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With ousted FBI Director James Comey set to testify publicly before the Senate intelligence committee, a friend of his, Lawfare editor in chief Benjamin Wittes, shed some insight on how he expects Comey will conduct himself in his first open forum since being unceremoniously fired by President Trump. Acknowledging “there are certain things on which he is not unbound,” Wittes predicted Monday that Comey would not answer any questions related to the ongoing FBI investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the election.
President Trump says Iran’s “longest-suffering victims are its own people” and calls on leaders to isolate the Middle Eastern nation until it ready to cooperate in peace.
Three teenagers were arrested and charged with capital murder after 6-year-old Kingston Frazier was shot and killed in Jackson, Mississippi Thursday. Kingston’s mother, Ebony Archie, left him in the backseat of a running car when she stepped into a grocery store early in the morning. When she emerged from the store, her car, with Kingston inside of it, was gone.
Dr. Roland Yearwood was nearing the peak of Mount Everest when he died Sunday in the so-called "death zone" where air becomes perilously thin. The first time, Yearwood managed to skirt tragedy when he lived through an avalanche that killed 18 there in 2015. It is not clear if Yearwood fulfilled his dream of reaching the Everest summit before he died.
The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to strong-arm reluctant members of his government into greeting Donald Trump at the airport – but several of them managed to embarrass him within minutes of the US president's arrival. On learning that they would have to cancel existing work commitments to travel from Jerusalem and undergo lengthy security checks just to witness the event from the sidelines, several ministers reportedly told Mr Netanyahu in Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting they had decided not to attend. Shortly afterwards, his office issued instructions demanding the presence of all government ministers.
China's health minister has all but slammed the door on any more participation for Taiwan at the World Health Organization's annual assembly until the island's government accepts the "One China" principle. Health Minister Li Bin blamed the party of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, saying its refusal to accept the idea of a single China has torpedoed its ambitions to attend — leading to the first lockout of Taiwan as an observer state since 2008. Li said that in the past, China had "agreed to let the Taiwan region attend" under a "special arrangement" based on acceptance of the principle.
Even for non-aficionados, Shelby revealing a new wide-body Super Snake version of the current Mustang probably wouldn't come as too much of a surprise. After all, Shelby is wholly synonymous with the legendary Mustang. However, that model is merely a
You’re forgiven if the name KIC 8462852 doesn’t ring a bell. The star has continually exhibited extremely odd behavior, and has been repeatedly observed experiencing huge dips in brightness that don’t seem to have any readily available explanation. Normally, the dimming of a star at regular intervals would indicate the presence of a planet in orbit, but there doesn’t seem to be any pattern to the of dimming exhibited by KIC 8462852.
At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday and two U.S. officials said a suicide bomber was suspected.Prime Minister Theresa
It was a rare night of open-air partying in Iran on Saturday as tens of thousands of supporters of President Hassan Rouhani took to the streets to celebrate his re-election. For many, it was a chance to breathe easily again after a tense campaign between Rouhani and his hardline opponent Ebrahim Raisi. "I'm happy and a bit relieved after a month of stress," said 27-year-old Afshin as he joined a large crowd gathered in Vali Asr Square of central Tehran.
By Kylie MacLellan and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday to force elderly people to pay more for their social care after her party's opinion poll lead halved in just a few days. Six opinion polls published in the past three days have all shown the Conservative Party's lead over the opposition Labour Party narrow by between 2 and 9 percentage points, though all project May will win the election. May said Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and other opponents had tried to scare the elderly by spreading "fake claims" about her plan to transfer more of the cost from taxpayers to recipients who can afford to fund care themselves.
Dozens of graduates left the university's graduation ceremony as Vice President Mike Pence took the podium.
Aaron Hernandez had requested prison officials to change his cell and move him to a different part of the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, where he had been serving life in prison without parole for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, new prison letters revealed Sunday. “I’m trying to start my life bid where I’m going to end up in the long run for the long run which is P2,” Hernandez wrote in one letter to the prison’s security staff, dated June 12, 2015.
Donald Trump made by history by becoming the first sitting US president to visit the sacred Western Wall, vowing to try and secure peace between Israel and the Palestinians. “I thank the prime minister for his commitment to pursuing the peace process,” Mr Trump said of Mr Netanyahu, who stood next to him at a joint press conference in Jerusalem. For his part, Mr Netanyahu brushed aside the controversy over Mr Trump’s alleged leaking of sensitive intelligence material from Israel to the Russian foreign minister.
Each morning, Joanna Smith's 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. Legislation headed for passage in the Texas Legislature this month could forbid him from using the boys' bathroom and effectively divulge his transgender identity to classmates. "He would be very embarrassed and ashamed to be outed," said Smith, who plans to pull her child out of school if the measure is adopted.
As a little girl sat by the edge of a dock in Steveston, Canada, Saturday, a sea lion suddenly snatched her and dragged her into the water. The little girl was very close to the edge as the sea lion lunged playfully at her. “When I saw the grandfather jump in to save the girl, I immediately thought, ‘Okay, now I have to help them.’ I pulled the girl in first,” he said.
Egyptian authorities say they caught looters digging up an ancient stone block carved with an image of a pharaoh. In the city of Abydos, antiquities authorities say they were inspecting an old two-story, mud-brick house when they found that the owner had excavated a hole in the floor. The block was at the bottom of the hole, about 13 feet (4 meters) below the floor, according to an announcement from the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.
On a sliding scale, collecting a new minivan is probably towards the lower end of excitement levels, while something like a new luxury SUV is probably a lot higher up the scale. The customer with the honor of picking up the first of these incredible cars to be delivered to an American buyer was in Newport Beach in California. The manufacturer has promised all the Centenario's other US buyers will get their cars before the end of this year.
Doctors rallied in Venezuela Monday in the latest street protests against President Nicolas Maduro, as a young man lay in hospital after being set on fire by an angry crowd. Three people were killed in violent riots in late president Hugo Chavez's home state of Barinas, bringing the death toll to 51 as the unrest entered its eighth week, the public prosecution service said. An AFP reporter saw demonstrators burn a government office and a police car in the western town of Barinas in the state of the same name.
By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South's new liberal government for peace between the neighbors. A South Korean military official said the missile appeared to be an upgraded, extended-range version of the North's solid-fuel submarine-launched missile. North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally, saying the weapons are needed for legitimate self-defense.
Given Will and Kate's spectacular, eight-tiered cake in 2011, we are overly excited to see what Pippa chose. Pippa and Kate both went traditional with multi-tiered fruit cakes. Pippa's version was made up of four tiers and coated in white icing, the Sunday Express and The Telegraph report.
The “totally unprovoked” murder of a young black soldier was committed by a white man who was a member of a “despicable” Facebook group, police have said. Richard W Collins III, a newly commissioned Army officer, was allegedly stabbed to death by Sean Christopher Urbanski. Mr Collins, 23, was black and a student at Bowie State University in Maryland, due to graduate tomorrow.
A well-known South African big game hunter was reportedly crushed to death by an elephant on an animal reserve in Zimbabwe, according to reports. Theunis Botha, 51, was on a 10-day hunting expedition at the Good Luck Farm near Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park when he and a client stumbled upon a herd of breeding elephants, the Associated Press reported Monday. An unidentified source told South Africa’s News24 that the hunters had gone for a walk Friday afternoon before coming across the herd of elephants.
Remember the Republican health care bill? Washington is fixated on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey and burgeoning investigations into possible connections between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez asked prison officials to transfer him to a different cell and move him in with a fellow inmate at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center before his April death. Hernandez requested the transfer in a letter to prison security staff dated Jun. 12, 2015.