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US Vice President Pence hires his own lawyer for Russian Federation probes

Adam Schiff says it's clear that Trump "believes that he has the power to fire anyone in government he chooses and for any reason". Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit - and potentially end - his presidency. Read More »

Reports swirl about Beyonce's twins, but no confirmation yet

Earlier this week, former President Barack Obama hinted that the Carters were expecting twin girls during his speech for Jay's Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony. He said: " Jay Z and I are also fools to our daughters. We have been blessed two times over", Bey captioned the photo at the time. "Although, he's going to have me beat once those twins show up". Read More »

Ruddy Sticks To Story: Trump 'Considered' Firing Mueller

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That appeared to include Gingrich, who until recently expressed support for Mueller's appointment on the grounds that it would alleviate pressure in the Russian Federation affair. The Times reports that Trump was talked out of firing Mueller by his staff, but this isn't the last that we are probably going to hear about the President trying to fire someone who is investigating him because that is what guilty people do. Read More »

Rand Paul: "New Entitlements" In Senate Healthcare Bill Must Be Stopped!

Throwing 23 million people off of health insurance is beyond belief", said Sanders, who lost the Democratic presidential nomination a year ago to Hillary Clinton. So far, Susan Collins of ME has stood honorably as one of her party's firmest skeptics of this fiasco-in-the-making, but even she seems to be wobbling. Read More »

Representative Steve Scalise's Condition Improves to "Serious"

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Mika, a MI native, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia . "Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition", the Majority Whip's office tweeted with a message from the Louisiana Rep.'s family. Read More »

Twins sign top draft pick Royce Lewis

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A versatile position player, Lewis played third base and center field at the start of his high school career before playing exclusively shortstop as a senior. The Aliso Viejo, CA native was a member of the gold medal-winning USA Baseball 18U National Team in the fall of 2016 that defeated Cuba in October for the 2016 COPABE Pan American AAA Championship.The high school shortstop's dream was made a reality Saturday. Read More »

Celtics to trade No. 1 Pick to 76ers

Though he rushed into the gym for his workout, and in front of a full assemblage of Sixers management and media proceeded to fire numerous blanks in his jump-shot drill. National Basketball Association insider Adrian Wojnarowski suggested in May that the small forward would be a good match for the Sixers , who will have playmakers, passers and size, but little shooting heading into next season. Read More »

FBI's most wanted arrested in Minnehaha County

Marshals until he returns to Utah. As The Washington Post reported a year ago, Lyle Jeffs and other church leaders were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Read More »

Trump signs order for more apprentices

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Signing the order at the White House, Trump said he wants to "remove restrictions that have prevented industries from creating apprenticeship programs". "We just signed a big deal yesterday for hundreds of millions of dollars worth of equipment and military equipment going to be made in this country, in our country, for other countries", he said. Read More »

Most think Trump doesn't respect democratic traditions

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President Trump is traveling to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This pattern of attitudes suggests a secure position among Texas voters and also means that, for better or for worse, Trump and Texas Republicans fates, for the present, are tightly intertwined. Read More »

Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan

The reason why McConnell and his didn't want to meet with these groups is that they can't afford to let people know what is in their healthcare bill. The taxes most likely to be abolished directly impact consumers and the health industry, including a tax on health insurance premiums, the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost employer-provided insurance and the medical device tax. Read More »

Lobbyist Shot At GOP Baseball Practice Expected To Make Full Recovery

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Handwritten on notepad paper, the list of names included Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, anonymous sources told the Daily Caller . president Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media, was killed by Mr Scalise's security detail and other police officers. Scalise "continues to show signs of improvement", the hospital said Saturday. Read More »

Trump Admits He's Under Investigation, Attacks Deputy AG Rosenstein

Rosenstein also appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate all things Trump and Russian Federation. "I'm growing increasingly concerned that the president will attempt to fire not only Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating possible obstruction of justice, but also Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein who appointed Mueller ", wrote Democratic Senator from California Dianne Feinstein. Read More »

Tyson Foods lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

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Scalise has undergone multiple surgeries and he is expected to need more surgeries. The congressman's risk of death was now substantially lower because doctors have controlled the bleeding and his vital signs have stabilized. Sava said that doctors on Thursday had operated on him to fix the broken bone. Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . Read More »

Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list

Congressman Steve Scalise has improved following another round of surgeries and is speaking with loved ones, hospital officials said Saturday. Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died. Read More »

Senate Republicans Likely to Miss Obamacare Repeal Deadline

So why is Senate's bill going to necessarily be different? The Senate's version of the American Health Care Act isn't even fully written, as senators continue to resolve disagreements over cuts to Medicaid , calls to defund Planned Parenthood and when to cut taxes outlined in the Affordable Care Act . Read More »

Warriors owners to foot hefty bill for championship parade

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When Lebron James left Cleveland and went to the Miami, I was one of the people who thought it was insane that he left his hometown to build a super team. So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate. After Monday night's 129-120 home victory at the Oracle Arena over the Cleveland Cavaliers to secure the NBA Finals in five games, internet betting agents immediately made the Warriors strong favorites to repeat the success next season. Read More »

Co-worker: Gunman was glum weeks before shooting

Joe Cilia, an official with the union that represents UPS workers in San Francisco, has said witnesses told him that after shooting Louie , Lam shot Chan in the back and then walked up and "finished him". Makeshift memorials are popping up around the site of Wednesday's tragic mass shooting at the UPS Center in Potrero Hill in which the shooter allegedly " had it out for a manager ". Read More »

Winning $447M Powerball ticket sold in California

The liquor store that sold the ticket will receive a $1 million "retailer bonus". The almost half-a-billion dollar jackpot is the seventh largest in Powerball history, and reportedly the tenth largest in USA lottery history. That prize was split among three winnners. The lump sum for this jackpot is around $300 million. It had been estimated a $435 million before the drawing. Read More »

Forest fire in Portugal leaves at least 43 people dead

Five, including four firefighters , are in critical condition. Many died while trying to flee the area, 50 km south-east of Coimbra city, in their cars, the BBC quoted government officials as saying. Spain has sent two water-bombing planes to help tackle the fires , and the European Union is co-ordinating an worldwide firefighting and relief effort. Read More »

Brooklyn man found dead in vehicle with stab wounds

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He was taken to Kings County Hospital Center, police said, where he was later pronounced dead. Police are looking for two men who are about 19 or 20 years old in the shooting. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). Read More »

NMSP: Hostage situation at Alamogordo pistachio farm ends

The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau are now further investigating the incident. Fourteen hostages, including one three-year-old child, were all rescued uninjured, Carl Christiansen said. It is believed that hostages are also in the building, according to the press release. Police ask anyone nearby to avoid the immediate area. This story will be updated as new information becomes available. Read More »

Would-be gunman launched into Donald Trump tirade before shooting

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An official told the Times there were no explicit threats on the list found on James T. Hodgkinson , but that the list included at least three names - Representatives Jeff Duncan, Mo Brooks of Alabama and Trent Franks of Arizona. The family of a lobbyist shot multiple times during a Republican baseball practice outside Washington says he has undergone additional surgery and doctors expect a full recovery. Read More »