• Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens
Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens

Scott Applewhite). Steve Scalise , R-La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Washington . Hodgkinson wounded four people including House Republican Whip, Steve Scalise . The popular annual GOP-Democrats baseball face-off, which raises money for charity, will go forward as planned Thursday evening and a big crow...

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  • Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery
Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

President Donald Trump sat by Rep. Steve Scalise's bedside and spoke with the House Majority Whip's family during a visit Wednesday evening to the hospital where Scalise remains in critical condition . The Congressional baseball game is a tradition that dates back to 1909. Brooks, R-Huntsville, said this morning when events like Wednesd...

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  • Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit
Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit

Firefighters rescued 65 people from the building. Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly says on the London Fire Brigade's Facebook page that it's a large and very serious fire. About two seconds later, a neighbour from downstairs phoned me and said, 'You've got to get out of the building.' "So I went into the bathroom and wrapped a wet towel ar...

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  • In dismissive tweet, Trump seems to confirm obstruction probe
In dismissive tweet, Trump seems to confirm obstruction probe

Mueller, himself a widely respected former head of the FBI, has now taken up the angle of possible efforts by Trump to obstruct justice in the investigation, the Post said . "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Christopher Ruddy - who was at the White House on Monday - said on " PBS NewsHour ".

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  • Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'
Trump denounces 'single greatest witch hunt in American history'

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, on Wednesday reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice . Obstruction of justice is a potentially impeachable offense. The Washington Post is reporting that the special counsel led by former Federal Bureau of Investigation dir...

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  • Rand Paul: Scalise's presence at congressional baseball practice most likely prevented 'massacre'
Rand Paul: Scalise's presence at congressional baseball practice most likely prevented 'massacre'

The House adopted a resolution on Thursday to thank the Capitol Police officers who helped fend off a gunman attacking GOP lawmakers at their baseball practice the day before. Bailey was not shot but was treated for a minor injury and has been released from a hospital. After being shot, Griner and her wife, Tiffany, were given a bouquet of whit...

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  • Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'
Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, the sources said. A real estate agent who has worked with Hodgkinson told the Belleville News-Democrat that "from a business standpoint, he did not seem like he is a radical - opinionated but not a radical".

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  • PN Bhagwati, Former Chief Justice of India who introduced PIL passes away
PN Bhagwati, Former Chief Justice of India who introduced PIL passes away

Known for introducing and pioneering Public Interest Litigation , Bhagwati had also participated in India's freedom movement. He was a former Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court and was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court in July 1973.

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  • Former PM John Major urges Theresa May to withdraw from DUP deal
Former PM John Major urges Theresa May to withdraw from DUP deal

One of the architects of the settlement that brought an end to three decades of violence in Northern Ireland , Major said he was concerned that May's reliance on the DUP could create the perception that London was no longer an honest broker.

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  • Cosby jury asks to rehear hours of testimony
Cosby jury asks to rehear hours of testimony

They got the case after a surprisingly speedy six days of testimony and legal arguments, cut short largely due to Cosby's defense team's decision to rest their case after little more than five minutes and just a few questions for Schaffer on Monday morning.

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  • London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors
London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

Others saw helpless parents throwing their children out of flats, as others jumped. "I spoke to one of my officers who was very near when someone came out the window, and he was in tears and he is a professional fire officer", Cotton told Sky News .

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  • Putin Says US Sanctions Aim To 'Restrain Russia'
Putin Says US Sanctions Aim To 'Restrain Russia'

President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Suffice to say that, at least in America, Putin's comments were regarded as subtle mockery - also known on the internet as "trolling" - given his disdain for the accusations made against Russian Federation.

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  • Puerto Rico votes for statehood in nonbinding, low-turnout election
Puerto Rico votes for statehood in nonbinding, low-turnout election

Critics feel these board members may be motivated by a desire to make money, or threaten the island's sovereignty. While many danced the salsa and cheered the procession, a small portion of the crowd booed the appearance Oscar Lopez Rivera , a political activist, who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with the Armed Forces of National...

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  • Campaigners name Syrian refugee as London fire victim
Campaigners name Syrian refugee as London fire victim

Mohammed lived in Britain with Omar and Hashem, a third brother, who also came to Britain as a refugee, after fleeing Daraa, in southern Syria, three years ago. "We are heartbroken for his family, who thought he had found safety in the United Kingdom", it said. "He was trying to reach his family. but he could not get connected to them due to the ...

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  • In Dramatic Turnabout, Southern Baptists Condemn White Supremacy
In Dramatic Turnabout, Southern Baptists Condemn White Supremacy

While leaders of the convention hesitated the day before to consider the resolution , its passage was met with support and a standing ovation from the convention crowd of about 5,000. Many pastors who are not members of the Southern Baptist Convention followed the controversy closely, including New Olivet Baptist Church pastor Kenneth Whalum.

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  • Queen's Speech is delayed until 21 June
Queen's Speech is delayed until 21 June

Several Tory MPs are furious at being linked to the DUP's religiously conservative views on homosexuality and abortion and have suggested that the PM should "stare down" the Ulster party and rule without them. But the source stopped short of saying that a deal had been finalised with the DUP and left the way open for further negotiations to con...

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  • Gillespie, Northam Win GOP and Democratic Primaries in Virginia Governor's Race
Gillespie, Northam Win GOP and Democratic Primaries in Virginia Governor's Race

With almost all votes counted, Gillespie was leading Stewart by about 1.2 percentage points, 43.7 percent to 42.5 percent, which is just outside the margin for a recount in the state. "I can't recall any of the issues, I hate to admit", he said. Four Democrats and two Republican incumbents fended off challengers Tuesday. "After a hard-fought ra...

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  • U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

He said families were being separated, children removed from school and Qataris forced to deal with food shortages. Qatar has the largest US military base in the Middle East, and Tillerson said, "the blockade is hindering USA military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS".

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  • I'd like to be seen as a fighter: Yuvraj
I'd like to be seen as a fighter: Yuvraj

That would have been a big achievement for me but here I am now. He's played some prolific knocks over the years at home and overseas and has built an unmatched persona in the Indian dressing room. Now enjoying a good run at the Champions Trophy , he said that the game is evolving and getting faster. The game has evolved, the fitness levels have e...

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  • Vadodara: Farmers to protest demanding implementation of Swaminathan Committee report
Vadodara: Farmers to protest demanding implementation of Swaminathan Committee report

In a recent affidavit submitted in the Supreme Court, the Centre had said the increase in MSP as per Swaminathan Commission report is unfeasible. Some Indian media outlets reported that 1,600 farmers killed themselves in 2016 in the state of Madhya Pradesh alone.

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