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Global News Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General
Author: 0 Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

Though the Justice Department maintains that it has fully disclosed the extent of Sessions' foreign contacts a year ago, lawmakers have continued to press him for answers about an April 2016 event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , where both Sessions and Kislyak attended a foreign policy speech by Trump.

Author: 0 Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings

It was a stunning accusation, suggesting that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director had lied to Congress, while under oath. US President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against James Comey , calling him a leaker. And over dinner at the White House in an earlier interaction, Comey wrote in his opening testimony, Trump had demanded loyalty, possibly in return for letting him continue in the job.

Author: 0 May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

Mr Verhofstadt said that a year on from the European Union referendum in the United Kingdom, it was time to start Brexit negotiations, due to kick off on June 19, amid speculation they could be delayed by fallout from last week's General Election.

Global News UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief
Author: 0 UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

Not only did the result suggest there isn't much enthusiasm for May's threats to leave the European Union without a deal, it shows the Tories would be vulnerable if a badly-managed Brexit did economic damage. "So there is a lot of anxiety and a lot of fear out of what is being discussed". "And the question arises, if they cease to be seen as such by part of the community in Northern Ireland, then one can't be quite certain how events will unwind".

Author: 0 Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

May had called the election in order to consolidate her mandate to negotiate Britain's exit from the Europe Union. "Over the next five years build a country in which no one and no community is left behind, a country in which prosperity and opportunity are shared across this United Kingdom".

Global News Anti-Kremlin protesters fill Russian streets, Putin critic Navalny jailed
Author: 0 Anti-Kremlin protesters fill Russian streets, Putin critic Navalny jailed

On Monday, a wave of anti-government protests swept through multiple cities in Russian Federation, with people gathering in more than 200 cities to protest political corruption and stagnation. It was closed off to traffic on Monday for an extensive commemoration of the national holiday Russia Day, including people dressed in historical Russian costumes.

Author: 0 Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction

A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment to the Washington Post . Under Justice Department regulations created to ensure a measure of independence for the special counsel, Rosenstein may only fire Mueller for "good cause". "It's very clear that Comey hates Trump", he added . Gen. Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he's done nothing wrong.

Global News House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice
Author: 0 House Majority Whip Steve Scalise Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice

Representative Joe Barton, who was at the scene, told reporters the gunman was a middle-aged man who appeared to be white and was wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt. "He will recover from this assault", Trump said, "and Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not only of the entire city behind you, but of an entire nation, and frankly, the entire world".

Author: 0 Unknown number killed in massive London high-rise blaze

A man caught on camera waving for help inside a burning London apartment building has been rescued after being trapped for almost 12 hours. Eyewitnesses said they saw lights - thought to be mobile phones or torches - flashing at the top of the block of flats, and trapped residents coming to their windows - some holding children.

Author: 0 Death toll from London tower block fire rises to 12

The cause of the fire, which left the tower block a charred, smoking shell, was not immediately known. "Currently, we're focusing on helping those residents and London Fire Brigade is investigating the safety of the tower's structure but we will issue a further statement in due course", said Robert Black , the company's chief executive.

Author: 0 Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo", fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. He also praised the quick action of the two law enforcement officers. "We had no defence at all. And having no self-defence, the field was basically a killing field", Paul told reporters . Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the news unfolded.

Author: 0 Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'

Some members of the Intelligence Committee, frustrated by the tight-lipped performance of other administration officials last week , said they were not going to allow Sessions to follow suit. The attorney general has acknowledged two meetings a year ago with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak . He also said it would be inappropriate for him to get involved - given that he has recused himself from Russia-election-related matters.

Global News Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions said he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday to answer questions about his dealings with Russian officials. Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer of NY said on CBS' Face the Nation he would take Trump up on his offer to testify under oath about his conversations with Comey, inviting the president to testify before the Senate.

Author: 0 Death toll from London fire rises to 12

After the fire tore through the 24-storey building on Wednesday, the group posted: "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time". "The windows were slightly ajar, a woman was gesturing that she was about to throw her baby and if somebody could catch her baby. I walked out and saw the tower on fire", he said.

Author: 0 Attorneys general to sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels, sources say

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said they will make a formal statement Monday afternoon. Republican National Committee spokesperson Lindsey Jancek told The New York Times on Monday that the suit is not only "absurd" but also is indicative of "the kind of partisan grandstanding voters across the country have come to despise".

Author: 0 House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

One liberal tweeter said Scalise himself had introduced a bill in Congress to relax gun restrictions. - Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., House Majority Whip and third in leadership. Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and "saw the shooter". Representative Jeff Duncan told how he had encountered the apparent gunman in the auto park who asked him which party's lawmakers were on the field.

Global News Things to know about Virginia park shooting
Author: 0 Things to know about Virginia park shooting

He also reportedly volunteered for Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign in Iowa past year. "I just didn't want her to wake up and learn the news", Flake said . The team of Republican congressman and staff members were practicing for a charity baseball game scheduled for later this week against a Democratic team.

Author: 0 Gunman Opens Fire on GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

The suspect is identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, IL. " He was just walking and shooting ", she said of the man, whom she described as white and wearing a T-shirt and shorts. "In the field, I see Representative Scalise is shot but moving and he's trying to drag himself through the dirt out into the outfield". Once they were able, Sen.

Global News Salman Khan reveals Arbaaz Khan won't be directing Dabangg 3
Author: 0 Salman Khan reveals Arbaaz Khan won't be directing Dabangg 3

Salman Khan who is gearing up for the release of his most-awaited film of the year - " Tubelight ", recently opened up about the dance film in an interview to a tabloid. They just show the people that war will end soon. So, it's basically that whenever there is a war both the sides get hurt. Khan also said that those political leaders who declare wars should be sent to borders to fight.

Global News Ayatollah Khamenei: US behind Middle East insecurity
Author: 0 Ayatollah Khamenei: US behind Middle East insecurity

A total of 17 people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the terrorist attacks. Zarif told the forum that recent Saudi officials' remarks against Iran are a "direct threat and very unsafe provocation". The Iranian boat reportedly came within less than mile of the American ships, before it fired a laser at the helicopter. "I am confident that the review in the United States will bring [American statesmen] to wise decisions, which means keeping something that is working", she ...

Author: 0 Huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block, people injured

Other witnesses spoke of children, including a baby being thrown to safety, from windows high up. More than 200 firefighters have been tackling the inferno which consumed nearly the entire building near White City, west London . Around an hour later the London Fire Brigade also tweeted that the whole building was in flames, starting from the second floor. "I think he might have just had some broken bones and bruises".

Global News Delhi: Hindu Sena hosts celebrations for Donald Trump's 71st birthday
Author: 0 Delhi: Hindu Sena hosts celebrations for Donald Trump's 71st birthday

The group, which calls Trump " saviour of humanity ", had even past year celebrated his birthday and performed a " havan " praying for his win in US Presidential elections. While there is no official word on whether and how Donald Trump will be celebrating his birthday, news agency AFP reported that wife Melania has asked supporters to sign a birthday card the U.S.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

With a single tweet , Trump also castigated Comey as "a leaker " for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a law professor who shared it with a news outlet. During Thursday's hearing , Donald Trump was unusually silent on social media, even as Mr Comey accused his administration of spreading lies. Comey on Thursday told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he was sacked by Trump in May over his handling of alleged Russian meddling in the U.S.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe Hearing

Senators are also expected to ask Sessions why, after recusing himself from the Russian Federation inquiry, he signed a letter last month recommending that President Trump fire Comey. SESSIONS: I did not do so. During the two-and-a-half hour hearing, he engaged in testy exchanges with several senators who pressed him for details on his discussions with Trump - which he refused to provide in the name of confidentiality.

Global News Ryan Blaney gets first career win; holds off Kevin Harvick at Pocono
Author: 0 Ryan Blaney gets first career win; holds off Kevin Harvick at Pocono

Early in final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Pocono Raceway, the Chevrolet of Kyle Larson slipped in the Tunnel Turn and slid sideways, lighting up the tires in a dense cloud of smoke. "If you know me, I've been in this sport for a little bit and I usually let the results speak for itself, but I think today and this weekend and really leading up all this week it's been about this historical side from the African-American side".

Global News US Issues Rare Alert Against North Korean Cyberattacks
Author: 0 US Issues Rare Alert Against North Korean Cyberattacks

North Korea has deployed an army of hackers called "Hidden Cobra" against financial, aerospace, critical infrastructure and media assets within the US and around the world over the past eight years, according to a technical alert issued jointly by Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Author: 0 Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

In the same hearing, Comey detailed his meetings with Trump in more detail, and under oath. "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" The tweet from Trump about Comey claiming total vindication was a milestone for the president in one way: It ended Trump's second-longest tweet drought since he became a presidential candidate, falling just three minutes shy of the all-time mark .

Author: 0 Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks

The leaders of the House Russia investigation, Reps. "Oh, you're gonna be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry", Trump said, whatever that means. Trump dodged questions at a news conference about whether, as he's hinted, the conversations with Comey were taped . Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship.

Author: 0 Suspected Virginia shooter identified as man from IL

For much of the past century, members of Congress have been gathering annually to compete in a bipartisan baseball game for charity. Authorities refused to confirm that identification at a mid-morning press conference. He got emotional when describing a Democratic member, Rep. Tim Ryan, who came up to him Wednesday morning and gave him a hug. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, said Zack Barth, one of his legislative correspondents, was also one of those injured during the shooting.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson Refuses to Give Trump Position on Strengthening Russia Sanctions

The comments by Mr. Tillerson, in testimony before the House Foreign Relations Committee, appeared to mark a departure from longstanding US policy and represents a potential break from other world powers, including Germany and France, who have supported the cease-fire and peace accords reached in Minsk, Belarus, in 2014 and 2015.

Global News AG Sessions:
Author: 0 AG Sessions: "This is a Secret Innuendo Being Leaked Out There"

He added that any assertion that he did not honestly answer the question at the confirmation hearing is "false". While the Justice Department has said Sessions recused himself in March because of his involvement in Trump's campaign, Comey testified that the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of information that would have made it "problematic" for Sessions to be involved.

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