• Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings
Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings

In a report published on Wednesday, the paper quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include national intelligence director Daniel Coats, Admiral Mike Rogers who heads the National Security Agency (NSA), and his recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett .

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  • Confederations Cup hosts Russia welcomes FIFA measures to combat racism
Confederations Cup hosts Russia welcomes FIFA measures to combat racism

We are here to win games. Australia , meanwhile, were thrashed 4-0 by an understrength Brazil side in their last warm-up game. This scheme works, and football fans are already arriving. "It's important on many levels". With so many fringe players keen to stake a claim for a World Cup spot in a year's time, they are likely to be the main thre...

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  • US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury
US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury

Also known as persistent vegetative state, the syndrome's symptoms include no voluntary movement or awareness of surroundings. Doctors say he has severe injury to all regions of his brain. Fred Warmbier praised the Trump administration for working to free his son, saying the president called him on Wednesday night and said, "We worked hard and I'm...

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  • Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire
Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

The fire brigade said the inferno was unprecedented in its scale and speed. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones and the homes in which they lived", said May, as firefighters said parts of the council-owned building in west London had become structurally unsafe.

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  • Attorney General Sessions Testifies
Attorney General Sessions Testifies

Sessions argued that in the context of that hearing, "my answer was a fair and correct response to the charge as I understood it". "If any brief interaction occurred in passing with the Russian ambassador in that reception, I do not remember it".

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  • Firefighters thank Londoners for 'overwhelming' support after Grenfell Tower blaze
Firefighters thank Londoners for 'overwhelming' support after Grenfell Tower blaze

Thirty people are being treated at area hospitals, with 15 in critical condition, officials said. "People were absolutely devastated by yesterday's events", Cotton said. A young boy, among a crowd of 300 outside Notting Hill Methodist Church, boldly asked London's Mayor Sadiq Khan a haunting question. Khan replied that firefighters were still s...

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  • Philippines says some militants may have slipped out of embattled city
Philippines says some militants may have slipped out of embattled city

The ill-equipped military has mostly operated against rebels in mountainous territory or on remote islands and is unused to urban warfare. To totally defeat terrorism in all its forms as exemplified by the ongoing conflict in Marawi City , all Filipinos must unite to effectively combat this evil.

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  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining whether Trump obstructed justice
Reports say Mueller probe now examining whether Trump obstructed justice

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought, Trump says
Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought, Trump says

Many lawmakers in both parties, as well as the president, called for unity after the shooting. But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left.

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  • The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history
The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history

Netanyahu made the comments at a ceremony to mark 50 years since the outbreak of the 1967 Six-Day War, when it occupied the West Bank and east Jerusalem . Construction in recent years has involved expanding existing settlements in the West Bank, with many countries warning it is gradually eating away at any chance of a two- state solution with...

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  • Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller
Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller

Trump's associates co-ordinated with the Kremlin, Mr. Trump himself was now the subject of a special council probe for possibly obstructing the investigation by firing FBI director James Comey in May. "But it wouldn't surprise me at all, even though it would be absolutely astonishing were he (Trump) to entertain this". That will never happen wi...

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  • Russian military claims may have killed IS leader Baghdadi
Russian military claims may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

There was no mention of any specific leaders being killed in the report. Some 300 other ISIL commanders and fighters were killed in that series of air strikes last month. In one reported case, ISIS slaughtered 163 civilians and left their bodies in the street for days, the United Nations said. The Russian military said the US was informed in ...

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  • Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire
Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near London tower fire

Mr Cundy said investigators had examined the location where the fire is believed to have started, but conditions within the tower remain "hazardous". Stairwells can have a chimney effect, funnelling flames upwards, while corridors can have a so-called trench effect. More than 200 firefighters worked through the night.

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  • ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi likely killed in Russian airstrike
ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi likely killed in Russian airstrike

The airstrike on May 28 was carried out on the outskirts of the militant group's de facto capital Raqqa , on a command post where ISIS leaders were meeting, according to Russian state media reports. He said according to his information al Baghdadi was a different part of Syria at the end of May. At the time, he was considered a low-level al Qaed...

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  • North Korean hackers 'behind WannaCry cyberattack that hit NHS'
North Korean hackers 'behind WannaCry cyberattack that hit NHS'

The Sony hack came as the company planned to release the movie " The Interview ", a satire about an assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The North Korean state is also alleged to employ an "army of trolls" numbering tens of thousands of staff whose objective is to spread propaganda, hack websites and attack neighbouring South...

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  • India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final
India to play Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Virat Kohli's men were clinical on all fronts, be it batting, bowling or fielding. The captain was not anxious that India's middle order was not getting enough opportunities to have a go. "As a captain, he was brilliant". Sabbir and Tamim then played some gutsy cricket to launch a stunning counter-attack on India . "I think a lot of sides...

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  • Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation
Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation

The bill, which includes both Russian and Iranian sanctions, now heads to the House, which still needs to pass it before it goes to President Donald Trump's desk. Broad new sanctions would be imposed on Russia's mining, metals, shipping and railways sectors. The measure would then apply new sanctions against Russian Federation for its activities ...

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  • Politico Poll: More Trust Comey Than Trump
Politico Poll: More Trust Comey Than Trump

But if questions coming into Tuesday's hearing were, "How would Sessions respond to fired FBI Director James Comey's intimation that there was something else - something classified - about Sessions to be concerned about?" or "What more do we know about President Trump's role in firing Comey or putting pressure on officials to drop the Russian...

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  • Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand
Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand

We examine five key talking points... Gatland had previously targeted the Maori All Blacks clash on June 17 as the fixture where he would be closing in on his line-up for the first Test. "The pleasing thing was it was a big step up in performance". Good work at the ruck, scrum, and the majority of lineouts provided quality ball for the backs.

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  • India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India's Test ace Cheteshwar Pujara, who is now in England playing for Nottinghamshire in English County, said: "Fantastic win!" But when, to his evident dismay, the wicket-keeper hit a Jadhab full toss to Kohli at mid-wicket, Bangladesh were 179 for five in the 36th over.

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