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Congressman Calls For Trump's Impeachment During House Floor Speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered to give a transcript of White House talks between his foreign minister and Donald Trump to Congress to prove that the United States president didn't give away secrets. The press conference was also one of Trump's last opportunities to speak on the record to the American media before his first trip overseas as president later this week. Read More »

Palestinians Drop All Preconditions For Peace Talks With Israel

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The source of highly classified intelligence that President Trump discussed with Russia's foreign minister and ambassador is considered to be the best source for information regarding external plots by ISIS, according to a new report. "It's possible that high-level information may not be shared for the time being", he said. The issue turned hot when party heads scheduled a tour of those post- 1967 communities as a way of reaching out to their supporters in those areas in order to present an ... Read More »

Intl. court asks Pakistan to stay execution of Indian 'spy'

Pakistan claimed that the former Indian Navy officer confessed in a video that he was involved in spying and terror activities in Balochistan, a charge rejected by India. The two countries are battling it out in the global court amid a sharp escalation in tension over ceasefire violations by Pakistan, terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and the recent mutilation of two Indian soldiers by Pakistanis. Read More »

WikiLeaks awaits UK decision on Assange's status

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Assange, it may be recalled, had sought asylum in Ecuador's embassy in london [united kingdom]n 2012 after losing court battles to avoid extradition to Sweden over the claims, which he denies. The US Justice Department still mulling charges against Assange, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said that prosecution of organizations like Wikileaks is a " priority ". Read More »

'Planned By AAP', Says Kapil Mishra On Being Attacked During Protest

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Police officials and his aides caught hold of him. In his complaint, Mishra had said that the man had arrived around 30 minutes before the incident happened. He is now in the police custody and kept at Civil Lines Police Station. Mishra is demanding that AAP leaders Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Satyendar Jain, Raghav Chadha and Durgesh Pathak disclose details and source of their funding for their foreign trips and questioned as to why these leaders have not put this information in the ... Read More »

Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof

In a breakthrough for Andrew Weaver's Greens, the party won three seats, all on Vancouver Island. The NDP leads in one riding, Courtenay-Comox, by just nine votes over the Liberals. The NDP focused its campaign on the seat-rich Lower Mainland. The Canadian government in November approved Kinder Morgan's proposal to expand Trans Mountain, which would help ensure oil exports from the oil sands in the neighbouring province of Alberta reach Asia. Read More »

Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

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Suga and Moon Hee-sang said they would work closely together on issues connected to the Korean Peninsular and would lay the groundwork for a Japan-South Korea summit to be held at an early juncture. Yang Moo-Jin, a professor at Seoul's University of North Korean Studies (UNKS), told NK News . Moon's envoy to China , former prime minister Lee Hae-chan, arrived there on Thursday with a letter from Moon to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Read More »

Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA as early as August

In a statement , U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who has emerged as a leading voice for the administration on trade issues, said Thursday's letter notifies "not just Congress, but all our trading partners, that free and fair trade is the new standard for U.S. Read More »

Former FBI director Mueller appointed as special counsel in Russian Federation investigation

Trump deployed his characteristic social media bombast to take his unvarnished response directly to voters, elaborating on the staid written statement issued the night before that denied any collusion with Kremlin-linked officials. But there's always a worry when a prosecutor has only one mission that he will pursue it with excessive zeal. The most famous special investigation involved the Watergate scandal in the early 1970s that led to President Richard Nixon's resignation and prison ... Read More »

Arvind Kejriwal opposed note ban as it threatened money laundering: Kapil Mishra

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The businessman claimed that the four companies are not fake as alleged by Kapil Mishra. The four companies in question are Goldmine Buildcon pvt ltd, Infolance Software Solution ltd, Skyline Metal and Alloys pvt ltd, and Sunvision Agencies pvt ltd, said Neil Terrance Haslam, who claims to have been thrown out of AAP in 2014 for "refusing to be a sycophant". Read More »

Service Changes, Delays Expected on Metro-North Following Derailment in Rye

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Customers were previously advised to travel eastbound to Stamford. All of the affected cars were still upright after the derailment. Four were taken to local hospitals, including the Metro-North conductor. "It felt like we were going to tip over", another passenger said. Metro-North says there was "significant" damage to concrete railroad ties in the area. Read More »

Former US President George W. Bush photobombs sports reporter at baseball game

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Jones wasn't fazed, though, as she continued the live segment with no "hiccups", according to the Daily News. But his cheeky nature was on show, albeit for a split second, when he went to watch a baseball game in Texas. "At the inauguration, I was like, 'Be on your best behavior, ' (and) there he is with the poncho", Hager said on Today . Emily Jones was covering Wednesday's Rangers game when the former president walked behind her with a drink in hand and yelled, "hey!" into the camera. Read More »

Trump Says He Didn't Ask Comey To Drop The Russia Investigation

Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said that Rosenstein knew before making his recommendation to Trump that the president would fire Comey. Rosenstein was originally invited by the two Senate leaders, Republican Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Democrat Chuck Schumer of NY, to explain Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

White House: Trump interviewing 4 FBI candidates

A Justice Department official said the attorney general has now also met with them. Says he trusts Comey more than Trump. He also disputed the administration's characterization of an investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump White House. Read More »

Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old Michigan woman

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A speeding vehicle plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk at the Times Square, New York killing one and injuring about 20 others. He was being tested for drugs and alcohol and charges against him were pending. She heard screaming. Fearing the auto would hit her, she ran to a nearby building's revolving door. Elsman's 13-year-old sister was also struck by the vehicle, but survived, police said. Read More »

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Election rhetoric 'unworthy'

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Iranian nationals in Pakistan are eagerly and impatiently waiting to cast their votes in the upcoming presidential elections and play their own role in the fate and future of their country. In the streets of Tehran, young Rouhani supporters wearing his campaign colors of green and purple distributed their last flyers before the polls . Nategh-Nouri chose to support Rouhani in his ongoing presidency campaign, so submitted his resignation to Khamenei a while ago, the source said, adding that ... Read More »

Trump denies telling Comey to back off, bashes former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

On Wednesday, the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to preside over the investigation, which will certainly include Flynn. In his first on-camera remarks amid burgeoning scandals engulfing his White House, President Trump denied he asked then-FBI Director James Comey to scuttle an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn . Read More »

Iran slams Trump's new United States missile sanctions

The Trump administration has imposed additional sanctions on Iran relating to certain individuals involved in that country's ballistic missile program. It also has clinched bigger deals with trans-Atlantic rivals Airbus and Boeing. Trump, who is due to visit the Middle East next week, vowed to "tear up" the nuclear deal as a candidate but since taking office in January, the administration has upheld the agreement while reviewing USA policy and announcing a series of narrow sanctions that ... Read More »

Coalition: Capture of IS-held town undermines militant group

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The jihadist group still controls swaths of Syria's vast eastern deserts and most of Deir al-Zor province near the border with Iraq, but it has lost tracts of its territory over the past year. The UN has warned damage to the Tabqa dam - Syria s largest - could lead to massive flooding, and a source who works with the dam s technicians said they had fled the structure as fighting drew near in recent days. Read More »

Lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

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Democrats on both the Oversight Committee and the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday demanded a joint investigation by the bodies into whether Trump and other top officials "are engaged in an ongoing conspiracy to obstruct" FBI, Justice Department and congressional investigations. Read More »

Brooklyn officials express confidence in choice of Mueller to investigate Trump

Joining us now, Democratic whip, Senator Dick Durbin of IL. The White House released the letter when Trump fired Comey and initially said that the president had simply followed a recommendation by Rosenstein and Sessions. Trump was meeting with FBI director candidates when the White House was formally told that a special prosecutor had been named in the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Republican voices grow for independent Russian Federation probe

The Comey firing: Trump asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fabricate an argument for why it was completely reasonable for the President to fire FBI Director James Comey - even in the midst of Comey's ongoing investigation. And as I argue, it's a pretty direct rebuke from Trump's own Justice Department of his heavy-handed approach to this whole thing, something opponents have argued amounts to obstruction of justice. Read More »

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders demand Comey's notes

We believe the issues raised by the Comey memos are so vital that the public should have access to them without delay. Trump also said he would announce his pick to succeed Comey soon and told reporters in the Oval Office with Santos just before their joint news conference that 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee and former Connecticut Sen. Read More »

Trump won't use Israel trip to announce embassy move

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with President Trump on Wednesday - a conversation Fox News is told lasted about 20 minutes and focused exclusively on the president upcoming visit to Israel. "There are virtually no Salafi [jihadist] terror cells in the territory of the Palestinian Authority because the Palestinian security forces dealt with them efficiently and speedily, and often in cooperation with Israel", the Palestinian source said, speaking on condition of ... Read More »

Special counsel pick could boost faith in Justice Dept.

Rosenstein's highly-anticipated appearance came after a week of major developments that flowed from the Comey firing. But during the Senate meeting, Rosenstein revealed that he'd known the president was going to fire Comey before he'd even written his memo. Read More »

North Korea telephone line may be reopened, Seoul says

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That's what he told South Korea' special envoy to the U.S., Hong Seok-hyun, at the White House, where Trump reportedly made clear he does not support talks for their own sake. Moon also said that neither the issue of "renegotiating" the comfort women agreement nor South Korea and Japan's military information sharing agreement (called the General Security of Military Information Agreement, or GSOMIA) came up during the meeting. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch

Len McCluskey, general secretary of the Unite union, told Politico it would be a success for Labour if it could hold onto 200 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons - or 29 fewer than the party now holds. Mr Corbyn was quoted as saying earlier in the campaign that he would stay on whatever the result of the election, citing the mandate he has from his leadership victories in 2015 and 2016. Read More »