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Congressman probing Comey firing, alleged Russian meddling quits

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Comey. Who is likely to takeover that post and what will that do to the investigation? As Chaffetz told NBC's viewers, "You can argue that he probably shouldn't". Chaffetz has vowed to get the memos Comey wrote about his meeting with Trump in which the president allegedly asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Full Speech: Present Trump Hopeful And Peaceful Final Speech In Israel

He also commended the importance of the holding of the Arab-Islamic-American Summit in the Saudi capital on Sunday. Trump's two-day visit came immediately before the Israeli holiday of Jerusalem Day, which this year marked the 50th anniversary of Israel's reunification of the holy city during the Six Day War. Read More »

Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

In the state's May 2005 election, the CDU managed to unseat the SPD, prompting a snap federal election that the conservatives won, granting Merkel her first term as chancellor. A win is a great sign for Merkel ahead of the national vote in September. Another option for Laschet is a tie-up with his party's traditional allies, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), a coalition which would have a thin parliamentary majority. Read More »

OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut

Energy ministers from OPEC and other major producers will decide whether to extend production cuts at a meeting in Vienna on Thursday. Brent crude fell 1.3 percent to around $53 a barrel as the markets were disappointed OPEC would not deepen cuts. Read More »

Trump sides with French victor, at least now

And when he met the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, he failed to shake her hand during a photo op . According to Orlov, there is much in common between Putin and Macron, and the two presidents should reach arrangements and understand each other. Read More »

The 'fidget spinner' that has spun teachers into a tizzy

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However, a group of medical practitioners have debunked the claims, and voiced out their concerns regarding the ensuing trend. The app Fidget Spinner by Ketchapp is now the No. While there are no scientific studies to look into the effects of fidget spinners yet, a San Antonio licensed professional counselor said they could be effective at reducing anxiety in some cases. Read More »

Salman Abedi likely part of a network, Manchester police say

A man reported to be Abedi's brother had been arrested on Tuesday. Today, May 24, Greater Manchester police confirmed they had arrested three more people in connection with the attack. "We don't believe in killing innocents", he told the AP. Former Libyan security official Abdel-Basit Haroun said Wednesday he personally knew Ramadan Abedi and that the elder Abedi was a member of the Libyan Islamic Fighting group in the 1990s. Read More »

Bodies of four climbers found in Mount Everest tent

Speaking to the BBC in 2012, British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington said getting stuck near the Step could be fatal. Mosedale added that in the current state, it would be hard to safely go down from the peak of Mt. However, it appears the Hillary Step is now gone following Nepal's 2015 quake. Mosedale climbed Everest earlier this month, adding that "there's some huge blocks randomly perched hither and thither which will be quite tricky to negotiate". Read More »

Trump Went Off-Script In His Speech About Terrorism

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Trump said. On Monday evening, President Trump changed his Twitter banner to a picture from the historic visit , a subtle nod to his awareness of the gravity of his visit. Trump spoke to British Prime Minister Theresa May about the attack, the White House said, expressing condolences and assistance on behalf of the US. Read More »

Cavs back in Finals

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There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. After breaking their franchise half-time record in the playoffs with 75 points, and an 18 point lead, Lebron made a decision to put himself in the history books as well tonight, passing Michael Jeffrey Jordan as the leading playoff scorer in National Basketball Association history and went on a three point barrage to put an even larger gap between himself and The GOAT. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

But spokesman Ian Prior says an Federal Bureau of Investigation employee assigned to help with the form, known as an SF-86, said those encounters didn't have to be included as routine contacts as part of Sessions' Senate job. Schiff also said House investigators want to examine any audio recordings kept by President Trump during private meetings in the White House. Tuesday's moves come after lawyers told intelligence leaders in a letter on Monday that Mr Flynn would invoke his right ... Read More »

British PM May to Challenge Trump Over Intelligence Leaks

Some British officials were concerned that people affiliated with Abedi could hide or quickly detonate another bomb once his name was out, said Rep. The Trump administration has recently suffered a spate of damaging leaks on numerous issues, including the FBI's investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation and the president's sharing of sensitive information with foreign leaders. Read More »

Indian Climber goes missing after reaching Everest Summit

Kumar got separated from his guide near a place called Balcony on Saturday, Thupden Sherpa of the Arun Treks and Expedition company that sponsored Kumar's team said in Kathmandu on Sunday. This year the Nepalese Tourism Department issued a record 371 Everest climbing permits. The increased number of climbers this year is likely because many people were unable to climb in 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI investigation

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Schiff also said his committee is taking steps to try to obtain any recordings of conversations between President Trump and former FBI Director James Comey . The intelligence panels want Flynn to provide information on whether there was Russian interference in the 2016 USA election and whether there was collusion between Donald Trump's campaign and Russia . Read More »

More Clues Suggest North Korea Behind Massive Global Cyberattack

They say the evidence points to a group called Lazarus, who have been known to use bitcoin in operations. The Sony Pictures hack in 2014 and another attack on a Bangladesh bank in 2016 have both been attributed to the Lazarus. Russian Federation has denied it had anything to do with what Europol called the "largest ransomware attack observed in history", and President Vladimir Putin described it as payback for the U.S. Read More »

Trump says never mentioned Israel to Russians

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The president is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday evening, and with Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday morning. Ivanka Trump touches the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City. "I never mentioned the word or the name Israel", he said before meeting Prime Minister Netanyahu at the King David Hotel, in response to a question by a reporter. Read More »

What Next For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani?

Iran's reformist President Hassan Rouhani has been reelected for a second four-year term. A total of 41.2 million Iranians out of a total of over 56 million eligible voters cast their votes in the elections , making for a turnout of over 73%. Read More »

Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

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In a court document seen by Reuters, chief prosecutor Marianne Ny said there were no further avenues to pursue to take the investigation forward. However, she added that because Ecuador would not cooperate in serving Assange and transporting him to Sweden to face charges, her "assessment is that the transfer can not be executed in the foreseeable future". Read More »

Katy Perry pays tribute to Manchester terror attack victims

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Katy then asked the small crowd to observe a moment of silence for the victims. The pop star continued, "And whatever you can do to help, you should". "The next time we welcome Muslim refugees from Syria or Yemen into this country, that we should send them to her house ", she said, according to a video captured by Media Matters, a media watchdog group focused on conservative misinformation. Read More »

Lawyer seeks SC's intervention in Saharanpur violence

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Police conducted a flag march in the Shabbirpur, Badgaon, Chandrapura and Maheshpur villages of violence-hit Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, though no untoward incident has been reported, an official said. Groups of Dalits then attacked shops and markets. Internet and instant messaging services in the district continue to be suspended since the role of social media was key in fanning the riots. Read More »

Trump says Iran should never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon

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Oren Hazan, an Israeli lawmaker takes a selfie with U.S. President Donald Trump during a welcoming ceremony at Ben-Gurion International Airport, in Tel Aviv , Israel, Monday May 22, 2017 . "We wanted to tell the world that on the basis of mutual respect and shared interests, we are to ready to have interaction", he said . "Intelligence cooperation is terrific". Read More »

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

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ISIS claimed responsibility for the Jakarta bus station attacks that left at least three policemen dead and 12 others wounded on Wednesday , May 24. The National Police have said the Kampung Melayu suicide bomb attack was likely linked to the Islamic State (IS) movement. Read More »

Palestinians ready to 'reach for peace'

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The movement refused to be treated as a "terrorist" organisation, he said. After a bewildered look, Trump agreed, although Netanyahu tried to prevent it by gently pushing Hazan's arm. Ivanka Trump touches the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City Monday, May 22, 2017. But Trump is now scheduled to visit the site without Israeli officials by his side - with United States officials keenly aware of the sensitivities surrounding the holy site, which both Israelis ... Read More »