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by | June 16, 2017 | 09:45

According to a new report from the Washington Post , special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators have already interviewed the head of the NSA and the current director of national intelligence "as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice".

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:45

Scalise had been fielding balls at second base when he was shot and then dragged himself away from the infield in a trail of blood. Democrats cautioned against falling into partisanship or apportioning blame. Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times and was in critical condition following surgery. He is also a close friend of Scalise. The annual game has been played since 1909, and McSally said lawmakers applauded the announcement at an all-members meeting.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:41

The Scottish National Party were the other big losers on the night, suffering a humbling loss of 21 seats-unthinkable after their previously unassailable position north of the border. The EU will be dismayed at the uncertainty the election has created. She seems secure for the immediate future, because senior Conservatives don't want to plunge the party into a damaging leadership contest.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:36

Instead, Trump and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta say the administration is focused on getting universities and private companies to pair up and pay the cost of such learn-to-earn arrangements. Scott Walker, as his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, faced questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee on potential Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation and the firing of FBI Director James Comey .

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:36

Medics say a bullet traveled across Scalise's pelvis, breaking bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding. "His condition is critical, and he will require additional operations". Capitol Police at the Kansas Statehouse increased security after news of the shooting . Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama, who witnessed the shooting , told Bloomberg TV that he heard a "loud explosion" and saw a middle-aged man with a rifle as he looked down the third-base line.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:34

The amnesty will run from July 1 until September 30, allowing people to hand in unregistered or unwanted firearms with no questions asked. According to reports the government believes there are more than 260,000 illegal guns in the community.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:30

Carter, 20, is on trial for involuntary manslaughter in the death of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III , who was 18 when he committed suicide in July 2014. Carter's lawyer, Joseph Cataldo of Franklin, argued that Roy, who had previously attempted suicide in 2012, had long planned to kill himself. She was "unable to form intent" after switching to a new prescription drug months before Roy's suicide, and even texted his phone for weeks after he died, the psychiatrist testified.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:28

In a reflection of her newfound humility, May managed a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway in the first sitting after Thursday's general election . Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:31

He said that number was expected to rise and firefighters have said they did not expect to find any more survivors after rescuing 65. At last 12 people died and dozens were hospitalized when a fire ripped through a 24-story apartment building in northwest London , England, late night June 13 and into the morning.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:29

Two members of Scalise's Capitol Police security detail were wounded as they exchanged fire with the gunman, in what lawmakers described as several chaotic, terror-filled minutes that turned the baseball practice into an early-morning nightmare.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:26

Entire families are missing , and the death toll is certain to rise. The online portal stated that firefighters have so far rescued 65 people from the building. The Syrian Solidarity Campaign said on its Facebook webpage that Mohammed Al Haj Ali, a refugee from Syria, was one of those who had been killed. Fears grew for others, such as Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Zaynab.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:25

China will investigate claims that two of its citizens were engaged in illegal preaching before they were killed by Islamic extremists in Pakistan, a government spokesman said Wednesday. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi is scheduled to visit Kabul where he will meet Afghan officials and will work to discuss the possibility of organising a meeting between Afghanistan, Pakistan, the USA and China, the statement said.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:15

Wales remain four points off the top in third place but they know they will probably have to win their four remaining matches to give themselves a chance of heading to Russian Federation next summer. "We've just got to get a bit of mental sharpness back, I think we've got enough to touch those right buttons again". Serbia were really ramping up the pressure and Joe Allen was forced into a challenge on Filip Kostic which brought the first yellow card, ruling the Stoke midfielder out of ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:15

The Secret Service has no audio tapes or transcripts of recordings from President Donald Trump's White House , according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal . Trump first brought up the existence of possible taped conversations with Comey three days after he abruptly fired him . Reporters inquired about the supposed tapes during a Monday White House press briefing held by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:05

In the Hugh Hewitt show in 2015, Trump declared that he was not a believer in man-made global warming. "Everybody knows he isn't going to do that because he doesn't believe in it", Kerry continued. "It doesn't even contain the word "coal" in the agreement", Oliver said. "My suggestion here to Governor Baker is this is a really grand opportunity" said Lesser, who worked for President Barack Obama's White House .

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:00

The Northern Ireland-based party is being courted by May to create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left May short of a majority in Parliament. May is also scheduled to meet French President Emmanuel Macron later in the day. "We have failed to get our message about being the party of the ladder of opportunity across and we failed to get a message that we are also the party for the poor".

by | June 16, 2017 | 09:01

CNN has reported at the time that the White House was given only a brief heads up that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was naming Mueller to oversee Russian interference in the 2016 election and potential collusion from Trump's campaign associates.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:52

Theresa May desperately needs the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats to pass legislation. The Tories and the DUP are considering a "confidence and supply" arrangement which would see the Northern Irish party back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:44

The military said 290 people have died in over three weeks of fighting, including 206 fighters, 58 soldiers and 26 civilians. At the same time, they conceded that they may be facing up to 200 ISIS fighters still in the city, many of them snipers, which could make this a very long, drawn-out conflict.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:40

Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. He has received multiple units of blood transfusion. "I yelled, 'Quit shooting toward the houses, '" he said. Federal investigators are conducting emergency traces on the two firearms, an ATF spokesman tells NPR's Carrie Johnson.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:40

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks says he'll be starting in the outfield during tonight's congressional charity baseball game, a day after a gunman opened fire on him and others as they practiced. A senior administration official told the network that the mood inside the hospital was somber during Trump's visit, which happened hours after the shot congressman had completed surgery still in critical condition .

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:34

Earlier, Mr Corbyn said: "There are thousands of tower blocks around our country, there are hundreds of thousands of people living in tower blocks all over this country". Survivors, many of whom lost all their belongings in the blaze, spent the night at emergency shelters, as charities and local support groups were flooded with piles of boxes full of clothes and bedding from shocked Londoners.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:33

Victoria Police said: "The man did not gain entry to the cockpit". Mr Ashton said the man is a Sri Lankan national in Australia on a student visa, living in Dandenong and studying a hospitality course. "It would have been certainly worse if police had rushed in and potentially made a bad situation much, much worse" he said. Police and security officials are now under pressure to explain the delay in boarding the plane that was grounded at Melbourne's Tullamarine airport.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:32

At least 600 people were detained in Moscow - where riot police tried to push the crowds back sometimes by beating them with batons - and 300 in Saint Petersburg, according to an NGO that tracks arrests, with Navalny himself picked up by police as he was headed to the event.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:29

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was critically wounded in the attack, as were two U.S. Capitol Police officers assigned to his security detail and a House staff member. "While the attack today was a awful surprise, Matt's presence on the ball field, helping longtime colleagues and friends was not", Mika's family said.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:28

So how long could a guilty verdict see Cosby behind bars? The fate of comedian Bill Cosby is now in the hands of a jury in suburban Philadelphia. Andrea Constand watched from the front row of the packed courtroom gallery on Monday as Cosby's lawyers spent almost two hours seizing on inconsistencies in her story in a final push for acquittal.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:28

Moon said that Pyongyang and Seoul could "comprehensively discuss" the issues facing the peninsula, from the end of the DPRK's nuclear program to the establishment of a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula and the normalization of relations between the North and the U.S.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:23

Theresa May insisted the Government was "absolutely steadfast" in its commitment to the Northern Irish peace process as she faced questions on whether a DUP-Tory alliance would put fragile agreements at risk. The DUP leader said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, of course, to the nation generally".

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:16

Roger Williams , Zach Barth; lobbyist Matt Mika; and Capitol Police Agent Crystal Griner. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:17

Sessions: "I don't recall it". So, to the second and most important point: We aren't surprised by how some folks are now responding to Kamala Harris . Sessions then went on to describe the principle, at length. Harris: Did you ask staff to see the policy? Before you get super excited about the possibilities of further clarity into these American issues because Sessions might have said something, we're glad to let you know that Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:12

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said there were still "unknown numbers" of people in the smoldering ruins of the building. Firefighters were called to the 24-storey tower at 00:54 BST on Wednesday 14th June, and fought the blaze throughout the night, into the day, and onto the following night.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:14

He also openly disputed claims of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential elections made by acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Answering questions in the Thursday live broadcast, Putin said it was "very strange" that a director of an intelligence agency would make notes of his conversations with President Donald Trump and then leak them to public.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:11

The 45-year-old man was removed from a home in Brunswick south of Cleveland early Tuesday morning. The suspect was taken into custody and, then, to a hospital to be evaluated after he was subdued with a Taser by #Swat officers, said Lieutenant Robert Safran, Brunswick Police .

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:10

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will replace Sessions at the appropriations committees' hearing Tuesday. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

by | June 16, 2017 | 08:10

Scott Applewhite). President Donald Trump walks to his motorcade vehicle after visiting MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, where House Majority Leader Steve Scalise of La. He vented for years - in the form of letters to the local newspaper, calls to his congressman, and vitriolic Facebook posts - before crossing the line and turning to real-world violence.