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Lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Sessions about his role in the Trump campaign , his reasons for recusing himself as attorney general from any federal investigation of ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government; and whether he violated the recusal by publicly supporting Comey's firing last month.
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    Trump and his supporters cast Comey's testimony that he had told the president he was not personally under investigation as vindication. The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Mr Comey was sacked on 9 May, according to people familiar with the matter, the Post said.
  • Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

    Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

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    There's no sense to anything here", he said. He was then taken by ambulance to a hospital. They hoped for some kind of reassurance from the family that Warmbier would be all right - that he would be the same friendly, intellectually curious, athletic, studious Otto they have always known.
  • 2 pilots found dead after Malaysian fighter jet goes missing

    2 pilots found dead after Malaysian fighter jet goes missing

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    A Malaysian air force plane is missing, the Royal Malaysia Air Force said on Thursday (Jun 15). "We saw the bodies and their parachutes, which means they had ejected from the plane", Gen Affendi told a news conference broadcast on Facebook by Malaysian publication BH Online.
  • Senate sanctions bill targets Russian Federation, presidential powers

    Senate sanctions bill targets Russian Federation, presidential powers

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    For one, new sanctions would be imposed on those linked to "malicious cyber activity" or Russian intelligence or defense services and even for allocating weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. Tillerson has warned lawmakers the US relationship with Russian Federation is at an all-time low and deteriorating further. Senators from the Republican and Democratic parties agreed on tougher sanctions against Russian Federation, which should be a response to the alleged Moscow's ...
  • Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Riles Democrats

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    The probe "could examine the thorny question of whether Mr. Trump improperly interfered in an ongoing investigation" by firing Comey , according to the newspaper. The letter said the investigation will also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation.
  • Gunman who shot Republican congressman Steve Scalise has died

    Gunman who shot Republican congressman Steve Scalise has died

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    Patrick Williams, as well as two Capitol Police officers assigned to protect Scalise. Tim Slater, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office, said during an afternoon update that the shooter, James Hodgkinson , had been in the Alexandria area since March and that investigators believe he was living in his van.
  • Romania ruling party withdraws support for premier

    Romania ruling party withdraws support for premier

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    Grindeanu reiterated his position at a press conference after the main ruling Social Democratic Party voted to withdraw political support for him. Party leaders said Grindeanu, who has been in office for six months, had failed to respect the party's governing program.
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    Swalwell added that Trump seemed to have turned questions surrounding the Russian Federation investigation into "a guessing game", beginning with his unfounded claim in early March that President Barack Obama had his "wires tapped" in Trump Tower before the election.
  • Police attend incident at Manchester service station

    Police attend incident at Manchester service station

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    Authorities are urging people to avoid the Banff Road area. The images were released as Abedi's cousins said they were traumatized by last week's attack. Police found a Nissan Micra near Manchester Royal Infirmary in Rusholme and bomb disposal experts have been helping examine it. They have put a cordon around the area, evacuated nearby buildings and asked people to stay away.
  • President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

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    He added that "if there were good cause, I would consider it". As expected, Mr Sessions also addressed a claim by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey during his testimony to the committee last week that he had expressed his concern about a meeting with Donald Trump on February 14th to the attorney general but that Mr Sessions had not replied.