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Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Mr. Trump did receive assurances that he wasn't personally under investigation, as fired FBI Director James Comey reiterated in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week . Seve...

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Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia

The chamber passed the bipartisan sanctions legislation 97-2. The strong Senate vote - a level of support that is rare these days for any legislation except the least controversial - itself repres...

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Officials on both sides confirm Brexit talks will start on June 19

Officials on both sides confirm Brexit talks will start on June 19

The announcement followed speculation that talks may have to be delayed because of the inconclusive outcome of last week's General Election, which has already forced the State Opening of Parliament to...

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Australia introduces illegal gun amnesty after Islamist-inspired attacks

Australia introduces illegal gun amnesty after Islamist-inspired attacks

The increased threat of terrorism and a flood of illegal guns into the community have led the government to establish the first national gun amnesty since the Port Arthur massacre. The report said the...

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Trump proclaims executive order to assist apprenticeships

To turn to jobs and apprenticeships in particular, Trump is visiting a technical college in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, delivering a policy speech at the Labor Department on Wednesday and meeti...

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Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 - Team Scalise

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 - Team Scalise

The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday...

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India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services

India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services

Globally, Indian is ranked at 60th spot, but if we look at central and South Asia, it has emerged as the top-ranked economy in terms of innovation. Switzerland occupied the 1st rank for the seventh ...

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Akala says Grenfell Tower fire victims died

Akala says Grenfell Tower fire victims died "because they are poor"

Political pressure is increasing following the inferno that killed at least 17 people at the apartment building in London . "We've only brought water for now, but the plan is to get our 24/7 breakf...

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Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Scalise's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Rep. Steve Scalise , a member of the Republican baseball team, was hospitalized Wednesday after a gunman opened fired while Republican members of Congress were practicing Wednesday in Alexandria, Vir...

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Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit

Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit

We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones, friends, and the homes in which they lived". The toll in the London fire incident that had destroyed a 24-storey block ap...

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Wales wants fair funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

The government meanwhile said the state opening of the British parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Speaking...

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Korea portraits: Ordinary lives, ever in leader's shadow

Korea portraits: Ordinary lives, ever in leader's shadow

The North has carried out five missile tests since the Moon Jae-in administration came into office on May 10. He said that if the North acts on this decision, South Korea will actively support it. A...

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Palace respects Trump's climate deal withdrawal

Palace respects Trump's climate deal withdrawal

Some of the governors are part of a group that also includes companies, mayors and university presidents that are planning to present a plan to the United Nations that would meet the greenhouse-ga...

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Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Accusations of obstruction arose when last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . "While the president has every right to" terminate Mueller, Sanders told reporters, "he has no int...

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Asked about successor, Russia's Putin says I'm still working

Asked about successor, Russia's Putin says I'm still working

But he displayed rather detailed knowledge of what Mr Comey had said , noting that he had not provided evidence of alleged Russian meddling in the USA election. "Of course this is evidence of the c...

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Man threatens to blow up outbound Melbourne plane

The incident sparked fears on board after passengers claimed to have seen an electronic device in his hand as he tried to storm the cockpit. Passengers said heavily-armed police personnel wearing ca...

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US, Central American officials meet as Trump signals shift

US, Central American officials meet as Trump signals shift

Addressing Presidents Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras and Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and Vice President Oscar Ortiz of El Salvador , Videgaray urged unity. The visits from both Trump and Pence are...

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'Will not be silenced' Sen. Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again

While she was serving as the District Attorney of San Francisco, Harris started the "Back on Track" program to aid first-time drug offenders get back to society. Supporters of Harris compared ...

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Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired Comey. "In recent da...

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May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers', seeks to avoid second election

May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers', seeks to avoid second election

Following more than an hour of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday, May said the discussion had been productive and Foster said she hoped a deal could be reached "sooner rather...

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Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks

Putin offers Comey political asylum in acerbic remarks

Snowden then?' Putin asked the crowd. "Then he is a rights defender". "If he's persecuted. we're ready to give him political asylum", he said. Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he spe...

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Apparently Southern Baptists Are Cool With White Supremacy

After the convention voted yes to the new resolution condemning white supremacy and the "alt-right", the assembly hall burst into a standing ovation from the 5,000 participants. A vote on the update...

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Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

The State Opening was initially scheduled for June 19 - the same date when Brexit negotiations were due to begin in Brussels. Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it ...

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Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special cou...

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Men Arrested in Connection With Violence Outside Turkish Embassy

Turkey called in the USA ambassador to Ankara for talks following the announcement, while the Turkish Foreign Ministry released a statement claiming that the decision to prosecute was wrong, biased...

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Group Calls for Protecting Civilians in Syrian IS-Held City

Group Calls for Protecting Civilians in Syrian IS-Held City

But these increased strikes were in the crosshairs of Paulo Pinheiro, the chairman of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria, who gave the U.N. Among the deadliest reported in...

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Kamala Harris Got Shut Down After Asking an Incredibly Important Question. Again

But twice now, Harris has been interrupted and chastised by male senators for her style of questioning during the hearings. It was a simple question. "I'm not to be able to be rushed this fast"....

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Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Mr Warmbier's father, Fred, said earlier that he did not believe North Korea's version that his son had fallen into a coma as a result of an infection and taking sleeping pills. Former New Mexico Go...

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Twitter reacts to the shock hung parliament result

Twitter reacts to the shock hung parliament result

Speaking Friday, leader Arlene Foster said her party would enter into discussions with the Prime Minister to "bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". European officials a...

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It may take months to ID London's fire victims

The inquiry will give them that", said May , the Conservative leader who set aside her efforts to form a new government Thursday to visit the scene of the blaze. "The process will be very long". Po...

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Explosion hits kindergarten in eastern China

Explosion hits kindergarten in eastern China

China Global Television Network said that seven people have died and 59 others have been injured in the blast. Nine of the injured are in a serious condition. Yesterday's blast was the latest tragedy ...

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Gunman had history of anti-GOP activity

Gunman had history of anti-GOP activity

If the Federal Bureau of Investigation is correct that Hodgkinson had been in Virginia since March, he must have left IL shortly after he was seen with the rifle at his home. Hate Rhetoric Led to ...

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APNewsBreak: About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

Mr. Mattis comments comes days after he told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee that " we are not winning in Afghanistan ", in one of the starkest assessments by administration officials...

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White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

The letter said the investigation would also probe Mr Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as former president Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into H...

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Senate intel panel to steer clear of Trump obstruction question

They include Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers , director of the National Security Agency , and his former deputy director, Richard Ledget, the Post reported . He told...

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