• U.S. tells United Nations rights council to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'
U.S. tells United Nations rights council to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'

But first she will travel to Geneva , Switzerland to address the UNHRC, whose funding is under threat by the administration of President Donald Trump . In March, the US boycotted a session of the Human Rights Council for the same reason. John Fisher, the Geneva director of Human Rights Watch, said the only way for the United Nations rights ...

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"Comey is a leaker!" - Trump fights back against former Federal Bureau of Investigation head's testimony

The White House has seized on Comey's confirmation that Trump personally was not under investigation over his ties to Russian Federation to declare a victory of sorts. But while Republicans in general have continued to back the president, some have begun openly questioning and criticizing his actions. Cincinnati readers focused on Comey's conte...

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  • Russian official mocks Comey testimony
Russian official mocks Comey testimony

Louis Michael Seidman, a Georgetown University Law Center law professor, compared Trump's attempted intervention, as described by Comey , to actions taken by former President Richard Nixon. "What we're talking about is a sitting president of the United States and whether the administration took an action to fire the FBI director in a histo...

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  • United Kingdom police seeking missing attack victim find body in river
United Kingdom police seeking missing attack victim find body in river

He was the ringleader of the terrorists who ploughed into the pedestrians using a hired white van and stabbed several revellers in pubs leaving seven dead and 48 injured. The sister of 32-year-old James McMullan, from Hackney, east London , said he was believed to be among those who died, after his bank card was found on a body at the scene.

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  • UK Election: Conservatives Form Government with the Democratic Unionist Party
UK Election: Conservatives Form Government with the Democratic Unionist Party

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives have won 318 seats. What the country needs more than ever is certainty, and having secured the largest number of votes and the greatest number of seats in the General Election, it is clear that only the Conservative & Unionist Party has the legitimacy and ability to provide that certainty by...

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  • Pelosi: Comey's disclosures on Loretta Lynch 'not such a big deal'
Pelosi: Comey's disclosures on Loretta Lynch 'not such a big deal'

Pelosi made the comment during a press conference, which is similar to the stance she took over Lynch meeting with former President Bill Clinton on an airport tarmac during the 2016 presidential election - while wife Hillary was being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar
Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar

Detailing one-on-one talks with a sitting president - which under normal circumstances are private - Comey said he took painstaking notes for fear Trump might "lie" about the unusual encounters. In his testimony, Comey said that after he was sacked and Trump's May 12 tweet , he gave the memos to Richman with the intent that they be leaked to the ...

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  • Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate
Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate

She's basically pointing to the Trump campaign, saying that the dots are now being connected in the investigation."-More..." When asked about why Democrats lost in 2016 and Clinton's inability to take full responsibility for her election defeat, Perez said they were "focused on the future".

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  • UN Secretary General cautions Israel over Palestine
UN Secretary General cautions Israel over Palestine

The result: the total surface area of settler unit construction in the West Bank has doubled over the past 18 years. An alliance against Israel was building. Overall, the Arab countries endured massive and asymmetric losses: Egypt's casualties were more than 11,000; Jordan's 6,000; Syria's 1,000 and 700 for Israel.

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  • Theresa May's senior aides resign in United Kingdom election aftermath
Theresa May's senior aides resign in United Kingdom election aftermath

A newcomer to running for parliament under the red banner of Labour , Dogus was careful not to criticise Corbyn , crediting him with being the first lawmaker he met when, at 17, he spoke about his Kurdish heritage at his college. He was, for instance, nearly immediately branded as "disloyal" when he allegedly didn't sing the national anthem at Se...

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  • James Comey Lied and I'll Testify to That Under Oath
James Comey Lied and I'll Testify to That Under Oath

Mr Comey's testimony is certain to dominate the question-and-answer session when Mr Trump faces the press at the White House later on Friday in a joint news conference with Romania's president. The Senate judiciary committee sent a request for Comey's memos from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on and a separate request to the White House fo...

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  • Brazil's President Gets Legal Win In Battle Against Corruption Accusations
Brazil's President Gets Legal Win In Battle Against Corruption Accusations

Lower House Speaker Rodrigo Maia would take over for up to 30 days ahead of a vote by all 513 deputies and 81 senators for a new president to serve out Temer's term, which ends in December 2018. It is very easy to talk about morality, fighting against corruption. Temer took over from Rousseff past year after she was impeached for violating budget...

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  • EU's Brexit Negotiator Says Talks When UK Ready
EU's Brexit Negotiator Says Talks When UK Ready

The Lisbon Treaty has no provision within it to provide this extension or pause mechanism so there is no obvious legal rule. Now with the anniversary of Britain's landmark June 23 Brexit vote looming and still no serious negotiations underway, many European Union nations and top officials have had enough.

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  • Farmers can not be given loan waivers: MP Agri Minister
Farmers can not be given loan waivers: MP Agri Minister

In their group meeting on Saturday, those leading the protests chose to stick to the original demand of a complete loan waiver for all 1.34 crore farmers in Maharashtra, along with a minimum support price and other recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee.

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  • India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid
India rejects Trump charge that it linked Paris climate accord for aid

Fifty-five percent of Americans think the withdrawal will do more to hurt USA leadership in the world. When pressed about Trump's beliefs, advisors Gary Cohn and Kellyanne Conway told journalists to "ask him". The ambassador added that withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will not change America's commitment to combating climate change, accordi...

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  • After cutting diplomatic ties, Gulf states announce hotlines for mixed Qatari families
After cutting diplomatic ties, Gulf states announce hotlines for mixed Qatari families

Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism" in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA , while Bahrain hailed US efforts to ensure "international solidarity" on the issue.

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  • HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May 'wants to stay on as PM'
HUNG PARLIAMENT: Theresa May 'wants to stay on as PM'

She said the two parties had enjoyed "a strong relationship" over many years. Others noted that the party now was one of the most socially conservative in Europe, having sought to maintain some of the continent's strictest restrictions on abortion and consistently opposed gay marriage.

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  • Charl Schwartzel part of three-way tie for midway lead in Memphis
Charl Schwartzel part of three-way tie for midway lead in Memphis

Kevin Sutherland (69), who shared the first-round lead with Day and money leader Bernhard Langer, is at 9 under. He hit four birdies going out to open up a three shot lead at 11-under par , but dropped back with three bogeys on the back nine.

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  • UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

Nick Timothy , May's co-chief of staff, said on the ConservativeHome website that he stepped down on Friday, while the BBC reported that Fiona Hill had also quit. May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". The stunning outcome has Ms May battling to unite different factions of he...

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  • Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue
Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue

The Downing St. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. Those behind the petition are seeking a million signatures and they promise to deliver the completed petition to 10 Downing Street.

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