• Stonewalling Sessions Runs Away From Tough Questions in Senate Inquiry

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    Sessions added that since his recusal, "I have no knowledge about this investigation" beyond media reports. But in the rat-a-tat-tat of follow-up questions, Sessions slowly pried that door open again, by increasingly hedging his answers. When Comey testified, there was nobody carrying water for the White House on the Senate Russia probe - even though half of the panel is comprised of Senate Republicans.
  • Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150

    Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150

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    Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor of the western Herat province, says Tuesday's blast took place near the main Sunni mosque in Herat city, adding that the toll could rise. A relatively heavy explosion rocked Herat city in West of Afghanistan this afternoon with the local officials saying at least seven people were killed.
  • Pakistan pounds Rajouri LoC with mortar bombs, violates ceasefire twice

    Pakistan pounds Rajouri LoC with mortar bombs, violates ceasefire twice

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    The bodies of the Army JCO and BSF head constable were mutilated by Pakistan border action team (BAT) comprising its regular troops and terrorists. An army jawan was killed today when Pakistan army resorted to unprovoked firing on forward posts of Indian Army along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian Army to retaliate strongly and effectively.
  • BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

    BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

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    The Liberals won 43 seats in the May 9 election, one shy of a majority, but the formal, four-year agreement between the Greens and NDP would give them 44 seats, handing them a one-seat majority. He added: "We know that this is the strength of our economy-bringing tech together with the resource sector in northern B.C. that are stable jobs that we can count on".
  • Report says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

    Report says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

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    In a February meeting, Comey said , Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. But the attorney general pushed back hard when asked what those problematic matters could be, retorting: "There are none". Mueller, the former FBI director, was put in charge of the investigation after Trump fired Comey and public pressure mounted for a ...
  • Probes launched as search continues for London fire victims

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    Concerns about fire risks were brought to the attention of property managers Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation and the owner, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. People have been desperately seeking news of missing family and friends. What's more, aluminium has high thermal conductivity - so the cladding itself could have heated up very quickly, failing to prevent the fire from travelling through the windows and up the exterior of the block from one storey to ...
  • Muslims in London express solidarity by handing out roses

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    The Kensington Palace Twitter account posted updates of who she was meeting and showed images of the "incredible doctors, nurses and support staff" she met. Nancy Cannata, from MA in the United States, said, "It's very nice to see". Kate asked the staff if despite being trained for such events, it was hard to deal with the incident.
  • France remakes White House video on climate deal

    France remakes White House video on climate deal

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    They signed an open letter as part of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda to "adopt, honor and uphold Paris Climate Agreement goals". "And perhaps most important, new coal plants in the USA aren't economically feasible right now, due to lower costs of other forms of energy", Robertson said.