• Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations
Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations

The committee's top Democrat, Mark Warner , was alarmed by news reports that Trump tried to enlist intelligence officials to help put the brakes on the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . 1. Did Trump pressure Coats and Rogers to dismiss concerns about Russian Federation? ROGERS: And I've also answered that...

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  • Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue
Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

Already, DUP leader Arlene Foster has indicated that her party will seek to leverage some concessions in exchange for their support in parliament and described the arrangement with the Conservatives as one of " confidence and supply ". Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on the Andrew Marr show he believed the Conservative Party and the DUP will ...

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  • New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers
New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

Statements from Prime Minister Theresa May suggest that a tougher response than the one seen after the Manchester attack last month is in store. LONDON (AP) - British police have named the third London Bridge attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba and said he is believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

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  • Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped
Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

While Trump maintained he did not ask Comey to let the FBI's investigation into Flynn go, he told reporters "there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it". Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday , but tweeted an accusation Friday that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath.

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  • Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies
Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

The final version of Trump's May 23 speech featured a line describing Washington's commitment to Article 5 as "unwavering", Politico reported on Tuesday, a line Trump did not ultimately deliver. Romania joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance in 2004. "And this will lead very soon to an enhanced economic exchange, to better comm...

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  • Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Earlier this week, Comey, who was sacked as FBI director by President Donald Trump gave evidence to the Senate intelligence committee, and said that he had been urged pledge loyalty to Trump and drop an investigation into another senior aide, national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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  • Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan
Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

So-called "green-on-blue" insider attacks by Afghan soldiers on worldwide service members were a major problem several years ago, but now happen less frequently after security measures were improved and the number of foreign troops in the country fell sharply.

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  • As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror
As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

On Monday, a group of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , and the UAE severed diplomatic ties with major USA partner Qatar , accusing the oil-rich country of sponsoring violent extremism and causing regional instability. "The blockade is hindering U.S. military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ", Tillerson warn...

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  • Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating
Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior towards him. Trump has remained relatively media shy since the Justice Department tapped former FBI Director Robert Mueller to be the special counsel looking into...

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  • General election 2017: chastened Theresa May to name her team
General election 2017: chastened Theresa May to name her team

Katie Perrior, who quit as May's communications chief in April, said Timothy and Hill were "great street fighters but poor political leaders" and exercised too much power over the prime minister. The election result leaves Westminster in chaos with just 10 days before the Brexit negotiations are due to begin . Numerous party members are also u...

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  • Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't
Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

No". The kind of boss who misrepresents or even blatantly lies. Comey told Congress that he took detailed written notes following each of his nine conversations with Trump - beginning right after their first meeting on January 6 in Trump Tower - because he "was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting".

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

Speaking after visiting Buckingham Palace, she said only her party had the "legitimacy" to govern, despite falling eight seats short of a majority. The party won 262 seats in the election - up by 30 from 2015. DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed that she had spoken to Mrs. "I could not care less what people get up to in terms of their sexuality". ...

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  • Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers
Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. "The details will be put forward for discussion and agreement at a Cabinet meeting on Monday". A senior Conservative MP is in Belfast on Saturday for talks with the DUP, a spokesperson for Ms May's office said. Many are questioning wha...

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  • Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam is released from prison in Libya
Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam is released from prison in Libya

Libya remains politically divided after six years of conflicts with two competing parliaments and governments, one based in Tripoli and the other in the eastern port city of Tobruk. Gaddafi is also wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity committed during unsuccessful attempts to suppress the 2011 unrest.

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  • Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar
Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated to a number of other bases in the region including in Iraq, Turkey, Kuwait and Bahrain and off aircraft carriers, the officials said. "But it does not give us joy when relations between our partners deteriorate", Mr Lavrov said. "We are in favo...

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  • British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Earlier, Mrs May announced that she meant to carry on in No 10 at the head of a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionists (DUP) after falling eight seats short of an overall majority. May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". "Gavin will have an important ...

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  • Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks
Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks

Islamic State (IS) threatened attacks in Saudi Arabia after the militant group claimed responsibility for assaults in Tehran that killed at least 17 people, Site Intelligence monitoring group reported on Friday. Trump and the Saudi king last month signed eight different agreements approving nearly US$110 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia. ...

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  • Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'
Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'

Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that four United States soldiers were killed in the attack. In an emailed statement, the USA military said only: "We are aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan". It also comes as the Taliban ramp up their campaign against the Western-backed government in Afghanistan, and as US President Donal...

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  • London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck
London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Early this morning, police said they had arrested a man, 27, on suspicion of preparing terrorists acts, after carrying out a raid in Ilford, east London , linked to the attack. The police and intelligence agencies have tried to prevent complex, high-tech plots — such as those created to bring down commercial flights — but now they are dealing ...

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  • Coalition Strikes at Pro-Regime Forces in Syria Deconfliction Zone
Coalition Strikes at Pro-Regime Forces in Syria Deconfliction Zone

Intelligence sources have told Reuters that the coalition's presence near al Tanf is meant to keep Iranian-backed forces from securing an overland route between Syria and Iraq. Coalition forces destroyed two artillery pieces and an anti-aircraft weapon , and damaged a tank. In a separate development a day earlier, the so-called Syrian Observ...

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