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Author: 0 AG Jeff Sessions Set To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

As attorney general, Sessions is unlikely to answer in detail questions about conversations he's had with Trump. The high-stakes testimony also takes place amid reported friction between Sessions and Trump, who criticized the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

Global Media Qatar must stop funding terrorism
Author: 0 Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Egypt and Bahrain said in a statement published by the Saudi news agency that 59 people, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi, and 12 entities, among them Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity, were named.

Global Media Former Journalist Pleads Guilty In Jewish Bomb Threats Case
Author: 0 Former Journalist Pleads Guilty In Jewish Bomb Threats Case

A few days later, he emailed a bomb threat from an anonymous account to a Manhattan JCC that said , "Juan Thompson (THOMPSON'S BIRTHDAY) put two bombs in the office of the Jewish center today". Attorney Jacob Warren said Thompson will not be able to appeal any sentence below the government's calculations. Juan Thompson , 32, was charged with harassing at least a dozen Jewish Community Centers across the country in a months-long attempt to exact revenge on an ex-girlfriend who had dumped ...

Global Media Trump to resume precision munitions deliveries to Saudis
Author: 0 Trump to resume precision munitions deliveries to Saudis

One of the Republicans who opposed the sale, Todd Young , said before the vote that "it is a false choice to suggest we have to choose between opposing Iran and helping the millions of suffering people in Yemen ". In addition, he raised the specter of genocide in Yemen with the help of US -supplied arms. "This U.S. -backed Saudi war has to end". The deal , Brookings senior fellow Bruce Riedel wrote, consists of "letters of interest or intent, but not contracts".

Author: 0 North Korea sends jailed US student home in a coma

They say he's been in a coma since after his trial a year ago. "At the moment, we're just treating this like he's been in an accident ". "We received a call from Cindy and Fred Warmbier early today to update us on Otto's condition".

Global Media Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

But in last week's closed hearing, Comey reportedly told senators that Sessions had, in fact, met Kislyak three times past year. Despite the report , White House principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday in response to a question from a reporter that Trump "absolutely" has confidence in Sessions .

Global Media Trump calls Comey memo leak 'cowardly'
Author: 0 Trump calls Comey memo leak 'cowardly'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, responding to Trump's statement last week that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the Senate. "I think we could work out a way it could be dignified, public, with questions, with Leader McConnell", Schumer told CBS News. "No more game playing", Schumer said.

Author: 0 Enda Kenny will step down as Taoiseach today

The veteran Fine Gael politician is to host a cabinet meeting for the final time in Government Buildings in Dublin before he takes to the Dail parliament for a valedictory address. He added: "We can argue vehemently the merits of issues or measures without questioning each other's motives or intent". Mr Kenny, from Castlebar, Co Mayo, took over as Fine Gael leader in 2002 after the party suffered near annihilation at the polls.

Global Media Ex-president arrested in US
Author: 0 Ex-president arrested in US

The former president was arrested earlier in the evening near his home in Coral Gables, Florida. Martinelli is known to have presided over an infrastructure boom that helped give Panama one of the fastest-growing economies in the Americas, but his administration was dogged by corruption allegations.

Global Media Kenya: 1 child dead, 1 person missing in building collapse
Author: 0 Kenya: 1 child dead, 1 person missing in building collapse

Police and local residents said the authorities were alerted on Monday after cracks appeared in the building. Building collapses have become common in Nairobi , where 4 million people live in low-income areas or shanty towns. Several more people have been reported missing. "There are some people who sneaked back [in] to collect some of their belongings before the building caved in".

Author: 0 Qatar says no one can dictate its foreign policy

Earlier, a number of Arab countries in the Persian Gulf, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia , closed their airspace to all global flights to and from Qatar. Russia's state-run Tass news agency says the two discussed "the growing tensions around Qatar". He said Qatar welcomes Kuwait's mediation efforts and that his country is ready "to engage in dialogue positively.

Global Media Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues
Author: 0 Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Sessions said he would send Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to the appropriations subcommittees in his stead to discuss budget matters. The attorney general, the highest-ranking law-enforcement officer in the nation, said he would testify before the Senate committee Tuesday, presumably under oath.

Author: 0 Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

Captain Michael Bradley gave the US the lead just six minutes in on a attractive 40-yard strike that caught Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa off his line. He decided on the five-man back line as early as January and went with Guzan in goal because of his kicking ability. Guzan starting in net was one of seven changes made by Arena after the 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago a couple of days earlier.

Global Media Massive inferno rips through tower block near Westfield
Author: 0 Massive inferno rips through tower block near Westfield

At least 200 people live there. The blaze looks to be the worst since a 2009 fire in south London killed six people, including three children. Police and the London Fire Brigade have rushed to the scene as horrifying pictures emerged on social media showing massive flames licking up the side of the block.

Author: 0 Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims

The Duchess made the surprise visit to the hospital in the early afternoon. She praised her and the other royals for visiting the hospital. In total, 14 members of the public were admitted to the facility, predominantly suffering from stab wounds - of those, seven are deemed to be in a critical condition and continue to require round-the-clock care.

Global Media Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad
Author: 0 Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Democrats pushed to hold an open hearing for Sessions' testimony , but Republicans wanted the hearing closed. This is at odds with Sessions' statement during his confirmation hearing, when he said he had met with the Russian official twice.

Global Media Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 9 injured
Author: 0 Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 9 injured

Hours after striking in a village in Tral, militants hurled grenades at 130 BN CRPF camp in Padgampora area of Awantipora in south Kashmir . However, there was no report of injury to any one in the attack. This time the grenade attack took place on a police station. The grenade exploded inside the camp causing injuries to nine soldiers, who have been shifted to the nearest hospital for treatment.

Global Media Trump to push Obamacare repeal in lunch with senators
Author: 0 Trump to push Obamacare repeal in lunch with senators

Such a measure would raise considerable revenue that lawmakers would like to put toward insurance tax credits or other spending in the bill, but it is opposed by powerful outside groups like the U.S. The bars opened early in Washington and elsewhere last Thursday, as more than 19 million Americans tuned in when the networks and cable news channels carried live former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B.

Global Media Protests Following Afghan Blasts Call for Security Chiefs to Step Down
Author: 0 Protests Following Afghan Blasts Call for Security Chiefs to Step Down

He said that up to 11,000 foreign militants had allegedly arrived in Afghanistan in the last two years to fight for Daesh. At the meeting, UNAMA endorsed the ownership taken by the Afghan Government to start a discussion with neighbouring countries about sustained stability in the region, as well as the establishment of the Kabul Process - a forum to increase regional cooperation for peace and stability - and recognized that the gathering sends a strong signal that the worldwide ...

Author: 0 Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

Though Labour last week lost its third successive general election, it is in buoyant mood. Corbyn and Thornberry beamed for the cameras. Surrounded by applauding supporters, Mr Corbyn tightly embraced Ms Thornberry and then tried to get a high-five out of her when she wasn't looking.