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NFL's Kaepernick Compares Cops to Fugitive Slave Patrols


The officer shot Castile five times after Castile said he was carrying a gun. On Friday, Ralph Ellis and Bill Kirkos of CNN reported Yanez was found not guilty on all the charges brought against him in the case, including second-degree manslaughter and two counts of "intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety". Read More »

President Trump not under investigation in Russia probe, says his lawyer

Rubio added that he didn't expect Trump to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Rod J. Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, last month named Robert B. Marco Rubio , (R- Fla.), who said he discussed the probe with Trump on Friday. "I honestly, deeply, truly believe that". The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in ... Read More »

Pedestrians stuck by vehicle in London


Witnesses at the scene have described the incident as "horrible" and "hell". Officers are investigating whether the collision was accidental or deliberate and in the initial aftermath of the incident armed officers were deployed as a precaution. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game offers brief respite from tragedy and controversy


While the congressional baseball game is always played with a bipartisan spirit, this year, both Republicans and Democrats made sure that everyone knew they were on the same team - Team Scalise - on this particular night. Unity was the theme of the spirited rivalry; Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. Mr. Trump could not attend because there wasn't enough time for the Secret Service to organize security, according to the White House, but his daughter Ivanka Trump was in attendance, as ... Read More »

Family: Alexandria shooting victim to make 'full recovery'


Senior US Republican congressman Steve Scalise is showing sign of improvement and is speaking with loved ones after being shot at a baseball game near Washington, DC last week. Four men, including Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist, were shot and wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , opened fire on the lawmakers as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Read More »

Trump admits he is under investigation over Comey

On Meet the Press , Sekulow stressed that the president isn't even under investigation . Rosenstein has authority over the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while he was a Trump campaign adviser. Read More »

Trump still tweets 'Witch Hunt' but attorney says president isn't under investigation

Rubio added he has "no reason" to have questions about the fairness of Mueller's investigation, and does not plan to change his mind on that unless presented with evidence. Sekulow's comments seemed to establish the position the president will take on the Mueller investigation, in any public testimony which the attorney said the president was still willing to give. Read More »

Attorney: Trump not under investigation

The Post on Wednesday reported Special Counsel Robert Mueller 's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election now includes looking into whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. "The best thing that could happen for the president, and the country, is a full and credible investigation ". And with the investigation reaching all the way up to Trump - and with Trump regularly tweeting about it - it's almost impossible for the White House to compartmentalize. Read More »

Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

But Rosenstein could end up recusing himself , too, Justice officials say, in part because he played a role in President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey . election. A person who spoke with Trump on Tuesday told the New York Times that the president was pleased by the intentional ambiguity of his position on firing Mueller. Read More »

Trump not under investigation in Russia probe, president's lawyer says

The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says he believes there is evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to interfere in the general election. Sekulow said the tweet on Friday was not an admission, it was a reaction. A United States official last week confirmed that Rosenstein has told colleagues he may have to recuse himself from the inquiry because he'd criticized Comey in a memo before Trump fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read More »

Trump says he's under investigation, his lawyer says he isn't


Sekulow said he respects the attorney-client privilege, unlike former FBI Director James Comey . The president's " investigation " tweet on Friday appeared to refer to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller as special counsel last month, shortly after Comey's dismissal. Read More »

Trump's allies add pressure on special counsel Mueller

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has confidence in the Department of Justice's special counsel investigating Russian interference in US elections. Under Justice Department regulations created to ensure a measure of independence for the special counsel , Rosenstein may only fire Mueller for " good cause". Read More »

Trump Confirms Reports He is Under Investigation In Twitter Rant


Mark Warner of Virginia, the panel's top Democrat, didn't provide any other details regarding the meeting. Methods: The study took data The Bureau for Investigative Journalism collated on strikes in those three countries and compiled how many of these reports the USA government officially confirmed. Read More »

Donald Trump 'not being investigated'

The Washington Post story cited five officials who said they had been briefed on interview requests from special counsel Robert Mueller to see if President Trump attempted to obstruct justice. He has used the term repeatedly-notably on Thursday, when he said the "single greatest witch hunt in American political history" is being led by "very bad and conflicted people". Read More »

Trump's personal attorney says president not under any investigation

Significantly, the Washington Post claims that even before Mueller's appointment, the Justice Department had opened an investigation into Trump for possible obstruction of justice . elections. "So no, the president's not under investigation , has not been", he said. "So this was his response, via Twitter , via social media". The FBI was prepared to cast a wide net-and now that the investigation is being headed by a special counsel, there are no limits to how wide it will be. Read More »

California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket


Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. The largest lottery jackpot in USA was just in January of a year ago, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee. "We're so blessed for this to happen", said Matthew Alberee, who owns the store with his dad. Read More »

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

London Ambulance Service tweeted that it was also sending emergency crews to the scene. " There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene ". Police said they had deployed extra resources "to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan". I think it's significant that they had the reputation historically of being one of the most militant mosques in London . Read More »

Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite t


He declared, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" If Trump does fire Rosenstein, or he recuses himself, Mueller's investigation would be overseen by Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand who the Senate confirmed in May to be the third-highest ranking official at the Justice Department . Read More »

Bodies Of 7 Missing Sailors Found Inside Wrecked Navy Ship

Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin declined to say how numerous seven missing sailors had been recovered from the Fitzgerald because the families of those who died were still being informed Sunday. Benson's cabin was destroyed, Aucoin said. The Fitzgerald's captain, Cmdr. Then two others injured were treated for cuts and bruises. "We thank our Japanese partners for their assistance". Read More »

Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


He opened fire at the Republican congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, Va. after asking another lawmaker whether the team practicing was a group of Republicans or Democrats. A single rifle wound caused "substantial damage" to Scalise's internal organs and blood loss, his doctor explained Friday. Although "infection is a significant risk", the physician said, "an excellent recovery is a good possibility". Read More »

Iran tracks down and kills ISIL suspects after attacks

He did not however state which country had been involved. A major security operation is underway after 17 people were killed last Wednesday (June 7) in suicide bombings and gun attacks in Teheran, the first to be claimed by the hardline Sunni Islamist group inside Iran, a Shi'ite power. Read More »

Trump admits he's being investigated


In the wake of those news reports , Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to conduct the broad investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential campaign and alleged collusion with Trump associates. Read More »