• Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor
Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

Scalise, 51, and four others were wounded when an IL man opened fire Wednesday morning on the team practice in Alexandria. Scalise and three others were shot by 66-year-old James Hodgkinson during a GOP baseball practice on Wednesday. Colleagues who visited Scalise, including House Speaker Paul Ryan , sounded generally upbeat, but spoke more i...

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  • US President Donald Trump calls for unity after shooting targeting lawmakers
US President Donald Trump calls for unity after shooting targeting lawmakers

Scalise remains in critical condition. Bob Livingston, now a Washington lobbyist, says the political climate in America is troubling and he worries about his friend. As congressional Republicans and Democrats joined Thursday night in their annual baseball game, played this year in Scalise's honor, word came from the hospital that he rema...

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  • London Attack Victim No. 8 Found in River Thames
London Attack Victim No. 8 Found in River Thames

Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, was the youngest of the attackers and was allowed to enter the United Kingdom and had been living in east London before Saturday's attack. Three men have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London following a series of raids involving armed police. He and Butt lived in Barking...

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  • Donald Trump is considering just firing special counsel Robert Mueller
Donald Trump is considering just firing special counsel Robert Mueller

The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, has said that if Trump were to get Mueller fired, Congress would re-establish the independent counsel unit and name Mueller to head it. Let's just say, firing Mueller wouldn't be a stretch for a president with an itchy trigger finger and no discernable co...

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  • Twitter reacts to President Trump's decision to roll back Obama's Cuba policies
Twitter reacts to President Trump's decision to roll back Obama's Cuba policies

While Trump gave his speech , a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater , named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

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  • Did Trump just lay the groundwork to fire the special counsel?
Did Trump just lay the groundwork to fire the special counsel?

Trump , who hired his own lawyer last month to represent him regarding probes by the special counsel and congressional committees, continued his harsh criticism of the investigations in series of tweets on Friday. Trump later told NBC's Lester Holt he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and A...

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  • Daredevil hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls
Daredevil hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls

She used a Hula-Hoop-type device to hang from the helicopter as it flew 300 feet above the Falls. She hung twice by her teeth with the use of a mouth guard. Read: Did Nik Wallenda's Tightrope Walk Benefits Navajo Nation ? "It was handsome", she said afterward. Erendira Wallenda said her training in the rain and mist of Florida, where they liv...

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  • US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director
US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Meanwhile there were unconfirmed reports that deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein , who has taken charge of the Russian investigation since attorney general Jeff Sessions recused himself , could step aside from the investigation. He also said it would be up to Mr Mueller to decide whether Mr Trump's action amounted to obstruction of justice...

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  • FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia
FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

Petersburg in the first match of the eight-nation Confederations Cup on a pitch that had to be hastily relaid after football officials deplored its quality when it cut up badly during a match there in April. The other teams are New Zealand , Cameroon , Chile, Australia and Mexico. "We want to show that we are able to win more tournaments". Ru...

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  • Donald Trump has no intention to fire Robert Mueller: White House
Donald Trump has no intention to fire Robert Mueller: White House

One of President Trump's close friends, Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax , floated a trial balloon Monday when he suggested that the President was considering terminating Mueller at this position. Ruddy was asked again later in the interview if Trump was actually contemplating firing Mueller , to which he replied, "Yes". It...

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  • Scalise In critical Condition After Attack By Gunman
Scalise In critical Condition After Attack By Gunman

The bullet caused massive bleeding, and damaged bones and internal organs. "Baseball is the American game, to be able to play it, and that's why we have to play this game tonight", said Rep. She said "that camaraderie, I think, will be very positive as we go forward". Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting, eventually setting an atte...

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  • List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter
List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

Steve Scalise , the House Majority Whip, and four other people practicing for a benefit baseball game. Of those hospitalized after the shooting, Scalise remained in critical condition early Thursday, according to officials at MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Special Agent Crystal Griner, U.S.

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  • Britain 'resolute in the face of diversity'
Britain 'resolute in the face of diversity'

The Head of State released her statement on her official birthday, the day after she visited the survivors and heroes of the Grenfell Tower tragedy accompanied by Prince William. "As a nation, we continue to reflect and pray for all those who have been directly affected by these events". 'Put to the test, the United Kingdom has been resolute ...

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  • Nawaz Sharif's brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel
Nawaz Sharif's brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel

A first example in Pakistan's history when a sitting prime minister appeared before a criminal investigation for questioning. Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared before the Panamagate Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Thursday to answer the questions with regard to the Sharif family's flats in London.

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  • British Conservatives, Northern Ireland's DUP deep into negotiations to form government
British Conservatives, Northern Ireland's DUP deep into negotiations to form government

She told a meeting of backbenchers that she had got the party into "this mess" by calling the snap election and now "I'll get us out of it". Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce had not changed, but at the meeting with MPs on Monday, May recognised that a broader consensus needed to be built for ...

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  • List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket
List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

He said he noticed one day that Hodgkinson's gym bag contained not only gym gear, "but all of his worldly possessions", including toiletries, books, and street clothes. All three members of the House whose names were reported by The Daily Caller are members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. He also didn't care much for his presidentia...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid CF exit after tax accusations
Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid CF exit after tax accusations

Cristiano has been found guilty of close to 15 million Euros of tax fraud between 2011 and 2014. According to sources close to the player, Ronaldo is incensed at his treatment by Spanish authorities and thinks that he is being made an example of due to his worldwide celebrity.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations
Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

The 32 year old player recently signed to Real Madrid for another 5 years, meaning that he can not leave until 2021. or at lease in theory. Accusations of Cristiano Ronaldo failing to pay $16.5 million in taxes have reportedly led to the Portuguese star telling Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez that he is prepared to leave the...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new information on gun used in Virginia shooting
Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new information on gun used in Virginia shooting

Majority Whip Steve Scalise is "in some trouble, but he's a great fighter and he's going to be OK, we hope", Trump said at the White House . Scalise was one of five people shot early Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at a GOP baseball practice.

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  • Mayor Sadiq Khan confronted by irate Londoners after fire
Mayor Sadiq Khan confronted by irate Londoners after fire

Fire safety engineers were stunned at how rapidly the fire spread, engulfing the building in less than an hour in the middle of the night and preventing firefighters from reaching many people inside. The newspaper quoted company director John Cowley as saying the building used Reynobond PE cladding, which is 2 pounds cheaper ($2.56) per square mete...

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