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West Virginia: Cindy's remnants raise flood threat

Weakening was expected once Cindy moved over land. By midday Thursday the storm had cut Gulf of Mexico oil production by 16 percent, representing around 288,000 barrels per day of output, the U.S. The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy spun off a tornado in central Alabama, injuring at least four people and damaging a number of buildings and trees, emergency officials said. Read More »

Indian expats in U.S. cheer for PM Modi ahead of his arrival


Talking about his schedule in Netherlands, he said that he will have an official meeting with Dutch PM Mark Rutte, with whom he will have a discussion on global issues including counter-terrorism and climate change. "If approved, India will become the first non-NATO country permitted to purchase the high-tech drones", Ford said. "We believe it's in both countries' interests". Read More »

Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller - White House


Lawmakers investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election have raised questions about whether Comey's May 9 firing was an attempt by Trump to stop the Russia probe. There was "no collusion" with Moscow, Trump asserted again asking, "if Russian Federation was working so hard" to meddle in the 2016 election during the Obama administration "Why didn't they stop them?" Trump has tweeted on May 12, days after firing Comey, that " James Comey better hope that there ... Read More »

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

Dr. Leo Mercer, chief of trauma and surgical critical care at Hurley, said he expects Neville to be discharged within the next 24 to 48 hours. The FBI says a Canadian man from Tunisia may have chosen to attack a police officer in Flint , Michigan, simply because it has an worldwide airport. Read More »

United Kingdom parliament hit by cyber-attack

Dr Fox told the BBC: "We know that there are regular attacks by hackers attempting to get passwords". MPs were informed about the hack last night and have struggled to access their official Parliament email accounts remotely. The threat follows reports in British media, including the Times , that hackers were selling passwords for MPs online. "We need to be investing in cyber protection, it is a huge issue". Read More »

British lawmakers hit by cyber security attack

The British Parliament on Saturday was hit by a cyberattack that left most of its representatives unable to access emails, according to multiple reports . The UK's National Cyber Security Centre ( NCSC ) "is aware of incident and working around the clock with the UK Parliamentary digital security team to understand what has happened and advise on the necessary mitigating actions", a spokesman said. Read More »

Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

While the death toll remains at 79, Ms McCormack addressed concerns that many more had died and were unaccounted for in official figures. "We did our best I promise". An amnesty for people who may have been living in the tower illegally has been suggested, supported by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. "That's the number I'm really anxious about, that there might have been other innocent people in there". Read More »

Group of Democrats Meet Behind Closed Doors to Consider Ousting Nancy Pelosi


Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.), Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) and Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), at least some in the group believe Pelosi has to go in order for Democrats to have a chance to win the House back in November 2018. But deep down they know they needed - and still need - a win in a high-profile race in which the fight was between Trump/Republicans and Pelosi/Democrats. Read More »

Trump suggests fitting border wall with solar panels

The US president also suggested the panels would make the wall "beautiful" and then praised himself by saying, "Pretty good imagination, right?" During his presidential campaigns, Trump had pledged that he would build a wall along the Mexican border to stop drug trafficking and illegal immigration. Read More »

Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point


Asked if the president had been trying to intimidate Mr Comey, Mr Spicer said: "No , quite the opposite". As if an agency secretly recording Oval Office discussions is going to volunteer such information. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Az) said the "integrity of his appointment" was in question due to Mueller's friendship with ousted FBI Director James Comey . Trump said "there's been no collusion, no obstruction, and virtually everybody agrees to that", and he added that some of Mueller's legal ... Read More »

Sean Spicer: Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet Made Comey 'Tell The Truth'

He said, Trump's tweet has no impact on the advisory group's examination of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Mueller, who was Federal Bureau of Investigation director from 2001 to 2013 under both Republican and Democratic presidents, is a registered Republican. Read More »

Mourners gather for U.S. student jailed by N Korea

Last week, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert denied that Rodman had anything to do with Warmbier's release, and when asked about his visit said , "We strongly, strongly suggest Americans not travel to North Korea". Otto died because of severe brain damage. "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime", Moon told CBS television's "This Morning". Read More »

GOP: Special Election Victories Boost Trump's Legislative Agenda

Trump was not as deep as Democrats were counting on. I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. She's been under fire over the last couple days, with some of her own caucus members saying it's time for her to step down, and potential Democratic candidates planning to run against her in their campaigns. Read More »

Chinese FM in Pakistan to offer mediation with Afghanistan


An official statement later quoted Yi as telling his Afghan interlocutors that "if required, China will be ready to observe and explain steps" both Pakistan and Afghanistan are taking against terrorism and extremism. Afghanistan has also been strongly critical of Pakistan, accusing it of harbouring hard-line Taliban factions. Last week, a Chinese navy fleet comprising three warships arrived at Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi for a goodwill and training visit. Read More »

Sean Spicer: Reporters Ask Snarky Questions at Briefings to 'Become YouTube Stars'


It's also being reported that Sean Spicer may be replaced by one or more press secretaries given President Trump's extremely short attention span and temper. He routinely dismisses the matter entirely as "fake news", yet in a January 11 news conference, about a week before being sworn in as president, Trump admitted for the first time that Russian Federation hacked the email accounts of Democratic officials. Read More »

Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are

The present reality remains bleak for Democrats nationwide: they're 0-4 this year in special elections, despite one of the most unpopular Republican administrations in history. And while Democrats were mourning in Georgia Tuesday night, they nearly stole a House seat in SC where Archie Parnell came within about 2,800 votes and 3 percentage points of defeating Republican Ralph Norman. Read More »

North Korea Declares Itself 'Biggest Victim' In Otto Warmbier's Death

Meanwhile, Rodman and his agent feel they are partially responsible for the North Korea's release of American college student Otto Warmbier , who died last Monday, just days after being medically evacuated from a North Korean prison on the day the former National Basketball Association star arrived. Read More »

Tight GOP win in Georgia

In response to Ossoff's completely undebatable suggestion that many working people have a hard time making ends meet, she said , "That's the difference between conservatives and liberals; I don't believe in a livable wage". White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told reporters aboard Air Force One that Handel's win serves as proof that " the American people are resonating with the president's agenda " and want to see his agenda enacted. Read More »

Senate Health Care Bill Hangs In The Balance As 4 Lawmakers Waver

The BCRA would reduce financial assistance for low-income Americans purchasing health care, defund Planned Parenthood for one year, phase out Obamacare's Medicaid expansion by 2021, cut other forms of Medicaid spending and implement a number of tax cuts for high-income Americans . Read More »

Looking Forward To Welcome 'True Friend' PM Modi, Says President Trump

With India, we're building that strategic partnership. "We seek to have an effective partnership with each country". "I think we can expect to see some new initiatives on counter terrorism cooperation", the official said. This includes freedom of navigation and overflight", the official asserted. They said the barriers covered multiple sectors and included high tariffs, inadequate protection of intellectual property rights, and inconsistent and non-transparent licensing and regulatory ... Read More »

Prince Harry: No One in the Royal Family Wants the Throne


While Harry will likely never be king, as he was dropped even further down the line of succession after the births of Prince William's children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte , the comment has reportedly caused some particularly humorless individuals in England to condemn "reluctant royals". Read More »