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Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

Meanwhile rumors swirled that the maverick Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being lined up to mount a leadership bid as The Observer and The Sunday Telegraph reported that a Conservative rebellion was afoot. "I think we need to see the final make-up of parliament and then we'll reflect on that", DUP leader Arlene Foster told Radio Ulster late Friday. NEWLY elected MP for the Isle of Wight, Bob Seely, has defended the proposed parliamentary alliance between the Conservatives and the ...

Doubts over Theresa May´s grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

He told ITV: "I believe the DUP is in favour of scrapping the bedroom tax". Downing Street backtracked, saying she had "discussed finalizing" a deal in the coming week. "May fights to remain PM", said the front page of the Daily Telegraph, while the Times of London said: "May stares into the abyss". "That's not a matter for me", she said.

Trump labels Comey as 'cowardly' and potential criminal

While many of Trump's Republican allies have found Comey's testimony credible, the president has called the man he fired a liar and a "leaker". "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said of his conversations with Trump. In the end, a special counsel was appointed. "This had not been my practice in the past". Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said: "The president never, in form, or substance, directed or suggested that Mr.

Sessions to appear before Senate panel

It was a sign of escalating fallout from riveting testimony from Comey last week of undue pressure from Trump, which drew an angry response from the president on Friday that Comey was lying. Trump reached out again as president, but Bharara says he refused to return the call, because he considered these contacts inappropriate. A Republican senator is taking President Donald Trump to task for not clearing up a burning question: whether he has tape recordings of his conversations with his ...

Matthews: Trump-Russia Collusion Theory 'Came Apart' With Comey Testimony

Trump surprised Washington on Wednesday with announcing his choice to replace Comey, saying in a tweet that he meant to nominate Christopher Wray, a high-ranking official in George W. So Sen. Angus King asked Comey whether closing this narrow aspect of inquiry would have interfered with the broader Russian Federation investigation.

Russian Federation interfered in United States presidential polls with goal: Comey

President Donald Trump's outside attorney plans to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey with the Justice Department Inspector General and the Senate judiciary committee, two sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN.

Trump says James Comey's testimony showed 'no collusion, no obstruction'

Trump refused that he had asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty and never told Comey he hoped the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn would go away. Trump doubled down on his team's effort to discredit Comey, accusing him of acting improperly by revealing their private conversations. He asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate pointed to collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice.

UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal

Yet speaking on the Sunday politics shows this morning, both Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell said Labour would not try to keep the United Kingdom in the Single Market - suggesting they would support the Government if a vote on the matter arose.

Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

The former director even disclosed that the president demanded that he give him his pledge of loyalty if he wanted to keep his job as Federal Bureau of Investigation chief. "No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker", Trump defiantly said. When Comey was asked directly whether he believes President Trump colluded with Russian Federation, he said he could only answer in a closed session with Senators later that day.

PM Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

May's gamble of calling snap polls backfired after the British electorate delivered a hung Parliament , forcing her to seek the support of a small Northern Irish party for staying in power, as the country braces for hard Brexit talks. However, Corbyn remains hopeful for another election, and is still relying on the young or first-time voters , of whom many expressed their support for the party in the run-up to the election.

Iran Kills Mastermind Behind Tehran Attacks

Iran has arrested nearly 50 people in connection with a twin attack on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants. "We know that the aim of (Iran) is to reach the focal point of Muslims and we will not wait until the fight is inside Saudi Arabia and we will work so that the battle is on their side, inside Iran, not in Saudi Arabia", Prince Mohammed said in a television interview.

Trump Jr. defends dad on Twitter during Comey testimony

Mazie Hirono (D-HI) asked him if "the attorney general or senior officials at the Department of Justice" tried to block an FBI investigation, to which Comey replied, "Not in my experience". Comey said Trump had asked him during a meeting on February 14 to go easy on an ongoing investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

And speaking on the BBC 's Andrew Marr Show, he added that Labour would table a "substantial" amendment to any Queen's Speech from May, putting forward the party's position on Brexit . "We have a program, we have support and we are ready to fight another election campaign as soon as may be". Overall, Corbyn's appearance was notable for how assured he appeared.

Donald Trump says James Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam SchiffAdam SchiffHouse panel demands Trump release Comey "tapes" House Dem: White House "can't have it both ways" on Comey Comey's testimony entirely free of substance MORE (D-Calif.) sent a letter on Friday to White House counsel Don McGahn demanding the release of any "tapes" of conversations between Comey and Trump.

Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack

Previously unreleased CCTV footage has made its way to social media, showing the moment armed police officers killed three terrorists who launched a vicious attack on Londoners last week. Police on Tuesday also arrested a 27-year-old man in Barking on suspicion of violating the Terrorism Act and a residence there was being searched. Khuram Butt died in the street on his back as armed officers trained their weapons on him just eight minutes after he and two accomplices murdered eight ...

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple May after UK election

With accusations of anti-semitism leveled at the newly rejuvenated Labor Party leader, that question is of particular interest to Britain's Jewish population. "It has to be said, young voters under 30 who disproportionately like the policies of Jeremy Corbyn were expected to turn out in quite low numbers and they turned out in droves yesterday and that really has pushed the agenda more in Jeremy Corbyn's favour and away from the conservatives who really tapped into an older ...

So is Donald Trump secretly recording conversations or not?

At a private White House dinner on January 27, just days after the billionaire took office, Comey said Trump appeared to want to "create some sort of patronage relationship" with him. In his public testimony, Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election, an issue that has distracted from White House policy goals such as overhauling the USA healthcare system and cutting taxes.

Comey hearing: Former FBI director to share details on conversations with Trump

President Donald Trump's personal attorney is planning to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey for details he revealed during his congressional testimony . Comey, seen being sworn in during the Senate intelligence committee hearing, hurled a series of damaging accusations against the president. The toughest questioning of Comey by Republican lawmakers on the Senate intelligence committee focused more on whether the interactions he described amounted to legal trouble ...

Comey Says Trump Lied

Comey's detailed and vivid recollections of his one-on-one conversations with Trump were revealed in seven pages of prepared testimony released Wednesday, the day before his appearance before the Senate intelligence committee. Comey said it was and still is the "high confident judgment" of the USA intelligence community that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign.

Former FBI director James Comey's loyalty is to his country

Richard Blumenthal. "Trump repeatedly pressured Comey to pledge his loyalty with the implicit threat of firing, and demanded Federal Bureau of Investigation go easy on Flynn". On Thursday, Comey provided additional information about the scope of that inquiry and whether it will target the president. It seems clear that Team Trump does not believe it can count on charitable interpretations of Comey's account to shield the president from obstruction of justice accusations.

In the United Kingdom published the final results of the elections

As the party of government, the Conservative Secretary of State for Northern Ireland would be the neutral facilitator of talks to get devolution back up and running. The Lib Dems said Mrs May should be "ashamed" of carrying on. "If she has an ounce of self respect, she will resign". The number of votes is the highest since 33.6 million voted in 1992, when Conservative leader John Major made it four general election wins in a row for the Tories.

Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Iran says the attackers, who were all killed, had fought for the IS group in Syria and neighbouring Iraq. At least 17 people were killed and 52 others injured in Tehran on Wednesday when gunmen mounted nearly simultaneous assaults on Iran's Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini.

President Trump Willing To Testify Under Oath On Comey

Trump denied that he ever asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty, or suggested that he "let go" the criminal investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . " I didn't say that ". Though Republicans worked to discredit Mr 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 President Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice.

Three US troops killed after Afghan soldier opened fire

Air raids by U.S. fighter jets have sharply increased in recent months, just as the White House considers requests from military commanders to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan . The deployment of the so-called Mother Of All Bombs killed dozens of jihadists but fighting in the area has continued. Afghan authorities April 15 reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led forces conducted ...

USA and Russian Federation call for dialogue over Qatar-GCC dispute

A separate SPA report on Saturday acknowledged Tillerson's call for Qatar to curtail support for terrorism, but did not mention his remarks that the crisis was hurting ordinary Qataris, impairing business dealings and harming the US fight against the Islamic State militant group.

All You Need To Know About UK General Election 2017

A party spokesman confirmed the resignation of Hill, a combative character who one former colleague said had helped create a "toxic" atmosphere at the heart of the government. "This is not the time for sharks to be circling". Johnson previously had his eyes on the top job in 2016, but stepped aside after his campaign manager Michael Gove nominated himself and said Johnson didn't have what it took to be leader.

Donald Trump calls Federal Bureau of Investigation chief he unceremoniously sacked a 'coward'

At a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , Trump was asked to respond to Comey's Thursday appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee. "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", he said. Karl: And you seem to be hinting there are recordings of those conversations.

Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to tell his Justice Department colleagues they needed to be careful.

Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday

The maximum temperatures continued to hover below-normal in most parts of Punjab and Haryana with the common capital of Chandigarh registering at 35.6 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 59 per cent. Friday was cooler, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.5 degrees Celsius, six degrees below the season's average.

New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. The role of Mr Timothy and Ms Hill as Mrs May's joint chiefs of staff had been severely criticised by disgruntled Tories in the wake of the election result.

Russia, Qatar to discuss Middle East crisis

Air Force bombing missions. Additionally, Saudi Arabia sealed shut Qatar's only land border, impacting a significant source of food imports for the peninsula nation. "There are on-going cases and we have, the courts have, concluded and prosecuted certain individuals". In an attempt to reassure customers, the state-run company said it had "mobilised all available resources" to mitigate any actions that could disrupt supplies.

Puerto Ricans to vote on statehood today

Sunday's referendum is the fifth one for Puerto Rico . The bubble ultimately popped and, unable to repay creditors, Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy in early May - the largest ever by a local United States government. The Puerto Rican government is wrestling with a formidable $73 billion debt and is now in the courts under a USA federal district judge trying to negotiate a form of bankruptcy process.

Powerball winner sold at California retailer

The victor has one year to claim the prize. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee. The homes are clustered around a golf course and residents join in activities ranging from tai chi and swimming to woodworking and shuffleboard, according to the association's website.

Qatar says no expulsion of nationals from countries that cut ties

Qatar faces isolation by fellow Arab countries after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt severed ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their adversary Iran. Iran Air spokesman Shahrokh Noushabadi told The Associated Press that a sixth planeload of vegetables will head to Qatar on Sunday. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand", Noushabadi added, without saying if the deliveries were commercial exports or aid.

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

Tapwrit (2) with jockey Jose Ortiz is ahead of Irish War Cry (7) with jockey Rajiv Maragh approaching the finish of the 2017 Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on Sunday, June 10. Irish War Cry made the lead, set some energy conserving fractions, which basically took the late-running closers out of the race. "The horse was close to being able to compete but we ran out of time", trainer Kiyoshi Hagiwara said through a translator.

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