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Trump lawyers describe Russian Federation income

Such normal sales would not be separately identified as "Russian" or listed specifically on tax returns, the letter explains. At first the Republican president said that he doubted that he would return his tax returns, and then said that "nobody cares" about his returns, other than the reporters. Read More »

Microsoft Offers Free Security Fixes After Global Cyber Attack

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Renault's futuristic assembly line in Slovenia, where rows of robots weld auto bodies together, was stopped cold. In the wake of the attack, Microsoft said it had taken the "highly unusual step" of releasing a patch for computers running older operating systems including Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003. Read More »

In testing missile, N. Korea challenges South's new leader

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe slammed the latest launch as "totally unacceptable" and a "grave threat" to Tokyo. Japanese officials said it reached an unusually high altitude of 1,240 miles, which could indicate a new type of missile. military bases in Okinawa. President Moon Jae-in chairs a National Security Council session at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on May 14, 2017, to discuss North Korea's missile launch earlier in the day. Read More »

Security alert at Leeds Bradford

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Officers were called to the site just after 8pm this evening and a cordon has been put in place. Bradfiord Airport has reopened after a security scare yesterday evening resulted in passengers being evacuated and flights redirected. "We ask that passengers with any flight queries contact their airline directly". Passengers and staff were evacuated from the airport and arriving and departing flights were delayed. Read More »

France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

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Macron's inauguration ceremony was steeped in French ritual and tradition. Macron will officially take power on Sunday following an inau. Security was tight with around 1,500 police officers deployed near the presidential palace and the nearby Champs Elysees avenue and surrounding roads were blocked off. Read More »

Pope Francis Claims Godless Life Leads To Hell — Surprise

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He donated it to the sanctuary, where it is now embedded in the crown of the statue that Francis prayed before on Friday night. Francis said investigations are continuing into the first alleged apparitions when the reported visionaries were children or teenagers, but again made it clear that he is highly sceptical about today's claims. Read More »

Tillerson to answer climate questions at Arctic Council

While the council only has the power to issue advisories, the language in the statement signed by Tillerson comes in stark contrast to statements and promises made by President Trump about climate change. The Paris Agreement entered into force on November 4, 2016 and has been signed by 197 countries, of which 135 have now formally ratified it, which represent more than 75 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Read More »

President Xi expects more Belt and Road cooperation with Spain

Xi called for regional co-operation in finance - a field where China's huge state-owned banking industry and $3 trillion of foreign currency reserves would make it the dominant player. The Credit Suisse report said the initiative could become even more promising as a more "isolationist" administration in the United States created windows of opportunity. Read More »

Trump says he could pick FBI head by next week

After Trump tweeted in March that President Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap on his phones in Trump Tower, three ex-employees told The Associated Press that as a businessman, Trump not only anxious about possible listening devices in his phones and office but had also occasionally taped his own phone conversations. Read More »

Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile test

U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed not to let that happen. In Washington, White House officials said President Donald Trump had been briefed about the North Korean launch. Consistent with his party's policy proposal favoring engagement, President Moon subsequently called for a dialogue with the North to discuss ending its nuclear weapon program and volunteered to travel there if necessary, but also warned that continued military provocations would make that new engagement more hard. Read More »

Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile flew for 30 minutes and dropped in the sea between the North's east coast and Japan. The launch was also aimed at "maximising the North's political leverage" ahead of possible negotiations with the U.S., as Pyongyang and Washington both recently signalled they were open to talks, he added. Read More »

Korea challenges South's new leader

The White House also suggested Trump felt that the intermediate-range missile, which flew more than 700 kilometers (435 miles) before landing in the Sea of Japan, may have caused some anger in Russia because of the proximity of its impact to Russian territory. Read More »

Macron sworn in as France's new president

His predecessor, François Hollande, welcomed him in the courtyard, shaking hands in front of hundreds of journalists. Macron becomes France's youngest post-war leader and the first to be born after 1958 when President Charles de Gaulle put in place the Fifth Republic. Read More »

Macron backs Paris' 2024 Olympic bid

Ugur Erdener is an evaluation commission member and was part of the Los Angeles trip. The IOC is considering awarding two Olympics at its September meeting in Peru, 2024 and 2028, one for each city. Casey Wasserman , chairman of the LA2024 campaign, hosted 70 members of the International Olympic Committee at his home on Wednesday night (10May17) in an effort to convince them Los Angeles is the ideal choice to take on the future sporting event. Read More »

Trump says he will nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon

Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign. White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway has indicated the president isn't particularly anxious about the appearance that Trump's decision to fire Comey was an attempt to remove a check on his power and quell the escalating investigation into his campaign. Read More »

China, US seal trade deal as ties warm up

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By mid-July, U.S. beef producers will have broader access to Chinese markets, while America will move forward on allowing the import of cooked poultry from China, according to a joint statement announcing the deal. The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) also joined the chorus of trade associations praising the multi-sector trade deal. "It could also support direct Chinese investment into liquefaction and upstream developments on USA soil". Read More »

North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

The missile was sacked early on Sunday from a region named Kusong located northwest of Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing, the last time in February. The latest test was the North's first launch since a controversial USA missile defense system deployed in the South became operational on May 2. "The type of missile is being assessed and the flight was not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile", it ... Read More »

CIA Creates 'Mission Center' On North Korea Threat

The prosecutors called for the arrests and extraditions of those they say led or were involved with "the disgusting state-sponsored crime". The new unit will work closely with the U.S. He said the Central Intelligence Agency does not appear to want to, for example, jam North Korean communications or drop weapons on it. The North also said "a guy surnamed Han" taught Kim how to enlist accomplices. Read More »

Trump threatens Comey in Twitter outburst

In an interview with NBC on Thursday , the president revealed that he had spoken with Comey multiple times about the Russian Federation investigation, including two phone calls and a dinner, before ultimately choosing to dismiss him. McCabe's assessment about Comey's level of support was subsequently backed up by the FBI Agents Association. "It took a lot of guts". The FBI investigation was looking into possible collusion between Trump election campaign officials and Moscow. Read More »

Comey better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks, Trump warns

Mr McCabe promised to tell senators of any White House meddling into the agency's probe on Russian Federation. "He deserves our appreciation for his public service", Rosenstein wrote . "I think he asked for the dinner, and he wanted to stay on as the Federal Bureau of Investigation head", the president told Holt. "I respect him a lot", Trump told CBS on November 13, adding that he wanted to speak to the director before making a decision about whether to keep him on. Read More »

Sarah Paulson Lost It When She Saw Madonna at Met Gala 2017!

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Kate is wearing Tory Burch . But we should have anticipated Rihanna would be the one to bring the drama in a major gown, after all, this is the woman who literally shut down the red carpet at the "China: Through the Looking Glass" gala in a custom yellow creation from Guo Pei that was nearly the entire length of the Met's famous stairway. Read More »