Display:

Keyword Search: Russia
2 Articles
Source: Fox News

'What a Crock!': GOP Rep. Stewart Slams 'Liar' McCabe's Claims About Russia Investigation

Friday 15:26 GMT

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) slammed Andrew McCabe after the former FBI deputy director detailed the central role he played in the bureau's Russia probe and the eventual appointment of a special counsel.

On "America's Newsroom" Thursday, Stewart, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, gave his response to McCabe's remarks: "What a crock!". 'A Slow-Motion Coup Attempt': Fitton Blasts Schiff, Dems' New Trump Investigations. He said that the Russia investigation was never on "solid ground," and McCabe knew it at the time. "He's a liar.

1 Article
Source: BBC

Trump's attorney general pick confirmed

Friday 15:26 GMT

The US Senate has voted 54-45 confirming President Donald Trump's attorney general pick William Barr to serve in the role for a second time.

Mr Barr, 68, previously held the attorney general title from 1991 to 1993 under Republican President George H W Bush.. Democrats Doug Jones of Alabama, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona voted in favour of Mr Barr - all three representing more conservative-leaning states.

1 Article
Source: DW

Bundesliga: Gladbach stay realistic in quest for Champions League return

Friday 15:26 GMT

Freiburg Wolfsburg vs. Mainz  Hoffenheim vs. Hannover Hertha Berlin vs. Werder Bremen. Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach (Sunday, 15:30) Bayer Leverkusen vs. Fortuna Düsseldorf (Sunday, 18:00)

A repeat performance in Frankfurt would see them go 12 points clear of the fifth-placed Eagles and on course for a return to the Champions League. There's no time for Gladbach to rest on their laurels at the new hotel at Borussia-Park, but maybe there's room for dreaming.

1 Article
Source: The Guradian

Andrew McCabe says officials discussed removing Trump after Comey firing

Friday 15:26 GMT

Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe has said top Trump administration officials talked seriously about removing Donald Trump from office just months after he become president.

McCabe, who briefly ran the FBI after Trump fired James Comey as the bureau’s director, told 60 Minutes that there were meetings at the justice department in the days following the firing to discuss whether Trump could be removed under the 25th amendment.

1 Article
Source: Fox News

Third suspect in Salisbury poisoning identified as high-ranking Russian intelligence officer

Friday 15:26 GMT

A third suspect has been identified in connection to the poisoning of a Russian double agent and his daughter in Salisbury, England last year.

Investigative website Bellingcat has named Denis Sergeev, a high-ranking Russian military intelligence officer, as playing a role in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal with the Novichok nerve agent A-234 in March 2018. Sergeev, who goes by the alias Sergey Fedatov, is believed to have worked with two other Russian intelligence officers, Colonel Alexander Mishkin and Colonel Anatoliy Chepiga, to carry out the attempted murders.

1 Article
Source: Fox News

David Bossie: Mueller should end his probe and make his report public – Trump didn't collude with Russia

Friday 15:26 GMT

All signs indicate that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is on the verge of wrapping up his investigation and will conclude that the Trump campaign did not collude with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election.

EX-TRUMP ATTORNEY JOHN DOWD SLAMS 'WASTE OF TIME' MUELLER PROBE AS 'ONE OF THE GREATEST FRAUDS' IN US HISTORY. If Mueller decides to send a final report to incoming Attorney General William Barr, that report should be released in full so the American people and Congress can see exactly what his long and expensive investigation found, did not find, and how it was conducted.

1 Article
Source: Global News

DOJ discussed using 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, Andrew McCabe says

Friday 15:26 GMT

McCabe told CBS that there were meetings at the Justice Department to discuss the possibility of removing Trump under the Constitution’s 25th Amendment outlining how the Cabinet can decide whether a president can no longer do his job.

The FBI’s former acting director said he began an obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigation involving U.S. President Donald Trump and his ties to Russia shortly after Trump fired bureau Director James Comey in May 2017, CBS News reported on Thursday.

1 Article
Source: Fox News

Trump blasts McCabe as a 'disgrace' to FBI, country

Friday 16:22 GMT

President Trump on Thursday blasted former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a “disgrace” to the FBI and to the country while criticizing his handling of the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server and his work on the “Russia Hoax.” The president’s comments came after CBS News aired excerpts of an upcoming “60 Minutes” interview with McCabe, who is promoting a new book that will be published next week.

1 Article
Source: BBC

Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Borussia Dortmund: Spurs secure superb Champions League win

Thursday 18:11 GMT

Tottenham produced a magnificent second-half display to totally dominate Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund at Wembley and take control of this Champions League last 16 tie.

Dortmund, regarded by many as favourites with Spurs missing injured talisman Harry Kane as well as Dele Alli, failed to respond and the home side rammed home their superiority in the last 10 minutes. The outstanding Vertonghen slid in on Serge Aurier's delivery and substitute Fernando Llorente headed in Christian Eriksen's near-post corner - with Spurs also keeping a clean sheet to enhance their chance of progressing.

1 Article
Source: Fox News

McCabe details central role in Russia probes, DOJ meetings on whether to oust president

Friday 12:41 GMT

In the book, as in the interview, McCabe spoke to a desire to protect the Russia investigation no matter what: "I wanted to protect the Russia investigation in such a way that whoever came after me could not just make it go away." On Thursday, Pelley detailed other portions of his sit-down with McCabe on CBS' "This Morning.”

McCabe, who detailed that phone call in his book, took the call from the president while members of the bureau’s Russia team were in the room.

1 Article
Source: Global News

Polar bears ‘invade’ buildings in Russian Arctic town, prompt state of emergency

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

Officials declared a state of emergency after at least 50 polar bears set up a home near the town in December and started feeding at the local garbage dump.

“I have been in Novaya Zemlya since 1983, but there has never been so many polar bears in the vicinity,” Zhigansha Musin, head of Novaya Zemlya, told Russian news agency Tass. Town officials have used loud noises like shooting off guns and car horns, as well as packs of dogs, to try and scare the bears, the Siberian Times reported.

1 Article
Source: DW

Does Sergei Skripal poisoning have link to Bulgaria attack?

Wednesday 21:51 GMT

News outlets are looking into a possible link between the April 2015 poisoning of the Bulgarian arms dealer Emilian Gebrev and last year's attempted murder of the former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia.

Bulgaria was one of 14 EU member states that did not expel Russian diplomats from the country after the Skripal attack, and, Noev said, the government is trying to sweep the Gebrev poisoning under the rug.

1 Article
Source: BBC

Trump ex-aide lied to prosecutors

Thursday 22:45 GMT

Donald Trump's former election campaign chief Paul Manafort breached his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller by lying to prosecutors, a US judge says.

Prosecutors presented evidence of Manafort's luxurious lifestyle, saying it was only possible because of his bank and tax fraud.

1 Article
Source: Global News

Paul Manafort lied to investigators in Russia meddling probe, judge rules

Thursday 22:46 GMT

Paul Manafort intentionally lied to investigators and a federal grand jury in the special counsel in the Russia probe, a judge ruled Wednesday.

In her ruling, Jackson said prosecutors did not sufficiently back up two allegations against Manafort, saying she could not find that he intentionally lied about Kilimnik’s role in witness tampering or what Manafort told investigators about his contacts with the Trump administration.

1 Article
Source: Fox News

'It Is Simply Not There': GOP Sen. Risch Says There's Still No Evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion

Thursday 18:11 GMT

Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) on Wednesday echoed statements from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) by confirming that he has seen no direct evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

"The president's description and Richard Burr's description are absolutely accurate as far as I'm concerned regarding this claim of collusion between President Trump and the Russians," Risch said. "It is simply not there."


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte