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Global President Trump Says He's 100% Willing to Testify Under Oath
Author: 0 President Trump Says He's 100% Willing to Testify Under Oath

She said the White House had not yet received any follow-up requests regarding the testimony of Coats or Rogers. Two officials familiar with Trump's legal strategy said his lawyers plan to file a complaint about Comey's leak with the Inspector General's office at the Department of Justice, and with the Senate Judiciary and Intelligence committees.

Author: 0 DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

Mrs May's joint chiefs of staff, Birmingham born Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned in the wake of the election which saw Mrs May lose her Commons majority. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom where same-sex couples can not be married. May put on a courageous face after Thursday's vote, expressing sorrow for the MPs who lost their seats but refusing to acknowledge how her election gamble backfired.

Author: 0 As Gulf tensions flare, reports of hacking pour in

In a phone call with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani, Trump said he wanted to help Qatar and its Arab neighbors resolve the row that has upended any sense of Gulf unity, suggesting a possible White House summit among leaders.

Author: 0 Croatia, Ghana condole Rouhani on Tehran terrorist attacks

Iran is involved in fighting the terror outfit in both Syria and Iraq, where the Wahhabi-Salafi group, armed and bankrolled with Saudi petrodollars considers all Shia apostates punishable by death, has been spreading death and destruction for years.

Author: 0 Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'

An Afghan official said the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died. At least three Afghan policemen were killed and two wounded when an American military aircraft opened fire during an operation in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.

Author: 0 Grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, himself, police say

Stair's family has expressed sorrow for his actions. He then turned a gun on himself and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, police said. A day after Randy Robert Stair reportedly opened fire at his co-workers early Thursday morning at a supermarket in Wyoming County , the shooting's lone survivor told troopers of her chilling encounter with alleged gunman.

Global US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight
Author: 0 US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

In a letter on Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby , Mr Sessions said he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Syria: Battle Launched To Liberate Raqqa From Islamic State

Last week, they reached the northern and eastern gates of the city after intense clashes under the cover of US -led airstrikes. There were also reports of fierce clashes in the northern outskirts of the city as well according to Felat. The SDF launched its operation to take Raqa - dubbed "Wrath of the Euphrates" - in November. It then scored a series of victories in the wider province, including capturing the strategic town of Tabqa and its adjacent dam in May.

Global Twitter could be Trump's undoing, allies warn
Author: 0 Twitter could be Trump's undoing, allies warn

But what might have seemed fair during a campaign, even during the presidential campaign when he relentlessly denigrated "crooked Hillary ", is very different and far more frightening when the tweeter is the actual president, keeper of the nuclear codes, supposed leader of the free world.

Author: 0 Harry Kane cherishes 'special' England equaliser against Scotland

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had put England in front in the 70th minute. It was a huge moment for the team. While another added: " England are nothing without you". England remain top of their qualifying pool, but Slovenia have trimmed their advantage to three points and Slovakia could cut it down to two if they win in Lithuania later in the day.

Global Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

May earlier on Saturday lost her two closest aides as she struggled to reassert her leadership after a crushing election setback. Students and staff at the institution, which bills itself as "the U.K.'s European university" because of its diverse population, also were anxious about how May was going to lead Britain out of the European Union, he added.

Author: 0 Republican senators to get first glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

The Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate each get to appoint three members to conference committees to negotiate bills on which the two chambers can not reach an agreement. "The moderates are very happy", an aide to Sen. The Senate parliamentarian ruled that the House bill can advance under the strict rules of reconciliation, a legislative vehicle that enable Republicans to pass health care with 51 votes instead of 60 but also mandates that the legislation must save ...

Author: 0 Turkish products hit shelves as blockade remains in Qatar

Previously, the US had insisted the Qatar crisis wouldn't affect USA military efforts in the Middle East . He said: "The emir of Qatar has made progress in halting financial support and expelling terrorist elements from his country, but he must do more and he must do it more quickly".

Global Bat Fans, Celebs Pay Tribute to the Late Adam West
Author: 0 Bat Fans, Celebs Pay Tribute to the Late Adam West

West's campy version of Batman became a hit for ABC in 1966, but his success in the series made it hard for him to find other starring roles during his six-decade career. Celebrity fans have also started remember the actor on social media for his role as the vigilante, often recalling memories of watching him as children.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister under fresh pressure as top aides quit

That means it will support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament without a formal coalition deal. The Labour leader, who has insisted the Conservatives lost the election despite being the largest party, was photographed by Times columnist Giles Coren at the football practice in sunny north London as the Prime Minister grappled with the fallout of losing her majority.

Global Iran and Turkey pledge airlift campaign to supply Qatar
Author: 0 Iran and Turkey pledge airlift campaign to supply Qatar

But US officials insisted that both men were sending the same message that the countries of the region should not allow their differences to hinder the fight against extremism. "Qatar has made efforts to prosecute significant terrorist financiers". President Donald Trump accused Qatar on Friday of funding terrorism "at a very high level", and said solving the problem in the tiny Persian Gulf nation could be "the beginning of the end of terrorism".

Author: 0 Shire PLC 44.2% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital

The SI to Ricebran Tech's float is 1.23%. About 330,573 shares traded. About shares traded. eGain Corp (EGAN) has declined 47.54% since June 9, 2016 and is downtrending. Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.09, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 22 investors sold MBI shares while 56 reduced holdings.

Global Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack
Author: 0 Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack

Saadat says in the aftermath of the attack, it feels different to be Iranian. "Last year, they returned to Iran .to carry out terrorist attacks in the holy cities of Iran ", the ministry continued. "One of their brothers who was more unsafe than them fell into the hands of the intelligence services and has been arrested", the intelligence minister said in a televised press conference of the five gunmen.

Author: 0 Iran attacks expose security gaps, fuel regional tension

After being recruited by ISIS, they left Iran to join the group and carry out crimes in Mosul and Raqqa. Attackers have mounted simultaneous gun and suicide bomb assaults on Iran's parliament building and the tomb of the republic's revolutionary founder in Tehran on June 7, 2017.

Global Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

To this end successive USA governments have imposed economic, oil, banking and all form of possible sanctions on the country for nearly four decades and condemn Tehran for sponsoring what it claims " terrorists ". The Vatican sent a message of condolence Friday for the victims of the attack. Sunni Saudi Arabia denied any involvement in the attacks. Parliament speaker Ali Larijani also attacked the United States and Saudi Arabia, which he called "a tribal state very far from anything like a ...

Author: 0 Brexit to go on, says May as she forms minority government

But he warned that time was running out to reach an agreement which could be approved by all 27 remaining governments within the two-year deadline set out in Article 50 of the European Union treaties. Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Brexit talks could wait until the new government was ready. "We are ready to start negotiations", Juncker told POLITICO on the sidelines at a conference in Prague.

Author: 0 France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

Overseas French territories located outside of the European continent are administered by France and have representation in both houses of the French parliament - the National Assembly and the Senate. Marine Le Pen herself is running for a seat in Henin-Beaumont in northern France. So too will Jean-Luc Melenchon, head of the radical leftist La France Insoumise (France Unbowed), who took 19.6% of the vote in the first round of the presidential election.

Author: 0 More than 40000 children at risk in Syria's Raqqa

A range of Iranian-backed militias from the region, including the Lebanese Hezbollah group, have supported the Syrian government in the six-year war against rebel groups. and United Kingdom military mainly. In Syria , the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces expanded a foothold gained earlier this week in Raqqa, the so-called ISIS capital in northeastern Syria .

Author: 0 Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis

The Qatari response was declared during a joint conference by the Qatari foreign minister and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Moscow. President Donald Trump has scrambled USA diplomacy on two fronts, delivering a rebuke of Qatar at the very moment his secretary of state was trying to mend fences in the Persian Gulf, while at the same time reaffirming support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation two weeks after he had declined to do so.

Author: 0 Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan

According to Mrs Merkel, Germany waits for the election in Britain, at the same time, no need to underestimate that talks on Brexit should start as sonn as possible. "We are preparing for Brexit". 'We were waiting for the election in Britain, but in the next few days these talks will begin. But without the strong mandate Mrs May had hoped for, and with no majority, the UK's strategy for negotiating Brexit has been thrown into uncertainty.

Global Topsy-turvy world of United States diplomacy in age of Trump
Author: 0 Topsy-turvy world of United States diplomacy in age of Trump

Mali, a majority Muslim country that has borne the brunt of Islamist militant activity in West Africa, put out a statement on Saturday that declined to take sides. 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.

Author: 0 Ossoff Passes on CNN Debate in Georgia House Race

Channel 2 political reporter Richard Elliot , WSB Radio's Condace Pressley and Greg Bluestein with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution severed as a panel for the debate. UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: Now a celebrity Jon Ossoff supporter is making jokes about beheading the president of the United States. But getting to a majority isn't a given in a district where Republican nominees routinely clear 60 percent.

Author: 0 London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

The bloodthirsty gang was also shot dead before they could make their way back to the van where their petrol bombs were stored. Officers from the Metropolitan London Police's Counter Terrorism Command arrested a 28-year-old man at a residential address in East London at 2:05 a.m., police said.

Author: 0 Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers

The three previous USA soldiers' deaths in Achin make up the entirety of US combat fatalities in Afghanistan in 2017. This could allow US advisers to work with Afghan troops below the corps level, potentially putting them closer to fighting, a USA official said .

Global Derrick Lewis
Author: 0 Derrick Lewis "Picked" Mark Hunt For His Next Opponent

The injury seemed to bother Lewis all week leading up to the fight, which obviously played a role in his performance against Hunt. Earlier in proceedings, Auckland's own Dan "The Hangman" Hooker set the Spark Arena alight with a spectacular finish in his lightweight bout against British veteran Ross Pearson .

Global London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames
Author: 0 London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames

Police have previously said eight officers who rushed to scene fired about 50 rounds, killing the three attackers . He added: "We are paying a heavy cost in these attacks". It was not immediately clear how the three knew each other, but Collina said one of her son's friends recognized one of the other attackers, though it wasn't clear which one that was.

Author: 0 Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True

He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over contacts with Moscow's ambassador. Trump abruptly fired Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9, admitting later that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind at the time .

Author: 0 Three US soldiers killed, one wounded by Afghan soldier

Gen. John Nicholson, the top USA military commander in Afghanistan , told Congress earlier this year that a few thousand more US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation personnel might be needed in the country. When heroes fall, Americans grieve. A U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan said: "We are aware of an incident in Eastern Afghanistan". The US Defense Department did not immediately confirm the attack by the Afghan soldier, but confirmed the deaths of the three American troops.

Global Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror
Author: 0 Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror

They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region with ties to their Shiite rival, Iran , and its support for groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas . Several countries followed suit, while Erdogan vowed to keep supporting Qatar and rejected accusations that it supported terrorism. But turning up the heat on Qatar so soon after the countries cut off diplomatic ties could imperil the future of the US military's largest outpost in the Middle East - an air ...

Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying about their private meetings

Legal experts questioned whether Mr Trump's private encounters with Mr Comey could be considered privileged. The president added that he would be willing to speak to as much under oath. To hear more discussion about the Comey testimony on Detroit Today, click on the audio player above. President Donald Trump is asserting that fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress represents "total and complete vindication".

Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

After Mr Trump's remarks , the Pentagon reiterated its position that Qatar was a key U.S. military partner, saying "the evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-term military operations". Trade sources, who declined to be named, said the UAE and Saudi Arabia had stopped exports of white sugar to Qatar. "Of course, among the issues (we shall discuss) would be the aggravation of the situation in the Arab world", Lavrov said.

Author: 0 President Trump attacks his own travel ban over Twitter

US President Trump had on Monday urged for a "much tougher version" of his travel ban. The journey for Justice Department lawyers defending the ban began last January, when travelers suddenly found themselves blocked from entering the country following Trump's first executive order banning entry to people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Author: 0 London attackers planned to use lorry

The London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people by hitting them with a van, tried to rent a larger truck to kill more people. The flammable liquid was put inside 13 wine bottles, some of which were labelled "Baywood: Fruity Rose", and had rags tied to their lids, police said.

Global Latest on Russia Hearings: Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly
Author: 0 Latest on Russia Hearings: Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

The refusal to answer questions on conversations with the president irritated both Democrats and Republicans. Both Coats and National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers said they would not discuss any private conversations that they have had with Trump , refusing to answer several questions by Republicans and Democrats as the atmosphere in the hearing room grew increasingly tense.

Author: 0 DUP to support minority government after deal reached

With only a single seat left to declare, the Conservatives won 318, short of the 326 needed for a majority. The main opposition Labour Party took 262. Former DUP minister Jim Wells' infamous quote "Peter will not marry Paul in Northern Ireland " was seized upon by many online, as thousands googled background information.

Author: 0 Comey Tapes or Not? Trump Promises to Tell in 'Very Near Future'

William Brangham has the story. "But in the meantime, no collusion, no obstruction". Regardless, the House Intelligence Committee has asked the White House to turn over any Comey-related tapes. Before Karl could ask his question , Trump started musing aloud. Another asked: " Are there tapes , sir?" And, "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer".

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Last week, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the UAE and Egypt accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and severed diplomatic ties with the Gulf nation. Qatar says it intends to take legal action against those responsible. The Trump administration tried to defuse the deepening diplomatic rift over Qatar Friday - a situation that it appeared to take credit for earlier in the week.

Author: 0 Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

Meanwhile police have revealed the London Bridge attackers tried to hire a lorry hours before the attack, but failed because they couldn't provide payment details. Once across they turned around and travelled back the way they came, before turning around at the top and setting off on their final deadly journey, ploughing into pedestrians as they went.

Global Saudis, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list
Author: 0 Saudis, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

One is the brother of the Gamaa Isalmiya assassin who killed Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat in 1981. Asserting that it has "vital stakes" in peace and stability in the Gulf , India today asked countries in the region to resolve the Qatar crisis through constructive dialogue and well-established global principles of mutual respect.

Author: 0 NCGA Applauds Trump for Prioritizing Infrastructure

Trump has said the pact that almost 200 nations agreed to in 2015 was unfair to the United States. The president spoke in Cincinnati about revamping America's transportation system by taking $200 billion in federal spending and leveraging that into a trillion dollar public-private partnership to improve the nation's roadways, runways, railways and rivers.

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