• Donald Trump blasts 'phony' obstruction of justice media report
Donald Trump blasts 'phony' obstruction of justice media report

In a series of statements on Twitter Thursday , Trump repeated his assertion that Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign is a " WITCH HUNT " based on the " phony " premise of possible collusion between Russia and a cadre of Trump campaign associates.

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  • Donald Trump calls federal probe into whether he obstructed justice
Donald Trump calls federal probe into whether he obstructed justice "phony"

Pence has seldom addressed the Russian Federation issue, which has overshadowed Trump's White House agenda. The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice .

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  • Calls for 'arrests to be made' over tragic Grenfell Tower deaths
Calls for 'arrests to be made' over tragic Grenfell Tower deaths

Lammy said in a Facebook post that Saye lives on the 20th floor with her mother. The death toll now lies at 17 but many people remain missing. Heartbreaking messages are starting to emerge from people who were trapped inside Grenfell Tower as flames engulfed the west London residential block in the early hours of Wednesday.

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  • A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems
A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

James T. Hodgkinson , 66, allegedly opened fire on a Congressional baseball team as Republicans were practicing for an annual game to be played at Nationals Park Thursday. The congressional baseball match pits Republicans against Democrats. There were reports of death threats being called in to congressional Democrats and Republicans alike.

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  • Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery
Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , Dr. Jack Sava , the hospital's director of trauma, said Friday. Hodgkinson was injured and later died from his injuries. The hometown Nationals also lent some catcher's gear to the Republicans, whose own equipme...

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  • Trump Revises Cuba Travel And Trade Policies
Trump Revises Cuba Travel And Trade Policies

Our new policy begins with strictly enforcing U.S. law. Under the expected changes, the US will ban American financial transactions with the dozens of enterprises run by the military-linked corporation GAESA , which operates dozens of hotels, tour buses, restaurants and other facilities.

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  • Trump Says He's 'Canceling' Obama's Cuba Policy
Trump Says He's 'Canceling' Obama's Cuba Policy

The Trump administration has criticized the Cuban military as repressive and vowed to crack down on financial ties between USA businesses and Cuban armed forces. "When you look at what they've said in Saudi Arabia, the relationship with Turkey, the Philippines, where the leader there is outright taking the lives of some of his citizens there's a ...

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  • Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'
Donald Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

Accusations of obstruction arose when last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Trump said that the report is a "phony story". Investigators have also been looking for proof of possible financial crimes committed by Trump associates, officials told The Post .

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'
Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

While the officers did not use rifles in responding to the shooting Wednesday, it is common for them to carry rifles while patrolling the Capitol grounds. Bailey, who's now on crutches, was given a hero's welcome by the crowd of 25,000 at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals and the site of the congressional game.

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  • Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal
Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal

The report stated that Trump was angered when he learned of the relationship and made plans to dump Mueller before being convinced it would be a disastrous move. The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter. But the president is going to seek the advice of his counsel and inside the government as well as outside.

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  • Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

While the game is known for its fierce competition, lawmakers say this year they are all on Team Scalise . Louisiana Democrat Cedric Richmond, a personal friend of Scalise, was the winning pitcher, as he has been in all but one of the games since his election to Congress in 2010.

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  • Aaron Judge Hits 495-foot Home Run at Yankee Stadium
Aaron Judge Hits 495-foot Home Run at Yankee Stadium

The home run off Angels reliever Bud Norris was Judge's major league-leading 22nd of the season, but it didn't have to happen. That was the longest home run hit this season. Baltimore hasn't been outscored by 30-plus runs in a series since the turn of the century, and it's been since August 2007 that the Orioles produced thirty fewer runs tha...

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  • Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'
Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

Sanders said he is "sickened" by the shooting and that "violence of any kind is unacceptable". The California Democrat notes that she herself is now featured in millions of dollars of attack ads running in a Georgia House district where there's a hard-fought special election next week.

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  • Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US
Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

He also said he thinks China, which is North Korea's closest ally, ultimately will see it as a liability. China on Friday blocked tough new sanctions against North Korea that the United States pushed in the U.N. Pyongyang has launched several more ballistic missiles since then, including a short-range missile on Monday that landed in the se...

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  • Some Grenfell Tower victims may never be identified, police say
Some Grenfell Tower victims may never be identified, police say

Abdulaziz Almashi, a co-founder of the Syria Solidarity Campaign, described the 23-year-old as a "kind, charitable man" who was "full of passion for his family", and who had studied civil engineering in the hope of one day returning and helping his country.

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  • Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor
Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

Witnesses said the shooting would have been a "massacre" if not for the Capitol Police officers on duty as part of Scalise's security detail and the gunfight that ensued as local law enforcement arrived. The FBI continues to process evidence in an effort to assess the potential motivations of the shooter, the agency said in a statement Friday. Sa...

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  • Eight dead, 65 injured in Jiangsu kindergarten explosion
Eight dead, 65 injured in Jiangsu kindergarten explosion

It wasn't clear whether the blast was an accident or had been deliberately set. Investigators say they found materials for making a homemade bomb at Xu's nearby residence. The Xuzhou government said two people died at the scene and five others died at a hospital. He was reportedly suspended from his school because of mental issues.

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  • Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week
Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week

Delaying talks does not delay a Brexit. Britain has to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019. Barnier told the Financial Times that the United Kingdom government needs to start talks "very quickly" and that it needs to appoint a team of negotiators that are "stable, accountable, and with a mandate".

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russian Federation probe
Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russian Federation probe

Goldsmith takes heart that if this "crazy scenario" ever happened, "Congress would rise up quickly to stop the President " and noted: "If I am naive in thinking this, then we are indeed in trouble". Last month, Gingrich had tweeted: " Robert Mueller is superb choice to be special counsel". But Stephen Gillers, a New York University professor wh...

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  • President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt
President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt

Mr Mueller is overseeing an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling the 2016 USA election and any Trump links to it. Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials past year as a member of Trump's transition team.

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  • U.S. official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit
U.S. official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

Earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw from the Paris climate change accord, saying that participating would undermine the economy, wipe out jobs, weaken U.S. The G20's finance ministers already walked back previous support for climate finance when they met in March because the USA said it wasn't ready to si...

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  • Right decision? Michelle Carter guilty of manslaughter of boyfriend Conrad Roy III
Right decision? Michelle Carter guilty of manslaughter of boyfriend Conrad Roy III

Flynn told the court that after Carter told Roy to return to his auto, she then listened to him "as he cried out in pain and died" and did not contact his police or family for help. Prosecutors said the cold-hearted harpy was "virtually present" at the death scene in a criminal context and deserves to go to jail. Carter , who was 17 at the t...

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  • Darjeeling violence: Kolkata High Court tell West Bengal government to restore peace
Darjeeling violence: Kolkata High Court tell West Bengal government to restore peace

The demand by the GJM for a separate state of Gorkhaland to be carved out of the Darjeeling hills of West Bengal is fast turning into a major political crisis for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , and is likely to cripple the critical tourist industry during the peak summer season.

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  • British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze
British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

Khan told the prime minister Friday that residents were increasingly angry, distraught and frustrated because the government and local authorities had not done enough to help them or to answer questions about dead or missing loved ones. "We need to have an explanation of this". "A lot of lives were saved because of that, because they were awake",...

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  • Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer
Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer

Two terrorists armed with a knife and a submachine gun arrived at Jerusalem's Damascus Gate and attacked Israel Border Police officers stationed there. Israeli police said the three Palestinian assailants were killed. Israel blames the violence on incitement by Palestinian political and religious leaders compounded by social media sites th...

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  • Trump financial form shows revenue up at Mar-a-Lago
Trump financial form shows revenue up at Mar-a-Lago

Trump drew scrutiny and criticism after he departed from roughly 40 years of tradition for major-party candidates by declining to release any of his tax returns. Trump also pulled in at least $268.2 million from his other golf courses. His income from his course in New Jersey slightly decreased from the $20.6 million reported past year.

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  • Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire
Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited with people affected by the fire Friday at a makeshift gathering place to counsel friends and relatives. The cladding - installed on the tower in a recent renovation - has come under scrutiny, with experts saying a more fire resistant type could have been used.

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  • United Kingdom said to accept European Union call that Brexit talks focus on split
United Kingdom said to accept European Union call that Brexit talks focus on split

London and Brussels will barely have 15 months to complete the negotiations if enough time is to be left for all sides, parliaments and institutions to endorse any agreement. The Brexit negotiator asked London not to "waste time" and explained that it will take "several months to draw out the conditions of an orderly withdrawal, with hard and se...

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  • European Union raises pressure on United Kingdom, demands clarity ahead of Brexit talks
European Union raises pressure on United Kingdom, demands clarity ahead of Brexit talks

In a hint at a softer approach, Mr Davis said on Monday "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. "The first bit of it - Brussels want to do the so-called divorce proceedings first - the first bit of that includes European citizens in the UK".

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  • Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over 'fragile' DUP deal
Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over 'fragile' DUP deal

The Prime Minister is to hold talks with political leaders from Northern Ireland in a bid to allay fears the anticipated parliamentary deal with the Democratic Unionists will undermine the peace process. The loss of her majority meant May has been reaching out to the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her Conservative party ...

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  • Amazon Buying Whole Foods? What Small Businesses Can Learn
Amazon Buying Whole Foods? What Small Businesses Can Learn

It's also been testing automation technology at a Seattle convenience store that's now open only to Amazon employees . Amazon has already ventured into the food market with Amazon Fresh , an online grocery delivery service; but with the purchase of Whole Foods , it now has an in with high-end customers in prime locations.

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  • Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are
Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are "very positive"

Figures in the Conservative party have also said their manifesto will have to be changed, due to not receiving a majority in the election. That business includes Brexit talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union, which will start in Brussels on Monday despite the two-day delay to the Queen's Speech.

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  • At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict
At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

The judge had instructed the panel to keep deliberating after it reported Thursday it was deadlocked on the charges against the comedian. But the 12-member jury informed the court after almost 30 hours of deliberations that they were still unable to reach a unanimous decision.

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  • Malaysian air force jet loses contact
Malaysian air force jet loses contact

Police personnel together with villagers searching for the RMAF Hawk fighter jet believed to be crashed at Kampung Ibok area. A Malaysian air force plane has gone missing near the Pahang-Terengganu border after it lost contact with the air base around 11:30 am local time, the Royal Malaysia Air Force said on Thursday.

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  • Donald Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction Of Justice & 'Possible Financial Crimes'!
Donald Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction Of Justice & 'Possible Financial Crimes'!

The Trump administration and its allies are firing back at the torrent of leaks surrounding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, suggesting the anonymous sources tied to these reports can not be trusted - while calling into question the Mueller team's neutrality.

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