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Former FBI director James Comey's loyalty is to his country

Mr Comey also confirmed that he had shared a memo detailing a meeting with Mr Trump to the press through a friend but did so in the hope that a special counsel might be appointed. The Times , in a May 16 story, noted that one of Comey's associates read parts of the memo to a Times reporter. Now, Comey could be wrong. Comey also said in his written testimony that Trump , in a odd private encounter near the grandfather clock in the Oval Office, pushed him to end his investigation ...



Arab powers adds Qatar-linked people, groups to blacklists

The move comes after the airline suspended all flights to those countries. The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Western military bases.



British vote to influence Brexit talks, not call into question its calendar

Carrying the flag of Europe and wearing politicians masks, the protest centred around the Houses of Parliament. The European Union's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks are clear, the bloc's chief negotiator said on Friday, adding the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready.


May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

She alone made the fateful decision to call the snap election, she chose to run a campaign centered on herself and she chose to include in the Conservative manifesto an ill-thought-out pledge to make dementia sufferers pay for nursing care by selling their homes, which she hastily reversed after a very negative public reaction.


'We Are Not Ready To Surrender,' Qatar's Foreign Minister Says

'We Are Not Ready To Surrender,' Qatar's Foreign Minister Says

Speaking in a rare interview, Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism" and now needed to pay the price. A company source later said the network was combatting a large-scale cyber attack but remained operational, and Qatar's official state TV said it had shut down its website temporarily after facing hacking attempts.



UK Heads For Hung Parliament As May's Election Gamble Fails

The result is a gain of 34 seats for Labour and a loss of 16 for the Conservatives . Investors are now balking at the prospect of another round of political turmoil less than a year after Britain voted to leave the European Union . "We certainly, certainly can not rule out the possibility that the Conservatives will still have an overall majority", Mr Curtice told BBC TV. "I don't see how she can be a strong and credible figure now to lead these negotiations", he said.