• Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia
Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia

The shooter is in police custody, according to CNN. Texas Representative Roger Williams, who coaches the GOP team, said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot, but "is doing well and is expected to make a full recovery". DeSantis gave a similar account. Senator Bernie Sanders later said he'd been informed that Hodgkinson "apparently vo...

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  • Another Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Travel Ban
Another Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Travel Ban

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to rule on the president's executive order banning entry into the USA for nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, which Trump argues is necessary to prevent the entry of terrorists.

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  • Eyewitnesses Recount Valiant Actions of Law Enforcement, Others in Virginia Shooting
Eyewitnesses Recount Valiant Actions of Law Enforcement, Others in Virginia Shooting

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Ala., Sen. " Steve Scalise is in leadership and that's the only reason there was security detail there at all". Mr Scalise's office said he was in stable condition and undergoing surgery. "We insisted that he (the officer) go back and get attended to because he was bleeding...

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  • May under pressure to strike deal and soften Brexit stance
May under pressure to strike deal and soften Brexit stance

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster (L), and DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds prepare to address the media outside Stormont Castle, on the Stormont Estate in Belfast, Northern Ireland , on June 12, 2017. Mrs May backed the "remain" side ahead of last year's historic referendum over Britain's membership to the EU. Before the electi...

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  • May's election gamble backfires as voters throw a surprise
May's election gamble backfires as voters throw a surprise

Instead of opting for a post-election shuffle, the Prime Minister retained key figures in her cabinet. The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , home secretary Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace May.

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  • Firefighters raced into their worst nightmare at Grenfell Tower
Firefighters raced into their worst nightmare at Grenfell Tower

TalkTalk spokeswoman Isobel Bradshaw said: "The office is open to anyone affected by it or emergency services who need a break or somewhere to rest". "I'm not sure if they are all right yet". "It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen". "The fire started on the upper floors". "The more I looked up, floor upon floor". They have three children.

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  • Nurse Killed in London Bridge Terror Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'
Nurse Killed in London Bridge Terror Attack 'Ran Towards Danger'

South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden , 28, died while running towards danger to help victims on the bridge, her family said. Identities of the London Bridge attack victims have continued to emerge, as police recovered a body from the Thames while searching for a French tourist missing since Saturday night.

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  • Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Riles Democrats
Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Riles Democrats

I've heard people invoke executive privilege before and use, you know, use that as a reason not to share conversations they've had with the president. "Senator Sessions appears to know nothing", the comedian added, "which explains why he was the first senator to endorse Trump". Al Franken suggests that the two may indeed have met that day.

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  • London fire: Six killed, dozens injured in tragedy at Grenfell Tower
London fire: Six killed, dozens injured in tragedy at Grenfell Tower

A plume of black smoke stretched for miles (kilometers) across the pale sky after dawn, revealing the blackened, flame-licked wreckage of the building. "My thoughts are with the victims, their families and all of those who had their homes destroyed", she said. One man pushed a baby stroller teetering with bottles of water, jugs of milk and cans of ...

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  • US attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations
US attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

After ex-FBI Director James Comey testified last week that Sessions was dismissed from the Oval Office so President Trump could try to persuade him to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn (his disgraced former national security advisor) many questions lingered.

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  • London fire: Grenfall Tower witnesses recall harrowing night
London fire: Grenfall Tower witnesses recall harrowing night

A gentleman ran forward and managed to grab the baby". He said he saw people drop from around the 15th floor but it was hard to tell in the darkness of the early hours. Fire-fighting crews still had to reach the top four floors of the building where several hundred people live in 130 apartments. "I was in bed and I heard people shout fire, fire...

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  • Rep. Scalise is in critical condition after surgery
Rep. Scalise is in critical condition after surgery

The shooting happened around 7:09 a.m.in the 400 block of E Monroe Street, according to police. In his remarks earlier Wednesday, President Donald Trump described Scalise as "stable". "I held a cloth over the wound to stop the bleeding as Brad was getting some kind of scissors device to cut through the trousers to try to have better access to...

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  • Mosul displaced: Hundreds of Iraqis ill with food poisoning in camp
Mosul displaced: Hundreds of Iraqis ill with food poisoning in camp

Zahid al-Khatoni, an Iraqi Member of Parliament, said that at al-Khazir-2 refugee camp some 900 displaced people from Mosul fell ill on Monday after "eating their Ramadan meal which were presented by a Qatari humanitarian organisation". Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain have placed the Qatari organization on a...

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  • Trump Still Hasn't Decided Whether To 'Let' Comey Testify, Conway Says
Trump Still Hasn't Decided Whether To 'Let' Comey Testify, Conway Says

Presidents have often invoked executive privilege, and they have mostly failed when challenged in court. For instance, in the Nixon Watergate probe the existence of Nixon's White House taping system was revealed in a surprise tidbit of testimony from a little-known presidential aide named Alexander Butterfield.

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  • Photo Shows Jeff Sessions With Russian Ambassador
Photo Shows Jeff Sessions With Russian Ambassador

Heinrich told Sessions he was " obstructing " the congressional Russian Federation investigation by not answering questions, saying his silence "speaks volumes". Sessions' lack of interest in the Russian meddling seems to have mirrored Trump's lack of concern . Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vehemently denied any personal involvemen...

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  • European Union door open if Britain gives up on Brexit: Germany
European Union door open if Britain gives up on Brexit: Germany

Speaking to the Parliament in Strasbourg, he made clear he believes the rebate negotiated by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 and worth up to £5 billion a year to the United Kingdom, along with opt-outs in areas like open borders, monetary union and justice, could be up for grabs if Britain decides to stay.

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Warnings of catastrophe 'fell on deaf ears'
Grenfell Tower fire: Warnings of catastrophe 'fell on deaf ears'

NHS England said 74 patients were treated in six hospitals across London . Samira Lamrani said she saw a woman try to save a baby by dropping it from a window "on the ninth or 10th floor" to waiting members of the public below. According to minutes of a KCTMO board meeting in July 2016 said works were carried out to address the issues raised in ...

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  • Congressman Kevin McCarthy shares prayers, praises police after shooting in Virginia
Congressman Kevin McCarthy shares prayers, praises police after shooting in Virginia

Trump's measured response to Wednesday's shooting at a congressional baseball practice stood in stark contrast to his inflammatory reactions to some previous acts of violence. That's not a fair fight". "We were doing batting practice", said Flake. He has held a town hall - with registered attendees and law enforcement present - while passing ...

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  • Israel considers closing Al-Jazeera
Israel considers closing Al-Jazeera

Netanyahu's move coincides with calls by a number of leaders on the Israeli right - led by the settler Baruch Marzel - to close down Al Jazeera's Jerusalem office. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has joined the Saudi-led incitement campaign against the news network. "It is not media, it is a propaganda outfit in the style of the So...

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  • PM Lee congratulates British Prime Minister Theresa May
PM Lee congratulates British Prime Minister Theresa May

Final results gave May's Conservatives 318 seats to 262 for the Labour Party , led by Jeremy Corbyn . Corbyn's Labour Party now has 261 seats. It also promised to guarantee the rights of European citizens now living in Britain, regardless of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. "We need a government that can act", EU Budget Commissione...

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