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World Media Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'
Author: 0 Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

While authorities haven't yet a motive, Hodgkinson, who has a history of criminal violence, had volunteered for U.S. Sen. The unit is the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment. "It could have easily been 25 deaths or more ", Williams said . Iowa Senator Joni Ernst's tweeted , "please join me in praying for Steve Scalise, Capitol Police and all those impacted at the congressional baseball practice this a.m".

World Media French female politician left unconscious while out campaigning
Author: 0 French female politician left unconscious while out campaigning

Moments before Mrs Kosciusko-Morizet, a former minister who is known in France by her initials of NKM, was fronted up by a so-far unidentified shaven-headed man in his 50s. "I condemn this intolerable act of violence", said the PM. NKM, 44, a former environment minister in Nicolas Sarkozy's centre-right government, hopes to be elected in the second round of France's legislative elections on Sunday.

Author: 0 Special counsel homes in on Jared Kushner's business dealings

The Washington Post report suggests that scrutiny has been folded into the special counsel office, and includes Kushner's business dealings, though it offers no details on what that scrutiny is. Kushner has agreed to talk to the Senate Intelligence committee, and is expected to discuss these matters with the Senate intelligence staff, though the timing is still being worked out.

Author: 0 About 4000 More US Troops To Go To Afghanistan

Nonetheless, Trump has yet to sign off on it. Administration officials tell me he has been wary of getting sucked into a quagmire. The potential decision comes after Mattis confirmed to Congress on Tuesday that President Trump gave him the authority to alter the level of US forces able to deploy to the country.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon tells Theresa May new Brexit proposals are urgently needed

Mr Robertson became one of the SNP's most high-profile figures after the 2015 election, thanks to a weekly platform at Prime Minister's Questions. LONDON, June 12 Supporters of a so-called hard Brexit have been left "dead in the water" by British Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to secure a parliamentary majority in last week's election, Nicola Sturgeon , the head of Scotland's devolved government , said.

Author: 0 Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

Yet those penalties are melded with the Iran punishments. The agreement has also established a process for the Congress to review any attempt by Presidnent Donald Trump to relax, suspend or terminate the sanctions. The measure also would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. The Kremlin has always denied the claims, saying there was no "direct" proof that Moscow meddled in the USA presidential election.

Author: 0 ACT for America Celebrates Hate with "March Against Sharia Law"

Demonstrators against Islamic law (background) gather in New York Saturday, June 10, 2017 , as counter demonstrators line up across Centre St., foreground. It's now mid-Ramadan, the religion's holy month. Meanwhile, a number of counter-rallies have been scheduled in response to the " March Against Sharia ".

World Media Donald Trump 'to end Obama's Cuba appeasement'
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'to end Obama's Cuba appeasement'

Trump will also direct the secretaries of treasury and commerce to provide regulations that prohibit direct financial transactions with Cuban military intelligence and security services. In this August 31, 2016 photo, two passengers deplane from JetBlue flight 387 waving a United States, and Cuban national flag, in Santa Clara. Officials briefing journalists about the new policy were asked why human rights concerns had led to punitive measures in Cuba's case but were not playing a role in ...

Author: 0 Anti-Muslim rallies in United States draw large counter-protests

Counter-demonstrators holding "We Stand with Our Muslim Neighbors" signs use noisemakers to "drown out" anti-Sharia protesters in Seattle . "I love them. The organization, anchored in Washington, D.C., states on its website that it condemns bias against religious groups and is "proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with peaceful Western Muslims as well as peaceful Muslims worldwide".

World Media Notre Dame, Paris: Hundreds put in terror lockdown
Author: 0 Notre Dame, Paris: Hundreds put in terror lockdown

But he said the police response was "immediate and effective". Among the several hundred people ordered to remain inside the cathedral was former USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nancy Soderberg. 20 April 2017 - A convicted criminal who was investigated for threatening to kill police opens fire at police on the Champs Elysees in Paris , killing one and wounding two.

Author: 0 Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'

Rumors about whether Trump committed obstruction of justice have been circulating after Comey accused the president last Thursday of firing him to undermine the FBI's investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation. The investigation began last summer and encompasses Trump and his associates' alleged ties to Moscow, as well as the Kremlin's role in mounting a hacking attempt to influence the presidential race in Trump's favor.

Author: 0 Ryan: "Let Mueller do his job"

Ruddy sparked a media firestorm on Monday when he told the " PBS NewsHour " that Trump is considering firing Mueller . "I think he's weighing that option". Look who he is hiring. "Time to rethink", he tweeted . "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, both declined to discuss their own Trump communications during a hearing last week.

World Media Kathy Griffin in tears: Trump broke me
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin in tears: Trump broke me

PDT (1600 GMT) media conference. Comedian Kathy Griffin is receiving graphic death threats resulting from her recent photo shoot with Tyler Shields where she is holding a bloodied, decapitated head. "You know a lot of comics are going to go hard for Donald, my edge is that I'll go direct for Barron ". When asked how she felt about being fired from CNN she said it hurt her: "Look, there's a bunch of old white guys trying to silence me".

World Media Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller
Author: 0 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller

Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) about whether the special counsel could contest whether there was cause to fire him, Rosenstein responded, "I do not anticipate that it's going to arise". As attorney general, Sessions is unlikely to answer in detail questions about conversations he's had with Trump. Leahy told Rosenstein "you are not the witness who should be behind this table".

World Media May's key ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit
Author: 0 May's key ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

Brexit talks will begin Monday. When asked if a deal was in the making, DUP leader Arlene Foster told reporters in Dublin: "I think you know it takes two to tango and we're ready to dance". He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving for a solution that works for both sides.

Author: 0 Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor

The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. The congressman's vital signs have stabilized and his internal bleeding is under control, according to the doctor, who said Scalise's physicians were "encouraged" by his progress but remained cautious.

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

An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday. The White House recently began referring all questions on Trump and Russian Federation to the lawyer Marc Kasowitz. Mr Comey , who had been leading one of several Russian Federation inquiries, testified to Congress last week that Mr Trump had pressured him to drop the inquiry into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is disappointed to hear of President Trump's plan to reverse key elements of the trading relationship between the USA and Cuba, as outlined by President Obama in 2014 and by his visit past year.

Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

Infection also is a risk, especially if the intestines were perforated. Scalise was shot in the hip while practicing for the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday morning. Sava said she is in good condition and "good spirits". The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media.

Author: 0 Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Rosenstein told the Senate on May 17 that he knew Comey would be fired before he wrote the memo. "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director ( James Comey ) by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in Mocsow's election-related hacking.

World Media Hodgkinson took target practice in Belleville before leaving, neighbor says
Author: 0 Hodgkinson took target practice in Belleville before leaving, neighbor says

Roger Williams (R-Texas), and Capitol Police agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey were also wounded in the attack, but their injuries are not life-threatening. Bush and called for "voting all Republicans out of office". Hodgkinson had been angry about income inequality and conservatism. Spicer said Trump would not attend Thursday's congressional baseball game , which Scalise and others had been practicing for when he was shot, out of security and logistical concerns.

Author: 0 PM May nears DUP deal

A conclusion on the deal was expected on Wednesday, but the decision may now be delayed to next week, after the DUP said it would be inappropriate to conclude talks and announce a deal on the same day as a fire consumed a tower block in west London , killing 12 people.

World Media NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe
Author: 0 NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

Those officials - Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and Mr Rogers's recently departed deputy, Richard Ledgett - had agreed to be interviewed by Mr Mueller's investigators as early as this week, it said .

Author: 0 Amazon devices chief: HomePod and Echo ain't the same thing

Apple's smart assistant Siri must improve if the new HomePod speaker is to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home , experts have said . After all, the Amazon Echo is regarded in an entirely different gadget category, so it seems Apple has played it smart and demonstrated the strength of its new HomePod which could take down the Amazon Echo .

Author: 0 Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29

She raised concern that such a deal could put the Northern Ireland peace process at risk as the Government would no longer be an "honest broker" in the Good Friday Agreement . Earlier in the week ministers had already said the Queen's Speech was likely to be set back from its scheduled date of Monday June 19, because of ongoing negotiations.

World Media British PM May urges Qatar, Saudi and Bahrain to ease tensions
Author: 0 British PM May urges Qatar, Saudi and Bahrain to ease tensions

The Pentagon said in a statement that the deal "will give Qatar a state-of-the-art capability and increase security cooperation and interoperability between the United States and Qatar ". "This is of course proof that USA institutions are with us but we have never doubted that", a Qatari official in Doha said. He said that sanctions imposed by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt on Doha over alleged support for terrorism were not right, according to al-Qabas.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Similar statements were also issued by the UAE and Bahraini aviation authorities after a CNN interview of Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, Akbar al-Baker, who criticised the three Arab countries for the airspace closure. On the diplomatic front, the leadership of Saudi Arabia and Qatar have had close ties with Pakistani leaders. The country shares a land border with Saudi Arabia, and more than half of its food comes from its neighbor, as well as most of its milk.

World Media Emmanuel Macron's party looks set for big parliamentary win
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron's party looks set for big parliamentary win

Election officials on June 12 said that with almost all ballots counted, Macron's Republique en Marche party (Republic on the Move) had 28 percent of the vote in an election marked by a historically low turnout. Turnout was markedly down on Sunday compared with the last parliamentary election, reflecting a degree of fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his advance as well as a degree of election fatigue, experts said.

Author: 0 DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

Theresa May travelled to Paris this evening to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron. 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.

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