• Germany hits out at new US sanctions against Russia
Germany hits out at new US sanctions against Russia

Russian Federation is the primary energy exporter to much of Europe, particularly with respect to natural gas. "Europe's energy supply is a matter for Europe, and not for the U.S. Nord Stream has torn Europe apart already. Many Western European countries, especially Germany, back it, arguing that a new pipeline will increase supplies and lower en...

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  • United States sanctions on Russian Federation threaten European energy firms-Germany, Austria
United States sanctions on Russian Federation threaten European energy firms-Germany, Austria

In a joint statement on June 15, Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged the United States to back off from any attempt to link the situation in Ukraine with the question of who can sell gas to Europe.

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  • Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller
Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller

The Washington Post first reported the investigation Wednesday evening. In fact, the FBI has been investigating Trump on the obstruction charge at least since May 9, the day that Trump fired Comey who, as the Bureau's chief, was leading the investigation into Trump's Russian Federation connections and how they might have influenced the 201...

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  • Brexit talks with European Commission to begin on Monday
Brexit talks with European Commission to begin on Monday

The UK Government wants the talks to take place in parallel during the Brexit process but both sides have made finding a solution to the issue of citizens' rights a priority. "There was an update on the on-going talks with the DUP ", the Prime Minister's official spokesman said. "I can't negotiate with myself", he told The Financial Times...

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  • Senate Intel Panel Won't Probe if Trump Obstructed Justice
Senate Intel Panel Won't Probe if Trump Obstructed Justice

Donald Trump has blasted the " phony story " that he is being investigated for obstruction of justice, saying it is "the single greatest witch hunt in American political history". Senior US intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for Robert Mueller , a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation ch...

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  • Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'lie'
Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'lie'

In a dramatic and packed Senate hearing, Sessions vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations" and declared it a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russian Federation and the election campaign that sent Trump to the White House .

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  • Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin
Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin

A Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons, just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels.

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  • Macron's party leads in French parliamentary elections
Macron's party leads in French parliamentary elections

To achieve that, a candidate would need more than half of the votes and that must account for at least a quarter of registered voters. It had been expected that the conservative Les Republicains (The Republicans) would be mobilized to form the largest bloc in the National Assembly.

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  • Trump Is Considering 'Terminating' Special Counsel Mueller, Friend Says
Trump Is Considering 'Terminating' Special Counsel Mueller, Friend Says

Last week, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said the committee would ask Johnson to testify about interactions former President Barack Obama's administration had with secretaries of state and local election officials about the dangers the Russian hacking posed to election systems.

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  • Trump Slams Russia Probe: Why Isn't Hillary Being Investigated?
Trump Slams Russia Probe: Why Isn't Hillary Being Investigated?

A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment. WASHINGTON (AP) - The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported.

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  • FBI issues new photos of man wanted in police chief's death
FBI issues new photos of man wanted in police chief's death

Webb is wanted in connection with the murder of Gregory Adams on December 4, 1980. The FBI released new images of one of the longest tenured fugitives on their "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list and their offering $100,000 for info leading to his arrest or remains.

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  • Trump Will Probably Fire Robert Mueller — Surprise
Trump Will Probably Fire Robert Mueller — Surprise

Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation served as the Trump White House's first reasoning for firing Comey - though Trump later undercut that explanation by saying he fired Comey in hopes of ending the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Mueller probe examining obstruction
Mueller probe examining obstruction

Onlookers have assumed that any obstruction was meant to prevent evidence of "collusion" or Russian infiltration of Trump's campaign from surfacing. "Nice", Trump tweeted , later repeating his accusation that the probe is a "witch hunt". Trump, believes that the mainstream media has not been fair to him and outlets like The New York Times , The ...

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  • Trump has 'no intention' to fire Mueller
Trump has 'no intention' to fire Mueller

The widening of the probe reportedly began shortly after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in early May. A spokesman for President Donald Trump's lawyer says a Washington Post report that the president is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice came from an "inexcusable and illegal" FBI leak.

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  • 'Happy Death Day' is the 'Groundhog Day' of horror movies
'Happy Death Day' is the 'Groundhog Day' of horror movies

Happy Death Day brings back a familiar 80s style slasher, combining it with a Groundhog Day premise. It stars Jessica Rothe as a college student who is murdered on the night of her birthday. You can check it out in the space above. Numerous horror movies made by Blumhouse have an element of the supernatural. Thus begins the continuous loop...

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  • Brexit talks won't be delayed
Brexit talks won't be delayed

An agreement with the DUP would bring in an additional 10 seats, pushing the party over the 326-seat threshold. The PM has been locked in talks with Northern Irish unionists in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) over forming an informal alliance that would give her the power to pursue her political agenda.

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  • Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him
Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice . Mueller and Comey are former associates, having worked closely together while Comey was deputy attorney general and Mueller was FBI Director under f...

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks: Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks: Sinn Fein

The European Parliament, which named former Belgian prime minister Verhofstadt as its Brexit pointman past year, will have the final say on any deal on Britain's exit from the EU. Former Tory Prime Minister John Major, who has raised concerns about the potential alliance, warned the more extreme elements in both Catholic and Protestant communities ...

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  • Donald Trump slams report on obstruction probe
Donald Trump slams report on obstruction probe

Warner cited reports that a friend of Trump's suggested that he was considering removing Mueller from the investigation. The FBI probe, now in the hands of special prosecutor Robert Mueller, shifted its focus to allegations of obstruction in the days after Trump fired the agency's then director James Comey on May 9.

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  • UK police detain man on suspicion of having a knife near parliament
UK police detain man on suspicion of having a knife near parliament

The Carriage Gates entrance to Parliament was closed following the arrest. Officers later put him in the back of a van. He has been detained by armed police outside the Palace of Westminster. However, there are no reports of any injuries. The incident is not thought to be terror related. The lockdown on Parliament was lifted roughly 45 minu...

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