Trump repeatedly tried to compromise Comey, friend says

Mr. Comey publicly confirmed the existence of the investigation in March, telling Congress that his agents were investigating Russian efforts to influence the outcome of the presidential election and whether anyone in the Trump campaign had been involved.

Amid tumult, Trump leaves on first presidential foreign trip

But the political turmoil in Washington over Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey and the simultaneous developments involving allegations of forcing Comey to stop investigating former security adviser Michael Flynn and the appointment of a special counsel to look into the allegations of Russia's interference in the 2016 elections and his presidential campaign's ties to Russian Federation, threatens to overshadow his first overseas trip as President.

Haryana girls outshine boys in Class 12 boards

Firstly, visit the official Website or Click on Above Links. OneIndia wishes HBSE 10th students all the best. . An official had earlier confirmed to NDTV that the class 10 results will be released by the board two days after the release of Class 12 results.

US Complains To Turkey Over Embassy Violence

A State Department official said the Turkish security that was involved appears to be a mix of Turkish embassy and Erdogan security staff. Turkey considers the People's Protection Units, or YPG, a terror organization and an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade-long insurgency against the country.

Ivanka Trump to Take Part in Presidential Trip

Goldenberg, who just returned from the Gulf. Catchphrases aside, many questions remain unanswered. Finally, the president's trip will wrap up in Europe where his shifting pronouncements on Brexit, Nato and the future of the European Union have sown confusion among longstanding allies.

USA accuses Syria of mass executions, cremating bodies

The accusing the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad of killing thousands between 2011 and 2015 and using a crematorium to dispose of their bodies. "Yesterday the USA administration pulled out a new Hollywood screenplay disconnected from reality, accusing the Syrian government of having, according to the administration, built a crematorium at the Saydnaya prison".

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy

Pyongyang defends its weapons programmes as necessary to counter USA hostility and regularly threatens to destroy the United States. North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach.

Why 'Twin Peaks' Was the Least Likely Phenomenon in Television History

It is a rare program that enjoys the popularity of Twin Peaks . A big thing. Looking back 27 years, on the eve of David Lynch's revival of the series for Showtime , it's hard to believe what a big thing it was. The new " Twin Peaks " boom arguably started in 2011 when " Twin Peaks " began streaming on Netflix. And this came along and just kind of like shattered what people knew of television.

European Union divided on Britain's election announcement

She obviously thinks she can get away with it: even if swing voters have doubts about her, they are not about to bolt to the deeply unpopular hard-left Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn . While many specific policy positions have yet to be filled out, both Mrs May and her finance minister, Philip Hammond, gave the first indications on how the party's spending plans on key voter issues such as foreign aid, pensions and tax will look.

Unbowed Le Pen looks ahead to parliamentary elections

Even Bill English, who a year ago would never have thought he'd be leading this country now, has reflected on the French election saying we approached the uncertainty around the world with naive kiwi optimism, that the world wasn't going to turn inward and protectionist, or xenophobic.

North Korea links nuclear advances to hostile U.S. policy

The continued advances in ballistic missile development and the insistence on enhancing its nuclear weapons capabilities has made North Korea a threat to its nearest northern neighbors, China and Russian Federation, not to mention the entire world, insists one U.S.

"Single Greatest Witch Hunt in History" - President Trump

House members and senators said Rosenstein steered clear of specifics in answering questions about his appointment of former FBI director as special counsel but made clear that Mueller has wide latitude to pursue the investigation wherever it leads, potentially including criminal charges.

Trump Rails Against 'Witch Hunt' Amid Special Counsel Appointment

The next day Rosenstein issued the memo to Trump, and Comey was swiftly dismissed. The action was a concession by the Trump administration to Democratic demands for the investigation to be run independently of the Justice Department. If Rosenstein had appointed, say, Rudy Giuliani, no one would be wondering if Trump would try to fire him. The Justice Department on Friday issued a transcript of Rosenstein's remarks.

The Queen Enjoys Her First Night Out In Over A Year

The archduchess and her family hired out the exclusive London venue on Thursday to celebrate her birthday. The Queen , who is rarely seen at restaurants, was wrapped elegantly in a gray paisley shawl over a silver dress. But this wasn't just any basic Birkin Bag-her majesty was seen with a clutch that had what appears to be an image of her sister Princess Margaret (along with her children Lady Sarah Chatto and Earl of Snowdon David Armstrong Jones) on it.

Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

Weiner's brother was the only family in court to watch the former congressman say he "hit bottom" and began therapy. Wearing his wedding ring and a dark blue suit with a maroon tie, Weiner read from a prepared statement after U.S. That inquiry was brief. Many Democrats, including Clinton , have said the timing of the announcement that the investigation had been renewed contributed to her November loss.

Trump says special counsel appointment "hurts our country terribly"

In a rational world, it wouldn't matter because with that much fire elsewhere it would then eliminate any benefit of the doubt that Trump might be given with regard to the intent of his request to Comey to "Let it Go". If Comey does not testify in public anytime soon, then Mueller's appointment is automatically a net win for Trump, regardless of what the eventual outcome here is.

Krauthammer on DNC Slamming Trump Intel Reveal: Hillary Did Much Worse

Smith launched his program by reporting that Trump had revealed classified information to the Russian ambassador and Russian foreign minister during a closed-door meeting at the White House last week. WATCH: H.R. McMaster says he stands by his comments that a Washington Post story about president Trump leaking classified information was false. "Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism".

Newt Gingrich criticizes the media for creating the chaos engulfing Trump

The White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) on Friday pushed back on Trump's threat to cancel future White House briefings, noting that "White House briefings and press conferences provide substantive and symbolic opportunities for journalists to pose questions to officials at the highest levels of the United States government".

Times Square auto suspect 'told police he wanted to kill them all'

Initial tests reportedly came back negative for alcohol but positive for drugs. The crash happened at midday on a hot, clear day that brought large crowds of people into the streets to enjoy the good weather. restaurant and mowing people down before slamming into a pole. "Once I got close enough to him, that's when he proceeded to attack me", said the cab driver, who asked not to be identified.

Area public safety officers take part in fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois

Rooftops of all 15 Dunkin' Donuts locations across the state are being occupied by local law enforcement until 2 p.m. Friday. People that donated got a free donut coupon. This year, for the first time, police officers in Kansas, Ohio, Missouri, Kentucky and Pennsylvania will join officers in IL to support Special Olympics in their own states.

Amber Alert Issued For Boy Abducted By Father In San Francisco

The alert was issued for Makai Bangoura, a one year-old child missing from San Francisco. Police believe the suspect is driving a tan 2000 Toyota Corolla with a California license plate is 5SEY238. Bangoura was reportedly abducted on May 12. They were recently seen in Menlo Park, but police said they could be anywhere. The San Francisco district attorney's office plans a 4 p.m.

June 30 deadline for Aadhaar not to be extended: Govt to SC

Divan, however, pleaded the court to list the case before June 30 so that court could take a call on his plea for interim order restraining Centre from making Aadhaar mandatory. Divan said the petition for interim reliefs were not listed for hearing before the court by the apex court registry. The bench, however, asked him why a second petition was filed if earlier pleas seeking relief were also made.

Vince Staples - Big Fish feat. Juicy J

The clip first finds Staples out at sea on a boat, gently bobbing in the waves while delivering his verses. Big Fish Theory will follow the rapper's highly acclaimed 2015 Summertime '06 record. "I don't think this album was a learning process itself as far as the creation of it", he said. "Often times, music becomes a coping mechanism for people".

Sweden drops 7-year-old rape investigation against Assange

The letter raised developments in the United States since the election of Donald Trump as president, including a speech by CIA director Mike Pompeo describing WikiLeaks as a "hostile intelligence service". The move comes ahead of a Stockholm court's examination of a demand by Assange's lawyers that Sweden drop his European arrest warrant, the BBC reported.

Barkati injured in scuffle during protest by association of mosque committees

Noor -ur Rehman Barkati was an influential figure who owed his clout to the proximity with chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The communication accused Mr. Later Imam Barkati drew flak when he expressed his wish to fight for Pakistan. Imam is the second generation of his family that was created for administrating the Namaaz for the Royal Family.

The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

A Kremlin aide, Mr Yuri Ushakov, later told reporters that Moscow had in its possession a written record of the conversation, not an audio recording. "I wouldn't put much credibility into whatever Putin's notes are", Rubio said on Fox News.

Tories retain control of Leicestershire County Council

Liberal Democrats described early results as "patchy", with the party losing 41 seats and failing to make progress in their targets of Cardiff,
Somerset and Gloucestershire. "I am disappointed at every Labour defeat in the local elections". The Prime Minister sought to fight any complacency among Tories, insisting that she was "taking nothing for granted" when it comes to the General Election on June 8.

2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer

Police opened fire, shooting Teixeira in the hand, abdomen and leg, before arresting him. Prosecutors said a backpack filled with jewelry was conspicuously left at the crime scene. His next hearing is set for 8 June. Dr Bolanos worked at Massachusetts Eye and Ear hospital as a paediatric anaesthetist and was an instructor at the Harvard Medical School.

Jadhav's ICJ case: Govt warns opposition to refrain from comments

The ICJ has not yet ruled on India's main argument that Kulbhushan Jadhav's trial in Pakistan was in violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Access. Earlier, Zakaria said at the weekly press briefing said India was trying to portray Jadhav's case "as a humanitarian issue to divert the world's attention from his role in fomenting terrorism" inside Pakistan.

May 20-26 is National Safe Boating Week

Each year, on average, 700 people die in boating-related accidents, 8 out of every 10 victims were not wearing a life jacket. The National Safe Boating Council is asking all participants to take a picture of themselves in their life jacket while at work and post it to the "Ready, Set, Wear It!" The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is today with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket.

The BC Liberals win a minority government

It appears a single seat may have cost the the B-C Liberals a chance to form a majority government. Election night saw the Liberals' early lead diminish as John Horgan's NDP narrowed the gap by picking up new seats in Metro Vancouver, finishing with 41 seats compared to the Liberals' 43.

Putin blames United States for global cyber attack

The Russian president took a couple of minutes out ahead of bilateral talks with the Chinese President Xi Jinping... to play the piano. Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that Beijing and Russian Federation have played their due role in safeguarding regional and global peace and stability.

New York Times Square crash: Teenage victim named as Alyssa Elsman

Officials are awaiting toxicology results, though Rojas "had glassy eyes, slurred speech, and was unsteady", during his arrest, the complaint said. He said that out of an "abundance of caution", security across key locations around the city will be stepped up and major sites in the city will get additional police coverage from the anti-terror units.

Memo: Trump Discussed Imprisoning Reporters With Comey

Pressure on the White House intensified after Trump fired Comey, who had been leading a federal probe into the matter, and allegations that Trump had asked Comey to end the FBI investigation into ties between Flynn and Russian Federation. "The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller is an overdue but constructive first step in ensuring a proper investigation of Trump Administration ties to Russia and Russian interests occurs within the Department of Justice".

Grassley Seeks Copies of Reported Comey Memos and Possible Trump Tapes

Trump was also asked whether former Connecticut Sen. Comey - whom Trump fired May 9 - wrote a memo memorializing a discussion with the president about Flynn and the FBI's investigation, two sources close to the former FBI director who had seen the memo confirmed to NPR .