• Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress
Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Comey to do an inappropriate action, and that was to drop the investigation of General Michael Flynn", Senator Susan Collins told CNN . Comey told a Senate committee Thursday that he believes Trump fired him over the Russian Federation probe, and he accused the White House of lying about the details of the dismissal.

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  • Amid Qatar crisis, China tells Iran that Gulf stability is best
Amid Qatar crisis, China tells Iran that Gulf stability is best

In addition, the 40% of Qatar's food supplies that come from Saudi Arabia could be replaced by Iran . U.S. President Donald Trump , who tweeted Tuesday about Qatar funding extremists, called Qatari ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Wednesday and offered to host leaders at the White House to resolve the crisis.

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  • General Election results 2017
General Election results 2017

The EU wants those to begin on June 19, but they could be delayed if an inconclusive election leads to political turmoil. "My only plea would be to all MPs. "It's a vote for a "soft leave" agenda". Answer: It's an unusual situation in which no political party wins more than half of the 650 seats in the House of Commons.

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  • Donald Tusk: 'No time to lose' in Brexit negotiations
Donald Tusk: 'No time to lose' in Brexit negotiations

While many have suggested that European leaders in Brussels will be rubbing their hands in glee at the result of the United Kingdom election, the truth is that lawmakers are eager to get the negotiations underway as soon as possible, and worry that any uncertainty in London will delay and complicate the process even further.

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  • CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers
CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers

Police then quickly arrive on the scene in Borough Market and shoot the three dead. Investigators believe three victims were killed on the bridge, including one man who was thrown into the Thames River, before the attackers left the vehicle and stabbed five people to death around London's busy Borough Market, Haydon said.

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  • Baghdad Would Not Support Any Unilateral Kurdish Steps Aimed at Independence
Baghdad Would Not Support Any Unilateral Kurdish Steps Aimed at Independence

The Kurdish outlet BasNews reports that non-Shiite Arab Iraqis also appear supportive of the move, with a Turkmen political leader expressing support for the "significant" measure, and a Yazidi leader stating, "Kurdish Yezidis support referendum and independence of Kurdistan Region".

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  • Police identifies third attacker of London attack
Police identifies third attacker of London attack

Police on Monday named the other two attackers as Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Footage has emerged showing armed police shooting and killing the three London attackers as they run, knives raised, towards bystanders and officials.

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  • May to form 'government of certainty' with DUP backing
May to form 'government of certainty' with DUP backing

It is thought she will seek some kind of informal arrangement with the DUP that could see it "lend" its support to the Tories on a vote-by-vote basis, known as "confidence and supply". Former Tory Chancellor George Osborne, who was sacked by Theresa May when she took office previous year, said the result would be "completely catastrophic" for t...

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  • Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks
Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

The Parliament assault began when four armed assailants, dressed as women, burst into the building complex and attacked the parliament buildings in the morning, reports Tasnim news. The U.S. has designated Iran a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. The group said it would target Iran's Shia majority in what appeared to be filmed footag...

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  • Dollar Stronger After Comey Testimony, UK Election; Pound Tumbles Nearly 2%
Dollar Stronger After Comey Testimony, UK Election; Pound Tumbles Nearly 2%

Sterling slumped by about 2 cents to $1.27 after the poll suggested May's Conservative Party would not win enough seats in Parliament to take office alone, a shock result that would plunge domestic politics into turmoil and could complicate Brexit talks.

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  • Trump to file complaint against Comey for memo leak
Trump to file complaint against Comey for memo leak

Comey said in his opening statement that his leadership team at the FBI agreed not to share this with Sessions for the following reason: "We concluded it made little sense to report it to Attorney General Sessions, who we expected would likely recuse himself from involvement in Russia-related investigations".

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  • Qatar blames current crisis on fake news inserted by hackers
Qatar blames current crisis on fake news inserted by hackers

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut ties with Qatar , accusing their former Gulf Cooperation Council ally of supporting extremist groups. He says the elements of a resolution are available. We ask that there be no further escalation by the parties in the region . The president did not limit his call f...

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  • 'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson
'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson

A Qatari official said Trump in the call had "expressed readiness to find a solution to the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf, and stressed his keenness that the Gulf remains stable". Trump waded into the dispute on Tuesday, but seemed to only muddy the waters. They have to end that funding. 10,000 United States troops to return home from Qatar? "O...

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  • N. Korean Media: Kim Jong-un Inspects Thursday's Cruise Missile Launch
N. Korean Media: Kim Jong-un Inspects Thursday's Cruise Missile Launch

In a few short months, North Korea has demonstrated a range of capabilities that has surprised experts and military observers. North Korea owns around 300 unmanned aerial vehicles of different types including reconnaissance, target and combat drones, the United Nations said in a report previous year.

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  • Tehran Parliament Attackers Were Iranian ISIS Recruits, Says Top Official
Tehran Parliament Attackers Were Iranian ISIS Recruits, Says Top Official

Another headline on Javan's front page quoted a statement by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on the attacks: "We Will Take Revenge". "Repugnant White House statement and Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients", Zarif wrote on his twitter account June 8 referring to Trump's statement and the US Congress...

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  • Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote
Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

Merkel acknowledged that "when there is a will to reach an accord, compromise solutions will have to be accepted ". Peña Nieto said Merkel's two-day state visit comes "at a crucial time for the world". Merkel praised Argentina's potential for the development of renewable resources and said Germany could use its experience to help develop them....

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  • John McCain's Weird Excuse For His Strange Questioning Of Comey
John McCain's Weird Excuse For His Strange Questioning Of Comey

The day before the hearing, Comey released his opening statement to the press, and it was a doozy. In a rambling, largely incoherent exchange with Comey , McCain attempted to draw a parallel between the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the Trump Russia investigation.

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  • UK Election: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing
UK Election: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Those values could come up in any power-sharing talks with the Conservatives . In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party - which won all but three seats in the 2015 election - lost much of its base to the Scottish Conservatives , led by Ruth Davidson .

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  • Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

Civilians too have been caught in the crossfire, leaving hundreds of thousands displaced and thousands dead. The enclave covers mainly the Old City centre and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris river. "This isn't going to be quick, " he said. According to Hassan, a number of "safe exits" have been set up to allow ...

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  • Donald Trump: Happy to Speak 'Under Oath' to Refute James Comey
Donald Trump: Happy to Speak 'Under Oath' to Refute James Comey

There had been speculation that President Trump would offer his commentary on Comey's testimony in real time on Twitter, but he waited until early Friday morning to weigh in. The president has not yet publicly denied the specifics of Comey's accounts but has broadly challenged his credibility, tweeting last month Comey "better hope there are ...

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