• Donald Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions Faces Russia Grilling
Donald Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions Faces Russia Grilling

His impassioned response came today after Senate Democrats raised questions about whether Sessions privately met with Sergey Kislyak at an April 2016 foreign policy event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Comey told the intelligence committee in a closed session that Sessions may have had a third, undisclosed interaction with Russia's ambassa...

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  • Democratic Senator Calls Out GOP For Fast-Tracking Health Care Bill
Democratic Senator Calls Out GOP For Fast-Tracking Health Care Bill

Trump discussed the healthcare bill at a White House lunch he hosted for Republican senators in a bid to help the lawmakers find common ground to move forward with healthcare reform legislation this summer. Write your Senators today and tell them to reject Trumpcare―drafted in the Senate in complete secrecy―which will kick millions of people o...

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russia probe
Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russia probe

His comment comes after a friend of President Trump's, Newmax CEO Chris Ruddy, said Monday that the president is considering firing the special counsel . "I think the best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job", Ryan said. For many , the prospect of Mueller's firing immediately brought to mind the 1973 dismissal of special prosecut...

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  • Wellington Management Group LLP Boosts Position in AstraZeneca plc (AZN)
Wellington Management Group LLP Boosts Position in AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

Jefferies's price target would suggest a possible upside of 9.55 % from the current price of Ao World (LON:AO). D E Shaw And reported 0% of its portfolio in Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS). As per Thursday, January 5, the company rating was maintained by Investec. Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 8,500 ($109.83) price ...

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  • Duterte: Casino attack was work of 'crazy person'
Duterte: Casino attack was work of 'crazy person'

In a press conference, national capital region police office Chief Director Oscar Albayalde identified the attacker as Jessie Carlos, 43, a Filipino and a resident of Santa Cruz district in Manila . More than 12,000 people were at the complex during the attack, according to Resorts World. The taxi driver who dropped him off told police said hi...

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  • Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Sessions heatedly denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Recently fired FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that he had seen evidence suggesting Sessions may have had a third meeting with Kislyak. Lawmakers, including Al Franken of Minnesota and Patrick Leahy of Vermont, have asked the FBI to investigate and to determine if Sessions committed perjury when he denied...

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  • ECB signals end to rate cuts as eurozone prospects improve
ECB signals end to rate cuts as eurozone prospects improve

The forecast for 2019 was cut to 1.6 percent from 1.7 percent. However, the Governing Council retained the option to top up its quantitative easing programme should the outlook turn "less favourable" or tighter financial conditions threaten the ECB's price stability objective.

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller

Rosenstein. He said Trump had not talked to him about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel. Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm not going to be talking about it publicly".

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  • Sessions, Wyden scrap over AG's 'problematic' role
Sessions, Wyden scrap over AG's 'problematic' role

Sessions also is likely to face questions about Comey's cryptic assertion that the FBI knew of a "problematic" reason that Sessions should not oversee the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Sessions did not ask the White House about whether Trump was invoking executive privilege over his testimony and Trump did not opt to...

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  • No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general
No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Sen. "It's a mistake to pretend that this is going to be some neutral investigation", Gingrich said. Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation served as the Trump White House's first reasoning for firing Comey - though Trump later undercut th...

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  • Former NBA bad boy Rodman is back in North Korea
Former NBA bad boy Rodman is back in North Korea

Warmbier has said he arrived in North Korea on December 29, 2015 and was arrested January 2 as he prepared to fly out of Pyongyang's global airport. You'll recall that during one of his previous trips he told that press that only reason he needed to go meet with Kim was because " Obama can't do s*** " about North Korea .

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  • Why Comey's Testimony Against Trump is Like Listening to Sexual Assault Survivors
Why Comey's Testimony Against Trump is Like Listening to Sexual Assault Survivors

Comey's testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday was based on notes he made after nine conversations with Trump. Comey delivered scathing testimony a day earlier in a highly-anticipated Senate hearing, saying Trump sought to derail a probe into onetime national security advisor Michael Flynn - at best, a political miscalculation...

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  • Inflation hits highest level in nearly four years
Inflation hits highest level in nearly four years

Meanwhile separate figures showed house prices also on the up, increasing 5.6% in the year to April - up from 4.5% in the year to March. The ONS said rising prices for recreational and cultural goods and services were the main contributor to the increase.

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  • Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller
Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. The New York Times surreptitiously devoted only two sentences to Comey and Mueller's relationship, described four years ago in a Washingtonian piece as the two being "close partners and close all...

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  • The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack
The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Victims Of London Bridge Terror Attack

A group of British Muslims gave 3,000 roses to people on London Bridge on Sunday in a demonstration of solidarity following the van and knife rampage that left eight people dead and dozens injured, reported Press Association. Someone like that coming along and recognising that, it is a massive lift". "What was really noticeable on Satur...

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  • Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein testifies before Senate panel
Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein testifies before Senate panel

Stephanopoulos had asked the member of Trump's legal team if the president would promise not to order his Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller. Graham also asked him if it would be a disqualifier to have worked for Hillary Clinton , who ran against President Donald Trump in the election and was a subject of a separate Just...

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  • Porsche 911 GT2 RS unveiled as Forza Motorsport 7 cover auto
Porsche 911 GT2 RS unveiled as Forza Motorsport 7 cover auto

Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Forza Motorsport 7 during the company's E3 press conference including that the series will be coming to PC-the first time for a main-serise Forza Motorsport entry. It remains to be seen if the performance of the virtual 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS model in the said game will have the same performance on the road when...

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  • No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general Rosenstein
No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general Rosenstein

Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, and Comey and others have testified that there is no evidence to the contrary. Feinstein also asked if Rosenstein had an estimate for how long the investigation will take. The president subsequently abolished the office of the special prosecutor and t...

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  • How Many Barrick Gold Corp (TSE:ABX)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
How Many Barrick Gold Corp (TSE:ABX)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Finally, Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new stake in Barrick Gold Corporation during the first quarter worth about $213,000. Barrick Gold Corporation accounts for 8.6% of Sloane Robinson LLP's investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th largest position.

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  • Trump's defenders vs. Comey try to have it two ways
Trump's defenders vs. Comey try to have it two ways

On Friday, Trump strongly suggested Comey had lied about their encounters and accused him of being a "leaker". In nearly three hours of sworn testimony, Comey also said he orchestrated a leak to a New York Times reporter of a memo describing his conversations with Trump in the hope that it would prompt the appointment of a special counse...

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