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Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Republican Joe Barton of Texas, whose 10-year-old son witnessed the shooting , lamented a political climate in which he said lawmakers "are not looked at as people anymore". " I saw him train his gun at me and everything around me started to pop", said Barth, who appeared with Williams on CBS This Morning . U.S. Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner is in stable condition after suffering gunshot wounds. Read More »

Tensions from US presidential race rile Southern Baptists

The resolution came in the wake of a presidential election that saw white supremacists and the alt-right movement galvanized under Donald Trump . The delegates, or messengers, overwhelmingly approved that resolution then gave a rousing ovation after its passage. Read More »

British police arrest seventh man in London Bridge attack probe

Haydon also theorized the attackers may have seen the belts as a protection from being shot by police. They were worn by three men who drove into a crowd of people and stabbed several last Saturday night. "We didn't know if it was us shooting or if that bad guys had guns". "Their eyes were full of rage", wrote Geoff Ho , business editor of the Sunday Express newspaper who was stabbed in the attacks . Read More »

Blimp mishap near US Open

Johnson has spent lots of time in the knee-high fescue. Garcia has 10 top-25 finishes in his 17 U.S. Opens. Fowler, who shared the 36-hole lead at the Masters in April, never came seriously close to bogey because he was never in trouble. Read More »

Cabinet briefed on plans for British government deal with DUP

If Davis, who launches the formal negotiations with Barnier on Monday, can show British willing on the EU's priority "Phase One" issues, then trade talks could get under way by the turn of the year - a step-by-step timetable Barnier says must be followed to limit the risk of a disruptive "no deal" scenario. Read More »

Woman to hang by teeth over Niagara Falls

So, you know, normal Thursday stuff. "What I just saw was unbelievable". "Obviously, my dentist doesn't want me to do this for the rest of my life", Erendira added. Some people came to watch the performance, while others stumbled upon it while walking down the Niagara Parkway. Many woke up early to find prime locations to see the stunt. Read More »

Trump lawyer to file complaint over Comey leaks


Trump also retweeted a comment from attorney Alan Dershowitz?, who had written: "We should stop talking about obstruction of justice". The White House initially blamed Comey's firing on the way he handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the 2016 election. Read More »

Neil Young steps down from hosting Bridge School Benefit concerts


The concerts have been a major source of fundraising for the school, and in her statement Pegi Young says that, "We want to express our honest and profound thanks to all of you for your love and support, demonstrated by way of your attendance at 30 years of Bridge School Benefit Concerts ". Read More »

BHP taps packaging exec MacKenzie as its new chairman


Elliott Management, who has been demanding an overhaul of the company, calls MacKenzie's appointment "a constructive step in bringing much needed change to the direction of BHP". "I am committed to the creation of long-term value for all of our shareholders and will work tirelessly with the board and management to achieve this", Mr MacKenzie said in a statement on Friday. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise


Breaking from their partisan rancor at least for now, members of Congress from both parties gathered together in prayer around second base as fans chanted "USA, USA", before they took the field. The congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time. Since then, Sanders has publicly condemned Hodgkinson's actions. Read More »

Gene Simmons attempts to trademark love

Rock-and-roll fans for decades have used the sign language gesture for " I love you " to symbol "rock on". Similar hand gestures, if not that one exactly, have been used by musicians and rock stars alike long before the 1974 tour. And as it turns out, the gesture actually has some supernatural origins, as it was said to be an old Italian gesture used to ward off the evil eye. Read More »

Jay Z Uses Twitter to Thank All of His Inspirations

Nearly comically, Jay Z kept continuing the thanks with new names he had forgotten the time before, making comments like "this shit hard". He promised he wasn't drunk and acknowledged that he's "new to this" when it comes to tweeting. are 2017 inductees. Among them: U2 frontman Bono , who describes Jay Z as "archangel of hip", adding that his "lyrics and music touch every emotion: rage, love, sadness, joy and tragedy..." Check out Jay's stream-of-consciousness thank yous in the ... Read More »

Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin

The blimp crashed in an open field about a half mile (one km) from the Erin Hills golf course around 11:15 a.m CDT (1615 GMT), according to a statement from the U.S. Open says the side of the blimp started deflating and it caught fire as it headed toward the ground. So it was pretty bad. Justin Maynard, a sales manager for AirSign, said the company's operations team on the ground in Erin had no definitive information on the pilot's condition, other than the pilot was expected to be OK. Read More »

Bill Cosby admits he apologised to accuser's mother over alleged assault

She and another accuser delivered gripping testimony this week, but so far, jurors have only heard Cosby through a phone call Constand's mother recorded and transcripts of a police interview and his deposition in a 2005 lawsuit. Cosby, is accused of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, 44, at his Pennsylvania home in 2004. According to USA Today , prosecutors asked Valliere - who has treated both victims and assailants - a series of hypothetical questions about a victim whose attacker ... Read More »

Everyone Needs To Hear Tom Cotton's Opening Question To Jeff Sessions


Cotton then brought up "the potential crimes that we know have happened": the ongoing leaks from the White House to the media, including a leak of the Intelligence Committee's closed meeting with Comey last Thursday. Just finished Ignatius' book. "Do you like Jason Bourne or James Bond movies?" And why would Cotton be saying Sessions should be asked about collusion with Russians when he, supposedly, has recused from the Russian investigation. Read More »

Death Toll In London Apartment Building Fire Rises To 17

Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police Service said in an update Thursday. The fire reportedly trapped many residents in the building - dozens are still missing. "We've got structural surveyors and my urban search and rescue team who are going to come down, make an assessment and find a way of making the building safe so that we can go through the whole building, fingertip search, painstakingly, looking to see what's in there", she said. Read More »

Wonder Woman becomes biggest opening by a female director


Box office takings for the movie Wonder Woman stood at $100.5 million (€89 million) as of yesterday in the USA. Wonder Woman owned the box office and was showered with glowing reviews from critics , but that's not all it got. "This saves the day, at least for now, for the summer box office", said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for comScore. And this in a summer season that was down 9% from past year going into this weekend. Read More »

Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'


They said the best way to describe his status is "a state of unresponsive wakefulness". "We examined all the long bones of the body, the ribs, pelvis and the skull", Dr. That was used as evidence in his hourlong trial. He received a sentence of fifteen years imprisonment with hard labor. But when asked of President Barack Obama and his officials could have done more, Warmbier snapped that "the results speak for themselves". Read More »

Karrueche Tran gets restraining order against Chris Brown


Tran spilled all the tea when she was on the stand. Karrueche says Chris became aggressive. Another read: "Bitch I will beat the s**t out of you" and "I promise you I will make your life hell". Karrueche insists she fears for her safety and needs permanent protection. Brown, who was reportedly not allowed to call in to Thursday's hearing, has publicly denied these allegations. Read More »

Thousands in Japan protest anti-terrorist conspiracy law


Despite opposition's rejection to it, the legislative assembly, in which the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a majority, gave a green signal to it. David Kaye, the U.N.'s special rapporteur on freedom of expression, accused Japan of "eroding press freedom" and "stifling public debate" with the legislation. Read More »

China kindergarten blast suspected crime; 8 dead


As of 11 p.m., 65 people were injured in the blast and eight of them remained in critical condition. The post Explosion kills 7, injures over 60 as parents pick children at kindergarten appeared first on Vanguard News . Kindergartens in China have been attacked before by suspects authorities have said were mentally ill or bore grudges against their neighbors and society. Read More »

Trump tried to ask me out: Salma Hayek


A short time later, she says someone planted a story in the National Enquirer alleging that she wanted to date the real estate mogul, who claims he's 6'3, but Trump found the 5'2 actress "too short" for his liking. "I love this character because it represents so many people ", Hayek, who is of Mexican and Lebanese descent, told AFP in a telephone interview in Spanish. Read More »

Jury questions posed during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial


It ended with: "ALWAYS FOLLOW THROUGH". Prosecutors tried to paint the calls as business-related, because Cosby was a Temple trustee and Constand was an employee. O'Neill sent them back to the jury room to keep talking. Cosby is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual assault. Cosby's lawyers used their closing arguments to say Constand lied on the witness stand about her relationship with the comic. Read More »

London flats' fire death toll rises to 17, many still missing

The outside of the 24-story building had a polyethylene core, instead of a more fireproof mineral core, which was installed during the refurbishment. She said urban search units backed by specialist dog teams would slowly make their way through the building as structural surveyors helped make the tower safe. Read More »

Trump attends Gorsuch Supreme Court ceremony

The swearing-in Thursday was a purely ceremonial repeat of a step Gorsuch took in April after he won Senate confirmation. At a formal investiture ceremony, the chief justice generally administers the Constitutional Oath privately to the new justice in the justices' conference room, according to the Supreme Court curator, and the commission is then read aloud in the courtroom, where the chief justice administers the Judicial Oath. Read More »