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by | June 15, 2017 | 04:15

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia hope a little-known clause in the Constitution will force President Donald Trump to separate himself from his businesses and release his tax returns and other financial information, contending in a lawsuit he is corruptible to foreign governments who make payments to his businesses from around the world.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:16

In the hours after the attack in Alexandria, Virginia, a picture began to emerge of a shooter with a mostly minor arrest record who worked as a home inspector and despised the Republican Party. She said the officer had gotten out of a parked auto, drawn a handgun and shouted something to the gunman, who then fired. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama., said Scalise "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:14

The injured included two officers with non-life threatening wounds. Two people are in critical condition. The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. "It was scary", Barton said. Lawmakers, staff members and even the young son of one of the members ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences to avoid the gunshots.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:09

Sir Major told BBC Radio 4's World at One that if the Conservatives "locked" themselves into a deal with one of the main parties in Northern Ireland, there was a danger the government would no longer be seen as an " impartial honest broker " in restoring the power-sharing arrangements and upholding NI institutions.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:05

And the Federal Bureau of Investigation says it's investigating the social media presence and motives of the IL man suspected in the shooting . Speaker Paul Ryan tweeted - "This morning the hearts of the whole House are with @SteveScalise , the fearless Capitol police, staff, and all those who were in harm's way".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:04

After catching up with Kat, Salman gave her a tight hug, and caught an auto rickshaw home from Mehboob Studios with filmmaker Ramesh Taurani. The " Tubelight " star maybe a little apprehensive about signing a dance film with choreographer-director Remo D'Souza, but that doesn't take away from the fact that he is extremely excited to be a part of the film.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:01

But Labour won seven Scottish seats in last week's election. But a return Mr Miliband, who led Labour for five years before defeat at the 2015 election, is also not being ruled out, according to Labour sources. Lesley Laird was elected last week to represent Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. "I know that she will do a fantastic job holding this miserable Tory government to account".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:02

Iraqi government forces flash the sign for victory while holding a Daesh flag in western Mosul's Zanjili neighbourhood on June 9, 2017, during ongoing battles to try to take the city from Islamic State (IS) group fighters. Riyadh denies the claim. He stressed that relations between the American and Iranian governments would continue to be at a standstill because "most of our problems with them can not be resolved".

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:54

Flames from the inferno lit up the night and black smoke spewed from the windows of the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington where more than 200 firefighters battled the blaze. It was fire up, up, up. "There were no fire alarms. I could not find the stairs". He said his uncle, who is 54 years old, has lived in the building for more than 25 years.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:55

A group called Rise and Resist, which was formed after Trump was voted to power in November previous year, has called on citizens in New York City to march to Trump Tower and hold demonstrations. This is not the first time that the group had celebrated Trump's birthday on such a large scale. "Happy Birthday to the president". The fringe group believe Trump is the " saviour of humanity ".

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:54

Mr Trump denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into his former national security adviser to be dropped. " I didn't say that ", Trump said, which amounts to accusing Comey of perjury - or willfully lying after taking an oath to tell the truth.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:54

Circa reported that in a closed session following Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last Thursday, the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director told lawmakers he confronted Lynch over a sensitive document reportedly suggesting she had agreed to stop any Clinton prosecution.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:52

Jody Martin said he got to the scene just as the first fire engine was arriving. Paul Woodrow, head of operations for the London Ambulance Service, said 20 of the 74 injured were in critical condition. Residents reportedly used bed sheets as makeshift ropes, while others are said to have jumped from their flats to escape the inferno as it tore through the building within minutes.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:47

Rosenstein testified that he is the only one who has the authority to fire Mueller, who was appointed following the May 9 ousting of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and that he had seen no good cause to do so. But the attorney general pushed back hard when asked what those problematic matters could be, retorting: "There are none". Harris: And you referred to a long standing DOJ policy, can you tell us what policy it is you're talking about? " This is a secret ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:46

The Presidential Office made the statement after Panama formed official diplomatic ties with the People's Republic of China on Tuesday, severing its century-old relationship with the Republic of China. In the aftermath of Panama's defection to Beijing, Taiwan's government said it would reevaluate its approach to cross-strait relations and would not rule out any possibility - including a potential change to the status quo.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:47

Next race: Firekeepers Casino 400, June 18, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Michigan. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes a stop at Pocono Raceway this weekend, and as the track's "Tricky Triangle" nickname suggests, building a winning DFS lineup at DraftKings for Sunday's Axalta presents the Pocono 400 won't be easy.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:38

The alert warned that North Korea would continue to rely on cyber operations to advance its military and strategic objectives. North Korea customarily denies any involvement in cyberattacks against foreign countries and has yet to release a statement on Washington's Technical Alert.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:36

The Scottish National Party (SNP) were down by 22, losing seats to the Tories, Labour and Liberal Democrats, in a major setback for Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon . "I think it's pretty clear who won this election ", Corbyn told reporters. May has said she favors a "hard" Brexit. The country would also gain full control over its borders.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:33

Trump cryptically refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped - a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them at a time when Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:37

Earlier in his press conference, Trump said he was "happy" with parts of Comey's testimony, including that the former FBI director said he had assured the president he wasn't personally under investigation regarding the Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion by Trump campaign aides.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:28

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield has expressed concern for the victims of Wednesday's shooting in Virginia and praised the bravery of Capitol Police who were protecting them. after receiving reports of a shooting. Meehan, who told reporters Scalise's security detail consists of two people and they usually sit in the stands on the first base side, said he had never felt unsafe there before.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:31

In a statement after their Beit Lechem meeting, the White House said that "President Trump raised his concerns about payments to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have committed terrorist acts, and to their families, and emphasized the need to resolve this issue".

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:29

Al Franken , D-Minn., after many hours of testimony. At the conclusion of a February 14 meeting, the sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief testified, Trump urged everyone but Comey to leave the Oval Office, including Sessions .

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:26

The man opened fire while the workers were gathered for their daily morning meeting before going out on their routes, he added. Gov. Charlie Baker urged attendees to plan out where they want to go and figure out how to get there. Auto shop owner Robert Kim says he brought cars inside and shut the gate Wednesday. Police closed down blocks surrounding the UPS center and helicopters circled overhead as employees lined up a block away.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:24

Former FBI Director James Comey testified earlier before the Senate intelligence committee said he knew of reasons why it would be problematic for Sessions to remain involved in the Russian Federation investigation, even before he recused himself .

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:21

The baseball field that is the scene of a shooting in Alexandria on June 14 where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was shot at a congressional baseball practice. He is married to the former Jennifer Letulle, and they have a daughter, Madison Carol, and a son, Harrison Joseph. He is the father of two children, Madison and Harrison.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:16

Julio Sanchez, spokesman for Guatemala's Conred national disaster center, told Reuters that a "damage assessment" has begun. The shallower the quake, the more unsafe it could be. The wounded suffered minor injuries caused by falling roof tiles or by falls in their attempt to be safe during the quake, said the state's Civil Protection Secretary, Luis Garcia.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:15

The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly on the matter ahead of Thursday's announcement and demanded anonymity. The violent brawl on May 6 occurred shortly before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was returning to the Turkish embassy after having met with President Donald Trump during a state visit.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:14

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has angrily denied that there were problems related to his decision to recuse himself from the FBI's investigation into Russian activities during the election. At a separate hearing Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he saw no reason to sack Mueller, whom he appointed as special counsel after Comey was fired.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:13

Eyewitness Muna Ali told the BBC that the blaze had "completely spread" within 30 minutes. The Australian High Commission in London is making inquiries to determine whether any Australians have been affected by the fire. The building was engulfed quickly, and London's fire commissioner says there have been "a number" of fatalities. Ruks Mamudu, who escaped her first-floor apartment in her pyjamas, realizes not everyone was so fortunate.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:11

Brent Andrew, spokesman for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, said Wednesday that the hospital had received victims, but he did not know exactly how many or their conditions. "Several of them said it was a driver they worked with who had a gun and opened fired". According to one early account, the shooter opened fire during a morning meeting among drivers.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:01

Hamilton led cleanly off the grid as, behind him, Verstappen attacked and swept around the outside into Turn One to take second place from Vettel , apparently clipping the front wing of the Ferrari in the process. "I wanted to get a trophy", said Vettel after being told that he looked like a man on a mission in the closing stages of the race. With this win, Hamilton has so far won 56 race championships.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:55

The run-offs take place next Sunday when the final results will be known. "With this result, there is a desire of the French to be coherent and want to give a majority to the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron ", government spokesman Christophe Castaner told TF1 news channel.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:51

KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC-40 was up 0.7 percent at 5,297 while Germany's DAX advanced 1. 1 percent at 12,908. A reading of 1.7% earlier on Wednesday had raised doubts that the Fed had further room to manoeuvre this year. Fed officials are wrapping up their two-day June meeting. Monetary policy makers believe that low rates support economic growth by lowering the cost of borrowing for businesses, homebuyers and consumers; raising rates is believed to reduce central bank ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:51

Reporting from the scene in the immediate aftermath of the blaze, Sky News producer Dan Cairns said residents had been told that if they received calls for help from people inside, to tell them they needed to try and "self-evacuate". Crews rescued 65 people, said Steve Apter, the fire brigade's director of safety and assurance. The more I looked up, floor upon floor. She and her grandson sat outside the building, helplessly watching those trapped on higher floors.