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Global Media Trump appears to confirm that he's facing obstruction probe
Author: 0 Trump appears to confirm that he's facing obstruction probe

Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, a friend of the President, said earlier this week that Trump was considering firing Mueller, who has been appointed to investigate Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election. In a new tweet, Pres. Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation for obstruction of justice. The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly.

Global Media Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital
Author: 0 Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital

At least four people were detained on June 12 in the city of Blagoveshchensk, including the organizer of the unauthorized protests there, according to OVD-Info, a site that tracks protests and police actions in Russian Federation. Navalny, aiming to repeat the nationwide protests that rattled the Kremlin three months ago, has called for a last-minute location change for a Moscow demonstration that could provoke confrontations with police.

Author: 0 Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

Russian Federation convincingly beat New Zealand 2-0 at the St Petersburg stadium in front of 50,251 people, including President Vladimir Putin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who addressed the crowd before kickoff. "I am frustrated and very disappointed", Rojas said in an interview with TASS after the match. Putin, who urged Russian Federation to improve its performances in the build-up to the tournament, seemed to enjoy the match and was seen happily applauding Smolov's strike as he ...

Global Media Indian troops claim killing LeT commander in Kashmir
Author: 0 Indian troops claim killing LeT commander in Kashmir

Police said the civilians were killed in the crossfire between militants and the government forces. Indian troops recovered the body of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Matoo from the debris of two houses destroyed during their violent military operation in Arwani area of Kulgam district, Kashmir Media Service reported.

Author: 0 Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe

The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump, who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement. It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey .

Global Media USA judge declares mistrial in Cosby sex assault case
Author: 0 USA judge declares mistrial in Cosby sex assault case

Approximately 60 accusations of sexual assault have been made against Cosby over a number of years, but only Constand's resulted in criminal charges because the other alleged incidents were too old to prosecute. The mistrial is not good news, but at best it represents justice delayed, not justice denied for the many victims of Cosby's decades of rape and sexual assault.

Global Media BJP leading in Shimla civic body polls
Author: 0 BJP leading in Shimla civic body polls

None of the candidates contested on party symbols. Arch-rival Congress, which ruled the civic body for 26 years till the last elections in May 2012, got 12 candidates elected. If the equations remain the same, a neck and neck contest will be the order to rule the Shimla Municipal Corporation. "Now we are going to win the final (Assembly polls) too".

Author: 0 Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

Trump said at the Manuel Artime Theater, named for a former supporter of Fidel Castro who became a leader of Brigade 2506, the land forces that spearheaded the United States-led Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961. The Castro government is certain to reject Trump's list of demands, which includes releasing political prisoners, halting what the US says is abuse of dissidents and allowing greater freedom of expression.

Global Media Almost 200 congressional Democrats sue Donald Trump over the emoluments clause
Author: 0 Almost 200 congressional Democrats sue Donald Trump over the emoluments clause

Trump's ownership in hundreds of businesses not only financially hurts Maryland and DC but also violates "emoluments" clauses in the Constitution that bar the president from accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval as well as from domestic governments under any circumstances, according to the attorneys' general complaint.

Author: 0 Taylor Swift releasing back catalogue to streaming sites to thank fans

The unexpected return comes nearly three years after the Bad Blood singer abruptly removed her extensive catalogue from Spotify in a dispute over royalties. In 2014 Swift removed all of her music from streaming services , and even openly criticized Apple music in 2015 for failing to pay music royalties during trial periods.

Author: 0 Theresa May in limbo as cost concerns prolong hold-up on DUP deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to strike a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday as she came under intense pressure to soften her approach to Brexit days before formal European Union divorce talks.

Author: 0 Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

The president has said he already made his decision to fire Comey before Rosenstein wrote a memo criticizing the director's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, also has retained an attorney to represent him. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will".

Global Media Trump goes from regal to rustic this weekend at Camp David
Author: 0 Trump goes from regal to rustic this weekend at Camp David

According to The Washington Post on June 17, #President Donald Trump did not go to one of his own resorts this weekend. They moved into the White House last Sunday. Presidents have been going to the refuge about 70 miles from the White House for seven decades, and not always just for a rest. Camp David is best known for hosting secret Middle East talks that laid the groundwork for Israel and Egypt to sign a peace accord in 1979.

Author: 0 Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing

Trump has revealed that he thinks he is being investigated by saying on Twitter: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The letter said the investigation will also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation.

Author: 0 Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

The mood at the Capitol remained somber Thursday, as members learned more about Scalise's condition and signed giant "get well" posters for him and others injured. Democratic and Republican lawmakers have roundly condemned Hodgkinson's actions and called for a moment of unity immeidately after the shooting .

Author: 0 Hain lambasts Tories for 'putting party before peace' with DUP deal

She said the DUP's negotiations with British Prime Minister Theresa May and the Conservative Party would continue through the weekend and next week. "As you know, the Queen's Speech has been now set for next Wednesday". The DUP is one of the most socially conservative parties in Europe, having sought to maintain some of its strictest limits on abortion and consistently opposed gay marriage.

Author: 0 GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stood side by side to shout: "Let's play ball!" and the crowd chanted "U-S-A!" Griner and Bailey have been hailed as heroes after taking down the shooter.

Author: 0 Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis

However, the prospect of a deal has prompted warnings that it could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. The price of such a deal remains unclear. Would we then say they shouldn't be in government in the Republic? May's office issued a statement saying she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" but made no mention of the talks with the DUP.

Author: 0 Search for Thai family after London tower block inferno

Locals yelled questions at Mayor Sadiq Khan as he walked through the west London neighbourhood where the 24-storey Grenfell Tower went up in flames early on Wednesday. The area immediately around the Grenfell block, known as Notting Dale, is a socially mixed neighbourhood. MacLean said the council was already in the process of spending $400 million to improve fire safety for the city's high-rise social housing.

Author: 0 Hospital updates Rep. Scalise's condition while colleagues honor him at baseball game

Thursday, as a measure of resilience and tribute. James Hodgkinson , the gunman in Wednesday's attack, was killed when a pair of Capitol police officers assigned to protect Scalise returned fire. Georgia GOP Sen. David Perdue said it was unrealistic to provide security for every member of Congress. Scalise, 51, suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding.

Global Media A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry
Author: 0 A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry

Though the game pegs Republicans against Democrats, attendees and participating lawmakers showed unity in wake of the shooting. USA lawmakers returned to regular business on Thursday and prepared to play their annual charity baseball game, one day after a man who had expressed anger toward President Donald Trump opened fire on Republican legislators, leaving a senior congressman in critical condition.

Author: 0 17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

Police investigating the Manchester suicide bombing evacuated an area of the city yesterday after finding a auto that may have been used by Salman Abedi as he prepared for his attack. The funeral is to be held on Monday for Barra teenager Eilidh MacLeod who was among the 22 people killed in the Manchester bomb attack. As part of the investigation, authorities are also asking the public to help track down a blue suitcase Abedi was seen with in the days leading up to the attack.

Author: 0 Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

Meanwhile, many residents remain unaccounted for, and friends and family are scrambling to connect with their loved ones. Mr Healey, who was housing minister in Gordon Brown's government , said the current administration should act on recommendations from two coroners' reports following previous tower block fires in south London and Southampton.

Author: 0 Engulfed in chaos, UK government looks for success in Brexit tal

Brussels has previously warned the UK Government it will only enter talks on a potential future trade deal with Britain once "significant progress" is made on divorce matters. The British chancellor, who has reportedly argued for keeping Britain in the customs union, is expected to set out the government's stance on Brexit next Thursday.

Global Media Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared
Author: 0 Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared

The result Saturday was not entirely a surprise. "We can never underestimate the blinding power of celebrity, but justice will come", Allred, who represents other women who have accused Cosby of similar attacks, told CNN's Fredricka Whitfield.

Author: 0 CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Mr Comey's performance, but Mr Trump later said he had already made the decision to fire Mr Comey. The Washington Post first reported Wednesday that Mueller's probe was widening to include looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Mr Putin echoed Mr Trump's criticism of Mr Comey , saying it was "very strange" a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief ...

Author: 0 GOP, Democratic lawmakers show support for baseball game after shooting

Trump called for unity in remarks at the White House on Wednesday, but Sanford and other Republican lawmakers also pointed to the president's own harsh rhetoric. "That's the source of unity, and more than ever, we must embrace it, so that on this special night, I leave you with three great American words, that for generations have torn down barriers, built bridges of unity, and defied those who have sought to pull us apart, ladies and gentlemen, let's play ball".

Global Media US congress gets power to restrain Trump on Russia sanctions
Author: 0 US congress gets power to restrain Trump on Russia sanctions

The measure, which passed on a vote of 98 to two, seeks to make Tehran pay a price for its "continued support of terrorism". If it becomes law, the president would find it far more hard to pursue the kinds of Russia sanctions relief that his team is said to have discussed with Russian officials before his inauguration.

Author: 0 How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?

Three Asian teams making the last four of the tournament that brings the best eight ODI teams in the world is a huge statement of the sub-continent's domination. But the suspicion is that if Pakistan are to hold sway in the final, it will be the bowlers who do it for them. The match will be played at The Oval in London tomorrow.

Global Media Stockton Toddler's Death Shines Spotlight On Risks Of Pediatric Oral Surgery
Author: 0 Stockton Toddler's Death Shines Spotlight On Risks Of Pediatric Oral Surgery

Children's Dental Surgery Centre administrator David Thompson said in his 10 years, he had "never had a situation like this", adding "this is not an easy thing to deal with". She remembers standing up, knowing that they were coming for someone's child, but it never occurred to her that it was for her daughter. Her daughter's heart had stopped , and the nurse wondered if maybe she had underlying health issues.

Author: 0 Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

Comey testified that Trump directed him in February to drop an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn relating to the Russian Federation matter. Trump has told associates he has the legal authority to fire Mueller. When Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey last month, he initially cited a memo written by Rosenstein as the basis for the dismissal.

Global Media Senate passes new sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia
Author: 0 Senate passes new sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

In a 97-2 vote, with only Sen. Individuals who carried out cyber attacks on behalf of the Russian government are also targeted. The comments follow news this week that the US Senate voted nearly unanimously for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and force Trump to get Congress' approval before easing any existing sanctions.

Author: 0 Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the game. The round did substantial damage to bones, internal organs, and blood vessels according to Sava. In that awful crime, the country also witnessed the incredible heroism of the Capitol Police, he said, adding that Special Agent Crystal Griner - who he also met during his visit to the hospital - raced into gunfire, along with Special Agent David Bailey .

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling

Earlier, Rosenstein had authored an extensive and publicly-released memorandum recommending former FBI-chief James Comey's firing . The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post had reported .

Author: 0 Trump admits he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Mueller is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and any possible dealings Donald Trump's campaign, transition team, and administration may have had with officials of the Russian Federation. However, there has been no previous indication Mueller was involved in the decision. Rosenstein was acting, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from acting in the Russia investigation after it was revealed he had held two meetings with Russian Ambassador ...

Author: 0 Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

When Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey last month, he initially cited a memo written by Rosenstein as the basis for the dismissal. Rosenstein did not explain why he issued the statement. What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to axe Mr Mueller , which may result in Mr Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation.

Global Media Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing
Author: 0 Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing

President Donald Trump complained on social media about the wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the USA election as Robert Mueller appeared to widen his probe to include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. She was appointed to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight board in 2012 by President Obama , then appointed to the associate attorney general position by Trump .

Author: 0 Britain, EU in suspense

Northern Irish political leaders including the Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams will meet with Theresa May on Thursday to discuss plans for a deal between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party that critics claim will undermine the peace process.

Global Media Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'
Author: 0 Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'

But with the appointment of Mueller , the near-universally praised former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, it seemed the country would have a chance to take a breath and return to something like normal order. No longer is he merely focused on the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, meaning Mueller appears also to be zeroing in on Trump's actions since taking office January 20.

Author: 0 Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

He died after officers in Scalise's security detail fired back at him. "I think that the comments made by my Republican colleagues are outrageous, beneath the dignity of the job that they hold, beneath the dignity and the respect that we would like Congress to command", Pelosi told reporters Thursday.

Author: 0 Congressman at shooting scene made 'frantic' phone call to his wife

U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was one of four people shot by a gunman. Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika , who now works for Tyson Foods in its Washington office. Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs.

Author: 0 The nice things Trump and others said about Rod Rosenstein

Trump criticized an unnamed " man who told me to fire ..." " Witch Hunt ." The tweet marked the first time Trump has publicly acknowledged that he is under investigation personally. Brand was confirmed as the No. 3 Justice Department official on a 52-46 vote in the Senate on May 18, with Democrats lining up against her. Trump's tweet comes less than a day after a odd statement from a senior official in his administration.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he is under investigation

Trump also previously said he was "going to fire [Comey] regardless of the recommendation" Rosenstein and several others sent him suggesting he let go of the director, who was serving a ten-year contract as the head of the federal agency.

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