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Former senator Joe Lieberman said to lead pack for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lieberman, who ran as Al Gore's vice presidential candidate in 2000, visited Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the position, according to the Associated Press . "I think it'd be a big mistake to nominate Joe Lieberman ", Booker told reporters outside Newark International Liberty Airport after a rally for workers. [Full Article...]

Iran elections: Pro-Rouhani reformists in Tehran power sweep

A supporter of newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani holds a placard bearing a portrait of him as she takes to the streets to celebrate his victory in downtown Tehran on May 20 , 2017. However, he was suddenly faced with a serious challenge of Raisi, who is a protégé of Supreme leader Ali Khamenei. And it delivers a setback to the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), the powerful security... [Full Article...]

Salman Abedi may have built other explosives

The Prime Minister said she would raise the leaks with US President Donald Trump in the margins of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, stressing that the "special relationship" was based on trust. Former Metropolitan Police officer, David Videcette, who helped investigate the tube bombings said it was likely Abedi had spent many months overseas practising how to assemble a... [Full Article...]

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Support for massive U.S. military spending is a bi-partisan tradition in American politics, as the War Resisters League (WRL), a longstanding United States anti-war organization, points out in their annual analysis of the USA military budget. [Full Article...]

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank He did not name any of the countries. The president also said evidence of Iranian interference - soldiers, money, weapons - is visible throughout the Middle East. Turning to the prime minister, who joined him for the speech, Trump said, " Benjamin Netanyahu wants peace". Wearing a black skullcap, Trump walked slowly toward the wall and pressed his right hand flat against the stone for about... [Full Article...]

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader Mr Trump's hand lingered for an agonising moment before he opted to close the gap and briefly place it on the First Lady's backside instead. "Not with Donald J. In introductory remarks, Netanyahu voiced hope that Trump's efforts would help forge peace with Arab states, which, he said, shared with Israel a common concern about Iran. [Full Article...]

Terrorism to take centre stage when Trudeau meets with NATO, G7

Terrorism to take centre stage when Trudeau meets with NATO, G7 So far, Trump appears on track to delivering those assurances. It is unclear what NATO's function will be, but it is not likely to be in combat. "I said it was obsolete ". "I think (NATO chief) Secretary stoltenberg feels that would be an important step for them to take". You need to make sure you're doing your share for your own security as well, ' " Tillerson said. [Full Article...]

Republican Montana Congressional candidate in Fight with polls and body slamming repprter

Republican Montana Congressional candidate in Fight with polls and body slamming repprter Democrats haven't held Montana's lone House seat in nearly two decades, but in the wake of surprisingly competitive special elections, political operatives across the country have poured money and time into the Montana special election. [Full Article...]

Melania again appears to refuse Donald Trump's attempted hand-hold in Rome

Nor did he mention settlements, the crux of the problem between Israel and Palestinians, or occupation for that matter. In a joint news conference, the Palestinian president said: "Once again, we reassert to you our positions of accepting the two-state solution along the borders of 1967 - the state of Palestine with its capital as East Jerusalem , living alongside the state of Israel in... [Full Article...]

'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, while America slept, President Donald Trump was at Vatican City meeting with Pope Francis. Pope Francis has been one of Donald Trump's fiercest critics since the new president took office on 20 January, so when the pair met today at the Vatican there was always a possibility that the atmosphere might sour. [Full Article...]

Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena

Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on honoring subpoena The letter, sent Monday by Flynn's legal team to the Senate Intelligence committee, lays out the case for Flynn to invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination and his decision not to produce documents in response to a congressional subpoena. [Full Article...]

French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

Also criticised has been security firm Sophos, which prior to the Wannacry outbreak had a microsite featuring the headline 'The NHS is totally protected with Sophos, ' which clearly did not happen given the prominence of NHS Wannacry shutdowns specifically because of the Wannacry attack. [Full Article...]

Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

But despite the pope looking initially grim-faced, both men ended up mostly all smiles, relaxed and even jovial. He entered a small elevator taking him to the third floor of the Apostolic Palace and, after a long ceremonial walk past frescoed corridors, shook the Pope's hand at the entrance to the private study, which the frugal pontiff uses only for official occasions. [Full Article...]

Manchester Mayor: Bomber Was A Terrorist, Not A Muslim

Manchester Mayor: Bomber Was A Terrorist, Not A Muslim He said: "We are grieving today, but we are strong". But they have to be seen in... "A statement on the Greater Manchester Combined Authority website called on the public to come out to remember the victims of the attack and show those that wish to frighten us that we are not scared". [Full Article...]

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang

Trump willing to 'make peace' with Pyongyang North Korea's Foreign Ministry rejected the statement, saying it called into question the country's nuclear deterrence for self-defense purposes. Moon had demanded that the new government be allowed to make the decision on THAAD , but the Park government rushed the deployment in before the election. [Full Article...]

Democrats demand Deutsche Bank disclose information on Trump and Russia

Democrats demand Deutsche Bank disclose information on Trump and Russia The lawmakers also asked for due-diligence documentation and details of assets and guarantees backing the loans to Mr. Trump. Renee Calabro, a spokeswoman for Deutsche Bank , declined Reuter's request for comment. The bank lent more than $300 million to Mr. Trump-affiliated entities, disclosures show. The same group of Democrats called for an inquiry into the Department of Justice's investiga... [Full Article...]

Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents Flynn downplayed his dinner with Putin during his security check, telling investigators that during his foreign trips he "had only unsubstantial contact with foreign nationals". Rep. Adam Schiff , a California Democrat, also said investigators are seeking any audio recordings maintained by President Donald Trump of his private meetings in the White House and any memos maintained by Director of ... [Full Article...]

34 refugees, including 10 toddlers, drown off Libyan coast

34 refugees, including 10 toddlers, drown off Libyan coast With the help of an Italian coastguard ship and several commercial ships, rescuers raced to drag as many people as possible from the water, while a helicopter and military aircraft dropped lifeboats. The Libyans then towed two migrant boats back to shore while humanitarian groups brought more than 1,000 on board. Italy is hosting a meeting of the world's seven major industrialised nations in Sic... [Full Article...]

Corbyn calls for unity following 'terrible' Manchester attack

Corbyn calls for unity following 'terrible' Manchester attack Both parties independently confirmed that national campaigning in the media would resume on Friday, although local candidates will be authorised to begin knocking on doors and attending constituency events from Thursday onwards. Ukip became the first party to say it would be resuming its national campaign when leader Paul Nuttall announced he would be unveiling his party's manifesto on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal According to UPI.com, in 2001, Spencer graduated "from the University of Virginia ". "We're not white supremacist", protestor Orry Von Dize told WVIR . He said he does not consider them to be symbols of hate, but a part of the history of the United States. White nationalists are not allowing their Confederate heroes to be removed from public view without a fight. [Full Article...]


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