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Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Spicer told reporters Monday that it "depends on the scope of the questions" and said it was "premature" to say. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday in an extraordinary public session in which senators are expected to grill the nation's chief law enforcement officer on his prior contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and his involvement in the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.


32 treated after carbon monoxide forces evacuation of NYC building

32 treated after carbon monoxide forces evacuation of NYC building

The concern brought a police bomb squad and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents to the scene. High levels of carbon monoxide were detected, prompting the evacuation of the 12-story building, fire officials say. Of those, 17 had injuries described as minor while two had serious injuries and two more had critical injuries, the FDNY said. Neighboring buildings also were searched.



Dennis Rodman to meet his 'old friend' Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump has faced growing tensions with North Korea , which has conducted a series of ballistic missile tests in defiance of U.S. and worldwide sanctions. He was heavily criticised in the United States for not bringing up the case of Kenneth Bae , an American imprisoned on charges of "hostile acts" who spent 735 days in North Korean custody before being released later in 2014 .


Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

In one of its latest vitriolic backlashes, the state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun ran a statement from the so-called Pan-Korean Emergency Measure Committee for Opposing Nuclear War Drills Against the DPRK Monday, saying the antimissile system evades "rebukes of neighboring counties and curry favor with the USA administration to prolong their remaining days".



Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon also told reporters in Tokyo that the US has issued travel warnings to Americans suggesting they not travel to North Korea for their own safety. The value of PotCoin surged following Rodman's announcement early Tuesday. Rodman has taken heat from human rights groups over his trips given the oppression imposed by Kim Jong-un on his own people.



Twitter reacts to the shock hung parliament result

Conversely, the Labour Party outperformed expectations, picking up 30 seats for a total of 262 in the 650-seat House of Commons , and its leader, leftist Jeremy Corbyn , emerged as a clear political victor. "I thought surrealism was a Belgian invention", quipped Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister. "But at the same time , she's very, very weak".