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North Korea missile threat: THAAD defence could be axed by Moon Jae

Moon has also promised to shore up a fragile economy, and wants to increase contact with North Korea, in a departure from current policy. But challenging Washington on THAAD would be hard for Moon, despite widespread opposition to it in South Korea - especially after Trump suggested South Korea should pay the roughly $1 billion bill for it - and loud protests from China, which claims the system is a security threat. Read More »

Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

Made up of Democrats and Republicans, the commission is to be called the "Presidential Commission on Election Integrity". As a candidate, Trump repeatedly raised doubts about the integrity of the U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) also leveled accusations of racism at the Trump administration. "Putting an extremist like Mr. Kobach at the helm of this commission is akin to putting an arsonist in charge of the fire department", Schumer said. Read More »

No need for special prosecutor on Russian Federation scandal: White House

Barbara Comstock, Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, New York Rep. John Katko and Texas Rep. Matt, so what is your reporting telling you what about preceded this blockbuster announcement yesterday? Two former senior Justice Department officials said it made little sense to fire Comey while the Justice Department Inspector General was still doing a review of the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation. Read More »

Ongoing investigation: Woman shot by police in London anti-terror raid

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A woman in her 20s was shot during the Willesden operation and remains under police guard after being taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition. In the end, Khalid Masood was shot by bodyguards to Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, who were at Parliament by chance. It comes as a man is being held for allegedly attempting a terror attack after being arrested near the Houses of Parliament. Read More »

Debenhams Plc's (DEB) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 9 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 22 by Peel Hunt. The stock decreased 2.21% or GBX 10.28 on May 11, reaching GBX 454.12. As per Friday, February 17, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Numis Securities Ltd lifted their target price on Liontrust Asset Management PLC from GBX 410 ($5.30) to GBX 445 ($5.76) and gave the stock an "add" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 11th. Read More »

South China Sea remains a concern

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As Asean chair, Mr Duterte, who had the final say on the wording, was expected to read a statement at a news conference on Saturday to mark the summit's closing. On Sunday, an ASEAN diplomat said the statement was a genuine representation of the atmosphere of the Manila meetings. "We can not stop China from doing its thing". Read More »

Slum pope/billionaire: Pontiff and U.S. president to meet

US President Donald Trump announced Thursday a tour in the Gulf and the Middle East as of this May 23 with Saudi Arabia as his first stop in a move to warm up ties with the Arab world. When Trump and Netanyahu met at the White House in mid-February, the U.S. president told the Israeli prime minister that he would " like to see you hold off on settlements for a little bit ". Read More »

Security questions over Russian photographer allowed into Oval Office

The ex-intelligence officials raised questions after photos of Trump's meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were posted online by the Tass news agency. Bush. For months, Trump dismissed the conclusion of the USA intelligence community that Russian Federation was ultimately responsible for hacking into computer systems and email accounts associated with the Democratic Party, then leaking information that was damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign. Read More »

Mobile's shabby 911 service led to baby's death: lawsuit

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His caretaker allegedly contacted 911 three times - but spent a total of 40 minutes on hold. Alex was at her nephew's funeral when young Brandon's babysitter called to say that he had fallen and would not wake up. The suit alleges that T-Mobile was negligent in failing to program it equipment to automatically send Global Positioning System coordinates to 911 operators and ignored warnings about software glitches and obsolete technology from the city Dallas, the Federal Communications ... Read More »

Texan Richard Overton, the world's oldest WWII vet, turns 111

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The veteran joined the military in 1942 and served as a soldier with the 1887th Engineer Aviation Battalion in the Army. Most days, you can find Overton sitting on his front porch, smoking his beloved cigars. Earlier this year, a GoFundMe account was set up for the former Marine to help him stay in his home. So far, the campaign has raised $169,000 of its $200,000 goal to pay for an in-home care provider. Read More »

Latest opinion poll puts Conservatives 16 points ahead of Labour

Labour suffered heavy losses in England and Scotland, losing control of Glasgow city council, where the Scottish National Party (SNP) emerged as the biggest party. Meanwhile, Labour slumped to become the third largest party in Scotland's councils, and was kicked out of power in its Glasgow heartland for the first time in nearly 40 years. Read More »

Timing of Comey firing raises questions

Mr Trump, in a letter to Mr Comey, contended that the director had told him "three times" that he was not personally under investigation. Mr Trump's decision to oust Mr Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation, and the action left the fate of the Russian Federation probe uncertain. Read More »

'There is no split in the Labour party'

The draft was leaked to newspapers - a sign of the divisions that have deepened in the party under Mr Corbyn, whose backers have driven the move leftwards against the wishes of many MPs. "The details will be set out to you, including the costing of all the promises and pledges we will make", Corbyn said. The test, however, is what we do in the hard times. Read More »

Hamas elects Ismail Haniya as new political chief

Hamas' Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the leadership transition would be smooth. Hamas has been controlling the Strip since the election. In 1989, He was imprisoned by Israeli Occupation Forces for three years and then deported to Marj al-Zuhour on the Lebanese-Palestinian border with a group of Hamas leaders, where he spent a full year in exile. Read More »

Republicans praise debt cuts in revised budget

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Senator Holly Mitchell, chair of the Senate budget committee and a member of the Legislative Women's Caucus, said Thursday the restored funding is not just a win for kids and their parents, but for California employers. The current plan has a slightly more optimistic revenue estimate than in January-it projects $2.5 billion more revenue-and Brown has proposed restoring some cuts he pushed for in January. Read More »

Euro slides as dollar strengthens and Macron's rally loses steam — FX Focus

The euro was on the retreat on Tuesday (9 May), falling below $1.09 for the first time in nearly a week as the rally inspired by Emmanuel Macron's success in the French presidential elections lost momentum. Her sister, Djamila, was among the 130 killed in the November 13, 2015, Paris attacks, according to the party. Would-be candidates were asked to sign up on the party's website and submit a resume and letter explaining their motivation. Read More »

South Korea's new president says he is willing to visit North Korea

Suh Hoon, who was named the new head of South Korea's intelligence agency Wednesday, is a well-known expert on North Korea who played a key role in helping arrange summit talks between the two Koreas in the 2000s. Lee Nak Yon to be his first prime minister, government sources said, adding that Mr Moon plans to officially announce his choice later in the day. Later he will attend a scaled-down inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly. Read More »

Ex-French PM Valls wants to be Macron candidate

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Without that, Mr Macron would be forced to forge alliances, which could mean a watering down of his campaign promises. His 64-year-old wife Brigitte, who he wooed when she taught him drama at school, joined him on stage with her children and grandchildren. Read More »

Trump asked James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him

Comey said the pair made small talk about the election and the size of Trump's inaugural crowd before the president asked Comey if he would "pledge his loyalty to him", the Times reports . Moments later, he continued his Twitter tirade: "Russia must be laughing up their sleeves watching as the US tears itself apart over a Democrat EXCUSE for losing the election". Read More »

EU Brexit boss: rights of EU citizens in UK are top priority

The rights of family members, including non-EU citizen family members, should continue to be protected, Mr Barnier said. But appearing alongside Mr. "The only cause of uncertainty is Brexit", he said. " It's clear from Theresa May's reaction that she is prepared, whatever the Commission officials are doing in Brussels, the bureaucrats, she is prepared to stand up for Britain's vital national interests in these very complicated talks ". Read More »

New York Giants: Multiple Teams Interested In Victor Cruz

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Since being released by the New York Giants, we haven't heard a lot regarding Victor Cruz. Cruz will also meet with the wide receiver-needy Bears that day, Jones reported. At least there is some renewed interest for Cruz, who was cut by the Giants in mid-February. The Record's Art Stapleton reports there is "mutual interest" between the Ravens and free agent Victor Cruz . Read More »

Strictly Come Dancing confirms Len Goodman's replacement

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He was tipped to be promoted from professional dancer to head judge, and sources say he is now considering whether to step down from the show altogether. The couple had one son, Mark Ballas , who is now a professional dancer on the American version of Strictly , Dancing with the Stars . Derek, 12 at the time, stayed for 10 years, and Julianne, 10, returned to America after five years. Read More »

Sanjay Mitra to be next Defence Secretary

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Mitra, who was asked to join the defence ministry with immediate effect as an officer on special duty, could attend a high-profile meeting with the industry on Thursday where the government is to unveil its plans for private sector strategic partnerships. Read More »