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Trump 'mulls firing Special Counsel' in Russian Federation probe

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He called because "I have been very clear" about Mueller and the lawyers he's hired amounting to a " rigged game ", Gingrich said in an interview Tuesday on CBS. Ruddy, who is chief executive of Newsmax Media and a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, confirmed his view in a text message to The Washington Post but did not elaborate. Read More »

British PM Theresa May to meet fire survivors in Downing Street

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United Kingdom police have so far confirmed that 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower . Police say the harrowing search for remains had paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blackened tower but has resumed. At least 30 people have died in Wednesday's fire and dozens are missing. Ms May says she "spoke with people who ran from the fire in only the clothes they were wearing". Read More »

Comatose student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio, USA

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A plane carrying Warmbier arrived at a Cincinnati airport around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday. The University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati who publicly confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner left North Korea on Tuesday morning, a foreign ministry official confirmed. Read More »

Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports

President Donald Trump says the economy is improving and job numbers are up, despite the "phony Witch Hunt" against him. Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said former members were given the order yesterday for any information involving Russian Federation or Ukraine in the latest sign of the investigations' expanding reach. Read More »

Trump's Policy impact on Cuba

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The Cuban government has given Trump's speech extensive coverage on official media. The feeling with the Cuban citizens is that If these measures end up affecting someone, that someone is not going to be Raul Castro rather it will be the ordinary Cubans as always. Read More »

58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

London police say 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower are missing and presumed dead in the fire. He also formally confirmed named the first fire victims as Mohammed al-Haj Ali , a 23-year-old tower resident. "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss", she added. Read More »

First round of Brexit talks to begin on June 19

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Given the diminution of her political power and stature, May is now on shaky ground and she can not negotiate from a position of strength. "It includes money, they want to talk about that, we think it should come later, and Northern Ireland". Read More »

Trump appears to confirm that he's facing obstruction probe

On Friday, ABC News reported that Rosenstein was raising the possibility that he, too, would need to recuse himself from the matter , handing the D.O.J. Chamber of Commerce business lobbying group's legal arm, which played a major role in marshaling legal opposition to environmental and labor regulations championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama. Read More »

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

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The men pilfered avocados from the facility-where avocados are taken to ripen-for months, and sold the stolen produce for cash. According to the Ventura County Star , the three men worked at Mission Produce on Dufau Road, in an unincorporated part of Ventura County. Read More »

7 missing after US Navy destroyer collision off Japan coast

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The impact affected " Fitzgerald's forward starboard side above and below the water line, causing significant damage and associated flooding" in multiple areas, said a statement from the us 7th Fleet. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and colleagues of the injured and missing United States personnel", it said. All 20 crew members of the cargo vessel are said to be safe, with the ship only suffering minor damage. Read More »

Trump tweet denounces Mueller obstruction of justice probe as witch hunt

Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation". During the meeting at Trump Tower with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, Kushner reportedly floated the possibility of establishing a back-channel line of communication between the Trump transition team and Russia . Read More »

Puerto Rico Votes To Become 51st US State

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Congress ultimately has to approve the outcome of Sunday's referendum that offers voters three choices: statehood, free association/independence or the current territorial status. Lopez Rivera said last week he wouldn't accept the National Freedom Hero title, which organizers at first granted him, but would join the parade as a regular citizen, partly because the focus was too much on him and not enough on Puerto Rico's plight. Read More »

Relax, Comey: US Secret Service Says No 'Tapes' Exist

Former FBI Director details meetings with Trump . That prompted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller - himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - as special counsel the following week. President Trump raised the prospect of recordings last month in a tweet after firing FBI Director James Comey, saying Comey had better hope there are no "tapes". Read More »

DUP will support Conservative's Queen's Speech

Northern Irish and Scottish political leaders voice concerns about pact to keep Tories in power. "What we need is good government of the country and also we want to get Northern Ireland sorted out as well". The leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, announced that the Conservatives would press ahead with presenting a Queen's speech next Wednesday, while negotiations continued with the DUP . Read More »

58 people missing after Grenfell Tower fire, presumed dead

Doubtless, in time, a thorough investigation will reveal the full details of what caused the disaster. But the shock at its scale turned to anger and recriminations on Thursday. Grenfell Tower was home to around 600 people and whole families remain missing after the fire, which forced residents to flee through black smoke down the single stairwell, jump out of windows or even drop their children to safety. Read More »

Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation

The President has been advised, on numerous occasions, to avoid commenting on both the Russian probe and social media. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. News of Rosenstein's reaction comes amid mounting worries on Capitol Hill that Trump will binge "Apprentice" episodes to fire himself up for a new round of terminations targeting top Justice Department officials. Read More »

US Democrats Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel Mueller

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is also investigating the ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, said she was "increasingly concerned" Trump would try to fire not only Mueller , but also the man who appointed him, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Read More »

Trump discloses financial information detailing trust

A report signed by Trump on May 16, 2016, shows nearly $29.8 million in income from Mar-a-Lago and between $50,000 and $100,000 in revenue from " The Art of the Deal " royalties. President Donald Trump's real estate empire is making millions. The release comes as Trump is under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, a probe that's tied to larger federal investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump campaign advisers colluded in any ... Read More »

GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

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Jack Sava said Friday that when Scalise arrived "he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", but that doctors had made "a lot of progress" in stopping the bleeding. Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". Law enforcement officials proceeded Friday with their investigation of the attack at a suburban Virginia park, including examining Hodgkinson's social media activities and his home in Belleville, Illinois. Read More »

Donald Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him

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In a tweet Friday, Trump acknowledged for the first time that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe. "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt" - showed that Trump "is trying to change his story" about firing Comey, which is bound to "really hurt him" in the probe, attorney Nick Akerman, who worked as an assistant special prosecutor during Watergate, explained to The News. Read More »

Trump doubles down on call for 'travel ban'

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Trump was referring to his controversial original travel ban, which barred the entry of citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States, but was quickly fired down in several federal courts shortly after its disastrous implementation. Read More »

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources

Trump's contacts with Rosenstein , and the drama surrounding the Rosenstein letter, could prompt Mueller to call him in as a witness. Following Comey's ouster, however, Rosenstein then appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special prosecutor to take over the federal investigation into whether any Trump associates coordinated with Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. Read More »

9 killed in Iraq clashes

With the loss of the Zanjili neighborhood, the enclave still held by IS in the northern Iraqi city has shrunk to two districts along the western banks of the Tigris River-the densely populated Old City center and the Medical City, Reuters reported. Read More »