• Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Trump's son-in-law meetings
Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Trump's son-in-law meetings

CNN is reporting that former FBI Director James Comey knew that some information about the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server was created by Russian intelligence, but did not disclose that fact when he declared that the investigation into Clinton's activities was over last summer.

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  • Comey acted on fake intelligence
Comey acted on fake intelligence

Then-FBI Director James Comey acted on information that he knew was fabricated by Russian intelligence out of concern that a leak of the info could damage the credibility of the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, CNN reported Friday.

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  • Philippines president jokes about sexual assault in speech to soldiers
Philippines president jokes about sexual assault in speech to soldiers

Residents with their belongings walk along a deserted street as they evacuate from their homes in Marawi , in southern island of Mindanao on May 27, 2017. As the government retakes much of the city, the scope of the battle is becoming clearer. Speaking at an evacuation center outside Marawi , Saddat Liong said his house was hit by mortar fire...

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  • Philippines' Duterte warns terrorists - 'I'll be harsh'
Philippines' Duterte warns terrorists - 'I'll be harsh'

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte joked with government soldiers on Friday that they would not be punished for abusing their power under military law, even if they raped women, the Guardian reports . The problem of militancy in the south, the scene of decades-long Muslim separatist uprisings in the predominantly Catholic nation, is not new....

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  • Iran's Rouhani calls for better Gulf ties in call with Qatar Emir
Iran's Rouhani calls for better Gulf ties in call with Qatar Emir

In spite of the enormous political storms he faces back home, Trump signed weapons deals worth $110bn with Saudi Arabia and participated in events to launch a centre for counterterrorism in the country. Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani earlier called for improved relations with Gulf nations during a phone call with the emir of Qatr, Ta...

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  • Kushner back channel involved Syria
Kushner back channel involved Syria

The Washington Post said the secret communications proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by United States officials. Schiff said he was "disappointed" with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster's response to reports that Kushner discussed setting up a backch...

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  • Journalist Shaking Uncontrollably After Two Hours Without Talking About Schapelle Corby
Journalist Shaking Uncontrollably After Two Hours Without Talking About Schapelle Corby

Though proving Corby's innocence was once something of a national cause in Australia, unflattering reports about her family emerged over the years, sullying her image in many Australians' eyes. She has also since posted shots of her parole papers, friends and family and the intense media scrum surrounding her carefully staged exit from Indonesia...

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  • CCTV images show Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on night of attack
CCTV images show Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on night of attack

The photos released by police show attacker Salman Abedi on the night of the bombing, wearing sneakers, jeans, a dark jacket and a baseball cap. Officers have not said where the 22-year-old was standing or exactly when on Monday night the images were captured.

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  • Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe
Democrats Call for Jared Kushner to Lose Security Clearance Amid FBI Probe

Under the planned shakeup, White House Press secretary Sean Spicer would take a diminished public role, while Mr. Trump would take more opportunities to engage directly with his supporters via campaign rallies, social media appearances such as Facebook Live videos, and interviews with friendly news organisations, the NYT reported .

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  • House Dems demand Trump make ObamaCare insurance payments
House Dems demand Trump make ObamaCare insurance payments

But the delay would do little to end the uncertainty shaking the insurance industry. "It is the single most destabilizing factor in the individual market, and millions of Americans could soon feel the impact of fewer choices, higher costs, and reduced access to care".

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  • Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike
Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

McCluskey's analysis, made in an interview with the Politico website , was widely seen as an attempt to lower expectations, in order to prepare to make an argument for Corbyn to remain as Labour leader even if he suffers a heavy election defeat.

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  • Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

The rally, organized by Israeli NGO Peace Now, marked "50 years of occupation and control of the territories", urging for the support of a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians in a demonstration dubbed "Two States - One Hope".

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  • Israeli defence minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal
Israeli defence minister says uneasy over US-Saudi arms deal

At the same time, Trump is making a concerted effort to promote warmer ties with Israel, a US ally and Iran's rival, after eight years of chilled ties under Obama. During his trip, Trump pitched the idea of a coalition of Sunni Arab states against Iran and "Islamic extremism" and said Israel could find a communality of interest with such a groupi...

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  • Iran accuses USA of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'
Iran accuses USA of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

Rouhani , the face of Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the U.S. "Our missiles are for our defence and for peace, they are not offensive". And thanks to Iran's very particular power structure, all big changes in the country need Khamenei's consent to stand a...

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  • US Claims Assad Regime Operating Crematorium at Saydnaya Prison
US Claims Assad Regime Operating Crematorium at Saydnaya Prison

A day earlier, Stuart Jones , the acting USA assistant secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, said the crematorium could be used to dispose of bodies from Saydnaya. The Syrian government called USA claims about the crematorium "totally untrue" and "fabrications by the imagination of this administration and its agents".

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  • Be regulars in Champs League, urges Klopp
Be regulars in Champs League, urges Klopp

The Merseyside outfit secured a return to the Champions League last weekend thanks to Liverpool's 3-0 win against Middlesbrough in the final weekend of the Premier League . If he does remain, Arsene is going to have it all to do next season because he may not have the firepower he had this season if the likes of Sanchez, Giroud and Ozil leav...

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  • Police reveal photos of Manchester bomber on night of attack
Police reveal photos of Manchester bomber on night of attack

The scale of the challenge facing police and security services was disclosed by sources in Whitehall after criticism that multiple opportunities to stop Monday's suicide bombing attack on the Manchester Arena had been missed, The Times said.

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  • North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile — S.Korea Military
North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile — S.Korea Military

North Korea is now the focus of USA efforts because its leader has vowed to field a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory. The test was organized by the Academy of National Defense Science, which in 2010, when it was known as the Second Academy of Natural Sciences, was slapped with US sanctions.

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  • Army kills PoK intruder in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district
Army kills PoK intruder in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district

In the ongoing counter-infiltration operations along the LoC in Rampur sector, six armed intruders have been intercepted and eliminated, he said. Besides killing an Indian Army porter, another one was injured in the Pakistan Army aggression in Keran sector of Poonch district, said an official.

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  • S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile
S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

The missile launches, and Pyongyang's threat to stage its sixth nuclear test, have prompted calls for tougher United Nations sanctions and a warning from Trump that military intervention was an option under consideration. It landed in western waters that are Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Sug...

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  • Bale resumes Real Madrid training ahead of Champions League final
Bale resumes Real Madrid training ahead of Champions League final

The Principality Stadium in Cardiff seats 74,000 fans and as many as 100,000 more are expected to travel to the Welsh capital for the match. Following the Government's decision to raise the national terror threat level to critical in the wake of Monday's terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena, several sports have reviewed their planned events.

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  • Sturgeon: If SNP wins election, PM May must grant independence vote
Sturgeon: If SNP wins election, PM May must grant independence vote

However, Sturgeon adds: "If there was to be a hung parliament of course we would look to be part of a progressive alliance". "But let's get back to the reality of this election ". "In the days of shock election results, Jeremy Corbyn could become PM - and the polls are tightening". "We know the damage Tory governments do to Scotland".

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  • Saharanpur clashes: Centre seeks report from UP's Yogi Adityanath govt
Saharanpur clashes: Centre seeks report from UP's Yogi Adityanath govt

In view of the continuing violence, the state government on Thursday suspended the District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police . Several houses belonging to members of both communities had been torched. "This kind of mindset is deplorable". Clashes first erupted in the district almost 40 days back, following a procession to mark Ambe...

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  • South Korea's impeached president pleads not guilty in corruption trial
South Korea's impeached president pleads not guilty in corruption trial

Today, following months of street protests and an impeachment trial, she is the first modern South Korean president to be forced out of office. She arrived at court handcuffed in a prison van, her first public appearance since her arrest in March .

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  • Singapore ready to work with Indonesia following twin blasts in Jakarta
Singapore ready to work with Indonesia following twin blasts in Jakarta

Ten people, including five police officers and five civilians, were also wounded in the twin blasts that were detonated five minutes apart by the two suspected attackers in the Indonesia capital late on Wednesday evening, police said . President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said he ordered police to "thoroughly investigate the networks of the perpetrators...

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  • Trump is 'wide open' on Paris climate deal: Mattis
Trump is 'wide open' on Paris climate deal: Mattis

The news outlet cited three sources with direct knowledge in its report that the President had told multiple people in private, including the Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, that he will withdraw the United States from the deal.

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  • AP Report: Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media
AP Report: Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media

Shortly after the tweets, Trump's Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly , made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications, especially with Russian Federation, as "a good thing". Trump aides traveling with the president in Europe have refused to address the contents of Kushner's December meeting...

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  • White supremacist allegedly cut throats of passengers on a commuter train
White supremacist allegedly cut throats of passengers on a commuter train

The ADL also sent its condolences to the victims of the stabbing, who were killed after trying to intervene on behalf of the two young women being accosted. Her family also released a statement to the press: "In his final act of bravery, [Taliesin] held true to what he believed is the way forward". He was a wonderful human being.

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  • Eight Killed in Mississippi Shooting Rampage, Including Deputy Sheriff
Eight Killed in Mississippi Shooting Rampage, Including Deputy Sheriff

Godbolt, sitting on the street with his hands cuffed behind his back, said he had been involved in a discussion with his wife and her family about their children. The names of the victims, including a London County sheriff's deputy, have not yet been released. Not after what I've done."Representatives of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office did not ...

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  • Manchester Set To Sign World's Most Expensive Goalkeeper
Manchester Set To Sign World's Most Expensive Goalkeeper

Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson admits he has "probably" played his last match for Benfica amid reports linking him with a move to Manchester City . The 23-year-old has excelled for Benfica this season, and Pep Guardiola reportedly views him as a player with the ideal attributes to fit into his system.

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  • Iran accuses US of
Iran accuses US of "Iranophobia", arming "dangerous terrorists"

Asserting that unity and consensus is the solution against the terrorism , Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that terrorism is now on the path to eradication, although there is a lot to be done in this respect. "People voted for our plans as they are aware of the fact that generating jobs and bolstering the economy is possible only throu...

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  • Iranian president calls USA relations 'a curvy road'
Iranian president calls USA relations 'a curvy road'

Trump called for a United States alliance with Muslim countries aimed at fighting " terrorism ", singling out Iran as a major source of funding and support for armed groups in the Arab world . "Unfortunately, Americans have always made mistakes in our region", he continued. Iran's most powerful authority - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - has ruled out no...

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  • Armed police to protect bank holiday events as Manchester stays strong
Armed police to protect bank holiday events as Manchester stays strong

Eleven other men between the ages of 18 and 44 also are in custody. Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May downgraded the threat level from critical to severe, meaning an attack is highly likely. Investigators have searched 17 properties, including Abedi's home in south Manchester and other houses in nearby districts. The straps of a backpack ar...

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  • Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe
Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

The government is facing criticism after acknowledging that Abedi was on security services' radar, but wasn't a major focus of scrutiny. Two of the arrested men have been acquitted of charges. Rudd said Britain was making good progress with internet companies on this but that more could be done. "We will continue in honour of the ones we los...

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  • United Kingdom eases terror threat level
United Kingdom eases terror threat level

Armed police stand guard in front of the Town Hall in Albert Square during the GreatCity Games in central Manchester , England, on May 26, 2017. Authorities in Libya have detained Abedi's brother and father, while British investigators appealed to the public late Saturday for details of the bomber's movements in the days before the attack, which...

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