Boris Johnson condemned for discussing whisky exports during Sikh temple visit

Johnson, who was then told that alcohol was against the Sikh religion, made his comments when speaking about whisky exports to India during an address at a gurdwara in Bristol, southwest England. The foreign secretary has spoken of his hopes for incr... More..

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Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration

The Republican leader, who has struggled to shake off suspicions that Russian Federation helped put him in the White House, has been accused of seeking to block the investigation by sacking FBI chief James Come...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old Michigan woman

Police identified the woman as Alyssa Elsman, a resident of Portage, Michigan. Rojas was arrested and will be tested for drugs and alcohol, police said. Her sister, who was also struck by the vehicle, was tak...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

Senate". Merrick Garland, President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, was rumored to be under consideration as well, but a close friend reportedly said he is "happy" as a judge in the U.S. The Texas Republican a...More..

Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Netanyahu's office also published meeting notes from another meeting the prime minister had in January with Trump, just before the USA president's inauguration, asserting that the embassy move would not hinder ...More..

Britain will continue to share intelligence with Trump, says Theresa May
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Britain will continue to share intelligence with Trump, says Theresa May

The president embarks Friday on his first foreign trip, where he'll meet with leaders in Israel and Saudi Arabia. The statement was the first Israeli comment following US President Donald Trump's alleged inte...More..

Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

That figure is expected to rise, although many experts and government agencies urge victims not to give into the demands. If you have a copy of all the information stored on your machines and it is encrypted, y...More..

Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

The full text of the Pope's in-flight press conference can be found at the Vatican website; an unofficial English translation can be found on the website of Catholic News Agency. Francisco and Jacinta in th...More..

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Guy Verhofstadt, a long-standing critic of Brexit, wrote in The Observer that it was "irrelevant" whether the Conservatives increased their majority. "To have a new government before the beginning of the of...More..

French president names mix of faces to left-right government
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

French president names mix of faces to left-right government

Bruno le Maire of The Republicans party was made minister of the economy. On the other side of the political divide, Mr Macron's decision not to put up an REM candidate to oppose former Socialist prime minist...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Donald Trump accused of asking Federal Bureau of Investigation to stop Flynn probe

Striking a defiant stance, he added: "You can't let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams". Comey wrote the memo detailing his conversation with the president shortly after it took place...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Roger Ailes, Ex-Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

Media luminaries and top Fox News figures took to Twitter on Thursday to express condolences for the death of longtime Fox head Roger Ailes . He said on "America's Newsroom" that Ailes wanted to leave ...More..

'In America We Don't Worship Government, We Worship God'
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

'In America We Don't Worship Government, We Worship God'

Falwell invited Trump to give this year's commencement address as early as December last year. He said he appreciated Trump's support for the state of Israel, appointment of "a pro-life justice" to the Suprem...More..

Labour gains eight points in new poll, narrowing Conservative lead
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Labour gains eight points in new poll, narrowing Conservative lead

And yet - bizarrely - while the debate was going on, the Labour leader posted another tweet, saying: "Theresa May, why not debate me?" Mr McCluskey said it was hard for the party to challenge now only two yea...More..

Trump says special counsel appointment
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump says special counsel appointment "hurts our country terribly"

This was one of several interactions that Comey believed jeopardized the FBI's independence, the Times reports, and he instructed the president on the proper way to receive details about investigations: have ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment not administration policy

He said that while cooperation would continue, intelligence professionals would "think twice" before sharing information. Both issues provoked criticism of Trump's White House in Israel as preparations in...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

It's fantastic that Trump would expose himself to the logical interpretation that he was pressuring Comey not to investigate him. Also false, or contradicted by more credible sources, are contentions that a d...More..

New Zealand optimistic of reviving TPP trade deal
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

New Zealand optimistic of reviving TPP trade deal

While Australia and New Zealand had some preferences for changes "I think everyone will come to see that getting it implemented can only happen if there isn't some renegotiation". Following Washington's exit fr...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Tillerson: Trump Concerned About Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

He repeated this statement at the weekly Likud faction meeting in the Knesset on Monday. The US official reportedly said Israel did not have jurisdiction in the area and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netan...More..

Chinese fighter flies inverted over US Air Force jet
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Chinese fighter flies inverted over US Air Force jet

The US radiation-detection aircraft was operating in worldwide airspace on Wednesday, when it was intercepted by two Chinese Su-130s, the network said. The Air Force has two of the WC-135 jets that operate out ...More..

Syria 'categorically' denies United States accusations of mass killings
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Syria 'categorically' denies United States accusations of mass killings

The Trump administration hit a Syrian air base with a missile strike last month in retaliation for the regime's deadly chemical attack in Idlib province - a unilateral strike that prompted a skirmish of wo...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday's Iranian presidential election down to a two-man race

Although the supreme leader is officially above the fray of everyday politics, Khamenei can sway a presidential vote by giving a candidate his quiet endorsement, a move that could galvanize hardline efforts to ...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

Rosenstein was thrust into the spotlight last week when a memo he wrote was initially cited by the Trump administration as the rationale for firing FBI Director James Comey, who was leading the FBI's investigat...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Rouhani looks to beat hard-liner as Iran prepares to vote

According to the last poll conducted by Ippo group, Rohani is credited with 60 percent of the vote but Raisi can count on the renouncement of Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, conservative candidate and actual mayor of...More..

China says hopes new South Korean government will correct problems
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

China says hopes new South Korean government will correct problems

Pyongyang, three days earlier, celebrated test of the "perfect weapon system" after the nation launched what it claimed as a new kind of intermediate-range ballistic missile system which can carry "a large-size...More..