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Natural disaster strikes off Turkey's coast near Greek islands


An quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale shook western Turkey's Izmir province on Monday, according to the country's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). Major geological fault lines cross the region and small earthquakes are common, though anything higher than 5.5 is rare and capable of causing extensive damage. Lire la suite »

McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay


Rather than rising to the occasion, "Congress as a whole has met the present challenge with lassitude, not leadership", Mattis said in a rare rebuke by a cabinet member to his congressional overseers. Sequestration was created to be so injurious to the military that it would force Congress to compromise so its imposition would not be necessary. He added that the Trump administration is working on a comprehensive cyber defense strategy, but in the meantime the USA has enough understanding of ... Lire la suite »

US President Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

The House intelligence committee sent a letter on Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had existed in the past. Mr Comey testified that he had given a memo, including details about a conversation with President Trump , to a friend - who was later identified as law professor Daniel Richman. Lire la suite »

US College Student Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From North Korea

However, Rodman said the issue of Americans detained in North Korea is "not my goal right now". The administration sent its special envoy last month to meet with a DPRK representative in Norway. The official referred to them as "hostages". Warmbier was arrested by North Korean authorities 17 months ago for allegedly attempting to steal a state propaganda poster. Lire la suite »

Everyone Needs To Hear Tom Cotton's Opening Question To Jeff Sessions

He says he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed it and "we both agreed that a fresh start at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was probably the best thing". WASHINGTON (CNN) - All eyes were on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as he testified before the Senate intelligence committee less than a week after ousted FBI Director James Comey's testimony. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump says he's ready to testify, denies ex-FBI chief's claims

Comey said Thursday that he began documenting his conversations with the president because he had a "gut feeling" Trump might lie about the nature of those meetings. Trump critics said that was evidence that the president may have obstructed justice, possible grounds for impeachment . The House intelligence committee is seeking any tapes of the conversations. Lire la suite »

Durant Leads Warriors to NBA Championship

The Golden State Warriors brought Kevin Durant to the Bay Area last summer for the express goal of winning an National Basketball Association title and erasing the memory of last year's collapse against Cleveland in the finals. Then it was Golden State's time again, with Durant as the prized addition. He was almost flawless in Game 5, scoring 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting with seven rebounds and five assists. Lire la suite »

DUP Says No Deal Reached With Conservatives

The party was originally allowed to do so by then Prime Minister Tony Blair to encourage it into the political process but for the decade it has been the joint ruling party in Northern Ireland . Theresa May is set to welcome the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party to Downing Street as she seeks a deal to enable the Conservatives to govern. Lire la suite »

Putin dismisses United States claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey will testify on June 8 before a congressional committee investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Donald Trump and James Comey . Aside from Sean Spicer's refusal to answer anymore questions about Comey and the ongoing Russian Federation probe, however, the White House is also exploring the possibility of blocking Comey's testimony , which is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, June 8th. Lire la suite »

TSA Assessing Innovative Biometric Fingerprint Tech (Learn More)


It would only work for passengers who previously provided their fingerprints by enrolling in the TSA Pre✓ screening program. When the technology matches the fingerprint to a pre-check traveler, it is able to obtain boarding pass information through the Secure Flight database, which is described on the TSA's website as "a risk-based passenger prescreening program that enhances security by identifying low and high-risk passengers before they arrive at the airport by matching their names ... Lire la suite »

Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony

Cosby was painted as a predator and callous manipulator by the prosecution, while the defence portrayed him as a lover and kindly mentor. Jurors did hear Cosby's side of the story, though not in his voice. "And knows the effect of what he gave her". In clear and firm terms, she said Cosby , a powerful Temple alum, mentored her and took an interest in her career like a father figure. Lire la suite »

Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'

He said he had recused himself from the investigation under Department of Justice rules because he had been a campaign adviser to Donald Trump , but not due to any potential "wrongdoing" in relation to Russian Federation. In his opening remarks, Sessions said he knew of no conversations between Trump campaign individuals and Russian officials about interfering in the US election. Lire la suite »

Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein at a budget hearing Tuesday what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the US elections and possible Russian ties to Trump's campaign. "When you're recusing yourself, you are stepping aside, and this sure doesn't look like that", he said. It is "absurd" to suggest otherwise, Sessions said, or that a recusal proves he would be unable to manage leadership of the DOJ. Lire la suite »

AG Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on his Russian Federation contacts

Ahead of the Sessions hearing, Trump was active on Twitter, saying actions taken by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch during the inquiry into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server were "totally illegal". But Sessions, who recommended Comey be fired, may end up declining to discuss his conversations with the president, invoking the so-called executive privilege that allows the president and others in the administration to keep their internal discussions private. Lire la suite »

Body of teen missing off North Carolina coast recovered


The 16-year-old was brought ashore by a surfer and was taken to a hospital for treatment. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of both these young men and our staff will remain available to the families to answer questions and provide any support we can to help them through this tragedy", Emerald Isle police said in a release. Lire la suite »

Queen's Speech could be delayed, says Damian Green

May failed to secure an outright majority after Thursday's election and is aiming to strike a deal with the DUP to pass her legislative programme. Talks between the parties resumed Monday in a bid to end the political deadlock. The deadline for talks have been extended repeatedly, now to June 29 - after which new elections, direct rule from Westminster (or yet another deadline) are potential outcomes. Lire la suite »

7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate

He said Comey never talked with him about the investigation. Sessions insisted he has completely steered clear of anything having to do with the Russian Federation investigation. Sessions said no, a claim that was later shown to be false in a March report from The Washington Post , which reported two meetings between Sessions and the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak . Lire la suite »

Sessions Denies Knowledge Of Russian Interference During Testimony

Rodman's current trip is his first since Trump, his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss, became president. Sessions has already acknowledged meeting on two occasions with the Russians during the Trump campaign - he failed to disclose the interactions during his confirmation hearings but revealed them in March. Lire la suite »

What to expect at the 2017 US Open

I would like to see that happen one day ". A tournament thousands of years in the making has finally arrived - Erin Hills makes its major championship debut when the 2017 U.S. "I felt like coming back into it I was playing well enough to win". I don't feel it at all. "If I play the way that I know I can, I fully expect to have a chance on Sunday". Lire la suite »