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Rep. DeSantis: Man encountered in parking lot fits Alexandria shooter description

Additionally, because Scalise in among those in the line of succession to become president should a disaster occur, two security guards armed with handguns were at the practice to protect the majority whip. Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as "a hip wound". "The mantra today is, 'I'm gonna kill as many people as I can before you kill me, '" Chitwood said, adding, the only way to prepare for these types of attacks is to have necessary security. Read More »

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: 5 minutes of terror at baseball field in Alexandria


It started with a single pop, which for a split second was not alarming to the Republican members of Congress who had gathered for a final practice before a charity baseball game with Democrats this week. "We didn't know whether to run". "I was just trying to find where the shooter was". Giffords resigned from Congress and became an activist for gun restrictions. Read More »

Gunman opens fire at GOP baseball practice; Scalise, 4 others wounded

His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. President Donald Trump announced during an update from the White House that the suspect died after being taken to the hospital. Trump tweeted the congressman is in "really tough shape", but is a "real fighter". He said he grabbed Mr Scalise's phone to call his wife. Kentucky Sen. Read More »

Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign


In another post , Hodgkinson demanded the removal of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for "treason". Federal Election Commission records show Hodgkinson donated $18 to Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign through the fundraising platform ACT Blue in 2015 and 2016. Read More »

PlayStation Live E3 2017 Programming Schedule

Horizon: Zero Dawn's The Frozen Wilds DLC is expected to arrive on the PS4 later this year. Sony is predicting shipments of the PS4 to slow down, from 20 million in the year ended March 2017 to 18 million in the year ahead. But with Sony's exclusives and remakes , there's no debate that it has taken over the conference this year. Around 50,000 members of the video games industry, including 15,000 members of the public will get the chance to play those titles announced when the ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions Dodges Trump Questions, Angering Democrats


The tactic - combined with the earlier testimony of high-ranking Trump administration officials, who also deemed it inappropriate to divulge conversations with the president - may have given a road map for the White House to keep its secrets without the public-relations blowback of invoking executive privilege. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Says New UK Election May Be Held by Early 2018

With results declared for almost all of the 650 seats, Conservatives won 318 while the opposition Labour secured 261, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats required for an overall majority . "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the (Brexit) negotiations will turn out badly for both sides". But the poor result, which followed a flat, seven-week election campaign twice interrupted by terror attacks, leaves her diminished and vulnerable to internal ... Read More »

Shadow of the Colossus is getting remade for PS4

It was the second game developed by Team Ico , who most recently released The Last Guardian for PS4 a year ago. Lastly, the VR section of the show was rather robust for PlayStation VR. A new game that was revealed for VR was Starchild , a title that appears to be a 2.5D platformer with robots and bright colors. It looks like the game will follow the same structure as the original, as players attempt to figure out how to defeat giant beasts. Read More »

Here's How The GOP Baseball Shooting Occurred, Step-By-Step


It's the first major domestic incident that has prompted a response from Trump, who spoke straight into the camera during his brief statement from the Diplomatic Reception Room. St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson said Wednesday that Hodgkinson showed the deputy all required firearms licenses and documentation for the high-powered hunting rifle, which he said he was simply using for target practice. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee


Rogers and Coats avoided similar questions in their hearing, following reports that Trump personally asked both men to downplay the Russian Federation investigation. "That would be a violation of the communications rule that I have". Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School and associate counsel under former President Barack Obama, said it was not unusual for government employees to refuse to discuss conversations with the president in order to preserve the right to ... Read More »

Trump plans to visit shot congressman in hospital

He was suffering from a wound to the hip, according to multiple witnesses. T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was shot and later died. The attacker, identified as James. Scalise is the third-most powerful member of the House and always travels with Capitol Police as his security detail. Rep. Steve Scalise , was among those shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Read More »

London fire: 6 dead and 50 injured in Grenfell Tower

Hundreds of firefighters tackled the blaze, rescuing 65 people, but more than 70 have been left in hospital, with 18 in critical care. It took four hours for the whole building to go up in flames, and there's loads of kids at the top. She was on Facebook saying she was unable to get out of the flat, that the smoke was so thick, Ms Green said. "Loads of people haven't got out", the 55-year-old said. Read More »

US Congressman shot at baseball practice


Our sister station at Fox2 News in St. Louis interviewed 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson about the Occupy St. Louis movement in 2011. Ahead of his visit, a White House official said Trump may only be able to visit Scalise's family, which has gathered at the facility, since the lawmaker himself remains critically ill. Read More »

President Trump: Scalise a good friend and patriot

The hospital also said another victim of the shooting is in good condition but it did not identify them. A statement issued by President Donald Trump said the situation was being monitored. When the gunfire stopped and Flake heard someone say the shooter was down, he sprinted out to Scalise. We are very fortunate that the Capitol Police were on the scene, and that the Alexandria Police Department and first responders who also arrived nearly immediately. Read More »

E3 2017: Shadow of the Colossus Coming to PS4 Next Year

Speaking to Famitsu , Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida clarified that Shadow of the Colossus on PS4 is not a remaster but a remake . The PS4 system is now available in 123 countries and regions worldwide and Sony Interactive Entertainment says it will continue to expand the world of gaming. Read More »

Metroid Prime 4 not developed by Retro Studios

At E3 2017 , Reggie Fils-Aime of Nintendo premiered Metroid: Samus Returns for the 3DS. Samus uses power ups and weapons to add new features to her suit in all Metroid games. Orehuela told GameSpot that the new touches bring the game into the modern age, and will also help new players get into the game as well. Tenable worked on all three previous Metroid Prime games, as well as the recent 3DS game Metroid Prime : Federation Force . Read More »

Trump sued by 200 Democratic lawmakers over foreign payments

That means Trump is now facing a triple threat in court, with plaintiffs coming at him from 1) the private sector, 2) the state level and 3) Congress . Legal experts said the D.C. and Maryland suit is legally stronger because states have standing to sue the president. "We're getting in here to be the check and balance that it appears Congress is unwilling to be", he said. Read More »

Congressman Kevin McCarthy shares prayers, praises police after shooting in Virginia

Scalise is in critical condition , after undergoing surgery for a gunshot to the hip. Two Capitol Police officers were also injured but were expected to recover. Afterward, Brooks said he saw Sen. Representative Mike Bishop of MI told a Detroit radio station the gunman "had a rifle that was clearly meant for the job of taking people out, multiple casualties, and he had several rounds and magazines that he kept unloading and reloading". Read More »

Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia

The biggest surprise was on the Republican side. With 99 percent of precincts reporting on the GOP side, Gillespie led former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart by just over 4,000 votes out of almost 365,000 ballots cast. "Together we helped elevate mainstream ideas that should have been there all along", he said, citing his support for a $15 minimum wage as an example. Read More »

Virginia: Gunman who shot Congressmen, dies

James Hodgkinson, 66, a resident of Belleville in IL, has been identified as the shooter by federal law enforcement sources, CNN reported . The account also was a member of groups critical of Republicans and President Trump , including ones named "I hate Donald Trump ", "Boycott The Republican Party" and "Expose Republican Fraud", among others. Read More »

Lone gunman shoots USA congressman at baseball practice


I feared he was going to start firing into the dugout. "This is a stable situation", Michael Brown, chief of police for Alexandria, Virginia , told reporters. "He will recover from this assault", Trump said, "and Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not only of the entire city behind you, but of an entire nation, and frankly, the entire world". Read More »

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

US President Donald Trump is being personally investigated by the man charged with overseeing a probe of Russia's attempts to meddle in the election, the Washington Post reports . On the eve before Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate, the interview of Politico with Newsmax Chief Executive Christopher Ruddy came out. Read More »

Hundreds of demonstrators arrested in Russian Federation

According to OVD, an independent group observing arrests in Russian, claimed that almost 1,400 people were detained in Moscow and St. Petersburg on Monday. At one point, the Moscow demonstration featured about 5,000 protesters rallying next to an enclosure with geese, a medieval catapult and bearded men in homemade tunics and carrying wooden shields. Read More »

Death toll rises to 12 in London, UK apartment building inferno

Adi Estu, 32, who lives nearby and took refuge in a church with her husband and nine-month-old son, said: "I saw people flashing their lights for help, families flashing their mobile phones like a torch". Residents said the fire spread on the exterior of the tower, which was covered in cladding during refurbishment completed previous year. Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 27-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze, and a plume of ... Read More »

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

Trump friend Chris Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax , went so far as to suggest the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel . "If there were good cause, I would consider it". The billionaire's delusion of grandeur, however, has the #Republican party partly to blame for feeding Trump's big ego, with the Monday praise session as the best example. Read More »

6 killed, dozens injured in massive London high-rise blaze


There were a considerable number of people inside the tower during the night, he added. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said firefighters were only able to reach the 12th floor at the height of the blaze . The area neighbours the wealthy district of Notting Hill. London Fire Brigade assistant commissioner Dan Daly said in a statement that "firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire". Read More »

Lawmakers share thoughts, concerns after baseball shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KRQE)- New Mexico Congressman Steve Pearce was among the Republicans practicing Wednesday morning when a shooter opened fire . According to a CNN report, federal law enforcement identified the assailant at James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois. Read More »

IPad Pro 10.5: What do the critics think?


For iPhones and iPads , messages would now be synced to Apple servers in the cloud. iPhones will only keep the most recent messages to save storage. That's nearly $1800. And you can add another $400 or so to that if you'd prefer the 12.9-inch screen. It is 30 per cent faster and has a 40 per cent boost in graphics performance. Read More »

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title


Jelena Ostapenko found herself in a huge hole in a first grand slam final but even that didn't unsettle the Latvian as she dazzled with winners from everywhere on the court to defeat Simona Halep at the French Open women's final. Having arrived in Paris as the little-known world number 47 from Latvia, Ostapenko leaves as the world number 12 and with her career earnings nearly tripled. Read More »

London tower block fire: At least 12 dead, number expected to rise


More than 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought for hours to try to bring the Grenfell Tower block blaze - one of the most treacherous seen in London for a generation - under control. The London Evening Standard reported many more of the tower block's hundreds of residents are still unaccounted for. "They were also providing food and clothes to people". Read More »

'An Appalling And Detestable Lie': 5 Highlights From Sessions' Senate Testimony


US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday vehemently rejected the suggestion he colluded with Russian Federation to tilt last year's election in Donald Trump's favor, branding the accusations an "appalling and detestable lie". Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indication of just how much the Russian Federation investigation has shaded his tenure. Read More »