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Rosenstein on Comey letter: 'I wrote it. I believe it

Reuters reported yesterday that Flynn and other Trump campaign advisers were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the presidential race. President Trump's approval rating has fallen to a new low as registered voters raise concerns about his leadership, according to a poll released Friday. [Full Article...]

Chinese fighter jets intercept U.S. radiation-sniffing plane

A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the U.S. "In 2013, China declared an air defense identification zone over much of the East China Sea and it requires foreign aircraft in the area to follow its orders", NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan supports special prosecutor in Russian Federation matter

Paul Ryan supports special prosecutor in Russian Federation matter Ryan essentially echoed this message in a closed-door meeting of House Republicans earlier Wednesday morning. Putin even suggested that Russian Federation share the records of last week's talks between Trump and Lavrov with the U.S. "I'm not even going to comment on that". "Those are the things that are within our purview in Congress". Earlier on Wednesday, GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger became one of ... [Full Article...]

China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

China cripples CIA operations, kills informants The move systematically dismantled the agency's operations in the country by undoing the spy network. Current and former American officials told the New York Times that an intelligence breach crippled USA spying operations in the Asian nation and led to 18 to 20 assets being killed or imprisoned. [Full Article...]

Chinese rappers rap South Korea over THAAD

Chinese rappers rap South Korea over THAAD Lee said Thursday during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi that South Korea fully understands China's concern over the deployment of THAAD, which has harmed the two countries' mutual trust and exchanges, Xinhua said. Washington later invoiced Seoul for the defense shield - a step strongly opposed by the South Korean authorities. South Korean companies have claimed that Beijing ... [Full Article...]

Russia, Syria slam United States over airstrike

The army in a statement said the US-led anti-terror coalition attacked one of the military positions near the Tanf area on Thursday, leaving many personnel dead and causing some material losses, Xinhua news agency reported. The coalition said the de-confliction zone "remains in effect". But the sluggish negotiations have been eclipsed by U.S. accusations of new regime atrocities at a prison and th... [Full Article...]

Short-handed Spurs humble Houston to advance

Harden's baffling performance in front of a Houston crowd of 18,050 at the Toyota Center arena was nearly as big a stunner as the Spurs' winning a National Basketball Association playoff elimination contest by a whopping 39 points. "Everything falls on my shoulders", he said. Durant only played in the season opener against the Spurs , but dropped 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting while grabbin... [Full Article...]

Racial slurs hurled at lawmaker after calling for Trump's impeachment

While most bookmakers allow you to place bets on a potential impeachment, or which year the president will leave office, there is also a website which specializes in political betting. "I'm exhausted of our country being split further with every tweet and every counter-tweet". · The President fired the F.B.I. Impeachment requires the support of a majority of members of the House of Represent... [Full Article...]

Turkey demands USA replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

The Turkish foreign minister is calling for the removal of the U.S. envoy, claiming he is sympathetic to Kurdish Syrians as the top congressional Republican demands swift action after the Turkish president's security detail violently broke up a protest in Washington, DC. [Full Article...]

Trump, GOP control Federal Bureau of Investigation chief pick despite Democrats' calls

Trump, GOP control Federal Bureau of Investigation chief pick despite Democrats' calls FBI Director James Comey, left, was abruptly "terminated" by US President Donald Trump earlier in the week. Mr Comey, who had been leading an inquiry into possible collusion between Trump election campaign officials and Russian Federation, was sacked on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out

WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out Microsoft's Smith said the latest attack provides "yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem". Among the organisations targeted worldwide have been Germany's rail network Deutsche Bahn, Spanish telecommunications operator Telefonica, US logistics giant FedEx and Russia's interior ministry. [Full Article...]

More Nigerian schoolgirls to regain freedom soon

More Nigerian schoolgirls to regain freedom soon A Nigerian official said that while some girls had been released by Boko Haram they had not yet reached the Borno state capital of Maiduguri. For more than two years there was no sign of the Chibok schoolgirls but the discovery of one of the girls with a baby in May 2016 fueled hopes for their safety, with a further two girls found in later months and the group released in October. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks to move past controversies as he lands in Riyadh

Trump seeks to move past controversies as he lands in Riyadh President Donald Trump and other male White House officials bounced along to a ceremonial sword dance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday outside the Murabba Palace. Trump's hair was not covered in the local custom, and she shook Salman's hand upon arriving in the kingdom. A report by The Washington Post yesterday said that the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties had identif... [Full Article...]

Eddie Izzard reveals political vision as he backs Jeremy Corbyn

Eddie Izzard reveals political vision as he backs Jeremy Corbyn Under the double lock, the 2.5% minimum guarantee is dropped. Global Positioning System are considering charging patients for certain services to avert what they say could be a total collapse of general practice. He said: "With regard to the Winter Fuel Allowance, I spend it on winter fuel". "I am proud of my country, but I want to reach out to other countries". [Full Article...]

Two terrorists, two soldiers killed during infiltration bid

Two terrorists, two soldiers killed during infiltration bid The operation is still underway. "The terrorists responded with heavy fire and in the ensuing fire fight two troopers were killed while army neutralized equal number of infiltrating militants", they said and the area has been cordoned off as the operation was in progress. [Full Article...]

Congressman Al Green calls for Trump impeachment

Speaker, to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America for obstruction of justice", Green said , implying Trump fired Comey due the Russian investigation. The only other member of Congress to call publicly for the impeachment of Trump is democratic Representative Maxine Waters. "After watching the Clinton impeachment I thought I'd never see another one, but I th... [Full Article...]

Chaffetz set to announce he will leave Congress in June

He vowed to get the memos ex-FBI Director James Comey reportedly wrote about his meeting with Trump in which the president allegedly asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Thomas said that once the state certifies the election results on November 28, it would be up the U.S. House of Representatives to decide when to swear-in Chaffetz's r... [Full Article...]

United States will tighten screws on North Korea, says Nikki Haley

United States will tighten screws on North Korea, says Nikki Haley Moon's envoy to Washington, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, said Trump spoke of the willing to use "engagement" to create peace on the Korean peninsula, Yonhap news quoted Hong as saying. China retaliated against Seoul's deployment of the THAAD missile defense system by suspending visits to South Korea by Chinese tour groups and trips to China by South Korean entertainers. [Full Article...]

It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

British Columbia faces a two-week period of uncertainty until the final results are in from its tight election race, when it will become clearer whether the province has a minority or majority government . "They want us to work across party lines". "We don't have experience in Canada with the Greens holding the balance of power, so we just don't know what will happen", said Nelson Wiseman, poli... [Full Article...]

Hassan Rouhani re-elected President of Iran

Hassan Rouhani re-elected President of Iran The supreme leader has veto power over all policies and ultimate control of the security forces. Rouhani's win may ease some of the tensions between the two nations, as a hard-line victory could have further imperiled the deal. The Iran nuclear issue has been a major concern for relevant parties. Some said the pattern was all too familiar from Mr Rouhani's first victory four years ago and Khatami'... [Full Article...]


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