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Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

T. Hodgkinson, a resident of IL. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, with Rep. Sen. Sanders says suspected shooter reportedly volunteered on his campaign: "I am sickened by this despicable act.I condemn this action". Brooks says Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a podiatrist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, used scissors to cut Scalise's trousers to get to his wound. They shot the shooter. Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives heated testimony


Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony and refusal to answer questions posed to him by the members of the Senate Intelligence Committee was "deeply troubling", Sen. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) was all about business as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, confronting his Democratic colleagues about the progress of the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

At least 3 people injured in San Francisco shooting


PT, advising local residents to shelter in place. San Francisco police confirmed a shooting at the facility in the Potrero Hill neighbourhood but didn't release information on injuries or the shooter. Chaplin said that although the suspect was wearing a UPS uniform, investigators have yet to confirm he was an employee. Neighbors said they heard up to eight rapid gunshots. Read More »

UPS says Employee Shot, Injured 4 at San Francisco Center


The gunman had recently been fired from the facility. UPS confirmed there was a shooting incident involving four employees within its facility. The shooting was reported Wednesday morning at a distribution center in the Potrero Hill neighborhood, police said. Read More »

Cabinet approves interest subvention scheme for farmers


The interest subvention will be given to public and private banks, cooperative banks and regional rural banks on the use of own funds and to the National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for refinance to these rural and cooperative banks. Read More »

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller investigation

Ruddy, for his part, did not claim he met with Trump during his visit to the West Wing on Monday. Rosenstein said he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. James Mattis, run America's wars. Now Mr. Gingrich has been joined in this chorus by a Trump confidant and golf-buddy, the President of Newsmax, who says the President is contemplating firing Mueller. Read More »

Paul Ryan: 'We are united'


One memory Ryan said should be kept is that of his Democratic colleagues joining in prayer for Republican members at their own practice Wednesday morning in northeast Washington. "We may have our differences but we do well in times like these that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all they love our country", said Trump , speaking from the White House's Diplomatic Room. Read More »

Over 200 London firefighters battle North Kensington blaze in 27-story high-rise

Police commander Stuart Cundy gave the death toll of 12 but added the figure was likely to rise "during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days". When no one came to help, she made a decision to escape on her own. She only learned of the fire when a neighbor called her. The tragic fire at Grenfell Tower could and should have been prevented thanks to the lessons of a similar disaster in the capital eight years' ago, a leading fire expert has told the AJ. Read More »

Macron rivals warn against parliamentary monopoly

The final results will be confirmed next Sunday after the second round of voting. The Republicans and their allies fared better, but with just shy of 22 percent of the vote, they were a distant second to Macron's. The party leader, Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, lost the Paris seat he had held for 20 years. Pollsters estimated that Macron's camp could end up with as many as 450 seats - and that the opposition in parliament would be fragmented as well as small. Read More »

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'


Asked to comment on Trump's remarks about the House measure, Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said , "Congressional Republicans, with President Trump's support, are working to repeal and replace this bad Obamacare law that is harming Americans". Read More »

Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity


If not for the presence of the U.S. Capitol Police officers, authorities say, the toll could have been much worse when a heavily armed gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball practice just outside Washington early Wednesday. "Please pray for my colleagues", Mr Duncan said. Lawmakers, staff members and even the young son of one of the members ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences to avoid the gunshots. Read More »

Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For The Fourth Time Since 2015


The Fed, as expected , raised its benchmark rate to a range between 1 percent and 1.25 percent, citing the continued strength of job growth and dismissing, for now, the renewed weakness of inflation . The bigger issue is the soaring total for the nation as a whole: $1.4 trillion in student borrowing. It forecasts 2.1 percent real GDP growth in 2018. Read More »

Suspect identified in shooting of Rep. Scalise on Va. baseball field


It provided no further details about him. The shooting took place around 7 a.m. ET during a baseball practice for Republican members of Congress at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray area of Alexandria . U.S. Rep. Roger Williams of Texas said his aide, Zack Barth, was among those who were shot . The man calmly asked which party's lawmakers were practising and Mr Duncan told him they were the Republicans. Read More »

Huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block, people injured


The tower block was recently refurbished at a cost of £8.7 million, with the exterior of the 1970s-built tower modernised, with cladding and replacement windows, while additional homes were added using vacant space in the building. The BBC reported that a political deal between the government of Prime Minister Theresa May and a small Northern Irish party could be delayed because of the aftermath of the fire. Read More »

British and Irish Lions: Warren Gatland frets over scrum officiating


Elliot Daly missed with a late, long-range effort for the Lions . What a massive hole his absence leaves in Gatland's planning. The first Test between the All Blacks and the Lions is at Eden Park on Saturday week. "If you switch off for a fraction of a second, they take advantage of you". Fast and edgy and unrelenting, that is how they play the game down in the southern hemisphere. Read More »

Every Record LeBron James Broke In The NBA Finals

Wade, beloved for bringing the first title to the Heat before the Big Three era had arrived, was the MVP of the 2006 NBA Finals while averaging 34.7 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists in a six-game series win over Dallas. "I'm ready to do it again". On Monday night, the Warriors won the NBA Finals with a 129-120 win against the Cavaliers, but it was Kevin Durant's mother, Wanda Durant , who stole the show in the celebrations afterward. Read More »

New York's Public Theater will not apologize for Trump-inspired "Julius Caesar"


Shakespeare's political masterpiece has never felt more contemporary. Serious question, when does "art" become political speech & does that change things? In the play, an actor playing Caesar but dressed as Trump (complete with a Slavic-accented Calpurnia, who bears a striking resemblance to Trump's wife Melania) is stabbed to death in the third act, mimicking a Trump assassination. Read More »

Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

A huge plume of smoke wafted across the London skyline and left a burned-out hulk in the working class, multi-ethnic neighborhood. Witnesses said they could see lights flashing at the top of the block - believed to be mobile phones - with residents desperately shouting for help. Read More »

Upcoming iPhones to have wireless charging, waterproofing


The prospect of improved waterproofing tech is interesting, given Apple's previous ambiguity in the area. Hwang was talking about the increased complexity of manufacturing over previous iPhone generations, and since right now Wistron only makes the iPhone SE , it's probable that the waterproofing he's referring to is the same level of water resistance that the iPhone 7 has. Read More »

Mbappé et Dembélé vont "nourrir la réflexion" de Deschamps — France-Angleterre


Pour un drôle de match , décidément. Avant de ranger les crampons et de partir en vacances, les Bleus avaient un dernier rendez-vous pour tenter de faire oublier cette défaite face à la Suède (1-2). Il a fait son apparition à la pause, alors que les Cafeteros menaient de deux buts , avec une réalisation et une passe décisive de James Rodriguez. Percutant mais brouillon dans ses derniers gestes, le troisième s'est offert le mot de la fin, buteur décisif d'une frappe croisée bien sentie ... Read More »

Israeli protesters call for end to 50-year occupation of Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demanded that the Palestinians, who view prisoners as national heroes, stop paying stipends to them and their families, and US lawmakers have warned that Palestinian funding could be cut off unless Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas halts the practice. Read More »

Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno

The north Kensington tower resembled a giant blazing chimney with smoke billowing against the skyline at dawn, spreading ash, smoke and debris around. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said several other people also were hit, including two law enforcement officers. More than 200 firefighters worked through the night and were still finding pockets of fire inside later in the day. Read More »

Kids tossed from windows to escape London high-rise blaze

London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said in a statement that "firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire". Our hearts go out to the victims and survivors of this frightful incident. "I am sad to confirm that we now know there have been fatalities and more than 50 people have been taken to hospitals", Khan said in a statement. Read More »