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Author: 0 Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

In the case of President Trump , many will be anxious to see whether Mrs. Trump's daily presence will have a positive influence on Trump's behavior and mood, including his often angry tweet storms. Trump repeatedly urged Comey to "get that fact out" that Trump wasn't personally being investigated. Chuck Schumer , responding to Trump's statement Friday that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the ...

Author: 0 India, Pakistan join Shanghai pact despite bilateral tensions

For his part, Modi thanked Xi for China's support to India in joining the SCO, and said the two countries should respect each other's core interests. They exchanged greetings when they were in the leaders' lounge for the reception at the Astana Opera organised to welcome the leaders participating in the SCO Summit .

Author: 0 London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

A total of 58 people who were in the Grenfell Tower on the night of the fire were missing and presumed to be dead, London police Commander said Saturday. As many as 500 gathered at the building, forcing May to run to her vehicle under police guard as she left the building, with echoes of " coward " being hurled in her direction.

World Media 7 dead in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat in Afghanistan
Author: 0 7 dead in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat in Afghanistan

President Ghani several days ago said that the Taliban are brothers who need to be spoken to. This is not the first attempt by the Afghan government to broker peace. The Taliban denied responsibility. The Taliban have refused to negotiate with the government until all foreign forces leave, and still refer to themselves as a government in exile, angering authorities in Kabul .

Author: 0 President Trump Setting Up to Sack Robert Mueller

If Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein or prods him into recusing himself from the Russian Federation meddling investigation he oversees, the president risks creating chaos at the Justice Department while failing to stop the inquiry. Rosenstein is the only official who could do it because Attorney General Jeff Sessions previously recused himself from the probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential campaign and whether anyone close to Trump colluded with the Russians.

World Media Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters
Author: 0 Dozens killed or wounded in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

At least one Afghan soldier was also wounded in the attack. Sources suggested as many as 140 people were killed in the attack, which was allegedly in response to the deaths of two Taliban officials in the region. Security forces are deployed at the site of suicide attacks and an ongoing clash between Taliban insurgents and government forces in the main police station in eastern Paktia province, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jun 18, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

The new Cuba policy will prohibit transactions with businesses controlled by the Cuban regime, will only allow Americans to travel to Cuba as a part of a tour group, and reiterate the importance of extraditing fugitives, according to senior administration officials who briefed members of the press Thursday.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Team of the tournament

Pakistan put together an incredible performance at the crease and in the field as they upset the odd to destroy rivals India and win the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time . Yuvraj Singh was lbw to leg-spinner Shadab and former captain MS Dhoni , the hero of many an India rescue mission, holed out in the deep. Asked by AFP at the Oval if Amir was fit and would play in Sunday's showpiece clash at the London ground, Arthur replied: "He's fit to play, and he will play".

World Media Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP
Author: 0 Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

The meeting came as Senate Republicans were struggling to build support for their health-care rewrite among conservatives who are concerned that the legislation is drifting too far to the left. "We've got huge problems", said Ms. Capito, whose been outspoken about the prescription painkiller and heroin problem that is devastating the USA, particularly in swaths of Appalachia and New England.

Author: 0 Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

Grass covers the round table where environment ministers sit at the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. "So we're going to keep trying to persuade them", he said recently. Alongside Syria and Nicaragua, the U.S.is now the only nation not participating in the accord.

Author: 0 UK's May confident on power-saving deal

The Conservatives need the DUP's 10 votes to achieve a working majority in parliament but some politicians and commentators have expressed fears that it could undermine the peace settlement that brought an end to three decades of violence in Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

The hill parties - led by the BJP ally GJM - have come together to press for a 100-year-old demand to separate Gorkhaland from the plains of West Bengal , a claim bitterly opposed by Banerjee. Many Darjeeling residents, including the people from the minority community, joined the march, demanding peace to be restored in the hills. The anti-Bengla agitation has now metamorphosed into a separate statehood movement, with GJM going back to its pre-2012 position.

World Media Macron's party set for big parliamentary win
Author: 0 Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Pollsters Kantar Public-onepoint predicted that LREM and its centrist allies would take 400 to 440 of the assembly's 577 seats after next Sunday's second round of run-off votes. Candidates who win a majority in their constituency will be elected on the first round, as long as they have the votes of at least 25 per cent of registered electors.

World Media Macron Party Wins Big, On Track For Massive French Parliamentary Majority
Author: 0 Macron Party Wins Big, On Track For Massive French Parliamentary Majority

The first secretary of the Socialist party, Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, said the record low participation is a sign of "huge democratic fatigue". Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index, said: "The euro is starting to look strong and stable: it has growth, subdued political risk, and a potential wavering European Central Bank on its side".

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan condemns Qatar blockade 'death sentence'

Senegal, Chad and Niger recalled their ambassadors from Doha. Erdogan is scheduled to talk with US President Donald Trump in the coming days about Qatar situation, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday. Turkey's parliament last week approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar in what was seen as a show of support for its embattled ally. Qatar has launched two new shipping services to Omani ports after other Gulf states severed ties with Doha last week, raising ...

World Media Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russia probe

Jay Sekulow , a lawyer who is part of a team hired by Trump to deal with allegations of collusion by his campaign with Moscow, appeared to contradict Trump's statement on Twitter on Friday that he was being investigated for firing his Federal Bureau of Investigation director last month.

World Media Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'
Author: 0 Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Top Republican politician Steve Scalise's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious after he was gunned down at a party baseball practice outside Washington . Scalise suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. "Crystal and David have been family to us for years, and we ask that you continue to pray for their full recovery".

World Media One Year Later, 49 Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting Remembered
Author: 0 One Year Later, 49 Killed In Orlando Nightclub Shooting Remembered

June 12th marks the one year anniversary of the Pulse night club shooting. Guests visit the memorial outside the Pulse Nightclub on the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2017. An officer holds out his hand to stop Maguire. The president's observance of the one-year anniversary comes as break from what could be viewed as a general indifference to LGBTQ issues, considering he has yet to issue a proclamation recognizing June as Pride month.

Author: 0 Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

That man is deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who made the decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. His lawyers say he will cooperate with investigators. Grassley said Comey's dismissal and Comey's testimony on Lynch should be looked at together, noting that Comey "took the opportunity in his testimony to clear his own name by denouncing as false the administration's claims that the FBI rank-and-file had ...

Author: 0 London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

Police say the harrowing search for remains had paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blackened tower but has resumed. Rescue personnel have had difficulty reaching the top floors of the charred, 24-story tower. Those who lost their homes would be rehoused within three weeks, she said. On Friday, she was heckled on a visit to the North Kensington estate, and protesters marching on Friday and Saturday called for her resignation.

World Media Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'
Author: 0 Only three in 10 Israelis consider control of West Bank an 'occupation'

Worldwide law views the West Bank, including East Jerusalem , as "occupied territory". "The past has proven that when we worked together we succeeded, and when we split up, the State of Israel was harmed", Netanyahu said at a special event in the parliament commemorating 50 years since the Six-Day War and the renewal of Jewish settlement in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley, as quoted by parliament's press service.

Author: 0 The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

Jay Sekulow , a lawyer who is part of a team hired by Mr Trump to deal with allegations of collusion by his campaign with Moscow, appeared on Sunday to contradict Mr Trump's statement on Twitter on Friday that he was being investigated for firing his Federal Bureau of Investigation director last month.

World Media Afghan soldier opens fire on U.S. troops, wounds seven
Author: 0 Afghan soldier opens fire on U.S. troops, wounds seven

On June 10, three US soldiers were killed and another was wounded in the Achin district of Nangahar province when an Afghan commando opened fire on them. high AWOL rates, bad morale, laziness (and) repulsive hygiene". Most of the troops will help train or advise Afghan forces, while a smaller number of troops will be dedicated to "counterterror operations against the Taliban and IS", according to the Post .

Author: 0 Teenage Girls Are Taking on Putin in Anti-Kremlin Protests

Russian leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny reacts during a break in a hearing in the slander lawsuit filed against him by Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov, in a court in Moscow , Russia May 30, 2017. "We are cancelling the rally on Sakharov Avenue and moving it to Tverskaya Street", a main thoroughfare to the Kremlin, he said. He said interference had prevented contractors from building a stage at the agreed venue.

World Media Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire
Author: 0 Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

Whole families are said to be among the missing, including Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Zaynab. "What I have done since this incident took place is, first of all, yesterday ensure that the public services had the support they need in order to be able to do the job they were doing in the immediate aftermath".

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