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Dem Lawmaker To Call For Trump's Impeachment This Morning On House Floor

Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, a member of the Judiciary Committee, called the memo as reported "powerful evidence of obstruction of justice". The Senate Intelligence Committee invited former Comey to testify before the panel and requested that the FBI turn over any memos alleging President Trump sought to halt the bureau's investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Read More »

Woodward on Trump firing Comey: 'This is not yet Watergate'

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President Donald Trump stunned Washington on Tuesday with his decision to fire Comey, whose agency is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. "House Republicans on recess this week are facing angry voters demanding an independent investigation", Katy Tur said on MSNBC. He wanted somebody that could bring credibility back to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that had been lost over this last several months. Read More »

Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

I do not do this for political purposes Mr. Speaker, I do this because I believe in the great ideals that this country stands for - liberty and justice for all. The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump shared highly classified, sensitive information related to the fight against the Islamic State last week during a meeting with the Russian foreign minister and the ambassador. Read More »

North Korea's missile programme progressing faster: Defence Minister

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It has ignored calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally. He said Sunday's launch - the seventh such firing by North Korea this year - may have been of a new mobile, two-stage liquid-fueled missile North Korea displayed in a huge April 15 military parade. Read More »

Microsoft says NSA to blame for Wannacry

The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen. The severity of the attack - United Kingdom hospitals in several cases asked only those with life-threatening or severe conditions to seek care at facilities affected by the virus - has prompted an intense debate among computer executives, former intelligence officials, and activists about who exactly is to blame for the attack. Read More »

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

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Between Jan. 22 and April 29, federal immigration agents arrested almost 11,000 immigrants with no criminal convictions, a 156 percent increase in arrests for that group over the same period a year ago. "People who are unlawfully present in the US and particularly, people who are unlawfully present in the United States who have committed a crime, will be encountered by state and local law enforcement officers before they're encountered by immigration and customs enforcement agents", he said. Read More »

France's Hollande nears exit as party falls apart

But under Marine Le Pen, who took over the leadership from her father in 2011, the FN has worked to clean up its image. French President Francois Hollande chaired his final cabinet meeting Wednesday before handing over the reins to Emmanuel Macron , with his Socialist Party close to implosion. Read More »

Trump says 'fast decision' possible on replacing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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Trump fired Comey last week amid an ongoing investigation into whether Trump campaign aides colluded with Russian officials to sway the election in Trump's favor. A sad moment for even this White House. But here's the only thing that we should be talking about: What is the process for removing Donald Trump from the nation's highest office? "The president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer said numerous times in answer to rapid-fire questions. Read More »

Dems erupt after report says Trump asked Comey to end Flynn probe

In a series of morning tweets, Trump declared he has "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation. According to the report , Trump asked to meet with Comey alone following a national security briefing involving Vice President Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Read More »

Putin: Russia willing to turn over transcript of Trump meeting with Russians

An official with knowledge of what was said in the Oval Office described Trump as being boastful about his knowledge of an Islamic State plot involving laptops and airliners. Brig. Gen. Amnon Sofrin, formerly a senior officer in the Mossad, used a phone call with journalists to express frustration over Trump's disclosures. Read More »

Haley: US might look at sanctions on countries aiding North Korea

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South Korean and USA authorities had determined that over its numerous launches of missiles and space launch vehicles, North Korea has acquired long-range, guidance and control technologies capabilities, but had not yet acquired the final stage of re-entry technology in its ballistic missile program. Read More »

Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation

Senator for Maine, Angus King (I-ME), said that if the claims about a paper trail by Comey suggesting that Trump was trying to affect the investigation were true, it would be a step towards the impeachment process "because obstruction of justice is such a serious offence". Read More »

Democrats, Intelligence Officials Warn Trump Disclosures Put Lives At Risk

From Flynn, who was forced to resign as national security adviser after he repeatedly misled Pence and others about his interactions with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, to Carter Page, a one-time Trump foreign policy adviser, to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, to political gadfly - and sometimes Trump adviser - Roger Stone, there have been a slew of reports that raise questions about the appropriateness of the interactions between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Read More »

Wakefield cat could lose his world record

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Omar rose to fame when Miss Hirst made a decision to set up a social media account for the cat two weeks ago. Guinness said of the Maine Coon breed: "There is a myth, impossible in reality, but encouraged by its typical brown tabby colouring and abundant fur, that it resulted from matings between semi-wild cats and raccoons". Read More »

Donald Trump asked James Comey to shut down Flynn probe

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", the White House said in a statement. "The president has utmost respect for our law enforcement agencies, and all investigations". Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the president's request soon after the February Oval Office meeting with the president, an associate who has seen the memo told The Associated Press. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron prepares to introduce new French government

Bernard Accoyer, a former Republicans president of the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, was more explicit and said that Philippe would have to say whether he would support candidates from his Republicans party, or candidates from Macron's En Marche! movement. Read More »

'Sensitive' India needs to look beyond rifts with China: State-run media

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In an interview with Chinese state-run People's Daily last week, the vice-governor of the People's Bank of China, Yi Gang, said Belt and Road suffered from structural financing problems and needed support from worldwide lenders. Other governments welcome Chinese investment in a region the Asian Development Bank says needs to spend $7 trillion this decade on ports, railways and other facilities to keep economies growing. Read More »

Trump faces fallout over Comey appeal, intelligence sharing

Detail of Mr Trump's intervention came in a memo, written by Mr Comey and read by the New York Times , in which he said the President had also suggested he try to imprison journalists who published classified information. Bush administration. He sent memos to his chief of staff that surfaced years later in The Times . During a news conference on Monday afternoon, Mr Green accused the President of obstructing the ongoing investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation and ... Read More »

Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

And while Comey himself has been silent, his associates have been exposing intriguing details of his encounters with Trump. Supporters of President Donald Trump concerned about a rush to judgment based on hearsay, anonymous sources, and reporting about private memos written by fired FBI Director James Comey shouldn't have to wait long to see whether there is documentation to support these latest claims against the president. Read More »

Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

The survey was conducted after the first two presidential debates, held in April and May. It's simple. Raisi is the true face of the Islamic Republic, while Rouhani is a façade. "It is my belief that Iranian ethnic and religious groups can play an equal role in the development and progress of the country", the presidential hopeful said , adding that their talents should be utilized in the country's management. Read More »

Sen. John Cornyn removes self from consideration for Federal Bureau of Investigation director role

Cornyn, a former Texas attorney general, was considered among the possible candidates to replace former FBI Director James Comey, whom President Donald Trump fired on May 9. From a political landscape, Cornyn now serves as the Senate Majority Whip and Republicans control 52 Senate seats, both factors that may have lead some Republicans to try and convince Cornyn to hold his position. Read More »

What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

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The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) should shoulder some blame for the attack, which targets vulnerabilities in Microsoft Corp systems and has infected some 30,000 Chinese organizations as of Saturday, the China Daily said. "There have been no decryption keys identified, so far". It's unclear who is behind the massive attack, but researchers have found clues in the code linking the ransomware to North Korea. Read More »