• Congressman Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition, Showing Improvement: Hospital
Congressman Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition, Showing Improvement: Hospital

But Scalise, who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for "a considerable period of time, presumably weeks", Sava said. Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter. The shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was killed by police Wednesday after fi...

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  • Trump lawyer denies president is under investigation
Trump lawyer denies president is under investigation

Before becoming a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official, James Comey made his name as USA attorney for the Southern District of NY by successfully prosecuting Martha Stewart for conspiracy and obstruction of justice, alongside securities fraud-charges that arose in part because of the way she talked to investigators about her business tr...

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  • Rubio: Trump firing Mueller 'not going to happen'
Rubio: Trump firing Mueller 'not going to happen'

The memo from the transition's general counsel directs all staffers and volunteers who worked on the Trump transition to "preserve any written documents.as well as any electronic information" related to Russia, Ukraine and any foreign travel by Trump transition members.

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  • Trump not under investigation for firing ex-FBI chief Comey - lawyer
Trump not under investigation for firing ex-FBI chief Comey - lawyer

Sekulow told " Fox News Sunday " and three other shows that Trump's tweet was based exclusively on a Washington Post report , and he insisted Trump wasn't under investigation . Barak Cohen, a former Justice Department lawyer and now a defense attorney specializing in white-collar crime and investigations, said there was no requirement that t...

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  • Lawyer contradicts Trump, says US president not under investigation in Russia probe
Lawyer contradicts Trump, says US president not under investigation in Russia probe

Trump had tweeted: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" "That tweet was in response to a Washington Post story that ran with five unnamed sources", Sekulow said in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union ".

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  • Made available for expansion draft
Made available for expansion draft

His appeal: Though he fell off offensively with a dip in luck this past year (24 points) and underlying numbers suggest he's slightly overexposed in a top pairing role, Vatanen remains an effective puck mover and transporter and helpful power play asset.

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  • A glance at the Senate's Iran, Russia sanctions legislation
A glance at the Senate's Iran, Russia sanctions legislation

The White House has not said if Trump would sign or veto the legislation, which would have to be passed by the House of Representatives before it could go to the president's desk. Trump has repeatedly and openly doubted the veracity of the assessment. The entire sanctions bill will likely pass the Senate by the end of the week; it's unclear whe...

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  • Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target
Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target

Trump at first attributed Comey's firing to a recommendation by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for his handling of an investigation previous year into the use of a private email server by Trump's defeated challenger, Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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  • Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russia probe
Trump lawyer: President not under investigation in Russia probe

After a series of Twitter posts Thursday assailing reports that a special counsel is investigating obstruction of justice allegations against him, Trump took to Twitter again Friday. Sekulow , who appeared on four major Sunday morning talk shows, told CBS' " Face the Nation " that the president would address whether or not he has poss...

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  • Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open by four shots
Koepka tames wind, nerves to win US Open by four shots

His triumph also means the last seven majors have each been won by first-time winners. A par on the final hole tied Rory McIlroy's record score to par at 16 under for a four-shot victory. A year on we were playing late on a Sunday in a major, so that's a nice way to cap it off. Matsuyama will rue one shot in his final round. Heading i...

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  • Nelson whiffs 10 in 1st CG as Brewers nip Padres 2-1
Nelson whiffs 10 in 1st CG as Brewers nip Padres 2-1

The full-count pitch to Orlando Arcia came firing right back to Stammen on the mound, whose back was turned. Rockies 7, Giants 5 • Nolan Arenado completed the cycle with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to win the game for Colorado, which swept a four-game series and has the best record in the National League (46-26).

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  • Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe
Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe

But Rosenstein is not now heading the FBI's probe into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with a Russian campaign that USA intelligence officials have said was seeking to tilt the outcome of the 2016 election in Trump's favor. "Nice", Trump tweeted Thursday morning. A person familiar with Mueller's inquiry, speaking on condition of a...

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  • Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory
Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory

Hafeez's late big-hitting propelled Pakistan to a commanding total of 338 for four at The Oval. The left-arm paceman dismissed Rohit Sharma , skipper Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan . Chasing the target of 339 India were all out in 31st over. Amir, who missed Pakistan s eight-wicket semi-final win over England with a back spasm, finish...

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  • For Bill Cosby, 2nd sex assault trial ahead
For Bill Cosby, 2nd sex assault trial ahead

Number one, there are some 60 women who have stepped forward to allege that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them over the course of some 50 years. Constand stared straight ahead. The judge denied a defence request for a mistrial . Our job is to follow the evidence where it takes us. But he admitted obtaining sedatives with a view to having sex...

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  • The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice
The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice

In November, just 4 months after the shooting death of Philando Castile , Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter. The case was the first time that a police officer in Minnesota faced charges for the death of a civilian.

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  • Trump lashes out over Russia probe
Trump lashes out over Russia probe

Feinstein took notice of this, and the Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman expressed concern about what this announcement would mean for Robert Mueller , Rod Rosenstein , and the probes about obstruction of justice and Russia's actions during the 2016 election .

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  • Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open
Paul Casey survives up-and-down round to take clubhouse lead at US Open

Justin Thomas managed to stand out in a U.S. Open where par is going out of style. With the past six majors going to players who have never won a major before, there is a good chance that run could be extended this weekend. "But at least I'll get to sit in air con [conditioning] and watch the guys tear it up on the weekend". It marked the first...

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  • Rosenstein: Americans Should Be 'Cautious' of 'Anonymous Officials'
Rosenstein: Americans Should Be 'Cautious' of 'Anonymous Officials'

But now, with Robert Mueller appointed as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , reports in the Washington Post and the president's own comments on Twitter indicate that investigators are taking on everything from Jared Kushner's business relationships with Russians to whether President Trump engaged in obstruction o...

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  • President Trump Setting Up to Sack Robert Mueller
President Trump Setting Up to Sack Robert Mueller

Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the Russian Federation investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit - and potentially end - his presidency.

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  • US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
US President says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

It wasn't clear whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports this week that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month.

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