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Rep. Meadows: Growing Evidence Shows Comey Lied to Congress

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The 15 pages of Comey memos contain new details about interactions he had with Trump in the weeks before his May 2017 firing. That's according to a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey . Boyd wrote in the letter that the department "consulted the relevant parties" and concluded that releasing the memos would not adversely affect any ongoing investigations. Read More »

Swaziland's King Wants His Country to Be Called eSwatini

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The tiny landlocked nation in southern Africa gained full independence in 1968, after being a British protectorate since the early 1900s. Swaziland, the last absolute monarchy in Africa, has changed its name to the Kingdom of eSwatini . The event also coincided with the kingdom's 50th year of independence. Mswati III has used the new name in previous official speeches. King Mswati III ascended to the throne after the death of his father in 1986, becoming the youngest reigning monarch at ... Read More »

Procter & Gamble (PG) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group

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Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on April, 20 before the open. The company's stock declined 15.56% with the market as Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees sold 35,933 shares. West Coast Fincl Lc reported 0.15% stake. Since November 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $6.85 million activity. FergusonMchugh MaryLynn had sold 2,353 shares worth $184,924. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani Among 3 New Lawyers Joining Trump's Legal Team

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The bombastic Republican spoke with Trump Thursday about his legal strategy in a conversation that included lawyer Jay Sekulow . The former New York City mayor, who was a key Trump supporter, during the 2016 election will leave his law firm Greenberg Traurig to join the president's legal team. Read More »

Senate Confirms Climate Change Denier To Lead NASA

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Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who said Thursday that NASA should be led by a professional with a background in space. The position opened when Charles Bolden Jr. But Rubio ultimately sided with all other Republicans to confirm Bridenstine as the NASA chief in spite of his hesitations, arguing that Trump deserves to have his team in place across the administration. Read More »

Sheriff's Deputies Are Killed in North Florida

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A suspect walked up to the business and shot both deputies through the window", the department said. "At this point, it remains an active criminal investigation with no apparent motive or indications as to why this tragedy occurred". As the sheriff's office described, there is now no "apparent motive" for the shooting. "I've offered any state support they may need", he wrote in a tweet . Read More »

Kathua: 15 students, 2 cops hurt in clashes

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In a tweet, journalist Mufti Islah had said that 'government must realise that Kashmiri students demanding justice for 8 year old girl gangraped and murdered must not be thrashed and humiliated and those supporting rape accused be escorted. Read More »

Inspectors enter Syrian town that was scene of alleged chemical attack

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They insisted it was executed with "the sole objective to prevent further use of chemical weapons and chemical substances as weapons by the Syrian regime to kill its own people". "It is our understanding the Russians may have visited the attack site", he said in comments at a closed-door meeting which were obtained by Reuters. Read More »

Criticism is My Fitness Secret: Narendra Modi

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Modi embarked on a four-day state visit to London this week, where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Amid a nationwide outrage over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said "rape is rape" and should not be politicised. Read More »

Germany's Merkel sets trip to visit Trump for April 27

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Though the two sides broadly endorse proposals for eurozone-wide bank deposit insurance and a plan to establish a European monetary fund to fend off financial crises, they remain divided over key details. Conservative lawmakers are due to debate euro zone reforms on Tuesday before Macron visits Merkel in Berlin on Thursday. Large swaths of the allied CDU/CSU parties vehemently oppose the creation of a Eurozone budget, for example, demanding that an annual shortfall of around 13 billion ... Read More »

Syria - Chemical weapons (17 April 2018)

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The exchange came Tuesday at the sixth meeting of the UN Security Council in nine days on Syria. Tens of millions of people in the country are in need of some form of humanitarian assistance and, according to a Central Intelligence Agency brief, Syria has very few options. Read More »

Reports on new air base bombings a false alarm

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Hundreds of Syrians gathered in a landmark square in Damascus on Monday to show support for the Syrian government's armed forces after the airstrikes by the USA and its allies, The Associated Press reported . The alleged attack was met with "triple assaults" by the US, France and the United Kingdom, through coordinated strikes on three presumed chemical facilities run the government. Read More »

Ex-envoy expects United States detainees to be freed during Trump-Kim meeting

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Ahead of his meeting with Kim, President Trump said the U.S.is in talks to free those three people. He added: "They only... All they are expressing is the end of hostile policies against North Korea, followed by a guarantee of security". Moon said he saw the possibility of a peace agreement, or even worldwide aid for North Korea's economy, if it denuclearises. "If I think it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful, we're not going to go", he said. Read More »

Firefighters Intentionally Burn Fields To Head Off Rhea Fire

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A shed fire drew units to the Sharon-Shattuck Road on Tuesday afternoon then early Tuesday evening trucks were dispatched to 8th Street Estates for a grass fire. Authorities say another wildfire that began in Texas and spread to Oklahoma on Friday was still burning Sunday. Numerous evacuations occurred in the area to the north and east of the Rhea Fire. Read More »

35-year-old, minor raped in UP

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Additional Superintendent of Police , Martand Prakash Singh, said the woman was allegedly raped by the men in Kamlapur area on April 15. The two men then persuaded the victim to go along with them on a motorcycle to the third accused, Meraj's residence, where they locked her up and took turns to rape her. Read More »

James Comey's coldblooded take on Andrew McCabe's criminal referral

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It was not immediately clear how the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office responded to the referral, or whether prosecutors there are conducting their own investigation or believe criminal charges are appropriate. McCabe "definitely did not tell me that he authorized" the leak, Comey told OIG investigators, according to the OIG report. The article was a detailed account of internal strife within the top ranks of the DOJ about how to proceed after FBI agents investigating Anthony Weiner, the former NY ... Read More »

Porn star Stormy Daniels scheduled to perform in El Paso

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The President said he "wouldn't be the man I am today" without Mrs Trump in an email seen by Newsweek urging supporters to sign her birthday card with the subject line "My better half" from the Trump Make America Great Again Committee. Trump has largely remained quiet on the subject, although he told reporters earlier this month that he did not know about the payment to Daniels. The president has consistently denied a relationship with Daniels, who claims the two had sex not long after ... Read More »

Castro Era Ends in Cuba as Diaz-Canel Named President

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Castro's time in office will also be remembered for his landmark agreement with former U.S. President Barack Obama to restore long-severed diplomatic ties and seek an end to decades of hostilities between the two countries. Salvador Valdez Mesa, 72, has become Vice-President. Between them, the Castro brothers made the island of more than 11 million people a key player in the Cold War and helped keep communism afloat despite the collapse of the Soviet Union.Raul has been in power since ... Read More »

Operator Found Guilty Of Hanging Up On Callers Heads To Jail

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More than that, according to court records, it would appear that the former Houston emergency operator ignored several hundred calls altogether because she was going through a rough time and underperforming. "The citizens of Harris County rely on 911 operators to dispatch help in their time of need", said Lauren Reeder , a Harris County prosecutor, according to the Houston Chronicle . Read More »

Israel Air Force opts out of U.S. drill as Iranian threat looms

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Ever since the beginning of the civil war in Syria Israel strictly followed the policy of non-intervention and mostly remained indifferent to the fate of the Assad regime. Israel has struck Syrian military targets before and was blamed for strikes earlier this month on the T4 air base in Homs. Hours after the alleged chemical attack , the rebel faction that controlled the town, the Army of Islam, relented and was evacuated along with thousands of residents. Read More »

SYRIA: Chemical attack: Shooting delays OPCW visit to site

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It is of the least importance to the US and its allies, who rushed to blame the Syrian government for the attack - backed by Russian Federation and Iran - without waiting for the OPCW to conduct a probe. Currie said the United States will remain focused on achieving the goal of ending the war and helping the Syrian people "no matter how many times our Russian colleagues convene these cynical, thinly disguised diversions". Read More »

Pitt County has few requests for absentee ballots

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Absentee ballots will be made available for South Lewis district residents who will not be in the district the day of the vote Tuesday, May 15, or who may be unable to travel to the polling place due to health reasons. Hours will be from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 8:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. Fifteen other locations throughout the county will open at 10 a.m. on April 27. Read More »

Investors anticipate higher performance on Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Based on P/E

Its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.66%, 2.40% respectively. About 354,218 shares traded. Hwg Holdings Lp increased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) by 667.84% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 14 with "Underweight". Rothschild Asset Management Inc, which manages about $4.79 billion and $9.48B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Commvault Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CVLT) by 12,869 shares to ... Read More »

FAA says it will order inspections of jet engines after Southwest blast

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Investigators found signs of metal fatigue. "There needs to be proper inspection mechanisms in place to check for this before there's a catastrophic event", said Sumwalt. "Although the number of fan blades requiring the inspection remains the same, the number of engines involved with this inspection has significantly increased", it said. Read More »

HR McMaster's Father Dies Under 'Suspicious' Circumstances

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White House National Security Advisor HR McMaster gives a key note speech in front of the Jamestown Foundation on December 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. Philadelphia Police executed a search warrant at the facility Tuesday. Local police and Pennsylvania Attorney General's office investigators are looking into it as a suspicious death. Read More »