• 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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  • Attorney General Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe Hearing
Attorney General Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe Hearing

If he did have a conversation with the ambassador, it was "certainly nothing improper". Al Franken (D-MN) during his confirmation hearing in March. A couple hours later, Sessions was singing a somewhat different tune. "I'm concerned that the president still does not recognize the severity of the threat", Warner began in his discussion of Russ...

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  • North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier

The 22-year-old contracted botulism and is in "bad shape" but en route back to the United States, a source close to the family told CNN . Rodman's trip caused a media frenzy because of heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States, but it also raised speculation that he might be going as an envoy to secure the release of Warmbie...

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  • Fatal Australian siege called terror attack
Fatal Australian siege called terror attack

We are treating it as a terror attack'. "We're treating this as a terrorism incident", Ashton said. In an earlier press conference, Mr Andrews said Victoria had the toughest parole conditions of any Australian jurisdiction and noted Khayre had apparently complied with all conditions, including a curfew, appointments and drug tests.

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  • Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege
Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

He said the urban terrain and the risk of militants using civilians as human shields were hampering troops. "While we cannot positively say that the Maute Group is specifically funded by foreign networks and sponsors, it can be said that they are certainly part of transnational terrorist networks", said Fabrizio Bozzato, a Taiwan Strategy Resear...

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  • Taliban's No. 2 denies role in Kabul bombing
Taliban's No. 2 denies role in Kabul bombing

A suspected USA drone strike killed a commander of the Haqqani network in Pakistan , officials said Tuesday, weeks after a massive truck bombing in Kabul's diplomatic quarter that was blamed on the Taliban-affiliated group. A resident of Dewal village, Behram Khan, said three more people were injured in the strike, including a boy. Meanwhile, ...

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  • Sessions denies knowledge of Russian interference in Senate Intelligence Committee testimony
Sessions denies knowledge of Russian interference in Senate Intelligence Committee testimony

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has denied during a Congress hearing having undisclosed meetings with Russian officials at a Washington DC hotel. Part of that is that Sessions , obviously, was not in the room in Comey's one-on-one meetings with the president, where Comey said Trump directed him to back off the FBI's investigation into fire...

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russian Federation probe
Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russian Federation probe

For his part, the Deputy Attorney General who made the call on appointing a special counsel (after Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation matter) told Senators today that he saw absolutely no reason to terminate Mueller.

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  • Ryan:
Ryan: "Let Mueller do his job"

Sessions says his recusal was not because he had done something wrong or was, himself, the subject of the investigation. Since then, lawmakers have raised questions about a possible third meeting at a Washington hotel, though the Justice Department has said that did not happen.

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  • SNP could deny 'arrogant' Tories a Westminster majority - Nicola Sturgeon
SNP could deny 'arrogant' Tories a Westminster majority - Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon expectedher countryto gain independence from the United Kingdom by 2025. Gordon Brown is making another late campaign intervention in an attempt to entice former Labour voters back to the party.

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  • At least 18 killed, several wounded in Kabul funeral blast
At least 18 killed, several wounded in Kabul funeral blast

However they were not able to confirm the type of explosive. The demonstration left seven people dead and 10 others injured, according to Najeeb Danish the spokesperson for the Afghan Ministry of the Interior. A statement issued by Arg (President Palace) on Friday expressed the government's resolve to launch " Kabul Process" for building inclusi...

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  • US College Student Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From North Korea
US College Student Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From North Korea

It happened on the same day that former National Basketball Association player turned friend of North Korean dictator Dennis Rodman landed in the country. The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. But State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Rodman had nothing to do with Warmbier's relea...

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  • Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site
Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

Still, senior United States officials acknowledged that China has indicated in the past that it would punish North Korea , only to dash the hopes of successive U.S. " North Korea may seek negotiations with the United States when it completes nuclear tests and reaches the stage of deploying a long-range nuclear-tipped missile".

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions tesities about Russia
Attorney General Jeff Sessions tesities about Russia

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday that all he knew about Russian meddling in the 2016 election he had learned from press reports. Although Sessions backed Mr Trump's campaign, he was also one of the first administration officials to fly into turbulence. The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate...

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  • Jeff Sessions' Senate Intelligence Committee Testimony
Jeff Sessions' Senate Intelligence Committee Testimony

Faced with statements by President Trump that he fired Comey in part because of the Russian Federation probe, Sessions stood by his argument that Comey had earned negative reviews due to the "stunning" way he handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation, saying Comey never should have spoken publicly about it during the 2016 election campaign...

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  • Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%
Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%

Macron, an upstart centrist, formed his On the Move movement less than 14 months ago then turned it into a political party, promising to return politics to the people. That outcome would give Mr Macron the ability to implement the economic and social reforms he promised during the presidential campaign, including relaxing labour laws, cutting corpo...

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  • Sessions Comes Out Swinging at Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing
Sessions Comes Out Swinging at Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing

Democrats were unhappy with Sessions declining to testify about his discussions with Trump, citing the longstanding policy. On another hot-button issue, Sen. "I do recall being one of the last ones to leave, I don't know how that occurred", Sessions said. Ron Wyden (D-OR), decrying "secret innuendo" from Comey and other critics.

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  • Sessions says he never gave misleading testimony during confirmation hearing
Sessions says he never gave misleading testimony during confirmation hearing

To his boss? To his former Senate colleagues? Asked what he told Sessions about a conversation with President Donald Trump , Comey answered that he did not fill his boss in on a January 27 dinner because he expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian probe.

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  • Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller
Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

Meanwhile, deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein said he would only fire special counsel Robert Mueller if the request was "lawful and appropriate". She asked whether he has seen "any evidence of good cause" to fire Mueller. After responding that he had not, Rosenstein reassured Shaheen of his confidence in the process.

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  • Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller
Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller

He also said it would be inappropriate for him to get involved - given that he has recused himself from Russia-election-related matters. "I said that the President was indeed considering that". Federal Election Commission records indicate that some members of Mueller's team have made political donations to Democrats, according to a CNN rep...

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