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Global Media Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'
Author: 0 Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

Nearly as soon as former FBI Director James Comey started his session with the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, he characterized the President and his White House as liars. "Comey lifted the veil on his motivations", said Tom Fitton, president of the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch. What Trump meant, and whether it was inappropriate or simply lack of knowledge about Federal Bureau of Investigation protocol, depended on which side of the nation's political divide committee ...

Global Media Brexit critic Emmanuel Macron poised for landslide in French MP elections
Author: 0 Brexit critic Emmanuel Macron poised for landslide in French MP elections

Centrist Emmanuel Macron was sworn in as the eighth president of the French Fifth Republic in a ceremony at the Elysee Palace here on Sunday. After five years of Socialist Party rule, in which former president Francois Hollande failed to meet his objectives of reducing unemployment and giving a boost to the flagging economy, the French were depressed and downbeat.

Global Media North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath'
Author: 0 North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath'

It would also ban any form of tourist travel by Americans. Warmbier's father Fred told reporters that his son was lured to North Korea, as other USA tourists have been, by tour groups run out of China. Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the USA president was in a "tough situation" at home and claimed he was toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis.

Global Media Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii
Author: 0 Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

Wednesday night's failure is in contrast with the first-ever intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) interception on May 30, when a Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) missile fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California successfully hit a target fired from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

Author: 0 Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake , whose state also expanded Medicaid , said he had not made up his mind on the bill . "It's going to be important to get the president's support to get us across the finish line", No. The CBO announced Thursday that it will release its score for the Senate measure early next week. Like the AHCA , it will surely result in millions of Americans losing their health insurance; the Congressional Budget Office will assess how bad that damage is next week.

Global Media Terror cops arrest man in London Bridge investigation raid
Author: 0 Terror cops arrest man in London Bridge investigation raid

Among the outlets taking part are restaurants around Borough Market, where attackers stabbed five people to death after mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge, killing three. The intended truck was smaller but similar to the one used in the Nice attack past year that killed 86 people and injured hundreds in the resort town in the south of France.

Global Media Chinese dog meat festival goes ahead in Yulin
Author: 0 Chinese dog meat festival goes ahead in Yulin

The resolution urges the Chinese government and Yulin authorities to ban the torture, killing, and eating of dogs as part of Yulin's festival and to enforce China's food safety laws. Their aim is our aim - we want to end the dog meat trade in China. It's not a popular event for animal rights activists. The scale of China's nationwide appetite for dog meat was highlighted by the rescue mission in Guangzhou.

Global Media MSCI to Add Chinese Mainland Shares to Emerging Markets
Author: 0 MSCI to Add Chinese Mainland Shares to Emerging Markets

Financial Services Commission Vice Chairman Jeong Eun-bo speaks at a policy meeting on how to cope with the MSCI's inclusion of 222 China A Large Cap shares to the benchmark emerging markets index Wednesday. Just months after the yuan was included in the International Monetary Fund's elite club of global reserve currencies, Beijing imposed capital controls to prevent it from falling, undermining China's quest to make its currency a global one.

Global Media Farmers torch truck while protesting alleged land acquisition by Govt.
Author: 0 Farmers torch truck while protesting alleged land acquisition by Govt.

To control the situation, 500 to 600 security personnel from Thane commissionerate have been deployed in the village, including local police, State Reserve police force, Riot Control Force and Quick Response Team. They clashed with police when they tried to disperse the unruly mob. The biggest of them was on the Thane-Badlapur highway, where they had blocked traffic.

Global Media President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami
Author: 0 President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami

Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with on topics of mutual interest. Frank Calzon, the president of the nonprofit Center for a Free Cuba, insisted the current policy is not working as they continue to strive for freedom and human rights for the people of a communist nation.

Global Media EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
Author: 0 EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

There may be sticking points with Brussels , such as the cut-off date for European Union citizens in Britain to retain rights under the bloc's free movement rules and European Union demands to preserve a panoply of rights in the future that may irk those keen to reduce immigrant numbers.

Global Media U.S. forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates
Author: 0 U.S. forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

The development comes as tensions rise in Syria with Russian Federation and Iran sending USA warnings. The Russian Defense Ministry said: "Repeated combat actions by us aviation under the cover of counter-terrorism against lawful armed forces of a country that is a member of the United Nations are a massive violation of global law and de facto a military aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic".

Global Media Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed
Author: 0 Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

At the first formal Brexit negotiations on Monday, Britain accepted the EU's timetable that the exit bill, citizens' rights and the Northern Ireland border be settled before its request for a free trade deal be considered. The conservative intends to explain to her counterparts how her country "proposes to protect the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK", but also how it intends to "ensure that the rights of British citizens living in Europe are protected".

Author: 0 Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion arrested for DUI

KHON cites police sources that say Guion was pulled over Wednesday at 4 a.m.in Waikiki. Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has found trouble behind the wheel of a vehicle again. In 2015, the National Football League suspended him for three games following a marijuana possession arrest. He has 8.5 career sacks, but hasn't recorded a sack since the 2014 season.

Global Media Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Author: 0 Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Government officials from DHS and FBI Wednesday also said for the first time there were "election-related systems in 21 states that were targeted" by Russian hackers during the 2016 presidential election. The agencies also concluded that the efforts were meant to help Trump get elected, at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's expense. But Johnson tells the House Intelligence committee that he doesn't know whether the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails ...

Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

Paul, speaking only for himself, said the bill did not repeal enough of Obamacare, pointing to core elements of the GOP bill such as its tax credits and stabilization fund as "new entitlements". But it would be more gradual than the House bill, which cuts off the extra funds for new Medicaid beneficiaries in 2020. That's a fundamental change; now the program is "open-ended", meaning funding increases as need increases.

Author: 0 Belgian PM: Brexit Talks to Reveal Possible Extent of EU-UK Cooperation

Britain is resisting EU proposals for the European Court of Justice to retain powers to adjudicate on the provision of these rights to EU citizens in the United Kingdom after Brexit . May seemed keen to calm the mood with the continentals after weeks of sniping during her election campaign , stressing that London wanted a "special and deep partnership" with its friends and allies in Europe.

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