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James Comey to testify before Senate next week about Russian Federation

Comey confirmed during congressional testimony that the FBI was investigating possible connections or coordination between President Trump's associates and the Russian government. U.S. President Donald Trump interacts with reporters as he welcomes Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington , U.S. [Full Article...]

Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95

Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95 He was appealing his conviction, for which he was sentenced to five years in prison, so he had not yet gone to jail, The Associated Press reported . And while the court found no evidence that he was a direct participant in the deaths that occurred at Auschwitz, he was convicted for his role there. [Full Article...]

New tax shakes Indian parks

New tax shakes Indian parks Some industrial segments are unhappy with the rates and have approached the government seeking changes. The idea of GST can be traced back to the Budget of 2006 when the then Finance Minister P. Six among the 29 states and seven Union territories - Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab, Delhi and Bengal - are yet to pass the bill to switch to the new tax regime. [Full Article...]

Official says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

Three weeks ago in an open letter to Trump, MacLennan and 3M CEO Inge Thulin joined 28 other powerful us corporate leaders who said the 195-nation agreement to limit man-made climate change would help American companies become more efficient and competitive. [Full Article...]

Corbyn, others attack May in United Kingdom election debate

Corbyn, others attack May in United Kingdom election debate She debates Corbyn all the time anyway: May has repeatedly said that since she became leader of the Conservatives in July 2016, she has "directly, week in, week out" debated Corbyn during prime minister's questions in the House of Commons, so there's no need to debate him again before the election. [Full Article...]

Korea Unwilling to Act on Seoul's Conciliatory Moves, Experts Say

Korea Unwilling to Act on Seoul's Conciliatory Moves, Experts Say But defence ministry spokesman Moon Sang-Gyun said the object on Tuesday had been spherical, not cylindrical like activists' balloons. The North's General Staff said the South's firing is a "reckless military provocation" aimed at promoting hostility toward Pyongyang and maintaining a confrontation on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Opposition mocks May's absence from election debate

Opposition mocks May's absence from election debate May. The Prime Minister's bid to return Brexit to the heart of the General Election campaign comes the day after she was slammed by opponents after refusing to take part in a major TV debate on Tuesday night. "While countries including China, Brazil, the USA and the Gulf States have expressed their interest in striking trade deals with us as soon as they can", the Conservative Party lead... [Full Article...]

United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement

Musk followed up with a tweet saying, "Will have no choice but to depart councils" if Trump pulls out of the Paris deal, backed by almost 200 other countries. The Paris Agreement shows that world leaders recognize the urgency and gravity of the climate crisis and are ready to work together to create solutions. [Full Article...]

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, says report

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former Exxon CEO, is among those in the Trump administration urging the president to keep the US commitment. 'I'm hearing from a lot of people, both ways. The possibility Mr Trump - who has previously described climate change as a hoax by the Chinese - could pull out within days was labelled disastrous and as putting the United States on "the wrong side of... [Full Article...]

Parents who criticized Karla Homolka say school asked them to leave

Parents who criticized Karla Homolka say school asked them to leave One parent, who tried to raise the issue with the school, was told he would not be welcome back when the new school year starts in September. "The ministry only gives permits to schools that are a safe place for students attending". It's clear why parents aren't happy about Homolka's presence, but school officials insist there's nothing to be anxious about. Breakfast Television Montreal wa... [Full Article...]

Amid Allegations, Kushner's Position Is Safe, Author Says

Then on Monday, Fox News published an anonymously-sourced story of its own, alleging the Russians had proposed the idea, not Kushner . "What that allows you to do is to communicate in a discreet manner, so it doesn't predispose you toward any sort of content of that conversation or anything", McMaster said. [Full Article...]

Proposed UN resolution would sanction 15 North Koreans

Proposed UN resolution would sanction 15 North Koreans The Council calls on the North to "abandon all nuclear weapons and existing nuclear programs in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner", and end all ballistic missile test launches . Treasury's move is the most recent in the US effort to clamp down on North Korea's nuclear weapons program. A Moscow-based company, Ardis-Bearings LLC was among the entities added, with Treasury saying it h... [Full Article...]

Jadhav will be alive till he exhausts clemency

Jadhav will be alive till he exhausts clemency He claimed that it was not true. The ICJ had on 18 May stayed the execution of 46-year-old Jadhav, who was sentenced to death last month by a Pakistan military court that convicted him of alleged spying and subversive activities. "It has not ruled on any of these arguments", he said. Zakaria had earlier told Dawn News that "Jadhav continues to provide crucial intelligence with regard to recent... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump and Angela Merkel 'get along very well': White House

Perhaps in response, Donald Trump launched a fresh Twitter tirade this morning against Germany , accusing the country (again) of not paying its fair share of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions and of running a "MASSIVE" trade deficit. [Full Article...]

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add U.S. jobs

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add U.S. jobs Trump says on Twitter that he'll be making the announcement Thursday at 3 p.m. He ends the tweet with his campaign slogan, "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" But on Wednesday, one day after the phone call, reports began to emerge from the White House that Trump had chose to withdraw from the 2015 agreement, in which almost all countries pledged to reduce carbon emissions. [Full Article...]

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Overnight, #covfefe was trending on Twitter , and the original tweet has been retweeted more than 105,000 times and received more than 148,000 likes. "It's the circus, right?" Despite the bewilderment sweeping the world online, Trump himself appeared to embrace the fun side of his mistake, posting: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? It's what a classic authoritarian does". [Full Article...]

Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns Even cellular networks are vulnerable. The mobile revelation suggests a new level of hypocrisy, especially since Trump famously lambasted Hillary Clinton for using a private email server during the presidential campaign. It wasn't until last June that he got a smartphone, but Obama said it was a specially customized secure phone and had few of the features he wanted, like the ability to... [Full Article...]

Bones reportedly found in search for Matthew Leveson's remains

Bones reportedly found in search for Matthew Leveson's remains On Wednesday, the excavators were shut off on the site possibly for the last time, as search teams unearthed human remains suspected to be those of Leveson. Homicide detectives continue to scour the search area on Thursday morning, as the bones are sent away for analysis to see if they were a DNA match for Matthew Leveson . [Full Article...]

Putin: Russia doesn't hack but "patriotic" individuals might

Putin: Russia doesn't hack but The Russian leader acknowledged the possibility that some individual "patriotic" hackers could have mounted some attacks amid the current cold spell in Russia's relations with the West, but scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the United States or Europe. [Full Article...]

Fired FBI Director to testify publicly about confrontations with Trump

Trump has fueled that suspicion by publicly disparaging the FBI investigation, saying that he was thinking about the case when he dismissed Comey, and then telling Russian diplomats that the firing had relieved pressure on him. A similar back-and-forth occurred before the testimony last month of former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, though the White House said it did not try to block h... [Full Article...]


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