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The trial had been scheduled to begin on Wednesday in the Victoria state Supreme Court, but the government chose to settle the class action brought by law firm Slater and Gordon on behalf of the 1,905 refugees and asylum seekers rather than proceed with a potentially long - and embarrassing - trial.
  • 7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate

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    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee an investigation into potential co-ordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation.
  • Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

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    Democrats were unhappy with Sessions declining to testify about his discussions with Trump, citing the longstanding policy. On another hot-button issue, Sen. The attorney general may also face questions on this. Tuesday, at Sessions's heated public hearing, McCain and Burr did the exact same thing, trying to shut Harris down when she tried to do her job-and their job, as well-and push for actual answers.
  • Emmanuel Macron's party sweeps French parliamentary election

    Emmanuel Macron's party sweeps French parliamentary election

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    However, the vote also revealed a record low in turnout, with less then half of France's registered voters turning up to cast ballots. Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front fell flat with 13 percent of the vote. If, as polls project, Macron and his fledgling party win a commanding majority in next week's second round, it will be another blow for the mainstream parties on the right and left which failed to get a candidate into the presidential run-off.
  • Sessions faces tough questions from Senate panel

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    Former FBI Director James Comey , in a little-noticed moment during his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony last week, said Trump never once asked him about Russia's interference in the U.S. Trump fired Comey on May 9, and bragged to Russian officials a day later about it, according to news reports. Members of the committee said Sessions was impeding the investigation.
  • Narendra Modi corners Pakistan on terror, tells China to respect mutual concerns

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    Both leaders agreed that India's entry to the SCO as a full member today would promote closer cooperation within the body, including on one of the main priorities of the organization- fighting terrorism . From a primarily Eurasian construct, SCO now expands its footprint in the Indian subcontinent with the induction of India and Pakistan as full members.
  • Minnesota cop's fatal shooting of black motorist not justified

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    FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, a memorial including a photo of Philando Castile adorns the gate to the governor's residence in St. Paul, Minn., protesting the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile by St. The prosecutor said Yanez's defense team may tell you that the shooting was Castile's fault since Castile had marijuana in his system, but Paulsen said there is no credible evidence that he was actually impaired.
  • DOJ Argues That Sessions Was In His Right To Not Answer Questions

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    Sessions denied any collusion with Russian to meddle in the US presidential election, saying the accusations are "scurrilous", "appalling", "detestable". Though the Justice Department maintains that it has fully disclosed the extent of Sessions' foreign contacts past year, lawmakers have continued to press him for answers about an April 2016 event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , where both Sessions and Kislyak attended a foreign policy speech by Trump.
  • Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

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    After escaping, the fugitive pair carjacked a green 2004 four-door Honda Civic with Georgia license plates. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said one of the inmates shot and killed both officers, but the gunman wasn't identified at a news conference in Eatonton Tuesday afternoon.
  • Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

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    And last week, fired FBI Director James Comey testified in a closed-door meeting with the senators that Sessions may have had an undisclosed third meeting with the Russian ambassador. The Justice Department and Sessions himself have pushed back on such suggestions. Sessions , who was one of Trump's earliest campaign supporters, has admitted to meeting with Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States , at least twice in 2016.
  • Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal

    Putin denies knowledge of Jared Kushner's back channel proposal

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    Do you think we're gathering information on all of the [Americans visiting the USA on business]. "You yourselves interfere all the time", Putin said , speaking to the NBC News anchor. "There are a lot of specialists who can even make it so it comes from your home IP address, as if your 3-year-old daughter carried out the attack". "You created a sensation out of nothing, and out of this sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war against the current president", Putin told Kelly .