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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise wounded in shooting at congressional baseball practice

Brooks said he heard about 50 shots. The assailant has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson. Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington . That staff member is receiving medical attention, Williams said in a statement . Williams said the gunman has been detained. Reports from the scene note that the shooting took place in the 400 block of E. Read More »

Kate Middleton Visits the Victims of London Bridge Attack


Zakia Bassou, organiser of 1,000 Roses London , explained that it was a "symbolic gesture of love, solidarity and community". Many of staff had treated patients from the March 22 attack in which Khalid Masood killed five people on the Westminster Bridge. Read More »

Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels


The official said the final decision to give Mattis the power to adjust troop levels actually came during his testimony, at which he said America still is "not winning" in Afghanistan . The delegation of troop level authority to Mattis presumably means that the defense secretary will decide how many additional American troops could be headed to Afghanistan. Read More »

McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

Jordan Spieth . Jordan has had a fairly quiet 2017, for his standards anyway and I just have a feeling that he will struggle around this golf course. "I feel like you figure stuff out on the golf course more than on the range sometimes, anyway, and it's let me concentrate a bit more on my short game". Read More »

Attorney General Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

And while he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions insisted, "I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations". there is no legal basis for this stonewalling", Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said. SESSIONS: You might have been very critical if I as an active part of the campaign was seeking intelligence relating to something that might be relevant to the campaign. Read More »

Oasis song tribute planned ahead of France-England friendly


The Spurs frontman scored at the start of each half, the second from the penalty spot after club teammate Dele Alli had been felled by Raphael Varan. England had been lucky to escape from Glasgow with a 2-2 draw thanks to Kane's injury-time equaliser in the World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Hampden Park on Saturday. Read More »

Latest on the west London tower block Fire


At least 50 people have been taken to hospitals across London , according to emergency services. "As I was going down the stairs, there were firefighters, truly fantastic firefighters that were actually going upstairs, to the fire , trying to get as many people out the building as possible", Munakr told the BBC . Read More »

Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

Putin on Sunday also denied the existence of a dossier of dirty secrets gathered on President Donald Trump . Putin took the opportunity to completely deny all Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, which US intelligence agencies say he personally tried to disrupt by hacking into Democratic computer systems and releasing embarrassing info about the party's nominee, Hillary Clinton . Read More »

Sessions: Collusion Suggestions Are 'Appalling And Detestable'

Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had a different reason for not answering certain questions: It's how such matters have been handled in the Justice Department for years. "I am not stonewalling ". "Sen. Wyden , I am not stonewall (ing)", Sessions said. "I am not stonewalling", Sessions said. Members of the committee said Sessions was impeding the investigation. Read More »

James Comey's testimony leaves an unanswered question about Jeff Sessions

While disputing Comey's testimony, Trump castigated the entire hearing as "just an excuse" for Democrats to blame their election loss on a false narrative about Russian Federation. "I hardly know the man", Trump said. There was "no collusion, no obstruction" of justice, Trump said during a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, adding that Comey is "a leaker" to boot. Read More »

Jeffrey Frank Sells 13971 Shares of FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) Stock

Weitz Investment Management Inc decreased Flir Sys Inc (FLIR) stake by 10.3% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $446.58M and as low as $427.36M per share. The share price of the company (NASDAQ:FLIR) was down -1.93%, with a high of 36.89 during the day and the volume of FLIR Systems, Inc . shares traded was 1478564. Read More »

Chouhan visits Mandsaur, says culprits won't be spared


Meanwhile, Congress heavyweight from Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was yesterday detained and prevented from visiting Mandsaur , where prohibitory orders barring assembly of more than four people is in force, began a 72-hour "Satyagraha" in Bhopal as a mark of solidarity with farmers. Read More »

Jeff Sessions brands Russian Federation collusion claims a 'detestable lie'


In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. Ron Wyden: "There are none". I am concerned that the president still does not recognize the severity of the threat. Martin Heinrich (D-NM). But Democrats got nowhere with their protests, as they tried to pin down Sessions on whether he was invoking executive privilege (he was not), or what legal reasoning he was using to not answer. Read More »

At least six dead in burning London tower


People living in other buildings nearby are also being evacuated for safety. London Ambulances' hazardous environments team has also rushed to the scene. Khan also confirmed several fatalities, and said that while 50 people are now being treated in hospital, the "fire service is dealing with a rapidly changing situation and these numbers are likely to rise". Read More »

Jeff Sessions: 'Absolutely False' He Communicated with Russians as Trump Campaign Surrogate

Raising his voice, he said: "This is a secret innuendo being leaked there about me and I don't appreciate it". "These events have only strengthened my resolve to carry out my duty". "I am following the historic policies of the Department of Justice" on private discussions with the White House. Not to be deterred, Warner continues: "What about conversations with other Dept. Read More »

Jeff Sessions said Kamala Harris' questioning made him 'nervous'

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. You don't walk into any hearing or committee meeting and reveal confidential communications with the president of the United States who's entitled to receive confidential communications in your best judgement about a host of issues and after - be accused of stonewalling for not answering them. Read More »

6 killed as massive blaze engulfs London tower block (Third Lead)

Around 30 people were taken to hospital, said London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton. Taking to Twitter, Aisleyne told her 231k followers: "I'm going down now to see who I can help". hearing screams". However, they went ignored and now a major fire is underway. "How can you forget that?" Turufat Yilma, who managed to escape, told CNN there was "no fire alarm at all". Read More »

Grenfell Tower: supermarkets support fire-affected residents

Local councillor Judith Blakeman, who lives across the road from Grenfell Tower , said there was between 400 and 600 people living in the block. Talks between the Tories and the Democratic Unionist Party were continuing on Wednesday amid reports that any announcement of a deal may be delayed because of the tragic fire in a London tower block. Read More »

Congressman among "multiple" victims in Alexandria shooting


The team was taking batting practice when a gunshot rang out and chaos erupted, lawmakers on the scene said. His home inspector license lapsed in November. Hodgkinson from Belleville, Illinois, according to a report by ABC News. Susan Griffiths, spokeswoman for George Washington University Hospital Center, said two people were being treated there and were in critical condition. Read More »

Fire in London sees apartment building go up in flames

Witnesses said they saw trapped residents desperately shouting for help from windows on upper floors as flames enveloped the building. Investigators were working to establish the cause of the blaze. People at the scene spoke of being unable to reach friends and family inside. He said he saw people jumping from the building. Nassima Boutrig, who lives opposite the building, says she was awakened by sirens and smoke so thick that it filled her home as well. Read More »