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Author: 0 Trump holds a press conference with Romania's President Iohannis

After Comey's testimony , Sessions forcefully rejected the implication that his recusal was inevitable due to some sort of impropriety on his part. Washington buzzed with new questions Friday after ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey accused President Donald Trump of lies and defamation, in gripping testimony that undermined an already troubled White House.

Global News EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
Author: 0 EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk warned of the risk that Britain might end up with no deal on its withdrawal arrangements or future trade because it does not open negotiations in time. His comments suggest the European Union is willing to delay the start of official negotiations, which were due to start on 19 June. According to The Guardian , Michel Barnier , the EU's chief negotiator, said that talks should start "when the United Kingdom is ready".

Global News Nawaz Sharif, Modi exchange greetings at SCO summit
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif, Modi exchange greetings at SCO summit

The prime minister said the two sides should tap their potential in cooperation, strengthen communication and coordination in global affairs, respect each other's core concerns and appropriately handle their disputes. India, along with Pakistan, was on Friday granted full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO ) at the influential Eurasian political, economic and military bloc's summit here.

Global News Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar
Author: 0 Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Qatar, which has developed an assertive foreign policy over the past decade, denies that it supports militants and says it is helping to reduce the threat of terrorism by backing groups that fight poverty and seek political reform. Throughout the interview, Sheikh Mohammed repeatedly denied that Qatar funded extremists and terrorist groups, the main reason given for this week's moves against it.

Author: 0 Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

Rosie O'Donnell has personally donated $1,000 to a GoFundMe account set up on behalf of Reality Winner , the NSA contractor who was arrested for leaking classified information to the media. Magistrate Judge Brian Epps that victor might have more stolen secrets. Victor served for six years in the U.S. Air Force, earning a commendation medal in the process.

Author: 0 Did Comey's testimony support an obstruction of justice charge?

Perhaps not. Rachel noted on the show last night that the president's outside counsel had a hard day - he made a specific claim about the timeline surrounding FBI Director James Comey's memos, which turned out to be completely wrong - and today doesn't appear to be going any better .

Author: 0 3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

Two men, aged 34 and 37, were taken into custody at separate addresses in Newham, east London , while a third, aged 33, was arrested in Waltham Forest. A British Transport Police officer who was stabbed in the eye while tackling London Bridge terrorists has said "I did everything I could" to stop them.

Global News London police arrest another suspect in connection with London Bridge attack
Author: 0 London police arrest another suspect in connection with London Bridge attack

Of the eight people killed, British authorities have publicly identified two other individuals, both Australian nationals: Kirsty Boden , as confirmed Tuesday by NHS England, and Sara Zelenak, as confirmed Wednesday by police . "But I did my best, and I think he was worn down on the inside", she said. A 29-year-old man apprehended at the llford home was also arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts.

Global News Brazilian president faces election court showdown
Author: 0 Brazilian president faces election court showdown

Temer had 24 hours to answer the questions , but his attorneys asked for an extension Tuesday afternoon. If found guilty at the court's last scheduled hearing on Thursday, Temer would be able to appeal. Ironically, the party has been a key ally of Temer since he took over the presidency. According to the PSDB the Rousseff-Temer presidential campaign is guilty of abuse of political and economic power, obtaining campaign donations from companies involved in the Lava Jato scheme and ...

Author: 0 Australian PM says melbourne seige'a terrorist attack'

Police are investigating whether long-time criminal Yacqub Khayre deliberately lured them into a deadly ambush after it was revealed he had booked a female escort, whom he took hostage, and sparked an alert on his tracker. Police have named the gunman killed in what they says is a Melbourne terror attack as Yacqub Khayre . Amaq said the attack was launched because of Australia's membership in a US-led coalition fighting against the militant Islamist group in Syria and Iraq.

Author: 0 Leader of anti-EU UKIP Party quits after election failure

This will allow the party to have a new leader in place by the conference in September. I have done everything in my power to lead from the front and to make our party proud - I really do love UKIP and more than anybody I want it to succeed.

Global News Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'
Author: 0 Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

Mrs May was also confronted by two voters who had been called to work capability assessments over mental health conditions, one of whom said she had been waiting nearly two years for NHS counselling. Mr Corbyn was also quizzed over whether the pledges outlined in his manifesto were realistic as audience member Jack Rouse challenging him with the comment "last time Labour was in government they left a note at the Chancellor's office saying "We've no money left".

Global News Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth
Author: 0 Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth

Kennedy was 46 when he was assassinated November 22, 1963. And, though a greater number of years have now passed since his death than passed during his life , his legacy continues to be a major touchstone for American culture. A wreath-laying ceremony is planned to honor the 35th USA president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. The celebration capped a long Memorial Day holiday weekend of events to honor Kennedy's legacy and drew thousands of visitors ...

Author: 0 UK election upset pummels pound, other currencies stay calm

The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the exit poll announcement, before recovering slightly. Polls close at 10 p.m. Predictions of Conservative success became more modest as the party's campaign faltered following a series of missteps. He later added: "She called the election to strengthen her hand, there will be two questions Conservative MPs are considering right now.

Author: 0 New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested

A group of ordinary civilians can be seen rushing towards the scene from one end of the street, throwing chairs at the jihadis to try and drive them away - while a police auto speeds into view from the other end. The victim falls to the ground and passersby appear to throw things at the attackers to try to stop them. Theresa May said a review had been launched after the Manchester bombing last month and she expected the same process following Saturday's rampage.

Author: 0 United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

In total the Labour Party won 28 of Wales' 40 seats, an increase of three on their total in the 2015 general election. The Scottish National Party is projected to win 34 seats, the Liberal Democrats 14 seats, and other parties 22 seats. 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 United Kingdom elections exit poll: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority

Edward Heath, who was four seats behind Harold Wilson's Labour Party, remained prime minister for a few days while he tried to form a coalition. Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap United Kingdom general election in the hope of strengthening her hand in negotiations to take Britain out of the European Union.

Global News Theresa May Criticizes Trump for Sparring With London Mayor
Author: 0 Theresa May Criticizes Trump for Sparring With London Mayor

Khan said the United States and Britain were "close allies" and they should continue to work closely together. Earlier this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May gave Trump a formal invitation to visit London this October. "Rather than the mayor of London attacking , maybe he should do something about it", Trump Jr. said. On " Good Morning Britain " Tuesday, Piers Morgan suggested Khan was being petty.

Author: 0 Former UK finance minister Osborne says exit poll 'catastrophic' if true

A Jeremy Corbyn-led government would be likely to rattle financial markets further after the veteran socialist's manifesto pledged a corporation tax hike and income tax rises for the UK's richest 5%. "In 2015, they underestimated our vote, in a couple of elections before that, they overestimated our result". Conservative campaign officials are understood to be skeptical.

Author: 0 Iran: The twin attackers killed, IS claims responsibility

At least six of the attackers were killed and five others had been taken into custody. Commuters in the Iranian capital noticed more police than usual on the streets as dawn broke. Some recalled the Iranians' support for American victims following the Twin Towers attacks on September 11, 2001. Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet on Thursday called the comments on the attack in Tehran a day earlier " repugnant " and accused the US of supporting terror.

Author: 0 Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

The billionaire property developer's sons Donald Trump Jnr and Eric Trump have now rallied behind their father's barbed attacks on London's first Muslim Mayor. "What have you got against them?" Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , who was Mayor until past year, strongly backed his successor on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time).

Author: 0 Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt on Monday cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over accusations that the emirate is a champion of extremist groups in the region. "It will not contribute to solving any problem to try and isolate in this way Qatar, which we know for sure has fought very effectively against terrorist groups", Erdogan said on Tuesday evening.

Author: 0 Local lawmakers weigh in on Comey's testimony

Trump tweeted on Friday, May 12 , that " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversation before he starts leaking to the press". So let's cut to the chase: Did President Trump obstruct justice? In that same interview, the president said, in one case I called him and in one case, he called me.

Global News Attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain
Author: 0 Attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

The Metropolitan Police says the body was found Tuesday downstream from the bridge. "Last year. when I went to England, he was a bit more rigid", Collina, an Italian convert to Islam, told reporters in a series of interviews at her home in Bologna, Italy.

Global News Third London attacker was known to United Kingdom security services
Author: 0 Third London attacker was known to United Kingdom security services

Three people have been arrested in connection with London's weekend terrorist attack which left eight people dead. "A search of the address is ongoing". Police and MI5 are attempting to confront an "unprecedented" threat, with 500 active investigations involving 3,000 individuals, and 20,000 former "subjects of interest".

Author: 0 British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe

Police said 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he had not been considered to be a "subject of interest" to either police or the intelligence services. Redouane had not aroused any suspicions. "We saw him many, many times around here", said Salahudeen, a 40-year-old driving instructor. In a letter posted outside Tuesday, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can".

Global News Prosecutors: Contractor wanted to 'burn the White House down'
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Contractor wanted to 'burn the White House down'

She posted on Facebook three months ago that climate change is a more important issue than health care "since not poisoning an entire population seems to be more in line with "health" care, and not the disease care system that people voted for a soulless ginger orangutan to 'fix'".

Global News No bond: Accused NSA leaker to remain in prison
Author: 0 No bond: Accused NSA leaker to remain in prison

Winner's defense attorney, Titus Thomas Nichols, would not confirm whether she was being charged with leaking the NSA report cited by The Intercept . "Releasing classified material without authorization threatens our nation's security and undermines public faith in government ", Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in a statement after victor was arrested.

Global News CCTV reveals the moment police shot London Bridge terrorists
Author: 0 CCTV reveals the moment police shot London Bridge terrorists

Macron praised the British for their sang-froid in the face of the attacks and emphasised France's "desire to win this war against terrorism together". In total 29 people are being treated at five London hospitals. The arrests follow the detention on a 30-year-old man as detectives raided an address in Ilford in the early hours of Wednesday.

Author: 0 Warriors set to stake claim as NBA's best ever

It's great for our league. Right now, look at our TV ratings, look at the money our league is pouring in. "If we win the championship, I'm like 99 percent sure we don't get him", Green said. We managed our minutes throughout the year a lot better, and I've been smarter about just taking care of my body. "They're definitely a different team than they were a year ago that's definitely in full effect that we're all fully aware of", the Cavs' Kyrie Irving said.

Global News Rain delays Bangladesh-New Zealand start
Author: 0 Rain delays Bangladesh-New Zealand start

The desperation for a win aside, both New Zealand and Bangladesh would hope for an England victory against Australia , assuming rain does not disturb their calculations again. "The wicket was slow with such a big boundary, I was trying to run twos as much as possible and I did not find the boundary as much as I am used to".

Author: 0 North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

Pyongyang on Friday hailed the successful test of a new type of surface-to-ship cruise missile, which it said was created to hit "any enemy group of battleships" that threatened North Korea. In early June, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed new sanctions on North Korea and entities trading with it over its ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and continued violations of UN Security Council resolutions.

Author: 0 Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

The four North Korean ship-killing cruise missiles traveled approximately 200 kilometers from its launch site before hitting the waters, reports the Guardian . Kim has now conducted four missile tests since Moon was elected last month, complicating the new president's ambitions to engage with Pyongyang . "We must continue to press China and Russian Federation to play more productive roles, since North Korea's nuclear program endangers us all", said Mr.

Global News Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89
Author: 0 Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

On Friday, the MSNBC Morning Joe co-host, 50, announced the sad news on Instagram and Twitter. He was known to his friends as Zbig, to his... I just knew [him] as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have.

Author: 0 Iran supreme leader: Attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

The terrorist attack drew worldwide condemnation but US President Donald Trump and the White House said Iran deserved it, prompting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to denounce the comments " repugnant ". Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed what he called the "repugnant White House statement". "We condemn terrorist attacks anywhere they occur and we condemn the killing of the innocent anywhere it occurs", Jubeir said, as quoted by Reuters .

Global News Feds Arrest Hezbollah Spies Who Scouted Out US Military Facilities
Author: 0 Feds Arrest Hezbollah Spies Who Scouted Out US Military Facilities

El Debek faces up to life in prison if convicted of possessing, carrying, and using firearms and destructive devices during and in relation to crimes of violence. In 2011, he allegedly went to Panama to photograph the American and Israeli embassies security measures. El Debek allegedly looked for potential targets in Panama, including U.S.

Author: 0 Trump Travel Ban: Still Swinging for the Fences

In a wide-ranging interview on NBC's Today Show on Monday (5 June), Conway criticised the media's "obsession" with Trump's tweets saying it covers "everything he says on Twitter and very little on what he does as president". Trump's previous comments and tweets about the ban have already been used against the lawyers arguing on his behalf. First , Trump himself signed the executive order he now derides as milquetoast.

Author: 0 Egypt strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Iran

Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP). It was not long before Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif hit back at the President's insensitive words. President Hassan Rouhani on his part called for a united worldwide fight against global terrorism, extremism and violence.

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