• Congressman, 3 Others Shot at Baseball Field
Congressman, 3 Others Shot at Baseball Field

A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they practiced for a charity baseball game Wednesday, critically wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and hitting aides and Capitol police as congressmen and others dove for cover.

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  • NC decides to oppose GST amendment in legislature
NC decides to oppose GST amendment in legislature

J&K government has summoned a special session of the Assembly on June 17 to discuss GST and pave way for its implementation in the state from July 1. The National Conference leader suggested that the state should have the right to tax on the lines of what applies in some regions of Canada under reverse devolution law.

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  • Michigan officials charged in Flint Legionnaires' outbreak
Michigan officials charged in Flint Legionnaires' outbreak

The charges relate to the death of 85-year-old Robert Skidmore from Legionnaires' disease in December 2015. Skidmore, 85, was one of 12 people to die from the disease and almost 100 cases of people being sickened from it. The four individuals for whom the state is adding charges include Stephen Busch , a water supervisor for the state's...

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  • Panamagate probe: Sharif to be questioned by JIT today
Panamagate probe: Sharif to be questioned by JIT today

The JIT has been given 60 days to probe the Sharif family's properties and the money trail behind it as part of the verdict announced in the Panama Papers case. During the JIT investigations, the prime minister is expected to reply to 13 questions raised by the Supreme Court . In a press statement, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Dr Asif...

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  • Local Congressional delegation reacts to Virginia shooting
Local Congressional delegation reacts to Virginia shooting

The shooting took place at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, which is across the Potomac River from Washington. Scalise underwent surgery for a wound to the hip, and was in critical condition. Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement inspect James Hodgkinson's van. Then came a torrent of bu...

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  • Sen. Bernie Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign
Sen. Bernie Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

The 66-year-old Hodgkinson, who was killed by Capitol police during the incident, owned a home inspection business, but he indicated on Facebook that he ended his involvement with the company at the end of last year. "Let's get back to the good ol' days, when our representatives had a backbone and a conscience", he wrote . In October 2011, h...

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  • Alabama Congressman Renders First Aid In Alexandria Shooting
Alabama Congressman Renders First Aid In Alexandria Shooting

Without Capitol Police, "it probably would have been a massacre", Sen. "If it were not for Scalise's security, the Capitol police, it would have been awful", Palmer said. I don't know who that person was. Flake said he picked up Scalise's cell phone and called Scalise's wife so she wouldn't hear about the shooting from news reports.

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  • DU admissions 2017: St Stephen's releases list-98.5% cut-off for Economics, English
DU admissions 2017: St Stephen's releases list-98.5% cut-off for Economics, English

This is a fall from the 99% required for BA (Hons.) English previous year and a 0.3% increase in the percentage required for BA (Hons.) Economics . Now, with the lowering of the cut-offs, at least seven students can be called for one seat. Those aiming for a seat in History programme offered by the college need a score of 97.75 for commerce,...

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  • Sanders, 'Sickened,' Says GOP Gunman Worked on Campaign
Sanders, 'Sickened,' Says GOP Gunman Worked on Campaign

Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became friendly with James T. Hodgkinson , whom law enforcement officials identified as the shooter, during their work in Iowa on Sen. A search of online newspapers show that Hodgkinson frequently wrote letters to his local newspaper, the Belleville...

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  • Man arrested after posting pictures of Grenfell Tower 'body' on social media
Man arrested after posting pictures of Grenfell Tower 'body' on social media

Andre Barroso, 33, told The Independent that he, too, saw Muslim residents coming to the rescue early Wednesday while most were sound asleep. An unconfirmed report claims a man stepped out of the crowd below and caught a baby tossed from "the ninth or 10th floor".

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  • Attorney General Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'
Attorney General Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had a different reason for not answering certain questions: It's how such matters have been handled in the Justice Department for years. A White House spokesman said later that Mr Trump "has no intention" of dismissing Mr Mueller. " I don't recall that being discussed ", Sessions rep...

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  • Stewart heralds Sessions' testimony, says probes should continue
Stewart heralds Sessions' testimony, says probes should continue

Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday where he faced intense questioning, primarily from Democrats, over his role in former FBI Director James Comey's firing last month and his past contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak .

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  • Trump Makes A Surprise Visit To Hospital Treating Critically Injured Congressman
Trump Makes A Surprise Visit To Hospital Treating Critically Injured Congressman

The gunman , identified by law officials as James Hodgkinson, died after the shootout. "I am a certified member of the American Society of Home Inspectors. While the top lawmakers, including Scalise , have security details, others do not and regularly appear in public without protection. "Members get threats on a regular basis and have trouble ...

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  • Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times — Echo Chamber
Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times — Echo Chamber

In particular, Sessions tamped down Comey's recounting of the February 14 meeting Comey had with Trump - where Trump reportedly asked him stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn. He said he recused himself from the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation only because of a regulation to require the step beca...

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaig
Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaig

In his speech Wednesday, the Vermont senator said he was "sickened by this despicable act". Sen. Sanders has released a statement about the shooter, saying "violence of any kind is unacceptable". In all, five people were wounded during the shooting at an Alexandria, Va . park baseball field in suburban Washington, D.C. The "Terminate the...

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  • Germany says no indication of changes to Brexit timetable
Germany says no indication of changes to Brexit timetable

Conservative former Prime Minister Sir John Major , who was crucial in bringing peace to Northern Ireland , has raised concerns about the impact of a Tory deal with the DUP. She waved but did not say anything as she went into 10 Downing St. In calling a general election three years early, May had hoped to boost her slim majority ahead of B...

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  • Sanders says shooter was volunteer on campaign
Sanders says shooter was volunteer on campaign

James Hodgkinson, a leftwing supporter of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton , has been identified as the man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise and 4 others. Trump described Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, as a "very good friend" and "patriot", telling him: "America is praying for you and America is praying ...

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  • Ivanka Trump Calls for National Unity After Virginia Shooting
Ivanka Trump Calls for National Unity After Virginia Shooting

He added that Scalise is a "patriot and he's a fighter". Senator Mike Lee confirmed to Fox News that the gunman was shot by U.S. Capitol Police and taken to the hospital. The gunman later died of his injuries. All of the SC lawmakers who took to Twitter in the shooting's aftermath asked for prayers for those affected, while also thanking ...

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  • JAC 12th arts result 2017 unlikely to be declared today, report
JAC 12th arts result 2017 unlikely to be declared today, report

The JAC Class XII Intermediate Arts Exam were conducted from 18 February to 7 March. The JAC 12th result 2017 for Arts stream is under final preparation and will be declared shortly, one official told ExamsWatch over a telephonic conversation.

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  • Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number
Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number

Meanwhile, Ben Platt landed Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role while Rachel Bay Jones won Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role. Spacey, who spent much of the show joking about not being the first choice for the job, got mixed reviews. Hello, Dolly! took four awards at the 2017 Tony Awards .

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