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Shiv Sena non-committal on Presidential nominee

If they (BJP) had a problem with that, we wanted (eminent agriculturist) M S Swaminathan. Responding to a query whether the Shiv Sena would support the opposition parties if they fielded a Dalit candidate, Thackeray said the party's stand would not change now.


Saudi king names son heir to the throne

Saudi king names son heir to the throne

Little-known outside the palace until January 2015 when his father, Salman bin Abdulaziz, became the monarch, Prince Mohammed has since been the face of Saudi Arabia overseas and of reforms at home. Tom Rogers, associate director at Oxford Economics, said: "The shift in royal succession announced this morning should help underpin the durability and credibility of the economic reform process in Saudi Arabia ".



Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'

However, Schiff said Thursday that Trump's tweet alone would not be enough, and that he had more questions, including whether the President was trying to threaten Comey with his May 17 tweet. Trump isn't going to be brought up on charges for this - whatever punishment comes would be in the hands of Congress - and legal experts doubt he would actually be accused of witness tampering, given the circumstances.


Trump Suggests he Was Trying to Keep FBI Director Honest

Trump Suggests he Was Trying to Keep FBI Director Honest

With Mueller investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its potential collusion with the Trump campaign - as well as possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself - the president maintained his innocence. "The people that have been hired are all Hillary Clinton supporters", Trump said. The president called Democrats "obstructionists", saying he thought they would do better at the polls if they worked with the GOP.


Central Intelligence Agency knew of Russia's United States election interference since August

Central Intelligence Agency knew of Russia's United States election interference since August

Talking to the Post , he said: "It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend, I feel like we sort of choked". Congressional investigators and special counsel Robert Mueller are investigating possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump campaign officials, inquiries the president has called a "total scam", a "witch hunt" and a "hoax".