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UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance

John Major said he had serious doubts about a proposed tie-up the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which is traditionally associated with the Protestant side of the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland. Mr Adams said the republican party is ready to do business with the DUP and the other main political parties in a bid to salvage devolution. May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party... [Full Article...]

Fresh questions for AG Jeff Sessions - and he'll answer in public

Fresh questions for AG Jeff Sessions - and he'll answer in public He also said James Comey had enjoyed his recent testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee , in which Comey accused the Trump administration of defaming him and told his former Federal Bureau of Investigation colleagues: "I am so sorry that I didn't get the chance to say goodbye to you properly". [Full Article...]

Collins says the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation needs help

At the public hearing, Comey is expected to answer questions that may put pressure on the embattled Trump administration, including describing the conversations Comey had with Trump regarding Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. [Full Article...]

North Korea releases US student held for 17 months

Jeffrey Fowle, another US tourist from OH detained for six months at about the same time as Miller, was released just before that and sent home on a USA government plane. Tillerson's statement failed to mention Rodman's visit, with the secretary of state saying no further comments would be made out of respect for Warmbier's privacy . [Full Article...]

Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee

It is, however, his first trip since Trump, his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss, became president. Those calls have escalated since fired FBI director Mr Comey cryptically told senators last week that the bureau had expected Mr Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidenti... [Full Article...]

Why Jeff Sessions says he can't talk

Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings. James Comey never heard Trump show any interest in Russian hacking after the inauguration. Sessions , a senior member of Trump's Cabinet and an adviser to his election team, had a series of tens... [Full Article...]

Meet Daniel Richman, The Man Comey Trusted To Leak His Memos

Two leading Senate Democrats pushed the chamber's Judiciary Committee on Friday to expand its on-going Russian Federation investigation to include whether or not any obstruction of justice occurred in relation to former FBI Director James Comey . [Full Article...]

7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate

Even before Sessions testified, attention in Washington swivelled to whether Trump might seek to fire Robert Mueller , named last month by the Justice Department to head a federal probe into the Russian Federation issue.Sessions told the senators he has confidence in Mueller but said he had "no idea" if Trump did because he had not spoken to the president about the matter. [Full Article...]

MP Farmers stir: Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik booked for inciting violence

MP Farmers stir: Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik booked for inciting violence The latest video from Bagga came at a time when the authorities today registered an FIR against Karera Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik who was caught on camera inciting a mob to set on fire a police station in protest against killing of five farmers in police firing in Mandsaur . [Full Article...]

A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

Otherwise, the next election will come in May 2020. Could we have a second election soon then? Ms Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour with a majority of 6,917. The Conservative Party won 315 seats in the United Kingdom election, losing 12 of their existing seats. In 2010, Gordon Brown held onto the premiership for six days as frantic negotiatio... [Full Article...]

Massive inferno rips through tower block near Westfield

Massive inferno rips through tower block near Westfield The emergency services in London are now at the scene of a major blaze at a 23-storey residential tower block in Sheppard's Bush. Now an evacuation process is underway, according to Metropolitan police. Hassan Mahdi tweeted: "West London, Latimer Road, right now". The fire is located inside the Grenfell Tower. He also said he had seen "people inside the building as the fire spread through th... [Full Article...]

Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins fast to 'restore peace' in Madhya Pradesh

The farmers are primarily demanding loan waiver and better prices for their produce. Chennai: A group of farmers, who resumed their protest after ending their month-long stir in New Delhi , yesterday temporarily called off the protest following assurance from the chief minister that their demands would be met . [Full Article...]

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May has "lost all authority and credibility"

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May has Whether their willingness to remain part of the European Union would be a strong enough argument to trigger a separation from the United Kingdom remained uncertain, however, when Sturgeon launched the new referendum attempt last summer. [Full Article...]

American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison

American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison He has been in a coma for more than a year, having made his last public appearance at his Pyongyang trial in March 2016. "Otto has left North Korea". Richardson, a former Democratic congressman, U.N. Ambassador, U.S. energy secretary and ex-governor of New Mexico, welcomed Warmbier's release but said "we are deeply concerned regarding his health". [Full Article...]

U.S. drone strike kills two militants in Pakistan

A drone attack in Pakistan's restive northwest tribal region killed on Tuesday a top commander of the dreaded Haqqani network , blamed for the attack in Afghanistan's capital Kabul that killed almost 150 people. An American official said the soldiers were shot in an apparent insider attack, also known as a "green-on-blue" incident because of the color-coding system used by North Atlantic Treaty... [Full Article...]

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Mr Sessions said he was there for a speech by then-candidate Donald Trump , and members of Mr Sessions' staff were also in attendance. Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign . "DOJ traditionally does not discuss ongoing investigations in public, but ultimately must answer questions unless executive privilege is properly invoked and up... [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after British vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after British vote The parties must reach an agreement by March 2019, if the United Kingdom is to avoid crashing out of the bloc with no deal. "We are preparing for Brexit . "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention", quipped Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister. "Time for action, not words". On Twitter , Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the European Peop... [Full Article...]

Militants kill 5 civilians as war rages in S. Philippines

He said five civilians managed to escape and were then given food, medical help and processed by the military and local officials. In response, the USA provided spy planes that serve as surveillance support in Marawi City for government troops. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

Mr Sessions recused himself from that inquiry in March after media reports that he had been in two previously undisclosed meetings past year with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak. "There are none! I can tell you that for absolute certainty", Sessions shouted. He says he is confident that Comey understood and would abide by the Justice Departments rules on communications with the White ... [Full Article...]

Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante

Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante He added later: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause", which he said he would have to put in writing. "If there were not good cause, it wouldn't matter to me what anybody says". Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has confidence in the Departm... [Full Article...]


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