• Erdogan seeks to sway Trump in crunch United States talks
Erdogan seeks to sway Trump in crunch United States talks

But a face-to-face confrontation on the matter between Trump and Erdogan seems inevitable. In Turkey, opposition politicians and some media called on Erdogan to cancel his visit to the United States, increasing pressure on the Turkish president.

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  • North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach
North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

The UN statement also condemned an April 28 ballistic missile launch by Pyongyang. Experts said the altitude reached by the missile tested on Sunday meant it was launched at a high trajectory, which would limit the lateral distance it traveled.

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  • White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'
White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

Blunt's criticism of Trump on Tuesday coincided with a subtle but noticeable shift among some other Republican senators, who were more openly exasperated by the president than they have been in the past. He added that, "at no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed", an allegation that was not made in the story, and that Trump "did...

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  • Clapper: US Gov't 'Under Assault' by Trump After Comey Firing
Clapper: US Gov't 'Under Assault' by Trump After Comey Firing

Schiff said that what disturbed him most about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosensetin's memo, suggesting to terminate Comey, was the fact it was addressed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "We are in the midst of a civilization-warping crisis of public trust", Sasse said on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday. "Highly unethical. At a minimum unethic...

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  • Gen. Michael Hayden: Trump White House Unable to Admit Basic Facts
Gen. Michael Hayden: Trump White House Unable to Admit Basic Facts

Aside from the Flynn affair, Senate lawmakers also asked Yates and Former National Intelligence Director James Clapper if they ever reviewed classified documents in which the names of Trump associates were unmasked. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 8, 2017Biggest story today between Clapper & Yates is on surveillance. Peppered with questi...

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  • Trump Will Be First Sitting President Ever to Visit Western Wall
Trump Will Be First Sitting President Ever to Visit Western Wall

Police have an alternative plan in case of inclement weather, which is to bring the United States president to Jerusalem on Israel's main highway connecting Tel Aviv with the capital. Trump would be breaking with strong tradition if he does not attend the shrine and lay a wreath for Holocaust victims but neither the White House, the State Departmen...

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  • White House denies report Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation
White House denies report Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation

Firing FBI Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump. President Trump asked the FBI to drop its investigation into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, and urged the FBI director James B.

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  • Kim Jong-Un North Korea poses threat to China, Russia - US admiral
Kim Jong-Un North Korea poses threat to China, Russia - US admiral

SEOUL: South Korea's left-leaning new leader Moon Jae-In will travel to the U.S. for a summit with President Donald Trump next month, Moon's spokesman said on Tuesday, amid high tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. North Korea's state news agency KCNA said the launch Sunday was meant to test if it could carry a "large-size heavy nuclear w...

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  • Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Real Estate Investors (LON:RLE)
Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Real Estate Investors (LON:RLE)

The 6 month volatility is 13.283100, and the 3 month is spotted at 14.603400. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ( NYSE:WRE ) opened at 31.35 on Tuesday. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $30.98. The Dean Investment Associates Llc holds 82,177 shares wit...

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  • Hope for improved China, South Korea relations after leaders speak
Hope for improved China, South Korea relations after leaders speak

The Trump administration has also been dismayed by Moon's questioning of deployment of a United States missile defence system in South Korea and expects some friction in ties, although USA officials say the new president may moderate his stances in office and the effect on the alliance will be limited.

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  • Macron pick for French premier about to be named
Macron pick for French premier about to be named

He represented the Socialist Party in his early career but has gradually shifted to the right. His appointment would be seen as an effort by the centrist Macron to build a majority in parliament by drawing in politicians from the right. Mr Philippe began his political life as a Socialist activist, before switching sides and serving as Mr Juppe's ca...

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  • Newborn found with about 100 rodent bites; Arkansas parents arrested
Newborn found with about 100 rodent bites; Arkansas parents arrested

An Arkansas newborn was severely bitten by rodents at least 100 times while asleep in a bassinet near her parents, an affidavit details. Ryan Phillips, deputy prosecuting attorney for Columbia County, said Tuesday that new charges of permitting abuse of a minor with serious physical injury will be filed against Erica Michelle Shryock, 19, and Cha...

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  • North Korea claims US, South Korea plotted to kill Kim Jong Un
North Korea claims US, South Korea plotted to kill Kim Jong Un

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly voted in favor of broadening sanctions against North Korea, including efforts to cut the regime's sources of worldwide financing. Last week, North Korean Defense Minister Gen. Pak Yong Sik said his country was ready to use pre-emptive strikes to defend against "U.S. imperialists", warning...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey
Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey

Forty-six percent of Americans, including 74 percent of Democrats, say they agree with the statement that Trump fired Comey to slow down the FBI investigation of Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. "The timing is very troubling". Warner also said he hopes to have Comey testify in a public hearing before his committee. Trump questio...

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  • South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions
South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

Washington says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system will play a vital role in curbing the missile threat from Pyongyang, but Beijing says that the system's radar affects its security. Mr. Moon has said he will review the deployment, though he insists he will fully consult with the United States before making any decision on this ...

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  • Putin says Russia sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds
Putin says Russia sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds

He denied Russian Federation was behind the malware. Hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries have been hit by the ransomware attack, which has been described as the largest-ever of its kind. Find us on Facebook too! The missile was launched on an unusually high trajectory, with KCNA saying it flew to an altitude of 2,111...

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  • Russia, Saudi call for oil output deal extension
Russia, Saudi call for oil output deal extension

Crude futures settled higher on Friday, recovering from a five-month slump, after Saudi Arabia said its supports the idea of extending the supply-cut agreement beyond June while the number of active United States drilling rigs rose for an sixteenth straight week.

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  • DOJ cites 'insufficient evidence' in Alton Sterling police shooting
DOJ cites 'insufficient evidence' in Alton Sterling police shooting

Sterling, who was selling CDs outside the store, fit the description of that man, according to a search warrant affidavit in the case. But even before a decision is announced , the family was livid after reports surfaced Tuesday that the Justice Department has decided not to prosecute the two officers.

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  • PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron
PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

It looked like a coup for French President-elect Emmanuel Macron's fledging Republique En Marche (Onwards Republic) party-a big beast from the ruling Socialists announced he was defecting to its ranks. So far the names of only 14 candidates are known, but on Thursday afternoon "around 450" will be revealed, Jean-Paul Delevoye of Republic on the Mov...

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  • No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers
No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers

On Tuesday evening, dozens of people gathered outside the Baton Rouge convenience store where Sterling was shot and killed during a struggle with the two officers on July 5, 2016. "There simply isn't enough evidence to proceed with the federal charge". Police had confronted Sterling while investigating a report of a man with a gun.

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  • JK Rowling Urges Fans not to Buy Stolen Harry Potter Prequel
JK Rowling Urges Fans not to Buy Stolen Harry Potter Prequel

She told the Telegraph: "I feel that for Jo (Rowling) and for anyone who wants to be on Twitter, it's absolutely fine, and I want you to emphasise that I'm not in the least critical of anybody who uses it". In 2007, the author hand-wrote seven copies of her story-within-a-story, The Tales of Beedle and Bard , and one sold for $3 million at Sotheby...

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  • Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat
Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

In England and Wales, the local elections saw Ukip's vote share bleed into the Tories whereas Labour's vote in Scotland drained into Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson party, re-confiming it as the party of union and opposition to the SNP and Scottish Greens.

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  • Protestors clash outside Turkish Ambassador's home in Washington
Protestors clash outside Turkish Ambassador's home in Washington

Mr Erdogan said his visit would "mark a historical turn of tide" and hailed "outstanding relations" between the nations. Washington police and fire spokesmen were not immediately available to comment. Complicating that effort, however, was an announcement by the Trump administration that it plans to arm Kurdish Syrian fighters in the fight against ...

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  • North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention
North Korea Holding 4th US Citizen in Detention

While Kim Jong-un continues to test his military might, the North Korean dictator is waging a war of words with Gardner. Diplomatic tensions escalated amid investigations into the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Palestinian President arrives in India to strengthen ties
Palestinian President arrives in India to strengthen ties

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Abbas and reiterated India's support to the Palestinian cause. President Abbas will hold a bilateral summit with Mr. While India has taken an interest in the peace process, New Delhi is unlikely to expend more political capital trying to solve a problem that is beyond its ken.

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  • French constitutional council officially approves Macron as president-elect
French constitutional council officially approves Macron as president-elect

The leader of the En Marche! got 66.01 percent of the votes, ahead of the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's 33.9 percent, according to the official results by the Constitutional Council. Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio on Wednesday. "This (Macron's win) is good news for the French econo...

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  • British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government
British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government

But asked whether he believes his party's priorities more closely align with the NDP than Liberals, Weaver dodged the question, noting that he has meetings planned with the leaders of both parties. British Columbia faces a two-week period of uncertainty until the final results are in from its tight election race, when it will become clearer whether...

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  • Macron names Edouard Philippe as French prime minister
Macron names Edouard Philippe as French prime minister

Macron and his prime minister". Prior to that he worked as a lawyer for New York City-based worldwide law firm Debevoise and Plimpton LLP. Elysee secretary-general Alexis Kohler made the announcement on the steps of the presidential Elysee palace.

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  • United Nations condemns North Korea missile test
United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

The United Nations Security Council on Monday strongly condemned a weekend missile launch by North Korea. A Japanese military official says the missile flew for about 30 minutes and landed in the Sea of Japan. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) in this undated photo released ...

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  • Trump, Erdogan vow friendship despite anger at US arming Kurds
Trump, Erdogan vow friendship despite anger at US arming Kurds

Turkey is determined to "root out terror", Yildirim said, if "necessary guarantees for Turkey's sensitivities and issues pertaining to Turkey's security are still not given". The two leaders met amid strong disagreements between the USA and Turkey regarding Washington's support for the YPG as Turkey views the group as the Syrian offshoot of the t...

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  • Muslim law board hiding facts on talaq, say community's 14 other bodies
Muslim law board hiding facts on talaq, say community's 14 other bodies

Overall, there seems to be a convergence of views: The AIMPLB's legal counsel too admits triple talaq is not desirable. The top court also wanted to know from AIMPLB whether the board's advisory will be followed by the Qazi at the ground level.

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  • Always Dreaming readies for the Preakness
Always Dreaming readies for the Preakness

Neither pulled off the feat. The lineup for the race will be set on Wednesday with the draw for post position at 4 p.m. CST. It's unlikely that Always Dreaming will lose much of the form he had in winning the Derby in just two weeks, which may be why 10 of the last 20 Derby winners have also won the Preakness.

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  • Dugdale: SNP's 'obsession' with independence has led to 'lost generation' of kids
Dugdale: SNP's 'obsession' with independence has led to 'lost generation' of kids

She said: "The starting point for Scotland is we'd use the pound until we chose to do something else". The Tory leader added: "I think people, if they stop and think about a Scottish government that's got more powers than any previous Scottish government, that's got a bigger budget than any previous Scottish government, what they could have don...

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  • Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile
Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile

Why does this test matter? Kim had told the scientists and technicians involved "not to be complacent" but to build further "nuclear weapons and methods of delivery" until the USA made "the right choice", KCNA said in its report. Putin said he was briefed by his defense minister after North Korea's latest missile test. The reported details were...

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  • New South Korean president will visit US next month
New South Korean president will visit US next month

The envoys also reaffirmed their "common ground" on North Korea's nuclear and missile program, Yoon noted. "[Both] agreed in principle to hold an early South Korea- U.S. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire worldwide community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said an...

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