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Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference

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Sessions said that the reason he recused himself on 2 March was related to justice department regulations that require recusal by an official from any investigation into a campaign in which that official participated. "I would have gladly have reported the meeting, the encounter that may have occurred, that some say occurred in the Mayflower, if I had remembered it, or if it actually occurred which I don't remember that it did", Sessions said. Read More »

Firefighters battle massive blaze in London high-rise

According to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's website, the tower block was built in 1974 and contained 120 homes, managed by the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation on behalf of the council. (8 p.m. ET Tuesday). Metropolitan Police , present at the scene, have asked people to stay away from the area for now. Good Morning Britain news correspondent Jonathan Swain said burning falling debris was making it hard and dangers for firefighters, and he could see ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

In the gaggle on Air Force One on Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said the President wasn't able to watch "much of it", but from "what he did see and what he heard, he thought that attorney general Sessions did a very good job and in particular was very strong on the point that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign". Read More »

Trump worked 'very hard' to get student released

One month later, he was sentenced to prison. Three Americans remain in custody. Visitors and medical personnel enter a transport plane carrying Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, before he is transferred to an ambulan. Read More »

Korea Falls to Qatar in Crucial World Cup Qualifier

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The white shirts worn by the players were emblazoned with a profile portrait of the Emir, an image that has become a widely used symbol of defiance by Qataris in response to the diplomatic crisis. "We're just holding on to second place, and the general feeling around the KFA is that even if we do qualify for the World Cup, we won't be so competitive if we play the way we have", the official said. Read More »

Warriors say no decision made on White House visit

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The Warriors attended the White House ceremony to honor their 2015 NBA Finals title when former President Barack Obama was in the White House . "I really feel that my views would keep me from going and visiting", Livingston added. LeBron James campaigned for Hillary Clinton in OH and preferred not to talk about whether he'd visit the White House . Read More »

'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

Elmar Brok, a prominent German conservative member of the EU parliament, said Europeans would be disappointed. A Conservative source said the move to include Gove in her cabinet may suggest she has learnt a lesson after firing George Osborne , the former finance minister who as editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper, has become a vocal critic. Read More »

Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath

Trump had his core backers in mind as he responded to former FBI Director James Comey's blockbuster Senate testimony and the steady creep of multiple congressional investigations and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe. He said Trump told him he had "hope" that the then-director would "let Flynn go", and that he took the suggestion as a "direction". Speculation over the tapes is rooted in a particularly cryptic tweet from the USA president issued nearly a month ago, seeming to ... Read More »

Russian Federation links a 'detestable lie', says Sessions

Risch said, "Mr. Comey told us, when he was here last week, that he had very specific recollections, in fact he chased it down through the intelligence community and was not able to find a scintilla of evidence to that effect". Some asked Sessions whether executive privilege has been invoked. "And that has no factual basis, no legal basis and Sessions is in dereliction of his duty". Read More »

Massive blaze in London high-rise

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At least 50 people have been taken to five London hospitals. "There should be no parking at any time in this area except for emergency vehicles only". A massive fire engulfed a 27-floor high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. "A number of people are being treated for a range of injuries", police said. Read More »

Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block

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A massive fire has engulfed a 27-story high-rise in London overnight, bringing more than 200 firefighters to the scene of an emergency that has numerous injuries, authorities said. He was still trapped there when Mnemimeh spoke to CNN , and he's not sure what happened to him. A cordon is in place, the London Fire Brigade said, and 30 adjacent flats have been evacuated. Read More »

Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller

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Democratic senators pressed Sessions on the legal rationale for his refusal to discuss those private conversations, as Sessions acknowledged that Trump had not asserted executive privilege around the hearing. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters later that Trump thought Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee

Wyden added Sessions answers didn't pass "the smell test". "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign", he said . So, that was a thunderous thing. "The question is: Mr Comey said that there were matters with respect to the recusal that were problematic and he couldn't talk about them". Read More »

Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in United States election

Before the other stories - one was about a drug company whistle-blower while the other focused on the plight of African elephants - Kelly began the hour with her highly publicized interview with Putin. And out of this sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war against the current president. Flynn, a retired lieutenant general, briefly served as an adviser to Trump's campaign and later as the president's national security adviser. Read More »

Allu Arjun's Naa Peru Surya movie launched officially

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The movie is coming in the combination of Allu Arjun and Dil Raju who gave a hit combo in with their film Arya in 2004. " Arjun was amazed by the script". #NaPeruSurya Film Muhurtham Stills... Allu Arjun's upcoming movie Duvvada Jagannadham has created waves in the industry with it's first look, trailers and teasers. Read More »

Perceptions of political spats may influence Comey's future

Though Trump has lambasted Comey as a "leaker", he also claimed "total and complete vindication" following the ex-FBI chief's testimony, focusing on Comey's confirmation that Trump was not personally being probed. 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 . Read More »

I didn't plot with Russia, Jeff Sessions tells US Senate

A Trump loyalist and early backer of the billionaire businessman's presidential bid, the 70-year-old Sessions has recused himself from all ongoing Russian Federation investigations. You don't walk into any hearing or committee meeting and reveal confidential communications with the president of the United States who's entitled to receive confidential communications in your best judgement about a host of issues and after - be accused of stonewalling for not answering them. Read More »

White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

If Trump were to make such a move, he would have to order Rosenstein to fire Mueller. It is unclear whether Mueller was interested in returning to that job. Trump believes that Mueller, a friend of Comey's, is part of a partisan "witch hunt" against him. Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". Read More »

Massive fire breaks out in London apartment building

According to eyewitnesses they could see flashing lights probably from mobile phones or torches on top of the block of flats, indicating that people are trapped inside. Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze , and a plume of smoke could be seen for several kilometres. Read More »