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More trouble for Trump's travel ban; friend suggests he might fire Mueller

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The Wisconsin Republican commented in response to a Trump friend, Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax , who suggested Monday night that the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel. But the investigation by the Justice Department and probes carried out by two congressional committees have moved closer to the president, with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and other former campaign staff having received requests and subpoenas for information ... Read More »

President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

While Mr Rosenstein appointed Mr Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the investigation , it is possible that he could be called as a witness as part of the investigation. Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Comey was sacked by the president on May 9 while he was overseeing the investigation into potential Russian interference into last year's election and potential collusion with the Trump presidential campaign. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

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Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey, who saved the lives of everyone at the baseball field that morning, including Steve's. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital, but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation. Read More »

Congressman's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise and four others were shot Wednesday morning during a Republican practice for the annual congressional baseball game . "I visited Steve, his wife, and his family in the hospital as he continues to fight for his recovery". "And because of him, and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - he's having a hard time , far worse than anybody thought - our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". Read More »

Teenage Girls Are Taking on Putin in Anti-Kremlin Protests

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Petersburg, Russia , Monday. He said the authorities pressured providers of audio, video , and stage equipment not to work with the organizers. Navalny was detained outside his home an hour before the rally was to start. Although it was not immediately clear if Monday's protests were larger than those in March, they underlined the deep dismay with the government. Although there is no significant clarity on whether President Vladimir Putin would contest the election next year, he is ... Read More »

Russian Federation vs. New Zealand 2017 live stream

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Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an own goal by New Zealand defender Michael Boxall in the 31st. Russia's fast start contrasted with New Zealand seeming unsettled early in a game that began after an unusual pre-match ceremony. Read More »

GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

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The list included Reps. All six congressmen are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber's most conservative members. A list of names - including some Republican members of Congress - was found with the Alexandria shooter, according to a law enforcement source and Rep. Read More »

Killing of Kashmiri policemen a cowardly act: Jaitley

Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack. Lashkar-e-Taiba is believed to be behind the attack, a senior police official said, adding they wanted to take revenge of the encounter in Kulgam. However, villagers dismissed the police version, saying the casualties occurred when the Indian forces fired live ammunition, shotgun pellets and tear gas to disperse the protesters. Read More »

Police label shootout in Melbourne, Australia a terror attack

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the police were treating the siege as a "terrorist attack". IS blamed the attack on Australia's membership in the US-led coalition against the militant group. "We're not seeing anything indicating that he's got some message from overseas to do this", said Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton. Read More »

London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the figure included the previous death toll of 30. Her aides, however, insisted that she was as horrified as anyone by the tragedy, in which police say 58 people are presumed dead, including the 30 already confirmed deaths. Read More »

Syrian army declares 2-day combat cessation in southern city

The local ceasefire comes on the same day as the United Nations announced a fresh round of peace talks in Geneva on July 10. The US welcomed the halt in fighting and called on the Syrian government to stick to its ceasefire commitments. Staffan de Mistura's office said the aim was for delegates to arrive in the Swiss city on July 9 and for talks to start the next day, although it did not say how long the round is expected to last. Read More »

Trump is getting desperate to quash Russian Federation probe

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So far, Mr Trump has only directed his criticism at former FBI Director James Comey . Mueller was appointed FBI Director by President George W. Bush in 2001 and served until 2013, when Comey took over as head. "I know. I wrote the rules". Comey, in his written transcript of the meeting with Trump, which he testified he had begun putting down on paper upon leaving the White House dinner, described the care that Trump took to express his "hope" that Comey would drop any charges of ... Read More »

President Trump lashes out | Points fingers at Hillary Clinton's Russian dealings

The Crooked Hill Road street sign in Long Island, N.Y., was defaced Thursday to read " Crooked Hillary ", reflecting President Donald Trump's nickname for former opponent Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. The other charge made by Trump deals with Bill Clinton's decision to meet with then Attorney General Loretta Lynch while their planes idled on the tarmac. Read More »

Meet Rachel Brand, who may soon oversee the Trump-Russia investigation

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He also assailed the integrity of the Justice Department official overseeing the investigation . That's the logical inference from the president's tweet Friday morning asserting that he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the person who told him to fire Comey , namely Rosenstein. Read More »

Trump is considering firing special counsel Mueller, friend says

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Newsmax chief executive and Trump confidant Christopher Ruddy took to PBS in an interview that aired Monday evening to say he thought Trump was "considering perhaps terminating" the recently appointed Mueller. "Chris Ruddy speaks for himself", Spicer said. The president, therefore, would have to direct Rosenstein to fire Mueller - or, somewhat more extravagantly, Trump could order the special-counsel regulations repealed and then fire Mueller himself. Read More »

'Not credible' for May's Government to negotiate Brexit, says Sturgeon

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Unionist party leaders have continuously called for a future referendum to be blocked, irrespective of the threat Brexit brings to Scotland's economy and place in the world. Mr Robertson, who was also SNP depute leader, lost the seat by 18,478 votes to 22,637. Some 36% of those quizzed said Ms Sturgeon should resign as First Minister, but a larger percentage - 47% - said she should stay on. Read More »

Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

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Sava explained there is a major risk to Scalise's life because of hemorrhage that can occur as a result of the substantial damage the bullet caused to blood vessels. "We had nothing but baseball bats to fight back against a rifle with", Representative Mo Brooks told CNN . Two officers were shot, as were congressional aide Zach Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika. Read More »

London fire: The Queen and Prince William visit victims

Engineering experts say outside insulation panels installed on the 24-story Grenfell Tower may have helped the fire spread rapidly from one floor to the next. That's partly to avoid repeated, unnecessary evacuations that cause people eventually to ignore such orders when they really matter. While waiting for over two hours to be rescued by firefighters, Mr Alhajali messaged family and friends in Syria to say goodbye. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire triggers emergency safety review across UK's 4000 high-rises

The aluminum composite cladding that was used on the newly renovated 24-story Grenfell Tower was cheaper and more flammable than other fire-resistant versions, the Guardian reported . Anger was certain to grow as other national leaders embarked on tours of the site and meetings with the afflicted. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited an aid distribution site and were meeting with volunteers. Read More »

Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

If Scalise did not suffer nerve damage and his recovery continues without any complications, "it is possible that within three months or so, he can.be back on his feet", said Dr. election. Griner, who is still in the hospital, was shot in the ankle. Witnesses said the shooting would have been a "massacre" if not for the Capitol Police officers on duty as part of Scalise's security detail and the gunfight that ensued as local law enforcement arrived. Read More »

UK Election: What's Next for the Hung Parliament?

That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped her Conservative Party of a parliamentary majority and forced her to turn to a small political party from Northern Ireland to prop up a minority government. "The net effect of these conflicting pressures is likely to be the search for a pragmatic deal with the European Union that can pass the threshold of a significant majority across the whole parliament and not just in the Conservative Party", added Niblett. Read More »

Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Congressmen in Pocket During Attack

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Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names that officials would not reveal. She added that law enforcement officials are cautioning against drawing conclusions about the list or the suspect's motivations for having it until more information is available. Read More »