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Comey Firing: Most Disapprove of Trump Action, Poll Shows

A rival narrative has since emerged, fueled by a torrent of leaks indicating the source of Trump's dissatisfaction was, in fact, plainly the F.B.I.'s investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. US intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to disrupt the election that included hacking into Democratic Party emails and leaking them, with the aim of helping Trump.



Firing of FBI Director doesn't stem developments in Russian Federation probe

With Comey gone, there were speculations whether a special prosecutor would be hired to investigate the case, however the White House appeared to shut down the notion. "Regardless of recommendation I was going to fire Comey". During an often-combative press briefing, she told reporters of the chaotic and confusing week: "In this process, I gave you the best information I had at the moment".



Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed

In April, US Central Command (CENTCOM) said Hasib might have been killed during a raid in Nangarhar, but there had been no confirmation of this prior to Sunday's announcement. Since March, an offensive was launched against the terrorist group in which the United States and Afghan special forces used drone strikes and other air support to target their hideouts.


Jakarta's Christian governor found guilty of blasphemy

Jakarta's Christian governor found guilty of blasphemy

Indonesian Muslim protesters hold a rally during a trial for Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama outside the North Jakarta court on May 9, 2017. Photos quickly appeared online of Ahok, who still commands vast popularity in Jakarta , the capital, being warmly greeted by prison staff. Ahok said he would appeal, but it was unclear if he would be released once that process is underway.


Younis Khan to coach Afghanistan team after retirement

Younis Khan to coach Afghanistan team after retirement

Buoyed by a series-levelling win five days ago the hosts are in pursuit of a first Test series success in five years against a team ranked higher. According to reports in the Pakistani media, Amir discussed this prospect with teammates after Pakistan lost the second Test against the West Indies in Barbados.