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Trump Never 'Sought to Impede' Russia Probe - Trump's Private Lawyer

Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that that [sic] Mr. Comey "let Flynn go, '" it says". He says, "Comey has now admitted that he is one of the leakers". What do YOU think about how Trump's personal lawyer is spinning this? "Knowing my father for 39 years, when he "orders or tells" you to do something there is no ambiguity, you will know exactly what he means". Read More »

India's southern state dilutes liquor policy; over 700 bars set to reopen


Hotels below 3-star category will be allowed to run beer and wine parlours. During the one-day session, called exclusively to discuss the cattle ban notification, members of ruling CPI (M)-led LDF and Congress-headed UDF opposition held that it was not only an "intrusion" into state's rights, but also an "infringement" on the rights of people on the choice of their food habits. Read More »

Rajasthan Board Class 10 Results 2017: Declared at rajresults


Exactly 1081724 registered for the Rajasthan secondary board examination inclusive of 632907 boys and 448817 girls. More than 12 lakh students appeared for 10th Board exam in Rajasthan in the year 2017 and it has been expected that the passing percentage of this year will be 96. Read More »

ISIS's Mass Killings of Civilians in Mosul


This has been a long-standing problem in Iraq , as in addition to very bloody fighting there are consistent reports of summary executions by Iraqi forces against "suspects" that are rounded up after neighborhoods are captured. The fight for Mosul: "We'll probably kill him later". The area remains inaccessible because of heavy clashes. But their ruthlessness is being experienced daily in the besieged city of Mosul , northern Iraq, with anyone who disagrees with them or refuses to follow ... Read More »

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China


The delegate, Michael Fullilove, citing Trump withdrawing from both the Paris agreement and the 12-nation trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and repeatedly criticizing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail - has turned to Beijing to help rein in North Korea's weapons programme. The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the USA and China in the "back room". Read More »

Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

A special counsel appointed by the Justice Department and congressional committees are investigating. Since the election, reporting has revealed that Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak , met with several top Trump campaign advisers during the campaign and presidential transition, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner , and Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn . Read More »

Blast at Indian fireworks factory triggers deadly blaze


Police sources said the death toll may further go up with bodies of victims still being extricated from the blast site. The explosion triggered a blaze that engulfed the factory before firefighters put it out. Some bodies have been burnt beyond recognition. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased. Read More »

Trump marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery


Like his three most recent predecessors, Trump never served in combat nor the active-duty military, and at one point during his campaign a year ago he offended veterans by denigrating the service of Sen. Trump called on Americans to look into the eyes of people who had lost loved ones in the military and thank them for their sacrifice. "And every time you see the sun rise over this blessed land, please know your courageous sons and daughters pushed away the night and delivered for us all ... Read More »

UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

Italian news reports say the London Bridge attacker who had been stopped in Italy en route to Syria past year was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system and was stopped at London's Stansted airport in January but let go. Read More »

Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

In the event of a 50-50 vote, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the tiebreaker. On the regulatory front, we don't anticipate major changes coming from the new U.S. They are bound by strict requirements that the legislation reduce the deficit to take advantage of a procedure that would allow them to pass the bill with a simple majority of 51 votes, rather than the 60 needed to pass most legislation. Read More »

Death toll from Tehran attacks rises to 17

Suicide bombers and gunmen stormed into Iran's parlia. The attackers raided Iran's parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum on Wednesday morning, in a rare strike at the heart of the Islamic Republic. But on the other hand, this is precisely the sort of cooperation that the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia are keen to curtail. Saudi Arabia, Iran's staunch regional rival, "constantly supports" terrorists, it said, adding that the IS claim of responsibility "shows they are involved in ... Read More »

Death toll rises to 17 in Iran twin terror attacks

Meanwhile, an Iranian security official says the assailants in the deadly attacks in Tehran Wednesday were Iranian nationals. The Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for the attacks. Trump capped his statement of condolence to the Iranian people on Wednesday with the warning that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Read More »

Pakistan airline seeks to help passengers stranded in Qatar


Taking notice of the Pakistanis stranded at Doha airport, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Mohammad Yousaf has directed private tour operators to cancel agreements with Qatar Airlines for Umrah pilgrimage, and asked PIA to arrange special flights to help out the stranded countrymen. Read More »

Death toll from Lanka floods rise to 146


Friday's flooding was the worst the country has experienced since 2003, when 250 people were killed and 10,000 homes were destroyed after a comparable monsoon. It has almost 200 personnel on board, including specialized rescue, diving and medical teams, as well as a large amount of relief material and Gemini inflatable boats. Read More »

ISRO successfully launches heaviest rocket GSLV Mark III


GSLV-Mark III, a heavy lift rocket capable of carrying humans, will place the 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communication satellite at a distance of 36,000 km from earth. In February, the space agency put 104 micro satellites into orbit in a single launch. GSLV Mark III has double the capacity of its predecessor GSLV Mark II in terms of its payload carrying capacity. Read More »

Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

No date has been set for the visit, which was agreed during May's visit to Washington in January and seen as a sign of her desire to maintain good ties with Britain's traditional close ally as Trump began his presidency. In response, Trump has noted that "it is ignorant for him to say that" and has called Khan's leadership abilities into question. But Trump's sons defended their father's tweets targeting Khan. Read More »

Israel pushes ahead with plans for 3000 settlement homes

The developments come as US President Donald Trump seeks to restart peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians - stalled since talks collapsed in 2014. Palestinians bear a high cost for the construction of settlements, with tens of thousands of homes destroyed and hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced, Amnesty says. Read More »

White House defamed me, says Federal Bureau of Investigation ex-chief


But he says President Trump never told Mr Comey: "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", in form or substance, as Mr Comey claimed. Prior said in his statement, "The Attorney General was not silent; he responded to this comment by saying that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful about following appropriate policies regarding contacts with the White House". Read More »

Boko Haram attacks leave 6 dead, dozens hurt in Nigeria


Nigeria's military said it had contained the attack. Osinbajo's visit is aimed at launching the special intervention relief plan for internally displaced persons (IDPs). He explained that one suspected Boko Haram terrorist was captured and was now in custody of the Nigerian Army, while three others, including a suicide bomber were killed in action by the military. Read More »

Scottish Church to allow gay marriage in UK


Clergy who want to officiate at gay marriages will have to "opt-in", and the church said this meant that those who disagreed with the change would not have to act against their conscience. It also addresses the "conscience of lay people" - including, but not limited to, any verger, flower arrangers, or choristers - which, it says, must be considered by clerics before a same-sex wedding is conducted. Read More »

Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured


The church spokesperson added that 42 people were on the bus. Firetrucks and ambulances swarmed the area near Atlanta's airport just after 4 p.m. They were taken to several metro-area hospitals. The girl who died was not a student in the district, he said. Vandiver said his son wasn't able to provide details about the seriousness of the crash or injuries. Read More »

Penguins Halfway Home To The Stanley Cup


It's not that they don't throw punches; it's not that they don't have knockout power. Boston, in 2011, was the last team to come back from a 2-0 deficit in the Final, rallying to defeat Vancouver in seven games. What doesn't is that Rinne is the weak spot, and this is how Pittsburgh wins. The Predators, who hadn't lost two straight playoff games this spring until the Final, hope to feed off the enthusiasm of their fans in Game 3. Read More »

Suspect in Notre Dame attack was ex-journalist, student


Several terror plots have been disrupted in recent months, seeing the arrest of three women after police found a auto laden with gas cylinders was abandoned near Notre-Dame cathedral for what authorities described as an "imminent" attack. "Nothing unusual had been detected", Mutzenhardt said. "When I knew him, he had a pro-Western, pro-democratic outlook", Mr Arnaud Mercier, who said he had not heard from the suspect since November, told French television channel BFMTV . Read More »

Police name two London attackers


He was also featured in a Channel 4 documentary that aired in January of 2016 called "The Jihadis Next Door ". Christine Archibald's fiance gave her CPR on London Bridge in an attempt to save her life. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would support calls for May to quit, as she had overseen a sharp reduction in police numbers in her past job as interior minister. Read More »