Nadal playing Wawrinka in French Open final

If not, I'm going to be in big trouble. Well, perhaps he should brush up. Nadal withstood a shaky start before reeling off four games in succession to subdue Thiem, who was looking to be just the second Austrian finalist at a Slam after 1995 French Open victor Thomas Muster.

United Kingdom leader strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

A Number 10 spokesman said: 'We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week.

Trump says '100 per cent' ready to testify under oath

During the press conference, U.S. President Donald Trump accused Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level", urging the Gulf Arab country to stop the funding. "When will you tell us about the recordings?" asked ABC News' Jonathan Karl. When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said , "I'm not going to say, I want you to pledge allegiance".

Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

KARL: Always fair. Mr. President, I want to get back to James Comey's testimony . "No collusion, no obstruction. And some of the things that he said just weren't true", Trump said at a news conference in the White House Rose Garden.

Russia Investigators Demand Comey Tapes, If They Exist

During a news conference Friday, Trump said he'd have more information related to whether tapes exist at a later date. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said, "100 percent". "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said during his testimony Thursday. Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke ...

Theresa May: The leader who gambled and lost

By contrast Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , derided in the right-wing media as a socialist has-been, drew large rallies and many young people with a message of ending austerity. "It's an issue very close to my heart and one that I wanted categoric assurances from the prime minister on, and I received (them)", said Davidson, who is engaged to be married to her female partner.

DUP to support minority government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) for support on key legislation, a humiliating outcome for them after an election meant to make them a dominant force. On Saturday Sammy Wilson, the DUP MP for East Antrim, highlighted the issue of soldiers and policemen being prosecuted for their actions during the Troubles as another priority for the discussions with the Conservatives.

Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack

Ephi Dardashti, an Iranian-born author and cultural expert, similarly said, "To attack the parliament and then to attack the 'holy of holies, ' the huge complex where Khomeini is buried - the symbolism is very strong". The attack on parliament, which was in session at the time, lasted more than three hours. Whatever we may think about Iranian democracy and its many real shortcomings, their parliament was a target for Isis , which suggests their Isis enemies, at least, take that aspect of ...

Trump punishes Times reporter for debunked Russian Federation story

The original post about why this doesn't make sense follows. "Well, I didn't say that", Trump said . "So if Robert Mueller wanted to speak with you about that-" the reporter said, referring to the Special Counsel Robert Mueller , investigation Russia's interference in the USA election.

Gulf Nations, Qatar Ease Diplomatic Rift Slightly

Qatar will pay the Ashcroft Law Firm $2.5 million for a 90-day period as the country seeks to confirm its efforts to fight global terrorism and comply with financial regulations including US Treasury rules, according to a Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, filing on Friday with the Justice Department.

UK PM Theresa May isolated after election fiasco as key aides quit

Foster told Sky News her party had had "very good discussions" with the Conservatives on Saturday and these would continue while refusing to say what she will demand from any deal. Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust Mrs May, claims strongly disputed by the Foreign Secretary.

President Trump's Lawyer Made a Mistake in Describing James Comey's Testimony

Comey's comments on the Clinton email were overshadowed by his descriptions of meetings with Trump over the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe of Russia's meddling in the USA presidential election. New York Times reporters corroborated Comey's timeline on Thursday after Kasowitz's statement. Trump's elder son was active on Twitter, however, defending his dad.

Journalist ordered to pay Benjamin Netanyahu damages for libel

In Sunday's ruling, Judge Azaria Alkalai found Sarna's allegations were not substantiated by witnesses. The couple had vigorously denied the story. Bibi?s Svengali? Sara Netanyahu was pilloried over the dress she wore to the Knesset opening ceremony.

The View Hot Topic: Kushner's Alleged Back Channel With Russia

Trump retweeted a Fox News article that quoted an anonymous source as saying Kushner's secret communications with a Russian diplomat were about Syria. "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers".

Police release images of London attacker's fake explosive belts

The belts were still attached to the suspects when they were shot dead. These are the fake explosive belts worn by the terrorists who killed eight people in London on June 3. He rented a different van later that evening. It was the third terror attack in Britain in as many months, and was claimed by the Islamic State group.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Pakistan says reports of deploying troops in Qatar 'fabricated'

In its latest Country Reports on Terrorism, the US State Department said Qatar in 2015 froze assets and imposed travel bans on Ka'bi and Kawari, both of whom are Qatari citizens. "We can live forever like this, we are well prepared", Sheikh Mohammed said. But the row over Qatar's alleged support for Islamist groups has disrupted many aspects of life.

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple May after United Kingdom election

After seeking permission from The Queen to form a new Government, May pointedly made no reference to her party's damaging losses, leading the Evening Standard , edited by former Tory finance minister George Osborne, to splash the front-page headline "Queen of Denial".

Senators sound calls to release Comey 'tapes' as Trump attacks 'cowardly' leak

The statement had Washington buzzing as it disclosed that Comey began documenting his talks with Trump after their first encounter at Trump Tower on January 6. Asked by a reporter if he had told Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Trump said , "I didn't say that". The reporter then continued: "So he [Comey] lied about that?" PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, I didn't say that.

Jordan troops killed 5 suspected infiltrators from Syria

Shortly after the incident, it added, one of the vehicles, a pickup truck, and two motorcycles returned, heading toward Jordanian territory, where troops opened fire killing five people and destroying the vehicle and the motorcycles and also damaged a second auto that came to rescue them.

UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP

May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". Clinging on for now, May reached a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to support the Conservatives in parliament.

Comey Testimony Watched by Estimated 19.5 Million Viewers

Cable news network CNN took the race among viewers 25-54, drawing 1.02 million of them, ahead of NBC's 859,000; ABC's 854,000; CBS's 784,000; MSNBC's 633,000; FNC's 600,000; and Univision's 258,000. On Thursday morning, Comey testified before the US Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and collusion with the Trump campaign.

Flynn providing documents to Senate, first batch by June 6

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, a former Republican senator selected by Trump for the post , appeared unconcerned about Trump's disclosure during an Armed Services Committee hearing last week. Meanwhile, Mr Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin sounded similar tones as they criticised the United States scrutiny of Russia's attempts to sway the presidential election .

Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

The ban comes amid a diplomatic row as Saudi Arabia blacklisted entities and individuals that they perceive as connecting Qatar to extremist groups, with the United Arab Emirates , Egypt , Yemen and Bahrain included. Iran Air spokesman Shahrokh Noushabadi told The Associated Press that a sixth planeload of vegetables will head to Qatar on Sunday. Iranian media meanwhile reported that three traditional dhow boats carrying some 350 tons of fruit are to leave for Qatar from the small ...

Police name third London Bridge jihadi as Youssef Zaghba

Italian news reports said authorities sequestered Zaghba's mobile phone and passport when he was stopped at the airport, but that he successfully got them back after a court determined there wasn't enough evidence to charge him with any terrorism-related crime.

Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Rakes Him Over Coals

Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on the admission, casting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director as one of the "leakers" set on undermining the Trump administration. What Comey's statement says: He backs the president's account: "I discussed with the FBI's leadership team whether I should be prepared to assure President-Elect Trump that we were not investigating him personally".

Third attacker identified after London Bridge terrorist attack

Police are eager to hear from anybody with information about the men, particularly about their movements and places they visited in the days before the attack. Thomas, 45, was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began on Saturday night. Scotland Yard earlier confirmed the Moroccan-Italian national lived in the London district of Barking with the other two terrorists, Italian news agency Ansa reported.

US forces conduct strike against Somalia`s Al-Shabaab: Pentagon

USA forces carried out a strike in conjunction with Somali special forces Sunday against Al-Shabaab approximately 185 miles (300 kilometers) southwest of Mogadishu, according to the Pentagon. That standard requires high-level, interagency vetting of proposed airstrikes. A US official stressed in March that the USA military will not be able to make unilateral decisions for airstrikes.

Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped

Comey testified that Trump asked him to quash an active investigation into one of his associates in February, weeks after the president asked his former FBI director to pledge personal loyalty. "I'm not hinting at anything", Trump said, but then he teased, "You'll be very disappointed". "Yes, I was on Judiciary Cmte that impeached Clinton/sent him for trial in the Senate for matters less serious than the ones before us now", Inglis tweeted yesterday.

Trump's legal team to file complaint with DOJ about Comey leak

What the White House says: Denies Mr Trump asked for the inquiry to be dropped, but the House committee asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation for relevant memos. He later added that it's "essential for our country that" Trump "offer his testimony to Congress about what exactly happened". "More hot air from someone who has had an estranged relationship with the truth", he wrote .

US President Donald Trump declares 'total vindication' over 'leaker' James Comey

In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign.

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Kuwait's ruling emir has shuttled between countries trying to mediate an end to the crisis. The ban comes amid a diplomatic row as Saudi Arabia blacklisted entities and individuals that they perceive as connecting Qatar to extremist groups, with the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Yemen and Bahrain included.

Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump?

While Trump might feel vindicated, Comey's reputation as a truth-teller didn't seem to take a hit. The President last formally took questions on May 18, when he held a bilateral news conference - similar to the one that will happen Friday - with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

Xi Jinping snubs Nawaz Sharif after murder of Chinese teachers in Pakistan

India cited "sovereignty" issues over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) - a key component of the BRI - passing through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as the reason behind the boycott. "This is Xi's first foreign visit after he presided over the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation and also a major diplomatic activity of China in the Eurasia region", Wang was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua news agency.

British police name two London Bridge attackers, say one was investigated before

Police say they have 500 ongoing terrorism investigations and are keeping tabs on 3,000 individuals suspected of extremism. Saturday night's attack injured dozens, including four police officers. A focus on security would normally be expected to help the prospects of May's Conservative Party in the coming general election. The second man, Rachid Redouane , had not aroused any suspicions.

Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

This thing will have more seasons than Game of Thrones. Trump refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped, a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them. - the president's eldest son - seemed to confirm Comey's version of events in a Saturday interview on Fox News as he tried to emphasize the fact that his father did not directly order Comey to stop investigating Flynn.

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