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Author: 0 White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

A senior White House official confirmed that the President had interviewed Mr Mueller for the FBI post in the Oval Office the day before Mr Rosenstein tapped him to be the special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation .

People 6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze
Author: 0 6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze

The blaze has left the building nearly totally charred, and there were fears in the morning about the building's structural integrity as it appeared to lurch slightly to one side. Nassima Boutrig, who lives opposite the building, said she was awakened by sirens and smoke so thick that it filled her home as well. When no one came to help, she chose to escape on her own, the woman said.

Author: 0 Congress criticises Shivraj Chouhan's inability to control farmers' protest

The government has made a decision to set up a Rs 1,000 crore corpus to ensure stabilisation of farm produce prices so as to ensure remunerative prices of crops. "We will think about it and discuss it and thereafter, we will definitely take a decision in the interest of farmers", Chouhan said. "I won't sit in my office at Mantralaya (secretariat)...(but sit at) Dussehra Maidan and do all work from there", he had said, adding that those instigating the violence would not be spared.

People German SPD leader calls Donald Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'
Author: 0 German SPD leader calls Donald Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

Modi met Rajoy at the Moncloa Palace, the official residence of the president and the king of Spain this morning in the first engagement during his stay in the country today. Follow latest updates on PM Modi's visit to Russian Federation here. He said the Prime Minister invited Spanish entities to invest in various sectors in India.

People At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts
Author: 0 At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts

Ron Wyden (D-OR), Comey was asked why he didn't immediately disclose Trump's request to drop the investigation against the former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn investigation to Sessions , who, at the time , had not yet recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee asks White House for any Comey tapes

But the president's son also appeared to corroborate Comey's depiction of an Oval Office meeting in which Trump asked the then-director to call off the investigation into Flynn's links to Russian Federation and Turkey, an interaction Comey noted in a personal memo.

Author: 0 McConnell Has 'A Lot of Confidence' in Mueller

White House officials confirmed that Ruddy was the White House Monday, but said he didn't meet with the president and never spoke with him about the issue. In an interview on CNN's "New Day", Ruddy said, "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel".

Author: 0 Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

Commenting on the results , Ms Davidson said the Scottish nationalists should now agree to take a second referendum "off the table". "I'm proud to be Scottish and British and female and gay and Christian and Conservative and a Fifer and fond of chips, a fan of "Hamilton" the musical and to prefer dogs to cats", she told an audience at the Orwell Foundation last month.

Author: 0 Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

French President Emmanuel Macron says that the door is still open for the U.K.to remain in the European Union . But he stressed that the British people had taken the sovereign decision to leave the 28-member bloc in their referendum a year ago, adding that the start of talks was an important milestone.

Author: 0 Donald Trump supporters turn on special counsel Robert Mueller

Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein during an open Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing what he would do if Trump asked him to fire Mueller . Comey, in his written transcript of the meeting with Trump, which he testified he had begun putting down on paper upon leaving the White House dinner, described the care that Trump took to express his "hope" that Comey would drop any charges of misbehavior by Flynn.

Author: 0 Candidate contends with Christie link in race to succeed him

Chris Christie fanned out across the state Tuesday as voters made their selections in the first statewide primary races since Republican President Donald Trump took office. Guadagno now is the leading Republican to succeed Christie in Tuesday's primary , and working hard to highlight her differences from Christie. Murphy, a former US ambassador to Germany who became wealthy during a career at Goldman Sachs, spread political donations around the state in the run-up to the primary , ...

Author: 0 Rep. Duncan Said He and Gunman Spoke Prior to Shooting

A congressman from Cincinnati knew exactly what to do when gunfire ripped out at Wednesday's baseball practice of Republican Capitol Hill lawmakers. He asked followers to pray pray for Rep. Details are still emerging about the mass shooting , which apparently targeted the GOP members of Congress practicing this morning for the annual Democrats-vs-Republicans baseball game scheduled for tomorrow at Nationals Park.

People AG Sessions: Accusations of Russian Federation collusion 'appalling'
Author: 0 AG Sessions: Accusations of Russian Federation collusion 'appalling'

By the time Sessions met with Kislyak at the Republican National Convention in July, cyber security researchers had already confirmed that Russian Federation had hacked the Democratic National Committee. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a close adviser to President Donald Trump during his battle for the presidency, has defended himself before his former Senate colleagues.

Author: 0 Family seek 12-year-old girl missing after Grenfell Tower fire

Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade , Dany Cotton said in a televised briefing that there have been a number of fatalities and the number can not be confirmed at this time due to the size and complexity of the building. "At its height, pretty much the entire building appear to be ablaze, with huge flames of several hundred feet running up the side of the tower", he says.

Author: 0 DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

Labour MPs could be heard making jokes about when the Queen's Speech will emerge, with Prime Minister Theresa May watching on from the government benches. May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with two former prime ministers calling on her to soften her European Union exit approach.

People DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont
Author: 0 DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont

Former Prime Minister John Major said earlier that a Conservative-DUP deal could create the perception that London was no longer an honest broker of the 1998 peace settlement in Northern Ireland, known as the Good Friday Agreement. The dispute has prompted renewed calls for a chair from outside the United Kingdom and Ireland to be appointed. Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill, who will also take part in the meeting, said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the ...

People London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals
Author: 0 London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals

Ahmed and his neighbors escaped to safety through the only communal stairwell for the whole building. "I consider this mass murder". Around 200 firefighters and 45 fire engines attended the "major incident" at the 120-flat concrete block - originally built in 1974 but given new windows and aluminium composite cladding with thermal insulation less than two years ago.

People Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says
Author: 0 Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Ms Davidson, who has been widely praised for her leadership, suggested the party should concentrate more on the economy and free trade in Brexit negotiations, rather than curbing immigration levels. Ms Davidson's performance in leading the party to its best result in Scotland since 1983 has seen her mentioned as a possible successor to Mrs May - although she does not now have a seat in the House of Commons.

People Jelena Ostapenko to take French Open glory in her stride
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko to take French Open glory in her stride

Halep seemed to be struggling from the very beginning with Ostapenko's aggressive play . But with a power-based game that elicits "oohs" and "aahs" from spectators, and a fearless attitude to match, Ostapenko could be one to watch for quite some time.

Author: 0 Trump rips appeals court and media in morning tweetstorm

Another federal appeals court, the Virginia-based Fourth Circuit, also ruled against the travel ban last month, a decision the Trump administration has already appealed to the Supreme Court . It is pushing for justices to hear its appeal on the court ruling before they break for the summer. That ban, an executive order issued by Trump, temporarily blocked refuges and nationals from six majority Muslim nations from coming to the USA and has faced repeated challenges since an initial ...

People London tower fire leaves at least 12 dead, dozens injured
Author: 0 London tower fire leaves at least 12 dead, dozens injured

She said firefighters arrived within six minutes of receiving the first call about the fire and rescued "large numbers" of people over several floors. He described a perilous situation: "Only one fire escape to get down, and apparently that caught on fire", he said. As the building continued to burn into Wednesday morning, questions emerged on why the fire spread through the building so quickly in a city where a centuries-old history of disastrous fires has forced one of the world's most ...

Author: 0 United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

The result was a hung Parliament, with no party big enough to form an overall majority. May announced Friday she would build an administration bringing in support from the hardline Protestant Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to give her a fragile majority in parliament.

People 'An appalling and detestable lie': 5 highlights from Sessions' Senate testimony
Author: 0 'An appalling and detestable lie': 5 highlights from Sessions' Senate testimony

Sessions said those policies that prevented him answering questions, despite various senators saying there was no legality that should limit him from answering. He also said that since his recusal, "I have no knowledge about this investigation... beyond what has been publicly reported". "Senator Sessions appears to know nothing", the comedian added, "which explains why he was the first senator to endorse Trump".

Author: 0 Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks

Lee said that even if Comey's testimony is true, "I don't see that that amounts to obstruction". "He's a leaker." The president added that some of the things Comey said on Thursday, such as Trump asking the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director to pledge loyalty to him, "just weren't true".