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Comey hearing's bottom line: We can't trust Trump

I will tell you about it over a very short period of time", Trump said, twice declining to elaborate. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100%". But the self-imposed silence didn't last. "What we're talking about is a sitting president of the United States and whether the administration took an action to fire the FBI director in a historic way because of a desire to take the pressure off the Russian Federation investigation", he told CNN . Read More »

Tropical Storm Warning issued as Cindy looms

Forecasters said the system is expected to make landfall on Thursday over southeastern Texas or southwestern Louisiana . Tropical Storm Cindy is south of Louisiana and moving northwest in the Gulf of Mexico. John Bel Edwards, like his Alabama counterpart a day earlier, declared a state of emergency Wednesday as risky flash-flooding remained a threat. Read More »

Adele brings cake to Grenfell Tower firefighters in London


Grenfell Action Group has warned the building's owners and authorities about the risk of fire since 2013. Prestwich councillor Eamonn O'Brien said the meeting was "very constructive". Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. "We realise how devastating this situation is for the homeless victims of fire some of whom who have also lost family members and others who are seriously injured". Read More »

The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

And what we may be witnessing now are the opening shots of its next phase - the battle for control of the territory and population liberated by the fall of Raqqa and the death of the ISIS "caliphate". For Turkish President Erdogan looks on our Kurdish allies in Syria as Kurdish allies of the terrorist PKK inside his own country. Syria's government is not involved in the operation and is instead looking further east to the largely IS-held oil-rich province of Deir Ezzor. Read More »

Uganda, UN seek $8 billion for South Sudanese refugees

The rest had fled their native countries, with that figure broken down into 22.5 million refugees and 2.8 million people "seeking asylum". There are more than 20 million more displaced people in the world today than just five years ago, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) chief Jan Egeland said Monday. Read More »

Donald Trump had the worst week in Washington


New allegations that President Trump is likely under investigation for obstruction of justice has the hot-headed world leader seething, and his reaction makes it clear that this time there might a real chance for charges. law firm. In fact, it's quite possible that news of the investigation was leaked in response to stories of Mueller being in danger. He says that President Donald Trump , Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and Democratic lawmakers should not be presuming an ... Read More »

Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for United States student held by North Korea

When asked if he thought the last administration could've done more to bring back his son, Fred Warmbier said, "The results speak for themselves". "Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Do you agree that Obama is responsible for the fate of Otto Warmbier? Tensions between the USA and North Korea have been at an all time high since Trump was sworn into office. Read More »

Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for U.S. student held by North Korea

In meetings at the State Department involving USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs, North Korea was to get "top billing", according to Susan Thornton , the senior US diplomat for East Asia. He was medically evacuated and arrived home in Cincinnati for treatment last week. Once days or weeks had passed, though, if the injury were severe, it is likely that the damage was done, some said. Read More »

Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates


A U.S. jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say. Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Iran also supports, while the USA -led coalition is aligned with groups that oppose the Assad regime and ISIS . Read More »

Republican Handel wins Georgia House election - KVOA | | Tucson, Arizona


With mid-term elections looming next year, the pressing question for Republicans is whether support for the President will help or hinder their chances of re-election. But he later shifted to focus on local concerns to match his Republican rival Karen Handel , a former secretary of state who argued the vote was a local issue and unrelated to Trump's presidency. Read More »

Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump


And as Nate Silver noted in late May, the quality of Trump's support has declined along with its quantity. "I think we have done a very good job of not just providing opportunities here at a daily briefing, but also making ourselves available as a staff nearly 20, 24 hours a day when it comes down to it", Spicer said. Read More »

Jon Ossoff defeated in crucial Georgia congressional race

Karen Handel delivered a victory speech after defeating Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff in the Georgia special Congressional election. She also noted throughout the campaign that she's lived in the district for 25 years, unlike Ossoff , who grew up in the district but lives in Atlanta, a few miles south of the 6th District's southern border. Read More »

Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy


Harris will monitor the storms from a multi-camera system to keep tabs on which areas are flooded and may have damage. Beaumont residents can also register for Emergency by calling 311. On Tuesday , Governor Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency for all of Alabama , putting state emergency management agencies on alert from Mobile to Huntsville. Read More »

Slain Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted, police say

Magid thanked the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and Fairfax County Police Department for their swift work in arresting suspect Darwin Martinez Torres . The girl's father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston, said he doesn't understand how this could have happened because his daughter was a friend to everyone. Read More »

U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria


A USA jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say. Australia has suspended all air operations over Syria in the wake of US forces downing a Syrian jet and a warning from Russian Federation that USA -led coalition planes are now targets for its forces in parts of the country. Read More »

London firefighters post pictures of meeting with Adele


Demonstrators hold a banner demanding justice for the victims of the recent deadly fire at Grenfell Tower apartment block as they march towards parliament in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. Cundy told reporters the "awful reality" was that it might not be possible to identify all the victims. English pop singer Adele is warming hearts after she took time out of her busy schedule to drop off some cake for the Grenfall Tower firefighters. Read More »

Ultra-Powerful Xbox One X Unveiled

In addition to a more powerful GPU, the Xbox One X offers higher bandwidth compared to the PlayStation 4 Pro . Remarkably, the new Xbox One X is not only more powerful but also smaller than the existing Xbox One S , which was already 40% smaller than the original Xbox One console launched in 2015. Read More »

Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russian Federation probe


Cullen, reached by CNN's Kevin Bohn, Cullen said he had nothing to add beyond the official statement. Pence will no doubt be the first of many people close to Trump to hire outside counsel. As the head of the transition team, Pence is a key figure in at least the Mike Flynn part of the Russian Federation scandal. A number of Pence advisers and staff worked out of Trump Tower during the transition - and are now anxious about being dragged into legal issues. Read More »

U.S. jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

The previous Conservative government first deployed Aurora surveillance planes, a Polaris air-to-air refueller and six CF-18 fighter jets to participate in the US -led air campaign against ISIL in October 2014. Tuesday's encounter is the latest development in what's become an increasingly hostile standoff between the USA military and the various forces supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's fight to stay in power. Read More »

Supreme Court Sides With The Slants In Landmark Trademark Case


All the band members are Asian-Americans and believed that by taking that slur as the name of their group, they could "reclaim" the term. What Alito meant was that the government couldn't legitimately claim that the denial of a trademark registration for the band named " The Slants " was neutral with respect to viewpoints because it targets offense against anyone at all . Read More »

Darjeeling: GJM indefinite strike continues, heavy security deployed

She said such terrorist organisations were abetting the violence in the region. "There is a terrorist brain behind this hooliganism". I am told there is a connection with underground insurgents from the northeast India . "The movement for Gorkhaland will be intensified". I request them again not to continue agitating behind a veil of false allegations. "Tourists may face problems", said Bimal Gurung . Read More »

Jaguar tease E-Pace SUV


Like that larger stablemate, the E-Pace will feature a choice of several gas and diesel Ingenium engines. And considering the latter has outsold in its first year of sales every other Jaguar line, we're pretty sure the E-Pace is a sure success. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Mexico are making their seventh appearance in the Confederations Cup . Yet for all their probing, Mexico struggled to find openings against a resolute Portugal back line early on. We must be ready for them". Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Mexico's Carlos Vela jump for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017 . Read More »

Team Opposition Shrinks Ahead of Meeting To Pick Candidate for President

Mr Kumar's decision to back Ram Nath Kovind , the candidate picked by the Narendra Modi government for President, thus came as a big blow for opposition unity. Ram Nath Kovind's candidature marks the BJP's efforts to break the hold of regional parties on the lower strata of society. "It was their (BJP's) proposal that they will get back to the opposition after zeroing on a candidate. Read More »

Record temperatures expected in broiling US Southwest

The cancellations are now affecting shorter, regional flights which use Bombardier CRJ Aircrafts, American Airlines said in a statement Monday. For the second straight year, the people of Palm Springs, California , have been forced to face temperatures more than 20 degrees above the century mark. Read More »

7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

Four terror attacks in the United Kingdom this year, including two in London this month, have diverted resources as officers meticulously examine the plots, Cressida Dick told the London Assembly. An imam from the Muslim Welfare House who stepped in to protect the driver from the angry crowd after the incident was hailed as a hero in British newspapers on Tuesday. Read More »

S.Korea's Moon asks north to free captives

It said his medical records from an air ambulance service that brought him to OH and from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was hospitalized until his death Monday, have been reviewed, and the treating physicians have been interviewed extensively. Read More »

Take-Aways From Karen Handel's Victory Over Jon Ossoff

Democrats are zero for 4 in congressional elections this year, having earlier lost races to fill vacant seats in Kansas and Montana. Georgia's sixth district is a traditionally safe Republican seat but Democrats had hoped to capitalise on the President's low approval ratings, the BBC reported . Read More »

Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech


Theresa May will today put Brexit at the heart of the Queen's Speech and jettison a raft of key manifesto pledges in the hope that she can remain Prime Minister for at least two more years. The State Opening of Parliament has already been delayed two days following the inconclusive election, and will take place without much of its traditionally lavish ceremony. Read More »

Republican Rep. Handel wins Georgia House race


The charts below explain why the Republicans could still have trouble keeping their House majority in 2018. "These men, these statesmen, have created very very big shoes to fill and I will do my level best to live up to the standard that they have set", she said . Read More »

Netanyahu Calls Expansion of New West Bank Settlement an 'Honour'


Unnamed White House officials cited by several news sources have reiterated that an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians is a priority for the Trump administration. The prime minister added that there was not, and there would never be, as good a government for the settlements as theirs. "This is the way Netanyahu is meeting Trump's envoys", said Mustafa Barghouti, a Palestinian official. Read More »

Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump

The Washington Post has reported that in that meeting, Trump - having already chose to fire Comey - demanded that Rosenstein memo as a rationale. "I think you're reading more into the tweet than what's there". Coats and Rogers both declined to discuss private conversations with Trump during congressional testimony earlier this month . "Okay, well good, we're in agreement", noted Wallace. Read More »

Appreciate China but it's efforts on N. Korea "have not worked out"

His family is blaming North Korea for "awful, torturous mistreatment". His family says it was told he had been in a coma since soon after his sentencing. No cause of death has been determined for Warmbier, 22, who was detained for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. Read More »