• Syria announces truce in one of rebels' last Damascus bastions
Syria announces truce in one of rebels' last Damascus bastions

Iran, Turkey and Russian Federation met early this year to discuss safe zones in the Eastern Ghouta area and recently came to an agreement on precise borders and a plan to deploy forces to monitor the de-escalation of fighting. The four zones span the northwestern Idlib province and parts of the neighboring Latakia, Hama and Aleppo, the north of th...

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  • HSBC Holdings plc (HSBA) Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight
HSBC Holdings plc (HSBA) Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight

The current consensus rating on Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) is Hold (Score: 2.10) with a consensus target price of GBX 303.40 per share, a potential. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a reduce rating and issued a GBX 205 ($2.68) target price on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Sunday, April 30th.

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  • Russian Federation in talks with U.S. to create cybersecurity working group
Russian Federation in talks with U.S. to create cybersecurity working group

The Latest on the probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the USA presidential election (all times local): 9:10 a.m. He sent out tweets on a variety of subjects - the Russian Federation investigation, Hillary Clinton , son Don Jr.

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  • Sean Spicer Hits Back at Melissa McCarthy Saturday Night Live Parody
Sean Spicer Hits Back at Melissa McCarthy Saturday Night Live Parody

She debuted the portrayal in February and returned to play Spicer in several episodes , often mocking Spicer for his pronunciation of certain words and going after reporters using a mobile lectern. The resignation comes as President Donald J. Trump named Anthony Scaramucci as White House Communications Director. SNL marked news of Spicer...

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  • Sessions discussed Trump's campaign with Russian ambassador
Sessions discussed Trump's campaign with Russian ambassador

One unidentified USA official told The Washington Post said that Sessions provided " misleading " statements that are "contradicted by other evidence", while a former official said Kislyak and Sessions engaged in "substantive" conversations about Trump's positions on Russian-related topics.

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  • Here's why Indore tomato vendors are deploying armed guards at their shops
Here's why Indore tomato vendors are deploying armed guards at their shops

Armed guards have been keeping a round the clock vigil at the market area to prevent such robberies. ANI added that thefts have been reported from elsewhere too. Taking note of the situation, the government had earlier said that it is keeping a close watch on price movements. Tomatoes, in various parts of the nation, are still being sold at R...

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  • Can the Senate Defund Planned Parenthood?
Can the Senate Defund Planned Parenthood?

Republicans now only hold 52 of the Senate's seats. The result is that the arcane rules of the Senate could end up making the bill harder for Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.) to pass. The rulings by the Senate's parliamentarian were announced by Sen. Some of the provisions that didn't pass muster with MacDonough were key to getting the bill thr...

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  • SNL Says Goodbye to Spicey with Melissa McCarthy's Best Moments
SNL Says Goodbye to Spicey with Melissa McCarthy's Best Moments

After serving six months in the White House's most visible, forward-facing job, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer's days behind the podium are done. "Just look at his great television ratings". Smerconish said Spicer, as "the face most associated with the administration", became a figure of mockery to many Trump critics, but he h...

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  • Intel. intercepts show Sessions discussed campaign matters with Russian ambassador
Intel. intercepts show Sessions discussed campaign matters with Russian ambassador

It now appears that wasn't true, either. Also Friday, The Washington Post , citing anonymous USA officials, reported that the Russian ambassador to the us has said he discussed election-related issues with Jeff Sessions , then a USA senator and foreign policy adviser to Trump , when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race.

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  • New communications head Anthony Scaramucci deletes old tweets
New communications head Anthony Scaramucci deletes old tweets

So instead of buying one he decided, in the middle of the night and under the cover of darkness, to steal one. Outgoing White House spokesman Sean Spicer took matters into his own hands when he needed a mini-fridge, liberating the small appliance from an office of junior staffers, The Wall Street Journal reported .

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  • Trump Just Confirmed He Has Looked Into His Pardoning Power
Trump Just Confirmed He Has Looked Into His Pardoning Power

The Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr ., and Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort had agreed to negotiate whether to be interviewed by the panel in its Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees
Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

If President Trump didn't believe any crimes were committed by himself or his administration, why not just say , "when the only crime is LEAKS", and leave "so far" out of it? One of his attorneys, Jay Sekulow, said the president has not discussed the issue of pardons with his outside legal team.

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  • Multiple senior Trump administration officials were vulnerable to Russian blackmail
Multiple senior Trump administration officials were vulnerable to Russian blackmail

Trump himself has publicly challenged Mueller, declaring this week that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director would be crossing a line if he investigated the president's personal business ties. According to unnamed US officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaig...

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  • Taliban overrun district headquarters in N. Afghan Faryab province
Taliban overrun district headquarters in N. Afghan Faryab province

Faryab police spokesperson, Abdulkarim Yoresh, said security forces withdrew from the center of Lolash district on Sunday morning when the Taliban intensified their offensive. No groups has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping, and it was also not clear why the villagers were seized, though some government officials have suggested the villager...

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  • ISIS falling very fast, says US President Donald Trump
ISIS falling very fast, says US President Donald Trump

Mr. Mattis's remarks to reporters off-camera came two days after President Trump convened his national security council to discuss the administration's still-unfinished strategy for Afghanistan . The war in Afghanistan received little attention on the campaign trail previous year, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump focusing on the US -led co...

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  • People found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio
People found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

More than two dozen people found inside the trailer around 12:30 a.m., with some suffering from heatstroke and dehydration, authorities said. "They were very hot to the touch", Hood said of the victims. Police said while reviewing the store's surveillance video they noticed a number of cars had arrived at the store and left with some of survivors...

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  • Spicer out of Trump press team
Spicer out of Trump press team

Trump, who watches the press briefings closely and believes he is his own best spokesman, saluted Spicer's "great ratings" on TV and said he was "grateful for Sean's work". In his first briefing to the press, Scaramucci also said Huckabee Sanders was "loved" by the president. What do you think of president Trump? Some Trump loyalists inside the W...

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  • United States defends no longer arming Syrian rebels
United States defends no longer arming Syrian rebels

We know he got a cease fire agreement with Russian Federation in southwestern Syria , where numerous CIA-backed rebels have operated. He he suggested he might end support for the anti-Assad Free Syrian Army group. And instead of accepting that reversal and seeking some modus vivendi with Iran, Netanyahu and his Sunni-Arab allies (most notably the ...

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  • With Sessions Under Renewed Fire, Trump Claims 'Complete Power to Pardon'
With Sessions Under Renewed Fire, Trump Claims 'Complete Power to Pardon'

Sessions was the first US senator to endorse Trump and served as a senior adviser to his campaign. Trump said he thinks Comey told him about the dossier - which Trump dismissed as "made-up junk" - to suggest he had something to hold over the president.

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  • Qatar Emir to deliver 1900 GMT speech on Gulf crisis
Qatar Emir to deliver 1900 GMT speech on Gulf crisis

The UAE , Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5 and imposed a slew of sanctions on the emirate, including the closure of its only land border. They later issued a tough 13-point list of demands needed to resolve the crisis, including shutting down news outlets such as Al-Jazeera, cutting ties with Isl...

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