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Author: 0 US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

Sen. Angus King of ME, an Independent who caucuses with Democrats, picked up on Heinrich's questions, demanding a "legal justification" for why Rogers and Coats were not answering questions. The Maine senator, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, then moved on to Coats. The president then started complaining about the FBI investigation and Comey's handling of it, said officials familiar with the account Coats gave to associates.

Author: 0 Germany's Merkel lends support to Mexico over NAFTA

Last year, Germany ranked as Argentina's fourth-biggest trade partner after Brazil, China and the U.S. Merkel noted that her visit to Argentina comes after Macri helped Argentina end a legal dispute that returned it to worldwide credit markets after almost 15 years.

Author: 0 Election 2017: Keep an open mind on Brexit talks, Davidson warns May

Frenchman Pierre Moscovici said "we don't really know what the governing situation is this morning" after voters dealt Prime Minister Theresa May a punishing blow, denying her the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct Brexit talks and weakening her party's grip on power.

Author: 0 White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

The source close to the President said that Trump understands that dismissing Sessions would set off another political firestorm. White House spokesman Sean Spicer declined during a White House press briefing Tuesday to say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions.

Global Media Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
Author: 0 Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

But the government rejected their appeals, and said Noriega would return to prison once he recovered from the brain tumor surgery. Noriega had been a key USA ally but was forcibly removed when American troops invaded in 1989 and was later jailed in the U.S.

Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne siege that left two dead

Khayre shot dead a man who was working at the apartment complex and held a woman hostage. He killed one man in the lobby of an apartment building in Melbourne , and held a female escort hostage of several hours. Australia is facing "a growing threat from Islamist terrorism", Turnbull said. Khayre was charged and acquitted by a jury over a plot to attack the Holsworthy Army barracks in Sydney in 2009.

Global Media Trump tipped to tighten rules on trade and travel to Cuba
Author: 0 Trump tipped to tighten rules on trade and travel to Cuba

Among the reported changes include restricting business with the Cuban military and travel that resembles tourism. Over the following two years, the Obama administration created new openings for Americans to travel to the long-isolated island, for US businesses to operate in the communist nation and for Cubans to visit the U.S.

Author: 0 Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

Alavi told state TV that authorities had found and raided the home where the pre-attack Islamic State video was filmed. His message is believed to be directed at Saudi Arabia. "The terrorists fell short of their [main] aim" and then started to blindly target civilians and employees, he said. The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by USA president Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Iran.

Author: 0 Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

Trump also called Comey a "leaker" in a tweet on Friday morning. Oh. So, according to the president - who seemed to be glancing down at some notes while speaking - we should believe the parts of Comey's testimony that Trump liked, but we should believe the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director perjured himself on the parts that Trump didn't like.

Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is gay, said she had received assurances from the prime minister over gay rights should the Tories and DUP strike a deal, ITV reported . The results of the UK's general election are in. but there wasn't a clear victor. "As we do, we will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular".

Global Media Michelle Carter trial: Boyfriend researched ways to commit suici
Author: 0 Michelle Carter trial: Boyfriend researched ways to commit suici

Carter also points to text messages she sent urging Roy to seek professional help. On his phone were multiple messages from Ms Carter, including one saying: "You're so hesitant because you keep over thinking it and keep pushing it off". Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter for encouraging Roy to kill himself in July 2014. Carter is being tried as a youthful offender because she was a minor when her alleged crime took place.

Global Media Trump fires back after Merkel criticism
Author: 0 Trump fires back after Merkel criticism

At a press conference in Berlin, Merkel, who is in the midst of a campaign for re-election, had said that the diplomatic relationship with the U.S. was of "outstanding importance" but that discord meant that "we in Europe must take our fate into our own hands".

Global Media Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria
Author: 0 Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria

Its regional spokesman David Swanson said as many as 100,000 people "may stay trapped" inside during the assault. The SDF said it had seized al-Mishlab district in the far east of Raqqa on Friday and al-Sabahia district in the west. The SDF - an Arab-Kurdish alliance formed in 2015 - launched its campaign to capture Raqa in November and chipped away at IS territory around the city's north, west, and east.

Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

Analysts say May's electoral debacle could reopen what had seemed largely a closed debate - both with pro-EU members of Parliament trying to take advantage of the prime minister's weakness and Euro-skeptic government ministers threatening her if she dares water down a Brexit deal.

Global Media U.S. concerned Kurdish referendum could 'distract' from IS fight
Author: 0 U.S. concerned Kurdish referendum could 'distract' from IS fight

The disputed areas include swaths of northern territory that are claimed by both Kurdish Iraq and Baghdad, including the key oil-rich province of Kirkuk . Iran voiced its opposition on Saturday to an announcement by Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region that it will organise a vote on independence later this year.

Author: 0 Former aide hits out at 'toxic' team around PM

Ms Perrior described meetings in Downing Street where Ms Hill would come up with "crazy" ideas - but that Mrs May would rarely overrule her. The election was called by UK Prime Minister Theresa May in order to unify the parliament ahead of the Brexit talks with Brussels.

Author: 0 Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

According to the newspaper, Hamas has taken millions of dollars from Saudia Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in order to dig tunnels and hold hostage two million Palestinians. In a statement on its website, Hamas said the party felt "deep regret and disapproval" at the Saudi statement. "They are encouraging Gaza youths to approach the Israeli border in protest, and we see the numbers increasing each day in an effort to provoke an Israeli reaction called the strategic corporal".

Author: 0 Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker also said he hoped there would be no further delay to the negotiations "we are desperately waiting for". 'Brexit negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready; timetable and European Union positions are clear. "I would have thought that's enough to go, actually, and make way for a government that will be truly representative of all of the people of this country".

Author: 0 Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson

In Perth and Perthshire North, a seat the SNP has held since 1997, Pete Wishart held on by just 21 votes. The Conservatives ended up with 13 MPs from north of the border, giving the party its best result in Scotland since 1983. "We are very interested in a progressive alliance to deny the Tories a majority, but I think we will be facing a different prime minister". With a hung parliament, the SNP could be a position to exercise more influence even with smaller numbers, and Nicola ...