• Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller last month, testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller . Coats told associates that Trump had asked him if he could intervene with Comey to get the bureau to back off its focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn in its Russian Federation p...

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

It followed calls for those involved in the building's recent renovation - which many claim posed a major safety risk - to face prosecution. Meeting volunteers in front of tables stacked with donated goods, William discussed the tragedy with one, saying: "Things like that you never want to see".

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  • More Troops To Afghanistan
More Troops To Afghanistan

Official U.S. Government photo of U.S. SecDev James Mattis . The latest is posed by Islamic State extremists, evidenced in a rash of deadly attacks in the capital city of Kabul, which have only fueled calls for a stronger US presence. While military leaders have consistently said more forces are needed, a decision had been tied up in a lengthy...

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  • Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty
Officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty

The fatal encounter in Minnesota was among the most high-profile a year ago because Diamond Reynolds , Castile's girlfriend, broadcast the moments after Castile's shooting on Facebook Live, graphic footage that quickly spread online and drew worldwide attention to the Twin Cities suburbs.

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  • Russian FM can't confirm IS leader's death
Russian FM can't confirm IS leader's death

That is partly why the news was met with skepticism. A senior Trump administration official noted "a number of infirmities" in the reports, which have given US officials reason to question their accuracy. Baghdadi, 45, was captured by US forces in Falluja, Iraq, in 2004 and was at the time considered a low-level al-Qaeda member. Representatives...

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  • Wife of Shooter Didn't Know Husband's Plan
Wife of Shooter Didn't Know Husband's Plan

The couple had been married for 30 years, she said , and he'd sold nearly everything from his business before moving out to D.C.in March. "He was home all day long, I think he just wanted a break". The shooting took place at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, across the Potomac River from Washington. "I don't ...

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  • Grenfell: 30 confirmed dead as hope for surviours dwindle
Grenfell: 30 confirmed dead as hope for surviours dwindle

They also demanded more information over the full extent of the death toll, which has risen to at least 30. They are among the 17 people who are said to have died in the incident. "We just want answers", she insisted. The government said checks were now planned on tower blocks that have gone through a similar upgrade. Opposition leader Jerem...

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  • GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names
GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

Hodgkinson had an attack plan. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. Bernie Sanders later said Hodgkinson had volunteered on his campaign, and Sanders condemned the shooting . "I would argue that the president has unleashed, partially, again not in anyway totally, but partially to blame for the demons ...

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  • Trump attacks Hillary again over 'bleaching' emails
Trump attacks Hillary again over 'bleaching' emails

Trump tweeted Thursday afternoon that while Hillary Clinton's family and Democrats dealt with Russian Federation, only his "non-dealings" are being investigated . It was also reported that that an employee of the company that handled Clinton's private email servers also deleted some mails. But Comey would reopen the investigation in th...

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  • Russia verifying whether it killed IS leader in attack
Russia verifying whether it killed IS leader in attack

The Daesh leader may have been killed alongside other leaders of the extremist group and 330 terrorists in a Russian Aerospace Forces strike late last month, the Russian Defense Ministry said Friday. Two years after the start of Syria's civil war in 2011, Raqqa was the first provincial capital to fall to groups, including the Al-Nusra Front, ...

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  • HRW condemns Israel's '50 years of occupation abuses'
HRW condemns Israel's '50 years of occupation abuses'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded that the Palestinians, who view prisoners as national heroes, stop paying stipends to them and their families, and US lawmakers have warned that Palestinian funding could be cut off unless Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas halts the practice.

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  • 'It's profits before people': Angry residents of Grenfell Tower demand accountability
'It's profits before people': Angry residents of Grenfell Tower demand accountability

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west Lo. "In light of the bad events in London we are undertaking a complete review of our inspection processes". "We know that at least 30 people have died as a result of this fire", said Commander Stuart Cundy, adding that the figure was expected to rise. "My thou...

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  • Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue
Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

And while Treasury said the new policy does not prohibit cruise or airline travel to the island, only those in 12 authorized categories may travel there by plane or boat. Trump announced a revised Cuba policy aimed at halting the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations.

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  • Bild newspaper: Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies
Bild newspaper: Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies

In his final public remarks, Dr Kohl warned European leaders against "unnecessary severity and haste" after Britain's vote to leave the EU in 2016. He was also hailed for his contribution to Europe integration, European single currency and market.

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  • NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump
NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump

Last week, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said the committee would ask Johnson to testify about interactions former President Barack Obama's administration had with secretaries of state and local election officials about the dangers the Russian hacking posed to election systems.

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  • Family of student released in coma adjusting to 'different reality'
Family of student released in coma adjusting to 'different reality'

Yun met in May with North Korean representatives in Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that Swedish representatives would be allowed to visit Otto Warmbier and three other USA detainees, a senior State Department official said on condition of anonymity this week.

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  • Trump says
Trump says "100 percent" willing to respond to Comey under oath

Comey also revealed that he had arranged for the public release of information about his private conversations with the president in an effort to further the investigation. Comey, fired by Trump last month as Federal Bureau of Investigation head, gave the account in sworn testimony to a Senate panel on Thursday. It remains unclear whether Comey d...

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  • US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe
US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

He is set to testify hours after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared in the Senate and said he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Screams fill plane cabin as passengers go through 90 minutes of trauma
Screams fill plane cabin as passengers go through 90 minutes of trauma

But the plane returned to Melbourne after the operating captain was alerted by the cabin crew of the disruptive passenger, the airline said . Just after a takeoff, a male passenger on Flight MH128 tried to enter the cockpit while holding what one passenger described as a "huge, unusual, black, metallic, odd thing.

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  • More Fake News? WaPo's Unnamed Sources Reveal Trump May Have Obstructed Justice
More Fake News? WaPo's Unnamed Sources Reveal Trump May Have Obstructed Justice

No longer is he merely focused on Moscow's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, meaning Mueller appears also to be zeroing in on Trump's actions since taking office on January 20. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believes his dismissal was directly related to the FBI's Russian Federation probe. The Justice Department has long...

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