• Trump Says Comey Lying, Willing to Speak Under Oath
Trump Says Comey Lying, Willing to Speak Under Oath

When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said, "I'm not going to say, I want you to pledge allegiance". Mr Trump denied that he had ever asked Mr Comey to drop the FBI investigation into ties of his former national security adviser and Russian Federation, or asked for a pledge of loyalty, as Mr Comey asserted Thur...

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  • Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet
Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

McKenna told reporters on Monday during a teleconference from Italy . Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday denied he had suggested deleting mentions of the Paris climate pact from the final communique of a major summit to appease U.S.

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  • Democratic senator calls for Lynch investigation after Comey testimony
Democratic senator calls for Lynch investigation after Comey testimony

On Sunday, CNN's Brianna Keilar, the "State of the Union" guest host, asked Sen. Comey shocked the committee when he said that, at the time, he didn't trust the Department of Justice to carry out a thorough investigation of the Clinton email scandal.

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  • Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State as May reshuffles Cabinet
Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State as May reshuffles Cabinet

YP Comment: Tories: Is May still fit to lead? Mr Gove's appointment as Environment Secretary suggested the Prime Minister was desperately trying to bolster her position by bringing in a key Brexit figure and a popular figure within the parliamentary party.

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  • Lordy! McCain Attempts to Explain Senior Moment During Comey Hearing
Lordy! McCain Attempts to Explain Senior Moment During Comey Hearing

Republican members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, from left, Sen. "That gave me a queasy feeling", Comey said, adding that Lynch's directive "confused me and concerned" him . "We had investigated very, very thoroughly - I know this is the subject of passionate disagreement - but I knew there was no case there and calling for...

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  • Three questions raised by the Comey hearings
Three questions raised by the Comey hearings

The former FBI director also appeared to confirm Trump's statements that, on three occasions, Comey told the president he was not personally under investigation with regard to Russian Federation. But if Trump were to lie under oath, and Mueller and his team were able to prove that subsequently, it would constitute perjury. "We also were...

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  • What is a hung parliament - and what happens next?
What is a hung parliament - and what happens next?

Mrs May gave no details of the pact with the pro-Brexit DUP, whose 10 seats, when combined with the Conservatives' 318, will give the party the majority it needs to form a government . However, she unpredictably called for early elections in April as she was nearly positive that her part would win the vast majority. A delay in forming a governm...

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  • Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next
Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

Circuit Court of Appeals said the president violated U.S. immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationality and by failing to demonstrate that their entry into the country would hurt American interests. The Trump administration argues the measures are needed to ward off terror attacks in the country, but critics say the ba...

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  • Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids
Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids

Authorities suspect Butt was radicalized in the United Kingdom and not in Pakistan , the newspapers said. Butt was previously known to security agencies and had appeared in a British TV documentary called "The Jihadis Next Door". "We're hoping to get that out soon", a London police spokesman said. Christine Archibald, a Canadian, was also kill...

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  • Across the US, Marches and Rallies in Support of LGBT Rights
Across the US, Marches and Rallies in Support of LGBT Rights

This time he served as the event's grand marshal, an honor meant to recognize his efforts to raise awareness about AIDS and his fight for gay rights, dating back to the late 1960s, a time in L.A. Among the signs: "Batman's dead ... but the Joker is still our President". Talbert says he is pursuing legal action against Charlotte Pride. "I am ter...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn could have been Prime Minister if it wasn't for Scotland
Jeremy Corbyn could have been Prime Minister if it wasn't for Scotland

The senior backbencher told the BBC: "We shouldn't pretend that this is a famous victory". "What we know now is that [May] offers precisely nothing as a leader, either to the Tories or the country". "It is not the outcome any of us would have wanted in the Conservative Party ". But the discussion on Twitter , as well as the parallels to w...

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  • Turkey Sends Food To Qatar As Blockade Continues
Turkey Sends Food To Qatar As Blockade Continues

Ankara is now in efforts to ease the embargo on Qatar and to end the crisis before Eid al-fitr, the sources said . According to Iran's Press TV a recent visit by U.S President Donald Trump to Riyadh , where he called on Arab countries to "isolate" governments supporting "terrorism" as well as Iran, is believed to have emboldened the Saudi r...

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  • EU Ready to Start Brexit Talks
EU Ready to Start Brexit Talks

First there was the surprise result in the Brexit referendum a year ago. The U.K.'s prime minister also insisted that regardless of any perceived Westminster tumult, formal Brexit negotiations would stick to the current timetable and begin on June 19.

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  • Pentagon's top leaders to face Congress on defense spending
Pentagon's top leaders to face Congress on defense spending

The Pentagon chief made the comments in testimony Monday before the House Armed Services Committee. "For all the heartache caused by the loss of our troops during these wars, no enemy in the field has done more to harm the readiness of our military than sequestration", said Mattis, who retired from military service in 2013 as a four-star general....

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  • Minnesota Cop Says He 'Had No Choice' But to Shoot Philando Castile
Minnesota Cop Says He 'Had No Choice' But to Shoot Philando Castile

Dusterhoft also took issue with Yanez's perception of Castile as a possible robbery suspect based on scant similarities, and particularly after Yanez discovered he had a female passenger and child small in the vehicle with him. Yanez is expected to testify in his defense either Friday afternoon or Monday. Castile replied, "I'm not pulling it out"...

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  • Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar
Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Oman takes a relatively independent diplomatic approach to the other five GCC states, particularly towards Iran . On Monday it was becoming clear that Qatar could prevent the economic damage from becoming critical. The cost of insuring Qatar's sovereign debt against default QAGV5YUSAC=MG fell back for the first time in a week, while yields on D...

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  • Shark Attacks Mother Of 3, Bites Off Arm While Snorkeling In Bahamas
Shark Attacks Mother Of 3, Bites Off Arm While Snorkeling In Bahamas

Doctors in the Bahamas were able to stop the bleeding, but issues with passports and customs had the Johnson's stuck in the Bahamas. Johnson said she wasn't in pain and felt a "tangible peace", according to the station. He told the reporter from WBTV News that "They struggled there for a second and as she tried to pull away, the shark bit her...

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  • Merkel Ready for Brexit Talks with Britain
Merkel Ready for Brexit Talks with Britain

Moscovici told Europe 1 radio that Brexit was supported by most of the last parliament following the referendum a year ago and that the timetable for leaving in 2019 was not "optional" but fixed in treaty law. That is why the European Union wants the talks to go smoothly. In a note to clients, UBS wrote that the relative strength of hardline pr...

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  • Theresa May's top advisers resign after United Kingdom election shock
Theresa May's top advisers resign after United Kingdom election shock

Prime Minister Theresa May's two closest advisers resigned on Saturday amid calls for the leader to sack them or face a leadership challenge on Monday. Instead, the result has sown confusion and division in British ranks, just days before negotiations are due to start on June 19. May called the snap election to win a clear mandate for her plan ...

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  • Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump's Travel Ban
Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump's Travel Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld nearly entirely the ruling from a district court in Hawaii ("an island in the Pacific") striking down the second version of his travel ban. Critics have said the orders amount to an unconstitutional "Muslim ban" that Trump called for during his presidential campaign. "Our system of checks a...

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  • PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says
PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

The foreign secretary Boris Johnson also rejected calls for a softer line on Brexit. And I think that's what's important, I think that's what the public would expect. "We are going to see, I hope, more collective decision-making in the cabinet". Theresa May is to be told the European Union will take a year to draft a new mandate for its chief n...

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  • Maryland and DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments
Maryland and DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments

The lawsuit was announced at a news conference by Washington Attorney General Karl Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh . "The presidents' conflicts of interest threaten our democracy", Mr Frosh told journalists. Lindsay Jancek, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee, on Monday described the lawsuit as "absurd". The la...

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  • Xi sets commercial terms for engagement with India
Xi sets commercial terms for engagement with India

Expressing his gratitude to the SCO for accepting India's membership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the forum represented 42 per cent of the world's population, 20 per cent of its GDP and 22 per cent of its territory. "It is important for India and China to work together". "Paving the way for connection of members and observer co...

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  • Iran Says It Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attacks On Parliament And Mausoleum
Iran Says It Killed Mastermind Of Deadly Attacks On Parliament And Mausoleum

Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after a pair of stunning Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader killed at least 16 people and wounded over 40.

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  • Ivanka has no comment about detained activists investigating her Chinese shoe factory
Ivanka has no comment about detained activists investigating her Chinese shoe factory

We don't know where you got your information about this", said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. "The only reason we think this case is different is that this is Ivanka Trump's factory". Until now, neither the Chinese factory nor Ivanka Trump's representatives rushed to offer details related to the disappearance of those men. T...

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  • The US Joins The Fight Against Islamist Terrorists In The Philippines
The US Joins The Fight Against Islamist Terrorists In The Philippines

Meanwhile, Herrera confirmed that the USA military are providing technical support in the operation in Marawi city . Military officials in the country said that a United States Navy aircraft provided surveillance for the local troops as the battle continued in Marawi on Friday.

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  • Attorneys general in Maryland, DC file suit against Trump
Attorneys general in Maryland, DC file suit against Trump

Much of the lawsuit is focused on alleged violations of the emoluments clause of the Constitution, based on Trump's real estate holdings. "We have economic interests that are impacted, but the most salient factor is that when the president is subject to foreign influence, we have to be concerned about whether the actions he's taking - both at hom...

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  • Brexit talks may not start on time
Brexit talks may not start on time

With opinion polls showing the Conservatives had a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, May called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament and strengthening her position in Brexit negotiations .

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  • UK Election 2017: Millions Of Voters Go To Polls
UK Election 2017: Millions Of Voters Go To Polls

People with an undelivered postal vote can still deliver it by hand to their local polling station. You must cast your vote at the address listed on you polling card. At the end of one of the strangest General Election campaigns of modern times, Mrs May issued a last-minute plea to non-Tory voters to lend her their support to lead the Brexit ne...

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  • UK vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders
UK vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn feels he can "still be the prime minister" and indicated today that the United Kingdom could face another election as beleaguered Theresa May's attempt to stitch an alliance to run a minority government after suffering a poll debacle has not yet fructified.

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  • Search for New FBI Director Has Been 'Chaotic,' New Report Says
Search for New FBI Director Has Been 'Chaotic,' New Report Says

Legal experts, however, are skeptical the President could successfully invoke the privilege to muzzle Comey because Trump has already written a letter about their conversations, talked about them publicly and even tweeted about them. Richard Painter, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, who served as the chief ethics lawyer u...

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  • Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues
Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

He said in the letter he will send a deputy to that hearing and instead appear before the intelligence committee. Sessions recused or removed himself from the DOJ investigation during the early days of the Trump administration, because he was one of the campaign officials who had met with Russia's ambassador to the United States before the elec...

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  • Powerball Ticket Seller Will Receive $1Million
Powerball Ticket Seller Will Receive $1Million

The winning numbers were 20-26-32-38-58, with a Powerball number 3. They shared in a ticket that matched the five numbers in Wednesday's drawing, but not the Powerball. The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has grown to an estimated $435 million, the eighth-largest in Powerball history. He says they were grateful to receive news that thei...

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  • Donald Trump urged to come clean over alleged James Comey recordings
Donald Trump urged to come clean over alleged James Comey recordings

Trump, he said, has waived any potential privilege claim because he has publicly acknowledged the discussions and their content. Comey said that Trump asked him specifically whether he could drop the investigation with respect to Flynn, the former national security adviser whom Trump fired for withholding information about his contacts with foreign...

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  • Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing
Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Jack Reed questioned on Sunday why Sessions was involved in Trump's May 9 dismissal of Comey after he had recused himself from investigations of whether Russian Federation tried to meddle in the 2016 election with possible help from Trump associates.

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