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The White House has been inconsistent with its public messaging about the dismissal - initially saying Trump took the recommendations of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about Comey's management of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but then the president himself said he had made up his mind prior to receiving the recommendations from the two top lawyers at the Department of Justice.
  • Brexit talks left hanging as May tries to form alliance

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    The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions. Foster tweeted afterward that "discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion".
  • Deadly blasts strike near funeral for Kabul protest victim

    Deadly blasts strike near funeral for Kabul protest victim

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    Abdullah described the attack on TV, Sune Engel Rasmussen of The Guardian said on CNN. At least four people were killed and another 15 wounded, said the city's Italian-run Emergency Hospital located near the protest site. "He said Afghan security forces were wounded, as well". No group officially claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack but Afghan intelligence officials suggested the Pakistan based Haqqani network - militants allied with the Taliban - carried it out with support ...
  • Reactions to Jeff Sessions' Testimony on Trump and Russia

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    The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9. And he didn't feel the need to do anything following a meeting the two men had in the days that followed in which Comey expressed his discomfort with these one-on-one conversations with the president.
  • Birmingham City make their first signing under Harry Redknapp

    Birmingham City make their first signing under Harry Redknapp

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    Stockdale who was born in Leeds is reaching the peak of his career at 31 years old. Harry Redknapp, the Birmingham manager, wants to add experience to a side who narrowly avoided relegation from the Championship last season. Stockdale joined Brighton from Fulham in 2014, making 139 appearances for the Seagulls. Winning promotion with Brighton was the second time the goalkeeper has helped a team get into the Premier League after he helped Hull City to a runners-up place in the ...
  • President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

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    Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller on May 17, testified on Tuesday that he would not fire the special counsel without "good cause". He also denied that he asked Comey to utter a loyalty pledge during a private Oval Office meeting before which he asked officials, including Sessions and his son-in-law Jared Kushner , a top White House adviser, to leave the room.
  • Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

    Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

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    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 . Rosenstein's testimony comes amid public statements from Trump confidants that the American president is mulling removing Mueller from the investigation.
  • Trump reportedly under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

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    The investigation into Trump started after former FBI Director James Comey was sacked, according to the Washington Post report . Trump had received private assurances from then-FBI Director James B. Trump refused to respond to a reporter asking four times Tuesday whether he will fire Mueller, potentially trying to create some suspense. Anxiety about the probe - and fresh concerns about the political leanings of some of the attorneys involved - is percolating in the West Wing of the ...
  • Trump friend says president considering firing Mueller

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    Asked in a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing if there was any cause to fire Mueller, Rosenstein flatly replied: "No". "I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". "I think the best thing to do is to let Robert Mueller do his job". "I don't think the Chairman will invite the President, a man he campaigned for, because the role of the House Judiciary Committee right now is to protect the President at all costs; shielding the President ...
  • UK's Hammond will deliver speech soon after Mansion House pull-out

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    With Britain due to begin its divorce talks with the European Union next week, Chancellor Philip Hammond will on Thursday set out how the government intends to provide its own support for projects that, for example, run beyond the 2019 deadline when Britain leaves the bloc.
  • IPad Pro 10.5 teardown reveals a bigger battery

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    This move might be to favour FaceTime (whose camera got an upgrade with the new model). Here are just a handful of changes you will see on your iPad and iPhone when iOS 11 rolls out. Despite releasing its best iPad ever, Apple has the same old problem. Content is both the problem and the solution for Apple . The new app store also allocates games such as Candy Crush their own category in the top ranked apps.
  • UFC Fight Night 110 TV Ratings

    UFC Fight Night 110 TV Ratings

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    He'll fight Cyril Asker on the preliminary portion of UFC Fight Night 111 . Holly Holm spoke with MMAjunkie ahead of her fight with Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night 111. "I have been satisfied with my performances so far but I have a lot to learn still". Nobody can fight for me. The Singapore card was robbed of another Chinese interest when freshly-minted UFC signing Wang Guan pulled out with an injury but Li said the attention his own bout would attract back home this weekend was ...
  • Luisa Ortega Díaz califica como retroceso el aval del Supremo a Constituyente

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    La máxima autoridad del MP venezolano ha sido una de las voces más críticas a la iniciativa de Constituyente de Maduro , al considerar que este proceso "acelerará" la crisis política que atraviesa la nación caribeña. Pese a Maduro diga que quiere que haya un referendo posterior para validar el texto, esa competencia no recaerá en él, sino que serán los 545 miembros de la Asamblea , que se elige en julio, los que tomen esa decisión.
  • Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County

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    The unnamed couple that bought the ticket chose to take the cash payout option of $74 million. The winning numbers are 20-26-32-38-58 with a Powerball number of 3. Marietta Liquor & Deli, where the ticket was sold, will receive $1 million retailer bonus for selling the winning ticket, the statement read. Powerball is played in 44 states, plus Washington, DC; Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
  • Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

    Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

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    Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said the experience of losing last year's Finals served them well this season. "It's different just because of what happened a year ago to be honest", Curry said . Durant said he has "no question" in his mind he will be back with the Warriors. West, Thompson and J.R. Smith received technicals after a replay review.
  • E3 2017 | Xbox One New Avatars Bring Updated Graphics, Animations, & More

    E3 2017 | Xbox One New Avatars Bring Updated Graphics, Animations, & More

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    And on the heels of all that hubbub, the Xbox avatars are also due for a respectable rollout of new updates and features. " Our new avatars are built with inclusivity absolutely in mind ", said Kathryn Storm, an interaction designer at Microsoft "We want people to feel like we have endless options to really reflect who they are".
  • Oposición anuncia impugnación de voto en dos estados — México

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    Dentro de las oficinas del IEC y al entregar las cajas con el expediente, el panista expresó su agradecimiento a los otros candidatos, Lucho Salinas, Javier Guerrero y Armando Guadiana, y dijo que se trata de un día histórico para el estado porque se hará valer la voluntad popular.
  • Injuries reported from shooting at Congressional baseball field in Washington DC suburb

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    The hospital said he was shot in the left hip, after which "the bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding". He said he then heard Scalise scream that he was shot. I heard Steve Scalise over near second base scream. "I got a look at the gunman behind the backstop, and he had a line of sight into our dugout".
  • Warriors claim they haven't decided whether to go to the White House

    Warriors claim they haven't decided whether to go to the White House

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    Steph Curry , in response to Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's comments that Trump was an asset to the business community, quipped that he agreed if "you remove "et" from asset". The Warriors attended the White House ceremony to honor their 2015 NBA Finals title when former President Barack Obama was in the White House. Following last night's NBA Finals victory, there were reports that the Warriors had voted to skip the annual champions visit to the White House, whenever it will be.
  • Fire chief fatally struck by vehicle on I-94 in Mich.

    Fire chief fatally struck by vehicle on I-94 in Mich.

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    They were preparing to leave when the passing vehicle lost control and struck Comstock Township Chief Edward Switalski as he stood near the rear of his rescue vehicle. The incident remains under investigation, but Barnes says it should serve as a warning to other drivers. Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office at 269.383.8748 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.
  • Fiscal General de Venezuela denuncia amenazas del Gobierno contra su familia

    Fiscal General de Venezuela denuncia amenazas del Gobierno contra su familia

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    El primer vicepresidente del Parlamento venezolano, el opositor Freddy Guevara, pidió a los venezolanos entender que las acciones contra el Gobierno, que han ido en escalada, son "irreversibles". "Quienes tuvimos durante muchos años la responsabilidad enorme e histórica de atender casos y de resolver muchas situaciones jurídicas, hemos decidido aceptar este llamado y nos hemos reunido en un conglomerado jurídico a nivel nacional", dijo Rojas, alegando la presencia de 43 fiscales que quieren ...
  • Londres: Desconocen cuántos desaparecieron tras incendio

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    Tras confirmar que aún no se ha podido establecer el origen del fuego, señaló que esos equipos especializados han llevado a la torre perros adiestrados que tratan ahora de hallar a los desaparecidos, que cifró en "decenas" al no poder dar números concretos.
  • La policía eleva a 17 los muertos en el incendio de Londres

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    Las autoridades no esperan encontrar a nadie con vida en el interior, indicó el jueves la jefa de bomberos de la ciudad, Dany Cotton. En un comunicado difundido por el Palacio de Buckingham , su residencia oficial, la soberana dijo que sus "pensamientos y oraciones están con aquellas familias que han perdido a seres queridos en el incendio de la torre Grenfell y con las muchas personas que continúan en estado crítico en el hospital".
  • London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase

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    Many Muslims , who were awake at that time of night waiting for the time of Suhoor - the meal consumed early in the morning by Muslims before fasting, helped the people around them escape the fire. The Guardian and BBC reported that the estate, as well as the building, underwent a GBP 8.6 million refurbishment which was completed in May previous year.
  • Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

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    The ex-FBI chief, James Comey , last week outlined awkward meetings with Trump and said the President made him uncomfortable discussing the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . and we saw journalists do the exact same thing". Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called the accusation in the Post unfounded and said it "changes nothing".
  • Android share still down in U.S. despite new flagship phones

    Android share still down in U.S. despite new flagship phones

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    Total iPhone share grew 5.8 points year-on-year to hit 36.5%. In EU5, Android accounted for 78.3 percent of smartphone sales in the three months ending April 2017, increasing 2.2 percentage points from a year earlier. These latest new figures are the first indications that Huawei is improving its position in Britain. Even though the hype includes Consumer Reports claiming that the S8 is the top consumer smartphone in the U.S., Kantar's Guenveur provides us with the facts: "Early ...
  • No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller

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    Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him.
  • Top aides talked Trump out of firing Mueller

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    The president denies that he asked Comey to drop the Flynn probe, part of his version of the events involving the former director that he said last week he'd be "100 percent" willing to recount under oath . Instead, experts say, the onus would be on Congress to review any findings of criminal misconduct and then decide whether to initiate impeachment proceedings.
  • North Korea releases student from labour camp on 'humanitarian grounds'

    North Korea releases student from labour camp on 'humanitarian grounds'

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    Warmbier was released by the North Koreans last week, however he has reportedly been in a coma for several months. His dad, Fred Warmbier, hit out at the North Korea regime. His family said they had not heard from him in a year and had not been told he was so unwell. Three Americans remain in North Korean custody over allegations of so-called hostile acts and spying.
  • Pilots Of Missing Malaysian Air Force Plane Found Dead

    Pilots Of Missing Malaysian Air Force Plane Found Dead

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    Yazmi has 19 years experience as a pilot, while, Hasri has been a pilot for 13 years. In a brief statement, it said that the plane had taken off from the Kuantan air force base at 11am and lost contact half an hour later at 11.30am Thursday.
  • Senate votes to sanction Russian Federation for election meddling

    Senate votes to sanction Russian Federation for election meddling

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    The amendment imposes new sanctions on Russian individuals found to be guilty of human rights abuses, supplying weapons to the Syrian regime, and who conduct cyber attacks on behalf of Russia's government. Schumer, New York Democrat. The measure also would allow new sanctions on Russian mining, metals, shipping and railways. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was sacked after lying about his contacts with Russia's U.S.
  • The Sessions hearing shows who's really colluding with Russia

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    Comey testified before the Senate intelligence committee last week and confirmed that he gave Mueller the memos he wrote detailing his interactions with Trump ahead of his firing. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller last month , testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller.
  • Estados Unidos quiere a México como garante de seguridad en Centroamérica

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    Es previsible que el grupo sostenga encuentros con el vicepresidente estadounidense Michael Pence; el secretario de Estado , Rex Tillerson; el secretario de Seguridad Nacional , John F. En el foro, de dos días, participarán también los presidentes de Guatemala , Jimmy Morales , y Honduras , Juan Orlando Hernández , el canciller mexicano, Luis Videgaray, y el vicepresidente de El Salvador , Óscar Ortiz, entre otros.
  • Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

    Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

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    Photos from the AP showed Rodman sporting a blazer on top of a pink shirt as well as his trademark facial piercings, handing over the book to the minister, Kim Il Guk. It's unclear if he and Kim will meet in person. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important.
  • The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

    The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

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    Will Scalise, who has an A+ rating from the NRA , be able to see the writing on the wall? "I was always aware that there were a lot of threats to D.C. It has been described as a "rifle" and a "long gun" by witnesses, who said the shooter seemed to have fired 50 or 60 rounds. "Americans can do better and we deserve better".
  • Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

    Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

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    It's still unclear why the alleged shooter , a 66-year-old former home inspector from IL, was in Alexandria, Va ., apparently living out of his vehicle for the past three months, or what prompted the shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left five people injured.
  • Congressional Baseball Game for Charity has long history

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    President Donald Trump is making an evening visit to the hospital where the USA congressman who was critically wounded Wednesday at baseball practice is receiving treatment. But, Jenkins said, "It does cause us to adjust our own personal behavior, and [to focus on] being more aware of your surroundings, and what's happening around you".
  • Poll Shows Most in US Think Trump Meddled in Russia Probe

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    Comey. Rosenstein said "I think the answer is no" but said it would depend on the circumstances. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the suggestion that he colluded with Russians in the 2016 presidential election "is an appalling and detestable lie".