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ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

If Horgan happens to become premier via this election, which seems an outside possibility at this point, it would certainly bring more light to West Shore issues such as transportation and affordable housing, to name a couple. NDP leader John Horgan and BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver also won their respective ridings. "We inspire people to vote for something... and those people are from across the political spectrum", Weaver said. Read More »

Macron Wins French Election


He spoke with "the French president-elect to congratulate him on his victory", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said . Merkel said Macron "carries the hopes of millions" in Europe, speaking ahead of the upcoming G7 and G20 summits in which European Union nations will now be able to present a united front against Trump's protectionist stance. Read More »

EVMs can be tampered with in 90 secs: Kejriwal

He also claimed he was a "100% sure" that the EVMs had been botched up to prevent AAP from winning the Punjab Assembly elections earlier this year. "During the meeting, the whole procedure and challenges would be shared with all parties and their suggestions would be invited", a senior EC official said. Read More »

Trump allies come up with the wrong response to the Comey bombshell

Mr Rosenstein did not reveal any more significant details about the Comey firing, his decision to appoint a special counsel or the ongoing Russian Federation investigation during the unusual 90-minute closed briefing with most of the 100 senators, according to interviews with several senators afterward. Read More »

John McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador out of US

It was unclear if they were members of Mr Erdogan's security or protesters. Washington's police chief, mayor and several USA lawmakers condemned the violence. "We just celebrated our President". The PKK is considered a terror group by the US and Turkey's Western allies. Cavusoglu said Turkey received USA assurances that arms sent to the YPG would only be used against IS, without explaining how this would be monitored. Read More »

Swedish Prosecutor Drops Rape Investigation of WikiLeaks Founder Assange


In 2012, he sought sanctuary in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and has lived in the tiny building ever since. WikiLeaks' release of classified material has continued unabated during Assange's five years in the Ecuadorean embassy. Dropping the investigation is not a result of deciding he is not guilty, Ny added - it's because there's no practical way to continue it. "So we don't make any statements on the issue of guilt", she said via a translator. Read More »

Israël fait profil bas face au scandale des informations classifiées de Trump

Selon le Washington Post et d'autres médias, M. Trump a dévoilé la semaine passée lors d'une rencontre avec le ministre russe des Affaires étrangères Sergueï Lavrov et l'ambassadeur russe à la Maison-Blanche, des informations hautement classifiées et provenant d'un partenaire des États-Unis sur un projet de l'organisation djihadiste État islamique (EI) de piéger des ordinateurs portables susceptibles d'exploser à bord d'un avion. Read More »

Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports


Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov adjust his glasses during a press conference after a meeting with his Cyprus counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides at the foreign ministry in capital Nicosia , Cyprus, on Thursday, May 18, 201. Germany is heavily dependent on US intelligence. Early after the election, Israeli intelligence officials were being warned specifically against sharing as much intelligence with Trump as they had with past United States administrations, claiming that the ... Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry is 'greatest witch hunt' in history

At his first news conference since April 12, standing alongside visiting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump denied there had been any collusion between himself, his campaign and Russian agents of influence. Trump provoked the extraordinary work of reporters on the intelligence, justice and national security beats, who blew wide open the Russian Federation election scandal, the contacts between Russian Federation and top Trump officials, and interference by Trump in the FBI ... Read More »

How to protect yourself from the global ransomware attack

In other words, while governments are enjoying the convenience from technology, they need to have a sense of responsibility and not to downplay the destruction security loopholes in computer networks could bring. The vulnerability in Windows that WannaCry takes advantage of was discovered by the NSA for its surveillance toolkit. Since increasing numbers of systems running older versions of Windows were affected, Microsoft had chose to push an emergency patch for Windows XP and Windows ... Read More »

GOP Senators Won't 'Let The American People Down' On O'Care Repeal


The American Health Care Act was voted on last week before it was scored and priced by the Congressional Budget Office - and before the full text of the bill had even been made public. It's still not clear how much this bill would cost or how effective it would be. On " State of the Union " earlier Sunday morning, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price defended the cuts to Medicaid, saying they will give "states greater flexibility" under the bill. Read More »

Swedes drop rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange


Assange believes the United States wants him extradited and arrested in connection with WikiLeaks' publication of classified USA documents. United States authorities have prepared charges to seek his arrest, U.S. Mr Assange has always denied the rape allegation. Assange said his legal team would reach out to British authorities to try to find a way forward, and he said he would be "happy" to have a dialogue with the U.S. Read More »

UK police say Assange still faces arrest


The Metropolitan Police Service in London said after the news was announced that it remained obliged to arrest Assange should he leave the Ecuadoran embassy on a lesser charge of failing to surrender to a court, the BBC reported. "We are not making a statement about his guilt", Ny said, adding that the investigation could be reopened if Assange came to Sweden before the statute of limitations deadline for the rape allegation in 2020. Read More »

More cyberattacks expected in wake of WannaCry

Microsoft isn't holding back. "This is an emerging pattern in 2017", Smith wrote Sunday in an online post. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers around the world", wrote Smith. Read More »

Trump again blows up a careful White House statement with a tweet

Trump, who said in a speech earlier on Wednesday that no politician in history "has been treated worse or more unfairly", has long bristled at the notion that Russian Federation played any role in his November election victory. "Where is the actual crime that they think they need a special prosecutor to prosecute", Chaffetz told Fox News. He was replaced by Comey in 2013. For example, Kenneth Starr, who investigated former President Bill Clinton, probed allegations surrounding his past real ... Read More »

Cornyn removes self from consideration for Federal Bureau of Investigation director role

Democrats are working behind the scenes to try to get wary and concerned GOP senators to join them in their push to block any selection unless Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein names a special counsel. Cornyn has been identified as one of about a dozen contenders for the nomination. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska was the first Republican senator on Wednesday to suggest a special prosecutor was needed to investigate the Russian Federation allegations. Read More »

ICJ denies Pak request to play Jadhav's 'confessional' video


World renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Monday carved a larger-than-life sculpture of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at Puri beach in Odisha to seek justice for the former Navy officer. "He (Jadhav) acquired premature retirement from the Indian navy and since then the government has nothing to do with him", said Vikas Swarup, a spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, requesting Pakistan to grant counsellor access to the "arrested Indian citizen". Read More »

Iran goes to polls to pick President


Raisi is widely seen as Khamenei's preferred candidate - indeed, he is often mentioned as his possible successor. Raisi has described voters' choice as one between "inefficiency" and "efficiency". Directly underneath him is the senior cadre of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). But Raisi has criticized this approach, arguing Iran should take a tougher stance internationally. Read More »