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House Committee subpoenas ex-NSA, Trump's lawyer

The Democrats are pressing the probe of "Russiagate", which is a separate probe from that of the Republicans, who are eagerly pursuing the "unmasking" of Trump supporters. Democrats are blocking key witness interviews in the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's election meddling, Politico reported . Read More

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Tory lead slashed to record low of three points

The Panelbase poll , conducted between May 19-23 showed the Conservatives winning 48 percent of the vote in June 8 elections, with Labour on 33 percent. Voters are not giving different answers to the pollsters, but the polling companies can not agree which voters will turn up on the day. Investors have shrugged off a fresh YouGov poll showing the Conservatives' lead over Labour down to just three points, as pollsters present a mixed picture of voter intentions ahead of next week's ... Read More

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Mattis Says North Korea 'Poses Threat to Us All'

Previously it was thought that China would only consider new sanctions on Pyongyang if North Korea conducted a long-range missile launch or another nuclear test. While she said the United States would "continue to seek a peaceful, diplomatic resolution", she made clear they were "prepared to counteract North Korean aggression through other means, if necessary". Read More

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Trump shares positive feedback on Paris climate accord withdrawal

Trump shares positive feedback on Paris climate accord withdrawal

During his recent worldwide trip, world leaders were frustrated by Trump's refusal to keep former President Obama's commitment to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite pressure from G7 members and the pope. Those efforts had been spearheaded by citizens and cities, he added, not the federal government, aided by market forces that have made solar and wind energy cheaper than coal. Read More

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Police say incidents in London

Police say incidents in London "terrorist" attacks

British Transport Police say they've received reports of "multiple" casualties. Six people were killed in the attack, and at least 30 were taken to the hospital, the Metropolitan police said . As they responded to the two incidents, police were then called to a third potential attack - reports of an "incident" in nearby Vauxhall, a residential area, which occurred just before 1 a.m. Read More

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U.S. successfully tests ballistic missile interceptor

Tuesday's intercept was the first live-fire test against a simulated ICBM for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), managed by Boeing Co. Which is why Syring's agency, while celebratory, also sounded a note of caution. "In several ways, this test was a $ 244 million baby step, a baby step that took three years", Coyle said. Pentagon officials like to say that it's like hitting a bullet with a bullet. Read More

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Cavs coach doesn't blame LeBron after loss to Celtics

Cavs coach doesn't blame LeBron after loss to Celtics

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) celebrates against Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals , Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland . He finished with 11 points, six rebounds, six assists and six turnovers. We knew if we played hard, we'd give ourselves a chance. Thomas going down should have been the blow to the team that downed them until next fall. Read More

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Putin urges U.S. businessmen to 'help' Trump

Kelly's interview with Putin came at a time when the House and Senate intelligence committees are probing the alleged interference by Russians in the USA presidential election. The idea that the hacking had reportedly been carried out from Russian IP addresses which constituted meaningful evidence of anything was absurd, he said. Read More

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Manchester police find 'significant' auto

Greater Manchester Police said the man was arrested on Friday night in Rusholme on suspicion of offences contrary to the terrorism act. A 20-year-old man was arrested at a petrol station on Cheetham Hill Road early this evening in connection with last Monday's terror attack at Manchester Arena. Read More

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Poll Suggests Theresa May Will Lose Her Majority

A YouGov model based on different data estimated May's Conservatives would win 317 seats, nine short of an overall majority of 326 seats. The findings again weakened sterling which had earlier fallen nearly a cent against the US dollar on the YouGov model before rising on a Kantar poll which showed May's lead had increased to 10 percentage points. Read More

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Borough Market on lockdown after terror attack on London Bridge

Unknown armed with a knife attacked a restaurant near London bridge , where was formerly done hitting pedestrians, the attack resulted in several people injured, according to British media. The vehicle reportedly drove unto the pavement of the of the bridge and struck pedestrians, leaving around five people requiring medical help. Police are also attending an incident at nearby Borough Market . Read More

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United Nations warns Daesh directly targeting civilians in Iraq's Mosul

Once Iraqi forces take back the occupied neighborhoods, the Iraqi government will announce the liberation of Mosul from IS, the Joint Operation Command said. The enclave covers mainly the Old City centre and three adjacent districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris river. While some Iraqi commanders said they hoped to retake the city before Ramadan, the Muslim holy month that began Friday night, grueling urban combat has repeatedly slowed the pace of operations. Read More

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May calls London attacks as 'potential act of terrorism'

The London Ambulance Service says it has taken at least 20 people to six hospitals. Prime Minister Theresa May has been briefed on the incident and will hold an emergency meeting with members of the government on Sunday. "We were shouting "stop, stop" and people threw chairs at them", the chef said. Three suspects, who may be armed, are thought to be still on the run. Read More

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Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe

Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe

As May has refused to debate on TV with Corbyn, the party leaders answered questions from members of the public in a studio audience and during one-on-one sessions with the notoriously persistent journalist. 'We were searching for peace in the Middle East.' Social media users also speculated over what the reaction may have been like to Mrs May's performance at Tory HQ. Read More

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NY Times: Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony

Comey was leading a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's US presidential election and possible collusion by Trump's campaign when the president fired him last month. Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday that Trump and his staff would be "watching with the rest of the world" to see what Comey has to say. Read More

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Philippines casino attack: Police identified gunman

Many in Manila feared after the attack began that it was linked to ongoing battles with Muslim militants aligned with ISIS in the southern Philippine city of Marawi. The deaths in the attack came from asphyxiation, as people trapped inside choked on the heavy smoke that filled the facility. The victims appeared to have died of smoke inhalation, police said. Read More

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Bowlers set up convincing six wicket win for West Indies

Bowlers set up convincing six wicket win for West Indies

However Rashid Khan, with 33, and 21 from Amir Hamza gave the innings a measure of respectability with 52 runs coming in the last two wickets. They slipped to 19 for 3 quickly and the recovery never came. Noor Ali Zadran replaces Usman Ghani at the top of the batting order while Dawlat Zadran comes into the final eleven as the expense of fellow seamer Shapoor Zadran. Read More

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Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

Independent monitors say the death toll since the bombing campaign against Isis started in 2014 runs into the thousands, with transparency project Airwars claiming at least 3,800 civilians have been killed. There are also reports of mounting civilian casualties, though they are hard to confirm because of the war environment. Next to him is an an American soldier who also stands on his armored vehicle as they take their position at the Syrian-Iraqi crossing border point of Tanf in southern ... Read More

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Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

That process is what gave Mr Trump the authority to withdraw from the deal, but the USA will still need to go through a formal four year withdrawal process as outlined in the agreement text. "The world can not wait - and neither will we". "The whole thing was for an audience of one", said Crane, who made calls to a major CEO who was on a trans-Atlantic flight to urge him to sign the letter. Read More

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Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London

Trump argues for travel ban after attacks hit London

Holly Jones , a BBC reporter at the bridge when the incident happened, said a van had swerved off the road into a crowd of pedestrians. A stabbing at Vauxhall was unrelated, the force added. Armed police rushed to the scene where shots were heard and authorities urged Londoners on Twitter to "run, hide, tell" if they were caught in the attack. Read More

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Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

The man who tried to enter the cockpit of a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane with what he said was a bomb has refused to appear in court following his arrest . "We had an adequate assessment for safety of the passengers, there wasn't really any delay that was unacceptable from our point of view", he said. While officials tried to play down the incident, passengers told of some 90 minutes of onboard drama and fear after take-off. Read More

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Donald Trump just got publicly rejected by Melania - twice

Donald Trump just got publicly rejected by Melania - twice

United States President Donald Trump has called on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises that could lead to peace as he wrapped up a visit with a speech in Jerusalem . "They date back thousands of years, including the reign of King David, whose star now flies proudly on Israel's white and blue flag". In public remarks in the West Bank town of Bethlehem and in Jerusalem , Trump avoided mention of a two-state solution to the Palestinian conflict, and made no references to ... Read More

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Real Madrid Wins Champions League Title

The goal was also his 600th of all time. The Portugal skipper scored twice as LaLiga champions Madrid swept aside the Serie A champions 4-1 to become the first team to ever retain the Champions League . "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals". Smoke from the pyrotechnics hung high when play finally got under way, with Juventus flying out of the blocks and moving the ball around with confidence and authority. Read More

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Defense Secretary Mattis Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

Defense Secretary Mattis Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

The spokesperson also said that the USA is "sadly mistaken" if it thinks that such missile interception system can prevent nuclear strikes by the Strategic Force of the KPA. The Council voted unanimously on Friday to back the sanctions after weeks of negotiations between the USA and China, CNN reported. The Trump administration has been pressing China aggressively to rein in its reclusive neighbour, warning all options are on the table if North Korea persists with its weapons programmes. Read More

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Palestinian premier meets Israeli minister after Trump visit

A spokeswoman for the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in central Israel said she had been treated at the hospital overnight but died of her wounds early on Friday. A teenage girl died after she stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot during her attack. "The EU should articulate a new foreign policy that more effectively harnesses the conflict resolution aspects offered by global law, namely the law on the use of force [jus ad bellum] in order to more effectively disincentive Israel's unlawful ... Read More

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