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Sessions: Russian Collusion An 'Appalling And Detestable Lie'

The Sessions session before the Senate Intelligence Committee comes just six days after Comey's appearance. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he couldn't recall ever raising concerns about Russia's interference in the 2016 election in the meetings he had with Russia's ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak past year. Read More »

Firefighters are battling a massive fire in an apartment high-rise in London


Hassad says she believes one of her friend's daughters is in the hospital, but didn't know which one. "I saw the fire and in a few minutes time it was ten times bigger". "Haunting screams" can reportedly be heard from the high-rise. "I saw them spraying her window'". "I hope they've got everyone out". "I'm 100 meters away and I'm absolutely covered in ash", he continued. Read More »

Some killed in London tower block fire: fire brigade says


The cause of the blaze at Grenfell Tower is not known, but a blog post from Grenfell Action Group in November said "only a catastrophic event" would expose the issues. One guy was trying to get everyone together to do something before it was too late. Kayo Mnemimeh saw lights flickering at the top of the building and thought it was a signal from residents. Read More »

Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony


That response came after a sudden burst of chatter about Mueller's termination. Gingrich told CBS "This Morning" that Trump called him on Monday night to discuss Mueller but he did not think the president was considering firing him. "Many have suggested that my recusal is because I felt I was a subject of the investigation myself, that I may have done something wrong", Sessions added. Read More »

Jim Mattis : Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan - US defense chief warns

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday there was no indication that Russian Federation wanted a positive relationship with the United States, saying it had chosen to be a strategic competitor. "The commander on the ground has asked for more", he said. Lawmakers critical of Trump's $639 billion budget proposal as insufficient used the hearing to set up the fight to increase military spending as the House crafts its version of the budget in the coming weeks. Read More »

AG Sessions: Accusations of Russian Federation collusion 'appalling'

Wyden said Sessions was " stonewalling " several times in his first question. "I think so", Sessions responded . "The policy is based on the principle -" Sessions replied. He said the intelligence agency needed a "fresh start" as it had "problems", adding that Mr Comey had caused "controversy on both sides of the aisle". Read More »

House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump lawyer Cohen


The source added that Flynn wanted to cooperate with congressional investigations and was grateful that the Senate panel had narrowed the scope of its request. One memo reportedly recounts Trump pressuring Comey to shut down an investigation into the foreign ties of Flynn. Other agencies subpoenaed were the National Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the CIA. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Low-Key Dissed America in His Megyn Kelly Interview

It was a program which came with some fanfare, particularly if you were watching NBC News platforms in the days leading up to Sunday's debut. Kelly also attempted to ask Putin directly about Russian interference with the U.S.'s 2016 presidential elections, but the Russian president was similarly dismissive. Read More »

Allu Arjun's Naa Peru Surya movie launched officially


Allu Arjun is a popular star , who has given films like Desamuduru, Sarrainodu, S/O Satyamurthy and many more. After a wait of around two years, finally, Vamsi will make his directorial debut with Allu Arjun . But Vamsi waited to work out his project. They didn't and he was shattered as his long wait to don the director's hat didn't come true. When Vamsi pitched the story to Arjun , the latter instantly agreed because he saw merit in the script and Vamsi's vision, reports Hindustan ... Read More »

Huge fire breaks out in London apartment building

At least 30 people have been injured in the fire which engulfed all floors from the second to the top of the Grenfell Tower, where several hundred people lived. The cause of the fire is not yet known. There are grave concerns for residents who were at the top of the building when the fire broke out. Witnesses said that they saw people jumping from the upper floors. Read More »

'100 Percent' Would Testify Under Oath About Comey

The leaders of the House Russia investigation, Reps. In written testimony released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Comey quoted Trump as telling him the Russian Federation investigation was a "cloud" impairing his ability to operate as president. Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russian Federation meetings

Some legal experts have said the information disclosed was not privileged because Trump himself had already publicly discussed their conversations.A former high-ranking Justice Department official familiar with how the inspector general handles complaints said any filing by Kasowitz would most likely be treated as part of an existing investigation into Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Read More »

North Korea frees U.S. student said to be in coma


U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed Tuesday that Otto Warmbier , 22, had been released from prison and would be reunited with his family. The announcement came amid tension between Washington and Pyongyang following a series of missile tests by the North, focusing attention on an arms build-up that Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on Monday dubbed "a clear and present danger to all". Read More »

European Union hopes Brexit talks can stick to timeline

While waiting for the United Kingdom, the European Union has drawn up detailed position papers on its negotiating position in areas including the safeguarding of citizens' rights and the bill it wants Britain to stump up based on previous financial commitments. Read More »

UVA student Otto Warmbier freed after 17 months in North Korean prison


Warmbier appeared emotional at a news conference organized by the North Koreans before his trial in March 2016. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , testifying in Washington before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he had "no comment on Warmbier's condition out of respect to him and his family". Read More »

Otto Warmbier, American student released by North Korea, is in a coma

PotCoin , a crypto currency for the legalized cannabis industry, jumped in value on Tuesday after ex-basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea wearing a t-shirt and baseball cap emblazoned with the digital payment system's logo. He was medically evacuated from the country early this week and is expected to return home to Cincinnati on Tuesday. Warmbier's parents said in a statement to The Associated Press that they were told their son has been in a coma since March 2016, and ... Read More »

Bangladesh envoy arrested in New York for abuse, Dhaka protests


He's being held on a $50,000 bond, and faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted. Authorities allege that during this period, Amin's only source of income came from tips given to him by guests while working as a server at parties hosted by Islam, and "minuscule" sums sent by Islam to his family back home in Bangladesh. Read More »

North Korea releases jailed USA citizen Otto Warmbier


An American delegation in Pyongyang petitioned for his immediate release yesterday. Earlier Tuesday, Tillerson had provided only few details about Warmbier or the circumstances around his release. Pyongyang's attitude changed in May. Tillerson says that Warmbier is on his way back to the be re-united with his family. In a private conversation with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte around the same time , however, Trump referred to the younger Kim as a "madman with nuclear ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours

No major violence was reported from the state and curfew was lifted from three of the four police station areas in Mandsaur district, the epicentre of the farmers' agitation on Saturday. He had also said that the agitation had turned "anarchic", and appealed to farmers to come to Dussehra Maidan and have a dialogue with him. Chouhan, who sat on "indefinite fast' on Saturday, said that farmers' work will not go in vain". Read More »

Senator accuses Sessions of 'impeding' Senate investigation by not answering questions


While asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his refusal to answer questions Tuesday concerning conversations he may have had with President Donald Trump , the California Democrat was interrupted by Sen. McCain: The attorney general should be allowed to answer the questions. Last week, at the hearing of former FBI Director James Comey, panel Chairman Richard Burr had admonished Harris. Read More »

Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations

In the Senate hearing, Comey refrained from disclosing any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian meddling . He said he began writing memos after his meetings with Mr Trump because he was "honestly anxious he might lie". "I'm not going to say 'I want you to pledge allegiance, '" he said. The reporter also asked if there were tapes of Comey's conversations with the president. Read More »