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Mueller hasn't chose to investigate Trump for obstruction

The source said investigators have sought information from Richard Ledgett, who recently retired as deputy NSA director and, the source said, had written a memo documenting an attempt from Trump urging Rogers to tamp down on the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Foiled 'terror attack' at Brussels train station

Van Der Sypt noted that there were no other casualties besides the attacker who was confirmed dead shortly after midnight. In an article reviewing several of the worst terrorist attacks in Europe in recent years, including ones in Paris, Nice, Normandy, Berlin, Munich, Stockholm, London , and Manchester , Express notes that more than 300 people were wounded in addition to the 32 killed as a result of last year's Brussels bombings. Read More »

Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates

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It also comes just days after a US F/A-18 shot down a regime warplane after it dropped bombs near US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighting ISIS in the area around Tabqah, Syria, in the country's north. "The US position militarily is weaker and any sign of lack of unity within the global anti-ISIS coalition can only be good news for Russian Federation and the Syrian regime". Read More »

Wounded GOP Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to fair

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Members of the House were wearing purple-and-gold fleur-de-lis lapel stickers, a familiar symbol in Louisiana - Rep. Steve Scalise's home state. The recovery process is ongoing for the victims of last week's shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice, and plenty of people are pitching in to help. Read More »

US Supreme Court to Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

Gerrymandering is the practice of drawing electoral maps to benefit one's own political party. With the state's new school funding plan under review by the Kansas Supreme Court , Lawrence teachers' union representatives are holding off on proposing salary changes for the upcoming school year. Read More »

Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified

Belgian authorities have labeled it a terrorist attack. A man who detonated a suitcase at Brussels Central Station in a failed terror attack has been identified as a Moroccan national in his 30s, a spokesman for the Belgium prosecutor's office said Wednesday. Read More »

Britain's Queen Outlining Agenda With Opening of Parliament

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The scaled-down ceremony is a result of the timing of the snap election. "Talks are ongoing with the DUP and we continue to work towards a confidence and supply arrangement", the source said, adding that the parties had shared objectives on issues like Brexit, fighting terrorism and spreading prosperity. Read More »

Finsbury Park road closures: is Finsbury Park station open?

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Ms Osborne said her son had never shown extremist views or behaviour. On May 22, a suicide attack killed 22 people and injured almost 60 after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. Police said the arrested man would be the "subject of a mental health assessment in due course". "One eyewitness told the BBC that he heard the driver saying "'I want to kill Muslims. Read More »

Dozens killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

The suicide assault, or coordinated attack using one or more suicide bombers and an assault team, is a tactic frequently used by the Taliban, the Haqqani Network , al Qaeda and its branches. The incident took place at Afghan National Army's (ANA) Shaheen Corps in Mazar-e Sharif city of Balkh province. Ashraf Ghani also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the air corridor between the two countries and said that India is a big market for Afghan goods. Read More »

US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghan army

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The report goes on: 'While we understand the importance of providing the ANA with a unique uniform that distinguishes it from its allies., we are concerned with the way in which DOD approached requirement generation, validation, and procurement with respect to ANA uniforms. Read More »

China tried but failed on North Korea

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr. Warmbier's death". Mr Trump had held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea , leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance. Read More »

Republicans avoid election upset in Georgia

The controversial proposal, which Handel said she would have voted for, would "gut the protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions - hundreds of thousands of them", Ossoff argued at a debate earlier this month. Republicans Hold Georgia House Seat, Dashing Democrats" Hopes National Public Radio "Republican Karen Handel has won the costly and closely watched special congressional election in Georgia's 6th District, a blow to Democratic hopes of pulling off an upset in a district ... Read More »

Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss

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A state visit to the United Kingdom for U.S. president Donald Trump was not included in the Queen's speech at the state opening of parliament in London on Wednesday, even though Downing Street had said the invitation still stood. And this Bill allows the government to repeal EU free movement law and set its own immigration rules for European Economic Area (EEA) nationals. The government's programme also includes an agricultural bill to "provide stability to farmers as we leave the EU". Read More »

Lions building nicely ahead of tests - Gatland

The referees came back to me and said that [Waisake] Naholo's try [for] the Highlanders shouldn't have been awarded because there was blocking. "If I got anywhere near it, it would be unbelievable". Saturday's first test is the biggest, highest pressure game of Warren Gatland's career and will make or break his reputation as a coach. Over the six tour games we've seen the way the Lions are going to play and they will back themselves to get results. Read More »

French armed forces minister Goulard quits as probe overshadows her party

Defense minister Sylvie Goulard, the most prominent woman in the Cabinet Macron named a little more than a month ago, suggested in a statement she chose to quit the government to avoid hurting Macron's efforts to clean up corruption. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is expected to reveal the line-up of the new government on Wednesday. That policy was announced as presidential candidate François Fillon was placed under formal investigation on multiple counts, including embezzlement of ... Read More »

Patriots owner Robert Kraft feels the National Football League has never been safer

Clearly, Kraft was bothered by the manner in which Goodell and the National Football League investigated and ultimately punished the Patriots. If deflate-gate strained that friendship, it seems like everyone has forgiven and forgot. "Years ago, I remember meeting my dear friend, Robert Kraft and his wife Myra, and we had an instant connection". We both understand that we have jobs ... Read More »

Does Trump think Russian Federation hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know

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White House reporter Charlie Spiering of Breitbart News, which Mr Bannon previously led, insisted it was a joke on Twitter . Once more freewheeling exchanges, White House press briefings have been shrinking both in length and content as Trump's senior aides clamp down on information and contend with the president's preference for speaking directly to his fan base. Read More »

President Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

And he denied that he asked Comey for his loyalty, though he added: "There would be nothing wrong if I did say it". "I'm very anxious about his fitness". Comey, "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance". This complaint is expected to be turned in early next week. "So, he lied about that?" a reporter asked. Read More »

Queen to outline UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

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Tougher action on domestic abuse and a ban on tenants being charged letting fees are expected to be among the top priorities, along with Brexit . Manifesto promises such as means-testing of winter fuel payments, the pensions triple lock, a free vote on fox hunting and abolishing free school lunches were nowhere to be seen in the speech, and other pledges received only a cursory mention. Read More »

Myanmar military plane with 104 aboard goes missing

The latest military update from around 10pm (3.30am Thursday NZT) put the total number of those aboard at 122, including 108 soldiers and their family members and 14 crew. "The President's Office would like to offer its deepest condolences to the families, relatives and friends of missing persons in the military aircraft accident", the government statement read . Read More »

Adele visits London firefighters

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After the Grenfell Tower apartment building burned in London last week, killing dozens, Adele showed up outside. The apartments in the building were rented to families and people nominated by local authority the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelesea (RBKC) as part of its legal obligations to provide housing. Read More »

Teenage Muslim girl killed near Virginia mosque, police say not hate crime

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Police say 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen died of blunt force trauma to the upper body after 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres attacked her with a baseball bat in a Washington suburb. "What did my daughter do to deserve this?" she asked . For what? We don't know this guy. We still don't know many facts of the case but the FCPD hasn't given any indication that the case would be reclassified, giving the following statement on Monday . Read More »

United States 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

They are attempting to become an indispensable player in uprooting the extremists from Syria entirely. As the US has intensified its fight against IS in Syria, Assad and his trusted allies of Russian Federation and Iran are increasingly asserting themselves. Read More »