• Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Opening Statement to Senate Intelligence Committee, Annotated
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Opening Statement to Senate Intelligence Committee, Annotated

In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions contradicted a contention made by Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. Once they had left, Comey said , Trump said he hoped that Comey could see his way to "letting go" of the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's ties with the Russian gove...

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  • Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea Again to Meet Kim Jong Un
Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea Again to Meet Kim Jong Un

Today, after 17-months in captivity, Warmbier was released and is being flown home to the United States. "We expect there will be a detailed description of the release through the diplomatic channel (with the U.S.)", Lee Duk-haeng, spokesman at the Ministry of Unification, said in a press briefing.

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  • Sandy Hook Benefit Drops Megyn Kelly as Host Over Alex Jones Interview
Sandy Hook Benefit Drops Megyn Kelly as Host Over Alex Jones Interview

Hockley called on Kelly and NBC News to reconsider the decision to broadcast the interview with Jones - who also wants the program to be canceled because he's unhappy with unflattering lighting and edits made to his remarks. Kelly said she understood and respected the decision, but was disappointed. "They're scared of what we're doing". ...

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  • Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise
Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

The incident took place in Latimer Road's Grenfell Tower located in White City district. "Building on fire. Helicopter in sky". I saw her waving maybe 30mins ago, ' said a man who asked not to be named. More than 20 ambulance crews were at the scene. London ambulance services are responding to a major fire burned in west London . Polic...

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  • UK minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit
UK minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit

Lawmakers, who are by tradition not named at such meetings, told Reuters that there were no dissenting voices and that the party had no appetite for a leadership election. Thus we must begin this negotiation. The prime minister's spokesperson clarified the government's position were in line with Davis' statement. She added: "It is a condi...

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  • As Corbyn rises, May comes under fire; others in shock
As Corbyn rises, May comes under fire; others in shock

There have also been suggestions that May could try to form an alliance with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , whose controversial policies include stopping gay marriage, in order to form a government without a majority. 'We will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular, ' she said. ...

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  • SNP MSP: Indyref2 plans cost party 'a lot of votes'
SNP MSP: Indyref2 plans cost party 'a lot of votes'

Sturgeon suggested that she was ready to work with Labour, the second-biggest party in parliament, and others, to keep the Conservatives from five more years in power. However, the Daily Record said Mr Sturgeon dodged the issue of Scotland's future in her morning-after speech . The First Minster said her push for a second referendum "undoubtedly...

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  • OH native Otto Warmbier released in coma from North Korea
OH native Otto Warmbier released in coma from North Korea

A senior U.S. official said they had received worrying reports on his condition in a North Korean gulag, which prompted talks to bring him home immediately. citizens reported detained". A medical team and aircraft were organized, and North Korea was informed that a delegation would travel there. "It's a delicate matter, he said".

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  • Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed leaked More details
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed leaked More details

The illustrations are a dead giveaway that the game will be set in Ancient Egypt . On this front, there is some promise - Origins apparently started developed before Unity was finished, and it will benefit from not following Ubisoft's usual annual release schedule.

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Testifies On Contacts With Russians In 2016
AG Jeff Sessions Testifies On Contacts With Russians In 2016

To his boss? To his former Senate colleagues? Sessions said he recused himself from the Justice Department's current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign.

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  • North Korea releases jailed U.S. university student
North Korea releases jailed U.S. university student

They realized the importance of this trip and made it all possible for me". Warmbier was detained for trying to steal a propaganda slogan from his Pyongyang hotel and has confessed to "severe crimes" against the state , the North's official media said .

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  • Bette Midler Ignores Orchestra During Tony Awards Speech
Bette Midler Ignores Orchestra During Tony Awards Speech

In his acceptance speech , Platt encouraged young people to be odd, because "the thing that make you unusual are the things that make you powerful". She had opted not to sing during the show, so maybe she thought she deserved extra time . Jones spoke of her many lean years in the business, and thanked her "Nana" for selling her enga...

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  • Dollar stronger as sterling falls on election shock
Dollar stronger as sterling falls on election shock

Farron said May had called Thursdays election and gambled with Britains future “out of sheer arrogance and vanity, ” adding: “If she has an ounce of self-respect she will resign.”. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lacklustre campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay m...

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  • Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey
Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, be open to the public, according to the committee's leaders. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, urging him to investigate possible obstruction of justice by Trump in Grassley's position as chairman of the Judiciary Committee.

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  • Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet
Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet

The influential Leave campaigner was publicly humiliated during last year's Conservative leadership race, when he was eliminated in the second round, falling behind May and the newly minted Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom . While the move is seen as a largely political maneuver to shore up May's teetering position within the Conservative Party...

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  • 'North and South Korea could host World Cup'
'North and South Korea could host World Cup'

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis declared North Korea the " most urgent and risky threat" to world peace and security in a written testimony for the U.S. -South Korean military exercises, halting further missile or nuclear weapons tests by North Korea , suspension of global sanctions against North Korea .

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  • Jeff Sessions knows 'nothing' about Russian hacking
Jeff Sessions knows 'nothing' about Russian hacking

The attorney general also said he did not remember a "third meeting" or conversation with Russian officials previous year - beyond the two that he has acknowledged as part of his role as a then-senator. The president does have the right to shield communications with administration staff. "Gen. Sessions, respectfully you're not answering the quest...

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  • Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal
Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal

Ms Foster yesterday told Sky news, "We had very good discussions with the Conservative Party in relation to how we could support them in forming a national government; one that would bring stability to the nation". Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said: "Our resolve is to see these institutions put in place on the basis they were founded upon as qui...

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  • 5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing
5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

It's unclear if Sessions has the right to reserve that privilege before the president requests it. Curiously, he did so for Trump. The attorney general's testimony comes days after Comey told congressional investigators that FBI leaders expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation before the attorney general's M...

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  • President won; Comey minus one
President won; Comey minus one

Instead, Trump let his lawyer do the talking for him. "I'd like to invite the president to testify before the Senate". "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said toward the end of more than two hours of testimony before the Senate intelligence committee.

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