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Search for New FBI Director Has Been 'Chaotic,' New Report Says

Search for New FBI Director Has Been 'Chaotic,' New Report Says

James Comey could be blocked from testifying about his firing by President Donald Trump , with the White House reportedly considering a controversial measure to keep the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director from appearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week.



MH128: Disruptive passenger to face Australian court today

The Sri Lankan national, aged 25, had allegedly threatened to blow up the plane and tried to enter the cockpit, but the device he claimed to be an explosive turned out to be a powerbank . "Safety and security are of utmost priority to Malaysia Airlines ", the airlines said in a statement . He said the "giant black thing" the man was carrying had antennas coming out of it.



Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Democratic senators pressed him on the legal rationale for his refusal to discuss those private conversations, as Sessions acknowledged that Trump had not asserted executive privilege around the hearing. Sessions was adamant that he did not have a private meeting with Kislyak at that event. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during Tuesday's Senate Appropriations Committee hearing.


EU chief says 3 states will be sanctioned over refugees

EU chief says 3 states will be sanctioned over refugees

Many other European Union states have also dragged their feet over taking in refugees, with fewer than 21,000 people relocated from Italy and Greece so far under a plan that had been due to cover 160,000 people. Prague also came under pressure after effectively dropping out. "However, it is unacceptable in a country with the rule of law for a government to pass a resolution that it will not respect its legal obligations", Dienstbier said.


Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice

Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice

Davis was interviewed on CNN , still in his baseball t-shirt, with blood on his elbow and hand. Also shot were a congressional staffer and members of the Capitol police force. Police said the shooting suspect was in custody and "not a threat". His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. President Donald Trump , through his press secretary, extended his thoughts and prayers to those who were affected by the tragedy.