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Author: 0 MARK CUBAN: Here's the bigger issue with Trump's firing of James Comey

Bill Clinton's meeting with Lynch, at which Trump believes the email case was discussed, was unethical and illegal. How about with three tries? Trump lives in a different world than the rest of us, a parallel universe actually. The removal of Mr Comey, who was leading an inquiry into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, sent shockwaves through Washington .

Global Media Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling
Author: 0 Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

The case went to Landry after East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III recused himself last summer because of a working relationship with the parents of Blaine Salamoni, one of the officers involved in the shooting. Stewart said this shows Salamoni instigated the situation. One example of a possible state criminal charge is manslaughter. "Our office will not comment until that time", Landry wrote.

Global Media Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Engagements
Author: 0 Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Engagements

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme was founded by Prince Philip in 1956 to encourage the development of young people through experiences and achievements, and since it started, over five million have taken part. That may be true: Official figures indicate he has made more than 22,000 solo royal appearances and thousands more at the Queen's side. The Queen's public schedule will continue as normal but it is understood other members of the royal family will "step up" in support of ...

Author: 0 Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid

Hasib was believed to have been behind a series of major attacks in the region, including one on a Kabul military hospital on March 8 that left more than 30 dead, Reuters reported . Situated in the eastern province of Nangarhar, the station was "spreading the group's extremist messages and issuing threats" to the locals and government workers, Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon Takes Presidency of Divided Country Amid North Korea Tensions

Moon, whose victory capped one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history, assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the National Election Commission finished counting and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ousting of conservative Park Geun-hye.

Global Media Prioritising Europa League not a gamble, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Prioritising Europa League not a gamble, says Mourinho

I've tried to help the team on the pitch and off the pitch. Celta Vigo will draw inspiration from Athletic Bilbao's 2012 victory over Manchester United when they face Jose Mourinho's side in the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday, says coach Eduardo Berizzo.

Author: 0 USA made mistake pledging arms delivery to Syrian Kurds - Turkey

During a visit to Montenegro on Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said there was no difference between the Syrian Kurdish fighters and the outlawed Kurdish rebels fighting Turkey . "It is not always tidy, but we work out the issues", he said. After the town of Sinjar was liberated from Daesh (ISIS/ISIL), the Sinjar Resistance Forces, which are part of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK ), retained their presence in the city and suburbs, where they established a ...

Global Media Polish singer moves on to Eurovision final
Author: 0 Polish singer moves on to Eurovision final

The spectacular show was broadcast live from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv. Then it's time for the Grand Final, on Saturday, where the victor of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be revealed. The worst Eurovision Song Contest outfits of all time in pictures for you to feast your eyes on. The final outcome was decided through a combination of scores received from national expert juries and televoting.

Global Media Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins
Author: 0 Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins

The agreement said four de-escalation zones would be established in Syria for a period of six months, which could be extended if the three signatory countries agreed. Reuters quotes opposition delegates to the Kazakhstan talks denouncing the safe zone proposal as an attempt to divide Syria, in addition to their strenuous objections to Iran's participation.

Author: 0 Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court covering Plains states

Conservative allies of the Trump administration say White House officials have worked diligently since Trump's inauguration in January to comb through suggested nominees, vet them and prepare them for nomination. Schiff of California will serve as a Judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. "These 10 individuals that the president has chosen were chosen for their deep knowledge of the law and their commitment to upholding constitutional principles", he added.

Author: 0 Moon vows to urgently address North Korea

Xi officially invited Moon to visit Beijing, Yoon added. In a 40-minute conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, the two agreed denuclearising Pyongyang was a "common goal" between them, Moon's office said. Moon said at his inauguration Wednesday he is prepared to lead a major global diplomatic effort to find a peaceful resolution to the tense security situation.

Global Media Trump order relaxes rule on churches' political activity
Author: 0 Trump order relaxes rule on churches' political activity

The American Civil Liberties Union plans to challenge the order in court, saying the president is "using religion as a wedge to further divide the country and permit discrimination". They also argue that Trump does not have the power to overturn the law. "We will not allow people of faith to be targeted, bullied or silenced anymore", Trump said.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

She opposes another independence referendum , arguing the time is not right after Britain voted to leave the European Union a year ago. The full results of last week's council elections have been published by the Electoral Management Board for Scotland .

Author: 0 Jakarta governor Ahok found guilty of blasphemy, jailed for two years

Hard-line Islamic groups have attracted hundreds of thousands to anti-Ahok protests in Jakarta , shaking the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and undermining Indonesia's reputation for practicing a moderate form of Islam. The guilty verdict comes amid concern about the emerging influence of Islamist groups, who held mass demonstrations during a tumultuous election campaign that ended with Ahok losing his bid for another term as governor.

Global Media Woman killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir
Author: 0 Woman killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir

Pakistan and India maintain a 2003 ceasefire agreement across the LoC, but both sides frequently violate it, usually blaming the other for instigating hostilities. The heavily militarised LoC has seen numerous incidents of ceasefire violation by the two nuclear-armed neighbours. However, this is not the first time Pakistan has summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner over alleged "unprovoked" firing by Indian troops.

Global Media Eurovision: Could the UK's Lucie Jones be in with a chance?
Author: 0 Eurovision: Could the UK's Lucie Jones be in with a chance?

It is the first competition since the European Union referendum but Jones said she is "not thinking about Brexit". Though he skims past the detail for the sake of good manners, Clarke admits that some preliminary conversations with potential Eurovision artists for 2017 stalled because of concern that Im's second-place score was hard to top.

Global Media Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes
Author: 0 Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

A USA military assessment found the main part of the missile landed approximately 35 kilometres (22 miles) from Pukchang airfield, a U.S. official told CNN. The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea's most recent ballistic missile test. But a pre-emptive attack isn't likely, US officials have said, and the administration is pursuing a strategy of putting pressure on Pyongyang with assistance from China, North Korea's main trading partner and the country's ...

Author: 0 Korea's next leader will engage North, reconsider THAAD

This forgoes the usual two-month transition because the vote was a by-election to choose a successor to ousted President Park Geun-hye, whose term was to originally end in February 2018. And even though as candidate Moon expressed reservations about the missile defense system the USA has given to Seoul-the so called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD-his camp has signaled that if the Americans got it up and running before the election, the new government would leave it in place.

Author: 0 Trump Marks Tough First 100 Days, Facing Humbling Realities

Multicurrency cash settlement system operator CLS has a unique overarching view of the Forex market, and has put out an interesting review of US President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office (a milestone which passed quietly this weekend) and the effect the new administration has had on the currency markets .

Global Media Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
Author: 0 Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

President Trump abruptly announced Tuesday evening that he was firing FBI Director James Comey over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation - an investigation Trump repeatedly praised. Indeed, Trump brought up the probe in his letter to Comey: "While I appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation", he agreed with DOJ's judgment that "you are not able to effectively lead the bureau".