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Mueller should recuse from Russian Federation investigation

But Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the administration official who actually has the authority to fire Mueller, threw cold water on that prospect in Senate testimony Tuesday morning. COLLINS: Has the president ever discussed with you the appointment of the special counsel or discussed the special counsel in any way? Ruddy later confirmed the comment to CNN . Read More »

May to form new government with help of DUP

Conservative seats are now more heavily concentrated in Brexit-supporting areas and most of the party's new English MPs will represent voters who want to leave the European Union as quickly and cleanly as possible. The Labor Party believes that her coalition of convenience with Northern Ireland's DUP is unsustainable and that there will be a new general election in the not-too-distant future. Read More »

Wolf vows to protect medical marijuana program from United States government

So I think there's a big difference between medical accordance with the [the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment], have set forth a process to administer and regulate that usage, versus recreational marijuana. The law, known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, prohibits the Justice Department from using federal money to prevent states "from implementing their own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana". Read More »

May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance


Although the party has since rescinded violence, this may seem a bit of a rich move from a party that attacked Jeremy Corbyn for his alleged links to former Northern Irish terrorists. SCULLY: I think Theresa May's finished. Her party favours a "soft" Brexit in order to prevent a return to border controls with the Republic of Ireland. Read More »

First Brexit talks to focus on British expats and 'divorce bill'

Northern Ireland's frontier with the Republic of Ireland will be the UK's only land border with the European Union after Brexit . The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michael Barnier and the UK's Brexit minister, David Davis , will meet in Brussels on Monday (19 June), kicking off negotiations likely to take nearly two years. Read More »

Deal with Sinn Fein 'very much doable', says DUP's Arlene Foster

Britain voted by 52 percent in favour of leaving the European Union in a referendum previous year. She said Britain should grant the three million European Union nationals already living in Britain the right to remain, say there will be no return to border controls in Northern Ireland , and agree to resolve any legally binding financial commitments. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: what we know so far


In a post on Facebook the Foreign Secretary said: 'There has sadly been some political game playing about the bad fire in London . We don't yet know the "precise cause and course of the fire", says the Times . The five million pounds are to be used to cover emergency supplies, funeral costs and loss of possessions, Efe news reported. The queen marked her official birthday on Saturday by saying Britain remains "resolute in the face of adversity" after the horrendous fire and recent ... Read More »

At least 70 reported missing after Grenfell Tower fire


Cowley was quoted by the Guardian as saying: "We supplied components for a system created by the design and build team on that project". From across London , people donated food, clothes and blankets. "We will be doing that as swiftly as we can, absolutely". He said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately". Read More »

British PM May tries to quell public anger after deadly London fire

As the fire continued to burn more than 36 hours after the blaze started, police commander Stuart Cundy said he did not expect to find any survivors. The fire triggered a fresh wave of mourning in a country already battered by a string of terror attacks. Numerous victims are thought to have been trapped in upper floors. Read More »

North Korea releases detained U.S. student: How is he doing?


However, further details regarding their arrest are unknown. One recent post on social media, since deleted but saved by the Washington Post's Anna Fifield , advertises a tour involving a visit to the Taedonggang Beer Festival with the caption "We'll drink to that!" His father Otto Warmbier spoke Thursday and expressed relief that his son was released but added the family has "anger that he was so brutally treated for so long". Read More »

Container ship operator says 20-member crew safe

Navy officials. "U.S. and Japanese support from the Navy, Maritime Self Defense Force and Coast Guard are in the area to ensure that the Sailors on USS Fitzgerald have the resources they need to stabilize their ship". Footage from the Japanese TV network NHK showed Navy crew members working to pump water from flooded sections of the mid-right side of the USS Fitzgerald. Read More »

Brexit voters see 'total mess' in muddled poll outcome

Britain's right-wing media, which had rallied behind May's election campaign and against the opposition Labour party , changed its tune in the wake of the snap election, citing concerns over the way she had conducted the campaign and rumours of a challenge. Read More »

Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources

When The Washington Post reported this week that Mueller was investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, a spokesman for the President's private attorney called the leak "outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". The White House confirmed that Mr. Mueller was among the candidates Mr. Trump interviewed to replace Mr. Comey . Donald Trump tweets about being under investigation. Read More »

London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80

He said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately". While the cause of the blaze has not been officially identified, residents had been complaining about conditions in the building since it was remodeled in 2016, but were rebuffed. Read More »

London fire death toll hits 30 as dozens remain missing

The other 18 bodies remain inside the scorched building, police said. Residents of Grenfell Tower have handed a list of demands to the council , following the devastating blaze which killed at least 30 people . Asked about the number of dead, he said he hoped the death toll would not reach " triple figures " and indicated a criminal investigation into the cause of the fire is underway. Read More »

Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

A pro President Donald Trump supporter chants slogans, Friday, June 1, 2017, in Miami . The Cuban government of Raul Castro has criticised President Donald Trump's new restrictions on United States ties to the country, saying they are "destined to fail". Read More »

UPS gunman filed overtime grievances prior to shooting

ET). Chan leaves behind a wife and two children. Their conditions were not immediately known and none of the victims' names was released. The shooter and all the victims were employees, UPS said in a statement . Then he saw people running from the floor and heard people shouting. "Everyone is safe and fine except for the three or four who got hit", he said. "They were looking pretty bad". Read More »

Gingrich says presidents can't obstruct justice - but accused Bill


Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich accused special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday of trying to destroy, undermine and cripple Donald Trump's presidency. The deep state Gingrich references, by the way, is the idea recently espoused by the White House and Trump supporters, that an entrenched and usually anonymous class of bureaucrats has made it their new life's work to undermine Trump. Read More »

Police Launch Criminal Inquiry into Grenfell Tower Blaze

Teams were forced to leave the building on Thursday afternoon when the fire restarted, delaying further the efforts to reach upper floors, where some victims are thought to have been trapped. They met volunteers, local residents and community representatives while visiting Westway Sports Centre in west London , near the burnt down 24-storey Grenfell Tower. Read More »

Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

Scalise , the number three House Republican , was shot along with three other people early Wednesday when a lone gunman, angry about President Donald Trump , attacked a group of Republican lawmakers as they practiced for a congressional charity baseball game. Read More »

Mechanic indicates Alexandria baseball gunman intended to return to Illinois after shooting


Republican members of the US Congress and their staffers were holding a practice for the annual congressional charity game, a tradition in the US capital since 1909. "ATF has conducted traces on these weapons and has determined that both were purchased by the shooter from federal firearms licensees", the Capitol Police, FBI, Alexandria Police, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said in a joint statement Thursday. Read More »

Hodgkinson took target practice in Belleville before leaving, neighbor says


The FBI recovered a list of Republican names in his pocket, according to law enforcement sources, strongly suggesting that the attack was a premeditated mass assassination attempt. Brooks was standing not far from the 3 base line awaiting his turn at bat as the shooter started his attack only a few yards away, in the 3 base dugout. Read More »

Lions add Wales quartet to squad


The Maori proved savvy at killing the ball every time the Lions edged deep into their territory, to stop Gatland's men capping several smart moves with a try. Scotland play Australia , England are in Argentina and Ireland face Japan . The team for Saturday has nine current and former All Blacks but only two - scrumhalf Tawara Kerr-Barlow and wing Rieko Ioane - who have been released to play this game from the recently announced All Blacks squad. Read More »