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Tom Cotton Grills Jeff Sessions On Spy Novels

Cotton continued, "That involves things like covert communications and dead drops and brush passes, right?" Mockingly asking Sessions if he is a fan of spy literature, Sen. senator and a foreign ambassador would ever appear in one of these "fantastical situations", like a clandestine meeting at the Mayflower Hotel, Sessions used another literary reference to demonstrate what he sees as the ridiculousness of such a theory. Read More »

SNP losses mean independence vote 'unlikely' says Scottish Grocers Federation

Scottish advisers have welcomed a move away from the SNP in yesterday's general election, as the chances of a second independence referendum appeared to fade. He said the election result shows Labour is "back" and had "hammered the final nail in that coffin" of a second independence referendum. Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson said "there wouldn't have been so many SNP losses tonight if Nicola Sturgeon hadn't tried to force through an unwanted second independence ... Read More »

North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

Flamboyant former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea Tuesday, June 13 after saying he wants to "open the door" to the regime and claiming that US President Donald Trump would be pleased with his mission. Read More »

'An Appalling And Detestable Lie': 5 Highlights From Sessions' Senate Testimony

Investigations are now underway into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Wyden said Monday that Sessions hasn't engaged in anything close to a real recusal. And since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation, Rosenstein is acting in that capacity. And while he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions insisted, "I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations". Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russian Federation envoy

Mueller was recently appointed to lead the investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election. Sessions could be asked about that part of Comey's testimony as well as his role in Comey's firing last month. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R., Wis.) told reporters Tuesday he had confidence in Mueller, and dismissed reports that Trump might fire Mueller as "rumors". Read More »

Assasin's Creed: Origins release date leaked

There have been many leaks for the game, including one that initially revealed the game's setting in Ancient Egypt . There's no indication which issue of the magazine it is, but it does showcase a photo of a hero standing valiantly on top of the Great Sphinx of Giza . Read More »

Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea

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It was not immediately clear if Rodman's visit to North Korea was purely coincidental with Warmbier's release. Warmbier was initially sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after he was convicted of "crimes against the state " for trying to take down a propaganda poster on the last day of his trip through North Korea. Read More »

Tony Awards: 'Dear Evan Hansen,' Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big

Two-time Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted the star-studded 71st annual edition of the biggest night on Broadway, the equivalent of the Academy Awards for United States theater . Composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are now halfway to an EGOT after winning a Tony for their Evan Hansen score-they won an Oscar earlier this year for the song " City of Stars " from La La Land . Read More »

Trump Again Refutes Comey's Claims

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. Read More »

Fears A Missing Queensland Woman Is Being 'Held Against Her Will'

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Jessica Hamill, 20, is believed to have gone missing from her Limpet Avenue residence at Port Douglas sometime around midnight on Tuesday and has not been seen since then. The vehicle has black wheels fitted. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts or who sights the vehicle is being urged to contact police. Read More »

Sony Announces PSVR Title Star Child At E3

Star Child is being developed by Playful and published by GameTrust, which is the publishing arm of video game retail giant GameStop. The boss battle at the end of the trailer is as much of the gameplay as we've seen, and the story itself also remains a mystery. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to Offer Public Testimony on Tuesday

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But Comey wouldn't say exactly what in open session . "If they choose to do so, that could lead to litigation in court about whether the privilege exists and whether its applies in the instance that he invoked it", Amann said. Comey was leading that probe. Reed, further, said he has questions about Sessions' past meetings with Russian officials beyond those he's already declared. Read More »

Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet

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Gove, who was sacked by May previous year, was the biggest mover in a reshuffle of some of May's top team, as the Prime Minister looks to shore up her authority over the Conservatives following last week's election which saw the party lose its majority . Read More »

South Korea urges talks on joint football World Cup

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North Korea is still caught up testing intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBM) and continues to face significant difficulty, meaning that a jump to ICBM would likely only raise the rate of failure seen in recent tests. Japan will begin military drills involving Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) air and missile defense interceptors amid the threat from North Korea , local media reported Tuesday, citing the country's defense ministry officials. Read More »

'100%' Willing to Testify Under Oath

The FBI was at the time investigating former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's links to the Kremlin. Trump and his aides and allies followed a two-pronged rebuttal strategy: They cited snippets of Comey's testimony as categorical evidence of Trump's innocence while using other elements to try to impugn the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's credibility. Read More »

Sessions appears at high-stakes US Senate hearing on Russia, Comey

Later Sen. Ron Wyden (D-WA) grilled Sessions on this recusal, using Comey's testimony to imply there was some damning unreleased information that informed Sessions's decision to recuse, leading to a heated exchange in which Wyden accused Sessions of "stonewalling" by refusing to discuss the limited information on the Russian Federation probe he did receive before that decision. Read More »

May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

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After attending the Prime Minister's political cabinet on Monday, she told BBC News: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people without to ensure that as we leave the European Union we have a Brexit that works for the economy and puts that first". Read More »

Assessing Donald Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

Fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee marked the full shift of the Trump-Russia investigation from a probe dedicated to discovering collusion to a probe dedicated to proving the president obstructed justice. Read More »

Susan Collins To Trump: Release The Tapes

He also said Trump wanted him to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. The reporter then asked, "So he lied about that?" "But I did not say that". "Trump will be deposed under oath by Special Counsel Mueller at some point", said Democratic Sen. 'James Comey said he reviewed the testimony with the special counsel and you wonder if, it's unusual to me - and I've done a lot of cases for 40 years of practicing law nearly, and at the ... Read More »

Mayors to Trump: We'll enforce Paris accord without you

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Mr. Trump also canceled billions in payments over the next eight years for the United Nations' own climate change reduction initiatives. Trump ignored the question when asked by journalists during an unrelated event with law enforcement officers, although he did joke that Thursday's decision had proven "controversial". Read More »

Dennis Rodman headed to North Korea for another visit

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been spotted at Beijing airport, from where he is expected to board a flight to North Korea . Rodman's North Korea visits over the years have fuelled speculation that he could somehow facilitate a diplomatic breakthrough between Pyongyang and Washington. Read More »

Dennis Rodman on North Korea Trip: 'Just Trying to Open a Door'

Fifield says she was told Rodman's visit had nothing to with the freeing of Warmbier. Tensions have escalated on the Korean peninsula over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and its vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland, presenting US President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry. Read More »

North Korea releases jailed United States citizen Otto Warmbier

For more than a year, 22-year-old Otto Warmbier has been in a coma after taking a sleeping pill while fighting off food poisoning, according to The Associated Press. PotCoin did say , "Rodman is in the very rare position to be able to claim longtime friendships with both the Supreme Leader of North Korea as well as with the current president of the United States ", via a statement. Read More »

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed USA missile defence site

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President Donald Trump will host his new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In at the White House late this month for talks on containing North Korea's nuclear programme, described by Washington as a "clear and present danger". In related news, a meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the morning of June 13 to prepare for the Extended Deterrence Strategy and Consultation Group (EDSCG), a "two plus two" meeting of the USA and South Korea's top diplomats and defense ... Read More »