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Trump transition, campaign officials told to keep Russia-related

Bush. The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump , who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement. Mr Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he could become a witness in the investigation, ABC News reported on Friday. Read More »

Muslims Pray In Street After Finsbury Park Attack


He said in his opinion it was a terrorist attack. Travellers who did with to use the station were being told to use the Station Place entrance, and not the Seven Sisters Road entrance, which was closed. "Our prayers are with the victims". This is only one eyewitness account, and the story is still developing, so I'm sure more details will come out. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead


Hands cautioned Sunday that investigators still don't know exactly what cladding was used when the building renovation was completed previous year. The government has promised a full public inquiry, but that has done little to a sense of frustration and anger among residents and neighbours who demand answers for how the blaze spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's roughly 600 residents. Read More »

Heatwave set to continue after hottest day of year


Met Office forecaster Charles Powell said: 'We have seen the hottest day of the year so far. 'All throughout this period we will have some pretty mild uncomfortable nights - a lot of places in the mid to high teens for night-time temperatures'. Read More »

Trump's lawyer says President not informed he is under investigation

In the tweet in question , Trump explicitly said he is under investigation and calls that investigation a "witch hunt". Comey testified to Congress that one of his "leadership team" at the FBI did not want him even to assure the president in private that he was not a subject of the Russian Federation investigation because the inquiry into the Trump campaign's dealings with Russian Federation might eventually focus on Trump himself. Read More »

Congressman Keating: Trump probe leaks not coming from Mueller

Trump was referring to a memo prepared by Rod Rosenstein - and signed off on by Attorney General Jeff Sessions - that called for axing Comey because he, during the 2016 campaign, went around the department's chain of command. At least for the moment, it seems as if White House staffers have managed to convince Trump to hold back on taking any action with regards to Robert Mueller. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: 58 people missing and presumed dead in London tragedy


Attention has focused on materials used during the renovation process completed previous year. Fire engulfed the social housing block, where as many as 600 people lived in more than 120 apartments. Rescue personnel have had difficulty reaching the top floors of the charred, 24-story tower. Ms Berejiklian said it was appropriate to have a discussion about national building regulation laws. Read More »

Afghan soldier attacks USA troops

The others fought a battle with Afghan special forces that had responded to the attack. The assault on the headquarters in Gardez, which was still continuing, was launched at 6:00 am, said the regional police commander, Asadullah Shirzad. Read More »

President Trump not under investigation in Russian Federation probe, says his lawyer

Sekulow did acknowledge on " Fox News Sunday " that he "can't read people's minds", but said there had been "no notification of an investigation" of the president by Mueller. He said he had only been discussing the constitutional problem posed if the president were being investigated . Sekulow's interview with NBC was one of four scheduled Sunday morning television appearances. Read More »

CNN Sues FBI for Release of James Comey Memos

President Donald Trump lashed out at his deputy attorney general Friday morning on Twitter . An hour later, Trump was back at it, calling the investigation the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". The Post story also says that "accounts by Comey and other officials of their conversations with the president could become central pieces of evidence if Mueller decides to pursue an obstruction case" and that investigators will examine Trump's public and private ... Read More »

Hung Parliament after May's election gamble backfires

On election night, Corbyn led one of the largest swings to Labour since World War II. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Secretary David Davis have all been kept on in their roles. Read More »

Favourites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible". In his next game, Silva scored a hat-trick against the Faroe Islands, when Ronaldo added one goal in another 6-0 victory. "I have the same confidence today", Portugal coach Fernando Santos said earlier this week. Read More »

May says security Cabinet to meet after crash

An AFP reporter could see a helicopter and many emergency vehicles at the scene, which was closed off by a large police cordon. "An advance trauma team from London's Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by vehicle", the statement said. Read More »

Officials Steal Food Aid Meant for Boko Haram Survivors


About 1.5 million people are now facing starvation. The statement from acting President Yemi Osinbajo said aid going missing had "dogged food delivery" and then cited reports saying that more than 50 lorries out of every 100 sent to the north-east never reach their destination. Read More »

Steve Scalise sends Father's Day message


She also said she didn't know exactly who was shot on Wednesday, but she is sorry that he did this. She said she did not ever see him come into her coffee shop and did not speak to him. On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria , Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. Read More »

58 now missing and presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster, police say


British Prime Minister Theresa May , criticized shortly after the blaze for failing to meet with victims, says the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly to her. "We're just really anxiously waiting for the authorities really, (to see) what they are going to do". British health authorities say that 19 patients are still being treated at four London hospitals. Read More »

1 dead, 10 hurt in crash near mosque suspected as terrorism

Another witness who lives in a flat on Seven Sisters Road said she saw people "shouting and screaming". "Due to the nature of this incident extra policing resources have been deployed in order to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan", the Guardian quoted the statement as saying. Read More »

Hodgkinson showed all the signs before he shot Rep. Steve Scalise


As for Scalise, he's still in critical condition, but he's improving. The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo", fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. According to reports from ABC News , Hodgkinson campaigned for the Democratic party and openly expressed his distaste for Trump and the Republican party . Read More »

London fire: Number of dead and missing rises to 79, police say

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy has said that there are still some bodies in Grenfell tower but conditions have been too hazardous to retrieve them. On Saturday night, the Government announced new measures to support those who have lost loved ones, along with members of the emergency services. We are not interested in your reasons for not telling us sooner, we just want to understand as best as we can who may still be inside the building'. Read More »

London tower fire: 79 now feared dead


Some families have lost more than one member, he added. A minutes silence is due to be held across the United Kingdom at 11 am this morning to remember the victims of the fire. It was observed that the exteriors of the first four stories of Wing On Centre were covered by Reynobond PE panels, with no windows, Apple Daily said. Read More »

Formal talks on Britain's exit from EU to begin in Brussels


May's government said in a statement it was "confident it can achieve a bold and ambitious deal that will work in the interest of the whole U.K". When will Britain leave the EU? "Both sides will also discuss the structure of the negotiations and the issues that need to be addressed over the coming months". Read More »

Dead, missing toll in London fire rises to 79, police say


Commander Cundy said in a statement: "It is really important that we are clear about the scale of the challenge facing us as our teams search Grenfell Tower to recover those people still inside and return them to their loved ones". "This is an incredibly distressing time for all of them", he said. He said his priority is to identify and remove people who died in the building as quickly as possible. Read More »

NBC News Stands Firm on Megyn Kelly Interview

Parents of the victims of the shooting have been vocal in their disgust for Kelly giving Jones a platform on network television, which could be seen as legitimizing his fringe views. In the audio, Kelly is heard saying, "This is not going to be a contentious, sort of " gotcha " exchange". There is one NBC station that won't be airing Megyn Kelly's controversial interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones . Read More »