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AG Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

AG Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

Democratic senators pressed Sessions on the legal rationale for his refusal to discuss those private conversations, as Sessions acknowledged that Trump had not asserted executive privilege aroun...

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Sessions says he never gave misleading testimony during confirmation hearing

Sessions is likely to be asked about his conversations with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and whether there were more encounters that should have been made public. "Your silence speaks volumes". Asked Mon...

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Jeff Sessions denies reported third meeting with Russian officials

Jeff Sessions denies reported third meeting with Russian officials

Mark Warner of Virginia said that in addition to Burr's questions, he wanted to know why Sessions participated in the firing of Comey which he said was over the handling of the Russian Federation prob...

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May keeps mum after DUP talks

Foreign minister Boris Johnson , who was reported by British media to be lining up a leadership bid, insisted May should stay. "The people of Britain have had a bellyful of promises and politicking...

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US Attorney General questioned on Russian Federation ties

First, Democrats will grill him on Comey's revelations - for instance, his claim that Sessions appeared to recognize the inappropriateness of Trump's request to meet the Federal Bureau of Investig...

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UK minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit

The former Prime Minister, who helped guide the Good Friday Agreement into existence, made a pointed intervention this lunchtime as Theresa May holds talks with Arlene Foster . May has taken the ...

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Family says US college student released by NKorea is in coma

Family says US college student released by NKorea is in coma

It's a significant move, since negotiating with a totalitarian regime is challenging, and it's not always successful. Clinton in 2009 flew to Pyongyang to negotiate the release of U.S. A year late...

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Women make historic advance with more than 200 elected as MPs

The Conservatives now have 308 seats, and are set to win another 10. Labour is predicted to win 266, the SNP 34 and the Lib Dems 14. Conservative MP Anna Soubry said on live television this mornin...

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Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

Philippines says it learned of city siege plans in advance

Smoke billowing from a burning building is seen as government troops continue their assault on insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City . Mr Alonto said with re...

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LeBron James spectacular, but Cleveland Cavaliers fall in NBA Finals

LeBron James spectacular, but Cleveland Cavaliers fall in NBA Finals

OK, there was one little piece of drama. "You can talk about whatever happens on the outside, but inside those lines, I come to bring it every day", Durant said. So for us to be able to do it in front...

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Scottish leader Sturgeon says will work to keep Conservatives out of power

The SNP saw its vote drop by 13 percentage points on Thursday, a drubbing that handed 12 seats to the Tories, six to Labour and three to the Liberal Democrats . Speaking on the steps of Number 10 s...

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MP CM announces farmer-friendly plans after ending 1-day fast

The district was on the boil after five people were killed in police firing during protests on Tuesday by farmers who are seeking loan waiver and higher prices for the farm produce among other thing...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies About Russia Investigation

Sessions requested an open hearing , though it's not clear what he will and won't address in his televised testimony. Days after that, Mr Sessions also corrected his confirmation hearing testimony ...

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Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma

Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma

He was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised tearful public confession to trying to steal a propaganda banner. Warmbier has been in prison for 17 months and, according to the Washington Post ...

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United Kingdom can't expect Britons to replace European Union workers after Brexit: CBI

United Kingdom can't expect Britons to replace European Union workers after Brexit: CBI

His comments echo those of EU President Donald Tusk who said on Friday that there was "no time to lose" to avoid Britain crashing out without a deal on future relations. The Scottish Conservatives' le...

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Melbourne siege treated as 'terrorist incident'

Police stormed the building and shot the gunman dead after discovering the body of another man in the foyer in the serviced apartment in Brighton, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business di...

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Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

Speaking in Tokyo last week, Cayetano told the Nikkei Asian Review that global cooperation was needed to end the siege in Marawi. However, they failed, and the battles with local military have alrea...

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China seeks to mediate between Pakistan, Afghanistan

However, in a later audio message issued by senior leaders, the group denied any involvement. In a period of around four years, it is the second U.S. "Peace with Pakistan was our demand and this m...

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Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

SESSIONS: Some of that leaked out of the committee that he said in closed session. He added that he stepped aside because Justice Department rules prevent such a conflict of interest. Senate Majority...

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Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Obey Trump Order To Fire Mueller Without 'Good Cause'

As attorney general, Sessions is unlikely to answer in detail questions about conversations he's had with Trump . Special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller could only be fired by Deput...

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NSW Man Charged Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Sydney Teen

NSW Man Charged Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Sydney Teen

It will be alleged the girl's family had recently rejected a marriage proposal by the alleged kidnapper. He allegedly performed indecent acts on the girl while in the vehicle. Officers at Gundagai l...

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No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general Rosenstein

Shaheen also asked whether there was a record that gives Mueller full independence. "And I'm not going to speculate on what he will or will not do", Sekulow said. "We also were aware of facts that I c...

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I didn't ask for Comey's loyalty and would say so under oath

I didn't ask for Comey's loyalty and would say so under oath

Asked if he would speak to the issue under oath, Trump said: "100 percent". Instead, "the president can, as a matter of constitutional law, direct the attorney general, and his subordinate, the direct...

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Sturgeon says SNP would back Labour government

A spokesman for the Scottish Conservatives said: "This poll shows us up massively from the last General Election, and that we're receiving the backing of voters across Scotland". The Labour MSP for Ea...

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Kabul funeral explosions leave at least six dead

Kabul city was on lockdown on Saturday with armed checkpoints and armoured vehicles patrolling the streets to prevent a repeat of Friday's protests. Up to 18 people have been killed in three explos...

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US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release

US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release

The North Korean account, the family said , claimed Warmbier then fell into a coma after being given a sleeping pill. No further details were provided. Warmbier". Two Ohio senators are denounci...

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South Korean military: Suspected DPRK drone spies on THAAD site

South Korean military: Suspected DPRK drone spies on THAAD site

The Sony digital camera aboard the drone had hundreds of photos stored, though most of the images were of various agricultural areas in South Korea, according to the report . North Korea has l...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

So when Sessions testifies today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where will his allegiances lie? Rodman's current trip is his first since Trump, his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss, b...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies about the Russia investigation

The Attorney General added that there was "nothing wrong" with Trump speaking in private with then-FBI Director Comey, whom he later fired. This is the first time Sessions will address Congress si...

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Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election

Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election

French President Emmanuel Macron's party "The Republic On The Move" (LREM) and its ally MoDem took the lead in the first round of French legislative election on Sunday. Turnout was low, interior ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

The attorney general also sought to cast that recusal as stemming from his role on the Trump campaign, rather than because of any inappropriate interaction with Russian officials. According to long-st...

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Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Though I do recall several conversations I had during that pre-speech reception, I do not have any recollection of meeting or talking to the Russian Ambassador or any other Russian officials. Trump ...

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Deputy attorney general says he's the only one who can fire Mueller

On CNN to anchor Chris Cuomo: "I think it is a consideration the president has had, because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". A friend of the president suggested a day earlier that Trump ...

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No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Additionally, Newsmax CEO and Trump confidant Chris Ruddy told PBS "NewsHour" Monday night that Trump was considering firing Mueller, which he said would be a "very significant mistake"....

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Qatar slams Saudi, allies' terrorism blacklist as 'baseless'

Qatar slams Saudi, allies' terrorism blacklist as 'baseless'

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut ties with Qatar, accusing their former Gulf Cooperation Council ally of supporting extremist groups. President Recep Tayyip Er...

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Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Allies of the president cast doubt on the idea that Trump would take such a drastic step, and White House officials said Ruddy had not met directly with Trump while he was there. Asked about cri...

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North Korea releases USA student, Tillerson says

In a statement, Fred and Cindy Warmbier said, " Otto has left North Korea . he is on a Medivac flight on his way home. "We are so grateful that he will finally be with people who love him". North K...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

Sessions opened his testimony to the panel with a fiery assertion that he never had any conversations with Russians about "any type of interference" in the 2016 presidential election. And while Sessio...

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Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'unIslamic'

Qatar denies the accusations. " Qatar is a partner of the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism but they urgently need to do more to address support for extremist groups, building on the s...

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Lordy: Secret Service says it doesn't have any White House tapes

During the news conference on Friday, ABC News' Jonathan Karl asked Trump to clarify his response to Comey's testimony . Trump was asked again later in the press conference about the pote...

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