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Author: 0 Trump says he'd testify that Comey lied about loyalty demand

The Times also reported that Kasowitz has advised aides to avoid talking about the probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. In addition to Sessions' possible testimony, the question remains whether or not Trump taped his conversations with Comey. Trump's offer to testify under oath would pit his word against Comey's before federal investigators.

Author: 0 Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Tuesday any talk about Trump wanting to rid himself of the special investigator amounts to "rumor". The new target of President Trump's fury is the special counsel investigating Russian intervention in the 2016 election and possible ties between Trump campaign officials and the Russians.

Global News UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan
Author: 0 UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan

The House of Commons will also choose a new speaker and Lords will be sworn-in. Theresa May's premiership has no mandate and no legitimacy, Jeremy Corbyn told Labour's MPs as he declared: "We are now a government in waiting". "My preoccupation is that time is passing - it's passing quicker than anyone believes - because the subjects we need to deal with are extraordinarily complex from a technical, judicial and financial point of view".

Global News Modi seeks to repair Russia ties on Europe tour
Author: 0 Modi seeks to repair Russia ties on Europe tour

The prime minister last night arrived in the Russian city of St Petersburg , the former capital of imperial Russia that was founded by Czar Peter the Great in 1703, and was also known as Petrograd and Leningrad, on a three-day visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met King Felipe VI at The Palace of Zarzuela in Madrid on Wednesday. India and Germany also signed 12 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)/agreements.

Author: 0 Federal court rejects Trump's travel ban, again

In the San Francisco ruling, a three-judge panel said that while the 1952 Immigration and Nationality Act gives the president broad powers to both control entrants to the United States and protect USA security, "immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show".

Author: 0 Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Moreover, Turkey has declared its full support to Qatar by adopting a bill on deploying Turkish troops in the country. When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC)? "Qatar is willing to sit and negotiate about whatever is related to Gulf security", he added.

Author: 0 India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

The SCO was set up in 2001 with the goal to foster security and co-operation between the member nations. However, Modi asserted that sovereignty and territorial integrity should be the key factors in such a cooperation. The expansion of the SCO will undoubtedly contribute to ensuring that it will become more powerful and influential in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres", Putin said at the SCO leaders' meeting in Astana .

Global News The 'Stonewalling' Moment During the Jeff Sessions Testimony Was Intense
Author: 0 The 'Stonewalling' Moment During the Jeff Sessions Testimony Was Intense

The probe over the possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation is now in the hands of special counsel Bob Mueller following the Comey dismissal. White House spokesman Sean Spicer did not explicitly endorse Sessions' appearance, saying in response to a question, "We're aware of it, and we'll go from there".

Author: 0 Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he did not have third meeting with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the election with the Russian ambassador.

Author: 0 The charges against Bill Cosby, and sentences they carry

She took the witness stand last week as a proxy for the dozens of women who have since stepped forward to say that Mr Cosby had assaulted them, often with details remarkably similar to Ms Constand's story. Constand told the jury she was merely returning his calls about the women's basketball squad at Temple University , where she was director of team operations and he was a member of the board of trustees.

Global News Egypt Moves Toward Handing Over Two Red Sea Islands
Author: 0 Egypt Moves Toward Handing Over Two Red Sea Islands

A controversial agreement for Cairo to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia passed an Egyptian parliamentary committee on Tuesday, setting the stage for a vote in the house. The islands of Tiran and Sanafir are at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has claimed that the islands belong to Saudi Arabia.

Global News Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards
Author: 0 Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards

Authorities are searching for the suspects after the incident, which occurred southeast of Atlanta, Teresa Slade, Putnam County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman, said. Tuesday. "I urge all those in the surrounding areas to be vigilant and cautious while the killers remain at large". "Our heartbreak is matched only in our resolve to bring their murderers to justice", he said.

Global News Telstra Is Axing 1400 Aussie Jobs
Author: 0 Telstra Is Axing 1400 Aussie Jobs

Speaking on Wednesday afternoon, Penn said the jobs are going in a bid to improve customer service, reduce operational costs, and increase its capacity to compete. "I believe we have a great future ahead, but to be successful we can not afford to operate as we have always done - we must change in order to continue to deliver for our customers", Penn said.

Global News Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee
Author: 0 Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former United States senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing that investigators had received Russian intercepts detailing a possible third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak, sources familiar with the briefing told CNN on Thursday.

Global News Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Author: 0 Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser. The U.S. Secret Service said Monday it doesn't have any recordings or transcripts of any tapes recorded within President Donald Trump's White House, a disclosure that failed to rule out whether any tapes exist of Trump's conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey .

Author: 0 Injured Australia captain Jedinak out of Confederations Cup

But they were in a determined mood against Australia , who must go back to the drawing board before leaving for Russian Federation for the Confederations Cup. Australia's coach added that he wasn't surprised that Japan drew with Iraq on Tuesday - a result that could help the Socceroos qualify automatically for next year's World Cup.

Author: 0 USA appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court could rule on 4th and 9th Circuit rulings at any time. The Supreme Court is getting involved in the travel ban case. A second USA appeals court has ruled against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, delivering on Monday the latest in a string of defeats for the administration's efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries.

Global News PM Lee 'deeply saddened' by siblings' allegations
Author: 0 PM Lee 'deeply saddened' by siblings' allegations

Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching consistently opposed their father's wish to have the house demolished even while he was alive. She said that Mr Lee Hsien Yang had already left for work, and added that she and her husband were in the process of preparing to leave the country.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn could have been Prime Minister if it wasn't for Scotland

DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed she will enter talks with May in an effort to pursue " stability " in Parliament, without giving further details on the conditions for the party's support. The blame-game has started within the Conservative Party. May had promised a "hard Brexit" if Britain did not like the terms of the divorce negotiated with the EU.

Author: 0 Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Sessions, Comey claimed, "did not reply". 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".

Author: 0 Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of beautiful daughter and sister'

She said that police told her they were unable to formally identify him until the coroner's report is released. While the government did not publish the names of the two victims, the family of 28-year-old South Australian woman Kirsty Boden confirmed her death in a statement, saying the career nurse "ran towards danger" - doing what any emergency services member would do before she was killed.

Author: 0 Dead, Dozens Hurt After Blasts at Kabul Protester's Funeral

The funeral was for protester who was killed by security operatives during marches by demonstrators demanding better security in Afghanistan . In another incident on Tuesday, a rocket-launched grenade had exploded inside a tennis court of the residential complex of Indian ambassador Manpreet Vohra in Kabul .

Author: 0 Brexit minister Davis says United Kingdom could still walk away with no deal

Bohuslav Sobotka said that too much time had already been wasted. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce has not changed, but May has recognised that a broader consensus needs to be built for Brexit and has made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on the issue.

Author: 0 North Korea frees US student Warmbier

His parents say he's on a Medivac flight on his way home. The last 17 months have been an extremely hard and emotionally trying time for the Warmbier family. U.S. officials then urged those with the ability to persuade Pyongyang to ratchet up the pressure to get him released, said a source, who is familiar with the government's efforts.

Author: 0 Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

Putin also continued to deny that Russian Federation was involved in any way with the hacking of the Democratic National Committee's email servers a year ago. You created a sensation out of nothing.”. President Putin explained that "hackers can be anywhere" and even went so far as to suggest it could have taken place within the United States.

Author: 0 Sandy Hook group dumps Megyn Kelly as event host

On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that banking company J.P. Morgan & Chase asked for all of its TV and digital ads be removed from promotions for Sunday's episode due to the Jones interview. He ends the preview clip by changing the subject to "animal-human hybrids", asking, "Isn't that the big story Megyn Kelly should be doing?" Sandy Hook Promise , the gun violence-prevention organization behind the Promise Champions Gala, announced in a statement its decision to rescind ...

Global News New Zealand: Labour moots plan to stop 'backdoor' immigration by foreign students
Author: 0 New Zealand: Labour moots plan to stop 'backdoor' immigration by foreign students

The "moderate, sensible reforms" proposed would "reduce the pressure on our cities while ensuring we get the skilled workers our country needs", [Little] said. Little's party, Labour, wants to bring in more "exceptional skills and talents" and reduce the number of global students in "low-level courses" working during and after their study, according to a statement titled, "Time for a breather on immigration" published on its website.

Global News US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
Author: 0 US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters on Air Force One that "bringing Otto home was a big priority for the president". He was detained at the airport as he was leaving the country with a tour group in January 2016 . At that time, North Korea agreed that Swedish diplomats in Pyongyang, who handle US affairs there, would be allowed for the first time to visit four Americans imprisoned by the North, including Warmbier.

Global News Head found in search for remains in Wicklow Mountains
Author: 0 Head found in search for remains in Wicklow Mountains

A murder investigation has been launched at the man arrested, who is in his early 30s and was detained by gardaí in Wexford, remains in custody. The first remains were found by a group of people returning from a picnic on Saturday. More than 100 gardai and Defence Force members are now searching along a 30km area in the Wicklow Mountains National Park between the Featherbeds and Laragh.

Global News North Korea releases jailed American student
Author: 0 North Korea releases jailed American student

Warmbier was on his way from Japan to Anchorage, where the plane carrying him would refuel and continue on to Cincinnati, where his parents live. Mr Tillerson made no mention of Mr Warmbier's condition in his statement , saying only that he was on his way home to be reunited with his family and would not make any further comment, out of respect for the privacy of the family.

Global News Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

Continuing resolutions on defense spending instead of stable, fiscal year budgets have had a negative effect on maintaining the military's edge, according to both Mattis and Dunford. "Today, every operating domain - outer space, air, sea, undersea, land and cyberspace - is contested". "Our command of the seas is threatened by long-range, land-based guided munitions battle networks created to attack our ships at increasingly longer ranges".

Author: 0 Senators condemn NK treatment of US student

At the meeting, North Korea agreed that Swedish diplomats could visit all four American detainees. Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea because the two countries never signed a peace treaty to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War.

Global News EU to launch action against 3 countries over refugee plan
Author: 0 EU to launch action against 3 countries over refugee plan

The news was announced by the commissioner for migration, home affairs and citizenship, Dimitris Avramopulos, in Strasbourg on Tuesday. The European prosecutor's office, which Hungary along with some other states had opted not to join, was a good example of the way to go, Takacs said.

Author: 0 DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

Theresa May and Boris Johnson at the first Cabinet meeting after the United Kingdom election. Meanwhile, the Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has said the priority of Brexit talks should be the economy and free trade and that other parties should be involved in negotiations.

Author: 0 Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

She will have to manage conflicting demands from within her own party, including a proposal for business groups and lawmakers from all parties to agree a national position for Britain's most complex negotiations since World War Two. May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union, has promised to start the formal Brexit talks next week. May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to ...

Global News 'You're Impeding This Probe': Senator Accuses Sessions of Obstruction
Author: 0 'You're Impeding This Probe': Senator Accuses Sessions of Obstruction

That could include answering questions and cooperating with investigations or subpoenas regarding certain information. However, another Republican, House Speaker Paul Ryan, told reporters, "I think the best case for the president is to be vindicated by allowing this investigation to go on fairly and independently".

Global News Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain
Author: 0 Don't waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

Since May launched the formal exit procedure by sending her Article 50 notification letter in March, the clock has started ticking. " I can't negotiate with myself ", he told European newspapers including the Financial Times . Talks with the European Union may also have to be delayed until the British government is formed, David Davis told Sky News. But many are also concerned that a sharp switch in direction could waste time to reach a deal on an orderly exit and could still fail to meet ...

Author: 0 Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

The prime minister's decision to try to form a government with the Democratic Unionist Party of " Northern Ireland " and the Tories' unexpected boost from the Scottish National Party (which saved them from utter defeat) will ultimately spell doom for the Great Britain the world has known since the Republic of Ireland declared its independence from the Crown in 1916 and won it by force of arms in 1921.

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