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Plane diverted over 'suspicious conversation'

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The German Bild newspaper said passengers told airline personnel they had heard the men using words including " bomb " and " explosive ", and said one carried a suspicious backpack. "We were told they would board to deal with a security situation", said the passenger. Police and prosecutors said they continued to investigate the men on suspicion that they were preparing to carry out "a serious violent crime that could have jeopardized the state". Read More »

LeBron James posts bizarre and puzzling Instagram video

They are called the Golden State Warriors , but they don't belong to all of California. I know you're getting spankings. You go to GSW, the team who beat you, when you're already on a title contender? His performance through the series was as good as any I can recall, and in my mind, Durant cemented his position as the second best basketball player in the world, and a very close second to LeBron James at that. Read More »

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

But for some members of Congress, the shooting - which wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others - prompted new concerns about their safety in a fractured America. 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". Read More »

Scalise remains in critical condition, doctors 'encouraged'

Republican members of Congress played their Democratic colleagues in the charity game on Thursday night at Washington's Nationals Park in front of thousands of spectators. Others shot were Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner , who was shot in the ankle; and Matt Mika, a Tyson Foods lobbyist, who is in intensive care at George Washington University Hospital after being shot in the chest. Read More »

Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel, Confidant Says

I believe in that case, there would be such a reaction of Democrats and Republicans in Congress that what Adam Schiff said, that we'd resurrect the independent counsel law and have judges appoint an independent counsel beyond the president's reach. Read More »

Grenfell: 30 confirmed dead as hope for surviours dwindle

Emergency services are to spend a third day searching for bodies in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower in North Kensington , where they were called to reports of a fire in the early hours of Wednesday. "This is an absolutely terrible fire that took place". A further 69 were injured , with 17 in critical condition. As their probe gets underway, authorities have concluded that the blaze was not started intentionally. Read More »

USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

The game, which was broadcast live on cable news, showed Democrats and Republicans coming together on the diamond of the Washington Nationals. Two officers were shot, as were congressional aide Zach Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika. "Earlier today, [Scalise] underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg". The crowd got to its feet when the announcer mentioned Scalise . Read More »

Doctors Say Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, Shows Signs Of Improvement

Wednesday morning, as Republican lawmakers were practicing for the game, a lone gunman opened fire, striking Scalise in the hip and hitting a congressional staffer for Rep. He has since had two surgeries and received many blood transfusions. Scalise was shot in the left hip by Hodgkinson and has remained in critical condition ever since. Read More »

Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

At 91, she remains intuitive, and with these words she has shown an ability to crystallise the feeling in the country after so many traumatic events in recent months. The monarch and her grandson, Prince William, paid a visit to the Westway Sports Centre in White City, West London, on Friday. She met firefighters and police officers who worked around the clock in the aftermath of the fire. Read More »

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

Gingrich also said that Republicans in Congress "ought to look into" the fact that the first four people Mueller hired were all Democrats , including one who worked for the Clinton Foundation in the past, calling them "bad people". Bush . Former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich praised Robert Mueller when he was appointed special counsel but has since changed his opinion . Read More »

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

He injured four people, including Majority House Whip Steve Scalise , before being shot dead by police. The attacker, who was shot by Scalise's security detail and later died, was an IL man whose social media postings showed anger at Trump and the Republicans. Read More »

NBA Finals game 5: A new king in town

Residents of Oakland , which recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. "I still feel like that today", he said . "The statement added the organization would make those decisions when and if necessary". Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers past year, the Warriors again this time. Read More »

In Kabul, anger against Afghan government touches off deadly street clashes

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Washington D.C. [USA], June 3: Afghan Americans took to the streets in Washington D.C.to protest Wednesday's attack near Kabul's heavily protected diplomatic area that killed at least 90 people and injured over 350 others. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Saturday's blasts, which were suicide attacks. He called for an investigation into how the attackers managed to enter the funeral service where high-ranking government officials were present. Read More »

Congressional baseball game takes on greater meaning after shooting

The Louisiana Republican is recovering from "substantial damage" he suffered when a bullet pierced his left hip and traveled directly across to the other hip, Dr. "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 »

Trump losing ground in poll

Rasmussen's findings vary drastically from what Gallup has been showing. One-third, or 34 percent, thinks he has a great deal or even a fair amount of respect for them. Its report did, however, find that only 31 percent of "likely US voters" strongly approve of the president's job, while 42 percent strongly disapprove. Read More »

Scotland beats Australia 24-19 on late try by Hamish Watson

First, Foley found Folau with a long ball in one of the Wallabies' rare forays deep in Scotland territory. They took advantage of quick 22 and after a chip kick ahead from Russell, Foley turned his shoulder and took him out to earn himself a ten-minute rest from referee Wayne Barnes. Read More »

Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

Members of Congress took the field at Washington's Nationals Park on Thursday night for the charity baseball game, many wearing hats to honor Scalise, who has represented Louisiana in the House since 2008. Hodgkinson, the 66-year-old who opened fire on Republican lawmakers practising for a baseball game on Wednesday , was a fervent fan of leftist Senator Bernie Sanders and angered by the policies of US President Donald Trump . Read More »

White House Denies Trump Wants Mueller Out, But Heat Is On

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As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 27 years, we don't want people talking publicly about the subjects of ongoing investigations". "Something about the way I was conducting it, the president felt, created pressure on him that he wanted to relieve". Special counsel Robert Mueller met on Capitol Hill with the leaders of the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday afternoon, a long-awaited connection as lawmakers and federal investigators plot a path forward on the ... Read More »

A year after Brexit vote, more people view EU favorably

The Brexit Secretary said the talks would take place that week, but not necessarily on the Monday due to the clash with the Queen's Speech at Westminster. The European Union (EU) and the European Commission (EC) said in a joint statement that they have set a date to begin Brexit talks with the UK. "All the options are balanced and come with obligations", an European Union official working on Brexit said, noting that May had seemed to be looking for a sweeping free trade deal like that agreed ... Read More »

Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Special Counsel

But as the legal rope has tightened, his allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigator Mueller, a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served under Republican president George W. Read More »