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Trump family flies to Camp David

Trump have emerged, from their attempted visit on Tuesday, June 14 - President Trump's 71st birthday - to the victims of the tragic shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. President Donald Trump is picking simple over swanky this weekend. The government-owned retreat is located in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains. Presidents have been coming to the refuge about 70 miles northwest of the White House for seven decades, and not always just for a rest. Read More »

When will Loretta Lynch be investigated?

I base this analysis on several things. "That concerned me because that language tracked the way the campaign was talking about the FBI's work, and that, that's concerning", said Comey, who was sacked by Trump on May 9 and testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last Thursday. Read More »

New York Times files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos


One lawyer who knows Rosenstein well told Politico that the deputy AG is "furious" and "amazed" at Trump's tweet , in which #45 confirms he's under investigation for obstruction of justice and accuses Rosenstein of being responsible for James Comey's firing and therefore incapable of managing the probe. Read More »

DUP pact is playing fast and loose with peace, Adams warns

As talks go on, the European Union unveiled plans to give itself new powers over London's banking business after Brexit , in what could be a blow to the city's supremacy as a global financial hub. But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU. Read More »

May faces fury as tower block fire protesters demand justice


The protesters made their way through an automatic door at the local Kensington and Chelsea town hall. He told BBC radio that the inquiry would have interim reports and "we want the response to be as fast as possible". "People are terrified that the same thing could happen to them", said Khan. Earlier in the day Mrs May visited survivors in hospital, as allies defended her against claims that she was failing to engage with those affected by the tragedy. Read More »

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87

In a statement , Lagarde says: "It is impossible to imagine a unified Germany without Helmut Kohl's unshakeable commitment to building bridges between the East and West". Kohl died on Friday aged 87. Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili also offered his condolences to the German people. She had been due to make a public appearance at the German ambassador's residence in Rome around 1700 GMT. Read More »

Brexit talks: Hammond says jobs and economy the priority

After dinner, the two leaders will watch a friendly soccer match between England and France. "We have been very clear that we want to maintain a close relationship and a close partnership with the European Union and individual member states in the future", May said at a joint press conference. Read More »

Tulsa's Mike Neal Talks About Long-Time Friend Scalise After Shooting

Scalise was shot while practicing at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. Before the game got started, members of Congress held a non-partisan prayer to honor Scalise and the Capitol Police in the middle of the field. President Donald Trump said Friday that Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL. Read More »

58 presumed dead in London tower fire

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Bonner from the homicide and major crime command has been appointed to lead the investigation. "The recovery of victims from inside the building is enormously challenging, but it is our absolute priority above everything else to recover and identify the victims and let the families know", Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said . Read More »

Trump finally admits he's under investigation

Rosenstein, the former USA attorney in Maryland, was forced to take over supervision of the Russian Federation investigation because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself . Of course, Rosenstein isn't directly investigating Trump, but he's tasked with overseeing the investigation by newly appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller (who expanded his office with 13 new attorney hires this week). Read More »

Queen notes 'very sombre mood' in Britain on official birthday


The Queen, 91, spent almost 45 minutes at the Westway Sports and Fitness Centre near the charred remains of the tower block. At 91, she remains intuitive, and with these words she has shown an ability to crystallise the feeling in the country after so many traumatic events in recent months. Read More »

UK Finance Minister Hammond Seeks 'Pragmatic' Brexit

On Thursday, May visited the wreckage of an apartment building in west London , where at least 17 people were killed in a fire, and ordered a public inquiry. Senior representatives from Northern Ireland's main political parties met May in London earlier. The government meanwhile said the state opening of the British parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Read More »

Sinn Fein's Michelle Gildernew: British government 'can't be honest broker'

John Major said he had serious doubts about a proposed tie-up the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), which is traditionally associated with the Protestant side of the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland . Even the idea of an alliance is complicated, however. The UK Government undertook in the Belfast Agreement in 1998 to be impartial in Northern Irish politics. Read More »

Dr Ting Tiong Choon remains as Pujut assemblyman, court rules


There is no vacancy for the Pujut seat", he said. Douglas also found that State Speaker, Datuk Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar, who was the first defendant in the suit, did not give Dr Ting adequate time to defend himself when the ministerial motion was moved against him during the State Assembly Sitting on May 12. Read More »

Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice

Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. When he left, she said, Hodgkinson told her he was going to Washington , "work with people to change the tax brackets". Read More »

President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims


Though Scalise was conscious at the scene after he was shot and his office said he talked to his wife before his first surgery, he was in shock by the time he arrived at the hospital, according to Sava. Jon LaPook goes into detail about the nature of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries. Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Read More »

Deputy AG Issues Strange Statement Warning Against Anonymous Sources

Mike Rogers, a source familiar with the matter told CNN . "Witch Hunt", the President tweeted . Trump constantly blasts "fake news", while Rosenstein issued a warning about anonymous sourcing. Department of Justice Office of Information Policy's decision directing the expedited processing of CNN's request, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has failed to respond to the request within the time required by the FOIA". Read More »

Theresa May orders public inquiry into tower fire

Commander Stuart Cundy told reporters some victims of the blaze which destroyed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower might never be identified. However the number of calls are no indicator of the actual number of individuals actually unaccounted for as numerous calls involved multiple reports about one person. Read More »

Sen. Grassley: Judiciary Committee Investigating Comey's Firing

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump-Russia matter is now looking at whether the president obstructed justice. "The Judiciary Committee has an obligation to fully investigate any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations". Dianne Feinstein says in a letter to Grassley Thursday that Comey should testify as part of the Judiciary panel's separate probe into Russian interference in US ... Read More »

Putin Unhappy with New US Sanctions, but Says Too Early for Retaliation


Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that new United States sanctions on Russia will damage ties between the two countries. It was introduced amid an intense focus in the US capital on relations with Russian Federation, and investigations by the Department of Justice and congressional committees of whether Russian Federation sought to influence the 2016 USA elections to help elect Trump, and whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow as it sought to influence the election. Read More »

Trump says injured Scalise is "in some trouble"

The gear is being worn to honor Rep. Steve Scalise who was injured in a shooting while practicing with the GOP team Wednesday morning. MedSTAR hospital has not issued an update on Scalise's condition last night when they said he was in critical but stable condition. Read More »