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Trump sees 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

On Tuesday, the White House announced Comey was sacked as Trump's decision came at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who laid out the case for axing Comey in a memo that detailed his mishandling of the investigation into Clinton's private email server.

Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify

Spicer's comments about the president's confidence or lack thereof in McCabe came amid a swirl of reports that Comey's refusal to pledge personal loyalty to Trump played a large role in his firing. WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that "we can make a fast decision" on a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking office.

North Korea: Sen. Cory Gardner has "lost basic judgment and body hair"

Kim. Song, who defected in 2002 from North Korea, where he previously worked as a propaganda artist, told the Mail Online in an interview that the "unavoidable" war with Kim's regime would be a price worth paying for liberating the country's oppressed people.

Chelsea lift Premier League title in Antonio Conte's maiden season

The Italian had already been drenched by champagne, iced water and beer in the dressing room, forcing a change of clothes, before his post-match media conference was brought to an abrupt halt by Costa and David Luiz. Conte also has managed club captain John Terry's gradual fading out from the first team with grace and class. Conte has now followed in the footsteps of Roberto Mancini, Carlo Ancelotti, and Ranieri, who was sacked in February after Leicester slid down the table following their ...

Israeli Cabinet approves controversial 'Jewish nation-state' bill

The nation-state bill, proponents say, would put Jewish values and democratic values on equal footing. Abbas said Tuesday that "we told [Trump] again of our commitment to a peace based on justice, with worldwide resolutions and the two-state solution as references".

Ministerial bill recognizes Israel as Jewish nation

The bill, considered by its opponent as discriminatory and racist, seeks revocation of Arabic's "official language" status and to keep Hebrew as the only formal language in Israel. Some 17.5 per cent of Israel's population are Arab. "This is a small step for the Jewish state bill, which establishes that Israel is and will be a Jewish and democratic state, and it's a big step towards defining our identity, not only in the eyes of the world but primarily for ourselves, Israelis".

A mother's love is equalled by another

Graduate Athens is doing a Mother's Day brunch in The Foundry ballroom and on the patio from 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Sunday. To celebrate this day, Many of us will be preparing gifts but we really doesn't know what is the reason we have a mothers day.

Trump eyes 'fast decision' on Federal Bureau of Investigation director as interviews begin

The 49-year-old McCabe, a career FBI agent, has taken part in a number of high-profile investigations, including probes into the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 and the attacks against USA installations in Benghazi, Libya in 2012. She left after about an hour and a half inside the building and declined to comment to reporters. The first candidate to arrive was Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W.

Four candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director job to be interviewed after Comey firing

Comey before soliciting and receiving any recommendations and that the Clinton emails were not his motivation. A list reported by The Associated Press includes a number of current and former lawmakers, attorneys and career law enforcement officials.

Mother's Day and golf are linked

Get ready to surprise your mom on the special day of Mother's Day . This will be their first Mother's Day without their beloved mother . She is my pearl, my soul, my mate; the one to make life great, an angel without the wings! Mother's Day is celebrated to acknowledge the countless sacrifices moms put in every day.

President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' from surrogates isn't possible

Democrats, however, have their doubts over the timing. White House press secretary Sean Spicer later said Mr Trump had nothing more to say on the "tapes" but that the tweet the president had put out was "not a threat" to Mr Comey. In firing Mr Comey, Mr Trump said he knew he ran the risk he would "confuse people" and "lengthen out the investigation" into ties to Russian Federation.

Trump Threatens Fired FBI Director Comey With 'Tapes'

Asked if Trump recorded conversations with Comey and if there are recording devices in the White House, Spicer did not give yes-or-no answers. "I said, 'If it's possible, will you let me know, am I under investigation?' He said, 'You are not under investigation'".

India hit by ransomware virus

Two big telecom companies, Telefónica of Spain and Megafon of Russian Federation, were also hit. Amid suggestions outdated software left some health service systems vulnerable after a security package was stopped in 2015, Ms Rudd said it is important to remember the NHS alone had not been affected.

Russia, Iran, Turkey Ban US Planes Above Syrian 'Safe Zones'

Rebels rejected the deal and said they would not recognise Iran as a guarantor of any ceasefire plan. The agreement also allows for the creation of the correct conditions for humanitarian access, medical assistance and for the return of displaced civilians to their homes.

Trump says he planned to fire Comey regardless of Justice Department recommendation

He's a grandstander". White House officials had said earlier in the week that Trump asked Sessions and Rosenstein for their opinions about Comey, and then Trump acted on those recommendations. This contradicts the president's own termination letter to Comey on Tuesday that officially conveyed his dismissal. However, at a separate Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, strongly suggested that Comey did recently tell him that Trump was not a ...

Russia: Syria safe zones to be shut for US, coalition planes

USA and coalition military planes will not be allowed to fly over designated "safe zones" in Syria under a Russian proposal that has the backing of Iran and Turkey, reports said Friday. It added that government forces shelled rebel-held neighborhoods of the capital Damascus. A rebel commander in northern Hama said almost an hour after the deal went into effect, battles raged with government forces.

EC all-party meet on EVMs begins

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said parties will also get a chance to "demonstrate that EVMs used in the recent Assembly elections were tampered with". During the meeting, there was a debate over the definition of "hacking". After the meeting, Kejriwal's deputy Manish Sisodia sought to know why the poll panel was "scared" of holding a "hackathon" when electronic voting machines can not be hacked into.

Five SC judges from 5 different religions begin hearing on triple talaq

The court had said it would decide the issues pertaining to the legal aspects of the practices of triple talaq , nikah halala and polygamy among Muslims, but would not deal with the question whether divorce under Muslim law needs to be supervised by courts as it fell under the legislative domain.

North Korea Accuses US Of Plot To Kill Leader Kim Jong

Without giving any basis for the claims, the ministry further stated that the hired assassin was handed over $20,000 on two occasions and a satellite transmitter-receiver to carry out the task. A North Korean newspaper said that the nation was "waiting for the moment it will reduce the whole of the USA mainland to ruins". Officials at South Korea's National Intelligence Service weren't immediately reachable for comment.

US senator wounded in Iraq opposes Trump pick for Army post

Green was criticized by Muslim Advocates and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which consider his remarks derogatory toward the Islamic faith and its followers. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said Mr. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a Democrat from IL, said in a statement that had Green been confirmed, it "would send the wrong message to courageous and selfless Americans who simply wish to serve their nation".

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

But Trump undercut that account in a sweeping interview with NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday, saying that the decision to fire Comey was his own and that he would have done it "regardless" of the Justice Department's recommendation. John Cornyn of Texas, attorney Alice Fisher and Judge Michael Garcia for the permanent position. Mr Schiller was among those Trump consulted about Mr Comey and was entrusted by the president to deliver a letter informing the director of his firing.

US Crude Oil Inventories Post Biggest Draw since December

The news agency reported that state-owned Saudi Aramco will reduce oil supplies to its Asian customers by almost seven million barrels next month as it is likely to witness a surge in domestic power demand over summer. Oil prices edged up on Tuesday, driven by anticipation that an OPEC-led pledge to cut production would be extended beyond the first half of the year and into 2018, although overall high supply still weighed on markets.

North Korea fires ballistic missile, Japan issues protest

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the missile was launched from the city of Kusong, north of the capital Pyongyang. North Korea conducted another in a string of missile tests Saturday amid heightened worldwide tensions over its nuclear program.

Early start for pilgrims attending Pope's Mass in Fatima

Francisco and Jacinta Marto, siblings aged 7 and 9 respectively, died two years after the 1917 apparitions in the Spanish flu pandemic. Addressing the sick before concluding the Mass, Pope Francis said that Christ understands the "meaning of sorrow and pain" and, through the church, offers comfort to the afflicted just as it did for Sts.

Kaspersky Lab: WannaCry virus targets 74 countries, hits Russian Federation most

The ransomware appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was purportedly identified by the U.S. National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes. The foreign ministry did not confirm whether it was the institution in question. These hackers "have caused enormous amounts of disruption- probably the biggest ransomware cyberattack in history", said Graham Cluley, a veteran of the anti-virus industry in Oxford, England.

New director: You can't stop the Federal Bureau of Investigation

The White House's readout on the meeting outlined its focus on ending the war in Syria and Trump's "desire to build a better relationship between the United States and Russian Federation". "Sir, I can't comment on any conversations the director may have had with the president". So why is this impeccably pedigreed, widely admired former prosecutor letting himself be humiliated, used, and discredited by Donald Trump? Republicans' response to the firing has so far been muted.

Trump says pick for next Federal Bureau of Investigation director could be announced within days

Bush's administration, was among those scheduled to be interviewed Saturday. "They've been vetted over their lifetime, essentially, but very well known, highly respected, really talented people", the president said. Cornyn, the number two Republican in the Senate, served as Texas attorney general before his election to the Senate in 2002. Fisher formerly served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division.

North Korea Open To US Talks Under Right Conditions

Trump didn't make clear what those circumstances would be, naturally, but did appear to reject the need for talks in the near term, bragging that he's handling North Korea "very well, very firmly" without diplomacy. When asked if North Korea was also preparing to talk with the new South Korean government of liberal President Moon Jae-in, Choe said: "We'll see".

Snake hunter gets big paycheck after catching longest snake of the season

A python hunter captured a massive 16-foot, 10-inch python in the Florida Everglades as part of a python elimination program. Get the DUHtails at WBBH NBC News-2. Crum's snake weighed 130, which is still extremely terrifying. This modern day snake charmer is one gutsy dude you don't want to hiss off. Experts estimate there may be between 10,000 and 100,000 of the invasive pythons in the Everglades.

How Trump is reshaping the federal courts

President Donald Trump nominated a Minnesota Supreme Court justice to a St. Louis-based federal appeals court. These questions impact where our children go to school, what conditions we face at work, what burdensome regulations the government may or may not impose on a business, and more.

US navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

Lake Champlain's port side collided with the ship. No injuries were reported and damage assessments for both ships are underway, according to a Navy press release. It said the fishing vessel was 60 to 70 feet long. The San Diego cruiser left home in January as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group deployment.

Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear

As he took the oath of office Wednesday, Moon said he was open to visiting Pyongyang under the right conditions to discuss its nuclear programme. Beijing opposes the system, arguing that its radar systems allow the USA and South Korea to spy on nearby Chinese military, and has imposed unofficial sanctions on South Korean companies operating in China.

Iraq, US in talks to keep troop presence after IS

Islamic State's defeat in Mosul will not mean the end of the hardline Sunni group which remains in control of parts of Syria and vast swathes of Iraqi territory near the Syrian border. "I know that the Iraqi security forces are confident of their ability to finish the enemy in place in Mosul very soon", he said . The May 3 offensive started in the northwestern side of Mosul.

Acting FBI Chief Won't Confirm Comey Told Trump He Wasn't Under Investigation

During the daily White House press briefing Thursday, CBS News' Major Garrett asked Sanders why she thought it was proper for Trump to have asked Comey whether he was under investigation given that the Justice Department's own protocols advise against the President communicating with the FBI about anything that might involve him.

Trump Says Wants To Move Quickly To Nominate New FBI Director

Conyers and Cummings's letter also recommends that Congress immediately seek testimony from Comey regarding the dinner in question, an invitation they say the House Oversight Committee has not agreed to. Bush administration. Other candidates include former NY police commissioner Raymond Kelly, former Republican senator Kelly Ayotte, and South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy, a former federal prosecutor who headed the Benghazi investigation in the House.