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US Navy Destroyer Collides With Merchant Vessel Off Coast Of Japan

Seven U.S. sailors are unaccounted for and others were injured early Saturday after a Navy warship collided with a container ship in the Pacific off the coast of Japan , authorities said. In May, the U.S. Navy's USS Lake Champlain collided with a South Korean fishing vessel but both ships were able to operate under their own power. Read More »

Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

Vice president Mike Pence, who headed the Trump transition until Inauguration Day, has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe a nd Mr Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen has retained a brief to represent him. Read More »

Trump Calls The Health Care Bill He's Been Praising 'Mean'

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When the AHCA finally passed that chamber in early May, Trump held a press conference in the White House's Rose Garden and tweeted that it was a " great day " for the country. Republican Senate leadership is targeting a vote before the July 4 recess. "The status quo is unsustainable". The uproar about a Senate health care bill that critics say is being written in secret comes just weeks after similar accusations were leveled at House Republicans. Read More »

Supreme Court affirms decision to ensure timely trials

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Cody's trial was scheduled to start in early 2015, but he applied for a stay of proceedings citing his right to a speedy trial which was granted by the trial judge. "The Cody decision asks everyone to take a proactive approach to prevent unnecessary delays". The Supreme Court agreed, saying even after deducting all the delays initiated by the defence, the delay Cody faced was unreasonable. Read More »

Blackstone Group LP (BX) EPS Estimated At $0.61

It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. Barclays Plc acquired 117,225 shares as Iconix Brand Group Inc (ICON)'s stock declined 30.61%. Metlife Inc now has $57.23 billion valuation. 810.29 million shares or 2.96% more from 786.98 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of The Blackstone Group L.P.by 1.3% in the third quarter. Read More »

Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the FBI's investigation into Russian election interference expanded last month to include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. Trump is accused of firing FBI director James Comey over his refusal to steer the Russian Federation investigation away from former national security advisor and Trump ally Mike Flynn. Read More »

President Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

A cable news network is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation in order to gain access to former Director James Comey's memos detailing his interactions and meetings with President Donald Trump, documents that led to Comey's Senate testimony and have ultimately put Trump's trustworthiness on the line in the eyes of much of Washington and the country. Read More »

Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep

The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday. The baseball field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, is lighted as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents process the scene in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover. Read More »

Missing, Feared Dead in London Fire

REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Protesters close to Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning. "Everyone affected by this tragedy needs reassurance that the government is there for them at this awful time - and that is what I am determined to provide", she said in a statement . Read More »

Republican congressman and others wounded in baseball practice shootout

On a baseball diamond in Washington , D.C., there was a symbolic gathering of Democrats and Republicans that discarded all partisanship and came together as "Team Scalise ". "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues", his office revealed in a previous statement . He "checked in" on Scalise , who the MedStar Washington Hospital Center said was in "critical" condition last night due to internal injuries and complications from ... Read More »

Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

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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. The FBI and Alexandria Police Department said in a joint statement Thursday that federal authorities had examined the rifle and handgun recovered from the scene and determined that Hodgkinson had bought them from licensed sellers. Read More »

Donald Trump says no one has any proof on Russia

The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Mr Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said . Senior Justice Department officials pushed back on the ABC News report , saying Rosenstein has not at this point requested any official opinion on the matter from career ethics attorneys in the department. Read More »

Queen visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster and said it was right that "this awful tragedy is properly investigated". She wanted an entirely controlled situation in which she didn't use her humanity. Families of the victims and residents of Grenfell said they were furious that the local government had for years ignored their complaints about the building's lack of measures in case of fire and had not adequately attended to survivors of the ... Read More »

President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation with tweet

Recent news reports have suggested Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn . Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman, said in an email Friday that Rosenstein "has said numerous times , if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will". Read More »

In tweets, Trump confirms he's under investigation

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The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation , which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post had reported . Read More »

Theresa May warned of risk to Northern Ireland peace with DUP de

Theresa May will hold talks with political leaders from Northern Ireland as she tries to calm fears her anticipated deal with the DUP will undermine the peace process. Tories have made clear since last week's election that their discussions with the DUP revolve around assurances of support in key Commons votes, rather than a full coalition. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Cab driver woke neighbours to say fridge had exploded

May has announced a judge-led inquiry into what happened, and on Friday promised a £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euro) fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing. Rydon , the firm that carried out the work, said in a statement that the project "met all required building regulations". Police barred their way and scuffles broke out, a Reuters reporter said. Read More »

Britain, EU to launch Brexit talks on Monday: Brexit department

In a letter to the European Union last March, Prime Minister Theresa May stated: "The United Kingdom does not seek membership of the single market: we understand and respect your position that the four freedoms of the single market are indivisible and there can be no "cherry picking". Read More »

Protesters of Castile shooting largely cleared from freeway

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After the verdict, the city of St. Anthony, where Yanez was employed, announced he would not return to active duty and would be offered a separation package to leave the force. But no video existed of exactly what happened inside the vehicle in the key seconds before Reynolds began filming, leaving a jury to decide whether to believe Officer Jeronimo Yanez's testimony that Castile was pulling out his gun despite his commands and he fired in fear for his life. Read More »

Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Though the specific motive for the shooting is not yet clear, the gunman was vocally opposed to President Donald Trump and served as a volunteer in the presidential campaign of US Senator Bernie Sanders . The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. At the game Thursday night, U.S. Read More »

Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

The transition official said the organization has also separately asked the General Services Administration to preserve records from the Trump transition that were transferred to its facilities after Trump's inauguration. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking minority member of the House Intelligence Committee, told Politico he's discussing adding an obstruction of justice inquiry to his committee's Russian Federation investigation with the man leading that probe, Rep. Read More »

GOP, Dem Governors Call For Changes In House Health Bill

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GOP senators said Wednesday they remained divided over pivotal questions about dismantling and replacing chunks of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. They have argued that the law is too costly and represents undue government interference in Americans' healthcare. The sources say the president did not specify what aspects of the bill he was characterizing. Read More »