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Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

Erdogan said Tuesday that cooperation between the USA and Turkey is "very important for the world" and vowed to expand economic and military ties between the two countries. A bipartisan group of lawmakers wrote Trump on Tuesday, asking him to raise the issue of human rights with Erdogan given the increasing suppression of dissent in his country.



Microsoft slams the government for stockpiling software exploits

Meanwhile, ABC News provided five ways to become "smaller targets" for "ransomware" hackers. Cybersecurity experts have said the majority of the attacks targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. Experts were ascertaining whether it was the same malware virus behind the world's biggest ransomware attack. In Australia, Cyber Security Minister Dan Tehan warned that there will always be threats of cyber attacks despite measures to intensify the country's cyber security.



Texas policeman charged with murder over teenage death

Oliver meant to cause serious bodily injury and commit an act clearly risky to human life that caused the death of an individual", Dallas County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman, Melinda Urbina, told CNN . Oliver, 37, fired rounds from a rifle into a auto of teenagers as they drove aways from a party Saturday night. His attorney, Cindy Stormer, called for patience in a statement provided to the Dallas Morning News .



Trump Asked Comey to Stop Flynn Investigation — NY Times

In a Twitter posting on Friday, Trump said that "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" A source said the encounter between Comey and Trump unfolded after the then FBI Director was in the Oval Office briefing Trump along with Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.


Trump's blasts his 'pathetic' critics after firing Comey

Trump's blasts his 'pathetic' critics after firing Comey

Trump was furious over the FBI's growing Russian Federation investigation and began turning on Comey in March, when the lawman testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee that his agency was, in fact, probing the Trump campaign. CNN said Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" Trump may have, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter. "If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over", Senator Lindsey O.



Comey's independent streak, dramatic flair could haunt Trump

Comey could testify during an investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, meaning the president's tweet could be seen as witness intimidation . Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plan to interview four candidates on Saturday for a nominee that Trump will send to the Senate.