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Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony

According to James Comey, President Donald Trump was pressuring him to stop the inquiry into friend and former national security advisor General Michael Flynn, by saying he "hoped" the FBI would drop the investigation. Trump had said in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt last month that Comey had dinner with him "because he wanted to stay" as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Global Missouri lawmakers start session on abortion
Author: 0 Missouri lawmakers start session on abortion

Louis ordinance that bans discrimination over abortion and pregnancies. Free webinar: Register now to learn how the State Department, FCC, CIA, EPA and GSA are implementing their cloud strategies. Holsman questioned whether changes to abortion law merit another special session. However, one thing is clear: Greitens is taking extra taxpayer money to wage his campaign against women's reproductive health.

Author: 0 PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

May revealed her cabinet this morning (13 June 2017) following Thursday's election , which resulted in a hung parliament. Labour , the main opposition party, won 262. But government sources suggested Gove had already patched up his differences with team May and even with the now-departed Fiona Hill, who was sacked from her post as adviser to May in the Home Office after briefing against him to the press.

Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for hostage, murder incident in Australia

Police surrounded an apartment complex in the late afternoon after reports of an explosion. The woman was rescued unhurt, but three police officers suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The Australian authorities are treating it as a terrorist attack and are investigating whether Khayre had any established links with the group. Police believe he became radicalised after attending Preston mosque with other men who were also charged over the barracks plot.

Author: 0 Iran supreme leader says attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

ISIS had claimed responsibility for the violence at the parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Iran is a key backer of Assad amid his country's six year long civil war. Scores of people were also wounded. Iranian TV said parliament had resumed, and broadcast footage of what it said was the opening session proceeding normally.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes for U.S. statehood in referendum

Despite a low turnout of 23 %, nearly all those who cast their votes supported statehood for Puerto Rico. On Sunday, Puerto Rico held its fifth referendum on its status in the United States, and this time voters unambiguously chose statehood.

Global Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from Trump
Author: 0 Top intelligence officials deny receiving pressure from Trump

Noting that none of the witnesses denied the Washington Post's report alleging Trump leaned on Coats and Rogers to talk to Comey about killing the Flynn investigation, Warner added: "It seems that what type of conversations the president had about the investigation will only be given in a classified setting".

Global Police reveals the identity of all three London terrorists
Author: 0 Police reveals the identity of all three London terrorists

Butt was a British citizen, born in Pakistan , who "was known to the police and MI5", according to authorities. Police had on Monday named the other two attackers as Khuram Butt, aged 27, and Rachid Redouane , aged 30. A search warrant is being executed at an address in Barking . Two men were arrested by armed police on a street in Ilford, east London . The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack through its Amaq news agency.

Author: 0 Ireland wants Brexit talks to start, to safeguard peace process

Mr Adams said the republican party is ready to do business with the DUP and the other main political parties in a bid to salvage devolution. Meanwhile, the DUP leader's insisted her party will act in the national interest if it agrees a deal to prop up the Tory government.

Author: 0 Ireland wants Brexit talks to start, to safeguard peace process

Mr Adams said the republican party is ready to do business with the DUP and the other main political parties in a bid to salvage devolution. Meanwhile, the DUP leader's insisted her party will act in the national interest if it agrees a deal to prop up the Tory government.

Global Attorney General Sessions wants his testimony open to public
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions wants his testimony open to public

DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said Monday that Mr. Sessions requested the hearing be an open format because "he believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Fellow Republicans, meanwhile, pressed President Donald Trump to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena.

Author: 0 UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Saudi Arabia is not a signatory to the convention. A week after the frontier was shut by the Saudis who accuse Qatar of fomenting regional instability, soldiers in an armoured pick-up truck looked out over a barbed-wire fence at sprawling empty dustland separating Qatar from Saudi Arabia.

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Author: 0 John Oliver Calls Trump a "Walking Logical Paradox" Over Comey Testimony Response

In one jaw-dropping video clip, the Prime Minister stood onstage next to her political opponents to hear the election results. The Prime Minister is clinging to power, and Brexit negotiations are set to begin on Thursday, June 19th. "So how about instead of sending a career negotiator, why not send someone that there is no way they would expect?" Someone with a bucket-list of demands and an honest, slightly muffled voice.

Global Labour's Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street
Author: 0 Labour's Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

He said: "We've already had a friendship with the DUP that goes back many years before this election". "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". Boris Johnson says he's not plotting to overthrow Theresa May. "Just to be clear, we will act in the national interest". "We want to end austerity and invest in this country and that's what we're going to do. It remains to be seen what the nature of that deal is".

Global Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood

An unincorporated U.S. territory under American control since 1898, Puerto Rico lacks sovereign powers - an urgent problem as it grapples with public debt of $73 billion and its economy stumbles. Every state after the original 13 colonies has been admitted under this directive. The Rossello administration added it and sent the ballot back for review, but the department said it needed more time and asked that the vote be postponed, which it wasn't.

Author: 0 President Trump said United Kingdom election results were 'surprising'

Earlier, Mrs May announced that she meant to carry on in No 10 at the head of a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionists (DUP) after falling eight seats short of an overall majority. These negotiations are supposed to start in 10 days. This would mean Britain's immediate and total withdrawal from the single market. She now risks more opposition to her Brexit plans from inside and outside her party.

Global Teen lovers who watched 'Twilight' after double-murder identified
Author: 0 Teen lovers who watched 'Twilight' after double-murder identified

The teenagers were both jailed for life at Nottingham Crown Court in November and told they must serve at least 20 years before being considered for parole. Markham, who admitted the killings , used a kitchen knife to stab both victims in the neck as they slept. "The process of reflecting on their terrible crimes, addressing their offending behaviour and starting a process of rehabilitation will be a lengthy one".

Global Three arrested in connection with London Bridge terror attack
Author: 0 Three arrested in connection with London Bridge terror attack

Two men were arrested on a street in Ilford and the third was apprehended at an Ilford residence when police searched the home, authorities said. Meanwhile a chair appears to be thrown in the direction of the terrorist. Police are hunting any possible accomplices in the attack. But while the bridge reopened fully on Wednesday, the Borough Market and a small surrounding area remain closed, police said.

Author: 0 DUP deal threatens Northern Ireland peace, says former negotiator

Instead, they produced a hung Parliament - one in which no party has an outright majority in the 650-seat House of Commons. Overnight there was confusion over the status of an agreement with the DUP , with Downing Street initially saying the principles had been agreed before issuing another statement saying negotiations continued.

Author: 0 Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

Her spokesman insisted her position on Brexit remained unchanged but Scottish Conservatives were pushing for her to move the focus onto economic growth and away from immigration, sources in the Scottish branch of party said. "What I'm feeling is that actually there is a job to be done and I think what the public want is to ensure that the government is getting on with that job", May said in an interview with Sky News.

Author: 0 Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

Despite the increase in poll numbers after the leak of the Labour manifesto and several missteps from the ruling Conservative Party, some continued to believe Labour would perform poorly. According to the pundit, Sky News also cleared the stunt with health and safety. Later, a Sky News producer tweeted that Goodwin did not swallow the page he was munching on, the report added.

Global Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister
Author: 0 Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister

ISIS claimed responsibility for the Tehran attack, which struck at the heart of the Islamic republic. The man identified by the Ministry of Intelligence, Serias Sadeghi, is a Kurdish Iranian from the city of Paveh in western Iran near the Iraqi border.

Global Talks on United Kingdom minority govt 'positive'
Author: 0 Talks on United Kingdom minority govt 'positive'

The Prime Minister has said she intends to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit talks. Downing Street and the DUP issued separate statements overnight, emphasising that the deal between them had not yet been finalised.

Global Finnish government coalition to kick out populist party
Author: 0 Finnish government coalition to kick out populist party

Sipila is due to meet with Orpo and Halla-aho at 0700 GMT, and parties may hold their own meetings after that. National Coalition party leader Petteri Orpo, who also attended the press conference, underlined that no hatred speech or discrimination was acceptable.

Global DUP will use increased influence responsibly, Arlene Foster says
Author: 0 DUP will use increased influence responsibly, Arlene Foster says

Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP , a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages .

Author: 0 Labour election result not good enough, Chris Leslie says

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. The opposite has happened, she has been dealt a weak hand, having lost the majority in the parliament.

Global Temer holds onto presidency after corruption acquittal
Author: 0 Temer holds onto presidency after corruption acquittal

Brazil's top court ruled Friday not to remove President Michel Temer from office over claims of illegal campaign financing, Sputnik reported. The problem is that there's little stability left to maintain 14 months after he helped engineer Ms Rousseff's impeachment and took her place.

Global Boris Johnson could be our next Prime Minister, claim reports
Author: 0 Boris Johnson could be our next Prime Minister, claim reports

A confidence and supply deal would mean the DUP backing the government on its budget and confidence motions, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis. Appearing on Sky's Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Conservative Karen Bradley said "conversations are ongoing" with the DUP when pressed on whether a deal has been struck.

Global Losses for Scottish nationalists
Author: 0 Losses for Scottish nationalists

In contrast, the Tory share of the vote went from 15% to 28% as the party's tally of MPs increased from just one to 13. The SNP , it should be noted, still form the third largest party at Westminster. Praise fell to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , whose strong performance north of the border - the best since 1983 - was credited with keeping the Tories in government .

Author: 0 Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who have been by May's side since she became Home Secretary in 2010, have been blamed for the disastrous election which saw them lose their majority. "I would like to make clear that the freakish media reports about my own role in the policy's inclusion are wrong: it had been the subject of many months of work within Whitehall, and it was not my personal pet project", he added.

Author: 0 Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

The results confounded those who said Corbyn was electorally toxic. While May has been touring target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches to small groups of hand-picked activists, Corbyn has drawn large crowds to open-air rallies.

Global Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained
Author: 0 Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

After the change, Moscow police warned that "any provocative actions from the protesters' side will be considered a threat to public order and will be immediately suppressed". Another protester Yevgeny , 19, said he was expelled from university after participating in a previous rally. Around 1,800 people, according to police estimates, showed up at the original location on Sakharova Street, and the demonstration concluded without any major incidents, according to Moscow police.

Global Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained
Author: 0 Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

After the change, Moscow police warned that "any provocative actions from the protesters' side will be considered a threat to public order and will be immediately suppressed". Another protester Yevgeny , 19, said he was expelled from university after participating in a previous rally. Around 1,800 people, according to police estimates, showed up at the original location on Sakharova Street, and the demonstration concluded without any major incidents, according to Moscow police.

Author: 0 Still no deal to keep Tories in power

Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support on key legislation, a humiliating outcome for them after an election meant to make them a dominant force. She is expected to meet with her newly-reassembled ministerial team over the weekend in an attempt to quell any rebellion within Tory ranks. She opposed Brexit but took a back seat in the campaign, allowing her to win support form all sides of the Conservative party when ...

Author: 0 Corbyn vows to force May to resign 'within a matter of days'

However, the Democratic Unionist Party , the largest unionist political party in Northern Ireland , said it is open to form a government with the Conservatives without the need for a formal coalition deal. The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn .

Author: 0 Trump, Christie center stage in race they're not part of

Murphy was a member of the Obama administration serving as an ambassador to Germany. Democrats Nancy J. Pinkin, now a member of the Assembly and formerly a member of the East Brunswick Town Council, and Robert Karabinchak, who is filling the seat vacated by Patrick Diegnan, will face Republicans April Bengivenga and Lewis Glogower in the race for two seats in the New Jersey State Assembly for the 18th District.

Author: 0 US AG to testify on alleged Russian meddling in election

As mentioned above, since Attorney General Sessions is not testifying at hearings on the Justice Department budget, he'll be replaced by the Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein - who appointed Robert Mueller as Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Britain's Theresa May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit

While her party supported Brexit, Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union and many residents have voiced concern about the return of border checkpoints which were removed over a decade ago. May's weakened position in the party ruled out big changes. His comments came as DUP leader Arlene Foster warned Stormont rivals participating in the faltering negotiations that the "time for unreasonable behaviour and unrealistic demands is over".

Author: 0 No deal finalised yet for May UK govt

Instead, Ms. May has been badly weakened and may not survive in office much longer. Number 10 had earlier said: "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week".

Global 'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government
Author: 0 'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government

With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty that a party leadership contest would bring. London has said it wants formal political talks between Barnier and Brexit minister David Davis to start next Monday but it since Thursday's election it has not formally committed to the date.

Global Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with Theresa May's Conservatives
Author: 0 Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with Theresa May's Conservatives

Now let's get to work. Earlier, Prime Minister Theresa May said that she is considering to clinch a deal with the DUP to guide the United Kingdom through crucial Brexit talks. Downing Street said it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting. A Budget - the "supply" part of the deal. This is an agreement that allows a minority party to play an active role in government; unlike a coalition, it does not involve formal policy concessions or power ...

Global United Kingdom leader May: I will form a government to provide certainty
Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May: I will form a government to provide certainty

We will defend the interests of the 27 member states, and Britain will defend its own interests. Chaos prevailed on Sunday as Brits woke up to the baffling news that British Prime Minister Theresa May's planned alliance with the right-wing Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was, in fact, not officially happening, and that her role as Prime Minister remained in question just eight days before Brexit negotiations kick off.

Global Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests
Author: 0 Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests

Earlier this year he was handed a suspended sentence on corruption charges that could legally bar him from running. Navalny was among those arrested Monday. He was jailed for 15 days after the March protests. Authorities had given permission for the rally, but Navalny late Sunday called for the location to change to one of Moscow's main avenues.

Author: 0 Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit plan

The Conservative Party is now under pressure to form a new government ahead of the scheduled start of Brexit negotiations on June 19th. They know that the election was not really fought on Brexit and the quake the referendum caused gave way to resignation many months ago.

Author: 0 Michael Gove returns to the Cabinet

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May, who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election result. Green groups are stepping up calls for the government to replace the Common Agricultural Policy post-Brexit with a new regime that pays farmers in return for the ecosystem services they deliver.

Global Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff
Author: 0 Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff

The Qatari capital Doha has regularly been used by teams from nations incapable of playing games on home soil due to adverse security situations or as a result of diplomatic rows with other countries in the region. Amnesty International also criticised the blockade being imposed on Qatar , saying it is "splitting up families and destroying people's' livelihoods and education".

Author: 0 Farmers' stir: Shivraj Singh ends his 'peace fast'

However, he still needs to answer what made him take so much time and loss of lives to understand the basic problem of farmers? Chouhan said farmers' organizations have been agitating for better support prices for farm produce, loan waiver and other demands and the government is already considering their demands.

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