Some Democratic lawmakers staged a sit-in on the House floor, attempting to compel the Republican leadership to allow votes on gun control bills.
The Senate voted down a proposal to expand the FBI’s surveillance powers, but the measure could be considered again later this week.
In a speech delivered from his Trump SoHo hotel in NYC, Donald Trump denounced Hillary Clinton as a “world-class liar” and possibly “the most corrupt person ever to seek the presidency.”
Meanwhile a Bloomberg Politics poll found that 55 percent of Bernie Sanders supporters intend to vote for Hillary Clinton, while 22 percent say they’ll choose Trump.
And Clinton picked up another endorsement, this one from Republican Brent Scowcroft, national security adviser to presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
Mayhoola for Investments, a group connected to Qatar’s royal family, beat out PE rivals including L Capital to buy Parisian fashion house Balmain.
Israel is reopening a more than century-old railway link to the Jordanian border, hoping to increase trade with Arab neighbors.
California’s sole remaining nuclear plant is slated to shut down in a decade amid low energy prices and expanding use of renewables.
Tim Tebow went to the hospital to visit a former high school teammate wounded in the Orlando shooting.
HBO canceled the Martin Scorsese- and Mick Jagger-produced Vinyl after only one season.
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