• Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'
Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

According to MedStar Washington, the bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. Congressman Steve Scalise is in surgery for a third time at a Washington, D.C. The arrest was first reported by CNN. The FBI recovered a cellphone, computer and camera from Hodgkinson's van and was e...

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump
Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

The Founding Fathers drafted the Emoluments Clauses to prevent elected officials from being influenced by either foreign or domestic wealthy actors. "I don't think he's giving it to them for free, and there are many sources that have given us information about the payments that he has received".

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  • Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'
Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

James T. Hodgkinson shot House Rep. Steve Scalise on Wednesday before he was fatally shot by police who had been guarding the House majority whip on the Alexandria , Virginia, baseball field, officials said. "He [Hodgkinson] has actually contacted our office ten times". Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries. "We're g...

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  • What's next in the Russia investigation
What's next in the Russia investigation

But Trump has made no decision to act against Mueller and insists he knows the risks of doing so - but people close to the president say Trump is so volatile they can not be sure that he will not change his mind if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised.

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  • Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea
Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

Tillerson said the State Department had secured Warmbier's release per a decision from President Trump , and that the student was on his way home via a US military base in Sapporo, Japan, to be reunited with his family in Cincinnati. North Korea is awaiting another visit by former National Basketball Association bad boy Dennis Rodman on Tuesday in...

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  • Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia arrested by Madhy Pradesh police
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia arrested by Madhy Pradesh police

The notification says the commission will probe "the use of force by police". Scindia, who is due to hold a Satyagraha in Bhopal in support of farmers, set out in a rally from Indore, holding public meetings on the way. Lashing out at the authorities, Patel said, "I am not a terrorist. I am an Indian citizen and have the right to go anywhere in...

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  • Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company
Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

His announcement of his leave of absence ultimately came just as the company was to present to employees the findings of an investigation by former Attorney General Eric Holder into Uber's workplace culture. Since then, there have been more accusations of sexual harassment, as well as reports of Uber evading law enforcement and top execut...

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  • Lady Gaga Partners With Starbucks on Rainbow Drinks for a Good Cause
Lady Gaga Partners With Starbucks on Rainbow Drinks for a Good Cause

Starbucks combines ground matcha green tea with - you guessed it - lemonade, turning the whole drink a kelly green-ish color. Gaga founded the non-profit Born This Way Foundation with her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, in 2012 to tackle bullying and boost the confidence of her young fans.

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  • Longoria, Rays beat A's 6-5 in 10 to open doubleheader
Longoria, Rays beat A's 6-5 in 10 to open doubleheader

When asked what it was like watching the Rays' offensive onslaught, a joking Cobb said "Score em' a little quicker, so I can get back out there". "It's been quite a while since I've gotten a walk-off hit. He stumbled over the bag while unsuccessfully attempting to beat White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu to the base on a ground ball in the fifth ...

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  • European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place
European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

Rates will "remain at their present levels for an extended period of time", the spokesman said. Draghi also said the GC had not discussed the expected start date to tapering the ECB's QE programme. Unemployment is falling, but wages aren't picking up as many people take part-time or lower wage jobs. At the bank's last meeting in April, Drag...

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  • House Approves Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill
House Approves Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill

House financial services committee chairman Jeb Hensarling officially introduced the act in April, but a series of Democratic amendments and other delays were raised before the final vote was taken. Bryan Caforio, one of three Democrats running for Knight's seat in the 2018 Congressional race, released a statement in opposition of the Re...

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  • Verizon's first move with Yahoo is to cut 2100 jobs
Verizon's first move with Yahoo is to cut 2100 jobs

US telecom behemoth, Verizon Communications Inc .'s (VZ - Free Report ) to-be-formed digital media unit - Oath - is reportedly going to sack almost 1,000 employees, post the completion of Verizon - Yahoo! Inc . The company expects the transaction will close on June 13, according to a press release . "Consistent with what we have said since t...

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  • Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google
Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

If the bets being made on AI by Amazon , Facebook , and Google pay off, Arment mused, " Apple will find itself in a similar position as BlackBerry did nearly a decade ago: What they're able to do, despite being very good at it, won't be enough anymore, and they won't be able to catch up".

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  • Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea
Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

Speaking at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue here, US Defence Secretary General (Retd) James Mattis also said while competition between the US and China was bound to occur, the conflict between the world's two largest economies was not "inevitable".

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  • London police arrest another attack suspect
London police arrest another attack suspect

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. But with Britons due to vote in a national election on Thursday, her decision to reduce the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during her six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the political agenda.

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  • Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar
Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Saudi Arabia said Qatari troops would be pulled from its continuing war in Yemen. Bahrain is also going to suspend air and sea traffic between the two countries within 24 hours following the statement. Doha has long faced accusations that it is a state sponsor of terror. However, it remains a key financial patron of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Stri...

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  • Touching Moments from Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' Concert
Touching Moments from Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' Concert

Katy Perry also left a mark with her resilient performance: She sang a stripped down version of her hit, "Part of You". The message of love will conquer all endured throughout the evening. She continued: "And I want to also say I had the pleasure of meeting Olivia [Campbell]'s mommy a few days ago. But because of you we can now represent throu...

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  • French President Macron says Paris climate agreement irreversible
French President Macron says Paris climate agreement irreversible

So why the hysteria now, since the Paris agreement , like Kyoto, places demands on the developed world, led by the US, that it does not on the developing world, led by China? The Paris Agreement , signed by 195 countries in 2015, aims to keep global warming to less than 2degC above pre-industrial levels.

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  • Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord
Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

In today's announcement, Trump did not mention the Chinese hoax and did not deny that climate change is happening. The American president said the deal disadvantaged the United States , and that he hoped to seek "a better deal". Five Nordic countries wrote a last-minute letter to Trump , saying the Paris accord was a commitment "to ou...

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  • Wall St set to open higher after strong private jobs data
Wall St set to open higher after strong private jobs data

Private payroll gains in the month earlier were revised down to 174,000 from an originally reported 177,000 increase, which was the lowest since October. The Atlanta Fed is forecasting gross domestic product increasing at a 4.0 per cent pace in the second quarter. That is the longest such stretch since 1970, when the labor market was smaller.

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  • Home prices continue to hit record highs in March
Home prices continue to hit record highs in March

The Dallas area had the third largest home price increase in market, behind only Seattle and Portland in year over year price gains. Having jumped 1.9 percent in March, the index for the bottom third of the Bay Area market is now running 10.4 higher versus the same time a year ago.

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  • Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art
Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art

Gardega even elaborated that he made the dog "crappy" looking in an attempt to downgrade the statue, "exactly how the girl is a downgrade on the bull". "Mr. Di Modica gifted his work to the American public, and we too have gifted " Fearless Girl " to the city of NY". Only the huge public support for the statue prevented it from being permanently re...

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  • BHP studying US shale gas sale, CEO Mackenzie says
BHP studying US shale gas sale, CEO Mackenzie says

BHP Billiton Ltd .is considering further sales of its USA shale gas assets as it fends off the second round of attack from activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. Elliott has seemingly backed down on the restructure, saying on Tuesday it was open to a unified company that would retain its full share market listing in Australia and London ...

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  • Greece fails to reach bailout deal with eurozone finance ministers
Greece fails to reach bailout deal with eurozone finance ministers

Mannequins stands inside a shuttered shopwith signs that read "for rent" as a man walks in central Athens, on Monday, May 22, 2017. The ministers and the International Monetary Fund agreed Greece would keep a primary surplus - the budget balance before debt servicing - at 3.5 percent of GDP for five years after the end of the bailout in 2018, bef...

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  • Republican Gianforte wins special congressional election in Montana
Republican Gianforte wins special congressional election in Montana

Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert said Thursday he will review the case involving Greg Gianforte , the Republican congressional candidate accused of shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election. At least two-thirds of the expected votes - some 260,000 - have already been cast, by absentee ballots that can't be changed...

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  • Microsoft aims to create a more versatile Windows 10
Microsoft aims to create a more versatile Windows 10

Any Android or iOS device can include apps that talk to the Microsoft Graph, which then informs your PC about an activity to which you may want to return. With the upcoming Fall entry, Microsoft hopes to build on its vision for Windows, notably to empower the creator in all of us. The company says the feature, which will site within the Win...

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  • Google's Alpha Go beats Chinese master again to clinch series win
Google's Alpha Go beats Chinese master again to clinch series win

Google plans for AlphaGo to be used for deeper implementations in the future, including medicine and science now it's been proved just how intelligent the system is. Ke Jie, the world's top-ranked Go player, started a three-round showdown on Tuesday against AlphaGo, which beat a South Korean Go master in a five-round showdown previous year.

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  • Saudi oil minister expects extension of production cut deal
Saudi oil minister expects extension of production cut deal

President Donald Trump's proposal to sell half of the US strategic oil reserve highlights a decline in the biggest oil user's reliance on imports - and a weaning off OPEC crude - as its domestic production soars. Many OPEC meetings in recent years witnessed bitter fights between Saudi Arabia and its rival Iran, OPEC's third-largest oil pr...

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  • Columbia Property Trust Inc (CXP) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.20
Columbia Property Trust Inc (CXP) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.20

Essex Property Trust has a 12 month low of $200.01 and a 12 month high of $253.14. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, October 28. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $702,780. Jefferies Limited Co owns 15,074 shares or 0.02% of their Uni...

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  • Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Earns Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group Inc
Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Earns Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group Inc

The stock of Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) earned "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Monday, February 22. Its up 0.12, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. Ashmore Group plc (LON:ASHM)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc in a report issued on Thursday, April 20th.

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