• Sanctions against Qatar inhumane, non-Islamic, Erdoğan says
Sanctions against Qatar inhumane, non-Islamic, Erdoğan says

Ethiopia said today it supports Kuwaiti's initiative aimed at engaging both sides into dialogue to narrow differences. The Eritrean ministry of information said Monday that the current Gulf crises is not a matter that requires invitation of the Eritrean government or solicitation of its vote.

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  • Fire Robert Mueller? Why That Trump Doomsday Scenario Won't Work
Fire Robert Mueller? Why That Trump Doomsday Scenario Won't Work

During the hearing, ostensibly about the Justice Department's budget priorities, senators from both sides of the aisle repeatedly peppered Rosenstein with questions about whether he would agree to Mueller's firing under the current circumstances.

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  • 'Trump under probe for obstructing justice'
'Trump under probe for obstructing justice'

The interviews with the national security officials are a sign that Mueller is prioritizing the question of obstruction, says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous, and turning the focus on the president himself, not just his administration.

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  • Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice: Wash
Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice: Wash

The questioning about whether the White House was seeking to oust Mueller came as top conservative boosters of Trump sought to delegitimize Mueller, a former FBI director who took the special counsel job after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey .

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  • China's Tencent leads $600 mln investment in bike share startup Mobike
China's Tencent leads $600 mln investment in bike share startup Mobike

This marks the company's biggest financing round to date as it plans to expand its business worldwide. New investors include investment banks BOCOM International Holdings Co Ltd, ICBC International Holdings Ltd and asset management firm Farallon Capital.

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  • US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise
US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise

According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding. Hodgkinson, who had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media, died after being wounded by police. The shooting occur...

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  • Soldier killed in Pakistan firing in J&K
Soldier killed in Pakistan firing in J&K

Nowshera sub-divisional magistrate Harbans Lal Sharma and Nowshera police station head Kuldip Krishan confirmed that the soldier died around 5am when he was hit by a mortar shell at a forward post in Kalsian area of Nowshera sector. "He loved his job to the core", the spokesman added. The identity of the injured soldier has not been ascertained y...

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  • Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team
Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team

Putin was speaking on a televised phone-in event two days before before Russian Federation faces New Zealand in the opening game of the Confederations Cup , a key World Cup warm-up event. After thanking the president for his focus on the active, healthy lifestyle of Russian people and on new sporting infrastructure, Gazzaev said: "As regards footb...

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  • Jury deliberations begin in Cosby sexual assault trial
Jury deliberations begin in Cosby sexual assault trial

As if to show that he, too, was disappointed in Mr Cosby - and perhaps offer the jury the catharsis of a public shaming - Mr McMonagle pointed at his client and declared angrily, "You danced outside your marriage". Judge Steven O'Neill asked Cosby a series of questions created to make sure he was aware of his right to testify and wasn't pressur...

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  • South Korea sack Uli Stielike after defeat against Qatar
South Korea sack Uli Stielike after defeat against Qatar

But Tuesday's 3-2 reverse in Doha, South Korea's first loss to Qatar in 32 years, left them in danger of missing direct qualification for Russian Federation 2018. With two games remaining in Group A - and the top two progressing to the World Cup automatically - South Korea is in second place with a one-point margin over third-place Uzbekistan and o...

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  • Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican
Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , in a D.C. -area hospital, still has a hard road to recovery, but, Davis said: "Steve's alive, and that's something I didn't think was going to happen when I looked over and saw him motionless on the ground".

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  • At least 19 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital
At least 19 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Earlier, a security source told VOA Somali that five members of the Somali special forces also died during a fierce gun battle with the gunmen. Another picture showed relatives of the victims killed in the attack weeping outside the building.

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  • Israel and PA Rebuff US Claim That Palestinians Will Stop Terror Payments
Israel and PA Rebuff US Claim That Palestinians Will Stop Terror Payments

And if the president doesn't sign this bill to punish Russian Federation, he would be betraying democracy. Tillerson said he accepted the conclusions of the USA intelligence community about the interference , and said he has raised the issue directly with Russian officials.

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  • More than £1m raised for tower fire victims
More than £1m raised for tower fire victims

The singer isn't the only star who made an appearance near the site - Adele was spotted attending Wednesday night's vigil, comforting those affected by the blaze which killed 12 people and injured dozens more, although this figure is expected to rise.

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  • Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks
Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

Sinn Fein , which won seven seats in the British parliament last week but does not take up its seats or vote in Westminster, would likely reject a deal to form a government by refusing to work with the DUP in Northern Ireland . "Talks with the DUP have been progressing well, and there is broad agreement on the principles of the Queen's speec...

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  • Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles just got much more serious
Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles just got much more serious

Administration officials are reportedly trying to contain the fallout from the Washington Post's report that the investigation has expanded to include possible obstruction of justice. Trump later contradicted his own staff, saying on May 11 he had the Russian Federation issue in mind when he fired Comey. Comey had also said hoped releasin...

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  • Canada's Shaw to sell Viawest to Peak 10 Holding
Canada's Shaw to sell Viawest to Peak 10 Holding

The company expects net proceeds of CAD 900 million after paying of ViaWest debt of United States dollars 580 million and Shaw credit facility borrowings of USD 380 million associated with the original takeover. DH Capital acted as financial advisor and Paul Hastings LLP acted as legal counsel to Peak 10 and GI Partners . Our Wireless division pro...

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  • Trump Unloads on Reports He's Being Investigated
Trump Unloads on Reports He's Being Investigated

The request specifically asked for "copies of all records of notes taken by or communications sent from FBI Director James Comey " regarding those interactions. The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who ...

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  • Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game
Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity dates back to 1909, and became popular enough by 1928 to be broadcast on the radio, according to a history of the game listed on a dedicated websi...

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  • Sen. Angus King: Trump Can't Fire Mueller Himself
Sen. Angus King: Trump Can't Fire Mueller Himself

Under the regulation, special counsel Mueller may be fired for only good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing". Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate.

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