• Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad
Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Schumer maintained that special counsel Robert Mueller, who is heading the Justice Department's investigation, would be consulted first. It comes a day after U.S. Comey also laid out specifics on at least two private phone calls initiated by Trump and said that altogether, they had had nine conversations. Comey referred to Trump's comment when ...

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  • North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security: Mattis
North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security: Mattis

In late May, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile which landed in the Sea of Japan, about 300km off the Japanese coast. In what could be a further complication, this may be a signal that South Korea is slipping away from USA influence as Seoul seeks better terms with Pyongyang and Beijing.

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  • Britain's PM May to face her party amid post-election tumult
Britain's PM May to face her party amid post-election tumult

The Conservatives are now trying to secure the support of Northern Ireland's 10 Democratic Unionist Party lawmakers to assure passage of May's program. He said a new election might be necessary later this year or early in 2018. Some in Brussels may see this as an opportunity to drive a hard deal and dictate terms, Klass believes, while ...

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  • Spicer suggests Trump's 'covfefe' tweet was a secret message
Spicer suggests Trump's 'covfefe' tweet was a secret message

Trump wants to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and questions about investigations of possible ties between Trump's campaign and Moscow . The "covfefe" kerfuffle began shortly after midnight Wednesday, when Trump tweeted , in full, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe". It didn't hel...

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  • Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours
Cosby jury sent home after deliberating 4 hours

Yes. If he is convicted, prosecutors say, Cosby would also have to register as a sex offender and face an assessment to determine if he is a sexually violent predator. He has said the sexual encounter with Constand was consensual. "We all know better now", said Steele, who contemptuously accused the defense of the "exploitation of myths".

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  • California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump
California Congressman Moves to Impeach President Trump

Even so, Sherman's actions will be impossible to ignore. Sherman wrote in a letter to fellow lawmakers on Monday that he may try to force a floor vote on his article of impeachment if the House Judiciary Committee does not take it up.

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  • Memorable Moments From James Comey's Testimony
Memorable Moments From James Comey's Testimony

But he nearly certainly would avail himself as a witness to Mueller in any obstruction of justice investigation centered on his firing, or to further discuss requests he received from Trump that he interpreted as directives. Richman confirmed to Fox News he met with Senate lawmakers through the office of special counsel Robert Mueller, ...

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Trump "100%" willing to testify under oath

Comey ", said Sen Jack Reed, D-R.I. He is a good guy. Comey: "I don't know. [I] replied only that '[Flynn] is a good guy'". Marc Kasowitz, the President's lawyer, fired back at Comey Thursday, saying the President hadn't asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

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  • Saudi Arabia Sorry Over Minute's Silence Controversy
Saudi Arabia Sorry Over Minute's Silence Controversy

The Saudi football federation issued a statement saying it " deeply regrets and unreservedly apologizes for any offense caused". However, the Independent pointed out that Saudi teams have participated in moments of silence before, including Al-Ahli Saudi FC in a 2016 match against Barcelona to honor Brazilian soccer players killed in a p...

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  • Barnier Says UK Risks Crashing Out of EU If More Time Wasted
Barnier Says UK Risks Crashing Out of EU If More Time Wasted

German conservative Markus Ferber, an European Union lawmaker involved in discussions on access to European Union markets for Britain's financial sector, was scathing: "This is the second time within a year that a huge gamble taken by a British prime minister backfired spectacularly", he said.

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  • Kingmakers in DUP can shape nature of Brexit deal
Kingmakers in DUP can shape nature of Brexit deal

The heroine of the Conservative campaign, Scottish leader Ruth Davidson, signalled her opposition by tweeting a link to a same-sex marriage lecture she gave past year. Several have said that she seeks to concentrate too much power in her immediate circle, leaving her cabinet and parliament powerless. "We have a program, we have support and we a...

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  • London Bridge: third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba
London Bridge: third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Youssef Zaghba - an Italian national partially of Moroccan descent - has been identified as the third suspect in the multi-prong attack in London that killed seven people. Police said he is from east London and his family has been notified. The body was found late last night about two kilometres downstream from London Bridge, where Saturd...

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  • Sarawak pulls out of Tourism Malaysia over tax insults
Sarawak pulls out of Tourism Malaysia over tax insults

Sarawak has withdrawn from the Malaysian Tourism Board, escalating a sudden spat between the state and federal governments over a new tourism tax set to begin next month. Sabah, too, has a similar proposal known as the 20-point agreement, with certain differences in content. Mr Abdul Karim was appointed to his post a month ago, while Mr Nazri is ...

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  • Corbyn keeps eyes on Downing Street
Corbyn keeps eyes on Downing Street

It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer exit from the European Union , given Northern Ireland's 56% Remain vote and the DUP's desire not to see a return to a hard border with Ireland .

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  • Unusual moments from a turbulent UK election
Unusual moments from a turbulent UK election

On the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, May said her government would provide certainty and lead successful Brexit negotiations with the European Union. She also has to face a rejuvenated Labour Party under Leader Jeremy Corbyn , who picked up 31 extra seats and also firmly rejects her Brexit plans.

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  • Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama
Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

Comey, who had repeatedly told Trump he meant to stay, said he thought the president was trying to create a "patronage" relationship by hinting that Comey's job depended on pledging loyalty to Trump. Comey said he asked him to share his memo with a reporter. Most striking here is the implied assertion that President Trump (again, by implicati...

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  • Kabul blast: Multiple explosions rock protest victim's funeral, 15 feared dead
Kabul blast: Multiple explosions rock protest victim's funeral, 15 feared dead

A number of people have been killed in explosions near a funeral in Kabul just days after a powerful truck bomb attack killed more than 80 and wounded hundreds. The Afghan government has blamed it on the Haqqani network , which is seen as the operational wing of the Taliban. While accusing security personnel for using "excessive" force durin...

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  • Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Arrested as Thousands Protest Putin
Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Arrested as Thousands Protest Putin

Mary Louise reported earlier in the day that while the crowd in Puskin Square was huge, it's also hard to ascertain how many people are there for Navalny's cause, and how many for the national holiday. Men , equipped with costume swords and shields, tried to defend their tents as the demonstrators were driven past them by police; most just sa...

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  • Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday
Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday

Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena, as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice extended to a ...

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  • Everything you need to know about the anti-government protests in Russian Federation
Everything you need to know about the anti-government protests in Russian Federation

Isn't it hard to protest in Russian Federation? On Twitter , Yulia said "our plans haven't changed" so it is likely that the protest will continue in Moscow as planned. A regional security official, Vladimir Chernikov, told Ekho Moskvy radio that police wouldn't interfere with demonstrators on the street - as long as they didn't carry placards...

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