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Quit Notice On Igbos: Osinbajo Begins Consultations With Northern, Eastern Leaders

Quit Notice On Igbos: Osinbajo Begins Consultations With Northern, Eastern Leaders Osinbajo, in his opening remarks before journalists were asked to leave the venue, said the Federal Government was determined to ensure unity in the country. Especially because when we make these kinds of pronouncements and we do things that can cause violence or disruption of lives and property, those who make those speeches are no longer in control. [Full Article...]

Watch Alexandria Shooting at Congressional Baseball Event Captured Live

Hodgkinson has a history of arrests in recent years, including arrests for battery, resisting arrest, and drunk driving. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) told Fox News that as he left the ball field, a man walked to his vehicle and asked DeSantis if it was Republicans or Democrats practicing. [Full Article...]

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

He was fortunate in that his position seems to have brought the Capitol police to the field in force, and they responded bravely and quickly to what most certainly was a chaotic and frightening situation. "I am sickened by this despicable act", he said in a statement delivered on the Senate floor. In a statement, Mika's family said he was shot multiple times, was in critical condition and wa... [Full Article...]

Student released by North Korea now at hospital

A North Korean foreign ministry official said Rodman would stay until Saturday. He also appears to have prompted recent speculation that he might become Mr. She says it's an "extremely sad" situation that student Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) is in a coma. We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime in North Korea'. [Full Article...]

Gunman who shot Rep. Scalise had history of arrests

Gunman who shot Rep. Scalise had history of arrests Louis, told The Washington Post that he worked with and developed a relationship with Hodgkinson in Iowa while working on the 2016 presidential campaign of Sen. Less than a year later, on March 4, 2011, he wrote that Congress should rewrite tax codes to ease the tax burdens of the middle class. One of the final letters from Hodgkinson, in July of 2012, called for President Obama's re-election ... [Full Article...]

President and first lady visit Rep

Hodgkinson's social media posts displayed strong anti-Trump sentiment. Rep. Mo Brooks was at the GOP baseball practice shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critically injured and four others hurt. "I was fresh off of surgery, but they made more plays than we made past year", Richmond told reporters. She said she was not one of those to be threatened and declined to na... [Full Article...]

Iran lashes out at US, Saudi Arabia as it mourns its dead

Iran lashes out at US, Saudi Arabia as it mourns its dead The authorities say Iranian security forces killed the mastermind of the attacks on Saturday and that more than 50 suspects have been arrested around the country. of supporting the Islamic State terrorist group and effectively forming an alliance with it, claiming that Tehran possesses documents to prove the allegations. [Full Article...]

Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests Witnesses said they heard at least 50 shots, which included Capitol Police and local officers who returned fire. Hodgkinson was a licensed home inspector in IL, according to public records, but his license lapsed last November. During the internal exchange of fire, two US Capitol Police officers were also wounded by the suspected shooter. The page on his former business has been pulled from Ye... [Full Article...]

Here's how late-night TV reacted to Jeff Sessions' testimony

That prompted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller - himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - as special counsel the following week. But after Comey testified to Congress last week about what he said were Trump's attempts to get Comey to publicly exonerate him, Kasowitz maintained that Trump "was not under investigation as part of any probe into R... [Full Article...]

US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Mr Comey was sacked on May 9, The Post said. The story cites five officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The report that Trump himself is being scrutinized for obstruction of justice served to undercut Trump's claims. Mr Comey would not say in his testimony last week whether he thought the President ... [Full Article...]

Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan Alexandria police Chief Michael Brown said officers are investigating the incident, which was reported shortly after 7am local time (11pm NZT) and occurred at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, about eight miles south of the Capitol and three miles south of Ronald Reagan National Airport. [Full Article...]

President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony Democrats tried to make more of this, suggesting that he was ducking questions about possible inappropriate interactions with Russian officials. Comey did not do so. Even before Sessions testified, attention in Washington swiveled to whether Trump might seek to fire Robert Mueller , named last month by the Justice Department to head a federal probe into the Russian Federation issue. [Full Article...]

Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting The shooting victims were practicing for a Congressional baseball game scheduled for the next night when a lone gunman opened fire on the crowd. James Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, began to fire on the. The Capitol Police occasionally assigns an officer to attend baseball practices, on a case-by-case basis. "These folks are heroes", said Rep. "I'm just grateful it wasn't wor... [Full Article...]

Jurors in Cosby's sex-assault trial start deliberations

She was stoic during the defence argument but left when it was the prosecution's turn. District Attorney Kevin Steele's closing arguments were businesslike and direct. She became incapacitated and felt "frozen" and told him so, she testified. "Paralyzed by Benadryl? Paralyzed by Benadryl?" The attorney concluded, telling the jurors that if they hold "more questions than you've got answers". [Full Article...]

Trump decries shooting of top Congressman

Trump decries shooting of top Congressman When Texas Democrat Al Green called for President Donald Trump to be impeached on the House floor in late May, his office received several voice mails threatening to lynch him, according to the Houston Chronicle . "We were doing batting practice", said Sen. "Had they not been there, it would've been a massacre ..." Alexandria police said five victims have been transported to hospitals, inc... [Full Article...]

Trump will not attend Thursday's congressional ballgame

One additional United States Capitol Police officer was transported to the hospital in a police cruiser for minor injuries and has been released. Tim Slater, the Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office, said he would not comment on what types of weapons Hodgkinson had or which one he was using as he shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , (R-L... [Full Article...]

Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court now

Friday will be the first time she's appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on his behalf, Braun said according to NBC News . Polanski fled the country in 1978 on the eve of his sentencing. Gordon said he would take Geimer's comments into consideration and did not issue an immediate ruling. If he were to drop the warrant for Polanski, 83, it would end a almost four-decade effort by authorities t... [Full Article...]

Qatar asks UN body to resolve Gulf airspace row

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Monday that Qatar is in contact with worldwide aviation authorities and legal organizations as it tries to fight back against moves by Saudi Arabia and its allies to cut off its land, air and sea access. [Full Article...]

Gulf to trade quietly, Qatar may continue slow rebound

In televised interviews on Monday, Qatar Airways outspoken CEO Akbar Al Baker called the move an "illegal blockade" and urged the United Nations' civil aviation branch to intervene. But at present, Pakistan holds the advantage of enjoying friendly relations with all the states engulfed in the Saudi-Qatar rift. The ban does not apply to aviation companies and aircraft not registered in Qatar and ... [Full Article...]

Marawi battle: Security forces accused of misconduct as many civilians trapped

The JSOTF-P operates under the auspices of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the USâ€'a pact that allows United States troops to train and advise the Philippine military in its fight against terrorists but bans USA forces in combat operations. [Full Article...]


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