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Trump fired Comey. Why not Mueller too?

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If Trump is wise, he'll leave Mueller in place and let this investigation run its course. "He interviewed. a few days before he was appointed special counsel with the president, who was looking at him potentially to become the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director", Ruddy said. Read More »

Newt Gingrich's stance on Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give you whiplash

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Dianne Feinstein, top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was "increasingly concerned" that Trump will fire both Mueller and Rosenstein. The two men worked closely together in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks when Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director and Comey was a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. Read More »

Putin convinced competition at 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup to be fair

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In the 69th minute, Russian Federation scored again when Smolov started a move on the halfway line, passed the ball wide to the right to Alexander Samedov and Smolov sprinted in to the penalty area to score from five yards. First, Aleksandr Samedov's corner found Viktor Vasin , whose diving header from 12 yards struck the inside the post before being hacked clear off the line by Michael McGlinchey. Read More »

UK election throws up wider array of Brexit alternatives

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May called the early election in April when opinion polls suggested she was set for a sweeping win which would give her a strong mandate to start Brexit talks with the EU. Barnier said: "All options are available and on the table". "It's imperative that both governments recommit to the word, spirit and implementation of the Good Friday Agreement if there is to be any prospect of re-establishing the Executive [in Northern Ireland]". Read More »

Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as the price of a deal. Talks between Theresa May and the Democratic Unionist Party over a confidence and supply deal to prop up the Conservative Government have been "constructive", Downing Street has said. Read More »

North Korea Warns ICBM Test 'Not Too Far Away' Now

North Korea owns around 300 unmanned aerial vehicles of different types including reconnaissance, target and combat drones, the United Nations said in a report a year ago. "The great success of test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile, which we are sure to achieve, will mark a historic watershed moment in the failure of the USA hostile policy against us", the editorial in the ruling Workers' Party's mouthpiece read . Read More »

Harbaugh talks up another European trip for Wolverines

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Given Trump's lack of popularity, Coach Harbaugh likely isn't the only one who wants the Obama's back. ". Saw Mrs. Obama as well". Harbaugh had a number of famous honorary captains past year, including Michael Jordan, Tom Brady and Hank Aaron. Read More »

U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Jack Sava , the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , told reporters . Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited the hospital where Scalise was being treated. Brad Wenstrup of OH, a US Army Reserve doctor who served in Iraq, before his treatment at the hospital. On Wednesday morning a lone gunman with a rifle fired at Republican lawmakers, turning baseball practice at a field in Alexandria, Virginia into "bedlam". Read More »

Doctors expect Scalise to walk again

More on this as it develops. When the Representative entered MedStar Washington Hospital after a mass shooting at a Congressional baseball practice, his surgeon said, he was "as critical as he could be". Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". When Scalise arrived at Washington Hospital Center, a Level I Trauma Center, on Wednesday he underwent immediate surgery, receiving multiple units of blood transfusion, ... Read More »

Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue

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But he did not divest, instead placing his enormous portfolio of financial assets in a trust controlled by the executive and Donald Trump Jr . President Trump hauled in tens of millions in revenue from his global resorts, golf clubs and hundreds of other businesses, according to a financial disclosure form released by the Office of Government Ethics. Read More »

Bill Cosby: What's next for the comedian

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Jurors made the request to have portions of Andrea Constand's testimony read back to them after deliberating about 21 hours without reaching a verdict in a case that has already helped demolish Cosby's nice-guy reputation. If convicted, Cosby would also be required to register as a sex offender. The comedian also faces a defamation lawsuit by model Janice Dickinson, who claims Cosby drugged and raped her in Lake Tahoe, California, in 1982. Read More »

'Good progress' in DUP talks - Gavin

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said yesterday it would launch her policy programme next week, a sign of confidence she will strike a deal to stay in power after days of political uncertainty since losing her majority. "We made the case to her that we would oppose any deal that undermined the Good Friday Agreement", he said. In his first public comments since the election, the Chancellor said it was his "clear view" that most people want the talks to "prioritise protecting ... Read More »

1 dead, 11 injured by explosion in upscale Colombia mall

Enrique Penalosa , the mayor of Bogota , Colombia , called the incident, which appears to have taken place on the second floor of Centro Comercial Andino, a " cowardly terrorist attack ". The ELN is also engaged in peace talks but has so far refused for its fighters to lay down their weapons. Still, the Andino shopping center would seem a hard target. Read More »

Tonga loses to Wales at Eden Park

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Wales have defeated the 'Ikale Tahi with a convincing score line 24 -6 at Eden Park in Auckland tonight, June 16. Dragons lock Cory Hill led well and got through a mountain of work alongside impressive debutant Seb Davies in the second row while number eight Josh Navidi and hooker Kristian Dacey were abrasive in the pack. Read More »

Putin: early to speak about retaliation against new USA sanctions - agency

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Sen. (R-Idaho), the chairman of the Banking Committee, praised the agreement as a "strong bipartisan measure" that will "result in some very powerful and new sanctions" against Russian Federation. Graham also introduced an amendment to the bill to reaffirm USA support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Article 5 of its charter, which promises common defense if any one North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member is attacked. Read More »

The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

Today, June 17, 2017, Bill Cosby's trial was declared a mistrial by Judge Steven O'Neil, who stated a note from the jury said , "we the jury are deadlocked on all counts". Meanwhile, Ms Constand doled out hugs to her mother, prosecutors and some of the other women who say the TV star drugged and abused them. Even the former district attorney in the Constand case piled on, saying he thought Cosby lied to authorities. Read More »

Judge Declares Mistrial in Cosby Sexual Assault Case

Prosecutors are saying they will retry the case on all counts. "The court only allowed one such prior bad act witnesses", she said. Regardless of the trial outcome, the accusations and trial marked a spectacular fall from grace for the 79-year-old comic, entertainer and philanthropist, who was beloved by millions for his role as the wise patriarch of the Huxtable family on the classic 1980-1990s sitcom The Cosby Show , which earned him the fond title of "TV's Favorite Dad". Read More »

Amazing!: Bette Midler's Tony Awards Speech Was Literally Everything

Gavin Creel accepts Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Hello, Dolly! His advice to aspiring actors now is to disconnect from phones and social media and learn to be "in the moment". The night belonged to Dear Evan Hansen , which has made stars not only of Platt, who was previously best known for appearing in the Pitch Perfect films (2012 and 2015), but also of its young songwriters, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul . Read More »

Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby

Cosby's trial started June 5 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. "We felt really good about the case" when it closed, Steele said. On Thursday, after having listened to testimony for six days, the jury was reportedly deadlocked following 30 hours of deliberations. Read More »

At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

Asked if the death toll could climb to triple figures, he said: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". We know that there are still bodies of those who died inside the building and we want to return those people to their families as soon as we possibly can. Read More »

Bill Cosby faces retrial on sexual assault charges

Cosby had been accused of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in 2004. Many prosecutors still agree to try only the sexual assault and rape cases that they know they can win. Although almost 60 women have publicly accused Cosby of sexual assault - charges his legal team has vehemently denied - only the allegations of Andrea Constand have led to criminal charges. Read More »