• Comey Told Senators of a Third, Undisclosed Meeting Between Sessions and Russians
Comey Told Senators of a Third, Undisclosed Meeting Between Sessions and Russians

Comey's excuse for this unauthorized disclosure of privileged information and appears to entirely retaliatory". Discussing the meeting in which Comey says Trump asked him to back off Flynn, Democratic Sen. Comey clearly wanted credit for the appointment of the special counsel. Comey contended that the material was not classified or protected. ...

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  • Theresa May to form fragile government after United Kingdom election debacle
Theresa May to form fragile government after United Kingdom election debacle

Labour's increase in seats from 229 to 261 - with one seat still undecided - confounded expectations that his left-wing views made him electorally toxic. The losses complicate the SNP's plans to push for a new referendum on Scottish independence as Britain prepares to leave the EU. Corbyn accused the Conservatives of undermining Britain's security ...

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  • Two US soldiers killed and two wounded in attack by Afghan soldier
Two US soldiers killed and two wounded in attack by Afghan soldier

The US-Forces in Afghanistan said that an investigation is being conducted to determine the specific circumstances that led to this incident. The day of mourning on June 10 comes in the wake of recent terrorist attacks in the capital, Kabul and the south-eastern Khost and western Herat provinces.

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  • Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government: May
Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government: May

Below is an edited transcript. The Brexit talks formally begin in two weeks time , the options are a weakened PM still trying to push for a hard exit - or a new (minority) government scrambling to build a coherent argument for a softer agreement.

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  • Narendra Modi meets Pak PM Nawaz Sharif in Kazakhstan
Narendra Modi meets Pak PM Nawaz Sharif in Kazakhstan

India and Pakistan on Friday joined the SCO with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that unless strong and coordinated efforts are made, the issues of radicalisation and financing and training of terrorists would be impossible to address, in a veiled dig at Islamabad .

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  • UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure
UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

In keeping with tradition when no party has won a majority, May met with Queen Elizabeth II on Friday to ask permission to form a government. If the exit poll is correct, Labour , led by veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn , could attempt to form a government with those smaller parties, which strongly oppose most of May's policies on domest...

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  • Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation
Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

ConservativeHome, an blog for Tories, posted statements Saturday from both Hill and Timothy. Now they are gone, blamed for the disastrous election campaign, their scalps the price she had to pay for staying in office. She said: "It's been a pleasure to serve in government, and a pleasure to work with such an excellent prime minister". May's off...

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  • Police seeking London attack victim find body in Thames
Police seeking London attack victim find body in Thames

Thomas' next of kin have been informed of this development ". Delcros was seriously injured by the van, although her condition in hospital has stabilised, her family said. A 27-year-old man arrested on Tuesday morning and a 30-year-old man arrested on Wednesday morning are also being held, the Met said. The Islamic State terror group has claime...

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  • Bill Cosby's Accuser Grilled for Alleged Inconsistencies in Story
Bill Cosby's Accuser Grilled for Alleged Inconsistencies in Story

Johnson, a former assistant at the William Morris talent agency, testified Monday that in 1996 Cosby pressured her to take a pill that left her largely incapacitated. "Ma'am I was mistaken, it was 2002", Constand said. She said on Tuesday that she felt her continued friendship with Cosby after the alleged assault was important to the school's athle...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan To Send Troops to Qatar Amid Gulf Rift
Turkey's Erdogan To Send Troops to Qatar Amid Gulf Rift

In severing diplomatic ties with its Gulf neighbour on Monday, Riyadh accused Qatar of supporting groups including some backed by Iran . Trump on Tuesday hailed the decision by the states to cut ties with Qatar as a sign his trip to Saudi Arabia paid off.

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  • ISL, I-League likely to run simultaneously for 2017-18 season
ISL, I-League likely to run simultaneously for 2017-18 season

Chaired by AFC general secretary Dato' Windsor John, the meeting included representatives of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), the Sports Ministry, the I-League and ISL clubs as well as from the world governing body, FIFA, the players' representatives and the AFC.

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  • UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament
UK Prime Minister May's Party Projected To Lose Majority In Parliament

This morning, after the general election count, the Conservative Party looked like they would end up with 319 seats (down 13 on 2015) and Labour 261 (up 29 seats), resulting in a hung Parliament . "I think we lack quality in terms of who we can choose, it is very limited". May's calculated gamble has, however, spectacularly backfired: the sm...

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  • May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco
May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco

That's what we will deliver. John Curtice, who oversees the exit poll for a consortium of broadcasters, said Friday that the Conservatives' final tally might be a bit higher than 314, but it was extremely unlikely they would get a majority.

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  • UK PM May seen fighting for survival after election failure
UK PM May seen fighting for survival after election failure

On Thursday, the United Kingdom held a snap general election, which was called by May in order to unify the parliament ahead of the Brexit negotiations with Brussels. Kai Ryssdal: I think we ought to start probably, with a definition of terms here, as to what happens now with Brexit . "They want to send this country back 50 years but I want u...

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  • US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens
US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

In a day of mixed messages and chaotic diplomacy, Tillerson emphasized the economic, humanitarian and military damage he said the blockade was inflicting. Plan A is to demonise the Qatar leadership, painting it as a sponsor of terrorism and crippling its economy unless it bows to their collective demands.

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  • President Donald Trump tweets of James Comey's testimony 'total and complete vindication'
President Donald Trump tweets of James Comey's testimony 'total and complete vindication'

The benefit of the doubt might normally go to a president, except for Trump's penchant for telling whoppers about everything from the size of his inaugural audience to Mexico sending its criminals to the United States . So he leaked his memorandums on the Trump discussions to the New York Times . Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that h...

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  • Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list'
Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list'

In a Wednesday phone call with the Qatari Emir, Trump extended an olive branch , offering to help the parties resolve their differences with a White House meeting if necessary, and offered the services of Tillerson as a mediator. "Our relationship with the US speaks for itself". Countries across the globe increasingly faced with the same conun...

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  • Top two aides to British PM May quit
Top two aides to British PM May quit

A council chief labelled Mrs May "a liability" while one Labour MP described her pursuit of the Democratic Unionist Party's support as "desperate". Owen Paterson, a senior Conservative lawmaker, said "let's see how it pans out", when asked about May's future. It is too early to say with any certainty what the change from a majority to minorit...

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  • Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: Foreign Minister
Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: Foreign Minister

Schaefer said Germany would do all it could to promote a resumption of dialogue to resolve the crisis, but had no intention of becoming a key mediator despite meetings in recent days between German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and his counterparts from Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

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  • London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames
London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames

Youssef Zaghba , the child of a Moroccan father and Italian mother, on Tuesday was named as one of the men who killed seven and injured dozens more on Saturday night. Authorities said police know the identity of the three attackers who were shot dead by police but won't yet make them public for operational reasons.

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