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Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump?

Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump? I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance. In one heated exchange with ABC News' Jonathan Karl - whom he called on after asking whether to choose "one of the killer networks that treat me so badly" - Trump denied various points of Comey's testimony. [Full Article...]

Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

Mrs May is seeking to rely on the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 MPs to win key votes in Parliament. Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party . [Full Article...]

US Missile Interceptor Test Successful as North Korea Threat Grows

US Missile Interceptor Test Successful as North Korea Threat Grows According to the test plan, a 5-foot-long "kill vehicle" released from atop the interceptor zeroed in on the ICBM-like target's mock warhead outside Earth's atmosphere and obliterated it by sheer force of impact, the Pentagon said . The last time the system intercept ICBMs tested in 2014, and then the tests were successful, but three previous attempts were unsuccessful. Wednesday's first-ever... [Full Article...]

UK defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

UK defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed The shocking result has triggered chaos in British politics and several disgruntled members of May's Conservative Party now want her gone. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Downing St. has already said that the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs. [Full Article...]

Theresa May To Form Govt In UK With DUP Support. Know How

Theresa May To Form Govt In UK With DUP Support. Know How The talks were in line with DUP leader Arlene Foster's "commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", her party said in a statement . May has confirmed five of her most senior ministers will remain in their pre-election roles, but has yet to announce whether there will be any changes to other jobs within her top team of ministers, known as ... [Full Article...]

Bette Midler & Ben Platt Win Tonys for Best Actor & Actress!

Bette Midler & Ben Platt Win Tonys for Best Actor & Actress! It had a passionate following and triggered cheers whenever it was mentioned in Radio City Music Hall. Michael Aronov was a surprise victor in the featured actor category for his kinetic performance as an Israeli negotiator in " Oslo ", a behind-the-scenes look at the 1993 Middle East peace accords. [Full Article...]

Revived Lions keen to take down Highlanders

Revived Lions keen to take down Highlanders Warburton battled on into the second half, then spent a few days icing the ankle heavily, using the Lions' Game Ready cold therapy compression system during the night time to ensure that he was healing as quickly as possible. The 28-year-old believes he must boss the breakdown to fight his way into the Lions' Test team, as he revealed the lengths to which he went to overcome his ankle problem. [Full Article...]

Theresa May to meet with backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

Theresa May to meet with backbench Tory MPs after election fallout The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United Kingdom. In an indirect reference to Sinn Fein, she said that it was time for those locally "complaining the loudest about our position of influence" to recognise that "th... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N. Ireland party

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N. Ireland party Britain is due to commence Brexit negotiations with the European Union in 11 days time - but as yet, nobody knows who whose government will be sitting at the United Kingdom end of the table. Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she will work with "friends and allies" in the DUP to enable her to lead a government. But Britain's Saturday newspapers agreed she is just clinging on. [Full Article...]

Police shoot Brooklyn man who stabbed roommate, NYPD says

Police shoot Brooklyn man who stabbed roommate, NYPD says Police recovered the knife that investigators said the 31-year-old suspect used as he began to attack his 28-year-old roommate. Jeffrey Maddrey , head of the NYPD's Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, later explained at a press conference that the two men were roommates and that they both lived at the residence. [Full Article...]

U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will appear before a Senate panel in response to James Comey's testimony . Sessions said the Senate Intelligence Committee is most appropriate because it "has access to relevant, classified information". [Full Article...]

Latino, Korean influence tested in California House contest

Ahn, 41, the son of Korean immigrants, has emerged as a favorite in the district's bustling Koreatown neighborhood. With Gomez winning, he secures a district that has been represented by Latinos since the 1980s. Republicans account for less than 10 percent of voters. He acknowledged the obvious in the era of President Donald Trump when he said "we are the resistance ". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony Trump fired the former FBI director on May 9, later explaining that he made a decision to replace Comey because he was frustrated with the FBI's ongoing investigation involving possible ties between Russian Federation and his presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Search relaunched at Cachuma Lake for missing 5-year-old

Search relaunched at Cachuma Lake for missing 5-year-old Aramadz Andressian Sr. told investigators he took his son to the Lake Cachuma area in Santa Barbara County the day after the boy's last sighting, but there have been no confirmed sightings of the child there. The boy's father had reportedly recently moved into the home, where investigators "seized various items of evidence", according to a sheriff's statement released at the time. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: Pakistan face Sri Lanka in virtual quarter-final

Going for a tight single, he was caught well short on 16. "I was missing that part of the game because that was something (bowling) that I really wanted to do whenever I played cricket", he explained. "Not a lot of people believe me but I feel it is pretty close, it is very hard to say that after a performance like this but that is what I believe in my heart". [Full Article...]

USA ambassador demands United Nations rights council end anti-Israel bias

USA ambassador demands United Nations rights council end anti-Israel bias In her speech, the ambassador reiterated America's commitment to protecting human rights, closely linked to peace and security. On multiple occasions Tuesday, Haley highlighted human rights violations in Venezuela , saying the government is "conducting a campaign of violence and intimidation against unarmed demonstrators, businesses, civil society, and freely elected political opposition". [Full Article...]

Qatar agrees to listen to Gulf countries' concerns: Kuwait

In his latest message of support for the Saudi-led move, President Donald Trump on Friday said he backed the isolation of Qatar , adding Doha has historically "been a funder of terrorism at a very high level" and that it has to stop. Iran has sent five planeloads of food to Qatar , which is suffering shortages amid a regional blockade. Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain , and Egypt , have cut ... [Full Article...]

Backed forces in Syria begin offensive to capture ISIS-held Raqqa

On Tuesday, Arab and Kurdish SDF fighters advanced to the city's eastern edge and broke into Raqa for the first time. Photo courtesy of Raqqa Campaign. The SDF is a coalition of forces, but dominated by the YPG. Refugees who fled Raqqa city gather for water in Syria May 19, 2017. The United States said on Tuesday it had started distributing arms to the YPG to help take Raqqa, part of... [Full Article...]

Cavaliers in same position as previous year, but challenge tougher vs. Warriors

Cavaliers in same position as previous year, but challenge tougher vs. Warriors Kyrie Irving knocked down seven of Cleveland's 24 3-pointers - one of their three Finals scoring records - and had 40 points as the Cavs stopped Golden State's 15-game postseason winning streak and lived to see another game. Stack up the odds, Cleveland conquers them. "I think the biggest thing, though, was they brought a level of physicality that we did not match". They are at home thinking ... [Full Article...]

Qatar hires Bush attorney general to audit it

Doha is a major global travel hub, but flagship carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East. "The state of Qatar has not taken any steps regarding the inhabitants on its territories, who are the citizens of brotherly and friendly countries which have cut diplomatic relations or downgraded diplomatic representation with th... [Full Article...]


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