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People Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony
Author: 0 Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

Broadcast networks cast aside regular schedules for three or four hours. Trump's tweet comes ahead of a news conference planned Friday. Earlier, a reporter asked about the president's tweet on Friday that said , "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and WOW, Comey is a leaker! ".

Author: 0 US Joins Battle as Philippines Takes Losses in Besieged City

Thousands of Philippine soldiers, advised by USA special forces , are locked in fierce combat with hundreds of insurgents who overran Marawi City on May 23, flying black flags of the Islamic State (IS) group and using up to 2,000 civilians as human shields.As gunfire rang out and planes flew bombing raids to pummel districts of the largely abandoned city, a crowd of soldiers and teary-eyed officials, firemen, police and clerks gathered outside a nearby government building to raise the ...

People French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting
Author: 0 French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

After the deterioration in ties under Macron's predecessor, Socialist Francois Hollande, Putin expressed the hope that in Macron and his team there will be "more people who understand us". It was also a chance for Macron to show France and the rest of Europe what kinds of issues will matter to him in global relations. The use of chemical weapons in Syria is a red line for France and would result in reprisals, Emmanuel Macron said on Monday during his first meeting as president of ...

Author: 0 Guterres calls for two-state solution for Israel, Palestine

If anything, their resolve has grown stronger and new generations more desperate in the absence of any prospects of peace and wellbeing. Scuttled ships block the entrance to the Suez canal at Port Said during the Six-Day War between Israel and Egypt.

People Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China
Author: 0 Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

Taiwan was responding to President Juan Carlos Varela's announcement that Panama is establishing diplomatic ties with China. A joint statement released in the evening said Panama and China were recognizing each other and establishing ambassadorial-level relations the same day.

Author: 0 Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Nadal swept aside Wawrinka in three sets to win 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in two hours and five minutes. It's impossible to compare it to another place. "The nerves, the adrenaline that I feel when I play in this court is impossible to compare. Again, Nadal finished the tournament without having dropped a set. "On paper, when you look at the scores, it all seems fairly easy", Nadal said .

Author: 0 California sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee with "marocain"

About 11 million spellers participated in the competition that kicked off at local levels. Spahr competed in the national spelling bee in 2014 as well. Bee officials will administer a Tiebreaker Test to all spellers in the competition at 6 p.m. (2200 GMT) on Thursday. Meet 12-year-old Ananya Vinay , from Fesco, California.

People Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'
Author: 0 Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'

She is facing a showdown with Conservative MPs on the backbench 1922 Committee amid anger over the way the party saw its majority wiped out in the General Election . Talks come after Mrs May told Tory MPs: " I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it ". May will need to convince her furious MPs that she has a plan or potentially face a leadership challenge.

People Iran qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Iran qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran have played in the World Cup finals four times in the past - in 1978, 1998, 2006 and 2014 - while Uzbekistan are still seeking their first ever qualification. The Persian team commands with 20 points, accompanied by South Korea, with 7 points. Iran are still unbeaten in the third stage of qualifying and amazingly have not conceded a single goal during the campaign, thus underlining their credentials as one of Asia s football giants.

People May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority
Author: 0 May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

May's authority over her party was shattered by the election result. How, after all, is it possible to reverse expectations of a hundred-seat majority into a hung parliament been propped up by the Unionists? "Without the 14 seats won by the Scottish Conservatives, Mrs May's party would have been languishing on just 305 seats".

People COVFEFE Act would make social media a presidential record
Author: 0 COVFEFE Act would make social media a presidential record

Political opponents and ethics experts have said all tweets should be preserved, and have raised questions over whether Trump's team has been vigilant with cataloguing his posts. According to the White House website , the role of the Office of Communications is to "craft the message" President Trump delivers to the world.

People Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example
Author: 0 Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

Victor was charged in a federal grand jury indictment on Wednesday with a single count of willful retention and transmission of national defence information, a felony offence under the Espionage and Censorship Act that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

Author: 0 Sessions wants his testimony open to public

The Justice Department ultimately agreed to a Tuesday public hearing in an attempt to show there's nothing to hide and nothing controversial about Sessions' interactions with Russian officials, officials said. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

People Puerto Rico votes for U.S. statehood in referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes for U.S. statehood in referendum

Sunday's turnout was the lowest in any election since 1967, and even depressed among statehood proponents, says Carlos Vargas Ramos at Hunter College in NY. military protection and receives federal funding from the government for highways and social programs, just not as much as official states receive. New Yorker David Aldarondo, now living in Puerto Rico, shows his shirt of Puerto Rican nationalist Ramon Emeterio Betances, after voting in favour of independence during the fifth referendum ...

People Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare
Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

A Malaysia Airlines plane has been forced to turn back to Melbourne's Tullamarine airport after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. Flight 128 to Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, was forced to return to an Australian airport after a 25-year-old Sri Lankan man began shouting on board.

People Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government
Author: 0 Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

Michel Barnier (the EU's chief Brexit negotiator) is ready", German EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger, who is responsible for the EU budget, told a German radio show. May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts. Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now ...

Author: 0 French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

Marine Le Pen's Front National has done badly with just 13pc of the vote, meaning the party is likely to finish up in third place and win between three and ten seats in the second round - leaving them short of the 15 seats needed to form a parliamentary group in the National Assembly .

People Three men arrested in connection with London attack
Author: 0 Three men arrested in connection with London attack

Pakistan-born Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Radouane, 30, believed to be of Libyan and Moroccan descent, who both lived in Barking , have been named as the other London Bridge terrorists. The Islamic State group has said its "fighters" carried out the attack. Metropolitan Police distributed this photo of Youssef Zaghba , who they have named as the third London Bridge attacker.

Author: 0 Police arrest east London man in connection with bridge attacks

London police said earlier they had recovered a body from the river in their search for Xavier Thomas, a 45-year-old missing since the weekend attack. Witness accounts suggest Thomas might have been thrown into the river, police said. "Echeverría, who is from Madrid but lives in London and works for HSBC, has been hailed as a hero for apparently using his skateboard to take on the London Bridge attackers".

People Presidential election: Amit Shah forms 3-member panel to talk to parties
Author: 0 Presidential election: Amit Shah forms 3-member panel to talk to parties

The committee, comprising senior union ministers Rajnath Singh , Arun Jaitley and M. Venkaiah Naidu , will hold talks with BJP allies and opposition parties for the election, the BJP said. The Opposition expects that the BJP panel could throw names like that of Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu, former Governor S C Jamir and even Kerala Governor and former Chief Justice of India P Sadasivam as the Presidential candidate.

Author: 0 Retail inflation lowest since 2012, IIP accelerates to over 3%

The sharp fall in food inflation was brought about by a deflation in the prices of pulses and vegetables. Despite growing clamour by industry bodies and the government for a cut in key interest rates, the Reserve Bank of India left them unchanged during its Monetary Policy Review last week, citing an "uncertain inflation outlook".

People Telangana CM recalls Telugu poet Reddy's services
Author: 0 Telangana CM recalls Telugu poet Reddy's services

His compilation of poems, titled "Viswambhara", got him the Jnanpith award in 1988. He was also award the third-highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, in 1992. His first work of poetry and lyrics, Navvani Puvvu , came out in 1953. He was passionate about preserving and popularising Telugu language and culture, especially among the young generation.

Author: 0 General election result: what does it mean for FE?

If those results hold up, it will be a remarkable turnaround for the Conservatives who had a 20-point lead in the opinion polls when Ms. Theresa May massively miscalculated in calling an election. They did gain some white working-class seats from Labour in the north and midlands, winning some new territory in places such as Mansfield ( Labour since 1923), and North East Derbyshire and Stoke-on-Trent South (both Labour since 1935).

Author: 0 PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

During the election campaign Mr Gove - who one year ago torpedoed Boris Johnson's leadership hopes and opposed Mrs May's bid - rated his chances of playing for Bradford City higher than making a cabinet return under Mrs May. " Theresa May is a dead woman walking ". If May can get through this vote with the help of the DUP she can continue in government. May's political opponents said that the possible rescheduling signaled that May's minority government is having more problems ...

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