• Aides pressuring Trump not to fire Sessions
Aides pressuring Trump not to fire Sessions

Trump ignored questions about Sessions shouted by reporters as he walked across the south lawn of the White House on Wednesday to board his Marine One helicopter. But The New York Times , which first reported the request to Sessions, said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an investigation into Trump's first national secu...

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  • Corey Lewandowski: President Trump Needs Communications Team With 'Preexisting Relationship'
Corey Lewandowski: President Trump Needs Communications Team With 'Preexisting Relationship'

He then praised Trump as "the greatest communicator as a president we've ever had" - something his current communications team should be aware of and know how to handle. The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowle...

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  • Britons vote in key election
Britons vote in key election

May said this week that she would consider rewriting human rights legislation if it gets in the way of tackling extremism. The decision by Theresa May to call a snap election was an initial shock to the GBP as Sterling rallied strongly, as markets interpreted this as a chance for the Conservatives to gain a greater political clout (through an i...

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  • Gov. Greitens calls for special session to address life issues
Gov. Greitens calls for special session to address life issues

In a video message shared on Twitter on Wednesday, Greitens declares himself to be "pro-life" and "proud to support life-the lives of mothers, their children and the innocent unborn". Peters, would have reversed St. Louis's ordinance. "We had some radical politicians in St. Louis who passed legislation to make St. Louis an abortion sanctuary city...

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  • The 8 most important quotes from James Comey's hearings
The 8 most important quotes from James Comey's hearings

He expressed confidence that the circumstances of his firing, and Mr Trump's overall behaviour towards him, could be investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, but he declined to offer an opinion on whether it met the threshold.

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  • Surprise Setback for Britain's Conservatives as Possibility of Hung Parliament Looms
Surprise Setback for Britain's Conservatives as Possibility of Hung Parliament Looms

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has set June 19 as his favoured date for the start of talks, due to last around 14-18 months. The national exit poll was released at 10 p.m. "That is the future I want for Britain as we fulfill the promise of Brexit together", May told voters in her final address to the nation before Thursday's ...

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  • Comey says Trump told lies 'plain and simple'
Comey says Trump told lies 'plain and simple'

Comey also said that the President was never personally under investigation. It was on February 14, the day after National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had been fired for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about talking to Russian contacts.

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

Earlier in the day, the president entered the diplomatic spat involving Qatar and major Arab nations over Doha's alleged support of Iran and Islamist militant groups sponsoring terrorism in the region. Qatar is home to the largest USA airbase in the Mideast. Gregory Gause, a professor at Texas A&M and an expert on the Gulf region, spoke to NPR o...

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  • Trump attorney responds to Comey's testimony
Trump attorney responds to Comey's testimony

The hearing was Mr Comey's first public appearance since his sudden May 9 firing and it brought Washington and other parts of the country to a standstill as Americans sat glued to their screens, harkening back to the Watergate congressional hearings that held the nation rapt four decades earlier.

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  • Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony
Donald Trump hits back at James Comey after scathing testimony

Former FBI Director James Comey told senators in a closed hearing this afternoon that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have had a third interaction with Russia's ambassador to the United States , according to people familiar with the briefing.

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  • Officials search for person near Yellowstone North Entrance
Officials search for person near Yellowstone North Entrance

Murphy may be wearing khaki trousers, a yellow t-shirt, navy pullover, a green and gray rain jacket and an army green backpack. "He is 5'11" tall, weighs 190 pounds, wear glasses and may be wearing khaki trousers, a yellow T-shirt, navy pullover, a green and gray rain jacket and an army green backpack.

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  • Two Washington DC police officers struck by pickup truck, driver arrested
Two Washington DC police officers struck by pickup truck, driver arrested

The accident happened in the 2400 block of 18th Street NW in Adams Morgan around 9 p.m. Two suspects are in custody after a pickup truck crashed at high speed into three DC employees, including two police officers, one of whom is in "very critical condition", according to Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham.

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  • Alabama executes man for '94 killing of fast-food workers
Alabama executes man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

State prosecutors said he and a former employee robbed the restaurant in Gadsden, about 60 miles northeast of Birmingham. Nathaniel Baker , Tamika Collins and Darrell Collier were killed. They cited midazolam's use in problematic executions including one in December in which an inmate coughed and heaved for the first 13 minutes of an execution...

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  • Schumer after Comey testimony: Cloud hanging over Trump 'a whole lot darker'
Schumer after Comey testimony: Cloud hanging over Trump 'a whole lot darker'

JAMES COMEY , Former Director, FBI: Yes. During the Watergate scandal there was remarkable testimony from former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean, who outlined the president's participation in the coverup of a litany of offences that led to his ouster.

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  • 'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony
'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony

But his point wasn't at all clear, as the senator himself later acknowledged. It added a sadly familiar political component to the proceedings. This was Comey's first appearance since his abrupt termination, and he clearly had a lot to get off his chest.

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  • Comey hearings fallout? Depends on the listener
Comey hearings fallout? Depends on the listener

He said that's why it's all the more shocking that Comey admitted he deliberately leaked a memo from a key meeting with Trump to a friend after he was sacked, in order to prompt the appointment of a special counsel in the Trump campaign-Russia probe.

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  • Ex-US Attorney Preet Bharara attends Comey hearing
Ex-US Attorney Preet Bharara attends Comey hearing

Providing a useful framework for the hearing, Comey issued a written opening statement a day before his testimony, laying out the facts of his meetings with President Trump and a timeline of those events. In a startling disclosure, Comey revealed that after his firing he actually tried to spur the special counsel's appointment by giving one of ...

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  • Dear Mr Trump: think before you tweet
Dear Mr Trump: think before you tweet

Again, Trump did not accept that explanation, accusing the media of spinning the narrative in the mayor's favor. In a formal statement posted to Twitter early Sunday morning, Khan condemned the attack and asked that people in London remain vigilant.

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  • Rift in the Gulf
Rift in the Gulf

Trump's broadside came as Kuwait's ruler flew to Saudi Arabia in a bid to resolve the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Arab world in years. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and several other states earlier this week moved to sever diplomatic ties with Doha over its alleged support for extremist groups.

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  • North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles
North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

It is the fourth new missile system Pyongyang says it has introduced and successfully tested this year alone, sending a defiant message to its enemies that it will continue to pursue a weapons programme that has rattled its neighbours and Washington.

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