by | June 18, 2017 | 06:18

Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. Trump fired Comey on May 9, initially citing Rosenstein's memorandum, but later telling NBC News anchor Lester Holt that he always planned to fire Comey. Trump followed up about an hour later with another critical tweet: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Trump's tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:13

The U.S. Navy says flooding has been stabilized on the USS Fitzgerald and sailors from the USS Dewey have come aboard to assist after the destroyer was damaged in an overnight collision that left seven crew missing. It is chartered by Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and owned by Dainichi-Invest Corporation, NYK said. "Our thoughts and deep concerns go out to all those directly affected", NYK said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:14

Officials are now questioning the freighter's crew at Tokyo's Oi wharf over the cause of the night-time crash. The Navy statement adds, "USS Dewey (DDG 105) got underway this morning as well as several U.S. military copters evacuated two injured USA sailors. One injured sailor has been evacuated from the Fitzgerald, The Associated Press reports, while the Navy's 7th Fleet says it is still determining the "number of personnel injuries" and the extent of structural damage to the vessel.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:09

But what lies underneath are the players' willingness to sacrifice and it starts at the top. You look at society, you look at what's popular. This season was the Kevin Durant season. "Y'all might write about it". He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. After a major loss, his experience and ability to coach a team is questioned.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:10

Media reports suggested an agreement could be delayed into next week, but the spokesman said: " I certainly have heard nothing on this side to indicate that ". "It takes two to tango and we're ready to dance", she said. "We will continue with those negotiations throughout the weekend and into next week". Among these was whether Britain's position would "be the same as in the letter of March 29" when May triggered the two-year Brexit countdown.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:11

Since the first movie functioned as an origin story, there's so much scope for the follow-up. " Wonder Woman " shatters box office with biggest female director opening. Hulk depicter Mark Ruffalo cheered on the movie, while " Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 " director James Gunn sent "many congrats" to " Wonder Woman " helmer Patty Jenkins .

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:08

Fine Gael elected Varadkar, a trained doctor, as its leader in early June. His rival, 44-year-old father of three Simon Coveney , had the hearts and minds of most of the grassroots membership and has since been appointed deputy leader. I have never found him wanting when it came to dealing with issues head-on", said McHugh. The Dail was then suspended until 6.30pm as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar travelled to Aras an Uachtarain to receive his seal of office from President Michael D Higgins.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:59

An Israeli policewoman was killed in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City. If true, this will be the first time ISIS has perpetrated an attack in Israel . A number of local and worldwide human rights groups have raised concerns that Israeli security forces have employed a "shoot-to-kill" policy when confronting Palestinians .

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:59

While neither ethnicity was optimistic about peace prospects under US President Donald Trump, Jewish Israelis were most wary about his intentions, with less than five percent sure he would not pressure Israel . "That is why in any agreement - and without an agreement - we shall maintain security control over all the territory west of the Jordan (river)". Although Israel has since withdrawn from Sinai and the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and East Jerusalem have been annexed and the West ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:44

Even more than normal, there are now unusual and troubling rumors being whispered behind the scenes in Washington, D.C., most of which involve potential new revelations in the Russian Federation scandal or fears that President Trump might soon take extreme action in the coming days to aggressively attack the special counsel investigations.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:45

In Corbyn's first appointments since the party gained 30 seats at last week's election , the Labour leader has also handed a promotion to election co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne. The elections also confirmed a generational divide in British politics. Having lost a majority in parliament, May is in talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure the support of its 10 lawmakers to win any kind of vote , including on the pieces of legislation needed to enact Britain's ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:45

She survived, of course, but this family is rather insane. Wallenda's aerial stunt came on the fifth anniversary of her husband's tightrope walk over the falls. It was as children watching their parents perform that Nik and Erendira met. "Something extremely unique to anywhere around the world and for the first one to be right here in Niagara Falls ", he said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:44

Trump undermined those arguments on Monday when he lashed out at what he called a "watered down" and a "politically correct" current version of his original order. Along party lines, Democrats are more likely than Republicans to view the executive order as anti-Muslim. It's one thing, Chris: "It's about protecting Americans", he said .

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:45

The collision between the USS Fitzgerald guided missile destroyer and the Filipino ACX Crystal occurred 100 kilometers southwest of Yokosuka, Japan . Although the Fitzgerald was operating under its own power, the USS Dewey was on its way to the area, according to the United States 7th fleet public affairs unit.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:43

She also said that the public inquiry into the fire would report back to personally. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones, friends and the homes in which they lived", May said in a statement . The local Grenfell Action Grouphad claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower past year, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:43

Bogota's mayor Enrique Penalosa said that one of those who died was from France. Police said the device was placed in a toilet bowl in the second-floor restroom. They say that could derail its negotiations with the government. President Juan Manuel Santos has ordered an investigation into the incident. Police said an explosion tore through a restroom area of the mall, crowded with shoppers ahead of Father's Day, in an upscale area of the Colombian capital that is popular with foreign ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:41

Sessions has recused himself from the investigation. Both Democrats and Republicans pushed back. "Trump is definitely considering's not something that's being dismissed", Ruddy said. Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation. The interview was first reported by PBS.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:39

Despite Trump budget's proposal to cut State Department funding by as much as 37 percent , Tillerson expressed confidence in the proposed budget. "There will be no end to the payments", Issa Qaraqe, head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners' Affairs, told The Times of Israel .

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:37

Prime Minister Theresa May has now admitted the response from the authorities had not been good enough. "If someone was in Grenfell tower and they did escape, and they haven't made it known to the police or to their family, I would urge them to contact the police casualty bureau".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:34

The DUP leader, Arlene Foster , said she hoped to shake hands "sooner rather than later". She made no comment as she left 10 Downing Street en route for the House of Commons . The outgoing speaker, John Bercow, was re-elected unopposed by the MPs, prompting May to raise laughter when she said: "At least someone got a landslide".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:32

Concerns have been raised - including by Varadkar himself - that the setup could jeopardise the Northern Ireland peace process. Speaking on Newstalk Breakfast this morning, Sinn Féin's deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said that they hope to resume talks in the North on Monday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:33

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has written to Mr Davis urging him to "reset" the Government's "belligerent and reckless" approach to leaving the European Union , warning that Theresa May's "inflexible" stance makes a good deal for Britain less likely.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:30

Besides forging a deal to keep her job and preparing for Brexit talks, May is also grappling with a crisis over the breakdown in power-sharing between the pro-British DUP and the Catholic nationalist Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland's separate, devolved government.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:30

Then the minister of health, he joined several other openly gay Irish politicians in backing the Marriage Equality Bill allowing same-sex couples to Wednesday. Counting of all three electoral college constituencies, including party members and councillors, will take place this afternoon before the final result is announced.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:32

Still, since Trump fired the former FBI director , James Comey , who was overseeing the Russian Federation probe little more than a month ago, the White House comments have stirred concern among members of Congress that Mueller might get the same treatment if the investigation goes against the president .

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:29

The clashes happened after the local police raided an establishment "linked to" the leader of the local protest movement, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), to recover a "cache of arms". GJM supporters are creating violence and attacking police. Reacting to this, Tamang stated, "We will not sit with Bengal and Mamata Banerjee for talks".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:31

A larger crowd of people remained outside. Cundy said the police investigation into the blaze would look at the building and its refurbishment in 2016 and vowed to prosecute people "if there is evidence". Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited an aid distribution site and were meeting with volunteers. "People are terrified that the same thing could happen to them", Khan wrote in the letter.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:29

The statement quotes Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet as saying, "Right now we are focused on two things: the safety of the ship and the well-being of the Sailors". "He's okay. Thank you all for the prayers", Rita Schrimsher of Athens, Alabama, tweeted after speaking with her 23-year-old grandson, Jackson Schrimsher, via Facetime.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:28

There were also scuffles and anger at police when Prime Minister Theresa May tried to visit the tower. Emergency services are to spend a third day searching for bodies in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower in North Kensington , where they were called to reports of a fire in the early hours of Wednesday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:25

Afterwards, the prime minister's vehicle was chased by protesters unhappy with the government's response to the tragedy. Grenfell Towers was a low-income housing unit, and most of the people who died were people of color, many of them Muslim.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:25

The new governor will replace the current Governor Terry McAuliffe . "There have been 40 lieutenant governors of Virginia , including 6 Johns, 4 James, 2 Roberts, and 1 L. Virginia Democratic candidate for governor, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam , with his wife Pam, left, son Weston, and daughter Aubrey celebrate his victory in the Democratic primary during an election party in Crystal City, Va., Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:21

Gianforte pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in the Montana courtroom on Monday, the Guardian reported . Gianforte's counsel can move to have his charges dropped in six months if he does not violate the terms of his sentence. That's what I've done today, ' Gianforte said after the hearing. It also thrust him into "a national spotlight I did not seek or desire", Jacobs reportedly said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:19

The Secret Service doesn't have audio recordings or transcriptions of conversations between President Trump and former FBI Director James Comey , the agency told the Wall Street Journal . 'I've seen the tweet about the tapes, ' Comey said. Comey suggested in his high-profile Senate testimony last week that any recordings would back up his account over the president's, adding, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:18

May's response has been contrasted with that of Corbyn, who hugged locals at the estate during his visit on Thursday, and the royals who met residents and volunteers on Friday. "They have been left with nothing - no bank cards, no money, no means of caring for their children or relatives". He said: "I'm not here because I support the Tories , Labour or Liberals".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:17

Scalise has received two surgeries for his injuries since Wednesday, including a surgery on Thursday in orthopedic trauma to fix a broken bone in his leg. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail. "We are grateful for the care he has received, from the first responders in the field to the world-class care here at the hospital", the family said in a statement.