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Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Attorney-General Jeff Sessions told Congress Saturday (June 10) that he would testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday about issues related to Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Although Sessions, a genteel 70-year-old from the southern state of Alabama who served 20 years in the Senate, backed Trump's campaign, he was also one of the first administration officials to fly into turbulence.


Donald Trump urged to come clean over alleged James Comey recordings

Donald Trump urged to come clean over alleged James Comey recordings

Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser. US President Donald Trump today intensified his effort to discredit ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , accusing him of cowardice in leaking an eye-popping account of their private meetings.



Brazil give Socceroos a football lesson

Brazil missed many chances, including an uncounted goal for offside, until Thiago Silva doubled the score with a header after the defence failed to clear an effort from David Luiz in the 62nd minute. Uncapped midfielder James Jeggo, who is contracted to SK Sturm Graz in Austria, joined the Socceroos as a replacement. Australia captain Mile Jedinak, 32, has been sidelined with a groin injury.


PM Lee 'very disappointed' by siblings' allegations

PM Lee 'very disappointed' by siblings' allegations

Late Lee Kuan Yew served as Singapore's prime minister from 1959 to 1990, passing the baton to former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong in 1990 with Lee Hsien Loong succeeding as Prime Minister in December 2004. In his statement, Prime Minister Lee said he and his wife "especially" denied the allegation that they had political ambitions for their son, saying it was "absurd.".



Kabul blast: Afghan leader says bomb toll passes 150

He also said that in the past two years, 11,000 foreign fighters have come in to Afghanistan to fight for Daesh. The upcoming Kabul meeting on regional peace and security provides an immediate opportunity in that regard. Ghani was referring to the bold step he had taken by visiting Pakistan amid tense ties when he took charge in September 2014. He urged the worldwide community to "make good on its promise" to end state-sponsored terrorism .



Former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman is back in North Korea

Warmbier was serving a 15-year sentence for "anti-state" activities, which amounted to little more than attempting to steal a poster from a hotel. - American Sandra Suh was deported in April 2015 after being accused of making anti-North Korea propaganda while visiting the country.