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Flynn to provide docs after Senate Intel subpoena


Flynn's representatives told the committee in an email on Tuesday that they would start turning over some subpoenaed documents in time to meet a deadline set by the panel, and that more documents will be turned over later. Twitter took notice a year ago when CNN's Brianna Keilar and Cohen had one of the most memorable exchanges in recent cable news memory after Cohen blew off Trump's standing in the polls, repeating, "Says who?" Nunes subsequently admitted he had received the ... Read More »

Barcelona shirts BANNED in Saudi Arabia

Qatar denies it backs extremist groups and says the allegations are politically motivated and meant to tarnish the country's image. The three governments made no comment on separate remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging them to ease their land and sea blockade of Qatar, which he said was hindering the US-led campaign against the Islamic State group and having humanitarian consequences for ordinary people. Read More »

Police face scrutiny as third London attacker named

Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport in March 2016 as he tried to make his way to Syria via Turkey. The report said Italy had put him on a watch list and flagged his presence to Moroccan and British authorities. At least seven people were killed. Neighbors described Butt as an avid weightlifter. Butt was previously known to police and the domestic spy agency MI5, and was a British citizen who had been born in Pakistan , the police said. Read More »

Donald Trump Meets With Romanian President Klaus Iohannis

But Senate Republicans at the Intelligence Committee hearing appeared to largely accept the validity of Comey's words. "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry", he continued during a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis . Read More »

Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

Israel and Hamas have fought three cross-border wars that caused large-scale damage in Gaza . The tunnel was discovered during construction work, and UNRWA plans to seal it soon, the agency said in a statement . The agency said it is sealing the tunnel under its premises and will ban students and staff from the building until the issue is resolved. "The latest finding verifies once again that the Hamas cruelty knows no limits including endangering centres of education and using ... Read More »

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple Theresa May

When British Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election back in April, she was supposed to have it in the bag. Indeed, amidst rumblings of discontent from within the Conservative party , the election has made it clear that the kind of "hard" Brexit envisaged by the party's Eurosceptics, which would entail withdrawal from the single market and customs union unless the EU were to make concessions regarding the free movement of labour and the jurisdiction of the European ... Read More »

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence panel

Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee on commerce, justice, science and related agencies, and Rep. John Abney Culberson (R-Tex.), chairman of the House Appropriations subcommittee on commerce, justice, science and related agencies. Read More »

US conducts strike against al-Shabaab in Somalia


The strike was the first by the United States in Somalia under new authorities granted by President Donald Trump in March and was conducted in coordination with regional partners, the Pentagon said. It was a drone strike, a US official said on condition of anonymity. The U.S. military is permitted to conduct airstrikes in these designated combat zones if there is "a reasonable certainty" that no civilians will be hurt. Read More »

US President Donald Trump willing to respond under oath

Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, did not make any major disclosures about any links between Trump or his associates and alleged Russian meddling. "That is a very big deal, and not just because it involves me". He added: "Oh you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry". Read More »

Prime Minister will keep her job


She said she would lead a minority government backed by the DUP after she lost an election gamble days before the start of talks on Brexit. But hours later, DUP leader Arlene Foster said her party's support to keep May in office was not yet a done deal - publicly at least. Read More »

Davidson wins assurance over gay rights in DUP deal

The humiliating result has heaped pressure on May to resign, but she says she will stay and lead Britain during exit talks with the European Union. However it is the prime minister herself who now finds herself reliant on a minor socially conservative party from Northern Ireland to let her govern. Read More »

Comey testimony: Trump says vindicated, detractors allege obstruction

Former FBI Director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington . "I hope you can let this go". During the press conference at the White House on Friday, Mr Trump would not confirm whether he had recordings of his conversations with Mr Comey, but said that the press would know shortly. Read More »

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

The three Gulf nations said early Sunday that officials would consider "humanitarian cases" as a deadline looms for Qataris to return home. It said Qatar was acting in "accordance with its firm beliefs and principles". So far, the nations involved have yet to hold face-to-face negotiations. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly spoke to his Turkish counterpart late Saturday night to discuss developments in Syria and the dispute between Qatar and its fellow Arab states. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee


Sessions, in a letter Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby, wrote that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees chaired by Shelby, but noted some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

United States attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe


Sessions, who heads the Justice Department - under which the FBI falls - had been forced to recuse himself from any Russian investigations due to his own interactions with Russian officials before Trump's January 20 inauguration. Comey also detailed how Trump told him he "hoped" he would drop the investigation into National Security Advisor Mike Flynn and his contacts with Russian Federation. Read More »

India, Pak. admitted as SCO members

India and Pakistan began accession to a regional security group led by China and Russia on Friday after two days of summits that Russian President Vladimir Putin held up as evidence Moscow is not isolated in the world. The new of the murders came out before the SCO ( Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ) Astana summit and triggered deep disappointment and grief among the Chinese public. Read More »

Third London attacker named by UK Police

Seven people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the Saturday night rampage. Corriere wrote that Zaghba was stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when he was trying to fly to Syria and that Italian authorities had tipped off Britain about his movements. Read More »

Three fishermen killed after ship from Panama hits boat off Kochi coast


The two people killed have been identified as Antony John, 55, alias Thambidurai from Colachel, Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu; and Rahul Das, 27, from Assam. The ship began its journey from Israel's Eilat port. "We will get a clear picture only after questioning the crew", she said. The injured fishermen admitted to various hospitals in Kochi on Sunday. Read More »

United Kingdom defence minister Michael Fallon says govt views on Brexit haven't changed


May called for a snap election in April, pledging to form a government that would guide the country through the Brexit process. Eight seats shy of a majority, the Conservative Party is now in negotiations with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, who won 10 seats in Parliament , on a " confidence and supply " deal which would see the DUP support the Conservatives on key votes. Read More »

Iran says it killed mastermind of Tehran terror attack

For Iranians under 30, who make up more than half of the population, it was a huge shock to see a suicide bomber and gunmen attack two of the most important buildings in Tehran - the parliament building and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , the founder of the Islamic Republic. Read More »

Voters grill May and Corbyn in last TV event of election


Unless Mrs May does deliver a handsome majority next week she will be a wounded prime minister. "It's a completely different experience to what it was four weeks ago", the anonymous candidate said, adding they were "pretty f**ked off" at the way the party's campaign had been conducted. Read More »

May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks with DUP


A confidence and supply deal would mean them backing the Government on its Budget and confidence motions, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis. British media reported that moves were afoot within May's Conservative Party to dislodge her, while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who exceeded expectations in Thursday's vote, insisted she could be ousted and he could replace her. Read More »