Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

Rosenstein told lawmakers that he had not seen good cause to fire the special counsel . A President's order, he pointed out, did not count as good cause. Speaking earlier, House Speaker Paul Ryan said politicians should allow the special counsel to do his work. He said he doubts Mueller can be trusted to carry out an impartial investigation.

Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Stewart, the former co-chairman of Donald Trump's campaign in Virginia , received 155,716 votes, or 42.53 percent of votes. Republican candidate for governor, Ed Gillespie (R) talks with Republican Lt. Perriello's last-minute entry into the race earlier this year forced Northam to ratchet up his campaign much sooner than expected to take on Perriello's challenge from his left flank.

Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

The visit by the U.S. president and assurances of USA support in countering Islamic terrorist groups, a broad term, that could for the Saudis include opposition groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood, could have emboldened the two states to take the drastic steps of severing all diplomatic ties with Qatar.

Van Plows Into Worshipers Leaving London Mosque

Van Plows Into Worshipers Leaving London Mosque

British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain. A van struck several worshippers leaving the Finsbury Park mosque early Monday morning after Ramadan prayers. The council tweeted that its prayers were with the victims.

Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery

May had called for an early election in the hope of getting a stronger hand to drive a harder bargain in the Brexit negotiations . Britain's Department of State for Exiting the European Union tweeted a picture of a smiling Davis and a straight-faced Barnier "after exchanging mountaineering gifts,".