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He did allow for the possibility that he encountered him in a reception that he said was attended by a couple dozen people, though he said he had no specific recollection of that. An unnamed senior White House official confirmed to the New York Times that Trump spoke with Mueller about the Federal Bureau of Investigation director position the day before Rosenstein announced he would be the special counsel.
  • Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', like a 'death penalty'

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    DUBAI, June 13 Saudi Arabia's aviation body said on Tuesday that closing its airspace to flights from Qatar was within its sovereign rights to protect its citizens from any threat. Speaking amid a tour of European capitals to gauge support among Doha's traditional allies, Sheikh Mohammed said there was "no proof" to accusations that his country financed terrorist groups, supported the Muslim Brotherhood and the Palestinian group Hamas and had close ties with Iran .
  • Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south

    Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south

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    Police in Iran killed four Islamic State suspects, two of them foreigners, in the southern province of Hormuzgan and seized explosives, guns and the group's flag, an Iranian news agency said on Monday. Both attacks were claimed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), the jihadist organization based in Iraq and Syria . While ISIS claimed responsibility , Iranian officials have also suggested Saudi Arabia may have played a role - and Iran's foreign minister called the official US ...
  • Britain's surprising election: Austerity and inequality make for angry and unpredictable voters

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    Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP, her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech, which lays out the agenda for the government. Major said London's impartial role in Northern Ireland remained a fundamental part of the peace process. France's Macron said the EU's door was still open for Britain as long as the negotiations were not finished, but that it would be hard to reverse course.
  • Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

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    Three officials who briefed reporters ahead of Trump's address, on White House-imposed condition of anonymity, said no policy changes would go immediately into effect. "America has rejected the Cuban people's oppressors", Trump said in Miami's Little Havana, the cradle of Cuban-American resistance to Castro's government.
  • 'Truly awful thing' happened to American released by N

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    Warmbier arrived in OH after be. Otto Warmbier , a carefree college student in the wrong country at the wrong time. Otto was born to Cindy and Fred Warmbier in Cincinnati - the same city in which he's now hospitalized. North Korea has arrested 16 American citizens and is still holding three - Kim Dong Chul, Kim Sang-duk, and Kim Hak-song. He called on the country to release three other Americans held there.
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    Warriors 2017 NBA championship parade

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    He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. After rocking the NBA past year with his decision to leave Oklahoma City as a free agent and sign with the Golden State Warriors , Kevin Durant's dream came true Monday when Golden State beat Cleveland 129-120 to win the best-of-seven NBA Finals four games to one.
  • Londoners Can't Hide Anger in Aftermath of 'Avoidable' Tower Fire

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    The protesters chanted: "We want justice", "bring them out" and "shame on you". FIRE crews are set to carry out urgent safety reviews of the three high rise tower blocks in Southport following the London Grenfell disaster. But the tower reportedly had no central sprinkler system or fireproof doors and was built with materials that are often flammable - all of which could have led to the fire spreading more quickly.
  • Queen Elizabeth Meets Locals Affected By London Fire

    Queen Elizabeth Meets Locals Affected By London Fire

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    Cundy said that because the fire was so powerful there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". Asked Thursday whether the death toll might exceed 100, Cundy said "I'd like to hope that it isn't going to be triple figures ".
  • May fighting for survival after failed election

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    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has also denied plotting to topple Theresa May , whose hold on power remained tenuous Sunday as she tried to finalize a deal with a small Northern Irish party to prop up her minority government after a disastrous election.
  • Conservative-DUP deal could hasten Northern Ireland settlement

    Conservative-DUP deal could hasten Northern Ireland settlement

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    When Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in March, thus beginning the formal process of Britain's exit from the European Union , she did not realize she would soon be fighting for her political life . While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies.