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Mueller's investigation just got a boost — and another Trump associate may be in its crosshairs

News on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter drafted by President Donald Trump that details his reasons for firing then-FBI director James Comey has likely bolstered the progress of the Russia investigation, and may have landed another close Trump confidant in its …

Donald Trump
Middle East

Saudi security forces foil suicide bomb attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabian police foiled a "terrorist action" against Islam's holiest site on Friday, where millions of faithful from around the world have gathered, the state Al-Ekhbaria news channel said.<p>Citing the Ministry of the Interior, it said 11 people were injured in the collapse of a three-storey …

Landslide in China Is Feared to Have Buried Over 140 People

BEIJING — More than 140 people in southwestern China are feared to have been buried under an avalanche of mud and rocks when a hillside collapsed on Saturday, Chinese news media reported.<p>The landslide struck Xinmo, a village in Sichuan Province, early in the morning. Although the number of possible …

Communist Party

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump …

Health Care

Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows

President Trump reported on a new financial disclosure that his far-flung real estate and hotel assets are worth at least $1.4 billion, a stark illustration of the complex financial interests he has maintained in the White House.<p>The report, which the president voluntarily filed with the Office of …

Donald Trump

Trump keeps rolling back Obama legacy by tightening travel and trade with Cuba

Donald Trump has announced a partial rollback of his predecessor’s rapprochement with Cuba, tightening travel and trade rules on the grounds of what he said was a worsening human rights situation on the island.<p>The new rules will stop individual travel to Cuba and seek to restrict the flow of …

Cuba

Revealed: Facebook exposed identities of moderators to suspected terrorists

A security lapse that affected more than 1,000 workers forced one moderator into hiding – and he still lives in constant fear for his safety<p>Facebook put the safety of its content moderators at risk after inadvertently exposing their personal details to suspected terrorist users of the social …

Internet
Cuba
Cuba

Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

BEIRUT (AP) — Uncertainty and confusion surrounded the fate of the head of the Islamic State group Friday as Russia announced it may have killed him in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group's self-declared capital in Syria, but U.S. officials said there was no …

Middle East

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump complained in a furious Friday morning tweet that he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey and seemed to accuse the deputy attorney general of overseeing a "witch hunt" against him.<p>"I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the …

Donald Trump

Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 17; U.K. Government Is Criticized

LONDON — With the death toll from a horrific London fire rising and many residents still unaccounted for, Prime Minister Theresa May — under pressure from critics — on Thursday ordered a formal inquiry into the disaster that turned an apartment tower into a smoldering ruin.<p>At least 17 people are …

Grenfell Tower

GOP House Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting at baseball practice

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Rep. Steve Scalise, a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a member of the Capitol police force were shot Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, during a Republicans' early-morning practice ahead of a charity baseball game.<p>Federal law enforcement officials identified the alleged …

Republicans
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Fed is likely to hold rates steady at Yellen's final meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Janet Yellen's final Federal Reserve policy meeting will likely bring an uneventful end this week to her four-year tenure as Fed chair but perhaps offer hints of the central bank's approach to interest rates in the months to follow.<p>Yellen, the first woman to lead the world's most …

Questions Mount After Fire at Grenfell Tower in London Kills at Least 12

LONDON — Adib Abbas, an observant Muslim, was preparing an early morning Ramadan meal in a ninth-floor apartment at Grenfell Tower when he suddenly smelled gas. On the same floor, Hanan Wahabi woke up and realized that something was terribly wrong. The night air had the stench of smoke and ash.<p>From …

Grenfell Tower

Officials identify gunman, victims in UPS shooting

<b>San Francisco (CNN) —</b> The gunman who killed three men at a UPS facility in San Francisco and then killed himself has been identified as 38-year-old Jimmy Lam, said a source close to the investigation.<p>The victims were Wayne Chan, 56, and Benson Louie, 50, both of San Francisco; and 46-year-old …

San Francisco

Lawmaker Steve Scalise is critically injured in GOP baseball shooting; gunman James T. Hodgkinson is killed by police

A man angry with President Trump unleashed a barrage of gunfire Wednesday morning at Republican members of Congress as they held a baseball practice at a park in Alexandria, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others in a frenzied scene that included a long gun battle with …

Jeff Flake

Iran attempts to expand control through Syria as ISIS nears defeat

WASHINGTON — New efforts by Iranian-backed militias to control supply lines in southern Syria highlight an alarming trend in the war-torn region: Militias and their foreign backers are accelerating their rivalry for power as the U.S.-led coalition shrinks the Islamic State’s territory.<p>“You can see …

Middle East

Munich shooting: Policewoman shot in head as two bystanders also injured

A policewoman was shot in the head by a man who grabbed her gun and opened fire, also injuring bystanders, at a commuter station in a Munich suburb.<p>Officers had been called to the Unterfoehring subway station following reports of a row among passengers on a train.<p>When officers arrived at the S-Bahn …

DUP hopeful of deal on Conservative government 'soon'

<b>The Democratic Unionist Party leader has said she hopes to seal a deal on supporting Theresa May's minority government "sooner rather than later".</b><p>After meeting the prime minister in Downing Street, Arlene Foster said discussions were "going well" and she hoped for a "successful conclusion".<p>The BBC …

United Kingdom

Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sex assault trial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on Monday after a weeklong proceeding in Pennsylvania that saw prosecutors and defense lawyers paint starkly different portraits of the once-beloved comedian.<p>The jury discussed the case for about four hours …

Justice

Trump officials to unveil plan to cut factory rules this week

The Trump administration intends to unveil this week a plan to trim regulations it believes constrain U.S. manufacturing growth, potentially affecting environmental permits, worker safety and labor rules, an administration official said.<p>The U.S. Commerce Department's regulations "hit list" …

Thousands rally across Russia in new challenge to Kremlin

MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters held anti-corruption rallies across Russia on Monday in a new show of defiance by an opposition that the Kremlin had once dismissed as ineffectual and marginalized.<p>More than a thousand were arrested — including opposition leader and protest organizer …

Russia

D.C. and Maryland to sue President Trump, alleging breach of constitutional oath

Attorneys general for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland sued President Trump on Monday, alleging that he has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution by accepting millions in payments and benefits from foreign governments since moving into the White House.<p>The lawsuit, …

Federal Budget