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Comey agrees to testify before Senate panel

U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, according to a New York Times report Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip. Trump, accompanied by wife Melania, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Friday. "This renewed my confidence that we should not have confidence in this administration", Moulton said. Read More »

Trip to bring Macron face-to-face with troops

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On the eve of the election, pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron of the En Marche party-who went on to win the presidential race with 64 percent of the vote, defeating far-right populist Marine Le Pen of the National Front party-said unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state would create instability and damage France's relationship with Israel. Read More »

Paul Ryan seeks to spotlight tax reform amid White House drama

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the second most powerful elected official in the United States government, says he is not anxious about the White House spinning out of control, the President revealing "code word" highly classified intelligence and attempting to obstruct a federal investigation by the FBI. Read More »

Korea to cease missile tests

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The United States wants North Korea to trust its promise of no hostility and conduct no more nuclear or missile tests before Washington can consider opening talks with the country, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was quoted as saying Thursday. Read More »

Mattis: Militia hit by United States strike in Syria Iran-directed offensive force

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American fighter jets on Thursday struck a convoy of forces loyal to the Syrian regime that approached a base where USA and British forces are training Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State , VOA News reported . The strikes hit in a "deconfliction zone" where British and U.S. commandos were training and advising local forces fighting the so-called " Islamic State ". Read More »

Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters

The split in Congress - which must approve any major overhaul of Nafta - mirrors a division in the Trump administration between traditional business-friendly Republicans and the economic nationalists who frequently join with liberals in calling for measures at the border to protect American workers from unfair competition. Read More »

Venezuelan students take to streets; death toll from turmoil jumps to 37

Maduro's opponents called for women to march on Saturday dressed in white, a traditional show of defiance against what they brand a repressive government. Finally, he said that tomorrow, representatives of the coalition Mesa de la Unidad Democratica and other groups of the opposition will be welcomed by the Presidential Commission at the Salon Ayacucho in the Miraflores Palace (headquarters of the Government). Read More »

UBM Plc (UBM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

Previously on 04/26/2017, Peel Hunt reported on GB Group PLC (LON:GBG) held steady the target price at 340.00GBX. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 859.75 ($11.10). 5 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. Atria Investments Llc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. Wells Fargo Mn holds 0% or 18,430 shares. Read More »

Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty To Charge Over Sexting With A Minor

Wearing a navy suit, maroon tie and his wedding band, a tearful Weiner , 52, described his conduct before U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in New York City. The outlet reported that the girl said she reached out to Weiner last January on Twitter. He was also investigated by child welfare services after he was caught sending sexually-charged selfies with his young son lying next to him last summer. Read More »

141 killed in south Libya airbase attack

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LNA spokesman Ahmad al-Mesmari late Friday said the victims included civilians who worked at the Brak al-Shati airbase or were in the nearby area, also reporting that summary executions took place. "Perpetrators must be brought to justice", he wrote on Twitter. The violence erupted after a brigade from the western city of Misrata attacked Brak Al-Shati base, which they had previously ceded to an opposing faction aligned with the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA). Read More »

Bernie Sanders: Lieberman Would Be 'Very Contentious' FBI Director Nominee

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Lieberman appeared with DeVos at her Senate hearing, even introducing her with words of praise. Lieberman defeated Republican incumbent Lowell Weicker in 1988 and served as a senator from CT until 2013. Democrats in the U.S. Senate gave a solid thumbs down to President Donald Trump's announcement that he is likely to choose retired Sen. Lieberman represented CT in the Senate from 1989 to 2013, initially as a Democrat. Read More »

Judge dismisses discrimination lawsuit brought by family of 'clock boy'

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The charges against the boy were dropped once they gathered more evidence but he was still suspended from school for three days. Mohamed Mohamed, the father of the teen now known to the world as clock boy , claims the Irving, Texas police officers used excessive force when removing Ahmed from his school chair. Read More »

Deputy AG stands by memo used to justify firing

Stocks and the dollar tanked, amid the whirlwind of Washington turmoil, as Wall Street rightfully anxious that Trump won't be able to pass his economic growth agenda of tax reform and deregulation - because Congress is busy chasing down the latest on the alleged Russian Federation conspiracy. Read More »

Claims Trump Broke Law During Meeting With Russian Diplomats 'Goofy' - Senator

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Trump said in a pair of tweets Tuesday that he had the "absolute right" to share "facts" with the Russians. "Up to now, many experienced national security hands had been barred from serving in this administration because they opposed candidate Trump", said Richard Haass, president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations and author of a new book, " A World in Disarray ". Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein 'frustratingly cautious' in House briefing

The report did not name the adviser. US intelligence agencies said Russian Federation hacked emails of senior Democrats and orchestrated the release of embarrassing information in a bid to tip the 2016 USA presidential election in favor of Trump, whose views were seen as more in line with Moscow's. Read More »

US Summons Turkey Envoy Over DC Clashes During Erdogan Visit

The U.S. State Department said the episode was "deeply disturbing" and promised that an investigation would hold those responsible to account. During his visit to the Turkish embassy residence in Washington DC after the meeting, his supporters clashed with another group who gathered outside the embassy building in order to protest Erdoğan's policies in Turkey. Read More »

Trump Denies Comey Allegations, Collusion with Russia

Still, the Senate investigations were sure to continue. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special councel appointed!" Graham stressed the fact he did not believe a special prosecutor was needed in a counter-intelligence investigation. Read More »

Authorities Drop Julian Assange Rape Investigation

He is now free to leave the embassy when he wants. "Whilst Mr Assange was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) for an extremely serious offence, the MPS response reflected the serious nature of that crime". Julian Assange is now wanted by the USA and United Kingdom governments for crimes related to the sexual assault allegations as well as his role in leaking classified US documents through his website. Read More »