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More Voters Want to See Trump Impeached
- June 01, 2017

The only limitation on that presidential pardon power is that it can not be used if the president is impeached, or to interfere with the impeachment process. The president is not above the law. Other lawmakers have resisted the idea as multiple investigations into Trump's relationship with Russian Federation continue. (more...)
British Airways to run full flight schedule
- May 31, 2017

According to Fortune , shares in the airline's parent company, IAG , fell as much as 4.5 percent on Tuesday, the first day of trading in London this week. BA said it aimed to operate the majority of services from Heathrow and a near normal schedule from Gatwick , the capital's second busiest airport. (more...)
Junction City holds annual ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Junction City holds annual ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- May 31, 2017

Monday's rainy weather, which cancelled some Memorial Day parades around Long Island, was a good reminder to "stop and think about what this day is truly about", Wink said. Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America. But he points to the late philosopher of art, Arthur Danto , who said, "We erect monuments so that we shall always remember, and build memorials so that we shall never forget". (more...)
Climate change? Let me think about it, Trump tells G7
- May 30, 2017

The senator said during an interview with CNN's State of the Union on Sunday that it would be an issue for the US if Trump did not reaffirm the country's previous commitment to the accord, made under former president Barack Obama in 2015. (more...)
Election day ahead: Jeremy Corbyn to campaign in Scotland
- May 30, 2017

She branded Labour plans to raise taxes on the richest as "reckless" but warned that a vote for the Tories was "a vote for more cuts". But Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader said it was unlikely Jeremy Corbyn would be in the position to be Prime Minister, arguing the "reality" was that the Conservatives would secure a majority. (more...)
European allies see the two sides of Trump
- May 30, 2017

Trump, in particular, managed to hold bilateral meetings with new French President Emmanuel Macron , German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and some other leaders. Other odd moments from this trip include the "grip and grit your teeth" handshake with new French President Emmanuel Macron , the failed attempts at hand holding with the first lady and video of Trump shoving aside Dusko Markovic , the prime minister of ... (more...)
First defeat for US, but America's Cup holders still in control First defeat for US, but America's Cup holders still in control
- May 30, 2017

But while they lost both their races on Monday against Oracle Team USA and the Kiwis, Ainslie said that was more down to their own mistakes. However, it was not all bad for Land Rover BAR on day one of racing - the team has finally found their speed and earlier won their match against Artemis Racing. (more...)
Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words
- May 29, 2017

The Iranian political leader also said that Iran's missiles are "only aimed at defending the country and will never be used against another country". The fact that the latter has immediately congratulated Rouhani and said the elections have confirmed the rise of the Iranian nation, is, maybe, a good sign. (more...)
Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria
- May 29, 2017

The Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak, was surprised by Mr Kushner's idea of the secret channel and passed it on to the Kremlin, The Post said. McMaster declined to speak specifically about the case of Jared Kushner , who serves as a senior adviser to Trump, but when asked if it would concern him if someone in the administration tried to set up a back channel with the Russian embassy or the Kremlin, he replied "no". (more...)
New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation
- May 29, 2017

Investigators believe 22-year-old Manchester-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi , from a family of Libyan origin, acted as part of a terrorist network and their focus had been on intercepting his wider network. Rowley advised people to be vigilant but to "go out as you planned and enjoy yourselves". Security remained high at major events across Britain on Sunday, including the Great Manchester Run road race, where police armed with submachine guns protected participants and spectators. (more...)
Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers
- May 29, 2017

Padilla said so far, 61 militants have been killed in the firefight and that 11 soldiers and four policemen have also been killed. "So it's clear it's not just homegrown anymore". Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday said the local government is implementing a hold and secure protocol to "prevent violence from coming in to Davao City". (more...)
Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?
- May 29, 2017

Trump campaigned on a pledge to move the embassy, but has retreated from it since assuming office. When two leaders of a Muslim Brotherhood-linked advocacy group lobbied Congress on May 3, they failed to disclose their open. "Many of our constituents cast their vote for you due to this commitment, '" the letter said. Despite concerns over Trump's shifting policy positions on the conflict, the decrease in popularity among Jews did not translate into a notable increase in Israelis believing ... (more...)
What diabetics should keep in mind while fasting during Ramadan What diabetics should keep in mind while fasting during Ramadan
- May 28, 2017

Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, which are the foundation of the religion. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims remember those around the world who live in poverty, who have little or nothing to eat year round. After the feast, Muslims prayer a special prayer each night called Taraweeh . Fasting is a reminder for individuals to be thankful for the food that they have been blessed with, and so one should never waste food. (more...)
Trump in Italy for second day of G-7 meetings Trump in Italy for second day of G-7 meetings
- May 28, 2017

Trump had said he would listen to what United States partners have to say at the G-7 before making a decision on how to proceed. The French leader says he believes the arguments made by the six other members enabled Trump to understand the importance of that issue and the necessity the Paris agreement for the USA economy. (more...)
Cohn explains Trump jab at Germany
- May 27, 2017

It is impossible to say exactly how Trump intends to reduce or entirely stop German cars being sold in the U.S, but his proposed tax of 35 per cent on imported cars could go some way to limiting sales and encouraging German manufacturers to build more of their vehicles locally. (more...)
Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike
- May 27, 2017

Opinion polls consistently give the Conservatives a big lead over Labor. People like me are always optimistic. things can happen. Kezia Dugdale has rejected the view of union boss Len McCluskey , who said he can not see Labour winning the General Election . (more...)
3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected 3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected
- May 26, 2017

Her Downing Street office insisted that any decision to stop sharing intelligence on the case was "an operational matter for police", and it was reported that general intelligence sharing was still ongoing. Citing unnamed federal security sources , Focus reports that British-born Salman Abedi twice flew from a German airport in recent years and wasn't on any global watch list. (more...)
Trump Voters Lean to Russia as Ally Over Others Trump Voters Lean to Russia as Ally Over Others
- May 26, 2017

White voters overall were split on Trump, with 48 percent approving of his job performance and 48 percent disapproving, according to the Fox News poll . 96% of voters who voted for Clinton in the November election view Trump negatively. NY has twice as many enrolled Democrats than Republicans. The poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters. (more...)
Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing
- May 26, 2017

The father and younger brother of the suspect in the Manchester concert bombing have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities said the brother confessed to knowing "all the details" of the deadly plot. "They arrested the father, and I think the rest of the family kind of disappeared", Khuri said, adding that he knew the man from the neighborhood and the mosque. (more...)
Saudi Arabia, Iraq Agree Oil-Output Cut Needs Nine-Month Extension
- May 24, 2017

The budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, is meant as a proposal and may not take effect in its current form. WTI futures for July delivery, the new usa pricing benchmark, were marked 0.1% lower from their Monday close at $50.60 while Brent crude contracts for the same month were seen 0.05% lower at $53.38 per barrel. (more...)
Facebook's secret rules revealed Facebook's secret rules revealed
- May 24, 2017

According to The Guardian , moderators review millions of reports of suspected content, and because of the amount, "moderators often feel overwhelmed by the number of posts they have to review - and they make mistakes, particularly in the complicated area of permissible sexual content". (more...)
I never mentioned Israel in meeting with Russians I never mentioned Israel in meeting with Russians
- May 23, 2017

Monday in Israel at the president's brief public appearance with Netanyahu prior to their private meeting, Trump said he did not mention Israel in his meeting with the Russians. He said the issue would be discussed during Trump's trip. In a visit fraught with symbolism, President Trump on Monday became the first sitting US president to set foot in the Old City of Jerusalem . (more...)
Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor
- May 23, 2017

Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, who warned constituents at a town hall that if Trump were successfully impeached, "the problems don't go away", because then "you have a Vice President Pence who becomes President Pence". But I've never suggested that they are impeachable. If the facts lead Congress toward impeachment, Democrats want to make sure all of the evidence is lined up, and, well, unimpeachable. (more...)
Plans new package of Venezuela sanctions soon
- May 22, 2017

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The U.S. imposed a new round of sanctions on high-level Venezuelan officials, this time targeting eight Supreme Court judges that Washington accused of damaging their nation's democracy by steadily stripping the opposition-controlled congress of any authority. (more...)
Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as its chairman
- May 22, 2017

President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to fight Turkey's enemies at home and overseas on Sunday as he was elected leader of the ruling AK Party, a move enabling him to reassert his grip on the party and its legislative work. Some 150,000 people have been swept up in purges since the coup attempt, including academics, journalists and opposition politicians who've been jailed for months without trial. (more...)
China cripples Central Intelligence Agency operations, kills informants China cripples Central Intelligence Agency operations, kills informants
- May 22, 2017

One of the sources was apparently shot and killed in front of colleagues at a government building in China, a sign of how Beijing wanted to send a message to other potential informants. A massive intelligence breach occurred from 2010 to 2012 and it allowed the Chinese government to help clean out its ranks of CIA spies. Nearly every employee of the United States embassy in Beijing was investigated at one point, the Times reported . (more...)
Trump administration kickstarts Nafta renegotiation Trump administration kickstarts Nafta renegotiation
- May 21, 2017

Trump's main argument against NAFTA and other pacts was that they exposed American workers to unequal competition with low-wage workers in countries like Mexico and China. The action to reopen NAFTA was expected. "For far too long, our nation has stuck to a free trade agenda that has led to a massive $500 billion annual trade deficit, lost jobs, and lowered wages in rural communities across the USA", said Roger Johnson, NFU president. (more...)
Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party
- May 20, 2017

The French voters chose to refuse a narrow worldview of their nation and instead embrace a global, diverse, and leading France. Donald Tusk, EU Council president, also offered his congratulations, saying the French had chosen "liberty, equality and fraternity" and "said no to the tyranny of fake news". (more...)
NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure
- May 20, 2017

Dunford said the US military has established a series of communication links with the Russian military that is backing Assad as a means to avoid potential conflicts while the USA -led anti-Islamic State coalition targets the group's remaining strongholds. (more...)
Trump Campaign Had 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians, No Evidence Of Collusion Trump Campaign Had 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians, No Evidence Of Collusion
- May 19, 2017

The calls and emails, which had previously not been disclosed, make up part of the record that is being assembled as part of the investigation being run by the FBI as well as the congressional investigation into the ties between Russian Federation and the Trump administration and campaign. (more...)
Meghan Markle Arrives at Kensington Palace Ahead of Pippa Middleton's Wedding Meghan Markle Arrives at Kensington Palace Ahead of Pippa Middleton's Wedding
- May 19, 2017

And a pharaonic budget. A source close to Markle told E! that the actress had already had two separate fittings in Toronto for her look on May 8. Speaking to guests at the Buckingham Palace garden party yesterday, the Duchess revealed to Andrew Bates and his wife Janet that as well as excitement, she's also "a bit worried" about her children's behaviour at the upcoming nuptials. (more...)
Sen. Ben Sasse: Comey memo 'troubling' if true Sen. Ben Sasse: Comey memo 'troubling' if true
- May 19, 2017

In response to a question about Chaffetz leaving June 30, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said in his weekly news briefing Thursday he has not spoken with Chaffetz. "This is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the President and Comey", said a White House official. Chaffetz said then that the GOP's since-failed Obamacare replacement would force low-income Americans to choose between investing in health care or buying "that new iPhone that they just love". (more...)
Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo
- May 18, 2017

Ronaldo added to the lead in the 23rd and scored again in the 78th after Stevan Jovetic had pulled Sevilla closer with a goal early in the second half. The ball was lost, Sevilla countered and none of Real's midfielders had shown the presence of mind to drop back and cover for Ramos, leaving them outnumbered at the back. (more...)
Amazon unveils 7-inch touchscreen Echo Show with Alexa support
- May 18, 2017

Today Amazon took the wraps off of its new Echo Show, a device with a 7-inch touchscreen. The "things" it can show you are photos, YouTube videos, weather forecasts, music lyrics, to-do lists, and security cameras (for the truly affluent), and chat with other Echo users. (more...)
Chelsea Manning released from military prison Chelsea Manning released from military prison
- May 18, 2017

Manning was convicted of providing more than 700,000 documents, videos, diplomatic cables and battlefield accounts to WikiLeaks, an global organization that publishes such information from anonymous sources, while she was an intelligence analyst in Iraq. (more...)