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Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller

Responding to comments Monday from Christopher Ruddy , the chief executive of Newsmax Media and a friend of Trump , Rosenstein told the Senate Appropriations Committee that if the president ordered him to fire the special counsel handling the Russian Federation investigation, he would comply only if the request were "lawful and appropriate". [Full Article...]

Cutting health care is putting lives at risk

They are anxious about what the Republican plan would mean to them. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., spoke out in opposition to the draft Thursday, saying it was a slightly better version of the House-passed ACHA but still will make health care unaffordable for North Dakotans and Americans in general. [Full Article...]

Portugal declares three-day national mourning for victims of deadly forest fires

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa says in a televised address to the nation that "it is a time of pain but also. a time to carry on the fight" against the flames. She pointed out that a government forest fire prevention report 10 years ago was deemed to be too ambitious and many of its recommendations ignored. At least four other significant wildfires affected different areas of the country ye... [Full Article...]

Seven must-read stories this World Refugee Day

Of the 65.6 million people forcibly displaced globally, 10.3 million became displaced previous year, about two-thirds of them (6.9 million) fleeing within their own countries. Colombia has the second-highest displaced population with 7.7 million and Afghanistan has the third-highest displaced population with 4.7 million, the UNHCR said. [Full Article...]

Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty' Asked if he would testify under oath to Mueller, Trump said he'd be "glad" to tell him what he just told the press about Comey. He said he was reacting to Trump's cryptic tweet saying Comey better hope there are no tapes of their disputed conversations about the Russian Federation investigation into election-season hacking. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win

Emmanuel Macron's party set for big French election win The Socialist Party that held power in the last legislature looked likely so see their 314 seats reduced to as few as 20, according to pollsters' projections. To win in the first round, candidates had to gain at least 50% of the vote. His fledgling Republic on the Move! - contesting its first-ever election and fielding many candidates with no political experience at all - was on course to delive... [Full Article...]

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath' It would also ban any form of tourist travel by Americans. "In regards to the president's view of North Korea, I believe he represents the American people's view of North Korea right now", Mattis said of Mr. JTA reported last week, before his death, that Warmbier became active at the University of Virginia campus Hillel following a 2014 Birthright trip to Israel. [Full Article...]

US Fails to Shoot Down Ballistic Missile in Test

US Fails to Shoot Down Ballistic Missile in Test The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, working with Japan in a joint test of a "new, developmental" intercept missile, failed to hit a missile fired from Hawaii Wednesday night. This was the fourth flight test using an SM-3 missile, and the second intercept test. In addition to its relevance in Asia against a North Korean ballistic missile threat, the SM-3 Block IIA missile will feature prominently ... [Full Article...]

Tesla Music Streaming Service Reportedly In Development

Tesla Music Streaming Service Reportedly In Development The all-electric vehicle company created special software and chargers, despite already existing options. Before Thursday, it was already clear that Tesla CEO Elon Musk was considering a unique music browsing experience for its vehicles. [Full Article...]

Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill

Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill The four dissenters have said however they would not be opposed to voting for the bill once changes are made. Once the score is released , the Senate parliamentarian will begin working with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , as well as Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , to determine whether the legislation complies with the rules of reconciliation, which would allow it to pass with a simple maj... [Full Article...]

Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters A statement by NATO-led forces said seven US soldiers and one Afghan soldier were wounded when an Afghan army soldier opened fire at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-e Sharif. "It would enable Afghan farmers quick and direct access to the Indian markets for their perishable produce", said Deepak Mittal, Joint Secretary, (PAI-Pakistan, Afghanistan , India) in the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Parish workers, volunteers and residents throughout Louisiana's coastal parishes spent much of Wednesday stacking sandbags, piling rocks and making other preparations for the bands of rain and storm surge coming from Tropical Storm Cindy . [Full Article...]

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he hoped leaders of the 27 other nations would match her "generous" proposals with similar offers to the one million British expats on the continent. "We must lift the uncertainty caused by Brexit", said Barnier. Populist, Euroskeptic politicians in Austria, the Netherlands and France failed to make the headway they had hoped for in recent elections, while ... [Full Article...]

Thanks To Apple, Supplier Imagination Technologies Has Put Itself On Sale

Thanks To Apple, Supplier Imagination Technologies Has Put Itself On Sale The U.K. company, which relies on the iPhone maker for about 50 percent of its sales , on April 3 issued a statement revealing Apple will stop using its intellectual property in new products. This has prompted Imagination to threaten Apple with lawsuits over the allegedly inevitable IP infringement, which probably only reinforced Apple's decision to drop Imagination's GPUs. [Full Article...]

London attack: Police release photos of fake explosive belts

Ho said he couldn't attack them as one of them might detonate what he believed was a genuine suicide belt and kill them all. He is in custody at a Berkshire police station in Berkshire and is detained under the Terrorism Act. One week on from the atrocity, revellers returned to the Borough Market area on Saturday night in a show of defiance, although the market is expected to remain closed i... [Full Article...]

Yulin dog meat festival opens despite reports of ban

Yulin dog meat festival opens despite reports of ban On June 15, the day that the ban was allegedly supposed to take effect, local officials told Mandarin-language media that they would not be banning the festival. Some argue that foreigners are interfering with local traditions. In Chinese culture, eating dogs is considered beneficial during the hot summer months. [Full Article...]

MSCI forces investors to rethink China

MSCI forces investors to rethink China Chinese stocks had been knocked back for inclusion by MSCI for three years running and the decision had been widely expected - though that didn't stop Chinese shares gaining. Essentially, they are holding out a carrot to the Chinese regulators. But Hirn stressed that MSCI's decision to include Chinese shares confirmed "gravitational importance of China A-shares". [Full Article...]

Trump set to roll back Obama policy on Cuba

Trump set to roll back Obama policy on Cuba Dozens of USA businesses and agricultural interests are operating in Cuba or want to, potentially worth billions of dollars a year. What was the Obama thaw with Cuba? Trump is expected to tighten travel restrictions and make moves to put pressure on the Castro regime. [Full Article...]

Farmers protest violently against alleged land acquisition by Govt.

Farmers protest violently against alleged land acquisition by Govt. However, the protest turned violent as the farmers started agitating simultaneously at several places near Nevali, located about 50 kms away from Mumbai . The fact that there was a police conference on Thursday meant that several policemen had to report to the Thane police head office, leading to fewer men on the spot, said an officer. [Full Article...]

Honda halts Japan plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda halts Japan plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network Honda Motor has suspended this week an operation of its plant in Japan the day after WannaCry virus was discovered, according to Reuters . WannaCry managed to infiltrate its systems in several different regions, including Japan, North America, Europe, China, and other places. [Full Article...]


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