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Trump won't say if tapes exist; would testify under oath about Comey

In the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on May 9. Trump replied, "Well, I didn't say that". Karl, it seems, is one of those Fake News Network Killers-"Remember how nice you used to be before I ran?" They also asked the White House for any memos or recordings of the meetings, if they exist.


Inside the LCD Soundsystem / Rhino Records Vinyl-Reissue Kerfuffle

Inside the LCD Soundsystem / Rhino Records Vinyl-Reissue Kerfuffle

It's also not clear how they have access/rights to the music, but apparently they do. DFA is the label co-founded by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy in 2001 and has released every one of the band's albums to date. Still, as a certain writer's teenaged daughter would say, what in the holy flying crap-buckets is going on here? Most of LCD's genuine, human fans were left with the unenviable choice of either not seeing the band or paying a minor fortune to do so.


Mass food poisoning, two die at Mosul camp

Mass food poisoning, two die at Mosul camp

About 100 of those affected required critical hospital treatment after the iftar meal, which breaks the dawn-to-dusk fast during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Those reports include stories that alleged Qatar has tried to undermine regional security, often presented without attribution or evidence. The camp, between Mosul and Irbil, houses people displaced by an Iraqi offensive to capture the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (IS).



Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff

Still, Jubeir says Saudi Arabia is willing to provide food and medical supplies through the King Salman Center, a Saudi humanitarian agency. As a result, these countries and allies have severed transport links to Qatar , closing its only land border, airspace and denying it to transport cargo via the UAE.


British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

After attending the Prime Minister's political cabinet on Monday, she told BBC News: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people without to ensure that as we leave the European Union we have a Brexit that works for the economy and puts that first".



Sessions To Face Sharp Questions On Russia Contacts

The view of the US attorney general coming before a group of aggressive senators may paint a picture similar to the media bonanza of Comey's blockbuster hearing last week. The former senator from Alabama told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. "This investigation is ongoing on two fronts", he said.