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Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances, Washington Post reports

And a person familiar with Trump's thinking said Tuesday morning that it's "unlikely" the President will fire Mueller, but conceded that it's often hard to predict Trump's behavior. On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Mueller was investigating if Trump obstructed justice when he fired Comey. Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and the panel's ranking Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, have been hammering out an agreement for the scope of their investigation, which is beginning ... Read More »

Darjeeling shutdown continues, Rajnath Singh appeals GJM to resolve issues through dialogues


As per the report, the commandant belonged to the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB), and he had his throat slit when he attempted to prevent protesters from setting police vehicles on fire in front of the police outpost in Singmari. "Not a single bullet was sacked, It was the GJM which was firing at us", he said. "Gunshots came from the other side", Sharma said. "We asked them to go back but they started throwing stones, bottles and petrol bombs. Read More »

Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'

Although Rosenstein is the lead justice department official in the case (after attorney general Jeff Sessions recused himself because he is himself under the lens for Russian Federation contacts), the legal rationale he cited for the Comey firing was his sloppy handling of the Hillary email server case. Read More »

May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory seats


While the Conservative party came first, it lost its parliamentary majority, and is now set to secure the support of Northern Ireland´s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and its 10 seats to push it over the line. May confirmed she meant to start talks with the Europeans on June 19 as planned , promising to "get to work". Instead, she risked an ignominious exit after just 11 months in the post, which would be the shortest tenure of any prime minister for nearly a century. Read More »

Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

The members of that group celebrated Hodgkinson's mass assassination . "We have to, I think, understand that words have consequences". "I'm sorry that he did this", she added. "I just don't know what to tell you people ". James Tom Hodgkinson was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois , one of three children. His Facebook page shows he was a fan of Vermont Sen. Read More »

EU Commissioner: EU to Be 'Amicable, Firm' with United Kingdom in Brexit Talks


Earlier, Ms Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". Johnson called on people to look at the more distant future. Opponents describe that as a "hard Brexit ". He pointed to comments made by Chancellor Philip Hammond that Brexit meant the United Kingdom would definitely be leaving the single market and customs union. Read More »

Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress


It came the morning after Scalise was honored at the charity baseball game where he was supposed to play second base for the House Republican team. A huge ovation swept the park when Special Agent David Bailey , one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack, threw out the first pitch . Read More »

Trump not under investigation in Russian interference in US election, says lawyer


But America's laws today are a web in which even the most innocuous citizen can get tangled-a citizen who has business dealings with figures as corrupt as many Russian businessmen and officials tend to be is nearly certainly open to prosecution on one technicality or another, as is anyone who talks to federal investigators and tells even the smallest of lies. Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed thrilled with epic turnaround

He has gone past 72 by Imran Khan in 1992 World Cup final. No worldwide team have been visiting Pakistan since 2009 and Pakistan are forced to play their games overseas. But just when it seemed that he was blazing towards a first worldwide century, he was run out after a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja. By the time Pandya was run out in the 27th over following a frightful mix-up, the match was as good as done and dusted. Read More »

Hot and Muggy Day, Storms Arrive Tonight


There is a disturbance trying to develop in the southern Gulf of Mexico. A cold front is expected to move in from the west Tuesday and stall across the Carolinas. Skies are partly cloudy, and it's a bit breezy. Afternoon showers/storms possible. Highs in mid 80s. WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 73. Lingering showers and rumbles of thunder will begin to diminish by mid-morning. Read More »

Confederations Cup Report: Portugal 2 - 2 Mexico

Javier Hernandez levelled for Mexico shortly before half-time although Cedric Soares looked to have earned Portugal victory four minutes from time . They are also the more offensive teams and the ones likely to score plenty of goals, so there is tremendous interest for this fixture. It was the first use of the VAR system at the Confederations Cup . Read More »

DUP will support Conservative's Queen's Speech

Asked about the political rollercoaster which has seen her removed from office as first minister then become the Kingmaker at Westminster, Mrs Foster said she had been kept going by the support of ordinary people. The DUP are a far-right Christian party founded by Protestant preacher Ian Paisley in 1971. Theresa May called a snap election in April , however a shock result on June 8 left he party without the majority. Read More »

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

They will hold more than seven hours of official talks. The first day of formal Brexit negotiations follows "talks about talks" between Commission officials and British civil servants last week. With May still hammering out the details of a post-election deal to stay in power with the support of a small Northern Irish party, there are fears of a disorderly exit that would weaken the West, imperil Britain's $2.5 trillion economy and undermine London's position as the only financial ... Read More »

Afghanistan should improve security instead of blaming Pakistan: Lodhi

As the doctors tried to dress wounds of patients recovering from a awful bomb blast, an anti-government protest raged outside the surgical center in Kabul's diplomatic zone. He listed acceptance of the Constitution, continuity of reforms for educating and advancing the rights of women and a renunciation of violence as the preconditions for negotiations with the Taliban. Read More »

Dems best GOP in annual charity ballgame in wake of shooting rampage


Scott Applewhite, File). Lewis led a House floor Democratic sit-in past year when Republicans refused to consider gun control legislation. The game was dedicated to Scalise and the other victims of the shooting . He added that Scalise "will be able to walk and, hopefully, run". The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago. Read More »

Trump confirms he is 'being investigated' for Comey firing

The newspaper said the information came from officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. ABC was the first to report the news . "The way the director handled the conclusion of the email investigation was wrong", Rosenstein wrote , failing to acknowledge the fact Trump cheered Comey's inquiry of Clinton on during the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

With the bat in hand, India found themselves under early pressure after losing both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma for just 6 runs. He shared a fluent century opening partnership with Azhar Ali (59), the pair unleashing a barrage of crisp attacking strokes all around a sun-kissed ground. Read More »

Senate Passes Russia Sanctions Amendment


Bernie Sanders. Sanders says he's anxious the legislation , which also includes sanctions against Iran, could hurt the Iranian nuclear deal. If passed, the new Russian Federation provisions would make it more hard for Trump to relax sanctions against the country. Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan Thrash India To Become Champions


As the pressure rose, the skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed, played an inspirational innings to put his team through to the semi-final stage. After a 120-run loss to India at Edgbaston in the qualifying round, they went on to beat Sri Lanka, South Africa, England and then India in the final. Read More »

Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup

On the 21st minute there was a historic event in the history of football - the main referee Nestor Supply canceled goal Pepe , after consultation with videoassistance. He scored the goal, which was largely down to Ronaldo, but his cool head made the chance exceptionally easy. Fernando Santos does count with a very talented squad with the attack being the focal point of the team. Read More »

American Brooks Koepka wins US Open

Henderson won twice a year ago, taking the KPMG Women's PGA Championship for her first major, and successfully defending her title in the Cambia Portland Classic. Erin Hills made its debut as a U.S. Open course Thursday with a most gracious welcome for Rickie Fowler , who matched the record to par in the opening round with a 7-under 65 on the longest course in major championship history. Read More »

United Kingdom government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire


Anger swelled, meanwhile, as survivors and others pressed for answers on whether inadequate safety systems or substandard construction material could have contributed to the blaze. "We owe that to the families". "The package of support I'm announcing today is to give the victims the immediate support they need to care for themselves and for loved ones". Read More »

After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like?

Excluding debt, the deal is valued at $13.39 billion. Whole Foods , a pioneer in natural and organic products, has 456 stores, which young, high-end shoppers flock to. fell 4.7 percent to $75.24, and Target shares dropped 5.1 percent to $52.61, signaling fears that Amazon could reduce Whole Foods' prices and broaden its product mix. Read More »

Minute's silence announced over Grenfell Tower disaster


Earlier, Queen Elizabeth II visited a relief center for victims, and spoke to residents and members of the emergency services. "This should not be happening in the United Kingdom, this should never happen". Many wept openly as candles illuminated the road outside the Latymer Christian Centre, yards from the site of the blaze. He says it may be necessary for numerous outmoded tower blocks built in the 1970s to be demolished because of safety concerns. Read More »

Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Robert Mueller

Legal experts say the president still has authority to fire Mueller , who was appointed to investigate Russia's meddling in last year's presidential election , even though the special-counsel statute that existed when the Watergate cover-up was being investigated was changed after the long investigation of the Clinton presidency. Read More »

Trump attorney: President not 'under investigation for obstruction'

And while Sekulow and others, understandably, want to keep the focus on narrow legal questions, the greatest danger for Trump lies not in the realm of the courts, but in the world of politics. Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee last Tuesday, Sessions said that while "it appears " that Russian officials sought to influence the USA electoral process, his knowledge of the matter was confined to "what I read in the paper". Read More »

London fire: Protests held as fire anger increases


Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed. British Labour MP David Lammy called for arrests to be made over what he labelled " corporate manslaughter ", lambasting Britain's public housing crisis which he says has left towers like Grenfell in appalling condition. Read More »

Death toll from London inferno rises to 58


Late Sunday, the Metropolitan Police released three photos from inside Grenfell Tower , which showed in close detail how the fire charred the 24-story building that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments. The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very somber mood" on what is normally a day of celebration. "We are here today because you must look at that building with tears streaming down your face", one woman told the group as they neared the foot of the tower. Read More »

London towering inferno toll set to rise

The fire forced residents to flee through black smoke down the single stairwell, jump out of windows or even drop their children from the 120-apartment building. They made images public to give people an idea of the scale of the challenge they are facing as they now try to identify victims. They paid their respects before the start of the annual Trooping the Color procession that marks the observance of the queen's birthday. Read More »