Lavoy Finicum's wife reacts to Federal Bureau of Investigation agent's indictment

Ammon Bundy and armed followers occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in OR on January 2, 2016, on the theory that the federal government has no right to federal land . At a Portland news conference Wednesday, Nelson said he and investigators from his office went to Washington, D.C., past year to inform Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe of his agency's findings.

Will Russia & US Have an Air War in Syria?

Inside the city, Kurdish fighters have reached the northernmost part of the Rafiqa wall - an ancient wall surrounding the old city of Raqqa , built during the Abbasid Caliphate. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the initial toll at 30 dead. In mid-June the USA shot down a Syrian warplane after it was accused of attacking the SDF.

Southern Utah wildfire grows to largest in US

The heat in the West and Southwest is blamed for the deaths of two people in California, and it could have been a factor in the deaths of two hikers whose bodies were found in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns National Park. "Not only do our hearts go out to those who have been displaced, but our attention and resources are focused heavily on containing the fire and protecting property and lives", he said".

Trump sanctions Chinese bank in bid to rein in North Korea

It is proposing severing the bank from the USA financial system, pending a 60-day review period. The US has pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile programmes. According to a press release from the Treasury, these initiatives "have been taken in response to the circumvention ongoing global sanctions by North Korea, as well as the development of weapons of mass destruction".

Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar firms before Yellen

The GBP/EUR rate has hit lows of 1.1260 this morning, while the Euro traded through 1.1350 versus the Dollar, as Draghi suggested there is room for the European Central Bank to move away from an ultra-accommodative monetary policy. Hong Kong's Hang Seng led declines, falling as much as 0.7 percent. ENERGY: Oil futures fell, with benchmark USA crude slipping 8 cents to $44.16 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC in BG sector

A jawan was injured in back-to-back ceasefire violations by the Pakistani Army on Sunday. Earlier on Thursday, in the third such attack this year, a team of Pakistani special forces sneaked 600 metres across the LoC into the Poonch sector and killed two Indian troopers and lost one Border Action Team (BAT) member in retaliatory action.

Fire tests: cladding from 60 blocks across 25 areas fail safety checks

The government has said cladding on 60 high-rise buildings across 25 local authority areas in England, including Norwich, has failed safety tests in the wake of the tragedy which has claimed the lives of at least 79 people. The Liberal Democrats called on the Government to immediately ban the use of flammable materials in high-rise buildings. "We are the victims, not the villains", she said.

Camden tower block evacuated in wake of fatal Grenfell Tower fire

She says: "Why have they left it 'til half past eight on Friday night to start getting residents out?" "Grenfell changes everything and I don't believe we can take any risks", Georgia Gould, leader of the Camden Council local authority, told reporters.

Spicer says he's never spoken with Trump about Russian interference

Spicer is far too easy to make fun of, so in a way, I'm going to miss having him around. He added that the White House press team is very available and that the briefing is just one avenue to be available to the press. Lewandowski said the White House is looking to give Spicer more help, but said insinuations it is part of a larger shake-up were overblown. "We've been meeting with potential people".

U.S. bombers fly with SoKor F-15s in Korean peninsula

He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday offered few details about how the United States plans to respond to Warmbier's death , promising only that the U.S.

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

In a third tweet Thursday morning, Trump asked: "By the way, if Russian Federation was working so hard on the 2016 Election , it all took place during the Obama Admin". Johnson said the reaction of state officials ranged from "neutral to negative" because they feared a federal takeover. Johnson was asked by Republican South Carolina Rep.

Karnataka govt to waive loans upto Rs. 50000; big relief to farmers

Rahul was firm on it after he came under attack from the BJP for his demand for a similar waiver by the Narendra Modi-led Centre when the Congress governmentin Karnataka had failed to emulate BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. The farmers, to some extent can heave a sigh of relief following the decision taken by Siddaramaiah government. "Is the government really serious about the hardships faced by farmers?" This was followed by Rs 30,000 crore farm loan waiver in Maharashtra ...

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Yet his delivery of the news, which was read awkwardly from what seemed to be a pile of index cards, made it seem as if he knew little about the situation, or was just too distracted by his own self-inflicted scandals to deliver it with the appropriate amount of solemnity.

Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

Environment heads of the G7 industrial nations converged on Bologna Sunday with US President Donald Trump's oil-friendly advocate Scott Pruitt facing global calls to rethink Trump's recent decision to quit the 2015 UN climate pact .

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

The tweet was not confirmation that the president or his attorney has been informed by the Department of Justice or Mueller that Trump is the subject of an investigation. It has become the story that just won't die for the White House as Donald Trump deals with the scandal involving Russian Federation. " Witch Hunt ", the president wrote.

Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

Russian Federation will treat all US aircraft west of the Euphrates river in Syria as legitimate targets after a U.S. F/A-18 shot down a Syrian regime aircraft Sunday, striking anti-ISIS forces, Moscow announced Monday. Before it downed the plane, the coalition had "contacted its Russian counterparts by telephone via an established "de-confliction line" to de-escalate the situation and stop the firing".

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Trump on Friday laid out his new Cuba policy that tightens rules on Americans travelling to Cuba and bars United States individuals and companies from doing commerce with Cuban businesses owned by the Cuban military, Efe news reported. "But we sent two letters, one to the then-President Obama , who didn't even acknowledge us, and the other to Trump, who immediately accepted". The statement reiterates Cuba's commitment to "the necessary changes that we're making now as part of the ...

May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

Sixteen "very ordinary people" sat in Downing Street to bring their concerns to Theresa May in an "unprecedented" meeting and finally felt they were listened to, the Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin said. One of the victims was named as Mohammed Alhajali, a 23-year-old Syrian refugee, who came to Britain in 2014 with his brother. The Telegraph collected some of the known names of the dead with pictures, mostly from the accounts of people searching for lost friends and family ...

Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Before his dismissal, Comey confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been investigating alleged Russian government efforts to interfere in the election, including any links between Trump's campaign and Moscow. "And second, if the president thinks he can fire Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and replace him with someone who will shut down the investigation, he is in for a rude awakening".

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Before his dismissal, Comey confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been investigating alleged Russian government efforts to interfere in the election, including any links between Trump's campaign and Moscow. court. In a second tweet, Trump touted his "powerful" presence on social media, despite widespread criticism that his recurring rants on Twitter and other online media have only compounded his legal and political problems.

North Korea releases United States citizen Otto Warmbier

Tillerson said the State Department secured his release at Trump's direction, and a spokeswoman was firm in saying Rodman's trip had nothing to do with Warmbier's release . PYONGYANG, North Korea — Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea has been uncharacteristically low-key so far. "We strongly suggest that Americans do not go to North Korea ", Nauert said.

Russian Federation opens Confederations Cup with uninspiring win over New Zealand

Russia's underperforming national team can not escape the sense that they are letting a proud country down, as their preparations for the 2018 World Cup on home soil begin in earnest with Saturday's Confederations Cup opener against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg .

U.S. oil output hampering market rebalancing: OPEC

Light, sweet crude for July delivery slid US$1.73, or 3.7 percent, to US$44.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, snapping a three-session winning streak and closing at the lowest level since November 14. Prices are down 2.6 percent this week. Global energy demand grew by 1 percent in 2016, a rate similar to the previous two years but well below the 10-year average of 1.8 percent, BP said in its benchmark Statistical Review of World Energy on Tuesday.

Macron holds a meetings with European leaders in Paris

The political wave in France towards politically transforming the nation took another turn for the better last Sunday when Emanuel Macron's party took the driving seat. The achievement must seem still more spectacular as Macron's La République En Marche (Republic on the Move) ~ just one-year-old ~ has won 32.32 per cent of the votes in the first round , against 21.56 per cent secured by Les Républicains and the far-right Front National's 13.2 per cent.

Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

Shortly after Trump fired Comey, a Justice Department official tapped Mueller to take up the investigation as a special counsel. "Nice", he tweeted Thursday morning. "The brazen redefinition of Mueller's task tells you how arrogant the deep state is and how confident it is it can get away with anything", Gingrich said.

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Moreover, she pointed out that Mueller's team of attorneys is anti-Trump, so how can they possibly be objective when investigating alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign? The Wisconsin Republican commented in response to a Trump friend, Chris Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax, who suggested Monday night that the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel.

Master Troll Vladimir Putin Offers Comey Political Asylum, Compares Him to Snowden

When a special service head records a conversation with the commander-in-chief and then gives it to the media through his friend. The former FBI director, James Comey , fired by Trump back in May, testified last week in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding issues related to Trump's possible collusion with Russian Federation, and the possibility that the President may have obstructed justice while trying to convince Comey to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn .

Gunman who shot GOP congressman, 3 others, had run-ins with police

Stocky, with graying hair and a well-trimmed moustache-goatee combination, Hodgkinson was an ardent supporter of Sanders, the feisty hero of the left who nearly defeated Hillary Clinton past year in a tough fight for the Democratic White House nomination.

Certain regional states likely to increase arms purchase: Iranian FM

The top Iranian diplomat also stressed that the JCPOA was now being implemented in its natural manner as the Islamic Republic and the European Union member states were committed to the deal. This distinction clearly eluded President Trump when he appeared to lump Iran and the Sunni jihadis together as part of the same "evil" in a speech to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia on May 21.

Dennis Rodman heads back to North Korea

The report added citing a US State Department official that Rodman had planned to visit North Korea and will not be visiting in any official role. A senior USA official also confirmed Rodman's trip and said he was not there in an official capacity, according to CNN .