by | June 19, 2017 | 05:00

Under Justice Department rules, Mr. Trump would seemingly have to order Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein to rescind department regulations protecting a special counsel from being fired for no good reason, and then to fire Mr. Mueller was the Federal Bureau of Investigation director from 2001 to 2013. 'I have known Mr. Mueller over the years. Trump supporters like Newt Gingrich , on the other hand, have attacked Mueller and have called into question his credibility and ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:00

Rosenstein had written a scathing memo criticizing Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, which the White House initially cited as the impetus for Comey's ouster. Trump's decision to go after Rosenstein sparked widespread speculation in Washington that he may dismiss the deputy attorney general in yet another attempt to get past the Russian Federation investigation, although the likely effect of such a step would be to ignite a new political firestorm and claims ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:57

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. "I can go around them" And he touted a new Rasmussen tracking poll that put his approval rating at 50 percent - an outlier among six June polls that found it ranged from 34 percent to 42 percent.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:52

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity. The rifle round caused severe bleeding, and a doctor said Friday that when he was admitted he was critical with imminent risk of death, but had improved.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:49

Sue Hodgkinson stood unsteady and emotional as a local sheriff's deputy held her hand and led her to a bank of several microphones. But when his wife was specifically asked if politics "consumed" him, she refused to say. "She had no idea he would do this". Sue Hodgkinson, who works at a tax firm, said she and James didn't see much of each other from January to March because of her job.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:48

Most observers would suggest that the Cavs are the team best positioned to challenge the dominant Warriors again next season, but we have taken a look at five other contenders. What's the point of watching a game between the Celtics and Pacers, or the Spurs and Rockets, in December, January or February when you know it won't matter come June? The Warriors did not blow out the Cavaliers in Game 5; Cleveland held the lead until about halfway through the second quarter, and remained in ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:48

They watched. almost two years ago, then-U.S. President Barack Obama pursued, and secured, a thaw in relations with its longtime nemesis Cuba and the Castro government. By law, travel to the island from the U.S.is still generally limited to 12 authorized categories such as educational activity, humanitarian projects, and support for the Cuban people.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:41

Open at Oakmont, and he will be more impressed if Thomas , or anyone else in contention, can put together a 63 on Sunday. "Then now, all of a sudden, they make it tough and fair but people are 12-under so people are complaining, so like, let's pick one side or the other here".

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:39

By reaching 7,489 points for her career, she passes Tina Thompson for first on the all-time scoring list. Taurasi needed 14 points coming into the game, and broke Thompson's record late in the first half on a layup with the Phoenix Mercury trailing big.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:42

He was working a previous crash when two cars collided in the center lane of the intersection. "We appreciate all of the support FHP has received and continues to receive", the statement said. Troopers and other agencies saluted as bishop's body was taken through a midnight procession in Gainesville. Our thoughts are also with the entire Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and Florida Highway Patrol family as they grieve the loss of Sergeant Bishop.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:35

Trump lashed out on Twitter , calling the news a "witch hunt" and a "phony story". The natural interpretation of that statement is that the president is, in fact, under investigation - but Trump attorney Jay Sekulow said Sunday that is not the case.

by | June 19, 2017 | 04:28

Brand was sworn in as associate attorney general on May 22. Before Trump axed Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , he specifically asked Rosenstein to write a memo justifying the move. The decision sits with Mueller about whether enough evidence exists to call for charges in any part of the probe, CNN reported . One source said Rosenstein has yet to formally ask career attorneys inside the Justice Department for their opinion on whether he should recuse himself.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:34

Trump has lashed out on Twitter repeatedly, calling the reports of obstruction of justice "phony" and railing against what he called "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". With Mueller maxed out and required to leave his post , President Barack Obama plucked Comey from the private sector and appointed him Federal Bureau of Investigation director in 2013.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:35

If Rosenstein was trying to appease Trump , he did not succeed: On Friday morning, the president publicly suggested that the deputy attorney general had joined the conspiracy against him. Mr Trump , who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in United States policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by legal experts that his tweets may be used against him in the ongoing investigation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:33

Dave McMenamin of ESPN was the fire-starter, reporting a year ago that James might want to unite with his superfriends Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade in Los Angeles at some point. In a tweet that amassed over 100,000 retweets, Smith called Durant's decision to play for GSW "weak". Coach Steve Kerr told KTVU-TV he was proud that the team came back from the heartbreak of losing last year's championship to the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:37

In an extraordinary piece in the New York Times , it's revealed that President Trump views Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein "less as executors of law than as salaried staff". Rosenstein took over the Russian Federation probe soon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:34

Bryce Benson, were evacuated from the damaged vessel and are being treated at the U.S. naval hospital at Yokosuka, the home of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet. "Search and rescue efforts continue by U.S. and Japanese aircraft and surface vessels in the hopes of recovering the seven USS Fitzgerald (crew) still unaccounted for", the navy said on Saturday evening.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:29

Cheered by Cuba hardliners in both parties, Trump's new policy is broadly opposed by US businesses eager to invest in Cuba . It's for the Cuban people to decide whatever changes are necessary in the island. "When Cubans take concrete steps, we will be ready, prepared and able to return to the table to negotiate that agreement, which will be much better", he said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:26

It was unclear what prompted the warning, but the Trump administration has continuously hammered the media and political insiders over intelligence leaks. What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation.

by | June 18, 2017 | 07:12

The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games in the Finals. Clearly it's something James has struggled with throughout the years. Does Cavaliers general manager David Griffin look to star free agents or trade deals? "This is something that we want to continue to do, but for us to have these conversations that we had nearly a year ago and now being in this position, worth every shot ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:57

They are the unknown heroes of the U.S. Open tournament. Johnson also missed the cut at the Memorial, so this was the first time since 2013 (Pebble Beach, Riviera) that he has missed the cut in consecutive events. His best finish was a tie for 37th a year ago at Oakmont. He missed the cut in the last two U.S. Opens. While McIlroy and Day will return to competition next week at Travelers, Johnson, who welcomed a second son to the family earlier this week, will be taking a month off.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:41

Four men, including Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist, were shot and wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, opened fire on the lawmakers as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:35

Tennessee authorities said the pair held the elderly couple hostage for almost three hours before tying them up and stealing their vehicle. Authorities in Rutherford County captured two Georgia fugitives accused of double homicide after they tied up a couple and led police on a chase that closed Interstate 24 Thursday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:29

Hamlin was the fastest auto late in the race, leading 34 of the 125 laps. Busch piloted the No. 18 Toyota to the pole position in Saturday's pole qualifying session. "Elliott [Sadler] was pushing us really hard on the restart, which got us the lead". Kyle Busch qualified on the pole, but didn't hold the lead long.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:29

Secretary of Defense James Mattis warning that a potential war between the U.S. and North Korea would be "catastrophic". "It's possible to have both by withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement". "This pact was signed by former President Obama without Congressional approval". French President Emmanuel Macron posted a video online in English calling on climate scientists to come to France and ending with the message, "We all share the same responsibility, make our planet great again".

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:32

The event raised more than than $1 million for local charities, double what it did the year before, spokeswoman Meredith Raimondi said. Organizers chose to go on with the game on Wednesday, hours after the shooting . 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.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:28

Bill Cosby remained tight-lipped as the lawyers argued for and against him inside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on the sixth day of his trial on the sexual assault case filed against him by a former Temple University staff member, Andrea Constand .

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:30

After six days of deliberation, the seven men and five women selected to serve on the jury were unable to render a unanimous verdict on any of the three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault with which Cosby had been charged. "It's too early for him to celebrate", said attorney Gloria Allred. BLOCK: Goldie, 60 - some 60 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:27

Walmart dropped 5.4 per cent, haemorrhaging $12.9 billion in market value. Although Amazon's plans for Whole Foods is not clear, the acquisition has some wondering what will happen to the chain's existing stores. The message is this: The brick-and-mortar retail business that pioneered organic , fresh food and the country's dominant e-commerce company makea powerful combination.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:22

We continue to seek information on any encounters the public may have had with him in his home state of IL or in Alexandria , Virginia, where law enforcement believe he has been staying since March 2017. "I would argue that the president is at least - is partially - again, not in any way totally but partially to blame for demons that have been unleashed", said South Carolina Rep.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:13

Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, arrived at the hospital in a critical state, facing "an imminent risk of death", according to Sava. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. Mr Scalise was airlifted to hospital in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Dr Sava said .

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:14

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. 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.

by | June 18, 2017 | 06:10

The Japanese coastguard said the Fitzgerald was experiencing some flooding but was not in danger of sinking, while the merchant vessel was able to sail under its own power. An earlier statement from the Seventh Fleet said that the crash caused "significant damage and associated flooding to two berthing spaces, a machinery space, and the radio room".

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:59

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by | June 18, 2017 | 05:58

Scott Applewhite, File). Scalise was shot in the hip Wednesday morning while practicing for a Congressional baseball game . Rep. Steve Scalise , the third-highest-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, is still in critical condition after undergoing the latest in a series of surgeries Thursday morning as a result of a gunshot wound to his hip.