• Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel
Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel

I've broken down each of the three prongs below. A slight majority, 51 percent, said they watched all of Comey's June 8 testimony in the US Senate Intelligence Committee. "These headlines don't really concern me, although they are attention-grabbers", said Shepherd, a 40-year-old Republican. Comey said at the Senate hearing that he had an assoc...

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  • A New Lawsuit Claims Trump Illegally Destroyed Presidential Records
A New Lawsuit Claims Trump Illegally Destroyed Presidential Records

First Lady Melania Trump has hired a new chief usher to oversee the White House residence staff, bringing in a high-level employee from the Trump Organization's Washington hotel to fill the slot. Several executives complimented Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to Trump, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a sen...

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  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Will Investigate President Trump
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Will Investigate President Trump

Until recently the investigation was focused exclusively on Russia's meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the recently retired de...

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  • Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK let go!'
Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK let go!'

Steven Stockdale told The Post-Star of Glens Falls that "human error" on the part of the teen caused her to slip out of the two-person gondola, which traverses the popular summertime tourist attraction located in Queensbury, 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of Albany.

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  • US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen
US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen

Rodman had told reporters before arriving in Pyongyang that the issue of Americans detained by North Korea is "not my goal right now". However, nothing should be read into this coincidence, given the timeline of theTrump administration's own prior initiatives leading to the release .

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  • Israeli Policewoman Fatally Stabbed in Jerusalem
Israeli Policewoman Fatally Stabbed in Jerusalem

Major General Yoav Mordechai - head of COGAT, the Israeli defence ministry agency responsible for civilian affairs in the Palestinian territories - said the 250,000 family visit permits were cancelled in response to "encouragement to terrorism" by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fateh movement.

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  • Shark sightings terrify tourists on Spanish island
Shark sightings terrify tourists on Spanish island

The beach was quickly evacuated, and the shark was later brought to shore by three lifeguards before putting it down. The Palma Aquarium experts were forced to put the shark down, local newspaper El Diario de Mallorca reported. A blue shark was said to have attacked a swimmer near a popular holiday beach in Ibiza in May. Although blue sharks ...

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  • Turkish Delegation Arrives in Qatar for Military Cooperation
Turkish Delegation Arrives in Qatar for Military Cooperation

On June 5, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with the country for allegedly supporting terrorism in the region. They cut ties a week ago, accusing Qatar of backing Islamists and Iran , something Doha strongly denies. "Nevertheless, in order to placate Saudi Arabia, Pakistan offered to use its ...

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"Explicit" show at South African prison ignites scandal

It involved external stakeholders, where part of the programme included entertainment. The management of the event should have never allowed, and should have immediately halted, this type of explicit entertainment, as pronounced by our policies.

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  • Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day
Hundreds Detained Across Russia for Protesting Corruption on Russia Day

RUSSIA'S opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested yesterday before he could join thousands of demonstrators protesting against president Vladimir Putin . "It's been unchanged for the last 17 years". The 41-year-old activist has been an outspoken critic of what he says is a corrupt regime led by Putin and his allies - in particular Prime M...

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  • Sinn Fein to meet Theresa May over DUP deal concerns
Sinn Fein to meet Theresa May over DUP deal concerns

Sky sources say a deal was unlikely to be unveiled today, given the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower in west London . The DUP leader believes there is "a very good chance" of devolution being restored at Stormont . We've set out very clearly the fact that her government is in default of the Good Friday Agreement and successor agreements. His ...

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  • Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution
Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution

Trump did not fully divest from his global business empire after being elected president, instead retaining ownership and handing over control to his two adult sons to run the day to day operations. Both attorney generals allege with his business ties still intact President Trump gives off the illusion he's putting his personal business ahead ...

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  • Qatar says Gulf crisis puts $2 bn in contracts at risk
Qatar says Gulf crisis puts $2 bn in contracts at risk

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu late Friday held talks with Saudi King Salman in Mecca aimed at easing the crisis over the diplomatic and economic isolation of Ankara's ally Qatar . Turkey and Qatar had previously signed a joint defense agreement, and Turkish authorities have been in the process of setting up a military base in the Gulf countr...

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  • Trump congratulates newly-elevated Saudi Arabian crown prince
Trump congratulates newly-elevated Saudi Arabian crown prince

This family tree of the kingdom's royal family shows that the latest development marks a generational shift in the kingdom's dynasty. Prince Mohammed is now defence minister, giving him command of one of the world's biggest arms budgets and making him ultimately responsible for Saudi Arabia's military adventure in Yemen.

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  • Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5
Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5

McCarthy's attorney, Jonathan Shapiro , said after the verdict that "there is no justice for Bella Bond ", and said there would be an appeal. "Any lost life is heartbreaking and tragic, but any time someone so young and so innocent is lost, it magnifies the pain and the sorrow to bad proportions", Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley said....

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  • Spicer: Depp's Assassination Joke And NYC Julius Caesar Play Are 'Troubling'
Spicer: Depp's Assassination Joke And NYC Julius Caesar Play Are 'Troubling'

After receiving backlash, Depp said he had made the joke in bad taste. "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" "I think he needs help". Johnny Depp has been vocal about his disapproval of the current United States presidential administration. "However, it has been a while and maybe it is time".

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  • Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling
Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling

President Donald Trump is accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama , of having " colluded or obstructed " in the election by not acting on Russia's meddling. The intelligence agencies said in January they had concluded that Moscow tried to tilt the election in Trump's favour, including by hacking into senior Democrats' emails and leaking ...

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  • Erdogan dismisses pledges over weapons for Kurds in Syria
Erdogan dismisses pledges over weapons for Kurds in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump made a decision to arm the YPG fighters, who form a main part of the U.S. -backed force fighting Islamic State inside Raqqa, despite protests from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Ankara and a direct appeal from Erdogan at a White House meeting last month.

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  • Crystal Palace set to announce new manager
Crystal Palace set to announce new manager

Palace, whose owners are American, has been without a manager since Sam Allardyce quit last month. "We need evolution over time". "Managing a Premier League team is a desire of every manager". That came at the start of the new era - labeled the "Velvet Revolution" - when Ajax stopped buying expensive foreign players and started to promote y...

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  • Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban
Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

Thomas criticized the decision to keep the injunctions in place for what he called "an unidentified, unnamed group of foreign nationals overseas", saying it places a burden on officials to determine who has a " bona fide relationship " with a person or organization in the U.S.

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  • North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases a puzzling statement on the death of Otto Warmbier

Katherine Dettwyler, who teaches anthropology, criticized Warmbier on social media and in the comments section of an article published on the National Review website. "Is it wrong of me to think that Otto Warmbier got exactly what he deserved", read Dettwyler's deleted post, according to the News Journal. The unnamed North Korean spokespers...

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  • Gatland hopes players stake claims in Hurricanes clash
Gatland hopes players stake claims in Hurricanes clash

Lions coach Gatland faces a pivotal week in which his side must beat New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday in order to keep their hopes of a Test series victory alive. This is not the first time Gatland has complained about New Zealand's tactics. With the Lions outsmarted at their own game, and losing the crucial forward battle, Hansen r...

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  • Liberal MP: 'same-sex marriage could happen sooner than you think'
Liberal MP: 'same-sex marriage could happen sooner than you think'

What got most people heckled was Christopher Pyne's boasting about the early introduction of same-sex marriage. "I spoke to a group of supporters - generally - of marriage equality on Friday night, and told them what I've said many times before in the media, which is to have hope that there will be marriage equality in Australia, that it will com...

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  • Why Were LGBT Jewish Pride Flags Banned at Chicago's Pride Parade?
Why Were LGBT Jewish Pride Flags Banned at Chicago's Pride Parade?

However, the Dyke March Collective also ejected three people carrying Jewish Pride flags (a rainbow flag with a Star of David in the center). Laurel Grauer, another marcher, claimed to have carried her Jewish Pride flag for a decade, and only faced censorship this year.

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  • Assad decamps from Syrian capital for holiday prayers
Assad decamps from Syrian capital for holiday prayers

The Syrian government typically releases detainees ahead of Eid, the celebration at the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Since the war began in 2011, it has killed hundreds of thousands, driven millions more from their homes, sparked a global refugee crisis and drawn in regional and world powers.

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  • Rulings Socialists projected to win Albania elections
Rulings Socialists projected to win Albania elections

Opinion polls give Rama a double-digit lead over Basha, but it is not clear whether the outgoing premier could, for his second term, garner enough support to win an outright majority in the 140-seat parliament. While national statistics showed the economy grew 3.46% past year, up from 1.0% in 2013, Albanians said they were yet to feel the benefit. ...

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  • Nitish made 'mistake' by supporting Kovind for President: Lalu
Nitish made 'mistake' by supporting Kovind for President: Lalu

Kovind will start his campaign from Lucknow from Sunday. He further said that by fielding Kovind as their Presidential candidate, the BJP has proved that it is committed to give respect to all the section of the society. But Kumar stuck to his stand, saying the Presidential elections should not become an issue of confrontation. During her lif...

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  • Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care
Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. So Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can afford to lose two members of his caucus but no more and still have the bill pass.

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  • Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for Healthcare Bill
Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for Healthcare Bill

Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday that she has extreme reservations about the Senate health-care bill. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is facing a daunting task. Under the current draft, Medicaid would be phased out under the bill beginning in 2021, with gradual reductions until 2024 in the amount of federal O...

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  • Modi meeting start of a great friendship: Shalabh Kumar
Modi meeting start of a great friendship: Shalabh Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India has now emerged as a business-friendly destination, more so with the upcoming implementation of landmark GST beginning next month, while asking CEOs of top USA companies to invest in the country.

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  • MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No
MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No

The third round begins at 1 p.m. They took Joe Mauer in 2001 the only other time they held the No. 1 pick. Then, there's the 2013 Draft, which featured 2016 National League MVP Bryant as the No. 1 overall spot by the Twins, he was considered an elite prospect by many analysts. What a day it is for Southern California high school baseball.

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  • Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis
Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

The attack on Sunday was the first missile launch by Iran outside its own territory in 30 years, since the Iran-Iraq war which ran from 1980 to 88, media in the Islamic republic reported . The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which accused Saudi Arabia of involvement in the attacks, had also vowed to avenge the attacks. "Those who have don...

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  • Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one
Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one

It, however, acknowledged that the Emergency, imposed on this day in 1975, "was a mistake" and said lessons have been learned. The good news for bilateral ties has been that the Obama-era rapprochement paid dividends in the sense that a lot of U.S.

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  • Militants kill 5 civilians as war rages in S. Philippines
Militants kill 5 civilians as war rages in S. Philippines

Cayetano said the Islamic State was looking for new areas for their caliphate because if they lose the war in Iraq and Syria, they will need another base. Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra fought back tears as he thanked troops, police and volunteers in the crisis that has turned parts of the previously tranquil lakeside city of more than 200,000 peo...

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  • Portugal fires: Plane crashes while fighting deadly blazes
Portugal fires: Plane crashes while fighting deadly blazes

Press reports suggested Portugal's fire plan had not been revised for four years and that the intense heat might have made some communication antennae malfunction. He said one fire further north in the village of Gois was very worrying and several residents were evacuated as a precaution. There, about 1,100 firefighters supported by 11 water-drop...

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