• Paul Ryan to Donald Trump: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'
Paul Ryan to Donald Trump: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein during an open Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing what he would do if Trump asked him to fire Mueller. A post at Lawfare on Friday called the hire "the worst thing that happened to Donald Trump this week", because it signaled an aggressive investigation.

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  • Coweta Assembly plans 2017 Vacation Bible School
Coweta Assembly plans 2017 Vacation Bible School

June 24. Southington United Methodist Church: 4348 Smith Nelson Road, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Sessions will be held daily from 6-8:30 p.m. No collections taken. For information, call (434) 770-8412 or (276) 806-3641. Westminster Presbyterian Church: 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman, 10 a.m.

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  • Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'
Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mr. Mueller , declined to comment. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice . Several legal experts told Reuters that Comey's testimony last week that Trump expected loyalty and told Comey he hoped he could drop an investigation of a former t...

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  • Congressman Scalise, shot Wednesday, is improving, doctors report
Congressman Scalise, shot Wednesday, is improving, doctors report

Sava said doctors have controlled Scalise's internal bleeding and his vital signs are stable but that infection remains a serious risk. "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received since Wednesday's events", Mrs.

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  • John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of Rocky, dies aged 81
John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of Rocky, dies aged 81

Avildsen's definitive work came in 1976 when he introduced moviegoers to an upstart boxer named Rocky Balboa. "The great director John G. Avildsen who won the Oscar for directing Rocky ", Stallone captioned a behind-the-scenes picture of them on set.

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  • Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch
Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch

A single rifle shot left Scalise, 51, with a shattered bone in his left hip and internal injuries that caused severe bleeding. Sava said Friday that there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body. She and her colleagues are receiving much praise for their actions at the shooting site. Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to sug...

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  • Majority thinks Trump tried to meddle in Russian Federation probe
Majority thinks Trump tried to meddle in Russian Federation probe

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed USA officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election...

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  • Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting
Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

The round fragmented into hundreds of pieces and did "substantial damage" to bones, internal organs and blood vessels, Sava said . He declined to make definitive statements about Scalise's prognosis, but did say he expects the Congressman to be able to walk and possibly even run again.

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  • Local Legion honors Flag Day, gives flags a proper goodbye
Local Legion honors Flag Day, gives flags a proper goodbye

Speaker U.S. Army Reserve Col. Robert Vorisek said the flag represents home and "a sense of safety" for the service men and women who protect the country overseas. After the ceremony had concluded, Commander of Veterans Foreign Wars Larry Brown presented a plaque to Jimmy Kittle for serving 70 years in the Upshur County Honor Guard.

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  • Newt Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'
Newt Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'

The "president can not obstruct justice", said Gingrich. Twitter users quickly pointed out the irony of Gingrich's assertions, given his role in President Clinton's impeachment by the House. "It certainly was a shock this morning", Gingrich said. Everybody on the left has been walking around town chanting: 'Watch for the Russian connection! "Tu...

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  • USA police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist
USA police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist

His statement made no mention of Yanez, but noted that "thousands" of police officers are "working to correct the injustices in our state". Yanez has been acquitted, yet the city of St. Her video went viral, sparking protests both locally and nationally about police use of force, particularly against black men. She added: "They just killed my boy...

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  • Severe thunderstorms possible through Friday evening
Severe thunderstorms possible through Friday evening

Ahead of showers and storms temperatures will warm into the upper 80's and low 90's and feeling like the mid-90's. Experts said one to three inches of rain has fallen in the past two hours. Additional severe thunderstorms are forecasted for Saturday afternoon and evening as well, with both severe hail and damaging winds possible. Highs near 89 ...

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  • Hundreds protest after officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting
Hundreds protest after officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting

The case drew national attention as yet another example of excessive police force against black men and because Castile's girlfriend live streamed the aftermath on Facebook Live. On Friday he said he thinks Ramsey County Attorney John Choi "applied his version of Minnesota law in regards to the definition of reasonableness in charging the case, b...

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  • An Estimated 650000 People Celebrate Penguins At Stanley Cup Parade
An Estimated 650000 People Celebrate Penguins At Stanley Cup Parade

The Penguins feature two-time reigning Conn Smythe Trophy victor Sidney Crosby as well as superstar forward Evgeni Malkin , who led the recently completed postseason in points. To recap their run through the Eastern Conference for the second straight year, the below chart shows the Pens' nERD at the time they faced each of their four oppon...

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  • 'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'
'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

Jack Sava , trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said. Sava also said that Scalise will likely remain in the hospital for a "considerable period of time". He suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. On Thursday night Scalise was honored at the annual congressional b...

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  • Jury deliberating in Minnesota police shooting trial
Jury deliberating in Minnesota police shooting trial

The jury also watched a replay of the video that Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed on Facebook beginning seconds after Castile had been shot. In his rebuttal, Paulsen reiterated to jurors that there was no credible evidence Castile was under the influence of marijuana and one can not conclude he was under the influence simply bec...

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  • Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation
Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

Conway shared the positive view of the deputy attorney general, offering praise of Rosenstein to Anderson Cooper on the night of Comey's firing . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo the White House used to justify the firing of the ex-FBI chief.

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  • Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments
Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

It said Saudi officials used the space to lobby against a measure in Congress that could expose the Saudi government to lawsuits . In their legal complaint, the plaintiffs state they have a duty to call attention to the matter because, according to the Constitution's foreign emoluments clause , the president must get "the consent of Congres...

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  • Senate committee to probe Comey firing
Senate committee to probe Comey firing

If the report is true and if it is confirmed that Trump obstructed justice by trying to get former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey , and perhaps others, to end the Russian Federation probe, that could lead to the President's impeachment by Congress , something that many Democratic lawmakers say they would pursue if ci...

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting
Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

And a murderer gets away. "Are you kidding me?!" Choi said under Minnesota law, as written, the deadly use of force in Castile's death was not justified. Police auto video played repeatedly for the jury shows a wide view of the traffic stop and the shooting, with the camera pointed toward Mr Castile's vehicle.

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