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Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Burr told reporters earlier on Thursday that Flynn's lawyers had said he would not honour the subpoena issued in connection with the committee's investigation into Russian Federation and the 2016 USA presidential election. He has been under investigation by the FBI for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey during the presidential campaign, a fact he disclosed to the White House weeks before Mr.


Special counsel: What you need to know

Special counsel: What you need to know

In Rosenstein's letter, he made clear that Mueller was taking on the Justice Department's investigation that had been until now led by the FBI. Texas Republican Mike Conaway and California Democrat Adam Schiff say they will continue to work with the FBI as the investigation moves forward.


Conservatives to target rising social care costs in manifesto

Conservatives to target rising social care costs in manifesto

A new Conservative government would continue with the fiscal rules announced by finance minister Philip Hammond at the end of previous year "which will guide us to a balanced budget by the middle of the next decade", the document said. Mrs May will say that high immigration levels can harm community cohesion and restate her commitment to bringing net migration down to the tens of thousands.



Iran condemns new United States missile sanctions

At the same time, the USA retains sanctions against Iran on the missile program, human rights and on suspicion that Tehran sponsors terrorism. Iran denies ever seeking nuclear weapons and foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Thursday that its missile programme is part of its " absolute and legal right to build up the country's defensive capabilities ".


Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip abroad

Trump, dogged by questions at home, makes first trip abroad

Saudi social media users have uploaded images showing the streets of Riyadh illuminated by the color of the American flag or billboards showing the faces of Trump and Saudi King Salman. Saudi Arabia's Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC) arranged the trip, Schock said. The double-billed concert will also feature popular Saudi singer and lute player Rabeh Saqer in what is being advertised as "An Arabian Lute & American Guitar unite in a star-studded night".