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by | June 08, 2017 | 13:23

What matters in considering possible obstruction of justice , this source added, is the President's intent, not how Comey felt about it. "He's going to continue moving forward with exactly what the people of this country elected him to do".

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:22

QS Quacquarelli Symonds' London-based head of research Ben Sowter said there are several ways to determine global university rankings and Australia's tertiary education sector is doing well in all accounts. The QS Rankings are one of the world's leading university tables, along with the Times Higher Education and the Academic Ranking of World Universities, known as the Shanghai Ranking.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:24

Zaghba's mother lives in the northern Italian city of Bologna and he had broken off relations with his Moroccan father, the source said , confirming a report on the website of newspaper Corriere della Sera . Police are continuing to investigate the identity of the third attacker. Borough Market, a popular gathering place, remains closed as more evidence is gathered.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:32

The claim was carried by the Amaq News Agency, which is linked to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, a USA -based group that tracks jihadist organizations and their online activities. At least 28 were killed including 2 children. The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Egypt's 1,000-year-old centre of Islamic learning, said the attack was meant to destabilise the country.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:48

The assault ended Wednesday when Iranian security forces neutralized the four attackers in the parliament, according to media reports . In a statement , the Assembly said that the cowardly terrorist attacks were plotted and implemented by one terrorist system in the world supported by well-known worldwide and regional actors, calling for unifying the efforts of all countries of the world to combat terrorism.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:10

Qatar also backs the Palestinian political and militant group Hamas and the global Islamist movement the Muslim Brotherhood , which Saudi Arabia and Egypt oppose. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel accused the U.S. president of fanning conflict in the Middle East and risking a "new spiral in arms sales" with his remarks.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:52

One of the attackers later blew himself up inside, where a session had been in progress, according to Iran's state TV. It was an hours-long siege at the legislature that ended with four attackers dead. "This terrorist action. after the meeting of the president of the United States with the leader of the one of the region's reactionary governments (Saudi Arabia).

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:25

Farmers last week started protests in both the states, dumping vegetables and milk on roads. The state government has ordered a judicial probe into the firing. "Our farmers were not carrying weapons", asserted Gajendra Tokas of the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangh, or National Farm Workers' Union. Farmers have also been demanding loan waiver but Chouhan is busy making grand statements.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:10

Many Labour members, in fact nearly 30% of Labour party supporters, voted Yes. The first minister told the Guardian that would have to include the terms of a post-Brexit trade deal , as well as the UK's deal to leave the EU. She told the Guardian: "You literally go into a one-to-one with her and it's like she's reading from a script rather than having a conversation".

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:03

Hawaii has become the first American state to pass environmental measures that adhere to the Paris climate agreement , just days after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. Climate Alliance , a bipartisan climate advocacy coalition of state governors throughout the country. But, as several European leaders said after Trump's speech, there is no negotiation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:16

In the article, Khan was reported as saying that being prepared for terror attacks was "part and parcel" of living in a major city. He also thanked emergency services who were there on the night when terror struck, and the "brave Londoners" who ran towards the danger to save others.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:25

Egyptian Charge d'Affaires Ihab Abdel-Hamid told The Associated Press he is returning to Egypt on Wednesday after being recalled. In a sign of the potential risks to Qatar's economy, S&P Global Ratings cut Qatar's credit rating by one notch to AA- and put it on watch for further downgrades.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:15

It quoted Pirhossein Kolivand, the head of Iran's emergency department. "Let there be no doubt that we will take revenge for today's attacks in Tehran , on terrorists, their affiliates, and their supporters", Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the deputy commander of the IRGC , said in a statement, according to Russian propaganda outlet RT .

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:10

Wray is the former head of the Justice Department's criminal division who now works in private practice at the King & Spalding law firm. Conaway said he had received no advance notice of the nomination. Wray would replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , who took over after James Comey was sacked by Trump last month. He previously served as the Assistant Attorney General in charge of Criminal Division of the Justice Department from 2003 to 2005.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:26

Congress activists protest during a "Madhya Pradesh bandh" in Bhopal . While the farmers claimed that they had been fired upon by police and the CRPF, the State government insisted that the firing had not come from them but from unknown quarters from among the agitating farmers.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:09

More than 40 people were injured in the attack . They were shot dead in a hail of police gunfire. Prime Minister Theresa May reached out directly to the USA president and said at the time that she would "make clear to President [Donald] Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure".

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:34

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill said the family was being provided with support. The 21-year-old nanny became separated from her friend on Saturday night as people ran for their lives from a white van ploughing into pedestrians on London Bridge .

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:56

Instead, he blamed the decision on the Justice Department, which is simply carrying out his order. Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything (Trump) says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:36

Many thought replacing Obamacare (the ACA's nickname) was unlikely, because President Trump's campaign staff is under investigation for possible ties to Russian Federation. Again, this was unanimous, but the governor took umbrage with the measure, saying lawmakers were making demands of insurance companies just as insurance companies, like Aetna, are shopping around for states more amenable to their needs.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:40

The exchanges, which took place on January 6, January 27, February 14, March 30 and April 11, focused mainly on the FBI's ongoing investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign, in particular former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn , and Russian Federation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:07

But as she sat in the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown on Monday as the first witness in the iconic comedian's sexual assault trial, Johnson couldn't hold back her tears as she recounted the moment that all changed. Cosby's attorneys say the 79-year-old actor and comedian is legally blind because of issues with glaucoma, and he appears to rely on his companion to lead him down the photographer-lined walkway to the courthouse.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:18

Aides said Trump was expected to meet with lawyers as early as Sunday, the New York Times reported . " #FakeNews is the enemy!" In interviews Sunday, Kelly said he didn't know whether the reports were true. He added: "Ultimately we're going to want Mr Kushner to come before the committee and I fully expect that to happen". Mr Kushner boasts an enormous portfolio of domestic and global responsibilities, underscoring his importance as Mr Trump's chief adviser despite having no ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:47

Temer signed a decree making the Paris Agreement on Climate Change part of Brazilian legislation, however, Brazil is considering measures that would roll back environmental protections that would make it hard to meet its Paris climate accord targets.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:21

Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on his Twitter account: "Repugnant White House statement . At this time of dismay, I express my deepest condolences and sympathies to Your Excellency, to the friendly people of Iran and the victims' families and wish the injured a speedy recovery", the president's message reads.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:31

In his opening statement posted on the Senate intelligence committee, Comey describes four times the issue of whether Trump was under investigation came up. Since Comey's firing, the Justice Department has appointed a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller , to oversee the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:49

Eithier said she didn't know Carter well. When Roy suggested they should be like Romeo and Juliet , the lovers who killed themselves in the Shakespeare play, Carter said she didn't want them to die, Cataldo said. Roy's mother, Lynn Roy, took the stand Tuesday and said her son never showed signs or hinted that he planned to take his own life. Mr Roy killed himself in July 2014 and prosecutor Maryclare Flynn said Carter , now 20, wanted the sympathy and attention that would come ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:51

Redouane also is said to have used another identity, that of Rachid Elkhdar. "Yes we do have a problem, we should never have cut the police numbers". Thomas, 45, was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began on Saturday night. Mrs May said a terrorist attack was highly likely.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:19

The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in cyber security. Prime Minister Modi is making an effort to revive the bilateral trade between the two countries which has decreased to below $8 billion in 2015 and also furthering an agreement with Moscow for the supply of nuclear reactors needed for a nuclear plant in Tamilnadu.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:16

At the Justice Department , Wray helped handle corporate fraud scandals, served on Bush's task force on corporate fraud and oversaw major fraud investigations including that of energy giant Enron . Wray was associate deputy attorney general in May 2001 and moved up to principal associate deputy attorney general in September of the same year, with oversight responsibilities spanning the full department, according to his firm bio .

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:46

Qatar acknowledges its links to these groups, but denies that it supports terrorism. Given Iran's propensity for meddling and its relative military strength, any robust Iranian assistance to the emirate could further unsettle the region. Qatar's ruling Al-Thani clan has been supportive of some of the Islamist movements that have long roiled the region. It said Qatar may need to tap its sovereign wealth fund and central bank reserves to offset a major outflow of funds, and considers foreign ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:29

The tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal named Mora is ready to hit Bangladesh and Myanmar, reported Indian Meteorological Department. "We are targeting zero casualties and we will try our best to evacuate more than a million before the landfall", disaster management authority spokesman Abul Hashim told the AFP news agency.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:29

In the wake of these horrific acts, people took to social media to show their love for London. . During the USA presidential election campaign, Khan was among many people who spoke out against Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States, an idea he said would play into the hands of extremists.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:04

In an interview on state TV, Reza Seifollahi, deputy chief of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said the attackers "had joined Daesh [IS] from a number of regions inside Iran". US President Donald Trump said he was praying for the victims but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote".

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:01

After serving in the Department of Justice, Wray returned to private practice, specializing in white collar and internal investigations. Wray represented Christie during the so-called "Bridgegate" controversy, in which three Christie aides were convicted of closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge to punish a New Jersey mayor who had opposed the governor.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:51

So, according to the former FBI director himself, Comey explicitly informed Trump three different times that he was not under FBI investigation. "I could be wrong, but I took him to be focusing on what had just happened with Flynn's departure and the controversy around his account of his phone calls".