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Author: 0 Top Intel Dem: Wray Hiring An Attempt To Distract From Comey Testimony

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, asked Coats and Rogers whether they would commit to answer questions about their conversations with Trump during a closed session with the committee. ROGERS: Because I feel it is inappropriate, Senator? "However, he has never felt pressured by the President or anyone else in the Administration to influence any intelligence matters or ongoing investigations", Hale said in a statement.

Author: 0 Iran Minister Calls Trump's Condolences For Attacks 'Repugnant'

In the message, Kim expressed his deep sympathy and condolences to the victims and bereaved families, said the report. Trump said he prayed for the victims of the twin attacks targeting Iran's parliament and a key shrine, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote".

Author: 0 Footage shows last moments of London attack

Chilling pictures show police officers removing petrol bombs from the back of the van used by the London Bridge terrorists. Zaghba was said to have been placed on a watch list by Italian authorities and flagged to their Moroccan and British counterparts, but a lack of evidence about his intentions meant his phone and passport were returned, Italian media reported.

Global News Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel
Author: 0 Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

Both of their firms-Flynn Intel Llc and Michael D. Cohen and Associates PC-were also subpoenaed. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, the top committee Republican and Democrat overseeing the House investigation, said in a joint statement. The "unmasking" issue has been raised by the White House and by Trump supporters that the investigation has been politically motivated. News reports said that the committee also had subpoenaed three former officials in a probe into whether Obama administration ...

Author: 0 UK Exit Poll Suggests PM May's Election Gamble Has Backfired

Japanese bank Nomura said that based on the exit poll and on the results in the first two constituencies to declare, its election model suggested the Conservatives would end up winning 331 seats, a slim majority. The exit polls also mark an unexpected rise for Corbyn, who has hung on as Labour leader through several attempts from senior members of his party to oust him.

Global News Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids
Author: 0 Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids

Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began on Saturday night. A 29-year-old man apprehended at the llford home was also arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts. Another victim was named as Sebastien Belanger, from France. He had been watching the Champions League final with friends at a nearby pub before the attack.

Global News House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump
Author: 0 House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

The Founding Fathers didn't make it easy to impeach a president. Two other senior House Democratic leadership aides confirmed that Green did not run his impeachment plans past Pelosi or give anyone else any warning that he would be drafting articles of impeachment against the president.

Global News Ukraine raids offices of 'Russian Google'
Author: 0 Ukraine raids offices of 'Russian Google'

Treason is punishable by 12 to 15 years in prison in Ukraine and the confiscation of property. Unplugged computer monitors are seen through a glass door in the office of the Russian internet group Yandex in Kiev, Ukraine, May 29, 2017. "Neither the employees nor executives of Yandex, Ukraine had access to the users' personal data", a spokesperson said. A decree by Poroshenko expanded sanctions to include 468 companies and 1,228 people, including Russian social networks VKontakte and ...

Author: 0 British shock: PM May's election gamble appears to backfire

Britain's election is providing another night of political shock and surprise. "With face-to-face talks with the European Union due to start on the 19th of June, the timing could not be worse", said Paul Hollingsworth, economist at Capital Economics in London .

Author: 0 Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

The announcement intensifies the diplomatic and economic campaign to isolate Qatar , a small Gulf Arab state which is a critical global supplier of gas and hosts the biggest USA military base in the Middle East. He said there were enough grain supplies for four weeks and Qatar also had large strategic food reserves. Most recently, he pointed out, "the Qatari government has failed to comply with the Arab Islamic-American Summit Communique that was released on May 21, 2017, which also ...

Global News Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation
Author: 0 Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

After re-examining its February 14 article alleging contacts between members of the Trump campaign and senior Russian intelligence officials during the run-up to the election, The New York Times announced Thursday that it stands by its reporting, despite testimony to the contrary from former FBI Director James Comey .

Author: 0 UAE expects actions, not talks from Qatar to end diplomatic standoff

In a measure that cemented earlier UAE restrictions on air transport, the country's General Civil Aviation Authority said it had closed the air space for all air traffic to and from Doha until further notice. Qatar Airways did not respond to requests for comment on the UAE's move. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani spoke as would-be mediators ranging from U.S.

Author: 0 United Kingdom voters prioritize security in wake of attacks

With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's parliamentary election , a wounded May signalled she would fight on, despite being on course to lose her majority in the House of Commons . The Scottish National Party, which called for a new independence vote after Brexit, was tipped to lose up to 20 of its 54 seats. The Tories lost seven frontbenchers, with ministers Jane Ellison, Simon Kirby, Gavin Barwell, James Wharton, Nicola Blackwood and Rob Wilson going down to defeat, along with ...

Author: 0 Corbyn calls for May to stand down

The forecast said, "Our current prediction is that there will be a majority for the Conservatives , who will have 371 seats". May looked tense as she was resoundingly re-elected to her Maidenhead seat in southern England. The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar. Until the final results become clear, it is hard to predict which party might end up leading the next government and steering Britain into the Brexit talks.

Author: 0 What We Learned From Former FBI Director James Comey 49:00 Download

Senator Mark R. Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee , called Mr Comey's firing "ultimately shocking". Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, in Washington .

Global News History made as first female Sikh MP elected
Author: 0 History made as first female Sikh MP elected

Ms Gill, who said education cuts was one of her top priorities, said: "It's a real honour to be representing the people and the place where I was born and raised". Gill was followed by Conservative Caroline Squire with 17,207 votes. A total of 56 Indian-origin candidates contested the polls in United Kingdom this time around.

Global News Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar's Diplomatic Crisis
Author: 0 Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar's Diplomatic Crisis

The announcement came after Trump met with Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the White House discuss the crisis. The West African nations of Senegal and Mauritania have joined have severed their diplomatic relations with Qatar in expression of solidarity with the four Gulf countries that cut ties.

Author: 0 UK Election Arrives After May Sees Lead Over Corbyn Shrink

The Labour Party took seats from the Conservatives at Battersea, Canterbury, Keighley, Enfield Southgate and Brighton Kemptown among others. Brexit led to Mr Cameron's resignation past year and Ms May's selection by the Tories as their leader.

Author: 0 Election results 2017: May played high-risk political game

The pound fell over 1.5% to 1.27 U.S. dollars and over 1% to 1.13 euros in trading in the wake of the poll . Leading figures in both major parties urged caution in early reactions. Former Labour MP and Strictly Come Dancing star Ed Balls warned the exit poll could signal a second election. But predictions of her expected margin of victory vary widely, and one shock model even predicted May could lose her working majority of 17 in the 650-seat House of Commons.

Global News Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks
Author: 0 Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks

All three attackers in the Saturday incident were killed by police officers after mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in adjacent Borough Market . Questions remain over whether investigators had the resources to look into complaints such as those leveled by Butt's neighbors about his attempts to radicalize children and whether crucial opportunities were missed that could have saved lives.

Author: 0 London terrorist 'flagged by Italian intelligence'

The Italian newspaper Corriere della Serra said Zaghba was stopped at a Bologna airport in 2016 with a one-way ticket to Istanbul. Over there, they have a pure Islam'. "It was a very sweet phone call". She thought he was getting on with his life in London . He also pledged to hire more police officers, following a drop in 20,000 officers between 2009 and 2016, or around 14 percent, according to the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies think-tank.

Global News Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran
Author: 0 Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

The minister also said Iran was ready to help with providing food and other necessary supplies to the small Arab nation. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman said that "measures had been taken by the Qatari government to ensure that the standards provided to the people will be maintained".

Global News Jefferies Group Weighs in on Occidental Petroleum Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (OXY)
Author: 0 Jefferies Group Weighs in on Occidental Petroleum Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (OXY)

It is meant to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. The company reported an impressive total revenue of 10.2 Billion in the last fiscal year. It has a dividend yield of 5.06%. A look at some of the inputs to technical analysis model shows how Occidental Petroleum Corporation current price compares to its recent moving averages.

Author: 0 Japan's parliament clears way for emperor's abdication

The wheels were set in motion in August a year ago after the Emperor hinted, in an unusual public address, of his desire to step down as old age catches up with him and impedes him from performing his duties fully as "the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people".

Author: 0 Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

Wray, now a litigation partner at DC-based law firm King & Spalding, would replace acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who took over when James Comey was sacked by Trump in May, Fox News reported. While the choice captured headlines early in the day, it was quickly overwhelmed by the advance release of Comey's riveting testimony, in which he said Trump sought his loyalty at a January dinner.

Global News In defiance of Trump, California signs green technology pact with China
Author: 0 In defiance of Trump, California signs green technology pact with China

China, now the world's biggest carbon emitter (the U.S.is second), appears eager to take up the mantle of global climate leader as Trump's administration relinquishes this role. If there truly is a commitment by any country or state, they need to put up or shut up and make sure their agreements are binding with oversight and accountability.

Global News Trump administration 'defamed' Comey, lied about Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Trump administration 'defamed' Comey, lied about Federal Bureau of Investigation

After all, Trump grudgingly fired Flynn (and then complained about his unfair treatment) because Flynn lied about conversations with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. "The New York Times has published an examination of Mr. Comey's statements today, which reviews our previous coverage and found no evidence that any prior reporting was inaccurate", the statement reads.

Global News Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Moscow says 'zero' proof Russian hackers involved in Qatar crisis

Trump, during the phone call , said that a United Gulf Cooperation Council is critical to defeat terrorism and promote regional stability, the White House added. UAE-based newspaper Gulf News and pan-Arab channel Al-Arabiya reported the crackdown on expressions of sympathy with Qatar. The UAE yesterday announced a similar decision, warning that offenders could face between three and 15 years in prison and a fine of 500,000 dirhams ($ 136,125, 120,715 euros) should they criticise the ...

Global News UK exit poll suggests PM Theresa May's election gamble has backfired
Author: 0 UK exit poll suggests PM Theresa May's election gamble has backfired

According to the exit polls , whichever party forms the next government will need to form a coalition with smaller parties, a reality that is more common in other parliamentary democracies, such as Israel. That was in part because votes that had previously gone to the anti-EU UKIP party were splitting evenly between the two major parties instead of going overwhelmingly to the Conservatives as pundits had expected.

Global News Russia denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency
Author: 0 Russia denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency

An ultimatum by Saudi Arabia and its allies for Qatar's citizens to leave is a gross violation of human rights which requires intervention by the United Nations, a Qatari official said, New Arab reported . Qatar is not ready to change its foreign policy to resolve a dispute with fellow Gulf Arab states and will never compromise, Qatar's foreign minister said on Thursday.

Author: 0 Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar

Qatar has only one land route to Saudi Arabia , which is used for transport of essential commodities. Now, when there is no moratorium any more by Qatar on gas production as its closure of oil reserves are drawing nearer, an intensive drive for market exploration has been its priority.

Author: 0 Police Raid Home Of Brighton Siege Gunman

The hostage, a 36-year-old woman, was not physically harmed, authorities said. The network said it received a phone call Monday afternoon from a distressed woman who said she was involved in a hostage situation. 'We certainly want to make sure that people like Khayre are not released on parole and we are going to have a very serious discussion about this at the Council of Australian Governments (COAG),' he told 3AW on Wednesday.

Global News Hawaii enacts law upholding Paris accord
Author: 0 Hawaii enacts law upholding Paris accord

As of 2016 $7 trillion was invested in ESG assets, according to the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment data cited by the publication. Nicaragua didn't sign on, stating, "They would not restrict average temperature rises to 2° C, let alone 1.5° C.