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Trump Pressures Turkey's President To Release Jailed American Pastor

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Trump said Tuesday that the USA would ensure the PKK has "no safe quarter". While Erdogan called for the extradition of a Pennsylvania-based cleric he blames for a failed coup in Turkey last summer, there was little tension. US President Trump, Turkey's Erdogan pledge to defeat ISILCan they find common ground? While U.S. military officials have acknowledged Turkey's concerns, they say they have little choice in backing the YPG, the most effective fighting force they have been able to ... Read More »

'WannaCry' cyber attack shows need for 'Digital Geneva Convention'

By Friday afternoon, 16 National Health Service ( NHS ) facilities reported that they were affected by the cyberattack . It's particularly bad for shipment companies, vehicle parts manufacturers, and even health service providers that were hit with the worm due to how it affects client firms and customers. Read More »

Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides

One former official who worked for several intelligence agencies told FP that the source of the information "will be concerned about exposure of sources and methods ultimately to Iran", because of Tehran's relationship with Moscow. Trump ignored reporters' questions about whether he disclosed classified information. But Trump appeared to undermine the official narrative - and the officials who provided it - when he took to Twitter to confirm he had shared information pertaining to ... Read More »

BC election results won't be final until May 22

If the results hold, the Green party would hold the balance of power in the Legislature with its historic three-seat victory. "If the Greens with their three seats hold the balance of power, it will be very interesting to see what they do". Read More »

Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car Technology

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According to the report the deal was confirmed by both parties. Lyft is a ride-sharing company which is now located in San Francisco, California which operates in more than 300 cities in the US. Mike Demler, a senior analyst at the Linley Group, agrees. GM has believed enough in Lyft to make a sizable investment in Lyft . Lyft is not interested in developing its own technology for the self-driving vehicles. Read More »

Donald Trump forbids James Comey from leaking to media in veiled tweet

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Reuters White House Correspondent Jeff Mason first asked, "Did President Trump record his conversations with former FBI Director Comey?". Trump was furious over the FBI's growing Russian Federation investigation and began turning on Comey in March, when the lawman testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee that his agency was, in fact, probing the Trump campaign. Read More »

Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

Flynn in these circumstance raises serious questions of obstruction of justice", Durbin told reporters Tuesday night. Describe how the White House has been pushing back against that. election and any Moscow ties to Trump associates. Mr. Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the President's request soon after the February Oval Office meeting with Mr. Read More »

Trump to deliver speech on 'peaceful vision of Islam'

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McMaster said during a briefing at the White House. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told CNBC in March his government believed US infrastructure, in particular, was an attractive investment. I think Islam hates us. This impression is not surprising given that he had spent the election campaign promising a ban on Muslims' entry into the U.S. Read More »

The White House via CNN

Comey, according to the memo. News on Tuesday of Mr. Trump's request to Mr. Comey immediately renewed concerns from congressional Democrats that Mr. "We ought to ask if there are notes". The FBI director was keeping contemporaneous notes on his conversations with the president. As president, he has stressed the illegality of leaking classified information and suggested that those who do so should be punished. Read More »

China pressures South Korea on missile system

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President Donald Trump, who seeks to increase pressure on Pyongyang through further isolation and sanctions. "The reality is the majority of our people can not emotionally accept the comfort women agreement", Moon told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday. Read More »

Iran's VP withdraws from presidential race, backs Rouhani

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Es'haq Jahangiri, the Iranian first vice president and a candidate in the country's 12th presidential election, has dropped out of the race to back moderate President Hassan Rouhani. It was Khamenei who a year ago appointed Raisi, 56, to manage the Astan Quds Razavi, an Islamic charity that controls assets worth billions of dollars, as well as the Imam Reza shrine in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad. Read More »

Une clé de voûte [COMMENTAIRE — Édouard Philippe

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Saviez-vous que le nouveau chef du gouvernement est fan de Mohammed Ali, doué pour les imitations ou encore écrivain à ses heures? Selon le site d'informations Mediapart, Edouard Philippe aurait écopé d'une "appréciation" concernant sa déclaration de patrimoine, "une sorte d'admonestation". Read More »

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

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While it is deeply concerning that some 1,500 computers in the Health Service Executive are estimated to be running unsupported Windows XP software, it is perhaps not surprising that our underfunded health service should be in this position. Read More »

C lawmakers react to report Trump shared classified info

Yet there are no season finales to tie things together in the White House, and Trump's lapses of judgment will have real-life, global consequences. If you're claiming that Trump is a man of such good judgment that he would never share information inappropriately - that his own involvement in this disclosure is evidence of its appropriateness - you should remember that this is a man who leaked his own sexual infidelities to People magazine and who bragged about the size of his penis in a ... Read More »

Macron names Edouard Philippe as French PM

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As well as the political coup of poaching Philippe from the right, Macron is also siphoning off support from lawmakers on the left. Mr Juppe welcomed the move, wishing him good luck and telling reporters Mr Philippe has "all the qualities needed for this hard job". Read More »

More Americans want 'independent' investigation of Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Spicer simply reiterated that Trump had made his position clear. "He is a good guy". "I'm not going to spend time on the decision or the way it was executed". The 2007 affair was not Watergate, the more popular parallel invoked lately, but the lessons of that spring, after the Bush administration inexplicably fired more than eight of its own USA attorneys, are worth recalling. Read More »

Trump's Post-Comey Approval Numbers Are Grim

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Most have preferred instead a more cautious approach, calling for a special prosecutor to oversee the investigation into Trump officials' possible ties to Russian Federation. While Republican ownership of impeachment still achieves the first three political benefits discussed above-a more reliable and competent right-wing presidential rubber stamp, protection of the Republican brand, and a stronger incumbent for 2020-the last two outcomes would now favor Democrats. Read More »

New FBI director may be named before Friday, says Trump

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Russian Federation likely sees President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey as "another victory on the scoreboard for them". "Did the president ever say anything to the director of the FBI that would be construed as trying to impede the investigation? Journalists who interviewed President Obama would have been familiar with that". Read More »

The fallout from Trump's blabbing to the Russians

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The reason this is a big deal to the intelligence community sources they spoke to is because it risks jeopardizing a key tool in the fight against the Islamic State by tipping Russian Federation off to this information. "Reports that this information was provided by a USA ally and shared without its knowledge sends a troubling signal to America's allies and partners around the world and may impair their willingness to share intelligence with us in the future", McCain said Tuesday. Read More »

Israel was source of intel Trump shared with Russians

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Trump's tweets did not say whether he revealed classified information about the Islamic State, as published reports have said and as a USA official told The Associated Press. Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was sacked after he misled Vice President Mike Pence about conversations he had with Kisylak. Read More »

In Meeting With Comey, Trump Suggested Imprisoning Reporters Who Publish Classified Material

The sources quoted in NBC News' article asked for anonymity to be able to discuss internal administration conversations. See: White House announces trade deal with China to boost United States of America exports. Declining to comment on a Garland nomination, Schumer left open the possibility that Democrats might withdraw support for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director unless the Justice Department names a special prosecutor for the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Hamilton wins in Spain with Vettel second, Bottas and Raikkonen drop out

Hamilton eventually stopped at the end of lap 21, taking on the more durable medium rubber, and exited the pit lane almost eight seconds adrift of Vettel. "I've nothing to moan about". The Australian - who started sixth - was aided by retirements to Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen on the opening lap as well as a late engine failure for Valtteri Bottas. Read More »

6 updates on the worldwide ransomware attack

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Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said the situation could worsen on Monday when workers return to their offices after the weekend and log on. So it makes sense to assign some responsibility to the NSA - the attackers didn't come up with this security hole on their own, after all. Friday's attack might prompt companies to reassess the balance. Read More »

Trump Approves Supply of Weapons to Kurdish Forces

Turkey believes the Kurds in Syria are linked to a Turkish Kurdish group, known as the PKK, which the USA, the European Union and Turkey all consider a terrorist organization. What then will form the basis of improved relations with our at-times hard ally Turkey? "We can't allow this alliance to be taken over by policies against Turkey". Read More »

Comey declines to testify before Senate panel

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In an exclusive one-on-one with NBC's Lester Holt, President Trump explains why he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey, who was leading the agency's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump presidential campaign. Read More »

Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu , on the other hand, said in a statement that moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem would not harm the peace process, adding that he made his views in this regard clear during his previous meeting with the Trump administration. Read More »

Iran reformist drops out of election, supports Rouhani

The survey was conducted randomly among 6,089 people from 31 provinces. Rouhani disclosed that when he was member in the Supreme Council of the National Security, during the 2005 elections, he had "possessed Ghalibaf's file", adding that he, gallantly, stood against bids to disclose some of the private affairs of his electoral foe. Read More »