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Lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

Democrats have accused Trump of attempting to thwart the FBI's probe and have called for some type of independent inquiry into the matter. Shortly after Comey's firing, The Washington Post quoted an extraordinary thirty anonymous sources "at the White House, the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and on Capitol Hill, as well as Trump confidants and other senior Republicans", for a story titled, "Inside Trump's anger and impatience - and his sudden decision to fire ...



United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

In a show of force, the United States sent an aircraft carrier strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson, to waters off the Korean peninsula to conduct drills with South Korea and Japan. In recent years, North Korea successfully put satellites into orbit twice aboard long-range rockets in what the United Nations called a disguised test of long-range missile technology.



WannaCry Malware Cyber-Attack Continues

The "Wannacry" malware virus exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software, taking over computers and demanding a payment of $300 (£232) in the virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits", said Europol, Europe's police agency.


AC, sofa, carpet put up at slain BSF troopers home removed

AC, sofa, carpet put up at slain BSF troopers home removed

Daya Shankar, the brother of the martyred soldier, who also works with the BSF, said it was an "insult" and that the local administration could have waited a day or two. BSF soldier Prem Sagar was killed by the Pakistan's Border Action Team along Line of Control on May 1 and his body was subsequently mutilated. While taking cover, Sagar and Naik Subedar Paramjeet Singh of the Army were left behind.


Will always remain a Congressman: Shankar Singh Vaghela

Will always remain a Congressman: Shankar Singh Vaghela

Senior Gujarat Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela on Monday repeated his stance that he was not in the race for the chief minister's post and was not contemplating joining the BJP. The senior MLA looking worrisome told that if the things do not change and the leadership continued to neglect the State than we would have to look for other options.


Modi regime creating intolerance across nation: Congress

Modi regime creating intolerance across nation: Congress

Stretching for over a fortnight, the celebration will begin with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on May 26 in Guwahati. The survey conducted by citizen engagement platform, LocalCirles, is based on over 2,00,000 votes collated from over 200 places, which included tier-I, II and III cities as well as rural areas.