• Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general
Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general

The power of the president to pardon himself, however, has not been as extensively tested. "The issue of pardons is not on the table". One of Trump's attorneys, Jay Sekulow , said the president has not discussed the issue of pardons with his outside legal team.

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  • Iranian Judiciary Chief Urges Release of Detained Citizens in US
Iranian Judiciary Chief Urges Release of Detained Citizens in US

The statement issued Friday by the White House said the United States is "redoubling efforts to bring home all Americans unjustly detained overseas", naming specifically Robert Levinson, an American former law enforcement officer, as well as businessman Siamak Namazi, 48, and his father, Baquer, both jailed on espionage charges.

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  • Serie A veteran Cassano retires and blames wife for Twitter mix-up
Serie A veteran Cassano retires and blames wife for Twitter mix-up

As headline writers began to construct their tributes, that same afternoon, Cassano declared that he'd had a change of heart and was now not going to retire, citing that he had just been joking earlier in the day. Cassano and his family live in Genoa , which is about 300km (186 miles) away from Verona. Wrong; the old stager is not actually bidding...

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  • China builds cinema on disputed island in South China Sea
China builds cinema on disputed island in South China Sea

Both Chinese fighter jets were armed with air-to-air missiles, according to the officials. "On July 23 EDT, two Chinese J-10 aircraft intercepted a U.S. On May 25, Washington slammed "unsafe and unprofessional" Chinese pilots after they flew 100 feet from one of the Navy's surveillance aircraft. Davis added that the incident was "uncharacte...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team
Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". Trump has also recently suggested that he's frustrated with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Robert Mueller, the special counsel overseeing the investigation into suspected election meddling by the Russians.

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  • 06 pm: Two People Killed In Incident At Alcester Facility
06 pm: Two People Killed In Incident At Alcester Facility

According to Tony Mangan , a spokesperson for the State Highway Patrol, the accident that happened outside the Alcester Care and Rehab Center was likely something that happened unintentionally. They were taken to various local hospitals. He added the car's speed, whether the driver had any relation to the facility or whether alcohol was a factor...

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  • Pope calls for
Pope calls for "moderation" after Jerusalem shrine violence

Security forces stand guard outside the Israeli embassy in the residential Rabiyeh neighbourhood of the Jordanian capital Amman following an "incident" on July 23, 2017 . "They (metal detectors) will remain". "Sovereignty over the blessed mosque is for us", Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a speech last week.

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  • Republican Mo Brooks Uses Scalise Shooting in Campaign Ad
Republican Mo Brooks Uses Scalise Shooting in Campaign Ad

The ad also refers to the shooter, Illinois Trump-hater James Hodgkinson, as a " Bernie Sanders supporter". The spot notes that Brooks, 63, gave his belt to be used as a tourniquet before faulting the "liberal media" for asking about gun control after yet another American rampage shooting.

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  • Trump polling strong in South Dakota
Trump polling strong in South Dakota

In the three key Rust Belt states that had not backed a Republican for president since the 1980s and largely gave him his victory in last year's election, Trump is hovering at just slightly above his national average, with 43 percent in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and 42 percent in MI.

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  • Story of survival: $50.5 million opening weekend for 'Dunkirk'
Story of survival: $50.5 million opening weekend for 'Dunkirk'

Sony's Spider-Man: Homecoming climbed to $22.3 million after pocketing almost $2.1 million in its third frame at 300, tumbling by 58 per cent. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets will round out this week's top five box office movies.

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  • Hillary Clinton is Always on Donald Trump's Mind
Hillary Clinton is Always on Donald Trump's Mind

President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President". That leaves Rubio and Paul. His incoming new director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Sunday said Trump is not thinking about pardoning anyone - his first major public contradiction of his boss since accepting the job on Frida...

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  • NY Times requests Fox News apology for 'malicious and inaccurate segment'
NY Times requests Fox News apology for 'malicious and inaccurate segment'

The New York Times told Politico in a statement: "We have asked the White House to clarify the tweet". The media deduced that Thomas was referring to a story published by the Times in 2015, in which they reported on a raid that killed Islamic State figure Abu Sayyaf and captured his wife, Umm Sayyaf.

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  • Duterte vows to continue war on drugs in Philippines
Duterte vows to continue war on drugs in Philippines

In his second annual report to the nation that lasted for around two hours, Mr. Duterte - who had run for the highest office in the land partly on the promise of a merciless war on narcotics and criminality - started his speech by discussing his deadly anti-drug campaign, which he said would remain "unremitting as it will be unrelenting " despite ...

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  • Outgoing Russian Ambassador to US Kislyak Hosts Farewell Party in Washington
Outgoing Russian Ambassador to US Kislyak Hosts Farewell Party in Washington

He said that Trump wonders "What are you guys suggesting?" Dianne Feinstein of California, also say they are negotiating with Trump Jr. and Manafort about possibly turning over documents. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation after acknowledging two previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak.

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  • China tests underwater robot in South China Sea
China tests underwater robot in South China Sea

China has built a cinema on a disputed island in the South China Sea , state media reported . It's the latest in a series of measures aimed at establishing a more concrete presence in the South China Sea, which China claims virtually in its entirety.

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  • USS Constitution returns to water
USS Constitution returns to water

The ship is expected to continue restoration work at a nearby pier before re-opening to the public in early September. The USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned naval vessel that's still seaworthy, is officially back in the water. HHC Detachment Boston ship restorer Bruce Comeau paints the laminated white oak hull planking black. The ship...

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  • Jeff Sessions had a totally bad week
Jeff Sessions had a totally bad week

Kushner was one of several people who during the campaign met with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information from the Russian government on Hillary Clinton , according to emails released by Donald Trump Jr . "I arrived at the meeting a little late". Moscow has denied any interference, and Trump says his campaign did not collude with Mosc...

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  • Duterte extends martial law in southern Philippines to crush Isis affiliated militants
Duterte extends martial law in southern Philippines to crush Isis affiliated militants

A majority vote or at least 158 of the 314 members of Congress, was needed to pass the motion. As the Armed Forces and the Philippine National Police have so far failed to neutralise the rebels, Duterte wrote a letter to Congress asking for an extension until the end of the year, citing the "evolving" urban warfare that is making it hard for ...

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein Slams Comey For Leaking Memos
Deputy AG Rosenstein Slams Comey For Leaking Memos

John F. Wood , an attorney with the law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed who served as a counselor to the attorney general and as US attorney for the Western District of Missouri during the George W. "How do you take a job and then recuse yourself?" " Jeff Sessions gave some bad answers", Trump fumed. "And if he was going to recuse himself he should ...

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  • Captain Marvel time period and villain revealed
Captain Marvel time period and villain revealed

Last year's Comic-Con brought the news that Brie Larson had been cast in the role of Captain Marvel , aka Carol Danvers, as the first solo-female film for the Marvel universe. Marvel's Kevin Feige confirmed the plot point to IGN , noting it's a huge piece of the comic canon that has been virtually unexplored in the film universe - so they tho...

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  • At Least Three Palestinians Shot Dead Amid Jerusalem Clashes
At Least Three Palestinians Shot Dead Amid Jerusalem Clashes

Three Palestinians were killed in clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians around the Old City, in other parts of annexed east Jerusalem and in the occupied West Bank. On Friday evening, Abbas announced that he would "freeze" ties with Israel "on all levels" until the metal detectors are removed from the shrine, but did not say wh...

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  • Kellyanne Conway: Trump
Kellyanne Conway: Trump "doesn't think he's lying" about voter fraud and wiretapping

But does that mean the cable network has made a "business decision" to treat the president unfairly? "Why does attacking CNN make America great again?" The pair also discussed the Russian Federation probe and Trump's inclination to continue tweeting about Hillary Clinton, clashing on a number of issues including which aspects of Trump's job jou...

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  • Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting
Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting

The president's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has added a lawyer with congressional experience to his legal team, ABC News reported on Sunday . The tweet comes ahead of a key vote this week on proposals to scrap health care provisions introduced by his predecessor, along with struggles to push through his legislative agenda and intense scrut...

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  • Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism
Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

Yet Donald Trump's airing of his long-simmering frustrations with Sessions raised significant new questions about the future of the nation's top prosecutor. John F. Wood , an attorney with the law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed who served as a counselor to the attorney general and as US attorney for the Western District of Missouri during the Geor...

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  • Russian ambassador reportedly said he and Sessions discussed campaign-related issues
Russian ambassador reportedly said he and Sessions discussed campaign-related issues

Mr Kushner released his opening statement ahead of the panel meeting. Donald Trump Jr . and Paul Manafort have both agreed to negotiate with the Senate Judiciary Committee to provide documents "and be interviewed. Schiff said Kushner will be available to the committee for two hours, and said this would just be the first interview with him. ...

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  • Chinese jets intercept USA surveillance plane over East China Sea
Chinese jets intercept USA surveillance plane over East China Sea

The new cinema is just the latest in a raft of soft approaches China has taken to bolster its claim to the oil-rich area. But its opening also plays a more controversial role in one of Asia's most fraught territorial disputes. Xinhua reports that the city "also has a stadium and has organized various cultural activities to enrich the lives of ...

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  • Severe storms strike Maryland's Eastern Shore; possible tornado hits Kent Island
Severe storms strike Maryland's Eastern Shore; possible tornado hits Kent Island

Scott Haas, Director of Emergency Services for Queen Anne's County, told reporters. Officials are asking people to stay inside to avoid downed wires. Aerial video showed a roof torn off an apartment complex, piles of debris and fallen trees in Stevensville. One person was taken to the hospital with a puncture wound that was not thought to be li...

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  • Donald Trump can pardon himself, says president's lawyer
Donald Trump can pardon himself, says president's lawyer

Trump's assertion was made in a series of early morning messages on Twitter on Saturday (July 22). As the Russian Federation investigation continues, the pressure on President Donald Trump just keeps growing. The meeting is beginning to feel like a clown auto - one more person keeps jumping out just when you think the vehicle is empty. The...

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  • Trump Blames Republicans For Not Protecting Their President
Trump Blames Republicans For Not Protecting Their President

Trump is doing on the worldwide stage that I think pose serious questions about how he is keeping safe our national security", Brennan said. "But from a constitutional legal perspective you can't dismiss it one way or the other". Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME said that even if Trump is frustrated by the Russian probe, he should stop talking...

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  • Government plays down prospect of importing chlorine-washed chicken
Government plays down prospect of importing chlorine-washed chicken

Liam Fox has downplayed talk that a future US-UK trade deal after Brexit could be threatened by disagreements over chlorinated chicken imports. The paper say a rift is developing between Dr Fox and Boris Johnson against Environment Secretary Michael Gove over whether to allow the import of poultry treated with a chlorine wash process after Brexit...

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  • Turkey: No anti-terror probe against German firms
Turkey: No anti-terror probe against German firms

The latest crisis was precipitated by the order of a Turkish court to remand in custody six human rights activists detained on an island off Istanbul including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser and Berlin-based activist Peter Steudtner.

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  • Venkaiah Naidu refutes Congress's allegations, calls them 'politically motivated'
Venkaiah Naidu refutes Congress's allegations, calls them 'politically motivated'

Closely on the heels of Shiv Sena an ally in Maharashtra has questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Vice- presidential nominee Gopal Krishna Gandhi's effort to save terror convict Yakub Memon from gallows, the latest accusation on Venkaiah Nadu clearly indicate where the Vice President race going.

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  • Hodges backs Arradondo for police chief
Hodges backs Arradondo for police chief

Harteau's resignation Friday came at the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges , who said she lost confidence in the chief. She continued, "For us to continue to transform policing - and community trust in policing - we need new leadership at [Minneapolis Police Department]".

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  • Trump tweets that the president 'has complete power to pardon'
Trump tweets that the president 'has complete power to pardon'

The three men are at the center of a controversial June 2016 with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Jay Sekulow tells reporters in Denver, "We're not researching it because it's not an issue". Glenn Simpson, founder of Fusion GPS, a research firm hired by Trump political opponents to investigate the GOP nominee's Russian Federation ties, was ...

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  • Efforts to restore water to parts of Meath and Louth continue
Efforts to restore water to parts of Meath and Louth continue

HOUSEHOLDS IN DROGHEDA and surrounding areas are being asked to conserve water after a water main burst on Friday causing supply issues. Irish Water and Louth County Council say repairing the leak has proven hard because of the age of the pipe, but it is trying to maintain a steady supply to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, in Drogheda, Co Louth.

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