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Flight to Pudong turns back to Sydney

When the disturbance was noticed, the plane was turned around, travelling over Western Sydney before returning to the airport. The Airbus 330 returned to Kingsford Smith International Airport at around 10pm Sydney time after it took off from the airport at 8:40pm.

Homeland Security Secretary defends plan for Russia back channel

She also said the White House is not concerned about the reports Mr. Kushner discussed back-channel communications with the Russians . Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on ABC's "This Week" that Kushner should appear before the panel and that his security clearance needs to be reviewed.

Ariana Grande Manchester benefit concert 'One Love' tickets sell out in minutes!

However, ITV have moved the show to Saturday night to avoid distracting from the Ariana Grande One Love Manchester tribute concert on Sunday evening. Those who weren't able to bag tickets will be able to watch along at home, though, with the BBC broadcasting the whole show live from 6.55pm on Sunday.

Theresa May to form Govt

What she meant: A government that will clear up after itself. Foster called a press conference in Belfast to clarify the situation, saying: "I make no apology for saying that the DUP will always strive for the best deal for Northern Ireland and its people".

Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'

Mr Trump also seized on Mr Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter. The brief news conference - where each President took four questions from the press - comes the day after Comey's bombshell Capitol Hill testimony in which the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director accused the White House of "lies".

London Bridge Attack Video Shows Moment Police Shoot And Kill Attackers

Within minutes, the attackers are shot dead and another police auto arrives as people are seen running for their lives. The attack took place on Saturday when three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge, before abandoning the vehicle and stabbing people in Borough Market.

Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood

More importantly, for more than a century, the Supreme Court has consistently ruled that unincorporated territories are not meant to become states of the Union . It is now engaged in an acrimonious battle with Wall Street creditors that invested in the island's bonds. The referendum coincides with the 100th anniversary of USA citizenship being granted to Puerto Ricans, who are barred from participating in presidential elections and have a representative in Congress with limited voting powers.

Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after disruptive passenger tries to enter cockpit

The incident happened shortly after Malaysia flight MH128 took off from Melbourne's Tullamarine airport late on Wednesday night. "Safety and security are of utmost priority to Malaysia Airlines ", the airlines said in a statement. The man was tackled by passengers who overpowered him and tied him up with belts. A device carried by the man as he shouted threats was not unsafe, they said.

Comey Testimony: President Trump Claims 'Total and Complete Vind

U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters Friday that former FBI Director James Comey's testimony under oath before Congress on Thursday contained statements that weren't true. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and several committee members of each party also wrote a letter to Richman, requesting Comey's memos, according to The Hill.

Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday

Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) tells ABC's "This Week" that he thinks Trump was trying to "cultivate some kind of relationship" with him. "Atty Gen. Sessions provided false testimony in response to questions from me", Leahy tweeted. Sessions' testimony is expected to occur Tuesday in a closed meeting and to focus on the moments leading up to the private February 14 conversation where, according to Comey, President Trump pressed the then-FBI director to drop the investigation into former ...

'Very Cowardly!': Trump Lashes Out at Comey Over Leaks, Questions Their Legality

The committee also sent a letter to Mr Comey asking for any notes or memos about the discussions he had with Mr Trump before being abruptly fired last month. One last observation: Comey forgot to mention the near mutiny in the Federal Bureau of Investigation when he decided not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for breaking the law with that server and classified documents.

United Kingdom police seeking missing attack victim find body in river

Earlier this week anti-extremism think tank Quilliam revealed one of its senior members was attacked by Butt at a religious festival in July previous year. They then jumped out of the vehicle and attacked members of the public in and around bars in Borough Market before all three were shot dead by armed police.

USA forces 'assisting' Philippines in battle to end city siege

The forces have been deployed at the request of the government, the embassy said. Soldiers aboard their vehicles maneouver through a street in Marawi, in southern island of Mindanao on June 10, 2017. "'Yung kanilang engineering battalion may be readily dispersed in order to implement whatever plans that the other agencies may have - may have agreed upon", he said.

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

This email address has already registered for this newsletter. Grim records mark the 10th anniversary of Hamas rule in Gaza - the longest-ever daily electricity and water cuts, 60 percent youth unemployment, and a rising backlog of thousands waiting for a rare chance to exit the blockaded territory.

Trump, France's Macron call to congratulate May on election

The record-low turnout, however, took some shine off the achievement for Macron's Republic on the Move! - a fledgling party fighting its first-ever election and dedicated to providing France's youngest-ever president with the legislative majority he needs to be effective and enact his promised labor reforms and other sweeping changes.

Hostage-taker in Australia acquitted of 'terror' plot

Police surrounded an apartment complex in the late afternoon after reports of an explosion. The woman was unhurt but three police officers suffered gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening, Ashton said. AAP/Julian Smith/via REUTERS Australian police stand at the site of a siege at the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Melbourne, Australia, June 6, 2017 .

Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Over the weekend and into Monday he indulged in another cycle of Twitter outbursts and pointless personal feuding that may damage his agenda and the powers of the Presidency. He added yesterday: "The mayor is focused on dealing with Saturday's horrific and cowardly attack and working with the police, the emergency services and the Government to keep London safe".

More arrested in London attack investigation

Two men were arrested by police "supported by firearms officers" on a street in Ilford in east London , the Metropolitan Police said in a statement. In preparation for Thursday's general election, London police said they had put in place a "specialist and highly flexible operation" ready for deployment at a moment's notice.

Trump's son fires off tweets in support of his dad

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.

Bill Cosby to accuser Andrea Constand's mother: 'Mom, she had an orgasm'

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Agrusa asked, referring to their first dinner. Cosby is charged with aggravated indecent assault . The comedian once dubbed America's Dad could get 10 years in prison if convicted. "She continued to do her job", Constand's lawyer, Dolores Troiani, said outside court.

Lies, Leaked Memos, and Speculation: What's Next After Comey's Testimony

Politico's Playbook on Friday reported that more lawmakers will likely soon come on board and join the calls to have Trump testify under oath with the president coming "pretty close" to suggesting Comey lied in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee .

Sara Zelenak Confirmed As Dead In London Bridge Terror Attack

The video does not contain sound, but Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, stated that the three officers fired an unprecedented about of shots - around 50 - because it was believed the attackers were wearing suicide vests.

Corbyn quells rebellion in Britain's Labour with poll surge

For Labour, the story of this election is one of unprecedented turnaround. Initially blind-sided by May's snap election call, and written off by many pollsters, Labour surged in the final weeks of the campaign. " Time for everyone to regroup". When Conservative prime minister Stanley Baldwin resigned, a second minority Labour government was formed, and MacDonald returned as prime minister.

London Bridge attack: New search underway near home of assailants in Barking

Seven people were killed and 21 were left fighting for their lives. In a statement Wednesday, relatives of Khuram Butt - one of three men to take part in the deadly massacre last Saturday - condemned the attack and called on local authorities in the United Kingdom to put a stop to others like him, who may be planning more strikes.

Deceased farmers' kin urge CM to call off fast: MP BJP chief

Even in this present agitation, he met the farmers' leader on June 4 and promised to resolve this problem. There are some issues which have already been addressed and there are some on which we have to take a decision. "I do not understand that instead of maintaining law and order which was their responsibility, they fired on farmers". Under fire over the farmers' unrest spiralling out of control, the chief minister had last evening announced to go on a fast for "restoration for peace" in ...

No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'

Her Downing Street office initially announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that account hours later. But it later disclosed that no deal had been finalised and talks on the arrangement will continue during the week as Mrs May desperately tries to shore up her position after losing her Commons majority in the election.

Jessica Chastain: portrayal of women in cinema is "disturbing"

Jessica Chastain has hit out at the portrayal of women in film , saying how the female characters in movies she watched at the Cannes film festival were represented was "disturbing". This is the first time I've watched 20 films in ten days. Though it which adapts the same book by Thomas P. Cullinan focused on the soldier, Coppola offers to see at this life story from the women's point of view.

Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock

As CBS News' Mark Philips noted this morning, it may be confusing to many that an election victory - which May's Conservatives won, as the largest party, should be viewed so resoundingly as a defeat for the Prime Minister. But there was little sympathy from some other Europeans. May's predecessor David Cameron sought to silence eurosceptic fellow Conservatives by calling the referendum on European Union membership.

" "Trump calls Comey "leaks" of memos "'cowardly'"

I did not say that. He painted Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into Flynn, his former national security adviser, as an order coming from the president.

Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Speaking at the scene of the attack, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said that in addition to a hammer, the suspect had two knives. The French officer is also wounded, though his condition has not been made clear. Kyle Riches, from San Francisco, was walking with his wife through the plaza outside the cathedral when they heard gunshots. "That's when I realized we were potentially at risk", Soderberg said in a telephone interview Tuesday night.

DiCaprio teams up with Mexican Prez to save endangered Porpoises

There are now fewer than 30 of the vaquita left in the wild, the foundations run by Slim and DiCaprio said in a statement. "Now more than ever, the world is looking for bold leadership at every level to tackle climate change and environmental conservation issues", DiCaprio said.

Congressional Investigators Probe James Comey Leak Network

The Kasowitz accusations, made shortly after James Comey completed the public portion of his Senate testimony, if actively pursued, would necessarily shroud the Trump administration in a complex web of investigations, congressional hearings and court proceedings that would ultimately pull it into a black hole of legal destruction.

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

A stream of senior lawmakers entered May's 10 Downing St. office Sunday afternoon, to learn what roles they had been given in government. The right-wing British press speculated Sunday that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a former journalist and the former Mayor of London , was plotting a leadership coup.

Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

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. Alavi said the operation was carried out by security forces on Saturday in collaboration with the secret services of neighbouring countries, reports Efe news.

US President Donald Trump willing to respond under oath

So, after getting his phone back from his lawyers-or whoever had had to hold onto it to prevent Trump from going off the rails mid-hearing-Trump jumped on Twitter to declare himself vindicated, and Comey "a leaker". Trump was scheduled to face the media later Friday at a joint press conference with the visiting president of Romania. In contrast, Comey wrote contemporaneous memos documenting each interaction that he wrote and shared with Federal Bureau of Investigation leaders.

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