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Mechanic: Baseball field shooter ranted about Trump before attack


The list contained about a dozen names, a source said . Brooks and Franks' office further directed all inquiries to the Capitol police, who declined to comment. The doctor described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Scalise's hip and traversed his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way. Read More »

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians

A third suicide bomber was killed by police before he could detonate his vest, the sources said. The incident came as Iraqi security forces, backed by the anti-IS global coalition, were simultaneously conducting a major offensive to dislodge IS militants from their major stronghold in Mosul , northern Iraq . Read More »

London Eye evacuated after 'wartime bomb' found in Thames


News, anyone? Don't let me down, Twitter! People in the tourist hotspot have reported being unable to leave London Dungeon, opposite the Eye. 'Cordons have been put in place while the object is assessed'. Marvin Martinez said: "Arrived at the London Eye to see it evacuated". The Thames Clipper twitter account said the London Eye Pier had been re-opened after an hour and apologised for the inconvenience. Read More »

Saudis foil attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque


They are all being interrogated, the ministry said. Authorities have yet to verify the identity of the attacker or the group that plotted the attack. Muslims from around the world converge to Mecca this time of the year for the conclusion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. The suicide bomber exchanged fire with the security forces before blowing himself up in the central Mecca neighbourhood of Ajyad al-Masafi near the mosque. Read More »

MP Chief Minister Chouhan ends fast, after violence abates in state


I think Niti Ayog should have taken this up from day one. Earlier, Gandhi sent his security personnel into a tizzy after he took a bike ride to reach Mandsaur to meet the families of the dead farmers. We are considering every issue seriously whether it is small or big. Only 20 per cent of farmers were loan defaulters and efforts will be made to bring them under the interest-free loan beneficiaries category. Read More »

Trump Hits Dems in Tweet Over GOP Healthcare Bill


Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured. Ends cost-sharing subsidies in 2020, while failing to clear up uncertainty about whether they can be paid now. But bronze plans have an average deductible of almost $6,100. Read More »

76ers officially trade for No. 1 pick

Boston will receive the 2018 first-round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers - if that selection falls between the No 2 to No 5 range. The pick is protected at No. But the Sixers undoubtedly view their successful trade with the Celtics in which the Sixers have nabbed the No. 1 overall pick from Boston, as their biggest one yet. Read More »

Finsbury Park Mosque Attacker Is White Christian Terrorist

In a statement, Mr Osborne's family said: "We are massively shocked". His Muslim neighbour, Khadijeh Sherizi, said she had never had any problems with Osborne until this weekend, when he insulted her children. "By God's grace we managed to surround him and to protect him from any harm". Police were alerted after a "drunk" man was seen sprawled over the front three seats of a Pontyclun Van Hire vehicle in Cardiff the Sunday before the Finsbury Park attack . Read More »

George Soros: UK May Reverse Brexit As It Nears Tipping Point


Philip Hammond, reappointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer by May after the election , is increasingly arguing for the need for business to be front and center in the Brexit discussions, over and above any other consideration, such as reclaiming sovereignty or clamping down on immigration. Read More »

ICC confirms plans for World XI series in Pakistan

Following the final day of meetings, the ICC said in a release that while the plan to hold the matches - against a Pakistan XI - is a work in progress, the ICC Board "agreed to support" the proposal. "So hopefully that starts paving the way for future tours". The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 triumphant captain Sarfraz Ahmed will lead his side in the shortest format and it will be interesting to see how the crowd welcomes foreign cricketers. Read More »

Senate GOP's Plan To Repeal, Replace May Be In Trouble

Alternatives to the Senate and House plans have been offered, and we would all be well served if Congress were to go back to the drawing board and get this right. "The Medicaid cuts are even more draconian that the House bill was, though they take effect more gradually than the House bill did", Pearson says. Read More »

Health care bill would rescue ObamaCare and take Democrats off the hook


In a lengthy Facebook post , Obama said there is a "fundamental meanness at the core" of both the Senate's and House's health care legislation. "Any federal legislator who votes for this bill and says, oh I didn't cut Medicaid , I just sent it back to the states-that whole deliberately misleading", he added. Read More »

Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner

Earlier in the day, Kushner met with Netanyahu . The demands, according to the Jerusalem Post , included an immediate stop of payments to terrorists and their families. On Tuesday, Kushner , US ambassador David Friedman and US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt met with Netanyahu . The report said Kushner will submit a report of what transpired after his meetings with Netanyahu and Abbas . Read More »

Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police


The Taliban militants stormed a check post in Chesht district of the province. It was being believed that militants tried to target the Salma Dam which was built by India to mark the India-Afghanistan friendship. Delivering his Eid message on Sunday President Ashraf Ghani warned the Taliban they have run out of time and again called on them to join the peace process. Read More »

Senate's health care bill nearly as bad as House's

Confounding his predictions, and on his watch, Congress let the Patriot Act expire two years ago -resulting in a temporary halt to some US spying activities before a substitute bill could pass. Sen. Ron Johnson, and Utah Sen. And the Senate bill would take more time to phase out the ACA's expansion of Medicaid coverage; despite claims that this represents "heart", it may have less to do with compassion than skewing how the bill is scored by the Congressional Budget Office. Read More »

'Delighted by Opposition's unity', says Meira Kumar on presidential nomination

He called Meira Kumar " Bihar ki beti " (daughter of Bihar ). "You should make Bihar ki "beti" the President of this nation when you know she will win", he said. Kumar is a lawyer and a former diplomat and is a five-time Member of Parliament. Tejashwi Yadav does not mention the Congress or Rahul Gandhi either, but is it clear who or what he means when he says, "The opposition parties also need to realise that politics can not be a part-time venture". Read More »

Donald Trump's United Kingdom state visit has not been canceled, insists Boris Johnson

An Immigration Bill abolishes European Union free movement rules after Brexit and provides a framework for the United Kingdom to control migration while attracting "the brightest and the best". Prime Minister Theresa May invited the USA leader after they were pictured holding hands together on the White House lawn in January. Still, one outstanding issue did receive attention in the Palace of Westminster: Grenfell Tower. Read More »

Trump Hands Mattis Authority To Set Troop Levels


The Trump administration already delegated the authority to set those official troop levels in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to Mattis in April. "They come out and threaten all of us; they threaten the world order; they threaten our economy; they threaten our very country". We still haven't got a strategy for Afghanistan. Read More »

4 detained in raids linked to Belgian rail station attack


The home was raided overnight. Nicolas Van Herreweghen, who works for Belgium's national rail company, said the male suspect was very agitated, yelling about jihadists and then "Allahu akbar", Arabic for "God is great", before blowing up something on a baggage trolley. Read More »

PM Modi arrives in Portugal on first leg of 3-nation visit


The Indian prime minister landed in the United States on Saturday evening, beginning a two-day visit through which he hopes to forge a relationship with Mr Trump, and to build on the economic and defence ties he established with Mr Obama. "So, I think that we would like to move forward with both countries", the official said. "I think it's a bit unfair". "India's weak standards and insufficient enforcement remain an area of concern for U.S. Read More »

Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148


The tanker overturned after trying to make a sharp turn on the national highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur , about 100 kilometres southwest of Multan. At least 120 people have been dead and around 200 injured in an oil tanker fire incident that took place in Ahmedpur Sharqia tehsil of Bahawalpur district on Sunday morning, the district management confirmed. Read More »