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Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

This year's congressional charity baseball game is proceeding after a rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fire June 14, 2017 on United States lawmakers practicing for the charity event, seriously wounding a top Republican congressman and three others before he was killed by police.

Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

The order doubles funding for apprenticeship grants to $200 million by pulling money allotted for existing job-training programs. The White House noted that there are now six million job vacancies in the United States, the highest number in almost 40 years, but workers don't necessarily have the skills to fill them.

White House says no determination yet on 'Dreamer' immigrants

Former President Obama's unlawful action was meant to grant five million illegal aliens in the USA lawful-presence status and allow them to apply for work permits. An earlier program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), offers some 750,000 immigrants brought to the country illegally as children the chance to attend school and to work.

Israeli policewoman 'in critical condition' after simultaneous stabbing attacks in Jerusalem

At least four other people were injured in the incidents, according to the emergency medical service. The three perpetrators, all from the West Bank, were shot dead, and the policewoman, Hadas Malka , a 23-year-old staff sergeant major, was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died of her wounds.

Getting the ideal Father's Day gift for a golf lover

The Eve is considered to be a secular one and is celebrated not just in the U.S. but in countries around the world including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Norway and India though on different dates.

Cuba rejects new US policy, calls it 'archaic'

Declaring Obama's pact with Castro a "completely one-sided deal", Trump said he was cancelling it. They could make traveling to Cuba more hard for passengers, who would be subject to audit by the Treasury Department to ensure their trips to Cuba fall into one of the 12 acceptable purposes.

Daniel Bryan Announces His Return to WWE SmackDown

Bryan and Brie Bella recently welcomed their first child into the world, and the SmackDown Live General Manager has been busy spending time with his daughter. The next edition of SmackDown LIVE will be held on 20 June 2017 at the Nutter Center, Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Tuesday's episode of SmackDown figures to feature fallout from Money in the Bank and the beginning of the build to Battleground.

Foo Fighters Debut Three songs at Secret Solstice Festival

The Foo Fighters are apparently feeling pretty generous these days; now rocking their way through the middle of an global tour, the band has been doling out new songs on a regular basis. "And then I said, 'Do you want to get up on stage in front of 20,000 people in Iceland and play?' And she said yes", Grohl said. "There's another Grohl at the drum set now".

Why Ashton Kutcher just mic-dropped a catfish at the CMT Awards

She has upped her grand total of CMT awards to an impressive 17, the most an artist as ever won. Underwood arrived at the ceremony in a nude illusion Elie Madi mini dress that featured a top that matched her skin tone. She said: "This awards show is really cool, because it's voted on by you guys". During his acceptance speech for Male Video of the Year , the 49-year-old singer thanked Kidman for being alongside him every step of the way, sharing her insight on all his projects.

Rep. Wenstrup Used Army Surgeon Skills To Aid Wounded Congressman

Scalise was among five wounded in the morning shooting, officials told news outlets. Fifteen to 20 US representatives and two senators were on the field, Paul said. Flake said that that after the shots rang out, he and others took cover in the dugout opposite from where the gunman was shooting, but the shooter, who Flake said had a rifle, "had a line of sight into the dugout".

'Where's Charlotte?' A very controversial royal Father's Day photo

Images released on Twitter showed Prince Charles with a young William and Harry alongside a recent photo of the Duke of Cambridge cuddling his son George. A third commentator opted for: "Odd there's only picture with his son?" Fortunately, it looks like we're not the only ones with wandering minds after a while celebrating a golden oldie's birthday, given the look of Prince George's face at Saturday's Trooping the Colour to celebrate the Queen's birthday.

London fire: UK Prime Minister Theresa May rushed away from protesters

Police have said recovery process could take weeks, and warned some of the bodies may be too burned to be identified. On the figure of 58, he said: "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", while adding that "it might be that some of those are safe and well", and for some reason, had not yet made themselves known to the police.

Star Wars superfan Steve Sansweet issues plea after $200000 theft

The theft came to Sansweet's attention when a fellow collector came forward after buying items from another collector. Zach Tann, a respected toy dealer and collector in Southern California , immediately notified Philip that he had purchased that figure from Carl Edward Cunningham , 45, a well-known Star Wars collector and R2-D2 builder from Marietta, Georgia.

GOP baseball shooter had list of names, including Rep. Brooks

Hodgkinson . NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is in Belleville and joins us now. "I can show you messages and stuff that were much worse than this guy's Facebook posts", said Rep. "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". MARTIN: NPR's Hansi Lo Wang reporting from Belleville, Ill.

Congressman Scalise, shot Wednesday, is improving, doctors report

Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . When the members of the Republican team were announced at Nationals Park, mention of Scalise's name drew a standing ovation from the areas designated for Republican, Democrat and nonpartisan fans alike.

Katrina Kaif reveals she and Ranbir Kapoor will never work together again

This is really very sad but yes, they will not work together anymore. In a Facebook live session along with Katrina Kaif , Ranbir Kapoor expressed his views on the issue of nepotism. I would like to work hard for my children so that they get the right opportunity, platform, the right first film. Katrina and Ranbir had previously collaborated on Rajkumar Santoshi's romance drama Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani (2009) and Prakash Jha's political thriller, Raajneeti (2010).

Other view: Scalise shooting: Playing congressional baseball game shows needed unity

The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. "He's going to be OK". After two surgeries Wednesday immediately following the shooting, Scalise underwent a third surgery Thursday. But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations.

London fire: Banned building materials suspected in Grenfell Tower

Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number. Trade Minister Greg Hands added that the government is conducting what he called an "urgent inspection" of some 2,500 other tower blocks across Britain to evaluate their safety.

UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

Releasing the first images from inside the burnt-out building, Commander Stuart Cundy said some of the victims may never be identified. A woman stands by missing person posters near The Grenfell Tower block, destroyed by fire, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 16, 2017.

DJ Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller are flawless trio in 'Wild thoughts'

They create something special, offering up the smoothest track of the week by far. After much hype/anticipation, DJ Khaled debuts his big record with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller , " Wild Thoughts ". Well, the video was shot right here in Miami at Little Haiti's Caribbean Marketplace. In the video you can see Rihanna in sexy translucent dress.

Supergirl has two new showrunners

Rovner became an executive producer at the start of season two and now Queller is being promoted as well. They'll join co-creator Andrew Kreisberg at the head of the DC superhero series. Adler recently signed an overall deal with CBS TV Studios . Rovner, on the other hand, was able to work on the " Grey's Anatomy " spinoff series entitled " Private Practice ".

Tweeting Trump attacks campaign probe 'witch hunt'

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials a year ago as a member of Trump's transition team.

Van hits pedestrians in London; 'number of casualties' reported

Police officers man a cordon at Finsbury Park in London where a vehicle drove into pedestrians outside a mosque earlier today. The London Ambulance Service said eight people were taken to the hospital and a number of people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Mayweather vs McGregor fight date announced

The two fighters announced their long-awaited fight on social media on Wednesday, with Mayweather posting a promotional video for the bout on Instagram along with the caption "IT'S OFFICIAL!" and McGregor writing on Twitter , " THE FIGHT IS ON ".

Mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris Say They Have Their Own Climate Deal

Hawaii Sen. J. Kalani English introduced SB 559 , and said in the release that the signing of these two bills allows the state "legal basis" to stay in line with the Paris accord "despite the Federal government's withdrawal". Hawaii is joining at least 12 other states that have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance and promised to remain committed to the goals in the Paris deal.

Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; mistrial declared

The revelations led newly elected Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele to seek charges. He remains free on $1 million bail, still charged with three counts of felony sexual assault. "I wanted it to stop". An eighth woman withdrew her lawsuit. As one of the jurors in the first trial said during jury selection in this case so bereft of physical evidence, the saga boils down to a matter of "he said, she said".

Sixers 'in advanced talks' with Celtics to acquire No. 1 pick

The 76ers expressed a lot of interest in Fultz in the pre-draft process, but after getting the No. 3 overall pick in the lottery, they knew they would have to make a move like this to get him. Six more players, including Kansas guard Frank Mason and Duke forward Amile Jefferson, a Philadelphia native, are scheduled to work out for the Sixers on Monday.

Wonder Woman Soundly Defeats The Mummy At The US Box Office

Universal's " The Mummy " looked it age, selling a relatively feeble $32.2 million in tickets in its debut weekend. The Gal Gadot-starrer will also make more during its second frame than did both " Suicide Squad " and " Batman v Superman : Dawn of Justice ", despite those films having larger opening weekends than " Wonder Woman " ($133.7 million for " Suicide Squad " and $166 million for " Batman v Superman ").

Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice. The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. Jennifer Scalise also is thanking the first responders who rushed to her husband's aid Wednesday and the staff at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , where her husband remains in critical condition.

Shania Twain Returns w/ New Single "Life's About To Get Good"

Read the full article here. For Twain, country was a mindset or a set of ideas . The Queen of country music has been on an extended break from music, leaving us waiting a long time for new matierial. Shania Twain is coming back swinging! Feeding into the sterotypical themes of country music, " Life's About to Get Good " explores Shania's emotional roller coaster, as she sings about love and betrayal in the new Now single.

Lorde admits she is, indeed, an Instagram onion ring reviewer

She wrote: "I didn't actually know Burger King did onion rings, and good thing I didn't because they are not good". She says she made the decision to take the account offline after worrying "people would throw onion rings at me on tour".

Bill Cosby 'drugged friend then sexually assaulted her'

She initially said she went to Cosby's house and was assaulted after a dinner out with other people . Cosby, whose attorneys said is legally blind, is not expected to testify. Because of that trust, Constand said she took the pills despite reservations. Both times, Constand made it clear she didn't welcome his advances, she said.

Stephen Furst, Flounder in Animal House, has died

It turned out the ingenious plan worked and he got the role in " Animal House " for his efforts. When Stephen's son Nathan was speaking to CNN about his father's untimely death, he said the battle with diabetes was gradually getting worse in the past few years.

Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations

For four days and nearly 30 hours, the jurors for Bill Cosby's #Criminal Trial have been deliberating the accusations by Andrea Constand that she was sexually assaulted by Cosby in 2004. On Friday, the panel listened again to what Cosby had to say about his use of the now-banned party drug quaaludes. Cosby's publicist came outside and declared the deadlock a "victory", while others cautioned that the outcome of the trial is still far from clear.

Resolution To Disavow 'Alt-Right' Divides Southern Baptists

Citing a series of controversial undercover videos, the resolution also urged the Justice Department to pursue criminal charges related to the handling of fetal tissue. "This convention still has a future", McKissic said, while acknowledging much work remains to be done. "While you didn't achieve the two-thirds vote necessary in order to make sure you have that opportunity, we're grateful that you gave us the opportunity to bring you a resolution so that you do have the opportunity to ...