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Former FBI Director Comey Will Testify Publicly Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Former FBI Director Comey Will Testify Publicly Before the Senate Intelligence Committee The official claims that Trump simply used the topic to segue into creating a sense of obligation with Russian officials and to coax concessions out of Lavrov regarding Syria, Ukraine and other issues by bringing up the fact that Russia interfering in the United States election caused him great political strife. [Full Article...]

Trump, White House officials bounce along to Saudi sword dance

Trump, White House officials bounce along to Saudi sword dance During the ceremony, however, the cameras captured a brief moment when Trump appeared to "bow" before King Salman while receiving the award. In the deal, Saudi Arabia agrees to buy military equipment from the United States and to hire American companies to build them in Saudi Arabia, the White House said . [Full Article...]

Tillerson says he hopes Rouhani ends Iran missile program in new term

Tillerson says he hopes Rouhani ends Iran missile program in new term U.S. conglomerate General Electric said it signed agreements and memorandums of understanding worth Dollars 15 billion with Saudi Arabia today during President Donald Trump's visit to the oil-rich kingdom. Trump, who is visiting Saudi Arabia during his first stop on his first foreign trip , was a vociferous opponent of the landmark pact, repeatedly referring to it on the campaign trail as one of ... [Full Article...]

FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official

FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official He was insane, a real nut job", Trump allegedly said to the Russian envoys. It's not a great day for Donald Trump , nor for the rest of us, because he's still president, and his administration and party are still doing things like ruining the Internet and healthcare. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks to win over Muslim leaders with Islam speech

Power took to her Twitter account Saturday to criticize a $110 billion arms deal that President Donald Trump inked with Saudi Arabian King Salman on the same day. Trump flew to Riyadh overnight on Air Force One and was greeted by an elaborate welcoming ceremony at Riyadh's airport, punctuated by a military flyover and a handshake from Saudi King Salman . [Full Article...]

Congressman Calls For Donald Trump's Impeachment On House Floor

Congressman Calls For Donald Trump's Impeachment On House Floor Meanwhile, if the President retains the support of the Republicans, the prospect of impeachment remains remote as they have a majority in the House and the Senate. Such an early discussion of impeachment may be indicative of things to come for Trump. But even before Comey's possible "paper trail" documenting President Trump's demands (which may or may not actually rise to the level of impeachabl... [Full Article...]

Macron's Cabinet: 11 men, 11 women cross political spectrum

Macron's Cabinet: 11 men, 11 women cross political spectrum Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, former defence minister under former president Francois Hollande , stays on in Mr Macron's government as foreign minister and Europe minister. Macron, who at 39 is France's youngest president ever, beat the National Front's Marine Le Pen to take 66 per cent of the vote and took office last Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump, in address to Muslims, urges fight against terror

Trump, in address to Muslims, urges fight against terror In addition to the security agreements, Jubeir said, USA business leaders here at an economic forum created to coincide with Trump's visit signed deals potentially worth more than $200 billion over the next 10 years. He said a result is expected on 15 May as there is a summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization afterwards in Italy and President Donald Trump will attend the meeting. [Full Article...]

McCain: Calls to impeach Trump should not be taken 'very seriously'

McCain: Calls to impeach Trump should not be taken 'very seriously' Ted Lieu, D-Cali., said on MSNBC. The poll, funded by a Democratic polling agency, suggested voters are having buyer's remorse about the outcome of the 2016 presidential election - 49 percent said they wish Hillary Clinton was in the White House instead of Trump, compared to 41 percent who disagree with that sentiment. [Full Article...]

Election day ahead: Party leaders continue their efforts to woo voters

Yesterday's official publishing of the Labour Party Manifesto, has done little to convince political punters that Jeremy Corbyn is the man to back for the 2017 UK General Election (8 June). YouGov interviewed people between May 16 and 17. The newspaper said laws to make publishers such as Google and Facebook do more to secure information and to delete, on demand, data relating to those under 18 ... [Full Article...]

BC elects a minority Liberal government

He made sure later to give his "peeps" back home kudos for knocking on a lot of doors, making a lot of sandwiches and talking to a lot of people this past month. "We'll get decisions but they will take longer, they will often be more complicated because there will be layered issues in those compromises". A Liberal win there would push the government to 44 seats in the legisature, the smallest poss... [Full Article...]

Volunteers to help clean up tornado-ravaged trailer park in Wisconsin

The forecast bull's-eye of the storm includes Wichita, Kansas, and rural areas of southern Kansas and western Oklahoma. From the ground and the air, you can see the damage from Tuesday's tornado is significant. Fitzgerald described the scene to KMSP-TV as "total devastation" and said first responders could hear people yelling for help when they arrived. The Saline County Emergency Manager told K... [Full Article...]

White House could use ethics rule to hamper special counsel on Russian Federation

President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak at the White House on May 10. "And clearly it's my hope that he does. right the ship, that he improves so that we can just get going", Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said on the Hugh Hewitt radio show today. [Full Article...]

GST council finalises tax on services; exempts edu, healthcare

GST council finalises tax on services; exempts edu, healthcare Luxury goods, aerated drinks, tobacco products to be taxed at 28 per cent. The GST rate schedule for goods contains 98 chapters categorized into Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% tax brackets. A few items, however, will cost more. Travelling on the metro, local train and religious travel including Haj yatra will all be continued to be exempt from GST, Hasmukh Adhia, Secretary (Revenue) said. [Full Article...]

GST rates for 1205 items finalised at GST Council Meet in Srinagar

Jaitley is confident rates for all goods and services would be finalised by Friday. Services such as those of tour operators, leasing of aircrafts, economy class air travel, transport of goods by rail, rail travel other than sleeper class and radio taxi travel will attract a 5 per cent levy under GST. [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurds welcome US arms, Turkey objects

John Dorrian, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the USA -led campaign against ISIS, told Pentagon reporters. "We expect that this mistake is to be rectified", he said, days ahead of a crunch meeting in Washington between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and USA counterpart Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Deputy AG stands by the memo used to justify Comey firing

Deputy AG stands by the memo used to justify Comey firing The newspaper cites the White House's official written account of the Oval Office meeting. Kushner also has acknowledged that he met with the head of a Russian development bank, Vnesheconombank, which has been under USA sanctions since July 2014. [Full Article...]

North Korea says linking WannaCry ransomware cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea says linking WannaCry ransomware cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous' During the discussions, she also said, "We are not going to let North Korea to carry out as many test as they want". North Korea successfully launched a new intermediate-range missile on May 14 that experts say points to a significant advance in the reclusive nation's progress toward mastering the technology needed to hit the continental United States with a long-range, nuclear-tippe... [Full Article...]

Pak army to 'Jointly Fight' Jadhav case at ICJ

Mr Jadhav had been sentenced to death last month after being convicted of spying by a military court in Pakistan in a trial that India termed "farcical". Following the ICJ staying Jadhav's execution, prominent Pakistani figures, including Opposition figures like Imran Khan, have questioned the Nawaz Sharif-led government over the issue. [Full Article...]

Putin congratulates Rouhani on winning presidential elections

More than 40 million Iranian voters flocked to polling stations Friday, according to the head of Iran's Interior Ministry State Elections Committee. "This is a positive signal for the whole unstable region, and I think for Russian Federation as well", he said, adding that the two countries "have been able to find common ground fairly well, and will do so in the future". [Full Article...]


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