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Hillary Clinton to launch 'anti-Trump' political action committee

He said he'd felt "mildly nauseous" to think he might have tipped the election outcome but in hindsight would change nothing. Comey, offering an impassioned public defense of how he handled the election-year issues, insisted that the FBI's actions in both investigations were consistent. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn to create Minister for Peace if elected


Mr Corbyn used the speech to try and bolster his defence credentials but he failed to cleanly deliver pre-briefed comments that he is "not a pacifist". The UK Labour Party, should it win the snap general election in June, will work toward deescalating existing tensions with Russia, Jeremy Corbyn, the party's leader, said Friday. Read More »

China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement

However, during his campaign, Trump promised to "cancel" US participation in the agreement. In a conversation Monday, Trump told French President-elect Emmanuel Macron he is "pondering" whether to remain in the Paris Climate Agreement, French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Paris on Tuesday. Read More »

Jimmy John Isn't the Naked Guy in That Shark Picture


The photo went viral on Twitter was said to be Florida head coach Jim McElwain and Jimmy John , from the famous sandwich chain. Deadspin suggested that the naked man looks like McElwain. And, get this, he was was going to meet with Florida Gators coach Jim McElwain to share a laugh about the infamous picture. The friend reached out in an effort to completely exonerate Gators football coach Jim McElwain , and Pingalore says he shared other photos from the fishing trip as proof. Read More »

National Health Service Cyberattack Hits English Hospitals, Hackers Demand Bitcoin

Wanna Cry uses an Microsoft Windows exploit that was made public after a group of hackers called Shadow Brokers released files and hacking tools purportedly belonging to the American NSA, US's premier signals intelligence agency. "We are not aware of any evidence that patient data has been compromised", she added. But those attacks - blamed on Russian Federation, which has repeatedly denied them - followed an entirely different modus operandi involving penetrating the accounts of individuals ... Read More »

Trump Signs Executive Order Launching Voter Fraud Commission

After winning the election, Trump singled out several states and claimed fraud in their voting system, but officials in those states insisted that his claims were unfounded. Kobach is nearly single-handedly responsible for some of the nation's strictest immigration laws in at least a half-dozen states - he not only writes the laws, but advocates for them and battles on their behalf in court. Read More »

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

He also visited Yeonpyeong Island, which was targeted by North Korean artillery during a skirmish in 2010. Last week's KCNA report claimed that members of the Central Intelligence Agency and NIS worked with a North Korean citizen in a plot to "commit bomb terrorism targeting the supreme leadership", and that the plot was "recently uncovered and smashed". Read More »

Trudeau Government Says Tillerson On Board With Climate Change

Popular Video The average American throws away 82 pounds of clothes every single year. In the preamble, the declaration also noted "the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change and its implementation, and reiterating the need for global action to reduce both long-lived greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants". Read More »

California governor to release revised spending plan


Education advocates insist schools should be getting more money. The revised budget also proposes spending $387 million in funds from Proposition 1, a water bond passed by voters in 2014, for flood control projects in the Central Valley and the Delta. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Worried About Eric Bailly's Europa League Red Card

Mourinho will have to do without influential centre-back Bailly, whose suspension leaves Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Daley Blind as United's only available central defenders. Substitute Rachid Ghezzal s heavily deflected header nine minutes from time made it 3-1 on the night and Dutch global Nick Viergever s sending-off gave Lyon extra impetus. Read More »

Ransomware Hits UK's National Health Service

In Spain, the attacks did not disrupt the provision of services or networks operations of the victims, the government said in a statement. "This was not targeted at the NHS, it's an global attack and a number of countries and organizations have been affected", Prime Minister Theresa May said. Read More »

United States ex-officer admits killing black motorist


Jury selection for the federal trial was scheduled to start next week, however, this guilty plea makes it no longer necessary. He spoke little on Tuesday, except to quietly answer the judge's questions. "I'd suspect a cop who shot a black guy would rather be in federal custody and not state custody", he said. "Today [Slager] told the truth". Rodney Scott, brother of Walter Scott, who was killed by former Police Officer Michael Slager in 2015, leads his mother Judy Scott from the ... Read More »

British Counterterrorism Police Shoot A Woman And Arrest 6 Other Suspects


The man arrested on Thursday, metres from Parliament and Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street residence, had reportedly been tracked by police and the domestic intelligence agency MI5. Neighbor Maxine McKenzie said she saw "a lot of frenetic police activity" and a woman being taken out of the house on a stretcher. Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: "I believe that we have contained the threats that they posed". Read More »

Most Voters Say White House Press Briefings Are Necessary

The president and White House officials have since professed frustration with an investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign, which Comey as FBI director was leading. Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders filled in while he was out. A main one was the notion peddled by the White House that the firing was a response to a suggestion from the deputy attorney general - which Trump has said isn't true. Read More »

History lesson: S. Korea's Moon scraps state textbooks

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday scrapped a controversial plan to introduce state-issued history textbooks at schools, erasing a key policy of his ousted conservative predecessor Park Geun-hye. The United States did not think it would be appropriate for North Korea to play a prominent role at the Belt and Road Forum, according to one of the sources familiar with the USA concerns. Read More »

"Trump blasts Comey as a 'showboat", as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts president


He's a grandstander". Two months earlier, Clapper's office released a report that expressed with "high confidence" that the Russian government interfered with the US presidential election in favor of Trump. The poll was conducted online May 9-11 among 1,731 registered voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus two percentage points. Trump's remarks in the NBC interview about how the decision was made departed from explanations given by several White House officials earlier in ... Read More »

Trump on Middle East peace: 'We will get it done'

Israel has been skeptical of a UN-promoted solution that would allow for peaceful co-existence of an Israeli and a Palestinian states. "I believe we can be partners - true partners to you - to bring about a historic peace treaty ", Abbas said through an interpreter. Read More »

Malware Cyberattack Hits English Hospitals and FedEx, Hackers Demand Bitcoin

While Friday's attack could damage the reputation of Microsoft's security, it's likely to be limited, said Sid Parakh, a fund manager at Becker Capital Management, which owns Microsoft stock. At Royal London Hospital, doctors who wanted to access patient scans to use as part of lessons for medical students could not do so, he said. The agency did not identify those countries. Read More »

South Korea urges 'parallel' talks and sanctions to rein in North Korea


North Korea demanded on Thursday the handover of "terror suspects" who plotted to kill leader Kim Jong Un with a biochemical substance, repeating accusations it made last week that US and South Korean spies were behind the plan. "President Moon said he understands China's interest in the THAAD deployment and its concerns, and said he hopes the two countries can swiftly get on with communication to further improve each other's understanding", Yoon told a briefing. Read More »

Trump speaks with new South Korean president

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. On the campaign trail, he has argued that South Korea has no choice but to recognise Kim Jong-un as the leader of its reclusive neighbour. But even Moon knows that THAAD is not realistically going anywhere, at least not in the immediate term. Mr Moon will now have great difficulty in reversing that decision, and the North Koreans are predictably waxing hysterical about it. Read More »