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What [former FBI Director James] Comey is saying seems to shoot down the idea that the president was pressuring him to back off of General [Michael] Flynn. The White House has given conflicting messages about the reasons for Comey's firing. "I didn't move, speak or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed".
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    Comey's testimony to Congress, Mr. Trump made only a veiled reference to the political furor. Democrats saw a glimmer of a promise in Trump's campaign rhetoric - he was critical of free trade deals, he was supportive of more taxes on the wealthy, and even at one point, he was open to a universal health-care system.
  • General Election 2017: everything you need to know

    General Election 2017: everything you need to know

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    You don't need to bring your polling card with you to vote, so if you haven't got one or you lost yours, you can still vote on the day. Polling stations will be open between 7am and 10pm United Kingdom time. If you make a mistake, let the staff know and they can give you a replacement ballot paper. Your polling station depends on where you live in the borough.
  • 'I expect loyalty.' James Comey confirms Donald Trump coercion

    'I expect loyalty.' James Comey confirms Donald Trump coercion

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    Asked if Trump acted appropriately, Republican Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr said: "I don't think that from what I've read there's anything of wrongdoing, but I will match that with his verbal testimony, and weight it against the evidence of our investigation to date".
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the Apple Watch announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., Monday, June 5, 2017. For photos, Apple is replacing JPEGs with a new format meant to reduce file sizes. This is the product that will measure Apple's progress and whether its stance on privacy hinders its machine learning endeavours.
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    While May has been touring target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches to small groups of hand-picked activists, Corbyn has drawn large crowds to open-air rallies. Campaigning was twice suspended in the aftermath of the attacks, which May blamed on "evil" Islamist ideology. "They're more experienced - Jeremy Corbyn can't be trusted on security", said Talib Hussain, 46, a postmaster from Bradford in the northwest of England.
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    The low polling for his party and other smaller parties has meant that the Conservatives and Labour can both poll more than they normally do. But investors took the latest findings as a sign May was likely to emerge victorious on Thursday, bolstering her before Brexit negotiations starting later this month.
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    May tried to deflect the pressure onto Corbyn, a pacifist who has opposed some security legislation in parliament and expressed reservations in the past about police responding to armed attackers with "shoot-to-kill" tactics. She said authorities are "unable to formally identify him until the coroner's report begins tomorrow". British police are stretched by the number of people they believe could potentially commit an act of terrorism.
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    Police have previously said eight officers who rushed to scene fired about 50 rounds, killing the three attackers. The third was identified on Tuesday. "Our team is also working with the Metropolitan police to help them get any footage from drivers who were in the area at the time ". Earlier on Wednesday, another 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terror offences after police raided a house in Harpurhey.
  • Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Medical Marijuana Implementing Legislation

    Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Medical Marijuana Implementing Legislation

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    Gov. Rick Scott added the medical marijuana issue Wednesday afternoon to his call for a three-day special legislative session scheduled to last through Friday. If lawmakers can't find a solution, the Department of Health will be charged with the rollout. Ray Rodrigues , who sponsored the House's bill. Training for doctors would drop from eight hours to two but they would still have to stringently document patients' conditions before prescribing marijuana.
  • Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar amid escalating split in Arab world

    Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar amid escalating split in Arab world

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    But when Trump visited the region, apparently they accused Qatar of being the fount of all radical Islamism (after first buttering him up with pictures of his face plastered over everything). "Qatar recently purchased about 20,000 tonnes of Russian milling wheat which according to my calculations has just arrived in past days or will arrive in coming days", one European grain trader said.
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    Other victims believed to be dead are a Briton, a Canadian, a Spaniard and two Australians . Eighteen are still in critical condition in hospital, according to health authorities. Both men were from the Barking neighborhood of east London , where police raids began shortly after the attacks Saturday night. Police reportedly found IS propoganda videos on his cellphone, but after an investigation, they failed to find sufficient evidence of links to terrorism to prosecute him.
  • Turkey Chooses Sides in Gulf Conflict as Erdogan Defends Qatar

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    Nine countries - Bahrain , Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the United Arab Emirates , as well as Yemen , the interim government of Libya, Mauritius, Mauritania and the Maldives - have announced that they severed diplomatic relations with Qatar over Doha's support for terrorism.
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    President Donald Trump previous year. Some 8,000 U.S. military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar , the largest USA air base in the Middle East and a staging ground for US-led strikes on the Islamic State militant group that has seized parts of Syria and Iraq.
  • Donald Trump to recommend Christopher Wray as FBI director

    Donald Trump to recommend Christopher Wray as FBI director

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    Bush as an assistant attorney general in charge of its criminal division, according to his biography on the law firm's website . In that role, he oversaw the Enron Task Force , among other corporate fraud matters. The White House and its allies have been looking for ways to offset that potentially damaging testimony and have been working on strategies aimed at undermining Comey's credibility.
  • NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

    NSA chief says was never asked to act illegally

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    In the testimony, the former FBI chief, who was sacked by Trump last month, said the President asked him to back off his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and asked what could be done to "lift the cloud" of the investigation.
  • UAE minister says seeking 'change of Qatar policy'

    UAE minister says seeking 'change of Qatar policy'

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    The coordinated action underscores the growing authority of both men, whose countries control vast amounts of oil wealth and buy weapons from the U.S. Countries across the globe re increasingly faced with the same conundrum: How much credence to give to the president's Twitter musings when they deviate sharply from USA policy? The Qatari foreign minister said his country was the victim of collective punishment by other countries led by Saudi Arabia, but added Doha was ready to resolve the issue.
  • 12 dead in Iran terror attacks; ISIS claims responsibility

    12 dead in Iran terror attacks; ISIS claims responsibility

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    The "spilled blood of the innocent will not remain unavenged", the Revolutionary Guard statement said. Saudi Arabia said it was not involved. The statement from the White House is bound to encourage further acrimony from Iran, who was the beneficiary of a historic nuclear arms deal with Trump's predecessor, former President Obama, but was greatly criticized by the new president.
  • United States spy agency's contractor held after leak of Russian Federation hacking report

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    A federal contractor has been arrested following the leak of a classified intelligence report that suggests Russian hackers attacked at least one USA voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election. "Russian intelligence obtained and maintained access to elements of multiple USA state or local electoral boards", the assessment said. USA intelligence officials then asked The Intercept to redact certain sections.
  • Hawaii First To Pass Laws Committing To Goals Of Paris Accord

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    This includes, among other aspects, payments into the United Nations Green Climate Fund, which helps developing countries to establish renewable energy infrastructure and aims to mitigate the impact of climate change on these countries. Environmental sustainability is part of Lancaster's strategic plan, Gray said Monday at City Council's committee meeting, so it was an "easy decision" to join the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda.
  • Nueva Constitución saldrá a referendo consultivo — Maduro

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    Luisa Ortega Díaz volvió a enfrentarse al máximo tribunal para objetar la sentencia, difundida la víspera, que determinó que no hace falta convocar a un referendo consultivo para llamar a una Asamblea Nacional Constituyente , tal como sostienes el presidente Nicolás Maduro y otras figuras del gobierno.
  • Series of bombings kill almost 40 people across Baghdad

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    Last year, Baghdad was rocked by a huge truck bomb attack that targeted a popular retail district in the city centre where young people and families were shopping for new clothes before the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. Over the past months, Iraq has been hit by a wave of bomb attacks, mostly claimed by Daesh. Tuesday's bomb attack came only days into the holy month of Ramadan when Muslims fast during daylight hours.
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    The embassy also suggested the citizens get updated on their travel details after the Middle Easterns countries stopped air traffic from Qatar too and advised their citizens to leave the country at the earliest. Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and Tayyip Erdogan. The United States is unlikely to play a central role in mediating the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations.
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    I think AR is that big. Siri will now also make suggestions based on the user's habit. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smarthphones, he said.
  • Explosive devices goes off at US embassy in Kiev

    Explosive devices goes off at US embassy in Kiev

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    However, there was no immediate report of damage within the embassy premises or reports of casualties. The police immediately dispatched a rapid response unit to the embassy premises. A criminal investigation has been launched on a count of a terrorist act. So far, no individual or terrorist group has taken the responsibility of the attack.
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    Gianna Constand told the jury that she had a two-hour phone conversation with Cosby after her daughter had finally told her that she had been sexually assaulted. More than 50 women have said Cosby assaulted them. Constand testified that she was going to confront Cosby about the assault during an event he was hosting at his home for high school students.
  • Apple Spotlights Siri in Swipe at Rival Amazon's Alexa

    Apple Spotlights Siri in Swipe at Rival Amazon's Alexa

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    Apple has revealed HomePod , a compact speaker and home assistant with support for Siri and Apple Music. Apple's Siri assistant will be integrated into the $349 speaker, and can make music recommendations that pair with the company's Apple Music service, send text messages, check news and sports scores and control compatible home gadgets like lightbulbs and thermostats.
  • Police arrest two more men over Manchester attack

    Police arrest two more men over Manchester attack

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    While Usher was not among the performers on the night, the star-studded line-up did include artists like Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Take That and Liam Gallagher . Grande performed the most of the celebs, doing her own songs as well as Manchester band Oasis' " Don't Look Back in Anger ". "I feel really anxious but I don't want that to stop me from going".
  • Iran Guards claim US, Saudi 'involved' in Tehran attacks

    Iran Guards claim US, Saudi 'involved' in Tehran attacks

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    Khomeini, who died in 1989, is a towering figure in Iran who led the 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the Western-backed shah and became its first supreme leader. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted . In a statement after the attacks, the Guards said they "will never allow the blood of innocents to be spilt without revenge".
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    Apple is looking at HomePod as a killer $349 home audio device, and right now that's the only way I got to experience HomePod. The device will work with a user's Apple Music subscription. The lack of a breakthrough device has periodically raised concerns that Apple has become too dependent on the iPhone and supported the theory that the company lost its knack for innovation when its co-founder Steve Jobs died of cancer in 2011.
  • Police announce new arrest linked to London Bridge attack

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    In 2013, police did shoot and injure Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale after they stabbed a soldier to death on a London street. "What happened?" he told Sky News . London's Metropolitan Police identified the assailants as 27-year-old Butt, a British citizen who was born in Pakistan , and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, who had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan.
  • Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

    Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

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    A third attack was foiled , Iran's Intelligence Ministry said. Only hours before the attacks in Iran, the Saudi foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, said Iran must be punished for its interference in the region and called Tehran the world's leading supporter of terrorism.
  • Trump v Comey: Who said what

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    Former FBI Director James Comey says he informed Donald Trump in early January that he was not personally under investigation in the bureau's Russian Federation counter-intelligence investigation. Comey told Trump on January 6, Jan. 27 and March 30 that the president was not the subject of a counter-intelligence investigation. After leaving the Oval, Comey immediately prepared a memo detailing the conversation, which was first reported last month.
  • Man Uses BackHoe to Try to Break Into ATM

    Man Uses BackHoe to Try to Break Into ATM

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    It all happened around 4:30 am on Thursday, June 1, long before the bank opened. The suspect was ultimately unsuccessful in getting any money, but did cause around US$10,000 (NZ$13,800) in damage to the machine. "The fact that we did see our suspect in this incident - knew where the find the backhoe, stole it, was able to drive it several miles down the road undetected and then was able to use it so fluently to damage and try to break into the ATM".
  • What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

    What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

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    Press Secretary Sean Spicer informed media about the latest development during an off-camera briefing. But they're also a way around intelligence agencies, which raises questions about why White House adviser (and President Trump's son-in-law) Jared Kushner attempted to create a backchannel with Russian Federation before Trump transitioned into office.
  • Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI Director

    Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI Director

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    Bush , Mr Wray is likely to allay the fears of FBI agents anxious that Mr Trump will try to weaken or politicise the bureau. Wray also oversaw the Enron Task Force , one of the most high-profile white collar investigations in the FBI's history.
  • Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

    Intelligence chiefs unsure what can say publicly

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    Trump reportedly asked Coats and Rogers to state publicly that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. "I do not share with the general public conversations that I have with the President or many of my colleagues within the administration that I believe should not be shared", Coats repeated.
  • Apple debuts HomePod speaker to take on Amazon, Google

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    The HomePod is a compact smart speaker that's capable of doing everything you would possibly expect from a product of its class. Last year , Apple opened up Siri on the iPhone to the likes of Uber Technologies Inc. We are guessing that Apple has tuned into the expertise it gained from its acquisition of Beats back in May 2014, which was meant to raise its competitive outlook in the music streaming business.
  • British police identify two London attackers

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    A Met Police statement said: "Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have carried out a search warrant at an address in east London in the early hours of Wednesday, 07 June". Barking resident Erica Gasperri said she went to the police after she saw a man, believed to be the attacker, teaching the local children about Islam.