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Special Prosecutor Is a 'Very Bad' Person Leading a 'WITCH HUNT'

A memo drawn up by an NSA deputy reportedly records Trump pressuring National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers to influence Russian Federation investigation. Last week, Comey told Congress he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz, who issued a statement which did not deny the story, but did say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was behind it, calling the leak "outrageous, inexcusable and ... Read More »

U.S. special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

Sessions was adamant he never had a third meeting with the Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . "That was the beginning of the end of Mr. Nixon", said law Prof. However, Trump refused the offer, although he made his displeasure clear to the attorney-general. Comey had previously assured Trump he was not under investigation. Read More »

Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office

Mr Varadkar will not only take over the role of taoiseach , but also its main challenges, including Brexit negotiations and restoring collapse of devolved government in Northern Ireland . Varadkar later met President Michael D Higgins, who gave him the seals of office to officially confirm his appointment. "It is striking that the strong support which this record won him in his parliamentary party was not reflected in the much broader membership of Fine Gael." Mr Varadkar was ... Read More »

Brexit negotiations with EU to begin on Monday: Britain

She declined to speculate about any change in Britain's plans to withdraw from the European Union following the election, saying, "The citizens have decided, and I assume that we will have to carry out these negotiations". Like many on the continent, he has long criticised Britain's entitlement, negotiated by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, to get about half its European Union budget contributions back as a rebate. Read More »

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos

Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said. Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week he believed he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Sessions' Sexist Stonewalling at the Senate Hearing

As was made plain by their questioning of former FBI director James Comey and the three intelligence chiefs last week , Democrats have moved the goalposts on the Russian Federation investigation. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) called for an investigation into the firing of Comey. Mr. Mueller and his team have shown no such hesitations: After all, a solid indicator that an investigation is needed is that Mr. Read More »

Firefighters Respond to Fire Engulfing London Apartment

When news of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire broke yesterday, singer Rita Ora vowed to do everything that she could to help the many victims of the blaze. The flat visited by Caroline Penn, gutted by a fire started by a candle. Meanwhile, 44 households were given emergency accommodation. The council's "immediate priority is to accommodate the residents of Grenfell Tower, families and young children, the elderly and the vulnerable". Read More »

Thousands Gather In Tehran To Mourn Victims Of Attacks

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Five attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, setting off clashes with security forces and killing at least 17 people. Authorities also announced the detention of eight suspects in the Alborz province, north of Tehran. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Friday that terrorist attacks would only increase Tehran's hatred against the USA and its " stooges " such as Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Police find eighth London attack victim in Themes

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There was not enough evidence to arrest or charge Zaghba when authorities questioned him at the Marconi airport on March 15, 2016, Bologna prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said Tuesday. Police also identified another victim as Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, releasing a statement from her family praising her work and her effort to help other victims. Read More »

Senate Votes to Enact New Russia Sanctions

That means President Trump would not be able to strike them down as easily as Obama ordered them. Democrats insisted that the Congress should also respond to Russia's aggressions, including its annexation of Ukraine , attacks in Syria and interference in the USA election. Read More »

Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'

Days after that happened, Trump told NBC News' Lester Holt that the Russian Federation investigation played a role in his decision to terminate him, and he has dismissed the probe as "fake news". National Security Agency contractor who fled the United States after leaking details of extensive surveillance activities by U.S. intelligence and who has lived since 2013 in Russian Federation, where he has been granted asylum. Read More »

The Congressional Baseball Game Goes On, So Do Surgeries for Scalise

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The gunman who shot Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others was devastated after Trump's election victory, his brother has said . Technology and media trends have only accelerated the erosion of civility in politics, many lawmakers believe, cementing partisan silos and discouraging work across the aisle. Read More »

President says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back into session

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He said the officers "might have put the guy down quicker if they had been able to use a long gun instead of just pistols". Several spectators walked politics-related attire supporting particular candidates. When I got to him, he responded to my questions. "I had no idea this was going to happen, and I don't know what to say about it". Authorities have said Scalise, the third-highest ranking Republican in the House, was shot by Hodgkinson , an IL man who was apparently angry about Trump's ... Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

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The rendition of "Julius Caesar" in New York City that depicts Donald Trump's assassination in the title role has been met with criticism and the theater behind the production recently lost some advertisers. The answer lies in a century-old tradition: the Congressional Baseball Game. The suspected shooter, later identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois , was killed in a shootout with police. Read More »

Steve Scalise in critical condition, needed multiple transfusions, will need more surgeries

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Republican Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the early morning fusillade of gunfire, and several other people, including members of Scalise's security detail, also were wounded. Hodgkinson, described by his lawyer as a "very irascible, angry little man", had a history of minor run-ins with the law and a long trail of social media posts denouncing President Donald Trump and other Republicans. Read More »

Girl Escapes Grenfell Tower Fire and Takes Exam

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She told Mirror Online : "I put on my jeans and a top and just grabbed by phone and chemistry notes". But despite being unable to sleep for the rest of the night the girl turned up at Sacred Heart School in Hammersmith to take her exam that morning. Read More »

Schumer parodies Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

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The entire Trump cabinet met for the first time on Monday and the first thing on the agenda, apparently, was a massive wank-a-thon to stroke his massive ego. While the story about Monday's first full Cabinet meeting may not be controversial, it was "different". Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross thanked the president for giving him the opportunity to fix the trade deficit, while Energy Secretary Rick Perry praised Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. Read More »

U.S. congressman undergoes another operation after shooting

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Scalise, 51, suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. And first, Sue, Congressman Scalise is still in the hospital. All we would have had would have been baseball bats versus a rifle. Rep. Roger Williams of Texas, taken away in a stretcher with an injured ankle from the chaos in Virginia, hobbled around the third-base box Thursday night, coaching the GOP team as planned, with his crutches set aside. Read More »

More Fake News? WaPo's Unnamed Sources Reveal Trump May Have Obstructed Justice

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On Trump's plane ride home after a trip to Wisconsin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters he "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to". The White House cited a May 9 letter to Trump from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that attached a memo from Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, on "Restoring Confidence in the FBI " that recommended Comey's dismissal. Read More »

US lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

Scalise sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip. Though officials said his health has improved, Scalise will still require additional operations and will remain in the hospital for "some time", according to the update . Texas Rep. Mike Conaway described what sounded like an explosion, then lawmakers scattering off the field as police roamed in search of the gunman and engaged him. Read More »