• Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting
Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

I didn't get to talk to her, but I also want to commend the bravery of the other Capitol Police officer who was injured today: Crystal Griner. The House adopted a resolution on Thursday to thank the Capitol Police officers who helped fend off a gunman attacking GOP lawmakers at their baseball practice the day before.

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  • Security Council Press Statement on Attack in Somalia
Security Council Press Statement on Attack in Somalia

All five attackers were killed and after dawn the soldiers secured the building, said senior Somali police office Capt. Mohamed Hussein. A neighboring restaurant, Posh Treats, which is frequented by the city's elite, was damaged in the blast, security officials said.

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"Wild Thoughts" by DJ Khalid & Rihanna

The " Wild Thoughts " beat-which was produced by Nasty Beatmakers-features a prominent sample from Carlos Santana's "Maria Maria," with the tempo being just a tad more upbeat. This new countdown single " Wild Thoughts " doesn't only have great production but the music video is also incredible. The cut is the latest from Khaled's forthcoming stu...

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  • Jeff Sessions does little to inspire public confidence
Jeff Sessions does little to inspire public confidence

Trump relies heavily in social media outlets, twitter in particular, to communicate directly with his followers across the country. Even if Mueller's probe finds evidence Trump tried to obstruct justice, the Justice Department - which oversees the FBI and the special counsel investigation - is highly unlikely to indict a sitting presiden...

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  • London high-rise fire: Cladding may have helped spread blaze
London high-rise fire: Cladding may have helped spread blaze

Fire officers are picking their way through the still-smouldering building, and the full death toll may not be known for weeks . "They haven't got easy fire escapes, they've got no sprinklers - it's totally, totally unacceptable in Britain that this is allowed to happen".

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  • Just in: President Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice
Just in: President Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that it interviewed five people briefed on the matter, but it did not identify its sources by name. Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligence, Adm. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, hinted broadly that the special counsel investigation could be looking at Tr...

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  • Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, officials say
Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

In a letter to Comey informing him of his termination, Trump wrote that he was acting on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but days later expressed that the decision was his own and that he was thinking about the Russian Federation investigation when it was made.

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  • US President Donald Trump blasts report on obstruction probe
US President Donald Trump blasts report on obstruction probe

During testimony before the U.S. Senate on June 8, Comey said Trump asked him to "let Flynn go", but stopped short of calling the request obstruction. The news comes one day after Rosenstein affirmed his support for the special counsel, despite recent reports that Trump was weighing Mueller's dismissal .

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  • Grief turns to anger in London neighborhood near tower fire
Grief turns to anger in London neighborhood near tower fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May meeets firefighters as she visits the remains of Grenfell Tower , a residential tower block in west London which was gutted by fire on June 15, 2017 . One of the first victims has been named as 23-year-old Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. They live a few minutes away, in the prestigious Holland Park area.

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  • Brexit talks to start on Monday as planned
Brexit talks to start on Monday as planned

Speaking to the Parliament in Strasbourg, he made clear he believes the rebate negotiated by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 and worth up to £5 billion a year to the United Kingdom , along with opt-outs in areas like open borders, monetary union and justice, could be up for grabs if Britain decides to stay.

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  • French politicians condemn attack on legislative candidate
French politicians condemn attack on legislative candidate

Pointing his finger in the politician's face, he said she was a "dirty bobo" - the French word for a young aspiring professional with liberal views, or yuppie as they are often called in the United Kingdom and USA. An extreme leftist attacked Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet a former french minister on the street of Paris . She was first elected t...

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  • British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze
British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower yesterday , with firefighters facing hazardous conditions as they searched the charred building. Asked if the death toll could climb to triple figures, he said: "From a personal perspective, I really hope it isn't". Communities secretary Sajid Javid has said that the ...

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  • Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation
Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Coats, in an attempt to persuade former FBI director James Comey to halt investigations into, former National Security officer, Mr. Flynn, writes The Guardian . Rogers and his former deputy, Richard Ledgett . Mueller has requested interviews with three high-ranking current and former intelligence officials.

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  • Peace returns to MP, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan, breaks his fast
Peace returns to MP, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan, breaks his fast

While Chouhan, who has invited the protesters for dialogue, met various people through the day, a farmers delegation was dismayed when he turned down their demand of a loan waiver and began a protest opposite him. "We had appealed to farmers to reach out to the masses using such platforms", said Kedar Sirohi, leader of the Aam Kisan Union, a farm...

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  • Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery
Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery

Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago . Richmond and others in both parties say Scalise will be at the top of their minds. In stark silence, they paid tr...

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  • Trump reportedly being investigated for obstruction of justice
Trump reportedly being investigated for obstruction of justice

Moscow has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in last year's election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour. In a pair of earlier tweets , Trump called the investigation "phony" and the "greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". The acronym is a reference to his campaign slogan, Make America ...

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  • London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled
London Mayor Sadiq says Trump's state visit to United Kingdom should be cancelled

Some have even suggested that Trump's decision to single out Sadiq Khan , a Muslim, for criticism was a reflection of Trump's Islamophobic attitudes. "Some people with a propensity for self-destructive behavior can't seem to help themselves, President Trump apparently among them", the Journal wrote.

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  • Belleville man who shot congressman was living in van, called loner
Belleville man who shot congressman was living in van, called loner

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) remains in critical condition after being shot in the hip, while three people were also wounded and expected to recover. Crystal Griner, one of the Capitol Police officers, was hit in the ankle and is in good condition at MedStar Washington. Hodgkinson did openly support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders ,...

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  • Sen. Grassley: Judiciary Committee Investigating Comey's Firing
Sen. Grassley: Judiciary Committee Investigating Comey's Firing

The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee say In a statement issued Wednesday that they "look forward to future engagements" with Robert Mueller . It is the most significant sign that Mueller's investigation is extending beyond questions of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Comey told senators he believed Trump fired him becaus...

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  • London blaze: Mother throws baby out the window from 9th floor
London blaze: Mother throws baby out the window from 9th floor

Almost 78 people were injured, and 34 remain in hospitals across London - 18 of them in critical condition. A "good half" of the building has yet to be searched according to Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton, who explained that additional shoring up was needed for firefighters to access the upper floors.

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