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'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very, very good friends with Comey'

Comey was overseeing the investigation into any ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation until Mr. Trump fired him last month out what he has said is frustration with the inquiry. Trump repeated his assertion on Friday that his version of his interactions with Comey were the truth. Asked why it took almost six weeks to say definitively whether they existed, she said, "Yo... [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death Trump wrote on Twitter. She told VOA that any action that benefits North Korea would be in opposition to the Trump administration's goal of stopping North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Later, during a brief news conference featuring only the American officials, Mattis spoke bluntly about the Warmbier case - but without him or Tillerson offering any indication as to how they intend to hold Nor... [Full Article...]

IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP Iran described today the missile attack against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zour as crushing and successful, destroying command centers and weapons depots. The many parties fighting in Syria have as many interests to advance, but they should realise that the Syrian conflict can not be settled through a military solution if stability is to last. [Full Article...]

China's efforts on N. Korea not working

The adviser said at the Wilson Center that President Moon has proposed that "if North Korea suspends its nuclear and missile activities, then we may consult with the United States to scaling down R.O.K. Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper claimed Trump was mulling a pre-emptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis, Agence France-Presse reported . [Full Article...]

DC memorial for slain Muslim teen was set on fire, officials say

They reported that he got out of his vehicle and began chasing them with a baseball bat, striking Hassanen. The brutal killing of Hassanen has shaken the local Muslim community - especially as she was attacked hours before a man drove a van into a crowd of worshipers at a mosque in London. [Full Article...]

ISIS-linked militants attack Philippines village, take hostages

ISIS-linked militants attack Philippines village, take hostages Malacañang and the military have downplayed the capability of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) to harm President Rodrigo Duterte after the group reportedly threatened to "shoot to kill" the Chief Executive. It labeled the said pronouncement as "desperate". "Dahil they were expecting a big result out of that attack , because nearly 100 of them attacked two barangays in Pigcawayan", G... [Full Article...]

Arab states issue 13 demands to end crisis with Qatar

The document says Qatar has 10 days to comply with all demands. The list of demands, which was presented on Friday by mediator Kuwait, states conditions that would align Qatar more closely with the goals of Saudi Arabia. Provide all the information they have about the opposition members that Qatar has funded in Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-led nations have accused Qatar of inappro... [Full Article...]

Parents don't buy North Korea's excuse for son's coma

Parents don't buy North Korea's excuse for son's coma North Korea released the 22-year-old University of Virginia student Tuesday on " humanitarian grounds ", the state-run Korean Central News Agency said. We see the results of that with Otto. The U.S. government this week issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were likely. [Full Article...]

One in Every 113 Persons Forcibly Displaced

One in Every 113 Persons Forcibly Displaced The agency's Global Trend Report was published just ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday, illustrating several facts and figures about the current refugee crisis. This is the highest number since the UNHCR started their yearly reports . The conflict in Syria has produced the largest number of refugees at 5.5 million and displaced people overall at 12 million people . [Full Article...]

North Korea 'tests rocket engine for ICBM'

Fox News cited officials as saying that the test could be used for a future ICBM capable of hitting the US or for a new rocket engine to put a satellite into space. The US has 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea and has helped the nation set up a controversial Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence system, created to shoot down a North Korean ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Faulty fridge started deadly London blaze

Faulty fridge started deadly London blaze Police are considering bringing manslaughter charges as they continue their investigation into who was responsible. The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer, British police say. Repeating concerns from police commander Stuart Cundy about the scale of the task in identifying the victims, Ms McCormack added: 'There is a awful reality that we may not find or ident... [Full Article...]

Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

If Qatar and Saudi Arabia continued to fight over this, there is real fear the Syrian Resistance fighters, who are also fighting ISIS, may not receive the funding they need to continue. Turkey's president has criticized the effort by several Arab countries to isolate Qatar over allegations of sponsoring militant groups, comparing the move to a "death penalty" for the small Gulf country. [Full Article...]

Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

A group of Senators agreed Monday on legislation to strengthen sanctions against Russian Federation, including a provision that would require congressional review if the White House relaxed, suspended or terminated sanctions already in place. [Full Article...]

White House defends Trump's tweet about 'tapes'

White House defends Trump's tweet about 'tapes' Trump did leave the option open in his Thursday tweet that someone else recorded his conversation with Comey, saying, "I have no idea whether there are "tapes" or recordings". The president appeared to enjoy ginning up mystery and spinning Washington reporters about the possibility there was a trove of surreptitiously recorded Oval Office conversations. [Full Article...]

Couple Recreates LGBT March on Washington Photo Two Decades Later

Couple Recreates LGBT March on Washington Photo Two Decades Later During the June 11 protest march, a friend encouraged them to recreate their 1993 photo. Cardello told Pink News he posted the photo to Facebook to document that the couple was still marching for LGBT equality in 2017. "We need to get more images like this out there so the youth today can have positive role models", he said. "That is a good question especially since the structure of our soci... [Full Article...]

Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi was given a 21-month sentence past year, which he is unlikely to serve, for having defrauded the national purse of 4.1 million euros of undeclared image rights earnings. Mourinho has been accused by prosecutors of defrauding Spain of 3.3m euros (£2.9m) in taxes while he was Real Madrid coach from 2011 to 2012. Cristiano Ronaldo is angry with Real Madrid ... [Full Article...]

Congress-led opposition names Meira Kumar as presidential nominee

The Opposition parties on Thursday opened the front for a direct contest for the next month's Presidential polls by nominating former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar , a Dalit, to take on NDA's Ram Nath Kovind . "I don't know why Nitish Kumar took this decision". Opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Friday stressed that the post of President of India is "not symbolic" and that "capability and... [Full Article...]

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020 President Donald Trump took to Twitter to celebrate Republican Karen Handel's victory in a Georgia special congressional race that became an expensive national proxy for Washington wars ahead of next year's midterm elections . Asked by Lemon if he thought Pelosi was more toxic than Trump, Ryan said yes. And in a third tweet , the president gloated over those wins and other re... [Full Article...]

US on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones

US on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones Modi will hold discussions with Trump the afternoon of June 26, the focus of which will be "further pushing and developing economic and commercial cooperation for mutual benefit of the two countries", External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay told reporters. [Full Article...]

Presidential polls: TN CM extends support to Kovind

Kovind, 71, filed the papers in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , BJP President Amit Shah, Chief Ministers of states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies, as well as parties backing him. Why? "We will go by whatever is decided in the meet tomorrow", Prasad said. The RJD president, however, made it clear that the divergent paths taken by his party and the JD (U) ... [Full Article...]


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