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Trump pledges to move quickly on Comey replacement as interviews begin

You just can't make this stuff up, and if you did, people would say you're full of it. When Holt asked Trump if he "actually asked him", Trump replied: "Yes, I said, 'If it's possible, will you let me know if I am under investigation?' He said, 'You are not under investigation'".

Bajrang gives India first gold; women's team finishes second

London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt was present on the sidelines to witness his prodigy win the gold medal. He also added' A gold medal is very important for me. On the women front, Sarita who had to represent India due to the last minute withdrawal of Sakshi Malik did reach the finals but went down to Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan by 6-0.

South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

China said it opposes North Korea's "violation of the (UN) Security Council's resolutions", the foreign ministry said in a statement. "The North is apparently trying to test Moon and see how his North Korea policy as well as policy coordination between the South and the USA will take shape", said Yang Moo-Jin, professor at the University of North Korea Studies in Seoul.

North Korea 'test fires ballistic missile' off west coast

The flight pattern could indicate a new type of missile. David Wright, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that the flight time, if true, would mean the missile has a "considerably longer range" than any of the missiles now in the North's arsenal.

India raises with Canada Justin Trudeau's presence at controversial Khalsa Day event

The Liberals pledged last August to contribute up to 600 troops for peacekeeping, after their election promise to steer Canada back to peace missions after years of limited involvement. "We hope (Canada) will decide now after assessing all they needed to assess". Trudeau's 3 year old son Hadrien came into his office at the Hill Office House of Commons in Ottawa , Canada.

Iraqi forces resume Mosul operation

Since the commencement of the Mosul offensive in mid-October 2016, military operations have displaced more than 473,000 people from Mosul to Anbar, Babil, Baghdad, Diyala, Erbil, Ninewa, Qadisiyah, Salah ad Din, Sulaimaniyah, and Wasit governorates, according to U.S.

Mishra visits CBI office to file complaint against Kejriwal, AAP leaders

According to a media report, Mishra, who was sacked by Kejriwal from him Cabinet and suspended from the primary membership of the party, a couple of days ago, was punched, his clothes torn and slapped repeatedly by the assaulter. "Government officials are sending information to me", Mishra claimed. She went on to say, "Today my son is being blamed for being a BJP agent and you are silent".

Pope Says He'll Seek Common Ground With President Trump, Won't Preach

In everything, it is about faith and it is a handsome thing". In the interview, Pope Francis also reiterated his openness to a personal prelature for the SSPX and voiced skepticism over the alleged, continuing apparitions at Medjugorje, although he clarified that the original apparitions deserve further study.

Pope makes 2 Fatima children saints on centenary of visions

The Holy Father saw the shooting prefigured in a vision of a pope killed by bullets and arrows, given to Fatima visionary Sister Lucia dos Santos, who lived till age 97 in 2005, while her cousins Saints Jacintha and Francisco, canonized yesterday by Francis in Fatima, died in the 1918-19 Spanish flu epidemic.

NKorea missile test a 'threat to global peace'

Before the missile test, the US Treasury said it was considering "every tool in our arsenal" to cut off sources of worldwide financing for illegal activities in the North. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called the launch a message by Pyongyang to South Korea after the election of President Moon Jae-in, who took office on Wednesday.

Pakistan inks China deals worth nearly $500 mil.

The president also announced additional Chinese financing for "Belt and Road" totalling 780 billion yuan ($113 billion). He said China will provide assistance worth 60 billion yuan (USD 8.7 billion) to developing nations and global organizations participating in the Belt and Road initiative to launch more projects to improve people's well-being.

North Korea accuses CIA of 'vicious' plot to kill Kim Jong

The Ministry of State Security alleges the agencies "ideologically corrupted and bribed a North Korean citizen surnamed Kim" to orchestrate the attack - paying him tens of thousands of dollars. The citizen plotted to use "biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance" to kill the North Korean strongman.

Interest builds over Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation pick

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe was also interviewed, despite his repeated willingness to break from the White House explanations of Comey's ouster. O'Connor, president of the FBI Agents Association, said in a statement. Trump has claimed, without evidence, that Comey told him on three separate occasions he is not under investigation.

New Miss USA to be crowned in Las Vegas

Women from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will compete for the opportunity to become the next Miss USA and represent the country in the Miss Universe pageant. The competition airs Sunday from Las Vegas. Inside Edition has your first look at the 51 ladies competing to be the next Miss USA on Sunday. This year's pageant will be co-hosted by Julianna Hough and Terrence J .

Tillerson Unconcerned About Independence in Wake of Comey Firing

Asked about Trump's campaign vow to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, Tillerson said the president is taking "a very deliberative approach". "And my values are those of the country". Fox News anchors Pete Hegseth , Clayton Morris and Abby Huntsman were disgusted by Chuck Todd's treacherous insinuations against Rex Tillerson , who's as straight a shooter as you can get in a politician.

Iran's Rouhani congratulates South Korea's Moon on presidential victory

Ties between South Korea and China, who are important trade partners, have been strained by Seoul's decision to host a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in response to a growing missile threat from North Korea.

North Korea Accuses CIA Of Trying To Assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea is publicly stating that it is going ahead with its nuclear weapons programme, while the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on May 4 said it has "concrete information" that this is indeed the case, and points out that security risks would apply beyond the region.

James Comey declines offer to testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey was leading an FBI investigation of possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign in 2016. "Should have never exonerated her". White House officials keep leaking internal conversations to reporters detailing that they're being ordered not to leak internal conversations to reporters.

Korea challenges South's new leader

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile was sacked early on Sunday morning from near Kusong, in North Phyongan province. He said Sunday's launch - the seventh such firing by North Korea this year - may have been of a new mobile, two-stage liquid-fueled missile North Korea displayed in a huge April 15 military parade.

Macron takes office as French president

Emmanuel Macron, right, met with outgoing president Francois Hollande on Sunday. The 39-year-old Macron is the youngest president in the country's history and the eighth president of France's Fifth Republic, which was created in 1958. He intends to press for the creation of a parliament and budget for the eurozone. He will be Macron's right-hand man, the top official in the Elysee administration and a key political advisor who is typically the main contact point for ministries, parties, ...

Deal Reached For Chinese Market Access For Beef By Mid-Summer

Total authorized natural gas exports from the United States to countries that don't have a US free-trade deal was19.2 billion cubic feet per day as of April 25. pressure on China to use its economic leverage to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons programme. The United States also signaled that it was eager to export more liquefied natural gas, saying China could negotiate any type of contract, including long-term contracts, with US suppliers.

Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile

The launch, at 5:27 am Seoul time (2027 GMT Saturday), came two weeks after North Korea fired a missile that disintegrated minutes into flight, marking its fourth consecutive failure since March. anti-missile defense system aimed at defending against North Korea, but which China sees as a threat to its security. The statement says the US maintains its "ironclad commitment" to stand with its allies in the face of the serious threat posed by North Korea.

Nick Harrington Suspended From Warwick District Council Following Offensive Tweet About Ireland

The Warwick District Councillor appeared to be responding to Ireland giving the United Kingdom "nul points" during last night's Eurovision. You can keep your f-king gypsies. They said: "Surrey Police have received numerous tweets in relation to Councillor Nick Harrington, the relevant Police force have been made aware".

Federal Bureau of Investigation row: Trump warns Comey over leaks to media

President Trump also has since shifted the administration's account of what led to the firing, telling NBC News that he would have fired Comey regardless of any recommendation, after officials pointed to Rosenstein's memo as the driving force.

President Trump Says He Could Pick New FBI Director By Next Week

A little later, he said: "The tweet speaks for itself". Others close to Comey told reporters Trump used a dinner meeting to demand Comey's loyalty . President Donald Trump on Friday ratcheted-up the rhetoric against fired FBI Director James Comey, issuing a warning via Twitter to Comey that he shouldn't leak information to the media.

Trump says he's committed to helping solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict

In his joint press conference with Netanyahu back in February, Trump , when asked whether he favored a one- or two-state solution, said he is "happy with the one that both parties like", a departure from over a decade of previous USA policy.

See America's top 10 baby names for 2016

Every year, the Administration releases a list of the top 1,000 names parents have chosen to name their children, and in 2016, the name Donald dropped from the 443rd spot to 488. The name has been decreasing in popularity since 2000. It's one reason few parents name their children after politicians. "In part, we just want to avoid controversy in picking names".

Discrimination against Arabs grows as Israel revives Jewish state

The legislation still has to pass through the Justice Ministry and wind its way through parliament. But the cabinet-level step - two weeks before a visit by U.S. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said late last month that Ahmed Dawabshe was not eligible for compensation because he does not qualify as a terror victim, the law does not apply to Palestinians and that there was no request on file for such compensation.

Palestinians concerned over Trump's Mideast peace vision

Netanyahu told Fox News last month. In a joint news conference with Abbas, Trump said that attaining peace in the bitter conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians may not be "as hard as people have thought". In recent weeks alone, Breitbart Jerusalem has documented several examples of the PA's attempts to incite violence against Israel through its official media and educational mediums.

Conservatives open up record lead - ICM poll

The party gained control of 11 councils for a total of 28 and added 559 new councilors across England, Scotland and Wales. Conservatives have made historic advances in local elections across the United Kingdom, gaining more than 500 councillors, winning tightly-fought battles for elected mayors in the West Midlands and Tees Valley and forcing Labour into third place in its former stronghold of Scotland.

My first 100 days are 'just about the most successful' in

The president noted he was the first president in modern political era to confirm a Supreme Court Justice in his first 100 days with the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch early April. But not all the initiatives have been unqualified success - Trump's travel ban, which was listed, is now stalled in the court system. Brendan Fischer, CLC's director of federal programs, added that Pentagon rules "appear to prohibit McMaster from appearing in Trump's campaign ad [in uniform], ...

Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon

He said in an interview on Thursday with NBC News that Comey gave him this assurance during the White House dinner and in two phone conversations. Seeking to bolster Trump's case that he has had no concealed dealings with Russia, his lawyers said in a letter released by the White House on Friday that a review of Trump's tax returns from the past 10 years showed no income from Russian sources outside of a few exceptions, and indicated he did not owe money to Russian lenders.

French ex-prime minister Valls offers to back Macron in June elections

The defection highlights the disarray in the Socialist party, whose candidate Benoit Hamon attracted just six percent of votes in the first round of the presidential election. Mr Macron, who won the second round of France's presidential contest on Sunday with 66.1 per cent of the vote, needs to quickly transform his political movement into a vehicle capable of winning a majority or at least garnering enough seats in Parliament to govern or form a coalition.

Mexican activist who searched for disappeared is slain

Rodriguez had been one of the founders of a group of families searching for their loved ones. The statement denied reports that a man blamed by Rodriguez for her daughter's slaying was free following a prison escape. "Mexico has become a very unsafe place for those who have the courage to devote their lives to search for missing persons", said Erika Guevara Rosas, Amnesty International director for the Americas, according to Reuters, referring to the latest tragedy.

United Nations hopes Trump will preach human rights to Duterte Featured

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday suggested he might be too busy to take up President Trump's White House invite, which had drawn a flood of human-rights concerns. It would be wrong to assume Trump isn't raising human rights "because we don't put out statements chastising leaders at every call", Spicer said. Reince Priebus, the chief of staff at the White House also reiterated in the Sunday morning television shows that the objective of the visit would be purely North Korea.