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Cellphone video shows woman setting Milwaukee home on fire


The arson near 12th and Wright left a 72-year-old man dead, and the video shows a woman forced to run from the flames. "So now, when children and young people see this, what do you think they're going to think?" asked Danny Johnson, who lived in the neighborhood almost 60 years. Read More »

How Many Millions Does Trump Owe Lenders?

Melania Trump previously reported between $15,001 and $50,000 in income from her accessories line. The largest component of Trump's income was $115.9 million listed as golf-resort related revenues from Trump National Doral in Miami. President Trump released his financial disclosure Friday, revealing assets of his trust and details of post-election finances. An Office of Government Ethics spokesman declined to comment on the contents of the report, other than to say that it was certified ... Read More »

So much for unity: Trump lashes out

Both actions seek documents Comey told the Senate he created earlier this year immediately after meetings and conversations with the president. On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that Mueller's investigation has now expanded to include potential obstruction of justice by Donald Trump . Read More »

Deputy AG: No Reason to Fire Mueller

Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller, on Tuesday said: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause". "I think Congress should now intervene and they should abolish the independent counsel", the former House speaker said. Read More »

Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

The hospital also downgraded his condition from critical to serious. A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said that Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the attack, was improving, and that as of Thursday night his condition had been upgraded from critical to serious. Read More »

Scalise watches LSU baseball game


Hodgkinson has been identified as the suspect in the Wednesday, June. Investigators say he shot House Rep. Steve Scalise before he was killed by police who had been guarding the congressman. Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. Read More »

Education Dept Shrinks Probes Into Civil Rights Complaints


The Trump administration guidance is considerably shorter than the more robust nine-page guidance the Obama administration issued more than a year ago. A growing of numbers of federal courts are determining prohibitions on sex discrimination under federal law, including Title IX, bars discrimination against transgender people. Read More »

Van Plows Into Crowd Near London Mosque in Suspected Terror Attack

Mohammed Abdul filmed the moment police arrested a man at the scene. Prime Minister Theresa May said it is is being treated as "potential terrorist attack ". Finsbury Park mosque used to be infamous as the stamping ground of hook-handed hate preacher Abu Hamza. The Muslim Council says a van has "run over worshippers" leaving the Finsbury Park mosque . Read More »

Senate Intel panel won't investigate Trump obstruction question

In a foreboding sign, Rosenstein privately admitted to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from the ongoing federal probe ABC News reported Friday. "And in fact when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made up story", he said then. Read More »

Trump slams Russian Federation 'witch hunt,' touts himself, agenda on Twitter

A slight majority (52 percent) disapproved of President Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, but only 22 percent approved, with 24 percent refraining from giving an opinion. When Wallace noted that he had said the president is being investigated by the Justice Department, Sekulow quickly backtracked. During an appearance on NBC "Meet the Press ", Sekulow said plainly that Trump was not under investigation, directly contradicting a tweet from the president last week. Read More »

"Armed and dangerous intruder" reported at Square One Mall in Saugus

State Police sealed off the area near Dick's Sporting Goods. Broadcast reports showed police tape and State Police vehicles in the mall parking lot. "This is an active investigation, and the Saugus Police Department urges everyone to avoid the mall at this time". "Additional details will be released as soon as they are available", police said in a statement. Read More »

Lobbyist remains in ICU after baseball shooting


Scalise "continues to show signs of improvement", the hospital said Saturday. " Congressman Steve Scalise is in serious condition", said the notice from the whip's office. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. he was as critical as you can be when he came in". Scalise remains in critical condition at a hospital near the Capitol and has undergone multiple surgeries. Read More »

Gingrich: Mueller Hiring 'Bad People' Who Are 'After Trump'

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax , raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller, a potentially explosive option. On May 17, Gingrich tweeted that Mueller was a "superb choice" for special counsel. "The special counsel happens to be his close friend", Gingrich added. Read More »

Gingrich: Can't Relax With Dem Donors on Mueller's Hiring List

In any case, the argument that Trump's actions don't amount to obstruction in no way requires Gingrich's argument that no president could ever commit obstruction. "We start over here on Russian Federation, well they don't have anything on Russian Federation, but maybe there was obstruction, we may not get anything on obstruction, but maybe there's going to be perjury. Read More »

Mueller Pursues Obstruction Case Against Trump

Trump's tweet Friday morning came after a series of angry tweets Wednesday in which he also complained about a "witch hunt" and criticized the investigation into ties between his campaign and Russia as "a phony collusion with the Russians story. Read More »

'Father's Day for Philando' protest outside St. Anthony Police Dept

St. Paul police estimated over 2,000 people attended the protest march , which was overall peaceful. This is now the third straight day people have taken to the streets over this verdict. Emotions are tense across the country after a jury acquitted an officer in a deadly shooting in Minnesota. "People have died for us to have these rights and now we're devolving", she said. Read More »

Trump Friend Claims President Toying With Firing Mueller

Asked in a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing if there was any cause to fire Mueller, Rosenstein flatly replied: "No". He further assured senators Mueller has been given complete independence to carry out the task. House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Tuesday any talk about Trump wanting to rid himself of the special investigator amounts to "rumor". Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". Read More »

Trump Not Under Investigation In Russia Probe, Says Lawyer

Sekulow said that Trump, in his tweet, was reacting to a story in the Washington Post that was the first to report Mueller was examining whether Trump had tried to obstruct the probe by firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in May. Read More »

Steve Scalise celebrates Father's Day in wake of shooting


Scalise's condition was upgraded to "serious", from "critical" after undergoing another surgery on Saturday, according to a statement from Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". Predicting when the congressman would be released from the hospital was hard, the doctor said, adding that "he will require a period of healing and of rehabilitation". Read More »

Condition of lawmaker shot at baseball practice upgraded


The House Majority Whip underwent several surgeries after the shooting. He had been in critical condition since arriving at the hospital in shock after the shooting at a baseball field where members of Congress were practicing. Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Read More »

UPS worker kills 3 colleagues in San Francisco, turns gun on himself

He shot and killed three co-workers before turning the gun on himself, discharging his weapon, and dying from his self-inflicted wound . Authorities confiscated a computer tower - seen as critical in assessing Lam's overtime work grievances - plus two handguns a backpack filled with ammunition and three magazines. Read More »

Trump decries 'witch hunt' but lawyer insists no probe

Before becoming a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official, James Comey made his name as USA attorney for the Southern District of NY by successfully prosecuting Martha Stewart for conspiracy and obstruction of justice, alongside securities fraud-charges that arose in part because of the way she talked to investigators about her business transactions. Read More »

Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political

High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller , the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the us election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. Trump has expressed frustrations with Sessions, one of the president's earliest high-profile backers. Though some in the White House have preached caution, fearing a repeat of the firestorm over Comey's firing, many in Trump's orbit - including his son Donald Trump Jr. Read More »