During his recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI director James Comey testified that Lynch directed him to refer to the FBI's criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton as a "matter", which "confused and concerned " him and gave him a "queasy feeling".
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi stood side by side to shout: "Let's play ball!" and the crowd chanted "U-S-A!" Lawmakers of all parties are decrying the heinous act of a gunman who opened fire on Wednesday on Republican lawmakers who were practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game.
Scalise underwent a second surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg - his third procedure overall - and remained in critical condition but had shown improvement, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement on Thursday.
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.
Paul Cathedral to protest a police officer's acquittal in the shooting of a black motorist. The city will offer Yanez a "voluntary separation agreement" to help him transition to another career, it said . Under the circumstances, just because he's a police officer, that makes it OK. Prosecutors portrayed Yanez as a nervous officer who lost control of his traffic stop.
NORTH ROYALTON Police say a mother and her two adult daughters have been found dead at a home in Ohio . Taylor Pifer was a manager at the Fashion School Store in downtown Kent. Authorities confirmed a stun gun was ultimately used to subdue the suspect. Police say the women may have died a day before their bodies were found .
That included several recent mistrials or acquittals when officers testified they feared for their lives, Stinson said. Yanez said he pulled Castile over because of a broken tail light on his auto, but radio transmissions later revealed that the officer thought Castile resembled a suspect in the robbery of the Super USA convenience store just days earlier.
The risk will be greater for vulnerable residents such as young children, the elderly, people with chronic illnesses or disabilities, pregnant women and people who are socially isolated. When temperatures reach 95 degrees or above, employers are required to implement high-heat procedures to ensure outdoor workers are protected. Residents and visitors are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids, stay in air-conditioned areas, stay out of the sun and check on relatives and friends.
Also, the existing ban on travel by individual USA citizens to Cuba will be enforced. The president tweeted while en route to Miami , where he'll announce his plans for halting the flow of USA cash to Cuba's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations.
Many Cuban exiles in Miami are embracing the changes President Donald Trump is making to his predecessor's policies of engagement with the communist island, but some want even more. Today's announcement by President Trump that his administration will once again tighten travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba poses a setback for the company.
The center noted that the organization's protests are attracting a host of anti-government and far-right extremists. On the other side of Washington Square Park, a woman who would only call herself Justice put a microphone to her mouth.
The Democrats beat the Republicans 11-2 in the friendly, but competitive, game. The stadium projected a rare sense of unity in Washington , as members of both parties rallied together after the shocking shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) in critical condition .
The Congressional Baseball Game, a long time charity game played between Democrats and Republicans is still set to be played on Thursday afternoon in Nationals Stadium in Washington D.C. Brett Horton, Scalise's chief of staff, read a statement from Scalise's wife on Friday, thanking everyone "for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we've received since Wednesday's events".
It has been in operation since 2004, run by the organization No Mas Muertes ( No More Deaths ). The Customs and Border Protection Agency's Arizona office also tweeted about the incident, releasing photos of migrants being arrested and announcing that the arrests were of Mexican nationals for immigration violations.
Specifically, the judge cited the fact that as Roy's truck cab filled with toxic gas, he got out of the vehicle, but was coaxed back in during a subsequent phone call with Carter , who failed to call the police, or Roy's parents, for help.
The president's income at Mar-a-Lago was $7.4 million higher than the previous year. This figure was United States dollars 7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure filing in May 2016. His book The Art of the Deal is having a comeback of its own. Trump reported $19.7 million in income through mid-April at his luxury Washington hotel, which has been a center of concerns about conflict of interest because of the possibility that foreign governments can curry favor with ...
Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. Colleagues said Scalise dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood as they rushed to his assistance. He later died of his injuries, President Donald Trump told the nation from the White House.
Scalise has received two surgeries for his injuries since Wednesday, including a surgery on Thursday in orthopedic trauma to fix a broken bone in his leg. Mr Trump , in a video message posted on Twitter , urged Congress members to "play extra hard for Steve", who he called a friend, patriot and a true fighter.
Mr Scalise , 51, a Louisiana Republican who is the No 3 House Republican, remained in critical condition at a hospital a few miles from the stadium after undergoing a third surgery on Thursday. Nonetheless, said Sava, "We fully expect him to be able to walk" and "hopefully run". Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. The motive for the shooting remained unclear but authorities were zeroing in on the life of James T.
In an early-morning tweet , the President declared that he was "being investigated" for his decision to fire James B. Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Deputy Attorney-General Rod J. Rosenstein also generated a lot of buzz but little clarity with a statement urging Americans to "exercise caution" when evaluating stories attributed to anonymous officials.
Only 1.5 percent of voters said they would choose independence, while 1.32 percent said they want to remain a self-governing territory within the USA commonwealth. Following the results, Governor Ricardo Roselló said, "An overwhelming majority voted for statehood". SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP ) - The Latest on Puerto Rico's referendum on its political status.
When Lebron James left Cleveland and went to the Miami, I was one of the people who thought it was insane that he left his hometown to build a super team. They managed to at least keep pace with the Warriors in three-point shooting - Golden State made 41, Utah 36. Meanwhile, Klay Thompson threw T-shirts to fans and waved from the top of an open, double-decker bus.
The former House speaker Newt Gingrich , an informal Trump adviser, tweeted on Monday: "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Schiff later said he wouldn't be surprised if Trump was considering ousting Mueller . He added that fundraising records show some of the lawyers whom Mueller selected for his team have contributed to Democrats.
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.
Annual Church Picnic, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. June 25, St. Joseph's Catholic Church , 9656 Elk Road, Elk. Zion United Methodist Church of Mendota will be conducting Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 26-30. Parents can also stop by the church and fill out a paper registration form anytime Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. No collections taken.
The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.
The single round traveled across Scalise's pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding" stated the hospital Wednesday night. Republican members of Congress played their Democratic colleagues in the charity game on Thursday night at Washington's Nationals Park in front of thousands of spectators.
Avildsen's son Anthony told U.S. media the filmmaker had died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. On social media, Sylvester Stallone and Ralph Macchio, among other celebrities, paid tribute to the Oscar-winning director of movies including Rocky , Karate Kid , 8 Seconds , and Lean on Me .
U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Thursday after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice and he dismissed as "phony" the idea his campaign colluded with any Russian effort to sway the 2016 U.S.
The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice in relation to ongoing investigations of Russian influence in the 2016 election. He accused Mueller of setting up a " dragnet " of obstruction so that he could investigate every aspect of Trump's personal life and business associations.
Yanez said he pulled Castile over because of a broken tail light on his vehicle, but radio transmissions later revealed that the officer thought Castile resembled a suspect in the robbery of the Super USA convenience store just days earlier.
Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". Scalise is sedated, but the husband and father of two has been able to respond to his doctors and family. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said. Salva said the single rifle shot fragmented after it struck Scalise, doing substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels.
Rosenstein is the only official who could do it because Attorney General Jeff Sessions previously recused himself from the probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential campaign and whether anyone close to Trump colluded with the Russians.
Separately, the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia also filed a lawsuit this week on similar grounds. John Conyers , a Michigan Democrat , said he and Blumenthal have amassed the 'greatest number of congressional plaintiffs on any lawsuit against a president'.
He was fatally shot by police in Minnesota on July 6, 2016. The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop was acquitted on all charges by a jury Friday , a decision that came almost a year after the encounter was partially streamed online before a rapt nation in the midst of a painful reckoning over shootings by law enforcement.
The defense argued that Castile had failed to follow orders from Yanez because he was high on marijuana and that he grabbed his gun, forcing Yanez to shoot him. Yanez had been charged with second-degree manslaughter, as well as two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm. Shortly after the verdict, the City of St.
Defense attorney Earl Gray leaves the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn. on Monday, June 12, 2017. After Castile disclosed that he had a firearm, Yanez can be heard saying, "OK don't reach for it then". The jury also watched a replay of the video that Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed on Facebook beginning seconds after Castile had been shot.
Christopher Ruddy, a friend of the president's, on Monday first said that Trump had been "weighing" whether to fire Mueller, who was appointed by Rosenstein after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in May.
George Conway later posted an analysis by the Washington Post that indicated that Trump's tweets on the travel ban could hurt the government's case in court. The administration's lawyers and White House spokesman Sean Spicer have argued the executive order has no connection to Mr Trump's campaign calls for a temporary "Muslim ban" and have disputed the characterisation of the order as a travel ban.
And later that month a jury acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer, Betty Shelby, in the shooting death of an unarmed black man named Terence Crutcher; a jury in Columbus, Ohio, declined to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy who was playing with a BB gun.
Trump said he will ask the Department of Treasury and Department of Commerce to develop regulations to prohibit United States transactions with Cuba's military, intelligence and security services. "We've structured the portfolio in a way I believe could accommodate either a roll forward in relations with Cuba or a backwards step", said Thomas Herzfeld, founder of Thomas J.
Transactions related to the operation of the U.S. embassy in Havana , the operation of the Guantánamo naval base, the promotion of Cuban democracy and the expansion of telecommunications access to the Cuban people, will also be exempt from the policy, an unnamed official said .
The deal sent shockwaves across the food-distribution market, as Whole Foods' peers and supermarket chains grappled with the prospect of having to compete with Amazon's massive buying power and ability to sell goods at a lower cost .
It's a moment - when you've officially secured a College World Series berth - that is filled with elation and satisfaction. Now it's on to the CWS for this group of Tigers where they open play Saturday night against Florida State. The CWS will kick off on Saturday, with Fullerton taking on Oregon State at 3 p.m. on ESPN, and then Florida State squaring off against LSU at 8 on the same network.
A total of five people were transported for treatment. But a handful of congressional leaders do have an officer nearby. The assailant has been identified as James T. "If Scalise wouldn't have been on our team - unfortunately he was hit I hope he does well - but also by him being there he probably saved everybody else's life because if you don't have a leadership person there, there would've been no security there", Paul said.
After three hours - leaving the couple bound - Dubose and Rowe took off again with the couple's cell phone and Jeep. "We always work together, particularly at times like this", Goodwin said. "I'm sorry it ever happened. Come here and let me hold you". "My sympathies to the families". They held the terrified couple for three hours, until they chose to go on the run again.
The first said that he "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours". Hodgkinson , who had lashed out on social media against Trump and Republicans , was shot and killed by police officers including members of Scalise's security detail who responded.
Pence headed the Trump transition until inauguration day. Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. In his latest tweet, the president seemed to confirm he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice. Trump fired Comey on May 9, citing recommendations made to him by Rosenstein. Reporters with editors to please pressed to know what "shortly" means.
Carter was also on the phone with Roy for almost an hour while he was killing himself, and she urged him to get back in the vehicle when he hesitated. "It was Conrad Roy's idea to take his own life; it was not Michelle's idea", Cataldo said, according to the news station. The judge disagreed, saying he did not take into account in his verdict Roy's previous attempts at suicide.
The Central Valley will be an oven, with Sacramento expected to hit 103 on Saturday, 107 on Sunday and Monday and 109 on Tuesday. However, the triple-digits return Saturday for nearly all valley locations with highs between 99-103 degrees. Many regions of the state will be reaching temperatures in the triple digits. It is recommended that you do your most hard outdoor work in the morning when the temperatures will be milder.