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Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of Flynn, Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice. Opposition Democrats have said that the leaks occurred after Comey was sacked and no longer serving as a government official. On Sunday Trump attacked the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's actions in a tweet. Read More

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Florida police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

Florida police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

Police also released photos of his auto that showed both tires flat with minor damage around the bumpers. A new video circulating in America shows the dashcam footage of legendary golf player Tiger Woods' arrest . Woods recently said he was "positive" about a return to golf following his surgery. The officer asks him, "Are you all right?" Woods was arrested around 7 a.m. Read More

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Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman is greeted by North Korea's Sports Ministry Vice Minister Son Kwang Ho, right, upon his arrival at Sunan International Airport on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , in Pyongyang, North Korea. This latest visit comes amid high tensions between the United States and Pyongyang - which is now holding three Americans - following a series of missile tests by the North, which have triggered tightened UN sanctions. Read More

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Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

Netanyahu authorized Israel's ambassador to New Zealand to return to Wellington after receiving an olive branch from Prime Minister Bill English. Following discreet high-level bilateral discussions held over a period of several months by the Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yuval Rotem, and MFA Deputy Director-General, Head of the Division for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Sofer, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on the telephone several days ago with New Zealand ... Read More

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Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

The latter testified that Trump urged him to ease off the probe around Flynn, but the USA president said that was something he did not do. "He's holding up well - very well", J. "I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible ", Trump tweeted . Speaking to reporters a day after Mr Comey testified to the Senate intelligence panel, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said it was "beyond the pale" that Mr Trump had asked Mr Comey, ... Read More

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Australian Review Calls for 'Fuel-Neutral' Clean Energy Target

Australian Review Calls for 'Fuel-Neutral' Clean Energy Target

Earlier, Mr Morrison said it was "premature" to link divisions over climate change policy to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's leadership. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann backed up the treasurer. "Just when Australians thought that the climate change wars were over, it looks like a new civil war in the Liberal Party has taken it up to a new level", he said. Read More

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Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

Sir John said any return to violence was "somewhat down the road" but said it was "very important there is a honest broker" in Northern Ireland and only the United Kingdom government could take that role. "Support for marriage equality crosses traditional political and religious differences in Northern Ireland, so we call on people of all backgrounds to join us on this great march for equality". Read More

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Federal court upholds block on President Trump's travel ban

The Trump administration wants a chance to argue the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision Monday not to reinstate the president's travel ban. The 4th U.S. On Monday, the San Francisco-based panel comprised of three judges ruled that the revised ban violates USA immigration law by discriminating against people for their nationality without justification. Read More

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North Korea releases jailed American student

North Korea releases jailed American student

The North has occasionally jailed United States citizens and released them only after visits by high-profile political figures including former president Bill Clinton. The student's parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said they were only informed of his condition last week. "We get to see our son Otto tonight". They added they were grateful their son "will finally be with people who love him". Read More

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Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

Said Comey: "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". The president had previewed his attacks against Comey in an early-morning tweet that broke his previous day's silence on his favorite social media megaphone. That appears to directly contradict what Trump said during a Friday news conference, when he insisted, "I didn't say that" when he was asked about that portion of Comey's testimony. Read More

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North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

This is Rodman's fifth public visit to North Korea. In fact, political activist, consultant and National Basketball Association agent David Sugarman put on the full court press months ago recognizing it was a similar situation to that of Kenneth Bae who Sugarman helped to free from a North Korean prison in 2014. Read More

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Korea frees long-detained American university student

A senior USA official also asserted that Rodman is to visit North Korea in an arranged, but not official trip, according to CNN . If you were like me and woke this morning to the sight of Dennis Rodman wearing a cannabis t-shirt while making another trip to North Korea, don't worry, you were not alone in thinking "What in the hell?" The NBA Hall of Famer was spotted by CNN at Beijing International Airport , where he was stopping on his way to Pyongyang. Read More

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Russian opposition leader jailed for 30 days

There was civil unrest in Russia Monday, as anti-corruption protestors took to the streets all across the country during a national holiday celebration. At the last minute, Navalny changed the venue to Tverskaya Street , where a city-organised historical fair was taking place, citing pressure from the authorities on suppliers that made it impossible to hire speakers and equipment for the venue. Read More

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Trump accuses Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

He also proclaimed ex-FBI boss" actions as "very "cowardly '". It concerns a time when Mr Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign. That could come from any of several corners. Mr. Trump tweeted on Friday. The choice by most elected Republicans to to politely ignore Trump's perjury accusations against Comey reflect Trump's complete lack of credibility. Read More

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US Attorney General Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

US Attorney General Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions is expected to face sharp questioning from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. The Justice Department ultimately agreed to a Tuesday public hearing in an attempt to show there's nothing to hide and nothing controversial about Sessions' interactions with Russian officials, officials said. Read More

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Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

The New York Times first reported that, in his remarks to the Russians, Trump called Comey "crazy, a real nut job". The former FBI director had been invited by the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify and was slated to appear next week;, an event expected to touch on alleged conversations with Donald Trump in which the president tried to get Comey to back off the investigations. Read More

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Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner welcomes Sessions to the hearing, expresses concern regarding Sessions cancelling appearance before House and Senate Appropriations Committee. Rosenstein said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so, and an order from the president would not necessarily qualify. Read More

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Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions told Trump he was "honored" to be able to serve him. Rosenstein said "I think the answer is no" but said it would depend on the circumstances. The committee shortly after said the hearing would be open. Tell us, how many times did you meet with the Russians? Shaheen said she has many questions about the federal investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russia, including about Sessions' contacts with the Russian ambassador. Read More

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Paris attacker put into custody

Paris attacker put into custody

The attacker injured one officer before he was shot and injured by other officers. The attacker's condition was being evaluated. The source said that a video in which Ikken pledged allegiance to Islamic State had been found in his flat in Cergy-Pontoise, northwest of Paris , during a police raid on Tuesday evening, after the attack. Read More

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

The center-right Conservatives found themselves eight short of the coveted 326-seat mark after the Labor Party , led by socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn , scored hefty gains. The election result means businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters. Read More

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Four Irish start for Lions against Crusaders

Four Irish start for Lions against Crusaders

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones will skipper the British & Irish Lions in the third game of their tour of New Zealand against Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday . Daly meanwhile showed off his impressive left boot with his kicking game, advancing 25 metres and beating two defenders. The British and Irish Lions believe they need their forwards to become the best pack in the world over the next month or so in order to win the test series against the All Blacks. Read More

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All three London Bridge attackers named

His girlfriend was struck by the van and seriously injured. A friend told the BBC Asian Network he had reported him to the anti-terror hotline after he began expressing increasingly radical views and justifying terror attacks, but the friend said he was never arrested. Read More

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