• Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story

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    President Trump has shown a marked and persistent lack of interest in getting to the bottom of Russian interference in the 2016 election, calling the whole matter " fake news" and a " witch hunt ". Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , said in a statement after Comey's testimony "the president never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr.
  • DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents

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    The State Department responded by saying "violence is never an appropriate response to free speech" and that officials are "communicating our concern with the Turkish government in the strongest possible terms". Eyup Yildirim , of New Jersey is charged with assault with significant bodily injury, aggravated assault, and misdemeanor assault or threatened assault in a menacing manner.
  • In Refusal To Answer Questions, Sessions Denies Claiming Executive Privilege

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    HARRIS: Did you not consult it before you came before this committee knowing we would ask you questions about it? Senator Kamala Harris is a law enforcement veteran who became known for her doggedness and tough questioning during a 25-year career as a trailblazer prosecutor that included serving as the first female district attorney of San Francisco and attorney general of California.
  • Trump Decries 'Witch Hunt' After Report That Mueller Is Investigating Him

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    Trump blasted the "phony story" - which the Post first reported - on Twitter Thursday morning and said he is the subject of a witch hunt of historic proportions. Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Last week, Mr Comey testified in a Senate hearing that he believed he was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation.
  • US, Central American officials meet as Trump signals shift

    US, Central American officials meet as Trump signals shift

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    Before delivering a speech to leaders and senior officials of Central America nations and Mexico, the vice president said: "The American people are grateful for these courageous police officers". "We're saying that we, the Central American countries of the Northern Triangle, don't just have the ability to do what we need to do to help in the fight against these emerging threats, but that we're also.
  • Islamic State Says Responsible for Melbourne Hostage-Taking

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    Australian police are treating a shooting and hostage situation in Melbourne that left two men dead, including the attacker, as an "act of terrorism" . Ashton said the gunman "hasn't been someone who has been a major concern in relation to terrorism aspects", saying it was "more general criminal offending he's been involved with".
  • London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12

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    She returned to Downing Street without making any remarks. Others said they had warned repeatedly about fire safety in the block. Grenfell Tower's residents were operating under "stay put" guidance in case of a fire under the assumption that modern fire doors would protect them in their apartments until the fire department could safely get them out.
  • London's Grenfell Tower fire death toll rises to 17

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    THERE are fears the death toll in the London apartment tower fire could be "more than 100", as the eerie photographs emerge providing the first look inside the building's smouldering remains. Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people , were ignored because its residents are mainly poor.