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Global Media Donald Trump defends giving information to Russians
Author: 0 Donald Trump defends giving information to Russians

Trump's tweets did not address whether he revealed classified information about the Islamic State group, as published reports have said and as a US official told The Associated Press today. "The president in no way compromised any sources or methods in the course of this conversation". The turmoil has overshadowed Republican legislative priorities such as healthcare and tax reform and laid bare sharp divisions between the White House and USA intelligence agencies, which concluded in January ...

Author: 0 China protests 'unhelpful' USA sanctions on Iran

The U.S. sanctioned two Iranian defense officials, an Iranian company and members of a China-based network for supporting Iran's ballistic missile program, the U.S. Many Iranians have expressed their disappointment at the fact that the economic boom they expected post-sanctions relief has not yet come, suggesting a growing impatience among the Iranian population with Rouhani's continued optimistic talk of the nuclear accords.

Global Media Haryana Class X results to be declared tomorrow
Author: 0 Haryana Class X results to be declared tomorrow

Students who appeared for the examination can check their results online in official website bseh.org.in. The strength of the candidates improved than the previous year as 3.18 lakh people appeared for the 10th class examinations last year.

Global Media Merkel vows to help Macron tackle unemployment
Author: 0 Merkel vows to help Macron tackle unemployment

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are among the world leaders to have swiftly congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his decisive victory in Sunday's French presidential election. Macron "must stretch out his hand to the millions of voters of the right and of the center who were not represented in the runoff", Le Maire told RTL radio.

Global Media Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges in sexting case
Author: 0 Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges in sexting case

Weiner cried in court as he apologized to the 15-year-old girl at the heart of the sexting case, The Associated Press reported . Weiner was already in federal custody ahead of the court hearing, which was scheduled for at 11 a.m. As a result, James Comey , then the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced in late October that the agency was reviewing the messages to determine whether to reopen its investigation into Clinton's handling of official correspondence.

Global Media Julian Assange's lawyer says dropped rape case is 'end of nightmare'
Author: 0 Julian Assange's lawyer says dropped rape case is 'end of nightmare'

Assange, who has always denied wrongdoing, has been holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012, in an effort to avoid a Swedish arrest warrant. A Swedish prosecutor posed the questions through an Ecuadorian prosecutor. Barry Pollack, an attorney in Washington representing Assange, said the British should allow Assange to travel to Ecuador.

Author: 0 Pakistan govt under fire for its handling of Jadhav's case

In a major boost to India, which has moved the UN's highest judicial body against the death sentence, the ICJ instructed Pakistan to take all "necessary measures at its disposal" to ensure that Jadhav was not executed pending a final decision by it.

Author: 0 Results a sign voters want parties 'to work together,' Clark says

Kathryn Harrison, also a professor at UBC, says the Greens must weigh the risks of either choice, but the Liberals may wait to do any negotiating until after May 24, when a final count of ballots is expected. The NDP won one riding by only nine votes, making a recount a certainty that will determine the difference between a minority and an ultra-thin majority if it were to flip to the Liberals.

Author: 0 Election Commission calls all-party meeting to clear air on EVMs

The Election Commission on Friday assured all political parties that EVMs were secured and could not be tampered with. CEC also informed the political representatives that the Commission will hold a challenge and offer opportunity to political parties to demonstrate that EVMs used in the recently concluded Assemblies elections were tampered OR that EVMs can be tampered even under the laid down Technical & Administrative Safeguards.

Global Media Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures
Author: 0 Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures

A combination of file photos showing Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US President Donald Trump, May 17, 2016. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has mocked USA news reports suggesting President Donald Trump shared sensitive intelligence with him about terror threats involving laptops on airplanes.

Author: 0 GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey

Chairman Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, said they have asked Comey to testify before the panel in both open and closed sessions. He's had unprecedented obstruction from the Democrats and the media. Trump fired Comey on May 9. The statement describes The New York Times account as "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president on Mr.

Global Media Julian Assange probe dropped by Swedish prosecutors
Author: 0 Julian Assange probe dropped by Swedish prosecutors

In documents filed Friday to the Stockholm District Court, Ny wrote that "in view of the fact that all prospects of pursuing the investigation are now exhausted, it appears that, in light of the views expressed by the Supreme Court in its assessment of the proportionality in this case, it could be argued that it becomes less proportionate to maintain the arrest of Julian Assange in his absence via a European Arrest Warrant".

Global Media Sweden drops Assange investigation, UK police says he still faces arrest
Author: 0 Sweden drops Assange investigation, UK police says he still faces arrest

Assange, 45, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden over the allegation of rape, which he denies. Last month CIA Director Mike Pompeo called WikiLeaks a "hostile intelligence service", and Sessions, responding to a question about Assange, said the Trump administration was stepping up its efforts against all leaks of sensitive information.

Author: 0 Trump Says He Didn't Ask Comey To Drop The Russia Investigation

The committee said Thursday it sent a letter requesting material from the FBI and Justice Department related to its ongoing counterintelligence investigation. On Wednesday, the president reportedly interviewed four candidates for Comey's former position at the White House. The White House says an investigation will prove there was no collusion.

Author: 0 USA airstrike hits pro-Syria government forces for first time

A second United States defense official said an airstrike hit the convoy after the vehicles continued toward the base, striking an enemy tank and bulldozer, or front loader-type vehicle. The U.S. military attacked a Syria-government airfield with 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on April 6 in response to a chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians, including children.

Global Media Nebraska preliminary April jobless rate drops to 3 percent
Author: 0 Nebraska preliminary April jobless rate drops to 3 percent

The April unemployment rate for OH, at 5.0 percent, did not change from April 2016. Connecticut's unemployment rate rose from 4.8 to 4.9 percent in April as the state lost 1,500 non-farm jobs, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says jobs growth is going strong, with growth in full-time and part-time employment during the past 12 months. "This preliminary data was ultimately revised due to the inclusion of more data such that no over-the-month ...

Author: 0 United States renews hold on Iran nuclear sanctions, implements missile sanctions

The Treasury on Wednesday also announced new USA sanctions against seven people linked to Iran's ballistic missile program, including two senior defense officials and a China-based network that supports Iran's military. "The Chinese side is always opposed to unilateral sanctions, to the frequent implementation of unilateral sanctions, especially when it hurts interests of third parties", foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying says.

Global Media Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange
Author: 0 Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange

Assange is still subject to an arrest warrant in the United Kingdom after he failed to surrender to Westminster Magistrates' Court in June 2012, London's Metropolitan Police Service said in a statement on Friday. A lawyer on Assange's legal team, Per Samuelsson, told swedish radio the decision was "a total victory", saying that Assange was "of course happy and relieved".

Global Media Merkron? France's Macron seeks close ties with Germany to shore up EU
Author: 0 Merkron? France's Macron seeks close ties with Germany to shore up EU

Picking him would send a clear signal that Macron hopes to attract other young modernisers from the Republicans to his new centrist party, Republic on the Move (REM), which will contest parliamentary elections in June. Mr. Macron also called on the European Union to toughen its policies against countries that flout the rules of global trade. During his campaign, Mr Macron had thrown up ideas on reforming the euro zone, noting that the currency bloc can not go on as it is if it wanted to ...

Global Media Man who ran over pedestrians was 'hearing voices'
Author: 0 Man who ran over pedestrians was 'hearing voices'

Police officers in protective clothes look over evidence at the scene of a fatal auto crash, where a man steered his vehicle onto a sidewalk and mowed down pedestrians, in Times Square, New York, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Rojas was also charged with drunken driving in 2008 and 2015, according to New York City police. It wasn't clear if he had a lawyer. Rojas enlisted in the Navy in 2011.

Global Media UK's May promises voters immigration curbs, fairer society
Author: 0 UK's May promises voters immigration curbs, fairer society

Many Britons who voted a year ago to leave the European Union were motivated by a desire to control immigration, which has soared as the EU has expanded. The manifesto promises more money for schools, paid for by replacing free lunches for all children during their first three years at primary school, with free breakfasts.

Global Media New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister
Author: 0 New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

He served as defense minister under the previous president, François Hollande. A newcomer to global diplomacy, Macron has assumed control of a nuclear power with a permanent seat on the U.N. The Republican Party, sent out a statement calling the cabinet "confusing". In his busy first week, Macron is also set to meet EU Council President Donald Tusk in Paris later Wednesday as he tackles his top foreign priority of reforming the European Union.

Global Media North Korea accuses U.S. of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 North Korea accuses U.S. of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance at the construction site of Ryomyong Street in this undated picture provided by KCNA in Pyongyang on March 16, 2017. On Friday, a spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry called Gardner's remarks a "provocation that can not be overlooked" and an affront to the dignity of the country's supreme leadership, from a man who was "tantamount to mentally deranged".

Author: 0 Russia, Syria blast U.S. strikes targeting anti-Daesh forces

De Mistura has agreed to put the constitutional proposal to one side while legal experts from the United Nations and the High Negotiations Committee , the opposition delegation of which the FSA is a member, attempt to find some accord over the legal role of the special envoy's office during the transition.

Author: 0 Not many teams better than Spurs, says Kane

Squawka went on in praise of the 25 year-old saying: "The Kenyan has been an absolute revelation for Spurs after signing from Southampton last summer and after a slow but steady start to his Spurs career, he has become a hugely important and influential member of the team".

Author: 0 Trump denies asking Comey to end Flynn investigation

The report is the latest revelation in the slow-motion auto crash unfurling at the White House, after Donald Trump reportedly shared highly classified information with Russian officials and allegedly pressured former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's ties with Russia.

Global Media Acting FBI director undercuts White House on Comey firing
Author: 0 Acting FBI director undercuts White House on Comey firing

And I said I'll consider and we'll see what happens. Capping a week in which Trump faced a slew of criticism for firing the man investigating his campaign's possible ties to Russia, Trump told James Comey there could be retribution if he tells the press about their private conversations.

Author: 0 Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

Sweden is out of the game", he said. Assange contends the United States should recognize his First Amendment rights as a journalist. Assange has spent almost five years inside the Latin American country's London embassy, but he seemed robust and defiant in his brief balcony appearance.

Author: 0 Macron win sends 'powerful message' to far-right, top Europe rabbi says

Macron's optimistically named " En Marche! ". Transforming an outfit so young into a political force will be no easy task. Commentators were already focused on Macron's next battle as part of his planned "revolution" of French politics: parliamentary elections on June 11 and 18.

Global Media FM Arun Jaitley assures GST of being consumer friendly
Author: 0 FM Arun Jaitley assures GST of being consumer friendly

You can not address the aspiration when there is a war against the country, state and local people who are losing their lives, Mr Jaitley said and warned that those taking to violence will be certainly made accountable for this. On whether the Valley situation was only about militancy and violence and not public aspirations, Jaitley said that sentiments and aspirations were present in every part of the country but "at the end of the day, a crucial situation arises when you take to arms".

Author: 0 Macron arrives in Mali for military review

They also pledged to work together on current worldwide and regional issues, especially underlining the importance of their continued cooperation on resolving Ukraine's internal conflict, it said. Macron's office says that the meeting, attended by the country's most senior military and security officials, focused on the operations of French armed forces overseas -mostly in Africa's Sahel region, Iraq and Syria.

Author: 0 Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Police Chief Peter Newsham said at a press conference . They have no right to lay their hands on reporters or protesters or anyone else for that matter, when the people they are apparently roughing up seemed to be merely doing their jobs or exercising the rights they have in this country.

Author: 0 Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena

Congressional aides told Reuters the committee was still negotiating in the hopes of obtaining the requested documents. Update 5/18/17 1:55 pm: The Associated Press has now reported a correction of an earlier story, after a Senate Committee clarified that they had not received a response from Michael Flynn's legal team.

Author: 0 Former National Security Adviser Has Not Responded To Subpoena

Richard Burr of North Carolina. While Flynn was asked to resign by President Donald Trump in February after former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates warned the White House that Russian Federation had leverage over him, Flynn was also the center of several major stories that broke on Wednesday and Thursday morning.

Author: 0 US Launches First Direct Strike on Pro-Regime Troops in Syria

The Syrian-allied forces were threatening US troops and allied rebel forces operating near the town of Al-Tanf on Syria's border with Jordan , and were hit with air strikes after Russian intervention and warning shots failed to deter them, the Pentagon said on May 18.

Global Media North Korea's Missile Program Is Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea's Missile Program Is Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea

The US and Japan have called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Tuesday as North Korea's repeated missile tests this year have generated global alarm. Significant numbers of US soldiers in South Korea and Japan are already within North Korea's reach. The test came just days after South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has called for closer engagement with the North, was inaugurated in Seoul.

Global Media Russian Federation calls US-led strike on Assad regime 'unlawful'
Author: 0 Russian Federation calls US-led strike on Assad regime 'unlawful'

A US defence official said the convoy had not responded to numerous warnings that it was "getting too close to coalition forces". A member of the US -backed Syrian rebel forces told Reuters the convoy comprised Syrian and Iranian-backed militias and was headed toward the Tanf base when they clashed with some rebel forces.

Author: 0 Palestine president in India ahead of Modi Israel trip

Some of the significant ones are on visa exemption on diplomatic and official passports, IT and electronics and agricultural cooperation among others. Palestinians commemorated the 69th anniversary of the "Nakba", the "day of catastrophe" in which Israel was officially declared a state following the forced removal of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and the destruction of over 500 villages and towns.

Author: 0 President Trump to embark on first foreign trip as president

Trump, however, will have plenty of company who can either keep him out of trouble on the trip - or help him get into it. Trump is expected to try to calm allies anxious about his "America First" message. Bannon, who's pressed for the dismantlement of the Iran nuclear deal, the end of the One China policy, and the transfer of the USA embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

Global Media Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now
Author: 0 Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now

A USA official with knowledge of the meeting told the Post that the president "revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies". "Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism". The meeting took place just one day after the firing of FBI Director James Comey, who was leading an investigation into the alleged ties between Russian Federation and Mr Trump's campaign team.

Author: 0 Time Cover: White House Overtaken by Russian Onion Domes

The animated video shows the White House with one side being colored red and the cathedral's fancy, colorful columns popping out of the top. The Time cover illustrates its top story looking into the beleaguered Trump White House as it reacts to the numerous scandals involving Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

On Tuesday, shortly after the existence of memos by Mr. Comey was reported , Mr. Chaffetz sent a letter to Andrew McCabe, the acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, asking for all documents relating to communication between Mr.

Global Media Macron Spent His First Full Day As President In Germany
Author: 0 Macron Spent His First Full Day As President In Germany

Castaner, a Socialist who joined Macron's movement past year, said "our political background will not prevent us to work smartly for France". Macron has said half his ministers will be women and that some will be high achievers in business, academia, the civil service or the NGO world.

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