• U.S. warships in Doha to conduct joint military drills
U.S. warships in Doha to conduct joint military drills

However, imports of the pay-TV network's receivers have been blocked in both the countries following the severing of diplomatic, economic and trade ties with Qatar on 5 June. Mattis and Attiyah also discussed the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and "the importance of de-escalating tensions so all partners in the Gulf region...

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  • Senate committee to probe Comey firing
Senate committee to probe Comey firing

Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said. The results, which were a part of a Politico/Morning Consult poll released on Wednesday, found that 45 percent of voters said they trust Comey more to tell the truth, dwarfing the 32 percent who preferred Trump.

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  • Powerball ticket sold in California
Powerball ticket sold in California

The unnamed couple that bought the ticket chose to take the cash payout option of $74 million. The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. "We're hoping they're a parishioner and they'll bring us a check tomorrow", said Blais, president of the Sun City Ci...

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  • London's devastating fire has a lesson for NY
London's devastating fire has a lesson for NY

We have all been horrified by the tragic events in London this week. An analysis report by the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), which described "many contributory factors", said the first fire crews on the scene saw that the blaze had already swept up the external walls and balconies over approximately six levels and "only six minutes...

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  • President's sunrise tweet blasts 'phony story' on obstruction probe
President's sunrise tweet blasts 'phony story' on obstruction probe

Qatar's defense ministry says the country has signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from the USA for $12 billion, completing a deal even as President Trump has accused the nation of supporting terrorism. A spokesman for Mueller's team also declined to comment. In general, it is impermissible to ask prospective government hires about their pol...

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  • Search continues for inmates accused of killing 2 guards
Search continues for inmates accused of killing 2 guards

Authorities said both men are considered extremely risky, Sills said during a press conference held at the Morgan County Sheriff's Office in Madison Wednesday afternoon. Highway 441 from Madison to Milledgeville. " I have their blood on my shoes ", Sills said, adamantly noting that Rowe and Dubose need to surrender before they are found.

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  • London fire: Theresa May orders public inquiry into blaze
London fire: Theresa May orders public inquiry into blaze

Prime Minister Theresa May promised an investigation and visited the site on Thursday. In addition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. Thirty were still hospitalized on Thursday, with 15 in critical condition. Some people reportedly jumped from the windows, and one witness, Samira Lam...

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  • Australia police shoot hostage taker dead
Australia police shoot hostage taker dead

Australian police yesterday shot dead the man who had taken the woman hostage and said they were investigating whether the incident was terror-related. Khayre served a significant amount of prison time and was on parole at the time of the attack, the commissioner said. A police officer stands guard outside the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Br...

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  • Sanders 'sickened' by shooting, says gunman had volunteered on campaign
Sanders 'sickened' by shooting, says gunman had volunteered on campaign

The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson , of IL. "Our prayers go out for a full recovery of Rep. Scalise , the congressional aides and police officers who were injured", he said . The FBI and police officials said they would not share any information about the suspect's motivation at a press conference. Mr Steve Scal...

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  • AG Sessions to testify in public Tuesday
AG Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

Over the weekend, Sessions asked to appear before the Intelligence Committee instead of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, where he was expected to appear to discuss Department of Justice funding. Despite Sessions' admitted talks with Kislyak, he has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, inc...

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  • Newt Gingrich changes his mind about Russia special prosecutor Robert Mueller
Newt Gingrich changes his mind about Russia special prosecutor Robert Mueller

Donald Trump told his staff, visitors and advisers he was convinced Robert Mueller was a part of "witch hunt" against him and contemplated on firing the special counsel, the New York Times reported Tuesday. Watch Catherine Herridge's report above. Chris Ruddy , a close friend of Trump and the CEO of the conservative media company N...

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  • Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotional moment
Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotional moment

Capitol Police from just under $400 million this year is among the ideas under consideration. "We would not be here today if it was not for the thin blue line that the Capitol Police did", he continued. "If somebody is coming after a member of Congress, you don't want to be anywhere nearby". "I've had threats, and most members I know have had thr...

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  • Labour advance in UK election inspires a Bernie Sanders supporter
Labour advance in UK election inspires a Bernie Sanders supporter

At the time, she was considered a strong favorite against Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. "Instead she has lost an election, she promised not to have and is now in a terribly weak position to start the negotiations in which she hasn't got anything to say, which she might not be able to have anyway".

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  • Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotion
Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotion

On Thursday, Virginia Capitol Police reflected on the incident that sent House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) to the hospital. He, along with several other members of Congress, suggested the most critical change may be to boost security for large lawmaker gatherings, even informal ones like the baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

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  • Trump investigated for obstruction
Trump investigated for obstruction

The president and his surrogates are already on the warpath, falsely suggesting that Comey engaged in improper or illegal conduct in leaking his memos and, putting out the line via Kellyanne Conway, that members of Mueller's legal team had given to Democratic politicians (and therefore were biased).

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  • Donald Trump being investigated for obstruction of justice
Donald Trump being investigated for obstruction of justice

Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , did not respond to an email requesting comment. And as the 2018 elections draw closer , they could dangle the prospect of impeaching Trump as an appeal to attract voters. "That's why I'm encouraged we have Bob Mueller as special counsel continuing to investigate the possibility of obstruction by the pres...

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  • Warriors release official statement on potential White House visit
Warriors release official statement on potential White House visit

After being sidelined for part of last season and again during the 2017 playoffs with back pain, head coach Steve Kerr returned during the Finals and said he intends to coach "for a long time ". That could involve moving forward Kevin Love , who was only 2-for-8 for six points in the final game. They can sign Durant to a long-term contract befo...

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  • Leo Varadkar elected Irish prime minister
Leo Varadkar elected Irish prime minister

The administration is propped up by Fine Gael's ancient rivals Fianna Fail as part of a supply and confidence arrangement after an unprecedented schism in the electorate. Mr Kenny said he had known Mr Varadkar since his election to Fingal County Council in 2004, and especially since he was first elected a TD in 2007.

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  • Britain could stay in European Union, but only on poorer terms - Verhofstadt
Britain could stay in European Union, but only on poorer terms - Verhofstadt

Prime Minister Theresa May and senior cabinet colleagues have previously refused to guarantee the right to remain to European Union nationals living in the UK. He also described Brexit as the "position of the Tories", rather than the democratically expressed will of the British people, and said the United Kingdom should lose the Brussels budget reb...

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  • Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice
Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Comey also claimed that Trump urged him to back off the investigation into fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Though Trump was told by Comey on multiple occasions that he was not under investigation by the FBI, the president reportedly became the focus of Mueller's investigation after firing Comey.

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