• Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'
Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'

Ryan argued Mueller must be allowed to carry on his investigation "because of what [Trump] did with Comey", referring to the president's decision to fire the former FBI director over the Russian Federation investigation. Mr Comey said he was "sure" Mr Mueller was looking at whether Mr Trump had obstructed justice. The Post report came days af...

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  • 'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit
'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

May and DUP leader Arlene Foster held more than an hour of talks on Tuesday, after which Foster said an agreement, which is expected to be more informal than a coalition, could be done "sooner rather than later". May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early, in the hope of bolstering ...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn pledges to bury the hatchet with Labour rebels
Jeremy Corbyn pledges to bury the hatchet with Labour rebels

Labour won 56 fewer seats than the Conservatives across the United Kingdom but did considerably better than expected as it denied Theresa May a majority in the House of Commons. However, a deal with the DUP also risks destabilising Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists. May has not yet responded to a proposal ...

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  • London fire: Death toll rises
London fire: Death toll rises

LANGFITT: The building, now a smoking hulk, had 120 apartments. Tiago Etienne, 17, said he saw about three children between the ages of 4 and 8 being dropped from around the 15th floor. "But everyone else, it's all gone". Dany told reporters she feared firefighters would find more victims still inside the building. "This was clearly a very ra...

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  • Trump says Louisiana congressman - a 'true friend and patriot' - will survive shooting
Trump says Louisiana congressman - a 'true friend and patriot' - will survive shooting

Scalise underwent surgery for a wound to the hip, and was in critical condition. Kinzinger praised the Capitol Police special agents who are being credited with stopping the shooter, James T. In addition to its usual local beneficiaries, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund will be a recipient of the donations. Democratic former Alexandria Mayor Bil...

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  • Kamala Harris questioning cut off for second week in a row
Kamala Harris questioning cut off for second week in a row

Kamala Harris has proven to be an astute and forceful questioner during Senate committee hearings. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during her questioning of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on June 7. " She was asking some tough questions", Powers pushed back. "I was not interrupted". Both hearing exchanges have prompted women to discu...

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  • Theresa May: I'm sticking to my Brexit blueprint
Theresa May: I'm sticking to my Brexit blueprint

But European leaders fear such a process may be against EU protocol and they could end up handing Britain a deal so advantageous that it may spur on other nations to leave the Union . Davis also suggested the government would focus on the divorce proceedings before moving on to trade. Barnier held "talks about talks" with May's Brexit advisor Ol...

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  • US President Donald Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice
US President Donald Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

Former FBI Director James Comey said during open testimony before the Intelligence Committee last week that, while he was still at the FBI, Trump was not personally under investigation in the counterintelligence probe into Russia's campaign operations.

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  • At least 12 killed in blasts near funeral in Kabul
At least 12 killed in blasts near funeral in Kabul

Ghani quickly condemned the latest incident and said "The country is under attack. We must stay united". Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said 87 people were wounded. Alam Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the Afghanistan Parliament. At least one person, the son of a prominent politician, was killed and several wounded as security f...

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  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction
Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction

While many American media commentators decried Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony about his meetings with the Russian ambassador as evasive , Russian media poked fun at how their country is covered in the US. Grassley said Comey's firing and Lynch's actions should both be investigated. The Saturday Night Massacre "released a fir...

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  • NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe
NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. Trump has repeatedly insisted that ousted FBI Director James Comey assured him that he was not personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Trump Visits Wounded Congressman, Still In Critical Condition After Shooting
Trump Visits Wounded Congressman, Still In Critical Condition After Shooting

Police and other first responders block East Monroe Ave.in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , after a shooting involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La, at a congressional baseball practice. Trump said " many lives would have been lost without the heroic action" of the Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman. Four...

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  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out
White House denies Trump wants Mueller out

SHAPIRO: And so the question would be, was the dismissal of Comey meant to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion or Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign? "I think, frankly, our story shows that the president is by no means out of the woods as far as the investigation goes", the Post's Barrett told NPR.

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  • Members of Congress set for annual baseball game a day after shooting
Members of Congress set for annual baseball game a day after shooting

We're praying for all those involved, especially those now undergoing surgery and recovering from this morning's unacceptable actions". Sanders said Hodgkinson volunteered on his presidential campaign and denounced the shooter's actions. Proceedings were canceled for the day in the House, and instead Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Democratic ...

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  • Cabinet briefed on plans for British government deal with DUP
Cabinet briefed on plans for British government deal with DUP

Cabinet ministers have discussed plans for a deal with the DUP ahead of critical talks between Theresa May and DUP leader Arlene Foster . "The only thing I know is that there is an Article 50 request and we have been preparing ourselves for a long time to start negotiations on that basis".

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  • Do You Think President Trump Obstructed Justice?
Do You Think President Trump Obstructed Justice?

Vox threw a fit over the Ruddy's claim, whining in petulance that if Mueller was dismissed it would have "seismic implications" and a declaration that Trump will fire anyone "who dares investigate him" for fear of what Mueller "might have uncovered".

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  • UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached
UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

The leader of Northern Ireland's DUP has said that it is "complete and utter nonsense" to describe her party as homophobic. Mrs Foster arrived with colleague Nigel Dodds and waved to reporters in Downing Street but refused to be drawn on whether she would agree to a deal on Tuesday.

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  • Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan
Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan

He said he anxious about tying USA sanctions to Minsk, as the Trump and Obama administrations have said they would. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is conducting a separate probe. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, said the Senate has finally confronted Russian Federation.

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  • First State comes up empty in latest giant Powerball jackpot drawing
First State comes up empty in latest giant Powerball jackpot drawing

Matthew Alberre , the store owner, told NBC News "it's a very good feeling to be the winning store", adding that many locals have been coming in to buy extra lottery tickets. Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery . The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has grown to an est...

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  • Gunfire turns USA lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'
Gunfire turns USA lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

The lawmakers hit the ground or ducked behind trees and shelters when Hodgkinson opened fire, apparently without warning. A police spokesperson said she could not yet confirm the number of injuries. Some 50 to 100 shots were reportedly fired, according to other Representatives who were at the scene. But I didn't take a picture of him and I hear...

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