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Prez Trump To James Comey ... You're Fired!

Trump would suggest that he, himself, may have engaged in such conduct is staggering", Schiff said in a statement. Sir Walter Scott's epic admonition, "Oh, what a web we weave when first we practice to deceive", perfectly describes the furor over President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. [Full Article...]

Trump discovers a whole new way to embarrass himself on Twitter

Trump discovers a whole new way to embarrass himself on Twitter Yates was sacked in January, ostensibly for refusing to defend the administration's travel ban in court. "Sally Yates came here on the 26th of January", Spicer said. In another Twitter post, Trump noted that Flynn had been granted top security clearance while working in the Obama administration. Trump has called it "a witch hunt" by the media and the Democrats, and even encouraged Flynn to see... [Full Article...]

China pressures South Korea about missile system

Moon first spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping and later to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "They agreed it would be important for the global community to continue to pursue a robust response to North Korean violations of UN Security Council resolutions and other worldwide obligations". [Full Article...]

Massive student resistance brings Betsy DeVos commencement speech to a halt

Massive student resistance brings Betsy DeVos commencement speech to a halt Let's choose to hear each other out. "They are living proof that when more options are provided to students, they are afforded greater access and greater equality". "I'm a student, I'm about to be a junior at Bethune-Cookman", said Bobby Luke. Protest petitions quickly accumulated thousands of signatures and many called on President Jackson to resign. [Full Article...]

McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has threatened that GOP members will "glow in the dark" over their vote. It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums for customers with pre-existing medical conditions and watering down the subsidies that help people afford health insurance. [Full Article...]

ACB records Kapil Mishra's statement in tanker scam

ACB records Kapil Mishra's statement in tanker scam Mishra after the latter accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of bribery. Axed Delhi minister Kapil Mishra, whose hunger strike entered day three today, has been advised hospitalisation by a team of doctors who examined him. "Soon, it was revealed that he was not a BJP worker but a coordinator of Jain's Mohalla Clinic and an AAP worker", Mishra said. "I gave them all the information I had and... [Full Article...]

Germany rejects idea of joint euro bonds after Macron victory

If another party wins a majority, Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation". She congratulated Macron for winning the election, and wished him success in facing "immense coming challenges". [Full Article...]

CoBRA commandos to `defang` Maoists in the jungles of Sukma

CoBRA commandos to `defang` Maoists in the jungles of Sukma The meeting chaired by Singh will discuss security related issues and development aspects in separate sessions during the meeting, which comes a fortnight after 25 CRPF personnel were killed by naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. Kumar, who claimed to have been detained by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), said he ran away from the battalion after fearing threat to his life. [Full Article...]

Recount requested by NDP in Richmond-Queensborough

Recount requested by NDP in Richmond-Queensborough In Courtenay-Comox, the difference between the top two candidates is only nine votes, with the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard in front of Liberal Jim Benninger. Although Oger's request for a recount was denied, Elections BC said it accepted a request from BC Citizens First Party candidate Phillip James Ryan because of evidence of discrepancies in counting. [Full Article...]

Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests

Elections BC accepts recounts for two ridings, rejects four other requests The main reason? Absentee ballots won't be tallied until at least May 22. The other two are Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, where the NDP incumbent was beaten by 268 seats, and Vancouver-False Creek where NDP candidate Morgane Oger lost to Liberal incumbent Sam Sullivan by 560 votes. [Full Article...]

ANEEJ lauds FG over release of 82 Chibok girls

ANEEJ lauds FG over release of 82 Chibok girls With the excitement over the release of 82 new Chibok girls still in the air, a family in Chibok is waiting with bated breath for news about their daughter. Thousands of women and young girls have been abducted in the eight-year insurgency, which has left at least 20,000 people dead and displaced more than 2.6 million. [Full Article...]

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation Sen. James Lankford, a Republican on the Senate intelligence committee, told Fox News Wednesday evening that the panel had "subpoenaed a large number of documents". The subpoena was announced a day after Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey , who had been leading the bureau's investigation of Russian Federation and the election. [Full Article...]

US, Saudi Arabia in 'final stages' of negotiating $300 billon arms deal

A senior White House official told Reuters about the almost completed deals on May 15. Egyptian President Sisi received on Saturday from Saudi King Salman an invitation to participate in the US-Arab Islamic summit that will be held on May 21 in Riyadh to be attended by US President Donald Trump, Egyptian presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement.The invitation was handed to Sisi ... [Full Article...]

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator The girls - who were among more than 200 kidnapped in 2014 from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, northeast Nigeria - travelled to the capital Abuja a day after their release to meet Buhari. For more than two years after the kidnapping there was no sign of the missing girls but the discovery of one of them with a baby in May last year fuelled hope. [Full Article...]

LOCAL ELECTIONS: Conservatives take control of Warwickshire Council

Sky News is projecting that Theresa May could win a Commons majority of 48 in the General Election based on an analysis of local election results. A comfortable Conservative victory was perhaps inevitable in a county as traditionally blue as Kent, but even Tory chiefs might have been surprised by the magnitude of the landslide - winning 67 of the council's 81 seats. [Full Article...]

Mother, may I cry on Mother's Day? #MissingMomClub

Mother sacrifices everything for her child. And she said in her semi-sleepy way "Um, hmm, that's right, honey, that's right". Somebody said you learn how to be a mother by instinct.... Buy a pretty vase to put them in and Mum will have something she can re-use after she's finished enjoying the flowers. Someone who is a know-it-all or makes you feel like a failure as a parent is leading ... [Full Article...]

Trump Says He Wants To Help Mediate Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

President Trump is mistaken if he believes Abbas is genuinely interested in finding peace. Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission. The two leaders discussed possible steps towards Israeli-Palestinian peace in a meeting at the White House on Wednesday. Mr Abbas said the issue was not raised in his talks with Mr Trump. [Full Article...]

Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy If you're interested in investing in cannabis companies, do your due diligence and find companies to invest in based on their merit as a company, their performance, and their ability to uphold their strategic initiatives. "Decades of experience shows we can not arrest and incarcerate our way out of America's drug problem", he said. Still, Sessions rolled it out at the Sergeants Benevolent Associat... [Full Article...]

Russia's Defense ministry denies fighting of Syrian government and opposition units

The plan calls for a cessation of hostilities between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government and the rebel groups seeking to topple it in four "de-escalation" areas in Syria. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi told reporters Friday that personnel from Iran and Russia, which back the Syrian government, and from Turkey, which backs some rebel groups, will operate checkpoints and observation posts. [Full Article...]

Meeting with Lavrov can help saving many lives

Putin has reason to be cocky. The VanEck Vectors Russia exchange-traded fund (RSX) and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) pared morning losses and were flat in recent trading, with the us market under pressure and the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) down 0.5%. [Full Article...]


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