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Trump family flies to Camp David for Father's Day weekend

The Camp David presidential retreat is located near Thurmont, Md., about 62 miles north-northwest of Washington , D.C. Trump was reported saying in an interview with a European journalist just before taking office, " Camp David is very rustic , it's nice, you'd like it".

Taylor Swift's Music Returns to Streaming Services

Swift famously pulled her catalogue from Spotify in 2014 when the company refused to stop streaming her music through its free tier. Swift's back catalogue hadn't appeared on Spotify, Google Play, and Amazon Music since 2014 when the singer removed it to defend artists' "absolute right to be paid for their work and protected from piracy".

Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

Scalise was hit as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice outside Washington D.C. While Trump himself is not expected to attend, his daughter Ivanka Trump was spotted at the game near Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

The president's tweets came two years to the day after Trump first launched his improbable presidential bid by famously descending an escalator in Trump Tower in NY, and while his presidency is embroiled in crisis over the federal investigation led by Mueller into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

Beyonce and Jay Z become parents to twins

TMZ reports that Beyoncé gave birth to fraternal twins , a boy and a girl , on June 12, and Us Weekly reports that multiple sources have confirmed those details as well. " The Carters ", she continued. On Friday, a woman was spotted at a Los Angeles hospital carrying purple, pink and blue flowers including two massive foot-shaped blue and pink balloons.

May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

We know that there are still bodies of those who died inside the building and we want to return those people to their families as soon as we possibly can."The work to search the building is challenging, but naturally could never be done quickly enough for those now having to live with the uncertainty of knowing where their loved ones are".

Five members of El-Wahabi family died in Grenfell Tower fire

The 23-year-old Syrian refugee was the first fatality of the disaster to be formally identified by police. "He came to the United Kingdom because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family". "They haven't got easy fire escapes, they've got no sprinklers, it's totally unacceptable in Britain that this is allowed to happen and people lose their lives in this way".

Everything We Know (So Far) About Kim Kardashian's New Solo Beauty Line

Adds Kardashian West, "I'm human just like everyone else, things do hurt my feelings". "I have learned from seeing both of my parents work really hard and I think our kids will see", Kardashian continued. The mogul believes Twitter is the best platform for listening to what's going on in the world, and then weeding out the trends: "I love the conversation with people ".

Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' is a Surprise Box Office Hit

Standing in its way was four newcomers, Disney Pixar's animated sequel Cars 3 , Open Road Films' biopic All Eyez On Me , Sony's R-rated comedy Rough Night and Entertainment Studios' shark thriller 47 Meters Down . The biopic, starring Demetrius Shipp Jr., earned $12.8 million Friday , as audiences bestowed the film with an A- CinemaScore. The biographical drama film about hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur is directed by Benny Boom.

At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

Hundreds of others have been left homeless and dozens are missing. One of her closest allies, Damian Green, defended May's seemingly aloof response to the tragedy. An emergency £5 million from the Government was pledged to pay for aid for victims and an extra £1.5 million will be spent on mental health support for the emergency services.

London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

While the facts of the Grenfell Tower incident are not known in full, the government is hiding from the victims and refusing to answer questions about their failure to act upon warnings from past fires. London Mayor Sadiq Khan has attended a church service near the ruined London high-rise apartment building where at least 58 people perished. Dozens are still missing.

Qatar crisis: The latest developments

According to Bloomberg News, Qatar bought 36 warplanes produced by McDonnell Douglas, a subsidiary of Boeing . In November past year, the United States approved possible sale of up to 72 F-15QA aircraft to Qatar for $21.1 billion.

Huge fire breaks out in London apartment building

In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale'. A number of those inside said they'd been advised to stay in their apartments in the event of a fire and that their units were fire-proof for at least an hour.

Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate

Dianne Feinstein about whether he spoke with President Donald Trump about Comey's firing, Sessions said: "I'm not able to discuss or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations that I may have had with the president on this subject or others".

Sessions denies any collusion with Russian Federation in senate hearing

Sessions on Saturday said he would appear before the intelligence committee, which has been doing its own investigation into Russian contacts with the Trump campaign. "I'm not sure what was in his mind specifically". "Some of it's very compelling, and some of its import is unclear to me", said Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier, according to The New York Times .

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'

As attorney general, Sessions is unlikely to answer in detail questions about conversations he's had with Trump. SESSIONS: No - yes, I do. And it's conceivable that that occurred. Comey's decision to announce past year that Clinton would not be prosecuted over her emails was a "usurpation" of the Justice Department's authority, Sessions said.

Singer Christian Guardino wins Howie Mandel's Golden Buzzer - America's Got Talent 2017

Mel B shouted "What just happened?!" while Heidi said he has "an fantastic gift" and Simon declared him "one of my favorite contestants I've seen this year". Christian was diagnosed with a retinal disease called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), according to his September 2016 profile in National Geographic .

Wonder Woman stays atop box office, The Mummy is crushed

According to Variety , the number will be $192 million in total at the end of the second weekend. " Wonder Woman " convincingly wins a second straight USA weekend box office race. Cruise plays Nick Morton, a fearless, foolish soldier of fortune who, along with his buddy Chris (Jake Johnson), scours the Middle East looking for antiquities to loot and sell on the black market.

'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

While Constand had originally come forward in 2005 about the 2004 meeting at Cosby's Pennsylvania home , the Montgomery County district attorney did not seek charges, reportedly due to lack of evidence . During cross-examination, defense lawyers seized on what they said were inconsistencies in Constand's accounts, including her answers on how long she had known Cosby and whether she had ever been alone with him before.

Production on Bachelor in Paradise Has Been Suspended Over "Allegations of Misconduct"

He later revealed that contestants Corinne Olympios from Nick Viall's season and DeMario Jackson from Rachel Lindsay's season were at the center of the scandal , but he couldn't reveal details just yet. "It's an incredibly hard and complicated situation, primarily involving two contestants", a source told People . With the halt on production, it is unclear if Paradise will continue filming after the investigation or if it will be canceled entirely.

Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial

In a 2005 deposition, Cosby admitted obtaining seven prescriptions for Quaaludes, a disco-era party drug, from a Hollywood gynecologist in the '70s. He never told her what the pills were. Although he denies her claim and maintains that their encounter was consensual, Cosby said he apologized because he feared Constand's family would think badly of him - not as an admission of guilt.

Relentless Al Franken Just Dropped The Hammer And Called Out Jeff Sessions

Sessions declined to comment on those reports , stating only that he had "confidence" in Mueller and would not be involved in any effort, should it arise, to fire the special counsel. What's going on here? On June 5, he tweeted that the Justice Department "should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted" to the Supreme Court.

Diplo hits back at 'bronze medal in sex Olympics' from Katy Perry

Perry took it even further by saying she needed to bring this out in the open because the Internet has a way of seeing everything, so she thought she'd beat them to the scoop. If Perry's " Swish Swish " wasn't penned about Swift before, it sure sounds like it is now with the new lyric she added for last night's performance, suggests E Online.

Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about James Comey tapes

Mr Comey claimed Mr Trump told him, "I expect loyalty". Comey on Thursday told a Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in United States elections that Trump had asked him drop the case against Flynn in a one-on-one conversation in the Oval Office in February, the day after Flynn was sacked.

Sessions rebukes Russian Federation ties 'lie'

Earlier in the hearing on Tuesday, Sessions denied that assertion, saying he did not recall meeting with Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , DC, where Trump gave a foreign-policy speech previous year. "I can tell you that for absolute certainty", Sessions told Democratic Sen. Sessions is the most senior member of President Donald Trump's administration caught up in the controversy over whether associates of the president colluded with Russian Federation to help ...

Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block

It's a question of establishing how many people were in there at the time of the fire. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said there was no indication that any New Zealanders had been caught up in the fire. Images and videos from the scene have been circulating on social media showing the huge flames. A resident posted a message on Facebook saying the fire had begun on her floor.

Firefighters battling massive fire in a London apartment high-rise

Shaken survivors of a blaze that ravaged a west London tower block on Wednesday spoke of seeing people trapped or jump to their doom as flames raced towards the building's upper floors and smoke filled the corridors. Firefighters at the scene said they had managed to evacuate residents up to the 11th floor. The London Ambulance Service said the 15 were taken to hospitals.

Highlights of Dennis Rodman's past visits to North Korea

In a 2014 interview with Business Insider , Rodman shared his perception of Kim Jong Un . He won five league championships with Detroit and Chicago and is a member of basketball's Hall of Fame. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday the release of Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), a University of Virginia student . In March 2016, North Korea's highest court sentenced Warmbier to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion as he tearfully confessed that he had tried to ...

Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student

Certainly Mr. Trump is aware of Mr. Rodman's visit, but the former athlete's trip doesn't have official backing. He was serving a 15-year service for pinching a poster while on a student trip to North Korea . For more than a year, 22-year-old Otto Warmbier has been in a coma after taking a sleeping pill while fighting off food poisoning, according to The Associated Press .

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'

It didn't seem like he made any effort to try to get to the bottom of things. "If I don't qualify, you accuse me of lying, so I need to be correct as best as I can", Sessions said. "You let me qualify". Miller claimed Harris' questions amounted to a "completely partisan screed". While pressing Sessions on his campaign-era interactions with Russian officials, Harris attempted to hurry the exchange along to preserve her limited questioning time.

Comey and the Gang That Couldn't Leak Straight — PETER LUCAS

Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas, a member of the House Intelligence Committee , swiftly took to social media to take the president up on his offer. Comey said in his testimony that he took the President's statement to be an inappropriate directive. President Donald Trump called James Comey "cowardly" and said he believed any leaked information coming from the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director could be "far more prevalent" than believed in his latest early morning ...

Attorney General Sessions responds to Comey hearing, testifies in Russian Federation probe

Asked about Trump's own contention that the president fired Comey with the Russian Federation probe in mind, and regardless of any recommendation from anyone else, Sessions said: "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves".

Trump Calls Former FBI Director Comey 'Cowardly' but Twitter Doesn't Buy It

On CBS News' "Face the Nation" yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said, "I would like to invite the president to testify before the Senate". Comey testified under oath. During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior in several of their meetings.

Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial instructed jurors to break for the evening on Monday, after four hours of deliberations. "It's criminal", District Attorney Kevin Steele said. Prosecutors have suggested he drugged her with something stronger - perhaps quaaludes. The judge at one point addressed Cosby to ask him a few standard questions.

Elsa, Anna & Olaf Are Back In Trailer For 'Olaf's Frozen Adventure' Featurette

This is the first time the two sisters will come together after spending most of their time estranged in the original Frozen animation movie. More than anything, the holiday featurette sticks to Lasseter's philosophy on sequels - "No matter the length, you only do it when you have a great story" - and serves as a fundamental foundation for Frozen 2 .