• Trump had no income from Russians, lawyer says, with some exceptions

    Trump had no income from Russians, lawyer says, with some exceptions

    The word admittedly appears in quotes - and we know that the president hasn't the foggiest idea how quotation marks work - so it's possible that Trump wasn't being literal. The poll found that a majority of Americans - 54 percent - think Trump letting Comey go was not appropriate. Democrats have argued that everything about Comey's firing was unorthodox, from the way he was informed to the timing itself.

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  • Graban a Temer dando aval a sobornos

    El diputado Rocha habría recibido, a cambio de intermediar para la compañía de Batista, un primer pago de 500 mil reales (156 mil dólares) como parte de un soborno que debía totalizar, en un plazo de 20 años, 150 millones de dólares, según O'Globo, que tuvo acceso a informaciones judiciales.

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  • Macron moves to bridge right-left divide in new Cabinet

    Macron moves to bridge right-left divide in new Cabinet

    Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, who led France's military operations overseas as former President Francois Hollande's defense minister, will stay on in Macron's government as foreign minister and also be in charge of European affairs. The remaining seven ministers are not attached to any political movement. Ahead of legislative elections in June, Republican party campaign chief François Baroin accused Macron of "putting a bomb under politics rather than remodelling it".

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  • Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, who is leading his own Russian Federation investigation through the Senate Judiciary Committee, said, "Congress is now pretty much shut down when it comes to all things Flynn". Flynn previously refused to turn over the documents to Senate Intelligence Committee prompting the subpoena in the first place. Flynn is also the target of other congressional investigations as well as an ongoing FBI counterintelligence probe and a grand jury inquiry.

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  • Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

    Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

    Moon made his comments hours after his government restated its desire to resume dialogue with North Korea and three days after North Korea's latest provocative missile test . Hecker estimates that Pyongyang has enough plutonium and highly enriched uranium to produce 20 to 25 nuclear weapons and said there is " no conceivable way " the USA could destroy them all with a preemptive strike.

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  • Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe

    Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement after the hearing began into Boeing's claim that Bombardier received subsidies allowing it to sell its CSeries planes at below-market prices. Boeing said Bombardier has received more than United States dollars 3 billion in government subsidies so far that have allowed Bombardier to engage in "predatory pricing".

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  • Temer canceló su agenda y prepara un mensaje para los brasileños

    El senador también explicó que fue el propio presidente el que planteó el tema y aseguró que no estaba especialmente nervioso. El diario O Globo filtró las transcripciones de los audios realizados contra Temer en marzo último, quien a sus allegados negó la renuncia y desmintió las acusaciones.

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  • Labour spending plans to create £58bn hole in public finances, claim Tories

    McCluskey said his own support for Corbyn was rock solid and he praised Labour's election manifesto, which was launched on Tuesday and promises renationalisation of some services and measures to curb corporate excess. Labour promised to renationalise the railways, water companies and part of the energy sector in what critics said was a throwback to an era of far greater state intervention in the economy in the 1970s.

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  • It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

    Judith Guichon asked her to stay on as premier. "I think British Columbians heard the message about how important it is that we fight for jobs, especially in the face of rising USA protectionism in the United States and that we keep taxes low, stay competitive, leave more money in people's pockets and that we keep up the good work that we've been doing for four years", she said.

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  • OnePlus confirms the OnePlus 5 will be released this summer

    OnePlus confirms the OnePlus 5 will be released this summer

    No information was revealed regarding the headphone jack, particularly on whether it will remain on the OnePlus 5. It's also possible the OnePlus 5 will be the first in the series to rock a dual camera assembly on the back of the device. Now, it seems that theories on the said name of the smartphone have been confirmed . On the front side, there will be a 5.5-inch screen but OnePlus may be sticking to 1080p again, which makes sense for a display that size.

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  • Google, HTC, Lenovo working on standalone virtual reality Daydream headsets

    This time a year ago, Google introduced Daydream , a VR platform for Android devices that was built right into Android Nougat and supported by Google's own viewer hardware, the Daydream View. More importantly, they won't require any additional hardware to operate-not even a phone. All that set-up can be a pain, but this new venture hopes to get you into VR with a press of a button.

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  • Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

    Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

    FQHCs, meanwhile, serve a disproportionately low slice of this patient population: just 30 percent, even though more than half of all safety-net family planning providers are FQHCs. A state report in 2015 found that almost 30,000 fewer women received birth control, cancer screenings and other care as a result. The current system that used federal Medicaid money will expire June 30, according to the Iowa Department of Human Services.

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  • Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

    Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

    According to the International Crisis Group, at least 2,798 people, including state security personnel and Kurdish militants, have been killed in Turkey. The YPG says it is separate from the PKK, though Turkey does not accept this, and insists it does not want conflict with Ankara. "We respect those concerns, and continue regular consultations with our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally on this and other topics of mutual importance", Nauert said.

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  • My 'absolute right' to share intel

    My 'absolute right' to share intel

    Speaking at a press conference in Sochi, Russia , Putin said Moscow could send its records of the encounter - at which Trump is alleged to have shared top-secret intelligence with the Russian delegation - to the US Congress. "We need our Republican colleagues to join us in standing up, to put country over party". Trump ignored reporters' questions about whether he disclosed classified information.

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  • Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

    Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

    Recently, both governments agreed that this would not be the best time to move the Embassy, and U.S. officials said Israel did not want to deal with the matter at present and had requested Trump delay the move. The question was raised after a US consular official reportedly told an Israeli official that the wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, "is not your territory, it's part of the West Bank".

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  • 30 leaders reaffirm their commitment to Belt and Road

    Xi pledged a massive funding boost to the new Silk Road, including an extra 100 billion Yuan (US$14.50 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 380 billion in loans from two policy banks and 60 billion Yuan in aid to developing countries and worldwide institutions in new Silk Road countries.

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  • US to expand laptop ban, likely to include countries from Europe

    In March, the Department of Homeland Security rushed out a ban on electronic devices in hand luggage on flights from eight countries in North Africa and the Middle East. At the Delta area of the Cincinnati airport, a sign warned passengers that beginning Friday on flights returning to the US any electronic devices other than a cellphone would have to be placed in checked baggage.

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  • US aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

    US aircraft strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

    Syrian regime forces occupying five vehicles were targeted by U.S. airstrikes after breaching a "de-confliction zone", a USA official told CNN Thursday. The coalition is generally not fighting the Syrian government, with the exception of a USA cruise missile strike that was launched in retaliation for Assad's chemical weapons attack against rebels.

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  • Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP ) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday mocked USA news reports suggesting President Donald Trump inappropriately shared sensitive intelligence with him about terror threats involving laptops on airplanes.

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  • Flashback: What Republicans Have Said About Mishandling Classified Info

    Flashback: What Republicans Have Said About Mishandling Classified Info

    After Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer failed to confirm that the information President Donald Trump shared with Russian Federation had been provided by Israeli intelligence, two unnamed Israeli officials talked to BuzzFeed , claiming that they were, indeed, the source of the specific intelligence reports that were later "leaked".

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  • With Macron win, European market rally pauses

    Hollande will delegate his powers to Macron on Sunday, May 14. The results will make the 39-year-old former minster of economy the eighth president of the French Fifth Republic, and the youngest one ever. While he met publicly with Britain's Brexit spearhead and anti-immigration firebrand Nigel Farage, Trump has never made an appearance with the leader of France's far-right National Front.

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  • With MLB pace of game, even talks go slowly

    With MLB pace of game, even talks go slowly

    Also on the worldwide front, Manfred said work is being done to standardize the posting system that covers professional players shifting from other countries to Major League Baseball uniforms. Manfred called it "really important for us in terms of experimenting with a new partner in this area". - Hall of Famers Roberto Alomar and John Smoltz are among 16 men appointed to a new competition committee that includes managers Joe Girardi (Yankees), Mike Matheny (Cardinals), Dave Roberts (Dodgers) ...

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  • "House of Cards" bromea sobre el escándalo en Brasil

    Apuntó que le gustaría ver a la exprimera dama Michelle Obama al frente de la Casa Blanca: "Sería una presidenta formidable", concluyó la intérprete, de 51 años, al señalar que "romper los moldes" lleva su tiempo. Dígannos qué ven. Si algo a su alrededor les parece extraño, agarren el teléfono, porque en estos días hay mucho ruido, una prensa ruidosa que prefiere vivir en el pasado en lugar del presente.

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  • La ONU ratificó que la detención de Milagro Sala es

    La ONU ratificó que la detención de Milagro Sala es "arbitraria"

    Si bien explicaron que esta visita no se ocupó de casos particulares, indicaron que la posición emitida en noviembre pasado continúa "vigente". El Grupo de Trabajo de Naciones Unidas sobre Detención Arbitraria culminó su visita a la Argentina y ratificó su postura sobre el carácter " arbitrario " de la detención de la dirigente jujeña Milagro Sala, presa desde enero del año pasado en la provincia de Gerardo Morales .

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  • Netanyahu Reaffirms Israel's Commitment to Pursue

    Netanyahu Reaffirms Israel's Commitment to Pursue "a Genuine Peace"

    U.S. president said , emanating his trademark bravado. The comments come as key members of the Trump administration meet with Palestinian officals in an effort to strike a deal that will restore peace in the region. Trump also struck an optimistic note Wednesday, saying he believed an Israeli-Palestinian agreement could be reached. But he also said outsiders can not impose terms on the parties - which some see as a coded warning that there are limits to the USA willingness to invest ...

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  • Canadian prime minister Trudeau meets with Inslee

    Canadian prime minister Trudeau meets with Inslee

    Inslee and the prime minister were to briefly meet with local media before going into a private meeting at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. The two were to discuss trade, regional economic development, and climate. During his visit to the Evergreen State, Trudeau also dropped by Microsoft headquarters in the Seattle suburb of Redmond. The event, which was closed to the public and media, was focusing on topics related to cybersecurity and the race to space.

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  • 453 kilogramos de oro serán incorporados a bóvedas del BCV

    453 kilogramos de oro serán incorporados a bóvedas del BCV

    Desde el Aeropuerto Internacional Simón Bolívar, ubicado en Maiquetía, estado Vargas, el titular de la cartera minera, Jorge Arreaza , indicó que el Estado diseñó un método con el Banco de Desarrollo Económico y Social (Bandes) en el que cada día varía el precio y el Estado compra, a precio justo, el oro que se produce en los municipios mineros de Bolívar.

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  • Iowa in bullseye of severe storm risk area today

    Iowa in bullseye of severe storm risk area today

    More than 25 people were injured, the state said, without giving their conditions. Several poultry barns at a turkey processing plant across the street were badly damaged, and turkeys could be seen wandering in the debris. We've issued a Weather Alert Day as hail, high winds, and a few tornadoes look possible during the evening hours. Additional development is expected to the south and east which would spread across eastern Iowa and surrounding states.

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