• Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation
Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

In another sign of the gravity of the situation, Trump's legal team blitzed Sunday talk shows to contradict the President's tweet Friday where he said he is already under investigation . Republicans say they are turning down offers to work for a chief executive whose volatile temperament makes them nervous, and are asking headhunters if thei...

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  • Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79
Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

Condoling the incident earlier, Londor Mayor Sadiq Khan said, "The bad news, I'm afraid, is lots of people died in the fire". "And our priority is to bring out those who are still in there". "I've heard stories of heroism, from Christians, from Muslims and from others, looking after their brothers and sisters, their neighbours and doing the job...

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  • Trump not included in Russia probe: lawyer
Trump not included in Russia probe: lawyer

With leaks about the expanding investigation being spoon-fed to anti-Trump media and with Mueller's hiring spree including Democratic donors, the president has reason to suspect he's being set up for a fall. "I would give him the chance to see if he could do that because if there's nothing there, he's not going to find anything anyway", Carson ...

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  • Rubio says best to let Russia probe proceed
Rubio says best to let Russia probe proceed

During an appearance on " Fox News Sunday ", Sekulow said the president has not been directly notified that he is under investigation before seeming to indicate that Trump is a target of a probe stemming from Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election.

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  • Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

However, some of the wildfires are still racing through inaccessible parts of hill ranges about 150 kilometers northeast of Lisbon. At their height, 156 forest fires drew almost 1,700 firefighters to try to contain them. The Georgian Foreign Ministry has released a statement expressing its condolences regarding a catastrophic forest fire in Portu...

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  • US Responds to Russian Warning in Syria
US Responds to Russian Warning in Syria

The Russian defence ministry went on to say in a statement that all aircraft belonging to the US -led coalition operating west of the Euphrates "will be tracked by the Russian (surface-to-air missile) systems as targets". "This strike can be regarded as another act of defiance of global law by the United States", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister...

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  • Mike Pence Hired a Personal Lawyer to Handle the Russia Investigation
Mike Pence Hired a Personal Lawyer to Handle the Russia Investigation

Christopher Ruddy, a friend of Trump's, made headlines earlier this week when he said during a PBS interview that he believed Trump was considering firing Mueller. And aides to Pence, who was running the transition team, said the vice president was never informed of Flynn's overseas work with Turkey, either. Today, Americans face a dual threat from...

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  • Bill stops tax credits for those in USA illegally
Bill stops tax credits for those in USA illegally

The process has invited ire from The New York Times editorial board, which wrote on Tuesday that Republican senators were working on a bill that could take away insurance from millions of people - all while refusing to subject the bill to public scrutiny.

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  • Gun debate under Trump tested by congressman's shooting
Gun debate under Trump tested by congressman's shooting

Many gun control groups spent the immediate aftermath of the shooting privately contemplating their strategy. He says Mr McAuliffe was using the shooting to "advance his own political agenda". All three MI congressmen justly credited Scalise's Capitol Police security detail, whose members engaged Hodgkinson nearly immediately, with saving thei...

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  • Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., GBI says
Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., GBI says

Row is from Lewisburg, TN, which is about 20 miles away from Shelbyville, which itself is about 290 miles away from Putnam County, Georgia , where the suspects escaped . 'They wrestled with the man and took control of him, ' said Bedford County Sheriff Austin Swing. Some police cars followed them while others stayed back blocking the highway.

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  • Escaped inmates now believed to be traveling in stolen truck
Escaped inmates now believed to be traveling in stolen truck

The inmates are considered to be armed and extremely risky. If you spot the auto, call 911 immediately. "I saw two brutally murdered corrections officers, that's what I saw", he said. "They murdered two correctional officers", said Sills. Dubose weighs 140 pounds and has tattoos on his face and neck. Both men are said to be highly risky.

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  • Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79
Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79

Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. The block, which housed some 600 people in about 120 apartments, is in a low-rent housing estate next to one of the most affluent areas of Britain .

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  • Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

After Trump and first lady Melania Trump escorted Varela and his wife, Lorena Castillo , to the Oval Office , the president quickly noted their historic ties. The U.S. oversaw the canal's operations until the end of 1999, when it turned over control to Panama. "Yeah, 100 years ago", he shot back, as Trump continued to talk over him.

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  • Mali security minister: 4 jihadis killed in resort attack
Mali security minister: 4 jihadis killed in resort attack

Meanwhile, the Minister of security of the country Salif Traore has said that the attack killed at least two people. Traore confirmed it was a jihadist attack, which comes two years after a similar attack was conducted on a popular luxury hotel in Bamako .

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  • Crude oil in need of miracle - OPEC unable to stem decline
Crude oil in need of miracle - OPEC unable to stem decline

The last time non-OPEC supply growth exceeded the increase in demand was 2014, when oil prices slumped 46 percent. We would be closely monitoring production developments in Libya as it would be a major influencing factor the oil price.

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  • Democrats scent victory in safe Republican seat of Georgia
Democrats scent victory in safe Republican seat of Georgia

But despite Ossoff's financial advantage - the showdown is the most expensive House race in history - Democrats remain on edge. The seat opened in February when Price resigned to become Trump's health and human service secretary. Winning in this once-safe GOP district would follow House special election victories this year in GOP-held districts...

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  • Weapons found after shots fired in oil field: Saudi
Weapons found after shots fired in oil field: Saudi

Aghababaie said "even if the boats had entered Saudi waters, the coastguard were not authorised to open fire". "It is clear this was meant to be a terrorist act in Saudi territorial waters created to cause severe damage to people and property", the ministry said.

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  • 79 now presumed to have died in London fire
79 now presumed to have died in London fire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said five people had been formally identified and the rest were "sadly" missing presumed dead. The death toll might continue to climb, authorities cautioned, because search operations are ongoing in the remains of the charred, gutted building.

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  • Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'
Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'

Sekulow joined Trump's personal legal team, which includes Marc Kasowitz, Trump's go-to lawyer for years on both personal and business matters; Mark Bowe, who works with Kasowitz; and newly hired John Dowd, a well-known DC-based attorney. During the interview, Carson stated that special prosecutor Robert Mueller has to be given "a chance" to cond...

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  • Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery
Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery

The anticipated arrangement has forced the UK Government to reject suggestions its commitment to act with impartiality in Northern Ireland - as set out in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement - will be fatally undermined by any pact with the DUP .

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  • 79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire
79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire

She added: "There are people in there, obviously, who have been subject to a very intense fire, and that will make some of the identification very hard, which is why it's even more important that we make sure we do this in a measured, careful and very well managed way".

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  • Korea is in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, doctors say
Korea is in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, doctors say

He had been on a tour of the reclusive country, his parents said. They described 22-year-old Otto Warmbier as in a state of "unresponsiveness wakefulness". Fred Warmbier echoed the message of U.S. officials, who have said Rodman played no role in the release . In the spring of 2016, Warmbier signed up for a trip to North Korea with the Yo...

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  • London Police Plead For Calm After Attack At Mosque
London Police Plead For Calm After Attack At Mosque

One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. "All the victims were from the Muslim community and we will be deploying extra police patrols to reassure the public, especially those observing Ramadan". The use of a vehicle to mow down pedestrians drew horrifying parallels with the London Bridge attack, when three men drove a van into p...

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  • Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet
Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

Later on Sunday evening, a Syrian Air Force plane, a Russian-made Su-22, dropped bombs near SDF fighters in Tabqah and, the coalition said, "in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of Coalition partnered forces, (the Syrian plane) was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet".

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  • Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing
Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

Trump's Friday morning tweet capped off 24 hours of comments on Twitter about the investigation, including several remarks about his opponent in the 2016 election. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation. Trump's decision to go after Rosenstein spark...

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  • Bollywood is incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan
Bollywood is incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan

And everyone lives in constant fear. While talking about how he felt after hearing about Sara's debut, Saif told DNA , "A little nervous". It should surprise nobody, least of all Saif Ali Khan , that Sara should want to be an actress.

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  • German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions
German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

The EU insists that phase one of talks will focus only on the terms of withdrawal, and not on a future trade relationship. Working groups were to take place later to focus on three key areas - the status of European Union citizens living in Britain and British citizens living in the European Union; the divorce bill for Britain; and the status...

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  • Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran
Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran

But Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said "we still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident". Five people launched an attack Wednesday on Iran's Parliament building as well as a shine in honor of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 17 people.

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  • Delay confirmed for post-election Queen's Speech
Delay confirmed for post-election Queen's Speech

In a highly unusual move, Theresa May was forced to push back the speech to Wednesday 21 June amid Tory disarray as they entered talks with Northern Ireland's DUP to gain their support for a minority Government. Earlier this week, DUP leader Arlene Foster met with the British Prime Minister to discuss a potential partnership. "It is Royal Asc...

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  • Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision
Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

Nippon Yusen Kaisha ( NYK ), the company that chartered the ACX Crystal , released three statements over the weekend regarding the container ship's collision with the USS Fitzgerald . The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald conducts tactical maneuvers with a ship from the Republic of Korea navy in March of 2013.

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  • Otto Warmbier in state of 'unresponsive wakefulness,' doctors say
Otto Warmbier in state of 'unresponsive wakefulness,' doctors say

He was 22 years old. Warmbier's release comes at a time when Rodman may be trying to procure a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a four-day trip to the isolated country. Pyongyang has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the United States mainland. Fred Warmbier said the cou...

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  • Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal
Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

We could face years of stalling and stonewalling before the majority of people in Northern Ireland can get the changes they desire. Former Prime Minister John Major said he was concerned May's plan to govern with the support of the DUP could pitch the province back into turmoil by persuading "hard men" on both sides of the divide to return to...

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  • Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

But in a further political turnaround, 65% of the public now oppose Theresa May's stance of "no deal on Brexit being better than a bad deal" for Britain - about the same chunk who are giving their backing to Mr Hammond instead. However, the shock result and loss of a Conservative majority has reopened the debate over what sort of Brexit ...

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  • Indonesian police: 4 foreign inmates escape from Bali prison
Indonesian police: 4 foreign inmates escape from Bali prison

Earlier in the month of May, about 200 prisoners broke out of an overcrowded jail on Sumatra island in May after being let out of cells for Friday prayers. He said police believed the men were still in Bali and not far from the prison. Authorities found a hold behind a clinic. In May, 447 inmates escaped from the Sialang Bungkuk Prison in P...

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  • Four inmates tunnel out of Bali prison
Four inmates tunnel out of Bali prison

Shaun was sentenced to one year in jail back in September last year for using a fraudulent travel document. After his sentencing at Denpasar Court a year ago, Davidson told AAP how he spent his first few weeks in custody crammed into a small cell with 20 other people.

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