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Trump casts doubt on special counsel Mueller's impartiality

The tape saga kicked off over a month ago - a few days after Trump fired Comey - who was leading an investigation into potential Trump administration ties to Russian officials. "He's very, very good friends with Comey, which is bothersome", Trump told Fox News. He did admit that what I said was right. "But I think that it is extraordinary and it'll be interesting going forward how we as a network deal with the fact that we are now the designated venue of choice for the President of the ... Read More »

Dennis Rodman Takes Credit For Otto Warmbier's Release

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The 22-year-old American university student was arrested while visiting North Korea as a tourist, accused of stealing a propaganda poster and sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor. The thousands of funeral goers formed two lines as the coffin carrying Mr Warmbier was carried in to Wyoming High School for the 45-minute service. Read More »

Saudi king names son his heir in place of nephew

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The shuffle stripped Mohammed bin Nayef of his title as crown prince and interior minister, overseeing security. President Trump called the newly-installed crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman , to "congratulate him on his recent elevation", the White House announced Wednesday. Read More »

Four killed as gunman attacks San Francisco UPS facility

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Two others people were wounded in the attack, police said without determining the motive. UPS workers gather outside a UPS package delivery warehouse where a shooting took place Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , in San Francisco . Police gather outside the UPS facility. . UPS workers hold their hands up while police investigate an active shooter situation in San Francisco . Read More »

United States wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted China's foreign policy chief, Yang Jiechi , and the head of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department, General Fang Fenghui , at the first session of the Diplomatic Security Dialogue. Read More »

Yesterday, today and tomorrow! - Donnarumma sticking with Raiola

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With a year remaining, Milan were desperate to tie down their prize asset to a new and improved contract, and are said to have offered the 18 year-old a €4.5 million-per-year deal, with bonuses also coming into play. "From the current market session, one still has to wait for something". Some Italian media thought Enzo Raiola's trip to Poland was due to Donnarumma's unhappiness for collapsed contract negotiations with AC Milan . Read More »

Yellowstone Grizzlies Lose Endangered Status

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In the 42 years since, their numbers have recovered to about 700 and the area they range across has doubled in size. "Therefore", he continued, "we have been calling on Fish and Wildlife Service and the states to develop adequate management plans for grizzly bears before any delisting is finalized". Read More »

Enda Kenny formally resigns as Irish PM

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Accepting his elevation to the most powerful office in the country, the Fine Gael leader said: "I've been elected to lead but I promise to serve". McHugh accompanied Varadkar on a recent visit to Donegal and was an outspoken supporter of his campaign for leadership . Read More »

Michael Gove named Defra head in UK Cabinet shuffle

They were Chancellor Philip Hammond , Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson , Defence Minister Michael Fallon , and Brexit Secretary David Davis. The cabinet reshuffle on Sunday saw most senior ministers retain their jobs, including Mr Grayling. David Gauke has now been appointed as work and pensions secretary while Liz Truss has been appointed chief secretary of Treasury. Read More »

Kovind vs Meira: Opposition to mount fight against BJP, says Yechury

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Yechury asserted that all the parties who cherish the Indian constitution must come together in this fight. Only after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah picked Ram Nath Kovind , a Dalit, as the NDAs presidential candidate, the Congress made a decision to field Kumar, Adityanath told reporters after Kovind filed his nomination papers. Read More »

Senate Republicans Are Ready to Repeal Obamacare

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After weeks of treating their health-care bill as if they were J.J. Abrams and it was the latest mystery-box MacGuffin, Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republicans have finally revealed their plans . "What [the bill] is from 20 feet back is a huge cut to Medicaid, big tax decreases for wealthier people and medical device companies and other big companies in exchange for cutting insurance for lots of people who get help for it now and for poor people". Read More »

North Korea denies torturing detained USA student Otto Warmbier

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The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) was Pyongyang's first reaction to the death of Otto Warmbier. "We gave him the best treatment until we sent him back to the United States for humanitarian reasons considering his deteriorating health", North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement by its spokesperson that was released on June 23. Read More »

Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

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As the worst crisis in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council enters a second week, Qatar and its opponents are pushing ahead with separate campaigns to court United States public opinion. Global shipper Maersk already has said it will begin using Salalah for its shipments to Qatar. As part of the measures against Qatar, Saudi Arabia also shut the local office of Qatar's Al Jazeera news channel amid escalation of tensions between the two Persian Gulf states. Read More »

Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout

A health insurance industry trade group says it's encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill , but stopped short of voicing support. "Seniors can be charged at least five times more for their health care coverage". If the bill passes, Schumer told Newsday, Long Island could see an estimated $1 billion in Medicaid cuts over the next four years, out of about a $7 billion hit statewide. Read More »

Trump Congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr Holiday Marking End of Ramadan

While some Muslims wait to see the moon themselves, many either use the calculated time of the new moon, or base it on the declaration made in Saudi Arabia. During this time, Muslims fast every day from dawn to sunset to allow for deeper spiritual meditation, prayer and the study of the Quran. The Celebration of EID 2017 has already started and the month of Ramadan with all blessing from Allah bulbs up in all Islamic homes. Read More »

Trump breaks with tradition, forgoes Ramadan dinner

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As the majority of Muslims in the United Kingdom follow Saudi Arabia in starting and ending Ramadan tomorrow will be the day of Eid . Senate President Bukola Saraki, several state governors, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, among others, sued for unity and peace on the occasion of the Sallah celebration . Read More »

Toomey's Office To Protest Health Care Bill

Senate's plan to fix America's health care system and the resources needed to help our most vulnerable, including those who are dealing with drug addiction, mental illness and chronic health problems and have nowhere else to turn", Ohio Gov. Read More »

All 34 tower blocks tested for flammable cladding so far have failed

Some survivors of the fire claim that cheap materials were used for the cladding; others contend substandard maintenance practices also were responsible for the disaster. Outer cladding on the high-rise failed a fire safety test and will be removed "as soon as possible", Hounslow Council said. Baffled and bewildered, residents of five London tower blocks dragged their belongings through the streets in the middle of the night, having been told to pack up and leave due to fire safety ... Read More »

Steve Scalise Is Out Of Intensive Care At Washington Hospital

When he arrived at MedStar Washington Hospital Center last Wednesday, the No. 3 House Republican "was as critical as can be", the hospital's director of trauma said . Two U.S. Capitol Police officers, members of Scalise's security detail, were injured while engaging in gunfire with Hodgkinson. The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. Read More »

Minute's silence held for Grenfell Tower victims

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Cundy said his priority was to identify the people who died in the building and to remove them as quickly as possible. Rescue efforts have been slow as the building was devastated by flames and many areas were not able to be accessed safely. Read More »

Pakistan oil tanker fire: Over 100 killed in explosion

Salim said some of the seriously injured have been moved to Multan. Rizwan Naseer, Director of Punjab provincial rescue services, said numerous bodies were badly burnt and beyond recognition. A devastating accident involving an exploding oil tanker has left at least 135 people dead in eastern Pakistan, according to the country's Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority. Read More »