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Author: 0 Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

Sessions confirmed that he had left Comey on his own with Trump in the Oval Office alone on February 14, though declined to say whether he was ordered to do so by the President citing the need to keep his conversations with him private. Following the hearing, a White House spokeswoman said Trump "has no intention" of dismissing Mueller. Congressional GOP leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., both expressed faith in ...

World Media Jim Mattis: Obama's Actions in Afghanistan 'Emboldened' Taliban
Author: 0 Jim Mattis: Obama's Actions in Afghanistan 'Emboldened' Taliban

The secretary spoke about this delegation in his opening statement during a budget hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee this morning. "I don't have anything I can comment on that right now". "Our primary national interest and the worldwide interest in Afghanistan is ensuring it does not become an ungoverned space from which attacks can be launched against the United States , other nations or the Afghan people", he said.

Author: 0 British PM May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday

After House Speaker John Bercow was re-elected without challenge, a chastened May quipped: "At least someone got a landslide". A failure to gain support from the Northern Irish party would risk the Queen's Speech being voted down next week, and Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour will be pushing hard for that outcome.

World Media Steve Scalise, Republican congressman, shot at Virginia ballpark
Author: 0 Steve Scalise, Republican congressman, shot at Virginia ballpark

His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. The White House said Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were both notified of the shooting in Alexandria. Lawmakers took cover in the dugout. The FBI is leading the investigation, but said it was too early to know if the attack is terror related. Brooks added that he used his belt as a tourniquet to help one of the victims.

Author: 0 Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing

Sessions is expected to face sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in FBI Director James Comey's firing, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to step aside from the investigation involving Moscow and the Trump campaign.

World Media Trump pushes back on claims that travel ban soon to expire
Author: 0 Trump pushes back on claims that travel ban soon to expire

Supreme Court has given the administration more time to present its case for reinstating President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries. On Monday, the United States Court Of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit treated them as such in rendering its opinion in Hawaii v. Trump . The legal practitioners commented that Trump's remarks on Twitter could make it hard for his legal team to support the travel ban.

World Media Selena Gomez Plays a Whole Family in Her 'Bad Liar' Video
Author: 0 Selena Gomez Plays a Whole Family in Her 'Bad Liar' Video

Meanwhile, Gomez is being kept busy by the ongoing production for "Hotel Transylvania 3", where she is giving life to the character of Mavis. A new era of Gomez has dawned, and she's blessed us with an accompanying music video that signals her artistic and aesthetic growth.

Author: 0 Kurdish-led SDF begins Raqqa battle against IS

The SDF have spent months cornering Daesh in the city. Located in the southeastern country-side of Aleppo, capturing Maskanah is the latest in a string of successful operations the army and its allies to end the presence of IS in Aleppo.

Author: 0 CNN's Kirsten Powers Confronts Jason Miller For Calling Kamala Harris 'Hysterical'

So her rapid-fire shots aimed at Sessions may not be a surprise for someone with a background that involved questioning witnesses.She has made her name in high-profile state positions, serving as the district attorney in San Francisco and also as state attorney general.She's been vocal about her criticism of Trump and denounced his agenda during a march in Washington a day after his inauguration.

Author: 0 Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

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". May had called a snap election in order to capitalize on disarray within the opposition Labour Party and gain a greater working majority in the House of Commons than she inherited from David Cameron.

Author: 0 Angela Rayner stays as shadow education secretary in Labour reshuffle

Mr Lavery will now chair the Labour Party while Mr Gwynne has been named shadow communities secretary. Labour have appointed one of their newly-elected MPs to be the party's shadow Scottish Secretary. "I look forward to working with the strengthened shadow cabinet as we prepare a government in waiting to carry out our manifesto for the many not the few", Mr Corbyn said.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US and declared it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russian Federation and the election campaign that sent Donald Trump to the White House.

World Media DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May
Author: 0 DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

John Major said he had serious doubts about a proposed tie-up the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), which is traditionally associated with the Protestant side of the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland . "I got us into this mess, and I'm going to get us out", May told Conservatives MPs during the meeting in Westminster. On Monday Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said formal talks on Britain's exit from the European Union may not begin on June 19 as it was the same date the ...

Author: 0 Freshman football player dies after morning workout

With respect to the weather on Tuesday, Fackler says the conditions are on the minds of every high school and college coach across the state. Tuesday was the second day of workouts. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office will perform the autopsy. "The post-mortem is just one piece of the puzzle", DePerro said, adding that medical staff at the hospital worked to revive Heintz for two hours "without success".

Author: 0 President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

Comey said Sessions did not respond, but Sessions testified that he did respond to the request. However, Sessions refused to say whether he ever spoke with Trump about firing Comey. Kislyak during his confirmation hearing because he was rattled by a question from Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-South Carolina, whether a history of political donations would prohibit someone from being involved in the investigation.

World Media Markets show little reaction to rate increase
Author: 0 Markets show little reaction to rate increase

The FOMC said in its statement that it "expects that economic conditions will evolve in a manner that will warrant gradual increases in the federal funds rate". The kiwi didn't move much after data from the Real Estate Institute showed the national median house price increased to $540,000 in May from $506,100 in May previous year but was unchanged from April.

Author: 0 Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

As Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, noted in Tuesday's hearing, in July and again in October - following Comey's initial announcement that Hillary Clinton had been "extremely careless" in her handling of her private email server and his decision to re-open the case in October - Sessions praised the then Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Author: 0 Global Geo-political Series: Erdogan steps up criticism of Qatar blockade

Cavusoglu will also visit Saudi Arabia following his visit to Qatar. Turkey also is eager to maintain workable relations with Iran , Saudi Arabia's foe with whom Doha's critics say Qatar maintained excessively close ties. The current crisis in the Gulf is said to be the gravest that the Gulf Cooperation Council has faced in its almost four decades of existence, although Qatar's relations with Saudi and some other Arab neighbours have not always been good.

World Media Tim Farron quits as Lib Dem leader over Christian faith
Author: 0 Tim Farron quits as Lib Dem leader over Christian faith

In a statement on Wednesday, Farron said the time had come for a deputy leader, given the party had elected a number of new women MPs when only men were elected in 2015. His resignation means that he follows Ukip's Paul Nuttall as the second party leader to resign in the wake of the election result. There are Christians in politics who take the view they should impose the tenets of their faith on society, but I have not taken that approach because I disagree with it.

Author: 0 Muslims waiting for sehri save lives of London tower residents

London's Metropolitan Police said a number of people were being treated for a range of injuries, but did not provide more specifics. He said a "major incident" had been declared. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze, but angry residents said they had warned local authorities about fire issues at Grenfell Tower.

Author: 0 30 injured after huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block

The London Fire Brigade said 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters were called to the scene and Assistant Fire Commissioner Dan Daly said it was a large and very serious incident. "There's people, like, throwing their kids out: 'Just save my children, just save my children!'", she said. I've lived here my entire life and these kind of things have never, ever happened.

Author: 0 Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstruct investigation

His right hand raised before the Senate intelligence committee , U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stood to face a flurry of camera clicks and swore to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but. Wyden asked Sessions what problematic issues existed. The claim went undisputed until Tuesday night when White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Trump "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to".

Author: 0 Hometown pleased that USA student Otto Warmbier has returned from North Korea

Warmbier was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor in North Korea . Department of State spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Rodman had nothing to do with Warmbier's release. Yun arrived in Pyongyang early Monday with two American physicians. He was evacuated on Tuesday. It also said that what happened to Warmbier is the result of " North Korea's odious practice of seizing Americans to use as political pawns".

Author: 0 US Student Detained In North Korea Is Released As Dennis Rodman Visits

The witness also said North Korea authorities did not use force against him, but were tough. At that point, Fifield said, President Trump got involved. North Korean authorities said they had security footage of him trying to steal a banner containing a political slogan that was hanging from the walls of his Pyongyang hotel.

Author: 0 UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

But acknowledging the election result that has left her party and her parliament feeling anything but unified she joked, in reaction to Speaker John Bercow's unanimous re-election to his post, that "at least somebody got a landslide". The speech was scheduled to take place on June 19, but the spokesman said an update would be issued on that subject, without commenting on whether it might be delayed.

Author: 0 Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling

Spicer, however, defended the order saying the ban was needed to protect Americans from terrorism. In a statement yesterday, US Attorney General Sessions said Trump's executive order was lawful and that the court rulings have had a "chilling effect" on security operations.

Author: 0 Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback

In a night that threatened to redraw the political landscape once again, the UK Independence Party (UKIP), which won 12.5 percent of the vote two years ago and was a driving force behind the Brexit vote, was all but wiped out, hovering around two percent.

Author: 0 Julie Bishop Confirms Two Australians Killed In London Terror Attack

A heroic nurse who ran toward the carnage of the London Bridge terror attack to help has been named as one of those who died. Who are the victims of the London Bridge attacks? She added: "Our thoughts at this time are with her family, her loved ones and our staff who have lost a dear friend and colleague".

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