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Gingrich: Mueller Hiring 'Bad People' Who Are 'After Trump'

Rep. Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, said any move to oust Mueller would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed special prosecutor Archibald Cox over Cox's subpoenas for White House tapes. Read More »

NY Anti-Islamic Law Rally, Counter-Protest Face Off

Police in Seattle and St. Paul , Minnesota, made arrests after fighting broke out during a series of marches across the US on Saturday against Sharia, a strict form of Islamic law, that were confronted by counter-protests. Management there says its aware of the event "and is in no way associated or in support". "Our enemy is not an organization of people living overseas plotting to attack", Gabriel writes in "Because They Hate: A Survivor of Islamic Terror Warns America", her 2006 New ... Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn empathizes with Grenfell survivors, PM May didn't bother

A Facebook event, Justice for Grenfell!, has been listed as taking place at 6pm outside the Department for Communities and Local Government, with more than 1,800 people said to be planning to attend. Business Insider referred to an article by the Daily Mirror titled: "Theresa May was s**t": distraught Grenfell Tower resident tells Jeremy Corbyn the PM "didn't speak to any of us", which said that an unnamed resident confirmed that the Prime Minister's presence was lacking and brief. Read More »

Paul Ryan Stands Behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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The White House finally said Tuesday evening that Trump has "no intention" of firing Mueller, amid speculation and concern that he was weighing that option. Trump would do well to study what happened when another president, Richard Nixon, hunkered down in 1973 and fired Archibald Cox, the special prosecutor appointed to investigate the Watergate scandal. Read More »

Brussels left waiting as May tries to clinch power deal

May began talks with the Northern Ireland-based party to see if they can create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament . Besides forging a deal to keep her job and preparing for Brexit talks, May is grappling with a crisis over the breakdown in power-sharing between the pro-British DUP and the Catholic nationalist Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland's separate, devolved government. Read More »

White House says Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm not going to be talking about it publicly". Longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen said Tuesday he's been subpoenaed to testify before the House Intelligence Committee in September. But Stephen Gillers, a New York University professor who specializes in legal and judicial ethics, said the Mueller interview with Trump presented "no conflict whatsoever". Read More »

Brexit talks to start on Monday as planned

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Theresa May's disastrous election result has thrown the Brexit negotiations into question with no clear sense of when they will begin or what sort of Brexit and future relationship the United Kingdom is now seeking. Earlier, Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government program, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". Read More »

British police seize a car as part of Manchester attack investigation

Salman Abedi, 22, whose family are believed to be of Libyan origin, died after detonating an improvised explosive device at the end of a concert by the American singer Ariana Grande . Police have also released new CCTV images showing Abedi moving around Manchester before the attack on the arena. The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert tomorrow. Read More »

U.S. congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition , but his vital signs have "stabilized" two days after being shot during a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday, hospital officials announced Friday. "I just hope he's better", Bailey said. "This game is always an important moment for both parties to come together to support charity, build friendships, and celebrate our national pastime, but, as you all know, tonight's game has taken on a much deeper level of ... Read More »

President Trump embarks on new policy in relations with Cuba

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Mr Trump said Mr Obama's agreement with Raul Castro's government led to an increase in violence and instability in the country, and enriched the brutal communist regime that imprisons its own people. But once the consequences of his new policy are analyzed closely, it's easy to see why this move will hurt those who Trump claims to be helping. The new president's action is broadly opposed by American business groups. Read More »

Trump lashes out at 'conflicted' Russia investigators

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After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my " collusion with the Russians ", nobody has been able to show any proof. Sad! The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet , however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a " witch hunt ". Read More »

Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

However, according to Dr. Jack Sava , Rep. Scalise's condition has improved slightly. With some "truly unbelievable anesthesia care", the team was able to control some of the bleeding and then transfer Scalise to radiology, where he underwent another procedure to control more bleeding, Sava said. Read More »

President Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation. "It is my view that fully investigating the facts, circumstances, and rationale for Mr. The order also covers separate inquiries into several key Trump associates including former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, campaign adviser Paul Manafort, foreign policy aide Carter Page and outside adviser Roger Stone. Read More »

Mayor Sadiq Khan confronted by irate Londoners after fire

One woman threw a baby out the window to escape the flames. There were other reports of adults jumping. Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower yesterday, with firefighters facing hazardous conditions as they searched the charred building. Read More »

List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

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She said her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , told her he was going to Washington because he wanted to work on tax policy. She said when he prepared to leave Illinois, "He sold nearly everything he owned from his businesses". Hodgkinson also contacted the office of Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) at least 10 times over the past year, a Bost spokesman said, calling the emails and phone calls negative but not threatening. Read More »

Theresa May to meet Sinn Fein at No 10

British Prime Minister Theresa May is close to a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership, as she confirms Brexit talks will begin next week. "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements", she said in a statement . Read More »

GOP rep: Capitol Police saved 'every one of our lives'

Politico reported Thursday that a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who was also shot Wednesday, Matt Mika, remains in critical condition and will require additional surgeries, his family said Thursday. Sava later told The Associated Press that Scalise's care is on track for someone with such a severe injury but that he still faces many risks to recovery. Read More »

United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen, or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital. "When he arrived he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death". Sava was reluctant to predict whether Scalise would make a full recovery, but offered there was a good chance he would walk and run again. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. Read More »

Brexit talks between United Kingdom and European Union will begin on Monday

The pair got to know each other when they were each responsible for tourism policy as ministers. 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". Read More »

Civilian killed in forces firing during stone pelting in JK

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Authorities said blocking the internet has become necessary to prevent uploading of inflammable pictures and posts on social media sites by anti-social elements. He was immediately rushed to JVC hospital Srinagar where he was provided necessary first aid and was shifted to SKIMS Srinagar for specialized treatment. Read More »