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FBI withholds Comey memos from House panel

John McCain called reports that President Donald Trump asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation "troubling" Tuesday, comparing the allegations to the plot of a "lousy movie".



Mulvaney defends plans to cut social programmes in United States budget

Trump's budget cuts also target welfare programs for low-income women (and children), such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps) and the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program . LIHEAP: The budget proposes eliminating LIHEAP, which would amount to a $3.384 billion cut. NY is a large recipient of LIHEAP assistance. The social program cuts hit hard.


Mahmud Abbas receives Trump at Palestinian Presidency in Bethlehem

Mahmud Abbas receives Trump at Palestinian Presidency in Bethlehem

Palestinian officials stressed they believed long-standing US policy remained unchanged as President Mahmoud Abbas sought to convince Trump to remain committed to a two-state solution to the decadeslong conflict. Mr Trump pledged America's "absolute solidarity" with the United Kingdom and said the time had come for the "wicked ideology" behind the terror attack to be "completely obliterated".



Off-Duty Police Officer Among Dead in UK Blast

Authorities have named the bomber as Salman Abedi who was born in Manchester to parents of Libyan origin. On Wednesday, armed police raided an apartment building in central Manchester, using a controlled explosion to enter one of the flats.


HC grants interim stay on publication of NEET result

HC grants interim stay on publication of NEET result

Madurai bench of Madras HC granted an interim stay on release of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG examination results which is scheduled to be declared on June 8. The petitioner submitted that selection under NEET would not amount to testing equal skills. Students had also said while they expected that there would be multiple sets of question papers (which means that the sequence of questions is different but the questions remain the same), they did not expect an altogether ...