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'President Trump believes the climate is changing': Ambassador Haley

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And Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt dodged the question in an interview with Tapper earlier this week and refused to answer when reporters pressed him about it at a White House briefing on Friday. The three states have 68 million residents, represent a fifth of the USA economy and emit 10 percent of US -generated greenhouse gasses. "We're going to have the cleanest air. Read More »

USA special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

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Experts say the Justice Department has held that it would not be appropriate to indict a sitting president. The fact that the president is being investigated is an astonishing development on its own. But in a statement issued shortly after the Post report , a spokesman for Kasowitz, Mark Corallo, said: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More »

Democratic lawmakers sue Trump over foreign payments

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And Maryland's attorney general says that state's National Harbor resort - just across the river from Washington - also faces unfair competition. A total of 196 senators and representatives are plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the so-called emoluments clause of the Constitution. Read More »

Robert Mueller gifts probe to US President Donald Trump for birthday

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Such a probe would represent a significant expansion of Mr Mueller's investigation into alleged meddling by Russian Federation in last year's presidential election , and any collusion with the Trump campaign. The details of a February 14 Oval Office meeting, where Sessions and other top aides left the room and Trump talked to Comey alone. "There's still no evidence of obstruction, and current and former leaders in the intelligence community have repeatedly said there's been no effort to ... Read More »

PM May orders public inquiry as Grenfell death toll rises to 17

The cause of the fire is under investigation, and authorities refuse to speculate on what could have started the blaze. "Tragically now we are not expecting to find anyone else alive", she said . "How many children died?" In addition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. The fire triggered a fresh wave of mourning in a country already battered by a string of terror attacks. Read More »

US Secret Service says does not have any White House tapes

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The agency, which handled White House recording systems for former presidents like Richard Nixon , said it has no recordings or transcripts of recordings from within the Trump White House. Meanwhile, at the Monday morning briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer kept alive hope that such recordings might exist. ( Spicer) "The President made clear in the Rose Garden last week that he would have an announcement shortly ". Read More »

Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. Standing alongside May in the gardens of the Elysee palace, Macron said "the door remains open" for Britain to change its mind about Brexit. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account", the spokesman said. Read More »

DUP leader calls for 'sensible Brexit'

Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to strike a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday as she comes under intense pressure to soften her approach to Brexit days before formal European Union divorce talks. Read More »

Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP will be 'coalition for chaos'

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Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan as well as the reappointed Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, are to meet the Northern Ireland parties. 'Although I don't expect it suddenly to collapse, because there's a broad consensus that wishes it to continue, I think we have to take care with it and take care that everything we do does not exaggerate the underlying differences that still are there in the Northern Ireland community'. Read More »

Israeli official rejects United States claim that PA stopped funding terror

Senators from both major parties charged that such cuts would ultimately hurt America. Tillerson told lawmakers that Palestinian leaders argued they must take care of widows and orphans, but that he told them the American people could not see any explanation for payments to terrorists, which they refer to as a 'martyr fund'. Read More »

Police Launch Criminal Inquiry into Grenfell Tower Blaze

The criminal probe was launched after it emerged that cladding, used on Grenfell Tower is banned in the U.S., and that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds extra for the contractors to apply a fire-resistant version of paneling to the building, according to a report by the Independent. Read More »

May Softens Tone On Brexit In Talks With France's Macron

He added: "That being said, a sovereign decision was taken by the British people and that is to come out of the European Union and I very much respect the decisions taken by the people, be it by the French people or the British people". A total of 130 people were killed on November 13, 2015, when the Stade de France itself was one of the targets, being attacked by suicide bombers during a friendly match against Germany. Read More »

Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

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Under questioning from Sen. "Senator, I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders", Rosenstein said. "I can't imagine that that issue is going to arise", he added . Rosenstein said that while it depends on the circumstances, "I think the general answer is no". Conservative media, led by Newsmax CEO and Trump friend Chris Ruddy , have suggested that the interview shows Mueller has a conflict in his special counsel investigation. Read More »

The Questions Jeff Sessions Refused To Answer Only Raised More Doubts

Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers last week that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

The Sessions hearing shows who's really colluding with Russian Federation

But not long after Jeff Sessions denied any knowledge of a meeting with Sergey Kislyak, a picture began making the rounds showing that the two were indeed together on the day of Trump's speech at the Mayflower Hotel - or so it seemed. Comey's firing is a "central moment that's being looked at" in the investigation , Post reporter Devlin Barrett told NPR's Ari Shapiro, "but it's not the only thing". Read More »

Cisco, IBM fight cybercrime

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Sitting at the core of this new relationship is integration, with the dynamic duo set to integrate threat defences across networks and cloud. IBM Security Vice President of Strategy and Offering Management Jason Corbin said the products integrations will "elevate our partners" to provide joint IBM and Cisco solutions that are integrated out of the box. Read More »

Rep. Scalise undergoing a third surgery, fellow Rep

Shortly after the shooting , Bernie Sanders, the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on the Senate floor that the shooter apparently was a volunteer for his campaign previous year. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The team was practicing for the annual baseball game that takes place in Washington on Thursday evening. Read More »

Simon Cowell to announce charity single for London fire victims

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People write messages on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower , in London , Thursday, June 15, 2017 . Residents had complained about safety for several years. The minister admitted that in previous instances safety reports had "taken far too long and by the time they have reported it can be too late". Read More »

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on

Rosenstein's assurance comes after Donald Trump's friend suggested the president may fire Mueller. "I think he's weighing that option". "It's a mistake to pretend that this is going to be some neutral investigation", Gingrich said . Anxiety about the probe - and fresh concerns about the political leanings of some of the attorneys involved - is percolating in the West Wing of the White House . Read More »

Georgia 6th: Republicans try to tie Kathy Griffin to Jon Ossoff

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In the last week , both Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel have found that, when you're in the middle of a nationalized campaign for Congress, you can find yourself at the mercy of every loose cannon from your party's side of the ledger. Republicans have won House seats in Montana and Kansas, but Georgia's special election has proven to be different. In a shift of locations, Dunwoody area residents will cast their early ballots at Dunwoody United Methodist Church, The usual site, the Dunwoody ... Read More »

EU 'ready to start Brexit negotiations' - Merkel

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However, she insisted the EU countries would be "asserting the interests of the 27 member states that will make up the European Union in future" during negotiations. "Her wish and will was not really too much accepted by the British people", he said. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, described the election result as "yet another own goal" for the UK. Read More »

Trump friend says president 'considering' firing Mueller

Ruddy's remarks sparked immediate controversy, with many in the press noting that he was seen at the White House the day prior. Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ's Russian Federation investigation could be in jeopardy. Read More »