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Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya guilty of disobeying top court

According to the sources, CPS, which will argue on May 17 on why Mallya should be extradited to India, had asked for "strong points" of argument and the joint team of officials from CBI and ED briefed it last week. Referring to the Karnataka High Court order, the apex court said it restrained Mallya and others from transferring, alienating, disposing or creating third-party rights in respect of movable and immovable properties belonging to them till further orders in the proceedings before it.


Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Trump threatens to cancel briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Trump administration officials have flatly denied two key allegations surrounding the James Comey firing - that the decision came after he asked for more resources for the FBI's Russian Federation probe, and that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein later threatened to resign - after the claims gained traction among Trump critics.


Spicer defends time gap before White House acted on Michael Flynn

Spicer defends time gap before White House acted on Michael Flynn

Yates was initially appointed an assistant US attorney in 1989 by then-President George W. Bush. "This man (Flynn) has served for many years, he's a general, he's a - in my opinion - a very good person". Flynn was sacked by Trump after less than a month on the job. Asked to clarify his assertion that she was a "supporter of Clinton", Spicer later said Yates was "widely rumored to play a large role in the Justice Department if Hillary Clinton had won".


Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

Is the Data Act more boon or boondoggle? "You're kidding", Lavrov told reporters sarcastically before waving his hand dismissively and leaving the room. Peskov calls it "an entirely domestic matter" for the United States. After Wednesday's meeting, Tillerson and Lavrov will meet again Thursday, along with their six other Arctic Circle counterparts, in Fairbanks, Alaska for a ministerial meeting.



Climate envoys meet in Bonn despite Trump threat over Paris deal

President Donald Trump's advisers remain divided over the accord, which won the backing of 195 nations in 2015. The Paris agreement will be discussed at an upcoming summit in Taormina, Italy on May 26-27. China and France "should protect the achievements of global governance, including the Paris Agreement ", the foreign ministry in Beijing quoted Xi as telling his newly-elected counterpart Emmanuel Macron in a phone call.



No talks on Russian Federation meddling in election: Lavrov

This was despite the fact the White House meant to not allow photographers from media companies into the Oval Office for that meeting. But he did not say that he also works for Tass , a Russian state-run news agency. On Wednesday, administration officials barred the American press from the oval office . The Kremlin outmaneuvered the White House over the dissemination of photos of a rare Oval Office meeting between President Trump and top Russian diplomats that was closed to the USA press.