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by | June 14, 2017 | 06:33

As expected, lawmakers grilled Sessions about his role in Comey's firing, his own involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to the US. The attorney general, a prominent supporter of Donald Trump on the campaign trail, has recused himself from the DOJ Russia investigation. That's why he stepped aside.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:14

Jim Syring said. "We want to exercise the GMD ( Ground-Based Midcourse Defense ) system with more than one interceptor to gather data for what a first interceptor would do in terms of kill and what the second interceptor would see", he said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:24

Sessions' testimony comes just five days after Comey appeared before the same committee to discuss his interactions with President Trump and the Russian Federation investigation. Although Sessions backed Trump's campaign, he was also one of the first administration officials to fly into turbulence. Democrats have been after Sessions for perjury because he failed to mention a second brief meeting with Kislyak during his confirmation hearing in January.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:07

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he did not ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel to consider keeping all mentions of the Paris climate change accord out of the upcoming G20 leaders meeting statement to placate U.S. Gov. Gina Raimondo said Rhode Island will continue to address climate change despite President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of a global climate agreement .

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:06

President Putin said: "our relations are developing in many areas, and our trade has increased, even if only by a few percentage points". India , one of the largest energy consuming countries in the world, is also likely to get greater access to major gas and oil exploration projects in Central Asia as numerous SCO countries have huge reserves of oil and natural gas.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:40

The Babylon Bee offered an exaggeratedly high-stakes rationale as to its origin. Trump's tweet (which has since been deleted ) quickly spurred mockery online. Donald Trump's latest Twitter salvo was perhaps his most confusing to date. However, the folks at Merriam-Webster didn't have much to say about covfefe because, quite simply, it doesn't exist.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:31

Swedish diplomats, who represent US interests in North Korea because the United States has no diplomatic relations with the country, were denied access to him. After that meeting in New York, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson consulted with President Donald Trump and instructed Yun to prepare to travel to North Korea with the intent of bringing Warmbier back to the United States, the official told CNN.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:57

Del Potro has played a light schedule as he focuses on looking after his body but he was a doubt for the tournament because of back and shoulder injuries and struggled with a groin problem on Thursday. This year, Garcia, Alize Cornet and Kristina Mladenovic made it. Seeded losers in the women's third round: No. 9 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 14 Elena Vesnina, No.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:05

President Donald Trump during their upcoming summit in Washington . " If East Asian countries, including the two Koreas, host the World Cup, I think this will help build up peace on the Korean peninsula as well as in the region", Moon told Infantino, according to the presidential Blue House.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:49

In March, Sessions recused himself from any investigations into Russia's actions in the 2016 campaign. Former FBI Director James Comey testified earlier before the Senate intelligence committee said he knew of reasons why it would be problematic for Sessions to remain involved in the Russian Federation investigation, even before he recused himself .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:20

After the vote, Rosselló said Washington can "no longer ignore" Puerto Rico's statehood preference. If accepted, the island will become the 51st state of the USA, more than 50 years after Hawaii joined. Few expect current USA lawmakers to be very enthusiastic about eventual statehood for Puerto Rico. The board recommended, among many measures, to cut US$300 million to $500 million from the Puerto Rican state government budget.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:05

The Guardian is today reporting South Korean President Moon Jae-in, in recent meetings with Federation Internationale de Football Association and other Asian nations, strongly encouraged North Korea to become a joint-bidder to host the World Cup in 2030.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:39

Tweet of the matchEngland manager Gareth Southgate said: "We should have got a result ". "Those three games have provided different tests - with Spain it was their ability to keep the ball better than us and today it was slightly different, but physically the demands their players posed meant we started to tire and that led to a mistake at the third goal ".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:54

Since taking office in January, U.S. President Donald Trump has faced growing tensions with North Korea, which has conducted a series of ballistic missile tests in defiance of U.S. Rodman also traveled to North Korea in 2014 , leading a delegation of former NBA players on what he called a "basketball diplomacy" mission.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:38

Ahead of the hearing there had been suggestions that Sessions might have had a third , unreported, encounter with Kislyak in April 2016, at Washington's Mayflower Hotel, where candidate Trump was giving his first major foreign policy speech.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:23

Mattis also scolded Congress for not making timely decisions on the budget. Trump requested $639 billion for the Pentagon, including $65 billion for ongoing military operations. "None", declared Sen. Dick Durbin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, at a hearing last week. President Donald Trump proposed a national defense base budget of $603 billion - $574.5 billion for the Department of Defense and $28.5 billion for Energy Department defense and ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:45

NORTH KOREA has been surprisingly catapulted on to the World Cup stage. In January previous year South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone that crossed the western part of the border, the most sensitive part of the Demilitarised Zone.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:35

Jenkins doesn't even have an option in place - a contractual safeguard that lets Warner Bros . call her back to duty, one insider said . The Scottish actress had to step into the role of young Diana in Wonder Woman , and she spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the experience.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:26

Former FBI director James Comey recounts a series of conversations with President Donald Trump as he testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. On Friday, Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski criticized Comey as not "man enough" for having leaked the memo via his friend rather than doing it himself.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:10

Theresa May and Boris Johnson at the first Cabinet meeting after the United Kingdom election. May acknowledged the need for a broader consensus in the party on Brexit and recognized a range of views, a pro-EU lawmaker said on leaving the meeting.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:39

Judd Legum at Think Progress said , "Instead of testifying publicly before the appropriations committees, where these matters could be discussed in the light of day, Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee". The following day, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, and several top Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, demanded he resign.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:36

The launch came days after US aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan left those waters after joint exercises with the South Korean navy. He added: "I would not say we are comfortably ahead of the threat". In September 2015 South Korea triggered an anti-aircraft warning and sent an attack helicopter and fighter jet to track down a drone that crossed the border, without success.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:28

He added , "I think the best vindication for the President is to let this investigation to go on independently and thoroughly". "No, I have not", Rosenstein said. In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. The second was the White House's failure to say that Trump won't pull the trigger.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:47

Can President Donald Trump dismiss special counsel Robert Mueller , who is appointed to lead the FBI investigation into Russia's potential ties to the 2016 election? "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy told PBS NewsHour Monday night, though he went on to say he thinks, personally, it would be a bad idea.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:41

Warmbier visited North Korea as part of a group tour in 2016, and was about to take a flight home when he was arrested. Fred Warmbier tells NPR's Emily Kopp that he's been told his son has been in a coma since sometime after his sentencing in March of 2016.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:56

After meeting May for the first time during the French presidential campaign last February, Macron had said the British prime minister should not expect any favours from the European Union during Brexit talks. French President Emmanuel Macron , right, and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May pose for photographers prior to their meeting the Elysee Palace in Paris , Tuesday, June 13 , 2017.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:56

Legal experts and pundits say that, along with the firing of Comey itself, could amount to obstruction of justice. He said he would be happy to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating allegations that Russian Federation interfered with the election and colluded with Trump's campaign.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:59

Political rivals of the DUP are adamant the UK Government can no longer cast itself as a neutral facilitator in the process, given Theresa May's intent to form a minority government with the help of a confidence-and-supply deal with the unionist party.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:45

Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of events? Republican Representative Mike Conaway and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said they had also written to Don McGahn, the White House counsel, and asked him whether White House recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with Mr Trump exist.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:02

Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a high-stakes public appearance on Capitol Hill in which he will be asked about the sudden dismissal of Comey and his meetings with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the 2016 campaign.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:25

Will Sessions testimony help vindicate the president or raise more questions for investigators? The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:29

The ruling said the president has violated USA immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationalities and by failing to demonstrate that their entry into the country would hurt American interests. Watson, of the U.S. District Court in Hawaii. Trump issued an initial travel ban by executive order in January, but that measure - which banned entry to nationals from seven countries for 90 days and suspended the nation's refugee program for 120 days - was quickly halted ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:27

Gianni Infantino is reported to have welcomed the President's suggestions, and opened the possibility of an extraordinary global event, with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un welcomed as a guest among his worldwide peers at a major tournament.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:18

Ruddy said on PBS NewsHour he thought Trump considering terminating the special counsel was, "pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently". The kissing up to the President was accompanied by efforts by some Trump supporters to nix the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 US Presidential election , a claim confirmed by several US spooks and spy agencies.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:43

The center of the Moscow protest is at Pushkin Square - and while NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says the crowd there is huge, she adds that it's also hard to ascertain how many people are there for Navalny's cause, and how many for the national holiday.