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Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Meanwhile, the Congressional committees handling the Russian Federation probe have asked the administration to show any evidence and Comey himself as said he hopes there are tapes . "Senator, think about what you just said". Sekulow, who is chief counsel at the American Center for Law and Justice, said that if the Post's reporting were accurate, Mr. Read More

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US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. The White House had confirmed that Mr Mueller was among the candidates Mr Trump interviewed to replace Mr Comey. "That tweet was in response to a Washington Post story that ran with five unnamed sources", Sekulow said on CNN's "State of the Union". Read More

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Doctor: Congressman Scalise hit by single rifle wound, remains critical condition

Doctor: Congressman Scalise hit by single rifle wound, remains critical condition

A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. The congressman is still in critical condition in the ICU, but his doctors are staying optimistic. The man who opened fire on Republicans practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game Wednesday morning had a list of names on him at the time, a source confirmed to WTOP . Read More

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcome TWINS!!!

Beyonce and Jay-Z are pictured here in Las Vegas in November of 2015. When did the twins arrive? It was good just a week ago back when the couple first announced their double baby news on Instagram with Mother Beyoncé posting a stunning maternity photo. Read More

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Tory-DUP deal put on hold due to London fire

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another election this year or early in 2018. Although elections for the assembly took place in a March, it can only meet if the two leading parties, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the pro-republican Sinn Fein, agree to work together by appointing a first minister and deputy first minister. Read More

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Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

Portugal has won six of its last seven games, with the only setback coming in a 3-2 loss against Sweden in a friendly in March. The second half started in a similarly cautious vein as the first, but came to life in the latter stages, with defender Cedric giving Portugal the lead on 86 minutes after Mexico failed to clear the danger in their box. Read More

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Ex-UN ambassador: 'North Korea has a lot of explaining to do'

At some point in his detainment, Warmbier slipped into a coma and has appeared to be in a coma for at least a year. North Korean officials claimed Warmbier fell into a coma in March past year due to botulism and a sleeping pill. "Dennis is working hard for both countries, trying to, you know, mend the tension as much as possible", his assistant, who accompanied him and asked to be called "Vo", told reporters. Read More

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'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy

'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy

Newt Gingrich , the confidante to President Trump who as House Speaker in the 1990s voted to impeach Bill Clinton for obstruction of justice, said Friday that the "President can not obstruct justice". You have this legalistic nightmare trying to block the Trump presidency on behalf of a department in which 97 percent of the money was given to [former Democratic presidential nominee] Hillary [Clinton], and you want me to believe this is all just random behavior? "It turns out, even Dianne ... Read More

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White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

He will appear before the Senate committee at 10 a.m. ET and the House one at 2 p.m. ET. "These investigations are important", Ryan said. We don't know if it's going to happen or if it won't happen. "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity", Gingrich said at the time. But after the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey last week, Gingrich said he'd changed his mind. Read More

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North Korea accuses US authorities of 'mugging' its diplomats at NY airport

The official Korean Central News Agency said officials were returning from a United Nations conference on rights of persons with disabilities Friday when they were "literally mugged". The claim comes in the wake of the return to the United States of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier - who'd been detained in North Korea on suspicion of theft last year and sentenced to 15 years' hard labor - in a coma . Read More

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Macron 'set for parliamentary majority'

Macron 'set for parliamentary majority'

Fabrice D'Almeida, a French historian, said. Experts partly blamed voter fatigue following the May election of Mr Macron, plus voter disappointment with politics. Macron's success was tempered by record low turnout of just under 44 percent, leading opposition leaders to claim he had no groundswell of support. Read More

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At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

One woman outside the town hall told the BBC that the council's response to the emergency had been "chaotic". As the protesters sought to gain entry to an upper floor, police tried to bar their way. "Put to the test, the United Kingdom has been resolute in the face of adversity", the queen wrote in her message. It has since emerged that the USA had banned the type of cladding thought to have been used on Grenfell Tower . Read More

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Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Mexico , who drew 1-1 at home to the United States in World Cup qualifying last weekend, will look to Real Sociedad's Carlos Vela and Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez for inspiration. Ronaldo burst forward, putting the Mexico defence on the back foot, before tracking back and picking out partner in crime Ricardo Quaresma with a deft through-ball in the area. Read More

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US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter

The statement by the US-led coalition said the Syrian plane was shot down in self-defense. a number of US-backed SDF forces were wounded in an earlier attack. In response to the attack on the SDF group, which is supported by the US, coalition aircraft worked to stop the initial advance into the town, according to a statement from Operation Inherent Resolve . Read More

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Doctors Update Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

Dr Jack Sava described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Mr Scalise's hip and went through his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs. The FBI recovered a cellphone, computer and camera from Hodgkinson's van and was examining them for evidence, the statement said. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch . Read More

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After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will US Ban Travel To North Korea?

After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will US Ban Travel To North Korea?

A short video clip, released Thursday by Warmbier's brother, shows the 22-year-old University of Virginia student playing in the snow with friends in North Korea sometime in January 2016. Yun reportedly also visited three other US citizens that are now being held in North Korea . In March 2016, the #American student was sentenced to 15 years hard labor and was not seen in public since then. Read More

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Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

Putin's comments come in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Donald Trump's campaign had conspired with the Russian government to help win the election. Putin said that, had there been a proposal and it were appealing to the Russians, his foreign minister would have told him. In January, a top US intelligence official had reportedly testified to the Congress that the Russian meddling in the USA elections went beyond hacking. Read More

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Bill Cosby case handed to jury

Bill Cosby case handed to jury

Accompanied by his spokesman, Cosby arrived at the courthouse Tuesday morning for the resumption of jury deliberations. The jury at Cosby's trial began deliberating Monday over whether he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago in a case t. Read More

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Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Six firefighters are among those injured. However, the country has been reeling from the effects of a heatwave, with the mercury soaring above 40 degrees Celsius on Saturday. The municipality's president, Valdemar Alves, said there were areas "completely surrounded" by the blaze and not enough firefighters to battle the flames. Read More

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Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman made his fifth visit to the country, telling reporters before his arrival that he hoped to "open a door" between Kim and the rest of the world. Yun and two physicians flew to Pyongyang and visited Warmbier on Monday. In May, Yun met with met high-level representatives from the North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo, Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang would be authorized to pay a consular visit to all four ... Read More

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USA student's imprisonment in North Korea 'truly awful thing': Donald Trump

Trump was Rodman's boss when he appeared on the "Celebrity Apprentice" reality TV show. In the US, Fred Warmbier echoed Washington's denials that Rodman's visit to Pyongyang had anything to do with the sudden release of his sick son. Dennis Rodman the former National Basketball Association star wraps up his visit to North Korean capital on Saturday. The former star's friendly appeal has not gone unnoticed, as the Korean hosts welcomed him back warmly. Read More

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Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

Hard to imagine what else it could be, but the 66-year-old gunman was shot and killed by DC police, so he is not available to shed light on the list for us. "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received since Wednesday's events", Scalise's wife, Jennifer, said in a statement Friday. Read More

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