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Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

The suggestion was swiftly rebutted by Press Secretary Sean Spicer who insisted in a statement last night that Ruddy didn't speak for the president on the issue - though he pointedly declined to say Mueller was safe. Any such step would face a steep hurdle as it would require approval by the U.S. House of Representatives, which is controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans.

White House says no determination yet on 'Dreamer' immigrants

The DHS issued the guidance ahead of a court-ordered deadline in a lawsuit created to halt Obama's effort to expand the program to parents of Dreamers and people with green cards. The DACA program allows around 800,000 young people to live in the nation without fear of deportation. " DACA is a very, very hard subject for me", Trump said in February at a news conference.

Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

The government declared three days of mourning and sent two army battalions to help the emergency services. The blaze on Saturday hit the mountainous area of Pedrogao Grande , 200 km southeast of Lisbon , amid an intense heat wave and strong winds that fanned the fire later in the day.

Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just a year ago. Forensic experts said the fire at Grenfell was so hot it could be compared to a cremation, which is going to make it hard to identify those who lost their lives.

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

As the European Union has itself said, "nothing is agreed, until everything is agreed". Nearly a year after Britain voted to leave its biggest market, the start of talks comes and amid signs the softening its approach to the split and adopting a more conciliatory tone.

Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

She says Trump's "thoughts and prayers" are with the 22-year-old college student's family. Americans are regarded as enemies in North Korea because the two countries never signed a peace treaty at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. He was detained at Pyongyang's airport ahead of a flight to China . There they told Yun about Warmbier's condition. USA officials last had consular access to Warmbier on March 2, 2016, through the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang, Nauert said.

Escaped Georgia Inmates Captured

Local authorities said the hero residents, who held the escapees at gunpoint , were very fearless. Investigators said the men surrendered peacefully when they were taken into custody. Two escaped Georgia inmates have been captured, according to a tweet from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Turkish leader's security officers charged with assault in Washington

Turkey summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara , John Bass, to the Foreign Office on Thursday after American authorities issued arrest warrants for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement , APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.

Former Michigan Legislature aide among Virginia shooting victims

U.S. Rep. French Hill said he was at the White House when it happened. Mickelson says Mika is director of government relations for Tyson's Washington , D.C., office and that he's worked for the company for more than six years. Mika is a volunteer team coach. Three Michigan congressman, including Bishop, were all present at the baseball practice when the shooting erupted. Mika's friend and former colleague David Palsrok, a former MI state representative, talked to Mika's brother in ...

Johnson arrives for US Open after birth of child

PGA Tour victor, Kevin Na demonstrated the sheer difficulty of escaping from the native grasses , which had looked set to devour wayward golf balls and lead to potentially high scores. It goes in these collection areas and run-offs. Add in a wedding and a change in equipment and it's clear to see why some suspect the 28-year-old will be up against it at Erin Hills.

Saudi Paper: Qatari Extremist Finances Terrorist Groups In Yemen

The Leader hailed efforts by the Iranian negotiating team, particularly Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif , stressing that the officials who were in charge of negotiating the accord are entirely trustworthy but some of the other parties should not have been trusted.

Dennis Rodman, personal friend of Trump's, is heading back to North Korea

After Rodman's 2014 visit , he insinuated that Korean-American Kenneth Bae, who was being held captive at the time in North Korea, was somehow complicit in his imprisonment. North Korea has become an increasing threat to the USA during Trump's time in the White House. They said he was expected to arrive on Tuesday. We don't need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr.

Leeds United reportedly on the verge of signing 26-year-old midfielder

Gary Monk's last role was with Leeds United but left on the 25th of May as he couldn't reach an agreement with the new owner of the club, Andrea Radrizzani . " Promotion has to be the ambition, and that's the kind of challenge that you want ". There has also been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of captain Ben Gibson - who is now on global duty with England - with several Premier League clubs reportedly interested in the central defender.

United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Britain's typically pro-Conservative press questioned whether Mrs May could remain in power with the clock ticking on the two-year European Union divorce process. Seven Republican Sinn Fein members who want a united Ireland were also elected on Thursday, but they do not attend or vote as the party does not recognize Westminster rule.

Girl forced boyfriend to kill himself so she could become 'grieving girlfriend'

In text messages, Carter - who was 17 at the time - told Conrad Roy: "You need to just do it". Mr Cataldo said Roy had attempted to take his own life before, and had spent time researching methods online. "From July 6 to July 12 she asked Conrad in excess of 40 times when he was going to kill himself", the prosecutor said. "You already made this decision and if you don't do it tonight you're gonna be thinking abut it all the time and stuff all the rest of your life and be ...

Kurds' role cited in Iran attacks

Iranian media reported on June 9 that two of the suspects were arrested in a police raid in the western province of Kermanshah, where "some terrorist cells have also been dismantled". Alavi said that in the last month the intelligence ministry had identified and crushed "a terrorist team" nearly every day but had not publicized it to avoiding spreading fear among the public.

Afghan commando kills 3 U.S. soldiers in "green-on-blue" attack

U.S. soldiers patrol near the site of a USA bombing during an operation against Islamic State (IS) militants in the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on April 15, 2017. The incident occurred as us and Afghan forces returned from a joint operation, the Afghan source said. The media reports that the incident occurred as U.S.

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

Butt had been warned by police on two occasions - once for fraud in 2008 and once in 2010 for assault. Met police said that counter-terrorism officers had so far spoken to 262 people from 19 different countries as part of the investigation.

In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

Khan observed a moment of silence on Tuesday to remember those killed and injured in the London Bridge attack . This was a total misrepresentation by Trump and so he was criticized for the tweet , but Monday morning he jumped back into the controversy: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who reacted fast on his 'no reason to be alarmed" statement.

Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their predicament. In addition to his three points, Crosby broke between two Nashville defensemen on the opening shift of the game and fired a shot on Rinne. The shot total was tied at nine, but the Penguins converted three of those to complete their best period in three games. The home team has won each of the first five games of the Final for just the 12th time since the National Hockey League went to a best-of-seven series in the final ...

Prime Minister Modi arrives in Delhi after Kazakhstan's

With Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz listening to his speech, Modi said: " Terrorism is one of the biggest violators of human rights and values". Many experts believe the SCO summit will be a platform for Chinese President Xi Jinping to further push China's ambitious One Belt One Road project which India has opposed citing sovereignty issues.

British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

The Italian intelligence had apparently flagged up to its British counterparts worries about the third attacker, the Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba . Both the relatives of Khuram Butt and the ex-partner of Rachid Redouane distanced themselves from the extremists, saying the atrocity had left them shocked.

Kabul truck attack toll rises to 150, says Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani

Mr. Ghani said the attack near the German embassy had not been aimed at a specific target but the whole of the diplomatic area in that part of the city. As a result, the Kabul Process, which is inclusive as well as "Afghan-owned and Afghan-led", should be supported "sincerely and honestly" by all countries of the region, Mr.

Trump Marks Memorial Day with Arlington Visit

Others brought up the fact that Trump dodged the draft five times when he was younger - four times for university, and once because he said he had "bone spurs" on his heels. After the ceremony, the president visited with families in Section 60 of the cemetery, where most of those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.

UK PM May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

Mrs May was confronted by voters on issues of trust and cuts to welfare under the Conservatives , while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was pressed over his refusal to say if he would use the UK's nuclear weapons, even in retaliation to an attack.

Venezuelan government bond sale sparks condemnation from opposition

The government has the power to order the banks to turn over their securities to the central bank in exchange for bolivar-denominated notes , a currency considered all but worthless. "We have to call things by their name, and what we have here is a country that, in fact, has ceased to be a functional democracy and this is a tremendously risky thing for the region", Videgaray said at the Americas Conference Series in Miami, Florida.

Venezuela Opposition Blames Goldman Sachs for Aiding Dictatorship

Mexico, he said , hoped that the resolution to be issued by the OAS foreign ministers will "talk about the need for an electoral timetable, to restore fully the powers of the National Assembly, to stop the use of military tribunals to prosecute civilians, the release of political prisoners" among other issues.

Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and Pope Francis. The accord, agreed on by almost 200 countries in 2015, aims to cut emissions blamed for global warming. While a 2-degree shift wouldn't be noticeable during the course of a day, it would represent a historic change for the Earth as a whole that's faster than any change in the climate since the last ice age ended some 10,000 years ago.

Why China is stepping up against climate change

The EU official involved in organizing the EU-China meeting said it would will "send important signals for the multinational system", as Trump moves to unpick some of the worldwide trade agreements the USA has signed up to. The Trump administration argued that the deal was unfair to the United States economy. Bainimarama said the decision is a grave disappointment for places like his Pacific island nation and US coastal cities like NY and Miami that are vulnerable to climate change.

Highlights of the NDP-Green deal in British Columbia

NDP leader John Horgan announced Monday they reached a support agreement with the three-member B.C. Green party. According to Clark, whose party won 43 seats or one short of the required majority of 44 in the last election, she will convene the legislative assembly and test its confidence.

Chelsea's Abraham close to Newcastle loan move

The Magpies look to have beaten several clubs to secure the services of the highly-rated 19-year-old with Brighton and Hove Albion and Leicester City both said to be interested. Newcastle boast Dwight Gayle as their man striker, while they can also rely on the talents of Aleksandar Mitrovic. While Abraham was unable to find the net against the Magpies last term, the England U21 global hit 26 goals in all competitions - informing clubs of the talent that the 19-year-old possesses.

British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

With just one week to go before the snap election, May gave the speech on Teesside in an attempt to persuade the public that she was the best person to lead the country into exit negotiations, and that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was not up to the task.

Brazil exits recession with fastest growth rate since 2013

Poor economic situation was worsened by several political scandals and economists warn that the latest one involving President Michel Temer has the potential to derail the economic recovery. Until a couple of weeks ago the market consensus was for a 1.25 percentage points cut to the Selic, but in Valor financial daily's survey of 41 experts, 35 now forecast a one percentage point reduction.

Sean Spicer Stokes "Covfefe" Conspiracy Theories, Because Why Not?

The tweet , sent at 12:06 a.m., was favorited almost 10,000 times in one minute and drew ridicule of online Trump critics. When former President Barack Obama wanted to continue using his Blackberry, US security officials gave him a modified one that permitted him to stay in touch with senior White House staffers and a small group of personal friends.

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

The communications channel was never set up, the people said . Princeling in Chief Jared Kushner is once again at the center of a crisis engulfing the White House, with reports indicating the President's son-in-law is under investigation for allegedly requesting a secure channel for the campaign to speak to Russian authorities.

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

The bomb exploded in the diplomatic quarter near the German Embassy and the Afghan presidential palace. Germany's embassy was the closest to the bomb, and officials said an Afghan security guard was killed, and other staff were injured.

What's Up With All Those Trump Twitter Bots?

But Mande isn't the only user who's hip to this platform-building cheat; apparently, there's a chance Donald Trump-or, at the very least, whoever manages his account-recently caught on to this way of goosing his stats. Most of the President's social media following (31 million strong) doesn't seem to mind when he tweets made up words or alternative facts - probably because they're non-voting, non-thinking robots.

Trump tweets article with unnamed source after criticizing reports with unnamed sources

Trump started by lashing out against the coverage of the probe, tweeting, "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media". During his first run for the White House, then-candidate Obama said he'd meet with foreign leaders of countries who are enemies to America without preconditions.

Increasing number of voters want impeachment proceedings for Trump

Support for the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump increased to 43 percent from 38 percent among US voters in a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday, after his return from his first trip overseas since winning the White House.

British Airways returns to normal schedule after IT crash

Independent aviation analyst Howard Wheeldon said: "While the cost of reputational damage to British Airways is incalculable at this stage it will be considerable". Coby Benson, Flight Delay Legal Manager at Bott & Co, said: " British Airways have had several IT glitches over the last couple of years but nothing quite on the scale of this latest crisis".

Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly have denounced Christian's actions and applauded the victims' bravery for standing up to Christian. "It may be tempting to shut down speech we disagree with, but once we allow the government to decide what we can say, see, or hear, or who we can gather with history shows us that the most marginalized will be disproportionately censored and punished for unpopular speech", the ACLU of or wrote on Twitter .

Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Return for Improved Rights

According to Prison service spokeswoman Nicole Englander, a compromise was reached, including a provision allowing for a second family visit per month, the Independent reported. More than 1600 prisoners participated in the hunger strike at the beginning of the strike. Around 550 Palestinian prisoners have not even been put through the charade of a court appearance.

Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on allies

Addressing a crowd at an election rally in Munich , Merkel said that in the last few days, she had "experienced" that Germany and other European countries no longer can "completely rely on others". In Brussels, Donald Trump said that Germany was "very bad" because of its trade surplus (Germany is Europe top exporter) and the fact that "ome German auto companies manufacture in Mexico for importing into the United States, even though many of them produce cars in American factories with ...

PM Modi calls for family snaps for Yoga Day celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today get to a warm welcome in Germany on the first leg of his four-nation, six-day trip to three European countries and Russian Federation. Stating that France was a leading strategic partner of India, Jaiswal said that the two countries have very strong cooperation in the areas of space, civil nuclear, defence, and economy.

G-7 unity on North Korea puts China in spotlight

The President said the United States will work with Japan and the Republic of Korea, as well as our other allies and partners around the world, to increase pressure on North Korea and demonstrate that North Korea's current path is not sustainable.

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

During his visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump called on the regional countries to isolate Iran which, he said, had "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". If you accept that premise, it leads to fuzzy policies aimed at strengthening reformers and moderates, while chalking up Iran's arrests of dual nationals or its provocations of U.S.

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time , Michael Flynn , with Russian military leaders, said this person, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Pope prays for Manchester blast victims

But as he appears to be waiting, it is possible he had already reached his destination: the Manchester Arena , where thousands of children and their parents were attending the Ariana Grande concert. British police on Saturday said they were raiding an address in Moss Side, with AFP staff reporting that a bomb disposal vehicle was at the scene and that the area was being evacuated.

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Police made two more attests Saturday, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11. The images show Abedi in the hours before the attack, wearing sneakers, jeans, a dark jacket and a baseball cap. The UK's terror threat level has been scaled back from its highest point to "severe", with Prime Minister Theresa May announcing troops would withdraw from the streets from Monday.

Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

The US Embassy in Tel Aviv. Trump is due to visit Israel and the West Bank on 22-23 May after a trip to Saudi Arabia. That distinction between Jerusalem and Israel reflects the USA position that the city's fate is an issue for Israelis and Palestinians to work out through future peace negotiations.