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U.S. Cooler Today, With Off & On Rain
Author: 0 Cooler Today, With Off & On Rain

While a few passing showers can be expected during the morning, rain chances will ramp up for the afternoon. Highs reach into the upper 60s to low 70s. A shower or t-storm in spots early; otherwise, mostly cloudy and muggy (areas of patchy fog). Cold front traverses across New England on Tuesday , renewing the chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Author: 0 Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearings Tuesday

The president sacked Comey in early May. He told Woodruff he thinks firing Mueller "would be a very significant mistake , even though I don't think there's a justification. He added that he would it was "strange" that Mueller would accept the special counsel position after having a "confidential conversation" with Trump that may have included the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

A Trump friend who was spotted visiting the White House on Monday later told a PBS interviewer that the president was indeed mulling over firing Mueller. If the president has "full prosecution power in Article II", why would he be bound by the statute to direct the deputy AG to fire Mueller instead of doing it himself? Ruddy noted Tuesday morning in an email to Politico that Spicer "doesn't deny my claim the President is considering firing Mueller " and that Ruddy never claimed to ...

Author: 0 Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. "I served with many of these congressmen, they're my friends, including Rep. Trump spoke during a White House event devoted to what aides called "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives". And the president briefly beamed in on a jumbotron, thanking the lawmakers, their staffs, "and baseball fans across the country" for their support.

Author: 0 Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe, bashes Hillary Clinton

The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny. Mr Comey, who had been leading one of several Russian Federation inquiries, testified to Congress last week that the president had pressured him to drop an inquiry into links between Mr Flynn and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

This is the most watched NBA Finals since 1998, even besting last season's seven-game classic. In his lone season with the team, Durant said it's the selflessness that stands out to him. LeBron James lost his fifth NBA Finals, but it surely wasn't due to a lack of effort, as he became the first player ever to average a triple-double in the NBA Finals series.

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in ... he was as critical as you can be when he came in". "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", ...

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

In an early-morning tweet, the President declared that he was "being investigated" for his decision to fire James B. Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "I mean Mueller is one of the most respected guys in America". Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, told AFP he now has "13 attorneys on board, with several more in the pipeline".

Author: 0 Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Yanez shot Castile five times last July during a traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb, just seconds after Castile informed him he was carrying a gun. He testified forcefully Friday that he saw Castile's gun and that Castile disregarded his commands not to pull it out of his pocket.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations", Rosenstein's full statement read. Many reporters were quick to speculate that the statement was an attempting to squash existing leaks, or possible a story that hasn't yet been reported.

U.S. Severe weather possible this weekend
Author: 0 Severe weather possible this weekend

There will be a break from mid-morning to early afternoon, but things quickly turn on a dime. Since the forecast is still 3 days away there are many details to be worked out in terms of how widespread and the timing of the storms. Tornado threat looks to be low. A few storms may linger into Monday morning east of the lakes. Meteorologists Thursday said the heavy rains could produce 0.01 to 0.10 inches of rainfall.

U.S. Rauner calling lawmakers back to Springfield for special session
Author: 0 Rauner calling lawmakers back to Springfield for special session

In a Facebook video , Rauner accuses majority Democrats of ignoring his recommendations. In 2016, Democratic leaders added sessions to the legislative calendar in June, which is when they put together a stopgap budget to get state government through the end of the year.

Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Friday. Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. Sava said doctors will not attempt to remove what are likely to be hundreds of bullet fragments from Scalise's body, saying the risk of such a procedure typically outweighs the potential benefits.

U.S. Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water
Author: 0 Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

Friday's high is forecast around 98 degrees, with a north wind up to 13 miles per hour. But the hottest weather is expected in the deserts, where high temperatures were predicted to reach 107 to 112 degrees Friday and rise to 109 to 114 degrees Saturday, 111 to 116 degrees Sunday, 113 to 118 degrees Monday, 115 to 120 degrees Tuesday and 114 to 119 degrees Wednesday.

Author: 0 Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

He said that an investigation was ongoing into the circumstances of the attack. A member of the 43rd Georgian Light Infantry Battalion moves into position during a June 10, 2015, joint force protection mission with US forces outside Bagram Air Field in central Afghanistan.

U.S. State and national politicians release statements on shooting at congressional baseball practice
Author: 0 State and national politicians release statements on shooting at congressional baseball practice

The shooting took place at 6:30 am in the morning when the Republican Congressional Baseball Team was practicing and the unidentified gunman opened fire around the YMCA on East Monroe Street in Alexandria. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), who was at the practice, told the Daily News that he wanted to say "thank you" to both officers, pointing out that they fought against superior firepower, because the shooter had a rifle and they had only pistols.

U.S. Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller
Author: 0 Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Gingrich also said that Republicans in Congress "ought to look into" the fact that the first four people Mueller hired were all Democrats, including one who worked for the Clinton Foundation in the past, calling them "bad people". It is not up to the Justice Department to choose who the President of the United States is. Stephanopoulos had asked the member of Trump's legal team if the president would promise not to order his Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller.