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Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated'

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and his possible campaign ties to Russian Federation is growing rapidly , according to various media reports. congressional committees. "Nice", Trump tweeted at 3:55 a.m. He could fire him directly, although that would draw the most ire; he could direct Rosenstein to fire him, but the deputy testified last week that he'd only fire the counsel for "good cause;" Trump could fire Rosenstein and see if his ... Read More »

Israel revokes Ramadan permits

Israeli police said on Friday all the assailants were from the occupied West Bank. The killing was "a natural response to the crimes of the occupier", he said. Simultaneously, at least one assailant was killed after attacking passers-by at the nearby Zedekiah's Cave. The Israeli army said the assailants appeared to have acted independently, like numerous attackers in unrest that has rocked Israel and the occupied territories since October 2015. Read More »

London police say several injured after vehicle rams pedestrians in Finsbury Park

Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. One person was killed and eight people were taken to hospital and two others were treated at the scene. "I've been in touch with the mosques, police and Islington council regarding the incident". A general view of the Finsbury Park mosque . Various reports suggest the attacker shouted versions of wanting "to kill all Muslims" and that he "did my bit". Read More »

US says it downed Syrian warplane that attacked US-backed fighters

On June 9, state news agency SANA reported that the USA -led coalition carried out 25 airstrikes on the northern Syrian city of Raqqa over the past 24 hours, killing at least 17 civilians. "Following the Pro-Syrian forces attack, the coalition contacted its Russian counterparts by telephone via an established "de-confliction line" to de-escalate the situation and stop the firing", said a statement from Operation Inherent Resolve , the USA -led coalition fighting ISIS. Read More »

Officer never saw motorist's gun before shooting

Castile had a permit for the weapon. The jury deliberated about half a day without a verdict. Jurors will return Tuesday morning. Leary's instructions included the legal definition of second-degree manslaughter in Minnesota, as well as the elements the jury must consider related to the charge. Read More »

India's Kohli, Sharma collapse in Champions Trophy final


However, when a picture surfaced of former India skipper MSDhoni holding the baby of Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed in his arms on Saturday, the moment was more than an adorable one and it took social media by storm. Pandya bared his frustrations out in public, exchanging words with Jadeja and then grunting loudly all the way back to the dressing room. Azhar and Babar Azam fall in quick succession, with Mohammad Hafeez also losing his wicket after a 24. Read More »

London vehicle hits pedestrians causing multiple casualties

The crash occurred at a time when the multiethnic neighborhood was crowded with Muslims leaving the Finsbury Park mosque after Ramadan prayers. A van driver who was arrested by police has been taken to hospital and is subject to a mental health assessment. Read More »

Eyewitness describes aftermath of London mosque attack


One man outside the Finsbury Park mosque died at the scene, a van driver was arrested and eight people were taken to hospitals following the early morning incident. The Muslim Council of Britain confirmed that worshippers had been targeted in the attack . Some witnesses described seeing several attackers while others said knives were involved, but both claims were dismissed by the Metropolitan Police . Read More »

Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU


Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said: "If we don't succeed both sides will lose". He said it would also have to accept the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, "or at least a joint court that is staffed by Europeans and Britons" and in principle follows the ECJ's rulings. Read More »

Malaysia says FGV board had reasonable grounds to suspend execs


Bernama added that Sulaiman Mahbob, the non-independent non-executive chairman of the board of Telekom Malaysia Bhd, was appointed acting FGV chairman. The decline in the financial performance of FGV and Felda in the last few years, the PMO said, warrants a comprehensive business review. It said that these appointments were made to uphold the integrity, spirit of impartiality of the ongoing inquiry and ensuring proper corporate governance of FGV and DOP. Read More »

London fire: Death toll climbs to 79


Facing fierce criticism over its response to London high-rise inferno , the British government has sent its staff to assist local council authorities in rehabilitation of victims of the deadly blaze that claimed at least 58 lives and rendered hundreds homeless. Read More »

Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish Minister


Face to face contact between the two key players stalled last week because the DUP was concentrating on its business with the Conservative party in London. Ms Foster dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories threatened the peace process. "What would happen then?" But Mr Kearney, speaking at an annual commemoration of republican icon Wolfe Tone , said: "It is not a game, and it is certainly not a dance". Read More »

Mueller Probing Jared Kushner's Business Activities


During the December meeting with Kislyak, Kushner suggested establishing a secure communications line between Trump officials and the Kremlin at a Russian diplomatic facility, reports The Washington Post . On June 8, Comey stated during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that one anonymous Federal Bureau of Investigation official was against informing Trump that he was not a person of interest in the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

A van attack kills one outside London mosque

All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene". London police - already stretched by a series of tragedies including a June 14 high-rise apartment fire in which 79 people are presumed dead and a June 3 terror attack near London Bridge that killed seven people - said they are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public. Read More »

Investigators reviewing why South Carolina jail inmate died

The death of an inmate at the Aiken County Detention Center was reported on Sunday, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office. Investigators say there are no signs of foul play, injury, or trauma. An investigation is now underway into an inmate's death at the Aiken County detention center Sunday. SLED was called in to conduct an investigation as a part of procedure, Gallam said. Read More »

Sterling flat after London attack


They were able to arrest the driver of the van , aged 48, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, according to Metropolitan Police . Britain's terrorist alert level is now at "severe" meaning an attack is highly likely. On March 22, a man drove a rented auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death before being shot dead . Read More »

Qatar Petroleum CEO says gas won't be cut to UAE: Al Jazeera


The push by Sisi to boycott Turkey comes after the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan harshly criticised and condemned the Egyptian regime for its military coup against the first democratically-elected president Mohamed Morsi. The Qatari government communications director, Sheikh Saif, said Saudi, Emirati, and Bahraini families had been "forcibly recalled" on Monday by their governments despite being invited to stay by Qatar. Read More »

UP: Wedding called off over beefless dishes


They even made it clear that if the bride's family was unable to meet their demand the marriage will have to be called off. Apart from placing a non-negotiable demand of beef dishes, the groom's side was also demanding dowry and asked the girl's family for a vehicle in the wedding. Read More »

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries

In the hours immediately following the attack , there was anger from some members of the Muslim community in London who felt it took police and government officials too long to declare the incident terrorism. "We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque". London's Mayor Sadiq Mayor Khan, the first Muslim to serve in that position, urged the public to focus on shared values and urged the city to stand together in an unprecedented period in ... Read More »

UK leader invites London fire victims to office


Cundy said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. The group past year completed a 10 million pound ($12.8 million) renovation that included new outside insulation panels, double-paned windows and a communal heating system. Britain's Press Association says around 70 people are missing. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip have observed a minute of silence to honour the victims of the London high-rise fire. Read More »

Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills-Al Jazeera


Officials later clarified there would be exceptions for mixed-nationality families in the Gulf. Saudi Arabia also said it would not bar Qataris wanting to perform the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. Turkey also sent additional supplies of dairy products to Qatar's capital, Doha , after Saudi Arabia sealed shut Qatar's only land border, impacting a significant source of food imports. Read More »

Two killed after suspected jihadists attack tourist resort in Mali

There was no information immediately available on any casualties. Boubacar Sangare, a witness, was just outside the compound during the attack. As Westerners fled four police vehicles and French soldiers in armoured vehicles arrived on the scene while a helicopter circled overhead, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported. Read More »