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Trump Has Meltdown After FBI Officials Offer Contradictory Account of Comey Meeting

Trump Has Meltdown After FBI Officials Offer Contradictory Account of Comey Meeting Media captionWhat do Trump supporters think about Comey's firing? President Trump has faced a backlash for sacking Mr Comey, who had been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. The president tweeted , "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with ideal accuracy!" At first, Trump's staffers said Trump dismi... [Full Article...]

France's BPCE chief executive says Macron's win good news for economy

France's BPCE chief executive says Macron's win good news for economy On Monday, Macron appeared alongside Socialist President Francois Hollande at World War II commemorations, a cordial meeting of the once close friends who became estranged when Macron launched his presidential bid past year. But that is far from guaranteed. And opposition politicians like Le Pen and Wilders have gained a stronger platform from which to promote their messages. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls

Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls Nigeria's president has personally met with 82 Chibok girls released by the terror group Boko Haram three years after they were kidnapped. Buhari said this while formally receiving the rescued girls behind closed doors at his official residence inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja . [Full Article...]

Venezuelan Opposition Refuses Maduro Invitation to Take Part in Constituent Assembly

Venezuelan Opposition Refuses Maduro Invitation to Take Part in Constituent Assembly The opposition, which has majority support in Venezuela after years of being in the shadow of the ruling Socialist Party, is demanding that delayed state elections be held and the 2018 presidential vote be brought forward. A crowd of thousands, led by opposition leaders and the wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, marched through Caracas singing the national anthem and shouting slo... [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyers say tax returns show little income from Russian sources

A "substantial portion" of that was attributable to the Moscow event, it said. No more White House press briefings?: Trump says his busy schedule makes it "not possible" for his staff to speak at the podium with "perfect accuracy". He also sold a Palm Beach estate to a Russian businessman in 2008. The president tweeted early Friday that "Again, the story that there was collusion between the ... [Full Article...]

Trump Warns Fired FBI Chief About 'Leaking' To Press

Trump Warns Fired FBI Chief About 'Leaking' To Press Comey confirms that the FBI is investigating alleged ties between Trump's election campaign team and the Russian government. Furious with his communications set up because they have been unable to project a coherent message (partly because he himself changes track so often), Trump tweeted on Friday morning that, "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand... [Full Article...]

Trump still in denial Russian ambassador attended White House meeting

The photos came the day after the president fired FBI director James Comey, who had been running an investigation into whether the Trump administration colluded with Russian Federation to influence the outcome of last year's election. In it, he thanked Comey for the three assurances. Will Trump appoint a Russian sympathizer as the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director? He questioned whet... [Full Article...]

AT&T 'throttling' case will be reheard by U.S. court

AT&T 'throttling' case will be reheard by U.S. court The case will be reheard by an 11-judge panel as the court will try to determine whether the FTC has the jurisdiction to regulate mobile service providers over data throttling, a notion that was initially dismissed previous year. "Say for example you have a common carrier who made a decision to sell dietary supplements", Ohlhausen explained in a January interview. While he's expressed confiden... [Full Article...]

N.Korea says will have dialogue with US under right conditions

A dialogue was possible with the Trump administration, said a senior North Korean official after meeting with an ex-US government official in Oslo, Norway. The North did not conduct a nuclear test or a long-range rocket launch in April despite a view that it may take such a provocative act to mark a series of key political events in the month. [Full Article...]

Prince Philip is not dead, he's just retiring from official royal engagements

In fact, his age turned out to be the subject of the staff meeting; shortly after the gathering, Buckingham Palace released a statement announcing that Philip will retire from public duties this fall. Just hours before the announcement, there was an emergency meeting held at Buckingham Palace. The royal family are beloved fixtures in Britain and speculation about royal health has been simmerin... [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

Moon said in his first speech as president he would begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington and Beijing to ease a row over a USA missile defense system being deployed in the South. The deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (THAAD) in the South has angered China , Seoul's major trading partner, which sees the sys... [Full Article...]

Driver in fatal auto auction crash has lengthy driving history, records show

Driver in fatal auto auction crash has lengthy driving history, records show Two were pronounced dead at the scene and one later died at the hospital. Investigators said they do not believe the crash was intentional. The driver, who is not being named by NBC Boston, said Friday that he was driving inside the building when he lost control. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

The Trump administration downplayed the threat, but a senior official acknowledged the White House had been misled about the role of the Russian photographer, who was employed by a state-run news agency. Ambassadors often accompany visiting dignitaries to the White House. Given the alleged subterfuge, various former officials and experts chimed in with questions on the wisdom of letting the phot... [Full Article...]

Microsoft adds detection, protection against global cyberattack - statement

One of the first and worst attacks was aimed at Britain's National Health Service . US companies were being warned to gird against the threat, which reportedly blocked access to computers in exchange for a ransom. It's typically spread through email phishing programs and affects computers using Windows operating systems. Security experts said the ransomware encountered Friday is a self-re... [Full Article...]

In Nigeria, Dozens Of Kidnapped Girls Freed In Boko Haram Swap

In Nigeria, Dozens Of Kidnapped Girls Freed In Boko Haram Swap Ms Alhassan said they travelled to Chibok for Christmas but upon their return to the capital said they were scared to go back to their community. An handout picture released by the PGDBA&HND Mass Communication shows some of the 82 released Chibok girls waiting before a meeting with Nigeria's President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on May 7, 2017. [Full Article...]

Philippine tourist hotspots on alert after kidnap warning

Philippine tourist hotspots on alert after kidnap warning President Rodrigo Duterte himself allayed fears of kidnapping in Palawan. Threatened by purported terrorist activities in Palawan are Puerto Princesa City and areas surrounding the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Similarly, it also issued a travel warning for the Sulu Archipelago and through the southern Sulu Sea, including the southern Palawan Island, due to the threat of pira... [Full Article...]

Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party The head of the En Marche! commission in charge of deciding on the movement's candidates told broadcaster Europe 1 that Valls "does not fulfil the criteria" to be a candidate. Mr. Macron, though the victor of the presidential election on Sunday, could be facing an uphill battle next month as many doubt his new party, Le Republique En Marche! , will be able to form a majority in the National A... [Full Article...]

Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI, threatens to launch hunger strike

I wasn't at the Chief Minister's residence on Friday, May 5. Defending Kejriwal, Jain said, "He (Mishra) is making corruption allegation against Arvind Kejriwal, perhaps one of the most honest politicians, we know of". A few days back, he had visited the ACB office and shared evidence related to the tanker scam that dates back to Sheila Dikshit's tenure as chief minister. [Full Article...]

How Jeff Sessions' Drug Sentencing Guidelines Could Restart War On Drugs

How Jeff Sessions' Drug Sentencing Guidelines Could Restart War On Drugs Sessions seems to equate going easy on mandatory minimum sentences with "injustice". And the American Civil Liberties Union said Sessions is " pushing federal prosecutors to reverse progress and repeat a failed experiment-the War on Drugs". [Full Article...]

Senate committee subpoenas Flynn for Russian Federation documents

Senate committee subpoenas Flynn for Russian Federation documents Copies of request letters sent to longtime Trump associate Roger Stone and former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page were shared with The Associated Press. They were issued from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and were received by former associates of Flynn's. The Flynn subpoena also comes one day before the committee is scheduled to hold an annual hearing with the head... [Full Article...]


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