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Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise' Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Steve Scalise speaks to reporters at the US Capitol, hours before an expected vote to repeal Obamacare in Washington , D.C., US on May 4, 2017. Once it has lodged in bone or muscle, "it's not going to do anything". That's about twice much as the event raised past year. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a... [Full Article...]

About $4 million raised for London fire victims

The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed a year ago may have been banned by United Kingdom rules. Britain is now likely to go into arduous talks on Monday about its exit from the European Union with a weakened leader who is dependent on Northern Ireland's Democ... [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says He suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. Dr. Jack Sava, trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said Friday that several operations have controlled the bleeding and Scalise's vital signs have stabilized. [Full Article...]

How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies

Jenkins herself even mentioned she'd be excited to direct the follow-up. But the opening weekend for " Wonder Woman " is an achievement for female filmmakers and for the industry, says Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at comScore. [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower victims to get £5500 from emergency fund, Theresa May says

Ms Leadsom managed to visit victims but was heckled on her trip, with one man laying into the leader of the House of Commons for Mrs May's response. She further explained that a public inquiry would be strongly "government-led, government-controlled, government outcome", and would exclude residents nearly entirely. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby sex assault case in hands of jury

Bill Cosby sex assault case in hands of jury As he hammered at Constand's credibility, McMonagle zeroed in on Constand's initial report to police that the incident may have occurred March 16, 2004, comparing it against her later statements that the alleged sexual assault occurred months earlier. [Full Article...]

May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

There were angry scenes at the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council , which was responsible for managing the 1970s social housing block in a working-class enclave of one of Britain's richest areas. Earlier, a sign at a Tube station said that the service suspension was because of the "safety" of nearby Grenfell Tower , suggesting structural concerns. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial

Prosecutors rest their case at Bill Cosby's trial Prosecutors plan to close their case Friday afternoon after five days of testimony. Pacing the floor, the lawyer showed the courtroom a Facebook post from Valliere's company linking to a Washington Post article about the Cosby case during the pretrial period. [Full Article...]

'Alex Jones isn't going away,' NBC's Kelly says in defending interview

'Alex Jones isn't going away,' NBC's Kelly says in defending interview In her voiceover during the segment, Kelly made sure to emphasize that Jones was a "radical conspiracy theorist" with "a new and surprising level of influence, thanks, in part, to President Trump ". Later in the interview, Kelly grilled Jones about his apology earlier this year to Chobani and its founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, for accusing the company of the sexual assault of a child and a rise in tuber... [Full Article...]

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims She added: "I have ordered that more staff be deployed across the area, wearing high visibility clothing, so they can easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided". Tory MP Sarah Wollaston said she was "beyond disgusted" by the revelation. "This is an absolutely very bad fire that took place", May said. "There is a feeling from the community that they've been treat... [Full Article...]

Trump goes from regal to rustic this weekend at Camp David

First Lady Melania and Barron only just moved into the White House this month, after remaining in New York City while Barron finished out the school year. The presidential retreat, located near the town of Thurmont, Maryland, covers more than 125 acres with about a dozen cabins. Camp David has been a regular spot for nearly every President since Franklin D. [Full Article...]

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

London police said an investigation, led by a detective from its homicide and major crime unit, would examine whether criminal offences had been committed although they said there was nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately . [Full Article...]

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting Though no other legal problems are listed in St. Clair County, which includes Belleville, since 2011, Hodgkinson did come to the attention of local law enforcement as recently as last spring. According to the Guardian , when she was asked if she'd like to say something to the victims, Sue Hodgkinson replied, "I don't even know who was shot". [Full Article...]

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby case It says the trial has "given a voice to the many victims who felt powerless and silenced". According to the testimony, Cosby called himself a "sick man" but refused to identify the pills he gave to Constand. He reminded prosecutors and the defense that "a mistrial is neither vindication nor victory for anybody". But as Cosby exited the courtroom, spokesman Andrew Wyatt sent a powerful messag... [Full Article...]

Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

She said that the star brought her three blue pills, telling her they would help her relax and they were safe. Over two visits, she said, he touched her "without warning" and tried to unbutton her trousers before she stopped him. But in most of those cases, the statute of limitations had expired by the time the women told their stories publicly. TAYLOR: Unfortunately, while I am disappointed, I ... [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony Andrea Constand , right, leaves the courtroom after closing arguments in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, June 12, 2017. The jury includes two black members. Cosby arrived at court arm-in-arm with his wife, Camille, on Monday, marking her first appearance at the trial. [Full Article...]

Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit The president planned to play host to governors and mayors at the White House on Thursday to discuss the efficient use of tax money on infrastructure projects. "While it's very early in the administration, I think everyone has noticed", he said. "The Democrats are destroying health care in this country". Whatever overall plan Trump and the Congress can bolt together to overhaul America's crumb... [Full Article...]

Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts

Grim search at London blaze site continues as anger mounts The blaze engulfed the 24-storey apartment block of social housing on Wednesday. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said the tower remained "in a very hazardous state" but there was "nothing to suggest at this time that the fire was started deliberately". [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims

Ariana Grande drops new song to benefit Manchester victims The incident took place just moments after an Ariana Grande concert , and numerous victims were teens and children. The outspoken former CNN personality and current host of ITV's " Good Morning Britain " had criticized Grande on Twitter following the attack for returning home to the US instead of visiting with victims. [Full Article...]

McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honours

McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honours Popular artists Ed Sheeran , who recently saw all 16 tracks from his new album take over the Top 20 chart, and Emeli Sande , who sang in both the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2012 Olympics, are both being awarded MBEs, along with the model Erin O'Connor. [Full Article...]


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