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Jun 09 2017

Theresa May's Conservative party seen losing majority: Exit polls

Polling experts - many of whom failed to predict the historic referendum vote to leave the European Union a year ago - are somewhat wary of calling the outcome. Exit po...

Jun 09 2017

Illinois man missing in Yellowstone National Park

His last known location was the Rescue Creek Trail head near the the park's North Entrance on Wednesday at 8 a.m. Jeff Murphy, 53, is from Batavia, Illinois. Murphy...

Jun 09 2017

Did Comey's testimony support an obstruction of justice charge?

And on the sensitive subject of leaks, Comey revealed that to "prompt the appointment of a special prosecutor", he had used a cut-out to share with The New York Times ...

Jun 09 2017

Truck crashes into 2 DC Police officers, terrorism not ruled out

Police say they are looking at the incident closely and have not ruled out terrorism as a motive but have not nailed it down yet. Two suspects are in custody after a pi...

Jun 09 2017

Alabama executes man for '94 killing of 3 fast-food workers

Tonight's execution will be the second execution carried out in two weeks. Melson was convicted of murdering James Nathaniel Baker , 17, Darryl Collier, 23 and Tamika...

Jun 09 2017

Comey begins Senate testimony on Trump, Russia

Comey: Not a question I can answer in open setting, Mr. Chairman. "Those were lies, plain and simple ". "I spoke to the attorney general, and I spoke to the new depu...

Jun 09 2017

Comey's testimony was a waste of time

And in testimony that exposed deep distrust between the president and the veteran lawman, Comey described intense discomfort about their one-on-one conversations, sayin...

Jun 09 2017

NRA's news outlet blatantly lied about Comey hearing to protect Trump

Mr Comey told senators why he had decided he must document every meeting he had with Mr Trump, with a written record. I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerni...

Jun 09 2017

Justice Dept. Refutes Comey's Claim He Wasn't Notified of Sessions's Recusal

Five months later, Trump's onetime GOP campaign rival displayed a far different demeanor in Thursday's hearing with James Comey , the fired Federal Bureau of Investigati...

Jun 09 2017

May Condemns Trump's Attack on Khan as She Backs London Mayor

Trump accused Khan of downplaying the attacks, after telling Londoners that " there's no reason to be alarmed ". Khan, a human rights lawyer and practicing Muslim hail...

Jun 09 2017

USA intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates gave Qatari nationals two weeks to leave, banned their own citizens from travelling to Qatar , and cut all...

Jun 09 2017

Pyongyang touts successful test of 'new powerful anti-ship cruise missile'

The USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan led the three-day exercises that ended on June 3, with a total of a dozen US ships participating along with two Japanese ves...

Jun 09 2017

Comey: FBI leadership withheld concerns about Trump interactions from Sessions

I don't remember any conversation with the president about the Russian Federation election interference. "I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature ...

Jun 09 2017

Notre Dame attacker 'pledged allegiance to IS in video'

New video has emerged showing the moment a man wielding a hammer attacked a police patrol in front of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral. Ikken, who was renting a studio apa...

Jun 09 2017

Qatar's leader won't accept Trump's White House invitation

The dispute comes less than a month after Trump visited Saudi Arabia and called for Muslim nations to unite against "extremism". The Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authori...

Jun 09 2017

Vail Resorts blasts Trump decision on Paris Agreement

For example, Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, could only offer faint praise for the accord in a December 2015 New York Times op-ed, charging that it did just enough "...

Jun 09 2017

Alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner denied bail

A Georgia judge on Thursday denied bail to Reality Leigh Winner , the 25-year-old NSA contractor accused of leaking classified documents. Victor was charged in a fed...

Jun 09 2017

McConnell: "We're Getting Closer to Having a Proposal" on Health Care

The CBO said May 25 that Republicans' revised bill would undermine insurance markets in some states and result in 23 million more people without insurance. Howeve...

Jun 09 2017

Read the statement from Trump's lawyer on Comey testimony

Looks like Donald Trump came to his senses and decided live tweeting wasn't the best way to respond to James Comey's testimony . The term quickly became a trending...

Jun 09 2017

Here's where James Comey's 'meddlesome priest' quote comes from from

Some of Trump's defenders were clinging Thursday to the president's choice of words in his discussion with Comey - in which he said, "I hope you can let this go" - to dow...