Trump knew Flynn was under investigation weeks before inauguration

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe told Congress last week the investigation is "highly significant" and said Comey's dismissal would do nothing to impede the probe. I think it would be good for him if he did. Both Kennedy and Scalise said they ... More..

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Donald Trump pledges to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

U.S. President Donald Trump offered a conflicting account of his controversial decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, saying that that he made the call after thinking about "this Russian Federation thing". ...More..

Controversial new US ambassador arrives in Israel
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Controversial new US ambassador arrives in Israel

And King Abdullah of Jordan personally appealed to Trump earlier this year not to move the embassy, warning of negative regional repercussions. The 20-minute call, which took place shortly after the preside...More..

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Act II for France's Macron: getting the majority to govern

But the challenges facing France's new leader are vast: He and the party he created from scratch barely a year ago will now try to stock the country's legislature with enough allies to move his agenda forward...More..

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White House reportedly knew Flynn was under investigation before hiring him

Paperwork filed in March with the Justice Department's Foreign Agent Registration Unit said Flynn and his firm were voluntarily registering for lobbying from August through November that "could be construed to ...More..

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Government pushes on with company tax cuts

Morrison said the wider budget measures, which included the big bank levy and addition tax pressure on large multinationals, would put "downward pressure of the cost of living" for everyday Australians, saying ...More..

Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price

Merkel will be buoyed by his remarks as she basks in the glory of winning three consecutive regional elections, in Schleswig-Holstein, Saarland and the crucial state of North Rhine-Westphalia - which is the mos...More..

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Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

Comey's memo, an apparent effort to create a paper trail of his contacts with the White House, would be the clearest evidence to date that the president has tried to influence the investigation. Several Republi...More..

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield: Fernando Forestieri backed to make difference
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sheffield Wednesday v Huddersfield: Fernando Forestieri backed to make difference

He knows exactly when to accelerate or decelerate the game and when he's under-performed, we've often had problems too. "However, the main thing was the clean sheet and we know with the players we've got that...More..

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John McCain wildly proclaims 'Watergate' at Donald Trump's door

The reports stem from a memo Comey wrote shortly after an Oval Office meeting in February. Other people familiar with Comey's style of working told CBS News they fully expect more Comey memos exist. Trump di...More..

Pro-EU Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Pro-EU Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell dismissed the claims as "rubbish" but Mrs May said ordinary people would "pay the price of Labour " in higher taxes, mortgage rates and unemployment at a time when the countr...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US Senate panel demands Comey's memos and Trump's tapes as controversy escalates

That is not just an impeachable offense, it is a criminal offense. An increasing number of Republicans say an outside probe of Trump and Russian Federation is needed. It also asked the White House to provide ...More..

UNSC, Turkey condemn North Korea missile test
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

UNSC, Turkey condemn North Korea missile test

Monday morning, Putin called the test "counter-productive and unsafe". Why does this test matter? It flew high and long, the pride of leader Kim Jong Un, who was pictured with it and applauding its launch...More..

New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation

His new role puts him in charge of France's police and, as such, of any terror-related investigations in the country. Then, a large crowd outside the chancellery welcomed Macron to Berlin, with some waving Eu...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

It's time for President Trump and James Comey to come clean

The Comey memo caused alarm on Capitol as well as Wall Street. Amash, asked if the details of the Comey memo were true, said, "Yes", that he would support impeachment if they were true. A Reuters reporter a...More..

Labour's Corbyn denies pacificism, but says military force has not worked
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Labour's Corbyn denies pacificism, but says military force has not worked

If elected Prime Minister, I will do everything necessary to protect the safety and security of our people and our country . "The approach to global security we have been using since the 1990s simply has not ...More..

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Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

However, considering the sanguine market reaction to US President Trump's stimulus plans, Capital Economics doubt that the higher debt projections would result in a significant rise in borrowing costs. There ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US Senate intel panel invites James Comey to testify in Public

The Comey memo caused alarm on Capitol Hill and raised questions about whether Trump attempted to interfere with a federal investigation, something that might constitute obstruction of justice and could potenti...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Trump's tweet seems to stem from his frustration over the fallout from his firing of FBI Director James Comey earlier this week. Trump also told Holt that he'd asked Comey directly if he, Trump, was a targe...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

House chairman seeks Comey-Trump documents

Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the president's request in a memo he produced soon after the conversation, according to a Comey associate who reviewed the document a...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

Sources told CNN that advisers close to the president are still insisting that Trump keep the promise he made on the campaign trail to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to relocate the U.S. ...More..

Theresa May: We have confidence in special relationship with US
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Theresa May: We have confidence in special relationship with US

If the Trump administration deemed it appropriate, Putin said Russian Federation could hand over a transcript of Trump's meeting with Lavrov to USA lawmakers to reassure them that no secrets were revealed. Al...More..

Storms pummel central US; tornadoes kill at least 2
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Storms pummel central US; tornadoes kill at least 2

He says he and his wife drove away to safety and returned just after the twister left the area to find the park in ruins. " I thought we were done ", said Tyson. Cockrell said it is still early in the tornado...More..

Violence Breaks Out During Erdogan Visit
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Violence Breaks Out During Erdogan Visit

Graphic video appeared to show the aggressors were men in dark suits and sunglasses. The women and old men being repeatedly kicked while lying defenseless on the ground were not "engaged in a violent confrontat...More..

United States admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

United States admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests a year ago, and has accelerated its missile launch program, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his...More..