• Trump Hammers Obstruction Probe: Rosenstein 'Told Me' to Fire Comey
Trump Hammers Obstruction Probe: Rosenstein 'Told Me' to Fire Comey

Comey also suggested another factor in his termination was his declining to lift what Trump, during private phone conversations, described as the "cloud" of the Russian Federation probe hanging over his presidency that was making it hard for him to govern.

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  • Trump Attacks Ossoff in Georgia Special Election Closing Argument
Trump Attacks Ossoff in Georgia Special Election Closing Argument

Early results gave Republican Karen Handel a narrow lead over Democrat Jon Ossoff in the suburban Atlanta race, but the lead has switched back and forth several times as results come in. "The campaign has built a coalition of Democrats, independents and Republicans who want to send some fresh leadership to Washington, who want to focus on r...

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  • Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt
Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 he believed Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , that was part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Public funeral planned for US student freed from North Korea
Public funeral planned for US student freed from North Korea

The news of Warmbier's death reminded George Hunziker, 59, of his younger brother Evan's imprisonment in North Korea after being charged with spying in 1996. "That should never ever be allowed to happen", Trump said in the Oval Office. But US doctors said they found no evidence of the illness. "When Otto was first taken, we were advised by the ...

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  • Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat
Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

Coalition forces are using the Al-Tanaf base by Syria's borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against IS. The Guard said it fired six missiles in total from Kermanshah and also from Iran's Kurdistan province into Syria's Deir el-Zour province, where IS has been trying to fortify its positions in the f...

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  • Queen, Prince Visit Volunteers Helping with London Fire Aftermath
Queen, Prince Visit Volunteers Helping with London Fire Aftermath

She said in her message on Saturday: " Today is traditionally a day of celebration ". Some 19 patients are still being treated in hospital, of whom 10 are in a critical condition, the National Health Service said Saturday. May has announced a judge-led inquiry into what happened, and on Friday promised £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euros)...

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  • Pak Consulate General officials missing in Afghanistan
Pak Consulate General officials missing in Afghanistan

The Foreign Office refrained from guessing-game as to who may be behind the disappearances but historically various Afghanistan-based groups have targeted diplomats in the past as well. According to a press statement issued by the ministry, two officials from Pakistan's Consulate General in Jalalabad have been missing since Friday.

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  • Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement
Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement

Asked to clarify a remark he made after Monday's opening of talks about not making concessions to Britain, he played it down as a statement of the obvious not to concede arguments at the outset and all the more so because his meeting with Britain's David Davis in Brussels did not launch talks on substance.

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  • Record 65.6M people forcibly displaced worldwide
Record 65.6M people forcibly displaced worldwide

Bamba made the announcement in Lagos at an event jointly organised by UNHCR , the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons and other organisations to mark this Year's World Refugees Day . The refugee agency estimated that at least 10 million people around the world were without a nationality or at risk of stat...

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  • Two Separate Rewards Try To Attract Information On Zhang Disappearance
Two Separate Rewards Try To Attract Information On Zhang Disappearance

The reward is the largest in Champaign County Crime Stoppers' 31-year history. News reported that student Yingying Zhang, from southeast China, was last seen on June 9 before she was scheduled to sign a lease for a new apartment. According to the Xinhua news agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has offered a second reward of 10,000 dol...

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  • 'Truly awful thing' happened to American released by N
'Truly awful thing' happened to American released by N

Fred Warmbier (WORM'-bir) told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday that his son, Otto, was "terrorized and brutalized" during his 17-month detention and has been in a coma for more than a year. Dr. Jordan Bonomo said Warmbier, 22, has "no fractures to the bone and has minor blemishes on his skin". He credited tough negotiations from the curren...

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  • Parents of Michael Brown settle Ferguson lawsuit, court docs say
Parents of Michael Brown settle Ferguson lawsuit, court docs say

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III and attorneys for Browns' parents declined to comment on the settlement, according to the Associated Press . Brown had his hands up, but both federal and state prosecutors questioned that narrative and determined that there was not enough evidence to charge Mr.

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  • US Shoots Down Drone Close to Iraqi-Syrian Border
US Shoots Down Drone Close to Iraqi-Syrian Border

F/A18E Super Hornet . "As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased", the Department of Defence said here in a statement. officers monitoring the war from an operations center at a base in Qatar and their Russian counterparts operating in Syria. Despite more than 25 years of ...

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  • Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone
Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

The drone , a Shaheed-129, was hit by an F-15E Strike Eagle after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the us military said in a statement . The drone shot down on June 20 was "just outside" the deconfliction zone, according to US officials who spoke to CNN . Australia's protective measure of suspending its activit...

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  • UK's Hammond says challenge to avoid
UK's Hammond says challenge to avoid "cliff-edge" Brexit

He stressed the need to maintain the "critical mass" in the City of London and warned that, if banks and financial services firms are "fragmented" across the European Union, it will lead to "poorer quality, higher priced products for everyone concerned".

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  • Macron's Party Wins Clear Parliamentary Majority
Macron's Party Wins Clear Parliamentary Majority

The Republicans and their allies fared better than the Socialists, hanging on to 131 seats, down from over 200 in the last parliament, and remain the main opposition party. "Through their vote, a wide majority of the French have chosen hope over anger", said Prime Minister Edouard Philippe , reiterating his "total" determination to work on major...

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  • Teen Cadets Led Police Chases in Stolen Cruisers — LAPD
Teen Cadets Led Police Chases in Stolen Cruisers — LAPD

Marathon and Dodgers games. The cadets , whose identities were withheld due to their age, were arrested Wednesday night after two of the pursuits ended in crashes in South L.A., Beck said during a news conference Thursday afternoon. "The second pursuit ended when the pursuit vehicle collided with a non-involved motorist", Beck said. "We ha...

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  • Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'
Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'

Doctors are expected to offer further details of Otto's medical condition during a news conference later Thursday afternoon. Physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said that Warmbier had suffered extensive brain damage , which is consistent with a cardiopulmonary event; not a head injury.

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  • Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware
Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware

The Israeli firm that created Pegasus says it only sells the cyber tool to governments, who are contractually obligated to exclusively use it on terrorists, drug cartels, or other criminal groups, according to The New York Times . Those claiming to be targeted by the software included Carmen Aristegui , a journalist who in 2014 helped reveal that...

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  • 1st Afghanistan-India air corridor inaugurated
1st Afghanistan-India air corridor inaugurated

The first-ever Afghanistan-India air cargo route was inaugurated here, with the first flight leaving for India on Monday. Trade between two countries improves mutual relations and creates linkages between their business communities. In addition, Mujadedi also said that the first India-bound flight on 19 June included 60 tonnes of natural plants...

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  • A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started
A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

Five major United Kingdom business bodies have come together to call for continued access to the European single market until a final Brexit deal is made with the EU. While Barnier insists on the "sequencing" of talks, so that trade negotiations can not start until probably January, finding a way to avoid a "hard" customs border for troubled No...

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  • Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria
Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

Islamic State issued a statement claiming responsibility for the Tehran attack. Areas of northern Syria west of the Euphrates were controlled by ISIS before Syrian government forces captured majority in recent months. Iran has described the attackers as being "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam p...

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  • 4 more Los Angeles youth police cadets arrested in scandal
4 more Los Angeles youth police cadets arrested in scandal

Beck, speaking at a Tuesday Police Commission meeting, said the cadets pulled over at least one, possibly two motorists, while they had the police cars. The chief said he "was not sure" how long the cars had been missing, but one of them may have been gone for two weeks. The vehicles were taken from 77th Street Division Station and the Central ...

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  • Russian jet came within five feet of U.S. plane
Russian jet came within five feet of U.S. plane

According to the FOXNews, since June 2, over 35 so-called interactions between American and Russian military aircraft and warships have been recorded in the Baltic Sea region . The U.S. and Russian militaries have had several altercations off the Russian coast in global airspace and waters in the last few years, although none has spiraled into...

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  • Natural disaster strikes Rose Hill Monday night
Natural disaster strikes Rose Hill Monday night

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office reported multiple calls about the minor quake, the Chronicle reported. There are no reports of any damage. A magnitude 3.0 quake in South Augusta has been felt and heard across the area. The ground shook in Augusta just before noon Tuesday, during what has so far been Georgia's largest natural disaster this ...

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  • Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested ahead of protests
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested ahead of protests

A rally in Novosibirsk, Russia's third-largest city that's nearly 3,000 kilometres east of the capital, brought out about 5,000 people, local organiser Sergey Boyko said on Navalny's YouTube broadcast. Russian news media reported an estimated 5,000 people turned out in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, the largest crowds since demonstrations in 1...

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  • This Tory stronghold voted Labour for the first time in 100 years
This Tory stronghold voted Labour for the first time in 100 years

This would result in Labour winning the most seats in a general election . They commissioned our journalists to cover the stories they are directly affected by and answer the questions they pose. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn confirmed Ms Abbott, one of his closest allies, had been reappointed as shadow home secretary after she was briefly replace...

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  • Osorio insists Mexico can overcome New Zealand spirit
Osorio insists Mexico can overcome New Zealand spirit

Osorio was speaking on Tuesday in prematch press conference ahead of Wednesday's Group A match against New Zealand in the Confederations Cup. Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio reaped enormous benefit from a friendly match past year against New Zealand , getting game action against Wednesday's Confederations Cup opponent without even knowing th...

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  • Trump not under investigation in Russian Federation probe: Lawyer
Trump not under investigation in Russian Federation probe: Lawyer

Sekulow noted that " Fox News Sunday " host Chris Wallace had pushed him hard on whether Trump is under investigation, "and his first question is have you been notified of an investigation, and the answer, as I said, is no". In other words, it's going to take more than a couple of memos from James Comey to get Mueller to look seriously at Tru...

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  • The end of austerity? Chancellor says public are 'weary' of cutbacks
The end of austerity? Chancellor says public are 'weary' of cutbacks

We have other proposals that we will now have to look at again in the light of the General Election result and in the new parliament. "We didn't see much of you", Marr remarked. The Chancellor insisted there must be transitional arrangements to avoid a "cliff edge", and he indicated temporary measures could be in place for a couple of years bef...

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  • Despite tweet, lawyer says Trump not being probed
Despite tweet, lawyer says Trump not being probed

A source told Reuters that Mueller was also examining whether Trump or others tried to interfere with the investigation. A White House official said the senior aide and son-in-law to President Donald Trump will arrive on Wednesday for meetings in Jerusalem and Ramallah.

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  • VP Pence hires personal lawyer to respond to Russian Federation probe: aide
VP Pence hires personal lawyer to respond to Russian Federation probe: aide

News has confirmed Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible obstruction of justice tied to President Trump . "I think he's looking for information that would bolster the case that Comey made publicly and in his memos - that he believed Trump had directed him to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn , who was Preside...

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  • Russian jet 'came within several feet' of US plane
Russian jet 'came within several feet' of US plane

An armed Russian jet came within five feet of a USA reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the U. But Russia disputes the American account, saying the USA plane made a "provocative" move towards their jet.

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  • Trump calls reports of obstruction probe a 'witch hunt'
Trump calls reports of obstruction probe a 'witch hunt'

US President Donald Trump lashes out at Hillary Clinton and the media following reports he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice . Rosenstein told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday that Mueller would have "the full degree of independence that he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately" and that...

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  • Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?
Is Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

Sekulow also spoke to Jake Tapper on CNN's " State of the Union " and Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday ". Senator Marco Rubio said Sunday that he does not expect Mr Trump to seek to fire them. Jared Kushner has been represented on business matters and other issues by Jamie Gorelick . It's unclear where that process stands. Among the ...

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