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

His staffers and two Capitol Police officers were also shot. "50 (shots) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amount of gunfire, including police returning fire. "I am especially grateful this morning for the swift action of the Capitol Police, who unhesitatingly disregarded danger to themselves in ...

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  • Deputy, husband turn selves in after murder charge
Deputy, husband turn selves in after murder charge

How the attack unfolded is at the center of the criminal case against Terry Thompson, who is the husband of a Harris County Sheriff's deputy. The Thompsons, who are white, turned themselves in to the authorities Thursday night and were released from jail on $100,000 jail, according to the Associated Press .

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  • Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball practice
Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball practice

The practice reportedly was for members of the congressional Republican baseball team. The inquiry is raising questions about a possible political motivation. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul told CNN "it would have been a massacre" without Capitol Hill Police. Scalise was serving as a Louisiana state representative at the time.

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  • Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony
Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony

Trump was angry at him for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation, as this led to the probe ultimately getting taken over by an independent prosecutor. It's a tactic Price sees as a sign of misplaced priorities: "You can add Sessions to the growing list of officials in this administration who are protecting and defending th...

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  • San Francisco police respond to shooting
San Francisco police respond to shooting

San Francisco police on Twitter confirmed a shooting had taken place and advised people to avoid the area. The shooting occurred in the area of a United Parcel Service facility, CBS San Francisco and other local media outlets reported, citing authorities.

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  • White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller
White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

Ruddy, chief executive of Newsmax Media, said he based his comment on what he heard a member of Trump's legal team say over the weekend, and not any statement by the president. The White House pushed back , but only hours after the claim had been parsed and dissed with warnings about how it would only make things worse for Trump, who chose t...

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise appears to have been shot in Virginia
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise appears to have been shot in Virginia

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-LA, was among those shot, according to Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters that Scalise was out of surgery. Steve Scalise is in hospital after it happened in Alexandria this morning - his injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening. "He started doing what you ne...

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  • Sen. Reed Weighs In On Comey Testimony
Sen. Reed Weighs In On Comey Testimony

The most important aspect of Comey's testimony was that he perceived that Trump tried to get him to drop the investigation into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. And he said multiple times that he choose to take detailed notes about his interactions with Trump because he anxious the White House and President would lie about th...

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  • Sessions passionately denies improper Russia contacts
Sessions passionately denies improper Russia contacts

That led to a series of frustrated and sometimes tense exchanges with critics of President Donald Trump on the panel, NBC News reported. Speaking under oath in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mr Sessions insisted the former FBI director's investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign played no part in...

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  • Attorney General Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts Tuesday
Attorney General Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts Tuesday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday in an extraordinary public session in which senators are expected to grill the nation's chief law enforcement officer on his prior contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and his involvement in the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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  • South Korea will not change THAAD agreement with US: security adviser
South Korea will not change THAAD agreement with US: security adviser

A screen shows a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing from Wonsan, center, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Tokyo. "The great success of test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile, which we are sure to achieve, will mark a historic watershed moment in the failure of the USA hostile policy against us", North Korean ...

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  • South Korea's president suggests 2030 World Cup bid with North Korea
South Korea's president suggests 2030 World Cup bid with North Korea

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. South Korean President Moon Jae-In first proposed a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup with China , Japan and North Korea to Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Gianni Inf...

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  • Shots fired at GOP baseball practice near DC; victims reported
Shots fired at GOP baseball practice near DC; victims reported

One congressman at the scene indicated there might have been a political motive in the attack. "And the only reason they were there was because we had a member of leadership on our team". They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats.

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  • DEVELOPING: Shooting Reported at San Francisco UPS Facility
DEVELOPING: Shooting Reported at San Francisco UPS Facility

The shooting occurred around 9:00 a.m. PT near a UPS facility in the neighborhood, KGO , CBS SF and KRON reported. At least five people were shot and two were killed in an incident involving a reported gunman, according to a report.

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  • Trump addresses shooting at congressional baseball practice
Trump addresses shooting at congressional baseball practice

He was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is now undergoing surgery. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", Scalise's office said in a statement. Scalise was shot in the hip along with two Capitol Hill police officers and the gunman. Representative Jeff Duncan said in a...

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  • 2 inmates who escaped Oklahoma jail caught; 2 still missing
2 inmates who escaped Oklahoma jail caught; 2 still missing

Goodnight and Irvin, who is facing a first-degree murder charge, were traveling together. Goodnight was in jail for property crimes. The four inmates escaped the jail between 1 and 4 a.m. "There's an area between the ceiling and. probably about a 10-foot wall". He says that these men are "dangerous folks" and he doesn't believe they'll stick ar...

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  • 27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse
27-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

He has since spotted many of his neighbors, but added there were many others he did not see. A major investigation will take place to examine the cause of the Grenfell Tower blaze on Wednesday, in which at least six people died, and to determine how it spread with such speed and ferocity throughout the building.

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  • Kamala Harris is Simply Rude
Kamala Harris is Simply Rude

Last week, Sens. Richard M. Burr and John McCain of Arizona interrupted her as she questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein , then both men cut her off again on Tuesday, as she questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions .

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  • Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'
Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said senators are closer to bringing up a proposal and other Republicans have predicted for some time that a bill would be ready for a vote before the August recess. Afterward, third-ranking Republican John Thune of South Dakota said the president "wants us to get moving on it" and urged the GOP ...

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  • Trump calls Comey cowardly for leaks
Trump calls Comey cowardly for leaks

Before Trump fired him, Comey ran the FBI investigation of possible Kremlin collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 election. Kasowitz criticized Comey's testimony Thursday saying he "admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the president".

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