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James Comey Testifies Before Senate Committee In Russia Investigation

Trump has begrudgingly accepted the US intelligence assessment that Russian Federation interfered with the election. TRUMP: "The FBI HAS been in turmoil". Hamilton agreed, saying Comey was careful in distinguishing between what he said, what Trump said and how he ( Comey ) interpreted what the president said.



Backed Fighters Begin Offensive To Push ISIS From Its 'Capital'

The SDF has been working to encircle Raqqa since November in an offensive backed by the US-led coalition that is also fighting ISIL in Iraq, where the group is on the brink of defeat in the city of Mosul. The fighting has devastated communities in both countries and forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes. A belt of land mines and militant checkpoints circle the city.



Rahul Gandhi's detention 'undemocratic': Congress

The NDA government at the Centre on Thursday hit out at the Congress for seeking to politicise the farmers' agitation in Madhya Pradesh . "Initially, the details provided to me were that police firing did not cause the death of farmers".



Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

Several hundred businesses, including major energy corporations, recently expressed public support for the Paris accord and urged the United States not to withdraw from it. One of the key clauses in the agreement were the binding cash transfers from rich countries to poorer countries to help them better prepare for the consequences of climate change.



A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

May's failure to retain her parliamentary majority has plunged the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom. "I don't want to be derogatory but I think she is a lame duck prime minister". "May will limp along but politically she is toast", says Nightingale. "People have said they have had quite enough of austerity politics", he said, repeating his campaign promises to push for better funding for health and education.



Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

She's not a threat to anyone. "She's not a violent person". Winner-Davis said that despite the allegations she remains "a proud mom". For this act, she has been charged with violating the Espionage Act-a World War I era law meant for spies-which explicitly forbids the jury from hearing why the defendant acted, and bars them from deciding whether the outcome was to the public's benefit.