• Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

    Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

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    And they did not let go. "But he did not stop". Hernandez was hospitalized after the confrontation. Thompson and his wife, Deputy Chauna Thompson, are both charged with murder in Hernandez's May 28 death outside a Denny's restaurant in Sheldon, an unincorporated community 17 miles northeast of Houston .
  • Ed Miliband and Iain Duncan Smith to host Radio 2 show

    Ed Miliband and Iain Duncan Smith to host Radio 2 show

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    Miliband will host Radio 2's Jeremy Vine show for the week beginning 19 June, with Duncan Smith taking the slot for the week beginning 26 June. In a blow to the job prospects of hacks everywhere, former Labour leader Ed Miliband and former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith are to join the ranks of politicians converting into journalists later this month, with each serving as a guest host on BBC Radio.
  • Queen's Speech could be delayed, says Damian Green

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    Business optimism in the United Kingdom economy plunged after the election. They say the "sensibles" are Damian Green , effectively deputy prime minister after yesterday's Cabinet changes, Chancellor Philip Hammond and Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader.
  • Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia a `Detestable Lie'

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    He also criticized "false attacks" and "innuendo" that he implied were created to thwart the Trump administration's capacity to enact its agenda. Dianne Feinstein about whether he spoke with President Donald Trump about Comey's firing, Sessions said: "I'm not able to discuss or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations that I may have had with the president on this subject or others".
  • Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige

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    Police rescued the woman taken hostage in Melbourne after a standoff lasting longer than an hour in the beachside suburb of Brighton. However, when she arrived with a male staff member, Khayre killed him and took the woman hostage. Victoria police said it was investigating whether the incident was "terrorism related". He said it was too early to know what Khayre had been planning, but said it was a "possibility" that he wanted to ambush police.
  • Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

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    Military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla branded the Amaq report "pure propaganda". "This is a problem which is amidst us", Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told Australian radio on Saturday as the battle to re-take Marawi neared the end of the third week, with a death toll of almost 200.
  • Fuerte sismo en este de Grecia deja un muerto y 11 heridos

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    El sismo también causó daños en la cercana isla de Quíos . Heridos. Bomberos buscan heridos entre los escombros tras el sismo que sacudió la isla griega de Lesbos . Por el momento no se reportaron víctimas ni daños materiales, dijo el gobernador provincial, Erol Ayyildiz, citado por la agencia Anadolu. Según CNN Türk, en Karaburun se sintió también una réplica de magnitud 4.9.
  • European Union council chief warns United Kingdom to avoid 'no deal' Brexit

    European Union council chief warns United Kingdom to avoid 'no deal' Brexit

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    Its national chairman, Mike Cherry, said: "Negotiations should be led by a government and a Prime Minister that will be in place for the duration, and so we call for a delay to the scheduled start of negotiations". Concerns grew that Brexit negotiations could be put on hold after Britain's Conservative Party failed to secure a majority in Parliament and a clear mandate in the snap election Thursday.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

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    The White House has denied any collusion with Moscow. -He denied that he violated his recusal by advising the president to fire the then-FBI director, James Comey . "I know nothing but what I've read in the paper", Sessions said. There are none, Sen. "This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it".
  • Ryan: "Let Mueller do his job"

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    In that interview , Ruddy said of Trump , "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". Mueller was interviewed both by the Justice Department and by the president personally for the director's position, according to a senior White House official.
  • Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

    Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

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    According to court records , bond for Mick, who has no prior drug convictions in Harris County, was set at $1 million. But police also noticed something else as the two attempted to flee officers in their auto: The back hatch door on the suspects' vehicle would not close, per CNN .
  • No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

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    The friend, Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax Media, who was at the White House Monday, said on PBS' " NewsHour " that Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indication of just how much the Russian Federation investigation has shaded his tenure.
  • Grand jury looking at Detroit home demolition program

    Grand jury looking at Detroit home demolition program

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    A newspaper says contractors involved in Detroit's home demolition program have been subpoenaed for records by a federal grand jury. Wayne State University law professor Peter Henning, a former federal prosecutor, told The News the involvement of a grand jury "could signal a broadening of the investigation ".
  • Dershowitz: Comey's Statement Shows Trump Did Not Obstruct Justice

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    Trump went on to say he also did not ask Comey for a pledge of loyalty, a claim Comey made in his testimony earlier this week. "I will tell you, I didn't say that", the president said . Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge of allegiance. I mean, think of it, I hardly know the man. "No, I didn't say that, and I didn't say the other ", he added.
  • Nicola Sturgeon fails to convince voters on education and services

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    Nicola Sturgeon said independence is not a "magic solution" to Scotland's problems as she was questioned over her government's record. "Nearly half the population voted against Brexit and during the course of the campaign the Tories have clearly fixed to the right and are trying to move the Brexit vote and have made very little attempt to reach out to the half of the population who take a very different view of the world they want to live in".
  • Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK

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    In a bid to stave off a leadership challenge, May has avoided making major changes to her Cabinet, leaving those most likely to challenge her for the leadership in the positions they held before last week's election. MPs and ministers also feel they were treated disdainfully by May's two chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, who resigned over the weekend as the PM tried to make concessions.
  • KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

    KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

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    KFC and space flight company World View are raising awareness for the chain's Zinger chicken sandwich by sending it to the stratosphere in a World View stratospheric balloon. Representing enormous untapped potential, Stratollites could serve as stationary Wi-Fi hubs in remote or undeveloped areas that may not have existing internet access, or monitor ongoing crisis situations from a previously inaccessible vantage point.
  • 20 killed in Kabul funeral bombings

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    The attack was aimed at foreign troops. Incensed over the Wednesday suicide attack that left 90 dead in Kabul's diplomatic zone, Afghans took to the streets Friday to demand the government's resignation. The funeral was for the son of deputy head of Senate, Salim Ezadyar. But the dead also included Afghan security guards at the facilities, including the US Embassy, and 11 American contractors were wounded - none with life-threatening injuries, a US State Department official said.
  • Wisconsin Interstate Shooter Committed

    Wisconsin Interstate Shooter Committed

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    The State Journal (http://bit.ly/2s6axgR ) reports Screnock found the West Allis man was suffering from schizophrenia and believed he had uncovered a secret Federal Bureau of Investigation base when he shot multiple rounds into a vehicle with tinted windows on the interstate in Lake Delton in May 2016.
  • Qataris married to nationals of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE can stay

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    A three-person military team has been sent to Qatar Monday to explore and coordinate the deployment of forces in the country, the Turkish military said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency. The diplomatic row was not helping either to resolve the Syria crisis or fight terrorism, the Kremlin said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has walked a more diplomatic line of the issue, in a move sources characterized as a "good-cop-bad-cop" ploy.
  • Theresa May re-appoints minister she had fired

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    But speaking during a visit to Paris to meet French president Emmanuel Macron, Mrs May told reporters: "We as Government remain absolutely steadfast in our commitment to the Belfast Agreement and the subsequent agreements and we continue to work with all the parties in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in ensuring that we can continue to put in place those measures necessary to fulfil those agreements".
  • Colombia golea a Camerún con James y Yerri Mina de protagonistas

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    El próximo partido de la selección Colombia será por la Eliminatoria Sudamericana ante Venezuela en condición de visitante el 31 de agosto y luego enfrentará en el Metropolitano de Barranquilla a Brasil el 5 de septiembre. Durante el minuto 51 de la segunda mitad Yerry Mina vuelve a marcar tras asistencia de Giovanni Moreno, el cuadro triolor muestra su superioridad ante la selección de Camerún .
  • Sessions: I never had private meetings with Russians on election interference

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is contradicting fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's testimony about his concerns over a meeting he had with Trump. When Harris asked Sessions to say whether or not he asked to see a written policy that would allow him to evade the committee's questions without formally invoking executive privilege , Sen.
  • Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

    Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

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    He has acknowledged two meetings past year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak. Such a move would be complicated and potentially politically explosive. The Kremlin, which has repeatedly denied the U.S. accusations about election interference, has threatened retaliatory measures if new sanctions go forward, including seizing U.S.
  • Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller -White House

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    Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. "I said that the President was indeed considering that". Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm not going to be talking about it publicly".
  • Erdogan expresses support for Qatar amid Arab crisis

    Erdogan expresses support for Qatar amid Arab crisis

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    Tillerson said at a press conference that the blockade had caused "unintended" consequences, and was "hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS". Those have included supporting Islamic extremists and friendliness with Iran . "They have to end that funding". The US president s rhetoric on Friday, however, did not appear likely to calm spirits in Doha .
  • Deputy Attorney General: No good cause to fire Mueller

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    First, in response to questioning from Sen. Some Republicans have raised questions about Mueller's ability to conduct an impartial and professional investigation pointing, one, to his well-known friendship with Comey, who might be called as a star witness as some stage, and, two, members of his team of lawyers who donated to the Democratic party.
  • USA student released from North Korean jail in coma

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    At the direction of the President, the Department of State has secured the release of Otto Warmbier from North Korea. All Americans are thrilled that North Korea released Otto Warmbier . Warmbier had been staying at the Yanggakdo International Hotel, which is located on an island in a river that runs through Pyongyang, the capital.
  • EEUU provoca guerra nuclear enviando bombarderos B-1B — Pyongyang

    EEUU provoca guerra nuclear enviando bombarderos B-1B — Pyongyang

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    Corea del Norte confirmó el lanzamiento ayer lunes de un misil balístico que cayó en el Mar de Japón y que, según la agencia estatal KCNA , fue un ensayo de "un nuevo sistema de ultraprecisión". Por su parte en los Estados Unidos el Comando Norteamericano de Defensa Aeroespacial, informó que no se puso en amenaza los intereses de aquél país.
  • Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations

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    The Wall Street Journal filed a Freedom of Information Act request May 15 asking for recordings or transcripts made within the White House since Trump assumed the presidency January 20. The Secret Service has handled recording systems within the White House for past presidents, including presidents Richard Nixon and John F Kennedy, the Journal said.
  • Jeff Sessions Insists He's Not 'Stonewalling' By Not Answering Questions

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    Dan Coats and Mike Rogers did the same thing a few days ago. Angus King if the President invoked executive privilege to prevent his testimony, Sessions responded, "I am protecting the right of the President to assert it if he chooses; and there may be other privileges that could apply in this circumstance".
  • Healthcare push may need more cash

    Healthcare push may need more cash

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    The comments also reflect some of the public comments made by Trump prior to the luncheon. Trump hosted 13 Republican senators for lunch at the White House on Tuesday in a bid to help the lawmakers find common ground to move forward with healthcare reform legislation this summer.
  • Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes when asked by WSJ

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    Comey described how he had documented his conversations with Trump , in which he said the president asked for his "loyalty" and for him to end the inquiry into Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn , who resigned in February over discrepancies in his explanations for contacts with Russia's ambassador.