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Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify

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Comey additionally expressed that FBI leadership believed Sessions would "inevitably" recuse himself and that they "were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic". Read More »

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

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Dubke is the latest White House staffer to leave the administration as scrutiny intensifies over contacts Trump staffers may have had with Russian government officials during the campaign and transition. Rather than simply saying that it was a typo, Trump tweeted , "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". One user joked that "covfefe" is already a popular name for babies in states that voted for Trump. Read More »

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In an op-ed published by the Wall Street Journal , Yousef Al Otaiba argued Qatar, which is now subject to a blockade by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and other Arab nations should clean up its act before being allowed to invest in further landmarks. Read More »

UK Elections: Will Theresa May Coalition Hold Up?

The state of opening of parliament, in which the government sets out its legislative program in the queen's speech, is also expected to be delayed as the government finalizes its agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party , whose 10 MPs it requires to achieve a parliamentary majority. Read More »

May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

May, who is trying to wrap up an arrangement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party that would allow her to lead a government with a majority of votes in the House of Commons, moved to demonstrate that she understands the frustration within her own ranks following the election. Read More »

Damian Green made First Secretary of State in reshuffle

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Michael Gove , who was sacked by Prime Minister Theresa May a year ago, has made a surprising comeback to the cabinet as the Environment Secretary. "Licensing and access to plant protection products is another area of concern for United Kingdom farmers; the NFU has consistently advocated for regulation to be based on robust, scientific evidence and consequently I very much hope you will be able to give your support to the reauthorisation of glyphosate which is a very important product ... Read More »

Jason McCarthy: Barnsley sign Southampton defender for undisclosed fee

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The Star understands that the Reds have snapped up the youngster for a fee of around £200,000. "I am absolutely delighted to be here, it's a thrill to get it over the line", said McCarthy, who can also play in central defence. Barnsley are interested in securing the services of Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent on-loan next season, after the winger's impressive spell at Oakwell last term. Read More »

Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in

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But Kane popped up deep into stoppage time to preserve a two point cushion for England in the standings. It's a big moment for the team. We've got to take the finish. As a manager that was hard work. "They were heavyweight boxers, we were middleweight". We played a team with four or five at the back. Their strength and power was hard to deal with, and we did it. Read More »

Sessions set for intelligence committee appearance

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Sessions invited Trump to be a witness at a hearing of a subcommittee on the renovation of the United Nations office and that started the friendship between the two men that now spans 12 years. "He didn't say anything". "The Attorney General has requested that this hearing be public", Justice Department spokesman Sarah Isgur Flores said. Read More »

Across the USA, counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches

ACT for America , the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in the USA, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center , organized similar rallies across the country. Wielding signs proclaiming America in imminent danger from the spectre of Sharia law, spotty collections of demonstrators popped up in cities like New York, Orlando Austin and Seattle . Read More »

SeaWorld Orlando welcomes baby walrus

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Stay tuned to SeaWorld's Facebook , Instagram , and Snapchat (seaworldfl) for updates about the adorable walrus baby. The park's walrus program plays an important role in educating the public about these animals. Walrus calves are born with whiskers that are used to detect shellfish, a part of their diet. SeaWorld plans to give them some time to get to know each other first and ensure the two continue to thrive together before they can say their first "hello's" to the public. Read More »

Suspected North Korean drone photographs US missile-defense site

North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles of different types including one designed for reconnaissance as well as combat drones, the United Nations said in a report a year ago. A report last week said North Korea launched multiple land-to-ship missiles. North Korea called the system a provocation that it says is aimed at bolstering US military hegemony in the region. Read More »

Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

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South Korea said on Wednesday it will hold off on installing remaining components of a controversial U.S. anti-missile defense system until it completes an assessment of the system's impact on the environment. Rodman was mobbed by journalists when he arrived at Beijing's airport on Tuesday to catch a flight for the North Korean capital. The 2030 World Cup or the edition previous to that doesn't have a host yet but South Korea is already talking about a bid that could include its ... Read More »

Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

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No mandate for her. Prime Minister Theresa May had called for this snap election back in April, hoping to get a stronger majority of Conservative lawmakers. Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives losing their overall majority in Parliament. Read More »

Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

It said Netanyahu's remarks on Monday night were meant as a stumbling block to US President Donald Trump's attempts to breathe life into long-stalled peace efforts. No amount of Israeli investment in illegal settlements will change the Palestinians' will, and eventually settlers will have to go back where they came from. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: Kevin Durant named MVP in first championship run

Durant was the difference as the Warriors won their second title in three years and won the rubber match in their so-called three-match with the Cavaliers. While his teammates took turns of which game they were going to show up for, Durant was consistent on both ends of the floor. Warriors finished the 2015-16 regular season with a 73-19 record, eclipsing the previous mark (72-10) set by Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls during the 1995-96 season. Read More »

Brexit plan not changed by United Kingdom election result, Theresa May's spokesman says

May is reportedly facing demands for her resignation after the Conservatives unexpectedly lost their majority in parliament in Thursday's snap vote. Formal talks were due to begin on 19 June but the United Kingdom government has been left without a majority after Thursday's general election. "I'm sure we all look forward to welcoming the Queen's Speech just as soon as the coalition of chaos has been negotiated". Read More »

Tory-DUP pact closer after 'constructive' No 10 talks

Playing down the prospect of an immediate challenge to Mrs May's leadership, Brexit Minister David Davis - who has been touted as a contender to replace the prime minister - said speculation about her removal was "unbelievably self-indulgent". Read More »

U.S. ambassador to Qatar steps down

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The U.S. ambassador to Qatar reportedly resigned on Tuesday over President Trump's criticism of the Persian Gulf nation. Shell Smith did not say why she was stepping down, if she was staying within the diplomatic service or who would replace her. Read More »

Kevin Durant named Finals MVP after Warriors claim title

Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver. The Warriors team is one of the best squads of all time, winning 73 games previous year, and having both of the last two NBA MVPs. Read More »

Britain could still walk away from Brexit negotiations: Davis

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Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election, dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks with the EU. Read More »

Good effort: PM Modi praises Akshay's 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha' trailer

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The film that deals with the issue of open defecation and showcases the story of a man who can go to any extent to get a toilet built in his own house so that his wife does not have to defecate in the open. He struggles to change the mindset of his father, who believes that the "Tulsi" (a sacred plant) and a toilet can not exist in the same premises. The trailer looks impressive and has been praised by even the Prime Minister of India . Read More »