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Harry Kane describes his feelings after first match as England captain


It's just another exciting adventure, another move, the next step in my career, next chapter, next challenge for me personally. "I think it's a significant goal for many different reasons". Griffiths failed to score on his previous 12 appearances for his country, but broke the drought in spectacular style. "It is annoying for them - I can't be annoyed", he said . Read More »

Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

After his confirmation hearing in January, Sessions was skewered for saying, "I did not have communications with the Russians". "Let me state this clearly, colleagues: I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election in the United States". Read More »

President Trump Accuses Fired FBI Director James Comey Of Lying Under Oath


Comey said he took notes of the meetings with the president because he figured Trump would likely lie about the details. In particular, three main themes stood out. He also seized on Mr Comey's revelations that he had leaked memos of their conversations to the press, tweeting: 'WOW, Comey is a leaker!' Beyond the president, Comey also criticised the attorney general, Jeff Sessions. Read More »

President Asserts Comey Testimony Totally Vindicated Him

Comey said . President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017 , in Washington. Trump himself provided the basis for Comey's position. Comey testified that after he was sacked, he orchestrated a selective leak in order to prompt a lengthy special counsel investigation of the president, knowing full well that the FBI had found no reason to place the president under ... Read More »

UK Conservatives Lose Majority After Stunning Loss for Theresa May

Her minority government looks set to be propped up by the Democratic Unionists (DUP). In a coalition, the parties must reach a compromise on their governing agenda. "As I reflect on the results, I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward". But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil as no clear victor emerged. Read More »

North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile


Photos taken from what state new agencies claimed was the test launch showed Kim Jong-un wearing a white shirt and grinning while surrounded by lackeys. Over the years, the North has repeatedly sent drones into South Korea , with the latter failing in some instances to bring them down. "Our government, as I have already clarified multiple times, will not back off at all or compromise regarding national security and people's safety", Moon said. Read More »

Trump calls Comey a 'leaker'

According to CNN , James Comey may have hinted in his closed door testimony last week that Sessions had further contact with Russian officials than he has previously admitted. "That's a very hard standard to meet", Turley said. Trump occupies the most powerful position on Earth. Comey's carefully crafted memos are laden with contemporaneously recorded details and verbatim quotes that could easily lay down a path for investigators, and already have been turned over to Mueller. Read More »

Trump responds to Comey's testimony, says, 'No collusion, no obstruction'

With a single tweet, Trump also castigated Comey for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a lawyer who shared it with a news outlet. Pressed on the issue on Friday, Mr Trump said: "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". Suffice it to say, when Tony Soprano says, "Nice place you got here; hope nothing happens to it", buy fire insurance. Read More »

Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

One officer was driving the bus. This happened on Hwy 16 West of Sparta near Eatonton around 6:45 a.m. when there were 33 prisoners and two guards on the bus. The sheriff was emotional as he recounted what he saw when he arrived on the scene. "I still have their blood on my shoes". The two inmates somehow got through the locked gate between the passengers and the driver, he said. Read More »

Trump vs. Comey: Lawmakers turn up heat on president about contradictory claims

Comey had last week said that he believed Trump asked him to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , which Trump has denied. During his campaign, Trump often said it was time to "drain the swamp" in Washington of corrupt and self-dealing insiders. One other question for Comey regardless of his next job will be how much he chooses, either directly or through intermediaries, to respond to allegations from Trump or Republicans rallying to the president's ... Read More »

Top two aides to British PM May quit


The Prime Minister has made clear she wants support from her "friends and allies" in Northern Ireland's DUP to secure her minority administration ahead of the Queen's Speech on June 19 and has sent Gavin Williamson to Belfast to lead the talks. Read More »

House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

It marked the first time the White House had officially acknowledged that outside counsel had been retained. Calls and emails to Kasowitz's NY firm were not immediately returned Wednesday. The orders were made to fired national security adviser Michael Flynn and lawyer Michael Cohen . Cohen did not cooperate with that request, telling CNN on Tuesday that the request "was poorly phrased, overly broad and not capable of being answered", and that he considered it a "total fishing ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

After his confirmation hearing in January, Sessions was skewered for saying, "I did not have communications with the Russians". He acknowledged being at the event and said he had conversations with those there, but did not remember any with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Read More »

7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions testimony

Sessions , respectfully you're not answering the question", Wyden said. Unable to shake anything out of the trees, Democrats vented much of their frustration at the Attorney General, saying that Sessions had no basis to refuse to answer questions from Senators. Read More »

American student released by North Korea is in coma

Such direct consultations between the two governments are rare as they do not have formal diplomatic relations. June 6, 2017 - State Department Special Representative Joseph Yun meets in New York City with Pak Gil Yon, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to Face Long-awaited Senate Grilling on Russia Ties, Comey Firing

Sessions , a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the election with the Russian ambassador. Asked what he would do if the president ordered him to fire Mueller, Rosenstein said, "I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". Read More »

Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134 after heavy rain

Police warned the death toll would likely rise as emergency workers reached remote parts of the Chittagong Hills, where telephone and transport links had been cut. "Once the rains are over, we'll get a full picture of the damage and get the recovery work in full swing", he added. Landslides killed 23 people in Rangunia and Chandanaish upazilas of Chittagong , the Dhaka Tribune reported. Read More »

Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%


His Republic On the Move party (LRM) came first with 32 percent , ahead of the conservative Republicans (21%) and the radical left Unbowed France party (14%). France's newly-elected President looks set to cement his grip on power as first-round parliamentary election results suggested that his fledgling political party is set to win a stunning majority. Read More »

Sessions contradicts James Comey on President Trump exchange

Sessions testimony comes less than a week after former FBI Director James Comey raised questions about the attorney general's role in his firing last month and Sessions' exclusion from a February 14 White House meeting in which Comey was asked to drop the bureau's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Broad City will censor Trump's name like a swear word


The Trump name is no stranger to these sorts of name-related slights; recall the whole kerfuffle surrounding " Drumpf " (and the browser extension that lets you automatically replace all Trump spellings with Drumpf). So it made sense that they prepared a fourth season filled with, well, Hillary jokes. "Hillary for president!'" Glazer said, adding that the show had to be rewritten after Trump won the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

In Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'


Similarly, he did not answer whether Trump had expressed concern to Sessions about the attorney general's March decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. He did not have any private meetings or conversations with Russian officials during an event at the Mayflower Hotel (that he could recall). Comey's firing was recommended by last month-raising questions about whether he violated his recusal from the investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russian ... Read More »

Search for Australian man missing in PNG boat accident called off


The three missing men were part of a group of four who were headed towards an island 30 minutes south-west of Port Moresby on Saturday. The three missing men are all employees of accountancy firm KPMG and a spokesperson for the company says they remain hopeful the men will be found alive despite the treacherous conditions. Read More »

Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student

She said the university community has his family in its thoughts and prayers as he returns home. Air Koryo, North Korea's national carrier, remains exempt from aviation sanctions and still has scheduled flights to China and Russian Federation, as well as several domestic routes. Read More »