• Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe
Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe

Former FBI director is too close to his successor, James Comey , to be impartial. "I don't know, Sen". Trump creates his own version of normal. Trump's behavior in office has been disruptive, to put it mildly. "As far as hacking, I think it was Russia", Trump said, although he added: "It could have been others also".

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  • Victim of baseball practice shooting says he's lucky to be alive
Victim of baseball practice shooting says he's lucky to be alive

The alleged shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , was shot and killed by Capital Police. Scalise was in critical condition after suffering damage to internal organs, and his injuries will require additional operations, according to a MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical update late Wednesday.

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  • Man From Illinois Identified as Suspect in Virginia Baseball Practice Shooting
Man From Illinois Identified as Suspect in Virginia Baseball Practice Shooting

Two special agents with the Capitol Police were also wounded as well as a congressional staffer and a lobbyist. Authorities said five people were taken to hospitals, including Hodgkinson. "I just want to let people know that he wasn't evil", said Walsh. The senator said he was "sickened by this despicable act" and that "violence of any kind i...

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  • Policeman Shot Dead By Terrorists In Kulgam In South Kashmir
Policeman Shot Dead By Terrorists In Kulgam In South Kashmir

The incident comes in the wake of the Hizbul Mujahideen ordering strikes against police personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. On Wednesday, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Ukasha had warned J&K cops to join them for the Kashmir cause. However, none of terror outfits operating in Kashmir has taken responsibility of the attack till the time of filing...

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  • President visits hospital treating wounded congressman
President visits hospital treating wounded congressman

Hodgkinson , 66, from IL. Officials said several other people were also wounded. Scalise , a representative from Louisiana, is the House of Representatives Majority Whip, making him the third-highest ranked member of the Republican leadership in the House.

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  • Pakistan arrests man for driving pet lion through Karachi streets
Pakistan arrests man for driving pet lion through Karachi streets

Police in Pakistan have arrested a man who took his pet lion for a night-time drive through the streets of the bustling southern port city of Karachi after video of the incident went viral on social media, police said on Thursday. The video is four days old. A First Information Report was registered against the lion's owner, and its documents a...

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  • Senate reaches cross-party deal on new Russian Federation sanctions
Senate reaches cross-party deal on new Russian Federation sanctions

In announcing the deal, the four senators cited Russia's meddling with last year's election, as well as its actions in Ukraine and Syria. They also agreed, by 97-2, to set up a process by which Congress can block any attempt by President Trump to scale back those sanctions.

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  • Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate
Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

Trump. St. Clair County, Ill., Sheriff Richard Watson said Hodgkinson is believed to have left his IL home four or five weeks ago and had been in the Alexandria area since then. Shots rang out for more than four minutes in Nathan's video. The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. She said the shooting "went on for quite a while".

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  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on
White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on

Sam Nunberg, who worked for Trump's presidential campaign, said it "could seem to be a conflict" for Mueller to first interview with the president to be a possible replacement for Comey and then days later to be named as the special counsel heading an investigation that could look into Comey's firing.

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  • United Kingdom political turmoil continues
United Kingdom political turmoil continues

However frustrating this waiting period might be for Barnier, he should be prepared for it to last a little longer. Theresa May is set for talks with the leaders of Northern Ireland's political parties to discuss their concerns over a Tory-DUP deal.

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  • U.S. attorney general denies involvement in any collusion with Russian Federation
U.S. attorney general denies involvement in any collusion with Russian Federation

During Comey's testimony before the same Senate committee last week, he said he wasn't aware of those concerns. The attorney general also said he couldn't confirm or deny private talks he had with Trump regarding Comey's firing.

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  • Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 17, MP alleges 'corporate manslaughter'
Grenfell Tower death toll rises to 17, MP alleges 'corporate manslaughter'

Thirty-four patients remained in hospital, of which 18 were in critical care. "In my 29 years of being a fire fighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale", London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton told reporters. Other building products were being imported to Australia that did not conform with local standards, the senator said. ...

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  • Gunman responsible for Congressman attack identified
Gunman responsible for Congressman attack identified

Sanders released a statement Wednesday morning condemning the shooting , stating he was "sickened by this despicable act". Four victims were transferred to the hospital with gunshot injuries: Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police officer.

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  • Australian jobs surge drives unemployment rate to 4-year low
Australian jobs surge drives unemployment rate to 4-year low

The participation rate, which refers to the number of people either employed or actively looking for work, was barely higher, up 0.1 per cent at 64.9 per cent. The trend underutilisation rate, which includes both unemployment and underemployment, remained at 14.5 per cent in May 2017. "Fifty-thousand Australians went out to get a job in May and t...

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  • How the Grenfell Tower disaster unfolded
How the Grenfell Tower disaster unfolded

London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Steve Apter said the "particularly hard to reach" parts of the building were still blazing, but that "almost all" of the building had been searched . Queen Elizabeth said in a message that her thoughts and prayers were with those families who had lost loved ones and with the many people still critically ...

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  • Theresa May has started borrowing Jeremy Corbyn's slogans
Theresa May has started borrowing Jeremy Corbyn's slogans

UK Prime Minister Theresa May insists the Conservatives are "steadfastly" committed to the hard-won Northern Irish peace process, despite holding controversial talks with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop up her minority government.

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  • Senate panel meets with special counsel Mueller in Russia probe
Senate panel meets with special counsel Mueller in Russia probe

Mueller met Wednesday with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict. The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired Comey.

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  • Prince Harry visits London's Borough Market following attack
Prince Harry visits London's Borough Market following attack

The Prince spoke to baker Matt Jones at the "Bread Ahead" stall, whose staff protected members of the public the attackers as they went on the violent rampage, The Evening Standard reports. I was at home at the time but I had staff working on the night of the attack. He walked around the covered market and met with security officer, Ganga Garbu...

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  • Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'
Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'

Ryan argued Mueller must be allowed to carry on his investigation "because of what [Trump] did with Comey", referring to the president's decision to fire the former FBI director over the Russian Federation investigation. Mr Comey said he was "sure" Mr Mueller was looking at whether Mr Trump had obstructed justice. The Post report came days af...

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  • 'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit
'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

May and DUP leader Arlene Foster held more than an hour of talks on Tuesday, after which Foster said an agreement, which is expected to be more informal than a coalition, could be done "sooner rather than later". May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early, in the hope of bolstering ...

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