• Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti
Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Records from the Illinois Department of Federal and Professional Regulation show that Hodgkinson held an inspection license from February 2003 to November 2016. "We are strongest when we are unified and we work together for the common good", Trump said. After Scalise was hit, said Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republi...

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  • Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief
Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief

According to the FBI , Hodgkinson began shooting at around 7:09 AM EST on June 14 and officers arrived at approximately 7:12 AM and the suspect was engaged by law enforcement at 7:14 AM. Clair County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Richard Wagner, right, listens Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Belleville , Ill. As a home inspector , Hodgkinson got a...

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  • Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs
Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs

Congress passed the Fitzgerald Act in 1937, authorizing the secretary of labor to "formulate and promote the furtherance of labor standards necessary to safeguard the welfare of apprentices and to cooperate with the States in the promotion of such standards".

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  • How Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the social media election war
How Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the social media election war

LONDON - Jeremy Corbyn was greeted with a hero's welcome from Labour MPs tonight as he told them they could soon be in government. LABOUR LEADER JEREMY CORBYN has ratcheted up the new left-wing dividing lines in Scottish politics with a pledge to focus on revitalising Labour support north of the border.

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  • Peterborough charity heads to London to aid Grenfell Tower fire victims
Peterborough charity heads to London to aid Grenfell Tower fire victims

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. "Our specialist urban search and rescue crews are now working to make the block safe so our firefighters can continue to progress throughout the building, making a detailed, fingertip search for anyone who may still be inside", she said....

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  • Chuck Schumer Mocks Trump After Cabinet Meeting
Chuck Schumer Mocks Trump After Cabinet Meeting

Democratic strategist David Axelrod said a Cabinet meeting Tuesday in which officials offered gushing praise for President Trump as they spoke one by one around a table was "embarrassing" and reminded him of North Korea. "You know, before we go any further, I just want to say thank you for the opportunity and blessing to serve your agen...

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  • Singapore May exports shrink again y/y, electronics shipments still solid
Singapore May exports shrink again y/y, electronics shipments still solid

Maybank's Chua said the May 2016 export figures were unusually high as non-monetary gold exports surged more than five-fold that month. On a month-on-month and seasonally adjusted basis, May exports rose 8.1 per cent from April, nearly double the 4.1 per cent forecast by analysts.

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  • Top House Dem: Obstruction should be part of Trump-Russia probe
Top House Dem: Obstruction should be part of Trump-Russia probe

Mueller III to investigate Trump's own conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

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  • Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists
Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists

European Parliament leaders laid into May and called for Britain to say when negotiations would start.They were meant to begin on June 19 but look unlikely to now as May tries to reach a political deal to stay in office. Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland , such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams , have objected. "However, whilst talks are ongoing, i...

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  • One week on from United Kingdom election and political uncertainty remains rife
One week on from United Kingdom election and political uncertainty remains rife

And a Downing Street source said the talks had been "constructive" so far. May has given no indication she will change course on the key elements of Brexit; but whatever her plan she will be heavily reliant upon the 10 lawmakers from the eurosceptic DUP, who would help her edge past the 326 votes needed in parliament to avoid the government colla...

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  • Trump 'being investigated for obstruction of justice'
Trump 'being investigated for obstruction of justice'

The Post quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats, Adm. "I don't know how anyone can see this as anything but obstruction of justice". He then said: "I might even lengthen out the investigation, but I have to do the right thing for the American people...

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  • Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election
Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election

Macron's closest rival, the mainstream conservatives, took less than 16 percent. Among commentators also sounding a cautionary note was Nicolas Beytout of the daily L'Opinion, who wrote: "Sure, Emmanuel Macron is ready to pull off the unthinkable for someone who didn't even have a party a year ago - a spectacular majority in the National Asse...

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  • Police negotiating with armed man in Melbourne
Police negotiating with armed man in Melbourne

Negotiators at the scene. Tactical police are now at the scene. There are reports there may be a woman and child inside the house but police are refusing to comment. It is believed the man attempted to exit the house earlier but ran back inside as officers surrounded the property. This is a breaking news story.

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  • Rep. Palmer says
Rep. Palmer says "our Republic is in danger" following Alexandria shooting

Scott Applewhite). Republicans and Democrats are fighting for bragging rights in their annual Congressional Baseball game, and doing so as one unit - Team Scalise. "He's going to be OK". Police investigate the scene, after a man opened fire on a baseball team of USA representatives near Washington . The left-wing gunman whose rampage on a Vi...

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  • Trump still doesn't believe Russian Federation interfered in the election
Trump still doesn't believe Russian Federation interfered in the election

Senate Democrats have raised questions about whether the men met at an April 2016 foreign policy event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington . Such a move would create a firestorm coming weeks after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . "Officials say that changed shortly after Comey's firing", the Post reports. Others on Mr. Mueller's staff ...

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  • China explosion: Blast rocks kindergarten in Fengxian
China explosion: Blast rocks kindergarten in Fengxian

He had dropped out of school but was employed, the statement said without providing further details. However, the local government, which has not released detailed information on the casualties, stated in a press conference last night that no kindergarten children or teachers were hurt as classes were still going on when the blast occurred.

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May announces full public inquiry into fatal disaster
Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May announces full public inquiry into fatal disaster

Up to 600 people lived in the 120 apartments at Grenfell Tower. The outside of the 24-story building had a polyethylene core, instead of a more fireproof mineral core, which was installed during the refurbishment. Singer Adele was pictured comforting fans at a vigil for those affected by the blaze which ripped through the Grenfell Tower yesterday...

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  • Trump says Scalise remains in critical condition a day after Virginia shooting
Trump says Scalise remains in critical condition a day after Virginia shooting

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting , eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, made a decision to come to the game for the first time. He'll need more surgery "and will be in the hospital for some time", according to the medical center's statem...

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  • US House clears bill to retool CFPB, replace Wall Street reform law
US House clears bill to retool CFPB, replace Wall Street reform law

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. In a primarily partisan vote, the House passed the Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs Act, a highly controversial measure that stands virtually no chance to pass the Senate.

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  • Theresa May Warned Over Northern Ireland Unionist Deal, Power Sharing
Theresa May Warned Over Northern Ireland Unionist Deal, Power Sharing

Although the DUP are unionists - wanting to remain part of the United Kingdom - and broadly support numerous policies of the Conservative and Unionist Party (as the Conservatives are correctly called), May's proposed deal could scupper attempt to broker a power-sharing deal with Sinn Fein - which promotes the unification of Ireland - on the North...

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