• Trump says he doesn't have recordings of Comey convos
Trump says he doesn't have recordings of Comey convos

It also helped spur Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to bring in another former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Robert Mueller , as a special counsel investigating Russian Federation election meddling - and, reportedly, whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey and leaning on him and other senior officials in regards to the ...

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  • Trump says he does not have tapes of Comey meetings
Trump says he does not have tapes of Comey meetings

Trump himself raised the question of whether he was taping his Oval Office conversations when, days after firing Comey on May 9, he blasted out a series of tweets suggesting the existence of tapes as a way to try to deter the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief from talking to reporters.

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  • Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show
Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

Voter turnout was projected to be a record low at about 42 percent . Abstention was particularly high in low-income areas, reopening the debate about France's social divide, the Guardian reported. Le Pen entered parliament for the first time in her career in one of eight seats won by the FN. Seats for the Socialist party - the party of former pr...

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  • Disarray as Democrats beaten in Georgia poll
Disarray as Democrats beaten in Georgia poll

And I'm mad at Trump, but I'm madder at the Democrats for letting him get in. "The same, exhausted centrist Democratic playbook that has come up short cycle after cycle will not suffice". This year, voters forced them to run scared. It's already negatively affecting the "resistance's" morale and could hurt recruiting. Ossoff has so far repor...

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  • Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts
Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts

This month marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Mideast war - a seminal event in which Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. He added that "there hasn't been, nor will there be a better government" for the settlement enterprise than that which he now leads. On Monday, Greenblatt tweeted that he prayed for peace ...

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  • Kovind to file nomination today; Modi, NDA CMs to be there
Kovind to file nomination today; Modi, NDA CMs to be there

On the other hand, Meira Kumar , a former diplomat and daughter of the late Dalit icon Jagjivan Ram, has been the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment from 2004 to 2009. She, however, stopped short of expressing immediate support for Kovind saying the BSP will be positive provided the opposition does not field any Dalit for the top post.

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  • Korean president gets 3 years in prison
Korean president gets 3 years in prison

The woman at the centre of South Korea's corruption scandal, Choi Soon-Sil, was handed a three year jail term Friday for bribery in the first of a string of criminal cases against her. Prosecutors accused Choi of facilitating her daughter's admission to the prestigious Ewha Women's University and conspiring with the faculty there to have her daugh...

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  • Merkel says United Kingdom offer on European Union citizens 'a good start'
Merkel says United Kingdom offer on European Union citizens 'a good start'

Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed 79 people in London, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said Thursday.

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  • Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill
Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill

Jane McNichol, an organizer of the Protect Our Care CT campaign, holds up a clothesline with photos of Connecticut residents opposed to repeal of the Affordable Care Act , during a rally on the state Capitol steps, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in Hartford, Conn.

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  • Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis
Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism" in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA , while Bahrain hailed USA efforts to ensure "international solidarity" on the issue.

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  • Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city
Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city

He said the gunmen attacked the lightly defended outpost, then exchanged fire with troops. The rebels may have taken advantage of the massive military offensive against militants aligned with the Islamic State group who laid siege in the southern city of Marawi and plotted to attack military targets elsewhere, military spokesman Brig.

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  • What's next on health care draft in Congress
What's next on health care draft in Congress

Conservatives like Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., have warned they could oppose the bill if it doesn't go far enough in dismantling Obama's law . "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", Johnson and Sens.

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  • 'Eid al-Fitr is just around the corner
'Eid al-Fitr is just around the corner

A statement from the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery said the day marks Eid-ul Fitr, the end of the 30-day Muslim fasting. The month of Ramadan is a season of fasting and prayers which takes place across Muslim communities' world over.

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  • Was The US Airport Attack A Terror Incident?
Was The US Airport Attack A Terror Incident?

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit , Ftouhi walked into Bishop International Airport carrying two bags, though he wasn't booked on a flight. Luciano Piazza, the building landlord, said Ftouhi was not a hard tenant and that he is married with children. "He's a good person, very quiet". But he left the company before obta...

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  • Goldberg: Comey testimony confirms Trump still his own worst enemy
Goldberg: Comey testimony confirms Trump still his own worst enemy

He further denied ever asking Mr Comey for his "loyalty", contradicting Mr Comey's detailed sworn testimony about a private dinner the two men had in the White House. Trump also denied the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony that the president had asked him to pledge his loyalty. The U.S.

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  • Salah set for medical after fee agreed
Salah set for medical after fee agreed

As noted by the Liverpool Echo , the Egyptian worldwide has been on course to complete a £35m move to Anfield this summer, with the report adding that he's expected to be in England this evening. Every day the transfer of Mohamed Salah to Liverpool inches closer, but it's definitely not moving as quickly as some are claiming it to be. Salah,...

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  • Tillerson: Palestinian Authority to stop paying terrorists' families
Tillerson: Palestinian Authority to stop paying terrorists' families

Speaking before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Tillerson said in reply to a question from Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), that this discussion was an important part of a larger dialogue between the Trump administration and the Palestinian authority on terrorism and the peace process.

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  • AFP fights with about 200 BIFF members in Cotabato
AFP fights with about 200 BIFF members in Cotabato

Gunmen stormed a school after a "failed attempt" to attack a militia outpost in Barangay Malagakit at dawn on Wednesday, the military and police said. but we've properly assigned our forces". Sixty-three civilians were rescued from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) while two members were arrested Wednesday after the rebel group l...

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  • Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions
Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions

That follows the line of thinking by Trump's personal attorney, Jay Sekulow , who said on a number of Sunday news shows that Trump wasn't under investigation. The Washington Post has reported that in that meeting, Trump - having already made a decision to fire Comey - demanded that Rosenstein memo as a rationale.

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  • Autopsy declined for student who died after North Korea release
Autopsy declined for student who died after North Korea release

Sen. Rob Portman told reporters stationed outside that Warmbier was "an wonderful young man" and that North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to the University of Virginia student. "They truly are remarkable people, having raised remarkable kids", Shapiro said of Warmbier's parents. Warmbier visited North Korea in January 2016 ...

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