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Trump Slams "Cowardly" Comey in Latest Twitter Rant

One of the many interesting revelations that came out of the questioning was that Comey acknowledged highly publicized memos containing notes from Comey's conversations with Trump while he was serving as Federal Bureau of Investigation director were deliberately leaked to the New York Times at Comey's request .



Trump's attorney general Sessions faces Russia grilling

Sessions testimony comes less than a week after former FBI Director James Comey raised questions about the attorney general's role in his firing last month and Sessions' exclusion from a February 14 White House meeting in which Comey was asked to drop the bureau's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .



Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'

Two months later, however, Sessions played a role in the May 9 firing of Comey, following a White House meeting he attended with Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Late Monday morning, Sen. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the State Department had secured Warmbier's release at the direction of the president.



Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling

It also did not provide any link between their nationality and their propensity to commit terrorism. If five Supreme Court justices vote for a stay, the travel ban could be immediately reinstated until the Supreme Court hears the case on the merits, mostly likely in October, when the justices are back in session.



North Korea has Drones Monitor THAAD

North Korean news agency KCNA has released images which show another successful missile test inside the secretive state. Among hundreds of photos on the chip, more than 10 were taken on the THAAD site presumably at an altitude of 2-3 km, according to the official.



Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

An opposition organiser for Navalny in Vladivostok on the Pacific coast was detained and fined for illegally organising a rally, according to state news service RIA Novosti, which cited a regional lawmaker. Dima, an 18-year-old florist, said he wanted Prime Minister Medvedev to return what he said were the politician's ill-gotten gains. Navalny was arrested outside his home en route to the rally.