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Meanwhile, I can say based on my reporting that Mueller is not anxious at all about his position, and does not believe the criticism of whether he has a conflict was orchestrated. "I am protecting the right of the president to assert it if he chooses, and there may be other privileges that apply", he said. In his testimony last week, Comey said he and Trump had a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office on February 14 about the investigation into the former national security ...
  • At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

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    Khan said questions needed to be answered about the fire advice given to residents: "One of the concerns that we have is it's a 24-storey building but for obvious reasons, with the scale of the fire, our experts weren't able to reach all the way to the top, so of course these are questions that need to be answered as soon as possible".
  • DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

    DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

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    Mr Yildirim and Mr Narin were both identified as supporters of Mr Erdogan in a detailed New York Times report into the violence. The agency said it will consider taking additional measures against the two men. Lawmakers responded with outrage at the time, saying that political violence wouldn't be tolerated on US soil. -Turkish ties. The NATO allies have publicly clashed over a US decision to arm Syrian Kurdish rebels fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.
  • Huge fire engulfs tower block in west London

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    Footage on social media showed the building engulfed in fire, with huge flames stretching over a number of floors after the blaze erupted at around 1.15am. We were watching people dying. "We saw the flames enter his flat and (overcome) him". Sprinklers in the building were reportedly not functional, and signs inside the building told residents to stay in their flats in the event of fire.
  • Cosby trial jury begins first full day of deliberations today

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    They'll resume deliberations Tuesday morning. Constand says Cosby drugged and molested her as she lay helpless on his couch at his nearby home. It was read to them by the judge. Prosecutors presented nearly no forensic evidence, and legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases.
  • Jeff Sessions Still Doesn't Have a Convincing Story on Comey Firing

    Jeff Sessions Still Doesn't Have a Convincing Story on Comey Firing

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    To his boss? To his former Senate colleagues? Sessions became visibly angry when asked about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that aspects of the attorney general's recusal were problematic. "I recused myself from any investigation into the campaign for president, but I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations", he said.
  • United Nations human rights chief 'alarmed' by Gulf-led blockade against Qatar

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    Riyadh also closed its border with Qatar, the only land border the emirate has. Otaiba, however, said the American plea is unlikely to be heard in Arab capitals. Smith's decision comes in the middle of a major diplomatic crisis in the country, a week after major Gulf nations detached their ties with Doha. "They just can not use our territorial waters", he said.
  • West London fire, multiple casualties confirmed

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    London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Twitter that a major incident had been declared. As firefighters continue to tend to the scene in Greater London , Jamie took to Instagram to share a heartfelt message to the hundreds of residents who have been displaced by evacuating the building.
  • US Inflation Demurs as Fed Hike Expected

    US Inflation Demurs as Fed Hike Expected

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    The Fed is expected to increase borrowing costs, but the signs of moderate consumer spending and retreating inflation pressures could worry policymakers who have previously viewed the softness as transitory. Treasuries rallied. US stocks were little changed ahead of the Fed's interest rate decision. May's decline was the largest since January 2016 and confounded economists' expectations for a 0.1 percent gain.
  • G7 talks dominated by United States quitting accord

    G7 talks dominated by United States quitting accord

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    President Donald Trump announced the USA was withdrawing from the Paris accord earlier this month, framing it as a "reassertion of America's sovereignty". "In terms of what the U.S.as a whole does, does it matter what Iowa City does?" Iowa City and Johnson County have united with other local governments nationwide to continue climate-change action.