• A timeline of Yates' warnings to the White House about Mike Flynn
A timeline of Yates' warnings to the White House about Mike Flynn

Flynn had denied discussing with Kislyak the subject of U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation for the November election interference, but high-ranking Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ officials had recorded conversations between Kislyak and Flynn.

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  • Acting FBI director contradicts White House's claim about Comey's support within bureau
Acting FBI director contradicts White House's claim about Comey's support within bureau

A timeline of the decision compiled by the White House said Mr Trump was "strongly inclined" to dismiss Mr Comey before the Justice Department meeting, but not that he had already made the decision. "When he saw that, he had to speak up on that action, and I think that was the final catalyst", Ms Huckabee Sanders said earlier this week. Robert C...

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  • Syria accuses Israel of bombing outpost near Damascus
Syria accuses Israel of bombing outpost near Damascus

The shoot down follows a reported Israeli airstrike on a Hezbollah target near Damascus International Airport Wednesday. Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said the strike is in line with Israel's policy of targeting Hezbollah's arms deliveries in Syria, but stopped short of saying Israel was responsible for the strikes.

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  • Backed force seizes key Syria city, dam from IS
Backed force seizes key Syria city, dam from IS

After Trump approved the arms supply to support a campaign to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa, Erdogan told a news conference he wanted to believe that Turkey's allies would side with Ankara, not with "terrorist organizations". The YPG says the USA commitment to the group, and its umbrella coalition the Syrian Democratic Forces, will allow it to ex...

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  • Russian cyberthreats on the rise, says US intelligence director
Russian cyberthreats on the rise, says US intelligence director

However, Coats refused to reveal the US intelligence community's estimation about when the DPRK would have an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of taking a nuclear warhead. In 2014, there was a data-deletion attack against a USA -based casino. At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats submitt...

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  • France's Macron seen as UN ally
France's Macron seen as UN ally

Until recently he was deputy editor-in-chief at Agence France Presse . Macron's election in a victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the dominance of the center-left and center-right parties which have ruled over French politics for almost 60 years.

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  • Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election
Senior US senator pushes Trump on Russia, French election

He said then she informed the White House counsel's office that there were materials relevant to the situation involving Flynn. Congressional investigators have also accused Flynn of possibly breaking the law by not properly disclosing a $45,000 payment for an appearance he made at an event in Moscow to celebrate Russia Today.

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  • Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care
Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

I have made many friends. Asked about the group, Sen. And to not have women in the smaller group that we know is making numerous real decisions is a very, very bad thing. Their ideas include erasing Obama consumer protections, such as barring higher premiums for people with pre-existing medical conditions, but allowing states to opt into them.

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  • Hamas Elects New Politburo Chief: Haniyeh Replaces Meshal as Political Leader
Hamas Elects New Politburo Chief: Haniyeh Replaces Meshal as Political Leader

It comes a few days after Hamas unveiled a revised charter that eased its position on Israel and distanced itself from Islamist groups in the region in what was seen as a bid to reverse years of growing isolation in the region. Led by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Fatah in recent weeks has been pushing the group to make significant concess...

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  • Priyanka Chopra pens a heartfelt letter after Nirbhaya verdict
Priyanka Chopra pens a heartfelt letter after Nirbhaya verdict

Delhi High court also rejected the plea in 2014. These four-man are Vinay, Pawan, Akshay, and Mukesh. Senior party leader Kapil Sibal also welcomed the verdict but said that Delhi was "number one" in attack, rape and harassment of women.

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  • Trump stirs controversy after sacking Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey
Trump stirs controversy after sacking Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

It involves Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who had recused himself after misleading Congress about his own contacts with Russian Federation. Says it's for the good of the country, and seems righteously and positively shocked now that the people who criticized Comey when he refused to shut up about the FBI's investigation of Clinton's emails ar...

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  • Australia's Big Four banks look to cut costs as challenges rise
Australia's Big Four banks look to cut costs as challenges rise

The government would say there is no direct impact on customers so they should be spared. Morrison probably saw this coming, and as well as setting the ACCC onto the banks, he has pointed out customers can take their business to smaller banks if they think they are being gouged.

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  • Palestinian man charged with murdering British student Hannah Bladon
Palestinian man charged with murdering British student Hannah Bladon

In the terror attack, Jamil Tamimi stabbed to death 21-year-old Hannah Bladon, who was in Israel as part of a study overseas program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Birmingham University religious studies student was part way through an exchange programme with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prosecutors say he stabbed the student s...

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  • Senate rejects repeal of key Obama-era methane rule
Senate rejects repeal of key Obama-era methane rule

The vote was 51-49 in the Republican-led Senate with three GOP lawmakers - Susan Collins of Maine, Lindsey Graham of SC and John McCain of Arizona - joining forces with the Democrats to block efforts to overturn the rule . "Methane is a potent contributor to climate change, and letting companies simply vent or flare methane in vast quantities from...

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  • Clashes erupt at Palestinian protest in support of hunger strikers
Clashes erupt at Palestinian protest in support of hunger strikers

The ICRC had previously been allowed access to other prisoners on hunger strike, but Israel had restricted access to Barghouti. The Israeli army Thursday crushed two protests in Ramallah and Nablus is support of hunger striking prisoners.

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  • North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un
North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un

Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. It can detect incoming North Korean missiles and shoot them out of the sky. To discuss, Worldview talks with Peter Hayes, director of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability in Berkeley, California.

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  • Arsenal on course to be last year's Premier League points
Arsenal on course to be last year's Premier League points

We know that he [Alexis] is capable of doing that. Wenger confirmed former Southampton man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was forced off in the first half with a hamstring problem - but is hoping it was mainly fatigue for the England worldwide. And it was the visitors who had the first real chance as Aaron Ramsey sent an effort wide before Arsenal's thr...

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  • Why Sessions' deputy threatened to quit over Comey firing
Why Sessions' deputy threatened to quit over Comey firing

The White House appeared caught off guard by the intense response to Comey's firing, given that the FBI director had become a pariah among Democrats for his role in the Clinton investigation. Comey in any way impeded, interrupted, stopped or negatively impacted any of the work, any investigations or any ongoing project at the Federal Bureau of Inve...

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  • Lavrov acknowledges Comey fracas by quipping 'Was he fired?'
Lavrov acknowledges Comey fracas by quipping 'Was he fired?'

That's the problem with the Russians - they lie. A White House official told the official pool reporter that the only media present for Trump's meeting were official Russian and USA government photographers. "You are kidding. You are kidding". Trump said he and Kissinger had met to talk "about Russian Federation and various other matters", acco...

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  • Asks Donald Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement
Asks Donald Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement

That means the president will head to the G7 summit in Italy at the end of May amid continued global uncertainty over whether the United States will remain in the emissions-cutting deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration. "195 countries have signed the Paris Agreement and there will be 195 different paths to meeting the Paris goals". ...

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  • Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins
Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins

The six-year old Syrian civil war has resulted in the death of at least 400, 000 people, with half of the population said to have fled the country since. There have been many calls for no-fly zones in Syria. An official with Russia's military general staff said other countries may eventually have a role in enforcing the de-escalation areas.

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  • Trump celebrates first 100 days with Pennsylvania rally
Trump celebrates first 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

Gutfeld called Trump's decision to hold a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania , a key swing state for Trump, a "stroke of brilliance" and referred to the Correspondents' Dinner as an "orgy of preening self-importance". Trump has time and history on his side. If you take a look at the website of the comedian, actor, and writer in NY, you wil...

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  • After Trump fired FBI Director Comey, protesters feel 'democracy is at stake'
After Trump fired FBI Director Comey, protesters feel 'democracy is at stake'

Since Sessions recused himself-for whatever that's worth at this point-it would be up to his deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, to appoint a special prosecutor . We recognize it doesn't always live up to that standard, but Trump's latest move calls into question whether it ever could under these circumstances.With that in mind, we are not ...

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  • Fraternity Members Charged for Student's Hazing Death
Fraternity Members Charged for Student's Hazing Death

They noted that no one called for help until the morning after the fall. "When he arrived at the hospital it was too late". "This didn't have to happen", Jim Piazza said. Many details in the grand jury report came from surveillance video from inside the fraternity. A fraternity brother told him they had it under control and shoved him aside.

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  • Kellyanne Conway says James Comey's own actions led to his firing
Kellyanne Conway says James Comey's own actions led to his firing

Cuomo suggested Conway wanted the investigation to "be a hoax", saying the White House's claim that the investigation would yield no results was misleading. Watch the entire interview below and tell me that you didn't miss this. "You have somebody from the podium talking to reporters clearly thought out, had it on a piece of paper, this is what...

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  • Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties
Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties

So what do we know about her? Nicole is married to hedge funder Joseph Meyer, and two live in a luxe apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Pitching the project to Chinese investors over the weekend at a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Beijing, Kushner's sister Nicole Kushner Meyer referenced her brother's role in the White House.

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  • Kremlin is cautiously optimistic after Trump meeting with Russian leader
Kremlin is cautiously optimistic after Trump meeting with Russian leader

He held talks with Trump and State Secretary Rex Tillerson . In their meeting, Trump told Lavrov that Russian Federation needs to rein in Syria's Assad, according to the White House . But both Trump and a beaming Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Lavrov appeared to strike a more conciliatory tone at Wednesday's meeting. The account eme...

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  • Dunfermline High School bans Fidget Spinners
Dunfermline High School bans Fidget Spinners

About 6.4 million children are diagnosed with ADHD in the United States, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and methods of managing the condition vary. "I am told they can be of help to stop smoking as well", said David. The company was supposed to get another 10,000 of them this week, but that shi...

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  • Female senators will be included in health group
Female senators will be included in health group

All 48 members of the Senate Democratic caucus urged McConnell in a letter Tuesday to work on a bipartisan plan that can get 60 votes. Asked by reporters Tuesday why no women were included in the working group, McConnell said, "The working group that counts is all 52 of us", referring to all Republican members of the Senate.

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  • Comey firing sends shockwaves through Federal Bureau of Investigation rank-and-file
Comey firing sends shockwaves through Federal Bureau of Investigation rank-and-file

Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia. "The president, Mr. Comey told associates, was 'outside the realm of normal, ' even 'crazy.'" the Times report said. Chuck Schumer, a fellow New Yorker, to relay the stunning news that he was firing Comey . The immediate imperative is to see that Trump does not succeed in the attempt: to carry on with...

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  • Senators to hear from Comey amid FBI's Russian Federation investigation
Senators to hear from Comey amid FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., who separated past year from top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. But there was nothing found that changed the FBI's decision not to recommend charges. Comey said he felt he had to speak out at that time because he had repeatedly told lawmakers the Clinton email probe was over. But he said he decided it would have been "catastrophi...

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  • Trump's Support From White Voters Has Dropped
Trump's Support From White Voters Has Dropped

And large majorities, including Republicans, say they would disapprove of the plan if it "significantly increased the national deficit". 36 percent of voters said they have a negative opinion of Mr. The mark sits just one percentage point above the 35 percent approval rating he got on April 4, his lowest since taking office. Just 30 percent sai...

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  • Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails
Kosovo government loses no-confidence vote, coalition fails

The reaction came after the Isa Mustafa's government in Kosovo was defeated on Wednesday after MPs backed an opposition motion of no-confidence . Kosovo is heading for early elections after Prime Minister Isa Mustafa's government lost a no-confidence motion on May 10.

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  • Twenty-four Chibok girls to return to school: Nigerian officials
Twenty-four Chibok girls to return to school: Nigerian officials

More than three years ago, 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria , by Boko Haram, a militant group that pledges allegiance to ISIS . "And then 82 came back". "Observers nonetheless saw the girls" release as a sign that a faction of Boko Haram is seriously weakened and appears willing to engage in dialogue with the...

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  • Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe
Senate panel seeks Flynn documents in Russia probe

The move ramps up its months-long investigation of Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Flynn was sacked by Trump in February after less than a month on the job. The committee wants any evidence the Treasury has compiled as well as information about whether any people close to Russian President Vladimir Putin had inve...

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