• 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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  • QB Matt Corral commits to Florida Gators
QB Matt Corral commits to Florida Gators

Gators offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier happened to write "805 GUNSLINGER!" on Twitter - a nod to Long Beach's area code - just minutes after news broke of his commitment, and Corral retweeted that in affirmation soon after. Tight end/defensive end Dante Lang from Boca Raton High and Miami Carol City safety Randy Russell both committed to Fl...

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  • PM Narendra Modi hosts farewell dinner for outgoing President Mukherjee
PM Narendra Modi hosts farewell dinner for outgoing President Mukherjee

The conversation between Nitish Kumar and Rahul Gandhi comes at a time their coalition in Bihar, the Mahagatbandhan, is in serious trouble amid corruption charges against ally Lalu Yadav and his family, including son Tejashwi who is Deputy Chief Minister.

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  • USA special ops chief confirms Central Intelligence Agency ending support for Syria rebels
USA special ops chief confirms Central Intelligence Agency ending support for Syria rebels

It was a "tough, tough decision" but "absolutely not a sop to the Russians", General Tony Thomas, who is head of USA special operations in Syria , said at a national security forum in Aspen, Colorado. At the time, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, said that "in no way do we see peace in that area with Assad at the head of the Syrian government". "Mak...

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  • Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians
Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians

He is scheduled to speak behind closed doors with the Senate intelligence committee Monday and with the House intelligence committee Tuesday. Sessions denied ever talking about the campaign when he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March.

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  • Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings
Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings

Kislyak also served as Moscow's ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and to Belgium and was Russia's deputy foreign minister from 2003-08. Trump". Stein, who was the Green Party candidate for USA president in 2016, has been vigorously defended by a party spokesperson, who stated that adding her name to the growing list is "vengeance a...

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  • Chch declares state of emergency amid rain
Chch declares state of emergency amid rain

The New Zealand defence force has deployed at least a dozen trucks and 140 personnel to provide assistance to emergency services and help rescue those trapped by rising flood waters. New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English took to social media to address the country on Saturday. In Timaru, a port city with almost 29,000 inhabitants, the state o...

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  • Jeff Sessions Lied - Again - About His Involvement with Russian Federation
Jeff Sessions Lied - Again - About His Involvement with Russian Federation

Kislyak also served as Moscow's ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and to Belgium and was Russia's deputy foreign minister from 2003-08. Stein, who was the Green Party candidate for United States president in 2016, has been vigorously defended by a party spokesperson, who stated that adding her name to the growing list is "vengeance a...

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  • Spieth The Open favorite after seizing share of lead in Round 1
Spieth The Open favorite after seizing share of lead in Round 1

Spieth, the2015 Masters and U.S. Open champion, tore through the opening day at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England on Thursday, carding five birdies on route to a five-under 65. "I thought the warmup would have gone better this morning, but it didn't", he said. Next up on the board are Englishman Paul Casey at 12/1 and South Afr...

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