• Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'
Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'

Trump's Friday morning tweet capped off 24 hours of comments on Twitter about the investigation , including several remarks about his opponent in the 2016 election . Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump attend a news conference at the White House in Washington , US, March 17, 2017. Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey reg...

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  • Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit
Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit

Two Americans affiliated with the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a private institution run by Korean American Christians, were detained in separate incidents in April and May. The State Department strongly warns against it, citing cases like Warmbier's. A Department of State spokeswoman won't say what envoy Joseph Yun gleaned a...

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  • The bloody terrorist attack in Tehran: new details
The bloody terrorist attack in Tehran: new details

On Tehran's enmity with Washington, the Iranian leader said "Some of the problems with the U.S. are essentially unresolvable as the US's problem with us has nothing to do with nuclear energy or human rights, their problem is with the principle of the Islamic Republic".

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  • Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22
Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22

But tries from Kenki Fukuoka and Yutaka Nagare in the dying minutes gave the 27,381-strong crowd something to cheer about, and left Japan head coach Jamie Joseph looking for an overall improvement when the two teams meet again in Tokyo next Saturday.

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  • Britain's Brexit Minister Says PM May Not a 'Dead Woman Walking'
Britain's Brexit Minister Says PM May Not a 'Dead Woman Walking'

At 4.30pm, Sabine Weyand, European Commission's deputy chief negotiator and Olly Robbins, permanent secretary, United Kingdom department for exiting the EU, will meet. Shadow worldwide trade secretary Barry Gardiner also appeared to soften Labour's stance on membership of the single market, acknowledging it was "an open question" whether Britai...

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  • Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery
Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery

Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) talks to other members during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015. Sava said that he did not entirely understand reports that the shot in the hip with a high-powered rifle was not particularly serious.

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  • Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting
Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting

U.S. Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle exchanging fire with the gunman, along with congressional aide Zachary Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika. Federal law enforcement officials identified the alleged shooter as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois , who died following a shootout with authorities.

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  • Brazil court weighs president's fate in campaign funds case
Brazil court weighs president's fate in campaign funds case

A guilty verdict by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal would have annulled the 2014 victory, thus stripping Temer of the rest of his mandate. Brazilian President Michel Temer has been acquitted of accepting illegal donations during the campaign he ran with impeached leader Dilma Rousseff.

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  • Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister
Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

Enda Kenny left an administration with five women around the cabinet table; Varadkar's has only four. Leo Varadkar will now take over from Enda Kenny , who previously served as the Irish Prime Minister ( Taoiseach ) until he announced his retirement in May.

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  • Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy
Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

The president added that his administration will expose the crimes of the Castro regime. The Cuban government response was restrained. "The Cuban people were so excited when President Obama came", Caridad Gonzalez, who runs a bed-and-breakfast, told Al Jazeera .

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  • Warriors: No decision made on White House
Warriors: No decision made on White House

I still feel like that today", he said. "I'm sure as a team we're gonna have a conversation (about a potential visit)", he said. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi invited the Golden State Warriors to the U.S. Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed his disappointment with the election results last November saying after the election that Presid...

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  • Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks
Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

Since then there had been Assembly elections in March, followed by a series of negotiations, and then the British general election on June 8, which was again followed by talks on the DUP supporting the Conservative minority government in London .

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  • Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller
Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

Comey also suggested another factor in his termination was his declining to lift what Trump , during private phone conversations, described as the "cloud" of the Russian Federation probe hanging over his presidency that was making it hard for him to govern.

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  • Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources
Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources

As for the " witch hunt " claims, Friday wasn't the first time Trump used that term to referr to news reports surrounding the investigations . Rod Rosenstein recommended to President Trump that he fire former FBI Chief James Comey , though also made a decision to bring in Robert Mueller , now the probe's special counsel.

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  • Portuguese paper claims Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid
Portuguese paper claims Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

Portuguese disappointed by the inertia of the club in resolving this issue and chose to leave Spain in order to face the attacks of the local tax services. I was lucky enough to do so in my first year. As a president you can't do anything other than let him go and get the best deal possible. With the collapse of their move for Antoine Griezmann...

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  • Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement
Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement

Top US Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in critical condition after being shot this week but has improved, his surgeon said Friday as he expressed optimism about the legislator's prospects for recovery. Jeff Flake was with Rep. Steve Scalise when he was shot, and has been checking in on him. When the members of the Repub...

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  • College Republicans, Democrats issue joint statement condemning Alexandria shooting
College Republicans, Democrats issue joint statement condemning Alexandria shooting

Barton added that Scalise, who is in critical condition after being shot in the hip during the incident, would not play in the charity game. USA representative Steve Scalise , the No. The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. But Mr. Scalise is expected to recover. On Thursday night Scalise was ho...

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  • Low Turnout Overshadows Puerto Rico Vote In Favor of US Statehood
Low Turnout Overshadows Puerto Rico Vote In Favor of US Statehood

According to U.S. Representative Nydia Velázquez, because the turnout was so low, the results can not be trusted. Now a US territory, the island is struggling with $70 billion in debt and a 45 percent poverty rate, and is not viewed as a priority in Washington.

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems
Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems

He had been living in Alexandria for about two months, according to his wife. State records showed he was a 66-year-old home inspector. A Facebook page belonging to a person with the same name includes pictures of Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders , and rhetoric against President Trump, including a post that reads: " Trump is...

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  • Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge
Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge

Gianforte is expected to be sworn in as Montana's lone representative in the U.S. House later this month. Before announcing the sentence, West noted that Gianforte had no criminal record and has made many contributions to the community, but said he wanted to make the sentence similar to what he'd impose on the average person appearing befor...

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