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Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a member of the Intelligence committee, sent a letter to Sen. During Comey's appearance Th...

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A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

A country in which prosperity and opportunity are shared right across this United Kingdom. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's top Brex...

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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

The two have been blamed for the Conservatives' disastrous result in Thursday's parliamentary elections , which left them eight seats short of ...

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MP govt forms committee to probe farmers' death in Mandsaur

Chandrakant Patil told reporters that a joint committee of government representatives and farmer leaders will be formed to decide on the exact...

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Baltimore native among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan

A third son who was present at the scene survived, running to get help, though by the time he returned everyone else was dead. "We take civili...

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'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

He told the Sunday Mirror on Saturday: 'I can still be prime minister . May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a...

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Hundreds of Syrian fighters join Manbij military council to support Raqqa campaign

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based organization that reports on the war, earlier said the SDF attacked the eastern edge of...

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Trump Offers 'Warm Support' To Theresa May After Poll Setback

With almost two-thirds of the seats counted, the results appeared to be generally bearing out an exit poll that predicted the Conservatives...

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Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

Iran says it has killed the alleged mastermind of twin attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran, and arrested almost 50 people in connection wi...

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Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis

That's despite Qatar funding think tanks, university programs and the Doha-based Al-Jazeera satellite news network, he said . Qatar long has de...

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Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

Larijani also criticised a Wednesday decision by the US Senate to move forward on a new set of sanctions against Iran, including its elite Revol...

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Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

The political turmoil comes a week before Britain is due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union in talks of unpreced...

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Shiite man gets death sentence for posting blasphemous content on Facebook

Qureshi said Bahawalpur's counter-terrorism force arrested Raza in April previous year following a complaint that he was showing onlookers objec...

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Virginia joins other states in Paris climate goal alliance

That meeting nudged China further into climate talks that would result in President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping making a landmark ann...

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Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

When Donald Trump was elected president following a shocking upset win over Hillary Clinton last November, many were also surprised to find ...

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Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

Under the current Congress, it's unlikely Puerto Rico would gain much traction, but a vote by Puerto Ricans on Sunday in favor of statehood coul...

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Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

It's the worst diplomatic crisis to hit Gulf Arab states in decades. Saudi Arabia has closed its land border crossings to Qatar, which imports...

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Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistani-born British citizen, and his two accomplices, Rachid Redouane , 30, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, and Youss...

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Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

Lopez Rivera was cheered and booed as he stood proudly clutching a Puerto Rican flag when the parade stepped off in Manhattan. SAN JUAN, Puer...

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LGBTI charity Stonewall condemns Tory partnership with anti-gay party

It may be noted that, in line with the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, an election was not due until May 7, 2020, but a call was given by Pri...

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Boris Johnson makes quick exit after count as Theresa May leadership questioned

I think he will never, in the eyes of a lot of people, he will never ever recover the fact that he led the campaign of lies which got Britain ou...

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Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

Trump's warning overshadowed an earlier declaration from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson - who encouraged Saudi Arabia and its allies to...

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Hawaii Rebels Against Trump On Paris Climate Accord

This decision comes less than a week after President Donald Trump announced the USA would withdraw from the agreement, alleging it imposed u...

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Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament

Nicola Sturgeon has once again confirmed that her number one priority in this election is her plan for another unwanted and divisive independen...

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Iran twin attacks mastermind killed, says minister

Alavi also added that the safe house used by the five terrorists who carried out the attacks in Tehran was discovered by security forces and the...

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Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

US President Donald Trump on Friday (June 9) called on Qatar to stop funding terrorism as his state department urged Arab states to ease...

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CCTV shows London terrorists being shot dead by police

The other confirmed victims of Saturday's three-man attack are 32-year-old British web entrepreneur James McMullan, 21-year-old Australian au pa...

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Milbank: The most chilling line of Comey's testimony

During Comey's testimony, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said , " Lordy , I hope there are tapes! " arguing that such r...

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Portland Suspect: 'You Call It Terrorism, I Call It Patriotism'

Jeremy Christian , who is accused of killing two people and injuring a third on a Portland train on May 26, went on a verbal tirade during h...

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Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

They said his release was decided as part of a recent pardon issued by the Libyan parliament based in the country's eastern region. "Saif is...

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Trump says U.S. is committed to mutual support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

White House staffers like Press Secretary Sean Spicer have defended Trump's speech in the weeks since, insisting the commitment was clear, e...

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Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Judd Legum at Think Progress said , "Instead of testifying publicly before the appropriations committees, where these matters could be discusse...

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Afghan commando kills 2 U.S. soldiers

It said the incident was under investigation. And it's not the first time this year that one has occurred, as NBC News explains : "The atta...

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Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm

Qatar's neighbors have also criticized Qatar for allegedly supporting groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas . Tillerson, speaking a...

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Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

In a brief statement to reporters Thursday after Comey's testimony, Kasowitz accused Comey of admitting "that he unilaterally and surreptitiousl...

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