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Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Scott Applewhite, File). Mr Scalise and the others had been at the GOP team's baseball practice in nearby Alexandria, Virginia, when they were shot. Doyle gave the winning trophy back to the Republicans to put in Scalise's office. After accepting it graciously, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". [Full Article...]

UK treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

When asked if a deal was in the making, DUP leader Arlene Foster told reporters in Dublin: "I think you know it takes two to tango and we're ready to dance". The political turmoil in the United Kingdom has not deterred Prime Minister Theresa May , who intends to lead Britain into talks with European Union figures next week, while back home she tries to arrange a minority government deal with Nor... [Full Article...]

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is awesome, says Kevin Durant

And then when I came back, we just kept going from there. That is because the Warriors boast an intimidating starting lineup featuring four All-Stars in their 20s who are likely to be with the team for years to come. But obviously as a team we're going to have a conversation . "LeBron and Kyrie I've never seen nothing like them two before". "I saw the way your mom ripped you up on that c... [Full Article...]

London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

But in the intervening days, the fire, which swept through the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, has come to symbolize everything that is wrong with the country and its awkward prime minister. The cladding used on the exterior walls of the tower block was not graded fire-resistant. She announced the inquiry shortly after Mr Khan, the Mayor, asked for one, and as questions arose about th... [Full Article...]

Angry residents attack Tory politican after PM snubs Grenfell Tower fire victims

But she was told by one resident: 'Jeremy Corbyn is a good man. Sky News asked Mrs Leadsom a number of times whether the Prime Minister would be meeting victims. Speaking yesterday, Ms May said: "Right now, people want answers, and it's absolutely right and that's why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster". [Full Article...]

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations Cuban-Americans will be able to continue to visit their family in Cuba and send them remittances. Cuba-U.S. relations will be developed with a number of twists and turns, due to the two countries' conflicts of interests, differences in political systems and historical grievances, according to Wang. [Full Article...]

Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director

Rosenstein last month appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year's presidential election. Inside the White House, a sense of foreboding has taken hold on even the most junior staff and up to the Oval Office, as news emerged that Vice President Mike Pence has hired a high-powered outside counsel to repre... [Full Article...]

Trump Decries 'Witch Hunt' After Report That Mueller Is Investigating Him

According to the Post , Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, Director of National Security Agency Mike Rogers , and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's team. But Robert Mueller has been appointed special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Improving, Doctors Say

Republican members of Congress played their Democratic colleagues in a charity game on Thursday night at Nationals Park - home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team - with thousands of spectators attending. Scalise is being treated in the hospital's intensive care unit. She said the family is "forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey ... [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller's Future in Jeopardy?

Jeanne Shaheen. She asked about news reports suggesting that President Donald Trump was already thinking about "terminating" Robert Mueller from his position as special counsel . Some Republicans have raised questions about Mueller's ability to conduct an impartial and professional investigation pointing, one, to his well-known friendship with Comey , who might be called as a star witn... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry praise one another

Durant and Curry went to work in game 5 and gave their best to close the series out. "Maybe (Trump) doesn't (invite us) and we don't go, or we don't say anything and make a big deal of it, and he doesn't make a big deal of it and we go our separate ways", Iguodala said , though the report noted he's also known to be sarcastic. [Full Article...]

Dr: Scalise's risk of death substantially lower than when he arrived

He was shot in the hip with a rifle round, and suffered internal bleeding and damage to internal organs. The bullet entered Scalise's body in the area of the left hip, and then traveled across his pelvis, Sava said . Sava said Scalise would need to undergo an additional operation within the next 48 hours and more beyond that. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's... [Full Article...]

Afghan police fire into air to disperse demonstrators in Kabul

Afghan police fire into air to disperse demonstrators in Kabul Ezadyar's son was killed during a mass rally in Kabul on Friday after security forces opened fire on demonstrators. But the dead also included Afghan security guards at the facilities, including the US Embassy, and 11 American contractors were wounded - none with life-threatening injuries, a US State Department official said. [Full Article...]

Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources

At an off-camera briefing for reporters, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders referred questions about the president's latest tweets to Trump's personal attorney. A day or two later, Trump reportedly called Coats and Rogers to ask them to publicly deny the existence of any evidence that Trump aides had illegally colluded with Russian officials to help Trump win the election. [Full Article...]

Texas Republicans still mostly like Trump

But among Democrats , 90 percent of respondents said Trump lacked honesty and the temperament to be president. It's the lowest level of satisfaction among Republicans since President Donald Trump took office, according to Gallup. This is the first time the president's overall approval rating has hit the 50% mark since late April. Given the mutually reinforcing effects of partisan polariza... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

He also discussed his agency's budget. President Donald Trump is still fuming about being investigated for obstruction of justice by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , but former Whitewater special prosecutor Ken Starr has a warning for him: You fire Mueller at your own peril. [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery

They did a great job . Abraham, like Johnson, he has no plans to change his routine in response to the shooting. "D.C. experienced a tragedy yesterday, and many of us unfortunately had to witness it", he said before Thursday's game. While Obama's statements of mourning were frequently paired with a plea for stricter gun control laws, Trump did not mention firearms regulations. [Full Article...]

Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims We need to know what happened; we need to have an explanation of this, we owe that to the families. "So they put panels, pretty panels on the outside, so the rich people who lived opposite wouldn't have to look at a horrendous block". She also stayed away from reporters on the scene. Multiple private and public organisations will be probed at the inquiry, with the question as to how the fire was... [Full Article...]

Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief

Capitol Police officers in Mr Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson later died from his wounds. Sava said Scalise will require surgeries soon for abdominal and bone injuries, in addition to the two he has undergone to fix a bone in his leg broken by the bullet. [Full Article...]

Scotland upset Wallabies in rugby cliff-hanger

The Wallabies finally got on the board with a try to Israel Folau around the twenty-minute mark after a number of penalties went their way. He scored a first-half double to keep the Wallabies in striking distance. Then, on the stroke of halftime, Folau soared high above Scotland fullback Gordon Reid to reel in Foley's pinpoint crossfield kick to give the Wallabies momentum heading into t... [Full Article...]


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