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Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Put down the Twitter

Last week, the Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to issue an emergency order to reinstate the travel ban. In a series of notes on Twitter Monday morning, President Trump discussed his Administration's pending appeal at the Supreme Court , an appeal in which Justice Department lawyers are trying to defend his March 6 executive order putting new limits on immigration, especially from the Mideast. Read More »

Ukip suffers 13% slump in votes in early results

It comes as the Ukip leader failed to win in the Stoke Central by-election in February as well. Former leader Mr Farage said this evening that Ukip might be able to mount a resurgence in the event of, as the final exit poll has predicted, a hung parliament. Read More »

Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

But few Democrats voiced such respect in 2016 when Comey reopened an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a home-brew server for government emails days before the November 2016 election. Although the Times also reported on May 11 - before Trump's tweet - about Comey's private dinner with the president, that story made no reference to Comey's contemporaneous memos. Read More »

Death Toll In Tehran Attack Rises; Iranian Official Calls US Response 'Repugnant'

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister Of Iran, tweeted late Wednesday, stating he found the White House Statement in response to the Iran terror attacks "repugnant" and that the people of his nation reject a fake show of friendship. Iran is a key fighting force against ISIS and other groups in Iraq and Syria and the Sunni jihadists consider Iran's Shi'ite Muslims to be apostates. Read More »

India's Infosys denies promoters selling stake in company

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The decision might have been triggered by the unhappiness they have expressed over the manner in which the company has been run ever since they took an exit three years ago. Murthy, along with his family, is the largest shareholder in Infosys with a 3.44% stake. Reportedly, Nandan Nilekani said, "I do not comment on Infosys". Read More »

United States spy chiefs are ducking questions about Trump and Russian Federation

The members of the Senate Intelligence Committee had one question they asked again and again Wednesday of the country's intelligence chiefs: Did President Trump want you to downplay investigations surrounding Russian Federation? Asked whether Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) believes the president's interactions with Comey were inappropriate, Ryan largely chalked it up to the president's inexperience. Read More »

Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

Provided in summary in his written testimony to the Senate intelligence committee, they were written just after his conversations with Trump, when his memory was fresh and his ability to recall details at its sharpest. "That combination of things I had never experienced before, but it led me to believe I got to write it down and I got to write it down in a very detailed way". Read More »

Iran Investigating Saudi Role In Attacks

Alavi says that many people in Iran and around the world believe Saudi Arabia supports Islamic militants across the region. But no proof or specifics were offered. Both Iran and the Syrian government portray the Syrian war as a conflict against Western- and Gulf-sponsored terrorism. Militant attacks are rare in Tehran and other major cities although two Sunni militant groups, Jaish al-Adl and Jundallah, have been waging a deadly insurgency, mostly in remote areas, for nearly a decade. Read More »

Consider Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

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The bot was inspired by Pat Cunnane, a writer and former White House press aide, who reformatted Trump's response to the London attacks in a tweet that's since gone viral. Whether made on Twitter, said in a speech, or released on paper, all are statements from the president. In a series of tweets blasted out early Monday morning, President Donald Trump criticized the Justice Department for watering down an executive order that limited travel from six majority-Muslim countries. Read More »

Brown to lawmakers: It's time to start passing budgets

As for Democrats' push to raise almost $900 million or so through a business tax overhaul, Brown says the votes - a three-fifths supermajority requirement that's been hamstrung by a lack of Republican support - aren't there. "I have to say the sunshine of last week and early this week, I think encourages legislators to want to wrap up their business and balance the budget", she said. Read More »

NSA contractor wanted to 'burn the White House down': Prosecutors

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A federal judge ordered that victor remain held without bond after prosecutors argued during Thursday's three-hour hearing that she posed a flight risk and public danger, citing what they called "disturbing" comments found in her notebook. Victor is accused of leaking a confidential NSA report on Russian interference in the USA election to a media outlet; she has plead not guilty. She is the first person charged with leaking classified information to the media under the administration of ... Read More »

Trump n'a jamais exigé de Comey sa "loyauté", dit son avocat

Il s'est néanmoins refusé à dire si le président Donald Trump avait cherché à faire obstruction à la justice en lui demandant de renoncer à une enquête sur son ancien conseiller à la Sécurité nationale Michael Flynn. " Nous allons nous battre et gagner ", a-t-il déclaré après l'intervention publique de James Comey . Selon les résultats définitifs, l'indice vedette Dow Jones Industrial Average a progressé de 8,84 points à 21.182,53 points et le Nasdaq, à dominante technologique, de 24,38 ... Read More »

House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Cohen & Associates. But a senior committee aide said he could not confirm that those subpoenas had been issued, and he added that if they had been, it was not with the agreement of the Democratic members of the panel or as part of the committee's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Sidney Crosby mashes PK Subban's face into the ice during National Hockey League playoffs

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He went 12 straight games without a goal in a Stanley Cup Final game until his Game 4 tally, his first since Game 4 of the 2009 Final. It took less than 50 seconds of high-flying hockey for the Penguins to generate a quality scoring chance with their top line of Jake Guentzel, Crosby and Connor Sheary, and draw a penalty that led to Pittsburgh's first power-play goal since the first goal of the series. Read More »

Trump Officially Declines Moving Of American Embassy In Tel Aviv To Jerusalem

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The U.S. says its policy on Jerusalem hasn't changed and that Jerusalem's status must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians. A 1995 mandate from Congress directed that the USA embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel be relocated to Jerusalem no later than 1999 but the legislation included a caveat that the president could indefinitely delay the move by signing a six-month waiver , citing national security concerns. Read More »

UK exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history. "I am gobsmacked, everyone is", said one senior party figure. Former Labour spin chief and ardent Europhile Alistair Campbell said: "I can not see Brexit happening on the current Article 50 timetable". Read More »

Police Announce New Arrest Linked To London Bridge Attack

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They worked in the same restaurant: Kentucky Fried Chicken in London's East Ham area. A second Italian official said there had been "an absolute interchange of investigative information with the British authorities" in Zaghba's case. -backed Syrian groups have begun the battle to retake the city of Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State's so-called caliphate. The authorities have said Butt was known to police and the domestic security service MI5 but there was no intelligence that an ... Read More »

Russia's Yandex in Ukraine accused of treason, offices searched

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The personal information collected included names, occupation, whereabouts, home address, personal phone numbers, email, job, life style, sources and level of income, according to SBU. Yandex is prepared to provide all required information to the Security Service of Ukraine, according to the company's press service. "SBU is accusing management and employees of Yandex.Ukraine of gathering personal data of Ukrainian users and transmitting it to Russian security forces", it said. Read More »

House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

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However, this first step of green only emphasizes the growing anxiety among many Democrats against the President. "The president will not be indicted while he is in office, and while there is some merit in talking about the judicial process, the impeachment process is the one that will bring him before the bar of justice", Green said . Read More »

Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

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Counter-terrorism squads are trying to re-create Salman Abedi's movements in the days before he detonated a bomb at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester , killing 22 people. The railway station next to Manchester Arena, which had been shut since the blast, reopened Tuesday, easing transport woes for residents. None of the men arrested had been charged with a crime yet and police have up to 14 days in which to do so under special anti-terrorism laws. Read More »