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Author: 0 Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

Lieu's comments come after Trump and his allies launched multiple attacks against Mueller's character and possible conflicts of interest in an attempt to discredit him and his investigation. As Mueller assembles his investigative team, statements by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy this week set off new questions. Another White House official told the Daily Beast it would "suicide" for Trump to get rid of the special counsel.

Local Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'
Author: 0 Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

Medstar Washington Hospital Center said the congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and that he is more responsive and speaking with family.For three months, Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where US laws are made.

Local Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
Author: 0 Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Hodgkinson, who works in the tax business herself, didn't seem to know how to elaborate on his apparent mission. He had a foster child daughter who died of suicide. Ten years earlier, a foster daughter committed suicide by dousing herself with gasoline and setting herself on fire inside her vehicle, the Belleville News-Democrat reported .

Local Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military
Author: 0 Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

The new policy will prohibit Americans from spending money at businesses owned by the Cuban military through its Grupo de Administracion Empresarial S.A. But individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba, allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, will again be prohibited. American tourists with existing plans to travel to Cuba may not be affected.

Local Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev to win light heavy rematch
Author: 0 Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev to win light heavy rematch

This is how it went in the light heavyweight match-up of arguably the two best men in the sport, who ascended to those spots by facing each other in a close fight a year ago that Ward won controversially: Kovalev started better. The AP had Kovalev ahead by a point going into the final round. And STOP with this low blow BS. Kovalev's manager Egis Klimas stated, "Basically what happened today, Ward got away with fighting dirty.

Local Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise
Author: 0 Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

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. Capitol Police said Hodgkinson used a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62-caliber rifle in the shooting, and traces run by investigators showed he evidently acquired the weapons legally.

Author: 0 Griner has 27, Mercury top Sky 86-78; Taurasi nears record

Riquna Williams hit back-to-back three-pointers to push the lead to 30 points early in the fourth and Odyssey Sims hit two free throws to make it 90-57, the biggest lead of the season for Los Angeles. The Phoenix Mercury are 6-4 and fifth in the WNBA . It could have been a larger margin, but the Mercury made just 12 of 21 free throws. Allisha Gray had 16 points and Glory Johnson 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Local Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers
Author: 0 Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

With Durant in their ranks, they could not be stopped. Now that he's back in Cleveland , they have gone to the Finals three times in a row. Only Jordan's Bulls team in the mid-1990s is spoken of in the same tones. I have been at pains to tell people that these match-ups are overrated. The game doesn't follow that kind of static routine because players are moving around all the time.

Local Trump confirms he's under investigation
Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation

Christopher Ruddy, a friend of the president's, on Monday first said that Trump had been "weighing" whether to fire Mueller, who was appointed by Rosenstein after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in May.

Author: 0 US Senate's Iran sanctions are breach of nuclear deal - senior Iranian official

A bipartisan bill imposing new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps overwhelmingly passed the Senate by a margin of 98-2 on Thursday. "It would also commit the USA secretary of state to identify individuals responsible for certain human rights abuses within Iran and authorize, but not require, the U.S.

Local Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
Author: 0 Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Jeffs became a fugitive the weekend of June 18-19, 2016 when he slipped off his Global Positioning System ankle monitor using olive oil or another lubricant and fled from a Salt Lake City house where he was on supervised home release , authorities have said.

Author: 0 New Lawsuit Against Trump Accepting Foreign Income

The attorneys general feel confident that they have the standing to sue because Maryland and D.C. entered a contract, the Constitution, that Trump has violated by accepting gifts. The attorney generals argue that the constitutional clause that deals with this issue intends to limit the potential for corrupting influences from foreign governments.

Author: 0 Hawaii enacts laws adopting Paris climate deal pledges

Almost six in 10 (57%) of voters said they opposed Trump's withdrawal from the deal, while just 24% said they agreed with the decision, the latest Politico / Morning Consult survey found. He claimed it would cost the United States $3tn (£2.3tn) and more than 6 million jobs. Ponlok said the move to leave the agreement was "unethical".

Local Putin - early to speak about retaliation against new US sanctions: agency
Author: 0 Putin - early to speak about retaliation against new US sanctions: agency

Schumer (D-N.Y.), vocal Russian Federation critics John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), as well as Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) were also involved in various stages of the discussion. Invoking the same rhetoric he used in the RD-180 debate, McCain insisted that buying engines from Russia puts money into the pockets of Russian President Vladimir Putin's "cronies".

Local New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks
Author: 0 New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

In March, Sessions recused himself from decision-making in the investigation. Trump's tweets came after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Sailors Missing After US Destroyer Collides with Merchant Ship in Pacific

The Japanese company that had chartered the ship said none of its 20 crew members were injured. Naval commanders praised the sailors for containing flooding caused by the collision, stabilizing the ship and sailing it back to port at the USA naval base in Yokosuka, where divers inspected its damage and developed a plan for repairs and inspection.

Local Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller
Author: 0 Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

The president might also assert that proper cause exists to fire Mueller. The moves haven't gone unnoticed by Mr Trump's supporters. "It is often erased in moments of anger, when simmering grievance boils over into rash action, exemplified by the firing of Mr.

Local Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House
Author: 0 Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Senior Republicans, including some who praised Mr Mueller when he was hired, are beginning to question his credibility. Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job ". The interview was first reported by PBS. In every practical sense, Trump is stuck with Mueller. According to the Times , the president began toying with the idea of dismissing Mueller shortly after he was appointed following the dismissal F.B.I.

Local Seven US Navy crew missing, commander hurt in crash off Japan
Author: 0 Seven US Navy crew missing, commander hurt in crash off Japan

Naval Hospital in Yokosuka. The search was on for seven U.S. sailors missing after an American warship and a merchant vessel collided off the coast of Japan, as U.S. Several U.S. Navy aircraft, as well as Japanese Coast Guard and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopters, ships and aircraft were deployed to render assistance to the Fitzgerald , a release said.

Author: 0 Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

A reporter asked why he brought it up. A few others broached the issue. The politicians were practicing for the annual congressional baseball game, which has taken place since 1909. Capitol Police for their quick and heroic actions that saved lives during the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia that appears to have targeted Congressional Republicans.

Local Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars
Author: 0 Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars

Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles. The teenagers behind the wheel refused to stop and led police on pursuits that ended with two separate crashes. The first vehicle crashed in the area of 77th and San Pedro streets, while a second one ended in a crash at Central Avenue and Adams Boulevard, Beck said.

Local Trump considering 'terminating' Russian Federation probe leader
Author: 0 Trump considering 'terminating' Russian Federation probe leader

The statement came after Sen. And the Daily Caller reported on Tuesday that included an interview with Mueller. Republicans in Congress are also shaking off the notion that Trump could fire Mueller. He has always been widely respected by many in Washington from both sides of the aisle, with many lawmakers praising Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein's pick.

Author: 0 Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

And Trump's apparent reference to Rosenstein , who oversees the Russian Federation investigation because attorney-general Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, came just hours after an oddly worded statement from Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case.

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