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Majority Whip Steve Scalise no longer in ICU, hospital says

Scalise was upgraded to " fair condition " by MedStar doctors Wednesday, one week after the shooting, which also injured two Capitol Police officers that are part of his security detail, one staff member and a former staff member who volunteers to help coach the GOP baseball team. Read More »

United Kingdom high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests


Around 100 residents were sent to spend the night on air beds at a rest centre at Swiss Cottage Library, according to the BBC , with the aim of being allocated to hotels or the homes or families and friends by council workers. Some residents said the first they heard of the evacuation was on the news. "There's no organization and it's chaos", she said. "All I can say at the moment is they don't pass any of the safety tests". Read More »

Trump casts doubt on Russia investigator Mueller


One week after the memo was disclosed, the Justice Department appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to take over the investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump political campaign. "They are also four good guys and are four friends of mine", Trump said. Robenalt lectures nationally with John Dean, the former White House counsel whose testimony helped bring down President Richard Nixon, and teaches a continuing legal education class on Watergate. Read More »

Qatar will buy U.S. some F-15 fighters

The visit comes after several Arab countries and governments cut diplomatic relations with Qatar last week, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism. The US has agreed to sell $12 billion worth of American F-15 fighters to Qatar amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis between Doha and the neighbouring Gulf countries, the media reported. Read More »

Amid farmers' protests, Rahul Gandhi leaves for cool Britannia


After his brief detention, the Congress vice-president was allowed to meet the families at the Madhya Pradesh border. Leaders close to Mr Gandhi defended him by saying that Congress president Sonia Gandhi had taken the charge to rally and field a joint Opposition candidate for the presidential elections, and not Mr Gandhi. Read More »

Policeman beaten to death by enraged crowd

Jammu: The BJP today demanded the setting up of a special fast-track court to punish the those involved in the brutal lynching of a police officer in Srinagar . However, the mob overpowered him, stripped him and beat him to death. Meanwhile, on the direction of moderate Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , a delegation of Awami Action Committee visited the residence of Pandith to offer condolence to the bereaved family. Read More »

UK's Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Prince Charles will join her in his place. He is known to suffer from a recurring bladder infection which forced him to miss the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012. The Duke of Edinburgh has been discharged from hospital after spending two nights being treated for an unspecified infection. The Duke once remarked that he roughly follows the Atkins diet, and is said to be an advocate of healthy eating and exercise. Read More »

A Millennial's Plea To The Democratic Party

And we need a message. Pelosi aides are sending allies suggested supportive tweets on social media. He raised $23 million to her $4 million in the priciest House race in history. Democrats lost another race in SC that same night, and that followed previous disappointments in Montana and Kansas. "But this is something we certainly have to discuss, because it's clear that I think across the board in the Democratic Party, we need new leadership". Read More »

MI airport stabbing an 'act of terror'

Ftouhi is charged with committing violence at an airport. The stabbing at Bishop International Airport , in the city of Flint, comes amid a wave of jihadist-inspired attacks in Europe, most recently a foiled bomb assault at a train station in Belgium. Read More »

Erdogan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

The king's decision to remove the previous crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, capped more than two years of changes that have erased decades of royal custom and reordered the power structure inside the kingdom, a close United States ally. Read More »

Have no political affiliation, President is above politics: Ram Nath Kovind

Earlier, he and Modi joined hands and some BJP leaders raised their hands together to indicate his impending electoral victory. Aam Admi Party AAP leader Dr. Chandrababu Naidu. However, a representative of the BJD, Odisha's ruling party, was present when Mr Kovind filed his nomination. Counting of votes will be taken up on July 20. Read More »

Police Officer stabbed during protest in Darjeeling; CM alleges conspiracy

There are many others who are willing to sacrifice their lives for Gorkhaland . "We said (at that time) kindly examine the merits of the case individually. Thousands of protesters took out massive rallies on the streets in Darjeeling on Sunday amid tight security and army patrols to observe the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha's "black day" to protest the death of three Morcha activists in police firing. Read More »

Indiana to retire Tamika Catchings' jersey on Saturday


Tamika Catchings is overcome by emotion after watching #24 go into the rafters. Retired Indiana Fever great Tamika Catchings speaks before the WNBA basketball team's game against the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Indianapolis . Read More »

Amid Violence In Darjeeling Mamta Leaves For UN Meet Netherlands


We condemn the atrocities of Bengal government against the people of Darjeeling", said another protestor. Internet services remained suspended for the second day yesterday. "I appeal to the people living in Darjeeling and nearby areas to remain calm and peaceful. When they were fighting against their language then also FIR was filed", Darjeeling BJP MP S.S. Read More »

Americans are more likely to believe James Comey over Trump


Trump fired Comey over dissatisfaction with how the FBI head was handling the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Forty-five percent of respondents in an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Friday said they are more likely to believe Comey's testimony before senators on June 8, while 22 percent said they would believe Trump's side of the story. Read More »

UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

She added: "We have been offered a hotel in Wembley now". Issues around the insulation of gas pipes and fire doors were also discovered during the safety checks and residents were told to expect to be out of their homes for up to four weeks while vital improvements were made. Read More »

Was told they had beef: Accused admits to Haryana lynching


Junaid's elder brother Md Sakir, who boarded the train at Ballabgarh after being informed over phone by one of them, was also allegedly stabbed and is admitted to AIIMS. He also said they pulled the chain to stop the train. The family of Junaid Khan, who was killed on a moving train over a fight that broke out over seats is still in shock over their loss. Read More »

PM pledges help for tower block evacuees

Work included external thermal rainscreen cladding on five towers, new aluminium thermally broken windows on five towers, and an overhaul of external roofs, while 711 flats were modernised with new wiring, heating, kitchens and bathrooms, it said. Read More »

Georgia Elections: Republicans outwit Democrats again

Both Reps. Kathleen Rice , R-N.Y. Plus, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich told Fox on Thursday that he also hopes that the Democrats keep Pelosi because the Republicans already know how to win elections against a Pelosi-run party. Read More »

Sushma targets Meira Kumar using old video, news report


In a report published in 2013, NDTV had reported that four important money bills - the Demand for Grants (Railways), Demand for Grants (General), Appropriation Bill and the Finance Bill - were to be passed on the next day of this budget session in 2013, but the disruption had allegedly halted these developments. Read More »

"China, US Agree Aim of 'Complete, Irreversible" Korean Denuclearization


He said , "We must step up our efforts to curtail these sources of revenue". The North's official Korean Central News Agency denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused the United States and South Korea of a smear campaign that insulted what it called its "humanitarian" treatment of him. Read More »