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Author: 0 Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

Spicer noted , though, that Trump was "not waiting for anything". On May 12, three days after he fired Comey, Trump suggested in a tweet that he had recorded their private discussions with Comey. Following the briefing, a CNN panel took Spicer apart for his continued footsie with the press on what would seem to be a simple yes-or-no question.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

In letters to the chairmen of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - with whom Sessions was originally scheduled to appear Tuesday - he wrote of the necessity to change his schedule following former FBI Director James Comey's hearing last week and an invitation to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Global News May to head minority government with DUP support
Author: 0 May to head minority government with DUP support

Theresa May is to head a minority Conservative government - propped up by the Democratic Unionists - after her General Election gamble backfired disastrously. Foster has yet to set out her demands but her party wants an end to prosecutions of British soldiers who fought in Northern Ireland and an easing of restrictions on parades.

Global News In Referendum, 97% Support Making Puerto Rico 51st State
Author: 0 In Referendum, 97% Support Making Puerto Rico 51st State

Congress will have to approve the outcome of Sunday's referendum. The chances this time aren't any better. The island has lost 10% of its population in the past decade. There are financial interests heavily involved behind the scenes. The US through laws enacted allows a governor for the territory to be elected and the current Governor, Ricardo Rossello while campaigning for his election had promised a referendum in the event of his win.

Global News Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

Malaysian authorities suspect Kim might have been paid for some kind of information, the source told Asahi Shimbun , adding, that the sum in question had not been withdrawn at any bank in the country prior to the assassination. The goal of his visit to North Korea is unknown, but CNN said that the U.S. State Department says he is not going to visit the North in any official U.S.

Global News Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest
Author: 0 Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest

Both tires on the driver's side of Woods's Mercedes were flat at the time of his arrest, and there was damage to the front and rear bumpers. They also released a 15-minute version that shows Woods being questioned by police where he is evidently confused.

Global News Tory-DUP deal 'would be bad news for women'
Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal 'would be bad news for women'

A buoyant Corbyn says Labour is capable of forming a govenment. Corbyn said he did not think May had any credibility and it was "unclear" what kind of programme the Conservatives would be able to put forward. If all this uncertainty weren't enough, the Labour Party, which won 261 seats in the election, has its own divisions to deal with. Still, May's status remains shaky, at best, after the Conservatives' principal rival, the Labour Party, pulled off a dramatically positive showing at ...

Global News Modi to meet Trump for first time this month
Author: 0 Modi to meet Trump for first time this month

Modi had first spoke to Trump over phone on November 9 soon after he's been elected as the US President. The US statement had maintained that Trump and PM Modi had resolved to "stand shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism".

Author: 0 Amid court battle with BJP, Congress to relaunch 'National Herald' today

What is happening in India today is a disbalance between power of truth and truth of power , ANI quoted him as saying further. The paper will be published weekly from New Delhi . The newspaper was in controversy after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy accused Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi of conspiracy and cheating in 2012 with the objective of acquiring the assets owned by the newspaper.

Global News Theresa May's two key aides quit following election
Author: 0 Theresa May's two key aides quit following election

Theresa May has said sorry to the Tory MPs and ministers who lost their seats due to her decision of holding elections. The latest political turmoil comes as the United Kingdom is due to start negotiating its exit from the European Union on June 19 .

Author: 0 UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

The Times newspaper ran a front-page story on May's tenuous future as Conservative leader Saturday with the headline, "May stares into the abyss". Two terror attacks put scrutiny on her record of cutting police numbers, playing into the hands of the opposition Labour party and its promise to end austerity.

Global News Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology
Author: 0 Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology

It is the U.S. Air Force's largest base in the region. "The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding - and its extremist ideology in terms of funding", Trump said. Sheikh Mohammed is expected in Moscow Saturday to meet Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and officials said Friday he also spoke with Tillerson by telephone.

Author: 0 Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

The party, which gained two seats in the election to hold 10 altogether, has not yet outlined what it might want from a formal deal with the Tories, but the prime minister said in her speech outside Downing Street that she could rely on her "friends and allies" from the DUP .

Author: 0 Tough break for Theresa May as top aides quit

Former Treasury chief George Osborne pulled no punches in his assessment of May's chances of survival as the conservative leader, though this may have been payback for his unceremonious dismissal from her cabinet previous year. In other developments, US President Donald Trump's planned state visit has been postponed after he told May that he did not want to come if there were likely to be large-scale protests, the Guardian reported yesterday.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May says she has no intention of resigning

DUP leader Arlene Foster may seek concessions from May in exchange for providing the needed seats. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking". "I am sorry for those candidates and hard-working party workers who weren't successful but also particularly sorry for those colleagues who were MPs or ministers who had contributed so much to our country and who lost their seats and didn't deserve to lose their seats".

Global News GJM holds protest demanding separate Gorkhaland
Author: 0 GJM holds protest demanding separate Gorkhaland

Chief Minister Banerjee branded the GJM protest as "abhorrent" and appealed to the people of the region to maintain peace. They called for " bandh " not considering the lives and future of the local and poor people. The bandh has called for a shutdown of all government (state & Central), and Gorkhaland Territorial Administration offices. The GJM has said that banks would remain open for two days a week during the shutdown.

Global News Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says
Author: 0 Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says

Camerota, however, argued that Trump's recent tweet , criticizing the United States' trade deficit and Germany's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and defense payments point to a feud. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Germany's trade and military spending policies " very bad " for the United States as tensions between him and German Chancellor Angela Merkel increased.

Global News May seen fighting for survival after election failure
Author: 0 May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Standing outside 10 Downing St. today, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May tried to put a fearless face on the disastrous results of Thursday's vote. The Scottish National Party is projected to win 34 seats, the Liberal Democrats 14 seats, and other parties 22 seats. May confirmed she meant to start the Brexit talks on June 19 as planned , promising to "get to work".

Author: 0 Top two aides to British PM May quits

Graham Brady, the chairman of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee and one of the party's key power-brokers, insisted that there was no appetite among MPs for an immediate leadership challenge which could see them plunged into another general election .

Author: 0 Lions captain Warburton casts doubt over role in opening All Blacks Test

Aside from Hogg, there were positive reports on the fitness of Welsh backs Jonathan Davies , who failed an HIA minutes after the Scottish full-back, and Dan Biggar, named to start at fly-half against the Highlanders on Tuesday having suffered a concussion against the Blues last Wednesday.

Global News Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord

That did not stop Mr. Trump staging a "Pittsburgh, not Paris" rally in Washington on June 3, to celebrate his decision to withdraw. "A key risk to fulfilling this objective is remaining in the Paris Agreement". In 2015, 197 countries signed on to the Paris Agreement, at the the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (UNCCC).

Author: 0 Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

The Chip Ganassi Racing driver set a two lap average of 222.556mph to deny team-mate Scott Dixon by the tiniest of margins, with just 0.083 seconds separating the duo, but for Kimball, racing in his 109th IndyCar race this weekend, it meant a lot to finally put the auto on the pole.

Author: 0 Everything Microsoft Revealed At E3 2017

All Xbox One accessories and games will be compatible with the new console. The Xbox One X console will features 6 teraflops of graphical power , (up from 4.2 of the PS4 Pro ). The Xbox One X is obviously better than its predecessors particularly the original Xbox One and the Xbox One S but is it better than the popular PlayStation 4 Pro? So while Sony's position, with nearly 60 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold, speaks for itself, there are a lot of gamers out there who ...

Global News Three-way tie at St Jude Classic as Rickie Fowler misses cut
Author: 0 Three-way tie at St Jude Classic as Rickie Fowler misses cut

Bank in Milwaukee, so this is his first failure in that regard. Berger produced four birdies in his immaculate four-under par 66, matching his round on Saturday, to finish ahead of Charl Schwartzel and Kim Meen-whee on 10 under. Jude Classic in Memphis. Thornberry, a sophomore at Mississippi who is from nearby Olive Branch, Mississippi, recently won the NCAA individual championship with for the school's first golf title.

Global News Microsoft unveils the most powerful gaming console ever- Xbox One X
Author: 0 Microsoft unveils the most powerful gaming console ever- Xbox One X

With 4K gaming playback, matched by HDR video quality and Premium Dolby Atmos, Xbox One X is not just a gaming machine but a full entertainment experience. It's an unusual move by the company considering its main competitor, Sony, has been making significant plays with its PlayStation VR devices. Stay tuned to find out more as we cover this year's E3 and bring the latest to you as soon as it is released.

Author: 0 Arrest over London terror attack

Xavier Thomas (45) had not been seen since Saturday night. Dozens of people gathered in driving rain at the end of London Bridge, where a growing mound of flowers sits beside a police cordon. The family of 32-year-old James McMullan, from Hackney, east London , said they believed he was also dead. At any one time there are around 500 active counter-terrorism investigations concerning 3,000 people of interest.

Global News Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list'
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list'

S&P Global Ratings has lowered Qatar's long-term rating by one level and put it on negative watch on concern the nation's row with other Arab nations will weaken its finances. President Tayyip Erdogan approves legislation on deploying Turkish troops in Qatar, signalling support for the Gulf state . "These talks served as a basis for this diplomatic rift", he explained.

Global News North Korea 'poses a threat to us all': Mattis
Author: 0 North Korea 'poses a threat to us all': Mattis

Mattis, speaking here at the Shangri-La Dialogue defense summit, said that the Trump administration is encouraged by China's "renewed commitment" to pressure North Korea to stop its nuclear weapons program, but that the United States will not accept China's military buildup in the South China Sea .

Author: 0 US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Comey said he asked Sessions to "prevent any future direct communication between the president and me" after an uncomfortable encounter before his firing. If you want to come to the Judiciary Committee and testify under oath, we'll put Comey right by you. Adding to the tension for the White House are fast-approaching deadlines in Congress to approve a health care bill before a September 30 deadline and agree on a tax reform plan - both top campaign promises, which appear to be longshots.

Global News Salma Hayek 'proud' of defying casting call for 'Caucasian' actress
Author: 0 Salma Hayek 'proud' of defying casting call for 'Caucasian' actress

But, predictably the charm didn't last long. The actress goes on to say that the 70-year-old invited the couple to dinner and to visit his hotel in Atlantic City , and asked for both of their phone numbers. He's not important; he's not big enough for you". "He's not good enough for you". He (Trump) put his jacket on my shoulders as I was rubbing my shoulders because it was cold.

Global News Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups
Author: 0 Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

Qatar's rivals have also accused Doha of being too close to the Sunni Arab Gulf states' arch-rival Shiah-dominated Iran - claims that Doha has also denied. Qatar said late on Saturday it would not retaliate with such measures of its own. Iran - the main regional rival of Saudi Arabia - sent four cargo planes of food to Qatar and plans to provide 100 tonnes of fruit and vegetables every day, Iranian officials said on Sunday, amid concerns of shortages.

Global News Box Office Report: 'The Mummy' Bombs, 'Wonder Woman' Soars
Author: 0 Box Office Report: 'The Mummy' Bombs, 'Wonder Woman' Soars

On the other hand, " Wonder Woman " has received positive comments from critics and audiences, with some of them admiring the performance of Chris Pine and Gal Gadot while others are praising the story and cinematography of the film . Johnny Depp is already signed up to play the Invisible Man, as is Javier Bardem to play Frankenstein's Monster. Well it's a better sophomore weekend than " Suicide Squad ", " Man of Steel " and " Batman v Superman ", all of which made significantly ...

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: I can 'absolutely' still be Prime Minister

But with May's personal authority in tatters, there were reports that moves were afoot within her Conservative Party to dislodge her, while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was insisting she could be ousted and he could replace her.

Global News N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories
Author: 0 N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

The two leaders discussed the outcome of the United Kingdom general election and the Prime Minister outlined the proposed supply and confidence arrangement between her party and the DUP. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex in Northern Ireland .

Author: 0 German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, visits Mexico

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto called for the defense of free trade, democracy and environmental protections during an appearance Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel . Germany and Mexico have pursued policies tailored toward exporting manufactured goods, and both ran trade surpluses of more than $60 billion with the United States a year ago.

Author: 0 Hamilton closes gap with classy Canadian display

I had completely forgotten that. " So to repeat it again 10 years later is incredibly special ". Vettel was not particularly slow out of the starting blocks, but as Valtteri Bottas dived underneath the German, and then Verstappen raced around the outside, the driver who had finished either first or second at every round of the season so far was suddenly on the back foot.

Global News Two more Tehran attacks suspects detained in Iran
Author: 0 Two more Tehran attacks suspects detained in Iran

But Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Thursday that "we still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident". An Iranian journalist claimed on Twitter that a woman arrested by authorities was a mastermind behind the attacks. Security forces have launched a nationwide hunt for suspected accomplices of the attackers.