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Author: 0 Obama warned Trump about Flynn; Yates also issued a warning

Sally Yates told a Senate subcommittee she had two meeting and a phone call with Trump administration officials about reports that retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn had misrepresented his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US.

Global Media Pakistan dispatches supplies to southwest border villages
Author: 0 Pakistan dispatches supplies to southwest border villages

Backed by artillery, Afghan security forces fired across the border on Pakistani census workers and troops escorting them on Friday, killing many people and drawing a response from the military, Pakistan said. He said that the Afghan government has adopted a negative approach towards Pakistan and it targeted our territory challenging our sovereignty. They accuse the Pakistani military and spy agencies of backing Taliban insurgents and destabilizing Afghanistan so that Islamabad can have an ...

Author: 0 Kushner Family Sell US Visas in China for $500000

Meyer noted that if investors put at least $500,000 into the Kushner-family backed project, they could qualify for an EB-5 visa. She urged wealthy Chinese to buy stakes through the EB-5 visa program that offers U.S. In the Ritz-Carlton ballroom, Meyer spoke about the significance of family values that shaped up Kushner Companies. Reporters from the New York Times , the Washington Post , and Reuters were barred from Qiaowai's pitch events in Beijing and Shanghai.

Author: 0 Comey Stands By October Clinton Decision But Feels 'Mildly Nauseous'

The former candidate in U.S. presidents from Democratic party Hillary Clinton plans to form a new political group, which will Fund organizations opposed to the President of the United States Donald Trump. Asked whether he gave Clinton "a free pass", Comey said, "No, that was not my intention certainly". Comey said Wednesday that he welcomes the internal inquiry.

Author: 0 North Korea says it arrested United States citizen for 'hostile acts'

North Korea confirmed Wednesday that it had detained Tony Kim, who was seized April 22 as he tried to leave the country. The KCNA didn't say whether the two cases are connected. Increased economic pressure from China and a growing rift with Beijing, however, may have influenced North Korea's decision so far to stay away from nuclear testing.

Author: 0 Venezuelan women march against Maduro

The government accused the Lopez clan of whipping up a media frenzy to gain attention. Tintori published a series of messages from Lopez on Twitter. Demonstrators rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela , May 3. Those three gave the opposition the two-thirds super-majority required to amend the constitution.

Author: 0 North Korea detains second US professor working at Pyongyang university

Kim worked for Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, which is an unusual institution for North Korea. Two weeks ago the North arrested Tony Kim, a United States citizen and accounting professor who was lecturing at PUST, accusing him of trying to "overturn" the regime.

Global Media Iran makes veiled threat against Pakistan, despite agreement
Author: 0 Iran makes veiled threat against Pakistan, despite agreement

The attack on the Iranian troops was claimed by the so-called Jaish al-Adl Takfiri terrorist group. Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the Chief of Iranian Armed Forces, said the enemies were trying to make up for their failures through hiring terrorists to target Iran's borders or interests.

Author: 0 Glasgow City Council's new SNP leader 'open to coalition deal'

The Tories gained 36.1 per cent of the vote, up from 31.1 per cent in 2015, while the SNP saw their share fall sharply from 49.5 per cent to 31.6 per cent. Scottish Conservatives even have their first ever councillor in the Western Isles. Alex Salmond has accused the Tories of making "vainglorious boasts" about their chances of winning his seat in the General Election, as he warned Ruth Davidson she could be brought "back down to earth with a bump" by the voters.

Global Media That yellow bag in your mailbox is for Saturday's food drive
Author: 0 That yellow bag in your mailbox is for Saturday's food drive

Carriers collect non-perishable food donations left by mailboxes and in post offices and deliver them to local community food banks, pantries and shelters. By springtime, many pantries are depleted, entering the summer low on supplies at a time when many school breakfast and lunch programs are not available to children in need.

Author: 0 Russian Federation ready to work with Saudi Arabia, US on Syria

Russian Federation and Iran - two of the plan's three sponsors - are key allies of President Bashar Assad's government and both are viewed as foreign occupation forces by his opponents. Russian Federation said its ready to send peacekeepers to Syria after Turkey and Iran agreed on Thursday to Russia's proposal for "de-escalation zones" in Syria .

Author: 0 European stock markets, euro drop as traders look past Macron win

British Prime Minister Theresa May told the French President-elect, Emmanuel Macron, that she looks forward to work with him on a range of shared issues and reiterated the UK's desire to have a strong partnership with the European Union after its exit from the economic bloc.

Author: 0 Montreal declares state of emergency over flooding

Several rivers and lakes have reached near 50-year peak levels in Quebec province, between Gatineau in the Canadian capital region and Montreal 200 kilometers (125 miles) downstream, Quebec Public Safety Minister Martin Coiteux announced.

Author: 0 Pastor: Texas' Abbott urges churches to back 'bathroom bill'

Elected and appointed officials can also be removed from office. According to Dallas News , the unique event makes Abbott the first governor in Texas to sign a bill over a livestream on the platform. "They did not connect the history of our culture or how closely that it is tied to Mexico", Democratic state. Opponents have compared the Texas law, SB 4, to Arizona's controversial SB 1070 (also known as the " Show Me Your Papers " law) that passed in 2010, the Kansas City Star reports .

Author: 0 Israeli video appears to show Palestinian hunger striker eating

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said Barghouti's eating proved that the hunger strike is nothing more than "a media stunt, which seeks to glorify terrorists with blood on their hands". A few weeks ago, the New York Times published a piece by jailed "Palestinian leader and parliamentarian" terrorist Marwan Barghouti, in which he explained why he was going on a hunger strike.

Global Media Yates says she warned White House that Flynn was blackmail risk
Author: 0 Yates says she warned White House that Flynn was blackmail risk

He was accused of speaking with Russian officials before Trump's inauguration and misleading White House officials about the conversations. She had instructed government lawyers not to defend the president's first executive order on immigration, which temporarily barred entry to the United States for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world.

Author: 0 Trump Lawyer: Travel Ban Is Neutral on Religion

The new order planned to temporarily suspend immigration from six Muslim-majority countries until the Department of Homeland Security could assess the threat posed to national security by those nations. The 4th Circuit is considering whether to leave in place the Maryland decision siding with challengers who say the order violates First Amendment prohibitions on government condemnation of a particular religion.

Author: 0 Health Care Vote Could Threaten Republican House Majority

Some senators also appear to be unsure what the House voted on. "If the House bill doesn't pass the Byrd rule, than we can modify it in the Senate and try to work out the differences" in a compromise measure, he said . Liberals are betting that Trumpcare will be as devastating at the ballot box for Republicans as Obamacare was for Democrats, but Reince Priebus said he wouldn't count on it.

Author: 0 Lanzini leaves Spurs' title bid in tatters

Spurs began the second half brighter than they had the first, but Adrian was in inspired form on the night as the denied Son Heung-min after the visitors had countered with pace. Chelsea now needs six points from its last four games to be crowned champions in Antonio Conte's first season in charge. "It will be a massive game anyway but playing against good opposition, it will be nice if we can pick up a win".

Global Media Sunny & Warm Start To The Week
Author: 0 Sunny & Warm Start To The Week

Tomorrow through Tuesday look quiet and warm with highs in the mid 80s. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Have a nice Monday! Wednesday night will be mostly clear. Saturday Night .Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. As of now, there's hope we'll see more sunshine next Sunday . Tonight|Partly cloudy skies.

Author: 0 Relative Calm Reported In Syria Safe Zones After Deal Comes Into Force

Weaponry and air strikes were not to be used in those zones by combatants, the text said. A day after the United States gave tepid support for the establishment of Syrian safe zones to try to separate combatant forces and reduce the amount of fighting, they appear to have noticed that this might get in their way of their own attacks across the country, and are pledging to ignore the demilitarization of the zones .

Author: 0 RCEP to boost global economic growth: ASEAN leaders

Jokowi also said that he will discuss the situation in the Korean Peninsula when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. His predecessor Benigno Aquino had pushed hard at ASEAN summits for the bloc to voice its strong opposition to Chinese expansionism, and official statements at those events often reflected that.

Author: 0 Yates: I warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Trump fired Flynn , a retired general, in February for failing to disclose talks with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about USA sanctions on Moscow and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. President Trump made no mention of the fact that Mr Flynn had been fired by the Obama administration in 2014. Yates is expected to testify that she warned McGahn that Flynn's contacts - and the discrepancies between what the White House said happened on the calls and what actually ...

Author: 0 Tony Awards: 11 fascinating facts, records and stats

Meanwhile A Doll's House, Part 2 snuck up on everyone to become the most recognized play of the season scoring eight nominations, including Best Director and nominations for their entire cast. Over the years he has starred in many productions both in NY and in London's West End, including Shakespeare's Othello and King Lear, as well as Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and Of Mice And Men.

Author: 0 Democratic appointed appeals judges to review Trump travel order

In court Monday, Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall said the judges should not second-guess the president's national security decisions because of comments made on the campaign trail. The Trump Administration has appealed that ruling as well. The groups, represented by the Americans Civil Liberties Union, must prove specific people were harmed by the order, known as legal standing, leading to a tough line of questioning for the plaintiffs from Republican appointee Judge G.

Author: 0 Russia-backed Syria deal enters into effect

The opposition was protesting Iran's participation at the conference and role as a guarantor of the agreement, accusing it of fueling the sectarian nature of the conflict that has killed some 400,000 people and displaced half the country's population.

Global Media Revolutionary Leila Khaled Begins Hunger Strike in Solidarity With Palestinian Prisoners
Author: 0 Revolutionary Leila Khaled Begins Hunger Strike in Solidarity With Palestinian Prisoners

Assaf Librati, a spokesman for the prison service, said strike organizer and Palestinian uprising leader Marwan Barghouti ate a candy bar on May 5 and cookies on April 27. Palestinians have held large rallies in support of the hunger strike since it began. Israeli officials have dismissed the strike as a bid by Barghouti to burnish his credentials in an internal Palestinian power struggle.

Author: 0 Pakistan Army destroyed five Afghan check posts: commander southern command

Pakistan claims last week's border clashes with Afghanistan left more than 50 Afghan security troops dead and scores of others wounded while five of their outposts were destroyed. Experts say the main reason behind an increasing hostility between the two countries is Kabul's growing ties with Pakistan's archrival India. Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said the fencing is in the best interest of both the countries to stop illegal cross border movement.

Global Media Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'
Author: 0 Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'

During the interview, BBC presenter Fiona Bruce asked the McCanns: 'One of the police officers in Portugal has been a thorn in your side for many years, he was thrown off the investigation but then he wrote a book. "There were other crimes that came to light following Madeleine's abduction, that involved British tourists, so I think prosecuting it to a reasonable end is what you would expect".

Author: 0 Sen. Whitehouse Helps Lead Hearing On Russian Meddling In U.S

Yates said she had two in-person meetings and one phone call with the White House regarding Flynn. Two officials in former President Barack Obama's administration will testify on Monday in a Senate investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election and possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow.

Author: 0 North Korea detains another US citizen

On Friday, North Korea accused United States and South Korean agents of plotting to kill its Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un. Kim Hak-song had previously described himself as a Christian missionary. He had apparently been committed to improving North Korea's agricultural economy. Ordinary North Koreans are less careful about addressing Kim Jong Un in respectful terms, and in some cases, showing esteem for the leader invites public ridicule, sources in the country say.

Author: 0 Reports of me joining BJP is baseless, says Kapil Mishra

When I told Kejriwal, he said that it was a lie and asked me to have faith in him". The allegation of corruption levelled by Kapil Mishra was rejected by the Aam Aadmi Party, with senior leaders such as Kumar Vishwas saying that even Kejriwal's worst enemies can not imagine him to be corrupt.

Author: 0 North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

A third USA citizen, Kim Sang Dok, who was associated with the same school, was detained in late April for hostile acts, according to the North's official media. North Korea said on Sunday it has detained another USA citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, which would make him the fourth American to be held by the isolated country amid heightened diplomatic tensions with Washington.

Global Media Why Brigitte Trogneux is the politician's wife breaking the style rules
Author: 0 Why Brigitte Trogneux is the politician's wife breaking the style rules

When rumours began to circulate about their relationship, the young Macron's parents had no choice than to move him away to complete his education from a private Jesuit school in Amiens to the prestigious Lycee Henri IV in Paris. She was directing him in a school play and was married with children. In Le Monde, his friend writer Philippe Besson said: "She knows that few wives of president have been happy and that couples rarely survive at the Elysee".

Author: 0 Woman March in Venezuelan Capital against Socialist Govt

Police and soldiers prevented it from reaching the interior ministry, but no clashes or other violence took place during daytime. Since then, opposition legislators have consistently tried to pass legislation that has been thrown out by the Supreme Court for violating the Constitution.

Author: 0 Westpac Profit Rises on Institutional Bank; Margins Shrink

The bank also launched the Westpac Keyboard, a secured payment keyboard developed by fintech startup PayKey that prevents customers from having to exit a social messaging or SMS screen to log into Westpac Live to make payments or send their account details to others.

Global Media Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas
Author: 0 Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

Abdulatif al-Qanou, Hamas spokesman in Gaza, said in a statement that Haniya replaced Kahled Meshaal, the Hamas leader who has been the chief of the movement for eight years, Xinhua news agency reported. Haniya is a onetime Palestinian prime minister based in Gaza - which the group has controlled for 10 years. He was born in the Shati refugee camp on the outskirts of Gaza City , where he still lives in a heavily guarded compound.

Author: 0 Conservatives make strong gains in UK local elections

Philip Johnson, chair of Warwickshire Labour group - and a former Labour councillor who lost his seat - said the unpopularity of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was responsible for the losses . Who'd have predicted that the first victor of the Tees Valley mayoralty would be a Tory? Voters in the Tees Valley region, which includes Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees, were electing a regional mayor in the same way as those in the West Midlands conurbation.

Global Media Hillary still can't accept responsibility for her own defeat
Author: 0 Hillary still can't accept responsibility for her own defeat

An overwhelming majority of the bystanders Pirro surveyed said Clinton should "stay in the woods". "So what he did was authorize what I believe to be a needless investigation 11 days, which I have no doubt and I believe that the Clinton campaign's poll show this, that it made a big difference", Feinstein said.

Author: 0 Former Obama officials: Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn

She did not specify what that was. White House officials have said publicly that Yates merely wanted to give them a "heads-up" about Flynn's Russian contacts, but Yates is likely to testify that she expressed alarm to the White House about the incidents, according to the person.

Author: 0 Recent Border Fight Killed 50 Afghan Troops

The IG FC was addressing the media over a recent cross-border attack in Chaman, in which 12 people were killed and 40 injured when Afghan border forces opened fire on security personnel guarding a census team. "There is no movement of people and vehicles in the border areas", an official of the Chaman administration said. The so-called "Durand Line", a 2,400-kilometre (1,500-mile) frontier drawn by the British in 1896 and disputed by Kabul , has witnessed increased tension since Pakistan ...

Global Media Russian Federation wants quick United Nations vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'
Author: 0 Russian Federation wants quick United Nations vote for Syria 'de-escalation zones'

The "de-escalation zones " are part of the Astana agreement, a plan proposed by Turkey , Russia and Iran meant to help stem further conflict in Syria . Moallem said that de-confliction agreement is in-line with the [failed] cessation of hostilities agreement signed past year. Russian Federation and Turkey have supported opposing sides in the Syrian civil war, which began with peaceful demonstrations in March 2011 against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.