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Former asst. special counsel: Don't expect public updates

Trump has denounced the FBI investigation as a witch hunt and a charade, and said Wednesday that Mueller would find no evidence that his presidential campaign cooperated with Russian intelligence. Trump has made similar complaints before, but this one came the day after the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the federal Trump-Russia investigation. Read More »

President Trump Is Interviewing These Four People for FBI Director

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That was the White House's position initially after the deputy attorney general argued in a memo that Comey had erred in handling the FBI's investigation into Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, even though Trump had praised Comey on the campaign trail previous year. Read More »

Trump to Interview Joe Lieberman, 3 Others for FBI Director Post

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Monday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, whose memo on Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email case was cited by the White House as rationale for his firing, were heading the process of finding a replacement. Read More »

Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'

That it was the first time a sitting vice president set up such a committee, as NBC News reported , stoked chatter about his motives and speculation about Pence 2020, which was quickly dismissed. "I'm not even - there's not even a point making a comment on that". Ayers called the registration "a legal necessity", downplaying any appearance that Pence's PAC is connected with any current Trump-related issues. Read More »

Trump can't land helicopter on ancient fortress, cancels visit

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Bush did when he visited. Former President Bill Clinton had an even more arduous trek to the summit, according to Campbell: "He came up with the old cable vehicle and walked up 100 steps". News of the president's cancellation stirred reactions among observers of the American-Israeli relationship and officials inside the country. Trump's visit to Israel has already been under a diplomatic test. Read More »

Son of £101 million Wisbech lottery victor loses court claim on fortune

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Judge Nigel Gerald said the idea that Mr Dawes' father would "cough up" whenever he was asked was a "strange conclusion". But judge Nigel Gerald today dismissed the claim, ruling: "There was no basis on which any rational or normal human being could conclude that they could go back for more money whenever they wanted". Read More »

Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, colluding with Russian Federation

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President Donald Trump, striking a defiant tone on Thursday after days of political tumult, denied asking former FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe into his former national security adviser and decried a "witch hunt" against him. And the reason Trump tweeted what he did about Comey is because the New York Times had just reported Trump sought a loyalty pledge from Comey at a dinner shortly after Trump's inauguration. Read More »

Neal delivers in OT as Predators edge Ducks

Nashville now holds a 1-0 lead in the series after the huge road victory at Honda Center. Mike Trout crossed Katella Avenue to support the Ducks for the second time in three playoff games. The Ducks could potentially lose Silfverberg to the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft this summer. Twelve months and two playoff rounds later, they came to Honda Center on Friday with the same problem. Read More »

Iran Elections: 'Hardliner' Supporters Like to Party Too

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An associate of Iran's conservative supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Mr Raisi chairs the country's oldest and richest charitable organisation, Astan Qudi Razavi Institute. Raisi has accused Rouhani of being corrupt and of mismanaging the economy. But, particularly during the election campaign, he has taken a striking line, attacking Raisi for his own role as a prosecutor in decades-old mass executions and berating the Revolutionary Guard for its anti-Israel sloganeering. Read More »

Flynn reportedly told Trump team he was under investigation before inauguration

Republicans and Democrats alike were eager to hear from Comey, who has increasingly emerged as a central figure in the unfolding drama. In response, President Trump chose to give him one of the most sensitive jobs in the US government. The person who described the Comey memo to the AP was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. The full New York Times report can be read here . Read More »

Plane crashes in Bergen County, New Jersey

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No injuries were reported on the ground. "The plane was seen listing to its left side, so obviously there was some sort of malfunction", Cleary said. Officials said the plane crashed into a parking lot near the buildings that caught fire. Read More »

Trump denies he asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

The Times also reports that the day after Trump talked to Comey about Flynn, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus asked Comey to assist with pushing back against reports that during the campaign, Trump associates had been in contact with Russian intelligence officials. Read More »

India's Supreme Court asks: 'Is triple talaq sinful?

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However, Muchchala, who is also a member of the AIMPLB Executive Committee, referred to the recent resolution passed by the AIMPLB conclave at Lucknow in April where it had asked the community to boycott men who take recourse to instant triple talaq . Read More »

State's Top Cop Reflects On The Sacrifices Made By Law Enforcement

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Republican President Donald Trump bathed the White House in blue light Monday night to honor fallen cops for Peace Officers Memorial Day. It began when President Kennedy established May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day in 1962, and a joint resolution of Congress established the rest of the week as national police week . Read More »

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

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One in every 10 acres of American farmland is planted to be exported to Mexico and Canada. "We would love to notify Congress as soon as they're ready", he said . The U.S. hopes to retain the existing three-way structure of the deal, Lighthizer said. -Canada trade tensions have escalated. The US Senate confirmed Robert Lighthizer to serve as the next United States Trade Representative (USTR), approving the worldwide trade lawyer's nomination with a final vote of 82-14. Read More »

La dernière de Trump — États-Unis

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Selon de nouvelles allégations, d'abord révélées mardi par le New York Times puis confirmées à Reuters par une source et relayées par d'autres médias, Donald Trump a demandé en février à James Comey, qui était encore directeur du FBI, de mettre un terme à l'enquête sur les contacts russes de son ex-conseiller à la sécurité nationale Michael Flynn. Read More »

Rex Tillerson Uses 'Palestine' - Will White House Retract Remark Again?

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Tillerson, speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday morning, said Trump is taking a very "deliberative approach" to the issue. In a bitter diplomatic incident, a senior member of the USA delegation making preparations for Trump's visit to Israel next week angrily rejected a request that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accompany the president when he visits the Western Wall, Channel 2 reported Monday. Read More »

Pope Seeks To End Stigma Of Devastating Huntington's Disease

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After thanking the scientists who have dedicated themselves to studying and researching a treatment for Huntington's Disease, he reminded them that research even for the highest and most noble causes is subject to ethical restrictions. Symptoms often appear after individuals reach adulthood, usually between ages 30 and 50. As a result, many families and caretakers choose to hide their relatives with Huntington's from society, further amplifying psychiatric problems like depression and ... Read More »

Former Inquirer TV Columnist Reflects On Roger Ailes' Career

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Not sure I would have been President w/o his great talent, loyal help. Few other details were immediately available, including whether the victim was taken to the hospital. Bush. When it comes down to it though, whether you like him or not, you have to admit that he was a very powerful political figure - perhaps not exactly what you want in a CEO of a TV news station though. Read More »

Kashmir border violence kills two in India

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An evacuation plan was activated for shifting over 1,500 people from various border hamlets to safer places. Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted that Indian army has been targeting civilians on both sides of Line of Control in the recent past, adding that "any misadventure by Indian army across Line Of Control will be a miscalculation, shall be responded with full force". Read More »

Graham calls on Comey to testify, doesn't want 'trial by newspaper'

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National security adviser H.R. McMaster said the information would have been known to news consumers, though the administration had reportedly asked news outlets not to share certain details that Trump disclosed. Flynn, who ended up being fired from the position after just 24 days, is at the center of a sprawling federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. Read More »

World leaders react to Macron's win

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The president said the transfer of power would take place just a week after Macron's election as the youngest president in modern France. Although many across Europe were relieved that the anti-immigrant euroskeptic National Front (FN) leader Le Pen was defeated, many in France felt deflated after they felt they had chosen "the lesser of two evils", as one French voter put it to DW. Read More »