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Trump may pick a new FBI director by next week

Trump spoke with reporters traveling with him on his way to give a commencement address at a Virginia college. Hudson was appointed to the bench by President George W. Mr Clapper said America's founding fathers had created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Mr Trump as president, that was now under assault and "eroding".



United States administration claims Syria has executed thousands of prisoners

The department released commercial satellite photographs showing what it said is a building in the prison complex that has been modified to support the crematorium. Jones called Tillerson's meeting with Lavrov "productive". Assessment of the facility, he said, included the presence of "the discharge stack, the probable firewall, the probable air intake - this is in the construction phase - this would be consistent if they were building a crematorium".


Sturgeon: SNP 'vital' to protect Scotland from dangers of Tory government

Sturgeon: SNP 'vital' to protect Scotland from dangers of Tory government

Scotland's First Minister said that "by necessity" Scotland might have to pursue membership of the European Free Trade Association (Efta ) before achieving full EU membership. It is, she said, "to demand a place for Scotland at the Brexit negotiating table and the inclusion of the case for our place in the single market in the negotiating remit".


Napoles ordered to be transferred to Camp Bagong Diwa

Napoles ordered to be transferred to Camp Bagong Diwa

The court on Monday issued a commitment order on the transfer of Napoles to the Taguig jail facility. "The prosecution countered that there is nothing to support the allegations of the accused Napoles and maintained that the BJMP is a more secure place to hold her while awaiting trial".



North Korea continues to threaten USA and its allies: White House

Japan's two-tier missile defense system first targets incoming missiles at the peak of their trajectory with the Standard Missile-3 launched from Aegis-equipped vessels. On May 14 (May 13 EDT in the U.S.), the DPRK did a new - and successful - launch of a ballistic missile. The missile, launched at a steep angle, reached an altitude of 2000km and travelled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan.



Busy day for French president: Names PM, meets with Merkel

According to her, from Germany's viewpoint, it would be possible to change European Union treaties, but there will be a lot of reforms first. At home, Macron started to shape his government by appointing relatively little-known lawmaker Edouard Philippe, 46, as his prime minister.