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US Special Counsel in Russia Probe Examining Kushner's Finances

Though Rosenstein's statement did not reference the Russian Federation investigation specifically, it was released hours after the Washington Post reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner - Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law - over his finances and business dealings. Read More »

United Kingdom to Agree Brexit Divorce Bill Before Trade Talks

The outcome of the election might force her to seek a cross-party political consensus to agree on how the United Kingdom will leave the European Union . In a hint at a softer approach, Mr Davis said on Monday "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. Read More »

May apologizes to Tories for election 'mess'

Negotiations between the two parties have failed so far to yield an agreement, raising the possibility of a delayed Queen's Speech, which details May's legislative agenda. After losing her parliamentary majority in a botched gamble on a snap election, May is so weakened that her Brexit strategy has become the subject of public debate inside her own party, with calls for her to take a more business-friendly approach. Read More »

Trump appears to confirm he's under probe, slams it as witch hunt

Is there an investigation? Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. President Donald Trump says the economy is improving and job numbers are up, despite the "phony Witch Hunt" against him. "I can go around them". Read More »

Since Brexit Vote, Europeans Warm Again to EU

The announcement comes after the Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister Theresa May lost the parliament majority in a snap election last week after aiming for a bigger majority and a stronger mandate before the historic talks with the bloc. Read More »

Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

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Constand was composed on the stand under a fierce barrage of cross-examination from the defence, which sought to portray their relationship as consensual, and Cosby's accuser as a liar. District Attorney Kevin Steele said Andrea Constand , who accused Cosby of sexual assault, was "entitled to a verdict in this case". Heinously and exploitively ambitious. Read More »

Saudi, allies working on list of Qatar 'grievances'

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Arrangements for a Turkish military presence in the Gulf have been in the works since 2014 when Ankara set up its military base in Qatar . Shortly after a visit last month by President Donald Trump , Saudi Arabia was joined by Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in severing relations with Qatar over accusations that Doha was sponsoring terrorism in the region. Read More »

British PM Theresa May To Meet Fire Survivors In Downing Street Residence

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment buildi. Fifty-eight people are now believed to have been killed in Grenfell Tower fire , police said Saturday. It has been decided today that the public inquiry will report back to me personally. More than $3.8 million has been raised for the victims. But following the Docklands fire in Melbourne in 2014, where the wrong cladding was used, the sprinkler waiver had been removed for anything higher than 7m, about two storeys. Read More »

Document says Trump hotel brought in almost $20M

Mar-a-Lago, which Trump has referred to as the "Winter White House", made $37.2 million from January 2016 through this spring, an increase from the previous year, when the resort earned $29.8 million. Trump also reported $7 million in book royalties, and an $84,000 pension from the Screen Actors Guild. Some of President Donald Trump's business ventures appear to be making more money in recent months than they had a year earlier. Read More »

Brexit negotiations with European Union to begin on Monday: Britain

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DUP leader Arlene Foster travelled to Downing Street to meet Prime Minister May on Tuesday and remained in London overnight in order to reach an agreement with the Conservative government, according to multiple reports. Conservative former Prime Minister Sir John, who was crucial in bringing peace to Northern Ireland, raised concerns about the impact of a Tory deal with the DUP. Read More »

If Trump fires Special Counsel Mueller he will be impeached

In appointing Mueller last month, Rosenstein said that the "public interest requires me to place this investigation under the authority of a person who exercises a degree of independence from the normal chain of command". White House officials also denied the reports Monday night. [Al] Franken [D-Minn.]. I want to know why, if he was recused from the Russian Federation investigation, he played any role in the dismissal of FBI Director Comey. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Government will do 'whatever required'

Pictures showing the charred insides of a flat in the tower block reveal blackened appliances lined up against the wall while charred possessions are scattered across the floor. "We as the police, we investigate criminal offences - I am not sitting here and saying there are criminal offences that have been committed, that's why you do an investigation, to establish it", he said . Read More »

Even special counsel Robert Mueller may be fired by Trump

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I never said that the President told me. The White House has categorically denied rumors that Robert Mueller's head is on the chopping block. Comey testified that he believed the revelations in his memos - including concern that Trump sought to influence the FBI's Russian Federation investigation - would prompt the appointment of a special counsel . Read More »

Environment Canada drops heat warning for Toronto and GTA

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Environment Canada has reported that temperatures in Chatham-Kent and Windsor-Essex reached 31 degrees Friday and will reach the same temperature on Saturday. The agency advises people to watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions. Read More »

Zaheer Abbas wants Pakistan to avenge shameful defeat against India in final

Kohli already has 27 ODI centuries to his name, with a career strike-rate in excess of 91, and such has been the passionate drive with which he has led India that his fortunes and those of the team as a whole now seem indivisible. "This is a part of being an Indian cricketer. Our batting is not that good our bowling is better", he added. According to Betfair, a bet of Rs 100 on India will fetch Rs 147 in case Kohli's men win while putting money on a Pakistan win, considered less ... Read More »

London fire official: Debris risk near high-rise

At least 30 people have died in Wednesday's fire and dozens are missing. Cundy said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. The prime minister faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" when she returned to the scene on Friday, having not met victims on her first visit. Read More »

'Good progress' in DUP talks - Gavin

After touring the wrecked and fire-blackened apartment block and ordering an inquiry, May returned to talks to try to seal a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to secure the backing of their 10 lawmakers in parliament to help her pass laws and govern as Britain starts talks to leave the EU. Read More »

Feinstein Wants Comey To Testify Again - And Is Threatening To Subpoena Him

The White House press office immediately pointed to Rosenstein's detailed memo as the justification for Comey's surprise termination. Donald Trump has acknowledged for the first time that he is being investigated for sacking Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey during the probe into Russia's election meddling - and lashed out at the Justice Department chief overseeing the inquiry. Read More »

Trump says those driving Russia investigation are 'very bad and conflicted people'

As the investigation expands, that raises the possibility that Rosenstein may recuse himself from that role, since he wrote the memo justifying Comey's firing . "As you and I have discussed, however, I can not defend the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal to accept the almost universal judgment that he was mistaken". Read More »