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North Korea test-fires four anti-ship missiles

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A full environmental assessment could take as long as a year, Yonhap News reported, citing a South Korean presidential official. It added that the missiles were 'accurately detected and hit the floating targets on the East Sea of Korea'. Read More »

Ireland's new prime minister formally takes power

Varadkar, a former general physician, born to an Irish nurse and a doctor from India , was elected the leader of the Fine Gael party earlier this month after the general elections. Varadkar takes the reins 10 years to the day he took his seat in Ireland's Parliament, a member of the center-right party when he was just 17. The President gave the politician the seals of office to officially confirm him as the newly serving Taoiseach . Read More »

Lyon chief explains why Man United won't sign Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon aren't the only ones giving Giroud special attention. Giroud is also wanted by West Ham, after the French worldwide admitted he will not be happy with limited playing time next season. Onyekuru would cost the Hammers close to £8 million. Another complicated transfer saga is that of Diego Costa , who has already been told he's not wanted at Chelsea next season. Read More »

Sessions' Senate Intelligence Hearing

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The obstruction of justice investigation started a few days after the firing of FBI Director James Comey last month, the Post reports , and officials are also looking into possible financial crimes committed by Trump associates. Comey testified that Sessions just nodded when Comey asked the AG to be sure he wasn't left alone with the president again. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., asked Sessions whether Trump records his conversations in the White House. Read More »

Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

He also said Comey should have shared his concerns about the Trump conversation with another Justice Department official, Dana Boente, who was then acting deputy attorney general, and would have been Comey's direct supervisor. "Without in any way suggesting I had any conversations concerning pardons, totally apart from that", he told Feinstein, "there are privileges of communication within the Department of Justice that we share, all of us do". Read More »

Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

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The interviews could come as early as this week, the Post said. The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . Read More »

Temperatures will gradually rise into the 90s in Fontana this week

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The weather service said the temperatures will increase chances for heat-related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat, especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups. Thursday's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 88 and an overnight low of 58. Friday , June 16 - Sunny, with a high near 99. Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Read More »

We have 250000 reasons not to go to Westminster, says Sinn Fein

May, whose Conservatives have run Britain since 2010, failed to secure a majority at the election last week. The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament . Read More »

President Trump invited the 'witch hunt'

Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice , The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening. A spokesman for Mueller's team also declined to comment. The Senate on Wednesday approved a bipartisan amendment that in part requires a congressional review process should Trump move to either ease or lift sanctions on Russian Federation. Read More »

At least 17 dead in London tower block fire

Speaking in Downing Street, May earlier said, "When it's possible to identify the cause of this fire, then of course there will be proper investigation and if there are any lessons to be learnt they will be, and action will be taken". Witnesses said they heard screams for help as the fire stormed through the floors, trapping residents who could be seen from windows flashing their cell phone lights in hopes of being rescued. Read More »

US lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man

Capitol, Members of Congress, staff and the visiting public, and today we saw how our officers' extensive training and quick response saved lives", Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said in a statement . Lawmakers who were there described a chaotic scene, with many members of the congressional GOP baseball team huddled in a dugout while Capitol police who were part of Scalise's security detail and local Alexandria police engaged in a shoot-out with Hodgkinson. Read More »

Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

Trump being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20th, 2017. According to the lawsuit , Trump has publicly accepted benefits from foreign states several times since taking the office without the consent of Congress. Read More »

British PM May to meet Sinn Fein, other Northern Ireland parties

With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would prompt only further instability. "The door of course is still open as long as Brexit negotiations have not been concluded", he said. "I can't negotiate with myself". She said: "I think there is a unity of objective among people in the United Kingdom". Read More »

Steele in US Open this week

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This year's championship gets under way when the first pairings tee off at 06:45 local time on Thursday. But when the year's second major championship got under way in flawless conditions on Thursday, Mickelson officially withdrew and left first alternate Roberto Diaz to take his place alongside Stewart Cink and Steve Stricker in a group due to tee off at 2.20pm local time. Read More »

6 questions the jury has had in the Bill Cosby trial

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Jury deliberations began Monday night. Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt has been a central part of the show outside the courthouse. One other accuser, Kelly Johnson, testified during the trial as prosecutors sought to establish that Cosby had a pattern of assault. Read More »

Hospital says Scalise needs more operations - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

According to both congressional and law enforcement sources, the shooting appears to be a "deliberate attack". President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk to their vehicle after visiting MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , where House Majority Leader Steve Scalise of La. Read More »

Britney Spears arrives for Manila concert

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Notably, Spears is more used to being stationary and having her fans come to her when it comes to her concerts. Spears still has a handful of tour dates to go before she returns to Sin City as she now has concerts scheduled in the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Israel over the next few weeks. Read More »

Mueller Probe Examining Whether Donald Trump Obstructed Justice

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The committee leaders said in a statement that they "look forward to future engagements" with Mr Mueller. From that point, February 10th, until I announced my formal recusal on March 2nd, I was never briefed on any investigative details and did not access information about the investigation; I received only the limited information that the Department's career officials determined was necessary to inform my recusal decision. Read More »

Mattis given authority over Afghanistan troop increases ahead of new strategy

Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee "we are not winning" in Afghanistan , citing an increase in attacks by the Taliban. Mattis said the Taliban were "surging" at the moment, something he said he meant to address. Deliberations include giving more authority to forces on the ground and taking more aggressive action against Taliban fighters. Will increasing USA troop strength help stabilize Afghanistan, or just perpetuate the conflict? To date, over 2,300 Americans have been killed. Read More »

Reports say Mueller probe looking at possible obstruction involv

The Post report cites anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Meanwhile Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Charles Grassley said his panel would investigate the removal of Mr Comey and "any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations". Read More »