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Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks

Mr. Comey made the point that Mr. Trump, himself, confirmed his dismissal was driven by the president's concerns about the Russian Federation inquiry, not by alleged poor management. And intriguingly, Comey refused to answer a question about Vnesheconombank (VEB), a Russian government-owned development bank associated with Vladimir Putin.


France, UK in anti-terror action plan; Macron says European Union door open

France, UK in anti-terror action plan; Macron says European Union door open

Seeking to allay European concerns after her election setback, May reaffirmed Tuesday that "the timetable for Brexit negotiations remains on course and will begin next week". Britain was rocked by a suicide bombing at a pop concert on May 22 which killed 22 people, including children, followed two weeks later by a knife and van attack in central London , which left eight dead.


Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

He asserted that "I am protecting the right of the president to assert if it he chooses and there may be other privileges that may apply". These senators howled in protest. Machin continued: "You were part of the national security team, so if [Trump] would've heard something about Russian Federation with their capabilities or concern about what they could do to our election process.



Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes

However, the Panelbase poll from April quoted on the leaflet is actually based on responses from people across Scotland and not just in the constituencies named on the leaflets, which gives the impression the Tories are second locally and Labour is lagging behind in third.



5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

On Wednesday, Comey released his planned opening statement to the committee which included his request of Sessions that the attorney general "prevent any future direct communication" between himself and Trump. Sessions said he recused himself from the Justice Department's current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign.



Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

Last Friday, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution to impose more sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. In a question-and-answer session with his audience of national security experts from across the globe, Mattis was asked whether the U.S. might attack the North pre-emptively and without warning South Koreans in advance.