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Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey for releasing Trump memos

The complaint will take issue with Comey's revelation that he asked a friend to pass along to a reporter notes he took of his private conversations with the president. "In a credibility battle between Trump and Comey, everybody knows Comey is going to win that war", said Adam W. Goldberg, who was an associate special White House counsel under Mr.

Gun shop owner reacts to concealed carry bill

John Faircloth of High Point was among eight Republicans who voted against relaxing the current law. House Bill 746 would allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit only in the same places where they now are allowed to carry handguns openly.

Trump Tweets Comment On Comey's Explosive Testimony

He said the request made him uncomfortable, but he chose not to relay that information to Sessions because he was convinced the attorney general would recuse himself from Russia-related matters. "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Mr Comey said toward the end of more than two hours of testimony before the Senate intelligence committee.

Casino gunman hooked on gambling, say police

He was sacked in 2014 due to false declarations and nondisclosure of assets and had racked up bank debts of 4 million pesos ($81,000). He and his wife, who have three children, separated because of his gambling habit. "You are no longer in your right mind when you are addicted". In security footage released by Resorts World, the suspect was seen arriving at the entertainment complex in a taxi.

'50/50 chance' of Theresa May resigning after election

May called the snap election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries which are due to begin in less than a fortnight, and to cement her grip on the Conservative Party after she took over as prime minister in the wake of last year's European Union referendum.

Where Is Myanmar Missing Plane? Possible Crash Suspected For Military Aircraft

Rescue personnel carry bodies recovered by fishing vessels in the waters off San Hlan village, in Laung Lone township, southern Myanmar , Thursday, June 8, 2017. There has been no official explanation for the cause of the crash, one of several deadly incidents involving Myanmar military aircraft in recent years.

Crews battling three-alarm fire at Baldwin Village restaurant

While Pegg said the fire was "fairly significant", he added it is being contained. He said there is structural instability in the roof, but at this point there is no concern about the buildings. Smoke was seen for miles from the fire which occurred during a busy lunch time. Baldwin Street has been blocked off between Spadina Avenue and Beverly Street as crews battle the fire.

5-alarm fire breaks out at downtown noodle bar

Patterson said she parked to order some dim sum at the place across the street from where the fire eventually broke out, and her vehicle ended up trapped behind a truck. During the primary search, they did find a dog in the building, and they were able to escort it safely out. No injuries have been reported and the restaurant was evacuated shortly after the fire spread.

UK Election Result 2017: What Does A Hung Parliament Imply?

British Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit, just hours after voters delivered her party a huge blow at the polls. The Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland is the most likely candidate. To form a government, a political party needs to reach the majority mark of 326 seats.

BA hopes to resume most flights from London after weekend chaos

It blamed a power supply issue for the outage and said there was no sign it was under cyberattack. Cruz said BA, part of Europe's largest airline group IAG, planned to fly all its long haul services from Heathrow on Sunday, although there would be delays due to the knock on impact from Saturday's disruption and some short haul flights would be canceled.

BC Legislature back in session June 22

Harry Swain, has criticised the process for not sufficiently evaluating the project's economic case. The last time B.C. had a minority government was 1952, when W.A.C. River diversion has to be done when water is low in summer, not in winter when the two existing Peace River dams are running water through turbines to supply winter electricity demand.

Fires and worst storm in decades kill nine people in South Africa

Although the storms have subsided the wild fires continue to cause havoc and a number of homes have already been burned down with over 10 000 residents being evacuated. Three Anchor Bay, Sea Point, tonight. "Our hearts go out to those who have also lost their belongings, including their homes", President Jacob Zuma said.

Pakistan beat South Africa by 19 runs (DLS)

I don't think it's a huge problem at all. They have some world-class players. Asked if he was anxious about de Villiers, coach Russell Domingo said: "No, not at all". "Every batter has got his game plans in place for the various bowlers, not only the spinners". - South Africa have secured wins in both their previous Champions Trophy games at Edgbaston ( Pakistan in 2013, Bangladesh in 2004).

Merkel in Argentina Talks Trump, Trade and Climate Change

On a visit to Argentina as part of a tour to rally support among G-20 nations, Merkel cited the difficulty of that task ahead of the July 7-8 summit in Hamburg, since the communique must be signed off by all 20 partners. Merkel said the European Union would have to compromise in order to reach an agreement that would benefit both sides. "Negotiating a free trade agreement is always a hard matter".

United States intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

Her arrest was announced on Monday, the same day The Intercept reported that a top-secret National Security Agency document showed more evidence of Russian attempts to hack the United States election. Reality Leigh Winner , 25, poses in a picture posted to her Instagram account. Billie Winner-Davis (left, with husband Gary) said that she was stunned by the charges against her daughter.

The Security National Trust Co. Maintains Position in Nike Inc (NKE)

This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. About 3.94 million shares traded. More notable recent Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: " Nike: The Triple Trouble" on June 05, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Nike, Inc".

Oppenheimer Holdings Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Dover Corp (DOV)

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 4 by William Blair. The company was initiated on Friday, October 7 by Susquehanna. Moors Cabot stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Dover Corp (NYSE: DOV ). Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,775 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 1,743 shares during the period.

Britain has a hung parliament. So what happens now?

The pound lost more than three cents against the dollar. Answer: It's an unusual situation in which no political party wins more than half of the 650 seats in the House of Commons - 326 is the ostensible mark for a majority, but since the seven Sinn Fein MPs in Northern Ireland aren't expected to take up their seats in the London chamber, the threshold is more like 323.

Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row

One is the brother of the Gamaa Isalmiya assassin who killed Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat in 1981. Earlier this week Erdogan criticised the sanctions against Qatar , saying he meant to "develop" ties, but he was careful not to criticise Riyadh .

British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

Police shot the terrorist trio dead. Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport trying to fly to Turkey in March a year ago over concerns he was intending to travel on to Syria, according to reports. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack. "And we are the same", he said. The authorities have said Butt was known to police and the domestic security service MI5 but there was no intelligence that an attack was being planned.

Gulf states squeeze Qatar as US, Kuwait probe for solution to row

Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa will meet with Erdogan on Saturday, the foreign ministry said, without giving other details. The closure of the tiny energy-rich kingdom's sea, land and air borders with its neighbours has effectively left Qatar under siege. The foreign minister of Oman met fellow GCC member Kuwait's emir for talks.

Missing Myanmar plane had 15 children on board

The 15 children are six boys and nine girls. The ministry informed that the plane, a Y-8-200 F, was carrying 122 members, including 14 crew members. Wednesday for Yangon , the largest city. "Both of them died", she said. Myanmar's former junta bought several during their 50 years of isolated rule, when they were squeezed by Western sanctions.

Russian Federation sends jet fighter to intercept Norwegian plane over Barents Sea: agencies

The Russian fighter jet accompanied the B-52 bomber until it left for global airspace and then returned safely to its aerodrome, the source said. USA officials declined specific comments on the incident, apart from confirming the B-52 was in the area, and insisting that it was always "operating in global airspace" during the course of the incident.

In Testimony Over Russian Probe, Comey Accuses Trump of Lying

Comey's testimony may not be accurate. "Given Attorney General Sessions' participation in President Trump's campaign, it was for that reason, and that reason alone, the Attorney General made the decision on March 2, 2017 to recuse himself from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States", the spokesman added.

'WOW, Comey is a leaker!': Trump tweets response to Comey testimony

Claiming "total and complete vindication", President Donald Trump broke his Twitter silence Friday morning to weigh in on fired FBI Director James Comey's closely watched testimony . Kasowitz". Though Republicans worked to discredit Comey and to blunt the impact of his testimony, the ex-director's statement deepened questions about the basis for his May 9 dismissal and about whether Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice.

UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

He also sought to cast the anti-Qatar action led by the Saudis and the United Arab Emirates as the result of his trip last month to Riyadh, where he pressed leaders from dozens of Arab and Muslim governments, including Qatar's emir, to combat extremism.

NRA's news outlet blatantly lied about Comey hearing to protect Trump

Under oath on Thursday, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he consciously decided to make the memo detailing Trump's request unclassified. "Comey recalled when he learned he'd been fired, saying "the shifting explanations" "confused" and increasingly concerned" him. "Given Attorney General Sessions' participation in President Trump's campaign, it was for that reason, and that reason alone" Sessions made the March 2 decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation ...

Turkey says Kurds' referendum plan is 'grave mistake'

The referendum on whether to secede from Iraq is planned to be held in the three governorates that make up the Kurdish region , and in the areas that are disputed by the Kurdish and Iraqi governments but are now under Kurdish military control.

United Kingdom election results cast cloud over Brexit talks

It comes as the leader of the anti-EU United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) Paul Nuttall announced he would resign after the party failed to win any lawmakers in the British parliament and saw its vote share fall dramatically. Meanwhile, the Scottish National Party has won 35 seats, the Liberal Democrats are at 12 and the Democratic Unionist Party has secured 10. The shock result calls into question May's judgement in calling a snap election - despite the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, ...

Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told the court her daughter had never been in any trouble and was at the top of her class throughout her school days. Winner's mother said she was stunned when her daughter called over the weekend, saying the Federal Bureau of Investigation had come to her home and she was being arrested .

Qatar in talks with Turkey and Iran to provide food, water

Gabriel, who is due to meet Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Wednesday, said he was surprised by the intensity of the tensions erupting in the Gulf region. The Qatari Minister for foreign affairs , Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman told sources that the hack and false report has been confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Burr delights Trump base with Comey grilling

He added that Comey "vindicated the president from a standpoint of not being under investigation, and that's key". An experienced former federal prosecutor himself, Comey refused to say whether he thinks Trump broke the law. "Mr. Comey has now admitted that he is one of these leakers". Comey said he felt compelled to do so after an airport tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and then then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport past ...

North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russian Federation

North Korea has fully rejected the latest UN Security Council resolution to expand sanctions against Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile activities, and Pyongyang intends to continue its nuclear development without any delay, the North Korean Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

China's May exports beat forecast

Growth in both exports and imports accelerated from April, defying expectations of a slowdown. Exports rose 8.7 per cent in May in dollar terms, the customs administration said on Thursday (June 8). Imports into China have also been a main artery in the global value chain, offering global commodity producers a steady source of demand. Spot iron ore dropped one per cent to $US55.43 a tonne, while Singapore futures reversed a 1.5 per cent opening fall to trade flat.

Hawaii becomes first state to enact law that aligns with Paris agreement

Ige also signed a bill Tuesday to reduce carbon emissions in the agriculture sector. That is why I am concerned about President Trump withdrawing the United States from The Paris Agreement , which 195 countries - including the US - adopted this first-ever universal climate deal in 2015 that sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid risky climate change .

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