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Author: 0 I was going to fire James Comey regardless of recommendation: Donald Trump

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders has pointed to bipartisan support for Rosenstein to play down criticism of Comey's abrupt dismissal. "We finally agree on something Rosie", Trump said , sharing O'Donnell's tweet from December 20, 2016, in which she advocated for Comey to be fired.

Author: 0 China's Xi speaks with new South Korean president about North Korea

China maintained an unyielding stance even after the deployment went ahead, apparently hoping that Moon would either reverse that decision or be chastised sufficiently to eschew any similar steps in the future. Tensions have been running high with rhetoric intensifying on both sides, but Trump recently softened his posture, saying he would be "honoured" to meet the North's leader Kim Jong-Un.

Author: 0 Jordanian man killed by Israeli police after 'stabbing' incident

He was known for attacking Muslim worshippers, particularly women at Al-Aqsa Mosque. In that terror attack, Jamil Tamimi allegedly stabbed to death 21-year-old Hannah Bladon, who was in Israel as part of a study overseas program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem .

Global Media May and Corbyn to trade blows as General Election campaign turns nasty
Author: 0 May and Corbyn to trade blows as General Election campaign turns nasty

The policies were set out in a leaked draft of the party's manifesto, which was "unanimously agreed" on Thursday and will be published next week. In a speech in north-east England, she will ask voters to reject a "nonsensical and incompetent" Labour Party and put their faith in Tory promises to tackle "burning injustices" with policies like a cap on energy prices and protecting pensions from unscrupulous bosses.

Author: 0 UNESCO votes to condemn Israeli occupation of Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered in December that $6 million be deducted from the budget when the U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 2334. Trump said he was "looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like". The resolution was approved despite Israel's intense attempts to exert pressure on members of the United Nations body to vote against it.

Global Media Fidget spinners are banned in some CPS classrooms
Author: 0 Fidget spinners are banned in some CPS classrooms

Fidget Spinners are in hands everywhere, keeping kids busy in the auto, watching television or sitting in class. While some shoppers are buying fidgets to help manage ADHD symptoms, Siegel says most customers buy them from her store because they don't want to be the only one without the popular toy.

Author: 0 Trump's Claim of FBI 'Turmoil'

In his letter firing Comey, Trump said the former FBI director had told him on three separate occasions that the investigation did not involve him. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told MSNBC'S Andrea Mitchell on Friday that there could be evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign - a statement that comes on the heels of an apparent public threat Trump made this morning to fired FBI Director James Comey, tweeting that ...

Global Media Indonesia to disband hard-line Islamic group Hizbut
Author: 0 Indonesia to disband hard-line Islamic group Hizbut

Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Syaifuddin said that the government will ensure the protection of the Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) members and their belongings. Soon after the April 19 poll, HTI spokesman Ismail Yusanto declared that the election showed Jakarta did not want a non-Muslim governor because "it is forbidden under Islamic law, to have an infidel leader".

Global Media On Victory Day, Putin calls for international unity
Author: 0 On Victory Day, Putin calls for international unity

The Soviet Union is estimated to have lost 26 million people in the war, including 8 million soldiers, and the huge suffering contributes to Victory Day's status as Russia's most important secular holiday. In modern day Russian Federation, war veterans march in an enormous parade in full dress uniforms. "The Russian soldier today, same as ever, manifests courage and heroism, ready to perform any feat and any sacrifice for his motherland and his people".

Author: 0 Wins First-Career Pole at Kansas Speedway

Must use drivers include Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick , Joey Logano , and Ryan Blaney. GO BOWLING 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles around a 1.5-mile racetrack), Kansas Speedway; Kansas City, Kansas . He finished second at Atlanta, Las Vegas and Texas. Truex howver, has yet to win at Kansas where he has four top five finishes and five top tens. Saturday night should see more of the same from them.

Author: 0 BC election was close, but no cigar

Clark asked Trudeau to ban thermal coal exports through her province in retaliation for United States duties on softwood lumber. "We have a lot of work to do and we're going to do it together", said Furstenau shortly after her victory. Clark could call the legislature back in July to pass the budget that was presented in February. But the province's biggest city, Vancouver, has also become a byword for global real estate unaffordability, and that issue helped propel the NDP to a strong ...

Global Media Kim Jong-un disrespected China with new launch
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un disrespected China with new launch

In an interview with CBS' " Face the Nation ", Trump said he won't be happy if North Korea conducts a nuclear test and that he believes Chinese President Xi Jinping won't be happy, either. In an initial statement, the White House said the administration was "aware" of the test. North Korea meanwhile said it has conducted its biggest ever artillery drill and threatened to "bury at sea" the USA aircraft carrier.

Author: 0 Cornyn, Gowdy on shortlist to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Trump was widely known to record some phone conversations at his office in Trump Tower during his business career, sometimes remarking to aides after a call as to whether or not he had taped it. Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. "It's good to be back with you", Spicer said before introducing Gen. H.R.

Global Media Trump lawyers detail his 'immaterial' earnings from Russian sources
Author: 0 Trump lawyers detail his 'immaterial' earnings from Russian sources

Trump has come under increasing scrutiny over his possible ties to Russian Federation - which he has denied - and is now facing a firestorm over his decision to fire then-FBI Director James B. The letter states that Trump holds interest in or owns more than 500 "separate entities ". Trump has refused to release his tax returns, a break with decades of tradition.

Global Media May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
Author: 0 May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Theresa May said that she would scrap the existing Mental Health Act if she won the General Election. This is the personal story of Robert Borge, who spoke about his illness on Social Media just 2 days ago. Although supporting a North-East football team from the outside will probably seem to be a symptom for a mental health problem. Instagram is reaching out to users and offering the platform as a space to "find your support community" as part of its #HereForYou campaign .

Global Media Bear Tries To Get Into Connecticut Home After Smelling Fresh-Baked Brownies
Author: 0 Bear Tries To Get Into Connecticut Home After Smelling Fresh-Baked Brownies

A CT woman who was baking brownies got a big surprise recently when she saw a bear peeking in her window at her. He started banging pots and pans, yelling and even pounding on the glass to scare the bear off - but it didn't work. She has tried to prevent bears from coming to her property. They did note, that although the video and photos make the bear out to be very cute, it was actually quite angry about not being able to get to the brownies - something that many of us can identify with.

Author: 0 Britain's snap election: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party vows tough fight

A "morally bankrupt" Conservative Party was intent on preserving the system while cutting public services and blaming migrants and the unemployed for the woes of the economy, he said . But as she spoke Mr Corbyn explicitly ruled out any post-election coalition with the SNP, insisting that he would not do a deal with Nicola Sturgeon's party to forge a so-called "progressive alliance", as hers was not a progressive party.

Author: 0 United States to send top adviser to China's Belt and Road summit

Beijing is seeking to exercise some regional leadership. Trade Minister Steve Ciobo is headed to Beijing for the One Belt One Road worldwide summit that kicks off on Sunday. In Sri Lanka there have been protests against some of the projects. In Pakistan , the proposed $1.3 billion effort to expand the Karakoram Highway is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which involves dozens of projects including power plants, roads and railways.

Author: 0 Acting FBI chief McCabe contradicts White House explanations on Comey firing

The New York Times reported that Comey was sacked shortly after asking the Justice Department "for a significant increase in money and personnel for the bureau's investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election". He also noted there'd "been no effort to impede our investigation to date" from anyone from the White House. Blumenthal pressed again, "So potentially, the President of the United States could be a target of your investigation into the Trump campaign's ...

Author: 0 Turkey plays key role in Belt and Road Initiative: Erdogan

Other than officials, academics from India may be present at the meet which is to see representation from over 50 countries including organisations such the World Bank. The prime minister congratulated Premier Li on organising the summit and said, "Pakistan considers China as the most important friend and fully supports the Chinese vision of One Belt One Road (OBOR)".

Author: 0 Tories 'leading fightback against SNP' with major gains in local elections

But a recent surge in support for the Scottish Conservatives could make that success hard to repeat. "In the last few days, the Tory mask has slipped", the SNP leader will say. Afterwards, the ex-SNP leader said: "I've never taken any election battle for granted, I've represented the north-east of Scotland for 30 years and every election the Tories tell me they are going to beat me and every time they fall short".

Global Media Trump's new trade rep poised to take stern stance on China
Author: 0 Trump's new trade rep poised to take stern stance on China

Still, some Republicans worry he will steer the United States down a protectionist path. Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont in voting no. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) underpins Mexico's economy, prompting the government to try and diversify away from the United States, which takes 80 percent of its exports.

Author: 0 3 shootings by police put spotlight on Justice Department

A civil rights investigation was opened after the shooting last summer that killed Alton Sterling, 37, outside a convenience store. He emphasized that the entire time the officers and Sterling were on the ground lasted 27 seconds, meaning that decisions were made in a split-second manner.

Author: 0 Kurdish-led forces say they will advance on IS capital

The US decision to equip the SDF with weapons was a snub to Turkey, which does not want the Kurdish-led force to take Raqqa and has offered its own troops instead. Turkey has long regarded the YPG as a terrorist force linked with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, a separatist group that Ankara has clashed with for decades.

Author: 0 Backed Syrian forces await weapons for summer assault on Raqqa

The fighters were clearing the town and the dam Thursday of land mines, the militants' favorite weapon. Khalil dismissed the label, saying the USA would not supply arms to terrorists. Trump and his team will get a chance to chip away at Ankara's objections when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits Washington next week. The Pentagon said on Friday it played no part in an unusual deal in which Islamic State (IS) group militants were allowed to leave a key town in Syria - only for ...

Author: 0 Trump delays decision on withdrawing from Paris climate accord

A previous scheduled administration meeting about the Paris Agreement was cancelled at short notice last month and the White House confirmed one planned to take place on Tuesday had also been postponed . But other top aides, including senior adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , have warned of diplomatic fallout from a full withdrawal.

Author: 0 North Korea demands handover of suspects in assassination plot

Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high for weeks, driven by concern that North Korea might conduct its sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance of U.N. North Korea has denounced the naval maneuver as an act of aggression and threatened a nuclear strike against the USA if provoked. The CIA and the U.S.

Global Media Macedonian president pleas for calm after violence in parliament
Author: 0 Macedonian president pleas for calm after violence in parliament

Protesters have been in the streets of Skopje for the past two months to oppose the formation of a coalition government between SDSM and ethnic Albanian parties. In a statement issued Friday, the ministry said the West's "gross interference" in the internal affairs of Macedonia was the main reason for the political crisis and described it as the "unceremonious manipulation of the will of the citizens with the aim of removing the legitimate government from power".

Global Media Pakistan better suited to help in Afghanistan's peace process: Afghan Envoy
Author: 0 Pakistan better suited to help in Afghanistan's peace process: Afghan Envoy

Google later said it had made a mistake and corrected its map to reflect one sanctioned by the US State Department, the report said. Pakistan will probably be able to manage its internal security. Pakistan urged Iran to refrain from making statements which could harm relations between the two countries. Pakistan a year ago began trying to harden the traditionally soft border with Afghanistan through trenching and fencing, but its efforts were met with hostility from Kabul.

Global Media UK man held near May's office appears in court on terrorism charge
Author: 0 UK man held near May's office appears in court on terrorism charge

Khalid Mohammed Omar Ali, 27, who had spent time in Afghanistan, was arrested in Whitehall on April 27. His arrest came the month after five people were killed in an attack on parliament. He did not recognize the terrorism and explosives charges and has refused legal representation. The other charges relate to improvised explosive devices used in Afghanistan in 2012.

Author: 0 U.S., China ink trade deal

The two countries also agreed to resolve outstanding issues for the import of China-origin cooked poultry to the United States as soon as possible, and after reaching consensus, the USA is to publish a proposed rule by July 16, 2017, at the latest, with the U.S.

Global Media Kapil Mishra slapped during fast; AAP and BJP clash over attacker's affiliation
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra slapped during fast; AAP and BJP clash over attacker's affiliation

Without naming AAP in his speech, Mishra said there are a lot of people who have been troubled following his recent revelations on Arvind Kejriwal and hence are stooping to such levels. He said, "I had sought details of funding of their foreign trips". Mishra, who was suspended from the party, wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, asking how the leaders had made these trips despite the party's fund crisis.

Author: 0 Official photos of Oval Office meet leave out Russian ambassador

CNN reported the White House is furious over the incident and quotes one official as saying the Russians tricked them. Brennan reported that Mr. That ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, dubbed a key Russian spy by U.S. officials, is at the center of allegations of collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials that Comey was investigating before he was dismissed.

Global Media Israeli Flagship Newscast Suddenly Shut Down Over Netanyahu's Concerns
Author: 0 Israeli Flagship Newscast Suddenly Shut Down Over Netanyahu's Concerns

Commentator Yaakov Ahimeir called it "a mark of disgrace on this government", adding: "They notify you two hours before going on air that this is the last Mabat". He did not support the move and it was not done with his knowledge. Last summer, Netanyahu, who also held the position of communications minister, abruptly declared his preference for reforming the broadcasting authority.

Author: 0 Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof

While the final count won't be concluded until May 22, 2017, voter turnout is estimated at around 57 per cent, up from 55 per cent in 2013. He said the Greens could look to Germany where the Greens formed a left-centre coalition with the social democrats that helped bring about a fundamental green change in the energy infrastructure.

Author: 0 Korea will talk to USA "if conditions are there", says diplomat

President Trump recently told Reuters that he would be "honored" to hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un himself if the conditions for dialogue were right. The US government said it would not attach any special meaning to the so-called "track two" dialogue in Oslo. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017.

Author: 0 Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Hackers with connections to the Russian government played a role in an effort to damage centrist French politician Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign by hacking and leaking emails and documents ahead of the election, according to two USA intelligence officials.

Global Media Government forces, rebels clash in northwest Syria after de-escalation takes effect: Observatory
Author: 0 Government forces, rebels clash in northwest Syria after de-escalation takes effect: Observatory

Russia's Defense Ministry has denied Western media reports on alleged fighting between Syrian governmental and opposition units in the Hama region after the agreement on de-escalation zones came into force. It doesn't prevent frictions between Turkish troops and their Syrian allies from clashing or going after the US -backed Syrian Kurds. Violent clashes broke out in Syria just "minutes" after a fresh agreement aimed at calming the conflict went into effect.

Author: 0 Trump Lawyers Detail 'Immaterial' Income From Russian Sources

The phrasing of the letter, which said Trump's taxes did not reflect dealings with Russian Federation "with a few exceptions ", prompted instant mockery on Twitter , with the hashtag #withfewexceptions instantly becoming the number one trending phrase in the U.S.

Author: 0 NK appears to be closely watching Moon's new gov't: Seoul

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday appointed senior presidential secretaries on his second day of presidency. But the White House statement was a little broader in scope and made no specific mention of the DPRK, instead highlighting the strength of the alliance between the two countries and extending a formal invite for Moon to visit Washington.

Global Media More than 80 girls are freed in a Boko Haram prisoner swap
Author: 0 More than 80 girls are freed in a Boko Haram prisoner swap

One has a broken arm and another has a leg injury, Nigeria's information minister, Lai Mohammed, told CNN. The Chairman, Chibok Community in Abuja, Hosea Tsambido, told reporters in Abuja, on Tuesday, that the attitude of the Federal Government was not only suspicious but was at variance with how the government handled the rescue of the 21 schoolgirls in October a year ago.

Global Media Kushner family tells Chinese property investors: Welcome to America
Author: 0 Kushner family tells Chinese property investors: Welcome to America

The Kushner family are in China raising funds for their Kushner 1 ( One Journal Square ) project in New Jersey with the help of Qiaowai, a Chinese company which connects U.S. Noble says the overlap between the White House and family business - whether the Trumps or the Kushners - has become a persistent problem. A poster for the Kushner Cos.

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