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Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election is now turning its attention to President Donald Trump and whether he attempted to obstruct justice, The Washington Post reported . Comey's leadership in the wake of the Clinton email investigation". Sessions , the former Senator from Alabama, said Russian interference with America's democratic processes can never be tolerated. Read More »

Early projections suggest Macron's REM party winning majority

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Polling firms Kantar Public-onepoint predicted that LREM and its centrist allies would take 400 to 440 of the assembly's 577 seats after next Sunday's second round of runoff votes. Opinion polls suggest En Marche! is on course to win between 395 and 425 seats - significantly more than the 289 needed to secure a majority. Pollsters are projecting that French President Emmanuel Macron's party is in position to win a crushing parliamentary majority following the first round Sunday of ... Read More »

Donald Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett , the recently retired deputy NSA director. "And, in fact, I when made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing, with Trump and Russian Federation, is a made-up story.' It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election". Read More »

Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno

Some residents attempted to use bin bags as makeshift parachutes in a desperate bid to escape. Just before New Year's celebrations to welcome 2016, a fire raced through the 63-story Address hotel in Dubai as millions of people watched television coverage of the festivities at the nearby Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Read More »

Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Worked on His Campaign

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By 2010, those proportions stood at almost 50 percent for Republicans and more than 30 percent for Democrats . The question now is where the political debate goes from here. He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations. Police officials would not comment on any motive for the shooting or whether Hodgkinson was targeting Republicans. Read More »

Why Britain Still Doesn't Have a New Government Confirmed

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Earlier, Ms Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". The talks with the DUP follow May's apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting Monday that signaled she would be more open to consultation, particularly with business leaders demanding answers about the details on Britain's departure from the European Union . Read More »

Special counsel probes Trump for possible obstruction

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators have asked for information and will talk to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Gohmert also suggested that the Orlando nightclub massacre was Mueller's "fault" because he banned anti-Muslim FBI training materials under the Bush administration. Read More »

How the congressional shooting unfolded

Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) speaks about the recent attack on the Republican Congressional Baseball Team in Alexandria, Virginia, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C., on Wed., June 14, 2017 . "His question was pointed: "'Excuse me sir, who's practicing today? "I think everybody handled it well and things seem to be under control, " Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the Associated Press. Read More »

Post reports Trump under investigation for obstructing justice

He could be considering extreme measures to save his embattled presidency but is not beyond firing Mueller since he already did it to FBI Director James Comey . "I know I was sacked because of something about the way I was conducting the Russian Federation investigation, was in some way putting pressure on him, in some way irritating him, and he made a decision to fire me because of that", Comey said in his June 8 testimony. Read More »

Reports say Mueller examining possible obstruction of justice by Trump

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And while he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions insisted, "I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations". Rosenstein's view was that Comey's decision to make a public statement broke with longstanding Federal Bureau of Investigation precedent and should have been handled by the then-US attorney general, Loretta Lynch . Read More »

Congressman shot, injured by gunman; police kill attacker

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Rep. Mo Brooks , R-Ala., said several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers. Wenstrup, who is an Iraq war veteran and medic, jumped into the dugout when he heard Rep. "This is deeply personal and Sue and I are praying for Matt as he receives medical attention". "Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds", President Trump said. Read More »

Donald Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

The security contingent was there because of who was practicing this morning: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was working with his fellow Republicans to sharpen their batting and fielding. When the gunman opened fire, resident Katie Filous was walking her dogs on the sidewalk next to the baseball field and a YMCA. Members of Congress practice for months for the event, and typically don the jerseys of a team from back home . Read More »

Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice

After to Comey's dismissal, Trump reportedly expressed that he would have fired Comey regardless of Sessions' and Rosenstein's recommendation, also referencing his disapprobation of the DOJ investigation into alleged ties between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation, according to VICE News. Read More »

Senator Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DN

I'm asking about your personal knowledge from this committee, which has a constitutional obligation to get to the bottom of this. This was the second hearing in as many weeks where Burr had interrupted Harris . So you know, the Senate can try to compel the attorney general to answer the questions. "Chairman", McCain said , "the witness should be allowed to answer the question". Read More »

London fire: Firefighters struggle to douse blaze, death toll expected to rise

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Survivors said there were no sprinklers in the building . "Although theoretically they are fire resistant, in most cases they are high-temperature resistant instead of fire resistant". It would be wrong for me to get into numbers that I do not believe are accurate". "I consider this mass murder". Following an explosion which took place in 2009 at Lakanal House in Camberwell, which claimed six lives and injured over 20, the All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group recommended a ... Read More »

President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

After Comey's much-watched Senate testimony, the president said in a press conference that he would testify under oath regarding his interactions and conversations with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller , told a Senate committee on June 13: "As long as I'm in this position, [Mueller is] not going to be fired without good cause". Read More »

At least 6 killed in London's massive fire

My daughter's friend said she observed an adult who made some sort of homemade parachute and tried to lower himself out of the window. "It would be wrong for me to get into numbers that I do not believe are accurate". Although there are twelve confirmed deaths, police are estimating the death toll to rise with many who live in the building still missing. The London Fire Brigade would not speculate on the cause of the fire. Read More »

Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit

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Comey's testimony raised questions about Sessions' engagements with Russian Federation and his involvement in Comey's firing despite Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation investigation, which Comey was leading. Sessions said he learned members of those subcommittees planned to ask him questions about the investigation into Russian election meddling, and decided the Senate Intelligence Committee was a more appropriate venue to field those questions. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh CM begins 'peace' fast

Chouhan had asserted that he would not let the state engulf in violence and would ensure that peace returns. While two companies of the RAF, each comprising 100 personnel, were deployed in Pipliamandi in Mandsaur , where the five farmers were killed, another two were posted in Garoth. Read More »

Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice By Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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It is the most significant sign that Mueller's investigation is extending beyond questions of Russian interference in the 2016 election. There is no reason to fire the independent head of the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, the Justice Department's number two said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency. Read More »

Fire service offering free home safety checks for residents

The Consul General said they are in touch with 11 other Filipinos who are in different evacuation centers. The north Kensington tower resembled a giant blazing chimney with smoke billowing against the skyline at dawn, spreading ash, smoke and debris around. Read More »

Amid uproar, Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

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Members of the Southern Baptist Convention , a coalition of churches that comprise the nation's largest Protestant denomination, convene just once a year to discuss church business, make budget decisions, commission new missionaries and vote on " resolutions " that affirm their theological, social or political priorities. Read More »

Leo Varadkar is our new Taoiseach

He added, "The government that I lead will not be one of left or right because those old divisions don't comprehend the political challenges of today". Kenny's journey to Áras an Uachtaráin only this time he was to receive his seal of office from President Higgins. " Leadership should never be about just one person", he said. Read More »

Islamic State 'captures Osama Bin Laden's Tora Bora mountain hideout'

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According to testimony from al-Qaeda captives in the USA prison at Guantamo Bay, Cuba, bin Laden fled from Tora Bora first to Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province, before crossing the border into Pakistan. The remoteness of the area makes it impossible to independently verify the contradictory claims. Daesh insurgents have taken control of Tora Bora, a strategic area, in Pacher Agam district of eastern Nangarhar province after heavy clashes with the Taliban in the past a week, local ... Read More »