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Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital


Mr Scalise, a representative from Louisiana, is the House of Representatives Majority Whip, making him the third-highest ranked member of the Republican leadership in the House. The president said in a statement Wednesday that "the vice president and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely". Lire la suite »

May seeks to allay peace process fears over DUP alliance


The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. "What we are doing in relation to the productive talks that we are holding with the Democratic Unionist Party is ensuring that it is possible to, with their support, give the stability to the UK Government that I think is necessary at this time". Lire la suite »

Special counsel Mueller determining whether POTUS obstructed justice


The investigation into Trump started after former FBI Director James Comey was sacked, according to the Washington Post report . The letter said the investigation will also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation. Lire la suite »

Victims recovering after shooting during Congressional baseball practice

He remains in critical condition following initial surgery and blood transfusions, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in an update late Wednesday. House of Representatives proceedings were cancelled for the day and instead speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California issued their own calls for unity . Lire la suite »

Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

Trump called Comey a "showboat" and "grandstander" in an interview with NBC News on May 11, saying that he would have fired Comey regardless of Rosenstein's recommendation. "That's taken off", Trump reportedly told Russian officials visiting the White House in May. On the eve before Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate, the interview of Politico with Newsmax Chief Executive Christopher Ruddy came out. Lire la suite »

Justice Dept. special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

As Mueller builds his legal team, Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe. Investigators are also considering the conversations Comey and the president had leading up to that point. Sessions told senators on Tuesday that he'd recused himself because he was part of Trump's campaign. Lire la suite »

Palace: President Duterte is well, still in Malacañang

He also denied social media reports that Duterte is now in Davao. The President just needs (some rest)... In his prepared speech for the Independence Day anniversary, Duterte, who earlier placed Mindanao under martial law amid threats by Islamist militants led by Maute Group to establish an ISIS province in Southern Philippines, urged Filipinos "to pay homage" to the "heroism" of "our forebears" by "preserving our sovereignty and performing our own civic rights and responsibilities". Lire la suite »

Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice


As part of the probe, the special counsel has also gathered Comey's written accounts of his conversations with Trump. A spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer responded to the report but didn't deny it. And leading Republican legislators on Tuesday waved off the idea of firing Mueller, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that his advice was to "let Robert Mueller do his job" and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voicing confidence in the special counsel. Lire la suite »

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller - White House

On Monday, speculation was stoked that Trump was considering terminating Mueller, after a confidante of the president suggested it was under consideration. Rosenstein's letter critical of Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation served as the Trump White House's first reasoning for firing Comey - though Trump later undercut that explanation by saying he fired Comey in hopes of ending the Russian Federation probe. Lire la suite »

London fire: Prime minister orders full public inquiry


London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said the fire was "unprecedented". "It is too early to speculate what caused the fire and contributed to its spread ". Entire families were missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. Other Grenfell residents have described terrifying scenes of their narrow escape from the blaze. Lire la suite »

14 die as fire engulfs London tower

By late evening, 12 people had been confirmed dead in the inferno at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , home to between 400 and 600 Londoners living in the 120 apartments. "The windows were slightly ajar - a woman was gesturing that she was about to throw her baby and if somebody could catch her baby". Frantic families attempted to call their loved ones, fearing they could be stuck inside, and were being directed by police to a nearby restaurant where some of the injured were being treated. Lire la suite »

Democratic Leaders Nervous About Overreach as Members Push for Trump Impeachment

Despite Sherman's claims, the Democratic leadership is now distancing itself from calls for impeachment and his legislation isn't likely to get formal attention in the GOP controlled House. "We are seeing a party which has shocking double standards", Steyer said in an interview with The Sacramento Bee. During the one-on-one conversation, Comey said under oath , Trump said he "hoped" Comey would "let go" the FBI's Flynn investigation. Lire la suite »

E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Amiibo REVEALED following release date announcements

There was some additional Switch news along the way. From the looks of the new game , it appears that Nintendo has chose to take Kirby back to his roots. After the Pokemon Direct last week in which some people were not terribly impressed, many didn't expect any big news to come out of E3 2017 . "Part of it was we wanted to have someone Mario would go on this adventure with, and there are more details about this that we'll be revealing at a later date". Lire la suite »

Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends his fast in Bhopal

They reportedly pressed for loan waivers and "satisfactory" prices for their farm produce. The state government has accused the Congress of making an otherwise peaceful farmers' agitation descend into lawlessness. However, no protest, rally or demonstration will be allowed during the curfew relaxation period, police said. So much so, that authorities have suspended internet services in the area. Lire la suite »

Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice


Comey told the committee that Trump encouraged him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , a claim the president has denied. House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders publicly said they thought the investigation should be allowed to run its course, and that firing the special counsel would be a mistake. Lire la suite »

Game on: Tragedy won't stop congressional baseball game


Griffith, of Salem, Virginia, added that his prayers go out to colleagues, congressional staffers and police. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice, along with a congressional staff member and at least 2 Capitol police officers. Lire la suite »

USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma


Otto Warmbier , 22, is in a coma, his father, Fred Warmbier, told NPR News on Tuesday. "We'll be relieved to have him home and are looking forward to surrounding him with people who love him". A team was dispatched to Pyongyang and the sick University of Virginia student was handed over to USA officials. The North Koreans "were informed that the airplane would land, American and medical officials would get out". Lire la suite »

It's on! Mayweather vs. McGregor this summer in Las Vegas

And the heavyweight champion of the world, whose most recent fight was the biggest fight of 2017, might just get his wish as UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic sent a challenge to the former Olympic gold medalist. "You have to give Floyd respect - he loves to compete, he sees this young lion coming up, everyone is talking about Conor and saying he's potentially a man that could beat Floyd, also wants to prove the world wrong". Lire la suite »