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Newt Gingrich leading charge against Mueller for President Trump

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Gingrich has been asked about this by George Stephanopoulos in an interview for ABC News where he said that he changed his mind about Mueller after Comey made what he thought were very arrogant statements. "If he wants to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, all he has to do is fire him", said Gingrich in comments at the National Press Club, where he was promoting a new book. Read More »

7 reported missing after US Navy ship collision off Japan

John Richardson said his thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families. Three patients have now required medical evacuation, the 7th Fleet reported on Twitter. The Navy said that the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. The damage to the Fitzgerald resulted in some flooding. Read More »

Theresa May confirms Brexit talks to begin next week

The senior Conservative source said dialogue with the DUP was "constant" and that the Northern Irish party supported the principles of the governing party on strengthening the union between Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland , combatting terrorism and delivering Brexit . Read More »

MEPs back Paris agreement

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Stina Bergstrom, a spokesperson for the Green Party stated that the legislation would provide an additional boost to Sweden's green economy. Consider Trump's recent decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate agreement, which was met with widespread condemnation from foreign leaders, environmentalists and many CEOs, all decrying America's retreat from global leadership. Read More »

PM May orders public inquiry as Grenfell death toll rises to 17

Police said on Friday that they had identified the place where the fire originated, and disclosed that it was unlikely to have been started deliberately. Harley Facades, which fitted the panels, told the BBC: "At this time, we are not aware of any link between the fire and the exterior cladding to the tower". Read More »

UK central bank divided over whether to raise interest rates

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Inflation has been rising steadily in recent months, as the drop in the pound - by as much as a fifth against the dollar since Britain voted in June previous year to leave the European Union - makes imports more expensive. Members noted that aslowdown in household consumption, and GDP as a whole, had recently begun, and "it was too early to judge with confidence how large and persistent it would prove to be". Read More »

Death toll in London inferno rises to 30

At least 30 people have been killed in a massive blaze that engulfed a London high-rise in a tragedy that has deeply shocked Britain. A number of people could later be seen inside the building being confronted by police and security guards in high visibility vests on a stairwell. Read More »

Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northen Ireland crisis

Varadkar will succeed Enda Kenny , who stepped down in May, following him involvement in a corruption scandal. Varadkar is an Irish Fine Gael politician and the current Taoiseach. He vowed to approach the job as Taoiseach with "profound humility and respect for what has gone before". "Both leaders agreed on the importance of continued cooperation between the two countries and the Prime Minister said she was personally committed to a close and special partnership with Ireland as the United ... Read More »

Son Of Tapit Wins Belmont

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The Belmont Stakes, which takes place on Long Island, New York , Saturday pits three-year-old thoroughbreds over a grueling mile-and-a-half on dirt for perhaps the first time in their lives. Tapwrit's victory gave Pletcher two of the three races in the Triple Crown . The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Three-Year-Old Poll lists Lookin At Lee as the best horse in the remaining field of 11, and his 5-to-1 odds, now second best, seem to reaffirm his favorite status. Read More »

Saraki : Senate passes South-East Development Commission bill

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Opiah, representing Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West federal constituency of Imo state, disclosed that the bill was rejected due to a gang up by northern lawmakers who opposed to its passage. "By this, we are showing as a Senate that we are ready to listen and look at the pros and cons". More work needs to be done, there are people we are leading and we have to play our role. Read More »

MOD confirm death of second soldier following incident at Castlemartin

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The Royal Tank Regiment soldiers died after they were injured at Castlemartin Range on Wednesday. Two other soldiers were also conveyed to hospital and are said to be in a serious condition. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time", the regiment tweeted. Based in Tidworth, Wiltshire, the regiment consists of three squadrons - Ajax, Badger and Cyclops - each equipped with 18 Challenger 2 battle tanks. Read More »

Stephen Colbert Commends Donald Trump On Reaction To Virginia Shooting

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Stephen Colbert started off his show Wednesday night condemning the Alexandria shooting where Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and four other people were shot after a gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball practice. In the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller expanding the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to include an investigation of President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice , Stephen Colbert took some time to crack a few jokes about the ... Read More »

Deputy Attorney General: Donald Trump can't fire special counsel Robert Mueller

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In his interview Ruddy claimed Trump had interviewed Mueller for the position of Federal Bureau of Investigation director several days before Rosenstein appointed him special counsel. "I am going to defend the integrity of that investigation", said Rosenstein. According to the Times , much of Trump's staff basically agrees , but they have tried to convince their boss that another rage-fueled intervention in the Russian Federation investigations "would turn a bad situation into a ... Read More »

USA refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord

A 15-page communique released at the end of the two-day ministerial summit made it clear there was a wide gap on the climate stance between United States and the other six countries, Xinhua news agency reported . "The United States has always been a world leader when it comes to environmental stewardship", Pruitt said in a statement. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a climate agreement with China last week and told the Associated Press that China, European countries and US state governors would ... Read More »

Trump allies question Mueller probe

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The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . Russian Federation is up to no good. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich led one line of attack with a tweet that said "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Read More »

Burned high-rise cladding was cheaper

The questions facing governments past and present, the council and the management company of the Grenfell Tower are mounting. The singer was spotted making a low-key visit to the scene on Wednesday night, where she hugged some of those affected. Read More »

Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says

Ruddy was spotted leaving the White House on Monday shortly before his remarks about Mueller . Rosenstein was testifying hours ahead of a separate Senate appearance by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who was expected to face sharp questions from his former colleagues about his role in Comey's firing, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to step aside from the investigation involving Moscow and the Trump campaign. Read More »

The future of women's tennis is now: French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko

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Her groundstrokes are simply massive, flat swipes of the ball that left Halep and Timea Bacsinszky, Caroline Wozniacki and Samantha Stosur - among others - grasping at shadows. Saturday's victory was worth $2,351,097. She also coped brilliantly with the occasion in what was just her eighth Grand Slam event. It was then quite a decisive - and demoralising - turnabout for the world No 3 in the all-important match on Saturday, as she failed to rise to the challenge when it was needed the ... Read More »

Ray Donovan Season 5 Trailer Features Saucy Susan Sarandon, Spilled Secrets

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In this just-released trailer for the new season, Sarandon's character appears to be tough and demanding, and offers Ray a somewhat brutal piece of advice. Also returning for the new season are Jon Voight , Paula Malcomson , Eddie Marsan , Dash Mihok , Steven Bauer , Katherine Moennig , Pooch Hall , Kerris Dorsey , and Devon Bagby . Read More »

Myanmar military plane missing; search ongoing

A search and rescue operation was launched and sent to the last known location of the aircraft, which was close to Dawei, a coastal town close to the Andaman Sea. The Burmese army have however confirmed that debris and bodies have been found dispersed in the Andaman Sea. Six high-ranking officers and 29 other military personnel were on board. Read More »

Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

He said that, when Scalise arrived at the hospital, he was "at imminent risk of death". The congressman is still in critical condition in the ICU, but his doctors are staying optimistic. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said. Read More »