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Viewpoint James Comey has his high noon moment before Senate

After almost five months of living apart, President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, announced Sunday that she and the couple's young son have finally moved into the executive mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies. Trump wrote at 6:10 a.m. Read More »

Donald Trump : Russia slams US President's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

Earlier Friday, Trump vowed to overhaul Obama's policies. While Trump explained in a Miami speech that he was ending Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" because of the Cuban government's "repression" of its people, the Washington Post noted that Trump's policy change could benefit, well, Trump - specifically, his hotel business. Read More »

Rosenstein: Americans Should Be 'Cautious' of 'Anonymous Officials'

Trump also seemed to confirm reports in the Washington Post and other publications that Mueller's investigation has expanded to include allegations that he attempted to obstruct the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the election and his campaign associates' possible collusion with Russians. Read More »

'No. of missing' USS Fitzgerald sailors found dead

Navy said in a statement on Saturday. Bryce Benson, who was transferred to the hospital in Yokosuka "and is reportedly in stable condition", the 7th Fleet said in a statement . Fitzgerald, which subsequently began taking on water. The USS Fitzgerald suffered damage on her starboard side above and below the waterline. The initial Navy investigation will gather facts about what happened, with the 7th Fleet commander eventually deciding what disciplinary action is warranted, the ... Read More »

USA congress gets power to restrain Trump on Russian Federation sanctions

Earlier this week, the Senate came together and overwhelmingly passed a bill that would impose new sanctions against Russian Federation and allow Congress to review any attempts by the president to lessen them. "I would hope to allow the diplomatic efforts to attempt to make some progress", Tillerson said earlier this week. "I am strongly supportive of the sanctions on Russian Federation included in this bill", Sanders said in a statement . Read More »

Congressman Shot on Ball Field Is Recuperating

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The doctor described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Scalise's hip and traversed his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way. Doctors are to provide an update on Representative Steve Scalise . Sava noted Scalise was awake in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, but was in shock by the time he was transported to the hospital. Read More »

Special Counsel Investigating Trump, Jared Kushner

INSKEEP: The Department of Justice is so determined ordinarily not to comment on ongoing investigations that even putting out a statement saying news accounts may be wrong or not sounds like a comment, actually. The noose will tighten, especially as the prosecutorial team demands financial records that Trump has so far concealed from view. "He's driving this", the White House official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss West Wing internal deliberations. Read More »

Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute

Juneau also talked about how the crisis might unfold in the coming weeks and months. The Doha-based group, which is believed to be partly responsible for the current diplomatic tussle between Qatar and Saudi Arabia , said on its English Twitter account, "The @ AJArabic Twitter account has been suspended". Read More »

Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers to Expand Russia Probe

Dick Durbin said Friday that President Donald Trump will put the country at the "brink of a constitutional crisis" if he fires special counsel Robert Mueller . And attacked his own deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein (who now might resign or recuse himself ). Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, and that firing is now reportedly part of an investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice as president. Read More »

Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to survivors of London terror attack

A total of 14 victims were taken to the south east London hospital after the horrific attack, and 13 of them required treatment for stab wounds of varying severity. Kate Middleton made a surprise visit to King's College Hospital in London on Monday. Duchess Kate arrived at the hospital earlier today. "We are used to seeing people who are stabbed", she said, according to the Standard , "But to have six women who were stabbed, multiple times-it was just the amount of people-that ... Read More »

More bodies found in Myanmar plane search

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The aircraft of the Myanmar Air Force suddenly lost contact with the ground and went missing off the coast of southern Tanintharyi region on Wednesday afternoon on its flight from Myeik to Yangon . The army said it was delivered in March a year ago and had logged 809 flying hours. Bodies and aircraft debris were found 35 kilometres from the southern coastal town of Launglon after a military transport plane carrying 122 people crashed following its take-off from an airbase in the southern ... Read More »

62 dead in central Portugal wildfires; Many killed in cars

Media in Portugal said the fire is no closer to being contained despite about 600 firefighters working to put them out. "Many cars could not get out, and people burned to death inside their cars", Jorge Gomes, the Portuguese secretary of state for the interior, told CNN affiliate TVI . Read More »

ISIS Claims First Deadly Attack in Israel After Jerusal

In its statement, IS said the attack was "revenge for the religion of Allah and the sanctities of the violated Muslims". The three Palestinian perpetrators were shot dead by police. Major General Yoav Mordechai, the head of COGAT, the Israeli defence ministry agency responsible for civilian affairs in the Palestinian territories, said the 250,000 family visit permits were cancelled in response to "encouragement to terrorism" by Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas's Fatah movement. Read More »

Steve Scalise condition improves after surgery

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She said Republican vitriol and caricatures of her had resulted in "calls to my home constantly, threats in front of my family, really predicated on their comments and their paid ads". Thompson offered his appreciation for the bravery of the U.S. Capitol Police. Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., issued a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect". Read More »

San Francisco bridge partially closed after motorist shot

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CHP spokesperson Officer Vu Williams tells the Chron that "one person, a motorist, was shot by an officer around 3:45 a.m. and transported to a hospital". The officer felt threatened and fired on the driver, according to Williams. "It came up the right shoulder, and they saw it coming at them", Williams said. Read More »

58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire

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He's been left with the feeling he could have done more to save people, saying he'd do things differently if he could go back. Mounted officers have also been spotted close to the scene on stand-by. She also met a group of victims at her office in Downing Street yesterday. "The local community feels their grief has been made worse by the lack of information about their missing family members and friends", he wrote . Read More »

Trump Confidant: Ruddy Hurt Trump's Ability To Fire Mueller

The reports started when a friend of the president's, Chris Ruddy , told reporters that the president was considering Mueller's termination. "The president's friends are now pressing the argument that Mueller must go, too". There's no reason to fire Mueller . "I think he's weighing that option, " Ruddy said in an interview with the PBS NewsHour . Read More »

Robert Mueller : Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

Lindsey Graham of SC tried to clarify where that line for "good cause" was. She said Mr Trump was not able to watch much of Mr Sessions' testimony , but he thought Mr Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Angry protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

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Rescue efforts are expected to take a long time , as Grenfell was severely damaged and emergency services have to reinforce it before they can enter the higher floors. "They have been left with nothing - no bank cards, no money, no means of caring for their children or relatives". "Everyone affected by this tragedy needs reassurance that the government is there for them at this bad time - and that is what I am determined to provide", she said in a statement . Read More »

Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

In response to Trump's concern about human rights violations on the island, the Cuban diplomats said the U.S.is no condition to give them lessons. Well, for starters, none of Trump's reforms take effect immediately. As Trump continued talking about Cuba on Friday, the audience kept applauding. Read More »

Harman leads after US Open Round 3

And yet, Thomas won't even walk to the first tee box Sunday with the lead. "At 12 under par, I'd have a 10-shot lead at most ( US) Opens ". This isn't like most Opens. No one had a chance. It was all part of a dizzying day at the U.S. Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down. Read More »

DMK-led oppn demands dismissal of Palaniswami govt

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Saravanan has spoken about the ruling party's lawmakers being offered substantial amounts of money - starting from Rs 2 crore and going up to Rs 6 crore- and gold to influence their voting during the vote of confidence. "This government is running on a trust vote won by horse-trading". Since the beginning of the session, Stalin has been alleging that the Speaker of House denied him permission to raise the issue of bribing of MLAs. Read More »

Trump tweets his frustration with Russian Federation investigation

The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post had reported. Read More »