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Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack


Congressman Steve Pearce tweets he was also at the game, and was not injured. Two Capitol Hill police officers were hospitalised after the incident but it was not clear if both were wounded by gunfire. Steve Scalise, R-La., on Wednesday night. CBN News hosted a special time of prayer for the victims of the shooting. "I'm seeing shots skipping off of the warning track", he said. Read More »

Why Britain Still Doesn't Have a New Government Confirmed

Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce has not changed, but May has recognized that a broader consensus needs to be built for Brexit and has made clear she would listen to all wings of the party on the issue. Read More »

Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Mr Mueller , a widely respected former head of the FBI , has now taken up the angle of possible efforts by Mr Trump to obstruct justice in the investigation, the Post said . Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) suggested it could lead Congress to re-establish an independent counsel statute and reappoint Mueller. I met Mueller only once, when he was assistant attorney general for the criminal division. Read More »

Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting


Congress isn't exactly popular or highly productive these days, but as bullets rained down on the normally placid legislators practicing baseball on Wednesday, a few Republicans found their inner badass. Rand Paul, who was also present, extolled the bravery of those same Capitol Police officers who ended up in a firefight with Hodgkinson. No other deaths have been reported from the shooting. Read More »

Washington Post reports special prosecutor investigating obstruction of justice

The NSA said in a statement that it will "fully cooperate with the special counsel", and declined to comment further. Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, denied Trump ever told Comey he needed and expected his loyalty. Soon after, Trump spoke to Coats and Rogers about the Russian Federation investigation. Trump wanted to get rid of the special prosecutor because Mueller is investigating him. Read More »

London tower block fire: At least 12 dead, number expected to rise

British media reported that residents had become trapped in the upper floors and were desperately screaming for help as the fire spread through the building. "Most of the people I could see were Muslim". Police received report of the fire at the building at 1:16 a.m. local time (0016 GMT). "I could hear the people screaming "help me", and nothing could be done. Read More »

Trump Under Investigation For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Mueller, "he has no intention to do so", the White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Tuesday after a day of speculation over Mr. The Trump Organisation has said it will donate profits from customers representing foreign governments to the US Treasury but will not require such customers to identify themselves. Read More »

Here's the full version of the Super Mario Odyssey trailer theme

Nintendo revealed the game back in January , complete with a trailer of Mario moving through a 3D sandbox-style set of worlds with different art styles. The biggest surprise was Rocket League - the multi-award winning auto football game that has a cult following - will arrive on the Switch this year . Read More »

White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller III. The initial investigation focused exclusively on potential Russian hacking in the 2016 election and whether any Trump surrogates - like former National Security Adviser Gen. Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people familiar with the probe said. This immediately led to the "Saturday Night Massacre" with the resignations of the Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus on ... Read More »

Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

On the Republican side, frontrunner Ed Gillespie , a moderate Washington insider, is trying to fend off under-funded but spirited campaigns from avid Trump supporter Corey Stewart and state Sen. So far this year, 54 Democratic candidates committed to contesting 66 Republican-held House seats - a huge increase over 2015, when only 28 Democrats ran for 67 Republican seats. Read More »

Judge orders continuation in Penn State frat pledge death preliminary hearing

Graphic video footage of the night Piazza died was shown for the first time in court Monday. At about 10 a.m., fraternity members found the 19-year-old in the basement lying on his back, breathing heavily and with blood on his face. Meanwhile, the party appeared to go on, as people came and went, some looking concerned about his condition while others seemed to take no notice. At about 3:50 a.m. Read More »

E3 2017: VR Game 'Star Child' Receives Trailer


When your escort mission goes wrong and results in the President's assassination, a country threatens to tear itself apart...and your team along with it. There was also Moss , produced by Gunfire Games. Star Child was announced with a short trailer during Sony's E3 press conference - a slew of brand new titles was announced for Sony's virtual reality (VR) platform, Star Child being just one of many. Read More »

United States citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material

Foreign detainees in North Korea have previously recanted confessions, saying they were made under pressure. His parents say he's on a Medivac flight on his way home. The news surfaced after the flamboyant retired NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman - a former contestant on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" reality show - flew to Pyongyang to resume his quixotic quest to broker detente between his United States homeland and Kim Jong-Un's authoritarian regime. Read More »

Brexit 'Talks About Talks' Get Under Way in Brussels

Unless the government in London convinces the European Union 27 to agree to continue talks with the United Kingdom beyond March 2019, Britain will automatically crash out of the bloc without a deal that specifies the terms of its divorce. Read More »

Gunman dead after wounding top Republican

Indeed, he seemed linked to some anti-GOP groups. Republican Mike Bishop, from MI, said Mr Scalise was at second base when he was shot . Alexandria police said a suspect in the shooting was in custody. Various sources have identified the now deceased gunman as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL. Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington also commented on Twitter about her reaction to the violence, indicating she was devastated by the shooting. Read More »

Tory talks with the DUP are 'going well' so far

May hopes with the backing of the DUP her Conservatives will again command the majority they lost in last week's election. During the election campaign, May had used the "coalition of chaos" phrase to describe what a victory for Labour would look like. Read More »

Xbox One X: Microsoft's Gaming Comeback or Just Another PS4 Pro?


Expect to see other devs to echo the same impressive results, especially with games that are built on DirectX 12. It was possible that allowing gamers to play visually enhanced versions of Xbox One games on the most powerful version of the console would encourage them to make the jump to the beefier hardware, suggested Mr Jackson. Read More »

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice


The gunman, identified by law enforcement as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, was shot dead by police. Police say Hodgkinson was carrying an assault weapon similar to an M-4 rifle and a handgun in the attack. Davis, who was at bat at the time of the shooting, said he hopes Wednesday marks a turning point in how lawmakers engage in the future. Mr Brooks said he saw Mr Scalise dragging himself off the field, leaving a trail of blood. Read More »

Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel Robert Mueller in Russia Probe

One thing from the outset that was clear is that Sessions is fighting to "defend my honor against scurrilous and false allegations ". In a tense session of the Senate committee, members grilled Sessions on a series of issues, including conversations he had with Trump and his role in Comey's departure as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Wounded Congressman Scalise needs several more surgeries, hospital says

I feel like it happened to one of us", Rudiger said. Obviously, Larry Hardy and I and others were down on the field laying down flat hoping not to get hit. Falisa Peoples was just leaving the YMCA next to the ball field when she saw the shooter open fire . And, what ran through my mind was, 'Why would anybody be trying to shoot birds at six o'clock in the morning?' Lawmakers took cover in the dugout. Read More »

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Barton said he was near first base and the dugout when shots rang out. "He was dragging his body from the second base infield to the outfield to get away from the shooter while all this firing was going on", he said. Trump praised the "heroic actions" of the Capital Police at the scene. Vice President Mike Pence tweeted - "Karen & I are praying for @ SteveScalise , the Capitol Police, & all hurt for a speedy recovery". Read More »

Apple launches ARkit development platform at WWDC 2017


The best features of the forthcoming iOS 11 , a 10.5 inch iPad Pro and enhanced MacBook and iMac computers. Apple says it's giving more emphasis to sound quality, not just smarts. One thing to note is that these features may come with iterative updates or be limited to later hardware . So if your favourite app stops working when iOS 11 is released, you should probably blame the person who built it, rather than Apple . Read More »

Scotland will be independent by 2025, says Sturgeon


They've lied to people - this is a straight fight between Labour and the SNP and anyone who says it's not doesn't know anything about this constituency. This was a shambolic performance from a clueless Prime Minister. Ms Sturgeon said she expects to be "judged" on her education pledge at the next Holyrood election, arguing her party was taking action. Read More »