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Putin says Donald Trump is suffering 'schizophrenia' over intelligence leaks

Either claim on its own - that he divulged top-secret information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during an Oval Office meeting, or that he pressed Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey to drop a probe into ex-national security advisor Michael Flynn - would plunge any White House into serious crisis.


Hillary Clinton Takes a Swipe at The Media in French Election Tweet

Hillary Clinton Takes a Swipe at The Media in French Election Tweet

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron and outgoing French President Fran├žois Hollande attend a ceremony to mark the Western allies' World War II victory in Europe in Paris. Launay, who spent 19 years as a Socialist lawmaker before joining forces with Macron's party, dismissed concerns over the lack of political experience of the novice candidates.



The BC Liberals win a minority government

NDP and B.C. Liberals) With the Liberals now set to take 43 of the 44 seats required for a majority government , a turnaround in Courtenay-Comox would have major consequences. But for tonight, the election results look like a rebuke for Clark and a challenge for Weaver and the Greens. "And so it is by no means finished and the dynamics of the house, once it's finally constituted in the form that it's going to take, I think, will have a lot to do with what the story is from here on".



For the good of the nation, Donald Trump should resign

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded Tuesday that the FBI turn over all documents it has relating to communications between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey. The newspaper said Comey was in the Oval Office that day with other national security officials for a terrorism threat briefing. The panel's top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, a constant Trump critic, called the allegation of Trump pressure on Comey "explosive" and said "it ...



CARNEY: The Brexit-triggered consumer slowdown has begun

The Bank of England sent a mixed message on the future pace of interest rate rises on Thursday ahead of next month's general election, with a modest downgrade of its 2017 growth forecast and a majority vote to keep rates this month on hold at 0.25 per cent.



Putin dismisses Trump information-sharing scandal as 'schizophrenia'

Addressing the Comey memo, GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said: "If Comey felt like the president was trying to obstruct justice, Comey would have been duty-bound to report it to the DOJ and act on it". "I am obviously pleased to see Ambassador Dermer's comment", he said, adding later that the White House "appreciates" the comment. He said he would give the Federal Bureau of Investigation a week and then "if we need a subpoena, we'll do it".