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Comey testified at the Senate intelligence committee on the government's investigation into Russian meddling in the USA election and his firing by President Donald Trump . After Clinton and Lynch met as their planes were on the same tarmac, Comey said he decided he had to "protect the credibility of the investigation". Comey said the Russian investigation is ongoing as far as he knows.
  • WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

    WWDC 2017: Apple unveils virtual reality, browser privacy features on Macs

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    More importantly, why is Apple giving Amazon and Google such a long runway to improve their next line of products or push major updates? The 17cm-tall, connected home product is linked up with Apple's voice control system Siri , meaning it can carry out tasks such as sending messages, gathering news, weather and sports updates, and control other smart home devices such as lights and curtains.
  • Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

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    Audio recordings have captured the moment the pilot of MH128 urgently contacted air traffic control to make an emergency landing when a passenger claiming to have a bomb tried to enter the cockpit. One passenger reported that the man had yelled " I've got a bomb and I'm going to fucking blow the plane up ". Victoria Police officers arrived at Tullamarine airport at 11:55pm with the Special Operations Group and Critical Incident Response Team arriving at 12:23 pm.
  • Turkey's Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

    Turkey's Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

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    The Qatari emir was the first foreign leader to telephone Mr. Erdogan during a failed coup in Ankara previous year, on a night when Turkey's other allies were slow to offer support. Cavusoglu later discussed the developments with his Iranian counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif during a telephone call. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani called the moves by Arab neighbours and others "clear violations of global law and worldwide humanitarian law".
  • Juncker makes case for EU defence integration

    Juncker makes case for EU defence integration

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    Follow CNBC International on Twitter and Facebook . "No-NATO is not an option for the EU". European Union member states are spending an average of 1.3% of GDP on defence, much less than the United States, Russia and China, Mr Juncker said .
  • House votes to undo key parts of Dodd-Frank financial reform law

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    Next week the Treasury Department is expected to release the first in a series of reports on lightening financial rules and re-interpreting Dodd-Frank provisions. Originally passed in the wake of the 2008 housing and economic crisis to address what many felt were its root causes-including protections against systemic risk, curbs on speculative investing by large institutions and higher capital reserves-critics contended Dodd-Frank was over-burdensome and a drag on growth.
  • New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

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    Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities. Police did not elaborate on how she was killed. People queue to lay flowers after a vigil for victims of Saturday's attack in London Bridge, at Potter's Field Park in London , Monday, June 5, 2017.
  • Home Secretary holds on to her seat with reduced majority after recount

    Home Secretary holds on to her seat with reduced majority after recount

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    Ms Rudd - first elected as an MP in 2010 - had looked as if she would be the first Cabinet minister to lose out. "John I'm... I'm just hopeful, but not complacent", she replied. Anthony Cheung said: " Amber Rudd calling for a recount with only 7 constituents declared.not looking good given she had almost 10 per cent advantage over Labour in 2015".
  • USA reviews role in UN Human Rights Council

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    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley indicated that the decision would be made after the Council's three-week session in Geneva , Switzerland, ends this month. "We will never give up the cause of universal human rights", Haley said. Haley reiterated USA concerns about what she termed the council's "chronic anti-Israel bias", epitomized by a regular council agenda item known as Item 7 .
  • Qatar rejects 'blockade', denies terror allegations

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    The Qatar-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera says it is under cyberattack on "all systems". Qatar's foreign minister on Friday described Arab powers' "blockade" of his country as a violation of worldwide law and said there was an attempt to mobilise global opinion against the Gulf emirate.
  • UAE Gulps Qatari Gas to Keep Dubai's Lights on Despite Spat

    UAE Gulps Qatari Gas to Keep Dubai's Lights on Despite Spat

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    Its flag carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East. Emirati officials also shut down the airline's offices in the UAE on Wednesday. In this photo released by Emirates News Agency, WAM, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, right, is received by UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to hold talks about Qatar, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, ...