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What we learned this week about the Russian Federation probe

President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice , U.S. media reports say. When Mueller, a former FBI director, was first appointed to the role by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, conservatives cheered the decision, saying he would conduct a fair investigation into alleged Russian election interference or go after Trump's enemies. Read More »

Israel begins reducing power to Gaza

Before the latest reduction, Israel had supplied the Gaza Strip with 120 megawatts of electricity (out of 450 megawatts needed), which now represents the strip's main source of energy after its only functioning power plant went offline in April. Read More »

4 jihadis killed in Mali attack

He also said that apart from two killed people another seven were injured, while the total number of rescued hostages amounted to 36. So far, no group has yet claimed responsibility. One of the resort guests killed by the gunmen was a French-Gabonese citizen, while the other has not yet been identified. Those at the resort when the attack began included people affiliated with the French military mission, as well as the United Nations and European Union missions in the country, said a ... Read More »

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

Qatar is facing a severe economic and diplomatic boycott by Saudi Arabia and its regional allies, who accuse the emirate of funding terrorist groups, a charge Doha denies. The association was established after the failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016. Qatar has said it has no plans to expel Gulf nationals residing there. Read More »

Uddhav, Aditya Thackeray meet Amit Shah, Fadnavis

The names opposition is said to be considering include former Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi, former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar. "The NPAs that are largely talked about are the ones we have inherited from the previous government". "This is wrong... If this continues, it could prove damaging for the country's democracy". Read More »

May calls London mosque attack 'sickening'


Two other people were treated at the scene for light injuries. A new board of trustees and management took over in February 2005, a year after Abu Hamza was arrested by British police, since when attendance has greatly increased among worshippers from various communities, according to the mosque's website. Read More »

Van Rams Into Pedestrians Near London Mosque


The citys ambulance service said in a statement on Twitter that it had sent "a number of resources" including ambulance crews, paramedics and specialist response teams to the scene. Several bunches of flowers had been deposited outside the mosque as commuters went to work on Monday morning. The 48-year-old terrorist was caught by the crowd and afterwards, he was brought in for interrogation by the British Police. Read More »

'Bribing' of voters in RK Nagar: Case registered, says CM K Palaniswami


The bypoll slated for April 12 was countermanded following widescale bribery and election malpractice. Not satisfied with the reply, the DMK members walked out of the House and were followed by Congress members. The document purportedly contained the names of the Chief Minister and some Cabinet colleagues, who were allegedly vested with the responsibility of handling the money meant for distribution to voters. Read More »

Trump lawyer says president not under investigation, despite tweets

Jay Sekulow , a lawyer who is part of a team hired by Trump to deal with allegations of collusion by his campaign with Moscow, appeared to contradict Trump's statement on Twitter on Friday that he was being investigated for firing his Federal Bureau of Investigation director last month. Read More »

Donald Trump allies question Robert Mueller probe


In the interview , Mr Ruddy said Mr Trump had considered replacing Mr Comey with Mr Mueller, who served as Federal Bureau of Investigation director during the George W. And leading Republican legislators on Tuesday waved off the idea of firing Mueller, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that his advice was to "let Robert Mueller do his job" and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voicing confidence in the special counsel. Read More »

Robert Mueller Hasn't Decided Whether to Actually Investigate Trump

On CBS' "Face the Nation," Sekulow also claimed Trump was not notified that he was under investigation. Robert Mueller , special counsel for the inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election , has not yet chose to investigate President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice , ABC's senior justice correspondent Pierre Thomas reports . Read More »

French President Emmanuel Macron's party set for majority in parliamentary elections

The result means that Macron should be able to push through both Prime Minister Philippe's government as well as proposed liberalizing reforms that are opposed by both parties on the left and the far-right National Front. After Macron won the presidency, defeating Le Pen, his budding political movement, En Marche!, now renamed La République en Marche (Republic on the Move), went on to secure an unprecedented landslide victory in the first round of legislative elections last week. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation denies CNN FOIA request for Comey's Trump memos

Mr Trump's tweets came after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organisation's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe. Vnesheconombank says that Gorkov's meeting with Kushner was to discuss real estate business, of which the president's son-in-law was the head. Comey's firing likely will be part of that probe. Read More »

Police confirm all victims of 'terror' attack near mosque are Muslim


It's a very strong Muslim community in this area and what's happening today is I think the people must be extremely, extremely sad", Al-Sulaman said. Cynthia Vanzella, who lives opposite the scene, told The Sun: "It was really ugly". "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the awful attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect". Read More »

Attorney says Trump isn't under investigation

Sekulow's comments, in an interview with " Face the Nation ", came after Mr. Trump slammed reports that FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller is reviewing whether or not Mr. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel following Comey's ouster in early May. Rubio says Trump firing former FBI Director James Comey hasn't impeded the FBI's or the Senate intelligence committee's investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Black mother slain by Seattle police battled mental health decline

According to the Times , initial reports indicated that a man shot his wife, triggering a police call, though it was not immediately clear where that report came from. A 32-year-old woman is dead after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest and abdomen at 6800 62nd Street near Magnuson Park in Seattle Sunday morning. Read More »

Number Of Presumed Dead In London Apartment Fire Rises To 79


He fought back tears as he told reporters about the scene inside the 24-storey tower in north Kensington. He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there". Experts believe the new panelling, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower. A criminal investigation into the cause of the fire that began has been opened, and residents at Grenfell Tower had for years complained that the building wasn't fire-safe . Read More »

Terror attack outside Finsbury Park mosque leaves one dead


A 48-year-old man was arrested after members of the public apprehended him after he left the van and tried to flee the scene. Prime Minister Theresa May said police were treating the van incident "as a potential terrorist attack". "My friends told me there were two other guys with him but they caught the driver", said Warfa. Abdikadir Warfa, who was on the street at the time, said the van turned into an alleyway and hit a number of people before coming to a stop. Read More »

Van rams into crowd outside London mosque; 1 dead, several injured


The attacker struck as the area was busy with worshippers who had been attending Ramadan night prayers at the mosque . (Victoria Jones/PA via AP). - The Prime Minister said police made a decision to treat the incident as a terror attack within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call. Read More »

Warship Collision: 7 missing US Navy sailors found dead


Rescue crews searched into the early hours today for seven American sailors missing after a United States destroyer collided with a container ship in the predawn hours off the coast of Japan . "This was not a small collision ", Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, commander of the Navy's Seventh Fleet, said at a news conference. "I ask that you [keep] your thoughts and prayers for the family members and the crew", USA 7th Fleet commander Vice Admiral Joseph P. Read More »

Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

He added that two other insurgents were killed by police, but a fight with one remaining attacker is ongoing. Militants wearing military uniforms then entered the compound, sparking a gun battle with security forces. The attacks come as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to bolster Washington's presence in Afghanistan to stem the violence and the Taliban's military advances, particularly in rural areas of the country, and largely in the south and the east. Read More »