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Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general, told Congress this month that that deception left Flynn vulnerable to being blackmailed by the Russians. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. Those inquiries now include scrutiny of Kushner, according to the newspaper.

Trump attacks 'fake news' amid Russian Federation controversy that now includes Kushner

Comey as FBI director. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump headed home early from President Donald Trump's worldwide trip, and the official line was that Kushner had worked on the first three stops and wasn't an integral player as the agenda moved on.

US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM

Defense Intelligence Agency testified earlier this month . "This ballistic missile launch by North Korea is highly problematic from the perspective of the safety of shipping and air traffic and is a clear violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions", Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said, according to Reuters .

Trump talks up trip before returning to DC

European leaders made little attempt to hide their frustration, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel describing discussions on climate change at the gathering in Sicily as "very unsatisfying". British environmentalists accused Donald Trump of treating the worldwide community with "utter contempt" after he refused to sign up to global action on climate change at an worldwide summit.

CBSE class XII result: Girls outperform boys yet again, pass percentage drops

As of now, students have to go ahead with whatever they have and proceed". They come after the government's controversial announcement - following the exams - that it would scrap the marks moderation policy. "Reasons for the dip may vary- from difficulty of questions to preparation of students". In all 55 students from the school appeared for the exam in science stream and almost half of them scored above 80%.

Money has started pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says Donald Trump

Poor Markovic is surprised at first to see who suddenly tried to swoosh past him, but then reassuringly smiles and pats like any person would to a stubborn child trying to get his wish fulfilled. In the speech, Trump gave no specific commitment to Article 5, the collective security provision that has been invoked only once - following the September 2001 attacks.

Donald Trump Calls White House Kushner Leaks 'Fake News'

It was also reported that Russian Ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , was "taken aback" by Mr Kushner's proposal to have a secret back channel for communication between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team in December - via the use of all Russian-made communication equipment.

Would initiate steps to stop memorial of Godse: Maha govt

The assurance came after Congress MLC Sanjay Dutt raised the issue through a point of propriety and demanded that the government should urgently intervene. "Hence the Government should immediately intervene to stop it and also take strict action against those initiating so, as also against those government authorities who have failed to take prompt action in the matter", he said.

Comey acted on Russian intel known to be fake

Chaffetz's panel is one of several in Congress investigating alleged efforts by Russian Federation to tip the election to Trump, and the possibility that Trump associates had coordinated with Moscow. The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials.

Kashmir: Strict curfew imposed in Srinagar after Hizbul terrorists killed in Tral

Heavy deployment of security forces was made in the old city areas of Srinagar to prevent violence. Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik was arrested on Sunday and shifted to central jail Srinagar . The authorities have suspended internet services on mobile phones on Saturday in addition to suspension of outgoing call facility on prepaid mobile phones.

Modi Govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir: Rajnath

However, he declined to reveal the details of the strategy to be adopted by the Centre to seek a permanent solution to the restive Kashmir. Rajnath Singh said Kashmir had indeed been a challenge for the government but refused to accept Opposition claims that the PDP-BJP ruling combine in the state was responsible for it.

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Instead, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly - echoing a position taken a day before by national security advisor H.R. McMaster - said there was nothing inherently wrong with an incoming presidential administration establishing "back channel" communications with a foreign power such as Russian Federation.

Syria says United States crematorium claims 'totally unfounded'

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tillerson "was firm and clear with Minister Lavrov that Russian Federation holds tremendous influence with Bashar al-Assad" and must act to rein him in. "These photographs constitute the most comprehensive evidence of the regime's widespread and systematic targeting of Syrian civilians", the museum said in its statement .

Man Stabs Clerk While Holding Decapitated Human Head

A man covered in blood, holding a knife and carrying his mother's severed head walked into an Estacada grocery store and stabbed an employee Sunday afternoon, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. Webb was apprehended and is charged with the murder of his mother, 59-year-old Tina Webb, and the attempted murder of the cashier, the Associated Press reported .

North Korea fires unidentified projectile — S.Korea military

World leaders have been discussing the implications that could arise should North Korea continue to develop its nuclear missile program. It called the missile an "answer" to U.S. "It is meant to undermine trilateral security cooperation among the U.S., Japan and South Korea ". It is the latest missile launch from the North, which appears to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone.

Two boys among eight dead in MS shooting

It's unclear whether the attacks were premeditated, and although police say they have identified a motive, they are not releasing it. Authorities have also not yet released the names of the victims. Willie Corey Godbolt, 35, of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained May 28, 2017. Four bodies, three females and the deputy, were recovered there, Strain said.

8 killed in shooting rampage in MS; suspect arrested

Godbolt said he had gone to a residence in Bogue Chitto to talk about his children. A witness tells The Associated Press that he had been arguing with his estranged wife about their children when he opened fire inside his in-laws' home after the sheriff's deputy arrived.

Iraq attempts to seize last Daesh positions in Mosul

Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul , according to a military statement. Several blocks had been cleared - at the cost of at least one dead and three wounded - but his men were still two kilometres from the Old City where an unknown number of ISIS fighters hid among an estimated 165,000.

Three teens die in Boggabilla crash

Police say two female passengers in the auto and the male driver of the truck died. Paramedics were called to the Newell Highway, 30 kilometres south of Boggabilla, about 6.12am after reports two trucks and one vehicle had crashed. He said crews described how debris from the crash was spread over a large section of the highway. Initial investigations suggest a fuel-tanker, a pantek truck with a trailer, and a auto crashed.

Vic man admits Maybury murder 33 years ago

One charge was withdrawn by prosecutors. "The darkness is almost over": Kylie Maybury's mother, Julie, leaves the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Monday. After Davies' arrest, Detective Inspector Mick Hughes said Kylie's mother had "been a pillar of strength" in the years following her daughter's death.

4 suspected criminals killed in Benoni shootout

Upon closer inspection‚ paramedics found two men‚ believed to have been suspects‚ lying inside (one) of the vehicles. Naidoo said it was hard to say at this stage what the heavily-armed men's plan was, or where they were headed. Police wished their officers a speedy recovery. Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane stated that police will deal with criminals decisively.

UK Conservatives lead polls by 18 points

The Conservatives were at 49 per cent, up three per cent from YouGov's previous poll, against Labour's 31 per cent, up one per cent. The right-wing party chose not to stand in a number of key seats to lend support to Conservative candidates who the leadership believe will ensure a hard Brexit.

Trump Reportedly Told Close Associates U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Agreement

Trump has told several people that he plans to leave the agreement, according to a new report . During the meeting, representatives from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the European Union reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris agreement, with the exception of the United States.

Manchester attack: Hate crime 'doubles' since incident

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she expected the "critical" assessment of the terror threat - suggesting a fresh attack may be imminent - to remain in place in the coming days. "All of this is created to make the policing approach unpredictable and to make London as hostile an environment as possible to terrorists", Williams said.

Union cabinet clears proposal to build 10 atomic reactors

Another 6700 MWs of nuclear power is expected to come onstream by 2021-22 through projects presently under construction. The Minister said the project will help transform the Indian nuclear industry by linking the goal of a strong nuclear power sector with the country's indigenous industrial capacities in high-end technologies.

Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge

House seat. The Associated Press called the Montana U.S. special election for Gianforte shortly after 10:30 p.m. And before Gianforte's alleged assault, this strategy appeared to be working: Three Gravis-conducted polls showed Gianforte leading comfortably, according to Real Clear Politics .

Jared Kushner Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

Returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Trump geared up to combat concerns over advisers' ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Jared Kushner , his indispensable aide-de-camp. The members of this White House would feed each other to passing bears, if the opportunity arose. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said on ABC's "This Week", but not in the context of serious concerns about Russia's meddling in the US presidential campaign.

Anti-Muslim Inspired Stabbing Is Wake Up Call For Portland

They lost their life because of me and my friend and the way we looked and I just to say thank you to them and their family and their family and I appreciate them because without them we probably would be dead right now'. "I hope you can find it worthy of your time to take notice". Observers noted that the slurs were targeted at a variety of ethnic groups, but were particularly focused on two girls, one of whom was wearing a hijab.

United Kingdom police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

MANCHESTER, England Members of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi's network are still potentially at large, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday, after the terrorism threat level was lowered because of significant progress in the investigation.

Police say 8 dead, including sheriff's deputy, in Mississippi shooting

University of Mississippi Medical Center spokesman Gary Pettus says Godbolt was taken to the emergency room about 70 miles from the area where authorities arrested him Sunday morning. He's also heard saying he went on the killing spree because he loved his wife and kids and the MS town of Bogue Chitto . Strain said charges have not yet been filed against the suspect and that it would be " premature " to discuss a motive.

Democrats question Kushner's Russian Federation ties as Trump returns with flurry of tweets

The latest turn in the leak-driven narrative came Friday with a Washington Post report that during the transition, Kushner had talked with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak about using Russian equipment and diplomatic facilities to set up a communications channel between Trump emissaries and Moscow the USA intelligence would not be able to monitor.

Macron Explains Prolonged Handshake With Trump

The tense moment during Trump's first trip overseas as President became the latest of Trump's handshakes to draw attention online. Mr Trump often seems to get the upper hand when it comes to such greetings - cue one with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe which lasted 19 seconds - and with supreme court nominee Neil Gorsuch, where the U.S.

Here's everything we know so far about 'Game of Thrones' Season 7

HBO's fantasy juggernaut is known for its daring twists and tragic turns, and now fans on Reddit may have spotted a devastating clue in the Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer hinting at Cersei's fate . In the book, there's a section of Maggy's (the fortuneteller) prophecy that predicts Cersei's death as well. The hype surrounding Season 7 is at an all time high as well now, as its first trailer set a record as the most-watched online trailer in TV history, garnering 61 million views in its ...

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India's bold decision to move ICJ pays off

Party leader Anand Sharma said the orders of the International Court of Justice was a matter of great relief for people in India. Sixty-one-year-old Salve is one of India's most expensive lawyers took up the case at just 1 rupee and represented Jadhav in The Hague.

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for a benefit concert

It's the first time that Grande has spoken out since Monday's suicide bombing that killed 22 people . "This will not change", she said. "We already have more than 1,500 actions we are pursuing". However, the poll also suggested that 41 percent of respondents believe the Conservatives would handle defense and security best, compared to 18 percent who said the same of Labour.

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