• Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'
Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

In English: Anyone who tries to threaten or corruptly influence an executive branch official not to carry forward an investigation has obstructed justice. I know I didn't do anything with the Russians. "Pictures of the actual reception don't show the Russian ambassador anywhere near Sessions and Sessions is milling around with 90 people and there...

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  • United States opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord
United States opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

Joining other G7 environment chiefs at talks in Italy, French minister Nicolas Hulot said United States allies were determined not to let Trump's controversial climate stance "poison" cooperation on other ecological issues, and said the world could work around the United States position, even though it is a damaging one.

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  • Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba
Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with on topics of mutual interest. Back in Washington, Trump's critics warned that his clampdown on dealings with Cuban military-run tour firms and on private USA travel to the communist-run island would only impoverish ordinary Cubans and threaten diplomatic rapprochement.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles shadow cabinet
Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles shadow cabinet

There had been speculation that the likes of Yvette Cooper and Hilary Benn might return to the shadow cabinet but they are likely to focus on securing re-election as chairs of the influential home affairs and Brexit select committees respectively.

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  • Dozens dead in central Portugal forest fires
Dozens dead in central Portugal forest fires

Portuguese radio station TSF says the Interior Ministry has confirmed that 25 people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal . Six firefighters have been seriously injured and two that were reported missing have been found with injuries.

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  • London tower fire death toll rises to 30
London tower fire death toll rises to 30

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , London mayor Sadiq Khan, Prince William and Queen Elizabeth, 91, have all visited residents from the 24-storey Grenfell Tower destroyed on Wednesday as many slept, and anger is growing in the community.

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  • UK to hold two-year parliament for Brexit
UK to hold two-year parliament for Brexit

He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership of the single market or the customs union. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account", the spokesman said.

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  • Intensified Israeli revenge measures in Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspaper Review
Intensified Israeli revenge measures in Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspaper Review

In addition, dozens of soldiers surrounded and completely isolated Deir Abu Mashal village. In a Facebook post in Arabic, Mordechai charged that Fateh had congratulated the attackers. Israel argues that such pay promote violence. Since October 2015, about 250 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces, with many instances occurrin...

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  • Macron's party on course for record parliament majority
Macron's party on course for record parliament majority

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. On Tuesday evening French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May watched the French and English football teams play a friendly in the Stade de France in Paris , after a day of talks in...

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  • 6 convicted in 1993 Mumbai bombing case
6 convicted in 1993 Mumbai bombing case

Special Judge GA Sanap delivered the verdict of the second case relating to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts that started in 2012, after the first case concluded in the same year. Dossa, along with Tiger and another Mafiosi Chhota Shakeel, had organized training camps in India and Pakistan and had sent the men from India via Dubai.

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  • Newt Gingrich on Russia Probe: 'This Whole Thing Stinks'
Newt Gingrich on Russia Probe: 'This Whole Thing Stinks'

On Tuesday morning, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on The View , where he bemoaned the negative press that has plagued President Donald Trump . After a wide-ranging conversation on current events regarding President Trump, host Jedediah Bila asked, "Are people frustrated with him, are they disappointed with him?" "You have...

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  • Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care
Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care

The Associated Press obtained a copy of the letter on Friday. That's where Republicans in the Senate are working in complete secrecy to remake the American healthcare system-one-sixth of the United States economy-with a bill that, if it bears any resemblance at all to the one that passed the House of Representatives last month, will leave million...

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  • Brexit talks: Calls for business-friendly free-trade deal
Brexit talks: Calls for business-friendly free-trade deal

Britain and the European Union now have less than two years to conclude exit negotiations before the UK's departure date at the end of March 2019. Brexit Secretary David Davis said British Prime Minister Theresa May was not sobbing over Thursday's failed election gamble when he met her after the vote.

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  • Trump appears to confirm obstruction probe, attacks Rosenstein in Twitter rant
Trump appears to confirm obstruction probe, attacks Rosenstein in Twitter rant

Mr Comey testified that Mr Trump directed him in February to drop an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn relating to the Russian Federation matter. The special counsel is following two major lines of investigation, said one USA official familiar with the rough outlines of Mueller's probe who spoke on condit...

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  • What You Need to Know About President Trump's New Cuba Policy
What You Need to Know About President Trump's New Cuba Policy

Engage Cuba , a group lobbying for an end to the embargo, estimates that 10,000 United States jobs in aviation and the cruise business already depend on Cuba . Under Trump's directive, embassies in Washington and Havana will stay open and cruises and direct flights between the United States and Cuba will be protected under an exception from...

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  • Keep Umbrellas Handy For Those Father's Day BBQs
Keep Umbrellas Handy For Those Father's Day BBQs

It will be rainy on and off all day Friday . Warmer and more humid today as high temperatures get back up to around 80 degrees. Are you taking dad out for Father's Day? However, a few isolated showers and storms can not be completely ruled out for the afternoon.

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  • Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again
Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again

Finally, Steele said, "We hope that moving forward in this case sends a strong message that victims of these types of crimes can come forward and can be heard on what has happened to them". Constand testified she had been given three pills and became "frozen" and "semi-unconscious" and described being sexually touched by Cosby in his Philadelphia...

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  • FBI Denies FOIA Request for Comey Memos
FBI Denies FOIA Request for Comey Memos

However, nothing has changed", said Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman. In the recent meeting with Brand, Rosenstein told her that if he were to recuse himself, she would have to step in and take over those responsibilities. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo the White House used to justify the firing of the ex-FBI...

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  • Trump roll backs Obama's Cuba policy, calls it
Trump roll backs Obama's Cuba policy, calls it "one-sided"

And they will saddle the United States government with the complicated task of policing U.S. travel to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that runs much of the Cuban economy. "A backward move for (US-Cuban) relations would bring with it the collapse of many businesses" and "the suffering of all the...

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  • Spain offers help to Portugal for forest fires
Spain offers help to Portugal for forest fires

A huge wall of thick smoke and bright red flames could at one point be seen towering over the top of trees near houses in the wooded region. "Unfortunately, this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires", said a visibly moved Prime Minister Antonio Costa, who declared three days of mourning starting o...

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