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Wife of man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise speaks out

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Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. On Behind the Headlines on St. Louis on the Air , host Don Marsh speaks with GOP Rep. Mike Bost and Belleville-News Democrat Dana Rieck about it. "If you put two people in front of me and said pick the person you think did what happened today, he would not have been on my radar", the former mayor said. Lire la suite »

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

Dr. Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital, said Friday that House Majority Leader Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, but is expected to recover. Despite the shooting , the game is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at Nationals Park. Congressman Steve Scalise , who was supposed to be playing second base for the Republican team, was instead lying in a hospital bed after being critically wounded in the hip. Lire la suite »

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour party has shrunk to five points from 15 points just over two weeks ago, an opinion poll from Ipsos MORI shows. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is on his highest ever rating of 30 per cent. In a wide-ranging speech about the USA and world's economic and social problems, Mr Sanders said it was the job of politicians to "combat oligarchy" and to create an economy "which meets the needs of middle class and working class". Lire la suite »

Saudi Arabia says airspace ban for Qatar flights was to protect citizens

He said European countries, including France, were trying to ease tensions in support of Kuwait's mediation efforts, and he believed that the United States, which was also backing mediation, wanted restrictions on Doha to be lifted. Russia's President Vladimir Putin has warned in a phone conversation with the king of Saudi Arabia that the blockade against Qatar by its neighbours would make it harder to reach a peaceful end to the war in Syria. Lire la suite »

Iranian police kills four ISIS suspects

Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected extremists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, officials said. Iranian police officers secure the area around the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini following an assault there and on the country's parliament building that left at least 17 people dead last week. Lire la suite »

London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals

The bodies of 12 people were recovered and are at a mortuary, while one person died at hospital. Construction and fire experts fear cladding applied to Grenfell Tower may have been instrumental in spreading the fire. He met with Dublin's Chief Fire Officer on Friday to discuss fire safety and life safety issues in light of the London tragedy and meant to continue this dialogue over coming days and weeks with chief fire officers across the country. Lire la suite »

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

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That could change with Amazon's announcement it plans to buy Whole Foods . "More and more we will see Amazon brand products as they work to create their own brand at retail". Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods ranks as the 11th biggest global retail deal of all time and the fourth largest US retail deal, according to Thomson Reuters. Lire la suite »

Renewed tensions between Cuba and the USA won't impact Canada, says Trudeau

The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to USA soil but was terminated under Obama , will remain terminated. His critics, however, have questioned why his administration is now singling out Cuba for human rights abuses but downplaying the issue in other parts of the world, including Saudi Arabia, a close U.S. Lire la suite »

After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will US Ban Travel To North Korea?

Twenty-two-year-old Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) was taken immediately to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after his arrival Tuesday night in Ohio. "They may put some more pressure on the Chinese, but the testimony of (Defense Secretary Jim) Mattis suggests the administration has made the threat of North Korea its number one priority", he said. Lire la suite »

Xbox One X at E3, in moving pictures

That's surprisingly not-close to the Xbox One X's limits. Others, see it more as just another PS4 Pro due to its status as a mid-generation update to its Xbox One counterpart meaning it will do just as poorly. The Xbox One X , Microsoft's new premium console , will support virtual reality despite early reports that it wouldn't, according to an interview with Xbox head Phil Spencer. Lire la suite »

Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited the hospital where Scalise was being treated. On Wednesday, he underwent immediate surgery after the incident and then an additional procedure to stop bleeding. And because the shooter's political views drove him to commit a insane and violent act, all Washington is on edge as Scalise fights for his life. Lire la suite »

Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

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Sean Spicer denied Ruddy spoke to the president about the topic, however former House Speker Newt Gingrich tweeted Monday Republicans might be "delusional" if they think special counsel would be fair. He is at the Senate committee first and goes to the House one at 2 p.m. ET. Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. "Time to rethink", he tweeted. In his special counsel role, Mueller has assumed all the powers of a federal prosecutor - including subpoena authority. Lire la suite »

Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Bat-Signal will be lit at L.A.'s City Hall at 9 p.m. Thursday. But he found a new audience of fans after Seth MacFarlane cast his as a voice actor in the long-running animated show Family Guy , where he played a version of himself as the mayor of the New England town of Quahog. Lire la suite »

London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

A larger crowd of people remained outside. The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower previous year, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted". Lire la suite »

Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump

The FBI was even assessing whether criminal charges should be filed. Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his relationship to Comey and an earlier meeting with Trump amount to conflicts of interest. Lire la suite »

Confirmed death toll in London fire rises to 30

Police barred their way and scuffles broke out, a Reuters reporter said . Demonstrators pushed their way through an automatic door shouting 'We want justice!' and 'Killers!' as they clashed with security guards in the lobby. Like many other residents she has spent the days following the fire living in temporary shelters with minimal sleep, printing and distributing posters wherever she can. Lire la suite »

Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

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On his talks in London with Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, he said they had offered an "Irish solution to an English problem" as giving Northern Ireland special European Union status after Brexit to keep an open border on the island. Lire la suite »

Brexit talks may stall after United Kingdom election

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She also confirmed the United Kingdom would quit Europe's Customs Union, despite Hammond's scepticism about the economic costs of such a move. The DUP leader dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories undermined the peace process. Only after that, in December at the earliest, but more likely next year, can negotiations commence on what Britain's future relationship with the bloc will look like. Lire la suite »

60% of Scots want Sturgeon to scrap IndyRef2 plans

According to the newspaper, a third (34%) of those who voted Yes in the 2014 referendum on independence told pollsters the First Minister should drop the proposal. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon promised to "reflect" on the outcome of the General Election, which saw the Tories reverse decades of failure in Scotland to win just over a dozen seats and Scottish Labour benefit from the socialist leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Lire la suite »