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Trump, according to The Times , has brought up the legal and political implications of firing Mueller, whom he thinks is "incapable of an impartial investigation". And the charge of obstruction rests only on Comey's claim that he felt pressured by Trump to drop the Michael Flynn probe. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) then asked if Rosenstein would fire Mueller if he was asked.
  • Grenfell Tower fire: Police say 58 people are missing and presumed dead

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    At least 58 people are dead or presumed dead after the blaze. More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) has been raised for victims of the London high-rise fire that has killed at least 30 people and left dozens homeless. In a message released on her official birthday, the Queen said it was "difficult to escape a very sombre mood", following recent attacks and deaths in London and Manchester .
  • Turns out the presidency is good for Trump's business

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    Although Trump properties occupied for government business, or those who do business with the government, did well, overall the president had a mixed year, at least in terms of financial results that have been made public. The first lady drew wide criticism earlier this year when she claimed in a libel lawsuit that a defamatory story in the Daily Mail had derailed her "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to launch a broad commercial brand and bring in multimillion-dollar business opportunities.
  • May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled

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    Discussions in Westminster are continuing without Theresa May after she left for Paris for a pre-arranged meeting with newly elected president Emmanuel Macron. Former Conservative prime minister John Major has also raised doubts about the deal and its impact on the province's "fragile" peace, telling BBC radio that the government "will not be seen to be impartial" if locked into a deal.
  • Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances

    Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances

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    Rosenstein pledged this week that he would maintain the integrity of the investigation and saw no reason to fire Mueller, despite reports that Trump was considering such a move. Mr Trump was not under investigation before Mr Comey's firing, but reportedly is now facing scrutiny for obstruction of justice over the circumstances surrounding the ex-FBI chief's sacking, according to USA media .
  • Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

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    While Trump gave his speech , a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater , named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.
  • Engulfed in chaos, United Kingdom government looks for success in Brexit talks

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    The UK government's Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, agreed on Thursday that official divorce talks will begin Monday, June 19 . While Britain's economy has shown unexpected resilience since the Brexit vote, there are signs of weakness. Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that Brexit can be halted, but if Britain reversed course it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or opt-outs from key EU ...
  • Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

    Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

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    Kohl, who died on Friday at the age of 87, spearheaded the end of Germany's decades-long division into East and West. On behalf of the Chinese government and people and in his own name, Xi voiced deep condolences over Kohl's death and honest sympathy for the former chancellor's family.
  • WEATHER FORECAST: Hazardous weather outlook - More storms possible

    WEATHER FORECAST: Hazardous weather outlook - More storms possible

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    Giving it a 30 percent chance. Up to a half-inch of rain is possible. Sunday night will be uncomfortable with moderate to high humidity and temperatures dropping no lower than 70 degrees in spots. Thursday night: A chance of showers after 10 p.m. Afternoon showers/storms posssible. Highs in mid to upper 80s. Eric Adams 9, left and his brother Robert Adams 11, enjoy a cooling ice cream cone from Kurver Kreme on Central Avenue Monday June 12, 2017 in Colonie, N.Y.