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President Donald Trump. "If he [Comey] is persecuted, we are ready to grant him political asylum in Russian Federation, he should know about it", Putin said . He deplored the U.S. Senate's decision Wednesday to impose new sanctions as yet another attempt to "contain" Russian Federation, but he insisted that such measures have only made the country stronger.
  • Alexandria Shooting Suspect Volunteered On Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign

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    Congressman Steve Scalise underwent surgery after being shot in the hip and remained in critical condition, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Centre. Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and said "saw the shooter". Some used the shooting to call for additional gun-control legislation (as is always the case), while others pointed to the fact good guys with guns stopped a bad guy with a gun from creating a bloodbath.
  • Australia shares fall on weaker commodities, Fed rate hike; NZ up

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    Japanese shares fell slightly in choppy trade as the yen's strength pressured exporters and an overnight drop in U.S. Treasury yields dragged down financial stocks. HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority raised interest rates after the Fed's move, to help keep the territory's currency at a stable rate against the USA dollar.
  • Congressional baseball game to go on despite yesterday's shooting

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    The Belleville News-Democrat reported, "The shooter was James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, who belonged to a number of anti-Republican groups, including one called 'Terminate the Republican Party'". Members of Congress were practicing for a game that was scheduled for Thursday night at Nationals Park. The shooting took place just after 7.00am (6.00pm Singapore time) as the Republican team practiced for the well-loved charity showdown.
  • Jeff Sessions Just Admitted That He Violated His Recusal Pledge

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    All that seems to undermine the rationale for Comey's firing that Sessions says he relied on - Rosenstein's memo that charged Comey acted inappropriately in the handling of the Clinton email investigation. "I do not", Sessions said when asked whether he knows whether the president records his conversations. "I understand that Jim Comey expressed his misgivings about being in that meeting alone".
  • Trump's Staff Has Reportedly Talked Him Out of Firing Mueller

    Trump's Staff Has Reportedly Talked Him Out of Firing Mueller

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    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Sen. In the letter to Comey, Trump said the firing was necessary to restore "public trust and confidence" in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Trump's decision to fire Comey, a move recommended by Sessions despite having already recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, prompted critics to charge that the president was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation.
  • Donald Trump's White House 'a crime scene'

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    The first time Trump said he accepted the findings of the intelligence agencies was at a January 11 news conference ahead of his inauguration. Recently, members of the right-wing media began suggesting the president fire Robert Mueller , the special counsel tasked with investigating the Trump campaign's relationship with Russian Federation.
  • Pakistan arrests man for driving pet lion through Karachi streets

    Pakistan arrests man for driving pet lion through Karachi streets

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    Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal took notice of the incident, following which the authorities took into custody Saqlain alias Sherwala, and his pet lion, according to a report of Tribune.com. Upon checking the documents, the cops found that his license was expired, hence, action will be initiated against him. The lion has been returned to its home as police consult the wildlife department on further action.