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MLB's Cubs draft son of shooting victim


Singleton, who was thrust into the national spotlight when his mother was one of nine people killed in the Emanuel AME Church shooting, just finished his junior season with the Buccaneers. I'm the person that I am because of you. "It was something we talked about a lot: Use it the right way, but always let baseball be fun". "It's a tremendous opportunity for him", Ward said. Read More »

Australian PM pokes fun at Trump in leaked audio


The relationship between Mr Turnbull and the US President got off to a rocky start when the PM and Mr Trump discussed the deal the Obama administration struck with Canberra to take hundreds of refugees from Nauru and Manus Island. roast" - on 3AW this afternoon. Of course, it's not the first time Trump has been impersonated for comedy. "We've got to have a laugh, you've got to lighten up. Read More »

Kerry says USA climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout

Throgmorton said nothing new will come out of the letters in terms of new ordinances or resolutions, but they reaffirm initiatives the council has put forth, such as creating a climate action steering committee and setting a goal to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Read More »

Pakistani PM to appear before panel probing graft charges


The prime minister and his children deny any wrongdoing. The JIT has to complete the Panama leaks investigation within two months, as directed by the Supreme Court . Upon his arrival at the judicial academy, the prime minister was accompanied by the Punjab Chief Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Hamza Shahbaz and Pervez Rasheed. Read More »

Minecraft Update to Add Cross-Platform Play

The feature will initially launch with four servers - Lifeboat , Mineplex , InPVP , and CubeCraft , but Stone said more will follow. But more will come later. Speaking with Time, Executive Producer Jesse Merriam said, "Our goal is always to bring every Minecraft player together". The Xbox 360 and Wii U editions still remain separate for now. Read More »

Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples

A total of 2,865 British people became citizens of Germany in 2016 because of the European Union referendum. 'The link to Brexit seems clear, ' said Ostatistics. Brits who apply for German citizenship while the United Kingdom is still in the European Union can keep both of their passports, but those who wait until after Brexit may not be able to do the same. Read More »

What We Know About The Suspect In GOP Baseball Practice Shooting

Hodgkinson has a record of arrests on relatively minor charges, including failing to obtain electrical permits, driving under the influence and resisting a police office, according to the paper. Three years earlier, Hodgkinson served as an independent contractor on a county weatherization program. "The next thing I remember was somebody on the field yelling 'Run, he's got a gun'". Read More »

Turkey slams Arab countries for isolating Qatar


The decision has come following Saudi Arabia's insistence for Islamabad to take a clear position on the gulf crisis. But Saudi wants Pakistan to side with the kingdom, it said. Meanwhile, the diplomatic problems continue to affect Qatar-based Al Jazeera , and where the problems started. The crisis has put Turkey in a hard position as it views Qatar as one of its chief allies in the region, but Ankara also seeks to avoid damaging relations with Saudi Arabia and other Arab states. Read More »

Kathleen Parker: Boy Scout Comey is no match for The Donald


Comey was leading that probe. But it could leave the president in a perilously weak political position not yet five months into his term. "A president can not communicate effectively if their trust tank is full of holes and credibility has leaked out all over the political landscape", said Matthew Dowd, who served as chief strategist for President George W. Read More »

Qatar signs $12 bn deal to buy F-15 jets from US

Qatar also hosts around 10,000 US troops, as well as the forward headquarters of the military's Central Command that's conducting air campaigns in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. "A few such incidents have been reported from Jebel Ali and Krishnapatnam ports", EEPC India said. He said they would broadly address the three areas of support for terrorism, meddling in the internal affairs of these countries and attacks through Qatari-owned media platforms. Read More »

Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing many delays


Pictures from the scene show hundreds of people who have been told to stay outside for a few hours. Roads around the airport are gridlocked with cars and buses unable to drop people off because of the huge number of passengers waiting to get in. Read More »

Ubisoft E3 2017 conference recap

Next up was Assassins Creed Origins , we saw a little more gameplay and got a brief explanation on the history of the game. Next up was confirmation of another poorly-kept secret: Assassin's Creed: Origins . Another interesting new IP from Ubisoft was Starlink: Battle for Atlas . You purchase ships and attachments and attach them to your controller while exploring multiple planets and taking on a demonic like enemy presence that threatens all life. Read More »

Walters and O'Neill criticise ref for decisions that cost Ireland


Derby's Cyrus Christie is set to start for Ireland at right-back in the absence of injured skipper Seamus Coleman . Wes Hoolahan was also introduced and nearly created Ireland's equaliser when he crossed from the right and Austrian full-back Stefan Lainer nearly turned the ball into his own net but the keeper was alert with 20 minutes remaining. Read More »

Trump Visits Lawmaker Recovering From Shooting at Baseball Practice in Virginia


Paul says he couldn't clearly see the shooter. Fleischmann said her husband has security sometimes, but not always. "It's disgusting. I've never experienced anything like that". He credits capitol police assigned to Scalise's security detail for containing the damage. Tim Slater of the FBI which is now leading the investigation said that it is "too early to tell whether anyone was targeted". Read More »

Hospital says Rep. Steve Scalise needs more operations


In a televised statement from the White House, Trump called for people to come together and commended the injured officers. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", Trump said , his tone somber, America's acrimonious politics set aside for the moment. Read More »

Le Qatar remercie la France et dénonce des mesures " iniques "

Amnesty International a averti samedi que, en appliquant de telles mesures drastiques, Ryad et ses alliés "jouaient" avec la vie de milliers d'habitants du Golfe, séparant des familles et détruisant les moyens de subsistance et d'éducation d'une partie de la population. Read More »

The Original Xbox's Ungainly Controller is Making a Comeback For Xbox One

Scorpio was also a cooler name than Xbox One X and probably would've helped sales. The company's intent with the Xbox One X is to target those gamers with 4K TVs , as well as playing 4K Blu-Ray disks. Spencer touted his console's superior GPU , CPU , RAM, and while those are facts, it is also a fact that Xbox One S is nowhere in the same league as PlayStation 4 Pro . Read More »

Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction

That changed after Mr Comey was sacked last month, claim five officials who spoke anonymously to the Washington Post . The investigation had previously been focused on Russian interference, as well as any evidence of financial crimes within the Trump circle, according to the Washington Post . Read More »

Ex-Congresswoman Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting


Loughner, who is serving life in prison, had posted several online ramblings about politics before he shot Giffords, a Democrat, although in the end no clear motive emerged. Barber said he was thinking about his former colleagues in Congress, especially House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and his family. "As all of us here have known, and as people all throughout the nation are witnessing, Gabby Giffords is a fighter, " Scalise said at the time. Read More »

Golfe : Moscou appelle au dialogue entre le Qatar et ses voisins

Des progrès ont été accomplis pour résoudre la crise entre le Qatar et ses voisins du Golfe, a assuré mardi une porte-parole de la diplomatie américaine, Heather Nauert, après une rencontre entre le secrétaire d'Etat Rex Tillerson et son homologue saoudien Adel al-Jubeir. Read More »

How Capitol Hill came together in the wake of a shooting

The White House said shortly after the shooting that President Donald Trump had spoken with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, injured Rep. Congressman Rodney Davis told CNN he was at bat at the time, and Scalise was in the field at second base. A witness outside the Alexandria, Virginia ballpark where five people were shot Wednesday captured dramatic video of the attack on his cell phone. Read More »

Cosby's Lawyer Attacks 1 Accuser As Sex Assault Trial Opens


Specifically, testimony revealed Constand initially told detectives she had limited phone contact with Cosby after the alleged incident, however, phone records showed she had called him 53 times. "I felt that if I had gone to police, Mr. Cosby would retaliate and try to hurt me, that he would try to hurt me and my family in some way", Constand said. Read More »