• San Francisco UPS facility shooting: Gunman identified as police seek motive
San Francisco UPS facility shooting: Gunman identified as police seek motive

The shooter opened fire at the UPS building at 17th and Utah Streets at around 8:55 a.m. Chaplin said he could not confirm that all three fatalities were UPS workers because there were other people in the building at the time of the incident.

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  • Newt Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'
Newt Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'

Twitter users quickly pointed out the irony of Gingrich's assertions, given his role in President Clinton's impeachment by the House. So now the newest one is, 'ah, but there was obstruction of justice over the collusion.' So, the fantasy that didn't occur is now being replaced with - well, technically, the president of the United States can not ob...

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  • Grenfell Tower protesters storm Kensington town hall
Grenfell Tower protesters storm Kensington town hall

Officials said Friday they are doing everything they can to relocate those displaced by the tower. "Everyone affected by this tragedy needs reassurance that the government is there for them at this bad time - and that is what I am determined to provide", she said in a statement .

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  • BJP makes dent in Congress bastion, leading in Shimla civic polls
BJP makes dent in Congress bastion, leading in Shimla civic polls

Anand Kaushal, who was supported by Congress, won from ward no 10. According toThe Tribune, BJP backed 34 candidates, Congress 27 and the Left supported 22 candidates. Polling percentage went up to 33 percent in the afternoon. Polling had been sluggish in the morning, but around 45 per cent votes had been polled by 2 pm .

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  • Dems best GOP in annual charity ballgame in wake of shooting rampage
Dems best GOP in annual charity ballgame in wake of shooting rampage

The motive for the shooting remained unclear but authorities were zeroing in on the life of James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL, in the months and weeks before Wednesday morning's shooting. "He clearly knows they're there and appreciates their presence", Sava said . Scalise underwent a third procedure and second surgery for his gu...

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  • A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers
A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers

Most recently, police spoke with Hodgkinson in March after receiving complaints of a man firing 50 shots in the woods near several homes. "[James] was home all day long and he just wanted a break", she said. "I don't want to answer these questions about his politics", she said. A 66-year-old progressive who volunteered on Vermont Sen. Exaspera...

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  • Alexandria Shooter Bought Guns Legally; Investigation Into Motive Continues
Alexandria Shooter Bought Guns Legally; Investigation Into Motive Continues

In 1998, Russell Weston of Valmeyer killed two U.S. Capitol police officers and wounded a tourist in a shooting at the U.S. Capitol. Scalise's office said Wednesday that he was in good spirits after undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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  • Lions add quartet for New Zealand tour
Lions add quartet for New Zealand tour

Hansen put their lethargic start down to a lack of match practice as a team. If you look at territory and position we dominated things. "There was a bit of rust and a lack of cohesion at times but as the game went on they started to work their rhythms and connections better.

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  • Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep
Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep

The shot fired at Scalise left perhaps hundreds of bullet fragments internally, many of which may never be removed because surgery might be more unsafe than leaving them in place, Sava said . The Illinois congressman grew emotional as he described seeing his colleague, Rep. Steve Scalise , lying motionless on the ground. On behalf of Steve an...

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  • Confederations Cup: Euro champions Portugal aim for more glory
Confederations Cup: Euro champions Portugal aim for more glory

He would nearly certainly secure the prize if he can help Portugal win the Confederations Cup, the main warm-up event for next year's World Cup. Group B action begins Sunday when Cameroon play Chile in Moscow, while Germany meet Australia in Sochi on Monday.

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  • Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery
Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

While President Donald Trump visited the MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Mr Scalise is being treated, he did not speak directly to the Louisiana congressman. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the cerem...

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  • Apprenticeships will fill the jobs gap
Apprenticeships will fill the jobs gap

Mr Mueller was named as a special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , eight days after Mr Comey's dismissal to lead the Russian Federation investigation. Keep in mind that two of the people Mueller is said to be interviewing - Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, and Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the head of the Nationa...

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  • Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy
Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy

U.S. president Donald Trump has thrust America and Cuba back on a path towards open hostility with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government. Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican, says President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy closes off a potentially lucrative market for American farmers.

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  • London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids
London Bridge attack: 19-year-old arrested in raids

Three militants rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge last Saturday (June 3) before going on the rampage through the bustling Borough Market area where they slit throats and stabbed people. "At that point, I didn't know if the shots were us or potentially the attackers ". Police said they found a copy of the Quran opened at a pa...

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  • Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated
Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign. As Mueller assembles his investigative team, statements by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy this week set off new questions. Mr Comey testified under oath that...

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  • Arkansas US Senator Tom Cotton comments on Congressional baseball practice
Arkansas US Senator Tom Cotton comments on Congressional baseball practice

Richmond told reporters he asked to talk to Ryan about security concerns in part because members of the Congressional Black Caucus, which he chairs, have been targets of threats. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. He had found an entry wound for the bullet, but couldn't find the exit wound, and was concerned about internal injuries.

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  • Trump confirms probe over Comey firing
Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

As the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning Mueller's credibility and floating the idea he may be fired. Supporters of Trump condemned the news leaks regarding the new investigation. It was not clear why he attributed the report to an Federal Bureau of Investigation leak.

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  • US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling
US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the Republican president for possible obstruction of justice . An hour later he claimed: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted peop...

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  • DUP pact could jeopardise peace deal, warns Major
DUP pact could jeopardise peace deal, warns Major

Some Tories - including ex-PM John Major - have been alarmed that an arrangement with the DUP would harm the Good Friday Agreement by undermining the United Kingdom government's claim to be impartial. The listing of four policy areas where the parties are in agreement suggests a final deal may go further than a basic confidence and supply arran...

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  • US congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting
US congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuri...

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