• This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London
This documentary footage shows London Bridge attacker confronting police in central London

It comes after France said two of its citizens had died when three men drove a van into revellers before going on a stabbing spree in central London on Saturday night. Youssef Zaghba, it appears had been known by authorities. He married a British woman in Dublin in 2012 and lived in the city's Rathmines area. The married father-of-two, who work...

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  • Intelligence Chiefs Won't Discuss Private Conversations With Trump In Open Hearing
Intelligence Chiefs Won't Discuss Private Conversations With Trump In Open Hearing

Even though much of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday focused on conversations involving the director of national intelligence, the director of the National Security Agency and President Donald Trump , for at least part of the hearing, questions centered around the issue at hand - continuing the Foreign Intelligence Surveilla...

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  • Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building
Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building

Oceanside resident Duane Siegmann, one of the marchers against Sharia law, said he joined the beachside gathering to spread word about what he saw as a growing menace. AbuTaleb said Sharia is an Islamic code of ethics and morals observed by Muslims, but doesn't take the place of laws made by a secular government. When police officers led away a pr...

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  • Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight
Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

Lower courts placed a temporary stay on the order, and last week the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to consider lifting the injunctions on the president's revised order . House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has accused President Donald Trump of disregarding the Constitution following a series of tweets in which he defended his trave...

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  • Theresa May's leadership on the line as Conservative Party recriminations continue
Theresa May's leadership on the line as Conservative Party recriminations continue

May has said she intends to stay as prime minister despite failing to win a Conservative majority in the election. She has vowed to steer Britain unerringly out of the European Union, unwinding a complex economic and institutional relationship that has developed over 44 years.

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  • Coverage of Comey testimony plays out with partisan spin
Coverage of Comey testimony plays out with partisan spin

The Republican National Committee and other White House allies worked feverishly to lessen any damage from the hearing, trying to undermine Comey's credibility by issuing press releases and even ads pointing to a past instance where the FBI had had to clean up the director's testimony to Congress.

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  • Kellyanne Conway allegedly overheard mocking White House staffers
Kellyanne Conway allegedly overheard mocking White House staffers

According to the report, Conway was observed holding an off-the-record conversation with numerous reporters during a Thursday night event at the British Embassy. "She said Trump gave her a line to talk about "the tapes" to press". "She said Trump told her to say " Jim Comey will have to wait and see about the tapes"; she added 'I chose to conv...

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  • White House, Congress Republicans nearing key tax overhaul decisions
White House, Congress Republicans nearing key tax overhaul decisions

Before Kasowitz was retained, however, some of the biggest law firms and their best-known attorneys turned down overtures when they were sounded out by White House officials to see if they would be willing to represent the president, the sources said .

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  • Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides
Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides

Police kept them separated from dozens of anti-Shariah protesters during the sanctioned events, but they used pepper spray to disperse rowdy protesters when a large fight broke out afterward. Among the people gathered at the anti-Sharia protest were Trump supporters; self-identified "Oath Keepers", an anti-government group; and tidily dressed young...

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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

At least one lawmaker responded on Friday to Trump's agreeing to testify under oath about Comey. Democratic Senator Chris Murphy, from CT, had said in a statement Thursday following Comey's testimony , "If the White House's account differs from what we heard today, the American people deserve to hear the president's side of the story in a si...

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  • Trump Claims 'Total And Complete Vindication' After Comey Testimony
Trump Claims 'Total And Complete Vindication' After Comey Testimony

The Senate intelligence committee chairman, Richard Burr of North Carolina, asked Comey the key question about that encounter: "Do you sense that the president was trying to obstruct justice, or just seek a way for Mike Flynn to save face, given he had already been fired?" Comey may have just retyped another document from his own notes to g...

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  • President Rips James Comey On Twitter, Calls Him A 'Leaker'
President Rips James Comey On Twitter, Calls Him A 'Leaker'

Asked Thursday about James Comey's assertion that President Donald Trump had lied, the White House spokeswoman answered, "No, I can definitively say the president's not a liar". Asked if he would speak to special counsel Robert Mueller about his interactions with Comey, Trump said that he would "be glad to tell him what I just told you".

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  • Lawmakers See Progress on Health Care Bill but Details Remain Scarce
Lawmakers See Progress on Health Care Bill but Details Remain Scarce

With a Senate vote now expected this month, they are bracing for several scenarios in which Republicans produce surprise tactics at the last minute that enable them to pass something. For instance, "moderate" Republican senators like Nevada's Dean Heller , Ohio's Rob Portman , and West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito all claimed they wo...

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  • Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting
Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting

Trump's tweet came one day after Kellyanne Conway, for instance, visited NBC's Today to excoriate the press for covering Trump's explosive Twitter tirade about his "travel ban", and his attack of the mayor of London shortly after attackers in that city killed seven.

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  • Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US, including San Bernardino
Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US, including San Bernardino

The March Against Sharia Law happened in nearly 30 cities across the United States on Saturday, including in Kansas City at Washington Square Park at Crown Center. "We need unity in this country under no ideology and no banner except the Constitution of the United States of America". In Los Angeles, where 200 anti-sharia demonstrators faced a c...

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  • Free Speech Legal Center Threatens To Sue Trump For Blocking Twitter Users
Free Speech Legal Center Threatens To Sue Trump For Blocking Twitter Users

And Trump's use of Twitter gives us that access in ways that would be unimaginable if he was a more orthodox or traditional president.Privately, Trump's allies had already dialed up pleas to Trump to lay off Twitter and focus on efforts to set the agenda in Washington .

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  • Trump threatened to be sued for blocking users on Twitter
Trump threatened to be sued for blocking users on Twitter

Fifty-nine percent say the president's use of Twitter is a bad thing, and even a majority of voters say Trump's tweets hurt US national security. For a long time , Spicer's go-to line was that " the President's tweet speaks for itself ". In a week that top officials hoped he could focus on his infrastructure plan, Trump instead made the narr...

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  • Hundreds protest Sharia law in Houston, nationwide
Hundreds protest Sharia law in Houston, nationwide

Muslim leaders across the country, including here in Colorado, are concerned about the rallies, saying the rallies are not against Sharia Law but against Muslims. Liberal outlets also smeared the protests before they happened. As fellow demonstrators began lining up next to him, police on horseback interjected, telling the pro-Trump group to move...

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  • Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies
Several arrests made at anti-Shariah rallies

After counter-protesters crossed the street and approached the rally, officers stood between the groups. Later, a man collapsed while watching a speech at Saturday's anti-Shariah ACT for America rally. Those not buying that claim say Sharia is an excuse for ACT for America to perpetuate its anti-Muslim agenda. Jawad said the divides in the co...

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  • Former US FBI Director James Comey testifies about President Trump
Former US FBI Director James Comey testifies about President Trump

Here's how this works in the case of Comey . Even as Comey chronicled his disturbing encounters with Trump, he also affirmed some important strands of the White House narrative. And the President of the United States is saying, "you're going to be a witness against me?" I think most people would find it unusual and inappropriate.

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  • Bharara `Absolutely' Sees Enough Evidence for Case Against Trump
Bharara `Absolutely' Sees Enough Evidence for Case Against Trump

On Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey finally testified before the Senate intelligence committee in a highly-anticipated public showing, where he detailed many conversations he had with President Donald Trump . "They were very unusual phone calls". It is a little silly to me. "The number of times that President [Barack] Obama called m...

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  • Trump funneled cash meant for kids with cancer to his businesses
Trump funneled cash meant for kids with cancer to his businesses

Yup, the guy who poses for pictures with severed elephant tails and slaughtered cheetahs and other big game animals (and who, let's be honest, definitely looks like he'd be down to hunt a human if he ever got the chance-the deadliest game!) is saying we're "not even people".

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  • Alabama girl, 17, killed in Georgia bus crash
Alabama girl, 17, killed in Georgia bus crash

In this image made from video by WSB-TV Atlanta , authorities render assistance to injured people on an overturned church bus, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Atlanta . The National Transportation Safety Board has now taken over this investigation. The extent of the injuries were not immediately known. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Offi...

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  • Concerns increase about John McCain's health after Comey hearing
Concerns increase about John McCain's health after Comey hearing

Wow! McCain's question about why "the investigation of anything former Secretary Clinton had to do with the campaign is over and we don't have to worry about it anymore" yet the probe into Russian meddling in the race was ongoing left Comey scratching his head.

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  • Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner
Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

It followed him betting in a Twitter post that the U.K.'s Labour Party , under Jeremy Corbyn , would not even receive 38 percent of the vote. However, the Labour party won 40.3 per cent of the vote. I was surprised that Jeremy Corbyn got two percentage points more than I had expected, and I did say that I would eat this book", Metro new...

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  • 'He's killing everybody' woman says as Utah man opens fire
'He's killing everybody' woman says as Utah man opens fire

Sgt. Jason Nielsen of the Sandy City Police Department said that both adults and juveniles were involved in the incident. Sgt. Nielsen also said it was not confirmed if the gunman shot himself or anyone else involved in the incident possessed a gun or a weapon.

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  • Virginia joins other states in Paris climate goal alliance
Virginia joins other states in Paris climate goal alliance

Since Trump's announcement on Thursday, at least 211 mayors adopted the Paris goals for their own cities, and at least 17 governors have released individual statements saying they stand by the Paris deal, agreed in late 2015 by every country in the world except Syria and Nicaragua.

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  • McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing
McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing

John McCain (R-Ariz.) said his line of questioning that raised eyebrows both in Thursday's Senate hearing and online was meant to ascertain if President Donald Trump had obstructed justice. McCain, who can alternate between gruff and self-deprecating, afterward made light of the mess. Sen. McCain used his time to grill accuse Comey of premat...

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  • Children's Hospital Association: Trumpcare's Medicaid cuts 'catastrophic' for children
Children's Hospital Association: Trumpcare's Medicaid cuts 'catastrophic' for children

Comey. Fear is evidently centered on whether to keep some of Obamacare's "regulatory structure" and a " more generous wind-down" of Medicaid's expansion, with Paul's and Lee's potential "no" votes putting more pressure on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to make sure Sens.

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  • U.S. intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
U.S. intelligence chiefs refuse to discuss Trump conversations on Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Mike Rogers repeatedly said they would not discuss their private conversations with President Donald Trump . On Monday , The Washington Post reported that Coats told associates in March that Trump asked if he could intervene to get the Federal Bureau of Investigation to back off its focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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  • Trump nominates former Justice Department official Christopher Wray to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump nominates former Justice Department official Christopher Wray to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mike Rogers repeatedly said they would not discuss their private conversations with President Donald Trump . Two of the nation's top intelligence officials refused to address questions Wednesday about allegations that they had been asked by President Donald Trump to interfere in the FBI's Russian Federation investigation, infuriating Senate De...

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  • ISIS leader Baghdadi killed in airstrike, claims Syrian state TV
ISIS leader Baghdadi killed in airstrike, claims Syrian state TV

This isn't the first time that the extremist leader has been reported dead, so the news has been met with scepticism. The IS stronghold of Raqqa was bombed heavily overnight on Saturday, local time, with the terrorist group's Amaq news agency revealing the damage.

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  • Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee
Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

In a June 10 letter seen by news agencies, Sessions said he made his decision to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee in light of testimony by former FBI Director James Comey to the same panel on June 8. "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an opening setting that would make his continued engagement in a Russia-rela...

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  • Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense to begin calling witnesses
Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense to begin calling witnesses

He described Ms Carter as a vulnerable teenager, too, saying she had suffered from an eating disorder, had been treated in a psychiatric hospital and was impaired by the side effects of an antidepressant. "A young man, older than Michelle Carter , who has had a long history of suicidal thoughts, finally caused his own death", Cataldo said. The f...

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  • Trump seeks legislative wins to cast off shadow of Russian Federation probes
Trump seeks legislative wins to cast off shadow of Russian Federation probes

Democratic aides are preparing for several tactics that Senate Republicans could employ to get moderates to support the bill. On Tuesday, GOP leaders met behind closed doors on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act .

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