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Fired FBI Director James Comey Just Called President Trump a Liar

Fired FBI Director James Comey Just Called President Trump a Liar

He testified that the president had asked him to "let go" of the investigation and asked for Mr Comey's "loyalty". The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump demanded his "loyalty", and brought up the director's job status by asking during one White House meeting if Comey wanted to continue in his role after the backlash over the Clinton controversy. Read More

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Donald Trump Tweets Typo

Donald Trump Tweets Typo "Covfefe"

Sean Spicer had little to say to press when he was asked about the president's mysterious term " covfefe " used in a tweet yesterday. A Twitter account name Covfefe the Strong swiftly appeared, and another account titled the Wizard Covfefe soon challenged them to an all out Twitter fantasy war. Read More

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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami hones strategy; 27 MLAs meet TTV Dhinakaran

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami hones strategy; 27 MLAs meet TTV Dhinakaran

If the party well-wishers were anticipating a reunion of between the rival factions led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam sooner or later, the return of TTV Dinakaran- who is yet to give up the post of deputy general secretary- after being granted bail by Delhi Tis Hazari court in the two-leaf symbol bribery case, has generated another upheaval. Read More

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N Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul

N Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul

MAY 26: South Korea says it will allow a civic group to contact North Korea to help fight malaria in the first government approval of a cross-border civilian exchange since January 2016. Forces Korea of his commitment to the alliance between the countries. "This is all about North Korean missiles and the threat that North Korean missiles pose to (South Korea), and it's for the defense of (South Korea) and nothing else", he was quoted as saying. Read More

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Polling stations are open across Gwent for the General Election

Polling stations are open across Gwent for the General Election

Polling stations will open at 7 am in the morning and will remain open until 10 pm in the night . On arrival you will be asked for your address and the polling staff will find your name on the register, no ID is required. There's no map and the data is provided by the Democracy Club . Your choice of MP or party is a personal one, but websites such as Who Should You Vote For? and I Side With provide lengthy, detailed quizzes related to policies relevant to the election and will ... Read More

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GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Comey's dismissal came just weeks after he testified in front of the House Committee on Intelligence, during which he took the rare step of confirming that the FBI was investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and "any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts". Read More

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Mandsaur: Farmer killings land BJP in spot of bother

Farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike from June 1 to June 10 to demand that their loans be scrapped and that their produce should be bought at a fair price. On Wednesday, anger spilled on to the roads with hundreds of farmers, defying curfew, took to the streets. Among the major incidents till yesterday, farmers had set fire to three trucks and burnt a warehouse in curfew-bound Bahi Chaupati and Pipliya Mandi areas. Read More

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Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

Mr. Mattis said Washington oppose countries militarising artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims. Meanwhile, glossing over disagreements, the defense chiefs from Japan and France welcomed United States leadership in the Asia-Pacific to manage the nuclear ambitions of North Korea and maintain regional peace. Read More

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Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

Against the gilded backdrop of the Palace of Versailles , Macron and Putin pledged to work with each other to fight terrorism. Mr Putin did not mention gay people during the conference with Mr Macron . Cybersecurity analysts detected Russian fingerprints behind the hacking of the Macron campaign's e-mails and internal communications earlier this month. Read More

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Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

Qatar is home to the biggest USA airbase in the Middle East, Al-Udeid, where some 10,000 military personnel are stationed. And while he blames the July coup attempt on the Pennsylvania-based Turkish imam Fethullah Gulen, the source said, "Erdogan believes that Gulen could not have acted without America and Israel's support and that they may try to go after him again, and going after Qatar is like going after Turkey". Read More

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Saudi FM Says Qatar Policies on Supporting Extremist Groups Must Change

US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar, prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday . The country's emir, Sabah Ahmed al-Sabah, headed to Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman. The desert nation is heavily reliant on food imports, predominantly through its border with Saudi Arabia, where hundreds of trucks transporting food and construction materials have now been stopped ... Read More

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1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have blamed Saudi Arabia for the first terrorist attack claimed by Islamic State in which 12 people were killed and dozens more injured. The attack will also undoubtedly raise tensions even higher in the region, coming days after Iran's Sunni arch-rival Saudi Arabia moved to isolate Qatar, the sole Gulf nation that maintains relations with Iran. Read More

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Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

On Tuesday, Reza Nourani, head of the National Union of Iran's Agricultural Products, said Iran was prepared to provide Qatar with whatever food products the Arab country needs. "We have great confidence in the president's ability to calm this crisis and to resolve it", Al Thani said in an interview. Saudi Arabia's ruling monarch King Salman met Meng Jianzhu, a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Riyadh in November past year. Read More

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Police name 2 London attackers, say 1 was known to authorities

Police confirmed that he was known to them and to MI5, the British intelligence service, but said they did not have evidence of a terrorist plot. When questioned by police at the airport about the reasons for his journey, he replied: " I'm going to be a terrorist ". The nearby London Bridge rail station also reopened after police cordons around it "were lifted earlier than expected", according to transportation officials, but police said the public should expect to see extra ... Read More

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Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

BBC says that despite Iran's active involvement in fighting IS in both Iraq and Syria, the Sunni group has not until now carried out any attacks inside Iran, and appears to have little support in this predominantly Shia country. Witnesses said the jihadists were on the fourth floor of the parliament building shooting down at pedestrians on the street. Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed revenge for the bloodshed, but pointed the finger at the USA and Saudi Arabia in the wake of ... Read More

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Pak militants killed in foiled infiltration bid

Pak militants killed in foiled infiltration bid

Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader that three militants were killed during a gunfight between a group of infiltrating militants and army along the LoC in Machil sector. Three heavily-armed militants were killed in the operation, the official said adding that their bodies along with a large haul of arms and ammunition was recovered from the scene of the encounter. Read More

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Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Following the attack, the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deaths in Cairo . President Abdel Fattah al Sisi has promised to "protect his people from the evil". The last time the monument's lights were turned off was on May 23, in tribute to the 22 persons killed and dozens wounded in the terror attack in Manchester, United Kingdom. Read More

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In sign of new Middle East, Saudi and Iranian on Israeli TV

Qatar denies supporting extremism. A National Security Council spokesman didn't return NBC News' request for comment on the administration's plans in the Middle East as they relate to this issue. Its emir , Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, met Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and other senior UAE officials in Dubai on Wednesday, after talks the day before with King Salman in Saudi Arabia. Read More

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Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

The assailants who carried out the two deadly attacks in Tehran resulting in the deaths of 13 people were Iranians who were recruited by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a top security official said on Thursday. The other said the attacks, and speculation over who backed them, would push Iran toward "a harsher regional policy". According to Tasnim news agency, at least eight people have been injured in the shooting attack. Read More

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New raids, 'several' arrests over London attack

Although the attackers were also dead, authorities raced to determine whether they had accomplices, and Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks. Daesh had claimed responsibility for London attack, as it did for the Manchester bombing almost two weeks ago, in which 22 were killed. It was lowered once intelligence agencies were comfortable that this wasn't the case. Read More

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North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

Many industry leaders expressed their disappointment and their renewed commitment to fight climate change with or without the help of President Trump . While Chinese and European officials have indicated that they view Trump's decision as separate from the rest of American leadership, several US state leaders have proposed worldwide collaboration to curb carbon emissions. Read More

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Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

The call came a day after Trump appeared to back Saudi Arabia strong-arming the emirate, which is home to 10,000 United States troops. He suggested Qatar was funding extremism. Iran is Saudi Arabia's regional rival, and the comments prompted angry reactions Riyadh and other Gulf capitals, culminating in the decision this week by six Arab states to break ties with Qatar . Read More

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Mandsaur DM heckled, ex-MP detained on way to meet farmers

Mandsaur DM heckled, ex-MP detained on way to meet farmers

Responding to the incident, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed his condolences and announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next kin of the deceased killed in the incident. "The Congress is trying to give it a political angle", Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said. The CM accused Congress of instigating the violence and said, "The deaths in Mandsaur are unfortunate". Read More

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