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Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch in emotion


The other Capitol Police agent who was on site yesterday when shots were fired, Crystal Griner, was shot in in the ankle and remained hospitalized Thursday. "Every time there's an incident where a police officer has been injured, we all feel that pain", he said. Captain Howard said Virginia Capitol Police did not increase security after Wednesday's shooting, but they did monitor the situation closely. Lire la suite »

Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise


The game will allow "everyone in our community to focus on our kids who need us the most, and giving kids a safe place to go after school is something that we can all agree upon, regardless of party or politics". The third ranking member of the House Republican leadership, Scalise had been an avid player since his election to Congress in 2008. They said he was given "multiple units" of blood and will require additional operations. Lire la suite »

Adams tells Theresa May she's in breach of the Good Friday Agreement


The Conservative source said this meant the party was "confident" it had enough votes for the programme to be approved, after May suffered a disastrous setback in snap elections a week ago that saw her lose her majority in the 650-seat House of Commons, just ahead of crucial Brexit negotiations with Brussels. Lire la suite »

Stonewalling Sessions Runs Away From Tough Questions in Senate Inquiry

But time and again, Sessions returned to lines such as "I am not able to discuss with you or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations that I may have had with the president on this subject or others". Sessions did not cite executive privilege in declining to answer some questions but said he is "protecting the right of the president to assert it if he chooses". Lire la suite »

'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe


Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan said, "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us". Hodgkinson was spotted regularly over the past several weeks at the YMCA next to the site of the shooting , sitting with a computer in the lobby or at a table in an exercise area that looked out onto the baseball field. Lire la suite »

Merkel concerned at impact on Europe of US sanctions on Russia


The bill as originally introduced was exclusively about slapping new sanctions on Iran. The anti-Russian measures in the amendment involve imposing penalties on enterprises that cooperate with Russian oil and gas companies. "The goal is to secure jobs in the oil and gas industry in the US", they said. "Energy supply to Europe is a European issue, not the United States one". Lire la suite »

Sessions Denies Improper Contacts With Russians


USA attorney general Jeff Sessions vehemently denied on Tuesday that he colluded with an alleged Russian bid to tilt the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump's favour. "But the question is, why didn't he report that along with the other meetings?" he said. The report that Trump himself is being scrutinized for obstruction of justice served to undercut Trump's claims. Lire la suite »

Macron's party makes big win in legislative election


Emmanuel Macron's centrist party produced strong results Sunday to select new Parliament members in France , one month after he become president. The party and its ally MoDem won 32 per cent of the first round, ahead of the Republicans and its allies on 21.6. Lire la suite »

Tory leader runners and riders: Who could replace Theresa May?


Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey raised concerns over the prospect of a "very unsafe deal" between the DUP and the Tory Party, saying Labour was "ready and waiting to form a minority government". May's botched election gamble has left her so weakened that her Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate inside her party, with two former prime ministers calling on her to soften her European Union exit approach. Lire la suite »

Microsoft Unveils Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint Sensor


The new keyboard is same as its predecessor with just only two changes first it has a "hidden" fingerprint reader and second unlike its predecessor it has an ability to use a cable for a wired connection instead of wireless, however, it can also be used via Bluetooth. Lire la suite »

'Daily Show' to Exhibit Trump's Tweets in Pop-Up Library


He then announced that, in the time-honored tradition of president's before him, Trump would receive a memorial library (albeit a few years ahead of schedule) to help document all of his "official White House statements" via Twitter. "A Retrospective" and "The Commander-In-Tweet". The exhibit runs Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. Admission is free. The Daily Show will highlight Trump's insults and allow "verified survivors" to remember being on the receiving end of his ... Lire la suite »

C Plus to launch on June 19, Motorola's cheapest phones yet


The company has sent out press invites for the event. Lenovo-owned Motorola Mobility will unveil the entry-level Moto C with decent specifications at disposal. It is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6737 quad-core Cortex-A53 SoC paired with 1GB or 2GB of RAM. For photography enthusiasts, there is an 8 Megapixels camera on the rear and a 2 Megapixels camera on the front, and both the cameras sport an LED flash. Lire la suite »

Trump is allegedly 'weighing' firing special prosecutor in Russian Federation probe

Christopher Ruddy , who is the CEO of conservative Newsmax Media, told PBS on Monday night that Trump was "weighing that option". "I personally think it would be a very significant mistake". Of course, neither of those statements is a denial that Trump is considering it. The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, the Post said. Lire la suite »

Special counsel reviewing whether Trump committed obstru


Now, days after Mr. Comey's testimony to Congress, in which MSNBC's Chris Matthews said the Trump-Russian collusion theory collapsed , Mueller is reportedly looking to see if Trump had obstructed justice. Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials past year as a member of Trump's transition team. Lire la suite »

President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witch hunt


Trump also retweeted law professor Alan Dershowitz, who has called for a halt to conversations about obstruction of justice because there was "no plausible case". Mueller had cleared Comey to testify last week. Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures including Attorney General Jeff Sessions , Mr Rosenstein and possibly Mr Trump himself, the source told Reuters . Lire la suite »

Special Counsel Looking Into Whether Trump Obstructed Justice

Apparently that was true all along, until Trump fired Comey and allegedly cited the Russian Federation investigation as a reason. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump for possible obstruction of justice , five people with knowledge of the situation told The Washington Post . Lire la suite »

PM Modi congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar


The British government's adherence to the 1998 peace accord, in particular the requirement for it to act with "rigorous impartiality" in Northern Ireland, has been questioned by some in the wake of Mrs May's anticipated parliamentary deal with the DUP. Lire la suite »

Happy Death Day trailer: The slasher-film equivalent of Groundhog Day


It's basically a fun twist on Groundhog Day with a horror movie bent, and it adds a refreshing air of mystery to the well-worn "slasher movie" premise. Oh, and I really like the mask chosen for the killer. You can check it out in the space above. She soon realises that she has to relive the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity. Lire la suite »

Trump promises high paying jobs with new apprenticeship order

The executive order defines an apprenticeship as an "arrangement that includes a paid-work component and an educational or instructional component, wherein an individual obtains workplace-relevant knowledge and skills", a major departure from the existing federal definition, which is much more specific regarding the structure of on-the-job training, and the wage schedule. Lire la suite »

Special counsel probes Trump for possible obstruction

Mueller , himself a widely respected former head of the FBI , has now taken up the angle of possible efforts by Trump to obstruct justice in the investigation , the Post said . "The investigation is examining possible contacts with Russian operatives as well as any suspicious financial activity related to those individuals", the daily said. Lire la suite »

Glastonbury 2017: JEREMY CORBYN is surprise addition to Pyramid Stage line-up

He added: "He's got something new and precious, and people are excited about it". Corbyn was scheduled to appear at last year's Glastonbury before cancelling following the results of the referendum on Brexit. "I think that this is a breath of fresh air - people are like, 'No, enough, we're not going to let it happen'". The Labour man is known for his links to music, with the Grime 4 Corbyn campaign launched before the election. Lire la suite »

Goa: Tiff between locals and tourists in Merces leaves 20 injured


As the family boarded a Maharashtra plated bus to return to Vasai, Dias and three others arrived with knives and swords and attacked them. "Further, one of the accused snatched the bus keys from the driver while the others pelted stones on the front glass and windows and thus caused damage due to which some of the passengers from the bus got seriously injured", North Goa SP Kartik Kashyap was quoted as saying by TOI. Lire la suite »

Bernie Sanders 'Sickened' by Congressman Shooting


State records show he owns a home inspection business in IL, but the license expired in November, the Washington Post reports . His business went under at the end of previous year . He died from injuries following a shootout with Capitol Hill police at the scene in Alexandria, Virginia, outside Washington, DC, on Wednesday. Battery charges against Hodgkinson and his wife were later dismissed. Lire la suite »