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President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' not possible

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The No. 2 Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of IL, says President Donald Trump is "dangerous". Lyndon Johnson's temper was legendary. "This has nothing to do with Russia", Kellyanne Conway, a senior White House adviser, told CNN late Tuesday evening. Read More »

Mobile's latest smartphone deal is one of the best yet

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Unlike most power banks, Samsung Portable Battery Pack is compatible with USB, Micro-USB, and USB Type-C devices, which includes smartphones and tablets. As you probably recall, the original Galaxy Note 7 was a great device with one major flaw: it had the tendency to explode. The upcoming flip phone model will also sport a decent 12 megapixel camera in the rear combined with a 5 megapixel camera in the front. Read More »

Trump on Comey 'tapes': 'I can't talk about that'

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But let's put that aside for one moment. That explains why he went into great detail with Holt about what he said were the three times he asked Comey if he was under investigation, despite the appalling appearance of conflict and potential intimidation. Read More »

Bank of England keeps rates at record low as economy slows

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The bank trimmed its forecast for growth for this year, saying it now expected economic growth of 1.9%, down from 2.0% three months ago. The pound GBPUSD, -0.1778% was buying $1.2937, little changed from $1.2939 late Wednesday in NY. The MPC said: "In the MPC's central projection, four-quarter GDP growth slows over 2017, as quarterly growth remains close to the Q1 rate". But there is one huge caveat: the forecast presented by the Bank of England on Thursday depends on Britain's "smooth" ... Read More »

New South Korea president seeks worldwide assistance against North Korea weapons

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There was no mention of Mr Moon's victory in North Korea's state media yesterday. "I will also go to Beijing, Tokyo and even Pyongyang in the right circumstances". "President Moon said the Thaad issue can be resolved when there is no further provocation by North Korea", Yoon said. "Military action on the Korean peninsula can not happen without Korea's consent", Moon wrote in April. Read More »

Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom

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Which brings us to the second challenge facing the Blues next season: the improvement of their rivals. You can find the results on May 25th in the Express & Star or online, be sure to check them out. Diego Costa has also been brimming with confidence, becoming just the third Chelsea player to score more than 20 goals in a Premier League season on more than one occasion - following in the footsteps of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and club legend Didier Drogba. Read More »

Led coalition patrols Turkey-Syria border

The joint patrols were also indirectly confirmed by the Pentagon. The relocation of Turkish troops to an area near the border with Syria comes a day after USA troops were seen patrolling the tense border in Syria. The convoy was followed by another of YPG militia. We must face the reality that Turkey is now in the Islamist camp and we are in an undeclared proxy war with Erdogan. Read More »

Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

Like Turkey, the USA considers that group a terrorist organization. The Turkish Armed Forces had always been pursuing a heavy fight against all terror organisations inside and outside Turkey, which will continue in northern Iraq and Syria. Putin said he would look into the matter. Russian Federation and Turkey still remain on opposite sides of the Syrian conflict; Putin is the principal ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, while Turkey wants him gone. Read More »

Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

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Over the course of three seasons, the Capitals addressed blue-line depth, bolstered the top-six forwards corps, augmented the bottom-six by adding scoring depth and finally went "all-in" by acquiring Shattenkirk, the puck-moving prize of this season's trade deadline, in exchange for a first-round pick and valued forward prospect Zach Sanford. Read More »

Many Countries Envy the Allied Relations between Russian Federation and China

Launched almost four years ago, the plan aims to pump hundreds of billions of dollars into railways, roads, ports and other projects across Asia, Africa and Europe. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an global gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. Read More »

New health bill is pure politics

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Kasich said 700,000 people in OH use Medicaid, and many them have a mental illness, drug addictions or chronic diseases. "The Senate is starting from scratch", Sen. Krugman points out that Republicans pushed through the legislation without waiting for a Congressional Budget Office score, and forgetting that they had accused Democrats of rushing through the Obamacare law. Read More »

Tens of thousands gather for Pope's Fatima visit

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The Holy Father walked down a long receiving line, paying extra attention, as usual, to kids with special needs. Joao Baptista and his wife, Lucila Yuri, told reporters at the Catholic shrine in Fatima, Portugal , on Thursday that they and Brazilian nuns prayed to the late shepherd children who said the Virgin Mary appeared to them in "visions" in 1917. Read More »

Angela Merkel to host Emmanuel Macron for talks Monday: Spokesman

Ferrand said on Monday that Macron had resigned from the presidency of the party. Theselection committee, presided over by the conservative politician Jean-Paul Delevoye, spent 250 hours and conducted 1,000 interviews to whittle 19,000 dossiers down to 428 candidates ranging in age from 24 to 72. Read More »

Trump Says He Planned To Fire 'Grandstander' Comey 'Regardless Of Recommendation'

They suggested Trump was persuaded to take the step by Justice Department officials and a scathing memo, written by Rosenstein, criticizing the director's role in the Clinton investigation. When a reporter asked, "Isn't it inappropriate for a president to ask the FBI director directly if he is under investigation?" Sitting beside the heads of the CIA, NSA, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence, McCabe got a rough political baptism as senators grilled him over the circumstances ... Read More »

Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories ( AFP ) - Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas elected ex-Gaza Strip chief Ismail Haniya as its new leader on Saturday, days after revising its founding charter to ease its stance on Israel. The group claimed to approve 19676 Palestinian borders with Israel , its continued support of terrorism demonstrates a lack of interest in peace with the Jewish state. Read More »

Xi talks with South Korean president over phone

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State Department said in the statement. Moon's ascent - which many attribute to pent-up demand for change and the widespread anti-Park sentiment - signals a departure from Seoul's current policy toward Pyongyang which cuts nearly all ties to the reclusive regime. Read More »

Warren Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway Stock May Start Paying Dividends

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He said the company had too much cash it could not reasonably deploy. Berkshire's top two executives on Saturday acknowledged that they missed out on investing in Google years ago, but they expressed pride in the company they built through acquisitions and said they believe it would thrive for decades to come. Read More »

Trump warns ousted FBI chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

Mr McCabe said his predecessor had "enjoyed broad support" within the agency and that he holds Mr Comey in the "absolute highest regard" and that it was the "greatest privilege" of his career to serve under him. Moscow has denied interference in the election, and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. On Monday, Mr. Read More »

Trump Says Comey Was a "Showboat" And "Grandstander"

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Who was to blame? The official requested anonymity to discuss matters of security. So far today, Trump has sent six early morning tweets in which he, among other things, threatened Comey to stay silent, floated the idea he might be taping conversations at the White House (Nixon, again!), argued that his staff can't possibly be expected to tell the truth all the time and suggested canceling the daily press briefing. Read More »

China to kick off "One Belt, One Road" project

However, Wang Huiyao, the director of the Centre for China and Globalisation, said the belt and road initiative would be unsustainable without the involvement of global financial institutions. As more influential countries and representatives of top multilateral organisations declare their intent to participate in the forum, India's decision, so far, not to announce an official delegation for the occasion, has become conspicuous. Read More »

Rod Rosenstein: Caught in the James Comey sacking storm

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He had already fired as many senior figures as most presidents get through in a term, including the acting attorney-general, Sally Yates, and his first national security adviser, Mike Flynn. He had considered letting him go since the day of his election, the newspaper added. McCabe became acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Tuesday automatically after Comey's dismissal, but Justice Department officials say Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod ... Read More »

Donald Trump contradicts his own White House about James Comey firing timeline

Even before Trump's provocative tweets , the White House was scrambling to clarify why Comey was sacked. The White House initially used the memo as the rationale for Comey's dismissal. Former New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte is reportedly on Trump's list to replace Comey. "Over the last three decades of your career at the Department of Justice, you have developed a reputation for integrity and impartiality, " Schumer wrote to Rosenstein. Read More »

Operations cancelled after cyberattack — NHS hospitals hacked

It gave no further details. A worldwide ransomware attack is affecting countries and organizations from a number of different countries. The demand specifies that payment should be made via bitcoin, an online currency. A small number of GP practices in Greater Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Galloway and Forth Valley were also hit by the ransomware virus, but as yet no hospitals north of the border have reported issues. Read More »

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

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They argued prosecutors were getting pickier about the cases they were bringing and were seeking mandatory minimum sentences less often. Holder's plan, known as "Smart on Crime ", was an effort to ease federal prison overcrowding and preserve Justice Department resources for more serious, violent criminals. Read More »

USA warns against N Korea travel after new arrest

Weeping and beating her chest, she said her husband had been falsely accused. "If the U.S. moves an inch, then we are ready to turn to ashes any available strategic assets of the U.S.", Choe said. Ltd., met Kim in Dandong, on North Korea's border with China, to give him communications equipment and cash. Analysts pointed out that North Korea has repeatedly threatened many attacks on the USA without following through. Read More »

UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

He said that mobile communications haven't been affected. A ransomware attack is when hackers infect computers with malicious software and demand ransoms to restore access. Authorities in Britain have been braced for possible cyberattacks in the run-up to the vote, as happened during last year's US election and on the eve of this month's presidential vote in France. Read More »

Abbas warns of painful steps against Palestinian rival Hamas

He told Mr Abbas: "We will get it done.' The US president went on to say that 'hopefully something terrific can come out between the Palestinians and Israel ". Israel rejects the 1967 lines as a possible border, saying it would impose grave security risks. However, Monday's documents outlining Hamas's "principles and general policies" mark a major departure from the 1988 charter and call for establishing a Palestinian state on the pre-1967 war borders. Read More »

Energy projects in question as Liberals win BC minority

In September previous year, the Greens banned corporate and union donations. But B.C.is B.C. British Columbia voters denied the B.C. Liberal party a new majority government, instead the province has its first minority government in 65 years as the Liberals squeaked out a razor-thin victory over the NDP on Tuesday, with the Green party holding the balance of power for the first time in Canadian history. Read More »