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Author: 0 Trump says Comey lied, says he will '100%' testify under oath

Asked on Friday if he would be willing to go under oath to give his version of his interactions with Comey , Trump replied, "100 percent". He says nobody would ask a man he hardly knew to pledge loyalty to him. Accordingly, we ask that you provide the Committee copies of all memoranda you received from Mr. Comey by no later than June 9, 2017 . Mr Comey said in his testimony that he leaked his memos of his conversations with the president to a friend after a tweet by the ...

U.S. House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance
Author: 0 House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

Kushner allegedly made the move before Trump became President. White House aides also told the Journal that "for all the media focus on Mr. Kushner's Russian Federation conversations, he still hasn't been contacted by investigators". “Back-channel communications with people are ways to communicate with people, again not in front of the press, as an example, but that information is not necessarily kept secret from the rest of the government, ” Kelly said on NBCs “Meet the Press.”.

U.S. Michelle Carter's lawyers aiming for acquittal Friday, before they call any witnesses
Author: 0 Michelle Carter's lawyers aiming for acquittal Friday, before they call any witnesses

Still, prior cases, the Persampieri conviction chief among them, suggest Carter's remote goading of Roy may have been criminal, legal experts told CNN . They allege she did so because she sought attention from classmates, and wanted to play the role of a grieving girlfriend. Carter's lawyers have said that Roy was a troubled teen who had attempted suicide multiple times.

U.S. How Trump responded to Comey calling him a liar
Author: 0 How Trump responded to Comey calling him a liar

Comey told the Senate that Trump had asked him to pledge his loyalty over the investigation. Yesterday, Mr Comey said, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes " and "Release all the tapes - I'm good with it". The closest comparison, he said, was the appearance 44 years ago of President Richard Nixon's White House counsel John Dean, who, after being fired by Nixon, gave damning testimony in 1973 to the Senate Watergate Committee.

U.S. UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued
Author: 0 UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued

Moscow , meanwhile, dismissed allegations that Russian hackers helped spark the diplomatic crisis, after CNN reported that USA officials believed they had planted a false news story. He dismissed as "fantasy" a Saudi media report that he had met in Baghdad with the head of Iran's Quds Force, controlled by Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards.

Author: 0 NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

Other reports suggest Trump asked both men to deny the existence of any evidence of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. According to some key senators, Coats may reveal more about his interactions with Trump, including when the President reportedly urged the former IN senator to rebut the notion there was any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

U.S. Trump flatly denies Comey accusations, willing to respond under oath
Author: 0 Trump flatly denies Comey accusations, willing to respond under oath

As reported by the New York Times , Trump during a news conference with the visiting Romanian president said that Comey's comments on Thursday in which he implied that the president fired him for pressing forward with the Russian Federation investigation, showed no collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of an investigation.

U.S. Uber culls 20 of its staff after 215 claims of sexual harassment
Author: 0 Uber culls 20 of its staff after 215 claims of sexual harassment

Bloomberg reported some of the details earlier on Tuesday and said that Bobbie Wilson , an attorney at Perkins Coie , gave the assessment to a meeting of Uber's more than 12,000 employees. Uber has not yet publicly released their findings, but the recommendations are expected to be shared next Tuesday at another weekly meeting. Uber may be the most valuable privately held company in the world, but that doesn't mean it's making money.

Author: 0 Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation

Two intelligence chiefs testified Wednesday that they have never felt pressured to take improper actions regarding any intelligence matter, including the investigation regarding Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. ME independent Sen. Angus King was not satisfied. John McCain (R-AZ) seemed to echo the frustration that many of his Senate colleagues had already expressed regarding the intel chiefs' refusal to answer questions.

U.S. Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block James Comey testimony
Author: 0 Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block James Comey testimony

But being anxious about potentially embarrassing testimony is not a sufficient basis to invoke executive privilege. "The claim of executive privilege requires that the communications in question be confidential". The Senate panel is likely to ask Mr Comey about these interactions and the allegation that Mr Trump tried to pressure him into dropping the FBI's inquiry into Mr Flynn, whose ties to both Russian Federation and Turkey are under scrutiny.

U.S. Tiger Woods blames medication for his arrest
Author: 0 Tiger Woods blames medication for his arrest

There was no alcohol in the 41-year-old's system, but his speech was slow and slurred and he did not know how far away from home he was, according to a police affidavit . Woods is due back in court for his DUI citation on July 5, according to CNN . At a press conference at The Memorial Tournament in Ohio , Nicklaus gave his thoughts about the entire situation, and said that Woods "needs our help" through all of this trouble .

U.S. Bounty hunters, fugitive die in shootout at Texas auto dealership
Author: 0 Bounty hunters, fugitive die in shootout at Texas auto dealership

According to a Minnesota bail bond enforcement agency, Hutchinson failed to appear in a Hennepin County court in March, and had a nationwide felony warrant issued for his arrest. Frightening cell phone video showed the moment two bounty hunters engaged in a deadly confrontation with a fugitive. They do have the authority to make arrests but only with written authorization from a bail bondsman.

U.S. Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief
Author: 0 Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

Pelosi went on a Twitter rant Tuesday morning, suggesting that Trump bullied Comey . John McCain and Mitt Romney are actually extremely awesome and deserve our unrepentant worship. "He told me I would", she said. "No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker", Trump said during a Rose Garden news conference. "And if we're going to work together, we have to stipulate to a certain set of facts.'" She continued that Trump told her, "'3 to 5 million people voted illegally.

U.S. Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist
Author: 0 Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

USA TODAY reports that jury selection is now underway and is expected to last for a couple of days. Four months later, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi charged Yanez with second degree manslaughter and unsafe discharge of a firearm. "He's licensed to carry, he was trying to get out his license and wallet, he let the officer know he had a firearm", Reynolds said during the live feed.

U.S. Bus bringing students to mission trip crashes near Atlanta, 1 killed
Author: 0 Bus bringing students to mission trip crashes near Atlanta, 1 killed

Nine of them were taken to the hospital for treatment. Slay says some of the injuries are critical. A bus belonging to the Baptist Church from Alabama , got in a auto accident on the way to the airport. The girl who died was not a student in the district, he said. Several others were injured. Her mother said that Sarah had been writing her final paragraphs for the journal on the bus before that accident happened.

Author: 0 Anti-Islamic law rally, counter-protest face off angrily in Manhattan

Though the protesters said they gathered to fight Sharia law, numerous insults they hurled at counter-protesters had to do with LGBTQ issues. Hundreds of counter-protesters marched through Seattle on Saturday to confront a few dozen people claiming Shariah is incompatible with Western freedoms.

Author: 0 Paris Accord: President Trump right to pull USA out of agreement

The results of the poll were mostly along party lines as 82 percent of Democrats opposed the decision compared to 25 percent of Republicans. Given that worldwide climate negotiations are notoriously hard, that can only be evidence of two things: either the Paris agreement was a truly monumental agreement in which the entire world came together to respond effectively to a global problem or it was so toothless that nobody bothered to object.

Author: 0 UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Labour won 262 seats in the General Election , up from the 232 secured by Ed Miliband in 2015, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament with 318 seats. May called the early election in April, when opinion polls suggested she was set for a sweeping win. Absolutely. Theresa May has been to the Palace.

Author: 0 Sessions to testify in response to Comey

Sessions said he learned members of those subcommittees planned to ask him questions about the investigation into Russian election meddling, and decided the Senate Intelligence Committee was a more appropriate venue to field those questions.

Author: 0 Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

Dusterhoft said Yanez essentially seemed to dance around what he saw Castile reaching for that night, often choosing phrases in statements to authorities such as "it appeared", "it looked like" and "I thought it was" to describe what he saw.

U.S. Louisville tops Kentucky 5-2 in NCAA super regional opener
Author: 0 Louisville tops Kentucky 5-2 in NCAA super regional opener

The seventh-seeded Cardinals set a school record with their 52nd win, breaking the record by the 2013 team, and will come to Omaha for the fourth time in 11 years. Leading 1-0 in the bottom of the second, Louisville got a new all-time strikeout leader in McKay with his first K of the afternoon. This story corrects previous version to state there was one out instead of two on ninth-inning catch.

U.S. Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House
Author: 0 Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

Former FBI Director James Comey is expected to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee this week, during which he will inevitably be questioned about any links Trump associates may have had with the Russian government. Comey's exit came amid the FBI's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, including possible collusion between Russia and Trump's election campaign.

U.S. Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river
Author: 0 Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

Police and the security agencies are facing questions about whether they missed chances to thwart the attack . Armed police responded and within eight minutes had shot dead all three attackers . The ISIS has claimed responsibility for the latest terror attacks, which rattled London . Police confirmed that he was known to them and to MI5, the British intelligence service, but said they did not have evidence of a terrorist plot.

U.S. US Open test includes the space between the ears
Author: 0 US Open test includes the space between the ears

I happen to like the U.S. Open the way it is. "When you start changing around your setup, you're changing what you're asking a player to do", he added. Open setups starting with Winged Foot in 2006, says while the nature of the shots might be different depending on the golf course, the overall is exam is strong.

U.S. Trump commits to NATO's Article 5
Author: 0 Trump commits to NATO's Article 5

The Rose Garden press conference was the first time since last month that Trump formally took questions from reporters. The noncommittal response leaves the door open to White House tapes, something that legal experts say would fall within the purview of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's 2016 election meddling and the Trump campaign's potential role.

Author: 0 Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

KFC spokeswoman Jules Pars said Wednesday that Butt worked there in 2015. Zaghba's Italian citizenship prevented such an expulsion, Italian daily Repubblica reported. Butt had been warned by police on two occasions - once for fraud in 2008 and once in 2010 for assault. Much of the area, which had been closed since the attack occurred last Saturday, has now reopened, according to police.

U.S. Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey for leaked memos
Author: 0 Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey for leaked memos

As Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, "I was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting". "No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker", said President Trump . At the same time , Trump reiterated statements made this morning in his Twitter account that the testimony provided yesterday by Comey in the Senate showed that there was no obstruction of justice or collusion between his team and Russian Federation in the 2016 elections.

U.S. White House looking for healthcare vote this summer
Author: 0 White House looking for healthcare vote this summer

The president's chief lawyer now in charge of the case is Marc E. Kasowitz, a tough NY civil litigator who for years has aggressively represented Trump in multiple business and public relations disputes - often with threats of countersuits and menacing public statements - but who has little experience dealing with complex congressional and Justice Department investigations that are inevitably influenced by media coverage and public opinion.