• House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice
House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

The Republican lawmaker was struck in the hip, and is in stable condition. Alexandria Police have a PIO headed to the scene. "I look around, and behind third base and the third base dugout, I see a rifle ". Williams was not injured in the incident, his office said in a statement. Kyrsten Sinema: "So grateful for Capitol Police, who saved l...

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  • US Envoy to Qatar to Quit as Crisis Intensifies
US Envoy to Qatar to Quit as Crisis Intensifies

The world's second largest helium producer, Qatar has also shut its two helium production plants because of the economic boycott , industry sources told Reuters on Tuesday. He said Saudi Arabia has allowed families to move between countries. The current crisis in the Gulf is said to be the gravest that the Gulf Cooperation Council has face...

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  • PM Narendra Modi to travel on Kochi Metro, Sreedharan excluded from dais
PM Narendra Modi to travel on Kochi Metro, Sreedharan excluded from dais

India's "Metro Man" E Sreedharan will not find a place on the stage when Kerala's much-awaited Kochi Metro project is inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 17. " Kochi Metro is a dream project of Kerala and the move amounts to sidelining those who have worked for it the most". Commenting on the omission, P.T.

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  • Fire engulfs council-owned tower block
Fire engulfs council-owned tower block

The fire in the 27-storied Grenfell Tower which has 120 flats, blazed from the 2nd floor to the top floor of the building. By mid-day, London police said six people had been killed and they cautioned the death toll was likely to rise.

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  • Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations
Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations

The prosecutors office categorized Ronaldo's failure to pay taxes as "voluntary" and "conscious". Real Madrid declined to comment and calls to the agency representing Ronaldo , Gestifute , went unanswered. " Real Madrid C.F. are absolutely convinced that our player, Cristiano Ronaldo , will prove his total innocence in this process". ...

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  • Several Dead After London Tower Block Fire
Several Dead After London Tower Block Fire

Mr Chowdhry said that some residents told him they were not alerted to the danger: "People were crying in the streets they were all shocked and stunned". A panicked parent was seen throwing her children from a window in the block shortly after 2am, one witness said. According to local officials posting on social media, 200 firefighters are atte...

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  • EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May
EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May

Paris . The French president, Emmanuel Macron , has claimed the door to the European Union will remain open to Britain during Brexit negotiations that get underway next week, writes The Guardian . The campaign includes exploring the possibility of legal penalties against tech companies if they fail to take the necessary action to remove unaccept...

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  • 2 guards killed by escaping inmates during Georgia transport
2 guards killed by escaping inmates during Georgia transport

A bus carrying prisoners was making its way through central Georgia when two inmates stormed the driver's compartment. They overpowered and disarmed two corrections officers, fatally shot them, and vanished. By Tuesday afternoon, state and federal agencies were offering a $60,000 reward for information leading to the men's capture, and the FB...

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  • Capitol Police Officers Shot Expected To Survive
Capitol Police Officers Shot Expected To Survive

The official was not authorized to discuss an investigation by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. My thoughts are w/ Congressman Scalise & others injured in this attack, esp the Capitol Police officers who put themselves in harm's way.

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  • Firefighters battling massive fire at London high-rise, 30 people hurt
Firefighters battling massive fire at London high-rise, 30 people hurt

Michael Paramasivan, a Grenfell Tower resident who was on the seventh floor, told NBC News the scene in the stairwell during evacuation was as "absolute horror story". Samira Lamrani told journalists she saw the woman gesturing frantically to people on the ground that she was going to drop the baby out of the window .

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  • Rand Paul: 'We're Actually Very Lucky' Capitol Hill Police Prevented 'Massacre'
Rand Paul: 'We're Actually Very Lucky' Capitol Hill Police Prevented 'Massacre'

They are part of a separate division within Capitol Police - the department of protective services. Paul said it is common for GOP lawmakers to get to the field as early as 6:15 a.m. "The Capitol Hill police can not get enough praise for saving everyone's life out there". It is also speculated that at least two aides have been hurt as well.

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  • It's President Trump's Birthday Today
It's President Trump's Birthday Today

The event began with a "raj tilak" ceremony followed by cutting of a cake which weighed around 7 kgs. The right wing group had gathered at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. We will celebrate his birthday with much fanfare and pray for his long life. A cake weighing 7 kg and 100 grams was cut in the function signifying his Donald Trump's 71st birthday.

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  • Trump Turns 71: Celebrations Underway Honoring Oldest American President
Trump Turns 71: Celebrations Underway Honoring Oldest American President

And the group threw a lavish party to celebrate Trump's birthday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. "This time we have planned to organise a photo exhibition depicting successful journey of Mr Donald Trump during last five years", President of Hindu Sena Vishnu Gupta told TOI .

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  • Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea Tuesday
Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea Tuesday

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman poses with his entourage - Chris Volo (left) and Joe Terwilliger - after arriving at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport in North Korea on Tuesday for Rodman's first visit to North Korea since President Trump took office.

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  • Six people dead in mass blaze at London tower block
Six people dead in mass blaze at London tower block

Police received report of the fire at the building at 1:16 a.m. local time (0016 GMT). Across London , five hospitals are treating 74 people following the fire . During the night, eyewitnesses said they saw lights - thought to be mobile phones or torches - flashing at the top of the block of flats, and trapped residents coming to their win...

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  • We must not break up Labour's
We must not break up Labour's "winning" team, McDonnell tells Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn received a rapturous applause from Labour MPs at the party's first Westminster meeting since the general election as he told them: "We are now a government in waiting". Harman was deputy leader under Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband and opposed Corbyn before the election. The party has seen a spectacular change of circumstances.

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  • Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over 'fragile' DUP deal
Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over 'fragile' DUP deal

He had to rely on the Ulster Unionist Party for key votes including successfully guiding the Maastricht Treaty on to the statute books. Now, facing the complications of Brexit, the continuing peace process needs your knowledgeable personal investment and support in order to keep politicians on track with regard to the UK's obligations to uphold and...

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  • Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling
Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling

Attorney General Sessions also strongly defended his role in FBI Director's Comey's firing saying despite his recusal he had the right to take an active role in management decisions. On April 27, 2016, Trump gave a foreign policy address at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington at which he, Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak w...

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  • Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat
Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

Piper said . It needs to be understood that the issue of electricity in Gaza is subject to a disagreement between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. "The decision of the occupation to reduce the electricity to Gaza at the request of PA President Mahmoud Abbas is catastrophic and unsafe", Hamas spokesperson Abdel Latif al-Qanua said.

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  • Major blaze at residential tower block in London
Major blaze at residential tower block in London

Two separate witnesses told CBS News they saw parents throwing young children or babies from balconies in an effort to save them from the flames. By 4am, the entire building was engulfed in flames. "If we'd listened to them and stayed in the flat we'd have perished", he told the BBC . Boutrig said her friend's brother, wife and children lived ...

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