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New footage shows Turkish president watching Washington brawl

Turkey said the clash Tuesday was the fault of demonstrators who aggressively provoked Turkish-Americans who had gathered to see Erdogan. "This is a city where people should be allowed to come and peacefully protest". Asked what happened, one man bleeding profusely from a cut to his forehead said, "The Turks, the Turks, the Turks attacked us". The Turkish embassy claimed that the protesters were "affiliated with the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party)" - a banned separatist group in Turkey - and ...



Mueller Investigation Will Prolong, Not Halt, Political Controversy Over Russia

The White House denied that the dismissal was related to the Russian Federation investigation, although Trump told NBC News last week that he had "this Russian Federation thing" on his mind when making the decision. The Justice Department on Friday released the text of Rosenstein's opening remarks for the briefings on Capitol Hill. Trump has said he plans to nominate a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director soon, but there was no announcement Friday.


China calls on US, North Korea to end nuclear standoff

China calls on US, North Korea to end nuclear standoff

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.S. defense chief warned Friday that a military solution to the standoff with North Korea would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale", while the North vowed to rapidly strengthen its nuclear-strike capability as long as it faces a "hostile" U.S.



Health board suffers 'no direct impact' from cyber attack

The ransomware, which has spread globally , has been infecting computers by exploiting a Windows vulnerability involving the Server Message Block protocol, a file-sharing feature. The ransomware attackers have already received roughly $32,500 in bitcoin as of 7 a.m. EDT on Sunday. The ease of stopping the attack suggests the hackers were new to this game.


Aaron Rodgers Gets Students out of Sports Literature Final with Retweet

Aaron Rodgers Gets Students out of Sports Literature Final with Retweet

Packers quarterback, NFL MVP, Super Bowl victor and a 33-year-old man - is many years removed from high school. The MVP quarterback spotted a message sent to him on Twitter by student Peyton Meyer of Janesville, Iowa, and responded to the teenager's request to help his sports literature class cop out of its final exam.



Video shows Erdogan watched bodyguards' violent attack on protesters in DC

It is unclear if they worked for the embassy or were members of the counter-protest. Police called the violence a "brutal attack on peaceful protesters". "We weren't doing anything wrong", said pro-Erdogan demonstrator Mustafa Dikilitas. US President Donald Trump welcomes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he arrives for meetings at the White House in Washington , DC, May 16, 2017.