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President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

Mike Rogers, according to a source, who said they have also sought information from recently retired NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett . Under questioning from Sen. "I mean Robert Mueller , there's some real conflicts", he explained. A close friend of President Donald Trump said Monday that Trump is "considering" firing special counsel Robert Mueller , the former FBI directo... [Full Article...]

Simon Cowell announces plans for Grenfell Tower charity single

May has announced a judge-led inquiry into what happened, and yesterday promised £5 million (RM27.4 million) for emergency supplies, food and clothing. More than 70 people are believed to be unaccounted for since the blaze, which police fear was so devastating that some victims may never be identified. [Full Article...]

North Korea launches four surface-to-ship missiles

North Korea launched a series of what appeared to be "surface-to-ship" cruise missiles today, South Korea's defence ministry said, in what would be the latest in a string of tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions. North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and numerous tests of various missiles since the beginning of past year, in defiance of United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond, in his column for ICC , wrote that the margin of victory has certainly surprised him. "The more experience guys get in that middle order, the more they'll know how to play on these surfaces. 'We are building up to that World Cup, ' said Bayliss in the aftermath of their eight-wicket thrashing in Cardiff . England captain Eoin Morgan: "The fact we'... [Full Article...]

Let's decode President Trump's odd tweet confirming he's under investigation

President Donald Trump's transition team has been ordered to preserve materials related to ongoing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, the New York Times reported on Friday, as Trump again assailed the probes. [Full Article...]

London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

London tower block fire protesters storm town hall London Police have launched an investigation to determine whether any crimes contributed to the blaze. Firefighters continued to pick their way through the burnt-out wreckage of the building Friday. The residential tower was built in 1974 and had been extensively refurbished in works that were completed past year. " Now the anger - furious locals demand answers", was the Sun headline, whil... [Full Article...]

London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

Asked about the number of dead, he said he hoped the death toll would not reach " triple figures ". NHS England says the injured are being treated in four London hospitals. Earlier on Thursday, British Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a public inquiry , an official review of action by public institutions. The demonstrators barged their way into the lobby at Kensington and Chelsea c... [Full Article...]

British PM May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday

British PM May to meet Sinn Fein Northern Ireland leader on Thursday The Conservative source said talks with the small Northern Irish party were progressing well as meetings in Downing Street with all of the British province's main political leaders got underway. The dispute has prompted renewed calls for a chair from outside the United Kingdom and Ireland to be appointed. "And the danger is that however much any government tries, they will not be seen to be im... [Full Article...]

London police: Grenfell tower fire death toll reaches 30

The Guardian newspaper reported Friday that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of panelling on the building in the renovation that was completed in May 2016. She also said sniffer dogs were being used to locate bodies. The probe was launched when it emerged that cladding panels similar to those believed used in Grenfell Tower have been banned on tall buildings in the U... [Full Article...]

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

She was living on the 20th floor and became separated from her family during the blaze. May on Thursday announced a public inquiry while Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. "That's one of the most awful things I have ever seen", Prince William said of the fire which left the tower block a blackened shell. Now, you look at the government documents on t... [Full Article...]

Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

Comey told senators he thought publicizing the contents of those memos would prompt the appointment of a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation. Trump advocate Newt Gingrich urged the president to "rethink" Mr Mueller's position. "I mean, these are people who are going to be after [President Donald] Trump", Gingrich told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on " Good Mo... [Full Article...]

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations Eisenhower. But it also reiterated "its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". NBC's Andrea Mitchell pushed a pro-Cuban narrative ahead of Trump's announcement that he was tightening travel and trade relations between the USA and Cuba. [Full Article...]

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also injured. Lawmakers who were there described a chaotic scene, with many members of the congressional GOP baseball team huddled in a dugout while Capitol police who were part of Scalise's security detail and local Alexandria police engaged in a shoot-out with Hodgkinson. [Full Article...]

Trump Says He's 'Canceling' Obama's Cuba Policy

Trump Says He's 'Canceling' Obama's Cuba Policy The Cuban government responded Friday evening by rejecting what it called Trump's "hostile rhetoric". He says it was an exciting trip in which state leaders formed partnerships in Cuba. "Those of us that are in favor of engagement with the Cuban government don't understand [Trump's] policy - nobody does, even his own people", Fox continued. [Full Article...]

Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

The White House has directed questions for details to outside legal counsel, which has not responded. Comey told senators on June 8 that Trump's shifting explanations for dismissing him were "lies, plain and simple". Still, he said: "Bob Mueller did a great job as Federal Bureau of Investigation director". Trump attempted to push back Friday. His time under Bush, Obama and then Trump mad... [Full Article...]

Senate approves Russia-Iran bill

Senate approves Russia-Iran bill Gary Cohn, director of the White House National Economic Council, said last month that the administration wouldn't weaken Russian Federation sanctions, adding that, "If anything, we could probably look to get tougher". JUDY WOODRUFF: And, separately, the Senate passed an amendment to this that affects the president. "It's time to respond to Russia's attack on American democracy with strengt... [Full Article...]

May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims People protest demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London , Friday June 16, 2017. The cladding - to beautify and insulate the building - had a plastic core and was similar to that used by high-rise buildings in France, the United Arab Emirates and Australia which had also suffered fires that spread. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets Question About Hillary Clinton, And Everyone Has The Same Answer

Trump won the election and in a recent tweet said "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a awful candidate". But Senate investigators continue to press other top officials of the U.S. Intelligence Community for details about their own recent contacts with President Trump , which have been reported to include appeals to help end the Federal Bureau ... [Full Article...]

Wales can handle Serbia without Bale, says Allen

Manager Chris Coleman celebrated his 47th birthday on Saturday, but the only present he wants in Belgrade is three points and accepts his side cannot lose to Serbia if they are to top their World Cup group. The home side thought they should have had a penalty for handball when Dusan Tadic's cross from the left was blocked by Chris Gunter, but De Sousa refused to point to the spot for a sec... [Full Article...]

What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting

What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. The House majority whip was critically wounded Wednesday morning after a man with a rifle opened fire on Republican politicians as they practised for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Va. [Full Article...]


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