• Clinton: Russia Likely Had American Help to 'Weaponize' Campaign Leaks
Clinton: Russia Likely Had American Help to 'Weaponize' Campaign Leaks

Perhaps Clinton's most fresh and savage criticism on Wednesday was directed at the Democratic National Committee. During the talk, she also attached plenty of responsibility to alleged Russian hacking of her campaign chairman's emails, which she repeatedly suggested required the support of someone connected to the Trump campaign.

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  • Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran
Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran

Berkin said the USA visitors were asked in advance if they wanted to make their prayer notes open, meaning that future visitors could view their messages. At a May 22 press conference in Washington, Franks called on the Trump administration to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem . In previous years, the march has sparked sporadic incidents of vi...

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  • Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1
Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

The Predators were hardly intimidated by the big stage. That's unusual, but not devastating since they were winning. One even bounced off me and into my own net. Guentzel snapped an eight-game goalless drought to help the defending champions escape after blowing a three-goal lead. The team has relied on this youth and speed to generate long cycle s...

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  • Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate
Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

Before leaving Italy, Trump will meet with the Italian president and prime minister prior to a Thursday flight to Brussels. Israeli officials have routinely claimed that Palestinian armed resistance is part of an worldwide rise in Islamist extremism, while many Palestinians have instead pointed chiefly to the frustration and despair brought on ...

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  • Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks
Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

Trump labelled Bethlehem, "a precious city" and said he intended "to do everything he could" to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. So what is the plan that will change the Palestinian position? He didn't talk about Israeli assessments in the West Bank, where Palestinians want to build a Palestinian state.

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  • Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments
Donald Trump's first foreign tour: his most awkward moments

With the Israeli government, Trump changed the tone and atmospherics compared with Obama. In the first public comment by an Israeli official on the $110-billion U.S. As the Trump's disembarked Air Force One in Italy Melania wasn't interested in the US President's touch. The Palestinian leadership has pledged to work with Trump, hoping his uno...

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  • Abbas Voices Commitment to Two-State Solution, Arab Peace Initiative
Abbas Voices Commitment to Two-State Solution, Arab Peace Initiative

Trump was enthusiastically received by Netanyahu, who leapt to his feet when the president declared that his administration "will always stand with Israel ". The most noteworthy moment of Trump's Bethlehem speech was when he turned to Abbas and said, "peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded or rewarded".

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  • Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared
Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

But Manchester United fans stood together in defiant mood as their team's triumph in European football's Europa League final brought some much-needed smiles to a city still in pain. Some 75 people are still being treated in hospital, including 23 in critical condition, medical officials said. Omar Alfaqhuri, a neighbour who lives just in front ...

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  • Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Bolstered by Iran, Assad has committed unspeakable crimes, and the United States has taken firm action in response to the use of banned chemical weapons by the Assad Regime - launching 59 tomahawk missiles at the Syrian air base from where that murderous attack originated.

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  • Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue
Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

The yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with US President Donald Trump's latest efforts to isolate Iran, which accused the United States of "milking" Saudi Arabia for petro-dollars. Appreciating people's historic turnout in the election, the President said: "With their 42 million turnout, our people demonstrated an in...

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  • Ramadan 2017: Things to know about the annual event for Muslims
Ramadan 2017: Things to know about the annual event for Muslims

Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because tradition says the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed during that month. Muslims also abstain from acts such as gossiping, swearing, sexual intercourse, and fighting. "Islam is misunderstood", Iftekhar said. We are not even supposed to kill a fly or destroy a tree unnecessarily. Ramadan is often high...

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  • Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'
Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'

As NPR's Susan Davis reported Wednesday , the Senate is likely to write its own version of the bill. Even though Republicans have a 52-48 advantage, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, told Reuters he was skeptical of passing the current bill.

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  • Trumpcare is a crime against humanity as 23 million will lose healthcare
Trumpcare is a crime against humanity as 23 million will lose healthcare

The report could give talking points to House Republicans for their bill, or to Democrats who voted unanimously against it. The Congressional Budget Office released its score on the American Health Care Act Wednesday, finding it would reduce the federal deficit significantly but increase the projected number of uninsured Americans by...

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  • Europa League opponents united in grief ahead of final
Europa League opponents united in grief ahead of final

It is hard to think of anything as trivial as football - and it does become trivial when you think of what happened at the Manchester Arena - when your community has just been hit by such a tragedy, but as professionals, that is exactly what the Manchester United players will need to do.

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  • 23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say
23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

The largest increases in the deficit would come from repealing or modifying tax provisions in the ACA that are not directly related to health insurance coverage ― such as repealing a surtax on net investment income, repealing annual fees imposed on health insurers, and reducing the income threshold for determining the tax deduction for medical expe...

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  • No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?
No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

Trump's budget is simply a proposal. Capital formation would have to meet levels not seen since the late 1960s and early 1970s, said Sanford, who then noted that capital formation tends to go down as people retire because they begin to withdraw their savings.

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  • Trump budget calls for $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid
Trump budget calls for $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid

While the full budget will be released and distributed to Capitol Hill lawmakers on Tuesday, Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney shone a light on some of the details during a call with reporters on Monday. "What we've done is not to try and remove the safety net for folks who need it, but to try and figure out if there's folks ...

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  • Palestinians taking Trump efforts to resolve Israel-Palestinian conflict 'seriously'
Palestinians taking Trump efforts to resolve Israel-Palestinian conflict 'seriously'

On Tuesday, a USA official sparked a diplomatic spat when he reportedly told Israeli officials that Netanyahu should not accompany Trump on a visit to the Western Wall because it is not under Israeli jurisdiction. For the " historic " two-day visit, a poison gas-safe and rocket-proof suite has been prepared for the United States leader. Top off...

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  • Roger Stone: Trump's Saudi award 'makes me want to puke'
Roger Stone: Trump's Saudi award 'makes me want to puke'

It was announced late Friday that James Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief fired by Trump, had agreed to testify publicly about Russian interference in the USA elections. Melania Trump, right, is accompanying her husband on his nine-day foreign tour. Stone, who is being investigated by the FBI as part of its investigation int...

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  • Being motherless on Mother's Day is hard
Being motherless on Mother's Day is hard

And while it may be impossible for us to spend everyday making our mothers feel special, we can dedicate all of our time on Mother's Day to make the women who enriched our lives feel special and loved. If she loves the ballet or theater but seldom goes, how about ordering some tickets to an upcoming show and gift wrapping the printed confirmation...

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  • Microsoft and NSA face off over cyber attack
Microsoft and NSA face off over cyber attack

Ignoring the government's directive and legal consequences, some Indian companies hit by the ransomware virus WannaCry are believed to have gone ahead and paid the ransom to get their systems unlocked, according to a report published by The Economic Times .

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  • Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states
Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states

The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4 percent. To put these numbers in perspective, it's the equivalent of a 1.2 million increase in U.S. non farm payrolls over two months! This is particularly welcome, because the construction sector was among the hardest-hit during the recession.

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  • Toby Keith to perform in Saudi Arabia on weekend of Trump's trip
Toby Keith to perform in Saudi Arabia on weekend of Trump's trip

CORNISH: NPR's Tamara Keith is about to leave for the trip herself. But the trip comes at a critical moment for Trump's young presidency. Also, The Associated Press reports that caterers in Saudi Arabia will have the option of steak with ketchup (the president's preferred meal) in addition to local cuisine.

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  • Pre-election Silence Kicks off in Iran ahead of Presidential Vote
Pre-election Silence Kicks off in Iran ahead of Presidential Vote

Reihane Taravati, a 26-year-old who was among several Iranians arrested in 2014 for participating in an online video set to Pharrell Williams' hit summer anthem "Happy", credited Rouhani with securing her release after he tweeted, "Happiness is our people's right".

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  • Wall Street Loses Faith in GOP Tax Cut Promise Amid Trump Chaos
Wall Street Loses Faith in GOP Tax Cut Promise Amid Trump Chaos

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is mocking USA news reports suggesting President Donald Trump shared sensitive intelligence with him about terror threats involving laptops on airplanes. "While the president has repeatedly expressed his view that General Flynn is a decent man who served and protected our country, the president has never ask...

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  • Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race
Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race

Raisi called Qalibaf's decision "revolutionary", the conservative news agency Tasnim reported the cleric as saying on Monday. Raisi is believed to be Rouhani's main rival in the race but it's not clear if Raisi will be unable to unseat him.

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  • Trump threatens Comey: 'Better hope' there are no tapes of our conversations
Trump threatens Comey: 'Better hope' there are no tapes of our conversations

Unsafe because he may be obstructing justice, in terms of the investigation that really goes to the heart of our democracy -the accountability of the President, and the people around him, to the rule of law - protecting our democracy from an invasion - a cyber-invasion by the Russians", he said.

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  • Will Moon and Trump hold a summit soon?
Will Moon and Trump hold a summit soon?

The THAAD deployment was agreed by Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. "A candidate from the Saenuri Party was elected president in the south with a razor-thin margin", that dispatch read in full. On Wednesday, the prime minister had tweeted congratulatory messages to Moon in English and Korean languages. Controversy over a...

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  • 'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet
'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet

The subpoenas represent the first sign of a significant escalation of activity in the FBI's broader investigation begun last July into possible ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation. When a reporter asked , "Isn't it inappropriate for a president to ask the FBI director directly if he is under investigation?" Rosenstein's...

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  • Hamas Stands in Solidarity with Hunger-Striking Palestinians
Hamas Stands in Solidarity with Hunger-Striking Palestinians

While at university in 1983, Haniya joined the Islamic Student Bloc, a precursor to Hamas. Hamas's Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhum said the leadership transition would be smooth. In what is seen as a bid to improve relations with Egypt , the document also does not refer to the Muslim Brotherhood, which was closely linked to Hamas when the Palestin...

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