• Russian Journalists' Union asks USA counterparts to stick to professional standards

    Donald Trump urged Russian Federation and Ukraine to "make peace", in a tweet accompanied by two photos of the United States president posing with top diplomats from the rival countries. Trump, after all, had fired FBI Director James Comey the day before, as the agency's investigation into Trump campaign ties with the Russian government was reportedly beginning to intensify.

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  • Teacher said he had sex with student on most nights

    Teacher said he had sex with student on most nights

    He also faces state charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor after allegedly taking the student March 13. Cummins is accused of kidnapping his former student, a 15-year-old. "However, he adamantly rejects the notion that the events before the court are a crime of violence", the filing said. "In fact, it appears that she desired to leave a broken home, and a school where she was a bullied outsider".

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  • US, China sign trade agreement

    In a tweet Friday he said, "China just agreed that the United States will be allowed to sell beef, and other major products, into China once again". Under the agreement, the United States would welcome Chinese companies negotiating agreements to purchase USA -produced liquefied natural gas.

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  • An Irish woman has died in Morocco in unknown circumstances

    An Irish woman has died in Morocco in unknown circumstances

    The alarm was raised after screams were heard from her apartment. Police were called to the scene where they found the victim bleeding as a result of stab wounds. The Department of Foreign Affairs are aware of the incident and are offering consular assistance; as there is no Irish embassy in Morocco, they are now leasing with the Irish embassy in Madrid.

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  • Europe is freaking out about the US's proposed laptop ban

    DHS spokesman Dave Lapan said Kelly "hasn't made a decision but we continue to evaluate the threat environment and have engaged in discussions with airline representatives and other stakeholders about the threat". On Thursday, US Homeland Security Department Secretary John Kelly held talks with officials from several US airlines. "Imagine the number of people who carry their laptops and tablets onto planes - not just adults, but also children", he told the AP.

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  • Day 2: Comey firing aftermath and next steps for the FBI

    Day 2: Comey firing aftermath and next steps for the FBI

    Rosenstein, who started on the job just two weeks ago, wrote a memo harshly critical of Comey that Trump and aides cited as justification for dismissing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Trump said, "I know that I'm not under investigation". McCabe said it was not typical practice to tell a person they are not a target of an investigation.

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  • Don't Take Our Gadgets: Europe Pushes Back on Expanded US Laptop Ban

    DHS spokesman David Lapan confirmed the call and said no announcement is planned for Friday on whether the USA government will expand the ban. Jeffrey Price, an aviation-security expert at Metropolitan State University of Denver, said the original ban focused on certain countries because their equipment to screen carry-on bags is not as effective as machines in the U.S.

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  • Eden Hazard reveals when he knew they'd win the title

    Three games after the Arsenal defeat came the visit of Manchester United and Chelsea's most successful manager, Jose Mourinho. Substitute Michy Batshuayi's dramatic 82nd-minute victor gave Chelsea the Premier League title following a hard-earned 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Friday, May 12.

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  • Moon fue elegido como nuevo presidente de Corea del Sur

    El país estaba gobernado por un ejecutivo interino, después de la destitución de Park Geun-Hye. "Esta es una gran victoria de gente magnífica que me apoyó para crear un país de justicia (...) en el que imperen las leyes y el sentido común", dijo el nuevo Mandatario.

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  • Trump to finally launch voter fraud panel

    Trump to finally launch voter fraud panel

    Top civil rights leaders said the commission would encourage voter suppression by justifying new barriers like requiring identity cards for voting. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said it was a "clear front for constricting the access to vote to poor Americans, older Americans, and - above all - African-Americans and Latinos".

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  • Experts predict instability in the legislature after BC election

    The NDP won 41 seats and the Greens have three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a minority government situation. "That is reflected in turnout numbers on election day". In the campaign narrative, the Greens would cost the NDP tight races. Both have said they oppose the Trans Mountain expansion and, if they act together, could potentially try to derail it.

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  • Policías detienen marcha opositora en Venezuela

    Las fuerzas de seguridad venezolanas lanzaron este miércoles bombas lacrimógenas y chorros de agua a presión contra manifestantes que les respondieron con piedras, cócteles molotov y bombas de pintura, en una nueva marcha de miles de opositores contra el presidente Nicolás Maduro.

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  • Sean Spicer won't deny that Trump is secretly recording White House conversations

    When Mason asked why Trump sent the tweet and how it should be interpreted, Spicer responded with his new favorite catchphrase "the president has nothing to add". Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. Meanwhile, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin of IL, said Friday that Trump was "dangerous" and that "his credibility has been destroyed".

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  • Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

    The convinced that the Kurdish fighters, known as the YPG, are the most effective local force in trying to oust IS militants from their stronghold in Raqqa , Syria. It was not immediately clear if the leaders discussed President Donald Trump's decision this week to arm the Kurdish YPG, who are fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.

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  • GST best bet for states to improve finances: RBI

    GST best bet for states to improve finances: RBI

    The GST that is expected to roll out from July 1 needs the taxpayers to enrol with the online portal. It will replace multiple taxes such as central value added tax, central sales tax, state sales tax and octroi. "Despite the increase in the debt burden of the states in recent years, the overall fiscal position is found to be sustainable in the long run", RBI said in its annual report on state finances.

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  • Multitud de peregrinos aclaman al papa a su llegada a Fátima

    Multitud de peregrinos aclaman al papa a su llegada a Fátima

    Pero valió la pena. En una misa a la que se espera asista un millón de personas, Francisco convertirá a los dos pastorcitos de Fátima en los primeros niños santos no mártires de la historia. Aterrizará en la base aérea de Monte Real , donde mantendrá un encuentro privado con el Presidente de la República. "Vine por el amor a Dios y a María", pero también para ver al papa argentino.

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  • Oposición venezolana convoca para este viernes a la "marcha de los abuelos"

    Fue una jornada diferente a las anteriores, cientos de ancianos marcharon hacia el centro de la capital venezolana para protestar contra el presidente Nicolás Maduro. En choques cada vez más frontales, los antimotines lanzan bombas lacrimógenas y chorros de agua a presión, a los que jóvenes manifestantes, encapuchados y con escudos de madera y metal, responden con piedras, cócteles molotov, bombas de pintura y hasta de excrementos.

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  • North Korea sends threatening letter to the US

    North Korea sends threatening letter to the US

    It is possible that some or all of the staff could be permanently situated at other locations at home and overseas, including within the CIA's stations throughout Northeast Asia. However, Rep. Brad Sherman, the top-ranking Democrat on its Asia subcommittee who read the letter online, said it demonstrated North Korea's vulnerability to sanctions that it was calling for the House to "think twice" about strengthening them.

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  • Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation

    Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russian Federation investigation

    Three days later, for reasons unrelated to Flynn, Trump fired Yates for refusing to defend his travel ban on individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries. "They informed the president after they were informed of her giving us a heads up". The controversy began during the transition period when Flynn spoke over the phone with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

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  • Jury To Brown: Go To Prison

    Jury To Brown: Go To Prison

    The congresswoman allegedly stole money to fund lavish shopping excursions. One of her lawyers promised a battery of legal actions, beginning with a motion for a new trial. He had won Brown's seat in the November election. Sources claim that Johnson's loss prompted the U.S. Supreme Court to rezone the primarily minority district that Brown won under the premise that it constituted an issue of racial gerrymandering.

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  • Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

    The prospects of inter-Korean dialogue are brighter too today because North Korea seems favourably inclined to Moon; Pyongyang consistently supported him during the election campaign. For the resolution of tension on the Korean Peninsula, South Korean approach matters more than the approaches of other contenders. Not only did Trump go ahead with the deployment without waiting to consult the new president but also, he said that South Korea would have to foot the bill for the missile cover.

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  • Russian photographer's visit to Oval Office raises security concerns

    Russian photographer's visit to Oval Office raises security concerns

    US President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July as part of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Russian state media said Thursday. SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS: Not always, particularly - sometimes the protocol - when it is not the head of state and prior to the president meeting with the head of state, that wouldn't always take place.

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  • Ohio police chief shot dead in nursing home massacre

    A shooter opened fire inside an OH nursing home Friday, killing two employees and the town's brand new police chief, police said. Law enforcement officials, including Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp, center, walk toward a news conference regarding a shooting at a nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio on Friday, May 12, 2017 .

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation officials challenge Trump's account of dinner meeting with Comey

    In a Congress hearing earlier Thursday , FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe confirmed that the FBI had not felt any interference and promised to inform Congress should it happen. In the NBC interview, Trump repeated his assertion that Comey three times assured him he was not under investigation. "I can tell you that I hold Director Comey in the absolute highest regard".

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  • Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi reviews security situation in J&K

    Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi reviews security situation in J&K

    He is scheduled to hold a meeting with top civil, police and army officers to review the security situation in the state. "Medical issues to be discussed during the deliberations include diabetes mellitus, obesity, PCOS, strike, CVD, hypertension, lifestyle related cancers, trauma and road accidents, thyroid, bone disorders, toxicants, drug addiction, smoking, psychiatric morbidities, medico-legal issues and technology and medicine", said Ashraf Ganie, Convener of the conclave.

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  • After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers USA invite

    After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers USA invite

    Ties between Seoul and Beijing have soured over the South's deployment of a controversial USA anti-missile system aimed at guarding against threats from the nuclear-armed North. North Korea hard-liners, The Guardian reported . Moon has expressed hoped that South Korea could emerge from peace between the two Koreas as a leading player in East Asian security and economic diplomacy.

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  • Real eliminates Atletico to reach Champions League final

    Real eliminates Atletico to reach Champions League final

    With Atletico winning 2-0 and close to overturning the 3-0 loss from the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Benzema showed why he remains one of the best strikers in the world. Zinedine Zidane faces a selection dilemma over the duo when Sevilla visit this weekend after they were both benched again at Atletico Madrid in midweek, although his main focus will simply be on securing the first of four wins which would see Real crowned both Spanish and European champions.

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