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Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

The president said he would be willing to tell that to the newly appointed special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation, Robert Mueller . A group of House conservatives discussed taxes and the budget, with no reference to Comey or the federal investigations into Russia's election meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.



Cyber attack hits Al Jazeera as Qatar row continues

The Kuwaiti leader went to the UAE and Qatar on Wednesday for talks on the crisis and is now back in Kuwait. Kuwait and Oman, within the GCC, have tried to mediate. The Qatar-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera said Thursday that it was being buffeted by increasingly serious electronic intrusions that it described as "systematic and continual".



Mandsaur peaceful, curfew relaxed for 12 hours

Madhya Pradesh Congress president Arun Yadav said on the phone that the announcement by the chief minister was "pure drama". "The chief minister is doing these kinds of gimmicks to gain the people's sympathy". Gandhi, the scion to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that ruled India through its Congress Party for decades, nearly reached the epicentre of farmer riots that have roiled the area in recent days, but was stopped and held by police.



Saudi and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar

President Donald Trump and its Arab neighbours that it supports terrorism. The Arab world's biggest powers, including Saudi Arabia , Egypt , and the United Arab Emirates, severed diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran.



Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP -PA

It said the campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support, because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who made a decision to vote for Labour".



Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying

Almost five months in, though, little of that has happened. "I mean, I will tell you I didn't say that ... and there'd be nothing wrong if I did say it, according to everybody I read today, but I did not say that". The president's private lawyer is planning to file a complaint against Comey with the Senate Judiciary Committee and Department of Justice Office of Inspector General over a memo Comey wrote documenting his interactions with the president.