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This week's lesson is Sally Yates was right about everything

Ms Yates, who was sacked on Jan 30 after defying Mr Trump over his contested travel ban, did not say what Mr Flynn discussed with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a...


Russian Foreign Minister to meet Trump in White House

Asked by a reporter if the firing would cast a shadow over his talks, Mr Lavrov replied in a sarcastic tone: 'Was he fired? Trump's critics cried foul over th...


White House meeting on Paris climate accord postponed

The G-7 meeting is expected to be a prime opportunity for world leaders to push Trump to stay in the historic 2015 pact, in which each of almost 200 countries...


USA intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

Magnifying the investigation are numerous accusations that Russian Federation "meddled" in the USA presidential election process, and perhaps the recently concl...


UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

British opposition Labour Party member of Parliament Ian Lavery, at microphone, speaks flanked by Labour MP Andrew Gwynne and supporters during the Labour party...


54% of Americans Think President Trump Firing James Comey Was Inappropriate

And in fact 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, i...


US Defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

The defense secretary, speaking to reporters aboard a US military airplane after the meeting in London, characterized the discussions as "honest, transparent an...


Texas bill could keep transgender students out of high school sports

It is the latest in a string of controversial measures that opponents say unfairly target LGBT people, immigrants and religious minorities. Rachel Gandy, a po...


Alex Jones And Roger Stone Contradict Trump's Pretext For Firing Comey

Basically, it was a civil, average conversation about investigations and special prosecutors. "I've tried to get him to disrobe but he won't do it", Behar sai...


North Korea to seek extraditions over alleged Kim Jong-un assassination plot

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, made the call after liberal politician Moon Jae-in was sworn in as South Korea'...


PM Nawaz, chief ministers head to China for Belt and Road Forum

Malcolm Cook, a senior fellow at ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore, said there had been considerable interest in the economic benefits to southeast Asia....


Trusted news keeps communities safe

Mr Corbyn highlighted how easy it is for people to make up news on social media, and urged those in danger of creating fake news to make sure they get stories r...


In global appeal, North Korea urges states not to enforce United Nations sanctions

The North's committee said it would fail. "As long as the US pursues its hostile policy and its vicious nuclear threat and blackmail continue, the DPRK will i...


Acting FBI chief contradicts White House claim

The Trump administration has said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. Comey reportedly found out that he had been fired arou...


South Korea's Moon floats summit; will North Korean leader agree?

In short, Moon talks the talk, and today he'll become the leader of South Korea. The two sides agreed on the importance of denuclearizing the peninsula. Beiji...


Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

The charges stemmed from accusations she illegally siphoned thousands of dollars from her charity into her own bank account for lavish parties, trips and shoppi...


Turkey to extradite top Australian Islamic State recruiter 'within months' - PM

Australia has an extradition treaty with Turkey, where Prakash has been kept in a maximum-security prison since his arrest previous year. "We should be gettin...


Woman shot and six arrests made as police foil active terror plot

A 16-year-old boy, a man and woman, both aged 20, were arrested during the operation in Willesden area of north London . Referring to the recent terror attac...


Donald Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey against leaking to media

Trump's rallies. In his latest tweet storm Friday morning, the president threatened to "cancel all future press briefings" - suggesting instead to "hand out w...


PM congratulates new president of South Korea

Moon accepted Trump's invitation to visit at an 'early date.' No specific timing was set. "On behalf of the people and Government of Turkmenistan and personal...


Trump to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

Trump said he has always heard that a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians was the "toughest deal" to close. That long-shot effort - which has...


US Senate Panel Subpoenas Flynn Documents In Probe Of Russian Meddling

And it took almost three weeks after Yates' exhortation for him to oust Flynn - and then, only because his lies to Vice President Mike Pence got leaked to the p...


China's Xi applauds SKorea's Moon on election win

Moon also has fences to mend with China, South Korea's biggest trading partner. Moons victory will nearly certainly slam the door shut on any military option ag...


Trump's Lawyers Claim Trump's Records Show Almost No Income From Russia

President Donald Trump had earleri said that he might release his tax returns once his tenure ends. The embattled president had promised a certified letter ...


CIA creates Korea Mission Center focused on North

White House declined to comment on the statement from the North's Ministry of State Security last week. A week after alleging that the US and South Korea ha...


Is China Provoking North Korea, US? New Missile Tested Near Peninsula

China has recently tested a new type of guided missile in a north-eastern sea near the Korean peninsula, the defence ministry said on Tuesday, hours after South...


Nigerian Authorities Secure Release of Additional 82 Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

Alhassan who spoke with newsmen in Abuja on the present state of the recently released 82 girls said they are now undergoing rehabilitation and reintegration pr...


S. Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

The talks collapsed in 2008 after North Korea launched a rocket. In his inaugural address Wednesday, South Korea's president said he would consider visiting P...


North Korea sends protest letter to US Congress over sanctions

North Korea on Thursday demanded the handover of "terror suspects" involved in the plot but it did not identify anyone. North Korea resumed its encrypted numb...


Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy

Puerto Rico piled up debt because of 45 percent poverty rate, a 11.5 percent unemployment rate and a decadelong recession. In a move by the Federal government...


BC election results won't be final until May 22

The BC Election Act lays out specific timelines for the counting of ballots. Elections BC says candidates can request a recount of some or all of the ballot...


Trump cracks open the door to US-North Korea talks

A statement Thursday from the mission said a "Korean-style anti-terrorist offensive will be commenced to mop up the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations...


Xi talks with South Korean president over phone

Congratulating Moon on his election as South Korean president, Xi said that China and South Korea are close neighbors as well as important players in the region...


82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in Nigerian capital

David Ugolor, ANEEJ said that the unrelenting effort of the Buhari government to secure the release of the girls is worthy of commendation, especially at a time...


In Interview, Trump Calls Comey 'Showboat,' Denies Colluding With Russia

Senator Richard Burr, the Republican committee chairman, said: "I found him (Director Comey) to be one of the most ethical, upright, straightforward individuals...