• Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'
Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

But it also stands as a symbol of the wider dynamic between the pair. Then, it was alleged that Trump actually asked Comey to stop the FBI investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's possible Russian Federation connections, which Trump denied at the press conference Thursday.

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  • Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair
Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair

Legal experts say it's doubtful Flynn would agree to turn over the personal documents. Flynn previously offered to testify before the Senate and House Intelligence committees in exchange for immunity, but neither committee accepted the offer.

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  • Trump administration to launch NAFTA renegotiation
Trump administration to launch NAFTA renegotiation

Lighthizer was required to do so under a law that enables the president to fast-track trade legislation through Congress. The two-page letter offered few details about what changes the administration would seek in the negotiations. NAFTA's impact on the economy was more modest than partisans on either side of the debate had expected. "Agricul...

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  • Time is running out to register to vote in the general election
Time is running out to register to vote in the general election

Thirty per cent of under 34s are still not registered to vote , while only 28 per cent of those who have moved home in the a year ago will be able to vote at their new address, according to the Commission. Who can register to vote? . According to The Electoral Commission, almost 1 million Londoners are not registered to vote. To find out the ...

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  • Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker
Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker

When shown a picture of an unidentified woman wearing revealing lingerie, the source said: "That one there is Cassandra, 100 per cent . Can you help? Prrrr". Ms Sainsbury remains behind bars in El Buen Pastor prison and has reportedly requested to be placed in a Witness Protection Program during the ongoing investigations.

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  • Larijani felicitates Rouhani on re-election
Larijani felicitates Rouhani on re-election

In a news conference in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Trump's first visit overseas was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value". Politics in Iran are basically fought between the moderate-reformist camp who promote dialogue with the global community and the hardliners calling for the defense of the spirit of the Islamic Revolu...

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  • 'Click It Or Ticket' seat belt enforcement campaign starts Monday
'Click It Or Ticket' seat belt enforcement campaign starts Monday

Numerous extra officers will be out during this period and enforcement of these violations will be strict. In Texas, the law requires everyone in a vehicle to buckle up or face fines and court costs up to $200. The Click It or Ticket campaign has been a great success since it started in the 1980s - back then only around 11-percent of all driv...

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  • Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell
Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

In a statement, family spokesman Brian Bumbery says the vocalist, renowned for his distinctive style and multi-octave range, died on Wednesday night in his Detroit hotel room after a sell-out show at the city's famous Fox Theatre. LIFELINE: If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal or needs help, contact Lifeline on 131 114 . "RIP Chris C...

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  • Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years
Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Feld Entertainment spokesman Stephen Payne told NBC News the company "wanted to give fans one last chance to experience" the circus with its final tours. The two shows operated independently until 1919, when Ringling Brothers combined the two acts. Like numerous show's 300 human performers, Vargas said, she plans to take a break before seeking ou...

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  • Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness
Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

We had a plan and we were sticking to the plan and it worked out great. Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming was looking to keep alive the hopes of completing the famous racing treble, but the favourite was pressured all the way in the 1900m race at Pimlico racecourse in Baltimore , Maryland by the well-supported second-favourite Classic Empire...

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  • USA launches NAFTA 90-day renegotiation countdown
USA launches NAFTA 90-day renegotiation countdown

While on the presidential campaign trail, Trump repeatedly censured USA membership in worldwide trade deals, pledging to renegotiate or withdraw the country from multilateral trade accords that for decades have served as foundations for global economics.

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  • Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachment
Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachment

As of now, the ongoing FBI Trump-Russia investigation has only resulted in speculations. "No one believed the majority leader was seriously asserting that Donald Trump or any of our members were being paid by the Russians". "If this continues, the paralysis, as with Nixon, will cause a loss of confidence overseas, our enemies will be emboldened, an...

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  • Kolkata cleric Barkati sacked for anti-national statements
Kolkata cleric Barkati sacked for anti-national statements

Noor -ur Rehman Barkati was an influential figure who owed his clout to the proximity with chief minister Mamata Banerjee. "He will be removed by the trustee board not only for his threats of "jihad against India" and refusal to remove the red beacon from his vehicle, but also for insubordination and subversive activities", Ali told Mirror.

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  • Rajinikanths political aspiration throws TN leaders in a tizzy
Rajinikanths political aspiration throws TN leaders in a tizzy

Earlier while speaking to fans, Rajini had said that he has no immediate plans to join politics. "I may have come here as a Kannadiga or as a Marathi from Karnataka but you gave me love, support, name, fame and prosperity and you have made me a Tamil".

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  • Goa footbridge collapse: 15 people rescued, five admitted to hospital
Goa footbridge collapse: 15 people rescued, five admitted to hospital

Panaji: A foot bridge connecting Sanvordem and Curchorem villages in South Goa district of Goa collapsed on Thursday, killing two people and injuring several others. According to the police, around 20 people swam to safety, while another 14 were rescued and taken to hospitals nearby. Rescue operations by the Navy and the Coast Guard were und...

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  • What does council vote tell us about general election?
What does council vote tell us about general election?

The SNP is claiming victory in Glasgow despite narrowly failing to take overall control of the city council as Labour was ousted from power after almost 40 years. The SNP had been hoping to topple Labour from the Glasgow stronghold where it has held power for more than three decades. Despite the heavy losses, some in the party feared the results ...

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  • No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister
No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister

More than 200,000 victims in 150 countries have been registered so far, with warnings the impact could spread further on Monday. He added that the company had released a Windows security update in March which would have prevented the sort of attack seen on the NHS, but that many users failed to obtain it.

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  • Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks
Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

On Capitol Hill, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe strongly disputed the White House's assertion that Comey had been fired in part because he had lost the confidence of the FBI's rank-and-file. Not 48 hours later, Trump told Holt: "What I did is, I was going to fire Comey". We know that Rosenstein wrote the memo after being asked to do so by the ...

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  • Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea deals
Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea deals

Chinese and Philippines officials will meet in China on Friday for the first round of bilateral talks on their dispute. "They have promised to buy over US$1 billion worth of tropical fruits from the Philippines and they are interested to buy more".

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  • Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa
Veteran journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

Javier Valdez , the award-winning journalist killed in Mexico, was targeted for his reporting, ariabendix writes https://t.co/Vflj00IXzU pic. twitter .com/iGtTQdeAig- The Atlantic (TheAtlantic) May 16, 2017 He was murdered by unidentified killers after they opened fire on his vehicle.

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  • Will hear only triple talaq case, says apex court
Will hear only triple talaq case, says apex court

The attorney general said the issues of Muslim marriage and divorce were separated from religion in Shariat Act of 1937 itself and have been codified as personal law under Section 2 of the Act. He said the fundamental question for determination by the Court in the case was whether, in a secular democracy, religion can be a reason to deny equal stat...

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  • Pakistan challenges ICJ jurisdiction over Jyadav's conviction
Pakistan challenges ICJ jurisdiction over Jyadav's conviction

While Pakistan alleged that Jadhav is a member of RAW, India said he was picked from the border of Afghanistan/Iran where he was doing his business after retiring from the Indian Navy. "We are confident that ICJ will take decision in favour of India and Jadhva will get justice". Islamabad has also not responded to a visa application by Jadav´s pare...

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  • France's Emmanuel Macron takes power, vows to overcome division
France's Emmanuel Macron takes power, vows to overcome division

REUTERS/Patrick Kovarik/Pool French President-elect Emmanuel Macron arrives to attend the handover ceremony with outgoing President Francois Hollande (not pictured) at the Elysee Palace In Paris, France, May 14, 2017. "He has been reporting on the French election from the start and has had direct access to Macron and many on his team, making him pe...

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  • Necropolis With at Least 17 Mummies Unearthed in Egypt
Necropolis With at Least 17 Mummies Unearthed in Egypt

The necropolis, uncovered eight metres below ground in Minya, a province about 250km south of Cairo, contained limestone and clay sarcophagi, animal coffins and papyrus inscribed with Demotic script. Chairman of Cairo University, Gaber Nassar, said "we will continue to fund the antiquities discoveries in Touna el-Gabal district, and turn it into an...

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  • SNP win the Scottish council elections
SNP win the Scottish council elections

She said: "Just as we doubled our numbers of MSPs previous year, and doubled our number of councillors last week, we now we have to double our efforts over these next four-and-a-half weeks". And this is where we'll be until June 8th and most likely for some time after that, two entrenched camps - unionist and nationalist - shouting at one another a...

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  • Syria: Agreement on 'de-escalation zones' could lift UN-facilitated political talks
Syria: Agreement on 'de-escalation zones' could lift UN-facilitated political talks

Bogdanov said. "That's not going to happen". "As to whether it will produce results or not, that depends on the implementation", the president said. Foreign Minister Sergey V. The "foremost" aim of the de-escalation or safe zones is to protect peaceful civilians, but Assad said they also provide armed militants with an opening "to enter into a tr...

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  • Pakistan blast kills 25,Deputy Chairman Senate injured
Pakistan blast kills 25,Deputy Chairman Senate injured

Television images showed people rushing injured to hospital and a few badly damaged vehicles. Several police were among the wounded. The Foreign Office of Turkey Friday condemned the terrorist attack targeting the motorcade of Deputy Senate Chairman, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri in Balochistan.

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  • Final push on Syria's Raqa in early summer
Final push on Syria's Raqa in early summer

The Syrian Democratic Forces and Syrian Arab Coalition liberated Tabqa, which is southwest of Raqqa, Syria, as well as the Tabqa Dam and a nearby airfield May 10, Navy Capt. "We don't need any other forces to be our partner", he said. Earlier this week, the USA announced it would arm the Kurdish elements of the SDF for the fight for Raqqa - dubbe...

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  • Trump says North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie'
Trump says North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie'

The test is the state's fourth straight unsuccessful missile test since March. The President is set to speak with leaders of Singapore and Thailand about the threat North Korea poses of massive, nuclear destruction in Asia, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said .

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  • Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!
Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!

Gujarat State Secondary And Higher Sec Education Board HSC Science IV Semester Exam Result 2017 Will Be Declared on 11th May 2017 after 10.00 Am. More than 1.4 lakh students written their exams this year in science stream and they are eagerly waiting for their results.

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  • United States pledges support for Kosovo, European Union hopes
United States pledges support for Kosovo, European Union hopes

Kosovo's government failed a no-confidence vote, and an election is expected within 45 days. The elections will further delay an agreement between Kosovo and Montenegro to formally recognize the boundaries between the two countries: it had stumbled over opposition objections that it would lead to a loss of 82 square kilometers (31.6 square mil...

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  • Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot
Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot

In addition to the two soldiers, a 24-year-old student from A.'s hometown of Offenbach, Matthias F., has also been arrested . Von der Leyen is a key ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel in the conservative-dominated government. Investigators said the officer had been living a double life for more than a year, serving in the army while receiving stat...

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  • Despite Terror Concerns, Trump Confident He Can Broker Peace Between Israelis, Palestinians
Despite Terror Concerns, Trump Confident He Can Broker Peace Between Israelis, Palestinians

Abbas responded with a bit of flattery for the USA president, praising his "courageous stewardship" and "your great negotiating ability ", according to an English translator in the room. Trump noted that he and Abbas have spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well as other Israeli and Palestinian leaders about moving forward w...

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  • Donald Trump meets Russian Federation foreign minister amid James Comey controversy
Donald Trump meets Russian Federation foreign minister amid James Comey controversy

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday held talks in Washington with President Donald Trump and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson on a host of issues, amid a raging political storm over the abrupt sacking of the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief who was probing Russia's meddling in the U.S.

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  • Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS
Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Conflicting approaches to Kurdish militias in the worldwide fight against the IS has caused tensions between Turkey and the West. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitor that relies on a network of contacts on the ground to track developments in Syria's war, also confirmed the SDF's takeover of the area.

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