• Trump Just Confirmed He Has Looked Into His Pardoning Power
Trump Just Confirmed He Has Looked Into His Pardoning Power

The Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr ., and Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort had agreed to negotiate whether to be interviewed by the panel in its Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees
Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

If President Trump didn't believe any crimes were committed by himself or his administration, why not just say , "when the only crime is LEAKS", and leave "so far" out of it? One of his attorneys, Jay Sekulow, said the president has not discussed the issue of pardons with his outside legal team.

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  • Multiple senior Trump administration officials were vulnerable to Russian blackmail
Multiple senior Trump administration officials were vulnerable to Russian blackmail

Trump himself has publicly challenged Mueller, declaring this week that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director would be crossing a line if he investigated the president's personal business ties. According to unnamed US officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaig...

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  • Taliban overrun district headquarters in N. Afghan Faryab province
Taliban overrun district headquarters in N. Afghan Faryab province

Faryab police spokesperson, Abdulkarim Yoresh, said security forces withdrew from the center of Lolash district on Sunday morning when the Taliban intensified their offensive. No groups has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping, and it was also not clear why the villagers were seized, though some government officials have suggested the villager...

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  • ISIS falling very fast, says US President Donald Trump
ISIS falling very fast, says US President Donald Trump

Mr. Mattis's remarks to reporters off-camera came two days after President Trump convened his national security council to discuss the administration's still-unfinished strategy for Afghanistan . The war in Afghanistan received little attention on the campaign trail previous year, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump focusing on the US -led co...

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  • People found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio
People found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

More than two dozen people found inside the trailer around 12:30 a.m., with some suffering from heatstroke and dehydration, authorities said. "They were very hot to the touch", Hood said of the victims. Police said while reviewing the store's surveillance video they noticed a number of cars had arrived at the store and left with some of survivors...

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  • Spicer out of Trump press team
Spicer out of Trump press team

Trump, who watches the press briefings closely and believes he is his own best spokesman, saluted Spicer's "great ratings" on TV and said he was "grateful for Sean's work". In his first briefing to the press, Scaramucci also said Huckabee Sanders was "loved" by the president. What do you think of president Trump? Some Trump loyalists inside the W...

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  • United States defends no longer arming Syrian rebels
United States defends no longer arming Syrian rebels

We know he got a cease fire agreement with Russian Federation in southwestern Syria , where numerous CIA-backed rebels have operated. He he suggested he might end support for the anti-Assad Free Syrian Army group. And instead of accepting that reversal and seeking some modus vivendi with Iran, Netanyahu and his Sunni-Arab allies (most notably the ...

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  • With Sessions Under Renewed Fire, Trump Claims 'Complete Power to Pardon'
With Sessions Under Renewed Fire, Trump Claims 'Complete Power to Pardon'

Sessions was the first US senator to endorse Trump and served as a senior adviser to his campaign. Trump said he thinks Comey told him about the dossier - which Trump dismissed as "made-up junk" - to suggest he had something to hold over the president.

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  • Qatar Emir to deliver 1900 GMT speech on Gulf crisis
Qatar Emir to deliver 1900 GMT speech on Gulf crisis

The UAE , Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5 and imposed a slew of sanctions on the emirate, including the closure of its only land border. They later issued a tough 13-point list of demands needed to resolve the crisis, including shutting down news outlets such as Al-Jazeera, cutting ties with Isl...

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  • Jay Sekulow Denies Allegations That White House Has Discussed Pardons
Jay Sekulow Denies Allegations That White House Has Discussed Pardons

But Trump Jr. later said the focus of the meeting turned to Russian adoptions. Asked if Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, should have his security clearance canceled for initially failing to list on a disclosure form contacts he had with Russians, Clapper said it should be suspended pending a review.

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  • Making 'Dunkirk' was enormous responsibility, says Christopher Nolan
Making 'Dunkirk' was enormous responsibility, says Christopher Nolan

This Christopher Nolan film is absolutely making its way to a very successful finish as it is now dominating the box office after earning $51M in its opening weekend. "Moving on...' It's a carefully orchestrated machine, so it never feels like chaos". Did this production feel like his biggest yet? But after working so often in the realm of scienc...

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  • Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russian Federation sanctions bill resolved
Rep. Hoyer says impasse over Russian Federation sanctions bill resolved

Critically, the sanctions could only be lifted with congressional approval - a departure from the flexibility presidents are traditionally given to conduct foreign policy. The bill raises the threshold for when US firms would be prohibited from being part of energy projects that also included Russian businesses. The revised bill clarifies which a...

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  • House, Senate reach deal on sanctions for Russian Federation and Iran
House, Senate reach deal on sanctions for Russian Federation and Iran

The stage was set Saturday for a possible White House showdown after a bipartisan congressional agreement to sanction Russian Federation for its 2016 presidential race meddling. But Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader, struck a notably different tone. The bill includes sanctions on Iran as punishment for its ballistic missile d...

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  • Trump 38.8% Job Approval Rating Hits Record Low for US Presidents
Trump 38.8% Job Approval Rating Hits Record Low for US Presidents

The average approval ratings among independents for all presidents before Trump was 53 percent, Gallup said. Trump's most favorable poll - Rasmussen Reports - has him at a 43 percent approval rating (57 percent disapproval) as of July 20.

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  • Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father
Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father

We empathize with Sen. We encourage the governor to appoint Dr. Kelli Ward. (She made McCain's age an issue , predicting that he might die in office.) Ward is now mounting a primary challenge to Arizona's other senator, Jeff Flake , who is up for reelection in 2018.

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  • Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russian Federation sanctions bill
Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russian Federation sanctions bill

The sanctions review was included in the bill because of wariness among lawmakers from both parties over Trump's affinity for Putin. The proposed bill would require the president to submit a report to Congress on any actions that would "significantly alter" foreign policy in connection to Russia , Reuters reported , including easing sanctions o...

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  • U.S. trims Pakistan military aid over 'Haqqani inaction'
U.S. trims Pakistan military aid over 'Haqqani inaction'

Analysed by a national consortium for the study of terrorism and responses to terrorism and contracted with the USA state department, the data revealed India's position as the third largest terror target. Even before Mattis arrived on the scene, the Pentagon also withheld $300 million in military reimbursements in 2016 under the leadership of the...

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  • US Lawmakers Reportedly Agree On Sanctions For Russia, Iran, North Korea
US Lawmakers Reportedly Agree On Sanctions For Russia, Iran, North Korea

The GOP-led Senate already overwhelmingly approved a bill for Russian Federation sanction, in the aftermath of the US intelligence community largely agreeing the Kremlin meddled in the 2016 White House race, in which Republican Donald Trump upset Democrat Hillary Clinton .

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  • US Attorney Sessions brushes off Trump criticism
US Attorney Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

Mr. Sessions said on Thursday that he would continue as attorney general "as long as that is appropriate". His response: "We're serving right now". We have exclusive interviews with the cast of Dunkirk including Harry Styles and Barry Keoghan, comedy troupe Shifts are taking off Love Island, Kymann and Joe are breaking world records, and we get ...

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