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by | May 12, 2017 | 21:31

Cox wisely advised us that we knew the evidence better than anyone and that if we hadn't been fired, we should stay and see the case through. Gen. Rod Rosenstein, who wrote in a letter that the White House initially cited to justify Comey's firing that the director made "serious mistakes" that had damaged morale at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:45

He added that the fact that Israel hides behind two walls in Lebanon and Gaza proves its weakness, noting that resistance fighters had convinced Israel that there was no place for it in Lebanon. The Islamic State or Daesh and the Fateh Al-Sham Front, former Al-Nusra Front, have armed terrorists entrenched in mountainous areas bordering Lebanon from where they habitually besiege villages like Arsal, Hermel, Baalbek, and others in the Bekaa valley.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:01

The tweeted photos fashion a grinning Mr Trump as peacemaker, a day after the Republican leader gave Mr Lavrov a rare Oval Office welcome and Ukraine's Mr Klimkin met with Vice President Mike Pence. The ambassador was also not mentioned in the official White House readout of the meeting. White House officials had allowed Scherbak, described by the delegation as Lavrov's photographer, to record the meeting, claiming they didn't know he also works for TASS.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:47

North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr was critical of the decision to fire Comey , but said a special counsel was not necessary. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said the White House was "brazenly interfering" in the probe.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:59

According to a U.S. watchdog, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR): "Casualties suffered by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in the fight against the Taliban and other insurgents continue to be shockingly high".

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:17

Mrs. Alhassan, the Women's Affairs minister, said that the girls would be reintegrated back to the society after they had undergone psycho-therapy. A new video published by worldwide media outfit CNN on Thursday shows some of the Chibok girls released by the terrorist group Boko Haram in 2016 in a government facility.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:56

But it was a bad day for the poor cameraman whose foot was run over by a auto carrying Jeremy Corbyn to the meeting where the manifesto was supposed to be agreed. Among the pledges, which are yet to be signed off, the party said it would guarantee a "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit agreement and ruled out leaving the European Union without a deal.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:17

The change becomes effective January 1, 2018, and will allow youth leaders to implement a simplified program that meets local needs and provides activities that balance spiritual, social, physical and intellectual developmental goals for young men, according to a Church statement release on Thursday, May 11.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:05

This weakness will be witnessed in all the regime's core policies regarding domestic crackdown and exporting terrorism overseas. "I will engage myself in lifting all the non-nuclear sanctions during the coming four years and bring back the grandeur of Iran and the Iranian people", he said .

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:03

It's all created to deepen economic ties with Asian, European and African countries along old Silk Road routes, an initiative Xi unveiled in 2013 that's part of a broader plan to boost his nation's standing in the global community after a century of "humiliation".

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:53

In a 30-minute interview with NBC News on Thursday , he said: "He's a showboat, he's a grandstander". The White House said Trump is weighing options for replacing Comey, a decision that could have broad implications for the future of the Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:26

DeTrani said. Moon has advocated a more dovish approach - and he has expressed unhappiness with what looked like a USA race to put a new missile defense system, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in place before the election took place.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:49

Comey declined, instead offering "honesty". "Taking Jim Comey out of that equation is not going to change anything in this investigation", Hosko said. "He's a showboat. He's a grandstander", Trump told NBC News . Republican chairman of the panel, Richard Burr, and the top Democrat, Mark Warner, praised Mr Comey, with Mr Warner saying he was offended at Mr Trump's remarks.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:11

Fallin said the storm system delivered widespread rain and high winds, with damage to power lines and power poles as well as trees, roofs and structures. "You just can't believe you're alive", Melton said. The Rankin County Sherriff's Department reported that a seven-year-old boy had unplugged an electric golf cart and dropped the cord in water on the ground and was shocked.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:56

Gulen denies the charges. Anadolu said the suspects were removed from positions at Borsa Istanbul stock exchange following the attempt. "Done in the middle of the night, with no notification to their families, Malaysia sent these three men to face a possible risk of torture and prolonged pre-trial detention, followed by a court trial that will likely fail to meet fair trial standards".

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:54

David Lee, another former classmate in the USA, said that Kim would send food to North Korea out of concern for the starving people. The school - founded by evangelical Christians from overseas and opened in 2010 - is known to have a number of American faculty members.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:31

North Korea's heightened threat could change Moon's calculus once in power. The call to Moon took place just a day after he took office and comes amid increased regional tensions over North Korea as well as the deployment of a US missile- defence shield in South Korea.

by | May 12, 2017 | 22:05

Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said she told Jadhav's mother about the order. Pakistan had denied consular access to the Indian diplomats despite 16 requests since the time he was arrested in March 2016. The Pakistan Military Court sentenced him to death, alleging he was working as a spy for intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing or RAW. Pakistan had denied 16 requests for consular access to Jadhav in contravention to global law, Baglay said during a press conference in New Delhi .

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:27

On Tuesday, the South Korean people voted the liberal Moon Jae-in into office, ending an nearly decade long conservative rule. Moon advocates dialogue and reconciliation with the North to defuse the situation and eventually lure it to negotiations.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:26

They say the Afghan government had been notified and given the coordinates of the border villages, where the census workers were going door to door. The unfortunate episode led to the death of at least 12 innocent people and injured more than 40, including women and children.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:00

Trump's contention that he was going to fire Comey regardless of what Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the No. 2 Justice Department official Rod Rosenstein recommended conflicts with earlier explanations from the White House. The White House has tried to explain why the president felt the need to fire the director of the FBI at a critical junction in the FBI's investigation into the president's campaign, and the official line started crumbling under the weight of its own contradictions ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:37

The Russian-led deal "was concluded without the Syrian people" and "lacks the minimum basics of legitimacy", it said in a statement. And Syrian rebel groups have also not been party to the deal and have been critical of it. "The only place where the coalition's aviation can operate is certainly on targets of the Islamic State". Adrian J.T. Rankine-Galloway. ISIS is an alternative acronym for the Sunni militant group.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:28

The Arctic is warming at double the rate of the rest of the planet, with average temperatures up 3.5 degrees Centigrade since the beginning of the 20th century, leading to rapid loss of glacial ice and permafrost. "The Paris climate agreement is the cornerstone for mitigating climate change", Soini said. The United States, an Arctic country because of the state of Alaska, is joined on the council by Canada, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:46

And in Denmark earlier Tuesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the US and Turkey are working out their differences. A spokesman for the US -led coalition against IS, Col. Raqqa is very important for Daesh, it is a strategic place. Col Dorrian said the arms include heavy machine guns to be used against ISIL lorry bombs, mortars, small arms and ammunition, as well as armoured vehicles and equipment to detect landmines.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:12

Park's father is slain military strongman Park Chung-hee, who ruled South Korea in the 1960s and '70s, and whose legacy as a successful economic strategist is marred by a record of vicious civilian oppression. The deployment of THAAD was agreed a year ago by South Korea's previous administration after North Korea conducted a long-range rocket launch that put an object into space.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:03

The whole point of the safe zones is to put demilitarized areas between factions fighting one another to try to slow the war, and this would mean effectively that all combatant forces are to be kept out of the zone, including United States troops and warplanes.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:06

Witnesses saw nationalist protesters angered over Xhaferi's election beating up another lawmaker in parliament. President Gjorgi Ivanov has refused giving the mandate for a new government, although Zoran Zaev (the leader of SDSM) provided a list of signatures, guaranteeing the parliamentary majority.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:25

Reclusive North Korea warned this week that USA hostility had brought the region to the brink of nuclear war. To discuss, Worldview talks with Peter Hayes, director of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability in Berkeley, California.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:33

North Korea's Ministry of State Security made it clear the attempt to kill Kim Jung Un was thwarted last month. North Korean authorities have detained those who travelled independently and those who were part of organized tours, the State Department said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:37

As they ate, the president and Comey made small talk about the election and the crowd sizes at Trump's rallies. Comey declined to make that pledge. Trump, in his interview , also gave further details of his account that Comey had told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation matter.

by | May 12, 2017 | 21:11

China would have to rely on issuing long-term bonds to finance the scheme, Hong said. With China saying the Belt and Road is open to everyone, at least one country not widely seen as a safe investment choice is expected to show up - diplomatically isolated and nuclear-armed North Korea.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:44

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that the country needs a "good 'shutdown, '" as well advocated for changing Senate rules, in a pair of tweets where he complained about the congressional negotiating process. "I'll try to answer it one more time, and clearly we're having a lot of background noise here". "This is what winning looks like", Trump said during a ceremony honoring the Air Force Academy football team.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:58

That's incredible news because the Patriots originally signed Andrews as an undrafted free agent in 2015, and he's now entering his third year with the reigning Super Bowl Champions. He's appeared in 30 games for the Patriots, and he started in every playoff win this past season. Joe Thuney is signed through 2019, while Shaw Mason is signed through 2018.

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:39

Duterte's spokesman, Ernesto Abella, said Trump was very much aware of the criticism of Duterte, but had praised him for "doing a great job considering the weight and the enormity of the conditions in the Philippines". On Monday, Duterte suggested he may be too "tied up" to visit Washington . In an interview with Sputnik Chinese , political expert from Moscow State University Alexei Fenenko said that the Philippines is one of the main allies of the USA in the Asian region and thus there ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 20:19

Still, Moon appears to realize the changing political landscape limits a wholesale return to the Sunshine Policy, which ultimately failed to prevent a nuclear-armed North Korea. But Moon and Abe did not see eye to eye on a controversial deal struck with ex-President Park Geun-hye on compensating the Korean women who were forced to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during World War II.