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U.S. lawmakers attacked, Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into motive of gunman

U.S. Capitol Police will now conduct a full re-evaluation of how to protect members of Congress outside of the capitol complex after Wednesday's mass shooting in Virginia , according to members who spoke to WFAA. They shot the shooter. He was operated on at an area hospital and is listed in critical condition. Rep. Roger Williams of Texas was at the GOP baseball practice Wednesday when the shooting started. Read More »

Second Aussie killed in London attack

London terror raids Sun, June 4, 2017 Police have raided a block of flats in Barking in connection with last night's London Bridge terror attack . Gerard Vowls was in Borough Market in Saturday night when the horrific massacre unfolded and witnessed the jihadis set on the 21-year-old from Brisbane. Read More »

Trump faces obstruction probe

Then Donald Trump himself seemed to indicate that the FBI's probe into his campaign's links with Russian Federation was on his mind when he chose to fire Comey. North Carolina Republican Richard Burr and Virginia Democrat Mark Warner aren't providing any other details regarding the meeting. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2017 ...case against him & now wants to clear his name by showing "the false or misleading testimony by James Comey , John Brennan..." Comey ... Read More »

London fire: Prime minister orders full public inquiry

Cotton said firefighter had been on the fourth floor where the fire was believed to have started, but she declined to speculate on what caused it. "My daughter's friend said she observed an adult who made some sort of homemade parachute and tried to lower himself out of the window ", Lamrani said. Read More »

May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

Barnier has said he wants to wrap up a Brexit deal by October 2018 so it has time to get through national parliaments and the European Parliament in time for Britain's departure from the bloc at the end of March 2019. "We stand at a critical time with those Brexit negotiations starting only next week - I think that stability is important". "But, let us be clear and organised and once the negotiations have started we should be well aware that it'll be more hard to move backwards", he noted. Read More »

Top House Republican Seriously Wounded in Shooting at Baseball Practice

U.S. president Donald Trump has visited critically-ill party whip Steve Scalise , who was shot by a rifle-wielding attacker as he practised for a charity baseball game. "We knew they were here and we knew who they were", Nathan said. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., told CNN . Dallas Rep. Pete Sessions, the Republican chairman of the House Rules Committee, said the same type of angry rhetoric and attacks aimed at law enforcement in recent years is now being leveled at politicians. Read More »

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

It is unclear if the officials will describe in full their conversations with Mr Trump and other top officials or will be directed by the White House to invoke executive privilege. It goes on to tell RNC members to say: "If this leaked account is true, it means the special counsel has struck out on trying to prove collusion and is shifting to obstruction in an effort to save face". Read More »

At least 19 civilians killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Somalia-based al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility. Check out the latest defense news. "The operation is over now and the gunmen were killed by the security forces", said Mohamed Ahmed Arab, spokesman for Somalia´s security ministry. The attack began with a auto bomb exploding at the gate. Al-Andalus, a broadcaster run by the jihadist group, made the announcement soon after the twin attacks on Pizza House and Posh Treats. Read More »

'It was self defence': Man charged with Wicklow murder

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The killing allegedly took place at Mountain View Park in Churchtown between May 29 and May 30 last. The court heard he was charged at Bray Garda station at 11.28am and replied "it was self defence". Judge Patricia McNamara remanded Mr Greene in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court next Thursday, June 22nd. Kieran Greene (32) of Mountain View Park, Rathfarnham (in grey hoodie), being brought into Tallaght District Court this afternoon. Read More »

Turkey not taking sides in Gulf dispute -media cites Turkish foreign minister

In November 2016, U.S. State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of 72 Boeing F-15QA aircraft with weapons and related support, equipment, and training with an estimated cost of $21.1 billion to Qatar . Mattis formerly oversaw the US military's Central Command, whose forward operating base is at the vast al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar . Trump has repeatedly echoed the accusations against Qatar , despite attempts by his defence secretary, James Mattis, and secretary ... Read More »

President Trump Is Under Investigation For Potential Obstruction Of Justice

Trump has made no decision to act against Mueller and insists that he knows the risks of doing so but people close to the president say Trump is so volatile they can not be sure that he will not change his mind if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised, The New York Times said . Read More »

Paul Ryan Stands Behind Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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He added that no such reason now exists. Earlier, Graham had asked Rosenstein whether there was "any reason, for cause, to fire Mr. Mueller". Robert Mueller's investigation is looking into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, and is also looking into financial crimes among Trump associates, the Post wrote, citing five unnamed intelligence officials. Read More »

Special counsel probing Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

The Post also reported that according to "people familiar with the matter", the investigation into Trump began shortly after the President fired then-FBI Director James Comey . Significantly, Preet Bharara, the India-born former top USA federal prosecutor, earlier this week had said that there was enough evidence to begin an obstruction of justice case against Trump over his alleged interference in the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Diane Abbott reveals diabetes was 'out of control' during election campaign

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The Labour frontbencher was temporarily replaced just days before the election after a series of vehicle crash interviews. "During the election campaign, everything went insane - and the diabetes was out of control , the blood sugar was out of control", she told The Guardian , and said she had been badly affected by failing to eat enough while carrying out six or seven interviews. Read More »

Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

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The report also indicates that NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will sit for interviews with Mueller in the near future. Soon after, Trump spoke to Coats and Rogers about the Russian Federation investigation. Though the DNI did not deny those reports, he told the panel he never felt pressured to intervene in the investigation. Read More »

North Korea claims Otto Warmbier released on humanitarian grounds

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People, believed to be family members, embrace next to the medical transport plane carrying Otto Warmbier before he was transferred to an awaiting ambulance at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio, US, June 13, 2017. The report came as new details emerge about Warmbier's treatment after he was arrested in January 2016 and subsequently sentenced to 15 years hard labor for trying to steal a propaganda poster. Read More »

Malaysian air force loses contact with fighter jet

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This was confirmed by RMAF chief General Affendi Buang during a press conference at the RMAF Kuantan base on Thursday afternoon. The bodies of the two pilots are being brought to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan hospital in Kuantan for a post mortem. Read More »

UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

May has said the divorce talks, likely to be the most complex in Europe since World War II, will begin as planned next week and her Brexit minister, David Davis , said Britain's negotiating position was unchanged. May 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 »

Senate GOP, Democrats Reach Deal Imposing New Sanctions On Russia

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In addition, the measure would codify existing sanctions and place new economic restrictions in an effort to economically harm specific individuals and Russia's economy. Capitol Police force, while they practiced for a congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia, early Wednesday morning. "I know that some people in the White House are pushing back" on the Senate sanctions framework, Ohio Sen. Read More »

What To Know About The Russian Ambassador Who Courted The Trump Team

Barely a month after Mr Trump dismissed Mr Comey, there are rumours that he may seek to sack Mr Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed following the FBI chief's ouster to head the agency's Russian Federation investigation. Mr Sessions kicked off his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee by asserting that he had "never met or had any conversations with any Russians" about interference in last year's presidential race. Read More »

Family of freed United States student to hold news conference

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When asked by reporters if he would bring up the cases of Warmbier and three other Americans detained in North Korea, Rodman said, "that's not my goal right now". Fred Warmbier (WORM'-bir) told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday that his son, Otto, was "terrorized and brutalized" during his 17-month detention and has been in a coma for more than a year. Read More »

Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban

Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. A look at where things stand, and the justices' options. On March 15, Judge Derrick K. Watson of the US District Court for the District of Hawaii issued an injunction blocking both sections. "But whatever one's views, the precedent set by this case for the judiciary's proper role in reviewing the president's national-security and immigration authority will transcend this debate, this Order, and this constitutional moment", he wrote . Read More »