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Trump interviewed Mueller for FBI job day before he was tapped f

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, interrupted one question directed at the speaker on the topic, saying "you're creating a debate that's not happening". President Donald Trump interviewed Robert Mueller as a potential replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey the day before the former FBI director was named special counsel, a White House official said Tuesday. Read More »

Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

Between them, the DUP MPs and the 318 Conservatives elected last week make up a majority of MPs in the House of Commons. May has given no indication she will change course on the key elements of Brexit; but whatever her plan she will be heavily reliant upon the 10 lawmakers from the eurosceptic DUP, who would help her edge past the 326 votes needed in parliament to avoid the government collapsing. Read More »

Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'

The Wisconsin Republican commented in response to a Trump friend, Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax , who suggested Monday night that the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel . Read More »

Another Victory Parade for the Warriors

Stephen Curry , David West , Ian Clark , Zaza Pachulia , JaVale McGee , James Michael McAdoo and Matt Barnes are the team's other free agents. I'm locked back in. "I answered I wouldn't go". Thompson reminded him he had a bad shooting night that game and respectfully asked Myers to think twice before paying him a home visit again. Read More »

Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good

President Donald Trump wants to make it very clear to all Americans: An investigation of his campaign's tied to Moscow is a " witch hunt ", plain and simple. Mr Trump later contradicted his own staff, saying on 11 May he had the Russian Federation issue in mind when he fired Mr Comey . NBC is reaching out to the White House. Read More »

Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

At a Senate appropriations committee hearing, Rosenstein hinted - without confirming directly - that Mueller's investigation could probe deep into Trump's White House. Trump could conceivably then fire Rosenstein and keep issuing the order until someone carried it out. "You have a director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation deliberately leaking in order to create a special counsel who we're now supposed to believe is going to be this neutral figure", Gingrich said Sunday. Read More »

Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery

GOP Representative Mark Sanford, the former Governor of SC, said many citizens are thinking "If the guy at the top can say anything to anybody anytime, why can't I?'" His family said earlier, "Matt was shot multiple times in his chest and arm, and suffered massive trauma". Read More »

Trump Admin Issues New Title IX Guidance for Transgender Kids

The agency also said the revised priorities of the department's civil rights division "do not mention the need for constitutional policing or to combat discrimination against the LGBT community or people with disabilities", adding that the budget request calls for cutting 121 positions, including 14 attorneys. Read More »

Friend Says Trump Weighs Firing Special Counsel Mueller

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. "Rosenstein may have to recuse himself because Rosenstein was involved with the firing of Comey", said New Yorker correspondent Ryan Lizza. Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, and Comey and others have testified that there is no evidence to the contrary. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Mueller also has expansive powers to investigate any matters that develop from his initial investigation. Citing unidentified sources, the news station reported that Rosenstein told Brand she would be tasked with the final decisions regarding resources made available for the probe, headed by special counsel and former FBI director Robert Mueller , and whether anyone is prosecuted because of the investigation. Read More »

London protests held as anger mounts over Grenfell fire

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He says it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead at the building. Locals yelled questions at Mayor Sadiq Khan as he walked through the West London neighbourhood where the 24-storey Grenfell Tower went up in flames early on Wednesday. Read More »

Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May, warn against DUP deal

Meanwhile, talks are continuing between the DUP and Conservatives, to secure the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in steering government business, including crucial measures on Brexit , through the British House of Commons. "We need to hope for the best but prepare for the worst". Sinn Fein has said it does not want the DUP to put forward its leader Arlene Foster as first minister until the results of a corruption probe are finalised. Read More »

Al-Jazeera Twitter account temporarily 'suspended'

Main twitter account of Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera has been reinstated. Another Al-Jazeera Arabic account described the move as part of an "organized campaign" targeting it. The television channel has always been a target for criticism by other Middle East countries, with Al-Jazeera banned on several occasions by countries such as Egypt. Read More »

Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

So far 77 households out of the 120 that made up Grenfell Tower have been given temporary accommodation in west London hotels. Other options include installing high-power fans inside buildings, to clear the evacuation route of smoke in the event of a fire. Read More »

Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

For now, the staff has prevailed. (Melania also reportedly told her husband "she believed the appointment of Mr. Mueller would speed resolution of the Russian Federation scandal", resulting in his exoneration.) "The pushback also represented growing willingness among staff members to try to keep Mr. Read More »

Allen Iverson Rooted for Kevin Durant to Win Championship

Durant technically could pick up his player option and avoid the open market. It would make sense to opt-out this summer, but all signs point to him re-signing with Golden State on a long-term deal. "I can guarantee that wasn't on anybody's mind as we were enjoying it. I recognize when a motherfu*%er is getting whooped", said the teasing Hart. But what we do know is that if both teams head into the Finals as now constructed, Golden State will be the overwhelming favorite to win again. Read More »

US Navy destroyer takes on water after collision off Japanese coast

Earlier, the ship's commander, Cmdr. It was unclear how the collision happened. At around 29,000 tons displacement, the ship dwarfs the 8,315-ton USA warship, and was carrying 1,080 containers from the port of Nagoya to Tokyo . "This has been a hard day", Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, said in a statement . The USS Fitzgerald requested the assistance of the Japanese coast guard after the collision occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. Read More »

Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

Bailey received hugs from Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre and Roberto Clemente Jr., the son of the baseball Hall of Famer, after throwing out the pitch. "Just because I'm passionate, just because a Republican is passionate about the things they believe in, that's not license for somebody to go take a gun and shoot one of us", Murphy said. Read More »

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

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St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez , 29, was found not guilty of all three charges he faced in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile: second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of intentional discharge of a risky weapon for endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her four-year-old daughter. Read More »

No arrest in lynching of CPI-ML man in Rajasthan

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Municipal council announced ex-gratia of Rs 4 Lakh for Zafar's family. The incident took place near Bagwasa Kachi in the state's Pratapgarh city Friday when the civil officials were patrolling the area to stop local people from relieving in the open. Read More »

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job

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Donald Trump is a subject of the special counsel investigation into whether the president's campaign colluded with the Kremlin to interfere with the 2016 election. Tonight we have some breaking news about the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 USA elections. Special counsel Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the Department of Justice Russia investigation, is looking into whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice , officials tell the Washington Post . Read More »

Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

The disclosure, which reflects assets held as recently as April 15, 2017, lists holdings valued around $1.4 billion. ProPublica reported in April that the trust had been amended in February to allow Trump to withdraw funds at any time from any of his businesses without public disclosure. Read More »

London high-rise that caught fire was extremely flammable

Risk assessments are being carried out in Lewisham high-rise flats after more than 30 people were killed in the tower block fire in west London . The five million pounds are to be used to cover emergency supplies, funeral costs and loss of possessions, Efe news reported . Read More »

May meets DUP leader for urgent talks

The prospect of such a deal has already raised alarm in Dublin, where Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned of the impact on peace in the British province, while the DUP's ultra-conservative views have also prompted criticism. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

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The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson , died of wounds he sustained during a shootout with police. Sava said Scalise would need to undergo an additional operation within the next 48 hours and more beyond that. So we - as a nation - have to take a hard look at who we are and who we wish to be going forward. The first pitch was thrown by one of the two heroes of the shooting, member of the Capitol Police David Bailey , who along with colleague Crystal Griner are ... Read More »

Secret Service claims to not have Trump tapes

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Much has gone down ever since then, including Comey's explosive testimony, in which he made several accusations against the President and said he hope there were tapes recording their conversations. One person who has worked with Trump in the past declared there was "no chance" he had actually taped his conversations with Comey. The Journal's request sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House. Read More »

Protesters demand justice after deadly London blaze

She was pictured talking to fire officers and staring up at the blackened remains of the Grenfell Tower, but was criticised for leaving without talking to residents. For resident Soran Karimi, 31, who lives in the block opposite, it was nothing short of "murder" and "people should be prosecuted for this". As an absolute priority, what we are all doing is, as quickly and with as much dignity as we can, recovering those that are still inside. Read More »

Britain's Hammond says 'growth and jobs' Brexit priority

LONDON, June 16 Britain said on Friday that no deal could be struck on exiting the European Union unless the future relationship with the bloc was taken into account. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account". Mr Hammond's comments are likely to be seen as reflecting a softer approach to Brexit than Mrs May, who has insisted that no deal would be better than a bad deal. Read More »