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Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets
- June 18, 2017

Though Rosenstein did not explain what prompted the statement, many political observers connected it to recent reports that special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the DOJ investigation into Russian election meddling, is also investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. (more...)
Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue
- June 18, 2017

The disclosure also shows Trump earned almost $20 million from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. This figure was Dollars 7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure filing in May 2016. Mr Trump still owes more than $100 million to Deutsche Bank and a similar amount to a New York-based real estate investment trust. He had roughly US$20 million in income from his Washington hotel, which opened just down the street from the White House a year ago. (more...)
Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller
- June 18, 2017

Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. "The president did this to himself", that official added. Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy made the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe. (more...)
Anti-Kremlin protesters fill Russian streets, Putin critic Navalny jailed Anti-Kremlin protesters fill Russian streets, Putin critic Navalny jailed
- June 18, 2017

Denber, who was in Moscow during the March protests, described the response from Russian authorities during both events as "concerning" and pointed to a recent HRW report that warned that students and children were being targeted in a massive campaign to discourage activism . (more...)
Russia prepares for World Cup stress test in Confederations Cup Russia prepares for World Cup stress test in Confederations Cup
- June 18, 2017

Fedor Smolov celebrates scoring Russia's second goal. Russia's Denis Glushakov, top, chips the ball over New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic to score the opening goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russian Federation and New Zealand, at the St.Petersburg st. (more...)
List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
- June 18, 2017

Contacted by AL.com on Friday, Brooks said he has been told to refer all questions to the Capitol Police for comment. Both Duncan and Brooks attended Wednesday's baseball practice. He was also a volunterr for Sen. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", Hodgkinson wrote in a March 22 post . He spewed left-wing talking points on Facebook, consistently railing against Republicans and the wealthy. (more...)
Killing of Kashmiri policemen a cowardly act: Jaitley Killing of Kashmiri policemen a cowardly act: Jaitley
- June 18, 2017

The modus operandi for the militants took a swift turn after Former Hizb Commander Zakir posted various videos warning the policemen to desist from anti-militant activities and calling them "collaborators" and threatening them with dire consequences if they did not give up targeting the militants. (more...)
Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions
- June 18, 2017

President Donald Trump on Friday took a break from taking shots at the federal probe into whether he attempted to obstruct justice to tout a new poll showing his approval rating among Americans is 50 percent. This is one of several stories on the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll . In the last week, the news for Trump has not been any better or worse than in a prior week. (more...)
Commission on Civil Rights to probe Trump administration enforce
- June 18, 2017

The department has also proposed cutting more than 40 positions in the civil-rights office. In the Department of Education , the commission says the proposed budget and staffing cuts in the Office for Civil Rights will affect those filing complaints based on sex, race, and other specially protected class categories. (more...)
North Korea 'fires multiple missiles' - days after United Nations sanctions
- June 18, 2017

North Korea fired several anti-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, drawing condemnation from South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Moon hit back later in the day by cautioning that "they will lose their opportunities for development", according to his presidential spokesman. (more...)
Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader
- June 18, 2017

The notion was dismissed by senior White House aides later Monday evening, who said that Ruddy does not speak for the president. "Mr. Ruddy never spoke to the president regarding this issue", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement. (more...)
Xi snubs Sharif in Astana over China duo's killing in Pakistan Xi snubs Sharif in Astana over China duo's killing in Pakistan
- June 18, 2017

He said concerted efforts are required to find a solution to recruitment, training and financing of terrorists. PM Modi also expressed his gratitude towards the other member countries that supported India's membership to SCO. He said energy, education, transport, agriculture, security, development and trade would be the top drivers in India's ties with the SCO. The SCO, headquartered in Beijing , was founded in 2001 and comprises China , Russia , Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan ... (more...)
Timing of Qatar F-15 deal more procedural than political Timing of Qatar F-15 deal more procedural than political
- June 18, 2017

Congress a year ago approved the sale of as many as 72 F-15s in an agreement valued at as much as US$21 billion, providing authorisation for the deal that was completed on Wednesday. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, on a Gulf tour trying to help broker an end to the crisis, defended the deal. May's office said she spoke with the kings of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and the emir of Qatar on Thursday evening. (more...)
AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller
- June 18, 2017

He said that while they "could be lying to me", he didn't think so. "While the president has every right to" fire Mr. Mueller, "he has no intention to do so", the White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Tuesday after a day of speculation over Mr. (more...)
Trump expresses more frustration over Russian Federation investigation Trump expresses more frustration over Russian Federation investigation
- June 18, 2017

Trump tweeted Thursday afternoon. Critics of the president say Trump inappropriately intervened in the FBI's investigation into fired White House national security adviser Michael Flynn by telling now-fired FBI Director James Comey , "I hope you can let this go". (more...)
Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him
- June 18, 2017

He also assailed the integrity of the Justice Department official overseeing the investigation . Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he is being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , describing the probe as a "witch hunt". (more...)
Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday
- June 18, 2017

Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. So far, Mr Trump has only directed his criticism at former FBI Director James Comey . The White House has said that U.S. President Donald Trump has "no intention" of firing special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election. (more...)
Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top
- June 18, 2017

The Cavaliers will be searching for answers in the off-season after being dethroned, the Warriors avenging last year's loss when they squandered a 3-1 finals lead. She said 'look at me, boy, look at... boy!' - Yo momma was about to spank yo ass. You learn from your disappointing times. It makes the latest crown much different than the 2015 title, the first in 40 years for the club and in the careers of most of the players. (more...)
Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for several counties in the Mid
- June 18, 2017

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Hamilton area. The thunderstorms moving through the area are expected to produce one to three inches over the next three hours. You can see the latest radar for the region here. The primary risk will be strong winds and large hail, although an isolated tornado is also possible. (more...)
Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open
- June 18, 2017

After four successive defeats to Son Wan Ho , K Srikanth finally found a way to beat the world number one Korean and attributed it to his consistency during the crucial points. The errors started to flow for Srikanth as Son won 11 of the last 12 points in the second game. This is the fourth Super Series final for Srikanth, who had reached the summit clash in Singapore in April and won the China Open in 2004 and India Open in 2015. (more...)