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New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump's presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking even more political oxygen out of the West Wing.Trump was set to escape the Washington pressure cooker on Saturday. Read More »

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for obstruction of justice

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Rosenstein was also the person who appointed Robert Mueller as a special counsel to head the Russian Federation investigation after Comey was sacked. "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ". The White House recently began referring all questions on Trump and Russian Federation to the lawyer Marc Kasowitz. Read More »

DUP's Arlene Foster meets with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over Stormont talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet the head of the Northern Ireland branch of Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein in London on Thursday, Sinn Fein said in a statement . The meeting comes after Irish nationalists voiced concerns that a planned deal between May's Conservative Party and Sinn Fein's unionist rival the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) could destabilize politics in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Protesters Storm London Town Hall After Tower Fire Kills 30

Emergency responders were dispatched to the 24-story building to battle the blaze. He said the temperature of the blaze at Grenfell Tower was comparable to a cremation. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy has said that there are still some bodies in Grenfell tower but conditions have been too hazardous to retrieve them. Read More »

Theresa May must put Northern Ireland ahead of her DUP deal

The Prime Minister has insisted the United Kingdom will leave the single market, replace customs union membership with a new deal and end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. The state opening will be followed by days of parliamentary debate and a confidence vote that will be the first major challenge for the new government. Read More »

Minnesota police clear protesters off interstate after Yanez acquittal

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While it captures what was said between the two men and shows Yanez firing into the vehicle, it does not show what happened inside the auto or what Yanez might have seen. He says the jury sympathizes with Castile's family. "My son loved this city and this city killed my son, and a murderer gets away". "He didn't deserve to die the way he did", Philando Castile's sister, Allysza, said, through tears. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

The Democrats won the game, 11-2. Democrats sent the trophy they earned to Scalise's office after the game. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". Authorities also were going over a cellphone, computer and camera taken from Hodgkinson's white van, which was parked near the ballfield. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old contractor from southern IL, had a history of left-wing political activism and violent outbursts. Read More »

30 now confirmed dead in London tower fire

Now that the smoke has cleared, the public could only gape at the huge burned-out hulk in the working class, multi-ethnic neighbourhood. The sheer number of missing person posters in the streets near the tower - home to about 600 residents - is perhaps not surprising given how quickly the fire spread. Read More »

President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation with tweet

Though just over half of Americans say they disapprove of Trump's firing of Comey, the number grows to 79 percent among Democrats. Comey testified it would be up to Mueller to decide whether Trump's action amounted to obstruction of justice, an act that could be cited in any effort in the Republican-led Congress to impeach him and remove him from office. Read More »

GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

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Those differences were amplified Friday when Schumer sent a letter Friday requesting an all-senators meeting in the Old Senate Chamber next week. "Because the House bill is so mean and so unpopular, Senate Republicans are left with two options: Either fix what's in the bill or just hide it from everyone", Noah said in the segment (above). Read More »

Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting

Trump called for unity in remarks at the White House on Wednesday, but Sanford and other Republican lawmakers also pointed to the president's own harsh rhetoric. "Both were purchased by the shooter from federal firearms licensees", the Capitol Police said in a statement . Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalized. Read More »

Steve Scalise's suspected shooter identified as IL man

Scott Applewhite). Scalise had two surgeries Wednesday after being shot in the hip by 66-year-old James Hodgkinson who was then killed by Capitol police. She said the organization would continue pushing for gun-friendly legislation at the state and federal level, arguing that new gun-control measures are not the answer. Read More »

About $4 million raised for London fire victims

Simon Cowell has announced that he's planning a charity single to raise funds for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire . It is thought that contractors chose the cheaper, more combustible version for Grenfell, which has a polyethylene core and is known as PE. Read More »

Donald Trump says no one has any proof on Russia

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Last week, Comey testified in a Senate hearing that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Sen. Read More »

The irony of the criminal investigation into Donald Trump

On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Mueller was investigating if Trump obstructed justice when he fired Comey. Last week, Comey testified in a Senate hearing that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Read More »

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee Tuesday morning , Rosenstein was asked to respond to a claim from President Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy that Trump was considering firing Robert Mueller . And unless there was sufficient reason to fire Mueller, he offered, "it wouldn't matter what anybody said". As the Washington Post reported Wednesday, that special counsel investigation has since expanded to include whether Trump committed obstruction of justice by ... Read More »

May inches toward deal as Brexit battle rages

The announcement followed speculation that talks may have to be delayed because of the inconclusive outcome of last week's General Election, which has already forced the State Opening of Parliament to be put back from June 19 to 21. This would preserve trade with the European Union on current terms and without costly friction such as having trucks lining up for miles at ports while documents are checked. Read More »

Gianforte sentenced to complete community service after report assault

On Monday, Montana Judge Rick West sentenced Gianforte to 40 hours of community service and 20 hours of anger management that he must complete by November 28, according to Whitney Bermes , a reporter at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle . The last guy that came in here, you did the same thing. "Get the hell out of here ... get the hell out of here!" Gianforte deflected the question, and when Jacobs persisted the candidate told him to talk to his campaign spokesman, Shane Scanlon . Read More »

Dem lawmaker warns Trump against firing Mueller

Rosenstein appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, and has told lawmakers he would only fire him with good cause. Those matters include whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation and whether any crimes were committed. "I'm not talking about anything else", Trump added. Read More »

Did this tweet suggest Trump could fire Rosenstein to oust Mueller?

It was unclear whether the president was referring to Special Counsel Robert Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Rosenstein was acting, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from acting in the Russia investigation after it was revealed he had held two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before the November 8, 2016 election. Read More »

Curry, Warriors to pass on White House celebration visit

For now, James is a Cavalier , and their offseason focus will be on finding the missing pieces needed to get them back on the Warriors' level. The Cavaliers certainly couldn't stop it in the 2017 NBA Finals , and we'll now have to wait another year to see if anyone else has an answer. Read More »