• Bernie Sanders says Alexandria shooter was campaign volunteer
Bernie Sanders says Alexandria shooter was campaign volunteer

House Whip Steve Scalise from Louisiana was among those shot but is in stable condition . Hodgkinson died after being shot by police, President Donald Trump confirmed. All the time he was bleeding, we were under fire. An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us'. The Washington Post reported that Hodgkinson volunteered for Sanders...

Read more

  • Baby caught after being 'dropped to safety from tower' in London fire
Baby caught after being 'dropped to safety from tower' in London fire

The investigation, they said, would take time to assess what officials hinted could amount to a series of failures that, together, amounted to what London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton described as "an unprecedented incident". Ash Sha, 30, who witnessed the fire and has an aunt in the building who managed to escape from the second floor, said the...

Read more

  • Attack on USA lawmakers: What we know
Attack on USA lawmakers: What we know

At 7:15 a.m. Rep. Brad Wenstrup and Rep. A helicopter arrived to medevac at least one victim. "We knew they were here and we knew who they were", Nathan said. That resident, Benjamin Childers, added, "We had three members of Congress [who] took shelter in our apartment". But Wednesday's incident, as well as the 2011 shooting of then-Democratic ...

Read more

  • Sanders's campaign says it 'never interacted' with shooter
Sanders's campaign says it 'never interacted' with shooter

U.S. President Donald Trump said the gunman has been identified by multiple law enforcement officials as James T. Hodgkinson III, 66, from IL was killed in a shootout with police. The House majority whip, 51, is a five-term Republican from Louisiana. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", one of the pages posted in March. Bernie Sanders ,...

Read more

  • Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May, warn against DUP deal
Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May, warn against DUP deal

And there is serious talk of her as a future prime minister down the track. Mr Brokenshire insisted the Government would honour its commitments in the Good Friday Agreement and warned that time was running out if power-sharing was to be restored and a return to direct rule from Westminster avoided.

Read more

  • Statement by President Trump on the Shooting in Virginia
Statement by President Trump on the Shooting in Virginia

Who are the US Capitol Police, and what do they do? We are united in our anguish. "And what we just saw here is one of the bad side effects of someone not exercising those rights properly". Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., said the baseball practice session was nearly over when the rampage began on the field shortly after 7 a.m. "He's not wearing ...

Read more

  • Jeremy Corbyn Has Appointed Leadership Rival Owen Smith To The Shadow Cabinet
Jeremy Corbyn Has Appointed Leadership Rival Owen Smith To The Shadow Cabinet

And one former shadow cabinet member , tipped as a leadership challenger, said: "Excellent!" He responded by telling them Labour was now a "government in waiting" and that 35,000 people had joined the party since the general election last Thursday.

Read more

  • Minister offers condolences on bomb that killed 90 in Kabul
Minister offers condolences on bomb that killed 90 in Kabul

The explosion near the German embassy reportedly left a 13-foot- deep crater, ravaged an entire city block and left some 460 people injured. The BBC said one of its drivers, an Afghan , was killed driving journalists to work. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The blast targeted a neighborhood that is home to several embas...

Read more

  • Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Hodgkinson, of Belleville, Illinois . "I am sure the feds are here taking notes on us all". "And let me be as clear as I can be: Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society". A local newspaper reports Hodgkinson also wrote more than two dozen letters to the editor . Law enforcement officials arrived at Hodgkinson's small farmhous...

Read more

  • May inches toward deal to stay in power
May inches toward deal to stay in power

In a joint press meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace, May stressed that the "timetable has not changed and negotiations will begin next week", dismissing fears of a possible delay in Brexit talks after she lost parliamentary majority in a snap general election.

Read more

  • Baseball Turns to Terror for GOP Lawmakers
Baseball Turns to Terror for GOP Lawmakers

Hodgkinson, 66, was fatally shot by police during the attack. Scalise, who was placed on a stretcher before being airlifted from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, was shot in the hip. "Although he wasn't scheduled to play in the game, Matt is a former college baseball and football player and was helping coach the practice, as he has done in the past...

Read more

  • Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice

That led to a series of frustrated and sometimes tense exchanges with critics of President Donald Trump on the panel, NBC News reported . As a former Trump campaign surrogate, Sessions insisted he kept to his recusal from the Russian Federation probe even while he had a hand in firing James Comey as FBI director - which Trump later jus...

Read more

  • Northam wins Democratic nomination for Va. governor
Northam wins Democratic nomination for Va. governor

Running on his decade of experience at the statehouse and ability to push pragmatic progressive change in what will likely remain a GOP-controlled General Assembly, Northam's strength with traditionally active Democratic constituencies carried him through and avoided a potentially embarrassing repudiation of Democratic leaders by the party's base.

Read more

  • Trump being investigated by special counsel for possible obstruction of justice
Trump being investigated by special counsel for possible obstruction of justice

Additionally, if Comey had been concerned about meeting with the president one-on-one, a concern to which he testified last week, Sessions said Comey should've informed another Justice Department official. Rosenstein repeatedly conveyed his support for Mueller's role at a Senate hearing , held the morning after a close friend of President...

Read more

  • Deputy AG: No Plans to Fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Deputy AG: No Plans to Fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller

The move expands the scope of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Trump has been emphatic in denying any connection to the 2016 election meddling that the USA intelligence community says Russian Federation was behind. However, it appears the scope of Mr Mueller's inquiry is widening and he has the freedom to look at anything he beli...

Read more

  • Merkel Expects UK to Stick to Brexit Timetable
Merkel Expects UK to Stick to Brexit Timetable

It gained 9.6 per cent of the vote since the last general election . For context, in the 1974 elections, the Tories took 56% of the middle class vote while Labourgarnered 19%. He was a punch bag but the " Strong and Stable " leader shied away from all debates. There will be little appetite for further spending cuts but, on the contrary, a desire...

Read more

  • Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions
Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe spent much of the hearing explaining the different reasons they wouldn't answer questions.

Read more

  • Former Cougar Seth Romero selected by Nationals
Former Cougar Seth Romero selected by Nationals

Texas A&M right-handed pitcher Brigham Hill was selected in the fifth round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals Tuesday afternoon with the 56th overall pick. Former University of Houston lefthander Seth Romero was picked by the Washington Nationals in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft on Monday night.

Read more

  • France says British PM's legitimacy not called into question by election
France says British PM's legitimacy not called into question by election

Both sides expect a deal to be agreed on Wednesday, which would guarantee the DUP's support for Ms May's minority government on important votes. The Tories and the DUP are considering a "confidence and supply" arrangement which would see the Northern Irish party back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions.

Read more

  • Trump Calls Steve Scalise a 'Real Fighter' After Visiting Hospital
Trump Calls Steve Scalise a 'Real Fighter' After Visiting Hospital

His motives were not initially clear. Thankfully, special agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner, two courageous Capitol Police officers on House Majority Whip Scalise's protective detail, took down the attacker, after suffering injuries themselves, and prevented him from doing any more damage.

Read more