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GJM seeks central intervention in Darjeeling

Darjeeling: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung on Friday accused the West Bengal Police and the government of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of unlawfully attacking his house and the party office. "This is a political problem, not a law and order situation". Meanwhile, the women Morcha activists gathered outside Gurung's house in large numbers and demonstrated demanding ... [Full Article...]

US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump

Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Trump's election campaign, appears before his former colleagues on Tuesday, days after explosive testimony by ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, whose removal he recommended. [Full Article...]

Trump investigated for obstruction of justice

Mueller spokesman Peter Carr told NPR's Carrie Johnson, "We'll decline to comment". Shortly after Robert Mueller was named special counsel in the federal Russian Federation investigation, lawmakers speculated that the congressional probes may be sidelined by the forceful new presence. [Full Article...]

Master Troll Vladimir Putin Offers Comey Political Asylum, Compares Him to Snowden

The catchiest comment from today's broadcast is Putin's sarcastic offer of asylum for former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , whom he likened to the American whistleblower Edward Snowden-currently living in Russia-for making private information public via the media . [Full Article...]

Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting

Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting Victims responded to the shooting Wednesday by encouraging the country to come together and support each other in the healing process. Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin is considering leveling a libel lawsuit against the New York Times after the paper ran an editorial associating her with the 2011 shooting of Representative Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.). [Full Article...]

North Korea Mocks United Nations Sanctions -- Nuclear Missiles Are In Development

North Korea Mocks United Nations Sanctions -- Nuclear Missiles Are In Development China's disregard for global law. On Friday, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution drafted by the United States to expand the scope of sanctions, travel bans and asset freezes against North Korea . "We are going to have to work together", Mattis said. The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the USA and China in the "back room". [Full Article...]

Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal

Pressure to come to an agreement has been ramped up by Theresa May who announced that the Queen 's Speech, in which she will set out her programme for government , will go ahead on Wednesday with Brexit negotiations set to begin two day earlier. [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Last night, a longtime friend of President Trump, Christopher Ruddy , said the president is considering firing Mueller . Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, Rosenstein said he found no good cause to fire Mueller. Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the in... [Full Article...]

Germany and Austria warn USA over expanded Russian Federation sanctions

Germany and Austria warn USA over expanded Russian Federation sanctions Specifically, under the new legislation, the White House would have the authority to extend sanctions to any firm that invests money to help build Russian energy projects. American natural gas producers are eager to sell their goods to European markets, which have been on the hunt for non-Russian sources of fossil fuels. [Full Article...]

Sen. Collins: Tone, context of Trump-Comey conversations "so important"

When Trump summarily dismissed FBI Director James Comey , the rumbling began anew - many critics alleged that Comey had only been fired to stymie any investigations into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and transition teams. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump has 'no intention' to fire Robert Mueller

Mueller has been silent since he was named to head the Russian Federation investigation on May 17, a week after Trump fired FBI chief James Comey expressing frustration over the probe. "I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller. [Full Article...]

Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process

Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process European Parliament leaders laid into May and called for Britain to say when negotiations would start.They were meant to begin on June 19 but look unlikely to now as May tries to reach a political deal to stay in office. It makes a working deal between the British government and the DUP controversial in both Northern Ireland and the neighboring Republic of Ireland. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

According to the Washington Post , Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the business dealings of Jared Kushner, a former NY real estate developer who now serves as special adviser to his father-in-law, President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

The Post quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include national intelligence director Daniel Coats, Admiral Mike Rogers who heads the NSA, and his recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett . [Full Article...]

President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice' It had initially focused on Russia's election meddling and whether any of Trump's associates colluded with the effort. Speaking from the Senate floor Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he was "frankly disturbed" by Trump's "hard right" supporters attempting to "discredit" Mueller and "sully his reputation". [Full Article...]

Virginia Primaries: Ralph Northam fends off progressive Tom Perriello with double-digit lead

Gillespie, a former governor and U.S. Senate candidate, was recognized as the victor by the Associated Press just before 10:30 p.m.in a race that stayed tight as precincts continued to count ballots. With 100 percent of precincts reporting in the election on Tuesday, the elections agency said Gillespie received 160,039 votes, or 43.71 percent of votes, while his main competitor, Corey A. [Full Article...]

Korea coach Stielike fired

Korea coach Stielike fired Under the German, South Korea reached the Asian Cup final in 2015 only to be beaten by Australia 2-1 after extra time. A former West Germany global, Stielike was appointed on a four-year deal in September 2014, and subsequently guided his new charges through to the final of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup which Korea Republic narrowly lost to host nation Australia. [Full Article...]

Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

Later he told his twitter followers "you are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" A clear majority of Americans believe Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows. [Full Article...]

Trump to revise parts of Obama's Cuba policy

Trump to revise parts of Obama's Cuba policy In addition to the limits on investment, Trump plans to more strictly enforce the ban on American tourism to Cuba, eliminating "people to people" exchanges that have allowed far more visits to the island for recreation, with little enforcement of rules that require trips to have an educational or cultural component. [Full Article...]

US congressman undergoes another operation after shooting

US congressman undergoes another operation after shooting President Trump is not planning to attend the game because of security concerns, the White House said Wednesday. Trump said Scalise "continues his very courageous fight", but added: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time". [Full Article...]


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