• Scalise Shooter's Guns Indentified, Determined to Be Legally Purchased
Scalise Shooter's Guns Indentified, Determined to Be Legally Purchased

The man who shot a congressman and four other people Wednesday had apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. Authorities identified the gunman as James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois.

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  • Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election
Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election

Komen Foundation executive in 2012 when the organization sought to cut off its support of Planned Parenthood. The Georgia 6th is an affluent and well-educated district that has elected Newt Gingrich, the former speaker; Johnny Isakson, now Georgia's senior US senator; and most recently Tom Price , who resigned in February to join the adminis...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo To Appear In Court Over Tax Fraud Claims
Cristiano Ronaldo To Appear In Court Over Tax Fraud Claims

But Real Madrid president Perez appeared to defend Ronaldo on Spanish radio on Monday night in a move that will be seen as warding off interest in the player from Manchester United . However club president Florentino Perez disclosed that no offers had been received by Real to tempt Ronaldo away and the club was determined to keep him.

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  • Four Palestinians detained, clashes erupt in West Bank following Jerusalem attack
Four Palestinians detained, clashes erupt in West Bank following Jerusalem attack

The three were identified by police as two men aged 18 or 19 and another man, all from the West Bank. Israeli officials have said the failure to pay for electricity is the result of an internal dispute between Hamas and the PA. Hasan Ankoush said his son was a devout Muslim, who prayed five times a day and joined the non-Jihadi wing of the Islami...

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  • Yoga in life as important as salt in food: PM Modi
Yoga in life as important as salt in food: PM Modi

The yoga mat was wet and slippery and water puddles were all around", 18-year-old student Neha Prakash said. Addressing the huge gathering, PM Narendra Modi said, "Yoga has connected India with the world as it is immensely popular outside the country".

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  • Darjeeling unrest: Indefinite strike called by GJM continues
Darjeeling unrest: Indefinite strike called by GJM continues

With no immediate solution in sight toiron out the logjam between the West Bengal Government and Gorkha outfits over statehood demand, the indefinite strike, sponsored by Bimla Gurung-led GJM, entered the tenth day today crippling life across Darjeeling Hills.

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  • BJP reaches out to more Oppn parties
BJP reaches out to more Oppn parties

And we do not want to tie him down to any caste or region. The much-vaunted opposition unity for the Presidential polls is likely to water down with more parties expected to join the ranks of JD (U) and BSP, which have tilted in favour of NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind .

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  • Armed Forces: Swede missing after attack in Mali
Armed Forces: Swede missing after attack in Mali

Speaking in Luxembourg, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said the two EU staff victims were a Malian woman and a Portuguese man. Two people were killed and two others injured when unidentified militants launched attack at the Kangaba Le Campement resort on the suburb of capital Bamako .

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  • Republican Handel projected to beat Ossoff for Georgia House seat
Republican Handel projected to beat Ossoff for Georgia House seat

All eyes are on District 6 today in the runoff election between Karen Handel and Jon Ossoff as voters and pundits wait for the results to come in. "Democrats from coast to coast threw everything they had at this race, and Karen would not be defeated", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement.

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  • Two Canadians among those sought by USA authorities over attack on protesters
Two Canadians among those sought by USA authorities over attack on protesters

HARI SREENIVASAN: Erdogan responded to the charges, and said the demonstrators were associated with Kurdish militants who've been engaged in a long insurgency against the Turkish government. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Peter Newsham are scheduled to hold a news conference at 11:45 a.m. (1545 GMT) on Thursday to provide...

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  • Trump weighs in as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish
Trump weighs in as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish

House contest in history. The voters in Georgia's Trump-electing 6th District are exactly as educated as the voters in Seattle's Hillary-supporting 7th District. "It's that fighting spirit, that perseverance and tenacity that I will take to Washington", she said on Tuesday night. "This is not the outcome many of us were hoping for", he to...

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  • And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit
And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit

European Union negotiator Michel Barnier and his British counterpart, David Davis , said after the first negotiating session that they were confident of quick progress but that major challenges lie ahead to meet the March 2019 deadline for the U.K.to officially leave the bloc.

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  • Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely
Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely

The U.S. side is expected to press China to cooperate on a further toughening of worldwide sanctions on North Korea. Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will meet in Washington on Wednesday, and one focus will be to target North Korean companies that do business via China, Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton told reporters Monday.

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  • How did Otto Warmbier die?
How did Otto Warmbier die?

FILE- In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, speaks during a news conference at Wyoming. Sentenced to hard labour for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evac...

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  • 150 gather at Minnesota park for Castile rally
150 gather at Minnesota park for Castile rally

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , streamed the immediate aftermath of the shooting on Facebook . "I am so disappointed in the state of Minnesota ". Castiles family claimed he was profiled because of his race, and the shooting renewed concerns about how police officers interact with minorities. We hope they will be held and met with the...

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  • Handel Wins Special Election Runoff in Georgia 6th Congressional District
Handel Wins Special Election Runoff in Georgia 6th Congressional District

Handel's victory keeps in GOP hands a seat that has been Republican for almost four decades, starting with Newt Gingrich in 1979, followed by Johnny Isakson and Tom Price , the latter of whom resigned in February when he was confirmed as the new secretary of health and human services.

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  • Otto Warmbier's family declines autopsy
Otto Warmbier's family declines autopsy

North Korean media, however, said the 22-year-old student's release had been based on a court decision and "on humanitarian grounds". (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). Like student Otto Warmbier , he visited North Korea with a tour group and was taken into custody at the airport when trying to leave. He could not speak or move voluntarily and h...

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  • Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay prime minister
Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

Naradkar, 38, has also become the first gay premier and the youngest person to hold office in the once-staunchly Catholic country of 4.6 million people that only decriminalised homosexuality in 1993 and legalised divorce two years later. On Wednesday afternoon, Varadkar will meet with President Michael D. Higgins to sign the papers that officially ...

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  • Met Office issues amber level 3 health warning for heatwave
Met Office issues amber level 3 health warning for heatwave

The threat of heavy rain and thunder is initially confined to parts of northern England before the threat of severe weather becomes more extensive late Wednesday. "However, many places will likely see little or no impacts". He said: "Quite a heavy belt of thundery showers will be moving eastwards and that behind it will pull in slightly cooler fr...

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  • Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque
Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque

BuzzFeed's James Ball was told by a witness, Abdulrahman Aloudi, that the attacker yelled "kill me, kill me, I want to kill all Muslims". Metropolitan Police deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu said the man who died was already receiving first aid from members of the public and it was not yet known if his death was caused by the attack .

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