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Spicer: WH Referring 'All Matters' on Russian Federation to Outside Counsel

Spicer: WH Referring 'All Matters' on Russian Federation to Outside Counsel

Comey, as the bureau's chief, was overseeing its investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election, including questionable ties between Trump's campaign and Russian officials. The White House adopted a new stance Wednesday for dealing with questions about the Russian Federation investigation, clamming up and directing all inquires to President Trump's outside lawyer. Read More

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Sanders 'Delighted' by Corbyn's Success in UK Election

Sanders 'Delighted' by Corbyn's Success in UK Election

The British Labour Party , led by Jeremy Corbyn , is set to gain seats following the British election, according to exit polls . If Corbyn had claimed seven more seats, the total seats won by Labour, the Lib Dems, the SNP, Plaid Cymru, the Green Party and one independent MP would have come to 322 - enough to dethrone the Conservatives of their power. Read More

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Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks

Anna Soubry, a Conservative member of Parliament , said she could not predict when May might go but called the prime minister's position "untenable". Since Thursday, the prime minister's top advisers Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned from their positions . But the talks are in danger thanks to Theresa May's bid to secure power in Westminster by cutting a deal with the DUP . Read More

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May failed to get the mandate she sought

May failed to get the mandate she sought

Corbyn, 68, may not have dislodged May in the polls but the Labour Party's strong showing prompted him to demand her resignation, saying she "lost votes, lost support and lost confidence" of the people. The poll forecast the Scottish National Party (SNP) would win 34 seats, the center-left Liberal Democrats 14, the Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru three and the Greens one. Read More

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Brexit talks may not start on time

It was a surprise move - Mr Gove was sacked as justice minister by Mrs May past year after his bid to become party leader forced now-foreign minister Boris Johnson from the race, amid accusations of treachery and political backstabbing. Britain's embattled leader hopes to hammer out a deal with the DUP's leader Arlene Foster today to keep her Conservative Party in government. " Theresa May is a dead woman walking ". Read More

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Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Trump, anxious by the President's phone calls and questions. A Justice Department spokeswoman said Monday morning that Sessions believes "It is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Comey's testimony last week revealed new avenues of inquiry that lawmakers are likely to pursue on Tuesday. There is a great deal we don't know about the potential Trump campaign contacts with Russian officials, such as who may have directed them and who, if anyone, knew of ... Read More

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North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed with the U.S.to enforce stricter sanctions on North Korea , a move that angered Pyongyang to the point of refusing humanitarian aid coming from South Korea in protest against the sanctions. He also warned that North Korea could only face further global isolation and more economic difficulties. He had said during his election campaigning that he would review a system that has enraged not only North Korea but also China , South Korea's largest ... Read More

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Hundreds honor victims of worst mass shooting in United States history

Hundreds honor victims of worst mass shooting in United States history

Now Pulse is remembered with tragedy and has changed the club scene as we know it. Face's owner Myron Sidie sat down with ABC10's Anne Di Grazia to talk about those murdered. At noon, another memorial service was held at Pulse, and church bells rang 49 times in remembrance of the 49 people that lost their lives. At the back of the club, you see bullet holes through the fence - a reminder of the shootout between SWAT teams and Mateen, who declared his allegiance to the Islamic State terror ... Read More

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Brexit to go on, says May as she forms minority government

Brexit to go on, says May as she forms minority government

The Daily Mail screamed: "Gamble That Backfired". As the election result became clear the UK's pound sterling currency dropped dramatically against the dollar from 1.2954 to under 1.2720 before recovering slightly to 1.273. Whilst this was campaign rhetoric created to drive support for her party, it also suggested she saw little prospect of forming a coalition with other parties, nearly all of whom are opposed to her Brexit strategy built around leaving the EU's single market, ... Read More

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De Villiers remains defiant despite disastrous SA performance in Champions Trophy

That obviously created a little bit of pressure. "Try and get the partnership going in, settle the partnership because the last thing you want to do is go wicket, wicket". There's always room for improvement. Kohli, when asked a question about his repeated conversations with M S Dhoni during the match, Kohli said no matter what the situation is, inputs from Dhoni are very helpful. Read More

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Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

The US Justice Department filed an emergency application to the Supreme Court on June 1 , urging it to undo the Fourth Circuit's ruling . A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. The order does not tie these nationals in any way to terrorist organizations within the six designated countries. The ruling comes less than one month after the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals found the ban unconstitutional . Read More

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North Korea 'not far away' from test-firing ICBM

Trump, travelling in Saudi Arabia and Israel, had no immediate public comment. Kim reportedly said the launch was a success, "approved the deployment of this weapon system for action" and said that it should "be rapidly mass-produced". A preemptive nuclear strike is not something the US has a monopoly on. Chung Eui-yong, head of South Korea's national security office, said four missiles were fired Thursday. Read More

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French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

Mr Macron's success, however, was blighted by low turn-out as less than 50 per cent of the 47.5 million electors took to the polls. But the vote was marked by record low turnout of 49 percent, possibly reflecting fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance, experts said. Read More

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Gunda' remark row: Karat says army chief is making objectionable statements

Gunda' remark row: Karat says army chief is making objectionable statements

Distancing the Congress from former party MP Sandeep Dikshit's controversial remarks against Bipin Rawat , party vice-president Rahul Gandhi said: "No politician should make comments against the Army chief". "I genuinely believe what I said was wrong". "There is no sense of apology in his (Dikshit) tweets". Sitharaman also referred to Rahul Gandhi's " khoon ki dalali " barb at Prime Minister Narendra Modi a year ago. Read More

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Ex-rebels' group leads in Kosovo election preliminary result

Ex-rebels' group leads in Kosovo election preliminary result

The alliance dubbed the "war wing" by Kosovo's media, and led by the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) of President Hashim Thaci, won 35.78 percent of votes, based on a count of almost 70 percent of ballots. The party has nominated its former leader, 42-year-old Albin Kurti , as a candidate for prime minister. "For more than a year we didn't have a functional government, and now I don't trust them", said Islam Fehmiu, a retiree from the capital, Pristina . Read More

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Donald Trump slams James Comey after accusations on lying

Regarding Qatar, home to USA military facilities and a diplomatic imbroglio with its Gulf Region neighbors, Trump said , "We ask Qatar and other countries in the region to do more, and do it faster". Read: Russia Hack US Election? The issue is whether Trump tried to direct Comey to stop investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. Read More

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Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

Americans tuned in, at least in part, to see if Comey would level allegations of improper use of power by his boss, so there was a sense in which the hearings were already set to cover ground familiar to many of us. Comey , who was sacked by Trump on May 9, revealed during his testimony that he had a friend, later identified as Columbia University Law Professor Dan Richman, leak contents of his private memos to the media in hopes of prompting the "appointment of a special counsel". Read More

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Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

There are real timetable concerns now. "UK wanted it, but is still not ready to negotiate". "Since 24 June 2016 (the date of European Union referendum) Unfortunate". "We need a government that can act", said Günther Oettinger, speaking on Deutschlandfunk, a German public radio station, Friday morning. Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". Read More

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UK police name third man behind London terror attack

UK police name third man behind London terror attack

Counterterrorism police arrested a 27-year-old man Tuesday in the Barking area, but did not say how he might be connected to the attack that killed seven people and wounded at least 50 others. Counter-terrorism police said Butt had been investigated, but that there was no evidence he was planning a deadly, suicidal assault. This is what we know about the attackers so far. Read More

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