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Trump tweets reaction to Comey hearing: 'Complete vindication'

The attorney also denied Comey's statement that Trump , at a White House dinner, told the then-FBI director "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", and that Trump asked him in an Oval Office meeting to drop an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.


Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Sessions recused himself from an investigation into contacts between Russia and the Trump campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. It was a sign of escalating fallout from riveting testimony from Comey last week of undue pressure from Trump, which drew an angry response from the president on Friday that Comey was lying.


Who is in Theresa May's reshuffled cabinet?

Who is in Theresa May's reshuffled cabinet?

Following the news of his promotion, Mr Gauke smiled and thanked reporters as he left Number 10. David Lidington, the leader of the Commons, also received a step up as the new Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary. But nearly all other Cabinet ministers remained in their old posts - which has been seen as a sign of May's weakness. "Let's get on with the job". "I think we will know very shortly".



Hundreds arrested as protesters rally across Russia in new challenge to Kremlin

Amnesty International is able to confirm dozens of arrests in Moscow , and takes note of reports of numerous arrests by credible independent monitors in St Petersburg, Vladivostok, Kaliningrad, Sochi, Tula, Lipetsk and Blagoveschensk. Mr Navalny is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Mr Putin in next year's election, but polls suggest he has little chance of being successful because of the president's high ratings.


Jeff Sessions to testify in Russian Federation investigation

Jeff Sessions to testify in Russian Federation investigation

Sessions will testify publicly Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hastily scheduled hearing just days after Comey last week accused Trump of lying about his dismissal and pressuring him to end an investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .



After almost missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

The focus switches back to the men today, with Andy Murray insisting that he is the odd man out in the semi-final line-up, having arrived at Roland Garros playing "garbage". Earlier Latvia's Ostapenko booked her spot with a 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in a battle of the birthday girls. Ostapenko, the world number 47, is the first unseeded player to reach the final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec in 1983.