• Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack
Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack

The move came after three assailants, armed with knives and a homemade automatic weapon, carried out simultaneous attacks at two locations near Damascus Gate on Friday evening. right?" IDF units have surrounded and sealed off the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mash'al northwest of Ramallah where the three assailants lived. On Saturday, police cr...

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  • Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says
Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says

Even before a gunman sprayed bullets at Republicans practicing for Thursday night's charity baseball game, Richmond had privately warned Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanDems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise Ryan: Pelosi's grandkids "actually like me" Ryan: Going to "take some time" for Scalise to recover from shooting MORE (R-Wis...

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  • Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing
Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing

ABC News reported Friday that Rosenstein has privately acknowledged he may need to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation but has yet to seek a formal opinion on the matter. Trump, who a day earlier had called for a more civil tone in Washington following shootings at a Republican congressional baseball practice, fired off...

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  • Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s
Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s

Shooter James Hodgkinson is speaking out for the first time . So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.

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  • Trump finally admits he's under investigation
Trump finally admits he's under investigation

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. As Rosenstein said in the Senate hearing, he believes Mueller's team has both the independence and resources necessary to...

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  • Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller
Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller

The friend, Christopher Ruddy , the chief executive of Newsmax Media, who was at the White House on Monday, said on PBS's "NewsHour" that Mr. Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". This would coincide with the many news stories and opinions from Trump supporters discrediting Mueller despite their approval of his app...

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  • UK's Hammond Calls for `Pragmatic' Brexit to Safeguard Economy
UK's Hammond Calls for `Pragmatic' Brexit to Safeguard Economy

Brexit negotiations are due to start on Monday in Brussels but that will be the only day of talks next week. London and Brussels will barely have 15 months to complete the negotiations if enough time is to be left for all sides, parliaments and institutions to endorse any agreement.

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  • Sturgeon 'won't be rushed' into referendum decisions
Sturgeon 'won't be rushed' into referendum decisions

In a series of Tweets on Wednesday morning, Sturgeon said: "Most of the media speculation about #ScotRef is nonsense". 'I'll take decisions in best interests, not just of @ theSNP , but of Scotland .and not be dictated to by demands for quick headlines! An SNP spokesman said: "Scotland and the other devolved administrations must have a seat at...

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  • Beyoncé gives birth to twins
Beyoncé gives birth to twins

A representative for Beyonce did not immediately respond to AFP's request for comment. Beyonce made many headlines during her famous pregnancy. Whether Obama's statement might be a clue, it is still not clear whether both twins are girls. But despite rumblings and guessing games no concrete details regarding sexes or names of the babies...

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  • Trump to reveal Cuba policy in Miami this Friday
Trump to reveal Cuba policy in Miami this Friday

President Donald Trump , in Havana , Cuba , Friday, June 16, 2017. "As someone who had the privilege of traveling to Cuba with President Obama , I saw firsthand how the country has a desire for openness and information". Signing a new National Security Presidential Memorandum, Trump announced stricter application of the rules under which Am...

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  • Twenty five killed in Saudi air strikes on Yemen market - health official
Twenty five killed in Saudi air strikes on Yemen market - health official

Yemenis have been living under dire circumstances and the Security Council statement has called for "unhindered access for humanitarian supplies". A Saudi-led coalition air strike killed 22 people and wounded dozens when it struck a market in western Yemen near the Red Sea fishing town of Khoukha in March.

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  • Talk of unity wanes as Republicans, Democrats blame each other for shooting
Talk of unity wanes as Republicans, Democrats blame each other for shooting

James Hodgkinson , 66, a former home-inspection businessman, had been charged with domestic violence in 2006 but was not convicted and had a number of minor convictions on his record. "I never saw him get mad when people were talking good, bad or ugly about any of the political parties", Euille told The Associated Press. YMCA member Stephen Bre...

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  • Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey
Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey

Wallace said Trump previously admitted in an NBC News interview that he fired FBI Director James Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation , not because of the recommendation of Rosenstein . The source spoke on condition of anonymity. They are former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort , his business partner Rick Gates...

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  • Trump has no intention to fire Mueller
Trump has no intention to fire Mueller

Republican leaders have warned President Trump not to meddle with a special counsel investigation into his campaign's links to Russian Federation, after speculation that he was considering removing its head. Conservative media, led by Newsmax CEO and Trump friend Chris Ruddy , have suggested that the interview shows Mueller has a conflic...

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  • Bruce Springsteen to play 8-week stay at Broadway theater
Bruce Springsteen to play 8-week stay at Broadway theater

As a source tied to the theatre reported to the Post , "He wants to play a smaller house". There are no specific dates yet, and the shows haven't been officially announced, but apparently Springsteen is looking to open in November. Some insiders believe Springsteen's Broadway gig may be a curtain raiser to another project - turning his best-...

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  • Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship
Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy , Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami . Cubans said they were crestfallen to be returning to an era of frostier ties with the U.S. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., tweeted Saturday - do the opposite of what President Barack Obama would have done. Online lodging booker Airbnb was allowed into Cuba , and c...

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  • Special Counsel Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings
Special Counsel Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

Investigators would have to demonstrate corrupt intent on the part of the president, which is a high bar to clear. As Mueller assembles his investigative team, statements by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy this week set off new questions.

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  • Election 2017: Corbyn won't rule out 'alternative alliance' with SNP
Election 2017: Corbyn won't rule out 'alternative alliance' with SNP

Ms Sturgeon will use a branded helicopter - dubbed the "Nicolopter" - to travel between key constituencies ahead of the June 8 General Election. The SNP is trying to defend the 56 seats it won in 2015 but is under pressure from the Conservatives in some seats and from Labour and the LibDems in others.

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  • Democrats win Baseball Game, hand trophy to Republicans in honor of Scalise
Democrats win Baseball Game, hand trophy to Republicans in honor of Scalise

Scalise sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington suburb. He remains in critical condition Thursday. A sign in the crowd proclaimed "ONE FAMILY" and the announcer's mention of Mr Scalise, the House majority whip who was c...

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  • Reagan White House Counsel: Trump Made Mistake With Oath Offer
Reagan White House Counsel: Trump Made Mistake With Oath Offer

Mueller's finding, the president will have given his enemies the priceless opportunity to claim he lied under oath, an impeachable offense - at least in Republican eyes when President (Bill) Clinton was in the dock". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivers remarks during an event marking National Missing Children's Day at the Justice Depart...

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