Paul Ryan says everyone should just let Robert Mueller do his job

Mr Ruddy said Mr Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also representing Ms Ivanka Trump , the President's daughter, and her husband, Mr Jared Kushner. "The attorney general is the one who has to fire him", said CNN's senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin on "Anderson Cooper 360". When asked by the pool of reporters covering a midday meeting with Republican lawmakers at the White House whether he supported Mueller, Trump gave no answer, even though he ...

US, Chinese officials meeting to discuss North Korea's nukes

North Korea says it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States , and this week Mattis called it the "most urgent" threat to USA national security. Following a recent series of high-profile North Korean missile tests, the US earlier this month led an effort at the pass a resolution adding more North Korean individuals and entities linked to its nuclear and missile programs to a sanctions blacklist.

Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

The President tweeted on Friday morning that he was "being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!". Comey, he technically did not formally recommend that Trump fire him. Trump fired Comey on May 9. Rosenstein - in charge because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation - then appointed Mueller as special counsel.

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs caught after year on lam

Jeffs is believed to have used olive oil to slip off his ankle monitor. The FBI had issued a $50,000 reward and a wanted poster with bold red lettering saying Jeffs should be considered armed and risky. They expect him back in Utah in the next several days. Jeffs assumed the role of leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (known as FLDS) after his brother, Warren Jeffs , was sentenced in 2011 to life in prison for child rape.

Oil sits near half-year lows as global supply overhand weighs

Brent crude oil fell 30 USA cents to $46.70 a barrel, its weakest since May 5 and just above six-month lows, before recovering a little ground to trade at $46.80 by 7.55am GMT. The agreement to curb output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) has been prolonged through March 2018. OPEC's oil production jumped in May, despite the exporter group agreeing last month to extend its six-month deal to cap output into 2018.

Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

Mueller is now leading the investigation into whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Notably, James Comey , who was sacked by Trump last month, publicly testified this month that Trump had told him to ease off on his former national security adviser Michael Flynn , who was under the FBI investigation for his Russian links.