• Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US
Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US

Putin added that since Comey's acts are more like an activist than an intelligence chief, if the latter feels pressured in the U.S. or if he is prosecuted, Russian Federation would be happy to grant him political asylum. According to official statistics, a year ago nearly 19.8 million Russians were living below the poverty line - 13 percent of the ...

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  • Investigators for special counsel will soon speak to senior intelligence officials
Investigators for special counsel will soon speak to senior intelligence officials

The news did not go unnoticed by the Commander-in-Chief who - as is style - took to Twitter Thursday morning to blast the report as "phony" and accused investigators of pursing it only because they found "zero proof" of Russia-Trump collusion.

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  • Reports say Mueller now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice
Reports say Mueller now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

A spokesperson for Kasowitz issued a statement after the Post reported on Mueller's new investigation, slamming the FBI for releasing information about the ongoing investigation. Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president , Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. "Mr".

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  • Brexit talks will begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos
Brexit talks will begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

The UK government's Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , agreed on Thursday that official divorce talks will begin Monday, June 19. Though on the surface, Thursday s meetings with Northern Irish parties were aimed at breaking the logjam in forming a new cross-party regional government in the pro...

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  • Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge
Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge

According to Syracuse.com , investigators said that Jones had traveled to the Niagara Falls area mid-April. Kirk Jones, 53, (above in 2004) has died after plunging 180-feet into Niagara Falls inside a 10-foot inflatable ball. He had no protection and was only wearing his jeans, sneakers and two winter coats. "I ask that no one ever try such a b...

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  • Russia Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction
Russia Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

The interviews could come as early as this week, the Post said . If so, it could lead investigators to further explore whether the president and Sessions had obstructed justice by firing Comey, and whether Sessions violated his recusal.

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  • Russia's military claims it may have killed IS leader Baghdadi
Russia's military claims it may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Russia thinks Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State leader, was killed in a huge airstrike near the Syrian city of Raqqa but does not have 100 percent confirmation, RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Friday.

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  • Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy semis
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy semis

Pakistan looked to have thrown away their victory chance at several points on Monday as their batsmen's fallibility before the short-pitched ball prompted an astonishing collapse from 74-0 to 162-7. Hasan Ali has also become the second youngest bowler to take five-wicket haul in the West Indies. "He's very impressive, hopefully he will do that ...

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  • Bomb behind China kindergarten blast
Bomb behind China kindergarten blast

Police found material to make a homemade explosive device at the apartment, which had the words "die", "death" and "destroy" written on the wall. They say emblazoned on the walls of the residence were the Chinese characters for death and disaster.

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  • Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings
Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings

In a report published on Wednesday, the paper quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include national intelligence director Daniel Coats, Admiral Mike Rogers who heads the National Security Agency (NSA), and his recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett .

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  • Confederations Cup hosts Russia welcomes FIFA measures to combat racism
Confederations Cup hosts Russia welcomes FIFA measures to combat racism

We are here to win games. Australia , meanwhile, were thrashed 4-0 by an understrength Brazil side in their last warm-up game. This scheme works, and football fans are already arriving. "It's important on many levels". With so many fringe players keen to stake a claim for a World Cup spot in a year's time, they are likely to be the main thre...

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  • US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury
US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury

Also known as persistent vegetative state, the syndrome's symptoms include no voluntary movement or awareness of surroundings. Doctors say he has severe injury to all regions of his brain. Fred Warmbier praised the Trump administration for working to free his son, saying the president called him on Wednesday night and said, "We worked hard and I'm...

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  • Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire
Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

The fire brigade said the inferno was unprecedented in its scale and speed. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones and the homes in which they lived", said May, as firefighters said parts of the council-owned building in west London had become structurally unsafe.

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  • Attorney General Sessions Testifies
Attorney General Sessions Testifies

Sessions argued that in the context of that hearing, "my answer was a fair and correct response to the charge as I understood it". "If any brief interaction occurred in passing with the Russian ambassador in that reception, I do not remember it".

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  • Firefighters thank Londoners for 'overwhelming' support after Grenfell Tower blaze
Firefighters thank Londoners for 'overwhelming' support after Grenfell Tower blaze

Thirty people are being treated at area hospitals, with 15 in critical condition, officials said. "People were absolutely devastated by yesterday's events", Cotton said. A young boy, among a crowd of 300 outside Notting Hill Methodist Church, boldly asked London's Mayor Sadiq Khan a haunting question. Khan replied that firefighters were still s...

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  • Philippines says some militants may have slipped out of embattled city
Philippines says some militants may have slipped out of embattled city

The ill-equipped military has mostly operated against rebels in mountainous territory or on remote islands and is unused to urban warfare. To totally defeat terrorism in all its forms as exemplified by the ongoing conflict in Marawi City , all Filipinos must unite to effectively combat this evil.

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  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining whether Trump obstructed justice
Reports say Mueller probe now examining whether Trump obstructed justice

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought, Trump says
Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought, Trump says

Many lawmakers in both parties, as well as the president, called for unity after the shooting. But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left.

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  • The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history
The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history

Netanyahu made the comments at a ceremony to mark 50 years since the outbreak of the 1967 Six-Day War, when it occupied the West Bank and east Jerusalem . Construction in recent years has involved expanding existing settlements in the West Bank, with many countries warning it is gradually eating away at any chance of a two- state solution with...

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  • Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller
Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller

Trump's associates co-ordinated with the Kremlin, Mr. Trump himself was now the subject of a special council probe for possibly obstructing the investigation by firing FBI director James Comey in May. "But it wouldn't surprise me at all, even though it would be absolutely astonishing were he (Trump) to entertain this". That will never happen wi...

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