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Rosenstein: Comey Routinely 'Usurped' the DOJ

He says he hopes Comey's testimony will answer some of the questions that have arisen since Comey was suddenly dismissed last week by President Donald Trump. President Trump on Friday said his first global trip since taking office has "historic significance" for the USA, departing amid swirling controversy at home over the probe into Russia's interference in the election.

President Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia

After a royal banquet, Trump and the king were to have private talks and participate in a signing ceremony for a number of US-Saudi agreements, including a $100bn deal for Saudi Arabia to buy American arms. But fresh news reports about the Russian Federation investigation surfaced shortly after Mr Trump departed and threatened to overshadow the nine-day trip.

World Leaders Congratulate Macron on French Election Win

With 33.9 percent of the vote, his rival Marine Le Pen garnered the support of more than 10 million voters, a stunning record for her far-right party National Front. Despite the joy and sense of relief many felt in France when the outcome became clear Sunday night, the picture is not all rosy. However, French voters had opted for a "future in Europe rather than in resentful isolation" and delivered "a victory of hope and optimism over fear and reaction", said the newspaper, which has been ...

India Calls for Early Resumption of Israel-Palestine Talks

India, which has traditional ties with the Arab world and has supported the Palestinian cause for decades, established diplomatic relations with Israel in 1992. The two sides signed five agreements to enhance co-operation in the areas of agriculture, sports and youth affairs, health sector, information technology and electronics.

The Russia & Trump Investigation Involves A Possible Cover-Up, Congress Hears

He says he thought that move was appropriate and produced a memo summarizing what he said were his "longstanding concerns" over Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation. Shortly after the New York Times reported was published, Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, asked the head of the committee, Republican Rep.

Afghan officials: 2 killed after gunmen storm bank

Abdul Wali, the governor, told journalists after the attack that all three attackers were killed. An unknown number of attackers struck a bank in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. Aminullah Amarkhail, the province's police chief. He said clashes between the security forces and the insurgents continued for nearly three hours before they were eliminated.

Ex-FBI Director James Comey Hid Among Curtains to Avoid Trump

At times , according to Wittes, that included phone calls from Trump just to "chit-chat". A Washington Post report , citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enforcement investigation into whether Trump's campaign associates coordinated with Russian Federation in an effort to sway the 2016 election.

FBI probe moves into White House, report says

The Times reported on Friday that, in a recent Oval Office meeting with Russian officials, Trump called Comey a "nut job," and said that firing him relieved the "great pressure" he'd been feeling "because of Russia". Chairman Richard Burr noted that the testimony should help to clarify the recent events related to the Russian Federation probe. According to his testimony, Rosenstein said that he learned Trump "intended to remove director Comey and sought my advice and input" on May 8, a ...

Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the probe. "As to Mr. Comey, the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, coming before the committee, if I were Mr. By several senators' accounts, he contradicted Trump's statements that Rosenstein's written criticism of FBI Director James Comey had been a factor in Comey's recent firing by the president.

Trump slammed Michelle Obama for doing something Melania, Ivanka also did

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz greeted him on a red carpet as he stepped off Air Force One, shaking the hand of his wife, Melania, and riding in the USA presidential limousine. Most observers believe the visit will be an overwhelming success because of deep mutual interests on counterterrorism and their respective economies.

China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

One was shot and killed in front of a government building in China, three officials told the Times, saying that was designed as a message to others about working with Washington. The report comes as the US government struggles to deal with documents published by WikiLeaks previous year and investigates ties between President Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, which the USA intelligence community has said tried to infer in the election.

N.Korea fetes scientists behind latest missile launch

BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech USA missile-defense system to guard against North Korean threats.

Assad vows to continue working with Iran after Rouhani win

The Guards hope that a win for Raisi will give them an opportunity to claw back economic and political power lost in Shi'ite Iran's complex theocratic and republican governing structure since 2015, when Iran struck a nuclear deal with world powers that brought it out of global isolation.

Melania, Ivanka Skip Headscarves in Saudi Arabia-Despite Trump Criticism in 2015

He wasn't able to completely escape the storm in Riyadh: at an evening news conference, his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was forced to answer a question about the matter. National oil firm Saudi Aramco said it signed $50 billion of agreements with U.S. firms. While Mrs. Trump dressed conservatively Saturday in a long-sleeved, black pantsuit accented with a wide, gold-colored belt, her below-the-shoulder brown hair blew in the breeze at King Khalid International Airport in the capital ...

USA embassy move would 'end peace process': PLO official

The reunification of Jerusalem was, of course, accomplished in the context of the Six-Day War, and the presidential visit comes in that context as well. As reporters huddled off the House floor questioning GOP lawmakers about the Comey memos, another staunch Trump loyalist, Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, walked by and entered the elevator as he quipped: "Almost sounds like fake news".

Trump welcomed to Saudi Arabia as trouble swirls at home

USA defense company Raytheon will also establish a branch in Saudi Arabia and General Dynamics agreed "to localize design, engineering, manufacturing, and support of armored combat vehicles", the government announced in a press release. President Donald Trump is preparing for a busy day of meetings in Saudi Arabia. Saudi's ruling family grew deeply frustrated with Obama's detente with Iran and his restrained approach on Syria.

What's next for Iran after President Hassan Rouhani's win?

He said Rouhani garnered 23.5 million votes out of 41.2 million ballots cast. Rouhani won a resounding victory in the polls on Saturday. Raisi, 56, and Rouhani, 68, traded charges of graft and brutality on live television with an open vehemence unseen since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Comey to Testify Publicly Before US Senate Intel Committee on Russia Probe

Friday's report quotes Trump calling ousted FBI Director James Comey "crazy" and "a real nut job". US law enforcement uses the term "a person of interest" to mean someone who is part of a criminal investigation but not arrested or formally accused of a crime.

Vladimir Putin congratulates Iran's Hassan Rouhani on re-election

President Rouhani's opposing rival Ebrahim Raeisi garnered 15,452,194 votes, while Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, the other two candidates, have so far received 455,211 and 210,597 votes respectively. "Dr Rouhani will more aggressively pursue his economic agenda - investing in factories, production and absorbing foreign capital", said Dehdilani. "Rouhani will apply his ever-increasing efforts for the dignity of Iran" in his next term, the reformist said.

How the Greens could wield power in a minority government

The Liberals only need one more seat for a majority. "Substantively, it's easier to imagine a deal between the Greens and the NDP - not personality wise, but on substance". Asked about reports of bad blood between the two men, Weaver said that he and Horgan are both "passionate" people. The Green Party won three seats, but is now poised to have disproportionate sway.

Preakness Stakes Morning Betting Odds: Always Dreaming 5/7 to Win 5/20/17

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Trump Spins Yet Another Narrative Onto Comey Firing

In particular, Mr Trump referenced Mr Comey's "poor performance" at a Senate committee hearing the previous week, noting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been forced to adjust the record. Instead of being a popular decision, the firing was met by a tsunami of criticism by Democrats because as FBI director, Comey oversaw the investigation of Russian meddling in the US election and potential ties to Trump's campaign.

Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Report

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General Electric signs $15 bn of Saudi deals, MoUs during Trump visit

On Mr Trump's first trip overseas as president, he will also visit Israel, the Vatican, Italy and Belgium. For a president who campaigned on an "America First" platform, the trip is a crucial moment for US allies to size up Trump's commitment to decades-long partnerships while trying to move behind his previous controversial statements.

Development should not be politicised: PM Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Sharif also pitched "Pakistan's Vision 2025", saying, "It maps Pakistan joining the top 25 economies of the world, leading to upper-middle income country status by 2025". Recognising the importance of social upheaval, the PM said, "Our government realises that focusing only on growth is not enough". He said that not only power supply is priority of the government but it is providing affordable power supply for consumers.

Race for top four: Paul Merson predicts Arsenal and Liverpool fixtures

I want to absolutely make sure that we are in there but after that let's get to 75 points and see what happens". Despite winning six of their last seven games, Arsenal are in fifth place, one point behind fourth placed Liverpool and three adrift of third placed City.

Trump receives Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honor during ceremony

The deal will bring American-made ships, planes and bombs to Saudi Arabia, which is seeking to bolster its regional military prowess. Trump has agreed to a defense cooperation deal with the Saudis, pledging $110 billion effective immediately and up to $350 billion over 10 years.

Saudi King presents Trump with top civilian honour

The itinerary will take Trump to the capitals of three of the great world religions and introduce him to the grueling pace of presidential foreign travel. Although they chose to forgo the headwear, both women were dressed conservatively in long trousers and dresses. She followed the example of her predecessor Michelle Obama, who during a visit to the country in 2015, attended several public events without a headscarf, ABC News reported .

Kate Middleton Wears Blush Dress to Celebrate Sister Pippa Middleton's Wedding

The Duchess of Cambridge let her sister shine on her big day, opting to avoid the crowds and press prior to the ceremony. The gown looked as seamless as the wedding, which featured Prince William and Kate's children, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, in the party.

Rosenstein: Special Counsel Will Ensure Thorough Russia Investigation

Trump possibly revealed classified information to Russian diplomats, and that fired FBI Director James Comey said in a memo that Mr. Trump asked him to drop the FBI investigation into Flynn. "Believe me, there's no collusion". "I wish the president would stop tweeting", said Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) told The Hill , potentially voicing the concerns of other members.

2 future British kings attend Pippa's wedding

Once at the picturesque St. Mark's Church, father and daughter enjoyed a quiet moment before walking in. With the Middleton family home just a few miles away in the village of Bucklebury, the couple and their guests will not have far to travel for the reception, which is reportedly being staged in the grounds of the property.

Senior White House adviser under scrutiny in Russian Federation investigation, Washington Post says

The newspaper cited unnamed sources familiar with the probe as saying a current top White House official has been identified as a "significant person of interest", without disclosing the name of the person. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a member of the Armed Services Committee. "It renewed my confidence that we should have no confidence in this Administration".

Russian Tweet Asks Who Killed DNC Staffer Seth Rich

On Friday , the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom tweeted that "Wikileaks informer Seth Rich murdered in USA but [British mainstream media] was so busy accusing Russian hackers to take notice". Wheeler's contract with the Rich family prohibited him from speaking to the media without authorization, the letter said. The right-wing One America News Network has also fueled the conspiracy, even offering $100,000 for information about Rich's death during a conspiracy-fueled report.

Donald Trump gets warm welcome in Saudi Arabia during first foreign trip

Trump is expected to pledge his respect and support to Saudi leaders, respect to the region, after months of harsh anti-Muslim rhetoric. The global trip is Trump's first since taking office in January. Trump's decision to make his first official trip overseas to Saudi Arabia, followed by Israel, countries which both share his antagonism towards Iran, marks a contrast with Obama's approach.

Massive Fire broke out at GV Mall in Patna

Soon after the fire broke out, the fire department was informed and two fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the fire. "The spread of fire to the petrol pump in the neighbourhood could have wreaked havoc in the area", he added. Mr Modi said, it was a matter of investigation why there was no arrangement for fire fighting and why fire tenders took so much time to reach the spot.