The new Russian Federation sanctions would create a congressional review process if the executive branch eases current sanctions. The vote was 98-2, with only Sen. Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., voted against the sanctions package. House and Senate committees are investigating Russia's meddling and potential links to the Trump campaign, with testimony scheduled Tuesday from Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
But dozens of more people, including entire families, are still missing, raising the fears that the final death toll might cross 100. Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower , while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure.
REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Protesters close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. Cundy added that the figure could change. Questions are growing about how the Grenfell Tower fire spread so quickly, focused on the cladding fitted to external walls as part of an £8.7 million ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) refit completed previous year.
Trump slammed the development as political witch hunt . Trump's surrogates have launched a broad campaign to discredit Mueller, claiming conflicts of interest and that he has been bringing on prosecutors who have supported Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton .
Americans will be prohibited from spending money at businesses or hotels owned by the Cuban military, which are common in the country. "It's an abuse of power by the USA empire not to listen to the whole world's support against the blockade of Cuba ", he said.
It comes follows concerns raised this week by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams this week that the power sharing agreement could potentially impact the peace process . Next Monday has also been scheduled for the launch of Brexit talks between the Government and the other 27 European Union nations. In the draft, the Tories promised to "enhance" foreign office support for foreign direct investment into Northern Ireland.
Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited a west London site where community groups have gathered supplies for those affected by the tower fire disaster. when many residents were asleep. RBKC said 110 households had been given temporary accommodation by Friday morning, and added that it was working to find more permanent homes.
Fired FBI director James Comey gave evidence last week that Ms Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, directed him on how to describe the FBI probe into Mrs Clinton's email practices. "Mr. Comey repeatedly misstated the law [on] the handling of classified material", said Fitton on FBN's Risk & Reward on June 13. While it's likely true that hoping isn't obstructing, Comey didn't say that.
The allegation raised two sets of questions: Did Trump obstruct justice when he asked for an end to the Flynn probe? "My judgment was I needed to get that out in the public square, so I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter", he said.
May made no comment as she left talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster . Later, May will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, including looking at ways to tackle online radicalisation and terrorism. As Gerry Adams, the Sinn Fein leader, noted on Monday, the outgoing Irish prime minister, or taoiseach , Enda Kenny, called the British prime minister over the weekend to express his concern that her new alliance could disrupt their efforts to get the legislature in Belfast back on ...
Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. The president's meaning was unclear as he made the comments at an event on Cuba policy in Miami. Those who witnessed the attack say a lone gunman armed with a rifle opened fire on the Republican lawmakers as they warmed up and took batting practice.
If Rosenstein were out of the picture, responsibility for overseeing Mueller's investigation - and deciding his fate - would fall to Rachel Brand, the department's associate attorney general. Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the President over a report by The Washington Post that Mr Mueller was looking into whether Mr Trump obstructed justice.
Rep. Steve Scalise , the third-highest-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, is still in critical condition after undergoing the latest in a series of surgeries Thursday morning as a result of a gunshot wound to his hip. Congressional aide Zack Barth, Tysons Food lobbyist Matt Mika and Capitol Police Officer David Bailey were also shot in the attack, but have since been released from the hospital.
Trump and his White House have offered various explanations for Comey's abrupt ouster, including that he lost the confidence of the bureau's rank and file - a suggestion flatly dismissed by acting director Andrew McCabe. But then Rosenstein made the surprise move to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the Russian Federation investigation, a development that people close to Sessions and Trump believe has worsened matters for everyone involved.
But the first-time champion made some points to show how unique this super team is. Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was, but until you break through and win that first championship, there's always still something there. But if the Warriors want to keep this lineup intact, they won't be done spending money once they get Curry's situation settled because Durant can opt out of his deal this summer.
The Independent in the United Kingdom had similar coverage. But that's not Varadkar's only first - he'll also be Ireland's youngest prime minister ever at 38 years old. Its piece details again how the gay son of an Indian immigrant is set to take the role of taoiseach . The Dublin TD is now expected to be appointed Taoiseach if he gains the backing of the Dáil, which sits again on June 13.
Footage from Japanese broadcaster NHK showed a person in a stretcher being lifted from the deck to a Japan Coast Guard helicopter. The U.S. 7th Fleet said on its Facebook page that the number of injuries is still being determined. In a radio interview on Saturday, Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella said the Philippine government, through its embassy in Tokyo, is coordinating with the relevant authorities, including the governments of the U.S.
Nippon Yusen KK, which charters the Philippine-flagged ACX Crystal , said this hours after the pre-dawn accident , which left at least three USA sailors injured and seven missing. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, including the ship's commanding officer, Cmdr. The other two were being treated for lacerations and bruises, while other injured were being assessed aboard the ship, it said.
The Washington Post has reported that Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction. After the firestorm caused by Comey's firing, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, to take over the DOJ Russia investigation.
Taking part in the Trooping the Colour parade, in celebration of the Queen's birthday, Middleton wore an incredible Alexander McQueen dress , in the prettiest shade of pink. While yes, her actual day of birth is April 21, her "public" birthday is June 17 where she celebrates with a grand ceremony. Her great-grandson Prince George , however, was less solemn in his appreciation of the fly-past, as the three-year-old showed signs of boredom as the ceremony concluded.
The effort to make the case about a conflict of interest around Mueller's investigative body comes amid reports that Mueller is looking into whether Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice for allegedly asking Comey to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Steve Scalise , who was shot and wounded in the attack. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). A congressional women's softball team practiced Thursday morning in Alexandria but with a heavy police presence. President Donald Trump , who visited Scalise in the hospital on Wednesday, sent a video message that played at the start of the game. "My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said.
Scalise has undergone three surgeries and remains hospitalized in critical condition late Thursday night. Hospital officials said Scalise suffered injuries to internal organs and fractured bones during the shooting . Investigators said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers, and Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful".
Former Tory Prime Minister John Major, who has raised concerns about the potential alliance, warned the more extreme elements in both Catholic and Protestant communities could see an opportunity to re-enter the fray. The Prime Minister was not present as negotiations continued on Tuesday afternoon, as she had headed to Paris for a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron.
Just like their human counterparts, canine crew from London Fire Brigade and the MET's urban search and rescue team are given specialist equipment, including little boots to protect their feet from heat, glass and other sharp objects. She returned Friday to meet survivors, residents and volunteers at a local church - but faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" . Local residents also say they are angry that their safety concerns had been ignored and that people had been told to stay ...
Now that the smoke has cleared, the public could only gape at the huge burned-out hulk in the working class, multi-ethnic neighborhood. Families were also concerned about two young Italian architects who were missing. May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the burnt-out shell of the 24-storey tower on Thursday and faced cries of "Shame on you" and "coward" when she returned the following day.
Now, ABC News reports that Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein , who replaced Sessions in supervising the Department of Justice's investigation into Trump-Russia collusion, knows that he might have to recuse himself , too. Feinstein sent a letter to GOP chair Chuck Grassley requesting that both Comey and Sessions be invited to testify before the committee. It also fits with a broader pattern of White House aides and officials seeking to discredit the mainstream media, which Trump has continually ...
Obama announced in December 2014 that he and Cuban leader Raul Castro were restoring diplomatic ties between their countries, arguing that the policy the USA had pursued for decades had failed to bring about change and that it was time to try a new approach.
Broxtowe Youth Homelessness, who are based in Church Walk, Stapleford, held the food donation event today (Monday, June 12) under the tag "Tell Them Chrissy Sent You" - which was been used by Christine's parents to encourage others to help people in need.
Trump is accused of firing FBI director James Comey over his refusal to steer the Russian Federation investigation away from former national security advisor and Trump ally Mike Flynn. Mr Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Mr Putin echoed Mr Trump's criticism of Mr Comey, saying it was "very strange" a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief leaked details of his conversations with the United States president to the media through a friend.
Chouhan also announced that everyone involved in the killing of farmers will be severely punished. Earlier, Mr Chouhan led the attack on the Congress , dubbing the party as "conspirator" and "instigator" of violence witnessed during ten-day farmer's stir that ended on Saturday.
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday visited the Washington hospital where Steve Scalise , the third-ranked Republican in the US House of Representatives, was being treated for injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in the left hip.
Special counsel Mueller - a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - was also bringing in legal firepower to investigate whether there was collusion between Trump's team and Russian Federation to fix the 2016 election or an attempted cover-up.
Earthquakes can occur anywhere from the surface of the Earth to about 700 kilometres below, the USGS notes. "The current activity is a reminder that we live in a seismically active area, and even though we haven't had a big quake lately it could occur again at any time", Stickney said.
Hospital officials said Scalise suffered injuries to internal organs and fractured bones during the shooting . President Donald Trump thanked the members of Congress and others for supporting the Congressional Baseball Game with a recorded statement played at Nationals Park Thursday night.
But Trump was leaving in place many of Obama's changes, including the reopened USA embassy in Havana, even as he sought to show he was making good on a campaign promise to take a tougher line against Cuba. The new rules also prohibit Americans from spending money on businesses controlled by the military. Remittances to Cuba won't be cut off. "We will not be silent in the face of communist oppression any longer", Mr.
The wound shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. Richmond, who plays for the Democratic team, said he had visited the hospital multiple times. But he stopped short of providing specifics of Scalise's internal injuries. One other victim was taken to George Washington Hospital but his or her identity has not yet been released.
Mr. Trump's latest tweets drew a concerned statement from Sen. Amid stirrings earlier this week that Trump was possibly considering the idea of firing Mueller , it was Rosenstein who testified before a congressional hearing that such an act could not be taken without specific cause.
Rep. Scalise was shot during baseball practice with the GOP team early Wednesday morning after a man approached the field and opened fire. Scalise's Chief of Staff Brett Horton also read a statement from Scalise's wife, Jennifer. The baseball field that is the scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot at a congressional baseball practice.
The Irish republican party will join the other four main parties in Northern Ireland in Downing Street on Thursday , June 15 as Conservative talks with the DUP continue. An initial round of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster ended with no agreement on Tuesday, although both sides said they were hopeful, with talks to resume Wednesday.
So they're now going to go through an election of two senators and five congressmen, which will again be boycotted by the other parties, so only the statehood people will vote. Puerto Ricans head to polls Sunday with one question in mind: Should the USA territory seek to become the country's 51st state? - Tens of thousands of revelers were expected to pack Fifth Avenue for New York's annual Puerto Rican Day parade, despite a controversy over honoring a man who spent 35 years in prison for ...
Gianforte also issued an apology and said he'd donate $50,000 to a journalism nonprofit organization. "You accepted responsibility. You apologized ", the judge said to Gianforte in his sentencing. A Fox news crew was in the room at the time, and corroborated Jacobs' account of the assault . Absent evidence that Gianforte has a criminal record or a history of behavior like this, this seems entirely appropriate to me.
While the death toll is expected to rise from the slow search of the residence, there are also 37 people still receiving care in hospital, including 17 that are in critical condition. Fire Safe Europe, a body that campaigns for fire safety on the continent, said other countries must now follow suit. Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali, a civil engineering student who wanted to help rebuild his war-torn homeland one day, was the first victim named.
Everyone had written off Pakistan after they opened their campaign with a loss but captain Sarfraz Ahmed , in the pre and post-match press conferences, kept insisting that they will not give up on playing positive and attacking cricket. Given that Bhuvneshwar Kumar, India's most successful bowler, has taken six wickets so far, it will take something special to stop Hasan from finishing as the leading wicket-taker in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides.
NAN reports that on June 8, Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI investigation into possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign team and Russian Federation. The carefully choreographed, four-hour long show has traditionally been a showcase for Putin to show he understands his people's problems, and how he'll get to the bottom of them.
He was killed in a vehicle bombing near his house in Cairo on June 29, 2015, and was the most senior government official killed by armed groups since Morsi's ouster. The defendants were also charged with possessing explosives and conspiring with the Palestinian Hamas movement, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, to carry out attacks in Egypt.
It is the worst crisis for the GCC since its creation in 1981. Last week, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and severed ties. Al Thani reportedly hailed Iran as an "Islamic power" and criticized US President Donald Trump's policy towards Tehran. Those regional countries have suspended all land, air, and sea traffic with Qatar, ejected its diplomats, and ordered most Qatari citizens to leave.
Firemen examine inside the Grenfell Tower in London as crews continue to damp down the deadly fire, Thursday, June 15, 2017 . Others defied the advice and made their way down a single, central staircase - the building's only escape route.
In addition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add an insulation layer to ageing concrete and steel structures.
Trump also denied again in the morning tweets any kind of collusion with the Russian government. Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the President last month raising concerns over Mr. Like many Trump tweets , it can be read both ways. The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Mr Comey was sacked, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said.