• White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on
White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on

Sam Nunberg, who worked for Trump's presidential campaign, said it "could seem to be a conflict" for Mueller to first interview with the president to be a possible replacement for Comey and then days later to be named as the special counsel heading an investigation that could look into Comey's firing.

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  • United Kingdom political turmoil continues
United Kingdom political turmoil continues

However frustrating this waiting period might be for Barnier, he should be prepared for it to last a little longer. Theresa May is set for talks with the leaders of Northern Ireland's political parties to discuss their concerns over a Tory-DUP deal.

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  • U.S. attorney general denies involvement in any collusion with Russian Federation
U.S. attorney general denies involvement in any collusion with Russian Federation

During Comey's testimony before the same Senate committee last week, he said he wasn't aware of those concerns. The attorney general also said he couldn't confirm or deny private talks he had with Trump regarding Comey's firing.

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  • Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 17, MP alleges 'corporate manslaughter'
Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 17, MP alleges 'corporate manslaughter'

Thirty-four patients remained in hospital, of which 18 were in critical care. "In my 29 years of being a fire fighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale", London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters. Other building products were being imported to Australia that did not conform with local standards, the senator said. ...

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  • Gunman responsible for Congressman attack identified
Gunman responsible for Congressman attack identified

Sanders released a statement Wednesday morning condemning the shooting , stating he was "sickened by this despicable act". Four victims were transferred to the hospital with gunshot injuries: Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police officer.

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  • Australian jobs surge drives unemployment rate to 4-year low
Australian jobs surge drives unemployment rate to 4-year low

The participation rate, which refers to the number of people either employed or actively looking for work, was barely higher, up 0.1 per cent at 64.9 per cent. The trend underutilisation rate, which includes both unemployment and underemployment, remained at 14.5 per cent in May 2017. "Fifty-thousand Australians went out to get a job in May and t...

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  • How the Grenfell Tower disaster unfolded
How the Grenfell Tower disaster unfolded

London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Steve Apter said the "particularly hard to reach" parts of the building were still blazing, but that "almost all" of the building had been searched . Queen Elizabeth said in a message that her thoughts and prayers were with those families who had lost loved ones and with the many people still critically ...

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  • Theresa May has started borrowing Jeremy Corbyn's slogans
Theresa May has started borrowing Jeremy Corbyn's slogans

UK Prime Minister Theresa May insists the Conservatives are "steadfastly" committed to the hard-won Northern Irish peace process, despite holding controversial talks with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop up her minority government.

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  • Senate panel meets with special counsel Mueller in Russia probe
Senate panel meets with special counsel Mueller in Russia probe

Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired Comey.

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  • Prince Harry visits London's Borough Market following attack
Prince Harry visits London's Borough Market following attack

The Prince spoke to baker Matt Jones at the "Bread Ahead" stall, whose staff protected members of the public the attackers as they went on the violent rampage, The Evening Standard reports. I was at home at the time but I had staff working on the night of the attack. He walked around the covered market and met with security officer, Ganga Garbu...

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  • Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'
Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'

Ryan argued Mueller must be allowed to carry on his investigation "because of what [Trump] did with Comey", referring to the president's decision to fire the former FBI director over the Russian Federation investigation. Mr Comey said he was "sure" Mr Mueller was looking at whether Mr Trump had obstructed justice. The Post report came days af...

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  • 'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit
'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

May and DUP leader Arlene Foster held more than an hour of talks on Tuesday, after which Foster said an agreement, which is expected to be more informal than a coalition, could be done "sooner rather than later". May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early, in the hope of bolstering ...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn pledges to bury the hatchet with Labour rebels
Jeremy Corbyn pledges to bury the hatchet with Labour rebels

Labour won 56 fewer seats than the Conservatives across the United Kingdom but did considerably better than expected as it denied Theresa May a majority in the House of Commons. However, a deal with the DUP also risks destabilising Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists. May has not yet responded to a proposal ...

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  • London fire: Death toll rises
London fire: Death toll rises

LANGFITT: The building, now a smoking hulk, had 120 apartments. Tiago Etienne, 17, said he saw about three children between the ages of 4 and 8 being dropped from around the 15th floor. "But everyone else, it's all gone". Dany told reporters she feared firefighters would find more victims still inside the building. "This was clearly a very ra...

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  • Trump says Louisiana congressman - a 'true friend and patriot' - will survive shooting
Trump says Louisiana congressman - a 'true friend and patriot' - will survive shooting

Scalise underwent surgery for a wound to the hip, and was in critical condition. Kinzinger praised the Capitol Police special agents who are being credited with stopping the shooter, James T. In addition to its usual local beneficiaries, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund will be a recipient of the donations. Democratic former Alexandria Mayor Bil...

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  • Kamala Harris questioning cut off for second week in a row
Kamala Harris questioning cut off for second week in a row

Kamala Harris has proven to be an astute and forceful questioner during Senate committee hearings. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during her questioning of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on June 7. " She was asking some tough questions", Powers pushed back. "I was not interrupted". Both hearing exchanges have prompted women to discu...

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  • Theresa May: I'm sticking to my Brexit blueprint
Theresa May: I'm sticking to my Brexit blueprint

But European leaders fear such a process may be against EU protocol and they could end up handing Britain a deal so advantageous that it may spur on other nations to leave the Union . Davis also suggested the government would focus on the divorce proceedings before moving on to trade. Barnier held "talks about talks" with May's Brexit advisor Ol...

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  • US President Donald Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice
US President Donald Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

Former FBI Director James Comey said during open testimony before the Intelligence Committee last week that, while he was still at the FBI, Trump was not personally under investigation in the counterintelligence probe into Russia's campaign operations.

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  • At least 12 killed in blasts near funeral in Kabul
At least 12 killed in blasts near funeral in Kabul

Ghani quickly condemned the latest incident and said "The country is under attack. We must stay united". Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said 87 people were wounded. Alam Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the Afghanistan Parliament. At least one person, the son of a prominent politician, was killed and several wounded as security f...

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  • Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction
Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction

While many American media commentators decried Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony about his meetings with the Russian ambassador as evasive , Russian media poked fun at how their country is covered in the US. Grassley said Comey's firing and Lynch's actions should both be investigated. The Saturday Night Massacre "released a fir...

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