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President Trump, Sen. Blumenthal exchange words following FBI Director Comey firing

President Trump, Sen. Blumenthal exchange words following FBI Director Comey firing Trump's firing of Comey, "does not pass the smell test", said Rep. "Your bullying won't silence my calls for an independent prosecutor", he wrote. He should be the one who is investigated for his acts". The next target on the commander in chief's hit list: Senator Richard Blumenthal. In 2010 , The New York Times reported that Richard Blumenthal's military service was a lie, despite describi... [Full Article...]

Corbyn's vehicle drives over BBC cameraman's foot

Corbyn's vehicle drives over BBC cameraman's foot So you might be forgiven for thinking that things couldn't possibly get any worse for Corbyn. Not so. When the Labour leader arrived at the party's manifesto meeting, his vehicle - reportedly with Corbyn still inside - ran over a BBC cameraman's foot. [Full Article...]

Why Turks in Germany won't be allowed to vote on death penalty

Why Turks in Germany won't be allowed to vote on death penalty In April, almost 1.4 million eligible Turkish voters living in Germany took part in the controversial referendum that expanded Erdogan's powers. The Turkish opposition has disputed the validity of the referendum results, protesters have taken to the streets in Istanbul and other major cities, and global observers have found substantial violations in the campaign and voting but the results have b... [Full Article...]

Acting FBI chief declines to say if Trump is under investigation

Did Roger Stone influence Trump's decision? "I was going to fire regardless of recommendation". Sanders told ABC's " Good Morning America " on Thursday that Rosenstein, who wrote a memo outlining why Comey should get the axe, didn't have prompting from Trump . [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's sister highlights family ties in pitch to Chinese investors

Critics were quick to accuse the family business of playing up its connection to the White House at the event. He has indicated that he would recuse himself if any conflicts arose. Trump, who purchased it four years ago, reported the residential rental property as being worth between $25 million and $50 million and generating between $100,000 and $1 million in rental income on his personal fin... [Full Article...]

ISIS chief in Afghanistan killed in April raid, United States military says

General John Nicholson claimed this is the "second ISIS-K emir we have killed in nine months" and that the raid killed at least 35 other ISIS fighters. "He was responsible for ordering the attack on the 400-bed hospital in Kabul, he kidnapped girls and beheaded elders in front of their families", the president's office said in a series of tweets Sunday night. [Full Article...]

On Pokhran nuke test anniversary, PM hails Vajpayee's courage

On Pokhran nuke test anniversary, PM hails Vajpayee's courage Following this, the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared India a nuclear state, making it the sixth country to join the "nuclear club" of nations and the first one that was not party to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons ( NPT ) - an global treaty signed by the US, Russia, the UK, France, and China which aims to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and hopes to ac... [Full Article...]

Vehicle carrying Jeremy Corbyn runs over cameraman's foot

Vehicle carrying Jeremy Corbyn runs over cameraman's foot Jeremy Corbyn's auto ran over the foot of a BBC cameraman today as the leader went to sign the Labour party's new manifesto. Corbyn, whose party trails Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives by about 15-20 percentage points in opinion polls, was also grappling on Thursday with a leak of his draft manifesto to several newspapers. [Full Article...]

'Fidget Spinners' cause debate over use at school

'Fidget Spinners' cause debate over use at school Like all the best playground toys, they can be bought for a couple of pounds in a local corner shop - though some are retailing at a much higher price online. "I know some teachers are asking the students to deposit them at the door when they come into the class", she wrote in an email. Hillsborough County said administrators at each school can make that decision, and a few have asked students to ... [Full Article...]

Cotton Booed at Town Hall for Defending Trump on Taxes

Cotton Booed at Town Hall for Defending Trump on Taxes VIKRAM AMAR: It's hard to predict because the Supreme Court hasn't really weighed in that often on what states can do to regulate presidential elections. "No, I said I would have to get back to you on that", Spicer said. Did Donald Trump pay his fair share of taxes; which banks and countries does his plethora of companies owe money; and have his previous IRS audits resulted in repayment of addit... [Full Article...]

Bengaluru court acquits former French diplomat charged with raping his daughter

Bengaluru court acquits former French diplomat charged with raping his daughter Mazurier, who was working in the French consulate in Bangalore when he was arrested, had always denied the charge. Soon after his acquittal, Mr. Mazurier spoke to the media and said, "It has been a long battle, but I am happy that justice has been done". [Full Article...]

Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

Authorities have been particularly concerned that the presidential election, the first round of which is on Sunday, could also become a target. As the government prepared to flood streets with more than 50,000 police and soldiers to safeguard the ballot, Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said police thwarted an imminent "terror attack", arresting two men in the southern port city of Marseille. [Full Article...]

Man Utd legend Keane: Correct decision for BVB and Monaco to play

Man Utd legend Keane: Correct decision for BVB and Monaco to play But you shouldn't forget there were 30 people sitting in it, so it's an attack on us as people. It is a very bad feeling. A few minutes after this attack, the only question asked was: 'Are you ready to play?' As if we had a beer thrown on our coach. [Full Article...]

Politicians demand Theresa May debate Corbyn and Sturgeon ahead of snap election

The leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, said that the government would use the election to take the country to the right and try to push through a hard Brexit and deeper cuts. Challenged on whether he would quit if the party failed to win, he said: "We are campaigning to win this election, that's the only question now". A BBC spokesman said it was too early to say whether the broadcaster would s... [Full Article...]

May calls for early poll to strengthen Brexit hand

Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced Tuesday a snap general election to b. The leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, pressed May in Parliament Wednesday to take part in a televised debate ahead of the election, but May maintained she had no interest in doing so. [Full Article...]

SC restores trial of Advani, Joshi, Bharti in Babri case

SC restores trial of Advani, Joshi, Bharti in Babri case The Supreme Court of India said on Wednesday that senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others will be tried for conspiring to bring down the 16th-century Babri mosque in Ayodhya 25 years ago. If the parties involved feel that the top court's order is not being followed in letter and spirit then they will be having the liberty to approach the apex court. [Full Article...]

Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election

In a shocking move that stunned her allies and opponents, British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday called for snap elections on June 8, asserting that it is the only way to guarantee political stability in the country for years after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses United States of creating situation for nuclear war

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China conducts "normal" business with its neighbor North Korea while adhering to sanctions imposed beginning in 2006 by the United Nations. "We want to see North Korea abandon its reckless path of the development of nuclear weapons, and also its continual use and testing of ballistic missiles is unacceptable". [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll, Reads to Children

In Obama's final year as president, the White House had 35,000 Easter-egg roll attendees and featured Jay-Z and Beyonce as musical guests. Having this new tradition of spectacular dresses during a White House event, people will now be expecting more from First Lady Melania Trump. [Full Article...]

Suspect in foiled French election attack also sought by Belgium

The 65-year-old is holding a rally in Dijon, in eastern France, while his image is projected by satellite to crowds in six other cities, including one on the island of La Reunion. "These two radicalised men ... intended to commit in the very short-term - by that I mean in the coming days - an attack on French soil", Interior Minister Matthias Fekl told a news conference. [Full Article...]


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