US Senate Democrats seek details on possible Comey funding request

No one from the White House. McCabe stated that he has not spoken directly to anyone from the White House about the Russian Federation investigation. Still, nobody did a better job of sabotaging the White House press shop than Trump himself. Trump said in the NBC News interview he had made up his mind to dismiss Comey before he met Monday with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein .

New South Korean President 'Would Go to Pyongyang'

He also vows to reopen an industrial park in the North Korean border town of Kaesong that was jointly run by the two Koreas before the government of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who is in jail awaiting a corruption trial, closed it a year ago following a nuclear test and long-range rocket launch by the North.

Chinese military conducts live-fire drills, weapons tests

In a brief statement late on Tuesday, the ministry said the tests of new missiles and weapons were carried out by the People's Liberation Army's Rocket Force "in recent days" and were created to raise operational capability so as to effectively deal with national security threats.

Lebanon blames Israel for anti-Hezbollah telecoms hacking

Lebanon blames Israel for anti-Hezbollah telecoms hacking

He added that the fact that Israel hides behind two walls in Lebanon and Gaza proves its weakness, noting that resistance fighters had convinced Israel that there was no place for it in Lebanon. Israel and Hezbollah engaged in 2006 in a war known as Second Lebanon War. The situation in the eastern mountain range is now in the hands of the state, ' said Nasrallaah, whose members fight in Syria in support of troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, and in coordination with Iran.

Donald Trump Accuses James Comey Of 'Spying' After Firing Him

Trump called him out for 'spying, ' insisting that it's a 'big thing'. The White House rejected the suggestion that the exchange was inappropriate. He said he could not comment on an ongoing investigation. "I was surprised he said it but I wasn't angry", said Trump. "When I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story", Trump said.

India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration

India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration

After assuming office in 2015, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena suspended all Chinese-funded infrastructure projects including a $ 1.4 billion Chinese-funded land reclamation project outside the Colombo port. Prime Minister Modi has often recalled his days as a tea-seller while addressing gatherings in India and overseas. In February this year, Sri Lankan Ambassador to China Karunasena Kodituwakku told the media here that Colombo will not permit any military activity by China in ...