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Bodies of USS Fitzgerald sailors found in ship: US Navy

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The 10,000-ton guided-missile destroyer and the ACX Crystal, a 29,000-ton container ship flagged in the Philippines, collided early Saturday local time in off Japan's Izu Peninsula, officials said. Navy in Yokosuka, said not all were recovered. The sailors' bodies have been taken to the naval hospital on the Yokosuka base to be identified. The Navy also said the Japanese were helping to evacuate one sailor by helicopter, indicating injuries serious enough to rush the person back to shore ... Read More »

Scalise Remains in Critical Condition Will Require Additional Surgeries

Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death ", Sava said. 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 »

Iran arrests 8 more terrorists over Tehran attacks

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On Thursday, a day after the attacks, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry released the identities of the five assailants , who it said had participated in the terrorist activities of Daesh in the Iraqi city of Mosul and the Syrian city of Raqqah in the past. Read More »

Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign

Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen , a former Virginia attorney general and US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mueller. Multiple people close to President Trump have said he is considering having Robert Mueller fired as special counsel to the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Camille Cosby Blasts DA And Judge After Husband's Mistrial, Thanks Supporters

Spokesman Andrew Wyatt said Saturday that "Cosby's power is back". At a news conference yesterday, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said prosecutors will "evaluate and review our case" and retry Cosby. The trial has irrevocably damaged the legacy of Cosby, once a towering figure in USA popular culture best known for his seminal role as a lovable father and obstetrician on hit 1984-92 TV series " The Cosby Show ". Read More »

WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

He added: "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations . If that happens Mike PenceMike (Michael) Richard PenceEx-Bush ethics lawyer: Pence will soon become the president if Trump fires Mueller It's time for Mike Pence to come clean Dem: Trump has "incredible emphasis on jobs, jobs, jobs" - for lawyers MORE will soon become the 46th President", former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter wrote on Twitter. Read More »

Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

Sava said Friday that there were still hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but that doctors "have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point". Most say they don't need extra security, while others say for certain events, they wouldn't mind the extra security. Scalise has remained under sedation, although doctors have lightened the medication at times so that the congressman can communicate with relatives. Read More »

Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

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The newspaper, he said, creates its front pages "with the principle, 'better cheeky and free than well-behaved.' In this case, it failed". During his tenure, he helped the newly-democratised nations of East and Central Europe after the fall of their communist governments and after East Germany went the same way, Kohl moved fast to persuade France, Britain, the U.S. Read More »

Russia delivers win for Putin

The clock eventually wound down with no further danger, and Russian Federation secured the first three points of the tournament, sending them to the top of Group A with Mexico and Portugal still to play on Sunday. "The most important thing for us is to develop the players". New Zealand's goalkeeper Marinovic, who plays in the German lower leagues, did well to keep the Oceania champions in the game in the second half, producing a fine double save from Poloz and Yerokhin and then turning ... Read More »

Rodman hails North Korea visit as a 'good trip'

President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry. Dennis Rodman departed North Korea following his latest trip wearing an "Ambassador Rodman " T-shirt, suggesting the former National Basketball Association star has been attempting to promote diplomacy between the isolated country and the U.S. Read More »

Trump Friend Chris Ruddy Slams Spicer Over Mueller Flap

Newsmax Media chief executive Christopher Ruddy , a close friend of Trump's, told PBS' "NewsHour" the President is "considering , perhaps, terminating the special counsel". The transition official said the organization has also separately asked the General Services Administration to preserve records from the Trump transition that were transferred to its facilities after the inauguration. Read More »

Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

Three Palestinian Arabs killed an Israeli border policewoman and wounded five others outside the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said Hadas Malka , 23, was responding to an attack nearby when a Palestinian assaulted her with a knife. Read More »

Rove: Trump 'Shot Himself 4 Times' With Travel Ban Tweets

George Conway's displeasure over Trump's obsession with social media may be part of the reason he withdrew his name from consideration for a Justice Department post . The Justice Department last week requested that the Supreme Court take up the case. Multiple federal courts have barred authorities from enforcing the order, saying it amounts to unconstitutional religious discrimination against Muslim, with judges citing as part of their reasoning comments Trump made when he was a ... Read More »

Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation And Blames His Own Justice Department

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President Donald Trump confirmed on Friday for the first time that he's being investigated for his role in firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , calling the probe a "witch hunt ". Based on accounts of people familiar with the investigation, the reports say Mueller plans to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency (NSA) Director Michael Rogers and former NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett . Read More »

Trump says he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

A White House spokesperson declined to comment, as did a Justice Department spokesperson. If Trump was instead referring to Mueller, that would also raise questions, since the tweet indicated that "the man" is someone who told the president to fire Comey, and there have been no reports that Mueller was involved in that decision. Read More »

Violence in Kashmir kills 9

SRINAGAR , Jammu and Kashmir: Violence in disputed Kashmir on Friday killed nine people, including six policemen, two civilians and a militant. The martyred were identified as Nasir Wani and Aadil Mushtaq Mir. Matoo was active in Kulgam-Islamabad belt and police officials say he was involved in a number of attacks in the area. The third one was Adil Mushtaq Mir. Read More »

US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

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Congress is keeping a wary eye on the two countries and that the legislative branch expects nothing less from President Trump. The measure is widely seen as a rebuke to Trump, as it hits Russian Federation with new sanctions to punish Moscow for its interference in United States elections, as well as over Moscow's aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Read More »

Steve Scalise's wife: 'Heroism' of officers 'saved lives' at Virginia shooting

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The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity - usually a low-key event that draws about 10,000 people - had sold more than 20,000 tickets and raised more than $1 million for charity as of Thursday afternoon, according to organizers. President Donald Trump did not attend but in a video address shown on the stadium's giant screen praised the friendly nature of the annual charity event. Read More »

Japan thanks USA for strong policy against North Korea

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The UN Security Council on Friday voted to expand sanctions against North Korea as the United States vowed to respond to Pyongyang's missile and nuclear tests "through other means, if necessary". "We consider it urgent". Just a day or two after North Korea's most recent test, the U.S. In a tough speech after the vote, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said: "The Security Council is sending a clear message to North Korea today: Stop firing ballistic missiles or face the consequences". Read More »

Brexit talks to focus on UK's 'divorce bill', expats and NI border

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and Brexit Secretary David Davis. But Britain says it has been "crystal clear" that both withdrawal and future relations should be agreed at the same time. The clock is ticking on the two-year Article 50 countdown to get a deal with the European Union before we leave in June 2019. The opening was set to take place on Monday, but was delayed amid negotiations. Read More »

Trump May Never Fire Robert Mueller

It's entirely possible, then, that Trump could order Rosenstein to cut Mueller, or that Rosenstein could find reason on his own to do so. "Rosenstein may have to recuse himself because Rosenstein was involved with the firing of Comey", said New Yorker correspondent Ryan Lizza. Read More »

May close to pact with DUP after Downing Street talks

With the two-year clock on Brexit ticking since March, when a letter from May formally started proceedings, Barnier dismissed the suggestion of postponing the negotiations and said such a delay would prompt only further instability. Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP, her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech. But Irish nationalists Sinn Fein have voiced concerns a tie-up could destabilize politics in Northern Ireland and undermine the ... Read More »