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Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

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On Wednesday, the hospital said "sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". Like other Republican lawmakers who were on that field in Alexandria, Virginia , Scalise was preparing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game that - despite the horrific shooting - continued as scheduled on Thursday evening. Read More »

'Un-Islamic, inhumane:' Erdogan blasts Qatar isolation

Khamenei's comments come as tensions in the Middle East are among their highest in years, following the cutting of ties between major regional powers led by Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, which has been accused of supporting terrorism in the region. Read More »

Newt Gingrich: Mueller Russia Investigation a 'Rigged Game'

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Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". Some of President Donald Trump's closest allies - including one of his sons - have begun questioning whether Mueller's wide-ranging probe is becoming too political, as the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election intensifies. Read More »

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise, 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois opened fire on the Republican lawmakers. His family said in a statement he was showing "positive results" and was expected to make a full recovery. Horton reiterated the family's gratitude to the Capitol Police officers and first responders. Read More »

Abu Salem found guilty in 1993 Mumbai blast case by TADA court

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Dossa allegedly masterminded the landing of explosives, including RDX, in India and sent some youth to Pakistan to acquire arms training to execute the blasts. However, the court acquitted Riyaz of the charges of conspiracy, while holding him guilty of TADA charges. This was the second leg of the blasts trial. Read More »

'Lake Fire' Burns 500 Acres Near Castaic Lake

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L.A. County fire officials are reporting the Lake Fire has reached 550 acres. "It's a largely recreational area", Licon said. LACFD crews were battling the fire from the ground and the air. Forest Service spokesman. There have been no further evacuations, Judy said. "It's all in the forest now, mostly". Access to fight the fire was limited, but fixed wing aircrafts and boats were being brought in to fight the flames. Read More »

Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'

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Despite a step backwards, Havana said it was still open for a "respectful dialogue and cooperation" with Washington , including on the outstanding bilateral issues. Travel Agents suggest anyone set to visit Cuba double check to make sure it isn't banned by the new policies. Once implemented Trump's policy is expected to curtail U.S.travel by creating a maze of rules for Americans to obey. Read More »

'Cuban/American Friends Are Very Happy' With New Cuba Policy

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Earlier Friday, Trump vowed to overhaul Obama's policies. "Our new policy begins with strictly enforcing U.S. law", he told a cheering crowd in Miami's Little Havana, the spiritual home of the Cuban-American community. But individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba , allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, will again be prohibited. "It's an abuse of power by the USA empire not to listen to the whole world's support against the blockade of Cuba ", he said in a ... Read More »

Judge orders Cosby jury to keep deliberating

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This time, they wanted to revisit the testimony of Andrea Constand , the former Temple University sports director who has accused Cosby of drugging and assaulting her in his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The jury deliberated for 20 minutes Friday before making another request to speak to the judge as they have done multiple times since they got the case on Monday. Read More »

Marco Rubio previews coming Donald Trump change in Cuba policy

By restricting individual U.S.travel to Cuba, the new policy also risks cutting off a major source of income for Cuba's private business sector, which the policy is meant to support. The Cuban government has made clear it will not be pressured into reforms in exchange for further engagement with the US. "U.S. private sector engagement can be a positive force for the kind of change we all wish to see in Cuba", said Myron Brilliant, the U.S. Read More »

Britain's Philip Hammond says growth and jobs Brexit priority

If the Government cannot even secure a deal with the DUP, how on Earth can they get a deal with the EU? Davis said European citizens should not worry about their future rights as he hoped a deal would be reached swiftly after the start of Brexit talks on June 19. Read More »

Trump condoles 'US friend' Helmut Kohl's death

Together with his French ally, President Francois Mitterrand, he was responsible for the introduction of the Euro. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent his condolences to the German people and family of former chancellor Helmut Kohl after learning of the leader's death on Friday. Read More »

Robert Mueller Is Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

Depending on how events play out, the Justice Department could face a crisis not seen since the so-called Saturday Night Massacre when President Richard Nixon's attorney general and deputy attorney general resigned after being ordered to fire the independent special prosecutor overseeing the Watergate investigation, said Jeffrey Cramer, a former federal prosecutor. Read More »

Trump appears to confirm obstruction probe, attacks Rosenstein in Twitter rant

It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey . "Her attitude toward the investigation is likely to be a bit different from Rosenstein's , more informed by the structure of presidential authority and less by unwritten norms of prosecutorial independence". Read More »

Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

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Supporters of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., hold signs before the Congressional baseball game, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Washington . They said that his "risk of death" has substantially lowered than when he arrived at the hospital. Many members of the House and Senate from both major political parties have spoken warmly about Scalise's gregarious nature this week. Read More »

Trump says no one has any proof on Russia

Tom Cotton of Arkansas seemed especially obsessed with the idea that James Comey had told Trump that when it came to the allegations of the Trump campaign's contacts with Russian Federation, the president was not a subject of investigation. Read More »

Trump's Russian Federation imbroglio - a red herring?

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 had reported . Read More »

Kellyanne Says Mueller's Legal Team Is Anti

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Ryan-who has a history of race-baiting-was hired as a CNN contributor just days after making headlines for accusing White House press secretary Sean Spicer of being sexist. Ruddy, chief executive of Newsmax Media, said he based his comment on what he heard a member of Trump's legal team say over the weekend, and not any statement by the president. Read More »

Triple Bombings in Kabul Leave 18 Dead, 20 Injured

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The blasts owed to three suicide bombings , said the government's chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, who attended the funeral and tweeted he was not harmed. By mid-afternoon at least four people had been killed and several wounded, an official at the city's Italian-run Emergency Hospital said. President Ashraf Ghani urged restraint after the funeral bombings, saying: "The country is under attack". Read More »

Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey

As it were, many Americans happen to disagree with that assessment. Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation ". Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". Read More »