• Sessions cites Department of Justice regulation in recusal from Russian Federation probe
Sessions cites Department of Justice regulation in recusal from Russian Federation probe

He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". The Attorney General's appearance before the Senate Committee comes after he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. "The Constitution provides the head of the executive branch certain privileges, and one of them is confidentiality of communications", Sess...

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  • Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'
Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

Ron Wyden: "There are none". "What are they?" Wyden asked . The nation's top law enforcement official - who has recused himself from all ongoing Russian Federation investigations - has himself become a focal point in congressional probes into the allegations of election meddling, in possible collusion with Trump's team, that have dogged ...

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  • Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying
Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying

Mr Trump wouldn't rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Mr Comey . President Donald Trump drops a binder of environmental impact statements while delivering remarks on infrastructure investment and deregulation at the Department of Transportation on Friday.

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  • AG Jeff Sessions is expected to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
AG Jeff Sessions is expected to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Angus King and Susan Collins will be among those questioning Sessions . Given that as Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey was overseeing the probe into Russian Federation and its possible collusion with the Trump team, the firing has led to questions about potential obstruction of justice.

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  • South Korea's Moon asks for Japan's patience in resolving 'past history'
South Korea's Moon asks for Japan's patience in resolving 'past history'

Japan and South Korea struck the landmark deal in December 2015 to "finally and irreversibly" resolve the long-standing comfort women row. According to Moon's office, Nikai conveyed to the South Korean leader a letter from Abe, in which the Japanese prime minister stressed the need to continue putting pressure on North Korea and to strengthen t...

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  • NBC moving ahead with Megyn Kelly interview with Alex Jones
NBC moving ahead with Megyn Kelly interview with Alex Jones

And even Jones called for Kelly not to air their interview, claiming his views were misrepresented. The gun violence prevention nonprofit Sandy Hook Promise has dropped NBC's Megyn Kelly as host of its annual gala, over Kelly's plans to air an interview with conspiracy theorist and Infowars host Alex Jones on her show on Sunday.

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  • Pakistan becomes member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
Pakistan becomes member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir were also present at the meeting. Describing terrorists as the chief violators of human rights and values, Modi said "We have full faith that the SCO would give a new push to our efforts in fight against terrorism ".

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  • General election 2017: Could Jeremy Corbyn become prime minister?
General election 2017: Could Jeremy Corbyn become prime minister?

Corbyn said that he still could become the United Kingdom prime minister following snap general election where the Conservative party lost parliamentary majority. "May won't be able to make any compromises because she lacks a broad parliamentary majority", he said. The election shock is "yet another own goal" that will make "already complex neg...

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  • Corbyn looks forward to May's 'coalition of chaos'
Corbyn looks forward to May's 'coalition of chaos'

The YouGov statistics also found that for every 10 years older a voter is, their chance of voting Tory increases by around eight per cent and the chance of them voting Labour decreases by six per cent. Though Goodwin did not eat the whole book live on television, the Internet seemed satisfied. "I was surprised that Jeremy Corbyn got 2 percent...

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  • UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief
UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who was asked to resign in the wake of a heating incentive scandal that cost the government hundreds of thousands of pounds, said on Twitter that discussions are "going well" and that there will be an agreement of sorts.

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  • London Bridge terror attack inquests open
London Bridge terror attack inquests open

See video of her visit in the above clip. Then, Kate met two groups of staff who were on duty on the evening of the attacks , and have continued to treat the patients. She also spoke with Dr. Malcolm Tunnicliff who is the hospital's director of emergency medicine. Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall visited the patients earlier this month.

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  • Dennis Rodman Heads To North Korea
Dennis Rodman Heads To North Korea

Rodman has made several visits to North Korea. Rodman had previously traveled to North Korea in January of 2014. Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted and sentenced in a one-hour trial in North Korea's Supreme Court in March 2016.

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  • South Korea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup
South Korea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

Moon Jae-in made the offer during a Monday meeting with Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino, saying such an event would contribute to establishing peace among the two Koreas and in Northeast Asia. On it's way back from the prohibited region, the drone reportedly crashed. South Korea has for sometime now been...

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  • Cyclone flattens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh
Cyclone flattens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

People have been evacuated to shelters, schools and government offices. All flights to Chittagong and river transports in Bangladesh have been suspended until further notice ahead of the cyclone. "Wind speed is estimated at 130 kmph in Saint Martins Island and 150 kmph Cox's Bazar port after it hit the area in between 6 AM and 7 AM", Cox's Baza...

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  • Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful
Deputy AG wouldn't fire Mueller if unlawful

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he would like special counsel Robert Mueller to stay the course, as a Trump ally hinted the president wants to remove the ex-FBI head. A White House official stressed that Ruddy "speaks for himself", not the Trump administration. The authority to appoint a special counsel fell to Rosenstein, after Atto...

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  • Israel & US to Test Arrow-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile System in Alaska
Israel & US to Test Arrow-3 Anti-Ballistic Missile System in Alaska

Israel and the United States are concerned that Iran has continued to work on both its nuclear program as well as its ballistic missile program despite worldwide criticism. The system is to be tested against a target similar to the advanced ballistic missiles which are now being developed, and which have already been achieved, by Iran.

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  • DUP and Conservatives hold talks
DUP and Conservatives hold talks

Later speaking in the Commons on the election of the Speaker John Bercow, Nigel Dodds said he "looked forward" to this Parliament. Davis, whose Conservative Party is due to put its policy programme or Queen's Speech to parliament on June 19 after failing to win a majority during Thursday's election, said the Brexit talks would begin at some...

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  • AG Sessions to Testify in Open Hearing Before the Senate's Intelligence Committee
AG Sessions to Testify in Open Hearing Before the Senate's Intelligence Committee

Sessions will testify in open session Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee, where he'll face questions over his role in the controversy around possible ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. In his testimony on Thursday, Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's inve...

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  • United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks
United Kingdom govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks

The more moderate left, he told me from London , needed to learn from "what Corbyn accomplished, especially in mobilizing the young". It drew strong support from young people, who appeared to have turned out to vote in bigger-than-expected numbers.

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  • Hate crimes in Canada up 5% in 2015: StatsCan
Hate crimes in Canada up 5% in 2015: StatsCan

The region's per capita number of hate crimes is the second-highest among Canada's 33 metropolitan areas, behind only Thunder Bay's 22.3 hate crime reports per 100,000 residents. "We need these numbers sooner". He also said in the statement that the Jewish community stood with other targeted groups in condemning hatred in all its forms.

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