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American Student Released by North Korea


However, nothing should be read into this coincidence, given the timeline of theTrump administration's own prior initiatives leading to the release. A person who answered the phone at Warmbier's family's OH residence said: "No comment, thank you" and hung up. He says in a statement that the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of President Donald Trump. Read More »

Kevin Durant joins Michael Jordan in NBA Finals record

The Cavs have the second highest odds to win next year's championship, at 3-1 at the SuperBook. If you're angry about the Golden State Warriors , you should be angry that a thousand years ago, in another world in the National Basketball Association and another world in sports, the Knicks - who had beaten the Bullets when the Bullets had Earl "The Pearl" Monroe - went out and made a trade for Earl and won with him. Read More »

Smith not among reps at Virginia shooting


Spicer said the president and his wife talked to other Capitol Police officers who were at the hospital. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday sent wishes for a fast recovery to the victims of the Virginia shooting attack, saying Israel stands with the USA on this "difficult day". Read More »

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki

Because of showers and heavy wind much of the afternoon, the two men's singles matches on Tuesday's schedule have been moved to Wednesday: No. 4 Nadal vs. When the sun came back out and the covers were removed again the underdog broke a more cautious Wozniacki to lead 3-2 and continued to go for glory, an approach which worked a treat as she reeled off five games in a row, forcing a decisive error from Wozniacki with a vicious backhand. Read More »

Indian-origin leader Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's Prime Minister


Mr Varadkar, a qualified doctor, only revealed he was gay months before Ireland became the first country in the world to back same-sex marriage in a referendum in May 2015. 14/6/2017 Leo Varadkar is elected Taoiseach . "We regret that decision but we do respect it and a "hard Brexit ", whether it's a hard Brexit driven from London or forced on London, is one in which Ireland could be a big loser", he said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors To Skip Visit To Trump White House

The Warriors also got a huge game from Andre Iguodala off the bench, as he contributed 20 points in 38 minutes and dutifully locked down Irving and James. Players are less talented than they used to be. Durant was awarded the 2017 Finals MVP. "I left everything I had out on the floor every single game for five games this Finals". Read More »

Bergman recalls morning shooting at congressional baseball practice

Trump said all of them are in stable condition. The gunman , identified by investigators as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, was fatally shot by Capitol Police. The speaker mentioned that Scalise "is likely really frustrated that he's not going to be able to play in the baseball game". When Scalise was shot, he went down on the infield between the first and second base, then dragged himself into the grassy outfield as the incident unfolded, leaving a trail of blood, Brooks said. Read More »

Donald Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz issued a statement saying the Federal Bureau of Investigation was behind the Post story and called the leak "outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. Recent reports have found Mueller is hiring investigators familiar with prosecuting corruption cases. Read More »

House Republicans brace for potential 2018 midterm losses


The Republicans' compromise plan includes a balanced budget with spending caps, along with plans for school funding reform, real property tax relief for homeowners, workers compensation reform to improve the state's dismal business climate, term limits for legislative leaders, pension reform , and a plan to ease and encourage government consolidation, according to the release. Read More »

Melania thanks first responders after U.S. baseball shooting

The gunman, who had posted angry messages against US President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media, opened fire on the group at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington . A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House. Read More »

Waited for results, now it's Brexit time: Merkel


European Union leaders expressed concern that May's loss of her majority would raise the risk of negotiations failing, resulting in a legal limbo for people and business. Downing Street has confirmed the Conservatives have reached an outline agreement to enter into a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland which should allow the Prime Minister to form a minority government. Read More »

Likelihood of hard Brexit recedes after United Kingdom election - Reuters poll of economists

Meanwhile, the chief European Union negotiator has told the Financial Times that Britain that the clock was ticking on Brexit talks, and that Britain should be wary of further delays. "People regard the peace process, that was very hard-earned [as certain]", he told the World at One on Tuesday. "Any deal which undercuts in any way the process here or the Good Friday Agreement is one which has to be opposed", he said. Read More »

Pentagon agrees to USD 12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Qatar has signed a deal to acquire Boeing F-15 multi-role fighter jets from United States for $12 billion on Wednesday. "This agreement underscores the longstanding commitment of the State of Qatar in jointly working with our friends and allies in the USA", a media quoted al-Attiyah as saying in the statement. Read More »

Virginia shooting: Republican House Whip Steve Scalise 'critical'


Scalise and his wife, Jennifer, have two children. Griner, 32, is also a Capitol Police special agent. Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot by 66-year-old James T. And as the political rhetoric becomes shriller, many members of Congress said they are receiving more threats, by email and by phone. He was wounded in the gun battle with police. Read More »

Boy: Mother wanted to kill herself, but not 2 children


Prosecutors say they will prove that Melissa Scholl planned the murder-suicide and would have carried it out had it not been for a bus driver who happened upon the scene. "She just said she can't do it on her own". Kansky said the incident was indeed a cry for help, and "that's all it was". The alleged murder attempt was foiled when Williams Bus Lines driver Robert Shinal returned early from a route that evening and came across the auto in the lot on Blackman Street. Read More »

NKorea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

After taking office on May 10, South Korea's new liberal President Moon Jae-in said his office wasn't briefed by defense officials about the arrival of the four additional launchers and ordered an investigation. North Korea's regime has claimed that its new rocket could deliver a "large heavy nuclear warhead" all the way to the USA mainland. Last week it launched a Scud variant it said landed within seven meters of its target. Read More »

Trump Spokesperson Calls Obstruction Of Justice Investigation "Outrageous"

Rosenstein is charged with Mueller's fate because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from all matters having to do with the Trump-Russia investigation. The Post report cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. Read More »

Attack on United States lawmakers: What we know


The FBI on Wednesday confirmed the gunman's identity as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville , Illinois. On March 22, Hodgkinson posted a Change.org petition calling for " Legal Removal of President & Vice President, et al., for Misprision of Treason " on his Facebook page . Read More »

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

Though there's little dispute over Russia's interference in the election, questions remain over the objective and extent of the meddling. USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that the Russian government conducted an influence campaign to support Mr. Read More »

I don't think Theresa May has any credibility - Corbyn

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her - and others said her days were numbered after last week's disastrous election . Former Conservative cabinet minister Owen Paterson, asked about her future , said: "Let's see how it pans out". Davidson was one of the few Conservative success stories in the election as the Scottish wing of the party won 13 seats. Read More »

Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter


Hodgkinson's wife told ABC News that her husband had been living in Alexandria, Virginia , for the past two months. There were several shots fired before police returned fire. "I was doing what I could to not get killed". Chuck Fleischmann told CNN . It was not known the condition of the others who were shot. "There was blood all over and it was terrible, but we did not know when it was going to end". Read More »