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Rosenstein Tells Senate He Knew of Comey Firing Before He Wrote Memo

But Rubio differed with Graham on whether Mueller's investigation would hinder ongoing probes into the matter by the Senate and House intelligence committees. Two days later, in a May 11 interview with NBC, Trump contradicted his own spokesmen and said he'd chose to fire Comey "regardless of the recommendation" of Rosenstein. Lire la suite »

ICJ has no jurisdiction over Pakistan's national matters: FO

Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj tweeted , "The ICJ order has come as a great relief to the family of Kulbhushan Jadhav and people of India". The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has stayed the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of espionage and subversive activities. Lire la suite »

Marla Maples rushes to New York's Times Square after crash


The crash occurred near the headquarters of the Reuters news agency, 3 Times Square. Rojas traveled on the sidewalk for three blocks, striking an 18-year-old woman who died of her injuries. Rojas told the officers he beat the cab driver because the driver said he owed him $162 and disrespected him. "People just got stunned", said Bruno Carvalho, a student at SUNY Albany. Lire la suite »

BC election exposed a polarized province

Despite boasting about B.C. having Canada's strongest economy and four balanced budgets - true - Clark's Liberals lost four cabinet ministers, her popular vote dropped and a comfortable majority turned into a minority. British Columbia is home to numerous pending LNG export terminals whose fates have now become uncertain, such as one $27 billion project of Malaysia's Petronas for which NDP leader John Horgan has expressed reservations. Lire la suite »

Russia Warns Against The Intimidation Of North Korea


The bad news is that North Korea would always be able to use a missile like the Hwasong-12 as a shorter-range strike system in a pinch if needed by "lofting", i.e., firing the missile at a sharp angle to reduce its range, as it does during testing. Lire la suite »

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns West to 'stop intimidating North Korea'


This set of photos carried by North Korea's main newspaper Rodong Sinmun on May 15, 2017, shows a new North Korean mid-to-long-range ballistic missile, called the Hwasong-12, which was launched a day earlier. But on Tuesday, a North Korean diplomat defended its recent missile test-launch, telling the UN Conference on Disarmament it was a legitimate act of self-defence under global law. Lire la suite »

North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral


That statement from North Korea's state media was a paraphrase of President Kim's celebratory remarks after his country launched a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. "Our most basic stance is that communication lines between South and North Korea should open", Lee Duk-haeng, a spokesman for the South's unification ministry, told reporters. Lire la suite »

Trump labels Russian Federation inquiry 'witch hunt'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has told senators that he knew FBI Director James Comey was going to be fired even before he wrote a memo that provided a basis for Comey's dismissal. Given his background having served under Republican President George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama, Mueller is probably the one individual who could generate the kind of bipartisan trust in Washington that this process demands. Lire la suite »

Trump denies asking Comey to stop Flynn probe

We recently asked you to support our journalism. The New York Times , which broke the memo story this week, said Trump told Comey, according to his memo, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. Mr Trump said on national television last week that the Russian investigation, which he says is an attempt by Democrats to save face following an embarrassing electoral defeat, was a consideration in making the decision to can Mr Comey. Lire la suite »

Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiation process

As for the energy sector, a south Louisiana executive noted at a recent trade conference the importance of exporting the state's oil and gas expertise and technology. Q. Why start the clock running now? American wheat imports began surging in Mexico after NAFTA, and Mexico is now the largest buyer of American wheat. Lire la suite »

Hyderabad police arrest 6 people for trying to blackmail Baahubali producers


Reportedly, six people were trying to extort money from Karan Johar [who distributed the Hindi version of Baahubali ] along with the other producers of the film for an alleged sum of Rs. The producers kept up talking with him while informing the police. While Mehta was arrested in Hyderabad on May 11, he revealed the names of three other accomplices - Jitender Mehta, Taufiq and Mohammad Ali - who were arrested in Delhi on May 12. Lire la suite »

Feds say 83 gang leaders, members arrested in 5-state raid


Arrests were also made in Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and NY. Gang members are tied to at least seven killings and multiple shootings. A Western North Carolina grand jury has indicted 83 suspected gang members on dozens of charges, according to a release from the US attorney's office. Lire la suite »

Trump Lashes Out Over Russia Special Counsel

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives still have committees conducting their own probes into whether Trump campaign advisers conspired with Russian operatives to influence the 2016 U.S. But he expressed more resentment Thursday in his tweets. This is only the second time the Justice Department has appointed a special counsel , the first being in 1999 when the law which created the position took effect. Lire la suite »

South Dakotans debate over changes to the American Health Care Act


The Senate will have their chance to change the bill, improve the bill. "But very importantly, it is a great plan and ultimately that's what it's all about", Mr. We speak with Margarida Jorge, co-executive director of Health Care for America Now and Health Care for America Now Education Fund, and Monica Simpson, executive director of SisterSong, a women of color reproductive health collective. Lire la suite »

US, Turkey spar over Erdogan visit violence, Kurdish support


USA officials have condemned Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's bodyguards after they roughed up protestors outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington DC. The US State Department condemned the Turkish officials' behavior. "The Metropolitan Police Department made two arrests following yesterday's incidents and we have every intention to pursue charges against the other individuals involved", the statement continued. Lire la suite »

3 injured after falling from Ferris wheel in Port Townsend


The accident occurred at Port Townsend's annual Rhododendron Festival carnival at Memorial Field. At which point, the cart tipped and the passengers fell, although they attempted to hold on to the cart. "People on the ride began screaming", Lewis said. Talking to one Rhody organizer who had been attending Rhody Festivals for 40 years, Beezley said, "She couldn't remember another incident like this". Lire la suite »

Trump denies that he requested Comey end investigation into Flynn


He denied this as well. The latest blockbuster revelation came this week from fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Comey in a private memo he wrote after an Oval Office meeting with the president in February. But Chaffetz indicated he hasn't been able to get in touch with Comey, who became such a national fixture when Trump fired that cable networks broadcast helicopter footage of his ride to the airport. Lire la suite »

Surface Pro 5 Press renders Leaked Ahead of Official Announcement


A set of press renders showing the successor of the Surface Pro 4 has just been leaked online. The leaked image points towards a design very similar to the Surface Pro 4. Since this new device will be a refresh of the Pro 4, the upgrades will found internally. The device is now accompanied by Microsoft's new Surface Arc Mouse, the same one that was unveiled alongside the Surface Laptop. Lire la suite »

Secret Service Officer Who Sexted with Minors Gets 20 Years in Prison


Delaware State Police detectives posed on the site as a 14-year-old girl. He was sacked from the Secret Service, and has been held in custody ever since. Moore admitted that in those communications, he sent sexually explicit images of himself and enticed the minor to send sexually explicit photos of herself as well. Lire la suite »

Nicolas Hulot, Laura Flessel, François Bayou, Bruno Le Maire — Composition du gouvernement


Pascal Canfin, le directeur général du WWF, est présenté comme un des artisans de l'arrivée au gouvernement de Nicolas Hulot , qui n'avait jamais accepté de se laisser coller une étiquette politique. On l'a rappelé avant qu'il ne soit nommé ministre d'Etat à la Transition écologique et solidaire, Nicolas Hulot est un opposant au projet d'aéroport de Notre-Dame-des-Landes. Lire la suite »