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Macron's New Party Marching Toward Centrist Takeover of French Parliament


The conservative Republicans had 16 percent, followed by the far-right National Front with 14 percent. Turnout was much lower than in previous years, down to 48.7 per cent from 57.2 per cent in 2012. French President Emmanuel Macron greets supporters after having voted in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in Le Touquet, France, June 11, 2017. Read More »

Trump lawyer: US President not under investigation in Russia probe

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to oversee the FBI investigation into Russian election interference, including any potential links between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, in May. Sekulow pointed to testimony Comey gave to the Senate Intelligence Committee, in which he declared that there was no investigation of Trump under way when he was sacked. Read More »

Lawyer says Trump not under investigation


The reason I ask you this is the memo that was written, the rationale by the deputy attorney general, did not discuss Russian Federation. Nearly everybody else does. "But you don't know that he's not under investigation , right?" If Rosenstein were to recuse himself , the responsibility of overseeing the special counsel would fall to the department's third-highest-ranking official, Rachel Lee Brand, who was confirmed a month ago to be associate attorney general. Read More »

President Trump is not under investigation by special counsel, attorney says

The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in Russia's election-related hacking. Mueller serves at the will and pleasure of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed him to head the inquiry. The White House initially said the memo was critical to the decision, but Mr Trump later later said it was irrelevant, because he'd made up his ... Read More »

Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

Rosenstein had written a scathing memo criticizing Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, which the White House initially cited as the impetus for Comey's ouster. Inevitably, it will be forgotten that there was no evidence of the collusion, of the bribery for the collusion, or of the money laundering for the bribery for the collusion - i.e., no evidence supporting the rationale for the fishing expedition. Read More »

FBI Investigates Anti-Trump Gunman Who Shot 4 People at Virginia Ballpark


The FBI released the identity yesterday of the man who fired shots at the Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA that left Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) critically injured . The YMCA said that Hodgkinson had canceled his membership on Tuesday, and said he was moving. The former inspector's social media accounts showed passionate support for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and anger toward President Donald Trump and the Republican party in general. Read More »

Anti-Putin Leader Arrested Before Daylong Protests Across Russia

The mood changed dramatically at 2:05 p.m. when police moved towards the protesters, who were standing with unfolded posters loudly singing the Russian national anthem. Mr Navalny was jailed in March after he organised massive anti-government protests across Russian Federation. Attendees chanted phrases including "Russia without Putin", "Putin is a thief", and "we deserve an honest Russia". Read More »

Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli

Earlier also, several times chaos has been witnessed in this area after India-Pakistan match, but this is the first time when the government has imposed restriction in the area. 114 Zaman's score, the fourth-highest by a Pakistan batsman in a World Cup or Champions Trophy game, and the first hundred for Pakistan in the final of these tournaments. Read More »

Brooks Koepka lifts maiden major title at US Open

Fleetwood, who was hoping to follow in the footsteps of 1970 victor Tony Jacklin and 2013 champion Justin Rose , held a share of second place on 11 under par alongside Americans Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas . He bogeyed the 12th and 13th holes. Justin Thomas, who fired a record 63 on Saturday, and Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood are at 11 under. "So it was pretty cool to get that, and to play well today on top of it was extra special". Read More »

Wife of man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise speaks out


The surgeon said there were hundreds of bullet fragments in Mr Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point". He said Hodgkinson brought powdered donuts and cookies and pastries into the YMCA, "like he was trying to become friends with other members", he recalled. Read More »

Building materials in London fire under scrutiny

A six-year-old boy has gone to the site of the Grenfell Tower fire to donate his pocket money, saying he felt "sad" for the people who had lived there. "It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood", Elizabeth said in a message on her official birthday. In a statement from the group, which is comprised of victims, residents, community leaders and volunteers, they criticised Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation for its reaction to the disaster. Read More »

Special prosecutor 'investigating business dealings of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner'

The second, the official continued, is into whether if any potential offences were committed, Mr Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them. "They're the ones we are not winning in", he said at the Mid-Winter Ball. "He's driving this", the White House official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss West Wing internal deliberations. Read More »

Pakistan Beat India To Win ICC Champions Trophy


Earlier, put in to bat, Pakistan put on board 338 for 4 in the stipulated 50 overs. But Kohli (5), the big match player did not get going, along with Rohit Sharma (0) and Shikhar Dhawan (21), and the defending never came back into the game after that. Read More »

Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions


Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. The plan calls for strengthening current sanctions and imposing new ones on corrupt Russian actors , those involved in human rights abuses and those supplying weapons to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Read More »

Pakistan's path to Champions Trophy glory

The classic in-swinger accounted for Rohit Sharma , who was lbw to Amir's third ball. Fakhar responded with two overs of circumspection and then two more with brought him three fours and two sixes as he suddenly put his foot down against India's two specialist spinners on his way to a century which was brought up when he swept Ravi Ashwin ferociously to the fence again. Read More »

Here are the Southern Californians playing in the charity congressional baseball game


Jack Sava , the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said Friday. The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. On Thursday night Scalise was honored at the annual congressional baseball game at Nationals Stadium, where a record crowd showed up. Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika , who now works for Tyson Foods in its Washington office. Read More »

Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console


The Xbox One X isn't exactly the first console to be sold at a loss: every PS4 makes a loss in hardware terms. A game with this badge can output in 4K, either natively or through the use of checkerboarding or dynamic resolution. Microsoft introduced to the gaming world its latest addition to the Xbox One console family. The company also announced 42 new titles at the E3 event which will be compatible with all the existing Xbox models but will work the "best" with Xbox One X , ... Read More »

Trump attorney says president not under investigation

Why do media reports paint a dramatically different picture? James Comey was, as head of the FBI , leading an investigation into a number of Trump's associates. " Witch Hunt ", the president wrote on Twitter . Those are the prongs of the investigation - that we know of. It is simply some people's opinion that Trump overstepped the bounds of propriety in the conversation. Read More »

Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation


But Mueller, operating in private practice when his friend Comey was dismissed , was definitely not the "the man who told [Trump] to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director". Preet Bharara, the former US attorney in Manhattan, responded to Rosenstein's statement by tweeting: "Where is Rod Rosenstein's overdue statement responding to the President's repeated attacks on his appointment of Robert Mueller? ". Read More »

Cosby's team attacks judge likely to retry him in sex case

The alleged assault that sparked the charges took place in early 2004 after Cosby invited Constand to his home in Elkins Park, just outside Philadelphia, to discuss her career plans. But they did not ask to rehear Valliere's remarks or the testimony of the other prosecution expert witness, a toxicologist who said that Benadryl - the allergy medication Cosby says he gave Constand on the night of their sexual encounter - has been used by rapists, in other cases, to make victims sleepy and unable ... Read More »

Sony's Ryan on Switch, Xbox One X, and defending Europe

That is probably why we have seen consoles such as PS4 Pro , Nintendo Switch , and Xbox One X in a very short time. Maybe you wait a few weeks (if that's possible) or until after the console arrives on shelves in November. When Microsoft unleashed the Xbox One to take on the PS4, there was one glaring problem even their most dedicate fans couldn't ignore...the price. Read More »

Wife saw no sign gunman planned violence


At this time , there is no evidence the suspect obtained the weapons illegally. President Trump said we should unite on this, and he's right. And that vehicle was parked across from the scene of the shooting . And so there are a lot of GOP voters, and this county is really surrounded by Trump country. "Looking back with 20/20 hindsight, I can see how the guy was troubled, but at the time I thought he was working", Brennwald said. Read More »

London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire

I watched the flames". However, May retracted the pledge on Saturday night, said that the residents would be found homes in the same borough or neighboring ones. Two government ministers - Treasury chief Philip Hammond and Trade Minister Greg Hands - said Sunday the cladding used on the building's exterior seems to be banned by British regulations. Read More »

Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

Castile told him that he had a gun, and the officer - rather than asking for his carry permit, or asking where the gun was, or asking to see Castile's hands - just says, "Don't reach for it then". Officers say that four of the protestors didn't comply and they were arrested. July 10: The governor condemns the shutdown of I-94 as "unlawful and extremely risky". Read More »

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story'


President Donald Trump has just officially admitted he is under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice . However, The Washington Post report on Wednesday said that changed shortly after Mr Comey's firing . In response to the news, Mark Corallo, spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said in a statement , "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable, and illegal". Read More »

Trump Not Under Investigation for Obstruction, Lawyer Tells NBC

He cited the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has recused himself from the Russian Federation inquiry, and his deputy Rosenstein. That's the the long-established practice of the Justice Department". King said the "collusion, the cooperation aspect of the investigation is not over". Read More »

Blumenthal to host 'emergency hearing' on health care overhaul


The situation has obviously riled Democrats , who remember critics urging them to "read the bill" even after months of hearings and public discussion. Alienating any of them could make approving the measure trickier for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., who's been hoping for a vote before Congress' July 4 recess. Read More »

Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade


Trump's partial reversal of Obama's opening to Cuba impacts USA companies doing business with companies affiliated with the Cuban military and US tourism to the island. Many government officials and their supporters saw the Obama policy as an attempt to lull Cuba into complacency and undermine the foundations of a communist system based in part of near-total control of virtually every aspect of society, from animal-rights groups to the film industry. Read More »

Carrasco shines, Encarnacion homers, Indians beat Twins 8-1


Kyle Gibson (4-5) worked around trouble in six innings for Minnesota. PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jake Arrieta remains winless in his last five starts for the Chicago Cubs, although he did manage a home run in their 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh. Clevinger spent a month with the Indians with a record of 2-3 and a 4.09 ERA. That could be a challenge against the Indians, as the Twins are 2-4 against them so far in 2017 . Read More »

58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police

Firefighters using drones and sniffer dogs continued to search the burned-out housing block, that looms over the low-income community in west London on Friday. Cundy said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately". Survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze are being given just £10 to live on by the council, a volunteer has said . Read More »

Moreno snatches Confederations Cup draw at death for Mexico

Portugal won 1-0 in a friendly in their previous meeting in June 2014, while Mexico's Rafael Marquez is a survivor from his team's 2-1 loss to Portugal in the group stages of the 2006 World Cup in Germany . A source claims Ronaldo "feels great indignation" with all the conjecture about his tax affairs and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations - which he contests - and has made a decision to leave Spain . Read More »