Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'

During a joint military operation, an Afghan soldier opened fire on US troops, killing three American servicemen and injuring a fourth. Zabihullah Mujahid , a spokesman for the Taliban , wrote in a WhatsApp message that the attacker was a Taliban infiltrator.

Trump 'investigated for obstruction of justice' in Russia probe

The suggestion that the scope of Mueller's investigation may extend beyond the Trump campaign's activity to the recent firing of the FBI Director would indicate that the special counsel could be looking into a possible cover-up. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller to head the Russian Federation investigation after Comey's ouster. During his own dramatic testimony before the same Senate committee last week, Comey said he felt he was sacked in large part ...

Oklahoma lawmakers react to shooting at GOP baseball practice in Virginia

From the Diplomatic Room of the White House, the U.S. president turned statesman as he praised first responders and led prayers for wounded Congressman Steve Scalise . Two members of the Capitol Police - Crystal Griner and David Bailey- were also injured. The gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning at a USA congressional baseball practice field has been identified as James T.

Donald Trump supporters turn on special counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was appointed on May 17 and is tasked with investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and if associates of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials.

London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase

There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze, but angry residents said they had warned local authorities about fire issues at Grenfell Tower . Prime Minister Theresa May visits the scene. The cause of the blaze is still being investigated. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton also said specialist dogs would start searching the 24-story building that was engulfed in flames in the early hours of Wednesday.