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US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen

Flamboyant former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea Tuesday, June 13 after saying he wants to "open the door" to the regime and claiming that US President Donald Trump would be pleased with his mission. Read More »

San Diego Politicians React to Baseball Field Shooting With 'Thoughts and Prayers'

President Donald Trump said in a statement, "The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely. Brooks said a security detail returned fire at the active shooter. They shot the shooter. Witnesses reported that James Hodgkinson, identified by authorities as the man who carried out the attack on congressmen as they practiced for an upcoming charity baseball game , was firing a rifle when the attack began. Read More »

Sen. Chris Coons: Sessions' Tone, Testimony 'Deeply Troubling'

Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Richard Burr (R-NC) asked Sessions if Trump's campaign's foreign policy team ever met. Sessions answered by laughing and said, "We met a couple of times". FLAG: Sessions, seeming to contradict earlier testimony, now says it's "conceivable" he had a conversation with Kislyak at the Mayflower. There may be additional contacts Sessions had with the Russians beyond the two reported by the Post , including allegations of a third ... Read More »

Bernie Sanders on Report That Shooter Volunteered for His Campaign: "I'm Sickened".


Sanders says violence is unacceptable, and says only "nonviolent action" can bring change. "Our prayers go out for a full recovery of Rep. Scalise , the congressional aides and police officers who were injured". Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. The alleged shooter expressed fervent opposition to the Republican party and called for higher taxes on the rich, in statements on social media and apparently volunteered for the presidential campaign of Sen. Read More »

More terrorists detained — Iran`s Intelligence Ministry


Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of funding hardline Sunni militants, including Islamic State, and in the wake of last week's attack pointed the finger at its regional rival. People in the crowds, some crying, chanted " Death to Saudi Arabia " alongside the more customary " Death to America " and slogans against Israel, as they reached out to touch coffins wrapped in flags and covered in flowers. Read More »

Donald Trump Finally Gets His Wish, Is Now Under Criminal Investigation

Accusations of obstruction arose when last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . He said Trump had called him Monday night and the two discussed Gingrich's concerns about the probe. And I think that the appointment of Mr. Mueller by the deputy attorney general in his capacity as acting attorney general was an excellent appointment. Read More »

Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police


Mr. Barton, whose young son was in the dugout during the shooting incident, said Wednesday afternoon that the two teams had agreed to add the Fallen Officers Fund, a charity that helps police officers, had been added as a beneficiary of the game, and fans could contribute at the game or online. Read More »

Obama calls Sen. Jeff Flake after Alexandria shooting

Speaker Ryan identified the wounded Capitol Police officers as David Bailey and Crystal Griner. Williams was not injuried in the incident. As the shooting made national news, it took about an hour for friends in Mika's hometown in MI to learn he not only was present on the field, but was among five people wounded, according to a mlive report . Read More »

Did Sessions and Trump conspire to obstruct justice?


He deflected a question about whether he knew the president had already made up his mind, as Trump has confirmed, and then said he couldn't discuss their private conversations. He did not say he was using executive privilege, but rather adhering to longstanding tradition of Justice Department leaders not revealing private conversations with the president. Read More »

Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'


Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings. Sessions said he had confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller, but said that his recusal from the Russian Federation probe would stop him taking part in any hypothetical effort to remove him. Read More »

May set for rough ride as Corbyn prepares for Queen's Speech assault


Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said she would help the party present a "positive vision" for Scotland's future. Mr Lavery will also be Labour's co-national campaign coordinator and party chairman. Jeremy Corbyn has named a newly-elected MP as Shadow Scottish Secretary, overlooking Ian Murray after previously saying he would "extend the hand of friendship" to members of the Parliamentary Labour Party who had criticised his leadership. Read More »

Victor Lindelof to join Manchester United as deal agreed with Benfica


Mourinho also has England pair Chris Smalling and Phil Jones at his disposal, along with Argentina worldwide Marcos Rojo , while Dutch utility man Daley Blind has slotted into central defence on occasion. Manager Jose Mourinho does not see the England global as part of his long-term vision at Old Trafford and will offload him in the summer. "He's a good man-manager, he's like that with all the players". Read More »

Bill Cosby sex assault case in hands of jury

McMonagle said. "Just say it". They say Cosby is being prosecuted now because of a media firestorm after excerpts from his lurid deposition became public. By allowing Cosby's wife to enter the courtroom in the middle of proceedings while the judge was speaking, officials at the Montgomery Courthouse extended her an extraordinary and unprecedented courtesy. Read More »

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice


Fox News said House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise and aides have been hit by gunfire. Authorities, meanwhile, have not yet said whether there was a motive behind the shooting . WASHINGTON (AP) - In a press conference, President Trump says the man accused of shooting five people, including Rep. Steve Scalise has died. "I was getting down making sure my son was down", Barton said. Read More »

US Congressman, others reported shot at Virginia baseball field


The 66-year-old man was ultimately shot and killed by police. The gunman was taken into custody and later died of his injuries. Five people, including Scalise, were injured. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. Brooks used his belt as a tourniquet for a bleeding staffer who was shot in the leg. Brooks also told the network that he watched as "a Capitol security guy who had already been shot, who had helped take down the shooter, came limping over to us in the outfield, totally ... Read More »

Ohio Congressman misses GOP baseball shooting by minutes


The Washington Post , quoting unnamed law enforcement officials, identified him as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois. The special agent in charge of the FBI's investigation said there was no immediate indication of the shooter's motive, and that it was too early to tell if Republicans were targeted. Read More »

Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

It has also been suggested that Seamus Wolfe SC is in line to become Mr Varadkar's Attorney General. Leo Varadkar is Ireland's new taoiseach . The son of an Indian immigrant has made Irish history by becoming the country's youngest and first openly gay prime minister. Read More »

US House Majority Whip hurt in multiple shooting

The two wounded officers are in good condition and expected to make a rapid recovery, according to Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa. At the time, Washington lawmakers rallied together, but the détente was short-lived as Congress quickly began to battle over gun control. Read More »

Late Night Hosts Are Fixin' to Mock Jeff Sessions' Very Southern

LeBron James, I do believe I can beat you one-on-one and I am willing to bet my life savings'". "That's a face of a man immediately regretting the words he just said". You say this is classified, can't answer it here. "I've had the honor and privilege of knowing Jeff for over 25 years". So what are you claiming? Because I hear that is a thing. Read More »

Germany's Merkel says European Union ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen

The prime minister will be desperate to get agreement from the DUP to back her legislative programme in the Commons or risk her government falling. "No deal is better than a bad deal" - something May repeated in her speeches and enshrined in her party's manifesto - no longer applies because the other parties, and principally Labour, which has improved its representation in the election, are for a softer version of Brexit . Read More »

Library kicks off summer activities


The Roxbury Township Public Library, located at 103 Main St., Succasunna, is planning several programs, all of which are open to the public. Children of all ages are welcome to join the fun. Free lunch is available for youth who are 18 or younger. There will also be prize baskets in each age category. Monday Movie Matinees for all ages is 2 p.m. Read More »