President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry. " Can you understand what he did in this country ?" The former Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls champion said he was trying to promote sports during his latest five-day trip to North Korea and spoke positively of the experience, Reuters reported .
House Majority Whip Scalise, 51, was shot in the hip by a rifle-welding critic of the president who sprayed bullets on U.S. lawmakers practising for an annual baseball game in the Washington suburb of Alexandria. U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise faced an "imminent risk of death" after a high-velocity... And it was at that auto shop that his anger flared during small talk with the mechanic."This man was just so passionate and hateful toward (President Donald) Trump", said Crist Dauberman, ...
May and Foster met for more than an hour, but the PM said nothing as she left for the Commons where MPs returned and re-elected John Bercow as Speaker unopposed. His appointment as a Brexit minister will help to reassure Brexiteers on the Conservative backbenches that Ms May is not planning a significant softening of her approach to negotiating with the EU.
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. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is also under investigation as a member of the Trump campaign, leading Sessions to recuse himself from the case and allowing Rosenstein to appoint Mueller to head the investigation, reports Fox News .
Mueller is said to be investigating whether Trump obstructed the course of justice in the probe into Russian interference in the U.S. elections. Mueller has not made any public comments about Comey amid the firestorm. It appears Trump is referring to Rod Rosenstein , who set the stage for Comey's dismissal in a letter to Trump .
Mueller was appointed last month as special counsel to lead the probe, after Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey . " Witch Hunt ", the president said on Twitter. Also, it was Rosenstein who appointed Robert S. Mueller III as the special counsel to lead that investigation after Comey was sacked. In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt on May 11, Trump said he was "going to fire [Comey] regardless of recommendation" from Rosenstein and Sessions.
Around four North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers were killed in attack by an Afghan soldier in northern Balkh province, reports Pajhwok Afghan News. The German military heads the multinational advising mission based in Mazar-i-Sharif. A spokeswoman for the German forces said that "according to what we know right now, no Germans were affected".
For much of the 20th century, until it gained independence in 1971, Qatar was a British protectorate. The Persian Gulf this month has been gripped by a crisis involving Qatar and several other countries that could see thousands of people forced to move and start new lives.
The measure came just a day after Tillerson told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations that virtually all United States partners and allies were calling on Washington to improve its relations with Russian Federation.
The President tweeted Friday that he was under "investigation", which he called a " witch hunt " in another tweet . U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge in a post on Twitter that he is "being investigated" for firing FBI Director James Comey , adding the assertion that the probe is being conducted by the man who told him to fire Comey .
Rosenstein later appointed Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, which the president has repeatedly labeled a " witch hunt ". The FBI is also looking into the financial activity of Michael Flynn , Paul Manafort , and Carter Page , the Post says, and all of them have been cut loose from team Trump .
Despite various signals that Trump and Merkel are not on the same page, as witnessed during the US President's Europe visit, the Press Secretary said that the US President views not just Germany , but the rest of the Europe as important ally to America.
The newspaper was able to convince the British government "to waive Value-Added Tax costs from the charity single, [so] families affected by the blaze are set to receive even more funds". "I drove up very near it, because you can't get too close, but when you see it first hand it really does it hit you which is one of the reasons why I wanted to do this so quickly".
The amendment, which includes new sanctions on the Kremlin over human rights violations and meddling in the 2016 presidential election, is attached to an Iran sanctions bill that could pass as soon as this week, making it more hard for President Trump to veto the legislation .
Mrs May had hoped the general election would increase her Commons majority before the start of talks - but it created a hung Parliament, and she is seeking the DUP's backing to win key votes. Former prime minister David Cameron, who called last year's European Union referendum and resigned after losing it, told a conference in Poland that "there will be pressure for a softer Brexit".
The White House has said that the subsequent meeting with the banker was a pre-inauguration diplomatic encounter, unrelated to business matters. An investigation - with questions - now reaching into the oval office. Paste magazine writer Jacob Weindling wrote a story about whether Kushner could be headed to jail, noting that the evidence doesn't look good for Trump's son-in-law.
She also said that the public inquiry into the fire would report back to personally. Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "Something awful has happened".
An official Saudi source said the Kingdom has no need for a Turkish base in the country and Saudi military capabilities are at the best ever level, with great participation overseas, including at Turkey's own Incirlik military base, Arab News reports.
A June 29 deadline has been set for the establishment of devolved power sharing government in Belfast. DUP leader Arlene Foster , who met Mrs May in No 10 on Tuesday, is understood to have returned to Northern Ireland leaving her deputy Nigel Dodds to represent the party at Thursday's meeting.
He called because "I have been very clear" about Mr Mueller and the lawyers he has hired amounting to a "rigged game", Mr Gingrich said in an interview with news channel CBS. White House staffers made a concerted effort to talk Trump down from ordering that Mueller be fired, the paper said. "I don't think donations are disqualifying at all, but if you represented the Clinton Foundation or Mrs.
You can not have obstruction of justice when the president exercises his constitutional authority to pardon, his constitutional authority to fire the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or his constitutional authority to tell the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who to prosecute, who not to prosecute.
Now that Trump has chose to keep the program in place, many of his strongest supporters may be angered by the president's latest immigration decision. Supreme Court last June. Upon taking office in January, Trump has been coy as to whether he would seek to remove " dreamers " from the U.S. The White House continues to study DACA.
The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. Predicting the length of that hospital stay will be much easier after a few more days have passed. But he added: "We fully expect him to be able to walk", and "hopefully run".
It is quintessential guerilla warfare here, fought in a densely-populated labyrinth of narrow alleyways. It said leaflets have been distributed urging civilians to leave through five "safe corridors". Since the battle to retake Mosul began nine months ago, an estimated 862,000 people have been displaced from the city, although 195,000 have since returned, mainly to the liberated east of the city.
Macron's party "La Republique en Marche " is on course for 400 to 455 of a possible 577 seats in France's parliamentary elections based on the nearly 33% of the vote it won in the first round . It was forecast to win no more than five seats, far below expectations for the party led by Marine Le Pen - the rival Macron defeated for the presidency in May.
Angry residents and families marched on Downing Street yesterday as fury over the inferno boiled over. Friday, some heckled May and chanted " coward " as she made her address at London's St. But fury has grown in the local community at what people say is the slow response from authorities to the fire and a failure to inform families and friends about the fate of loved ones.
The collision between the 154-metre guided-missile destroyer and 222-metre Philippine-flagged container ship ACX Crystal happened at around 2.30am on Friday off the coast of the Izu peninsula, south-west of Tokyo . Joseph P. Aucoin, the commander of the 7th Fleet. The collision caused damage to the ship's starboard (right) side above and below the water line, the US Navy said in a statement.
The convicts are- Abu Salem , Mustafa Dossa , Feroz Khan, Taher Merchant, Riyaz Siddiqui and Karimulla Khan . The court, while describing the charges under which the accused were held guilty, also explained the roles of each of those charged.
Although he received a large amount of attention and praise from prominent national Democrats , Perriello was ultimately unable to expand the universe of Democratic primary voters enough to counter Northam's advantages. Mr. Perriello congratulated Mr. Northam in a phone call before taking the stage at his election night party, vowing to support his rival in the November election.
The 24-story Grenfell Tower in the north Kensington neighborhood in west London is near several major transport hubs. However, there was unhappiness that the Prime Minister's visit to victims came more than 48 hours after the disaster.
The government is expected to discuss the establishment of a strike force to urgently identify fire-prone buildings at a meeting on Monday, The Daily Telegraph reported. Hundreds of others have been left homeless and dozens are missing. But even those within her own party said May should have faced the locals herself earlier.
The annual Congressional Baseball Game pits Republicans against Democrats, but this year the focus has turned to showing unity in the wake of the shooting . Scalise was shot in the hip, with the bullet tearing through his pelvis and injuring internal organs. Congressional aide Zack Barth, who was shot in the leg, told CNN's Chris Cuomo Thursday morning that he was doing well despite the wound.
A solemn Queen Elizabeth II marked a minute of silence Saturday for victims of the London high-rise inferno that killed at least 30 people as exhausted firefighters continued their grim search for more bodies. "We just want answers", said Buamani, who came to the protest with her three-year-old niece on her shoulders. Locals also told Sky News of a gas installation they say left exposed pipes in the tower's stairwell, with a witness saying he saw blue flames shooting out.
Newly-appointed Indian-origin housing minister in the Department for Communities and Local Government, Alok Sharma, said, "Every single family will be rehoused in the local area". Hundreds of others have been left homeless and dozens are missing. A solemn Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip held a minute of silence for the fire victims at the start of the procession Saturday.
The nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power-sharing at Stormont due to the perceived conflict of interest.
Many voters, who may have been unaware of the DUP's very existence before last Friday, are dismayed by the hardline unionist party's traditional, religious belief system and some of the policies they espouse . The Conservative source said: "We're confident of getting an agreement, we're confident that the Queen's speech will be passed". However, Mr Clarke scoffed at the idea that the DUP's support would allow her to carry the Commons with her on a hard Brexit , because Tories ...
Nippon Yusen said all of the ACX Crystal's 20-member Filipino crew members were safe. The Navy said that the collision occurred 56 nautical miles (103 kilometers) southwest of Yokosuka, home to the 7th Fleet. "A significant portion of the crew was sleeping" when the destroyer collided with the Philippine-flagged container ship, destroying the commander's cabin, he said.
With the aid of tugboats, the badly damaged guided-missile destroyer Fitzgerald returned to its home port Yokosuka Naval Base, south of Tokyo , about 16 hours after the collision. It was unclear how the collision happened. "Right now we are focused on two things: the safety of the ship and the well-being of the sailors", said Adm.
Investigators say Xu had left school because of an automatic nervous system disorder. He then found work and lived in the rented apartment. Eight people were in a critical condition and receiving treatment at a Xuzhou hospital. A working team led by Huang Ming, deputy minister of public security, has been sent to investigate the blast that occurred as parents were about to pick up their children from the school.
Fred Warmbier called on North Korea to release other Americans being held there. They don't suspect he suffered from a direct traumatic brain injury. As for whether Warmbier will be able to recover, doctors at UC Health say information regarding his prognosis and prospects for improvement will remain confidential at request of family.
Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home Thursday that she was busy with her job and didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , did between January and March. "We are encouraged by improvement in his condition over the last 36 hours". Republican John Shimkus is a roommate of Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise , who was shot during the incident.
They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story - found zero proof - he wrote - so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story.nice. Officially, Mueller spokesman Peter Carr told NPR's Carrie Johnson, "We'll decline to comment". The top ethics lawyer to former President George W.
The inconclusive elections in Britain have further complicated matters. May previously wanted the trade deal to be discussed in tandem with the split given the lack of time on hand and to win trade-offs, grant certainty to businesses and maintain support for Brexit back home.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could end up stepping down from the Russian Federation investigation just two months after taking over the role from Attorney General Jeff Sessions . "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" "Oh, I was gonna fire regardless of recommendation", President Donald Trump said.
He spoke as an OH hospital said Otto had suffered a "severe neurological injury" and is in a stable condition. Meanwhile, doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center have asserted that Otto Warmbier , has extensive brain damage and shows no current signs of botulism , as claimed by Pyongyang.
The DUP, Sinn Féin, the UUP, the SDLP and Alliance are to hold separate discussions with Mrs May. Following a meeting, the party president, Gerry Adams, spoke alongside his colleagues outside No 10. Things have moved on a bit since then with Brexit, but we do know they're looking at trying to lower the cost to the Northern Ireland Executive of any move on corporation tax.
Andrea Constand watched from the front row of the packed courtroom gallery on Monday as Cosby's lawyers spent almost two hours seizing on inconsistencies in her story in a final push for acquittal. Cosby has said he is legally blind because of glaucoma. Prosecutors have suggested he drugged her with something stronger - perhaps quaaludes. The judge at one point addressed Cosby to ask him a few standard questions.
An agreement to restore devolved power-sharing government in Stormont must be reached by the 29 June deadline. Mrs Foster said the meeting with Mr Varadkar was useful and pleasant. Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill also sat down with the Taoiseach yesterday, a series of meetings partymembers Gerry Adams, Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle Gildernew also attended.
Nabil Shaath, an advisor to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , said the Palestinians were surprised by Tillerson's remarks. A day earlier, Tillerson told senators at a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the policy had changed.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may finance infrastructure projects for North Korea, if its board of directors agree to it, the head of the China-led multinational lender said on June 18. Xiao said that Chinese leaders have attached great importance to the building and management of the AIIB, while members of the bank have also held high expectations for its future development.