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Author: 0 Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros

Andy Murray will measure himself against one of the best of the next generation in the fourth round of the French Open . Former US Open champion Del Potro, whose ranking has slid after injuries, posed an unusually severe test for the third round and he began strongly.

Author: 0 Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

The test, reportedly overseen by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , marked the latest escalation following a series of weapon trials in recent months that have steadily ratcheted up tensions in the region. North Korea did not participate in the 1988 Seoul Olympics but South Korean officials hope they will send a team to next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

Author: 0 Sessions denies existence of Russian hacking intel reports he never read

That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the US last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Sessions denied the Mayflower meeting took place. But many Democrats have accused Sessions of misleading the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing.

World Media Attorney General Sessions to face US Senate panel in public
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions to face US Senate panel in public

Sessions is scheduled to testify from 2:30 p.m. (1830GMT) on Tuesday. Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the committee to address matters that Comey brought up last week in testimony to the same panel. Sessions has called those allegations "false charges", said they were hurtful and has tried to move past them. "That'll come up", he said on Fox. He instead advocated for broad presidential powers to curtail immigration, an issue that drew him to candidate ...

Author: 0 Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday she fears prosecutors will try to make an example of her daughter to show that they're not "going to tolerate leakers". And there was a notation in one notebook, Solari said in which victor purportedly wrote, "I want to burn the White House down". Victor worked for a USA government contractor in Augusta.

Author: 0 US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Sessions wrote, "In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum". Sessions said he would send Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to the appropriations subcommittees in his stead to discuss budget matters. He is expected to answer accusations from former FBI Director James Comey , who testified before the committee on Thursday.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood

Ricardo Rossello said Sunday that the island has sent a strong and clear message to U.S. Congress and the world. Puerto Rico's governor said the territory will now put its " Tennessee plan " into action, meaning it will choose two senators and five representatives to go to Washington, D.C., to request statehood.

Author: 0 Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

The nominee to lead the Unification Ministry, Cho Myoung-gyon, has deep understanding of the new administration's North Korea policy and the issues facing the two Koreas, the presidential office said . In what Seoul is describing as a "defection", the soldier of the Korean People's Army (KPA) crossed the border and arrived at a South Korean army guard post in the "central forward area".

Author: 0 North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

Now three other American citizens are being held in North Korea , Kim Sang-duk, Kim Dong-chul and Kim Hak-song, the BBC reports. After a short trial on 16 March, Mr Warmbier was given a 15-year prison sentence for crimes against the state.

World Media Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'
Author: 0 Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

Pollsters, who universally got it wrong at the last election in 2015, showed support for May and the Conservatives falling after she was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges to make elderly people pay more for their social care, which opponents dubbed a "dementia tax".

World Media Oasis song tribute planned ahead of France-England friendly
Author: 0 Oasis song tribute planned ahead of France-England friendly

The match provides both Southgate and Didier Deschamps the chance to test a few players as they build their respective squads up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. I'm not in a rush to make that decision. "I go back to the concession of free-kicks being the starting point". "We've had a couple of players that aren't with us for this camp", said the manager .

World Media Watch Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Watch Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, an intelligence committee member, said senators were still deciding whether Sessions would be asked to testify in a classified briefing after the public hearing. But his former Democratic colleagues pressed him repeatedly on his contacts with Russian Federation and his role in the dismissal of Comey - who led the FBI's probe on Russian Federation until he was ousted.

Author: 0 Trump won't say if tapes exist; would testify under oath about Comey

Meanwhile, a congressional panel asked for any tapes of their conversations. Mr Comey has said that the memos he wrote were unclassified. Trump wrote at 6:10 a.m. Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to lay off Flynn, the president responded: " I didn't say that ". "Who would do that?" "I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance".

Author: 0 Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

He has been roundly criticized for visiting during a time of high tensions between the US and North Korea over its weapons programs. Speaking at the airport on Tuesday, Mr Rodman said: "I am pretty much sure that he [Trump] is happy with the fact that I am over here trying to accomplish something that we both need ".

Author: 0 Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf 'blockade'

He said Pakistan has good relations with Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Gulf countries and it should play a positive role to end the current standoff developing in the region. Earlier, upon arrival in Saudi Arabia, the prime minister was received by Governor of Makkah Prince Khalid bin Fysal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. Sharif's office issued a statement on Tuesday, following his return from Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

Sessions will be testifying under oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee , the same body that questioned fired FBI Director James Comey last week . Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation on March 2, two weeks after Comey's Oval Office one-on-one with Trump. The U.S.

World Media McCain Slams Pentagon for Afghan Policy Delay
Author: 0 McCain Slams Pentagon for Afghan Policy Delay

Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, discussing how the Pentagon's budget will be used to address a myriad of issues, from troop use in Afghanistan and Syria to media reports of cyber threats from Russian Federation .

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Makes Trip Back to North Korea

Rodman's trip has sparked speculation that he may be traveling to free some or all of the four American citizens now being held by North Korea, perhaps as a first and important step toward lessening tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn says Labour in 'permanent campaign mode'

The Labour leader said he would continue to campaign in marginal seats across the United Kingdom while opposing Theresa May's government in Westminster. Mr Corbyn is set to visit 65 Tory-held marginal seats over the coming months in a sign that he is maintaining the pace of his campaigning in the expectation that the Government will fall.

Author: 0 Hawaii First To Pass Laws Committing To Paris Accord Goals

Jackson said Cleveland will continue its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. "The measure adopted relevant sections of the Paris Agreement as state law, which gives us legal basis to continue adaptation and mitigation strategies for Hawaii despite the federal government's withdrawal from the treaty", state Sen.

World Media Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'
Author: 0 Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'

The lack of electricity also impacts on water desalination plants, which provide drinking water. Despite Israel's disengagement from Gaza in 2005, Gaza still receives almost all its electricity from the Israeli grid, paid for by the Palestinian Authority, which controls the West Bank .

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

Moon said soccer is South Koreans' most favorite sport and that he personally believes it is one of the most equal and democratic sports. The drone is similar to an unmanned aerial vehicle that had crashed on a remote South Korean island in March 2014, but it also included a "twin engine", Seoul military said.

Author: 0 Startling revelation by Wonder Woman actress will certainly impress you

As Robert Downey Jr. will forever be Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel universe, Gadot should respectively receive the same kind of honor for her depiction of Wonder Woman for this generation. " She's Wonder Woman . She's got to come to America". But the question is, will Patty Jenkins return for the sequel? She recruits the charming sidekick and love interest Steve Trevor ( Chris Pine ), along with the rest of her plucky friends.

World Media U.S. envoy to Qatar to step down in midst of crisis
Author: 0 U.S. envoy to Qatar to step down in midst of crisis

There has been no breakthrough in Kuwaiti efforts to mediate in the crisis, but a US official in the region said Kuwait was continuing with what is seen as a "slow, painstaking, deliberate" process focused inside the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI Director James Comey Visits Hometown, Dad

That tweet has prompted repeated demands from the congressional committees investigating any possible collusion between Trump's team and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign, and the process by which he fired Comey, for him to hand over any tapes that exist.

World Media Fmr Intercept Reporter Pleads Guilty to Jewish Center Bomb Threats
Author: 0 Fmr Intercept Reporter Pleads Guilty to Jewish Center Bomb Threats

As he admitted today in pleading guilty, Thompson made these threats as part of a cruel campaign to cyberstalk a victim with whom he previously had a relationship. Thompson made some threats in his own name and then accused his ex-girlfriend of framing him, and made other threats posing as her, prosecutors said.

Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

The unpredictability of electorates appears to becoming the new norm and right on cue the UK Electorate delivered an unexpected and harsh rebuff to Prime Minister Theresa May's quest for an increased Parliamentary majority. But that is where the unanimity ends. Instead, the result has sown confusion and division in British ranks, just days before negotiations are due to start on June 19.

Author: 0 Britons have become obsessed with becoming German

Brexit Secretary David Davis said British Prime Minister Theresa May was not sobbing over last week's failed election gamble when he met her after the vote, Davis said on Monday. The number of Brits taking German citizenship soared a year ago, according to new statistics . At 16,290, Turkish citizens remained the largest group seeking a Germany passport, although applications dropped by almost 17 percent.

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