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Jeff Sessions Testified Before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill. Pressure had been building on Sessions to speak openly before the Senate committee since before last week's momentous testimony by FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump on May 9. Read More »

Iran supreme leader says attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

On Sunday, the head of the justice department in Kordestan province in western Iran announced more arrests. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship". They were the first attacks in Iran to have been claimed by the Islamic State group. "We are not satisfied with the answers given so far", Asadullah Abbasi, a lawmaker was quoted as saying by judiciary's news agency, Mizan. Read More »

Massive fire in London apartment building

Some 50 people were injured and several died. The 1970s tower block was recently refurbished for some £8.7 million, with work completed in May 2016. He said it did not look like fire crews were able to get past the fourth floor - and spraying the building with water had not had much effect. London ambulance services are responding to a major fire burned in west London . Read More »

Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

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Sessions denied any collusion with Russian to meddle in the USA presidential election, saying the accusations are "scurrilous", "appalling", "detestable". "You just talked about a discussion with the president, so you're doing this selectively.' So that's the kind of dance Sessions is doing". "It's a very unusual legal argument", said Harry Litman, a former deputy assistant in the Department of Justice who specializes in national security. Read More »

30 people taken to London hospitals after fire

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The firefighters are continuing to work on the scene at the moment, but there are still parts of the building that remain enflamed, prompting fears that it may collapse. London's Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said there have been a number of fatalities in the fire. Police have confirmed some residents died in the fire in North Kensington which started in a tower block this morning. Read More »

THAAD Photos Found in Crashed N. Korean Drone

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In the article, titled, "US hostile policy is bound to go bankrupt", the regime goads the U.S. president, who tweeted at the beginning of this year that North Korea could not develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching American soil. South Korea is deploying the USA anti-missile defense system in the Seongju region, about 250 km (155 miles) from the border with North Korea , to counter a growing missile threat from the North. Read More »

Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The president publicly broke his silence about James Comey's testimony today in a Rose Garden news conference with Klaus Iohannis , the president of Romania. During his Congressional briefing organised by the powerful Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday, Comey confessed that he leaked the information about his interaction with the USA president. Read More »

Kamala Harris Just Handed Jeff Sessions His Ass

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Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. The then-acting deputy attorney general was Comey's direct supervisor, and if he had concerns about Sessions staying involved in the Russian Federation investigation, Sessions said he should've brought those concerns to her attention. Read More »

'North and South Korea could host World Cup'

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Military intelligence retrieved from the drone's data storage show at least ten detailed images of U.S. THAAD ( Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ) systems that are installed in Seongju golf course near Seoul. "We request the government of South Korea not to take actions or make stements that could hurt the Vietnamese people or negatively affect the two countries' friendly relations", Hang said in a statement. Read More »

Talks between May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

The meeting will now be held Monday afternoon instead of Tuesday. The MP said one of the biggest cheers at the meeting came for the "greatly respected" Gavin Barwell , the PM's new chief of staff, who will have a "great deal of influence" alongside Chief Whip Gavin Williamson in the new government . Read More »

The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On

The former FBI leader told the Senate that Trump was not - at the time - personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe, confirming what Trump wrote in his May 9 letter dismissing Comey. Trump called the controversy "just an excuse" by Democrats who had lost the presidential election. The President fired Mr Comey last month. Comey on Thursday told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he was sacked by Trump in May over his handling of alleged Russian meddling in ... Read More »

Secret Service: We don't have any Trump White House tapes

Mr Trump tweeted in his first comments since Mr Comey's hearing. "Some of the things he said just weren't true", Trump told a joint press conference with visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday, fiercely maintaining he did nothing wrong in meeting twice with the Russian ambassador to the USA during President Trump's 2016 campaign and also infuriating Democrats by refusing to detail any ... Read More »

Bill Cosby jury quits for the night, no verdict

The 79-year-old legendary entertainer, once loved by millions as "America's Dad", risks being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. She woke up on the couch with her clothes disheveled, she said. "We know what this is probably doing for them emotionally and we just want to let them know that there's so many of us out there cheering them on". Read More »

Fire razes block of flats in London

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Mahad Egal said that he saw children being thrown from the building, as well as claiming a number of people died in the incident. Other witnesses report hearing police tell residents to put wet cloths in their mouths and self-evacuate. "We are dealing with a really serious fire that spread throughout the building", a spokesman for the fire brigade told Reuters . Witnesses said that they saw people jumping from the upper floors. Read More »

Defiant May signals she will not compromise over hard Brexit

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Verhofstadt, the former Prime Minister of Belgium, added that if the Conservative Party focuses on attacking Brussels and the European Union, "they will just get deeper in self-inflicted trouble". "EU did not want #Brexit , but has been prepared to negotiate it since previous year", tweeted Siegfried Muresan, spokesperson for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the center-right European People's Party (EPP). Read More »

Some killed in London tower block fire - fire brigade says

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Witnesses reported terrifying accounts of people trapped in the tower in Lancaster West Estate in North Kensington. "Fire is from second to top floor of 27-storey building", the fire service said on Twitter . The exterior of the 1970s-built tower was "modernised" with cladding and replacement windows, while additional homes were added using vacant space in the building, according to Rydon Construction . Read More »

May Loses Majority In UK Election, Throws Brexit Into Turmoil

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She also apologised to colleagues who had "contributed so much to our country" and "didn't deserve to lose their seats". If the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party come to an agreement, May would have the majority of votes needed for an effective minority government. Read More »

UN agency seeks access to civilians in IS-held Syrian city

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After a months-long campaign to cut supply routes into Raqqa , the US -backed group known as the Syrian Democratic Forces has made swift progress in the past week since entering the city. IS seized Raqa in 2014, transforming it into the de facto Syrian capital of its self-declared " caliphate ". "Resources are also badly needed", said Mahecic. Read More »

Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defence chief warns

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But military installations are prized possessions in congressional districts. "It will require years of stable budgets and increased funding to get out of it". Of particular concern is the growing threat from Russian Federation and China, both of which are developing advanced military capabilities to prevent US forces from deploying and operating in their regions. Read More »

Theresa May's election gamble backfires as voters throw a surprise

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Bernie Sanders congratulated Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party he leads for what's being called one of the most stunning upsets in United Kingdom political history. "That's why I think at this critical time for our country, it's important to form a government in the national interests". In contrast Labour were resurgent in their heartlands and further afield, capturing 262 seats and 40% of the vote - its highest since ex-PM Tony Blair was in power. Read More »

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks

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Britain's Theresa May sought to apologize to Conservatives for her failed election gamble that cost the party its majority in parliament, and told her lawmakers Monday that she will serve as prime minister "as long as you want me". Brussels has insisted that talks on the so-called divorce, taking in issues including the fee the United Kingdom will have to pay to sever its ties, must make sufficient progress before any discussion on a future trade agreement could begin. Read More »