• 5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing
5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, appearing at a high-stakes Senate hearing on Tuesday, called accusations that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign "an appalling and detestable lie". I am following the historic policies of the Department of Justice". "I knew that Director Comey, long-time experienced in the Depa...

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  • London tower fire: What we know so far
London tower fire: What we know so far

British media reported that roughly 600 people were inside Grenfell Tower's 120 flats when the fire started in the early hours of Wednesday morning. "A lady from what she was saying: 'I'm about to throw my baby". Sprinklers in the building were reportedly not functional, and signs inside the building told residents to stay in their flats in th...

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  • No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP
No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP

Mrs Foster said gay rights were social issues for the Northern Irish parliament to deal with. While the Conservative Party did receive the most votes, it was only about 2 percent more than the Labour Party, which was expected to lose by about 20 percent when the election was called for, just two months ago.

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  • California signs low-carbon pact with China in defiance of Trump
California signs low-carbon pact with China in defiance of Trump

It is the first environment chiefs' meeting among the Group of Seven key industrial nations since U.S. President Donald Trump announced earlier this month his country's exit from the pact for setting an worldwide framework on the fight against global warming in and after 2020.

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  • London tower block fire leaves several dead, many trapped
London tower block fire leaves several dead, many trapped

A plume of smoke stretched for miles (kilometers) over the capital. "This is an unprecedented incident". She described the fire as the largest she had seen in her 29 years of service. "I just hope they have got everyone out". Others searched for information at makeshift centres set up at churches and recreation centres. Siar Naqshabandi, ...

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  • Fellow Republicans press Trump about tapes
Fellow Republicans press Trump about tapes

Trump said Friday he would have zero problems testifying under oath to counter the accusations against him from former FBI Director James Comey . While Trump may have been thinking of firing Mueller - as the President's ally Christopher Ruddy said this week - the outcry from lawmakers and others may make Mueller's job one of the safest in town...

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  • Venus and Harrison win doubles at French Open
Venus and Harrison win doubles at French Open

Ostapenko, 20, won the important points, including late in the third set. All the credit for what you have done. "To play the final, it's an awesome thing". She felt like it was quite okay for her to be where she was. She even received a phonecall from Latvia's president. The fourth-seeded Nadal is 9-0 in French Open finals but he hasn'...

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  • Trump travel ban suffers new court defeat
Trump travel ban suffers new court defeat

On January 27, Trump issued an executive order to immediately ban travelers from seven nations - Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen. In a follow-up question, the report noted that the court ruling cited the president's tweets from June 5 on the travel ban, as well as the administration's statement that the president's tweets ...

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  • London fire: Deadly blaze engulfs high-rise apartment building
London fire: Deadly blaze engulfs high-rise apartment building

I saw kids screaming for help, people jumping out (of their windows). Oh my goodness, it spread so quickly. A far-left United Kingdom politician has created a one-woman show comparing her suspension from the Labour Party for alleged antisemitic comments.

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  • May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats
May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats

She now risks more opposition to her Brexit plans from inside and outside her party. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka of the Czech Republic told Czech Television that "now it will be necessary to wait for who will form a government and what this government will bring to negotiations over Brexit", Reuters reports .

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  • Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation
Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation

A third such meeting may have occurred on the sidelines of a foreign-policy speech Trump delivered in Washington , but Sessions - as he did dozens of times Tuesday in answer to all sorts of questions - said he "could not recall" whether he met with Kislyak at the event.

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  • Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies, plain and simple'
Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies, plain and simple'

The next day after Comey's testimony , Trump also commented it on via Twitter. "There's no ambiguity in it", Trump Jr. said on Fox News" "Justice with Judge Jeanine". Comey told the Senate panel that he shared an unclassified memo about his February conversation with Trump about Flynn because he hoped it would lead to the appointment of a specia...

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  • UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker
UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

One Tory MP who left the meeting midway through said there was no mood among colleagues for another leadership contest and that Mrs May spoke very well, adding "none of the Maybot". Additional delay may be caused by the fact the speech read by the sovereign is written on goatskin parchment paper, a long-lasting archival paper which contains no actu...

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  • Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims
Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had a different reason for not answering certain questions: It's how such matters have been handled in the Justice Department for years. Trump has expressed frustration with Sessions, one of his earliest high-profile campaign backers, but the attorney general's steely demeanor showed he was prepa...

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  • Guterres in surprise visit to Kabul amid bombings
Guterres in surprise visit to Kabul amid bombings

A team of the German experts are expected to visit Kabul soon to investigate regarding the deadly May 31 bombing near the German embassy that left over 150 people dead. "Peace with Pakistan was our demand and this must be solved between government and government". Despite the increase in violence, the senior administration official said the Pre...

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  • Panamagate probe: JIT summons Nawaz Sharif's brother to appear on June 17
Panamagate probe: JIT summons Nawaz Sharif's brother to appear on June 17

In his first appearance, Hussain refused to answer questions put forth by the investigative body, saying that the JIT's status was "sub judice" as he had already filed a petition before the apex court regarding two of its constituents. The apex court reserved the judgment regarding the photo leak of Hussain Nawaz and adjourned the hearing till Thur...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

But by Sessions's own explanation, the DOJ regulation should have required him to recuse himself because of his political relationship with Flynn, someone whom DOJ knew, internally, was under particularly intense scrutiny. Pressure had been building on Sessions to speak openly before the Senate committee since before last week's momentous tes...

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  • May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Speaking at a central London briefing on Tuesday morning, Mr Mills said that while Labour had exceeded expectations, it had still "lost the election ". Asked about the possibility of a Norway option, he answered: "We're not going down that route". The Prime Minister must reach a deal with the DUP or she may lose a vote on the Queen's Spe...

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  • May to form minority 'government of certainty'
May to form minority 'government of certainty'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she and Mrs May would speak further to "explore how it may be possible to bring stability to this nation at this time of great challenge". Having announced a so-called "dementia tax" which would use the value of people's homes to fund their care in their old age, she backtracked in the face of popular oppos...

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  • Thousands protest across Russian Federation as opposition leader detained
Thousands protest across Russian Federation as opposition leader detained

Russian leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny reacts during a break in a hearing in the slander lawsuit filed against him by Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov, in a court in Moscow , Russia May 30, 2017. White House spokesman Sean Spicer called "on the government of Russian Federation to immediately release all peaceful protesters" detain...

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  • Special counsel probes Trump for possible obstruction
Special counsel probes Trump for possible obstruction

Investigators are also seeking to learn whether any Trump campaign associates colluded with Russian officials in the meddling. If DT fires Robert Mueller , we officially pass Watergate & Trump becomes most corrupt POTUS of greatest scandal in U.S.

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

Arlene Foster , the Democratic Unionist Party leader, has said a deal could be completed "soon" and that discussions with the Prime Minister were "going well". Yes, we can take the Prime Minister's word for it, but this is the same woman who told us time and time again that there wouldn't even be an election in the first place.

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  • 12 dead, 74 injured as deadly fire engulfs London tower
12 dead, 74 injured as deadly fire engulfs London tower

Six people have died in the blaze in north Kensington and police expect the numbers to rise. One local man, David Phippen, said he was woken by residents of Grenfell shouting for help, and saw the lights were still on in one side of the building while the other side was in flames.

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  • Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice
Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

They attended to a wounded staff member who had been shot in the leg, he said, and then laid back back down in the dugout. Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as "a hip wound". "Please pray for my colleagues", Mr Duncan said. The Kentucky Republican said he was able to get out of the fence. DeSantis...

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  • Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire
Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire

Flames licked up the sides of the block in the north Kensington area as 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought the blaze for hours. The fire has been burning for more than three hours and stretches from the second to the 24th floor of the building. Some witnesses told CNN residents were at first told to stay inside the bui...

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  • Relax, Comey: US Secret Service Says No 'Tapes' Exist
Relax, Comey: US Secret Service Says No 'Tapes' Exist

Trump has been coy about whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with Comey, who was sacked by the president in May. The mystery surrounding the alleged tapes was thrown back into the public eye during last week's Congressional testimony with Comey, as the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief told lawmakers in response t...

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  • You're making me nervous: Jeff Sessions to Senator Kamala Harris
You're making me nervous: Jeff Sessions to Senator Kamala Harris

For the second time in a week, the 15 senators who sit on the Senate Intelligence Committee were responsible for questioning a key figure at the center of the Russian Federation investigations. "I walked away from this being highly concerned that there now seems to be a concerted effort by the administration to obstruct this investigation", Heinric...

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  • Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze
Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the fire raised questions about the safety of such high-rise blocks, and the BBC reported that the scale of the disaster could delay Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a parliamentary deal to stay in power.

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  • Trump Calls For Unity After Scalise Shooting
Trump Calls For Unity After Scalise Shooting

David Miller, who saw the shooting, described a scene in which some players were far enough away from the gunman to run for shelter, while others were pinned down in the middle of the ball field. As the shooting continued, bullets shattered windows at the adjacent YMCA. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said only one of the police officers suff...

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  • USA senator invites Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation
USA senator invites Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

Comey - if they exist. She added: "With all the noise, with all the intensity of the media coverage and obviously what makes headlines, ultimately we're really focused on why the American people elected Donald Trump as their president".

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  • Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review
Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

Heinrich's questions to Sessions began with the senator asking if President Donald Trump "ever expressed his frustration" after Sessions announced he would recuse himself from the investigation into ties between those close to Trump and Russian Federation during the elections.

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  • Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow
Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

She had hoped to boost the Conservatives' majority in Parliament and get a stronger mandate in negotiating the Brexit from the European Union . Following the failed 2014 independence referendum, the Nationalists won 54 out of 57 Scottish seats in 2015; a key component of their campaign this time was to get a new independence referendum as earl...

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  • Sessions Says in Letter He'll Address Senate Intelligence Panel
Sessions Says in Letter He'll Address Senate Intelligence Panel

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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  • British Labor Party Members Celebrate Progress Achieved in Elections
British Labor Party Members Celebrate Progress Achieved in Elections

A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history. As was the case with the spectacular fall of David Cameron, her Conservative predecessor who resigned after losing the...

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  • Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno
Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno

She said "fire" and I thought it was the school across the road. The Grenfell Action Group, a community organization formed to oppose a nearby redevelopment project, has been warning about the risk of fire there since 2013. This means that (unless there is a fire in your flat or in the hallway outside your flat) you should stay inside your flat. ...

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