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Trump signals he won't try to block James Comey's Senate testimony

A federal judge later rejected Obama's use of executive privilege and Congress got the documents. Bill Clinton tried, and he lost, too. Although some documents were protected in that case, most were not. Experts say that if Trump tries to invoke executive privilege with respect to his conversations with Comey, it likely won't hold any water. Indeed, if Comey wishes to maintain any semblance of the reputation for integrity he so scrupulously cultivated before he blew up the presidential ... Read More »

Davidson: SNP must scrap plans for second indyref

Professor Iain Begg, of the London School of Economics, said it had been a "disastrous" election for the SNP . Nicola Sturgeon's admission that her push for a second independence referendum cost her party votes, is the main story in The Scotsman . Read More »

We are not ready to surrender: Qatar Foreign Minister

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Like Kuwait and Oman it has important shared interests with Iran and has kept the door open to diplomacy. Trump has tweeted his support for the move to isolate Qatar underlining that the U.S. Passengers stand at Hamad International Airport in Doha , Qatar, June 7, 2017. The accusations against Qatar aren't particularly new. The oil-producing behemoth has watched with alarm as Iran has exploited regional unrest to expand its influence in nations where the Saudis once had considerable ... Read More »

Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

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Not for the first time, a Donald Trump tweet has lit up the Internet. And what was Trump trying to say, anyway? "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant ", Spicer said. He blew past follow-up questions about the meaning of covfefe . #Covfefe quickly became a trending topic, and a quick check on GoDaddy revealed the domain name covfefe .com was already taken. Read More »

Donald Trump claims 'total vindication' after James Comey accused him of lies

Donald Trump abused his power by seemingly asking then-FBI James Comey to drop a criminal investigation into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , a senior Democrat has claimed. The issue of the Trump election campaign's relationship with Russian Federation has dogged Trump's first months in office and distracted from his policy goals such as overhauling the USA healthcare system and making tax cuts. Read More »

IPad Pro, iMac Pro & More Launches At WWDC 2017

This feature will also be made available in Macs running macOS High Sierra as well as the new Mac operating system Apple will releasing for free later this year. The redesigned App Store is packed with original stories and editorial, updated daily in a new Today tab, as well as new Games and Apps tabs. CoreML gives developers on-device machine learning capabilities so they can easily make apps that will predict, learn and become more intelligent. Read More »

McCain says obstruction of justice question still unanswered after Comey testimony

Odd because McCain isn't actually on the Senate intelligence committee. Staying on the topic, McCain added, "So both President Trump and former candidate Clinton are both involved in the investigation". Trump". "And I said, 'Why would I do that?' And she said, 'Just call it a matter'". "You're going to have to help me out here". Well, of course. The Clinton email investigation ended more than 11 months ago, while the Russian Federation investigation continues. Read More »

Apple Announces New iMac Pro, Arrives This December

The new iMac Pro will also come with AMD's Radeon Pro Vega GPU. Intel's latest Kaby Lake processors debut in the iMacs, along with new 32 GB memory and 64 GB memory capacities for the 21.5-inch and 27-inch models, respectively. With thin and light designs, powerful performance, unbelievable displays and all-day battery life, Mac notebooks deliver the world's best portable computing experience.1 MacBook now features faster Kaby Lake processors up to 1.3 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to ... Read More »

Sessions offered to quit amid rising tensions with Trump

Mr Sessions has come under fire from the President over his recusal from an investigation of Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election, an inquiry that is now exploring whether Mr Trump's associates colluded with Moscow. The New York Times , citing unnamed sources, reported Tuesday morning that the president's frustration with Sessions has brimmed for months, and these grievances are not new. Read More »

Apple's HomePod puts Siri in living rooms

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Chief among those innovations is the Homepod , Apple's answer to Amazon's Echo and Google's Google Home . Blaber said: " Apple's HomePod speaker casts fresh focus on Siri and will draw inevitable comparisons with the AI smarts of Amazon, Baidu, Google and others". Read More »

Third London attacks suspect reportedly Italian-Moroccan

Outrage is already growing in Britain over the revelation that one of the other London attackers was a known extremist who had slipped through the net. This undated handout photo provided by the Metropolitan Police shows Khuram Shazad Butt . "Our work necessarily involves making hard judgements about how to prioritise the resources available to us at a time when the United Kingdom is facing a severe and high tempo terrorist threat", police said. Read More »

Hands On with the iOS 11 Beta

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The AI assistant will also be able to do stuff for you proactively like suggesting you add a calendar event after you buy a Davido ticket on Safari. Offload Unused Apps in iOS 11 works differently. Although this will delete the unused apps, your data and documents will be saved. Though everything that the Cupertino giant announced was analysed deeply by experts one thing that missed much attention was new "Core NFC" framework that could expand near-field communication features for ... Read More »

Korea boasts of new missile

The missiles flew about 200 kilometers (124 miles), South Korea's military said in a statement, adding the United States military was undertaking a more detailed analysis. Early last month, the North test-fired what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile to date, in a bid to bring the U.S. mainland within reach. Read More »

United Kingdom election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack

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Campaigning was first halted following the terror attack at Manchester Arena , when a lone suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande. According to BBC , the latest polls suggest that May will still win the election. Margaret Thatcher benefited from the "Falklands effect", after Argentina invaded the British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic in 1982. Read More »

Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

Islamic State (IS) threatened attacks in Saudi Arabia after the militant group claimed responsibility for assaults in Tehran that killed 17 people, Site Intelligence monitoring group reported on Friday. It spread to the heart of the Gulf this week as the Saudis led a drive to isolate Qatar, condemning their neighbor for its ties with Iran and accusing it of financing militant groups, a charge Qatar denies. Read More »

Apple announces Siri-based speaker, to take on Amazon, Google

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Apple announced a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro with slimmer side bezels, increasing the screen size by almost 20 percent. Meant to be Apple's extension into your home , and working with your iPhone and iPad , the device brings Siri's voice-activation features to home automation. Read More »

Will Apple HomePod be victor?

A market which although new, already has a leader in the Amazon Echo , and another newish product in Google Home . Speaking to CNET , Amazon's senior vice president of devices David Limp stated that the company is open to the idea that maybe other software such as Siri or Google Assistant could be installed in the Echo . Read More »

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

In his testimony , Comey recalled that during a private White House dinner on January 27, the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former top aide Flynn - who is under investigation over his Russian Federation ties - imploring Comey to "let this go". Read More »

Japan's Emperor Will Be Permitted To Abdicate

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Female imperial family members lose their royal status upon marriage to a commoner, a point highlighted by recent news that one of Akihito's granddaughters, Princess Mako , plans to marry her college sweetheart. Emperor Akihito's abdication has rekindled concerns about a shortage of heirs. Unlike in some countries with royal families, there is no republican movement in Japan and the emperor and royal family have won the admiration of the vast majority of the country. Read More »

This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs

That's odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn . "I would have thought that's enough to go, actually, and make way for a government that will be truly representative of all of the people of this country". Read More »