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James Comey agrees to testify in open Senate hearing

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in response to the reports "every day the president gives us more reason to believe that he does not respect the office that he holds". President-elect Donald Trump embraces son in law Jared Kushner (R), as his daughter Ivanka Trump, (L), stands nearby, after his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City.



Trump decries 'single greatest witch hunt' in U.S. history

Lashing out after a high-powered special counsel was appointed to investigate events around the 2016 election, Trump denied he ever plotted with the Kremlin to win the White House. "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia", Spicer said in part.



Saudi visit: Melania, Ivanka Trump's outfits under media spotlight

President Donald Trump is arriving for his official welcome to Saudi Arabia. The two men were then expected to have a bilateral meeting. For one day, anyway, Trump appeared successful in keeping his domestic woes an ocean away, as he basked in the pageantry that began with an elaborate airport welcome ceremony punctuated by a military flyover and a handshake from Saudi King Salman.


China killed Central Intelligence Agency sources, hobbled United States spying from 2010 to 2012

China killed Central Intelligence Agency sources, hobbled United States spying from 2010 to 2012

An official said one informant was shot in front of his colleagues outside of a government building in an apparent gesture to intimidate other potential informants. A joint CIA-FBI investigation later identified a Chinese-American former CIA operative who left his job and moved to China as a possible suspect. American officials clashed over the cause of the damage, however it is still unknown whether the Chinese hacked the a Central Intelligence Agency communications system or if there was a ...


No talks until North Korea stops nuclear, missile tests: Tillerson

No talks until North Korea stops nuclear, missile tests: Tillerson

North Korea will rapidly strengthen its nuclear strike capability as long as the United States maintains its "hostile policy" toward the country, the country's deputy U.N. Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, the current council president, said after the meeting that members are united in condemning the latest missile launch as "a serious threat to worldwide peace".


North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea, also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the programme is necessary to counter U.S. North Korean scientists responsible for the successful launch of the country's latest missile, the Hwasong-12, are being feted in state media and instructed to make more weapons.