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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

He was unanimously confirmed by the Senate for that position, which he held until 2005, when he joined the law firm King & Spalding . At the time, the White House said Yates had "betrayed" the Justice Department . In May 2001, he rose to become an associate deputy attorney general at the Department of Justice . The U.S. Senate must evaluate and vote on any nomination by Trump of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation leader.



'Jihadis Next Door': Netflix removes film featuring London Bridge attacker

He used two different birthdates that would make him either 25 or 30, authorities said. It is thought that Choudary played a key role in Butt's radicalization, according to a British government official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk about the ongoing investigation.


Oil eases on oversupply, but Mideast tension and falling US stocks support

Oil eases on oversupply, but Mideast tension and falling US stocks support

The lower forecast takes into account OPEC's May 25 announcement regarding the extension of its production cuts. "Increased drilling activity in US tight oil basins, especially those located in Texas, is the main contributor to oil-production growth", acting EIA Administrator Howard Gruenspecht said in an emailed statement.



Election day ahead: Parties in final push for votes

The poll suggested the campaign has damaged the reputation of the Prime Minister, despite a likely Conservative win, with Theresa May's net approval ratings falling from plus 21% at the start of the campaign to just plus 5% on average across all voters.


Turkey's president voices support for Qatar

Turkey's president voices support for Qatar

The United Arab Emirates, along with several other powerful Arab states, severed diplomatic ties with fellow Gulf state Qatar on Monday over its alleged support for Islamist groups and Iran . The airline said passengers holding a confirmed Qatar Airways ticket to any of the four countries between June 5 and July 6 are permitted to rebook their flights up to 30 days after their current departure date.



Qataris Banned From Qantas Flights to Dubai: Airline Executive

In a sign of the potential consequences for the Qatari economy, a number of banks in the region began stepping back from business dealings with Qatar. "They said they would take a hard line on funding... extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar". The official said there were enough grain supplies in the market in Qatar to last four weeks and that the government also had large strategic food reserves in Doha, Reuters reported .