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That's what he told Comey, and for this guy, as a politician, to then go back and write a memo, "oh, I felt threatened". Comey also said he thinks Trump fired him over the Russian Federation investigation. It's a pivotal point because it goes to the question of whether Mr Trump obstructed justice by sacking Mr Comey to halt the FBI investigation into whether members of Mr Trump's campaign colluded with Russian agents in an effort to influence the USA election outcome.
  • Will Jeff Sessions answer or dodge today's Senate questions on Trump, Comey?

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    Sessions said that the reason he recused himself on 2 March was related to justice department regulations that require recusal by an official from any investigation into a campaign in which that official participated. A White House official said Trump had instructed Tillerson to take all appropriate measures to secure the release of Americans held in North Korea.
  • Chuck Schumer trolls Trump with parody of Cabinet meeting

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    The 25-second video features the minority leader surrounded by his flattering staff, who are all praise for him just like Vice-President Mike Pence , U.S. There they sat, like Soviet mandarins, one by one praising the fearless leader making America great again. Jeff Sessions , the attorney general who has faced increasing questions over his contacts with Russian Federation, said the administration was sending "the exact right message" to criminals and law enforcement officers alike.
  • Merkel ready for Brexit talks after United Kingdom election

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    Corbyn also said there's enough opposition in Parliament and in May's own party to topple the government. " She's staying, for now ", the source told Reuters . Britons were truly exasperated by her decision because the country had gone to the polls in 2015 and had voted in a referendum in 2016 on the decision to quit the membership of EU.
  • US Losing in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Mattis Tells Congress

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    Since 9/11, war has accelerated wear and tear on equipment and troops, Dunford explained. Dunford also warned that US adversaries are developing military capabilities with the sole goal of limiting USA ability to project power overseas. " We've got to confront them there ". In June 2016, President Barack Obama gave USA troops in Afghanistan more authority to offensively strike the Taliban.
  • S.Korea finds apparent North Korean drone near border

    S.Korea finds apparent North Korean drone near border

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    On Monday, North Korea rejected a Seoul civic right group's offer to provide anti-malaria supplies . The missiles were tested on Thursday. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 9, 2017 shows a test-fire of a new-type ground-to-sea cruise rocket developed by the Academy of National Defence Science at an undisclosed location in North Korea .
  • Jury breaks with no verdict in officer's trial

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    After he shot Castile, Yanez is heard on the squad vehicle video telling a supervisor variously that he didn't know where Castile's gun was, then that he told Castile to get his hand off it. "Castile was responsive and listening to Yanez", Paulsen told jurors Monday. Gray argued that it would be wrong to do so because if Castile was in fact the robber, Yanez would have placed himself in a situation to be shot.
  • Puerto Rican nationalist booed, cheered at NY parade

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    Although Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly in favor of statehood, low voter turnout may weaken Governor Ricardo Rossello's case for statehood in Washington, where Puerto Rico is seen as a low priority. The residents of smaller islands that along with the main island of Puerto Rico form an archipelago in the Carribean, are trying to make clear whether they want to maintain the status-quo when it comes to their relationship with the USA or to become a part of it like any other of its state.
  • Abdul Rahman: Tourism tax could have been explained better

    Abdul Rahman: Tourism tax could have been explained better

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    Abdul Karim had urged the federal government to defer the July 1 implementation of the tourism tax for Sarawak and Sabah and that it must respect the Malaysia Agreement 1963. Of that, Sarawak had 2.26 million foreign visitors and 2.4 million visitors from the peninsula and Sabah. Under the agreement, a list of 18 points were drawn up to safeguard the interests, rights and autonomy of Sarawak.
  • Uber board adopts sexual harassment report recommendations

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    The board approved all recommendations from an investigation it commissioned, led by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder , the representative said. Michael, who joined Uber in 2013 and is said to be a close friend of Kalanick, is no stranger to controversy after comments he made in 2014 about investigating journalists critical of Uber.
  • Attorney General Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

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    Asked what he told Sessions about a conversation with President Donald Trump , Comey answered that he did not fill his boss in on a January 27 dinner because he expected Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian probe. Given that as Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey was overseeing the probe into Russian Federation and its possible collusion with the Trump team, the firing has led to questions about potential obstruction of justice.