• Future of Sears Canada in doubt
Future of Sears Canada in doubt

Still, Sears Canada maintained some positivity about its outlook, pointing to a 2.9 per cent increase in same-store sales, a key metric in retail that measures sales at locations open for at least a year. The chain has been working on a transformation and brand reinvention, and said it had started to make progress in its turnaround, pointing out th...

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  • Apartment building engulfed in London with people reportedly trapped inside
Apartment building engulfed in London with people reportedly trapped inside

According to early reports, two people are being treated for smoke inhalation at the flats, which is understood to have 24 floors. We'll be reporting updates as we receive them. "Building on fire. Helicopter in sky". "I could see the whole right side of the building was on fire". "The fire is getting a lot worse, there is a lot of smoke, it i...

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  • Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

Would the Golden State Warriors team that won 73 games without him last season come back better than ever, perhaps avenging their Finals loss to the rival Cleveland Cavaliers? The game-five victory over the Cavs capped an emotional journey for Durant, who spent nine years with the Thunder and was part of the side that blew a 3-1 lead to the...

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  • Scottish SNP Lost Votes Due to Plans to Hold New Independence Referendum
Scottish SNP Lost Votes Due to Plans to Hold New Independence Referendum

How did the evening unfold for the SNP? While official data has yet to be released, it is possible that some of these people abandoned the SNP in order to vote for a party that was more committed to Brexit, such as the Conservatives , or, potentially, Labour.

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  • MP burns, CM sits on a fast
MP burns, CM sits on a fast

Chouhan, who had launched his fast on Saturday to seek restoration of peace in the state, made a decision to break it because "no further cases of violence were reported" in the last two days. After calling off his indefinite fast on Sunday, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister (CM) Shivraj Singh Chouhan assured that the Mandaur incident will be investiga...

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  • Sessions says he has 'confidence in' special counsel Robert Mueller
Sessions says he has 'confidence in' special counsel Robert Mueller

It will be the first sworn public testimony from Sessions, a longtime former senator, since he was confirmed as the nation's top law enforcement officer in February, and comes as political intrigue pulses through the United States capital following explosive testimony by Comey last week.

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  • Tillerson says Russia relations deteriorating
Tillerson says Russia relations deteriorating

Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., told Tillerson at the start of two days of scheduled congressional testimony before congressional budget committees. Addressing the Senate foreign relations committee in Washington on Tuesday, Tillerson testified that Obama's reforms effectively removed pressure on Raúl Castro's regime to alter its behaviour.

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  • Theresa May's stance might 'delay' EU-Brexit talks by a year
Theresa May's stance might 'delay' EU-Brexit talks by a year

European Commission spokesman Alexander Winterstein told reporters in Brussels on Monday that the EU is "fully prepared" to begin negotiations when the U.K.is ready. The Brexit negotiator asked London not to "waste time" and explained that it will take "several months to draw out the conditions of an orderly withdrawal, with hard and sensiti...

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  • Brexit minister Davis says UK could still walk away with no deal
Brexit minister Davis says UK could still walk away with no deal

Despite an upset surprise in the outcome of British Prime Minister Theresa May's snap election this week, European equity markets ended solidly higher Friday as the pound weakened against the USA dollar. In a note to clients, UBS wrote that the relative strength of hardline pro-Brexit groups in a weak Conservative government could make a brea...

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  • Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony
Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

Sessions refused to say whether he and Trump discussed FBI director James Comey's handling of an investigation into possible coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation during the election campaign before the president fired Comey on May 9.

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  • Taliban's second in command Sirajuddin Haqqani denies role in Kabul bombing
Taliban's second in command Sirajuddin Haqqani denies role in Kabul bombing

No group, including the Taliban , claimed responsibly for the attack. KABUL , Afghanistan — The Taliban's second in command and head of the militant Haqqani network has denied any involvement in recent deadly attacks in Kabul and western Afghanistan.

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller
Deputy AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

But Neal Katyal, a partner at the firm Hogan Lovells and former Acting Solicitor General who wrote the special counsel regulations nearly two decades ago, says that ultimately, Trump has the constitutional authority to fire who he wants, and the power to repeal the regulations.

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  • Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling
Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

Comey said he believed Trump's statement meant the president had directed him to drop an FBI investigation into Flynn's alleged ties to Russian Federation. Comey admitted that, after his firing by Trump on May 9, he asked a friend to leak the documentation of the contents of the Trump meetings to the press in the hope of prompting t...

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  • Landslides Kill 43 in Bangladesh
Landslides Kill 43 in Bangladesh

Authorities have opened 18 shelters in the worst-hit hill districts, where 4,500 people have been evacuated, disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya told reporters. Shahid Talukder said. Ninety eight of them were killed in Rangamati alone while 26 in Chittagong and six in Bandarban district, report UNB corresponden...

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  • No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general
No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

Trump did not say that, Ruddy did. The startling assertion comes as some of Trump's conservative allies, who initially praised Mueller's selection as special counsel, have begun trying to attack his credibility. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., suggesting that the attorney general was "cowering" in the face of tough questioning. He assured lawmakers Tu...

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  • Trump
Trump "100%" willing to testify under oath

Testifying one month after Trump fired him, Comey said he lost his job because of the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA election. If either Trumps testimony or memos written by Comey about his conversations with the president turn out to be untrue, either man could be charged with lying to federal investigat...

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  • Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims
Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Comey would not say whether he thought Trump tried to obstruct justice, leaving that determination to Mueller. Trump tweeted in May that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press".

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  • Hung parliament alliance between Labour and the SNP is branded 'nonsense'
Hung parliament alliance between Labour and the SNP is branded 'nonsense'

The pair of surveys from YouGov suggest that the Labour leader, who has been deeply unpopular north of the border since his election, is becoming dramatically more appealing to voters. The SNP leader said she had not changed her timetable for a second Scottish independence referendum. The leader of the SNP said she is so hooked on the micro-blo...

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  • DUP leader says talks with Conservatives 'positive'
DUP leader says talks with Conservatives 'positive'

It was a surprise move - Mr Gove was sacked as justice minister by Mrs May past year after his bid to become party leader forced now-foreign minister Boris Johnson from the race, amid accusations of treachery and political backstabbing. " Theresa May is a dead woman walking ". The move might offer hope to Conservative lawmakers who have critici...

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  • Kabul Funeral Bombing: Full Story & Must-See Details On The Deadly Blast
Kabul Funeral Bombing: Full Story & Must-See Details On The Deadly Blast

Isis is fighting its rival and the government while attempting to expand its "Wilayat Khorasan" branch and launching a series of deadly terror attacks, including the massacre of more than 50 people at a Kabul hospital in March. He also urged all members of the global community to help put an end the cycle of violence and support the foundations o...

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  • Jeff Sessions' Senate Intelligence Committee Testimony
Jeff Sessions' Senate Intelligence Committee Testimony

President Donald Trump is awake and tweeting, venting about the news media, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and Loretta Lynch, who served as attorney general under former President Barack Obama. Sessions had been scheduled to appear Tuesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee to review funding for the Justice Department, which ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Qatar dispute with Trump, minister says
Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Qatar dispute with Trump, minister says

Qatar has denied the accusations and called the collective decision " unjustified ". Iran , which lies across the Gulf from Qatar , has joined Erdogan in committing to support its isolated ally. Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah, who has led mediation efforts to resolve the worst diplomatic row seen in the Gulf in years, ...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testimony Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testimony Before Senate Intelligence Committee

For starters, the deputy attorney general now overseeing the Russian Federation investigation, who did the hiring and would have to do the firing, assured a congressional committee he would resist an unwarranted dismissal order: "I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe they are lawful and appropriate orders".

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  • Macron's party set for a stunning victory in French parliamentary election
Macron's party set for a stunning victory in French parliamentary election

Projections show La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) and its MoDem ally set to win up to 445 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly. Its founding father, Charles De Gaulle, could not even count on such stable majorities. Such an outcome would transform into a landslide majority in the second round, the opinion polls show. Le Pen w...

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  • Sessions in the hot seat
Sessions in the hot seat

This hearing follows last week's testimony by former FBI Director James Comey , who said the White House defamed him. Comey said Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation.

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  • Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller
Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

During an interview on Fox Business, Gohmert argued that it was time to drop Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 USA election and possible collusion by people connected to Trump. The deputy attorney general also said: "I'm confident (Mueller) has full independence". So I don't know, at this point in time, where are his al...

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  • Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing
Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

He also had prior conversations with Comey , who testified last week that, following a February 14 meeting with Trump , he told Sessions that he never again wanted to be left alone with the president. Mr Sessions had recused himself from any probe in Russia's alleged meddling. Rosenstein testified that he is the only one who has the authori...

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein: No good cause to fire Mueller
Deputy AG Rosenstein: No good cause to fire Mueller

Later during the hearing, he said in response to a question from another senator, "If there were good cause [to fire Mueller] I would consider it". But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. After Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, Rosenstein appointed Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI ...

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  • Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states
Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

More than 11,000 USA and coalition forces are at al Udeid Air Base in Qatar , from which more than 100 aircraft operate. A number of Middle East nations including the Saudis, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar ostensibly over the country's support for terrorist groups.

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  • Sessions: Comey 'Expressed Concern' About Being Left Alone With Trump
Sessions: Comey 'Expressed Concern' About Being Left Alone With Trump

Sessions said he recused himself from the Justice Department's current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign. "I recused myself from any investigation into the campaigns for President, but I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and ...

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  • Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE
Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

It added in a statement that the current tensions around Qatar , "exacerbate the hard situation in the entire Middle East region". Qatar has denied the allegations. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the USA for creating ISIS and fostering instability in the Middle East amid an ongoing crisis in the region.

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  • Ron Johnson: I haven't seen details of secret Senate health care bill
Ron Johnson: I haven't seen details of secret Senate health care bill

Senate Republicans are winnowing down policy options in search of 51 votes to advance House-passed legislation this summer. HHS is officially seeking comment on what Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations are burdensome for the health industry.

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  • Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath
Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath

Trump said there was no collusion and no obstruction and then called Comey a "leaker". Trump has continuously denied allegations that he had asked Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser (NSA) Michael Flynn's alleged ties with Russian Federation.

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  • What's Next In The Legal Fight Over The Travel Ban
What's Next In The Legal Fight Over The Travel Ban

Neal Katyal, an attorney representing Hawaii, which sued to stop the ban, told the judges the policy could not be squared with U.S. immigration law, which bars nationality-based discrimination in issuing immigration visas, or with the U.S.

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  • Trump tells senators House health care bill is 'mean,' source says
Trump tells senators House health care bill is 'mean,' source says

The House passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on May 4 after weeks of negotiations and direct presidential involvement. Hatch has stood by the bill and told Talking Points Memo on Monday that "we're not worried" about releasing the legislation to the public as much as "getting it together" for a majority vote.

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