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Trump denies he asked Comey for loyalty, threatens to cancel press briefings

Comey declined an invitation to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed meeting on Tuesday for scheduling reasons, said a spokesman for Senator Mark Warner, the panel's top Democrat. Trump blurted out in an interview Thursday that he fired Comey over the Russian Federation investigation, which he dismissed as "a made-up story" to excuse Hillary Clinton's election loss.


Trump says he'll cancel 'all future press briefings'

Trump says he'll cancel 'all future press briefings'

The New York Times' Maggie Haberman tweeted that foreign leaders have been nervous about the former possibility for some time. Trump's allusion to tapes of conversations with Comey comes out of nowhere. Later Wednesday, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that Trump was "considering letting Director Comey go since the day he was elected".



Joël Matip Hopeful For West Ham Clash

It is of course a huge weekend for Klopp and the Reds, with their games from now until the end of the season a must win should they want that illusive Champions League spot. The England striker starts his first Premier League game since the 2-2 draw with Sunderland on January 2. "In a year you can learn a lot, " said the Netherlands midfielder.


China's One Belt, One Road initiative ignores India's territorial sovereignty, says Centre

China's One Belt, One Road initiative ignores India's territorial sovereignty, says Centre

Huang Rihan, researcher with the Beijing-based Centre for China and Globalisation, said the forum was, however, likely to give some guidance on the direction of future global cooperation. The delegation was part of a 10-point list of understanding announced on Friday in which China promised to help narrow its trade surplus by increasing imports from the USA and opening up more of its financial sector to foreign players.



White House presses Russian Federation on N. Korea missile test

The nature of the launch is still being determined, but analysts have said the test could suggest a longer range than previously tested devices. Guam is home to Andersen Air Force Base, through which the US Air Force rotates heavy bombers including B-1s, B-2s and B-52s.