People Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message
Author: 0 Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

Scalise and other congressional Republicans were practicing for their annual charity baseball game against Democrats when a gunman started shooting. Dr. Suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth. Lobbyist Matt Mika, who was shot multiple times and critically wounded, has undergone additional surgery and doctors expect a full recovery, his family said Saturday.

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier

The North's state-run Korean Central News Agency said Friday that Warmbier was "treated in accordance with domestic law". U.S. President Donald Trump blamed "the brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had advocated dialogue with the North, said Pyongyang had a "heavy responsibility" in the events leading up to the American's death.

Author: 0 Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ). Bill Pascrell, D-N.J. But it was a demoralizing blow to Democrats hoping Georgia would be a breakthrough for a party trying to harvest electoral victories from the grassroots anti-Trump activism seen in marches on Washington and boisterous crowds at town hall meetings around the ...

People Stephen Colbert wonders who else could replace the irreplaceable Sean Spicer
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert wonders who else could replace the irreplaceable Sean Spicer

He joked that when asked about why no recording was allowed, there was a response of silence from Spicer because "Nothing was recorded in there, we don't know" what was said. "But we are always looking for ways to do a better job of articulating the president's message and his agenda". Trump officials have yet to offer a coherent explanation for the move.

Author: 0 Grassley Talks Obamacare Repeal And Congressional Oversight

But the comment belies the celebratory Rose Garden ceremony Trump hosted earlier this year when the House passed the bill and the President championed it as "incredibly well crafted" and "terrific". The most recent audit of the House bill on May 24 found it would leave 23 million Americans uninsured by 2026. Those payments help cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for low-income Americans.

People NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years
Author: 0 NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

A demonstration team from the North Korea-led International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) capped off the opening ceremony of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, 240 kilometers south of Seoul . A 15-member ITF demonstration team, all North Koreans, plans to conduct joint performances with WTF athletes, mostly South Koreans, at the WTF-organized world championships, which is set to open Saturday in the southern South Korean town of Muju.

Author: 0 Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

According to two US defense officials, the Iranian airfield near Palmyra, Syria , has a ground control station for operating drones. To "honor the blood spilled by innocent people on June 7 in Tehran ", the IRGC fired six medium-range ground-to-ground missiles from their bases in Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces in western Iran .

People China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea
Author: 0 China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

Despite global condemnation and sanctions, North Korea has built a small nuclear arsenal and is developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles that could threaten Japan, South Korea and - one-day - even some United States cities. It had long pushed for a resumption of USA negotiations with North Korea, which now appears a remote prospect. USA lawmakers are pressing for a tough response against Pyongyang over its treatment of the 22-year-old university student, who was accused of trying to ...

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

While the USA officials stressed agreement on the goal of North Korean denuclearization, the talks also dealt with China's sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea, with the Americans reaffirming opposition to Beijing's militarization of islands it is building in the strategic waterway.

People Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill
Author: 0 Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill

She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Trump welcomed the bill but indicated changes might be in store, tweeting: "I am very supportive of the Senate #Healthcarebill ". "There isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums", he said. Democrats have blasted the Senate bill, with some calling it " meaner ". "And we'll see if we can take care of that", Trump said Friday.

People Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified
Author: 0 Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified

According to the Belgian newspaper La Libre, the man detonated a device after he attracted the attention of soldiers who were patrolling the station. Pierre Meys, a fire service spokesman, told RTL that some kind of explosion has happened in the station, but it is unclear what caused the blast.

People Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

Investigators are looking into what Russia did to try to tip the 2016 USA presidential election in Trump's favour, and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials in that effort. The resulting news reports built pressure on a top justice department official to appoint an independent prosecutor to oversee the Russian Federation investigation .

Author: 0 J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

Mufti said the state police is showing maximum restraint as they are dealing with their own people. Vaid has also ordered the transfer of a senior officer from the area where a mob lynched Pandith. The order on Friday said SP (North Srinagar ) Sajad Khaliq Bhat been transferred and asked to report to the J&K Police headquarters. "Those who protect you, show patience while dealing with you.but if you behave like this with them, then if they lose their patience, then God forbid, such a time ...

Author: 0 A timeline of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials have acknowledged a mistake in failing to require corrosion- control chemicals to be added to the water . Lyon was also charged with one felony count of misconduct in office. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services had no comment when asked about the employment status of Lyon and Wells, who are both still listed on the department website under executive bios.

People Will do everything to assure safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Will do everything to assure safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Passports should at least be bilingual. The Committee of Parliament on the Official Language in its 9th report recommended "Hindi" language entries in passports. "The concession will be implemented immediately, from tomorrow (Saturday) itself", she said. It was decided last December that that all applicants can submit any one of the following documents - Matriculation Certificate, PAN card, Aadhaar Card or E-Aadhaar - that have the date of birth of the applicant.

People China landslide buries more than 40 houses, state media says
Author: 0 China landslide buries more than 40 houses, state media says

China mounted a major rescue effort Saturday with 112 people still missing after a landslide caused by torrential rain destroyed a mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan earlier in the day, state media reported. The area is prone to earthquakes, including one in 1933 that resulted in parts of Diexi town becoming submerged by a nearby lake, and an 8.0 magnitude tremor in central Sichuan's Wenchuan county in 2008 that killed almost 70,000 people.

People Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed
Author: 0 Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed

We. No one on the ground was injured. A Piper PA-28-181 aircraft crashed into Chico's Daycare off Metro Parkway around 8 a.m. on Saturday, WINK reported. The plane lost control and hit the building, which may have included a day care center, Lee County Emergency Management spokeswoman Christie Knudson said.

People Trump on solar, taxes, welfare
Author: 0 Trump on solar, taxes, welfare

Right?" Hundreds of companies have put in bids to work on the border wall, should it ever be built, including one from Las Vegas businessman Tom Gleason that involved using solar panels. "The higher it goes, the more valuable it is". He said that the drug trade was largely responsible for Mexico being ranked as the second deadliest country in the world after Syria .

People Santa Barbara Airport flights canceled due to extreme heat
Author: 0 Santa Barbara Airport flights canceled due to extreme heat

American Airlines said it was going to cancel 38 flights leaving from Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport during the hottest part of the day from 3 6 p.m. The record high is 122 degrees. All three of those maximum temperatures are specific to the Phoenix airport; aircraft have different maximum operating temperatures depending on a variety of factors, including airport elevation.

Author: 0 Trump Responds to Obstruction of Justice Investigation

In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt in May, President Trump said he was not under investigation. Trump responded to reports he is personally being investigated for obstruction of justice with a characteristic scorched earth defense: claiming mistreatment of historic proportions and calling into question the probity of his accusers.

Author: 0 Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

But Sunday's strike was the first known missile attack launched from Iran into foreign territory since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88. Iran has described the Tehran attackers as being "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia .

Author: 0 Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?

The general concern is that the Senate committee could potentially make the special counsel investigation more hard, by requesting evidence or interviews from people who may be key witnesses for Mueller. Trump Jr. said this suggests Comey could be behind further leaks of information that have plagued the administration. The committee is seeking the materials by June 23.