Author: 0 Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

He was shot in the hip in the Wednesday morning incident and the bullet fractured bones and injured internal organs, causing severe bleeding. Sava said doctors will not attempt to remove what are likely to be hundreds of bullet fragments from Scalise's body, saying the risk of such a procedure typically outweighs the potential benefits.

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Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

Well, it appears that Ruddy was right all along - he pointed out after the fact that the White House never denied the claim - as the New York Times is now reporting that the president has indeed entertained the idea . "I think Congress should now intervene and they should abolish the independent counsel", the former House speaker said. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told members of a Senate appropriations subcommittee that he is the only person who is able to fire special ...

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

Capitol Hill Democrats have a 7-2 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning at the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game, an annual tradition that has taken on renewed importance in the wake of Wednesday's shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. And even as the fans rose as one to cheer Scalise's name and the Capitol Police, there was no mistaking the lusty cheers for their own side as the game progressed.

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

The Washington Post reported Wednesday night that Trump himself is under investigation by special counsel Bob Mueller for the possibility that he obstructed justice in his decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey . On Wednesday, anonymous sources told the Washington Post that special counsel Robert Mueller told Senate investigators in a confidential hearing that he was looking into Trump's firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .

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Author: 0 Cuba Educational Policy Reversal Condemned

Payments to numerous Cuban companies owned by the regime's security forces will also be restricted. Trump said his administration will expose the crimes of the Castro regime and stand with the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom.

National Newsmax CEO says Trump is thinking about doing something really shocking
Author: 0 Newsmax CEO says Trump is thinking about doing something really shocking

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller last month , testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller. Look who he is hiring.check fec reports . "Don't waste time trying to undermine one of your few allies". The CEO is Newsmax Media called Mueller "illegitimate" as a special counsel because the investigation itself has no basis.

Author: 0 Escaped Inmates Held Terrified Couple Hostage Prior To Their Capture

Donnie Rowe , 43, was brought into custody along with 24 year-old Ricky DuBose in Shelbyville, TN. The men originally planned to have the woman drive them somewhere in her auto, but when she got in, the vehicle wouldn't start. They have been cellmates a few times in Georgia's prisons, had known each other for "quite a while" and may have planned the escape together, Department of Corrections Assistant Commissioner Ricky Myrick said.

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Author: 0 Hawaii Rebels Against Trump On Paris Climate Accord

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 Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

The shift started within minutes of the announcement online retailer Amazon would taking over the grocery chain Whole Foods . Amazon said on Friday that it would buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. In Whole Foods , Amazon is acquiring a company that has recently come under pressure from investors for its lagging performance. That was feeling of Taylor Malooly, 19, a University of Texas student at Whole Foods in Austin , who said a Whole Foods delivery service would have ...

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

A rifle bullet hit his left hip, shattering bones, tearing organs, and leaving him in a critical condition. Scalise was among four people shot by a lone gunman who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers practicing baseball at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park.

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Author: 0 Search goes on for seven United States sailors after collision off Japan

DESTROYER DESTROYED Damage is seen on the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast, after it collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship. At least three other Navy sailors were injured in the incident. Ms Schrimsher tweeted: "Just heard the sweetest voice and saw a wonderful face". "It could have been worse, so we're grateful", she said by phone.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan stun England to reach final

Since their woeful first-round exit at the 2015 edition, England had won plaudits for the dynamic way they had re- invented themselves as a "white-ball" side and they came into this match having won 11 of their previous 12 ODIs. I don't think there was any significant turning point. "But obviously, given the conditions, it didn't allow us to do was quite tough". But I would ask this: would we ever see a seam-friendly wicket in a tournament in the subcontinent? It could have ...

Author: 0 Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress

Once recovered, Scalise will be able to walk and hopefully run, the doctor said. Scalise was at the Republican team practice on Wednesday when a rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fire, changing the lives of several lawmakers and others gathered at the Virginia field across the river from the capital.

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Author: 0 Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

Defense attorney Brian McMonagle told the jury that Cosby and Constand were lovers who had enjoyed secret "romantic interludes", insisting the 2004 encounter was consensual. He urged the jury to reject the idea that Constand's sexual encounter with Cosby had been consensual. Cosby , as expected, waived his right to testify.

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Author: 0 US Govt agrees on new Sanctions on Russian Federation

United States senators sent Russian Federation a message Wednesday with a almost unanimous, bipartisan vote on a set of sanctions as part of the larger Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act, but they also were likely sending President Donald Trump a little memo as well.

Author: 0 Scalise named honorary coach of College World Series after shooting

LSU coach Paul Mainieri made the announcement Thursday, saying Scalise is in their prayers. He has only twice led the Seminoles to the finals (1986 and 1999). "I take numbers and throw them out the window at this point", Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan said this week. There hasn't always been a love affair with Martin from the fans in Omaha.

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

Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, told reporters. The round fragmented, and caused significant damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. Griner is still hospitalized at MedStar and "in good spirits", Sava said. Suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth.

Author: 0 Michelle Carter found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Michelle Carter's parents in the gallery. State law does not specifically ban encouraging another person to commit suicide . In allowing the trial to go forward, the court also wrote there was probable cause to show that "the coercive quality of the defendant's verbal conduct overwhelmed whatever willpower the 18-year-old victim had to cope with his depression ".

Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel for Russia probe

Others include former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and adviser Carter Page. Several congressional panels are also investigating the Russian Federation issue, which has cast a shadow over the early months of Trump's presidency. Mueller is also now investigating whether President Trump obstructed the investigation at all. Richard previously served as Virginia attorney general and US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Author: 0 Russian Federation investigation: White House allies add pressure on Mueller

The night before Tuesday's senate intelligence committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the sudden question of whether President Donald Trump might fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller prompted alarm from Democrats and notes of caution from Republicans.

National Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures
Author: 0 Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures

The government has though repeated its desire to engage in "respectful dialogue" with Washington. The presidents of all four organizations - the Illinois Beef Association, Illinois Corn Growers Association, Illinois Pork Producers Association and Illinois Soybean Growers - spoke on behalf of their members in the release saying, "Our farmer members are discouraged to hear that President Trump has chose to roll back the advancements we have made in agricultural trade opportunities with Cuba ...

Author: 0 Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources

Depending on how events play out, the Justice Department could face a crisis not seen since the so-called Saturday Night Massacre when President Richard Nixon's attorney general and deputy attorney general resigned after being ordered to fire the independent special prosecutor overseeing the Watergate investigation , said Jeffrey Cramer, a former federal prosecutor.

Author: 0 Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine

The special counsel's investigators are looking into questions of Russian interference in last year's election, and plan to speak to senior intelligence officials, a source familiar with the matter told CNN . In Thursday's edition, The Washington Post reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump "for possible obstruction of justice ".

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Author: 0 U.S. doctors dispute North Korean coma story

He added that it was cruel for North Korea to keep Warmbier in his comatose state for more than a year before returning him to the U.S. The reclusive country accused the University of Virginia student of anti-state activities. Visitors and medical personnel enter a transport plane carrying Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, before he is transferred to an ambulan.

National US lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
Author: 0 US lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

But he added: "We fully expect him to be able to walk", and "hopefully run". "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received since Wednesday's events", Jennifer Scalise said in the statement.

Author: 0 Hundreds protest after officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting

Tiffani Nielson said in a news release Saturday that officers began arresting protesters at 12:30 a.m. after issuing three warnings for them to get off of Interstate 94 in St. Anthony officer". His death was one of a series of fatal police shootings in recent years that spurred nationwide conversations on the culture of policing.

Author: 0 Deliberations continue in trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez

Jeronimo Yanez , a 29-year-old Latino officer, is charged in the July 6 death of Philando Castile , a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker in the St. Paul suburb of St. "I know that people are not protected against the police", she said, according to Minneapolis-based reporter Jon Collins . "We all know this is a sad case".

Author: 0 Trump announces new Cuba policy

Stopping short of reversal, President Donald Trump planned to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at halting the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations. Besides pledging to "expose the crimes of the Castro regime" and empower Cubans, Trump also demanded the release of political prisoners and called for free and fair elections.

Author: 0 Scalise undergoes more surgery and will require 'additional operations'

While the game provides some relief and bipartisanship in a town dominated by faction and division, the other more important aspect of the game has to do with how it benefits various charities. Earlier Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan paid a visit to his injured colleague, who faces the prospect of a lengthy hospitalization after getting shot in the hip at a baseball practice by a deranged man with grudges against Trump and the GOP.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports

Comey said in his public testimony that when Trump tweeted about possibly having "tapes" of a critical conversation with Comey - the contents of which Trump disputes - the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director felt it was urgent to get his contemporaneous accounts of the conversations into the public sphere.

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Author: 0 Putin warns new sanctions will 'complicate' ties between Russian Federation and US

The legislation would put into law penalties that were imposed by the Obama administration on some Russian energy projects, a move in 2014 that came in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine . Tillerson has said Trump tasked him with a "re-engagement process with Russian Federation", including greater cooperation in Syria and deputy-level meetings to deal with "irritants" in the relationship.

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Author: 0 Iran vows measures against new US sanctions

However, current US President Donald Trump called it "the worst deal ever negotiated" during his campaign for the White House. The Senate approved on Thursday, June 15 the sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and other activities not related to the worldwide nuclear agreement.

Author: 0 Aircraft, vessels search for missing United States sailors

The Fitzgerald's commanding officer, Cmdr. The USS Fitzgerald was back at its home port in Yokosuka Naval Base south of Tokyo on Saturday with extensive damage to its hull. The Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal is seen in the waters off Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, after it had collided with the USS Fitzgerald .

Author: 0 Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes

As I noted last month, I don't think any tapes exist. In that meeting, Comey said the president asked him to let the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn go. "I appointed him; I stand by that decision, " he said. More than four decades ago, the Senate voted to create a special investigative committee to look into the Watergate break-in, and Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor, subpoenaed the White House tapes from Nixon.

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Author: 0 List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

The wife of a man who shot a US congressman and four others at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia said she had no idea he was going to the Washington D.C. Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon said Friday, even though the lawmaker arrived at the hospital Wednesday at imminent risk of death.

Author: 0 Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself . A source on Trump's legal team attempted to clarify the missive, claiming he was reacting to media reports about the investigation rather than offering public confirmation.

Author: 0 Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

When The Washington Post reported this week that Mueller was investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, a spokesman for the President's private attorney called the leak "outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". The White House confirmed Mr Mueller was among the candidates the president interviewed to replace Mr Comey. "Mueller and Comey have been close friends for a long time".

Author: 0 The top 3 miss US Open cut, Fowler lurking

It didn't matter at that point, because I was so far from the cut line. Rory McIlroy will miss the cut, but at least one of his US Open records is safe - 35 consecutive holes without a bogey to start a US Open . "This is the United States Open". No other information was provided. Elsewhere, last year's U.S. Masters champion Danny Willett withdrew from the event with a sore back on Friday as the Englishman's injury woes continued.

National Bill Cosby case ends in mistrial
Author: 0 Bill Cosby case ends in mistrial

Lawyers for Andrea Constand issued a statement on her behalf Saturday. Meanwhile, Constand's attorneys are "confident that these proceedings have given a voice to the many victims who felt powerless and silenced", they said in a statement.

Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting

Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting , as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police special agent.

National Ed Gillespie narrowly wins GOP primary for Governor
Author: 0 Ed Gillespie narrowly wins GOP primary for Governor

Mark Warner in 2014, when Democrats across the country were swept from office. Corey Stewart , Prince William County Board of Supervisors chair, was among those seeking the nomination in the race to succeed Gov. Gillespie likely will begin the race with significantly more money than Northam, who will need to refill his campaign chest after flooding the airwaves with commercials to fend off Perriello.

Author: 0 Havana says Trump's policy on Cuba doomed to fail

Anti-President Donald Trump protester chants anti-Trump slogans during the president's visit to the Manuel Artime Theater, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami . Cuban officials said Wednesday that almost 285,000 U.S. visitors flocked to Cuba in the first five months of 2017, roughly the same number as for all of a year ago.

Author: 0 May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

Police said it may not be possible to identify some of the bodies, while the list of those missing based on accounts of friends and survivors reached around 80 people, including the 30 confirmed dead. British authorities are launching a criminal investigation into the London apartment building fire - as the death toll from the blaze has almost doubled, to 30.

Author: 0 Steve Scalise Has 'Improved in Last 24 Hours,' Remains in Critical Condition

Scott Applewhite, File). Doctors said he was near death upon arrival at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago .

National GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'
Author: 0 GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

McConnell is trying to eviscerate the Affordable Care Act using methods completely at odds with how the law was originally brought to life seven years ago. One of Trump's main election promises was to repeal and replace the ACA. A group governors is echoing President Trump's criticism of a House GOP health care bill, saying it threatens coverage for the most vulnerable.

Author: 0 Seconds podcast: The jury deliberates

Paulsen relied on a PowerPoint presentation to articulate the major points of his argument, including Yanez's statements to an agent from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Leary III presides over the trial of Jeronimo Yanez in St. Paul Monday. The prosecutor said Yanez's defense team may tell you that the shooting was Castile's fault since Castile had marijuana in his system, but Paulsen said there is no credible evidence that he was actually impaired.

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Author: 0 Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

To that point, a required foreign lobbying form filed by Saudi Arabia on May 31 shows the kingdom spent $270,000 on lodging and food at the Trump International Hotel between October 2016 and March 2017. His book " The Art of the Deal " is having a comeback of its own. The president reported up to $ 7 million in book royalties, including $1 million to $5 million from his book "Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America".

National Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest
Author: 0 Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest

Castile's family cursed and stormed from the courtroom and citizens flocked by the hundreds to the state Capitol to vent their anger. St. Paul police estimated that 2,000 people marched peacefully through the streets, including a crowd gathered outside the Minnesota state Capitol.