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No, Kamala Harris Wasn't Being 'Hysterical,' CNN Analyst Says

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., endured the spotlight in February when she was cut off by a Republican: "Silencing @SenKamalaHarris for not being "courteous" enough is just unbelievable", Warren tweeted last Wednesday. "I am asking, when you knew you would be asked these questions and you would rely on that policy, did you not ask your staff to show you the policy that would be the basis for you refusing to answer the majority of questions that have been asked of you?" "Well, I am unable ... Read More »

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against Bauer Media


The initial article, which ran in " Women's Day ", claimed that Wilson had lied about her real name, upbringing and age, and called into question her authenticity. But Bauer's lawyers unearthed documents showing she may have been fired from Trolls before the articles were published. " Rebel Wilson has not lied". Read More »

Missing Queensland Woman Found In Bushland After 'Horrifying' 16-Hour Ordeal


Police observed the vehicle travelling on the Kennedy Highway towards Cairns and attempted to stop the vehicle using tyre deflation devices, without success. She was taken to Cairns Hospital for treatment, where she was reunited with her family. "She has bought a place of her own", he said. She had a dream about owning her own house before she was 21 and she has done that. Read More »

President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, responded Wednesday evening to the Post report by saying: " The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". Sanders has since denied that Trump intends to do so. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller on May 17, testified on Tuesday that he would not fire the special counsel without "good cause". Read More »

Hodgkinson, Alexandria Shooting Suspect, Dies Of Injuries


Representative Steve Scalise , the No. 3 Republican in the House, remains in critical condition. Scalise underwent surgery for a wound to the hip, and was in critical condition. Ryan condemned the shooting and praised the Capitol police on the House floor later Wednesday. We are united in our shock. "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us", Ryan said. Read More »

Turkish opposition party begins 250-mile protest march


CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said members of the opposition will lead a protest march from Ankara to Istanbul to show their solidarity with Berberoğlu, according to Reuters . Earlier this year, the Istanbul court said the leaked images — also blamed on Gulen — aimed to manipulate worldwide opinion and "have Turkey put on trial as a country supporting terror", Anadolu said. Read More »

North Korea Launched a Volley of Anti-Ship Missiles of Mysterious Origin


South Korea's military said they were fired from the town of Wonsan and flew about 200 kilometers (125 miles) before splashing down between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. The type of anti-ship cruise missile that North Korea tested on June 9 is created to fly at a low altitude , making it a potent weapon against ships. Read More »

Comprehensive Sanction Package is Decisive Action Against Russian Abuses

The anti-Iran bill is being amended to include new sanctions against Russia and restrictions on the ability of the Trump administration to waive those sanctions, or those imposed earlier under the Obama administration at the time of the US-backed ultra-right coup in Ukraine, which overthrew a pro-Russian government there. Read More »

Sasha Obama Looked Stunning In Red At Her Sweet 16 Party


Next, people will be freaking out that Elton John's birth name is actually Reginald Dwight , or that Freddie Mercury was born Farrokh Bulsara . To celebrate her Sweet 16, the internet made a decision to shower Sasha with some (age appropriate) birthday praise. "I feel dumb and deceived". Photos of Sasha next to her beaming parents and maternal grandmother Marian Robinson were also liked and retweeted thousands of times on Twitter. Read More »

Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball


One senator, Jeff Flake of Arizona, said the gunman had a lot of ammo and shot indiscriminately across the field. In a show of solidarity on the heels of a shocking assault, members of Congress are planning to wear LSU gear at the Congressional Baseball Game in honor of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) according to a tweet from ABC reporter MaryAlice Parks. Read More »

Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee


Sessions , a former Republican US senator and an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign, testified just five days after Comey told the panel Trump ousted him to undermine the agency's investigation of the Russian Federation matter. Read More »

Amid Gulf crisis, US and Qatar agree on F-15 fighter sale


In an effort to find a solution, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be visiting Kuwait , Qatar and Turkey in the coming days. Erdogan said it appears that some countries had made a decision to hand down the death penalty to Qatar and urged Saudi Arabia to reconsider the harsh steps. Read More »

Let's address sensitive issues: Xi to Modi

We support connectivity with the SCO countries", he said, speaking in Hindi and added, "Connectivity should create cooperation and trust among our future generations". Prime Minister Modi said that India and China were ancient civilisations with a long-standing friendship. Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the SCO summit in Astana . Read More »

North Korea releases American detainee on humanitarian grounds: KCNA


Trump instructed Yun to prepare to visit North Korea to secure Warmbier's release, to ask for an interview with Warmbier, and in the event that Warmbier was in bad health, to request his immediate release. Richardson said. Rodman, who has traveled to the isolated nation four times since 2013, had told reporters before arriving in Pyongyang that he hopes his trip will "open a door" for Trump. Read More »

Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation collusion claims

Democrats have seized on the possibility of a third meeting at that event to suggest that Sessions has not been forthcoming about the extent of his communications with the ambassador. Comey did not do so. Sessions was under oath to tell the truth and the whole truth to the committee, but he consistently refused to answer questions about his conversations with Trump and had no legal justification for it whatsoever. Read More »

OH congressman left practice field moments before shooting


Wenstrup said Scalise "was conscious" and "very brave" while receiving medical care - and praised the efforts of Capitol Hill police who returned fire at the gunman, James Hodgkinson, 66, who later died of his wounds. Rep. Brad Wenstrup compared the scene Wednesday morning at a Republican Party baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., to a battlefield. "My other son Brad was in the batting cage". Read More »

Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

That's what I have been focused on, but yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction. He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over contacts with Moscow's ambassador. Read More »

Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

France and England soccer players have walked out to the sound of "Don't Look Back in Anger" from Oasis moments before Tuesday's friendly at Stade de France , in a tribute to victims of the recent attacks in Manchester and London . That song was seen as an anthem for Manchester after the English city was hit by a suicide bombing at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last month which claimed 22 lives. Read More »

Appearing before JIT for the supremacy of law, constitution: PM Nawaz


Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to appear on 15 June before the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT), which is probing allegations of money-laundering against his family. The sources confirmed that the PM brought relevant documents as asked by the JIT. A bullet-proof dais is also placed outside the building from where PM Nawaz may address the media. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice


Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR aggressively asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. At a July 2016 news conference, Trump addressed an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Clinton's use of a private email system when she was secretary of state and emails that had possibly been deleted by saying: "I will tell you this, Russian Federation: if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the ... Read More »

Long history of security incidents, violence involving members of Congress, US Capitol

A statement from Scalise's office after the shooting said he "is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police , first responders and colleagues". "The ATF is running a trace on two weapons, to include a rifle and a handgun", it added. And, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not only of the entire city behind you, but of an entire nation and, frankly, the entire world. Read More »

On climate, 'the USA is now left to a footnote'

Since Trump's election, California has been ground zero for the opposition. The battle now turns to the G20 leaders' summit June 18 and 19 in Hamburg, Germany, which will bring in emerging economic powerhouses such as China , the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter; Saudi Arabia, the biggest oil supplier; plus India; South Africa; Indonesia and others. Read More »

Port of Charleston terminal evacuated over 'potential threat'

Follow CNBC International on Twitter and Facebook . The United States Coast Guard says they were made aware of a possible threat in containers aboard the vessel Maersk Memphis at around 8 p.m. The vessel arrived at the port from NY and prior to that sailed from Oman, according to ThomsonReuters data. The Port of Charleston was evacuated after the threat of a dirty bomb on a ship. Read More »

Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains


How Suffolk results unfoldedHow Essex votedSandy Martin defeats Ben Gummer in IpswichIn 2010, Gordon Brown held onto the premiership for six days as frantic negotiations took place, resigning only when it became clear the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats had reached agreement on a viable coalition. Read More »

Jonathan Walters: 'Duffy's goal should have stood'


Ireland's victory - temporarily at least - lifted them top of Group D, with 12 points from their six games. Speaking about Duffy's effort, O'Neill said: "I'll tell you something now, there might have been a player called Andy Gray who wouldn't have scored a goal ". Read More »

Backed force attacks eastern edge of Raqqa - Syrian Observatory

The jihadists captured the city in 2014 and has used it as a base to plan attacks in the West. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and its partners launched their offensive on Tuesday, the U.S. SDF fighters began advancing toward Raqqa in November, capturing wide areas from the extremists. The report did not clarify whether the victims were civilians or combatants. Read More »

Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel in Russia Probe

Trump and other officials have repeatedly denied that there was any collusion between his campaign and the Russian government, but an obstruction probe that focuses inward on the administration opens up a whole new front of legal and political risks for the president. Read More »

Bill Cosby's accuser faces tough questions in court


Constand took the stand later on, and as the Washington Post puts it , her testimony was "the marquee moment" for the trial. Cosby , 79, faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault for the alleged assault of Constand, 44. "In my head, I was trying to get my hands to move and my legs to move, but I was frozen", she added. I just want to know what you gave me.' " After a while, she decided he wasn't going to give her an answer and left. Read More »

'Detestable Lie': Sessions Says He Didn't Collude With Russians


Many social media users were reminded of a similar episode involving Sen. Regarding testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey , Sessions said Comey told him after talking to the president that he was concerned about proper communications protocols between Justice and the White House. Read More »

Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

Multiple police vehicles were seen around Hodgkinson's home in the southern IL town located outside St. Louis. "He didn't say anything. he was just shooting ", said Peoples, who was about to teach an exercise class at a nearby YMCA. The page has since been taken down. According to the Washington Post , Hodgkinson has had brushes with the law, including being charged with assault and battery in April 2006 in an incident that also included him aiming a shotgun at the person he ... Read More »

What We Know About The Suspect In GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

But even among the other 46% of mass shootings that don't directly involve an intimate partner, numerous attackers have a violent misogynistic incident in their past. Deputies with the St. Clair Sheriff's Office were called when locals heard "shots fired" in a residential neighborhood, according to police records. "The intensity is very real, whether it's a so-called comedian holding up the president's head covered in blood, or right here in New York City, a play that shows the president ... Read More »

AL GOP Representatives Safe After Baseball Practice Shooting

Trump ", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters. The shooting came amid high political tension in the United States after a vitriol-filled 2016 election campaign. President Donald Trump is calling for unity after a shooting that injured a top House Republican leader. They also brought flowers to Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner who was wounded in the attack. Read More »

At US Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies meeting with Russian officials


Angus King asked a number of questions about the basis for Sessions' refusal to answer questions. Sessions told the senators on the committee that he was protecting the president's future right to invoke executive privilege, and that by not revealing conversations with the president, he was adhering to "long-standing policy". Read More »

Police arrest 6 in actions directed against terror in UK


A 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. In a separate investigation not linked to the London Bridge attacks, officers backed up by armed police arrested three men in east London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism. Read More »