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Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing Mr Garcia is a former NY prosecutor and Ms Fisher was an assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's criminal division. "I've heard what I think is a phony narrative that he did this somehow to squelch the investigation into Russian Federation, which I don't believe there's any evidence of", Cornyn said , according to the Tribune . [Full Article...]

Chinese president and new South Korean leader talk nuclear

Moon said during the campaign for this week's snap election that he wanted to review that decision. On Wednesday night, Moon held his first phone conversation with U.S. President Moon Jae-in and United States counterpart Donald Trump also agreed to hold a meeting as early as possible to discuss North Korea and other pending issues. [Full Article...]

Conte changing opinions about Chelsea

Asked whether he will be at the club next season, Mazzarri added: "I have a three-year contract, and these games help me a lot to check the team I have and who wants to be here and who needs to be here next year". Conte made nine changes to the team that had secured the title by winning 1-0 at West Bromwich Albion on Friday, but suggested he would pick a strong side for the visit of relegated Sund... [Full Article...]

State charges still possible for Baton Rouge officers

U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana Corey Amundson said at a news conference this afternoon that the "exhaustive, nearly year-long" federal investigation focused on whether either officer violated federal criminal civil rights laws or any other federal criminal law. [Full Article...]

SK envoys to hold talks in China

SK envoys to hold talks in China China says the system does little to curb the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which Pyongyang has been pressing ahead with in defiance of USA pressure and United Nations sanctions. The leaders agreed to strengthen their countries' alliance. Conservative critics have anxious Moon's rise to power might cause a friction with Trump, who wants to increase pressure on North... [Full Article...]

What to know about travel ban appeals

White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Monday that the administration was confident the executive order would be upheld by the appeals court. The hearings are being broadcast live on C-SPAN and other cable news stations. Judge Michael Daly Hawkins asked challengers to Trump's ban about the wide latitude held by USA presidents to decide who can enter the country. [Full Article...]

Oil market re-balancing is here and will continue, IEA says

Overall sentiment surrounding oil prices has remained firm over the past 24 hours with support from a weaker dollar and expectations that OPEC production cuts will be extended for a further nine months. This means incentivising traders to sell longer-dated oil futures contract and buy near-term contracts. "I think it will be 3-5 new countries", Novak said. [Full Article...]

BBC presenter Ben Brown's live TV boob 'completely unintentional'

BBC presenter Ben Brown's live TV boob 'completely unintentional' In vision of the snafu, the men can be seen chatting when a female passer-by interrupts. The woman, who was carrying several bags and wearing a leopard print top and black jacket, stood between the pair and said: 'Absolutely fantastic'. Brown later tweeted: "Unfortunate interruption of broadcast in Bradford - just tried to minimise disruption but v tricky live on air - completely unintentiona... [Full Article...]

Farron denies Lib Dems are being squeezed in election campaign

Imagine a brighter future. Under plans to be unveiled in the party's forthcoming manifesto, the Lib Dems said the end of pay restraint would result in an average pay rise of £779 for staff. 'Of course, such an investment would need be part of a much larger move to increase early years funding, and further measures will be needed if the Liberal Democrats are serious about supporting providers t... [Full Article...]

French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls

French Socialists prepare to expel Manuel Valls That would force Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, to share power with them in what is known as a "cohabitation" in France. The legislative elections on June 11 and 18 will now decide whether Macron's "Republic on the Move" party - barely a year old and still without seats in parliament - will win enough seats to let him govern effectively for the next five years. [Full Article...]

'Shock' As Tories Gain In Glasgow From Labour

'Shock' As Tories Gain In Glasgow From Labour The SNP has lost its overall majority in Dundee, although it remains the largest party there with 14 councillors. Ms Davidson will claim the election in Scotland is "a two-horse race" between the Tories and SNP before outlining the "challenge" that faces her party on June 8. [Full Article...]

J.K. Rowling's Mysterious, Handwritten 'Harry Potter' Prequel Has Been Stolen

J.K. Rowling's Mysterious, Handwritten 'Harry Potter' Prequel Has Been Stolen One of my favorite things is to just really nerd out with people and really talk logistics, and theories about the in-depth craziness that is Harry Potter ", one fan said. The story later had a 10,000-copy print run that was sold in bookstores, and sold out on its first day. The duo avoid arrest thanks to using magic. And the author is pleading with fans not to purchase it on the black market. [Full Article...]

North Korean Defector Says War With US 'Unavoidable' Amid End Times Warning

North Korean Defector Says War With US 'Unavoidable' Amid End Times Warning When an American citizen is reported detained, the US works with the Swedish Embassy in the North Korean capital, since the USA and the North do not have diplomatic relations. The reported detention comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula run high. The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) was founded by evangelical Christians and opened in 2010 . [Full Article...]

Can a woman say no to triple talaq: SC asks AIMPLB

Can a woman say no to triple talaq: SC asks AIMPLB The court also asked whether a "modern and model nikahnama " could be put in place "to provide for talaq ". On the fifth day of its hearing on the contentious issue of triple talaq , the Supreme Court today asked the All India Muslim Personal Law Board ( AIMPLB ) if it is possible to give women the right to decline instant triple talaq . [Full Article...]

Clark, Horgan, Weaver all say they're willing to work with other parties

If the result holds and no party gets a majority, Weaver will be in the remarkable position of deciding whether the next government is Liberal or NDP. With recounts expected in some ridings and absentee ballots not counted for two weeks, there is still a possibility that the final outcome could change. [Full Article...]

Staiano tied for 26th after 36 holes of 2017 NCAA Austin Regional

Staiano tied for 26th after 36 holes of 2017 NCAA Austin Regional Charles Corner continued his strong play, finishing the day with a round of 74 to sit in a tie for 16th with 2-over 144 (70-74). However, the First Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection is only one stroke behind three players tied for 33rd and within five shots of joining the top 25 leaders. [Full Article...]

Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness

He never quite got back in sync, though he battled back gamely to come in fourth. Horses who skip the Derby to await the Preakness are called "new shooters", a reference to the craps table, and few roll anything but snake eyes. Bill Mott doesn't develop precocious, fast horses. "It's No. 1 on our bucket list", Casse said. So, when Pletcher works a horse in:59 3/5 and has him gallop out like a po... [Full Article...]

Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

The former USA administration of Barack Obama was deeply opposed to Israel's expansion of the settlements and in December withheld its veto from a U.N. "It's part of the West Bank". Binyamin Netanyahu told US President Donald Trump not to move the US embassy in Israel from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, Fox News foreign correspondent Conor Powell reported Monday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Merkel's Conservatives Win German State Election

Merkel's Conservatives Win German State Election Martin Schulz, chairman of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and Chancellor candidate for the upcoming general elections addresses the media after first projections for the state elections in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia were announced at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, May 14, 2017. [Full Article...]

'We Believe You're Willing': Trump Declares Abbas Partner in Peace

Trump noted that over the course of his life he'd heard "that perhaps the toughest deal to make" is the one between Israel and Palestine. President Trump promised Wednesday to make peace in the Middle East a top priority, vowing to do " whatever is necessary " to reach a historic deal between Israel and the Palestinians. [Full Article...]


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