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Comey referred frequently to the attorney general, and included the tantalizing tidbit that there were "facts that I can't discuss in an open setting". The White House said last week it has no plans to scale back existing sanctions against Russian Federation, as relations have soured. But senators on the committee are expected to question Sessions about his meetings with Russians - a topic that has come under increased scrutiny amid investigations into Russia's interference in the USA ...
  • Insider Transaction Update on Shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

    Economy

    The stock lost -3.52% or -0.009 points. About 2.35 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) shares were trading higher by 1.34 percent ($1.42) at $107.04 a piece in Monday's session. Pictet Cie (Europe) Sa invested in 4.5% or 258,130 shares. Since December 15, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $96.74 million activity.
  • New York's Citi Bike sharing scheme sees first fatality

    New York's Citi Bike sharing scheme sees first fatality

    Economy

    A bike-share cyclist in NY has become the first fatality in the city since the programme was launched four years ago, officials say. 'They were very close, the bus and him... At the time of his death, he lived in Brooklyn Heights with his wife and two young children. The 36-year-old, originally from Tel Aviv, was at age 16 the top-ranked tennis player in Israel, a position he held until beginning his mandatory service in the IDF at age 18.
  • Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

    Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

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    Be sure to bookmark this page, as AL.com will be bringing you live updates of the hearing. Since then, Sessions has acknowledged meeting with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , in 2016. Sources told CNN last week that the attorney general offered to resign after a series of heated exchanges with the President over his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.
  • General Election: Corbyn 'would be PM if not for Scotland'

    Economy

    At an election night party at the British ambassador's residence in Washington , talk of a "Prime Minister Johnson" grew as results showing the Conservatives losing their 15-seat majority in Commons were successively posted. May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. In 2016, the electorate again shocked pollsters and pundits by voting to leave the European Union.
  • Melbourne siege treated as 'terrorist incident'

    Melbourne siege treated as 'terrorist incident'

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    He had called a female escort and arranged to meet with her at the said location. Once the woman arrived at the address, Khayre killed the building's 36-year-old Chinese-Australian concierge and took her hostage. However, there have been four terrorist attacks since the threat level was increased. One police officer was shot in the neck and ear and two officers suffered wounds to their hands.
  • Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

    Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

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    Lyft has proven to be Uber's biggest competitor, already accounting for 25 percent of all trips in the USA ride-hailing market and experiencing a ridership surge up to 70.4 million rides in its first quarter. "Uber's termination of a number of employees, including some in senior leadership, has also shown sincerity in action", they added. Michael visited an escort bar in South Korea with Kalanick and other employees in 2014.
  • Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student

    Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student

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    He told reporters before departing Beijing airport on Tuesday that he is "just trying to open a door" with North Korea. Rodman has received the red-carpet treatment on four past trips since 2013, which have accomplished little in terms of diplomacy and served mainly to create publicity for the former athlete.
  • Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

    Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

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    Knowing Durant had to be careful, LeBron James drove to the rim and threw down a vicious dunk over the Warriors star that gave the Cavaliers a 41-33 lead with less than two minutes gone in the second quarter. One of the fans watching the players go through their pregame routines was Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. True to their championship form, the Cavs wouldn't go away.