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Muslims Dubbed Heroes For Saving Lives In London Fire

The panicked woman later shouts down to police on the ground: "We're stuck on the 23rd floor, hello!" And we are trying to work out - now at this stage I can listen to what people say but I don't have any information and therefore it's really hard for me to comment. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon warns Prime Minister Brexit deal needs Scotland's cooperation

The first minister has... NICOLA Sturgeon has written to Theresa May to tell her that a Brexit deal can not be put in place without the cooperation of the Scottish Government. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, campaigned before the election for the United Kingdom to guarantee European Union citizens rights but John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, confirmed on Sunday Labour did not agree with attempting to retain membership of the single market after Brexit. Read More »

FBI, Alexandria police brief the media

Roger Williams and two Capitol Police officers were shot. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. "It's now incumbent upon the governing class in Washington to do their best to, if not end the gridlock, then at least end the hellacious, completely critical rhetoric that has just done nothing but divide our nation over the last election cycle", said Turner, a Fox News contributor and former White House National Security Council member under Presidents Bush and Obama. Read More »

Hospital says House GOP Whip Steve Scalise is in critical condition

Politico reports Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney received a threatening email shortly after Wednesday's shooting. The subject line: "One down, 216 to go". Two members of Scalise's security detail, as well as a staffer and a lobbyist, were shot. The suspect died from his injuries sustained in the shooting, President Donald Trump said in his remarks Wednesday morning. Read More »

Death toll at 12 in London apartment building inferno


Firefighters rescued 65 people but dozens more are feared dead - with warnings that everyone living on the top three floors may have died. "While it's too early to comment on possible causes of the fire, we understand that residents are concerned and we want to reassure residents in Hackney that fire safety is of critical importance to us, the council meets regularly with the London Fire Brigade to ensure we're doing all we can to keep our estates and residents safe. Read More »

Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May, warn against DUP deal

May's team will resume talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) on a deal to secure their support in parliament after the 60-year-old leader failed to win an outright majority in last week's election - a vote she called expecting to strengthen her position. Read More »

Trump made a mistake naming Sessions as attorney general


Attorney General Jeff Sessions says fired FBI Director James Comey should have shared his concerns about a meeting with President Donald Trump with another Justice Department official. Sessions also said he has not received any briefing - classified or otherwise - on the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling, including during the time between his February 9 swearing in and March 2 recusal from the FBI's Russia probe. Read More »

Shooter of Republican lawmakers a fan of leftist Sanders


Posts from past year show he was adamantly opposed to Clinton, and, after the election, to President Donald Trump . In April 2006, Hodgkinson was charged with misdemeanor battery after he stormed into a neighbor's house in an attempt to force home a teenage girl who, according to the St. Read More »

Trump on existence of Comey recordings: 'You're going to be very disappointed'

There would be "nothing wrong if I did say" something regarding Flynn, Trump said "according to everybody I read today". President Trump , however, refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to Comey on Friday asking for any notes or memos of conversations he had with the president. Read More »

Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman had Criminal History

Posts on Hodgkinson's Facebook page show that he was an ardent supporter of Bernie Sanders for President. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who lost the Democratic primary nomination to Hillary Clinton but has remained active in calling for Democrats to endorse more progressive policies. Read More »

Britain, EU in suspense

However frustrating this waiting period might be for Barnier, he should be prepared for it to last a little longer. "Yesterday Emmanuel Macron ... At the moment, it is an open border, without barriers or checks, and the DUP want to keep it that way. "People regard the peace process which was very hard earned over very many years by a lot of people, people shouldn't regard it as a given, it isn't certain, it is under stress, it is fragile". Read More »

The Sessions hearing shows who's really colluding with Russia

Sessions said he did respond , telling Comey "that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policies regarding appropriate contact with the White House ". SESSIONS: You tell - this is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me, and I don't appreciate it . Rogers and Coats avoided similar questions in their hearing, following reports that Trump personally asked both men to downplay the Russian ... Read More »

Congressional baseball game goes back more than a century

Senator Mike Lee, a Utah Republican , texted Fox News to say that Mr Scalise had been shot in the hip and would survive. Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter. Four people were wounded by gunfire and two sustained other injuries, authorities said. Ahead of his visit, a White House official said Trump may only be able to visit Scalise's family, which has gathered at the facility, since the lawmaker himself remains critically ill. Read More »

'No reason' to cancel Trump's United Kingdom visit


In a statement to the city's residents, Khan had told Londoners that there was " no reason to be alarmed " by an increased police presence in the city on Sunday. It amplified the following day, with the president lashing out at what he called Khan's " pathetic excuse". " No reason to be alarmed ", the statement read, according to BBC . Read More »

US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin


Kushner and that it would have been reported to him if there had been "anything significant". You people over there ... good job. Despite the evident tension on camera, in an interview Kelly described Putin as "very personable" when the cameras were off . Read More »

House GOP makes budget offer in Louisiana special session

The plan would use $100 million less than is forecast to be available for spending in the financial year beginning July 1. In exchange for his obstinacy, he costs the state a half million dollars in special session costs and generates even more suspicion among legislative Republicans with whom he must work to achieve anything on his agenda. Read More »

Sanders says shooter was volunteer on campaign


The charges were dismissed. " Trump is a Traitor ". Hodgkinson's Facebook page is loaded with anti-Trump posts . " Republicans are the Taliban of the US", he posted in February. Hodgkinson also had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years. According to the report, Hodgkinson struck that man in the head with the wooden stock of a 12-gauge shotgun before firing off a round as that man fled. Read More »

Sanders Says Shooting Suspect Volunteered For His Campaign

But he ignored a reporter's attempt to ask him questions on the incident. "We've got to stop the violence". "Immediately, Jeff and I looked at each other and said, "We've got to report this individual". The charges were later dismissed. Four others were wounded: a congressional aide, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, and two US Capitol Police officers. In a 2015 Facebook post , Hodgkinson shared a political cartoon about Congressman Steve Scalise saying, "Here's a Republican that ... Read More »

President Trump's Attorney Will File Complaint Against James Comey

Trump abruptly fired Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9, admitting later that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind at the time . "I'm sure the special counsel will work toward: to try and understand what the intention was there and whether that's an offense", he said. "When he tells you to do something, guess what?" That might have led to questions about why he had not waited to testify before revealing the memo, but he could have said he was anxious ... Read More »

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital treating hurt congressman


The 66-year-old IL man who opened fire early Wednesday on members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game, raged against President Trump and once singled out House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was wounded in the attack. He later died , President Donald Trump said in remarks to the nation. His death was announced later by President Donald Trump . Representative Tim Ryan, who early on Wednesday was practicing for the ballgame with fellow Democrats, told reporters that ... Read More »

Attack on Congressman Steve Scalis Refocuses Attention on Gun Control


But there were also many people who said gun control laws would not have prevented the shooting-with some arguing concealed carry permits should be broadened. Chelsea Parsons, vice president for guns and crime policy at the liberal Center for American Progress , noted however, that since the 2012 shooting in CT resulting in the deaths of 20 first-graders and six staff members at an elementary school , several states have imposed new limits on gun sales. Read More »

Members of Congress United in Prayer and Fear After Shooting

And Steve Scalise went down - and dragged himself off of the infield into the outfield, about 10 or 15 yards, and was laying motionless out there. MedStar Washington said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that Scalise "was critically injured and remains in critical condition ". Read More »