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U.S. lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

Reports that the president revealed highly classified information from a US ally to Russian officials has shocked and alarmed congressional Republicans, outraged Democrats and vindicated the foreign policy-focused Republicans who never trusted Trump in the first place and are deeply troubled by the latest development.


Giant ginger tom could be world's longest cat by whisker

Giant ginger tom could be world's longest cat by whisker

Omar typically rises at 05:00, eats a couple of scoops of dry cat food for breakfast, lounges around the house, plays in the backyard, naps on the trampoline and eats raw kangaroo meat for dinner. "They say "is that Photoshopped?' or 'that can't be real" and then they see him in the flesh", she adds. "Heading into the weekend like". " He sleeps on the couch.



Memo: President Trump Asked FBI Director To Drop Flynn Investigation

Trump disclosed classified information in that meeting. But the morning after, he said in a tweet he has "tapes" and Comey should be careful. A US president has the authority to disclose even the most highly classified information at will, but USA and allied officials said that by giving information to Russia, Trump had endangered cooperation from an ally that has intelligence on Islamic State.


Edouard Philippe is French Prime Minister

Edouard Philippe is French Prime Minister

He has already met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel - his main European partner - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and International Olympic Committee members. But not everyone was pleased with Philippe's announcement. Defeated by a Macron landslide, she denounced what she predicted would be a continuation of old policies, including "austerity, submission to Brussels , massive immigration".


Delta to test biometric self-service bag drop

Delta to test biometric self-service bag drop

Four new self-service bag drop kiosks are being installed in Minneapolis, but only one will include the facial recognition software. It was not immediately clear whether this technology will be used to link passengers' faces with their bags, but Delta noted in the release the test is a first for United States carriers.


China's Xi seeks to rewrite global trade rules as US retreats

China's Xi seeks to rewrite global trade rules as US retreats

China is calling it the "plan of the century". In a major setback to China, Europian Union has decided not to issue an official statement on its "modern Silk Road" project, said a report. China's ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, had earlier this month also pitched a proposal aimed at nudging New Delhi to participate in the summit. Xi tried to dispel such suspicions, saying, "We have no intention to interfere in other countries' internal affairs, export our own social system and model of ...