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Author: 0 Assange says "will not forgive or forget" detention for 7 years

The Swedish prosecutor in charge of the investigation, Marianne Ny, did not disclose her intentions in advance, but she was due to address a news conference at 12:00 (11:00am CET) on Friday. "The claim by the United Kingdom they can arrest me for seeking asylum is untenable", he noted. "From Sweden's point of view this is now over", Samuelson told the Reuters news agency.

Global Media 2 in United States court over Washington protest fight
Author: 0 2 in United States court over Washington protest fight

Arizona Sen. John McCain , the Republican chairman of the armed services committee , called for the Turkish ambassador to the United States to be thrown out of the country on Thursday. On Wednesday the State Department gave a statement slamming the violence as inappropriate. Tankan said the violence was worse than when Erdogan visited Washington in 2016 and scuffles erupted between his security detail and demonstrators.

Global Media U.S. Laptop Ban May Cover All International Flights
Author: 0 U.S. Laptop Ban May Cover All International Flights

However, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday there was a possibility that the ban could be expanded to include all worldwide flights, regardless of whether they are arriving in or departing the country. The move came after intelligence officials learned of efforts by the Islamic State group to fashion a bomb into consumer electronics. This current ban was reportedly put in place because of concerns about terrorist attacks and related risks.

Author: 0 White House Dodges Questions About Kushner's Meetings With Russians

Back after a nine day overseas trip, President Donald Trump returned to a familiar plan of operations on Sunday, as he used Twitter to jab at his critics and the news media, vowing to push ahead on his legislative agenda in the Congress, and making clear he wants a crack down on leaks from the U.S.

Global Media UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates
Author: 0 UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Angela Merkel , German chancellor, did nothing to hide her frustration with Mr Trump , saying discussions had been " very unsatisfying " and adding: "There was no indication that the U.S. After persuading voters that America isn't great anymore, Trump apparently intends to make sure of it - by having this country lead the effort to kill humanity's last, best hope of avoiding catastrophic climate change .

Global Media It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief
Author: 0 It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has issued two new subpoenas targeting businesses operated by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn . "I did not collude with the Russians to influence the elections". The conversations focused on Paul Manafort , the Trump campaign chairman at the time , and Michael T.

Author: 0 Killed In Nighttime, Early Morning Bombings In Baghdad

This offensive aimed at connecting a land route from Iraq to Syria isn't just being seen in Syria, either, with a lot of the militia fighters who have been fighting in Mosul recent moving westward, toward the Syrian border , with an eye toward crossing into that area to continue the fight against ISIS after the last major ISIS city in Iraq falls.

Author: 0 United States testing system to defend against North Korean ICBMs

The US has for the first time successfully tested its defence system against an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ), say officials. "The intercept of a complex, threat-representative ICBM target is an incredible accomplishment for the GMD system and a critical milestone for this program", said Navy Vice Adm.

Author: 0 UK terror attack probe widens

British police have so far arrested five people in connection with the attack, including the bomber's 23-year-old brother, Ismail. Up to 3,800 military personnel would be available to support police, Home Secretary Rudd said , amid warnings of another potential attack.

Author: 0 UK's May Plays Brexit Card as Polls Tighten

British Prime Ministerc campaigns for more welfare cuts and curbs to benefits for some immigrants, revealing her conservative party's election platform on Thursday. Mr Corbyn apologised for the gaffe this afternoon, and condemned the bile being targeted at Ms Barnett online, some of which has come from accounts which purportedly support the Labour leader.

Global Media Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods' latest trouble: He needs our help
Author: 0 Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods' latest trouble: He needs our help

Police found Woods , 41, buckled in and "asleep at the wheel" of his vehicle on the roadway in the right lane on Military Trail in Jupiter at 2:03 a.m. He was released on his own recognizance at 10:50 a.m. and is scheduled to be arraigned on July 5 at Palm Beach County court. Alcohol wasn't present in his system, and was presumably affected by the prescription drugs he was taking.

Author: 0 French President Macron meets Russian President Putin

Mr Putin agreed that uniting against terrorism would achieve "positive results" and said it was impossible to "combat the terrorist threat by destroying statehood". The Kremlin appeared to favour Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen for the presidency during the campaign and Putin offered her a publicity coup when he granted her an audience a month before the election's first round.

Global Media Pak's refusal to abide by ICJ shows disrespect: International Expert
Author: 0 Pak's refusal to abide by ICJ shows disrespect: International Expert

On Saturday, media reports said that Pakistani Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali would represent the country from now instead of Quereshi in the case. "It was a consensus decision to appoint Khawar Qureshi as our lawyer". He even cried foul over the time allotted to Pakistan for preparations, Aziz said: "There was paucity of time earlier, we will strengthen our legal team for the next time".

Author: 0 Philippine military says it regained most of Marawi from militants

Eduardo Ano, the military chief of staff, told the Associated Press while speaking at a hospital where injured soldiers were being treated. The militants released a video in which they threatened to kill the hostages , according to a report by the SITE Intelligence Group on Monday that could not be verified.

Global Media Trump on foreign trip 'We hit a home run'
Author: 0 Trump on foreign trip 'We hit a home run'

The President and First Lady Melania were then taken by helicopter to the White House, where they arrived at 9.22 p.m. During the Monica Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton White House brought on a dedicated group of lawyers and a created a separate media operation to handle investigation-related inquiries so they didn't completely subsume the president's agenda.

Author: 0 Trump defends Kushner, administration against what he calls 'fake news'

Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster refused to talk about the allegations, but said that generally speaking, "we have back-channel communication with a number of countries..." Trump, who had been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed his favorite pastime with fury on Sunday, dismissing allegations of Russian Federation ties as "fake news" and "fabricated lies".

Author: 0 White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway suggested on Fox & Friends Tuesday morning that it was Dubke's decision to leave. Asked about the White House's communications performance so far during the administration, Spicer said he and Trump both got frustrated by stories that are "patently false" or examples of " fake news ".

Author: 0 Narendra Modi congratulates Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over election victory

Russian Federation is a key ally for Iran, with Russian Federation supplying Tehran with weapons including the S-300 mobile long-range missile system. Election officials said "requests" and the "enthusiastic participation of people" were responsible for the extensions. Raisi - who got 38% of the vote - had been widely seen as Khamenei's preferred candidate.

Author: 0 Putin and Macron have frank talks

It is President Macron's latest diplomatic test after the G7 talks in Sicily and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he turned the tables on US President Donald Trump by holding him in a clenched handshakeuntil their knuckles went white.

Author: 0 White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

This will change", Mr Trump tweeted . In a sign of Berlin's shifting focus towards Asia, Merkel is also due to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Ignore all that, Spicer said. During his election campaign, he consistently said Washington's allies must shoulder the burden and financially support the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP and other news outlets confirmed.

Global Media Man convicted in Switzerland for 'liking' defamatory Facebook post
Author: 0 Man convicted in Switzerland for 'liking' defamatory Facebook post

The offending "likes" date from 2015 when the defendant, not identified by the courts, endorsed several Facebook posts produced by animal rights groups. The Zurich court ruled that the defendant had not been able to prove that the comments he liked were truthful. An unnamed Swiss man has been handed a suspended fine for "liking" a post on Facebook .

Author: 0 Indian woman 'sets new Everest dual ascent record'

He had reached the so-called "death zone" above the 8,000-meter mark, a part of the mountain notorious for its hard terrain and thin air . The deceased individuals are Roland Yearwood from the US, Vladimir Strba from Slovakia, Francesco Enrico Marchetti from Australia and Ravi Kumar from India .

Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

Among their inquiries: Did Trump's guests try to bug the Oval Office? They want to know if Trump consulted with government information security experts. According to the " Times ", current and former officials say it may have been part of an effort by Kushner to establish a direct line to Putin outside of USA intelligence channels.

Author: 0 Death toll in Sri Lanka mudslides, floods exceeds 200

INS "Shardul", together with 4 small boats arrived to the island with 27 officers, 100 crew members, 3 doctors, 6 medical assistances, 12 divers and several rescue teams. Another 96 people were listed as still missing. The floods and landslides, triggered by torrential rains in recent days, have killed some 200 people and disrupted the lives of over half million others.

Author: 0 Covfefe: Donald Trump Coins New Word On Twitter

Except he didn't finish his thought. "Despite the constant negative press covfefe", were the six mysterious words that appeared on the President's latest tweet at midnight on Wednesday (May 31, 12pm Singapore time). A dictionary (or the person running its social media handle) took to Twitter to settle this. Of course, covfefe might really mean "Twitter finally adds an editing feature", but that seems like a long shot.

Global Media Memorial Day Pride & A Flyover in Ridgefield
Author: 0 Memorial Day Pride & A Flyover in Ridgefield

In the past three years, a ceremony to place flags at the graves of veterans buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park has grown exponentially. With the United States' participation in World War II , the holiday became known as "Memorial Day" and began to encompass fallen soldiers from all wars America was involved.

Author: 0 Flynn to provide some documents under subpoena to Senate intelligence panel

Donald Trump's personal lawyer has rejected a request for documents as part of Congress's investigation into Russia's election meddling and contacts with the Trump campaign. The House intelligence committee's request for information from Mr Cohen came as investigators continue to scrutinise members of Mr Trump's inner circle.

Author: 0 Trump has fairly 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: WH

Modi's comments contrasted with Trump's meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels last week, when he said that Germany is " very bad " for flooding the U.S. Merkel today repeated that Europe must " take our fate into our own hands " and went on to say that it should step up as a diplomatic player on the worldwide stage.

Author: 0 Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick threatens to force special session over 'bathroom bill'

On May 21, the Senate voted to approve a bill that would simplify funding formulas for public schools and let parents use state money to send their kids with disabilities to private schools or pay for homeschooling. Although the Republican-lead American Health Care Act passed the House of Representatives, its chances in the Senate are rather slim. The Texas Legislature appears to be at a stalemate on a "bathroom bill" that could push the legislative session into overtime.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn flounders in Woman's Hour interview over policy cost

Others, however, praised Barnett's interview, with Times Literary Supplement publisher Stig Abell saying it showed she was a "much better" interviewer than Jeremy Paxman, who had grilled Corbyn on television last night. "I'll give you the figure in a moment". "Can I give you the exact figure in a moment please?" The CCHQ has released excerpts of the Brexit speech.

Author: 0 Trump Slams Germany's Trade Surplus As 'Very Bad' For The US

Trump voiced his disapproval of German trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions during the Group of Seven (G-7) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and Taormina, Italy. and increased self-reliance within the EU. "But anyone who puts on national blinkers and has no view of the world around him will ultimately get lost".

Author: 0 British police release new photo of Manchester attacker

We believe Abedi was in possession of this case in the days before the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May. The public are being asked to contact the police immediately if they see the piece of luggage, which officers have no reason to believe contains anything risky but are asking people to be cautious.

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz to Announce Plans to Leave Congress by End of June

Politico first reported the news of Chaffetz's June 30th resignation. An early favorite for the post emerged Thursday: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who led the contentious House investigation into the 2012 terrorist attacks on a U.S. The Republican says he hasn't yet spoken to fired FBI Director James Comey about his invitation for Comey to testify next week at an oversight committee hearing.

Author: 0 Putin: Russian meddling in US election 'fiction' invented by Democrats

This did not indicate an attempt to influence the outcome of election, though, Putin said . France and Russian Federation back different sides in the Syrian conflict, with Putin supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Macron part of a western coalition that supports rebel groups and has accused Assad of using chemical weapons in the past.

Global Media Modi backs 'strong leadership' of Merkel while Trump, EU drifts apart
Author: 0 Modi backs 'strong leadership' of Merkel while Trump, EU drifts apart

In a closed-door meeting with European leaders last Thursday, Trump called Germany " bad, very bad " for running a trade surplus with the United States . "Prime Minister's visit to Spain will add further strength to the existing warm and friendly India-Spain bilateral ties", the Ministry of External Affairs had said in a statement.

Author: 0 Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

In a letter sent to Ivanka Trump in April, the group alleged a number of labour violations at two unnamed factories that supplies the Ivanka Trump brand, including that employees were forced to work at least 12-1/2 hours a day for wages below China's legal minimum - a monthly salary equivalent to about one United States dollar an hour.

Author: 0 GST makes economy class air travel cheaper from July 1

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who is presiding the two-day meeting of GST Council comprising state representatives, said that the new tax regime's impact will not be inflationary and in some instances, prices are even likely to drop. All capital goods and all industrial intermediaries would attract 18 per cent tax instead of 28 per cent. After GST, the item will attract a GST rate of 5%.

Global Media Korea says ballistic missile test successful
Author: 0 Korea says ballistic missile test successful

North Korea has a large stockpile of the short-range missiles, originally developed by the Soviet Union. "This is the first test event against an ICBM-class target for the ground-based mid-course defense system", Davis said. Experts say that a combination of that "left of launch" sabotage, so called because it comes before or just as a missile launches , and "right of launch" interception of airborne missiles, the kind practiced on Tuesday, represent the best chance of protecting the United ...

Author: 0 US shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

The $244 million test will not confirm that the U.S.is capable of defending itself against an intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea . This was the first live-fire test event against an ICBM-class target for GMD and the US ballistic missile defense system, according to an MDA spokesperson.

Author: 0 Massive vehicle bomb blast rocks Afghan capital, leaving casualties

The blast, according to news agency ANI, reportedly happened near the Iranian Embassy. Reports are coming that the glass panes of the windows and doors of the Indian embassy are damaged. There are several pictures on social media of shattered glass on floors after windows broke from the force of the blast. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the attack came as the resurgent Taliban are stepping up their annual "spring offensive".

Author: 0 United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

Trump , who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, told his nearly 31 million Twitter followers to expect his final verdict this week, and the signs are pointing toward a withdrawal. The White House has apparently told Pruitt to keep a lower public profile regarding the Paris Agreement until Trump announces his decision. "Ireland? He said it took him two-and-a-half years to get a license and that did not give him a very good image of the European Union".

Global Media SJSU student abducted at knifepoint by stranger escapes in Oregon
Author: 0 SJSU student abducted at knifepoint by stranger escapes in Oregon

She told authorities that she had run out of gas, and when her auto stopped, she ran away into high grass and stayed hidden for an hour or two. She told investigators that she knew someone was home because all of the lights were on, but when she frantically knocked, the residents turned out the lights and refused to open the door.

Author: 0 'Ungrateful Traitor' Chelsea Manning Released From Prison Early By Obama

Chelsea Manning , the transgender army private jailed for one of the largest leaks of classified documents in USA history, was released from a military prison Wednesday after seven years behind bars. She clearly looked forward to what life might hold for her outside the military prison walls. On the day of Chelsea Manning's release from prison , Pulse Films announced at the Cannes Film Festival that a documentary about the whistleblower and her adjustment into post-incarceration life is ...

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