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Trump denies ever urging Comey to back off Flynn investigation

No. Next question", Mr Trump said when asked if he had asked former FBI Director James Comey to stop the bureau's investigation, which a memo written by Mr Come...


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

Kapil Mishra took to twitter urging all the AAP MLAs to see his press conference today. Mishra targeted Kejriwal and revealed that 16 shell companies deposite...


Almost 1000 residents of Kashmir's Rajouri evacuated after cross-border firing

He also added that two people have been killed and three others are injured, one whose condition is critical has been referred to Jammu for further treatment....


U.S. Treasury sanctions Iranians, Chinese for supporting Assad

The U.S. will continue to "scrutinize Iran's commitment" to the nuclear deal while developing a "comprehensive Iran policy", Acting Assistant Secretary of State...


Graham calls on Comey to testify, doesn't want 'trial by newspaper'

Flynn was not fired from the position until 24 days into Trump's administration-and a full18 days after former acting attorney general Sally Yates warned the Wh...


France's Macron lays groundwork for transition to presidency

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron laid the groundwork for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political moveme...


President Trump: I Didn't Ask Comey to Drop The Flynn Investigation

The President was also asked for his response to the Justice Department appointment of special counsel to handle the Russian Federation investigation. "I hope y...


US plans to directly arm Syria Kurds against Islamic State

The People's Protection Units, or the YPG, is part of the Syrian Democratic Forces. Ankara has argued that Washington should switch support for the Raqqa assa...


Trump denies he asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

Trump sent shockwaves across Washington last week by unceremoniously sacking his FBI director - a virtually unprecedented move that came as James Comey was head...


Trump Campaign Had Over a Dozen Secret Conversations With Russian Officials

If he can convince enough people that Trump is flat out lying and that he really did try to derail the Flynn investigation, as much as I hate to say it, Trump's...


Trump claims 'witch hunt'; GOP puts hope in special counsel

Prior to Trump's Twitter outburst and his comments to news anchors, Politico reported that he actually handled the news "better than anyone expected", accor...


Trump's biggest mistake yet: Trying to stop Federal Bureau of Investigation probe on Russian Federation connection

The White House on Tuesday defended Trump discussing with the Russians an Islamic State group terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft. ...


Robert Mueller to oversee Trump-Russia investigation

The latest development only heightened their outrage, renewing calls for a special prosecutor. Trump blasted that decision, echoing his Thursday morning tweet...


Special counsel isn't ideal, but it's welcome

House Speaker Paul Ryan said the appointment was consistent with his goal of ensuring that "thorough and independent investigations are allowed to follow the ...


Trump complains of 'witch hunt' Russian Federation probe in paranoid tweets

Feeding the USA image of Russian self-satisfaction, Time Magazine's latest cover shows the White House being swallowed up by the Kremlin's red brick walls and...


Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

He spoke one day after two USA officials in Jerusalem reportedly told Israelis that the Western Wall was in the West Bank and was, therefore, not under Isra...


Comey's predecessor to head Trump-Russia probe

Capping days of political drama in Washington , Mueller's appointment came as Trump fends off a stunning series of allegations including claims he shared U.S. ...


China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track

Some Koreans in Beijing told CNN they hoped China would move away from the North and towards the South. Park Chung-Hwa, a Chinese-Korean tour operator in Wangji...


UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

One of Jeremy Corbyn's key allies, Unite boss Len McCluskey, has said he can not see Labour winning the election. She argued that in Edinburgh South - the o...


Trump Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation for Turkey Lobbying, Still Hired Him

The existence of the memo was first reported Tuesday by The New York Times . Flynn was sacked as national security adviser by Trump on February 13 after ...


Saudi Arabia to give Trump a royal welcome

TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: Hi, Audie. Not on the guest list are Iran , the Saudis' regional nemesis, and Syria, whose president, Bashar Assad, is at war with rebe...


Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Security Council in a statement backed by all Security Council members, including China. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a special envoy of South Korea...


USA vows further action against Venezuela's 'bad actors' barring changes

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's Supreme Court following a series of rulings that the US says has usurped power from the...


Victim killed in Times Square crash was 18-year-old tourist

A 26-year-old man, named by police as Richard Rojas from the Bronx district, was detained by police at the scene. Niamh Mullan, who is from Belfast, was worki...


Senate intel committee: Flynn's lawyer says he won't answer subpoena

Richard Burr of North Carolina. Senators slapped Flynn with a subpoena last week in their investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign as...


Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

His heir apparent Crown Prince Naruhito-and any future successors-would not be able to abdicate under the same law. The announcement was made by Chief Cabinet S...


White House: Trump interviewing 4 FBI candidates

President Donald Trump gives a "thumbs-up" as he walks back into the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, following his short trip on Marine One ...


Measure Introduced In Calif. Legislature Calls For Trump's Impeachment

Each time the Republicans defended the White House in the face of scandal or made excuses on Trump's behalf, they sacrificed credibility and made themselves...


UP: Start here for our comprehensive coverage of the federal budget

Among its initiatives directed to avoiding a future "Mediscare" campaign, the budget promises to "guarantee" Medicare, progressively unfreeze the Medicare rebat...


Erdogan Bodyguards Accused of Attacking DC Protesters Released

The minister said Trump's new USA administration seems more understanding about Turkey's security concerns. John McCain called for Turkey's ambassador to the...


Trump says special counsel appointment "hurts our country terribly"

The President was responding to multiple reports that Comey wrote a memo detailing a conversation in which Trump asked him to "let this go" in regard to Flynn...


U.S. to continue with Obama-era Iran nuclear deal, for now

The moves come as Iran prepares for a presidential vote on Friday whose outcome has major implications for Iran's future stance toward the US and its likelihood...


Pentagon chief 'not worried' about Trump sharing intelligence

According to a Washington Post report on Monday, Trump had disclosed highly classified information in a meeting with Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov an...


Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, colluding with Russia

But anyone who is hoping the appointment of a special counsel means the public will finally hear a full accounting of the investigation might be disappointed. A...


Minister McHugh is backing Varadkar for leadership

Supporters of Varadkar, Ireland's first openly gay minister, say his straight-talking manner could widen the party's appeal, an advantage his rival challenged o...