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Trump decries 'witch hunt' but lawyer insists no probe

Trump ally Newt Gingrich said Sunday that he began to grow skeptical of Mueller after fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey testified that he had leaked details about his conversations with the president in order to prompt the appointment of a special counsel . Read More »

Finsbury Park attack: Angry crowd pins down van driver

Moshe Kantor condemned the "unconscionable attack on Muslim worshippers during their holy month of Ramadan", adding that "an attack on one religion is an attack on all religions and all people and faiths must stand together against terror". Read More »

Queen's speech to be held next Wednesday

In a statement this morning, Andrea Leadsom confirmed that the State Opening would be postponed by two days due to a delay with the making of The Queen's Speech. Mr Brokenshire insisted the Government would honour its commitments in the Good Friday Agreement and warned that time was running out if powersharing was to be restored and a return to direct rule from Westminster avoided. Read More »

America's Cup: Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling - We can't stand still

The performance by Emirates Team New Zealand on Day Two of the America's Cup was dominant and shows the great work they have done in developing a light wind package. We will look at every single thing we can. Race two started in nearly identical fashion to the first race, with both teams racing extremely closely to one another as they crossed the start line, quickly accelerating to around 40 knots as they headed towards the first mark. Read More »

79 presumed dead in London fire

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ET), the number has increased". Some families have lost more than one member, he added. He said the death toll could still change if anyone reported as missing was found alive, of if anyone was found in the ruined tower who had not been reported as missing. Read More »

What we know so far about the Finsbury Park attack

This happened after night prayer that us Muslims pray during Ramadan. "He was really shouting and aggressive ... he was just spitting on us", Hashi said. Abdulrahman Saleh Alamoudi said he was among a group of people helping an elderly worshipper who had fallen down when the van swerved towards them. Read More »

Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

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Independent Journal Review's Haley Byrd tweeted on Monday that when asked by reporters if he would like to know more about the health care bill , Graham said "no". Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and centrist Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J. On Tuesday, Trump met with Senate Republicans to chat about their shadowy healthcare plan and, unsurprisingly, came out of the meeting saying, "The results are going to be fantastic". Read More »

Nurse shot in Ocala hospital in stable condition

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FHP said the nurse is in stable condition. West Marion Community Hospital and its owner, HCA Healthcare, have not responded to WESH 2 News requests for information or comment on the incident. Marion County jail records show Gignac was charged Sunday with battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting a law enforcement officer with violence. Read More »

Northern Ireland's DUP wants "sensible Brexit", talks with May to continue

British Prime Minister Theresa May is close to a deal with a far right-wing Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership, as she confirms Brexit talks will begin next week. Major said he feared the pact could undermine the fragile Northern Ireland peace process, which he was instrumental in brokering in its early days. Read More »

German reunification architect Helmut Kohl dies at 87

The former chancellor was also known for his large role in shaping the European Union. The former German chancellor died Friday at 87. Helmut Kohl visited India in 1986 and 1993. "Like millions of others, I was able to go from a life under a dictatorship to a life of freedom", Merkel added. Germany's longest-serving chancellor since World War II lived long enough to see the European unity he championed see hard times after he left office. Read More »

'Trump under probe for obstructing justice'

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to reveal what he and Trump have discussed about the Russian Federation probe or the decision to fire Comey . Read More »

Obstruction of justice case on Trump

Mueller's friendship with Comey and Mueller's selection of several investigators who have made campaign donations to Democrats are among the issues Gingrich is raising as problematic. Known to watch cable news often, Trump has even taken to recording morning shows to watch later in the day and has "complained nonstop". The White House has been directing all questions related to this to Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz. Read More »

Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation

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. It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey. Read More »

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

The president is not under investigation". The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump is furious at Jeff Sessions for his recusal and the ramping up of the Russian Federation investigation that followed, and CNN reported that the two had some heated exchanges. Read More »

Portugal awaits foreign aid to help battle fires

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The fire , which Prime Minister Antonio Costa called , "a dimension of human tragedy that we can not remember", started Saturday and was still burning as of Sunday afternoon, requiring the attention of around 1,600 firefighters over the weekend. Read More »

Banned building materials suspected in London fire

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just previous year. Labour Party politician David Lammy demanded the Government and police immediately seize all documents relating to Grenfell's renovation to prevent the destruction of evidence that could show criminal wrongdoing. Read More »

US Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan in Possible Insider Attack

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The Taliban did not directly claim the attack but described the soldier, who was killed, as a "patriot". One other Afghan soldier was wounded. Such "indoor" attacks, in which Afghan soldiers or policemen return their weapons against members of the worldwide coalition responsible for them, is a recurring nightmare for Western forces in Afghanistan. Read More »

Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Family members of the attackers said they were deeply religious men who acted on their own. Hamas also claimed responsibility for the two attacks. The attackers were 18 and 19 years old. COGAT said the visiting permits were canceled but the prayer permits remain unchanged. The three would meet regularly in Ankoush's basement with its frayed painting, broken windows and a few plastic chairs. Read More »

What exactly is the jury weighing in the Yanez case?

Paul and Minneapolis after he fatally shot Philando Castile , 32, last July. Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering Reynolds and her then-4-year-old daughter for firing his gun into the auto near them. Read More »

DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks

Talks are continuing between the DUP and Conservatives on the details of a deal, which could see the Northern Irish party supporting the Tories on the Queen's Speech and the Budget, but deciding on other issues on a vote-by-vote basis. The United Kingdom held the snap election on June 8, which resulted in a hung parliament as May's Conservative party got 318 mandates, thus failing to secure an overall majority in the House of Commons by falling short of the required 326 seats. Read More »

Future Golden Knight? Fleury headlines Vegas expansion draft lists

When you consider side deals, the available players listed, and even the underrated route of free agency, the Vegas Golden Knights enjoy a bounty of options to lay down an impressive foundation. Also may have something to do with how "hands off" he was with some of last seasons moves. Would coach Gerard Gallant be able to ride him for 60-plus contests? Let the mock drafting begin. Read More »

Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views on Qatar

The push by Sisi to boycott Turkey comes after the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan harshly criticised and condemned the Egyptian regime for its military coup against the first democratically-elected president Mohamed Morsi. There are a number of converging interests between Turkey and Qatar, he says. But Iqbal Jassat's freakish charge that Israel is behind the Saudi-led boycott of Qatar has taken things to an altogether new level. Read More »

Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

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A total of 58 people are missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, the officer in charge of the investigation said. Cundy added that the figure could change. Two boys inspect pictures of the missing. Residents furious over the handling of the Grenfell Tower disaster descended on the local town hall Friday in west London , shouting, "We want justice". Read More »

Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

The discussions will include working groups, and meetings of Brexit coordinators from both sides, before a joint press conference at 6.30pm. "We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit ", centering on citizens living on each other's territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the United Kingdom and the amount that Britain stands to pay to get out of its previous European Union commitments, Barnier said. Read More »

Van hits pedestrians near London mosque, causing casualties

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: " One man was pronounced dead at the scene. "There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene". Both Muslim Welfare House and the Finsbury Park Mosque are a short walk south of Finsbury Park train station. The force said the investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command . Read More »

Suspected jihadists attack spa in Mali's capital, 2 dead

Several people rescued at Kangaba said assailants had shouted "Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest)", although no group has yet claimed responsibility. Late past year, the U.S. France intervened in Mali in 2013 to oust Islamic extremists who had seized control of the major northern towns the year before. Sunday's violence came about a week after the U.S. Read More »

Erendira Wallenda Wows World With Niagara Falls Stunt

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The performer and wife of high-wire walker Nik Wallenda performed an incredible stunt of her own on Thursday from a helicopter over Niagara Falls . The couple says they're enjoying this moment today but tomorrow, they'll start thinking about what stunt they want to attempt in another five years. The city and Niagara County Legislature each committed $35,000 to the stunt with the goal of boosting tourism. Read More »

Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP's presidential nominee

Meanwhile, Andra Pradesh and Telangana CM's Chandrababu Naidu and KC Rao have extended their willingness to support BJP's candidate Kovind for the presidential election. Shah, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's closest adviser and top campaign strategist, played up the humble origins of Kovind, 71, who has served two terms in the Rajya Sabha and is a practising lawyer. Read More »

Navy identifies 7 victims from USS Fitzgerald

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Aucoin said the final toll was not being released "out of respect for their families". "I am humbled by the bravery and tenacity of the Fitzgerald crew". Joseph Aucoin, commander of the US 7th Fleet. Crew members of the Philippine ACX Crystal container vessel have been questioned on suspicion of possible endangerment of traffic caused by professional negligence. Read More »

Rangers drawn to face Progres Niederkorn in Europa League first qualifying round

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham have all earned automatic spots into the Champions League group stage, but five British sides will have to go through qualification to join them. More info on the Champions League draw can be found here and the Europa League draw here . Should TNS clear the first round of qualifying, they will then face HNK Rijeka, who finished top of the Croatian HNL table - two points ahead of Dinamo Zagreb. Read More »

Council says van struck people leaving mosque

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Muslims now are observing Ramadan , during which they fast from dawn to dusk and engage in intense prayer and feast at sundown. A van left the roadway and swerved into a large crowd standing on the sidewalk, witnesses reported. "They were very nervous, shouting very loud, trying desperately to make some signs to a police vehicle that was just passing the road", she told CNN . Read More »

What to expect from Jared Kushner's visits to Israel and Ramallah?

Earlier this month, Trump waived a law that requiring the United States to move its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah , ABC News has confirmed. Read More »