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by | June 19, 2017 | 06:49

The director, Oskar Eustis , in words that are perhaps confusing and inadvertently revealing, said the production is "a warning parable to those who try to fight for democracy by undemocratic means". In this case, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America announced they would pull their support of the Public Theater's production. Of course, this all begs the obvious - Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" is not about advocating assassination as a political solution.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:51

Updated: President Donald Trump apparently confirmed he is under investigation for firing FBI director James Comey in an early morning tweet . " Witch Hunt ", he tweeted . Mr Rosenstein took over the investigation into whether Russian Federation tried to tip the USA election in favour of Mr Trump after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in March.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:49

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation. The move by special counsel Robert S. Trump's tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:44

Rosenstein has authority over the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while he was a Trump campaign adviser.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:43

Steve Scalise and a Capitol Police officer who was shot Wednesday while defending Scalise and Republican colleagues from a shooter as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game Thursday night. Members of both parties said they needed to soften rhetorical attacks on each other, if only to set a better example for a public that seems increasingly divided into hostile political camps.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:39

The report also says that when Kalanick returns, the board will move to diminish his role by giving some of the CEO's job responsibilities to a chief operating officer ¬¬ a position Uber has been trying actively to recruit for but has yet to fill.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:40

Scalise, who is the third-ranking Republican in the House, was hit in the left hip and remains in critical condition, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Wednesday night. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said. It's telling that the shooter may have intentionally sought out Republican congressmen.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:34

Vishwas's remarks came after a meeting with the party volunteers , who will work for the party in Rajasthan. He added: "I have never aspired to sit on a throne nor occupy it". They also "thanked" former AAP Delhi convenor Dilip Pandey for "exposing" Vishwas. The 15-member team from the party's Gujarat unit, which was here last week to meet party supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , along with other senior leaders, and discuss the possibility of contesting the state Assembly ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:32

In the same interview the President suggested that he was thinking about the Russian Federation investigation at the time he terminated Comey. Former FBI Director James Comey , whom Trump abruptly fired last month, had reassured the president three times that he was not personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:27

This was hard for me, and I don't know how he could sit in that room and endure what he did. But the comedian was positive, McMonagle said. A retrial will likely offer major advantages to the defense, former prosecutors and defense lawyers say, but the enormous publicity surrounding the case may also produce a second jury that is more eager to convict.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:32

The crew fought to keep the vessel from foundering or sinking so they could make it back to base. A Japan Coast Guard ship, foreground, navigates the damaged USS Fitzgerald near the U.S. The Fitzgerald's commanding officer, Cmdr. Those injured were transferred by a helicopter to the Naval Hospital Yokosuka . Bryce Benson , and two other crew members were injured but conscious, the Navy said.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:29

According to Afghan news agency Pajhwok Afghan News, four North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers were killed in attack by an Afghan soldier in northern Balkh province and details were awaited. It was the second such insider attack by an Afghan soldier in the past week. The NATO-led mission said it has opened an investigation. Robert Purtiman, a spokesman for the USA -led mission in Afghanistan, said there were no US or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation fatalities.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:30

WASHINGTON (AP ) - President Donald Trump said Friday that wounded GOP Congressman Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us" when he was shot Wednesday morning at a congressional Republican baseball practice. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook goes into detail about the nature of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries. And Scalise, who suffered severe blood loss, had multiple units of blood transfusions.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:18

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 Russian Federation, on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:15

Ronaldo insisted Wednesday he had a "clear conscience" after Spanish prosecutors accused the Real Madrid star of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies. "We had nearly 60 percent of the possession". The UEFA and CONCACAF winners went head-to-head at Kazan Arena, and Portugal were the brighter of the two sides in a first half that was open and attacking.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:08

For perpetrating their heinous acts, the conspirators acquired and smuggled deadly arms and ammunition, detonators, hand grenades and almost three tonnes of the deadly RDX (Research & Development Explosive - OR Cyclotrimethylene Trinitramine), which was used for the first time after World War II on such a scale.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:06

Netanyahu also revoked 250,000 Ramadan permits for Palestinians from the West Bank to visit their relatives in Israel and Jerusalem , and "instructed the police to reinforce security arrangements and checking procedures in the plaza around Damascus Gate", the scene of the attack , he said on Sunday.

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:04

On the figure of 58, he said: "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", while adding that "it might be that some of those are safe and well", and for some reason, had not yet made themselves known to the police . Stuart Cundy said in a statement . The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their investigation into the inferno that ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:01

Administration officials and the president's advisers are anxious Trump's tweets and public statements about the Russian Federation probe will trigger additional damaging leaks, but they said he can not stop talking about the investigation, reported Politico .

by | June 19, 2017 | 06:02

The Washington Post reported last week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is running the federal investigation into the Trump campaign's potential Russian Federation ties, was now focusing on Trump himself for obstruction of justice over the firing of FBI Director James Comey .

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:57

And Trump's attitude toward the investigation is getting worse and worse. A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller, although the White House later denied it. If Rosenstein recuses himself from oversight of the special counsel investigation, that role would fall to the Justice Department's No. 3 official, newly confirmed Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:56

There is increasing unrest over the official response to the fire , which is believed to have killed 58 people. The latest news from the West London Grenfell Tower fire site list 58 people missing and presumed to be dead, London police Commander Stuart Cundy said on Saturday.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:53

Syrian refugee Mohammad Al-Haj Ali, 23, was the first victim to be identified after firefighters searched the charred Grenfell Tower public housing highrise. In recent years, London's skyrocketing home prices and housing shortage have left residents struggling. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fueled the blaze, overwhelming fire protection devices.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:53

Jay Z helped to fuel the rumors when he failed to attend the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards on Thursday night, although he was due to be honored. Us Weekly , is citing multiple unidentified sources, that the couple welcomed twins earlier this week.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:48

The trade has yet to be confirmed , but this is just an example of how excited the team would be to land such a talented guard in Fultz. 76ers center Joel Embiid tweeted out a picture of himself and Fultz with current 76ers Ben Simmons and Robert Covington .

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:48

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax, raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller, a potentially explosive option. Trump has made no decision to act against Mueller and insists that he knows the risks of doing so but people close to the president say Trump is so volatile they can not be sure that he will not change his mind if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised, The New York ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:44

The Senate voted Wednesday, 97-2, to pass a measure that would toughen sanctions on Russian Federation and would prevent the White House from unilaterally removing the sanctions imposed by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama in 2014 and 2016.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:47

Sir John said he want May to "succeed and stay" as the PM and understands clearly why she is doing the deal with the DUP however, his "main concern" is the Northern Ireland peace process. The Evening Standard, edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, reported that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour lawmakers to come up with a "softer", less hard-line divorce from the EU.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:42

If Mueller is investigating Trump's firing of Comey as possible obstruction of justice, he might want to learn about Trump's interactions with Rosenstein, the Justice Department official who wrote the memo criticizing Comey's performance before his firing.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:41

Ronaldo played well and made the first goal but did not score. The result puts the sides level on one point each in Group A, behind hosts Russian Federation, who defeated New Zealand 2-0 in their opening game clash in St. Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. "It was a fair result for how the teams played". We played without confidence, couldn't connect two or three passes.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:41

The deal is complicated by a row between the DUP and the pro-republican Sinn Fein party which led earlier this year to the collapse of the power-sharing Northern Ireland devolved assembly. He added, pointedly: " I can't negotiate with myself ". Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said May's government lacked the credibility necessary for Brexit talks and should delay the negotiations.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:42

The U.S. doctors could not prove what triggered this but said they had found no signs of a botulism infection - the official explanation given by the North Korean regime for how the young man fell into a coma. His gifts for Kim included a Donald Trump book (which I like to think was titled How to Rool Bigly); a travel version of what Brits call Where's Wally? He said he saw zero evidence that Warmbier was planning any such act.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:36

While Modi during his speech has specifically stressed on the need of a united approach to combat terrorism, Modi said, "it was impossible to reach a solution till all countries made concerted efforts to fight radicalization, terrorist recruitment, training and financing".

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:31

The air strike was launched near the Syrian city of Raqqa after the Russian forces received intelligence that a meeting of ISIS leaders was being planned, the ministry said in a statement posted on its Facebook page. Hoshiyar Zebari, a long-serving former Iraqi foreign minister and now a senior adviser to the government of the Kurdish autonomous region, also told Reuters there was no confirmation of Baghdadi's death.

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:33

She has 10 days to come up with a strategy that will satisfy enough supporters of hard and soft Brexit alike or she will face a leadership challenge, a former minister told The Sunday Times. She promised residents would be rehoused within three weeks, and rejected accusations that the government failed to act on recommendations to tighten fire regulations after a fatal block fire in London in 2009.