Mr Trump also called it the single greatest witch hunt is US history.

Trump describes special counsel Mueller and former FBI director Comey as 'very, very good friends'

Legal experts say whatever connection they do have won't lead to Mueller's removal.

02:58
The election year message surrounded group and investment in infrastructure and families.

Labour claims government running out of ideas as no new policies at National Party conference

However PM Bill English dangles the promise of more tax cuts in TVNZ's Q+A interview.

00:29
The students broke the Guinness World Record for the most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team.

Watch: Mesmerising footage captures Japanese school kids breaking skipping world record

They broke the Guinness World Record for the most skips over a single rope in one minute.

Police responding to drowning reports at Muriwai beach

Fire crews were alerted to the incident about 4pm.

00:21
The artist revealed in an interview how she is "like a spirit soul".

'I just want to be able to be myself' - Miley Cyrus reveals how she feels 'genderless' and 'ageless'

The artist spoke in an interview about how she feels like a "spirit soul".

01:25
The ABs coach said "worry is a wasted emotion" and said the Lions coach "is a good coach and has his own style".

'There's nowhere to hide' - Steve Hansen anticipating colossal duel with Gatland's Lions

The All Blacks meet the British and Irish Lions at Eden Park tonight.

File image: Pilgrims circle the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, during the minor pilgrimage, known as Umrah.

Saudi police foil terror plot as suicide bomber targets Mecca, detonates himself and demolishes building

Six foreigners and five security force members were injured during the incident.

Court. (file photo)

US war court finally charges Bali bombing mastermind

The blast killed 202 people including three New Zealanders.

00:38
The atmosphere is building before the first test between the All Blacks and the British and Irish Lions kicks off at Eden Park tonight.

Watch: 'We're on a roll' – Lions fans confident of victory as sea of red descends on Auckland

The atmosphere is building before the first test between the All Blacks and the British and Irish Lions at Eden Park tonight.

Dane Andrew of Sunnyvale, kisses his dog, Rascal, a Chinese crested, before the start of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest.

World's Ugliest Dog Contest sees pup lovers celebrating imperfections of man's best friend

These dogs - some with acne, others with tongues permanently sticking out - are used to getting called ugly.

Nathaniel Roache.

'You see his presence on the field' - Warriors backing youngster Nathaniel Roache after Bulldogs display

The hooker shone in the 21-14 win at Mt Smart after an injury to Issac Luke.

00:22
Coles hasn't played since mid-March with, suffering from concussion troubles.

'Positive news' about All Blacks' hooker Dane Coles' fitness, says Steve Hansen

Coles hasn't played since mid-March, suffering from concussion troubles.

00:31
The Kiwi singer performed numerous hits off her new album, kicking off with Green Light.

The Kiwi singer performed numerous hits off her new album, kicking off with Green Light.

Watch: Lorde 'utterly owns' Glastonbury in quick fire set featuring songs from new album Melodrama

00:29
The VC winner has a special bond with the team, and was on hand at their Eden Park training yesterday.

Watch: Kiwi war hero Willie Apiata casts an eye over All Blacks training ahead of first Lions Test

The VC winner has a special bond with the team, and was on hand at Eden Park yesterday.

02:03
National's safe seat of Clutha-Southland will have a new MP after another dramatic day in parliament.

'It was barely a tap' - Paula Bennett downplays impact of Todd Barclay saga on National

Ms Bennett said issues such as the Barclay scandal didn't affect Kiwis in their own lives.

00:22
The woman who filmed the incident claims the man was collecting his free dinner before the police officer pushed him into a power pole.

Video: 'Shut the f*** up' - homeless Sydney man allegedly pushed into power pole by aggressive cop

The woman who filmed the incident said the man was simply claiming his free dinner.

00:13
Team NZ took time out today to wish the ABs good luck for their eagerly awaited first Test with the Lions.

'Go well boys!' - Peter Burling and Team NZ crew send All Blacks special message ahead of Lions clash

Team NZ took time out today to wish the ABs good luck for their eagerly awaited first Test with the Lions.

'It changes the dynamics of the campaign' - National expecting high level of advance voting

Paula Bennett says up to half of all votes could be cast in advance.

00:16
Josh Jones didn't mess around when he met Anthony Spires at NEF 29 this week.

Watch: 'It's over!' MMA fighter devastates rival within three seconds with brutal punch to the face

Josh Jones didn't mess around when he met Anthony Spires at NEF 29 this week.

00:26
Lee had a solid second round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut and is in a share of eighth place.

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee sinks monster long-range birdie on the ninth hole at PGA event

Four birdies helped Lee rocket up the leaderboard in Connecticut.

00:30
Marcel Dionne, 65, lowered the tone of the NHL awards show with his comments towards three-time gold medal winner Ali Raisman, 23.

Video: 'Look at those legs' – presenter causes outrage for dodgy on-stage comments towards Olympic gymnast

Aly Raisman has three Olympic gold medals, but that's not what Marcel Dionne was interested in.

01:04
The 18-year-old has signed a lucrative three-year deal with the Sharks.

Christchurch teen Cruz Topai-Aveai set for the bright lights of the NRL, signs with Sharks

The 18-year-old has signed a lucrative three-year deal with the Cronulla Sharks.

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