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Senators want answers from deputy attorney general on Comey firing

Shortly after Trump's dismissal of Comey, Trump defenders had plenty of ammunition. Trump told NBC's Lester Holt Thursday that Comey provided him during the dinner with an assurance that the president was not under investigation. They go on to discover emails from Clinton and Huma Abedin, Weiner's wife and a close Clinton aid, on the devices. "He said: "You are not under investigation".


White House denies report Trump shared intel with Russian Federation

White House denies report Trump shared intel with Russian Federation

Reaction from Capitol Hill Democrats was full-throated. The story will only heighten Trump's strained relations with intelligence workers and former officials, who have expressed worry about sharing classified information with a former NY business magnate who often shoots from the hip.



Global cyberattack forces Microsoft to make fixes free

The cyber attacks use " ransomware " which locks up systems and their data, demanding payment before they are unlocked. "Small business owners should be pro-active about their cyber security in the wake of this ransomware campaign affecting computers around the world", Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security Dan Tehan said in an after hours statement .


French President Macron names new PM

French President Macron names new PM

Merkel said she and Mr. Macron had agreed to "develop anew" their bilateral relationship and that their cabinet ministers would meet shortly after the French parliamentary election in June. "And there is danger on the currency Euro as well, everything is really fragile right now especially after Brexit". When Britain leaves the bloc in 2019, France will be the EU's only member with nuclear weapons and a permanent seat on the U.N.


'Delicate' sand blast op under way to defuse WWII bomb in Birmingham

'Delicate' sand blast op under way to defuse WWII bomb in Birmingham

Police said bomb disposal experts were taking part in a "major, delicate operation" to make the device safe. About 100 residents living in the surrounding area spent their night in a special space that the Red Cross gave the city center, while almost 50 tons of sand reached the spot to shut down the bomb.



UN Security Council Condemns North Korea's Missiles Tests

In the statement on Monday, the UN Security Council stressed on the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". "If we are concerned about the Iran-North Korea ballistic missile relationship, the UN Security Council has passed North Korea resolutions, and these people could be designated by the UN", Ruggiero said.