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He said he could not recall if he had an informal interactions with Russians at the event. Sessions told the committee that even though he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, it was his duty to recommend Comey's firing to the president - even though Comey was leading the investigation.
  • Tower block blaze: What we know

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    Police commander Stuart Cundy gave the death toll of six but added the figure was likely to rise "during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days". "So many people were left; we had so many relatives and families who were still trapped in, calling and saying please let the fire services know that we are still here".
  • Ten-man France down England in lively friendly

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    Monaco full-back Djibril Sidibe made it 2-1 at the break, although it appeared to be advantage England when Raphael Varane was sent off for bringing down Dele Alli and Kane beat Tottenham colleague Hugo Lloris from the spot. But it did England no good and 12 minutes from time the French got the goal they deserved, Mbappe teeing up Dembele for the decisive score of the evening.
  • More than 50 people injured in London tower block fire: ambulance service

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    Six people were confirmed dead in a massive fire that engulfed a London tower block before dawn on Wednesday and the number is expected to rise, police said. Residents said repairs, including the addition of some sort of cladding, had been made to the exterior of the block recently. The London Ambulance Service said it had taken more than 50 patients to five different hospitals across the British capital.
  • May to form govt with N. Ireland party's help

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    However, the Democratic Unionist Party, the largest unionist political party in Northern Ireland, said it is open to form a government with the Conservatives without the need for a formal coalition deal. "I don't think that's in the hearts and minds of Londoners at the minute, (not) almost as much as security is", said Sheard, 22. May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit, but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go ...
  • At US Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies meeting with Russian officials

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    He conceded that after a meeting with President Trump, Comey told Sessions he was uncomfortable being cornered alone with Trump. "I regret that I do not", Rosenstein said . Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR aggressively asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal.
  • Fire engulfs 24-storey apartment block in West London

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    London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters: "This is an unprecedented incident. In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale". "The guys are doing an incredible job to try and get people out that building, but it's truly terrible". "My brother has friends and they live in there", he said.
  • France and Britain announce anti-terror action plan

    France and Britain announce anti-terror action plan

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    May heads to the Brexit negotiations - slated to start on June 19 - weakened after having lost her majority in parliament in last week's snap election. Her host is riding high from spectacular successes in the first round of parliamentary elections last weekend, with the second round expected to deliver an overwhelming majority for his En Marche party at the end of this week.
  • Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

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    May called the snap election in April aiming to win a big majority so that Britain would enjoy a strong hand in Brexit negotiations without opposition parties and Tory rebels holding her back. Brexit minister David Davis on Monday insisted that the government still aimed to take Britain out of the European Union single market. May also reappointed an old adversary — Michael Gove, a former rival for the Conservative leadership whom May fired from the Cabinet when she took office ...
  • Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

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    Steve Scalise (R-LA) was hit. It's unclear how many people were hit, but multiple reports said those injured include Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and two Capitol police officers. Rep. Jan Schakowsky D-Ill., said in a statement, "I am shocked and horrified by the events that took place this morning". Third District Representative from Kentucky John Yarmuth was not at the baseball practice, according to his spokesman Christopher Schuler.