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First on CNN - Devin Nunes: I can 'take the investigation over' after stepping aside

<b>(CNN) —</b> House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that he is still being "fully read-in" on the House Russia investigation and can retake control of the probe at any time, if he wanted to.<p>But for now, he's staying away, he told CNN.<p>"When I temporarily stepped aside from leading …

Devin Nunes

Why Erdogan Is Flooding Turkey’s Economy With Credit

In Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hunt for domestic enemies, even the invisible hand of the marketplace is getting cuffed.<p>With elections …

Economy

Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of about 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in Michigan in recent weeks who argued that they could face persecution or torture in Iraq because they are religious minorities.<p>U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith in Michigan issued an …

Immigration

Germany's Gabriel warns Qatar crisis could lead to war - newspaper | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - The dispute between Qatar and other Arab states could lead to war, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told a newspaper on Saturday, adding that he still saw a chance to defuse the tension.<p>German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (L) and Libya's Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamed …

North Africa

NATO Considers New Counterterrorism Post Following Trump Demands

Allies to discuss new proposal to expand its counterterrorism efforts at meeting on May 5<p>BRUSSELS—The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is considering appointing a senior official to oversee counterterrorism efforts, a move aimed at meeting one of President Donald Trump’s demands that the alliance …

Geopolitics

Trump's approval rating at the 100-day mark is the lowest in modern history

President Trump's approval rating as he reaches the 100-day mark of his tenure is at 43%, the lowest of any president since 1953.<p>Presidents typically enjoy higher approval ratings at the start of their terms following successful presidential campaigns. Those ratings then tend to decrease over time. …

Microsoft wants to pay you to use its Windows 10 browser Edge

Rebranded Microsoft Rewards will now pay you to dump Google’s Chrome for its browser – but only if you make Bing your default search engine<p>Microsoft has a new browser. It launched with Windows 10 and it’s called Edge. The company says it’s faster, more battery efficient and all-round better than …

Windows 10

A majority of Americans trust Clinton over Trump on foreign policy

Hillary Clinton is dominating in post-convention polls showing voters believe she is better equipped to handle foreign policy issues than her …

Pope complains schools are telling children they can choose their gender

In remarks to Polish bishops, Francis blames textbooks supplied by ‘persons and institutions who donate money’<p>Pope Francis has lamented that children are being taught at school that gender can be a choice.<p>Francis made his remarks during a private meeting last week with bishops from Poland during …

Pope Francis

Iran postpones job tests because of gender bias

With thousands of people due to sit exams for state sector jobs, all managerial roles are revealed to be exclusive to men<p>Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has ordered the postponement of annual exams for the recruitment of government employees after it emerged that the vacancies advertised had …

South Asia

Trump unleashes teleprompter-powered attack on Clinton

‘We’re going to be discussing all of the things that have taken place with the Clintons.'<p>Donald Trump on Tuesday celebrated the final primary wins of 2016, but the presumptive GOP nominee who stood at a podium and read from a teleprompter was a more chastened, less bombastic version of the …

Donald Trump

Greece Is Kicking Another Can Down the Road

At a long anticipated meeting of euro-area finance ministers in Brussels this week, officials struck a preliminary deal with Greece to ease the …

Indonesia 'may blacklist Leonardo DiCaprio over palm oil comments'

<b>Indonesia says it may ban Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio from returning over his comments on rainforests being cleared for palm oil plantations.</b><p>Mr DiCaprio entered Indonesia on a tourist visa and on Sunday visited Gunung Leuser National Park in Aceh.<p>"A world-class biodiversity hotspot... but …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Kenyan MPs whistle to stop President Kenyatta's state-of-the-nation address

<b>Loud whistling interrupted the Kenyan president as he tried to make his annual state of the nation address to parliament, which was broadcast live.</b><p>Opposition MPs began blowing on whistles a few seconds into President Uhuru Kenyatta's speech.<p>They had earlier vowed to disrupt proceedings to protest …

Africa

Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually …

Christianity