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China pressures South Korea about missile system

According to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, however, Moon used stronger rhetoric in describing public opinion in his country. Moon also spoke with China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump about North Korea tensions. Read More »

Trump's comments on Muslims could end the travel ban


It's unclear when the judges will issue their written decision. Through a spokesman, the Department of Justice declined to comment on the deleted webpage and how it might affect the outcome in the travel ban litigation. "This is not a Muslim ban", said Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall. That call, which was still online earlier Monday, appeared to have been taken down by the afternoon hearing. Read More »

In Trump's shadow, Fed official says trade barriers a 'dead end'


Though Trump has softened his protectionist rhetoric to some extent, concerns still remain over his threat to slap a border trade tax and the potential for costly trade wars, especially with China with which the U.S. "Trade barriers are a very expensive way to preserve jobs in less competitive or declining industries". There are many approaches to dealing with the costs of globalisation, but protectionism is a dead end. Read More »

White House Spokeswoman Backs President Trump's Claim about Comey

Comey, who was sacked by Trump on Tuesday, told associates the president was "outside the realm of normal", even "crazy", after he accused Obama of wiretapping him, the New York Times reported . Comey had said during a congressional hearing in March that he saw no evidence to support that claim. "I was going to fire Comey", Trump told NBC News in an interview. Read More »

Dem senator responds to Trump tweets: 'Your bullying won't silence' me


And experts say the calls for an independent investigation have merit. "What's needed is an independent, objective, impartial prosecutor, because only a prosecutor can bring criminal charges and hold accountable the people who may have committed treason, or fraud or lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and obviously the President is a potential target". Read More »

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

The photographer who stood feet from Trump as he talked with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, had said he was Lavrov's official photographer. He declined to elaborate when reached by phone. Other former intelligence officials also described the access granted to the photographer as a potential security lapse, noting that standard screening for White House visitors would not necessarily detect a sophisticated espionage ... Read More »

500 million devices - mostly PCs - run Windows 10


So when is Microsoft Build 2017? Mobile developers building apps for iOS and Android have some new tools from Microsoft created to make their lives easier. And yes, before you ask, the Live Player team has talked with Apple , and Live Player has been approved for distribution in the App Store. Companies could use facial recognition and artificial intelligence, Microsoft suggested, to look at whether a worker was holding something in a way that could cause a workplace-related injury. Read More »

Trump, Russia's Lavrov discuss Syrian civil war


The White House says President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday with Vladimir Putin's top diplomat, marking the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russian Federation of the American leader's young presidency. Despite differences over Syria, it is one area where Russian Federation and Washington are trying to find common ground to jointly battle Islamic State militants and end the six-year war there. Read More »

Windies bowl out Pakistan for 81 to win second test

Buoyed by a series-levelling win five days ago the hosts are in pursuit of a first Test series success in five years against a team ranked higher. West indies lost the first Test at Bridgetown by 4 wickets, but made a solid comeback in the second Test at Port of Spain. Read More »

Just 31% of Americans Support the House GOP Health Care Bill


Asked if she could support the House version, Collins says: "The House bill is not going to come before us". No analysis was done by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office before the vote so that lawmakers - and the public - would know its effects on USA health care. Read More »

China says Silk Road plan is not tied to presidency

Despite Chinese anger at North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests, China remains the isolated state's most important economic and diplomatic backer, even as Beijing has signed up for tough United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang. Read More »

Released Chibok girls, a promise fulfilled by President Buhari: Niger CAN


The young women were joining those released earlier in government care in Abuja, where they were undergoing medical screening that will take a couple of weeks, Alhassan said. Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ben Ndi-Obi, has debunked insinuations in some quarters alleging that the story of the schoolgirls abducted in Chibok three years ago by Boko Haram terrorists was a hoax. Read More »

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases


Chibok schoolgirls, recently freed from Nigeria extremist captivity, are photographed in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday May 8, 2017. Boko Haram militants who used kidnappings, bombings and the torching of whole villages during an 8-year insurgency in northern Nigeria, this week released 82 of almost 300 schoolgirls taken in a brazen late-night raid at a government secondary school in April 2014. Read More »

Apple reports drop in iPhone sales but revenue still on the up

Apple chief executive officer (CEO) Tim Cook had on Tuesday reiterated that his company looked at India as a huge opportunity and that is why it was putting "so much energy" there. "That's another whole topic", Cook said, lightly commenting on current U.S. tax policy that Apple claims prevents it from repatriating a majority of its overseas cash. Read More »

I was going to fire that 'showboat' no matter what

Team Trump said on Tuesday that the memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein forced the president's hand, only to acknowledge on Wednesday that Trump told Rosenstein to write the memo. "He lost the confidence of the rank and file members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, both members of House and Senate from both parties, and frankly, the American people had lost confidence in his ability to do the job". Read More »

Tornadoes and floods kill at least 14 people in US

Gov. Greg Abbott visited Canton on Sunday. Debris lies on the ground Sunday April 30, 2017 , in Canton , Texas . Hundreds of people fled their homes, a levee was breached in a rural area northwest of St. The storm later dissipated north of County Road 4118 after lifting a barn room and dropping it back onto the building. "I really, for just a split second, I thought it's gonna snap my neck", York said. Read More »

Les rebelles syriens reprennent les négociations de paix à Astana


Sur le terrain syrien, les violences se poursuivent et ont frappé mercredi Azaz, ville rebelle du nord du pays, où l'explosion d'une voiture piégée a tué au moins cinq personnes. Selon un haut responsable de l'état-major russe, 2,67 millions de civils et 41.500 rebelles sont concernés par l'accord. Il est censé établir, "d'ici le 4 juin les cartes précises de ces " zones de désescalade " ainsi que des " zones de sécurité " attenantes". Read More »

Border tension reduces as Pak-Afghan call ceasefire


Afghan officials called the high death toll "baseless" but said that several days of cross-border skirmishes had left two Afghan troops dead. "At least 50 Afghan soldiers were killed and more than 100 injured after Pakistan retaliated to Afghan forces' assault on Friday when our census team came under attack near zero-line", the Frontier Corps (FC) Inspector General Major General Nadeem Anjum told newsmen in Chaman on Sunday. Read More »

President Trump: "Russia-Trump Collusion Story is a Total Hoax"


Pence said in January that Flynn denied those calls involved sanctions placed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration in response to its election meddling. Yates should have been out of the DOJ the minute Trump took his hand off the Bible when he was sworn in along with all the other Obama swampers. "General Flynn was given the highest security clearance by the Obama administration", he said. Read More »

Comey was 'pushing' Russian Federation probe harder


They suggested Trump was persuaded to take the step by Justice Department officials and a scathing memo, written by Rosenstein, criticizing the director's role in the Clinton investigation. "I was going to fire Comey". Vice-President Mike Pence said Mr Trump had made "the right decision at the right time". "I was going to fire regardless of recommendation". Read More »

Trump affirme avoir toujours eu l'intention de limoger le patron du FBI


Selon M. Lavrov, les accusations d'ingérence russe dans la politique intérieure américaine relèvent "de la fiction". " Il n'y a eu aucune tentative d'entraver notre enquête à ce jour, a-t-il affirmé". Dans une lettre adressée à M. Comey datée de mardi, M. Trump a martelé que le directeur lui avait confié " à trois reprises " qui n'était pas personnellement sous enquête. Read More »