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Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general

Democratic lawmakers scolded Sessions for refusing to answer questions in a session open to the American people. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a member of that committee, referring to the existence of any recordings. The matter has dogged the Republican president's early months in office. Preet Bharara told ABC's "This Week" that Trump was trying to "cultivate some kind of relationship" with him when he called him twice before the inauguration to "shoot the breeze". Read More »

Russie : Moscou préoccupé par la situation au tour de Qatar

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Les quatre pays ont accusé Doha de "destabiliser la situation en matière de sécurité " et de " soutenir le terrorisme " au Proche-Orient. Le blocus dont le pays fait l'objet pourrait créer une crise humanitaire du fait qu'il importe une grande partie de ses produits consommés. Read More »

Temer not to be stripped off presidency: Court

According to Xinhua news agency, President of the Supreme Electoral Court Gilmar Mendes broke a three-three tie between the other six judges on the panel to absolve Temer of illegal campaign financing charges. Brazilian President Michel Temer , second left, and the Commander of the Navy Admiral Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira, right, arrive at a ceremony in Brasilia on Friday. Read More »

Pakistan denies reports regarding troops deployment in Qatar

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In a statement issued by Pakistan Foreign Office on Sunday that is an official week off, spokesperson of Foreign Office said that these reports were "completely fabricated and baseless". Last week, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Bahrain, Yemen and the Maldives severed ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism in an unprecedented rift between the most powerful members of the GCC. Read More »

Qui sont les candidats qualifiés pour le second tour en Auvergne — Législatives

L'Usine Nouvelle a rencontré plusieurs profils issus de l'entreprise pour savoir comment ils pensent gérer leur reconversion ou se prémunir d'éventuels conflits d'intérêts. François Baroin a également appelé à un "sursaut" au second tour, exhorant son camp à profiter de la semaine de campagne entre les deux tours pour "mettre en lumière les différences entre nos candidats et ceux d'En Marche dans un débat projet contre projet". Read More »

Centre disassociates from farmer loan waivers, faces wrath of Congress

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Veteran journalist P. Sainath on Sunday described farm loan waiver as a relief but not a solution to agrarian crisis and accused the Modi government of not fulfilling its poll promise of implementing M.S. "Discussions between the Government of Maharashtra and representatives of farmers have reached a consensus and farmers have called off the strike", Fadnavis said. Read More »

Some notable firsts of United Kingdom's general election 2017

It should be mentioned that the Conservatives had a majority before the elections took place. After calling a snap election in April in anticipation of a landslide, she ended up with an electoral train wreck, in which her Conservative Party actually lost its parliamentary majority. Read More »

House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

In his first public appearance since Trump fired him on May 9, Comey will address the Senate Intelligence Committee in both an open session and behind closed doors, which would allow him to discuss classified information, the committee said on Thursday. Read More »

British PM Theresa May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

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May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP , a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages. Read More »

Melania and Barron have finally moved into the White House

During Comey's Senate testimony , he was asked if Trump's "order" constituted a criminal obstruction of justice. Would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of those events? Last week, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. "That was an excuse by the Democrats who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost, because it's nearly impossible for the Democrats to lose the Electoral College, as you know". Read More »

Des coups de feu à Munich font au moins un blessé — Allemagne

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D'après la police, l'attaquant présumé aurait sorti une arme lors d'une contrôle d'identité à 8h23. Plusieurs coups de feu ont été tirés mardi matin dans la gare de trains de banlieue d'Unterföhring , à Munich. Des témoins disent avoir vu de nombreuses voitures de police et des véhicules de secours converger vers le site. La société de chemin de fer a de son côté indiqué que la station était bloquée en raison d'une opération de police. Read More »

Législatives 2017 : Macron et la République en marche ont réussi leur pari

L'ancien candidat Parti Socialiste (PS) à la présidentielle, Benoît Hamon, est candidat à sa réélection dans les Yvelines . La France insoumise de Jean-Luc Mélenchon, obtiendrait, elle, 10 à 23 fauteuils, PCF inclus. Le PS et son allié PRG obtiendraient entre 9 et 10,2%, soit presque deux fois moins que lors de la débâcle de 1993, et sont légèrement devancés en voix par La France insoumise (11%) de Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Read More »

Australian Review Calls for 'Fuel-Neutral' Clean Energy Target

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Dr Finkel told Fairfax Media that the policy was created to get the results of lower carbon output, but without the instability of supply or uncertainty of investment outlook experienced to date. "The EIS and the other mechanism that's been talked about, is like that, where high-emitting generators - brown coal and black coal - are penalised for their emissions. Read More »

Trump says '100 per cent' ready to testify under oath

Mr Trump tweeted: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication". "In this morning's tweet, My Trump said: ".and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" Richman confirmed Thursday that he was the friend Comey testified who had discussed the memos with the press. Read More »

Iran arrests more, kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks

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At a ceremony held in parliament , attended by newly re-elected moderate President Hassan Rouhani, speaker Ali Larijani also attacked the United States and Saudi Arabia. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Separately, the head of the judiciary in Fars province said seven people were detained in the southern Larestan area for possible ties to IS, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday. Read More »

Shots fired at Munich subway station during police check

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Several others were also wounded in the incident at Unterföhring S-Bahn station. One person has been arrested following the incident. It was not immediately clear whether it was a police officer or an assailant who had fired. Riehlein says there is no danger to the wider public. " According to police information, it is probably not a terrorist attack ", Bavarian radio reported. Read More »

Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses

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Police fired tear gas after residents angered by the slow deployment of government rescuers hurled stones slowing search and rescue efforts, said a resident, Hailey Akinyi. The residential building that collapsed in Kware, Embakasi. The National Construction Authority found that 58 percent of buildings in Nairobi are unfit for habitation. Read More »

Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit

Khan told broadcaster Channel 4 that Britain should not "roll out the red carpet" for Trump , while Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said May "must withdraw the state visit". London Mayor Sadiq Khan - slammed by President Donald Trump over his response to the London Bridge terror attack - received high praise from Hillary Clinton on Monday. Read More »

Severe Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast

The low-lying delta nation had bumped up its weather danger alert to its highest level and moved more than 450,000 people to shelters as the storm approached. Disaster management authorities have moved almost 300,000 people to cyclone shelters. The great danger signal No. 10 has been sounded for all the districts and ports where fishing boats, trawlers and maritime vessels over the north bay have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice. Read More »

Des législatives qui vont peser sur le Brexit — UK

Ceux-ci avancent une méthode plus douce, à l'instar de la Première ministre écossaise Nicola Sturgeon, qui explique que Theresa May " a perdu toute autorité et toute crédibilité ", et qu'elle ne peut plus se permettre de jouer la carte du " hard Brexit ", pourtant défendue depuis le début par la Première ministre. Read More »

UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

It is understood that the search did not uncover the suitcase and... Twelve men aged between 18 and 44 are now in custody on suspicion of terrorism offences in connection with the attack. Six other people had been arrested but were released without charge. Police said the nearby Royal Manchester Infirmary remained open but Ronald McDonald House , which provides accommodation for families of patients at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, had been evacuated. Read More »

Britons vote in election marred by terror attacks

European Union leaders expressed fears that May's shock loss of her majority would delay the Brexit talks, due to begin on June 19, and so raise the risk of negotiations failing. Mr Corbyn would be unlikely to win backing for a minority government, but was clearly revelling in a storming performance after pundits had pronounced the Labour Party all but dead. Read More »

European Union hopes Brexit talks can stick to timeline

Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt, who is president of the Alliance of Liberals & Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament, had caustic words for Mrs May. Fitch also added that the loss of 21 seats by the Scottish National Party reduced the possibility of a second Scottish independence referendum. He noted that the Democratic Unionists will have their own interests about a post-Brexit relationship with Ireland , including border and customs regulations. Read More »

Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

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Under fire over the farmers' unrest spiralling out of control, the Chief Minister had last evening announced to go on a fast for "restoration for peace" in the State. Mandsaur, the epicentre of the farmers' agitation in Madhya Pradesh, remained peaceful today with authorities relaxing curfew for 12 hours from 8 am to 8 pm. Read More »