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France's new president proving a keeper of secrets

It's traditional for incoming French presidents to make their first foreign trip to Germany. The chancellor also publicly took up a proposal by her finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, to give the European Stability Mechanism rescue fund greater powers to handle future bailouts of euro-area countries. Read More »

Stone vows to cooperate with Senate committee

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The move ramps up its months-long investigation of Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "We expect the documents to be there and we expect to meet with him". Federal prosecutors with the FBI have also issued grand jury subpoenas to Flynn, according to a report from CNN. "A second source said the committee communicated that it is "not receptive" to Flynn's request 'at this time, '" NBC reported. Read More »

Is China Provoking North Korea, US? New Missile Tested Near Peninsula

Moon had a 40-minute conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, his spokesman Yoon Young-chan told reporters, with the two agreeing denuclearising Pyongyang was a "common goal" between them. Reading from a prepared statement, Mr Han said: "These terrorists plotted and planned in detail for the use of biochemical substances including radioactive and poisonous substances as the means of assassination". Read More »

2 result 2017 at 11 am

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All the candidates who had written the exam are eagerly waiting for the Orissa Plus 2 science Results 2017 . We will update CHSE Odisha +2 toppers list here. It is now easy for students to access Odisha Board of plus Two Results 2017 at just a click. The number if far lower compared to last year's 53. CHSE declaring CHSE Odisha 12th/Plus two Results on may 12th i.e today. Read More »

GM mustard gets regulator nod, ball in government's court

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However, the approval for GM mustard has not avoided opposition. "It has given a positive recommendation", the official said . Earlier Monsanto's BT cotton varieties BG-I and BG-II held monopoly when it came to GM cotton in the country, but the brand ran into trouble with the government for "overpricing" issues. Read More »

Gmail for Android can now recognize and block phishing attacks

The company's abuse team is also already in place to prevent this sophisticated phishing scam from happening again. According to online reports, the attack was a phishing scam potentially aimed at stealing personal information and possibly even Google login credentials. Read More »

White House claims Yates was a strong supporter of Clinton

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Yates' view that Trump's order was unlawful and inconsistent with the principles of the Justice Department ultimately was upheld by three federal courts that blocked its enforcement; the Trump administration eventually withdrew it and replaced it with a more carefully drawn order that nevertheless also has been blocked by the federal courts. Read More »

Bank of England Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged at 0.25%

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However, investors were disappointed by the voter split. The Bank's rate-setting committee held rates at 0.25 per cent in May, but one member Kristin Forbes voted for a rise to 0.5 per cent. Since then, markets have moved to price an earlier rate hike by the bank and sterling has strengthened, which should help to push down on inflation. "The factors now weighing on wage growth are unlikely to persist, and it [the MPC] projects that wages will rise significantly as the output gap narrows ... Read More »

Real through to Champions League final

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Atleti's late push was nowhere near enough to change the result, meaning they missed out on another Champions League final. Bayern Munich were left aggrieved by some very bad officiating in the second leg as Real Madrid reached the last four thanks to Ronaldo's hat-trick. Read More »

White House advisers postpone Paris climate deal meeting

EU and other individual European governments, including the United Kingdom, have sought to convince Mr. Trump that sticking with the Paris deal would better serve American interests, an EU official said. But as Trump continues to dismantle the environmental legacy of his predecessor, a political and public relations tug-of-war has emerged between consumer-facing companies that want to stick with Paris and trade groups that insist the USA pull out of the agreement. Read More »

Trump assures Abbas Israeli-Palestinian peace

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesaday said Trump is giving "serious consideration" to moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which he pledged to do during the presidential campaign, but did not offer a timeline for that move. The Palestinian leader also praised Trump's reputation as a dealmaker, saying that would be a benefit in their talks with the Israelis. We believe Israel is willing, we believe you (Palestine) is willing, and if you both are willing, we are going to make a ... Read More »

Nick Cannon Reveals San Diego Shooting Victim Was His 'Childhood Friend'

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The shootings happened at the La Jolla Crossroads apartments , authorities said. He was eventually shot by police and died at the scene, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. There were initial concerns that the shooting was motivated by racial animus because the attacker - identified by police as Peter Raymond Selis, a 49-year-old white man - had shot six black people and a Hispanic man. Read More »

Bharara rips Trump for inviting 'admitted killer' to White House

I can not lie about it", the newspaper quoted Duterte as saying. If Duterte accepts, the trip may occur soon because of its urgent topic, department spokesman Robespierre Bolivar told reporters . Critics insist that even meeting with him would be damaging to the United States human rights record. Trump on Saturday spoke with Duterte - who has admitted killing three people and favorably compared his own drug war to Adolf Hitler's genocide - in what the White House called "a very friendly ... Read More »

Jakarta's Christian governor found guilty of blasphemy

The two-year prison sentence was a surprise outcome after prosecutors had recommended two years of probation. The five-judge panel said Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama was "convincingly proven guilty of blasphemy" and ordered his arrest. Read More »

Kapil Mishra attacked at hunger strike venue

Kejriwal hasn't yet replied to these specific questions Mishra asked since his shocking Sunday allegation that he saw the Delhi chief minister accept Rs 2 crore in a questionable transaction. A person from among the crowd at his house slapped Mishra repeatedly, shouting "He (Mishra) has betrayed the party". Mishra, who has levelled corruption charges against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, warned his supporters against indulging in violence and said he would give up water as well if ... Read More »

Fog lifting over Federal Bureau of Investigation firing?

In an interview with NBC News, President Trump mentioned the White House dinner with Comey, but he cited the dinner as one of three occasions when Comey had told him "you are not under investigation". "You didn't take it as disloyalty?" asked Holt, specifically about Comey denying that Trump was ever wiretapped. Trump dismissed Comey on Tuesday, which was the last day this week that Spicer briefed the White House press corps. Read More »

Sean Spicer Claims Delay in Firing Followed Protocol

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After the Trump administration was warned about Flynn, there should have been a "tectonic shift inside the West Wing of the White House", Hayden says. She was confirmed in a bipartisan vote, 84-12. Tapper was reacting to Yates' testimony Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where she laid out the timeline of events between informing the president that Flynn was potentially compromised and the president deciding to seek Flynn's resignation. Read More »

Pakistan PM meets army chief amid stay on Jadhav hanging

Pakistans media rejected Indias claim over the order. Pakistan has turned down 16 requests from India for consular access to Jadhav. Pakistani nationals keen to travel to India for treatment will now need to submit letters of endorsement from their country's de-facto foreign minister Sartaj Aziz along with other documents and their visa applications, the foreign ministry here said. Read More »

North Korea carries out ballistic missile test but fails

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He added: "And if that happens, we can't allow it to happen". Trump's national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, says North Korea's most recent missile test represents "open defiance of the worldwide community". "Now is the time to seriously consider talks", said Wang. After finally meeting with President Xi and "listening for 10 minutes" about the history between China and North Korea, Trump said he "realized it's not so easy". Read More »

Pope Francis set to pray with Egypt's Christians

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An estimated 25,000 devout Christians from all sects attended the Cairo stadium at which Francis raised the notions of peace and compassion. On each of these stops, as in a gathering with public figures to a luncheon hosted by President El-Sisi, Pope Francis made statements calling for tolerance, peace and an end to violence. Read More »

NK broadcasts encrypted numbers even after S. Korea's election

During his call with Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe, the two leaders agreed that their countries must not let their hard history hamper co-operation in dealing with North Korea's nuclear program, Moon's office said. "I would think that the [U.S.] administration would like to hear out what he has in mind, how viable that might be, and how it might fit into their policy, which is maximum pressure and engagement", he said. Read More »

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

The Syrian government has censured and protested the USA and Turkish support for armed militants in Syria, and has vowed to resist any moves by foreign-sponsored militants to seize territories inside the Arab country. Spokesman Redur Khalil called on Ankara to let go of its "unjustified" fears of the group. Mattis met in London with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on the sidelines of a security conference on Somalia a day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the usa ... Read More »

RSS leader hacked to death in Kannur

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Biju is the Mandal Karyakartha of RSS Kakkampara. The police have registered a case of murder and investigations are underway in Biju's case. When asked if the murder was a case of political retaliatory killing, senior police officials said they are trying to track down an eyewitness to get details of the case. Read More »

China presses South Korea on Thaad missile system

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According to Zhao, China's understanding on how to deal with North Korea is very much in line with the new South Korean president. It's aimed at upgrading weapon systems, training elite forces and raising wages for soldiers. South Korea's defense ministry said Friday it has started working-level preparations for the implementation of reform measures proposed by President Moon Jae-in during his campaign. Read More »

Michael Flynn shadow still looms over Donald Trump

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Though Yates did not directly discuss evidence that proved Flynn had lied, Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance of Kislyak had picked up their exchange and showed the two discussed the sanctions, as the Washington Post reported on February 9. Read More »

Rosenstein Threatened to Resign Over Comey

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Days before he was sacked by Donald Trump , FBI Director James Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation into Russia's election meddling and the possible involvement of Trump associates, USA officials say, fueling concerns that Trump was trying to undermine a probe that could threaten his presidency. Read More »

Islamic Jihad Rejects Palestine State within 1967 Borders

The moves come with 82-year-old Palestinian president Abbas losing popularity and a behind-the-scenes succession battle taking shape. According to the Protocol on Economic Relations, a.k.a. Several attempts at reconciliation since have failed. The Shura council is Hamas's main consultative body, primarily responsible for decision-making. Read More »

Korean president hints at scrapping deal with Japan over sexual slavery

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Park's term ended early when she was impeached for corruption and abuse of power, and KCNA said: "The election took place before the expiry of the previous regime as traitor Park Geun Hye was dismissed from office under the unanimous demand of the south Koreans for committing the unprecedented crimes in the history of politics of south Korea". Read More »

Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

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The statement said that Sharif wished a speedy recovery to the Senate's deputy chairman and other wounded people. Sharif also requested authorities ensure the best medical care for those wounded in the attack. He said that the senator remained safe, as he was not sitting in his own auto. A police official, Safar Khan, said it is not clear whether it was a planted bomb or a suicide attack. Read More »