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Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russia probe


Accusations of obstruction arose last month when President Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Officials say that changed shortly after Comey's firing . If Mueller knew he was going to be named special counsel, it is unlikely he divulged that information to Trump. And, if so, do Trump and the White House have to hand them over? Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. Read More »

Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Mueller wants to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers, according to the people, who asked for anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - about whether Trump sought to interfere ... Read More »

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

North Korean doctors had provided copies of brain scans dated to April 2016, consistent with the claim that he had been in a coma for more than a year. Ruggiero said there are multiple arguments for restricting USA tourism to North Korea, including limiting the hard currency the regime receives from such trips. Read More »

Reporters Repeatedly Ask Spicer Same Question on Comey Tapes, Get Same Answer


While the agency said they did not posses either, that does not preclude the possibility that other individuals or agencies recorded White House conversations secretly. " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", Comey said . Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he was "not aware" of recordings, while his deputy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave a cheekier response. Read More »

Resignation pressure rises on British leader after election


Labour party Leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs up as he arrives at Labour Party headquarters in central London , June 9, 2017. The Scottish National Party (SNP) were down by 22, losing seats to the Tories, Labour and Lib Dems, in a major setback for Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Laptop, Pro and Studio devices arrive in Blighty


You'll need to pay extra to get the Surface Type Cover and, now, the Surface Pen, which previously came in the box with all but the cheapest model. When my desktop at home died past year I used this setup with my Surface Pro for months. What certainly hasn't changed is your supply of connections. Even when you check out the input options on this product, you still don't even have a USB-C port . Read More »

London attacker told Italian police he "wanted to be a terrorist"


London police have said all 12 people held since the attack late Saturday from the Barking neighborhood, have been freed. Zaghba's mother, Valeria Khadija Collina, said he became radicalised online, echoing concerns raised by Theresa May that the internet can be fertile ground for breeding extremism. Read More »

US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats


When Comey admitted that he is a leaker, having used a law professor buddy to send his "Dear Diary" worries on President Trump to The New York Times , we at last had a poster boy for the Trump haters who were anonymously directing the narrative that dominated the media. Read More »

China kindergarten explosion a criminal case, authorities say

The blast happened at 4:48 p.m. on Thursday, as relatives were waiting to pick up pupils from Chuangxin Kindergarten in Fengxian County at the end of the school day, police said. A police vehicle blocked access to the kindergarten early Friday, far from the scene of the tragedy as reporters tried to reach the school. China in the past witnessed knife attacks on kindergarten school children by disgruntled people. Read More »

A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers


But he said news of the shooting came "totally out of the blue". Like millions of other Americans, he supported Senator Bernie Sanders , an independent who sought the Democratic presidential nomination and condemns violence. Authorities said James Hodgkinson expressed grievances online about the president and Republicans, but they're still working to determine a concrete motive for the shooting. Read More »

Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel

The military conflict began when Israel on June 5 launched a sudden pre-emptive airstrike that destroyed nearly all of the Egyptian air force on the ground. A Defense Ministry committee advanced the plans and may do so for about 1,000 more on Wednesday, the organization said in a statement . While Israelis and Palestinians are marking the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the war on Monday 5 June, they will do so in very different ways. Read More »

Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidant


Said Ryan: "I know Bob Mueller". Justice Department rules prohibit the dismissal of a special counsel without cause. "If there were not good cause, it would not matter to me what anybody said", he said. High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the US election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. Read More »

Senate passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

Meanwhile, the National Iranian American Council, which supports the nuclear deal , said the bill amounted to a "new toy" with which Trump could "wreak havoc" in the Middle East. The bill seeks to target businesses and financial institutions that have commercial dealings with any entity designated by the US for playing a role in Iran's ballistic missile program. Read More »

President Trump denounces reports of widening Russia probe

According to Trump's tweet on Thursday, the investigation by Mueller came up with a story about collusion with #Russia, found no evidence. In characteristic style Mr Trump himself struck back on Twitter . Several congressional panels are also investigating the Russian Federation issue, which has cast a shadow over the early months of Trump's presidency. Read More »

Senate Health Care Bill Remains Shrouded in Secrecy


Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., called NIH "one of our greatest partners" in the fight against overdose deaths in the state, which has a drug overdose death rate triple the national average. Although Gov. LePage has vetoed bills to expand Medicaid , Maine voters will have an opportunity to support Medicaid expansion in a referendum in November. Read More »

Trump 'faces obstruction of justice probe'


But Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller last month, testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller. A separate Washington Post report has said that Mr Coats told associates in March that the president had asked him to try to get the Federal Bureau of Investigation to back off. Read More »

Trump 'investigated for possible obstruction of justice'

To summarise - 150 days in, President Trump is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his campaign's possible collusion with Russia's meddling in the 2016 election to damage his democratic opponent. Read More »

Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotion


The other Capitol Police agent who was on site yesterday when shots were fired, Crystal Griner, was shot in in the ankle and remained hospitalized Thursday. "Every time there's an incident where a police officer has been injured, we all feel that pain", he said. Captain Howard said Virginia Capitol Police did not increase security after Wednesday's shooting, but they did monitor the situation closely. Read More »

Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise


The game will allow "everyone in our community to focus on our kids who need us the most, and giving kids a safe place to go after school is something that we can all agree upon, regardless of party or politics". The third ranking member of the House Republican leadership, Scalise had been an avid player since his election to Congress in 2008. They said he was given "multiple units" of blood and will require additional operations. Read More »