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Trump says he asked Comey if he was under investigation

Trump says he asked Comey if he was under investigation

So, Trump chose to fire Comey, according to the reports . McCabe was also at the center of a controversy in the Clinton email investigation - the case that administration officials have pointed to as Trump's basis for firing Comey. Mark Warner (D-VA) had briefed Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee that Comey had requested more resources, according to "two officials". Sanders explained that the president had already chose to fire Comey but that the recommendations "solidified" ...



Turkey plays key role in Belt and Road Initiative: Erdogan

India is likely to be represented by local embassy staff or academics this weekend at a major gathering of leaders and ministers on China's Silk Road initiative, reflecting deep unease in New Delhi over the far-reaching project. The president is expected to meet other leaders today and in the upcoming days of the summit, including a bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.



Pope Francis prays at Fatima basilica

The candlelight night-time Mass is traditionally popular with pilgrims. Behind the pope as he prayed were thousands of points of light as people held up candles in the shrine's vast, dark square. Juan Diego in 1531. "We register them on the list of saints, declaring that they must be venerated as such by the Church". Francisco died in 1919 and Jacinta in 1920, and are expected to become the Catholic Church's youngest-ever non-martyred saints.


Majority French voters favour Macron's legislative candidates

Majority French voters favour Macron's legislative candidates

The 40-year-old is contesting a seat in the Creuse region of central France where he farms. "I'll serve one or two terms", he said. Francois Bayrou, a centrist who gave up his presidential bid to join Macron, told L'Obs magazine that the list contained only 35 names from his Modem party, whereas he and Macron had agreed it should have 120.


Russia Invades White House

Russia Invades White House

President Trump and Vladimir Putin have a date. That ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, dubbed a key Russian spy by USA officials, is at the center of allegations of collusion between Trump associates and Russian officials that Comey was investigating before he was dismissed.



Paris climate deal stronger without US, experts say

A decision about whether to withdraw from the agreement could come as soon as this week, according to two people familiar with the talks. Trump said while campaigning that he opposes the agreement and, in April, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, called the pact a "bad deal" for the US .