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'Mr. Putin Is a Slow Learner.' Mattis Blasts Russia Aggression, Meddling

'Mr. Putin Is a Slow Learner.' Mattis Blasts Russia Aggression, Meddling

Trump himself is at the centre of a probe into whether his 2016 presidential campaign conspired with Russian operatives to tilt the election in his favour. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said the Ukraine events were the only reason Trump canceled his planned formal meeting with Putin in Argentina, not developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lawyers Spar over House Subpoena for Ex-FBI Director Comey

Lawyers Spar over House Subpoena for Ex-FBI Director Comey

Comey will answer questions about his handling of the FBI's investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the agency's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 general election. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pledged to provide Comey with a full transcript within 24 hours of his testimony, and he will be permitted to "make any or all of that transcript public", Comey's lawyer David Kelley told Reuters in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bid to topple Theresa May if Brexit deal rejected

Bid to topple Theresa May if Brexit deal rejected

The Prime Minister said the summit had been "productive", with "friends and partners making clear that they are keen to sign and implement ambitious free trade agreements with us as soon as possible". "That's my view as a former worldwide lawyer, but it is consistent if not identical with all of the formal advice I received". Theresa May has been warned by Japan's Prime Minister to avoid a no-deal Brexit amid warnings from the country's vehicle manufacturers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Michael Cohen begs federal judge for mercy after guilty plea

Michael Cohen begs federal judge for mercy after guilty plea

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders on Friday called the collusion investigation the "Russian witch hunt hoax", adding: "Unfortunately, it probably does undermine our relationship with Russia". "To the contrary, he expects to cooperate further", the memo states. Besides his cooperation with Mr Mueller's probe into possible Russian collusion in the 2016 election, Mr Cohen has also provided the NY state attorney general's office with documents "concerning a separate open inquiry", the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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George H.W. Bush to lie in state at the Capitol

George H.W. Bush to lie in state at the Capitol

The White House said Saturday President Donald Trump would declare December 5th a national day of mourning for the country's 41st president. Trump and the Bush family have had a thorny relationship, including Trump's treatment of former Florida governor Jeb Bush - once seen as a natural front-runner for the Republican nomination - during the 2016 primaries. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senior Afghan Taliban commander killed in air strike

Senior Afghan Taliban commander killed in air strike

The Taliban said his death was a "major loss" but it would not deter them in their efforts to take back control of Afghanistan . One of the Taliban's most senior commanders has been killed in a USA airstrike in Afghanistan. Although contacts have started between USA special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban representatives, there has been no let up in the fighting, with both sides aiming to build a favorable position in advance of any peace talks. Consulte Mais Informação

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63 arrested in clashes with police in Paris

Some of the protestors caused controversy for spraypainting graffiti on the Arc de Triomphe itself, with some calling it evidence that those behind it were likely far-left extremists with some of the graffiti stating "the ultra-right will lose" and "Justice for Adama" - a reference to the 2016 death of Adama Traoré , who activists claim was murdered by a Gendarmes officer. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan devalues rupee for 5th time amid International Monetary Fund talks

Pakistan devalues rupee for 5th time amid International Monetary Fund talks

It opened at a high of 142 rupees in the morning and then devalued by 2 rupees to 144 rupees. But traders are growing concerned that neither Khan nor his Finance Minister Asad Umar laid out a comprehensive plan to address the country's economic woes more than a week after negotiations with the International Monetary Fund ended without a much-needed bailout agreement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israeli PM Netanyahu should be charged with bribery

Israeli PM Netanyahu should be charged with bribery

The case involved suspicions that Netanyahu intervened with regulators to help Bezeq and in exchange Elovitch ordered the Walla News website to provide favorable coverage of the Israeli premier and his wife. It alleged that Netanyahu sought to interfere with content of Bezeq's Walla website "in a way that would benefit him". Mr Elovitch has so far made no public comments on the issue. Consulte Mais Informação

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May faces more Brexit woes after United Kingdom minister quits

May faces more Brexit woes after United Kingdom minister quits

Last night he warned that British researchers involved with other European Union "big science" programmes would face similar problems. "I will be talking with Members of Parliament obviously and explaining to them why I believe this is a good deal for the United Kingdom, why it is a deal that delivers on Brexit but it is also a deal that protects jobs and the economy, and why passing this deal in the vote that takes place in the House of the Commons will take us to certainty for the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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