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Cornyn, Gowdy among candidates to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

They said that they are also requesting "all documents, memoranda, analyses, emails, and other communications relating to the President's decision to dismiss Director Comey" and asked that McGahn respond to them by May 25. Yingst also asks if Trump is considering canceling the press briefing. Mr Trump added: "He's a showboat". Later, however, they said that President Trump had planned to fire Mr Comey regardless.


Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

Facebook is still available in Thailand after concerns arose authorities would shut it down if the social media giant did not take down content deemed threatening to national security. Despite a report that claimed Thailand's government would block access to Facebook at 10am on Tuesday, the site can still be accessed by users in Thailand.


Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

The post Trump revealed highly classified material to Russian officials, Washington Post reports appeared first on PBS NewsHour . Buzzfeed News later reported that two officials have confirmed the report, indicating that "it's far worse than what has already been reported".


Pro-Quist group filing FEC complaint; says Gianforte circumventing contribution limits

Pro-Quist group filing FEC complaint; says Gianforte circumventing contribution limits

The campaign to elect Democrat Rob Quist, a musician and ranchers' son running on a populist platform, paid for the ad. "It signifies the fact that the people of Montana and the people of the nation are backing me". Campaign spokesman Brock Lowrance on Monday called End Citizens United a "sham group" and the complaint "bogus". We don't have a clue where Quist stands on most issues, and his criticism of Gianforte seems to be either confused or completely without merit-for example, claiming that ...


Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race

Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race

In his first term, Rouhani pushed through a landmark agreement with global powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of worldwide financial sanctions. But Rohani's influence is limited and he has less power than Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Raisi is a former prosecutor and current custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, the foundation managing the affairs of Imam Reza's shrine, which has an annual revenue of $210 billion.



Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

Deep cuts in the USA could trigger a political backlash at the White House, as President Donald Trump has repeatedly pointed to auto makers like Ford as examples of companies adding U.S.jobs. Since taking office, Trump has regularly focused on creating jobs in sectors like the automotive industry, though he has released few concrete plans to do so.