• USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised
USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said .

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  • Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political
Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political

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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  • Robert Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers
Robert Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

Officials familiar with the matter describe friction on the Justice Department's fourth and fifth floors, home to the suite of offices belonging to the deputy attorney general and the attorney general, respectively, in part because of Rosenstein's handling of the Russian Federation matter.

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  • United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital
United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital

The business of the House is resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. Sava attributed Scalise's "major initial risk to life" to "the hemorrhage that results when that bullet travels through blood vessels". Sava said Friday that there were still hundreds of bullet fr...

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  • Baker And 6 Other Governors Criticize House GOP Health Overhaul
Baker And 6 Other Governors Criticize House GOP Health Overhaul

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) remains concerned that the Senate leadership's secrecy might stifle meaningful debate about the bill's effects on health insurance coverage and lowering premiums. Republicans ran in the 2016 elections on a promise to repeal Obamacare on "day one", but getting to where they are has taken months. That allowed Republicans...

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  • Newt Gingrich Now Says the President
Newt Gingrich Now Says the President "Technically" Can't Even Obstruct Justice

Those words, of course, do not square with perhaps the most famous vote Gingrich ever cast as a member of Congress - a vote in favor of the impeachment of then-President Bill Clinton . "Mueller is now clearly the tip of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or at a minimum undermining and crippling the Trump presidency", Gingrich tweeted Thur...

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  • Sharif''s brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel
Sharif''s brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel

He is the fourth member of the Sharif family to depose before the JIT. After passing through testing times Nawaz Sharif was elected prime minister for the third time. "It should be noted that these allegations have nothing to do with my tenure as the prime minister and are not charges of corruption". He warned his opponents about the next gen...

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  • Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances
Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances

Late on Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - who is overseeing the Russian Federation investigation - issued a statement saying the Justice Department does not confirm or deny the kind of allegations in news reports about the probe, and encouraging the public to be skeptical of them.

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  • Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice
Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

He also answered questions about the ongoing probes into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials. His comments sparked pushback on Twitter, with many noting that Gingrich had voted to impeach former President Bill Clinton , including an article that charged him with obstruction of justice.

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  • Lawyer says Trump not under investigation
Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

But Sekulow claimed the president wasn't referring to an actual investigation in the message, but instead a news report about one. The Washington Post reported last week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is running the federal investigation into the Trump campaign's potential Russian Federation ties, was now focusing on Trump himself...

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  • 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'
'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Mueller's investigation had extended to include whether Trump committed obstruction of justice after Comey testified that the president had asked him to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser.

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  • Brexit negotiations to start on EU's terms
Brexit negotiations to start on EU's terms

Monday's talks between Brexit Secretary David Davis and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier follow preliminary negotiations in Brussels between officials. The Government has legal right and imperative to get on with these negotiations. "We will negotiate in good faith but it is a negotiation, we recognize there will be an exchange of vie...

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  • Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack
Hamas, Israelis reject Islamic State claims over Jerusalem attack

The move came after three assailants, armed with knives and a homemade automatic weapon, carried out simultaneous attacks at two locations near Damascus Gate on Friday evening. right?" IDF units have surrounded and sealed off the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mash'al northwest of Ramallah where the three assailants lived. On Saturday, police cr...

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  • Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says
Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says

Even before a gunman sprayed bullets at Republicans practicing for Thursday night's charity baseball game, Richmond had privately warned Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanDems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise Ryan: Pelosi's grandkids "actually like me" Ryan: Going to "take some time" for Scalise to recover from shooting MORE (R-Wis...

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  • Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing
Trump contradicts his own account of Comey firing

ABC News reported Friday that Rosenstein has privately acknowledged he may need to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation but has yet to seek a formal opinion on the matter. Trump, who a day earlier had called for a more civil tone in Washington following shootings at a Republican congressional baseball practice, fired off...

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  • Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s
Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s

Shooter James Hodgkinson is speaking out for the first time . So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.

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  • Trump finally admits he's under investigation
Trump finally admits he's under investigation

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. As Rosenstein said in the Senate hearing, he believes Mueller's team has both the independence and resources necessary to...

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  • Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller
Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller

The friend, Christopher Ruddy , the chief executive of Newsmax Media, who was at the White House on Monday, said on PBS's "NewsHour" that Mr. Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". This would coincide with the many news stories and opinions from Trump supporters discrediting Mueller despite their approval of his app...

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  • UK's Hammond Calls for `Pragmatic' Brexit to Safeguard Economy
UK's Hammond Calls for `Pragmatic' Brexit to Safeguard Economy

Brexit negotiations are due to start on Monday in Brussels but that will be the only day of talks next week. London and Brussels will barely have 15 months to complete the negotiations if enough time is to be left for all sides, parliaments and institutions to endorse any agreement.

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  • Sturgeon 'won't be rushed' into referendum decisions
Sturgeon 'won't be rushed' into referendum decisions

In a series of Tweets on Wednesday morning, Sturgeon said: "Most of the media speculation about #ScotRef is nonsense". 'I'll take decisions in best interests, not just of @ theSNP , but of Scotland .and not be dictated to by demands for quick headlines! An SNP spokesman said: "Scotland and the other devolved administrations must have a seat at...

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