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Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles deepen as James Comey plans senate testimony

Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles deepen as James Comey plans senate testimony US President Donald Trump told Russian officials at an Oval Office meeting last week that firing FBI Director James Comey eased pressure on him as he was a "real nut job " and "crazy", a media report claimed today. "I also expect that Director Comey will be able to shed light on issues critical to this Committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election". [Full Article...]

Police charge suspect in Maryland college stabbing death

Police charge suspect in Maryland college stabbing death University of Maryland Police said officers responded to a bus stop on Regents Drive near Montgomery Hall on campus just after 3 a.m. Saturday, to find a man suffering from stab wounds to his chest. Police don't have any reason to believe that race played a role in the attack. "Words cannot express my deep anguish over this horrific tragedy", University of Maryland President Wallace D. [Full Article...]

Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Houston

Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Houston Monday until 7 p.m. Tuesday . That call will include the National Weather Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, levee districts and parishes. Around 6:20 p.m., the weather service was tracking storms about 10 miles west of Covington and moving east capable of wind gusts as strong as 55 mph and a chance of hail. [Full Article...]

Corbyn to lay out defence and foreign policy priorities

Mr Corbyn is expected to reject criticism over his position on defence and the use of nuclear weapons by insisting: "I am not a pacifist". So what motivates him and what's the future of the Corbyn project? "Regime change wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria - and Western interventions in Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen - haven't always succeeded in their own terms". [Full Article...]

United Nations plans to discuss latest North Korean missile test

United Nations plans to discuss latest North Korean missile test All 15 members of the UN Security Council, the world organization's most powerful body, this week called the launch a violation of existing sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "challenge to the world" that trampled global efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear and missile problems peacefully, and vowe... [Full Article...]

U.S. strikes Syrian regime-allied forces

The attack comes at a time when the U.S. presence in Syria is becoming more visible, mostly in the northern parts of the country where American troops are backing Kurdish-led forces fighting ISIS. The jets then fired warning shots to get the vehicles to turn back, Pentagon officials said. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon that the USA strike was defensive in nature. [Full Article...]

ASEAN sees huge business potential in China's B and R initiative

ASEAN sees huge business potential in China's B and R initiative So far, almost 70 countries have signed agreements with China to participate in the initiative, known as One Belt, One Road. India has expressed its clear objection to join China's " Belt and Road Forum " - also known as "One Belt, One Road"-, sparking debate of OBOR status after India's refusal, but a state-run Chinese daily has termed Indian move a "partly a show" for domestic politics aimed a... [Full Article...]

Kushner Family Sell US Visas in China for $500000

Kushner Family Sell US Visas in China for $500000 Dianne Feinstein of California came in response to media reports that Kushner Companies representatives - including Kushner's sister, Nicole Meyer - marketed use of the EB-5 investor visa program to Chinese nationals at a conference in Beijing over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Philippines' Duterte: China threatened 'war' over sea row

Before that happens, China and the ASEAN countries said they will continue following a separate document called the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea , or DOC, which among other provisions, commits the parties to "exploring ways for building trust and confidence. [Full Article...]

UBM Plc (UBM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

The average true range, a measure of volatility is at 0.46, however its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.05%, 0.87% respectively. 6 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. Liberum Capital restated a "sell" rating and set a GBX 825 ($10.65) price objective on shares of easyJet plc in a report on Monday, March 6th. BNP Paribas has "Neutral" rating and GBX 1100 target. [Full Article...]

Indian climber missing on Everest, guide in bad condition

Indian climber missing on Everest, guide in bad condition Sharma. "We have confirmation of his death but no other details are known". "Anshu reached the summit of Everest at 8:00 am (0215 GMT) today for the second time this season, setting a new record", said Dawa Lama of Dream Himalaya Adventures. [Full Article...]

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation comments to Russians were aimed at finding areas of cooperation

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation comments to Russians were aimed at finding areas of cooperation The White House also has acknowledged that Kushner met with [Sergey] Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, in late November. So while the White House claims Trump based his decision on the recommendations of Rosenstein and Sessions, Rosenstein says he only wrote his memo after learning-on May 8-that Comey was going to be fired. [Full Article...]

Behind triumphant Trump visit to Israel, a few old tensions return

The battle lines have been drawn over whether Trump should make good on his promise to move the American embassy. Although the changes came in the wake of the lavish welcome President Donald Trump received in Saudi Arabia, there was no official recognition from United States or Israeli officials that this had any bearing on the decision to hold an expanded ceremony. [Full Article...]

APEC member economies called to expand advantage of market integration, trade

APEC member economies called to expand advantage of market integration, trade Japan is leading a group of countries that wants to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that Trump ditched as one of his first acts in office. The ministers have tasked their trade officials to present the assessment to their leaders when they meet for an annual the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam in November, which will also include Trump, Russian President Vladimir... [Full Article...]

THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a Hwasong-12 in an undated photo released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Monday. The Security Council was to meet Tuesday to discuss the launch, diplomats said. North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's claim, if con... [Full Article...]

Photo of Trump, Saudi king touching mysterious orb becomes meme

Photo of Trump, Saudi king touching mysterious orb becomes meme Officials spent the days before Trump's departure dealing with a steady stream of revelations about the federal investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation and the fallout from his firing of FBI Director James Comey. [Full Article...]

Soundgarden and Audioslave rocker Chris Cornell takes his own life, aged 52

Police say Cornell's wife called a family friend and asked him to check on his well-being. Bumbery called the death " sudden and unexpected " and said his wife and family were shocked. The band, which had released hit songs and found success, marked a mainstream breakthrough with " Superunknown ", its 1994 album that won them two Grammys, sold more than five million units in the US, and launch... [Full Article...]

Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support

Korea defends latest missile launch, seeks support That missile traveled about 500 kilometers before crashing into the sea, according to South Korean and USA officials. North Korea on Sunday launched the Hwasong-12, the projectile that has shown the best performance so far aside from its space rockets, in what the worldwide community suspects to have been a covert missiles test. [Full Article...]

Comey was flustered by Trump, friend of former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says

Comey was flustered by Trump, friend of former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief says Among his many revelations was the claim that Comey was "disgusted" when President Trump hugged him at a reception for Inauguration Day law enforcement officers and first responders at the White House in January - in what Comedy allegedly saw as an intentional attempt to compromise him in public. [Full Article...]

Mattis makes clear USA commitment to protecting Turkey

A military official told VOA the United States will provide Kurdish forces around Raqqa with small arms, machine-guns, ammunition, and armored vehicles to counter improvised explosive devices and construction equipment. The White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday that he was unsure whether US President Donald Trump had informed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of his decis... [Full Article...]


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