• DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation
DAG Rosenstein Considering Recusal from Russia Investigation

Carson was asked if he believed Mueller could be fair following the President's tweets calling the probe into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation "a witch hunt". That left Rosenstein in charge of the Russian Federation probe. In another tweet earlier yesterday, Trump writes, "After 7 months of investigations & committee ...

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  • President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy
President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy

According to the Guardian , under President Trump's plans, diplomatic relations with Cuba will remain in place , and so will commercial flights to the country. The US embassy that was closed in 1961 reopened in Havana. USA airlines and cruise ships will still be allowed to serve the island 90 miles south of Florida.

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  • UK election throws up wider array of Brexit alternatives
UK election throws up wider array of Brexit alternatives

The negotiations will be headed by the Commission's team on the European Union side, but the Council's working group made up of diplomats from the 27 member states would be on-call for feedback. Hammond said his presence at the EU finance ministers' meeting was "a sign of our commitment to being close partners with the European Union after we've ...

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  • United States accuses Chinese firm of money-laundering
United States accuses Chinese firm of money-laundering

The complaint released Thursday accuses Mingzheng International Trading of secretly moving funds to North Korea's state-owned foreign trade bank through the US financial system back in 2015. Mingzheng International Trading Limited has not commented. There is no phone listing in Shenyang for Mingzheng International Trading. It described the ba...

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  • More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal
More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes said 16 people died in their cars on a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera and three people died from smoke inhalation in Figueiro dos Vinhos. President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet families of the victims, "sharing their pain in the name of all the ...

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  • Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87
Father of German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies aged 87

But, Kohl gained the support of both the Soviet Union and the US and by October 1990, West and East were once more a single country for the first time since the end of WWII, and Helmut Kohl was the leader of the Unified Germany. The party leaders hinted that Kohl's tenure was more productive than his successors Gerhard Schröder and Merkel. US...

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  • Schlapp Questions 'Problematic' Hirings of Lawyers for Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe
Schlapp Questions 'Problematic' Hirings of Lawyers for Mueller's Trump-Russia Probe

The Post's information on Coats is based on anonymous sources who claimed Trump asked Coats whether he could ask Comey to back off the FBI's focus on Flynn. As counter-programming to the Russian Federation narrative consuming the White House, Jared Kushner's Office of American Innovation has been talking up "Infrastructure Week" and "Workforce...

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  • US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

The investigation regarding obstruction-of-justice began in the days following Trump's firing of Comey on May 9 and before Mueller's appointment as the special counsel, according to the people associated with the matter. Dianne Feinstein of California, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said she was "growing increasingly concerned...

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  • Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list
Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting, eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said , as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, made a decision to come to the game for the first time . Matt Golin, who lives about a half mile from where the shooting happened in Alexandria, chose to come to his f...

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  • Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Sava estimates there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's pelvis and says doctors don't intend to try to remove them all, as that could cause more harm than good . Predicting when the congressman would be released from the hospital was hard, the doctor said, adding that "he will require a period of healing and of rehabilitation".

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  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Reportedly Probing Jared Kushner's Business Dealings
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Reportedly Probing Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

Gorkov's state-owned bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) has been under USA sanctions since 2014. Questions of conflicts of interest are typically a matter of "self-regulation", rather than Justice Department regulations, said Jonathan Turley , a public policy law expert at George Washington University.

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  • Trump says he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry
Trump says he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team. Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Wa...

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  • Schiff: 'Useless' for Trump to Fire Mueller
Schiff: 'Useless' for Trump to Fire Mueller

A day before former FBI Director Robert Mueller accepted the appointment to be the special counsel probing Russian meddling in the presidential election, President Trump met with him to talk about taking another turn as FBI director.

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  • Casey recovers from triple-bogey as Day, McIlroy miss cut
Casey recovers from triple-bogey as Day, McIlroy miss cut

Open, the Wisconsin resident will make the weekend cut, going into it just one over par through the first two days. As well as Thomas, compatriot Patrick Reed was one of the biggest early movers, surging up the field with a dazzling round that included four birdies on the front nine against one bogey.

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  • Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond is the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. Barton, a Republican from Texas and the team's manager, joked that his players "wouldn't be this nice next year". Republican Chuck Fleischmann of Tennessee scored in the first innings, enjoying a different sort of adrenaline than the one he experience...

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  • In Kabul, anger against Afghan government touches off deadly street clashes
In Kabul, anger against Afghan government touches off deadly street clashes

At least 20 people were killed and almost 90 wounded when three consecutive explosions rocked Kabul city during of Senator Ezadyar's son's funeral. "Many people have been killed and wounded at the funeral of Salim Ezadyar", Abdul Wudood, son of a prominent Afghan politician, told AFP .

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  • Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course
Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course

It wasn't clear whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports this week that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month. But Senate investigators continue to press other top officials of the U.S. Intelligence Community for details ab...

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  • Ignatius: Trump should ignore friends and leave Mueller in place
Ignatius: Trump should ignore friends and leave Mueller in place

He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. Chief of Staff Reince Preibus-considered a casualty-in-waiting in a supposedly imminent White House staff shake up-is virulently opposed to the idea, the Times rep...

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  • Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby's criminal trial as jury deadlocks
Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby's criminal trial as jury deadlocks

The judge sought to comfort the jurors, at least one of whom fought back tears, calling their epic deliberation "one of the more courageous acts, one of the more selfless acts that I've seen in the justice system". Constand "has shown such courage through this, and we are in awe of what she has done", Steele said. "I get emotional how hard you've...

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  • London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say
London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say

The search for remains had been paused because of safety concerns but has resumed. Police surrounded May as she left a church Friday following the meeting with survivors and protesters shouted "Shame on you!" and "Coward!" Twenty firefighters and four fire engines remained at Grenfell Tower throughout last night (local time), the London Fir...

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