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South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-in sworn in

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The House passed the new sanctions bill on May 4 with an overwhelming majority. Suh said Moon could go to Pyongyang if it was clear the visit would help resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis and ease tensions. This year's wargames were the biggest ever, and reportedly included training for precision strikes and assaults meant to take out Kim Jong Un and his top lieutenants. Read More »

Barcelona to have women's team in United States

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Proposals for the team came from the club's new office in New York City . FC Barcelona celebrates their goal against Rosengard FC in Champions League play. Although they are already known around the world, their women's program would benefit greatly from the exposure the NWSL could provide them with. Barcelona would become the first European club to have a team in the American professional women's league, with the hopes of expanding the club's global reach after opening an office in NY ... Read More »

Senate committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Trump-Russia probe

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Flynn was sacked for misleading vice president Mike Pence about the nature of his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who was among the Russian diplomats who met today with Trump at the White House. Warner said on Tuesday that the committee has been receiving documents as it investigates allegations that Russian Federation sought to influence the US election, something Moscow denies. Read More »

Why is President Trump Still Calling for a Government Shutdown?

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Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., on Wednesday denied the idea that his party wanted a government shutdown after a Trump administration official suggested they did on Tuesday. But while Mulvaney acknowledged that the border work funded by the new budget deal would not allow for construction of the full border wall the White House insists it will secure funding for in the next round of budget talks, he also torqued up the spin to tout a win for Trump. Read More »

Cyberattack pulls the plug on British hospitals

After that, the price would be doubled. It adds: "Maybe you are looking for a way to recover your files, but do not waste your time". There were no details on which companies were targeted or the origin of the attack. Other services soon went down, and then, the unidentified NHS worker says, "A bitcoin virus pop-up message had been introduced on to the network asking users to pay $300 to be able to access their PCs". Read More »

Spain also reports ransomware attack

Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 worth of the online currency Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" "All IT systems have been temporarily shut down", Derbyshire Community Health Services said on Twitter. Read More »

NIA clears Sadhvi Pragya to apply for discharge in Malegaon blast case

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Mr. Maggu said based on this, the NIA has said there is no evidence against her therefore she must be discharged. The court has directed that she (Sadhvi Pragya) will have to be present before the NIA court whenever it issues summon. Sadhvi Pragya is accused of plotting the September 2008 Malegaon blast that killed Six people and injured almost 100 others. The blast killed four and injured at least 79. Read More »

NHS Trust hit by cyber attack

A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency hit worldwide shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in almost 100 countries on Friday. Read More »

Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

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The North cites the wargames as one justification for its continued development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. However, US taking unilateral action would be unwise given that its allies South Korea and Japan are within range of North Korean missiles and artillery. Read More »

Trump admits he was lying about why he fired Comey

He will insist he chose to fire him before a meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and regardless of a Department of Justice recommendation. Asked by a reporter whether the White House was asserting that "Rosenstein decided on his own, after being confirmed, to review Comey's performance", Sanders answered, "Absolutely". Read More »

Trump contradicts his own White House team on Comey firing

The meeting with Rosenstein, arranged prior to Comey's departure, comes amid reports that Rosenstein was threatening to resign over how the firing was handled, a claim the Department of Justice denies. But, Trump knows all his critics will come around, tweeting, "when things calm down they will be thanking me". Trump added that he'd spoken with Comey over dinner and twice over the phone. Read More »

CIA Launches Korea Mission Center

Lee was head of the NIS, South Korea's main intelligence service, under South Korea's previous conservative administration. The new office will "work closely with the intelligence community and the entire USA national security community", the CIA statement said. Read More »

Pope calls for peace as Venezuela turmoil continues

He touts the move as evidence of strong worker protection under "21st century Socialism."But foes say the increase, which takes the minimum wage to almost $50 a month at the black market rate, is further proof of Maduro wrecking the oil-rich nation's economy with chaotic policies like currency controls and excessive money printing.Millions of Venezuelans are struggling to eat three square meals a day or afford basic medicines amid a fourth year of recession". Read More »

We are closing the gap on the Tories - Corbyn on Labour's results

The Prime Minister sought to fight any complacency among Tories, insisting that she was "taking nothing for granted" when it comes to the General Election on June 8. May's decision to call an early general election ensured her own record and Brexit would be on voters' minds when they went to the polls on Thursday to choose almost 5,000 new local councillors. Read More »

Deaths mount from USA weather

Texas' Van Zandt County sustained the worst damage, as Stella Chavez of member station KERA reported, and officials said one of the tornadoes may have been tracking on the ground for 50 miles. "It just kept moving", she said. Thunderstorms downed power lines in Oklahoma, and the governor there declared a state of emergency, but no deaths had been reported there as of Sunday morning. Read More »

S Korea's new president 'would visit Pyongyang'

The United States did not think it would be appropriate for North Korea to play a prominent role at the Belt and Road Forum, according to one of the sources familiar with the USA concerns. Taking the oath of office in Seoul on Wednesday, Moon said he will further bolster the alliance and "immediately fly to Washington if necessary" for the sake of peace on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

What McCabe Did And Didn't Say During His First Senate Hearing

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Not everyone agreed with each Comey decisions, but he was a popular and well-regarded director, they said . The president then called the investigation "an excuse by the Democrats.an excuse for having lost an election". The firing has made the committee's investigation into Russia's influence on the presidential election even more important, Warner added. Just as with his Muslim ban, Trump's own hubris and inability to keep his mouth shut trumped any semblance of hiding behind his ... Read More »

Batshuayi delivers Chelsea Premier League title

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I have to thank them for their commitment, their work rate at the beginning of the season, they showed me great attitude, great patience, great desire to try to do something great this season. Lukaku has been linked with a return to Chelsea this summer. "When their backs have been against the wall tonight, they defended well". Those concerns became more acute after successive league defeats to Liverpool and Arsenal in September. Read More »

Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published

Speaking after the results, the party's leader Ruth Davidson said: "There were a lot of people who voted for us for the very first time and what I would say is that every single Conservative councillor who has been elected across Scotland will absolutely work so hard to put local services first and not drag us back to any more constitutional division". Read More »

Trump Threatens Comey With 'Tapes'

Even an amateur history student would realize that this is precisely how Nixon went down: a member of the White House staff revealed the presence of a taping system, at which point special prosecutor Archibald Cox asked for a subpoena; Nixon refused to turn over the tapes, and then ordered the Saturday Night Massacre when Cox kept demanding them and the Attorney General refused to fire him. Read More »

Tabqa: ISIS Loses Control of Key Town to Syrian Democratic Forces

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In several Facebook posts in recent weeks , the Polish soldiers have said that they travelled to Syria by their own means, and that they are not getting paid for fighting in the region. Washington has relied heavily on the YPG in its campaign against Daesh but until recently had not directly armed the group as a matter of policy. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey strongly objects to the alliance because it sees the Kurds as an extension of the insurgency raging in its southeast. Read More »

Donald Trump resumes Twitter spat with Rosie O'Donnell

He insisted anew that Comey had told him directly three separate times that he personally was not under investigation . Andrew McCabe, testifying before Congress Tuesday in place of his fired boss, contradicted the administration's characterizations of an investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the presidential election. Read More »