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Trump Turns 71: Celebrations Underway Honoring Oldest American President

It is unknown how the president will celebrate his birthday , but rumors have circulated that there could be a party at the White House to celebrate the occasion. Trump shares his birthday , June 14, with Flag Day and the U.S. Army's 242 birthday . According to Newsweek , Andy Ratto, a member of "Rise and Resist", says " Donald Trump is proposing policy after policy that will be destructive for America". Read More »

Jury in Bill Cosby case drills down on deposition testimony

The defense closed by accusing Constand of lying about an affair with Cosby and concocting the allegations to take advantage of the wealthy, older star. "This is talking to a lover", McMonagle said of one phone call that lasted 49 minutes. Constand told Jackson a high-profile man had done something similar to her, according to the statement. Read More »

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction


But under questioning, Sessions acknowledged that Trump's campaign foreign policy advisers "never functioned as a coherent team" and there were members of that group he never met. Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael S. Rogers were willing to say they were not ordered or pressured to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation but would not say if they were asked to do so. Read More »

Staunchly conservative U.S. lawmaker Scalise among wounded in shooting

The shooter hailed from Belleville, Illinois, though his wife told ABC News that he had been living in Alexandria for the past two months. "You are completely helpless". Another Republican described how people fled to the dugout. "I know the Senate will embrace that today as we come together to express our concern and our gratitude". Read More »

Attack on United States lawmakers: What we know


Scalise was out of surgery but remained in critical condition, according to the hospital. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, said a member of his staff was among the wounded. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Sc., and Rep. Ron Desantis, R-Fl., were getting into Duncan's vehicle when the man asked them about the political affiliation. At some point, Flake says, it seemed that the shooter dropped his rifle and began using a handgun. Read More »

Post Brexit number of Britons seeking German citizenship leaps in 2016

The figure is expected to be even higher for 2017 as most Britons didn't apply until after the June referendum and the majority of applications take between six months and a year to process. Applications for Irish passports from mainland Britain are up 60% so far this year , following a 40% rise last year, to around 65,000 submissions. Among nationals of Europe's biggest economies, only Italians-3,597 of them-surpassed Britons in pursuing German citizenship, according to the latest ... Read More »

Hodgkinson, alleged shooter at House Republicans baseball practice, was outspoken Trump critic

The alleged gunman has been identified in several reports as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. He apparently volunteered for the presidential campaign of Sen. He said Hodgkinson never talked politics with him, but he was a passionate person who occasionally got into fights. Stephen Brennwald, an attorney who said he saw the man every time he visited the facility recently, said he never recalled him talking to anyone. Read More »

Turkey says Gulf Arab rift damages Muslim world


Pakistan has told Saudi leadership that Islamabad would not become part of any efforts that will escalate the tensions in the Muslim world, a senior government official, who was briefed on the talks at the monarch's palace in Jeddah, told the publication. Read More »

Conservatives forge government with DUP help

She later announced that her top ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond, foreign minister Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis, would remain in their positions. Earlier this year Prime Minister Theresa May called a general election to ensure that the United Kingdom would have the same Government in place for the full duration of the two-year Brexit discussions, which were triggered in March. Read More »

Trump admin to suspend rule on natural gas waste: document


The BLM says in a Federal Register notice that will be published today that it is postponing provisions requirements that companies were to have complied with starting January 17 of next year. Methane is a greenhouse gas that captures heat at nearly 30 times the rate as carbon dioxide. Last month, the U.S. Senate narrowly rejected a resolution to revoke the rule, when Senator John McCain and two of his fellow Republicans voted against the measure. Read More »

Comey testimony hits hard, but it's no knock out punch

They also asked McGahn to tell the committee whether the White House has or has ever had recordings of Comey's conversation with Trump - and put a June 23 deadline on the information. Following Comey's testimony , "it is important that I have the opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote to Shelby, who chairs the US Senate appropriations panel he was scheduled to address. Read More »

Congressional baseball team managers call for unity after shooting

As one lawmaker would later note, it could have been a auto backfiring. NPR congressional reporter Geoff Bennett has been in Alexandria all day and has more on what unfolded. Chaos ensued. Lawmakers dove for cover. "They were hitting off the gravel hitting near the fence", he recounted. "Then a wave of players frantically running. Read More »

US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was scheduled to meet Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani during a visit also expected to take him to Saudi Arabia. The effects of the dispute could widen beyond the region. "The state of Qatar informed the government of Djibouti that it has withdrawn all its troops deployed on the border line in Djiboutian territory", a ministry statement said. Read More »

Australian PM reportedly heard mocking Trump in leaked audio tape


Mr Trump admitted the conversation "got a little bit testy" to reporters at the NY meeting. "It was handsome. It was the most attractive putting-me-at-ease ever", he said complete with Trumpian hand gestures. and it is a good-humoured sort of roast really". The PM and the opposition leader give a speech and poke fun at themselves and often other politicians. Read More »

England crash out of Champions Trophy as Pakistan charge into final

England had topped the Group A registering comprehensive wins against Bangladesh, New Zealand and Australia in its group and thus come into the match as favourites. Liam Plunkett made nine and England's misery was completed when Sarfraz ran out Mark Wood for three with one ball of the innings remaining. "Every partnership we had struggled to take initiative to the Pakistan bowlers", he said. Read More »

Sanders Issues Statement Condemning Violence of Congressional Baseball Shooter

The Florida Republican confirmed that a man had walked up to Duncan and DeSantis, asking if the players on the field were Republicans or Democrats. 14, 2017, 4:25 p.m. St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson said Wednesday that Hodgkinson showed the deputy all required firearms licenses and documentation for the high-powered hunting rifle, which he said he was simply using for target practice. Read More »

Referee cost us two points, says O'Neill


Also Koller has Marc Janko and Marcel Sabitizer out with injuries and Red Bull Salzburg defender, Andreas Ulmer misses the game because he is getting married this weekend. I don't think he can play with his back to goal . We dominated, even though they had one good chance, but you always take that gamble by putting men forward. Read More »

Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

Members of the Capitol police force also were shot and at least five people were hospitalized. Barton's son was also at the game. "These folks are heroes", said Rep. The other officer sustained minor injuries. Because of his leadership position, Scalise has a security detail with him at all times. The shooting took place at a practice for the GOP congressional baseball team. Read More »

Global Jewelry And Related Goods Market 2017 Cartier, Tiffany&Co, Bvlgari, VanCleef&Arpels, HarryWinston

This report segments the global Portable Ultrasound Machine market on the basis of types: A-mode, B-mode or 2D mode, C-mode, M-mode, Doppler mode, Pulse inversion mode, Harmonic mode. The demand of the product from different application areas and its future consumption is also been discussed in the report. Check Valves Market analyzed the Industry region, including the product price, profit, capacity, production, capacity utilization, supply, demand and industry growth rate etc. Read More »

British Prime Minister tries to regroup

It was a humiliating outcome after an election that May had meant to strengthen her ahead of the Brexit push. He acknowledged that the government would be unable to get numerous measures promised in its election platform through Parliament. Read More »

Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

The initial investigation focused exclusively on potential Russian hacking in the 2016 election and whether any Trump surrogates - like former National Security Adviser Gen. Notably, Comey, in his carefully-worded statement, had also said that Trump's personal conduct - whether with regards to possible collusion with Russian Federation or possible obstruction of justice - was not under investigation while he was at the helm of the FBI . Read More »