• Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep
Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep

The shot fired at Scalise left perhaps hundreds of bullet fragments internally, many of which may never be removed because surgery might be more unsafe than leaving them in place, Sava said . The Illinois congressman grew emotional as he described seeing his colleague, Rep. Steve Scalise , lying motionless on the ground. On behalf of Steve an...

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  • Confederations Cup: Euro champions Portugal aim for more glory
Confederations Cup: Euro champions Portugal aim for more glory

He would nearly certainly secure the prize if he can help Portugal win the Confederations Cup, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. Group B action begins Sunday when Cameroon play Chile in Moscow, while Germany meet Australia in Sochi on Monday.

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  • Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery
Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

While President Donald Trump visited the MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Mr Scalise is being treated, he did not speak directly to the Louisiana congressman. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the cerem...

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  • Apprenticeships will fill the jobs gap
Apprenticeships will fill the jobs gap

Mr Mueller was named as a special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , eight days after Mr Comey's dismissal to lead the Russian Federation investigation. Keep in mind that two of the people Mueller is said to be interviewing - Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, and Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the head of the Nationa...

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  • Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy
Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy

U.S. president Donald Trump has thrust America and Cuba back on a path towards open hostility with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican, says President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy closes off a potentially lucrative market for American farmers.

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  • London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids
London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids

Three militants rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge last Saturday (June 3) before going on the rampage through the bustling Borough Market area where they slit throats and stabbed people. "At that point, I didn't know if the shots were us or potentially the attackers ". Police said they found a copy of the Quran opened at a pa...

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  • Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated
Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign. As Mueller assembles his investigative team, statements by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy this week set off new questions. Mr Comey testified under oath that...

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  • Arkansas US Senator Tom Cotton comments on Congressional baseball practice
Arkansas US Senator Tom Cotton comments on Congressional baseball practice

Richmond told reporters he asked to talk to Ryan about security concerns in part because members of the Congressional Black Caucus, which he chairs, have been targets of threats. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. He had found an entry wound for the bullet, but couldn't find the exit wound, and was concerned about internal injuries.

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  • Trump confirms probe over Comey firing
Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

As the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning Mueller's credibility and floating the idea he may be fired. Supporters of Trump condemned the news leaks regarding the new investigation. It was not clear why he attributed the report to an Federal Bureau of Investigation leak.

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  • US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling
US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice . An hour later he claimed: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted peop...

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  • DUP pact could jeopardise peace deal, warns Major
DUP pact could jeopardise peace deal, warns Major

Some Tories - including ex-PM John Major - have been alarmed that an arrangement with the DUP would harm the Good Friday Agreement by undermining the United Kingdom government's claim to be impartial. The listing of four policy areas where the parties are in agreement suggests a final deal may go further than a basic confidence and supply arran...

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  • US congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting
US congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuri...

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  • Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'
Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time , possibly weeks. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., speaks to the media following the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol...

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  • Brexit negotiations with European Union to begin on Monday: Britain
Brexit negotiations with European Union to begin on Monday: Britain

Mr Frazer added that he came to Dundalk to let Sinn Féin know that "we haven't gone away and have no intention of going away". "We don't believe that any deal between the DUP here and the English Tories will be good for the people here", Mr Adams said.

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  • United States top diplomat asks for
United States top diplomat asks for "flexibility" as Congress passes new Russian Federation sanctions

The official went on to emphasize that "the Palestinian Authority continues to praise, incite and encourage terrorism with these payments". In all, the Trump proposal cuts about 32 percent from USA diplomacy and aid budgets , or almost $19 billion.

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  • Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban
Donald Trump condemns Justice Department over 'watered down' travel ban

Pelosi was asked what Trump meant by his comments calling for the enforcement of a ban on travel to the USA from several Muslim-majority countries. In fact, only hours before George Conway's tweet , Kellyanne Conway was defending Trump on NBC's "Today" show , telling anchors they had an "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitt...

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  • Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire
Protests in London erupt at town hall over high-rise fire

Anger following the London high-rise rise fire that killed at least 30 people boiled over Friday with protests erupting in at least two places in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Whole families are said to be among the missing, including Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Z...

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  • Trump holds freaky praise-filled Cabinet meeting
Trump holds freaky praise-filled Cabinet meeting

Still, Trump's Cabinet meeting struck reporters who attended as particularly odd and freaky - because after the president spoke, he had each of the Cabinet members around the table briefly speak too, and their comments often included praise for the president.

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  • Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland
Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

Addressing the Dail (Irish parliament), after his election, Varadkar said, "I've been elected to lead but I promise to serve". Fine Gael elected Varadkar, a trained doctor, as its leader in early June. He has pledged to introduce a less ambitious debt reduction target than the one set by Kenny's government past year and lobby the European Union...

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  • APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation
APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded that the Palestinians, who view prisoners as national heroes, stop paying stipends to them and their families, and USA lawmakers have warned that Palestinian funding could be cut off unless Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas halts the practice.

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