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President visits hospital treating wounded congressman

An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us. Republican Rep. Martha McSally said Republican and Democratic House members joined hands and prayed after learning of the shooting. "The president entered the room, spoke with Scalise's family members and sat by his bedside with Mrs. Trump", Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, describing the scene in the intensive care unit as emotional. Read More »

AG Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

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Mr Sessions said his decision to accept the intelligence committee's invitation to appear was due in part to Mr Comey's testimony . The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Read More »

Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

However, days after Comey was sacked, the FBI began a new investigation into Trump for possible obstruction of justice , according to the Post . After to Comey's dismissal, Trump reportedly expressed that he would have fired Comey regardless of Sessions' and Rosenstein's recommendation, also referencing his disapprobation of the DOJ investigation into alleged ties between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation, according to VICE News. Read More »

MP CM Chouhan doing 'political drama' to gain people's sympathy: Congress

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan ended his "peace fast" this afternoon after nearly 28 hours and assured farmers that their demands will be considered and acted on. As protests erupted across the state after the firing, the Chief Minister began what came to be dubbed a "peace fast". Asserting that the Chief Minister would take decision in the interest of farmers, another farmer said that they haven't seen any chief minister making so much effort for them. Read More »

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story'

Investigators are also examining whether Trump campaign associates colluded in any way with Russian intelligence. In response to the news, Mark Corallo , spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , said in a statement, "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable, and illegal". Read More »

GOP baseball shooting: Bernie Sanders says gunman apparently was campaign volunteer

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The assailant has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson from IL. Sanders noted Wednesday that he was aware that Hodgkinson had volunteered on his presidential campaign and denounced the violence. "Arrived on time, and answered all questions I had", the review states. Witnesses said Hodgkinson forced his way into the home looking for his daughter and grabbed her by the hair when he found her upstairs, according to a police narrative on file with St. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Testifies: Stands Firm Against Partisan Attacks

He then took a swipe at Sessions saying the attorney general didn't understand the legalities of governing. "I only know what I've read in the paper", Sessions told Sen. Sessions testified Tuesday that he recused himself from the current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign. Read More »

Adele visits Grenfell Tower after horrific fire

Chef Jamie Oliver offered free food to any families affected at one of his Jamie's Italian restaurants in White City. "I heard some of the other places for donations are full already so I'm just giving people the option to bring things here", he told the Press Association. Read More »

Southern Baptist Convention Votes To Condemn White Supremacy

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The committee considering resolutions has 10 members, one of whom is black. This year's list of approved resolutions, for example, included a call to defund Planned Parenthood, a rebuke of gambling and an affirmation that morality is important for political leaders. Read More »

Ireland elects first gay prime minister Leo Varadkar

Higgins to sign the papers that officially make him Prime Minister. "It's just part of who I am, it doesn't define me, it is part of my character I suppose". "I want to assure you of the great sensitivity amongst your partners in the EU27 to the challenge now facing the island of Ireland after the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union in 2019". Read More »

Adele was spotted giving hugs at London's Grenfell Tower after deadly fire

She returned to Downing Street without making any remarks. Some 16 hours on, pockets of flame were still burning inside, and fire crews had reached the top. He also said emergency lighting in stairwells was not working properly. She said "a good half" of the building had yet to be searched in detail, adding: "It is the upper floors which will be more challenging and will need some additional shoring up for us to be able to get in there". Read More »

Ireland now officially has its first ever openly gay prime minister

At 38 years of age, the openly gay Varadkar - the son of an Irish nurse and a doctor from India - becomes the youngest prime minister since independence from Britain in 1922. Kenny said of his successor, "I am confident he will carry out the role with energy, integrity and skill". "As the country's youngest holder of this office, he speaks for a new generation of Irish women and Irish men", he said. Read More »

United Kingdom inflation jumps again in May, tightening squeeze on consumers

Wage figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) showed that wage growth, excluding bonuses, in April slipped to 1.2 percent, the lowest monthly figure in two and a half years. It reached 2.6 percent, the highest since November 2012. The May rate is 0.3 of a percentage point above the rate estimated by the European Union statistical office, Eurostat, for the euro area, while in April the difference was 0.5. Read More »

Hostages held, 9 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant

The explosion also hit Pizza House which is located opposite to Posh Restaurant. "We have rescued more than seven people, including foreigners from Kenya and Ethiopia", Bullet told Anadolu Agency. "We and our global partners will take every possible precaution to protect our civilian population from harm during these operations while targeting terrorists", the president said Sunday. Read More »

London tower fire: 'People jumped out of their windows'

By late evening, 12 people had been confirmed dead in the inferno at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , home to between 400 and 600 Londoners living in the 120 apartments. "In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale", London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters. Read More »

U.S. committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan: Rex Tillerson

Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton, both Republicans from Arkansas, backed the measure. After Trump met with Abbas in Washington in May, the White House said the USA president brought up the issue with the Palestinian leader. So the White House would have to reject stricter punishments against Iran, which it favors, in order to derail the parts of the legislation it may object to. Read More »

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out

Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was appointed on May 17 and is tasked with investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and if associates of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials. Read More »

Donald Trump Is Being Investigated For Obstruction Of Justice & 'Possible Financial Crimes'!

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The investigation has been cloaked in secrecy and it's unclear how many others have been questioned by the FBI . Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. "I did not", Sessions told him. "I'm going to acknowledge we had a meeting with the special counsel Mueller, but I'm not going to get into the contests", Mark Warner, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee , told reporters later. Read More »

United States left with more questions than answers after Sessions' testimony

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Sessions did not say that. "The suggestion that I participated with any collusion, that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country... There are none, Senator Wyden. "You are impeding this investigation", said New Mexico Sen. "There are none. There are none", Sessions said. Sessions's recusal came the day after The Post reported the first two meetings, but Sessions said he was already talking with lawyers about whether his Trump campaign work ... Read More »

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London

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The British Prime Minister will meet separately with representatives of Sinn Féin , the Ulster Unionists, the SDLP and the Alliance Party - as well as the DUP - in Downing Street in an attempt to allay growing concerns. Foster said discussions were going well. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people. Read More »

Belleville man identified as Alexandria shooter

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Family members of Matt Mika says he suffered multiple gunshot wounds and remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition after surgery. Shortly before the hospital issued its statement, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to the hospital. Read More »

No deal yet between Conservatives and DUP to back PM May

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Talks have been under way between DUP leader Arlene Foster and the Prime Minister over a possible alliance, as the Northern Ireland party's 10 MPs could help to prop up a Tory Government. May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union , has promised to start the formal Brexit talks next week, but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy. Read More »

Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno

On Thursday, Labour Member of Parliament David Lammy called for arrests to be made over the fire, describing the incident as "corporate manslaughter". "We always take all concerns seriously and these will form part of our forthcoming investigations". London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment buildings around the British capital. Read More »