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Author: 0 Trump tweets again, in defense of his tweeting

The Justice Department declined to comment on Friday. Among other roles, she was an official in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Policy under George W. On Thursday Trump derided a " witch hunt " against him, led by some "very bad" people. Trump may be referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who in a memo to Trump raised concerns over Comey's performance.

Author: 0 Brexit talks will reportedly begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

Neither Labour nor the Tories won a majority in the election, and both have lessons to learn. As a effect, Labour seems to have narrowed the difference in a manner that convinces some analysts that if an election was called today, the Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn will lead the Brexit negotiations in the coming days.

Local Scalise shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Author: 0 Scalise shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Investigators have not determined the goal of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. The alleged shooter, identified by police as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday morning after shooting Rep.

Author: 0 Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

He hinted that reporters would be "disappointed" in the answer. Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks

Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries. Rep. Steve Scalise is still in critical condition, but his health is improving, the Congressman's surgeon said two days after Scalise was shot at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game.

Author: 0 Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

Shane Lowry is the only Irish golfer now inside the projected cut mark of 1-over at the US Open as Day 2 unfolds. Casey is tied with Rickie Fowler at 7 under for the lead. McIlroy has played just six tournaments this year after battling through a rib injury but said pain was not to blame for his performance on Thursday.

Author: 0 Dem: We need to investigate whether Lynch gave cover to Clinton campaign

In late October, when then-FBI Director James Comey said he would reopen the Clinton email server investigation , Trump warned of the dangers of the sitting president being under investigation . In fact, Trump's Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the matter. We agree that an investigation is warranted. Let's start with Barack Obama/Eric Holder for Fast & Furious, Hillary Clinton for classified emails and the Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton /Loretta ...

Local Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery
Author: 0 Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery

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. "She's in good condition and she's in good spirits", Sava said . More than $1 million has been raised for Congressional Sports for Charity, and more than 20,000 tickets have been sold for the game, the organizers wrote on Facebook Thursday afternoon.

Author: 0 Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery

Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner , who was shot in the ankle, is also at Medstar Washington Hospital Center. "By playing tonight, you are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our democracy", Trump said.

Local Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry
Author: 0 Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russia inquiry

The somewhat vague tweet seems to refer to Rosenstein , who wrote a memo outlining an argument against former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. "That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president's oath of office". Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has some burning questions she'd like to ask of both former FBI director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions related to the obstruction of justice investigation into the Trump ...

Author: 0 'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied against Mueller and James Comey .

Local Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home
Author: 0 Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

A male suspect arrested in OH on Tuesday morning allegedly killed five people in a span of just 48 hours, including the parents of his ex-girlfriend. Authorities say the friend found the three Sunday night at a home in North Royalton , south of Cleveland. The mother's boyfriend Scott Plymale called 911 after the older daughter's boyfriend Dale Koster found the bodies , WOIO-TV reported.

Author: 0 Stars hit Twitter with outrage following Philando Castile death verdict

Castile had a license to carry a gun, but he hadn't told the officer that before the shooting took place. Valerie Castile said her son was murdered. She was praised for her split-second decision to stream the shooting's aftermath and her measured responses to Yanez, who had just fired shots into the vehicle and still had his gun out.

Local Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana
Author: 0 Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US - KXLH.com | Helena, Montana

A less severe heat advisory was issued Friday for the inland cities of Escondido, San Marcos, Poway, La Mesa, El Cajon and Santee. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur and the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a unsafe situation in which heat illnesses are likely.

Local Trump announces new restrictions on Cuba travel, business
Author: 0 Trump announces new restrictions on Cuba travel, business

But Trump said it's up to the Castro regime to decide if the US will lift its sanctions. July 2015: The US and Cuba reopen embassies in each other's capitals and restore full diplomatic ties. Now President Trump is changing the way Americans travel to the communist nation saying tourism funds the oppressive government. "All the (U.S.

Local Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
Author: 0 Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

Over one hundred years of history, and not cyncism, led me to correctly guess that there would be no justice for Philandro Castile or Lavish Reynolds , the mother of his children who videotaped the aftermath of the grisly scene of her man bleeding to death.

Local Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations
Author: 0 Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

The Treasury Department said individuals who bought an airline ticket or rented a room or auto before Trump's announcement could make additional travel-related purchases for that travel under the Obama policy, even if their trip to Cuba takes place after the new, stricter Trump regulations go into effect.

Author: 0 'Trump is considering firing Mueller as special counsel'

Mueller III. High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller , the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the US election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. Ruddy agrees that the move would be a wrong move, but dismissed the investigation Mueller is overseeing. And as Ruddy disclosed, he never said that he had met with Trump at the White House.

Author: 0 Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Speaking in Miami on Friday, Trump said Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". President Trump did not attend because, according to the White House, there wasn't enough time for the Secret Service to secure the area. He called for replacing "the attacks of hateful personal politics and resistance" with respect. Separately, Republicans also met behind closed doors before leaving Washington for the week.

Local Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group
Author: 0 Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group

Paco said if people want to help migrants who need emergency care they should call the first responders at Border Patrol. Paco said that the agency understands the mission of No More Deaths but doesn't condone their actions because it encourages illegal immigration.

Local This Is One of the Most Damning Messages From Michelle Carter's Trial
Author: 0 This Is One of the Most Damning Messages From Michelle Carter's Trial

The Commonwealth cited text messages from the weeks before Roy's death in which she repeatedly encouraged him to kill himself, and messages after his suicide in which she misled friends and family about her role in Roy's death and admitted to telling Roy to " get back in " his truck as it filled with carbon monoxide.

Author: 0 Steve Scalise 'in some trouble,' Trump says

The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington , where Republican lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m. Brooks said members of Scalise's security detail fired back with pistols at the shooter. Earlier Thursday, Republican lawmakers met behind closed doors to share reflections and pray.

Author: 0 Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

That was about $800,000 less than in the previous filing. The report shows Trump resigned from more than 500 positions, mostly just before his inauguration. The liabilities probably are much larger because five of the debts were worth more than $50 million. The White House did not make any statements about his net worth when his filing was posted Friday by the ethics office.

Author: 0 List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

Along with Brooks, Duncan, DeSantis, Flake and Paul, others on the field included Reps. Sue Hodgkinson did respond "probably" when a reporter asked if her husband was "fed up with the system", the St. And there's no evidence so far that they were purchased illegally. The FBI is still investigating the case and is looking through Hodgkinson's belongings, including his cellphone, computer and camera.

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

Republican congressman Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" after being shot at a baseball field but "he's going to be okay, we hope", Donald Trump said . The congressman will require more surgeries and will be in the hospital for "presumably weeks", Sava said . Reporters in Washington tracked Scalise's every hospital update and shared it on social media.

Author: 0 Cosby jury still deadlocked, to continue deliberating into weekend

But he said he'd let the jurors work as long as they wanted. Retorted the judge: "Why is anybody making a motion for mistrial when a jury says they're deliberating?" "What we've got now is jurors trying to overcome the will of other jurors by recapping the entire trial", McMonagle said.

Author: 0 Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

The gunman , identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Bellevile, Illinois, was killed in a firefight with police on Thursday after shooting at a party preparing for a congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. "The major initial risk to life is because of the hemorrhage", which doctors now have under control, Sava said. "And because of him, and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - he's having a hard time , far worse than anybody thought - our ...

Author: 0 Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein released a statement Thursday night warning Americans against believing news stories attributed to anonymous sources, hours before he appeared to be the target of a presidential tweetstorm . Mr Pence's office confirmed he had retained Richard Cullen , a former Virginia Attorney-General and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to assist "in responding to inquiries" from Mr Mueller.

Local Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood but turnout dismal
Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood but turnout dismal

Almost half a million Puerto Ricans voted for statehood compared to more than 7,600 who voted for free association/independence and almost 6,700 who wanted full independence. "We are worse off than I thought, in the sense that we don't give a damn what happens to this island", said Jose Miranda, a retired TV and radio producer who lived 30 years in the USA mainland and is returning because he believes life is better over there.

Author: 0 Will Donald Trump do the unthinkable and fire Bob Mueller?

Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy told PBS that Trump was considering getting rid of Mueller, and other Trump confidants ― most prominently former House Speaker Newt Gingrich ― have been airing criticisms of the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and questioning his objectivity.

Local Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter
Author: 0 Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

Carter, 20, cried silently in the MA courtroom as Judge Lawrence Moniz outlined the steps she took - and the ones she did not take - that led to Roy's death from carbon monoxide poisoning. That Roy may have died by suicide at a different time "is of no effect to this court's deliberations", Moniz said. "I did this to be finally happy, I don't feel like I belong here".

Local Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller
Author: 0 Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

Ruddy told PBS he thinks firing Mueller "would be a very significant mistake, even though I don't think there's a justification ... for a special counsel". "And I'm not going to speculate on what he will or will not do", Sekulow said. She asked whether he has seen "any evidence of good cause" to fire Mueller.

Author: 0 Chickasha pastor found burned to death Friday morning

Guests include Pastor Jimmy Stokes and Waterside Free Will Baptist Church and Pastor Gary Lee of Spirit and Truth Ministries. Hymn Singing , 7 p.m., Eternal Baptist Church, 623 Thomas Road, Madison Heights. Guests: Rev. Maurice Walker, Living Witness Missionary Baptist Church. Woodlawn Baptist Church , 2500 Westover Drive, will hold a community block party at Woodlawn Baptist Church to kick off VBS: "Passport to Peru" Monday-Thursday with dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Local Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
Author: 0 Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

The filmmaker died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times , citing Avildsen's eldest son. "I owe just about everything to John Avildsen". " The Karate Kid " was another surprise hit. After serving in the military, he made industrial films for companies and worked as an assistant to directors, including Otto Preminger before directing his first film in 1969, Turn On to Love .

Local Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

In another tweet earlier on Friday, Mr Trump had said: "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". He said the investigation could get dragged out if people of interest refuse to cooperate or if Trump uses executive privilege. A spokesman for the office of the special counsel declined to comment, and so did a representative for the director of National Intelligence.

Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

After operations over the past two days to control internal bleeding and stabilize his vital signs, Scalise's condition has improved, but he remains in the hospital's intensive care unit in critical condition, Salva said. President Donald Trump visited Scalise at the hospital Wednesday night and later said in a speech, "He's a great fighter and he's going to be OK, we hope".

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

The President's ally, and former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich , says he needs to reign in his online outbursts. On December 19 at 1:56PM, Gingrich voted to impeach President Clinton for obstruction of justice. "I think what we need to do is get all the facts out there", Blunt said on KMBZ local Missouri radio. "Mueller is surrounding himself with people that are conducting a witch hunt", said Gingrich.

Local Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile
Author: 0 Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

Mr Castile's death a year ago was a flash point in the debate over police treatment of black Americans in the country, after a string of videos showing police shooting unarmed black men had shocked the country and captured headlines. St. Anthony, located northwest of St. Paul, said in a statement on its website that "the public will best be served" if Yanez is no longer employed by the police department there.

Author: 0 40-pound catfish to be released following Penguins parade

The celebratory parade through downtown Pittsburgh . But making kids feel like this has got to be a pretty close second. Sherry is now a veteran, but Guentzel was filled with joy and soaking up every second of the excitement. Pittsburgh fans made sure to have the last laugh after the parade ended after watching several catfish land on their home ice in three games versus the Predators .

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

The congressman's vital signs have stabilized and his internal bleeding is under control, according to the doctor, who said Scalise's physicians were "encouraged" by his progress but remained cautious. "And because of him and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - and he's having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought - our country will perhaps become closer, more unified - so important".

Author: 0 Jury breaks with no verdict in officer's trial

Ramsey County District Judge William H. Leary III on Tuesday granted the jury's request to view again videos of the traffic stop, as captured by the dashboard camera in Yanez's squad vehicle, and the Facebook Live post of the shooting's bloody aftermath filmed by Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who was in the passenger seat next to him.

Author: 0 Trump Keeps Railing at Russia Probe; Kushner Deals Reportedly Draw Scrutiny

To review: Last month, Trump decided he wanted to fire James Comey because he disapproved of the FBI director's handling of the investigation into his campaign. President Donald Trump , not one to shy away from using Twitter , certainly isn't hesitating to tweet his feelings about news reports alleging that he's under federal investigation for obstruction of justice.

Local Almost 200 Democrats In Congress Are Suing Trump Over His Business Interests
Author: 0 Almost 200 Democrats In Congress Are Suing Trump Over His Business Interests

The emoluments clause states that an officeholder can not accept, without the consent of Congress , "any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state". Is Trump Profiting From Presidency? Lawsuits have also been filed by a government watchdog organization, by individual businesses that compete with Trump properties, and, this week, by the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia .

Author: 0 Minnesota Officer Acquitted In Shooting Of Philandro Castile

This combination of file photos show key figures in the manslaughter trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez in the July 2016 death of Philando Castile . Philando Castile's mother, Valerie Castile, said she was "mad as hell" with the verdict and called Yanez a "murderer". Gray said Yanez smelled marijuana, believed Castile matched the description of a recent robbery suspect and saw him grabbing a gun.

Author: 0 Play ball! Watch the Congressional Baseball Game live stream here

Scalise was shot in the hip during the Wednesday morning shooting. Numerous players in the congressional game Thursday night were wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school, as they assemble at Nationals Park in Washington .

Local Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile
Author: 0 Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile

According to Fox News 9 , this is the first time in Minnesota history that a police officer was charged for fatally shooting a citizen. Yanez pulled Castile over for a broken taillight July 6 in a St. Jurors in Ramsey County have found St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty on all counts. Today (June 16), the jury found Yanez not guilty of second-degree manslaughter, two felony counts of risky discharge of a firearm.

Local Rickie Fowler leads on day of highs and lows at US Open
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler leads on day of highs and lows at US Open

It's a nice comeback for Casey after he triple bogeyed the par-5 14th and shot 38 on the back nine. McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home ". "Our thoughts and prayers are with the pilot at this time", the USGA said in a statement. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine".