• Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital
Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital

Navalny, who has announced his intention to run for president next year against Putin , was detained outside his home in Moscow shortly before demonstrators took to the streets there, as well as in St. "The rally is absolutely peaceful, it isn't a protest, just a gathering of people who want to express their views", said Anastasia Lukanina,...

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  • Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers
Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers

Lawyers for the detainees have reached a conditional settlement with the Australian government and the operators of the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre. "I came to Australia seeking peace, but I was sent to Manus, which was hell", the Iranian asylum seeker said. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton did not immediately respond to a request fo...

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  • Sessions Denies Collusion Allegations, Defends Involvement With Comey Ouster
Sessions Denies Collusion Allegations, Defends Involvement With Comey Ouster

The attorney general's testimony comes days after Comey told congressional investigators that FBI leaders expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation before the attorney general's March announcement, however, he declined to publicly say what led to that assessment.

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  • Bengal Congress chief blames Mamata for Darjeeling unrest
Bengal Congress chief blames Mamata for Darjeeling unrest

While calling for a strike in Darjeeling and Kalimpong, the GJM leadership accused the West Bengal government of "high-handedness and committing atrocities" on the people of the hills. The GJM wants a new state named Gorkhaland in the hill region, which is now part of West Bengal. "I am constantly in touch with the central government and various ...

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  • Philippines says Islamic State controls 20% of besieged city
Philippines says Islamic State controls 20% of besieged city

Some were shot dead, a few made it alive. Military operations in Marawi City have resulted in a brutal campaign to eliminate extremist militants. Flags were raised at ceremony in the town on the insurgency-plagued island of Mindanao , but heavy gunfire resumed early on Tuesday, and the military continued to target the militants with mortars ...

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  • Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line
Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line

After substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given the Three Lions the lead at Hampden Park, Scotland appeared to be on the brink of securing what would have been a memorable victory following two superbly-struck free-kicks from Leigh Griffiths .

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  • Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject
Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject

Jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Boeing, the Arrow-3 is an exoatmospheric anti-ballistic missile meant to destroy targets outside the earth's atmosphere, which enables the system to neutralise any threat, including a missile carrying a nuclear warhead, without creating any damage on the ground below.

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  • China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch
China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said on Monday that Panama was upgrading its commercial ties with China. The two countries issued a joint statement saying: "In light of the interests and wishes of both peoples, the Republic of Panama and People's Republic of China have made a decision to grant each other, from the date of this document's ...

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  • Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn
Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn

May became prime minister after David Cameron, who had campaigned against Brexit , stepped down following the referendum, in which 52% voted to leave the 28-nation EU. She said: "As I said many times during the campaign I had wanted to achieve a larger majority but that was not the result that we secured". British Prime Minister Theresa May's...

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  • Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey
Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

Confronted with mounting and increasingly difficult-to-refute evidence that the president attempted to obstruct justice, Republicans in Congress have settled on a novel defense of Trump: He's too inexperienced and bumbling to know he did anything wrong.

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  • Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed
Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

Donnie Russell Rowe , 43, and Ricky Dubose , 24, were on a state corrections bus with 31 other inmates when the pair somehow got out of what should have been a locked, gated rear section about 6:45 a.m., officials said. Christopher Monica , 42, and Curtis Billue , 58. Escaped inmates seen near a Family Dollar in Madison , Georgia. "Ple...

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  • AG Sessions Dismisses Collusion Allegations with Russian Federation as a 'Detestable Lie'
AG Sessions Dismisses Collusion Allegations with Russian Federation as a 'Detestable Lie'

Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, said Sessions' "silence speaks volumes". Sessions is the most senior member of Trump's administration caught up in the Russian Federation controversy. "Certainly I can assure you, nothing improper, if I had had a conversation with him. Americans don't want to hear that answers to relevant questions are priv...

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  • Sessions appears at high-stakes Senate hearing on Russia, Comey
Sessions appears at high-stakes Senate hearing on Russia, Comey

Sessions spent more than 2 1/2 hours before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which included several testy exchanges with Democratic senators who accused him of obstructing their investigation. He said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so, and an order from the president would not necessarily qualify.

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  • 7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate
7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate

All eyes will be on Attorney General Jeff Sessions as he testifies in public Tuesday to address issues related to former FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA election. "Wyden, there are none", Sessions insisted, his voice rising. Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., asked Rosenstein: Why wo...

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  • PM's Bilateral Meetings On The Sidelines Of SCO Summit In Astana
PM's Bilateral Meetings On The Sidelines Of SCO Summit In Astana

The Prime Minister stressed on coordinated efforts to fight the menace of terrorism , including radicalisation, recruitment, training and financing of terrorists. The regional pact comprises of Russia , China , Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The Indian Prime Minister thanked the Chinese president for his support to India'...

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  • Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist
Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Yanez testified Friday that he clearly saw a gun and that Castile ignored his commands to stop pulling it out of his pocket. Yanez's manslaughter trial went to a jury after both sides gave closing arguments in which they recapped their versions of a shooting that drew extra attention because Castile's girlfriend livestreamed the gruesome aftermat...

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  • Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday
Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Bharara stopped short of saying whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice in his conversations and subsequent firing of Comey. The Justice Department has said that while Sessions was there, for a speech by Trump, there were no meetings or private encounters.

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  • AG Sessions In Hot Seat Before Senate Panel
AG Sessions In Hot Seat Before Senate Panel

Sessions is set to testify in an open session of the Senate intelligence committee starting at 2:30 p.m. ET. In his appearance before former colleagues, Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week.

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  • Two inmates on the run in Georgia after killing guards
Two inmates on the run in Georgia after killing guards

The corrections department said 33 inmates were on the bus when the pair escaped. The victims were Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue of the Georgia Department of Corrections . Baldwin State Prison, where they were both housed in Hardwick, Ga., is a medium security prison built in 1976 that houses adult male felons. The Georgia Dep...

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  • May stands over calling election as Corbyn is heckled on nuclear stance
May stands over calling election as Corbyn is heckled on nuclear stance

Jeremy Corbyn refused to say whether he would launch a retaliatory nuclear strike when questioned by voters this evening. The "vast majority" of the one million "decent jobs" Labour has pledged to create would go to British workers, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.

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  • Options on Afghanistan to be presented to Trump 'very soon': Mattis
Options on Afghanistan to be presented to Trump 'very soon': Mattis

He said the department " currently has more infrastructure capacity than required for operations". But military installations are prized possessions in congressional districts. "The conduct of war is not just a military undertaking", said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley. Technological change is another force acting on the department...

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  • USA launches 1st missile-intercept test
USA launches 1st missile-intercept test

Davis said Iran's ballistic missile capability also continues to threaten US strategic interests in the Middle East. The United States first tested a system to intercept Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). "North Korea has expanded the size and the sophistication of its ballistic missile forces from close-range ballistic missiles to i...

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  • Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution
Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution

Constitution. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a joint press conference with visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis (not in the picture) at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 9, 2017. No state has accused a president of violating the emoluments clause. Frosh said attorneys would attempt to obta...

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  • North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles
North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles

KCNA said the test also touted the combat abilities of a new and apparently homemade transporter erector launcher. Moon temporarily halted the installation of remaining components of the U.S.'s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, known as Thaad , pending an environmental impact assessment.

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  • Trump heading to OH to talk infrastructure
Trump heading to OH to talk infrastructure

Trump understands that without the support of the people, the Senate will not pass health care reform that can resolve numerous problems created by the Affordable Care Act. "We really don't", he said. Trump spoke a day after it was revealed that Anthem Inc will not participate in Ohio's insurance exchange next year, a decision which threaten...

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  • Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks
Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks

Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader, killing at least 12 people, wounding dozens and igniting an hours-long siege at the legislature that ended with four attackers dead. president said the nation was reaping what it sowed. Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told...

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  • Jeff Sessions fires back when accused of
Jeff Sessions fires back when accused of "stonewalling" the Senate Intelligence Committee

The attorney general testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as the FBI investigation into Russia's influence on the presidential election continues. "I have confidence in Mr. Mueller", he said. Citing one example, Mr Sessions said it was "stunning" that the ex-FBI chief "usurped" the Department of Justice's authority by announcing that H...

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  • Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says
Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says

Under Justice Department rules, Mr Trump would have to order Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to rescind department regulations protecting a special counsel from being fired for no good reason, and then to fire Mr Mueller. For Mueller to lose his job, Trump only has to decide to fire him once. All this idea appears to come from Trump cl...

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  • Tiger Woods Arrest: Police to Release Dashcam Footage
Tiger Woods Arrest: Police to Release Dashcam Footage

Stepping backwards slightly, Woods replies, "What, uh, what, uh, what are we doing?" The officer in charge of his detention also said the golfer was "unable to walk alone" and found it "hard to keep eyes open". His last tournament victory overall came back in 2013, when Woods won both the WGC-Cadillac Championship and the WGC-Bridgestone Invitation...

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  • North Korea releases jailed United States citizen Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases jailed United States citizen Otto Warmbier

Rodman had tweeted in May 2013 that he wanted Kim to "cut Kenneth Bae loose", referring to the South Korean-born USA citizen imprisoned with 15 years' hard labor at the time. Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea because the two countries never signed a peace treaty to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War. The most recent menion of the ...

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  • Supermarket worker kills three, himself in Pennsylvania store
Supermarket worker kills three, himself in Pennsylvania store

State Police are calling the shooting a murder-suicide. The store's phone was not operating on Thursday morning (Friday NZT), and a call to Weis Markets headquarters in Sunbury was not immediately returned. Neumann, a 45-year-old former US soldier, also killed himself afterward. She said she was wearing headphones while she labeled products but...

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  • Donald Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders
Donald Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

US President Donald Trump on Friday denied he tried to interfere with an FBI investigation, effectively accusing James Comey, the FBI's former director, of lying under oath to Congress. "If there are tapes, he alluded to the fact that there are tapes, maybe as a threat or taunting Comey". Trump played coy again on that critical point Friday, ...

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  • Powersharing talks resume amid fears over impact of Tory/DUP deal
Powersharing talks resume amid fears over impact of Tory/DUP deal

Secretary of State James Brokenshire and DUP leader Arlene Foster are both in London for talks on the confidence and supply deal that would enable Theresa May's minority government to function. Conservative former Prime Minister Sir John, who was crucial in bringing peace to Northern Ireland, raised concerns about the impact of a Tory deal with ...

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  • Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing
Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing

Warner (D-Va.) challenged Republican senators calling for the committee to focus less on President Trump and more on Russian threats, arguing that the president's "unprecedented" move firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director "superseded some of our activities".

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  • French crowd to sing God Save the Queen
French crowd to sing God Save the Queen

Major internet companies have failed to live up to prior commitments to do more to prevent extremists from finding a "safe space" online she said, and they will look at creating legal liability for internet companies if they fail to do so. But the Manchester City keeper, who spent last season on loan with Torino in Serie A, has not been dropped b...

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