• Sessions: 'I did not recuse myself from defending my honor'
Sessions: 'I did not recuse myself from defending my honor'

If he did have a conversation with the ambassador, it was "certainly nothing improper". "Franken's question honestly at my confirmation hearing", Sessions said Tuesday. "People are suggesting through innuendo that I have been not honest. and I've tried to be honest". Sessions also admitted that neither he nor Rosenstein, Comey's direct supervis...

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  • Sessions dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats
Sessions dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Sessions routinely said he would not answer questions regarding his conversations with Trump, but he delivered more than enough answers over two and a half hours of testimony Tuesday afternoon . I intend to work every day with our fine team and the superb professionals in the Department of Justice to advance the important work we have to do. ...

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  • Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting
Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

Four people were shot and one congressman was shot in the hip. The Louisiana Republican is the House Majority Whip, and is thus assigned a Capitol Police plainclothes security detail. "I know the Senate will embrace that spirit today as we come together in expressing both our concern and our gratitude". While its primary duty is to protect the ...

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  • People trapped in London towering inferno
People trapped in London towering inferno

The London Ambulance service says 30 people have been taken to five hospitals after a massive fire at a high-rise apartment building in west London . You could hear people screaming. "I'm lucky to be alive - and lots of people have not got out of the building I've lost everything I own". "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished...

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  • Mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris Say They Have Their Own Climate Deal
Mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris Say They Have Their Own Climate Deal

David Ige . Pittsburgh is one of almost 250 cities in the United States, representing 56 million Americans, whose mayors have committed to honor and uphold the goals of the Paris Agreement . The governors behind the alliance say states can meet the goals of the accord without hurting their economies. It's not exactly news that North Korea is u...

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  • At least six dead in London tower block fire
At least six dead in London tower block fire

Speaking from an evacuation centre on Freston Road, the woman, who asked not to be named, said: "There was a woman stood behind me who was shouting to someone she knew on the seventh floor". One resident who had escaped told Channel 4 news that looking out from the window the cladding had appeared to be on fire. "The fire started on the upper flo...

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  • Rep. Scalise Among Multiple Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.
Rep. Scalise Among Multiple Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.

Majority Whip Steve Scalise , two security officers, one staffer and the gunman. Rep. Steve Scalise , a congressional staffer and members of the congressional police force were shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria , Virginia, in what sources are calling an apparent "deliberate attack".

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  • Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller
Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump have started to turn on Mueller as he builds his legal team, raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality and suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe.

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  • Many Injured As Huge Fire Engulfs 27-Storey London Building
Many Injured As Huge Fire Engulfs 27-Storey London Building

More than 200 firefighters from north Kensington, Kensington, Hammersmith and Paddington and surrounding stations were at the scene with the blaze burning from the second to the top floor. "We saw the people screaming", she said. She says firefighters are still working and she can't say how many people may have died. Boutrig said her friend's bro...

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  • Golden State Warriors Vote Unanimously to Skip White House Visit with Trump
Golden State Warriors Vote Unanimously to Skip White House Visit with Trump

Questions about the Warriors' plans for a trip to Washington , D.C., arose just hours after they won their second National Basketball Association title in the last three years, when a CNBC analyst tweeted that the team unanimously made a decision to skip the White House visit.

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  • Woman in 'Finding Nemo' tank top asked to leave MI mall
Woman in 'Finding Nemo' tank top asked to leave MI mall

I felt so embarrassed I nearly cried", she said. She explained in an updated Facebook post that they are going to revise their clothing policy on their website , and security will be better briefed to handle similar situations in future. Pretty damn absurd. Here's how Pewee described the incident on her Facebook. The next day Pewee received a ca...

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  • Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test
Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test

Murray faced the Argentine in last summer's Olympic final in Rio, with the tie on that magical occasion going to four sets before the Brit eventually clinched gold to retain his title. It's not new. a year ago I had some problems with my groin. But his third round meeting with old foe Juan Martin Del Potro today gives him the chance to lay down a...

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  • Susan Collins To Trump: Release The Tapes
Susan Collins To Trump: Release The Tapes

He branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into the former national security adviser Michael Flynn, an allegation Trump has denied. "Oh you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry", the president continued. Meanwhile, the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee, which...

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  • President Trump issues statements on shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise
President Trump issues statements on shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise

The Associated Press reports that the shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a man in his 60s from Belleville, Ill. The witness, @ben_childers, said it happened at a congressional baseball team practice session. She said the officer had got out of a parked vehicle, drawn a handgun and shouted something to the gunman, who then fir...

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  • Six people killed in Grenfell Tower fire in London
Six people killed in Grenfell Tower fire in London

Scotland Yard said it was "likely to take some time before we are in a position to confirm the cause of the fire". The 24-storey block, which is still on fire, looks at risk of collapsing, it said. Some residents told reporters they did not hear any fire alarms when the blaze broke out. Meanwhile, a 29-year old Malaysian who lives about 3km fr...

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  • Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. "I'll serve as long as you want me", the British prime minister was quoted as telling her lawmakers, indicating that she would be ready to stand down if that is what the party wants.

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  • Sen. Paul: 'The Field Was Basically A Killing Field'
Sen. Paul: 'The Field Was Basically A Killing Field'

Host Mike Brzezinski asked Paul whether there was any encounter between the shooter, Scalise's security detail, and the Capitol Hill police . He used a tree as a shield but anxious that he might not be protected if the shots were coming from somewhere other than where he thought - from beyond third base.

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  • Michigan congressmen at softball field during shooting
Michigan congressmen at softball field during shooting

This morning, Rep. Moolenaar attended baseball practice. "He was uninjured in the shooting that took place", Moolenaar's communication director David Russell said in a written statement. Bishop says he was at home plate when the gunman approached with a rifle. Please keep those injured in your prayers. They're the heroes here. We're all human.

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  • London tower fire: What do we know?
London tower fire: What do we know?

Asked about which floor the boy was thrown from, she said she thought it was the fifth or even the sixth. Other witnesses spoke of children, including a baby being thrown to safety, from windows high up. The local council has since encouraged any more people affected by the fire to go to the Westway Sports Centre in Crowthorne Road, as many oth...

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  • Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'
Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'

Asked by Joe Manchin, the Democratic senator from West Virginia, whether a list of Trump campaign advisors were in direct contact with Russian officials, Session said "I have no information" or " I don't recall " to each name-except for Carter Page, a campaign advisor who in May of this year admitted to the Senate committee that he had meetin...

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