• Macron calls for quick start to Brexit talks
Macron calls for quick start to Brexit talks

But her spokesman said the two leaders will focus on counter-terrorism, and return to May's election campaign pledge to tackle online extremism following two attacks in as many weeks in Manchester and London that killed 30 people. May heads to the Brexit negotiations - slated to start on June 19 - weakened after having lost her majority in parli...

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  • Jeff Sessions Argues With Ron Wyden During Senate Testimony
Jeff Sessions Argues With Ron Wyden During Senate Testimony

They agreed, he said , that it was time for a "fresh start" at the buearu, adding concerns about his performance were never discussed with the then-FBI chief. Mark Warner , the ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, asked Sessions . "I should not be involved in investigating a campaign that I had a role in", said Sess...

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  • Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller
Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". Trump could conceivably then fire Rosenstein and keep issuing the order until someone carried it out. Rosenstein said he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Fed...

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  • Police dashcam footage shows Tiger Woods arrest in Florida
Police dashcam footage shows Tiger Woods arrest in Florida

He had initially told an officer that he was returning from Los Angeles, where he had played golf . The officers notice that the athlete had fallen asleep behind the wheel, so they asked him to perform a field sobriety test , hence the footage we're talking about.

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  • Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea
Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea

North Korea has woefully inadequate medical care and it is not clear how North Korean doctors had been caring for Warmbier during more than a year in an unconscious state. He has been roundly criticized for visiting during a time of high tensions between the USA and North Korea over its weapons programs. While in North Korea, the 22-year-old ...

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  • Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations' at Senate hearing
Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations' at Senate hearing

He vowed to defend his honour "against scurrilous and false allegations". The hearing comes on the heels of two canceled appearances, with Sessions citing Comey's testimony last week . The attorney general stepped aside from the Justice Department probe into Russian meddling in the campaign on March 2, the day after The Washington Post ...

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  • Did Trump Jr. confirm Comey's account of the president's comments about Flynn?
Did Trump Jr. confirm Comey's account of the president's comments about Flynn?

He also said that any other explanations that have come from the White House were " lies , plain and simple", as Jessica reports . President Trump , however, refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped . Former FBI director James Comey met with President Trump on February 14. Trump declined to say whether r...

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  • Two arrested in Ghost Ship fire investigation
Two arrested in Ghost Ship fire investigation

Harris was the doorman the night of the deadly fire and ran a tattoo shop inside the Ghost Ship . A source close to the investigation tells The Associated Press on Monda. Efforts to determine who was representing Harris were not immediately clear. A second person, Max Harris was also arrested in Los Angeles, sources told KTVU.

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  • Mother of Western Wall streaker pleads for privacy
Mother of Western Wall streaker pleads for privacy

Men and women's visits to the Western Wall are separated under strict interpretation of Jewish law with both genders designated a prayers section. The woman was not named and her motives were not clear, Israel's Channel 2 reported . It is the last remnant of the Second Temple, which was destroyed in 70 CE. Jewish worshippers are seen from ...

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  • Sam Warburton back to lead Lions against Highlanders
Sam Warburton back to lead Lions against Highlanders

They also don't observe the correct spacing between teams, he says. The Lions' attacking shape has been good, but their execution has let them down. It is all about the three Tests. The 28-year-old believes he must boss the breakdown to fight his way into the Lions' Test team, as he revealed the lengths to which he went to overcome his ankl...

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  • Four dead in Weis Market shooting
Four dead in Weis Market shooting

He ends the video pondering how to prevent something like this from happening again, and says to the camera: "you can't prevent it. You can only endure it". Randy Robert Stair a 24 year old Dallas , Pennsylvania man has been identified as the suspect who killed three people at a Weis Market grocery store in Tunkhannock , Wyoming County , P...

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  • Powerful quake rattles Greece, Turkey
Powerful quake rattles Greece, Turkey

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management reported that the initial quake occurred at 3:28 p.m. and it had a shallow epicenter of four miles (seven kilometers). Authorities in Greece have declared a state of emergency on the island of Lesbos after an quake left one woman dead and more than 800 people displaced.

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  • Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace
Former PM Major: May's DUP deal is risk to Northern Ireland peace

While Sinn Fein and other parties have attempted to lift the ban on same-sex marriage, the DUP blocked equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in Northern Ireland. Likewise, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said: "If James Brokenshire thinks for one second he can be an independent chair of these talks, he is absolutely wrong".

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  • Comey evidence: Is Trump closer to obstruction of justice?
Comey evidence: Is Trump closer to obstruction of justice?

Comey testified that after he was sacked, he orchestrated a selective leak in order to prompt a lengthy special counsel investigation of the president, knowing full well that the FBI had found no reason to place the president under investigation.

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  • Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true
Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true

Mr Trump cryptically refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped - a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them at a time when Mr Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign.

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  • Senators condemn NK treatment of US student
Senators condemn NK treatment of US student

By his account, delivered at a scripted "news conference" weeks after his arrest, Mr. Warmbier attempted a foolish but harmless prank: trying (unsucessfully) to pilfer a propaganda poster from the hotel where he was staying. He said upon his arrival this time that he was in the country as a private citizen, and "my goal is to actually see if ...

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  • Imprisoned Warmbier leaves North Korea, NBA Rodman arrives
Imprisoned Warmbier leaves North Korea, NBA Rodman arrives

The U.S. announcement that came as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman was paying a return visit to Pyongyang . According to North Korea, Warmbier fell into the coma after a case of botulism. The North first informed the U.S. Monday last week that Warmbier is in a coma , and President Donald Trump was immediately i...

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  • At hearing, attorney general denies 'false and scurrilous allegations' about Russia meeting
At hearing, attorney general denies 'false and scurrilous allegations' about Russia meeting

The hearing lasted about 2 1/2 hours and included a number of testy exchanges. Sessions is the highest-ranking official to be called to testify in the ongoing investigation into possible ties between Russian hackers and the Trump presidential campaign.

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  • Comey's source handing documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation after leak revelation
Comey's source handing documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation after leak revelation

Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC), on Thursday, June 8, where he slammed President Donald Trump and his administration for lying about why the president fired him in May. The White House also highlighted the fact Mr Comey stopped short of accusing Mr Trump of obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offence...

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  • Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title
Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title

The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship.

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