• Trump's lawyer 'not going to speculate' on special counsel's future
Trump's lawyer 'not going to speculate' on special counsel's future

If the billionaire will come to the point of needing to fire Mueller , he will seek the advice of his lawyers and other government officials, Sekulow said. Since assuming the role of special counsel , Mueller has bolstered that reputation by staffing his office with former colleagues from the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr and ...

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  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders' emoji-filled tweet baffles internet
Sarah Huckabee Sanders' emoji-filled tweet baffles internet

Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. One thought that comes to mind is a butt-tweet, but Sanders explained on Twitter a short time later what actually happened: "This is what happens when your 3 year old steals your phone".

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  • Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states
Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states

In an interview with foreign media agencies, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said calls for a change in Qatari policy from Saudi Arabia and its allies, which cut diplomatic ties with Doha this week, were unacceptable. Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its...

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  • Black Man's Severed Head Found Near His Burned Body in Jackson, Miss
Black Man's Severed Head Found Near His Burned Body in Jackson, Miss

Coroners are working to identify the deceased's remains. The first crime scene where the head was found is less than a mile away from the second crime scene where kids had stumbled upon a body with no head. The motive is unknown and officials will not speculate if it is gang related. While the unidentified head and decapitated body are likely p...

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  • Whistle on Preds' chance keeps it 0-0 in Game 6
Whistle on Preds' chance keeps it 0-0 in Game 6

The under is 4-0 in Predators last 4 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game and the under is 5-1-2 in Predators last 8 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game while the under is 8-2-3 in Predators last 13 home games.

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  • 208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament
208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament

The figures from the Mail on Sunday show that Labour is now the most popular party with 44.8 per cent of the vote, compared to 38.9 per cent for the Conservatives . Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, told the BBC she had words with May over the DUP's record on LGBT rights. A DUP spokesman said discussions with th...

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  • John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements
John McCain Responds After Getting Roasted on Twitter Over Comey Statements

Comey pointed out they were separate investigations, begun at different times. An associate of McCain said the senator was distracted because he had to take a phone call during his round of questions. Republican members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, from left, Sen. Talk about an interesting statement from yesterday's Capito...

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  • UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides
UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

The results also question the common perception that politics and politicians don't change over the course of the campaign, but merely reflect the sentiments that have ridden through it. European Union leaders expressed fears that May´s shock loss of her majority would raise the risk of negotiations failing. But EU Council President Donald Tusk s...

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  • Britain's May Names New Cabinet, Vows to Stay on as PM
Britain's May Names New Cabinet, Vows to Stay on as PM

The changes are part of a cabinet reshuffle following losses in Thursday's national election. May appeared to acknowledge her time was limited, when she was asked if she would stay in her post until the next election, scheduled to be held in 2022.

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  • Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power
Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

Sir Michael did not reveal what the DUP had been offered in return, but said the "outline proposal" would be published once a deal had been agreed. The deal sits uneasily with some Conservatives because of the DUP's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage.

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  • Top Aides to UK PM Quit After Election Losses
Top Aides to UK PM Quit After Election Losses

When asked if she would continue her term in office May said, "I said during the election campaign that if re-elected I would intend to serve a full term. In a television interview Sunday with Sky News at Downing Street, May say she would help deliver the "stability and certainty" the country needs during the reshuffling.

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  • Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages
Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Qatar vigorously denied the claims and USA intelligence has proved that the country's state-run news agency was hacked and had fake news stories planted, repudiating the accusations. Qatar is the world's largest exporter of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), and produces up to 77 million tonnes of gas each year. Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah ...

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  • United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

May will also need the support of the socially conservative, pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) which won 10 seats in Northern Ireland . The DUP statement put Downing Street on the back foot, prompting a carefully worded response in the early hours of Sunday.

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  • China Eastern flight lands safely in Sydney after engine problem
China Eastern flight lands safely in Sydney after engine problem

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and Instagram . Terrified passengers described a massive din soon after flight MU736 took off from Sydney Airport at 8.30 pm (local time) on Sunday. One witness telling Seven news , "We like went up in the air and all of a sudden I heard like a 'dit, dit, dit, dit, dit,...

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  • Iran's Pretty Upset With Trump For Calling Them Out After Tehran Attack
Iran's Pretty Upset With Trump For Calling Them Out After Tehran Attack

The attackers raided Iran's parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum on June 7 in the morning, in a rare strike at the heart of the Islamic Republic. The Sunni jihadists of IS consider Shiite Iran to be apostates, and Tehran is deeply involved in fighting the group in both Syria and Iraq. Larijani's was addressing a funeral ceremony of...

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  • How Jones' new-cap wonders performed in England thriller
How Jones' new-cap wonders performed in England thriller

Jones also has a big decision to make on rugby league convert Denny Solomona , who scored the dramatic last-minute winning try on his debut but only after enduring a nightmare start to his global rugby union career with a couple of defensive blunders that enabled the Pumas to open up a 31-23 lead.

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  • Qatar tells Gulf residents they are free to stay
Qatar tells Gulf residents they are free to stay

Kuwait, which has retained ties with Qatar and has often acted as a mediator in regional disputes, said it wanted to resolve the dispute "within the unified Gulf house". On June 5, the countries cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days. Iranian officials said Sunday that tonnes of vegetables had been sent from Iran ...

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  • Trump gives Priebus July 4 deadline for staff shake up
Trump gives Priebus July 4 deadline for staff shake up

Ms Conway "held court for an hour or so", the snoop tweeted, adding that she talked "loudly". This expression was telling'. The person running the Twitter account also sent a pointed message to the president by quoting one of his tweets calling Comey a leaker, writing, "Trump/Pence people are a bit sloppy and fratricidal; what else is new".

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  • US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia

White. Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said Sunday he authorized the country's special forces with support from global partners to conduct a pre-dawn strike against an al-Shabab training camp near Sakow. "You have no future with the terrorists, but you can still be a part of Somalia's future; a peaceful and prosperous future". The...

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  • Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver; farmers call off protests
Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver; farmers call off protests

Commenting on the decision of loan waiver by the state government, a farmer said that they promised loan waiver and fulfilment of other demands. The farmers have ended their strike after the government made the announcement. The loan waiver plan was chalked out by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last week. Patil heads the committee...

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  • Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament
Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. She must stay on, must form a government which can frame a negotiating strategy, must calm the febrile political atmosphere, And since that was the right thing to do, she seems to have thought, best do it without a display either of disappointment or false humility.

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  • Election 2017: Tories take SNP scalps in night of shocks
Election 2017: Tories take SNP scalps in night of shocks

It won 56 in the 2015 election when it redrew the political map in Scotland . Before the election, the SNP said they were seeking a "triple lock" on a second referendum, after their victory in the 2016 Scottish parliament election and a vote of MSPs earlier this year.

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  • GST Council to next meet on June 18; to review, amend rates
GST Council to next meet on June 18; to review, amend rates

Mani, Senior Director at Deloitte Haskins & Sells said. GST on insulin and agarbatti has also been lowered to 5 percent, while school bags will attract tax of 18 percent. Mitra, however, cautioned against rolling out the world's largest fiscal reform in haste, and with "jugaad" as he pressed for deferring it by a month.

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  • Deepa Jayakumar accuses Sasikala, brother Deepak of conspiring to kill Jayalalithaa
Deepa Jayakumar accuses Sasikala, brother Deepak of conspiring to kill Jayalalithaa

After garlanding the portrait of her late aunt kept in the front porch of the sprawling house, she tried to enter the residence but was barred. According to Deepa , she would approach the court to claim her rights over Jayalalithaa's residence, where Sasikala continues to live after Jayalalithaa's death on December 5 past year.

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  • Russian Federation touts dialogue in addressing Qatar crisis
Russian Federation touts dialogue in addressing Qatar crisis

We had a decision to make, "Do we take the easy road or do we finally take a hard, but necessary action?" We have to stop the funding of terrorism. Turkey has maintained good relations with Qatar as well as several of its Gulf Arab neighbors.

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  • Bodies and wreckage found in search for missing plane
Bodies and wreckage found in search for missing plane

Rescuers have found 10 bodies, including children, as well as pieces of luggage, safety jackets and a tyre presumed to be from the aircraft's wheel. There was conflicting information on the number of people on board the Shaanxi Y8 plane when it disappeared, but in the latest update the military said it was carrying a total of 122 people.

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  • British prime minister names new chief of staff
British prime minister names new chief of staff

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power by her fingernails on Sunday after losing her parliamentary majority in last Thursday's election, as an agreement with the minority Democratic Unionist Party that would keep the Conservatives in power was still not finalized.

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  • Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government
Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

May is unable to get the 326 seats her Conservative party needs for an outright majority. But the PM faced mounting calls from within her own party to resign, with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming he should be allowed to form a minority administration after making significant gains.

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  • North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile
North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile

Early last month, the North test-fired what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile to date, in a bid to bring the USA mainland within reach. and worldwide sanctions against the Communist state, adding that such measures would only push the country to further develop its nuclear potential. "It will pose a considerable threat to US and ...

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  • Trump Does Not Speak for Everyone on Climate Change
Trump Does Not Speak for Everyone on Climate Change

Donald Trump's decision yesterday to take the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement has been in the pipeline (pun slightly intended) ever since he was elected president back in November. After Trump announced that the USA would exit the Paris Climate Agreement on Thursday, the Tesla founder severed his ties with him, quitting the presidential advisory bo...

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  • Madhya Pradesh CM sits on fast 'for restoration of peace'
Madhya Pradesh CM sits on fast 'for restoration of peace'

Chouhan to break the fast. Chouhan, with wife Sadhana on his side and a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi behind him, sat on fast at a pandal in BHEL's Dusshera ground on Saturday, with an appeal for peace. Chouhan also entailed how the families of the deceased met him and asked him to discontinue the fast. The farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on...

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  • Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed
Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years. Some experts say that the Daesh terrorists had originally planned to attack the main chamber of the Iranian Parliament. In May, the Intelligence Ministry identified and neutralised ...

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  • Kansas legislators repudiate governor by overriding tax veto
Kansas legislators repudiate governor by overriding tax veto

Supporters of the tax bill were short in both chambers of the two-thirds majorities they would need to override a veto, but several lawmakers said Tuesday that the chances of repudiating Brownback are good because the Legislature's annual session is dragging out.

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  • Won't call off fast unless peace returns in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Won't call off fast unless peace returns in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Singh said crores had been spent on the fast. Bhopal/Mumbai: Even as protesting farmers both in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra do not show any sign of relenting, MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan sat on "indifinte fast" and Maharshtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have called them for talks on Sunday.

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  • Congress' Sandeep Dikshit withdraws 'gali ka gunda' remark, tenders apology
Congress' Sandeep Dikshit withdraws 'gali ka gunda' remark, tenders apology

While addressing gentlemen cadets at the prestigious, General Rawat said youth in J&K are being misguided by forces inimical to peace. Dikshit later apologised for his remark and said that he withdraws his statement. As part of the women empowerment initiative, the chief of army staff, Bipin Rawat said that women would also be inducted in the c...

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