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MI5 'opened file on Jeremy Corbyn over links to IRA'

At the time, a spokesperson for Mr Corbyn dismissed the news as "another silly story from a Tory paper". The Liberal Democrats fell 1 point to 7 percent while the UK Independence Party gained 1 point to 7 percent. "They can get better again if we make June the end of May". "That's why we are calling on the Tories to drop their anti-pensioner package immediately - older people should not be used as a political football". Read More »

US Officials Say N. Korea Missile Test Successful

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The U.N. Security Council initially imposed sanctions on North Korea over a decade ago. [Image by Drew Angerer/Getty Images] The Hwasong-12 ballistic missile is an intermediate-range missile and experts suggest it will take around three years for the technology to be applied to an intercontinental missile capable of striking the mainland of the United States of America. Read More »

Amash: If Reports Are True, There Are Merits for Trump Impeachment

Two Democrats in the House of Representatives, Maxine Waters and Al Green, have called for articles of impeachment to be drawn up, but most lawmakers are holding fire, fearing it could transform the process into a purely partisan exercise. If Trump were to be removed as president, Mike Pence would take the helm - scary thought to many liberals. Just to be sure, there have been talking points circulated to the Democratic talking heads who may get questions about impeachment. Read More »

Video Shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Watching Attack on Washington Protesters

President Donald Trump at the White House. The revelation of Erdogan's proximity to the incident came in a video posted to Facebook on Thursday afternoon by Voice of America's Turkish division. "We intend to ensure there was accountability for anyone who was involved in this assault". "Turkish Ambassador should be kicked out of country". The Turkish Embassy in the US blamed the violence on the protesters, who included Kurds, a minority group with tensions with the Turkish government. Read More »

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Denounces Firing of FBI Director James Comey

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Swalwell said he heard from Rotarians about President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey . Two senior Democrats want Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign if he declines to install a special prosecutor to lead the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

N. Korea denies role in global cyber attack

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North Korea will rapidly strengthen its nuclear strike capability as long as the United States maintains its "hostile policy" toward the country, the country's deputy UN ambassador said Friday. "But what is important is not words, but actions ". At the Pentagon, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that the recent missile test showed North Korea isn't complying with pressure from the global community. Read More »

United States should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

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The nasty and huge " ransomware " attack that seized computers worldwide on Friday is set to have a second wave. In an Unprecedented move Microsoft pushed out a security patch update to curb the spread of Ransomware Attack for the Unsupported versions of Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003 Operating Systems. Read More »

US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

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Trump's warm welcome reflected the degree to which Saudi Arabia had become disillusioned with Obama. "Many people are saying it was wonderful that Mrs. Reports also emerged that Trump had called Comey "a nut job" and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had identified a senior White House official as a "significant person of interest" in its probe of Russian meddling. Read More »

Chibok Girls' Release: PPA Chieftain Hails Buhari, Others

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He announced that President Buhari also commended the nation's security agencies for their efforts in ensuring the release of the girls. "As a mediator, it is not part of my mandate to force them (to return home)", he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in the capital Abuja . Read More »

Trexit? Online bettors play early end to Trump presidency

Instead of running for the cameras and microphones every time an unfavorable news report about President Trump hits the airwaves, Democrats should be hitting the phones and calling a few leading Republicans to work out some way they can band together to call for a comprehensive formal investigation. Read More »

Danny DeVito urges voters to put their trust in Jeremy Corbyn

When asked if young people should give up on the idea of owning their own home - Mr Corbyn replied "not at all". The newspaper said laws to make publishers such as Google and Facebook do more to secure information and to delete, on demand, data relating to those under 18 will be included in the first Queen's Speech of a new Tory government, along with measures to fine them if they fail to comply. Read More »

U.S. will tighten screws on North Korea, says Nikki Haley

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Moon's envoy to the United States, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, left for Washington on Wednesday. Whereas Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba posed an immediate threat that required a quick and decisive response, North Korea remains unable to launch a direct nuclear attack against the U.S. Read More »

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

Jason Chaffetz, a top House Republican who asked the Department of Justice to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey , announced Thursday that he is resigning in June. Pope said though Chaffetz has hinted at re-election in a few years, he probably won't be re-elected to his seat. The House Oversight Committee he heads is one of several congressional panels looking into aspects of Russia's alleged attempts to influence the US presidential election. Read More »

China killed multiple CIA sources

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The number of USA lost in China rivaled those lost in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation during the betrayals of both Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen, who for years leaked details of us intelligence to Moscow, the Times reported. USA intelligence placed the responsibility for a cyber attack on a database of personnel management associated with the Beijing hackers. The blow triggered a joint investigation by the Central Intelligence Agency and FBI, code named "Honey Badger", in the north ... Read More »

Burnaby kids embrace NDP sweep in Student Vote

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Krog said although election results are unclear, it's clear to him that voters "weren't fond of Christy Clark and they wanted change". Weaver had requests to speak with B.C. The leaders spent election day on a final push to get out votes after a sometimes bruising 28-day campaign fought on jobs, the economy and the influence of big donors in provincial politics. Read More »

Iran's Rouhani to Seek Unity After Election Underscores Divides

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A woman holds a poster of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a campaign rally in Tehran on May 17, 2017. "We hope that if Rouhani wanted to change Iran's relationship with the rest of the world, those are the things he could do", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he was accompanying President Donald Trump. Read More »

Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

On Friday, the Kaspersky Lab IT company registered about 45,000 ransomware attacks in 74 countries worldwide, with the largest number of targets in Russian Federation. Window XP, Windows Vista users are particularly at risk because some of these users might not have licensed version of the software, or might not have updated their computer. Read More »

North Korea Launching Ferry Service to Russian Federation

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Now, the North Korean passenger ferry has already docked in Vladivostok. "Also it will service cargo because now the logistics are awful, it takes 22 days for cargo to get from Vladivostok to Rajin ", he said. North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday that landed in the sea near Russian Federation. The company expects most of its passengers to be Chinese tourists, who will be able to visit both Russia's Primorye region and North Korea in one trip. Read More »

Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcome, escaping troubles in DC

Following the signing , Trump briefly appeared in front of reporters for some photos and delivered a few comments, though didn't answer questions. "That was a tremendous day". But fresh news reports about the Russian Federation investigation surfaced shortly after Trump departed and threatened to overshadow the nine-day trip. Read More »

Pope Francis tells Emmanuel Macron to remember France's Christian roots

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leave after a family photo following the first cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, May 18, 2017. He said he would also seek to strengthen cooperation with European nations, particularly Germany, which is the biggest contributor to the UN force in Mali, also known as MINUSMA. Read More »

Trump Reportedly Told Russians Firing Comey Abated Pressure From Probe

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in response to the reports "every day the president gives us more reason to believe that he does not respect the office that he holds". Earlier on Friday, the New York Times reported that Trump told Russian officials the day after he fired Comey that the former FBI director was a "nut job" and he had let him go to take off the "great pressure" around the mounting investigation. Read More »

Belt and Road summiteers swear by open trade centred around WTO

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Yu Jianhua, vice minister of commerce, met with the heads of global organizations, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), on Monday and signed agreements with them on behalf of the Chinese government. Read More »

Trump's Popularity Plummets Among Israeli Jews Ahead of Visit

That figure is down from 79% on January 11. A European Union peace initiative aiming to achieve concrete results within a set period and focusing on the two-state solution must be launched to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, MEPs add They condemn all acts of violence and terrorism attacking or endangering civilians, as well as all acts of provocation and incitement. Read More »

Turkish Embassy Bodyguards Beat up Americans in Washington, Video Shows

After his talk with Erdogan, the bodyguard walks towards the protesters and Turkish security personnel at the residence of Turkish ambassador attack them immediately after Erdoğan's bodyguard approaches towards them. Two people were arrested. The Turkish embassy claimed the groups that assembled were "affiliated with the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party)" without permission and "began aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the President", according ... Read More »

GE announces $15b of business deals with Saudi Arabia

U.S. President Donald Trump dances with a sword as he arrives to a welcome ceremony by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017 . On Trump's very first day, he has already become a laughing stock on the internet for his bow and curtsy in Saudi Arabia. The king did not greet Obama at the airport during his final visit to the nation previous year. Read More »

J&K: Infiltration bid foiled, two militants gunned down

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Two soldiers and two militants were killed in the operation. Three civilians have lost their lives in two separate incidents of shelling in the Poonch sector of Jammu this week, prompting dozens to migrate to safer areas. Meanwhile, a constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday fled with four service rifles and ammunition in the state's Badgam district, police said. Read More »

UN Court Orders Pakistan Not To Execute Indian Spy

According to a report in The Nation , Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said that Pakistan's counsel had courageously presented the country's stance in International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Kulbhushan Jadhav. Read More »

Trump receives regal welcome in Saudi Arabia

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He is the only American president to make Saudi Arabia - or any Muslim-majority nation - his first overseas trip. After wrapping up his two-day visit, Trump will travel to Israel, Palestine and the Vatican and then on to Brussels and Sicily where he is to take part in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits. Read More »

Loan waiver ploy of 'anti-farmer' BJP: Congress

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Speaking to media persons at the state Congress headquarters, AICC media in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala said while the BJP had promised to free the people of UP from "fear and hunger", its government appears to be working spread the same in the state. Read More »

Reinforcements deployed to help battle rising flood waters in Quebec

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Recent rain and spring runoff have already caused a significant rise in water levels in Lake Ontario, causing some shoreline erosion and localized flooding east of downtown Toronto. We don't control the weather, so it's conditional on that. The residents of roughly 150 homes are affected by the order, which comes after days of rising water levels in the besieged community. Read More »

Cummings tells Chaffetz to demand WH docs on Trump, Russia's Comey conversation

White House response to Comey's agreement to testify wasn't immediately available. "That's taken off." The president also reportedly said: "I'm not under investigation". But the president undercut that argument a day later, telling NBC News, "When I chose to just do it, I said to myself - I said, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story". Read More »

'White House adviser is person of interest in Russian Federation probe'

Mr Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Mr Comey has told associates, Mr Trump asked for his loyalty. The Trump administration is exploring whether it can use an obscure ethics rule to undermine the special counsel investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation, two people familiar with White House thinking said on Friday. Read More »

President Trump Prepares to Visit Israel

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Yet in an interview with Israel Hayom , a pro-Netanyahu paper, Trump said his plans "could still change" and suggested he might ask Netanyahu to join him, a last-minute move that would please Netanyahu but anger the Palestinians. Israel occupied east Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. "I think President Trump will come here and get a feel of what united Jerusalem is really like and I am convinced that he will see that the city ... Read More »