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Relations warm between United States and Australia

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As Trump gloated about how he thinks the bill will improve health care for Americans, he turned to Turnbull and said , "You have better health care than we do". Following a familiar fit of laughter, Sanders jokingly takes Trump's comment at face value. President Trump boards Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, Thursday, May 4, 2017 . Read More »

New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

Ismail Haniya was named the new chief of Hamas Saturday, a spokesman for the Palestinian Islamist movement in Gaza said. It comes a few days after Hamas unveiled a revised charter that eased its position on Israel and distanced itself from Islamist groups in the region in what was seen as a bid to reverse years of growing isolation in the region. Read More »

Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Nirbhaya rapists

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The apex court also refused to agree with the argument of the convicts that there was a delay in lodging the FIR, saying initially everyone's intention is to save the victim by giving her proper treatment. The only thing that makes us feel sad why this decision is taken so late. That when the entire country is unified in wanting something, action is taken. Read More »

Former FBI Associate Deputy Director on James Comey's Firing

Defending the firing, White House officials said Trump's confidence in Comey had been eroding for months. The White House appeared caught off guard by the intense response to Mr Comey's firing, given that the FBI director had become a pariah among Democrats for his role in the Clinton investigation. Read More »

Kolkata Police team in TN to nab Justice Karnan

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The judge has sent back his personnel security and the vehicle before leaving to the temple, the Chennai city police said, adding that he had left to the temple town in a private auto. Curiously, the police suspicion grew further after the judge's mobile phone was switched off. "Even after their apology, they faced the wrath of the court and (were) questioned for the delay in their apology", the officer said. Read More »

Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn: Yates

Initially, Clapper testified that before he retired from his post on January 20, he knew of no evidence of collusion between the Trump camp and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Despite firing Flynn, Trump has tried to paint his former national security adviser as a victim of illegal leaks of classified information by Obama officials. Read More »

Ukip 'still on the pitch' despite local polls drubbing - Paul Nuttall

The Conservatives won the West of England metro-mayor contest and gained control of five councils on an encouraging night for the Prime Minister. Electoral contests were held Thursday for local councils in Scotland, Wales and many parts of England, as well as mayoral competitions in several cities. Read More »

Obama warned Trump against hiring Michael Flynn

His aides are engaging in real-time political combat with Trump, including revealing Monday that Obama personally warned his successor against tapping embattled Michael Flynn as his national security adviser. Senator Lindsey Graham, a Russian Federation hawk and sometime critic of Trump, has been one of the leading Republican voices calling for a thorough investigation of Russian Federation and the election. Read More »

Big Sam: Zaha must be protected for Palace to avoid relegation

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They did their best, but they didn't play well. "I was told by the chairman [Steve Parish] it was happening before I got here [in December] and obviously you take it or leave it in terms of "I'll find out for myself", Allardyce said. Since then, Sam Allardyce's side have been beaten by Burnley and Manchester City and are still not mathematically safe from relegation. He said: "Wilfried needs more protection, so he can show his abilities more ". Read More »

Senate panel subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related documents

His attorney told the committee that he would not provide documents, despite a formal request in April. The committee, led by Sens. Flynn is part of a larger investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Burr and Warner said at the time that they wanted to finish the investigation in a "timely" manner, but didn't want to rush it. On Tuesday, CNN reported that federal grand jury subpoenas have been issued in the Easter District of Virginia for Flynn business ... Read More »

Trump, top Russian Federation envoy to meet at White House

The State Department says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (SEHR'-gay LAHV'-rahf) are affirming their support for United Nations -led talks to resolve the Syrian crisis. During his appearance with Tillerson, Lavrov feigned surprise when asked whether Comey's firing as Federal Bureau of Investigation director cast a shadow over the U.S. Read More »

Comey invited to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

In a letter recommending Comey's ouster, Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein cited the FBI head's handling of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state. Politico cited Trump advisors who said the president was frustrated that he couldn't control the "mushrooming narrative" around the Russian Federation probe and had repeatedly "asked aides why the Russian Federation investigation wouldn't disappear". Read More »

Nigeria identifies 82 freed Chibok girls; parents await word

This move has received criticism from Amnesty International , who objected by calling the meeting a "publicity stunt that largely doesn't reckon with their privacy". A kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl who recently had the chance to be freed chose to remain with her militant fighter husband, it has emerged. With significant effort by major global partners, the negotiations that have seen to the return of more than a hundred of the girls in the last six months were indicative of a resolve by the ... Read More »

Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran

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The meeting is scheduled to take place in the Oval Office and will be closed to press, according to the White House. The Russian embassy then followed up with a tweeted photo of Mr. The two top diplomats shook hands for reporters during a brief photo opp before their meeting, and as reporters began to shout questions, Tillerson waved them off and made a brief statement. Read More »

THIS Is The One Parenting Technique Ivanka Trump Swears By

The book "offers earnest advice for women on advancing in the workplace, balancing family and professional life and seeking personal fulfillment", the piece notes. Those close to Trump told the Times that , while her personal political beliefs are socially liberal, she doesn't have strongly held views, and uses words like "business plan" rather than partisan rhetoric even in her official White House capacity. Read More »

China says it successfully tests new type of missile

Both the timing and the location of the test could be significant, although the test may also have been scheduled well in advance. Beijing opposes the system, known by its acronym, THAAD, because its radars are allegedly capable of peering deep into China , allowing the US and its allies to better detect rocket launches and aircraft movements. Read More »

White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

Yet questions remain about whether the Republican-led committees can conduct truly independent investigations. "It suggests that there is some sensitivity to Russian Federation in this White House that prevents them from reaching obvious conclusions, like 'My national security advisor may be compromised, let's firewall the guy till we get to the bottom of this, '" said Whitehouse. Read More »

Netanyahu trashes Hamas' new roadmap

Meanwhile Fatah congratulated Haniyeh on his election as the Hamas chief but said it expected him to hand over the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian government. Those still shots were taken with a hidden camera through a hole in the wall of his cell. The Haniyeh administration resigned in 2014, as part of a deal with Fatah to set up a transitional government for both the West Bank and Gaza that was to pave the way for national elections. Read More »