• US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Doctors say House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') has a good possibility of recovery after he was at "imminent risk of death" from a gunshot wound to the hip two days ago. The team was preparing for the annual congressional baseball game, which took place as planned on Thursday. Should Scalise's recovery go smoothly, Sava said he didn'...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn goes nuclear in Question Time clash with Theresa May
Jeremy Corbyn goes nuclear in Question Time clash with Theresa May

Appearing on BBC's Question time , the Labour leader was asked how he would react if Britain was under imminent threat from nuclear weapons. "It's not going to happen quickly, it's not going to happen easily, but we have to have that wish".

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  • The nice things Trump and others said about Rod Rosenstein
The nice things Trump and others said about Rod Rosenstein

Trump didn't immediately elaborate on the tweet , but it appears he is referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , whose memo on fired FBI Director James Comey last month was initially used as justification for the termination.

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  • Protesters Interrupt Trump-Inspired 'Julius Caesar' Theater Production
Protesters Interrupt Trump-Inspired 'Julius Caesar' Theater Production

Conservative reporter/activist Laura Loomer engaged in some performance art Friday Night in New York City's Central Park, prompting the hashtag #FreeLaura to trend on Twitter. Goebbels was a minister of propaganda in Nazi Germany. "You are all Nazis like Joseph Goebbels". "You are inciting terrorists". Congressman Scalise, House Majority Wh...

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  • DUP pact is playing fast and loose with peace, Adams warns
DUP pact is playing fast and loose with peace, Adams warns

Sinn Fein has also claimed that a Tory-DUP alliance could damage powersharing talks in Northern Ireland , which has been without an executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January. Sinn Fein, the SDLP and Alliance have all made clear that Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing pro...

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  • Qatari man to fly 4000 cows into country to maintain milk supplies
Qatari man to fly 4000 cows into country to maintain milk supplies

Khayyat said he had already made plans to bring the cows to Qatar by sea but the Gulf rift made him accelerate the move. Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other personnel. "Qatar has shown the most decisive stance against the terrorist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levan...

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  • Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe
Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

But soon after the abrupt termination, Trump told NBC News that he had been going to fire Comey regardless of any recommendations. Friday's tweet confirmed information about the scope of the probe. Rosenstein publicly acknowledged the possibility that he might have to recuse in an interview with the Associated Press earlier this month. ...

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  • More arrests after Tehran attack
More arrests after Tehran attack

Alavi did not provide further details or offer any evidence. Four armed assailants attacked parliament office buildings on Wednesday morning, while the shrine of revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini was struck by a suicide bomber, state media reported .

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  • Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise
Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people , is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. Almost 25,000 tickets were sold for the game and it was on track to raise more than $1 million, roughly double what it did a year ago, organizers said.

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  • Search continues for Grenfell Tower missing amid fears death toll could soar
Search continues for Grenfell Tower missing amid fears death toll could soar

Khadija Saye , a 24-year-old artist, was confirmed to have died yesterday. On Thursday, London firefighters combed through the burned-out building in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that simil...

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  • John Major: Tory-DUP deal could jeopardise Northern Ireland peace
John Major: Tory-DUP deal could jeopardise Northern Ireland peace

The 1998 peace accords in Northern Ireland set up a power-sharing agreement in the British province, but this collapsed in January when Irish republicans Sinn Fein pulled out, citing a breakdown in trust. May's Conservative Party needs the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in order to retain power in the House of Commons , after losing her majority in...

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  • Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump
Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

Trump's policy keeps a U.S. Embassy open in Havana and allows U.S. airlines and cruise ships to continue service to Cuba. He clamped down on some commerce and travel but left intact many new avenues President Barack Obama had opened. But none of the changes will become effective until the Treasury and Commerce departments issue new regulations, w...

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  • 'Truly terrible thing' happened to American released by North Korea
'Truly terrible thing' happened to American released by North Korea

Doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center say his condition, while stable, is severe, and that he suffered extensive loss of tissue in all regions of his brain. Fred Warmbier called his son's return bittersweet. North Korea has arrested 16 American citizens and is still holding three - Kim Dong Chul, Kim Sang-duk, and Kim Hak-song...

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  • Leo Varadkar confirmed as Irish prime minister
Leo Varadkar confirmed as Irish prime minister

After negotiations between Fianna Fáil, the Independent Alliance and various independent TDs over the last few days, Varadkar secured the necessary support in the Dáil today to be elected taoiseach . "The government that I lead will not be one of left or right, because those old divisions don't comprehend the political challenges of today", Va...

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  • Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor
Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

Scalise , who serves as U.S. House Majority Whip, suffered a single gunshot wound when alleged gunman James T. Hodgkinson opened fire on lawmakers and their staff during a practice session at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park Wednesday morning.

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  • Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West
Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

The tribute to West , who became a pop culture star for his tongue-in-cheek portrayal of the costumed superhero in the 1960s " Batman " television series, came almost a week after the 88-year-old died from leukemia, according to his family.

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  • London highrise fire death toll rises to 30
London highrise fire death toll rises to 30

The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower a year ago, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".

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  • London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30
London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

On Friday fire crews again used water to damp down the charred building as they began a third day of picking through the tower's charred remains. Attending the final of a children's creative writing competition on BBC Radio 2 , Camilla said: 'I'm sure all of you here today would like to join me in sending our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to ...

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  • USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar: Tillerson
USA urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar: Tillerson

He said the diplomatic rift has not interrupted or curtailed operations at al Udeid air base, a launching pad for U.S. military efforts in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. It is the biggest base of U.S. Air Force in the region and is critical for fighting Islamic State. "The publishing of the "terrorism list" is a chance for the brother (Qatar) to re...

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  • DUP negotiations with the Conservatives are 'going well'
DUP negotiations with the Conservatives are 'going well'

Discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion. On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron , May described the talks as "productive".

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