• Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

    Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

    The threat was related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft. But he also noted that the president talked about "common threats to our two countries, including threats to civil aviation. His tweets came minutes after a spokeswoman for Russia's foreign ministry described the reports in a post on Facebook as " yet another fake ". Anthony Cordesman, a national security expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said allies will be trying to size up Trump's "actual ...

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  • New Orleans removes second Confederate-era monument

    New Orleans removes second Confederate-era monument

    Police watch over demonstrators both for and against the removal of confederate era statues, as city workers prepare to remove the Jefferson Davis Statue in New Orleans , Thursday, May 11, 2017 . Around 4 a.m., two workers approached the Davis statue in a work lift and wrapped part of it in green plastic. Still slated for removal, at a time to be determined, are the statue of Robert E.

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  • USA ambassador says Chinese leverage is key to North Korea

    USA ambassador says Chinese leverage is key to North Korea

    The Security Council first imposed sanctions on North Korea in 2006 and has stiffened them in response to its five nuclear tests and two long-range rocket launches. South Korean President Moon Jae-in slammed the latest missile test as a "reckless provocation". Earlier on Monday at a daily news briefing, United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric called the latest missile launch by the DPRK a "violation of Security Council resolutions and a threat to peace and security in the region".

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  • Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

    Speculation is rife that Trump will announce an embassy transfer while on a visit to Israel next week. It says leaders from Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan and all six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have been invited. "On the contrary, it would advance it by correcting an historical injustice and by shattering the Palestinian fantasy that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel", Netanyahu said this morning.

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  • What kind of dialogue do you want on OBOR, China asks India

    For his part, Gentiloni said the just-concluded Belt and Road forum had sent a positive signal to the world economy and global trade. The daily said if India sees itself as a big power, it should get accustomed to the many divergences with China, and try to manage these divergences with China.

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  • Presidential Candidate Jahangiri Urges Rivals to Offer Realistic Employment Plans

    His supporters often call Rouhani's political team "traitors" for making the nuclear agreement with the United States and other world powers. Centrist-leaning President Hassan Rouhani faces an uphill battle for a second term. Some have speculated that Qalibaf could serve as a vice president in Raisi's administration in exchange for his support. Tehran's hardline mayor, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, has withdrawn from Iran's presidential election.

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  • Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

    Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

    President Donald Trump is welcoming Turkey's president to the White House for their first face-to-face meeting Tuesday, even as Turkish officials fumed over a US decision to arm the Syrian Kurds. Turkey has become a close ally of Russian Federation in the past year, marking an extraordinary U-turn in a once rocky relationship, and Turkey is showing signs that it is less interested in having allies in the West.

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  • Asesinan a Javier Valdez, cronista del narcotráfico

    Fue uno de los fundadores de " Ríodoce " y también era corresponsal del diario "La Jornada", así como autor de varios libros. " Narcoperiodismo: La prensa en medio del crimen y la denuncia " fue el último libro que publicó en septiembre del 2016.

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  • McDonald's pulls UK ad that upset bereavement groups

    McDonald's pulls UK ad that upset bereavement groups

    Many found it offensive, to which the hamburger chain said in an email statement , "We apologise for any upset this advert has caused. This was by no means an intention of ours". As she tells him what his dad was like, the boy looks sad as they do not seem to have much in common. Speaking to the MailOnline a spokesperson for the company said: "We can confirm today that we have taken the decision to withdraw our 'Dad" TV advert.

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  • Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

    Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

    After reviewing body camera video of the shooting, which has not been released publicly, Balch Springs police officials fired Oliver. At first, police said that the auto was "backing down the street" toward police in "an aggressive manner ", and so they shot at the vehicle, shooting Edwards in the head and killing him.

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  • 3 arrested at gathering denouncing Confederate torch protest

    According to the Daily Progress , a local newspaper, several dozen protesters gathered in the park around 9 p.m. carrying torches and chanting, "You will not replace us", "Blood and soil" and "Russia is our friend". Spencer made national news past year, shortly after the election of Donald Trump, when he gave a speech to a far-right gathering replete with anti-Semitism, stock phrases from Nazi propaganda and calls for the conversion of the United States into a whites-only ethnic enclave.

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  • Today India to present Kulbhushan Jadhav case before International Court

    Today India to present Kulbhushan Jadhav case before International Court

    India was informed more than three weeks after Jadhav's arrest. The facts presented by India establish the violation of all principles of United Nations charter and Vienna Convention because of the nature of the trial which destroyed any credibility or sanctity of the army court's decision sentencing him to death, he said.

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  • China and U.S. reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas

    China and U.S. reach agreement on beef, poultry, natural gas

    The U.S. has emphasized its safe production system, and most concerns have been addressed, he said. Vice-Commerce Minister Yu Jianhua said the agreement altered the expectation of a possible trade war between the two sides, adding that stable China-US relations will be a "positive force" for the recovery of the global economy.

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  • Trump 'shared secret information about IS' with Russian officials

    Trump 'shared secret information about IS' with Russian officials

    The intelligence shared at the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak was supplied by a USA ally in the fight against the militant group, both officials said. The US leader's disclosure of classified information did not break the law, according to the national security blog Lawfare , but such revelations could expose sources and methods and "substantially harm" US intelligence gathering partnerships with foreign governments.

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  • Small plane carrying four New Yorkers goes missing near Bahamas

    The plane was flying at 24 thousand feet and about 300 knots when air traffic control lost contact. Those onboard have been identified as Nathan Ulrich and Jennifer Blumin, along with her four-year-old and 10-year-old sons. "There's no indication of significant adverse weather at the time", a Coast Guard spokesman told ABC news. The Coast Guard is searching for an aircraft carrying two adults and two children that went missing on Tuesday near the Bahamas.

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  • Lawmakers Agree Trump Must Turn Over Comey Tapes if He Has Them

    They can make recommendations, but the president will ultimately make the hiring decision. "We have got to make sure that these tapes, if they exist, don't mysteriously disappear", he said. "Nearly all of them are very well-known", Trump said before taking off for Lynchburg, Virginia, where he gave the commencement address at Liberty University.

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  • Democrat Lawmaker Calls For Trump's Impeachment

    Democrat Lawmaker Calls For Trump's Impeachment

    As the 100-day mark of Trump's presidency approaches, only 32% of millennials approve of his performance so far, according to a poll released on Tuesday, April 25, by the Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics. Of course, all this assumes that if Trump runs again, he will be the Republican nominee, which won't happen if Ohio Gov. John Kasich has anything to say about it.

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  • Ley 2x1 es símbolo de impunidad, considera jefe de gabinete argentino

    Ley 2x1 es símbolo de impunidad, considera jefe de gabinete argentino

    Así lo informó el ministro de Justicia, Germán Garavano, al término de una reunión de gabinete que encabezó el presidente Mauricio Macri. En todos los casos hemos tratado de ser muy cuidadosos. La decisión fue adoptada con el voto de los jueces Elena Highton de Nolasco, Carlos Rosenkrantz y Horacio Rosatti , en tanto que Ricardo Lorenzetti y Juan Carlos Maqueda se expresaron en disidencia .

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  • Cooperativistas tomaron el Ministerio de Energía en rechazo al tarifazo

    Cooperativistas tomaron el Ministerio de Energía en rechazo al tarifazo

    Según explicaron, en diciembre se había firmado una resolución al conflicto que mantienen pero aún no ha sido aplicada. Sufrieron una escalada en la tarifa del 567%. Los trabajadores de CueroFlex , Curtinpek y Cooperativa Beccar realizaron una protesta dentro de la cartera que depende de Juan José Aranguren . En noviembre del año pasado, trabajadores de empresas recuperadas habían tomado el Ministerio de Energía por la suba de tarifas.

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  • Donald Trump intelligence sharing risks damaging U.S. alliances: AP analysis

    Donald Trump intelligence sharing risks damaging U.S. alliances: AP analysis

    Other Republicans, however, expressed concern. They said it was considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the USA government. He also stressed that no US representatives who were in the room during the meeting thought Trump's comments to the Russians were problematic, going on later to say that what the president shared was "nothing you would not know from open source reporting".

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  • Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

    Sergey Kislyak. Lischka, who sits on the German parliament's intelligence oversight committee, noted that Trump has access to "exclusive and highly sensitive information including in the area of combating terrorism". The CIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence declined to comment Monday evening. Republican Susan Collins, a ME senator, put her party's apparent exasperation more concisely in a light-hearted aside comment to reporters.

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  • 'Patient data has not been accessed' during NHS attack

    White House officials said that President Donald Trump ordered an "emergency meeting" to address a global cyberattack that Europol says has so far hit more than 100,000 organizations in at least 150 countries. Experts told CNNTech that an unidentified cyber security researcher accidentally stopped the spread of WannaCry by registering a domain name contained in the ransomware's code.

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  • Election Commission extends EVM hackathon challenge to all political parties

    Considering the doubts being raised about EVMs, EC has asked political parties to suggest new rules. "We want all future elections to be conducted only by using EVMs with Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)", Rai said. He said VVPAT, the paper trial mechanism that enables a voter to confirm if the vote he has been cast for a candidate actually goes to him, has not been universally installed.

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  • Merkel In Pole Position For German Election After St

    In January, the Social Democrats' national ratings soared after former European Parliament president Martin Schulz was nominated as Mrs Merkel's challenger. "I take personal responsibility for this defeat.", she said. The Free Democratic Party (FDP), Germany's liberals, fared significantly better with around 12 percent of the votes and are already claiming a comeback on the national political stage, according to its chairman Christian Lindner.

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  • Israel fuming at US's concern over embassy move to Jerusalem

    Israel's right-wing had placed high hopes in Trump's presidency following his pledges of ardent support for Israel and a commitment to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city of Jerusalem. Hours after the interview was broadcast, Netanyahu issued a rare statementresponding to Tillerson's remarks. Israel occupied the West Bank , Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem in 1967.

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  • Assad Crematorium Wiping Out Evidence of Mass Killings, State Dept. Says

    Assad Crematorium Wiping Out Evidence of Mass Killings, State Dept. Says

    Gallant, a retired IDF general, said reports of the Syrian president executing prisoners and burning their bodies "crosses a red line" and is "nothing less than a genocide", with "hundreds of thousands killed". But he said that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had raised concerns about Assad's brutality with Russia's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrovm during the latter's visit to Washington last week.

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