• Talks between Conservative Party, DUP over power deal are 'ongoing'
Talks between Conservative Party, DUP over power deal are 'ongoing'

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. He added: "I'm sure we all look forward to welcoming the Queen's Speech just as soon as the coalition of chaos has been negotiated". The party will offer support for key v...

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  • Speaker Ryan: Mueller Firing Rumors Are 'Not Something to Debate' Here
Speaker Ryan: Mueller Firing Rumors Are 'Not Something to Debate' Here

SESSIONS: Well, I think I probably could say that with confidence because I've recused from the investigation. Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also represents Ivanka Trump , the president's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner.

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  • North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma
North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

June 6-11, 2017 - After consulting the president, Tillerson instructs State Department representative Yun to prepare to travel to North Korea with the intention of bringing Warmbier back to the United States. When they spoke to CNN on May 3, they said they had not seen or heard from Otto since his supposed confession. "We are aware of his visit",...

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  • Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause
Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Mueller Without Good Cause

Ruddy agrees that the move would be a wrong move, but dismissed the investigation Mueller is overseeing. Rosenstein clarified at a Senate Appropriations Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee hearing that he, and not Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsRosenstein declines questions about Sessions recusal Deputy AG Rosenstein: N...

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  • Senator Kamala Harris Was Interrupted by Her Male Colleagues - Again
Senator Kamala Harris Was Interrupted by Her Male Colleagues - Again

However, he ultimately co-signed the letter recommending Comey's firing, something Comey suggested was unusual. Further, Sessions said he could not "recall" any meetings with Russian officials that have not been disclosed, nor did he have memory of conversations with other people tied to Russia .

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  • Police arrest 19-year-old man
Police arrest 19-year-old man

Metropolitan Police Commander Dean Haydon praised the bravery of the police officers and members of public who tackled the three - despite the possibility they could have been killed in an explosion. "It is hard to speculate what the motive was for wearing the belts, Mr Haydon said". We had some updates on the radio about at least three men a...

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  • Inmates on run after 2 prison guards are killed, officials say
Inmates on run after 2 prison guards are killed, officials say

That tweet also states the reward is expected to increase. Two armed inmates escaped with the guards' .40-caliber Glocks. The manhunt is ongoing, and Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills told the outlet they are not sure where the escapees have gone.

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  • Trump Jr. tweets: Jeff Sessions 'crushed it' in opening statement
Trump Jr. tweets: Jeff Sessions 'crushed it' in opening statement

Sessions revealed Tuesday that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein had discussed Comey and his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Sessions then repeated that he had agreed with Comey and had a conversation with him about proper lines of communication with...

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  • Pedroia's single wins it in 11th; Red Sox beat Phillies 6-5
Pedroia's single wins it in 11th; Red Sox beat Phillies 6-5

Given the success he had his last time out, limiting the Orioles to one run over seven innings, this just appears to be a blip on the radar and not something more serious related to his arm health. Howie Kendrick went 3-6 with three singles. Tommy Joseph had a two-run single and former Red Sox Daniel Nava three hits for the Phillies , who...

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  • U.S. attorney general next in scandal's spotlight
U.S. attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

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  • Secretary of State says NKorea releases USA citizen Warmbier
Secretary of State says NKorea releases USA citizen Warmbier

The unpredictable Trump has offered mixed messages to Kim Jong-un, saying he would be "honored" to meet him under the right conditions and once describing the young leader as "a pretty smart cookie". Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown of Cleveland said the country's "despicable actions ... must be condemned". They say that Otto Warmbier is on a Med...

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  • Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood
Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood

Among those hoping Puerto Rico will become the 51st state is Pedro Pierluisi, the island's former congressional representative . A former Spanish colony taken over by the USA at the end of the 19th century, Puerto Rico has enjoyed broad political autonomy since 1952 as a commonwealth or "free associated state".

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  • North Korea frees American student said to be in coma
North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

Rodman has said he practices "basketball diplomacy"; it is not clear whether he spoke on Warmbier's behalf. Even as North Korea has been escalating its ballistic missile launches and warning of a new nuclear test, Kim continued the so-called "Track 2" dialogue in which former us officials and nuclear experts meet regularly with North Korean c...

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  • Ousmane Dembele Nets Winning Goal for France in Friendly Action vs. England
Ousmane Dembele Nets Winning Goal for France in Friendly Action vs. England

England's best players on a disappointing night were their forward, Kane scoring twice, Tottenham team-mate Dele Alli making both goals, and winger Raheem Sterling also impressive. KYLIAN MBAPPE'S pace is quite something to watch in the flesh and he has all the lack of fear of an 18-year-old allied with the temperament and attitude of a str...

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  • Britain can still remain in EU: French President Macron to May
Britain can still remain in EU: French President Macron to May

The two are on opposite fronts of the Brexit negotiations - French President Emmanuel Macron wants the remaining European Union nations to stand tough and unite even more closely as Britain departs. Separately, Germany's government is trying to push through regulations that would see social media companies fined up to €50 million (£44 million) ...

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  • Trump vs. Comey: Lawmakers turn up heat on president about contradictory claims
Trump vs. Comey: Lawmakers turn up heat on president about contradictory claims

The complaint comes after Comey testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee that he moved to make aspects of his contemporaneous memos public by enlisting a friend to share contents of his own notes with a reporter, after the president suggested in a tweet there might be secret recordings of his conversations with Comey.

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  • Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'
Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

Senators are expected to hone in on Comey's recounting of a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn. The attorney general could also face questions about whether he met Kislyak on a third occasion. Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and th...

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  • Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor
Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

May said Khan has been doing "a good job" in the aftermath of Saturday's London Bridge attack . Khan previously called for the visit to be cancelled following Trump's travel ban on mainly Muslim countries in January. Theresa May had earlier dodged repeated questioning about President Trump's tweets , declining to criticise the president ...

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  • Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process
Afghan officials ready for so-called Kabul Process

This is the last chance, take it or face consequences. Representatives of around 25 countries, including Pakistan , India, China and the USA, along with the European Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and the United Nations, attended the meeting, which aimed to build worldwide support on ways to restore security in the conflict-torn coun...

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  • European Union warns May might delay Brexit by one year
European Union warns May might delay Brexit by one year

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. Mats Persson, a former European Union adviser to David Cameron, told CNN: "What they [Macron and other European Union leaders] want is clarity". Ms May and the Conservative ...

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