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Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . Sava said doctors have controlled Scalise's internal bleeding and his vital signs are stable but that infection remains a serious risk. Scalise's Capitol Police detail, two officers of whom were among the injured, has been credited with saving the lives of many present. The Friday visit announced by Ryan's staff comes with Scalise in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Read More »

Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe


Comey testified that initial explanations that he was sacked because of poor leadership were "lies, plain and simple". According to the New York Times , Mueller has begun interviewing several current and former officials to determine whether this is indeed the case. Read More »

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke critically of special counsel Robert Mueller and his team, calling special counsels "very unsafe". "Think he's considering, perhaps terminating the special counsel". election and possible collusion with the president's campaign - with one suggesting Mr Trump was considering "terminating" him. Trump does have the authority to remove the special counsel. Read More »

GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'


Most of the hearing's questioning involved the budget. Sen. The conference committee's report did not come to either house floor because Senate Republicans on the committee did not sign the report. Failure to include such restrictions would jeopardize support from conservative Republican senators, whose votes will be needed for passage. Republican Senator Joni Ernst is urging GOP leaders in the Senate to embrace "transparency" and give the public a chance to review the Senate GOP's ... Read More »

UN Passes Resolution To Expand North Korea Blacklist

Traditionally, the United States and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the other council members. Since his election, Trump has insisted that China rein in its neighbour, insisting that all options were on the table if its missile development programs weren't shut down. Read More »

London firefighters search for more building inferno victims

Khan says he believes their grief was being exacerbated by the lack of information. It is unsafe for firefighters to go into parts of the 24-story tower, so the fire department is working with structural engineers to shore up the building so they can complete a "finger-tip search" of the entire structure, Cotton said . Read More »

UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

The DUP leader, Arlene Foster , said she hoped to shake hands "sooner rather than later". Meanwhile, the chief European Union negotiator has told the Financial Times that Britain that the clock was ticking on Brexit talks, and that Britain should be wary of further delays. Read More »

'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

The price of such a deal remains unclear. The greater the majority, the easier it is to push through legislation. "We never put timescales on when we expect a deal to be done and I'm not going to start now". "The door of course is still open as long as Brexit negotiations have not been concluded", he said. In an interview with a group of European newspapers, Barnier lamented that it was already three months since May had formally triggered the two-year process of Britain leaving the ... Read More »

At least 30 dead in London tower fire

He added that the cladding fitted to the outside of the tower - and blamed by many residents for helping spread the fire - would not be used again. More than 70 people were believed to be unaccounted for since the blaze, according to the Press Association. Read More »

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller


Inside the White House, things could be even more out of control. If he found any reason to get rid of him then he would as long as he was still the Deputy Attorney General. The report stated that Trump was angered when he learned of the relationship and made plans to dump Mueller before being convinced it would be a disastrous move. Read More »

Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

One big strike against President Trump's insinuation that recordings of White House conversations might exist: The Secret Service isn't aware of any. Asked whether she would find out, Sanders joked that she would "look under the couches". At the beginning of Monday's press briefing, Spicer merely repeated his boss. Read More »

Sturgeon brands Conservatives 'a shower of charlatans'

She highlighted a new Survation poll for the Daily Record that found 60% of Scots believe Ms Sturgeon should drop her demand for a second vote, as well as calls from within her own party to take a step back. Scottish Government officials were instructed to start working on the legislation that would be necessary for another vote, and in March this year the First Minister said she wanted this to be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019, when the terms of the Brexit deal ... Read More »

ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment


According to prosecutors, Carter relentlessly pressured Conrad Roy III to kill himself in the days before his July 12, 2014, death. Carter was also on the phone with Roy for almost an hour while he was killing himself, and she urged him to get back in the vehicle when he hesitated. Read More »

Violence singes Darjeeling on Day II of strike

It has already secured the support of its arch rival Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxists (CPRM), and even a faction of the ruling Trinamool Congress in Darjeeling in its battle for Gorkhaland . Read More »

Hamas rejects IS claim of fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

In a statement, police said that three Palestinians armed with knives and semi-automatic weapons were shot dead after carrying out two separate attacks near Jerusalem's Old City. A gun used by one of the attackers reportedly jammed. Israel says Palestinian incitement has fuelled the attacks. Israel last month announced that it was relaxing restrictions on the movement of Palestinians to and from the West Bank and Gaza Strip during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, including ... Read More »

GJM activists turn violent after police raid on party chief's house


Mr. Gurung was not at his residence during the raid. "To protest against police atrocities there will be an indefinite strike at the hills", said GJM leader Binoy Tamang. The police said they recovered "sophisticated bows and arrows" as well as "materials which look like bomb-making ingredients", among other firearms and contraband. Read More »

Trump releases financial disclosure forms


To that point, a required foreign lobbying form filed by Saudi Arabia on May 31 shows the kingdom spent $270,000 on lodging and food at the Trump International Hotel between October 2016 and March 2017. The documents have added importance because Trump isn't following the long tradition of presidential candidates and office-holding of making public his tax returns. Read More »

In Combating Terror, Can Macron Avoid France's Past Mistakes?

Fast forward eight weeks and Mrs May is a much diminished political figure following an unexpectedly bruising election, while the charismatic Mr Macron has been swept to power and his fledgling En Marche! party is on course to win a landslide victory following the first round of parliamentary elections. Read More »

Ex-German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl died

Former U.S. president George Bush Senior once described him as the most important European leader of the late 20th century. "A life has ended and the person who lived it will go down in history", German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, speaking from Rome. Read More »

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Mr Hammond had been due to give at speech at Mansion House in the City of London on Thursday, and there had been speculation he would set out his vision for a "soft" Brexit - which could mean the United Kingdom retaining closer ties to the single market and possibly remaining within the customs union. Read More »

Morgan blames pitch for England calamity

It was Pakistan's third win from as many matches in the Welsh capital, including their triumph over England in September previous year, a victory in the final game of a five-match ODI series that helped them avoid a 5-0 series defeat. "So I was very happy for my team performance, and all the credit goes to my team management and my players". "But obviously, given the conditions, it didn't allow us to do was quite tough". Read More »

Carrie Fisher's Cause Of Death Has Been Revealed


The actress was rushed to hospital following a cardiac arrest in December 2016 and today, the L.A. County Medical Examiner's office has confirmed that she died of sleep apnea. Carrie Fisher's autopsy results have been revealed and her daughter Billie Lourd is speaking out. Fisher rose to fame at age 20 after playing the original Princess Leia in the " Star Wars " film, "A New Hope". Read More »

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

A source in May's Conservative Party said talks continued on Friday. Britain has pledged to devolve corporation tax setting powers to Northern Ireland once Belfast demonstrates its finances are on a sustainable footing. Her failure to win a majority has put May under pressure over her Brexit plans from inside and outside her party and has prompted complaints about her choice of partner due to the DUP's stance on social issues such as gay marriage. Read More »

Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, echoing remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron, said the door to Europe remained open to Britain, and it was up to the British people whether they wanted to change their minds about leaving the EU. The former PM, who was central to the start of the peace process, said an alliance with the DUP would jeopardise the United Kingdom government's crucial role as an " honest broker " in Northern Ireland. Read More »

UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

The state opening will be followed by days of parliamentary debate and a confidence vote that will be the first major challenge for the new government. Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said the prospect of a British agreement with the DUP was causing anxiety and fear. Brexit is a complicating factor in the mix. Read More »

Russian Federation says it may have killed the leader of ISIS

The ministry said that among other militant leaders killed in the raid were ISIS leaders Abu al-Khadji al-Mysri, Ibrahim al-Naef al-Khadj and Suleiman al-Shauah. His group has earned global notoriety for imposing a hardline form of Islam that has included stonings, beheadings and amputations. The Russian defence ministry's claim its airstrike killed "about 30 field commanders and up to 300 militants of their personal security" would also, if confirmed, be an extraordinary blow against Isis. Read More »

Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal


Whole Foods announced a deal with Dunnhumby , a company that has created loyalty programs for grocers including Kroger , in 2017. The company has experimented with fresh food delivery for years with Amazon Fresh . Amazon has been contemplating this takeover for some time , as they have been moving more and more into the food sector with services like AmazonFresh . Read More »

Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'


Louis reports . Scalise, 51, was in dire condition when he was first shot, but internal bleeding is under control and the prognosis is positive. Hodgkinson fired the gun as the man retreated, although police said it wasn't clear if it was aimed at him. Read More »