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Kellyanne Conway: Democrats want to make Comey a 'martyr' after firing


During the Hillary Clinton e-mail probe Donald Trump has said Comey was doing the right thing with the way he was handling the matter. "It does make sense, Anderson, I get that's a new talking point", Conway replied. Cooper played various clips of Trump defending Comey's controversial action, which many say cost Clinton the Electoral College and the election (she walloped Trump in the popular vote). Read More »

Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties


It's a first for her - before now her brother Joshua and father Charles have gotten more attention as relatives of Jared. "Actually I really don't know how close they are but I felt that this was a pretty good project", she said . "It makes total sense that he had to recuse himself because he legally could not discuss it and it just wouldn't look good for the administration if Trump's senior adviser, not to mention his son-in-law, was in on conversations about a program that his company ... Read More »

US Media Complain About Russian 'Access' to Trump-Lavrov Meeting

In Washington, however, Mr. Trump's political distractions over Russian Federation showed no sign of abating. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday said that he and US President Trump "did not even raise" the issue of any Russian meddling in the election in their meeting. Read More »

What's behind the fidget spinner fad?


According to Forbes, the fidget toys aim to remove the shame of fidgeting and show that it's OK to fidget. They were saying it was because of an accident where one of the toys hit a kid in the eye. Principal Holly Hillary says that between 50 and 100 kids out of the 480 at the school have the spinners. Another student of Berlin's was quick to point out that the toy becomes a distraction when students use it at inappropriate times in the classroom. Read More »

South Korea's new leader discusses North Korea, defense system with China's Xi

South Korean internet users on Thursday shared photos of Moon waving off a presidential employee and taking off his own jacket at a luncheon. Given Moon Jae-in's uncompromising stance on hot historical issues like wartime "comfort women", Japan is increasingly wary of dealing with a tough-minded South Korean president amid a challenging political landscape in Asia. Read More »

Turks in Germany won't be allowed to vote on death penalty- Merkel


The Turkish president said Europeans were "not safe" and immediately after winning a referendum on increasing powers, said he would look at bringing back the death penalty. In March a year ago, the European Union signed an accord with Turkey to speed up the accession talks, along with visa liberalisation and billions in aid in return for Ankara halting a flood of migrants, mostly from Syria and Iraq, coming to Europe. Read More »

The Entire Internet Is Trolling President Trump Over 'Priming the Pump'


Sounds good, huh? I just came up with that. It became popular in the 1930s when Franklin Roosevelt flushed money into the economy to fight the Depression. That phrase has invited bored writers to consider the etymology of " priming the pump " ( The New York Times has a guide). Even Merriam-Webster, everyone's favorite subtweeting dictionary, tweeted about the exchange to set the record straight. Read More »

President Moon conducts first phone-call with Chinese President Xi Jin Ping

The thorny issue of sexual slavery apparently took center stage of the conversation after the Japanese premier urged the new liberal Seoul government to honor the agreement signed by its conservative predecessor. "President Moon said he understands China's interest in the THAAD deployment and its concerns, and said he hopes the two countries can swiftly get on with communication to further improve each other's understanding", Yoon told a briefing. Read More »

Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant


Gaza had been on edge for weeks amid a manhunt following the death of Mazen Faqha, a leading figure in Hamas' military wing who was gunned down outside his Gaza City home with a weapon that used a silencer. The next year, Hamas lost hundreds of fighters in a war with Israel that also inflicted heavy damage on Gaza. Haniya's news conference was held outside Faqha's house in Gaza City and attended by his widow and Yahya Sinwar, Hamas's Gaza chief. Read More »

White House takes aim at Michelle Obama's school-lunch rules


When the rules were originally created, the intent was that they should be regularly reviewed to see how they are implemented, Perdue said as he announced the changes at Catoctin Elementary School in Leesburg, Va. Those standards were set to go even lower before the start of the next school year- 935 milligrams for elementary schools, 1,035 milligrams for middle schools and 1,080 for high school lunches. Read More »

Tunnel Collapses at Hanford Nuclear Facility in Washington State

Two years later, the U.S. Department of Energy , the EPA, and Washington state agreed to work together to clean up the heavily contaminated complex. There continues to be no signs of radiological release from the site of an underground tunnel collapse at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation , a Hanford spokesperson said Wednesday. Read More »

Russian Federation investigation issues subpoena for Flynn


The Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday issued a subpoena for former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the investigation into the Trump camp's ties to Russian Federation. President Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey , sending political observers into a tailspin. Missing some content? Care to comment? It was not immediately clear Wednesday evening if a subpoena had been issued for Page as well. Read More »

Turkish officials condemn USA decision to arm Syrian Kurds


Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to meet Trump at the White House on Tuesday. In a surprise announcement, the Pentagon said Trump had authorized the arming of Kurdish fighters within the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) "to ensure a clear victory over Daesh in Raqa". Read More »

Trump 'welcomes' investigation into his Russian business dealings


Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Monday asked both Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper if they have ever been quoted anonymously in news reports - or authorized someone else to be quoted anonymously in news reports - about matters relating to Trump, his associates, or Russian meddling. Read More »

What the French Election Result Means for Europe

But Le Pen's 34 percent - a high in any national election for her far-right National Front - confirms her party as a formidable force, its French-first nationalism increasingly accepted by a growing swath of electors despite its history of anti-Semitism and racism. Read More »

Tamil Nadu HSC results 2017 to be released tomorrow at tnresults


After filling in the details and cross check it, click the submit button and the result will be flashed on the screen of the desktop or phone. Students are requested to keep all their necessary board exam details ready such as the official roll number, candidate name and Date of birth handy. Read More »

Trump To Meet With Russia's Foreign Minister At The White House Today

Russian Federation denies the allegations. A meeting with Kissinger was not on the official White House schedule. Earlier Wednesday, Lavrov met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said the get-together was a chance for the two to "continue our dialogue" and "exchange of views" that they started last month in Moscow. Read More »

President Trump marks 100 days in office, blasts media


And the Trump gags kept coming: "A lot of people in the media say Donald Trump goes golfing too much. Mr. President, the media is not fake news", Mr. "It's a tradition that shows the entire world that the president is not beyond the reach of the first amendment". He told supporters in Pennsylvania that he was keeping "one promise after another", dismissing criticism as "fake news" by "out of touch" journalists. Read More »

Local elections: Sturgeon plays down Tory success in Scotland

The latest PA general election projection also had the Conservatives well ahead with 381 projected seats and Labour on 181. But even if everyone who voted independent would have voted SNP in a general election (a highly improbable supposition), that clearly can not account for all of the difference between the two performances. Read More »

President warns that North Korea's missiles will get better


President Donald Trump has warned he will be ready to take action when North Korea successfully develops missiles after its latest test failed again. It isn't just Trump and Moon's potential ideological differences that could damage the previously-close US-South Korea alliance, though. Read More »

Budget reply: Labor will only back Medicare hike for top earners

The Treasurer has jettisoned decades of conservative fiscal orthodoxy around deficits and, particularly, debt. There is a government commitment to deliver a framework to allow firms to more easily access bank customer financial data by 2018, following an independent review to be conducted in 2017. Read More »

EBRD Bank sees oil price rebound boosting economic growth


Also, EBRD slashed Turkey and Azerbaijan's growth outlook by 0.4 and 1.5 percentage points to 2.6% and a negative 0.5% this year, respectively, while confirming its previous 2017 growth forecast of 1.2% and 3.9% for Russian Federation and Georgia, respectively. Read More »

Baywatch Red Band Trailer Revealed


Until then, there's lots of hot eye candy to be seen with the trailer in the form of one very hot Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson! I'm glad that Alexandra Daddario is starting to get some more screentime in the marketing, showing that she gets some amusing moments of her own and isn't just one of the sexy actresses being touted around in a bathing suit. Read More »

Israel Reproaches Swedish Envoy, Cuts UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote

He also asked the budget to be cut by another $ 2 million in March when the UNHRC approved five anti-Israel resolutions. Another two million dollars were cut after a similar choice a month ago by the UN Human Rights Council. Also opposing it were Greece, Great Britain, Germany, Lithuania and the Netherlands. Senior officials in Jerusalem said that United Nations member states that have accumulated debt for not paying their membership fees may find themselves denied the right to vote in some ... Read More »

Austrian vice chancellor steps down amid party infighting


There has also been widespread speculation that a snap election may be called before the end of 2017, or in early of 2018. The ambitious foreign minister, 30-year-old Sebastian Kurz, is widely viewed as a likely future leader. The two governing parties and the anti-immigration Freedom Party are the country's strongest. But squabbling between the SPO and OVP has continued. Read More »

US Senator Expects Evidence of Russia-Trump Campaign Collusion to Emerge Soon


Even after Yates' initial explanation on January 26, White House Counsel Donald McGahn didn't seem to get it. US President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , DC, on May 4, 2017. But he didn't come that day, and that night Yates was sacked for refusing to implement Trump's order banning travelers from several majority-Muslim nations. Read More »

Pakistan's army assures commitment to democracy after row with government


Earlier the army had demanded the full implementation of recommendations by a committee which investigated the news story published last October. ISI chief Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar was also present during the meeting. A separate statement issued by the government referred to the need to develop a "code of conduct" for the print media, especially on issues of national security. Read More »

Week rain will be followed by a sunny Friday and warmer weekend


Low 39F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight - A chance of showers. Sunday night cloud cover remains and lows cool to the mid-60s. Western Cape: Partly cloudy in the east during the morning, otherwise cloudy and cold to cool with scattered to widespread rain and showers along the south west and south coast, otherwise isolated . Read More »

Top Republican rejects call for special investigator

Trump, however, did not respond to a question about whether the new FBI Director would be in charge of the investigation into Russia's contacts with his election campaign. Comey gave explosive testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, offering broad themes of some of the FBI's work in the Trump-Russia investigation. Read More »

Guardiola Wants United To Win Europa League


Marcus Rashford's free-kick ensured United returned from Vigo with a 1-0 advantage on Thursday and, although Guardiola might have understandably selfish reasons to want Mourinho's focus to lie elsewhere, he talked up the benefits of the Premier League having its Champions League representation bolstered for next season. Read More »

GSEB HSC Class 12 science stream 2017 results 2017 declared


Result Date: May 11, 2017. The long and anxious wait for Gujarat Board HSC Class 12 science results will soon be over. The examinations were held in March 2017. Candidates to kindly note that only the science stream results would be made available on the official website. Results may also be uploaded at (previously Read More »