• Trump's Cuba decision gives pause to USA companies doing business there
Trump's Cuba decision gives pause to USA companies doing business there

Global human rights groups say, however, that renewed US efforts to isolate the island could worsen the situation by empowering Cuban hard-liners. The Castro government is certain to reject Trump's list of demands, which includes releasing political prisoners, halting what the USA says is abuse of dissidents and allowing greater freedom of expres...

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  • Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire
Missing Presumed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire

Cundy added that the figure could change. There are 16 bodies now in a London morgue, Cundy said, and the remaining victims are missing and presumed dead. I have ordered that more staff be deployed across the area, wearing high visibility clothing, so they can easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided.

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  • Trump again lashes out at Russia probe, says he is being investigated
Trump again lashes out at Russia probe, says he is being investigated

The president also appears to attack his deputy attorney general in a tweet. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein said in his statement. President Donald Trump apparently admitted Friday morning that he's under investigation, but he's been obsessed for months with p...

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  • US Sailors Are Missing After A Ship Collided With A Navy Destroyer
US Sailors Are Missing After A Ship Collided With A Navy Destroyer

Seven US Navy sailors are missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship near Japan. "All of our thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families", he also said. This item clarifies that Richardson is the head of Navy. She last heard from him a few days ago. At least one was injured. There were reports that...

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  • Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?
Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

A parade in New York City featured a man that some deemed a terrorist, and a non-binding referendum in Puerto Rico on the island's political status was boycotted by several parties, including the leading opposition group. Attachments to cultural and national identity are the main reasons why Puerto Ricans may oppose U.S. statehood, Cruz-Martine...

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  • Deal for soft Brexit moves closer amid cross-party support
Deal for soft Brexit moves closer amid cross-party support

The Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) has indicated it will push for a "soft" border between Northern Ireland and the Republic as the party closes in on a "confidence and supply" deal with the Conservatives . But the source confirmed there was no need for a deal on a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement to be sealed in order to pres...

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  • Meet Rachel Brand, who may soon oversee the Trump-Russia investigation
Meet Rachel Brand, who may soon oversee the Trump-Russia investigation

Trump aides first said the memo is what sparked the decision to oust the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, but Trump himself promptly undercut that explanation in an interview with NBC News in which he explicitly said Rosenstein's memo had nothing to do it.

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  • Trump Announces He's Under Investigation
Trump Announces He's Under Investigation

It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mr Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey. Comey testified it would be up to Mueller to decide whether Trump's action amounted to obstruction of justice, an act that cou...

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  • Trump appears to criticize Rosenstein in tweet
Trump appears to criticize Rosenstein in tweet

Even though Trump was told by former FBI Director James Comey earlier this year that he was not personally under investigation, officials tell the Post that changed shortly after Comey's firing . Trump "believes that he has the power to fire anyone in government he chooses and for any reason", said Representative Adam Schiff, whose comm...

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  • President Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets
President Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

That period coincided with Trump's election and inauguration as the 45th president. Trump's disclosure reflected the apparent demise of his wife Melania's high-end skincare line, which included anti-aging products made with caviar. That number is at least $300 million. As the Atlantic details , the other Trump properties that did not rec...

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  • Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Since then, the lawmaker has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to stop the bleeding and fix bone. Sava said he was able to respond to family members while still under sedation, but that Scalise will have to remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time", including for further operations and rehabilitation.

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  • Attorney All-Stars: Mueller Constructs Legal Team for Trump Probe
Attorney All-Stars: Mueller Constructs Legal Team for Trump Probe

She was appointed by former President Barack Obama to serve on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and worked as an assistant attorney general in the George W. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, ...

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  • Trump Again Undermines His Own Legal Argument
Trump Again Undermines His Own Legal Argument

In his tweets Trump specifically appropriated the "travel ban" language his administration had tried to distance from both the original order and revised March 6 version that would ban citizens from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States for travel.

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt
Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt

The tweet was not confirmation that the president or his attorney has been informed by the Department of Justice or Mueller that Trump is the subject of an investigation. McMaster from the Oval Office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, .

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  • Two die in mass food poisoning outbreak at Mosul camp for displaced
Two die in mass food poisoning outbreak at Mosul camp for displaced

People began vomiting and complaining of stomach pains shortly after Iftar , the evening meal that Muslims eat to break their fasts during Ramadan. Hamoud says a woman and a girl died while at least 300 people remain in critical condition.

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  • Russian President Putin accuses BBC of supporting jailed opposition leader Navalny
Russian President Putin accuses BBC of supporting jailed opposition leader Navalny

Comey testified last week that he orchestrated the leak of accounts of conversations with US President Donald Trump because he thought it might lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor to lead the Russian Federation investigation into alleged meddling in the 2016 Presidential election.

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  • Trump acknowledges he is being investigated, cries 'Witch Hunt' on Twitter
Trump acknowledges he is being investigated, cries 'Witch Hunt' on Twitter

That ended the moment President Trump began tweeting about the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the election and reportedly into the president himself. Mueller is said to be investigating whether Trump obstructed the course of justice in the probe into Russian interference in the United States elections.

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  • Dems Win Congressional Baseball Game, Give Trophy to Republican Steve Scalise
Dems Win Congressional Baseball Game, Give Trophy to Republican Steve Scalise

On Wednesday , the hospital said "sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". But Democrats and Republicans recognized that what happened to Louisiana Rep. Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery Wednesday night to fix a broken hip and another procedure to stem heavy bleeding. Scalise is being treated in the hospital's intensive care ...

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  • Hundreds of Anti-Corruption Protesters Arrested In Moscow
Hundreds of Anti-Corruption Protesters Arrested In Moscow

The opposition leader, who plans to run against Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election, had mobilized support on social networks in the hope the rallies would rattle the Kremlin. "Russia without Putin " and "Russia will be free" chanted the demonstrators, including many young people, who crowded into central Moscow on a public ho...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire protesters storm Kensington and Chelsea town hall
Grenfell Tower fire protesters storm Kensington and Chelsea town hall

Police expect the number of dead to increase, but have not put a figure on it. After meeting victims at St Clement's Church, Notting Hill, Theresa May was met with cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she left under heavy police escort.

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