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Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". "Our thoughts and prayers are with Congressman Steve Scalise today", LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri said before the team left for Omaha. Two lawmakers who were leaving practice when they encountered Hodgkinson before the shooting believe he was targeting Republicans . The bipartisan spirit was pres... [Full Article...]

On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters

On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters Andrea Constand , right, returns to the courtroom at the Montgomery County Courthouse during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. Dozens of women have come forward to say Cosby drugged and assaulted them, but this was the only case to result in criminal charges. Cosby tweeted the message on Friday shortly after jurors asked to review his lurid testimo... [Full Article...]

Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'

Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt' The tweets came shortly after Rosenstein issued his unusual statement that appeared to be warning about the accuracy of such reports. "However, nothing has changed", said Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman. The President tweeted on Friday morning that he was "being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!". [Full Article...]

Deliberations continue in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Three of them pertain to wanting to review what Cosby said and another two are about the testimony of his accuser, Andrea Constand . The testimony is relevant because Cosby is charged with giving pills to Constand, a former Temple University employee, to incapacitate her before their sexual encounter. [Full Article...]

EU's Brexit Point Man Barnier: 'I Can't Negotiate With Myself'

The topic of Brexit - and what kind of a deal we will negotiate - was key to the election result, many believe What is a soft Brexit? While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies. [Full Article...]

Trump's Cuba Policy Calls For Tightening Of Trade, Travel Restrictions

Trump's Cuba Policy Calls For Tightening Of Trade, Travel Restrictions The 12 forms of authorized travel to Cuba include travel for professional research and professional meetings; educational activities; public performances, clinics, workshops, athletic and other competitions, and exhibitions; humanitarian projects; and activities of private foundations or research or educational institutes. [Full Article...]

Helmut Kohl, German reunifier, dies

The colossally-built Kohl, of the Christian Democratic Union, was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (or West Germany) from 1982 to 1990, and then of reunited Germany till 1998 after the German Democratic Republic merged with it after fall of its communist government. [Full Article...]

Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

Comey told Congress last week that before being sacked, Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor, Mike Flynn , who was forced to quit for lying about his links to Moscow. "We risk a constitutional crisis if this president tries again to stop this legitimate investigation into the role of Russians in our last election", said Democratic whip Dick ... [Full Article...]

Sinn Fein cautious on DUP, May tie-up but would welcome funding

He spoke out after holding face-to-face talks with Theresa May in Downing Street aimed at kick-starting the stalled Northern Ireland peace process. The 1998 Good Friday Agreement commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate " rigorous impartiality " in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland. [Full Article...]

President Trump Is Being Investigated for Obstruction of Justice

EDT. Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. This post has been updated . Alternatively, Trump could name a new acting deputy attorney general. "However, nothing has changed". In recent days, there have been major rumors that the president was thinking about firing Mueller. Rosenstein also said that he saw no reason to relieve Mueller from his special counsel dut... [Full Article...]

UK PM seeks political alliance in Northern Ireland

UK PM seeks political alliance in Northern Ireland EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has warned London not to waste time, as Brussels waits for embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for talks. Though Foster supported Brexit, she also might demand that May pursue a cushioned exit from the European Union, given her party's wish that a soft border remain between Northern Ireland and Ireland, an European Union member. [Full Article...]

Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

The ticket sales for the game rose steadily since the shooting Wednesday at the Republican baseball practice, reports said quoting organizers. In his address on Friday, Trump lauded Scalise, saying he is beloved across Washington , embodies everything public service is about, is dedicated to his constituents, devoted to his values, and deeply committed to his country . [Full Article...]

Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress

Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress Scalise's surgeon says he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", despite being at risk of death when he arrived at the hospital. Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. [Full Article...]

Trump obstruction charge is investigated as Texas Tribune polls released

This could raise questions as to the conflict between Kushner's personal problems and his role as a public official. The Washington Post had earlier reported that investigators were scrutinizing separate meetings that Kushner held with Russians in December - first with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and then with Sergey Gorkov, the head of a state-owned Russian development bank. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Let Mueller 'Do His Job'

Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Let Mueller 'Do His Job' In later press reports he indicated he was aware of the matter from White House sources. This immediately led to the "Saturday Night Massacre" with the resignations of the Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus on October 20, 1973. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

After the firestorm caused by Comey's firing, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, to take over the DOJ Russia investigation. The furious early morning barrage of tweets - his second in as many days - came as the special counsel investigating Russia's influence over his election pieced together a high-caliber legal team and readied to begin interviews. [Full Article...]

U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

The two teams came together to pray at the pitcher's mound before the game began, there was a moment of silence for all of the victims before the first pitch , and the ballpark reached a deafening roar when Bailey hobbled to the pitcher's mound, along with baseball legend Joe Torre , to throw the first pitch. [Full Article...]

Triple Blast at Kabul Funeral Kills at least Six and Injures 87

Triple Blast at Kabul Funeral Kills at least Six and Injures 87 But in an already tense political climate, the violence underlined the risk of protests exacerbating divisions and resentments between ethnic and political groups within the government camp. At least six people were killed and dozens were injured by several explosions at a funeral for a protester in Afghanistan.A spokesperson for the Public Health Ministry says nearly 90 people were also injured i... [Full Article...]

What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller

What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller But Ruddy himself calls it a bad idea, and many , many people reportedly agree - including a host of presidential advisors. Indeed, in a cooly worded statement, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, "Mr". Close associates of Trump, including longtime confidante and Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , have floated the theory that the president is considering firing Mueller , who was appointed by Deputy ... [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby: prosecutor plans new trial as jury scuppers sexual assault case

Cosby's spokesman suggested that the comedian could testify in his defence, but in the end he declined to do so. Attorney Gloria Allred made a statement outside of the courthouse after the jury in the Cosby sexual assault case announced a mistrial. [Full Article...]


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