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Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible

But for some members of Congress, the shooting - which wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others - prompted new concerns about their safety in a fractured America. Players wore Louisiana State University hats in Scalise's honor. On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the ... Read More »

Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

The death toll is expected to rise considerably as fire chiefs have said they do not expect to find any more survivors. Not to mention all his contacts from "Idol, ' 'AGT" and "Britain's Got Talent". "It would not be appropriate for us to comment or for others to speculate on any aspect of fire, or its causes, in advance of these inquiries", managing director Ray Bailey said. Read More »

Trump Steps Up Attacks on Russia Probe's Leaders

Comey . Supporters of Trump condemned the news leaks regarding the new investigation. In his statement, Comey said Trump asked him to drop the investigation into ties between former national security advisor Mike Flynn and Russian Federation. Read More »

Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

Trump, who visited Scalise at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday evening, expressed optimism that Scalise would eventually recover. She says that everyone should examine their own conscience. Republicans and Democrats sat in different parts of the park - fans could state their party preference when buying tickets. Read More »

Trump knows he is "being investigated for firing the FBI Director"

FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation. "Sad!" A Washington Post review of recent special counsel and special prosecutor investigations found they took an average of three years to conclude. Read More »

Simon Cowell planning charity single for victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

The inquiry will give them that", said May, the Conservative leader who set aside her efforts to form a new government Thursday to visit the scene of the blaze. Cladding has played a contributing role in numerous fires worldwide, including the New Year's Eve fire at a 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai, and other severe fires in the United Arab Emirates . Read More »

Hicks, Montgomery help lead Yankees past Orioles

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It's also already the third losing streak this season of at least four games, which is a significant number considering last year's club only suffered five such streaks all season. Instead, as Yankees DH Matt Holliday said on Saturday , regardless of awards, Judge may be just getting started. "I'm not going to fault our guys, especially when you get down". Read More »

Minnesota Police Officer Acquitted In Killing Of Philando Castile

Philando Castile was replying "I'm not pulling it out" as Yanez fired, the AP said. Philando was shot after he alerted the police officer that he was legally carrying a gun. Reynolds, in a statement issued through her attorney, said she was "incredibly disappointed in the verdict". Downtown workers Jayla Johnson and Carrisa DiCosimo were equally disappointed, noting that Diamond Reynolds' 4-year-old daughter was in the back seat of the auto when Castile was killed. Read More »

Tickets sales for congressional baseball game spike after shooting

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, visited with Scalise late Wednesday. Trump says Scalise "continues his very courageous fight", but adds: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time". Investigators studying Wednesday's attack said gunman James Hodgkinson obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured. Read More »

School yearbook to be reissued with pro-Trump photos

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The logo was cropped out of the photograph in the yearbook, but Dyer said it was done in "the same manner as all of the underclass photos". On Monday the school district suspended yearbook advisor Susan Parsons indefinitely as they continue to investigate why the photos were altered . Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game to Proceed Despite Shooting

Trump and his wife Melania visited Scalise in the hospital Wednesday evening, bringing the injured congressman flowers. The discussion about security inevitably invited some discussion about guns, with some Republicans suggesting that concealed carry could ensure that they can protect themselves while Democrats suggested possible restrictions against guns. Read More »

USA defense chief warns of N. Korea

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Among the four entities listed in the resolution are Kangbong Trading Corp., Korea Kumsan Trading Corp., Koryo Bank and the Strategic Rocket Force of the Korean People's Army. The Trump administration has been pressing China, Pyongyang's only major ally, aggressively to do more on North Korea . Mattis' speech struck a positive, hopeful tone for cooperation and peace in the Asia-Pacific region, where he and his predecessors have made it a priority to nurture and strengthen alliances and ... Read More »

Philippines' Duterte says IS not behind casino attack

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But IS claimed responsibility, with a report on its self-styled Amaq news agency saying its "fighters" carried out the attack. Carlos was shot and wounded by security guards, and retreated into a hotel room, where he doused a bed with gasoline and shot himself, police said. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: the protests begin

Local people have contrasted the style of May's private visit with those of London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who was seen with his arm round the shoulders of people affected by the disaster. Relatives of those missing after a high-rise tower blaze in London posted pictures of their loved ones Friday in the desperate hope of news, as grief following the tragedy has turned to outrage at authorities accused of being lax in meeting building standards. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

But, "Officials say that changed shortly after Comey's firing", the Post reports . Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign. "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Trump - while not under oath , it's worth noting - has insisted flatly that he had never urged Comey to slow or stop the Flynn investigation. Read More »

Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Though Scalise was conscious at the scene after he was shot and his office said he talked to his wife before his first surgery, he was in shock by the time he arrived at the hospital, according to Sava. Sava said that he did not entirely understand reports that the shot in the hip with a high-powered rifle was not particularly serious. He said that Scalise has been mostly sedated but they've been able to turn down his medication enough for him to respond to family members. Read More »

DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

UK Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped to enter negotiations with a strong bargaining hand, but the recent snap general elections have left her without a majority in Parliament and mired in talks between her Conservative Party and the minor Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland in a bid to achieve a ruling pact. Read More »

Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten

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The words "die" and "death" had been scrawled on the walls of his flat. It wasn't clear whether the blast was an accident or had been deliberately set. China's Ministry of Education issued a statement demanding that education officials strengthen security around schools to ensure the safety of students and teachers. Read More »

Anger mounts over London tower blaze

But dozens of more people, including entire families, are still missing, raising the fears that the final death toll might cross 100. Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the Government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "Something bad has happened". Read More »

Don´t waste time, EU Brexit chief tells Britain

Mrs May is understood to have been "aware" of the plot for several days but so far has done nothing to stop it. "We want to see a Brexit that works for everybody, not just in Northern Ireland from my perspective but in the Republic of Ireland as well, so it is about a sensible Brexit", DUP leader Foster told reporters. Read More »

China police: Bomb behind kindergarten blast; suspect dead

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Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. Officials later revised the death toll from seven to eight, saying two had died at the scene and six succumbed to their injuries later in the hospital. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey

President Trump now is said by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and other supporters to be considering firing new special counsel Robert Mueller and dismissing the whole Russian meddling investigation as fake news. It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether he obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey last month amid the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »