• Democrats and Republicans show unity on ballfield to honor wounded colleague
Democrats and Republicans show unity on ballfield to honor wounded colleague

The Congressional Baseball Game will go as planned Thursday at Nationals Park after Democrats and Republicans called for bipartisan unity in the wake of the congressional baseball practice shooting. Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zack Barth. The ...

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  • Congressional Staffer Zack Barth Thanks Actions Taken by Capitol Police During Shooting
Congressional Staffer Zack Barth Thanks Actions Taken by Capitol Police During Shooting

Then, another man injured in the shooting, Capital Officer David Bailey, threw the first pitch. Bailey gave a good-natured shrug as the stadium applauded. Capitol Hill Police officers stand watch outside the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 15, 2017, a day after a gunman opened fire on a lawmakers playing b...

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  • Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'
Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'

Mueller broadened the probe with the President now under investigation for obstruction of justice in probe regarding possible collusion by his campaign with the Kremlin. It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether he obstructed ju...

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  • Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey
Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey

The Kandilli seismological observatory said that the magnitude was 6.3 and not 6.2, as reported by AFAD, and that the epicenter had been located in Karaburin in the Izmir province. "They will be able to stay in sports facilities". The tremor mainly struck the village of Vrisa in southern Lesbos , leading to the destruction of "70 to 80 perce...

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  • Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation
Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - about whether Trump sought to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation and the criminal probe into h...

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  • 30 people have died in Tower fire
30 people have died in Tower fire

Cundy said emergency workers have now reached the top of the building. People react near the scene of the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block. Documents filed with the council detail plans to provide the building with rainproof cladding using the Reynobond brand of panels. New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, whose depart...

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  • Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care
Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care

Republican Senator Joni Ernst is urging GOP leaders in the Senate to embrace "transparency" and give the public a chance to review the Senate GOP's alternative health care bill before the senate votes on the plan. Trump had not publicly criticized the House bill previously. Even Trump called the bill " mean ". What if they bring out a simila...

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  • Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northen Ireland crisis
Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northen Ireland crisis

Mrs Foster pointed out that the Belfast government had been out of office since January. While she is ultimately expected to reach a deal, a source in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) told Reuters that an agreement to support her minority government was not likely before next week.

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  • Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor
Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

Since then, the lawmaker has undergone multiple surgeries and procedures to stop the bleeding and fix bone. FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, to announce , "He and I both thought the game should go on". "When he arrived he was in critical condition with an imminent r...

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  • European Union and United Kingdom officials hold 'talks about talks' on Brexit
European Union and United Kingdom officials hold 'talks about talks' on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on the European Union to issue a sweeping, reciprocal guarantee of rights for British expatriates living in the European Union after Brexit. In his Mansion House speech, Hammond was expected to make the case for a so-called "soft" Brexit, which prioritizes economic considerations over the more "hard" ...

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  • Grenfell Tower tragedy: solidarity rally in Derry tonight
Grenfell Tower tragedy: solidarity rally in Derry tonight

The panels, believed to have been fitted to the outside of Grenfell Tower, are produced by USA company Reynobond, which makes three types of panel: one with a flammable plastic core and two with fire-resistant cores. The 91-year-old monarch said it is "difficult to escape a very sombre mood" on what is normally a day of celebration. The governme...

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  • Dozens of victims feared to be still inside Grenfell Tower
Dozens of victims feared to be still inside Grenfell Tower

The death toll now stands at 58 presumed dead, it was confirmed during a police statement at 2.30pm today, which revealed that just 12 bodies had been recovered from the ruins of the Latimer Road building, despite hundreds of residents being in their homes as the fire caught hold in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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  • Man jailed for posting United Kingdom fire victim pics
Man jailed for posting United Kingdom fire victim pics

A salesman for the United States company Reynobond, which produces the panels, told The Times the type of panel believed to have been used on Grenfell Tower was banned on tall buildings in the USA "because of the fire and smoke spread".

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  • United Kingdom police probe auto for clues in Manchester
United Kingdom police probe auto for clues in Manchester

U.S. pop star Ariana Grande , whose concert was targeted in the attack, has arrived in the United Kingdom ahead of a benefit show in Manchester on Sunday. United States pop star Ariana Grande visited young fans injured in the suicide bombing on Friday night. It comes ahead of Grande's all-star benefit concert on Sunday, less than two weeks after...

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  • More than 20ktickets offered for charity baseball game
More than 20ktickets offered for charity baseball game

The shooting, however, has led many to ask if the increasingly nasty public rhetoric helped to fuel the fire that led to the wounding of Rep. Steve Scalise , the House Majority Whip, and four others. The proceeds from the sale of tickets would go to benefit charities, including the Washington Literacy Center, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater ...

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  • Have no option but to attack Indian top order: Mickey Arthur
Have no option but to attack Indian top order: Mickey Arthur

Despite its poor recent record against India , the people of Pakistan have high hopes for their unpredictable team. Imran's teammate and close ally, Javed Miandad said the Champions Trophy final could prove to be the gateway for restoration of bilateral cricket series with India .

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  • Trump obstruction charge is investigated as Texas Tribune polls released
Trump obstruction charge is investigated as Texas Tribune polls released

The comments come amid reports that the special counsel is seeking to interview intelligence officials who reportedly were asked by Trump to help tamp down the notion of any Trump campaign collusion with the Russians. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, had responded Wednesday evening to the Post report by saying: "The FBI leak o...

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  • London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze
London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

And sorrow is quickly turning to anger over whether the building met fire and safety regulations. The horrific fire early Wednesday morning has put increased pressure on May and her senior ministers at a time when her authority has been weakened by an election that saw her Conservative Party lose its majority in Parliament.

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  • Mechanic indicates Alexandria baseball gunman intended to return to Illinois after shooting
Mechanic indicates Alexandria baseball gunman intended to return to Illinois after shooting

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 is in critical condition. "We're just not sure at this time " how he spent his time , he said. Hodgkinson was passionate, waving his arms and speaking in a loud and deep voice, Dauberman said.

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  • United Kingdom plans to offer
United Kingdom plans to offer "very generous" terms for European Union citizens after Brexit

Mr Barnier is due to report back to leaders of the 27 other EU states on Thursday to review progress ahead of a two-day summit of the European Council attended by Theresa May which starts later that day. But the Government signalled it will continue to push back against the Commission's stance by declaring the UK's withdrawal and future relationshi...

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