• Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice -Wash Post
Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice -Wash Post

Trump has cooled on him, Congress is set to interrogate him, and a special counsel could end up making him a focus of a criminal investigation. Richard Burr, committee chairman to Sessions before his opening testimony. Comey said he held back because he expected Sessions to withdraw from the Russian Federation inquiry, and the bureau was aware of "...

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  • Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office
Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office

One of Mr Varadkar's first official contacts as leader will be with Mrs May to pass on the sympathies of the Irish people following the London tower block fire. The election was necessitated after the incumbent Taoiseach Enda Kenny , resigned in May. 14/6/2017 Leo Varadkar is elected Taoiseach . Ireland's new Prime Minister Leo Varadka...

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  • Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing
Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

Sessions was clearly being impacted by Harris' rapid-fire questioning and refusal to allow him to waste her time. Sessions and Harris spoke over each other throughout the interaction; Sessions seemed eager to slowly and thoroughly deliver his response, and Harris seemed just as eager to push him along, especially when his responses wer...

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  • Trump declares 'vindication' following Comey testimony to Senate
Trump declares 'vindication' following Comey testimony to Senate

The reporter also asked if there were tapes of Comey's conversations with the president. Legal experts have questioned Kasowitz's contention that Trump's private encounters with Comey should be considered privileged communications. Now that Comey has admitted that he wanted the notes out in public, some Republicans have increased their ire...

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  • Tillerson calls China cooperation on North Korea 'uneven'
Tillerson calls China cooperation on North Korea 'uneven'

The United States and its regional allies have criticized China's perceived reluctance to use its economic leverage over North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear ambitions. Tillerson said the US would discuss developments with China, North Korea's biggest trading ally, next week, and that China had taken steps to put pressure on Nor...

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  • Mueller probing whether Trump obstructed justice
Mueller probing whether Trump obstructed justice

Special Counsel Robert Mueller assumed control over that probe and is now scheduling preliminary interviews with several top intelligence officials regarding Trump's actions in office. He also said Trump had privately urged him to pull back on the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a claim that the president has de...

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  • The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game
The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

But then the shooting started, and they all scrambled for cover. The subject line: "One down, 216 to go". 217 Republican members of the House voted for the American Health Care Act , which repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act. "That's the wrong way to approach this". The most serious charges (not convictions) in the records are: - 1993 cha...

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  • Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital
Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital

Brooks says Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a podiatrist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, used scissors to cut Scalise's trousers to get to his wound. The FBI also said "a second congressman" sustained minor injuries during the incident "and was also transported by a medic unit".

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  • Cameron joins ex-Tory leaders calling for May to revise Brexit plan
Cameron joins ex-Tory leaders calling for May to revise Brexit plan

The head of the Democratic Unionist Party has arrived for crucial talks on whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in an alliance. The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions and the DUP stands to make huge gains from the deal.

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  • Trump under fire for potential obstruction of justice
Trump under fire for potential obstruction of justice

Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indication of just how much the Russian Federation investigation has shaded his tenure. Neither the White House nor the attorney general has invoked executive privilege in relation to those conversations - but Sessions clammed up on the basis that the president might invoke that pr...

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  • Fighter Jet Deal Adds to US Ties to Qatar
Fighter Jet Deal Adds to US Ties to Qatar

Roger Cabiness . The agreement was signed by the head of the Pentagon James Mattis and the Minister of defence of Qatar Khali al-Attiyah, reports Al Jazeera . The deal was signed amid USA president Donald Trump's criticism against Qatar alleging support to terrorism, and comes when the peninsular country is in a diplomatic row with Saudi A...

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  • Rep. Mark Walker Shares Alexandria Shooting Experience
Rep. Mark Walker Shares Alexandria Shooting Experience

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms". Let me be as clear as I can be. About 25 people had...

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  • North Korea Launches Multiple Coastal Defense Cruise Missiles Into Sea of Japan
North Korea Launches Multiple Coastal Defense Cruise Missiles Into Sea of Japan

North Korea fired four anti-ship missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula Thursday, which the South Korean military said was meant to demonstrate its "precise targeting capability ". The UN Security Council imposed fresh sanctions against North Korea last week for its ongoing missile tests, which are a flagrant breach of sanctions ...

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  • Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction
Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction

Trump and his supporters cast Comey's testimony that he had told the president he was not personally under investigation as vindication. The obstruction-of-justice investigation of the President began days after Comey was sacked on 9 May, according to sources with the knowledge of the development.

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  • U.S. senators agree on law for fresh Russian Federation sanctions
U.S. senators agree on law for fresh Russian Federation sanctions

The plan also calls for strengthening current sanctions and imposing new ones on corrupt Russian actors, those involved in human rights abuses and those supplying weapons to the government of Syrian president Bashar Assad . Congressional committees and the FBI are investigating the Russian interference and whether there was any collusion with Trum...

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  • United Kingdom election result may have major impact on Brexit talks
United Kingdom election result may have major impact on Brexit talks

Top EU and British figures held "talks about talks" on Brexit Monday but failed to nail down a date for the start of negotiations amid the fallout from Britain's chaotic election, officials said. A hung parliament, though viewed as less likely, would have an even greater impact on the talks, nearly certainly delaying their start while a coalition g...

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  • Baby tossed from 10th-story window during London fire caught by man
Baby tossed from 10th-story window during London fire caught by man

Grenfell Tower advised residents to stay inside their homes in the case of a fire. "This is a multi-ethnic, multicultural, diverse community that just didn't get served by the people representing them". "I'm lucky to be alive". "A number of people being treated for a range of injuries", London Metropolitan Police said in a statement , adding...

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  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining Trump, officials over possible obstruction
Reports say Mueller probe now examining Trump, officials over possible obstruction

Not only did she push him to discuss his role in the firing James Comey despite having recused himself from the Russian Federation investigations - "this Russian Federation thing" being the reason Comey was sacked - Senator Dianne Feinstein also made it clear that Mr Sessions' choice to avoid answering some questions when he could j...

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  • Crowds gather outside church for vigil after Grenfell Tower blaze
Crowds gather outside church for vigil after Grenfell Tower blaze

Survivors told of frantic attempts to escape during the nighttime fire. "In my 29 years in the London Fire Brigade, I have never seen a fire of this nature, and I have seen many high-rise fires". Eyewitnesses described people trapped in the burning tower, in north Kensington, screaming for help and yelling for their children to be saved. It was f...

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  • Chittagong landslide: Death toll rises to 143
Chittagong landslide: Death toll rises to 143

The officials have warned that the death toll could rise further as rescuers search for bodies. He said the troops were called out to clear the landslide rubble from a highway linking port city of Chittagong with Rangamati . Thirty-one people were killed in neighbouring Chittagong and six in Bandarban, following 48 hours of incessant rains tha...

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