• Deputy AG Rosenstein Warns Americans to 'Exercise Caution' About Anonymous Reports
Deputy AG Rosenstein Warns Americans to 'Exercise Caution' About Anonymous Reports

Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. "Nice", Trump wrote on Twitter , later repeating his accusation that the probe was a "witch hunt".

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  • The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney
The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

The tweet , which seems to confirm that Trump himself is under investigation, appears to reference Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as "the man" investigating him. Multiple people have said the president has grown agitated with Rosenstein over the past week, increasing speculation that he may want to fire the deputy attorney genera...

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  • Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'
Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Speculation about whether Mueller would be removed was sparked on Monday after a friend of the president, Christopher Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax Media, said during an interview on PBS NewsHour that he thought Trump is "considering perhaps terminating the special counsel".

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

With his bat tucked under his arm, Fakhar begins the long walk back to the pavilion as the Indians celebrate grabbing their first wicket with only four Pakistan runs on the board. Mohammad Amir (3-16), who sat out the semi-final win over England with a back spasm, then dismissed Virat Kohli for five as India's top order folded to 54-5.

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  • Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says
Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says

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. President Donald Trump is beginning his day with a stream of tweets defending his record and lashing out at the investigation into Russian ...

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  • Friend says Trump is considering firing special counsel
Friend says Trump is considering firing special counsel

He told PBS's "NewsHour" on Monday that Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Ruddy, who is chief executive of Newsmax Media and a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, confirmed his view in a text message to The Washington Post but did not elaborate.

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  • May admits London fire response 'not good enough'
May admits London fire response 'not good enough'

People demonstrate demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire , in London , Friday June 16, 2017. "I spoke to the casualty helpline and they didn't have any information. In an interview on Saturday, May admitted that the government's response to the disaster was "not good enough" as she announced a fast-tracked public inquiry into the fi...

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  • Scalise shooter went to Washington to
Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

When that woman's boyfriend confronted Hodgkinson, he struck him in the face with a shotgun before firing off a round as the man fled, a police report said. Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Senate Democrats, took to the floor of the Senate to express his revulsion that the shooter , Hodgkinson, was a supporter of his who had volunteer...

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  • Black Gun Owners Not Happy With Jury Clearing Officer In Castile Case
Black Gun Owners Not Happy With Jury Clearing Officer In Castile Case

After the rally, police said roughly 2,000 people marched peacefully down streets in St Paul, at times blocking traffic at intersections and then on Interstate 94, a major highway. Organizers of the protest noted on Facebook that the verdict "shows how the system is rigged against justice for victims of police terror". Prosecutors said Cas...

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  • US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

But Rosenstein is not now heading the FBI's probe into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with a Russian campaign that US intelligence officials have said was seeking to tilt the outcome of the 2016 election in Trump's favor. Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justic...

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  • Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey
Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Flynn - National Security Advisor who has possible ties to the Kremlin. Mr Trump was strongly critical of some of Mr Comey's testimony but said Mr Comey had vindicated him by saying while he was at the agency, Mr Trump was not the subject of the FBI's Russian Federation probe.

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  • White House says Trump won't fire Mueller
White House says Trump won't fire Mueller

Mr Trump's friend, Mr Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax Media, said on the Public Broadcasting Service's NewsHour programme that the President was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". Despite that, Trump is stewing over the Mueller-led investigation in the same way he did with Comey. House Speaker Paul Ryan ...

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  • Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

A tourist resort in Mali popular with Westerners is under attack by gunmen, a spokesman at the security ministry has told Reuters . " The situation is under control ". "Malian forces are responding" to the attack at Le Campement Kangaba, the agency tweeted, warning USA citizens to avoid the area. That attack was jointly claimed by both the r...

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  • State Capitol Demonstration Planned After Yanez-Castile Verdict
State Capitol Demonstration Planned After Yanez-Castile Verdict

Castile's gun permit was later found in his wallet. The jury began deliberations on Monday. Meanwhile, supporters of Castile also gathered Tuesday at the St. Paulsen also pointed out that Yanez was the only witness to testify that he smelled burnt marijuana. Yanez testified Friday that he saw the gun and that Castile disregarded his commands ...

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  • Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief
Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief

The paper's staff then kicked into overdrive, dredging up archival letters Hodgkinson had written to the paper, photographs of him at local protests over the year, delving into criminal records and family relations and speaking to anyone who knew him.

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  • Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs
Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day made the wrong kind of history at the U.S. Open. Newly branded as the "ultimate test in golf", the U.S. Koepka also reached the green in two on the 667-yard closing hole for a two-putt birdie and a 68. McIlroy could only take some optimism away from his finish.

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  • Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Mr Scalise was shot as he fielded at second base during practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. "Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition", said the notice from the whip's office. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago", Sava said. Also wounded in the attack were C...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general
Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general

Mr Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he could become a witness in the investigation , ABC News reported on Friday. The news is also more likely to push Trump toward forcing Mueller out as he continues to look for a way to lift the cloud of the Russian Feder...

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  • Some Isolated Storms for Father's Day
Some Isolated Storms for Father's Day

A spotty evening shower or t-storm; otherwise, partly to mostly cloudy and muggy. For Father's Day , much of the morning should be dry in the Upstate, but some showers could begin forming before lunch in the mountains. Highs in the low 80s with NW winds 10-20 miles per hour. Organized storms are possible, and capable of producing wind gusts up t...

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  • Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump's tweet
Trump lawyer says Trump not under investigation, despite Trump's tweet

I have my doubts as to whether firing Mueller is the prudent move for Trump. "He's not afraid of the investigation - there is no investigation", Sekulow said, adding, "there is not an investigation of the President of the United States, period".

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller
Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller

The suggestion that the scope of Mueller's investigation may extend beyond the Trump campaign's activity to the recent firing of the FBI Director would indicate that the special counsel could be looking into a possible cover-up. The deputy attorney general, the second-highest official at the Department of Justice, is managing the Russian Federa...

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  • Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

The Scalise family greatly appreciates the outpouring of thoughts and prayers", the hospital wrote, "on behalf of the Scalise family". On Friday, the hospital's director of trauma, Dr. The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "activities and social media impressions" in the months leading up to the attack. The person did not disclose the n...

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  • Classes resume after threats at Washington state college
Classes resume after threats at Washington state college

Evergreen officials abruptly closed the college Thursday after someone called the Thurston County Communications Center claiming to be armed and on the way to campus. That's when minority students voluntarily leave campus to discuss issues involving race. In response to backlash, Evergreen State has emphasized that its " Day of Absence " progr...

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  • President Trump confirms he is under investigation
President Trump confirms he is under investigation

In response to the statement , former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied again...

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  • Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russian Federation probe
Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Rosenstein wrote a memo used by the White House to justify Comey's firing, prompting him to reportedly threaten to resign since the memo, though critical of the former director's performance, did not recommend his termination. Or, perhaps, Trump was trying to put pressure on Rosenstein to recuse himself from the investigation. Now there's some qu...

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  • Trump lashes out over Russia probe
Trump lashes out over Russia probe

Reuters cited a source which confirmed the Post report , adding that an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges was "unavoidable" after former FBI Director James Comey told Congress he believed he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor
Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor

In his first public comments since the shooting, Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that Scalise will be able to return to work in his full capacity. The gunman, identified by law enforcement officials as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, later died from injuries sustained duri...

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  • Juneteenth celebrated all over Houston area
Juneteenth celebrated all over Houston area

President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and published it on January 1, 1863, but it did not reach Texas for two years. According to the official Juneteenth website , On June 19, Union General Gordon Granger and his troops made landfall in Galveston.

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  • WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller
WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer says Trump is not under investigation in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, adding that the President has not received any notification that he is being investigated.

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  • Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility
Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

US lawmakers returned to regular business on Thursday and prepared to play their annual charity baseball game, one day after a man who had expressed anger toward President Donald Trump opened fire on Republican legislators, leaving a senior congressman in critical condition.

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  • Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports
Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports

He complained, "I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director by the man who told me to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director!" Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller to oversee it in the wake of Co...

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  • Trump says he'd testify that Comey lied about loyalty demand
Trump says he'd testify that Comey lied about loyalty demand

He also branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. He also said he didn't ask Comey to drop an investigation of Flynn. Comey failed to do his duty - speak truth to power. Her opinion: "He should give a straight yes or no to the answer - to the questio...

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  • Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel
Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed June 15 that Trump would "make an announcement on US-Cuba policy", but refused to elaborate. The Castro government is certain to reject Trump's list of demands, which includes releasing political prisoners, halting what the USA says is abuse of dissidents and greater freedom of expression.

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  • Padres beat Brewers in another slugfest, 7-5 in 11 innings
Padres beat Brewers in another slugfest, 7-5 in 11 innings

This time it was the home run ball that cost them. While Perdomo was on the mound, the Brewers went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position. The Chicago White Sox crushed the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4, the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 and the Detroit Tigers were too good for the Tampa Bay Rays 13-4.

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  • Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey
Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey

Within the last few hours, Trump has confirmed that he is indeed under investigation for obstruction of justice . Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said former members were given the order on Thursday for any information involving Russian Federation or Ukraine in the latest sign o...

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