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Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways

Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways

People can contact the Senate Rules Committee at 202-224-6352. Traditionally, press members gather in these areas to question senators about legislation or "stake out" committee hearings to ask questions of Senators as they leave. Sources indicated to the Guardian that the move was apparently a unilateral decision by Shelby, the 83-year-old chairman of the committee, made without any written documentation.



USMNT's Michael Bradley scores on gorgeous chip against Mexico

It was an unbelievable goal from Michael Bradley early on that gave the US the lead, before Carlos Vela leveled the scoring less than 20 minutes later. An exuberant Bradley ran to the endline and raised the badge on his jersey to the several thousand red-white-and-blue-clad fans. Bradley became just the sixth American ever to score at Azteca.


Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey in high-stakes Senate hearing

A Justice Department spokeswoman said that Sessions requested the open setting because "he believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Sessions is expected to mainly take on the role of protecting the president. Sessions spokesperson Sarah Flores told the Washington Post that there is a difference between campaign and normal senatorial activity.



Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams 'inhumane' isolation of Qatar

Qatar's normally bustling border with Saudi Arabia was deserted on Monday. "It's not about Iran or Al-Jazeera", he said, referring to the Qatar-based broadcaster. As such, with Saudia , Etihad Airways , Emirates, Air Arabia , flydubai , Gulf Air , and EgyptAir having now terminated all flights to Qatar, with all Qatar Airways services both to and across each state's respective airspaces now banned, Oman Air and Kuwait Airways have become the only bloc carriers to continue to ...


Stephen King has been blocked by Trump on Twitter

Stephen King has been blocked by Trump on Twitter

Is the mere hint that Trump is surrounded by a cabal of yes-men of shield him from even the smallest grains of truth or criticism that much of a trigger for the President of the United States? In less than an hour, King's tweet had been retweeted almost 6,000 times and liked almost 20,000 times .



Former Detroit FBI Official Reacts to Comey Testimony

Earlier this week Mr Comey gave evidence before a US Senate hearing about Mr Trump and his alleged links with Russian Federation. Mr Comey claimed Mr Trump told him, "I expect loyalty". When Comey was sacked, the White House alluded to the director's failure to move forward with the investigation of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.