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Nancy Pelosi calls on AG Jeff Sessions to resign
- June 10, 2017

Trump is also upset by injunctions preventing his temporary travel ban from taking effect. The White House left Sessions hanging in the wind this week after a pair of reports revealed a falling out with Trump. The White House waited a few days this week before it finally formally expressed some confidence in the attorney general. 'I have not had a discussion with him on the question, ' Spicer said. (more...)
Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump
- June 10, 2017

Trump continued to be coy about the possibility of there being recordings of his conversations with Comey, which he has suggested previously . President Trump ended his Twitter silence early Friday, claiming ex-FBI Director James Comey vindicated him and accusing Comey of improperly leaking details of their discussions. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan To Send Troops to Qatar Amid Gulf Rift Turkey's Erdogan To Send Troops to Qatar Amid Gulf Rift
- June 10, 2017

Unlike Trump, Tillerson stressed the possibility of reconciliation and pointed to the human cost of the Saudi-led blockade, mentioning shortages of food, the way families had been separated and they way some children have been pulled out of school. (more...)
Last of the London killers named by police Last of the London killers named by police
- June 10, 2017

A 27-year-old was detained on terrorism charges while the second, 33, was arrested on drugs charges. The three were taken into custody at a south London police station under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act. So far four of those killed in the attack have been named as Australian Kirsty Boden , Canadian national Chrissy Archibald, James McMullan, from Hackney, and French national Alexandre Pigeard. (more...)
The SNP plan another Scottish referendum after Brexit negotiatons
- June 10, 2017

Ms Sturgeon indicated the vote may be delayed past her proposed autumn 2018 and spring 2019 timetable. She had said she wanted the vote to be held once the terms of Brexit were clear but, if possible, before a final deal was signed. The section on independence in the 2017 manifesto says that a referendum should be held "when the final terms of the deal are known" and that a win for the SNP next week would deliver "a triple lock" on Sturgeon's mandate to hold one. (more...)
Grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby arrested Grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby arrested
- June 10, 2017

Colton Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stabbed her daughter and two grandchildren. "And she said, 'Yes, she's bipolar schizophrenic.' And she said, 'Go get my babies, '" recounted Hill. After the attack, Darrington-Clark fled the apartment she shared with the victims. She had been living with her husband and a young son at an apartment complex in Riverside's University neighborhood, according to an acquaintance there. (more...)
Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir
- June 10, 2017

Qatar said it led the region in attacking what it called the roots of terrorism, giving young people hope through jobs, educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding community programs to challenge extremist agendas. intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar. "That would be really bad news for Hamas". (more...)
Trump upends efforts as White House attempts to regroup
- June 10, 2017

Trump told people at the time that he anxious the decision would be seen as an admission of defeat - and has continued to express frustrations with the Justice Department's actions. "It's not policy, it's not an executive order, it's social media ". "I wish him luck". While some of Trump's advisers, such as Kellyanne Conway , have sought to downplay the importance of the president's statements on Twitter and have accused the media of needlessly creating controversy, many members of ... (more...)
Scottish Independence dream fades as Salmond & Robertson crash out of Commons Scottish Independence dream fades as Salmond & Robertson crash out of Commons
- June 10, 2017

The Daily Telegraph reported that aides for Ms Davidson were working on a deal that would see the Scottish party split from the United Kingdom party. The SNP leader added: "It is an inescapable fact that we also suffered some bitterly disappointing losses last night". (more...)
Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit
- June 10, 2017

May's two top aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , have resigned following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party and complaints of a toxic atmosphere. Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K.in which same-sex marriage is illegal. Dr Robin Niblett, director of Chatham House in London , said May's Conservative party still contains fierce Brexiteers who will challenge every concession, but the proportion of her MPs who voted to Remain and who want a pragmatic Brexit ... (more...)
Warner: 'Unthinkable' if Trump pressured Comey to end FBI's investigation
- June 10, 2017

Rosenstein, who explained Comey's dismissal to legislators on Capitol Hill shortly after Comey's dismissal last month, named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel in the agency's Russian Federation probe. In that hearing, he said: "I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and ... (more...)
Comey: Lynch asked for Clinton investigation to be called a 'mat
- June 10, 2017

At the meeting , everyone agreed that Mr. Comey should not reveal details about the Clinton investigation. The email controversy dogged Mrs Clinton's presidential campaign. The 80-year-old Arizona Republican joked that maybe he shouldn't have stayed up late watching the Arizona Diamondbacks playing a night game out West. (more...)
Orlando Gunman Targeted Victims at Fiamma Inc
- June 10, 2017

He returned to the company Monday and shot dead Synder and four other employees, Synder's friend Lillian Crouch told News 6 WKMG/ClickOrlando . Five people were shot and killed by a "disgruntled" former employee at a workplace near Orlando , Florida, this morning, three years after the suspect was involved in another workplace violence incident there, according to authorities. (more...)
Seoul: 2 rescued North Koreans ask to defect to South
- June 10, 2017

The launches also came less than a week after the United Nations expanded sanctions against Kim Jong-Un's regime in response to the string of recent ballistic missile tests. But strategically, it would not be wise for Washington to let North Korea continue testing its weapons either. However, all were put aside after Pyongyang tested a batch of four cruise missiles into the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran
- June 10, 2017

The attacks on Iran's parliament and the venerated shrine of the Islamic Republic's founder shocked the country and was claimed by the Islamic State - an avowed enemy of both Iran and the United States. Iran denounced Donald Trump's reaction to deadly Islamic State group attacks in Tehran as "repugnant" on Thursday after the US president warned the nation is reaping what it sows. (more...)
President's climate-deal decision comes with consequences, SHSU professors say President's climate-deal decision comes with consequences, SHSU professors say
- June 10, 2017

A Gallup poll in 2015 showed that fear of man-made climate change fell to the same level it was in 1989. So abiding by the Paris Accord isn't a matter of following specific rules or regulations - just about contributing, in one way or another, to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. (more...)
Japan passes historic bill to allow elderly Emperor to abdicate Japan passes historic bill to allow elderly Emperor to abdicate
- June 10, 2017

According to legend, Japan's monarchy originated 2,700 years ago with the goddess Amaterasu, a female deity said to be the nation's first emperor. The topic has garnered some criticism and many are questioning whether Mr Abe will reform the Imperial succession system to allow fema