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Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'


Comey's testimony last week to the Senate Intelligence committee's investigation into alleged Russian meddling, he discussed his experience as an anonymous leaker. However, Sessions said Comey should have spoken to his bosses if he wanted to or was asked to talk to the president about the investigation. "I think if I had had a meeting with Ambassador Kislyak, or three for that matter, I would go the extra mile to make sure that every time I connected with him I was transparent about that with ... Read More »

America college student held in North Korea returns to America

An American college student who was released from a North Korean prison has been taken to an OH hospital for treatment. The man was loaded into an ambulance bound for the University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, where a hospital spokeswoman said he would receive treatment. Read More »

Defeated Trump hints at Supreme Court travel ban appeal

Like most of his "policies", President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six predominantly Muslim nations wasn't formulated based on the president's core beliefs, or on any proof that such a ban would make Americans safer. The bishop who chairs the USA bishops' Committee on Migration welcomed the ruling. Trump issued his initial travel ban on a Friday in late January, bringing chaos and protests to airports around the country. Read More »

Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'

But as much as that, it was a way for the good ol' boys club of the Senate to preserve its own testicular privilege-as their colleagues worked out a secret health care bill sure to strip health care options from women-even if, in the sexist language these senators might understand, Harris had the biggest balls of the them all. Read More »

Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller

For now, the staff has prevailed. The White House finally said Tuesday evening that Trump has "no intention" of firing Mueller, amid speculation and concern that he was weighing that option. The Senate Intelligence Committee hearing is the latest step in multiple ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in last year's US presidential election. Read More »

Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack


A vibrant, popular young woman on a working holiday as a nanny, Ms Zelenak was one of eight people murdered by three terrorists in a van and knife rampage, attacked as she left a restaurant with a friend just after 10pm on Saturday. Her family are reported to be distraught and "bracing for the worst". Two of the victims of the London terror attack which occurred at the weekend were Australian, the federal government confirmed on Wednesday. Read More »


A fire and rescue service earlier said the building had 27 floors. The fire is at the Lancaster West Estate, in the Latimer Road area of west London. Much of a 24-floor apartment building in London is engulfed in flames after a fire broke out about 1 a.m. (8 p.m. ET Tuesday). Kayo Mnemimeh saw lights flickering at the top of the building and thought it was a signal from residents. Read More »

Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority

With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, May's bruised Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority and well down from the 330 seats they had before May's roll of the electoral dice. May won the Conservative leadership without a contest, so the party will be keen to test her successor in a leadership race. The EU's chief negotiator said the bloc's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks were clear, but the divorce negotiations should ... Read More »

Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff

Numerous staff who tended to patients after the London Bridge atrocity were also working on March 22 when Khalid Masood killed five people in an attack on Westminster Bridge. Prince Charles and Camilla recently paid a visit to the Royal London Hospital to speak with patients of the attack , and thank medical staff and volunteers for working tirelessly to save lives. Read More »

Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards


One of the two inmates then shot and killed both guards , Sills said. Why wait, spending hours and days looking over your shoulder and wondering when we will kick the door in. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal said in a statement. Patton said Dubose is familiar to local officers. Read More »

Congress leader dismissed for referring to Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu'


Congress party's Meerut district president Vinay Pradhan applauded Rahul Gandhi but chose the infamous sobriquet - Pappu - usually used by the party vice-president's critics. Since then, many political leaders including Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia and other political parties have tried to visit Mandsaur and meet the families of farmers who were killed. Read More »

Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

The results of the election last week saw Labour gain 30 seats in the House of Commons, winning 262 seats in total. British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet influential Conservative Party backbenchers - known as the 1922 Committee - following the General Election, which resulted in the Tories losing their overall majority. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

The hearings' ostensible topic is the administration's budget request for the Department of Justice next year, but Mr. Rosenstein is expected to face questions about his role in the firing of Mr. Burr also asked for details of his involvement on Trump's foreign policy team and its possible interactions with the Russians. It's not clear if Sessions meant to pay penance to Trump after their relationship strained over the President's concerns that Sessions burned him by stepping aside from ... Read More »

Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block

Fire officers are spraying his window with water to try and douse the flames", she told the website. "I went outside my house and I could smell the smoke". "I'm 100 meters away and I'm absolutely covered in ash", he continued. One witness reported people were trapped in the building. " This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances ", Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said . Read More »

Qatar coach quits despite win over South Korea


The German-born coach has been in hot water for months as the team has continued to falter. Even after yesterday's impressive victory, secured by Hasan Al Haydos's victor 16 minutes from time, Qatar need to make up three points on third-placed Uzbekistan in Group A with only two matches remaining. Read More »

Warriors Say No Decision Yet On White House Visit


The Cavaliers made their visit in November as one of the last professional sports team to see outgoing President Barack Obama. "Today is all about celebrating our championship", the Warriors' statement read . It's about the guys next to you, about the flag, about the kids out there who look up to you and the United States. Although there was an unconfirmed report that the Warriors unanimously opted to stay away, that hasn't been confirmed. Read More »

SHOWDOWN: Sessions battles top Democratic senator over Comey's testimony

Democratic Sen Ron Wyden of OR asked Mr Sessions about suggestions arising from Mr Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. Such a move would be complicated and potentially politically explosive. As for his role in Mr Comey's sacking, Mr Sessions told senators that he and his second-in-command, Rod Rosenstein , had a " clear view. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey

Trump says Comey's testimony also vindicated him from allegations that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Obstruction of justice requires the attempt to halt an investigation with a corrupt intent. 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 defense. Read More »