• Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
Attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

According to Leahy, lawmakers would also like to learn about what role Sessions had played in Comey's firing by Trump last month. Comey also has said Sessions did not respond when he complained he didn't "want to get time alone with the president again".

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  • White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe
White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

He then praised Trump as "the greatest communicator as a president we've ever had" - something his current communications team should be aware of and know how to handle. "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"???" Sources close to President Donald Trump say the United States president has been "down in the dumps" since he returned t...

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  • Erdogan Says Anti-Qatari Sanctions Contradict Islamic Values
Erdogan Says Anti-Qatari Sanctions Contradict Islamic Values

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan denounced the isolation of Qatar by neighbouring states as a violation of Islamic values and tantamount to a "death penalty" against Doha in a crisis reverberating through the Middle East and beyond. ICAO spokesman William Raillant-Clark said the agency could not make an immediate comment on the matter. "So we a...

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  • Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'
Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

Two-thirds of Conservative party members have said that Mrs May should resign as prime minister, according to one poll , but at a meeting with the influential 1922 committee she promised to serve for "as long as you want me to". May acknowledged the need for a broader consensus in the party on Brexit and recognized a range of views, a pro-EU l...

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  • Saudi Arabia says no blockade of Qatar
Saudi Arabia says no blockade of Qatar

Senegal, Chad and Niger recalled their ambassadors from Doha. Chad and Mauritania followed suit, and over the weekend Niger announced it was doing the same. "Without the support of Turkey and Qatar it would not be possible for Syria to push back Daesh (IS)", Erdogan said, referring to Ankara and Doha's backing of some of the same Syrian rebel group...

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  • UK PM May makes no comment after DUP talks
UK PM May makes no comment after DUP talks

Mrs May met the committee amid suggestions from some Conservative MPs that she would have to stand down following the disastrous election result which has resulted in the Tories seeking support from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) to prop up their Government .

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  • British Cabinet reshuffle post May's Election disaster
British Cabinet reshuffle post May's Election disaster

David Lidington, the leader of the Commons, also received a step up as the new Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary. He had previously promised to back Mr Johnson, but changed his mind at the last minute and prompted his former ally to pull out of the race.

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  • McCarthy quits the South Coast for Barnsley
McCarthy quits the South Coast for Barnsley

McCarthy added: "I'm absolutely delighted to be here, it's a thrill to get it over the line". However, it is Barnsley who have seemingly won the race for the defender, beating the likes of Sheffield United to the centre-back's signature and he could be set for his first full term in the Championship .

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  • 'Five Eyes' talks to focus on encryption: Australian PM
'Five Eyes' talks to focus on encryption: Australian PM

Later, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said his party would consider supporting the metadata legislation, so long as the details are revealed in parliament for all to consider. The asylum seekers, who arrived in Australia between 2009 and 2014, had been found to have visited the nation they claimed to have fled. "That is truly what balancing the p...

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  • Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France
Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

Southgate told Sky Sports: To come back from 2-1 down with the whole stadium bouncing and the memories that might have brought for the team, they put that to one side and they came through it. I see body language which says we are still in the game. However, as expected, Scotland fans booed throughout the British National Anthem. On a day...

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  • Centre clears Rs 10000 cr worth road projects for UP
Centre clears Rs 10000 cr worth road projects for UP

He added that the event is likely to see around 15 crore pilgrims. It would soon be possible to commute between Allahabad and Varanasi via the river route as the two cities would be connected through an inland waterway before the "Kumbh mela" in 2019, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

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  • South Korean military: Suspected DPRK drone spies on THAAD site
South Korean military: Suspected DPRK drone spies on THAAD site

The statement referred to the recent meeting of the WCC general secretary , Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, with newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Seoul on 30 May 2017, "to offer the ecumenical movement's support for and engagement in new initiatives for dialogue and peaceful coexistence on the Korean peninsula".

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  • Jeff Sessions Braces For Sharp Questions During Public Testimony to Senate Panel
Jeff Sessions Braces For Sharp Questions During Public Testimony to Senate Panel

Sessions' testimony will begin at 2:30 p.m. " Sessions is expected to counter this, saying he responded to Comey by telling him the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ needed to be aware of official protocol regarding communications with the White House", Swan said.

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  • US civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism
US civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism

This was one of four planned marches within California, and 28 nationwide . Chris Achey, 47, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, said he did not hate Muslims but believes that much of Islam is incompatible with Western culture. Protesters faced off against about 100 anti-Trump demonstrators during the rally. A line of police officers separated the group...

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  • Suspected N Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site
Suspected N Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

Equipped with a digital camera made by the Japanese company Sony , the device looked bigger than the previous drone, the JCS said . The South's military collected it and analyzed the content of the 64-gigabyte memory chip. Trump has also tried to intimidate North Korea by dispatching warships and bombers to the Korean Peninsula, but another KC...

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  • Suspected North Korean drone photographed USA missile-defense site
Suspected North Korean drone photographed USA missile-defense site

North Korea has been accused of spying on South Korea after a suspected Pyongyang drone was spotted on the site of a USA missile interceptor system, Seoul's military officials said Tuesday. Mr Trump has deployed naval ships to South Korea in an effort to prevent North Korea from carrying out further weapons tests. The drone was analyzed by...

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  • Is the Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution still on the table?
Is the Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution still on the table?

The survey of 600 respondents, conducted at the end of May, also showed that more than half of the Jewish Israelis polled felt that Israel should have immediately annexed the territories it conquered in the Six-Day War of 1967, and more than half thought that building Jewish settlements in the territories was "wise".

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  • Kevin Durant named Finals MVP after Warriors claim title
Kevin Durant named Finals MVP after Warriors claim title

But now, after their second National Basketball Association title in three years (a 4-1 series victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers ) their fans went into meme overdrive. Steph Curry followed with a deep 3 of his own to get the Warriors rolling on a 21-2 run. "Teams and franchises are going to be trying to figure out ways that they can put pers...

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  • DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May
DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

May called the snap election in April aiming to win a big majority so that Britain would enjoy a strong hand in Brexit negotiations without opposition parties and Tory rebels holding her back. Mrs May was attempting to thrash out a pact with Mrs Foster at a meeting in Downing Street to prevent the collapse of her administration. "It may not b...

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  • May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

She added that there should be "changes in the offer on Brexit as we go forward" - a direct challenge to the prime minister's authority. Arlene Foster , leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , will also have an important voice as the government will have to rely on her party's 10 MPs to effectively govern.

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