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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critical, hospital says

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critical, hospital says

A gunman opened fire on a baseball field in a Washington ., D.C. suburb, wounding a senior U.S. Republican congressman and at least three other people as a team of lawmakers and their staff practiced ahead of a charity game. The lawmakers were practising for the annual congressional ballgame that organisers vowed would go ahead as planned on Thursday at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals . Consulte Mais Informação

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Harvard's 1st female president to step down

Harvard's 1st female president to step down

Faust is a historian of the American Civil War and plans to take a sabbatical and continue her scholarship. She oversaw a dramatic expansion of financial aid, helping students attend Harvard without leaving them saddled with debt. During her tenure, Faust waded into campus controversies In 2011, she brought Navy ROTC back to campus, reestablishing a military training unit that had been banned for decades in a legacy of the Vietnam War. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple's iPhone 8 will reportedly have wireless charging

Apple's iPhone 8 will reportedly have wireless charging

Whether these features will roll out to the 4.7-inch iPhone 7s too remains to be seen. While these two features have been circulating around the rumor mill for months, this is the most concrete proof we've seen to date. The company hasn't done that yet but the rumor mill is holding out on hope for wireless charging on the 2018 iPhone. Nikkei reports that supplier Wistron confirms the new phones will feature wireless charging and a more waterproof design. Consulte Mais Informação

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London firefighters fight massive apartment building fire

Others said recently erected cladding, which experts say is attached to the outside of a building to help with weather-proofing and improve its look, was falling to the ground in flames. The service was using drones to help assess the integrity of the building, so the fire service could plan its next steps, he said. Flumes of black smoke billowed into the air hours after the blaze was sparked. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sessions Says in Letter He'll Address Senate Intelligence Panel

Sessions Says in Letter He'll Address Senate Intelligence Panel

On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of Flynn, Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice. The fact that Sessions would delegate that task to his deputy showed the Russian Federation investigation was distracting him from his core duties. "You can't run forever", Leahy said in a Twitter message to Sessions that also referred to "false testimony" by the attorney general about his contacts with Russian ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Group calls for protecting civilians in Syrian IS-held city

Group calls for protecting civilians in Syrian IS-held city

Separately but relatedly, it appears that US forces are using white phosphorous in areas in Iraq and Syria - including Raqqa , a stronghold of Islamist extremists, but one still populated with civilians. And it sought guarantees against enlisting child soldiers into the ranks of US partner forces. For Iran , securing a land route across the Syria-Iraq border to its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, is a key motivation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Expanded Russia Sanctions Gain Bipartisan Support in Senate

Most notably, the measure would require Congress to review any effort by the Trump administration to loosen sanctions on Russian Federation. Known as the Crapo Amendment , after Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, the measure was endorsed by Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) and ranking member Ben Cardin (D-Maryland). Consulte Mais Informação

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Bernie Sanders says gunman volunteered on his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders says gunman volunteered on his presidential campaign

Mo Brooks said . The 66-year-old man arrested for the shooting of several GOP staffers during a baseball practice early Wednesday morning reportedly volunteered for Sen. According to ABC News , Hodgkinson's wife told the network that her husband moved to Virginia two months ago. On May 14, 2010, he wrote: "I don't envy the rich; I despise the way they have bought our politicians and twisted our laws to their benefit". Consulte Mais Informação

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Dennis Rodman Tapped by Trump to Go to North Korea?

Dennis Rodman Tapped by Trump to Go to North Korea?

He said he is "just trying to open a door" on a mission that he thinks his former " Celebrity Apprentice " boss would support. Former NBA star Dennis Rodman poses with his entourage - Chris Volo (left) and Joe Terwilliger - after arriving at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport in North Korea on Tuesday for Rodman's first visit to North Korea since President Trump took office. Consulte Mais Informação

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Arab powers adds Qatar-linked people, groups to blacklists

Arab powers adds Qatar-linked people, groups to blacklists

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region's biggest diplomatic crisis in years. In a sign Gulf states were seeking to lessen the human impact of their June 5 severing of ties, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE said on Sunday they had set up hotlines to help families with Qatari members, without elaborating. Consulte Mais Informação

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May to form minority 'government of certainty'

May to form minority 'government of certainty'

As a result, she will be forced to rely on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party's (DUP) ten MPs - raising the prospect that the Conservatives could struggle to pass key legislation such as a Queen's Speech or budget. The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. Finding support in parliament inconsistent, she chose to do a little surprise election of her own. Consulte Mais Informação

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May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Lawmakers, who are by tradition not named at such meetings, told Reuters that there were no dissenting voices and that the party had no appetite for a leadership election. It could also be the place for May "to change her position on Brexit", he added. While the votes have been counted, what they mean and who will benefit the most remains to be seen, maybe the Brexit negotiations will provide some insight or, maybe, we'll be back doing the democracy dance in September - as psephologists ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

And that's exactly what the cabinet feel was: "that we will go forward together", Davidson said , after the meeting ended. "What's clear is that there is going to be a real imperative on the economic impact of Brexit". Separately, the minister representing Scotland in May's cabinet, David Mundell, said the final Brexit deal should be supported in Britain's parliament across the political divide. Consulte Mais Informação

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EU to launch action against 3 countries over refugee plan

Hungary and Slovakia had previously launched their own legal action against it. "Those that do not take part have to assume that they will be faced with infringement procedures", he was quoted as saying. The Czech Republic took in just 12 refugees last year and none so far this year and said it wanted out of the scheme because of security concerns. The Czech Republic initially accepted a dozen people but has since closed its borders. Consulte Mais Informação

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