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Author: 0 Investigation Is "Witch Hunt"

President Trump dismissed a potential obstruction of justice investigation into his conduct, calling allegations of collusion between him, his campaign or people associated with him and Russian Federation a "phony story". Before his dismissal, Comey confirmed publicly that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in the midst of investigating potential ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the election.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police detain man on suspicion of having a knife near Parliament

Police around him, telling everyone to move back". British armed police detained a man on suspicion of having a knife near parliament on Friday, police said. An area around the Westminster parliament building was closed off during the incident, according to reporters at the scene. Since then, a suicide bomber attacked a concert in Manchester and several attackers left people dead on and near London Bridge in a vehicle-and-knife rampage.

Author: 0 Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he wouldn't follow orders from President Donald Trump or anyone else to fire special counsel Robert Mueller unless they were "lawful and appropriate orders". A news story from the Washington Post reports that the special council investigating any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation has taken a new turn.

Author: 0 Congressional staffers boo Trump at unity baseball game

But Democrats and Republicans recognized that what happened to Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise , the third-ranking member in the House, could happen to anyone in public life. "A lot of times in politics we have divisions but it shouldn't come to violence", he said. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", Democrat Cedric Richmond said.

Global Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says
Author: 0 Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says

He called because "I have been very clear" about Mueller and the lawyers he's hired amounting to a "rigged game", Gingrich said in an interview Tuesday on CBS. And the Daily Caller reported on Tuesday that included an interview with Mueller. Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes by Trump associates, the daily said, quoting unnamed United States officials.

Author: 0 Senate intel panel to steer clear of Trump obstruction question

The claims about the Trump probe were reported by several United States media, including CNN , the Washington Post , the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal . Under oath , Comey said Trump told him: "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said.

Author: 0 Sessions Tells Senate Little, is Accused of Impeding Probe

Sessions testified Tuesday that he recused himself from the current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign. Flynn. The Justice Department subsequently released decades-old memos from its Office of Legal Counsel that it said supported Sessions' position. Either Comey was the ultimate pro who could be trusted to handle his business or he was someone who Sessions had decided months before needed to go ...

Author: 0 British PM May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday

But a newly appointed junior Brexit minister, Steve Baker, told Reuters: "I don't foresee any change". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unforeseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May.

Global Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery
Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery

Before the event, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said: "Tonight we will go to the game, play our hardest, but we will all be Team Scalise". The shooter was identified as James T. "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these fearless public servants, he has been advised that there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols", Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Special counsel Robert Mueller meets with Senate leaders

The ex-FBI chief, James Comey , last week outlined awkward meetings with Trump and said the President made him uncomfortable discussing the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Comey had previously assured Trump he was not under investigation. But Stephen Gillers, a New York University professor who specializes in legal and judicial ethics, said the Mueller interview with Trump presented "no conflict whatsoever".

Author: 0 Putin Offers Comey Asylum From Political Persecution in Russian Federation

Edward Snowden , who is facing espionage charges in the USA, is a whistleblower and former CIA contractor who leaked U.S. intelligence documents on mass surveillance and was given political asylum by Russian Federation. Most of the questions during the show were about low salaries, decrepit housing, potholed roads, failing health care and other social problems. Putin said he had no particular advice to offer on that matter, but said he was sure that bilateral relations could strengthen on ...

Author: 0 7 killed, 59 injured in explosion at China kindergarten

The Xiandaikuaibao outlet reported an unidentified witness said the blast seemed to have been caused by an exploding bottle of cooking gas. A school bus packed with kindergarten pupils erupted in flames inside a tunnel in eastern Shandong province on May 9, killing 11 children, a teacher and the driver.

Author: 0 Mueller's Investigation of Trump Expands to Obstruction of Justice Probe

Trump relies heavily in social media outlets, twitter in particular, to communicate directly with his followers across the country. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named Mueller as special counsel in mid-May as allegations swirled that the Department of Justice couldn't handle the probe in an unbiased way.

Author: 0 Mueller's Russia Investigation Now Targeting Jared Kushner

But Gingrich changed his tune after the news broke that Mueller is interviewing witnesses for a possible obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump . Trump disputed, though, Comey's assertion he had asked for a pledge of loyalty. Russian Federation has denied interfering in last year's presidential elections , as has the White House.

Author: 0 British PM May urges Qatar, Saudi and Bahrain to ease tensions

It added that Mattis and Attiyah had also discussed the current state of operations against Islamic State and the importance of de-escalating tensions in the Gulf . The Al Udeid air base in Qatar is home to 11,000 US personnel and is a key tactical hub for USA military airpower in the region. The Bloomberg News pointed out that, while Trump appeared to back Saudi Arabia and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a more neutral tone, the Defense Department underscored its relations ...

Author: 0 What We Learned About The GOP Baseball Shooter Through 7 Facebook Posts

After it was confirmed James Hodgkinson shot Scalise and four others during a practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, Sen. The young woman's boyfriend later confronted Hodgkinson, and Hodgkinson pulled out his shotgun, hit the younger man in the face with the wooden stock of the gun, then fired a single shot that missed, according to police.

Author: 0 No extra cash for Scotland from DUP deal

Her failure to win a majority has put May under pressure over her Brexit plans from inside and outside her party and has prompted complaints about her choice of partner due to the DUP's stance on social issues such as gay marriage. "And the question arises, if they cease to be seen as such by part of the community in Northern Ireland, then one can't be quite certain how events will unwind".

Global ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne shooting & hostage situation
Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for Melbourne shooting & hostage situation

The gunman killed the man with a sawn-off shotgun, held a Colombian woman hostage, tampered with his Global Positioning System bracelet and shot the three officers before dying in a hail of bullets. "We're aware of them having claimed responsibility, but then they always tend to jump up and claim responsibility every time something happens so we note that that has happened", he said.

Global Comey to Testify Publicly Next Thursday - Unless Trump Blocks Him
Author: 0 Comey to Testify Publicly Next Thursday - Unless Trump Blocks Him

I spent several years reporting from Washington and believe there is almost no chance of President Trump's being removed from office at this time . Trump fired Flynn in February amid questions about whether he inappropriately talked about USA sanctions against Russia with a Russian official and then misled Vice President Pence about it.

Global Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House
Author: 0 Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House

Even so, Mr Gingrich said, Mr Trump will not seek to dismiss Mr Mueller because he is confident the probe will conclude he has done nothing wrong. Rosenstein was testifying hours ahead of a separate Senate appearance by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who was expected to face sharp questions from his former colleagues about his role in Comey's firing, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to step aside from the investigation involving Moscow and the Trump campaign.

Global Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29
Author: 0 Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29

The government meanwhile said the state opening of the parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Mrs Foster has also rejected suggestions that the mooted agreement could undermine a return to powersharing arrangements at Stormont amid claims from political rivals the Government's stated impartiality as a mediator would be fatally undermined.

Global Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects

Netanyahu, who is in Greece for a tripartite summit with that country and Cyprus, attended the dedication with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades , as well as the son and daughter of Moshe Ha-Elion, 93, a Greek Holocaust survivor who this year lit a torch at the national ceremony for Holocaust memorial day.

Author: 0 Would Trump fire Special Counsel Mueller during the investigation?

Trump reacted after several news reports late Wednesday said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller plans to interview key USA national security officials about Trump's comments in seeking an end to the investigation of contacts his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn , had with Russia's ambassador to Washington .

Author: 0 Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances, Washington Post reports

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. "Oftentimes what happens, frankly, in counterintelligence investigations is you start looking at sort of a core intelligence question - What did the Russians do and did they do it with any Americans? - and it grows into: What did any of those Americans do in their financial matters that may also raise alarms with the FBI?" Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Mr ...

Global Gunman in Orlando workplace rampage was Army vet
Author: 0 Gunman in Orlando workplace rampage was Army vet

As investigators try to determine what led to the fatal shooting, here is what WKMG News 6 has learned about the gunman from people who knew him and law enforcement officials. It is not known, however, how many people were killed. The Associated Press talked with Shelley Adams , whose sister, Sheila McIntrye, works for the company and was in the bathroom when shots rang out.

Global S Korea axe Stielike after Qatar shock
Author: 0 S Korea axe Stielike after Qatar shock

The latest defeat came in Doha on Wednesday (AEST) as Qatar - which can not qualify for the tournament in Russian Federation - sprung a surprise, the reversal leaving South Korea only one point ahead of Uzbekistan in third. Stielike's high point was leading South Korea to the final of the 2015 Asian Cup where it lost 1-2 to Australia after extra-time. The loss in Doha leaves the Red Devils just one point ahead of Uzbekistan in second place in Group A of Asian qualifying with two matches ...

Global Scalise's condition after shooting 'more difficult' than thought
Author: 0 Scalise's condition after shooting 'more difficult' than thought

The shooter died after exchanging gunfire with police . They say the two guns confiscated following the shooting - a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle - appear to have been purchased legally. "I think a good turnout today would be a good statement against what happened yesterday". From the stands, Vince Wetzel, a resident of Sacramento, California, who is visiting Washington and chose to take in the game, said, "It's just a good call to put aside political differences and just play ...

Author: 0 Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"

President Trump raised the contentious issue with Mahmoud Abbas , president of the Palestinian Authority , on a visit to the Middle East last month. "This is not something that the secretary of State should announce". Issa Karake, Palestinian minister of prisoner affairs, said the payments must continue and called them "a national, social and humanitarian duty".

Global Congressman Undergoing A Third Surgery After Being Gunned Down At Baseball Practice
Author: 0 Congressman Undergoing A Third Surgery After Being Gunned Down At Baseball Practice

They said he was given "multiple units" of blood and will require additional operations. The family said, "he is lucky to be alive" and credited the care he has received and "Matt's fighting spirit and grit". Capitol Police. Speaking on the House floor, Representative Glenn Thompson issued a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect".

Global Law enforcement identifies congressional baseball shooter
Author: 0 Law enforcement identifies congressional baseball shooter

None of that stopped some conservatives from concluding that Hodgkinson was aiming to injure Republicans specifically, and that he was driven by a liberal culture that glorifies violence against GOPers. Hodgkinson was also "observed throwing" an unidentified female "around the bedroom", the police report said. Euille said the YMCA's manager told him Hodgkinson was there Wednesday morning and walked to the ballfield at about 7 a.m.

Global Merkel Sssumes UK To Stick With Its Brexit Talks Plan After Election
Author: 0 Merkel Sssumes UK To Stick With Its Brexit Talks Plan After Election

The Prime Minster lost her majority in the Commons, but was still able to form a Government as the largest party. Mrs May called the snap election in order to secure a clear mandate for her vision of Brexit. "Her wish and will was not really too much accepted by the British people", he said. "And from everything I have heard from Britain today, they will respect their negotiations calendar".

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

In a second Tweet , Trump echoed previous claims that he is the victim of what he says is the "single greatest witch hunt in American political history". The abrupt dismissal of Comey prompted Trump's critics to charge that the president was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. Comey told senators he thought publicizing the contents of those memos would prompt the appointment of a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Amid shutdown across Darjeeling Hills, GJM chief Bimal Gurung's residence raided

According to ANI, the GJM chief's residence was raided by West Bengal Police and the CRPF in a joint operation during which a large chache of weapons were also recovered. While GJM is a BJP ally and it wouldn't want to offend it, it also can not be seen to be part of any effort to divide West Bengal. If anybody violates law, the administration will take action.

Author: 0 Trump Conflates 'Phony Collusion' And Possible Obstruction Of Justice Investigation

Last week, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he had informed Trump that there was no investigation of the president's personal conduct, at least while he was leading the FBI. He said his meetings with the Russian ambassador during and after the campaign had nothing to do with pressures of what President Trump has termed "the Russian thing" that has created a "cloud" hanging over his presidency.

Global Macron party claims parliamentary victory
Author: 0 Macron party claims parliamentary victory

If there is no clear victor, all candidates who win more than 12.5 percent in the first round qualify for the second round next Sunday. Among commentators also sounding a cautionary note was Nicolas Beytout of the daily L'Opinion, who wrote: "Sure, Emmanuel Macron is ready to pull off the unthinkable for someone who didn't even have a party a year ago - a spectacular majority in the National Assembly".

Author: 0 17 dead in London tower fire, police confirm

Wednesday and later engulfed all floors above the second in the 24-story building that contained about 120 apartments in north Kensington. "The fire started on the upper floors". "People were absolutely devastated by yesterday's events". Speaking Thursday, fire chief Cotton said that urban search and rescue dogs would be deployed inside the building.

Author: 0 House Passes Bill To Overhaul Dodd-Frank, Minimize Regulations

Included in the bill is a "regulatory off-ramp" for larger institutions subject to DFA's heightened prudential standards and Basel III's capital and liquidity standards, provided those institutions elect to maintain a 10 percent non-risk weighted leverage ratio.

Global Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting
Author: 0 Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting

Gabby Giffords in January 2011, a claim that was first debunked more than six years ago. On Wednesday, Giffords' former intern, Daniel Hernandez Jr., spoke to FOX 10 Phoenix . Of the OR train attacker, law enforcement was reluctant to call it terrorism, floating the idea of mental illness OR drugs OR alcohol, despite the clear political and social motives.

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