• Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe — Federal Bureau of Investigation report
Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe — Federal Bureau of Investigation report

Sessions spoke at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. "The IG Report is a total disaster for Comey, his minions and sadly, the FBI", Trump wrote. But the report, by the department's internal watchdog, does not find evidence that Comey was motivated by political bias or preference in his decisions.

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  • Second Deputy Dies In Kansas City After Being Shot By Inmate
Second Deputy Dies In Kansas City After Being Shot By Inmate

Authorities said the inmate may have taken one of the deputies' guns and shot both of them. The suspect was also injured during the confrontation in a gated area behind a court services building across the street from the Wyandotte County Courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation has obtained encrypted messages from Michael Cohen’s phones: Prosecutors
Federal Bureau of Investigation has obtained encrypted messages from Michael Cohen’s phones: Prosecutors

The deadline extension comes as Cohen, under severe financial pressure, has chose to split with his current team and hire new lawyers, according to a person familiar with the case. Earlier Friday, Trump was asked whether he was concerned that Cohen would "flip" on him , or provide damaging information on the president to prosecutors in exchang...

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  • Prof John Stremlau on the Trump-Kim Summit
Prof John Stremlau on the Trump-Kim Summit

Kim, though, did get something valuable - a meeting with a sitting USA president (something his father and grandfather never accomplished, despite great efforts). There was almost ubiquitous (77% in CNN's May poll) American support for President Donald Trump's decision to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

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  • Italian military ships to escort ‘Aquarius’ to Spanish port of Valencia
Italian military ships to escort ‘Aquarius’ to Spanish port of Valencia

Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which is operating the Aquarius alongside SOS Mediterranne, urged a rethink. Sea-Watch said it requested help from the coastguard in Malta to send boats to aid the rescue mission but Malta refused . "The people we saved yesterday were in a hard condition, at least 50 were at risk of drowning". "You can't cr...

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  • Small explosions, seismic activity continues from Hawaii's Kilauea
Small explosions, seismic activity continues from Hawaii's Kilauea

He said nonprofit organizations are now offering the bulk of resources and assistance to evacuees, and he encouraged people who have insurance to use it. Gas emissions from the vent have doubled. Magno says additional workers can be called in if conditions change. Last week, lava from the fissures filled Kapoho Bay.

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  • What happens if voters approve three Californias?
What happens if voters approve three Californias?

Congress . Politicians, for one, may be wary of splitting up a state that has long voted Democrat. "This is an unprecedented show of support on behalf of every corner of California to create three state governments that will deliver better education, better infrastructure and lower taxes", said CAL3 Chairman Tim Draper .

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  • Trump, Kim arrive for US-North Korea summit
Trump, Kim arrive for US-North Korea summit

On Saturday, trump tweeted that he expects Kim Jong-UN's great deeds in the name of his people. Although gaps remain over what denuclearisation would entail, Trump sounded a positive note in a lunch meeting with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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  • Supreme Court upholds Ohio method of removing names from voter rolls
Supreme Court upholds Ohio method of removing names from voter rolls

The decision , which split the court along familiar ideological lines, comes amid a broader battle over laws about voter identification and registration. This case, like many others, should never even have been in court, allowing wayward judges and the ACLU to lock up a commonsense law for several years and election cycles.

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  • White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

Trump wasn't alone in attacking Canada: Two of the president's highest-ranking economic advisers also joined in. KUDLOW: Kim must not see American weakness. And what did Trudeau do as soon as the plane took off from Canadian airspace? Trudeau fires back on May 31 over the tariffs being applied on the premise Canada poses a national security...

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  • Trump commutes Kardashian-backed offender's time
Trump commutes Kardashian-backed offender's time

Johnson, 63, had been serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole after she was convicted of a first-time nonviolent drug offense and charges related to money laundering. A White House official familiar with the clemency process told United States media Mr Trump also continues to examine the cases of people who he believes hav...

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  • At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, India-Uzbekistan Discuss Bilateral Ties
At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, India-Uzbekistan Discuss Bilateral Ties

India and Pakistan became its members past year. Modi said he would talk to leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's countries and discuss a "wide range of subjects" with them. Zhou also said he believed India and China had shared concerns on combating terrorism, as well as on promoting free trade and multilateralism, especially as...

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  • Israeli Army: Slain Gaza Medic Wasn't Shot Deliberately
Israeli Army: Slain Gaza Medic Wasn't Shot Deliberately

An IDF spokesman confirmed on Twitter that they did indeed shoot a Palestinian man, who was confronting soldiers with 10 others, while they were conducting an arrest in the village northwest of Ramallah . Tensions were further heightened last month after the US moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in a step seen by both Israel and the Pale...

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  • U.K. Top Court Criticizes Strict Northern Irish Abortion Law
U.K. Top Court Criticizes Strict Northern Irish Abortion Law

Four of the seven justices said the law violated European conventions by not allowing abortion in cases of rape and incest. Therefore, the court can not deliver a ruling on the issue. She added, "That is why the government, like its predecessors, believes that the best forum to debate and resolve these and many other matters is a locally electe...

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  • Scores more homes destroyed by lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island
Scores more homes destroyed by lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island

Kilauea's eruption, which entered its 35th day today has destroyed over 200 homes and other buildings, forcing thousands to evacuate and its lava is now reshaping the coastline of Hawaii's Big Island. (Reuters/Terray Sylvester) A home on fire in the Kapoho area. "He was very depressed", Okabe said of how Kim, the mayor, felt about losing his ...

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  • Indian economy expands 7.7 pc in Q4, 6.7 pc in FY18
Indian economy expands 7.7 pc in Q4, 6.7 pc in FY18

However, we expect tighter financing conditions, rising oil prices and slower investments in the run-up to elections to slow GDP growth later in the year. Similarly, financial, real estate and professional services GVA grew at a higher rate of 5 per cent in the quarter as compared to 1 per cent a year ago.

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  • Trump lawyer Giuliani says president can probably pardon himself
Trump lawyer Giuliani says president can probably pardon himself

Trump has long said he wants to answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller , but on Sunday Giuliani told ABC News , "It's beginning to get resolved" to not permitting the USA leader to sit for questioning. Mueller's questions for Trump suggest that he is attempting to ascertain whether Trump obstructed justice by allegedly telling C...

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  • China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks
China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks

No joint statement was issued at the end of Sunday's meeting in Beijing , and there has been no response to the Chinese comments by the USA side. "I want to be clear, this isn't just about [China] buying more goods, this is about structural changes", Mnuchin said.

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  • Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter
Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter

Trump then called the bluff by canceling the summit himself in a letter to Kim , to which North Korea responded with conciliatory statements, saying it would meet the USA any time. Bush took office in early 2001 with a tough policy on the North. "You people will have to travel, because you're going to Singapore on June 12", he said.

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  • Vermont’s spelling champion completes three rounds of national bee in D.C.
Vermont’s spelling champion completes three rounds of national bee in D.C.

Karthik Nemmani, 14, from McKinney, Texas, holds the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship Trophy with Scripps President and Chief Executive Officer Adam Symson after winning the annual competition in Oxon Hill, Md., on Thursday. Karthik's cousin, Sri Nemmali, also competed in this year's bee and marveled at Karthik's discipline and study habi...

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  • Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir Ezzor - ministry
Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria’s Deir Ezzor - ministry

Roughly 40 USA commandos held off about 500 forces loyal to the Syrian government - including Russian mercenaries - in an intense firefight in early February, The New York Times reports . Russian and Syrian government troops and pro-government gunmen have been fighting members of the Islamic State group in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor whe...

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  • Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border - Russian Federation
Only Syrian army should be on country's southern border - Russian Federation

According to Israeli sources, Russian Federation has grown increasingly frustrated with Iran's presence in Syria and is anxious that fighting between Israel and Iran threatens its hard-fought victories. Both Russia and Iran have played pivotal roles in helping reverse Assad's fortunes, and Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, last week...

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  • Heroic Noblesville teacher Jason Seaman, school officials address Friday’s shooting
Heroic Noblesville teacher Jason Seaman, school officials address Friday’s shooting

Officials say the 29-year-old former college football player was shot three times Friday as he tackled the shooter inside his classroom at Noblesville West Middle School . She says Seaman, "put his own life in danger" for others. A law enforcement officer walks outside Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville. Police say the suspected sho...

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  • After historic vote, Ireland poised to end abortion ban
After historic vote, Ireland poised to end abortion ban

Together for Yes co-director Orla O'Connor paid tribute to the women and couples "whose own bravery and dignity have moved hearts and changed minds - and given the scale of the victory, changed the country". All of Ireland's 40 voting regions tallied so far voted in favor of doing away with the amendment, which required authorities to defend the li...

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  • Pentagon uninvites China from maritime military exercise
Pentagon uninvites China from maritime military exercise

Held every two years in Hawaii, the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises involved more than 20 countries including India, Japan , the United Kingdom and - for the past two events - China. continues to privilege freedom of navigation for military and civilian vessels alike. If the US military increases its activities in the South China Sea...

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