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Donald Trump confirms obstruction of justice probe, claiming 'witch hunt'

Donald Trump confirms obstruction of justice probe, claiming 'witch hunt'

Although Rosenstein didn't mention any specific media reports , it appears it could be in response to a Washington Post story published Wednesday , alleging that the special counsel in the Russian Federation probe is investigating President Trump for potential obstruction of justice, related to his firing of then-FBI Director James Comey .


Macron's party buries French establishment

Macron's party buries French establishment

The right-wing Republican party, which only at the start of this year had seemed on course to win the Presidency under Francois Fillon, will be nearly certainly be the main opposition, with between 70 and 110 seats according to Ipsos projections.



London blaze death toll reaches 30 as queen visits survivors

Authorities have not yet issued a figure and have said they genuinely don't know how many people might have died. The identity of some of the victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze may never be confirmed, the Metropolitan Police warned on Friday.



London inferno deaths rise to 30, many missing

Prime Minister Theresa May faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she returned to the site of the devastating fire in west London after being criticised for not meeting victims in the wake of the tragedy. It's unclear exactly how many residents were inside the building at the time . They essentially consist of two thin layers of aluminum sandwiched around a lightweight insulating material.



Many Cubans crestfallen at Trump's detente roll back

The President will re-institute some of the restrictions on travel to Cuba and USA business dealings with entities tied to the Cuban military and intelligence services. "We can not continue to bring concessions to the Cuban government", he said. The changes are meant to cut off cash to Cuban leader Raúl Castro's regime, which controls about 60 percent of the island's economy through military-run enterprises, and pressure the Cuban government to let the nascent private sector grow.