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Author: 0 'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

When asked about the possibility of Trump obstructing justice, Schiff questioned whether someone can prove obstruction based on the president's own words, "when when we don't know whether we can believe this president". Warner also said he hopes to have Comey testify in a public hearing before his committee. But despite the president not seeing strong support for his decision among the electorate, the NBC/WSJ poll shows his approval rating has not yet suffered in the wake of Comey's ...

Author: 0 Iran's Radical Faction Consolidates Power In Bid To Retake The Presidency

While he will probably not gather enough votes to win this election, he could be the conservative frontrunner in four years' time, and a possible candidate to succeed Khamenei. Raisi's popularity has risen steadily in recent weeks and Qalibaf's move should give him a last-minute boost against Rouhani, who has eased Iran's global isolation though failed to spur a sluggish economy.

Global Media White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes
Author: 0 White House Dodges Questions About Possible Comey Tapes

Trump slipped away to his private golf course in Virginia, where aides said he planned to make calls, have lunch and perhaps hit a few golf balls. Trump has said a decision could come before he leaves Friday for the Mideast and Europe, his first overseas trip as president.

Author: 0 China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

A communique is expected to be published on Monday at the end of the forum, at which China is seeking support for a new "Silk Road": a trade and infrastructure project linking China with countries in Central and Southeast Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Author: 0 Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

On the other hand, the Ministry of Defense stepped forward and claimed that its submarines were not vulnerable to the attack, even if they use Microsoft Windows as their operative system, which was the designated target of the "WannaCry" ransomware .

Global Media Will deal with only triple talaq due to paucity of time
Author: 0 Will deal with only triple talaq due to paucity of time

The important matter related to a particular community will be urged today by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi. "Marriage and divorce are part of personal laws and are religious ceremonies". The Supreme Court said last week that it would first examine whether the Islamic divorce practice "is fundamental to religion" and whether it falls in the category of enforceable fundamental rights.

Author: 0 Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

Trump did not specifically mention Comey or other political disputes that have marked his first four months in office, but made repeated general references to his maverick campaign and presidency. Falwell became a key surrogate and validator for the thrice-married Trump during the campaign, frequently travelling with Trump on the candidate's plane and appearing at events.

Global Media Trump White House returns to crisis mode
Author: 0 Trump White House returns to crisis mode

According to the Post , Trump described details to Lavrov and Kislyak about how ISIS hopes to use laptop computers as bombs on planes. The Post report says Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, during a meeting at the White House last week.

Global Media China Jan-April property investment rises 9.3 pct y/y
Author: 0 China Jan-April property investment rises 9.3 pct y/y

Factory output was up 6.5 per cent last month from a year earlier, down from the 7.6 per cent rise in March, and fixed-asset investment rose 8.9 per cent in the first four months of the year, off the 9.2 per cent pace in January to March. China's liquidity conditions have also been tightened in the past few weeks, driven mainly by fortified regulatory efforts at financial deleveraging since late March.

Author: 0 Police warn: If you're hit by cyberattack, don't pay the ransom

French police said there were "more than 75,000 victims" around the globe, but cautioned that the number could increase "significantly". But UK hospitals, Chinese universities and global firms like Fedex also reported they had come under assault.

Author: 0 'The NHS cyber-attack is a wake up call', says security specialist

In response , Microsoft released a critical security update on Friday for users operating outdated Windows' systems, such as Windows XP, Server 2003 and Windows 8. The revelation came as experts said they are working round-the-clock to restore the IT systems of NHS after they were hit by a large-scale cyber-hack by an worldwide criminal gang that wreaked havoc around the world including India .

Global Media North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke
Author: 0 North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

The series of launches has raised global alarms as the North has warned of firing an intercontinental ballistic missile which could be capable of reaching the Unites States, or of conducting a sixth nuclear test despite pressure from the worldwide community to refrain from doing so.

Author: 0 Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

The UN Security Council said on Sunday it will hold urgent consultations about North Korea's latest ballistic missile test at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea. "I want to confirm that we are categorically against the expansion of the club of nuclear powers, including with the Korean Peninsula and North Korea", said Putin, who said any such move would be "harmful and risky".

Author: 0 China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalization

Xi pledged 100 billion yuan ($14.5bn) to China's Silk Road Fund, 380 billion yuan in loans from two policy banks (the China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China), as well as 60 billion yuan in aid to developing countries global bodies that are part of the Belt and Road project.

Author: 0 Detective's testimony, emotional video highlights first week of Shelby trial

Shelby said during the encounter, she thought about her training, and how she had been instructed not to let a suspect extend their arm if they're reaching into their auto, because they could potentially grab a gun. "Crutcher's death is his fault". Prosecutors have said there was no reason for Shelby to fire on a man who was walking away from her. Shelby testified that she suspected Crutcher was on PCP, that she could smell it.

Global Media US envoy: Fight to retake Mosul in 'final stages'
Author: 0 US envoy: Fight to retake Mosul in 'final stages'

Iraqi forces have stormed four neighborhoods in the city of Mosul on Monday, killing about 173 ISIS militants including one high-rank leader. Gen. Six months into the Iraqi offensive to oust terrorists from Mosul , UNHCR remains concerned about the continuing massive displacement. According to OCHA, about 30,000 civilians have returned to their homes in western Mosul since the end of April - meaning that the number of internally displaced people from western Mosul stands at 403,490 ...

Global Media Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic
Author: 0 Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

CAR Prime Minister Simplice Sarandji also condemned the attacks and vowed to bring those responsible to justice. The latest attack comes less than a week after Moroccan and Cambodian peacekeepers were ambushed on the Rafai-Bangassou road, 220 km south-east of the town of Bria, in vehicle.

Global Media Karoubi to vote for Rouhani in Iran's presidential election
Author: 0 Karoubi to vote for Rouhani in Iran's presidential election

In the last election in 2013, the former Revolutionary Guards commander and police chief came a distant second to Mr Rouhani with 16.5% of the vote. Mansoura Arfanian, an activist in the campaign of the conservative Ebrahim Raisi , told KUNA that the campaign has intensified publicity to lure more young citizens of diverse intellectual tendencies.