• Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

As a top Republican, Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, lay in critical condition at a local hospital Thursday, some Republicans on the far right suggested that vitriolic rhetoric on the left could be to blame for the attack that put him there.

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  • U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar
U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar

It added Mattis and Attiyah had discussed current operations against Isis and the importance of de-escalating tensions in the Gulf . Just in November previous year, US has approved a possible sale of F-15QA aircraft to Qatar for $21.1 billion where it can get upto 72 fighter aircrafts.

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  • Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks
Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks

On March 24, Bill Schaumleffel recalled hearing shots being fired outside his house, which stands about 500 feet behind Hodgkinson's home. Sue Hodgkinson said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years , but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington, D.C.

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  • SUSPECT KILLED: Shooting Suspect ID'd As James Hodgkinson - Hardcore Bernie Sanders Supporter
SUSPECT KILLED: Shooting Suspect ID'd As James Hodgkinson - Hardcore Bernie Sanders Supporter

Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville with a gun. Suzanne Hodgkinson, the wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others, said her husband went to Washington , D.C. The daughter refused and locked herself in a bedroom before Hodgkinson again forced his way in and "became violent", grabbing her by her hair and thro...

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  • Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea
Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

The statement comes after the United Nations extended sanctions against North Korea over its repeated missile tests. He also describes the leader of North Korea as "a very unstable man at the helm over there who holds nuclear weapons and threatens not only South Korea and its neighbors within the region but the world with a nuclear confla...

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  • Sinn Fein cautious on DUP, May tie-up but would welcome funding
Sinn Fein cautious on DUP, May tie-up but would welcome funding

He warned that a deal between the Conservatives and DUP would be in breach. "No agreement yet between Conservatives and DUP, despite Leader of the House confirming Queen's Speech next Wed", Sky's Ireland Correspondent wrote on Twitter.

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  • Hundreds suffer from food poisoning in Iraqi refugee camp
Hundreds suffer from food poisoning in Iraqi refugee camp

She refused to speculate whether the poisoning might have been intentional. Meanwhile, Iraqi forces yesterday reported progress in the US-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul, announcing the capture of a district just north the city's historic centre.

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  • Unionists' price to save PM: hit Sinn Fein funds
Unionists' price to save PM: hit Sinn Fein funds

Mr Adams said that Sinn Féin had never accepted that the British government was impartial or neutral. But he warned against James Brokenshire being brought in as a mediator to the negotiations, saying he represents the "partisan" British Government.

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  • Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of the jury
Bill Cosby's fate is now in the hands of the jury

Jurors did hear Cosby's side of the story - but not in his voice. Last week, police detectives read aloud his statements to police in 2005 and in his civil deposition in 2006 responding to the allegations. Constand testified at trial that she did not know who Marguerite Jackson was. In criminal trials, the onus is on prosecutors to prove guilt b...

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  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia
Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

These four cities are set to host matches in the Confederations Cup, a two-week tournament kicking off Saturday that will feature world champions Germany, the various regional champions and the host country. Russia, who beat Hungary and drew with Chile in last week's friendlies, also face Portugal and Mexico in their Confederations Cup group. Ale...

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  • Focus shifts from shooting to Congressional Baseball Game
Focus shifts from shooting to Congressional Baseball Game

Hodgkinson of Bellevue, Illinois, a man who allegedly once volunteered for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. In a live announcement on national television, President Trump said the gunman has died. In 2006, Hodgkinson was arrested on assault charges and threatening someone with a shotgun. Three, he wanted to get as much information...

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  • Adams tells Theresa May she's in breach of the Good Friday Agreement
Adams tells Theresa May she's in breach of the Good Friday Agreement

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced further delays in forming her new government on Wednesday after her would-be allies said their agreement would be put back following a deadly tower block blaze in London . The British government will realise the importance of talks to get a Stormont administration running again and will remain complet...

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  • Brighton terror victim named as Kai Hao by Malcolm Turnbull
Brighton terror victim named as Kai Hao by Malcolm Turnbull

The woman held captive was rescued, Crisp said, adding that the officers' gunshot injuries were not life-threatening. After the deadly attack , the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack by that the gunman was one of its fighters.

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  • Senate intel panel to steer clear of Trump obstruction question
Senate intel panel to steer clear of Trump obstruction question

In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and Trump campaign associates' possible ties to Russia .

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  • Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'
Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate. Clearly these investigations are moving rapidly, begging some to question if Trump may actually decide to halt them by firing Mueller.

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  • Likelihood of hard Brexit recedes after United Kingdom election
Likelihood of hard Brexit recedes after United Kingdom election

At least 12 people died and dozens more were injured when a fire ripped through a tower block. "We need to do everything we conceivably can to ensure that doesn't happen - and that does require an impartial British government", Sir John said.

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  • Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports
Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials. No, only the President can do that, and Sessions said that Trump had not done so, but he might "at some point". Democratic senators pressed him on th...

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  • Report Ties Trump Comments and Damaging Leaks
Report Ties Trump Comments and Damaging Leaks

President Donald Trump is telling his Twitter followers that they are witnessing the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American history". According to the Post's sources, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , head of the National Security Agency Mike Rogers, and former deputy NSA head Richard Ledgett all agreed to be interviewe...

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  • Comey to Testify Publicly Next Thursday - Unless Trump Blocks Him
Comey to Testify Publicly Next Thursday - Unless Trump Blocks Him

When asked whether Trump was considering the option, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told ABC News on Friday that " the President will make that decision ". "Infrastructure is a priority of his", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said this week. That doesn't mean Comey won't do some political damage this week, though.

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  • UK's May holds alliance talks with N. Ireland party chief
UK's May holds alliance talks with N. Ireland party chief

She met DUP leader Arlene Foster , whose eurosceptic Northern Irish party has 10 parliamentary seats, for over one hour of talks in Downing Street, though both May and Foster later left through different exits. Senior British minister and prominent Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Tuesday that Britain will leave the EU customs union, which g...

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