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Chaffetz says he wants the alleged Comey memos

Chaffetz says he wants the alleged Comey memos

Last week, Trump removed Comey from his post as FBI director and claimed that Comey had told him three times he was not under investigation. And the White House denied that conversation. SHAPIRO: FBI Director James Comey apparently wrote a memo just after that February meeting with the president. But the White House has provided differing accounts of the firing.



Boost for Rouhani's hardline opponent in Iranian election

The Supreme Leader - now an ultra-conservative cleric named Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - helps appoint the Guardian Council, an unelected panel of conservatives that decides who gets to run for president (and who doesn't). That past has anxious moderates and reformists in Iran. Mr. Rouhani's popularity has gone down, with 74% of Iranians feeling their living standards have not improved following the nuclear deal two years ago.


Pablo Zabaleta delighted with progress Manchester City have made since 2008

Pablo Zabaleta delighted with progress Manchester City have made since 2008

If Zabaleta is a symbol of City's fondly remembered recent past, Jesus is the man seen by many as their brightest hope for the immediate future. The win saw Man City reclaim third place and Pulis may have been looking for tips on how to halt his side's winless streak, which now stands at eight games.



France's Macron names Edouard Philippe, a relative unknown, as prime minister

With Germany's economy, Europe's largest, outperforming that of France , the traditional Franco-German motor at the heart of the European Union project has begun to misfire. He is, though, a member of The Republicans party, which poses a bigger threat than any other to Macron's ability to form a legislative majority in June's parliamentary election and avoid a potentially reform-slowing coalition.


Seoul: North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected

Seoul: North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected

It has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the USA mainland, and experts say Sunday's test was another step toward that aim. China and Russian Federation have criticized the deployment of THAAD, saying it would significantly affect the balance of power in the region and would lead to more instability.



Trump White House enters a new state of denial

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has denied a Washington Post report that the president revealed highly classified information to Russian officials during a meeting last week. "If he's. not really handling the information flows in a way that's expected by other governments and politicians, this is going to create some heartburn, inconsistencies and unpredictability in the way people are going to receive his information", Wielhower said.