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Scalise still critical but improved


Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch . Read More »

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

Special Counsel Mueller was reportedly planning to interview intelligence officials on whether Mr Trump got rid of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey , in May to hamper an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser, Michael Flynn . Read More »

Stephen Curry: It Would Mean Everything To Keep Warriors Together

Kevin Durant was criticized by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how seamlessly he fit in with the NBA's newest super team. "But obviously as a team we're going to have a conversation". Durant took heat from critics saying he should have stayed with the Thunder and built a powerhouse team around himself and Russell Westbrook . Read More »

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage


Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student who was imprisoned in North Korea for over seventeen months, returned home on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Doctors with the University of Cincinnati Health system say Warmbier shows extensive loss of brain tissue, consistent with respiratory arrest, when the brain is cut off from oxygen but they aren't sure why. Read More »

King Donald has made a martyr of Comey

They have tried to highlight the positive reviews that he received Wednesday when he made a statesman-like appearance in the White House to address the nation after Rep. The order also covers separate inquiries into several key Trump associates including former national security adviser Michael Flynn, campaign adviser Paul Manafort, foreign policy aide Carter Page and outside adviser Roger Stone. Read More »

Officer who fatally shot Philando Castile in Minnesota acquitted on all charges

Eighteen marchers were arrested after a 90-minute standoff with Minnesota State Patrol officers for failing to comply with orders to disperse, an agency spokesperson said . Much of the incident, in which Castile, 32, was shot in his auto, was streamed live on social media. He pleaded not guilty. Later in the day, the Minnesota city of St. Read More »

Trump 'Considering' Firing Special Counsel In Russia Investigation, Friend Says

Under questioning from Sen. He added, "I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". ROSENSTEIN: I appreciate that honest question, senator, and I want to try to explain, and you're right. "I think he should let Bob Mueller do his job, do his job independently and do his job quickly, because I think that that's what he would want to have happen". Read More »

Special counsel probing Jared Kushner's business dealings

The Twitter attacks came as Vice President Mike Pence hired a personal lawyer to represent him in the intensifying investigation. Officials familiar with the matter describe friction on the Justice Department's fourth and fifth floors, home to the suite of offices belonging to the deputy attorney general and the attorney general, respectively, in part because of Rosenstein's handling of the Russian Federation matter. Read More »

Trump appears to criticize Rosenstein in tweet


In a message that journalists and political observers say looks like a shocking attack by a sitting president on his own Justice Department , President Donald Trump appeared to take aim at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in a Friday morning tweet . Read More »

GOP Rep. Collins: London mayor started feud with Trump

London Mayor Sadiq Khan (C), Home Secretary Amber Rudd (R) and Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott (L) hold flowers at Potters Fields Park in London on June 5, 2017 , during a vigil to commemorate the victims of the terror attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market that killed seven people on June 3, 2017 . Read More »

Cuba denounces Trump policy changes but is open to dialogue

Senator Ted Cruz said freeedom in Cuba is a personal issue for him. In 2014, the then U.S. head of state announced the reopening of the American embassy in Havana, which was shut down in 1961. Trump signed the order before a lively crowd in Miami, Fla . "The policy centres on the belief that the oppressed Cuban people - rather than the oppressive Castro regime's military and its subsidiaries - should benefit from American engagement with the island", he said. Read More »

2 children shot, injured on Chicago playground


Police spokesperson Frank Giancamilli says the injuries aren't considered life threatening. Around 1:40 p.m., a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to police. According to a CNN tally, at least 16 people were shot in Chicago between 3 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Friday. They younger girl was shot in the right thigh while the older girl was shot in the right hand. Read More »

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Yanez stared ahead with no reaction as the verdict was read. "You are supposed to be happy, not crying", he was overheard saying to Yanez's mother. "I'm mad as hell right now, yes, I am", she said . In Minnesota, it is legal to carry a gun, and Castile had followed all laws regarding gun ownership. Yanez faced manslaughter charges over the July 2016 deadly shooting of Castile, who was black, at a traffic stop in suburban Falcon Heights. Read More »

Prosecutor says Cosby accuser deserves verdict


When the panel announced for a second time that they were deadlocked on Saturday morning, leading the judge to declare a mistrial, Allison dabbed tears from her eyes. " Bill Cosby has already been exposed as a predator who hid behind his jovial mask for more than 50 years and no jury verdict will ever change that", she said. Read More »

Kremlin takes "extremely negative view" of proposed new United States sanctions


Not as Republicans, not as Democrats, but as Americans. The motion, which came in the form of an amendment to the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act, is sponsored by Sen. Previously, the Foreign Relations Committee chair was one of the few voices in Republican leadership urging caution on the matter, arguing that the Senate Intelligence Committee should first complete its investigation into Russia's intervention in the 2016 election. Read More »

Federal Fugitive Arrested Near Lewis & Clark Marina

Marshall Hold, meaning Jeffs' warrant for arrest was issued by a United States District Court. His initial court appearance was scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Jeffs, who is accused of heading an intricate food stamp fraud scheme , apparently was living out of his pickup truck near the southeastern South Dakota town on the Missouri River when authorities arrested him. Read More »

DC, Maryland sue Trump over alleged foreign payments in move Spi

Frosh said in a statement on Monday that Trump's "wide-ranging business entanglements violate the Constitution's Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses ". White House press secretary Sean Spicer says it's "not hard to conclude that partisan politics may be one of the motivations" in the lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump . Read More »

Hawaii First To Align With Paris Climate Accord


The bill, signed by Governor David Ige on Tuesday, aligns the state's goals with those of the Paris climate accord . Trump has faced intense criticism since deciding to pull the United States out of the Paris agreement, joining only two other countries who aren't signatories - Syria and Nicaragua. Read More »

Trump attends Gorsuch Supreme Court ceremony


In appointing Gorsuch, Trump restored the court's 5-4 conservative majority. There was a vacancy on the court for more than a year following the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia . "And yet again, these revisions underline that the one thing the president has consistently wanted throughout is a Muslim ban", he added. Trump didn't speak during the 10-minute ceremony. Read More »

The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel


In a tweet Friday, Trump wrote (quote) "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director Witch Hunt". "He's highly respected, very good guy, very smart guy", Mr. Trump said in April about Rosenstein. SUSAN COLLINS: If President Trump ordered you to fire the special counsel, what would you do? A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment on the tweet. Read More »