• Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller
Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

When CBS News correspondent Julianna Goldman asked Sanders if the president meant to threaten Comey with the tweet , she replied, "Not that I'm aware of". President Trump hinted that someone else may have been wiretapping these conversations . The president, lawmakers and his aides have floated a number of schemes to make his campaign promis...

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  • More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course
More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course

Putin became prime minister again during Dmitry Medvedev's presidency before being re-elected president in 2012. Despite Russians' lukewarm view of the economy, a majority (55%) still approves of Putin's handling of the issue. Anti-Kremlin demonstrations around the country over the last few months have drawn the biggest crowds in five years despi...

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  • American student released from North Korea prison arrives in US
American student released from North Korea prison arrives in US

North Korean authorities said they had security footage of him trying to steal a banner containing a political slogan that was hanging from the walls of his Pyongyang hotel. The White House says a USA envoy met with North Korean foreign ministry representatives in Norway last month as part of efforts to win freedom for Americans held by Pyongya...

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  • JD(U) to support Kovind, won't attend oppn meeting
JD(U) to support Kovind, won't attend oppn meeting

Earlier in the day, Mr. Kumar formally announced that his party, the JD (U), would back Mr. Kovind in the presidential poll. Janata Dal (United) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed happiness that the Bihar Governor would be the NDA's candidate for the President elections .

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  • Macron's party celebrates victory in French parliamentary elections
Macron's party celebrates victory in French parliamentary elections

The centrist party, La Republique En Marche, which was created past year, clinched 361 seats out of 577 in the National Assembly, giving it an absolute majority following the final round of the parliamentary elections in France . "It is in France's interests, its political credibility, its economic credibility, to conform with its obligations", ...

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  • Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling
Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

Dassey later recanted the confession. The confession, is at best, questionable. There's nothing I'd like more than to come over and give you a hug cuz I know you're hurtin'. The death of Halbach and the conviction of Avery and Dassey placed Manitowoc County in the national spotlight. Charred bone fragments found in a burn pit later are determined...

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  • What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?
What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?

Four senators from the right - Rand Paul , Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Ron Johnson - have withheld support so far, saying the bill is too much like Obamacare and therefore, in effect, not mean enough. Senate Republican leaders hope to vote on the AHCA by June 29 before Congress' one-week Fourth of July recess. "We can't expect that women will be ab...

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  • Israel Mocks Iran's First Strike on ISIS in Syria As 'A Flop'
Israel Mocks Iran's First Strike on ISIS in Syria As 'A Flop'

Reportedly, they were aiming for ISIS troops in retaliation for the terror attacks in Tehran at the beginning of the month, but the Iranians failed to notify the US-backed troops who are fighting ISIS in the area. "If the Iranians were trying to show their capabilities and to signal to Israel and to the Americans that these missiles are operational...

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  • Grenfell Tower Fire Caused By Faulty Hotpoint Fridge Freezer
Grenfell Tower Fire Caused By Faulty Hotpoint Fridge Freezer

Such were their concerns after the tests that the information was immediately shared with government to disseminate more widely. The specific FF175BP model that burst was not found to be on any previous product recall list or classified as risky in any way.

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  • Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House
Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

He went on to criticize a Central Park production of "Julius Caesar" that included a Trump-like version of the assassinated Roman leader and admonished actor Johnny Depp's for asking recently "When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?" Baldasaro, who advised Trump on veterans issues, said last summer that he believed Clinton "comm...

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  • Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro's Confederations Cup looks to be over
Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro's Confederations Cup looks to be over

Tempers flared in a running brawl late in Mexico's 2-1 comeback win on Wednesday in Sochi. We know Portugal are world class and they pose different problems to Mexico , but we are going to come to this game with the same mentality.

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  • The great Muslim civil war - and us
The great Muslim civil war - and us

The Russian Defense Ministry announced on June 19 that Russia's defenses would track the US-led coalition's warplanes and drones west of the Euphrates in Syria after a U.S. The defence minister, Marise Payne, said on Wednesday that Australian "force protection is uppermost in our minds" in deciding when to resume missions over Syria.

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  • The famous Dawson City 'sour toe' has been returned
The famous Dawson City 'sour toe' has been returned

The news release said that "unless the toe is returned safe", the hotel plans to pursue charges and a $2,500 fine against the thief. On Tuesday afternoon, Dawson City RCMP and the hotel received separate calls from the alleged suspect saying that the toe was on the way back via mail.

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  • West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy
West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

The storm's maximum sustained winds had decreased to near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) Thursday. The winds pushed over a tree into the roadway close to Union and East Parkway. While minor coastal flooding has occurred from Louisiana to western Florida and will subside, the greatest ongoing impact from Cindy will be the risk of major fresh water flood...

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  • After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?
After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?

The fate of around three million European citizens living in Britain after Brexit is one of the most contentious issues in the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the 28-member bloc, which began on Monday. Leaders said they looked forward to seeing the more technical details when Britain publishes a formal paper on the issue on Monday. Using ...

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  • North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment
North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

The foreign ministry official denied that Warmbier was abused while in custody, condemning "groundless public opinion now circulating in the USA that he died of torture and beating during his reform through labour". USA doctors who had traveled to the North last week to evacuate Warmbier had recognized that the North had "provided him with medical ...

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  • Tripura: Political parties strongly criticizes BJP's dark horse for the Presidential election
Tripura: Political parties strongly criticizes BJP's dark horse for the Presidential election

While Kovind is, as maverick BJP member "Shotgun" Sinha said, eminently qualified for the post, in the politics of caste calculus his chief qualification seems to be that he belongs to the Dalit community. "All opposition parties have now projected former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as candidate for President. It is our responsibility to ke...

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  • Syrians fear new Raqqa turmoil once Islamic State is defeated
Syrians fear new Raqqa turmoil once Islamic State is defeated

Russian defense ministry said it will suspend an agreement between the USA and Russia that worked to limit the risk of in-flight incidents between the two countries, The Washington Post reported . Russian Federation condemned the US action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. The downing came after the Syrian...

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  • It Is A 'Yes' To Gonski 2.0, At This Stage
It Is A 'Yes' To Gonski 2.0, At This Stage

It has refused to support the package because it says Education Minister Simon Birmingham is offering $22 billion less over 10 years than Labor promised when it was in government. At the same time, Senator Birmingham will hold a review into the socio-economic status (SES) methodology which underpins how funding is distributed under the needs-based ...

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  • Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15
Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

At least 13 bodies were taken to hospital, along with 19 wounded people, said Wasim Baig, a spokesman for the Civil Hospital in Quetta . More than 20 of the injured were in critical condition. The rescue operations are underway. The local administration confirmed that 15 people were killed and as many as 70 injured in the explosions. Early morni...

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