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Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

Rep. Scalise 'better' but still in 'critical condition,' says hospital

His most recent surgery was aimed at healing internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition ...

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Other view: Scalise shooting: Playing congressional baseball game shows needed unity

Infection remains a considerable risk in the days and weeks during Scalise's extended hospital stay, Sava said . At Friday's hospital news conference, Scalise's chief of staff Brett Horton read ...

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Puerto Rico Wastes Everyone's Time With Another Statehood/Independence Referendum

Puerto Rico Wastes Everyone's Time With Another Statehood/Independence Referendum

Critics - those who are for complete independence and those who prefer Puerto Rico to remain a territory - pointed out that the fact that 97% of the votes cast favoured statehood means only the supp...

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Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault

Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault

Gianforte won the special congressional election in Montana , just hours after he was charged with assault . Gianforte will succeed Republican Ryan Zinke , who resigned the seat March 1 to beco...

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Anger erupts over possible flaws at burned London tower

Residents said they had been complaining for years about lax standards while aspects of a recent $13 million refurbishment to the building have fallen under suspicion of allowing the fire to sprea...

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Russian troops, defence industry benefit from Syrian operations: Vladimir Putin

Russian troops, defence industry benefit from Syrian operations: Vladimir Putin

The United States always interfered in Russian elections, doing so especially aggressively in 2012, the same thing happens in all former USSR countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said , acco...

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Egyptians get death sentence for killing top prosecutor

Egyptians get death sentence for killing top prosecutor

Hisham Barakat was assassinated in a auto bomb attack in June 2015. Saturday's sentences were referred to Egypt's grand mufti for a non-binding opinion, as required by Egyptian law. The defendants w...

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Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Striking a careful balance, Erdogan stopped short of directly criticizing Saudi Arabia's actions but called on Saudi King Salman to show leadership by solving the crisis. Please consider contributin...

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Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Mr Putin echoed Mr Trump's criticism of Mr Comey , saying it was "very strange" a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief leaked details of his conversations with the USA president to the me...

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Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought, say police

Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought, say police

But she says he sold items from his business and told her he was going to Washington . They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match th...

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Protesters chanting 'we want justice' storm town hall in London

In the early hours of Wednesday, the building turned into a flaming torch in minutes. Downing Street announced a £5m fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing for victims amid fears the death t...

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US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise

He has been sedated, but has been brought out of sedation periodically and been able to recognize and communicate with his family, Sava said. The gunman, identified by officials as James Hodgkinson...

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Democratic Lawmakers Sue Trump Over Foreign Business Deals

Democratic Lawmakers Sue Trump Over Foreign Business Deals

The lead senator filing the suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is Sen. While legal experts have said the plaintiffs in the prior lawsuits may have difficulty establis...

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PMO disputes report that Trudeau appeased Trump on climate

PMO disputes report that Trudeau appeased Trump on climate

McKenna also said that all G7 members except the U.S. - France , Germany, Italy, Japan , the United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union - inked a statement at the meeting that expressed their...

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Singapore leader: Last will of nation's founder 'troubling'

Singapore leader: Last will of nation's founder 'troubling'

The clause directed a family home to be demolished instead of being turned into a museum or heritage site. While Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang are determined to eventually demolish the house in ac...

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Last of the London killers named by police

Last of the London killers named by police

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that a third French victim has been identified among those killed in the London Bridge van-and-stabbing attack in London . Police have arrested 17 ...

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Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4

A spokesman for the USA military command, based in Kabul, dismissed reports that American soldiers had been killed. Abdul Qahar Araam , spokesman for the 209th Army corps, confirmed Saturday that a...

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President says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back into session

Congress announced Thursday that the annual Congressional Baseball Game is still on after Wednesday's attack during the GOP practice. Thursday, the nonprofit that organizes the event - called The C...

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Justice Department Says Rod Rosenstein Isn't Recusing Himself From Russia Investigation

Trump's tweets Friday were especially remarkable considering the context that Trump was repeatedly asking Comey and other investigators to go on the record to say he wasn't under investigation. T...

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Theresa May confident government's Queen's speech will happen next week

The Prime Minister is to meet all Northern Ireland's main parties as Stormont politicians continue to voice fears her anticipated parliamentary deal with the Democratic Unionists will undermine the ...

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May orders inquiry into London fire

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people were missing after compiling a list of verified reports. Police said 17 people were killed in the blaze but warned this number is set to ri...

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At least 70 reported missing after Grenfell Tower fire

At least 70 reported missing after Grenfell Tower fire

Local residents shouted angry questions when London mayor Sadiq Khan paid a visit to the area. Police have said 30 people are confirmed as having lost their lives in the blaze, with more tha...

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London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

The people are also unhappy with May's reaction after the fire . Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to speculation that the number of dead could exceed 100, saying: "...

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Actions must follow China's words on North Korea, US defence secretary says

He insisted that the United States will "still be there", noting that the Trump administration will pursue "a fresh approach" while asking for patience from regional allies. "(China's) artificial is...

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Theresa May orders public inquiry into tower fire

Theresa May orders public inquiry into tower fire

May also drew criticism for seeming wooden and reluctant to engage in open debate with political rivals and voters during her election campaign, but local government minister Sajid Javid, responsible ...

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Korea's ICBM and nuclear weapons nears completion

The launch comes one day after Moon's government suspended the deployment of a controversial U.S. missile defense system which had strained relations with China and angered North Korea. Moon has s...

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Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

Flynn - National Security Advisor who has possible ties to the Kremlin. Rosenstein is the government lawyer responsible for overseeing the investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged collus...

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US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

A frequently polarized Senate has found common ground as Republican and Democrats joined forces to approve a sweeping sanctions bill punishes Iran and Russian Federation with an array of financi...

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Rosenstein Warns Against Stories Citing Anonymous Sources

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at a senior Justice Department official, in a tweet that seemed to encapsulate his frustration with the ong...

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Pence visits Scalise in hospital

Congressional and law enforcement sources described it as a "deliberate attack". The shooter later died from his injuries. "Nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill police", Paul said. ...

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Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts

Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts

The exact number of missing people is still undetermined. Grenfell Tower is part of a social housing estate in north Kensington , just streets away from some of the most expensive homes in the worl...

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Protester interrupts Julius Caesar play, shouts 'This is violence against Donald Trump'

Protester interrupts Julius Caesar play, shouts 'This is violence against Donald Trump'

A New York Police Department official confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that a 24-year-old female protester was arrested and is now in custody with charges pending. "The rhetoric has been outrag...

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May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

The premier must now demonstrate her leadership in front of a national tragedy that has exposed anger at the country's social divisions and years of budget cuts under her Tory party's government. Le...

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Death Toll Climbs to 17 In London Apartment Fire

Hundreds of people were believed to be inside Grenfell Tower when the fire began. Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall became another flashpoint on Friday with protesters storming the building, accu...

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The Alexandria Baseball Attack Is The 154th Mass Shooting This Year

The Alexandria Baseball Attack Is The 154th Mass Shooting This Year

However, the despite the two incidents, the one issue that hasn't been spoken about is gun control. "I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens", he said. But, McAuliffe said, if the ...

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