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Attorney General's Selective Silence Deafens Senate Russia Inquiry

I never asked for any documentation", Sessions said. The exchange centered on former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that a previously undisclosed issue related to Sessions may have made his recusal from investigations concerning President Donald Trump's campaign necessary. Read More »

US military unfunded requirement list at $33 billion: Mattis

Joseph Dunford and the Pentagon's new comptroller, David Norquist - appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal 2018 defense budget. What will be the repercussion of sending troops to Afghanistan again? "It's going to take a change in approach ", Mattis said. "During nine of the past ten years, Congress has enacted 30 separate Continuing Resolutions to fund the Department of Defense, thus inhibiting our readiness and ... Read More »

Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace

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Discussions between the DUP and British Prime Minister Theresa May on a deal to allow the Conservatives to form a minority government are to resume today. "We need to be prepared for the unexpected". May's pursuit of the DUP has raised concerns in the Conservative Party. "They would see it as the Government paying cash for votes in Parliament". Read More »

Six people dead in mass blaze at London tower block

Speaking on Wednesday morning, Khan said: "I want to thank our incredible firefighters and emergency services for their enormous courage, dedication and professionalism". Facebook activated its safety check feature during the incident. London Ambulance Service said paramedics had taken more than 50 patients to five hospitals. Read More »

Theresa May's Divided Party

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With opinion polls showing the Conservatives had a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, May called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament and strengthening her position in Brexit negotiations. However, many Tories are adamant that she can not lead them into another general election after her disastrous showing last week at the ballot box. Read More »

Kamala Harris makes Jeff Sessions "nervous", GOP senators shut her down

Last week, Trump picked Christopher A. Wray to head the bureau and replace former Director James B. Comey, who Trump fired on May 9. "I take the president at his word - that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", said Comey during his Congressional testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 6. Read More »

John Major says Tory-DUP deal could threaten Northern Irish peace process

Saying he supported May and could understand why she sought the DUP deal, Major argued it was a mistake. "I think that remains absolutely the right way to approach this and let's not forget we only have until the 29th June, so let's actually focus on the issues at hand rather than process, let's actually focus on getting people together for the best interests of Northern Ireland - that is what we are focused upon in supporting that work and supporting that effort because that is really how ... Read More »

27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

People at the scene spoke of being unable to reach friends and family inside. "Protector will work closely with the local authorities and the rescue teams", it said. "They couldn't stop the fire". A long-time neighbour to the block, who saw the destruction unfold, said she at first feared terrorists were responsible. Read More »

8 killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram

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Eight persons were killed in south Marpara and Phairuangkai villages of Lunglei district, the minister said, adding that six others are still missing. Altogether, about 1500 families have been affected by floods. Incessant rains in the last two days wrecked havoc in Mizoram , this is the first time Aizawl dist have heard of flash floods destroying houses forcing the inhabitants to leave their houses. Read More »

Huge fire engulfs London tower block, fatalities reported

London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted: "Major incident declared at Grenfell Tower in Kensington" and urged people to follow London Fire Brigade on Twitter . A west London tower block destroyed by fire Wednesday morning had been part of a £10 million refurbishment project that ended past year. Ms Lamrany was speaking from the scene, shortly after London police confirmed a "number of fatalities" from the fire that started shortly after 1am local time and engulfed the residential tower. Read More »

'Detestable Lie': Sessions Says He Didn't Collude With Russians

By the end of Sessions' testimony on Tuesday, senators-from committee chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., to freshman Kamala Harris, D-Calif. -iterated one request after the next for documents to back up his statements and assurances that he would discuss the questions he could not answer with Trump. Read More »

Thieves caught on camera having sex romp in stolen boat

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What started with a man noticing a missing boat battery, has ended with him snapping an amorous couple via CCTV. The CCTV footage of the pair was more than an hour long. "It's a bit disgusting that someone has gone and done that to something you've worked so hard for". "They also tried to get inside a van as well as the building". Read More »

May to attend France-England friendly following attacks in Manchester and London

Varane's team-mates and the French fans did not agree with the call, which came after Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe had scored to cancel out Kane's early opener. The decision was a controversial one, coming after Federation Internationale de Football Association tweaked the rules a year ago to reduce cases of players being sent off for denying clear goal-scoring opportunities, unless the offence is deliberate. Read More »

Merkel: EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Questions about whether the government's Brexit position may now change, how long May will remain prime minister and even about when Queen Elizabeth II will give her speech to Parliament formally setting out the new government's program are adding to uncertainty over when the talks can start. Read More »

#LondonTowerBlock: Unknown number of fatalities

The London Ambulance Service said it had taken more than 50 patients to five different hospitals across the British capital. Massive flames licked up the sides of the block as 200 firefighters battled the blaze along with 40 fire engines. Read More »