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Gunman dies after shooting at congressional baseball practice

Gunman dies after shooting at congressional baseball practice Law enforcement has identified the shooter as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, according to a federal law enforcement sources. As the No. 3 House Republican, Scalise has a security detail assigned to him at all times. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama described Scalise as "crawling into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood" behind him. "We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on... [Full Article...]

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

House Speaker Paul Ryan made it clear he doesn't agree with some who are urging President Donald Trump to fire the Justice Department's special counsel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump for possible obstruction of justice, five people with knowledge of the situation told The Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice

Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice In a statement, Texas Rep. Roger Williams, one of the team's coaches, said one of his staff members was shot during the incident and is receiving medical attention. "They were single shots in rapid succession", Brooks said. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said they drew the gunman's fire while most of the representatives took cover in a dugout, where they would have been easy targets. [Full Article...]

Thousands of Russians protest Vladimir Putin's government

Thousands of Russians protest Vladimir Putin's government Police in Moscow used pepper spray on the protesters and sometimes pushed them back by beating them with batons. Many graduates of its prestigious university have left Russian Federation to work in the West. By calling crowds into the very centre of Moscow , Alexei Navalny has set the stage for a confrontation. At first people planned to match, without their leader Navalny, who was arrested a... [Full Article...]

At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough

At Jeff Sessions's Senate Testimony, Silence and Ignorance Are Good Enough And while he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions insisted, " I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations ". There's a viral photo showing Jeff Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak together on a day Sessions claims the two never met, but the image isn't quite the smoking gun some are claiming it to ... [Full Article...]

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

According to the Post , it did change after Trump fired Comey. Coats told associates that Trump had asked him if he could intervene with Comey to get the bureau to back off its focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn in its Russian Federation probe, according to officials. [Full Article...]

Some killed in London tower block fire: fire brigade says

Residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block. "I told the fireman and he let the other guys know as well, so they're going to check if they can get to him or not", he said. Some initially feared it was terrorism-related, although authorities have not suggested that terrorism was involved. Edward Daffarn, who lived on the 16th floor, said the building's fire ala... [Full Article...]

Britain can still remain in EU: French President Macron to May

After their talks, May and Macron watched a football friendly between England and France where a minute's silence was held before kick-off to remember the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and London . He urged the United Kingdom to begin talks "very quickly", telling the Financial Times: "I can't negotiate with myself". However, Macron stressed that "the decision has been take... [Full Article...]

Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political

Gingrich and others are arguing Mueller can not be fair, because he is friends with former FBI Director James Comey , whom Trump fired last month. Sanders said that while Mr. "I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller. [Full Article...]

'Top Republican hit' in multiple shooting

Capitol Police officers were at the practice when the shooting began and quickly returned fire, spokesman Matthew Verderosa said. It did not identify the victim. "Nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill police", Paul said on CNN . Trump says he and the vice president are "deeply saddened" by the news of the shooting. [Full Article...]

London high-rise fire like horror movie

Fire crews will be tackling the fire for at least the next 24 hours, Cotton said. It is unknown how many remain unaccounted for from the building, which contained 120 flats and housed up to 600 people. It was as silent as it could be. Resident Mahad Egal said he saw people jumping from the upper floors to avoid the flames. The Independent reports about the terrifying scene, in which peop... [Full Article...]

BC Liberal cabinet sworn-in, but defeat looms for minority government

BC Liberal cabinet sworn-in, but defeat looms for minority government Clark's new cabinet has five new ministers including Ellis Ross, B.C.'s first indigenous cabinet minister with a portfolio as he takes over at natural gas development and housing. Vancouver-Quilchena MLA Andrew Wilkinson is appointed justice minister, replacing Suzanne Anton, who was defeated by the NDP's George Chow in Vancouver-Fraserview. [Full Article...]

Tom Cotton Grills Jeff Sessions On Spy Novels

Tom Cotton Grills Jeff Sessions On Spy Novels Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , on Capitol Hill in Washington , before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result

British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result UK Prime Minister Theresa May called for the early elections in mid-April to get a "stronger hand" in Brexit negotiations with the European Union but instead cost her party the overall majority in Parliament. How might the outcome of the snap vote impact Britain's exit from the European Union? But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Ma... [Full Article...]

London residents being evacuated from burning building — HAPPENING NOW

London residents being evacuated from burning building — HAPPENING NOW A tenants' group had complained for years about the risk of a fire. The Grenfell Tower apartment block was home to about 600 people. She said her friend, with her five children, were all unaccounted for. "Muslims played a big part in getting a lot of people out", he said. "The fire brigade could only help downstairs". Some reported smelling burning plastic in the early moments of the fire, w... [Full Article...]

Leaders From Congressional Baseball Teams Hold Press Conference

He also stated that "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shooting", in regards to Rep. Scalise and the others impacted the the incident. He says he saw the alleged gunman not long before shots rang out. " He had a lot of ammo". "I did what I did in Iraq", he told ABC News . [Full Article...]

Jelena Ostapenko scales new heights in unlikely French Open triumph

Jelena Ostapenko scales new heights in unlikely French Open triumph This is the first Slam for Jelena who looked visibly elated during the award ceremony. "But yesterday when I knew that my forehand was faster, I was a little bit surprised". For Halep, bidding to join compatriots Ilie Nastase and Virginia Ruzici as major winners, it was a second final defeat in four years at Roland Garros. [Full Article...]

'I got us into this mess'

'I got us into this mess' European Union officials are itching to start Brexit talks, but Prime Minister Theresa May is distracted by negotiations over the make-up of the new British government. He also suggested that the Scottish Tories led by Ruth Davidson could also add to the pressure on Mrs May to change course. "This doesn't depend entirely on us", Winterstein told a daily briefing. [Full Article...]

Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority

Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority The Scottish Tory leader, Ruth Davidson, dismissed the Labour surge in the polls, saying it was part of a media narrative to portray the race as close. This sizeable slab of tactical voters is well above the United Kingdom equivalent. "She should get on with the day job, concentrate on what she was elected to do which has been neglected in the past, and above all drop this idea of an unnecessary... [Full Article...]

Does Jeff Sessions Have a Memory Problem?

Does Jeff Sessions Have a Memory Problem? And, like Trump, Sessions didn't exactly criticize Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the presidential campaign . Sessions, a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said in his opening statement that it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or participated in any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump c... [Full Article...]


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