• Father of freed student says son was 'brutalized' by captors
Father of freed student says son was 'brutalized' by captors

Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) was in a coma when he landed in Cincinnati late Tuesday. North Korea said he had fallen ill shortly after beginning a sentence of 15 years hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel. A hospital spokeswoman didn't provide an update on his condition. He and his wife, Cindy, planned a Thursday news...

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  • I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach
I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

When Leo Varadkar assumed power in Ireland on Wednesday, he blazed a trail of firsts: At 38 years old, the biracial son of an Indian immigrant father and Irish mother became the country's youngest-ever taoiseach , or prime minister. Mr Varadkar will not only take over the role of taoiseach , but also its main challenges, including Brexit nego...

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  • Duncan posts about shooting that injured fellow congressman:
Duncan posts about shooting that injured fellow congressman: "I am safe"

Rep. Claudia Tenney, a New York Republican, also got a threatening email saying, "One down, 216 to go", Spectrum News reporter Nick Reisman tweeted . We stop listening to others' points of view. I may want smaller government. Remarking about the man's appearance, DeSantis said he was "the type of guy if you were walking down the street you wouldn'...

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  • GOP baseball shooting: Scalise still in critical condition; Trump visits
GOP baseball shooting: Scalise still in critical condition; Trump visits

Although Hodgkinson's motives remain unclear, government sources were quick to indicate that there were no apparent links to worldwide terrorism. The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria , Virginia, where lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m.

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  • Audio from congressional baseball practice shooting released
Audio from congressional baseball practice shooting released

Nathan says to a person off-camera, in reference to the gunman's location. He added that the response to the attack "took a long time", but added "I'm sure it felt a lot longer than it was". The shooting left five people injured, including two Capitol Police officers, who traded gunfire with the shooter, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise ...

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  • Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter
Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter

Scalise is considered a rising star in President Donald Trump's Republican Party, a gregarious lawmaker who headed a conservative grouping in Congress before being elected by his peers as the House majority whip. The man thanked him. Hodgkinson, who was armed with a handgun and a rifle, died from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso, the Federa...

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  • Sanders Says Shooting Suspect Volunteered For His Campaign
Sanders Says Shooting Suspect Volunteered For His Campaign

In a March 22 Facebook post, Hodgkinson, who turned his ire against Trump, who he described as a "traitor". "I think it's a sad state of affairs for people to exploit a tragedy like this for their own political ends", he said. A former congressional aide was hospitalized. The shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice could have be...

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  • Congressional shooting suspect expressed hate for Republicans online
Congressional shooting suspect expressed hate for Republicans online

Sanders said the suspect had "apparently volunteered" on his campaign. Let me be as clear as I can be. Scalise was shot in the hip and taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center in stable condition. Lawmakers called for a new dialogue on lowering the partisan temperature, and Trump urged Americans to come together as he assumed the role of nationa...

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  • Failure to adapt to conditions was England´s downfall, says Eoin Morgan
Failure to adapt to conditions was England´s downfall, says Eoin Morgan

India will aim to live up to their tag of title contenders and dominate Bangladesh in the second semi-final to be played in Birmingham on Thursday. He said: "I've been settling that question since World Cup 2015". "We adapted to conditions, we knew if we restrict them we could easily chase it down", he added.

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  • FBI investigates Scalise shooter's social media posts
FBI investigates Scalise shooter's social media posts

Tim Slater , the Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office, said he would not comment on what types of weapons Hodgkinson had or which one he was using as he shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , (R-Louisiana), and four others.

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  • Tillerson Says Palestinian Authority to Stop Paying Martyrs' Families
Tillerson Says Palestinian Authority to Stop Paying Martyrs' Families

The U.S. relationship with Russian Federation is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes.

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  • President calls for unity in wake of shooting
President calls for unity in wake of shooting

He attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville. Officials admitted that it was too early to determine the motive of the gunman . Will a right-wing loon, incensed at the gall of Hodgkinson's left-wing lunacy, seek retribution with a similar attack? "I didn't see anything political in him", Evanko recalled, describing Hodgkinson ...

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  • Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'
Trump 'under investigation for potential obstruction of justice'

That could change in their talks with Mueller. The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign has met with a Senate committee probing the same matter. Coats will also meet with members of the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, one week after his tense grilling by the panel, according to a...

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  • CONFIRMED: Donald Trump Is Now Under Investigation
CONFIRMED: Donald Trump Is Now Under Investigation

Yesterday, a close confidant of Trump , Newsmax website chief executive Chris Ruddy, said following a White House visit that the president is considering firing Mueller. This was reminiscent of Watergate. "We are not in a position to comment further". Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One that "while the presid...

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  • No More Survivors Are Expected From London High-Rise Blaze, Fire Chief Says
No More Survivors Are Expected From London High-Rise Blaze, Fire Chief Says

The Consul General said they are in touch with 11 other Filipinos who are in different evacuation centers. The fire at the Grenfell Tower , part of a housing estate in London , burnt for around 24 hours. Flowers are left near the high-rise apartment building where a massive fire raged overnight, in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . Some r...

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  • Two terrorists killed in southeastern Iran
Two terrorists killed in southeastern Iran

Darvishi said unfortunately, one of the country's intelligence forces was killed in the anti-terrorist operation as well. The cell which had been planning to carry out terrorist and suicide attacks in some regions inside Iran consisted of seven terrorists, two of whom were killed during the intelligence operation and the remaining five were arr...

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  • Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines
Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

Trevor Bayliss will rue the fact that his side's worse performance in two years came at the worst possible moment, denying them the chance to secure their first trophy in a 50-over global tournament. I think the biggest quality in me would be never to give up. We left ourselves short today adapting to conditions. And here they are in Birmingha...

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  • Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation
Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation

Speaking at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the war, Prime Minister Netanyahu said Israel's seeks "a real peace" with its neighbors; "a peace that will last generations" but Israel will continue to "maintain security control over all the territory west of the Jordan (river)" with or without an agreement.

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  • Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting
Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting

Former US President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton speak up after a shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice, which has left five injured. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., who has a permit to carry a gun, vowed to keep his weapon close: "On a rare occasion I'd have my gun in the glove box or something, but it's going to be...

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  • South Africa raises mine black ownership rules, mining shares hammered
South Africa raises mine black ownership rules, mining shares hammered

Implementing the charter would be a significant blow to an industry that is already struggling, Schultz said . "Those who don't have 26% will need to empower from the current percentage up to 30%", Zwane said . The black ownership matter has been a bone of contention for a number of years and the Chamber of Mines has, in the past, spoken abou...

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