• Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials
Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials

There also have been claims that Trump attempted to persuade some officials to call off the investigation. The dossier contained claims of financial entanglements and salacious claims of a sexual nature. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was unsure if the president read Comey's testimony after its release. If this is new p...

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  • May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority
May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority

Again in most elections in recent years that would also have given them victory, but the return to effectively two party politics (excluding Scotland) squeezed the other minor parties with UKIP nearly wiped out and the Lib Dems although up four seats, only manage a meagre tally of 12 MPs (down from 57 in 2010).

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  • Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK
Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK

Other senior Tories - including Graham Brady, influential chairman of the 1922 Committee - predicted MPs would rally round, insisting there was no mood in the party for a damaging leadership contest which could see them plunged into a fresh general election.

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  • Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial
Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

Castile had a permit for the weapon. The jury includes no Latino members. Earl Gray urged a jury to clear officer Jeronimo (yeh-RON'-ih-moh) Yanez of a manslaughter charge in the July death of Philando Castile . He also argued Yanez could have taken steps short of shooting. The St. Anthony officer testified in his defense Friday, telling the c...

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  • Russian protesters arrested in St Petersburg
Russian protesters arrested in St Petersburg

He asked me to convey that the plans do not change: "Tverskaya", she tweeted , referring to the street where the rally was to be held, coinciding with Russia's national holiday. The demonstrators appeared to skew predominantly younger - those who were born o. It can be seen in a video that a stage equipped with audio systems was functioning on...

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  • DeWit: Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch big loser of Comey hearing
DeWit: Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch big loser of Comey hearing

Most Democrats are being cautious about whether President Donald Trump might have obstructed justice in the Russian Federation investigation and his dealings with fired FBI chief James Comey . "I would have a queasy feeling too", Feinstein said. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., a notable member of the House Intelligence Committee, also said on Sunday...

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  • Theresa May's two closest advisers resign
Theresa May's two closest advisers resign

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who formed her formidable Praetorian Guard in Downing Street, were forced to resign amid mounting anger in the party over Mrs May's disastrous General Election result. "That's not a matter for me", she said. Although he admitted that the general election was a "huge disappointment", Mr Timothy tried to put a positive ...

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  • Murphy, Guadagno Win In New Jersey Primaries
Murphy, Guadagno Win In New Jersey Primaries

Saturday Night Live Actor Alec Baldwin headlined a New Jersey fundraiser to benefit all Democrats on the ticket with the New Jersey Education Association Super PAC. New Jersey primary voters on Tuesday selected odds-on favorite Phil Murphy as the Democratic nominee for governor as Lt. Gov. On the Democratic ballot are former U.S.

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  • Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis
Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

Duty free sales at Doha airport are also suffering - they fell 25% in the past week, said Al Baker. His meeting comes a few days after the Saudi king met Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who is leading mediation efforts to patch a major rift in the wake of the severing of diplomatic ties and blockade of Qatar by several Arab st...

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  • DCEU producer talks Wonder Woman sequel
DCEU producer talks Wonder Woman sequel

She explained: "The three of us share some sisterhood by living and breathing this character". (I know I just said that sometimes I like being disappointed, but I want to clarify that I did not mean sexually .) That said, I really did like it when Diana ran around in her little outfit, and by the end of the film, when her face was flushed and she'...

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  • Sessions Wants His Testimony Open to Public
Sessions Wants His Testimony Open to Public

Sessions' hearing comes less than a week after fired FBI Director James Comey testified before the same committee. Trump team has struggled to move the focus away from Russian Federation. During Comey's appearance Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Feinstein said the Judiciary Committee should investigate. "I challenge the ...

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  • Mother on vacation loses arm in shark attack
Mother on vacation loses arm in shark attack

Tiffany Johnson and her husband James discuss the shark attack in which she lost her arm. "I wasn't in pain, it just felt like I had bumped into something so I just casually turned to my right to look to see and that's when I was face to face with the shark", Tiffany said.

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  • European stocks rise after United Kingdom vote as pound's fall boosts British exporters
European stocks rise after United Kingdom vote as pound's fall boosts British exporters

Even if the start of talks is delayed, the date Britain formally leaves the EU - March 29, 2019 - can not be changed according to Article 50 of the main European treaty. "We should clearly come to terms with the British to start as quickly as possible". European Parliament Brexit pointman Guy Verhofstadt compared the British outcome to former B...

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  • May Strikes Deal With DUP
May Strikes Deal With DUP

A "confidence-and-supply" arrangement is a far looser deal than a formal coalition. The British Conservatives have already agreed a deal in principal with the DUP for the government in Westminster. On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break,...

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  • District of Colombia, Maryland officials to sue Trump
District of Colombia, Maryland officials to sue Trump

Trump said in January he would turn over the day-to-day operation of his real estate empire to his family and place its assets in a trust, but the administration has not disclosed the details of that arrangement. Melania Trump stayed largely out of sight during her husband's presidential campaign and was an absent first lady at the outset of th...

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  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple Theresa May
Boris Johnson denies plot to topple Theresa May

The outcome was a significant political embarrassment for May, who called for an early election in April based on polls that showed the Conservatives would increase their majority and give her more clout in hard talks with the European Union on terms for exiting the political and economic alliance.

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  • UK PM's Brexit plan has not changed, her spokesman says
UK PM's Brexit plan has not changed, her spokesman says

The Tory leader announced on Friday she intends to strike a " confidence and supply " deal with the Northern Irish party , which will give her the numbers she needs to get her legislative program through the House of Commons. European Union leaders fear Prime Minister Theresa May's shock loss of her majority in the snap British election will del...

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  • UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed
UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

Brussels has warned that time is running out to start the talks on divorce terms and a future trade deal, with Britain set to leave the European Union come what may in March 2019. He told Sky News: "It's in the week of next week, basically, the first discussions". "I just can't see how she can continue in any long-term way".

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  • Four survive North Vancouver plane crash
Four survive North Vancouver plane crash

According to North Vancouver RCMP Cpl Michael De Jong, three of the four passengers were taken to hospital with minor injuries. Fourneir said investigators have spoken to the pilot and passengers and the investigation has now been completed.

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  • Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback
Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

Ms May's only hope of forming a government is to win support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats. May has struggled to reassert her authority after losing her parliamentary majority in Thursday's snap election.

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