Bitter attack on Trump by the FBI’s former director

THROUGH the first half of 2016, James Comey, then FBI director, wrestled with what he considered to be an awful problem. For almost a year his agents had been investigating Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information as secretary of state. Were this to result in a criminal charge, America would face a crisis, for Mrs Clinton was the presumptive More...

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Comey: No one around Trump to stop impulsive behaviour

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The ex-FBI chief tells the BBC the US is becoming “numb” to the president’s “impulsive behaviour”. BBC News – US & Canada  More...

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James Comey on Trump and the FBI

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The full exclusive interview between Emily Maitlis and James Comey. BBC News – US & Canada  More...

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Pittsburgh police prepare for protests if Trump fires Mueller

Police in the US city of Pittsburgh are preparing for rioting should President Donald Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller. A memo from the police commander instructed detectives to bring riot gear to work More...

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Memphis 'punished' for removing Confederate statues

Media playback is unsupported on your device Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are withholding funds from the city of Memphis after it used a legal loophole to remove two Confederate monuments. The Republican-controlled More...

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The ‘free the beer’ ruling and the Supreme Court’s record of putting the brakes on change

Today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision allowing provincial governments to keep on putting up barriers to beer being shipped across provincial borders is only the latest that comes as a serious let-down to many More...

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Questions over Conservative donor tax probe

HM Revenue and Customs has denied refusing to assist with an investigation into alleged criminal activity at an international telecoms firm because it had donated to the Conservative Party. Last year, HMRC officials More...

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Senior MPs to force customs union vote

A powerful cross-party group of MPs is to force a vote on a customs union next week in the House of Commons. The Liaison Committee, made up of Labour, Conservative and SNP committee chairmen, has tabled a debate More...

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Commonwealth meeting: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her

The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head. She said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles takes over “one day”, More...

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Ex-Playboy model free to discuss alleged Trump affair

Former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal has settled with American Media Inc (AMI), freeing her to discuss her alleged affair with Donald Trump. Ms McDougal had signed a $ 150,000 deal with AMI tabloid The National More...