U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

The hospital said Saturday Scalise is more responsive and speaking with his loved ones. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". The gunman, identified by law enforcement officials as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, later died from injuries sustained during a shootout with police on the scene.

Minnesota police clear protesters off interstate after Yanez acquittal

Castile had a permit for the weapon. Jurors broke their silence after St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez was accused in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile. Castile was licensed to carry the weapon. "He shot into a vehicle with no regard for human life", she continued, "and that's OK". "(Yanez) killed this man in front of a child", said Johnson, 20, of St.

Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

Paul suburb. St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he fatally shot Philando Castile , 32, last July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St.

Trump revamps Obama-era Cuba deal

The Obama policy is likely to be revised rather than reversed entirely. Yet new moves will burden the US government with the complicated task of policing to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that runs much of the Cuban economy.

White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

Dan Fried, who retired in February as coordinator for sanctions policy at the State Department, told Yahoo News that there was "serious consideration" by the Trump White House to "unilaterally rescind the sanctions". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson questioned the legislation on Wednesday, urging Congress to ensure that any sanctions package "allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions to meet the needs of what is always an evolving diplomatic situation".

Majlis Panel Will Meet July 2 on New US Bans

The global agreement obliges the U.S. and the other five powers to remove sanctions against Iran in return for scaling down its nuclear activities. Trump's hawkish stance toward Iran and his frequent tirades against the 2015 Iran nuclear deal leave no doubt that he will approve the bill, if it ultimately clears the whole Congress.