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US Justice Chief Sessions to Quiz Four Candidates to Lead FBI

US Justice Chief Sessions to Quiz Four Candidates to Lead FBI

The former official was in charge of the bureau's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Trump also said Comey told him three times - twice over the phone and once at their dinner meeting - that he was not the subject of any FBI investigations.


Party chairman, anti-abortion Democratic group plan to meet

Party chairman, anti-abortion Democratic group plan to meet

Democrats for Life Executive Director Kristen Day said Tuesday that the DNC and her group were in talks about scheduling a session with Perez, who proclaimed last month it is "not negotiable" that "every Democrat, like every American, should support a woman's right to make her own choices about her body and her health".



Trump, Turkish leader hail ties despite US arming of Kurds

The Trump-Erdogan meeting also took place amid a White House in chaos as Trump officials sought to contrain the fallout from two bombshell stories unfolding on Monday and Tuesday . relationship. US military officials view the Kurds there as key in the fight against ISIS, but the Turkish government argues they're terrorists. Neither Trump nor Erdogan mentioned the YPG fighters during their remarks Tuesday - just the PKK.


UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

Speaking ahead of an emergency meeting of the United Nations security Council following North Korea's latest missile test at the weekend, Haley said she believed the U.S. In the statement on Monday, the UN Security Council stressed on the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action".


West Bengal Civic Polls: TMC Wins 4 Civic Bodies, GJM Retains 3

West Bengal Civic Polls: TMC Wins 4 Civic Bodies, GJM Retains 3

Among those, the party has won 31 out of 32 wards in Darjeeling. The seven municipalities which went to polls are Kurseong, Darjeeling and Mirik in Darjeeling district; Kalimpong in the newly announced Kalimpong district; Pujali in South 24 Parganas district; Raiganj in North Dinajpur district; and Domkal municipality in Murshidabad district.


Led coalition lauds capture of Syrian IS town

Led coalition lauds capture of Syrian IS town

The dispute could ignite more fighting between the two key USA allies in the battle against the Islamic State group as Syrian Kurdish forces gear up for a major operation to drive the militants from their declared capital, Raqqa. and EU. Talal Sillo, a commander with SDF, said no weapons have yet been delivered to the group but that the US-led coalition had said that fast delivery was expected from weapons already in Syria with the worldwide coalition.