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Audio from congressional baseball practice shooting released

Scalise , a Republican from Louisiana , had surgery and is in stable condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, his office said. Shooter James. The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. Jeff Flake from Arizona, told CBS . The shocking event left the Capitol horrified and stunned. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Says New UK Election May Be Held by Early 2018


He tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe". Former finance minister George Osborne, who May sacked after taking office following the Brexit vote last June, said she was now a "dead woman walking". Read More »

Jeff Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Angering Democrats


In response to reports of an undisclosed third meeting with a Russian official at an event at the Mayflower Hotel in April 2016, Sessions said he had "no recollection" of any meeting, passing or private interaction with any Russians. He added that Comey, after being uncomfortable with the airplane meeting between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton, had "stepped up and done what his duty is, I think". Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: India knock out South Africa to reach semi-finals

The fielders backed our bowlers. Run-outs happen but three in one innings is not how we want to play our cricket that is for sure. Shikhar Dhawan (78) and Virat Kohli (75 not out) made batting look easy as they casually knocked up the runs in front of a delighted crowd that sang and danced from beginning to end. Read More »

Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno

The brigade sent 45 fire engines and over 200 firefighters to the scene. We are taking urgent steps to check safety systems and the advice we give @dudleymbc [Dudley Council] tenants. Volunteer Bernadette Walsh, 41, said: "My friend woke me up at 4 o'clock this morning so I came out the front to see what all the noise is". I was in tears this morning. Read More »

Several Dead After London Tower Block Fire

Former fire minister Mike Penning has questioned the fire regulations in the London tower block that has been alight since last night. Mr Webb said battling such fires is very hard for firefighters tackling the blaze inside the building as their breathing apparatus generally only lasts for 20 to 25 minutes. Read More »

Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May's office has declined to confirm that the Queen's Speech would be held on June 19 as previously announced. "There was a discussion, but there wasn't a single MP who dissented", one minister said. Asked whether Trump had spoken to May about postponing his trip to London , which remains unscheduled, White House spokesman Raj Shah said Sunday: "The president has tremendous respect for Prime Minister May". Read More »

Qatar withdraws peacekeepers from Djibouti-Eritrea border


The meeting was held Tuesday on the sidelines of the Oslo Forum, 2017 June 13-14. An exception is made for private planes and charter flights to or from Qatar , which require permission to transit through the airspace of the three Gulf countries, the statements said. Read More »

Democrats furious with Sessions for refusing to testify on Trump conversations

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions tried to have his cake and eat it too when it came to his explanations during congressional testimony Tuesday for the firing of FBI Director James Comey . While 43 percent of respondents said they thought Trump's testimony hurt the president, including 58 percent of Democrats and 41 percent of independents, a plurality of Republicans (36 percent) disagreed. Read More »

Real Madrid says Ronaldo 'innocent' amid tax fraud accusation

Last month, tax officials said Ronaldo adjusted his tax declarations and paid an extra €6 million ($6.7 million) in 2014. In its brief, the prosecutor's office points out that crimes are caused by "hiding from the treasury the income generated in Spain by the image rights ", which is a "voluntary and conscious " breach of one's tax obligations in Spain. Read More »

London police arrest another attack suspect


Armed woman police officers patrol with their male colleagues on London Bridge in London . "All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences", the Met Police said in a statement. Her family said in a statement: "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected". Both Butt and Zaghba were known to British law enforcement, raising questions about whether anything could have ... Read More »

ICC calls for 'immediate arrest' of Qadhafi son


Gaddafi's lawyer on Sunday said his client was freed under an amnesty law issued by parliament from a prison in the city of Zintan, 180 km southwest the capital Tripoli, where he had been imprisoned since 2011. The Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battalion militia had been holding him in the town of western town of Zintan since November 2011. The North African country has since become a base for various transnational extremist factions such as al-Qaida, the Islamic State group and the Libyan Islamic ... Read More »

Sessions Decries "False And Scurrilous Allegations"

Press reports have identified at least two meetings between Sessions and Kislyak in 2016. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he couldn't recall ever raising concerns about Russia's interference in the 2016 election in the meetings he had with Russia's ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak past year. Read More »

Price Target Analysis Weatherford International plc (WFT)

Clearbridge Lc owns 112.35 million shares. Now the shares of Weatherford International plc ( WFT ) has a trading volume of 29.26 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 27870 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $3.73, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 7.09. Read More »

CA Sells 9394 Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Monday, January 25 report. Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on John Laing Infrastructure Fund Ld from GBX 330 ($4.17) to GBX 340 ($4.30) and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. Read More »

Fed hikes key rate and unveils bond trimming plans


The Fed largely shrugged off softer economic data in the May meeting statement, and markets will be tuning in for any change to this language, as well as any adjustment to the Fed's inflation outlook given that market-based inflation expectations have decreased slightly over the past month. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would support Labour on an 'issue by issue' basis


FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has come to the Borders to support the SNP candidates in the upcoming General Election . Highlighting its final campaign leaflet, which contrasts a Conservative vote with a vote for the SNP, Depute Leader Angus Robertson said his party would always stand up for family budgets. Read More »

Germany expects no change to Brexit talks schedule

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator, warned the United Kingdom risks a "brutal exit" if discussions aren't concluded within two years. It is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily complex. "This question is about the United Kingdom leaving the European Union". Read More »

Arsene Wenger Signs New Contract To Remain Arsenal Manager

The Liverpool Echo recently reported that the Reds were the favourites to sign Oxlade-Chamberlain - whose current contract with Arsenal expires in 2018 - over the summer. "Of course we'll try to strengthen our squad to be stronger next season, but we want to be faithful to the way we want to play the game". "Our ambition is to win the Premier League and other major trophies in Europe, " he said. Read More »

Greece natural disaster hits Lesbos: Tremors felt in Istanbul and Athens

People stand among damaged buildings at the village of Vrissa on the Greek island of Lesbos , Greece , after a strong quake shook the eastern Aegean, June 12, 2017. The earthquake's effects have also reportedly been felt in the Bulgarian capital city, Sofia. In the area of Plomari in the south of Lesbos , a church steeple was damaged and cracks appeared on the walls of several houses, Deputy Mayor Manolis Armenakas said. Read More »

Emirati ambassador to Trump: Remove US airbase from Qatar

Qatar denies the allegations, but its ties to Iran and embrace of various Islamist groups have put the country under intense scrutiny. He pointed out a defence accord that the United States and the UAE signed last month would allow Washington send more troops and equipment there. Read More »

May meets with Northern Irish Party

As Bloomberg put it, "May wouldn't have enough votes in Parliament to support her vision of a hard Brexit , and would find it very difficult to pass laws, one minister said". "Party united behind her". "I can't confirm anything yet until we know the final details of the agreement", he said. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce had not changed, but at the meeting with lawmakers on Monday, May recognized that a broader consensus needed to ... Read More »

Indonesia SSP: Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy march to second round


The world no.14 started out strongly in this tournament with a win over Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent. The Indian shuttler dominated throughout the match and ended up clinching the game. The young Indian duo gained entry after winning their qualifiers and showed great grit in the second game against the Indonesians in the main round but it was too late for them to get back. Read More »