Cathy Camper, of Tacoma, Wash. wears a stars-and-stripes cowboy hat as she protests against Islamic law at a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in Seattle , as counter-protesters demonstrate across the street. Those opposed to Islamic law were also staunch Trump supporters. Three people were arrested at Occidental Park when Seattle Police say a large fight broke out after two competing protests rallied and marched this afternoon.
After accepting it gracefully, Mr Barton cracked: "Next year we won't be so nice". Law enforcement investigators released Hodgkinson's identity shortly after the Wednesday morning shooting that sent House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La, and three other people to the hospital.
Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith said his officials were reasonably confident that banned products had not been used in high-rise structures. Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said the lingering threat had also hampered the process of recovering bodies. More grief and anger in London over a massive apartment fire.
Once the prosecution rests, which is expected shortly, the defense will present its case. She also said a survivor might not remember every detail of an assault , like how long it lasted or the date, but can remember parts of it like "how someone's tongue felt in their mouth", for example.
Scalise was still in critical condition Thursday night after another surgery, "but has improved in the last 24 hours", according to a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center . The others wounded were a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist. Many lawmakers in both parties, as well as the President, called for unity after the shooting .
A specialist fire investigation team has identified what is believed to have been the flat where the fire began, reportedly caused by an exploding fridge. Residents of the huge Grenfell public housing complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people , said their warnings about possible fire risks had been ignored for years.
The ministry said that it is working to verify "by various means" whether the notorious jihadist leader was among dozens of IS leaders killed on a May 28 airstrike south of Raqqa which targeted a meeting of the group's top officials. Russian forces support the Syrian government which is fighting against Islamic State mainly from the west, while a USA -led coalition supports Iraqi government forces fighting against Islamic State from the east.
The US Defense Secretary James Mattis has told lawmakers that the US President Donald Trump has authorized him to decide on troop levels in Afghanistan . As for strategy, Mattis said the administration's war approach is being developed in a broader context that includes Afghanistan's neighbors, Iran and Pakistan , as well as India .
London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton meanwhile has said that a structural engineer is monitoring the stability of the building. Later, in a televised recording made away from the scene, the prime minister announced the setting up of a public inquiry into the fire, which spread with a ferocity and speed that firefighters had not expected.
The new sanctions, passed by a 98-2 vote, was also so far one of the strongest US congressional responses to alleged Russian meddling of the 2016 USA presidential election. However, he would have to reject new sanctions against Iran, which he supports, to derail the latest congressional effort to punish Russian Federation.
He had been fielding balls at second base when he was hit, and dragged himself away from the infield, leaving a trail of blood until colleagues could rush to his aid. More than $1 million has been raised for Congressional Sports for Charity so far, the game's organizers announced. "He was living out of the gym bag", Mr Euille said.
A sign in the crowd proclaimed "ONE FAMILY" and the announcer's mention of Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday, brought the masses to their feet. "I literally ran for my life and jumped in the dugout into Congressman Williams' arms", he said. "We had nothing but baseball bats to fight back against a rifle with", Alabama Rep.
The Trump administration now refers all requests for comment on the Russian Federation investigation to Trump's outside attorney, Marc Kasowitz. Yet, for a public that is eager to get to the bottom of the investigation into the hacking of a critical election, the pace moves too slowly, mainly due to the allegiance of public officials to President Trump instead of the welfare of our democracy.
Said Ryan: "I know Bob Mueller ". A source close to the President said Trump is being counseled to steer clear of such a dramatic move like firing the special counsel. "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". Needless to say, Ruddy's comments caused quite a stir, but top Trump administration officials were out in force t0 claim the statement isn't true.
The video, shared by Raina Ibrham, who speaks in English and Arabic , shows an apartment door being opened to reveal a dark, smoke-filled corridor. Friends commenting on Facebook have posted prayers for her safety and urged Ms Ibrham to call them.
The jackpot is the 10th largest jackpot in American lottery history, according to the L.A. Times . The winning numbers were: 20, 26, 32, 28, 58, Powerball: 3, according to the statement. Both amounts do not figure in a deduction for taxes. "We will not know who California's latest Powerball victor is until at least Monday morning at 8 a.m".
After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr. - The local council says it has enough donations for the survivors. The blaze in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing.
She had never been a college president when she was hired in 2007, previously serving as dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. Black students have demanded greater diversity on a campus where some say they feel isolated. The men's soccer team was suspended a year ago after a "scouting report" assigning female athletes sexual positions was discovered.
The Prime Minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit . "Over the next five years build a country in which no one and no community is left behind, a country in which prosperity and opportunity are shared across this United Kingdom".
He explained he'll be there because of the capitol police officers who saved his life. Flake said he received a phone call from President Obama following the shooting. Flake recounted the harrowing moments after Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise was shot. "Gratefully, they were there", Flake said of the officers.
Gianna Constand , the accuser's fiercely protective mother, testified that Cosby apologized over the phone to her and her daughter and offered to pay for her schooling. The statement continued: "There was a news story of a high profile individual, who was accused of drugging women and sexually assaulting them". This afternoon, the jury wanted to hear Constand's testimony about the night of the incident.
In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions contradicted former FBI Director James Comey's testimony from last week . Five people briefed on the requests, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, said Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligence, Adm.
Essentially, Judy, what the Senate is saying here is, we think Congress should set Russian Federation policy now, not the president. Former President Barack responded to Russia's attempts to influence the presidential election by imposing sanctions on the country and seizing two USA -based facilities reportedly used by Russian intelligence for surveillance purposes.
US Senators on Wednesday voted to approve a measure that would expand sanctions on Russian Federation and limit the president's ability to lift restrictions. Republicans Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky were the only "no" votes. If the Trump administration decides to oppose the new sanctions, they could be in a bind.
The Philippine military on June 15 arrested Mohammad Noaim Maute, a senior member of the Islamic State-backed militant group Maute it is fighting in Marawi city , the southern island of Mindanao. "Dead bodies, at least 100, are scattered around the encounter area", Adiong said. "We hid anywhere we could". Harvey said though there had been a few bullets hit the road in front of their crew when they had been closer to the fighting, they were a long way from the fighting when he was struck ...
It had been suggested the start of negotiations could be delayed by the failure of any party to win a House of Commons majority at last week's General Election. Britain will be the first member state ever to leave the bloc. But speaking in Strasbourg, Guy Verhofstadt , the former Belgian Prime Minister, who is now responsible coordinating the European Union parliament's Brexit stance, suggested there would be a price to pay should Britain wish to remain in the bloc.
Trump and his wife, Melania , visited with Scalise late Wednesday. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she favors more money for the U.S. "He is grateful for the fearless actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues". Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., issued a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect".
He has received multiple units of blood transfusion. He is still in the ICU in critical condition. "We will provide periodic updates". Another victim, lobbyist Matt Mika , is in critical condition as of Thursday morning, according to a statement from his family.
Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce has not changed, but May has recognised that a broader consensus needs to be built for Brexit and has made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on the issue.
Looks like that fact changed shortly after Trump fired him for "that Russian Federation thing". Anti-Trumpers want him to drop the axe to show that Trump really is the norm-destroying ogre that they've suspected he was, ready to obstruct justice in Nixonian fashion within his first six months in office.
Three of Hodgkinson's five victims remain hospitalized, including Scalise, who is in critical condition after being shot in the hip; he needs to undergo another round of surgery. Also shot were a congressional staffer and members of the Capitol police force. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) was injured after diving into the dugout during the incident.
The government believes there are as many as 260,00 illicit weapons on the streets, and with the threat of extremist attacks and a spate of gangland shootings, it wants to minimise the danger. "There is no cost involved with handing in firearms or related items for destruction, and outside of the amnesty period, anyone caught with an unregistered firearm could face a fine of up to $280,000, up to 14 years in jail, and a criminal record", he said.
The search for residents of Grenfell Tower, which was ravaged by a fire in the early hours of yesterday morning, is still underway. "As a service, we would like to reassure our communities that this type of fire is rare and that high-rise buildings are created to resist fire, stop the spread of smoke and provide a safe means of escape".
One Capitol Hill police officer suffered a gunshot wound and another officer twisted an ankle and was released from a hospital, police said. Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home. One day after a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice for members of the Republican congressional delegation, the party's team will go forward with plans to play a squad of rival Democrats amid concerns over the intensity of the partisan fervor in the United States.
Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said some victims may remain unidentified and warned the process will likely take "a considerable period of time". Grenfell Tower is a 24-story public housing complex owned by the local government in the Kensington and Chelsea borough. Others gathered seeking news of the missing.
Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP , her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech. Ahead of the meeting with May, Sinn Fein Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said that any deal between the Conservatives and the DUP in Westminster can not be allowed to stand in the way of the Good Friday Agreement, which sets out the power-sharing process in Northern Ireland .
Kennedy ". The Secret Service said it does not have "audio copies or transcripts" of any recordings taken within the Trump White House, according to the Journal , which filed a freedom of information request. Trump has previously threatened to release tape recordings of his conversations, before being forced to admit such tapes did not exist. At a press conference Friday, Trump said he would reveal whether he had taped his conversations with Comey "in the very near future" and "over a ...
Minnesota has had a climate change strategy since the administration of Gov. Tim Pawlenty, and Dayton said last week that the state will continue to pursue the plan, which has greenhouse gas reduction goals that exceed those in the Paris agreement .
Grassley's office said the letter is in response to a recent letter from Feinstein requesting that the committee seek details from senior Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership about Comey's interactions with President Donald Trump before he was sacked.
Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment on Ruddy's remarks. JUDY WOODRUFF: Well, you mentioned the special counsel, Robert Mueller . But Comey did lay out facts that a prosecutor could use to try to prove obstruction, as NPR's Domenico Montanaro noted . Whilst the White House declared that Comey was sacked over his handling of the controversy of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, Trump contradicted the statement.
On Facebook , Hodgkinson was a member of a group called "Terminate the Republican Party", a fact that seemed to take on new meaning in light of an account from South Carolina Rep. Let me be clear as I can be. Sen. Sanders has released a statement about the shooter, saying "violence of any kind is unacceptable". The modest, rectangular clapboard farm house sits amid fields of young corn and budding soy.
A late-night Malaysian Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur was forced to return to Melbourne and make an emergency landing after a man threatened to blow up the plane. Dramatic photographs taken by other passengers on board the flight showed heavily armed security personnel boarding the plane after its return to Melbourne .
Majority Whip Steve Scalise is "in some trouble, but he's a great fighter and he's going to be OK, we hope", Trump said at the White House . The gunman, identified by law officials as James Hodgkinson, died after the shootout. Rep. Rodney Davis of downstate IL was just yards from the gunman who opened fire at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday morning, an attack he blames on the "hateful" tone of politics in the country.
South Korea is reporting a recent uptick in the number of defections from the North, though military defections don't occur very often. "I use this opportunity to once again urge the North". "Taking the initiative to create the conditions for dialogue will be the crux of the new administration's foreign policy and security", said an expert on inter-Korean relations who was part of Moon's presidential campaign.
But as much as that, it was a way for the good ol' boys club of the Senate to preserve its own testicular privilege-as their colleagues worked out a secret health care bill sure to strip health care options from women-even if, in the sexist language these senators might understand, Harris had the biggest balls of the them all.
Putin who could not resist poking fun at America said that Comey's release of records of his conversations with President Donald Trump equated to being an activist, like former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden , who lives in Russian Federation under asylum.
At 7:34AM ET, Newt Gingrich tweeted: "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Said Ryan: "I know Bob Mueller". The move would be Nixonian. But, what it does is take this special counsel investigation all the way into the Oval Office - a place where it hasn't gone before.
The Global Innovation Index ( GII ), co-authored by Cornell University , French business school Insead and the World Intellectual Property Organization ( WIPO ), surveys 127 economies, indexing their innovative activity by using metrics like patent filings, education spend and market sophistication.
Puerto Ricans will be presented with three options: Statehood, Independence/Free Association and Current Territorial Status (commonwealth). In 2012, the island opted for statehood, but Congress , the ultimate arbiter of the Puerto Rico's bid for statehood, never picked up the matter.
Therefore, if Comey is persecuted in United States that we would be ready to offer political asylum to former FBI Director. During the broadcast, Russian public television showed a string of questions critical of Putin on screen, with the unusual move drawing bemused comments online.