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Climate change split with USA still wide: G-7

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The U.S. refused to endorse the summit's final statement in the part concerning climate, following President Donald Trump's recent decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on cutting global carbon emissions. "President Trump's announced withdrawal [from the accord] has heightened the focus on this fundamental existential threat called global warming, called habitat destruction, called species extinction", Brown said in a speech. Read More »

Anger erupts in London over tower's feared renovation flaws

Speaking within weeks of London's deadliest attack by militants in more than a decade, Cundy said nothing suggested the fire was linked to terrorism. The pictures appear to show the devastating impact of the fire which tore through the building in west London, with more than 200 firefighters sent to the scene. Read More »

Iran condemns deadly terrorist attack in Kabul

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A suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul late Thursday night, killing a leader of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazaras, Hajji Ramazan Hussainzada, and others. A huge bomb blast in Kabul in May killed at least 90 people and injured 300 others. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has confirmed that suicide attackers stormed the mosque, however there have been conflicting reports regarding the number of attackers. Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein Warns Americans to 'Exercise Caution' About Anonymous Reports

The Post had reported that Trump was being investigated for potential obstruction of justice by Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election . Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials past year as a member of Trump's transition team. Read More »

After Alexandria shooting, Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work

Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Before the game began, both teams came to the field and knelt together in prayer. Rep. Steve Scalise , a member of the Republican baseball team, was hospitalized Wednesday after a gunman opened fired while Republican members of Congress were practicing Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia ahead of the annual charity baseball game. Read More »

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation

Trump's tweet could be targeting Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe into Russia's intervention into the last year's presidential polls. Read More »

Trump raises pressure on Rosenstein

Though some in the White House have preached caution, fearing a repeat of the firestorm over Mr Comey's sacking, many in Mr Trump's orbit, including his son Donald Jr and adviser Newt Gingrich, have deemed Mr Mueller biased and worthy of dismissal. Read More »

Engulfed in chaos, United Kingdom government looks for success in Brexit talks

Leaders on both sides of the Irish Sea have expressed alarm that Brexit could lead to the restoration of a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, with fears that such a move would affect the peace process. Conservative Party sources say May wants to show her government is up and running but her loss of authority in last week's election will make it harder to handle a hectic agenda - Brexit talks with the European Union , tackling a slowing economy, a political crisis in Ireland, ... Read More »

Number of Sailors Injured in USS Fitzgerald Collision Rises to 3

Bryce Benson, was evacuated by a Japanese naval helicopter while United States military copters evacuated two injured United States sailors. "It remains uncertain as to how long it will take to gain access to the spaces in order to methodically continue the search for the missing", the navy said after the ship docked on Saturday evening. Read More »

Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russia probe -ABC News

Rosenstein , who was speaking before the senate appropriations committee because Sessions has recused himself from all matters related to the Russian Federation investigation, said that only he has the authority in the justice department to fire Mueller and that he would do so only if the president's orders are "lawful and appropriate". Read More »

White House: Trump won´t sack special counsel Robert Mueller

If Mueller knew he was going to be named special counsel , it is unlikely he divulged that information to Trump . "I think he's weighing that option", Mr. The revelation came after Ruddy was at the White House on Monday for a meeting with Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. That includes the man who hired the special counsel and would have to do the firing. Read More »

Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) followed up, asking Rosenstein whether he'd spoken to Trump about the appointment of Mueller or discussed Mueller with the president in any way. It would be hard to make the case, he said , that the experience of interviewing for Federal Bureau of Investigation director would make it impossible for Mueller to fairly exercise the broad discretion afforded to prosecutors. Read More »

Angry protests in wake of London fire

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New cladding was fitted as part of a £8.6m refurbishment of the tower, completed in May previous year. They shouted, " We want justice! ", "Shame on you!", " Bring them out and "Killers!". Ms May says the fund aims to "give the victims the immediate support they need to care for themselves and for loved ones". The area surrounding the council-owned tower has been plastered by desperate relatives with pictures of the missing, from grandparents to young children, and large numbers of ... Read More »

US soldiers wounded in apparent shooting at Afghan base

Several U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan were wounded Saturday when an Afghan comrade opened fire on them - the second insider attack on American troops in a week. We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. Earlier reports said four foreigners were killed in an apparent attack by an Afghan soldier at an Afghan military base. Read More »

Missing, Feared Dead in London Fire

She also met with injured survivors in hospital and announced a £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euro) fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing. "We will demand and get answers". May said all of the Grenfell victims will be rehoused in London . Her government is also due to launch hard Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday. Read More »

Brexit negotiations with European Commission to begin on June 19

He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving for a solution that works for both sides. The announcement was agreed today between Brexit minister David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier , the ministry said. Read More »

London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy told BBC that he hopes the total number of casualties will not exceed 100. "I spoke with people who ran from the fire in only the clothes they were wearing", she said in a statement . British Prime Minister Theresa May faced mounting criticism on Friday for not meeting the survivors of a deadly London tower block blaze, ratcheting up the pressure as she tries to strike a deal to stay in power after a botched election gamble. Read More »

Tweeting Trump attacks campaign probe 'witch hunt'

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Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation", taking Trump at his word after the president made similar remarks during a television interview. "#MAGA ", Trump tweeted later on Thursday morning. But on Friday, Trump said he is being investigation for firing Comey . "Telling the FBI director to close down an investigation of your senior campaign adviser for his activities during your campaign for president - if that's ... Read More »

Seven sailors missing after destroyer USS Fitzgerald has collision

The JMSDF ships Ohnami, Hamagiri, and Enshu responded, alongside the Japan Coast Guard ships Izanami and Kano, which aided the crew in searching for the missing seven sailors. The other two were being treated for lacerations and bruises, while other injured were being assessed aboard the ship, it said. Those rules leave vessels little room to maneuver, as turning away from one ship could place a vessel at risk of an even more serious incident with another, Schuster said. Read More »