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Iran's Khamenei: US Is 'Source of Instability' in Mideast


Mr Zarif also accused President Trump of showing a lack of sympathy after the Islamic State struck terror in Tehran , Iran. Speaking at the opening of the Oslo Forum in Norway, Minister Zarif referred to recent remarks by Saudi officials that foreshadowed the recent terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital, Tehran , and called those remarks a "direct threat and very risky provocation" by Riyadh. Read More »

Collins Says He'll Carry Firearm After Shooting, Cites 'Outrageous' Rhetoric

Some Republicans, though, said the toxic political climate and anti-Trump rhetoric of Democrats are to blame for the violence. "Some people react to things like that. In a statement posted to his account at 1:17 p.m., Collins appeared to temper his earlier sentiments, saying that "i$3 t's time for all of us, including myself, to tone down our rhetoric and recognize that we are all of one country and all proud Americans". Read More »

Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'


Scalise was shot in the hip and is already out of surgery. Five people were taken from the scene to hospitals, Alexandria's police chief, Michael Brown, told reporters. "We are united", he said to House members. Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to determine a motive in the shooting or whether the attack was an attempted political assassination. Read More »

US Republican House Whip, aides shot in Virginia

Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana knew there were hazards in public service long before he was shot Wednesday morning at a congressional team baseball practice. Members described Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards away from second base, where he had been playing, and lying there until the shooter was neutralized, at which point some of them ran to assist him and apply pressure to the wound until he could be evacuated. Read More »

Trump ready to testify under oath about Comey

I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance. " I didn't say that ", Trump interrupted. You suggested he didn't tell the truth in everything he said . If they do, they asked that copies of the materials be provided to the panel by June 23. I hardly know the man. He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over M Flynn's contacts with Moscow's ambassador. Read More »

Neighbor heard shots, saw UPS drivers running


KCBS Radio reported that the shooter, a male believed to be a UPS driver, was taken into custody and was being transported to the hospital. All of his victims were also drivers, he told the Reuters news agency. They walked away calmly with emergency vehicles nearby and gathered nearby outside a restaurant. Uniformed UPS employees are being led out in a line by officers next to a highway. Read More »

Shooting Highlights Role Of Capitol Police


Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois. "Nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill police", Paul said on CNN . "I am thankful that the shooter was apprehended by law enforcement quickly, and his deadly intentions were not fully realized". Read More »

What Is The Congressional Baseball Game?


Flesichmann, who was still wearing his practice clothes and a UT hat, went on to tell ABC News that he did not see the gunman and that he credits Capitol Police and other responding officers for keeping the situation under control. Matt Rudiger, a 45-year-old salesman who was at a Metairie, Louisiana, coffee shop near Scalise's district office, said the shooting "really hit close to home" because he and Scalise both graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie. Read More »

Massive Fire At London Apartment Tower Leaves Several Dead

The Grenfell House in west London had succumbed to a fire incident which broke out in the early hours of Wednesday ( today ). A witness, Samira Lamrani, told the British Press Association a baby was thrown from a 9th or 10th floor window and caught by a bystander. Read More »

Emotional court scene as video of black man's shooting shown


Prosecutors say video footage shows he'd tossed it before the shooting. An officer who witnessed Dominique Heaggan-Brown shooting 23-year-old Sylville Smith after a foot chase will be taking the stand to testify about the August 13 shooting, which sparked riots in a predominantly black neighborhood where it occurred. Read More »

5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Sessions , a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said in his opening statement that it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or participated in any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

12 morts selon un nouveau bilan — Incendie à Londres

Alors qu'on craignait un risque d'effondrement, la cheffe de la London Fire Dany Cotton a déclaré à la presse que l'immeuble était stabilisé mais qu'une équipe d'ingénieurs était en train d'inspecter la structure. "Il est trop tôt pour spéculer sur les causes de l'incendie", a-t-il ajouté. Le feu s'est propagé extrêmement vite. Selon plusieurs témoins le feu serait parti du quatrième étage de la tour avant de se propager très rapidement à l'ensemble de l'édifice. Read More »

UPS says San Francisco shooter was an employee


Police declared the scene contained about 90 minutes later. San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin said four people are dead, including the gunman, who shot himself when confronted by police. The shooting took place when the Republican Congressional Baseball Team was practicing and the unidentified gunman opened fire around the YMCA on East Monroe Street in Alexandria. Read More »

5 key takeaways from Attorney General Jeff Sessions's testimony


Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Kislyak, Mr. Cramer said, and in particular their possible encounter at the Mayflower . "I didn't have any formal meeting with him", the attorney general said later in the hearing. Read More »

Lankford: Trump's Flynn Comments to Comey Had a 'Light Touch'

Kasowitz is zeroing in on Comey's testimony before the Senate intelligence committee in which he said he made a decision to ask Columbia law school Professor Daniel Richman to leak contents of his memos detailing talks with Trump . The President last formally took questions on May 18, when he held a bilateral news conference - similar to the one that will happen Friday - with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Read More »

Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4


For the sixth game in a row, Porcello allowed at least eight hits, and the Yankees cruised to an 8-0 victory. Out of the No. 9 hole, Chris Carter clubbed a three-run homer to highlight a four-run fourth inning against Boston right-hander Rick Porcello , the reigning AL Cy Young award victor. Read More »

Gunman Opens Fire on GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

Meehan, who told reporters Scalise's security detail consists of two people and they usually sit in the stands on the first base side, said he had never felt unsafe there before. 3 job of House whip several years ago. "And then he shot again and I started running in and I saw Scalise go down". Five people were medically transported from the scene at Simpson Park in Alexandria, shortly after the 7 a.m. Read More »

Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russia for meddling

The Palestinian Authority has long paid prisoners and their families, but the issue has become more prominent as Israel has pressed President Trump to demand Palestinians end the policy. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he'd seen no signs the Palestinian Authority had changed its policy. "Israel is unaware of any change of Palestinian policy", said the second official. Read More »

Teens in Paris Accidentally Spend 3 Days With 6M Dead

Two teenagers in Paris were rescued from a three-day ordeal after getting lost in the pitch-black, bone-lined catacombs under the city's streets. It is not clear when or how the alarm was raised, but police launched their rescue effort three days later. Read More »