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Author: 0 US AG to testify on alleged Russian meddling in election

Comey's testimony on Thursday. Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat, told CNN's Brianna Keilar on "State of the Union" Sunday. "Some members have publicly stated their intention to focus their questions on issues related to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, from which I have recused, and for which the deputy attorney general appointed a special counsel".

People 'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power
Author: 0 'Dead woman walking': UK's Theresa May clings to power

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in a humiliating election Thursday and now need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP to pass votes, sparking widespread calls for her to resign . After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond, would keep their jobs, May must name the rest of her team, who will take on one of the most demanding jobs in recent British political history.

People London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack
Author: 0 London police confirm eighth victim in deadly terrorist attack

Police are hunting any possible accomplices in the attack in which three men mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and then launched a knife rampage. The death toll from the London Bridge terror attack has risen to eight after police searching for French national recovered a body from the Thames near Limehouse.

People Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum
Author: 0 Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

The participation rate was almost 23 percent with roughly 2.26 million registered voters. The referendum was on the 100th anniversary of Puerto Ricans gaining US citizenship, though they can't vote for president and their lone congressional representative has limited power, and it coincided with with the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.

Author: 0 Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject

The same month, North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile. "Similar doubts were expressed about China's nuclear warheads in the 1960s, prompting China's leaders to arm a missile with a live nuclear weapon and launch it across the country to dispel any lingering doubts".

Author: 0 Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

The document says Ashcroft will "enlist the support and expertise of former key government leaders", including those who once held "very senior positions" within the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the US intelligence community and both the departments of Treasury and Homeland Security "as necessary".

People Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Puerto Rico's referendum on statehood delivered a lackluster turnout Sunday, with nearly four fifths of voters deciding not to cast a ballot, though those who did unanimously backed the territory becoming a USA state. "We Puerto Ricans not only want our USA citizenship, but we want equal treatment". But they are not allowed to vote in presidential or congressional elections unless they reside in the mainland United States.

Author: 0 DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

JEREMY Corbyn is predicting there will be ANOTHER election this year as he vows to try and block Theresa May's plan to form a Government this week. Ms Davidson said: "I was fairly straightforward with her and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than party".

People Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis
Author: 0 Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

The statement on Sunday, carried by Qatar's state news agency, said there was no change in policy towards the nationals of "brotherly and friendly countries, which cut or reduced diplomatic relations following the malicious and hostile campaigns against Qatar".

Author: 0 Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

Frustrated by a year of British foot-dragging and faced by more uncertainty in the aftermath of the country's general election , the European Union on Friday had a clear proposal of when to start the Brexit negotiations: How about tomorrow morning? "Her wish and will was not really too much accepted by the British people", he said.

People May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco
Author: 0 May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

When her party manifesto came out, however, the public opinion against some policies started to grow at an alarming rate, even among the party faithful. This is especially so when it comes to the Queen's Speech, which is the government's mission statement and the annual tabling of the budget, both of which are seen as a vote of confidence in the prime minister and the government.

People Puerto Rico Mulls Political Status in New Referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Mulls Political Status in New Referendum

Most of the tens of thousands of revelers turned out simply to celebrate Puerto Rico , happily salsa dancing and waving Puerto Rican flags. A plebiscite in the US's oldest and largest colony, Puerto Rico, has returned an overwhelming vote in favour of becoming the 51st state of the union, in a result instantly rejected as meaningless by opposition parties, which had boycotted the event.

People Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key
Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

A strong showing for Labour in the election was capped when the party snatched the final seat to declare, Kensington, by just 20 votes. However, there have been serious doubts on the stability of such a government and May's own leadership of the Tory party.

People Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing
Author: 0 Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

According to newspaper reports that Comey has not disputed, in three conversations with Trump in January and February, he was asked to pull back on the investigation into Flynn's contacts with Russian officials before and after the November 8 presidential election.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony

In a press conference on Friday. The first challenge is the word "hope". "And you wonder if - it's unusual to me, and I've done a lot of cases for 40 years of practicing law nearly, and at the highest levels including the Supreme Court - that you have a situation, I think this is unprecedented, where the testimony was reviewed", Sekulow said.

Author: 0 European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

He tweeted: "Looks like we might need a time-out in the Brexit negotiations". We want to do this quickly, respecting the calendar. "We need a government that is capable of action, which can negotiate Britain's exit. Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Brexit talks could wait until the new government was ready. A hung parliament could mean the Conservatives are forced to backtrack on their mandate for a hard Brexit or a decision to leave the European Union altogether, ...

Author: 0 Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

His reference to the March 2019 deadline when Britain will be out of the European Union with or without an agreed deal to avoid legal limbo for people and businesses reflected mounting concern that British chaos could further disrupt all of Europe.

People US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
Author: 0 US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia

Please consider contributing to Eurasia Review, as we are truly independent and do not receive financial support from any institution, corporation or organization. That standard requires high-level, interagency vetting of proposed airstrikes. USA officials won't say precisely how many American troops are in Somalia now.

People Leaderless farmers of Madhya Pradesh drive agitation using social media
Author: 0 Leaderless farmers of Madhya Pradesh drive agitation using social media

Highlighting his various schemes for the farmers, Chouhan further said , "Whenever, there has been a crisis, I did not sit at my office and visited the farmers myself". He also thanked his supporters who accompanied him at Bhopal's Dussehra Maidan. "Come and talk to me", he said, adding that he plans to conduct all his work from the Maidan while he's fasting.

People Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle
Author: 0 Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

But after gambling away a majority in parliament in an election she did not need to call, May needs to unite a disillusioned party around her to not only support her in the Brexit talks but also to strike a deal with a small Northern Irish party that will enable her to stay in power.

People Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal
Author: 0 Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

Tellingly, one of the main authors of the Conservatives' 2017 election manifesto lost his seat. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union.

People England coach Eddie Jones: Argentina win was a great team effort
Author: 0 England coach Eddie Jones: Argentina win was a great team effort

I think that is the best and worst debut. "I think he was so nervous". Argentina were maddened by England's refusal to go away, even after Juan Martin Hernandez's drop goal with three minutes left had seemingly secured victory. "We have got to treat this like a loss and make sure we have the same intent to improve from the last game". That was the good thing: they just got on with the next thing.

Author: 0 House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

The president reiterated his intention to disclose whether tapes exist of the meeting after a throng of reporters asked why he couldn't confirm or deny their existence immediately. "Who would do that?" Mr Kasowitz also maintained that the testimony made clear that Mr Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr Comey stop investigating anyone".

Author: 0 Top two aides to British PM Theresa May quit

But other arrangements short of a coalition could involve a "supply and confidence" agreement under which smaller parties would pledge to back the Government's budget and programme without taking up ministerial positions in the new administration.