• College Republicans, Democrats issue joint statement condemning Alexandria shooting
College Republicans, Democrats issue joint statement condemning Alexandria shooting

Barton added that Scalise, who is in critical condition after being shot in the hip during the incident, would not play in the charity game. USA representative Steve Scalise , the No. The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. But Mr. Scalise is expected to recover. On Thursday night Scalise was ho...

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  • Low Turnout Overshadows Puerto Rico Vote In Favor of US Statehood
Low Turnout Overshadows Puerto Rico Vote In Favor of US Statehood

According to U.S. Representative Nydia Velázquez, because the turnout was so low, the results can not be trusted. Now a US territory, the island is struggling with $70 billion in debt and a 45 percent poverty rate, and is not viewed as a priority in Washington.

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems
Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems

He had been living in Alexandria for about two months, according to his wife. State records showed he was a 66-year-old home inspector. A Facebook page belonging to a person with the same name includes pictures of Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders , and rhetoric against President Trump, including a post that reads: " Trump is...

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  • Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge
Gianforte to plead guilty to assault charge

Gianforte is expected to be sworn in as Montana's lone representative in the U.S. House later this month. Before announcing the sentence, West noted that Gianforte had no criminal record and has made many contributions to the community, but said he wanted to make the sentence similar to what he'd impose on the average person appearing befor...

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  • Indo-Pak match highest-rated ODI match in BARC history
Indo-Pak match highest-rated ODI match in BARC history

Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey has favoured India in the high-octane Champions Trophy final against Pakistan at "The Oval" on Sunday while adding that the "Men in Green", who have thrown up so many upsets so far in the tournament, should not be discounted.

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  • Death toll in London apartment blaze climbs to 30
Death toll in London apartment blaze climbs to 30

Metropolitan police commander Stuart Cundy said, "We know that at least 30 people who have died". London Mayor Sadiq Khan said people were frustrated by the lack of information about the missing and the dead as well as a lack of coordination between support services.

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  • President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'
President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

The prospect of Rosenstein's recusal comes amid reports the rapidly expanding special counsel investigation is shifting away from alleged collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign and towards allegations of obstruction of justice by the president .

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  • Cladding on Grenfell Tower not fire-resistant
Cladding on Grenfell Tower not fire-resistant

Cundy said that there was no indication that Wednesday's fire was started deliberately, but investigators were still studying why the flames raced so quickly through the 24-story building in west London . May on Thursday announced a public inquiry while Khan called for an interim report on the fire to be published this summer. But the tower, bui...

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  • Afghan soldier kills three United States personnel in latest 'green-on-blue' attack
Afghan soldier kills three United States personnel in latest 'green-on-blue' attack

The Afghan army soldier opened fire and killed the Americans, according to USA and Afghan officials. "An investigation is being conducted at this time to determine the specific circumstances that led to this incident", US military officials said in a statement.

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  • Tillerson sees shift in Russia's North Korea position
Tillerson sees shift in Russia's North Korea position

Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, said the Senate has finally confronted Russian Federation. Concerns persist over reports that authorities in Chechnya, a semi-autonomous Republic in Russian Federation, are detaining and torturing gay men at what eyewitnesses have called concentration camps.

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  • Putin Says Russia Is Open To James Comey If He Faces 'Persecution'
Putin Says Russia Is Open To James Comey If He Faces 'Persecution'

Comey earlier told the Senate Intelligence Committee in the most eagerly anticipated U.S. congressional hearing in years that he believed Trump had directed him to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser as part of the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left
Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on the left

The FBI is investigating the situation and is looking into Hodgkinson's exact motive. "And I just want my neighbors to be in peace, and you guys leave them alone". Before moving out to the nation's capital, Hodgkinson, a union tradesman with a home inspection business, had already exhibited some disturbing behavior.

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: A dress rehearsal to Russia 2018
FIFA Confederations Cup: A dress rehearsal to Russia 2018

Petersburg in 2007. "Some players are getting a rest from me, because I think three tournaments in three years is borderline", said Loew, referring to Euro 2016, the Confederations Cup and next year's World Cup. "They can't possibly lose to a team like New Zealand ". Chile , who have won the last two CONMEBOL championships, pose their greatest...

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  • Trump set to row back on Cuban travel and trade
Trump set to row back on Cuban travel and trade

Also Trump is likely redefining what it means to be part of the Cuban military, which could affect USA companies doing business in Cuba. Trump delivers remarks on "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow" initiatives and signs an executive order at the White House in Washington , US June 15, 2017.

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  • Trump says he is under investigation for firing James Comey
Trump says he is under investigation for firing James Comey

Mr. Trump did receive assurances that he wasn't personally under investigation, as fired FBI Director James Comey reiterated in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week. In the interview Trump did with NBC's Lester Holt shortly after firing FBI Director James Comey , Trump described Rosenstein's involvement ...

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  • London tower block fire: the missing
London tower block fire: the missing

A "good half" of the building has yet to be searched according to Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton, who explained that additional shoring up was needed for firefighters to access the upper floors. Mohammed then returned to the flat and tried to call family members in Syria but could not get connected to them, so spoke on the phone to a friend in the c...

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  • Saudi Arabia says airspace ban on Qatari flights to protect citizens
Saudi Arabia says airspace ban on Qatari flights to protect citizens

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut links with Qatar last Monday. It added in a statement that the current tensions around Qatar, "exacerbate the hard situation in the entire Middle East region". Erdogan said Qatar had fostered stability and was a key actor in fighting the "Islamic State" (IS). Johnson encouraged Qatar...

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  • Here's what we learned from Newt Gingrich's attempt at 'Understanding Trump'
Here's what we learned from Newt Gingrich's attempt at 'Understanding Trump'

Gingrich's posts came as Trump himself blasted out tweets on the Post's story. Gingrich's tweet comes just one day after the news broke that Mueller was investigating the president for possible obstruction of justice. "Turns out, even Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the (Senate) intelligence committee, says there is zero evidence o...

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  • Wounded congressman remains in critical condition after park shooting
Wounded congressman remains in critical condition after park shooting

According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding. "It'll sure be a different game without him there", said Representative Cedric Richmond , the starting pitcher for the Democratic team and a longtime friend of Scalis...

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  • Investigators piece together last movements of baseball practice shooter
Investigators piece together last movements of baseball practice shooter

Clair County Sheriff's Department by her side, she said she felt "horrible" about the actions of her husband of almost 30 years. She added her husband hadn't told her much before he left, but he made clear plans to leave, selling nearly everything he owned from his businesses.

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