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Nebraska welcomes trade deal to feed China's taste for beef

With just one more round of technical consultations between the US and China , American beef will once again be China-bound. "After being locked out of the...


White House: Trump staffer's Western Wall comment does not reflect administration policy

Such a move would implicitly recognise the disputed holy city as the capital of Israel and be likely to end the prospects of a peace deal with the Palestinians...


Trinamool wins four, GJM three civic bodies in Bengal

The Jan Andolan Party of Harka Bahadur Chetri, a former GJM leader, managed to win only two seats in Kalimpong. The results of the municipal elections also po...


Donald Trump just proved he's incapable of detecting fake news

Donald Trump, the president who cries "fake news!" nearly daily, recently fell victim to a doctored cover of Time Magazine . given to him by a member of his ve...


French President-Elect to Take Over on Sunday

After Sunday's handover, Macron will name an interim team to run day-to-day affairs pending the outcome of the legislative elections which take place in two rou...


Judiciary panel expects to ask Comey to testify

On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that Comey had written notes about a conversation with Trump where the president urged him to drop the FBI investigation...


Macron win boosts hopes of turn in populist tide

Getting his party members elected will require Macron's party to transform into an organization that stretches across the country - something his rivals will po...


Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof

Andrew Wilkinson, advanced education minister in Clark's government, said B.C. may not get definitive results until the end of the month, when he said absentee ...


Trump asked Comey to 'close Flynn probe'

It is not enough to show that a defendant knew the act would have a side effect of impeding an investigation; achieving that obstruction has to have been the sp...


Base rate held as policymakers rein in growth forecast

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has held the base rate at 0.25% and warned economic growth this year could be weaker than previously expec...


Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'

It seems as though the flood of information over the past 10 days has been pushing us to a point that we haven't yet reached, forcing an explicit choice between...


Cyber attack shuts down Aussie businesses

National Security Agency, which was leaked online in April. People with diabetes who have blood tests or other appointments with their GP are urged to atten...


Trump Urges Erdogan to Immediately Release Imprisoned American Pastor

The Washington Post notes Erdogan is staying at Blair House, across from the White House, during his visit. In his statement, Mr Erdogan congratulated M ...


Comey row: US Congress demands ex-FBI chief's memos

Meanwhile, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, says he is confident Congress will acquire the Comey memo and that he will come back and testify before lawmakers on ...


FBI chief's ouster boomerangs on Trump

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation", a U.S. official said on condition of anonymity. "The reason I doubt this as it's being reported is, Direct...


Fallout over Comey memo, Trump's intel disclosures persists

USA national security advisor Lieutenant-General HR McMaster asserted that Trump's sharing of information with Russian Federation did not risk national security...


Pakistan Not Allowed To Play Kulbhushan Jadhav 'Confession' Video At UN Court

The International Court of Justice or ICJ today denied permission to Pakistan to play a purported "confessional" video of retired Indian Navy officer Kulbhusha...


Britain's Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Duties

The statement indicated Philip will carry out previously scheduled engagements between now and August. The royal palace states that Queen Elizabeth II, supporte...


May confirms UK will continue to share intel

Trump, whose administration has been dogged by allegations that Russia helped him win the White House and that he and his allies are too cozy with Moscow, has d...


Macron delays naming ministers to check taxes

France's youngest ever president has already attracted dozens of Socialist MPs to his side as he seeks to create a new centrist force in French politics that wi...


North Korea Conducted Missiles Test -- Here's Why You Should Care

USA officials had yet to react to the North's claim, but Japan said , regardless, the new test showed "some progress" in the isolated country's missile program...


Comey firing haunts Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Congress must gather all relevant information before "rushing to judgment" on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James...


Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

CST". "We are talking about a president who fired an Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was investigating the president for his connections to Russi...


WannaCry Ransomware: Know How To Protect Yourself From The Unexpected Attack

Hundreds of countries have been affected by ransomware attacks that were widely reported on Friday. The virus has so far infected almost 200,000 computers wor...


South Korea says communication link with Pyongyang must reopen

Moon's envoy to the United States , South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, left for Washington on Wednesday. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki ...


Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

Kislyak, whose communications and movements had been under US intelligence surveillance, knew that Flynn had lied. "He's not. He's a show boater", Trump said ....


More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

ICE Enforcement and Removal Operation officers are making more than 400 arrests per day now that they are no longer shackled by restrictions under the Obama adm...


Forum: Beneath the Macron landslide, a disenchanted and divided France

Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio yesterday. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen made the May 7 presidential...


US President Donald Trump did not threaten James Comey: White House

In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt, Trump said, "When I made a decision to [fire Comey], I said to myself, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trum...


One person dead following collision northwest of Guelph

The 74-year-old male driver of the minivan and the 69-year-old passenger, Brenda Jones of West Grey Township, were rushed to local hospital where Jones was pron...


Boris Johnson confronted by Sikh woman after 'whisky in temple' gaffe

A source said that he pointed out in India billions of whisky is consumed each year but there is a 120 per cent duty on imports of scotch whisky. "Wouldn't it...


Memo: President Trump Asked FBI Director To Drop Flynn Investigation

If Chafettz manages to get his hands on the Comey memos and the committee discovers incriminating evidence proving that Trump did, in fact, try to influence FBI...


US lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

This source predicted it's likely that there are other memos to come. Comey's memos could be valuable in any obstruction investigation. "If these reports ar...


Russia claims it has transcript of Trump-Lavrov meeting

Speaking to Russian news agencies on Wednesday Yuri Ushakov, a Putin aide, earlier would not comment the contents of last week's talks among Trump, Lavrov and...


White House Denies Reports Trump Asked Comey To Drop Flynn Probe

The intervention by Putin could turn up the pressure on the White House to provide its own transcript of the meeting. It was, perhaps, even more remarkable that...