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White House aide says Russian Federation probe 'detracts' from agenda

But trying to use it to silence Comey could have put Trump on shaky legal and political ground.The meeting with McCabe was not primarily about Comey's testimony, the senators said.The Senate intelligence committee also has invited the top spy of the US and law enforcement officials to testify Wednesday at a hearing about the federal law governing foreign intelligence collection.



Australia endure second Champions Trophy washout

England can book their Champions Trophy semi-final berth early if they beat New Zealand in Cardiff - and Eoin Morgan is confident they have the firepower and self-belief to do so. Smith said after the washout: "Disappointing not to get a result but we can't do much about the weather". Smith's team had to endure frustration after rain spoiled Monday's showdown with Bangladesh .



White House Defends Trump Criticisms of London Mayor

During the attack on Saturday (3 June), a white van was driven into crowds of people on London Bridge before three jihadists jumped out and indiscriminately stabbed people at Borough Market. Even prime minister Theresa May, whose Conservative government is now in an election battle with Khan's Labour, took the time on the campaign trail to give her backing to the mayor of London .



Trump Will Not Block Ex-FBI Director's Testimony

But Trump's office put an end to that speculation on Monday, saying: "President Trump will not assert executive privilege regarding James Comey's scheduled testimony". Comey, according to media reports, has noted that Trump had asked him to stop FBI investigations against former National Security Advisor, Lt Gen H R McMaster.


Canadian victim in London attack died in her fiance's arms

Canadian victim in London attack died in her fiance's arms

Redouane had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. She was one of seven people killed on Saturday night in the van and knife attack by the three Islamist terrorists. A 55-year-old man was later released without charge. You should expect to see more police officers patrolling stations in London and the south east following last night's attacks.



US Tries to Reconcile Tensions Between Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Qatar, which has a population of 2.5 million people, is largely dependent on imports of foodstuffs to meet its needs. "Other elements to consider are the renewed political instability in the Middle East , including within the Gulf Cooperation Council, and its potential impact on the OPEC deal, as well as the effect of the USA withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement and, more generally, Trump Administration's energy policy", he added.