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Sessions raised his voice to the Democratic senator pressing him for an answer, insisting there were no such reasons. Sessions won't describe his conversations with President Donald Trump about the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Sessions says Comey firing was all about Clinton emails. He never, he insisted, knew anything about the Russian Federation probe or had any role in it.
  • Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

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    In testimony Tuesday, Sessions did not deny the meeting outright, but said he could not recall a meeting with Kislyak. Sessions told Trump he was "honored" to be able to serve him. Later, Comey said he was so uncomfortable that he went to Sessions to "implore" him "to prevent any future direct communication between the President and me".
  • FIR against Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik for inciting violence in Mandsaur

    FIR against Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik for inciting violence in Mandsaur

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    Farmers have been protesting in the region since June 1, demanding loan waivers and higher remunerative prices for their crops. Screenshot of Dilip Mishra from ANI video. When contacted, Satna superintendent of police Mithilesh Shukla ordered an inquiry into the matter and said action would be taken soon. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Home Minister Bhupendra Singh, in no uncertain terms, have blamed the opposition Congress for the violence during farmers' protest.
  • A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

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    The Prime Minister held onto her Maidenhead seat with 37,718 votes, while independent candidate Lord Buckethead won just 249. If this doesn't work, one party with a lot of seats - nearly certainly the Conservatives or Labour - could try to run the country without a majority.
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'

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    Though no loan waivers were granted, Chouhan said funds would be lent at zero per cent interest to help farmers repay their debts. Curfew was lifted from all three police station areas of Mandsaur city yesterday, but was in place in Pipliamandi police station area, which is 15 kms from Mandsaur district headquarters and where five farmers were killed in separate police firings during the agitation.
  • Sessions Testifies About Russia Investigation

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    He acknowledged being at the event and said he had conversations with those there, but did not remember any with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Sessions is offering his first public testimony on Capitol Hill since his January confirmation hearing .
  • Australia police shoot hostage taker dead

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    The officers were shot after the stand-off at an apartment building in the upmarket beachside suburb of Brighton, police said, adding that a second man had earlier been found dead from a gunshot wound. Prime Minister Turnbull described the attack as "shocking" and a "cowardly crime". "Police are aware of the claim and it will form part of the investigation", Victoria Police senior media officer Natalie Webster said.
  • Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Marawi

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    Brigadier General Restituto Padilla, the military spokesman, urged the people to refrain from sharing the video, which features footage of the militants toppling a crucifix, ripping a picture of Pope Francis, and stomping on religious statues.
  • Brexit: Germany prepared for negotiations with Britain, says Angela Merkel

    Brexit: Germany prepared for negotiations with Britain, says Angela Merkel

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    Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, indicated on Twitter that the European Union was prepared to show some patience, making it clear that talks should not begin until the political situation had settled in the UK. The opposite happened as she lost her majority and undermined her own authority as prime minister. Verhofstadt, the former Prime Minister of Belgium, added that if the Conservative Party focuses on attacking Brussels and the European Union, "they will just get ...
  • Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

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    In his testimony, Mr Comey said he had asked Mr Sessions not to leave him alone with Mr Trump following meetings where he said Mr Trump had asked Mr Comey for his loyalty. Sessions said he did not mislead Congress because the encounters were part of his job as a USA senator, not as a Trump campaign representative. Sessions is offering his first public testimony on Capitol Hill since his January confirmation hearing.