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Trump Sends Chilling Twitter Warning to Comey

Mr McCabe, giving evidence to Congress in place of his fired boss, told legislators that the counter-intelligence investigation dismissed by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders as "one of the smallest things" on the FBI's plate was actually "highly significant".

North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a newly developed mid-to-long range missile test on Sunday, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un and aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". Trump's national security adviser, HR McMaster, had phone conversations with his counterparts in Japan and South Korea to discuss the situation. The statement says the US maintains its "ironclad commitment" to stand with its allies in the face of the serious ...

North Korea missile test posed no threat to Russia: Russian defense minister

Moon won Tuesday's election on a platform of a moderate approach to North Korea and has said he would be willing to go to Pyongyang under the right circumstances, arguing dialogue must be used in parallel with sanctions. The USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft supercarrier, is also engaging with South Korean navy ships in waters off the Korean Peninsula, according to Seoul's Defense Ministry.

With book, Ivanka Trump must walk complicated ethical line

This kind of scrutiny has long dogged Ivanka, who has spent most of her professional career working in her father's real estate company and then on his reality TV show. Five days later, the White House announced her decision to accept a role as an employee of the White House. There are plenty of snaps of Ivanka with her three kids - Arabella , Joseph and Theodore - alongside photos of her going about her daily business engagements.

Serena Williams hints she is pregnant

Her representative also confirmed to Reuters that Williams would not be playing any professional tennis for the remainder of this year but that she's looking forward to returning to the game in 2018. She holds 39 major titles, the most amongst active players. That made her the first mother to win a major singles title since Evonne Goolagong Cawley at Wimbledon in 1980, setting the stage for a final act that included two more grand slam titles and a return to the No1 ranking.

Global cyber attack hits systems in 150 countries

And more local computer systems are expected to be hit. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday night ordered his homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, to convene an "emergency meeting" to assess the threat posed by the global attack, a senior administration official told Reuters.

Kejriwal's PS summoned by ACB in tanker scam

Earlier, Mishra submitted documents related to the tanker scam to the ACB, while saying that he also apprised the agency about the misuse of the money by the Delhi government. He is now hospitalised after he fainted during a press conference in which he revealed purported details of alleged financial irregularities committed by the Aam Aadmi Party for its donations.

E girl raped by 3 men in moving car

As she reached near her house, she was dragged by three men into their Swift vehicle. "As per her statement, she went to Connaught Place on Saturday night and watched a movie and had some drinks in a pub with her friend named, Lohit". She was sent for a medical examination the same day, whose report is awaited. An FIR was lodged against three unknown people, under sections 365 (kidnapping or abducting with intent to secretly and wrongfully confine person), 376D (gang rape) and 506 ...

Senator says AG shouldn't question Federal Bureau of Investigation aspirants

Meanwhile, questions continue to swirl around Trump's dismissal of Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into Trump campaign aides' contacts with Russian Federation and whether there was any collusion in the alleged meddling of the 2016 USA election by Moscow.

ICJ president seeks Pak's cooperation in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced that it will hold the proceedings launched by India against Pakistan in the Kulbhushan Jadhav issue on May 15 . According to reports furnished in Indian media, the ICJ has stayed Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence. Jadhav, 46, was given death sentence last month by the Field General Court Martial in Pakistan, evoking a sharp reaction in India which warned Pakistan of consequences and damage to bilateral ties if the "pre-meditated ...

5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix

But when contact between the McLaren of Stoffel Vandoorne and the Williams of Felipe Massa left the former stranded in the gravel on lap 33, Hamilton used the resulting virtual safety auto period to make his final stop. "At the end I was able to manage the soft tires". Both Raikkonen and Verstappen were unable to continue, and while Bottas solidered on - indeed he played a crucial role in assisting Hamilton's victory by holding Vettel up in the opening phase of the race - he later ...

Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

At least eight candidates have been interviewed for the post, which was vacated when Trump fired Comey last week. When CNN's Jake Tapper asked if he meant "internally from the president?" One leading contender is Sen. "We can make a fast decision", Trump told reporters Saturday aboard Air Force One before flying to Lynchburg, Virginia to deliver a commencement address at Liberty University.

200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states - Europol

The hackers remain anonymous for now, but it appears that they are amateurs. "Seeing a large telco like Telefonica get hit is going to get everybody anxious", said Chris Wysopal, chief technology officer with cyber security firm Veracode.

Iraq, US in Talks to Keep American Troops After ISIS Fight

Since the US combat mission ended in 2014, Afghan forces have managed to secure control just over 60 percent of the country. The Iraqi army said on 30 April that it aimed to complete the battle for Mosul, the largest city to have fallen under Daesh control in both Iraq and Syria, by the end of this month.

South Korea's Moon says willing to go to North

In his first key appointments, Moon named two liberal veterans with ties to the 2000s "Sunshine Policy" of engagement with North Korea to the posts of prime minister and spy chief. Relations between China and South Korea have worsened since the United States and South Korea jointly announced the deployment of the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system on July 8, 2016.

White House denies Comey loyalty pledge — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking

In a weird interview taped hours after introducing the idea of scrapping the briefing altogether, Trump said he was serious about the possibility to "just don't have them". "I just find it one of the most astonishing weeks that I've ever covered in this town." We don't have them. "Every step he's taken this week has cut into the credibility of this White House, the trust of the people inside the White House, and clearly I think the trust that the American people pay to this President and to ...

Canadian security strategist has tips on how to avoid a cyberattack

It is not yet clear if any country in the Middle East region has been a victim of the latest cyber-attacks. Hackers are threatening the users that if they do not pay within the set deadline they will delete all the files on the users' systems, however, governments are asking the citizens not to pay the ransom, as it would encourage the hackers to go for more such attacks.

Macron fully supports Paris Olympic bid in talk with Bach

Paris 2024 leaders are confident they have found a strong ally in France's new president Emmanuel Macron. With just one swimming pool and an Olympic Village to build, the renovation of the transport system being planned for 2022, Paris 2024 claim they are 95 percent equipped to host a third Games after 1900 and 1924.

Nawaz, Erdogan discuss bilateral relations

Both the leaders showed committed to further enhancing bilateral relations by increasing cooperation in multiple spheres. Pakistan values its friendship with Turkey, said PM Nawaz. He invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit Belarus. Nawaz Sharif recalled the fond memories of his official visit to Belarus previous year and said the camaraderie between the two leaders was the foundation of a strong Pak-Belarus relationship.

Israel cuts million dollar funding to United Nations over critical resolution

Despite the organization recognizing that the city is holy to adherents of the three Abrahamaic religions, Christianity, Islam and Judaism, the resolution slammed Israel for conducting archaeological projects in east Jerusalem and in the Old City, saying that "it is illegal under global law".

Parisians react to first round, mull Le Pen's chances

Voters rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades in favor of Le Pen and the untested Macron , who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just previous year. The odds are stacked against Le Pen in her underdog race against clear favorite Macron , whom polling suggests would win the May 7 final-round vote by some 20 percentage points.

Europol director sees 'escalating' cyber threat

The attack is a virus that locks people out of their computer files until they pay a ransom to the hackers. Meanwhile health authorities are racing to upgrade security software amid fears hackers could exploit the same vulnerability with a new virus.

Strike threat as nurses edge towards 'summer of protest'

A consultative ballot of members of the Royal College of Nursing showed that a majority were in favour of strike action - but the turnout was too low for a formal ballot to be held. Meanwhile, a recent Freedom of Information request submitted to health trusts by the RCN reveal that one in nine posts are now unfilled - a figure that amounts to about 40,000 positions across the United Kingdom.

Europol warns of further cyberattacks on Monday morning

The attack has so far hit more than 100,000 computers in at least 150 countries. The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisations, along with computer networks of companies and municipalities in dozens of other countries.

Let Me Help Palestinians Sign Final Agreement With Israel, Trump Tells Abbas

In an earlier photo opportunity, Trump acknowledged that the conflict has been "going on a long time". When the two leaders delivered a joint statement in front of the cameras, Trump recalled how Abbas signed the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn 24 years ago, "an agreement which laid the foundations for peace ".

Texas Police Gun Down Unarmed Black Teen

Balch Springs, Texas , Police Officer Roy Oliver was sacked Tuesday after fatally shooting 15-year-old Jordan Edwards Saturday night as the teen was leaving a party, the Dallas News reports . In fact, the vehicle was moving forward when officers approached. "They witnessed firsthand his violent, senseless, murder", Jordan's family said in a statement before Oliver's firing.

CPEC should not be politicised, says Nawaz Sharif

The decision has been taken on the ground of sovereignty as India considers POK its part. The two-day summit sees state leaders and global delegates meet for the first time to discuss China's Belt and Road initiative, which aims to boost trade through a trillion dollars' worth of investment in roads, ports and other infrastructure links stretching from Asia to Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Central Intelligence Agency in Kim Jong Un Assassination Attempt, Claim DPRK

The North's Ministry of State Security released a statement saying "the last-ditch effort" of USA "imperialists" and the South had gone "beyond the limits". No explanation was offered as to how the supposed plot was foiled, or what happened to the North Korean citizen who was allegedly involved. Tillerson said the Trump administration had been "leaning hard into China.to test their willingness to use their influence, their engagement with the regime".

Philippe Coutinho: 'I know nothing of Barcelona interest'

The latest reports have claimed the Brazilian has agreed a move to Barcelona although Liverpool reportedly want a massive €90 million for his services. "What I have to do is focus on playing because it's my agent that resolves these things". " Liverpool is a great club and we have to put Liverpool back in the Champions League".

Poll gives Conservatives big lead ahead of June election

Of the eight taking part in the group, only one was certain to vote Labour , with two backing the Tories, one the Lib Dems and the others now undecided. "At one point, Theresa May was gathering so much momentum that it looked like the Tories would smash the record held by Margaret Thatcher and secure 405 seats".

Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) & Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS)

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Emerson Electric from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $71.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 14th. (NYSE:EMR) by 0.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. EPS growth for this year is -33.90% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 10.50%.

China boosts Silk Road Fund's capital to meet enormous funding demand

Created to finance the Belt and Road Initiative, the Silk Road Fund was founded in December 2014 and is jointly backed by China's foreign exchange reserves, China Investment Corp., Export-Import Bank of China and China Development Bank. "What we hope to achieve is a new model of win-win cooperation". Making a U-turn from its earlier position, the USA also sent a delegation led by Matt Pottinger, special assistant to the president and senior director for Asia at the National Security Council, ...

All countries should respect each others' sovereignty, says Xi

During a visit to Moscow in May 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping signed an agreement with Putin on aligning the Belt and Road Initiative with the EEU, which now groups Russia , Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia. While CPEC is highlighted as "flagship project", the B&R included Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor, New Eurasian Land Bridge, China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, China-Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor and 21st century Maritime ...

Trump's 'Very Friendly' Conversation with Duterte Stuns Allies and Critics alike

A US -based human rights group says President Donald Trump should seek accountability and not offer to roll out the White House red carpet for Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, who the group accuses of being a mass murder "mastermind" amid the thousands of deaths in his anti-drug crackdown.

Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation opens in Beijing

Addressing the opening ceremony, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China will pour an additional 100 billion CNY (14.5 billion USD) into the Belt and Road initiative. To provide more funding for Belt and Road cooperation, China will also encourage financial institutions to conduct overseas yuan fund business with an estimated amount of about 300 billion yuan, Xi said.