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Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte


The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives, which is dominated by Duterte allies, declared during the first hearing on the matter that while the complaint was sufficient in form, there was insufficient substance to proceed. Gary Alejano who accused the president of violating the Constitution in allowing killings linked to the war on drugs and treason in conferral with China on matters of the maritime domain. Read More »

Hannity Slams FBI Brass: 'How Stupid Do They Think We Are?'


Comey meanwhile refused to comment on where the Russian Federation investigation stands now or who on the Trump team is being examined for possible collusion with Moscow. "It's still very unclear - and I hope director that you will clear this up - why the FBI's treatment of these two investigations was so dramatically different", she asked. Read More »

17 shot dead in PNG prison breakout


Police said in a statement there were "17 now deceased at the Angau (Memorial Hospital) morgue" and local media are reporting they were shot during the breakout on Friday. "I am warning them that they will be caught". It is the same prison where police shot dead 12 inmates during a jailbreak past year. "This time we will do it again, so the escapees must surrender and not let us go after them", Waigambe said, referring to a February 2016 prison breakout when around 94 men escaped from the ... Read More »

Trump tasks new commission to examine election fraud

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said Thursday he has been asked to serve on an election fraud commission that is being spearheaded by President Donald Trump. He sparked a political firestorm on Tuesday when he fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey . "If the Trump administration really cares about election integrity", Ho said, "it will divulge its supposed evidence before embarking on this commission boondoggle". Read More »

What is 'WannaCrypt?' Ransomware targets 100000 groups


Though there are undoubtedly professionals who share data unconditionally - as MalwareTech himself did - yesterday's events make it clear that the efforts of the information security community need greater alignment, and that the world can not rely on a combination of serendipity and lazy coding to prevent the next attack. Read More »

Sen. John Cornyn among candidates to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director


Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein produced a memo that cited as justification Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation and his insistence that he would have done things the same way if he had another opportunity. How dare they posture indignantly about Trump's supposed dishonesty? "The fact that Trump is saying these things in the midst of all of this is proof positive that he is not listening to counsel - in fact, he may not even be talking to counsel", Buell said. Read More »

Mishra visits CBI office to file complaint against Kejriwal, AAP leaders

He was removed as Delhi water minister hours before he made his allegations public. On Wednesday, ruckus ensued at Mishra's protest site after Bhardwaj stormed in and attempted to assault him. His own party's minister has now accused him of taking Rs 2 crore. Speaking to ANI Swamy said, "Kejriwal is a fraud". Mishra said he knew Kejriwal was "not bothered about my life" and sought to know "the details of the foreign trips of your five friends Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Satyendar Jain, ... Read More »

North Korea says tested missile can carry a nuclear warhead


China remains one of North Korea's only allies and is responsible for much of the heavily sanctioned nation's economy. Moon has advocated dialogue with North Korea to denuclearize. U.S. Pacific Command said the projectile, which fell into the Sea of Japan, wasn't consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile and didn't pose a threat to North America. Read More »

Blue House: S.Korean leader Moon discuss N.Korea with China's Xi


The election of South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, has given fresh hope of a thawing in relations with China, which have recently been strained due to the deployment of a controversial missile defense system in South Korea. China says the system does little to curb the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which Pyongyang has been pressing ahead with in defiance of US pressure and United Nations sanctions. Read More »

Trump invites South Korean president Moon to Washington

No specific timing was set. The two Asian neighbors have experienced a chill in relations as Beijing has strongly opposed the installation of the THAAD battery for fear it could hurt its security and carried out retaliatory economic measures against South Korean businesses. Read More »

Trump Team Hails US-China Trade Deal As 'Herculean Accomplishment'


What is far less clear is whether Trump's first deal with China will do much to narrow the USA trade deficit, which stood at $347 billion past year. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller, who served on Trump's transition team, traveled to China to assist in the trade negotiations. But trade experts questioned the magnitude of the deal. Read More »

Asian shares gain, shrug off cyberattack, NK missile launch


North Korean state media said Monday that the missile Pyongyang test-fired a day earlier is a new weapon, able to carry a heavy nuclear warhead to unprecedented distances - possibly as far as USA soil. "North Korea has been a flagrant menace for far too long". Abe added that the three countries also seek to cooperate with China and Russian Federation to pressure North Korea to comply with U.N. Read More »

Happy Mother's Day: 10 facts


I was fortunate to have one of the best moms that has ever mom'd. I believe in love at first sight for you are the first person I saw when I opened my eyes and had loved you since that day dear mom. Children, or perhaps husbands, take mothers out to eat so she doesn't have to cook on that one day of the year. Mother's Day is celebrated from the Greek and Romans time. Read More »

Syria will abide by 'de-escalation'


Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem speaks during a news conference in Damascus, Syria May 8, 2017. "We do not accept a role for the United Nations or global forces to monitor the agreement", Muallem told a televised news conference on Monday. Read More »

Bathroom Bill Has One More Chance In The Texas House

The lawsuit suggested that, despite Beggs taking testosterone under a "safe harbor" provision, that he caused a higher risk of injury to other wrestlers and carried an unfair adventage. Mark Wiggins, lobbyist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators, said teacher groups have already been working to curb this misconduct - in part by training teachers on how to use social media in appropriate ways. Read More »

N. Korea missile launch due to 'state of paranoia'

State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most ideal weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the US", warning that "the USA should not. Trump has vowed not to let that happen. "Our military and people don't blink an eyelash at any provocative actions by the enemies and will never give up on our powerful self-defence even for the whole world", it said. Read More »

The hero who accidentally stopped the cyberattack from spreading

As employees return to work on Monday and turn on their computers, the number of infections could rise, the agency said. These attacks came to a halt on Saturday however, when a United Kingdom cyber security researcher accidentally activated a "kill switch" in the malware, with the help of Darien Huss from security firm Proofpoint. Read More »

Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa, say activists


The U.S. has already made it clear that once Raqqa is liberated, Syrian Arabs rather than Kurds will govern the city. Worse, it came just before President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to the United States. "The question now is what the United States can do to limit the damage to its relations with Turkey and how far the Turks will go in demonstrating their displeasure", said Howard Eissenstat, an associate professor at St Lawrence University in NY. Read More »

French prosecutors investigate hacking of Macron campaign

The demonstrators were protesting both against Macron-criticized by many on France's far left as a member of a discredited elite in thrall to global capitalism-and against his defeated far-right nationalist rival, Marine Le Pen. Though Le Pen's loss was a resounding defeat, many in the National Front feel that her strong showing, despite the loss, indicates that they are headed in the right direction. Read More »