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Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains

Sen. Bernie Sanders congratulated Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party he leads for what's being called one of the most stunning upsets in United Kingdom political history. "We need a gov...

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Giffords: My heart is with victims of shooting at GOP baseball practice

Giffords: My heart is with victims of shooting at GOP baseball practice

Senator Paul estimated at least 50 shots were fired in quick succession. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affe...

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UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

May's botched election gamble, which saw her lose her parliamentary majority, left her so weakened that supporters of closer ties with the European Union publicly demanded she take a more consensual...

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Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

A midnight tweet by Donald Trump unleashed a wave of sometimes mocking speculation by Internet users wondering what the USA president meant by writing " covfefe " in an apparently unfinished Twitte...

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Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Rakes Him Over Coals

Trump Jr.in particular seized on Comey's assertion that he interpreted the president's statement that he "hoped" the Federal Bureau of Investigation would drop its probe into former National Securit...

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AG Jeff Sessions Issues Fiery Denial of Russia 'Collusion' During Senate Testimony

Instead, Sessions repeatedly said he is "not able to comment" or "not able to discuss" certain topics, citing either Justice Department "longstanding policy", and later, that he is protecting Presiden...

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27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

Residents told CNN they had seen people still trapped inside the building. "A lot of people said 'Help, help, help.' The fire brigade could only help downstairs". Nassima Boutrig, who lives oppo...

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Hanging in There - Theresa May Stays UK PM, For Now

Hanging in There - Theresa May Stays UK PM, For Now

May's majority in parliament until the snap election was only held by 17 seats, but now she is at a considerable disadvantage. Labour won 261 seats. The PM says she has no "intention of quitting"....

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Highlights from testimony of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

On Tuesday, Leahy said in a Senate floor speech that Sessions' Judiciary testimony over Russian Federation contacts "could be construed as perjury". Sessions on Tuesday defended his involvement...

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5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was awa...

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Kylian Mbappe on Real Madrid move

Kylian Mbappe on Real Madrid move

Speaking to reporters, the striker confirmed that he along with his family will decide the next course of action, but admitted that his current employers will also have a say as he is contracted to th...

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Mattis: White House Will Deliver New Afghanistan Strategy to Congress Next Month

Those forces are expected to be largely comprised of trainers to support Afghan forces, as well as air crews. Deliberations include giving more authorities to forces on the ground and taking more ...

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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and severed ties with Doha last week. Several other countries, including Chad and Senegal,...

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Jeff Sessions Pushes Back On Suggestions Of Collusion

Sessions said Trump had not invoked executive privilege regarding the conversations. Here are the top five things we learned. Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indicatio...

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Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

He was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised tearful public confession to trying to steal a propaganda banner. The 22-year-old, who is believed to have been in a coma for more than a year, was rus...

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

But Sanders would not say whether Trump had confidence in Mueller amid news reports that the president was considering whether to fire him from the post . But Ruddy, a member of Trump's Mar...

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Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstruct investigation

In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former FBI Director James Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. Cotton", Sessions s...

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Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

Sessions did not believe recusing himself from Russia-related issues prevented him from participating in the decision to fire FBI Director Comey, even when the Russian Federation probe was the preside...

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Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

May lost her parliamentary majority in last week's election and is now desperately seeking the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party. S&P's sover...

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Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital

The scale of Monday's protests in Moscow and smaller ones in St. Petersburg and scores of other cities suggests Navalny has maintained his campaign's momentum despite more than 1,000 people being ...

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Backed Assault on Islamic State's Raqqa Stronghold Begins

Talal Sillo, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces , told reporters Tuesday that operations have begun in coordination with the USA -led coalition . The SDF , who are made up o...

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Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at baseball practice, witnesses say

Several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said. A senior Republican politician, Steve Scalise , was shot by a gunman as Republican congress...

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Several feared dead as fire engulfs London tower block

The earliest post, from 2013, details a fire risk Assessment of Grenfell Tower in which concerns are raised about maintenance checks not being carried out. Fatalities have been confirmed, though no nu...

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UK PM May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

She will host Foster to thrash out the terms of the party's backing and agreement to vote with the Tories on policies in the House of Commons to get bills through. Environment Secretary Michael Gove d...

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Multiple people dead in massive blaze in London

Speaking from an evacuation centre on Freston Road, the woman, who asked not to be named, told the Press Association: "We were being evacuated from Testerton Walk, which is next to Grenfell, at about ...

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Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

Timothy conceded in a statement that he had failed to carry out an effective election campaign, while Hill made no mention of her performance . The Prime Minister said she had a busy schedule ahea...

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Flag Day: Proper Way To Fly The Flag

Flag Day: Proper Way To Fly The Flag

That statute directs the president to issue an annual proclamation urging Americans to participate in honoring what our flag symbolizes by displaying it proudly. Even though the MS flag divides our st...

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Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says

Sessions is enmeshed in multiple lines of ongoing inquiry: He had meetings with Russian officials that later forced him to recuse himself from the Justice Department's probe of the Trump campaign'...

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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple May after UK election

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple May after UK election

How can she possibly stay in post? Why doesn't the party with the most votes automatically become the governing party? Rachel Sheard, who was casting her vote near the site of Saturday's attack ...

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Murray, Wawrinka into French Open last 16

Del Potro was the 2009 U.S. Open champion. HawkEye - used by TV companies but not the tournament - showed that the officials were right, and Del Potro's angst must have mostly stemmed from the knowl...

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Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

The president will deliver remarks at the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati . He told supporters that Democrats "are destroying health care in this country". Even as the White House tries to publicly...

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Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

And for their part, so many coaches and players and executives for the Warriors have spoken out publicly on Trump over the past year. The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs chose to visit ...

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UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

This could pave the way for another General Election as Mrs May would be unable to pass any laws through the Commons. May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Uni...

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Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire

More than 200 firefighters were called to the block on the Lancaster West Estate , in north Kensington, at about 1.15 a.m. The London Fire Brigade said it had sent 45 fire engines to the scene of...

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Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russia hearing

The Justice Department later appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the extent of ties between the ...

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