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Global Media ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last
Author: 0 ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Now the incumbent B.C. Liberals hold 43 seats, the NDP have 41 and B.C. Greens have three seats. "Tonight is the beginning of something very different", Clark told a subdued crowd at a downtown Vancouver hotel in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Author: 0 Comey accepts Senate Intel Committee invitation to testify

A senior intelligence official said Trump's goal was to "muddy the waters" about the scope of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe at a time when Democrats were ramping up their calls for the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel , a step announced last week.

Author: 0 Trump in Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

But he never was accused of naming Israel , just of revealing enough details that could lead others to that realization. "It's never been better". It has not been reported - as Mr. After the news emerged, Trump took to Twitter to insist he had the "absolute right" to share "facts pertaining.to terrorism and airline flight safety" with Russian Federation.

Global Media French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely To Benefit
Author: 0 French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely To Benefit

But he faces a tall order to convert his victory into the majority he needs to implement his ambitious agenda of labour, welfare and education reforms. In late March, Valls declared his support for Macron rather than for the candidate of his own Socialist Party (PS), Benoit Hamon, who ended up eliminated in the first round of the presidential election.

Author: 0 China and ASEAN Near A Code of Conduct?

Baja also expressed doubts that the code of conduct that is being crafted to address the territorial dispute in the South China Sea could resolve the decades-long conflict in the region. It has not conducted any freedom-of-navigation operations, or sail-bys using warships, in the South China Sea this year, making it all the more hard for ASEAN to stand up to Beijing .

Global Media United Nations blasts Pyongyang's latest missile launch
Author: 0 United Nations blasts Pyongyang's latest missile launch

The council members have agreed to "take further significant measures including sanctions" to compel North Korea to alter its actions and end its "highly destabilizing behavior". Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he wants South Korea to pay for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system which detected Sunday's test launch.

Author: 0 Read President Donald Trump's Full Remarks on 'Evil Losers' Who Attacked Manchester

Netanyahu hopes that Trump can help formalize Israel's clandestine cooperation with the Gulf states before a peace deal with the Palestinians is reached. and Iran's leaders routinely call for Israel's destruction. Trump's next stop is Rome, where he arrives Tuesday evening. The status of Jerusalem is ultra-sensitive and has been among the most hard issues in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, stalled since April 2014.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal could spread throughout region

Trump , on his first trip overseas since taking office in January, is seeking progress toward what he has called the "ultimate deal" - a peace pact between Israelis and Palestinians. When Americans see their President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, they miss the sassy chemistry which was seen between former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama.

Global Media Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'
Author: 0 Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

These charges carry much harsher penalties. Sessions' directive counters a national trend to eliminate some of the most severe sentencing policies adopted during the 1980's era war on drugs . "It is dumb on crime ", he said in a statement . " Mandatory minimum sentences have unfairly and disproportionately incarcerated too many minorities for too long".

Author: 0 President Trump seeks reform, not intervention, on Middle East trip

Shi'ite Muslim majority Iran and Sunni-led Saudi Arabia have always been bitter rivals in the region, with each accusing the other of attempting to undermine competing branches of Islam. "The Iranian regime represents the tip of the spear of global terrorism", the king said . "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower", he said in a jibe at the billion-dollar deals signed between Trump and the Saudi government.

Global Media Facebook has activated its safety check feature after the Manchester attack
Author: 0 Facebook has activated its safety check feature after the Manchester attack

It has also left 59 people injured. "We are doing all that we can to support them", he continued. Her family say she has not been seen since just before the attack began at the Manchester Arena. The area around the arena was swamped with police and emergency services and approach roads were closed. Mrs May said she will be travelling to Manchester later today.

Global Media Trump draws ire for message at Holocaust museum
Author: 0 Trump draws ire for message at Holocaust museum

But Trump's team has allotted no longer than 30 minutes to Yad Vashem , citing the busy schedule of his 27-hour stay in Israel . A reporter for the Times of Israel quickly took the president to task. Trump was accompanied by his wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law and Middle East adviser Jared Kushner as well as the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara.

Author: 0 Eight-year-old among victims of Manchester attack

The so-called Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack, which also wounded 59 people, many of whom are still being treated for "life-threatening conditions" according to Prime Minister Theresa May. Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy confirmed to CNN that Callander, who was a student at the school between the ages of 11 and 16, was among the dead.

Author: 0 President Trump Remarks At Arrival Ceremony In Israel

After receiving a warm welcome by Saudi Arabia's leadership, many in the establishment media did not expect him to have as positive a reception in Israel. But obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship between the White House and the Israel. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner visits the Western Wall, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem .

Global Media First lady's hand swat a viral sensation
Author: 0 First lady's hand swat a viral sensation

Netanyahu was fresh from quarrels within his coalition government over how much Israel is prepared to compromise for peace, and wary of the deals the U.S. "The focus is on how upsetting it'd be to Palestinians if the United States recognized Jerusalem as the Jewish capital", Oren said. Trump is meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to talk about resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

Global Media Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to Russian Federation

Trump was referring to his May 10 meeting at the White House with Russia's Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov . "I have come to this sacred and ancient land to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between the United States and the state of Israel". Trump heads to the Vatican after his two-day visit here, and the White House argues that his visit to holy sites of three of the world's major religions demonstrates his commitment to religious tolerance and peace.

Global Media Trump inadvertently reveals that Israel provided the intelligence he shared with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump inadvertently reveals that Israel provided the intelligence he shared with Russian Federation

The Israeli prime minister has been one of only a few heads of state who have expressed strong support for Trump's policies. Rather, it said the information Trump shared "had been provided by a US partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the USA government, officials said".

Author: 0 Oil rises on expectation of extended, possibly deepened output cut

Given expectations for a seasonal pick-up in demand during the second half of this year, the reduction in the global overhang of stocks should start to become more visible, supporting crude oil prices , the head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank Ole Hansen said Sunday.

Author: 0 Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russian Federation investigation

Trump's request reportedly came after the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director confirmed the probe before the House Intelligence Committee, and both Coats and Rogers declined Trump's requests. Giuffra, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell in NY, is the coordinating counsel for Volkswagen, which has admitted to cheating on emissions tests in the United States.

Global Media Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed
Author: 0 Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed

Five people were killed on Tuesday when two explosives-packed vehicles blew up near minority neighbourhoods in Syria , in incidents claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group. The city, once known as the capital of the revolution, has been devastated by the war. Along with the four killed, Syrian state TV said 30 people were wounded in the explosion.

Author: 0 Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz speaks with reporters at his home Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Alpine, Utah. Rep. Jason Chaffetz will announce Thursday that he will resign from Congress next month, Politico reported . Since 2015, the Utahn has led the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a position that gained increasing political visibility throughout the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Never mentioned Israel to Russians over intelligence leak

Following a private meeting with Abbas, Trump was expected to make remarks about the deadly explosion in Manchester, England. Israeli troops load the body of a Palestinian who was shot and killed after he attempted to stab an Israeli soldier at a checkpoint north of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Monday, May 22, 2017 .

Global Media Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's town, 1 dead
Author: 0 Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's town, 1 dead

Authorities on Sunday sentenced Qassim to a suspended one-year jail term for illegal fundraising and money laundering. A court previous year stripped him of his citizenship, sparking repeated sit-ins outside his residence in Diraz. His supporters deny the allegations and called his trial politically motivated. Bahrain put down the protests with the help of forces from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Global Media Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'
Author: 0 Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning president Moon Jae-In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length. The talks involve both South and North Korea , Russia, the United States, Japan and China. The six-party talks on ending North Korea's nuclear ambitions have been stalled since late 2008, largely due to a North Korean boycott. He told Xi the ultimate goal of sanctions was to persuade North Korea to engage in dialogue about abolishing its ...

Global Media What Happens if Flynn Ignores the Senate's Subpoena?
Author: 0 What Happens if Flynn Ignores the Senate's Subpoena?

Since his ouster, Flynn has been one of the central figures in the case addressing potential collusion between the Kremlin and President Donald Trump's campaign. But Senate Judiciary Committee leaders - who also wanted Comey to testify before their panel in the wake of his dismissal - criticized the former director's decision to appear only before the Intelligence Committee.

Author: 0 Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip

Netanyahu to take a tougher stance", the New York Times wrote. "The United States and Israel can declare with one voice that Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never ever - and must cease its deadly funding and training of terrorists and militias".

Global Media Anguished search by families after Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Anguished search by families after Manchester terror attack

The identity of the person behind the attack has not yet been revealed. She added that she will be visiting Manchester today. Authorities say it was a terrorist attack, carried out by a man who died at Manchester Arena. "There were thousands of people trying to get out at once". "We ran out", Robinson told Reuters . The Dangerous Woman Tour started in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 3 and she was joined by British pop stars Little Mix during a spell in the US.

Author: 0 Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

Still, Israeli officials weren't exactly comfortable that Trump "spoke incessantly about his meetings in Saudi Arabia and said that the Arab world wants peace". Trump will be the only one of the four United States presidents not to visit the Church of the Nativity while in the biblical city. "For the first time in many years, and in my lifetime, I see potential for change", Netanyahu added.

Global Media Trump in Israel: potential pitfalls and the 'ultimate deal'
Author: 0 Trump in Israel: potential pitfalls and the 'ultimate deal'

Trump said , speaking in an ornate, multi-chandeliered room. In a carefully worded speech delivered at a gathering of about 50 leaders of Muslim-majority countries, Trump did not use his signature phrase " radical Islamic terrorism ", a term he often used during his campaign for the USA president.

Author: 0 Here's what we know about the 'barbaric' Manchester Arena attack so far

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday expressed her "sorrow and horror" over the bomb attack in Manchester , vowing that Germany will stand by Britain in the fight against terror. Some 400 officers were deployed overnight to help with the investigation. "We can confirm there was an incident as people were leaving the Ariana Grande show last night", it said.

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Asked Intel Chiefs To Deny Evidence In Russia Probe

Trump has denied he asked Comey to end the investigation. She mentioned his former work in Russia, his marriage to a Russian woman and his work for "Gazprom-Media to improve Putin's image in the United States". Trump and the White House have repeatedly contradicted themselves over the reasoning for Comey's firing, which took place as he led a probe into Russian influence into the USA election and potential ties to his campaign.

Global Media Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing
Author: 0 Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing

This week, Trump called the investigations a "witch hunt", in addition to releasing an official statement saying he looks forward to the "matter concluding quickly". Congressional investigators have requested copies of Comey's memos and testimony from Comey himself. In that case, Comey would be a witness and Mueller will likely interview him as part of the probe.

Author: 0 President Trump: I 'Never Mentioned' Israel to the Russians

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed questions over whether the administration is considering a change in policy, after top officials offered conflicting views. The visit raised questions about whether the US would indicate the site is Israeli territory. For his part, Netanyahu avoided the intelligence controversy.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning released after seven years from military prison

US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions has said Mr Assange's arrest was a priority. She maintained that she never meant to hurt United States interests, and her sentence was commuted by outgoing former President Barack Obama in January, who called the punishment "very disproportionate" to the crime.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's Speech in Saudi Arabia is a Stark Departure From Everyt

Mr Trump, who generated controversy with his push to ban many Muslims from entering the USA, described the fight against terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilisations. Drive them out of your holy lands, and drive them out of this earth, ' he trumpeted. Drive them out of your communities. Trump said that he stands before the Arab-American Islamic Summit as a representative of the American people to convey a message of love, friendship and hope.

Author: 0 Ex-CIA chief concerned over Trump campaign Kremlin contacts

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speculated Trump was probably happy to get out of town - "and a lot of us are glad he's leaving for a few days". Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, the top Republican and Democrat on the intelligence panel, said in a statement they were disappointed by Flynn's decision, but would "vigorously pursue" his testimony and documents related to the investigation.

Global Media Former Gambian President Jammeh 'stole $50M' from state, justice minister says
Author: 0 Former Gambian President Jammeh 'stole $50M' from state, justice minister says

The court order concerns 88 bank accounts in Jammeh's name or those of his associates, Tambadou said, along with 14 companies linked to the former strongman. The Daily Observer, Foroyaa and The Voice newspapers also reported on the freezing of former President's assets and other burning issues. While the former Gambian president had always been suspected of using the state's purse for his own gain, Monday's hearing marked the first time the new government had put an exact figure on what it ...

Global Media 22 dead and 59 injured in Manchester Arena attack
Author: 0 22 dead and 59 injured in Manchester Arena attack

Mr Walker said the explosion was by the door in the foyer, next to the merchandise, and that glass and metal nuts were left on the floor. People were coming out of the hall when the explosion took place. Grande said she was "broken" by the incident but she was not harmed. "I would like to pay tribute to the emergency services for their bravery and professionalism in dealing with last night's appalling events".

Author: 0 James Milner: Liverpool winning a trophy is the next step

LIAM BRADY HAS once again underlined his unwavering support for Arsene Wenger amid calls for the Arsenal manager to step down after two decades in the job. Jose Mourinho's Manchester United were knocked out of the race for the top four when they lost to Tottenham a week ago. City were already 4-0 up at the break at Vicarage Road and finish the season with 78 points, ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal and behind Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Author: 0 Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to "reach for peace"

After the incident, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. "There's a great feeling for peace throughout the world", Trump said . President George W Bush sponsored a peace conference in Annapolis in 2007, which for a while was hailed, in vain, as a major step towards the establishment of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel .

Global Media Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit
Author: 0 Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit

Brazil's President Michel Temer is facing charges of corruption and obstruction of justice, according to an investigation released by the supreme court. "I will continue at the head of government". "It is merely surviving off of institutional machinery, but it is not working". The incriminating audio was first reported by Globo newspaper Wednesday night, and has been rocking the country since.

Author: 0 White House official subject of Russia probe

If the sources of the Washington Post and New York Times are correct-as they seem in the absence of direct White House denial to be, though confirming documents haven't yet been seen-then Trump could already be charged with obstruction of justice.

Author: 0 President Michael D. Higgins issues a statement on the attack in Manchester

More than 50 others are injured and are being treated at six area hospitals, police said. British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency response meeting of the Cabinet Office Briefing Room (Cobra) in London into the terror attack at the concert of United States star Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena in northwest England.

Author: 0 Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit

The Saudis' welcome appeared to lift the spirits of Trump's beleaguered staff, ensnared in a seemingly endless cycle of negative stories involving Comey's firing and the intensifying Russian Federation investigations. Trump bent down so the king could place the gold medal around his neck. The agreement also supports Saudi Arabia's efforts to grow its indigenous aerospace industry and ecosystem through its Vision 2030 initiative.

Global Media Rep. Maxine Waters: Paul Ryan has 'not done his job'
Author: 0 Rep. Maxine Waters: Paul Ryan has 'not done his job'

As the Trump White House plunges into turmoil and markets tumble, Republicans in Congress are trying to salvage one piece of their legislative agenda: overhauling the nation's tax system. "I'm sure we're going to go on to hear from Mr. Comey about why, if this happens as he allegedly describes, why he didn't take action at the time", he said.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia, UAE Promise to Donate $100Mln to Ivanka Trump's Foundation

Saudi women aren't allowed to drive, nor can they travel, get married, or leave prison without a male "guardian's" permission . TRUMP: Drive them out. After his shopping list of charges against Tehran , Trump finally called on "all nations of conscience" (like Saudi Arabia and Pakistan presumably) to "work together to isolate Iran ".

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