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PM Modi leaves for home after attending SCO Summit in Astana

During the meeting, Prime Minister Modi also highlighted his concerns for Indo-China relationships and said that the two countries must boost their cooperation, strengthen communication and coordination in global affairs. PM Modi also expressed his gratitude towards the other member countries that supported India's membership to SCO. By becoming a full SCO member, India now stands to gain in the s... [Full Article...]

Sessions Senate hearing fails to put Russian Federation rumours to rest

But when pressed on conversations with President Donald Trump about the investigation into Russian interference and the surprise firing of former FBI Director James Comey , Sessions refused to answer, garnering backlash from some Democratic senators. [Full Article...]

Macron: Door still open for UK to remain in EU

England fans that night sang along with the French anthem and numerous other tributes were on display. Two big screens at the stadium projected the red-and-white Cross of St. May arrived in Paris with her leadership hobbled by a catastrophic election last week just as Britain heads into tough talks on leaving the European Union . [Full Article...]

AG Sessions: "This is a Secret Innuendo Being Leaked Out There"

AG Sessions: Sessions has been under political fire as he recused himself from the investigation , and then in May recommended firing FBI director James Comey . Amid reports that Trump is thinking of firing the special counsel who is leading the Russian Federation investigation, Sessions was asked whether he had confidence in his abilities. [Full Article...]

North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

Warmbier is now in a coma and was medically evacuated from North Korea on Tuesday, his parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said in a statement , according to CNN . Mr Rodman's trip caused a media frenzy because of the heightened tensions between North Korea and the US. "However, we must have realistic expectations, and if the DPRK (North Korea) and United States governments wish to communicate or ... [Full Article...]

Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Without Good Cause

Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., if he's seen any reason for Mueller to be fired, Rosenstein said, "I have not". If there were good cause, I would consider it. Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. Mueller was appointed special counsel after Trump fired former FBI director James Comey, who was heading up the investigation. [Full Article...]

NKorea frees US college student; family says he's in coma

Dennis Rodman, the former National Basketball Association bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will "open a door" for his former " Celebrity Apprentice " boss - U.S. [Full Article...]

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

Though most of the fireworks took place earlier in the hearing, some of the most important questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced during his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony Tuesday actually came at the very end, from Republican Sen. [Full Article...]

Choose books, laptops to end violence: Army chief to Kashmiri students

Choose books, laptops to end violence: Army chief to Kashmiri students The Indian Army , engaged in counter-terror operations in Kashmir and facing young stone-pelters, has been coaching its own Super-40 batch for the last three years to help local children clear the Joint Entrance Exam. "These students have set an example before others to follow". "We are indebted to the Indian Army which serves the nation not only in the times of disturbance, but also in the tim... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards

Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards There were 31 other Baldwin State Prison inmates on the bus at the time, some of whom are cooperating with the investigation , the sheriff said in an afternoon press conference. "Sandra and I mourn alongside their families and communities, and we offer our deepest sympathies to their loved ones", Deal said in the statement . [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel Jeff Sessions , a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as USA attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week when he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions. He testified that he had not met with Russian government officials during the campaign, but later was obliged to change that account. Despite the recusal, Sessions was involved in the decision to fire ... [Full Article...]

Should Puerto Rico become the 51st state?

Should Puerto Rico be admitted to the union if a representative majority of its residents vote for it? The results of Sunday's referendum are non-binding as only the U.S. "Congress never freely gave away statehood", he said. Puerto Rico has also held plebiscites in 1967, 1993, 1998 and 2012. So they got 300,000 fewer votes than they did in the 2012 plebiscite. [Full Article...]

Timeline of Otto Warmbier's saga in North Korea

The last time Rodman visited North Korea, he delighted the country's young ruler with a rendition of "Happy Birthday", suffered an angry meltdown on CNN while defending his trip, and spent time at a rehab facility after returning to the United States. [Full Article...]

Mind the gap: Gareth Southgate says England still lagging behind France & Co

Mind the gap: Gareth Southgate says England still lagging behind France & Co England were level three minutes after half-time when Kane scored from the penalty spot following a collision between Raphael Varane and Dele Alli which required the intervention of the video assistant referee Marco Guido. Southgate may not have made his mind up yet, or at least not made his thoughts public, but it is hard to see anyone but Kane as England's long-term skipper. [Full Article...]

DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont

DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont As he arrived at the Dáil in Dublin ahead of Enda Kenny's formal resignation as Taoiseach, Mr Adams said incoming Irish premier Leo Varadkar needed to put his efforts into restoring powersharing north of the border. Theresa May's seeking the support of the DUP as she tries to form a minority government. The dispute has prompted renewed calls for a chairman from outside the United Kingdom and Ire... [Full Article...]

Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie' But Sessions said Tuesday that he agreed that "the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policies regarding appropriate contacts with the White House". Attorney General Jeff Sessions takes a sip of water as he prepares to testify to a Senate committee Tuesday. The White House has denied any collusion with Moscow. [Full Article...]

Motorbikes left in charred pile after bomb kills seven in Afghanistan

Motorbikes left in charred pile after bomb kills seven in Afghanistan He also called on the worldwide community to make good on its promise to end state sponsorship of terrorism . However, this was their last chance, Ghani said. Ghani said Afghanistan had provided its preconditions for negotiations to the Taliban, but it remains unclear whether the group's leaders represented all factions. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student

Otto Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, confirmed in a statement that their son is in a coma . "We are so grateful that he will finally be with people who love him." they added. Rodman's trip caused a media frenzy because of the heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States, but it also raised speculation that he might be going as an envoy to secure the release of War... [Full Article...]

Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions But our attorney general, who is the top law enforcement official in the country , and the rest of the Trump administration seem unconcerned by that disturbing truth. "Since you discussed his removal, why wouldn't you discuss the reasons?" The testimony by Sessions marked the latest chapter in a saga that has dogged Trump's first five months as president and distracted from his domestic p... [Full Article...]

In rare feud, Singapore PM Lee under attack by his siblings

In rare feud, Singapore PM Lee under attack by his siblings Lee Hsien Yang , who's chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and special adviser to private-equity firm General Atlantic LLC, and Lee Wei Ling said in the statement they were "disturbed by the character" and "personal agenda" of Lee Hsien Loong . [Full Article...]


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