• Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial
Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

Bill Cosby's sexual assault case has been declared a mistrial after jurors failed to reach a verdict on the sixth day of deliberations. By Thursday morning, after almost 30 hours of discussions spanning three days, the jurors told O'Neill they were at a stalemate.

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  • Doctor hopes Rep. Scalise can make 'excellent recovery' despite risk
Doctor hopes Rep. Scalise can make 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Congressman Steve Scalise is in surgery for a third time at a Washington , D.C. hospital. The shooter, identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police. We are especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana an...

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  • Many hurt as vehicle rams pedestrians in North London
Many hurt as vehicle rams pedestrians in North London

The mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists that has since become a centre for inter-faith outreach. It is located a short walk away from Emirates Stadium, home of the Arsenal football club in north London . May attempted to counter that feeling in her speech, declaring that police arrived at the scene within one minute, and that a ...

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  • Trump's lawyer says President not informed he is under investigation
Trump's lawyer says President not informed he is under investigation

He has used the term repeatedly-notably on Thursday, when he said the "single greatest witch hunt in American political history" is being led by "very bad and conflicted people". The president has directed some of his frustration at Rosenstein and Mueller. Sen. Trump has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also dis...

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  • Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'
Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'

The gunman, James T. Hodgkinson , died from injuries sustained in the ensuing shootout with police. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. After additional surgeries and rehabilitation, Scalise can be expected to walk "and hopefully run", Sava said. Once it has lodged in bone or muscle, "it's...

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  • The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice
The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

The Congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time. WASHINGTON (AP) - Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was upgraded from "critical" to "serious condition" Saturday and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting at a Republican baseball practice outside Washington.

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  • Trump Friend Chris Ruddy Slams Spicer Over Mueller Flap
Trump Friend Chris Ruddy Slams Spicer Over Mueller Flap

Under the regulations governing the appointment of a special counsel, 28-CFR-600, and I quote: 'The special counsel may be disciplined and removed from office only by the personal action of the attorney general. "With respect to this subject, only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment", White House press secretary Sean Spicer a...

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  • Shooting becomes test of Trump-era gun politics
Shooting becomes test of Trump-era gun politics

There was also a shooting in San Francisco on Wednesday that left three people dead plus the shooter at a UPS facility. "On a rare occasion (in the past), you know, I'd have my gun in the glove box or something", he added, "but it's going to be in my pocket from this day forward".

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is upgraded to serious from critical
Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is upgraded to serious from critical

Hodgkinson 66, who was from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, died after being shot by police. Scalise "continues to show signs of improvement", the hospital said Saturday. Scalise, 51, spoke while lying injured on the ball field but went into shock when he was transported by helicopter to the hospital in the District of Columbia.

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  • Education Department Closes Transgender Student Cases, Scales Back 'Systemic' Civil Rights Investigations
Education Department Closes Transgender Student Cases, Scales Back 'Systemic' Civil Rights Investigations

However, groups that advocate for transgender students fear that the OCR is trying to shirk responsibility for protecting students against bathroom discrimination. That issue has been a key one at some colleges and in state legislation. In a statement , the commission expressed concerns that the Trump administration's proposed budget cuts to c...

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  • Schiff: 'Useless' for Trump to Fire Mueller
Schiff: 'Useless' for Trump to Fire Mueller

Although noting that Trump said Friday he would answer Mueller's questions under oath, Sekulow declined to rule out ordering at some later date the firing of the widely praised Mueller, who preceded Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

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  • Conservative Leader: Special Counsel Mueller To Leave?
Conservative Leader: Special Counsel Mueller To Leave?

In an interview on CNN's "New Day", Ruddy said, "I think it is a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator".

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  • Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'
Newt Gingrich: Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

Noting that Trump is "infuriated" by all this "Russian bologna", Gingrich also rebuked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for appointing special counsel Robert Mueller . Gingrich once praised Special Counsel Robert Mueller on May 17 as a "superb choice" and praised his reputation as "impeccable for honesty and integrity".

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  • Trump says no one has any proof on Russia
Trump says no one has any proof on Russia

He did not cite specific reports. The probe Mueller "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported yesterday.

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  • Key moments after the police shooting of Philando Castile
Key moments after the police shooting of Philando Castile

Protests erupted in Minnesota Friday after a local twin cities police officer was found not guilty in a controversial shooting death past year. Black gun owners have grown more concerned about their gun rights in light of police officer Jeronimo Yanez being cleared of shooting Philando Castile .

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  • No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official
No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Robert Mueller: US justice official

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, said any move to oust Mueller would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed special prosecutor Archibald Cox over Cox's subpoenas for White House tapes.

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  • Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s
Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s

Scalise, 51, and four others were wounded when an IL man opened fire Wednesday morning on the team practice in Alexandria. Doctors immediately performed surgery, but additional operations will be required, the hospital said in the late-night statement .

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  • Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources
Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources

Former FBI Director James Comey , who testified under oath before Congress last week, indicated that he told Trump on multiple occasions that he personally was not under investigation during the Russian Federation probe. As part of his probe into possible obstruction, Mueller has requested interviews with senior intelligence officials about th...

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  • Trump decries 'witch hunt' even as lawyer insists no probe
Trump decries 'witch hunt' even as lawyer insists no probe

He told CBS' "Face the Nation" that there has been no notice from the office of the special counsel , Robert S. Mueller III, that Trump is under investigation . "This is is going to move forward", he said. Trump is under pressure to reveal whether he has any tape recordings of private conversations with Comey.

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  • United States police officer acquited for killing black man
United States police officer acquited for killing black man

A jury on Friday declared Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of second-degree manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm, reports Efe news. In the Facebook video, Castile said he wasn't reaching for his gun, which he had a permit to carry. This case has always been about the actions and inactions of Officer Yanez. "I believe that if a football team ...

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  • Talk of unity wanes as Republicans, Democrats blame each other for shooting
Talk of unity wanes as Republicans, Democrats blame each other for shooting

Scalise was still in critical condition Thursday night after another surgery, "but has improved in the last 24 hours", according to a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of almost 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch . The Democrats won the gam...

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  • Rubio: Trump Is 'Not Going' to Fire Mueller
Rubio: Trump Is 'Not Going' to Fire Mueller

But Jay Sekulow , part of Trump s legal team, said the president was writing about reports of an investigation, not an actual probe. Rubio says Trump firing former FBI Director James Comey hasn't impeded the FBI's or the Senate intelligence committee's investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 campaign.

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  • President Trump is not under investigation by special counsel, attorney says
President Trump is not under investigation by special counsel, attorney says

Cuba rejects Trump's criticism as "hostile" but seeks to maintain official ties even as U.S. rolls back some changes instituted by Obama. "It is in the best interest of the president and the country to have a full investigation", he said on Face the Nation , a point he made on other news shows.

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  • Afghan Soldier Kills Three US Soldiers in Nangarhar
Afghan Soldier Kills Three US Soldiers in Nangarhar

Afghan officials said Saturday two USA soldiers appeared to have been killed with an additional two wounded. In New Jersey , the White House spokesman Raj Shah told the reporters that Trump was "following the emerging situation in Afghanistan".

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  • Trump tweets frustration with Russian Federation probe
Trump tweets frustration with Russian Federation probe

Sekulow , who is Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, repeatedly numerous same lines during an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency.

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  • Trump not included in Russia probe: lawyer
Trump not included in Russia probe: lawyer

Not surprisingly, most of the hosts interviewing Sekulow on Sunday morning started by taking the president at his word that he is "being investigated ". When Wallace pointed out that Sekulow had appeared to agree in his answer that the president is under investigation , the lawyer grew flustered.

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  • Scalise upgraded from critical to serious
Scalise upgraded from critical to serious

Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said in a briefing on the congressman's condition. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said. Scalise is still sedated, but he has been awake enough to see and re...

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  • Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances
Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances

Comey's leadership in the wake of the Clinton email investigation". Is there an investigation? Trump himself took aim Friday at the senior Justice Department official responsible for appointing Mueller, accusing him on Twitter of leading a " Witch Hunt ".

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  • Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says
Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says

The Post reported that Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the FBI's probe into Russia's meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election and possible links with the Trump campaign, has expanded his inquiry to probe whether Trump obstructed justice by firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.

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  • $447M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California
$447M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

Saturday's winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38 and 58 with a Powerball of 3. But Alberre said he has no idea which customer bought the ticket with all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery. Powerball's jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when three winning tickets were sold in Florida, Calif...

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  • Trump decries 'witch hunt' but lawyer insists no probe
Trump decries 'witch hunt' but lawyer insists no probe

Sekulow accused Wallace of rephrashing him, and Chris Wallace said that the tape will speak for itself. Lieu's comments come after Trump and his allies against Mueller's character and possible conflicts of interest in an attempt to discredit him and his investigation.

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  • United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice this week had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the names of three lawmakers. Scalise suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. "I think that his risk of death right now is substant...

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  • Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'
Donald Trump tweets anger over Russian Federation probe 'witch-hunt'

He also assailed the integrity of the Justice Department official overseeing the investigation. "That is an encompassing standard...that should be interpreted broadly so that the public will have maximum confidence in the outcome of the special counsel's work, however it winds up".

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  • Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions
Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

The Senate passed the bill, which also includes additional sanctions on Iran, by an overwhelming 98-2 vote with Sens. "I would urge Congress to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday in an appearance before the House Foreign Affairs Commi...

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  • Lawyer claims Trump not included in Russian Federation probe
Lawyer claims Trump not included in Russian Federation probe

Officials who worked for President Donald Trump's transition team have been directed to preserve all records that might be relevant to the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, according to a copy of the memo obtained by CNN .

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