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Our voters want us to continue ignoring London, says Adams

Our voters want us to continue ignoring London, says Adams

Ms O'Neill claimed the Conservatives have an "increasingly partisan approach" to Northern Ireland and called on the Irish government to "stand up for the rights of all citizens in the north". Northe...

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US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

US attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Ron Wyden (D-OR) asked the committee to compel Attorney General Jeff Sessions to answer questions in public in the coming weeks. "Some members [of the appropriations committees] have publicly stat...

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White House doesn't deny Trump considering firing Mueller

White House doesn't deny Trump considering firing Mueller

Mueller, and thinks the possibility of being fired will focus the veteran prosecutor on delivering what the president desires most: a blanket public exoneration". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenst...

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In Wisconsin, Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

In Wisconsin, Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

Leaders of the House intelligence committee have written to White House lawyers to ask whether there are any records or memos of Mr Comey's discussions with the President. All this was done under oa...

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Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny jailed, hundreds arrested

Navalny, a Kremlin foe who is seeking to run for president next year, is looking to build on momentum picked up during nationwide protests in March, which drew unexpectedly large crowds and ended with...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies collusion with Russian Federation

Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he could not discuss his conversations with Trump because they were private. A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told "PBS NewsHour" on Monday that the...

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Comey's friend says he's turning over Comey's Trump memos to FBI

Comey acknowledged in testimony last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he leaked the memo and did so hoping that it would trigger the appointment of a special counsel. And while Kasow...

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Still no one claims $447M Powerball prize

Still no one claims $447M Powerball prize

It's the third time they've had a million-dollar victor, but nothing as big as this. While the victor has not yet come forward to claim the prize, the co-owner of Marietta Liquor & Deli in Riverside...

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Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstruct investigation

Throughout the questioning, Sessions defended himself and refused to discuss any details of conversations he has had with President Trump. Here are the top five things we learned. First, Sessions...

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United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

May began talks with the Northern Ireland-based party to see if they can create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a maj...

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Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

Kuwaiti and Syrian nationals also turned up in May. A Muslim separatist rebellion in the southern Philippines began in the 1970s and killed more than 120,000 people. Duterte cut short a state v...

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Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

Britain's Press Association, quoting two unnamed sources from the meeting, said May told lawmakers at the closed-door session that she admitted she was the one "who got us into this mess" and vowed th...

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Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey

Last week, Comey raised additional questions about Sessions' involvement, saying the FBI knew of reasons why it would be problematic for the attorney general to stay involved in the Russian Federati...

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Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point

Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point

In a tiresome game at Hampden Park, Gareth Southgate's side looked set to claim three points following Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute strike. "We should have been further ahead - if you don't...

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Costa Rica tops Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifying

Costa Rica tops Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifying

The top three teams in the group qualify automatically for Russian Federation 2018, while the fourth-placed finisher can still advance through a playoff against a side from the Asian confederation. Wh...

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Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Sessions routinely said he would not answer questions regarding his conversations with Trump, but he delivered more than enough answers over two and a half hours of testimony Tuesday afternoon. "I'm n...

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Comey Testimony: What Went Wrong for Trump's Political Opponents?

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017 , in Washington. Throwing Trump's ow...

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Brexit talks face delay after UK election shock

She'd called that election to increase her majority and strengthen her hand in talks to leave the European Union , but her Conservative Party won just 318 seats. "And as I reflect on the result...

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North Korea releases detained US student 'in coma'

North Korea releases detained US student 'in coma'

After a video of his statement emerged, the Obama administration placed new sanctions on North Korea. " Otto has left North Korea". Meanwhile, one month ago, President Trump called Kim Jun...

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Republican wants Trump tapes if they exist

Asked if he'd testify under oath, Trump answered, "One hundred per cent". " James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said". There was "no collusion, no obstruction" of justice, Trump said during a ...

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Georgia inmates on the run after killing 2 correctional officers

Billue, a 10-year employee, is survived by a father, a brother and a sister, Dozier said. He was serving time at Baldwin State Prison for armed robbery in Elbert County. It was traveling on State ...

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"Anxiety and fear" in Northern Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks-Sinn Fein

The Assembly election campaign exposed many divisions between the two main parties on issues such as legislative protections for Irish language speakers and how to deal with the legacy of the Troubles...

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Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing

He said: "I recused myself not because of asserting wrongdoing or any belief that I may have been involved in wrongdoing in the campaign". "You're impeding this investigation", fumed Sen. Trump was to...

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Parents of UVA student released from North Korea say he's in coma

The president directs the secretary to take all appropriate measures to secure the release of American hostages in North Korea. Let me reiterate this: "we strongly, strongly suggest that Americans do ...

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Bangladesh summons US diplomat to protest arrest of envoy in New York

Bangladesh summons US diplomat to protest arrest of envoy in New York

Shameem Ahsan, the consul-general of Bangladesh, told Reuters over the telephone from NY that Amin disappeared on May 17, 2016, and that the consulate informed the US State Department office in NY o...

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Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Tom Cotton's (R-AR) remark that Democrats went "down lots of other rabbit trails" in their lines of questioning as Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. "No", said Sessions...

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134 after heavy rain

Police warned that the death toll would likely rise as emergency workers reached remote parts of the Chittagong Hills, some 242 km away from Dhaka . "We need to accomplish a crucial task of resumin...

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Macron's New Party Marching Toward Centrist Takeover of French Parliament

Macron's New Party Marching Toward Centrist Takeover of French Parliament

Less than half of registered voters — 48.7 percent — cast ballots on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said in its final count the morning after. The party's commanding lead in the first round of voting...

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Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference

Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference

Martin Heinrich , who took issue with Sessions declining to answer questions. "We are talking about an attack on our democratic institutions, and stonewalling of any kind is unacceptable", Wyden sa...

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North Korea releases U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier

Tillerson said the State Department is continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of other three American citizens imprisoned there. Yun and two doctors visit Warmbier that mo...

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Trump scolds Qatar on terror

Trump scolds Qatar on terror

The list and response add to the diplomatic and political tensions in the Gulf that have erupted since Saudi Arabia and its allies severed ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremism. "We...

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Sessions: Comey was wrong to leak Flynn memo

Sen. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., compared Session's situation to science fiction, beginning his line of questioning by asking the attorney general if he liked spy movies. Asked if he would fire Mr Mueller...

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Pakistan becomes member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

The presidents also signed an SCO convention on countering extremism and adopted a statement of the bloc's leaders about their countries' joint fight against global terrorism. All members described In...

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Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Yanez, 29, who is Latino, is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reyn...

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Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

If he did have a conversation with the ambassador, it was "certainly nothing improper". Days after that, Sessions also corrected his confirmation hearing testimony to inform the committee about his tw...

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Why Jeff Sessions says he can't talk

Sessions refused, however, to offer further explanation for his support in firing the former FBI director even though he'd recused himself from the investigation into whether President Trump's team c...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russia probe

Sessions said: "It did not violate my recusal". Secondly, Sessions is likely to be asked why, after recusing himself from oversight of claims of Russian election meddling because he was on Trump's c...

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AG Sessions to Testify Publicly

AG Sessions to Testify Publicly

The second key line of questioning senators should pursue, Anders said, is about how Sessions perceives the scope of his own recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. DOJ flatly denies ther...

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Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards

Rowe has been in prison since June 2002. "Dubose is described as a white man standing 6'1", weighing 140 pounds. He stands around 6-foot-2 and weighs 150 pounds. Authorities search for green Honda c...

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Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

Sessions said his decision to accept the intelligence committee's invitation to appear was due in part to Comey's testimony. Detractors of the president argue the February 14 meeting, if it happe...

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