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White House, Trump allies prepare for fallout from Comey testimoney


While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats, Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about whether the president meant to derail the Russian Federation investigation when he fired Comey. Read More »

British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor


London Mayor Sadiq Khan , not President Donald Trump , started the feud between the two leaders, and the president's tweets following the London Bridge attack on Saturday showed that Trump does "jab back", Rep. "My message to Londoners and visitors to our great city is to be calm and vigilant today", Mr Khan said. Trump added that news organizations are "working hard to sell it". Read More »

White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility

The White House has not provided details of when those three conversations allegedly took place. Trump summarily dismissed Comey last month in the middle of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the USA election a year ago. Talking points shared by the RNC will focus in part on pushing the message that both Republicans and Democrats had previously lost confidence in the ex-FBI director, urging Trump surrogates to parrot Democrats' criticism of Comey before his firing. Read More »

Kerry:Trump won't negotiate better climate deal

Neighboring Connecticut has also joined. Pence called the Paris pact "a bad deal for the American people" and praised Trump as someone who "stands without apology for the American people". Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who Forbes estimates has amassed a $50 billion fortune and Bloomberg's charitable organization has long worked on environmental initiatives. Read More »

Sadiq Khan criticises 'ill-informed' Donald Trump's response to London attack


Khan has pushed back, calling Trump bigoted and saying that he doesn't need advice from the US President. Yet at its core, Trump's recent tweets speaks to the intent that he is indeed preventing Muslims from entering the United States. No reason to be alarmed ", Khan said. Trump then takes Khan's remark out of context. At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is " no reason to be alarmed! ". Read More »

2 adults, child fatally shot in Utah suburb

A nearby elementary school was locked down for about an hour but it wasn't clear if any students witnessed the shooting. A police spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment. Nielsen did not know the kids' relationships to the adults and it wasn't immediately clear if the boy and girl had gunshot wounds or injuries from the vehicle crash. Read More »

Trump's climate change accord snub will hurt future generations

But taking need into account does nothing to assist Trump's case that the USA was unfairly treated by the Paris accord, because Americans could easily cut back on luxuries like vacation travel, air conditioning, and meat consumption, whereas less affluent countries need to industrialize to lift their populations out of depths of poverty unknown in the US. Read More »

Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

It's just a president and his iPhone, speaking for the entire White House. Let's follow that to its logical conclusion. White House aides, facing a week focused on Thursday's testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, told reporters over the weekend that President Donald Trump would spend his time focusing on a $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Read More »

Bail-Jumper Accused Of Sucker-Punching Man With Cerebral Palsy


The Chester County sheriff's office said Monday that local sheriffs and federal marshals took 29-year-old Barry Baker into custody at about 8 a.m. Monday in Uwchlan (YEW-klin) Township. Surveillance video showed Baker mocking the man outside the store, then suddenly punching him in his face. A few minutes later, the victim walks out of the store and the suspect apparently mocks him again. Read More »

Renato Sanches calls Cristiano Ronaldo over Real Madrid move


That fee would represent a huge loss for the Bavarians, who paid an initial €35m last summer alongside a host of additional payments and clauses that added another €45m to the deal. But he doesn't play in Bayern Munich , ' Mourinho explained in April. A few too many foolish acquisitions a year ago hindered the club overall, but if they can sign Costa, they should not fall foul of that again. Read More »

Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

Senators still lack an actual bill, and the compromises needed to pass the Senate could imperil the legislation in the House, which will also have to back it. For now, Democratic leadership said they would stay away from any negotiations until Republicans dropped their insistence on a full repeal of Obamacare. Read More »

Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case

Trump's Twitter barrage risked undercutting his administration's legal arguments in support of presidential directive, which he argues is crucial to safeguarding American security. The second order reduced the number of countries affected by the ban from seven to six and also excluded banning those who already hold permanent residency in the United States. Read More »

Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump

When asked if Trump may face legal consequences with such tweets, in such cases as the travel ban trial by the Supreme Court , Spicer said the danger Trump has cited in forwarding the travel ban is real and that the court should follow the law. Read More »

George and Amal Clooney welcome birth of twins


According to Stan Rosenfield, Ella and Alexander Clooney were born in a London hospital on Tuesday morning. The first-time parents welcomed their twin babies in the morning, the actor's publicist said. Amal Clooney is a Lebanese human rights lawyer who remained a visible figure on the world stage during her pregnancy, including when she spoke at the United Nations about an investigation into crimes committed by ISIS in Iraq. Read More »

Grandma suspected in stabbings that killed baby arrested


County sheriff's deputies found Nicole Darrington-Clark, 43, sleeping in her auto about 4:15 a.m. Tuesday morning at Waterman Avenue and Ninth Street in San Bernardino, the Colton Police Department said. Authorities were aggressively searching for the baby's grandmother, 43-year-old Nicole Darrington Clark , in connection with the morning attack. "It was never anything about her trying to hurt us". Read More »

Donald Trump lashes out at Sadiq Khan in latest Twitter rant

Trump, in a series of tweets , lashed Khan's handling of the Saturday night terror attack, mocking the mayor for telling the public there was "no reason to be alarmed" over armed police on the streets. While the United Kingdom found comfort in his words, there was one person who wasn't too impressed, Donald Trump . The Metropolitan Police is facing the loss of thousands of front line officers under Conservative spending plans, London mayor Sadiq Khan has warned. Read More »

Comey expected to stay mum on obstruction


Coats, who had been confirmed just one week earlier, reportedly discussed the conversation with other officials and decided such an intervention would be inappropriate, the Post reported . Talking points shared by the RNC will focus in part on pushing the message that both Republicans and Democrats had previously lost confidence in the ex-FBI director, urging Trump surrogates to parrot Democrats' criticism of Comey before his firing. Read More »

Californian leader visits China in boost for climate change fight

Brown met Xi for almost an hour on Tuesday - day three of his 10-day tour of China, during which the governor hopes to develop ideas to fight what he called "the foremost issue of our time". Brown has also negotiated deals with Chinese provinces Jiangsu and Sichuan. China is by far the world's largest user of coal, which accounts for nearly two-thirds of its energy use and has made it the No. Read More »

Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general


An administration official told CNN that Trump's frustration with Sessions dates back to March 2, when Sessions suddenly recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation amid pressure from Democrats on Capitol Hill. He has also blamed Sessions for the fallout from an executive order that the president signed putting in place a travel ban on seven primarily Muslim countries, which courts have blocked. Read More »

Explosion in western Afghanistan kills 7, injures 16

In his speech, Mr. Ghani said he would not enter a "blame-game" about who was responsible for the growing number of attacks in the country, but called on Pakistan to propose a "mechanism" for peace. No group claimed responsibility for the attack but the Taliban and the self-styled " Islamic State " (IS) have staged large attacks in the city in the past. Read More »

Whistleblower Allegedly Leaked NSA Russia Cyberattack Report


The U.S. Department of Justice on monday brought a charge against a National Security Agency ( NSA ) contractor for allegedly leaking a top secret document to the media. "I don't believe they got into changing actual voting outcomes", he said, adding that he was pressuring intelligence agencies to declassify which states were hit, with the goal of helping them shore up their systems ahead of 2018 and 2020. Read More »