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Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path


Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . He staged the attack at a suburban baseball diamond in a quiet neighborhood of Alexandria, Va., where Republican lawmakers have practiced for years for an annual congressional charity ballgame against Democrats. Read More »

Donald Trump being personally investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Then-FBI director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at FBI headquarters in Washington in August 2013. "Some maxed out, none wanted Trump to be POTUS". A person close to Trump's legal team also said earlier Tuesday that there have been no discussions about firing Mueller. Rosenstein said Trump has not discussed the special counsel with him. Read More »

Police identify suspect in China kindergarten blast that killed eight


According to a statement, a suspect has been identified but no further information has been released. Police found materials for the homemade bombs in his rented house near the blast site. Photographs and video footage uploaded on social media shortly afterward showed a number of people - some covered in blood - lying in the street outside the kindergarten. Read More »

London tower fire: Muslims fasting for Ramzaan helped save lives

The photographer lived on the 20th floor of the Tower bloc with her mother, Mary Mendy. The outside of the 24-story building had a polyethylene core, instead of a more fireproof mineral core, which was installed during the refurbishment. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday suggested Tory austerity and council cuts could be partly to blame for the Grenfell Tower fire disaster. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faces questions over his decision to slash London's fire service while being ... Read More »

House votes to eliminate Dodd-Frank provisions

Schoenholtz believes the "off-ramp" is a mistake for banks that raise certain levels of capital to escape the more onerous regulatory provisions. Democratic lawmakers overwhelmingly oppose the GOP's repeal bill. Trump has also ordered three reviews of banking rules, the first of which Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to deliver this month. Democrats have pushed back against this idea, though, saying the banking industry needs more oversight, not less. Read More »

British PM eyes deal to prop up minority government

May is holding talks Thursday with other Northern Ireland political parties amid warnings the expected DUP deal will undermine the peace process. "We are continuing to have talks, but today as you will imagine, there has been a real focus on this awful tragedy in London ", she said in a televised statement. Read More »

Congressman in critical condition after shooting at baseball practice


We can hopefully all agree that there is nothing more devastating in life than the loss of life - especially when that loss is sudden, cut short, tragic, or at the hands of a deranged person with an assault rifle. Martha McSally . "I think we should not attribute negative motives, and we shouldn't speak in stark moral terms of good and evil about each other", Ellison said. Read More »

NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump


The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation , which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported . Read More »

Centre rushes 400 more paramilitary to Darjeeling; total 1400

On Wednesday, taking the situation of Darjeeling under consideration, Centre rushed 400 additional paramilitary personnel to Darjeeling . Amid escalating unrest in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal police on Thursday raided the office of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung and recovered a huge cache of weapons, reports suggested. Read More »

May faces calls to soften Brexit line as political limbo drags on


Under the proposed deal, the DUP would likely support May's Conservatives on big issues such as the budget, Brexit and defence legislation on a vote-by-vote-basis. " Theresa May played and she lost, and the country is deeply divided", said EPP group leader Manfred Weber, saying that Mrs May's hard-won Brexit "does not offer many options". Read More »

Rosenstein Sees No Reason To Fire Special Counsel


Trump advisors and conservative pundits including Newt Gingrich and Ann Coulter have called for Mueller's removal. While Trump had said James Comey assured him that he was not under investigation three times , "that changed after Comey's firing". Read More »

Authorities work to identify Notre-Dame hammer-wielding man

In this image provided by Nancy Soderberg, people inside Notre Dame cathedral sit with their hands in the air, after an attack on police in Paris , Tuesday, June 6, 2017 . His rivals portrayed him as weak on security during the presidential campaign. Hundreds of tourists were locked in the cathedral as the operation was ongoing. Read More »

Paris Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor Launches Probe into Hammer Attack

Hundreds of people took refuge in the cathedral and nearby cafes as more than 100 police officers rushed to the scene. A police union official, Cedric Michel, said a man armed with a hammer went after the police officer who was patrolling on the esplanade in front of Notre Dame Cathedral. Read More »

March against Islamic law, counter-protest draws a crowd in Lansing

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports (https://goo.gl/kaAlbt ) about 100 people gathered inside the Capitol rotunda and listened to speeches asserting Islamic law is a threat to democracy. The rally was held inside the Capitol Rotunda with a heavy police presence, and attempt to avoid a repeat of the protest at the "March 4 Trump" rally earlier this year. Read More »

Trump Unloads on Reports He's Being Investigated


Trump also trained his fire on one-time rival Hillary Clinton . Although he was strongly critical of some of Comey's testimony, the president said last week that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief had vindicated him when he said that while he was at the agency, Trump was not the subject of the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if any more survivors

The blaze in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing . After the visit, she said: "I know we've all heard absolutely heart-breaking, as I did this morning, heart-breaking stories of the people who were caught up in this awful, bad tragedy and I want to reassure the residents of Grenfell Tower , all of whom are in our thoughts and prayers at the moment". Read More »

Gas Set to Figure in London Blaze Enquiry

The tower - in the working-class, multi-ethnic North Kensington neighborhood - is owned by the local government in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea . "She said the lift stopped on the tenth floor and he said there was too much smoke and he couldn't breathe and he got out of the lift and then the doors shut and it didn't stop again till the ground floor". Read More »

Special Counsel Mueller examining possible obstruction by Trump

The expansion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation would represent the clearest legal threat to date for Trump , who has long maintained that he is not personally under investigation - and who reportedly pressured former FBI Director James Comey to say so publicly. Read More »

Jurors hear Cosby's side of alleged sexual assault for first time

Constand testified this week that the pills Cosby gave her prevented her from articulating that she didn't consent or physically removing herself from the situation. He says the sexual encounter with Andrea Constand was consensual. "I got her skin and it's just above where you can go down the trousers". "It's not that common where a victim feels that righteously angry to want "justice" because it's much more complicated with consequences involved."However, Valliere's bias in the case was ... Read More »

Grenfell Tower Blaze: Tears, agony as families search for relatives


She added: "It is the upper floors which will be more challenging and will need some additional shoring up for us to be able to get in there". It said that firefighters worked with the gas authority to isolate a ruptured gas main in the block, before extinguishing the blaze which was under control by 1.14am. Read More »

Michigan Health Chief Charged With Manslaughter For Flint Water Probe

They're charged with involuntary manslaughter related to their alleged failure to act in the crisis; involuntary manslaughter is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and/or a $7,500 fine, according to the announcement. Rick Pluta , Capitol Bureau Chief for Michigan Public Radio Network , joins Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today to discuss the implications of the new charges. Read More »