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British PM May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

Smoke billows from from a high-rise apartment building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . The prime minister set aside her efforts to form a new...


Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides

Doctors say Scalise had surgery Wednesday night and will require additional surgery. Rep. Steve Scalise was shot when a gunman opened fire at a GOP base...


Gov. Edwards applauds house passage of state budget

Leger's amendment met the exact 53-vote threshold for a bill to pass. Rep. Kenny Havard, R-Jackson, brought the $60 million amendment that sealed the House comp...


Trump Under Investigation for Possible Obstruction of Justice, Report Says

In one memo , Comey said Trump tried to direct him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Sessions testified Tue...


Alexandria Police Say 2 Officers Fired on Baseball Practice Shooting Suspect

Meanwhile, a UPS driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting centre in San Francisco yesterday, killing three people ...


IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting

CORNISH: Federal authorities confirmed to NPR that the shooter was James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., removed his belt, which Williams ...


Bodies remain in London tower: fire chief

Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said it would be a "miracle" if anyone else were to be found alive. The west London MC claims rising death toll is "corporate...


James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect

Following the shooting of Republican Congressman Steve Scalise and four others in Virginia, police have uncovered more information on the shooter, James T ...


Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

One aspect of the legislation that has drawn a great deal of criticism is a program called "schools of hope". Another provision of the legislation forces scho...


Obama calls Republican lawmaker after shooting at baseball field

The gunman, identified by authorities as James T. Hodgkinson III of IL, died after a shootout with police. The former president wanted to let Rep. Steve Scali...


Virginia shooting: Trump-hating man targets Republicans at a gun rampage

Republican lawmakers were practicing at a baseball field in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia ahead of Thursday night's annual charity game against...


Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting

Network newscasts hastily made plans to originate from Washington, D.C. on Wednesday in response to the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise during a...


Bishops pray for Catholic Congressman shot at baseball practice

The shooting happened shortly after 7am, with lawmakers practicing their hitting and fielding a day before the annual charity congressional baseball game pi...


Lottery may dump Illinois unless the state agrees a budget

Illinois Lottery spokesman Jason Schaumburg tells WGN it's another example of why Illinois needs a budget. The Multi-State Lottery Association didn't immedia...


Somalia restaurant siege: Two gunmen killed, hostage situation underway

Ali Adan, a police official told Anadolu Agency that the militants stormed the Pizza House restaurant after a suicide attack hit the nearby Posh Hotel in southe...


Special counsel probes Trump for possible obstruction

The president has long vehemently denied any collusion with Moscow, either by himself or his associates. Nearly half of Americans say they're very concerned. Ro...


Virginia baseball field shooting

The pool reporter was told First Lady Melania Trump accompanied the president to the hospital. He underwent surgery but would need further operations, the Med...


Trump 'under investigation for obstruction of justice'

That was not so, he said. In fact, according to Sessions, he had recused himself two weeks earlier. Richard Burr and Mark Warner , the Republican and Democra...


Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting

Trump announced that the alleged shooter, identified to CNN from federal law enforcement sources as James T. Hodgkinson, died of his injuries. Republican...


Congress says their baseball game will be played despite the shootings

We live in challenging times and the political rhetoric has been turned up to an alarming level. From the Diplomatic Room of the White House, the USA presiden...


Trump 'investigated for obstruction of justice' in Russian Federation probe

The officials added Mueller is investigating Trump's associates for "any evidence of possible financial crimes", the Post reported . The director of national...


Praise galore: Trump's surreal cabinet meeting

Here's a clip of Obama's first cabinet meeting in April 2009. Betsy DeVos , secretary of education: "Mr. President , it's a privilege to serve the childr...


Congressman involved in shooting at baseball field in Alexandria, CBS reports

Earlier Wednesday, Scalise's office said the congressman was in stable condition, good spirits, and expressed gratitude for the actions of the Capitol Police ...


President visits Scalise in hospital

Scalise's protective detail were wounded in the gunfire exchange, and two people were reportedly in critical condition at George Washington University Hospi...


Democrats Pray for Republican Colleagues After Hearing of Baseball Shooting

As soon as the shooting started, they fired back. Officials said several other people were also wounded. Rand Paul - who was on the field at Wednesday's sho...


President and first lady visit Rep

President Donald Trump said in a statement: "The Vice-President [Mike Pence] and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring dev...


Bernie Sanders Responds to Alexandria Shooting

The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo", fought a gunbattle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. According to the Belleville News-Democra...


Johnson on course, opens with a par

To accomplish this mission at Erin Hills the USGA will use four on-course video review locations equipped with tablets. Johnson officially claimed a t...


Trump makes case for apprenticeships

There's evidence of bipartisanship at least for the idea of apprenticeships. American Federation of Teachers Local 212 President Mike Rosen says if Trump is r...


Louisville also hit with scholarship reductions

On Thursday, Sports Illustrated reported the sweeping sanctions that Louisville will be facing moving forward. Without dispute, NCAA rules do not allow ins...


After baseball ambush, lawmakers question role of rhetoric in the violence

Gabrielle Giffords was struck in the head while meeting with constituents six years ago. Five people were shot. "All of a sudden we heard a very loud shot. Be...


FBI investigates Scalise shooter's social media posts

Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful 2016 presidential campaign, and a photo of Sanders was the cover image on the Facebook account believed to have belonged to Hodg...


Sanders Issues Statement Condemning Violence of Congressional Baseball Shooter

According to Robert Becker , the Iowa director of Sanders's presidential campaign, the assailant was not a paid staffer on the Sanders campaign, but could hav...


Donald Trump undercuts his own aides with travel ban tweets

OSG is an abbreviation for the Office of Solicitor General, and SCOTUS is an abbreviation for the Supreme Court . "We don't need the help but will take it!" "S...


Gunman who shot Rep. Scalise had history of arrests

Roger Williams. "I think most of us who were classmates of his would say he was just another guy in school, and that's not to demean him in anyway, it's jus...