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Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russia probe

By Ayesha Rascoe and Yeganeh Torbati | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey will be grilled on whether President Donald Trump tried to get him to back off an investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, key U.S. senators said on Sunday ahead of Comey’s testimony this week on Capitol Hill. Comey, who was leading the ...

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Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

By Nidal al-Mughrabi | GAZA GAZA Scores of former Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel and living in the Gaza Strip said on Sunday their stipends from the Western-backed Palestinian Authority have been suspended in an apparent bid to appease Israel and the United States. A spokesman for Palestinian prisoners said that 277 freed prisoners in the Gaza Strip, most of ...

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'Enough is enough' PM May says after London attackers kill seven

By Guy Faulconbridge and Estelle Shirbon | LONDON LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after attackers killed at least seven people by ramming a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbing revellers in nearby bars. After the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months, May said Thursday’s ...

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In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

By Andy Bruce and Alistair Smout | LONDON LONDON After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three ...

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Russia's Putin denies having compromising information on Trump

WASHINGTON Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about U.S. President Donald Trump in a televised interview broadcast on Sunday. “Well, this is just another load of nonsense,” Putin said on NBC News’ “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” when asked whether he had any damaging information on the Republican president. The remarks were the latest in ...

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Fresh safety concerns hang over global airlines conference

By Tim Hepher and Victoria Bryan | CANCUN, Mexico CANCUN, Mexico A deadly attack in London and debate over travel restrictions in the United States put safety concerns high on the agenda as global airline executives gathered on Sunday for the industry’s largest meeting of the year. Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said ...

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Hurdles to Franco-German bargain on euro zone are high

By Noah Barkin | BERLIN BERLIN Midway through their news conference in Berlin last month, French President Emmanuel Macron turned to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and laid out a quid pro quo on strengthening Europe’s single currency project. “Everyone has a job to do,” Macron said. “I have to press ahead with reforms that are necessary for our country and ...

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Hurdles to Franco-German bargain on euro zone are high

By Noah Barkin | BERLIN BERLIN Midway through their news conference in Berlin last month, French President Emmanuel Macron turned to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and laid out a quid pro quo on strengthening Europe’s single currency project. “Everyone has a job to do,” Macron said. “I have to press ahead with reforms that are necessary for our country and ...

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In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

By Kylie MacLellan | WAKEFIELD, England WAKEFIELD, England Until the Brexit referendum, Gary Hill had never voted. Now the 58-year-old roofer plans to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in Thursday’s election because he wants Britain out of the European Union. The EU divorce has broken the mould of British politics, luring new voters like Hill to the ballot box ...

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In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

By Kylie MacLellan | WAKEFIELD, England WAKEFIELD, England Until the Brexit referendum, Gary Hill had never voted. Now the 58-year-old roofer plans to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in Thursday’s election because he wants Britain out of the European Union. The EU divorce has broken the mould of British politics, luring new voters like Hill to the ballot box ...

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