• Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey
Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey

Rubio asked Comey about his conversations with Trump in which the president asked about the ongoing investigation. "I think it's an abuse of power, and as far as obstruction of justice ", Ms Pelosi told USA broadcaster MSNBC, adding that special counsel Robert Mueller "should look into this".

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  • DUP heads to No10 to work out agreement with Theresa May
DUP heads to No10 to work out agreement with Theresa May

She hailed her party's historic election victory of securing 36% of the vote. The DUP is "likely to increase the pressure on Theresa May to secure a comprehensive free trade agreement", said Stephen Booth of the Open Europe think tank. May had called the snap election with a view to increasing the narrow majority she had inherited from her pred...

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  • 3 more people arrested in London terror attack probe on election eve
3 more people arrested in London terror attack probe on election eve

Australian authorities are working with United Kingdom police to determine what happened to Brisbane woman Sara Zelenak, 21, who is still missing after being separated from friends on London Bridge during the attack. "Echeverría, who is from Madrid but lives in London and works for HSBC, has been hailed as a hero for apparently using his skateb...

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  • Northern Irish party could hold key role in British government
Northern Irish party could hold key role in British government

That timeline now looks even more ambitious than before, not least because May's electoral debacle has emboldened those within her own party who object to her "hard Brexit" approach of leaving the European single market and customs union. "I don't detect any great appetite amongst my colleagues for presenting the public with a massive additional do...

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  • Qatar Airways profits hit USD 540 million before Gulf crisis
Qatar Airways profits hit USD 540 million before Gulf crisis

Qatar's official overseer of charities denied on Sunday that philanthropic groups in the country backed terrorism. A joint statement by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE has placed 59 individuals and 12 organisations - Qatar-based or funded by Qatar - on a "terror list".

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  • Surge of bets placed on Trump impeachment following Comey testimony
Surge of bets placed on Trump impeachment following Comey testimony

Pressed on the attorney general's "interactions with the Russians or his behavior with regard to the investigation", Comey said Sessions "was very close to and inevitably going to recuse himself for a variety of reasons". "Maybe if I were stronger, I would have", Comey said. The claim started a round of speculation about whether Trump had a mea...

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  • Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after UK election blow
Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit after UK election blow

She's been heavily criticized by many in the United Kingdom for cozying up to the USA leader, but has staunchly stood by him, consistently citing a "special relationship" that has tied the two nations together since the days of Winston Churchill and Franklin D.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes short of becoming Prime Minister
Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes short of becoming Prime Minister

Noting the "crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days ", May said the new government will work to fulfill the will of United Kingdom voters who chose to leave the European Union. May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament. It would represent a rem...

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  • Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text: ITV
Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text: ITV

Ms Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Conservatives won 13 seats in Thursday's vote, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit, which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for".

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  • Amid Saudi row, Qatar thanks Russian Federation for offering 'food supplies'
Amid Saudi row, Qatar thanks Russian Federation for offering 'food supplies'

Last week, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar . Qatar said on Saturday it would not expel citizens of the countries that had cut ties with it. Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino on Sunday said he was confident the crisis posed no threat to the 2022...

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  • How Police Finally Nabbed Notorious Kidnapper, Evans
How Police Finally Nabbed Notorious Kidnapper, Evans

Evans , who also said that the Magodo edifice was one of the smallest houses he has in Lagos, also stated that his mother was aware that he was into crime but she kicked against it. "IRT headquarters in Abuja is celebrating the arrest of the most wanted brilliant and notorious high profile kidnapper in Nigeria". The police said his modus operand...

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  • One more MP farmer dies, toll rises to six
One more MP farmer dies, toll rises to six

In April, the new Uttar Pradesh government of Yogi Adityanath chose to waive farm loans. Mandsaur has been kept out of bounds for political leaders by the state administration in the wake of wide spread violence following the death of five farmers in police firing during the agitation.

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  • India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir killing 2
India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir killing 2

Since June 1, Pakistan has violated nine ceasefires in the Valley. The Indian Army DGMO reportedly highlighted needless escalations by Pakistani Army and also conveyed India's commitment of maintaining peace and tranquility, "which is contingent to Pakistan Army's intentions and actions".

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  • Buhari directs Osinbajo to sign 2017 budget
Buhari directs Osinbajo to sign 2017 budget

The budget, it was further gathered, would be signed at an event to be attended by all relevant stakeholders, including the leaders of the National Assembly and chairmen of committees such as appropriation, finance, legislative budget and research, among others.

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  • British PM Theresa May seeks lifeline after bruising election result
British PM Theresa May seeks lifeline after bruising election result

However, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on the Andrew Marr show he believed the Conservative Party and the DUP will be able to hold together in government. It is just how long she is going to remain on death row. In fact, Labour massively outperformed expectations by offering a message of "hope" to younger voters , who in turn deliver...

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel: EU ready for Brexit talks
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: EU ready for Brexit talks

Guy Verhofstadt , the European Parliament's top Brexit official, is eager to get talks started. One of the European Union's top politicians has warned the United Kingdom against delaying Brexit negotiations and risking leaving without a deal in place as a result.

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  • Theresa May: A dead woman walking?
Theresa May: A dead woman walking?

While the to-and-fro between Downing Street and the DUP was unfolding, several British newspapers were reporting that some prominent Conservatives, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis, were being urged by supporters to challenge May for the party leadership.

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  • Telugu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy dies at 85
Telugu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy dies at 85

In fact, Jr NTR asked Narayana to write all his songs. Reddy was awarded the prestigious Jnanpith award in 1988 for his poetic work Visvambara which was also translated in three other languages. He had a close association with NT Rama Rao. To the film industry, literary services provided by sinar are never memorable. Reddy was also honoured ...

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  • General Election 2017: How long can Theresa May survive?
General Election 2017: How long can Theresa May survive?

Downing Street says it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting. Asked whether a Conservative-DUP deal would endanger the peace agreement, Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan told ITV: "Not necessarily the case".

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  • A hung Parliament - 5 things to know
A hung Parliament - 5 things to know

This means no checkpoints or intrusive enforcement. Yesterday, she defended her proposals to govern with the DUP after the recent losses sustained by the Conservative Party. The DUP, a small but now influential political party, said it would consider a " confidence and supply " agreement by which it would provide support in the House of C...

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