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by | May 19, 2017 | 00:11

Congressional Republicans are increasing pressure on the administration to produce records related to the latest string of controversies involving President Trump, amid flagging confidence in the White House and a growing sense that scandal is overtaking the presidency.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:56

Bush State Department who has also co-authored a book with Mattis. Also on Wednesday, the first Republican raised the prospect of impeachment. Conflicting statements "can come back to look like one or many are inaccurate statements". Things will work out just fine". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a Bloomberg Television interview on Tuesday that Republicans desire "less drama" from the White House.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:52

Companies paying staff £330,000 will pay a 2.5 per cent surcharge and salaries above £500,000 will be charged 5 per cent. She also insisted Labour had little choice but to make independence a key feature of their campaign: "I wish this election was about the economy and about jobs, but as long as it is about the constitution we stand firmly against a second independence referendum and against independence because of the turbo-charged austerity it would bring".

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:04

The Justice Department separately appealed another federal judge's decision to halt the 90-day travel ban to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va. Watson relied on statements Trump and his advisers made about his proposed "Muslim ban" during his campaign and after his election. "Even last month, the president said it's a lot easier for Muslims to immigrate than Christian refugees from the Middle East, and that he's 'going to be helping Christians, big league, '" Katyal said.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:15

It is created to measure trends rather than to count the actual number of people working. "The employment figures do move around a lot and we had strong growth in full-time employment last month", Mr Turnbull told reporters in Rockhampton.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:15

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, bottom center, applauds along with other Pittsburgh Penguins fans as he during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Ottawa Senators, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Pittsburgh .

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:30

Last night, he tweeted that Mueller "is a great choice for special counsel - confident he'll fully investigate all aspects of Russia's interference in our election". Pressure on the White House intensified after Trump fired Comey, who had been leading a federal probe into the matter, and allegations that Trump had asked Comey to end the FBI investigation into ties between Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Russian Federation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:51

Brady, who reportedly had cancer, died in the high-security Ashworth Hospital near Liverpool overnight, British media reported. A court hearing in February heard he had been bedridden for the last couple of years and was terminally ill with emphysema.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:00

In February, the New York Times reported that "phone records and intercepted calls" prove that Trump campaign officials "had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials". These alleged contacts happened during the illegal hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:24

Ryan spoke a day after The New York Times reported that Trump attempted to influence the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Comey has previously said he would only testify in an open session. British PM Theresa May meanwhile said Trump is free to decide what to discuss with White House visitors, while stressing that London's relationship with Washington was "the most important defence and security relationship" around the world.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:48

It's a good day to be a Texas basketball fan. "Coach Smart may not have been aware of it, but I put him through a weeklong job interview last summer when he coached me on Team USA in Valdivia, Chile", Bamba wrote in The Players' Tribune .

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:13

That work begins right away. This comes after a wave of right wing Nationalism pushed candidate Marine Le Pen of the "National Front", past the first round of the election. One of those at Sunday's victory rally, 50-year-old nuclear technician Alain Perrouault, said he had voted for Macron primarily to counter Le Pen. Modi had on Monday greeted Macron for his electoral win in a tweet.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:17

All three deaths came in the Likati health district of Bas-Uele province, which borders the Central African Republic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola Virus detected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:58

Dana] Rohrabacher and Trump ". When the Post initially reached out to Ryan and McCarthy for comment, spokespersons for both members of Congress initially denied the conversation ever happened. When McCarthy brought the hacking up, he claims the research obtained by the opposition on Trump had been delivered to Trump himself. "No leaks ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:50

They dispatched the St. Louis Blues in six games, and captured a thrilling victory in front of an eye-opening raucous crowd. But the Ducks were thoroughly outplayed in Games 1 and 2 at the Honda Center, and it took the miracle comeback of miracle comebacks in Game 5 to get the win.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:39

The 40-year-old actress recently graced the much-awaited film festival with her striking presence. The actress has also shared a video of her red carpet moments on Twitter and thanked the designer for the couture which made her 'feel like a princess'.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:45

Instead, Ryan expects to get to the truth through the ongoing House Intelligence Committee review and the Oversight and Government Reform Committee's request for the memo Comey reportedly wrote documenting Trump's alleged attempt to scuttle his investigation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:01

Each picked up a penalty, with Johansen high-sticking Kesler off a faceoff. With the series heading to Nashville , where the Predators are 5-0 at home, look for Johansen to get a much-needed break from his pesky shadow. Halfway through the period, the Ducks did what they do best and created havoc in front of the Nashville net. "Tonight's response after getting down 2-0 is a character builder for our group", said Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:15

Former Lyon star Benzema admits he was able to get to know Macron as he's an OL fan. Benzema is suspected of pressuring Valbuena to deal with blackmailers. Karim Benzema and Emmanuel Macron have already met several times and seem to appreciate. Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has not given up hope of a return to the French national team despite being frozen out by coach Didier Deschamps in the wake of a sextape scandal 18 months ago.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:58

Officers will be required to undergo de-escalation training. The new policy also addresses long held public suspicions that there is a so-called "code of silence" in which officers stay quiet about or hide misconduct by other officers — suspicions that the department itself confirmed past year when Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson recommended that officers at the scene of the 2014 shooting of teenager Laquan McDonald be fired for filing false reports.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:21

And he asked Macron also to "contribute to the cooperation and solidarity among nations", and to continue to promote "in Europe and in the world the search for peace and common good, the respect of life and the defense of dignity of each person".

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:25

Trump added that an agreement can not be imposed on the two sides by any foreign country, including the United States , and would have to be negotiated directly between them. The summit talks between President Mahmoud Abbas and his USA counterpart Donald Trump in Washington was the highlight of the Thursday issue of the three Palestinian Arabic dailies.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:19

He has also made it amply clear he does not support the deployment of U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), on his country's borders for which Trump has demanded South Korea pay $1 billion. But Abe also said "dialogue for dialogue's sake would be meaningless" and he called on North Korea to demonstrate "sincere and concrete action", Hagiuda said, adding that Moon shared Abe's views.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:09

Rouhani has warned his supporters that Qalibaf and Raisi, whose backgrounds are in the Revolutionary Guards and Iran's hardline judiciary, will take the country back to "extremism". If both Ghalibaf and Raisi stay in the race, the already small hard-line base will split their votes among both candidates in the first round, possibly giving Rouhani an easy lead.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:00

A source within the Palestine Liberation Organization tells Newsweek , under condition of anonymity, that President Trump will meet President Abbas in Bethlehem on May 23. The reaction to Trump's reported visit to the site shows why sitting United States presidents have stayed away from the Western Wall. The Western Wall is revered as the holiest site where Jews can pray.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:49

WASHINGTON | The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward preserving the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran , coupling the move with fresh ballistic missile sanctions to show it isn't going light on the Islamic republic. The State Department communicated to the Congress that the USA continues to waive sanctions as required to continue implementing the U.S. sanctions-lifting commitments in the JCPOA.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:32

And, as CNN points out , union leaders appeared to anticipate that legal action, telling members in a public letter Friday that they "are not sending any "coded" or hidden messages" that pilots should refuse shifts. But the Airlines Pilots Association said that its members "are not engaged in a job action". "Airlines typically prevail in such cases and we expect a return to somewhat normal conditions relatively soon", Savanthi Syth, an analyst at Raymond James Financial Inc., said in a note ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:47

Posting on Twitter, the First Minister said: "Vive La France". U.S. President Donald Trump and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will meet on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders meet in Brussels on 25 May, 2017.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:24

If provable, would it be obstruction of justice? "But if you're trying to build an obstruction-of-justice case, you might want the president to keep talking, because everything he does is digging a deeper legal hole for himself", Miller suggested.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:47

India's application on Jadhav, who was arrested in March a year ago and sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities, was "unnecessary and misconceived" and must be dismissed, Pakistan told the UN's highest judicial body.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:47

The North defends its weapons programmes as necessary to counter United States hostility. Moon, throughout his presidential campaign, had shown a willingness to rein in its neighbour through dialogue. According to Reuters , North Korea is working to develop a long-range missile with a nuclear warhead capable of striking the mainland US. North Korea then sees its future dependent on being able to continue to strengthen its retaliatory capabilities, but carefully avoiding anything so grand ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:55

US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as traders digested news of an extension of an agreement to freeze oil output. Saudi Arabia has lost market shares in Asia to Iran and Iraq . U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $48.15, down 51 cents, or 1 percent. Oil also undershoots and overshoots given its momentum moves, and we're expecting it to overshoot as this next cycle continues and deficits begin to dominate the headlines.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:15

In a sign of that concern, LR senior lawmaker Francois Baroin disowned party colleague Edouard Philippe for accepting Macron's offer of the job of prime minister on Monday. Le Drian, who as a minister under Hollande oversaw two wars in Africa while selling French jet fighters and submarines, has also worked extensively with Germany.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:10

Donald Trump has said that "no politician in history.has been treated worse or more unfairly" than him. The tumult in Washington has deepened over allegations Trump had sought to end the FBI's investigation into ties between Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Russian Federation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:34

After 30 years, renters would own their homes outright, although tenants have the right to sell their property and cash out of their share at any time. The manifesto will also include plans to reverse cuts to school and college budgets by protecting per pupil funding in real terms and introducing a fairer national funding system, to include protection so that no school loses out, the party says.