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Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

The information was leaked to a reporter of " The New York Times " through a professor from the Columbia Law School. He also said he "would be glad to" talk to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is now investigating allegations that Russian Federation interfered with the election and colluded with Trump's campaign. Read More »

Warriors top Cavaliers to win NBA championship

After joining the Warriors in July 2016 - a decision which caused shockwaves in the National Basketball Association world among talk of a GSW "super team " - it took Durant just one season to win his first championship. To win his first championship, Durant had to go through the game's greatest player in Cavaliers forward LeBron James , who he defended for most of the five games. Read More »

John Major says Tory-DUP deal could threaten Northern Irish peace process

Former Prime Minister John Major said he was concerned a deal with the DUP could thrust the province back towards violence almost two decades since a US-brokered peace deal brought peace to Northern Ireland . Mr Gove, a staunch Brexit supporter, was also asked about a Daily Telegraph report that senior Cabinet ministers were engaged in secret talks with Labour MPs to secure a soft Brexit. Read More »

Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma

But he noted that the State Department is continuing "to have discussions " with North Korea about the release of other three American citizens who are jailed there. "For North Korea to imprison Otto with no notification or consular access for more than a year is the utmost example of its complete failure to recognize fundamental human rights and dignity". Read More »

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block Comey testimony

Comey will testify in an open session beginning at 10 am. Spicer was more reserved about the possibility of privilege, telling reporters on Friday: 'That committee hearing was just noticed. For example, Comey is no longer a federal employee since Trump promptly fired him in early May. "Yet again, the president was not careful", the dean said. Read More »

2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

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According to WXIA's Faith Abubey, officers cleared the stores in the Family Dollar plaza. "I have their blood on my shoes", sheriff Howard Sillis said. Police say the inmates were being moved from a state prison in Hancock County to a diagnostic center in Jackson to determine their next placement. U.S. Read More »

Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller, the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

It is, however, his first trip since Trump, his former "Celebrity Apprentice" boss, became president. Last week, Comey appeared before the same committee and shared that he and members of the FBI leadership team did not discuss President Donald Trump's alleged request for the FBI director's loyalty as the group believed Sessions would inevitably recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Politifact Checks Sessions' Claim About Russia Meetings

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Last week, Comey appeared before the same committee and shared that he and members of the FBI leadership team did not discuss President Donald Trump's alleged request for the FBI director's loyalty as the group believed Sessions would inevitably recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

'Significant progress' made in talks between Foster & May

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) has confirmed that they will secure the best Brexit deal possible for Northern Ireland's farmers. It comes after Mrs May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it". Read More »

Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Rakes Him Over Coals

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He portrayed Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into his former national security adviser as an order coming from the president . But a day after the closely watched hearing, Trump struck back with an early morning tweet: "Wow, Comey is a leaker". He also said he took Trump's comments about the Flynn probe "as a direction". Read More »

UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

Another Tory MP said there was no discussion at the meeting of how long Mrs May would remain in post, adding: "she's won, she's got to be PM". Foster tweeted afterward that "discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". Read More »

American Student Otto Warmbier Released From North Korean Prison

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Sources with knowledge of the process told the Post that after Trump was informed of Warmbier's condition, he ordered the State Department to secure Warmbier's medical evacuation. Meanwhile, the White House said Moon and Trump will meet on June 29 and 30 to discuss ways of building on what America frequently calls its "ironclad" alliance with South Korea. Read More »

Bodies and wreckage found in search for missing plane

The plane took off from Myeik in Myanmar and was on its way to Yangon . The plane lost contact 29 minutes after takeoff while flying at 18,000 feet over the sea, about 43 miles west of the town of Dawei, the military said. Wednesday, when it was southwest of the city of Dawei, formerly known as Tavoy. He was flying the Chinese-made, four-engine Y8 turboprop - a medium-range transport plane based on the Soviet Antonov An-12, which has had numerous crashes over the decades. Read More »

A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

Hung Parliament: what does it mean? With the Conservatives failing to secure a majority, the General Election is set to result in a hung parliament . He would need the support of other parties to get any laws passed. Who will form a government - and who will be Prime Minister? Any such talks this year could take much longer. Read More »

Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

Duterte on Sunday distanced himself from U.S. military cooperation, saying the decision was made by the Defense Department. "We can not exclude future scenarios in which the ranks of the Maute or similar groups are beefed up by a substantial number of foreign militants, making the fight much harder for the Filipino government", he said . Read More »

James spectacular again, but Cavs can't stop Warriors

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Kevin Durant accomplished exactly what he set out to do and proved to be the best player on the best team . I'm just excited to do something special. On his own team's efforts, he added: "We got to the post-season as a 2-seed and we were able to punch our clock and reach the finals, that's what you want as a ball-club". Read More »

Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

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Currently, with 649 of the total 650 parliamentary mandates declared, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is leading with 318 seats, while the Labour Party stands at 261, with the Liberal Democrats at 12. The Scottish Conservative leader has called for the SNP to scrap proposals for a fresh independence referendum which she branded "a massive political miscalculation". Read More »

Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

Yesterday, the families of the four farmers, who were killed in the police firing in Mandsaur , met Chouhan and requested him to call off his fast. The farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike since June 1 to press their demand for loan waivers and fair price for their produce. Before he started his fast on Saturday, Chouhan said that his penance would continue "till complete calm returned in the state". Read More »

Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'

Nevertheless, the idea of the government taking a more flexible, "softer" approach to Brexit will undoubtedly be welcome in the industry, as the sector has always made it clear it wants to remain as closely aligned with the European Union as possible. Read More »

Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions's testimony comes one day after National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers met behind closed doors with the Intelligence Committee, after last week saying he couldn't respond to some questions about the Russian Federation probe and Trump's alleged involvement in a public hearing . Read More »

North Korea releases jailed US university student

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He told reporters in Beijing that it is "not my objective right now". The White House says a US envoy met with North Korean foreign ministry representatives in Norway last month as part of efforts to win freedom for Americans held by Pyongyang . Read More »

Britain, European Union fail to agree on starting date of Brexit negotiations

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Winterstein said the commission was "quite confident" that so-called technical talks to pave the way for the Barnier-Davis negotiations could begin as early as this week. Leaving with no deal in place could mean trade tariffs between the United Kingdom and the European Union unless interim arrangements are made. "It will take us several months to draw out the conditions of an orderly withdrawal.so let's not waste time", he said. Read More »