• Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise

The shooting has raised questions about lawmakers' security, renewed the nation's contentious debate over guns, and drawn new attention to the harsh rhetoric that reflects America's political polarisation. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip se...

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  • Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries
Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. "He has received multiple units of blood transfusion". (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). A playground near the baseball f...

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  • Donald Trump earned hundreds of millions in past year, financial forms show
Donald Trump earned hundreds of millions in past year, financial forms show

In Friday's financial disclosure report, which reflects business during the 2016 calendar year, the Trump Old Post Office LLC cited hotel-related revenue in reporting income of $19.6 million. Trump drew scrutiny and criticism after he departed from roughly 40 years of tradition for major-party candidates by declining to release any of his ta...

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  • Another late night in store for Cosby jury
Another late night in store for Cosby jury

As Cosby walked past the assembled paparrazi, he opened his mouth and finally released the words everyone was so eager to say. Now the case has finally come to trial and is in the deliberation stage. Cosby is appealing a ruling allowing Dickinson's case to proceed. Cosby greeted onlookers while exiting his sport utility vehicle at the Montgo...

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  • UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit
UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

Mrs Foster pointed out that the Belfast government had been out of office since January. Britain is likely to enter arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish "kingmaker" party grind into a second week.

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  • Flyhalf Davies kicks Wales to win over Tonga
Flyhalf Davies kicks Wales to win over Tonga

Davies missed the tricky touchline conversion and Wales then conceded a sloppy penalty soon after the restart for Newcastle scrum-half Takulua to reduce the deficit to 8-3 after 23 minutes. Cuthbert was risky at times, going close to scoring when Wales spread the ball to his right wing in the third minute before being driven into touch in the t...

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  • Global Geo-political Series: US Senate overwhelmingly supports new sanctions on Russian Federation
Global Geo-political Series: US Senate overwhelmingly supports new sanctions on Russian Federation

We also need to push back hard against a Russian Federation that engages in more and more aggressive adventures overseas, especially in Ukraine and Syria. While keeping those sanctions in place, the amendment expands sanctions to Russia's all-important energy sector, including its railways and mining operations.

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  • Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial
Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill declared the mistrial after the sixth day of deliberations that lasted longer than the actual trial and said the jury of seven men and five women were "hopelessly deadlocked ". "It has been restored". The amount of time the jury spent deliberating eclipsed the amount of time witnesses had spent on the...

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  • Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again
Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

Allred represents many of those women. Former federal prosecutor David Weinstein said Cosby's celebrity nearly certainly played a role in the jury's deliberations, perhaps to convince "two or three jurors that it's impossible to convict Dr.

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  • What you missed from this weekend's Tony Awards
What you missed from this weekend's Tony Awards

Another production that was celebrated last night was the revival of Hello Dolly! which starred the phenomenal actress, Bette Midler . Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 won awards for set and lighting design. The 2017 Tony Awards featured multiple eye-popping performances from some of the biggest stars on Broadway. Laurie Metcal...

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  • Popular mall in Colombia evacuated after explosion
Popular mall in Colombia evacuated after explosion

The authorities have identified the victim as a 23-year-old French woman who had spent six months volunteering in Colombia , AP reported. Local media reports that the mall has been evacuated and officials are at the scene investigating. The ELN is also engaged in peace talks but has so far refused for its fighters to lay down their weapons. ...

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  • Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby trial; Prosecutors to retry sex assault case
Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby trial; Prosecutors to retry sex assault case

A mistrial was declared for Bill Cosby's sexual assault case, after a "jury deadlock" for the second time. And he will try this case again. An unidentified lawyer said prosecutors failed to back their case with sufficient evidence, "Today was very important..." Cosby maintained he had a consensual sexual relationship with Andrea Constand...

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  • Grenfell Tower: 58 people missing and presumed dead in London tragedy
Grenfell Tower: 58 people missing and presumed dead in London tragedy

Tensions were high two days after the overnight fire gutted the huge housing block, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens missing and hundreds homeless. Though it's feared the number will rise considerably as firefighters continue to search the ruins of the 24-storey north Kensington building. On Saturday the Prime Minister responded to...

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  • At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial
At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Lena Dunham has spoken out about the Cosby mistrial in a series tweets. Cosby's team declared victory, however temporary. "We came here looking for an acquittal, but like that Rolling Stones song says, 'You don't always get what you want, sometimes you get what you need, '" defense lawyer Brian McMonagle told reporters.

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  • The Hill: Trump sends prayers for missing United States sailors near Japan
The Hill: Trump sends prayers for missing United States sailors near Japan

US and Japanese military ships continued to scour the waters near the crash site for sign of the seven missing soldiers. The cause of the collision wasn't immediately clear. No one aboard the Crystal was hurt, and no oil spilled from the vessel, NYK said. The Japanese coast guard has been assisting the destroyer, which is significantly smalle...

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  • May admits London fire response 'not good enough'
May admits London fire response 'not good enough'

Authorities in London said Saturday that 58 people missing are presumed dead from this week's fire disaster at a high-rise tower. "His family is being supported by liaison officers from the Metropolitan Police", Cundy said. May announced on Friday that her government has set up a £5 million ($8.4 million Cdn) "discretionary fund" to help pay fo...

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  • Palestinian militant groups deny ISIS claim of Jerusalem attack
Palestinian militant groups deny ISIS claim of Jerusalem attack

In response to the terror attack in which an Israeli Border Police officer was killed, Jerusalem police launched a large-scale operation in which hundreds of illegal Palestinian residents were arrested, interrogated and expelled from Israeli territory.

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  • Ramadan 'Saved Lives' During London Building Fire
Ramadan 'Saved Lives' During London Building Fire

Britain's Press Association has reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire, based on a compilation of verified reports. She has ordered a full public inquiry into the blaze. Emergency services are continuing to search for bodies in the now burnt-out building. "We need to know what happened", she said. "Contractor says that he...

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  • Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli
Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Thirty-eight Israelis, two American tourists and a British student have been killed in shootings, car-rammings and stabbings since a wave of Palestinian street attacks began in October 2015. Israel ambassador Danny Danon speaks at a United Nations Security Council meeting, April 20, 2017. The three men were armed with knives and an automatic ...

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  • Rumor That Trump May Fire Mueller Sets Washington Afire
Rumor That Trump May Fire Mueller Sets Washington Afire

Sessions in March stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the presidential campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with Kislyak. "They say it's unlikely. problem for White House officials saying Trump won't fire Mueller, as Ruddy said may happen, is they have little idea what h...

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