• Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts
Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

The first casualty may be-or at least ought to be-Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the first sitting senator to back Trump's renegade candidacy, as well as the architect of Trump's anti-immigration, anti-voting rights agenda. "We want to be able to get his side of it", Lankford said. He recused himself in March from a federal investigati...

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  • UK election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows
UK election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

The DUP itself said only that it would enter talks and it was not immediately clear what its demands might be. British Prime Minister Theresa May's massive gamble in calling a snap general election has not paid off. "Time for everyone to regroup". May's predecessor David Cameron sought to silence Eurosceptic fellow Conservatives by calling th...

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  • Minister for Health wants abortion referendum next year
Minister for Health wants abortion referendum next year

Its director, Bernadette Smyth, said: "More and more women are choosing life for their babies as a direct result of the daily work of Precious Life in helping and supporting vulnerable women in crisis pregnancies". "I am very pleased with the decision by the Human Rights Committee and I would like to extend my honest gratitude to the Committee fo...

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  • Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'
Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'

If there aren't tapes, he should let that be known. "We've obviously pressed the White House", he said . "The special prosecutor, Mr. Mueller, is the person that is charged to conduct this investigation, and I believe he is the appropriate individual to conduct, through his staff, these investigations".

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  • Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis
Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

The White House has yet to detail specifics of the plan , which it hopes to achieve largely through public-private partnerships. Referencing his dedication to infrastructure progression, Trump referenced his decision to approve the Dakota access pipeline, where other politicians did not.

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  • Middle East More arrests in Iran, mastermind of Tehran twin attacks killed
Middle East More arrests in Iran, mastermind of Tehran twin attacks killed

Local police in Iran's western province of Kermanshah also said two people have been arrested in connection with the double attacks, while over 90 handguns have been discovered during a security operation in Ravansar County. At least 17 people lost their lives and almost 50 others were wounded in the assaults, which involved shootings and blasts. ...

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  • Justice Karnan retires, but still remains a wanted man
Justice Karnan retires, but still remains a wanted man

Justice Karnan has been evading arrest since May 10 after the Supreme Court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court and ordered his immediate arrest. He has not been seen in public since the Supreme Court order. The order came a day after Karnan had ordered the arrest of eight apex court judges. "This was not held as he was ...

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  • United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned
United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

The EU's 27 leaders formally agreed to give Barnier a narrow set of tasks at a summit in April and they have no intention of rethinking the so-called phased approach when they meet May at a European summit on 22-23 June. "I hope the interlocutor will be fully aware". The EU had made clear "you can not stay in the single market and have control of...

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  • Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback
Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 in March, which kickstarted the official two year period where Britain has to negotiate its deal to leave the EU. "This doesn't depend entirely on us". Mr Brady indicated that she would have to ditch much of her controversial election manifesto in a "slimmed down" Queen's Speech on June 19 setting...

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  • Hundreds of thousands flee as cyclone batters Bangladesh
Hundreds of thousands flee as cyclone batters Bangladesh

Heavy rainfall is forecast to affect north-east India, Bangladesh and north-west Myanmar/Burma over 30 May - 1 June. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . "Most of the temporary houses in the camps have been flattened", he said. Cyclone Mora formed as a result of monsoon rains that triggered floods and landslides in Sri Lank...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn was 2227 votes away from becoming British PM
Jeremy Corbyn was 2227 votes away from becoming British PM

The Conservatives finished the election with 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed for a majority, and the party is now dependent on the 10 DUP MPs to ensure legislation can be passed through a hostile House of Commons. Asked whether the Brexit talks could open as soon as the planned June 19 date, he said: "Let's not rush things but either way...

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  • Manchester bomb probe police make 18th arrest
Manchester bomb probe police make 18th arrest

Officers have now found a vehicle on Devell Court, near Banff Road in Rusholme, which they believe "may be significant" to the investigation . The attack at Grande's concert last week killed 22 people and injured dozens of others, many of them teenagers.

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  • Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results
Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results

This morning, two of May's closest advisers were forced to resign. However, many top party officials have called for a "softer" process. "The "we can walk without a deal" strategy now looks completely dead", said Patrick Dunleavy, professor of political science at the London School of Economics.

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  • Farm loan waivers crippling state finances
Farm loan waivers crippling state finances

On Saturday night, Chouhan met the family members of the farmers killed in a police firing. Chouhan, who sat on "indefinite fast' on Saturday, said that farmers' work will not go in vain". He said the state government would also agree to demands to increase the price of milk. Opposition parties have been demanding from Amarinder Singh-led Congre...

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  • Hilarious Memes About Donald Trump's Strange 'Covfefe' Tweet
Hilarious Memes About Donald Trump's Strange 'Covfefe' Tweet

A little after midnight on 31 May 2017, Trump tweeted "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", causing many to speculate and joke about the apparently mistyped final word. Someone in Trump's camp finally deleted the tweet just before 6 a.m. eastern time. Trump's late-night tweet appeared to be the beginning of a criticism of the media, wh...

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  • May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance
May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance

It comes after a stunning series of gains for Mr Corbyn's party as the Conservatives lost their majority in a snap election that spectacularly backfired. Even if the Conservative Party has enough votes necessary to continue to govern, Theresa May might have to resign. Considered to be the second recent failed gamble by a Conservative PM, the ...

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  • House Russia Investigation Issues Seven Subpoenas, Including Flynn and Trump's Personal Lawyer
House Russia Investigation Issues Seven Subpoenas, Including Flynn and Trump's Personal Lawyer

Ex-National Security Adviser Flynn is expected to provide some documents under subpoena to the Senate intelligence panel, sources say. Cohen told ABC News Tuesday that he had been asked by both the House and Senate intelligence committees to provide information and testimony about contacts he had with Russian officials.

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  • Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency
Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks told California Governor Jerry Brown in San Francisco on Friday (June 9) that the Earth's climate will last longer than U.S. Trump's declaration last week prompted a series of corresponding announcements of new climate alliances and efforts nationally by state leaders and others determined to keep up ...

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  • Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday
Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday

Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate committees but it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Atty. General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Atty. General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions said in the letter dated Saturday. Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as United States attorney general, heads to Congress th...

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  • Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case
Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

The judge said, "All three ignored the opportunity to put an end to Sandusky's crimes when they had a chance to do so". The judge sentenced Spanier and the university's former vice president Gary Schultz to two months in jail while former athletic director Tim Curley got three months.

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  • Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'
Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has set June 19 as his favoured date for the start of talks, due to last around 14-18 months. "Right now, I don't see any obstacles for the negotiations to take place as planned". An article on the Europe edition of website Politico said Britain was waking up on Friday morning "more divided and unce...

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  • North Korea wants the world to know it can sink warships
North Korea wants the world to know it can sink warships

It also touted the enhanced technology of the test launch of the new cruise missiles. Given that the USA recently has deployed warships to the Korean peninsula, it makes flawless sense for Pyongyang to respond with testing a missile that could one day attack them-even if, at this point, such a missile attack would not be successful.

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  • Actress Kritika Choudhary found dead, Murder suspected
Actress Kritika Choudhary found dead, Murder suspected

The police have started an investigation into the death, which has been registered as an accidental one. "Around 3.45pm on Monday, the Amboli police received a call stating that a foul smell was coming from a room in Bhairvanath SRA society near the Regional Transport Office (RTO) office at Four Bungalows".

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  • Third London attacker was known to United Kingdom security services
Third London attacker was known to United Kingdom security services

Witnesses told the BBC that van hit "five or six people, ' then the attackers exited the vehicle and pursued others in a "rampage" in which hundreds ran for their lives ". "If human rights laws get in the way of doing these things, we will change those laws to make sure we can do them", May told the Sun newspaper. A 38-year-old man was on Tues...

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  • Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'
Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

Trump said the testimony on Thursday proved there was "no collusion, no obstruction" and that "he's a leaker". The White House has seized on Comey's confirmation that Trump personally was not under investigation over his ties to Russian Federation to declare a victory of sorts.

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  • Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Along with recommending an unspecified adjustment of the boundaries for the monument, Zinke also called upon Congress to authorize tribal co-management of the areas of the monument recommended for preservation under the Antiquities Act . This larger comment period will remain open until July 10 and includes the review of the Cascade-Siskiyou Natio...

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  • UK, US governments deny Donald Trump's state visit being delayed
UK, US governments deny Donald Trump's state visit being delayed

A spokesman said: 'We aren't going to comment on speculation about the contents of private phone conversations . Later, The New York Times , citing two unnamed administration officials, reported that Trump was considering scrapping or postponing the trip.

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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

Iranian authorities say five of the assailants in the attacks who were killed in the incident were Iranian nationals. IS claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran's majority population, seen by the hardline militants as heretics.

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  • Jeff Sessions will testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions will testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

They also want him to explain his role in the firing of Comey, despite the attorney general's recusal in March from the Russian Federation investigation following revelations of his meetings with Kislyak . "He believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him and looks forward to answering the committee's questio...

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  • N.Korea 'Not Far Away' from Testing Intercontinental Missile
N.Korea 'Not Far Away' from Testing Intercontinental Missile

The latest came Thursday, when North Korea fired four shore-to-ship cruise missiles at an area recently occupied by a us aircraft carrier fleet, the latest in what has, for the last month, been a weekly barrage of tests. Lewis said. Also in May, Pyongyang said that it had successfully tested the Pukguksong-2 intermediate range ballistic missile...

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  • High-five from UK's Jeremy Corbyn ends in awkward thud
High-five from UK's Jeremy Corbyn ends in awkward thud

I'm saying this out loud. He said in a tweet last month that he did not think Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party would poll 38 per cent in the general election on June 8. Appearing on Sky News yesterday, he was asked if he is a man of his word, to which he replied: "Well indeed I am". There's a chance Corbyn will be prime minister now, with a...

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  • White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months
White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

The President tweeted on Tuesday: " Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". It's been fascinating watching the White House try to respond to the revelation that Jared Kushner tried to set up a secret backchannel to the Russians using secure facilities at t...

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  • Cosby jurors zero in on pills he gave accuser
Cosby jurors zero in on pills he gave accuser

Comedian Bill Cosby (R) departs the Montgomery County Courthouse on June 12, 2017 in Norristown , Pennsylvania. Cosby's defense attorney made his closing arguments this morning , and Steele gave jurors the prosecution's closings this afternoon, wrapping up a week of trial.

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  • Sessions to Testify Publicly Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Sessions to Testify Publicly Before Senate Intelligence Committee

The hearing will be held Tuesday at 2.30pm (local time). Given his recusal from the subject, Sessions should have no hand in determining whether those memos could be released. But Comey said he didn't tell Sessions why he was so concerned. Comey said the president urged him to drop the investigation into Flynn, who resigned earlier this year ov...

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