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Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Flynn stepped down after The Washington Post reported on the contents of the call. At the time , the White House distributed the memo written by Rosenstein, which was dated May 9. This is the first report of a person now working in the White House being included in the federal probe. U.S. stocks immediately pared gains after the reports but still closed higher for a second straight day. Consulte Mais Informação

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Eurovision victor arrives home to Portugal

Eurovision victor arrives home to Portugal

Salvador Sobral from Portugal, top center, and Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria, bottom right, react during the voting stage of the Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 13, 2017 . In a news report earlier this afternoon on RTP, the national broadcaster confirmed that the Portuguese capital of Lisbon will indeed host the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, revealing that 'it is certain that Lisbon will receive the edition for 2018′. Consulte Mais Informação

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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

The sanctions punished the justices by freezing their assets held in USA jurisdictions. Clashes have erupted across the country during protests in anger at Maduro's handling of an economic and political crisis . "This announcement should be encouraging to the people of Venezuela that they are not alone". "America stands with all of the people in our great hemisphere yearning to breathe free". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Campaign Had At Least 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians

Let's assume, for the sake of argument, that Mr. Trump is correct and there is nothing to the suspicions that members of his campaign collaborated with the Russians. Rosenstein's memo, on which President Trump purportedly relied in coming to his decision to dismiss Comey, referenced Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation as a grounds for dismissal. Consulte Mais Informação

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Voting opens in Iran for first presidential election since its nuclear deal

Voting opens in Iran for first presidential election since its nuclear deal

It is unclear, however, what leverage Rouhani will have to press for such a change in long-standing Western sanctions policies absent a change in Iran's regional activities in areas of concern beyond the nuclear file. It's expected to be a tight race between incumbent President Hassan Rouhani and former prosecutor, Ebrahim Raisi . Unemployment remains high - although it fell during Rouhani's first term - and growth is middling. Consulte Mais Informação

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Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Burr says the committee wants to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the US intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. The surprise announcement to hand the probe over to Mueller, a lawman with deep bipartisan respect, was a striking shift for Trump's Justice Department, which had resisted increasingly loud calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor. Consulte Mais Informação

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Top Democrats demand any

Top Democrats demand any "tapes", all communications between Trump and James Comey

One editorial on the state news agency, RIA Novosti, scoffed at how Comey "continuously made up stories about Russkies, but never found anything". "I'm not aware of that", Spicer said of a potential tape. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy press secretary, filled in for him. Comey, even if he were inclined to, couldn't say: "'You're cleared'". Reportedly, Trump had sought assurances of loyalty from Comey, which Comey rightly refused to give. Consulte Mais Informação

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Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

When we came back from Katrina it was here. But protesters defiantly opposed to removal were few as the work wore on for hours Friday afternoon - though some shouted out against the removal. "That we'll take them over here.' That we'll revere them and make them apart of our narrative and to continue to teach about the history" and I think this is this is the most appropriate place for it". Consulte Mais Informação

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Sweden drops rape investigation into WikiLeaks head Julian Assange

Sweden drops rape investigation into WikiLeaks head Julian Assange

According to his lawyer, Assange wants political asylum in France after he leaves the Ecuador embassy. "Through an extensive fight, we and others managed to have him released early", he said, using the ex-soldier's former pronouns. They said this was a much less serious offence than rape, but he could still face up to a year in jail if convicted. British police kept up a round-the-clock guard outside the embassy until December 2015, when the operation was scaled back partly because of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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EBay Warns Net Neutrality Reversal Will Hurt Small Businesses

EBay Warns Net Neutrality Reversal Will Hurt Small Businesses

Backers of net neutrality argue that the 2015 rules, which are being challenged in court, would guard against powerful broadband firms like Comcast and AT&T shutting out rival services and the creating online "fast" and "slow" lanes. Only in the very last paragraph was there a suggestion that some sources believe the FCC's decisions might be acceptable and that Chairman Ajit Pai is respected by people on both sides of the political spectrum. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes

Fractious House panel at center of latest Trump probes

The Wisconsin Republican says Congress will want to know if Trump asked Comey to end the probe, "why didn't he take action at the time". The bombshell Comey news came as the beleaguered administration was still struggling mightily to explain Monday's revelation that the president had disclosed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and the country's ambassador to the United States. Consulte Mais Informação

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Military official: United States airstrike hits pro-regime forces in Syria

Military official: United States airstrike hits pro-regime forces in Syria

Damascus said on Friday that the Thursday strike hit a Syrian Army position on Al-Tanf road in the Syrian desert 'which led to casualties and material damage , ' the Syrian Arab News Agency reported . Later, Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis stressed that USA is not getting more involved in Syria's civil war. We are not increasing our role in the Syrian civil war, he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Video shows Erdogan watched bodyguards' violent attack on protesters in DC

Video shows Erdogan watched bodyguards' violent attack on protesters in DC

Footage shows men kicking protesters. At least twelve people were injured during clashes, according to BuzzFeed. Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC said he wants "people prosecuted". "We should throw the Turkish ambassador out of the country, we should identify those people that performed these unlawful acts of beating people up and they should be charged", McCain told reporters. Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary

Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary

Experts say the spread of the virus had been stymied by a security researcher in the United Kingdom hackers have issued new versions of the virus that cyber security organizations are actively trying to counter and stamp out. Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation, the UK, Ukraine and China. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. launches NAFTA renegotiation countdown

The Obama administration attempted to address many of these deficiencies in the 2015 Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which included Canada and Mexico, but Trump pulled out of TPP in one of his first official acts as president. The Congressional Research Service has concluded that the impact of NAFTA on the USA economy "has been relatively small". While both sides concede Nafta needs updating, the congressional Republicans most likely to support a final deal would rather see a tweaking, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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