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Jason Chaffetz announces date for his early departure from Congress

Jason Chaffetz announces date for his early departure from Congress

Chaffetz said he expects to speak with Comey on Monday. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday that he will resign from Congress next month, a move that calls into question the future of the House Oversight Committee's investigation he promised to lead about President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI director and his presidential campaign's ties with Russian Federation.


Bomb at Thai hospital wounds 25 people

Bomb at Thai hospital wounds 25 people

Thailand's prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has called for people not to panic following the attack, which coincides with the third anniversary of the country's 2014 military coup. Regardless of the motive, the blast will raise the political temperature in Thailand where violence had declined under the military's stranglehold.


Nicola Sturgeon rejects 'ludicrous' claims Tory surge could stop referendum bid

Nicola Sturgeon rejects 'ludicrous' claims Tory surge could stop referendum bid

Across Scotland, in an echo of the Glasgow council result, there appeared a number of extraordinary Tory gains. Nicola Sturgeon has played down the threat from the Conservatives in Scotland after Theresa May's party achieved their best local election results in the country in generations to push Labour into third place.


Delhi Diary: Speculation Over Mega Star Rajinikanth's Political Role

Delhi Diary: Speculation Over Mega Star Rajinikanth's Political Role

Rajinikanth had last week addressed the media and hinted at a possible entry in politics; however he did not specify which party he would want to join and that when he would do so. "When war comes they will come to the rescue of their motherland". I grew up with you. Go to your places, do your duty, take care of your vocation.


Mattis: Militia hit by United States strike in Syria Iran-directed offensive force

Mattis: Militia hit by United States strike in Syria Iran-directed offensive force

A Syrian military official confirmed the strike on state TV on Friday. In a statement, the US-led coalition said it had struck "pro-regime forces. that posed a threat to U.S. The Syrian military official said attempts to justify the attack by claiming the toops did not respond to a warning not to advance are "categorically rejected".


Thousands in Madrid back no-confidence vote against PM Rajoy

Thousands in Madrid back no-confidence vote against PM Rajoy

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Thousands of Spaniards have rallied in Madrid to support a no-confidence vote against conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy brought by the far-left Podemos party. Diaz and the other architects of the rebellion argued it was best to let a PP government through rather than go to the third elections in a year and risk losing even more votes.