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Lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation

One of Donald Trump's personal lawyers has told reporters the President is not under investigation for obstruction of justice , but when pressed on the assertion, said he could not be certain. In an NBC interview on May 11, Trump said "When I chose to [fire Comey], I said to myself, I said you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made up story ". Lire la suite »

Red Sox announcer apologizes for comments made Tuesday

After finishing 22nd in total offense and 19th in home runs in the league last season, the Yankees now rank fourth in the league in both of those categories. "He made quality pitches", said Jackie Bradley Jr., who was 0-for-3. "I haven't been very consistent". Sanchez was dropped from second to sixth in the batting order, flipping slots with Aaron Hicks . Lire la suite »

Trump attorney says president not under investigation in Russia probe

The attorney told both shows - as well as the NBC News and Fox News Sunday morning programs - that Trump was simply responding to a Washington Post report that said special counsel Robert Mueller's Federal Bureau of Investigation probe has widened to include a look into potential obstruction of justice and financial crimes by Trump associates. Lire la suite »

Indian president condoles former German chancellor Helmut Kohl's death

Bild reported in its online edition that Kohl died on Friday morning in his home in Ludwigshafen, in western Germany . "Throughout our endeavours, Helmut was a rock - both steady and strong". Kohl was the first chancellor of the reunited Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall . Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (L) and German Chancellor Helmut Kohl exchange fountain pens after signing a contract in Bonn, Germany, in November 1990. Lire la suite »

Insulating skin on high-rises has fueled fires before London

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In a letter to Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Ms Coat Dent wrote: "I have been told that some people who have lost their homes have been sent out of borough and are being given only £10 per day subsistence". The death toll rose to 30 on Friday but authorities warned it would increase further, as fire crews picked their way through the wreckage of the blaze in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Lire la suite »

These Three Americans Are Still Imprisoned In North Korea

There is no clear sign that the former National Basketball Association bad boy will meet leader Kim Jong Un , as he did on previous visits to the isolated country. " Our son is coming home ", father Fred Warmbier said. "At the moment, we're just treating this like he's been in an accident". A medical team and aircraft were organized, and North Korea was informed that a delegation would travel there. Lire la suite »

Bette Midler Defies Play-Off Music in Tony Acceptance Speech

The awards for leading actor and actress in a play went to Present Laughter star Kevin Kline , and, from A Doll's House, Part 2 , Laurie Metcalf , who beat Cate Blanchett. The House of Cards star was joined for the opening by US talk show presenter Stephen Colbert and 2008 Tony's host Whoopi Goldberg, who also joked about her sexuality as she stepped out of a closet to make her big entrance. Lire la suite »

Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

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Mueller prior reputation of integrity. Rosenstein took command of the investigation in early March, when Sessions announced that he was recusing himself due to his substantial role in Trump's presidential campaign previous year. Rosenstein, however, privately told people at the Justice Department if circumstances would change, he would reconsider recusing himself. Trump has expressed increasing dissatisfaction with the Justice Department since Mueller's appointment. Lire la suite »

Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

Many police cars and ambulances responded to the incident. "We do not know how many were injured or killed, but our prayers are with the victims and families". "I just hope they did", witness Cynthia Vanzella wrote on Twitter . An eyewitness told the BBC: "Everyone was shouting "a van's hit people". It appears from eyewitness accounts that the perpetrator was motivated by Islamophobia", he said. Lire la suite »

Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market

The deal for the 39-year-old, upscale Whole Foods , which has posted seven straight quarterly sales drops as competitors have increased their organic offerings and been more aggressive on pricing, follows its board shake-up and new cost-cutting plan last month amid pressure from activist hedge fund investor Jana Partners LLC. Lire la suite »

Stay put? Deadly London fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule

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The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling may have spread the flames. The rules vary from place to place, as does advice about when to evacuate, but fire experts say the "shelter-in-place" directive is usually applied to buildings of 15 stories or more. Lire la suite »

Everything you need to know about the Grenfell Tower fire protest

Protesters sit down in Oxford Circus during a rally calling for justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire on June 16. Protests were held in London on Friday as residents demanded support for those affected by the fire . The Independent reports that Saye posted to Facebook at 3 am Wednesday that she and her mother were trapped in their apartment, and asked people to pray for them. Lire la suite »

Trump not included in Russia probe: lawyer

Wallace: You just said that he's being investigated . You stated some facts. On May 17 the Department of Justice appointed Mueller as special counsel to head up the Russian Federation investigation. Yet Trump's angry tweets on Friday underscored the near-impossible challenge his advisers and legal team have in trying to get him to avoid weighing in on an active probe. Lire la suite »

Trump brands newest political enemy: the witch hunt

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2017 .massive regulation cuts, 36 new legislative bills signed, great new S.C.Justice, and Infrastructure, Healthcare and Tax Cuts in works! "The new Rasmussen Poll , one of the most accurate in the 2016 Election, just out with a Trump 50% Approval Rating.That's higher than O's #'s!" As Navy officials work to notify families in the United States that the bodies of missing sailors have been recovered from the USS Fitzgerald, Donald Trump took to ... Lire la suite »

Banned building materials suspected in London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire: UK government

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A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence on Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies. If the number is confirmed, it would make the Grenfell Tower blaze the deadliest in London since World War Two . Experts believe the exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower early Wednesday ... Lire la suite »

Mumbai serial blasts case verdict out: Abu Salem, Mustafa Dossa found guilty

According to the prosecution, Mustafa Dossa , Tiger Memon and Chhota Shakeel organised training camps in Pakistan and in India to impart and undergo weapon and arms training and handling of explosives. When Dawood Ibrahim and company fled Mumbai after executing the serial blasts, it was Abu Salem who sat at the helm of the organisation and called the shots. Lire la suite »

First State comes up empty in latest giant Powerball jackpot drawing

Saturday's estimated $447.8-million jackpot, the seventh largest in Powerball history, beat out the $435.3 million won by a ticket buyer in IN in a February 22 drawing, after a late surge in ticket buying. "We will not know who California's latest Powerball victor is until at least Monday morning at 8 a.m". The cash prize would be $273.1 million. "There was one victor sold by the California Lottery for the last drawing's $447,800,000 grand prize", according to a statement. Lire la suite »

150 gather at Minnesota park for Castile rally

But no video existed of exactly what happened inside the vehicle in the key seconds before Reynolds began filming, leaving a jury to decide whether to believe Officer Jeronimo Yanez's testimony that Castile was pulling out his gun despite his commands and he fired in fear for his life. Lire la suite »

Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target

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Trump attorney Jay Sekulow insisted on Sunday's Meet the Press that "the president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction [of justice]", and that the reason he tweeted otherwise was not because he knew he was under investigation , as one might expect a president would, but because he had read a news report saying that he was. Lire la suite »

Letters - PRI Response To US Withdrawal From Climate Agreement

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Trump's decision drew heavy criticism within the USA and internationally, including in China , which swiftly recommitted itself to the agreement forged with the administration of former President Obama. For diplomatic, environmental, and economic reasons, the USA must remain a signatory to the agreement. There is substantial economic opportunity in renewables. Lire la suite »

Iraqi forces remove IS fighters from vicinity of USbase in Syria

This sector houses the strategically important Syrian-Iraqi-Jordanian triangle, where the borders of the three states cross. Iraqi Al-Waleed border crossing with Syria in the province of Anbar, western of Iraq. Back in May, a US-led coalition, which has been purportedly fighting Daesh in Syria since 2014, struck a convoy of Damascus-allied forces that was moving towards al-Tanf. Lire la suite »

Should Trump fire Mueller, Part Five

The denial Sunday by Jay Sekulow , one of several personal lawyers Trump has hired to represent him in the Russian Federation case, is the latest of many examples in which the president's aides and lawyers have scrambled to avert a public-relations mess created by Trump's tweets , off-script remarks or leaked private conversations. Lire la suite »