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Man killed by deputy wanted for shooting at man a day prior


Saturday afternoon. One of two passengers in Williams' SUV was wounded by gunfire. Police said the victim stated Williams fired additional shots at him from the rifle hitting his vehicle before running away. Sheriff's officials say another deputy was attempting to stop Williams for a traffic violation when Williams drove up a curb along the busy lakefront and was shot by the deputy who was on foot. Read More »

Attacker with Rifle Wounds GOP Leader


He also had an active presence on social media, including posts that Reuters described as "raged against Republican U.S. President Donald Trump ". Charges in that case were dismissed. Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican , said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". Read More »

Russia's Putin says protests should not be used as provocation

An annual fixture on Putin's calendar, the televised question-and-answer session is carefully choreographed, and mainly features Russians asking the president to help with local issues. "I think it's better not to touch anything", he said. However, Stone went on to say he had to be polite and respectful and that Putin knew he would give him a fair hearing. Read More »

After baseball ambush, lawmakers question role of rhetoric in the violence


Earlier in the day, a man opened fire on Congressional Republicans as they were practicing for the upcoming baseball game. "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these courageous public servants, he has been advised that there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols", he said in response to a question. Read More »

Former UVA student charged with rape of another student


Afterward, Baril and the woman left the bar and walked to his apartment. He then forcefully pushed her onto the bed and sexually assaulted her, Pather said, leaving bites to her lip and breast, as well as bruises to her chin and arm. Baril's family is well-established in Virginia Republican politics. She declined to comment after the hearing or identify herself to The Washington Post . Read More »

Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17

The fire service said rescuers did not expect to find any more survivors in the smouldering ruins of Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington. The Grammy victor, 29, and husband Simon Konecki were photographed at the scene of the deadly flames that engulfed the 24-story apartment tower in the affluent Notting Hill neighborhood. Read More »

Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

The Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency concluded in a report declassified in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign not just to undermine confidence in the United States electoral system but to affect the outcome. Read More »

Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days


In Moscow , Navalny set the stage for a confrontation with the police by insisting that demonstrators ignore the officially sanctioned venue and gather instead on Tverskaya Street, the main boulevard leading toward the Kremlin and Red Square. Read More »

Trump investigated for obstruction

However, Sessions refused to say whether he ever spoke with Trump about firing Comey. It stands to reason that the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing would now be at the center of Mueller's query. It is believed that allegations of Trump's obstruction of justice relate to his attempts to encourage Comey to drop an investigation into Mike Flynn, who was forced to resign as Trump's national security adviser earlier this year. Read More »

Trump Claims Lynch Broke The Law

During the conversation, Comey told lawmakers he confronted Lynch with a highly sensitive piece of evidence, a communication between two political figures that suggested Lynch had agreed to put the kibosh on any prosecution of Clinton . Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) if Lynch was "giving cover to the Clinton campaign". Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, as he too called for an investigation. Read More »

Chong Wei out of Indonesian Open


In a gruelling 56-minute battle, Srikanth edged past Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong 21-15, 17-21, 21-16, while in a contrasting match, Prannoy outplayed his Indonesian opponent Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13, 21-18. After the break, the Indian continued to move ahead to eventually pocket the game without much ado. Prannoy will next face Olympic champion Chen Long of China , while Srikanth will meet Chinese Taipei's Tzu Wei Wang . Read More »

Author eats his book on live TV after incorrect United Kingdom poll prediction

I'm saying this out loud. Corbyn kept it simple and about the Labour manifesto, and the many goodies offered to the electorate. If, however, that does happen, he would happily eat his new Brexit book. Appearing on Sky News on Saturday, he was asked if he is a man of his word, to which he replied: 'Well indeed I am. You may accuse Matthew Goodwin, a political science professor from the United Kingdom, of short-sightedness but you can not fault the man for not staying true to his words. Read More »

Wounded US congressman 'critical' after surgery


The shooter was identified as James T Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". The charity game, pitting Republican lawmakers against their Democratic colleagues, was set to proceed as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. (2300 GMT) at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team, with thousands of spectators expected in the ... Read More »

Suspected ballfield shooter belonged to anti-GOP groups

The shooting injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , along with a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and two Capitol Police officers. Hodgkinson was allegedly armed with a rifle when he approached the baseball field and started shooting as Republican congressmen were practicing for the annual Congressional baseball game , which raises money for charity. Read More »

Minecraft gets cross-platform boost with 'Better Together' update

This Fall, Minecraft will be getting a graphical upgrade which makes the game look super lovely while still retaining its recognizable look. This Pack will be available on Xbox One and Windows 10 , performing best on high-end PCs and the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio). Read More »

Minecraft is going Cross-Platform and 4K

After weathering Microsoft's Xbox One X assault, Sony this week spoke to the strength of its own video game platform. "They'll be able to continue expanding". These servers can be accessed by anyone from within the same game session. So you log in with Xbox Live ... So, now, there's the core Minecraft game and three fragmented editions (PS4, Xbox 360 and Java) that aren't guaranteed to receive the same updates or cross-platform capabilities as the main version. Read More »

Minnesota leaders respond to shooting wounding GOP leader


Bleeding from his leg, he said he ran as fast as he could and jumped into the first base dugout with Rep. Williams and they took cover. Police chief of the suburban Alexandria County said though the suspect, identified as James T. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats. Read More »

French President hails Morocco's growing role in Africa

As he stepped off the plane for his first visit to Morocco on Wednesday since his election in May, the French president, his wife Brigitte at his side, was welcomed on the tarmac by King Mohammed VI. When questioned about the protests in the Rif region, Macron stated he had "no right to make a judgement on a matter of domestic policy", but said the King found them "normal and legitimate" given demonstrating is a right protected by the constitution. Read More »

Minecraft gets a 4K-inspired update, unifies features across platforms

This fall, players will be able to explore endless worlds, rendered in 4K HDR resolution, via another upcoming update. As part of the update the console games are now getting the same infinite-sized worlds as has been available on PC, whereas they were previously limited to just three square miles. Read More »

5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis

A spokesman for Trump's attorney, Marc Kasowitz, questioned the legality of leaking information on the investigation in an interview with TIME , but did not deny the report . Grassley announced the investigation in a letter to California Sen. Mark Warner , who is the committee's top Democrat. The main focus of the investigation was until recent events into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russians and Russian interference in the campaign to undermine Hillary Clinton's ... Read More »

Alibaba names Damon Xi UCWeb head in India, Indonesia


UCWeb's flagship product-UC Browser- is the sixth most downloaded application on Android platform in India and has crossed 100 million monthly users, according to the company. The UC We-Media program where people get an opportunity to create, to write, share thoughts and engage with their followers on UC News is set to expand to 30,000 contributors by the end of 2017, producing over 10,000 pieces of content daily. Read More »

Un candidat LREM possède un compte non déclaré à Hong Kong — Législatives


Si Emmanuel Macron et Édouard Philippe sont passés par la Haute Autorité pour la Transparence de la Vie Publique (HATVP ) pour s'assurer que tous les membres de leur gouvernement étaient en règle vis-à-vis de leurs obligations fiscales, pas sûr que tous les candidats LREM aux élections législatives aient fait l'objet d'une telle précaution. Read More »