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Mueller, Rosenstein said, has the "full independence he needs to conduct that investigation". So when Sessions testifies today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where will his allegiances lie? Sessions' testimony comes after former FBI Director James Comey appeared before the same panel last week.
  • China welcomes Rodman's visit to N. Korea

    China welcomes Rodman's visit to N. Korea

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    China welcomed former basketball star Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea Wednesday, saying it supports efforts to build ties between Washington and Pyongyang. Rodman had nothing to do with his release, the source added. The news surfaced after the flamboyant retired NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman - a former contestant on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" reality show - flew to Pyongyang to resume his quixotic quest to broker detente between his U.S.
  • Sessions dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

    Sessions dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

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    Sessions was asked about all of this under oath Tuesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, the lead congressional committee on Russian Federation. "Why don't you tell me?" Sessions testified Tuesday that he recused himself from the current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign.
  • President visits Scalise in hospital

    President visits Scalise in hospital

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    However, an official said Trump may only meet with Scalise's family, because the congressman may not be well enough for a visit. Pence's office says he spoke with the two injured members of the U.S. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the annual congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats.
  • French Open 2017 Results

    French Open 2017 Results

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    Eleventh seed Wozniacki's wait for a first grand slam continues on after she was dumped out six hours after the quarter-final started as poor weather led to one lengthy delay at the end of the second set and another soon after the players had resumed.
  • Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

    Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

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    Born on January 18, 1979 in Dublin , Varadkar is the youngest child and only son of an Indian immigrant father and an Irish mother. "As our youngest taoiseach , he represents a modern, diverse and inclusive Ireland and speaks for them like no other", Kenny said.
  • DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday was heading into hard talks with a hardline Northern Irish party on securing a working majority after a crushing electoral setback. Meanwhile, talks are continuing between the DUP and Conservatives , to secure the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in steering government business, including crucial measures on Brexit , through the Commons .
  • 'Will not be silenced': Sen. Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again

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    Jon McCain came to his colleague's rescue and interrupted Harris - reminding numerous James Comey hearing where her male colleagues constantly interrupted her - before the committee chair Richard Burr threw in the towel. "Can you give me a "yes or no" answer?" Kasie Hunt responded, "First, to your point of what you were talking about with Kamala Harris , one thing I think that is happening is she's being elevated, she's having a moment, I think, as Democrats are searching around for ...
  • Rebel Wilson has won her defamation trial against Bauer Media

    Rebel Wilson has won her defamation trial against Bauer Media

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    After she scores the role of Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect , Wilson says her phone started ringing constantly with movie offers, paparazzi were parked outside her home and fans hugged her at the supermarket. "When she's participating in an interview, Ms Wilson must know... that she's not giving a comedic performance", she said. The stories claimed the Sydney-born actor lied about her name, age and background in order to advance her career in the United States.
  • Duterte can address Marawi conflict without martial law, says lawyer

    Duterte can address Marawi conflict without martial law, says lawyer

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    Calida also rebutted the argument of petitioners on lack of recommendation from or consultation with the ranking defense and military authorities as reportedly admitted by Defense Sec. The Constitution also empowers the Supreme Court to review the factual basis of the President's declaration of martial law. Lawyer Marlon Manuel, representing the Marawi residents, stressed that the 1987 Constitution explicitly describes martial law as "an instrument of last resort".
  • US House Majority Whip hurt in multiple shooting

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    Lawmakers who were there described a chaotic scene, with many members of the congressional GOP baseball team huddled in a dugout while Capitol police who were part of Scalise's security detail and local Alexandria police engaged in a shootout with Hodgkinson.