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Author: 0 Trump signals he won't try to block James Comey's Senate testimony

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein also are expected to testify. Executive privilege stems from the Supreme Court's opinion in the 1974 case U.S. Paul Butler, a professor at Georgetown University Law School and a former federal prosecutor who specialized in public corruption cases, cautioned that it's important not to read too much into questions Comey shies away from answering.

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

It now leaves only husband Philip in her small group of trusted confidantes. "Trying to make that change to Number 10 was more hard than she possibly anticipated", Perrior said. Hill also released a short statement on Conservative Home saying: "It's been a pleasure to serve in government, and a pleasure to work with such an excellent Prime Minister".

People Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi: leader
Author: 0 Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi: leader

The group has also targeted Shiites in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Similarly, IS presence in Iraq enables the terror outfit to move across the border into Iran with collaboration of local networks. "Iranian people reject such United States claims of friendship". President Trump's statement condemning the attacks also implied that Iran sponsors terrorism.

People British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

DUP politicians backed Brexit , some said counter-intuitively, though they vehemently oppose a hard Brexit . At the time , she was considered a strong favorite against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn . He ruled out the potential for deals or pacts with other progressive parties in Parliament . And, as I reflect on the results, I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward.

People Death sentence for Pak man over sharing 'blasphemous content' on social media
Author: 0 Death sentence for Pak man over sharing 'blasphemous content' on social media

Mr Raza was arrested previous year after engaging in an online debate about Islam on Facebook with a man who turned out to be a counter-terrorism agent, defence lawyer Rana Fida Hussain said. Pakistani authorities asked Twitter and Facebook to help identify blasphemous material and users engaged in the practice. Raza was charged under section 295C of the penal code, which relates to "derogatory acts against Prophet Muhammad".

People UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks
Author: 0 UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks

On Friday, Iranian authorities arrested 41 people in connection to the Tehran attacks, the authorities could identify only one attacker, Serias Sadeghi. During the operation to arrest the terrorists, large amounts of weapons, bomb-making materials, explosive belts, communication equipment, and forged documents had also found, it added.

People Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next
Author: 0 Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next

Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after the vote on Thursday produced no clear victor. "This is not the time for sharks to be circling". And he said: "The single market is a requirement of European Union membership and since we won't be European Union members there will have to be an arrangement made".

People UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June
Author: 0 UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

After speculation the PM would use a solid win in the election to move Philip Hammond from the Treasury, he and other potential successors as Tory leader, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd, remained in place. "The Prime Minister called the election because she wanted a mandate and the mandate is that she has lost seats", he said after his win from his seat at Islington North in north London .

People Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election
Author: 0 Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

It also said Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is pushing her to prioritize jobs and the economy in the Brexit talks. But we'll put up our demands and our message and we'll assert those. On Brexit, Corbyn said he wanted "tariff-free access to the European market" and to maintain membership of key European agencies, as well as European Convention on Human Rights and European Court of Human Rights but he confirmed he would press ahead with leaving the EU if he became prime minister.

People Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected
Author: 0 Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

The growing scandal is giving some candidates cold feet - and distracting aides from finding new recruits. But Corey Lewandowski is declined to say whether he's been contacted by Trump or anyone else about a return engagement as the president considers an overhaul of his communications team.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

But the Cabinet Brexiteers have been boosted by the return of Michael Gove , in a move seen as a bid to protect the Prime Minister from a leadership challenge. Nearly all other ministers were confirmed in their current posts, a reflection of the prime minister's diminished authority after the Conservatives lost their majority in last week's election.

Author: 0 Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

U.S. Navy P-3 Orion surveillance plane flies over the southern Philippine city of Marawi on Friday as Philippine government forces battle Islamic mili. Herrera said the military was "validating" reports that the two Maute brothers who founded the group had been killed . The militants, believed to number in their hundreds, have occupied Marawi since May 23.

People Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Author: 0 Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

If not, the opposition Labour Party would expect to have an opportunity to put forward an alternative Queen's Speech and see if it could win the support of a majority in parliament. Former minister Gavin Barwell, who lost his seat in Thursday's election, was named on Saturday as the new chief of staff , a role previously held jointly by Mr Timothy and Ms Hill.

People Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power
Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

The talks so far have been positive", it said. That said May had "spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising" a deal in the coming week. "We will welcome any such deal being agreed, as it will provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond", the statement said.

People Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry
Author: 0 Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

Abedi's older brother Ismail is reported to be among them, and his father and younger brother have been detained in Libya. The 37-year-old landlord is believed to be one of three men released without charge on Tuesday, alongside two men aged 20 and 24 said to be Abedi's cousins.

Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Concerns grew that Brexit negotiations could be put on hold after Britain's Conservative Party failed to secure a majority in Parliament and a clear mandate in the snap election Thursday. May's gamble that she could capitalise on Britons' desire to quit the European Union and perceived weakness in the opposition Labour Party backfired on Thursday as voters stripped her of her parliamentary majority.

Author: 0 McCain's fuzzy questions for Comey leave observers puzzled

WASHINGTON - Former FBI Director James Comey may have expected many things when he testified to a Senate committee Thursday - but being promoted to president was probably not one of them. He seemed to be arguing that Comey exonerated Clinton, in a sense, but left an investigation looming over President Trump , setting a double standard.

People Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives
Author: 0 Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

There had been speculation Mr Hammond, the Chancellor, would be vulnerable in a post-election re-shuffle and the decision to leave him in the Treasury was being seen as a sign of her weakness after her Commons majority was wiped out. I mean, I hate what they do". The Times of London said in an editorial that "the election appears to have been, among other things, a rejection of the vague but harshly worded prospectus for Brexit for which Mrs".

People British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks
Author: 0 British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

May's Conservative Party won 318 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons compared to 330 seats in 2015. Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party , running on a radical leftist manifesto, has surpassed the expectations of everyone apart from its strongest supporters.

People United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

The Mail on Sunday reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to launch a bid to oust May, while the Sunday Times said five cabinet ministers were urging him to do so. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, riding a wave of acclaim for his party's unexpectedly strong showing, called on May to resign. The DUP is a socially conservative party that opposes abortion and gay marriage, and many of its members also are sceptical about man-made climate change and reject the theory of evolution.

Author: 0 UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza

Netanyahu on Sunday reiterated Israel's longstanding complaint that UNRWA "teaches children how to hate Israel" in its schools and accused the organization of "perpetuating the Palestinian refugee problem". The construction and presence of tunnels under UN premises are incompatible with the respect of privileges and immunities owed to the United Nations under applicable global law, which provides that UN premises shall be inviolable.