• GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery
GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

Sava made it clear the situation was even more dire than it first seemed, but that now "an excellent recovery is a good possibility" for the congressman, though he faces more surgeries and weeks more in the hospital before he can begin his recovery.

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  • Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself
Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller , although the White House later denied it. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Comm...

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  • Trump, via angry tweets, confirms he's under investigation
Trump, via angry tweets, confirms he's under investigation

In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied against...

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  • Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves
Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly held a news conference on January 31, after the rollout of Trump's first travel ban, to insist several times that the president's executive order was not a "ban". Opponents of the travel ban must file a response to the government's latest request by next week. The administration said the travel ban was n...

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  • Comey Welcome in Russia Says Putin
Comey Welcome in Russia Says Putin

If James Comey faces persecution for giving the media a memo detailing his interactions with President Trump, Vladimir Putin would happily grant the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director asylum in Moscow, the Russian president and unrepentant troll said Thursday.

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  • Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says
Comey Firing Could be Part of Special Counsel Investigation, Rosenstein Says

Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy made the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe. The White House has used a memo he wrote to justify Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey , but that Trump action may now be part of the probe.

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  • US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson was later shot by police and died thereafter. A relative said Friday morning that his condition at George Washington University Hospital had been upgraded from critical to serious.

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  • Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic
Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. Mika, a MI native, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. Hundreds of bul...

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  • Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'
Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

In critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise faces a "much more difficult" struggle to recover from his gunshot wound than first thought, President Donald Trump says. "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these fearless public servants, he has been advised tha...

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  • Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests
Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

An opposition organizer for Navalny in Vladivostok on the Pacific coast was detained and fined for illegally organizing a rally, according to state news service RIA Novosti, which cited a regional lawmaker. As the correspondent of the TV channel Jill Dougherty, the young people with whom she was able to talk, think about your future and about w...

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  • Confirmed death toll in London fire rises to 30
Confirmed death toll in London fire rises to 30

Flames and smoke engulf a tower block, in north Kensington , West London , Britain June 14, 2017. Tucker and others reported that fire safety concerns raised by residents had fallen on deaf ears, the fallout from the disaster fed into the broader political picture.

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  • Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

The opening ceremony will begin at the St. Petersburg Stadium at 4 p.m. Moscow time (1300 GMT) on Saturday, two hours before a match between Russian Federation and New Zealand, reports Tass news agency. Petersburg, and surprised themselves to beat a local team 3-0, taking the edge off their disappointment at the national team's 2-0 loss to Russian ...

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  • Search for seven sailors after United States destroyer damaged in container ship collision
Search for seven sailors after United States destroyer damaged in container ship collision

Bryce Benson, who was taken by helicopter to a U. S. Navy hospital in the Japanese city, the Navy said. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said his thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families. Meanwhile, the container ship that had crashed into it was docked at Tokyo's Oi wharf, where crew members were quest...

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  • Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire
Two Gambians feared dead in United Kingdom fire

In his latest update on the recovery operation, Mr Cundy said a search of the burnt out building in north Kensington had resumed after a brief pause because of fears about the safety of the structure. "Put to the test, the United Kingdom has been resolute in the face of adversity", the Queen said. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William met with volu...

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  • Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Scalise, meanwhile, continued to improve, his doctors said . The list on James Hodgkinson's notepad had the names of three GOP congressmen who are all members of the House Freedom Caucus - Reps. It is not clear whether the gunman specifically targeted them in the attack. He's had a second surgery and will be in the hospital a while. Rep. S...

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  • Trump tweet appears to confirm investigation
Trump tweet appears to confirm investigation

Before the day ended, the White House was hit with the latest in a cascade of headlines relating to the Russian probe: a Washington Post story reporting that Mr Mueller is investigating the finances and business dealings of Mr Jared Kushner, Mr Trump's son-in-law and adviser.

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  • Killing of Kashmiri policemen a cowardly act: Jaitley
Killing of Kashmiri policemen a cowardly act: Jaitley

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander, Junaid Mattoo and his two associates were killed in a gunfight with forces in Islamabad district. Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), banning the assembly of four or more people, was imposed in south Kashmir's Kulgam and Anantang today, a day after (LeT) militants ambushed a police jeep and ...

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  • Terrorists offer 'gun salute' at LeT Terrorist Mattoo's funeral
Terrorists offer 'gun salute' at LeT Terrorist Mattoo's funeral

India on Friday lost its six courageous sons as militants ambushed a police party at Achabal in Anantnag district of South Kashmir . The two armies have traded heavy fire along the de facto border nearly daily in recent weeks, killing civilians and soldiers on both sides while accusing each other of breaching a 2003 ceasefire agreement.

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  • Commission on Civil Rights to probe Trump administration enforcement
Commission on Civil Rights to probe Trump administration enforcement

Elsewhere, Trump administration appointees have launched similar initiatives. "That is not an option under the law, and OCR does not have the option to pick and choose the cases it wants to open". "They are hinting that they are not enforcing the law", said Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. Education...

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  • North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills
North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills

North Korean state media made no mention of the reported launches Thursday, but earlier warned Japan not to "gamble on its destiny". The missiles, which the South said flew about 125 miles, were tested in waters between the Korean peninsula and Japan, where USA aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan participated in join...

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  • Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige
Islamic State claims responsibility for Melbourne seige

Police Commissioner Graham Ashton said earlier Tuesday that the incident was being treated as "a terrorist attack". " We believe this person was there with those sorts of [terrorist] intentions, albeit we don't know whether it was something planned or something spontaneous at this stage ", he said.

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  • Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller — CEO of Newsmax
Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller — CEO of Newsmax

Rosenstein would be the one to fire Mueller, which he repeatedly assured senators Tuesday he would not consider without "good cause". "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without cause", he added . Sanders confirmed to reporters Tuesday night that Trump did interview Mueller. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich who had ...

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  • #AstanaMeet: Terrorism is a major threat to humanity: Modi
#AstanaMeet: Terrorism is a major threat to humanity: Modi

Modi thanked Xi for supporting India to join the SCO and said that the two countries should respect each others core interests and appropriately manage differences, according to the Chinese foreign ministry post. "We speak in favor of opening cross-border routes in time set by the governments of the SCO member states", Xi said at the SCO summi...

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  • Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'
Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said . "The congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the ...

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  • Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel
Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

Due to Jeff Sessions's recusal, this would be Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff has publicly warned Mr Trump that Congress would find a way to reappoint Mr Mueller if he was sacked. Can the President indeed fire the special counsel? The interview was first reported by PBS. GOP Congressman Leonard Lan...

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  • Trump tweets about Clinton after news of obstruction of justice investigation
Trump tweets about Clinton after news of obstruction of justice investigation

He also brought up Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and questioned whether her actions amounted to obstruction of justice. Borrowing some presidential campaign rhetoric, Trump called Hillary Clinton crooked and said she "destroyed phones" with a hammer and "bleached emails".

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  • Trump Appears to Confirm That He's Being Personally Investigated
Trump Appears to Confirm That He's Being Personally Investigated

That would leave Brand, the associate attorney general, in charge of a probe that now has Trump squarely in its crosshairs. The Justice Department did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment. He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controve...

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  • Under pressure to soften Brexit, May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Under pressure to soften Brexit, May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the European Union was ready to start negotiating with Britain about its exit from the EU on June 19, as planned, saying she assumed that the talks would proceed despite last week's parliamentary election in Britain .

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  • Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller
Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

Last week, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) "asked Rosenstein to provide a letter to Mueller that assure he will be fully independent as he leads the Justice Department's investigation into potential collusion between associates of the Trump campaign and Russian Federation".

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  • Curry, Durant committed to Golden State
Curry, Durant committed to Golden State

He was already one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history before his move to the Warriors , after collecting the scoring title four times and picking up MVP honours in 2014. "We've overcome a lot of doubts", said Tulio Zelada, 28, a San Francisco resident who attended the parade. Fans have spent the week snapping up...

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  • Philippines violence: Marawi civilians trapped as fire breaks truce
Philippines violence: Marawi civilians trapped as fire breaks truce

There are about 1,200 Islamic State (IS) group operatives in the Philippines , including foreigners of whom 40 are from Indonesia, the Indonesian defense minister told an global security forum in Singapore yesterday. "This equipment will enhance the (Philippine Marines") counterterrorism capabilities, and help protect (troops) actively engaged i...

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  • Japan's Sakai halts Prannoy's dream run in Indonesia Open semis
Japan's Sakai halts Prannoy's dream run in Indonesia Open semis

Both players stayed within touching distance of each other and were level till 19-19 before Son won a match point after a long rally. Son took a lead of two points but an exceptional run by Srikanth, that saw the Indian win three back to back points with smashes and drop shots alike, got the Indian an early lead.

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  • Police commander says London tower block search may take months
Police commander says London tower block search may take months

Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said parts of the building remained unsafe and it would take a long time to complete a detailed search of every floor. She said earlier that the national mood is somber but that Britain is resolute in the face of adversity. The latest figure included the 30 already confirmed to have died in the devastating fire on ...

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  • Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing
Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

While President Trump denied all the allegations levied on him, Comey revealed that the documented memos were a testament to his claims, a portion of which was published by the The New York Times , with the hope of a new counsel being appointed.

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  • Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate
Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

In the aftermath of the an attempted mass assassination of GOP congressmen on a baseball field Wednesday morning in Virginia, Capitol Hill buzzed with calls for unity and bipartisan prayers for wounded Louisiana Rep. He had been a volunteer in the Democratic primary campaign of Sen. "They have an NRA rating they want to keep", he said . Chel...

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