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Talks to restore Stormont institutions to resume

Talks to restore Stormont institutions to resume

Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile almost two decades after a USA -brokered 1998 peace agreement. A hard deadline of June 29 has been set for a deal to be struck, after which it is expected power will revert to London. He said he is " wary " about the " fragile " deal between the prime minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster as it might undermine Northern ...



Saudi king and Putin speak about Qatar crisis

Jubeir said Qatar can move goods in and out "whenever they want". "I think that as the elder statesman of the Gulf, the king of Saudi Arabia should solve this affair and show leadership", said Erdogan. The President said that "it appears some countries have already chose to hand down the death penalty" to Qatar. The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the US of fanning the flames of a dispute between the country and its Gulf neighbors.


Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

Comey was sacked by Trump on May 9. "The Senate and the American people deserve to know exactly what involvement with the Russian investigation he had before his recusal, what safeguards are in place to prevent his meddling, and why he felt it was appropriate to recommend the firing of Director Comey when he was leading that investigation".



Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Spicer told reporters Monday that it "depends on the scope of the questions" and said it was "premature" to say. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday in an extraordinary public session in which senators are expected to grill the nation's chief law enforcement officer on his prior contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and his involvement in the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.


32 treated after carbon monoxide forces evacuation of NYC building

32 treated after carbon monoxide forces evacuation of NYC building

The concern brought a police bomb squad and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents to the scene. High levels of carbon monoxide were detected, prompting the evacuation of the 12-story building, fire officials say. Of those, 17 had injuries described as minor while two had serious injuries and two more had critical injuries, the FDNY said. Neighboring buildings also were searched.