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Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

Mr Putin echoed Mr Trump's criticism of Mr Comey, saying it was "very strange" a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief leaked details of his conversations with the USA president to the media through a friend. What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation. Read More »

Police search for mom who allegedly abandoned toddler at Atlanta airport


Pickard said she asked the couple to watch the child while she did some quick shopping. She drove nearly 700 miles from her home and arrived at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta , US, early Friday morning. The description of the clothing she was last seen in was not immediately available. Why the Maryland mom chose to drive to Atlanta also remains unclear. Read More »

James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting


The FBI said the 66-year-old home inspector had been living out a van near the park since March. She said he sold nearly everything from his businessese prior to leaving. Scalise, the house majority whip, remains in a critical condition . The wife of the man authorities say shot Rep. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was shot in the leg; he was released from the hospital Wednesday afternoon, the Post reports . Read More »

Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body

Hodgkinson was eventually shot by Scalise's security detail, which included members of the Secret Service and the Capitol Police. A congressman and a former staffer shot at baseball practice remain in critical condition and will require multiple surgeries. Read More »

One more Madhya Pradesh farmer dies, toll rises to six


Earlier on Saturday, the family members of the four farmers who were killed in Mandsaur violence had met Chouhan and requested him to end his fast . Another faction of the BKU submitted a memorandum addressed to the prime minister to the Lucknow district magistrate on Wednesday, demanding an FIR against officers responsible for the "unfortunate police firing" in Mandasur and a CBI probe. Read More »

Alex Jones Leaks Pre-Interview Phone Calls With Megyn Kelly

News didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, but put out a statement Friday morning saying it will proceed with airing the interview. Mediaite has learned that Kelly Jones , the ex-wife of the InfoWars impresario threatened to publicly "trash" the NBC News host if she was not included in the segment set for broadcast this weekend. Read More »

United Kingdom royals hold London fire minute of silence


Mrs Leadsom said: "The Prime Minister came yesterday to look at the operation, to try to make sure that everything that can be done by the Government is done". "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", Elizabeth, the world's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, said in a message on her official birthday. Read More »

Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal


Addis Ababa - A Djiboutian official says soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea occupied a contested mountainous area shortly after Qatari peacekeepers left the location this week. Qatar has denied the charge, but its ties to regional Saudi rival Iran and embrace of various Islamist groups have put the country at odds with its Gulf neighbors. Read More »

Over 19 Killed in Hotel Attack in Somalia's Capital

A suicide bomb attack and subsequent gunfire between militants and security forces left at least 18 civilians dead at a Mogadishu restaurant, Somali officials said . Most of the victims were young men who were entering the Pizza House at the time , Hussein said. In a statement issued on Sunday night, the US Africa Command (Africom) vowed to intensify attacks against al-Shabaab militants in order to protect people, saying the militants have taken advantage of the safe haven to kill ... Read More »

Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

Families searching for their loved ones have blanketed the area near the tower with posters searching for answers, as attention turned to whether recent refurbishment on the building was done properly. "It should define the leadership of May and she should be forced to resign", he said. Scotland Yard has launched a criminal inquiry into the fire as it has emerged that the type of cladding panels used on the building have been widely prohibited on tall structures in the USA since 2012 ... Read More »

Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Vitals are Stabilized

His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said . Tensions about inadequate security for members of Congress flared during an all-member security briefing for lawmakers on Capitol Hill hours after Rep. Read More »

Russian Federation inquiry: Vice-President Pence hires lawyer

Trump followed up about an hour later with another critical tweet: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ". "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ", he said . It's all prompted officials and outside advisers to wonder if his actions have only made things worse for his administration as an investigation into ties between his campaign and Russian ... Read More »

'Ambassador Rodman' returns from 'really good' trip to North Korea

Veteran former US politician and diplomat Bill Richardson also offered on Friday to visit North Korea to try to secure their release. Gratton was with Warmbier at the Pyongyang International Airport when he was detained. "So long as you obey the laws of the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and do nothing to disrespect the ruling Kim family, you will be fine", Lonely Planet says on its website . Read More »

Iran tracks down, kills 4 ISIS suspects post Tehran twin attacks


Intelligence minister claims security forces have killed the mastermind behind Wednesday's deadly attacks in Tehran . "Especially when we see the U.S. while the identity of other members is being investigated", Maleki said, adding that weapons and an IS flag were seized during the raid. Abbasi said the attacks were unprecedented since the killing of Iranian lawmakers in 1980s. Read More »

Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22


Despite encouraging signs in the second half, late consolation tries from Kenki Fukuoka and Yutaka Nagare failed to paper over the cracks. Ireland , meanwhile, have some minor injury concerns before their final tour match with Jackson , stand-in skipper Rhys Ruddock and Simon Zebo all picking up knocks. Read More »

Brexit talks with European Commission to begin on Monday


The EU's executive Commission said in a statement Friday that the first round of negotiations in Brussels will be part of a "sequenced approach to the talks". United Kingdom officials met with representatives from the European Commission in Brussels in an effort to agree on how to structure Brexit negotiations amid uncertainty in London over Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for a post-election government. Read More »

Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe


Rosenstein has defended Mueller and said he wouldn't fire him without good cause. Carson was asked if he believed Mueller could be fair following the President's tweets calling the probe into alleged collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation "a witch hunt". Read More »

Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep

Hospital officials said Scalise suffered injuries to internal organs and fractured bones during the shooting . The representative from Louisiana had undergone three surgeries by game time. "My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said. USA representative Steve Scalise , the No. 3 House Republican, has shown improvement in the past 36 hours after being shot by a man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a baseball practice earlier in the week, his lead ... Read More »

Dem Staffers Boo Trump at Unity Baseball Game


MedStar Washington Hospital, which is treating the congressman and Griner, said Scalise is suffering from fractured bones and injured internal organs. "He clearly knows they're there and appreciates their presence", Sava said . Capitol Police, who provided security for the practice, killed the shooter, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Ill . Read More »

Court rules that Brazilian president can keep his job


Superior Electoral Court President Gilmar Mendes speaks during a session of the court in Brasilia , Brazil, Friday, June 9, 2017. A guilty verdict by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal would have annulled the 2014 victory, thus stripping Temer of the rest of his mandate. Read More »

Congressman Cuellar responds to Trump's Cuba policy

Havana decried the "hostile rhetoric that recalls the time of open confrontation", and "return to the coercive methods of the past". For example, if someone in the US has a family member die in Cuba, they can travel to the island nation. "We have to look forward, not back". Kentucky's First District Congressman and former ag commissioner James Comer has lobbied for opening doors to trade with Cuba. Read More »

Foster calls on Sinn Féin 'to tango' with DUP in talks

The DUP, under Mrs Foster, is close to striking a deal with the Conservatives that would allow a beleaguered Theresa May to form a minority government in London . The performance of the British economy could also influence perceptions: Data on Wednesday showed average weekly pay in the three months to April was down 0.4 percent, year-on-year, in inflation-adjusted terms - the biggest fall since the three months to September 2014. Read More »

Sessions says he long had concerns over Comey

Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of conservative group Newsmax Media, Mr Ruddy was at the White House on Monday, but USA media reported that he did not meet Mr Trump while there. Ryan noted if Trump chose to fire Mueller, it would be a "big problem for him politically". Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), who said he spoke with Trump on Monday night, raised questions about the fairness of the Mueller-led probe . Read More »

Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

This was a particularly angry Friday for Trump , who earlier seemed to publicly accuse Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of being complicit in the " witch hunt " to discredit him. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations". A person familiar with Mueller's inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Thursday Mueller was looking into whether Trump or others attempted to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »