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Canada to hold emergency hearings on N. Korea missile threat

Canada to hold emergency hearings on N. Korea missile threatA Canadian parliamentary committee will hold emergency hearings on the threat posed by North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, an official said Wednesday. A date for the hearing has not yet been set, but is expected by mid-September, Liberal committee member Mark Gerretsen’s office said. It will hear from government officials and experts on Canada’s ability to defend itself against an attack by North Korea, and whether Canada should join the US ballistic missile defense system.



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Pakistan's Supreme Court starts hearings to decide PM's future

Pakistan's Supreme Court starts hearings to decide PM's futureBy Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday began hearings that will decide the fate of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is fighting for his job as he contests the damning conclusions of a corruption investigation into his family’s wealth. The Supreme Court could put Sharif on trial on corruption charges or disqualify him from office, but few expect the judges to dismiss the case after an investigation team submitted a 254-page report into his family wealth last week. Speaking outside the Supreme Court, Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb said Sharif’s family lawyers had challenged the legality of the investigators’ findings, including allegations falsified evidence was submitted.



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McCaskill presses Republicans on lack of hearings for new health care proposal

McCaskill presses Republicans on lack of hearings for new health care proposalDuring a Senate Finance Committee hearing Thursday, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) repeatedly questioned Republicans about whether or not there will be hearings on the Senate version of the health care bill.



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Comey to McCarthy: When Congressional Hearings Become High Drama

Comey to McCarthy: When Congressional Hearings Become High DramaA look back at some of the most eye-opening and controversial moments from U.S. Congressional hearings.



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As Senate hearings heat up, Warner calls FBI nomination ‘an effort to distract’ the public

As Senate hearings heat up, Warner calls FBI nomination ‘an effort to distract’ the publicWarner made the comments on CBS’ “This Morning” after Trump tweeted that he would be nominating former Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray to replace James Comey as head of the bureau. The Virginia Democrat is the top Democrat on the committee that is hearing testimony from National Intelligence Director Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers Wednesday, and ousted FBI Director James Comey Thursday.



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Panel: James Comey's Upcoming Testimony May Enter Pantheon of Hearings

Panel: James Comey's Upcoming Testimony May Enter Pantheon of HearingsHeather McGhee, Hugh Hewitt, Stephanie Cutter and Michael Gerson join the MTP Panel to preview former FBI Director James Comey's upcoming testimony on the investigation into Russia.



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Tuesday’s top moments from the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings

Tuesday’s top moments from the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearingsDay two of confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, was eventful, as members of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned the federal judge from Colorado. Return to Yahoo on Wednesday for more live-streaming coverage of the hearings as they happen.



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Follow live: Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Follow live: Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation hearingsConfirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, continue Wednesday, with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioning the federal judge from Colorado for the second straight day. Yahoo News Senior National Affairs Reporter Liz Goodwin is in Washington, D.C., covering the hearings on Capitol Hill. Follow her instant analysis in the liveblog below.



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Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation hearings: Day 2

Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation hearings: Day 2Confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, were under way Tuesday, with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioning the federal judge from Colorado. Yahoo News Senior National Affairs Reporter Liz Goodwin was in Washington, D.C., covering the hearings on Capitol Hill. Yahoo News’ instant analysis from the day’s proceedings is the blog below.



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White House: Despite FBI Finding 'No Evidence', Wiretap Hearings Not Over

White House: Despite FBI Finding 'No Evidence', Wiretap Hearings Not OverWhite House spokesman Sean Spicer said in the daily briefing that despite FBI Director James Comey testifying to Congress there was "no evidence" to support Trump's wiretapping claims, the White House will not apologize.



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