• Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin
Taoiseach to meet DUP, Sinn Féin delegations separately in Dublin

A Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons, just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels.

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  • Macron's party leads in French parliamentary elections
Macron's party leads in French parliamentary elections

To achieve that, a candidate would need more than half of the votes and that must account for at least a quarter of registered voters. It had been expected that the conservative Les Republicains (The Republicans) would be mobilized to form the largest bloc in the National Assembly.

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  • Trump Is Considering 'Terminating' Special Counsel Mueller, Friend Says
Trump Is Considering 'Terminating' Special Counsel Mueller, Friend Says

Last week, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said the committee would ask Johnson to testify about interactions former President Barack Obama's administration had with secretaries of state and local election officials about the dangers the Russian hacking posed to election systems.

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  • Trump Slams Russia Probe: Why Isn't Hillary Being Investigated?
Trump Slams Russia Probe: Why Isn't Hillary Being Investigated?

A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment. WASHINGTON (AP) - The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported.

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  • FBI issues new photos of man wanted in police chief's death
FBI issues new photos of man wanted in police chief's death

Webb is wanted in connection with the murder of Gregory Adams on December 4, 1980. The FBI released new images of one of the longest tenured fugitives on their "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list and their offering $100,000 for info leading to his arrest or remains.

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  • Trump Will Probably Fire Robert Mueller — Surprise
Trump Will Probably Fire Robert Mueller — Surprise

Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation served as the Trump White House's first reasoning for firing Comey - though Trump later undercut that explanation by saying he fired Comey in hopes of ending the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Mueller probe examining obstruction
Mueller probe examining obstruction

Onlookers have assumed that any obstruction was meant to prevent evidence of "collusion" or Russian infiltration of Trump's campaign from surfacing. "Nice", Trump tweeted , later repeating his accusation that the probe is a "witch hunt". Trump, believes that the mainstream media has not been fair to him and outlets like The New York Times , The ...

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  • Trump has 'no intention' to fire Mueller
Trump has 'no intention' to fire Mueller

The widening of the probe reportedly began shortly after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in early May. A spokesman for President Donald Trump's lawyer says a Washington Post report that the president is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice came from an "inexcusable and illegal" FBI leak.

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  • 'Happy Death Day' is the 'Groundhog Day' of horror movies
'Happy Death Day' is the 'Groundhog Day' of horror movies

Happy Death Day brings back a familiar 80s style slasher, combining it with a Groundhog Day premise. It stars Jessica Rothe as a college student who is murdered on the night of her birthday. You can check it out in the space above. Numerous horror movies made by Blumhouse have an element of the supernatural. Thus begins the continuous loop...

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  • Brexit talks won't be delayed
Brexit talks won't be delayed

An agreement with the DUP would bring in an additional 10 seats, pushing the party over the 326-seat threshold. The PM has been locked in talks with Northern Irish unionists in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) over forming an informal alliance that would give her the power to pursue her political agenda.

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  • Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him
Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice . Mueller and Comey are former associates, having worked closely together while Comey was deputy attorney general and Mueller was FBI Director under f...

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks: Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks: Sinn Fein

The European Parliament, which named former Belgian prime minister Verhofstadt as its Brexit pointman past year, will have the final say on any deal on Britain's exit from the EU. Former Tory Prime Minister John Major, who has raised concerns about the potential alliance, warned the more extreme elements in both Catholic and Protestant communities ...

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  • Donald Trump slams report on obstruction probe
Donald Trump slams report on obstruction probe

Warner cited reports that a friend of Trump's suggested that he was considering removing Mueller from the investigation. The FBI probe, now in the hands of special prosecutor Robert Mueller, shifted its focus to allegations of obstruction in the days after Trump fired the agency's then director James Comey on May 9.

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  • UK police detain man on suspicion of having a knife near parliament
UK police detain man on suspicion of having a knife near parliament

The Carriage Gates entrance to Parliament was closed following the arrest. Officers later put him in the back of a van. He has been detained by armed police outside the Palace of Westminster. However, there are no reports of any injuries. The incident is not thought to be terror related. The lockdown on Parliament was lifted roughly 45 minu...

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  • Watch the Congressional Baseball Teams Come Together For Emotional Moment of Prayer
Watch the Congressional Baseball Teams Come Together For Emotional Moment of Prayer

Hospital officials said Scalise suffered injuries to internal organs and fractured bones during the shooting . Scalise was rushed to MedStar Washington Hospital Center and was immediately taken into surgery. Joe L. Barton of Texas to the microphone and said his team wanted the trophy to be displayed in Scalise's office until the Louisiana co...

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  • Suspect in congressional baseball shooting now dead
Suspect in congressional baseball shooting now dead

Louis reports . He has been identified as a 66-year-old man from Belleville, Illinois, which is a small city just across the Mississippi River from the city of St Louis, Missouri. Hodgkinson is believed by investigators to have been a person "of strong views", a senior U.S. official said. Hodgkinson explained that he was simply using it for targ...

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  • CNN sues for release of Comey memos
CNN sues for release of Comey memos

But Trump certainly has one thing right: His presidency is imperiled so long as Mueller compels witnesses to testify, accumulates written evidence and traces the myriad of ties between the Trump team and Russians. But Ruddy opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality - the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for the Federal Bur...

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  • Shooter had been hanging around near the field for weeks, man says
Shooter had been hanging around near the field for weeks, man says

Duncan said he replied it was the Republican team, and the man thanked him and turned around. (FBI via AP). This poster released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation asks for information on James T. A review by 25 Investigates found Hodgkinson's political frustration stretched back long before President Trump and some of the current Republican...

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  • Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News
Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News

Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" They say senior intelligence officials will be interviewed about whether Mr Trump tried to en...

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  • Lily Allen's Newsnight appearance cancelled after controversial Grenfell Tower fire claims
Lily Allen's Newsnight appearance cancelled after controversial Grenfell Tower fire claims

Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy has said that the death toll is expected to rise significantly, but the tower is now still too risky for firefighters to recover numerous bodies. Speaking about people's growing anger at the council and government, she declared that: 'The council tries to drive people apart'. She later defended her decision to po...

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