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Special counsel expands inquiry to probe Trump for obstruction of justice

Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley said Wednesday that his panel will investigate the removal of former FBI Director James Comey and "any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations". Pence headed the Trump transition until inauguration day. Grassley said Comey's dismissal and Comey's testimony on Lynch should be looked at together, noting that Comey "took the opportunity in his testimony to clear his own name by denouncing as false the ...


Brexit talks start on Monday 19 June

Brexit talks start on Monday 19 June

Before joining French President Emmanuel Macron to watch England get beaten 3-2 by France in Paris, she insisted she will not need extra time to negotiate Brexit. It is understood there's "broad agreement" on the principles of the Queen's Speech - now due on Wednesday - which will set out the government's plans.


GOP Rep. Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Ballfield Shootout

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Ballfield Shootout

At the start of the 2013 government shutdown, a 34-year old dental hygienist drove through a White House security checkpoint, struck a Secret Service agent with her vehicle, and led Capitol Police on a chase through the district's streets before being mortally wounded in her auto.


Government says it has been

Government says it has been "crystal clear" on approach to Brexit negotiations

Secret talks have reportedly already taken place between Labour and senior Tory cabinet ministers to secure cross-party backing for a softer Brexit. "We've set out the broad principles from where we will start the negotiation and we will negotiate in good faith, but it is a negotiation and we recognize there will be an exchange of views and we will take that forward in a spirit of genuine cooperation", Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond told reporters in Luxembourg on Friday.



Pakistani PM to attempt to ease Saudi Arabia-Qatar rift

Morocco said it would send plane-loads of food to Qatar to boost supplies there after Gulf Arab states cut diplomatic and economic ties with Doha . In a move that came as a surprise to many, Gulf states expelled Qatari nationals from their territory, giving them two weeks to leave, and banned Qatar's national airline from entering their airspace.


Iran in shocking claim U.S. is supporting ISIS in hate-filled rant

Iran in shocking claim U.S. is supporting ISIS in hate-filled rant

Iranian police say they have arrested several suspects in their investigation into the attacks on parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , who led the 1979 revolution against the USA -backed shah and is considered the founder of the Islamic republic.