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Rouhani set to win Iran presidential polls

The election is seen as a verdict on Rouhani's policy of opening up Iran to the world and his efforts to revive the economy. We won. We did not yield to pressure. The result also delivers a setback to the Revolutionary Guards, the powerful security force that controls a vast industrial empire in Iran. Election officials said the extensions to voting hours were due to "requests" and the "enthusiastic participation of people".

John McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador out of US

A USA official said Thursday that wasn't the case. "Customary worldwide law affords heads of state and members of their entourage with inviolability from arrest and detention", a State Department official told ABC News. Eleven people were injured, including a police officer , and nine were taken to a hospital, the police chief, Peter Newsham, said at a news conference Wednesday.

Melania Trump foregoes headscarf on Saudi Arabia trip

The medal, given to Mr Trump for his efforts to strengthen ties in the region, has also been bestowed on Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Theresa May and Mr Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama. A few hours later, Trump tweeted for the first time on worldwide soil as president, writing "Great to be in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia". Trump and the 81-year-old Salman were seen in friendly conversation inside the Royal Terminal at the airport just after Trump touched down.

Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved 'Great Pressure'

He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to the report . Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said, "I can't confirm or deny the existence or nonexistence of investigations or targets of investigations". The Flynn Intel Group was paid for research on Fethullah Gulen, a cleric who Turkey's current president believes was responsible for a coup attempt last summer.

Pres. Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

Comey's highly-anticipated testimony, which will be slated after the Memorial Day congressional recess, comes after he was sacked by Trump May 9 amid a mounting investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election and possible ties between Trump campaign associates and the country.

Arsenal Must Not Underestimate Europa League, Says Petr Cech

An opportunity to compete with Europe's elite clubs beckons and Firmino will inevitably be working hard to ensure he is able to help his teammates out and fulfil the primary target that was set out for them at the beginning of the season. "We could not decide until now, but he feels good and he feels comfortable". Klopp remains hopeful forward Roberto Firmino will recover from the muscle problem which forced him to miss last weekend's emphatic win at West Ham in order to face Middlesbrough ...

Steve Morison fires Millwall past Bradford and into the Championship

Bradford started the second period in the same vein with a Meredith shot deflected and Rory McArdle heading over from McMahon's free-kick but Millwall had their first clear sight of goal when Gregory split the Bantams defence and Wallace drove wide with only Colin Doyle to beat.

JIT will investigate whereabouts of Sharifs' assets: Imran Khan

He said that Nawaz Sharif should be asked as who was his business partner in India. He lamented that the country is being ruled by companies owned by influential political families. Sheikh Rachid and Jahangir Tareen were accompanying Imran Khan. Separate enclosures for male and female workers have been arranged at the venue. Jehangir Tareen, in his address with participants, said the rulers have only filled their pockets to this date.

Yemeni Missile Hits Riyadh ahead of Trump Visit

President Donald Trump was expected in Riyadh at the start of his first foreign trip since taking office in January. The Houthis launched a Burkan-1 missile, a statement by their official news agency said. Houthi rebels ousted President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and seized control of northern Yemen in September 2014. National oil giant Saudi Aramco expects to sign $50 billion of deals with US companies on Saturday, part of a drive to diversify the kingdom's economy beyond oil exports, ...

UPA hired Pak's ICJ lawyer to represent India in 2004: BJP

The Congress-led UPA government had changed the legal team representing India in the arbitration case against the USA firm over the controversial Dabhol power project, he said. Rao named Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and Mani Shankar Aiyar as instances of Congress leaders allegedly speaking in support of Pakistan. Meanwhile, Pakistan Foreign Office, criticised for its "poor handling" of the case and for its choice of Britain-based Khawar Qureshi as counsel, appointed Attorney General ...

Saudis swoon as Ivanka Trump trends on Twitter in the Kingdom

The two men are at odds on everything from climate change to refugee policy, although the pontiff says he will give America's bullish leader an open-minded hearing. Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets with U.S. President Donald Trump during a reception ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , May 20, 2017.

Trump Shared Relief Over Comey Firing During Meeting With Russian Officials

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced a hearing next week for Comey to testify, but he did so before he had even made contact with Comey, and it's unlikely Comey plans to attend next week. That meeting took place the day after Comey's firing. When Trump, as president-elect, took a phone call in December from the president of Taiwan-suggesting the incoming commander in chief might abandon the longstanding, Beijing-preferred "One China" policy-Kushner successfully pushed for ...

Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'

It immediately escalated the legal stakes - and the potential political damage - for a president who has tried to dismiss the matter as partisan witch hunt and a "hoax". His appointment raises the stakes dramatically on the long-simmering allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election and had connections with members of the Trump campaign.

Information Trump shared with Russians came from Israel, official says

Trump's disclosure of the information threatened to fray that partnership and piled pressure on the White House to explain the apparently on-the-spot decision to reveal the information to Russian diplomats in a meeting last week. A USA official who confirmed the disclosure to The Associated Press said the revelation potentially put the source at risk. The White House was already reeling from its botched handling of Trump's decision last week to fire James Comey, the FBI director who was ...

Immigration officers detain man whose prison term was cut

As The Colorado Independent has previously reported, sheriffs in all 64 of Colorado's counties agree not to hold inmates for ICE. U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement said Thursday that it took custody of Rene Lima-Marin, 38, after he was released from prison Wednesday.

Immigration agency detains man whose prison term was cut

The Colorado Department of Corrections said in a statement that Lima-Marin had been moved from the Fremont Correctional Facility in CaƱon City to the Denver Reception and Diagnostic Center in preparation for his release, and that a Criminal Justice Information Services review determined he might have an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer.

Pressure mounts on Trump as Comey agrees to testify

The development will come as blow to White House efforts to dampen down interest in the Russian Federation investigation as Mr Trump jetted off to Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip as president. Officials said it had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation. Another on the condition of anonymity confirmed the quotes from the said document.

Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe

He made the same comments to reporters at the White House alongside Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, again insisting there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow. Before Bush traveled, his White House chief of staff would carve out extensive time for senior directors on the National Security Council and other experts to tutor the president.

Pirated, outdated operating systems contributes in global ransomware attack

Microsoft had released in March a patch to fix the flaw exploited this week, but many computers, particularly older systems or devices that hadn't been updated , remained vulnerable. "I hope that if another attack occurs, the damage will be a lot less". To the editor: If Microsoft were a vehicle company and released a defective product, there would be mandatory recalls of almost 20-year-old systems and millions of dollars in fines.

US, Israeli Spies Upset That Trump Shared Intel With Russia

The report follows another article earlier this week that said Israeli intelligence officers were "boiling mad and demanding answers" over Trump's disclosure, which came during an Oval Office meeting with two Russian diplomats last week . "He wasn't briefed on the source". The official said the administration considers its discussions with both the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority to be promising, with the Palestinians in particular agreeing to talk without preconditions.

Mueller taking on new challenge after heading FBI on 9/11

A week later was September 11. Former FBI director Robert Mueller , 72, served as just-fired James Comey's predecessor, heading the agency for 12 years in the wake of the nation's worst terror attack. Instead, "we had to focus on long-term, strategic change". "While we remain committed to our other important national security and law enforcement responsibilities, the prevention of terrorism takes precedence in our thinking and planning; in our hiring and staffing; in our training and ...

Comey believes Trump was trying to influence him

Unlike Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel appointed by a three-judge panel to investigate Bill and Hillary Clinton's real estate holdings in the 1990s, Mueller depends on the Justice Department for funding and he reports to Rosenstein, who was appointed by Trump.

American Teenager Dies After Drinking Excessive Caffeine

However, they said he had ingested a Diet Mountain Dew a little time consuming that energy drink. The US Food and Drug Administration recommends that adults consume no more than 400 mg of caffeine per day, which is equivalent to four or five cups of coffee.

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

No. Next question", said Trump. Comey agreed on Friday to testify before the intelligence panel, which is conducting an investigation into Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, as well as possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

Donald Trump urged to shut down White House press room

Timothy Simons said the unnamed official "has GOTTA be" Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and one of his senior advisors. And in Rome, she will take part in a discussion about human trafficking with the Community of Sant'Egidio, an aid group with ties to the Vatican.

North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

All 15 members of the Security Council including North Korea's closest ally China called the launch a violation of United Nations sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. Regarding the May 14 launch of the missile, the official Korean Central News Agency claimed: "It also verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst reentry situation and accurate performance of a detonation system".

Trump Told Russians "Nut Job" Comey Was Fired to Ease Pressure

Even his enemies, Trump declared, recognize his innocence. During the meeting - in which Trump allegedly revealed classified information provided by Israel - the president reportedly said Comey's firing a day earlier had had relieved him of "great pressure" over his ties to Russian Federation.

Trump's Saudi Arabia speech will reportedly urge unity against radical Islam

When Roula Allouch, chair of the national board of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, heard that announcement, she says she rolled her eyes. Saudis, at least at the official level, appear eager to move past the Obama administration's focus on human rights, including its frequent talk of promoting the standing of women in a kingdom where their ability to vote, run for office, own property, travel and even drive is less than that of men.

Investigation launched into whether White House officials covered up Russian meddling

Former FBI director James Comey, who was sacked by Donald Trump amid an agency probe into alleged Russian meddling in the United States election, has agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee at a public hearing. It took place the day after the Comey firing. The Post also reported that while the initial investigation was into coordination between Trump officials and Russian Federation, sources said it has expanded to include potential financial crimes committed by those ...

Trump complains of 'witch hunt' Russian Federation probe in paranoid tweets

In a statement released by the White House the president said , "As I have stated many times , a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity". The longest-serving Federal Bureau of Investigation director since Hoover, Mueller, who was appointed by former president George W. Bush, has a history with Comey, who succeeded him.

Irish Prime Minister steps down as leader of ruling Fine Gael party

The electoral college of the Fine Gael parliamentary party, county councillors, and party members will prepare to choose a new leader to be announced on 2 June. Under Fine Gael rules this timeline would facilitate a two-and-a-half week contest, with voting taking place over the bank holiday weekend. I have been honoured to serve as Minister for Finance since March 2011 and have introduced 6 annual budgets and one supplementary budget .

Saudi Arabia pulls out all stops for Trump visit

Saudi Arabia is hosting a summit between visiting US President Donald Trump and Muslim leaders from around the world. The rally, which took place ahead of President Donald Trump's expected arrival Saturday, is part of an effort by the Saudi government to convey a message of tolerance from the kingdom, a key theme of the official visit.

14 injured in five grenade attacks in Pakistan

A schoolboy and a watchman were injured the attack whereas the insurgents fled the scene following the incident. A total of 12 other people were injured when militants threw hand grenades at two houses in the district. In another Shabqadar area of Zarif Kor, a school was attacked that left a student and a security guard wounded. The injured were shifted to CMH for medical treatment.

British serial killer Ian Brady dies in psychiatric hospital at 79

Hindley and Brady were caught after involving Hindley's brother-in-law David Smith in the murder of Edward Evans in October 1965. The Labour peer secretly visited Ashworth Hospital and held a five-hour conversation with Brady in a bid to persuade him to lead police to Keith's body.

Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

But in an earlier email from her office to senior SNP ministers and civil servants, she called a report advising Scotland against joining the EFTA a "very good, extremely well-written paper", according to the Telegraph. Scottish Conservative deputy leader Jackson Carlaw accused the First Minister of having a "changing" position on Europe. Ms Sturgeon added: "When we come to an independence referendum - if we come to an independence referendum - these issues will be subject to the greatest ...

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