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by | June 08, 2017 | 00:49

While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats, Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about whether the president meant to derail the Russian Federation investigation when he fired Comey.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:16

She also did not mention US allies Saudi Arabia and Egypt, also council members with long records of human rights abuses. "It's hard to accept that this council has never considered a resolution on Venezuela , and yet it adopted five biased resolutions in March against a single country, Israel ", Haley told the 47 member states gathered in Geneva .

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:33

The top Democrat on the committee has said he will ask Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers about the reports . "The (intelligence community) fiercely prides itself on its apolitical service to the country". It's a new twist for a hearing Wednesday that was set to be dominated by questions about the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:37

Now she's in jail, awaiting prosecution on charges of mishandling classified information. Reality Leigh Winner , 25, was arrested in Augusta and faces charges under the Espionage Act for leaking classified information. He described the document as "an NSA analysis of Russian efforts to tamper" with the election. Winner posted on Twitter as Sara Winners but didn't seem too concerned with concealing her identity.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:26

Meanwhile Britain's top-selling newspaper the Sun is urging its readers to reject Labour and the anti-EU UK Independence Party and vote for May's Conservatives. Corbyn then found a valuable seam in attacking May on security, an area where the Conservatives traditionally are far stronger than Labour in voters' minds.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:18

He never met him before and thus does not possess any relation with him. "That's why, in the grand scheme of things, we don't care who's the head of the United States", he added. Kelly confronted Putin with questions about his country's alleged involvement in the 2016 United States presidential election and the allegations that Russian Federation has compromising information on President Donald Trump.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:14

A Qatari official has said an ultimatum issued by Saudi Arabia and its allies for the emirate's citizens to leave is a violation of human rights that requires United Nations intervention. Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. This is evidenced not only by a series of tweets defending Riyadh's actions, which he said he hoped would "be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism" but also by a large weapons deal with Saudi Arabia secured during Trump's ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:23

The visuals are reportedly slated to be displayed throughout Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall during M.I.A.'s upcoming Meltdown Festival . In the video description, M.I.A. The sparse production comes from Portuguese musician and producer Branko , with M.I.A. chanting "pick up the receiver". M.I.A. has shared that brand new track she was promising us .

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:08

Clark's letter ends by asking both Horgan and Weaver to respond with specific responses on whether or not the pair will continue to push for a delay on the relocation of the two homes, and whether or not they want government to issue a "tools down" order to the more than 2,000 workers now building the Site C dam.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:58

He also said in another tweet that his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was "paying off" due to his warnings on funding terror. Qatar has said it is open to talks, but Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said the gulf state must "change their policies" and stop supporting "extremist groups".

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:59

In the Saturday night rampage, the attackers first drove a rented van into a crowd and then jumped out and randomly stabbed people they encountered. More than 40 people were injured in the attack. What did police know about Khuram Butt? A second man, who is in his 30s, was arrested on Tuesday evening, with the Garda saying it was also related to Redouane.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:51

Three militants were killed during an ongoing operation near the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector of Kupwara, said defence spokesman, Col. Rajesh Kalia. Six terrorists were killed in the same sector next day when they attempted to sneak into the valley from across the border. "Once the gunfight stops, army will launch an operation to sanitise the entire area", they said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:48

On Tuesday, the model shared a black and white photograph of Bowie kissing her forehead as the couple stands under an umbrella together. While the couple actually Wednesday on April 24 1992, they later celebrated their marriage on June 6.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:12

Wray's career includes relationships with several prominent figures who have factored in Trump's young presidency. All that said, many should be relieved that Trump didn't nominate a warlord or even a regular politician to run the Federal Bureau of Investigation .

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:37

Financial support for jihadists across the Middle East lies at the heart of Arab powers' row with neighbouring Qatar , an Emirati minister said on Wednesday, identifying three individuals his government wanted Doha to rein in. Trump on Tuesday hinted that the "hard line" with Qatar was partly a result of his tour of the region in May. The adviser repeated a statement released hours earlier which said the news agency had been hacked, seeming unaware that Reuters had already reported the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:01

As a personal attorney for Christie, Wray has represented the governor as the the George Washington Bridge lane-closure controversy played out. Wray headed up the Justice Department's criminal division from 2003 to 2005 under President George W.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:21

CNN has not independently verified the number of victims and it was not immediately clear whether the number of dead included the suicide bombers. "We will remain here, God willing". Reports say that one of the attackers armed with a Kalashnikov rifle opened fire at people. The statement also claimed the U.S. and Saudi Arabia were "involved".

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:32

Comey could offer new details regarding discussions with Trump about the federal investigation into Russias election meddling and possible co-ordination with the Trump campaign. "Details to follow", Mr. Trump tweeted . Some Democrats have said impeachment proceedings should begin against him. Christie is an occasional member of Trump's circle of advisers, but he was shut out of the White House - reportedly by first son-in-law Jared Kushner, who's never forgiven Christie for prosecuting ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:54

James Brilliant , co-chief investment officer at Century Management , also noted that Qatar is only the number 17 crude producer in the world: "They're a relatively small producer", so isolating it "won't be a disruption". Official data from the EIA will be released later today, and analysts are expecting stocks to fall. As can be seen from the chart, the area between $46.75 and $46.95 was the last resistance zone prior to the rally that ultimately failed.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:04

One of the attackers later blew himself up inside, where a session had been in progress, according to Iran's state TV. Iran's emergency services said they were dealing with 33 injured from the attacks and that two people had died from their injuries in hospital.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:40

Seven in 10 of people who planned to vote Conservative at the start of the campaign are still backing the party (71 per cent), but 14 per cent have switched to Labour , and 10 per cent say they are no longer sure who they will vote for. He said tomorrow's vote offered a clear choice between "another five years of a Tory government, underfunding of services all across the United Kingdom, including here in Scotland , or a Labour government that invests for all, all across Britain ".

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:04

US President Donald Trump had a very productive conversation with Emir of Qatar Tamim Al Thani during his first overseas trip since assuming the presidency, and is pleased to see positive developments in the region, White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said in a press briefing.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:53

But the many traders, confronted by surplus oil in many parts of the world, were still unnerved. Brent crude futures were trading at $49.94 per barrel at 0041 GMT, down 18 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their last close. Other analysts are voicing opinions that the agreement will likely stand, but any prolonged move lower will definitively put more pressure on the Canadian dollar.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:29

Riyadh and its allies accuse Qatar of supporting extremist groups and of serving the interests of regional arch-rival Iran , claims Doha has strongly rejected. The official statement from White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the USA was in communication with all parties "to resolve issues and restore co-operation".

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:25

Comey says he documented their meeting afterward by typing up notes on a laptop in an Federal Bureau of Investigation vehicle outside Trump Tower "the moment I walked out of the meeting". Mr Comey added that it was "very concerning" when Mr Trump asked him to back off an investigation of former national security adviser Mike Flynn. US stocks pared early gains to trade little changed in late morning trading on Wednesday as oil prices fell, while investors remained cautious ahead of major ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:10

At least six persons were killed as the farmers' agitation turned violent in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh , prompting the authorities to clamp curfew in the trouble-hit area. Despite the government's assurances that it would buy onions and moong dal from the farmers, the protests are intensifying. Representative of the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangh, Aam Kisan Union and Bharatiya Kisan Union accused the government of spreading canards about the farmers.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:56

A vigil for the victims will take place at nearby Tower Bridge on Monday evening. The attackers ran people over with a van on London Bridge , then lunged with knives seemingly at random at crowds gathered around Borough Market, which is full of restaurants and bars.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:57

As the crisis deepened among the closest US Gulf allies, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told CNN's Becky Anderson that the Saudi statement accusing his country of "embracing terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at de-stabilizing the region" was full of contradictions.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:26

The Manchester concert came the day after attackers targeted the heart of London, killing seven people. However, the publication reports she admitted she was unsure if she could go through with it so soon after the terror attacks , following her May 22 concert.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:24

Qatar had strongly supported Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood group and his elected but divisive government, while Saudi Arabia welcomed the military overthrow and lavished aid on Egypt in the months afterward. "It could have happened in March, it could have happened in December". Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry has sent messages to the Qataris saying that the Kingdom will continue to be a support for the Qatari people in terms of the country's security and stability, indicating that Qataris ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:25

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has since filed three felony counts of attempted murder against him, according to the Palo Alto Police Department . "They only hurt me", Chen reportedly told detectives. Police also took precautions to identify the residences of those doctors, in case the suspect chose to target them there.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:46

He called for Qatar "to become a neighbor and partner as we were accustomed to it". If accurate, the allegations would indicate Russian efforts to undermine U.S. "We have no problem with food supplies", Qatar's foreign minister told CNN on Tuesday. He did not address the false news report. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and others have severed diplomatic relations and cut off air, land and sea access to Qatar , in the most serious Gulf diplomatic crisis since ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:16

One Love Manchester raised more than $3 million (£2.3 million) for the Manchester Emergency Fund, as established by the British Red Cross . 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' And she would say, 'Grandpa, I don't know if that would work on a pop album.' And he said, 'I promise you, it's gonna be a big hit.

by | June 07, 2017 | 23:19

The development came after the Federal Bureau of Investigation recently sent a team of investigators to Doha to help the Qatari government investigate the incident, Qatari and U.S. They have instructed their citizens to leave Qatar within 14 days and given Qatari nationals 14 days to leave their territories. However, Qatar said the news was false and also termed it as a "shameful cybercrime" incident.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:30

A picture from semi-official Fars news agency shows a man lowering a young boy from a window of the parliament building onto the street as another man holding a gun watches over them from another window. Police helicopters were circling over the Parliament building and all mobile phone lines from inside were disconnected. A woman was also arrested. A second attacker was shot dead, he said.