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Global Media Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress
Author: 0 Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress

The alleged shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , was shot and killed by Capital Police. A police officer mans a shooting scene after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington in Alexandria, Virginia , June 14, 2017.

Global Media Russian Federation probe: Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe: Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel

Pence's spokesman says he's hired an outside counsel to help him deal with inquiries related to the probe. Agen said Pence "looks forward to a swift conclusion of this matter". Trump had been assured several times privately by Comey starting in January that he was not - at the time - personally under investigation, but officials said "that changed shortly after Comey's firing", reports The Washington Post .

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

Kohl spearheaded, less than a year later, the end of Germany's division at the front line of the Cold War. Bill Clinton , another former USA president described that Kohl was called upon to answer some of the most monumental questions of his time .

Author: 0 Minnesota officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting

The Minnesota jury has been deliberating this week. The officer told the jury he saw Castile's hand on the gun and Castile did not follow his instructions not to reach for the gun. Prosecutors insisted Yanez never saw the gun and had plenty of options other than shooting Castile, who was an elementary school cafeteria worker. There is shouting, and Yanez screams "Don't pull it out!" before he fires seven shots into the vehicle.

Global Media Russian military claims it may have killed IS leader al-Baghdadi
Author: 0 Russian military claims it may have killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

One of the Islamic State's best known commanders, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the IS spokesman who frequently releases audio messages calling for stepped-up attacks, was also killed past year. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which is a nom de guerre, was born Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al Samarrai. Rumours of al-Baghdadi's death did the rounds of the media previous year where it said that he was "seriously wounded" in an air strike conducted by the US-led coalition.

Author: 0 Author eats his book on live TV after wrong UK poll prediction

The political expert had promised to eat his own book, Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the European Union if the party got more than 38% in the United Kingdom elections 2017 and kept his word as he ate pages from his book on live television.

Author: 0 Cuban-Americans react to talk of changes in restriction and policy

President Trump is preparing to announce new restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba, backtracking on the policy of greater engagement with the island pushed by his predecessor, Barack Obama . "It is a promise President Trump made and it is a promise that President Trump is keeping", an administration official said. In a speech to be delivered in the heart of Miami's Little Havana, where an older generation of Cuban Americans has long objected to normalization of relations with the ...

Global Media Friend says Trump mulls sacking special counsel
Author: 0 Friend says Trump mulls sacking special counsel

The meeting comes a day after politicians questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mr Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Mr Trump said the White House was considering firing Mr Mueller. "With respect to this subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment". Democrats on Monday accused Republicans of beginning a campaign to smear Mueller's reputation as he engages in a broad investigation that could include whether Trump obstructed ...

Global Media US Republican House Whip, aides shot in Virginia
Author: 0 US Republican House Whip, aides shot in Virginia

He also belonged to several anti-GOP groups on Facebook, including one called "Terminate The Republican Party ". Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.

Global Media Lesbian officer wounded in Va. shooting, visited by Trump in hospital
Author: 0 Lesbian officer wounded in Va. shooting, visited by Trump in hospital

Scalise sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington suburb. Hodgkinson, from IL, died in hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with Capitol Hill police. Hodgkinson posted anti-Republican messages online, writing in one Facebook post , "Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy".

Author: 0 London fire: Death toll rises to 30 in Grenfell Tower blaze

Both Prime Minister May and Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn visited the site on Thursday, with May calling for a full inquiry into the blaze. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones, friends, and the homes in which they lived".

Global Media ISIS leader Baghdadi may have been killed in strike: Russian military
Author: 0 ISIS leader Baghdadi may have been killed in strike: Russian military

The Russian Defense Ministry said Friday its attack and multirole aircraft may have killed Baghdadi on the southern outskirts of Raqqa on May 28. Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in an airstrike. However, the Russia's Defense Ministry said that it is still verifying the death of Baghdadi's death after the strike. The U.S. -led coalition's military campaign is now focused on ousting ISIS from its strongholds in Raqqa and in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Global Media As OPEC cuts, United States oil exports surge
Author: 0 As OPEC cuts, United States oil exports surge

Traders said an ongoing fuel supply overhang was keeping prices under pressure despite a pledge led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to hold back nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) of production until the first quarter of 2018.

Author: 0 Rep. Jeff Duncan: 'I believe I saw the shooter'

For Hodgkinson , a Bernie Sanders supporter, to fire a hail of bullets at Republicans is "despicable", Pelosi said. Hodgkinson wrote often about his hate of the GOP, and, to these Republicans, his decision to take violent action was implicitly encouraged by the Democrats' unrelenting attacks against President Donald Trump .

Global Media Georgia escapees appear in court
Author: 0 Georgia escapees appear in court

The focus of the manhunt for Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose suddenly shifted north of the Georgia line Thursday evening after the fugitives invaded a home in Shelbyville and held a couple hostage for several hours. Before their taste of freedom ended, Rowe and Dubose held an elderly couple hostage, officials told FOX 17 in Nashville . One of them fatally shot Sgt.

Author: 0 Officer who shot Philandro Castile acquitted of manslaughter

That included several recent cases that ended in mistrials or acquittals when officers testified they feared for their lives, Stinson said. Ploussard wouldn't identify the two holdouts, but said they were not the jury's only two black members.

Author: 0 Woman Who Texted Boyfriend To Kill Himself Found Guilty

Roy to " get back in " the truck constitutes wanton and reckless conduct by Ms. Carter ", the judge said . The judge said that though Carter knew Roy was in trouble, she took no action . The verdict is unique in that it apparently marks the first establishing that a person's words alone can mean criminal responsibility for someone's suicide.

Global Media Grenfell Tower victims to be consulted on public inquiry
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower victims to be consulted on public inquiry

Girls have photos of a missing child on their t-shirts near scene of the massive fire in Grenfell Tower , in rear, in London , Thursday, June 15, 2017 . London Mayor Sadiq Khan also visited the site on Thursday. "The recovery of victims from inside the building is enormously challenging, but it is our absolute priority above everything else to recover and identify the victims and let the families know", Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said.

Author: 0 Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation

The move ordered Thursday by the transition's general counsel cast a wide net on documents tied to the Russian Federation investigation as well as inquiries into the activities of Trump associates. president Bill Clinton. The Fake News Media hates when I use what has turned out to be my very powerful Social Media - over 100 million people! "What I did is I was going to fire Comey".

Global Media People come together to celebrate loving mother and MP Jo Cox
Author: 0 People come together to celebrate loving mother and MP Jo Cox

In the Midlands, at least 30 community events and street parties will take place this weekend to commemorate the anniversary of her death. Speaking of his of the grief and morning his family has faced over the past twelve months, he told The Telegraph: "When Jo was killed a year ago it took the heart out of our family".

Global Media Trump interviewed Mueller for FBI job day before he was tapped f
Author: 0 Trump interviewed Mueller for FBI job day before he was tapped f

It didn't take long Thursday morning for President Donald Trump to blast a new report that he is now under investigation for obstruction of justice. The interview was first reported by PBS. Read Also: Trump to announce Cuban policy next weekSeveral lawmakers came out in support of Mueller. Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and ...

Author: 0 Wallace: Trump's Tweets Are Keeping Mueller's Russia Probe in Headlines

News that Mueller was investigating Trump came the same day as the revelation that the Senate Judiciary Committee was opening an investigation into Comey's firing. Rosenstein was acting, because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from acting in the Russia investigation after it was revealed he had held two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before the November 8, 2016 election.

Global Media Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'
Author: 0 Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'

The inquiry's apparent expansion to target Trump reportedly focuses on whether the president attempted to obstruct the investigation - in particular, on Trump's reported attempts to encourage former FBI director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 European Union raises pressure on United Kingdom, demands clarity ahead of Brexit talks

May spent Thursday in talks with each of the five main political parties from Northern Ireland, including the DUP, aimed at getting a power-sharing executive running in the province before a June 29 deadline. France's Macron said the EU's door was still open for Britain as long as the negotiations were not finished, but that it would be hard to reverse course.

Global Media Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

After the first round of voting on Sunday, analysts predict President Emmanuel Macron's party and a smaller ally party could take roughly 70 percent of the seats in France's National Assembly. Responding to the criticism, a senior party official of Macron's Republic on the Move (LREM) party said there would be no riding roughshod over alternative views.

Global Media Death toll in London residential building fire rises to 30
Author: 0 Death toll in London residential building fire rises to 30

The many questions being asked now include whether a "stay put" fire protocol, which called for residents to remain in their apartments if there was a fire elsewhere in the building, might have turned a lethal fire even more deadly. People gather outside Kensington Town Hall on June 16, 2017 , to demand justice for those affected by the fire that gutted Grenfell Tower , a residential tower block in west London on June 14.

Author: 0 Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House

Shortly before the team issued its statement , Warriors owner Joe Lacob was asked about a potential White House visit during an interview with ESPN's First Take . Two days after capturing the franchise's second title in three years against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Warriors prepared to part ways for what will be a busy offseason for general manager Bob Myers and the front office.

Author: 0 Trump's restrictive travel policy to Cuba may make things complicated

The policy change fulfills a promise Trump made to Florida's Cuban exile community last fall. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans travelling to Cuba and a clampdown on USA business dealings with the Caribbean island's military, saying he was cancelling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana .

Author: 0 UK's May To Meet Northern Ireland Leaders To Smooth DUP Deal

The ceremonial event features the Queen's Speech, where the monarch sets out the British government's legislative programme for the coming year. The deal between the Conservatives and the DUP, which has not been finalized, was also criticized by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Author: 0 Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

Trump did not directly address the allegations that he is being probed for possibly obstructing justice a potentially impeachable offense. The investigation into Trump reportedly will involve interviews with Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers, and Richard Ledgett, who recently resigned his post as a deputy director at the NSA.

Author: 0 Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

But Mueller, operating in private practice when his friend Comey was dismissed, was definitely not the "the man who told [Trump] to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director". The White House used the memo to justify Comey's firing. On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that Trump was under investigation for obstruction of justice, citing unnamed officials.

Author: 0 Brexit: UK and European Union negotiations to start on Monday

The former prime minister Sir John Major has suggested it will be hard for the government to act as an honest broker in talks to restore the power-sharing agreement in Belfast if it enters into a deal with the DUP to prop up a Conservative minority government in Westminster.

Global Media Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation
Author: 0 Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation

Cullen also previously served as Virginia's Attorney General in the late 1990s. Trump recently hired Wall Street lawyer Marc Kasowitz to represent him in the investigation. "As has been stated repeatedly and the President has been told, he's not under investigation", Pence told reporters on Capitol Hill in May. "He's a good lawyer, and at the same time understands the implications of public policy and politics, which makes him an excellent choice for the vice president", said former ...

Global Media Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again on Twitter for 'bleaching' emails
Author: 0 Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again on Twitter for 'bleaching' emails

Borrowing some presidential campaign rhetoric, Trump called Hillary Clinton crooked and said she "destroyed phones" with a hammer and "bleached emails". The president has also accused former Attorney General Loretta Lynch , who presided over the Justice Department while it conducted the investigation into Clinton's private server use, of making "law enforcement decisions for political purposes".

Author: 0 Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination

Pakistan's prime minister and army chief are heading to Saudi Arabia , where they hope to help ease tensions related to the Gulf diplomatic crisis. Qatar has been isolated for the past week by Saudi and others over "terrorism" and because of its relatively relaxed approach to relations with Jeddah's great regional rival, Iran.

Author: 0 US official can't confirm al-Baghdadi killing

The Russian defense ministry said on Thursday that the HIMARS launchers would be used against pro-government forces in Syria . Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said: "I don't have a 100% confirmation of the information ". Moscow considers as explainable the discontent expressed by Germany and Austria over U.S. plans to tighten sanctions against Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth visits survivors of London tower fire

I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either. He added that 24 people were still in hospital and 12 were receiving critical care. The names of those who lost their lives are beginning to be made public.

Global Media Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire
Author: 0 Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire

May on Friday announced a 5 million pound ($6.4 million) fund following meeting with survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. "My thoughts are with the innocent families who are suffering - those who have lost their homes and possessions, their friends, families, relatives, children and their lives in a disaster which could have been avoided".

Global Media American Airlines Tests CT Scanning to Keep Laptops in Carry-Ons
Author: 0 American Airlines Tests CT Scanning to Keep Laptops in Carry-Ons

The technology is similar to what is now used to inspect checked luggage at US airports today, but traditional X-ray machines are used to inspect carry-on luggage. TSA said it will expand the test to Boston's Logan Airport later this month. Homeland Security chief John Kelly told a congressional panel last week he was looking at an additional 71 airports in Europe, Africa and the Middle East for a possible expansion of the ban, but said he was talking about ways it could be avoided.

Author: 0 Simon Cowell plans charity record for Grenfell victims

In Notting Dale, despite local anger, the blaze has united different sides of the community all the same. Many people remained unaccounted for and officials were not sure exactly how many were missing. Fears are growing that the number of people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London could reach 100, as the government promises a public inquiry into the deadly incident, according to reports .

Author: 0 A glance at the Senate's Iran, Russia sanctions legislation

The Senate legislation imposes sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. The Senate voted in an overwhelming majority to sign into law new sanctions on Russian Federation, undermining Donald Trump's ability to lift them and signalling that Republicans and Democrats are putting "politics aside".

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