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Osinbajo, Emir Sanusi Hold Private Meeting


The meeting which started around 2:41pm continued till around 4:50pm when Sanusi stepped out from Osinbajo's office to the waiting glance of anxious State House correspondents who wanted to know the reason for his visit. In his letter, Ganduje said he was calling for the investigation to be dropped as a result of interventions by highly-placed personalities in the matter. Read More »

USA politician still critically ill after baseball field shooting


He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospital Center , a Level I Trauma Center. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Scalise was undergoing another surgical procedure on Thursday. Zack Barth, an aide to Texas representative Roger Williams, was also shot but was released from hospital after treatment. We can hopefully all agree that there is nothing more devastating in life than the loss of life - especially when that loss is sudden, cut short, tragic, or at ... Read More »

Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game


Mika was "shot multiple times in his chest and arm and suffered massive trauma" and now "requires assistance to breathe and will need additional surgeries". Lawmakers noted their good fortune in having armed protectors on hand - "Thank God", they exclaimed over and over - and said otherwise the shooter would have been able to take a huge deadly toll. Read More »

Representative says he's carrying gun after baseball shooting

The House has returned to business after a gunman fired at a baseball practice, critically injuring a top Republican lawmaker and wounding several others. He is the House's No. 3 GOP leader. "By playing tonight, you are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our democracy", Trump said. Read More »

Reports of suspicious package causes evacuations and cordons in central Dunedin


Cordons were in place in and around the intersection and nearby buildings had been evacuated, police said. Community house stand in manager Rob Tigeir said police told staff they had to evacuate because of a bomb threat. Police cars are blocking the entrance to the area and cordon tape has gone up. Members of the public were asked to avoid the area while inquiries continued. Read More »

Conservatives Lose Majority In UK Snap Election


In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party. "I don't believe personally that Theresa May will stay as our prime minister indefinitely", Heidi Allen, a Tory member of Parliament, told LBC Radio. Read More »

Cabinet Members Take Turns Praising Trump at Unusual Meeting


Vice President Mike Pence declared his job was "the greatest privilege of my life". Trump , the vice president continued, is "keeping his word to the American people". U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley , who has publicly broken with her boss on a number of issues, hailed Trump's message to the world as transformational and called it a "new day" at the U.N. Read More »

US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting


Votes were canceled in the House on Wednesday, but on Thursday they were taking place. Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson . Read More »

UK Conservatives and Democratic Unionists Have Broad Agreement

Though Foster supported Brexit , she also might demand that May pursue a cushioned exit from the European Union , given her party's wish that a soft border remain between Northern Ireland and Ireland, an European Union member. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has close ties to Sinn Fein and the Sinn Fein MPs are understood to be hoping that in return for their support, Mr. Read More »

US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

Two current and two former officials told the Washington Post that in March Trump asked Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats to publicly deny the existence of any evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Read More »

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face Question Time grilling


The tough questions kept coming. May's lead has collapsed from 24 points since she surprised both rivals and financial markets on April 18 by calling the election. But it was who Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn suffered the most uncomfortable moments of the event as he struggled to answer questions over his opposition to nuclear weapons. Read More »

Mueller Meets With Lawmakers to Avoid Conflicts in Russia Probes


However, an investigation did begin days after Trump fired Comey on May 9. Former FBI Director James Comey, who was sacked by Trump, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who recommended Comey's dismissal and has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, both have testified. Read More »

Theresa May to meet five Northern Ireland parties

If she does take a gentler tone, then the chastened prime minister could win valuable concessions in Brussels in negotiations due to start next week, some think. "And if that wasn't enough, calling an unnecessary general election purely for the self interest of the Conservative Party and having mucked that campaign up they are now putting the country in hock to the DUP ". Read More »

Lion on Karachi's streets viral on social media, owner arrested


Police said Saqlain Javed , a local pet dealer in his thirties, was arrested after a concerned citizen made a complaint. The man was later identified as Saqlain. Police said the permit issued to Jawaid by the wildlife department of Sindh province for run a "private mini zoo" had expired in June a year ago. Jawaid reportedly told police that he had the proper documents to keep the lion at a private zoo, and that he was returning from the veterinarian, as the big cat had been sick. Read More »

Rep. Scalise undergoing a third surgery, fellow Rep


The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". "Everybody probably would have died except for the fact that the Capitol Hill police were there, and the only reason they were there was because we had a member of [House] leadership on our team", Kentucky Sen. Read More »

U.S. politician still critically ill after baseball field shooting

FOX8's Alex Rose spoke with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, a Greensboro Republican, about the GOP baseball practice shooting in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning. "Both were wounded both in the hospital but probably saved the lives of many people", continued Paul. He called for replacing "the attacks of hateful personal politics and resistance" with respect. Read More »

Thermomix Australia under fire for 'injuring and deceiving' users


The current model, the TM5, has been supplied in Australia since September 2014. The ACCC alleges that Thermomix misled customers about their consumer guarantee rights. "We also want to address the way in which they really downplayed the risks involved with the their original media release". Ms Rickard urged any consumers still using a TM31 model to follow all safety instructions. Read More »

Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists

She is seeking to secure a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ), a conservative , pro-U.K. party from Northern Ireland , which would give her a majority and allow her to remain in power. That's why we're ready to start very quickly. "There is neither strength nor stability in a narrow, bunkered one-party approach; you need to include people with different ideas to get the best deal and widest support", she wrote. Read More »

After a Tragedy, We Get Back on the Field


The annual Congressional Baseball Game , which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, will be played Thursday despite Wednesday's shooting at the GOP squad's practice in Alexandria, Virginia . But we're going to violate that unofficial rule today because if we needed one more example of law enforcement officers doing astonishingly fearless, heroic work and ultimately taking bullets for the public, we got one. Read More »

Trump govt cancels Obama policy for illegal immigrant families

Obama had hoped that overhauling the USA immigration system and resolving the fate of the estimated 11 million people in the country illegally would be part of his presidential legacy. "They shouldn't be very anxious", Trump said of DACA recipients in a January ABC News interview. "You have these incredible kids, in many cases not in all cases. Read More »

Number of Britons becoming German citizens rises 361%


Have you read Trendiee Today? "A connection with Brexit is obvious", the statistic office said, noting it was the highest ever recorded number for British citizens. Turks were the biggest group, with 16,290 becoming German - a 17.3% drop, following declines in previous years. According to the statistics presented, on average naturalized citizens were 33 years of age and had resided in Germany for 17 years. Read More »