• Cuomo nominee would be first openly gay judge on NY top court
Cuomo nominee would be first openly gay judge on NY top court

Appellate court judge Paul Feinman , an LGBT rights advocate, would fill a vacancy on the Court of Appeals left by the death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam earlier this year. He earned his B.A. from Columbia University in 1981 and his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1985. He was elected to serve on New York City civil...

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  • Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5
Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

After accepting it gracefully, Mr Barton cracked: "Next year we won't be so nice". Trump said he also met with one of two Capitol Police officers, whom he identified as Crystal Griner, at the hospital after she was wounded in the shootout with Hodgkinson .

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  • Giffords Says Her 'Heart' is With Former Colleagues Following Shooting
Giffords Says Her 'Heart' is With Former Colleagues Following Shooting

Palin will have to prove that the New York Times purposefully defamed her, but they're also not impossible. Indeed, many outlets initially speculated that Sarah Palin's map of congressional districts with targets placed over Democrats may have motivated Giffords' shooter, the mentally disturbed Jared Loughner, to carefully plan and carry...

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  • Judge Refuses To Let Jury In Bill Cosby Trial Remain Deadlocked
Judge Refuses To Let Jury In Bill Cosby Trial Remain Deadlocked

In June 2017, Bill Cosby faces a jury that will determine whether he's guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. They are deadlocked on all three counts. One, who would only give his first name as Garvey, said this was about race - a number of Cosby's accusers are black...

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  • Mueller Probing Obstruction Case Against Trump
Mueller Probing Obstruction Case Against Trump

Former Director Comey admitted last week that Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch instructed FBI Director Comey to stop calling his investigation an "investigation" and instead call it a "matter", which he immediately began doing. He said the investigation could get dragged out if people of interest refuse to cooperate or if Trump uses executive p...

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  • No Verdict Yet as Jurors Head Home for Day at Yanez Trial
No Verdict Yet as Jurors Head Home for Day at Yanez Trial

Now, a jury must decide whether Yanez should be convicted of three charges against him: one count of second-degree manslaughter for the death of Castile, and two counts of "intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety" for shooting into a vehicle with Reynolds and her daughter inside.

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  • Trump 'probed for obstruction of justice'
Trump 'probed for obstruction of justice'

DONALD Trump is now officially under investigation for obstruction of justice while US President, it was reported last night. He did allow for the possibility the men could have had a brief interaction "in passing" at a well-attended reception at the Mayflower Hotel before an April 2016 foreign policy speech by then-candidate Trump.

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  • Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'
Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

She says that she's been getting calls to her home as a result. She says that everyone should examine their own conscience. Spicer noted that Trump would not be attending the congressional baseball game on Thursday out of security concerns.

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  • Donald Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe
Donald Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

The briefing happened soon after Comey finished testifying about his dealings with Trump related to the FBI's investigation into connections between Trump's team and Russia , Politico said . I don't know how anyone can see this as anything but obstruction of justice ". Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Three percent of inter...

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  • Sessions met with lobbyist of a Russian energy company
Sessions met with lobbyist of a Russian energy company

But Richard Burt told The Guardian that he could confirm previous media reports that stated he had contacts with Sessions at the time. Politico reported that Burt helped shape the address Trump delivered at that event, which Sessions attended as the chairman of the Trump campaign's national security committee.

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  • Baseball practice shooting can bring country back together
Baseball practice shooting can bring country back together

Pelosi also notes that President Donald Trump occasionally used violent language on the campaign trail. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas is placed into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

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  • USA confirms high-level visit to N. Korea behind student's release
USA confirms high-level visit to N. Korea behind student's release

However, he added that Trump would be happy with the trip as he was "trying to accomplish something we both need", prompting speculation he could potentially be pserving as the administration as an unofficial envoy. The United States had accused the North of using Warmbier as a political pawn , and condemned the sentence as far out of proportion t...

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  • Trump to speak at first news conference after Comey testimony
Trump to speak at first news conference after Comey testimony

In response to Comey's stunning testimony , Trump and his lawyer have staked out an incoherent position. "Some of the things that he said just weren't true". A letter demanding the tapes - if they exist - was sent to White House lawyers late on Friday by representatives of the Senate intelligence committee probing the US President's al...

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  • Pence visits Scalise in hospital
Pence visits Scalise in hospital

Votes were canceled in the House on Wednesday, but on Thursday they were taking place. The FBI said it had recovered and was attempting to trace two weapons, a rifle and a handgun, and was actively investigating Hodgkinson's "associates, whereabouts, social media impressions, and potential motivations".

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  • Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice
Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

How many USA investigations are there into Russian election meddling? A spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". The Post report came days after a Trump confidant, Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy, told PBS the president is "consider...

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  • House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded
House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

Members of Congress were practicing for a game when a gunman started shoot. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). CBS News correspondent Chip Reid reports that as a member of the Republican leadership Rep. "He's in some trouble", said Mr Trump, who visited late on Wednesday. "He's going to be OK". Also hurt but released from hospitals were two Ca...

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  • Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting
Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting

Though officials said his health has improved, Scalise will still require additional operations and will remain in the hospital for "some time ", according to the update . Scalise and Mika, however, appear to be in need our prayers as they fight for their lives and return to health. Zack Barth , an aide to Texas representative Roger Willi...

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  • U.S. court upholds block on Trump's travel ban
U.S. court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

The suits by Hawaii and the Maryland challengers argued that the order violated federal immigration law and a section of the Constitution's First Amendment that prohibits the government from favouring or disfavouring any particular religion.

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  • GOP baseball shooting: Bernie Sanders says gunman apparently was campaign volunteer
GOP baseball shooting: Bernie Sanders says gunman apparently was campaign volunteer

He told CNN that he tried to help Scalise, saying, "We used my belt to help put a tourniquet around his leg". In a Senate floor speech, Sanders said he's "sickened" by the shooting. Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house. His page was filled with references to Mr Sanders, who has called on Democrats to en...

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  • Steve Scalise Undergoes More Surgery After Congressional Baseball Shooting
Steve Scalise Undergoes More Surgery After Congressional Baseball Shooting

After visiting Scalise Wednesday evening at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , Trump tweeted: " Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". Scalise. It also said that the Nationals, the major league team that plays at the park, has released additional seating for Thursday night's game...

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