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General Election could hurt Nicola Sturgeon


The First Minister said the party would continue to be "Scotland's bulwark" against the dangers of an unopposed Tory government. Ahead of the June 8 elections in the UK, Nicola Sturgeon asked voters on Monday for "a seat at the negotiating table". Read More »

House Oversight Committee Requests Comey Records Related To Trump

While the White House initially cited a Justice Department recommendation and Comey's very public handling of the Clinton email investigation as reasons, those explanations quickly shifted. There is no sign the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is closing. The New York Times has not acquired the memos themselves; only other Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have seen them. Read More »

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

Chinese daily suggests that New Delhi can learn from Beijing-Washington relations while tensions between New Delhi and Beijing should not be regarded as signal for intense geopolitical competition. "If they have the answer they can give me the answer in public and private". President Xi Jinping of China has promised to invest a further $121.7 billion in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative - an worldwide infrastructure scheme that was launched by China in 2014 to revive the ancient ... Read More »

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers


Every day, our police officers and staff go out to work not knowing what they might face, but do so with the utmost professionalism and bravery. The bravery shown by police officers such as former Bromley Pc Keith Palmer in the Westminster terror attack will be remembered at a new police memorial. Read More »

THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief


On Sunday, the DPRK test fired a medium long-range ballistic missile. The Rodong Sinmun said the issue of nuclear weapons is a matter of concern between the North and the US and warned against South Korean interference, accusing the South of being a "puppet" of Washington. Read More »

Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

Despite a 0-2 series hole, the Spurs training staff will have until Saturday to attempt to heal Leonard's sprained ankle. Andre Iguodala didn't play in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night, but his 21-year-old rookie understudy Patrick McCaw did, and the kid turned in a performance more than worthy of Andre himself. Read More »

Union chief Len McCluskey sets low bar for Labour

Labour now trails the Conservative Party by a margin of between 16 to 20 percentage points depending on the poll. Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election to try to boost her parliamentary majority ahead of divorce negotiations with the European Union. Read More »

India to take part in Champions Trophy, squad on Monday

Manish Pandey and Mohammad Shami have also been successful to make it to the 15-member squad for the Champions Trophy which will be played in England. With Suresh Raina looking unfit, Manish Pandey was the expected seventh batsman. "We've been preparing him for the Champions Trophy" said MSK Prasad, the chairman of selectors. Read More »

Bon Jovi surprises grads, guests with commencement show


Now a silver fox, the rock star explained on Twitter that he wrote an original song "about the idea of a graduation and what happens on life's journey", which he would perform for the winning university . Some 3,200 students from 54 countries and 40 states were in attendance at MetLife Stadium, the same venue Bon Jovi officially christened in 2010 with a four-night stretch of concerts. Read More »

Outraged US lawmakers demand to see Comey memo

Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. Furthermore, in a sensational development, sources told The New York Times and then CNN on Tuesday night that Comey wrote down his account of Trump's request over the probe in a memo that is about to become one of Washington's most famed artifacts. Read More »

Rangers should be 'embarrassed' in third: Derek McInnes


Gers manager Pedro Caixinha's claim the Dons are about to be usurped by the Light Blues has angered the Aberdeen manager , who takes his side to Ibrox tonight. Lennon is in charge of Hibernian now but don't think for a second that he'll turn down the chance to take a swipe at Rangers when the opportunity presents itself. Read More »

Supreme Court Won't Revive North Carolina's Voter ID Law

Due to this power split, the use of a private attorney, and several other factors, the Supreme Court was beset with a " blizzard of filings over who is and who is not authorized to seek review" on behalf of the state at the highest level, reads the order written by Chief Justice John Roberts . Read More »

U.S. spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

President Donald Trump is to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the holy Christian city Bethlehem in a symbolic visit to the West Bank town at the end of May. In his letter, Obama said he determined that it is "necessary" for national security to once again delay implementation of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995. Read More »

Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

McCain, who chairs the Armed Services Committee, also called it "unacceptable" for Trump to invite Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov into the Oval Office last week, calling him a "stooge". "Memos, transcripts, tapes - the list keeps getting longer". Comey intends to "go public" with the memos from his interactions with Trump, according to NBC's Ken Dilanian. Read More »

Turkey tells USA it won't accept Syrian Kurdish fighters in the region


The two leaders met amid strong disagreements between the USA and Turkey regarding Washington's support for the YPG as Turkey views the group as the Syrian offshoot of the terrorist PKK organization. Mr. Trump told reporters the USA and Turkey both face a "new enemy in the fight against terrorism" and that the two "seek to face this threat together". Read More »

Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?


The revelation deepened a political crisis for Trump's White House by introducing the possibility that the president may have obstructed justice, an impeachable offense. Trump on May 9 fired Comey, who led the FBI investigation into the ties between Russian officials and Trump's presidential campaign, an issue that Congress also addresses. Read More »

Israel provided intelligence Donald Trump shared with Russians


To prepare for his trip, Trump has been meeting with briefers including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, White House national security adviser H.R. "Lacking credibility makes dealing with crises infinitely more hard", said Alex Conant, a Republican communications strategist who advised the presidential bid of Florida Sen. Read More »

Friend of Trump: Comey was not obligated to tell Congress

In dismissing Comey last week, Trump created the very real possibility that a respected law enforcement official known for an outspoken nature and willingness to buck political convention could resurface in public. Republican and Democratic lawmakers said they wanted to see the memo. Democrats immediately pounced on The Times' report and called on their GOP colleagues to push for the truth from the White House. Read More »

Microsoft was hoarding patches for WannaCry exploit


Over the weekend, European authorities estimated that at least 200,000 computers were infected, but the sum may have substantially increased on Monday with China reporting some 40,000 public and private organizations hit with the malware. Read More »

Law enforcement memorial ceremony set for Tuesday evening


Officers from all over Minnesota have traveled to the State Police Memorial, where they stand in silent vigil for 30-minute shifts. "I've been in law enforcement for 37 years, so I know more than a handful of the names on the list unfortunately", says Barre Police Chief Tim Bombardier. Read More »

Comey on Trump Tapes: I Hope They Exist. That Would Be Perfect


Critics have alleged that President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey was an effort to stifle the FBI probe. Comey's dismissal stunned lawmakers, roiled Washington politics, and deepened questions about Trump's administration and the independence of USA law-enforcement agencies from political pressure. Read More »