• Video of Virginia shooting surfaces on social media
Video of Virginia shooting surfaces on social media

A rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fire on Wednesday on United States (US) lawmakers practising for a charity baseball game, seriously wounding a top Republican congressman and three others before he was killed by police.

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  • Congress heads back to work after shooting
Congress heads back to work after shooting

The assailant had nursed grievances against President Donald Trump and the GOP - and was shot by police and later died. In remarks at the White House focused on a new apprenticeship program, Trump said that Wednesday's shooting in Virginia could bring unity to a divided nation.

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  • Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference
Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

Friends and relatives gather to listen as Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, as he speaks during a news conference, Thursday. They said his prognosis remains confidential. Warmbier's vitals are stable and he doesn't require oxygen. In Wyoming,...

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  • Otto Warmbier's father doubts N Korea story on son's coma
Otto Warmbier's father doubts N Korea story on son's coma

At a separate news conference Thursday, the student's father, Fred Warmbier , thanked the Trump administration for its role in securing his son's return but also lashed out at North Korea: "They are brutal and bad", he said. "But, we're tremendously proud of him", said Warmbier. North Korea claimed it had released him on " humanitarian grounds...

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  • 'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe
'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe

According to ABC News , Hodgkinson's wife told the network that her husband moved to Virginia two months ago. Hodgkinson, a home inspector from IL, had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called Terminate the Republican Party.

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  • Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought
Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

The two are credited with stopping the gunman. The incident led to the approval of the construction of the Capitol Visitors Center, which also serves as the main visitor's entrance. The last time a lawmaker was shot was when Democratic Rep. Scalise had the solid backing of conservative members, including many Southerners. "We can't let the bad gu...

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  • Rep. Scalise facing uphill fight in recovery from shooting
Rep. Scalise facing uphill fight in recovery from shooting

Trump's sons Eric Trump and Donald Jr . shared photos of themselves and their families at the White House to mark the occasion, as well as his daughter Ivanka Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. Congressional and law enforcement sources described it as a "deliberate attack". "And, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not onl...

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  • Adele Visits Site Of Deadly Building Fire In London
Adele Visits Site Of Deadly Building Fire In London

Meanwhile, 44 households were given emergency accommodation after the blaze ripped through the tower on Wednesday. Scotland Yard said the death toll of 17 is expected to rise further as the emergency services have lost hope of rescuing any more people alive from the building.

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  • Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip Trip To White House
Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip Trip To White House

He put up over 30 points in each of the five Finals matches and was justly named series MVP. "You can talk about whatever happens on the outside, but inside those lines, I come to bring it every day", Durant said . Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. But does it feel good to win with a stacked deck, or is it just a relief not t...

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  • Adele Pays Emotional Visit to London's Grenfell Tower After Deadly Apartment Fire
Adele Pays Emotional Visit to London's Grenfell Tower After Deadly Apartment Fire

The Prime Minister said the inquiry, which is expected to cost several million pounds, was needed to ensure "this awful tragedy is properly investigated ". According to the local authority's website, these large-scale works included the installation of "insulated exterior cladding , new double-glazed windows and a new communal heating system, wit...

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  • Moving tributes to Grenfell Tower fire victims left on wall of condolences
Moving tributes to Grenfell Tower fire victims left on wall of condolences

The burnt facade of a tower block is seen as firefighters tackle a serious fire at Latimer Road in West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . Dex Allen, who until 18 months ago was Brighton and Hove's fire safety manager and who now runs his own consultancy, said that while it was too early to speculate on the causes of the Grenfell block blaze, it ...

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  • Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17
Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17

In addition to the deceased, almost 80 others were injured at the inferno at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, which erupted early Wednesday morning. Queen Elizabeth said her thoughts and prayers were with those families who had lost loved ones and those still critically ill in hospital. "After the fire at Battersea Arts Centre and the suppor...

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  • FSU Scheduled for Saturday Night
FSU Scheduled for Saturday Night

The LSU Tigers baseball team rolled up to their downtown Omaha hotel with more motivation to play than ever. As far as preparing for what will be the toughest competition that LSU has faced yet, Mainieri said they're not focused on winning a national championship, only Florida State, on Saturday night.

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  • Panicked UPS workers flee Calif. gunfire that killed 4
Panicked UPS workers flee Calif. gunfire that killed 4

The UPS facility, which employs about 350 workers in the city's Potrero Hill area, was initially placed under a security lockdown as a precaution. Chaplin stated that when the police arrived on the scene, they were told that the suspect was still somewhere inside the building.

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  • Court hears Derek Saretzky tell police about death of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette
Court hears Derek Saretzky tell police about death of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette

McCauley asked Saretzky to take him to the scene which he said was "a couple miles" from the detachment. Talking to officers in the police auto on the way to RCMP headquarters, Saretzky was asked again where Hailey's body was . "How did you kill her?" "Did she suffer?" the veteran interrogator asked the accused triple-murderer. I have a feelin...

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  • Blimp Pilot 'OK' After US Open Crash In Wisconsin
Blimp Pilot 'OK' After US Open Crash In Wisconsin

The pilot of a blimp is "OK" after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company that operates the blimp said Thursday. Open first-round record in a relation to par. Maynard says only the pilot was on board the craft. Another video, posted by Fox Sports, ...

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  • London fire: Tower block blaze aftermath in pictures
London fire: Tower block blaze aftermath in pictures

Police say the blaze was so extreme, one like it has not been seen "in years". On Thursday morning, the first video emerged from inside the building, shot as it was engulfed in flames. One focus of the investigation is expected to be the building's rain-screen cladding that was installed for better insulation during the almost 10-million-pound ...

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  • Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday
Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

The Brexit Secretary said the talks would take place that week, but not necessarily on the Monday due to the clash with the Queen's Speech at Westminster. "Maybe, this is a chance that we can come up to a more reasonable Brexit negotiations because in the last time (recently) I really had the feeling that everything was just being very tough and ...

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  • Consumer prices slip 0.1% in May
Consumer prices slip 0.1% in May

Pay growth dropped to a weaker than expected 1.7% in the quarter, while inflation rose to 2.9% last month, resulting in a pay cut of £147 for the average United Kingdom worker. Gas station sales were down 2.4 percent month-over-month, but electronics/appliances were also down 2.8 percent after rising 2.2 percent in April. However, although the nu...

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  • Rep. Fleischmann okay after shooting at charity baseball practice
Rep. Fleischmann okay after shooting at charity baseball practice

Republicans won their first game in 1916. By 1928, the game had grown so popular that it began to be broadcast over the radio. However, only about 15 members of Congress were there.along with a few Senators and about a dozen staff members. The game was discontinued by Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas in 1958 because the game had become "too physical". ...

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