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Comey: Trump administration spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Lawmakers hungry for answers and frustrated by the reticence of national security executives to provide them. Fired FBI Director James Comey's expected testimony today that President Trump asked...

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Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source

Twelve others arrested under the investigation have all been released without charge . But Butt, 27, was not the typical resident of the East London neighborhood of Barking. Italian intelligence ...

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Final blows traded as United Kingdom heads to polls

Final blows traded as United Kingdom heads to polls

Five more years of a Tory government, five more years of austerity, five more years of cuts. But the campaign has seen unexpected twists - a steep decline in May's once-commanding poll lead over the...

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State Department cable speaks to a simpler time in Saudi-Qatar relations

Qatar's ministry of defence said in a statement that there has been no upgrade in the level of military preparations, according to Al Jazeera on Thursday. Gabriel said Germany "worried about th...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard blames Saudi Arabia for attacks, vows revenge

Analysts said the attack on the parliament building and the mausoleum was well planned before the attackers were eliminated after several hours. The attacks in Tehran's parliament and the mausoleum ...

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Who's Sitting Near Comey in the Hearing Room?

Comey wrote that Trump then said, " 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. "Sounding like Tony Soprano does not make you Tony Soprano", Turley said. "The President...

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Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president

Multiple threats could lead to downfall of Brazil president

If the court votes to scrap the election result, Temer - who took over only past year when Rousseff was impeached - would himself risk losing his office, forcing Brazil's Congress to pick an interim p...

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CCTV footage shows terrorists raiding Iran's Parliament

Police officers patrol Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers that was claimed by the Islamic State group, in Tehran , Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. "Hereby, we announce ...

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Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks

Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks

Polling experts - many of whom failed to predict the historic referendum vote to leave the European Union previous year - are somewhat wary of calling the outcome. The Daily Telegraph and The Time...

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Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

The assault on Raqqa will pile more pressure on Islamic State's self-declared caliphate with the group facing defeat in the Iraqi city of Mosul and being forced into retreat across much of Syri...

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Murray into Semi-finals After Taming Nishikori

I'm the odd one out in the semis, but hopefully, I can keep it up". However, he was generally in charge after that against the eighth seed. Realistically, it's over for Novak Djokovic , at least ...

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A guide to the Comey hearing, for normals

A guide to the Comey hearing, for normals

Neither Trump nor any other member of the administration sought to directly stop the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling, Comey said, but his dismissal left him "confused and increasi...

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Saudi Arabia said to tell banks not to increase Qatar exposure

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and several other states earlier this week moved to sever diplomatic ties with Doha over its alleged support for extremist groups. "This is not about regime change...

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Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

The Eiffel Tower will turn its lights out on Thursday as a mark of respect for the victims of deadly twin attacks in Tehran , which were claimed by the Islamic State group. A number of these groups...

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Sen. Risch says Comey's statement "answered a lot of questions"

Republicans and Trump's own lawyer seized on Comey's confirmation, in his written testimony, of Trump's claim that Comey had told him three times the president was not directly under investigation. Wa...

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Qatar must ´change policies´: Saudi foreign minister

Qatar must ´change policies´: Saudi foreign minister

Residents in the Gaza Strip, run by the Islamist Hamas group, said the protesters were throwing stones near the fence when the Israeli troops shot at them. Qatar has - on multiple occasions - expr...

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North Korea test-fires anti-ship cruise missiles

North Korea test-fires anti-ship cruise missiles

Pyongyang has said it will continue to pursue its nuclear and weapons program without delay. The statement said South Korea and the USA were analyzing the launches. South Korea said on Wednesday it wi...

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TfL 'sorry' for parking tickets in area of London Bridge attacks

TfL 'sorry' for parking tickets in area of London Bridge attacks

Traffic wardens slapped tickets on cars which were left abandoned inside a police cordon during the London terror attack. The mean-spirited officers issued penalty notices to drivers who were forced...

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Sara Zelenak confirmed as second Australian killed in London Bridge terror attack

Sara Zelenak confirmed as second Australian killed in London Bridge terror attack

Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop said she was deeply saddened to announce the deaths of the women after they were savagely attacked in London on Saturday night. "I am, we are, so blessed to hav...

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Fired FBI director Comey: 'Trump demanded loyalty'

Heinrich then asked Coats whether Trump had asked him to help blunt investigations into his campaign's relationship with Russian Federation. Comey, in detail, relays how Trump asked all of his top a...

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'Lordy, I hope there are tapes': Twitter pounces on Comey quote

'Lordy, I hope there are tapes': Twitter pounces on Comey quote

Comey also said that in a March 30 phone call with the president, Trump asked him what he could do to "lift the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigation, and also said that they "need" to ge...

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Tump calls King Salman on Qatar crisis, asks for Gulf unity

As Qatar faces diplomatic and trade turmoil, Turkish parliament has approved legislation that will send Turkish troops to one of the country's military bases in Qatar , according to Al Jazeera...

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United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

The video shows the launch of a target missile from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands on Tuesday, followed by a shot of an interceptor missile launching from a silo at Vandenberg Air ...

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Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

Another police auto then arrives, and the other two terrorists can be seen getting shot - with all the action concluding in under 20 seconds. In Manchester, police arrested two 20-year-old men on We...

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Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, 'lies'

Citing a person close to the president's legal team, the Associated Press reported Thursday that Trump disputes Comey's claims that Trump requested his loyalty. Comey said he also was "confused" bec...

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Comey kicks off testimony by straight up calling Trump a liar

Comey kicks off testimony by straight up calling Trump a liar

At a February 14 meeting at the White House , Comey said Trump strongly defended Flynn, arguing that his former national security adviser "hadn't done anything wrong" in his prior contact with R...

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Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

Woman jailed in granddaughter's slaying ruled sane in 2015

Saks said the person can petition the court for a trial - either before a judge or jury - to prove their sanity has been restored, they understand right and wrong, and no longer are a danger to themse...

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Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

The opening statement of former FBI Director James Comey was posted on Wednesday evening on the website of the Senate's Intelligence Committee and reproduced by several US Media outlets, includi...

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France confirms second French death in London attack: minister

The Moroccan-Italian man identified as the third London attacker told Italian authorities " I'm going to be a terrorist " when he was stopped at Bologna Airport past year trying to travel to Syria ...

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Five Tehran attackers had fought for IS, says Iran

Iran's state broadcaster said a security guard was killed at the tomb and that one of the attackers was slain by security guards. Shojaei told state TV that "three of the victims are women" but di...

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