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More surgeries lie ahead for Scalise

Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. Richmond, who plays for the Democratic team, said he had visited the hospital multiple times. Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. Read More »

APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

Speaking in Hebrew at a ceremony marking 50 years since the outbreak of the 1967 Six-Day War, Netanyahu's comments seemed likely to cast a pall over US President Donald Trump's attempts to breathe life into long-stalled peace efforts. On March 14, 1978 Israel launches "Operation Litani" in south Lebanon, which it says is to protect the north of its territory from fighters from the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), which had a number of strongholds there. Read More »

Chris Ruddy Says He Did Not Speak With Trump About Firing Mueller

Rosenstein testified that he is the only one who has the authority to fire Mueller, who was appointed following the May 9 ousting of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and that he had seen no good cause to do so. A friend of the president suggested a day earlier that Trump was considering such an ouster. "If President [Trump] fired Bob Mueller, Congress would immediately re-establish independent counsel and appoint Bob Mueller", Schiff tweeted Monday evening. Read More »

Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

United States forces captured him in Falluja, Iraq , in 2004. A spokesman for the US-led anti-IS coalition said he could not confirm the Russian claim. The Islamic State leader has been rumored to be dead on a number of occasions dating back at least to 2015. It did not elaborate at the time. At the height of its power two years ago, Islamic State ruled over millions of people in territory running from northern Syria through towns and villages along the Tigris and Euphrates river ... Read More »

30 now confirmed dead in London tower fire


When the London fire investigation is complete we will analyse the response to the disaster and exactly what happened to see if there are any lessons we can learn in Salford. A further 80 people are being treated in nearby hospitals, with 17 of those being in a critical condition. Mrs May visited the scene on Thursday morning, chatting to firefighters and emergency responders as she was shown the charred shell of the building where at least 17 people died. Read More »

Russia says it may have killed ISIS leader

The Russian army on Friday said it was seeking to verify whether Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed after its warplanes hit the group's leaders in a night raid in Syria last month. Others "eliminated" include: "Emir of Raqqa Abu al-Haji al-Masri, Emir Ibrahim al-Naef al-Hajj, who controlled the district from the city of Raqqa to the settlement of es-Sohne and the head of security os [sic] ISIS Suleiman al-Sawah". Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017 | Mohammad Amir expected to be fit for the final

Amir went through a rigorous training session to prove his match fitness. "We have not decided about (playing him)", Mahmood said on Friday. At the moment he bowled today. But the way Rumman Raees came in and bowled, it showed we have the bench strength. We have guys who have such skill and such an ability that they can perform on any stage. Read More »

Trump Says Obstruction Of Justice Probe Based On 'Phony Story'

President Donald Trump on Thursday seemed to acknowledge an obstruction-of-justice investigation into his firing of James Comey as FBI director, blasting it as a "phony story". Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, immediately condemned the Post report . Responding to a question phoned in by a US man from the state of Arizona, Putin said that Comey's testimony did not include any evidence that Russian Federation meddled in the election. Read More »

Crusaders name seven All Blacks for Lions clash


Gatland's side are without injured skipper Sam Warburton, who has a slight ankle strain, as well as Wales duo Ross Moriarty (back) and Dan Biggar (head). All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, who named a 33-man test squad, expressed surprise at the comment but suggested Gatland may have been joking. "I think it was a big step up from our first game on tour and I hope we can take another step up on Saturday", he said. Read More »

Grenfell fire: UK to carry out inspections on other towers

Gloria Trevisan, an Italian architecture graduate, is missing after the Grenfell Tower fire along with her partner Marco Gottardi. Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block at Latimer Road in West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . Read More »

Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort


As outlined in its climate change strategy, Bournemouth has a target to reduce Carbon dioxide emissions by 30 per cent by 2020, helping the United Kingdom hit its target of 34 per cent Carbon dioxide reduction by that year. Andrew M. Cuomo said in a statement earlier this week. Syria is in the middle of a civil war. North Korea wasn't the only body politic to criticize Trump for his decision to pull out of the agreement. Read More »

Sen. Blumenthal: Trump Must Disclose More About Foreign Business Dealings


Constitution. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) told reporters on a conference call Tuesday that almost 200 Democratic members of Congress were suing President Donald Trump because they believe he's acting unconstitutionally. What we are seeking first and foremost is disclosure. The trademark applications were approved and processed more quickly because of Trump's status as president, the suit says. Read More »

Trump lashes out at 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One that "while the president has the right to" fire Robert Mueller, "he has no intention to do so". "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", Trump said. Read More »

Turkey's FM heads to Riyadh to mediate the Qatar crisis

Cavusoglu discussed with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah "regional and worldwide developments", the official KUNA news agency said . Eshki accused Al Jazeera of pursuing hostile policies towards Saudi Arabia, and said the Qatari broadcaster has adopted a negative approach towards the Persian Gulf littoral Arab states by broadcasting hostile propaganda against them, a move which is supported by the Qatari government. Read More »

Senate Intel Panel Won't Probe if Trump Obstructed Justice


The Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday that it would not investigate whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice by interfering in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of his associates' possible collusion and coordination with Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Britain, EU in suspense as Theresa May tries to strike power deal


The Brexit talks must not harm relations between the European Union (EU) and Britain, Czech Ambassador to the EU Martin Povejsil said at the Prague European Summit worldwide conference on Thursday. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson called on May to consider all parties when drawing up a deal for the UK's divorce from the EU. It is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily complex. Read More »

U.S. special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

EDT. U.S. President Donald Trump on June 14, 2017. Last week ex-FBI chief James Comey told a separate inquiry by the US Senate Intelligence Committee that he assured Mr Trump he wasn't personally under investigation. The president vehemently denies any collusion between himself or any of his associates and Russian Federation. Why is the president being investigated? He did not, however, confirm that Comey asked him directly to prevent future communications between he and ... Read More »

Kindergarten bombing marks latest Chinese school attack


Sources with the hospitals said Friday that among the eight severely injured, four have escaped life-threatening danger. Local authorities said that contrary to early reports the blast did not occur while parents were picking up children after school, according to the People's Daily . Read More »

CNN sues Department of Justice for Comey memo copies

The Washington Post is reporting that President Donald Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice . The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contacts with Russians, according to USA officials briefed on the ... Read More »