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Global News Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments
Author: 0 Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments

Joseph Aucoin, commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet. With the aid of tugboats, the badly damaged guided-missile destroyer Fitzgerald returned to its home port Yokosuka Naval Base, south of Tokyo , about 16 hours after the collision. The Fitzgerald had left the base Friday for routine operations. The collision badly damaged Fitzgerald's forward starboard side above and below the water line, causing significant damage and associated flooding to two berthing spaces, a machinery space, and ...

Global News Greatest Wildfire in Portugal kills 62
Author: 0 Greatest Wildfire in Portugal kills 62

Local town hall chief Valdemar Alves, speaking shortly before the death toll was made official, said there were villages which were " completely surrounded by flames and in great danger". Luisilda Malheiro and her husband Eduardo Abreu, a couple of farmers, both 62, escaped the hellish route N-236. He said it was thought to have been sparked by a lightning strike.

Global News Stosur urges Court to stop comments about same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Stosur urges Court to stop comments about same-sex marriage

Retired tennis player Martina Navratilova , who is married to a woman, wrote an open letter in which she labeled Court as a racist and a homophobe. It's said that the Wimbledon tournament may have faced calls to ban Court had she been attending this year (she isn't). Margaret Court did lose against Bobby Riggs in the first battle of the sexes .

Author: 0 Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

European Union negotiators need no longer be as anxious that Britain's departure might inspire others to follow. Asked if that meant no transitional arrangements, she replied: "Well, I'm extremely optimistic that we will find there is a lot we can agree on".

Global News US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

It also creates a congressional review process if the executive branch eases current sanctions. "In (Russian President Vladimir) Putin's calculus, the costs of the sanctions do not outweigh the benefits of occupying Crimea and contributing to unrest in Ukraine, continuing to support the Assad regime's assault on civilians in Syria, and conducting cyber-attacks on people, companies, and institutions", Crapo said in a floor speech supporting the amendment .

Author: 0 Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller , appointed to investigate Russia's interference in the election, is investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice throughout the course of the almost year-long investigation, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan

His century set up Pakistan's massive total of 338-4, and they went on to dismiss India for 158. Earlier in the day, the Uttarakhand government has imposed Section 144 in Dehradun's Clock Tower and nearby area. The next over, Dhoni top-edged a pull off Hasan to deep square leg and, at 54-5, Indian fans began to leave in droves. Then one ball after Kohli, the world's leading ODI batsman, was dropped at slip off Amir, the bowler had him caught at point by Shadab Khan.

Global News To boycott, or not to boycott over Trumpian 'Julius Caesar'
Author: 0 To boycott, or not to boycott over Trumpian 'Julius Caesar'

While attending a shareholder meeting, National Center for Public Policy Research Vice President David Almasi on Thursday confronted exec Jeff Bewkes about CNN's financial support for the Public Theater in NY, the troupe producing the bloody murder of Julius Caesar made to look like Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russia probe

When asked if Mr. Trump interfered in the FBI's investigation, Sekulow said that in prior interviews, Mr. Trump "acknowledged that by firing James Comey as FBI director the president acknowledged that he would in fact probably extend the nature and length of the scope of the FBI, the special counsel probe".

Global News Philippine troops pound Islamists as death toll passes 300
Author: 0 Philippine troops pound Islamists as death toll passes 300

Duterte said then his doctor made him stop using it on learning he was "abusing the drug" by using more than the prescribed amount. Meanwhile, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn from public duties this week because he is exhausted and needs to "rejuvenate", his spokesman said.

Author: 0 Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup

Portugal won 2-1 the only time it faced Mexico in an official match , in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup in Germany . The post Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup appeared first on Vanguard News . "But yes, their transitions are very unsafe, like any team that plays with that system". Ronaldo had not been bad at all; he created one goal and was involved in another and also hit the bar in the first half.

Author: 0 Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a " witch hunt ", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a Russia-related investigation, not him.

Global News Scalise shooter went to Washington to
Author: 0 Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

US Congressman Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and remains in a critical condition in hospital. Mr. Duncan said he replied it was the Republican team, and the man thanked him and turned around. The FBI says it is actively investigating Hodgkinson's "associates, whereabouts, social media impressions, and potential motivations". The FBI said in its statement Thursday that it had also processed Hodgkinson's van, which had been parked at a YMCA parking lot adjacent to the park where ...

Global News AAP unlikely to contest Gujarat polls
Author: 0 AAP unlikely to contest Gujarat polls

He played the role of party reformer at a farmers" convention organised by AAP, vowing that he would ensure that AAP workers adhered to the party's core principles and went back to its "basics'. We are for the causes based on which the party was born at the Ramlila Maidan. AAP leader Dilip Pandey had picked on this point, also made at a meeting of party volunteers , to target Mr Vishwas after he criticised Congress' Sandeep Dikshit.

Author: 0 Potus admits he's under probe over Russian Federation ties

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Global News Navy Sailors From San Diego Killed in USS Fitzgerald Collision
Author: 0 Navy Sailors From San Diego Killed in USS Fitzgerald Collision

USA authorities tacitly acknowledged there were no survivors, although Aucoin declined to say how many bodies had been recovered until relatives of the dead sailors are notified. Two other crew members who suffered cuts and bruises were also flown out. Crew members from the destroyer USS Dewey were helping stabilize the damaged USS Fitzgerald after its collision off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday , leaving seven sailors missing and at least three injured.

Global News Taliban storm police base in eastern Afghanistan, killing five
Author: 0 Taliban storm police base in eastern Afghanistan, killing five

An Afghan soldier opened fire on American soldiers on Saturday, injuring at least seven, the US military said. The seven soldiers were evacuated after being injured in the incident at Camp Shareen, the headquarters of the Afghan Army's 209 Corps in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

Global News Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

President Donald Trump visited with Scalise's family earlier Thursday and later commented that, "He's in some trouble". What's more, Special Agent David Bailey , who was injured in the attack during the Republicans' practice in Virginia on Wednesday, threw out the first pitch to a warm welcome.

Author: 0 Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe

Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he is being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , describing the probe as a " witch hunt ". However, Trump was open about his intentions to fire Comey regardless of Rosenstein's advice. Sekulow added that the confirmatory tone of Trump's tweet was due to Twitter's word limit, "There's a limitation on Twitter, as we all know".

Author: 0 Trump says he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Yesterday, Trump referred to the possible obstruction of justice investigation as the "single greatest witch hunt in American political history". In a perplexing series of Friday-morning tweets , President Donald Trump appeared to confirm that he is under investigation by the FBI and levelled a scathing attack against the officials leading the inquiry.

Global News France votes in final round of parliamentary elections
Author: 0 France votes in final round of parliamentary elections

With the final result yet to be announced, the interior ministry said the President's party had won 42 per cent of the vote, with polls predicting a conversion to between 355 and 425 seats out of 577 in the National Assembly. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Macron on winning a "clear parliamentary majority" in elections Sunday, her spokesman said.

Author: 0 Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

A Republican congressman on Sunday said President Trump should stop tweeting and allow special counsel Robert Mueller conduct the Russian Federation investigation. Sekulow told " Fox News Sunday " and three other shows that Trump's tweet was based exclusively on a Washington Post report , and he insisted Trump wasn't under investigation.

Author: 0 At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

But public anger has been swelling, with furious residents heckling May and storming the local authority headquarters on Friday. Hundreds of people, including singer and human rights campaigner Lily Allen, were protesting outside the town hall of Kensington and Chelsea, holding up cardboard signs reading " Justice for Grenfell ".

Author: 0 Beyoncé Has 'Given Birth To Twins' With Husband Jay Z

Beyonce and Jay-Z are pictured here in Las Vegas in November of 2015. (Not that we'd recommend sharing a birth month with the Carter twins .) The whole world can't wait to see what these kids are going to do. Mathew also posted the same picture on his Instagram account, which featured the same caption. If there is one thing we can be sure of - Beyonce LOVES a big reveal.

Author: 0 Ruddy: Mueller Appears 'Out to Get the President'

The president is nonetheless angered by the investigation, which he has described as a "witch hunt", The New York Times reported . Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich led one line of attack with a tweet that said "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair".

Global News Boston Celtics Rumor: Trade With Philly For No.1 Pick Done
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Rumor: Trade With Philly For No.1 Pick Done

If the deal goes through, the first four spots in the draft order would exactly mirror previous year. He can defend point guards and shooting guards. There was clearly something in Fultz to which Ainge wasn't blown away by, and the question is what? Since the one thing we know is the exact draft picks the Celtics have in this year's draft, we'll once again make those picks in a Boston only mock draft.

Global News Senate passes Iran and Russian Federation sanctions despite Obama's nuke deal
Author: 0 Senate passes Iran and Russian Federation sanctions despite Obama's nuke deal

The sanctions measure has been attached to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating and which also has strong bipartisan support. Known as the Crapo Amendment, after Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, the measure was endorsed by Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) and ranking member Ben Cardin (D-Maryland).

Author: 0 Warmbier's comatose return bad for improving US-N. Korea relations: Richardson

North Korea has a well-thumbed playbook for detained American citizens who are valuable diplomatic bargaining chips for the regime, but the case of Otto Warmbier , flown home in a coma last week, is a glaring exception. A sales manager in his mid-40s from England, Gratton met Warmbier in Beijing before their flight to North Korea as part of a tour group. Why didn't they notify the United States .

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

Gingrich referred to a Wednesday Washington Post story alleging that Mueller was expanding the Russian Federation probe to include investigation Trump for potential obstruction of justice following his firing of Comey. "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Gingrich's past actions, however, shows a different story.

Author: 0 Grenfell tower cladding banned in the United Kingdom, says Chancellor

The number of fatalities will rise over coming days and it will be impossible to identify many victims such was the ferocity of the fire. "It may well be the defining outcome of this tragedy that the worst mistakes of the 1960s and 1970s are systematically torn down", he said.

Author: 0 North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

Kennedy International Airport, Reuters reports. The official Korean Central News Agency said diplomats were returning from a United Nations conference on rights of persons with disabilities on Friday when the package was taken, calling it an "illegal and heinous act of provocation".

Global News Macron's party on course to win large majority in French election
Author: 0 Macron's party on course to win large majority in French election

Le Pen was roundly criticised for a poor performance in a brutal TV debate with Macron days before the presidential runoff that probably cost her votes. In a country where political careers have traditionally been built over decades, Macron took the risk of founding his own party rather than trying to seek the nomination of the Socialists or the Republicans, the heavyweight parties on the left and right.

Author: 0 Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes

The former prime minister is credited with playing a key role in the successful campaign to keep Scotland in the Union in 2014 as the author of "the vow" - a commitment that Scotland would get more powers if it rejected independence that was signed by the leaders of the three main unionist parties.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed U.S. officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia .