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Swedish Prosecutors Drop Rape Investigation of Julian Assange Based on a Technicality

Swedish Prosecutors Drop Rape Investigation of Julian Assange Based on a Technicality The panel found that Britain and Sweden had " arbitrarily detained " Mr Assange. He feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents in one of the largest information leaks in US history. [Full Article...]

Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra

Will go to ACB over water tanker scam, says Kapil Mishra AAP insisted that Ankit Bhardwaj, the man was in police custody, was a office-bearer of the BJP's youth wing. However, the BJP as well as BJYM dismissed the allegations, saying that the two Ankit Bhardwajs were different persons. Mr Mishra had visited the anti-graft body's office a few days back and shared evidence related to the tanker scam that dates back to Sheila Dikshit's tenure as chief mi... [Full Article...]

'High possibility' of conflict with North

'High possibility' of conflict with North It said this was a test of its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead", drawing Security Council condemnation. The intermediate-range ballistic missile launched from the city of Kusong. However, since Kim considers his possession of nuclear weapons a key element that ensures his continued power, his adversaries, including China's Xi, obviously confront a challenge in reachin... [Full Article...]

Results a sign voters want parties 'to work together,' Clark says

Since she doesn't have a majority of the seats, she will need the help of either the Greens or the NDP to pass these bills. They are now elected in three ridings - leader Andrew Weaver's seat in Oak Bay-Gordon Head plus new wins by Adam Olsen in Saanich-North and the Islands, and Sonia Furstenau in Cowichan Valley . [Full Article...]

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told reporters on Thursday. That letter called for restricting federal procurement to US suppliers, reexamining an often criticized legal process that settles disputes between investors and governments, and renegotiating NAFTA's rules of origin, which determine how much raw material from outside North American can be included in goods that qualify for the... [Full Article...]

Had anticipated India's victory at ICJ: Harish Salve

The spy was tried through Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) and awarded the death sentence. The final verdict in the case is expected in August. The former India opener did not stop there as he lambasted a Twitter troll on the issue. It is after 18 years that the two neighbours were fighting it out at the ICJ. [Full Article...]

Trader claims to have donated ₹2 cr to AAP

Trader claims to have donated ₹2 cr to AAP Rubbishing the claims made by Mukesh Kumar of having donated Rs. 2 crore to AAP, Mishra said it was all plotted by Kejriwal to hide the identity of Hem Prakash Sharma, who is director in several companies. Mishra revealed the name of one more person Hem Prakash Sharma, whose signatures were on two letter heads and said that he was the Additional Director of the companies alongwith Mukesh Kumar - S... [Full Article...]

Graham believes Russian Federation probe 'considered a criminal investigation'

U.S. President Donald Trump has blasted the Justice Department's decision to appoint a special counsel to oversee the inquiry into Russian influence on last year's presidential election. Trump went on to dismiss as "totally ridiculous" the notion that he himself may have committed a prosecutable - or even impeachable - offense in recent months, as argued by some critics who suspect him of obst... [Full Article...]

Trump denies asking Comey to stop Flynn probe

Trump denies asking Comey to stop Flynn probe The report is the latest revelation in the slow-motion auto crash unfurling at the White House, after Donald Trump reportedly shared highly classified information with Russian officials and allegedly pressured former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's ties with Russia. [Full Article...]

'Minor' Train Derailment on Metro-North Line In N.Y

'Minor' Train Derailment on Metro-North Line In N.Y Four people required medical treatment at a hospital after a Metro-North train derailed in Westchester around 5pm. All of the affected cars were still upright after the derailment. The cause of the derailment is under investigation. It happened behind the Avon building on Midland Avenue near the 95/287 Interchange at 5:10 p.m. [Full Article...]

Bush photobombs TV reporter at Rangers game

Bush photobombs TV reporter at Rangers game People are loving the epic photobomb. "At the inauguration, I was like, 'Be on your best behavior, ' (and) there he is with the poncho, " Hager said. Hager said her Dad told her he was not aware of the amused reaction he caused at the game. "He goes, 'What's a photobomb?' He had no idea". W. used to own the Rangers, much like his family owned the state of Texas. [Full Article...]

China urges S.Korea to 'remove obstacles' to good ties

China urges S.Korea to 'remove obstacles' to good ties South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoy, Lee Hae-chan (R), talks to Chinese Ambassador to Seoul Qiu Guohong, in Beijing on May 18, 2017, after landing at Beijing Capital International Airport earlier. "This is the desire of our two peoples but also our governments", Wang added. When Chinese President Xi Jinping called Moon last week to congratulate him on his election, Moon report... [Full Article...]

President Trump says special counsel in Russian Federation investigation 'divides the country'

The president again raised that memo in a news conference just minutes after Durbin and McCaskill made their revelations. Rosenstein's highly-anticipated appearance came after a week of major developments that flowed from the Comey firing. [Full Article...]

GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey

GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) looks on after a closed meeting of the Republican leadership of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington , US May 17, 2017 . On the Russian Federation debacle she said, "Once again we are faced with inexplicable stories coming from the White House that are highly troubling". [Full Article...]

Lib Dems expected to make second European Union referendum key manifesto plank

The party leader, Tim Farron, has said the Lib Dems in government would offer the British public a referendum on the final Brexit deal but has also ruled out a coalition with either the Conservatives or Labour. Waiting time standards for mental health would match physical health and there would be an integration of the NHS and social care systems. "We did not have a White Paper in the Europe... [Full Article...]

Sen. John Cornyn was top Federal Bureau of Investigation choice for Trump

Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut Wednesday, May 17. Lieberman, who was a Democrat until 2006, said in a recent interview with Larry King that an independent commission should investigate ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

No helicopter allowed to land at Masada, so Trump cancels visit

No helicopter allowed to land at Masada, so Trump cancels visit The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday that Trump would not be able to land a helicopter on top of the fortress and would need to take a cable vehicle up the mountain instead, as former President George W. Trump will visit the Western Wall alone and without Prime Minister Netanyahu and the visit will be deemed a private visit which is not under Israeli responsibility. [Full Article...]

Rouhani warns Revolutionary Guards not to meddle in Iran election

Rouhani warns Revolutionary Guards not to meddle in Iran election For many living in Iran during the current election cycle, the reality is that whoever wins, the situation within the country is unlikely to change, but will be more of the same. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump chose to stick by the nuclear deal with Iran on May 17, renewing a waiver of nuclear-related sanctions despite his past criticism of the agreement. [Full Article...]

Trump denies telling Comey to back off, bashes former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

But Trump, speaking in the East Room of the White House during a joint press conference alongside the visiting Colombian president, said while he respected the move by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint a special counsel in the Russian Federation probe, "the entire thing has been a witch hunt ". [Full Article...]

Iran condemns new US missile sanctions

The agreement involved the US, the United Kingdom, the EU, Russia, China and Germany . Some of those sanctions waivers come up for review this week for the first time since Trump was elected - after warning during his presidential campaign that he might rip up the agreement. [Full Article...]


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