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Author: 0 Trump 'faces obstruction of justice probe'

The report comes a day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a close aide of Trump, vehemently denied any role in Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 United States polls and dismissed accusations that he discussed such an effort with Russian officials as an "appalling and detestable lie".

Author: 0 Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

On Sunday, Morocco said it would remain neutral in the dispute, offering to mediate between the Gulf countries, which are all close allies to the North African kingdom. Qatar denied all the allegations floated against it as baseless. He has traveled to Russian Federation to western Europe in an attempt to exploit the diplomatic row to create a new maneuver to cover the causes of the dispute and the severing of ties by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates and some other ...

Author: 0 Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit

Otto Warmbier's condition, its possible causes and his treatment while he was detained in North Korea are of intense interest in a case that threatens to worsen already fraught relations between the United States and North Korea. Fred Warmbier said he and his wife grew frustrated with the lack of progress and with the Obama administration's instructions not to talk about their son's case publicly out of concern it would upset the North and make a release less likely.

Author: 0 Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

Scalise, 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the lawmakers. The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. But Democrats and Republicans recognized that what happened to Louisiana Rep.

Author: 0 Simon Cowell to announce charity single for London fire victims

The demonstrators barged their way into the lobby at Kensington and Chelsea council town hall on Friday afternoon while chanting, "We want justice". Demonstrators from the Grenfell Tower area had gathered to protest the council's failure to act on warnings over fire safety in the building.

Global Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire
Author: 0 Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

Khan said one of the things the public inquiry will look into is the refurbishment of the tower blocks and whether the tower block was refurbished in a safe way. The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council - the authority that owns the tower block - told BBC Two's Newsnight it would not use the type of cladding fitted to Grenfell Tower in other buildings in the borough.

Author: 0 Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

Arlene Foster said it was "right and proper" that her Democratic Unionist Party would vote for May's Queen's Speech next week. "If there is the expected positive outcome, it will be at least the start of next week before anything is signed off", a DUP source told Reuters .

Global Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM
Author: 0 Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM

Though on the surface, Thursday's meeting with Northern Irish parties is aimed at breaking the logjam in forming a new cross-party regional government in the province, May needs broader acceptance of a Conservative-DUP deal. Tilford said that if May sticks to her uncompromising approach, the European Union will have "no option but to respond in kind". "It really is time to put the Northern Ireland economy first - a strong economy will benefit everyone".

Author: 0 Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'

President Trump says his focus is halting the flow of USA dollars to the communist government. US law exempts food from a decades-old embargo on USA trade with Cuba, but cumbersome rules on how transactions were executed have made deals hard and costly.

Author: 0 White House says no determination yet on 'Dreamer' immigrants

Trump paired the action with an announcement it is withdrawing a second Obama-era program that would have protected from deportation as many as five million additional undocumented immigrants who are the parents of USA citizens. Reports suggest that as of March 31, about 787,000 young immigrants had been approved under DACA, the Associated Press reported . Guadalupe Vidal, 32, a NY college student who came to the USA from Mexico at age 6, said she was thankful after hearing about ...

Global Police officer who killed man in livestream shooting found not guilty
Author: 0 Police officer who killed man in livestream shooting found not guilty

Family members immediately tried to leave the courtroom, and did so after security officers briefly barred their way. "My son loved this city, and this city killed my son and the murderer gets away!" " For them jurors to not have enough empathy and conscious to do the rights thing, that just baffles me ", she said.

Global Trump dismisses obstruction of justice investigation with 'nice' tweet
Author: 0 Trump dismisses obstruction of justice investigation with 'nice' tweet

Comey himself said when he testified before the Senate last week that he was "sure" that Mueller's investigation would look into a potential obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump . The investigation into Trump started after former FBI Director James Comey was sacked, according to the Washington Post report . Comey's most damning allegation was that Trump had pulled him aside in inappropriate private meetings and not-so-subtly hinted that he should drop the ...

Author: 0 London tower fire protesters storm town hall

A woman touches missing person posters near The Grenfell Tower block, destroyed by fire, in north Kensington , West London , Britain June 16, 2017 . Residents had long complained about fire safety risks at Grenfell Tower during a refurbishment project completed a year ago, but said their concerns went unheeded.

Author: 0 Trump Travel Ban: Still Swinging for the Fences

Trump said his Justice Department should ask for an "expedited hearing" on the second ban and "seek much tougher version!" Neal Katyal, a lawyer for the state of Hawaii in a separate case about the executive order, tweeted that Trump is "acting as our co-counsel" by speaking publicly about the "travel ban".

Global 17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire
Author: 0 17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire

The death toll from the Grenfell Tower block fire in London has reached 30, the Metropolitan Police confirmed on Friday. Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified because of the state of the remains. In addition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. The Telegraph collected some of the known names of the dead with pictures, mostly from the accounts of people searching for lost friends and family ...

Author: 0 Kevin Durant says Warriors 'work extremely well together,' but aren't a superteam

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy as his family, including wife Ayesha and daughters Riley and Ryann, celebrated the National Basketball Association championship. We don't want that to taint what we've accomplished. "So we'll handle that accordingly and responsibly and do the right thing for us individually and as a group".

Author: 0 Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile Found Not Guilty

He Yanez been found guilty, he could have faced up to 20 years in prison on charges of endangering safety by discharging a firearm and second degree manslaughter . The federal government announced last month that it will not prosecute the officers in the Sterling killing. Just when it seemed this jury was tightly deadlocked, they arrived at the three not-guilty verdicts shortly after 2 p.m.

Author: 0 US Deputy Attorney General may have to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Mr Rosenstein took over the investigation into whether Russian Federation interfered with the USA election after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in March. There's no guarantee that the office of the special counsel will pursue this line of investigation, says Entous - these meetings are merely the first step to help investigators determine whether there's more evidence to uncover about obstruction of justice.

Author: 0 Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

In the history of the contest, Republicans and Democrats each have won 39 games with one tie. After Thursday's result, the all-time record in the game is 39 wins each, for both Democrats and Republicans, with one tie. He had a history of posting angry messages against Mr Trump and other Republicans on social media. Congressional aide Zack Barth, Tysons Food lobbyist Matt Mika and Capitol Police Officer David Bailey were also shot in the attack, but have since been released from the ...

Global Trump reverses key elements of Obama's Cuba policy
Author: 0 Trump reverses key elements of Obama's Cuba policy

In practical terms, Trump's review of the deal was limited - it does not break diplomatic ties with Raul Castro's communist regime, but it tightens rules for Americans traveling to Cuba , bans ties with a military-run tourism firm and reaffirms the existing U.S.

Global Renewed tensions between Cuba and the U.S. won't impact Canada, says Trudeau
Author: 0 Renewed tensions between Cuba and the U.S. won't impact Canada, says Trudeau

It will be business as usual for Canada and Cuba despite a renewed hardening of relations between the communist island nation and the United States , Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday . Dash said he doesn't expect the new regulations to hurt his business. United States airlines and cruise ships will still be allowed to serve the island 90 miles south of Florida.

Author: 0 U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

But for some members of Congress, the shooting - which wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others - prompted new concerns about their safety in a fractured America. "The congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time ". They chose to have the coveted Roll Call Trophy that goes to the victor sent to Scalise's office.

Author: 0 President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

Statements made by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy set off many new questions Monday night. He also said that the investigation was not neutral and that the people Mueller was bringing into his team were all "bad people". ET. Gingrich, speaking on Fox News' "Outnumbered", offered his prayers to those injured and promptly lumped the violent incident in with what he called a broader trend coming from those opposed to President Donald Trump.

Global Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2
Author: 0 Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees connets on a 2-run home run in the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on June 9, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. "I'm starting to trust myself a little more", Montgomery said. "I'm in the process of trying to fix it". Facing a pitcher who struck him out with the bases loaded on April 30, Judge sent the ball soaring over the bleachers at 119 miles per hour off the bat and gave the Yankees an 8-3 lead.

Author: 0 Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

The queen met locals on her way into the Westway Sports Centre, which has been turned into a makeshift shelter after the blaze on Wednesday morning engulfed a 24-storey tower block and killed at least 30 people . "Any burning material falls down the gaps and the fire spreads up very rapidly - it acts as its own chimney", he was quoted as saying. One of the victims was named as Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, who came to Britain in 2014 with his brother.

Author: 0 Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

The doctors said that while Scalise remains in critical condition, they "are encouraged by improvement in his condition". "When he arrived, he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death". "An excellent recovery is a good possibility". Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family".

Author: 0 European Union warns United Kingdom of the consequences of delaying Brexit talks

The UK was warned by the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , that it risks crashing out of the European Union without a deal if it "wastes" much more of the two years put aside for the divorce talks. He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership of the single market or the customs union. May acknowledged the need for a broader consensus in the party on Brexit and recognised a range of views, a pro-EU lawmaker said on leaving the meeting.

Global Explosion hits children's nursery in China
Author: 0 Explosion hits children's nursery in China

Two people died at the scene and six died after being taken to a hospital following the explosion at 4:50 p.m. Thursday at the Chuangxin Kindergarten in Fengxian. There have also been knife attacks at schools in recent years. Li Meijin, a professor in the department of criminology at the People's Public Security University of China in Beijing , said numerous attackers appear to the men in the prime of their life, who may be struggling to cope with pressure or difficulties in their lives.

Global Local governments seek to maintain climate agreement
Author: 0 Local governments seek to maintain climate agreement

Environment ministers were unable to find common ground on climate measures, according to a joint press release from the seven delegations Monday in Bologna, Italy . With the environmental movement galvanized, and this new coalition of states, cities, and industries more energized than ever before to commit to mitigation efforts , we might see the United States bridge that gap even faster outside Paris.

Global Trump reports hundreds of millions in income
Author: 0 Trump reports hundreds of millions in income

Bush, told ABC News that the form shows Trump "still owns most of his business empire". But the president also substantially increased his royalty earnings from his book Art Of The Deal . Trump did not divest himself from his sprawling business empire, instead announcing on January 11 that he would hand control of his financial world over to his sons via a revocable trust .

Author: 0 Macron meets with other European leaders in Paris

The latest poll from Harris Interactive-Indeed predicts that REM and its ally Democratic Movement (MoDem) will win between 440 and 470 seats in the 577-strong National Assembly. That a large part of LREM deputies will have no political experience and owe their seat to the President himself have even raised concerns that they will give him a free hand by voting whatever bill he puts forward in Parliament.

Author: 0 Missing: The desperate hunt for lost relatives after London tower block fire

Thirty people have been confirmed dead as a result of the blaze that ripped through a London tower block, police said on Friday, as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited survivors. When the building was refurbished, "there were so many worries", Labour councilor Judith Blakeman, who liaised with the building's residents, told the BBC on Friday.

Author: 0 CT 2017 : Aamir Sohail Accuses Pakistan Of Fixing Matches

Earlier, Pakistan's Hasan Ali took three wickets as England collapsed to 211 all out in their Champions Trophy semifinal at Cardiff on Wednesday. "The way Pakistan team played against England gives us an impression that they are now in a position to do something special for the country in the all-important match", Zaheer said on Thursday.

Author: 0 Brexit talks to start next week

The newspaper said Britain wanted these rights to be available only to those European Union nationals who were living in the country before March 29 this year, when the government triggered the start of the two-year process of leaving the EU.

Global Amazon Inks Deal to Acquire Whole Foods
Author: 0 Amazon Inks Deal to Acquire Whole Foods

According to TechCrunch , not much will change at your local Whole Foods in the immediate future; vendors and brand partners will stay the same, as will the company's Austin , Texas-based headquarters . "However they're going to use Whole Foods in their portfolio, you're going to see it here in Dallas", Cox said. The second-largest holder was the Deep Value ETF (DVP), which had 8.45% of its assets in Whole Foods .

Global Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

His injuries resulted in severe internal and external bleeding, and he remains in critical condition after surgeries. "Please help us turn this tragedy into a positive public statement of charity, humanity, and unity". "Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very brutal assault", he said.

Author: 0 US police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist

Anthony officer". The jury's verdict in the Officer Jeronimo Yanez trial may bring strong emotions for those who knew and cared for #PhilandoCastile . Valerie Castile called her son's death murder. Defense attorneys pointed to inconsistencies in several of her statements. "The system in this country continues to fail black people and will continue to fail us", she added.

Author: 0 'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Also on the cabinet's agenda were the talks to secure an alliance where the DUP backs the Conservatives on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather than a formal coalition government. Thus we must begin this negotiation. In perhaps the strongest indication that May won't have it all her own way in the Brexit negotiations, Conservative leader in Scotland Ruth Davidson has said that "this isn't just going to be a Tory Brexit".

Author: 0 Russian Federation verifying whether it killed IS leader in airstrike

Russian Federation is claiming that an air strike in Syria may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May, Reuters reported Friday. The IS leaders were discussing their exit from the city through the so-called southern corridor, the ministry said. The ministry added that it had warned the U.S.

Author: 0 Putin hears briefing on report of IS chief death

The Russian Defense Ministry said it was seeking to verify information that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May along with other senior group commanders. He has occasionally spoken out in audio and video messages. "We can't confirm these reports at this time", said Col. Ryan Dillon, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, the USA -led coalition's operation against ISIS.

Author: 0 New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

President Trump issued an eyebrow-raising tweet Friday morning. Trump's apparent confirmation that he is under probe for obstruction of justice by special counsel appointed to probe alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential polls came a day after a Washington Post report pointed to such an investigation.

Global Mattis Hasn't Decided to Send 4K More Troops to Afghanistan
Author: 0 Mattis Hasn't Decided to Send 4K More Troops to Afghanistan

This expected decision follows on the heels of President Donald Trump's move to grant Mattis the authority to set troops levels in Afghanistan . Currently, in Afghanistan , there are an estimated 9,800 USA troops , about 2,000 of whom are in a direct clash with the Taliban and IS.

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