• Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'
Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

That's a lot of I. "I'm not able to invoke executive privilege, that's the president's prerogative", Sessions said. "It is absurd, frankly, to suggestion a recusal from a single specific investigation would render an attorney general unable to manage the leadership of the various Department of Justice law enforcement components that conduct tho...

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  • Iran Capture and Kill ISIS Members Responsible for Terrorist Attack Last Week
Iran Capture and Kill ISIS Members Responsible for Terrorist Attack Last Week

Alavi did not provide further details or offer any evidence. Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after a pair of stunning Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 16 people and wounded over 40.

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  • Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump
Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump

During the interview, Stephanopoulos repeatedly pressed Lewandowski on a private meeting the president held with Comey on February 14 in the Oval Office, in which Trump allegedly asked everyone else in the room to leave so he could speak with the then-FBI director alone.

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  • Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe
Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

If Comey had information that Sessions would need to recuse himself, he said , that would have been "double reason" to talk to Boente. And it's conceivable that that occurred. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey accused Attorney General Jeff Sessions of being dishonest in his testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and...

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  • 6 key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' Senate testimony
6 key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' Senate testimony

Jeff Sessions's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee today didn't produce any bombshells, nor did it show an administration with anything like an airtight case against the allegations made by James Comey before the same committee last week.

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  • Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would support Labour on an 'issue by issue' basis
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would support Labour on an 'issue by issue' basis

Ms Sturgeon said her timetable for holding a second vote on Scottish independence is "as it's always been", having previously said it would be between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. "I'm trying to find a compromise". Ms Davidson was speaking at a removal company warehouse in Edinburgh to introduce prime minister Theresa May on her last campaign...

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  • Two more Tehran attacks suspects detained in Iran
Two more Tehran attacks suspects detained in Iran

Last Wednesday's rare and coordinated attacks on Tehran left dozens of people wounded. More than 40 people were wounded in the attack. Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said that 41 IS-linked terrorists were detained, Mehr news agency reported June 9.

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  • Residents being evacuated from burning building
Residents being evacuated from burning building

A 24-floor West London Tower block was engulfed by fire on Wednesday. He said he was alerted to the fire not by fire alarms but by people on the street below, shouting "don't jump, don't jump". The group said there was one entry and exit to Grenfell Tower during improvement works and it had issues with evacuation procedures. There are images on...

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  • DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy
DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy

May's spokesman said it remained government policy to cut net migration to under 100,000 and Brexit Minister David Davis also said walking away without securing a deal with the remaining 27 European Union states remained a possibility. Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a r...

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  • Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing
Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing

Testifying last week, Comey said after that "disturbing" private talk with Trump, he went to the attorney general and told Sessions "it can't happen that you get kicked out of the room and the president talks to me". Sessions said he agreed with a letter drafted by his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, that Comey should be replaced. The abrupt dismissal ...

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  • South Korea pitches World Cup with North Korea, Japan and China
South Korea pitches World Cup with North Korea, Japan and China

South Korea's agreement with the United States to deploy the Thaad battery was part of Washington's strategy to dominate the Asia Pacific region and thus "plug the South Korean regime into its project for building its global missile shield", the statement continued.

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  • 'I'll 100pc testify on Comey claims'
'I'll 100pc testify on Comey claims'

Mr Comey alleges that Mr Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Responding to the president's vow to testify under oath, CNN reporter Manu Raju asked on Twitter , "Will Trump regret this?" Think of that. I hardly know the man.

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  • North Korean soldier crosses into the South: JCS
North Korean soldier crosses into the South: JCS

A suspected North Korean drone photographed a us missile defence system in South Korea before it crashed near the border where it was found last week, Seoul's Defence Ministry said Tuesday. Unsophisticated drones, such as the ones used by North Korea, have steadily become an important issue for USA troops around the world. In January pr...

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  • Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on
Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

The jury has deliberated a total of about 16 hours over two days. The stenographer of Judge Steve O'Neill read back the original police complaint filed with the Durham Police Department in Canada back in 2005, along with the testimony Constrand gave last week, which could be found here .

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  • Massive fire engulfs London high-rise injuring 30
Massive fire engulfs London high-rise injuring 30

She told reporters: "This is an unprecedented incident. I saw it engulfed in flames". Residents who escaped the building, which contained 120 flats, spoke of others trapped and screaming for help, with some holding children from windows and others jumping from upper floors.

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  • Ambulances sent to London fire scene
Ambulances sent to London fire scene

There has been no word from emergency services as to whether people are trapped inside the building or not. The cause of the fire is under investigation. " This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances ". In a statement on Facebook, Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said: " Firefighter...

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  • Former UK PM Major
Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile almost two decades after a USA -brokered 1998 peace agreement. Delegations from the DUP, Sinn Féin, the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party and Alliance also are due to meet the Minister ...

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  • Raqqa battle: 'Staggering' civilian toll from US-led air strikes
Raqqa battle: 'Staggering' civilian toll from US-led air strikes

We review the key developments in Syria , including government advances against ISIS in Raqqa , claims that the USA military is boosting its artillery capabilities in southern Syria and reports of fierce fighting between the SDF and ISIS militants east of Raqqa city.

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  • Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says
Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Under Davidson's leadership, the Scottish Conservatives managed to increase the number of Tory MPs in Scotland from one to 13 - ousting former SNP leader Alex Salmond and its Westminster leader Angus Roberson from their seats. The 10 DUP MPs would provide vital support to May after her majority was wiped out as the snap election gamble backfire...

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  • USA may send more troops to Afghanistan in fight against 'surging' Taliban
USA may send more troops to Afghanistan in fight against 'surging' Taliban

John McCain , R-Ariz., said Congress couldn't pass a budget without a strategy. When asked what "winning looks like", Mattis replied that it would mean a long-term USA presence and Afghan security forces that were capable enough to control violence at local levels.

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