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8 killed, 350 houses submerged as floods ravage Mizoram

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In Meghalaya, a Disaster Management Authority official said all districts have been alerted following a warning from the MeT department about heavy rains in the state. Kamrup (Metro) district deputy commissioner M Angamuthu said Guwahati registered an unprecedented rainfall causing wide spread inundation of the entire city on Tuesday. Read More »

Scalise and Others Shot during GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and "saw the shooter". There was no information on the staffer's injuries. "My heart goes out to him, the other victims involved, his family, and the courageous law enforcement officers injured in this tragic incident", state Sen. Read More »

NCCU graduate exchanged gunfire, was injured in congressional shooting

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was suspended for one game by Major League Baseball for making an obscene gesture during Tuesday's game. "He has always loved the Congressional team". "We're awaiting word on his condition", Mickelson said in a statement . The company said in a written statement , "Matt has worked for Tyson Foods for more than six years and we're deeply concerned about him and his family". Read More »

Merkel: EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

We will be hard but fair in our dealings. For Anthony Gardner, the former US ambassador to the E.U. and now a visiting fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute, the sheer difficulties a weakened new government will face could end in the hardest Brexit of all - the negotiating period ending with no agreement. Read More »

Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

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The Intelligence Committee could follow up with written questions on the topics that Sessions declined to address, which would force Trump to decide whether to invoke executive privilege . "Since you discussed his removal, why wouldn't you discuss the reasons?" SESSIONS: I'm not able to be rushed this fast. He disagreed with but did not flatly contradict Comey's account of their interactions over Trump's efforts to talk to the Federal Bureau of Investigation director one-on-one, ... Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Mueller is overseeing the FBI's probe, and the expansion into obstruction of justice occurred days after Trump fired Comey, the Post said. In a letter to Comey informing him of his termination, Trump wrote that he was acting on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but days later expressed that the decision was his own and that he was thinking about the Russian Federation investigation when it was made. Read More »

Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

Mr Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Comey testified before the Senate intelligence committee last week and confirmed that he gave Mueller the memos he wrote detailing his interactions with Trump ahead of his firing. Read More »

How anti-Trump gunman was killed in shootout

The team was taking batting practice when a gunshot rang out and chaos erupted, lawmakers on the scene said . The hospital said he was shot in the left hip, after which "the bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding". Read More »

Virginia shooter spent time in Quad Cities

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Hodgkinson opened fire with a rifle, striking House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others early Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia. Indeed he was that, for Hodgkinson implored Democrat senators to filibuster Neal Gorsuch's confirmation, impeach Trump, and "tax the rich". "It's time to destroy Trump & Co". Read More »

E3 2017: PS4 Sales Exceed 60 Million Worldwide

Shadow of the Colossus already got a remastered version on the Playstation 3, after the game came out on the Playstation 2 back in 2005, where it won critical acclaim and put Team ICO on the map. Furthermore, Sony states it has over 70 million monthly active users the world over as of the end of March 2017 with 26.4 million paid PS Plus subscribers. Read More »

Comey Bolsters Case for Obstruction of Justice by Trump

Iohannis offered support for Trump's position Friday, saying to Trump, "I'm very glad that due to your strong leadership North Atlantic Treaty Organisation made a decision to go against terrorism". WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave more than two hours of sometimes heated testimony to Congress, with Democrats demanding details of matters including conversations with President Donald Trump , interactions with the Russian ambassador and the firing of FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

MedStar Washington said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that Scalise "was critically injured and remains in critical condition ". During the five-minute video, you can see members of the GOP baseball team scurrying for cover. "Dorothy and I are shocked and deeply saddened by this frightful act of violence against members of Congress, law enforcement and other innocent people who were simply enjoying an early morning baseball practice". Read More »

Donald Trump being investigated for obstruction of justice

In closely-watched congressional testimony, Sessions angrily denounced allegations he acted improperly during meetings with Russian officials - or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by members of the Trump campaign team. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, now running the Russian Federation show since Sessions recused himself, told another committee he wouldn't be pressured to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller without good cause, yet another signal from a Trump administration ... Read More »

US Fed raises benchmark interest rate for third consecutive quarter

In a move widely expected by markets, the Federal Reserve has increased rates for the second time this year by a further 25bps, and has indicated it is still planning to raise them once more in 2017, despite weaker economic data. Those figures would rise in increments over a year until they reached $30 billion a month in Treasurys and $20 billion in mortgage bonds. Inflation was expected to be at 1.7 percent by the end of this year, down from the 1.9 percent previously forecast. Read More »

Five victims in shooting at US Congress baseball practice

Five people were shot Wednesday morning , including Majority Whip Steve Scalise , shattering a sense of security on Capitol Hill. "Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". The couple brought two large bouquets of white flowers for the injured lawmaker's wife, as well as for Crystal Griner, a US Capitol Police officer also wounded in the gun attack. Read More »

Party will remain in "permanent campaign mode", Corbyn tells jubilant MPs

The Labour leader received huge cheers and applause as he told his party they were now the "government in waiting" and must "remain in permanent campaign mode" in anticipation of a second general election. Today's meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party comes after Prime Minister Theresa May met members of the 1922 Committee - the Tories' equivalent - on Monday. Read More »

GST Row: The law will erode special status of JK, says KCCI

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Rather also said that the public should have been aware of GST nearly two years before implementing the law but the government has failed to do so and are informing people in the final hour. "I am unable to understand that how the Finance Minister can safeguard the special status of the state after implementing this law", he said. "Few state ministers are in league with authorities in Nagpur and are being lured to implement GST in state", the statement read. Read More »

SC terminal evacuated after "potential threat" - Coast Guard

Wednesday and traveled from NY. The vessel, according to an emailed release from the Coast Guard, stated that the agency learned of the potential threat at 8 p.m. A unified command has been established to oversee an coordinated response, according to Coast Guard officials. A dirty bomb is composed of conventional explosives and radioactive material. Read More »

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital treating hurt congressman

Then, after a pause, the gunshots came in quick succession and the horror unfolded in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, home to many federal workers, lawyers and lobbyists who commute across the river to Washington. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. "If Scalise wouldn't have 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". Read More »

Rep. Brooks, others emerge as heroes after Alexandria shooting

And I was lying on the ground with two or three others as gunfire continues. "At the same time, I hear Steve Scalise over near second base scream". Most U.S. Congressmen don't have security, but Congressman Scalise does have a security detail because of his senior position in the House leadership. Read More »

Who is James T. Hodgkinson, identified as GOP baseball practice shooter?

Witnesses said Hodgkinson forced his way into the home looking for his daughter and grabbed her by the hair when he found her upstairs, according to a police narrative on file with St. The 66-year-old ran a home inspection business in IL. Laid back, rough around the edges. Police said they had a suspect in custody. In July 2012, Hodgkinson , citing MSNBC's left-leaning host Rachel Maddow, wrote that a relative handful of wealthy people are chiefly responsible for funding Republican ... Read More »

Microsoft will officially allow you to run Xbox games on PC

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But even at $499, Xbox One X isn't funneling fat cash into Microsoft's pockets. However, it looks like it won't be able to run all games in true native 4K resolutions as the company claimed. "We don't have the deep catalog of games on PC that we do on console , so I've had some pushback from the marketing team that, well it wouldn't necessarily be the best feature right now, because we won't have enough games, but I just want to start". Read More »

Children thrown to safety in London

Grenfell Tower is believed to house between 400 and 600 people. Witnesses said they heard screams for help as the fire stormed through the floors, trapping residents who could be seen from windows flashing their cell phone lights in hopes of being rescued. Read More »