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Trump's false claims to Comey about Moscow stay could aid Robert Mueller

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On the second occasion in February 2017, Trump "explained, as he did at our dinner, that he hadn't stayed overnight in Russian Federation during the Miss Universe trip", Comey wrote . The jet left the city early Sunday at 3:58 a.m. after Trump attended the pageant. According to the official narrative, the FBI started investigating allegations that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia based on intelligence that Trump campaign associate George Papadopoulos met with a professor in ... Read More »

United States to soon end work permits for spouses of H-1B holders

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Over 71,000 spouses of H-1B visa holders were issued employment authorisation documents, of which 90% were Indian, according to a study by Migration Policy Institute. Women would especially suffer considering they account for nine in ten H-4 visas issued. "We must protect legal immigration channels that will help the U.S. Read More »

Lavrov: we are against revising JCPOA

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Found a spelling error? "For several years, we have been coordinating with each other and succeeding in preventing direct conflict with the Russians", Liberman said. "All this can be announced (if a decision is made)". "At a time that terrorists are suffering a defeat in Syria on a daily basis, such aggressive act certainly means support for these defeated groups", Rouhani said in a telephone conversation with the Syrian president. Read More »

Scientist in Facebook data scandal says he's being scapegoated

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At that time, Facebook allowed third-party apps to collect data on the users' friends, so the social network estimates that the volume of collected user data ballooned to 87 million people, a lot of them in the United States. During a news conference in London , spokesman Clarence Mitchell addressed claims surrounding the company's dealings with former University of Cambridge researcher Aleksandr Kogan. Read More »

MHA asks 3 states to tighten security

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The Centre on Tuesday asked Rajasthan , Gujarat and Haryana to tighten security and deploy additional forces to ensure no violence takes place after the verdict. "The magistrate along with court staff, Asaram and the co-accused along with the defence and prosecution counsels will remain present in the courtroom in the jail premises", he said. Read More »

Nicaragua: Protesters demand Ortega's resignation

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Demonstrators called for protesters jailed in the prior days to be released as well as an end to the Ortega government. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in the capital of Nicaragua demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega after days of demonstrations in which almost 30 were killed. Read More »

"Very good chance" of a US-China trade deal

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In his statement to the International Monetary Fund, Yi also warned that "an escalation of trade frictions caused by unilateral actions" posed a risk to the global economic outlook and called on countries to use "rules-based" multilateral organisations to resolve differences. Read More »

3 murdered Mexican film students caught in gang turf battle

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Protests have been called in several cities of the Latin American country where almost 8,000 people have been killed since the start of 2018. Citizens held a vigil Monday night in Jalisco to remember the three students. Previously Del Toro had supported the mass protests organized across the country in demand of their safe return home. "Words can't explain the dimension of this madness". Read More »

Lake Havasu Crash: F-16 Pilot Ejects, Is in Good Condition

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The jet crashed after failing to land properly at an airport in Arizona. The pilot, who has not been identified, was taken to Havasu Regional Medical Center and released Tuesday afternoon, Air Force officials said in a statement. "First responders are on site and there is no immediate danger to the public", it said. An image showing the F-16 that crash landed on April 24, 2018 . Read More »

Waffle House To Pay For Shooting Victims' Funerals

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His bond was set at $2 million - $500,000 for each homicide count. "It's not him, he is a sick boy", Hopper said. DeEbony Groves , 21, and Akilah Dasilva , 23, were killed inside before customer James Shaw Jr grabbed the assault weapon. Read More »

INFINITI developing all-new electric vehicle platform influenced by Q Inspiration concept

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After seeking inspiration from the Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept auto that renders latest design language for an age of electrification and autonomy. "With its long cabin, balanced proportions and muscular stance, the concept heralds in a new era for INFINITI models". He further reveals that the company had China, very much in their mind while designing the Q Inspiration. Read More »

Twin Falls residents remember Armenian Genocide

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The letter to President Trump , led by Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-NJ), David Trott (R-MI), Jackie Speier (D-CA) and David Valadao (R-CA) as well as Vice-Chairs Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) explained that: "The Armenian Genocide continues to stand as an important reminder that crimes against humanity must not go without recognition and condemnation". Read More »

Texas Man Sentence to Fifty Years in Prison For Stealing Fajitas

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Escamilla admitted as part of his plea deal that he had taken the fajitas and delivered them to his own customers. Police then found packages of the stolen food in the refrigerator when they searched Escamilla's home. Escamilla pleaded guilty to theft by a public servant. However, the most interesting twist may be how Escamilla was caught. During Friday's hearing, Assistant District Attorney Peter Gilman asked State District Judge J. Read More »

Decision to reject CJI impeachment came after due diligence:VP

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Though the BJP-led Centre didn't directly involve itself in the issue, Congress' RS floor leader Ghulam Nabi Azad submitted notice for an impeachment , signed by 7 parties, motion against the CJI. He had earlier maintained that it was a "revenge petition" to intimidate the CJI because the Congress is unhappy with the Supreme Court's dismissal of the pleas for an independent probe into the death of CBI Judge BH Loya. Read More »

Israel plan to forcibly deport illegal African migrants 'no longer on agenda'

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted that he intends to reopen Holot, a remote detention facility in Israel's Negev desert that had been used until recently to house mainly single, male migrants. Most of the migrants have settled in a number of poor neighborhoods in the coastal city of Tel Aviv, the country's economic capital. The Africans, almost all from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sudan, say they fled for their lives and face renewed danger if they return. Read More »

Karnataka assembly elections: BJP releases list of seven candidates

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Soon after the announcement was made Vijayendra's supporters began protesting outside the BJP office in Mysuru. After ceding his sitting seat Varuna - a safe bet - to son Yatheendra, Siddaramaiah returned to his old seat Chamundeshwari only to face a spirited contest from his former party JD (S), which has made no secret of its resentment at Siddaramaiah's rising stature. Read More »

Jewish leaders describe Corbyn meeting as 'disappointing'

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Writing in The Sunday Times , Heather Mann said: "When my mother was sent the dead bird in 2012, party officials rightly and repeatedly ensured she was safe". "We will lay out the further steps we are taking in the coming weeks", he added, pledging to "continue to engage and work with Jewish community organisations". Read More »

US Supreme Court to hear arguments on Texas redistricting saga

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Murrill. But it was unclear after almost 80 minutes of arguments whether resolution is any closer. When the challengers' attorneys stepped up, the conservative justices zeroed in on whether the Texas legislature had been given the presumption of good faith in the district court's finding that it still acted with a discriminatory intent when adopting the interim map. Read More »

'Schoolhouse Rock' Composer Bob Dorough Dead At 94

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His son, Chris, confirmed that Dorough died of natural causes Monday at his home in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania. Bob Dorough was a bebop pianist and a jazz musician who recorded with Miles Davis. In addition to writing and performing for Schoolhouse Rock! "Suddenly it's like I was in television and all the songs had to be exactly three minutes and it was like I was in a factory", Dorough said. Read More »

Missing Richmond girl found dead in suitcase

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The child's body was found April 11 just west of the Journal Square rail station in Jersey City in the PATH rapid transit system, which serves New Jersey and parts of New York City. He was arrested and is awaiting extradition proceedings back to New Jersey, where he's facing a charge of desecrating human remains. Officers began to search for the man after discovering the remains of his child , according to WABC . Read More »

Senate committee approves Mike Pompeo nomination

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Trump's assurances came as some of his supporters criticized his decision to bomb Syria in response to President Bashar Assad using chemical weapons on his own people. "When the President wants to call Mexicans drug-traffickers and rapists, as our nation's top diplomat, would Director Pompeo advise him not to?" That all but assures Pompeo will be confirmed. Read More »

Gadchiroli encounter: Naxal bodies found floating in river, death count now 37

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Mumbai: As security forces dealt a massive blow to the Naxals in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district killing 37 hardcore rebels, there is speculation that a senior Maoist leader could have been among the dead. Engaged in a grinding insurgency across India's interior for the past few decades, the Naxalites have counted on funding from communist groups at home and overseas, and their strength runs into tens of thousands, with factions operating in most of India's states. Read More »

Facebook to consider appeals on content removal

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The social networking giant's guidelines cover everything from violence and bullying to privacy and copyright. This morning, Facebook took the unprecedented step of publishing its internal moderation policy for all the world to see, which more than anything else begs the question: Why didn't this happen sooner? For years, we've had Community Standards that explain what stays up and what comes down. Read More »

Millicent Fawcett: Statue of suffragist unveiled

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Fawcett campaigned over a century ago for women to have the right to vote, leading to a parliamentary bill in 1918 that gave the vote to women over the age of 30. It is vital that we fix the imbalance and make sure more women are represented in our public spaces". Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing OBE was selected by the Suffrage Statue Commission. Read More »

Bond revoked for Travis Reinking, Waffle House shooting suspect

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Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant. According to police, Reinking, of Morton, Illinois, opened fire in the restaurant parking lot early Sunday before he entered the building. On Monday, Shaw visited two of the survivors in the hospital. Read More »

'Stupid Question': Trump Roasts Reporter For Asking About Michael Cohen

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Then, he tried to move to another subject. A longtime Trump subordinate, Cohen has come under increased scrutiny after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his NY office, home and hotel room on 9 April. "I don't know whether or not Michael Cohen is a tough guy", said Mitchell Epner, a former assistant United States attorney for the District of New Jersey. Read More »

New Prince album of unreleased music to be released in September

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Troy Carter , who leads the team overseeing Prince's estate , told Variety a time-specific "full-length album" is now receiving final touches ahead of a September release. " Prince basically saved everything, so there are decades of music and video and artefacts, but it takes long time to go through each one of those and research the historical context", said Carter, who moved the Vault to a climate-controlled facility called Iron Mountain in Los Angeles past year. Read More »

TSB boss apologises after customers hit by IT glitches

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The lender's mobile app and online banking was taken offline at around 10.30am. However a message on the TSB website on Monday morning said there were still "intermittent issues" with its mobile and internet banking services. TSB's social media team faced a stream of complaints from customers, including several who said they could see other people's accounts after logging back in on Sunday evening. Read More »

Sonam Kapoor and family attend Saudamini Mattu's wedding reception

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A major highlight of the Mattu wedding reception were the dance performances by some of the stars. Sonam Kapoor's black with gold border "lehenga" looked regal. Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Nanda gave a pleasant surprise and grooved at song Pallu Latke from the film Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana. "While Shweta Bachchan got the company of her parents, Amitabh & Jaya Bachchan , Aishwarya rather chose to spend the time with Sonali Bendre and Goldi Behl as Abhishek Bachchan was out of ... Read More »

The Music Industry's Revenue Surged $1.4 Billion in 2017

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As a effect, physical sales fell by just over 5 percent to $5.2 billion, accounting for 30 percent of the global market. The trade-off of streaming music services' massive revenue growth is becoming more apparent with each passing year: the business model of buying music, dominant for more than a century, is fading away. Read More »

BJP - Sena lock horns over refinery project in Konkan

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However, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis immediately rebutted Desai's statement, clarifying that the notification had not been scrapped. Earlier in the afternoon, addressing the public rally, Desai had announced that the state government had cancelled the notification permitted land acquisition for the refinery project at Nanar. Read More »

About 2800 CCISD students took part in National School Walkout

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Meanwhile, students from Ashland High School, the middle school and some elementary students walked from their schools to the Plaza to call for action to prevent further gun violence in schools. At 8 a.m. they "walked in" to the building and went to work. Among the talking points for Alvarado, Roach and other protesters, they seek an increase to the age limit for firearms purchases, universal background checks, and a ban on bump stocks and extended magazines. Read More »

Jets to face tough test from Predators in second round

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It's entertaining". This is the series every hockey fan was waiting for, and though many would rather it happen in the Western Conference final, the NHL's top two regular season teams are expected to make what is usually the blandest round in the Stanley Cup Playoffs among the most exciting. Read More »

Yeti says it did not drop NRA after claims made Monday

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The story erupted on social media. Companies began cutting ties with the NRA shortly after the February 14 massacre, sparking rounds of boycotts from NRA supporters in response. Yeti Coolers was formed in 2006 and quickly built an enviable reputation for high-priced exotic coolers designed for everything from fishing excursions, to camping, tailgating and more. Read More »

Tester asks for delay in confirmation hearing of VA secretary

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Ronny Jackson , President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the department of Veterans Affairs and are reviewing them to determine if they are substantial enough to upend his nomination. Jackson was tapped to be VA secretary after President Trump fired former secretary David Shulkin . Shulkin was removed from his post in March after a series of scandals and rumors of infighting at the VA. Read More »

Sonam Kapoor - Anand Ahuja's alleged love story

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I think there is too much money spent; it's all very crass, and I would rather give that money away. "I started Veere Di Wedding nine months after Taimur's (Ali Khan) birth and it is nearly unheard of in Bollywood". "As for Abu and Sandeep, they designed clothes for Veere Di Wedding , so it all falls into place". Earlier, speculations were rife that like Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, Sonam-Anand might opt for an worldwide venue for their wedding. Read More »

G7 unified in opposing Russia's 'malign' acts, U.S. official says

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But Maas hails from her junior coalition partner, the Social Democrats, which has traditionally sought good ties with Russian Federation. It comes as Trump invited his Russian counterpart to the U.S. Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Sullivan called on Moscow to stop creating impediments to peace in Syria and to play a role in ending the seven-year-long conflict. Read More »

Kudlow apologizes for saying Haley was confused

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Public humiliation is a rite of passage for many top officials in the Trump administration. Haley didn't endure a presidential putdown, but Kudlow's comments - for which he later apologized - were in line with an apparent White House strategy to shift blame to Haley and shield the President. Read More »

Britain to set up compensation scheme for "Windrush" migrants

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She said she wanted to give the Windrush generation the formal immigration status they "should have had a long time ago" by encouraging those who were not United Kingdom citizens to apply to become so. "It's important that the compensation is not a token sum of money but accurately reflects the actual costs and the damage to family life caused by this policy", she said. Read More »

Suspected use of arson in China's Karaoke lounge fire

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Police offered a reward of about 31,000 dollars for information leading to the man's capture. Liu Chunlu, 32, who lives near the karaoke TV lounge in Qingyuan, was suspected of starting the fire, and Liu suffered burn injuries on his hips in the blaze, according to local police. Read More »