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Did Trump just lay the groundwork to fire the special counsel?

Trump said a few days later that the Russian Federation investigation was on his mind. Although he didn't name anyone, Trump appeared to be pointing the finger at Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general who began overseeing the Russian Federation investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from it. Read More »

Qatar crisis - beginning of fight for hegemony, says expert

Sheikh Mohammed's demand came as a UAE minister warned that Qatar's diplomatic isolation could "last years". "Qatar is under blockade, there is no negotiation". "Qatar will realise that this is a new state of affairs and isolation can last years", Gargash told a small group of reporters in Paris on Monday. Read More »

London terror attack suspect named by media

Ten people were injured and a man also died at the scene after a van drove into a crowd of Muslim worshippers near a mosque in London in the early hours of Monday. Add to that the trauma from the Manchester attacks, it is not possible for people not to panic . A suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester , northern England, in May also killed 22 people, while in March, a man drove a rented vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death ... Read More »

Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze


The star, 29, who paid a low-key visit to the scene of the fire in west London shortly after it started, has been pictured at a fire station in Chelsea . The act of goodwill comes after the One Love Manchester benefit concert organised by Ariana Grande following the terrorism attack at her Manchester concert which killed 22 concert-goers in May. Read More »

Finsbury Park suspect Darren Osborne's family 'in shock'

Other signs held aloft carried messages of solidarity which read: "love will win, terror will lose" and "we stand by you". People surrounded the driver and witnesses said the outraged crowd began attacking him. In France Monday, a man on the radar of French authorities for extremism was killed after ramming a auto carrying arms and explosives into a police convoy on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees Avenue, setting off a fiery blast and a cloud of orange smoke, officials said. Read More »

Attacker killed after ramming auto in police vehicle in Paris


Two police officials told The Associated Press that a handgun was found on the driver, who they said was badly burned after the vehicle exploded. "It seems to have been a deliberate act by this individual", Brandet said. Last summer, on Bastille Day, ISIS "soldier" Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drove a cargo truck through the crowds on a promenade in Nice, mowing down and killing 84 people and injured hundreds of others before police shot him dead. Read More »

UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal


Both sides were determined to give the talks a positive spin, with Mr Davis and Mr Barnier exchanging mountaineering gifts - a walking stick and a book on hiking - ahead of the all-day meeting. Britain appears to have given in on the EU's insistence that the negotiationsfirst focus on three key divorce issues, before moving onto the future EU-UK relationship and a possible trade deal. Read More »

London fire toll at 58, likely to rise


A friend of his told British media: "If that lift had not opened at the fourth floor many more lives would have been lost". He added that all political parties "need to ask serious questions about why recommendations in the past have not been implemented". Read More »

Indian Consulate marks third International Yoga Day in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message on Yoga Day was played before practitioners led the gathering through the two-hour yoga and meditation sessions. On Sunday, India's yoga guru Baba Ramdev kickstarted celebrations for the annual International Yoga Day in Ahemdabad. Yoga includes stretching and bending of body besides doing breathing exercises aimed at transforming body and mind. Read More »

Brexit negotiations begin as David Davis heads to Brussels

May, bruised by an election this month that cost her Conservatives their parliamentary majority , will make her case for a quick agreement on residency for EU nationals and employment rights at a summit of European leaders in the Belgian capital later this week. Read More »

United Kingdom to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

After voters rejected that request, the Brexit talks start Monday lacking clarity on what the exact nature of the UK's departure from Europe will be. According to the Irish government statement, Varadkar raised the ongoing discussions on formation of a new government in London with the DUP, which is a matter for the parties represented at Westminster, but stressed the need to avoid any outcome which could interfere with devolution and the prospects of re-establishing the Executive. Read More »

Coveney calls for North deal to 'involve all five parties'


Her comments follow warnings by Sinn Féin, the SDLP and the Alliance Party, that a deal with the DUP would undermine the British Government's attempts to restore the power-sharing executive at Stormont. The Northern Ireland Executive is the administrative branch of the Northern Ireland Assembly, the devolved legislature for Northern Ireland. Sinn Fein and the DUP had already fallen out and power-sharing had been suspended. Read More »

79 people presumed dead in London apartment fire


The package is also to include a commitment to ensure that all who lost their homes are re-housed as soon as possible near where they lived, temporary accommodation is paid for and that all victims are consulted during a public inquiry into the fire . Read More »

USA student detained in North Korea, dies days after release

Doctors at the hospital where Warmbier died said though he was breathing on his own he had made no sign of understanding language or his surroundings and had made no "purposeful movements or behaviours". In pictures and videos from his time in North Korea, Warmbier can be seen smiling and enjoying himself. "The way his detention was handled was appalling, and a tragedy like this must never be repeated", it said. Read More »

JD (U) to discuss support for Kovind tomorrow

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lauded Kovind's term as the state's Governor and said he served "exceedingly well". Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind , NDA's presidential candidate, greets the media as he leaves for Delhi, at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Monday. Read More »

Connecticut sailor among 7 killed in collision

The U.S. Navy confirmed yesterday that all seven missing sailors on the USS Fitzgerald were found dead in flooded berthing compartments after the destroyer's collision with a container ship off Japan over the weekend. Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the Navy says The Fitzgerald was struck below the water line. "Because it was in an emergency, the crewmembers may not have been able to place a call", she said. Read More »

58 dead and presumed dead in London blaze, United Kingdom police say


Smoke rises from a high-rise apartment building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017. They say they will also use visual elements like tattoos, scars and medical implants in the painstaking process. Help will also be given to people who do not have bank accounts. Costlier versions of the panels contain material that is more fire retardant. However, the spokesman did not confirm what type of cladding was used on Grenfell Tower, adding that this would be subject to investigation. Read More »

Mali forces kill five militants involved in hotel attack: minister

In March 2015, five people were killed, including two Westerners, in a restaurant attack in Bamako . Kangaba is known to be popular with expatriates. He told Al Jazeera that the attack seemed to be "well-organised". "Our partnership is very strong and will be consolidated, strengthened on the occasion of the Africa-EU summit this November", Mogherini said. Read More »

'Not under investigation' claims Trump lawyer

Representatives for President Trump's son-in-law have reached out to these attorneys because Kushner's allies have been questioning the connection between Kushner's current lawyer and Special Counsel Robert Mueller , the report said . Read More »

UK PM admits failings after tower fire


Hands cautioned that officials don't yet have exact details about the renovation that ended just previous year. "My understanding is that the cladding that was reported wasn't in accordance with United Kingdom building regulations", Hands told Sky News . Read More »