• What, exactly, was John McCain asking James Comey?
What, exactly, was John McCain asking James Comey?

COMEY: "No. That one was done". McCain said he doesn't understand how Comey could be done with the Clinton probe having concluded no charges were warranted, but wouldn't say the same about the Russian investigation. The 80-year-old Arizona Republican joked that he stayed up late watching an Arizona Diamondbacks game. Specifically, he mention...

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  • May's Tories, Northern Ireland's DUP Reach Deal to Prop Up Government
May's Tories, Northern Ireland's DUP Reach Deal to Prop Up Government

He said his party would seek to vote down May's Queen's Speech, or programme for government, when she presented it to parliament . Theresa May was fighting for survival on Saturday after a failed election gamble undermined her authority and plunged the country into a major political crisis days before talks to leave the European Union start.

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  • Police appeal for information on knives used in London Bridge attack
Police appeal for information on knives used in London Bridge attack

After crashing the van, they used 12in (30cm) pink ceramic knives tied to their wrists to attack passers-by. Pictures of the pink-bladed knives which the London Bridge terrorists used to slaughter innocent pedestrians have been released by police.

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  • UK polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle
UK polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

The change was unlikely to significantly quell unrest within the party. She had called the vote three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in nine days to take the country out of the European Union .

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  • Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan - FOX10 News
Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan - FOX10 News

This is the third so called "green on blue attack" in which Taliban infiltrators in the Afghan security forces have targeted members of the allied forces. The attack occurred after the United States military apologized for mistakenly killing two Afghan police officers in the south of the country late Friday.

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  • Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis
Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis

The UAE , along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt, is mounting an unprecedented diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar, alleging ties to terrorism. It also allows Bin Salman and Bin Zayed to send a clear message to their 37-year-old Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani: In this neighborhood, we run the show.

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  • US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege
US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

The Philippines military said the United States was providing technical assistance to end the siege of Marawi City by fighters allied to ISIL, but it had no boots on the ground. The government had earlier said the unrest had left 20 civilians, 134 militants and 39 government troops dead. The death toll was provided by the Philippine army on Satur...

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  • Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks
Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks

However, a document produced by the DUP in 2015 may provide some clues, and suggests the demands will focus more on fiscal policy than on social issues such as abortion and LGBT rights. With talks due to take place between the DUP and Irish nationalists Sinn Fein, commentators have questioned how the Government will be able to play a neutral role i...

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  • London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body
London attack: Death toll rises to 8 after police recover body

Much of the area around London Bridge remained cordoned off as police continued to investigate Saturday's attack that killed seven people and wounded dozens. "We received confirmation of the new toll this morning". Police early Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old man in east London in connection to the attack and are searching his home.

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  • N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives
N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

The DUP, which won 10 seats, said it is ready to talk with May about supporting her government, although such an alliance would be far from straight forward. Davidson also said she had received reassurances from May that the party's deal with the DUP would not involve a rollback of gay rights. In an interview with the Sunday Mirror , Corbyn s...

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  • Kerry, Gore denounce Trump for exiting Paris climate accord
Kerry, Gore denounce Trump for exiting Paris climate accord

Trump, he said, is not going to renegotiate the treaty despite suggesting he might do so "because he doesn't believe in it". On the contrary, 174 countries of the world signed Paris Climate Agreement yet Trump's rollback on the Clean Power Plan is America's first initiative towards loosing his commitment to the pact.

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  • Trump says Qatar funding terrorism at 'high level'
Trump says Qatar funding terrorism at 'high level'

The strong expressions of support for Doha from Turkey - which has long had regional foreign policies in line with Qatar , including support for revolutions during the Arab spring in 2011 and warmer relations with Iran than other Gulf states - has tempered some of the anxieties in Qatar, as the Emirates has appeared to strengthen its resol...

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  • U.S. forces give technical assistance as PH takes losses in Marawi
U.S. forces give technical assistance as PH takes losses in Marawi

The U.S. involvement in the Philippine fight is seen as particularly significant because it comes a few months after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kick U.S. Philippine marines were conducting a house-to-house search for militants allied with the Islamic State group who are still occupying parts of Marawi when the battle erupted Friday,...

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  • UK Election: Queen OKs May Going Coalition Route
UK Election: Queen OKs May Going Coalition Route

May wore snake-print kitten heels and a blue suit to meet Queen Elizabeth II and then speak outside 10 Downing Street. He said the two were so close to the PM that critical MPs believed that, unless they made way, she would not be able to change her leadership style to adopt a more "outgoing, inclusive, responsive, empathetic approach".

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  • Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next
Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next

It is hard to recall a previous election in which the choices available were less appetizing. Instead, voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. While Britain's newspapers worked themselves into paroxysms of ineffective fury to try to bring Corbyn down, he emerges from the election increasingly popular in the country, and...

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  • May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism
May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism

The following afternoon, Timothy revealed he had quit in a blog post on the ConservativeHome website, saying "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign" and citing the way May's so-called " dementia tax " had been handled as one of his regrets.

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  • Syrian regime militias reach the wire threatening US-backed forces
Syrian regime militias reach the wire threatening US-backed forces

The development, if true, would mean Russian-backed pro-government forces have blocked the path of US -backed opposition forces advancing north along the Iraqi-Syrian border, in the direction of the ISIS strongholds of Boukamal and Deir el-Zour, on the Euphrates River in eastern Syria .

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  • Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of beautiful daughter and sister'
Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of beautiful daughter and sister'

London Metropolitan Police said it was working with the coroner to identify the deceased victims and had dispatched family liaison officers to work with their families. "Her heart and spirit will live on in all of us". "As a family we are shocked and appalled by the actions of Khuram and his associates", his family said in a statement .

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  • Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army
Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army

Official estimates had earlier put the toll at 90 with over 460 persons injured in the attack. The blast shattered windows at the presidential palace, while Ghani was inside, The New York Times reports . "We would accept that the location for peace talks can be anywhere that is mutually agreeable, whether it be in Kabul where we would provide gu...

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  • Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'
Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

In the final TV event of the election campaign featuring the leaders of the two major parties, the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition faced a 45-minute barrage from members of the public. He said: "I do find it incredibly concerning that you wouldn't commit to doing that - it's our safety that you have to look out for first and foremost".

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