• Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball g
Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball g

He's a great ballplayer, and this is this very game that sparked a friendship with his home-state colleague Steve Scalise . One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game - to thunderous applause.

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over businesses
Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over businesses

Congressional Democrats argue they have standing because the Constitution's foreign emoluments clause bars the president from taking compensation from foreign governments without Congress' consent. The plaintiffs argue they have standing to sue because the clause says only Congress may approve foreign gifts and payments. This is not the...

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  • Did Trump Just Admit He's Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?
Did Trump Just Admit He's Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told President Trump privately: That is, that the president was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference", Kasowitz said . After a seven hour rest from Twitter, Trump then fired up again at his election rival. Dianne Feinstein says in a letter to Grassl...

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  • United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks 'pragmatic' Brexit
United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks 'pragmatic' Brexit

A week after May lost her majority in an election she had called in the hope of strengthening her hand in the talks, some fellow Conservatives want her to focus more on limiting the damage to business and less on cutting immigration and other ties to the European Union when Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019.

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  • Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul
Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. He had been charged with second-degree manslaughter and endangering safety by discharging a firearm in the shooting. Castile's death gathered widespread attention after his girlfriend broadcast the shooting's aftermath via Facebook Live.

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  • Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister
Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister

On Wednesday afternoon, Varadkar will meet President Michael D. Higgins to sign the papers that officially make him Prime Minister. Even though the center-right party tends to be more socially conservative, many of its top members supported Varadkar because of his personality, background, and political experience.

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  • Britain can stay in EU but perks will end: Verhofstadt
Britain can stay in EU but perks will end: Verhofstadt

He poured a massive bucket of cold water on the plan by the PM as she tries to hammer out a deal and shore up her ailing Government. "We also respect the other parties' mandates, we want to get back to an executive that has all the parties around the table to collectively take decisions".

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  • New York Times files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos
New York Times files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos

They include Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, and his former deputy director, Richard Ledget, the Post reported. Gingrich, the former House speaker whose wife is seeking Senate approval to become the USA ambassador to the Vatican, continued to defend Trump Thursday morning.

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  • Tories 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Lord Hain
Tories 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Lord Hain

A deal between the government and the Democratic Unionist party will not be announced on Wednesday because of the calamitous fire that engulfed a tower block in west London . Mrs Foster said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, ...

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  • UK Said to Accede to EU Demand Brexit Talks Tackle Split First
UK Said to Accede to EU Demand Brexit Talks Tackle Split First

Theresa May , the Prime Minister, wants Britain to leave both. "It is the only way to unite the country and strengthen our bargaining power with the European Union". May's finance minister, Philip Hammond , said on Friday that Britain should prioritise protecting jobs and economic growth. The talks are taking place three months after Prime Mini...

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  • The complex issues of the Russian Federation probe, special counsel
The complex issues of the Russian Federation probe, special counsel

There's also the fact that Trump admitted in a televised interview to firing the former FBI Director to end the Russian Federation probe, but why let that get in the way of things when you have a DOJ employee to kick around? All previous investigations have mostly been about Russia's meddling in the presidential election, and, as James Comey conf...

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  • North Korea releases imprisoned American student
North Korea releases imprisoned American student

The announcement comes as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman is paying a return visit to North Korea . Otto Warmbier , an American college student jailed in North Korea , has been released, according to his parents.

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  • London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100
London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100

Earlier the police figured the death toll at 30. Witnesses of Wednesday's disaster said some people jumped from their flats, while others saw babies and children being dropped into the arms of people below. Meanwhile, experts have said sprinklers could have been fitted in the tower but Nick Paget-Brown, the Tory leader of Kensington and Che...

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  • Almost $4 million raised for London fire victims
Almost $4 million raised for London fire victims

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Police officers stand in front of the The Grenfell Tower block that was destroyed by fire, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 16, 2017. The Guardian newspaper reported Friday that Omnis Exteriors supplied the aluminum composite material used in the cladding. "Contractor says that he met all the fire safet...

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  • United States working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson
United States working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson dialed back his assertion that the Palestinian Authority has "changed their policy" regarding payment of salaries to terrorists and their families during testimony before a committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

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  • Irish PM Varadkar to meet DUP and Sinn Féin
Irish PM Varadkar to meet DUP and Sinn Féin

In his first public comments since the election, the Chancellor said it was his "clear view" that most people want the talks to "prioritise protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity". "An arrangement at Westminster between two parties would not in any way alter or undermine the Belfast Agreement". "What would happen th...

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  • Korea: US Nuke Envoy's N. Korea Visit was Purely Humanitarian
Korea: US Nuke Envoy's N. Korea Visit was Purely Humanitarian

President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry. He had tearfully confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting. On the same trip, he suggested an American missionary was at fault for his own imprisonment in North Korea , remarks for which he later apologized. "I never, never should have allowed myself ...

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  • One Love Manchester ratings
One Love Manchester ratings

About 450,000 people donated money during the concert, which took place at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester and was streamed in 50 countries over YouTube, Twitter and Facebook . Over on ITV last night, The Queen film had 1.3 million viewers against the concert while Catchphrase had 1.7 million viewers. The single follows Grande's re...

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  • 'Amma petrol bunks' at 10 places across State soon
'Amma petrol bunks' at 10 places across State soon

Building on the legacy of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who unveiled various programmes under the brand "Amma'like the highly popular low-priced Amma canteens, Amma cements, Amma mineral water, Amma salt that became a huge hit among the people, the state government today chose to set up petrol bunks under the brand Amma in the godowns owned b...

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  • United Kingdom minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit
United Kingdom minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit

It could also delay the start of Brexit talks. "The Taoiseach (prime minister) raised the ongoing discussions on formation of a new government in London with the DUP , which is a matter for the parties represented at Westminster, but noted the need to avoid any outcome which could interfere with devolution and the prospects of re-establishing ...

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