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United States lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

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Medics rushed into the field after Scalise and others including a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and two members of the Capitol police force were injured. Sen. On Capitol Hill on Thursday, members of Congress tried to remain optimistic about Scalise's condition. "I am quite comfortable holding town hall-type events with 50, 100, 150, 200 citizens, provided there is the kind of security that is needed to minimize the risk of loss of life to the town hall attendees", Brooks said. Read More »

At "Rough Night" premiere, Scarlett Johansson hangs with her one-time twin

They have a long history - be it beer pong competitions or frat parties. " Rough Night " winds up having the same problem as last year's almost-good "Bad Moms": it's not insane enough. MF: Yes! Kate was outstanding. I was relieved to see her shining on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight show when I got home from the screening. "I have been absolutely inundated with emails and messages about how much we look alike, and I had to look at the photo myself". Read More »

Labour leader Corbyn visits scene of tower fire

He tweeted: 'We hope to confirm a record tomorrow which will raise some money for the many people affected by this tragedy. Prime Minister Theresa May has promised a "proper investigation" after the building went up in flames early yesterday morning amid growing concerns about how the fire could have spread so rapidly. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: PM orders full public inquiry

London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said she had "genuinely" no idea about how many people were still missing. She later appeared on TV to announce a public inquiry into the fire and promise that those left homeless will be rehoused nearby. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open, pilot okay

Open at Pinehurst No. 2. Casey started eagle-birdie and finished with two birdies over the final four holes for his 66. He was tied for 151st place - five from the bottom. "It's weird", he said. Nor did McIlroy, though it must have been tempting. And it means spending more time in the fairway. She said she drove toward the site where the blimp hit the ground. Read More »

Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

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An expert on Cuban travel told Politico that roughly 60 percent of all businesses in Cuba and 80 percent of all hotels on the island are run by the business arm of the country's military, meaning that even if you can find an exemption for traveling to Cuba, you might not be able to find anywhere to stay. Read More »

Congressman Steve Scalise Among Those Shot At Alexandria, Va. Baseball Field

Finally, as soon as someone said the shooter was down, I ran out to Steve and put pressure on the wound. The gunman has been identified as James T. Barton said the shooting lasted 5-10 minutes, and there were dozens or more of shots fired. Tim Slater of the FBI which is now leading the investigation said that it is "too early to tell whether anyone was targeted". Read More »

Sony unveils new ''Spider-man'' game at E3 expo

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) will not be looking to reduce the price of its flagship game console PlayStation 4 ( PS4) Pro . But this time, SIE meant to let the games to speak for themselves. Sony To Expand Its PlayStation 4 Portfolio? Speaking to Kotaku at E3, Insomniac Games Creative Director Bryan Intihar confirmed this nugget of info, and revealed the (sound) logic behind it. Read More »

Never Played For A Super Team? Twitter Roasts LeBron's Post Game Comment

It makes the latest crown much different than the 2015 title, the first in 40 years for the club and in the careers of most of the players. Now, Smith used the ESPN platform to revisit those comments thanks to Durant's mother, Wanda. "It's about us.' But I'm still going to be me". "To be back here and bring gold Larry (O'Brien trophy) back home , I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". Read More »

Horrific Audio of Congressional Shooting Emerges

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James Richards (D-S.C.) also loved the Congressional Baseball Game 69 years ago. "I saw the shooter clearly with his rifle, aimed and shooting around one corner of a building", he said in a video statement . Davis said his message to the shooter is, "We are the greatest country in the history of the world. And you didn't succeed, and there is a warm place in hell for you, too". Read More »

Fed Raises Rates for Third Time in Six Months

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The decision lifted the USA central bank's benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent as it proceeds with its first tightening cycle in more than a decade. "Job gains have moderated but have been solid, on average, since the beginning of the year, and the unemployment rate has declined", the Fed said in its analysis of current economic conditions. Read More »

Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball practice

It provided no further details about him. WASHINGTON , D.C. (KRQE)- New Mexico Congressman Steve Pearce was among the Republicans practicing Wednesday morning when a shooter opened fire . Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told reporters, still in his baseball practice shirt. The shocking event left the Capitol horrified and stunned. The White House issued a statement this morning saying: "The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring ... Read More »

Kanye West Is a Bad Instagram Husband, According to Kim Kardashian

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The photo shows Kim's bodyguard holding the door open for her while using his hand to guide her into the building. "I really think you guys are going to love it". "I obviously have made my fair share of mistakes like everyone else, but I hope to never repeat those mistakes, and just learn from what I've done", she said. Read More »

Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for third straight day

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Constand, 44, who spent seven hours on the stand last week, was in the gallery as the jury scrutinized her story. Ms Constand testified she was mistaken, and prosecutors called a psychologist who testified that victims of sexual violence sometimes have trouble remembering details and engage in seemingly irrational behaviour in response to the trauma. Read More »

Fed cuts inflation, unemployment rate forecasts

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That would be followed by three rate increases in 2018 and three more in 2019, with the key rate at 2.9 percent by the end of that period. Vince Reinhart, chief economist at Standish Mellon Asset Management, said Fed officials repeated the same message over and over: the weak first-quarter spending was transitory, the economy is at full employment and inflation is headed toward the goal of 2%. Read More »

People feared trapped as blaze engulfs west London tower block

He said many of those inside shouted back "We've been told to stay", following official management advice that says people should "stay put" unless the fire is affecting their own property. A bouquet of flowers has been placed among the ashes near the site of the apartment building fire in west London . "ALL OUR WARNINGS FELL ON DEAF EARS and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable and just a matter of time". Read More »

Marty Banks reveals he played against Lions with broken ribs

The Lions have created numerous opportunities but basic handling errors, poor decision-making and even an inability to ground the ball has restricted them to five tries, three of which came against the Highlanders. The Highlanders performed admirably to dominate set pieces against the Lions, and in the end it not only allowed them to wrestle control of the game, but also score points directly off it. Read More »

Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

Things are good in the Bay. His sacrifice, and that of Klay Thompson to a lesser degree, has helped create a solid and frightening unit for years to come. Durant , meanwhile, has adopted LeBron James's method of signing contracts - one year at a time . That'll push the Warriors payroll towards the salary cap ceiling, if not straight through it. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at baseball practice in Va.

A prominent politician was among several people hit: senior congressional Republican Steve Scalise , who fell to the ground near second base and crawled toward the outfield in search of safety. Brooks said two law enforcement officers were believed to be among the others shot. The website for the game says it was first played in 1909, and this year's would be the 80th game. Read More »

Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch NBA title

Finals MVP Kevin Durant scored over 30 points in every game and averaged 35.2 points per game. KD was relentless on both sides of the court, playing a menacing defence and igniting the league's best offence. After guiding the squad to its second championship in three years, Kerr was visibly emotional with tears. Kevin Durant heard the critics all season for leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State , but on Monday night he finally had his moment and won a title. Read More »

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

LeBron James has now lost in the Finals five times and won three championships. The slender Russell award felt like a foregone conclusion two games in, and was voted unanimously by an 11-member media panel after Durant averaged 35 points, eight rebounds and five assists during the series. Read More »

Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

The president has said maybe there is, maybe there isn't'. In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Makes History at the Box Office

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So, what's next for the hero? The movie's director, Patty Jenkins , is known for her 2003' Monster starring Charlize Theron. With such delightful news, it's no surprise that Warner Bros is already getting a sequel in formation. " Any ridiculous notion that a woman may not be suited to direct a big budget superhero movie is hopefully once and for all shattered", he said. Read More »

Overseas Box Office Rescues The Mummy

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Bringing in $57 million this weekend at the domestic box office in its second week, the film has now repeated as the reigning champ. "It's a special movie that's resonated everywhere". Younger audiences may be more familiar with Brendan Fraser's Mummy trilogy, which emphasized campy fun, anchored by charismatic stars in Fraser's Rick O'Connell and Rachel Weisz's Evelyn Carnahan. Read More »

Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstru

Roy Blunt, a Republican on the committee, asked Sessions about his interactions with former FBI Director James Comey following a meeting between Comey and President Trump. He says he stepped aside because Justice Department rules prevent such a conflict of interest. "I just don't remember it". King mentioned a memo from October in which the U.S. Read More »

Toronto woman gives chilling account of night with Bill Cosby

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When she woke up, she said, he put lotion on her hand and forced her to touch his genitals. "Why Camille is not here is something only Camille can comment on and she has chosen not to do so", Allred said. Johnson testified Monday that she first met Cosby in the 1990s when she was working as an assistant for his agent, Tom Illius, at the William Morris Agency. Read More »

England Cruise to 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Win over New Zealand

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Fast bowler Liam Plunkett captured four wickets for 55 runs while pacer Jack Ball and leg-spinner Adil Rashid claimed two wickets each. New Zealand lost to Bangladesh the last they faced each other in the Tri-Nation series . " England outplayed us in all areas today - credit to them for the way they went about their business, especially with ball in hand". And despite already going through, Buttler wants England to remain focused and get the job done against Australia. Read More »

Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

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The Tories have said they will form a government with the support of the DUP . "We will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". Speaking during a visit to Mexico City, Ms Merkel said Germany was ready for the Brexit talks, which Mrs May said would begin on 19 June as scheduled - although she now risks more opposition to her European Union departure plans from inside and outside her party. Read More »

France vs England, International Friendly

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There is no clear victor heading into the encounter but France should have the slight edge playing in front of a vibrant crowd at the Stade de France . It was a disaster scenario for us to go down to 10 so credit the players because we were up against a nice English team'. "We've had a couple of players that aren't with us for this camp", said the manager. Read More »

Are the Pittsburgh Penguins a modern-day dynasty?

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Rookie goalie Matt Murray recorded his second straight shutout and Patric Hornqvist scored with 95 seconds remaining in the third period Sunday, as the Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game 6 to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup . Read More »