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Gulf crisis: Qatar pulls troops from Djibouti border

Qatar's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday it informed Djibouti's government it had withdrawn its peacekeeping troops. Doha mediated the conflict between the two countries in 2010. Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad, who has been leading the diplomatic initiative, vowed to continue his efforts to resolve the ongoing crisis despite remaining unsuccessful in his earlier bid.



Sessions grilled by senators in angry exchanges

The Senate Intelligence Committee hearing is the latest step in multiple ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election and Trump's firing of another FBI chief, James Comey , who was heading the investigation into Russian meddling when Trump dismissed him a month ago.


UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Why, in your opinion, did the Democratic Unionist Party strike a deal with the Conservative Party to form a new government? Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds speak to the media at Stormont Castle ahead of talks aimed at restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland, in in Belfast, Monday, June 12, 2017.



Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

Constand testified the pills left her disoriented and unable to resist him. But jurors still heard plenty from him as prosecutors read them excerpts from his 2005 police statement and civil deposition. "McMonagle focused on Constand's shifting story, pointing out that she changed her estimate of when the alleged assault occurred several times in speaking with police in 2005.


Legislature overrides governor's veto

Legislature overrides governor's veto

Brownback blasted the legislative vote to override his veto as " bad for Kansas ". The Legislature's vote to increase income tax rates was a sharp rebuke to one of Gov. As the years passed , the promised growth failed to materialize. The historical record shows no correlation between tax cuts and economic growth, either for the nation or for Kansas .


Sessions says has no knowledge Trump-Russia collusion

Sessions says has no knowledge Trump-Russia collusion

Sessions cited a Justice Department policy which blocks officials from testifying about private discussions with the President. When he asked the attorney general what Comey might have been referring to, Sessions shot back: "Why don't you tell me?" After admitting Mr Trump had not invoked privilege, Mr Sessions was accused of "stonewalling" by Democratic senator Ron Wyden.