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Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaig

The alleged shooter apparently volunteered for the presidential campaign of Sen. King said that if Congress can take something good of such a awful incident then "to me that shows we're doing our job as members of Congress representing the American people". [Full Article...]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK In the hours after the attack, which killed seven people and left dozens injured , Trump on Twitter suggested that Mayor Sadiq Khan had told Londoners "not to be alarmed" about the attack. " No reason to be alarmed ", Khan said while addressing residents. The London mayor had also said the threat level to the city remained high and there would likely be more attacks. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts Sessions recommended the firing last month, raising questions about whether he violated his recusal from the investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation. At a separate hearing Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein declared he'd seen no basis for dismissing Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director he appointed as special counsel after Session... [Full Article...]

US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Putin tells MBC

US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Putin tells MBC Trump, a NY property magnate turned politician who praised Putin repeatedly during last year's presidential campaign, is facing multiple probes in Washington into the extent of any links to Russian Federation, and whether his campaign played any role in Russian Federation interfering with the election. [Full Article...]

Trump Declines To Lead America After Republican Baseball Practice Shooting

Trump Declines To Lead America After Republican Baseball Practice Shooting The Congressman was reported to be in critical condition and was described as stable after emergency surgery, a spokesman for MedStar Washington Hospital Center said . "I saw this long weapon - what went through my mind is, why would anybody have a rifle shooting birds at a baseball practice?" he said. "We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on his wound in his hip", Brooks said. [Full Article...]

How Capitol Hill came together in the wake of a shooting

A Republican-hating gunman who had spewed rage upon Donald Trump and his party opened fire on a group of USA lawmakers Wednesday, causing a range of injuries in what appeared to be a politically motivated shooting . "We are united. We are united in our shock", House Speaker Paul Ryan said. "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us". Two members of Congress said Hodgkins asked them whe... [Full Article...]

No hint of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

No hint of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings The Pride Fund to End Gun Violence supports requiring background checks for all gun sales, prohibiting suspected terrorists from purchasing guns, restricting access to assault weapons and high capacity magazines, preventing those convicted of hate crimes from purchasing guns, and undertaking federally funded research on gun violence. [Full Article...]

Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey loyalty

Comey's excuse", the statement from Kasowitz said . "I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel, Comey said". A committee member, Democratic Sen. "In my opinion, the theoretical beneficiaries of the ambiguities are the Clinton wing of the Democrat party, the Obama wing of the Democrat Party, and the Never Trump (Romney/Bush) wing of the Republican Party - I call these ... [Full Article...]

Bystander captures video of Alexandria shooting attack on GOP congress members

Bystander captures video of Alexandria shooting attack on GOP congress members One post , written on March 22, read: "Trump is Traitor". "Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy, " he said . The FBI is investigating possible motives, known acquaintances, and his last whereabouts. "We are not one caucus or the other in this House today", said Pelosi. All votes in the House of Representatives were cancelled for Wednesday. "Only constitutional office holders are given (securi... [Full Article...]

Philippines says US troops on the ground near besieged Marawi City

In response, President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in the island of Mindanao, of which Marawi is a part. Philippine aircraft, including the Vietnam War-era OV-10 Bronco, have leveled buildings with airstrikes. "We're helping based on what their administration wants and how and where the [Armed Forces of the Philippines] sees that we can fit in", she said. [Full Article...]

Special counsel Mueller meets with heads of Senate's Russian Federation election probe

To get real answers, senators, and the American public, are going to have to look elsewhere. Sens. Al Franken of Minnesota and Patrick Leahy of Vermont have sought an FBI investigation. "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign ", he said. USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report released in January that Russian President Vladim... [Full Article...]

Trump's Attempt to Go After Comey Could Backfire

Comey testified that Trump tried to get him to drop the probe into Flynn, part of a wider FBI investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with Trump campaign aides. But he nearly certainly would avail himself as a witness to Mueller in any obstruction of justice investigation centered on his firing, or to further discuss requests he rece... [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise is in critical condition after surgery

Rep. Scalise is in critical condition after surgery TV network CNN cited congressional and law enforcement sources as saying that the shooting appeared to be a "deliberate attack". The shooter, identified as James Hodgkinson of IL, was also taken to a hospital where he died from gunshot wounds. [Full Article...]

May and DUP leader Arlene Foster set for crucial talks

May had called the vote early in hopes of strengthening her majority going into talks on exiting the European Union. The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. [Full Article...]

Romania's ruling party withdraws support for its PM

Romania's ruling party withdraws support for its PM As for the party's evaluation according to which two-thirds of the work that should be done does not start in the first half of year of governing, Grindeanu said that if this is correct, then party leader Liviu Dragnea must resign, as it was him who had chosen the ministers. [Full Article...]

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting; gunman dead

Both and sustained injuries but are expected to recover. Senator Bernie Sanders confirmed media reports that 66-year-old IL man James T Hodgkinson was the assailant and had apparently volunteered on his presidential campaign last year. [Full Article...]

Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz While Iranian military vessels do occasionally test the patience of US warships in and near the Strait of Hormuz - a vital worldwide waterway through which almost a third of all global oil shipments sail - this incident was unusual because the Iranian ship involved was part of the regular Iranian navy , not the elite Revolutionary Guard. [Full Article...]

The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game Trump later visited the hospital where Scalise was recovering. Scalise is out of his first surgery, according to a Scalise aide. Congressman Steve Pearce tweets he was also at the game, and was not injured. "And we all laid flat, and the pops got louder - so I think the shooter was coming across the baseball field towards everyone". President Donald Trump said he was "deeply saddened b... [Full Article...]

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House The White House clarification has come amidst reports that Trump is contemplating firing Mueller. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, immediately condemned the Post report . The news , if true, would mark a significant turning point as up until now Trump hasn't directly been suspected of major wrongdoing - the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investig... [Full Article...]

UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

Barnier's interview will heap yet more pressure on May, who called a snap general election to give her a stronger hand at the Brexit negotiating table. "Like Alice in Wonderland , not all the doors are the same". "There's no doubt that there is a new player on the stage", Mr Cameron said. "I got us into this mess, and I'm going to get us out", May told Conservatives MPs during a crunch me... [Full Article...]


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