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Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

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In a tweet , the president also seemed to accuse the U.S. deputy attorney general of pursuing a "Witch Hunt ". The Washington Post , citing unnamed officials, reported on Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the President for possible obstruction of justice . Read More »

Mueller meets with Senate Russia investigators - KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana

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Justice Department Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben, Jeannie Rhee, James Quarles, and Andrew Weisman have all donated to various Clinton and Obama campaigns over the years, reports said. That, to me, is the smartest thing to do, the best thing to do, and that's what I think hopefully will happen. Since then, lawmakers have raised questions about a possible third meeting at a Washington hotel, though the Justice Department has said that did not happen. Read More »

European Union says divorce bill, citizens' rights focus of Brexit talks

Britain's Brexit ministry said on Friday that no deal could be struck on exiting unless the future relationship with the bloc was taken into account. "We are ready as soon as the United Kingdom itself is ready". But after Britain's shock election result on June 9, in which the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority, that looks increasingly unrealistic. Read More »

Police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

Six people - including a 15-year-old boy, a 34-year-old woman and four men - have been released without charge. The bomber responsible for last week's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that killed 22 and injured more than 100 had met with an Islamic State unit in Libya, The New York Times reported Saturday. Read More »

House GOP Whip Scalise remains in critical condition, hospital says

As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep. Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition but has improved. "This game is always an important moment for both parties to come together to support charity, build friendships, and celebrate our national pastime", he said. Read More »

Bill Cosby's accuser faces tough questions in court

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She said she continued to visit Cosby because "I wasn't scared of someone making a pass at me or an advance at me". Another notable attendee at the trial on Wednesday: Civil-rights leader Mary Frances Berry, the former chair of the U.S. Read More »

How Trump's Cuba policy could affect your travel plans

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In response, the Senate should advance broadly supported, bipartisan legislation that lifts all restrictions on U.S.travel to Cuba so that the dynamism of American society can continue making a positive contribution to empowering Cuba's citizens. Read More »

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing in tweet

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel shortly after Comey's firing . He declined to say whether he thought Trump sought to obstruct justice, saying that would be up to Mueller to sort out. Now, Mr Trump has suggested that he is indeed being investigated. Intially, the Trump administration pointed to that memo to justify Comey's firing. Read More »

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Mr Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Dr Sava said. Sava said she is in good condition and "good spirits". He said doctors will next focus on repairing his internal organs. "I like to say it's my job to be pessimistic and so if you accuse me of being optimistic I feel bad about that", Sava said. Read More »

Civil rights watchdog to begin two-year probe of Trump administration

Shortly after President Donald Trump's inauguration, the administration made waves by revoking President Barack Obama's guidance for transgender students. Reportedly distributed to her staff on June 8, the memorandum states that effective immediately, "there is no mandate that any one type of complaint is automatically treated differently than any other type of complaint with respect to the scope of the investigation, the type or amount of data needed to conduct the investigation, or the ... Read More »

'Trump probed for possible obstruction of justice'

Sessions' testimony came in the wake of fired FBI Director Comey's assertion that he believed he was sacked by Trump as part of an effort to influence the agencies' investigation into Russia's meddling in the presidential polls. Mike Rogers, a source familiar with the matter has told CNN . The Post spoke with five people briefed on the inquiries, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the probe publicly. Read More »

Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government

May had called the vote early in hopes of strengthening her majority going into talks on exiting the European Union , but instead found herself in negotiations with a small party in Northern Ireland in order to stay in power. The announcement of any deal between the DUP and Conservatives will likely be delayed because of the tragic fire in a London tower block. The UK government's Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , agreed on ... Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as one - Team Scalise

First daughter and assistant to the president Ivanka Trump attended Thursday evening's Congressional Baseball Game in support of both the USA lawmakers playing and the victims of Wednesday's shooting during the congressional Republicans' team practice. Read More »

British Airways Monday Flight Update

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This applies to short-haul flights delayed by at least two hours, medium-haul by three or long-haul by four. British Airways said its IT systems are back up and a full flight schedule is planned Tuesday at London's airports, where thousands of passengers were stranded because of the breakdown. Read More »

Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

However, according to Dr. Jack Sava , Rep. Scalise's condition has improved slightly. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Dr. Scalise will need more operations for his injuries, but doctors can't yet predict how many are necessary. The condition of the lobbyist, Matt Mika, who was shot multiple time in the chest and arm, had improved from critical to serious Thursday afternoon, according to George Washington University Hospital. Read More »

UK PM May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are shaping up for their final TV showdown of the General Election campaign as they take questions from voters in a live grilling expected to be watched by millions. "But the brighter future we want for our country will not just happen". Labour's national elections co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne defended Mr Corbyn's refusal to order a first nuclear strike, insisting the deterrent would still work if countries knew the United Kingdom had the weapon and would use ... Read More »

Qatar Ties to Iran Terrorism

They emphasized that severing relations with Qatar was made due to Doha's continuous violations of the commitments and agreements signed by it, including its commitment to not support or shelter extremists or organizations seeking to undermine the states' security. Read More »

Army man killed in Pakistan firing in Naushera sector

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The bodies of the Army JCO and BSF head constable were mutilated by Pakistan border action team (BAT) comprising its regular troops and terrorists. Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly, effectively and the firing is presently on, he said. Read More »

As Brexit looms, May nears unionist deal

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Days after Mrs May lost her parliamentary majority in a failed electoral gamble, she welcomed the leader of the DUP to Downing Street in a bid to gain the support of its 10 MPs. "The context in which the talks process is now being asked to operate could have very serious consequences if there is any suggestion of a back room deal with the DUP ". Read More »

Theresa May to meet Sinn Fein at No 10

On Brexit, Ms Foster said her party wanted to see "a sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening, where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron, May described the talks with the DUP as "productive". Read More »

Iran Capture and Kill ISIS Members Responsible for Terrorist Attack Last Week

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On Saturday, Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi announced intelligence forces had killed the mastermind of the twin attacks . Iranian police say they have arrested several suspects in their investigation into the attacks on parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , who led the 1979 revolution against the US -backed shah and is considered the founder of the Islamic republic. Read More »

Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

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Hodgkinson actually went by Thomas or Tommy. MARTIN: Before Hodgkinson traveled to Virginia, he lived in a small town near St. Louis called Belleville , Ill. Suzanne Hodgkinson said she did not consider it odd that he left so abruptly, and maybe her husband just wanted a break. "I just want to let people know that he wasn't evil, that he was, I guess, exhausted of some of the politics that are going on". Read More »