• Hodgkinson, the Alexandria shooter, was living in van, called a 'loner'
Hodgkinson, the Alexandria shooter, was living in van, called a 'loner'

A Capitol Police officer was also injured in the incident. As the Tribune notes , a Facebook page that looks to be that of Sue Hodgkinson was still online as of Friday morning, attracting comments both supportive and vitriolic. "I just wanted people to know he wasn't evil". "He never bothered anybody that I knew of", Guetterman said, s...

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  • Trump returns to Florida to unveil Cuba policy
Trump returns to Florida to unveil Cuba policy

However, Trump, in a complete reversal, asserted that he will not lift sanctions on Cuba unless it releases all political prisoners and respects freedoms. "I'm anxious", Yanko Maceda said. Trump had previously said he supported restoring diplomatic relations but wished the USA had negotiated a better deal.

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  • Trump allies turn on special counsel Robert Mueller
Trump allies turn on special counsel Robert Mueller

The two congressional committee are engaged in their own probes. Anyone who engages in these baseless attacks about Mr. Mueller's character is only heaping dishonor upon themselves. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made his second appearance before a Congressional body on Tuesday when he answered questions from the House Appropriations Co...

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  • Gingrich: A president 'cannot obstruct justice'
Gingrich: A president 'cannot obstruct justice'

Christopher Ruddy, a Trump friend and chief executive of Newsmax Media, told PBS' "NewsHour" program on Monday that Trump was considering firing Mueller . "Gen. Sessions did a very good job and, in particular, was very strong on the point that there was no collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign", she said.

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  • 'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'
'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

Scott Applewhite). On Thursday House proceedings were to resume as usual, and lawmakers were returning to the Capitol in search of some semblance of normalcy. President Donald Trump did not attend but in a video address shown on the stadium's giant screen praised the friendly nature of the annual charity event.

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  • United States destroyer's commander among 2 injured in Japan ship collision
United States destroyer's commander among 2 injured in Japan ship collision

The navy said the collision occurred 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, a city south of Tokyo that is home to a major us naval base. The U.S. military says the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan and says there have been injuries. The injured sailor had a head injury, but details of his or her co...

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  • EU says divorce bill, citizens' rights focus of Brexit talks
EU says divorce bill, citizens' rights focus of Brexit talks

A senior Conservative Party source said the talks were ongoing. Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, says protecting the British economy should be the main goal of upcoming negotiations over the country's exit from the European Union.

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  • May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30
May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

Lets help support the people affected", wrote one, while another added: "Is really bad. He said: "I'm not here because I support the Tories, Labour or Liberals". Questions are growing about how the flames spread so quickly, engulfing the tower's 120 apartments in what fire chiefs said was an unprecedented blaze.

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  • UK central bank divided over whether to raise interest rates
UK central bank divided over whether to raise interest rates

The Bank of England shocked financial markets on Thursday, saying that three of its policymakers had backed an interest rate hike , the closest it has come to raising rates since 2007, despite signs of a slowdown in Britain´s economy. Further, the bank observed that underlying inflation appears to have subsided in recent months. The unemployme...

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  • London tower block inferno: What we know
London tower block inferno: What we know

Witnesses to Wednesday's blaze said the flames spread quickly up the building, which was left a charred shell. Currently, at least 17 people have been confirmed dead. Rydon has claimed the building met all necessary fire regulation and health and safety standards at the time of completion. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise ...

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  • Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher
Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

The Belmont may be a two-and-a-half minute sprint, but in the fast-paced world of horse racing it can feel like an agonizing marathon; often the horse that can strike late in the last and longest leg of the Triple Crown emerges victorious .

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  • NSA Leaker's Mom Thinks She's A Patriot
NSA Leaker's Mom Thinks She's A Patriot

Victor remained locked up Tuesda. " She served her country; she is a veteran", Gary Davis , her stepfather, told CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday: "She's a patriot, and to see her maligned and slandered in the media is very disheartening".

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  • Ruddy: Trump's Considering Whether to Fire Mueller
Ruddy: Trump's Considering Whether to Fire Mueller

The Justice Department's special-counsel investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election is now also reportedly examining whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice. "Comey", York writes, "is a good friend of special counsel Robert Mueller - such a good friend, for about 15 years now, that the two ...

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  • Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'
Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

A Trump friend who was spotted visiting the White House on Monday later told a PBS interviewer that the president was indeed mulling over firing Mueller. Of course, neither of those statements is a denial that Trump is considering it. The other option on getting rid of Mueller is that Trump could simply issue an executive order altering the...

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  • G7 talks end with gap between U.S., other states
G7 talks end with gap between U.S., other states

The summit hosted by Galletti sees the participation of his counterparts from Canada, Germany, France and Japan , plus British Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment Therese Coffey, and US Environmental Protection Agency chief, as well as two members of the European Commission.

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  • Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller
Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Under questioning from Sen. If questions arise about what matters Sessions should stay away from, he said, a career official in Rosenstein's office is consulted. "Look, the president of the United States, as we all know, is a unitary executive". Under Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by the deputy attorney ge...

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  • Trump 'Considering' Firing Special Counsel In Russia Investigation, Friend Says
Trump 'Considering' Firing Special Counsel In Russia Investigation, Friend Says

Firebrand pundit Ann Coulter urged the government to fire Mueller . "Some maxed out, none wanted Trump to be POTUS". Even so, Mr Gingrich said, Mr Trump will not seek to dismiss Mr Mueller because he is confident the probe will conclude he has done nothing wrong.

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  • Cladding on London tower was not graded fire-resistant
Cladding on London tower was not graded fire-resistant

Some residents trapped in the building jumped to their deaths rather than face the flames that morning, and witnesses reported seeing small children thrown from the tower by their families in a desperate bid to save them. The royal visitors were greeted by the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London , Ken Olisa, with the shell of the tower block visib...

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  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

Contesting only her eighth major, Ostapenko clubbed 54 winners to Halep's eight, while committing 54 unforced errors to the Romanian's 10. Halep appeared on the way to a relative runaway victory, leading by a set and 3-0 in the second, then holding three break points for the chance to go ahead 4-0.

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  • Mayor on Grenfell Tower visit heckled by crowds including boy, seven
Mayor on Grenfell Tower visit heckled by crowds including boy, seven

Special arrangements were made to allow MPs to debate the tragedy despite Parliament being suspended. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said it would be a "miracle" if anyone else were to be found alive. May ordered a full public inquiry .to ensure that "this bad tragedy is properly investigated". Labour is calling for measures recommended after a...

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