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Former FBI Director James Comey Will Testify In Open Session

Burr said the committee wants to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the United States intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. Trump's investigation in light of the rapid-fire sequences of events taking place since Comey's firing more than a week ago. Comey was leading the FBI's investigation into possible ties between the Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian government until Trump fired him in May .


Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

But an undeterred Mr Farron urged Britons to follow the lead of French voters who rejected the "two exhausted old parties" to choose Emmanuel Macron as their new president. He said: "On the biggest question facing all of us, Brexit, which has such huge implications for our young people and our future, Corbyn ordered his MPs to stand down against Theresa May's government".



US signs arms deals with Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump bounced along to a ceremonial sword dance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday. The kingdom's Public Investment Fund said the new government-owned company, Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), "aims to become one of the world's top 25 defence companies by 2030".


Last batch of rebels leaving central Homs in Syria

Last batch of rebels leaving central Homs in Syria

Soldiers and vehicles from Syrian regime ally Russian Federation were seen on the outskirts of Waer. Many were headed for insurgent-held Idlib province in Syria's northwest, or the town of Jarablus on the border with Turkey. Some are to stay in al-Waer and hand over their weapons. "Russian military police will stay, and will carry out duties inside the district", Sergei Druzhin said through an Arabic interpreter.


Xi ends trade summit with plan to return in 2019

Xi ends trade summit with plan to return in 2019

Pakistan and China have inked new deals worth almost $500 million, which now cover airport, port and highway construction. India skipped the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) due to its sovereignty concerns over the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which passes through Azad and Jammu Kashmir.


Trump nominates Callista Gingrich as envoy to the Vatican

Trump nominates Callista Gingrich as envoy to the Vatican

Newt Gingrich is one of President Trump's strongest supporters, and Callista Gingrich may well be seen by Vatican authorities as carrying her husband's political clout. Newt Gingrich has credited his wife, a lifelong Catholic, with his decision to convert to Catholicism in 2009. The production company released a film about Pope John Paull II's 1979 pilgrimage to Poland entitled "Nine Days That Changed the World".