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President Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

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The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital says he is more responsive and speaking with family. Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . He was shot in the hip with a rifle round, and suffered internal bleeding and damage to internal organs. Two Capitol Police officers were wounded in the attack; they were credited with averting a massacre. Read More »

Head constable held for 'mowing down' IAS officer's mother

Police said the accused has been identified as Chandra Bhan , who is posted with the security wing of Delhi Police . Preliminary investigation revealed that after hitting the woman, Bhan fled the spot and gave his vehicle to a mechanic to get rid of the evidence. Read More »

China-backed AIIB touts growth, sustainability

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The Jeju meeting sought to set the course for AIIB, a body established in 2014 at the behest of Beijing and considered an alternative to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank , which are dominated by the USA and the Asian Development Bank controlled by Japan. Read More »

Brexit : Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for talks

United Kingdom officials rejected the EU's position that substantive talks can not begin until the British government's position is settled a formal mandate is handed to its negotiators. May spent Thursday in talks with each of the five main political parties from Northern Ireland, including the DUP, aimed at getting a power-sharing executive running in the province before a June 29 deadline. Read More »

Police Launch Inquiry Into Grenfell Tower As Theresa May Labelled "Coward"

Grief over the Grenfell Tower disaster turned into angry protests as the official death toll rose to at least 30 and dozens more deaths were feared. There was a large police presence as Mrs May met a group of victims, residents, volunteers and community leaders at St Clement's Church close to the scene of the horrific blaze on Friday afternoon. Read More »

Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

The battle for Marawi , a city on Mindanao Island, began nearly two weeks ago and prompted Duterte to declare martial law in the southern region. Padilla said this following President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncement on Sunday that MNLF founding chair Nur Misuari has agreed to send his troops to fight the Islamist militants rampaging across Marawi . Read More »

Russian Federation probe expands to include Kushner's business dealings

Mr Comey , who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Mr Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. When Trump fired Comey, Rosenstein drafted a memo accusing the FBI director of bungling the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, and Sessions wrote a letter saying the dismissal was warranted. Read More »

Iowa City Mayor signs initiatives supporting Paris Agreement

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Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, where the landmark global climate agreement was agreed in December 2015, said the decision by Donald Trump to pull the USA out of the deal was 'a mistake that would have dramatic consequences'. Gast in April 2009. The overwhelming majority of climate scientists accept that greenhouse gas emissions from human activities are leading to global-scale warming and related changes to our climate such as more frequent extreme weather events and new precipitation patterns. Read More »

Another late night in store for Cosby jury

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case appears ready to work late for the third night in a row. The comedian said in depositions that he gave her the common allergy drug Benadryl and insisted the encounter was consensual. From their cloistered deliberation room, they've transmitted one note to the judge asking to clarify a legal term and three requesting lengthy rehashes of evidence and testimony. Read More »

Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack

The seven men and five women were unable to reach a unanimous decision after some 53 hours of deliberations in Norristown, Pennsylvania . Lena Dunham is among those high profile observers of the case speaking out about the mistrial result. Read More »

Queen says UK has been 'resolute in face of adversity'

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They also made an appearance on the steps of Buckingham Palace for during the annual Trooping the Color Procession, a ceremony held in celebration of the Queen's birthday. In the fire's aftermath, the London Underground on Saturday suspended subway service between Edgware Road and Hammersmith on two lines at the request of the London Fire Brigade. Read More »

Pence Hires Private Lawyer For Russia Investigation

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Pence took several weeks longer than the president to choose former USA attorney and Virginia state attorney general Richard Cullen as his counsel on the myriad of ongoing Russia-related investigations. Republicans seem to be only keeping Trump around long enough for him to sign tax cuts and a healthcare bill. Just 24 hours ago news broke that President Donald Trump is under criminal investigation for obstruvction of justice. Read More »

One dead as Taliban storm Afghan police compound

Four more attackers stormed the gate after the blast. Danish put the toll at two police killed and five wounded. Afghan Special Forces also arrived at the site shortly after the incident occurred and sealed off the area. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement sent to the media. The attack comes after an earlier Taliban attack that killed at least one Afghan and wounded seven U.S. Read More »

Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign

Rosenstein said Trump has not discussed the special counsel with him. Even though it is reported that the president understands how risky firing Mueller will be, those close to him feel that Trump is "so volatile they can not be sure that he won't change his mind if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised". Read More »

Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

The conservative Republicans and their allies trail in second place with 22 percent, allowing them to secure 70 - 132 seats. However, the preliminary statistics of the French Interior Ministry unveiled a record abstention rate in the country's parliamentary elections since 1958, at 51.4 percent, exposing the "democratic fatigue" in France . Read More »

Golden Years Ahead For The Golden State Warriors

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He hugged mother Wanda many a time. The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback a year ago. The party began as soon as Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry and the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 at Oracle Arena to clinch their second championship in three years. Read More »

Conservatives 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Peter Hain

Theresa May has told representatives from Northern Ireland's parties that she will publish full details of any deal agreed with DUP to support a minority Conservative government. Meanwhile, there are concerns in Europe about what all this means for the upcoming Brexit negotiations. Barnier's interview will heap yet more pressure on May, who called a snap general election to give her a stronger hand at the Brexit negotiating table. Read More »

Palestinian official: Israel 'not ready' for peace

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On the 50th anniversary milestone, more than ever are beginning to question whether the struggle to control occupied Palestinian territory is worth it. He called on both sides to return to direct negotiations to resolve all final status issues on the basis of relevant United Nations resolutions, agreements and worldwide law. Read More »

London fire: Queen, not PM May, taps into national mood

At least 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters responded to the blaze at Grenfell Tower and have been working since the early hours of the morning. "Sadly at this time there are 58 people who we were told were in Grenfell Tower on the night, who were missing, who I have to assume are dead". Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russiaprobe because he could become a witness in the investigation , ABC News reported on Friday. Even though Mueller is technically leading the investigation, the DOJ controls the funding for the investigation and can fire Mueller if the department decides it's warranted. Read More »

At least 58 confirmed dead in London tower block fire

There have been demands for answers as to how the blaze was able to engulf the 24-storey building, trapping many on the upper floors, along with complaints that not enough was being done to provide assistance for people left homeless or information about those still missing. Read More »