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Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public

Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public

White House spokesman Sean Spicer is declining to say whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should invoke executive privilege in testimony to Congress Tuesday. That remark came after revelations ...

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Monsoon reaches Mumbai, covers parts of Maharashtra

Monsoon reaches Mumbai, covers parts of Maharashtra

The IMD has issued a heavy rainfall warning for both Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh till June 14. The Met office has said that rains would continue over the region in the coming days. Mumbai: ...

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Sessions to testify in open session before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions to testify in open session before Senate Intelligence Committee

During his testimony last week , Comey said he had notes of meetings with Trump in which the president asked him for a pledge of personal loyalty and to drop the Russian Federation investigation ...

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'Cong resorts to disrupt, disinform, defame against Modi govt'

'Cong resorts to disrupt, disinform, defame against Modi govt'

He was in Bhubaneswar for attending an event to mark the three years of Modi government at the Centre. Union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress was trying to use farmers' issues...

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Singapore: Police Arrest Preschool Teacher Sharing Islamic State Material

Singapore: Police Arrest Preschool Teacher Sharing Islamic State Material

It said she created new social media accounts even after several of her accounts on which she shared pro-Islamic State material were taken down by administrators. The NCCS, which represents about 45...

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President Rips James Comey On Twitter, Calls Him A 'Leaker'

But he left aside scathing testimony by Comey, whom he fired in early May, that Trump had tried to derail a probe into onetime national security advisor Michael Flynn - at best, a political misc...

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I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM

May is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. It's just a question of, Osborne told Sky News...

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Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

New Hampshire was ranked first, followed by MA and Vermont. They say the percentage of children without health insurance in New Mexico is now lower than the national average. Indiana Youth Institute P...

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Ramsey: Arsenal players glad about manager Wenger's new deal

Ramsey: Arsenal players glad about manager Wenger's new deal

The big news on Tuesday is that, after a majorly disappointing season in which Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League , despite winning the FA Cup, the club has agreed new deals with their en...

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South Africa's Helen Zille makes unreserved apology for tweets

South Africa's Helen Zille makes unreserved apology for tweets

She said an ex-leader should not be hanging around while a new leader asserts himself and perhaps she should have taken the decision "long ago". The proposal would see Zille bowing down to the par...

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Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Amid the growing spat between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors over the former's funding of Islamic terror organizations and cooperation with Iran, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Th...

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Navalny jailed, 1500 arrested after protests across Russian Federation

The scale and geographical reach of the protests will show if Navalny can build on the success of a similar event in March, in which thousands took to the streets to call for Prime Minister Dmitry ...

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Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

The regional countries also blocked their transit routes to Qatar and ordered most of Qatari nationals to leave. They have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. officials...

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NY Times: Trump Gave Russia info Israel Provided on Laptop Explosives

NY Times: Trump Gave Russia info Israel Provided on Laptop Explosives

The Israeli cyber-penetration "was how the United States learned that the terrorist group was working to make explosives that fooled airport X-ray machines and other screening by looking exactly lik...

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We need international co-operation on climate change, says Gove in Trump attack

It is one of 13 states that the U.S. Climate Alliance says is pledging to follow the Paris Accord pact . While this shows that the U.S.is not interested in leading the fight against climate change,...

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Britain's May Seeks Deal With North Ireland Party to Cling to Power

All the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - kept their jobs and there...

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Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Potential candidates could include Home Secretary Amber Rudd or even pro-Brexit Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who may have the charm to pull it off. With her political creditability "holed beneath ...

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Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

The House intelligence committee sent a letter on Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had e...

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Jeff Sessions To Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former U.S. senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing ...

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Michael Gove appointed Defra secretary

Michael Gove appointed Defra secretary

The Mail on Sunday's front page announced Johnson was poised to launch a challenge to May following her disastrous election result , while the Sunday Times also reported that five cabinet ministers...

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Navalny jailed, 1500 arrested after protests across Russia

The judge at the Simonovsky district court ruled after midnight on Monday that Mr Navalny should be jailed for repeated violations of the law on public gatherings. Navalny was among those arrested...

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Attorney General Sessions to talk publicly to US Senate panel

Attorney General Sessions to talk publicly to US Senate panel

Update: The Senate Intelligence Committee said Monday morning that Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony on Tuesday before the committee will be public. But Comey testified last week that he ...

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French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko reach final

Despite the big match ahead, she said she would still take time to celebrate her birthday . On the day she turned 20, Ostapenko became the first unseeded French Open finalist since 1983, using bi...

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Who will be celebrating after French Open semi-final?

No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland was leading 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-4, 4-3 at Court Philippe Chatrier, while No. 11 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was leading unseeded...

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UKIP leader resigns after 'disastrous' UK poll result

Nuttall only became the leader of the party in November a year ago but announced on Friday morning in a speech that he is standing down. Mr Nuttall, who is also an MEP for North West England, has...

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At least 48 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

At least 48 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

Most of the deaths occurred in two districts, Rangamati and Bandarban, which the meteorological office said had been pounded by heavy rains since early Monday. Bangladesh, a delta nation of 160 millio...

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Ivanka: Trump feels 'vindicated' and 'incredibly optimistic' after Comey's testimony

However, Trump and his attorney have disputed Comey's other assertions , including his claim that the president sought a pledge of loyalty. " All of a sudden, we were alone, so I texted my location...

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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

Several Conservative lawmakers, who all spoke on condition of anonymity because it was a private meeting, said she started off at the meeting by saying she had got the party into "this mess and I'm ...

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UK fears the Gulf's Qatar blockade is hurting its people

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ) and several other Sunni-majority countries have severed relations with Qatar since June 5, accusing the Gulf state of supporting terrorism based on it...

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EU Urges Swift Brexit Talks To Meet Deadline

EU Urges Swift Brexit Talks To Meet Deadline

He said it was yet "another own goal, after Cameron now May". Theresa May today struck a business as usual tone as she announced that she will carry on as Britain's Prime Minister despite a hung Pa...

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