• Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe
Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe

Trump criticized an unnamed "man who told me to fire ..." Special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional panels are investigating the Russian Federation issue, which has cast a shadow over the early months of Trump's presidency.

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  • Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'
Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. Scalise's doctors said Friday they were growing increasingly confident and optimistic about his condition, though more operations would be required and it was unclear how long he would be hospitalized.

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  • President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation with tweet
President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation with tweet

Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key people within the administration including Attorney General Jeff Sessions , Rosenstein and possibly Trump, the source told Reuters.The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, ...

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

A luxury resort popular with Westerners near Mali's capital city of Bamako was under attack Sunday, the US State Department said. Malian government officials said about 30 people managed to escape. The landlocked west African country has been fighting a jihadist insurgency for several years, with Islamist fighters roaming the north and centre of ...

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  • Cladding used in London's Grenfell Tower is 'banned in Britain'
Cladding used in London's Grenfell Tower is 'banned in Britain'

Obviously that will be a subject that the inquiry will look at. Earlier, writing in the Observer , Mr Khan had suggested that high-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the fire, which he said may well be the "defining outcome of this tragedy".

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  • Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings
Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

Officials familiar with the matter describe friction on the Justice Department's fourth and fifth floors, home to the suite of offices belonging to the deputy attorney general and the attorney general, respectively, in part because of Rosenstein's handling of the Russian Federation matter.

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  • Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations Monday
Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations Monday

May's office issued a statement saying she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" but made no mention of the talks with the DUP. The former prime minister Sir John Major has suggested it will be hard for the government to act as an honest broker in talks to restore the power-sharing agreement in Belfast if it enters into a deal with the...

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  • London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block
London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

The latest figure included the previously released number of 30 deaths in the catastrophe in North Kensington early Wednesday. May herself had come in for a barrage of criticism for failing to visit residents and her response to the disaster.

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  • London protesters demand answers over fire tragedy
London protesters demand answers over fire tragedy

If at least 58 deaths are confirmed, the blaze would be London's deadliest since World War II. On Friday angry protesters chanting "We want justice" stormed their way into the Kensington and Chelsea town hall to try to confront the leaders of the local council.

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  • Nurse wounded in shooting at Florida hospital; 1 arrested
Nurse wounded in shooting at Florida hospital; 1 arrested

The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident began Saturday afternoon, when troopers found Jason Ronald Gicnac, 38, of Summerfield on I-75, where pedestrians are not allowed. Gignac is facing three counts of battery on a law enforcement officer and charges of resisting arrest. The three officers involved in the struggle received minor injuries an...

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  • Doctors Upgrade Rep. Scalise's Condition To 'Serious'
Doctors Upgrade Rep. Scalise's Condition To 'Serious'

The shooting by a gunman at a GOP baseball practice injured several. Scalise's security detail and other police officers shot and killed the assailant, James Hodgkinson of IL, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media.

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  • UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit
UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

Why the secrecy as the world's media would have seen them arrive at Downing Street so why didn't they leave the way they had come? 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.

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  • Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5
Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

Congressional aide Zack Barth , Tysons Food lobbyist Matt Mika and Capitol Police Officer David Bailey were also shot in the attack, but have since been released from the hospital. Both the Democratic and Republican teams will sport Louisiana State University (LSU) apparel in support of Scalise, a representative for Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Ka...

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  • Nikki Haley supports Trump's decision to pull out of Paris climate agreement
Nikki Haley supports Trump's decision to pull out of Paris climate agreement

I don't like to have to frame the decision in that way, because I believe our country has often been a leader in technological developments, and I don't want to see us lose that edge. The regulations were unattainable. "It was not possible to meet the goals had we attempted to", she said. McKibben changed his tune this past week, claiming that th...

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  • Trump's plan to end most individual travel to Cuba
Trump's plan to end most individual travel to Cuba

Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with the USA on topics of mutual interest. Trump said Friday that he would roll back parts of President Obama's executive order at the end of 2014 that opened the communist-ruled island to the United States.

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  • Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'
Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

Ms Foster said: "We've had some very good discussions". Cameron resigned from his post after the defeat in the Brexit as 52% of people voted for an exit from the European Union (EU). It is thought the PM will scrap plans to rethink the " triple lock ", which guarantees the state pension, as well as means tests for winter fuel payments - two pol...

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  • UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry
UK police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

On Saturday, Commander Dean Haydon of the Met's anti-terrorist command said: "Many witnesses we've spoken to have provided extremely helpful accounts of the attack but we are still missing pieces of the picture". One attacker killed 86 people in France when he plowed through a large crowd celebrating the national Bastille Day last July. Aft...

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  • Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'
Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'

Holders India were destroyed at the Kia Oval as Fakhar Zaman struck a clinical ton and fellow opener Azhar Ali and Hafeez weighed in with half-centuries in Pakistan's total of 338-4. Zaman's tactics meant Pakistan were not bogged down by the fall of a wicket, instead their scoring rate multiplied so much so that they crossed the 200-mark in...

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  • Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi
Russia's military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

However, Washington said it was uncertain about al-Baghdadi's death, while western and Iraqi experts doubted the Russian claim. Baghdadi had last released an audio message on November 3 a year ago, urging his followers to keep up the fight for Mosul as they defended the city against a major offensive that had begun weeks earlier.

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  • Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact
Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact

While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from Britain, May is so weakened that her own finance minister and the partners on whom she will rely for her majority, Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , are giving her public guidance.

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  • Otto Warmbier suffered brain damage in N Korea
Otto Warmbier suffered brain damage in N Korea

Doctors say he opens his eyes and blinks spontaneously, but that there is no indication that he understands language nor does he respond to verbal commands. But, without knowing what caused it, it will be hard for doctors to know for certain what his body has been through. "We did not find any evidence of that".

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  • Florida Man Fights Off 5 Shot-Gun Toting Robbers With Machete
Florida Man Fights Off 5 Shot-Gun Toting Robbers With Machete

The suspects were armed with a shotgun when they broke into the man's home in Sarasota on Friday morning, June 16th around 4:45 a.m. - near 22nd Street and Dodge Avenue. The victim even managed to hold one of the raiders until the police came after the ordeal in his Sarasota home. Sheriff's officials say four men wearing dark clothing were inside...

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  • Warship Collision: 7 missing US Navy sailors found dead
Warship Collision: 7 missing US Navy sailors found dead

Seven sailors were missing , and while the U.S. Navy hasn't yet made an official statement about the exact number of bodies , CNN reports a navy official saying seven bodies have now been found. Aerial images aired on Japanese television appeared to show the bow on its left side was dented but the vessel did not appear to have any major d...

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  • Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims
Theresa May tries to quell public anger, meets fire victims

The long-term consequences need to be addressed now, they said. Fire safety experts believe that cladding used on the building's exterior may have fuelled the blaze. Instead, the council's Head of Communications gave them a written response. The Government has also announced that a minute's silence will be held for the victims at 11am tomor...

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  • Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

These restrictions could prove porous as Americans and Cubans develop work-arounds. Once implemented Trump's policy is expected to curtail U.S.travel by creating a maze of rules for Americans to obey. The lengthy statement went on to strike a conciliatory tone, saying Cuba wants to continue negotiations with the USA on a variety of subjects. The ...

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  • Confederation Cup Report: Portugal 2 - 2 Mexico
Confederation Cup Report: Portugal 2 - 2 Mexico

Former Manchester United striker, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez however equalised for Mexico in the 42nd minute with a diving header. In Kazan hosted the second match of the eighth confederations Cup Portugal national team missed the victory over Mexico .

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  • UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire
UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Mrs May, who has since ordered more boots on the ground at the scene , is said to have "welled up" after hearing harrowing accounts from people caught up in the fire . She said she has ordered daily progress reports on housing for those affected, and vowed the public inquiry into the disaster will be "open and transparent".

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  • UK Conservatives and Democratic Unionists Have Broad Agreement
UK Conservatives and Democratic Unionists Have Broad Agreement

Ahead of the start of talks Michael Gove, agriculture and environment minster, said aligning with Arlene Foster's DUP was aimed at "strengthening" the UK. Ministers have already said that the Queen's Speech, scheduled for 19 June, may have to be delayed because of the ongoing talks. "We will go into speak with Sinn Féin again on Monday mornin...

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  • GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas
GOP senators to get glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) asked the committee's chairman, Sen. The Senate has rejected the House's initial offer in negotiations over a final version of Louisiana's budget. But he added, "I'm seeing more and more clarity, and a narrower and narrower focus, and a smaller and smaller difference in the caucus". At this point, Democrats are not expe...

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  • President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice
President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Also, it was Rosenstein who appointed Robert S. Mueller III as the special counsel to lead that investigation after Comey was sacked. "As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times , if there comes a point when he needs to recuse , he will".

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad' Russia investigators

Comey said it should be special counsel Robert Mueller's task to determine whether Trump had obstructed justice , and therefore, had opened himself up to possible impeachment proceedings, keeping the allegations on Russian Federation in mind.

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  • Mom says son survived hit to bunk in collision
Mom says son survived hit to bunk in collision

Japanese media said all seven of the sailors who had been reported missing were found dead. Navy divers found "a number of" bodies in the ship Sunday, a day after it returned to the 7th Fleet's home base in Yokosuka, Japan , with the help of tug boats.

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  • Grenfell Tower protesters storm Kensington town hall
Grenfell Tower protesters storm Kensington town hall

Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "Something awful has happened". On Saturday, NHS England said 19 people were being treated in hospital, with 10 in critical condition. The move came as the official response to the crisis drew fresh cond...

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  • Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims
Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims

Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add an insulation layer to ageing concrete and steel structures. The tower underwent refurbishment by construction firm, Rydon, in 2016, and it has since emerged that a cheaper, more flammable version of the exterior c...

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  • Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'
Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

The aluminum composite cladding that was used on the newly renovated 24-story Grenfell Tower was cheaper and more flammable than other fire-resistant versions, the Guardian reported . "It will go to establish the answers of what happened in the fire and how it spread; it will look at the building itself; it will look at the refurbishment as we...

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