Author: 0 Trump set to announce shift in USA policy toward Cuba

A Cuban official told CNN that the country is not anxious about new restrictions on cigars, because it will simply sell them elsewhere. Trump's new directives do not reinstitute the " wet foot, dry foot " policy that was ended by former President Barack Obama before leaving office earlier this year.

People Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet
Author: 0 Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

Russian Federation warned that it may treat USA -led coalition aircraft over Syria as targets following the shooting down of a Syrian government warplane, in an escalation of rhetoric between the two rivals in the Middle East conflict.

Author: 0 As Russia Probe Widens, Special Counsel Builds Up Team

The special council panel of investigators is examining allege Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, and aim to discuss with top intelligence officials, CNN reported . Mueller's plans emerged just a week after former FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump pressed him in February to ease up on an investigation into Flynn.

Author: 0 79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire

The attacks and the fire have come at a particularly hard time for Prime Minister Theresa May , who was weakened by the loss of her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election and faces arduous talks on Britain's exit from the European Union.

Author: 0 Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

He added that no such reason now exists. Speculation about whether Mueller would be removed was sparked on Monday after a friend of the president , Christopher Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax Media, said during an interview on PBS NewsHour that he thought Trump is "considering perhaps terminating the special counsel ".

Author: 0 North Korea: Diplomatic delegation 'mugged' at JFK Airport

Department of Homeland Security officers and airport police of taking a diplomatic package away from the delegation. North Korea has accused United States officials of assaulting a delegation at New York's John F. The North Korean foreign ministry said the delegates were " literally mugged " by the U.S. forces and accused them of robbing their belongings as well.

Author: 0 Scottish leader Sturgeon says election 'disastrous' for PM May

SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson was ousted by the Tories and hours later former first minister Alex Salmond lost his seat, in what has been described as the party's "Michael Portillo moment". Mr Salmond blamed a late surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour for the SNP's defeat in many seats, with the nationalists also losing John Nicolson, Mike Weir and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh.

People Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament
Author: 0 Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

I'm so happy for the nation of Pakistan who have been waiting for this for a long time". After Kohli won the toss and, surprisingly, opted to field first, Pakistan posted an imposing total of 338 for four featuring Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day worldwide hundred, an innings where he might have been run out for one and was caught off a no-ball on three.

Author: 0 Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

She also revealed that she spoken to her after her arrest. He said the charges she's facing are an insult to her and her service. She added: "I fear that there's anger from the top toward her and I fear that something bad is going to happen".

People London Police Plead for Calm after Attack at Mosque
Author: 0 London Police Plead for Calm after Attack at Mosque

The man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at the scene following the attack just after midnight on Seven Sisters Road outside the Muslim Welfare House which killed one and injured nine. "He chose the time and he chose the place and he chose his target". A 48-year old van driver, who was detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police, has been taken to hospital and will be subject to a mental health assessment.

Author: 0 Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Rosenstein's testimony comes amid public statements from Trump confidants that the American president is mulling removing Mueller from the investigation. Rosenstein is charged with Mueller's fate because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from all matters having to do with the Trump-Russia investigation.

Author: 0 UK PM May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

The force said in a statement: "The driver of the van - a man aged 48 - was found detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police in connection with the incident". "He did what he did deliberately to hit and kill as many Muslims as possible, so he is a terrorist". The author's commentary had a common theme: To her, there is a notable double standard of how people react to terror attacks carried out by Muslims as opposed to those of another religion.

People Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30
Author: 0 Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

Stay put and wait for instructions. "There was screaming, children screaming, and other residents in the block". Tensions were high Friday two days after the overnight fire gutted the huge housing block, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens missing and hundreds homeless.

Author: 0 79 now presumed to have died in London fire

I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either. It is feared many are trapped inside the blazing building as the fire broke out in the wee hours of Wednesday. Distressed women were seen hugging after the silence .

People White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured
Author: 0 White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

Three Muslim extremists who carried out the attack were killed by police. Corbyn, who is also the MP for the Finsbury Park area, was one of the first public figures to attend the scene on Monday morning, much to the delight of local residents, who have a warm relationship with him.

People U.S. shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time
Author: 0 U.S. shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time

The downing of the warplane - the first time in the six-year conflict that the us has shot down a Syrian jet - came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positions in eastern Syria in what it said was a message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States .

People Anti-Islamic law rallies held in downtown Raleigh
Author: 0 Anti-Islamic law rallies held in downtown Raleigh

He said "we're here because ACT for America planned an anti-Shariah law rally and it is a very veiled attempt at an anti-Muslim rally and we're here to oppose hate and bigotry in our community". It's a lobbyist organization that's had close ties to the Trump administration, and they've been active for a number of years passing state-level bills that target Islamic law and also refugee policies.

Author: 0 Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

A combined 53 percent of respondents said they believe Comey is either very or somewhat honest. Even though Trump was told by former FBI Director James Comey earlier this year that he was not personally under investigation, officials told the Post that changed shortly after Comey's firing.

Author: 0 Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation, Attacks DOJ

About a week after Comey was sacked last month, however, Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Mueller as a special counsel at the Justice Department to oversee the federal investigation into Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election, according to CBS News .

Author: 0 79 now believed to have died in London high-rise fire

He said it was "humbling" to attend before meeting with many members of the congregation as well as other people who turned up to speak to him. Investigators are "working establish just how many we believe are missing", Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy told reporters.

People Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Author: 0 Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

Police and firefighters were searching charred areas of the forest and isolated homes, looking for more bodies. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa flew overnight to the scene and spoke on arrival of an "unprecedented situation".

Author: 0 Mali attack: Gunfire reported at Le Campement resort

Suspected jihadists attacked the hotel resort Sunday in Mali's capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends. One of those killed was a French-Gabonese citizen, Mr Traore added. It was not immediately known how many guests were there at the time of the attack. Religious extremism in Mali once was limited to northern areas, although in recent years the jihadists have spread violence farther south.

Author: 0 US and Moscow in delicate talks on Syria tensions

On June 19, the Russian defense ministry said any US -led coalition plane flying west of the Euphrates river in Syria would be treated as a possible target. The Pentagon said Sunday a Syrian SU-22 dropped bombs on Coalition-partnered fighters near the town of Tabqah. According to the ministry, at the moment the Syrian warplane was hit by the United States fighter, Russia's Aerospace Forces were carrying out missions in Syria's airspace; "However, the coalition command did not use ...

People Pence calls hiring of counsel 'routine'
Author: 0 Pence calls hiring of counsel 'routine'

The office of the Vice President said Pence's decision to hire outside legal counsel was in keeping with his aim to "fully cooperate with any inquiries related to the Russian Federation probe". Recent moves by Vice President Mike Pence reflect the strain he's feeling amid the chaos and turmoil in the White House , The Washington Post reported .