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'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

President Trump and Romania's President Klaus Iohannis at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. He's a leaker , but we want to get back to running our great country. Comey said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about... [Full Article...]

Leaderless farmers in MP drive stir through social media

Kin of four out of the five persons killed in police firing on Tuesday at Mandsaur - the epicentre of the farmers' stir-had met Chouhan in Bhopal on Saturday. According to information revealed by the Madhya Pradesh government in a written reply to Congress MLA Ram Niwas Rawat, at least 287 farmers, including agricultural labourers, have committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh in the past three m... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

But in the rat-a-tat-tat of follow-up questions, Sessions slowly pried that door open again, by increasingly hedging his answers. Sessions routinely said he would not answer questions regarding his conversations with Trump, but he delivered more than enough answers over two and a half hours of testimony Tuesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Why Jeff Sessions says he can't talk

Why Jeff Sessions says he can't talk But he said Tuesday he anticipated the conflict of interest and effectively recused himself on his first day on the job, and was never briefed on the Russian Federation investigation. And I have to point this out because it was glaring and unsettling: Why were the chairs of the Senate Intelligence Committee constantly trying to wrangle and silence Kamala Harris? In his defense, Sessions could ... [Full Article...]

United States environment chief leaves G-7 climate talks early

The 2015 accord , backed by almost 200 countries, aims to limit global warming to 2 degrees or less by 2100, mainly through pledges to cut carbon dioxide and emissions. In it, the administration formally rejected both the Paris climate deal itself and the concept of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), global bodies through which developed countries funnel money to poorer nations to help them... [Full Article...]

Shooting at GOP baseball practice. Majority WHIP Steve Scalise reportedly shot

Shooting at GOP baseball practice. Majority WHIP Steve Scalise reportedly shot DeSantis said that if he hadn't left early, he likely would have been targeted by the gunman. "We obviously were just trying to beat some traffic, never thought that you'd ever have any incident like this, but had we just chose to stay a little longer, I mean who knows what would have happened. [Full Article...]

Panama forges diplomatic ties with China, breaks with Taiwan

Panama forges diplomatic ties with China, breaks with Taiwan To the south of China, Taiwan is an English-speaking democracy, which Beijing sees it as a breakaway province. The move leaves Taiwan in greater worldwide isolation, since it is now recognized by just 19 United Nations member states, as well as the Vatican. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Ramps Up Review Of Donald Trump's Travel Ban Losses

On Monday, the Fourth Circuit plaintiffs in the Fourth Circuit case filed motions opposing the government's requests for the Supreme Court to take the case and for a stay. That decision upheld a federal judge's order blocking enforcement of the two main parts of President Trump's March 6 limits on immigration by foreign nationals from Mideast nations and by refugees from around the world. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier, jailed U.S. student, freed by North Korea

Otto Warmbier, jailed U.S. student, freed by North Korea Dennis Rodman is back in North Korea , the former National Basketball Association star announced this week, with help from a marijuana cryptocurrency startup. In April and May, North Korea detained two other Korean Americans, both of them affiliated with the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a private institution run by Korean American Christians. [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

The White House also highlighted the fact Mr Comey stopped short of accusing Mr Trump of obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offence. It turns out that Comey's calculation on the Flynn request changed after he was sacked. Comey leaked contents of memos to the NYT to ensure a special counsel was appointed. "My common sense told me, he's looking to get something in exchange for gra... [Full Article...]

DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well The Tories and the DUP are considering a "confidence and supply" arrangement which would see the Northern Irish party back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions. Mrs Foster would not go into great detail about the talks but said government stability, Brexit, counter-terrorism and doing what's right for Northern Ireland economically were high on the agenda . [Full Article...]

Gov. McAuliffe: 'Too Many Guns On The Street'

Gov. McAuliffe: 'Too Many Guns On The Street' Mr. McAuliffe cited background checks and "shutting down gun show loopholes" as needed steps to prevent further attacks, but reiterated that was a discussion for another day. "We worry about this every day for all our citizens". "With 93 million people a day it's just something", McAuliffe said before reporters jumped in. [Full Article...]

Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

The Conservatives won 319 seats, seven short of a majority in the House of Commons and 12 fewer than they had going into the election. She needs 18 more seats, with only 17 more seats left to declare. Written off by many pollsters, Labour surged in the final weeks of the campaign. The election result highlights how no single Brexit negotiating position appears to command majority popul... [Full Article...]

Panama Papers: Sharif to appear before probe panel

Panama Papers: Sharif to appear before probe panel The summons also instructed the Prime Minister to "kindly bring along relevant record/documents/material" related to the Panama Papers case which will entail almost all the documents and evidence submitted before the Supreme Court by Sharif's counsel, Makhdoom Ali Khan. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations' Five current and former US officials said they are aware of classified intelligence suggesting there was some sort of private encounter between Trump and his aides and the Russian envoy. "I only know what I've read in the paper", Sessions told Sen. Bucket number three is to say, "I'm invoking executive privilege". "Did the president, in any of those interactions that you've shared with us toda... [Full Article...]

Earthquake Kills Two In Guatemala, Shakes Mexico

Earthquake Kills Two In Guatemala, Shakes Mexico The quake hit 15 km (10 miles) west-northwest of the city of San Marcos, at around 1:30 a.m. local time (0730 GMT) at a relatively deep 111 km, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. The state's Civil Protection authorities said the quake was felt throughout the state. An undersea natural disaster measuring 7 magnitude struck off Mexico's southwest Pacific coast on Wednesday, sai... [Full Article...]

DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament. is a classic move to shore up authority at home", said Colin Talbot, professor of government at the University of Manchester. Pressed on the reports, Environment Secretary Michael Gove declined to deny it. [Full Article...]

UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief Party leader Arlene Foster seemed buoyant as she arrived at May's Downing Street office and her happy mood continued even after May left for the House of Commons without comment. David Cameron has become the third living former Tory leader to put pressure on Theresa May to change her Brexit stance. The Evening Standard , edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne , reported that Cabinet ... [Full Article...]

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks The attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini also wounded more than 50 people and were the first claimed by IS in Iran. The Tehran police said the vehicle the attackers used was discovered on Saturday in the city centre. At least 41 ISIS suspects have been arrested since the attacks, according to Intelligence Minister Mahmo... [Full Article...]

UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance

Meanwhile, May has continued preparations for Brexit talks due to launch next week by appointing Steve Baker, a prominent Brexit campaigner, to the Department for Exiting the EU. "The danger is that however much any government tries they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal at Westminster with one of the Northern Ireland parties", he told BBC radio. [Full Article...]


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