SHOWS: INTERNET (JUNE 15, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter early on Thursday (June 15) after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Continue reading
SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JUNE 15, 2017) (UK POOL) – Tim Farron, the leader of Britain’s pro-European Union Liberal Democrat Party, resigned on Wednesday (June 14) saying questions about his Christian faith ahead of last week’s election meant he felt it was impossible to continue in the role. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JUNE 14, 2017) (UK POOL) – Fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday (June 14), killing at least six people and injuring 70 others in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told graduates at a Commencement address at Wellesley College Friday, “We were furious about the past presidential election — of a man who’s presidency would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice.” Continue reading
LONDON, BRITAIN (MAY 26, 2017) (UK POOL) – British police have arrested a “large part of the network” behind this week’s Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday (May 26).
President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who has seen the memo, said on Tuesday. Chris Dignam reports. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C, , UNITED STATES (MAY 16, 2017) (NBC) – The U.S. Secret Service said late on Tuesday (May 16) that it had lifted a security lockdown put into effect at the White House after a person tried to jump over a bike rack used as a barrier along the north fence of the mansion where President Donald Trump lives and works.
The suspect was in custody, the security office also said on Twitter.
Security had been tight for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit earlier in the day, as protesters gathered in front of the White House. Erdogan left before the lockdown.
The White House declined to comment on Tuesday on media reports that Israel was the source of sensitive information that President Donald Trump shared with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a White House meeting last week. Continue reading
KARLSRUHE, GERMANY (REUTERS) – An 81-year-old German far-right activist has been arrested in Hungary on a European warrant for offences committed while serving a prison term for denying the Holocaust, Hungarian police said on Tuesday (May 16).
INTERNET (MAY 16, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (May 16) defended his decision to share information with Russia, saying he shared facts with Russian officials at an publicly known meeting at the White House last week. Continue reading