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Scalise still in critical condition; suspect dies in custody

Mr Trump also said at the White House that "Steve, in his own way, may have brought some unity to our long-divided country". President Donald Trump paid a visit to injured Steve Scalise in the Washington hospital this week, where the Congressman remains in critical condition, has learned. Read More »

United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Texas Rep. Roger Williams said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot but was doing well and expected to fully recover. This evening's baseball game will go on as scheduled. Ney explained that fiscal constraints make it almost impossible to guarantee a bodyguard for each member of Congress, but also said that members in certain situations can ask the U.S. Read More »

Death toll rises to 30 after massive London apartment fire

Anger over the causes of the fire and the government's handling of the tragedy have grown during the week. In the face of continued criticism, Theresa May paid another visit to the site to meet residents but was rushed away under heavy police guard as locals vented their fury, shouting "shame on you" and "coward". Read More »

No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, says Donald Trump

The ex-FBI boss testified in a senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". The Post reported that the interviews represent a widening of the probe to include looking into whether the President obstructed justice in suggesting to his former FBI Director James Comey that Comey drop the investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, as well as for his firing of Comey. Read More »

President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

After Comey's testimony in which he acknowledged telling Trump that he was not under investigation, Trump tweeted that he felt "total and complete vindication". But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight of the probe given his own role in Comey's firing. "In order to try to attempt to raise a legitimate scenario to fire Mueller, Trump has to discredit him", said Jeffrey Jacobovitz, a white collar lawyer who represented officials in the Clinton White House and now is with ... Read More »

House Committee subpoenas ex-NSA, Trump's lawyer


In a new argument, a Republican aide suggested to CNN that Nunes had never formally recused himself from the investigation. They are focused on the accusations of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, as well as on Flynn , who was sacked three weeks into the new administration for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his meetings with Russian officials. Read More »

Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

Firing Mueller would perhaps be an even more explosive move than the president's prior decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , who was overseeing that agency's separate investigation into Russian interference. I know Bob Mueller . Session will also testify before the House later Tuesday, scheduled to discuss the department budget. He has always been widely respected by many in Washington from both sides of the aisle, with many lawmakers praising Deputy Attorney General Rob ... Read More »

Gianforte Sentenced To 20 Hours Of Anger Management

Last week, journalism advocacy groups - including PEN America, the Society for Professional Journalists, Free Press and Reporters Without Borders - filed an ethics complaint against Gianforte over the incident with Jacobs. He went on to reiterate that his physical reaction to Jacobs' "legitimate question" about health care was "unprofessional, unacceptable, and unlawful". Read More »

Hawaii First To Align With Paris Climate Accord

Trump said the move was aimed at preserving and creating more American jobs, even though the studies he cited during his speech omitted the steep costs from climate change itself, such as sea level rise inundating valuable real estate in coastal cities. Read More »

CNN Sues FBI for Release of James Comey's Trump Memos

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Read More »

On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phoney' Russian Federation story

Legal experts warned that Comey's testimony may provide enough evidence for an obstruction of justice case against Trump , which could be used as the basis for impeachment proceedings. Rosenstein , who would be responsible for actually dismissing Mueller , told USA lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause. Trump also appeared to put Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in his crosshairs. Read More »

Former British PM says DUP deal could hurt NI peace process

The price of such a deal remains unclear. The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. But a newly appointed junior Brexit minister, Steve Baker, told Reuters: "I don't foresee any change". The prime minister was less enthusiastic about meeting the same parties a month ago when she jetted into the north for a flying visit to Balmoral Show and a entirely coincidental meeting with Arlene Foster , the ... Read More »

President Trump confirms he's under investigation in angry tweetstorm

Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Pence has seldom addressed the Russian Federation issue, which has overshadowed Trump's efforts to overhaul the healthcare system, cut taxes and boost jobs - priorities that Pence has worked on intensively with Republican lawmakers. Read More »

Kevin Durant Says the Warriors Aren't a Super Team Either!

And I trust Durant when he says the Warriors worked hard to create chemistry and put the team ahead of their egos. "This is the best job in the world". "First of all, if everybody wanted Steph, he would have been the No. 1 pick", Durant said, as transcribed by FOX Sports. Were those teams as super as this year's Warriors? There is always some negativity attached to the idea of a super team , and maybe that's the reason why Durant and James are equally as defensive about their ... Read More »

As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power


The European Union (EU) will keep the door open for Britain to return, but only on worse terms than it now has, EU Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said Wednesday. Before the Mansion House dinner was canceled because of the fire, finance minister Hammond had been due to tackle fears among the financial elite that May's insistence that "no deal is better than a bad deal" would cost them business. Read More »

Scalise's doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail. Members of both parties projected a sense of camaraderie, following Wednesday's tragic shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a Republican from Louisiana, fighting for his life. Read More »

Philip Hammond: UK must be pragmatic in Brexit talks

The announcement of the formal start of discussions was agreed on Thursday between Britain's Brexit minister David Davis and the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier . The Government are hoping to negotiate a trade deal with the European Union within the two-year Article 50 process, but the bloc has warned "significant progress" must be made on divorce talks before a future trade relationship with the United Kingdom can be discussed. Read More »

Egyptian court sentences 31 to death in prosecutor's case


Prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat was killed in a vehicle bomb attack on his convoy in eastern Cairo in June 2015. NAN reports that Barakat died of his wounds in hospital after the bombing in the suburb of Heliopolis. His assassination came after an Islamic State (IS) affiliate, "Sinai Province", called for attacks on the country's judiciary. Cairo regularly accuses Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip and is allied with the Muslim Brotherhood, of supporting attacks in Egypt. Read More »

CNN Says Only Democrats Prayed for Wounded Scalise

The motive for the shooting remained unclear but authorities were zeroing in on the life of James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL, in the months and weeks before Wednesday morning's shooting. Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party solidify friendships off the floor and on the field. Rep. Joe Barton , R-Texas, and Rep. Read More »

May to talk with NI parties amid concerns over DUP deal

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements". "We will be asking the prime minister to be open with politicians and also with the public", he said. There would be very serious consequences if there was any suggestion of a back-room deal with the DUP, said SDLP leader Colum Eastwood . Read More »

Vigil for victims of Orlando nightclub shooting


People are opening up about the day that changed their lives forever. Later Monday morning, hundreds of people dropped off flowers, drawings and cards at a memorial near Pulse. Orlando police department patrol officer Alison Clarke (L) is embraced by Christine Gogicos while visiting the memorial outside the Pulse Nightclub on the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2017. Read More »

Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting

He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. Mr Scalise , 51, a Louisiana Republican who is the No 3 House Republican , remained in critical condition at a hospital a few miles from the stadium after undergoing a third surgery on Thursday. Read More »