• Trump under investigation over Comey firing
Trump under investigation over Comey firing

Whether Trump can tolerate a free-ranging investigation, directed by Mueller , that could raise questions about the legitimacy of his Electoral College victory, the topic that most sparks his rage, will be a critical test for a president who has continued on Twitter and elsewhere to flout the advice of his staff, friends and legal team.

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  • Sen. Bernie Sanders says Virginia shooter apparently volunteered on his campaign
Sen. Bernie Sanders says Virginia shooter apparently volunteered on his campaign

Hodgkinson - a 66-year-old former campaign volunteer who opened fire hours earlier on Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game. For his profile picture on Facebook, he chose an image of Sanders. When he went outside, he saw Hodgkinson shooting a rifle into or on a cornfield. A review of his online posts stretching back several years fou...

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  • Sessions grilled by senators in angry exchanges
Sessions grilled by senators in angry exchanges

But Sessions' testimony did little to clear up suspicion about potential collusion between U.S. president Donald Trump's campaign staff and Russian officials , because the attorney general often stopped short of saying definitively that something did or did not happen, and seemed imply he had a limited memory of events that occurred just a y...

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  • Sessions' Sexist Stonewalling at the Senate Hearing
Sessions' Sexist Stonewalling at the Senate Hearing

He could not point to specific Justice Department language, even though Sessions said he had consulted with department attorneys before the hearing. He also said that since his recusal, "I have no knowledge about this investigation... "We know you departed Attorney General Sherlock". This special edition of Navigating Trump's America recaps Sessi...

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  • May meets with Northern Irish Party
May meets with Northern Irish Party

Corbyn has said he is ready to put forward a programme of governance to oppose the Conservatives. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the government was not looking at a formal coalition but would seek assurances that the DUP would vote with May "on the big things".

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  • Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game
Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

The FBI is investigating possible motives, known acquaintances, and his last whereabouts. Trump dropped that position during a March 2016 debate, when he said, "I don't support it anymore". Scalise, 51, was first elected to the House in 2008 and served as chairman of the Republican Study Committee, a group of conservatives, before becoming whip...

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  • Death toll climbs in London tower fire
Death toll climbs in London tower fire

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said many questions now need to be answered about tower blocks around the city. The London Fire Brigade said it rescued 65 people. Prime Minister Theresa May was said to be "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" and newly appointed police and fire minister Nick Hurd will chair a meeting of the Civil Contingencies Se...

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  • Death toll rises in London tower block inferno
Death toll rises in London tower block inferno

The fire has been. Officials say the blaze is largely contained but the building is still smoldering. "The flames, I have never seen anything like it, it just reminded me of 9/11". Steve Apter, director of safety and assurance at London Fire Brigade, said: "I can confirm I have had firefighters manage to get through particularly arduous condi...

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Dodges Donald Trump Questions, Angering Democrats
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Dodges Donald Trump Questions, Angering Democrats

Sessions continued to insist that he could both recuse himself from the FBI's Russian Federation investigation and support the dismissal of Comey as the FBI director. Sessions said "it appears" Russians attempted to interfere in the election, based on what the intelligence community believes. According to the FBI's acting director Andrew Mc...

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  • Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia
Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia

The shooter is in police custody, according to CNN. Texas Representative Roger Williams, who coaches the GOP team, said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot, but "is doing well and is expected to make a full recovery". DeSantis gave a similar account. Senator Bernie Sanders later said he'd been informed that Hodgkinson "apparently vo...

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  • Another Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Travel Ban
Another Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Travel Ban

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to rule on the president's executive order banning entry into the USA for nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, which Trump argues is necessary to prevent the entry of terrorists.

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  • Eyewitnesses Recount Valiant Actions of Law Enforcement, Others in Virginia Shooting
Eyewitnesses Recount Valiant Actions of Law Enforcement, Others in Virginia Shooting

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Ala., Sen. " Steve Scalise is in leadership and that's the only reason there was security detail there at all". Mr Scalise's office said he was in stable condition and undergoing surgery. "We insisted that he (the officer) go back and get attended to because he was bleeding...

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  • May under pressure to strike deal and soften Brexit stance
May under pressure to strike deal and soften Brexit stance

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster (L), and DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds prepare to address the media outside Stormont Castle, on the Stormont Estate in Belfast, Northern Ireland , on June 12, 2017. Mrs May backed the "remain" side ahead of last year's historic referendum over Britain's membership to the EU. Before the electi...

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  • May's election gamble backfires as voters throw a surprise
May's election gamble backfires as voters throw a surprise

Instead of opting for a post-election shuffle, the Prime Minister retained key figures in her cabinet. The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , home secretary Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace May.

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  • Firefighters raced into their worst nightmare at Grenfell Tower
Firefighters raced into their worst nightmare at Grenfell Tower

TalkTalk spokeswoman Isobel Bradshaw said: "The office is open to anyone affected by it or emergency services who need a break or somewhere to rest". "I'm not sure if they are all right yet". "It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen". "The fire started on the upper floors". "The more I looked up, floor upon floor". They have three children.

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  • Nurse Killed in London Bridge Terror Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'
Nurse Killed in London Bridge Terror Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'

South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden , 28, died while running towards danger to help victims on the bridge, her family said. Identities of the London Bridge attack victims have continued to emerge, as police recovered a body from the Thames while searching for a French tourist missing since Saturday night.

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  • Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Riles Democrats
Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Riles Democrats

I've heard people invoke executive privilege before and use, you know, use that as a reason not to share conversations they've had with the president. "Senator Sessions appears to know nothing", the comedian added, "which explains why he was the first senator to endorse Trump". Al Franken suggests that the two may indeed have met that day.

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  • London fire: Six killed, dozens injured in tragedy at Grenfell Tower
London fire: Six killed, dozens injured in tragedy at Grenfell Tower

A plume of black smoke stretched for miles (kilometers) across the pale sky after dawn, revealing the blackened, flame-licked wreckage of the building. "My thoughts are with the victims, their families and all of those who had their homes destroyed", she said. One man pushed a baby stroller teetering with bottles of water, jugs of milk and cans of ...

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  • US attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations
US attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

After ex-FBI Director James Comey testified last week that Sessions was dismissed from the Oval Office so President Trump could try to persuade him to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn (his disgraced former national security advisor) many questions lingered.

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  • London fire: Grenfall Tower witnesses recall harrowing night
London fire: Grenfall Tower witnesses recall harrowing night

A gentleman ran forward and managed to grab the baby". He said he saw people drop from around the 15th floor but it was hard to tell in the darkness of the early hours. Fire-fighting crews still had to reach the top four floors of the building where several hundred people live in 130 apartments. "I was in bed and I heard people shout fire, fire...

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