by | June 18, 2017 | 02:26

In his tweets Trump specifically appropriated the "travel ban" language his administration had tried to distance from both the original order and revised March 6 version that would ban citizens from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States for travel.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:26

President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to suggest a path toward getting rid of special counsel Robert Mueller - by first ousting the man who put Mueller there, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . The memo comes as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's office said he had hired a lawyer, known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations, to help him with the probes into the alleged Russian interference and possible ties to the Trump campaign.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:20

President Trump reported an income of United States dollars 288 million from his golf courses alone in the past year, including USD 19.8 million from his club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Royalties from the 1987 autobiography ranged between $100,000 and $1 million, according to the new report. An Office of Government Ethics spokesman declined to comment on the contents of the report, other than to say that it was certified by the office, which is an ethics watchdog for federal government ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:14

And leading Republican legislators on Tuesday waved off the idea of firing Mueller, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that his advice was to "let Robert Mueller do his job" and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voicing confidence in the special counsel.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:09

Vladimir Putin's agents chose to mark the public holiday in time-honoured Soviet fashion by arresting the president's best known opposition rival, Alexei Navalny . On Sunday night, the end of Tverskaya Street had been shut off by a wall of sandbags and tank traps that were officially part of a reenactment, but that conveniently also blocked protesters from mingling with visitors to the Russia Day celebrations.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:59

The game started at 06:00 p.m. local time [15:00 GMT] at St. Petersburg stadium. Russia, a record low 63rd in FIFA's world rankings, face Portugal on Wednesday and New Zealand play Mexico the same day. Ronaldo will be able to focus his fans' minds on playing after widespread suggestions this week he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain, where his tax affairs are under investigation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:55

Scalise, meanwhile, continued to improve, his doctors said . The wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others says her husband went to Washington , DC because he wanted to work on tax policy. Sue Hodgkinson said pleadingly. "I'm sorry that he did this", she added. The FBI has contacted one of the men on the list to inform him that the shooting may have been part of a planned assassination attempt and not a random spontaneous act, the Daily ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:51

Vaid. Addressing mourners at Kulgam and Pampore through telephone, Geelani paid tributes to the militants and civilians killed during Arwani gunfight, a statement issued by Hurriyat Conference said. Srinagar (J and K), June 17 (ANI): A wreath laying ceremony of Constable Tasveer Ahmad, who lost his life in Jammu and Kashmir's Achabal area, in Anantnag district yesterday, was held in Srinagar on Saturday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:50

Conservatives and the DUP are committed to strengthening British unity, delivering Brexit , combating terrorism, and delivering prosperity but "at the moment there isn't a deal", the source said. "There is very little time left". But to stay in government, May must strike a deal with the small euroskeptic Northern Irish party with 10 parliamentary seats, the Democratic Unionist Party.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:51

His body was recovered by the U.S. Coast Guard in Youngstown, New York , on June 2, but authorities did not reveal whose body had been discovered until late on Thursday night, June 15, 2017. He added he was sucked into a whirlpool and thrown into a rock, which broke a rib. "I was supposed to be dead ... everyone's always dead". "I honestly thought that it wasn't worth going on".

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:50

The Education Department's reported new guidelines state that officers should look into broader patterns of noncompliance only when a complaint explicitly mentions that such broader patterns are possible. The Obama administration called on school districts to treat a student's gender identity as their sex and to treat students in a way consistent with their gender identities, including when it came to bathrooms and locker rooms.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:46

The claim indicates the regime has continued to advance its missile technology since its leader Kim Jong-un said during his annual address on January 1 that the regime was in the final stage of developing ICBM technology. South Korean military spokesman Roh Jae-cheon said the launch was meant to show off Pyongyang's widening arrange of missiles and also its "precision strike capabilities " on ships in response to the joint drills.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:42

Ruddy also said that Trump had interviewed Mueller for the role of FBI director before Mueller was named special counsel in charge of the Russian Federation investigation. Mueller's appointment was prompted by memos from fired FBI Director James Comey that said Trump had urged him to drop an investigation of his former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn in connection with the case.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:41

The prime minister said the membership would help Pakistan combat terrorism, reduce arms race, fight poverty and deal with climate change and water scarcity. China and Russian Federation have expressed support for Iran's membership to the organization. "I congratulate India on joining The Shanghai Cooperation Organization", Nawaz Sharif said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:37

The US has signed a $12bn (£9.4bn) arms deal with Qatar, despite Donald Trump's claim that the country is a "high-level funder" of terrorism. "America's relationship with Qatar is built on the foundation of bilateral security agreements and Qatar's strong role in facilitating U.S.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:34

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said that Trump hadn't discussed the Mueller matter with Ruddy, the Newsmax CEO. Justice Department regulations show the President does not have direct power to sack a special counsel, but the Attorney-General does, meaning Mr Trump could simply order acting Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to sack Mr Mueller instead.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:32

Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Friday. Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon said Friday, even though the lawmaker arrived at the hospital Wednesday at imminent risk of death. FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington . Scalise is still sedated, but he has been awake enough to see and recognize that his family is there with him.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:35

President Trump questioned why his relations with Russian Federation were being examined, while Hillary Clinton's are not, in a series of tweets posted less than a day after a report he is being investigated for attempted obstruction of justice.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:35

At a ceremony last month to welcome Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, the Justice Department's third-ranking official, Rosenstein joked awkwardly about being at the center of criticism since taking office, according to people who were in the room.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:34

But 40 percent of Republicans chose a non-judgment (either "don't know" or "neither favorable or unfavorable"). "Views remain as polarized as they were during the presidential campaign", Daron Shaw, a government professor of the University of Texas and co-director of the poll , said in a news release.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:30

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he recused himself from the investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation because he was involved in the campaign. One of Trump's attorneys, during an interview on Sunday, wouldn't rule out the possibility the president would fire the special counsel. On Monday morning former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich , who has fashioned himself as an expert on all things Trump, tweeted a shot across the independent counsel's bow.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:26

By the afternoon, we have all the ingredients in place for storms to develop. Highs today reach the upper 70s to mid-80s. And it seems likely that at least some of these storms will hold together into parts of the River Valley by the early morning hours.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:24

With his deft touches at the net perfectly working, the Guntur-born shuttler built an 11-6 lead at half-time. The Korean was trying to drag the Indian into long rallies while Srikanth was trying to go for the kill as soon as he got the chance, which resulted in the duo exchanging points to take the score to 19-19.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:14

Amid furious worldwide criticism of Trump's decision on Thursday to quit the Paris climate agreement, White House spokesmen had refused on Friday to say whether the president even believed the climate was changing. The president of the Federated States of Micronesia, Peter Christian who chairs the Forum, said island countries are now more determined and committed to taking serious action to address climate change and remain steadfast in their obligations under the agreement.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:16

Long-ago Little Leaguers now in Congress don their spikes and dust off their gloves in a game played for claiming top dog status and to benefit several charities. The FBI, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police and Alexandria Police said Thursday that said the shooter's weapons were a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle, which he appears to have purchased legally.