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Gunman had list of names when he opened fire on congressmen

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The FBI has said Hodgkinson left IL for the D.C. area, apparently to protest Trump's policies. It is not clear whether the gunman specifically targeted them in the attack. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs the public's help in piecing together Hodgkinson's whereabouts and activities while he was in Alexandria. Lire la suite »

Cuba: Trump To Curtail US Travel Spending

US travelers now will have to go in authorized groups or with special visas. Under Obama, the two countries restored diplomatic ties and direct communications, including air connections and postal service. Ben Rhodes, the former deputy national security adviser who negotiated Obama's opening with the Cubans, said it was disappointing Trump was halting the momentum that had built but added that it could have been worse. Lire la suite »

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond said Britain should prioritise jobs and prosperity and take a "pragmatic" approach as it begins Brexit talks next week. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Sunday's Welt am Sonntag newspaper that "maybe there is now a chance to achieve a so-called "soft Brexit.'" But he said staying in the single market would require Britain to accept European Union workers" freedom of movement. Lire la suite »

United Kingdom plans to offer "very generous" terms for European Union citizens after Brexit

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LONDON/DUBLIN Britain is likely to enter arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish "kingmaker" party grind into a second week. The DUP is one of the most socially conservative parties in Europe, having sought to maintain some of its strictest limits on abortion and consistently opposed gay marriage. Lire la suite »

PM May admits failures as inferno toll reaches 58

Confirming the latest death toll, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the tower remained "in a very hazardous state" but there was "nothing to suggest at this time that the fire was started deliberately". "There's a need for the public to hear you say in words of one syllable: 'Something bad has happened; something has gone badly wrong". Two nearby Underground lines were partially shut down Saturday in the fire area to make sure that debris did not land on the tracks. Lire la suite »

Brexit talks set to begin next week

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After the general election fiasco, May hopes to secure the backing of the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party, which would add the DUP's 10 seats to the Conservatives' 317 in the 650-member House of Commons. The negotiations have been billed as the most complex in Britain's history as it unravels 44 years of membership and its threat to walk out with no deal in place has anxious European capitals. Lire la suite »

UK Police: 58 Missing, Presumed Dead in London Fire

Members of the public said there appeared to be no centralised list of those missing, and that they were forced to continually visit or call the various rescue centres and hospitals that were dealing with those affected. "The figure of 30 that I gave yesterday is the number that I know, sadly, have, at least, died". May has ordered an official inquiry into the fire, and on Friday announced a £5 million fund to help victims. Lire la suite »

18 protesters in Minnesota arrested after Philando Castile verdict

The shooting gained national attention after the graphic video of the bloodied Castile - taken by his girlfriend Goldie Taylor inside the vehicle moments after he was shot - was posted on YouTube . Anthony. "He was compliant", Choi said. But a charge is not a conviction, and those grieving Castille's death would be waiting nearly a year to find out if Yanez would actually be found guilty for the killing. Lire la suite »

Lead surgeon: USA congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

The doctors said that while Scalise remains in critical condition, they "are encouraged by improvement in his condition". The round fragmented and did substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. House Speaker Paul Ryan has paid a visit to wounded Majority Whip Steve Scalise at the hospital. As Scalise continued his grueling recovering, law enforcement officials proceeded with their investigation of the Wednesday attack at a suburban Virginia park, where shooter James ... Lire la suite »

What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?

In opposition to his stance on refugees fleeing persecution from the Middle East, Trump said, "America will always stand for liberty and America will always pray and cheer for the Cuban people". By restricting individual USA travel to Cuba , the new policy also risks cutting off a major source of income for Cuba's private business sector, which the policy is meant to support. Lire la suite »

Australian Kirsty Boden has died

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A second Australian has been confirmed dead following the London Bridge terror attack . The Herald said she had been on London Bridge with a friend after leaving a restaurant when they heard a van crash. Confirmation of Boden's death comes as Australian authorities work with United Kingdom police to determine what happened to Brisbane woman Sara Zelenak , who is still missing after being separated from friends on London Bridge during the attack. Lire la suite »

Congressional Baseball Game Has Been Bipartisan DC Fixture

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He sustained a single rifle shot to his left hip. As a top Republican, Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, lay in critical condition at a local hospital Thursday, some Republicans on the far right suggested that vitriolic rhetoric on the left could be to blame for the attack that put him there. Lire la suite »

Navy stops search for 7 missing sailors after bodies found

In a video statement earlier as the search was ongoing, USA 7th Fleet commander Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin said, "It's been a tough day for our Navy family". "You can't see most of the damage, the damage is mostly underneath the waterline, and it's a large gash near the keel of the ship so the water flow was tremendous, and so there wasn't a lot of time in those spaces that were open to the sea", he said. Lire la suite »

The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

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Many in the New Jersey delegation voiced similar sentiments. "Look, I signed up for this but my 3-year-old didn't and our families didn't", Richmond added. Six-and-a-half years since the Giffords shooting, Clyburn said he is seeing a resurgence of risky, hateful rhetoric in the Trump era. "We can not allow the attack to disrupt our way of life, to succumb to that fear and concern which everyone naturally has". Lire la suite »

Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings

Tensions escalated with Mueller's latest moves. He also told the Senate Intelligence Committee in his June 8 testimony that he believed Trump had directed him to drop a related agency investigation into the president's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn . Lire la suite »

Scalise condition upgraded to serious

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Golin said that in today's political climate, people are "too sensitive", but he hoped that the baseball game would help the two parties find common ground. Clair County Sheriff's Department by her side, she said she felt "horrible" about the actions of her husband of almost 30 years. "We can not allow the attack to disrupt our way of life, to succumb to that fear and concern which everyone naturally has". Lire la suite »

Harman leads US Open after Thomas shoots record low

The fifth hole was played as a 111-yard par 3 instead of a par 5 because of the flooding from overnight rain. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did", Johnson said. Westwood had bogeyed the third and fifth before a superb tee shot on the 239-yard sixth - which played as the most hard hole on Thursday - set up a birdie from 18 feet. Lire la suite »

GOP lawmakers clash over Trump's choice to reverse some Obama Cuba policies

It said that easing of sanctions under Obama was a "well-thought-out political decision in which there were no losers except marginal Castro opponents". The secret and illegal Cuba business was done with Trump's knowledge, according to Newsweek . But the changes would ultimately meet four objectives, according to the White House: Ensure compliance with USA law, hold the Cuban government accountable for alleged human rights abuses, further the interests of the US and the Cuban people, ... Lire la suite »

London terror attacks: British police makes one more arrest in Ilford

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British authorities have now identified all three men behind Saturday night's rampage at London Bridge - and are investigating whether others were involved. Rachid Redouane had "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan", the authorities said. He married a British woman in Dublin in 2012 and lived in Rathmines in the Irish capital. Lire la suite »

London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

He said: "I understand - I really do understand - the frustration of so many about not knowing the scale of the tragedy that is unfolding behind us". "We have colleagues in there as we speak, searching for and recovering those that have died". "I said 'why you didn't come - they brought us outside, I thought you are with us.' He said 'no one brought me outside.' He said, 'why you left me?'" Scuffles broke out near the Kensington and Chelsea town hall offices Friday as demonstrators ... Lire la suite »