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Global Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team
Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

James Hodgkinson had a handwritten note on him at the time of the shooting that contained about five names and descriptions, a credible federal law enforcement source confirmed to WTOP's JJ Green. Scalise, who underwent a third surgery Thursday, is listed in critical condition after being shot through the hip. Sava says Scalise has responded to family members while he's still under sedation.

Author: 0 Identifying London's Fire Victims Could Take Months

Britain's Guardian newspaper reported Friday that the cladding panels used in last year's renovation of the building were about $2 per square meter cheaper than a fire-resistant model. It said the company that manufactured the cladding also made fire-resistant models that cost fractionally more than the standard version. Multiple residents told CNN they did not hear fire alarms when the blaze broke out.

Global US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting
Author: 0 US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at Wednesday's practice and gave medical help after the shooting , said it would have "been awful" if the game had been canceled, and said Scalise would want it to go on. Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still asking northern Virginians for help in trying to determine a motive behind the attack. The shooter, identified as James T.

Author: 0 PM Theresa May visits hospitalized fire victims

London police also said a criminal investigation has been launched. Protesters have stormed Kensington Town Hall in west London during a rally to demand "justice" for the victims of Wednesday's Grenfell Tower Fire . Cundy said identifying victims will be very challenging and police will use global disaster victim protocols which include dental records, fingerprints and DNA.

Global Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire
Author: 0 Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

As an absolute priority, what we are all doing is, as quickly and with as much dignity as we can, recovering those that are still inside. The Queen and Duke of Cambridge went to temporary relief centres where they met volunteers and residents who had lost everything.

Author: 0 Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury

The doctor described his condition as "unresponsive wakefulness ". He is being treated at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He opens his eyes but does not show signs of understanding language or responding, Dr. church. The university student had been on a tourist trip when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years hard labour, a punishment the USA decried as far out of proportion to his alleged crime, accusing the North of using him as a political pawn.

Author: 0 U.S. destroyer crew missing after collision: Japan coastguard

Navy said. In this photo released by Japan's Defense Ministry, an injured USS Fitzgerald personnel is carried by U.S. military personnel, left, and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force members upon arriving to the U.S. Footage from the Japanese TV network NHK showed Navy crew members working to pump water from flooded sections of the crushed mid-right side of the USS Fitzgerald.

Author: 0 Rosenstein Sees No Reason To Fire Special Counsel

Trump , however, lacks the legal authority to directly fire Mueller . The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating.

Author: 0 Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing

As the investigation expands, that raises the possibility that Rosenstein may recuse himself from that role, since he wrote the memo justifying Comey's firing . The investigation now reportedly includes the President himself , after Senate testimony by Mr Comey indicated that he had tried to get him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's Russian Federation connections.

Author: 0 In Tweet, Trump Turns On Rod Rosenstein Over Investigation 'Witch Hunt'

News has reported that federal investigators are examining whether the president attempted to obstruct justice . It was unclear if Trump was referencing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. The special counsel can only be fired by Rosenstein , though the president could in in theory direct Rosenstein to ...

Author: 0 Twitter Reacts to Trump's Cuba Policy, Assata Shakur Statement

NBC's Andrea Mitchell pushed a pro-Cuban narrative ahead of Trump's announcement that he was tightening travel and trade relations between the United States and Cuba. "A Cuban small businessman should not be obliged to buy from the only wholesaler that exists now, which is the state", he said. He said penalties on Cuba would remain in place until its government releases political prisoners, stops abusing dissidents and respects freedom of expression.

Author: 0 Scarborough: Gingrich 'sliming' Mueller, an 'American hero'

Starr, whose investigation into former President Bill Clinton began with a look into the Whitewater real estate deal but eventually grew to cover the Monica Lewinsky scandal, wrote of the importance of having an "outside investigation" that can skirt potential conflict of interest concerns when investigating matters on the executive branch - no matter whether suspicion of the President falls "rightly or wrongly".

Author: 0 Congressional baseball teams to wear LSU gear to honor Steve Scalise

Pete Aguilar, D-C.A., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . Capitol Police, who provided security for the practice, killed the shooter, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Ill . Scalise has undergone multiple surgeries and will need more. The first said that he "remains in critical condition , but has improved in the last 24 hours".

Global Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away
Author: 0 Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

They released photos of guns similar to the handgun and rifle that were used in the attack, which officials have said were purchased legally. The wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others says her husband went to Washington , D.C.

Author: 0 Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

President Donald Trump met with Bob Mueller the day before he was announced as special counsel to oversee the investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia , Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Thursday.

Author: 0 Youth killed in forces firing laid to rest in Bandipora

People took to the streets after the troops launched a siege and search operation in Arwani area of Kulgam district. "The personnel opened fire to chase away the protestors, resulting in injuries to one person", they said. Naseer was laid to rest amid pro-freedom slogans at his native Ashtengoo, where people observed a complete shutdown. Separately on Friday, a soldier was killed when Pakistani soldiers fired at Indian posts in southern Naushera at the LoC.

Author: 0 US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting of Republican Steve Scalise

House Majority Leader and MLK Day denier Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center but is expected to recover and regain the ability to walk and run, MedStar's Dr. Mr Scalise was among five people wounded in the shooting. After Scalise was hit, Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican , said the congressman "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood".

Author: 0 Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Scott Applewhite, File). Players on both teams wore Louisiana State University hats in support of Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana and LSU alum. Speaking in Miami on Friday, Trump said Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". "Steve, in his own way, may have brought some unity to our long-divided country", Trump said in the Roosevelt Room.

Author: 0 Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director

While the Justice Department appointed Mueller to investigate Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election - and any "collusion" with the Trump campaign - his assignment also includes "any matters that arose or may arise" from the Russia probe.

Author: 0 Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was "increasingly concerned" that Trump will fire both Mueller and Rosenstein.

Author: 0 Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

Fears that Northern Ireland's power-sharing agreement will be affected by Westminster deal. The 1998 Good Friday Agreement commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland .

Global Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open
Author: 0 Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open

Srikanth's all-out aggression resulted in a few errors but Son's failure to put a couple of smashes away meant that Srikanth led 11-10 at the changeover. However, the Indian came back again and took the lead which Sakai, holding on is nerves in the final stages, won the game 21-18 to seal the final berth.

Author: 0 British election deal puts Irish peace at risk

Meanwhile the pair discussed the restoration of power sharing at Stormont, with the DUP leader insisting she was ready to talk to Sinn Féin . "So of course we would support any monies going to the executive", Adams said. Adams also said that he and his colleagues handed over the resignation letter written by the late Martin McGuinness when he stood down as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister.

Author: 0 Container ship operator says 20-member crew safe

Navy ship that collided with a merchant ship off Japan are awaiting news of their loved ones. "It could have been worse, so we're grateful", she said by phone. "He's okay. Thank you all for the prayers", tweeted Rita Schrimsher of Athens, Alabama, after speaking with her 23-year-old grandson Jackson Schrimsher via Facetime.

Global Terrorist Attack in Somalia Kills 19 in Mogadishu Hotel, Restaurant
Author: 0 Terrorist Attack in Somalia Kills 19 in Mogadishu Hotel, Restaurant

Numerous 31 victims were killed at point-blank range, Hussein said . Al-Shabab claimed responsibility shortly after the assault began Wednesday night with a vehicle bomb exploding at the restaurant's gate. Numerous victims were young men who were entering when the bomb went off. Witness Abas Ahmed, who was at another nearby restaurant when the explosion happened, described seeing "the dead bodies of several people and others who were injured".

Global Michael Frandzel: Senate stealing health, helping the rich
Author: 0 Michael Frandzel: Senate stealing health, helping the rich

President Trump has performed a dramatic about-face on healthcare reform, dismissing as " mean " a bill he urged congressional Republicans to pass only weeks ago and demanding the Senate draft a more generous one. "Well, I think we're not anxious so much about that as we are getting it together so we can get a majority to vote for it", said Hatch, a grandee who has served in the Senate for 40 years.

Global Singapore leader: Last will of nation's founder 'troubling'
Author: 0 Singapore leader: Last will of nation's founder 'troubling'

In a series of Facebook posts over the next three days, Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang claimed that their brother had been dishonest about upholding the late Lee Kuan Yew's wishes. Mr Lee Hsien Yang's wife, Mrs Lee Suet Fern, in an e-mail to Mr Lee Kuan Yew had given the impression that the new will would only change the division of shares among his three children.

Global Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire
Author: 0 Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

Around 70 people are missing, according to Britain's Press Association, and identification of the victims is proving very hard. A man with a megaphone, shouting about the lack of a government response, drew a crowd of some 20 people as the police looked on.

Global Shekel strengthening despite United States rate hike
Author: 0 Shekel strengthening despite United States rate hike

That would be followed by three rate increases next year and three more in 2019, with the key rate at 2.9 percent by the end of that period. For mortgage-backed securities, the introductory cap will be $4 billion per month, which will be increased every three months and by $4 billion for 12 months until it reaches $20 billion.

Author: 0 London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, was made by USA company Arconic and had a polyethylene core, which the reports said was slightly cheaper than fire-resistant models by the same manufacturer. Police yesterday warned that some of the victims may never be identified because of the state of the remains. The blaze, which began in the early hours of June 14, claimed at least 30 lives, with dozens more reportedly still unaccounted for.

Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings

President Donald Trump said in a taped message to the players and spectators that coming together for a ball game a day after a tragedy shows "the world that we will not be intimidated by assaults. The House of Representatives' No. 3 Republican leader was in grave condition when he was first shot. Trump said Scalise "in his own way, may have brought some unity to our long-divided country".

Author: 0 Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

But as the legal rope has tightened, his allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigator Mueller, a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served under Republican president George W.

Global Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation
Author: 0 Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation

The president tweeted that he was being investigated by the person who recommended the firing of FBI Director James Comey , citing a memo Rosenstein drafted for his recommendation to Trump . But Rosenstein , too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight of the probe given his own role in Comey's firing . Sad!" he wrote. "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America , the economic & jobs numbers are great.

Global U.S. officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man
Author: 0 U.S. officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man

PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a grim livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after Castile was shot five times by a police officer. Prosecutors questioned whether Yanez had even seen it, and witnesses testified that it was in a pocket of Castile's shorts when paramedics pulled him from the auto.

Author: 0 United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Steve Scalise , the third-ranking member in the House, could happen to anyone in public life. He suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. Jack Sava said Friday. Were it not for the Capitol Police on the scene, the situation could have been much worse. Hodgkinson , who had been living in his van in Alexandria for the past few months, had posted anti-Trump rhetoric on his Facebook page and had written letters to his hometown ...

Author: 0 President Trump's Allies Suddenly Begin to Question Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

Unlike the President's successful TV program, where ratings seemed to rise each time he fired someone, his already lackluster poll numbers might plummet if he terminates Mueller before the special counsel has completed his investigation. Such moments sometimes reflect the deep division among Trump's White House advisers about the best course for the president to take in the face of political or legal adversity.

Author: 0 London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment buildi. The west London borough of Kensington and Chelsea ranks among the wealthiest areas in the United Kingdom, but also includes pockets that are among the most deprived, including the area around Grenfell Tower .

Author: 0 Donald Trump blasts obstruction of justice probe reports as 'phony'

Trump tweets. Echoing tweets from Thursday, he concludes by adding: "Witch Hunt". President Donald Trump on Thursday morning denounced as "phony" the reportedly widening Federal Bureau of Investigation probe that now considers whether he was obstructing justice.

Author: 0 Tory deal may breach Good Friday pact

However, this turmoil does not appear to have deterred May, who intends to lead Britain into talks with European Union figures next week, while back home she tries to arrange a minority government deal with Northern Irish party the DUP.

Global Gianforte expected to enter plea in assault case
Author: 0 Gianforte expected to enter plea in assault case

Greg Gianforte , Montana's congressman-elect, pleaded guilty and was sentenced today for assaulting a journalist. Gianforte was arrested last month after he allegedly body slammed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs when the newspaperman asked him about a Republican health care bill.

Global Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Author: 0 Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

If he went to any Occupy Wall Street rallies, I'd be surprised. "I can't believe he did this", Sue said. Hodgkinson said repeatedly that she saw no signs her husband was planning violence. "From everything we've known in our interactions with him, he never tipped off and gave any indication that he was violent in any way". "I can not believe it", she said.

Global Unruly TDP MP flies to Europe as aviation ministry orders probe
Author: 0 Unruly TDP MP flies to Europe as aviation ministry orders probe

After he was denied boarding pass on IndiGo 6E 608 (from Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad ), Diwakar Reddy lost his cool, pushed an official from the Airlines and even threatened to break the boarding pass printer. However, this is not the first time that Reddy has allegedly behaved outrageously at an airport, a report by DNA said on Saturday. With nearly all domestic airlines barring him from flying, TDP MP from Anantapur J C Diwakar Reddy made a decision to board an global flight, and left ...

Global Midlands Residents Honor Victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Author: 0 Midlands Residents Honor Victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

A gunman killed 49 people at Pulse nightclub and injured more than 50 others. An anti-gay protester was pushed to the ground by a police officer and handcuffed next door to the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando as hundreds of people gathered to remember the one-year mark of the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

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