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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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".
The tweets were clear signs of the president's frustration and anger over the revelation, published on Wednesday evening in The Washington Post , about the investigation by Mueller , who is heading an independent probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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".
When Hodgkinson refused to stop, Schaumleffel called the sheriff's department. Hodgkinson died from his injuries in a shootout with police. She said Hodgkinson was home all day, and she suspected he left because "he just wanted a break from it".
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
He also said the last flames had finally been put out, two days after the fire broke out in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday in the 24-storey tower in a working-class enclave of the wealthy London borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Scalise was shot in the hip Wednesday morning while practicing for a Congressional baseball game . Republican Congressional members have become more conservative and from outside urban areas, and few of them dare support gun-control measures.
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.
A second Medevac was in progress for another crew member, though details were not provided. Early reports pointed to some injuries to the United States personnel and one injured USA sailor has so far been taken to the hospital by a Japanese coast guard helicopter.
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 .
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.
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.
Comey told the Senate hearing that he believed he was dismissed by Trump because he did not stop the FBI's investigation into Flynn . Trump's questions are best directed at his Department of Justice, who have the power to investigate Clinton .
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.
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.
Trump argued that the Paris agreement favors emerging economies such as China's and India's at the expense of USA workers. English said last week that the legislation "shows Hawaii as a leader in this area, that we're willing to do it on our own".
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 ...
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.