• Donald Trump 'asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'

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    If true, that is nearly the textbook definition of obstruction of justice, a charge that could well lead to impeachment proceedings. News has independently confirmed the Times report, along with additional details. The first and most important is that Comey is either lying or badly misunderstood a one-on-one conversation - more on that in a minute - between himself and the President of the United States.
  • Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides

    Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides

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    Trump took to Twitter to insist he had the "absolute right" to share "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety" with Russian Federation. Trump and his aides insist he did not reveal sources and methods to the Russians, and thus didn't put intelligence-gathering at risk. But other nations appeared to be reconsidering.
  • Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

    Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

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    The newspaper said Comey was in the Oval Office that day with other national security officials for a terrorism threat briefing. "Let's get to the bottom of what happened with the director". And staffers have grown exhausted and upset about stories of a staff shake-up. Such sharing "could be a risk for our sources", the official said. When Trump fired Comey, he said he did so based on Comey's very public handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe and how it affected his leadership of the ...
  • Pablo Zabaleta relives favourite Manchester City moments after final home game

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    And their team earned a convincing 3-1 win to virtually guarantee Champions League qualification. At Manchester , it was pretty much a ideal night for Manchester City. If Aguero wasn't prepared to change his game, it likely would have been, particularly with Gabriel Jesus arriving at City in January and immediately displaying the kind of attributes Guardiola liked in a striker.
  • Busy Day for French President: Names PM, Meets With Merkel

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    It's a sign of the new French president's determination to shore up European unity. Bruno Le Maire‏, a veteran LR lawmaker who has also been pushing for a rapprochement with Macron, congratulated Philippe on Twitter , saying: "Let's go beyond the old divides to be of use to France and the French people".
  • Only 21 Percent of American Voters Approve of American Health Care Act

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    The new poll , which was conducted between May 4 and May 9, found that 64% of voters approved of protections under Obamacare for individuals with pre-existing conditions . "I think they are opening up those meetings, I don't even know if they had any closed meetings". A coalition of Vermont health care organizations has formed to oppose the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and clearly state that its passage by the United States House of Representatives is a major setback for health care ...
  • United Nations mulls further sanctions against North Korea

    United Nations mulls further sanctions against North Korea

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    North Korea on Sunday (May 14) launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the U.S. "Is it possible or not?" U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Wood said China was key given that 90 percent of North Korea's trade was with that country. "We have worked well with China, they have really tried to help us in our communications with North Korea, but we've seen where they have strengthened ...
  • Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer

    Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer

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    USA military officials have long argued in favor of supporting the Kurds in Syria against ISIS because they are such competent soldiers. Trump said Tuesday that the USA would ensure the PKK has "no safe quarter". "Taking them into consideration in the region will never be accepted and it is going to be against the global agreement that we have reached", Mr Erdogan said in a statement.
  • Teens' daredevil stunt on Golden Gate Bridge prompts security probe

    Teens' daredevil stunt on Golden Gate Bridge prompts security probe

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    The suspects, Peter Teatime and Tommy Rector, went through a fenced off area to access the bridge cables. "Guys, we've just made it to the top", one teen says in the video . "I'm so used to climbing, I don't get scared", the young climber said, adding his parents are aware of his climbing but that he keeps them in the dark on details.
  • Donald Trump insists he has 'absolute right' to give Russian Federation secrets

    Donald Trump insists he has 'absolute right' to give Russian Federation secrets

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    European allies have also privately expressed concern. "When you have sort of this combination of all the politics and the questioning about the decision on the Comey front, plus this communication stuff, plus there not being a whole lot of interlocutors for foreign governments, the question that is raised is: how are national security decisions made in this administration?" said Richard Fontaine, the president of the Center for a New American Security in Washington and a former foreign ...
  • Microsoft says ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

    Microsoft says ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

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    Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. The global ransomware cyberattack known as "WannaCry" has paralyzed computers running Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and other companies and government agencies worldwide in what may be the largest online extortion scheme ever.