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Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of events? On Friday, Trump said Comey's testimony proved there was "no collusion, no obstruction" and that Comey is "a leaker". Several reporters shouted follow-up questions on the existence of the tapes after Trump's non-answer. Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath? "I'm not hinting anything".
  • Rolling Stone, fraternity agree to settle rape story lawsuit

    Rolling Stone, fraternity agree to settle rape story lawsuit

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    Last November, a jury found Rolling Stone and writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely liable for defamation after publishing "A Rape on Campus", an article the magazine later retracted . The article stoked a national debate about sexual assault on US college campuses, where by some estimates one in five female students will become a victim before graduating, and fueled perceptions of fraternity culture as dangerously permissive and predatory.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies, Annotation And Video

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    Amid reports that Trump is thinking of firing the special counsel who is leading the Russian Federation investigation, Sessions was asked whether he had confidence in his abilities. But Sessions , who recommended in a signed memo that Comey be fired, may end up claiming executive privilege as a means of limiting the breadth of his testimony .
  • Read Sessions' opening statement to the Senate Intelligence Committee

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    Sessions' opening remarks were released shortly before he finished delivering them. -Sessions corroborated that Comey came to him the next day and asked not to be alone with the president. Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation.
  • Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

    Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

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    Local reports of American surveillance operations on Mindanao, where the Islamic insurgency sprouted, suggested that troops were flying drones to gather intelligence in the area. The Philippines has been fighting twin insurgencies from Maoist-led rebels and Muslim separatists in Mindanao for almost 50 years. The VFA, ratified by the Philippine Senate in 1999, paved the way for the resumption of joint military exercises between the two countries and enhanced defense cooperation, eight ...
  • USA ambassador to Qatar quits amid diplomatic spat

    USA ambassador to Qatar quits amid diplomatic spat

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    It's hard to conduct negotiations if you don't really know what everybody wants."Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Monday Doha "still had no clue" why Arab states had cut ties with his country". Qatar, which imported 80 percent of its food from bigger Gulf Arab neighbours before the diplomatic shutdown, has also been talking to Iran and Turkey to secure food and water.
  • Former Corbyn critic Jess Phillips she is eating humble pie after election

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    Yes, they still are the largest party and have more seats than all the others put together. Who inside Labour now argues openly against these policies? They secured substantially fewer seats than the Conservatives, although Jeremy Corbyn - to the surprise of everyone - ran an impressive campaign, which included pulling out the youth vote.
  • Hostage-taker in Australia acquitted of 'terror' plot

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    ISIS has claimed responsibility for an incident on Monday near Melbourne , Australia where a gunman killed one and took a woman hostage for hours before being killed by police. Police said he had made statements "around Al-Qaeda" and called a local television station making similar comments, reportedly saying: "This is for IS, this is for Al-Qaeda".
  • Sessions says there was no third meeting with Russian ambassador

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    The attorney general is sure to be asked about those meetings, as well as media reports that Sessions may have held a third meeting with Russian government officials before taking office. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein at a budget hearing Tuesday what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the USA elections and possible Russian ties to Trump's campaign.
  • Afghan soldier turns gun on USA troops: 3 killed

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    According to the wire service, the Pentagon says the USA military is "aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan ". Green on blue attacks used to be much more common, but have become rarer as there are fewer coalition forces in Afghanistan and USA forces have put in place new safety procedures after starting joint missions with Afghan troops.
  • Deputy AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

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    US President Donald Trump was reportedly considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller from Russian Federation probe, even though he legally can't. When Trump feels unfairly treated by Mueller, he will discuss firing him. President Donald Trump's friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy texted ABC's " Good Morning America " co-anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday with a stern warning to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer .