• Imprisoned Warmbier leaves North Korea, NBA Rodman arrives
Imprisoned Warmbier leaves North Korea, NBA Rodman arrives

The U.S. announcement that came as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman was paying a return visit to Pyongyang . According to North Korea, Warmbier fell into the coma after a case of botulism. The North first informed the U.S. Monday last week that Warmbier is in a coma , and President Donald Trump was immediately i...

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  • At hearing, attorney general denies 'false and scurrilous allegations' about Russia meeting
At hearing, attorney general denies 'false and scurrilous allegations' about Russia meeting

The hearing lasted about 2 1/2 hours and included a number of testy exchanges. Sessions is the highest-ranking official to be called to testify in the ongoing investigation into possible ties between Russian hackers and the Trump presidential campaign.

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  • Comey's source handing documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation after leak revelation
Comey's source handing documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation after leak revelation

Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC), on Thursday, June 8, where he slammed President Donald Trump and his administration for lying about why the president fired him in May. The White House also highlighted the fact Mr Comey stopped short of accusing Mr Trump of obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offence...

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  • Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title
Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title

The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship.

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  • It's Jeff Sessions' turn in the hot seat
It's Jeff Sessions' turn in the hot seat

WASHINGTON | Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing fresh questions about his Russian contacts during the election campaign and his role in the firing of James Comey, will be interrogated in a public hearing by former Senate colleagues on Tuesday.

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  • Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process
Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process

The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as the price of a deal. The Prime Minister's comments came after predecessor Sir John Major warned that an alliance with the DUP at Westminster risked undermining the impartiality of the UK Government as attempts were made to restore the powersharing administra...

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  • DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster
DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

Mrs Foster waved to reporters as she arrived with deputy leader Nigel Dodds at No 10 at lunchtime, but refused to confirm to reporters whether she would agree to a deal. Environment Secretary Michael Gove declined to deny the reports when pressed, but told Sky News that the reality of the election result meant that May and her government would ne...

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  • Timeline of Otto Warmbier's saga in North Korea
Timeline of Otto Warmbier's saga in North Korea

Joseph Yun, the State Department's special representative for North Korea policy, traveled to Pyongyang on a military medical plane, accompanied by doctors, to bring Warmbier out. The State Department repeatedly warns Americans not to visit North Korea, which has detained a host of Americans over the years on a variety of charges.

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  • President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say
President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say

As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally colluded with Russia before Trump fired Comey last month. "It is critical that the American public hears this testimony", the letter continued. "I don't believe he is", he said ...

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  • Russian Federation links a 'detestable lie', says Sessions
Russian Federation links a 'detestable lie', says Sessions

Pressure had been building on Sessions to speak openly before the Senate committee since before last week's momentous testimony by FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump on May 9. "I am not stonewalling", Sessions said in response to an accusation he was covering up conversations with the president. He said he would agree t...

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  • Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'
Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

His testimony came just six days after James Comey , the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, appeared before the same committee. In his testimony last week, Comey said he and Trump had a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office on February 14 about the investigation into the former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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  • Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russian Federation grilling
Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russian Federation grilling

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he will "defend the integrity" of the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the US elections. Comey said Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's ...

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  • UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief
UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

While some MPs are convinced she has to go, it is evident she is needed to carry on the Brexit negotiation process, through a strategy that will require more consensus-building both within her party and the opposition. During the election campaign, May had used the "coalition of chaos" phrase to describe what a victory for Labour would look lik...

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  • Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'
Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

We are supposed to believe that it took the Trump administration almost five months to fire Comey over incredibly conspicuous, world-shaking decisions he made the year before - decisions most Republicans applauded at the time to the extent that they damaged Hillary Clinton's campaign.

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  • A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next
A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

Mrs May, the second female Prime Minister, has faced calls to resign today after the snap election has not been a success for her. The Conservatives now have 308 seats, and are set to win another 10. This came after her comments, delivered after she won her own seat of Maidenhead, were seen as an intention to call on other minority parties to pro...

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  • Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city
Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

A U.S. Navy aircraft provided surveillance for the local troops as the battle raged, confirming the involvement of the U.S. military in helping to end the urban insurrection at the request of the Philippine government, Philippine military officials said .

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  • Giant fire engulfs 24-storey Grenfell Tower apartment block in London
Giant fire engulfs 24-storey Grenfell Tower apartment block in London

Two hundred firefighters and 40 fire engines are battling a large fire on a west London estate. "We await an update as to whether there are any further injuries", the Met said in a statement. "The fire is getting a lot worse, there is a lot of smoke, it is out of control". People screaming for their lives. Fire is from the second floor of the b...

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  • Warriors top Cavs for title
Warriors top Cavs for title

Kevin Durant's mom got plenty of spotlight on Monday after Durant took charge in Game 5 of the NBA Finals , helping the Golden State Warriors put away the Cleveland Cavaliers and win their second title in three years - the first for Durant.

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  • 'Hard Brexit' must be abandoned after election: Scottish leader
'Hard Brexit' must be abandoned after election: Scottish leader

Last year's vote for Britain to leave the European Union had fuelled separatists' ambitions to take Scotland out of the 300-year-old British union, but the election results could serve to dash them again. Critics say, however, that her high media profile, attractive in Westminster where politicians tend to show a more humdrum side, risks her no...

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  • MP Chief Minister Chouhan ends fast, after violence abates in state
MP Chief Minister Chouhan ends fast, after violence abates in state

I request people not to burn up the state. CM Chouhan said that this would make brokers redundant and allow farmers to get a better price for their produce. He announced the state would buy the produce and give profitable prices to farmers. The UP BJP government's decision to write off farm loans to fulfill its poll promise has prompted the com...

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