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by | June 14, 2017 | 04:19

Former FBI Director James Comey raised additional questions at a hearing on Thursday, saying that the FBI expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he actually did. It was not immediately clear if those matters are what will be discussed with the Attorney General on Tuesday. Pressure mounted at the start of the week following reports that Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbating his Russian Federation problems by ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:20

He said he can also be interviewed by the special counsel who investigates Trump associates' ties to Russia, Robert Mueller . Marc Kasowitz, Trump's private lawyer, is reportedly planning to file a complaint with the Justice Department inspector-general, according to a person close to the POTUS' legal team.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:18

Wambier's release coincides with a visit to North Korea by former basketball star Dennis Rodman, although the State Department made no connection between the two events. North Korea is expecting another visit by Rodman on Tuesday in what would be his firs. Rodman has met Kim on some but not all of his previous trips.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:18

Qatar's neighbors cut ties with the country over accusations that it sponsors Islamic extremism, which Qatar denies. Hours after his secretary of state urged Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade imposed on Qatar, Trump on Friday called on the Gulf state to stop funding groups that commit terrorism.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:13

Sessions recused himself in March from the ongoing investigation into purported collusion between US President Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government. Senate Democrats have raised the possibility that Sessions and Kislyak could have met there, though Justice Department officials say there were no private encounters or side meetings.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:10

President Donald Trump is considering whether to send more troops to Afghanistan . That includes $574 billion for the Pentagon "base budget" and almost $65 billion for overseas operations. Trump's budget is going nowhere without some compromise over domestic programs and taxes. The White House budget proposes eliminating the defense spending cap, calling it an "indiscriminate neglect of the last administration".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:09

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Dennis Rodman , the former National Basketball Association bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , flew to Pyongyang on Tuesday on a trip he says he hopes will "open a door" for his former " Celebrity Apprentice " boss - U.S.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:11

MPs will shortly decide whether or not Mr Bercow should remain as Speaker for the Commons, a role he first took up in 2009. Labour are expected to put forward a Queen's Speech to Parliament and ask the SNP and other minor parties to back it, in the hope of toppling Theresa May .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:07

Should the Israeli decision be implemented, the situation in Gaza will deteriorate even further, making the area virtually unlivable. "Those who will bear the consequences of this decision are the Israeli enemy, who is besieging the Gaza Strip, and Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas , " he said .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:08

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in nominated Cho Myoung-gyon, former director general for Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation, as the unification minister and You Young-min, software expert, as the minister for Science, ICT, and Future Planning.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:04

With Jenkins now a proven commodity, she could potentially demand a much higher payday to come back for another film. Ruh-roh! THR goes on to explain that Warner Bros . On top of its already strong box office performance, Wonder Woman is also a great movie. This is pretty interesting when you consider that there are only three directors who have released DCEU movies: Zack Snyder , David Ayer, and Patty Jenkins .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:06

In an interim report that Trump ordered to review Antiquities Act designations since 1996, Zinke said the 1.3 million acres set aside for the monument before Obama left office a year ago needs to be "right-sized". The Associated Press reported Monday morning that the 45-day interim report to the president would urge delaying a final recommendation on taking any action.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:04

The next day, Lee and Ling were pardoned and released . That would be grounds in North Korea for a subversion charge. And then, he begged the North Koreans to forgive him. The timing of Warmbier's release suggests it was coordinated through back channels, as Rodman has only just arrived in North Korea, and such a deal would take a long time to arrange.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:04

In a news conference held at the Qatari Embassy in Paris, Sheikh Mohammed said: "Whatever is related to the collective security of the Gulf countries, Qatar is ready to negotiate ... The minister, Adel al-Jubeir, defended the Arab powers' move against Qatar as a boycott, not a blockade, adding: "We have allowed the movement of families between the two countries.so that we don't divide families".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:03

He asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate pointed to collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice. Comey himself said he had deflected Trump "in kind of a cowardly way" on a March 30 phone call by not telling him forthrightly he wouldn't say publicly, as Trump wanted him do, that he wasn't under investigation.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:58

The threats led to evacuations and sent a chill through local Jewish communities. Thompson also made further claims on email and social media, including a fake Twitter account, claiming the woman was behind the bomb threats. The email's reference to "Jewish newtown " appeared to be in regards to the December 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that resulted in 26 deaths.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:01

North Korea says it has moved closer to test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile with the potential of hitting the US mainland. "The DPRK is about 10,400 km far away from NY". Any flare-up in the long-running dispute over "comfort women" could complicate efforts by Seoul , Tokyo and their ally Washington to cope with North Korea , which has been ramping up weapons tests since previous year in defiance of global sanctions.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:00

The rise is likely to be far greater this year as it takes several months to obtain a German passport . "This is the highest ever level of registered British citizens". The second largest group was from Poland, with 6,632. Among nationals of Europe's biggest economies, only Italians - 3,597 of them - surpassed Britons in pursuing German citizenship, according to the latest statistics.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:00

The package also would require a congressional review if a president attempts to ease or end current penalties. The agreement imposes new sanctions including "malicious cyber activity" on behalf of Moscow , individuals supplying weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad's government or individuals tied to Russia's intelligence and defense sectors.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:55

The agency made the disclosure in response to a freedom of information request by The Wall Street Journal . Pressed on the issue, Trump said: "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future ". Russian Federation has denied interfering in the US election. Senator Jack Reed said that "there's a real question of the propriety" regarding Sessions's involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:55

It also said the Republic of Ireland needs to change its laws on abortion to prevent similar violations of the rights of women. "We know from our services of women forced to continue pregnancies against their wishes, and increasing numbers of women are accessing the abortion pill online without proper medical supervision".

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:49

The three countries along with Bahrain cut ties to Qatar last week and have moved to block air, land and sea routes to the energy-rich Gulf nation. Some of those countries, as well as nations in Asia and Europe, rely on supplies from Qatar, the world's largest exporter of liquid natural gas.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:49

The incident took place at the headquarters of the 77th Battalion of the BSF at Ferozepur yesterday. The video reportedly played for about 5-6 seconds. "But because a government laptop was used, court of inquiry has been ordered". In a statement, the BSF said it is investigating the incident to find out where the lapse was and the officer responsible for it.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:46

Speaking Friday, leader Arlene Foster said her party would enter into discussions with the Prime Minister to "bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". This will test the cross-party support for her pre-election pledges. The election result means businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:46

And then the deal with the DUP of Ireland. Instead of accepting defeat, however, May claims that she will continue to push for Brexit negotiations . 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 13, 2017 | 13:46

The fact that you get to fly around like Iron Man is also a bonus in my book. We have seen quite a bit of this game already but I think this has been the best showing by far. You'll also be able to get in on some aerial action with a range of insane planes on offer, carving your jet streams through a variety of locales. A game that Ubisoft nearly managed to keep secret before they announced it was Far Cry 5 .

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:45

Putin said it is "important" to unite efforts of the global community for "effectively" combatting the "evil". He also favoured early completion of the China-India-Bangladesh-Myanmar connectivity project in order to boost trade between the four countries.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:41

The Foreign Office had denied knowledge of any such visit and has also recently denied foreign media reports of 20,000 Pakistani troops being deployed in Qatar. Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has a launched as three times weekly service linking with the Port of Sohar, Oman under Milaha's DMJ service in a bid to beat the disruption to imports and exports following a ban by a number of neighbouring countries.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:38

District Court charges 25-year-old Reality Winner with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defense information. The criminal complaint against victor did not link the charges with the story, but a senior federal official confirmed to NBC News that victor is the accused leaker of the document published by The Intercept .

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:32

Nebraska will see the strongest storms and the most rain. This will send a weakening front southeast prolonging the chance for storms and showers through the end of the work-week. After the clouds clear away, sunshine will drive temperatures into the low 90s with a southwest breeze gusting to 20-30 miles per hour. A Bermuda high and the jet stream, which is a narrow band of fast moving air currents high up in the atmosphere that helps control our weather back down here on Earth will be above ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:33

Oliver showed a clip earlier in the segment from when Comey told the committee why he was concerned about meeting with Trump - and why he took notes on the meetings. There's nothing among them that describes the sort of conversation that Trump had with Comey about Flynn and loyalty. But even he appears to be hinting that it's all a charade.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:30

Quite a few of the reviews out so far have given it a positive rating , including Nerd Much's Schuyler Houtsma who gave it an 8. This isn't just the best DC Films Universe movie, it may very well be the best DC Comics adaptation to date.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:27

That put them ahead of Labour and closed the gap to the SNP - who had a bad night, losing 21 seats including their Westminster leader Angus Robertson and former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond . On a second independence referendum, new Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West Christine Jardine said the SNP had to "make it absolutely clear that it's off the table".

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:25

Labour performed above all expectations at the ballot box, winning 262 seats. Meawhile, Corbyn said the early results showed May had lost her mandate and called for her to resign. Others predicted she would soon be gone. Donald Tusk , the president of the European Council, said today, look we don't actually know when they're going to start because of the unrest over in the United Kingdom, but we know when they're going end.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:18

The Taliban already control or contest more than half of Afghanistan's populated areas, according to US estimates, making it harder for the U.S.to extract itself from its longest-ever war. Earlier this year, a top United States commander warned of a "stalemate" in the fight against the Taliban unless more foreign troops were committed.