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Trump should demand an expedited judgment from Bob Mueller


The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the recently retired deputy NSA director. Comey told senators he thought publicizing the contents of those memos would prompt the appointment of a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

The amendment passed 97-2. Earlier, Trump has indicated he is skeptical about additional sanctions and has been dismissive about the role of Russian interference in the USA elections. SC senator Lindsey Graham has predicted that Trump would ultimately sign the bill - but warned that if he did not, Congress would override his veto. Read More »

NPR Reporter On Scene At Congressional Shooting

He is an avid baseball fan and has played on the congressional baseball team since he entered Congress in 2008. Mr Scalise's office said he was in stable condition and undergoing surgery . We also heard Wednesday from West Virginia Congressman Evan Jenkins and U.S. Sen. "I had to leave at 7:05 to get my kids to school and apparently the shots were at 7:09", he said. Read More »

Trump Attacks Latest Court Ruling Against Travel Ban

President Trump's administration has appealed that ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court and has asked for authority to enforce the EO while in the appeal process. In the second brief, the attorneys general oppose the Trump administration's request to allow the ban to go into effect pending appeal. Given those facts, the reporter asked Spicer if Trump was not putting his own agenda in danger when it comes to his Twitter habits. Read More »

Escaped Inmates Are 'Dangerous Beyond Description'

They most recently were housed at Baldwin State Prison near Milledgeville. Sills said his biggest concern is that the inmates are going to kill somebody else. Dubose is seen here in an earlier photo, before he got his distinctive tattoos. Rowe and Dubose then carjacked a getaway auto and fled, armed with the officers'.40-caliber Glock pistols, Sills said. Read More »

Britain could stay in EU, but only on poorer terms: Verhofstadt

Because this is not about the Tories leaving the EU. "Everything has to be behind us otherwise there will be a more brutal exit". Prior to the election, Mrs May had said that the United Kingdom would be leaving the single market and the customs union and she repeatedly insisted that "no deal is better than a bad deal". Read More »

The 'Brexit' blunder continues to bedevil Britain

Overall the Tories ended up losing 12 seats in the Commons - despite a strong performance in Scotland - whereas once they had been anticipating a landslide majority. "That's what we have seen tonight". French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Friday that the British election result was a surprise but did not change the country's decision to leave the European Union. Read More »

Reactions to Jeff Sessions' Testimony on Trump and Russian Federation


Sessions criticized Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, which the White House had initially cited as the ostensible reason for his firing. "Rubio, probably so", Sessions replied. Rosenstein said he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Teens rescued after 3 days lost in Paris catacombs


Police said teams of rescuers, including climbers and sniffer dogs, set out to search for the youths and found them beneath southern Paris a few hours later suffering from slight hypothermia. The two teenagers went into the catacombs on Saturday night. For reasons which are not yet entirely clear, the boys ended up away from the main groups and it was days before they were recovered, according to French news agency AFP . Read More »

Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated

The Capitol Police officers who were injured are "in good condition and have not suffered any life-threatening injuries at this point", Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said at a news conference. Subscribe on Apple podcasts , Stitcher , or wherever you get your podcasts. A scream rang out from second base, Brooks said. He is an avid baseball fan and has played on the congressional baseball team since he entered Congress in 2008. Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects


Mrs. Spiegel-Novak, who is married and the mother of four, wears a sheitel and lives in a chareidi community near Yerushalayim. At the age of 20, she became infected with the aviation bug and took flying lessons in the US. Prime Minister Netanyahu met meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras , and with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades . During his time in Greece, Netanyahu-accompanied by Science Minister Ofir Akunis, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, Economy Minister Eli Cohen and ... Read More »

James Comey wrote memos for leaking

Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who sits on the intelligence committee, said he fears that administration officials will "blur the lines between executive privilege and classification, and over-classification". John McCain chairs that committee and he had a few simple questions during Tuesday's hearing about Sessions' Kislyak meetings and all the important Russia-related security issues the two discussed. Read More »

USA opts out of G7 pledge stating Paris climate accord is 'irreversible'


Up until recently the world has been unwilling to unite to oppose climate change . Trump has said he would be open to renegotiating Paris, something most European G7 nations have already rejected . That group seems to be giving credence to the notion that Trump's pull out won't affect USA emissions much. The Paris accord commits countries to holding global temperature rises to "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels, which will require global emissions to be cut to net zero by the ... Read More »

Mueller now investigating Trump


On Monday night, Ruddy said Trump was considering firing Mueller as special counsel during an interview on PBS Newshour . There is no question that as long as Mueller is investigating the possibility of the Trump campaign's collusion with the Russians and obstruction of justice in the firing of James Comey , a black cloud of adverse publicity will hover over the Trump administration. Read More »

American student released after United States official visit to N Korea


The American student from the University of Virginia said he had been encouraged to take the banner as a trophy for a usa church that had offered to pay him for it. But the Swedes were allowed to see only one detainee - Kim Dong-chul. The fact that Warmbier has been in a coma for 17 months became known last month when his name surfaced in the framework of ongoing negotiations in Oslo with the participation of former high-ranking United States officials and North Korean officials and ... Read More »

Shooter of US Congressman was living in his vehicle

Speaking at the White House , Trump said Scalise was "badly injured" but in stable condition and would recover. In a show of bipartisan unity, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said in the House: "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us". Read More »

Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General


This will be the first time Sessions has testified in Congress since he recused himself from the Justice Department's probe into Russian meddling in last year's election and the firing of FBI Director James Comey . "Since you discussed his removal, why wouldn't you discuss the reasons?" Sessions time and again Tuesday pointed broadly to historical Justice practices to explain his decision not to answer. Read More »

Trump plans to visit shot congressman in hospital


Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Other people sustained minor injuries during the shooting but were not hit by gunfire. The five injured include two Capitol Police officers and the gunman, who was shot by police who responded to the scene, Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins 3rd straight Canadian GP, Stroll gets points

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time defeating his Mercedes colleague Finland's Valtteri Bottas and Australia's Daniel Ricciardo, who was driving for Red Bull. Canadian Lance Stroll took ninth, earning the 18-year-old the first points of his fledgling F1 career in front of a home crowd. "You can see the relief in the team that we've bounced back after such a hard weekend, it's just what the doctor ordered". Read More »

Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel

High-profile supporters of Donald Trump are turning on the man investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with the president's campaign - with one suggesting Mr Trump was considering "terminating" him. However, Mr Comey has since suggested that Mr Trump attempted to get him to shut down the investigation into his sacked former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Backed force on eastern edge of Syria's Raqa: monitor

Last week, it was reported that the USA -backed forces have reached the northern and eastern gates of the city. "The long-planned Raqqa operation began late on June 2", after the USA informed Turkey of the operation, Yildirim said, without providing further details. Read More »