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by | June 11, 2017 | 16:21

But Trump said at the news conference that Comey's testimony proved he had not colluded with the Russians or sought to obstruct the investigation. While a political neophyte, Trump is well versed in media manipulation. . "He's everything that's wrong in Washington ", Lewandowski said. "You watch", Trump said Thursday as Comey was telling senators that the president had pressured him to drop an investigation into an ex-White House aide.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:18

He told Sky News: "It leaves her in an invidious situation now: she's alone, she's friendless, she's basically a hostage to the Conservative Party within Downing Street, waiting until someone knocks on the door and basically says 'OK thank you very much Theresa May, you've done your time , we've now worked out what we want to do with the Conservative Party, we've worked out what we want to do with the leadership and with the Brexit negotiation and the government".

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:13

Qatar is the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, but industry experts say shipowners are seeking clarity on the UAE's ban on Qatari-linked vessels calling at its ports. mediation. "India has time-tested friendly relations with GCC countries". Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has travelled to Europe to seek support.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:04

Iranian authorities on Saturday said they killed the alleged planner behind unprecedented Islamic State-claimed terror attacks this week. Meanwhile, Iran police chief Gen Hossein Ashtari said several people with connections to the attackers were arrested around the capital area.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:04

Gianna Constand is expected to be called as a witness for the prosecution. On Wednesday, Cosby appeared to be listening closely to Constand's testimony, his head turned slightly to the side while Brian McMonagle, his other defense attorney, sat next to him.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:05

The Islamic republic has also opened its airspace to about 100 more Qatari flights a day, after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates banned Qatari planes from their air space. He said 90 tons of vegetables already have been sent. Saudi Arabia has closed its land border crossings to Qatar, which imports almost all of its food.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:00

Seven people were arrested on accusations of "providing support for the terrorist team", according to reports carried Saturday by two online news agencies for Iranian television and the judiciary in Alborz province. The Intelligence Ministry has arrested dozens of people affiliated with Daesh across Iran over the past days. Since U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January, the yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with Trump's latest efforts to isolate Iran ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:58

The Labour leader said the current Tory top team lack the "credibility" to lead following Thursday's general election and compared them to the 1970s Ted Heath government. Beard: Well, because her main opponent, Jeremy Corbyn , very cleverly turned this election campaign into an argument about austerity, too. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro before recovering slightly on news she would form a DUP-backed government.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:50

A total of 11 people remain in British custody following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena where United States star Ariana Grande was performing. Abedi was believed to have been visiting his parents and siblings in Tripoli, Libya, before returning to Manchester four days before carrying out his attack.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:52

Macron's Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, REM) party, which he only founded in April 2016 as a platform for his presidential bid, now needs a commanding majority in the National Assembly for him to implement the reforms he promised on the campaign trail.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:50

The decision will affect more than 11,000 people from the West Asian states of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain alone, according to official figures. Three ships loaded with 350 ton of food were also set to leave an Iranian port for Qatar, the Tasnim news agency quoted a local official as saying.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:41

USA special forces are helping the Philippine military retake the southern city of Marawi from IS-linked militants. As the fighting intensified, the USA embassy in Manila said that USA forces were providing assistance to the Philippine troops, although it declined to give details for security reasons.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:34

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the deaths, saying the attack was carried out by an infiltrator. No one claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Taliban and Haqqani network are active in Paktia and neighboring provinces and often target government officials as well as Afghan security forces in the region.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:18

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have tightened their squeeze on Qatar by putting dozens of figures and charities they link to the country on terrorism blacklists. The state and defence departments have both highlighted that Doha is a key ally of Washington in the region - hosting the largest U.S. airbase in the Middle East.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:12

Speaking at a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Coats reiterated that he had not felt pressured by Trump to interfere, but he said that he would not get into the details of conversations he had with the president.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:10

Katie Perrior, a former aide of the PM, claimed the atmosphere in morning meetings would be "terrible" if Hill and Timothy were present as other officials believed they could not speak freely. "I have no doubt at all that Theresa May will continue to serve and work hard as Prime Minister - and do it brilliantly". Charles Tannock, a Conservative member of the European Parliament, said the DUP was a "hardline, populist, protectionist" party and a "poor fit" as a partner for the Conservatives.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:10

The President last formally took questions on May 18, when he held a bilateral news conference - similar to the one that will happen Friday - with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Comey also said he had to document conversations with the president out of fear Mr. Trump might later lie about the nature of those conversations. When asked about whether he had recordings of his conversations with Mr Comey, which he has previously hinted, the president said he would address it at a later ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:08

German Vettel , who has three wins this season, was just 0.330 seconds behind the Briton and is in a confident frame of mind about his challenge in the race itself. But the Ferraris were still close. Vettel had a mishap on turn two on his final fast lap or he may have had a chance to nip Hamilton for the pole. This race also sees Fernando Alonso get back inside a Formula One vehicle and despite Honda not able to deliver their upgrades, the Spaniard managed to qualify 12 and with free ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:07

Although Comey's testimony might embarrass Trump it provided no solid evidence at all to justify impeaching him, McGovern noted. He testified that he chose to share the memo after seeing the president tweet about the possible existence of tapes of their conversations.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:05

The police and intelligence agencies have tried to prevent complex, high-tech plots - such as those created to bring down commercial flights - but now they are dealing with a rash of less complicated attacks on soft targets, she said. Police believe the belts may have been an attempt to ward off police gunfire. "The belt would have been visible to them and if you are fighting back or aiming a shot at someone wearing the device you would clearly be very aware that you could be caught in an ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:07

The new role is likely to mean a hefty pay rise for Mr Barwell too - as his predecessors, who were joint chiefs of staff, earned an eye-watering £140,000 a year each - only just short of the £149,440 a year the Prime Minister takes home. I look forward to working with him". Barwell originally won the seat in 2010 and was appointed as Housing Minister by Theresa May previous year. He further said that he is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as the chief of staff.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:05

That friend, Columbia Law Professor Daniel Richman, then sent the memos to the New York Times where reporters published a story alleging President Trump asked Comey to drop the FBI's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:02

May sought to frame the campaign around her personal leadership heading into Brexit , but this was undermined by public performances derided as robotic. Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:02

Qatar's neighbors have also given its citizens 14 days to leave and instructed their own nationals to return. Analysts say the current crisis is in part an extension of a 2014 dispute, when Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain temporarily recalled their ambassadors from Doha over Qatari support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:03

Stars have been paying their respects to Adam West all day. Born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928, in Seattle and raised on a wheat ranch in Walla Walla, Washington, West began his career as a disc jockey and television show host.

by | June 11, 2017 | 15:01

After Butt's payment was declined, the trio of terrorists rented the smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before jumping out of the vehicle and going on a stabbing rampage that left eight people dead and nearly 50 injured. "It's shown the best side of the Met really because in recent years, the job has felt quite exhausted and people have felt like they're under strain and to see the response initially when the call came out with everybody rushing to get out and then the response ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:59

He writes that it is "important that I have the opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", which he says is the Senate intelligence committee , "which has been conducting an investigation and has access to relevant, classified, information".

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:56

May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped her Conservative Party of a parliamentary majority. Owen Paterson, a senior Conservative lawmaker, said "let's see how it pans out", when asked about May's future. Steal the policies of Britain's "far right" - the U.K.

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:47

Katie Perrior, May's former director of communications, who quit when the snap election was called, has attacked the prime minister's governing style, and her joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy. "What the country needs more than ever is certainty", she said, justifying why the Conservatives alongside the DUP were the right parties to lead the country.

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:48

In two roughly simultaneous attacks, three gunmen targeted the parliament in downtown Tehran and two others attacked the Imam Khomeini mausoleum in the south of the metropolis, leaving 17 people dead and 56 wounded. Iran says the attackers, who were all killed, had fought for the IS group in Syria and neighbouring Iraq. A five-hour shooting rampage in one office building next to Majlis ended with three attackers shot dead and dozens of casualties.

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:47

Independence Party (UKIP). Theresa May's decision to seek an agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her government risks causing lasting damage to the Northern Irish peace process, politicians have warned. Deputy Leader of the Northern Irish Green Party Clare Bailey echoed those concerns, telling BuzzFeed News: "The resolution of legacy issues should not be compromised by any arrangement between the DUP and Conservatives".

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:42

British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election , dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks with the EU. 'We will defend the interests of the 27 member states, and Britain will defend its own interests'. "I have the feeling, because otherwise they would have given her a better vote".

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:41

The shooter in Saturday's incident was believed to be a member of the Afghan military, the U.S official said. A spokesman for the provincial governor of Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan, confirmed that the incident occurred during an operation in the district of Achin, on the Pakistan border.

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:15

Four of those killed in the attack have been named as Australian Kirsty Boden, Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, James McMullan, from Hackney, and French national Alexandre Pigeard. "He would always bring his kid out into the lobby". Abedi killed 22 people and wounded more than 100 when he detonated a bomb at the crowded Manchester Arena, where USA pop star Ariana Grande had been performing.

by | June 11, 2017 | 14:00

Instead, her election gamble has failed and she and her Conservative party have been weakened, with many on Friday questioning May's future as prime minister. Former Conservative cabinet minister Owen Paterson, asked about her future, said: "Let's see how it pans out". Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K.in which same-sex marriage is illegal.