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No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

The Times reported Trump had been bothered by conservative news reports that Mueller was close to James Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director whom Trump fired in May. quickly retweeted to his own 1.7 million followers. The NYT noted that Trump has become increasingly angry over the thought that Mueller is part of a partisan "witch hunt" against him when it comes to the Russian collusion story.



London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

In an interview on BBC's newsnight on Friday, the prime minister said the fire which has claimed the lives of at least 30 people with dozens more missing was "absolutely horrifying" and had been a "terrifying experience" for those affected.


Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Declaring Obama's pact with Castro a "completely one-sided deal", Trump said he was cancelling it. The lengthy statement then went on to strike a conciliatory tone, saying Cuba wants to continue negotiations with the U.S. Trump announced his new approach at the Manuel Artime Theater in the heart of the United States' largest Cuban-American and Cuban exile community, whose support aides believe helped him win Florida in the election.



US accuses Chinese company of money-laundering for North Korea

It said the case would represent one of the largest USA seizures of North Korean funds. The announcement adds to USA pressure on China to do more to clamp down on North Korea, which has dodged global sanctions created to stop money being funneled into its nuclear weapons program.



Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller to oversee it in the wake of Comey's ouster. In the backlash following Comey's dismissal, Rosenstein hired Robert Mueller to oversee the Russian Federation probe as special counsel. Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them.


Jeremy Corbyn goes nuclear in Question Time clash with Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn goes nuclear in Question Time clash with Theresa May

At the Brighton Festival, yesterday (Thursday 1 June), he praised Jeremy Corbyn for going "to the grassroots" to transform his party ahead of the UK General Election on 8 June. He asked how the public could trust the Conservatives when no figures were given in the manifesto. If the latest polls are wrong - and they have previously underestimated Conservative support - and May wins a sizeable victory, she will axe current finance minister Philip Hammond and replace him with Interior ...