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What Would It Actually Take to Impeach Trump?

The contract "Will Donald Trump be impeached in 2017?" saw its popularity skyrocket after reports of a memo written by Comey that said Trump had allegedly asked him to shut down the FBI's inquiry into ties between former NSA Advisor Michael Flynn, national security adviser to Trump, and Russian Federation.

Belt and Road initiative extends to countries apart from Asia, Europe

Yu Jianhua, vice minister of commerce, met with the heads of worldwide organizations, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Monday and signed agreements with them on behalf of the Chinese government.

Trump lands in Israel, prepares to confront thorny Mideast peace politics

Nearby, First Lady Melania Trump and first daughter Ivanka visited the women's area of the wall, one of Judaism's most sacred sites. The geography of the wall, considered Judaism's holiest place of prayer, is fraught with controversy. "I think its an energetic first trip", she says. "People have had enough. But for the first time in many years, and Mr. President, for the first time in my lifetime, I see a real hope for change", he said.

Trump reportedly urged top intel officials to publicly deny collusion with Russian Federation

The Washington Post first reported the story Monday evening, citing current and former officials. The president made "separate appeals" to the directors of national intelligence and the National Security Agency to say no evidence existed, the newspaper reported, citing "current and former officials".

HE also attended Pippa Middleton's wedding!

While a downfall of rain hit just after the ceremony began, the weather cleared as the newlywed couple left the church. William and Kate's son Prince George will act as page boy while their daughter Princess Charlotte will be one of the bridesmaids.

Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

Trump became the first sitting United States president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in Judaism in a highly symbolic move. The moment was an abrupt interruption of an otherwise warm and smooth welcome for Trump to the Holy Land. In Tehran on Monday, Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani ridiculed U.S.

Tributes flow after Manchester attack

Paula Robinson, 48, said she was at the train station next to the arena with her husband when she felt the explosion and saw dozens of teenage girls screaming and running away from arena. Wrote one concert goer on her Facebook wall, Abby Mullen: 'Peoples skin/blood & faces where everywhere including in my hair & on my bag. I'm still finding bits of god knows what in my hair.

Trump denies outing Israel in secrets gaffe with Russians

According to Foreign Policy, Israeli intelligence officers told their US counterparts they are "horrified" about Trump's alleged disclosure of sensitive information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak at the White House.

Kim gleeful as N Korea fires longest-range missile

Will China fully enforce global sanctions on North Korea and back tough new penalties? "This is the longest-range missile North Korea has ever tested [other than space launches]", Jeffrey Lewis, of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the U.S.

Ariana Grande Concert Explosion Victims

Manchester police believe one man carried out the attack, and Reuters reports he died at the scene. "We saw young girls with blood on them, everyone was screaming and people were running", she said. "It is obviously as tight security as anywhere in the States", he said in an interview. Eyewitnesses told local television that the Grande concert was just wrapping up when at least one thunderous explosion could be heard.

Theresa May makes tax U-turn amid falling poll ratings

Dubbed the "dementia tax" by opponents, the proposal had raised concerns that some seniors might see their houses sold off to pay for care, rather than passed on to their descendants. A cap of £72,000 was due to be placed on care costs in England in 2020, but Mrs May has said the limit under her plans was yet to be decided. Survation research gave Theresa May's party a lead of nine percentage points, with the Conservatives dropping 5% to 43% in a week while Labour enjoyed a 5% boost to 34%.

Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

President Trump may have been "exhausted" when he spoke in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, but Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was really knocked out as video shows him nodding off during the 36-minute speech. Trump was also criticized for failing to acknowledge the role Saudi Arabia played in the creation of extremist groups like ISIS. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states yesterday, during a meeting between Ivanka Trump and a group of Saudi ...

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Ariana Grande concert

A spokesman for the USA singer has confirmed she is unharmed. Ambulances and bomb disposal teams rushed to the venue, as anxious family members searched for their loved ones and residents opened their doors to stranded concert-goers after trains were cancelled.

Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and AudioSlave, dies at 52

The rocker was 52. A family friend came upon Cornell's body when he came to check on him around midnight last night. He went to the hotel and discovered him unresponsive on the bathroom floor. "An artist ageing gracefully with his audience, performing for two-and-a-half hours that seem gone in a flash, the 51-year old upped the ante on his 2011 shows adding a cellist and more instruments, and received two standing ovations for his trouble".

Muslim states must join West to eliminate terrorism: Nawaz Sharif

Imran said that Iranian President Hasan Rouhani had tried to connect his country with the rest of the world. He urged Muslim world to unite against the terrorism as the western world, Nawaz Sharif is recently in the Saudi-Trump summit in Saudi Arabia.

Trump's doublespeak in Saudi Arabia

He then went on to say that he stood before them "as a representative of the American People, to deliver a message of friendship and hope". Trump's trip also sparked immediate criticism from Hamas, the Islamist Palestinian group which controls the Gaza Strip, after Trump linked it to terrorism and said peace between Israelis and Palestinians was achievable.

19 dead after suspected explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

Police were called after reports of an explosion at the venue at about 22:35 BST following a pop concert by the United States singer Ariana Grande reports the BBC . The Greater Manchester Police said the incident was being treated as a case of possible terror attack. "This is a major incident targeted at our city", she said.

Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

A raid by police on a gym and sauna in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Sunday evening is being seen by some as the latest evidence of a crackdown on the rights of the country's LGBT population. Homosexual sex is not illegal in the majority of Indonesia, except in the extremely conservative province of Aceh. Sarojini Mutia Irfan, a female university student who witnessed the caning, said it was necessary as a deterrent.

United Kingdom police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

Video from inside the arena showed concertgoers screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons. "This is now being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise", the Greater Manchester Police said on Twitter.

Muslim countries must lead anti-terrorism battle

His comments were echoed by Saudi King Salman, who declared, "The Iranian regime has been the spearhead of global terrorism ". Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, at the start of his first trip overseas as president, has produced a number of statements that run counter to the harsh, anti-Muslim rhetoric from his 2016 campaign.

Fatalities confirmed after 'loud bang' at United Kingdom pop concert

Meanwhile, the NYPD said it is closely monitoring events in Manchester to determine any possible implications for New York City but has not announced any official measures. "It was really scary", Michelle Sullivan, who was attending the concert with her 12- and 15-year-old daughters, told the BBC . They're telling us to wait by the phones.

Witness tells of seeing 'carnage everywhere' after Manchester Arena blast

A Grande label rep told Variety that there were two loud bangs at the concert venue. Emergency services and numerous ambulances were dispatched to the stadium area, where some 20,000 people were on hand to see Grande perform. Ivo Delgado was in line to leave when he, too, heard the bang. - CBS News (@CBSNews) May 22, 2017Video shows chaos inside Manchester Arena after the house lights came on following tonight's Ariana Grande concert.

Mom of twins killed in fire while she bought pot gets jail

She was convicted of Endangering the Welfare of a Child after leaving her two year old twin boys home alone for around an hour and a half last May. She was sentenced Monday in Batavia Town Court. 'There really is no sentence that will bring back these children, ' she said. Ace then indicated she had left to buy marijuana, alcohol, and gum. Ace even ignored calls from her mother to alert her to the fire, according to Cinafrini.

Dems: New documents show Flynn lied to investigators about Russian trips

They said they will "vigorously pursue General Flynn's testimony and his production of any and all pertinent materials pursuant to the Committee's authorities". Flynn's decision comes less than two weeks after the committee issued a subpoena for Flynn's personal documents. Flynn is one of a number of current and former associates of Trump who are at the center of investigations by the FBI and congressional committees.

Iran accuses US of "Iranophobia"

In his speech on Islamic extremism on Sunday, Trump also singled out Tehran as an agent of terrorism. Iran accused the United States on Monday (May 22) of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia" to encourage Arab states to purchase arms, state TV reported.

UK Conservatives lose ground after manifesto launches

A YouGov poll showed her lead had halved to nine points in a week. 13 the number of points which the Tories have over Labour in the latest Opinium Research survey. "If I lose just six seats I will lose this election, and Jeremy Corbyn will be sitting down to negotiate with the presidents, prime ministers and chancellors of Europe", May wrote.

Foster hits out at Corbyn's 'abhorrent' stance over IRA

The controversy followed an interview with broadcaster Sky News over the weekend, where he was asked whether he condemned the IRA. However, she was challenged over Mr Corbyn's long history of support for the IRA, Mr McDonnell opposing the Good Friday Agreement and Diane Abbott declaring support for the paramilitary organisation's defeat of Britain.

A look at Fifth Amendment protections invoked by Flynn

Some lawmakers are insisting on seeing any White House or Federal Bureau of Investigation documents that detail conversations between the two, following a spate of news reports that Comey had kept careful records. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland says Flynn told the investigators during an early 2016 security clearance review that a trip to Moscow was "funded by US companies".

Deaths confirmed at Manchester concert

Ms Khan, who says she was inside the venue when the explosion occurred, told The Independent the bang sent people running. A British Transport Police spokesman said: 'We are aware of an incident at Manchester Arena. It is unclear at this time what has happened, but the singer is said to be OK. "We saw young girls with blood on them, everyone was screaming and people were running", she said.

Backed panel adopts draft treaty banning nuclear weapons

They would also endeavor to prohibit any " stationing , installation or deployment of any nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices" on their territories or in their jurisdictions. Though luring participation by nuclear weapons states remains a long shot, proponents of a ban argue that establishing an global norm against these explosives - as was done with other weapons of mass destruction such as chemical weapons - is the first step in repelling the accepted policy of nuclear ...

Theresa May refuses to admit u-turn on Tory social care plans

Other think tanks with expertise in social care also criticised the proposals. Described over the weekend by the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Alzheimer's Society chief executive Jeremy Hughes as a "dementia tax", Mrs May, defended her party's social care pledges, with the words: "Since my manifesto was published, the proposals have been subject to fake claims made by Jeremy Corbyn".

Michael Flynn Will Decline Senate Subpoena And Invoke Fifth Amendment

A retired lieutenant general, he served as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency from 2012 to 2014. Flynn's lawyers claimed an "escalating public frenzy" against the former aide justified declining the subpoena for his records. Flynn has previously sought immunity from "unfair prosecution" to cooperate with the committee. "We stated that, absent such assurances, General Flynn would respectfully decline your request for an interview and for production of documents".

Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC meets 55 parties today

The meeting saw a debate over the definition of "hacking". It will offer opportunity to political parties to demonstrate that EVM used in recent elections were tampered with or that EVMs can be tampered with even under strict technical and administrative safeguards as applicable during elections, Zaidi said.

Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

Social media users mused that the image, in which Trump touches a globe with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, resembled a scene where villains enact their master plan. On Monday in Jerusalem, he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. "Once again, by his repetitive and baseless claims about Iran, the American president ...

I did not mention Israel to Russian diplomats

Mrs. Netanyahu also pointed to the cameras filming them as she made the comment. As a sign of their personal friendship, Netanyahu frequently referenced Trump by his first name and thanked him for being the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall.

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