South Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

South Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

The threats were made in the state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun , suggesting that although North Korea is more than 10,000 kilometers away from NY, "this is just not a long distance for its strike today". The official Rodong Sinmun daily said "recent strategic weapon tests have proved" that "anywhere in the U.S." is within the North's missile range.

Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims

Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims

On the one-year anniversary of the most deadly mass shooting in USA history, the country's largest civil rights group called for unity and legislation that protects the LGBT community. She had made plans to be there the night of the shooting but chose to go another nightclub instead. Club owner Barbara Poma spoke at the event , which featured a performance by the Orlando Gay Chorus.

Jeff Sessions to Face Long-awaited Senate Grilling on Russia Ties, Comey Firing

Comey referred frequently to the attorney general and included the tantalizing tidbit that there were "facts that I can't discuss in an open setting". "I can tell you that with absolute certainty". In particular, fired FBI Director James Comey made an appearance last week , and Sessions is likely to be questioned in detail about Comey's testimony .

'An Appalling And Detestable Lie': 5 Highlights From Sessions' Senate Testimony

It had always been reported that Kislyak was in attendance for Trump's foreign policy speech, as were a handful of other foreign dignitaries. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was at times testy, defiant and exasperated Tuesday (June 13) as he fielded questions from his former Senate colleagues about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump's team.

US Attorney General denies secret meeting with Russian Federation envoy

He insisted he never knew anything about the Russian Federation probe or had any role in it. Wyden asked Sessions about his recusal from the investigation and his role in Comey's dismissal. A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told "PBS NewsHour" on Monday that the president was weighing whether to fire the special counsel now heading up the investigation, former FBI Director Robert Mueller .

US Attorney General Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'

Addressing allegations that he had unreported meetings with Russian officials while he advised the Trump campaign, Sessions said he had already acknowledged two meetings past year with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . During his testimony last week , Comey said he had notes of meetings with Trump in which the president asked him for a pledge of personal loyalty and to drop the Russian Federation investigation as it pertained to former national security adviser Flynn.