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Trump claims Comey conversations may have been surveilled

Trump admitted this week that he didn't record his conversations with Comey. "Lordy I hope there are tapes ", Comey said when he testified before a Senate committee, because he believed that accurate recordings of his conversations with Trump would support his contention that the President had pressured him on the Russian Federation matters. Read More »

Democratic Rep: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come and Gone'


However, the truth is a little more complicated than that. In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won. Read More »

Sushma targets Meira Kumar using old video, news report


However, Janata Dal-United leader Shayam Rajak said JD-U is part of the Grand Alliance and it will not join the NDA. Alliance and individual party policies were two separate things and nobody could dictate terms to the JD (U) on policy matters, he said, hinting that it was not in the interest of the alliance to continue under a cloud of uncertainty. Read More »

Trump says Senate GOP health care holdouts are 'four good guys'

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has pushed for a vote before the July 4th Independence Day holiday recess that begins at the end of this week. Two senators, who span much of the ideological range of the Republican conference in the Senate. They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private calls. Read More »

So Yeon Ryu wins in Arkansas; 1st 2-time winner this year


Sung Hyun Park almost matched the course record with an 8-under 63 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the NW Arkansas Championship. Ranked third in the world, Ryu finished at 16-under par - breaking the 36-hole record for the tournament by two strokes - to lead second placed players Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand and Stacy Lewis by five strokes. Read More »

Britons cry for London fire victims as death toll rises to 79


He said five of the dead had been formally identified, and it would be a slow and painstaking task to identify the others because of the intensity of the fire. Prime Minister Theresa May announced a public inquiry into the disaster as police investigate whether any criminal offenses were committed. Irishman Dennis Murphy remains missing after he called family on the morning of the fire to say he was trapped on the 14th floor. Read More »

Unclear when inmates will return to Georgia


Along with the high speeds, two Sheriff's Office's vehicles were shot at by the suspects. Both of the suspects are now in custody at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office . They're accused of fatally shooting Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue before they auto jacked a driver that happened to pull up behind the bus traveling on Highway 16 in Putnam county. Read More »

Turkey Bans Gay Pride March For 'Security Reason'


For several years, Pride Week in Istanbul a. Gay pride parades in Istanbul took place for more than a decade until 2015, when police broke up the march using tear gas and water cannons. The planned parade coincides with the Id al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan . "(The bans are) a reflection of the increasingly conservative and majoritarian policies of the government", said Murat Koylu, of the Ankara-based Koas GL, a group promoting LGBTI rights. Read More »

Rhiannon hits back on Greens schools split


Last week, Greens leader Richard Di Natale and education spokeswoman Sarah Hanson-Young maintained they were open to negotiate to "improve" the bill and won significant amendments including $5bn extra, an independent funding body and set state funding targets. Read More »

John Podesta likely to be interviewed by House Intelligence Committee next week


Today in presidential concern-trolling: President Trump feigns outrage over what happened in the Democratic primary in order to discuss something other than Russia, or healthcare, or Russian healthcare. The tweet comes as congressional committees and Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller continue investigations into Russia's efforts to influence the USA election and the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian officials, including allegations of collusion between his campaign and ... Read More »

United States 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria


The drone was identified as a Shaheed-129 that displayed "hostile intent and advanced" on coalition forces at the At Tanf combat outpost used to train partner Syrian forces in the fight against the Islamic State ( ISIS ). The US believes it has the right to occupy a part of Syria and demands that a de-confliction zone around the town of Tanf in southwest Syria where there is a coalition training base for forces fighting the Islamic State not be entered by Syrian government forces. Read More »

Putin brutally trolls Trump, offers James Comey political asylum in Russian Federation


President Donald Trump . "And if he faces pressure, then we are happy to offer him political asylum too", said Putin. Then he is not the head of a special service, he is a human rights activist defending a certain stance. USA legal experts have said that Comey's action did not violate any laws. Putin also offered a glimpse into his closely guarded private life, saying he has two grandchildren whose privacy he wants to respect. Read More »

Search Is On For Escaped St. Louis County Inmate


Bruce Brutsman, 36, was taken from the St. Louis County Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri on Saturday morning after allegedly swallowing a battery. While inside the facility, he was able to escape from officers and flee on foot. He was in custody on charges of burglary and property crimes. Anyone with information is asked to call County Police at 636-529-8210 or Crimestoppers at 866-371-TIPS. Read More »

Dem rep calls for House Dem "change in leadership"


There's also an even more basic reality: Showing that the party will dump its leader if Republicans are persistently negative enough about that leader only gives the GOP more incentive to use aggressive tactics - and puts the next Democratic leader on tepid ground from the outset. Read More »

Authorities find missing Charlotte teen in Georgia


A Charlotte teen who was reported missing one year ago has been found alive in Georgia, multiple outlets report. Hailey Burns, now 17, has been reunited with her parents after being found overnight at a home in Duluth, about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta. Read More »

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea across MDL: JCS


North and South Korea remain technically at war since the Korean War (1950-1953) ended with an armistice that has not been replaced with a peace treaty. By those measures, he means, those Beijing has taken against South Korean companies in retaliation against Seoul's decision to host THAAD, the USA missile defense system. Read More »

Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

Prosecutors allege he carried out a premeditated attack motivated by a hatred of Muslims and extreme political views and that he acted deliberately to maim, injure and terrify. Makram Ali died of "multiple injuries", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement, citing a special post-mortem examination. He was married with four daughters, two sons, and two grandchildren. Read More »

Car crash sparks brush fire along LA County freeway

Due to high winds and scorching temperatures above 100 degrees, the fire pushed out of control, jumping to both sides of the 14 Freeway and prompting evacuations, fire officials said. The shelter was also able to house pets and larger animals, including horses, sheriff's officials said. The fire also caused a power outage at Disney Ranch cutting electricity to 76 nearby homes. Read More »

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals


Brandon Eistert replaced Fehmel after the Duplantis single. It was his third homer of the CWS as he hit one in LSU's CWS opener against Florida State. "All the way up until the last inning we got the leadoff hitter out today, and that was huge". That takes away from their offensive style when you get that first guy out. Read More »

Trump to Obama: I called the GOP health care bill 'mean' first


Heller, a Republican who is up for re-election in 2018, is the Democrats' top target in the upcoming cycle. Another was Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, also a Republican. Trying to keep the expansion without added federal help could blow a hole in state budgets. Susan Collins, R-ME. "There isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums", he said. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's Tour Group Blames Him For What Happened

He was brought back to the United States last week with brain damage, in what doctors described as state of "unresponsive wakefulness", and died on Monday. The comments published by the agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a US hospital Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. Read More »

Man arrested following heavy police presence in Surrey BC neighbourhood


The Surrey RCMP was called to the scene at about 6:15 a.m. and flooded the area with police cars. The cars were gone when police arrived, but bullet casings were found. A silver Honda Pilot was towed away from the area, although it's unclear how it is involved in the incidents. In a release, Surrey RCMP said the two shootings are believed to be linked, and that the parties involved are likely known to each other. Read More »

Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month


The US believes North Korea's latest test may be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile. But a test on Wednesday of a new capability being developed by the US and Japan to defend against shorter-range missiles failed to hit its target, the US Missile Defence Agency said on Thursday. Read More »

In India, a rebranded 'Trump Village' celebrates United States president


The new name, Trump Sulabh Village , is not official, and so will not appear on maps. A charity that provides toilets to poor Indians is leading an effort to rename a tiny northern village after President Donald Trump , saying the gesture is meant to honor relations with the us and draw support for better sanitation in India . Read More »