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Jun 15 2017

Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

She has made her name in high-profile state positions, elected twice as the district attorney in San Francisco and also serving as state attorney general for five years...

Jun 15 2017

North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

On Tuesday, Sputnik reported the withdrawal of United States aircraft carriers from the Sea of Japan - in North Korea's front yard. The new cruise rocket is "a po...

Jun 15 2017

Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Sessions maintained that he had not been briefed on the Russian Federation investigation between the time of his February swearing-in and his March 2 recusal. "We have ...

Jun 15 2017

Lesley Laird appointed new shadow Scottish secretary

The former care worker and union representative retained her seat as MP for Ashton-under-Lyne last week. Labour have appointed one of their newly-elected MPs to be the ...

Jun 15 2017

UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

Former Conservative party leaders have warned any immediate leadership challenge would be too disruptive, but most commentators believe May can not survive in the long te...

Jun 15 2017

DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

But yesterday the mood was celebratory - hours after Mr Corbyn got a standing ovation in the House of Commons . With opinion polls showing the Conservatives had a co...

Jun 15 2017

Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Kalin also said a Turkish military base in Qatar, set up before the regional spat, was established to ensure the security of the whole region and did not have an aim of a...

Jun 15 2017

Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers

The camp is one of two Australian centres for processing asylum-seekers that have attracted widespread criticism from the United Nations and human rights groups because...

Jun 15 2017

Freshman football player dies after morning workout

A freshman football player at Kent State University has died following a morning workout. The university says paramedics transported Tyler Heintz to a hospital foll...

Jun 15 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks spy fiction at Senate hearing

Like Trump, Sessions had betrayed a deep lack of curiosity about Russia's interference in the presidential election , admitting he had never received an official brief...

Jun 15 2017

UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

The Northern Ireland party has come to May's aid after last week's general election left the prime minister eight seats short of the 326 seats needed in the House of ...

Jun 15 2017

London Firefighters Battling Massive High-Rise Blaze

Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze , and a plume of smoke could be see...

Jun 15 2017

Trump's 'repugnant' reaction to Iran terror attacks

Weighing on the chances of Iran-US relations improving, Khamenei said there was hardly any room for rapprochement, arguing that Washington is against the very idea of " a...

Jun 15 2017

Man held over Manchester attack released without charge

The vehicle, a white Nissan Micra, was found in an area of the Rusholme neighbourhood, which authorities cordoned off and evacuated. A total of 12 men remain in custody...

Jun 15 2017

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media, a right wing outlet that often echoes Trump's thinking, said he had not spoken directly to the president but to close aides. Said Ryan:...

Jun 15 2017

Stocks, dollar firm ahead of Fed decision

We also expect more questions around the potential for balance sheet normalization given the more detailed discussion of this topic in the Fed's May meeting minutes. It...

Jun 15 2017

China's Prez Xi Jinping Snubs Pakistani PM Sharif, Know Why

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Delhi on late Friday night after attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kazakhstan's Astana. Reinforcing Sin...

Jun 15 2017

Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Asked Monday if the White House thought Sessions should invoke executive privilege to avoid answering questions about his conversations with Trump, presidential spokesm...

Jun 15 2017

DUP head: Talks with UK Conservatives going well

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to Tory MPs for the party's election performance, telling them "I got us into this mess I'll get us out of it". The EU will...

Jun 15 2017

I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

Kenny told the Dail Eireann, lower house of Irish parliament that he plans to travel to Aras an Uachtarain (official residence of the Irish president) to submit his r...