• Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond is the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. Barton, a Republican from Texas and the team's manager, joked that his players "wouldn't be this nice next year". Republican Chuck Fleischmann of Tennessee scored in the first innings, enjoying a different sort of adrenaline than the one he experience...

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  • In Kabul, anger against Afghan government touches off deadly street clashes
In Kabul, anger against Afghan government touches off deadly street clashes

At least 20 people were killed and almost 90 wounded when three consecutive explosions rocked Kabul city during of Senator Ezadyar's son's funeral. "Many people have been killed and wounded at the funeral of Salim Ezadyar", Abdul Wudood, son of a prominent Afghan politician, told AFP .

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  • Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course
Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course

It wasn't clear whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports this week that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month. But Senate investigators continue to press other top officials of the U.S. Intelligence Community for details ab...

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  • Ignatius: Trump should ignore friends and leave Mueller in place
Ignatius: Trump should ignore friends and leave Mueller in place

He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. Chief of Staff Reince Preibus-considered a casualty-in-waiting in a supposedly imminent White House staff shake up-is virulently opposed to the idea, the Times rep...

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  • Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby's criminal trial as jury deadlocks
Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby's criminal trial as jury deadlocks

The judge sought to comfort the jurors, at least one of whom fought back tears, calling their epic deliberation "one of the more courageous acts, one of the more selfless acts that I've seen in the justice system". Constand "has shown such courage through this, and we are in awe of what she has done", Steele said. "I get emotional how hard you've...

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  • London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say
London blaze likely killed at least 58, police say

The search for remains had been paused because of safety concerns but has resumed. Police surrounded May as she left a church Friday following the meeting with survivors and protesters shouted "Shame on you!" and "Coward!" Twenty firefighters and four fire engines remained at Grenfell Tower throughout last night (local time), the London Fir...

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  • Firefighter says something went 'seriously wrong' for Grenfell Tower fire to spread
Firefighter says something went 'seriously wrong' for Grenfell Tower fire to spread

A tenant group had complained for years about the risk of a fire in the building, owned by the local government in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The focus of criticism is on the cladding fitted to external walls of the 1974 tower as part of a £8.7 million ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) refit completed past year.

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  • Celebrity reaction to the mistrial in Bill Cosby's trial
Celebrity reaction to the mistrial in Bill Cosby's trial

Moments after the declared mistrial was a text with one simple image - an emoji of two hands pressed together in prayer. He would sometimes give her a thumbs up as a trusted aide helped him in to his suit jacket, a routine that seemed created to project frailty.

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  • Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit
Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

The Tories lost four seats by 30 votes or fewer. It is time Labour also recognised the new political landscape, the risky consequences of an outdated voting system, and made a firm commitment to electoral reform. A government formed on this basis can only be reactionary and can only be unstable, especially with its slender majority. One thing is ...

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  • Despite Clinton impeachment vote, Gingrich says President 'cannot obstruct justice'
Despite Clinton impeachment vote, Gingrich says President 'cannot obstruct justice'

Gingrich was not the only one to say this, former White House chief strategist for the Bush administration Karl Rove holds the same views on Mueller. "Technically, the President of the United States can not obstruct justice", Gingrich said at the National Press Club in an event to promote his new book, " Understanding Trump ".

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  • Bodies of missing US Navy sailors found inside ship, US Navy says
Bodies of missing US Navy sailors found inside ship, US Navy says

The commander and two sailors were injured. A Navy official said the point of impact was where crucial communications equipment was located, knocking out ship-to-shore and other forms of communication on the ship and forcing the crew to revert to the use of satellite phones.

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  • Labour needs to develop 'viable policies', says party donor
Labour needs to develop 'viable policies', says party donor

Corbyn engaged with young people not by slick suits and glitzy photoshoots, but by actually addressing their concerns and making them a part of his vision for Britain. "I can't see how I or my parents would have that under the plans outlined in Theresa May's manifesto". The people who are inspired by Jeremy Corbyn are not aliens from another sola...

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  • Search continues for USA sailors after ship crash off Japan
Search continues for USA sailors after ship crash off Japan

The USS Fitzgerald and the civilian ship collided at 2:30 a.m. local time Saturday, causing damage to the Fitzgerald's forward starboard side. An investigation was under way to determine what caused the night-time collision between the destroyer and the container ship.

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  • USA destroyer back in port after collision; 7 sailors still missing
USA destroyer back in port after collision; 7 sailors still missing

Investigators now face trying to determine how a sophisticated USA warship collided with a container ship four times its size. At least three other Navy sailors were injured in the collision. Nippon Yusen K.K., the Japanese shipping company that operates the container ship that collided with a U.S. Navy destroyer, says its 20-member cre...

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  • LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals
LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals

The reports did not specifically cite President Trump as a reason, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Stephen Curry have been particularly critical of Trump since the election. "Y'all might write about it". We lost two of them. In the context of keeping the team together, if there are decisions that need to be made, well talk about it for...

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  • Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

Authorities believe the 66-year-old had been living out of a van in northern Virginia since March after leaving his southern IL home . Authorities are investigating the incident but have not identified a motive. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democra...

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  • Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island
Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

In Havana, Cuba's government criticised the new restrictions on ties with the USA that were announced by Trump, but reiterated its willingness to hold a "respectful dialogue" with Washington. The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to USA soil but was terminated under Obama, will remain terminated.

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  • Things We Noticed in WONDER WOMAN
Things We Noticed in WONDER WOMAN

Many felt that a female director would not be able to "handle" a massive action film. Despite all of that, I feared that maybe the world wasn't ready for a movie like Wonder Woman . I made Wonder Woman . "I was like, "I need her to see some brutality". According to the Hollywood Reporter , Jenkins impressed the studio so much that they a...

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  • Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer
Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer

Israeli police said no connection had been found between the three Palestinians who carried out the fatal attack and any organisation. Police on Sultan Suleiman Street came under attack with knives and guns in two different but close venues.

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  • United Nations chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations
United Nations chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume negotiations

He spoke of the generation after generation of those who he said have been "compelled to grow up and live in ever more crowded refugee camps, many in abject poverty, and with little or no prospect of a better life for their children". Scores of former Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel and living in the Gaza Strip said on Sunday their stipends f...

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