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Global News Trump's request to drop Flynn probe was 'disturbing': Comey
Author: 0 Trump's request to drop Flynn probe was 'disturbing': Comey

In his testimony, Comey said he did not know whether there are tapes of his conversations with Trump but said he hoped there were and that they should be made public. Comey's testimony exonerated Trump from allegations of obstruction of justice , and vindicated his claims about Comey telling him three times that he was not, personally, under investigation.

Author: 0 Qatar says no compromise on "independent" foreign policy

He called for "dialogue based on clear foundations" over accusations that Qatar supports extremist groups. The ambassadors of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and the Bahraini Charge d'affaires accredited to Turkey met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara on Monday.

Author: 0 President Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

Douglas Chin, the attorney general for Hawaii, one of the states challenging the executive order, said the ruling was a clear message to the administration that it was not above the law. It also did not provide any link between their nationality and their propensity to commit terrorism. The court went on to explain that the federal immigration law "requires that the President exercise his authority only after meeting the precondition of finding that entry of an alien or class of aliens ...

Author: 0 Comey slams White House 'lies' in blockbuster testimony

During his Thursday testimony, Comey said he hoped Trump would produce the tapes if he had them. The White House has repeatedly tried to shift the focus away from the content of Comey's allegations and onto the manner of their release. "I hardly know the man". "He gave his notes to a Columbia law professor because he wasn't man enough to give the notes directly to the media", Lewandowski told NBC's morning show "Today".

Author: 0 Trump says British election results 'surprising'

But European Council president Donald Tusk took a different tone, warning Britain might end up with no deal on its withdrawal arrangements or future trade because it does not open negotiations in time. In response to a question on whether she could serve a full five-year term as Prime Minister, May emphasized that she would focus her efforts on the formation of a minority government with the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) that could see the United Kingdom ...

Author: 0 US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

Two weeks after President Trump announced he'd withdraw from the Paris climate accord, the USA on Monday took its first concrete step toward that end by formally rejecting the agreement on the world stage. "We have to wake up our countrymen - in fact, the world", he added. "The United States has always been a world leader when it comes to environmental stewardship", Pruitt said in a statement.

Author: 0 French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani rejected those "trying to impose their will on Qatar or intervene in its internal affairs". Also on Sunday, Kuwait said Qatar was ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that have severed diplomatic and economic ties with it, Saudi daily Arab News reported .

Author: 0 PBA pays tribute to fallen heroes of Marawi City

The Philippine leader has declared martial law for the entire island of Mindanao , which has been beset by homegrown Muslim insurgency for decades. USA troops are helping with surveillance and intelligence gathering, according to reports . The attack was linked to an ISIS-affiliated group. A USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said support included aerial surveillance and targeting, electronic eavesdropping, communications assistance, and training.

Global News May to form minority government after election debacle
Author: 0 May to form minority government after election debacle

Talks between the DUP and the British prime minister today are expected to yield a confidence-and-supply deal under which Arlene Foster's party would support Ms May to form a government. Anand Menon, professor of politics at King's College London , said her lack of a parliamentary majority made it far more likely that Britain would leave the European Union without a deal.

Global News Two militants killed in Sopore encounter
Author: 0 Two militants killed in Sopore encounter

State police chief Shesh Pal Vaid said the person who had thrown the grenade was identified with the help of CCTV footage and the description provided by the policemen who were attacked. "We asked the terrorists to surrender, but they refused and opened fire". However, thousands of kashmiris defied the strict restrictions to attend the funeral prayers.

Global News Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers
Author: 0 Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers

Youssef Zaghba is said to have told Italian police "I'm going to be a terrorist" when he was stopped trying to travel to Syria previous year. "We're hoping to get that out soon". Also hitting out at the reduced police numbers under the last two governments lead by the Conservatives, the Labour mayor also warned London would be more risky under planned budget cuts, which he said could lead to as many as 12,000 fewer police officers.

Author: 0 Hawaii Becomes First State to Formally Adopt Paris Climate Pledge

US President Donald Trump's decision to start the withdrawal process from the Paris Agreement could come at a high price for the developing world, setting back years of progress not only on climate change but also on poverty eradication, experts warn.

Author: 0 Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with DUP

May had been hoping to boost her mandate for Brexit negotiations which are due to begin in just 10 days' time, but hung parliament has left Tories weakened with less seats that fell below the 326 needed to form a majority government. For Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who campaigned on leadership "for the many not the few", the results highlighted an incredible turn around. "I certainly think that there will be contact made over the weekend but I think it is too soon to talk about what we're ...

Author: 0 Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee already sent a letter to the White House Counsel preemptively demanding Trump not stop the testimony, noting it would be "seen as an effort to obstruct the truth from both Congress and the American people".

Global News North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says
Author: 0 North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

The suspected Scud-type missile is not thought to have caused any damage. North Korea has conducted a series of ballistic missile test firings recently. Kim has received worldwide condemnation in the past after he promised "weekly" missile tests in the face of United States aggression. SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's latest missile test Monday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing US and South Korean forces in the region that it can strike ...

Global News England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup
Author: 0 England defeats Venezuela to win U20 World Cup

Indeed, it's not every day that you can say England have accomplished anything worth talking about at any given World Cup . And not even all of those can say they struck the victor. But the South Americans went even closer minutes later, when Ronaldo Lucena's swerving free kick hit the post. The striker rose to beat Nahuel Ferraresi to high ball on the edge of the box and as the ball dropped his right-foot shot was parried by Farinez.

Global News Rally in Binghamton held in protest of Trump's Paris Climate Accord decision
Author: 0 Rally in Binghamton held in protest of Trump's Paris Climate Accord decision

These climate changes can lead to human suffering through reduced food security, severe storm damage to property, illness and death from intense heat waves, and spread of vector-borne diseases. "We can't as a state say now we're out of the Paris agreement and so all is good for coal", he said, "I think really It's time for not only the state, but the country to double down on innovation and research to address the issue of CO2".

Global News Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections
Author: 0 Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections

May in April had chosen to call the election three years ahead of the schedule to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union to pull Britain out of the single market. The Conservatives are in talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to form a minority government . The titles owned by Rupert Murdoch supported the Conservative Party while The Guardian and the Daily Mirror batted for Labour.

Author: 0 Sessions' Plans To Testify Surprised Senate Intelligence Panel Members

Ron Wyden (D-OR) wrote in a letter to committee chairman Richard Burr and vice chairman Mark Warner. JOHNSON: Well, the Justice Department says Jeff Sessions was not silent when Comey complained about Trump calling. Discussions between the members continued through Sunday and into Monday morning, two sources said. Sessions , an early supporter of Trump's election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on the Russian Federation ...

Global News Bernie Sanders is rallying supporters for 'pivotal moment'
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders is rallying supporters for 'pivotal moment'

On Saturday during a summit of progressive activist, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders encouraged those in attendance to "ramp up efforts" towards winning more elections to help revive and ignite what he views as a failing Democratic Party . "I understand that. I don't know how many Muslims there are in America. And that can not be the side of Wall Street, or the fossil fuel industry, or the drug companies", he said.

Author: 0 Trump reverses course in Qatar call

The blacklist is the latest chapter in an ongoing dispute between Qatar and several Arab countries that began earlier this week when a group led by Saudi Arabia abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Doha , alleging that it supports terrorism. But in Germany, Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer pointed out that Trump's words differed substantially from those of State Department and Pentagon officials.

Author: 0 UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP

Downing Street and the DUP issued separate statements overnight, emphasising that the deal between them had not yet been finalised. Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has telephoned the Prime Minister and demanded assurances that she is not planning to ditch Tory commitments to gay rights in return for DUP votes in the Commons.

Author: 0 May puts friend Damian Green in key cabinet post

Damian Green has been appointed First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office in the reshuffle, a significant promotion. Other Cabinet appointments include ex-Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke being moved to replace Mr Green as work and pensions secretary.

Author: 0 Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

The lawsuit will center around his alleged violations of anti-corruption clauses present in the Constitution, because Trump has declined to completely separate himself from his business interests and therefore has continued to profit off of the payments of foreign governments.

Author: 0 SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

GETTYWould you travel to North Korea to watch the World Cup? South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, has suggested that North Korea could be part of the candidacy for the sporting event. Nikai arrived in South Korea on Saturday for a four-day visit. He spoke about the need to "exterminate a handful of people plotting schemes" to block Japan-South Korean ties from moving forward.

Author: 0 Trump Calls James Comey 'Very Cowardly'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, responding to Trump's statement last week that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the Senate. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has warned that Trump may bring down his own presidency while James Lankford has said that Trump's interactions with Comey have "very inappropriate".

Global News Military still fighting strong Maute force - DND chief
Author: 0 Military still fighting strong Maute force - DND chief

According to CNN Philippines , on Wednesday two jets were conducting strikes against members of the Maute group, which has pledged allegiance to ISIS, when one struck members of the 55th Infantry Battalion. Malacañang said yesterday that President Duterte made a wise decision in declaring martial law in Mindanao as it has been effective in fighting the Maute Group despite not meeting the June 2 deadline to flush them out of Marawi City .

Global News Maharashtra SSC Class 10th Result 2017: To be declared shortly at mahresult
Author: 0 Maharashtra SSC Class 10th Result 2017: To be declared shortly at mahresult

The results will be declared on the official website today at 1 PM by the Education Minister of the state. The SSC scores are important as these play a vital role in the first year junior college (Class 11) admissions. "Even so, I support the board's decision", said Uday Nare, teacher, Hansraj Morarji Public School, Andheri. In HSC results , which has published last week, the highest number of candidates have qualified in Konkan division.

Author: 0 Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests

Police arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday after he urged tens of thousands of protesters to take to the streets across Russian Federation in support of his plan to unseat President Vladimir Putin. Navalny's website reported Monday that protests were held in more than a half-dozen cities in the Far East, including the major Pacific ports of Vladivostok and Khabarovsk and in Siberia's Barnaul.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

Almost half a million votes were cast for statehood. Also, Puerto Ricans living on the USA mainland, who outnumber those on the island, tend to be more in favor of independence but could not cast ballots in the referendum. Hector Ferrer , the leader of the Popular Democratic Party, told CNN that eight out of 10 voters "stayed home" or "went to the beach". That majority is required for the U.S.

Author: 0 Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

It was a surprise move - Mr Gove was sacked as justice minister by Mrs May a year ago after his bid to become party leader forced now-foreign minister Boris Johnson from the race, amid accusations of treachery and political backstabbing. - in which Britain would leave Europe's single market and customs union - raising the prospect that a more pragmatic approach, prioritizing close trade links over controlling immigration, might be on the cards.

Global News Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

Qatar Airways has been hit hard by the dispute, with 18 destinations now out of bounds for the airline. Qatar Airways also stopped its flights to the four Arab countries in response to the UAE's Etihad, Emirates, FlyDubai, EgyptAir and Bahrain's Gulf Air suspending flights to Qatar.

Global News Brexit talks face delay after United Kingdom election shock
Author: 0 Brexit talks face delay after United Kingdom election shock

With the party in a position to hold the balance of power at Westminster, senior MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said his party would be "serious players" in a hung parliament, telling the BBC: "This is flawless territory for the DUP because obviously if the Conservatives are just short of an overall majority it puts us in a very strong negotiating position and certainly that is one we would take up with relish".

Global News Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister
Author: 0 Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister

After Mrs May addressed the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs on Monday, some of those present suggested the PM would consult more with business on her approach to the talks. As the party with the most votes, history dictates that the Conservatives would go on to form a government with the support of a smaller group which they have done with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ).

Global News Clemson Tigers leave for visit to White House
Author: 0 Clemson Tigers leave for visit to White House

President Donald Trump spoke glowingly of the Tigers thrilling last second, come-from-behind win back in January and recognized head coach Dabo Swinney and several prominent members of the team. The event with Trump and the Tigers is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. ET. The team will visit the Statuary Hall and the Rotunda where Republican Rep.

Global News What the agreement between the DUP and Conservatives actually means
Author: 0 What the agreement between the DUP and Conservatives actually means

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. That means it will support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament without a formal coalition deal. The Times of London said in an editorial that "the election appears to have been, among other things, a rejection of the vague but harshly worded prospectus for Brexit for which Mrs".

Author: 0 PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

While Britons voted by 52 to 48 percent for Brexit in last year's referendum, Scots strongly backed staying in the bloc and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister in Scotland's devolved assembly, said a so-called Hard Brexit was "dead in the water".