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Trump Under Investigation for Firing FBI Director James Comey

Attorney Steve Ryan says Friday that Michael Cohen plans on cooperating "in all governmental inquiries". There is no evidence against the officials of any particular involvement with Trump's campaign. Vice president Mike Pence , who has mostly been on the sidelines of the investigations, has hired his own outside legal counsel, veteran Washington lawyer Richard Cullen , his spokesman said Thursday. Read More »

Would-be gunman Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting


Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". For now, Scalise remains in critical condition in the hospital's intensive care unit. The FBI said it had processed a white conversion van owned by Hodgkinson, which was parked at the YMCA adjacent to where the shooting happened. Read More »

Britain To Hold Special Two Year Parliament Session To Tackle Brexit

With just five days to go before exit talks formally begin, the senior ministers - who backed Remain - also insisted Mrs May take account of last week's disastrous general election result to shift to "a more pragmatic approach" to them. Business chiefs have backed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon 's call for the devolved administrations in Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland to have a seat at the Brexit negotiating table. Read More »

Firing Mueller could trigger Trump's biggest nightmare

Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". "We're not going to let the President choose who conducts this investigation", he said. Sanders' comment follows several days of speculation as to whether Trump was thinking about firing Mueller. Read More »

Big issues loom over Brexit talks

The Commission said: "The opening of negotiations at political level next week will focus on issues related to citizens' rights, the financial settlement, the Northern Irish border and other separation issues, as part of the sequenced approach to the talks". Read More »

Sturgeon's dreams of a second Scottish independence referendum shattered by new poll


SCOTLAND'S FOURTH MAJOR PARTY, the Scottish Greens, remain committed to a referendum on independence - despite attempts from unionist parties to derail the mandate of the Scottish Parliament. But one of her MEP's, Alyn Smith, wrote in a column for The National: "If a vote on the terms of Brexit is good enough for the people of Scotland, it is good enough for the people of the United Kingdom too". Read More »

Cuba: US in 'No Position' to Lecture on Human Rights

Despite his effort to roll back parts of Obama's Cuba policy , Trump left many of Obama's legacy intact, including remaining US embassy in Cuba . They urged him to ease barriers with Havana that will boost trade and create jobs in both countries. But Trump has, in the past, apparently done business in Cuba - in violation of the embargo the US had in place against the country. Read More »

Blumenthal: 'There Will Be a Firestorm' If Trump Fires Mueller

That's what I would do. 'He apparently couldn't find a single pro-Trump attorney to hire and I just think that that's a rigged game. Attorney Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's legal team, made an appearance on ABC News' This Week Sunday morning and after an interview full of the usual talking points , host George Stephanopoulos asked him if Trump would promise not to interfere with, or fire, special counsel Mueller. Read More »

Why did younger voters back Corbyn's Labour in the General Election?

Corbyn has faced constant opposition from virtually the entire British media and his MPs, but the election results mean he is now very much in control. On the other hand, looking at the most-shared Labour stories, Buzzfeed found that a lot of them were positive and talked about Labour's policies. The Tory party and the Prime Minster had repeatedly emphasised that "Brexit means Brexit", for almost a year, indicating a hard Brexit was going to be pursued, but very little detail of the UK's ... Read More »

Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says


Ray Page, who knew Hodgkinson for 30 years, told CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds on Thursday he was "very surprised" to hear about Hodgkinson's involvement in the attack. He left her in March, headed to Washington , D.C. A reporter asked her about a rumor that her husband was planning on returning home in the coming days. Read More »

President Trump tweets confirmation he's under investigation

The federal investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI director , is reportedly examining whether Trump's actions rise to the level of obstruction of justice. Cohen has worked for Trump since the mid-2000s and was active in the campaign. Mr Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Mr Trump fired him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe and testified that the President directed him in February to drop an investigation into former ... Read More »

United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks - European Union sources

A source close to Davidson told Reuters she wanted a "shift in thinking" that would put less emphasis on cutting immigration, a key issue in the Brexit referendum a year ago. May's finance minister, Philip Hammond , said on Friday that Britain should prioritise protecting jobs and economic growth. " We should be protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity ", he said in Luxembourg last week. Read More »

Trump has 'no intention' to fire Mueller

Ruddy, who met with undisclosed officials at the White House on Monday, also said his own sources indicated Trump was considering having Mueller removed. "In recent days, the president has told his staff, his visitors, and his outside advisers that he was increasingly convinced Mueller , like Comey, his successor as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was part of a "witch hunt" by partisans who wanted to see him weakened or forced from office", the daily said. Read More »

Bruce Springsteen to make Broadway debut


This is published unedited from the PTI feed . He'll perform five times a week. Plus, theater owner Jujamcyn Theaters is waiving rent for the superstar. Some with access to Springsteen's circle have speculated that the Kerr show could be a trial balloon for a Springsteen-themed jukebox musical, along the lines of " Jersey Boys " or " Beautiful ". Read More »

Cuba denounces Trump move to roll back Obama-era deal

The Cuban government had no immediate comment. While tourism to Cuba is banned by US law, the Obama administration had been allowing people to travel to Cuba as part of "people to people" educational trips for visitors, a popular classification that a White House official said was "ripe for abuse" by those looking for beach vacations. Read More »

[Newsmaker] Trump decries being target of Russia probe

Comey testified that he requested Sessions never again leave him alone with Trump. Donald Trump has revealed that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice over his decision to fire the FBI Director, James Comey , who was leading an inquest into the possible collusion between his election campaign and Russia's alleged effort to interfere with the 2016 election. Read More »

Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority

Scottish politicians are out meeting voters this weekend with just five days to go until the general election. Chief Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke, the Conservative candidate for South West Hertfordshire, said: "This admission from Nicola Sturgeon underlines the very real risk that Jeremy Corbyn could be prime minister next Friday - propped up by the SNP and in charge both of Brexit and our economic security". Read More »

Congressman Scalise Still in Serious Condition, but Showing Improvement: Hospital


Sava said Scalise will require surgeries soon for abdominal and bone injuries, in addition to the two he has undergone to fix a bone in his leg broken by the bullet. Scalise underwent a third procedure and second surgery for his gunshot wound Thursday. "He will require additional operations to manage abdominal injuries and other bone injuries", Sava said. Read More »

Ryan: Trump should let Mueller do his job

Several senior Trump aides believe that Comey went public with his doubts about the president's behavior and trustworthiness with the intention of steering Rosenstein toward appointing his friend Mueller, according to one longtime Trump associate who remains close to the White House. Read More »

Bihar: Two girls stripped as father failed to pay uniform fees


She added that the local Mukhiya's wife took pity on them and gave a gamcha to cover up. This incident took place on Friday. "My moral standard is not so low that I will ask my own students to go home semi-naked", Jha said, and called it a political conspiracy against him. Read More »

BSEB Bihar Class 10 Results 2017


However, it was postponed until June 15, 2017, and now according to the latest update, the class 10 result has been pushed back further. It is said that almost 17 lakh students from Bihar appeared for matriculate (class 10) board examination this year. Read More »