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Obstruction of justice case on Trump

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Also Wednesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley said his panel will investigate the removal of former FBI Director James Comey and "any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations". While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment . Robert Mueller is overseeing an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election but has ... Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK

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When the terrorist attack in London Bridge occurred last Saturday, June 3, Khan released a statement reassuring Londoners of the city's situation. In the immediate aftermath of the attack, Khan said there was "no cause for alarm" when referring to a visible increase in police activity on the streets of London . Read More »

Illinois Republican: Shooter Contacted Our Office 10 Times in Past Year

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Hodgkinson . Yesterday morning, police say, Hodgkinson fired dozens of bullets at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., wounding five, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La. CORNISH: In the meantime, I understand you've actually spoken to some people who might have known him. Sue Hodgkinson, who works at a tax firm, said she and James didn't see much of each other from January to March because of her job. Read More »

Feinstein: I Believe Comey Over Trump

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Attorney Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump's legal team, on Sunday refused to rule out the possibility of the president attempting to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the probe into possible collusion between the Trump team and Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze

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Flames could still be seen inside the building more than a day after the disaster. University property services division director Barry MacKay said the university would look to learn from what happened, but emphasised its approach and New Zealand fire rules meant some of the problems identified in London did not apply to its buildings. Read More »

Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

Foster's Democratic Unionist Party has been in talks with May's Conservatives after the prime minister's party failed to win a majority in a national election . "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements", she said in a statement . Read More »

Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball g

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Peter King, R-Iowa, Newt Gingrich, Rush Limbaugh and others to blame it on the left's harsh criticism of President Trump. Members of Congress were practicing for a game when a gunman started shoot. Scalise, 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the lawmakers. Read More »

Just in: President Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

US President Donald Trump today ridiculed as "phony" and "witch hunt" claims about collusion between Russian Federation and his associates after media reports that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice. It's still unclear how many others have been questioned. Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen, a former Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mueller. Read More »

Trump 'investigated for possible obstruction of justice'

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. The interviews with the national security officials are a sign that Mueller is prioritizing the question of obstruction, says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous, and turning the focus on the president himself, not just his administration. Read More »

London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12

There were complaints too about the council's failure to co-ordinate support for victims and other residents of Grenfell Tower since the fire . The Grammy-winning musician was at the place of the disaster around midnight, according to an eyewitness. Read More »

Moon: Seoul Ready for Talks if N. Korea Stops Provocations

North Korean authorities have claimed the youngster contracted botulism after being jailed in March 2016 for stealing a political poster from a hotel, an explanation United States medics have cast doubt on. "I use this opportunity to once again urge the North". He was medically evacuated from North Korea and arrived in Cincinnati Wednesday. "All of you guys should be proud of yourselves, because, you know, a lot of people don't give you guys credit, because this is such a small country ... Read More »

Donald Trump Signs Order Seeking to Expand Apprenticeship Programs

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The tapes, if they existed would prove Comey's assertions, forming the basis of an obstruction of justice case against Trump, which if proven could lead to an eventual impeachment. The Business Roundtable had a similar message. According to a USA Today report on June 10, 2017, Ivanka's pitch is to call "attention to the "skills gap" employers encounter - the difference between what people can do and what employers need - and at encouraging greater use of apprenticeship programs like one ... Read More »

FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

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Former All White Rory Fallon, who famously headed New Zealand to the 2010 World Cup , spoke in 2016 about the need to instil Kiwi culture through the team, including doing a haka in the dressing room before games. "We'll definitely be in the top eight", adds Shataylo. In his 54 internationals since making his debut in 2003, Smeltz has scored 24 goals, only four shy of the long-standing national record held by Vaughan Coveny (28). Read More »

Trump Wants Apprenticeships in All US High Schools

Trump said the law was "one of the greatest catastrophes that our country has signed into law, and the victims are innocent, hardworking Americans". He singled out Michael and Tammy Kushman of Marinette County, Wisconsin, and Robert and Sarah Stoll of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Read More »

Bernie Sanders 'Sickened' by Congressman Shooting

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Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday repudiated any and all associations the gunman in the Alexandria baseball field shooting claimed to have had with his 2016 presidential campaign. A portrait of Sanders, the Independent senator from Vermont and the first Jewish candidate to win major nominating contests in a presidential primary season when he vied previous year for the Democratic presidential nod, is the background photo on Hodgkinson's Facebook page. Read More »

Here's how to watch the Congressional Baseball Game

The question now is can the unity last after the Democrats routed the Republicans by a final score of 11-2. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". Players in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity usually wear jerseys from their home states and districts. The nation, at least for one night, put aside their differences to watch some baseball. Read More »

Attack on USA lawmakers: What we know

Capitol Police officers, who were at the ball field at the time of the shooting . House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among the injured, along with two police officers and two others. After officials confirmed Hodgkinson's identity, social media profiles emerged that provided hints about potential political motivations for the shooting . Read More »

A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

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A FBI Evidence Response Team inspects the third base side of the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, where a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practic. Republican Congressman Steve Scalise has been undergoing a third surgery after he and others were shot at a baseball practice by a man hostile to the GOP. Read More »

Crooked H Destroyed Phones With Hammer, Bleached Emails — Trump Twitter Rant

Susan Collins of ME told reporters. Comey admitted to leaking one of the memos to the media via a friend at Columbia Law School in order to trigger a special counsel to lead the Department of Justice's Russian Federation probe. "The continued illegal leaks are the only crime here". On Thursday afternoon, Trump sent two tweets attacking his former opponent. Trump wrote on Twitter , in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". Read More »

Donald Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice' in Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post first reported Wednesday that Mueller's probe was widening to include looking into whether Trump obstructed justice . Citing unidentified "officials", the Post reported Mueller's probe has taken a dramatic turn. Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz issued a statement saying the Federal Bureau of Investigation was behind the Post ... Read More »