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Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

Trump cited memos from both men in the letter of termination he sent to Comey on Tuesday , in which he wrote , "I have accepted their recommendations and you are hereby terminated". That explains why he went into great detail with Holt about what he said were the three times he asked Comey if he was under investigation, despite the appalling appearance of conflict and potential intimidation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

Among those at the protest were Richard Spencer, a while nationalist who popularized the phrase "alt-right" and is a leading figure in a fringe movement that has been described as a mix of racism, white nationalism and populism. Either way, as mayor of this city, I want everyone to know we reject this intimidation". A group that included a well-known white nationalist carried torches and chanted "you will not replace us" at a weekend protest in Virginia over plans to remove a monument of a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump campaign releases 'First 100 Days' ad

Trump campaign releases 'First 100 Days' ad

In the time frame, President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court was confirmed by the Senate. Some of the animosity stemmed from United States media evaluating Trump's 100-day record as meager and mixed. Brendan Fischer, CLC's director of federal programs, added that Pentagon rules "appear to prohibit McMaster from appearing in Trump's campaign ad [in uniform], assuming he is still on active duty". Consulte Mais Informação

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British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of huge cyberattack

Some Italian universities were hit. Britain's nuclear deterrent is protected from cyber attacks which wreaked havoc across the NHS, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said. 'At this stage we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed'. The Barts Health group, which manages major central London hospitals including The Royal London and St Bartholomew's, said it had activated a major incident plan and had canceled routine appointments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Betsy DeVos Booed Throughout Her Commencement Address At Bethune-Cookman

Betsy DeVos Booed Throughout Her Commencement Address At Bethune-Cookman

DeVos has spent the last few weeks touring schools across America and as recently as Sunday she expressed support for historically black colleges and universities. Some students agreed, saying the school needs help from anyone offering it, no matter their party affiliation. Nonetheless, the president of the university ignored the complaints and defended the commencement speaker selection by highlighting DeVos' philanthropy work and (supposed) dedication to education. Consulte Mais Informação

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China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Sharif, Sri Lankan Premier Ranil Wickramasinge, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were among the world leaders who attended the meeting inaugurated by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Despite espousing extensive infrastructure investment across Asia, Europe and beyond, China's initiative has struggled to generate much traction from major Western economies despite an aggressive diplomatic effort and promotion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump asked James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him

Trump asked James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him

Trump pressed Comey on whether it would be "honest loyalty". "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" he wrote on Twitter. Later Friday, a spokeswoman for committee chairman Richard Burr (R., N.C.) said Mr. Comey would not testify on Tuesday, as requested. The former official, like many current and former FBI officials interviewed by NBC News, said the bureau was reeling from the Comey firing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Texas Southern Tells Senator 'No Thanks' to Planned Commencement Speech

Texas Southern Tells Senator 'No Thanks' to Planned Commencement Speech

John Cornyn, an attorney and a NY appeals court judge will be interviewed in the first wave of a search to replace fired agency director James Comey, multiple sources told NBC News on Friday. This was echoed by Mike Pence, who said Trump was acting on the Department of Justice recommendations. Rebecca Treviño, who is graduating with a degree in social work, said she and a group of others from her social work classes made a decision to start the petition to raise awareness about Cornyn's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple acquires AI firm Lattice Data for $200mn

Apple acquires AI firm Lattice Data for $200mn

Lattice was born out of the Stanford research project DeepDive, a programming and execution framework for statistical inference, which allows engineers to solve data cleaning, extraction, and integration problems jointly. It's unclear who Lattice has been working with, or how Apple would intend to use the technology. However, accordign to a source, Lattice had been "talking to other tech companies about enhancing their AI assistants", including Amazon's Alexa and Samsung's Bixby, and had ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinian President expresses deep appreciation for President Trump after meeting

PA President Mahmoud Abbas's senior foreign policy adviser, Nabil Shaath, reportedly referred to the US request as "absurd" during an interview with Israel Radio. Mr Netanyahu has said he is willing to meet Mr Abbas. He did express hope however that there is potential to create change and seek real peace. "We are not going to continue financing the Hamas coup in Gaza", he told the Voice of Palestine radio station. Consulte Mais Informação

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Global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack seeks cash for data

This ransomware spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of server message block (SMB) in Windows systems. Across the U.S. federal government, about 90 per cent of all spending on cyber programs is dedicated to offensive efforts, including penetrating the computer systems of adversaries, listening to communications and developing the means to disable or degrade infrastructure, senior intelligence officials told Reuters in March. Consulte Mais Informação

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Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

With opinion polls showing honesty is among the top qualities desired in a president by French voters fed up with such scandals, Macron's choice of clothing also seemed to send a signal that he would be different from his predecessors. Macron's direct predecessor Francois Hollande , a self-styled "Normal President", meanwhile came under fire for paying almost 10,000 euros a month to his hairdresser. Consulte Mais Informação

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