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Vladimir Putin suggests Russian soccer league has too many foreign players

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. "In this case, he (Comey) is not the head of a special service but a human rights activist who defends a certain position", Putin said. Putin said he wanted to know what the local governor was doing about it. Read More »

More trouble for Trump's travel ban; friend suggests he might fire Mueller

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Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , a friend of the president, told PBS' host Judy Woodruff on " NewsHour " that Mr. Trump was considering "perhaps terminating the special counsel". " Time to rethink." Conservative gadfly Ann Coulter argued, "Now that we FINALLY got Comey to admit Trump not under investigation, Sessions should fire Mueller". Read More »

Lead surgeon: USA congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Scalise, the third-ranking GOP leader in the House, "continues to show signs of improvement", said the statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center, which it released on behalf of Scalise's family. So important. So we all owe Steve a big, big thank you". Trump on Friday praised the police officers who fired back at the suspect after the gunfire broke out, saying, "Our police officers were incredible, weren't they?" Hodgkinson had a history of posting angry messages against Mr Trump ... Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

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He was taken into surgery nearly immediately, with the first goal being to stop bleeding caused by the high-power bullet. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Read More »

Trump announces he's under investigation

That ended the moment President Trump began tweeting about the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the election and reportedly into the president himself. Comey said the notes contain his recollections that Trump asked for his loyalty when they met for a January dinner and then urged him during a private meeting in the Oval Office two weeks later to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Scalise was shot through the hip and has undergone two surgeries. Scalise, 51, is among four people shot by a gunman at a House Republican baseball practice Wednesday in the Washington suburbs. "But during the game, we're going to play to win, and I know Joe's team is going to do the same thing", Doyle said on Wednesday. Democrats sent the trophy they earned to Scalise's office after the game. Read More »

Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

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Navalny's aides had been broadcasting about the lead-up to the protests from a Moscow studio, but authorities cut off power to the building just as the 41-year-old Navalny was being detained by police. Moscow police blocked part of the street with big dump trucks in a bid to block the movement of protesters. Originally, the protest in Moscow was set to be held at Sakharov Prospekt, but at the last minute, Navalny announced that the location had been changed, claiming that authorities ... Read More »

58 people in London apartment are missing and presumed dead in fire

A resident in a nearby building watches smoke rise from a building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The Guardian newspaper reported Friday that Omnis Exteriors supplied the aluminum composite material used in the cladding. The death toll in the high-rise tower blaze in Britain's capital soared to 30, police said Friday as they also warned that some of the victims may never be identified. Read More »

Vladimir Putin speech motivated Russia, says Cherchesov

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President Vladimir Putin will attend Saturday's Group A opener in Saint Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium between Russian Federation and Oceania champions New Zealand. "We can just focus on the football, which is what we want to do". Russian authorities insist that the Confederations Cup's ticketing system, which requires ticket holders to apply for a personalised fan-ID, ensures that all fans are screened and troublemakers are kept away. Read More »

58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building. Meanwhile, protests continued in London over the government's handling of the disaster and its support for victims. "Meet the victims!" one person yelled as Leadsom was interviewed on Sky News. The monarch has expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze. Read More »

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

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A spokeswoman said Trump did not intend to. I felt, required it, ' Sessions said in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee this week. Wednesday's session will focus on Russia's efforts to hack into state election systems, potential threats in upcoming election cycles, and whether states are well positioned to respond to those threats. Read More »

A Day Before Alexandria Shooting, Gunman Spoke About Heading Home

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Scott DesJarlais and Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith are also on the list. The Daily Caller reported on Friday afternoon that Hodgkinson had a list of Republicans in his pocket that was recovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The gunman died after being shot by a member of Scalise's security detail. His social media presence indicated he was strongly opposed to Republicans, including President Trump. Read More »

Trump calls for return of most wanted fugitive from Cuba

The change in the US posture toward Cuba under Trump marks the latest policy about-face by the president. He clamped down on some commerce and travel but left intact many new avenues President Barack Obama had opened. Trump's decision to restrict U.S.travel to Cuba landed with a thud among the many congressional Republicans who say his new policy surrenders a potentially lucrative market for American goods and services. Read More »

Killing of 6 cops by terrorists an act of 'cowardice': Jaitley

They were two of the three terrorists trapped inside a house in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir . According to Kashmir Media Service, body of Junaid Matoo was recovered from the debris of the two houses destroyed by Indian troops during violent military operation in Arwani area in Kulgam district. Read More »

Driver Ditches Dying Friends After Horrific Queens Car Crash

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Around 1 a.m. Saturday, a vehicle heading east on 100th Avenue and 205th Place, lost control and hit a tree, then a hydrant, according to the New York City Police Department. "Nothing's happened since, but this is not the first time". One person was pronounced dead on the scene, and a second person in the vehicle was taken to Queens General Hospital in grave condition. Read More »

Germany expects no delay in Brexit negotiations

Mr Barnier is due to report back to leaders of the 27 other EU states on Thursday to review progress ahead of a two-day summit of the European Council attended by Theresa May which starts later that day. She herself will travel there three days later for a summit on June 22 and 23 with the other 27 European Union national leaders. Brexit negotiators will discuss Monday Britain's financial obligations to the European Union as the long, complicated and potentially perilous process of the ... Read More »

Australia police shoot hostage taker dead

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While police are treating the incident as an act of terrorism , Ashton was not able to confirm that ISIS was behind the attack. The siege has now ended but a major police presence, including specialist tactical officers, remains at the scene. Read More »

Theresa May 'distraught' over fatal London tower blaze

Their teams were forced to leave the 24-storey building yesterday afternoon when the fire restarted, delaying further the efforts to reach upper floors - where many victims are thought to have been trapped. Police in London have said 58 people are now presumed dead following this week's devastating fire at Grenfell tower block. She said: "People lost everything in the fire and were left in only the clothes they were wearing". Read More »

Can Trump Fire Robert Mueller? He'd Have To Jump Through Some Hoops

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Under the regulation, special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause. Such a move would create a firestorm coming weeks after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment on Ruddy's remarks. Shortly after Mueller's appointment was announced last month, Trump floated the idea of firing him, but staffers sought to squash the idea, which they believed would "turn a bad situation into a catastrophe", The Times reported Tuesday . Read More »

Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

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Brand was confirmed as the No. 3 Justice Department official on a 52-46 vote in the Senate on May 18, with Democrats lining up against her. Rosenstein promptly appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel responsible for looking into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation and whether President Trump himself tried to obstruct justice by firing FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labour Party, which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after last Thursday's vote produced no clear victor. Read More »

President Trump Might Fire the Special Counsel. Can He Do That?

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But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. "I think it's pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently". Newt Gingrich is no longer confident in Robert Mueller's ability to lead an investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter. Read More »