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No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller

Rosenstein said Trump has not discussed the special counsel with him. Under questioning from Sen. "There is no secret plan that involves me", Rosenstein said. Rosenstein would not answer questions Tuesday about his role in Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey , May 9. "The president's friends are now pressing the argument that Mueller must go, too". [Full Article...]

Trump urges tougher USA travel ban, expedited court review

If the Supreme Court takes up the case, it will focus like a laser on whether to pay attention to what the President has said about the travel ban. A well-connected conservative lawyer raised eyebrows in Washington Monday morning, as George Conway III - husband of top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway , and until recently under consideration for a top job in President Donald Trump's Ju... [Full Article...]

Three Palestinians shot dead after killing Israeli officer

She later died in hospital of her wounds. The Old City had been crowded with tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers. Staff Sergeant Major Hadas Malka , 23, was evacuated to Hadassah University Medical Center in critical condition from her stab wounds. [Full Article...]

Friend says Trump is considering firing special counsel

There is no reason to fire the independent head of the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, the Justice Department's number two said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency. [Full Article...]

Trump Admits to Being Under Investigation in Russia Probe

Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he could become a witness in the investigation, ABC News reported on Friday. US President Donald Trump speaks about the shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, from the White House in Washington , US, June 14 , 2017. According to Thursday's Post report , investigato... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump has 'no intention' to fire Robert Mueller

Donald Trump has 'no intention' to fire Robert Mueller Multiple House Republicans said that there was no discussion about the special counsel at the weekly GOP meeting. The emergence of the obstruction of justice inquiry may make it harder for Trump to have Mueller removed. Trump, who isn't typically shy about leveling criticism, especially on Twitter , hasn't commented on the longtime former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. [Full Article...]

Thousands participate in multiple funerals for 3 LeT Militants

Traffic remained off the roads and train services in south Kashmir were suspended. In a statement issued here Saturday Jama'at said that the forces personnel have been given "license to kill Kashmiri youth at random and destroy their properties so as to devastate them economically too". [Full Article...]

US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran

US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran The Senate bill imposes mandatory sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. "I think the bill is a very, very strong signal to Russian Federation", he said , having played a role in drafting its wording, "but it does provide the administration the flexibilities they need to conduct business". [Full Article...]

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital The bullet that hit Scalise traveled toward his other hip, damaging bones, organs and blood vessels, according to Dr. Jack Sava , Medstar Washington Hospital Center's director of trauma. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Mattis praises China on North Korea

China - a major trading partner for the hermetic nation - has been a key ally in denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, Mattis said. "Economical restrictions should be a kind of tool to invoke North Korea to a peaceful process of resolving the dispute and conflict, and not to once again deteriorate the economic solution in North Korea ", said Fomin during the global security conference in Sing... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to meet Sinn Fein at No 10

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements". He added: "The UK government is offering whatever support we can, working alongside the Irish government, as appropriate, honouring our respective commitments in the Belfast Agreement to serve the... [Full Article...]

Blumenthal Wants Sessions' Resignation if Trump Fires Mueller

Special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller could only be fired by Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . "I think that it's a matter of fundamental conscience". Ryan continued, "This is a rumor that came out last night". "You're suggesting that in the entire country there are no Republican attorneys that Mueller might have hired", he added, "I don't give the benefit of the doubt ... [Full Article...]

Taoiseach Holds Meeting With DUP Leader

In Dublin, Mrs Foster brushed aside Sinn Féin assertions that DUP support for the British Government compromises the 1998 Good Friday Agreement . "It's going to be hard". Major said: "We need to be prepared for the unexpected, we need to hope for the best but prepare for the worst". The Times newspaper said finance minister Philip Hammond would push May not to leave the customs union - an... [Full Article...]

Since Brexit vote, Europeans warm again to EU

In a hint at a softer approach, Mr Davis said on Monday "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. "Both sides will also discuss the structure of the negotiations and the issues that need to be addressed over the coming months". "It is indeed our understanding that the agenda of the first negotiation round consi... [Full Article...]

US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting The gunman , James T. Hodgkinson , was killed by police after the Wednesday shooting rampage . The bullet entered his left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. "He's going to be OK". "We are forever grateful for the heroism" of the officers, she said. The Democrats won the game, 11-2, but loaned the trophy to the Republicans until Scal... [Full Article...]

Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan A Qatari businessman is planning to airlift 4,000 dairy cows to the country to tackle the acute shortage of fresh milk after several Gulf nations severed ties with Doha . Amnesty International has criticized the punitive measures taken by Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies against Qatar, saying the restrictions violate the human rights of the Qatari people . [Full Article...]

United Kingdom prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

Prime Minister Theresa May declared the start of two years of Brexit negotiations today (17 January) with a landmark speech setting out the UK's 12 priorities, including leaving the single market, a new negotiation on the EU customs union and a parliament vote on any final deal. [Full Article...]

Deputy AG defends integrity of Russia probe

Mueller was widely hailed by many, including Trump friends, as a competent, responsible, unassailably honest iand objective nvestigator. "I regret that I do not", Rosenstein said. During a hearing on Tuesday before a joint House and Senate appropriations subcommittee, Rosenstein was asked whether he had seen any evidence of that. [Full Article...]

Friend of the president says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Friend of the president says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller Rosenstein would be the one to fire Mueller, which he repeatedly assured senators Tuesday he would not consider without "good cause". "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy told Judy Woodruff, citing Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow. [Full Article...]

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

James T. Hodgkinson , 66, allegedly opened fire on a Congressional baseball team as Republicans were practicing for an annual game to be played at Nationals Park Thursday. The family said, "he is lucky to be alive" and credited the care he has received and "Matt's fighting spirit and grit". He said that, while the Congressman remains sedated, that has been dialed back a bit to the point where Sc... [Full Article...]


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