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Trump claims 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Meanwhile, President Trump's attorney Marc Kasowitz and members of the GOP focused on Comey's confirmation that the president was not under FBI investigation. With a single tweet , Trump also castigated Comey for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a lawyer who shared it with a news outlet. Read More »

Comey: AG Lynch Directed Me to Call Hillary Email Investigation a 'Matter'

Whitaker told the FOX Business Network's Stuart Varney that Comey's politicization of Hillary Clinton's email scandal as a key concern."Comey at the time, took the Hillary Clinton email server situation and made it not just a denial of prosecution but made it kind of a little bit of a political circus and ultimately did things inconsistent with not only Federal Bureau of Investigation policies but also Federal Bureau of Investigation traditions". Read More »

Fourteen-year-olds who 'brutally executed' mum and sister are named


They showed no remorse at all when they were eventually found by officers and during their police interviews. On the fifth day of her trial - which would have been her sister's 14th birthday - Miss Edwards appeared unmoved in the dock as her "grief" was likened by the Crown's lawyer to that usually felt by a child at the death of a pet hamster. Read More »

Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" "Whether he obstructed justice, remains for the facts to come forward, and that's what we want are the facts. No plausible case. Read More »

Trump Tweets Comment On Comey's Explosive Testimony


The key issue before the Senate Intelligence Committee was whether Trump sought to obstruct the investigation in nine conversations with Comey this year, leading up to his dismissal of the FBI chief on May 9. While delivered in calm, deliberate and unemotional terms, Comey's testimony on Thursday was nearly certainly the most damning j'accuse moment by a senior law enforcement official against a president in a generation. Read More »

Primary Election Results: Guadagno vs. Murphy in 2017 NJ Governor Race


Voters will elect a new 120-member Legislature in November. It is one of the first statewide contests since the 2016 election. Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Lt. Jon Corzine. The 2017 New Jersey Governor race has been narrowed down to two. Murphy blurs the line between establishment and insurgent just as Democrats reckon with whether their best candidates should come from within or outside the traditional party structure. Read More »

In UK Election, More Women Than Ever Won Seats in Parliament


The frequency of general elections and referendums may have led to a voting fatigue among some Britons, but certainly not among the youth. SIMON DANCZUK - A fierce opponent of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour leadership, he was suspended by the party for sending sexually explicit texts to a 17-year-old girl. Read More »

Why history says Theresa May should go

May is in office, but she is not in power. The Conservatives are notoriously ruthless with leaders who fail and I wouldn't put my mortgage on her still being in place for the conclusion of Brexit talks. Before the election the Conservatives had 330 seats and Labour 229. The currency has been highly volatile in the last year, from $1.50 a year ago before the Brexit vote to below $1.18 briefly in October. Read More »

Housing minister Gavin Barwell ousted from seat


The result means anyone appointed to the role as part of the new government will be the sixth person to hold the post of housing minister in just seven years. "The hopelessness we are seeing on the ground about not being able to get on the housing ladder has come through", he said. His greatest achievement was being in office for the publication of the February 2017 house-building white paper, Fixing our broken housing market , but did not have much time to do any actual fixing. Read More »

May seen 18 seats short of majority in June 8 vote - YouGov


He pointed to Corbyn's emphasis on class, an issue he said so many "wanted to ignore" as a reason for his confidence in Corbyn's transformation of Labour and United Kingdom politics. Corbyn was asked how he would help black and ethnic minority people and said one idea was considering name-blind job applications, so only the candidate's qualifications were presented. Read More »

Ten still in custody in Manchester investigation


Anyone with information should call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline in confidence on 0800 789321. Officers have released the collection of CCTV images - captured at undisclosed locations across the city - in a bid to discover when the terrorist purchased his deadly materials. Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel Will Keep Control Over Golan Heights

The last round of peace talks collapsed in 2014. The Israeli occupation of Palestine is half a century old today, a situation that generates chronic needs, warned United Nations humanitarian coordinator Robert Piper. The global community, including the United States, does not recognize Golan Heights as Israeli territory. "Its perpetuation is sending an unmistakable message to generations of Palestinians that their dream of statehood is destined to remain just that, a dream; and to ... Read More »

Defiance And Fear as East London District Becomes Focus of Terror Investigation

An Italian investigative source said Zaghba was a Moroccan-Italian whose mother lived in the northern Italian city of Bologna. He was allegedly on his way to Syria and was carrying only a backpack. Rowley said he had "seen nothing yet that a poor decision was made" in relation to why detectives dropped Butt's case. 'Our work necessarily involves making hard judgements about how to prioritise the resources available to us at a time when the United Kingdom is facing a severe and high ... Read More »

Third London Bridge Attacker Identified

He spoke English salted with east London slang and was a fan of the Arsenal soccer team. Michael Clarke, a United Kingdom counterterrorist expert, shared , "There are 500 ongoing active investigations the Security Services are carrying out, and that covers the three thousand people of interest plus others that they may not want to add into the list while they're still subject to these ongoing investigations". Read More »

Qatar willing to talk to resolve Gulf crisis - foreign minister

Anxious residents have responded to the crisis by emptying grocery stores in the capital of Doha , and Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country across its only land border. Qatar just finished one of the stadiums for the tournament, though others have yet to be built. Qatar's Al Jazeera will maintain its editorial independence despite a regional diplomatic crisis that has isolated the Gulf state, the Doha-based broadcasting network's acting director-general ... Read More »

Apple TV enables Amazon Video app, stalemate thaws


Apple is also wise to be leveraging its Music service, said Thomas Husson, another Forrester analyst. The company said its App Store has so far paid out 70 billion US dollars to developers, of which 30 percent was made a year ago. Apple has finally joined the smart speaker fray, following the tack of fellow tech giants Amazon and Google . The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the US, United Kingdom and Australia. Read More »

UK Conservative Party loses majority, prepares for hung parliament

Instead, she has managed to squander the 20-point lead she enjoyed at the outset. Like a British version of Senator Bernie Sanders, he was mocked in his own Labour party - the outsider who was said not to be serious about government, but who enthused a young army that, for once, turned out to vote. Read More »

MAS: "MH128 had not at any point been hijacked"


ET). Arif Chaudhery , a passenger on board MH128, told Reuters that about 30 minutes into the flight a male passenger attacked a female member of the cabin crew who screamed out for help. Malaysia Airlines has suffered two major airline disasters in recent years. " The Australian Security authorities screened all baggage, and they are being transferred to the respective flights that passengers are rebooked on", MAS added . Read More »

Theresa May to form new government with DUP support


As we do, we will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist party in particular. A bruised May-who could yet face a leadership challenge if the deal she strikes with the DUP and indeed the European Union starts to unravel-was keen to stress that the Tory party had "secured the largest number of votes and the greatest number of seats". Read More »

A look at the impacts of a hung parliament

The Scottish National Party were the other big losers on the night, suffering a humbling loss of 21 seats-unthinkable after their previously unassailable position north of the border. With Kensington left to declare, here's how the political map of Great Britain now looks. Over 200 female MPs have been elected-that's a record high for the United Kingdom parliament, which has a total of 650 members. Read More »

Trump says Comey testimony proved no collusion


Appearing with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Friday, Trump also reiterated his call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to meet the guideline - along with his claim that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members should repay what he regards as underpayments from previous years. Read More »

New Ecuador president says Assange a 'hacker,' but can stay at embassy


Assange is a hacker", Moreno told journalists, Reuters reports. Assange dodged an eviction order in Ecuador's April election, after the right-wing candidate who had vowed to kick him out of the embassy lost to Mr Moreno. Stefania Maurizi, an investigative journalist for Italian newspaper La Republica, posted an image online of a blacked-out document she says was obtained from the Swedish Prosecution Authority under a Freedom of Information request. Read More »

Turkish President defends Qatar, says he intends to develop ties


Turkey is keen to support its close ally Qatar in a diplomatic crisis with Doha's Gulf neighbors, but has found itself with little room to maneuver given its ties with Riyadh, analysts say. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was quick to clarify that the president's tweets were merely advocating a "message of toughness on terror-financing", and was not indicative of the U.S, taking sides concerning the conflict. Read More »