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Trump Says He Would Have Fired 'Show Boat' Comey Without Any Recommendation

Describing himself as a "very active president", Trump said it was becoming very hard for his surrogates to explain things with flawless accuracy to reporters at the news conferences. Burr added that whatever course the FBI decides to take in its Russian Federation probe, the Intelligence Committee's investigation will "continue as aggressively as we're able to".



Alarm grows over global cyber attacks, infects computers in nearly 100 countries

Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the USA delivery firm FedEx and many other organizations. "We encourage all Americans to update your operating systems and implement vigorous cybersecurity practices at home, work, and school", the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said in a statement released late Friday.


5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

On Instagram, the trans writer and activist admitted she "felt conflicted" about the gig. Hamila Aden, the first Miss Minnesota USA contestant to compete in a hijab and burkini, understands the importance of female role models in today's society.


Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

Dean of the faculty of archaeology, Cairo University Mohamed Hamza believes that they date from the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. Egyptologist Salah al-Kholi said the discovery was "the first human necropolis found in central Egypt with so many mummies", before saying "It could herald even more discoveries in the area".


Home secretary to visit Valley today to assess situation

Home secretary to visit Valley today to assess situation

Amid the meeting, the Union Home Secretary talked about the general circumstance in the state with the central pastor. Mehrishi is expected to call on the state's Governor N N Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The Election Commission later also cancelled the May 25 bypoll to Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in view of volatile situation. Last month, Mufti met Prime Minister Modi at his residence in New Delhi and briefed him about the security situation in the Valley.



Triple talaq is the worst way to dissolve a marriage, says SC

While hearing the petitions, a member of the five-judge constitution bench, Justice Rohinto Fali Nariman said, "school of thoughts say that triple talaq is legal, but it is the worst and not desirable form for dissolution of marriages among Muslims".