Comey wants to speak with FBI investigator Mueller before testifying
2017-05-23 00:39:26 UTC
Former FBI Director James Comey is delaying an appearance before the U.S. House Oversight Committee that had been planned for Wednesday, the panel's chairman said on Monday.
In a post on Twitter, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who will step down from...
UK: 19 people dead and 59 injured in Manchester blast
2017-05-23 04:58:30 UTC
Manchester City — A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left at least 19 people dead and 59 injured, police said.
Prime Minister Theresa May said the ...
Trump Looks For the Arab-Israeli Alliance Against Iran
2017-05-22 18:26:52 UTC
JERUSALEM — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and...
Ankara criticizes US over Turkey's 'brutal attack' on peaceful protesters
2017-05-22 18:10:35 UTC
Ankara — Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said.
During Erdogan's visit to Washington to mee...
Far-right nationalist Trump looks increasingly isolated
2017-05-22 18:26:31 UTC
WASHINGTON — In the Trump White House, it’s getting lonely at the top.
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress are showing signs of going their own way, both on politics and policy, determined to salva...
Mexico to import record amount of corn from Brazil instead US
2017-05-19 07:08:25 UTC
MEXICO CITY — Mexico expects to import a record amount of yellow corn from Brazil this year after its livestock producers secured lower prices in deals with suppliers on a recent visit to South America as NAFTA talks loom, a Mexican official said ...
Senate Intel has not received a subpoena response from Flynn
2017-05-18 18:22:41 UTC
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement on T...
Ex-FBI Director Mueller Appointed to Investigate Trump-Russia Ties
2017-05-18 18:04:01 UTC
WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi welcomed the appointment of Ex-FBI Director Mueller in the Russia probe involving U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump but said on Thursday an independent commission...
Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
Ryan backs Trump: why didn’t Comey take action at the time?
2017-05-17 17:04:27 UTC
WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan pivots to blaming former FBI director Comey.
He stuck to that line and told reporters on Wednesday he still has confidence in U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump. Ryan also...
Trump asked Comey to shut down the investigation into Flynn
2017-05-17 04:02:23 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who ha...
Merrick Garland not interested in become director of the FBI
2017-05-16 17:36:32 UTC
U.S. appeals court judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama’s ill-fated Supreme Court nominee, is not interested in become director of the FBI, according to sources close to the judge.
Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Co...
Ford plans to shrink its salaried workers in US by 3000
2017-05-16 06:32:03 UTC
WASHINGTON/DETROIT — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump promised: "Car companies coming back to U.S. JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!"
Now Ford plans to shrink its salaried workforce in North America and Asia by about 10 percent as it works t...
France and Germany to work on a roadmap for the EU
2017-05-15 20:25:01 UTC
BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel chose to accentuate the positive ahead of her meeting with new French President Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker who beat an ally from the US far-right nationalist President Donald Trump, Ma...
China calls for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe
2017-05-14 08:05:05 UTC
BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as leaders from 29 countries gathered to promote a Chinese trade initiative.
He pledged $124 billion on...
Constitutional law professor says Trump must be impeached
2017-05-14 07:16:26 UTC
Top Harvard constitutional law professor, Laurence Tribe, is calling for an impeachment investigation into U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump.
To “wait for the results of the multiple investigations underway is to risk tying our ...
North Korea has carried out another ballistic missile test
2017-05-14 03:35:47 UTC
SEOUL — North Korea has carried out another ballistic missile test early on Sunday that flew 700 kilometers (430 miles), South Korea's military said, days after a new leader took office in the South pledging to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang.
Trump Threatens to Replace the WH Press Briefing with Tweets
2017-05-13 07:25:37 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump sounded off on "The Fake Media," firing back as details continue to unfold after this week's firing of FBI Director James Comey.
An interview with NBC News' Lester Holt and the president aired o...
General Electric: We're very supportive of NAFTA
2017-05-12 19:35:46 UTC
MONTERREY, MEXICO — General Electric Co's chief executive on Friday praised Mexico as a big part of its future growth and said the company is "very supportive" of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that U.S. far-right nationalist Pres...
European Union demands urgent talks with US over laptop ban
2017-05-11 22:36:53 UTC
By Julia Fioretti | BRUSSELS — The European Union has demanded urgent talks with the United States over a possible extension to some European countries of a U.S. ban on airline passengers taking laptops into cabins, saying any security threats fac...
FBI's Andrew McCabe Contradicts Trump
2017-05-11 18:02:27 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump blasted ousted FBI chief James Comey as a "showboat" and "grandstander" on Thursday even as the agency's acting leader contradicted the president's account that the agency had been in turmoil before he fired Com...
Trump - Russia Ties: Established Facts and Connections
2017-05-11 18:12:07 UTC
There’s no doubt that a spider web of connections - some public, some private, some clear, some murky - exists between Trump, his associates and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
These charts from 'POLITICO MAGAZINE' illustrate dozens of those ...
U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Flynn
2017-05-11 03:18:46 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena on Wednesday demanding documents related to Russia from U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn...
South Korea's President Moon is prepared to visit N. Korea
2017-05-10 05:04:11 UTC
SEOUL — South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he was prepared to visit North Korea and was ready to negotiate with China and the United States over a controversial anti-missile defense system soon after he was sworn in on Wedne...
Jimmy Carter: I voted for Bernie Sanders
2017-05-09 05:43:45 UTC
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday night that he had voted for Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary over Hillary Clinton.
The 39th president of the United States made the revelation during a talk with Sanders at th...