Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Cornyn said at the time that Trump was "within his authority" to fire Comey and that it would not affect the investigation of possible Russian ties to Trump's presidential campaign. Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn, who is the current Senate majo... More..

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UK Labour deputy leader warns of 'Thatcher style' landslide

The package of reforms includes changes to the Equalities Act to extend protections from discrimination to those suffering fluctuating or intermittent mental health conditions. Frances O'Grady, general secretar...More..

White House refuses to answer questions on Trump 'taping Comey's conversations'
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

White House refuses to answer questions on Trump 'taping Comey's conversations'

Earlier, Trump threatened sacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief not to "leak" details of their conversations to the media. "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations be...More..

Americans remain divided on Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Comey
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Americans remain divided on Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Comey

The Clinton camp were furious but Donald Trump said the decision "took guts". Trump and a White House spokesman declined to confirm or deny whether such tapes exist. He says promoting an FBI agent to lead the b...More..

May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

May Day marchers rage against Trump's immigration policies

They then headed to Wells Fargo, where they unfurled a banner reading "Your profits, our pain", blocking doors there as well. "To the extent the numbers stay low, one thing the Trump administration has been abl...More..

Turkey: Ankara slams Trump's decision to arm Syrian YPG
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Turkey: Ankara slams Trump's decision to arm Syrian YPG

The decision is meant to accelerate the Raqqa operation but undermines the Turkish government's view that the Syrian Kurdish YPG as an extension of the PKK. Officials criticise Trump's decision to arm YPG units...More..

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Tories `leading fightback against SNP´ with major gains in local elections

Ms Davidson will claim the election in Scotland is "a two-horse race" between the Tories and SNP before outlining the "challenge" that faces her party on June 8. It would be nice to believe that Thursday's elec...More..

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Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

The move prompted an uproar among Democrats and some Republicans because Comey's agency is leading an investigation into whether there were connections between Russian interference in last year's presidential...More..

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North Korea ballistic missile launch challenges new leader in Seoul

North Korea successfully fired a ballistic missile on May 14 that may be a new, unknown type. The South Korean military says the missile flew about 435 miles, or 700 kilometers, according to Reuters. North Ko...More..

In Interview, Trump Calls Comey 'Showboat,' Denies Colluding With Russia
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

In Interview, Trump Calls Comey 'Showboat,' Denies Colluding With Russia

President Trump on Friday continued to push back against allegations of collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation, repeating his claim that the narrative was fabricated by Democrats. Mr...More..

Iran's Rouhani congratulates South Korea's Moon on presidential victory
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Iran's Rouhani congratulates South Korea's Moon on presidential victory

Mr Moon, 64, said: 'I will urgently try to solve the security crisis. The new president said in his inauguration speech that he would "do everything I can to build peace on the Korean Peninsula". Communicatio...More..

Friend ID's victim of University City shooting
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Friend ID's victim of University City shooting

Selis was white and all but one of the victims were black or Latino. "The victims were targeted for no other reason but their mere presence in the vicinity of the suspect", Zimmerman said in a statement , vi...More..

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Merkel's Christian Democrats beat rivals in German state election

North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populous among the German states with almost 18 million residents accounting for 20 percent of Germany's population. The projected result is the party's worst in North Rhine-W...More..

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UNSC to Hold Urgent Consultations on North Korea Missile Test

The launch has already been criticized by a number of countries, such as the United States and South Korea. Outside experts don't believe the North can do that yet, but each new test pushes them closer to the g...More..

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara blasted President Trump for inviting "admitted killer" Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines to the White House. DeBar made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Monday ...More..

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North Korea test fires 'new longer range missile'

The isolated North is under multiple sets of United Nations sanctions over its nuclear and missile programmes, which have triggered global alarm. On Sunday, a North Korean missile flew 700km and reached an ...More..

Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae

Moon later spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and agreed to hold a bilateral meeting soon, Seoul and Tokyo said. Tension has been high for months on the Korean peninsula over North Korea's nuclea...More..

North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim Jong
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim Jong

The statement said in response to the alleged plot, a "Korean-style anti-terrorist attack will be commenced from this moment to sweep away the intelligence and plot-breeding organisations of the United Stat...More..

Tom Price Defends Pre-Existing Coverage in GOP Health Plan
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Tom Price Defends Pre-Existing Coverage in GOP Health Plan

Republicans have often defended their repeal efforts by claiming that Obamacare is collapsing on its own, but the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office found in March that "the nongroup market would probably...More..

New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

Moon is a liberal who advocates a more conciliatory approach to North Korea compared with his conservative predecessor. Xi during the call, also expressed China's commitment to achieving the denuclearizat...More..

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North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Speculates On Russia Response

The U.S. military's Pacific Command said it was assessing the type of missile that was sacked but it was "not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". Security Council sanctions resolutions again...More..

Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

Pacific Command said that "the flight is not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be of a new type. But Nikki Haley, the USA amba...More..

North Korea detains another United States citizen
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea detains another United States citizen

Kim's wife said her husband had been teaching agricultural techniques at Pyongyang University for Science and Technology. He also backed U.S. President Donald Trump, who has warned of a " major conflict " wit...More..

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Trump removes tweet saying it was 'honor' to host Abbas

But he also conceded that a deal "cannot be imposed by the United States or any other nation". "I believe that we are capable under your leadership and under your courageous stewardship and your wisdom as w...More..

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze In Vacant Lower East Side Synagogue
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze In Vacant Lower East Side Synagogue

It took firefighters more than two hours to bring the fire under control, a fire department spokesperson told the New York Times . The synagogue was vacant and it was not immediately clear what caused the fi...More..