• Schumer Mocks Trump's Cabinet Meeting on Twitter
Schumer Mocks Trump's Cabinet Meeting on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with members of his Cabinet at the White House in Washington , U.S., June 12, 2017 . So the roundtable Cabinet meeting quickly became A Thing. Energy Secretary Rick Perry gave his "hats off" to Mr Trump for taking a stand against the Paris climate accord. "Other countries are gradually getting use...

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  • London firefighters search for more building inferno victims
London firefighters search for more building inferno victims

Nassima Boutrig, who lives across from the building, said she was awakened by sirens and smoke so thick that it filled her home as well. Others leapt from high floors rather than succumb to the flames. "We haven't heard anything since". CHELLAT: And I said, what's going on? A friend of missing Mohamed Neda , Ariana Neumann Rodger, posted on Fa...

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  • Late Night Hosts Are Fixin' to Mock Jeff Sessions' Very Southern
Late Night Hosts Are Fixin' to Mock Jeff Sessions' Very Southern

Apparently, that made Sessions a little nervous-and so a hook was born. During his testimony , Sessions also claimed he "didn't recall" any contact between Russian officials and former national security adviser Michael Flynn . But fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week revealed there was a potential third. Meyers focused in on o...

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  • At least 12 killed in fire at London tower block
At least 12 killed in fire at London tower block

The charred hulk of Grenfell Tower , a 24-storey flat block in west London , was still smouldering last night as its residents, taking shelter in nearby churches and gym halls, wondered how many of their neighbours were still inside. Clement's Church, where evacuees from neighboring buildings gathered, Hadra Hassad was trying to find one of her c...

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  • Sen. Tom Cotton: Still No Evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion
Sen. Tom Cotton: Still No Evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion

The hearing didn't delve too deeply into the original concern behind the Senate intelligence committee inquiry, which is what Russian actors allegedly did the election to hack emails, and allegedly voting systems, to undermine faith in the U.S.

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  • Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing many delays
Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing many delays

That coordinated assault, along with another at Maalbeek metro station, killed 32 people with many more injured. 'It's weird. Everybody thinks immediately of a terrorist attack, but that is not the case'. It urged passengers to "travel light, with hand luggage only wherever possible, and to leave to the airport well in time". Passenger Daniel ...

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  • Trump willing to testify 'under oath' to discount Comey's loyalty claim
Trump willing to testify 'under oath' to discount Comey's loyalty claim

With U.S. President Donald Trump and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey accusing each other of lying about their conversations together, congressional committees are asking both sides to turn over evidence documenting their talks.

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  • Wolf set to sign Pa. pension reform measure
Wolf set to sign Pa. pension reform measure

Today, Governor Wolf signed a bill making over the system into law. Currently, the state is about $75 billion in debt when it comes to paying retirement for state works and teachers. Wolf says it's fair to both state employees and taxpayers alike. "The fact that they have to reform for all future hires means that, eventually, and very eventuall...

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  • Special counsel examining whether Trump obstructed justice, report says
Special counsel examining whether Trump obstructed justice, report says

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vehemently denied any personal involvement in Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign , calling accusations that he discussed such an effort with Russian officials an " appalling and detestable lie ".

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  • OH congressman left practice field moments before shooting
OH congressman left practice field moments before shooting

Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. The man thanked him.

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  • Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group
Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group

The Democratic National Committee issued a statement to The AP calling for the Trump administration to "confront China on its human rights abuses", in response. Huajian also manufactures products for Coach, Karl Largerfeld and Kendall + Kylie at the factory where the activists went undercover. "This is the first time we've come across t...

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  • Bernie Sanders Condemns Alexandria Shooter Who Volunteered on His Campaign
Bernie Sanders Condemns Alexandria Shooter Who Volunteered on His Campaign

The shooter, identified as James Hodgkinson , died of gunshot wounds, President Donald Trump said earlier Wednesday. Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business, which he dissolved on January 10, according to Secretary of State corporate records.

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  • Attack on U.S. lawmakers: What we know
Attack on U.S. lawmakers: What we know

When he went outside, he saw Hodgkinson shooting a rifle into or on a cornfield. He described a scene of chaos on the baseball field after multiple shots rang out. The man who shot and wounded four people at a Republican baseball practice on Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, had two guns in his possession, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has...

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  • Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal
Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal

The Post report cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. "Oftentimes what happens, frankly, in counterintelligence investigations is you start looking at sort of a core intelligence question - What did the Russians do and did they do it with any Americans? - and it grows into: What did any of those Americans d...

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  • Minnesota leaders respond to shooting wounding GOP leader
Minnesota leaders respond to shooting wounding GOP leader

The assailant, who had nursed grievances against President Donald Trump and the GOP, fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Sc., and Rep.

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  • Steve Scalise, Republican congressman, shot at Virginia ballpark
Steve Scalise, Republican congressman, shot at Virginia ballpark

Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries. 3 job of House whip several years ago. "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good", he added. Scalise was critically injured and ...

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  • Iran says Saudi supports militants on its turf after attacks
Iran says Saudi supports militants on its turf after attacks

Tehran's foreign minister says the U.S. has not honored the nuclear deal. Khamenei said the USA and its allies' engagement in the Middle East to fight terrorism is a "lie" and referred to them as "the source of instability in the Middle East".

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  • Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'
Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'

The responsibility for appointing (or theoretically firing) Mueller lies with Rosenstein because his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions , recused himself in March from all investigations involving Russian Federation and the 2016 elections.

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  • Donald Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital
Donald Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

U.S. representatives Ron DeSantis and Jeff Duncan had ducked out of baseball practice when a middle-aged man in the vehicle park asked them if the players in red shirts on the field were Republicans or Democrats . Trump has no plans to attend the congressional baseball game Thursday, out of concern for his safety. Rep. Joe Barton is a representa...

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  • Special counsel Robert Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice
Special counsel Robert Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

The authority to appoint a special counsel fell to Rosenstein, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia case because of his failure to disclose during his January confirmation hearing pre-election meetings he had Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

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