Trump Wanted Loyalty, Drop Flynn Investigation — Fired FBI Director

His daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who serves as deputy press secretary for the White House, was a champion for Trump's honesty while Comey blasted him for his lies. Comey described discomfort about their oneon- one conversations, saying he decided he immediately needed to document the discussions in memos. After he was sacked, Comey asked a friend to leak the contents of a memo about an Oval Office meeting that he had with Trump to a newspaper reporter.

House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

It would curb the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's enforcement authority, scrap the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s bank resolution practice, and give banks the ability to opt out of certain regulations if they hold sufficient capital.

British Election Produces Turmoil; Future of Prime Minister Theresa May in Doubt

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged her to resign and allow him to form a minority administration, declaring: "We are ready to serve this country". Support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) could allow her Conservatives to reach the 326 seats needed for a majority in parliament.

Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's Supreme Leader said Friday that the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran this week will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the USA and Saudi Arabia. The US president has long accused Iran of backing terrorism and has threatened to tear up a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers. These terrorists were affiliated to Wahabi and Takfiri groups who joined Daesh terrorist group overseas and were red handed in the ...

'Wonder Woman' rules box office, 'Captain Underpants' in second spot

The previous record holder, " Fifty Shades of Grey ", brought in $85.2 million in 2015. The box office haul for the female superhero icon is smaller than the box office numbers of some of her caped male counterparts. And, according to The Hollywood Reporter , Wonder Woman is the first female-focused production to achieve this level of success, made all the more impressive by the fact that 52 percent of the audience was female.

'Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes': Highlights Of James Comey's Testimony

Comey, to a fault, believes in publicly defending the ideals of objectivity and nonpartisanship; it's significant that he went out of his way so many times to vouch for Mueller's independence and reliability. "But that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work towards to try and understand what the intention was there and whether that's an offense".