• Jeff Sessions Suggested he Could Resign Amid Rising Tension With President Trump
Jeff Sessions Suggested he Could Resign Amid Rising Tension With President Trump

If Sessions was to resign, it would be a big blow for Trump's administration since the president and the attorney general share many common views including crime and immigration. Describing the February 14 meeting in which Sessions was asked to leave the Oval Office so Trump could talk to Comey alone, the deposed Federal Bureau of Investigation d...

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  • UK Conservative Party loses majority, prepares for hung parliament
UK Conservative Party loses majority, prepares for hung parliament

Mr Green, who defeated Labour's Julie Hilling by 936 votes, said that relying on the support of the DUP to govern was "not ideal, but a viable option". The prime minister doesn't plan to resign, despite pressure for her to do so. The Scottish independence movement represented by the Scottish National Party ( SNP ), which many pro-independence C...

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  • McCain's fuzzy questions for Comey leave observers puzzled
McCain's fuzzy questions for Comey leave observers puzzled

At the meeting , everyone agreed that Mr. Comey should not reveal details about the Clinton investigation. That's made all the more freaky by the fact that, since Election Day (and even going back to the 2016 campaign), McCain has been one of the Senate Republicans most critical of Trump and his administration.

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  • Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at Orlando workplace
Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at Orlando workplace

Upon arrival, deputies discovered 3 deceased males, 1 deceased female, and 1 injured male. A fifth person, a man, was taken to a hospital where he died, Demings said. Trey Kennedy lives right across the 69-year-old Robert Snyder and was stunned to hear about his sudden passing. "We're just going to embrace her and not leave her alone and just b...

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  • UK's May's lead slims ahead of election as attacks continue
UK's May's lead slims ahead of election as attacks continue

The city of London is convening a public vigil for the seven people killed in the van and knife attack on London Bridge and at nearby restaurants. One of Butt's neighbours, Ikenna Chigbo, told Reuters he had chatted with Butt - known locally as "Abz" - just hours before the attack on Saturday and said he appeared "almost euphoric".

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  • May to form minority 'government of certainty'
May to form minority 'government of certainty'

When asked about concerns social issues such as abortion time limits could be debated, he said: "I don't see many major social issues coming up in the next parliament". As you can see, these are not well advanced plans but those who want something closer to a Norway type relationship with Europe sniff an opportunity and some of them think Ther...

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  • EU expands sanctions against North Korea
EU expands sanctions against North Korea

Unless Washington sucks up its pride and sits down with the North Koreans , neither side can agree on a set of terms to convince Pyongyang to stop its nuclear tests or its non-stop missile launches. Meanwhile, they're continuing to perfecting their missile systems. The deployment of the system went forward as then-President Park Geun-hye...

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  • Election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack - May
Election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack - May

The move marks the second time campaigning in this election has been halted in response to a terrorist attack. "Whether Britons were seriously swayed in the aftermath of Saturday's attack will be known on Thursday, but I think if the Conservatives manage to increase their lead it could potentially send GBP/USD above 1.3".

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  • Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17
Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17

The attackers were armed with rifles and pistols and at least two blew themselves up with suicide vests, Iranian media reported. An Iranian news report says that Tehran is investigating the potential role of Saudi Arabia in Wednesday's deadly dual militant attacks in Tehran .

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  • Mosul civilians in 'grave danger' as ISIS resists Iraqi forces
Mosul civilians in 'grave danger' as ISIS resists Iraqi forces

Federal police are moving in on the al Zanjili district and Iraqi counter-terrorism forces are advancing on the al Saha al Awla neighborhood. Mosul's Old City is an ancient district of narrow alleyways and tightly packed homes where the United Nations estimates more than 100,000 people are being held by IS.

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  • Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred towards US, Saudi
Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred towards US, Saudi

Iran has slammed United States President Donald Trump's response to Wednesday's twin terror attacks in Tehran as "repugnant" even as the death toll from the ISIS-claimed assaults rose to 16. Alavi said that despite the obvious links between the Arab gulf country and terrorism in both Iraq and Syria, Tehran does not have any evidence at thi...

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  • Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar
Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar

In the past, the Treasury Department has said that Saudi Arabia and Qatar, among others in the region, have provided support for Sunni extremist groups. Qatar says it does not accept its neighbors' view that any group with an Islamist background is terrorist. Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut tr...

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  • 'Comey Is A Leaker': Donald Trump's Comeback After Ex-FBI Chief's Testimony
'Comey Is A Leaker': Donald Trump's Comeback After Ex-FBI Chief's Testimony

Does Trump have the "tapes" he tweeted about against Comey, which Comey was hoping Trump would be issued a subpoena for? The Trump administration has also highlighted the fact Comey stopped short of accusing the president of obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offense.

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  • Another arrest in London attack as third attacker is named
Another arrest in London attack as third attacker is named

Another 48 were injured when Khuram Shazad Butt , Rachid Redouane , and Youssef Zaghba used a hired van to plough into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed revellers in Borough Market . A second source said Italian authorities had flagged him up to British authorities after he moved to England past year. Just hours earlier, Greater M...

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  • James Comey ratings boost cable, broadcast TV
James Comey ratings boost cable, broadcast TV

MSNBC logged 2.737M total viewers. MSNBC and Fox News were in a close race for second place with MSNBC eking out that victory, picking up 630,000 viewers, 30,000 more than Fox had in the demo. Of the three big broadcast networks ABC's coverage drew the most viewers (3.295 million) followed by CBS (3.286 million). But CNN clocked 1.017M news-dem...

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  • Japan enacts law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate
Japan enacts law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate

This is the first expected abdication by a Japanese crowned ruler in nearly 200 years. It also highlights a pressing issue of the shrinking royal population and male successors. The bill, adopted in mid-May, stipulates that Akihito could resign as of the day it takes effect, for which it will have a three-year term. Also proposed in the bill is a...

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  • Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump
Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump

In his Senate testimony on Thursday, James Comey revealed several bombshell details about his exchanges with President Trump , including that he had leaked information about their meetings. Former FBI Director James Comey speaks during a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill, Washington , D.C., June 8, 2...

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  • Shiite Muslim sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy
Shiite Muslim sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy

He was arrested by Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) a year ago and a case was lodged against him under relevant clauses of the Anti-Terrorism Act. Raza was arrested past year for allegedly posting derogatory content about Sunni Muslim religious leaders and the wives of the Prophet Mohammed on Facebook .

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  • Pound dives as United Kingdom plunges into new period of uncertainty
Pound dives as United Kingdom plunges into new period of uncertainty

Grim-faced, May said her Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party would together form a new government "that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time". One EU Commissioner has said he is unsure if Brexit negotiations - due to open on 19th June - can now begin as planned. Corbyn says he won't join forces with...

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  • Trump rages against ex-FBI chief James Comey, calls him a 'leaker'
Trump rages against ex-FBI chief James Comey, calls him a 'leaker'

That is a very big deal". But Comey also confirmed that Trump was not being probed. The White House and Trump's lawyers expressed vindication over some parts of Comey's testimony and lashed out at others. Former FBI director James Comey walks through a corridor on the way to a secure room to continue his testimony to the Senate Select Commi...

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