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Comey Testimony Looms Over Wall Street as Trump Watches on TV

But Trump wasn't the only one involved in firing Comey - and he presented a reason for firing himthat Comey openly described Thursday as "lies, pure and simple". Comey said that "it is a high-c...

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'We are not ready to surrender,' Qatar's foreign minister says

The Associate Press reported he met Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , on his arrival Wednesday night. "The president reiterated that a united Gulf Cooperation Council and a strong ...

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India, 67 nations sign pact to check tax evasion by MNCs

India, 67 nations sign pact to check tax evasion by MNCs

Ministers and high-level officials from 76 countries and jurisdictions have signed or formally expressed their intention to sign the multilateral convention. Revenue losses from BEPS are conservativel...

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Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks

Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks

Police said Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest" after Italian reports said Italian intelligence had notified British and Moroccan secret services about his status as a potential ...

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US President Donald Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

Moreover, state-run newspaper Iran wrote June 6, "Around two weeks ago, when US President Donald Trump went to Riyadh as the head of the White House, perhaps many worldwide observers had realized ...

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Confidence in Qatar's state finances has been shaken by its diplomatic row

Al-Marri commented that a child with Emirate citizenship was vetoed from leaving the UAE with his Qatari mother when she tried to fly to Doha to visit her family. Qatar just finished one of the st...

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UK Election: Britain Goes To The Polls

UK Election: Britain Goes To The Polls

Under this scenario, Brexit negotiations would be pushed back but the bigger issue might be how will Corbyn lead a party when many of his own lawmakers called for his resignation past year. Poli...

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Michelle Obama Says Barack Wore The Same Tux For 8 Years Straight

Michelle Obama Says Barack Wore The Same Tux For 8 Years Straight

While no one commented on Obama's tendency to repeat outfits , Michelle Obama made headlines when she did. "This is the thing", Michelle Obama said at Apple's Worldwide Developers Confer...

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Voting begins in Britain's snap elections in shadow of terror attacks

Voting begins in Britain's snap elections in shadow of terror attacks

However, there are some pundits who point out that the pre-poll patterns are following similar trends as for the Brexit referendum vote in June 2016, the outcome of which had taken most pollsters by s...

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British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack

The Met's Counter Terrorism Command earlier today released the name and photograph Zaghba. A third man, aged 29, was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts at a home in the s...

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The big difference between Sean Spicer and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

The big difference between Sean Spicer and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Trump's Twitter usage is a constant reminder of how different he is from past presidents and the traditional, carefully orchestrated pronouncements typically associated with the office. "Please un...

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James Comey testimony: Highlights from the ex-FBI director's Senate hearing

Comey said he handed over the memos days after the president suggested on Twitter he has secret recordings of Oval Office conversations. Ex-FBI chief James Comey told Congress that President ...

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President Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump called Wray "a man of impeccable credentials" and offered no more information about the selection, ending the tweet by saying, "Details to follow". But Wray is a good choice, a much better cho...

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5 things to watch for at the Comey hearing

The panel's top Democrat, Senator Mark Warner , will say in his opening statement that Comey's testimony showed Trump violated guidelines put in place after the 1970s Watergate scandal to prevent ...

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ECB president says risks to economy diminished

ECB president says risks to economy diminished

If a rate is negative the bank will pay the ECB (rather than receiving money in interest). Asset purchases under the program are due to continue at least until December at a pace of €60-billion per ...

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Polls Open in UK Election

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have been tearing across the country over seven weeks of breathless campaigning to convince voters their party should govern the country and by Friday morning we will f...

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Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer

When asked if the Trump's tweets should be considered official statements from the White House, Spicer appeared incredulous. The White House on Tuesday defended recent tweets by U.S. Spicer defend...

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Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

Varadkar, who now serves as minister for social protection, will officially be confirmed as prime minister when the Irish parliament reconvenes on June 13, according to CNN . He came out as a gay in ...

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Gulf row threatens whole region, diplomacy only option

Qatar's neighbors are angry at Doha's backing for jihadist groups, its willingness to engage with Iran, and its patronage of Al Jazeera , which often criticizes Gulf governments. Russian Federation h...

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Iran's Intelligence Ministry releases Tehran terror attackers identity / Pics(+18)

Iran's Intelligence Ministry releases Tehran terror attackers identity / Pics(+18)

The ministry issued a statement on its website with bloody pictures of the men's corpses. "We are focused on intelligence"-gathering, he said". The six attackers were Iranians who had joined I...

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Comey: Trump administration 'lied' about the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Comey: Trump administration 'lied' about the Federal Bureau of Investigation

UPDATE, 12:06 p.m.: West Virginia's Senator Joe Manchin also asked Comey about Trump's supposed recordings of their conversations. Comey wrote: "The President signaled the end of the briefing ...

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RNC: Trump's firing of Comey was 'the right thing to do'

And to me, knowing President Trump as well as you can, as not being a member of the family or working for the organization, that is totally Trumpian. Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz highlighte...

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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

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

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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