Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Latest news
Home » Global Media

Global Media

Hospital says Scalise needs more operations


Scalise's Capitol police security detail shot and killed Hodgkinson. US representatives Ron DeSantis and Jeff Duncan had ducked out of baseball practice early on Wednesday when a middle-aged man in the parking lot asked them if the players in red shirts on the field were Republicans or Democrats. Read More »

Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life


The director of the state's Department of Health and Human Services , Nick Lyon , has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office, which are both felonies in MI. Health department officials released a statement from Gov. Rick Snyder saying he stands behind Lyon and Wells, and that they would remain in their jobs pending trial. Read More »

Final arguments set in trial of Minnesota cop charged in fatal shooting

A Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black driver just after the man told him he had a gun "did what he had to do", a defense attorney argued Monday. An attorney for a Minnesota police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist previous year says the officer "did what he had to do". Read More »

6 shot, 4 dead in shootings at UPS facility in San Francisco


The Alexandria gunman died after a shootout with police officers, two of whom were wounded in the gun battle. A gunman fired a bullet into his own head after killing three people at a UPS facility in San Francisco on Wednesday. Police did not identify the suspect or say if he was a UPS employee. Police are asking people in the area to shelter in place. When police arrived and cornered the shooter inside the building, he allegedly shot himself, later dying in the hospital. Read More »

Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James. Later, people nearby yell to "shoot him" in the head amid return fire. Another staff member with a leg wound who was shot in the field made it to the dugout. 3 House Republican, Scalise got the security detail that comes with the position, assigned to him at all times. The attacker was shot and later died. Read More »

Special Counsel Investigating President Trump for Possible Obstruction of Justice


Unidentified officials told The Washington Post that Mueller's probe into possible collision between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election has now widened to include Trump himself. The investigation has been cloaked in secrecy, and it is unclear how many others have been questioned by the FBI , the sources told The Washington Post . Read More »

Four revelations from today's Sessions hearing


But the attorney general also refused to answer senators' questions about his conversations with President Trump , including whether he spoke with the president about the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian efforts to meddle in the election and possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Read More »

Special counsel Robert Mueller investigating whether Donald Trump obstructed justice


Rosenstein's memo to Sessions about Comey was originally used to justify Comey's firing - although Trump undercut that a few days later, when he told NBC News that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe. Roosevelt. When Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Comey was deputy attorney general. NSA spokeswoman Vanee Vines told NPR's Phil Ewing, "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". Read More »

Tillerson to Testify in House as Russia Sanctions Vote Nears

Democrats insisted that the Congress should also respond to Russia's aggressions, including its annexation of Ukraine, attacks in Syria and interference in the USA election. To become law, the legislation would have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by Trump. Despite Russia's bellicosity, there's been no forceful response from President Donald Trump . Read More »

Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Riles Democrats

Sessions wasn't having any of that. "The suggestion that I participated in any collusion or that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process, is an appalling and detestable lie", he told lawmakers when testifying before the U.S. Read More »

United States court upholds block on Trump's travel ban


The administration has appealed that ruling to the supreme court . A West Coast federal appeals court upheld the freeze on President Donald Trump's travel ban Monday, declaring that Trump had exceeded his lawful authority in suspending the issuance of visas to residents of six Muslim-majority countries and suspending the US refugee program. Read More »

Two Georgia Inmates Sought for Killing Two Guards

Sheriff Howard Sills told reporters one of them fatally shot both guards, and then they jumped out of the bus and carjacked a driver who happened to pull up behind them on a rural highway. Dubose weighs 140 pounds and has tattoos on his face and neck. According to officials, the two are armed with.40 caliber Glock pistols that belonged to the officers. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win 2017 National Basketball Association title


As Curry said after the win, "We accomplished something special". A combination of head and body blows possibly dismantling this team from the current form we know. Iguodala chipped in with 20 points off the bench and Draymond Green had a 10-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Warriors, who topped 100 points for the 17th straight time in the playoffs. Read More »

Teens in Paris Accidentally Spend 3 Days With 6M Dead


Police said teams of rescuers, including climbers and sniffer dogs, set out to search for the youths and found them beneath southern Paris a few hours later suffering from slight hypothermia. The operator of the Catacombs museum, a popular attraction where queues are sometimes several hours long, stressed that no one had ever got lost in the two kilometres of tunnels open to the public. Read More »

Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

He will need additional surgeries, the hospital said . So we're just continuing to try and monitor and stay updated with the progress. Scalise's office said he was in stable condition and undergoing surgery. Hodgkinson, who is from IL, is dead. Hodgkinson had raged against Mr Trump on social media and was a member of anti-Republican groups on Facebook . Read More »

UA Among Top 100 in Latest World Reputation Rankings


Robbins . "China has been steadily rising up both the reputation and world university rankings in recent years. India has now started to do this and initiatives such as NIRF are welcoming steps in that direction", Ramaswamy said to the Business Standard. Read More »

Trump was 'wrong' to leave climate change deal: United Kingdom minister


The US states and cities committed to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, increase the share of renewables in the energy mix or to transition to 100% renewables. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers farewell remarks to State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. The Paris Agreement seeks to limit warming to two degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times to avert effects including disruptions to food and water supplies from heatwaves, ... Read More »

Trump said to be under probe for possible obstruction of justice


Rosenstein says the attorney general would be the only one who could fire Mueller . The pair is also expected to meet with Mueller as soon as this week, Schiff said on Tuesday. Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. "With respect to this subject, only the President or his attorneys are authorized to comment". Read More »

Senator Jeff Flake recounts baseball practice shooting


Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI), who represents the Upper Peninsula, is on that baseball team. "We continue to actively investigate the shooter's motives, acquaintances and whereabouts that led to today's incidents", he said. Police and other first responders block East Monroe Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , after a shooting involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La, at a congressional baseball practice. Read More »

AG Sessions denies improper Russia contacts


But for Texas Sen. Sessions won't describe his conversations with President Donald Trump about the firing of FBI Director James Comey . Sessions appeared before the intelligence committee five days after Comey, the former FBI director, delivered a dramatic testimony of his own before the same panel, accusing Trump of initiating improper one-on-one communications with him and trying to get him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Read More »