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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov on Comey Firing: 'You Are Kidding'

In what was supposed to be a closed-door Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, pictures have emerged of meetings between President Trump, Mr Lavrov and Russian Envoy Sergey Kislyak via Russian media and Russian government social media accounts. [Full Article...]

Russia, US agree to air safety measures for Syria

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Syrian fighter jets on Saturday bombed rebel positions in Hama. It envisions establishing four safe zones that would bring relief for hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians and encourage refugees to return, Russian military officials said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Comey infuriated Trump with refusal to preview Senate testimony - aides

He added, "As the chairman of the Judiciary Committee's Oversight Subcommittee, I have reached out to the Deputy Attorney General for clarity on his rationale for recommending this action". "At the time , Mr. Trump was supportive of the most incorrect things that Comey did - editorializing about the facts of the then ended investigation and later announcing that the investigation had been reope... [Full Article...]

Trump tells Russia's top diplomat to rein in Syria's Assad

Mr. Lavrov rejected accusations that Moscow had meddled in the presidential election as "fabrications", saying the notion of a powerful country such as the USA being vulnerable to outside influence must be "humiliating" to Americans. Possible topics for Wednesday's talks included the civil wars in Syria and Ukraine, both of which Russian Federation has played a role in. The day after firing the ... [Full Article...]

Fidget spinners: The latest toy to take over

Fidget spinners: The latest toy to take over She says the kids that come in to her store are drawn to the different colors and patterns. Dr. Lamkin says he has seen fads come and go for sometime and by focusing on how it can help, they are trying to put a positive spin on the latest craze. [Full Article...]

Trump approval ticks down, partly due to drop among base

Trump approval ticks down, partly due to drop among base Trump, down from 40 percent past year. The two qualities in which the President has not seen a drop in the eyes of the voters deal with his strength and leadership skills. In contrast, 56 percent of voters actively disapprove of Mr Trump's presidency and 61 per cent thought he was dishonest. A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows support for Donald Trump collapsing, particularly among g... [Full Article...]

New S Korean president vows to address North and tensions 'urgently'

South Korea has worked with the United States to develop THAAD to help protect it in case of a North Korean missile attack. "Just spoke with my friend President Moon Jae-in". Trump also announced plans to send a team of senior advisors to South Korea to discuss the matter of Moon's USA visit and said Moon would be welcomed with respectful treatment as a foreign head of state, the Blue House said... [Full Article...]

Trump may release tax returns, when 'out of office'

Because I haven't heard it . "Rather than boosting sustainable economic growth, big tax cuts are more likely to result in a marked widening in the federal budget deficit, at a time when the debt burden is already high", Ashworth added. "It is OK, because [the deficit] won't increase it for long", Trump said. But, but it's called priming the pump . In a frostily polite thread, the dictiona... [Full Article...]

Turkey once again warms to European Union accession

Turkey once again warms to European Union accession Turkish President Recep Erdogan - who has recently seen a significant increase in his powers after a landmark referendum victory - said he would stand in favor of bringing back capital punishment if the measure passed parliament or a referendum. [Full Article...]

Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant

Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant He declined to identify the suspect but implied he was a Palestinian who had collaborated with Israel. On Thursday, Haniyeh repeated that "all the evidence we have" indicates that Israel masterminded the killing. On March 24, Fuqaha was shot dead at the entrance of a building southeast of Gaza City. Hamas, which has controlled the Gaza Strip since 2007, immediately blamed its arch-enemy Israel... [Full Article...]

Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

Images of Moon, without a jacket and holding a cup of coffee while cheerfully talking with his aides in the presidential garden, also generated a buzz. China has also denied it is doing anything to retaliate against South Korean businesses. Moon told Xi during the 40-minute call that he plans to send a special delegation to Beijing for talks on both topics, Moon's office said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Macron election: French ex-PM Manuel Valls wants to join En Marche

However, key to his presidency is the two-round National Assembly elections on 11 and 18 June . Macron has said his new parliamentary grouping will range from the left to the right, calling it a "family of progressives with French republican values". [Full Article...]

Trump Admin Will Make School Lunches Salty Again

Trump Admin Will Make School Lunches Salty Again In his first major act in the Cabinet, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is planning an announcement Monday afternoon at an elementary school in the Washington suburb of Leesburg, Virginia. "We're not winding back any standards at all", Perdue said. Dzimeria said the bottom line is that school will still be healthy with the new guidelines , they just make it easier for schools to make food... [Full Article...]

Turkey urges USA to reconsider arming of Kurdish militia in Syria

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was confident the United States would be able to resolve the tensions."We'll work out any of the concerns". The issue risks further stoking tensions between Ankara and Washington less than a week before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Washington to meet his USA counterpart Donald Trump, in their first face-to-face encounter as heads of state. [Full Article...]

Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear site

Still heavily contaminated with radioactive material and hazardous chemical waste, it is located close to the mighty Columbia River, which downstream divides Washington from Oregon. It now contains the nation's greatest volume of radioactive waste left over from the production of weapons plutonium. The rail tunnel was built in 1956 out of timber, concrete and steel, and topped by eight feet of d... [Full Article...]

Senate committee subpoenas former Trump adviser Flynn over Russia

Senate committee subpoenas former Trump adviser Flynn over Russia Committee chairman Republican Richard Burr had previously warned he would issue subpoenas for those who did not cooperate with the investigation. Undisclosed payments that Flynn received from Russian-backed entities, such as Kremlin-sponsored television network RT, have also inspired questions from lawmakers looking into allegations of coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian govern... [Full Article...]

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent' And that created a compromise situation, a situation where the national security adviser essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians. While Democrats in the Senate Committee and critics of Mr. "I believe that it would be very unfair to hear from somebody who we don't even know and immediately run out and fire a general". Ms. Yates's characterization of the events surrounding Flynn's r... [Full Article...]

Macron defeats Le Pen in French presidential election

He looked tense during his victory speech as he spoke of the vast challenges ahead. "As of today, he (Valls) does not fit the criteria that would allow the investiture committee to take him on, so., (until he joins) the national investiture committee that I preside over can not consider the candidature of Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking Relevant departments must provide a report to the President identifying risks to the USA defense industrial base, and a plan for mitigating those risks. Botnets are vast networks of hijacked connected devices used by hackers to launch attacks. It even takes on workforce development, which the order says will provide the USA with a "long-term cybersecurity advantage". [Full Article...]

Day before Class XII results, TN ends rank system in board exams

Day before Class XII results, TN ends rank system in board exams Over 9 lakh candidates have appeared in the TV HSC exam 2017. "This is a great announcement because exams are meant for students to test themselves". The class 10th results of Tamil Nadu are going to be followed later these results likely on May 19th. [Full Article...]


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