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USA Iran blames US, Saudi Arabia for Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran blames US, Saudi Arabia for Tehran attacks

Iranian officials have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran , a judiciary official said on Saturday. Police in Iran killed four Islamic State suspects, two of them foreigners, in the southern province of Hormuzgan and seized explosives, guns and the group's flag, an Iranian news agency said on Monday.

Author: 0 Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Rosenstein said there was no detailed document under questioning from Sen. In his testimony, Rosenstein made it clear that he would not follow a presidential order to fire Mueller unless he thought there was a good cause. Rosenstein may be asked to address the issue when he speaks at a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday morning . A long-time friend of Mr Donald Trump has said that the US President was considering whether to fire Mr Robert Mueller , the special counsel ...

Author: 0 Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'

If you now subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Las Vegas Optic, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below. US employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs, though the gains were enough to help nudge the unemployment rate down to a 16 year-low.

Author: 0 Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

He could fire Rosenstein and his replacement will fire Mr. Mueller. Rosenstein became the supervisor of the investigation into Trump's administration over alleged ties Russian Federation, after the Attorney General and the head of the Justice Ministry, #Jeff Sessions withdrew himself from the case, the Associated Press wrote .

USA Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Author: 0 Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Scalise was shot in the hip and taken to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday, where he underwent his first surgery after the attack. Police secure the site of a morning shooting at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise listens during an interview in NY on October 8, 2014.

USA Trump set to row back on Cuban travel and trade
Author: 0 Trump set to row back on Cuban travel and trade

The people familiar with the plans, both outside the White House, spoke earlier this week on condition of anonymity because discussions are ongoing. He has promised to roll back certain parts of the reforms since announcing his candidacy in 2015.

Author: 0 President Trump not firing special counselor Robert Mueller, White House says

Even former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , who criticized Mueller's hires this morning, calling them "bad people" because some had donated money to Democrats, suggested that Trump not actually fire the special counsel. Former FBI Director details meetings with Trump. Ryan said the smartest thing for the president to do would be to let the investigation continue and be vindicated.

USA Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Author: 0 Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

At Thursday night's game, they all will wear purple and gold in a show of support for Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was shot one day earlier during the Republican team's practice for the annual event . House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., paid a visit to his injured colleague at the hospital Friday. Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said both of Hodgkinson's firearms - a 9 mm handgun and 7.62 mm Chinese-made assault rifle - were purchased legally.

Author: 0 Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein testifies in budget hearings

Chris Ruddy , Newsmax CEO and friend to President Trump , said that he's thinking about doing something shocking - he's weighing whether to dismiss Special Counsel Mueller, who was appointed over the investigations into Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open

The 1973 U.S. Open champion was participating in fan Q&As for Lexus and the U.S. Golf Association. The Offaly man is 1-over after completing his second round at Erin Hills . Open. You've got 156 of the best players in the world here. He shot 68 and was only three back. And despite carding four birdies in his last six holes for a 71 on Friday, the four-time major victor saw his own pre-event prediction come true, having said on Tuesday that anyone who could not hit the wide fairways ...

Author: 0 Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations. "This is a moment we all need to enjoy together and nothing should distract what we were able to accomplish together". Which is why Pelosi was inviting the team to visit the Capitol instead.

Author: 0 McGovern: Judge's ruling finds Michelle Carter's words killed Conrad Roy

On July 12, 2014, a day before Roy was found dead, Carter wrote: "So I guess you aren't gonna do it then, all that for nothing". That's when Carter got Roy on the phone and told him to get back in . She also balked at one particular text message Michelle Carter sent her son, which stated that his friends and family would "get over him", something that she takes great offense to.

USA Russian Federation probe expands to include Kushner's business dealings
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe expands to include Kushner's business dealings

But at the White House today, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged to reporters that Mueller had been at the White House - just the day before he was appointed as Special Counsel, as she said it was a job interview. Brand ran the Office of Legal Policy under President George W. Bush. "However, nothing has changed". Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Mr Comey's performance, but Mr Trump ...

Author: 0 Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills

Jamie Lovemark and JB Holmes also played their way into contention with under-par rounds to get to within one shot of the lead. The three-putt that did in Dustin Johnson at this U.S. Cameron Champ, who just finished his junior year at Texas A&M, birdied his last hole for a 69. Jordan Spieth (71) snuck just inside the cut-line at even-par, while playing partner and defending US Open champion Dustin Johnson (73) missed the cut at four-over.

USA Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'
Author: 0 Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'

White House sources have told ABC News that the president is not seeking to fire Mueller, but a close confidante of Trump's said Mueller's ousting is under c. "I think we're in a different world", Gingrich said. "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without cause", he added . Trump can not directly dismiss Mueller.

USA Virginia governor claims 93 million USA citizens die a day
Author: 0 Virginia governor claims 93 million USA citizens die a day

Tim Kaine told reporters Wednesday that it was not the right time to talk about gun control. Pro-gun voters lean heavily toward the Republican Party. When you get down to specifics, such as universal background checks, they are unlikely to happen. AWR Hawkins is the Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and host of " Bullets with AWR Hawkins ", a Breitbart News podcast.

USA White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel
Author: 0 White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

Ruddy himself told PBS: "I personally think it would be a very significant mistake, even though I don't think there's a justification for a special counsel in this case". Investigations are now under way into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Russian Federation during the presidential campaign, and Comey and others have testified that there is no evidence to the contrary.

Author: 0 Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

She said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington, D.C. "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it". "From everything we've known in our interactions with him, he never tipped off and gave any indication that he was violent in any way". But again, the investigation is still ongoing, and the FBI is asking for tips from the public to find out more about the motive and ...

Author: 0 Trump calls House health bill 'mean'

U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly told Senate Republicans that the House health care bill he supported is " mean ". The GOP , however, still seems more motivated to solve a problem that does not exist - saving a health-care system supposedly on the path to inevitable collapse by repealing and replacing Obamacare .

Author: 0 US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

The bullet did "substantial damage" to Scalise's bones, internal organs and blood vessels, Sava revealed. President Donald Trump said Friday that Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". Edward Chervenak says Scalise won't lose his position. Mika is a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and a former aide to Michigan Republican Rep. Tim Walberg .

Author: 0 Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

Despite the united motivation behind the game, especially this year, partisanship was hardly abandoned as Democrats and Republicans faced off, each side seriously itching for a win. The person says investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and it's not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting.

USA Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'
Author: 0 Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Rosenstein would not answer questions Tuesday about his role in Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey , May 9. The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come.

USA Mueller's investigators to speak to intel officials
Author: 0 Mueller's investigators to speak to intel officials

The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Sessions testified Tuesday that he recused himself from the current Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign .

Author: 0 Trump Acknowledges He's Being Investigated In Firing Of Comey

Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, a friend of the President, said earlier this week that Trump was considering firing Mueller, who has been appointed to investigate Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election. In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt in May, Trump said he made the decision to fire Comey before receiving Rosenstein's letter. Late on Thursday night, Rosenstein issued a written statement about leaks in the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

Will James play the rest of his prime with Golden State this good? For Curry, it'll be his first dip into these waters. But in the end, the 32-year old couldn't corral back-to-back championships. "I've got nothing but love and respect for him and I can't wait to compete against him again next season". Curry made that statement in the same matter-of-fact tone he made this one.

Author: 0 Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 US sailors missing

The sailors disappeared when the USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine freighter, 65 miles off the coast of Japan. The sailors were found in a flooded berthing compartment after search and rescue crew members gained access to spaces that were damaged during the collision, according to the 7th Fleet statement.

USA Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'
Author: 0 Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'

Solé was considering opening a Cuban property, but changed its mind because of the policy changes, Zelkowitz said . Havana on Friday denounced US President Donald Trump's move to roll back what he called the Obama administration's "completely one-sided deal with Cuba ".

Author: 0 McIlroy, Day and Johnson miss the cut at US Open

Eight of the top 12 in the world will not be around for the weekend at this most unusual U.S. Open , where the top 60 and ties advanced to the final two rounds. Not bad for someone who had to claim one of the 14 qualifying spots at the tough Columbus, Ohio, sectional last week to make it to Wisconsin. He's going to have to get it cleaned to wear it again this weekend.

Author: 0 Georgia Police Capture Escaped Inmates After Three Day Hunt

The men originally planned to have the woman drive them somewhere in her auto, but when she got in, the vehicle wouldn't start. Miles said the inmates got in a wreck while being chased in the couple's Jeep. Sills expects to have them in custody in Georgia within 72 hours, he said. Authorities have located both of their weapons from the crash site and turned them over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Mark Gwyn, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, said in the ...

USA Climate change fight endures
Author: 0 Climate change fight endures

Trump said on Thursday that the landmark 2015 climate agreement threatened millions of jobs and productivity, and that he would start a multi-year process to withdraw from the deal, which has been signed by nearly every other nation on Earth.

Author: 0 'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

A statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center released late Wednesday said the bullet that hit Scalise "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding". Special agent David Bailey was injured in the attack on Wednesday. "Baseball is the American game, to be able to play it, and that's why we have to play this game tonight", said Rep.

USA Bill Cosby case handed to jury
Author: 0 Bill Cosby case handed to jury

The defense [sic] attorney Brian McMonagle told the jury that Cosby and Constand were lovers who had enjoyed secret "romantic interludes" and that the 2004 encounter was consensual. Constand , under the influence of the drugs and who briefly lost consciousness, could not and did not give consent, he said. The jury went home around 9:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

She shops at Whole Foods for organic food and nitrate-free deli counter products and also visits farmers markets to buy fruits and vegetables. "I don't like the thought of my fresh groceries sitting on my doorstep while I'm at work", Anderson said.

Author: 0 United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

He underwent another surgery on Saturday at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the statement adds, and his condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. US lawmakers returned to regular business on Thursday and prepared to play their annual charity baseball game, one day after a man who had expressed anger toward President Donald Trump opened fire on Republican legislators, leaving a senior congressman in critical condition.

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

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". "The congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". He said doctors have turned down Mr Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members.

USA USA destroyer collides with PH-flagged vessel
Author: 0 USA destroyer collides with PH-flagged vessel

The cause of the collision wasn't immediately clear. The U.S. 7th Fleet said on its Facebook page that the number of injuries is still being determined. warship, but its captain suggested otherwise. The Fitzgerald is reportedly able to sustain itself using its own power; however, is "limited" in movement.

Author: 0 Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

The congressional game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington . "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago". "There is, however, a resounding "wait-and-see" feeling for many of them in terms of how President Trump's policies may affect them, their families and Cuba in general".