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Global Shooting in Virginia: What we know
Author: 0 Shooting in Virginia: What we know

President Donald Trump's first test of leadership at a time when a brazen act of political violence shocked the nation was bound to come. Capitol Police, who provided security for the practice, engaged the shooter, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Ill.

Global N. Korea fires several projectiles, S. Korea says
Author: 0 N. Korea fires several projectiles, S. Korea says

The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon. In what will likely become another source of animosity, Moon's government plans to let two out of four North Korean fishermen recently rescued at sea resettle in South Korea in accordance with their wishes.

Author: 0 US senators agree new set of sanctions against Russia

The amendment ensures that Congress has time to review any plans by the Trump administration to relax, suspend or terminate sanctions - some of which were imposed after Russian Federation annexed Crimea in 2014 and supported separatists in Eastern Ukraine, in a conflict that is ongoing.

Author: 0 EU fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock UK vote

We know when they must end", said Mr Tusk. As news of the British confusion broke, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union chief executive, was launching a new push for a much expanded European Union defense project which Britain has long opposed, fearing a clash with the USA -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance.

Global CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 5 minutes of terror at baseball field in Alexandria
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Hodgkinson of IL, approached them. Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise , the party's number three in the House of Representatives, suffered a hip injury in the early morning ambush. 3 House Republican leader. Matt Mika, who works as a lobbyist for Tyson Foods , was also injured and is in critical condition and was undergoing surgery, his family said in a statement.

Global A morning's baseball drill becomes an assault on Republicans
Author: 0 A morning's baseball drill becomes an assault on Republicans

Bailey's LinkedIn page says the Capitol Police are "Primarily responsible for the protection of life and property". Rep. Michael Coffman (R-CO) tweeted - "My thoughts and prayers are with my colleagues and staff who were at the Congressional baseball practice this morning".

Global US agrees $12bn jet deal with Qatar
Author: 0 US agrees $12bn jet deal with Qatar

Qatar's Ministry of Defence confirmed the deal in which the Arab state will purchase the renowned F-15 fighter jets. Qatar hosts the regional headquarters for US Central Command, which includes a state-of-the-art air base the US depends on to target Islamic State.

Author: 0 Xi sets commercial terms for engagement with India

Modi said "With the induction of India in SCO, Shanghai Cooperation Summit will represent 42 percent population and 20 percent GDP which will act as a support to the success story of SCO". On the sidelines of the summit, Modi held bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and heads of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan .

Global Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons
Author: 0 Korea says it freed US student over humanitarian reasons

A pair hugs and cries outside the plane carrying Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, before he is transferred from a transport aircraft to. After the American government requested meetings with all four detainees, Pak Song-il arranged an urgent meeting with Joseph Yun in NY on June 6. Yun and two physicians flew to Pyongyang and visited Warmbier on Monday.

Global This physician-representative treated House Majority Whip on the scene of shooting
Author: 0 This physician-representative treated House Majority Whip on the scene of shooting

Wenstrup told FOX News he treated Scalise right there on the field, using scissors to cut through his trousers to get to his wounded leg. Wenstrup is a former army surgeon. "Within minutes of the event, I received notice from one of his staffers he was OK". Brooks told CNN that "it could very well have been a large-scale massacre" had the police not been there.

Author: 0 Macron: Door still open for UK to remain in EU

Responding to questions posed by journalists if he agreed with German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble who earlier told Bloomberg that Britain would find "open doors" if it changed its mind, Macron said: "The door of course is still open as long as Brexit negotiations have not been concluded, but a sovereign decision to leave the European Union has been taken and I respect that decision".

Global Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe panel
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The JIT has summoned the prime minister's son in law and member of National Assembly Captain Safdar on June 24 while the Punjab Chief Shahbaz Sharif will appear before the JIT on June 17. The summons also instructed the Prime Minister to "kindly bring along relevant record/documents/material" related to the Panama Papers case which will entail almost all the documents and evidence submitted before the Supreme Court by Sharif's counsel, Makhdoom Ali Khan.

Global Australian Prime Minister Mocks Trump in Leaked Audio
Author: 0 Australian Prime Minister Mocks Trump in Leaked Audio

We are". We are! Not the fake polls. Oakes, who who did not attend the dinner, chose to publish the off the record speech because he does not believe reporting should be banned at events hosted by journalists. Leaked video and audio of Turnbull's off-the-record speech - which was also self-deprecating about his own poor opinion poll ratings - shows him impersonating the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump Turns 71: Celebrations Underway Honoring Oldest American President

Yesterday, Trump called Democrats obstructionists multiple times. Ivanka Trump took to #Twitter on Wednesday morning to wish her father a happy birthday , tweeting, "Happy Birthday to my incredible father @realDonaldTrump". Meanwhile, back on USA soil, President Trump is planning to host an opulent birthday celebration of his own. In fact, the president's birthday has been unofficially declared a "national day of anti-Trump events" by various groups who will be showing their ...

Author: 0 Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Please take a moment today to cherish those you love, and always remember those who serve and keep us safe. CBS News said its CBSN streaming service planned to carry the game live. "At that point, people were dropping. Scalise was shot around second base and he crawled a little bit into the outfield", he explained.

Author: 0 Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt appeared briefly at the Bologna talks. Italy's environment minister, Gian Luca Galletti, who is leading the G-7 environment meeting in Bologna, said that despite the split, dialogue had to continue, including on other environmental issues such as ocean pollution.

Author: 0 Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples

In all, 2,865 Britons were granted German citizenship in 2016 - a 361 percent increase over the previous year. "The link to Brexit seems clear", the office said. That uncertainty over the future status of British nationals living and working in other European Union countries has been increased by Theresa May's election debacle that cost her party its majority and left her weakened just days before Brexit talks are due to begin.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy semi-final: Pakistan opt to bowl against England

Latest update: Pakistan stun England in the first semi-final, win by eight wickets, and qualify for the final of Champions Trophy 2017. Pakistan won the toss and elected to field against England in the first semi-final of the ongoing Champions Trophy here at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Wednesday.

Global Jonathan Walters taking nothing for granted in Ireland's World Cup bid
Author: 0 Jonathan Walters taking nothing for granted in Ireland's World Cup bid

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. They had a 12th man today. Robbie Brady has echoed manager Martin O'Neill's outrage at the Republic of Ireland's disallowed " goal " against Austria , but insisted it won't prevent them from qualifying for next year's World Cup .

Author: 0 Gunman who shot Republican congressman Steve Scalise supported Bernie Sanders' campaign

He said that " many lives would have been lost without the heroic action" of Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman. Congressman Steve Scalise - the number three Republican in the House of Representatives - underwent surgery after being shot in the hip and remained in critical condition, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Global Here's What Has Happened at the Bill Cosby Trial So Far
Author: 0 Here's What Has Happened at the Bill Cosby Trial So Far

Constand asked if they were herbal supplements - the two had occasionally discussed natural supplements. He said her testimony hastened a settlement of the workers' compensation claim for around $10,000. A victim should not have to scream and slam a door to prove she did not want to be drugged and penetrated. Cosby's lawyers tried repeatedly to get the case thrown out, arguing that a previous district attorney promised him he would never be charged, and that witnesses have died, memories ...

Author: 0 Gunman who shot US Congressman was angry with President Trump

Initially wounded, the perpetrator was taken to the hospital, but he has since died. Hodgkinson, the man identified as shooting a Republican member of congress and four others on Wednesday morning, was a small business owner in IL who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics - and his hatred of conservatives and President Donald Trump .

Global DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue
Author: 0 DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

Foster said her party would go into the talks "with the national interest at heart". But they added that the London tower block fire made an announcement on Wednesday "inappropriate". For Labour , shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey said the prospect of a Conservative-DUP deal was "worrying", telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "It would create a lot of instability in terms of the peace process in Northern Ireland".

Author: 0 Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

The congressional staffer, who works for Rep. Roger Williams of Texas, was shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital. The shooter has been identified by law enforcement as James Hodgkinson , age 66, from Belleville, Illinois.

Author: 0 Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel in Russia Probe

Robert Mueller was appointed to lead the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged ties to the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "We are not in a position to comment further". In one memo, Comey said Trump tried to direct him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. In theory, President Trump could instruct the Justice Department to change the rules that would allow either the President to fire a special counsel or at least allow the AG (or acting AG) to ...

Author: 0 White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign has met with a Senate committee probing the same matter. James Quarles III was an assistant special prosecutor during the Watergate investigation and is an expert in campaign finance. Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people familiar with the probe were quoted as saying.

Author: 0 Rep. Scalise in stable condition after shot at congressional baseball practice

Some of the 20 or so people at the field sprinted into the nearby dog park as others leaped a fence and fled. A former congressional aide was hospitalized. "Our thoughts and prayers are with those wounded today and their families". Responding officers were also wounded in the shooting , but U.S. Capitol Police said they are expected to survive.

Author: 0 Dem Senator Tells Jeff Sessions That He's 'Impeding' the Investigation

Martin Heinrich (D-NM) accused Sessions of "impeding this investigation" with his refusal to answer questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump . "I am not able to invoke executive privilege". Executive privilege allows a president to not discuss his private conversations. "Because they got to shut down any inquiry into what President Trump said or did, but they didn't have to face the political heat of citing executive privilege".

Author: 0 Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball

He was wounded in a gunfight with Capitol Hill police armed with pistols who were at the scene, lawmakers said. Scalise was struck in the hip as he was playing second base. The FBI also said that nobody was in custody and that no other suspects were being sought. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, accompanied the Trumps to the hospital.

Author: 0 Carolina port terminal evacuated over 'potential threat'

So-called dirty bombs add radiation to the standard explosives. The Port of Charleston has been evacuated early Thursday as federal authorities investigate a reported threat on a container ship that had arrived there from NY, according to reports.

Author: 0 Blaze engulfs apartment block in London

Khan said the advice would be looked into. Questions will also be asked about the safety precautions in place at this 24-storey tower block which, like so many others, was built in the 1970s. But a line stating that the project had met all "fire regulation and health and safety standards", which was included in an earlier release, had disappeared.

Global UN Security Council and UN chief condemn attack
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Tolo News said most victims were civilians , a large number of them from the Roshan mobile company. The burials come amid growing public anger at the government's failure to prevent yet another deadly attack in the heart of the Afghan capital .

Author: 0 Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax, raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller, a potentially explosive option. Coats' appearance comes after he promised to answer questions about whether Trump pressured him to rebut stories about the focus of the federal Russian Federation probe.

Global Sessions's Testimony Clears Sessions (But Not Trump)
Author: 0 Sessions's Testimony Clears Sessions (But Not Trump)

President Donald Trump has yet to begin building his Mexico border wall, but U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions set about building a stone wall on Capitol Hill during his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. "What we learned today is the country's top legal official doesn't have much of a grasp of the law, and he certainly doesn't understand what recusal is all about", Wyden said.

Author: 0 Gillespie ekes out win in surprisingly close GOP Virginia primary

Republicans, meanwhile, were given a choice between the old GOP era in Mr. Gillespie, who was a counselor to President George W. Bush, and the new GOP in Mr. Virginia, unlike many states, has open primaries and no voter registration by party, meaning any Virginian can vote in any primary he or she wishes.

Author: 0 Special counsel probes Trump for possible obstruction

Last month's appointment of Robert S. Mueller III as a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation enraged President Trump. On Friday, Trump attempted to push back. Comey said he believed Mueller would look into Trump for obstruction of justice. The sources, billed as familiar with Mueller's thinking, say the special counsel now views the matter as more than a simple "he said-he said" situation.

Author: 0 Chuck Fleischmann recounts scene of shooting at GOP baseball practice

It was unclear whether the email writer was referring to that vote. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Tim Slater said it was "too early to say" whether it was an act of terrorism, or whether Scalise was targeted. "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good", he said. My thoughts and prayers go out to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and the others injured during this heinous act.

Author: 0 Three US Soldiers Killed During Afghan Insider Attack

A Taliban spokesman sent a text message to journalists Saturday claiming the alleged assailant was an "infiltrator" of the Afghan army. "The American invaders were there to support their Afghan slaves". The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. United States and Afghan troops have been battling militants in the Nangarhar province for months.

Global Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets
Author: 0 Turkey convicts opposition lawmaker for revealing secrets

Berberoğlu, who was accused of providing the video to Cumhuriyet , is the latest person associated with the story to be put behind bars.Erdoğan said the trucks were delivering military supplies to Turkish soldiers and came under the criticism that the arrest is due to redeeming his political vendetta.

Global Capitol Police Officers Injured by Virginia Gunman Praised for Bravery
Author: 0 Capitol Police Officers Injured by Virginia Gunman Praised for Bravery

Scalise, the House of Representatives majority whip (shown above with Stefanik), and two law enforcement officers were among those injured in the shooting . Griner, Scalise and two other people were injured with gunshot wounds. A number of politicians have voiced praise for the police officers, saying many more people would have been injured without their quick action.

Author: 0 Sen. Reed Weighs In On Comey Testimony

Former FBI director James Comey listens to the committee chairman at the beginning of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington. The Senate and House Intelligence Committees will continue to sift through raw intelligence materials, and interview witnesses, behind closed doors in secure rooms.

Global Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead
Author: 0 Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Trump did not name the suspect. "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", Trump said. Earlier reports had said Williams was also shot, but his office says the Texas congressman was not hurt in the attack. Scalise was among several people wounded when a rifle-wielding attacker fired on lawmakers on a baseball field in Alexandria , Virginia , outside ...

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors vs. the 2004 Detroit Pistons: Who reigns supreme?

A basketball team with the two best shooters in the world, the best pure scorer in the world, and the most versatile and fearsome defender in the world just won the NBA Finals . Durant had a 39-point effort in the clinching Game 5: five three-pointers, ideal from the line, five assists and seven rebounds. There were several instances from Game 5 that Iguodala showed his value to this Warriors juggernaut on defense.

Author: 0 Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax, raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller , a potentially explosive option. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in separate testimony Tuesday that there was no "secret plan" to fire Mueller , nor was there cause.

Global Pennsylvania grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, then himself, police say
Author: 0 Pennsylvania grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, then himself, police say

Stair then re-entered the store at 12:41 a.m. and locked the final door behind him. And in May, a man and a woman were found shot to death behind a market in Pomona, Ca. Multiple firefighters were called to a fire in Johnson City around 5:10 p.m. Thursday. "We are deeply saddened by the events of this morning", Weis spokesman Dennis Curtin said in a statement .

Author: 0 Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Horwitz is one of the journalists who worked on the Washington Post report headlined "Special Counsel Is Investigating Trump For Possible Obstruction of Justice, Officials Say". Incidentally, John McCain , the Senate's resident senile uncle who no one admits is senile, made his most important addition to the dialogue at this point, cutting Harris off to scold her for being tough on Sessions.

Author: 0 Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Democrats joined in prayer for the wounded. After learning about the shooting at the Republican practice, the Democratic team of about 20 members huddled in the dugout waiting for police, not knowing if they would be targeted, too. "He's loyal to the person he's assigned to protect", Brooks said of the officer. And if they if they had not been successful, then the tragedy here would undoubtedly have been much greater because those of us who are in the first base dugout, we'd [have] no chance.

Author: 0 White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

Former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich praised Robert Mueller when he was appointed special counsel but has since changed his opinion. The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". With few exceptions, Trump's allies are urging him not to move to dismiss Mueller, which would be both politically and technically complicated.

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