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Congress hearings show no Trump campaign-Russia collusion - White House official


Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who had been Comey's deputy until Comey was sacked, testified under oath to the Senate Intelligence Committee on May 11, "There has been no effort to impede our investigation". Richard Blumenthal asked him if he had spoken to Rogers. Flynn misled White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States after Trump's election victory, which led to his dismissal. Read More »

Elvis Presley's old private jet going under the hammer


Everything within the plane was designed for Elvis' exact specifications - and is complete with crushed red velvet seats and flooring, gold inlays, oak woodwork, pile shag rugs and long-forgotten television sets; "an overwhelming sense of history". Read More »

Arsene Wenger Speaks On Arsenal's Miss of Top 4 Spot, Champions League


On a day full of goals - 37 in the 10 matches - Tottenham led the way with a 7-1 thumping of hosts Hull City four days after winning 6-1 away to dethroned champions Leicester City. Wenger also admitted that missing out on a top-four berth felt "very strange". "It's very sad", the Frenchman said. "I'm a lot more resigned because it's been coming for a few years and everybody has to focus on the FA Cup ", former Arsenal striker Ian Wright told BBC Radio 5 live. Read More »

Obama, Clintons tweet condolences on Manchester attack

The incident sparked a nightlong search for loved ones as frantic parents tried to locate their teenage children, and groups of friends scattered by the explosion sought to find one another. "For individuals to go there and seek to terrorize those children and those young people and their families in that way is the most appalling evil I can imagine", he told reporters. Read More »

Many in GOP cool to Trump's budget plan

President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid , while relying on rosy projections about the nation's economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years. Read More »

BJP plans grand 'Modifest' in 900 cities to mark 3 years


Irani invoked several Central programmes, including the Ujjwal LPG scheme, "Jan Dhan", and "Mudra" schemes, 70 per cent of whose beneficiaries are women, to claim that the government has touched the lives of the poor across the country. While Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley will participate in Delhi, Lucknow and Bengaluru and Ahmedabad fest, respectively. BJP president Amit Shah , Union ministers, NDA chief ministers, deputy chief ministers and senior state leaders of the party will ... Read More »

EC convenes all-party meet over EVM issue May 12


He demonstrated how it could be done using what party sources said was a "prototype EVM" developed by "a group of IITians". He, however, did not give any date for the proposed challenge which he announced in his opening remarks at the meeting. Read More »

RCEP trade-deal disagreements surface at talks

Trade Representative failed to get Asian and Pacific countries to back the Trump administration's "fair trade" agenda as the two sides disagreed over protectionism. The Chinese commerce minister also urged the parties to seize the window of opportunity created by the ASEAN's 50th anniversary this year and strive for breakthroughs in negotiations on goods, services and investment in order to finalise the trade agreement as soon as possible. Read More »

Manchester bomber was local man of Libyan descent

Robin Wolff, from Agoura Hills, California, said she has accompanied her 15-year-old daughter Brooke to Miley Cyrus and One Direction concerts. The raid came as a 23-year-old man was arrested near a Morrison's supermarket in nearby Wilbraham Road, Chorlton. Read More »

Turkish president looks on his bodyguards attack

Now while Chief Newsham vows to pursue the culprits involved, it is likely that some of them were en route back to Turkey that evening. US lawmakers demanded stronger action. "It's always dicey. For example, you could limit the number of bodyguards that a president is allowed to bring, but then that invites a reciprocal action by the host nation", said Crowley, a professor at George Washington University in Washington. Read More »

Klopp proud as Liverpool finish fourth


As the German manager has shown in the last two games against Middlesbrough , Coutinho could play a very important role for Liverpool from midfield next season. "I think so", responded the vice-captain when he was asked if the possibility of mixing it with the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich again make the Merseysiders a more attractive proposition. Read More »

Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump

Following Donald Trump's first foreign trip over the weekend , which began in Saudi Arabia, the Gulf state along with the United Arab Emirates are poised to donate $100m to the World Bank fund. Still, White House officials had downplayed the prospects for a breakthrough on this trip, saying it was important to manage their ambitions as they wade into terrain that has tripped up more experienced diplomats. Read More »

Trump in Israel: Jews, Christians, Muslims Must 'Overcome Oppression and Hatred'

Still, a senior administration official traveling with the president told reporters on Air Force One that the White House was satisfied with the visit. Noting how Trump did not mention Palestinian statehood or a two-state solution in his public remarks with Abbas, Member of Knesset Ofir Akunis (Likud) said, "This is a huge achievement, on a historic scale, and a big win for anyone opposed to the mistaken and risky idea of a Palestinian terror state in the heart of Israel". Read More »

Duterte declares martial law in Phillipines island

Lorenzana said more troops will be brought into the city tomorrow. Prior to the events in Marawi City, Duterte had planned to stay in Russian Federation for one week. Duterte will discuss political, military and defense cooperation during his meeting with Putin on Thursday. "Since they are advocating ISIS ideology they have to show ISIS that they are a force to be reckoned with". Read More »

Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace

President Trump Tuesday offered up the dubious proposition that the Palestinians are ready for peace with Israel . Following that meeting, Trump visited Israel's national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , delivered a light-on-details speech , and then left for the next stop on his trip: the Vatican. Read More »

Donald Trump arrives in Rome for audience with Pope

Should they pull off a congenial discussion, it could serve as a much-needed diplomatic salve for the American leader. If the Pope does decide to respond, he has a pretty big pulpit - and Twitter following - of his own. The comments were the president's first on the bombing at the Manchester Arena, one of Europe's largest indoor arenas. "I really hope that Pope Francis is able to communicate to president Trump to find the love and respect for all people", San Clemente said over the sound ... Read More »

United States president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Trump has criticized the Palestinian Authority for paying salaries to people sentenced for terrorism by Israel . They are losers. And we will have more of them. I have no doubt that, as we work together, you and I, the alliance between our countries will grow ever stronger. Trump added that dealmaking "is what I do". Read More »

Senate panel: Michael Flynn risks contempt of Congress


Brennan noted anew that USA intelligence agencies had concluded " Russia's goals were to undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrate Secretary (Hillary) Clinton and harm her electability and potential presidency, and to help President Trump's election chances". Read More »

South Korea has fired into North Korea


China urged the DPRK not to violate UN Security Council resolutions with its nuclear and missile programmes. Experts pointed out that given that North Korea can reach the whole South Korean territory within three or four minutes after launching a missile, the South Korean military in effect failed to detect the regime's latest missile-launch. Read More »

John Brennan: Russia Interfered In US Election Process

Cummings said in a new letter that Flynn appeared to lie about the source of a $33,000 payment from Russia's state-sponsored television network, failed to identify foreign officials with whom he met - including Russia's President Vladimir Putin - and glossed over his firing as chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency during the Obama administration. Read More »

The attack in Manchester: Theresa may made a serious statement


London police said extra armed officers would be deployed at this weekend's soccer cup final at Wembley and rugby at Twickenham. Likewise, there have only been two prior instances when the threat level was raised to " critical ". Some fans were trampled as panicked crowds tried to flee the venue. The British flag have been lowered to half-mast in Downing Street as a mark of respect. Read More »

Will do everything to achieve Israel-Palestinian peace deal


Trump told Netanyahu at the prime minister's residence "we want Israeli to have peace and praised Netanyahu for "working very hard at it". However, to achieve peace, the main obstacle is the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands, the settlements and the failure of Tel Aviv to recognize the Palestinian state the same way we recognize Israel, the Palestinian leader said after a meeting in Bethlehem with Trump. Read More »

United Kingdom terror threat raised to highest level

She looked at the crush of panicking people running for the exits, and at first stayed where she was. " People were getting shoved and pushed everywhere". So many people had been following the story as Olivia became the face of the tragedy as photos of the pretty teen circulated all over social media. Read More »

Bomber named as May condemns 'sick' attack


Grande , who was not injured in the blast, tweeted: "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". The president also called those responsible "losers" and called on " all civilized nations" to help "obliterate this evil ideology". Read More »

Trump says 'we can use peace' during meeting with Pope Francis

The first item on the president's agenda is a much-anticipated meeting with Pope Francis on Wednesday morning at the Vatican . But these two men, who have exchanged harsh words in the past, and differ on significant public policy issues, are going to meet, converse, while seeking a better relationship - and greater mutual understanding. Read More »