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US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Cooper was recently under consideration to be solicitor general, and he also reportedly advised Sessions prior to his testimony before the Senate intelligence committee last week. Trump later said that "this Russian Federation thing" had been a factor in his decision and that he was going to fire Comey regardless of Sessions' and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's recommendations.



Philando Castile verdict draws hundreds to rally in Washington Park

Castile, a 32-year-old cafeteria supervisor, had a permit for the gun and alerted Yanez to the fact that he had a firearm on his person. Yanez's defense lawyers pointed to Castile's previous drug use when arguing their case. Another incident occurred in a St. Paul suburb on July 6 where Philano Castile was killed by an officer just after he acknowledged he had a gun on him.



South Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

The 10-hour mission was carried out by two US Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, a US military official told CNN. According to officials at the municipality, a delegation from Argonne plans to visit Busan in late July to sign the envisioned deal with the city, Pusan National University and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Corp., the operator of nuclear power supply facilities, after obtaining approval from the U.S.


WEATHER WARNING: Torrential thundery downpours to lash Sheffield

WEATHER WARNING: Torrential thundery downpours to lash Sheffield

Today has been dubbed as "Meltdown Monday" where parts of the United Kingdom will be hotter than the Bahamas as a week long Spanish roast nudges record 35c highs. However the weather forecasters say many places will likely see little or no impacts. "Then cooler and cloudier weather will move in for the weekend".


US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

The Pentagon on Tuesday accused Russia of carrying out an unsafe intercept of a US RC-135 spy plane in worldwide airspace over the Baltic Sea a day earlier, accusing the Russian pilot of flying too fast and having "poor control" over his SU-27 fighter jet.


US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar

US State Department 'mystified' by Gulf states on Qatar

Tillerson, who Nauert said has made more than 20 phone calls since the row began June 5, urged the Gulf alliance to ease its blockade on Qatar , warning that it is hindering the US -led effort to defeat Daesh. To date, the administration's messaging on the crisis has been inconsistent . "We have to stop the funding of terrorism". The US stance on Saudi Arabia and its allies' hostility toward Qatar , including an outright blockade, has not been particularly consistent in the last couple of ...