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US House Majority Whip among others shot at congressional baseball practice

Law enforcement has confirmed that 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois native, was the shooter at baseball practice for members of U.S. Fell...


A Texas congressman's staffer was shot at an early morning baseball practice

Officials said several other people were also wounded. "I think it was not a life-threatening wound". "Praying for @ SteveScalise and the other victims this ...


Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

He was charged with battery in April 2006 and aiding to damage a motor vehicle, according to the Post , but the charges were dismissed. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-...


Congressman Steve Scalise Shot in Mass Shooting at Virginia Baseball Practice

The shooter, identified as James T. Hodgkinson, died in the hospital. A staff member of Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, was among those shot, according to a s...


In Sessions hearing, GOP senators sought truth, Dems sought to hit Trump

Russian Federation has denied any such interference, and Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign with Moscow. Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR ask...


Sen. Chris Coons: Sessions' Tone, Testimony 'Deeply Troubling'

The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogg...


24-story residential tower catches fire in west London

Prime Minister Theresa May was said to be "deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life" and newly appointed police and fire minister Nick Hurd will chair a meeti...


DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

The suit asks for a "declaratory judgement" that Trump has violated the emoluments clauses and that he will continue to do so until he divests entirely from...


Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Patty Murray's request that he hold a hearing on health care legislation being written in secret by a panel of 11 male Republican senators. There is manda...


Senator Chuck Schumer spoofs Donald Trump's sad need for approval

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he he kept notes on his meetings with the president because he was concerned Trump might lie about ...


Question of the Day: How interested are you in Jeff Sessions' testimony?

When Comey was sacked in May, the White House said Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein recommended the president to do so - two months after Sess...


Trump to respond publicly to Comey's testimony

In what Ladbrokes have dubbed their " Donald Trump Specials", gamblers can also bet on the former Apprentice star not being re-elected as President in 2020 (2/...


Deputy AG defends integrity of Russian Federation probe

Attorney General Sessions appeared to have a two-pronged strategy for his appearance, which came in the wake of fired FBI Director James Comey's dramatic te...


Children lost, baby thrown to safety in London blaze

At least 40 fire engines responded to the scene, with 200 firefighters involved in a futile effort to contain the blaze. "Many others are receiving medical ca...


Researchers may have rediscovered 'Eighth Wonder of the World' in New Zealand

Charles Blomfield painted this picture of New Zealand's pink terraces using oil on canvas in 1886. "But they [the terraces] were never surveyed by the gover...


Paul Ryan: 'We are united'

I have complete confidence in the investigation that is being conducted by the Capitol Police working with local law enforcement. "We're all imperfect. Trump ...


GOP senator describes shooting in Virginia; 'People were dropping'

It was not known the condition of the others who were shot . Donald Trump said in a statement, "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy". For most people,...


President Donald Trump on GOP, Scalise shooting: 'Deeply saddened'

Alexandria Police Chief Michael L. Brown told reporters in a news conference that officers received fire from a suspect and returned fire. Sen. During prac...


Sen. Flake, present at DC-area shooting site, helped wounded

Two people, including the suspect, are dead after a shooting that injured a congressman and several others in Virginia on Wednesday morning. Scalise, a me...


Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

The Trump administration will announce on Wednesday that it will rollback Obama-era rules devised to close for-profit colleges that are said to leave studen...


'I Saw Families Screaming': Witnesses Recount London High-Rise Inferno As Casualties Mount

Other witnesses said they saw residents holding their children out of windows. Samira Lamrani, who lives next to Grenfell Tower , told the Press Association...


US Congressman Steve Scalise Shot At Virginia Baseball Practice

Brooks said Scalise was shot in the hip and was " dragging his body " to get away from the shooter. Initial reports claimed that the perpetrator had been shot...


Texas deputy and husband indicted for murder after film of choking man

The jurors indicted Thompson and his wife, Harris County deputy Chauna Thompson, on murder charges Thursday for a confrontation last month that led to 24-ye...


Trump Jr. links lawmaker shooting to controversial 'Julius Caesar' production

The shooting comes after recent violent depictions of assassinating the president including The Public Theater's Shakespeare production of " Julius Caesar ". A...


Trump says Scalise badly injured, will recover

Giffords, who authorities said was the main target of the shooting, survived the attack but six others were killed and an additional 12 were injured. Police d...


Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

Responding to questions about the firing of Mr Comey, Mr Sessions said he never informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief of concerns about his job ...


Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco

Auto shop owner Robert Kim said he heard about five to eight rapid gunshots. KCBS Radio reported that the shooter, a male believed to be a UPS driver, was taken...


No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

A top Justice department official also said there was no "special plan" to fire Mueller but the caveats he put into the issue generated speculation as to whethe...


House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

After the incident was reported , Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), who was there when the shooting happened, told CNN "there must have been 50 to 100 shots fired". hav...


What James Comey's gripping Senate hearing told us about Donald Trump

The President also questioned the legality of Comey's leak - echoing his tweets from last week where he said he felt " complete vindication " after readin...


Sessions to answer questions in public about Russian Federation dealings

Democratic Senator Jack Reed said on Sunday he would question U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions why he was involved in the firing last month of FBI Dire...


Kim Jong-un oversees new type of cruise missile

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed with the U.S.to enforce stricter sanctions on North Korea , a move that angered Pyongyang to the point of refusing humanitaria...


North Korean Drone Spied on US THAAD Missile Defense Site Before Crashing

The photos, taken by the drone camera, included those of two mobile launchers and the radar of the US missile shield that were installed on April 26. About 10...


Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at baseball practice, witnesses say

He handed out commemorative baseball bats to fellow lawmakers when he secured the No. 3 job of House whip several years ago. "He is grateful for the fearless ac...


Shooting at San Francisco UPS center, police say

San Francisco police are responding to reports of a shooting at a UPS facility, according to multiple published reports. A view of the UPS building on the co...