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No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept

Gingrich struck a different chord in an interview with CBS' "This Morning" on Tuesday, flatly denying that Trump is considering firing Mueller . "Mr Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue,"White House press secretary Sean Spicer said later". Ruddy seemed to derive his assessment at least in part from comments Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal, made over the weekend on ABC News' "This Week". Read More »

Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found


Police say they are investigating the case as a triple homicide . Brinkman was taken into custody after a almost 9 hour standoff in Brunswick that ended around 5:30 a.m. Police officers forced entry into the home this morning and were able to take Brinkman into custody by utilizing a stun gun, police said. Maier stated he did not think the three women who Brinkman allegedly killed had known or heard of the Johns. Read More »

Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (TD) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

The bank reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.08. IBC downgraded Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) on Friday, August 26 to "Sector Performer" rating. More notable recent Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) news were published by: which released: "Is Toronto-Dominion Bank a Buy After 2nd-Quarter Results?" on May 25, 2017, also with their article: "TD Bank: Moving Past The Scandal" published on ... Read More »

Trump's Lawyer to File Complaint Over Comey's 'Leaked' Memo

Ousted FBI Director James Comey provided a lot of answers during his public testimony before a Senate committee, but he left one substantial question unanswered: How did the FBI know Attorney General Jeff Sessions was going to step aside from the investigation into the Trump campaign's Russian Federation ties? He also reiterated that the ex-FBI director , dismissed on 9 May, is a filter, referring to Comey's recognition of having provided some information to the press to put the ... Read More »

Donald Trump sued by two states over business links

The foreign emoluments clause prohibits the president and other government employees from accepting foreign gifts and payments without congressional approval. "This case is, at its core, about the right of Marylanders, residents of the District of Columbia and all Americans to have honest government", Frosh said, adding they need to see Trump's financial records to know the "extent of Trump's constitutional violations". Read More »

US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma


He was in a coma and had to be medically evacuated. Otto Warmbier's parents said their son is in a coma and has been for more than a year - but they only learned about his condition a week ago. The official said the last instruction Trump gave Tillerson was to "take care of Otto". USA officials continue to question the North Korean version of events surrounding Warmbier's treatment in the country and his release. Read More »

Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

He said invoking executive privilege would be on "shaky legal ground" and stressed that Comey deserved to have his "day in court" after repeated attacks by Trump and reports of undue pressure. "We'll be watching with the rest of the world when Director Comey testifies", White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said on telly, indicating no immediate signs of a clampdown. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

While members of the Senate Intelligence Committee have portrayed their work as a non-partisan search for truth about Russian campaign interference, questions to Sessions on Tuesday afternoon generally had a party-line flavor. " I did not do so", Sessions replied. He also alleged to have never conversed with Comey about his job performance prior to his firing. This one simply underscored the fact that Sessions' answers so far made it look like he'd come for the hearing ... Read More »

Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final


Louis. And doing it the way Pittsburgh did it? And if they win another, could very well be the greatest hockey team of this generation. Only teammate Evgeni Malkin (28 points) had more than Crosby's 27 this postseason. Sixteen seed. No one really gave us a chance against anyone and here we are in Game 6. If it's not players still out there winning Cups - Cullen, Justin Williams, Andrew Ladd, etc. Read More »

137 dead in Bangladesh landslides; 4000 moved to govt shelters


Four soldiers died when a mudslide smashed into them while they were trying to clear a blocked road in the remote Rangamati district on Tuesday, said army official Mohammed Redwan . Twelve were killed in Chittagong, according to Ekattor TV. Numerous victims belonged to the ethnic minority or tribal groups who live in makeshift structures along the hills in Bandarban and Rangamati where power cuts and no road connection have enhanced miseries of the residents, officials said. Read More »

Defense Secretary James Mattis Says the US Is 'Not Winning in Afghanistan'

Despite support from the committee, Mattis said "Congress as a whole has met the present challenge with lassitude, not leadership". Some US officials have questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much less create stability and security. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' To North Korea


In Tokyo, a visiting senior US official said his government is aware of Rodman's trip and wishes him well. Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea since the two countries never signed a peace treaty to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War. Read More »

Fire engulfs tower block in west London


A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, police and fire services said. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. "Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire", said Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly in a statement. Read More »

Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea


The Stalinist regime rarely engages Americans, and Rodman's personal relationship with "Supreme Leader" Kim makes him a valuable asset when it comes to painting a fuller picture of the us adversary's profile. North Korea has been testing a range of missiles in recent weeks and continuing with its rapid development of arms technologies, despite repeated worldwide condemnation. Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony

Sessions said it would be "absurd" to suggest that a recusal from a single investigation would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI . " I do recall being one of the last ones to leave, I don't know how that occurred", he said. Other than disputing Comey's claim that Sessions seemed helpless to rein in the president, there was none of that in Sessions' remarks. Read More »

I didn't plot with Russia, Jeff Sessions tells US Senate


Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 13. But the attorney general added that he needed to not discuss his conversations with Trump, to preserve the president's ability to theoretically invoke executive privilege in the future. Read More »

US student freed by North Koreans is back home

An ambulance took Warmbier from the airport to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor after he was detained in January 2016 in Pyongyang for what North Korea said were hostile acts against its regime. Read More »

U.S. appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban

The appeals court, which also ruled against Trump's first travel ban in February, concluded that his own statements made clear that the revised version contains the same flaw by targeting Muslims. On the morning after the ruling, President Trump tweeted his criticism of the court's ruling, stating: "Well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again - Ruled against the TRAVEL BAN at such a unsafe time in the history of our country. Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies `false and scurrilous Russia allegations´

Addressing allegations that he had unreported meetings with Russian officials while he advised the Trump campaign, Sessions said he had already acknowledged two encounters previous year with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. "Now, you're not answering questions". Dianne Feinstein, of California, to be a resounding voice in the chamber, while Sen. Sessions said that he was not sure what was "explicitly" in Trump's mind when he made a decision to fire Comey. Read More »

Paris accord withdrawal is about more than climate

Also on June 1, the United States' withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement became official, when Trump announced that his administration would exit the agreement. Trump, in withdrawing from the historic worldwide effort to keep the global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius, proclaimed, "I was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not Paris". Read More »

Sasha Obama's real name has freaked out the internet


Birthday wishes rang in from around the country, and fans expressed their admiration for the teen on social media after photographs of her party emerged online. We can't complain about "these kids" anymore'. There are two reasons you're reading this article: you didn't know Sasha Obama's birth name is Natasha (it is), or you did know, and just wanted to check if other people were freaking out (they are). Read More »