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Iran: The twin attackers killed, IS claims responsibility

Sadeghi was reportedly active in promoting extremism online. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran's (NCRI) condemned the attack, stating: "ISIS's conduct clearly benefits the Iranian regime's Supreme Leader Khamenei, who wholeheartedly welcomes it as an opportunity to overcome his regime's regional and worldwide impasse and isolation". Read More »

Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

Here's how this works in the case of Comey . "I think the last 24, 48 hours were all good for the president, confirmed he was telling the truth all along, that he wasn't under investigation", GOP Rep. ABC's Jonathan Karl asked at the news conference if Trump would be willing to testify under oath about what happened with Comey . Standing with Iohannis, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defence pact, Article 5, ... Read More »

Putin dismisses USA claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Collins, a member of the committee, made her remarks to John Dickerson, host of the CBS news show " Face the Nation ". "For Mr. Comey, keeping the F.B.I. One of the administration officials said Friday evening that Mr. Trump wanted Mr. Comey to testify because the president had nothing to hide and wanted Mr. Read More »

NBA Finals Game 4: Halftime thread, Cavs are dominating 86-68


Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith would enjoy shattering the ideal playoff run. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue saw something in his players on Friday morning that gave him hope. "We have championship DNA as well", James said. The Latest on Game 4 of the NBA Finals (all times local):8:35 p.m.Oracle Arena is set up for a concert, not a basketball game . Read More »

Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Trials Continue


Constand was returning Cosby's calls to her. "I was just confused", the 44-year-old said. She managed the women's basketball team at Temple while he was a high-profile trustee. She said she was still woozy when she woke up six hours later. In his testimony, he said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl before the "petting" began . Read More »

Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states

However inside the White House, the Times reports, Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis are arguing that the United States can't afford Saudi Arabia and its allies rupturing with Qatar, meaning Trump's confused aggression is coming in direct opposition to his national security advisers. Read More »

Qatar crisis explained: 6 ways the row directly affects you

Qatar has dismissed as "baseless" a terrorism blacklist published by Saudi Arabia and its allies which linked individuals and organisations in Doha to support for Islamist militant groups. "So now we have two significant forces supporting Qatar". Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, the country's foreign minister, called the moves by Arab neighbours and others "clear violations of global law and worldwide humanitarian law". Read More »

May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism


UK Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the election that resulted in the Conservative Party losing its majority in Parliament. "It's been a pleasure to serve in government, and a pleasure to work with such an excellent prime minister", Hill wrote in a shorter statement Saturday. Read More »

Donald Trump: Happy to Speak 'Under Oath' to Refute James Comey

In a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis Friday, Trump picked on ABC News' Jonathan Karl to ask a question. Recounting a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn, Comey said a decision was made not to report the incident to Sessions. Read More »

Tim Kaine: Comey's Lynch comments 'pretty much irrelevant'

The - the Clinton campaign, at the time, was using all kind of euphemisms - security review, matters, things like that, for what was going on. "This is like see no evil, hear no evil", Kaine said. Lynch defended the meeting by saying that they were talking about their grandkids and travels, but Comey was concerned with the meeting regardless of Lynch's defense, saying that he lived his whole life caring about the credibility and integrity of the criminal justice process, the Washington Free ... Read More »

Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath

The committee also sent a letter to Mr Comey asking for any notes or memos in his possession about the discussions he had with Mr Trump before being abruptly fired last month. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: This led to another question for the president. "They forget that the taping system was there, so they have these conversations totally forgetting that they were recording themselves having them", she told McClatchy. Read More »

Tory-DUP deal: Ruth Davidson 'receives assurances' from PM over gay rights

DUP and May's party share cordial relations since she became prime minister 11 months ago and are likely to enter into an agreement so as to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister. Many members of the party are also in favor of capital punishment. Concerns were further fueled when it emerged that the DUP's leader Arlene Foster met with the UDA's chief during the election campaign, just 48 hours after the murder of a local man in a supermarket auto park. Read More »

Merkel ready for Brexit talks after UK election


Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday backed Mexico to press for a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Donald Trump , thanking its government for keeping German interests in mind during the talks. Read More »

Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

But Lisa Monaco, a former homeland security and counter-terrorism adviser to President Obama, warned that this approach could have negative consequences. Sanders said the president had asked the Justice Department to pursue an expedited hearing at the Supreme Court, adding that Trump "wants to go as far and as strong as possible under the Constitution to protect the people of this country". Read More »

Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in UK vote

That's why they should hold an early vote in the Scottish Parliament to sist, delay and stop any independence referendum in this parliamentary term. She tweeted a link to a speech about same-sex marriage with the words: "As a Protestant Unionist about to marry an Irish Catholic, here's the Amnesty Pride lecture I gave in Belfast". Read More »

Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan

Having failed to secure a majority after after calling a snap election, Theresa May now faces having to tear up her plans over Brexit negotiations. Instead, her party lost seats in the elections, down from 330 to 318. "Britain is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, so we have a lot of shared challenges to deal with, and that's the spirit we want to carry out these negotiations in". Read More »

Shivraj Singh Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'

Later, another farmer Ghanashyam Dhakad (26), died in Badavan village in the violence-hit Mandsaur district. However, police said the circumstances of his death were unclear and they were awaiting his postmortem report. 'He (Modi) tweets immediately on issues from all over the world but has not uttered a single word in solidarity with the farmers in Mandsaur , ' Singh said. Read More »

LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

It's already being speculated that James has his eye on Los Angeles - the Lakers or Clippers - and that speculation just doesn't get pulled out of thin air. The debates over super teams in the National Basketball Association has been brewing for a few years now. The Warriors lead James and the Cavaliers 3-0 and are on the cusp of their second title in three years. Read More »

Complete Tax Reform To Be Handed Over To Congress By White House

The White House is hoping to kick-start its stalled legislative agenda with congressional action on healthcare reform this summer that will clear the way for lawmakers to begin work on a major tax bill after the September 4 Labor Day holiday, an administration official said on Monday. Read More »

Comey testimony leaves question about Sessions unanswered


Comey testified against Trump and his administration, saying the POTUS made claims the Federal Bureau of Investigation "was in disarray, that it was poorly led" and "that the work force had lost confidence in its leader". Comey said he believed Trump terminated him over the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Another reoccurring theme in the Comey-Trump meetings was whether the FBI should make public the fact that Trump was not subject to ... Read More »

UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

But writing on Twitter this morning, the Scottish Tory leader dismissed the newspaper claim as "b****cks". 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 . Read More »

SNP could deny 'arrogant' Tories a Westminster majority - Nicola Sturgeon

The pair of surveys from YouGov suggest that the Labour leader, who has been deeply unpopular north of the border since his election, is becoming dramatically more appealing to voters. The SNP leader endured a hard half-hour on the programme, where she was routinely criticised for her agenda in pursuing a second independence referendum and forced to confront questions about approval ratings. Read More »

Civilian injured in militant attack in J&K


A police spokesman said that Meenu Arif, 45, a resident of Bakshiabad area of Anantnag, who works with a construction company in Banihal, got injured after shots fired at Government forces missed the target and hit his vehicle. Arif's condition is slated to be stable, the spokesperson added. He has been referred to the SMHS hospital here for specialised treatment. Newsletter has been successfully subscribed. Read More »

Iran arrests 7 suspects linked to Tehran attacks

He made the comments during a funeral ceremony held for the martyrs killed in the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday. The ministry said the group returned to Iran in the summer of 2016 to carry out terrorist operations in religious places, and escaped when authorities broke up their cell. Read More »