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Trump Assails News Media Accounts of White House Turmoil

In addition to the meeting with Kislyak, Kushner also met with the head of a Russian state-owned bank. Trump aides are also reportedly working to create a special communications team within the White House to separate the Russian Federation investigations and related scandals from the administration's day-to-day operations. Read More »

IIT Madras student allegedly thrashed for organising beef fest


One of them, a student of the Ocean Engineering Department, started questioning him about who he was and whether he had participated in the beef fest. Azhar also demanded the institute to take strict against the culprits. According to TOI, Suraj would undergo surgery to fix the lacerations suffered as a result of the heavy blows. Read More »

Arrest made in death of Dallas teen who had just graduated


Cox and his friends tried to stand up for her and diffuse the situation. But when they drove away, the suspect vehicle followed. Police say that as Cox and his group of friends drove away, the vehicle had followed behind them, pulled up next to the auto and fired shots in the auto. Read More »

Clapper: Russia 'absolutely' meddled in the 2016 election


President Donald Trump . Kremlin officials discussed having potentially "derogatory" information about Donald Trump and his top campaign aides that they hoped to use as leverage in conversations interrupted by USA intelligence agencies during the 2016 election, according to a report on Tuesday. Read More »

Akon Guode jailed for at least 20 years over Melbourne lake killings


Victoria state Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry said he would have sentenced Goude to life in prison if she had not pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder. Between 1pm and 3.30pm, Guode made five trips near the Wyndham Vale lake and tried to ring Mr Manyang a number of times but he did not answer the calls. Read More »

Egypt hits militants in Libya after attack on Christians


Following the attack, Egyptian jets carried out airstrikes against what the authorities said "militant training camps" in neighboring Libya. The Egyptian military said the operation was ongoing and had been undertaken once it had been ascertained that the camps had produced the gunmen behind the attack on the Coptic Christians in Minya, southern Egypt, on Friday morning. Read More »

Russians discussed 'derogatory' info about Trump, aides


Schiff said on "This Week" that the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful". Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's " Meet the Press ", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration approaching Russian Federation "from a theoretical ... Read More »

Gilas, China to clash anew in FIBA Asia Cup


China, South Korea, Chinese Taipei and Japan have yet to secure their spots in the FIBA Asia Cup as the East Asia Basketball Association qualifying tournament will kick off on Friday. The new FIBA Basketball World Cup trophy was designed by Radiant Studios Ltd. and handcrafted by the silversmith Thomas Lyte. With the top three teams in each pool progressing to a second phase of 12 teams before the tournament enters a knock out stage from the quarter finals on, Henare is excited about playing ... Read More »

Iraqi Forces Say Final Assault On Mosul Has Started


Earlier this week, the military said it had dropped "hundreds of thousands of leaflets" on IS-held areas of Mosul urging "citizens to exit via safe corridors towards security forces". The fall of the city would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" declared almost three years ago by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which also covers parts of Syria. Read More »

Dying Portland Train Hero's Message Of Love After Standing Up To Hate


Hours before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began on May 26, Jeremy Joseph Christian began shouting ethnic and religious slurs at two young women while aboard a commuter train. "Let's do them honor by standing with them and carrying on their legacy of standing up to hate and bigotry and violence". "Our prayers are [with] them". Read More »

Tulowitzki Hits Grand Slam, Jays Rout

Seven Blue Jays had multi-hit games as they combined for the third-highest hit total in franchise history. "I don't know if we were due, we were waiting on one of those", Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. It just kind of felt like that's how it went". Jays catcher Ross Martin got the Toronto offence started with a two-run homer in the second inning, bringing home Justin Smoak . Read More »

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83, president says

He had been in an induced coma since then, according to local media. Noriega was in a hospital recovering from a brain tumour operation. The mansion was the scene of extravagant parties, and in the main bedroom there was a giant safe that rumors said contained millions of dollars' worth of various currencies - a fortune that supposedly vanished when the United States troops invaded. Read More »

President Trump tweets thanks to US service members


Crusaders for Veterans CEO and President Kevin Cuttill said , "This is where you really feel the patriotism". The sub was later sunk. Memorial Day is dedicated to honoring more than 200 years of sacrifice since the United States' founding. Read More »

Ariana Grande's manager: 'Fear cannot rule the day'

Britain's home secretary criticised United States officials for leaking sensitive information about the ongoing inquiry into the bombing . At the same time , the New York Times published photos which it said came from the scene of the bombing. Read More »

Trump says he favors more money for health care

Kushner's lawyer has also publicly said the president's son-in-law is "willing to cooperate in the probe". Speaking on Sunday's news shows, Kelly said he didn't know whether the reports by The Associated Press and other news outlets involving Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, were true. Read More »

G7 deadlocks on climate after USA declines to confirm Paris deal

Trump said he would make a final decision on whether to pull out of the agreement in the next week or so. Trump , who has previously called global warming a hoax, tweeted that he would make a decision next week on whether to back the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions following lengthy discussions with G7 partners. Read More »

Demure Melania Trump visits Vatican with black veil, in head-to-toe black


As Politico points out , while Spicer is a regular churchgoer, Scavino has previously bashed the Pope on his Twitter account. This is Mr Trump's first visit to Europe since taking office in January. To show you the depravity of the human heart, I'd rather join a séance with the attractive but evil Trump ladies than have an audience with Pope Francis . Read More »

Putin and Macron have frank talks


Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday welcomed his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin in Paris for their first face-to-face talks, during which, they discussed a gamut of issues. Macron portrayed the meeting as just a first step in resetting the country's relations with Russian Federation. Earlier Monday, human rights activists protesting near the Eiffel Tower displayed a banner that said, "Stop homophobia in Chechnya ". Read More »

Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

President Donald Trump Tuesday retweeted an article citing an unnamed source Tuesday, two days after suggesting news outlets that cite unnamed sources could be making them up. intelligence agencies that Moscow sought to boost Trump's chances of defeating his presidential rival Hillary Clinton through computer hacking and propaganda. Read More »

Pakistan defeat Bangladesh by 2 wickets in thrilling match

Shoaib Malik (72 off 66 balls), Mohammad Hafeez (49), Imad Wasim (45) and Ahmed Shehzad (44) kept Pakistan in the chase, but as they kept losing wickets at inopportune times, the target seemed out of reach. "The warm-up matches are not to be taken seriously as teams do not field their full strength squads in them, but Pakistan's victory was good in the match against Bangladesh courtesy Fahim Ashraf and Hasan Ali's brilliance", said Younus. Read More »

Ariana Grande plans Manchester show to benefit attack victims

Details on when and where the concert will take place will be announced at a later date. In her Instagram posting, she said that her "Dangerous Woman" concert tour was meant to be a "space for my fans, a place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves". Read More »

PM Modi meets German Chancelor Angela Merkel at Schloss Meseberg


This will change", Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Speaking at a conference on sustainable development in Berlin , Mrs Merkel reiterated her call for Europeans to take their fate into their own hands. are just as important as with other partners - the transatlantic relations is of incredible importance", she said during a joint news conference with Modi. Read More »

Philippine army 'makes gains' in Marawi Islamist battle

But the operation went awry and militants rampaged through the city, torching buildings and battling government forces in the streets. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. The group is trying to woo Islamic State in the Middle East for affiliation, according to the newswire. Colonel Alex Aduca, chief of the Army " s 4th Mechanised Infantry Battalion, said in a phone interview with Radio DZMM that the evacuees would be denied entry to Iligan and instead sent to "consolidation and processing areas" in ... Read More »

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, France's Macron says

Dialogue is especially important right now, considering how the relations between Russian Federation and France came to a dead end during Francois Hollande's presidency", Ignatchenko said. Macron had invited the Russian leader to France to reset a relationship that has turned increasingly sour. "Our two countries will cooperate on Syria, this is essential", Macron said. Read More »

Jared Kushner Didn't Suggest Russian Communications Channel in Meeting, Source Says

As CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reported , Trump was back on USA soil and back on the defensive Sunday. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing and, again, it comes back to whatever the communication is, comes back into the government and shared across the government", he said. Read More »

Trump Uses 9/11 Memorial to Harangue NATO Allies


Stoltenberg's remarks came following harsh criticism from Trump, who has slammed allies of the organisation for falling short of paying their spending share on the fourth leg of his first oversea trip in Brussels . The biggest idea of Trump's trip was to reorient USA foreign policy in the Middle East against Iran. But while Trump lectured some of the United States' strongest allies, he cozied up to the repressive regime in Saudi Arabia while pushing for the Arab world to root out extremism ... Read More »

Contrasting views of health care report

The U.S. Senate is still looking at the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which was approved by the House nearly a month ago. "Leadership is going to spend this recess trying to develop a product [so] that we will have a base of a Senate bill, based on all these discussions, based on what the House did, based on the CBO score", he said . Read More »

Syrian teen arrested in Germany suspected of plotting new Berlin attack


He allegedly planned a suicide attack in Berlin, according to Karl-Heinz Schroter, interior minister of the Brandenburg state. Further details, including those of the alleged plot, were not immediately available. Police were questioning the suspect and searching his room at the residence, Bild reported. Germany saw a number of violent attacks by Islamic extremists previous year, including the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that left 12 victims dead and dozens of others ... Read More »

General Election: Lib Dems 'honest about our mistakes'

But the disappointment and concern that the industries" bosses and trade bodies have expressed at the country's "leave' decision indicates that they might welcome a second European Union referendum. Languishing a distant third place in opinion polls ahead of the country's 8 June general election , the Lib Dems are styling themselves as the party of the 48% who voted a year ago to remain in the European Union. Read More »

US Navy SEAL dies during skydiving show over Hudson River

According to Adm. Jack Scorby, the parachute of one of the team members failed to open properly and he landed in the water adjacent to Liberty Park. Fleet Week is an annual weeklong celebration during which people in the NY area can meet "Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services", according to the Fleet Week webpage. Read More »