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Trump asked Comey to close Flynn probe - NY Times, citing Comey memo

Trump asked Comey to close Flynn probe - NY Times, citing Comey memo

In those statements, White House officials had denied Flynn had discussed easing United States sanctions against Russia when he spoke to Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in late December. Republicans were more circumspect but also clearly upset. Some Republicans began to press for a more robust investigation of the White House. House Speaker Paul Ryan has endured a rocky relationship with Trump but has stood by the President during his trials so far in the administration.


United States planning to kill Kim Jong-un - North Korea claims

United States planning to kill Kim Jong-un - North Korea claims

North Korea conducted an annual military parade, featuring a display of missiles and overseen by top leader Kim Jong-un and his right-hand men on April 15 and then a large, live-fire artillery drill 10 days later. The KCNA report did not say when the assassination plot was stopped. In retaliation, North Korea is undertaking "counterterrorism measures of justice", a spokesman for North Korea intelligence said, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported .


The Comey memo: Trump asked to end Flynn probe

The Comey memo: Trump asked to end Flynn probe

The New York Times reported that Trump made the request during a February Oval Office meeting. The White House has denied the Times' report. Trump, in a series of public comments and interviews, has suggested that Flynn was being mistreated and has heralded him as a good man.


USA lawmakers want Trump to explain giving intelligence to Russian Federation

USA lawmakers want Trump to explain giving intelligence to Russian Federation

Earlier today, President Trump justified the information he shared as necessary to cooperation and national security . Along with potentially alienating a key USA intelligence gathering partner, President Donald Trump may have directly put people in danger by disclosing classified information to Russian officials during a meeting last week.


European Union rejects British PM's claim of election meddling

European Union rejects British PM's claim of election meddling

British ministers blasted the European Commission on Friday, accusing EU officials of trying to "bully" the United Kingdom ahead of two years of gruelling Brexit negotiations. May says "there are some in Brussels who do not want these talks to succeed, who do not want Britain to prosper". The atmosphere between Mrs May's government and the Commission soured after Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung published an account of her dinner with Mr Juncker in London last week.


Rolf Harris accused of groping girl, 13, after TV show

Rolf Harris accused of groping girl, 13, after TV show

Two US officials said Trump shared the intelligence, supplied by an ally of the United States in the fight against the Islamist group, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak during a meeting in the Oval Office last Wednesday.