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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , seen here testifying on Capitol Hill on June 13, issued a statement Thursday night telling Americans not to believe everything they read if it's attributed to anonymous sources. He is the department's lead official on the issue after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any issues linked to the Russian Federation probe.
  • Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X

    Sony can't compete with the Xbox One X

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    Others, see it more as just another PS4 Pro due to its status as a mid-generation update to its Xbox One counterpart meaning it will do just as poorly. The promise of 4k experience on the gaming console is being kept with the help of the feature which the company calls "supersampling" which enables users to experience 4k without a 4k TV .
  • Destiny 2 Will Have 4K Resolution; No Promises For Xbox One X

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    Spencer expects similar adoption for the Xbox One X . What we do like about the Xbox One X is the power it possesses. Apart from the PlayStation players wanting to join the " Minecraft " party, Ryan's explanation also did not sit well with Xbox chief Phil Spencer , who took Ryan's statement as "an assertion that somehow [Microsoft is] not keeping " Minecraft " players safe".
  • Trump attorney says president not under investigation

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    The White House denies any collusion. Trump took to his Twitter account Thursday morning to denounce the report . Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and ...
  • Cosby jury deadlock causes mistrial: What people are Tweeting

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    Cindra Ladd, in a statement issued through her spokesman, said she takes "comfort knowing that Bill Cosby's life is now, and forever will be, a living hell". "Heinously and exploitively ambitious", Cosby's statement began. It was the only criminal case to arise from allegations from more than 60 women that cast Cosby as a serial predator who gave drugs to women before violating them.
  • Reasons Not to Pre-Order Xbox One X & 3 Reasons You Should

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    Despite the lack of this element, it is a fact that being able to play Original Xbox titles on Xbox One is the most important and the true goal of Microsoft . It can't compete with Microsoft's Xbox One S , which costs $250. Microsoft took the wraps off its powerful new home console, the Xbox One X , at the E3 games show in Los Angeles earlier this week.
  • Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

    Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

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    Schaumleffel seemed to think the 2016 election enraged Hodgkinson: "He was getting even with whomever got into office he didn't like - he was going to take some of them out". His wife said he talked a lot about politics, and he posted often on Facebook, railing against Trump. He always drank alone, and always drank cans of Budweiser - sometimes just one, sometimes as many as six, said Kristina Scrimshaw, a bartender at the restaurant.
  • Lawyer: Trump Is Not Under Investigation

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    The Secret Service has said it has no records of any recording systems or transcripts of any conversations Mr. Trump may have had in the White House. Trump, however, could replace Rosenstein with a deputy attorney general who would follow his order to fire Mueller , but that would be a grave mistake, Sen.
  • The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney

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    An official confirmed to Fox News that Trump was referring to Rosenstein in the statement. "So, it is not hard for me", he said , arguing that while a new president and attorney general will have new priorities, the way the department peruses and prosecutes cases doesn't change.
  • UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

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    He called the fire a "preventable accident" , acknowledging the anger and frustration of displaced residents of the working-class enclave in one of Britain's wealthiest districts. The government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across the country to assess their safety. The British government has announced that a minute's silence will be held at 11am tomorrow to remember those who lost their lives and all those affected by the fire at Grenfell ...
  • 58 missing and presumed dead in London apartment fire

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    The queen was born in April but celebrates in June. "The country has witnessed a succession of awful tragedies". Fifty-eight people are now dead, or missing, presumed dead following the Grenfell Tower blaze, which broke out in the early hours of June 14.
  • Businessman Donald Trump could benefit from President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy

    Businessman Donald Trump could benefit from President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy

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    The Cuban government has rejected the newly-announced U.S. policy towards the country and said that any attempt to change the political system on the island would be "destined to fail". Cuban diplomats cited police killings and police brutality, racial discrimination, child labor, firearm deaths, salary inequality, the marginalization of refugees and the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change as reasons why Trump was in no position to judge Cuba .
  • Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says

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    President Trump fired James Comey because the FBI director wouldn't publicly state that Trump wasn't under investigation . Tensions escalated with Mueller's latest moves. "To the best of my recollection, I have never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal, immoral, unethical or inappropriate", Rogers said at the hearing, without answering whether he was asked - but not directed - to back off.
  • Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

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    However, the first match on the second day could be one of the best of the group stage as Portugal face Mexico . The result leaves hosts Russian Federation top of Group A, following their 2-0 victory over New Zealand yesterday. "The Portuguese people love football and, after seeing the team prevail in Europe a year ago, they are waiting for the next great achievement". The Portuguese side have lost just two of their last 17 themselves and against much tougher opponents in my opinion ...
  • German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

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    That may change as, nearly one year since Britain voted to leave the European Union , U.K. Brexit Secretary David Davis and his European counterpart Michel Barnier open negotiations. Brexit Secretary David Davis is heading to Brussels for a one-day meeting with its chief negotiator Michel Barnier to start formal negotiations.
  • President Trump confirms he's under investigation in angry tweetstorm

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    And on Thursday, the committee will hear testimony from Coats in a classified session - after he refused to say publicly last week whether Trump asked him to pressure Comey to back off Flynn. "If President Trump were to try to replicate [former President Richard] Nixon's Saturday Night Massacre by firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in addition to Mueller, Congress must unite to stop him - without respect to party, and for the sake of the nation", he said.
  • Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller — WashPost

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    Susan Collins of ME told reporters. In the wake of such reports , Rosenstein assured the Senate that he would not fire the special counsel absent good cause, no matter who ordered him to do so. Vice President Mike Pence has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe. The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny.
  • WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

    WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

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    NPR's White House correspondent Tamara Keith reports . Anonymous sources tell ABC News and the Washington Post that Rosenstein has acknowledged in private conversations that he may have to step away from supervising the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller .
  • Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

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    He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. "The Department of Justice has a long-standing policy to neither confirm or deny such allegations ". Any serious contemplation of recusal likely wouldn't happen unless Rosenstein seeks such an opinion.
  • Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets

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    In May, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel to lead the probe. The day after Comey's firing on May 9, he told reporters on the Hill , "He is a man of extraordinary independence and integrity and a reputation in both political parties of great character".
  • Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic — Interview

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    Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with on topics of mutual interest. Diplomatic relations re-established by Obama, including reopened embassies in Washington and Havana, will remain. jobs in aviation and the cruise business already depend on Cuba. The new commerce restrictions will focus on dealings with businesses owned by the Cuban military's holding company, known as GAESA.
  • In tweets, Trump confirms he's under investigation

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    Rosenstein . Jake [Tapper], Roger Stone , the president's longtime friend and associate told CNN Money earlier today this, "I'd fire Mueller and Rosenstein for wasting the taxpayer's money". The memo included stinging criticism of the FBI director's handling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email . Amid stirrings earlier this week that Trump was possibly considering the idea of firing Mueller, it was Rosenstein who testified before a congressional hearing that ...
  • Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

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    A loss here wouldn't have been a disaster. Portugal will play Mexico in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Sunda. The only player in Russian Federation 2017 who has previously won the tournament (1999) is Mexican captain Rafael Marquez, attack-minded who however is struggling with a back problem and is doubtful for the game.
  • United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

    United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

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    It was unclear whether he had emerged from surgery as of mid-day Thursday. He has been sedated, but has been brought out of sedation periodically and been able to recognize and communicate with his family, Sava said. He says: "Steve in his own way may have brought some unity to our long-divided country". A huge ovation came from the crowd, which swelled to a record 24,959, when Special Agent David Bailey , one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack on Republicans at their ...
  • Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial: Jury Deliberates for Third Day

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial: Jury Deliberates for Third Day

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    They asked four during the first two days of deliberations. A brief overview: The comedian and Cosby Show star was charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault, stemming from a 2004 encounter with the accuser, Andrea Constand , 44, who alleges Cosby drugged her at his Philadelphia home and engaged in sexual acts without her consent.
  • Scalise watches LSU baseball game

    Scalise watches LSU baseball game

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    Antoine Duplantis , Nick Coomes and Michael Papierski each had two hits to lead the Tigers while Papierski homered. Now led by Paul Mainieri , LSU has revamped its recruiting strategy, focusing more on speed and athleticism in its position players.
  • Trump says he is under investigation, his lawyer clarifies he isn't

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    In an explosive announcement that departed from Justice Department protocols against commenting on investigations, then-director Comey gave congressional testimony that induced the media to report, and much of the public to believe, that Trump was a prime suspect in an FBI investigation, focused on a suspected conspiracy between his campaign and Russian Federation to tamper with the election process.
  • Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

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    The result leaves both sides tied for second place in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation who top the group after beating New Zealand 2-0 on Saturday in St. Portugal are ranking No. 8 in the Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, while Mexico fell one spot in the most recent rankings to No.
  • Jos Buttler's Unbelievable Six Almost Crashes Into A Cameraman

    Jos Buttler's Unbelievable Six Almost Crashes Into A Cameraman

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    Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia .
  • Across the U.S., counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches

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    Despite today's large crowd, everyone protested peacefully and fortunately no one was hurt. The same basic scene was repeated in other cities throughout the country Saturday, with most confrontations happening as the protests ended. Those opposing Islam and its Shariah law in Butler County's West Chester Twp. were countered by a group of self-described anti-fascists who covered their faces with bandanas, The Journal-News reported.
  • President Trump tweets confirmation he's under investigation

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    This latest blast nearly suggests that Rosenstein told Trump to fire Comey because of Russian Federation, not because of the prior Clinton investigation debacle. As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about their conversations with Trump , a former senior intelligence official with knowledge of the discussions confirmed to NBC News .
  • Here are our Vegas Golden Knights projected rosters

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    It will be a sorrowful moment for the player, team and fans to see Fleury's 14 year association with the Penguins come to an end, but in a bittersweet way it's a blessing in disguise for the Pens. "This is a little different because you're leaving players exposed and it's more than one". The biggest trade saw Arizona send veteran goaltender Mike Smith to Calgary for goalie Chad Johnson, prospect Brandon Hickey and a conditional third-round pick in 2018.
  • Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

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    Pakistan made a mockery of tournament favourites and defending champions India in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed will also look to use his team's bowling strength to do the damage against an in-form Indian batting line-up.
  • At least 58 likely dead in London fire

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    Armed with signs stamped with "JUSTICE FOR GRENFELL" and "NEVER AGAIN", protesters took to the streets of London on Friday afternoon to call for justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire . They have have not been seen since the fire. "My understanding is that the cladding that was reported wasn't in accordance with United Kingdom building regulations", Hands told Sky News .
  • Faced with mounting criticism, May visits London fire victims

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    The NHS have announced that 24 survivors from the Grenfell Tower fire are continuing to be treated at various hospital across #London . Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people, were ignored because its residents are mainly poor.
  • Witness in Bill Cosby trial describes 1996 drugging, sexual abuse

    Witness in Bill Cosby trial describes 1996 drugging, sexual abuse

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    While more than 60 women have accused Cosby of similar crimes, this is the only case that could possibly send the 79-year-old actor to jail, as the statue of limitations for all other allegations have already expired. Another time, she said, he placed his hand on her thigh. She said she lost consciousness soon after Cosby pressured her to take a large white pill. When she "came to", Ms Johnson said, she was lying on the bed.
  • No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, says Trump

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    One memo recounts a February request from Trump , during a private meeting in the Oval Office, that Comey end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . "The accusations now are the current and former attorney general were political", Graham said in an interview Thursday. "It is in everybody's best interests if we let him do his job".
  • Antonio Conte will stay as Chelsea manager, says club

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    The Italian, who guided the Blues to the Premier League title in his first season at the club, has grown increasingly frustrated at seeing title rivals already add to their side, while he has been yet to improve his title-winning squad as of yet.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

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    That has prompted speculation linking him with Paris St Germain and Manchester United amongst others , but Silva, who completed a big-money switch to AC Milan from Porto earlier this month, insists the four-time Champions League victor remains focused on his country's upcoming matches.