• FBI Denies FOIA Request for Comey Memos
FBI Denies FOIA Request for Comey Memos

However, nothing has changed", said Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman. In the recent meeting with Brand, Rosenstein told her that if he were to recuse himself, she would have to step in and take over those responsibilities. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo the White House used to justify the firing of the ex-FBI...

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  • Trump roll backs Obama's Cuba policy, calls it
Trump roll backs Obama's Cuba policy, calls it "one-sided"

And they will saddle the United States government with the complicated task of policing U.S. travel to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that runs much of the Cuban economy. "A backward move for (US-Cuban) relations would bring with it the collapse of many businesses" and "the suffering of all the...

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  • Spain offers help to Portugal for forest fires
Spain offers help to Portugal for forest fires

A huge wall of thick smoke and bright red flames could at one point be seen towering over the top of trees near houses in the wooded region. "Unfortunately, this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires", said a visibly moved Prime Minister Antonio Costa, who declared three days of mourning starting o...

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  • 57 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars
57 dead in central Portugal wildfires; many killed in cars

Around 600 firefighters were trying to put out the blazes, which started on Saturday. The secretary of state for internal administration, Jorge Gomes, said 22 people burned to death in their cars after becoming trapped by flames on the road between Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera.

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  • Ruth Davidson urges Nicola Sturgeon to take indyref2 off the table
Ruth Davidson urges Nicola Sturgeon to take indyref2 off the table

Speaking after Mr Salmond lost his seat, Scotland's First Minister said: "I want to also make particular mention of Alex Salmond , my friend and mentor for nearly 30 years, and without a shadow of a doubt the giant of modern Scottish politics - someone who has devoted his life to serving this country".

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  • Unclear when inmates will return to Georgia
Unclear when inmates will return to Georgia

Donnie Rowe , 43, was brought into custody along with 24 year-old Ricky DuBose in Shelbyville, TN. They said from there, they an stole another vehicle and headed to Bedford County, where investigators said they broke into an elderly couple's home.

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  • Scalise shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Scalise shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

They released photos of guns similar to the handgun and rifle that were used in the attack, which officials have said were purchased legally. Scalise, a Metairie Republican and the House Majority Whip, was shot in the hip with a rifle. The president made his comments as he spoke in Miami to announce a new policy on Cuba. The congressman's vit...

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  • Conservatives 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Peter Hain
Conservatives 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Peter Hain

May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to Brexit talks. "The idea that the United Kingdom led by this prime minister and this government can just blunder into negotiations starting one week today, I just don't think it's a credible proposition", she told reporters in London .

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  • Theresa May in breach of Belfast Agreement on DUP deal - Adams
Theresa May in breach of Belfast Agreement on DUP deal - Adams

Major urged May to reconsider leading a minority government instead, saying it is " an option well worth considering ". Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile almost two decades after a USA -brokered 1998 peace agreement...

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  • Scalise Was In 'Imminent Risk Of Death' After Shooting, Doctor Says
Scalise Was In 'Imminent Risk Of Death' After Shooting, Doctor Says

Scalise is sedated, but the husband and father of two has been able to respond to his doctors and family. Sava says Scalise will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces more operations. "He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to stop bleeding". The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodg...

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  • Congressional baseball game in DC raises more than $1 million for charity
Congressional baseball game in DC raises more than $1 million for charity

After Scalise was shot in the hip, the bullet traveled through his pelvis, fractured bones and injured internal organs. The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP.

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  • Trump To Sign Executive Order On Apprenticeships
Trump To Sign Executive Order On Apprenticeships

The Trumps will appear later Tuesday with Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on a visit to Waukesha County Technical School. "Instead apprentices earn while they learn", he added. The DOL for over 75 years has worked with state agency affiliates to register programs that meet quality training standards and lead to c...

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  • Jadhav case: Pakistan to appoint ad hoc judge in ICJ panel
Jadhav case: Pakistan to appoint ad hoc judge in ICJ panel

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Gopal Baglay confirmed that ICJ President Judge Ronny Abraham had met the representatives of both India and Pakistan on June 8 to discuss the timeline of the case. "Timelines were discussed and as a result of these discussions, we submitted to the court for an early and expeditious procee...

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  • Congressman Scalise Still in Serious Condition, but Showing Improvement: Hospital
Congressman Scalise Still in Serious Condition, but Showing Improvement: Hospital

That's according to a statement from Medstar Washington Hospital Center. A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.

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  • Putin: early to speak about retaliation against new US sanctions: agency
Putin: early to speak about retaliation against new US sanctions: agency

In other words, the Trump administration may (again) be betting that loyalty to the president - or more likely, fear of his political base - will be more important to House Republicans than the omnipresent suspicions over, and investigation into, possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, as well as the president's seeming a...

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  • Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack
Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

At the same time, the USA military command in Kabul confirmed the information and said that it happened at camp Shaheen in Mazar-I-Sharif, where is the 209 corps of the army. About sixty soldiers were killed on their bases, mostly at night, in the southern province of Kandahar alone during the same week at the end of May. The attack Saturday at C...

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  • Trump tweet appears to say he's being investigated by Justice
Trump tweet appears to say he's being investigated by Justice

Mr Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Moscow's involvement in the presidential election past year and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mr Mueller told the president to fire Mr Comey.

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  • France begins voting in second round of parliamentary election
France begins voting in second round of parliamentary election

But Chirac faced a united Socialist party holding most of the rest of the legislature, whereas Macron's opposition looks set to be split among several parties all facing internal problems after a bruising presidential campaign. Polls say the party can expect 11-21 deputies in the incoming parliament. "Instead of limiting the damage after the failur...

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  • Melania Trump, son Barron move into White House months after inauguration
Melania Trump, son Barron move into White House months after inauguration

Republicans have pressed Trump to say whether he has tapes of private conversations with Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena. US President Donald Trump has disputed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's statement about their dialogue concerning the probe of former national security...

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  • Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

A pro President Donald Trump supporter chants slogans, Friday, June 1, 2017, in Miami . Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) says President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy closes off a potentially lucrative market for American farmers. Under the revised travel policy, US officials say there will be tighter enforcement to make sure Americans legally ...

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