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by | May 29, 2017 | 00:48

Supporters of Comey claim that the document gave him good reason to take the microphone in July, without consulting with Lynch, to announce the close of the Clinton probe - in great detail. But behind the scenes, Trump and his team appear to have worked assiduously to get FBI investigators to either stop their digging, or to lean on congressional and intelligence officials to get them to back Trump by saying there is nothing there.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:47

Corby was nowhere to be found by a media pack after arriving in Brisbane, nearly 13 years after being caught with marijuana in her boogie board bag in Bali. "They slept; they ate; they acted like normal passengers", one woman said. Corby landed in the Queensland capital of Brisbane early Sunday morning, after she was deported from Bali amid a frenzy of journalists.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:28

The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020. It's not the first time the two have spoken. "The threat has entered a new stage (as North Korea tests missiles and nuclear weapons). there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease", Abe said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:23

The F1 racer said: "I got an opportunity to test All-New Mégane R.S. during its development and I was hooked first time out by the excellence of its chassis". The big news besides being driven in public for the first time is that Renault has now confirmed that its new Renaultsport Megane will be available with two gearbox choices.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:30

Kushner's involvement in the proposed back channel was first reported by The Washington Post , which said he proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP confirmed.

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:39

Experts quickly said it was Trump's failure to endorse the deal that made it impossible to reach more concrete action on climate change . So, before Air Force One is wheels down at Andrews Air Force Base late Saturday, here are 5 takeaways from Trump's first foreign trip since becoming president.

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:39

In Bethlehem, Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks. "The Temple Mount and Western Wall will remain forever under Israeli sovereignty", Netanyahu told lawmakers, just two days after President Donald Trump visited the wall.

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:10

A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people in a packed concert hall in Manchester , in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called a sickening act targeting children and young people. British police working on the case have resumed intelligence-sharing with US counterparts after a brief halt because of anger over leaks to USA media thought by Britain to be coming from US officials.

by | May 28, 2017 | 21:38

After World War I, it became the day to honor and remember all Americans killed while serving their country in war. Memorial Day is not timed to a particular victory, battle or other military anniversary. "Let us honor them and never forget to keep their loved ones in our prayers", said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. NY then went on to become the first state to enact Memorial Day, originally titled "Decoration Day", as an official holiday in 1873.

by | May 28, 2017 | 22:30

The BMW Concept 8 Series reveals much of what is to come. But BMW Motorrad has never been one to let mere demand dictate innovation and so the German firm has just unveiled this, an electric scooter concept that "keeps the rider connected while riding, thereby expanding his mobile world by providing him with new opportunities".

by | May 28, 2017 | 19:33

Gregg's leadership on vocals and organ/piano duties met his brother Duane "Skydog'" Allman's already legendary slide guitar alongside Berry Oakley's unmistakable lead bass riffs, Dickey Betts sultry guitar and vocals, and unparalleled drummers Butch Trucks and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson.

by | May 28, 2017 | 20:28

With the goal, he became the leading goal scorer for his country. That puts him one ahead of Jared Borgetti, who had held the record all alone until Chicharito tied him in March. After that, there's a whole other World Cup cycle. Hernandez headed in his 47th goal with four minutes left in Saturday's friendly in Los Angeles, a warm-up for the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:09

Yet, after beating Ajax in Stockholm , Man United finished the season with three new trophies in their cabinet, while they booked a spot in pot 2 of next year's Champions League group draw. Qualifying for the UCL via a top-four finish in the Premier League has never been tougher, with six teams‚ Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Liverpool, United and Arsenal, genuine heavyweights.

by | May 28, 2017 | 19:01

Before arriving at the concert, which had attracted a young audience including many children, Abedi is believed to have put the final touches to his bomb in a city centre flat. Investigators gave details of Abedi's last hours as they released photographs from security cameras showing the bespectacled suicide bomber in trainers, jeans, black sleeves, a black cap and a black puffer waistcoat, over which the straps of his backpack can be seen.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:32

Differences over trade and Russian Federation have also arisen in talks. "We're gonna have a lot of strength and we're gonna have a lot of peace", he told them. "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week", the president told his nearly 31 million Twitter followers on Saturday. US officials said he had enjoyed "robust" conversations with his allies in Sicily and had also learnt a lot - especially in the debate on climate change , which he has previously dismissed ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:07

On Saturday afternoon, police identified the two men killed as Ricky John Best , age 53, who died at the scene; and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , 23, who died at the hospital . Witnesses said one was stabbed in the neck, CNN affiliate KOIN reported . The alternative weekly published photos and video of Christian at a " March for Free Speech " on April 29, to which he brought a baseball bat.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:33

However, if you've been infected by WannaCry and you haven't rebooted your computer in an attempt to get rid of it, you can give Wanakiwi a try. The findings varied according to different methods employed by various security firms, but security ratings firm BitSight also found 67 percent of infections had hit Windows 7, according to Reuters .

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:39

Donald Trump , for his first state visit as USA president, headed to the Middle East, starting with Saudi Arabia before flying off to Israel . Israel had been pestering Trump to visit Israeli Holocaust memorial and so later on Tuesday Trump returned to Jerusalem , visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:41

Recent news of President Trump's $350 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia may have thrilled the Military-Industrial Complex and its Wall Street backers, but Sen. The lawmakers aim to block about US$500 million of the sale, the portion including precision-guided munitions and other offensive weapons. The Cascade Township Republican is a frequent critic of the Trump administration and has differed from the White House and his GOP colleagues on issues ranging from healthcare to criminal ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:25

Manchester United are planning to spend at least £200m on four new players this summer with Tottenham's Eric Dier and Everton's Romalu Lukaku among Jose Mourinho's targets, according to the Times . "I've played for two Premier League clubs and they're the only two Premier League clubs I'll play for", he added. "But we got it all". "It means the last piece in the puzzle", Mourinho said, "a club with every trophy in the world of football ".

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:11

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation diplomats planned to placate Mr Trump with a pledge to agree to national plans by the end of this year showing how North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies will meet a promise to spend 2pc of economic output every year on defence by 2024.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:48

Police arrested two more people and were on Thursday searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert, as British authorities complained bitterly about investigation leaks by USA officials.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:57

This is Jupiter's south pole , and like most of the rest of the planet, it's absolutely covered in massive storms, electricity, and swirling masses of clouds that stretch for hundreds and hundreds of miles. As well, Jupiter's magnetic field is said to be approximately 10 times the strength of the strongest found on Earth, exceeding previous research models.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:51

Meanwhile, Democrats are urging Trump not to withdraw from the agreement. US Defence Secretary James Mattis, in comments to be aired fully in a TV interview today, said Trump - famously skeptical of global warming - is now "wide open" on the issue.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:46

According to backers of the ELT, the size of the telescope could potentially transform our understanding of the universe. Located in the world's driest desert - the Atacama - on a 3,000 meter-high mountain, the ELT should be operational in 2024.

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:20

Antonio Conte fell short in his bid to emulate Italian countryman Carlo Ancelotti by leading Chelsea to a Premier League and FA Cup Double in his first season as manager. They showed strength, unity and we played spectacular football here again today. Wenger was full of admiration for the way his players took the fight to Chelsea , saying: "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards".

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:36

British Prime Minister Theresa May also took Trump to task over United States intelligence leaks from the probe into this week's deadly Manchester bombing. I do think Trump's visit to #NATO was the least effective of any American President since 1949. It may, mercifully, have passed off without apocalyptic mishap, but Donald Trump's first transatlantic trip as U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:47

Despite all of these unusual Twitter moments, President Trump's message to the allies-that they have been riding on the backs of the United States for far too long-was the right one to deliver. "This is not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States, and many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years". NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meanwhile said after the summit that the president was being "blunt" but was "sending a strong signal" of his ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:48

Mercy, Forgiveness and Protection No matter how we all may go about our differences in practicing Ramadan , at the end of the month we all know this special time only comes around once a year. For 29 days, Muslims will fast between dawn and dusk in what is considered the holiest day of the Islamic calendar. There is so much to eat and drink during fasting especially when it is time to break the fast.

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:53

The Cleveland Cavaliers are heading into the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in an unfamiliar position: as underdogs. "I had no reaction", Durant said. Irving initiated the scoring when he buried a 25-foot step-back three-pointer from the wing, and less than a minute later, he caught a pass from James and knocked down a 15-footer from the right side of the free-throw line.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:15

Gregg and Cher would file for divorce a few times during their relationship. "Did I get any positive anything out of all that?" he wrote of his addiction in his 2012 autobiography. Gregg was devastated, but he and the other band members agreed they should push on. Gregg has received many awards for his music throughout the years including many Grammys.

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:45

A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. Donald Trump arrived in Italy Friday for his first meeting as President with leaders of the world's biggest economies amid a cloud of controversy at home and an increasingly adversarial tone between Washington and key European leaders following yesterday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:18

The summit pitted him against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they hoped were long settled. But accusations from US intelligence agencies that Russia intervened in the USA election to help Trump and investigations into his campaign's contacts with Russian officials have hung over his four-month-old presidency and prevented him from getting too close to Moscow.

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:12

The Kremlin has categorically denied the allegation. Trump returned home on Saturday from a nine-day foreign trip that provided a respite from the crisis in Washington. Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February. NBC News reported on Thursday that Kushner was under scrutiny by the FBI, in the first sign that the investigation, which began last July, has reached the president's inner circle.

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:48

The Australian minister referred to Haley's comments from March, where the US ambassador said the Trump administration was re-evaluating its options on North Korea . The Pentagon is thirsting for a success story amid growing fears about North Korea's escalating capability. There now are 32 interceptors in silos at Fort Greely in Alaska and four at Vandenberg, north of Los Angeles.