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Author: 0 Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

Steve Scalise . As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep. "His risk of death now is substantially lower than when he came in", he said. The Congressional Baseball Game, played 36 hours after a gunman's attack on Republican lawmakers at their baseball practice, was an attempt at unity and an act of defiance in the wake of the shooting.

Author: 0 Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him

Five minutes after Warner hangs up, his non-answer answer is essentially confirmed by The Washington Post , which breaks the news that Trump himself is now under investigation by Mueller. An hour later, Trump was back at it, calling the investigation the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". But Mr Comey also testified that, to his knowledge, the president had not tried to stop the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Meet The DOJ Official Who Could Take Over The Trump Investigation

President Donald Trump unleashed his most direct attack yet on Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who is nominally overseeing Russia-related issues. In testimony before Congress on Tuesday, Rosenstein vowed to "defend the integrity" of the special counsel investigation, including by refusing any order to fire Mueller without justification.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich on Russia Probe: 'This Whole Thing Stinks'

He pushed back on the idea that we should forget about left versus right in this moment of grief. He then referenced the Arthur Miller's " The Crucible " and said, "that's the mentality of the left right now". However, he warned Trump to be "very careful" after offering to testify under oath in the probe, emphasizing that criminal law is much different than NY real estate law, with which Trump is most familiar as a businessman.

Author: 0 Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel

Cuban-American Republicans derided Obama's 2014 policy as a capitulation, The Miami Herald reports in " Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel ". Marco Rubio and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, two Cuban-American lawmakers from South Florida. The administration wants to see better commercial ties with the island, but "it's entirely up to Raul Castro to make that happen", an official said.

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

Trump lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Democrats challenged Rosenstein on whether he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into Russia's election meddling. The point is that Mueller's investigation is broadening, not narrowing.

Global News Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?
Author: 0 Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

He said Trump is "actually pretty confident" that "ultimately, he's still going to be president and this stuff is all going to go away". Democrats , reacting to the chatter, said that if Trump fired Mueller they'd try to enact an independent counsel statute so they could appoint him.

Global News Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show
Author: 0 Putin offers Comey 'political asylum' during annual call-in show

Putin said many heads of state around the world had told him of similar USA meddling in their internal affairs. USA legal experts have said that Comey's action did not violate any laws. He again poured scorn on claims Russian Federation had interfered in the USA elections, citing an absence of evidence. Putin, speaking in a live call-in show that lasted four hours, likened Comey to NSA contractor Edward Snowden , who has been living in Russian Federation since being granted asylum in 2013.

Author: 0 Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

Philip Hammond , Britain's finance minister, says protecting the British economy should be the main goal of upcoming negotiations over the country's exit from the European Union . The DUP is believed to want a comprehensive free trade and customs agreement with the European Union and arrangements to facilitate ease of movement of people, goods and services.

Global News Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria: Ifax
Author: 0 Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria: Ifax

The air strike, targeted a meeting of IS leaders and was carried out on May 28, the agencies cited the ministry as saying. The group and lone wolves inspired by it have claimed numerous terror attacks from the U.S. He emerged as the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, one of the groups that later became Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIS ) in 2010 and then Islamic State (IS) in 2014, and rose to prominence during the failed merger with al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in Syria (now Jabhet ...

Author: 0 Adams: Sinn Fein backs powersharing as strategic way to united Ireland

Sinn Fein , the SDLP and Alliance have all made clear that Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power sharing at Stormont because he has a conflict of interest. The Commission has stated that one of its priorities in Brexit talks was the Good Friday Agreement, which brought an end to violence and terrorism in Northern Ireland in the late 1990s.

Global News Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic
Author: 0 Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Jack Sava , the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , told reporters . The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said. Republicans and Democrats joined in a spirited, friendly rivalry Thursday at their annual Congressional Baseball game, many fresh from the penetrating horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier and all playing in honour of their grievously wounded colleague.

Global News Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda
Author: 0 Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

Both ACC boats were even off the start-line in Race Two, but Team NZ built superior speed to the first mark and quickly extended to more than a minute in front at the third gate. The second race saw a tense start, which was also won by New Zealand . But the Kiwis, the hard-luck losers to Oracle in 2013, later came off their foils during a difficult maneuver and slowed dramatically in light, shifty wind, losing half their lead.

Global News Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets
Author: 0 Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

Trump also reported a total of $288 million in income from his golf courses alone previous year. Trump didn't hide the fact that his presidency made Mar-a-Lago a more profitable venture for him. But Trump did not divest, instead placing his enormous portfolio of financial assets in a trust controlled by the executive and Donald Trump Jr . For comparison in 2014 and the first part of 2015 Trump made an estimated $429 million off what was then almost $1.5 billion in assets.

Global News Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump
Author: 0 Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

In the wake of the shooting of a congressman and four others Wednesday, Ernst said she hopes senators - and the nation - will "continue to remember that we need to come together". Tillerson had asked for some time to try and change the direction of U.S. -Russia relations before Congress levied new sanctions on the Kremlin. The bipartisan support for the year's most significant GOP-backed limitation on Trump comes as the White House remains silent on the plan to sanction Moscow, even as ...

Author: 0 Cosby jury deliberations, now longer than trial, stretch into Saturday

A mistrial is simply the justice system at work", O'Neill said , thanking jurors and urging them not to feel that they let the justice system down. In a written statement, Troiani thanked prosecutors for raising awareness "that one of the hallmarks of drug-related sexual assaults is the effect the drug has on the victim's memory and ability to recall, and were nonetheless willing to present this evidence to the jury".

Author: 0 Updates from the June 11th Tony Awards

He won a Tony Award in 1991 for his role in "Lost in Yonkers". Ben Platt , the victor for best actor in a musical for " Dear Evan Hansen ", didn't lose the chance to preach to the "Snapchat generation". It seems Bette Midler owns the stage in Hello, Dolly! - and also at the Tony Awards! The show ended with Lin Manuel-Miranda, who won multiple Tonys previous year for his juggernaut Hamilton , asking for the envelope for the Best Musical victor.

Author: 0 Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again

Troiani acknowledged the difficulty of the case, given the passage of time and the impact of the alleged drugging on Constand's ability to recall details. "She spent a lot more time trying to forget what happened than trying to remember that night". "She will absolutely come back again", she said. Dozens of women have come forward to say he had drugged and assaulted them.

Author: 0 Armed police arrest man near Parliament

Armed officers arrested a 30-year-old man outside the gates to the Palace of Westminster on Friday morning, after passers-by spotted the man and began shouting "knife, knife, knife" . The bearded suspect, wearing black pants and a grey sweatshirt, was led away into a van by officers after being detained for around 30 minutes outside the Houses of Parliament .

Author: 0 Jerusalem: Israeli Stabbed to Death, 3 Palestinian Assailants Shot Dead

Israeli security officials did not respond immediately to requests for comment on what the SITE intelligence monitoring group described as the first time Islamic State had claimed responsibility for an attack in Israeli-controlled territory, nor on the attackers' affiliation.

Author: 0 Desperate families post appeals over relatives missing since Grenfell Tower fire

Britain's Press Association says around 70 people are missing. She has ordered a full public inquiry into the blaze. The police stressed in a statement that "there is nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately". 'In addition, three Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) modules and 30 specialist USAR firefighters are working to make the block safe so our firefighters can continue to progress throughout the building, making a detailed search.

Author: 0 The Queen and Prince William visit people affected by Grenfell Tower disaster

Volunteers and charities worked through the night to find shelter, food and clothes for people who had lost everything. 24 people are still being treated in hospital, including 12 in critical care. The monarch has expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze. Londor Mayor Sadiq Khan also visited the area. Police plan to spend the Friday searching for bodies in the remains of the west London apartment building.

Author: 0 About $4 million raised for London fire victims

The 120-apartment tower was quickly engulfed with flames after the blaze broke out shortly before 1:00am Wednesday, and witnesses reported seeing the fire racing up the exterior walls. Alongside both police and fire investigations into the blaze, she has promised to set up a public inquiry. The fire at the 24-story building has led to community anger and protests over the British government's response.

Author: 0 UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

According to The Scottish Farmer DUP MPs have promised that the party will fight for a secure future for farmers and fishermen in Northern Ireland and across the UK. The 1998 Good Friday Agreement - also referred to as the Belfast Agreement - commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland .

Global News CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump
Author: 0 CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

Trump tweeted his response to the reported obstruction investigation on Thursday. An hour later, Trump was back at it, calling the investigation the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". On Tuesday, when Jeff Sessions appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Warner pressed the attorney general repeatedly about whether Trump officials had considered pardoning investigation targets.

Author: 0 Bodies of LeT militant Mattoo, 2 others recovered from

Complete strike on the call of resistance leadership was observed in Kashmir region on Saturday to protest the killings of three militants and two civilians during gunfights. "He was also involved in the killing of an ASI and Constable near Bus stand Anantnag past year". He said police and paramilitary personnel were also deployed in strength in other sensitive and vulnerable areas of the Valley to prevent people from taking to roads, staging protests and pelting stones on security ...

Global News Rep. Steve Scalise 'Took a Bullet for All of Us'
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise 'Took a Bullet for All of Us'

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a Republican congressional baseball practice. Scalise was shot in the hip , with the bullet tearing through his pelvis and injuring internal organs. The Friday visit announced by Ryan's staff comes with Scalise in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. In his speech in Miami Friday, President Trump called for unity in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting at a GOP baseball practice.

Global News Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

Add all of that on top of Rosenstein's cryptic and unprecedented warning to the American people about "anonymous allegations", and things are looking shady all around. The president has long vehemently denied any collusion with Moscow. "He was referring to the Washington Post story from the other night that was based on illegal, anonymous leaks".

Author: 0 Hollywood reacts to Bill Cosby mistrial

The 79-year-old Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee in 2004 at his home near Philadelphia. "She's entitled to a verdict in this case", Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said at a news conference.

Global News Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides
Author: 0 Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides

The shooter was 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson . "How dare they?" retorted Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, pointing to a year of venomous attacks by Republicans including President Donald Trump . In 2006, he was arrested for battery after allegedly punching a young woman in the face and striking and choking another individual. "I have never said 'life sucks, '" Hodgkinson wrote in 2012, "only the policies of the Republicans".

Author: 0 An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

He just has to listen to the crowd. Matsuyama, at number four the highest ranked player still in the field, starts at five-under along with young South Korean Kim Si-woo, amateur Cameron Champ, PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele and veteran Brandt Snedeker .

Author: 0 Trump 'faces obstruction of justice probe'

President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. Coats and Rogers have testified that they were not pressured by the Trump administration. She said Trump has "embarked on an effort to undermine anyone with the ability to bring any misdeeds to light" and the Senate shouldn't let that happen.

Global News Should Trump fire Mueller, Part Two
Author: 0 Should Trump fire Mueller, Part Two

White House staffers made a concerted effort to talk Trump down from ordering that Mueller be fired, the paper said. Sean Hannity said like all the other discredited attacks against President Trump , the obstruction narrative will fail miserably because there's no evidence.

Author: 0 Watching 2 tropical systems which have a good chance of becoming storms

And it may not affect Alabama's Gulf Coast, according to the National Weather Service in Mobile . The GFS model wants to take the track of the potential system towards the Gulf Shores area with the majority of the shower activity staying over Alabama, Georgia and Florida.

Author: 0 Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

Earlier tonight the Post reported Vice President Mike Pence has retained private counsel to help him in the Russian Federation probe. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller , both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say.