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London tower fire: Death toll rises to 17


External Wall Insulation (EWI) has been installed in eight tower blocks, and work is now taking place to install it in three more tower blocks. The fire ripped through the tower block just after midnight, when most of the residents were sleeping. Read More »

Why Trump's beef with Angela Merkel, Germany escalated


The tweet follows a volley of criticism from Germany after the president concluded his first official tour overseas on Sunday, returning from Saudi Arabia , Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. As the president considers wider staff changes amid growing political fallout over probes into Russian Federation and his presidential campaign, the White House said a senior aide to Trump is leaving the job. Read More »

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out

The Post reported that Mueller's team began started the formal investigation into the president after he fired former FBI Director James Comey . Investigators are also considering the conversations Comey and the president had leading up to that point. A former Republican senator, Sessions was an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign, but sources say there has been tension between the two men in recent weeks because Trump was annoyed that Sessions recused himself from the ... Read More »

Bill Cosby trial Day 3: Accuser Andrea Constand to be grilled further


Constand, who was an employee at Temple University at the time, has previously said that Cosby invited her to his home to talk about her career and her desire to switch careers. "I could see two of him", and recalled that her "mouth was cottony". She also argued Constand misstated the amount of time she and Cosby had been friends. Read More »

Robert Mueller was on FBI director shortlist before becoming special counsel

Reporters also asked Trump about whether he taped his conversations with Comey, as he suggested in a tweet last month. PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future. said President Donald Trump was "vindicated" by Comey's admission that when he left the FBI , the bureau wasn't specifically investigating the president in the probe into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Read More »

US President Donald Trump blasts report on obstruction probe

Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., asked whether Trump had expressed any frustration with Sessions about his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Mr Trump's legal team, on Wednesday denounced the report , saying: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More »

Brexit 'uncertainty' can't go on, says EU's Verhofstadt

The European Union has called on the United Kingdom to have a greater sense of urgency on Brexit negotiations days after Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win a majority in the general election. Mrs Foster said: "We've had some very good discussions today and those discussions are continuing this afternoon. The current uncertainty can not continue", Verhofstadt said on Twitter. Read More »

Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

President Trump refrained from tweeting about so-called witch hunts and "phony" stories on Wednesday, June 14, when Mr. Trump spoke at the White House about the attacks of 66-year-old James T. "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", Trump said. Read More »

Davidson a 'one-trick pony' - Sturgeon

During fiery exchanges at Holyrood , she accused the Conservatives of being a "shower of charlatans" and Ruth Davidson of being a "one-trick pony" only interested in challenging her on independence. More significantly, the DUP opposes same-sex marriage, with civil partnerships but not "marriage" being available to homosexual couples in Northern Irleand. Read More »

Texas & Brazos Valley Connections To The Baseball Practice Shooting


Griner was shot in the ankle and transported to the hospital in good condition. The members of Congress sheltering in the dugout helped a tourniquet onto Barth's leg, then stayed in the dugout for cover. "We got a lot of hearts in this country, great hearts, and they're all sending their love and support to the Scalise family". "I'm shaken up", Duncan said. Read More »

Report says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

In a major story, The New York Times claimed that Trump was angered by reports that Mueller was close to fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and entertained the idea of firing the special counsel. An aide familiar with the meeting said it was held to discuss the investigations, including ways that the parallel inquiries don't interfere with one another. Read More »

Anti-Trump gunman attacks U.S. lawmakers, dies in shootout

In the 115th Congress, Aguilar holds the leadership positions of whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and is an assistant whip in the House Democratic Caucus. For the good of the country, Trump did not take the obvious bait, refraining from making a bad situation worse via a Twitter post or in an aside from the text he read from. Read More »

Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions


The House hasn't taken up a similar sanctions measure. "We can not let Russia's meddling in our elections go unpunished, lest they ever consider something similar again". "This is a matter for the State Department". The bipartisan deal also would impose new sanctions on multiple sectors of the Russian economy, including on "individuals conducting malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government", according to a summary released Monday night by Senate negotiators in both parties. Read More »

Mueller Examining Whether Trump Sought to Slow Flynn Probe

Sessions insisted there are no problematic reasons why he recused himself from the investigation, saying there is a "secret innuendo being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it". So their findings - whatever findings Mueller might come up with would go to Congress , and then Congress would have to make decisions about whether to pursue impeachment. Read More »

The election result shows millions have rejected Theresa May


The Labour leader's campaigning will continue, with plans to visit scores of Tory-held seats in a sign that the Opposition believes Mrs May's government will fall and another election could happen within months. There has been "slower progress" in talks between the Conservatives and DUP, with an agreement unlikely to be announced on Wednesday. On Tuesday May, following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, reiterated her government will get on with Brexit and make a ... Read More »

UK Government Defends DUP Deal Amid Accusations Of Bias

In negotiations with Mrs May and her team, the DUP delegation will also be acutely aware of the impact that any agreement may have on trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic, which is now thriving. He said May would still be able to win Commons votes as the conservative DUP would not vote to bring down a Tory government as that would increase the chances of another election resulting in Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party winning power. Read More »

Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel


Coats will also meet with members of the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, one week after his tense grilling by the panel, according to a committee source. He said he would agree to dismiss Mr. Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so. Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. Read More »

President Trump: WAPO Obstruction of Justice Report is a "Phony Story"


Comey said he wrote copious notes after every talk with the president. But the tweet appeared to verify a report from the Washington Post on Wednesday that the federal criminal probe into the Trump campaign's possible Russian Federation collusion has expanded into investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice . Read More »

Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

In stark contrast, Pakistan thrived as they cruised to victory with 77 balls to spare, opener Azhar Ali top scoring with 76 off 100 deliveries as they closed on 215-2. "I'm sure they will give their best and the match will be a tough for both the teams ", said Ashraful. After a meek and meagre display in their opening match of the tournament against India , Pakistan were labelled "shambolic" and "terrible" by coach Mickey Arthur but have shone ever since. Read More »

Theresa May under pressure to soften Brexit stance

Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey raised concerns over the prospect of a "very risky deal" between the DUP and the Tory Party, saying Labour was "ready and waiting to form a minority government". Instead, the devastating blow has left May weakened among her Conservative Party and thrown open her Brexit strategy to criticism from peers, some of whom are not in favour of the current plan to leave the European Union single market and customs union. Read More »