by | June 18, 2017 | 03:17

Many reporters were quick to speculate that the statement was an attempting to squash existing leaks, or possible a story that hasn't yet been reported. The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations. Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:04

Mueller's inquiry includes Kushner among other Trump's associates - former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a campaign policy adviser Carter Page , The Washington Post claimed citing unnamed sources on Thursday. The US president has repeatedly denied any connections to Russian Federation and expressed desire to end the probe with integrity as soon as possible.

by | June 18, 2017 | 03:03

During the meeting at Trump Tower with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak , Kushner reportedly floated the possibility of establishing a back-channel line of communication between the Trump transition team and Russia. "He will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry". Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee tweeted Thursday that Mueller called him to talk about the Russian investigation and he was relaying that information because he did not want the "NY Slimes" and ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:56

But the president had misconstrued Khan's original statement which was to tell citizens not to be alarmed by an extra police presence across the next few days. "He is wrong about his travel ban on Muslims, and he is wrong about many other things". "I think that's an important message". "This is a time for us to reach out to the world, to understand more about what is happening - not just in our own country, but indeed across the globe", said Clinton.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:55

Chamber of Commerce executive vice president and head of global affairs. Other members of the luncheon meeting, held in a Miami suburb, expressed disappointment that they were not consulted by USA lawmakers from Florida who helped shape the policy, including Sen.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:28

Senators voted 97-2 to attach the deal to an Iran sanctions bill now being debated on the Senate floor. The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation and prevent the White House from making any changes without congressional review Thursday despite the reservations expressed by the Trump administration.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:26

A parliamentary commission will convene early next month to discuss a draft bill in response to the sanctions legislation recently passed by the US Senate, a lawmaker said . Baeedinejad said that the new sanctions should be approved by the US House of Representative and it should be also signed by the US president; therefore any official reaction should be postponed to future.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:09

Sue Hodgkinson said she was informed of her husband's involvement when a reporter from ABC news called just hours after the attack . Last Sunday, Hodgkinson gruffly asked Balderston to make way for him to use a bike. "I just don't know what to tell you people". Let's listen to a clip of what she said. The FBI is still investigating the case and is looking through Hodgkinson's belongings, including his cellphone, computer and camera.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:01

The lawsuit , filed in US District Court for the District of Maryland, claims that Trump's businesses have received millions of dollars via leases and purchases of Trump properties from entities controlled by foreign governments, Trump's lease with the General Services Administration for his DC-based hotel, payments related to worldwide broadcasts of The Apprentice and spin-off shows, and a slew of other business dealings between Trump properties and foreign governments.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:01

The United States, the world's biggest carbon emitter after China, signed the agreement a year ago under the previous administration, but Trump has argued that the deal would harm the U.S. The statement continued: "The selfish act of the USA does not only have grave consequences for the global efforts to protect the environment, but poses great danger to other areas as well".

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:54

Also included in the bill is an amendment strengthening sanctions for Russian officials who support cyberattacks against the US and its allies. The Senate also passed two amendments before approving the bill. The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed new sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation and put a limit on the White House's ability to roll back any Russian Federation sanctions.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:52

Quate was arrested Tuesday after his wife contacted police in Las Vegas and said authorities could find her daughter's body in the garage of a home in Centreville, Illinois. No homicide charges had been issued in connection with the girl's death as of Friday, but Kelly said the investigation was continuing. Quate is also charged with possession of child pornography, child abuse/neglect and two prostitution/sex trafficking-related charges.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:50

Rosenstein's statement clearly didn't go far enough, as Trump took to Twitter Friday morning and bashed the top Justice Department official. But Trump later said in a television interview that he fired Comey at least in part because he was frustrated over the Russian Federation investigation Comey was leading.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:45

The Japan Coast Guard has confirmed that seven crew members of a U.S. Navy destroyer are missing after a collision with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship off the coast of Japan. Planes, boats and helicopters scoured the seas off Japan's Pacific coast in a bid to find the crew who disappeared in the predawn accident, which also left the USS Fitzgerald's skipper injured.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:26

Ruddy never spoke with the president regarding this issue". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein affirmed his support for Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday, despite recent suggestions that President Trump was weighing Mueller's dismissal .

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:15

The Wall Street Journal's Stephanie Armour and Kristina Peterson reported Monday that Senate GOP leadership will present members with options for the bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , better known as Obamacare , during a regularly scheduled lunch on Tuesday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:12

The US Navy says the USS Fitzgerald suffered damage below the water line on its starboard side after it collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship. An investigation was under way to determine what caused the night-time collision between the destroyer and the container ship. Navy Vice Adm. Joseph P.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:00

Cundy said 16 bodies had so far been recovered from the tower and taken to a mortuary. At talks with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Philip Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is that we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward".

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:59

America has weathered far worse mass shootings than this without finding common ground on gun control, and analysts on both sides of the argument said Congress was unlikely to act simply because the bullets were flying close to home. He noted the shooter had a criminal record and was from IL, which already has strict gun laws, "yet he was still able to access a firearm somehow". We used to say proudly to those with whom we disagree that, while we object to what they say, we would fight to ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:57

The new allegations against Trump centre on his own admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation, and suggestions he asked several top intelligence officials for their help altering the inquiry's direction.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:52

One of the cadets was wearing a spare bulletproof vest used for training purposes when the crash happened, the chief said. Beck went on to ask residents of South and Central Los Angeles to come forward if they came across very young male and female police partners to aid in their investigation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:51

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein at a budget hearing Tuesday what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the US elections and possible Russian ties to Trump's campaign. Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also represents Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:41

It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether he obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey last month amid the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:41

The doctors said that while Scalise remains in critical condition, they "are encouraged by improvement in his condition". Scalise is being treated in the hospital's intensive care unit. Scalise's wife, Jennifer, issued a statement saying she was thankful for the "incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes" the family has received since the shooting.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:28

The goal of the camp is to help border crossers recover from exposure to the elements, heal blistered feet, or get rid of sickness after drinking contaminated water from cattle tanks. The group has been providing aid for 13 years and has a verbal agreement with the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector to operate there. "It wasn't part of their day-to-day operation".

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:21

The judge said instructing Roy to get back into the truck was willful and wanton behavior. Defense attorney Joseph Cataldo portrayed Carter as not in control of her actions because of prescription medication that left her with the delusion that she could help Roy by urging his death .

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:20

Steve Scalise. Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native was shot multiple times in his chest and arm, and he remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital. MedStar said Scalise was listed in critical condition and would require additional operations. The 66-year-old man from IL named James Hodgkinson had a history of violence, volunteered for Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign and argued for higher taxes on the rich.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:17

Those top-line numbers were largely the same as he had reported in his previous filing, which included all of 2015 and part of 2016. It shows Trump has "resigned" his participation in 565 companies, "quitting" most of these companies on January 19, 2017, the day before he was sworn in as the nation's 45 president.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:11

Jack Sava said Friday , adding that doctors have been encouraged by his progress . Infection remains a considerable risk in the days and weeks during Scalise's extended hospital stay, Sava said. Hodgkinson was shot by police at the scene of the attack and later died of multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. President Trump is not planning to attend the game because of security concerns, the White House said Wednesday .

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:11

The names on the list included Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala.; Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C.; and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., the DC reported . As a top Republican, Rep. Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home. When Hodgkinson left for the Washington area, his wife figured he just needed a break since their daughter and 2-year-old granddaughter had just moved into their home and usually spent all day with him.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:02

Ryan condemned the shooting and praised the Capitol Police on the House floor later Wednesday. The game is a long-standing summer tradition in Washington , with teams of Republican and Democratic lawmakers competing on the ball field, even in present times , when fractious political debates are the norm.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:01

The person who died from Legionnaires' was elderly and had significant health problems. Four of those people were hospitalized and two have been discharged from the hospital. For more information about Legionnaires' disease, please visit the Health Department website . NYC Health, in a news release, stressed that the disease is not contagious through person to person contact.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:53

He challenged the communist government of Raul Castro to negotiate a better deal for Cubans and Cuban-Americans. In a speech Friday at a Miami theater associated with Cuban exiles, Trump will cast the policy moves as fulfillment of a promise he made during last year's presidential campaign to reverse then-President Barack Obama's diplomatic re-engagement with the island after decades of estrangement.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:48

Scalise underwent a third procedure and second surgery for his gunshot wound Thursday. Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner was one of two officers wounded when a gunman opened fire on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., where Republican lawmakers were practicing for a charity game.

by | June 17, 2017 | 10:47

Trump's tweets Friday were especially remarkable considering the context that Trump was repeatedly asking Comey and other investigators to go on the record to say he wasn't under investigation. No matter what Trump does, Rosenstein may very well end up being a witness in Mueller's probe, since be played a pivotal role in the firing that at the center of Mueller's inquiry.