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Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in swap deal

The girls were welcomed by the Nigerian president's chief of staff. Buhari said the Presidency would personally supervise the performance of those entrusted with their welfare and commitments made by the Federal Government on their health, education, security and general well-being.

Israeli cabinet approves defining Israel as Jewish nation

Opponents of the bill drafted by MK Avi Dichter (Likud) argue that the bill gives primacy to Jewish citizens but Netanyahu said "there is no contradiction at all between this bill and equal rights for all citizens of Israel". "German president said he is excited to visit Glvat Haviva, an institution that promotes Jewish-Arab dialogue and hope to find peace on the basis of two-state solution which he believes is the only reasonable perspective".

Netanyahu throws strong support behind Jewish nation-state bill

Critics slam the bill as discriminatory against Israeli Arabs, who make up more than 20 per cent of Israel's population of 8.7 million, as well as other minorities. The bill is a watered-down version of past proposals for a "nation-state" law that were abandoned amid criticism that they would prioritize Israel's Jewish identity over its democratic values.

Donald Trump was ready to fire James Comey on entering White House

Trump anxious about recorded conversations - and recording his own conversations - well before he got into politics, according to former Trump Organization executives. Russian Federation denies the claims and the White House says there was no collusion. Burr was referring to Trump's Friday morning tweet in which the president threatened the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.

Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En Marche!

But the party has yet to pick dozens of other candidates for the 577 seats at stake in the June elections, hoping more politicians from other parties will switch sides. The socialists were resoundingly beaten in the first round of the French election on April 23 in which Hamon received only 6.36 percent of the vote.

Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Among those interviewed was Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond, Virginia, office. In the tweet, Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning.

Trump says he considered 'this Russian Federation thing' before firing FBI Director Comey

But he later told NBC he was "going to fire him regardless of the recommendation". "My decision", Trump said . Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday, "the president will be meeting with Acting Director [Andrew] McCabe later today to discuss that very thing - the morale at the Federal Bureau of Investigation - as well as make an offer to go directly to the Federal Bureau of Investigation if he feels that that's necessary and appropriate".

Kapil Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours'

Hazare further stated that firstly he would study on this matter in detail and thereafter, he shall speak. "The whole world knows about Kejriwal's credentials and he (Mishra) should give evidence to back his claim". Mr Mishra, however, has refused to get admitted, Dr Salam said. He said he would expose the names involved in the tanker scam on Sunday. Mishra was earlier removed as Delhi's Water Minister on Saturday.

England drawn with France and Argentina

Japan , the first Asian country to host the tournament, are in Pool A with Ireland and Scotland, while two-time victor Australia will take on Wales and Georgia in Pool D . "My experience of the World Cup is that having two tough games is the best preparation". Eight more teams will join them, but we still need to wait until next year to see if they will qualify.

Trump Actually Thinks Israel And Palestine 'Work Together Beautifully'

President Abbas said that their strategic option and choice is to bring about peace based on the vision of the two-state, a Palestinian state with its capital of East Jerusalem that lives in peace and stability with the state of Israel based on the borders of 1967.

AAP hacked 'look-alike' gadget, not our EVM: EC

Apart from demanding that VVPAT-equipped EVMs be used in future elections, APP will approach the EC with the request that votes registered in EVMs and paper trails of 25 per cent randomly picked booths be tallied, Rai said. Amid political turmoil in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is reportedly finding hard to explain the source of party funding.

Comey Declines Invitation to Testify, 4 Candidates Being Considered to Replace Him

On Saturday, officials planned to interview McCabe, Republican Sen. Among those expected to be interviewed on Saturday were Michael J Garcia , an associate judge on New York's highest court, and US District Judge Henry E Hudson, a George W Bush appointee who struck down the centrepiece of the Obama administration's health care law in 2010.

Abbas to Trump: Peace agreement must be based on two-state solution

Mr Trump's optimistic comments, made at his first face-to-face talks with the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in the White House, are likely to raise eyebrows in diplomatic circles given the intractable nature of one of the world's longest-running conflicts.

I Asked And Comey Said Three Times, No FBI Investigation Into Trump

Comey - who found out he had been fired when the news flashed up on a screen behind him when he was addressing staff in California - sent a farewell letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation staff on Wednesday. "During a phone call he said it and then during another phone call he said it", Trump asserted. When Holt asked if Comey's canning was a message to "lay off" around the Russia stuff, Trump noted that it was not, adding, "If Russia did anything, I want to know that", according to NBC ...

TNBSE, Tamil Nadu HSC 12th results 2017 declared @ tnresults

Taking after this, TN HSC Result 2017 will be made accessible to 10 lakh candidates on site tnresults .nic.in. Also, some other students had their own dreams in Engineering, so they all choose Computer Science after their 10th results. The paper correction process gets completed within April and the results is updated in the database of official sites in the First week of May. The results will appear on the screen.

Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement

The deal aims to establish the zones for six months and are meant to enforce the cessation of all hostilities between government and opposition fighters. Activist Ibrahim al-Idlibi, who is based in Idlib, said the situation was calm in the province, which has been the target of daily raids by regime and Russian planes for the past few months.

Mishra accuses AAP of spreading lies over attack

Mishra said on Wednesday that he will not eat anything till Kejriwal "reveals" who funded foreign trips of five AAP leaders - Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Satyendar Jain, Raghav Chadhha and Durgesh Pathak - in the last two years. "It has been six days that you levelled the allegation, but have not presented any proof". Ankit Bhardwaj, a resident of Moti Bagh, had allegedly attacked Mishra and tried to grab his neck.

Prince Philip dead: The Sun mistakenly reports Queen's husband has passed away

The palace released a statement on their social media saying the Queen has given her husband her "full support" in this decision. But Buckingham Palace stressed he may decide to attend certain events from time to time. Philip is apparently "Patron, President or a member" of over 780 organizations and can no longer play an active role in all of them. Prime Minister Theresa May said the whole country would want to offer the Duke "our deepest gratitude and good wishes".

Punjab Board PSEB Class 12 Result 2017 to be Declared @ pseb

The results are unlikely today. There is no official confirmation on the release date. "The students can access the results online at www. pseb .ac.in", said PSEB chairman Balbir Singh Dhol. The Punjab School Education Board ( PSEB ) will announce its senior secondary examination results on Saturday. Visit pseb .ac.in official website.

EVM 'tampering' demo: EC official dares AAP to do it in hackathon

The AAP will start a "save democracy campaign" from Thursday and raise its voice strongly against EVM tampering, the party's Delhi convenor Gopal Rai said here. Former Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla told HT that the authenticity of the machine used by AAP in the Assembly is under question. The resolution called for introduction of a standardised procedure where votes polled and counted through EVMs in at least 25 per cent of booths, to be randomly picked up by draw of lots, in each ...

Most Americans say Trump was wrong to fire Comey, poll finds

Watch news , TV and more Yahoo View , available on iOS and Android . "I can assure you we are covered", Mr McCabe told the panel when asked if the FBI needs more money for the investigation. Sanders said the White House would "encourage" the next FBI chief to complete the Russian Federation investigation. They suggested Trump was persuaded to take the step by Justice Department officials and a scathing memo, written by Rosenstein, criticizing the director's role in the Clinton ...

US to send delegation to China's Belt and Road summit

Duterte is also expected to hold bilateral talks with China President Xi Jinping on Monday at the Great Hall of the People. Twenty nine world leaders are taking part in the summit. The high-level delegation including PM Nawaz Sharif, Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, KP CM Pervez Khattak, Balochistan CM Sanaullah Zehri and Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah will attend the two-day One Belt One Road summit in the neighbouring country.

Trump say it's possible he could pick FBI head by next week

Trump confidants say Bannon has been marginalized on major decisions, including Comey's firing, after clashing with Kushner. But Spicer insists that, "the tweet speaks for itself". Spicer also refused to rule out a potential end to White House briefings, which Trump threatened on Twitter on Friday. He said the discussions happened in two phone calls and at a dinner in which Comey was asking to keep his job.

Sarah Paulson Lost It When She Saw Madonna at Met Gala 2017!

The amusing part? The tweet didn't include a photo of Rihanna in her custom Comme des Garçons creation, but instead two photos of Gaga wearing iconic looks from the brand. She promoted the track with performances at the Grammys and Brit Awards, both of which featured political imagery meant to spark debate. The annual event to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City is thrown by Anna Wintour and boasts a different theme every year.

Trump, Putin talk by phone about Syria, North Korea, July G20 summit

On North Korea, the Kremlin said Putin called for restraint and that the two leaders had agreed to work together to make diplomatic progress there too. The US allegations were the result of domestic US political battles, said Putin. No details were given about the possible safe zones, which have always been discussed, but faltered as Bashar al-Assad's regime and assorted groups of rebels, Kurds, Iranian-backed militias, Al-Qaeda and Islamic State fighters have kept-up a bloody war that has ...

Dem: GOP 'looking for a unicorn' on ObamaCare repeal deal

The Society's position is based on the belief that affordable, high-quality health care should be available to all Vermonters and all Americans. Instead of improving upon the progress made by the ACA, the Society believes AHCA will severely reverse those gains, as evidenced by a March 2017 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that found that up to 24 million Americans will lose their health insurance under this plan.

Family's lament for 'beautiful little girl' Evha after theme park death

The girl, who attended Jameah Girls Academy in Leicester, was "dragged under the water by the current", said witnesses. The Splash Canyon, which opened at the theme park in 1993, consists of 21 circular rubber boats that each seat up to six people.

Nirbhaya 'wanted her rapists to be set on fire, not just hanged'

The court passed the verdict while deciding the appeals of the four convicts in the case that had shaken the entire nation's conscience. There should be systematic education of children to ensure how they will give respect to women, Justice Bhanumati said.

Macron and Le Pen seek to widen support ahead of legislative polls

On Tuesday, former Socialist prime minister Manuel Valls - a failed candidate for his party's presidential nomination - said he wanted to run for parliament on Mr Macron's ticket. However, a high number of blank or spoiled votes and unusually low turnout are signs of an electorate dissatisfied with its choices. But for the first time in the country's post-war history, the new president does not have a big party machine behind him, with the two main governing parties, the Republicans and ...

Italy's Padoan says G7 did not discuss trade protectionism

A broader theme not on the written agenda, however, was the desire of foreign leaders to get a better read on Trump's policies, and USA officials desire to make their positions clear. "The U.S. has just concluded an agreement with China". Mnuchin's practice of "speed-dating" (in his own words) other nations' finance ministers also suggests a rising degree of protectionism, pragmatism, and bilateralism in everything USA-related from this point on, which is a huge leap away from the idealistic ...

'Arvind (Kejriwal), Be Afraid Of God': Letter From Kapil Mishra's Mother

I am shocked to see this. He added: "I am on the warpath against those few individuals who are doing corruption". I am an AAP worker. Till some time ago, Mishra had been accusing the BJP of shielding Dikshit and yesterday he alleged that the AAP government tried to protect her.

Local polls boost May five weeks before United Kingdom general election

A comfortable Conservative victory was perhaps inevitable in a county as traditionally blue as Kent, but even Tory chiefs might have been surprised by the magnitude of the landslide - winning 67 of the council's 81 seats. Independence Party, the far-right, anti-immigrant party which pushed for Britain's exit from the European Union, suffered the most. "We know there is an election taking place in the United Kingdom", Ms Margaritis Schinas said on Wednesday.

Rajnath Singh to review security in Maoist-hit states

The strategic anti-Maoist operations command headquarters of the CRPF has been shifted from Kolkata to right into the heart of the Maoist-hit state of Chhattisgarh. The top brass of central paramilitary forces, the Chhattisgarh police, the Indian Air Force (IAF) and state government authorities responsible for the administration in Bastar and other Naxalhit districts of the state will take part in the meeting, they said.

Emmanuel Macron faces new battle

The president-elect is left-leaning - a one-time Socialist party member - and was a senior advisor to Hollande and an economy minister in his government 2014-2016. "I will be a candidate in the presidential majority and I wish to join up to his movement, the Republic on the Move". Despite her defeat, the results also made record for Le Pen's far-right National Front (FN) party.

Comey declines to testify before Senate committee

The broadcaster also reported that former FBI Director James Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" of conversations between him and President Donald Trump, adding that "if there is a tape, there's nothing he is anxious about" that could be on it.

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