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Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Jeff Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel The letter did not say whether Mr. Sessions planned to give public testimony or to appear before the panel behind closed doors. Sessions had been scheduled to testify on June 13 before the House and Senate subcommittees that oversee his department's budget, but will now testify to the intelligence panel instead, he said on Saturday in letters to the chairmen of those subcommittees, reports CNN ... [Full Article...]

Rep. DeSantis: Man encountered in parking lot fits Alexandria shooter description

Loudermilk, a Republican from Cassville who represents Georgia's 11th District, told WABE what went through his head as he took cover. The Washington Post has identified the accused man in custody as a James T. "I don't know if it's the guy", he said. "It was a little weird, because we're just kinda out there, 6:30, 7 a.m., there'd be no reason for a spectator", DeSantis said of his co... [Full Article...]

Tottenham striker Heung-min Son suffers suspected broken arm

Tottenham striker Heung-min Son suffers suspected broken arm Korea then allowed another goal in the 51st. "We will have a scan as it (Son's arm) could be fractured", Stielike told L'Equipe . "We need to feel fortunate that we took a point from here". Asked if he would consider his position, the German said it was not up to him. "It's not in my hands". The KFA has scheduled a meeting of its technical committee on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels John McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee's Republican chairman, for the administration's failure to present an overarching strategy for Afghanistan . United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, during his Kabul visit yesterday, said there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan that is forcing record numbers of people from their homes. [Full Article...]

70-year-old martyred in Indian firing as LoC ceasefire violation continues

This attack came minutes after terrorists lobbed grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Pahalgam's Sarnal. Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate firing of small arms, and 82 mm mortars early Wednesday morning along the Line of Control in Bhimber Gali sector in Jammu and Kashmir , as reported by news agency ANI. [Full Article...]

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations In a message released on Twitter , Mr Barnier said: " Brexit negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready; timetable and European Union positions are clear". The European Commission said it is prepared for the negotiations to start as soon as the United Kingdom is ready but refused to give a date. We'll see tomorrow whether they've accepted that or not. [Full Article...]

Ayatollah Khamenei: US behind Middle East insecurity

Ayatollah Khamenei: US behind Middle East insecurity He propagated the conspiracy theory that the US wishes to prop up the extremist group to further instability in the region. "America's claim of fighting against ISIL is a lie". Riyadh has denied involvement in the suicide bombings and gun attacks on Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

The agency's response comes as Trump has been coy about whether any tapes exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Comey told Congress last week that Trump urged him to drop a probe of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . [Full Article...]

Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

It's starting to become more likely that the Senate GOP has decided that passing a bill may be impossible and that the best result may be to craft some legislation that is created to fail simply as a show vote. Mike Lee. Additionally, Sen . Senator John Thune , the No. 3 Republican in the Senate , who attended the lunch meeting, said Trump was open to suggestions that some federal... [Full Article...]

Iowa City mayor signs in support of the Paris Agreement

Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush established marine reserves, and so did former British Prime Minister David Cameron, he said. Albert noted that it will be at least three years before the United States can withdraw from the Paris agreement , which aims to reduce carbon emissions and keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) compared with pre-indu... [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level'

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terror 'at a very high level' Meanwhile US President Donald Trump has accused Qatar of funding terrorism , and urged it to stop. Qatar's foreign minister says that sanctions imposed upon his country violate global law, calling the moves by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations an "unjust siege". [Full Article...]

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

District Court to determine whether to allow her to be released on bond pending trial. Victor is accused of "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet", according to a federal complaint. According to Solari she told them she was "mad about what she had recently seen in the media" and she "wanted to set the facts right". Victor worked for a USA ... [Full Article...]

Philippines fails to meet deadline to retake Marawi

Philippines fails to meet deadline to retake Marawi Meanwhile, government statistics count some 218, 665 individuals have evacuated from Marawi to evacuation centers and relatives in surrounding towns and cities. Duterte has declared martial law across the southern third of the Philippines to deal with the most serious crisis of his year-old presidency. Indonesian and Malaysian fighters are also among those killed. [Full Article...]

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying Kane , who was handed the captaincy for the first time by Gareth Southgate , proved to be the hero for England but might have scored with the best chance of the first half when his lob was cleared off the line with Scotland keeper Craig Gordon beaten. [Full Article...]

House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Proper oversight is vital to protecting consumers, but Dodd-Frank was not the answer. No Democrats voted for the House bill on Thursday, which was overshadowed by the testimony from fired FBI director James Comey about the Russian Federation investigation and his interaction with US President Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Scottish Conservatives support single market membership in Brexit deal

She said: 'I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit , which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for, and move to a consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve. The party finished the night short of a parliamentary majority but 56 seats ahead of Labour. The shortfall has opened a debate about May's Brexit plans, which ... [Full Article...]

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

People living in Britain are waking up to uncertainty as Prime Minister Theresa May ignored calls to stand down after the ruling Conservative Party lost an overall majority in parliament in a general election on Thursday. "I would have thought that is enough for her to go, actually". "While Theresa May is well within the political mainstream and proven to be a solid and reliable unioni... [Full Article...]

World Cup Qualifying Table, Standings and Updated Points After USA Draw

The United States Men's National Team had not gotten off to a great start in World Cup qualification. "Here you know that if you catch a ball right, that with the thin air the ball's going to really fly", Bradley said. Though the U.S. didn't have a bunch of numbers forward, the counter attack was on, with Chicharito corralling the throw from Ochoa. Whether it be a friendly, a World Cup quali... [Full Article...]

Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site It marked the fifth missile test-fire by Pyongyang since the South's liberal President Moon Jae-in took office in May. Amid North Korea's claims, the United States is focusing on the possibility of North Korea's ICBM launch taking place this year. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade Equally worrying for Muslim and non-Muslim countries like China and Singapore alike are indications that Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies may want to turn their cutting of air, land and sea links to Qatar into a more global boycott. "We propose that the Security Council launch a comprehensive investigation into this incident and similar incidents", Moustafa said. Davis said the Defense Logistics... [Full Article...]


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