• Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice
Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Mr. Sessions' testimony came in the wake of fired FBI Director Mr. Comey's assertion that he believed he was sacked by Mr. Trump as part of an effort to influence the agencies' investigation into Russia's meddling in the presidential polls.

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  • NSW buildings at risk of London-style fire
NSW buildings at risk of London-style fire

People were reportedly treated for a range of injuries, including smoke inhalation. One resident said the fire alarm did not go off. As the officers searched for those missing, Prime Minister Theresa May said she was "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" inside the tower.

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  • CARTA Offers Free Bus Rides Thursday For National Dump The Pump Day
CARTA Offers Free Bus Rides Thursday For National Dump The Pump Day

The APTA also says that public transportation employs more than 400,000 people in the U.S, and public transportation, like IndyGo , helps communities grow and be more competitive. The latest research shows that in 2011, USA public transportation has a proven track record of reducing congestion through saving 856 million hours in travel time, 450 m...

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  • Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says
Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says

Those who regularly eat the delicious treat twice or more in a week, in comparison to those who do not eat french fries at all, have twice the chance of suffering death by heart attack due to a circulatory system overloaded with cholesterol and other toxins, says the Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .

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  • Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire
Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire

Per CNN , residents of the recently renovated building (it underwent a $13.2 million refurbishment in 2016) expressed concerns about the structure's fire safety for years. There were reports that some leapt out of windows . Resident Mickey Paramasivan , who was woken in his seventh-floor flat by a smell of burning plastic, said he had witness...

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  • Grenfell Tower Fire: Theresa May Promises 'Proper Investigation'
Grenfell Tower Fire: Theresa May Promises 'Proper Investigation'

He said the Government wanted to provide reassurance to people living in similar buildings as soon as possible. London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Steve Apter said "almost all" of the building had been searched but there were "still pockets of fire yet to be extinguished in places particularly hard to reach".

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  • Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury
Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury

For the British and Irish Lions , it was their second loss of their tour ahead of next week's first Test against the All Blacks. Hansen said Lions coach Warren Gatland clearly had a midweek side and a stronger weekend team . Brian Burke and renowned piper John Devine, the duo behind last year's Close your eyes and pull like a dog - a cele...

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  • US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats
US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats

Sessions said he did not hold an undisclosed meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at a speech by then-candidate Trump at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington a year ago. Sessions' legal rationale for his silence was muddled, at best, and deliberate interference at worst, something Democrats accused him of. A White House spokeswoman, Sara...

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  • Scott vetoes major higher education bill
Scott vetoes major higher education bill

Scott in his veto letter pointed out that students heading to school this fall will still be eligible for a higher Bright Futures award since that was included in the state budget he signed. He said lawmakers could revive the higher-education issues next year. The scholarships now only cover roughly half of the tuition and fees, which average $21...

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  • President Donald Trump visits wounded congressman in hospital with wife, Melania
President Donald Trump visits wounded congressman in hospital with wife, Melania

Mike Doyle told ABC News . He told the Idaho Statesman Tuesday he is trying to "broker some form of cooperation" between the candidates but wouldn't go into more detail. Taking cover behind home plate, US Representative Mo Brooks saw a rifle pointing from a chain-link fence behind the third base dugout. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., told CNN .

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  • Fire engulfs London tower block, at least 12 dead
Fire engulfs London tower block, at least 12 dead

However, residents of the tower had expressed concerns over the safety of the building, specifically pointing to fire risks, according to a website run by the " Grenfell Action Group ". "Many others are receiving medical care". The management organization's annual accounts for the year ending March 31, 2016, indicate that the company has been cit...

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  • Michigan Health Chief Charged in Flint Death
Michigan Health Chief Charged in Flint Death

Although Wells was pivotal in alerting the governor about the problems in Flint , she allegedly tried to stop the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership from investigating the source of the city's Legionnaire's disease outbreak .

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  • Republicans Are Already Blaming the Congressional Baseball Practice Shootings on the Left
Republicans Are Already Blaming the Congressional Baseball Practice Shootings on the Left

Because of the presence of Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), the Republican Whip, two Capitol Police officers were on site, sitting in a black SUV over by the first base dugout. "I still don't think I've come to terms with what happened yet". At a post-shooting press conference, Gov. Terry McAuliffe blamed firearms and called for stricter gun laws.

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  • 5 people, including Michigan health chief, charged in Flint
5 people, including Michigan health chief, charged in Flint

Former Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley and three other state officials who have already been charged with other crimes now also face involuntary manslaughter charges. "If they weren't passing along those assessments to the governor, that's a huge problem", said Eric Rothstein, a member of the Snyder-appointed Flint Water Advisory Task ...

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  • May faces Brexit strategy fight amid political turmoil
May faces Brexit strategy fight amid political turmoil

Cameron, who stepped down after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union last June, suggested May consult more widely with other parties on the exit talks. But before Remainers get swept up in their moment, and their ambitions swell, it's worth pondering what possibly might be on the table, and what might not, given the usual caveats ...

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  • Niagara County health officials warn against tick exposure, Lyme disease
Niagara County health officials warn against tick exposure, Lyme disease

Ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever , should be removed immediately if they are found. If you find a tick on your dog, remove it right away. "The best way to prevent Lyme disease is to take actions to protect yourself from getting bit by ticks", Stapleton emphasized. State scientists say an early tick boom t...

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  • Alexandria shooting: ASU Cronkite reporter heard shots fired, arrived on scene first
Alexandria shooting: ASU Cronkite reporter heard shots fired, arrived on scene first

At least five people including Scalise were hospitalized following the attack. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana , the third-ranking Republican in the House, was shot in the hip . "Everybody probably would have died except for the fact that the Capitol Hill police were there and the only reason they were there was because we ...

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  • Long-dated Treasury Yields Tumble To November Lows After Fed Moves — BOND REPORT
Long-dated Treasury Yields Tumble To November Lows After Fed Moves — BOND REPORT

A top-ranking USA lawmaker, Steve Scalise, was wounded after a gunman opened fire on congressional Republicans as they practiced baseball in a city neighboring the nation's capital. A rise in rates is baked in and may give the dollar only the most minimal of boosts. This process could put upward pressure on long-term borrowing rates.

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  • 14 die as fire engulfs London tower
14 die as fire engulfs London tower

People reportedly leapt from the tower as others, trapped inside, desperately tried to make ropes from sheets or used lights on their phones to signal for help from windows and the roof. "I'm shaking." Paramasivan said. A spokesman for Number 10 Downing Street said May "is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life". The building is the Grenfe...

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  • US Fed raises key rates for 2nd time this year
US Fed raises key rates for 2nd time this year

The Fed also laid out plans to pare back its $4 trillion balance sheet this year. Reuters 3220 "Today the Federal Open Market Committee made a decision to raise the target range for the federal funds rate by one quarter percentage point bringing it to one to one quarter percent".

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