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Comey learned of his abrupt dismissal while giving a speech, and said he was sorry he didn't get a chance to say farewell to his former colleagues. This prevented his memory of what was said during those meetings from being called into question, DeLong said, adding that none of the intelligence committee panelists went after the facts as they were written in a statement Comey provided for the committee prior to his testimony.
  • United Kingdom poll robs Conservatives of majority

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    May will visit Buckingham Palace at 12:30 pm (1130 GMT) as leader of the Conservative party , which won the most seats in Thursday's general election but lost its parliamentary majority. British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly won reelection on June 9 against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. As a former Labour activist, looking at last night's dramatic election night in Britain through a "tribal" Labour lens, it was a thoroughly splendid night because any bad election result for ...
  • Tehran attackers IS recruits from Iran

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    But Iran was not attacked by Hezbollah, the influential Lebanese Shiite organization it backs. "Iranian people reject such U.S. claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said. "Now that they are unable to maintain the promise of territory, attacking Iran is to their advantage", she said. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said.
  • Canada's jobs report crushes

    Canada's jobs report crushes

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    The pace of annual wage rate increases accelerated to 1.3 per cent in May, after falling to a record low 0.7 per cent in April. By province, the agency says Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec saw the biggest job gains last month. "Strengthening in labour markets and stronger recent GDP growth numbers increasingly argue that current ultra-low interest rates may no longer be needed to support the economy", said Janzen.
  • UAE threatens Qatar sympathizers with jail

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    In Germany, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir also said he wants to see a response from the Arab countries' demands "soon". Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and other Arab nations cut off relations with Qatar after accusing it of supporting terrorism .
  • Trump calls Qatar emir as efforts build to end crisis

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    Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's commitments and obligations". Global rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has downgraded Qatar's credit rating as outflows from portfolio investments have dragged the emirate's national currency to 11-year lows.
  • Ireland set to have first openly gay Prime Minister

    Ireland set to have first openly gay Prime Minister

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    But that's not Varadkar's only first - he'll also be Ireland's youngest prime minister ever at 38 years old. Varadkar said he was "aware of the enormous challenges ahead". Several thousand rank-and-file members of the party have 25 per cent and 235 local representatives 10 per cent. Irish politicians were among the last sectors of our society to come out of the closet but now at least we've got one gay man and a lesbian, Catherine Zappone , both in the cabinet.
  • North Korea: US leaving Paris agreement 'selfish,' 'silly'

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    Reilly, a former chief of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who is not involved in the alliances. Recently, Cllr David Smith, portfolio holder for planning and environment , said he was "extremely disappointed" Mr Trump had chose to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , adding the council would "continue with their commitment to reduce carbon emissions in this town".
  • No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

    No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

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    The former Air Force linguist was arrested last Saturday for allegedly giving a document to news website The Intercept that detailed attempts by hackers from Russian military intelligence to penetrate a company that sells voter registration software as well as local election officials.