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Trump under investigation over Comey firing

The White House has not invoked executive privilege and Sessions, in a novel legal argument, said he was trying to protect Trump in case the president wanted to invoke the privilege at some later point. He insisted he never knew anything about the Russian Federation probe or had any role in it. There's a viral photo showing Jeff Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak together on a day Sessions claims the two never met, but the image isn't quite the smoking gun some are claiming ... Lire la suite »

India beat Bangladesh, set up title clash with Pakistan

Jasprit Bumrah struck late to remove Mahmadullah (21) and Mosaddek Hossain (15), but Mortaza's salvo that included five fours gave Bangladesh something to cling to. We can't just be hoping to take wickets all the time, especially against a batting order like India. "Hopefully the results will be in our favour", he added. Lire la suite »

London fire: Theresa May orders public inquiry into blaze

The visit can be seen as a response to the anger of residents from the west London neighbourhood after the British Prime Minister visited the scene of the fire without meeting victims. "Mohammed undertook a unsafe journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom, in his own home". But unlike opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who was confronted by a young boy asking "How many children died?", May did not meet with residents, ... Lire la suite »

Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russian Federation probe


President Donald Trump's tough stance against illegal immigration, saying it was responsible for a more than 70 percent drop in illegal crossings of the U.S. The president has also hired his own lawyer amid probes by a special counsel and congressional committees. Just before the story broke, Trump wrote a pair of angry tweets, suggesting that Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the election , should be under investigation instead of him. Lire la suite »

Theresa May confident government's Queen's speech will happen next week


She is now seeking an alliance with a hardline unionist party in Northern Ireland to cling on to power. Before the Mansion House dinner was cancelled because of the fire, finance minister Hammond had been due to tackle fears among the financial elite that May's insistence that " no deal is better than a bad deal" would cost them business. Lire la suite »

London Firefighters Search for More High-Rise Fire Victims, at Least 12 Dead

London Police said a criminal investigation had been launched, and Prime Minister Theresa May announced a public inquiry, a type of probe that's used to investigate issues of major public concern. "Early media reports suggest that this event has similarities with other fires that have occurred recently around the world", Angus Law, a professor at the Center for Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, told The Telegraph . Lire la suite »

Britain says Brexit talks to start Monday

Meanwhile, "talks on [Brexit] talks" continued in Brussels on Thursday. May gambled that a strong election win, as forecast by some pollsters, would boost her majority in the House of Commons in time for the Brexit talks, but instead, her party surrendered 13 seats in the lower chamber. Lire la suite »

Explosion hits entrance to kindergarten in eastern China


The public security ministry announced in a statement on Friday that the suspect, surnamed Xu, suffered from health problems and rented a room near the kindergarten in Fengxian, where Thursday's blast occurred. Pictures circulating on Chinese social media showed about a dozen women and children lying on the ground in what appeared to be the immediate aftermath of the blast. Lire la suite »

Al-Shabab terrorists kill 31 in pizza restaurant siege


Survivors described harrowing scenes of hiding under tables and behind curtains as attackers searched for patrons in the darkened Pizza House restaurant, firing their weapons. "The holy month of Ramadan is a time of peace and compassion; the attackers have shown cynical contempt for this, and set back the prospect for a peaceful solution to Somalia's problems", he added. Lire la suite »

Rihanna Is the Best Thing About DJ Khaled's New Video


Floating over the track, Rihanna and Tiller croon on about the " wild thoughts " they have when they approach someone they've got some romantic feelings for. " Wild Thoughts " became one of Grateful's most anticipated tracks from the moment the video for it was seen being shot a short while ago, and that was before anyone even knew the name of the song. Lire la suite »

Austintown American Legion, VFW ceremoniously retire Old Glories on Flag Day


It was an emotional day for the Vietnam War veteran. When the flag was cut into four pieces, Scouts carefully placed them on a burning campfire that seemed to match the heat of the day, giving the American symbol a worthy retirement. "Only way to properly honor the flag is to get rid of it in a very special ceremonial way", Patrick said. On a brilliant Flag Day afternoon, members of the Sanford Thomas-Daniels-Hand American Legion Post 443 raised a new flag above the post on Meridian ... Lire la suite »

McCann still hopes for 'sensible resolution' with DOT on controversial ad


The advertising giant also said it had not yet "received formal communication" from the DOT about the cutting of their partnership, which was announced by the government agency in a hastily-called press conference on Thursday. The decision appeared to be a sudden change of the DOT's Wednesday decision to continue the new ads about the country's projection in the worldwide committee in spite of the negative feedback on it. Lire la suite »

Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire


Water being sprayed on the torched building. Police say that 17 people died in the fire and that figure is expected to rise significantly. Stuart Cundy said that "we believe this number will sadly increase". "We have to get to the bottom of this". Luxury empty properties in Kensington should be taken over by the Government to prevent Grenfell Tower fire victims having to leave the area, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested. Lire la suite »

London fire: Flammable cladding outlawed in NZ

Others leapt from high floors rather than succumb to the flames. There were other reports of adults jumping. "It's wrong if there is a delay because people are living in thousands of tower blocks all around the country and they need to know the lessons are going to be learned quickly", she said . Lire la suite »

Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller


It's obvious that you Comey-worshippers are so intent to discredit everything Trump , that you are genuflecting at a hero of your own making who is fatally flawed. Trump asked Comey to end the agency's investigation of Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, and also to make some sort of public statement that he was not personally under investigation in order to clear "the cloud" hanging over his presidency, according Comey's testimony. Lire la suite »

Germany's Merkel Says EU Ready To Negotiate Brexit, No Change Seen

May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with two former prime ministers calling on her to soften her European Union exit approach. While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have baulked at the potential loss of a "frictionless border" with the Republic of Ireland. The proposed deal would see the DUP back the Conservatives in votes on the Budget and confidence motions. Lire la suite »

Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

Appeals are being made on social media for news of friends and family who are still missing and the Indian High Commission in London has also made an appeal on Facebook for any Indians caught up in the tragedy to make contact. Kensington and Chelsea Council admitted it had received complaints over the works, after a residents' action group said its warnings about safety had fallen on "deaf ears". Lire la suite »

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation


FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation. It is the most significant sign yet that Mueller's investigation is extending beyond questions of Russian interference in the 2016 election. While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment. Lire la suite »

Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of the jury


It was read to them by the judge. Jurors began deliberating at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on Monday after a weeklong proceeding in Pennsylvania that saw prosecutors and defense lawyers paint starkly different portraits of the once-beloved comedian. Lire la suite »

Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

These fasts allowed him to successfully deflect the fire he faced because of the plight of farmers in his state. To restore peace in the area, Chouhan will begin his fast at Dussehra Maidan in Bhopal where he will be holding an open "durbar" to address the grievances of farmers. Lire la suite »