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Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator. Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation. A person close to Trump's legal team also said earlier Tuesday that there have been no discussions about firing Mueller . It reminded Washington of another attorney general who testified 10 years ago, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go.
  • White House: Mood in Congressman's hospital room 'emotional'

    White House: Mood in Congressman's hospital room 'emotional'

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    He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House. "He will recover from this assault", Trump said. "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible". A former congressional aide was hospitalized. The game is scheduled to be played at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League baseball team.
  • UK PM orders public inquiry into tower fire

    UK PM orders public inquiry into tower fire

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    May moved quickly to establish exactly what caused the fire - and why it moved so quickly, engulfing the building that housed as many as 600 people in less than an hour. The London Fire Brigade dispatched at least 40 fire engines, 20 ambulance crews and more than 200 firefighters in an effort to battle the conflagration.
  • Putin: Western sanctions made Russia stronger

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    Putin added that Moscow will work to resolve the conflict, voicing hope that the growing capability of the Syrian army will allow the Russian military to scale down its involvement. Putin has denied any interference in the USA election. Putin began by announcing that Russian Federation had overcome a years-long recession, brought on by relatively low prices for a major export, oil, and tit-for-tat sanctions with Western powers over the Ukraine conflict.
  • Merkel Expects UK to Stick to Brexit Timetable

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    Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government programme, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". "It's a unity of objective, having voted to leave the European Union , that their Government gets on with that and makes a success of it, and we are committed to developing a deep and special partnership with the European Union".
  • David Gergen on New Mueller Probe: 'Dangerous for the President'

    David Gergen on New Mueller Probe: 'Dangerous for the President'

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    First, Hannity called into question the relationship between former FBI Director James Comey , who Hannity suggested was biased against Trump, and Mueller, which he described as a conflict of interest. It would be hard to make the case, he said, that the experience of interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director would make it impossible for Mueller to fairly exercise the broad discretion afforded to prosecutors.
  • Australian Kirsty Boden has died

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    The names of the victims will not be released until the government has received official confirmation of the identities and the families have been notified. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he had spoken to Ms Zelenak's family. On Tuesday, relatives of a 21-year-old Queensland woman, Sara Zelenak , said she had not been seen since the attack and they were "bracing for the worst".
  • Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

    Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

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    Separately, the House committee said former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson would appear at a June 21 public hearing on the Russian Federation probe. The FBI probe into Trump's election campaign ties with Russian Federation is now examining whether he tried to thwart the investigation, the Washington Post report .
  • Britain, EU in suspense

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    May is set to meet DUP leader Arlene Foster in London on Tuesday but will face demands from the DUP for more money for Northern Ireland. Before meeting Foster, May chaired her first cabinet meeting since the general election . Talks were, however, not in trouble, sources added . Mrs May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early, in the hope of bolstering her slim majority ahead of Brexit talks starting this month.
  • They're Going After Me for Obstruction of Justice on 'Phony Story'

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    It emerged last week Mr Comey leaked a memo he wrote after meeting Mr Trump to a friend in the media, to combat Mr Trump's claims about the pair's conversations. A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment on Wednesday. After Comey's firing, the administration gave differing reasons for his dismissal.