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USA attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

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Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters, " the letter stated. Though contact between the White House and the FBI has always been routed through the attorney general or deputy attorney general, Sessions recused himself from overseeing the FBI investigation into Russia's interference with last year's election after failing to disclose meetings with Kislyak during his January confirmation ... Read More »

Alerte aux faux vaccins contre la méningite au Niger

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Pour l'heure L'Organisation mondiale de la santé recommande que tout vaccin antiméningococcique ACWY se réclamant du fabricant Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz soit considéré comme falsifié et notifié. Il s'agit pour le moment du seul cas encore découvert à ce jour selon le ministre qui a également annoncé que des investigations sont actuellement en cours enfin de déterminer la quantité des lots introduits au Niger ainsi que leur provenance. Read More »

North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

June 13, 2017 - Warmbier was evacuated from North Korea, accompanied by a medical team and a State Department representative. Now, he's being released back to the United States early, although he's in bad shape: Warmbier reportedly fell into a coma shortly after his final public appearance, and has not been conscious in more than a year. Read More »

L'opposant Amadou Djibo condamné à 3 mois de prison — Niger

Amadou Djibo a été interpellé le 15 mai et placé en garde à vue à la police judiciaire. Au sein du pouvoir cet appel a été considéré comme une incitation au coup d'État. Ils entendent faire appel. Neuf officiers militaires, y compris le général Salou Souleymane, restent derrière les barreaux en attente de procès. Mahamadou Issoufou a été réélu en février 2016 lors d'un second tour de scrutin boycotté par l'opposition, dont le candidat, Hama Amadou, avait été emprisonné peu avant le premier ... Read More »

Pascale Peraïta confirme que ses filles ont travaillé au Samusocial

M. Mayeur et Mme Peraïta ont été contraints à la démission la semaine dernière après des révélations sur les émoluments qu'ils ont perçus du Samusocial . La provenance de ces rémunérations n'a pas pu être clairement établie. Le parquet de Bruxelles avait annoncé vendredi dernier l'ouverture d'une information judiciaire concernant l'ABSL Samusocial " afin d'examiner l'éventuelle existence d'infractions pénales ". Read More »

Cuomo returning to lakeside communities impacted by flooding

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He said the commission committed a "series of blunders". The joint U.S. -Canadian board that controls outflow from Lake Ontario through a dam on the St. He says the two communities will also get $500,000 each to fix and upgrade flood-impacted wastewater infrastructure. The Democrat said he has also renewed a request to the Army Corps of Engineers for rock structures to safeguard flood-prone areas. Read More »

Southgate marvels at France's punishing pace and power

Who shone and who flopped for England against France? "Scoring two goals away from home in France should be enough". "We can't be a team that just relies on one or two players". Sterling saw a penalty appeal overlooked before half-time, with Kyle Walker and Jack Butland brought on for the second period, which got off to a controversial start. Read More »

Macron: Door still open for UK to remain in EU

The pair are due to watch the friendly worldwide between the two nations at the Stade de France , where crowds are expected to sing God Save The Queen and observe a minute's silence in honour of the victims of recent terror attacks in the UK. Read More »

US Attorney General questioned on Trump-Russia ties

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. The Justice Department has responded, citing the need to follow "appropriate policies regarding contacts with the White House". "I think it depends on the scope of the questions", Spicer said. Read More »

Trump and aides turn their fire on former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email . Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee , said his committee is now focusing on verifying Comey's testimony . "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make (Sessions') continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic, " Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. Read More »

Lawmakers demand new strategy for 16-year Afghan war

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US Secretary of Defense James Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that he will be able to brief the committee on a new Afghanistan strategy by mid-July. "So all I can tell you is that unless we get a strategy from you, you're going to get a strategy from us ". The sequestration provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011 imposes across-the-board spending cuts if Congress and the White House can not agree on more targeted cuts. Read More »

Sheriff deputy in Texas, husband faces murder charges in choke death

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Hernandez was hospitalized after he was choked during a late-night encounter with the couple May 28, authorities said , and he died three days later. "The man was turning purple", restaurant worker Melissa Trammell said. She declined to say what she told the grand jury, but told reporters outside the grand jury chambers what she saw that night. Read More »

Il faut faire les négociations sur le Brexit — Corbyn

Ces élections intervenaient dans un contexte troublé après les attentats terroristes de Londres et Manchester . Un soutien qui lui donnerait une très courte majorité absolue . " Unissons nos efforts pour conclure un accord ". International Les Européens redoutent que les négociations prennent du retard. Le nouveau Parlement siégera une première fois mardi, avant la cérémonie d'ouverture solennelle le lundi 19 juin, le jour prévu pour lancer les négociations sur le Brexit . Read More »

Kabul bombing: Death toll jumps to 150, one week after attack

As if to underscore the fragile security in Kabul , a rocket landed less than a mile from the presidential palace, where the talks were taking place. Afghanistan accuses elements in Pakistan, anxious about old rival India gaining influence in Afghanistan, of providing support for militant groups like the Taliban, an accusation Pakistan denies. Read More »

Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

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On "Fox & Friends" Monday, Conway noted Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, directed him to describe the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation. Read More »

Brexit talks could be pushed back amid confusion over Queen's Speech

When the Prime Minister sits down for dinner with Emmanuel Macron in Paris Tuesday evening, the new French President - who has set out his stall as an European Union reformer - is likely to remind her that the clock is ticking. Asked if there was a possibility of extending negotiations beyond the that deadline, he added: "There is a need to start". Conservative and Labour politicians are discussing privately the possibility of a cross-party commission that would agree a new deal. Read More »

Trump Administration Negotiates Release of US Citizen Detained in North Korea

Take a look at the career of Five-Time NBA Champion and Hall of Fame forward Dennis Rodman . Fowle left a Bible in a local club hoping a North Korean would find it, which is considered a criminal offence in North Korea . Korean-American Kim Dong-Chul was arrested in 2015 and sentenced to 10 years' hard labour on charges of subversion and espionage. DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the official name of North Korea. Read More »

Siblings says they have no confidence in the Prime Minister

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PM Lee has yet to respond publicly to the statement made by his siblings, but it looks like he will not be seeing his brother any time soon as LHY also took the opportunity to announce that he is making plans to leave his country. It was titled "What has happened to Lee Kuan Yew's values?" The Prime Minister denied the allegations on Wednesday morning, saying he was saddened, and that the statement had hurt Kuan Yew's legacy. Read More »

Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

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Mr Sessions refused to say whether he had ever discussed the Russian Federation investigation with Mr Trump , arguing that he could not disclose private communications with the president. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he did not have third meeting with the Russian ambassador to the United States. When senators on Tuesday asked Mr. Read More »

Sessions angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

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You're impeding this investigation. "And I think your silence, like the silence of Director Coats, like the silence of Adm. Rogers, speaks volumes", Sen. I am concerned that the president still does not recognize the severity of the threat. Sessions told the committee he is protecting Trump's right to later on assert executive privilege "if he chooses". Read More »

Paris climate agreement was bad for our country

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Fortunately for anyone who cares about the environmental health of the planet and actually takes climate change seriously ― rather than, say, believing it's a Chinese hoax, or that the other Paris signatories were only happy with the deal because it screwed over the USA ― the long, slow withdrawal process means this could still be a viable issue in a 2020 presidential campaign . Read More »

Schumer opposes Trump plan to privatize air traffic control

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He also said that during any national security emergency, privatization could hamper communication between air traffic controllers and the Department of Defense . "Creating a private not-for-profit for the airlines to control could be like putting the fox in charge of the henhouse", Schumer said. . Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. Read More »