• Special Counsel Robert Mueller Investigating Jared Kushner's Finances
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Investigating Jared Kushner's Finances

The probe into Kushner's business dealings is part of the special counsel's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. This, some observers have said, might amount to a case against Trump for obstructing justice. Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures inclu...

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  • Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business
Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

In a Thursday briefing call, reporters pressed officials on why the Trump administration is emphasizing Cuba's human rights issues when the White House has previously demonstrated interest in working with other problematic regimes. The powerful Grupo de Administracion Empresarial S.A also runs most foreign hotels, meaning that Marriott's Starwood...

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  • Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks
Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks

Cosby pleaded not guilty to the charges. After all, virtually all litigators have been surprised, in talking with jurors after real or mock trials, to learn that it was a failure to present a bit of readily available evidence which doomed their case.

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  • Rosenstein Hits Media for 'Anonymous Allegations' on Russia Probe
Rosenstein Hits Media for 'Anonymous Allegations' on Russia Probe

But while the president is deeply suspicious of Mr. Mueller , his anger is reserved for Mr. Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation inquiry, and especially for Mr. Kind of. Allegations of commingling between politics and law enforcement are age-old and standard, even when there's not a special counsel . He has entertained the ...

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  • Fire Mueller? Don't even think about it
Fire Mueller? Don't even think about it

Several conservative allies of Trump have criticized Mueller in recent days, and a friend of Trump, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , said on Monday evening that Trump was thinking about firing Mueller. Because friends who have talked to the president about this [say] that he sounds very much about Bob Mueller - venting about this unaccountable inve...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos
Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

The natural disaster of news would have been 5-inch headlines in papers across the country - except for the tragic shooting in Virginia. The list of people who enrage the president is said to include Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation in the first place, and former golden boy Jar...

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  • Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

The current champion is Brazil but sadly, they did not make it to this years cup. The opening ceremony turned the St. Petersburg Arena into the setting for a spectacular and bright show, with more than 2,000 actors involved in the performance.

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  • Putin jokes he'd offer Comey asylum like he did with Snowden
Putin jokes he'd offer Comey asylum like he did with Snowden

Snowden fled to Hong Kong, and then to Russian Federation, which allotted him asylum. "And if he faces pressure, then we are happy to offer him political asylum too", Putin said . " They gathered opposition forces and financed them, went to opposition rallies ", Putin said. "We are ready for a constructive dialogue". By phrasing a question uniqu...

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  • Britain could only stay in EU on worse terms, Guy Verhofstadt says
Britain could only stay in EU on worse terms, Guy Verhofstadt says

Speaking before she entered talks with the new Fine Geal Leader, Foster threw down the gauntlet to Sinn Fein and said her party were "ready to dance" in order to restore a power sharing executive up North. DUP leader Arlene Foster said she is ready to "tango" with Sinn Fein in order to finally put a government together in NI after five months of le...

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  • British Agree to EU Demand to Start Brexit With Divorce Talks
British Agree to EU Demand to Start Brexit With Divorce Talks

Arriving for a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is that we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward".

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller
Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller

Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former FBI director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the investigation. for a special counsel". The talk about dismissing Mr Mueller appeared to be coming from Trump allies, including some close to White House strategist Steve Bannon, who are increasingly frustrated w...

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  • Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery
Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

The doctor said Scalise has been sedated although the dosage has been turned down to allow him to respond to family members. Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving.

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  • Theresa May 'confident' of Queen's Speech vote with or without DUP deal
Theresa May 'confident' of Queen's Speech vote with or without DUP deal

Despite her party's expectations of a landslide victory May lost her majority in parliament , pushing her into rushed talks on a support agreement with a small Eurosceptic Northern Irish Protestant party with 10 parliamentary seats. "If there are difficulties with the Northern Ireland executive or with any one of a number of things that might well...

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  • Trump appears to confirm obstruction investigation, attack Rosenstein in morning tweet rant
Trump appears to confirm obstruction investigation, attack Rosenstein in morning tweet rant

Rosenstein told the Associated Press earlier this month that when he hired Mueller he discussed the possibility of having recuse himself "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation" and if recusal is necessary. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wrote his own letter, insisting that Rosenstein's hard-earned reputation as an "apolitical ...

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  • S.Korea finds apparent North Korean drone near border
S.Korea finds apparent North Korean drone near border

U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Thursday the resumption of talks with North Korea on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula is made more hard by Pyongyang's increasingly frequent missile tests. Pyongyang often accuses Seoul of kidnapping its citizens and forcing them to defect to the South. Analysts say the most recen...

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  • Turkey's FM heads to Riyadh to mediate the Qatar crisis
Turkey's FM heads to Riyadh to mediate the Qatar crisis

President Donald Trump authorized a $12 billion arms deal with Qatar days after he accused the country of sponsoring terrorism. The sale "will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar ", the Defense Department said in a statement, according to th...

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  • Harbaugh talks up another European trip for Wolverines
Harbaugh talks up another European trip for Wolverines

He said he took a straw poll. "Finish up in London with a spring game". There was so much to see in Rome, it was unbelievable. "We had 39 wonderful minutes with President Obama, saw Mrs. "He won't represent the team on the field in games until the case is finalized until there's closure", Harbaugh said Saturday. The Obamas would be the biggest ...

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise

The shooting has raised questions about lawmakers' security, renewed the nation's contentious debate over guns, and drawn new attention to the harsh rhetoric that reflects America's political polarisation. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip se...

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  • Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries
Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. "He has received multiple units of blood transfusion". (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A playground near the baseball f...

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  • Donald Trump earned hundreds of millions in past year, financial forms show
Donald Trump earned hundreds of millions in past year, financial forms show

In Friday's financial disclosure report, which reflects business during the 2016 calendar year, the Trump Old Post Office LLC cited hotel-related revenue in reporting income of $19.6 million. Trump drew scrutiny and criticism after he departed from roughly 40 years of tradition for major-party candidates by declining to release any of his ta...

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