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Global Media James Comey testimony: Former director says Trump admin defamed him and Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 James Comey testimony: Former director says Trump admin defamed him and Federal Bureau of Investigation

Whether Trump's behavior and comment amount to obstruction of justice , however, depends not on how Comey understood the comment, but Trump's intent in delivering it. I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night 'cause it didn't dawn on me originally that there might be corroboration for our conversation. "I didn't say that", Trump said emphatically Friday.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

May's failure to get a majority has undercut her tough Brexit strategy, which had raised fears that Britain was heading for a so-called "hard Brexit", which could potentially see tariffs slapped on British exports to the bloc. The new arithmetic of the House of Commons will also makes Brexit negotiations more hard. Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce, potentially softening the exit terms.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowl against Sri Lanka in 'quarter-final'

Both South Africa and India , as expected, kicked off their respective journeys in the tournament on high note, thrashing Sri Lanka and Pakistan respectively. The key for Sri Lanka will be to make sure they don't give cheap wickets away early and give the Pakistan bowlers the momentum and confidence to run through them.

Author: 0 Trump On Comey Hearing: "No Collusions, No Obstruction, He's A Leaker"

Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz , however, has mentioned just two specific factual matters in which he says Comey is inaccurate. Asked by a reporter if he had told Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Trump said , "I didn't say that".

Global Media Explained: How Jeremy Corbyn can still be Prime Minister
Author: 0 Explained: How Jeremy Corbyn can still be Prime Minister

The Mail on Sunday reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to launch a bid to oust May, while the Sunday Times said five cabinet ministers were urging him to do so. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doesn't expect any delays in the start of Brexit talks between the European Union and the United Kingdom despite the outcome of this week's British election.

Global Media UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament

The election she called just over seven weeks ago has resulted in a hung parliament - rather than the stronger Tory majority she was hoping for. This morning, after the general election count, the Conservative Party looked like they would end up with 319 seats (down 13 on 2015) and Labour 261 (up 29 seats), resulting in a hung Parliament .

Author: 0 Sinn Fein's Adams says will not take up seats in Britain's parliament

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said Thursday the Irish nationalist party would not take any seats it might win in the House of Commons, a decision that can help the Conservatives toward a majority. Mr Adams also said he could not see Prime Minister Theresa May surviving in her post. The deadline to reach a new power-sharing agreement was extended to June 29th after Mrs May called the snap general election in April.

Author: 0 London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body

In a statement about the recovery of the body Tuesday, police said they haven't formally identified the victim - though they asked for information about 45-year-old Xavier Thomas, a French national who has been missing since Saturday. Witness accounts suggested Thomas might have been thrown into the river, police said. In the footage, which was confirmed to be legitimate by the Metropolitan Police Service, a man can be seen fleeing one of the terrorists, who is swinging a knife at him.

Author: 0 Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

Mounting criticism and a spirit of vendetta claimed the scalps of two of May's closest advisers, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, who resigned in the wake of the snap election that wiped out the Tories' parliamentary majority. The move effectively makes the former work and pensions secretary, a friend and ally of the PM, her second in command, the BBC said. "And those negotiations start in a week's time ", the BBC reported.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

British politicians differ widely on what they want from the Brexit negotiating process, seeing it as a way to shift Britain either to the right or left. Predicting "the row of the summer", the Brexit secretary, David Davis, has insisted Britain wants to "see everything packaged up together, and that's what we're going to do", and has also said the United Kingdom could "walk away" if confronted with the €100bn settlement the European Union is said to be considering.

Global Media Jnanpith awardee C Narayana Reddy passes away
Author: 0 Jnanpith awardee C Narayana Reddy passes away

He was an instant hit with his song "Nannudochukunduvate".Cinare wrote around 3000 songs. He is a victor of the Jnanpith Award in 1988 for his contribution to Telugu literature and considered a foremost authority on Telugu Literature. He used a pleasant palpable language for romantic songs. He also wrote for Telugu movies. His relationship with Telugu films was a memorable one. In 1992, he was felicitated with country's third-highest civilian honour, Padma Vibhushan, and was nominated to the ...

Global Media Lessons for NZ from UK election?
Author: 0 Lessons for NZ from UK election?

Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister, replaces joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill. Today she is undone by the hubris with which she called the election, and the incompetence with which she campaigned. Mrs May's office was forced to backtrack late on Saturday after announcing that an outline deal had been agreed with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form a government, admitting that talks were still ongoing.

Author: 0 National Herald newspaper re-launched by Rahul Gandhi

However, it is not so in the case of Congress, he said. The Congress on Monday launched a commemorative edition of the National Herald to mark the 70th year of Independence in the presence of Vice President Hamid Ansari and Congress' Rahul Gandhi at Ambedkar Bhavan on Millers Road in Bengaluru .

Global Media Tiger Woods: Watch Full Dash Cam Footage From His DUI Arrest
Author: 0 Tiger Woods: Watch Full Dash Cam Footage From His DUI Arrest

This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 29, 2017, shows Tiger Woods . This document produced by the Jupiter Police Department shows a Testing Facility Task Report on Tiger Woods . He admitted to officers that he didn't know where he was, after first claiming he was en route from Los Angeles to Orange County, Florida. Woods told officers he did not drink, but takes several prescription medications, according to a police report.

Global Media General election: Britain may just have dodged a Brexit bullet
Author: 0 General election: Britain may just have dodged a Brexit bullet

The outcome - an astonishing turn following a campaign that began with predictions that May would win in a historic landslide - immediately raised questions about whether she could maintain her hold on Downing Street. The Czech prime minister said Friday that Britain should not be granted any extension on the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks. The party's entrenched opposition to equal marriage has prevented the LGBT population in Northern Ireland from benefitting for the same rights ...

Global Media Theresa May is forming a minority government with support from the DUP
Author: 0 Theresa May is forming a minority government with support from the DUP

He said the Labour party will set out its own programme for government as an amendment to the Queen's Speech, focusing on austerity and a "jobs-first Brexit ". "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years", she said. Maybe not today , maybe not next month, maybe not even until Brexit is out the way - but she has got to go.

Global Media Modi visit to US: Talks with Trump on June 26
Author: 0 Modi visit to US: Talks with Trump on June 26

With two of the world's tallest leaders set to meet, all the eyes are on the meet. Contentious issues such as the Paris Climate Change Agreement and H1-B visa are likely to figure in the talks between the two leaders. Trump's " America first " policy has also put a considerable strain on Indian tech companies' earnings. A proposed overhaul of H-1B visas - working permits used by thousands of Indian software engineers to work in the United States - has caused huge concern.

Author: 0 May meets with Queen to form coalition government with Northern Ireland's DUP

It's a huge embarrassment for May, who called the early election with the aim of shoring up support for the Conservatives ahead of the country's crucial Brexit negotiations. "I can still be prime minister", Corbyn tells the Sunday Mirror . The chaotic situation won't have long to settle: Formal Brexit negotiations with European Union leaders kick off on June 19.

Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

May has signalled she will use her right as incumbent to make the first attempt to form a government, but it is unclear whether she will have the necessary support to do so. But Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more uncertainty.

Author: 0 5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette alone

He also mimicked Bill Clinton during the 71st annual Broadway awards at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday. "There's so much for everyone to see", she said. Moments later, the show's story writer, Steven Levenson, won the Tony for best book, and Alex Lacamoire earned one for best orchestrations. Platt fought off tough competition from stars in Groundhog Day and Falsettos to win Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, too.

Author: 0 May to face Tory backbenchers following disastrous election result

Under the deal, the DUP will vote with the government on confidence and supply but not enter a formal coalition. "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week", a Downing Street spokesperson said.

Author: 0 May to form govt. despite Tory slide

The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his tiny majority in 1992-1997. She did not, however, provide details of the nature of the alliance with the DUP . After the backlash from her MPs the Prime Minister left Downing Street by the back door.

Author: 0 Forza Motorsport 7 announced on Xbox One X

He joined the Stevivor team in 2016 and has been to E3 five times, but can't really remember any of them. It was even confirmed that there'll be over 700 playable cars. The game was shown off with a new trailer, showing off a series of environments and different weathers. Players can expect similar, but more enhanced, quality from the next installment of the popular racing franchise.

Author: 0 GJM general secy seeks Centre's intervention in Gorkhaland fiasco

GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri , on Monday, said that the party would ensure that all central and state government offices - including block development offices, sub-divisional offices and district magistrate offices, banks, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (the hill development body) offices - will be closed as part of the shutdown.

Global Media Where do Merkel's comments leave the European Union and Canada?
Author: 0 Where do Merkel's comments leave the European Union and Canada?

Trump had tweeted earlier on Tuesday that Germany's trade and military policies are very bad for his country and warned that something will be done about it. Merkel, for instance, announced last spring that she wanted to increase Germany's annual defence budget by $27bn over the next three years. He called for additional burden-sharing.

Global Media What a hung Parliament means for Britain
Author: 0 What a hung Parliament means for Britain

On Friday, May announced that she would form a new government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party , which was founded by Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley and which in the past has shared power with Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Irish Republican Party, in Northern Ireland.

Global Media 'Dead woman walking': UK Prime Minister Theresa May clings to power
Author: 0 'Dead woman walking': UK Prime Minister Theresa May clings to power

She is seeking a so-called confidence and supply deal, which would involve the DUP supporting the Conservatives on key votes but not joining a formal coalition. Asked Sunday if she is now just a caretaker leader, May noted that "I said during the election campaign that if elected I would intend to serve a full term".

Global Media Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal

Furthermore, dozens of Hawaiian mayors have agreed to take action along with the state in practicing safer agricultural methods in order to meet the Paris Accord's goals. Branson said there are also a lot of world leaders that want to leave legacies when they step down and "if they can leave a big marine reserve, or something in their name, that's very positive".

Author: 0 Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

On lap 244, Sato attempted an inside pass of Dixon for second place on the dogleg heading into turn one but his No 26 Andretti Autosport Honda clipped the grass and spun, collecting Dixon, Conor Daly and Max Chilton. Hinchcliffe's auto veered into the barrier and a nine cars were collected in the incident. The second caution flag of the race came out on lap 91 when Helio Castroneves got into the turn 2 wall because of a flat tire.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Microsoft debuts PS4 Pro-rivalling Xbox One X

The new system boasts a major boost in processing power and memory , as well as Ultra HD Blu-Ray support. The Xbox One X's powerful technical specifications can be found below, with Microsoft stating that the Scorpio's silicon is the "fastest and most advanced processor to power a console", emphasizing that the system is liquid cooled, a first for a home video game system, according to the company.

Global Media Reavie, Schwartzel and Munoz share St. Jude lead
Author: 0 Reavie, Schwartzel and Munoz share St. Jude lead

Jude Classic title this week after firing a bogey-free 4-under 66 Sunday to win by one shot at 10 under. "We hear a lot about the young guns and about the Justin Thomases and Jordan Spieths, but I feel like I kind of get forgotten a little bit".

Author: 0 The UK election fails to produce a victor - here's what happens now

The DUP and Sinn Fein, the two largest parties in Northern Ireland, are due to resume talks on Monday to form a regional government after power-sharing collapsed in acrimony in January. "But as of now there is no change in the government of the United Kingdom". Or, either the Conservatives or Labour could attempt to govern as a minority administration, seeking to win support in the Commons for their programme on a vote-by-vote basis.

Global Media First Look at Xbox One X Packaging Design
Author: 0 First Look at Xbox One X Packaging Design

Microsoft are listing games as Xbox One X Enhanced, meaning that they will be able to run on Xbox One and One S but with reduced performance and less visual effects. Perhaps the most notable feature the Xbox One X has is its backward compatibility. That even includes those who don't have a 4K TV to take advantage of the top end of the specs.

Author: 0 United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

The Tories may not be as close to "our friends in the north" as they might think, and it is hard to see how a coalition between the DUP and the Conservatives will be anything other than weak and unstable . Labour stunned even its own supporters by taking enough seats from the Conservatives to deny them a majority, in a performance widely seen as a moral victory for Corbyn despite the party's loss.

Global Media Japan, France welcome U.S. leadership in the Asia-Pacific
Author: 0 Japan, France welcome U.S. leadership in the Asia-Pacific

China's territorial claims in the resource-rich South China Sea are contested by several nations.President Donald Trump and other senior United States officials have repeatedly stated that America would protect its interests in the South China Sea, a key shipping route.

Author: 0 United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained defiant to calls for her resignation and vowed to form a minority government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny tweeted Sunday that he had spoken with May "and indicated my concern that nothing should happen to put (the Good Friday Agreement) at risk".

Author: 0 Democrat promises to grill Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Comey firing

Tuesday's original hearing was going to be public, while the testimony before the Intel Committee is expected to be a closed session. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee believe Sessions is trying to use their venue to duck public scrutiny.

Author: 0 DUP agrees to prop up May in 'you scratch my back' deal

As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on", echoed the Mail on Sunday. The party's humiliation continued when it announced prematurely that an agreement had been reached. Downing Street says it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

But the uncertainty of a hung parliament has raised concerns about Britain's ability to negotiate divorce terms by then, that would ensure that people and businesses are not stuck in legal limbo. The Telegraph said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace her.

Author: 0 Environmentalists: LI is 'closest to problem' of climate change

Hawaii was quick to become the first state to do this, as they know the affects climate change can have on their closely connected environment and economy. Archbishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences, did not hide his disappointment at the president's decision.

Author: 0 Standoff continues, soldiers killed in friendly fire

Philippine government plans to push all jihadists out of Marawi City by June 2. "So there must be some mistake there, either those people directing the bomb ran on the ground or the pilot on the air". While Padilla said it is up to the the ground commander if air strikes would still be conducted, he noted that the military "will add appropriate measures to ensure that such an incident is avoided".

Global Media 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys Awards _ so far
Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys Awards _ so far

Broadway's Oslo features the full original cast from Lincoln Center Theater's off-Broadway premiere of the play, which concluded its run at the Mitzi E. And best director of a musical went to Christopher Ashley of " Come From Away ", the crowd-pleasing show about the people of Gander, Newfoundland, who sheltered thousands of stranded airline passengers on September 11.

Global Media Afghan peace conference opens in Kabul under rocket fire
Author: 0 Afghan peace conference opens in Kabul under rocket fire

An worldwide peace conference began in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday with a minute-long silence in remembrance of terror victims as the death toll in last week's truck bombing rose sharply to 150. "We're fighting 20 transnational terrorist groups on your behalf", Ghani said. Built on a US -brokered agreement between the former rivals Ghani and Abdullah after the disputed election of 2014, the partners in Afghanistan's National Unity Government have been at odds since the start.

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