• Trump `investigated for obstruction of justice´ in Russia probe
Trump `investigated for obstruction of justice´ in Russia probe

The Post calls it "a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation". The unnamed officials told the newspaper the obstruction of justice investigation began just days after President Trump fired former FBI director James Comey on 9 May.

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  • Samantha Bee Calls Out Jeff Sessions' 'Folksy Bulls
Samantha Bee Calls Out Jeff Sessions' 'Folksy Bulls

I guess his parents just ran out of space on the birth certificate". Bee noted that Sessions even "got an assist" from Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton, who asked if he liked to watch spy movies. "The folksy prevarication elf had just drawled us all into a coma when we were suddenly jolted awake by a fast-talking lady lawyer!", said Bee. "You have ...

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  • Trump 'under investigation for obstruction of justice' by Russia probe special counsel'
Trump 'under investigation for obstruction of justice' by Russia probe special counsel'

He met with the two top members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday to discuss preventing conflicts in their separate investigations into Russian election interference, and he's set to meet with House Intelligence panel leaders in coming days.

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  • Trump demurs on tape recording, House Intelligence responds
Trump demurs on tape recording, House Intelligence responds

On Friday morning, Trump said in a Twitter post, "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" The Maine Republican said Comey was wrong to leak his private conversation with the president.

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  • Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction
Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction

But after Comey testified to Congress last week about what he said were Trump's attempts to get Comey to publicly exonerate him, Kasowitz maintained that Trump "was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference". Comey's leadership in the wake of the Clinton email investigation". Administration officials are reportedly ...

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  • Sessions says suggestions he worked with Russian Federation an
Sessions says suggestions he worked with Russian Federation an "appalling lie"

HEINRICH: My understanding is that you took an oath, you raised your right hand here today, and you said that you would solemnly tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, and now you're not answering questions. "Not one thing happened that was improper" in his two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 ...

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  • Bernie Sanders' supporter attacks U.S. lawmakers, dies in shootout
Bernie Sanders' supporter attacks U.S. lawmakers, dies in shootout

The shooting happened in dugout area during early morning baseball practice for Thursday's annual Congressional Baseball Game which pits Democrats against Republicans. "I don't see this as a gun control issue". Tim Kaine said. "We have wonderful security on the Hill, but anytime we're off, we don't". Rep. Mike Doyle, who manages the Democratic te...

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  • American Student Held By North Korea Arrives Home
American Student Held By North Korea Arrives Home

The North Koreans agreed and he was flown out on Tuesday. Sweden represents USA diplomatic interests in North Korea . President Donald Trump has been vowing to exert "maximum pressure" on North Korea to make it abandon its nuclear weapons program but has also dangled the prospect of talks with Kim, whom he called a "smart cookie".

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  • Sessions contradicts Comey on Trump exchange
Sessions contradicts Comey on Trump exchange

A spokesman for Trump's lawyer told NBC: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the recently retired deputy NSA dir...

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  • Conversations With Ambassadors 'Everyday Occurences,' Idaho's Jim Risch Says To Jeff Sessions
Conversations With Ambassadors 'Everyday Occurences,' Idaho's Jim Risch Says To Jeff Sessions

Testifying at a Senate hearing , Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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  • Dealership's bold response to panhandler goes viral
Dealership's bold response to panhandler goes viral

He said: "I make more money than any of you". The panhandler declined, saying he made twice as much doing what he was doing. Photos of the sign and the panhandler were shared on Facebook and went viral, generating a lot of support for how the dealership handled the situation.

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  • More terrorists detained — Iran`s Intelligence Ministry
More terrorists detained — Iran`s Intelligence Ministry

Announcing the retribution against the mastermind behind the attack , Alavi used another term for ISIS to say, "Our enemy is not Daesh, but rather Daesh is a tool in the hand of our foes", according to the Islamic Republic News Agency . Gabriel was subsequently and separately visited by the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He added ...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Woman's desperate search for relatives
Grenfell Tower fire: Woman's desperate search for relatives

He said hospital protocol means authorities are not able to hand out information, meaning those searching for missing relatives have to beg for scraps of news from sympathetic nurses and police officers, who are reluctant to reveal details because of the trouble they could get into.

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  • Dennis Rodman says he's 'trying to open door' in North Korea
Dennis Rodman says he's 'trying to open door' in North Korea

When asked if he had spoken to Trump at all, Rodman said, "I'm pretty sure he's happy at the fact that I'm over here trying to accomplish something that we both need". But efforts to convince North Korea to release the men now held had not been successful until Warmbier's release Tuesday. "If not, we will solve the problem without them!" Bu...

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  • Father of freed student says son was 'brutalized' by captors
Father of freed student says son was 'brutalized' by captors

Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) was in a coma when he landed in Cincinnati late Tuesday. North Korea said he had fallen ill shortly after beginning a sentence of 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. A hospital spokeswoman didn't provide an update on his condition. He and his wife, Cindy, planned a Thursday news...

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  • I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach
I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

When Leo Varadkar assumed power in Ireland on Wednesday, he blazed a trail of firsts: At 38 years old, the biracial son of an Indian immigrant father and Irish mother became the country's youngest-ever taoiseach , or prime minister. Mr Varadkar will not only take over the role of taoiseach , but also its main challenges, including Brexit nego...

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  • Duncan posts about shooting that injured fellow congressman:
Duncan posts about shooting that injured fellow congressman: "I am safe"

Rep. Claudia Tenney, a New York Republican, also got a threatening email saying, "One down, 216 to go", Spectrum News reporter Nick Reisman tweeted . We stop listening to others' points of view. I may want smaller government. Remarking about the man's appearance, DeSantis said he was "the type of guy if you were walking down the street you wouldn'...

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  • GOP baseball shooting: Scalise still in critical condition; Trump visits
GOP baseball shooting: Scalise still in critical condition; Trump visits

Although Hodgkinson's motives remain unclear, government sources were quick to indicate that there were no apparent links to worldwide terrorism. The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria , Virginia, where lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m.

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  • Audio from congressional baseball practice shooting released
Audio from congressional baseball practice shooting released

Nathan says to a person off-camera, in reference to the gunman's location. He added that the response to the attack "took a long time", but added "I'm sure it felt a lot longer than it was". The shooting left five people injured, including two Capitol Police officers, who traded gunfire with the shooter, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise ...

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  • Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter
Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter

Scalise is considered a rising star in President Donald Trump's Republican Party, a gregarious lawmaker who headed a conservative grouping in Congress before being elected by his peers as the House majority whip. The man thanked him. Hodgkinson, who was armed with a handgun and a rifle, died from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso, the Federa...

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