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Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found

Navy divers found "a number of" bodies in the ship Sunday, a day after it returned to the 7th Fleet's home base in Yokosuka, Japan, with the help of tug boats. However, he said the destroyer sustained "a large gash" below the waterline, and nearby crew would have had little chance to escape the "tremendous" amount of water that poured through the breach. Read More »

Mueller should explain how he will navigate conflicts

Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. The vice-president, who was also in Miami, described his move to hire an outside lawyer as "very routine". Read More »

Congressional Baseball-related donations exceed $1 million

Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. DeSantis said the congressional aide also injured in the attack, Zach Barth, had volunteered to gather up balls during batting practice just before he was shot. Read More »

Scalise critical but improving, will require additional operations: Hospital

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Rep. Steve King of Iowa said over Twitter , "The center of America is disappearing, and the violence is incited by the leading cultural voices of the Left". And first, Sue, Congressman Scalise is still in the hospital. When I talk to lawmakers who are on the teams, both the Democratic team and the Republican team yesterday, they talk about it as being one of the highlights of their year. Read More »

So, how long before Trump fires special counsel Bob Mueller?

Gingrich, who only a few weeks ago called Mueller a "superb choice" with an "impeccable" reputation, tweeted on Monday: "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". And the President has no shortage of reasons for wanting the special investigation shut down. Trump's agenda in Congress would end up in a ditch as the GOP is forced to cope with the Mueller backlash day after day. Read More »

Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry

Rod Rosenstein testifies on June 13, 2017. Trump later told NBC's Lester Holt he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Cuba rejects Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric'

Rhodes isn't the only Obama administration veteran who seems to be experiencing personal pain as Trump strips away portions of the 44th president's legacy - on immigration, trade, the environment and, perhaps, health care. In 2016, there were 9,940 short-term detentions of protesters, up from 8,899 in 2014, the AP reports. Obama eliminated the tour requirement, allowing tens of thousands of Americans to book solo trips and spend their money with individual bed-and-breakfast owners, ... Read More »

London Bridge attack: Man, 27, arrested as police raid address in Barking

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It brings the total number of people in custody to five. Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities. Transport for London , which oversees the capital's transport network, has advised commuters, struggling to get to work in the driving rain, to make alternative journeys as the station will be busy. Read More »

London protesters demand answers over fire tragedy

May returned to the neighbourhood the following day to meet with survivors at St. Mrs May was greeted with cries of " coward " and " shame on you " as she returned to the site of the devastating fire in west London on Friday. Officials said Friday they are doing everything they can to relocate those displaced by the tower. Many chased after her armored cars, prompting the police to intervene and push people back. Read More »

Philippines troops pound militants as death toll passes 300

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A "tired" Duterte has taken a break from public duties to rejuvenate, his spokesman said on June 15, 2017, as Islamist gunmen rampaged through a southern city in the biggest crisis of his year-old rule. More than 300 people have been killed in the southern town, and nearly the entire population of about 200,000 people has fled. However hundreds of civilians are trapped in the militant-controlled areas with some being used as human shields, according to the military. Read More »

Meet Bob Mueller's team tackling the Russian Federation investigation

He appeared to be referring to Rod Rosenstein , deputy attorney general who is now leading the probe. Trump wrote on Twitter Friday that "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director". Rosenstein has authority over the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while he was a Trump campaign adviser. Read More »

Dem: Trump wrong, Salem witch trials 'greatest witch hunt in American history'

In another tweet earlier Friday, Trump writes, "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". The order by the general counsel for his transition team casts a wide net on documents that could shed light on ties between Trump's presidential campaign and representatives of Russia's government. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth says Britain deeply somber but steadfast

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Meanwhile, Theresa May has pledged to "get to the bottom" of the west London tower block fire amid mounting criticism of her response to the disaster. She met survivors privately on Friday and promised measures including 5 million pounds ($6.4 million) for emergency costs, and new homes nearby within three weeks. Read More »

Special Counsel Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening. At the same time, Republicans have used congressional committee investigations into possible connections between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign to questions officials about leaks. Read More »

Theresa May admits gov response to Grenfell fire 'not good enough'

He said: "I thought the way they expressed themselves with a mixture of passion and reason was fantastic, and I hope it's the beginning of a process, not the end of a process, the beginning of a process of real listening between Government, RBKC (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council), local residents, that will bring about lasting change". Read More »

Wales wants fair funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

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Both the Conservative Party and the DUP were now focused on finalising the "terms and conditions" of the deal following a meeting between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday, the DUP source told the channel. He said: "If they ask for money, how is that going to be received in Wales, Scotland or amongst the "just about managings" across the United Kingdom?" Even the idea of an alliance is complicated, however. Read More »

Steve Scalise showing 'signs of improvement,' hospital says

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Steve Scalise during this hard time and recognizing him by wearing LSU gear in support of his recovery", LSU President F. King Alexander said in a statement posted to the university's website. "Baseball is the American game, to be able to play it, and that's why we have to play this game tonight", said Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, who injured his ankle in the chaos Wednesday and will watch from the third-base coaching box. Read More »

PM May faces mounting criticism over London fire

Met police commander Stuart Cundy told a media briefing Friday that 30 people were known to have died, including one person who died in hospital after being rescued. Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited residents, volunteers and emergency services at a center helping those affected by London's tower block fire on Friday, with grandson Prince William promising to return to hear residents' concerns. Read More »

White House confirms Trump met with Mueller

But soon after the abrupt termination, Trump told NBC News that he had been going to fire Comey regardless of any recommendations. Mueller's meeting was not on the president's schedule, nor was Mueller present when other members of the shortlist, including former Sen. Read More »

U.S. man who barricaded self is suspect in triple slaying

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The police department on Monday released the call, on which the mother's bpyfriend tells a dispatcher, referring to Pifer's boyfriend, 'He just said there's a body '. "They were the kindest, hardest-working couple in the world, great parents and great to their parents", her cousin wrote on Facebook. When asked at the news conference what's so unusual about the case, Maier replied: "I think it's unusual to find a suspect involved in five homicides". Read More »

Condition of United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman improves to 'serious'

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Scott Applewhite, File). GOP Representative Steven Scalise was one of the people shot. "He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospital Center , a Level I Trauma Center", the hospital said . Mika, a MI native, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. The congresswoman's wife, Jennifer, issued a statement Friday thankful for "the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received". Read More »

Trump says he's target of inquiry

It's the first time Rosenstein has made public comments about the matter. Rosenstein is aware that he could become a witness, the network reported. Another official disputed that Rosenstein pushed for Sessions' recusal. Trump can't actually fire Mueller, as Senator Feinstein pointed out, and would have to go the route of firing Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and replacing him with someone who would be willing to do so. Read More »

Portugal land in Kazan ahead of Confederations Cup debut

The news of his possible departure attracted the attention of global media covering Portugal at the eight-nation competition that serves as a warm-up for next year's World Cup. Portugal , however, boast a stronger defence, and it may come down to that if they are to win the game. With a team well balanced by coach Fernando Santos, Portugal outscored opponents 28-4 during that streak, with five clean sheets. Read More »

Conservative-DUP agreement due 'next week'

The DUP's leader, Arlene Foster , said it was "right and proper" that her party would vote for Theresa May's Queen's speech next week. Earlier , Andrea Leadsom, leader of the lower house of parliament, said the government had agreed with Queen Elizabeth, who reads out the new government program, that the "state opening of parliament will take place on 21 June 2017". Read More »