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by | June 17, 2017 | 06:52

Texas Rep. Roger Williams , who coaches the GOP team, said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot, but "is doing well and is expected to make a full recovery". He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House. Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting, as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police special agent.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:54

The president during the campaign said he was going do away with that, he was going to change that Obama policy. JOHN YANG: The new policy bans transactions with enterprises, including hotels and other tourist-related businesses, ultimately owned by the Cuban military.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:52

The New York Times also reported that Mueller was seeking interviews with the three officials. The requests from Mueller also pointed towards a new scrutiny on whether the President tried to influence the Russian Federation investigation through conversations he had with Comey, whom he ultimately fired, or with other officials.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:42

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is also scheduled on Tuesday to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, a venue where the possibility of firing Mueller could arise. But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters traveling aboard Air Force One late on June 13 that "while the president has the right to" fire Mueller , "he has no intention to do so".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:43

The Senate's GOP majority hasn't released its own plan yet, and it's unclear if they will. Now, the question is whether lawmakers will be willing to walk out on a wire to back the bill without knowing how the public will receive it but with good reason to suspect they will hate it.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:38

The nuclear menace posed by North Korea was a leading concern among defence ministers at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue yesterday, amid rising tension over its recent series of missile tests. He criticized China's attempt to assert its claims to more than 80% of the South China Sea through artificial island building. China and Japan both claim islands in the East China Sea.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:41

Dozens of people remain missing after the fire engulfed the 24-story building early Wednesday, CNN reported . Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified because of the state of the remains. Earlier on Friday, May met victims privately at a central London hospital. The move came after strong criticism from London's mayor, Sadiq Khan .

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:38

France's Macron said the EU's door was still open for Britain as long as the negotiations were not finished, but that it would be hard to reverse course. "It's passing quicker than anyone believes". "We're ready on the European side". After meeting British negotiators Olly Robbins and Tim Barrow on June 12, Barnier told journalists he needs a British delegation that "is stable, accountable and that has a mandate".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:36

The European Commission said the one-day meeting between its chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Brexit Secretary David Davis will take place "as part of the sequenced approach to the talks" set out by the EU, which require progress to be made on withdrawal arrangements before any talks on trade can begin.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:31

Hundreds of people, gathered outside the town hall, said they wanted answers over the Grenfell Tower disaster . From within the tower itself, six bodies have been recovered and 11 more have been located, but are unable to be removed. Police have said 30 people are confirmed dead after the blaze, while media reports have said more than 70 are still unaccounted for. The building was home to around 600 people and whole families remain missing after the fire, which forced residents to flee ...

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:31

Doubt, however, has been cast on that explanation because of cryptic testimony from former FBI Director James Comey last week. "I think he's weighing that option", Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of " PBS NewsHour ".

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:21

The agency, which handles recording systems within the White House, told the Wall Street Journal "there are no records pertaining to your request that are referenced in these indices". They have sought copies of the tapes or memos, if they exist, by June 23. Mr. Flynn, who served as national security adviser, was sacked by the Trump White House for misleading the vice president concerning conversations he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:23

Rifts between the United States and its leading industrial allies over climate change deepened on Monday when Washington refused to subscribe fully to a Group of Seven statement on the environment . Despite the decision by the U.S., the second biggest polluter after China , to pull out of the deal, many analysts suggest the shift to a low-carbon economy is now unstoppable, with renewable prices tumbling and new clean technology being developed and deployed.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:23

Make no mistake. This was Davidson's victory. The First Minister repeated her position that she would proceed with "calm reflection in the national interest". And Davidson, who spearheaded the campaign to win 13 Conservative seats in Scotland , has considerable influence. But seats in the northeast of Scotland - Moray, Gordon, Angus as well as Banff and Buchan including fishing port Peterhead - were all won by Conservatives, defeating the SNP.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:10

He added that she knew what condition he was in and yet didn't call 911 or Roy's family. The judge presiding over the case reviewed extensive evidence, including thousands of text messages sent back-and-forth between the couple, and eventually ruled that Carter did little to stop Roy from putting himself in harm's way.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:08

The hills station of Darjeeling itself resembled a garrison town as security personnel in riot gear patrolled its streets and troops scoured the hills around for troublemakers. And in New Delhi , the Centre chose to put on hold sending fresh troops to the autonomous region as the state government of Mamata Banerjee has not yet submitted its report on the situation prevailing there.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:04

One of the attackers reportedly was holding a gun, but it jammed. The Shin Bet internal security agency identified the three perpetrators as Braa Salah and Asama Atta, both born in 1998, and Adel Ankush, born the following year. An Israeli civilian was lightly injured during an attempted stabbing attack near the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut early Saturday morning, the army said.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:05

Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to appoint an expert panel to look into the demands of the protesters. The GJM's call for a separate state of Gorkhaland gained momentum after six other hill parties extended their support and unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday for a new state to be carved out of Darjeeling hills.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:02

The president reported $37.2 million in income from Mar-a-Lago, his private Florida resort. The disclosure covers income for about 15 1/2 months ending in mid-April, according to disclosure rules. The form reflects the president's investments, other assets, income, retirement accounts and other holdings. Documents for those individual loans suggest Trump actually has a minimum of $500 million in debt.

by | June 17, 2017 | 06:01

The relay's opening ceremony is set for 2:30 p.m., followed by a survivor lap at 3 p.m. and a caregiver lap at 3:15 p.m. Those wishing to enter the lip sync contest should call Rose at 417-989-1282 to pre-register, and they should be sure to bring with them to Relay a CD of the song they're going to lip sync.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:58

President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling political party is on course to win a record majority in the second round of France's parliamentary election, two opinion polls showed on Thursday. The law would ban MPs and ministers from hiring family members and introduce stiffer penalties for corruption. The summit talks covered a set of other topical issues, including the situation in Libya and the Gulf crisis, on which the two countries have converging standpoints.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:58

In total, Kohl was chancellor for 16 years: from 1982-90 of West Germany , and from 1990-1998 the newly reunified nation. Former US presidents George HW Bush and Bill Clinton both called Kohl the greatest European leader of the second half of the 20th century.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:55

Parliament now "deserves a say", he said, adding that there was "perhaps an opportunity to consult more widely with the other parties on how best we can achieve it". The UK was warned by the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , that it risks crashing out of the European Union without a deal if it "wastes" much more of the two years put aside for the divorce talks.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:57

Hammond will use part of his speech to set out how the Treasury will ensure that infrastructure projects and business start-ups that now get support from European Union funds will be able to get support instead from United Kingdom institutions after Brexit.

by | June 17, 2017 | 05:58

Pakistan were expert with the ball, and fielded increasingly well too after dropping three early catches. "One thing we didn't do was adapt to conditions; coming from Edgbaston to a used wicket, Pakistan did that well and played better", Morgan said during the post-match presentations.