Author: 0 At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough

Democrats on the committee grew frustrated as Sessions continually refused to answer the questions put to him. "David Ignatius would never get a manuscript accepted, he would never become a " New York Times " bestseller if the plot line was a sitting United States senator and a Russian ambassador are colluding in front of hundreds of people at a hotel, including the media, to pull off the greatest caper in the history of espionage", said Cotton, pointing out Ignatius as a panelist on ...

Author: 0 You're making me nervous: Jeff Sessions to Senator Kamala Harris

The Attorney General said that if Harris didn't allow him to fully answer her question "you'll accuse me of lying". There are none. I can tell you that for absolute certainty. But under questioning, Sessions acknowledged that Trump's campaign foreign policy advisers "never functioned as a coherent team" and there were members of that group he never met.

Author: 0 Up to 17 dead in Somali bomb and hostage attack

Police said at least nine people had been killed and several wounded. He said heavy gunfire was heard. This version corrects the name of the restaurant to Pizza House . A suicide auto bomber has attacked a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu , killing at least nine people, officials and witnesses say. The restaurant is just meters away from another one, Posh Treats, that is frequented by the city's elite.

Author: 0 What's next in the legal fight over the travel ban

Judges with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday to uphold an injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban. Unlike the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which shot down the President's revised travel ban on constitutional grounds last month, the Ninth Circuit was persuaded by statutory claims under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act.

Author: 0 Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack

The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex where Republican lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m. He was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery and was listed in critical condition . "Prior to entering surgery, the whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", the statement said.

Author: 0 No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP

She told a meeting of backbenchers that she had got the party into "this mess" by calling the snap election and now "I'll get us out of it". "Our manifesto set out a roadmap for improving economic conditions and I want to deliver on that", the re-elected MP said.

Author: 0 'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off

Corbyn, 68, may not have dislodged May in the polls but the Labour Party's strong showing prompted him to demand her resignation, saying she "lost votes, lost support and lost confidence" of the people. To retain her role as Prime Minister, May moved quickly announcing her intention to pursue a partnership with the DUP, a small party from Northern Ireland known for pursuing a more socially conservative agenda than the Tories.

People Call for high-rise audit after London blaze
Author: 0 Call for high-rise audit after London blaze

Emergency services battled throughout the day to put the fire out but late into Wednesday the blackened husk of the building, where up to 600 people are believed to have lived, continued to glow orange because of the flames inside. London's Metropolitan Police say 12 people have died in the devastating fire that engulfed a west London apartment block. "People were up...

People Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Author: 0 Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March after revelations that he had failed to disclose two meetings previous year with Russia's ambassador to Washington , Sergei Kislyak. John McCain chairs that committee and he had a few simple questions during Tuesday's hearing about Sessions' Kislyak meetings and all the important Russia-related security issues the two discussed.

People London attack: Australia confirms death of two citizens
Author: 0 London attack: Australia confirms death of two citizens

The identity of the second victim remains unknown as the Australian Government awaits official confirmation from United Kingdom authorities to notify the family. HSBC bank worker Ignacio Echeverría, 39, from Madrid, is also missing after using a skateboard to defend a woman being attacked. He would not divulge details and it's not known if one of them is Ms Zelenak.

People Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

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.

People 27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse
Author: 0 27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

Flames tore through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in north Kensington overnight, leaving people trapped on upper floors - some holding babies out of windows and others jumping from their flats. The London Ambulance Service said it has sent more than 20 ambulance crews and other responders, and that 50 people have been taken to five hospitals.

Author: 0 Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

Both the House and Senate Intelligence committees have issued subpoenas for Flynn's testimony and documents from his businesses. The issue will be front and centre this week in Washington , where former FBI Director James Comey is due to testify on whether Trump tried to get him to back off an investigation into alleged ties between Trump's election campaign and Moscow .

Author: 0 Putin: Hardly anything changes with each new USA president

That position will have a response from Russian Federation and will open a new phase in the arms race, the statesman noted. "It may be [rough]... but it will be effective". "Iran has abandoned all nuclear military weapons programs". According to Putin , presidents in the United States change, but their policy remains intact.

Author: 0 Steve Scalise, Republican congressman, shot at Virginia ballpark

Two of the five were Capitol Police who were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with the shooter . Trump, whose 71st birthday was Wednesday, was informed of the shooting minutes after it occurred. Meanwhile, Loudermilk rushed to Mika, who had been shot multiple times. "I wish all the victims a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing my former House colleagues, Congressional staffers and Capitol Police officers back on the Hill soon", her statement continued.

Author: 0 Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history.

Author: 0 Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution of the US describes the Emoluments Clause in the following manner. The emoluments clause states that an officeholder can not accept, without the consent of Congress , "any present, emolument , office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state ".

People Queensland woman hospitalised after kidnapping
Author: 0 Queensland woman hospitalised after kidnapping

In attempts to locate the pair, road blocks had been set up and the Kuranda Range closed to traffic in both directions at around 6:30pm, The Cairns Post reports , as police followed a black Holden Commodore from the Tablelands. Earlier on Wednesday, Acting Inspector Gooiker said her housemates had not heard any disturbances overnight and called police when they realised she was missing.

People Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids
Author: 0 Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids

The accused however are not connected to the 1 June attack in the United Kingdom capital that left eight people dead, the police said on Thursday. Butt, who was born in Pakistan and moved to Britain as a child, had worked in 2015 in the office at Auriga Holdings Ltd, which manages some Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises in Britain.

Author: 0 North Korea releases jailed American student Otto Warmbier

Rodman , in an interview with CNN before landing in North Korea, said he was "trying to accomplish something we both need", referring to himself and the Trump administration. The last instruction the president left Tillerson was: "Take care of Otto", the official said. The State Department continues discussions with North Korea over three other Americans being detained in North Korea.

People Death toll rises to 12 in London blaze
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 12 in London blaze

I believe they thought they could contain the fire at first. The group claimed access to the building was "severely restricted" for emergency services and other vehicles and that residents were advised to stay in their flats in case of fire.

Author: 0 Ryan on House floor after congressman shooting: 'We are one family.'

Ryan thanked the first responders and the Alexandria, Va. Police Department, and accentuated his respect for the Capitol Hill Police. One was being treated, and one was about to go into surgery. And we will have the chance to hold up their heroism. I rise to join the distinguished speaker in paying tribute to the courageous men and women of the Capitol Police force, and also, in sadness, for the assault that was made on our colleagues and members of the staff.