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Near-final results show Macron's party winning

Their only bad news may have been the record low voter turnout. With all the ballots counted, Macron's LREM and MoDem won 32.3 per cent of the vote, according to BBC report. Despite the poor performance, Le Pen's control over the party remained too strong for any challenge to her leadership in the near future, he said, especially after her niece Marion Marechal-Le Pen stepped away from politics. Read More »

Friend Says Trump Weighs Firing Special Counsel Mueller

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Rosenstein said he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. Firing Mueller would most likely be a political disaster for Trump. After news of Ruddy's interview surfaced on the web, Rep. Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, echoed that sentiment on Twitter . Read More »

Trump slams obstruction of justice story on Twitter

CORNISH: So no surprise here - the president responded via his Twitter account. It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believes Trump fired him last month because he resisted a request to drop the Russian Federation investigation, especially as it related to former national security adviser Michael. Read More »

FBI issues new photos of man wanted in police chief's death

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Webb appeared on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list in 1981 and was eventually removed in 2017. Webb allegedly beat and shot Adams to death in December 1980 during a traffic stop, and blood evidence was retrieved from a getaway auto reportedly used by Webb. Read More »

No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller

Justice Department rules prohibit the dismissal of a special counsel without cause. This followed conservative polemicist Ann Coulter tweeting that because Comey admitted in his Congressional testimony last week that Trump himself wasn't under investigation - or, to be more precise, that he wasn't under investigation before Mueller took over the investigation last month - U.S. Read More »

Greatest 'witch hunt' in USA political history

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Trump reiterated his claim that he was a victim of the greatest witch hunt in American history, but again didn't identify his precise foes - instead citing "some very bad and conflicted people". But as the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigator Mueller, a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served under Republican president George W. Read More »

United Kingdom election: May loses might, hangs on as PM

British Tory Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble has delivered her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn's finest hour. Corbyn's newly energized Labour Party officially backs Brexit - since voters endorsed it in a referendum previous year - but many important figures in the party advocate a much "softer" approach, and their views now may now carry sway. Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. The Post and The New York Times both reported that Mueller was seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign: Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Michael Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director. Read More »

The Happy Death Day Trailer from Universal and Blumhouse!

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Also, at least Tree has some kind of objective inside her purgatory; she has to prevent her murder, which, unless the film is especially cruel, will end the cycle. The catch is that it's the day that she's murdered, and she's stuck in her loop until she figures out the identity of the masked person who keeps killing her. Read More »

Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party , which saw its number seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after last Thursday's vote produced no clear victor. Sinn Fein , the SDLP and Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore powersharing at Stormont due to their perception he has a conflict of interest. Read More »

Trump blasts Mueller probe report

Reuters cited a source which confirmed the Post report, adding that an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges was "unavoidable" after former FBI Director James Comey told Congress he believed he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Donald Trump calls Russia probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'

Comey testified that he thought Trump's request to "let go" of the Flynn probe was "very disturbing.very concerning" and that he expects Mueller will closely examine whether it amounted to an obstruction of justice "offense". Comey was later sacked, with Trump acknowledging that the Russian investigation was on his mind when he chose to dismiss him. Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, and senator Mark Warner of Virginia, the panel's ... Read More »

Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

After chairing a Cabinet meeting followed by her meeting with the DUP leader at Downing Street, May is set to travel to Paris to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron . Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. Brussels has warned that time is running out to start the talks with Britain on divorce terms and a future trade deal. Read More »

Donald Trump slams report on obstruction probe

The move marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which has focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. As part of the probe, the special counsel has also gathered Comey's written accounts of his conversations with Trump. The Post report cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Read More »

Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

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Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika, who now works for Tyson Foods in its Washington office. "How dare they say such a thing? How dare they?" she exclaimed. Despite the united motivation behind the game, especially this year, partisanship was hardly abandoned as Democrats and Republicans faced off, each side seriously itching for a win. Read More »

Brexit talks with European Commission to begin on Monday

The party, which traditionally takes its Westminster offices but does not sit in the Houses of Parliament, said its MPs will continue to boycott the Commons . The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier also warned Tuesday that time was passing. "Look at what the Tories ( Conservatives ) have managed to do to the United Kingdom in the space of just one year, firstly calling a divisive and reckless European Union referendum. Read More »

Man tasered, arrested outside United Kingdom parliament

The gates were quickly closed. Images posted on social media showed the man, wearing black pants and a grey sweatshirt, held against the fence with his arms behind his back by a police officer. London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced an increased police presence after an attack outside Parliament on March 22. That attack was followed by a suicide bombing in Manchester and a similar deadly attack on London Bridge, thrusting security and policing to the fore of campaigning before last ... Read More »

Virginia shooting: Trump-hating man targets Republicans at a gun rampage

President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday that Hodgkinson had died from his injuries after the shooting . Senator Bernie Sanders condemned the shooting and said the suspect "apparently volunteered" on his presidential campaign. Court records show that his legal trouble started in the 1990s. The Belleville News-Democrat published letters he wrote them criticizing Republicans, tax policies and income inequality. Read More »

Comey Violated FBI Protocols in Handling Memos

Robert Mueller , overseeing the investigation, is now reportedly seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials: Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, Michael Rogers , the head of the National Security Agency , and Richard Ledgett , the former NSA deputy director. Read More »

Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

The shooting of Republican House Whip Steve Scalise likely will test Sen. Hodgkinson also belonged to a Facebook group called " Terminate the Republican Party ". Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot by a crazed man whose mental health had been deteriorating in the months leading up to the violent attack. "If he were to give us some kind of indication that he was mental or if he was out there target practicing for some other reason, then we would have looked further", Watson said. Read More »

United Kingdom and EU Brexit negotiations to start on June 19

The 1998 peace accords in Northern Ireland set up a power-sharing agreement in the British province, but this collapsed in January when Irish republicans Sinn Fein pulled out, citing a breakdown in trust. Barnier this week acknowledged "sensitivity" in London at European Union suggestions that Britain might owe it some 60 billion euros in 2019 and said sorting out the issue soon would help a trade deal: "I would like to very quickly play down this question, and find concrete, pragmatic and ... Read More »

White House Plays Down Talk of Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller , hinted broadly that the special counsel investigation could be looking at Trump during a House committee hearing on Tuesday. "The White House is now a crime scene", Mr Abramson posted on Twitter. Trump vehemently denies any collusion between himself or any of his associates and Russian Federation. Read More »

Michigan Officials Charged With Manslaughter In Flint Water Crisis

The governor also criticized the delay faced by other state officials waiting to go to trial. Over several months, five officials from the DEQ, three from MDHHS, three from Flint and two former Flint emergency managers are charged . Lyon, if convicted , could face up to 15 years in prison for the manslaughter and up to 5 years for the misconduct charge. The health chief is also accused of "repeatedly attempting to prevent an independent researcher from looking into the cause of the ... Read More »