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Speaker Ryan: Mueller Firing Rumors Are 'Not Something to Debate' Here

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Some have compared Trump's firing of then-FBI Director James Comey in May to the storied "Saturday Night massacre" that occurred during Richard Nixon 's presidency. Yet Trump's angry tweets on Friday underscored the near-impossible challenge his advisers and legal team have in trying to get him to avoid weighing in on an active probe. Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

Spokesman Andrew Wyatt said Saturday that "Cosby's power is back". Lawyers for Cosby, 79, have said throughout that their client is innocent of all accusations. you get what you need". Cosby first came to prominence as the first black American actor to appear in a starring role in a mainstream TV drama, I Spy , in 1965, and became a huge star in the 1980s in the eponymous Cosby Show , playing Cliff Huxtable. Read More »

British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

All the rest are homeless. "Frankly, the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough", she said. "If someone was in Grenfell tower and they did escape, and they haven't made it known to the police or to their family, I would urge them to contact the police casualty bureau". Read More »

DA promises new trial after mistrial in Bill Cosby case

The jury may now discuss their deliberations publicly but they don't have to do so. As the 79-year comedian exited the courthouse, he talked to the cameras and crowds outside. Constand told the jury she was merely returning his calls about the women's basketball squad at Temple University, where she was director of team operations and he was a member of the board of trustees. Read More »

Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

What next? May's leadership now looks anything but " strong and stable ", and her standing is irreparably damaged within her own party. The Conservatives (Tories) will now govern on the whim of the Democratic Unionist Party, a last century throwback party that includes climate change deniers and anti-abortionists . Read More »

'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy

On Friday, in an appearance at the National Press Club, Newt Gingrich said it was impossible for the President of the United States to obstruct justice. He encouraged the audience to read Arthur Miller's " The Crucible ", saying "that's the mentality of the left right now". While the White House denied that Trump had any intention to fire Mueller, the New York Times reported Tuesday night that the president had begun entertaining the idea of firing Mueller last month. Read More »

US Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Vessel Near Japan

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Dive teams will inspect the damage after the Fitzgerald's return to port in Yokosuka, Japan . More than 200 sailors were aboard the Fitzgerald , and most would have been asleep at the time of the crash, the Associated Press reported . "Once an investigation is complete then any legal issues can be addressed", a spokesman for the U.S. 7th Fleet said. The cause of the collision wasn't immediately clear. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn's high-five fail

Joe Lee (Senior Trader Paddy Power): Despite what many are calling a disastrous election for May and the Conservatives, they did, in fact, increase their share of the overall vote to 42% (up five points on 2015). After the botched manifesto launch, voters just stopped talking about her. Yet, in the words of Andy Burnham, he has been treated appallingly by the parliamentary Labour Party... Read More »

Search continues for US sailors after ship crash off Japan

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The commanding officer of the USS Fitzgerald, Commander Bryce Benson, had to be medically evacuated after the collision, which took place at approximately 2:30 A.M. The Japanese coast guard has been assisting the destroyer, which is significantly smaller than the container ship involved in the collision. She didn't say how many were found. Read More »

US Sailors Missing in Navy Destroyer Collision With Merchant Vessel

Navy sailors are missing after an American warship collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan . The Navy said that the families were being notified and provided the support they need during "this hard time". "I am humbled by the bravery and tenacity of the Fitzgerald crew". A search of some parts of the ship will continue once they can be reached after the vessel is pier-side at Yokosuka Naval Base, its home port. Read More »

Durant planned for this 1st title

It is a business. "He felt like he needed to reassemble and reassess his career and come here". He hugged mother Wanda many a time. Super team? No, we just work extremely well together. last July. "You don't want anybody to have to sacrifice in that sense, you don't want to force anybody to take that approach but at the end of the day we know what's best for us as a group going forward". Read More »

Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

One study looking at mass shootings from 2009 to 2016 concluded that at least 54 percent of these events involved either a current or former romantic partner or family member as a victim. He wore a purple boot. His aide, Zack Barth, who was shot by the Virginia assailant, walked across the field on crutches. Both had appeared on the House floor earlier Thursday. Read More »

Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

Last month, Varadkar succeeded Enda Kenny as leader of the Fine Gael party, virtually assuring he'd be elected prime minister . "The government that I lead will not be one of left or right because those old divisions don't comprehend the political challenges of today", he stated. Read More »

Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Following the attacks , the Israeli government took a number of punitive measures against Palestinian residents in the West Bank. Two of them were Palestinians from east Jerusalem . A number of local and worldwide human rights groups have raised concerns that Israeli security forces have employed a "shoot-to-kill" policy when confronting Palestinians . Read More »

Teacher's photo showing LGBT pride next to Trump goes viral

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Giannopoulos added that the president loved the fan, and even encouraged him to use it for the official photo despite photographers asking him to put it away. "Had I been given the opportunity, I would have told him that the pride I feel as an American comes from my freedom to be open and honest about who I am and who I love", he writes. Read More »

Theresa May's personal ratings plummet as support for Jeremy Corbyn surges

One man, Jeremy Corbyn . His clean campaign was a marked change from the usual barbs and jabs that litter election season. And he laughed: "It's odd for a politician to have people chanting their name like that". We should be focussing on the values: Why do we want to be in the EU? "Campaigning doesn't take all day and night", Mr Corbyn said. If I could see that Labour would do very well in a general election , why has it come as a total surprise to those professional ... Read More »

Erendira Wallenda flies over Niagara Falls

Oh, and she broke her husband Nik Wallenda's record in the process. The stunt took place on the 5th anniversary of Erendira's husband walking across a tight rope suspended above Niagara Falls . "That's the dream, that's the goal". The couple has strong toothpaste - and a "very understanding dentist", Nik Wallenda said. "That's unbelievable. Read More »

London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William met with volunteers who have been distributing supplies for those affected by the disaster. The visit can be seen as a response to the anger of residents from the west London neighbourhood after the British Prime Minister visited the scene of the fire without meeting victims. Read More »

Trump friend says president 'considering' firing special counsel Mueller

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The former FBI director admitted only that Trump himself was not formerly under investigation, of course - and the special counsel's objective is not only to investigate the president but also his 2016 campaign, including the conduct of his aides, as well as the broader issue of Russian interference in the American electoral process. Read More »

58 missing and presumed dead in London apartment fire

For two days, May's government has struggled to respond to the fire at Grenfell Tower , opened four decades ago as state-subsidized housing. Mrs May, who made a brief, private visit to the scene earlier, said: "The emergency services told me that the way this fire spread and took hold of the building was rapid, it was ferocious, it was unexpected". Read More »

Feud over Qatar deepens conflicts across Arab world

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Qatar's ambassador to Washington Meshal bin Hamad al-Thani told the Financial Times on Thursday that "his government trusted in Trump's ability to resolve the dispute and to bring this crisis to an end". "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during the holy month of Ramadan", Tillerson said, referring to the most important holiday on the Muslim calendar. Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller

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But just because firing Mueller wouldn't be in Trump's interest doesn't mean he won't get mad one day and do it. The White House was quick to react to the reports . Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, asked Rosenstein if he would fire Mueller if Trump asked him to. Despite the uneven quality of the various committees, it's worth taking a step back to marvel that even some committees in the Republican-held Congress are conducting aggressive and politically damaging investigations of a ... Read More »