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by | May 21, 2017 | 10:20

He said in a later interview that any talk of impeachment would be premature. Speaking on CNN's "New Day", Rep. Adam Schiff called Putin's offer "yet another twist in the road" and said "all of this gets more baffling every day". If it were to happen, first it goes to the House of Representatives, the only body with the power to impeach a president. In Lichtman's view, that would include allegations of collusion with the Russians in trying to influence the 2016 presidential ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:54

But, in his strongest expression of support yet for the Labour leader, he said Mr Corbyn was now transforming into "a prime minister in waiting". Richard Wood, of the Buckinghamshire local medical committee (LMC), said: "I'm not asking us to choose privatisation".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:56

The United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more to rein in its ally and neighbour. Moon's envoy to Washington, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, said Trump spoke of the willing to use "engagement" to create peace on the Korean peninsula, Yonhap news quoted Hong as saying.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:42

Chaffetz is the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, one of the United States government bodies looking into Trump's decision to fire James Comeyas the head of Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as into claims about links between Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Moscow.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:41

Quoting 10 current and former USA officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, the newspaper described the intelligence breach as "one of the worst in decades". It said that even now intelligence officials are unsure whether the United States was betrayed by a mole within the CIA or whether the Chinese hacked a covert system used by the CIA to communicate with foreign sources.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:42

Millions of Iranians voted late. Trump's administration is likely to keep putting pressure on Iran over its weapons programs, as well as what it sees as Tehran's efforts to destabilize the Middle East, former USA officials and analysts said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:31

The exploitation of EternalBlue , suspected to have been developed using a hacking method leaked from US National Security Agency, allows the malware to spread through file-sharing protocols set up across the internal networks of organisations, many of which criss-cross the globe, according to Financial Times .

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:22

A new ferry between North Korea and Russian Federation has docked for the first time at the port of Vladivostok, despite USA calls for countries to downgrade relations with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile-testing programs. The news comes as tensions have spiked on the Korean peninsula over Pyongyang's test launch of a ballistic missile, with Washington saying the country's weapons development should be treated " with a sense of urgency ".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:42

Twitter users did not spare the president snide remarks about his dancing skills as the first video, released by Fox News , circulated on social media to the amusement of many. elections. Saudi Arabia now does not recognize the Jewish state as there are no diplomatic relations between the two. But fresh news reports about the Russian Federation investigation surfaced shortly after Mr Trump departed and threatened to overshadow the nine-day trip.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:30

Macron added that the terror threat in West Africa is "clearly a risk for Europe". Speaking during a trip to Mali, where some 4,000 French soldiers are deployed, Macron said France would work in close cooperation with Germany, but called on other European Union states to support military and development efforts in the region.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:36

Mr Comey was sacked by Donald Trump last week. In a statement in response, White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not deny the report , but said Mr Comey had created "unnecessary pressure" on the US' ability to conduct diplomacy with Russian Federation.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:31

Yu Jianhua, vice minister of commerce, met with the heads of worldwide organizations, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Monday and signed agreements with them on behalf of the Chinese government.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:44

A letter, liaised by the USA arm of the International Christian Embassy - Jerusalem (ICEJ), was signed by numerous evangelical leaders through the American Christian Leaders for Israel network. Trump made "two very serious mistakes", former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan said Thursday at a financial industry event in Las Vegas.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:06

Newsham said D.C. police are working with the Secret Service and State Department to identify the people who instigated the violence, and whether the men in dark suits , some with guns, are members of Erdogan's protective detail. In a statement , the Turkey Embassy blamed the conflict on the leftist Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, a Marxist group in Turkey that has for decades been locked in a military conflict with Ankara.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:10

United States President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia has been labelled an opportunity for Riyadh and Washington to rebuild ties which have strained under the Obama administration. As Trump arrived for dinner with the king, a spectacle awaited him: Men dressed in long white turbans and carrying swords swayed and chanted in unison to beating drums in a courtyard.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:03

The fatalities occurred when the jawans engaged a group of infiltrators near the LoC in Naugam sector, media reports said. "In the exchange of fire, two militants and as many soldiers have been killed", he said. "Two terrorists attempting infiltration in Nowgam Sector, Kashmir eliminated". The attack came in the wake of Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reviewing the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley with Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and other senior Army officers.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:03

The fatalities occurred when the jawans engaged a group of infiltrators near the LoC in Naugam sector, media reports said. "In the exchange of fire, two militants and as many soldiers have been killed", he said. "Two terrorists attempting infiltration in Nowgam Sector, Kashmir eliminated". The attack came in the wake of Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reviewing the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley with Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat and other senior Army officers.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:06

In big win for India, ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's hanging till its final order. It also noted the urgency of the case since Pakistan had given "no assurance that Mr Jadhav will not be executed before the court has rendered its final decision".

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:03

Though India and Pakistan are signatories to the Vienna Convention since 1977, New Delhi's request for access to Jadhav was denied 16 times. "Pakistan's contention before the International Court of Justice that this case was taken to the military tribunal because there was issue of terrorism, this is a lie", Sharma said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:19

Two men carry some belonings along a flooded street in the town of Rigaud west of Montreal, Sunday, May 7, 2017, following flooding in the region. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a flood-affected area in Terrasse-Vaudreuil, just west of Montreal Sunday where he talked to tired, anxious residents and was photographed filling a sandbag.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:22

The New York Times reported that Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week that Comey was a "nut job". Mr Trump has denied any collusion with Russian Federation, and called the investigation into his campaign the "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:53

The proud father of the bride spent a few moments with his daughter at the church gate and they composed themselves before the ceremony began. Princess Beatrice also turned out to watch Pippa, with the bride arriving traditionally late in a stunning fully skirted white dress and veil.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:39

They also, however, agree that a diplomat of Haley's stature simply isn't afforded the luxury of giving voice to his/her personal views on issues. Breitbart News, with several alumni occupying key posts in the administration, has not advanced tough criticisms of the president's Israel policy, although it has been critical of Trump on some domestic issues.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:00

Mr Comey, who was sacked from his position by US President Donald Trump earlier this month, is expected to answer questions about encounters and meetings leading up to his termination. Robert Mueller, who served as FBI chief under George W Bush, was appointed this week as special counsel for the investigation. A Washington Post report, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:23

He suggested that lawsuits should be filed if the responsible bodyguards can be identified. Senators Diane Feinstein and John McCain also expressed their "grave concern" over the incident in a letter to Erdogan. Police secure the street outside the Turkish Embassy during a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, May 16, 2017, in Washington, DC. One of the men in suits can be seen kicking a woman who had already been knocked to the ground.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:22

Well, according to a new report from The Washington Post , people familiar with the investigation say that a current senior administration official has been identified as a person of interest in the probe. Trump's comments last week and in February - when he reportedly nudged Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser - have led lawmakers and legal experts to question whether Trump sought to obstruct justice, a criminal and ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:05

Rouhani, who defeated his conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi in the Friday elections, garnered 57% of the vote, said Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli. While Khamenei gave Rouhani some leeway to negotiate the nuclear deal , other reforms he sought at home, especially greater political freedoms for Iranians, were stymied by Khamenei and the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:20

Instead, a series of mini-crises have cast a cloud over the visit. Trump had said during his campaign he would move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, which would effectively recognize the city as Israel's capital. If Israeli fears about Trump's utter incompetence don't prevent them from engaging in serious discussions, and if the Palestinians change strategies and agree to negotiate, Trump might eventually procure an agreement about an agreement , and then leave the sides to work out the ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:45

More than 41.2 million people voted out of 56 million who were eligible to do so. Under Rouhani, Iran reached a landmark 2015 nuclear agreement that capped Iran's nuclear activities in return for the lifting of global economic sanctions. Rouhani and Zarif have presented a more conciliatory face to the world, traveling often to European capitals and in Zarif's case, conversing easily in fluent English and giving frequent interviews to Western media.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:06

On the drive to the Ritz hotel where Trump is staying, King Salman rode with the president in the heavily armored presidential limousine nicknamed "the Beast". He'll participate later in an arrival ceremony at the Saudi Royal Court and a luncheon banquet, followed by a bilateral meeting with the king, a signing ceremony and a meeting with the Deputy Crown Prince.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:26

She denied Scottish education as a whole is going backwards, adding: "On literacy and numeracy we have a particular challenge but on many other measures of Scottish education that is just not true". "Thanks to the SNP Government in Scotland, the Bedroom Tax has been fully mitigated, tuition fees have been abolished and hospital auto parking charges have been scrapped".

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:10

While it barred Russian television broadcasts several years ago - since the Kremlin first began stirring up the conflict in eastern Ukraine - President Poroshenko and his officials had been trying to use Russian-controlled sites to get their message out.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:10

Second in command after the centre-right Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, is long-time Partie Socialist member and Lyon mayor Gerard Collomb, who supported Mr. The Republicans, who are biggest challenge to Macron's start-up Republic on the Move party in the legislative elections but lag behind it in opinion polls, accused the new president of trying to muddle the political debate.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:51

He said: "Because sometimes when I look at the team we have and the players here. because when it comes to winning the Premier League we often lose or draw against teams at home when we are superior". Tottenham Hotspur have appeared the only real challengers to Chelsea's indisputable stranglehold on top spot, but there were a host of other clubs heavily involved in the earlier stages of the season; some of whom have fallen away completely since Christmas.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:14

Cornyn said in a statement that he had informed the White House that "the best way I can serve is continuing to fight for a conservative agenda in the US Senate". Like most of his GOP colleagues, Cornyn has said a special prosecutor isn't needed and has expressed confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is heading the investigation.