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by | May 14, 2017 | 03:28

Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump had been thinking about letting Mr Comey go since winning the presidential election, but Mr Rosenstein had independently chose to review Mr Comey's conduct and had approached Mr Trump with his concerns.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:18

The first, an obelisk known as the Liberty Monument that was raised in honor of a racially-charged 1874 attempt to overthrow the New Orleans government, was removed in late April. But he says it soon became "painfully obvious" that several of New Orleans public monuments' commemorating Reconstruction-era white uprisings and defenders of slavery had to go.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:52

Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University, said it's not unprecedented for the North to directly contact the US legislature or government. Earlier this week, he said: "I will urgently try to solve the security crisis". South Korea says it needs Thaad to defend itself from North Korea, but China believes its radars threaten regional security.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:54

He added: "We always take this very seriously". The test occurred in a laboratory in the capital city of Kinshasa, and the World Health Organization is assisting the government in responding to this situation. Seth Berkley said Friday. "WHO and partners are completing the epidemiological investigation to better understand the extent of the current outbreak and who are potentially at risk of Ebola ", World Health Organization spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic told CIDRAP News.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:01

Additionally, India is yet to finalise its attendance at the forum and is reserved about the initiative, citing sovereignty issues over China's involvement in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). China's economy is almost five times the size of India's. But India is not attending the high-profile B&R summit. OBOR is a development strategy proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, which focuses on connectivity and cooperation among countries between China and the rest of Eurasia, ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:41

A Department of Defense official said Milliken was killed near Barii, about 40 miles west of the Somalian capital, Mogadishu . Milliken enlisted in the military in 2002. He said the USA troops were "a distance back" from the compound which had been "associated with some attacks on facilities that we use and that our Somali partners use nearby".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:34

Mattis stressed the enduring nature of the U.S. -Turkey relationship in a meeting with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, the first face-to-face contact between officials from the two countries since the U.S. Staffan de Mistura said Thursday that the proposal agreed upon by Russia, Iran and Turkey last week could lead to increased access by aid groups. "We never have and never will".

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:20

He's simply stating a fact". The probe, Trump said, needs "to be absolutely done properly". It is likely Mr Comey will be asked about the Russian Federation probe and possibly Mr Trump's claim on Twitter that there were recordings of the pair's conversations, a comment which the president has refused to elaborate upon.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:16

He could extract a promise that the Liberals would act on some key Green policies - like limits on corporate and union campaign donations. However, if the results are confirmed, Harrison said the Liberals and New Democrats may be forced to compromise with the Greens or face another election.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:05

None of the girls released on Saturday were among those returning to school in September as they were still undergoing medical and psychological treatment in the capital, Abuja, that should last two to three weeks, the government's Twitter feed stated.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:04

Bill Bryant, head of Arkansas State Police . Authorities say a gunman has fatally shot the police chief of an OH village and two nursing home employees. Mainhart was a five-year member of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, authorities said. The state police said investigators suspect those two bodies are connected to the disturbance call.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:08

Moon advocates a less confrontational policy. Human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In seems to be winning the country's election. In their phone call, Trump congratulated Moon on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power", a White House statement said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:06

Michelle Obama has been seen at Soul Cycle classes and restaurants around town, and the former president has made multiple trips to New York City. In announcing the plans , the Obamas also committed to donating $2 million for summer jobs and apprenticeships.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:21

One controversial bill that hasn't been debated by the House thus far is SB 6, the bathroom bill . Up against bill-killing deadlines, the House State Affairs Committee on Monday did not act on House Bill 2899, which some were hoping would serve as an alternative to the Senate's "bathroom bill".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:00

In an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt on Thursday, Trump said, "There's no collusion between me and my campaign and the Russians". "The FBI has been in turmoil". Trump himself wrote in a letter to Comey announcing his dismissal that he was acting on the recommendation of the Justice Department. "Number two, I don't know how that got there, because I didn't ask that question".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:30

The French political landscape was upended by Sunday's presidential race, which saw mainstream parties, including the Socialists who had governed for the past five years under outgoing President Francois Hollande, eliminated in favor of the untested Macron.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:35

The trade deal will open Chinese markets for American beef by July, allowing American producers to export meat for the first time in 13 years. "Canada and Mexico are friends of the United States, and their trade practices are better than China's ".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:37

Obama pushed Flynn out in 2014 from his job as director of the military's Defense Intelligence Agency, or DIA. U.S. intelligence believes Russian Federation sought to damage Trump's rival Hillary Clinton. Trump also urged lawmakers to ask Yates about the leak of information about Flynn. The former Director of National Intelligence just gave his statements along with former acting Attorney General Sally Yates to a Senate judiciary committee regarding the allegations that the Russians had a ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:18

In the tweet , Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning. Trump made no direct mention to NBC of the reasoning laid out by Rosenstein in his memo recommending Comey's dismissal, which dealt predominantly with his unusually public handling of the bureau's investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:32

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack in over 70 countries, although both said the attack had hit Russian Federation the hardest. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn expressed anger that the government had not renewed a multimillion-pound security package. Mr Manning estimated that adequate systems for the health service could cost around £100 million each year, adding: "In a world where every last £1 million of NHS spending ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:58

May's decision to call an early general election ensured her own record and Brexit would be on voters' minds when they went to the polls on Thursday to choose almost 5,000 new local councillors. Meeting victorious SNP candidates in Glasgow - where Labour lost overall control for the first time since 1980 - Ms Sturgeon told Sky News: "Yes, by their standards, the Tories did well - and I take nothing away from them - but they did well entirely at the expense of the Labour Party ".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:44

A Kremlin spokesman said that Moscow regrets America's "emotional obsession" with Russian Federation but will be patient because they believe "the obsession will end soon". In the call on Friday, Peskov reiterated Moscow's defense against the allegations. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship", the USA secretary of state said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:46

A spokesman for the United Nations secretary general's special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, declined to comment on those remarks. "There will be no worldwide forces under the command of the United Nations in the de-escalation zones, " Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem told a news conference in Damascus on Monday.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:38

The capture of Tabqa, a key step in the advance on Raqqa , the extremist group's de-facto capital, came seven weeks after the launch of the Kurdish-led offensive, backed by the USA -led global coalition. He called on Turkey to let go of its "unjustified" fears of the group. The issue risks further stoking tensions between Ankara and Washington less than a week before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Washington to meet his USA counterpart Donald Trump, in their first face-to-face ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:43

It was found by chance through a radar survey carried out in collaboration with experts from the university's faculty of science in early 2016 that revealed hollow ground. "This feather could be decoration on the hair dress of one of the deceased", El- Kholi said. Yehia Rashed, Egypt's tourism minister said last month that the new finds could boost tourist arrivals this year to about 10 million, an improvement from the 9.3 million visitors that came in 2015 but still far below the 14.7 ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:00

She added: "This election is not about who people might have voted for before". Mr Corbyn wants to pay for his new vision of Britain by ramping up taxes for businesses and high earners, along with large scale borrowing. The voters, however, are still divided over whether the parliament should be granted the final vote on the terms of the Brexit deal. That sentiment was echoed up the road in the city of Wolverhampton.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:31

The Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications told the Daily Sabah , a pro-government newspaper, that Wikipedia was blocked for "becoming an information source acting with groups conducting a smear campaign against Turkey in the worldwide arena".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:22

Such a scenario may also result in Seoul coming to control the North's territory, ending North Korea's role as a buffer state for China. At home, he needs to reassure the public that South Korea's fate will ultimately rest in the Korean people's hands and send a clear message to Pyongyang that the only future for the Kim regime is for it to denuclearize.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:33

The South is also embroiled in a dispute with China over a controversial United States missile defence system, which Beijing sees as a threat. He has also made it amply clear he does not support the deployment of U.S. Addressing the nation after taking the oath of office on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to eventually move out of the Blue House, where every modern South Korean president has lived and worked since the end of World War II.

by | May 13, 2017 | 23:51

Along with horns and a cape, the USA president sports a gold watch and pistol in his pocket while the Pope is adorned with a golden halo. Trump appears with a gold watch, a pistol and devil horns sprouting out of his head. Sudan is one of the seven countries on the U.S. travel ban list. "I think he will say what he thinks", the Argentine pontiff said. "Peace is artisanal.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:02

There are, of course, all kinds of reasonsstanding in the way of peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Mr Abbas implored Mr Trump to understand the Palestinian perspective. "This is something Israel is always ready for", he declared. An official from the Palestine Liberation Organization, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak on the issue, tells Newsweek it "could be an indication of what's coming".

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:01

The Prime Minister called Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on his election victory and to discuss the crisis around North Korea's nuclear weapons test programme. and China to resolve the THAAD issue". The two leaders also agreed to strengthen their alliance, the White House said. China has protested against the deployment saying the system's powerful radar can probe deep into its territory, undermining is security, destabilizing the regional security balance and doing little to deter North ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:23

Hong Kong-based iFeng news suggested that the tested missile might be an E/ADF-26B, an upgraded version of a previously-used missile equipped with the new capability of electronic attacks. Asked if the test's location in the Bohai Sea, close to the tensed Korean Peninsula, could show that the test was specifically aimed at Seoul's THAAD deployment, Song said that this was unlikely as Bohai is China's usual weapons testing ground.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:04

The White House has announced 10 people, many of them judges, President Donald Trump intends to nominate for positions on federal courts. Before that she was a University of MI law professor, a Justice Department lawyer during President George W.

by | May 14, 2017 | 00:35

BoE Governor Mark Carney said sterling's appreciation since Prime Minister Theresa May announced a June 8 snap election last month possibly reflected market expectations of a more orderly Brexit. "So this is going to be a more challenging time for British households over the course of this year, real income growth - to use our terminology - will be negative".