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John Cornyn Withdraws Name From FBI Director Search

Another Republican whose name had been mentioned as a possible candidate, Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC, said Monday that he had taken himself out of the running. Trump has said a decision could come before he leaves Friday for a trip to the Mideast and Europe. It is not that we don't believe Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, couldn't have brought a measure of integrity to the job.


ICJ to hear the case of Indian Spy, Jadhav

ICJ to hear the case of Indian Spy, Jadhav

India wants a fresh investigation after consular access is provided to Jadhav. Qureshi argued that India's application at ICJ unnecessary and misconceived while India maintained that Jadhav's trial process is "farcical". "There has been deafening silence and no response from India on Pakistan's accusations on Jadhav", Pakistan Supreme Court lawyer Khawar Qureshi told the court.


THAAD controversy: China urges S. Korea 'to remove obstacles' in bilateral relations

THAAD controversy: China urges S. Korea 'to remove obstacles' in bilateral relations

The American THAAD defense system was deployed in South Korea last month, in response to North Korean missile tests. In the song, group members chant that "about THAAD we say no, no, no", a reference to the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) antimissile battery, further souring ties between the two countries and hiking hostility toward Korean businesses operating in China.


UK police say Assange still faces arrest

UK police say Assange still faces arrest

The Australian, who has lived inside the embassy for nearly five years, said the "road is far from over", adding it was "extremely regretful" he was still being threatened with arrest if he leaves the embassy. September 1: Sweden's director of prosecutions, Marianne Ny, reopens rape investigation. "My assessment is the transfer can not be carried out in a foreseeable future".


Macron to visit Merkel in first foreign trip as French president

Macron to visit Merkel in first foreign trip as French president

His party is changing its name to La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move) as it prepares a list of candidates. Macron handily defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff, and now must pull together a majority of lawmakers in the mid-June legislative election.


Donald Trump back to repeating 'no collusion'

Donald Trump back to repeating 'no collusion'

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates told a Senate panel Monday she warned the White House that Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by Russian Federation more than two weeks before he was sacked. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday Michael Flynn's brief stay in the White House ended after the proper protocols were followed, dismissing suggestions Flynn was only fired after his dealings with Russian Federation became public.