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Author: 0 May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats

The prime minister, who has faced calls to step down, told ITV News she would "reflect on the results and what we need to do in the future to take the party forward". The election's biggest victor was Corbyn, who confounded expectations that his left-wing views made him electorally toxic. Labour's increase in seats from 229 to 261 - with one seat still undecided - confounded expectations that his left-wing views made him electorally toxic.

Author: 0 Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

Trump and aides referenced those comments in claiming vindication, but some officials said Comey's statements that Trump leaned on him to drop the Russian Federation investigation could add up to obstruction of justice. In the wake of Comey's testimony and Trump's rebuttal, the American public has been left with the hard decision. "When you have the FBI director telling you three times you're not the subject of an investigation and you ask him, "would you please announce that publicly" ...

Author: 0 American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

According to Trump administration officials, information about Warmbier's condition was transmitted on June 6 by North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations to Joseph Yun, the State Department's special representative for North Korea, at a meeting in NY.

Author: 0 Trump Denies Comey Accusations, '100 Percent' Willing To Go Under Oath

With a single tweet , Trump also castigated Comey for giving an account of his conversation with the president to a lawyer who shared it with a news outlet. Comey's father, J. Brien Comey Sr., told the newspaper his son was not aware of the tweets at the time. Since Comey's testimon, y a handful of Democratic lawmakers have called for the president to be asked to provide sworn testimony as part of the investigation into his ties with Russian Federation.

Global Media US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release
Author: 0 US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said he hoped the privacy of Warmbier's family would be respected "in the weeks and months ahead". Asked if he had spoken to President Donald Trump about the visit, Rodman said: "Well, I'm pretty sure he's pretty much happy with the fact that I'm over here trying to accomplish something that we both need".

Global Media GJM shutdown: Rallies for separate state, police on high alert
Author: 0 GJM shutdown: Rallies for separate state, police on high alert

In an embarrassment for the Trinamool Congress, the GNLF, with whom it had forged an alliance in the recent municipal polls, came out in full support of Gorkhaland. Ahluwalia now in New Delhi reportedly is in touch with the GJM leadership over phone ever since the trouble broke out, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri said.

Author: 0 Trump invited to testify about interactions with Comey

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief was investigating whether the president or his campaign officials colluded with an alleged Kremlin plot to sway last year's USA presidential election in favour of Mr Trump. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told the press conference, referencing allegations his campaign cooperated with the Russians and then tried to halt an investigation.

Author: 0 Northam Wins Democratic Nomination for Governor

Gillespie ran for U.S. Senate in 2014 and lost, and once served as counselor to former President George W. Bush. "Vowing to work with Perriello's supporters, Northam said ", We're all in this together", the Washington Post reported.

Author: 0 Timeline of Otto Warmbier's saga in North Korea

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Tillerson said the State Department secured his release at Trump's direction, and a spokeswoman was firm in saying Rodman's trip had nothing to do with Warmbier's release.

Global Media At least 15 treated for smoke inhalation
Author: 0 At least 15 treated for smoke inhalation

The London Fire Brigade said 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters were called to the scene and Assistant Fire Commissioner Dan Daly said it was a large and very serious incident. London Metropolitan Police said that two people were being treated for smoke inhalation but that further injuries were possible in the fire, which was reported at 1:16 a.m.

Global Media Sessions Senate testimony to be public
Author: 0 Sessions Senate testimony to be public

Until the panel chairman's statement on Monday, it had been unclear whether Sessions would testify in an open or closed setting. "The Attorney General has requested that this hearing be public", Justice Department spokesman Sarah Isgur Flores said .

Author: 0 US Attorney General questioned on Trump-Russia ties

Testifying last week before the same committee, Comey recalled that Trump had asked him to "let go" of a probe into onetime national security advisor Michael Flynn - exposing the president to accusations of obstruction of justice, a potentially impeachable offense.

Global Media Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has lost his seat to the Tories
Author: 0 Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has lost his seat to the Tories

A surge in votes for the Tories saw SNP stalwarts Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson lose their seats in what's been considered a strong night for Ruth Davidson's party. "I think we have seen the country's reaction in the number of SNP seats falling". Sheppard became an MP at the 2015 election taking the seat from Labour with a 49 per cent of the vote.

Global Media Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe
Author: 0 Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe

Just last month, the country's insurance regulator barred the firm from offering new insurance products for three months following what it described as "the improper sale" of those products. and Europe, often at large premiums. Anbang has been under scrutiny since a multibillion-dollar global string of asset purchases, including buying the Waldorf for $2 billion, raised questions about how it was paying for its buying spree.

Author: 0 Assassin's Creed: Origins Leak Confirms October Release Date

The game is likely to release in October 2017. The illustrations are a dead giveaway that the game will be set in Ancient Egypt . The protagonist, named Bayek , is not the only playable character, but the other one is a secret for the moment.

Global Media After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers
Author: 0 After winning a Tony, Bette Midler offers tearful thanks to Hawaii teachers

The 71-year-old star took to the stage to accept her award, speaking about the power of Hello, Dolly! and stating it 'has the ability to lift your spirits in these awful times '. Nope, there was no slowing Bette as she finally shut down the orchestra by saying , " Shut that crap off! ". In the end, " Dear Evan Hansen " won the Best Musical award and left " Come from Away " empty-handed.

Global Media Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defence site
Author: 0 Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defence site

The North Korean drone is similar to one found in 2014 and was discovered on a mountain in Inje, South Korea, near the border. Ten of these photos reportedly showed USA missile launchers and a radar system in the town of Seongju, which were installed earlier this year as part of a deal with former South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

Author: 0 N.Korea frees student in coma after high-level U.S. visit

Warmbier was flown first to an American military medical facility in Japan, then flown on to Cincinnati, near his family's home. Otto Warmbier , 23, a Cincinnati resident and University of Virginia student, is "en route to the United States ", Tillerson's statement said .

Global Media Feud heats up between Singapore premier, siblings
Author: 0 Feud heats up between Singapore premier, siblings

Wei Ling and Hsien Yang stated the following: "We have seen a completely different face to our brother Hsien Loong, one that deeply troubles us". They expressed the feeling of being threatened by Hsien Loong's alleged misuse of his position and influence over the Singapore government and its agencies to drive his personal agenda.

Global Media Six Killed As Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh, Hundreds Of Thousands Evacuated
Author: 0 Six Killed As Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh, Hundreds Of Thousands Evacuated

The administration has set up shelters equipped with enough stockpiled to sustain and organised a number of meetings to raise awareness among people to mitigate the cyclone's impact. Hundreds of homes and trees have been reported damaged in St. Martin's Island off Cox's Bazar coast. Television footage showed widespread flooding in coastal areas of Cox's Bazaar, Chittagong and other districts where hundreds of thousands of people have also reportedly been evacuated from their homes.

Author: 0 Top Haqqani commander killed in drone attack in Pak

As a result, a large portion of the compound-situated just on the boundary between Hangu District and Aurakzai Agency-got demolished. District Police Officer Hangu, Ihsanullah said that the USA drone hit the militants in Kurram Agency. All the slain militants were staying as a guest in the targeted Madrasa. The Haqqani network, a militant group that fights Afghan and US forces in Afghanistan and is a USA -designated foreign terrorist organization, is reported to be based in Miram Shah, a ...

Author: 0 May says minority government talks 'productive', Brexit negotiation starts next week

An agreement between the Tories and DUP is thought to be close, with Mrs May saying the talks had been "productive" and emphasising the need for "stability" in government. " I got us into this mess, and I'm going to get us out ", May told Conservative MPs during a meeting in Westminster. The Evening Standard , edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, reported that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour lawmakers to come up with a "softer", less hard-line divorce from the EU.

Author: 0 Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has no knowledge of collusion between US President Donald Trump and Russian Federation. It later was revealed he met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , once as a senator and once as Trump's adviser before the inauguration.

Author: 0 In Bangladesh : Rescuers battle to reach landslide victims

The two army officers died while conducting a rescue operation in the worst landslide that hit the area, he said. "Members of Bangladesh Army are engaged in rescue campaign in the areas but unfortunately four army personnel met the tragedy while on rescue operations", Shirin Sharmin was quoted by BSS as saying.

Author: 0 Mattis: White House Will Deliver New Afghanistan Strategy to Congress Next Month

Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) questioned whether the United States is throwing good money after bad in Afghanistan , because the Pentagon doesn't appear to have a strategy. To date, more than 2,300 Americans have been killed and more than 17,000 wounded since the war began in 2001. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations such as Britain also have lost troops during the conflict.

Global Media Panamagate probe: JIT summons Nawaz Sharif's brother to appear on June 17
Author: 0 Panamagate probe: JIT summons Nawaz Sharif's brother to appear on June 17

The JIT is bound to complete the probe in 60 days unless it is granted additional time. He said that picture's leak was an attempt to damage reputation of Sharif family. According to the report, the person who was responsible for leaking the picture of the premier's son from a session which was supposed to be highly confidential has been identified and removed from the team.

Author: 0 North Korea frees imprisoned US student

It was not immediately clear if Rodman's visit to North Korea was purely coincidental with Warmbier's release. They also said they are grateful he "will finally be with people who love him". Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon said "we pray for him and we pray for his family". It turns out the NBA Hall of Famer is headed back to North Korea today on the dime of PotCoin, the cryptocurrency company for the cannabis industry.

Author: 0 I would '100 percent' be willing to testify about Comey under oath

He wouldn't say if what Trump said was obstruction, but he said how concerning it was. But by continuing to expostulate, he risks not only incriminating himself but irritating the prosecutor overseeing the probe. Asked on Friday if he would be willing to go under oath to give his version of his interactions with Comey, Trump replied, "100 percent". The fact that our hopes for #ComeyDay in any way hinged on an exchange about President Trump hoping to obstruct a federal investigation only ...

Author: 0 Trump Attacks Latest Court Ruling Against Travel Ban

In its ruling Monday , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which is based in California, found that the president had exceeded his authority in issuing the order, which also suspended and capped the refugee admissions program.

Author: 0 Majlis Podcast: How Significant Is The Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

PM Modi had reportedly said that connectivity projects in the region should respect "territorial integrity and sovereignty", and maintain "inclusivity and sustainability". India abstained from the Summit to highlight its concerns over the $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor which is part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the pet project of Xi, and passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Author: 0 How Donald Trump's Russian connection unfolded

Sessions in March stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice past year with Kislyak. Last week , Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he accused the president of lying. "Chairman, the witness should be allowed to answer the question", Sen.

Global Media Who is Trump friend Christopher Ruddy?
Author: 0 Who is Trump friend Christopher Ruddy?

SESSIONS: Well, I think I probably could say that with confidence because I've recused from the investigation. Last night, a longtime friend of President Trump , Christopher Ruddy, said the president is considering firing Mueller . House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Tuesday he had confidence in Mueller and that he should be left alone to conduct an independent investigation, NPR's Susan Davis reports.

Global Media Australia's Telstra says will cut 1400 jobs in cost-cutting drive
Author: 0 Australia's Telstra says will cut 1400 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Telstra will shed around 1400 employees from its workforce. "We recognise that if these changes proceed, it will mean some valued colleagues will be leaving the business". The news comes only a year after the telco giant cut 326 roles across its sales, service and national office teams, saying there was less need for call centre workers with more than 50 per cent of its customer interactions happening online.

Author: 0 Aston Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak ruled out of Confederations Cup

The post Australia skipper Jedinak out of Confederations Cup appeared first on Vanguard News . Jeggo, 25, has been a regular with Sturm Graz and will join the squad in Russian Federation on Thursday, along with Rosenborg's Alex Gersbach who replaced Bournemouth's Brad Smith who has a hamstring injury.

Author: 0 Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it had been a disappointing night for her party, which lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats. Speaking at his north London constituency's election headquarters, Corbyn said May called the election to get a new mandate and the "mandate she got was one of lost support".

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being questioned in response to James Comey's testimony, as part of an inquiry into possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Charles Schumer of NY, the Senate's top Democrat. Wyden then asked about Sessions' interactions with James Comey , the ex-FBI director fired by President Trump.

Global Media Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Author: 0 Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Understanding the implications of his testimony requires a little backstory. Sessions , testifying under oath before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, denied ever having any conversations with Russians about Russian election meddling - including at an event previous year at a Washington hotel that was attended by Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak .

Global Media US student freed by North Koreans is back home
Author: 0 US student freed by North Koreans is back home

A U.S. delegation made up of Yun and a medical team was sent to North Korea on Monday to secure Warmbier's release , the official said , adding that they demanded to visit Warmbier upon arrival in Pyongyang. "No one", Fred Warmbier said. - Kim Hak-song, another American professor, was arrested May 6 on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the regime. "FILE â€" In this February 29, 2016 file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Global Media We are not winning in Afghanistan, admits US Defence Secretary Mattis
Author: 0 We are not winning in Afghanistan, admits US Defence Secretary Mattis

McCain was referencing the three US soldiers who were killed during a joint US-Afghan military operation Saturday in Nangarhar province. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the decision publicly before an official announcement, say the move gives Mattis the ability to adjust troop levels more quickly.

Author: 0 DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

To keep power, May chose to form a coalition with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party and their 10 members of parliament, which would put her over the government-forming requirement line. Brexit will likely be on the agenda at the Paris meeting, after May confirmed she will stick to the negotiating timetable. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May first triggered the Article 50 mechanism to leave the bloc nearly three months ago, with formal discussions due to begin on 19 June.

Author: 0 Sessions' Testimony in 7 Minutes

King noted that Sessions publicly testified about the administration's original justification for firing Comey - that he mishandled last year's probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server - but refused to discuss whether the Russian Federation probe was also a consideration.

Global Media Davidson: SNP must scrap plans for second indyref
Author: 0 Davidson: SNP must scrap plans for second indyref

Despite attempts by parts of the Scottish National Party not to frame the general election as a de-facto vote on a second independence referendum , many Scots perceived it to be the defining issue of the campaign. Last year, the SNP set up a growth commission headed by former SNP MSP and economist Andrew Wilson, charged with producing a new economic strategy for independence that would resolve the vexed issues of currency and oil revenue volatility.

Author: 0 UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance

The election has resulted in a hung parliament after the Conservatives lost majority in the House of Commons. Foster denied allegations that her party would be a negative influence on the national Parliament in the Belfast Telegraph on Monday, saying she was focused on getting a good deal for Northern Ireland in Brexit talks.

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russia probe

Last week , in his testimony before the Senate, former FBI director James Comey referred to attorney general Jeff Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation as "problematic," which was alluded to by Comey as one of the reasons for Sessions recusing himself from the investigation.

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