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Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

Mattis stressed the enduring nature of the U.S. -Turkey relationship in a meeting with Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, the first face-to-face contact between officials from the two countries since the U.S. A senior Republican senator is firmly backing the Trump administration's decision to supply Syria's Kurds with the heavier weapons they need to effectively fight the Islamic State group. [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation The New York Times reports that Comey informed other FBI officials of the contents of the memo and documented other instances in which the president had improperly tried to meddle in the investigation. Comey has a history of memorializing controversial conversations and issues - he did so during the George W. Bush administration, where he served as deputy attorney general, with respect to those ... [Full Article...]

Blue Jays Sweep Mariners

Blue Jays Sweep Mariners Estrada got through the second and third innings without giving up a run, but the Braves scored once in the fourth and added two runs in the fifth when Freddie Freeman hit his second home run of the two-game series, this one a shot to right-centre that put Atlanta up 5-2. [Full Article...]

Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department

Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department The footage has not been released , but things are moving swiftly in Texas, much swifter than we normally see after police shootings where it usually takes months to "investigate" something that should be determined in minutes. Haber told reporters he released the mistaken information based on an account given to him by the officer and that the video recording showed the auto was moving away . [Full Article...]

President Trump to Meet With Palestinian President in Bethlehem

On Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Trump is weighing how moving the embassy to Jerusalem - a pledge the Republican made during the his election campaign - would affect the peace process. A row erupted Tuesday over United States policy toward Israel days ahead of a visit by President Donald Trump, with fresh questions raised over the White House's approach to the ultra-sensitive... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia First Stop of Trump International Trip

Saudi Arabia First Stop of Trump International Trip Trump's morning audience with Francis will come just days before he is scheduled to attend a G7 summit meeting in Sicily. In Israel, Trump will meet with President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran, ISIS, and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. [Full Article...]

2 killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir

2 killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir The ceasefire violation was reported from Chiti Bakri in Chingus area and Manjakote in Rajouri. Defence spokesman Manish Mehta blamed Pakistan's army for initiating 'indiscriminate firing from 07.15am yesterday. More than 7 villages situated in Manjakote area of Rajouri have been targeted in the firing. In the wake of the Pakistani action in Naushera tehsil of Rajouri district, the schools in th... [Full Article...]

Kapil Mishra's attacker works with AAP

Kapil Mishra's attacker works with AAP Sacked AAP Minister Kapil Mishra's mother has written an open letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. "Government officials are sending information to me", Mishra claimed. The BJYM has also denied having any link with Bharadwaj. Mishra was suspended from the AAP after his startling allegation that he witnessed Kejriwal accept Rs. [Full Article...]

FBI director replacement process to 'go quickly,' Trump pledges

But he wound up creating new headaches for the White House, including with an apparent threat to Comey. After Trump tweeted in March that former president Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap on his phones in Trump Tower, three ex-employees saids that as a businessman, Trump not only anxious about possible listening devices in his phones and office but had also occasionally taped his own phone c... [Full Article...]

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

A poll released on Sunday showed how few people support President Donald Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, while also acknowledging the extent to which many Americans have no opinion about the decision at all. Mitch McConnell, Josh Holmes, said McConnell is interested in Lee's suggestion. The former agent left the Federal Bureau of Investigation before Comey's confirmatio... [Full Article...]

After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google

After the B.C. election here's what Canadians are asking Google He told media May 10 that he spoke with Green Party leader Andrew Weaver on election night and that the two "talked about how we agree that the B.C. Liberals have failed British Columbians in a range of issues". They voted for change. In the meantime, Clark remains premier and she promised Wednesday to listen to voters and do a better job of working with the other parties. [Full Article...]

Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty

President Donald Trump is considering almost a dozen candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey, choosing from a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. "We don't have press conferences", Trump said , according to CNN . On MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Durbin suggested that the president's move to fire Comey amid its Trump-Russia investigation was " ... [Full Article...]

Sanjeev Jha to continue hunger strike till Mishra proves his allegations

Sanjeev Jha to continue hunger strike till Mishra proves his allegations Mishra was suspended from the party on May 8. Inevitable", she tweeted.Mr. Mishra replies to her allegation tweet, "Sunita Kejriwal is a very loyal wife, she would not say anything against her husband. Jha, a legislator from Burari, had on Friday announced he would sit on indefinite hunger strike against Mishra for his "defamatory allegations" against AAP convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind K... [Full Article...]

Behold Singapore's Luxury Car Vending Machine

Behold Singapore's Luxury Car Vending Machine The 15-story building displays up to 60 cars that include new and used Lamborghinis, Ferraris, McLarens, Porsches and more. According to the company, customers on the ground floor choose from a touch screen display which vehicle they want to see. [Full Article...]

Indian origin doctor had predicted mammoth cyber attack called \"WannaCry\"

Grant Gowers, 50, from Clacton-on-Sea in southern England, told CNN how the ransomware attack had directly affected him. A massive ransomware campaign appears to have attacked a number of organisations around the world. "The only sensible way to tackle it is to "pull the plug" so that it can't spread any more until you can isolate the affected machines and work out a remediation plan". [Full Article...]

Top court upholds death sentence for rape that shocked India

Top court upholds death sentence for rape that shocked India Manchu Lakshmi who is popular for raising her voice against the crime, said on Saturday, "Though the accused in Nirbhaya rape and murder case are indulged in crime but it was not correct to sentence them to death". She said that to curb rising crime against women, it was essential to give such a verdict . AP Singh, Lawyer of the convicts said: "You can't hang someone just to send a message to... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin 'agree to work together on North Korea'

The statement also said they had agreed to "increase dialogue" between fellow diplomats to find a solution to the war in Syria . What's more, the US will reportedly send a representative to attend so-called "ceasefire talks" in Kazakhstan on Wednesday and Thursday. [Full Article...]

Deputy AG to brief Senate on Trump's firing of FBI's Comey

Deputy AG to brief Senate on Trump's firing of FBI's Comey There is nothing in that oath about my reputation. This week: Congress grapples with Comey fallout Schumer: Block new Federal Bureau of Investigation director until special prosecutor on Russian Federation is appointed MORE (D-N.J.) said in a statement on Monday that he is pleased McConnell agreed to invite Rosenstein to brief the full Senate. [Full Article...]

Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

Schilling also predicts the missile could have flown almost 2,800 miles (or about 4,500 kilometers) if launched on a maximum trajectory - which would put Guam within striking distance of North Korean missles but "won't greatly change the strategic balance" because "aside from Guam, there aren't really any interesting targets in that range". [Full Article...]

Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab's Gurdaspur

Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab's Gurdaspur He said that the woman aged around 60, was shot dead near the Bharial border outpost. The identity of the intruder is being verified and a search operation in the area in the progress, said the official. The infiltration bid comes at time when India and Pakistan are exchanging heavy firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir for past two days. [Full Article...]


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