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Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List

Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names that officials would not reveal. According to the newspaper, the parents said their daughter was a "very practical, level-headed girl" and they were stumped as to the motive behind the shocking death. Read More »

Russia faces first test for 2018 World Cup with Confed Cup opener

Like that, the Russia , New Zealand , Portugal , and Mexico on Group A. Australia , Cameroon , Chile , and Germany on Group B. In a bid to rid the 2018 World Cup of homophobic slurs, Federation Internationale de Football Association claimed yesterday that it will get tough with Latin American fans in Russia . Read More »

CNN sues Department of Justice for Comey memo copies

Rather than wasting resources on investigating Trump , the GOP says the special counsel must look into whether former attorney general Loretta Lynch meddled with the FBI's criminal investigation into Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump allies on the offensive against Mueller Grassley rankles GOP with new Comey investigation Meet Mitch Landrieu, the 2020 dark-horse Dem MORE's email server. Read More »

Trump Admits He's Under Investigation, Attacks Deputy AG Rosenstein

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The president tweeted: "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". Significantly, Preet Bharara, the India-born former top U.S. federal prosecutor, earlier this week had said that there was enough evidence to begin an obstruction of justice case against Trump over his alleged interference in the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Pence hires Richmond attorney to aid in Russia probe inquiries

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Of course Trump had something to say on his Twitter , "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". He also represented Sepp Blatter , the disgraced president of soccer's worldwide governing body, who was removed from his post after a notorious global corruption case in 2015. Read More »

Varadkar to hold separate talks with DUP and Sinn Féin

Ahead of the meeting with May, Sinn Fein Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said that any deal between the Conservatives and the DUP in Westminster can not be allowed to stand in the way of the Good Friday Agreement, which sets out the power-sharing process in Northern Ireland . Read More »

New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation. The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump's presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking yet more political oxygen out of the West Wing. Read More »

London fire: Grenfell Tower debris fear shuts Tube lines

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council later responded in a statement. "Government is making money available, we are ensuring we are going to get to the bottom of what happened, we will ensure that people are rehoused, but we need to make sure that actually happens". Read More »

Trump says he's under investigation, calls it a 'witch hunt'

The president also appeared to undermine Mueller's leadership, saying the "witch hunt" was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether anyone on Trump's campaign, or associated with it, with him or any of his businesses, may have had any illegal dealings with Russian officials or others with ties to the Kremlin, said one United States official familiar with the rough outlines of the probe and who spoke on condition of ... Read More »

Chanting we want justice, protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire

Emergency workers have reached the top of the 24-story tower. The newly-appointed First Secretary of State defended the Prime Minister after she initially failed to meet victims of the fire in west London . They are furious that people still are missing and that the local government hasn't done enough to help them in the aftermath. They lived on the 22nd floor. Read More »

DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents

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Law enforcement officials will announce charges Thursday against 12 members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Edrdogan's security detail who violently attacked anti-Erdogan protesters in Washington. A video posted online showed men in dark suits chasing protesters and punching and kicking them as police struggled to intervene. Rep. Ed Royce of California, Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Thursday he was encouraged by the police action. Read More »

London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

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 US since 2012 because of its flammability. London has a chronic housing shortage even in the best of times , and those left homeless by the fire - already angry over what they see as government inequity and incompetence - fear being forced out of the British capital. Read More »

Sharif"s brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel"

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He said it was the fifth time when the Sharif family was facing accountability. In the Islamabad meeting, the two political leaders discussed the questions by the JIT and Punjab CM shared the details of documents presented to them. The JIT summoned Mr. Shehbaz earlier this week to record his statement on Saturday and face questioning by the six-member team. The court previous year took up the case and issued a split decision over allegations of money laundering when Sharif was prime ... Read More »

Hundreds to attend rally for Grenfell Tower Victims

Survivors told of frantic attempts to escape during the nighttime fire . In addition to debate over the cladding, questions have also been raised over why there was no sprinkler system in Grenfell Tower which could have helped stop the fire spreading, or any central smoke alarm system that would have woken sleeping residents. Read More »

Trump bashes probes into his 'non-dealings' with Russian Federation

The White House has used a memo he wrote to justify Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, but that Trump action may now be part of the probe. A spokesman for Trump's private attorney declined to respond to details of the widening probe Wednesday, instead slamming the leaked information as "outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". Read More »

More bodies found in Myanmar plane search

The aircraft of the Myanmar Air Force suddenly lost contact with the ground and went missing off the coast of southern Tanintharyi region on Wednesday afternoon on its flight from Myeik to Yangon . A search operation was immediately launched by the army and it continued throughout the night. The plane was purchased from China in March past year and had logged 809 flying hours, according to the military. Read More »

Megyn Kelly Criticized By Sandy Hook Parents For Alex Jones Interview

The group can not support Kelly or NBC's decision to give a platform to Jones and hopes NBC reconsiders its plan to broadcast the interview , said Nicole Hockley , co-founder and managing director. Now, Alex Jones is joining the chorus of people asking NBC to refrain from airing the interview. Several have tweeted at Kelly to let her know she is promoting someone who has caused hurt to their families . Read More »

Johnson attacks Labour 'game playing' over Grenfell Tower fire

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The queen was lauded for meeting with victims before Prime Minister Theresa May , who visited the relief center Thursday but spoke only with firefighters. There's been an outpouring of support for those affected by the atrocity, with Simon Cowell today announced plans to release a charity record in aid of the victims while singer Adele was pictured attending a vigil for victims and survivors of the tragedy . Read More »

Donald Trump restores travel and economic restrictions on Cuba

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The lengthy statement goes on to strike a conciliatory tone, saying Cuba wants to continue negotiations with the US on a variety of subjects. The past two years has shown that the two countries, as Cuban President Raul Castro has repeated, can cooperate and live together in a civilized manner, respecting differences and fostering everything that can benefit both nations and people, the statement points out. Read More »

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

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The measure has been attached to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating and also has strong support. Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 16, 2017. To take effect, the measure would also have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by Trump. Putin had previously dismissed the proposed sanctions, saying they reflected an internal political struggle in the United States, and that ... Read More »

CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations

Reports have been mounting that Mueller is investigating Trump for potential obstruction of justice related to his firing of Comey. Also unclear was whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month. Read More »