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Author: 0 US institutions 'under assault' by Trump: James Clapper

Republicans meeting in San Diego are anxious that their career prospects could suffer collateral damage if Donald Trump's administration continues to meltdown, leading to possible impeachment proceedings against the president before the 2018 midterms.

Global Media Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority
Author: 0 Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

While the Liberals ended the night in minority position, that doesn't include absentee ballots, which, when counted later this month, could result in a majority government if the party regains just one seat. "There were three cases where the Greens seems to have directly or indirectly hurt the NDP", said Harrison. Weaver confirmed that he had met with NDP leader John Horgan , and that the two leaders agreed on many issues, including education and income disparity.

Author: 0 Trump tweets warning to Comey about 'leaking to the press'

The twitter storm comes a day after Trump gave an interview with NBC News in which his account of the firing of FBI Director James Comey differed from what his press staff had been telling reporters. An ex-FBI agent, Rogers drew the backing of the FBI Agents Association, which said his diverse background makes him the best choice. Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the ...

Global Media Kejriwal's wife comes forward to slams Kapil Mishra
Author: 0 Kejriwal's wife comes forward to slams Kapil Mishra

After his removal, Mishra started putting allegations of corruption against Chief Minister Kejriwal. He said the party has accumulated the money through shell companies. If Mishra is not able to appear tomorrow since he is unwell, he can also come day after tomorrow, said another officer. Mishra was sacked on May 6 and two AAP legislators - Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gehlot- were inducted.

Global Media Singapore gets a very big 'vending machine' for buying luxury cars
Author: 0 Singapore gets a very big 'vending machine' for buying luxury cars

Now you can window shop without stepping into a showroom at "the world's largest auto vending machine", the new Autobahn Motors building in Singapore. Their vehicle will be delivered to them within two minutes of their payment thanks to a unique "fishbone' delivery system that Covered .Asia experienced in a pre-launch demo past year".

Author: 0 Huge Cyber Attack Hits British Hospitals, Spanish Firms and 72 Other Countries

The unprecedented global ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said Sunday. "Expect to hear a lot more about this tomorrow morning, when users are back in their offices and might fall for phishing", said Singapore-based security researcher Christian Karam.

Global Media Justice finally delivered, Nirbhaya's parents applaud SC verdict
Author: 0 Justice finally delivered, Nirbhaya's parents applaud SC verdict

The Supreme Court said the 23-year-old woman had suffered a "devastating hour of darkness" as it rejected an appeal against the death penalty, which was handed down in 2013. The attackers repeatedly raped the woman, after luring her and a male friend onto the bus. SDM Usha Chaturvedi told TOI she was " happy and satisfied " the convicts would be sent to the gallows, and that Nirbhaya in December 2012 said " the rapists should not just be hanged but (also) set on fire ", the report said.

Author: 0 Deputy attorney general to brief full US Senate on Comey firing

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer had called for a briefing from Rosenstein, and he and McConnell invited the deputy attorney general last week. "In the days since the firing of Director Comey, there has been a distressing disparity of information being made available to the Senate but not to the House", the California Democrat wrote in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., according to Politico .

Author: 0 North Korea's Missile Could Reach 'US Base' in Pacific

North Korea's ambassador to China says that Pyongyang's test-firing of a ballistic missile over the weekend is part of the country's efforts to develop ways to defend itself against hostile aggression overseas. In the past three years, North Korea has launched more major missiles than in the three previous decades combined. South Korea and Japan also strongly condemned the missile test.

Global Media Man United: United confident over striker
Author: 0 Man United: United confident over striker

After we went 2-0 down we brought more quality and balance to the team and put the players in their correct positions. The two worked together during the Special One's reign as Real boss and could linked up again if United are competing in the Champions League next season.

Author: 0 No 'stay' on Jadhav's execution despite Indian application: ICJ

Pakistan says Kulbhushan Jadhav was an Indian naval officer who was involved in espionage for India's intelligence agency, the Research and Intelligence Wing and that he had been arrested past year in a counter intelligence operation. India alleges that Pakistan arrested Jadhav in Iran and "was then shown to have been arrested in Baluchistan" on March 3, 2016. He was arrested by Pakistani authorities in Baluchistan on March 3 previous year.

Author: 0 French president-elect tells Trump he will defend climate deal - Macron spokeswoman

With the rest of the world waiting for finality ever since, the new president has said he will make his decision before the next G7 meeting on May 26-27 in Sicily. Meanwhile, at a summit in Milan, Italy, focused on climate change and food availability, President Barack Obama defended the Paris agreement earlier Tuesday, saying the U.S.

Global Media RSS worker murdered in Kerala: Two CPI(M) activists arrested, Nadda condemns attack
Author: 0 RSS worker murdered in Kerala: Two CPI(M) activists arrested, Nadda condemns attack

Earlier, in the assembly, Vijayan said a case would be registered against the BJP state president, if necessary, for allegedly "spreading false" reports related to the killing of the RSS worker in Kannur . Biju was an accused in the murder of CPI (M) activist C V Dheeraj in 2016. The BJP'S Kerala unit had submitted a memorandum to Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, seeking action and to declare Kannur a disturbed area and to impose AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) there to maintain law ...

Author: 0 China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

CPEC is the key artery of China's Belt and Road project that aims to connect Asia, Europe and Africa through a network of roads, railway lines and ports. Outside China, it is the largest stakeholder in the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and a founding member of the New Development Bank.

Global Media North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying U.S. warnings
Author: 0 North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying U.S. warnings

Council members demanded that North Korea not to conduct further nuclear and ballistic missiles tests. The U.N.'s most powerful body says that North Korea is "greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond" and that it is vitally important the country immediately show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action".

Author: 0 Southampton 0-2 Arsenal: Match Report & Player Ratings

After a tiresome first half, Sanchez produced a moment of magic to open the scoring when the Chilean wrong-footed two defenders in the box before calmly slotting home. "He has been awesome for us", Wenger said. Sanchez struck his 20th league goal of the season to open the scoring and Wenger was full of praise for the Chilean - whose own future at the club remains up in the air with his contract expiring next year.

Global Media French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections
Author: 0 French ex-prime minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

So far the names of only 14 candidates are known, but on Thursday afternoon "around 450" will be revealed, Jean-Paul Delevoye of Republic on the Move said . Her family is well-known in the area for its sparkling wine, which she expects will help her pick up support. "It's going to be a great experience". But a strong element in The Republicans has a different strategy, hoping to win a majority in the June elections and be able to name a conservative prime minister with whom Macron would have ...

Global Media N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'
Author: 0 N Korea's holding U.S. citizen 'concerning'

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 26, 2017 shows the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People's Army in celebration of its 85th founding anniversary at the airport of eastern front.

Author: 0 New long-range missile can carry heavy nuclear warhead, North Korea says

North Korea is banned under United Nations resolutions from engaging in nuclear and missile development, but has conducted its fifth nuclear test and a string of missile launches since the start of previous year. United States officials said the missile hit the water around 60 miles (around 100 kilometers) from eastern Russia's Vladivostok. China really is the key in dealing with the North Korea issue.

Global Media French right torn apart as Macron, PM prepare to name government
Author: 0 French right torn apart as Macron, PM prepare to name government

Macron, who trounced far-right leader Marine Le Pen in an election fought on globalisation, urged a " historic reconstruction " of Europe to battle the populism sweeping the continent and widespread disillusionment with the EU. Macron appointed a conservative prime minister on Monday in a move to broaden his political appeal and weaken his opponents before parliamentary elections in June.

Author: 0 Local elections: Sturgeon plays down Tory success in Scotland

Ms Sturgeon said: "Yes, the Tories made gains and had a good performance by their standards - but that support came from Labour not the SNP, so Labour and the Tories are fighting it out for second place while the SNP continues to be comfortably in first place".

Author: 0 North Korea is reportedly celebrating the test of a "perfect weapon system"

North Korea's diplomatic corps is willing to meet with American colleagues from Trump administration. Amid condemnation in Seoul, Tokyo, Washington and Moscow, a jubilant North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that his country's weapons could strike the US mainland and Pacific holdings.

Global Media IT dept raids Lalu Prasad Yadav's associates in Rs 1000cr benami deals
Author: 0 IT dept raids Lalu Prasad Yadav's associates in Rs 1000cr benami deals

However, as news channels started reporting about the hint which Lalu shared on Twitter , the RJD leader retracted. The minister alleged that one such land deal involving Mr Yadav and his family members is in Bijwasan in Delhi. "BJP mein himmat nahi hai ki Lalu ki awaz ko daba sake". Yadav, whose conversation over the phone with jailed criminal-turned-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin had sparked a political storm recently, called up several police officers over an attack on Dalit villagers.

Global Media Syrian prison crematorium hid killings, USA says
Author: 0 Syrian prison crematorium hid killings, USA says

Stuart Jones, acting assistant secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department, laid out newly unveiled declassified intelligence in a series of photographs and said Russian Federation, a supporter of President Bashar al-Assad, must use its influence to stop Assad's continued atrocities.

Author: 0 Pens drop game 1 to Ottawa in OT

At this point, fans would probably be happy even getting out of the second round. Ready for playoff hockey? Only three other teams in history have more in a single playoff run. A string of unexpected players can suddenly emerge in the spotlight of postseason overtime to lead a team to one nail-biting victory after another.

Author: 0 Eight Candidates Interviewed for FBI Director Amid Comey Uproar

Asked about the existence of such recordings during an interview with Fox News that aired Saturday, Trump said, "That I can't talk about". Spicer said Friday he had "nothing further to add." "I was in the room, it didn't happen", H.R. "All I want is for Comey to be honest". But Trump has said nothing at all on the topic beyond his tweet, leaving it anything but clear as to whether such a recording system is in use.

Author: 0 Sturgeon: Scotland wants to be European Union member, but doesn't want the euro

Speaking earlier on BBC Radio Scotland, Ms Sturgeon was questioned further on her plans for independence after she ruled out adopting the euro in a series of Sunday interviews. "I thought we were close, it thought we were extremely close to achieving independence". Alex Salmond, SNP General Election candidate for Gordon, sends a message to the Tories over efforts to unseat him.

Author: 0 At least 5 candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director in line for interviews

The extraordinary if ambiguous tweet came three days after Trump fired Comey, who was overseeing the bureau's investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election and whether anyone in Trump's campaign was involved. Saudi Arabia readied a plan to invest as much as $40 billion of its sovereign wealth in US infrastructure projects. Among other things, this raised the specter of previously unknown recordings of Trump's conversations with Comey - and any number of other discussions ...

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger warns Chelsea title defence will be affected by Champions League

Having beaten Stoke, Arsenal will conclude their Premier League season with matches at home to Sunderland and Everton as they seek a top-four finish, before facing rivals Chelsea in a huge FA Cup final. "It was a hard game but we expected that and I believed in the second half we could score the goals that we didn't in the first half because we created more space".

Author: 0 Leaders pledge to strengthen European Union ties

Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble had warned that such deep-reaching reforms would require European Union treaty changes, which were "not realistic" at a time when Europe was hit by a surge of anti-euro populism. Although he won the May 7 election against National Front candidate Marine Le Pen with 66% of the vote, his party was only founded a year ago and has never held a single National Assembly seat.

Global Media New round of Syria peace talks restart in Geneva
Author: 0 New round of Syria peace talks restart in Geneva

On the relation between the Geneva talks and the Syrian talks in Astana, Ramzi said the relation is reciprocal, noting that the Astana talks can not be a standalone without the political talks in Geneva , as the Astana talks are merely talks between the rebel factions and the government representative, while the Geneva talks have a wider representation of the political opposition groups.

Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

Outsiders saw a significant technological jump in the weekend test, with the rocket apparently flying higher and for a longer time than any other such previous missile. Kim witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to KCNA.

Author: 0 Trump shared highly classified info with visiting Russian officials

The president "revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies". "At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed and the President did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known".

Global Media Modi lauds MP for Narmada river initiative
Author: 0 Modi lauds MP for Narmada river initiative

He added that if we do not protect and nurture our rivers, mankind will be the loser. He added that the movement will not stop here, but will be extended to other rivers as well. "The document (the roadmap) was sent to me in advance and I went through it". Chouhan highlighted various other steps like setting up sewage treatment plants, construction of crematoriums and promotion of organic farming which, he said, were aimed at conserving the sacred river.

Author: 0 Park board approves bylaw banning whales, dolphins at Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Park Board has voted in favour of amending a bylaw that would effectively prevent any new whales, dolphins and porpoises from being kept in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium . In February, the aquarium announced it would phase out cetaceans by 2029, but still planned to move ahead with plans to bring back five belugas, now on loan to USA breeding programs, in the interim.

Author: 0 Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members

Flight data compiled by Flightaware, a website that tracks plane movements, said the Learjet 35 had started the day at Teterboro and flown to MA before flying to Philadelphia. Police told WPIX that the pilot and co-pilot of a Learjet 35 were killed in the accident. There have not been reports of any injuries of anyone on the ground.

Author: 0 China Putting Stamp on Globalization With Belt and Road

He invited the Vietnamese president to visit Pakistan which he accepted. The fifth-term lawmaker was sent upon the invitation of Xi by the new Moon Jae-in administration to attend the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which kicked off on Sunday.

Author: 0 Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

And now, ex-intelligence chief James Clapper - who worked for President Barack Obama - worries that the USA democratic system of checks and balances and the separation of powers among three equal branches of government is being threatened by the current president.

Author: 0 AAP MLA Sanjeev Tries Hunger Strike Against Mishra, Police Detain him

Mishra reiterated his demand for foreign travel details of Aam aadmi Party (AAP) leaders including Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Satyendar Jain, Raghav Chaddha and Durgesh Pathak. Mishra, who has been on a hunger strike for five days, fainted at around noon in the midst of a press conference. He said there were also discrepancies in the money received by AAP and the amount it declared before the Election Commission.

Global Media Costa Concordia: Schettino starts serving prison term
Author: 0 Costa Concordia: Schettino starts serving prison term

In 2012, the Costa Concordia made global headlines when it when it collided with rocks along Giglio Island, located off the coast of Tuscany, Italy. The Costa Concordia was carrying more than 4,200 passengers and crew, when it hit rocks off Giglio on a cold January night, tearing a hole in its side and eventually keeling over.

Author: 0 What kind of dialogue India wants on OBOR? asks China

Highlighting poverty, underdevelopment, foreign intervention and other issues as major causes for tensions and turmoil in the Middle East, Khoshrou stressed that the Belt and Road Initiative "would help reduce tensions in the Middle East through economic development, economic cooperation and job creation".

Global Media Trump, Putin, Erdoğan and the Kurdish problem
Author: 0 Trump, Putin, Erdoğan and the Kurdish problem

But Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim last week in London, after the arming decision had been announced, described it as final. "The US is unlikely to agree to its allies cooperating with the Syrian government, even if the cooperation would be limited to economic issues", the newspaper said.

Global Media In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood
Author: 0 In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood

Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the United States on Monday for developing the sophisticated hacking tools used a worldwide cyberattack, crippling computers including those used by Russian law enforcement agencies. This isn't the first time Putin has put himself out in public, musically speaking. "It's a pity the piano was badly out of tune". I merely touched the piano keys with my fingers", he quipped, adding that he though the video "would be for private use", adding, "But that's ...

Global Media Now, Kejriwal's wife slams Kapil Mishra
Author: 0 Now, Kejriwal's wife slams Kapil Mishra

In another tweet, Mishra wrote 'Sunita ji is unaware of truth. Mishra in his tweet earlier today had alleged that Arvind Kejriwal, who entered politics with the promise of fighting corruption, has been caught into the circle of corruption himself.

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