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Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as U.S. student is released

That was used as evidence in his hour-long trial, during which North Korea accused him of committing "hostile acts" against the regime at the urging of a purported member of a church in his home state of OH, a secretive university organization and the Central Intelligence Agency. Read More »

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

A lawyer for Mr Trump legal team later asserted the President is not under investigation, despite the the tweet. "The President has not been and is not under investigation" for obstruction of justice, he added, referring to press reports saying that special counsel Robert Mueller is also investigating Trump, Efe news reported . Read More »

Best Performances From The 2017 Tony Awards

Midler won the award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role in " Hello Dolly! ". Laurie Metcalf accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for " A Doll's House, Part 2 " at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. Read More »

Actually, Trump Is NOT Under Investigation, His Lawyer Insists

There have been multiple news reports and a tweet from Trump himself on Friday that began with: "I am being investigated ". Jay Sekulow , a lawyer who is part of a team hired by Mr Trump to deal with allegations of collusion by his campaign with Moscow, appeared on Sunday to contradict Mr Trump's statement on Twitter on Friday that he was being investigated for firing his Federal Bureau of Investigation director last month. Read More »

Vehicle hits pedestrians in London, several wounded

Then he was saying, "Kill me, kill me". "Inquiries continue. More information will be released when confirmed", police said in a statement . "My prayers are with the victims and their families". Another said the attacker shouted about killing Muslims as he was held by local people. May says police are treating the crash as a potential terrorist attack. Read More »

Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Military Jet West Of Raqqa, Pentagon Says

As the attack unfolded, the USA military used a deconfliction channel to communicate with the Syrian government to stop the skirmish, according to the Pentagon statement . Downing the Syrian warplane comes as the Syrian army is advancing against IS in the southern and western countryside of Raqqa, while the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are fighting IS inside Raqqa, the de facto capital of IS. Read More »

Check fire safety at all flats in Ireland, says housing chief

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Trade Minister Greg Hands and Treasury chief Philip Hammond said in separate TV appearances that the cladding used on Grenfell seems to be prohibited by British regulations. As London mourned the victims of a building inferno that left 30 people dead, Queen Elizabeth reflected on the somber national mood Saturday, a day after she visited the site. Read More »

Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite t

Sekulow's argument, as best I can follow, is that Trump's confirmation of the existence of an investigation isn't confirmation at all, but rather a comment about a Washington Post article that confirmed the president was the subject of an investigation into obstruction of justice . Read More »

Vehicle strikes several pedestrians on road in London

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Police officers man a cordon at Finsbury Park where a vehicle struck pedestrians in London Monday, June 19, 2017 . Video filmed in the immediate aftermath of a van striking worshippers near a London mosque showed a Caucasian man being detained by police. Read More »

London fire: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze, say police

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He also said: "As the mayor of London I will do my bit to be the advocate, to be the fighter, and to be the champion of these people". Those who lost their homes will be rehoused within three weeks, she said. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Sunday the government has the power to take over empty apartments and offer them to the hundreds of Grenfell Tower residents left homeless in Wednesday' inferno. Read More »

A 'number' of casualties after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London

One person has been arrested . The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), an umbrella body, said on Twitter , "We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque ". "Everyone was shouting "a van's hit people". According to a report by Al Jazeera, the vehicle struck pedestrians in the north London area on Saturday night, June 18, 2017. Read More »

Judgment day for 1993 Mumbai blast accused

Sanjay Dutt and many others surrendered before the TADA court in Mumbai in May 2013 after the Supreme Court upheld their conviction. Walishetty also said that while deciding the sentence for Abu Salem , the court would not be bound by the extradition treaty between India and Portugal (from where he was extradited in 2005). Read More »

Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

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British health authorities say that 19 fire survivors are still being treated at London hospitals, and 10 of them remain in critical condition. Hundreds of angry residents stormed council offices on June 16 as they demanded support, housing and answers over the Grenfell Tower disaster amid accusations of "mass murder". Read More »

Lions coach Gatland rails at New Zealand 'blocking'

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The Saturday team is unbeaten on tour and today's performance will have given them a huge shot of belief a week before the first Test. Scotland scrum-half Laidlaw said: "They are all Test match players". It's down to anticipation, work-rate and a hunger to get involved and shoo-in Lions wingers George North and Anthony Watson need to get in better positions to support the ball carrier. Read More »

Injured Australian bull rider improving

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Gray, a junior at the college in Odessa, has been riding bulls and steers from age five. Bradie Gray , 20, from Hallsville near Tamworth in New South Wales, was in critical condition but improving, his family and coach said from his bedside at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper on Friday. Read More »

Driver in London crash ID'd as 48-year-old man

She said a police officer was doing what looked like a "cardiac massage, as if they might have had a bad heart or something". In the past few minutes police have said they arrested a man in connection with what they are calling a major incident . Read More »

Alaska Senator tweets about baseball while others throw barbs about shooting attack

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Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. Scalise was reported to have been tended to by Rep. U.S. politicians are playing in a charity baseball game a day after a shooting - as they practised - wounded a top Republican and three others. So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss ... Read More »

Several injured in London after reports of vehicle ramming pedestrians

Following the incident, one suspect was arrested on Seven Stars Road in Finsbury Park. The attack comes during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when people attend prayers at night. Police did not confirm that. On March 22, a man drove a rented auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death before being shot dead. Read More »

Donald Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

The allegation arose after former FBI director James Comey testified that Trump had asked him to drop an investigation a couple of times into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday rejected calls to shut down the Russian Federation probe and urged President Trump to embrace a full investigation. Schiff cited the fact that the president at one meeting "cleared the room" of advisers and asked to speak to Comey alone. Read More »

Trump's Lawyer Denies President Is Under Investigation

After those reports, Trump himself had once again resorted to Twitter, where he posted an enigmatic message on Thursday in which he seemed to acknowledge that he was under investigation. Sekulow said the message was merely a response by the president to a Washington Post article citing five unnamed sources who said Trump was under investigation in the Russian Federation case. Read More »