• Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general
Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

Sessions was visiting to speak at a conference of leaders in US attorneys offices who oversee appeals. Former FBI director Mr Comey told the panel this week that he had asked Mr Sessions to "prevent any future direct communication between the president and me".

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  • White House Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Typo
White House Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Typo

The tweet went viral instantly, becoming one the most popular posts of the divisive US leader before it was deleted after almost six hours online. The word took social media by storm after the president tweeted about "constant negative press covfefe ".

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  • Jeff Sessions committed the one sin Donald Trump can't forgive
Jeff Sessions committed the one sin Donald Trump can't forgive

Trump has not stopped burning about the decision, in occasional spurts, toward Mr. Sessions. The committee "is the most appropriate forum for such matters, as it has been conducting an investigation and has access to relevant, classified information", he added.

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  • UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

The development comes after May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with the DUP after the election. "That's not a matter for me", she said. The talks were in line with DUP leader Arlene Foster's "commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", her party said in a statement.

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  • Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'
Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'

Trump is not under investigation by the FBI , according to reports, and Comey did not testify to anything regarding whether the president's campaign staff was working with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election. "No I didn't say that", Trump stated abruptly, taking questions after meeting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. President Donal...

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  • Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer
Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer

Fiorina, in a POLITICO "Women Rule" podcast released late Tuesday, meanwhile, advised Trump to "stop tweeting ", calling his posts on the social media platform "insulting" and "distracting". So. Um. Here's the thing. Later in the day on Tuesday, the Knight First Amendment Institute - a Columbia University-based legal group - issued President...

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  • Social media reacts to United Kingdom election results
Social media reacts to United Kingdom election results

She had hoped to boost the Conservatives' majority in Parliament and get a stronger mandate in negotiating the Brexit from the European Union . Just after noon, she was driven the short distance from the prime minister's offices on Downing Street to Buckingham Palace, where she asked Queen Elizabeth II for permission to form a government - a f...

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  • Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Syria, Iraq - Iranian intelligence
Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Syria, Iraq - Iranian intelligence

Zarif also alluded to Saudi involvement. "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship", Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted Thursday. "Terror-sponsoring despots threaten to bring the fight to our homeland", he said in another tweet. "Iran has achieved stability precisely as a result of the fight against terrorism and ...

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  • Trump offers to help resolve Qatar crisis
Trump offers to help resolve Qatar crisis

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the UAE and several other countries cut their ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting armed groups and their arch-foe Iran - charges Qatar says are baseless. "We have great confidence in the president's ability to calm this crisis and to resolve it", Al Thani said in an interview. Asked for specifics ...

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  • Ostapenko sensationally won the Roland Garros
Ostapenko sensationally won the Roland Garros

Ostapenko, 20, is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. "It was my dream", said Ostapenko, who will rocket to 12th in the rankings. Halep's had been a resilient, battling effort that buckled only at the last under the torrent that came from the racket of the La...

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  • Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud
Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

Between the results of a hung parliament following yesterday's election, and Theresa May's vow to form a government with the the Democratic Unionist Party, it's fair to say that it's been a pretty hectic 24 hours for United Kingdom politics.

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  • Fears man lost in river in London attack
Fears man lost in river in London attack

British officials have added security barriers along the sidewalks on eight bridges in London and are considering additional measures. "They believe two of the men are Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , both from Barking, east London ".

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  • Macron confirms third French victim in London attack
Macron confirms third French victim in London attack

With flags at half-mast, the nation fell silent at 11:00am to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday night - a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous terror attacks in less than three months. Officials in plain clothes searched the restaurant and questioned people who were there, the source said, adding that no arr...

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  • Another arrest in London attack investigation
Another arrest in London attack investigation

Bound with black tape, the 12-inch weapons which helped kill and maim revellers last Saturday were ceramic, possibly so the murderers could avoid metal detectors, police believe. One passerby was shot in the head by a police bullet. It's been a awful week since the London Bridge attack, but Dick takes some pleasure in the way the city's buzzy str...

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  • Owen Farrell boots British Lions to win over Crusaders
Owen Farrell boots British Lions to win over Crusaders

From 1998 through to 2008 they collected seven of the 11 titles on offer. I've got no qualms about the Crusaders getting beaten fair and square, but that's not a great advertisement for the game. A positive going forward is that at least they are creating chances as opposed to the sterile nature of the attacking gambits in the first two matches...

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  • Afghan soldier kills 2 United States soldiers
Afghan soldier kills 2 United States soldiers

In late April, however, two United States service members were killed and another wounded while conducting a joint raid in the Achin District, according to a Pentagon spokesman. Deliberations include giving more authority to forces on the ground and taking more aggressive action against Taliban fighters. The U.S. military has not commented.

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  • European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel
European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Speaking in Mexico City alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Merkel said she was ready for the Brexit negotiations, which are due to begin in the coming days. After the election result, European Council president Donald Tusk warned Britain might end up with no deal on its withdrawal arrangements or future trade if it did not open negotia...

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  • Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House
Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

He said normal life in Qatar is "not affected" by the blockage, insisting the tiny country maintains sufficient access to other air and sea routes to secure food for its people. Gregory Gause, a professor at Texas A&M; and an expert on the Gulf region, spoke to NPR on Tuesday about the diplomatic rift. Separately, the upper chamber's foreign af...

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  • North Korea warns of imminent ICBM launch
North Korea warns of imminent ICBM launch

In April, a top North Korean official told the BBC that the country will continue to test missiles despite global condemnation and growing military tensions with the us and its allies, including Japan. North Korea should release video footage of the test soon. They landed in waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, where US aircraft carrier...

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  • Trump On Comey Hearing:
Trump On Comey Hearing: "No Collusions, No Obstruction, He's A Leaker"

TRUMP: Remember how nice you used to be before I ran? Trump also claimed during his first news conference in 22 days, that he'd be willing to testify under oath that he didn't ask Comey to end the FBI's investigation into national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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