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Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo

The committee also sent a letter to Comey asking for any notes or memos in his possession about the discussions he had with Trump before being abruptly fired last month. Karl , it seems, is one of those Fake News Network Killers-"Remember how nice you used to be before I ran?" TRUMP: I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you, Jon . Read More »

British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book


If, however, that does happen, he would happily eat his new Brexit book . I do not believe that Labour , under Jeremy Corbyn , will poll 38%. "What I'm going to do is just sit here and eat this book while you guys carry on". Unfortunately, it seems he may not have been planning to eat the whole thing. As promised, he stuffed pages of the book into his mouth during a live appearance on the channel in Westminster, tweeting afterwards: "Don't ever say I am not a man of my word". Read More »

Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay

In the biggest diplomatic crisis in the region in years, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, plus Egypt and Yemen, on Monday announced they were cutting all ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism. "We have to stop the funding of terrorism". The government of Qatar has hired John Ashcroft , the U.S. attorney general during the September 11 attacks, as it seeks to rebut accusations from U.S. Read More »

Who are the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)?


While I find it hard to categorise the DUP as either a friend or an ally, I do agree with the Prime Minister when she says that we need to work together in the interests of the whole United Kingdom . Their 2015 campaign was built around the hope there would be a hung parliament so that they would have more influence in the House - but David Cameron's majority meant that was not possible. Read More »

Iran's security forces kill main commander, mastermind of Tehran terror attacks

People attend the funeral of the victims who were killed on the June 7 attack at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum, in Tehran , Iran June 9, 2017. On Friday, authorities announced the arrests of 41 suspects in connection with the twin Tehran attacks. Tehran police said the auto the attackers used on Wednesday was discovered on Saturday in the city centre. Read More »

'Dead woman walking': UK Prime Minister Theresa May clings to power


May had called the election to build upon her majority; instead, the party lost it. "Everybody wants to see an agreement in the end that does respect what the British people voted for previous year". On Brexit , the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland-which could happen if May carries through her threat to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal". Read More »

Iran Arrests Two More Suspects Linked To Tehran Attacks

But on Friday, he turned his wrath over the attacks on the United States and Saudi Arabia , Iran's fiercest rivals. During the funeral, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called the US the "international" version of the Islamic State group and said Washington had exchanged democracy for money, a reference to a recent huge arms deal between the USA and Saudi Arabia. Read More »

'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government


People demonstrate in Parliament Square against the possible Conservative and DUP ( Democratic Unionist Party ) coalition government following the Britain's general election result , in London , Saturday June 10, 2017 . "They (the DUP) are going to support us on the big Brexit, economic and security issues facing this country", he said . That day, Queen Elizabeth II will appear before Parliament and give a speech setting out the new government's agenda. Read More »

Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids

Police named Barking as the home of two of the attackers - Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane - while their accomplice Youssef Zaghba was listed as being from east London . Authorities have not said what connection the suspects have to the investigation. "He told me he had moved to a new house and that it had a lovely little garden with trees". Read More »

Special flights to fly back Pakistanis from Doha


This order is expected to affect operations of Indian carriers flying from India to Doha, airline industry sources said. As for the flight paths the jets are using now, Qatar Airways, like all other airlines, adheres to regulations and recommendations of all worldwide organisations and safety authorities, the spokesperson said. Read More »

Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Rakes Him Over Coals

Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", former FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Thursday. When pressed, Trump said he would be willing to testify under oath "100%" but after answering the ABC question, Trump thanked the press corps and ended the conference, ... Read More »

Tehran terror attack mastermind killed


Saudi Arabia has denied involvement, Reuters reports . It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an IS leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell. People attend the funeral of the victims who were killed on the June 7 attack at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum, in Tehran , Iran June 9, 2017. Read More »

United Kingdom leader reaches deal with party in N. Ireland


Davidson also said she had received reassurances from May that the party's deal with the DUP would not involve a rollback of gay rights. A No 10 spokesman said the DUP "has agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative government on a confidence and supply basis when parliament returns next week". Read More »

Trump's request to drop Flynn probe was 'disturbing': Comey

Comey told members of the Senate Intelligence Committee that not only did Trump call him and invite him to dinner, but he had to break plans with his wife, Patrice Failor. "Liberals are arguing to imply something is the same as to prove it", he said. Both the conversation between Trump and Comey about Flynn and the firing itself were obstructive acts, she said. Read More »

Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May

But she seems secure for the immediate future, because senior Conservatives don't want to plunge the party into a damaging leadership contest. "The prime minister has spoken with me this morning and we will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge", Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster told reporters. Read More »

ABC Wins James Comey Ratings Race

NBC drew 2.723 million and joined its two rivals airing commercial-free coverage of the almost 3-hour testimony. In addition, the 2.12 million viewer average for the 9:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. Fox News had 3.104 million and CNN had 3.059 million. Among the demo, MSNBC averaged 757,000 primetime viewers compared to 667,000 for Fox News . Because the hearing started at 10 a.m. Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May Sent Wrong Message


In a statement outside Downing Street, the 60-year-old premier promised to "fulfil the promise of Brexit ". May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers. Read More »

Photos of the London attackers' fake explosive belts have been released


The police said they have questioned 262 witnesses from 19 countries of which 78 are classed as "significant" but they believe there are more people with information and have urged them to come forward. The ringleader of the London terror attack last week tried to rent a 7.5-tonne truck, British police said on Saturday, indicating the attackers were looking to carry out a larger-scale assault. Read More »

After talk of Comey's 'lies,' Democrats want Trump to testify under oath


It doesn't make sense. 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. While Trump's staunchest supporters have tried to paint Comey's testimony as vindication for the president, few Republicans who don't work for Trump stepped in to defend the president's version of his contacts with Comey. Read More »

Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

Kuwait, which has not joined its neighbours against Qatar, has led mediation efforts and on Sunday Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled Al-Sabah said that would continue. The head of the industries, business and trade organisation in the Fars province was also quoted by the Tasnim news agency as saying on Sunday the first planes carrying food to Qatar had flown from the southern city of Shiraz. Read More »