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House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

Many other congressmembers were there for practice shortly after 7 a.m., including Sen. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) told Wisconsin's WTMJ that he believed the shooting "could have been much worse" if Scalise had not been there, due to the security detail that protects him. Read More »

Paul: It could have 'been a killing field'

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They returned gunfire with the shooter, and were later joined by Alexandria police who arrived three minutes after cops were called. Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), a doctor who also helped attend to Scalise's wounds, concurred with Paul's conclusions. Read More »

Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign

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May's Conservatives will now likely seek to form a majority with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which succeeded in winning 10 seats in the election and now holds the balance of power in the UK's 650-seat parliament . The Scottish National Party lost more than 20 seats to knock the party down to 35 seats, according to the BBC. Britain's right-wing media, which had rallied behind May's election campaign and against the opposition Labour party, changed its tune in the wake of ... Read More »

It's President Trump's Birthday Today

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The birthday celebration at Jantar Mantar will have a photo exhibition featuring the days of Donald Trump since his childhood. " Donald Trump is my hero; we will celebrate his birthday with much fanfare and pray for his long life". It is alleged that the First Lady, Melanie Trump, has been circulating a birthday card for Trump supporters to sign via an email which included a few words of encouragement. Read More »

Delhi: Hindu Sena hosts celebrations for Donald Trump's 71st birthday

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He wrote: "I'd like to invite you all for Birthday Celebration of our beloved Mr. @realDonaldTrump President of #USA & Saviour of Humanity on 14/06/17". "I am sure both the nations will benefit from the meeting", he told the English daily. Last year. Hindu Sena held a celebration with much fanfare and had even cut a birthday cake for him when he was the US President nominee from Republican Party. Read More »

Ex-basketball star Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

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While in North Korea, the 22-year-old contracted botulism and is in "bad shape" but is now en route back to the United States, a source close to the family revealed to CNN . North Korea and the Unites States aren't friends. Tensions have heightened on the Korean peninsula over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests and its vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. Read More »

London fire: Six dead and death toll expected to rise

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Cotton told reporters she'd never seen anything like the fire in her almost 30 years as a firefighter. He says tenants have been complaining for years about issues at the building. London mayor Sadiq Khan said the fire was a "serious incident" and suggested there are "questions that have to be answered", after several residents reported not hearing any alarms. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs: 'We are now a government in waiting'

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After Mr Corbyn's better-than-expected performance in Thursday's election big hitters in the so-called "moderate" wing of the party have been angling to be restored to the top table. Downing Street initially said on Saturday that an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which would be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives heated testimony

He testified that he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation only because of a Department of Justice regulation that required it because of his involvement in the Trump campaign. Sessions said he did not have any private meetings and could not recall any conversations with any Russian officials at the hotel but did not rule out that a "brief interaction" with Kislyak may have occurred there. Read More »

Israel & Palestinians fail to prosecute war crimes

Israeli officials are reportedly attempting to enlist global donors to make up the shortfall, fearing a humanitarian crisis in the Strip could inflame tensions and lead to an outbreak of violence. "Netanyahu's government insists on continuing the occupation, refuses to bring peace, and hastens to obstruct any opportunity to revive the [peace] process". Read More »

Multiple fatalities in overnight London high rise fire

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Ambulances and fire trucks filled the streets around the building, which is located in a diverse, working class area of London . Many people at St. "They literally just jumped". Tamara Eastmond said a lot of people appeared to be unaccounted for. Mickey Paramasivan, who was in his seventh floor flat with his partner and child, said: "If we'd listened to them and stayed in the flat we'd have perished ". Read More »

Services to Mark 1 Year Since 49 Killed in Orlando Gay Club

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Starting in the wee hours Monday, June 12, 2017 , and continuing nearly 24 hours later, survivors, victims' families, city officials and central Florida residents will remember the victims with multiple services. "This is about remembering, about moving forward and never being afraid and creating a stronger future for everybody", he said. The owner of the nightclub, Barbara Poma, said everything has changed since the shooting. Read More »

Massive fire engulfs apartment tower in London

Flames engulf the burning high-rise apartment building in west London on Wednesday. "I can confirm six fatalities at this time but this figure is likely to rise during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days". Some said no fire alarm sounded. "Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire", London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said. Read More »

London tower fire: What do we know?

More than 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought for hours to try to bring the blaze, one of the biggest seen in central London in recent years, under control. More than 20 ambulance crews were at the scene. "As the fire progressed, you could hear screams of agony from people", she said. Witnesses described people leaping from the building and of trapped children banging on windows as the blaze took hold at around 1 a.m. Read More »

Who is James T. Hodgkinson, identified as GOP baseball practice shooter?

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Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. At the end of past year, this same James T. Hodgkinson left his job as a "Home Inspector, Mold/Air Quality Tester", according to the Facebook page . Hodgkinson had also shared a post in mid-March saying that President trump is a "Traitor" who has "Destroyed Our Democracy". The shooting took place as a GOP congressional baseball team was practicing in Alexandria, Virginia, ahead of a charity game between Republicans and Democrats scheduled for Thursday. Read More »

Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets

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A report in Cumhuriyet newspaper claimed in May 2015 that MIT trucks were stopped by gendarmerie southern Turkey in early 2014 while carrying weapons and ammunition to Syria. The CHP's parliamentary group held an extraordinary meeting following the news of Berberoglu's sentence, and CHP deputies also left the general assembly, to later regroup at party headquarter to meet with CHP Chairman Kemal Kilicdaroglu. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies collusion with Russian Federation

June 13, 2017It's unacceptable that Sessions - the top law enforcement official in the country - can not name his legal basis for evading questions. He also asked why Sessions recused himself from oversight of the FBI's Russian Federation probe and wanted to know what role in played in Comey's dismissal. Read More »

'Slower progress' in Theresa May's talks with DUP

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Leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Arlene Foster and Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds arrive at 10 Downing Street in London , for a meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , Tuesday June 13, 2017. Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said the prospect of a British agreement with the DUP was causing anxiety and fear. While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including a potential loss ... Read More »