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McCain says his confusing questions resulted from fatigue

He said what he wanted Comey to answer was whether or not Trump's interactions with Comey constitute obstruction of justice. That's a relatively straightforward bit of politicking, but here's what that question sounded like in real-time, translated into McCain's personal patois of maverick-ese: "You're going to have to help me out here". Read More »

UN Chief Urges Action on Climate Change as Trump Debates


That's what the top House Democrat is calling President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the US from a historic climate agreement. Spicer says Trump ultimately "wants a fair deal for the American people". Abandoning the pact would isolate the USA from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200 nations. Read More »

Kelly defends plan for Russian Federation back channel as a 'good thing'


In an interview with Australian television ABC News on Monday, McCain said he simply did not like Kushner's possible ties to Russian Federation. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state on February 1. Read More »

Woman goes on trial for allegedly urging boyfriend to kill himself


Ali Eithier, who worked as a counselor at a summer camp where Carter volunteered, told the court she was surprised at the intimate details about Roy's death that Carter revealed in a text messages to her. "Usually, manslaughter charges involve direct action by the defendant ... some type of horrific unintentional killing where the behavior disregarded a risk, like firing a gun into a crowd", Medwed said. Read More »

Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

The attacker, 22-year-old Salman Abedi, reportedly met with members of the Katibat al-Battar al-Libi, during trips to Tripoli and Sabratha, Libya. A total of 18 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, eight of those have been released without charge. Read More »

Modi to meet Putin on Thursday to patch up Indo-Russian ties


Merkel had openly expressed her disappointment at the US's somewhat insular approach last week. "We want the European Union to become stronger and India will play a positive role towards that through the medium of Germany ", Mr Modi told reporters at a joint briefing with Ms Merkel, who hosts Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Read More »

Trump decides to not move US Embassy to Jerusalem

White House has insisted that the waiver is temporary, and the question is not if Trump will relocate the US Embassy to Jerusalem but when. The White House described Trump's waiver as a move to improve chances for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but the relocation also risked igniting tensions across the Middle East. Read More »

Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russian Federation line' questions


Conway declined to comment on a New York Times story published Sunday reporting that Kushner was seeking a line of communication to Vladimir Putin when he met in December with a Russian banker with close ties to the Russian president. Michael Flynn (l.) and Jared Kushner in the White House on February 13, 2017. Democrats in Congress are calling for Kushner's security clearance to be reviewed , or even revoked, until this is all cleared up. Read More »

Morgan will not rob Roy of England opening spot

England are yet to name a replacement for him. England have so many batsmen who are capable of smashing big hits, but a batsman was needed who could play a settled innings, stay till the end and Joe Root's unbeaten 133 showed that maturity and class which took England to the finish line with eight wickets left in the match. Read More »

Macron's 18-member Cabinet has old, new faces


President Emmanuel Macron recruited Republican lawmaker Bruno Le Maire as finance minister, scoring a victory in his effort to draw support from the France's mainstream right and assigning a fluent German speaker to rebuild economic credibility in Europe . Read More »

Trump's communications director resigns

White House press secretary Sean Spicer arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 . "I would just say that Mr. The president last week hired NY attorney Marc Kasowitz as his outside counsel for federal investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing


As the 35-year-old entered the courtroom, he yelled about free speech before saying, "Death to the enemies of America". Christian was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court on three felony murder charges, one felony assault charge, three felony weapons charges and two misdemeanour counts of intimidation. Read More »

ICBM Launch: Is North Korea Preparing to Test the Ultimate Weapon?

Its most recent test of a medium-range Scud missile was claimed as a success, although North Korea's ability to launch a ballistic missile capable of hitting intercontinental targets has been disputed. "This is one element of a broader missile defense strategy that we can use to employ against potential threats", Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters. Read More »

Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt European Union interests: German FM

The remarks were a clear repudiation of Trump's troubled few days with European leaders, even as Merkel held back from mentioning the US president by name. German chancellor Angela Merkel distanced herself from the U.S. and the United Kingdom during a campaign event in Munich on Sunday. The debate at the G7 meeting in Italy had shown it would be hard to make the 2015 Paris climate deal work, she said. Read More »

India's longest bridge brings Assam closer to Arunachal Pradesh

India's longest-ever bridge was inaugurated on Friday, linking the country's north-east to Arunachal Pradesh, a territory claimed by China . It reduces the distance by 165 km, cutting travel time by seven to eight hours between Anjaw in eastern Arunachal Pradesh to Assam's Tinsukia or Dibrugarh , paving path for more opportunities for trade and economic development. Read More »

The G7 summit ends without USA commitment on Paris agreement

US President Donald Trump has reportedly told 'confidants, ' including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, that he plans to leave a landmark worldwide agreement on climate change. The position makes the United States the lone holdout on endorsing the agreement during the G7 summit in Italy. If the US pulls out of the Paris deal, it would become the largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions not included in the agreement, according to EPA data. Read More »