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'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit

Trump chose to follow up on his criticism of the Mayor's statement, saying again on Twitter , " Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". "I don't see that the president is picking a fight with the mayor of London at all", White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters .


Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

Though that sounds sweltering, it may not be a record high for the region. A record-breaking blast of summer-like weather has hit NY and other parts of the Northeast. The temperature in Boston rose to 95 Monday, one degree away from tying the record. Wednesday should be most cloudy, Thursday sunny and Friday mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, the weather service said .



Trump won't say if conversations with Comey were taped

Comey stop investigating anyone". Comey said that at least some of the notes - including a memo that described a February 14 conversation in which the president allegedly talked about the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and said he hoped Comey could "let this go" - did not contain classified information.



White House Bats Down Idea That Trump Is Considering Firing Robert Mueller

Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS, "I think he's weighing that option". Comey has made clear that he vetted his testimony with Mueller and his aides to avoid revealing information that might compromise the special counsel's pursuit of possible criminal wrongdoing.



Trump doubles down on call for 'travel ban'

President Donald Trump on Monday denounced the Justice Department's "watered down travel ban" and called for an "expedited hearing" before the Supreme Court . He also said that "sensible" lawyers in the White House and Justice Department agree with him. That afternoon, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders admitted to reporters that Trump ceded ground to an appeals court in order to expedite the implementation of the immigration policy.


May to finalise Cabinet, prepare for Brexit talks

May to finalise Cabinet, prepare for Brexit talks

Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has also held on to his seat at Islington North in north London with a decisive margin and won over 40,086 votes which he described as an "incredible" result and called on Theresa May "to go" to make way for his party.