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House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

The House panel also invited former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and ex-acting Attorney General Sally Yates to appear at a public hearing that will be scheduled later. The House panel is examining whether Russian Federation tried to influence the election in Trump's favor, mostly by hacking Democratic operatives' emails and releasing embarrassing information, or possibly by colluding with Trump associates. Read More

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Sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving eviction notice in Oklahoma

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving eviction notice in Oklahoma

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . Wade was married with children and had worked for the sheriff's office about three years. Wade died during emergency surgery at 11:51 a.m. There he stole another vehicle, which has since been found near Guthrie. Nearby schools were placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure. Vincent said police used technology to track LeForce, but he did not give details of the search. Read More

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Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Just when it looked like Sporting would hold on for a point, Isco drilled a low shot into the bottom left corner from the edge of the penalty area. Bayern Munich skipper Philipp Lahm is adamant the Bundesliga giants can cope with the potential absence of some key figures in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid. Read More

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Ousted South Korean President Charged with Bribery

Ousted South Korean President Charged with Bribery

Park was also prosecuted on charges of abuse of power for ordering the administration to create and enforce a blacklist of artists critical of her. Park, 65, was charged with colluding with her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil to receive tens of millions of US dollars in bribes from Samsung Group and Lotte Group , while demanding millions dollars from SK Group. Read More

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Pence Reaffirms US-Japan Alliance Amid North Korea Provocations

Pence Reaffirms US-Japan Alliance Amid North Korea Provocations

While North Korea's missile test failed on Sunday, the regime's vice foreign minister, Han Song-Ryol, told BBC that NoKor will be "conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis". Kim In Ryong told a news conference Monday that U.S. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence talks with members of the American Chamber of Commerce at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Read More

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Egypt policeman dies in gunmen attack near Sinai monastery

Egypt policeman dies in gunmen attack near Sinai monastery

The Greek Orthodox monastery was a popular destination, primarily for Orthodox Christian pilgrims, but was closed to the public for security reasons in 2015, leaving only the monks and clergy inside the compound. Egypt's Copts, the Middle East's largest Christian community, have also long complained of suffering discrimination, as well as outright attacks, at the hands of the country's majority Muslim population. Read More

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North Korea Founder's Birthday Celebration

North Korea Founder's Birthday Celebration

Now attention turns to the next important date in North Korea's calendar in ten days time: the 85th anniversary of the founding of the military. A mass dance event follows the celebration in Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a special forces commando operation, state media said Thursday, as tensions soar with Washington over Pyongyang's nuclear programme. Read More

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Force India F1 Boss Vijay Mallya Arrested In London

Force India F1 Boss Vijay Mallya Arrested In London

The primary court where his case is being considered will have only advisory jurisdiction and not adjunctory jurisdiction in this extradition matter. Due to the involvement of investigative agencies such as the Enforcement Directorate and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), bankers later dropped all talks of settlement with Mallya and his representatives. Read More

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Palestinians prisoners launch mass hunger strike

Qaraq said more prisoners may join the hunger strike later today, which was planned to coincide with Palestinian Prisoners' Day . The Palestinian Prisoners Club NGO put the number at 1 500. Israel says it must be vigilant to prevent fresh eruptions of violence, particularly following a wave of knife, gun and car-ramming attacks that erupted in October 2015. Read More

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Assad completely denies any involvement in Syrian gas attack

Assad completely denies any involvement in Syrian gas attack

Russia, Iran and Syria have proposed an on-site investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. "This story is not convincing by any means", he told the AFP . Chemical weapons have been banished from civilized nations since WWI. The U.S. military says a misdirected airstrike this week killed 18 allied fighters battling the Islamic State group in northern Syria. Read More

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