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Author: 0 Trump Tweets He's The Subject Of A 'Witch Hunt'

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, has reported that the special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for a possible obstruction of justice as part of the widening probe, which Trump previously blasted as "phony".

Author: 0 President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims

Doctors said the bullet traveled across his pelvis fracturing bones and injured internal organs, causing the loss of a lot of blood. Thought the game will go on, Majority Whip Steve Scalise, remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , a level 1 trauma center.

Author: 0 Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

U.S. Capitol Police officer David Bailey , who was wounded in the shooting while protecting members of Congress, threw the first pitch . "Tonight we're all team Scalise", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said. "As far as winning and losing, I think that's far from anybody's mind right now", he said. He added that Scalise would be in the hospital "for some time" and would need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged.

Author: 0 US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

Lobbyist Matt Mika, who was also shot multiple times and critically wounded, has undergone additional surgery and doctors expect a full recovery, his family said Saturday. Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter. "We've had a very, very divided country for many years", Trump said.

Global London fire: 58 missing presumed dead
Author: 0 London fire: 58 missing presumed dead

He also said that there was no evidence that the fire was started deliberately. Grief turned to outrage Friday amid reports that materials used in the building's renovation could have fueled the i. "When you have a fire that takes hold like that, that is literally an inferno". There has been growing public anger at the government's initial response to the disaster's aftermath and reports that external paneling put up during a recent renovation contributed to the flames' rapid spread.

Global De Blasio: BiB is making big 'gains'
Author: 0 De Blasio: BiB is making big 'gains'

The initiative will focus largely on "good-paying" jobs that carry salaries of more than $50,000 per year. The mayor held today's announcement at SecurityScorecard, a security rating platform located in New York City. Ms. Wylde, who has long served as a prominent liaison between City Hall and the business community, said she hadn't received an invitation to the news conference and hadn't seen the final plan.

Author: 0 At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

The new figure of 58 includes the 30 that had already been announced . Prime Minister Theresa May's government earlier sought to quell anger over the fire, pledging to support the victims of the blaze after protesters jeered her when she visited local residents.

Author: 0 London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

Scuffles broke out near the building, with demonstrators chanting "we want justice!" as they surged toward the doors. Commander Stuart Cundy said "my heart goes out to those affected". London MP David Lammy made a demand Friday for people to be arrested for the crime of corporate manslaughter . A firefighter who battled an intense blaze devouring a 24-storey apartment building in London has been left wishing he did more.

Author: 0 South Africa supports mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

It was also meant to have a security component, with a defense council to coordinate military matters. Qatar said the official news agency which reported the comments was hacked - and on June 6, United States officials told CNN that USA investigators believe Russian hackers were behind it.

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader arrested as protests rage

OVD-Info said more than 700 people were taken into custody in Moscow and more than 500 detained in St Petersburg, while state media put the number detained in Moscow at 200. For that reason, he said he was unilaterally switching the venue to Tverskaya Street, Moscow's main avenue near the Kremlin. Russian police said Navalny was arrested for "failing to follow police orders and violating public order", according to the Guardian .

Author: 0 Syrian army declares 2-day combat cessation in southern city

Another track of talks brokered by Russian Federation - a key Assad ally - has also been happening in Astana since January. The U.S. State Department released a statement in response to the ceasefire, welcoming a reduction in hostilities but promising Assad's regime would be judged "by the results not the words".

Author: 0 Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Some 600 firefighters were trying to put out the fires, which started Saturday. Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". Portugal was coping with a severe heatwave on Saturday, with temperatures exceeding 40C in several regions. He also said a period of national mourning would be announced shortly.

Author: 0 Cooper: Something for Russia, Iran, Trump

Senators said the tougher tack against Russian Federation would help force them to ease hostilities against Ukraine, permit a negotiated settlement in the Syrian civil war and dissuade them from attempting to hack USA institutions and political groups in the future, as it's widely believed they did during the campaign a year ago.

Global Xi snubs Sharif in Astana over China duo's killing in Pakistan
Author: 0 Xi snubs Sharif in Astana over China duo's killing in Pakistan

Modi stressed on coordinated efforts to fight the menace of terrorism , including radicalisation, recruitment, training and financing of terrorists. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted talks with the President of Afghanistan , Ashraf Ghani and expressed solidarity and complete support to the country in "resolutely and effectively" combating the challenge of terrorism.

Author: 0 'Trump under probe for obstructing justice'

Aides said that the President had made a decision to take matters into his own hands and believed he was his own best defender in the escalating crisis surrounding the White House . Rosenstein was acting, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from acting in the Russia investigation after it was revealed he had held two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before the November 8, 2016 election.

Author: 0 Britain says Brexit talks to start Monday

The EU's executive Commission said in a statement Friday that the first round of negotiations in Brussels will be part of a "sequenced approach to the talks". She has really hacked off the parliamentary party for obvious reasons. In a sign of confusion at the very top of government, May's office late Saturday had to backtrack on a statement that it had reached a deal with the DUP over forming a loose alliance to support a new government.

Global Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike
Author: 0 Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

Minutes after midnight of the said date, an airstrike was done near Raqqa in Syria , where Russian Federation believes a gathering of around 30 ISIS leaders and 300 militants took place. There has been no official comment from Syria's government, the BBC reported. "Lately, Baghdadi has only been ISIS' image, while the actual leadership of the organization in Syria and Iraq is in the hands of a 12-member council that plans and orders everything related to the group", the ...

Author: 0 Foster calls on Sinn Féin 'to tango' with DUP in talks

Foster said talks with May would continue into next week. Leo Varadkar made his comments after meeting with the leader of the DUP which is in talks to keep May in power. "I think there will be pressure for a softer Brexit", Mr Cameron added, saying that Parliament now "deserves a say" on the issue. Mr Adams said he was pushing the Taoiseach to raise the prospects with London of a border poll within five years on the future of the North and prospective Irish re-unification.

Global Theresa May to meet five Northern Ireland parties
Author: 0 Theresa May to meet five Northern Ireland parties

Foster added: "I know people want to talk about soft Brexit , hard Brexit, all of these sorts of things, but what we want to see is a sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". "I think there is a unity of objective among people in the United Kingdom", May said following a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday.

Global GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks
Author: 0 GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks

The gunman, identified by a senior US official as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Ill., died of his injuries. Today, The Daily Caller published an exclusive story about a list found in James Hodgkinson's pocket after police brought him down.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

The Justice Department sent Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to testify about the budget instead. The reports started when a friend of the president's, Chris Ruddy , told reporters that the president was considering Mueller's termination.

Author: 0 Militants offer 'gun salute' at LeT commander's funeral in Kashmir

At least six policemen, including a Station House Officer, were killed in a militant ambush on a police party near Achabal town in south Kashmir, police sources said. Train services between Srinagar and Banihal via Pulwama, Anantnag and Qazigund have been suspended. "This included the killing of a police constable at Bogund in Kulgam on Thursday; an attack on a police squad at Mirbazar, where police officer Mehmood attained martyrdom; and the killing of an assistant sub-inspector and a ...

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Author: 0 Star-studded "One Love Manchester" raises £2million+

Manchester tattoo artists launched the Manchester tattoo fundraiser, where bee tattoos would be done for £50, with proceeds going to the families of victims of the attack. She thanked the crowd for their continued love and strength and said, "I want to thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong".

Author: 0 European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks

The UK is considering sweetening its offer to Brussels over European Union citizens' rights by allowing them to bring non-EU spouses into the UK after Brexit , The Telegraph can reveal. In Luxembourg, Britain's finance minister said that protecting jobs and the economy should be the main focus in upcoming discussions. "There is no Brexit bill".

Author: 0 Theresa May avoids questions on personal response to Grenfell disaster

I can confirm that a 5 million pound ($6 million) emergency fund that I announced yesterday is now being distributed on the ground so people can buy clothes, food and other essentials. Protesters gathered to call for help for the residents of the burned building, and the BBC reports that dozens of people " stormed Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall with a list of demands".

Author: 0 Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller — WashPost

The president launched his latest tweetstorm Friday morning, during which he once again blasted the mainstream media, described the probes of his administration as a " witch hunt " and seemingly confirmed that he is now under investigation .

Author: 0 Philippine soldiers killed by 'friendly fire'

More than 3,000 soldiers, marines and air force personnel are involved in the fighting, backed by more than 30 assault aircraft, military officials said . He said there was no indication they would surrender or flee, and could not say when the military operation would finish as fears over civilian casualties mounted.

Author: 0 Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

The rifle blast to Scalise's left hip, as he stood near second base, caused "substantial damage" to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation".

Author: 0 Bill Cosby faces retrial on sexual assault charges

The jurors - because of pretrial publicity in the Philadelphia area, the jurors were drawn from Pittsburgh. District attorney Kevin Steele said he plans to take Cosby back to court, and do it as soon as possible. He elaborated later at a press conference, saying Constand "deserves a verdict" on the charges. The judge overseeing the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania , US, has declared a mistrial.

Global Senate Votes 98-2 to Impose New Sanctions on Iran, Russia
Author: 0 Senate Votes 98-2 to Impose New Sanctions on Iran, Russia

Lawmakers said they're responding to Russia's involvement in Ukraine and meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, and to Iran's development of a ballistic missile program, support for terrorism and violations of human rights. "We must take our own side in this fight, not as Republicans, not as Democrats, but as Americans", McCain said. The lower House of Representatives must still approve the bill before it would reach Trump's desk.

Global Low turnout but big majority ahead for Macron
Author: 0 Low turnout but big majority ahead for Macron

To win a seat in the first round of voting, candidates have to win more than half of the votes, which must account for at least a quarter of the registered voters. The projections from Sunday's voting show Macron's Republic on the Move movement is in strong position to win the decisive second round vote June 18.

Author: 0 Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

The comments came after a weekend of drama that cost May her two closest aides as criticism mounted over the prime minister's missteps in an election she had hoped would strengthen her parliamentary authority before looming Brexit talks with Brussels .

Author: 0 Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists

The party, led by Arlene Foster , has blocked same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland and counts openly homophobic ministers among its ranks. "Bringing stability to the United Kingdom government in and around issues around Brexit, obviously around counter-terrorism, and then doing what's right for Northern Ireland in respect of economic matters".

Author: 0 In tweets, Trump confirms he's under investigation

President Donald Trump has appeared to acknowledge he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the United States election. Vice-President Mike Pence has hired an outside lawyer to handle his response to inquiries into possible ties between President Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Anger erupts in London over tower's feared renovation flaws

The police chief said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May has been criticised for her hands-off approach to the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, after visiting the scene of the council block blaze on June 15.

Author: 0 Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

House Majority Whip Scalise, 51, was shot in the hip by a rifle-welding critic of the president who sprayed bullets on U.S. lawmakers practising for an annual baseball game in the Washington suburb of Alexandria. Members of a contentious and polarized Congress used the backdrop of baseball to demonstrate that Americans are more united than divided on issues.

Author: 0 Why did younger voters back Corbyn's Labour in the General Election?

While some would love to cart us all off to the gulag, that's not the best way for Labour to make progress. There was Jeremy Corbyn celebrating Labour's famous victory and his shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry, was making plans for the Queen's Speech and boasting of forming the next government .

Author: 0 Korea is in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, doctors say

Fred Warmbier addressed the media from Wyoming High School, where his son graduated. They say that he suffered from botulism and then took a sleeping pill and that he had been in his current state since then. He was medically evacuated from the country and arrived in Cincinnati late Tuesday. The group landed in Beijing Capital International Airport, but when their tour guide called a colleague, who was with Warmbier still in North Korea , he said he couldn't travel because he felt ill.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby criminal case: 'Mistrial' declared

Jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial have returned for a fifth day of deliberations. The trial of Bill Cosby on sexual-assault charges has been declared a mistrial . He reminded prosecutors and the defence that "a mistrial is neither vindication nor victory for anybody". Cosby said in a 2006 deposition that he got seven prescriptions for the powerful sedative in the 1970s.

Author: 0 For Bill Cosby, 2nd sex assault trial ahead

Under Pennsylvania's speedy trial law, the new trial should be set within 365 days, and Steele has promised to move as fast as possible. "Those of us who came forward to speak our collective truth about what he did to us owe a debt of gratitude to Andrea Constand for her leadership and courage in demanding justice".

Author: 0 Firing Mueller would be a stupid, reckless act even for Trump

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said via email, "Chris speaks for himself". And all of his answers seemed intended as a signal that to fire Mueller without an extremely good reason, Trump would have to fire him too. Several White House officials and Trump associates insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the president's views of the unfolding investigation. Even though it is reported that the president understands how risky firing Mueller will be, those close to him feel ...

Author: 0 Israeli policewoman stabbed to death in Jerusalem

Staff Sgt. Hadas Malka , 23, died shortly after being evacuated in critical condition to Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital on Mt. Scopus. One of the attackers reportedly was holding a gun, but it jammed. A police spokesperson said that the three terrorists were "shot and killed" following the attacks. "During Ramadan there are large numbers of (Palestinian) youths who enter without permits, they take advantage of Ramadan to be in Jerusalem ", Halevy told media at the scene of the attack.

Author: 0 Trump Again Undermines His Own Legal Argument

The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway criticized President Donald Trump's tweets about the administration's temporary travel ban on Monday, saying they were undercutting the Justice Department's ability to defend his policies.

Author: 0 Inquest opens into London Bridge attacks

The Duchess arrived at the hospital in south-east London just before 2pm GMT where she was greeted by the hospital's Chief Executive, Nick Moberly, and Medical Director Professor Julia Wendon. Kate asked the staff if despite being trained for such events, it was hard to deal with the incident. She elaborated further and said the aim of the terrorists is to create a split in society and pitch communities against each other.

Global Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political
Author: 0 Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political

Multiple House Republicans said that there was no discussion about the special counsel at the weekly GOP meeting. Karl Rove warns in WSJ oped today " special counsels can run amok". Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior declined to comment on the possibility of Trump seeking to remove Mueller. Mr Ruddy appeared to be basing his remarks, at least in part, on comments from Jay Sekulow, a member of Mr Trump's legal team, who told ABC in an interview on Sunday that he was "not going to ...

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