• Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'
Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

His doctors say Rep. Scalise will be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time , possibly weeks. Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner also remains at the MedStar Washington hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to her ankle, but is in "good condition and good spirits" the hospital said .

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  • Britain's Hammond says 'growth and jobs' Brexit priority
Britain's Hammond says 'growth and jobs' Brexit priority

Speaking as he arrived for a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Luxembourg, he said: "As we go into that negotiation, my clear view - and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain - is that we should prioritise protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take the...

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  • Trump announces canceling 'one-sided' United States deal with Cuba
Trump announces canceling 'one-sided' United States deal with Cuba

If the changes were not adopted by a set deadline, the USA would revert to its Cold War-era Cuba policy, wiping out Obama's historic rapprochement with the Communist nation. "We will review the policy and the specific regulations once they are available to determine any impact to our operations or to our customers", the airline said in a statemen...

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  • President Trump Confirms He's Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice
President Trump Confirms He's Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Trump himself took aim Friday at the senior Justice Department official responsible for appointing Mueller, accusing him on Twitter of leading a " Witch Hunt ". Trump said last week he felt vindicated by Comey's June 8 testimony that he was not the subject of investigation while Comey headed the agency. Rosenstein wrote a memo in May to...

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  • US congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital
US congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital

He died after officers in Scalise's security detail fired back at him. Investigators are also looking through Hodgkinson's social media posts and profiles. Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zack Barth. From the stands, Vince Wetzel, a resident of Sa...

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  • Trump considering firing Russia investigation leader
Trump considering firing Russia investigation leader

Mueller's fate "rests exclusively" with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , Starr said. Rosenstein is also the Department of Justice official who appointed Mueller as special counsel late last month. Trump allies will say it's another media-generated firestorm to sabotage their man, but the real reason is that with Trump , anyt...

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  • May visits fire victims in hospital
May visits fire victims in hospital

Police said although initial report suggested the fire was not lit deliberately, the investigation would continue to examine if any criminal offences had been committed. There are posters and online images bearing photos of toddlers, mothers-and-daughters, entire families. It has since emerged that the U.S. had banned the type of cladding thoug...

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  • USA lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack
USA lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

Scalise was awake at the scene of the shooting - a baseball field in Virginia where congressmen were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game - but by the time he arrived at the hospital he was in shock. MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement updating his status that the other patient "is in good condition". The FB...

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  • Trump Tweet Blasts 'Obstruction of Justice' Reports
Trump Tweet Blasts 'Obstruction of Justice' Reports

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the U.S. election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year", he said. The investigations, however, have cast a shadow over his five-month presidency. Last week, former FBI Director James ...

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  • Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot
Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

Scalise was among five people wounded when a shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing on a diamond in Alexandria. Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died.

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  • Deputy AG Rosenstein testifying before budget hearings Tuesday
Deputy AG Rosenstein testifying before budget hearings Tuesday

Now, Trump could order Rosenstein to fire Mueller. Mr Trump considers the inquiry a " witch hunt ". Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke critically of special counsel Robert Mueller and his team, calling special counsels "very unsafe".

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  • Steph Curry says he'd pass on celebration visit to Trump's White House
Steph Curry says he'd pass on celebration visit to Trump's White House

The presence of Kevin Durant has eaten away at the satisfaction of this season, which is unusual because Durant is one of my favorite individual players in the league. "I'm just happy for everybody", Lacob said. "We want to keep this thing together and see how we can continue to keep getting better". It's my wife, it's my kids, my grandfather.

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  • Explosions Kill at Least 4 at Funeral in Kabul
Explosions Kill at Least 4 at Funeral in Kabul

Friday's protestors were demanding the resignation of top Afghan officials following Wednesday's auto bomb explosion near the US embassy that killed eight people and wounded 25 others. No group has said it was behind it and the Taliban denied their involvement. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. He later condemned the attack vi...

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  • Brexit Talks to Start Monday as Planned
Brexit Talks to Start Monday as Planned

The Conservatives are still negotiating with the Democratic Unionist Party over whether their 10 MPs will support the Tories' minority government. After House Speaker John Bercow was re-elected without challenge, a chastened May quipped: "At least someone got a landslide".

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  • Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility
Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native was shot multiple times in his chest and arm, and he remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital. Lawmakers donned Louisiana State University ball caps in Scalise's honor. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond of New Orleans, the lone Democrat in Louisiana...

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  • Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don't, new poll shows — Surprise
Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don't, new poll shows — Surprise

Overall, 43 percent approve of the job Trump is doing in office, while 51 percent disapprove. The poll, conducted among 1,068 people from June 8-11, was administered before Trump's nationally televised call for unity that followed the Wednesday shooting at a GOP baseball practice in suburban Washington, D.C.

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  • Officer acquitted in fatal shooting of Philando Castile
Officer acquitted in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Before the march began , John Thompson, who worked with Castile in St. Paul's public schools, stirred the crowd at the Capitol with profanity-laden remarks screamed into a microphone. Defense attorneys argued that Castile was culpably negligent in the shooting because he volunteered that he possessed a gun without disclosing that he had a permit t...

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  • Scotland win thriller against Australia
Scotland win thriller against Australia

Australia were sloppy in possession and a poor pass from scrum-half Will Genia to hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau was snapped up by inside-centre Duncan Taylor, who ran over from 30 metres. That left the Wallabies trailing 17-12 at halftime but they returned with more intent and ripped into the Scots with some ferocious tackling. Scotland flanker H...

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  • Play ball! GOP, Democrats to battle as one - Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Democrats to battle as one - Team Scalise

Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the game. Scalise, a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. As the House returned to business, lawmakers sought some semblance of normalcy even as they offered prayers for the wounded and echoed the president in pledges of u...

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  • Trump interviewed Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation job day before he was tapped f
Trump interviewed Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation job day before he was tapped f

A source close to the president said Trump is being counseled to steer clear of such a dramatic move such as firing the special counsel. "Special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause", Rosenstein said. He added later: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause", which he said he would have to pu...

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