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US President Attacks his Attorney-General

President Trump has again attacked his own Attorney-General, in an early-morning series of tweets. He accused Jeff Sessions of adopting a very weak position on what he called the "crimes" of his presidential rival, Hillary Clinton.

Also in the programme: melting of Greenland ice-sheet "could accelerate"; and did Polish protests work?

Picture: Attorney-General Jeff Sessions. Credit: Getty Images

Kushner Denies Russia Collusion

President Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner denies collusion with Russia during a closed Senate hearing. He said all of his "actions were proper and occurred in the normal course of events" of the campaign.

Also in the programme: a frontrunner to the Chinese Presidency falls from grace; and we go to Fajullah in Iraq to see what life is like after the so-called Islamic State.

Picture: Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner during statement to the press after Senate hearing. Credit: Reuters/Joshua Roberts

Polish President Vetoes Judicial Reform

The President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, has announced he is vetoing controversial laws which would have given the government extensive power over judicial appointments. The changes sparked large-scale protests across Poland and put Warsaw on a collision course with the European Commission. We get reaction from a Polish Supreme Court justice and a member of parliament for the governing party.

Also in the programme: A Nigerian governor says President Buhari will be back in the country in two weeks; and what happened in Fallujah after Islamic State militants were driven from the Iraqi city?

(Image: Polish President Andrzej Duda during a press conference in the presidential palace in Warsaw. Credit: EPA/Pawel Supernak)

Israeli Embassy In Jordan Attacked

Shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman kills at least one person. Also in the programme: Trial of Canadian polygamist who fathered 145 children; and Iraqi Christians in Detroit face deportation.

(Photograph shows Jordanian security forces standing outside the Israel embassy in Amman. Credit: European Photopress Agency)

Yemen's Cholera Cases Could Double

The International Committee of the Red Cross warns that cases of cholera in Yemen will double over the next six months.

Also on the programme: India's women take on England in the cricket world cup final; and changes in blood donation rules for gay men and sex workers in England and Scotland.

(Picture: A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Could the US president pardon himself?

Earlier today Donald Trump posted a series of tweets, including one where he insisted that he, as the President of the United States, has complete power to pardon people, amid reports he is considering presidential pardons for family members, aides and even himself.

Also in the programme: US air strike impact on Helmand province in Afghanistan and U2 is playing a huge homecoming concert in Dublin.

(Picture: US president Donald Trump speaking to a microphone Credit: EPA)