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by | June 09, 2017 | 00:34

As to why he was sacked, Comey said he doesn't know for sure what the reason was. "If the election were on October 27, I would be your president", Clinton said last month. "The combination of factors just wasn't present with either President Bush or President Obama", he said. Comey said he was confused and concerned when Trump changed his explanations on why he fired him.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:50

Comey will appear before the Senate intelligence committee at 9 a.m. CT in one of the most eagerly awaited hearings in decades, and will publicly contradict aspects of Trump's accounts of their private conversations. He also could cast light on why the president fired him. Democrats are intent on determining whether Trump's actions amounted to obstruction of justice, while Republicans have zeroed in on Comey's admission he assured the president on more than one occasion he was not a ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:25

The public portion of Comey's highly anticipated testimony is being broadcast on a number of TV networks and online platforms, and marks the first time the former F.B.I. "The president is pleased that Mr. Comey has finally publicly confirmed his private reports that the president was not under investigation in any Russian probe", Kasowitz said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:57

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, joined the three other Ohio Democrats in the U.S. House in writing a letter Wednesday to Trump urging his administration to act on broad policies that invest in America's infrastructure. White House aides had hoped that what they called "infrastructure week" would provide new momentum for Trump's legislative agenda and focus the president's attention on a positive message during a week in which senior US intelligence officials and former FBI Director ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:50

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack through its Amaq news agency. Italian intelligence officials reportedly communicated this to their United Kingdom counterparts. Earlier, Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera had reported that Zaghba had been stopped at an Italian airport because authorities believed he was on his way to Syria, and that Italian officials had warned British counterparts about him.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:16

Polling stations opened at 7:00 a.m. London time Thursday and will close at 10:00 p.m. The first handful of seat results are expected to be announced by 7 p.m. She has portrayed Corbyn as the weak and hapless leader of a spendthrift party that would hit voters with a "tax bombshell", crash the economy and flounder in the Brexit negotiations.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:55

A preliminary investigation has confirmed that Qatar's state news agency was hacked , and false statements attributed to the country's ruler were posted that helped ignite a rift with other Gulf states, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:50

But it is one of the most important, and prominent, developments in the sprawling web of the Russian Federation investigations. He would not say whether the president's attempt to wave off investigators rose to the level of obstruction of justice, although Comey said he did consider it a directive.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:34

AP reported that Pakistan also condemned the attacks and said Islamabad stands in solidarity with the people of Iran after Wednesday's attacks. Iran sits at the vanguard of Shiite Islam. Furthermore, France's Foreign Ministry censured the deadly attacks in the Iranian capital. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have pointed the finger at regional rival Saudi Arabia - a close USA ally - which Tehran accuses of funding extremism and groups including IS.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:48

Biophan Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:BIPH) has 0.00% since June 8, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 26.42% the S&P500. Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) just had their share rating of a "Buy" issued by research analysts at Goldman Sachs, who now has a GBX 950.00 price target on the 24.83B GBP market cap company or a 30.70 % upside potential.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:55

The Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ) have been circling in on Raqqa since November previous year, and on Tuesday announced they would begin a new push. Speaking to deputies from the ruling AK Party after the SDF said they had launched their battle for Raqqa, Yildirim said Turkey was taking the necessary measures on the issue.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:38

Polling experts-many of whom failed to predict the historic referendum vote to leave the European Union last year-are now wary of calling the outcome. In the final hours of campaigning, both leaders returned to their core campaign messages. She said: " If we get Brexit right, we can build a Britain that is more prosperous and more secure.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:21

Iranian forces are backing embattled Syrian president Bashar Assad while the Shiite power is also supporting militias fighting against the extremists in Iraq. If confirmed, they would be the group's first major strikes in Iran. "Athens condemns any act of terror carried out under any excuse". The Islamic State group claimed the attacks.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:26

Shahid allegedly provided al-Qaida terror training to Mohammed Siddique Khan, one of the four suicide bombers who killed 52 people during London's morning rush hour in 2005. Police found Islamic State propaganda material on his cellphone. "It is a frightful thing, something that should not happen", she said. "How can you say something sensible about things that are absolutely senseless?" It is thought that Choudary played a key role in Butt's radicalization, according to a British ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:24

It was not my best tennis today. Murray will hope to repeat his 2016 defeat of Wawrinka at Roland Garros . "We don't know what's going to happen on Friday, don't know how either of us are going to play, but with the right attitude, right game plan, right tactics, you can still win matches".

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:38

Trump urged more than 50 Muslim leaders at the gathering to "drive out" terrorists from their lands, which Gulf officials say helped embolden the move against Qatar this week. Foreigners residing in Qatar in possession of a Qatari residence visa would also not be eligible for visas on arrival in the UAE, an Etihad spokesman said in an email.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:23

While the RNC's decision to pinch-hit for the White House on a rapid response effort and communications strategy is an unusual one in some respects, it's an easy fit in others. ET hour. Sheila Jackson Lee and Maxine Waters, as well as another well-known fired Justice Department official, Preet Bharara. The public testimony begins at 10am EDT/7am PDT and will be livestreamed by multiple TV networks and news organizations.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:13

Qatar has yet to receive any list of demands from the Arab countries that have cut ties, Sheikh Mohammed said . Anxious residents have responded to the crisis by emptying grocery stores in the capital of Doha, and Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country across its only land border.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:07

Egypt's Foreign Ministry offered its condolences to the families of the deceased on Thursday and called on the worldwide community to intensify its efforts to fight terrorism and its sources of funding. Both Iran and the Syrian government portray the Syrian war as a conflict against Western- and Gulf-sponsored terrorism. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's supreme leader, used the attacks to defend Tehran's involvement in wars overseas.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:53

Comey, a skilled raconteur who generally tilts in favor of openness, is well-accustomed to the spotlight and in particular to sensational congressional hearings, including one 10 years ago in which he revealed a dramatic hospital room clash with Bush administration officials.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:34

Qatar has been one of the few foreign backers of internationally shunned Hamas , an Islamic terror group that has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007. Residents in the Gaza Strip, run by the Islamist Hamas group, said the protesters were throwing stones near the fence when the Israeli troops shot at them.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:41

Japan, however, "will continue to be on heightened alert, gathering information and analysing the launch, while coordinating with countries concerned such as the US and South Korea", Kishida said. He warned that North Korea could only face further global isolation and more economic difficulties. This put China in line with new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang after its nuclear test and rocket launch a year ago.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:27

Parents Julie and Mark Wallace travelled to the United Kingdom and have now been notified of her death. "I feel awful, I can't think", he said. Over the last few days, friends of Sara launched a desperate plea to find her. She was also on London Bridge when the van hit pedestrians. "My sister is seriously injured and hospitalised". Scotland Yard said seven women and five men aged between 19 and 60 have been arrested under the Terrorism Act.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:16

The former director "is now on record saying that the president tried to impede the investigation of Flynn", Goodman said. So as we watch Mr Comey testify, remember that the fundamental question is not just whether the president broke a particular law regarding obstruction of justice, but also whether he is systematically assaulting the rule of law that makes us free.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:54

Former FBI Director James Comey said he is "sure" President Donald Trump is being investigated for obstruction of justice by special counsel Robert Mueller . At a February 14 meeting at the White House, Comey said Trump strongly defended Flynn, arguing that his former national security adviser "hadn't done anything wrong" in his prior contact with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:28

EPA only lowered the ozone standard to 70 parts per billion, but industry still says the ozone rule could become one of the most costly EPA regulations ever imposed. So we end up tossing around jobs numbers instead. Oil still came out on top at 515,518 jobs, though. The American Coal Council, an industry trade group, estimates that there are "over 80,000 coal jobs" in the US, including support jobs.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:59

Syring said there was no homing beacon of any type on the missile. In the $ 244 million exercise, which began shortly after noon, an intercontinental ballistic missile , or ICBM , was intercepted and destroyed over the Pacific Ocean as part of a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the nation's ballistic missile defense system.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:07

Temer took over a year ago when Rousseff was removed for illegally managing the federal budget. The Superior Electoral Tribunal is now reviewing allegations that their 2014 campaign received illegal funding, and could annul their victory.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:57

A former US intelligence official has offered his nation's condolences to three Australians killed in attacks in London and Melbourne, Australia. Today, the Met Police made three further terror-related arrests in London, which the force said were not related to Saturday's London Bridge attack .

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:34

Comey described discomfort about their one-on-one conversations, saying he decided he immediately needed to document the discussions in memos. "Did anyone ever ask you to stop the Russian Federation investigation?" 'Honest loyalty'? Given this makes no sense in any objective construction, it would still be interesting to know what it effectively signaled to Trump (and Comey, beyond being an off ramp from a awful situation).

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:10

Nicole Darrington-Clark was taken into custody Tuesday morning after a San Bernardino police officer spotted a vehicle matching the description of the auto the 42-year-old suspect was last seen driving, NBC Los Angeles reported. However, Inglewood Superior Court Judge John Meigs eventually ruled she was not guilty by reason of insanity and sent her to Patton State Hospital in San Bernardino.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:55

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders pushed back against Comey's accusation in an off-camera press briefing on Thursday. Comey continued: "I was also confused by the initial explanation that was offered publicly: that I was sacked because of the decisions I had made during the election year".

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:37

Lawmakers hungry for answers and frustrated by the reticence of national security executives to provide them. USA bars are offering $5 Russian vodka drinks, "impeachmint" cocktails and free drinks with every presidential tweet to draw crowds on Thursday to watch fired FBI Director James Comey's televised testimony to Congress.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:40

Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Donald Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election and its ties to the Trump campaign. "I have never been directed to do anything that I believed to be immoral", he said. Marc Kasowitz, the outside lawyer representing President Trump and to whom the White House has been referring questions regarding the Russian Federation investigation, released a statement on Wednesday ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:30

Zaghba was stopped past year by Italian authorities at the Bologna airport because he appeared " agitated ", at which point, having no luggage on his one-way flight to Istanbul, he told authorities that he was "going to be a terrorist," Politico reports .