• Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry
Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

The Washington Post also reported on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller , who is charged with leading the Justice Department investigation into the matter, was looking into the business dealings and finances of Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest advisers.

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  • Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey
Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey

Feinstein: Mr. Rosenstein, in a statement to the House of Representatives, essentially told them he learned on May 8th President Trump meant to remove Director Comey. When asked about a letter he wrote recommending firing Comey, Rosenstein said that Mueller could be looking into the decision-making process for the firing - and he was therefore "...

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  • London fire: UK police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower inferno
London fire: UK police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower inferno

The questions over the tragedy have led to anger from residents. At least 12 people have been reported killed so far and 78 more were injured in the towering inferno. London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn both met with residents. "It was so preventable, and that's why we're so angry", said Alia Al-Ghabban, a veterinar...

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  • Russia Claims It Has Killed Leader Of Islamic State Group
Russia Claims It Has Killed Leader Of Islamic State Group

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition said he could not confirm reports that al-Baghdadi had been killed. There had been previous reports of al-Baghdadi being killed but they did not turn out to be true. In March, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared that Baghdadi's death is imminent since "nearly all" of...

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  • Police open criminal investigation into Grenfell Tower fire
Police open criminal investigation into Grenfell Tower fire

Some of those who had heeded official advice from the tower block's management to "stay put" and await rescue perished in the fire . As detailed on the planning application, fire barriers were due to be inserted between the cladding on each floor to limit the spread to small melt out areas.

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP wants
Northern Ireland's DUP wants "sensible Brexit", talks with May to continue

Nigel Farage, UKIP, and the Brexit referendum may one day be counted among the saviours of the European Union . Her failure to win a majority has put May under pressure over her Brexit plans from inside and outside her party and has prompted complaints about her choice of partner due to the DUP's stance on social issues such as gay marriag...

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  • Trump under probe for obstruction of justice, financial crimes?
Trump under probe for obstruction of justice, financial crimes?

Among them, the Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats , head of the National Security Agency (N.S.A.), Adm. Michael S. Rogers , and former N.S.A. The committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential election and whether any of Trump's associates had ties with the country at the time , expects Kushner to provide ...

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  • Trump begged NSA director to deny collusion with Russia
Trump begged NSA director to deny collusion with Russia

Sessions , a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the election with the Russian ambassador. "Like the silence of Rep. Coats and Admiral Rogers, I think your silence speaks volumes", Heinrich said. Andre...

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  • Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze
Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze

The blaze has led to outrage after repeated alleged oversights in fire safety with residents saying they had warned authorities for years that the flats would be potential death traps if a blaze broke out. He told relatives trying to make him leave the building: "I'm staying here with the dogs". Rising among the stylish town houses that define ...

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  • Picking up the pieces after United Kingdom election
Picking up the pieces after United Kingdom election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on May to resign but she said the country needed stability and her party would ensure it was maintained.Labour looks set to make 33 gains with the Tories losing 15 seats - and the SNP down by 22 seats in a bad night for Nicola Sturgeon, with her party losing seats to the Tories.

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  • Mueller Examining Whether Trump Sought to Slow Flynn Probe
Mueller Examining Whether Trump Sought to Slow Flynn Probe

The investigation into obstruction of justice "began days after Comey was sacked on May 9", the Washington Post story notes. Kori Schake , a research fellow at the Hoover Institution , and David Sklansky , a professor of law and faculty co-director at Stanford Law School's Criminal Justice Center, gave their thoughts on Tuesday's hearing.

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  • Mueller's investigators to speak to intel officials
Mueller's investigators to speak to intel officials

The special counsel's investigators have sought information from Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats as well as National Security Agency Director Adm. Any finding that could arise against the President would have another hurdle - a longstanding Justice Department stance against indicting a sitting president.

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  • Deputy AG says he may have to recuse himself from Russia probe
Deputy AG says he may have to recuse himself from Russia probe

The former Alabama senator also defended himself against accusations that he misrepresented himself during his confirmation hearing when he said he hadn't met with Russian officials during the campaign. He did not say he was using executive privilege, but rather adhering to longstanding tradition of Justice Department leaders not revealing priv...

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  • London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'
London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

Commentators compared her visit to a visit Thursday by the British Prime Minister Theresa May , who was criticized for not meeting survivors. But at the 120-unit Grenfell - which had no sprinkler system and just one stairwell - at least 17 people were killed as flames raged through the tower Wednesday just after 1 a.m.

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  • Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital
Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

The bipartisan game is one of the longest running matchups when it comes to both politics and sports. Capitol Hill Police carried a large presence outside of the center field gate, where spectators lined up to get into the park. The Trumps brought bouquets of flowers for the victims of the shooting during the visit that lasted less than hal...

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  • Donald Trump: It's a witch hunt against me
Donald Trump: It's a witch hunt against me

Mueller is interviewing senior intelligence officials in the widening probe that now directly includes Trump , the Washington Post reported . Democrat Senator Ron Wyden from OR appeared on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" Tuesday night to discuss Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Sessions, a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said in his opening statement that it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or participated in any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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  • Queen, Prince William visit tower fire area
Queen, Prince William visit tower fire area

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said her men and women have been left "truly traumatised" by the horrific blaze. The death toll in a fire disaster that destroyed a 24-story block of flats in London was expected to rise on Thursday, with many people still missing and firefighters facing hazardous conditions as they searched the charred c...

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  • The Shapiro Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in WPX Energy Inc (WPX)
The Shapiro Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in WPX Energy Inc (WPX)

TheStreet downgraded the shares of WPX in report on Saturday, August 29 to "Hold" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Thursday, April 7. Perkins Coie Tru has invested 0.08% in WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX). Equities research analysts anticipate that WPX Energy, Inc. will post ($0.54) EPS for the current year.

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  • I was lucky, says TV man with a bullet in his neck
I was lucky, says TV man with a bullet in his neck

The army has said 290 people have been killed in the fighting, including 206 fighters, 58 soldiers and 26 civilians. United States special forces have been assisting local troops to end the siege, but only to provide technical support. The Americans are carrying rifles, he said. The seizure of Marawi has alarmed Southeast Asian nations which ...

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