• Will Jeff Sessions invoke executive privilege? Spicer won't say
Will Jeff Sessions invoke executive privilege? Spicer won't say

Trump fired Comey on May 9, and bragged to Russian officials a day later about it, according to an account of the meeting read to the media by a USA official. "I think I should not be involved in an investigation of a campaign I had a role in", he said. President Donald Trump laughs during a Cabinet meeting, Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabi...

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May's early election call backfires
British Prime Minister Theresa May's early election call backfires

But Corbyn , who won his north London seat, said that Labour would work to build a Britain that "works for the many, not the few ". 'I can still be prime minister. European Union leaders expressed concern that May's loss of her majority would raise the risk of negotiations failing, resulting in a legal limbo for people and business.

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  • Theresa May promises to get Tories 'out of this mess'
Theresa May promises to get Tories 'out of this mess'

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who attended a political cabinet meeting on Monday, said she wanted the economy to be "first and foremost in our minds" in Brexit talks, in a signal that she wants the PM to scale back her focus on her priority of controlling immigration.

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  • Activist investigating Chinese factory making Ivanka Trump shoes arrested
Activist investigating Chinese factory making Ivanka Trump shoes arrested

The Associated Press reports that three men investigating the business practices of the company have been declared arrested or missing following a probe into the Ivanka-affiliated company. Nicholas Bequelin, East Asia director for Amnesty International, says the "eagerness of members of [the Trump family] to do business in China while airbrushin...

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  • Stunning blow for May in United Kingdom exit poll
Stunning blow for May in United Kingdom exit poll

Daily Mirror accused May of forming a "Coalition of crackpots", and pointed out that Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party - with whom May has formed the government - opposes gay marriage and abortion. The result ended his career and shocked Europe. "Corbyn showed himself to be a likable character in this campaign", he said. The pound ...

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  • No change to Brexit plan despite election setback, says Theresa May's spokesman
No change to Brexit plan despite election setback, says Theresa May's spokesman

The divorce issues include the rights of European Union citizens in Britain as well as United Kingdom citizens in the European Union, how much Britain will have to pay to cover previous spending commitments and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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  • Philippine Marines Killed in Clashes With Militants
Philippine Marines Killed in Clashes With Militants

The two countries are bound by a 1951 mutual defense treaty, though Duterte has tried to steer the Philippines away from United States influence since he became president a year ago. However, the request for assistance reveals just how significant the conflict is in Marawi . The order allegedly came from the ISIS leadership to unite all thei...

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  • Angry James McClean says Austria played with '12 men'
Angry James McClean says Austria played with '12 men'

I thought Duffy's disallowed goal was a goal. It was definitely a goal. "But we fought back and we're still in the competition". And, while O'Neill admits he expects the group to go to the final-day meeting with the Welsh in Cardiff, he is not overlooking the trip to Georgia on September 2, followed by the visit of Serbia three days later.

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  • Maryland, DC sue Trump over business dealings
Maryland, DC sue Trump over business dealings

The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Monday sued President Donald Trump , accusing the commander-in-chief of violating a constitutional anti-corruption clause that bars him from accepting money from foreign governments, according to multiple reports.

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  • Blacktown Top Spot For Dole Bludgers
Blacktown Top Spot For Dole Bludgers

Nationals MP Andrew Broad, whose Victorian electorate includes Mildura - which has the state's highest rate of welfare non-compliance - says there are job opportunities in his region. More than 22,900 people in Queensland failed to turn up to five or more Centrelink appointments or job interviews in the a year ago, the figures show.

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  • Chaos reigns as May races to form govt.
Chaos reigns as May races to form govt.

With the 318 Conservative seats plus the DUP seats, May would have 328 votes - just above the 326 needed for a majority . Instead, the election stripped May of her majority and obliterated her political authority. Senior members in Theresa May's government are moving to support her leadership despite doubts about whether she will remain in p...

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  • Energy experts give support to Finkel review
Energy experts give support to Finkel review

Dr Finkel's report, which calls for a clean energy target, is being reviewed by the Turnbull government in the hope of bringing an end to a decade of energy policy uncertainty in Australia. Senator Leyonhjelm said a clean energy target still counted as a tax on coal and that the future of fossil fuels depended on the emissions intensity baseline be...

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  • I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM
I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM

Mr Barwell has replaced Mrs May's key aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill who both stepped down after facing furious criticism from party MPs and officials who said they played a significant role in the party's poor performance at the General Election.

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  • Days after Stoops' retirement, 4-star recruit flips from Texas to Oklahoma
Days after Stoops' retirement, 4-star recruit flips from Texas to Oklahoma

Tatum is ranked as the No. 2 overall player in his class in the state of Oklahoma, the No. 4 strong-side defensive end in the country and the No. 86 overall recruit in the nation, according to 247Sports. Oklahoma now has nine commitments for the 2018 class (10 if you include Dillon Faamatau , who actually plans to enroll for 2017). He is Oklahoma'...

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  • Author eats his book on live TV after incorrect United Kingdom poll prediction
Author eats his book on live TV after incorrect United Kingdom poll prediction

I'm saying this out loud. Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party 's representation in Parliament fell to 318 MPs - eight seats shy of keeping an outright majority in the Parliament - while Corbyn's Labour Party brought their representation to 262 MPs.

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  • Gatland expected to shuffle Lions side against Blues
Gatland expected to shuffle Lions side against Blues

Gatland said he doesn't worry too much about those perceptions, but his apparent frustration suggested otherwise. Nor does he enjoy defending his coaching methods. "It's nice and it feels we are very welcome here in New Zealand". Down 3-0 to a Sexton penalty goal, a Gatland bomb was left to bounce by Lions fullback Stuart Hogg and fell back ...

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  • Former FBI director Comey testifying before Senate committee
Former FBI director Comey testifying before Senate committee

Former FBI director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading " lies, plain and simple " about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency.

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  • Democratic Senator: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey To Nix FBI Investigation
Democratic Senator: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey To Nix FBI Investigation

In an interview with ABC News, Conway appeared to indicate that the president would allow Comey to testify, saying, "We'll be watching with the rest of the world when Director Comey testifies". This is the letter President Trump sent to FBI Director James Comey regarding his dismissal on May 9, 2017. Controversy erupted again this week afte...

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  • Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes
Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes

We recently asked you to support our journalism. "Be fair, Jon", he said. You and I are friends. So far there is no evidence that tapes of Comey and Trump's conversations actually exist outside of the White House, creating an air of mystery around the idea and distracting from the many already damning allegations around the Trump administrati...

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  • Britain's May fights for survival
Britain's May fights for survival

She needs 18 more seats, with only 17 more seats left to declare. The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. The Labour Party was projected to win 266, up from 229. Oettinger said that "time for Brexit negotiations is getting tight" and added that "they must ...

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