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White House knew sacked adviser was under investigation

Despite knowing of the investigation, Trump appointed Flynn his first national security adviser. A report on Wednesday night made Trump's decision to hire Flynn even more baffling. Another wrinkle in this disaster comes via McClatchy , who reports that in the early months of Trump's presidency, Flynn's priorities were already influenced by his secret lobbying work for Turkey.


Philippine economy unexpectedly loses steam

Philippine economy unexpectedly loses steam

The Philippine economy unexpectedly slowed in the first three months of 2017, as softness in the construction sector and the impact of relatively lower government spending offset robust domestic consumption and large gains in exports. Exports grew 20.3 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier and domestic consumption rose 5.7 percent. Also, it is second only to China - which increased 6.9 percent in the January to March period.



Can we get 'big money' out of BC politics?

Clark received an angry reception from some people as she toured the streets of Sidney. That project has already been approved by both the provincial and federal governments, however. More than that, it's possible the party could hold the balance of power in the party with the NDP or the BC Liberals needing Green MLAs to get a majority in any given vote.


Senate Intelligence Committee Wants to See Comey Memos

Senate Intelligence Committee Wants to See Comey Memos

The main reason Green cited for impeachment was last week's firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Comey claimed in the memo that Trump said "I hope you can let this go", referring to the Flynn probe, according to CNN sources who described the document.


Senate Intelligence Committee Sends Mike Flynn a Subpoena

Senate Intelligence Committee Sends Mike Flynn a Subpoena

Robert Kelner, an attorney for Flynn, declined to comment. The committee asked Flynn and several other former Trump advisers for the documents on April 28. He was forced to resign in February as Trump's national security adviser for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States, and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.


Real Madrid on verge of title after Ronaldo inspires win at Celta

Real Madrid on verge of title after Ronaldo inspires win at Celta

We did not see much of the Portuguese until early in the second half, when he was lurking right on the shoulder of the last defender and then calmly again took one touch to control and another to ping the ball to the net. Its latest game in the European competition was against Atletico Madrid in the semifinals last week, when it advanced to the final on June 3. The only two games in which he didn't score were Real Madrid losses-El Clasico's heartbreaker vs.