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Trump calls Russia probe 'a total hoax'

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White House officials had insisted that Flynn had not discussed USA -imposed sanctions with Kislyak during the presidential transition period, but asked Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he had misled them about the nature of the calls . Read More »

Cinco de Drinko Spurs Anti-DUI Patrols Tonight and Saturday Night

Use our southern neighbor's victory over the French at the 1862 Battle of Puebla as your excuse to dress up, bust out the maracas, and knock back shots of tequila. Hold your friends accountable as you party . Strictly speaking, it is still important to Mexico's independence. Today we recognize there is so much that unites us as a city and community: hard work, sacrifice, hope, and respect.neighbor helping neighbor. Read More »

Asean urges N.Korea to comply with worldwide obligations

The 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN ) was expected on Saturday to urge North Korea to "immediately cease all actions that violate its worldwide obligations and contravene United Nations Security Council resolutions", according to a draft of the chairman's statement to be issued at the end of the meeting. Read More »

Ismail Haniya elected new head of Hamas

The Palestinian militant group Hamas has announced that Ismail Haniya has been chosen as its new overall leader. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed two US media outlets - CNN and The New York Times - for disseminating false reports about a document from Hamas , the largest of several Palestinian militant Islamist groups. Read More »

Yates: DOJ feared Russian Federation could blackmail Flynn

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Yates was called to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election because she reportedly warned the White House that Flynn had been compromised by his discussions with Kislyak about sanctions against Russia. Read More »

Pentagon Deploys Troops to Turkey's Border With Syria

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On Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu News Agency that seeing YPG and USA flags side by side on border patrols upsets him. Turkey, he added, is unlikely to launch a long-term incursion into Syria for fear of getting bogged down in a quagmire, but skirmishes along the border could continue. Read More »

Why Macron Won The French Presidential Race

According to Le Pen senior, his daughter's defeat was due to her recent agenda straying too far into the territory of the European Union, its currency and pensions, as he told French radio station RTL over the weekend. Trying to bring more people into her party will be key, and Le Pen is looking for "those who choose France, defend its independence, its freedom, its prosperity, its security, its identity, and its social model", she said Sunday . Read More »

US Poised to Expand Military Effort Against Taliban in Afghanistan

The Pentagon said Hasib was the target of the attack, but didn't confirm his death until Sunday. "The three most recent United States deaths in Afghanistan were in combat last month against the IS affiliate, which also was the target of a United States airstrike on April 13 using the "mother of all bombs". Read More »

Arvind Kejriwal Isn't Resigning, Says AAP, Promises Big Newsbreak At 2 PM

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Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra on Sunday accused chief minister Arvind Kejriwal of taking Rs 2 crore from his Cabinet colleague Satyendar Jain. Though Kejriwal has stayed silent, Jain has categorically denied the allegations. It is shameful and disgusting. "The person (brother-in-law) who has died, he is making allegation about a man who is dead", Jain said. "Information related to third FIR has been received today through "Lets Clean AAP Campaign" he claimed. Read More »

MCD polls 2017: Arvind Kejriwal slams State Election Commission over 'faulty' EVMs

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Congress leaders claimed it will be a close fight with the BJP. Counting of votes will be held on Wednesday April 26. While incumbent BJP is contesting the elections to maintain its 10-year supremacy in the municipal corporation, AAP is looking at retaining its political relevance after the drubbing it received in the Punjab and Goa assembly elections. Read More »

South Koreans vote for new president

The last opinion poll on the election published Wednesday had Hong and Ahn tied at 18.6 percent in second place, while Moon led the race with 42.4 percent. "This is not the time to keep our eyes just on domestic issues - we need to think about the nation's long-term future and peace". The allegations incensed many in South Korea, with millions taking to the streets in protest. Read More »

Corbyn vows to stay on as Labour leader regardless of election result

Corbyn's comments came after Simon Danczuk, former Labour MP for Rochdale, quit the Labour party, saying its leadership was "more interested in serving its own ends. He'll add: "This election isn't about Brexit itself". That issue has been settled. But Corbyn launched his campaign with an aggressive speech aimed at the party's core voters, criticizing the Conservatives for being part of a system which he said was skewed toward the wealthy. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron Declared Next French President In Early Vote Counts

Addressing his supporters in the grand courtyard of the Louvre, Macron said he would defend France and Europe . On Monday, the reaction to his clear victory in the runoff was subdued: investors had been fully expecting it and seem wary of the difficulties he'll face governing a divided country. Read More »

Palestinian girl killed by Israeli police focus of dailies — Newspaper Review

Al-Quds and al-Hayat al-Jadida said that the relatives of six-year-old Ahmad Dawabsheh whose parents and 18-month-old brother were killed in the arson attack carried out by Israeli settlers in 2015, are going to sue Israel. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Trump praised Abbas for fighting terrorism and said he was pleased to learn that Israeli and Palestinian security forces work "unbelievably well together..." This is something Israel is always ... Read More »

Sturgeon congratulates Macron after victory in French vote

A jubilant crowd of Macron supporters roared with delight at the news, waving red, white and blue tricolor flags at a victory party outside the Louvre Museum in Paris. It is unlikely that Macron is going to unify France any time soon and he will eventually govern at the front of a complex coalition with the FN as a formal opposition. Read More »

UConn: Navy SEAL killed in operation was 2001 grad, athlete

Officials said the USA force was accompanying Somali National Army soldiers during an assault on a Shabab compound near Barij, about 40 miles west of Mogadishu , the Somali capital, when they came under attack before dawn Friday. After U.S. helicopters dropped Somali troops outside the compound, a firefight broke out. Somalia's military is under growing pressure to take full responsibility for the long-chaotic country's security as a multinational African Union force prepares to start ... Read More »

Turkey moves military convoy close to Syria border

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It should be mentioned that in the morning, April 25 the Turkish Air Force struck the positions of Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in the Karachok mountain region in north-eastern Syria. Following the airstrikes, Turkish military outposts on the border with Syria in southern Hatay, Şanlıurfa and Mardin provinces were targeted in a series of mortar and missile strikes conducted from PYD-held areas in northern Syria. Read More »

Ghana: Mahama Congratulates New French President Macron

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National Assembly elections in June will determine whether Macron will be able to govern, Steinberg predicted. I agree with everything Bill Wirtz said this morning about the persistence of Marine Le Pen. Sylvain Crepon, a French sociologist and a leading expert on Le Pen's National Front (FN), said the party "has managed to implant its identity politics across the political spectrum". Read More »

At Least 13 Dead, 80 Wounded In Pakistani-Afghan Border Clashes

The two armies traded fire Friday around the Chaman border crossing, which has been closed by Pakistan, stranding people on both sides. Pakistani officials said the fighting began after Afghan security forces fired on Pakistani census workers and the troops escorting them, killing nine civilians and wounding 42, including women and children. Read More »

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib killed

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USA officials have said Hasib was the target of the April 26 operation. He also said foreign fighters, particularly from Uzbekistan and Pakistan, had joined IS-K to fight in Afghanistan. His name often included a third name of Logari to note his tribal roots. The local affiliate of ISIL - sometimes known as ISIL Khorasan (ISIL-K), after an old name for the region that includes Afghanistan - has been active since 2015, fighting both the Taliban as well as Afghan and USA forces. Read More »

ISIS chief in Afghanistan killed in April raid, USA military says

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A US soldier is seen near the site of a USA bombing in the Achin district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. "Hasib also directed fighters to behead local elders in front of their families and ordered the kidnapping of women and girls to force them to marry ISIS-K fighters", it said. Read More »

White House climate change meeting postponed

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While the White House appears to not have yet to decide where they stand on the agreement, envoys convened talks on Monday in Germany discussing the implementation of the deal to combat the effects of global warming. Like Trump, Pruitt has questioned the consensus of climate scientists that man-made carbon emissions are the primary driver of global warming. Environment groups fear the accord will be undermined if the United States - the world's largest economy and second-largest carbon ... Read More »