• Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis
Trump heads to OH to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

On healthcare, I won't get one vote on health care, Obamacare is crashing, it's dead, it is in a death spiral as the head of one of the biggest insurance companies said, it is in a death spiral", he complained. Taylor, who's seeking the Republican nomination for governor next year, said after the speech that she was "really excited" about Trump's i...

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  • EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK
EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce had not changed, but at the meeting with lawmakers on Monday, May recognized that a broader consensus needed to be built for Brexit and made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on the issue.

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  • Did Golden State Warriors vote to skip White House visit?
Did Golden State Warriors vote to skip White House visit?

But what we don't know-and what there is high speculation brewing around-is if the Warriors will actually make the traditional visit to the White House . Coach Steve Kerr called Trump a "blowhard" and "ill-suited" for the office he holds. Reports have emerged the winning team may snub Trump, but the Warriors was quick to refute the claim.

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  • Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'
Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath. "He then said, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Trump said "no" when asked if he demanded a loyalty pledge from Comey.

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  • May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power
May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster (L), and DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds prepare to address the media outside Stormont Castle, on the Stormont Estate in Belfast, Northern Ireland , on June 12, 2017. "It's going to be hard, there's no doubt about that, but perhaps an opportunity to consult more widely with the other parties ...

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  • What happens if there's a hung parliament?
What happens if there's a hung parliament?

Should Theresa May fail to reach some sort of power sharing agreement, the Labour Party would have the right to form one of their own, making Jeremy Corbyn the next Prime Minister. Then a coalition government from 1915. Despite the Tories topping 42 per cent of the vote share for the first time since 1987, with 22 seats left to declare they...

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  • Fire engulfs 24-storey apartment block in West London
Fire engulfs 24-storey apartment block in West London

People have been bringing water, clothes, anything they've got to help, out to the cordon. Others said they could see people inside using flashlights and mobile phones to try to signal for help from higher floors. Witnesses said they heard screaming from the upper floors as the flames rose in the night. It was like pyrotechnics. "He was just as...

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  • How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony
How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony

President Trump said Friday he would be willing to testify under oath about his interactions with former FBI Director James Comey , whom he fired in May. "I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance", Trump said. But as much as Trump looked to undercut Comey's testimony , he also heralded some of his claims , namely his comment the...

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  • Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan
Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Current and former United States officials say discussions revolve around adding 3,000 to 5,000 troops. But SASC chairman Sen. They said this will be separate from the request to increase the number of advisers for training and assistance and the U.S.

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  • Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies, plain and simple'
Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies, plain and simple'

Asked on Friday if he would be willing to go under oath to give his version of his interactions with Comey, Trump replied, "100 percent". In his remarks, Comey portrayed Trump as a chief executive who had no concern for the FBI's independence.

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  • United Kingdom earnings after inflation shrink at fastest pace since 2014
United Kingdom earnings after inflation shrink at fastest pace since 2014

Furthermore there was a 109,000 increase in employment compared to the preceding three-month period, or up 372,000 compared to past year, meaning the proportion of people of working age in employment was 74.8%, which is the joint highest since comparable records began in 1971.

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  • UK Squeeze Tightens As Wages Grow At Slowest Pace In Two Years
UK Squeeze Tightens As Wages Grow At Slowest Pace In Two Years

Maike Currie, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity International , said: " Rising inflation and weak wage growth means United Kingdom real earnings are falling at the fastest pace in three years". Regular pay growth slowed from a 2.1 per cent annual rate in March, despite a labour market which has exhibited outward signs of ...

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  • Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks
Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Mr Comey, who was sacked by Mr Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing . Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on Comey's admission that he had told Trump on multiple occasions that he was not personally under investigation and maintained the testimony made clear that Tr...

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  • Sharif meets Saudi King amid Gulf crisis
Sharif meets Saudi King amid Gulf crisis

Although the Arab nations did not have the right to block it, the CEO said they still have another channel to pursue: over the Qatar airspace into Iran . WASHINGTON (AP ) - The United States should consider moving its air base out of Qatar, the Emirati ambassador to the US said Tuesday, encouraging the Trump administration to use its leverage to f...

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  • AG angrily rebukes Kremlin collusion as 'a detestable lie'
AG angrily rebukes Kremlin collusion as 'a detestable lie'

Sessions , in opening remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the election to help President Donald Trump win, said he chose to remove himself from oversight of the criminal investigation of the Russian interference because of rules at the Justice Department prohibiting his involvement beca...

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  • Veto override great for Kansas
Veto override great for Kansas

In a vote Tuesday night, legislators overrode his veto of a bill to raise taxes and close a almost $900 million budget gap over the next two years. The new law takes effect his year and imposes a three-bracket system in Kansas . "We can and we must balance our budget without negatively harming Kansas families", Brownback wrote . "I think ...

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  • May says minority government talks 'productive', Brexit negotiation starts next week
May says minority government talks 'productive', Brexit negotiation starts next week

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has warned London not to waste time, as Brussels waits for embattled British prime minister Theresa May to name a date for talks. Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to strike a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday as she comes under intense press...

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  • Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians
Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russians

He called the suggestion that he colluded with Russian Federation during the campaign an "appalling, detestable lie". Harris: Mr. Sessions, I asked for a yes or no. The White House, which was slow to say whether President Trump has confidence in Sessions, finally confirmed at the end of last week that the president does have confidence in the cou...

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  • South Korea's Moon names former navy chief as defence minister
South Korea's Moon names former navy chief as defence minister

South Korea said on Wednesday it will hold off on installing remaining components of a controversial United States anti-missile defense system until it completes an assessment of the system's impact on the environment. At the end of last month, North Korea released photos of a Scud-type missile being launched and falling into the water off th...

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  • Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstru
Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstru

The attorney general said he made a decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation from the first day in office in March, based on Justice Department rules. The Senate Intelligence Committee usually works in secret. Sessions' clash with the Democratic senators was the latest chapter in a saga that has dogged Trump in h...

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  • Four revelations from today's Sessions hearing
Four revelations from today's Sessions hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was at times testy, defiant and exasperated Tuesday (June 13) as he fielded questions from his former Senate colleagues about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump's team. "I did not have any private meetings nor do I recall any conversations with any Russian officials at the Mayflow...

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  • Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament
Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament

With the SDLP having lost all three seats, the Ulster Unionists shedding at least one of its two and the Alliance party failing to make the inroads it predicted, the two main parties have solidified their pre-eminence. Barry Mc Elduff retained West Tyrone for Sinn Fein, while the DUP's Gregory Campbell retained his seast in East Derry. Sinn Fei...

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  • Macron set for second landslide
Macron set for second landslide

French voters are choosing legislators in the first round of parliamentary elections , with President Emmanuel Macron's party "Republic on the Move" hoping to win a strong majority in the National Assembly to push through bold labor and security reforms.

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  • At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough
At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee , said he was simply following Department of Justice policies by limiting the information he gave the committee about presidential communications. -Sessions corroborated that Comey came to him the next day and asked not to be alone with the president. "What are t...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. is livetweeting the Jeff Sessions hearing
Donald Trump Jr. is livetweeting the Jeff Sessions hearing

With more on this and other news around the world we turn to Ro Aram. Furthermore, 57 percent of GOP voters said they thought Comey's testimony cleared the president of any wrongdoing. He never, he insisted, knew anything about the Russian Federation probe or had any role in it. "He didn't recall this, but I responded to his comment by agreeing...

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  • More than 50 people injured in London tower block fire: ambulance service
More than 50 people injured in London tower block fire: ambulance service

Crews from North Kensington, Kensington, Hammersmith and Paddington were called at 12.54am and are still on the scene. Social media campaigns have been launched by relatives of several young people caught up in the fire who are now unaccounted for.

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  • Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'
Sessions Recused from Russia Probe But Not From 'Defending My Honor'

While, James Comey's testimony last week was called "explosive", Sessions' didn't reveal much. Democratic senator Martin Heinrich accused Mr Sessions of "impeding" the committee's probe into allegations of Russian meddling in last year's White House race.

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  • Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe
Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

JEFF SESSIONS: That was the context in which I was asked the question. During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly denied having any knowledge of or involvement in colluding with Russian Federation to impact the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, calling such a suggestion...

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  • Trump vs Comey looks set to run
Trump vs Comey looks set to run

Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing in which he accused Trump of trying to block the investigation into Flynn. Never one to quit while he is ahead, Trump wants to escalate his fight with Comey. Obstruction of justice, or interference with a legal proceeding...

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  • Trump says Comey leaks are the real issue, in Sunday morning Twi
Trump says Comey leaks are the real issue, in Sunday morning Twi

Harris then asked Sessions about how he communicated with Donald Trump both during the campaign and following election night and pressed him on a Department of Justice policy that he referenced as the reason why he couldn't directly comment on his conversations with Trump regarding Russian Federation.

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  • Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border
Qatar pulls all its troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border

He stressed that Qatar, as stated in the statement issued by the Cabinet on June 5, 2017, has taken all necessary measures and obtained all its needs of food and other items earlier and in accordance with a strategy and plans of the State in this regard.

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  • Latvia's Ostapenko into French Open semifinals
Latvia's Ostapenko into French Open semifinals

Bacsinszky defeated French local Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4 on Tuesday after a rain delay, while Ostapenko bested Caroline Wozniacki 4-6 6-2 6-2. No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is leading 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-4, 1-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier , while No. 11 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark is leading uns...

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  • Enough evidence for case against Donald Trump: Preet Bharara
Enough evidence for case against Donald Trump: Preet Bharara

Trump called a second time on January 18, just days before the inauguration ceremony, again, for a casual conversation and to "check in". However, when Trump called him for the third time after becoming the president, Bharara refused to return the call .

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  • Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire
Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire

Reports said police on the scene were urging people trapped inside the building to place a wet cloth over their mouths and "self-evacuate". He said it was likely to be some time before police are able to identify the victims, adding that it was too early to speculate on the cause of the fire.

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  • Theresa May Just Cracked a Pretty Good Joke About Her Election Disaster
Theresa May Just Cracked a Pretty Good Joke About Her Election Disaster

Barnier held "talks about talks" with May's Brexit advisor Olly Robbins and British EU ambassador Tim Barrow in Brussels on Monday but they failed to agree on a date for the negotiations to begin, an EU official said. "Overall, we believe that the election outcome will hamper Brexit negotiations and increase fiscal risks, and therefore be neg...

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