• Congressman Abraham discusses the shooting of his friend, Majority Whip Steve Scalise
Congressman Abraham discusses the shooting of his friend, Majority Whip Steve Scalise

The hospital did not immediately provide an update , but lawmakers were informed at a meeting Thursday morning that Scalise was in surgery. The shooter, James Hodgkinson , was a small business owner in IL who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics - and his hatred of conservatives and Preside...

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  • Shooter has died from his injuries
Shooter has died from his injuries

Bost said on "Fox & Friends", however, that the messages did not raise any red flags and were not threatening. "I'm sorry that he did this, but there's nothing I can do about it", she said. Scalise was in "critical condition" on Wednesday afternoon following emergency surgery in Washington , according to a tweet from MedStar Washington Hospi...

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  • Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin
Pilot injured when blimp goes down near US Open in Wisconsin

Open . The American had seven birdies in his round and was two shots clear of his nearest competitors. Shane Lowry is the best placed of the Irish after finishing with a birdie to card a one-under 71, six behind leader Rickie Fowler . "I had two triples out there, that obviously doesn't help, " Day told reporters. I think if we get some - if t...

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  • Fengxian Kindergarten Blast Victims
Fengxian Kindergarten Blast Victims

Another witness said a "bottle of cooking gas" had blown up causing the blast. Pictures and videos posted online showed at least a dozen people lying outside the gate of the kindergarten, according to Hong Kong based South China Morning Post.

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  • Kentucky Senator Rand Paul a Witness to Shooting of Congressman
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul a Witness to Shooting of Congressman

Practice for tonight's Congressional baseball game began Wednesday just after 6 a.m. Moolenaar had taken batting practice and had proceeded over to the batting cages to get some extra swings when he first heard shots along the first baseline.

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  • Pawn shop workers help nab polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs
Pawn shop workers help nab polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs

Meanwhile, Jeffs' co-defendants resolved their cases by pleading guilty to felony or misdemeanor charges. The FBI issued a warrant for his arrest shortly after he disappeared and issued a $50,000 reward and " wanted " poster. Lyle Jeffs was known to correspond with his brother, including since he has been avoiding federal custody. Barnhart s...

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  • Washington gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
Washington gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

The gunman who opened fire at a Republican baseball practice match in Virginia state on Wednesday, injuring a key US Republican politician and multiple congressional aides, has been identified . Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan said, "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us". "It was not threatening". "I had no idea this wa...

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  • Hodgkinson, alleged shooter at House Republicans baseball practice, was outspoken Trump critic
Hodgkinson, alleged shooter at House Republicans baseball practice, was outspoken Trump critic

Sanders unsuccessfully challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sue added that she is exhausted of the media frenzy surrounding the shooting , specifically media members who have been camped outside her home.

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  • Poll Shows Most in US Think Trump Meddled in Russia Probe
Poll Shows Most in US Think Trump Meddled in Russia Probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel shortly after Comey's firing. Trump has faced numerous allegations of the offence since his inauguration in January, and calls for him to be investigated increased following testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week by sacked Federal Bureau of Investiga...

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  • Blimp Goes Down At US Open; Pilot Injured
Blimp Goes Down At US Open; Pilot Injured

Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the U.S. Open, realizing there was no chance to get from his daughter's high school graduation in California to make his tee time in Wisconsin. "Then there was a bunch of kabooms and smoke clouds". The PenFed logo is visible in an Associated Press photo of the blimp plummeting to the Earth. Maynard could not confir...

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  • Trump Visits Scalise In Hospital After GOP Baseball Practice Shooting
Trump Visits Scalise In Hospital After GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

Money raised by the game will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington , the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and the Washington Literacy Center. Witnesses described the actions of the officers who brought down Hodgkinson as "heroic". Last year, he volunteered for Sen. An acquaintance of the suspect confirmed that he h...

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  • Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee
Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

They were not hurt in the pursuit with police. That's when the trail ran cold. "There is just so much we don't know", said Beverly Jones of Madison. The Tennessee Department of Transportation said traffic was being diverted on Interstate 24 east in Rutherford County until about 11 p.m.

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  • Scalise in 'some trouble,' President Trump says after visiting the congressman
Scalise in 'some trouble,' President Trump says after visiting the congressman

Capitol Police officers and other law enforcement, Wednesday's senseless shooting at a congressional Republican baseball practice in Alexandria was not the massacre it could have been. At a press conference, President Trump says that wounded Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized. Vice President (Mike) Pence has spoken to h...

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  • Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

Fowler put himself in position to do just that with a brilliant 7-under-par 65 that included birdies on all four of the par-5s at benign Erin Hills in Thursday's first round of the U.S. "It's weird", he said. It's weird. You sit there and it's not like I gave up. Nor did McIlroy, though it must have been tempting. Fowler cited his "great contro...

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  • Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions
Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions

The legislation will make it tougher for girls under the age of 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge. Under current IN law, girls under 18 must either get their parents' consent to have an abortion or seek a judge's permission.

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  • Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice
Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team.

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  • Jurors to see video of fatal Milwaukee police shooting
Jurors to see video of fatal Milwaukee police shooting

An officer who witnessed Dominique Heaggan-Brown shooting 23-year-old Sylville Smith after a foot chase is expected to testify Wednesday afternoon. The shooting after a traffic stop sparked days of unrest in Milwaukee, a city long torn by racial tensions.

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  • Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris
Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris "Hysterical" for Doing Her Job

Thus are our super powers by now multifaceted. She was not out of line in any way. At one point in history, marriage and sex with men were considered legitimate treatments for its symptoms in women. "Senator Harris, let him answer". Can you tell us what policy it is you're talking about? Yet, this limited thinking reveals not only the racis...

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  • Dennis Rodman's Bizzaro Dance with the Monster of North Korea
Dennis Rodman's Bizzaro Dance with the Monster of North Korea

But accounts of former prisoners have shed some light on the harsh conditions he and other detainees might have endured. At the time of his arrest , Warmbier had been on an organized New Year's tour in North Korea , a five-day stopover on his way to Hong Kong for a study-abroad trip.

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  • Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin, pilot injured
Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin, pilot injured

And on each occasion McIlroy missed the cut. Not even the sight of a burning blimp crashing to the ground in an open field just a half-mile (800 meters) from the course could distract the world number nine, who failed to make the cut at his previous two U.S.

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