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On social media, Trump wonders "what changed" for Democrats regarding Comey

That admission could expose the president to allegations of interfering with ongoing investigations in possible collusion between his aides and the Russian government during the 2016 election. Mr Trump's decision to oust Mr Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation, and the action left the fate of the Russian Federation probe uncertain.



Labour holds manifesto meeting as leak reveals radical plans

Jeremy Corbyn will say he is "not a pacifist" and accepts that military action is needed "as a last resort" at a speech in London on Friday. Ian Lavery, Labour's national campaign chair, said voters in northeast England "won't be fooled by this farcical attempt by Theresa May to mask the damage her Tories have done".



New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

Hamas' Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the leadership transition would be smooth. He was named a prime minister following the group's electoral win, but was later sacked by President Mahmoud Abbas after Hamas seized control of Gaza after bloody infighting with rival group Fatah.


California governor wants more spending for schools

California governor wants more spending for schools

The plan retains other cuts proposed in January that have angered Democratic lawmakers, and Brown warned that the state could face a severe shortfall from an economic downturn or federal budget cuts sought by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.



S. Korea's Moon Says to Visit Pyongyang in 'Right Circumstances'

A parliament official said that Moon will also name officials appointed for key positions of prime minister, head of the National Intelligence Service, chief of staff, and chief bodyguard. Moon's Democratic Party needs an additional 30 seats to reach a majority in the National Assembly. "Politics were turbulent (in the past several months), but our people showed greatness", Moon said.



Macron and Le Pen seek to widen support ahead of legislative polls

Valls told RTL radio that France's Socialist party "is dead and behind us" and said he wants to join Macron's Republic on the Move to run for a seat in parliament. He must also take care to remember that the troubles that Ms. Le Pen, as well as the far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, emphasized in the election campaign are very real in France - youth unemployment, the continuing decay of aging industries and the tenuous assimilation of many Muslim immigrants, among them.