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Global Mueller hasn't made a decision to investigate Trump for obstruction
Author: 0 Mueller hasn't made a decision to investigate Trump for obstruction

Cuomo maintained that the special counsel in the Russian Federation probe, Robert Mueller , will be looking into the circumstances around Comey's firing as Sekulow said he couldn't be sure Mueller would be doing that at all, as the President is able to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director per the Constitution.

Author: 0 Meira Kumar a better candidate than Ramnath Kovind: Ramgopal Yadav

And now if we really put a comparison between the two candidates contesting for Presidential post, UPA and their allies have a popular candidate in the name of Meira Kumar. "This election is a fight of ideology". However, the RJD chief said that Kumar's decision will not affect their alliance in Bihar. While the JD (U) had a change of heart and made a decision to support Kovind, Yadav said the RJD would support Kumar as it believes in politics of ideology.

Global Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. Pelosi's allies have pointed out that numerous negative impressions that Republicans have of her are equally true of House Speaker Paul Ryan among Democratic voters.

Author: 0 After 'Historic Blunder' Warning, Nitish Kumar To Meet Lalu Yadav Today

Earlier on June 19, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that a thorough discussion will be held on the matter within the JD (U). With the BJP for the first time heading to install its own partyman in President's House, Kovind confidently took names of several former presidents to praise "great traditions" of the constitutional office.

Author: 0 Sudanese president meets new Saudi crown prince

There had always been speculations that MbS's rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne. The 31-year-old Prince is to replace his cousin, the King's nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef , a well known counter-terrorism figure greatly admired by Washington for crushing an al-Qaeda bombing campaign in 2003-2006.

Global Trump Confidant: Ruddy Hurt Trump's Ability To Fire Mueller
Author: 0 Trump Confidant: Ruddy Hurt Trump's Ability To Fire Mueller

The resounding answer was no, and the implication is that if Trump ultimately decides to fire Mueller, then Rosenstein will have to go first. "I think he is considering perhaps terminating the special counsel ", Ruddy said. Can Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller? "I think he's weighing that option", Mr Ruddy said in an interview on Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour .

Global Milwaukee Jury Acquits Ex-Cop in Police Shooting Case
Author: 0 Milwaukee Jury Acquits Ex-Cop in Police Shooting Case

Heaggan-Brown's attorneys argued the officer had to act quickly to defend himself. Heaggan-Brown and two other officers had approached Smith's rental auto on August 13, where they believed a drug deal was happening. On these facts, the Milwaukee prosecutor chose to charge Heaggan-Brown with homicide. The reading of the verdict was interrupted by anguished cries from some of the attendees in the gallery.

Author: 0 Police fatally shoot pregnant Black woman in Seattle

The woman was identified as Charleena Lyles , 30, by family members, according to NBC Seattle affiliate KING. "[The officers were] talking about they don't know what to do with her, take her to jail, take her to mental health". An officer radios " We need help! " and the police say "Get back!" three more times before five rounds are fired. "The quality and integrity of the investigation will be reviewed by the federal monitoring team supervising our consent decree".

Global Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village
Author: 0 Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

Padilla and a local military spokesman said the militants were able to use the cover of darkness to escape, while leaving their 31 hostages unharmed. Rebel spokesman Abu Misry Mamah acknowledged in a radio interview that his group staged the attack, but said they only took hold of some villagers to protect them during the gunbattle.

Author: 0 Jose accused of 3.3m euro fraud

With Antoine Griezmann no longer an option because of Atlético Madrid's transfer ban, Álvaro Morata became Manchester United's primary attacking target this summer as they look to replace Zlatan Ibrahimović. The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid , according to Spanish press reports.

Global Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died
Author: 0 Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

The firefighting effort involves almost 2,400 firemen and water-bombing planes. Over the weekend, Portugal had sweltered under temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius in several regions. But Marta Soares told local news media the fire had already been burning for two hours before the storm started Saturday. Questions also remain over how so many people could have died, majority perishing on a single road that locals say should have been sealed off by first responders.

Global Police partner with Facebook for child abduction alerts
Author: 0 Police partner with Facebook for child abduction alerts

The system began in the U.S., and a similar system has been used in Queensland. By getting the right information to the right people, at the right time, through AMBER Alerts on Facebook, we hope to help reunite missing children with their families faster.

Author: 0 South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. The key point of the president's attendance was to reassure the public by demonstrating the nation's defense capacities and to send a warning to North Korea.

Author: 0 London police considering manslaughter charge in Grenfell Tower fire

She repeated calls for members of the public that have information about people who may have been in the tower at the time of the fire to come forward. According to DSI McCormack, the Hotpoint fridge freezer model had not been subject to a product recall. Police are talking to the manufacturers. "I do not want there to be any hidden victims of this tragedy".

Global Chelsea Put Virgil van Dijk at Top of Transfer Targets List
Author: 0 Chelsea Put Virgil van Dijk at Top of Transfer Targets List

The reporter has stated that the Premier League champions plan to spend £60m on the defender, who has been at Southampton for the past two years. Earlier this month, Liverpool apologised for their conduct in a failed pursuit of Van Dijk, leaving Chelsea to battle it out with Manchester City for a player that the Saints insist is not for sale.

Global Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe
Author: 0 Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe

Exterior cladding and tiles recovered from the building have failed fire safety tests, said McCormack. A tower block resident has told LBC she's "sick with fear" after being told her high-rise apartment was being rid of its cladding over safety fears.

Global USA downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria
Author: 0 USA downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

Meanwhile, in northern Syria , the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa is now under siege by coalition-backed Kurdish forces, who, like most of the militias supported by the US -led coalition as part of Operation Inherent Resolve , are considered an enemy of the regime.

Global Fake notes seized from Yuva Morcha workers house in Kerala
Author: 0 Fake notes seized from Yuva Morcha workers house in Kerala

The party has expelled both of them, party district president A Nagesh said. In the present state and national leadership, many are those who had borne responsibilities in the Yuva Morcha. His brother Rajesh is stated to be absconding. Police said Erasheri Rajesh had been using the fake notes at the petrol bunks and banks, and that they had put him under surveillance after being tipped off.

Author: 0 NM senators decry health care proposal

They can afford to lose only two GOP votes to pass the bill with 51 votes - and that banks on a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence . When Trump stupidly referred to the House bill as " mean ", he was nearly certainly referring to the provision in that measure that lets insurers charge higher premiums to those with preexisting conditions in states that have received a waiver from the federal government.

Global Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Author: 0 Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

Ryan represents manufacturing-heavy areas in OH such as Akron and Youngstown, where many white-working class voters cast their ballots for Trump . Top GOP leaders frequently say that they have no better ally in electing House Republicans than Pelosi, given her wide name recognition and dismal image among conservative and moderate voters - a point echoed Thursday by none other than President Trump .

Author: 0 Kovind vs Meira: Opposition to mount fight against BJP, says Yechury

By nominating Meira Kumar on RJD chief Lalu Prasad's insistence, the Opposition has presented a logic which Kumar can not dismiss: That Meira Kumar, the daughter of the famed Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram, who is as accomplished in governance as Kovind and more so a Bihari, was much more worthy of the CM's support.

Global 2 arrested for lynching JK cop outside mosque
Author: 0 2 arrested for lynching JK cop outside mosque

Some reports said that he allegedly pulled out his pistol and fired shots that injured three people. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the lynching of a senior police officer marked a "new low" in Jammu and Kashmir and it was "heartbreaking" to see the state "being pushed back several decades" due to the failure of the BJP-PDP government.

Author: 0 Nitish made 'mistake' by supporting Kovind for President: Lalu

As there is no provision of party whips in presidential elections, the BJP hopes that it may get the support of people who would like to vote for Kovind, irrespective of their party position. "Had it been so, they would have fielded Meira Kumar in the last election itself". Kumar, a former diplomat and daughter of the late Dalit icon Jagjivan Ram, was the unanimous choice of the 17 opposition parties that attended the meeting.

Author: 0 Twins Add Three In Draft

The photos' value skyrocketed Monday when the Minnesota Twins selected Lewis first overall and the Cincinnati Reds picked Greene at No. 2. Lewis hit.377 with four homers and stole 25 bases for JSerra Catholic High School . Among the second-round picks was North Carolina State shortstop Joseph Dunand, the nephew of Alex Rodriguez who was selected as a third baseman by Miami at No.

Author: 0 Divorce talks finally begin between Britain and the European Union

EU leaders should take a firm stance in Brexit negotiations with Britain, according to a poll carried out with citizens from nine major European nations. As with Monday's seven hours of meetings between Barnier, Davis and their teams, her emphasis is expected to be on easing tensions that have seen some spiky exchanges in recent months.

Global US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections
Author: 0 US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

Johnson discussed what many political observers agreed were a uniquely chaotic and complex set of circumstances during the campaign. The public version of the intelligence community's election assessment, which was released in January and was compiled by all 17 of America's intelligence agencies, concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered the campaign interference.

Author: 0 AGP, BPF to vote for Ram Nath Kovind

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called a meeting with senior Janata Dal (United) leaders today to decide the party's stance on the President's election for which NDA had chose Bihar's ex governor Ram Nath Kovind . The NDA, including Shiv Sena and the PDP of Jammu and Kashmir, which also extended support to Kovind, commands the support of 48.93 percent in the electoral college made up of MPs and MLAs.

Global Health care bill protesters stage
Author: 0 Health care bill protesters stage "die-in" outside McConnell's office

As expected, it did not go over well and now even former President Barack Obama is speaking out. At the White House on Thursday, Mr Trump expressed hope for quick action. "From the very beginning of this process, we have been clear that any legislation must protect the needs of individuals with cystic fibrosis and their ability to get adequate, affordable health insurance".

Author: 0 California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states

California's attorney general is blocking state-funded travel to Texas and three other states in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year. Bercerra also said: 'Our country has made great strides in dismantling prejudicial laws that have deprived too many of our fellow Americans of their precious rights.

Author: 0 Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall

The new settlement - the first since 1992, according to Israeli NGO Peace Now - is meant to house residents of the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona after the Israeli military demolished it in February. But since taking office, Trump has appeared to change his position. The settlements are considered illegal under global law, though Israel disputes this.

Global US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric
Author: 0 US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric

Iran's attack on Syria failed, as the majority of the Zulqifar missiles missed their target . The extremist group's 7 June attack on Tehran left at least 18 people dead and more than 50 injured. The missile operation "is just a very small part of the capability of Iran's punitive force against the terrorists and enemies", Sharif further noted .

Author: 0 Opposition picks Meira Kumar as the Presidential Candidate

Bahujan Samajwadi Party also extended its support to Meira as their Presidential candidate. "We have made an appeal today (Thursday) and will meet him at an iftar party tomorrow (Friday) and urge him to review his decision". The sources said former ambassador and governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi was still among the probables. The JD (U)'s surprise decision to back Kovind had led to cracks in the opposition camp as its chief Nitish Kumar was the one who had initiated the process for a joint ...

Author: 0 Hansen calls Gatland bully in referee row

With many players' families - including Murray's - and partners arriving into Auckland in recent days, the Lions have been able to switch off from the pressure of this build-up, comfortable in the belief that they are as well prepared as they could possibly be.

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

Daniel Kanter said last week. The family announced his death in a statement , saying that the "awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we received today".

Author: 0 Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Hours after the attack, the group announced that "soldiers of the caliphate" had launched the "blessed operation. on a gathering of Jews" and said it would attack again. Another Palestinian man from Hebron was also injured by Israeli security forces, despite playing no role in the attacks. More recently it claimed the June 2 attack on the Resorts World Manila , where 36 people were slain in a gun attack.

Global China's top diplomat holds talks with Donald Trump on North Korea
Author: 0 China's top diplomat holds talks with Donald Trump on North Korea

John Delury, a North Korea expert at Yonsei University in Seoul , said tour groups barely existed 10 years ago, and any sliver of "responsible engagement" between the US and North Korea is valuable. A ban on Americans visiting North Korea would only slightly add to Pyongyang's isolation and loss of revenue. Some of those companies including China-based Young Pioneer Tours , which took Warmbier to Pyongyang have now stopped taking Americans.

Global Arab states present demands to Qatar to end blockade
Author: 0 Arab states present demands to Qatar to end blockade

The embargo has been co-ordinated by the Saudis along with the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt . Qatar has been given 10 days to comply with the demands . Qatar must also align itself politically, economically and otherwise with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the regional intergovernmental union consisting of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf, save for Iraq.

Author: 0 What GOP Opposition To Senate Health Care Bill Means For Its Passage

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Republicans hold only 52 seats in the Senate. Even more than the 720,000 he estimated would be without coverage based on his analysis of a bipartisan report on the health care bill passed by the House last month.

Author: 0 Trump releases financial disclosure for 2016

As the AMPA notes, Trump has had $ 20 million in revenue from his new hotel in Washington, which opened very close to the White House in September. Revenue from television shows like "The Apprentice" fell to US$1.1 million, down from US$6 million a year earlier. The latest report shows Trump resigned from more than 500 positions, stepping down from many on the day before his inauguration .

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower blaze sparked by faulty fridge

Cladding on the outside of Grenfell Tower is suspected to have hastened the spread of the blaze which killed at least 79 people . The form, which would release the £5,500 pledged by the government to each survivor, stated: "I confirm that this is required to compensate me for expenses I have incurred or need to incur as a effect of the Grenfell Tower tragedy".

Global Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump's administration, which already said it put Iran " on notice " for its ballistic missile tests, will respond. As per the reports, several ground-to-ground, mid-range missiles were fired from bases in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

Global Philippines: Islamist Militants Withdraw from School
Author: 0 Philippines: Islamist Militants Withdraw from School

Only a handful of residents remain, he said, and large areas of Marawi , especially the downtown commercial district, are "devastated" by the government bombardments. Año, citing intelligence shared by foreign counterparts, told the ST that Mahmud was suspected of channelling more than 30 million pesos (RM2.6 million) from the Islamic State group to acquire firearms, food and other supplies for the attack in Marawi .

Global Multiple casualties as vehicle bomb hits bank in south Afghanistan
Author: 0 Multiple casualties as vehicle bomb hits bank in south Afghanistan

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but Helmand has been at the center of bitter battles between the Taliban and Afghan security forces, aided by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops. The Taliban has released a new video of two abducted foreign professors of the Kabul-based American University of Afghanistan in which the professors are calling on the US government to enter a prisoner exchange deal with the militants.

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