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Texas Rep. Joe Barton At Virginia Shooting With Son

Sen. Paul said Scalise was hit around 2nd base and that others were also hit. "By definition, (the shooter is) a sicko, so I'm going not leap to policy conclusions just yet". Paul said he looked onto the field from the batting cages and noticed Scalise was " shot but moving" and was "trying to drag himself through the dirt out into the outfield". Lire la suite »

Qui sont les Français qui se sont abstenus au premier tour — Législatives

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En marche vers une victoire écrasante aux législatives. Les titres des quotidiens nationaux de lundi ne laissent aucun doute sur la couleur de la future "chambre bleu Macron" (L'Humanité). Depuis l'entrée en vigueur en 2002 du quinquennat et la coïncidence entre scrutin présidentiel et législatives (le mandat des députés étant de cinq ans), les Français ont aussi tendance à donner mécaniquement une majorité au président tout juste élu. Lire la suite »

Fatalities in London High-Rise Fire

Police commander Stuart Cundy gave the death toll of six but added the figure was likely to rise "during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days". Latymer Christian Centre, the team running another makeshift rescue centre, told the Guardian they have been overwhelmed with donations of food, water and clothes. Lire la suite »

One victim of Virginia shooting identified as Washington food lobbyist

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Based in Springdale, Arkansas, Tyson Foods is one of the world's largest producers of chicken, beef and pork. In a statement, Tyson Foods told the Washington Post, "We're awaiting word on his condition". "We have confirmed that Matt Mika, director-government relations for our Washington, D.C. office, is among those who was shot this morning in Alexandria". Lire la suite »

Top tech firms sign open letter pledging to support the Paris Agreement

The governor, as well as the state's county mayors and state representatives gathered in Honolulu to sign two bills and a mayor's agreement in support of the Paris agreement , according to a press release . Former President Barack Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shake hands as the US formally joins the Paris climate agreement in 2016. Dozens of mayors across the USA have also committed themselves to meeting the terms of the agreement. Lire la suite »

Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally

Trump's remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage he lobbied for and praised , according to the Associated Press . Conservatives like Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have also come out against a slower phase-out of this funding, making a compromise more hard. The comments of House Speaker Paul D. Lire la suite »

6 die in London tower block fire, toll expected to rise

They urged those who had lived at the block to make themselves known at a reception centre that had been set up to deal with the tragedy, to help police account for the blocks residents. Picture confirmed a number of fatalities and that 30 people are being treated in hospital (Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images)Where is Grenfell Tower? It's a question of establishing how many people were in there at the time of the fire'. Lire la suite »

House Majority Whip Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice

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Brooks said a security detail shot back at the active shooter. According to Chief Mike Brown of the Alexandria Police Department, reports of an active shooter was called in at around 7:10 a.m. "I just didn't want her to wake up and hear the news and not know what was going on". "Again, it sounded like there was a rather lengthy gun battle between those Capitol protective detail and the assailant.", Woodruff said. Lire la suite »

Multiple people dead in massive blaze in London

London's mayor Khan said questions needed to be answered over the safety of tower blocks after some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their flats in the event of a fire. "I sat there watching my house burn down and watching people cry for help who couldn't come down, " she said. Many traumatic accounts of the fire and its impact have emerged, including a baby being dropped from the tower. Lire la suite »

Deputy AG defends integrity of Russian Federation probe

It all began with Christopher Ruddy, the chief executive of the conservative Newsmax Media and Trump's friend, suggesting after a visit to the White House that Trump might fire Mueller. Unless Trump comes up with a clinching reason for firing Mueller that is now hard to fathom, it is hard to see how Rosenstein carries out the the order. Lire la suite »

Deadly fire engulfs London tower block

A plume of black smoke stretched for miles (kilometers) across the pale sky after dawn, revealing the blackened, flame-licked wreckage of the building. "People were starting to appear at the windows, frantically banging and screaming", she told London's Evening Standard newspaper. It was fire up, up, up. Lire la suite »

Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

The first set was massive, and the Argentinian's despair was caused by him knowing it was a long way back in the prevailing cool and heavy conditions. Losing that opener on a disputed linecall cut Del Potro deep. Wawrinka will face Italy's Fabio Fognini for a place in the fourth round. "I'm working things out while I'm playing the matches, and that's a really, really important part of my game". Lire la suite »

Facebook to add fundraising option to 'Safety Check'

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Today, the social media giant announced an update to its Safety Check system, which adds a few new features. Now, Facebook is making it more accessible by letting people create a fundraiser, or donate to one, right from Safety Check. This extra note will allow people to add more context to their safety marker and will tag crisis descriptions from NC4. This is why Facebook started displaying a detailed description of the event that triggered the system, courtesy of NC4, a third-party crisis ... Lire la suite »

Louisiana US Congressman Steve Scalise Shot at Baseball Practice in Virginia

Trump praised the "heroic actions" of the Capital Police at the scene. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. He said he grabbed Scalise's phone to call his wife. Brooks said the return fire distracted the gunman until he was downed by the officers. Police are investigating a shooting in Alexandria , Va., a suburb of Washington , D.C., at a baseball field where USA legislators were practicing for an annual congressional baseball game just after 7 a.m. Lire la suite »

London fire: Six dead and death toll expected to rise

Alex Ritson, reporting from London for NPR , says the blaze appeared to start on a lower floor of the building and spread with astonishing speed. One neighbour said he saw people jumping from up to 15 floors up to escape the fire, while there were screams of joy and a relief as a five-year-old girl was pulled from the flames by emergency services. Lire la suite »

Microsoft Details Specs for Xbox One X, Formerly Called Project Scorpio

Although the new console of Microsoft has all the credentials to support VR, the company does not yet seem entirely convinced of this technology, at least outside of the PC environment. Xbox One X is the smallest Xbox ever created which ties in with Xbox One S , the thinner version of the Xbox One . The console uses a process called supersampling that helps the game render at a higher resolution . Lire la suite »

US House postpones most work in wake of baseball field shooting

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Paul said he "wasn't sure where the shots were coming from". Majority Whip Steve Scalise was standing at second base when he was shot, Paul said. "These are fearless men and women and we were really lucky they were there", Paul said. If Scalise hadn't been on the team - unfortunately he was hit, and I hope he does well - but also by him being there, he probably saved everybody else's life. Lire la suite »

Apartment building engulfed in London with people reportedly trapped inside

He said that there were around 50 people helping out at the Latymer Christian Centre. "It's clearly been a devastating fire", he said. He told Sky News: "There was no alarm, there was no bell, there was no sense of urgency". "It's unbearable hearing someone screaming for their lives at #grenfelltower". I saw it engulfed in flames. "The atmosphere here is tense - people are anxious about loved ones and many are coming to the realisation that they have lost their homes". Lire la suite »

Once Again, Senators Try to Cut Off Kamala Harris

Sessions met with Russian officials twice in 2016 prior to the election, but failed to disclose the meetings during his testimony to become Attorney General. Sessions said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein prepared a memo on Comey's performance that "noted some serious problems" with his performance. Lire la suite »

Laura Benanti Brings Her Melania Trump Impression Back to The Late Show

She continued, saying she had been lonely in NY doing whatever she wanted whenever she wanted. "I called it 'my prison of freedom'". "You can look for one, but I can't find one". Besides her toothbrush, the fake Melania held a framed photo of her and Donald in Israel where the hand-swatting incident happened. But now that she's there, she's ready to get to work on her pet cause ("illiteracy?") and be there for the remaining 1,315 days, 11 hours, 55 minutes and 20 seconds of her ... Lire la suite »

Spider-Man: Homecoming confirmed now to be part of a trilogy

For now, Spider-Man seems to have a full schedule until 2021. Considering Tony got Peter onboard, it is his duty to train him for Infinity War , and a prelude to that will be Spider-Man: Homecoming where Peter will test his prowess. The inclusion of the character came after not one, but two Spider-Man franchises fell apart at Sony. The deal between Marvel and Sony may be unprecedented, but so far every indication is that it's going to be a resounding success. Lire la suite »