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No verdict in Cosby trial; jury to return Wednesday

Two hours into deliberations, the jury asked for content regarding a comment by Cosby in his sworn deposition made in 2005 and 2006. The jury is set to reconvene after deliberating for four hours Monday night. Constand never experienced penetration. Constand told police she was semiconscious as he molested her. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of... [Full Article...]

House GOP Leader Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice, No Colorado Delegates Involved

House GOP Leader Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice, No Colorado Delegates Involved The office of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise confirms that he has been shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery. Because of the presence of Rep. Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting. "We heard a very loud shot" during batting practice", Flake said. [Full Article...]

Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May, warn against DUP deal

May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power previous year following the UK's vote to exit the European Union (EU). [Full Article...]

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

As Mueller builds his legal team, Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe. Trump was apparently bothered by reports from conservative outlets like Breitbart News linking Mueller to Comey. Among the aides most alarmed by the idea of firing Mueller , accord... [Full Article...]

Russian opposition leader jailed as tens of thousands protest against corruption

Many came to the protests saying they were fed up with endemic corruption that seemed to begin at the Kremlin. Protests were held in more than 100 cities, including in St. Moscow authorities called it a " new provocation " on Navalny's part. Navalny was arrested outside his home en route to the rally. Navalny served a 15-day jail term after the protest in March. [Full Article...]

Who is Congressman Steve Scalise?

Who is Congressman Steve Scalise? Steve Stivers of OH over Rep . Roger Williams , R-Austin. "We owe a debt of gratitude to the Capitol Police and who put their lives on the line every day to protect us, our staffs, and visitors to the U.S. Texas Rep . Roger Williams says a member of his staff was also shot and was receiving medical attention. Behind third base, I see a rifle... He says Scalise dragged himself into the outfiel... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

Following the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise on Wednesday fellow members of Congress have described a scene that could have been a mass killing if not for the quick action of the heroic Capitol police. "It is clear to me, based on eyewitness accounts, that without these heroes, Agents Bailey and Griner, many lives would have been lost", Mr. Ryan said in a floor speech. [Full Article...]

WV Senate passes budget bill

WV Senate passes budget bill Deep philosophical divides stalled progress during the preceding four-month extended regular session. The state is up against deadline to have a new budget in place by the new fiscal year, July 1. The conference committee's report on HB 107 kept the state's sales tax rate at 6 percent, and it did not make any changes to the coal severance tax. [Full Article...]

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice The hospital said another victim of the shooting is in good condition. Despite being outgunned and wounded, they shot down gunman , 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, who later died of his wounds. In this image from House Television video, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., pauses as he speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , on the House floor at the Capitol in Washington, about the shooting at the ... [Full Article...]

Trump willing to testify, won't say if tapes of Comey talks exist

You and I are friends: "Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job". But Comey kept all of this information closely held until he was sacked and never tried to challenge the president directly in these conversations. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said of his conversations with Trump. Next week, as part of a separate investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee's staff wil... [Full Article...]

Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe In a statement issued following the hearing, Sen. Those calls have escalated since fired FBI Director James Comey cryptically told lawmakers on Thursday that the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting There were prayers and expressions of sympathy for the victims after a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, but no signs of a new push in the U.S. The governor was referring to the funeral he recently attended for slain State Police special agent Michael Timothy Walter, who was shot at a public housing complex May 26. [Full Article...]

Children tossed from windows in London high-rise blaze

One woman said her friend inside for three hours and was told by police to wait and put towels down to block the doors. Two eyewitnesses told the Press Association news agency they saw children dropped by their parents into the arms of people on the ground. [Full Article...]

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts

But his refusal to answer questions about his conversations with President Donald Trump , particularly whether they discussed the reasons for Comey's firing in an Oval Office meeting the day before the dismissal, was most disturbing. [Full Article...]

Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance, '" Trump added. Trump also denied asking Comey for a pledge of loyalty. Trump was addressing reporters for the first time since Thursday's explosive testimony in which Comey branded the president a liar, and said he was sacked over his handling of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian election meddling. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks apology from media, attacks former AG Loretta Lynch

Trump seeks apology from media, attacks former AG Loretta Lynch Comey , at the July 5 news conference concerning Clinton's email practice, said: "Although there is evidence of potential violations of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case". [Full Article...]

5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

The mutual admiration society was in full swing: Until the Russian Federation cloud enveloped Trump's White House . After the California Democrat was reprimanded - twice - by her male colleagues for her grilling of Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, she took to Twitter to issue a fiery response. [Full Article...]

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case US officials had strongly criticized the Turkish government after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security forces pushed past police and violently broke up a protest outside the residence on May 16. Video of the protest showed security guards and some Erdogan supporters attacking a small group of protesters with their fists and feet. Yıldırım was identified as the man in the videos kicking a ... [Full Article...]

Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono

Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono Ryan Blaney held off Kevin Harvick down the stretch in a thrilling finish and won his first career NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Pocono Raceway . He only has two runs at Pocono in his career, but he has an impressive driver rating of 102.7 at the track in those two runs. [Full Article...]

At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts

Rosenstein said he has. Levin asked, defending Sessions from Democrat reprimands. The public testimony should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]


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