• Blumenthal: If Sessions had 3rd, undisclosed Russian meeting, it 'could be perjury'
Blumenthal: If Sessions had 3rd, undisclosed Russian meeting, it 'could be perjury'

Facing a Senate committee Thursday, Comey portrayed Trump as dismissive of the FBI's independence. "That is that the President was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference", Kasowitz said in a news conference Thursday afternoon.

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  • Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states
Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

Tillerson , too, faulted Qatar for allowing funds to flow to extremist groups, but in terms that were much less severe. Speaking from the State Department yesterday, Secretary Rex Tillerson said the blockade of Arab states against Qatar has had led to food shortages and the forced separation of families, and it also is "hindering US milit...

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  • Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock
Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock

Most of all, May and Clinton could talk about having the right message for voters. Theresa May , who followed him as prime minister, should have been content to accept the Brexit verdict and make the best of a hard situation. But May has some points in her favor. Ms Davidson has already u-turned on a u-turn and said that the Tories need to p...

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  • London attackers planned to use lorry
London attackers planned to use lorry

Three officers with guns poured out and mowed down the attackers, as the victim miraculously staggered to his feet and ran away. He said: "Because of the fact his payment method failed he couldn't get hold of that lorry". There also were two blowtorches. "They were still fairly close to the van". "The Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported ...

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  • Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis
Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

That Wednesday's attackers were able to travel to the so-called caliphate and back without alerting Iran's watchful security services has troubled many in the country. Trump was also criticised on social media by Iranians, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of September 11, ...

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  • Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks
Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks

The terrorist attacks in Tehran drew a wave of condemnations around the world, but US President Donald Trump chose to make hostile statements against Iran. The twin attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, media reports said. Terrorists entered the Parliament building while they had dressed as women, said a security official.

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  • United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?
United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?

Currently, investors seem to worry that a weakened Conservative prime minister would not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want a clean divorce from the European Union , even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market.

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  • Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit
Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

There was no way they were going to hold onto all 56 seats, but a loss of over 20 seats was not anticipated. During the campaign, she said she prided herself on sometimes being a "bloody hard woman". "But at the same time, she's very, very weak". Since the day he was elected the most unlikely leader the party has had in a generation, based on the m...

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  • Why didn't Modi raise Kulbhushan Jadhav, LoC issues with Sharif
Why didn't Modi raise Kulbhushan Jadhav, LoC issues with Sharif

Putin congratulated Sharif on Pakistan's accession to the SCO. "Terrorism is a major threat to humanity", Mr Modi said, adding that there was a need for concerted efforts to defeat terrorism and radicalisation. Modi thanked Xi for supporting India to join the SCO and said that the two countries should respect each others core interests and approp...

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  • Is the United Kingdom facing parliamentary paralysis?
Is the United Kingdom facing parliamentary paralysis?

Perplexed EU leaders, unexpectedly faced with the prospect of dealing with now-shaky British leadership, sought Friday to make sense of the drama, but also made clear that while Britain might be accorded time to regroup, it should not expect an extension of the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks to end.

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  • Theresa May aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign
Theresa May aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign

Timothy announced his resignation through Conservative Home , a centre-right political blog in the United Kingdom, saying: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme". In an indication of the unease within the party about the link-up with the DUP, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson...

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  • Housing Minister Gavin Barwell loses seat
Housing Minister Gavin Barwell loses seat

Barwell was one of eight Conservative government ministers to be defeated on a night which saw the Tories lose their overall majority resulting in a hung Parliament. "The hopelessness we are seeing on the ground about not being able to get on the housing ladder has come through", he said. He added: "I suspect that the housing brief will take a ba...

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  • 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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