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President Trump not expected to try to block Comey testimony, aides say

In a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn, the Democrats said that "any such assertion of privilege is nearly certainly baseless, particularly given that Mr. Mark Warner , D-Virginia, said the president's "concerning" actions were now "beyond troubling". "If he had any intention of claiming executive privilege, he ultimately weakened his own case severely". Read More »

Clinton blames Comey, Russia, WikiLeaks, media, DNC for election loss


Ellison, Minnesota Democrat, said on MSNBC. But there is also an emerging divide inside the Democratic Party about whether her continued presence on the national political stage is helping her party move forward. Its data was mediocre to poor - nonexistent, wrong. Hillary Clinton has found plenty of non-Hillary Clinton things to blame for her 2016 loss, including Russia, James B. Read More »

Putin put on the spot over Russian Federation and Trump

Stay with us for a special coverage of the event as well as live expert analysis and reaction. Probes have centered on former national security adviser Michael Flynn , who was sacked three weeks into his tenure after lying about his contact with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Read More »

United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue


But May, asked by reporters whether Fallon's comments meant the Conservatives were shifting their position on tax , said there had been no change. "We have set it out in the manifesto", she said. The decline in support for the Conservatives coincided with a surprise announcement by May last month that she would make elderly people pay more for their social care, despite concerns that it could undermine support among aging, wealthy homeowners - a core source of Conservative votes. Read More »

Ariana Grande honors victims of Manchester attack with benefit concert


More than 50,000 fans packed the Old Trafford Cricket Ground. After dancing and spinning around the stage together, Pharrell ceded the stage to Cyrus, and she addressed the massive crowd with a thoughtful speech. All proceeds from the event will go toward the " We Love Manchester Emergency Fund ", in partnership with the British Red Cross and Manchester City Council. Read More »

USA ambassador praises London mayor after Trump critique

In the final tweet in his morning series, Trump noted that the London attackers used a van to slam into pedestrians and then assaulted people with knives. Lower courts have blocked the Trump policy, citing various reasons including statements Trump made during the 2016 campaign. USA lawmakers from both political parties criticized Trump for raising the travel ban and for assailing Khan. Read More »

Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

Colombian star James Rodriguez's future at Real Madrid has been in question for most of this season after he failed to become a regular under Zinedine Zidane . It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while past year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy. Read More »

Ariana Grande holds benefit concert in wake of terror attacks

After asking the audience - which includes numerous survivors of the horrific attack - to come together in a minute's silence in solidarity for those who lost their lives, the star performed a solo version of his band's hit "Timshel". Singer Robbie Williams then took to the stage to lead the audience in a rousing rendition of his Manchester tribute song, "Strong". Ariana Grande has a lot of feelings about the tragic bombing at her Manchester concert on May 22, and she was finally able ... Read More »

India Defeated Pakistan by 124 Runs @ ICC Champions Trophy 2017

According to the official schedule, the match will begin at 2:30pm Pakistan's local time. Asked to bat first, India made a cautious start before their openers started to impose themselves. I finished well. India-Pakistan is always a big game, and I think it has set us up really well. Only three batsmen managed to play 20 balls, and because these batsmen did so at a strike rate of 77, 55 and 77, the others were obliged to play high-risk cricket and give India a sixth straight win ... Read More »

Canadian killed in London terror attack: Trudeau


A Canadian woman killed in the terror attack that left seven people dead in London was remembered Sunday as someone who had a big heart and respected everyone. Trump appeared to be referencing Khan's comments earlier in the day in which he said there was no reason to worry about the increased police presence in London . Read More »

London attack: 7 dead, 3 attackers killed, 12 suspects arrested

People with their hands on their heads as they leave inside a police cordon after an incident in London, Sunday, June 4, 2017 . Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday's election wouldn't be halted by the latest attack , because "violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process". Read More »

Trump criticizes London's mayor after terror attack

Sunday's attack was the closest to Turcich, who's been in London since January. Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days. Her family said in a statement: "We grieve the loss of our attractive, loving daughter and sister". Members of the publice stand beyond a cordon as police officers stand on duty outside a row of shop, with residential flats above, in East Ham in east London on June 4, 2017 , following a raid as police continue ... Read More »

May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as election nears

The PM's comments sparked complaints from Labour that she was getting involved in political debate on a day when the parties had agreed to halt election campaiging until the evening. Corbyn went on to say that the election, which will take place on Thursday, is now not only just a battle of ideas between the Labour party and the Conservatives, but about the "struggle between terrorism and democracy itself" adding that terrorists should be prevented from "halting democracy". Read More »

London terror attacks: Victims' stories emerge


Eight minutes after the attacks began, London Metropolitan officers had arrived at Borough Market and killed three suspects, saving untold lives. A British Transport Police officer with less than two years on the force - and armed only with a baton - was in stable condition after suffering injuries, police confirmed in a statement Sunday. Read More »

Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim

But different polling methods have produced a dramatically wide range of forecasts - from May losing her majority in parliament to winning a landslide victory. Labour has said it will not enter into any coalition. Both Opinium and ComRes suggest a fall in Theresa May's personal approval rating. He urged voters to "resist Islamophobia and division and turn out on June 8 united in our determination to show our democracy is strong". Read More »

Trump Shake up begins, Communications Director quits

Fusion was one of the first on the case, quoting Trump's tweet and adding a meta twist: "It's now been 15 minutes and the President still hasn't deleted this tweet ". However, Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's woes on the communications effort. According to the White House, Kushner met with Gorkov as the Trump transition team's "official primary point of contact with foreign governments" and insists discussions were unrelated to personal ... Read More »

Curfew-Like Restrictions In Parts Of Kashmir Valley


He said that the department had also deployed its officers and tourist police at prime tourist destinations to ensure smooth movement of tourists and their comfortable stay. Authorities said these were necessary to maintain law and order. Senior separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have been placed under house arrest while pro-independence JKLF chief, Yasin Malik was arrested and shifted to the central jail on Sunday. Read More »

Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn at 2015 dinner

Putin made the comments during an exclusive interview that will air on June 4th at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT during the premiere of " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly " on NBC. "Why else would they want him there?" Retired Lt. Gen. Flynn served as an adviser to Trump's presidential campaign, and then served as President Donald Trump's national security adviser in the White House for less than a month before he was sacked for what the administration said was lying about his conversations with ... Read More »

Leo Varadkar To Become Ireland's Next Prime Minister

They burst crackers, cut cake and distributed candies among their neighbours who thronged the house of 93-year-old Manohar Varadkar, the uncle of Leo Varadkar . Leo Varadkar made his foray into Irish politics when he was 22 and was elected to the parliament when he was 27. After four days of polling of Fine Gael councillors and party members, this morning it is the turn of the party's 50 TDs, 19 Senators and four MEPs to cast their ballots to decide who will replace Mr Kenny as party leader. Read More »

Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk

On Friday, the federal police said they had bombarded IS positions with Grad rockets and field artillery in "preparation for attacking the Old City in the coming hours". Yet with such a small amount of the city still held by the militants and so many Iraqi forces attacking at once, Zimmerman said it will hard to marshal and coordinate US-led aircraft in the airspace over the city. Read More »

Trump tweets on London attacks: 'stop being politically correct'


The individual is being treated in hospital and is not in a critical condition, Rowley said . In the wake of the London terror attack which left 7 dead, and 12 suspects arrested , President Trump angrily twisted London Mayor Sadiq Khan's words after the tragedy, basically branding him soft on terror. Read More »