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Brexit minister David Davis says EU trying to bully Britain

Brexit minister David Davis says EU trying to bully Britain

Speaking briefly in English to say it would be delivered in French, he said with a smile: "Slowly but surely English is losing importance in Europe". May had said some European Union officials wanted negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc to fail, accusing them of trying to influence the outcome of the parliamentary election on June 8.



Donald Trump claims White House has 'secret tapes'

They said Trump was prompted by a scathing memo written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , only to acknowledge Trump had been planning to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation. "Another president, I won't use names, but another president doesn't doing what I'm doing". So too did Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi ask Trump's top White House lawyer to provide any such "tapes" that may have been made, as well as additional details about the president's meeting with Russian ...


USA democracy 'under assault by Donald Trump' after James Comey firing

USA democracy 'under assault by Donald Trump' after James Comey firing

Mr Rogers, an ex-FBI agent and former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has drawn the backing of the FBI Agents Association. The comments mark the first time Johnson has spoken publicly about Comey's firing. That memo cited Comey's mishandling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's secret email server as the primary reason for his firing. "We had a very nice dinner".


Julian Assange probe dropped by Swedish prosecutors

Julian Assange probe dropped by Swedish prosecutors

After the news was announced, WikiLeaks tweeted that the "focus now moves to the UK", saying the country had "refused to confirm or deny whether it has already received a USA extradition warrant for Julian Assange". According to the Metropolitan Police, it "is obliged to execute that warrant should he leave the embassy". "This implies that we can now demonstrate that the U.S.



Dealmaker Trump will be busy in Saudi Arabia

With its 250 members made up of leading Saudi and American companies, the USSABC was founded in 1993 and aims to develop cooperation and joint economic actions between Saudi Arabia and the US. According the same source, extensive planning should have been in the works for this trip weeks in advance, mostly to craft overall messaging goals, but also to nail down details such as cultural sensitivities, attire, proper greetings for delegations and general customs.



Iran goes to polls to pick President

Rouhani's rival is cleric Ebrahim Raisi, who has gathered the hardline camp behind him and appears to have the backing of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei . No woman has been approved to run for president. For younger, particularly urban Iranians, many of whom want more democracy and social freedoms nearly 40 years after the Islamic Revolution, Rouhani is the sole choice, even if it is one they're likely to make without real enthusiasm.