• Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble'
Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble'

The gunman died from injuries sustained in a shootout with police. Colleagues, who visited Mr Scalise at a Washington hospital, sounded generally upbeat but spoke more in terms of hopes than the confident predictions of the immediate aftermath a day earlier.

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  • Pentagon Plans to Send Thousands of US Troops to Afghanistan
Pentagon Plans to Send Thousands of US Troops to Afghanistan

A day earlier, Mattis told the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defence that the U.S. is considering issues from India , pakistan and other nations in the region as part of its Afghan review. Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded in eastern Afghanistan this weekend in an attack claimed by the Taliban . "And we wil c...

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  • Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

Involuntary manslaughter is a felony that carries a sentence of up to 15 years in prison. Eden Wells , MD, chief medical executive with the state health department, is charged with obstruction of justice. He's accused of failing to alert the public about a Legionnaires' outbreak in the Flint area in 2014-15. The more corrosive river water...

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  • Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Improving, Doctors Say
Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Improving, Doctors Say

Richmond played baseball in college and kicked off his congressional career with a one-hitter in 2011 and has been the game's dominant player pretty much since then. "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". Instead, aides drafted the short, somber remarks Trump delivered from the Diplomatic Room. Members of the U.S.

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  • Wallace: Trump's Tweets Are Keeping Mueller's Russia Probe in Headlines
Wallace: Trump's Tweets Are Keeping Mueller's Russia Probe in Headlines

Mueller also has expansive powers to investigate any matters that develop from his initial investigation. The NSA said in a statement: "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel . Trump disputed, though, Comey's assertion he had asked for a pledge of loyalty. Joe Lieberman, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, former FBI official Rich...

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  • Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic
Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Scalise was injured along with four others in the shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Sava said that when Scalise arrived at MedStar, he was in "shock" and had an "imminent risk of death". But he recorded a message that played at the top of the game, paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, who remains in critic...

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  • Tillerson says Russian Federation relations deteriorating
Tillerson says Russian Federation relations deteriorating

His secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , would like flexibility in dealing with Russian Federation, but this bill would make sanctions harder to lift without congressional approval. "Those people, (prisoners) have sacrificed their lives for their people and the minimum we can do to them is taking care of their families", Karake said.

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  • Long-Dead Clinton Campaign Twitter Attacks Trump
Long-Dead Clinton Campaign Twitter Attacks Trump

Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Last month, Rosenstein sent a memo to Trump raising concerns over FBI Director James Comey - concerns...

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  • Wallenda soars by teeth and toes over Niagara Falls in historic stunt
Wallenda soars by teeth and toes over Niagara Falls in historic stunt

Erendira Wallenda is just happy to be back on the ground . Erendira Wallenda with her own rich circus lineage stole her husband's title - from 300 feet above the raging waters of Niagara Falls . She said as an artist and as a daredevil, there's something "almost magical" about the falls. Legislators and the Wallendas said the payoff would ...

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  • Trump Appears to Confirm That He's Being Personally Investigated
Trump Appears to Confirm That He's Being Personally Investigated

President Donald Trump has created jobs as he promised during his campaign, but it's been through the "attorney full employment act", mocked Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash., The Hill reported Friday . Consider new reports that Rosenstein is considering recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe and we may be looking at Trump's most conseque...

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  • National Digest: Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself is found guilty
National Digest: Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself is found guilty

A MA court found Carter guilty in the death of boyfriend Conrad Roy , 18. Carter then 17, was aware of Roy " s plans and encouraged him to commit suicide through text messages . Moniz said that Carter's "conduct caused the death of Mr. Roy". That would allow Carter to serve part of her sentence under the juvenile system, whi...

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

Rosenstein last month appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year's presidential election. "Nice", the president wrote on Twitter. Trump's tweet came after Rosenstein issued a statement Thursday evening pushing back on reports the president ...

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  • Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government
Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government

With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France on Tuesday, possibly to bask in the popularity of Emmanuel Macron , who last month swept to victory in a presidential contest. Sinn Fein , the SDLP and Alliance have all said that the Tory Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not continue to chair talks aim...

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  • US banned cladding that was used on Grenfell Tower
US banned cladding that was used on Grenfell Tower

The cause of the fire is under investigation, and authorities have refused to speculate on what could have started the blaze. Vanezis said the best chance to identify victims may be if firefighters find bits of teeth or bone, medical devices like pacemakers or artificial implants.

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  • Angry residents attack Tory politican after PM snubs Grenfell Tower fire victims
Angry residents attack Tory politican after PM snubs Grenfell Tower fire victims

Specially trained dogs were being brought in to aid the search. The blaze early Wednesday in the 24-story building in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing.

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  • Hammond: pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks
Hammond: pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

On Brexit, Mrs Foster said the DUP wanted to see "a sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". "As we enter negotiations next week we will do so in a spirit of honest cooperation taking a pragmatic approach to trying to find a solution that works both for the United Kingdom and for the European Union 27", he said.

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  • Scalise's Condition; Details Injuries
Scalise's Condition; Details Injuries

The annual Congressional Baseball Game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, will be played Thursday despite Wednesday's shooting at the GOP squad's practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "It's an emotional time and it was a time the president wanted to show his support for the congressman and the other victims", Sanders ...

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  • Calls for Victims' Legal Rights in London Tower Fire Public Inquiry
Calls for Victims' Legal Rights in London Tower Fire Public Inquiry

One of 30 known victims died in hospital. Entire families are still missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. The many questions being asked now include whether a "stay put" fire protocol, which called for residents to remain in their apartments if there was a fire elsewhere in the building, might have turned a lethal fire even more deadl...

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  • Hodgkinson, the Alexandria shooter, was living in van, called a 'loner'
Hodgkinson, the Alexandria shooter, was living in van, called a 'loner'

A Capitol Police officer was also injured in the incident. As the Tribune notes , a Facebook page that looks to be that of Sue Hodgkinson was still online as of Friday morning, attracting comments both supportive and vitriolic. "I just wanted people to know he wasn't evil". "He never bothered anybody that I knew of", Guetterman said, s...

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  • Trump returns to Florida to unveil Cuba policy
Trump returns to Florida to unveil Cuba policy

However, Trump, in a complete reversal, asserted that he will not lift sanctions on Cuba unless it releases all political prisoners and respects freedoms. "I'm anxious", Yanko Maceda said. Trump had previously said he supported restoring diplomatic relations but wished the USA had negotiated a better deal.

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