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House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz demands all Federal Bureau of Investigation documents on Trump, Comey

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The person says the objective of the memos was to keep a record of encounters Comey found odd or troubling. - Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, on Twitter. "I hope you can let this go", the president told Comey, according to the memo. Chaffetz tweeted later: "I have my subpoena pen ready". It is vital that Congress obtain these memos and hear public testimony from former Director Comey. Read More »

Protesters Bloodied Outside Turkish Embassy in DC After Trump-Erdogan Meeting

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Ankara regards the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought an insurgency in southeastern Turkey since 1984 and is considered a terrorist group by the United States, Turkey and Europe. "The Turkish president made it clear that the Trump administration's decision to arm one group of Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State will "never be accepted". Read More »

Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

Meanwhile, corporation tax will be increased by more than a third to 26% by 2022, raising an extra £19.4bn for the coffers. In an interview with Politico, Mr McCluskey suggested that winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for Mr Corbyn, and it would be "extraordinary" if the party won the election. Read More »

UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

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Speaking to his nation's parliament, the South's Han Min-koo said THAAD detected Sunday's launch of a missile that the North claimed was capable of carrying and delivering a nuclear payload. The missile fell in the Sea of Japan outside of Japan's special economic zone. "This launch constitutes a flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council Resolutions". Read More »

Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

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The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions previous year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his military programs. "I want to confirm that we are categorically against the expansion of the club of nuclear powers, including with the Korean Peninsula and North Korea", said Putin, who said any such move would be "harmful and dangerous". Read More »

India to play in the Champions Trophy

India will take on New Zealand on May 28 (Sunday) and Bangladesh on May 30 (Tuesday) as part of the preparations for the ICC Champions Trophy. India will play their first match against Pakistan on 4th June. Along with Kuldeep, they are on Standby list. "I want to give my best shot", Shami said after being named in the Champions Trophy squad . Premier spinner Ashwin, now suffering from sports hernia has also been included in the squad . Read More »

McInnes tells Caixinha that he's out of order

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The Daily Record claimed that the Portuguese boss had held talks with the Greece global following the Gers 2-1 Scottish Premiership win over the Edinburgh side on Saturday. 'I think the Rangers fans are used to having people do a lot of talking towards them, whether that's owners, managers or players saying what they want to hear. Read More »

Protest turns violent outside Turkish embassy in Washington, several injured

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens during his meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , Tuesday, May 16, 2017 . The U.S. alliance with Turkey has proven pivotal in the battle against Islamic State in Syria, providing the coalition with access to Turkey's Incirlik air base to wage strikes against the militants. Read More »

Row over Trump's Israel policy ahead of visit

The President is scheduled to fly into Ben Gurion global airport on 22 May, 12 miles south-east of Tel Aviv, before being whisked away to Jerusalem by helicopter. Palestinians see east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state, while Israel considers the entire city to be its undivided capital. "We still recall how in 2013, under heavy pressure from the previous USA administration, Israel released dozens of terrorists from prison as part of a deal aimed at advancing peace talks", ... Read More »

Trump asked ex-FBI chief to stop Flynn probe

The White House denied the conversation in a statement: "While the President has repeatedly expressed his view that General Flynn is a decent man who served and protected our country, the President has never asked Mr. Q: Why did Comey write the memo? The newspaper cites a memo Comey wrote following the meeting. "He would love to have them", the source said. "One of his reasons for writing these memos is the concern this couldn't be corroborated - but that could be met if there are tapes". Read More »

New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

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The City Council voted in 2015 to remove monuments honoring two of the Confederacy's best-known generals - Beauregard and Robert E. Lee - as well as Confederate President Jefferson Davis and a 19th-century white supremacist militia. "The City has acknowledged NOCPIA's authority to own, manage, and maintain New Orleans City Park property", the association said in a statement. The Beauregard monument was unveiled to a crowd of hundreds, and with a 17-gun salute the afternoon of November ... Read More »

French cabinet announcement delayed to Wednesday: Presidency

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The 39-year-old former investment banker meets Merkel a day after her conservatives won a regional vote in Germany's most populous state, boosting her quest for a fourth term in office after a national election due on September 24. Mr. Macron was elected on a platform that promised reforms to labour and social security laws, training for workers, and relaunching the European Union. Read More »

Trump's leaks to Russian officials could discourage U.S. allies from sharing intelligence

National security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster reaffirmed his comments on Tuesday that whatever Mr. Trump shared with Russian officials, it was " wholly appropriate " for him to do so. "And the president did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known". Other countries, including Arab allies, also supplied some intelligence that drove the U.S. Read More »

Trump Told the Russians Classified Intel About an ISIS Threat

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The information in question that was shared with the Russian visitors, including the Russian press, was about ISIS, as Trump bragged about the great intel that he gets on a daily basis. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety", the president tweeted shortly after 7 a.m. Read More »

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

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The findings, released by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, showed 135 officers were killed in 2016, a 56 percent increase over 2015, marking the highest number of police fatalities since 2011. The names were about the 143 read during a candlelight vigil Saturday night. His actions caught the attention of a MI police officer and his family. Read More »

Arsene Wenger on why Arsenal failed to catch Chelsea this season

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Let yours be one of the many gaps in the stands that send a direct and unarguable message to the directors. "I just think let's make sure we win the game. "I didn't count the number of empty seats". "We have to focus on our job and not look at how many people are in the stands". "We didn't like Saturday's - the players were well aware of that and they didn't like [the performance] either". Read More »

Israel Gave Trump the Classified Intelligence He Shared With Russia

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The Associated Press cited a senior European intelligence official telling them that they may stop sharing info with the USA if Trump disclosed classified intel to the Russians as it "could be a risk for our sources". Trump ignored reporters' questions about whether he disclosed classified information. Although top aides on Monday had declared reports about Trump's discussions false, National Security Adviser H.R. Read More »

United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

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KCNA said the test showed North Korea "has all powerful means for retaliatory strike" should Washington take any military action to stop its nuclear weapons program. North Korea published photos and video clips from Sunday's successful launch of its Hwasong-12 midrange missile. South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo told parliament that Sunday's test-launch was "successful in flight". Read More »

Violence Breaks Out During Protest At Turkish Embassy In Washington, D.C.

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The Syrian Democratic Forces is a coalition of Arab and Kurdish fighters that has been working to isolate the city, but Ankara considers the group terrorists and an extension of outlawed Kurdish insurgents in Turkey. "The Turkish president made it clear that the Trump administration's decision to arm one group of Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State will "never be accepted". Read More »

Prominent journalist was shot in Mexico

Mexican journalist Javier Valdez speaks at the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2016. "The effect of the violence is a kind of self-censorship", he said. He had also been a local contributor to AFP for more than 10 years. He was known for his smile and white Panama hat. "The better you do journalism and the more passionate you get, the lonelier you get". Read More »

Is there a Bearish outlook for easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) this week?

VECO was included in 19 notes of analysts from August 5, 2015. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $42 target. Liberum Capital maintained it with "Sell" rating and GBX 930 target in Tuesday, September 6 report. Jackpotjoy has GBX 1200 highest and GBX 945 lowest target. Below is a list of easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) latest ratings and price target changes. Legal General Group PLC had 175 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Si Woo Kim wins The Players Championship

Ian Poulter has accepted an invitation to play at the BMW PGA Championship from 25-28 May at Wentworth. Poulter closed within one shot with a birdie on the 11th, but his chances began to slide when he played it safe off the reachable 12th hole. Read More »

U.S. admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

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North Korea has made no secret of the fact that it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the US mainland and has ignored calls to halt its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally. He said the Korean peninsula may be an important strategic asset for the United States and China, but it was not important enough to trigger World War III. Read More »

Oil rally stalls as market awaits signs United States supply glut easing

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U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $49.10, up 25 cents, or 0.51 percent from their last settlement. Yet, OPEC's own production rose in April, by 65,000 barrels daily last month, to 31.78 million bpd, with increased production in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia compensated for production outages in Libya and lower production rates in Iran, both exempt from the cut agreement. Read More »

Sen. John Cornyn turns down FBI Director job

His nomination could cause concern among Democrats, said the Washington Post, in light of his increasing public support for President Donald Trump, including a statement this week that claims Trump fired Comey in order to obstruct the FBI's Russian Federation investigation was a "phony narrative". Read More »

Man jailed for 22 years over Australian backpacker attacks

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When the German woman woke to her companion's screams, she tried to intervene but Heinze struck her repeatedly with a hammer. The two victims, who survived the attacks, were from Brazil and Germany. As she handed down the sentence for indecent assault, aggravated kidnapping and endangering life, Justice Trish Kelly said; "You have violent and obsessive sexual preoccupations for which you have amply demonstrated you're capable of acting out". Read More »

Japan's Princess to marry commoner classmate

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It was while in university that Komuro played the "Prince of the Sea" in a beach tourism campaign for the city of Fujisawa, south of Tokyo . Kei Komuro said he works as a legal assistant and had just spoken over the phone with Mako, who had been a fellow student at International Christian University in Tokyo . Read More »

Palestine President on three-day visit to India

During a Sunday morning interview with Chuck Todd on NBC's Meet the Press , Tillerson said that any decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would not be made for some time , adding that it would take consultations with Israel and the Palestinians to see if the move would advance the peace process. Read More »