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Global News Trump Attorney: The President Is Not Under Investigation
Author: 0 Trump Attorney: The President Is Not Under Investigation

Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's legal team said, "The president has not been and is not under investigation and the tweet was in response to the Washington Post story with no named sources whatsoever". Since the memos will undoubtedly play an important part of Mueller's investigation, it's not surprising that they don't want to turn them over. Friday is the deadline set by the House Intelligence Committee for the White House to produce "any White House recordings or memoranda of ...

Global News America shoots down Iranian drone
Author: 0 America shoots down Iranian drone

It comes after Russian Federation threatened to target coalition warplanes in retaliation for the U.S. downing a Syrian government jet, and as a USA jet on Wednesday morning (AEST) downed a pro-Syrian regime drone in the country's southeast.

Global News Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning
Author: 0 Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

The presence of Iranian-backed troops, artillery and tanks and USA -led coalition forces in southern Syria , namely around the At Tanf crossing at the Iraq-Syria border, has slowly turned the area into a flash point. "That's why there's no threat of direct confrontation between Russian Federation and American aircraft". "They can not slap us". The statements come just one day after the Revolutionary Guards confirmed it had launched strikes in retaliation for twin attacks in Tehran ...

Global News Yemenis killed in Saudi air strikes
Author: 0 Yemenis killed in Saudi air strikes

The Saudi-led coalition has not acknowledged or otherwise commented on the reported incident. Reuters could not independently confirm the report because the area is located very close to the frontline, but several Yemeni online news outlets carried a similar report.

Author: 0 Uddhav warns of big step if loan waiver not implemented by July

In an embarrassment for the ruling BJP, its ally Shiv Sena has virtually joined ranks with the state opposition parties demanding complete loan waiver for farmers and on other major issues confronting the state. If they had a problem with that, we wanted (eminent agriculturist) M S Swaminathan. But instead of coming to us with the proposal they announced the candidate.

Global News Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

The center of Tropical Storm Cindy was located about 250 miles from the coast of Louisiana , with peak winds of 45 mph. Tropical storm conditions will reach the areas under a tropical storm warning Tuesday afternoon, while those conditions will reach the areas under a tropical storm watch on Wednesday .

Global News United States shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
Author: 0 United States shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

An armed pro-Syrian regime drone was shot down late Monday night by a U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter after the drone was detected approaching U.S. military forces in southeastern Syria . The US Central Command had issued a statement saying the downed Syrian military jet had been dropping bombs near US-backed SDF forces, which are seeking to oust Islamic State from the city of Raqqa.

Author: 0 US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Russia's Ministry of Defense also talked about its plans of stopping any communication with the USA in order to prevent such incidents. While both the U.S. Over that past week, U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation reconnaissance planes have performed more than 15 flights over the Baltic Sea in the exact proximity to the Russian border, the ministry said and stressed that Russian fighter jets are flying over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea in strict compliance with worldwide rules.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia captures 3 Iranian Revolutionary Guards from boat

The boat was stopped and those on board were detained. The two leaders agreed to "intensify their joint efforts in confronting challenges, starting with combating extremism and terrorism in all of its forms", said a statement issued at the end of their meeting in Saudi Arabia .

Global News John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 John McCain: North Korea 'murdered' Otto Warmbier

Schiff was among many lawmakers who deemed Warmbier's death a " murder ", echoing Arizona Republican Sen. FILE- In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, speaks during a news conference at Wyoming.

Global News Voters to settle most expensive congressional race in history — Georgia special election
Author: 0 Voters to settle most expensive congressional race in history — Georgia special election

Ossoff campaigned as an ally to the LGBTQ community, whereas Handel , the former Georgia secretary of state, told the mother of an LGBTQ child that she was against her daughter's right to adopt and have a family, due to her faith . In particular, some suburban women who feel frustrated by the results of the 2016 election have made a decision to volunteer for him. This loss comes after losses in special elections in Montana and Kansas , and another in SC tonight.

Author: 0 Va. father questions motive for daughter's murder

Two boys in their group who spoke with The AP after paying condolences to the family on Monday said they didn't witness anything to make them think it was a hate crime . Prominent Muslim activist Rabia Chaudry tweeted her agreement with Hassanen's family about the situation. Police said she was 17, while the prosecutors said she was 16, the Post reported .

Global News Australia launches terror probe after deadly Melbourne siege
Author: 0 Australia launches terror probe after deadly Melbourne siege

Police are pictured outside the Buckingham Serviced Apartments in Brighton in Melbourne, Australia , June 6, 2017 after police on Monday shot dead Yacqub Khayre after he held a woman hostage. The commissioner confirmed that during the raid Khayre had called CNN-affiliate Channel 7 News to say he dedicated his attack to ISIS and al-Qaeda.

Author: 0 Trump Attorney Insists President Is Not Under Investigation

Over the weekend, Sekulow declared that Trump is not under investigation, after the president condemned the investigation as a "witch hunt" through a series of tweets . "The FBI is going to its job; Mueller is going to do his job". He seemed to acknowledge that when he tweeted Friday. President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped to its lowest point since the inauguration, and support among his Republican base appears to be slipping.

Global News Australia suspends air strikes in Syria
Author: 0 Australia suspends air strikes in Syria

Sunday's assault marked an extremely rare direct attack from inside the Islamic Republic amid its support for embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad . "The coalition does not seek to fight Syrian regime, Russian, or pro-regime forces partnered with them, but will not hesitate to defend coalition or partner forces from any threat".

Author: 0 So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

The British side will be led by the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis , while the EU side will be led by the chief negotiator, Michel Barnier . "From Ireland's perspective, I emphasised to Michel that it is important in this first phase of the negotiations that sufficient progress is made on our issues, together with the issues of citizens' rights and the UK's financial liabilities", he said.

Author: 0 UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit

The listing of four policy areas where the parties are in agreement suggests a final deal may go further than a basic confidence and supply arrangement, which would see the DUP guarantee its support only on financial measures and no-confidence votes.

Author: 0 Hammel starting to heat up at the right time for the Royals

Prior to Sunday night, Boston relievers had thrown 26 straight scoreless innings. Travis Shaw's leadoff home run in the second put the Brewers ahead 1-0 and set a franchise mark with the Brewers scoring their 16th consecutive run via the long ball.

Global News Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed
Author: 0 Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

This week's attacks at Parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini have exposed shortcomings within the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which was supposed to be protecting these potent symbols of Iran's revolution.

Global News TS Bret to dump rain over Venezuelan coast, SE Caribbean
Author: 0 TS Bret to dump rain over Venezuelan coast, SE Caribbean

WIND: NOAA says tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the coast within the warning area later on Tuesday and spread westward within the warning area through Wednesday . As of early Tuesday , the storm was just a few hundred miles away from Houston. "We've had so much rain, we haven't done any business in about eight weeks because of the rain", said Godfrey, whose campground typically hosts swimmers and boaters.

Author: 0 NewsAlert: Brussels train station explosion called a foiled terror attack

Several outlets have reported the man was wearing what appears to have been a bomb belt. The explosives disposal unit of the Belgian security service is carrying out a checkout at the station, the Belgian crisis center announced on its Twitter account around 23:20 local time (2120 GMT), but stressed that the situation is under control.

Global News Mo Brooks' name appeared on James Hodgkinson assassination hit list, report says
Author: 0 Mo Brooks' name appeared on James Hodgkinson assassination hit list, report says

None of the victims injured in the attack were on the list, the law enforcement source said . It is not known how many other names may have been on Hodgkinson's list. They said he told his wife earlier this week he was heading back to IL; he canceled his YMCA membership a day before the shooting; and had talked to a local garage about getting his van ready for the trip.

Author: 0 Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish minister

In a phone call with Mrs May, the outgoing Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, indicated his concern that her deal with the DUP would "put the Good Friday Agreement at risk", a spokesman for Mr Kenny said. The Irish government will be critical to that and the should reassert their role as co-guarantors of our agreements. "That is why Sinn Fein stood the DUP leader down from her position last January", he said.

Global News Republicans Hold On To Congressional Seat In Georgia Special Election
Author: 0 Republicans Hold On To Congressional Seat In Georgia Special Election

You can also follow our LIVE ELECTION RESULTS as they come in throughout the evening. "I think there's a lot of emotion". It would have been the first race Democrats won since Trump was elected president and the first in a string of special elections where they have tried to take the grassroots anger and outrage against Trump and turn it into votes and a win.

Author: 0 'DANGEROUS BEYOND DESCRIPTION': Search Escalates For Two Escaped Ga. Inmates

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said Wednesday that the two are believed to have stolen a 2008 white Ford F250 pickup truck with the Georgia tag BCX5372 from a business about 9 miles from the burglarized house. The corrections officers killed have been identified as 42-year-old Christopher Monica and 58-year-old Curtis Billue . Billue was was with the Georgia Department of Corrections for 10 years and Monica had eight years of service.

Global News Armed man rams auto into police van in Paris
Author: 0 Armed man rams auto into police van in Paris

There has been no claim of responsibility for the assault, which occurred just a short distance from where a jihadist shot dead a police officer two months earlier. "We have a situation where a lot of individuals are radicalized in France, and it's very hard to prevent them", he said. Locals, Victoria Boucher and her daughter Chrystel, were attempting to visit the Champs-Elysees shortly after the attack.

Global News Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort
Author: 0 Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Tom Price . A Trump versus the Democrats showdown was taking place Tuesday in a Georgia congressional district and Latinos had a part to play. Both candidates tried to avoid talk on Monday about the contest's national implications for Democrats and Republicans in the Trump era, but their supporters aren't treading as carefully.

Author: 0 Hamas and IS both say they killed Israeli policewoman

In an online statement, IS said jihadist fighters had targeted a "gathering of Jews", warning that "this attack will not be the last". Palestinian militant factions also denied Islamic State was involved in the attacks in Jerusalem on Friday, in which a second Israeli police officer was wounded.

Global News Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure
Author: 0 Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez claims the club has made no contact with Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea following their failed attempts to bring him to the Spanish capital in 2015. What I have been told is that he has the same structure [in Spain] that he had in England - and there was no problem there. "I'm sure he will speak to us about what has happened (with the tax case), which has obviously affected his credibility, and we'll see what happens".

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader jailed for 30 days

Before the protest began on Tverskaya Street, a stone's throw away from the Kremlin, prosecutors warned the rally was illegal and police would take "all necessary measures" to prevent disorder. In March, Navalny oversaw massive protests across Russian Federation, leading to his brief arrest, reportedly for disobeying a police officer. The demonstration had received official sanction to be held in another location, but Navalny called for a last minute change, citing interference in building ...

Author: 0 Under pressure to soften Brexit, May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

A deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal to stay in power, the BBC reported, citing a source in Arlene Foster's DUP . It had been suggested the start of negotiations could be delayed by the failure of any party to win a House of Commons majority at last week's General Election.

Global News Milwaukee police arrest woman in arson/homicide
Author: 0 Milwaukee police arrest woman in arson/homicide

A firefighter was injured while fighting the fire Friday. Jestopher and Jessie Hinds and their cousin Travonta Richmond told FOX6 they watched from nearby as the woman busted out a window before grabbing what appears to be a gas can from the garage and pouring it through a window.

Global News Gunmen storm Pigcawayan school, take hostages
Author: 0 Gunmen storm Pigcawayan school, take hostages

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said the gunmen targeted a patrol base of pro-government militiamen and the attack maybe an effort by the militants to divert troop focus on the Marawi offensive. Authorities are trying to establish how many hostages are trapped in the school. President Rodrigo Duterte, despite having an antagonistic stance toward US security policies, has acknowledged the USA assistance is helping save lives, as he faces his most serious crisis in his yearlong ...

Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

His family did not give a cause of his death but said in a statement on Monday that the "awful torturous mistreatment" Warmbier endured while in custody meant "no other outcome was possible". Moon , who was elected on a plan to engage in talks with North Korea, said he agreed with Trump on being willing to participate in a dialog with North Korea under certain conditions, given that sanctions and worldwide pressure have not resolved the situation.

Author: 0 American student released by North Korea has died

McCain, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said North Korea " murdered " Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from detention in a coma . The U.S. military said the bombers conducted two separate drills with the Japanese and South Korean air forces. McCain didn't actually mention Warmbier by name when making the case, though he did implicitly call him ― as well as any other Americans who travel to North ...

Global News Lucas Digne Dismisses 'Fake' Barcelona Exit Report
Author: 0 Lucas Digne Dismisses 'Fake' Barcelona Exit Report

Recent reports suggested the 23 year-old is not happy with his situation at the Catalan giant, but Digne is adamant there is no truth in such claims. "I've heard rumours about me leaving, but it's rubbish, [they are] false stories". I am looking forward to winning many more trophies and big titles in the future with Barca. "I always want more - just like my club". The nerazzurri are believed to be interested in signing both Andres Iniesta and Aleix Vidal although the latter could be an ...

Global News US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers
Author: 0 US shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers

On June 5, five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Yemen - cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting "terrorism". stance on the issue, calling for the dispute to be solved at the negotiating table. The dispute has opened a rift among some of the main USA allies in the Middle East.

Global News Polygamist Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught After Year Of Running
Author: 0 Polygamist Leader Lyle Jeffs Caught After Year Of Running

Jeffs appeared in front of a federal judge in South Dakota Thursday afternoon. He had been on the run since he fled house arrest on June 18, 2016, in Salt Lake City, awaiting trial with other leaders of the religious sect on charges they diverted money from a federal government food assistance program for the poor, authorities said.