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Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Since then, lawmakers have raised questions about a possible third meeting at a Washington hotel, though the Justice Department has said that did not happen. "The president's new at this", he said . Yet Comey dropped hints in his blockbuster testimony last week that there may be much more to the story.

Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her top political rival in their national elections this September are united against President Trump , according to The Washington Post. Saturday night from his first foreign trip by firing off a tweet that criticized Germany. " Very bad for U.S. This will change". She suggested that Europe needed to "really take our fate into our own hands " and said "the times in which we could rely fully on others - they are somewhat over".

Modi, Sharif exchange greetings

Its two-day summit, which kicked off on Thursday in Astana , focuses on issues related to cooperation in the fight against worldwide terrorism, security, and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan . Noting that India may have gained membership only today, Modi said its relationship with the SCO countries were historical. Prime Minister Modi, hence, enquired about Sharif's health and also asked about his mother and family.

North Korea slams Trump for pulling out of Paris Climate Agreement

Strimling recently joined the Climate Mayors network, a growing coalition of 246 municipal leaders who have committed to upholding the tenets of the Paris Agreement. Nicaragua isn't part of the accord because it does not believe it goes far enough to fight against climate change. The agreement wants to limit global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

Limited reshuffle points to Theresa May's lack of authority

Greg Clark holds on to his job as secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy and David Gauke takes over as work and pensions minister. Michael Gove has said he is "surprised and delighted" to land the "really important" Defra job, after he was brought back from the political wilderness by Prime Minister Theresa May.

French elections: President Macron's party set for huge parliamentary majority

Jean-Luc Melenchon's far-left party had 11 percent, while the Socialists of former President Francois Hollande tumbled to 7 percent. The measures follow the scandal that destroyed the presidential bid of Republicans candidate Francois Fillon, who has been charged over payments to his wife and two of his children for suspected fake jobs as parliamentary assistants.

'Frictionless' border with Republic of Ireland gives DUP a rough ride

The PM looks to have withstood immediate internal pressure to resign and there was no discussion at the 1922 Committee of how long she would remain in post, although there were clear signals of how her style of rule would change to keep MPs on side.

Battle for Raqqa begins

Raqqa was one of the first cities taken by Islamic State in January 2014 during a lightning offensive in which vast swaths of Iraq and Syria were captured. The US-SDF partnership has complicated relations with Turkey, which views the group's Kurdish component as an extension of a terror group operating inside its own borders.

Director Patty Jenkins holds all the leverage in 'Wonder Woman 2' negotiations

But director Patty Jenkins saw the situation for what it truly was. Wonder Woman is now out in theaters. " Gal is such a wonderful person and was very helpful". "She's Wonder Woman . She's got to come to America". Movies & More reviewer John Gillispie shares his thoughts on " Wonder Woman ", which is rated PG-13 and now playing in theaters.

Killed, 1 Seriously Injured in Single-Car Crash

The vehicle went into the grassy median, struck a guard rail and rolled over several times, ejecting all three occupants. Police say 24-year-old Karissa Harrison, of Johnston, and 30-year-old Henry Feliz, of Providence, were declared dead at the scene.

Hungary passes bill regulating foreign-funded NGOs

But the European Commission and the United Nations have condemned the law, saying it could "discriminate against and delegitimise" non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The EU has warned against adopting the law. "The European Commission should.do more to support NGOs inside the EU who face censorship". Several prominent NGOs said they would boycott the law and take the matter to Hungary's constitutional court and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Supermarket worker kills three, himself in Pennsylvania store

The victims were identified as Terry Sterling , 63, of South Montrose; Victoria Brong , 25, of Factoryville; and Brian Hayes , 47, of Springville. One witness managed to escape the rampage and call 911. The multitude of deaths come after Robert Stair entered the Eaton Township store just on 1am, June 8 and began shooting at indiscriminately at workers.

Michael Cleghorn Sought by Police for Homicide

On Tuesday, police released the name and photo of Michael Cleghorn. He died later in hospital from what an autopsy determined was "trauma received in an altercation". Investigators are urging anyone who sees Cleghorn or knows his whereabouts to come forward. Members of the public are advised to not approach Cleghorn and that he should be considered armed and unsafe.

Corbyn claims victory after result enhances his reputation

This will test the cross-party support for her pre-election pledges. The election had been expected to effectively ratify the referendum with polls repeatedly showing that those who wanted to leave the European Union still do so, and that many who voted to stay in it are now keen to get on with the withdrawal.

Young voters swung United Kingdom election left

Davidson was one of the few Conservative success stories in the election as the Scottish wing of the party won 13 seats. Another record: 201 MPs are women. Tellingly, one of the main authors of the Conservatives' 2017 election manifesto lost his seat. "I tend to support candidates I think are electorally viable", he said, backing Hillary Clinton over Sanders in last year's Democratic primaries despite being ideologically more aligned with the senator from Vermont.

Arkansas police officer slain; search ongoing for suspect

State Police say Weatherford was a 15-year department veteran. Arkansas State Police and other law enforcement agencies are searching for the suspect, according to FOX 16 . McCrory Police Department patrolman Robert Aaron Barker, 26, was killed on September 15 when his vehicle struck a deer on Arkansas 17 south of Patterson as he responded to assist a Woodruff County deputy sheriff.

Russia: Hundreds Detained in Opposition-led Protest

Almost 1,400 people were arrested in Moscow and St. Petersburg, according to OVD, an independent group monitoring arrests. The White House says the U.S. For that reason, he said he was unilaterally switching the venue to Tverskaya Street, Moscow's main avenue near the Kremlin. Navalny is seeking to highlight alleged corruption within the Russian government, but he is also seeking to promote his bid to run against President Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election.

Rapper Chief Keef arrested at Sioux Falls airport

Hopefully this is last time Chief Keef will have a negative run-in with police. This comes on the heels of Chief being busted for DUI in Miami just a couple months ago. Keef's tour schedule had him in Sioux Falls for a performance at the Ramkota Exhibit Hall Sunday night. He was cuffed and booked for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

Two US soldiers, 2 others wounded in Afghan solider attack, official says

The gunman was killed by American troops, according to a security official in the province. The U.S. has 8,400 troops deployed in Afghanistan to train and advise Afghan forces; most rarely participate in direct combat. It's the second time this year that an incident involving an Afghan soldier has resulted in the deaths of Americans. The Pentagon only stating they've opened an investigation into a shooting.

Brexit Talks May Be Delayed Following UK General Election

Asked whether the Brexit talks could open as soon as the planned June 19 date, he said: " Let's not rush things but either way, we are ready ". The later Brexit talks start, the less time there is to agree a deal. The EU Commission's Brexit man Michel Barnier also felt it was time Britain sorted out its government. The British pound tumbled against the US dollar and the euro after the election result.

Pakistan becomes member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

He also favoured early completion of the China-India-Bangladesh-Myanmar connectivity project in order to boost trade between the four countries. Both leaders agreed that India's entry into the SCO as a full member would promote closer cooperation within the SCO, including on one of the main priorities of the organisation, namely fighting terrorism.

Tory-DUP pact closer after 'constructive' No 10 talks

While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including a potential loss of a "frictionless border" with the Republic of Ireland - and talks will touch on efforts to minimise the potential damage to Northern Ireland .With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France on Tuesday to meet Emmanuel Macron , who last month swept to victory in its presidential election.During the campaign , ...

Turkish, US presidents likely to discuss Gulf crisis

The group said the list shows Qatar " announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". The severing of air, sea and land transport links has closed crucial import routes for Qatar and its population of around 2.7 million people who are dependent on imports for most of their food needs.

Explosions Rock Funeral in Tense Kabul

The Kabul peace conference comes amid an acute foreign relations crisis, as the majority of Afghans accuse Pakistan of continuing to host the Taliban leadership and its most murderous wing, the Haqqani group. President Ashraf Ghani said the meeting would be more than a ceremonial effort. Reuters reported Tuesday that Ghani told foreign diplomats that: "We were not the only targets, the entire diplomatic community was the target of this attack".

Lessons for NZ from UK election?

But now, they need to own up to their loss and get Brexit done, before Westerminster's Left takes over and reverses the referendum result. The BBC reports that the Tories lost 12, while Labour-the party of Corbyn-gained 29. "We need a government that can act", EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk . But there was little sympathy from some other Europeans.

Melbourne siege treated as 'terrorist incident'

Graham Ashton, the chief police commissioner for Victoria state, said Khayre was known to the police "for a whole range of offending", including drug and violent crimes and arson. They tried to negotiate with the man, identified as Yacqub Khayre, 29 , but he walked out of the building firing a shotgun. The woman was rescued unhurt, but three police officers suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

A diminished May, who is already facing calls to resign, has less parliamentary room for maneuver within her own party. "Since 24 June 2016 (the date of European Union referendum) Unfortunate". "I hope the United Kingdom will soon have a stable government to start negotiations", he told The Associated Press. "It is our job to get on with running the country".

Comey Confidant: 'Laughter' At Idea He Broke the Law By Leaking

Comey said he told Trump in multiple conversations that he was not being personally investigated and said the president implored him to make that public. Trump stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who are leading the House Intelligence Committee investigation on Russian interference into the 2016 election, wrote to White House counsel Don McGahn to request the tapes, and gave a deadline of June 23.

Qatar asks UN aviation body to resolve Gulf flight route row

Earlier Doha's 1 million population and their dairy needs were facilitated by Saudi Arabia but after the split, the transport routes were cut off by UAE and their two other allies. Both Qatar and Saudi Arabia are major USA allies, and have close ties to European powers. "Qatar is a partner of the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism but they urgently need to do more to address support for extremist groups, building on the steps they have already taken", Johnson said.

Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit

May, however, insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats, CNN reports . "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.

Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP

Mrs May says they will have no veto on key policies. One person attending said there was none of the 'Maybot, ' a reference to the prime ministers robotic stump speeches in which she repeated slogans. The MP said one of the biggest cheers at the meeting came for the "greatly respected" Gavin Barwell, the PM's new chief of staff, who will have a "great deal of influence" alongside Chief Whip Gavin Williamson in the new government.

Karnataka govt employee caught on camera kicking woman for being late

However, CCTV footage shows him emerge from behind his desk, approach the seating area of Nasreen and kick her, even as she tries to move away and avoid him. Nasreen who was observing fast during Ramzan reportedly came late to the work which did not go down well with Sharanappa. SCMC official told, "following the woman's complaint, her male colleague has been dismissed and handed over to police".

Theresa May Just Cracked a Pretty Good Joke About Her Election Disaster

Britain's Press Association, quoting two unnamed sources from the meeting, said May told lawmakers at a closed-door session that she admitted she was the one who "got us into this mess " and vowed that she would be the one who will " get us out of it ".

Army Chief Bipin Rawat interacts with 'Kashmir Super-40' students

Super 40 Programme, known as Super 30 in 2013-14, started with the aim of coaching 30 students from Kashmir preparing for IIT main exams. The statement issued by PUCL and MSD said, "We, the concerned citizens of India, are shocked by the action of Major Gogoi of tying a Kashmiri artisan to the army jeep and parading him in villages in Jammu and Kashmir as a human shield ...

Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea Again to Meet Kim Jong Un

The flamboyant basketball star's latest trip to North Korea is being sponsored by a cybercurrency for legalised marijuana. North Korea has been testing a range of missiles in recent weeks and continuing with its rapid development of arms technologies, despite repeated worldwide condemnation.

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