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Sessions, Wyden scrap over AG's 'problematic' role

Sessions, Wyden scrap over AG's 'problematic' role

Al Franken and Patrick Leahy - who initially pressed Sessions in his confirmation hearings on Russian contacts - wrote to Comey seeking an investigation into whether Sessions perjured himself when...

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Puerto Rico votes to become 51st state of America

Congress has final say on any changes to the territory's political status. "And that message is that we Puerto Ricans not only want our USA citizenship, but we want equal treatment". They do not pay m...

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Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

In 1973, there was such a firestorm following Nixon's move against Cox that the White House was forced to appoint another special prosecutor, Texas attorney Leon Jaworski. But the Department of Ju...

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S.Korean President's approval rating rebounds

THAAD missile defense site located in Seongju. Seoul says a suspected North Korean drone found near the Korean border last week was found to have taken photos of a U.S. Moon is a liberal president...

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Theresa May goes from bulletproof to beatable in two weeks

Theresa May goes from bulletproof to beatable in two weeks

He said: "If we did use it, millions are going to die". Sander's praise for Corbyn comes after a recent YouGov poll shows Labour trailing the Conservatives by just 3 points. Ukip member Abigail Ea...

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England-France soccer match honours victims of terror attacks with Oasis song

That came after the Italian referee gave a spot-kick for a foul on Dele Alli and the video assistant - being trialled here - ruled that Raphael Varane deserved a straight red card . I'm Matt Da...

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For Donald Trump, the 'cloud' just grew that much darker

And in a February 14 Oval Office meeting, Comey says that Trump asked him to find a way to end an investigation into Flynn , who had been fired the day before for misleading Vice President Mike P...

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UVA student Otto Warmbier freed after 17 months in North Korean prison

He told reporters before departing Beijing airport on Tuesday that he was "just trying to open a door" with North Korea. The trip comes at a time of heightened tensions between the US and North Kore...

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US Attorney General questioned on Russia ties

Blunt and plainspoken, Sessions, 70, went from a GOP foot soldier to prosecutor to politician and ultimately one of President Donald Trump's leading champions, sharing his hardline views on nation...

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Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace

Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace

The " Taliban had a good year last year, they are trying to have a good one this year ", Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee at a hearing about the Pentagon's budget. Despite months of...

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Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

The city is joining dozens of others across the country, including Cleveland, in declaring opposition to President Trump's withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement . Ige signe...

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S. Korea suggests 2030 World Cup bid to include N. Korea

The drone was found at a South Korean border town last Friday and South Korean investigators have since discovered hundreds of photos from its Sony-made in-built camera, a Defense Ministry official ...

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Gal Gadot did reshoots for 'Wonder Woman' while 5 months pregnant

Now, Gal has added another feather to her hat by revealing that she was actually five months pregnant while shooting a major portion of the film. Despite all of that, I feared that maybe the ...

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Republicans Seek to Clear Air on Whether Trump Has Comey Tapes

Comey also said that he considered the comment to be a directive. "Well, I didn't say that". I believe that Comey, a seasoned prosecutor, was not almost as flustered by his meetings with Trump as ...

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UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

Any hope for a continuation of Tory rule looks set to depend on a consensus with the Northern Irish party, following last week's General Election result in which the Conservatives dramatically lost ...

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Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

The president, in Sunday morning tweets as the TV talk shows began, also criticized familiar targets including the mainstream news media and Democrats. "That's a decision that the president will mak...

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USA attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

USA attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

The attorney-general may face sharper questioning from the intelligence committee, which has had access to intelligence materials in its inquiry into the Russian meddling. It later came out in closed ...

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Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey, report says

Comey would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice, but added it would be up to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is now investigating the Russian Federation allegat...

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DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

The Government agreed to "examine seriously... adjustments to the Corporate Tax regime in Northern Ireland" and to "discuss with the DUP other tax changes that could encourage economic growth in Nor...

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I'm here as long as you want me, May says

I'm here as long as you want me, May says

Foreign minister Boris Johnson, who was reported by British media to be lining up a leadership bid, insisted May should stay. However, even though she backed the Remain campaign , she pledged to ab...

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Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

North Korea has qualified for the World Cup more times than China , a country with a population 54 times larger, while South Korea's national football team is the most successful in Asia. Last wee...

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Tillerson says American Otto Warmbier released from North Korea

Tillerson says American Otto Warmbier released from North Korea

Comey testified that he decided not to report the president's request to Sessions at the time, because the attorney general was weighing his recusal from all matters related to the Russia investigatio...

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Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

Mueller. Rosenstein said he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. "I do believe it was considered as an option". He tol...

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Paul Ryan says everyone should just let Robert Mueller do his job

Paul Ryan says everyone should just let Robert Mueller do his job

Asked if Trump would pledge not to interfere with Mueller's work, a lawyer representing the President said Sunday , "I'm not going to speculate on what he will, or will not, do". Schiff told CN...

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Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

In a statement on behalf of her family, Boden was described as "the most outgoing, kind and generous person who loved to help people". "We are working diligently in London with the police and ...

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North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier

In a statement , Fred and Cindy Warmbier said, " Otto has left North Korea . he is on a Medivac flight on his way home. After an hour-long trial in March 2016, he was sentenced to 15 years in pris...

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UK, France to tackle online extremism

Social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter could be fined if they fail to remove extremist propaganda and terrorist material under proposals agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May and Frenc...

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'Very Cowardly!': Trump Lashes Out at Comey Over Leaks, Questions Their Legality

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We were very, very happy, and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said . According to former Georgia Congressman Bob Barr, now special counsel Mueller said a...

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Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

Trump fired Comey on May 9. Trump asked , though he went on to say such a request wouldn't have been inappropriate. Trump tweeted in May that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" o...

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An 'appalling and detestable lie': Sessions forcefully denies colluding with Russians

Recently fired FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that he had seen evidence suggesting Sessions may have had a third meeting with Kislyak. It subsequentl...

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