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Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public


The Sessions testimony will live stream on Tuesday from room 219 of the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., starting 2:30 p.m. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, a member of both the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, has said Sessions should answer questions about his January testimony. Read More »

Mexico draw with USA, maintain lead at top of qualifying group

He buzzed around the midfield, switching on and off with Kellyn Acosta and taking turns stepping to the ball and dropping back into the hole. The Americans, having made seven changes from Thursday's victory over Trinidad and Tobago didn't get three points, but the other teams still to visit might not get any. Read More »

Clemson Tigers to head to White House


Redshirt junior defensive end? During the ceremony, Swinney presented the president with two Clemson jerseys - one for Trump and one for his youngest son, Barron. The quarterback was named the game's MVP after completing 36 of 56 passes for 420 yards and three touchdowns while adding 43 yards and another score on the ground. Read More »

US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

At the G7 ministerial talks in Bologna , Trump's main envoy, Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Pruitt , left the talks to return to Washington only a few hours after his arrival. state had its own representative at the Bologna talks. Erik Solheim, head of the UN Environment Programme, said Sunday that the six other G7 countries shared an "absolute determination" to keep climate action on track "whatever happens in the White House". Read More »

Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar

Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to sever diplomatic and transport links with Qatar amounted to an "illegal" blockade that the US should be doing its best to resolve. Read More »

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Is Detained On Day Of Large Protests

Mr Navalny was earlier granted permission to hold a rally at Sakharova Avenue but changed the location - without permission - on the eve of the demonstration to Tverskaya Street, near the Kremlin. Petersburg . Over more than a decade of political organizing, Navalny has repeatedly been in and out of courts as the Kremlin tried to suppress his attempts to set off protests. Read More »

Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

Doha is a major worldwide travel hub, but flagship carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East. "If we're going to lose a dollar, they will lose a dollar also". Macron's office says he has held a series of conversations over the past week with the emir of Qatar, the king of Saudi Arabia, the Turkish president and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi. Read More »

Watch Bette Midler Shut the Tony Awards Exit Music Right Up

Alex Lacamoire poses in the press room with the award for best orchestrations for " Dear Evan Hansen " at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. The married Canadian co-creators of " Come From Away " say their hearts were with the people of Gander, N.L., as the hit homegrown musical was honoured at the Tony Awards. Read More »

Mexico Soccer Fans Boo National Anthem, Slur Goalie

In the 6th minute when Michael Bradley gave the Americans just their third ever lead inside the hallowed grounds of the historic Mexican fortress, a simply superlative chip from forty yards that will forever bring chills to El Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa , the US captain sent his side into a brief state of euphoria. Read More »

May to head minority government with DUP support


May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup. But for now, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says reports of a plot to remove May herself is "tripe". "She has been found out, she should be ashamed", he said. In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party . Read More »

Tehran attacks mastermind killed: Iranian minister

Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected extremists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, officials said . Other members of the public accused Saudi Arabia and Iran's long-time foe, the United States , of backing the attacks. During the funeral, parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called the USA the "international" version of the Islamic State and said Washington had exchanged democracy for money, a reference to a recent arms deal between the ... Read More »

Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city


Bomb blasts rocked the besieged Philippines city of Marawi on Monday as the national flag was hoisted to celebrate Independence Day and the recapture of the city hall. Army Maj. Kari McEwen, a spokeswoman for U.S. Special Operations Pacific, said that since the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the Philippines ended, there have been anywhere between 50 and 100 U.S. Read More »

Brazil court opens session that could topple president


Temer had 24 hours to answer the questions , but his attorneys asked for an extension Tuesday afternoon. Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes, who presides over the electoral court, described the trial that could remove his old friend as "a great learning experience". Read More »

Trump accuses Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

In his testimony to Congress last Thursday, Mr Comey laid bare on Capitol Hill months of distrust of the President , asserting that Mr Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. We don't dismiss leaking documents, but Comey is not a partisan operative. The Senate committee tried to get at what was actually said between Trump and Comey in highly unusual private conversations. Read More »

United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Johnson will meet with his counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates later this week. Macron's office says he has held a series of conversations over the past week with the emir of Qatar, the king of Saudi Arabia, the Turkish president and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi. Read More »

Cuba to Trump: We are ready to deal

A new national survey issued by Morning Consult Company and published today by Engage Cuba coalition showed that only 18 percent of USA citizens reject the reestablishments of the relations with Cuba undertaken by the former leader. Such measures, he said, would go "directly to the jugular of the regime, to the economic power of the military". The Cuba Study Group, which includes Cuban-American business and civic leaders who favor engagement, sent a letter to Trump on Monday saying "we ... Read More »

Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south


Two of those killed were not Iranian, he said, without elaborating. Ali Asghar Gorjizadeh, the commander of IRGC's Ansar-ol-Mahdi Corps, which is responsible for protection of senior Iranian officials, said in a televised interview on Saturday that from the very first moments after the twin terrorist attacks, members of the Ansar-ol-Mahdi Corps took measures to encounter the terrorists. Read More »

Trump Slams "Cowardly" Comey in Latest Twitter Rant

Days after James Comey's blockbuster testimony , both Republicans and Democrats on Sunday called for the White House to release any tapes that may exist of a private conversation between the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and the president . Read More »

Labour's Tom Watson questions Rupert Murdoch 'influence' on Michael Gove's Cabinet return

The cabinet reshuffle follows the shock results of United Kingdom general elections 2017, which saw Conservatives lose their majority status, forcing May to form a minority government. The prime minister's shake-up of her top team comes after Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill - May's joint chief-of-staffs - quit their posts after a cohort of senior Tory MPs urged May to sack the duo or face a leadership contest. Read More »

Puerto Rico votes to become the 51st state

But other parties such as the Popular Democratic Party and the Puerto Rican Independence Party have supported the choice of continuing with the current territory status or of complete independence respectively. Nevertheless, the final say regarding Puerto Rican statehood lies with Congress despite the referendum's outcome. Rosselló's government submitted a revised version of the ballot's language to the Department of Justice, the Post wrote, but the DOJ never wrote back to confirm it had ... Read More »

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy investigative source


A police auto then screeches into shot, with three armed policemen exiting and immediately trying to rescue the man by diverting his attackers' attention towards them. Redouane was 30 and "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan", police said. At any one time there are around 500 active counter-terrorism investigations concerning 3,000 people of interest. Read More »

John Oliver Wants Lord Buckethead to Serve as the UK's Brexit Negotiator


Buckethead, who Oliver says looks like "Darth Vader f-- an Amazon Echo", actually received 249 votes in the election. "Instead of sending a career negotiator, why not send someone, there would be no way they would expect", he launched. Mountains of treaties, regulations, and policies of the U.K.'s exit from the European Union have to be sorted out in two short years-starting in eight days-and the Tories' articulation of their plan has a decidedly Trump-like ring of bluster to it that clearly ... Read More »

Named: Teenage couple who 'brutally executed mother and daughter' aged just 14


But jurors - who heard that the defendants' toxic Bonnie and Clyde-style relationship "led on to" the killings - took two-and-half hours to reject her defence and convict her of murder. 'She deserved it. I am glad she's dead. "One of them, Sir Brian Leveson , said: ".we have no doubt that the lifting of reporting restrictions is in accordance with law, pursues a legitimate aim and is a reasonable and proportionate measure. Read More »

Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon


According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on June 12 in Sacramento have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.74/g in 2016, $3.32/g in 2015, $4.00/g in 2014, $3.87/g in 2013 and $4.02/g in 2012. A motorist fills up at the H-E-B gas station on Clear Lake City Boulevard in Houston a few days after OPEC's decision to cut oil production. By contrast, Champaign Urbana has the cheapest gas, at $2.09 per gallon. Read More »

General election: Queen's Speech delayed as Tories continue DUP talks


Northern Ireland's DUP is known for its socially conservative views. With the support of the DUP's 10 MPs and all of her MPs, the PM would have 326 votes. The Queen's speech for the opening of Parliament may be delayed "for a number of days", Downing Street has suggested. First Secretary of State Damian Green said: "Obviously until we have that we can't agree the final details of the Queen's Speech ". Read More »

Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests


Russian leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny speaks during a break in a hearing in the slander lawsuit filed against him by Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov, in a court in Moscow, Russia. Navalny brought thousands onto the streets across Russian Federation in March, the largest such protests since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2012. Read More »

British PM's top aides quit after election disaster


Mulling all possible factors that may have influenced the vote, including recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London , Ghany said, "There is a lot going on, and a lot to 'unpack.'" A key issue was how the result would affect May's negotiation of Brexit with the EU. Read More »

Russia protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained


Reuters witnesses saw a police auto leaving Navalny's apartment compound at high speed, followed a few minutes later by a minibus carrying around 10 policemen. " I want to protest against corruption and the fact that the authorities are not fighting it", said Alexander, an 18-year-old student brandishing the Russian flag. Read More »

Thousands protest across Russia; opposition leader arrested


Over 200 were detained in Moscow and Saint Petersburg an hour into the protest, according to an NGO that tracks arrests, with Navalny himself picked up by police as he was headed to the event. "We are cancelling the rally on Sakharova (street) and relocating our very peaceful event to Tverskaya (street)", Navalny said. Moscow City Hall labelled the decision a "provocation" while the police warned that "any provocative actions by the protesters will be viewed as threat to public order ... Read More »

British PM warned over risk to Irish peace of government deal


But Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more uncertainty. Instead, the result has sown confusion and division in British ranks, just days before negotiations are due to start on June 19. The SNP has urged Theresa May to put membership of the European Union single market "back on the table" following the Prime Minister's failure to secure a majority government. Read More »

Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

It wasn't until mid-morning Monday that it was announced that the hearing would be public. But intelligence committee members at first were unaware of a planned hearing. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" Trump tweeted on Sunday. "In light of reports regarding Mr Comey's recent is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters", Mr Sessions said. Read More »

Theresa May seals deal to prop up govt, but loses key aides

May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs. The move might offer hope to Conservative lawmakers who have criticised her style of government. If May can get through this vote with the help of the DUP she can continue in government. Read More »