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'Very Cowardly!': Trump Lashes Out at Comey Over Leaks, Questions Their Legality

Mr Comey also revealed that he was confused as to why he had been dismissed during an ongoing investigation into the President's and his team's alleged links with Russian Federation before and after the election. Republican Senator Susan Collins called on Sunday for Trump to "voluntarily turn them over" to the Senate Intelligence Committee and to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, investigating possible collusion between Trump aides and Russian Federation.



Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Fire Mueller From Russia Probe Without 'Good Cause'

The special counsel can only be fired for " good cause", and Rosenstein himself would have to put that justification in writing, he said. He added that "if there were good cause, I would consider it". Ryan said the smartest thing for the president to do would be to let the investigation continue and be vindicated. The No. 2 official at the U.S.



Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony at 2:30 pm

The appearance was Sessions's first sworn public testimony since being confirmed as attorney general in February, and comes as political intrigue pulses through the U.S. CNN previously reported that congressional investigators are examining whether Sessions had an additional private meeting with the Russian ambassador in April 2016 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington .



Jeff Sessions knows 'nothing' about Russian hacking

Democrats said Sessions needs to resolve conflicting evidence about contacts with Russians and to explain if and why he recommended Comey's firing by Trump, an action that could be a violation of his recusal. "Well, some of that leaked out of the committee that he said in closed session", Sessions said. Comey suggested this indicated the attorney general's awareness that it was improper for Trump and Comey to meet alone together, given the specter of the Department of Justice's investigation ...



PH flag raised in Marawi City

Philippine marines were conducting a house-to-house search for militants allied with the Islamic State group who are still occupying parts of Marawi when the battle erupted Friday, said Lt. Days before fighters from Abu Sayyaf entered Marawi, Duterte warned to Islamists saying he would eat them alive. Military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said the urban terrain was hampering the army's progress because the rebels had hunkered down in built-up neighbourhoods, many of ...


Man charged with threats to US Jewish groups pleads guilty

Man charged with threats to US Jewish groups pleads guilty

Thompson apologized for his "false and salacious" allegations against his ex, a social worker who worked as a clinical director of a New York-based nonprofit. Thompson's cyber-stalking campaign took place from January 28 to February 22, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office said. Thompson made some threats in his own name and then accused his ex-girlfriend of framing him, and made other threats posing as her, prosecutors said.