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Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally colluded with Russia before Trump fired Comey last month. Andrew Wright, an associate professor at the Savannah Law School in Georgia who served as associate counsel to former president Barack Obama, said executive privilege was created to allow a president to keep an aide's advice confidential or protect national security.


Lions struggle in untidy tour-opening win over Barbarians

Lions struggle in untidy tour-opening win over Barbarians

LIONS captain Sam Warburton says he doesn't blame the fans for booing his side in their scrappy win over the Provincial Barbarians . "There's a massive amount of depth in New Zealand rugby, and not always a lot of difference between a lot of those players out there, knocking on the door".


Canada still committed to Paris accord, as US flirts with fleeing

Canada still committed to Paris accord, as US flirts with fleeing

Though he regularly criticized the climate deal on the campaign trail, President Trump has been mulling a decision on whether to withdraw or remain in the Paris climate deal for some time. Several big coal companies, including Cloud Peak Energy, had publicly urged Trump to stay in the deal as a way to help protect the industry's mining interests overseas, though others asked Trump to exit the accord to help ease regulatory pressures on domestic miners.



Trump criticizes London mayor after latest attack on city

Twelve people have been arrested in connection with the London Bridge attack , the Metropolitan Police Service has said. "Muslims everywhere are outraged and disgusted at these cowards who once again have destroyed the lives of our fellow Britons", he said "That this should happen in this month of Ramadan, when many Muslims were praying and fasting, only goes to show that these people respect neither life nor faith".



America's Cup - Kiwis get wake up call in in Bermuda Finale

They started that best-of-17 series in a two-point hole, after being penalised for infringements during the preceding America's Cup World Series, but this time, they will start the best-of-13 series with a one-point advantage, procured as a result of them winning the round-robin qualifier series, which they entered despite being the defender, not a challenger.



London terror attacks: What we know

By contrast, the attack on Saturday night had more in common with an incident near the Palace of Westminster in March, when a 52-year-old Briton drove a auto into pedestrians before fatally stabbing an unarmed police officer. Oliver Dowling and his girlfriend, Marie Bondeville, were injured in the London Bridge terror attack . There they stabbed people in several different restaurants.