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Iowa lawmakers react to Comey firing

He noted that Democrats had repeatedly criticized Comey in the past and some had called for his removal. The White House, by Wednesday, said the President had always been leery of Comey , despite repeatedly saying he had full confidence in him, and finally made a decision he had been mulling all year. Read More »

Japan warship to escort US supply vessel in Pacific

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On the eve of that visit, North Korea tested a ballistic missile, which was also a failure. Asked if that means military action, Trump responded: "I don't know. Thursday, in an interview with Reuters, Trump said there is a possibility of "major, major conflict" with North Korea. "He's dealing with obviously very tough people, in particular the generals and others", said Trump when asked for his take on the North Korean leader. Read More »

Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!

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Last year , Gujarat Board 12th Results overall pass percentage was 86.1 Percentage. Apart from Science stream, almost 5.14 lakh students have appeared for 12th class exams in 2017. How to Check the www. gseb .org HSC Result 2017? Established in 1960, the Gujarat Board under take activities like formation of the syllabus, providing study, materials, conducting the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) level board examinations, formulation of the ... Read More »

Government pushes on with company tax cuts

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten seized on the concession from the Treasurer, who revealed the full cost of its company tax cuts was now $64.5 billion. Treasurer Scott Morrison said the country's profitable banks, which have been under fire in recent months amid a series of misconduct scandals, would bear the brunt of a budget "re-set" as he abandoned so-called "zombie savings" worth some A$13 billion. Read More »

City thrash Palace to tighten grip on top-four finish

His creativity and vision was sorely missed by City in those games, and Palace didn't know how to deal with him here. The Spaniard latched onto a poor clearance from Palace and volleyed home first time. "You close your eyes and swing!" "It's in our hands and we've got to do it ourself". "If we are to in a game every player has to be 100 per cent on song and you can say we were not 100 per cent against City", he said . Read More »

The Heat: Palestine-US relations

Trump's remarks came after he said in a joint statement with Abbas that the US will readily act as a "mediator or an arbitrator or a facilitator" in the process, rather than a negotiator. It's something that I think frankly maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years, but we need two willing parties. " Let's see if we can prove them wrong ". Read More »

White House Protesters Demand Independent Russia Investigation After Comey Firing

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., recommended that Democrats reach out to Republicans given that a small but powerful bloc of GOP senators has voiced concerns about the Comey firing. Why was James Comey fired? The letter marked Mr Comey's first known comments on his firing at the hands of Mr Trump, which sent shockwaves across the country over the timing and perceived breach of due process and natural justice. Read More »

Kosovo gov't loses no-confidence vote, early election likely

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The elections will further delay an agreement between Kosovo and Montenegro to formally recognize the boundaries between the two countries: it had stumbled over opposition objections that it would lead to a loss of 82 square kilometers (31.6 square miles) of valuable Kosovan pasture and farmland. Read More »

There's Not Much Lawmakers Can Do About the Russia Investigation

Some of Trump's fellow Republicans called his dismissal of Comey troubling. According to the Post , Spicer also shouted from his office that Comey had been fired, which doesn't really follow White House press secretary protocol, and then locked himself in his office around 5:40 p.m. Read More »

Drayton Manor theme park ride closes after fall

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The girl was at Drayton Manor on a school trip, the BBC reported. Jameah Academy did not name the year 6 girl, but said in a statement that it was "liaising with the relevant authorities" and supporting pupils and staff. "Our thoughts and our prayers are with Evha's family at this most hard time. Sadly, she later passed away", a statement issued by the school said. "By the time we got off the carousel, maybe a minute or two, there were fire engines, ambulances, police cars". Read More »

I was going to fire Comey 'regardless,' he was a 'showboat'

President Trump blindsided Washington once again this week, this time with his shocking firing of FBI Director James Comey. The Trump administration has said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. That, however, was disputed by Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. His assertions came as Comey's temporary replacement joined in, contradicting other administration statements on the snowballing controversy. Read More »

'Life changing' $50 million Powerball win

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The victor wants to remain anonymous, but the lottery says she played her favorite set of numbers which she has played for years. The man, who might I add seems like a bit of a legend, thought someone was taking the piss when he got the call. Read More »

Police say 100 cellphones found inside prison worker's car

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Officials at Pendleton Correctional Facility said Hardesty planned to smuggle the phones into the facility. "Cell phones remain one of the greatest threats to the safety and security of our facility", Pendleton Correctional Facility Superintendent Dushan Zatecky said in the release. Read More »

Trump says USA will Negotiate a 'Fair' NAFTA Deal

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He decided that it would be better to terminate the trade deal after hearing about Wisconsin farmers' struggles with new Canadian dairy rules that were shutting out their milk protein exports. Withdrawing from NAFTA would enable him to say he delivered on one of his key campaign promises, but it could also hurt him in states that voted for him in the election. Read More »

Police officer who fatally shot Dallas-area teen fired

I don't know what they're. Police chief Jonathan Haber, speaking to reporters Tuesday night, wouldn't describe what he believed Oliver did wrong because the officer can appeal his termination. The department immediately turned over its investigation into the incident to the Dallas County Sheriff's Department . Funeral services for Edwards are planned for Saturday (May 6). Read More »

Woman shot by police in terror raid charged with murder plot

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Police have now completed searches of all the addresses connected with the operation. Boular's mother, Mina Dich, 43, was also arrested on the same evening in Kent, located in southeast England . Police officers stand next to terraced housing in Harlesden Road, north London on April 28, after British counter-terrorism police shot a woman and claimed to have thwarted an active terrorist plot. Read More »

Poll puts President Trump's approval rating at 'near-record low'

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President Donald Trump's approval rating has fallen to a near record low with significant losses among white voters with no college degree, white men and independent voters, a new poll has found. The survey found 47% of white voters with no college degree approve of the job Trump is doing, while 46% disapprove. The May poll showed Trump's approval rating returning almost to its previous position from a poll released April 4, when he earned a 35% approval rating. Read More »

Trump to host Turkish president at White House on May 16

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The White House said in a statement on May 10 that Erdoğan will visit on May 16 in what will be the two leaders' first face-to-face meeting since Trump took office in January. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan d... "We want to believe that our allies would prefer [to] be side by side with ourselves rather than with the terror groups". Read More »

New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

Thaad was deployed to South Korea by the United States in response to North Korea's increased missile and nuclear tests but the defence system has drawn sharp opposition from China and Russian Federation as their territories are within the system's range, according to CNN . Read More »

French Prosecutors Open Probe Into Macron Campaign Hack

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They were concerned about the unity of the European Union and fighting extremism. Mr Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Ms Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union. Read More »

Nigeria Chibok girls: 82 released after three years

She thanked all the agencies involved in the negotiations for the release of the girls. This later drew criticism from some quarters, notably the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], which criticised the release of Boko Haram commanders in exchange for the girls. Read More »

Pentagon head makes clear US commitment to protecting Turkey

It comes a day after the USA said it was going to arm members of the Kurdish Popular Protection Units (YPG), which are fighting for the SDF . Ankara views the Kurdish YPG militia, fighting within a larger US -backed coalition, as the Syrian extension of the Kurdish PKK militant group, which has fought an insurgency in southeastern Turkey since 1984. Read More »

Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

Total revenues for the first quarter were at 144.076 billion riyals ($38.41 billion), an increase of 72 per cent from the same quarter a year ago. Total non-oil revenues reached SR32 billion during the same time period. Deputy Crown Prince bin Salman has undertaken an ambitious project to diversify the oil-dependent Saudi economy by expanding its sovereign wealth fund. Read More »