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Trump to extend Iran sanctions, still developing United States policy

Iran said on Thursday that new us sanctions targeting its ballistic missile program show Washington's "ill will" and could undermine the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, state media reported. In the end, it won't matter. In addition, imposed sanctions against Chinese official of Rouen of Runninga. In the meantime, Jones said, the USA will keep implementing the deal, including the sanctions relief. Read More »

Comey summoned to reveal if Trump obstructed justice

In the memo, which ABC News has not seen, Comey wrote that he was asked by the president to let the Flynn probe go in February. On Wednesday, the president reportedly interviewed four candidates for Comey's former position at the White House. Read More »

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from jail

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During Manning's trial in 2013, testimony showed that she had been deteriorating, mentally and emotionally. Download our Expert Edition e-book, Cyber: Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. While in prison Manning sought sex reassignment surgery paid for by the government. The attorneys cited her prison conditions, including the solitary confinement that her legal team says she received as punishment for her July suicide attempt, as contributing to their client's fragile mental state. Read More »

Mueller returns: Can he save Trump from himself?

Two days later, in a May 11 interview with NBC, Trump contradicted his own spokesmen and said he'd made a decision to fire Comey "regardless of the recommendation " of Rosenstein . Warner of Virginia said Comey's testimony should come "sooner rather than later". "He is widely respected in Congress, across the political spectrum", Leahy said. Read More »

Week recognizes fallen officers

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Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week are observances that pay tribute to local, state, and Federal officers who have died or been disabled in the line of duty. Two officers visited Washington D.C.to participate in national Police Week events. "I will say it and I will talk about it proudly". President Trump stands with the men and women of law enforcement without apology - and he always will. Read More »

DAR installs 159 MARBAI farmers on Lapanday land

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The land dispute turned violent December past year when plantation guards opened fire at barricading members of MARBAI in two incidents, wounding nine of them. (LFC), a Lorenzo-owned company, members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, Inc. In 2010, MARBAI members broke away from HEARBCO-1 and claimed 145 hectares of the property owned by the cooperative. Read More »

Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'

Reacting to the appointment, Trump earlier said a thorough investigation will prove that no such collusion took place. "Believe me. My total priority is the United States of America", Trump said. Once again, Trump's tweets on Thursday saw him stake out a radical departure from the official White House line on an important issue, a habit that has repeatedly undermined his press operation in recent days, and made it even more hard for his administration to move on from a string of self-imposed ... Read More »

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director

He has previously said that he would support an independent commission to investigate ties between Trump's administration and Russian Federation. Trump has said he could name a successor before he departs Friday on his first overseas trip as president. Read More »

Special counsel pick could boost faith in Justice Dept.

By several senators' accounts, he contradicted Trump's statements that Rosenstein's written criticism of FBI Director James Comey had been a factor in Comey's recent firing by the president. One striking piece of news emerged from Rosenstein's briefing: He told senators that he had already known Comey was getting fired even as he wrote the memo that Trump cited as a significant justification for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's dismissal. Read More »

Trump to embark on high-stakes 8-day trip overseas

Comey's dismissal last week set off a series of jarring developments that culminated on Wednesday in the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel to probe possible ties between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russian Federation

It immediately escalated the legal stakes - and the potential political damage - for a president who has tried to dismiss the matter as partisan witch hunt and a "hoax". "I respect the move, but the entire thing has been a witch hunt", says Trump. "You can't let them get you down, you can't let the critics and the naysayers get in the way of your dreams". Read More »

Brazil's President Temer 'taped agreeing £120m in bribes'

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Brazil's Treasury and central bank said they stood ready to keep markets liquid before acting to smooth volatility in local currency and bond markets. Such a decision could eventually strip Mr Temer of the presidency, pending possible appeals. Instead, the veteran center-right politician - who took over previous year with a promise to restore Brazil's stability after the impeachment of leftist president Dilma Rousseff - came out swinging. Read More »

N.Korea fetes scientists behind latest missile launch

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In a 40-minute meeting with Hong at the State Department headquarters in Washington, Tillerson was quoted as saying that Washington's "open message" to Pyongyang was for it to halt all nuclear experiments and missile tests, and that it will not communicate with the North through any back channels. Read More »

Lib Dem manifesto targets diesel cars

University tuition fees would be scrapped and maintenance grants reintroduced, at a cost of £11.2 billion. "We would lift the borrowing cap for local authorities to enable them to build more and make sure that the housing crisis is resolved". Read More »

New York driver suspect Richard Rojas was 'hearing voices'

Police said 22 people were injured in the incident. Rojas has had multiple arrests, including two for driving while intoxicated, according to police. An 18-year-old tourist from MI was killed and her 13-year-old sister was among the 22 injured, four of them critically. "He went through a real tough time", Ramos said, adding that he had lost contact with Rojas. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India's bold decision to move ICJ pays off

A Pakistan military court had awarded the death sentence to Jadhav, who was arrested on March 3 past year, last month for espionage and subversive activities. Another analysis on Dawn's website quotes various experts who are of the view that Pakistan should never have accepted the ICJ's jurisdiction in the case. Read More »

Naming Special Counsel Is 'Very, Very Negative Thing' For National Unity

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The decision comes amid mounting concerns about Trump's potential attempts to interfere in the investigation, including the sacking of former FBI Director James Comey last week. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from any existing or future investigations related to Russian Federation. A similar appointment came in 2003 when the Bush Justice Department turned to Patrick Fitzgerald, then the top federal prosecutor in Chicago, to investigate who leaked the identity of ... Read More »

Ferry Service Launches Between Russia, North Korea Despite US Demands

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The ferry will also carry Russian tourists going to North Korea , Investstroytrest said, and will provide a faster route for cargo between the two ports, which now takes 22 days traveling by land routes. The Japanese government has expressed concerns over the ferry service. The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year. Read More »

Dutch King: So I've been piloting KLM for 21 years

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He flew as a volunteer in Kenya, first for the medical aid organization African Medical Research & Education Foundation (AMREF) and then for the Kenya Wildlife Service. His passengers did not know, most of the time. 'Before September 11, the cockpit door was open. People regularly came to have a look and thought it was nice or surprising that I was sitting there, ' he said, adding that very few people recognise him as he walks through Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport in KLM uniform and cap. Read More »

Syrian refugees in Jordan's desert get solar power

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Refugees had complained about their isolation in camps lacking electricity, which became challenging for the camp's caretakers, especially on security issues. "Today marks a milestone. Above all, it allows all residents of the camps to lead more dignified lives", said Kelly T. Clements, UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner . Read More »