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by | June 15, 2017 | 04:51

Comey admitted he leaked the information as part of the FBI's probe into Russia's involvement in USA elections and the connections of the president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn with Russian officials. "I'm not hinting. I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time ". The showman and businessman in Trump that revels in ratings and branding and commoditizing was also on full display during Friday's press conference.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:47

Instead, a mere five days on from election day, the PM has made a decision to visit newly-elected French president, Emmanuel Macron in Paris . Macron's office said the leaders will discuss anti-terrorism efforts both bilaterally and on a European level.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:45

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake added that he saw a member of Scalise's security detail return fire on the gunman for what felt like 10 minutes, even though the police officer was wounded in the leg. Senator Lamar Alexander's office also said he is safe and wasn't at practice. "We were inside the backstop and if we didn't have that cover by a fearless person who stood up and took a shot themselves, we would not have gotten out of there and every one of us would have been hit - every single one of ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:45

At least 50 injured people were taken to hospital - many were still missing after residents were left trapped on upper floors as flames spread rapidly up the building. There are now concerns that the tower block, which is now smoking ruins, is at risk of collapsing. Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road, White City, is now "lurching" to one side after a "very, very severe fire" broke out in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with those inside claiming a fire alarm failed to sound.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:45

He said the practice - held at a community ball field in Alexandria, Virginia, roughly 10 miles from Washington, D.C. - was typical of the ones held each year in preparation for the annual charity baseball game between Republican and Democrat members of Congress.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:43

After to Comey's dismissal, Trump reportedly expressed that he would have fired Comey regardless of Sessions' and Rosenstein's recommendation, also referencing his disapprobation of the DOJ investigation into alleged ties between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation, according to VICE News.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:43

More than 70 people were taken to five hospitals across London following the blaze early Wednesday (UK time). Many in the building are still missing and firefighters are still attempting to reach the top four floors to search for bodies or survivors.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:44

Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a reflection of her new humility following a disastrous snap election in which she lost her majority. And according to The Daily Telegraph , some of the most senior members of May's team have held "secret talks" with members of the opposition Labour Party to ensure a soft Brexit.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:40

Comey's testimony will form a dramatic sequel to Comey's own appearance before the Senate intelligence committee last week, and he will have to tackle several open loops that emerged during that appearance, which twisted the knife in an administration that has struggled to extricate itself from the Russian Federation cloud.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:41

Some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their flats in the event of a fire , while the block's residents association had previously warned it was anxious about the risk of a serious fire . He said most of the building was "burnt up". She said one of her friend's had been stuck in the building until 5am. "I'm standing here in everything I've got", he said.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:40

MSNBC reported that Richman also said Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading an investigation into Russian links with the Trump campaign during the 2016 USA presidential elections, has been in touch with the Senate Judiciary Committee to discuss how the panel can get access to the memos.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:40

After rallying from an 0-3 deficit in the second set and a 1-3 deficit in the third, she finished in style: nervelessly nailing a backhand return victor down the line, to complete one of the most surprising runs in tennis' long history. Ostapenko joins Petra Kvitova , who won Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014, and last year's French Open champion Garbine Muguruza in a select group.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:41

Around 200 firefighters and 40 fire trucks have been deployed to tackle the blaze, as rescue workers try to evacuate the building in Lancaster West Estate in North Kensington, London Fire Brigade said. They banged on windows, screamed for help, dropped children from smoky floors in a desperate attempt to save them. Residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:37

Independence Party. "She's staying, for now", the source told Reuters. But other arrangements short of a coalition could involve a "supply and confidence" agreement under which smaller parties would pledge to back the Government's budget and programme without taking up ministerial positions in the new administration.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:38

Is Harris - the only woman of color on the committee - really being singled out for her behavior, or are we simply imagining things? Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week, with some key moments centered on Sessions.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:34

Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motivating factor for his decision to sack Comey during an interview with broadcaster NBC that aired last month.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:36

Theresa May has told Tory MPs "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it", two sources present at the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee meeting have confirmed. Like many in the bloc, Mr Verhofstadt has always been critical of the rebate that then-prime minister Margaret Thatcher secured in the 1980s, which means Britain gets about half of its European Union budget contributions back.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:35

An American official said the soldiers were shot in an apparent insider attack, also known as a "green-on-blue" incident because of the color-coding system used by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. The proposal to increase troop levels in Afghanistan , which is supported by Trump's national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and Defense Secretary James Mattis, continues to face pushback from West Wing officials allied with Steve Bannon, the President's chief strategist.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:36

Back when now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in the middle of the confirmation hearings in which he seemingly perjured himself about contacts with Russian officials, Senator Elizabeth Warren tried to read a letter Coretta Scott King wrote to the Judiciary Committee about Sessions into the Congressional record.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:36

The disastrous result also prompted calls - from within her own party - for her resignation, leading May to apologise to her own MPs on Monday evening. In a surprise move, Michael Gove was appointed environment and agriculture minister less than a year after the prime minister sacked him as justice minister.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:33

The Moscow protest was the most prominent in a string of more than 100 rallies in cities and towns stretching through all 11 of Russia's time zones - from the Pacific to the European enclave of Kaliningrad - with many denouncing President Vladimir Putin .

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:32

Trump unceremoniously sacked, which could color his views on the president and his circle. Rosenstein said he is the individual who now has the authority to hire or fire Mueller after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any investigation into Russia amid questions about his contacts with Russian officials during the President Donald Trump's campaign.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:28

I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens. "We lose 93 million [ sic , 93 individual] Americans a day to gun violence", said the governor. So we've got to look at this". State Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, was fatally shot in the head May 26 in Richmond's Mosby Court neighborhood when he and a Richmond officer were on patrol and approached two men in a vehicle to talk to them.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:31

A pastor has blamed the "disgusting" treatment of poor people in Notting Hill for the fatal tower block inferno and said residents had been "neglected" in the area. "There's a fireman shouting "get down the stairs", one of the block's residents, Michael Paramasivan, told BBC radio . Joe Walsh, 58, said he saw someone throw two children out of a window from the fifth or sixth floor.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:31

Alexandria police said a suspect is in custody over the shooting. The White House said Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were both notified of the shooting in Alexandria. "We were taking batting practice". We started giving him some liquids. Bishops says he was on the baseball field at home base when the gunman walked up to the fence line.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:30

Forty fire engines and more than 200 firefighters battled the blaze at the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington , which is believed to have broken out at around 1am before spreading rapidly. A woman showed up in tears looking for her sister, who lived in the 24-story building that caught fire . Most of the building was engulfed in flames.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:28

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". She and her grandson sat outside the building, helplessly watching those trapped on higher floors. "The whole night we were crying watching". "A lot of people said 'Help!" It is understood that "several hundred" people would have been in the block when the fire broke out ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:24

Trump praised the Capitol Police officers who fired back at the shooter for their "heroism" and called on Americans to "take a moment today to cherish those you love and always remember those who serve and keep us safe". At approximately 7:09 a.m. on June 14, the Alexandria Police Department responded to the scene at 400 East Monroe Avenue in Alexandria, Virginia .

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:24

Trump's pledge to offer sworn testimony to Mueller came in a press conference the day after Comey's dramatic testimony before the Senate intelligence committee. "A good prosecutor looks at the facts and sees if it meets that standard". The Press Secretary will have to answer for President Trump's accusation that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey lied under oath after the President claimed that some of the things in Comey's Thursday testimony "just weren't true", ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:20

Local 6 streamed the hearing live online. Comey replied that he had brought up questions about Sessions's contact with Russian Federation. Sessions also repeatedly parried questions seeking information on some of his discussions with the president and disagreed with some details given to the same committee less than a week ago in testimony by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , also under oath.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:23

Twelve people have now been confirmed dead in the Grenfell Tower fire in West London. "This is going to be a long and complex recovery operation and I do anticipate that the number of fatalities will sadly increase beyond those 12". "The flames, I have never seen anything like it, it just reminded me of 9/11". "I woke up about half past one this morning to look across the road and see the big Grenfell Tower, in a towering inferno, just fire coming out of every window.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:19

With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 318 to the Labour Party's 261. Ms May called the snap election supposedly to "strengthen her hand" in the Brexit negotiations in the hope and expectation the Conservatives would increase their majority.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:23

Sessions had been scheduled to testify Tuesday before a joint appropriations subcommittee of Congress, but on Saturday he sent letters to the committee chairmen saying that the intelligence committee would be a better forum to answer questions about Russian Federation.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:18

Corbyn's Labour Party officially backs Brexit . And she was typical of many Labour members and MPs on Friday - celebrating as if they had won an election that, in fact, they narrowly lost. It is possible that the strong performance of the Labour Party was driven by a higher-than-expected turnout from young voters looking, in part, to express their displeasure at the result of the referendum.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:17

Black smoke billowed high into the air for hours after the blaze broke out . A local community organization, the Grenfell Action Group, had warned about fire dangers at the building since 2013. I told her to leave by the stairs but she said she had been told to stay inside her flat. "My thoughts are with the victims, their families and all of those who had their homes destroyed", she said.