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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

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Under questioning from South Carolina Sen. The Justice Department has denied such a meeting occurred. "I think there are times when it plays an important role in government". Through a spokesman, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-California, said "Mr. Sessions stands athwart an overwhelming majority of Americans and even, sadly, against veterans and other suffering Americans who we now know conclusively are helped dramatically by medical marijuana". Read More »

North Korea releases jailed American student

Warmbier is en route to the USA where he will be reunited with his family ". Tillerson said that the State Department is continuing "to have discussions " with North Korea about the release of other three American citizens who are jailed there. Read More »

Sessions Pushes Back at 'Appalling, Detestable' Lies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, according to the committee's leaders. That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the USA last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Read More »

EU to launch action against 3 countries over refugee plan

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Since January, other countries within the bloc have relocated nearly 10,300 people from Italy and Greece , according to the commission. If the Commission is not satisfied with the answer of the member state, the Commission may then send a "Reasoned Opinion", calling on the member state to inform the Commission of the measures taken to comply within a specified period, usually two months. Read More »

Ryan says Trump should let Mueller do his job

There, the job would fall first to the person who appointed Mueller, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , because Sessions has recused himself from involvement in the probe. "He's got all these weird relationships where he says, "I haven't talked to so-and-so in six months" and then you find out he talked to so-and-so that day", Scarborough said about Trump. Read More »

Ways the British Election Results Will Affect Brexit

Prior to the elections, May's Conservative party held 330 seats; it was rather challenging for May and her party to pass major legislation with such a narrow majority. "Since 24 June 2016 (the date of European Union referendum) Unfortunate". Speaking Friday, leader Arlene Foster said the DUP would enter into discussions with the Prime Minister to "bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". Read More »

Trial of Minnesota police officer heads to jury

Yanez took the stand in his own defense Friday, saying he had no other choice but to shoot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights last July. For the second-degree manslaughter charge, jurors will decide whether there was "culpable negligence" in Yanez's conduct and if he created "an unreasonable risk" and caused "death or great bodily harm" to Castile. Read More »

Gingrich: Mueller Investigation 'Poisoned Fruit' After Comey Testimony

Rosenstein. " He's a leaker ", Trump said in the White House Rose Garden, during a news conference with the visiting Romanian president. He insisted he was "100 percent" willing to testify to that effect under oath. What thing? Comey also might have queried, "Mr. President, what do you mean when you say you "hope"?" " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", he said Thursday. Read More »

Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison

A Washington Post report claims Warmbier has been in a coma for more than a year. Warmbier's release came as former US basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday, returning to the increasingly isolated nuclear-armed country where he has previously met leader Kim Jong Un . Read More »

Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn

Young once apathetic Britons rallied behind Corbyn's leftist battle cry and propelled the anti-May anthem " Liar, Liar" to the top of the pop charts with 2.6 million YouTube views. Independence Party in the European Parliament. Assuming May achieves a new trade deal with the European Union and a smooth exit in 2019, Bloomberg Intelligence's forecast is that the United Kingdom economy will still be 2 percent smaller than had it remained in the EU. Read More »

Hungary passes bill regulating foreign-funded NGOs

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Hungary's parliament has approved strict new regulations for foreign-backed civil society groups despite calls from the European Parliament and rights groups for the bill to be dropped. Mr Orban's allies passed the new law as the EU launched legal action against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for their refusal to accept quotas of refugees, and amid global condemnation of legal changes that threaten the Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest . Read More »

Toronto man wanted for 2nd-degree murder, sexual assault

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Toronto Police released a photo of Cleghorn, 29, on Tuesday explaining the murder suspect is also wanted on an outstanding warrant for allegedly sexually assaulting a child back in 2014 and 2015. Police warn not to approach the man since he is considered armed and risky, but to call 911. Investigators are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call Toronto police at 416-808-7474, the Thunder Bay Police Homicide Unit at 807-684-5000 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at ... Read More »

US President Donald Trump declares 'total vindication' over 'leaker' James Comey

He painted Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into the former national security adviser as an order coming from the president. " I didn't say that ", Trump said at the presser on Friday. The testimony got everybody's attention, Oliver noted, when he kicked things off saying he had no doubt Trump fired him because of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Don't waste time, European Union Brexit chief Michel Barnier tells Britain

Accounts of the discussions were given by 17 members of Parliament, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the meeting. On Monday afternoon, Theresa May will meet with the 1922 Committee, a parliamentary group that comprises Conservative backbenchers - a term which applies to any lawmaker who sits behind Cabinet ministers on the government's front bench in the House of Commons, Efe news reported. Read More »

What do the election results mean for Brexit?

No mandate for her. John Redwood, a senior Conservative , disputes the claim, arguing the result did not mean there should be any softening in a hard divorce from Europe , noting that Labour , the second largest party, also endorsed Brexit in its election manifesto. Read More »

Gianforte Pleads Guilty, Receives Deferred Jail Sentence in Assault Case

Lambert said he will recommend a penalty to Justice of the Peace Rick West at Monday's hearing, but declined to disclose his recommendation. Then-candidate Gianforte was cited on May 24 after Jacobs reported that Gianforte had assaulted him at the Republican's campaign headquarters less than 24 hours before a special election to replace outgoing Representative and fellow Republican Ryan Zinke . Read More »

May to finalise Cabinet, prepare for Brexit talks

The move was denounced by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who called on her to stand aside and allow him to form an administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve". "We need a government that can act", EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk. She will clearly be looking to get as much out of the prime minister as possible in exchange for support. Read More »

Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official

On Jerusalem Day (because of the Hebrew calendar, this year held on 24 May), Israelis celebrate what some see as the reunification of the city in the aftermath of the war, in which Israel annexed the east of the city and parts of the West Bank. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn says Labour in 'permanent campaign mode'

In a hard atmosphere for the Prime Minister, May instead chose to acknowledge the diversity of the newly elected parliament. The Conservatives remain the largest party but Mr Corbyn's party are feeling buoyant after their vote share soared. Read More »

Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

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DUP leader Arlene Foster is due to see May on Tuesday for crunch talks, which could force the delay of the government's presentation of its legislative programme to parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, due on June 19. Senior ministers in Britain's Conservative government and members of the main opposition Labour Party have held secret talks to ensure a soft Brexit , The Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday. Read More »

New Xbox One X Announced November Release

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In a brightly illuminated glass case, the Xbox One X was displayed in all its glory with an exploded view showing off its Scorpio engine with its six teraflops of power, the advanced liquid cooling system and its supercharger-style centrifugal fan, and even the custom tuned board that relies on hovis method, a "digital power delivery system that custom tunes each console's voltage". Read More »

Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation - Pentagon

Qatar said it led the region in attacking what it called the roots of terrorism, giving young people hope through jobs, educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding community programs to challenge extremist agendas. He noted that during his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, Arab leaders he'd met with had joined in warning about Qatari support for terrorism. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Qatar must do more to crack down on support for terrorism but that the crisis must ... Read More »

Talks to restore Stormont institutions to resume

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John Major said he had serious doubts about a proposed tie-up the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which is traditionally associated with the protestant side of the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland. Amnesty International has issued a warning that the negotiations to establish the next UK Government must not trade away long overdue abortion law reform in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry

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Iran says security forces have killed the "mastermind and main commander" of last week's attacks in Tehran that killed 17 people. At least 17 people lost their lives and almost 50 others were wounded in the assaults, which involved shootings and blasts. Read More »