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Jun 11 2017

Trump, finally, says he commits the U.S. to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mutual defense pact

The only thing that's safe to say is that few, if any, minds will have been changed by Thursday's revelations. "Who would do that?" Trump teased reporters Friday that...

Jun 11 2017

House, Senate committees want Trump tapes, Comey memos

One of these is Comey's assertion that the president said, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting [Michael] Flynn go", in the Oval Office on ...

Jun 11 2017

Group against Islamic law clashes with counterprotesters

One person was arrested after having a confrontation with the anti-Sharia law group and Oceanside police. Fights also broke out at demonstrations at the Minnesota Sta...

Jun 11 2017

UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

The Conservatives finished the election with 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed for a majority, and the party is now dependent on the 10 DUP MPs to ensure legisla...

Jun 11 2017

US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

A preliminary investigation has confirmed that Qatar's state news agency was hacked, and false statements attributed to the country's ruler were posted that helped igni...

Jun 11 2017

Saudi and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

The White House has said that in a conversation with Qatari leader Sheik Tamim, Trump has "emphasized the importance of all countries in the region working together to pr...

Jun 11 2017

Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

Iran said its security forces on Saturday (June 10) killed the mastermind of a twin attack on Teheran that left 17 people dead this week, as security was tightened aro...

Jun 11 2017

United States soldiers killed and 1 wounded by Afghan commando in Achin

While Afghan officials said dozens of militants were killed, the Pentagon has remained mum on what exactly the bomb accomplished. Earlier, in March, another Afghan so...

Jun 11 2017

Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in store spree

The warrant lists a number of items removed from the Stair residence as well as Newell's account of the shooting. Kristin Newell told troopers she was labeling products...

Jun 11 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations. The letter did not say whether Sessions planned t...

Jun 11 2017

Trump's closest allies warn president it's time to stop tweeting

On Monday night, Trump's legislative affairs director, Marc Short, said that "many" of the president's tweets were helpful in getting out his message of change to voter...

Jun 11 2017

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Former FBI Director James Comey raised additional questions at a hearing on Thursday, saying that the FBI expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he actually...

Jun 11 2017

SDF enter east Raqqa in 'Great Battle' for ISIS stronghold

Davis also noted that there are still hundreds of ISIS fighters in the city. Raqqa is on the Euphrates river. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights rep...

Jun 11 2017

Top aides to Theresa May resign after British election losses

May is trying hard to bring in a credible government while fighting a mutiny with in her own party. Norman Smith said he understood that senior Conservatives had warned...

Jun 11 2017

Merkel ready for Brexit talks with Britain

However, May and her allies have questioned the EU's negotiating proposals. The 27 want to see the back of Brexit and move on. Anna Soubry and Nicky Morgan are now mor...

Jun 11 2017

Top two aides to British PM May quit

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said....

Jun 11 2017

Lawmakers See Progress on Health Care Bill but Details Remain Scarce

The original House spending plan - backed by Republicans in the chamber, but opposed by almost all Democrats - sought to leave $206 million unspent in the financial year ...

Jun 11 2017

Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

Trump had asked Tillerson to help mediate the crisis, and the secretary has been calling his counterparts in the region to "de-escalate" the situation and resolve their g...

Jun 11 2017

British PM regroups after election setback

May's authority over her party was shattered by the election result. "May fights to remain PM", headlined the Conservative-supporting Daily Telegraph headlined, while...

Jun 11 2017

Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

They had returned to Iran in August 2016 for a terrorist operation under the command of Abu Aysheh, a ranking commander of Daesh, with the goal of carrying out attacks in...