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Lawyer says Assange 'is happy today'

The Metropolitan police in London said Assange would also face immediate arrest for breaching his bail conditions; a warrant was issued when he failed to attend a magistrates court after entering the embassy, according to the Guardian . At the point when a prosecutor has exhausted the possibilities to continue the investigation, the prosecutor is obliged to discontinue the investigation. Read More »

Spurs see off Man U in White Hart Lane finale

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Squawka went on in praise of the 25 year-old saying: "The Kenyan has been an absolute revelation for Spurs after signing from Southampton last summer and after a slow but steady start to his Spurs career, he has become a hugely important and influential member of the team". Read More »

What Trump says Comey told him about being cleared

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According to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday, a majority of Americans, including a growing number of Republicans, want to see an "independent investigation" to sort out any connections between Russian Federation and Trump during the 2016 election campaign. Read More »

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange

Long added: "This has gone on long enough". British police say he is still wanted for jumping bail in 2012. She said prosecutors had been unable to make a full assessment of the case and were not making a finding on whether Assange was guilty of the allegations. Read More »

Reliable journo confirms Ryan Sessegnon is Liverpool's top left-back target

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The two other targets that Klopp has in mind are Red Bull Leipzig forward Timo Werner and midfielder Naby Keita, with a number of player departures also planned for the summer. With the summer transfer window fast approaching, Jurgen Klopp is reportedly remains interested one of the Championship's brightest prospects. As such, it looks like the German manager is looking to expand the size of his squad to deal with the rigours of such a hectic season. Read More »

Trump Denies Pressuring Comey to End Flynn Probe

Trump blasted that decision, echoing his Thursday morning tweets and comments he made over lunch with network news anchors that the Russian Federation investigation is a "witch hunt" that "divides the country". On Wednesday, a special counsel was appointed by the Department of Justice to oversee the investigation. The men were memorably cast - mostly via Comey's 2007 testimony - as honorable men standing against government overreach when they talked former President George W. Read More »

NBC Hopes Special Counsel Subpoenas Trump Tax Returns

His appointment raises the stakes dramatically on the long-simmering allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election and had connections with members of the Trump campaign. "I didn't hear anything classified" during the briefing, Graham said. "There are two committees that are now doing that". Sanders also suggested that a Russian Federation probe is not something "that the American people care about". Read More »

Senator: Trump Russia investigation appears to be criminal investigation

However, fellow Republicans expressed hopes the move would restore some calm to a capital plunged into chaos. The White House counsel was notified after the special counsel order was signed and soon before it was publicly announced . Tim Scott, R-S.C. "I do think that the special prosecutor provides a sense of calm and confidence perhaps for the American people, which is incredibly important". Read More »

Sean Spicer No Longer Expected to Give Daily Briefings After Foreign Trip

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The Hill said the Trump administration has denied rumors of Spicer being fired. After evading press for hours, Spicer eventually emerged and delivered a quick briefing while wedged between two hedges on the White House driveway. Her name was floated by The New York Times as a person President Donald Trump suggested he'd be interested in hiring. In private, three administration officials conceded that they could not publicly articulate their most compelling - and honest - defence of the ... Read More »

US Senate Intel Committee Requests More Information From Comey, McCabe

In the latest twist on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to turn over to Congress records of Trump's discussions with the diplomats. The allegations reportedly contained in the memo are incredibly serious. In accordance with Israeli policy, the Israeli government has remained quiet on the reports, neither confirming or denying it shared the intelligence. Read More »

Erdogan watched his bodyguards beat up protesters in Washington

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The clip shows Erdogan emerging from a auto to watch the melee before heading inside the Turkish ambassador's residence. Turkey has yet to face any repercussions from the US government after its security personnel attacked protesters outside of the Turkish ambassador's residence on Tuesday night when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in Washington for meeting with President Trump. Read More »

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

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Suggesting that he thought the Labour leader was a liability to the party's chances, he said that because of "the opinion polls and the leadership issue" the best election tactic for the party was to argue that a "strong opposition" was important for democracy. Read More »

Ivanka Trump to take part in presidential trip

Mr Trump has himself insinuated the Saudi government was behind the world's deadliest terror attack, telling Fox News in February 2016: "Who blew up the World Trade Center?" Saudi Arabia and the United States have a relationship that stretches back nearly a century, since the 1933 kickoff of oil exploration in the kingdom. Read More »

Text of Swedish prosecutor's decision to drop Assange probe

In explaining why Sweden was dropping the investigation, Ny said during a televised news conference in Stockholm that "all possibilities to advance the investigation have now been exhausted" and that the legal proceedings could only continue if Assange were present in Sweden. Read More »

Trump Spins Yet Another Narrative Onto Comey Firing

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US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks to the press about President Donald Trump, former FBI Director James Comey and Russian Federation investigations as Republican Conference Chairman Rep. Several members leaving the meeting said the deputy attorney general was aware of Comey's pending termination before he penned the letter to Trump. Read More »

Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn won't honor Senate subpoena

The Senate Intelligence Committee's counterterrorism probe took on added significance after President Donald Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey last week amid allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. The existence of the investigation was first confirmed by CNN, which reported that federal prosecutors recently sent grand jury subpoenas to Flynn associates and contractors who worked with his firm. Read More »

US air strike hit 'military point'

Earlier on Thursday the US-led coalition announced it had bombed "pro-Syrian regime forces" near Tanf, a remote base in southern Syria near the Syria-Jordan-Iraq border. Syrian government forces secure a road for a military convoy in the desert area near the border with Jordan and Iraq, May 10, 2017. "We are still confirming the details but according to some reports several dozen civilians died as a result of this strike", he was reported as saying by Russian media . Read More »

Military official: U.S. airstrike hits pro-regime forces in Syria

Since they appeared defensive in nature, Thursday's strikes did not suggest a shift in the USA military's focus in Syria , which has been on battling Islamic State militants. "Such actions that were carried out against the Syrian armed forces. this is completely unacceptable". "The Syrian Arab Army is fighting terrorism on its territory, and no party has the right to determine the course of its operations". Read More »

Trump says he might cancel all 'press briefings'

Former director of national intelligence James Clapper said Friday that he did not "know if there was collusion or not" between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian operatives working to influence the USA presidential election, saying he was not privy to the details of the FBI's investigation. Read More »

Iranians queue up to vote in fiercely-contested presidential election

Rouhani, considered a moderate, was a key architect of the 2015 nuclear deal with the USA, the European Union and other partners. Rouhani, who has framed the vote as a choice between greater civil liberties and "extremism", faces stiff competition from hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi, 56, who has positioned himself as a defender of the poor and called for a much tougher line with the West. Read More »

North Korea undertakes 'successful' nuclear test

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That suggests a range of 4500km or more, analysts said . The North's KCNA news agency said Sunday's test launch verified the homing feature of the warhead that allowed it to survive "under the worst re-entry situation" and accurately detonate. Read More »

Melania Trump makes her global debut as first lady

The country superstar is headed to Saudi Arabia this weekend to perform during Trump's first official state visit. Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday that Trump meeting this weekend will reinforce the "strategic partnership" between Riyadh and Washington in its fight against Islamic extremism. Read More »

'GREATEST WITCH HUNT IN US HISTORY' | Trump slams Russian Federation ties probe

Trump has made similar complaints before, but this one came the day after the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the federal Trump-Russia investigation. Trump claimed that the report on Comey's memo was not true. According to polling, almost 8 in 10 Americans agreed that a special prosecutor should be appointed, remarkable for a country so politically divided. Read More »