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Mrs Foster had earlier waved to the press pack as she arrived with colleague Nigel Dodds at Number 10 around 12.50pm, but refused to confirm to reporters whether she would agree to a deal. "Scotland voted against Brexit". However, a deal with the DUP also risks destabilizing Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists. Read More »

US President Donald Trump blasts report on obstruction probe

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In a report published on Wednesday, the paper quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include national intelligence director Daniel Coats, Admiral Mike Rogers who heads the National Security Agency (NSA), and his recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett . Read More »

United States special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

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Grassley on Tuesday stopped short of ruling out establishing a congressional investigation into the question of whether Trump obstructed justice. At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week , Coats and Rogers refused to say whether Trump asked them to intervene in the investigation, which is also examining whether the Trump campaign team colluded with Russian Federation during last year's presidential campaign. Read More »

How Theresa May's Snap Election Backfired

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The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar. She said she could rely in Parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. Read More »

Trump vows to congressional baseball audience: 'We will not be intimidated'

United States politicians are playing in a charity baseball game a day after a shooting - as they practised - wounded a top Republican and three others. Mike Doyle was presented the winning trophy, he called Republican manager Texas Rep. Joe Barton to join him. "My hope is that in response to this horrific event, we begin to tone down the partisan language that has come to occupy our political dialogue and get back to the issues at hand", he added. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Trolls James Comey Over 'Strange' Memo Leak

Putin also answered a question about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , who was sacked for investigating ties between Donald Trump's team and Russian Federation. Mr Putin stressed that the economy was now back to growth, though, and said maintaining that trend was his priority. The implications of Putin's offer, though not lost on the American government, the Trump administration is yet to dignify it with an answer. Read More »

Mueller considering possible obstruction of justice case against Trump, report says

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But it - they're also looking at obviously all of the conversations that apparently occurred between the president and the Federal Bureau of Investigation director leading up to that. He cited the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein. Pressure mounted at the start of the week following reports that Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbating his Russian Federation problems by recusing himself ... Read More »

Kenya official: Roadside bomb blows up passenger vehicle

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The Kenya official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak with the press, said the vehicle had 15 people on board and the other 11 were critically injured. Mandera County commissioner Fredrick Shisia said the vehicle is used commercially along the Elwak-Mandera route. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Read More »

Mueller expands probe to include Trump in obstruction of justice

The Post report cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. Newt Gingrich emerged from his Saran Wrap cocoon on a Transylvanian stalactite, as he seems to every year-and-a-half or so, to impugn the integrity of the special counsel, who, on May 17, Gingrich Tweeted was a "superb choice" for the job. Read More »

Man dies in Niagara Falls after surviving 2003 plunge

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The Niagara Gazette reported that an empty 10-foot inflatable ball was found by a Niagara Falls tour boat on that date. As authorities tried to piece the story together of what had happened in 2003, a friend from MI recalled that Jones was confident that if he performed such a stunt and lived, he would make a lot of money. Read More »

Mueller is investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice

After citing Gallup polls on Trump's falling approval ratings, RIA Novosti reported on Sessions' refusal to answer questions about what he discussed with the President and his response that Comey was sacked because of poor performance rather than any role in the Russian Federation investigation . Read More »

Russian Federation says it may have killed ISIS leader

The air strike was launched after the Russian forces in Syria received intelligence that an ISIL meeting was being planned, the ministry said in a statement posted on its Facebook page on Friday. "We can't confirm these reports at this time", said Col. Ryan Dillon , the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, the USA -led anti-ISIS coalition. Read More »

Sarfraz sees Pakistan into Champions Trophy semifinals

When they slumped from 92 for one to 137 for six in pursuit of 237 for victory, Pakistan looked down and out at Cardiff Wales Stadium. We really bowled well. "Cricket can become a motivation for the young people of Pakistan , who are growing up in a divided country", he added. Bairstow had his scrapes from the outset, narrowly avoiding a second-ball duck when Junaid Khan's review for lbw achieved only an umpire's call survival, and was then twice dropped, at midwicket and slip, before ... Read More »

Mueller Examining Whether Trump Sought to Slow Flynn Probe

In addition to describing his interactions with the president, Comey told the intelligence committee that while he was FBI director he told Trump on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation as part of a counter-intelligence probe involving Russian meddling in the election. Read More »

Nursery school blast which killed eight in China 'caused by home-made bomb'

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Local authorities said that contrary to early reports the blast did not occur while parents were picking up children after school, according to the People's Daily. Two people died at the scene of the blast and six more died from their injuries in hospital. "It's so scary ", said a man surnamed Meng, who learned about the explosion online. Read More »

Confederations Cup 2017: List of venues

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They'll play Mexico and Portugal after their opening match against Russian Federation. The New York-based group accused world football governing body FIFA of failing to effectively monitor labour conditions ahead of the Confederations Cup starting June 17 and the World Cup that kicks off in a year's time. Read More »

Special prosecutor 'investigating business dealings of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner'

For months, President Trump has been obsessed - publicly and privately - with clearing his name in relation to the ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion with members of his campaign. President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to offer his first comments on news that he is being examined for possible obstruction of justice - an investigation he dismissed as part of the "phony" accusations of collusion between his campaign and ... Read More »

UN rights envoy urges North Korea to clarify US student case

USA officials had been told that Warmbier had been in a coma for over a year. "It was a really nice conversation". In Congress, a bipartisan bill was proposed in May by Republican Rep. He said officials had counseled the family to not speak out about Otto's detention, to avoid antagonizing the reclusive regime of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. Read More »

London fire: Death toll rises to 30; fears it could climb over

Rescue workers do not expect to find anyone else alive. The mainly poor residents of the huge Grenfell public housing complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people, said a tenant group's warnings about possible fire risks had been ignored for years. Read More »

Jeff Sessions' testimony was curiously uncurious about Comey's firing

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In his remarks Tuesday, Sessions again addressed a third possible brief encounter with Kislyak, who was a guest in the audience at an April foreign policy speech delivered by then-candidate Trump at the Mayflower hotel. The New York Times also reported the story. "It didn't seem to me to me a major problem", said Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Comey rejected those requests and the investigation continued. Read More »

Some militants may have slipped out of embattled city: Philippines

Among others, that's the only key advantage that we will have. "[But] our options (airstrikes) are still open", he said. "Our tactical commanders are doing their best". Gen. Gilbert I. Gapay, the AFP spokesperson for the martial law implementation in Eastern Mindanao, said the EastMinCom is expecting more arrests in the coming days as tracking and monitoring are intensified against the persons listed in the two orders of arrest issued by martial law administrator and Defense Secretary Delfin ... Read More »

Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case scrutinizes his words

Bill Cosby says he will not testify in his own defence at his sexual assault trial. The trial will now move to the closing arguments phase. The fate of Bill Cosby was in the hands of a U.S. Then the other women started coming forward. Hartwell filed a motion stating that Pulliam violated their custody agreement when she chose to appear in court with Cosby . Read More »

Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

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Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, and Comey and others have testified that there is no evidence to the contrary. But the attorney general pushed back hard when asked what those problematic matters could be, retorting: "There are none". If that's not enough to count as evidence, what if I told you Donald Trump asked Russian Federation to hack his opponent's email system and publicize the results in order to help Trump, and it was ... Read More »