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Pence visits hospital where Steve Scalise is recovering

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A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on Wednesday, wounding several people including House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise before being taken into custody, police and witnesses said. Read More »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Will Investigate President Trump

The latest "bombshell" report - at least in the minds of journalists - is that special counsel Robert Mueller is allegedly investigating whether President Trump obstructed justice. Today is Donald Trump's birthday. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller on May 17, testified on Tuesday that he would not fire the special counsel without "good cause". Read More »

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

Scalise was one of the people Hodgkinson shot. He shot the third-highest-ranking House Republican , whip Steve Scalise , and injured four others at the field just outside of Washington about 7am on Wednesday (9pm AEST). A Facebook page belonging to someone with the same name and hometown of Hodgkinson includes both anti-Republican and anti-Trump rhetoric, as well as photos of Sanders. Read More »

IPad Pro Available at Huge Discounts on Best Buy

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard . The iPad market is a problem for Apple . This means that the new iPad Pros will offer a better consumer experience along with more features once the iOS 11 is launched, likely around September. Read More »

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested on way to protest, wife says

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The 41-year-old's anti-corruption videos have needled the country's most powerful and drawn to the streets crowds unseen since a wave of protests against President Vladimir Putin's re-election to a third term in 2012. A legal "caution" was being readied for Navalny, it said. Ilya Yashin, a prominent opposition figure, wrote on Twitter that when he asked police why he was being detained , he was told it was because he had failed to celebrate Russia Day "normally". Read More »

London firefighters search for more building inferno victims

The blaze early Wednesday in the building in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing. "But we will need to look much more closely at how much of that corresponds to the cause of today's fire". "We will cooperate fully with all the relevant authorities in order to ascertain the cause of this tragedy". Read More »

Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

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Scalise , the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip, Rep. Mo Brooks told CNN . "I've known Steve a long time. and I know that he's very persistent and strong, which is why I characterize him like a little chihuahua", Richmond said. Read More »

London fire death toll at 17

He told his father in separate calls that suffocating smoke in the stairs kept them inside their apartment and awaiting rescue. "We could do nothing and we could see the stuff on the side was falling off, collapsing". At that point he had already prepared to leave the building by packing possessions into a holdall, she claimed. "This is a multi-ethnic, multicultural, diverse community that just didn't get served by the people representing them", Collins told AFP. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May orders full public inquiry

Commissioner Dany Cotton said it would be a "miracle" to find anyone still alive. Authorities have said they did not expect to find any survivors. 200 people live in the 120 apartments inside the 24-storey tower. The company responsible for managing the Grenfell Tower , Kensington & Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) contracted the £10m refurbishment of Grenfell to a private construction firm, Rydon . Read More »

Trump Will Not Attend Congressional Baseball Game

Trump", said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer . "He's a patriot. And he's a fighter", Trump said. But this time, it was President Donald Trump who was called upon to speak words of comfort in such a troubled moment, one fraught with the overtones of gun politics and the heated rhetoric of a nation sharply divided along party lines. Read More »

Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

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Zach Barth, a staffer for Republican Congressman Roger Williams, and Matt Mika , director of government relations for Tyson Foods, were wounded in the attack. They are going to all wear LSU hats in honor of Steve and I think that's a wonderful thing. She pointed to the attack ads against her that Republicans have run in the Georgia special election and said they have resulted in "calls to my home constantly, threats in front of my grandchildren". Read More »

Nintendo stealth reveals Metroid: Samus Returns at E3 2017

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This is certainly the USA release date, but we predict a global release around the same week. Hopefully more information on Metroid Prime 4 is on the way. While Nintendo is mainly known for more colorful and cheerful titles, the Metroid Prime games have always been far maturer. As well as the gameplay trailer at the top of the page, below is the full game reveal from Nintendo at E3. Read More »

President Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

Trump's proposed federal education budget would slash $168 million for state technical education grants. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who briefed White House reporters after Acosta, said the Department of Agriculture on Monday released guidance for American beef producers preparing to ship beef to Chinese markets for the first time since 2003. Read More »

Trump says "could be some unity" after Scalise "sacrifice"

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In an earlier tweet he had called Scalise "a true friend and patriot", and said the congressman had been "badly injured" but would "fully recover". Scalise, R-Jefferson, remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, but players insisted on going ahead with Thursday night's game in his honor. Read More »

Should Puerto Rico become the 51st state?

The chances this time aren't any better. The island has lost 10% of its population in the past decade. The validity of the referendum, which came amid an economic crisis that has forced the island into bankruptcy and caused the ailing government to install grim austerity measures, has been challenged by opposition parties due to a low turnout. Read More »

Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russia probe

The questions will continue, especially of everyone who steps before Congress, but Trump allies have proved that even going under oath won't shed light on the full details surrounding the Russian Federation investigation and whether Trump pressured high-ranking officials to drop it. Read More »

Kirby Is Getting An All-New Co-op Nintendo Switch Game Next Year

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Hopefully, Nintendo will expand upon how the multiplayer aspects of this game will work as the power combinations shown in the trailer certainly look to build on traditional Kirby gameplay in many clever ways. Please note that the title will be released exclusively on Nintendo Switch on 27 October. The game is being developed by Game Freak, the team behind the mainline Pokémon RPG titles, and "may not release for more than a year", according to Ishihara. Read More »

DC police say 2 arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case

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Erdogan's security detail returned with him to Turkey after his visit. Speaking in Ankara on Thursday at a dinner to break the Ramadan fast, Erdogan asked 'What kind of a law is this?' It accused the protesters of ties to the PKK, a Kurdish militant group, which it called a terrorist organisation. Read More »

300 deaths in US-led strikes in Raqqa

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However, that doesn't translate into an easy fight or quick victory for America's Kurdish partners in Syria . The Coalition and its member nations are trying to preserve human life at great cost and personal risk. Airwars recently reported that data from the Coalition's Operation "Inherent Resolve" showed a 34 per cent jump in munitions dropped by Coalition forces in May alone - mostly said to be around Raqqa . Read More »

Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

So you know, the Senate can try to compel the attorney general to answer the questions. "Some men R so threatened by tough strong women". We can not allow them to hold us back, or silence us into self-doubt. "Can Sessions point to the policy, in writing, that allows him to not answer a whole host of our questions today". And Sessions was nervous. The hearing went about as well as you imagined, with Republicans handing out layups and bringing up Hillary Clinton and Democrats being ... Read More »

UK elections 2017: In Hung House, Theresa May will lead minority government

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It comes after a stunning series of gains for Mr Corbyn's party as the Conservatives lost their majority in a snap election that spectacularly backfired. European Union leaders expressed fears that May's shock loss of her majority would raise the risk of negotiations failing. The political, economic and institutional uncertainty stemming from the June 2016 Brexit referendum and the upcoming U.K. Read More »

The New iPad Pro's Secrets Are Out

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Over the past couple of months we've issued a couple of warnings against Apple products. Combined with ProMotion , this means it will respond better and faster, so you can expect smooth sailing when you bring out the artist in you - even if you just doodle around. Read More »

Wisconsin lawmakers react to the Alexandria shooting

Hodgkinson was fatally shot Wednesday by two Capitol Hill Police officers assigned to protect Scalise. MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is being treated, said in a statement that Scalise underwent a second surgery "related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg" from previous day. Read More »

National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

If James wants a fourth ring-or if he simply wants a more competitive Finals matchup in 201-he can't be the only defensive option to handle Durant. Golden State swept through the playoffs, defeating the Portland Trailblazers, the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs in four games each, and the Cleveland Cavaliers , the defending National Basketball Association champions, in five. Read More »

Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

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This update is geared small tweaks here and there, such as rearrangement of icons and change in their shape. "We listened closely and kept what you love", Kim wrote in a blog post . Then it reached the Beta branch , with a few more changes. The company has outlined the key changes, which will change the look and feel of the service on every platform. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey Information Overload

We will know more soon. Amazon's video game sales chart biggest reveal is that Nintendo won E3 2017 in a huge way. At the time of publishing, Super Mario Odyssey is available to pre-order on Amazon for $59.99. One of the major difference in the game is that this time Mario will be able to throw his hat "Cappy" on to his enemies to control them for a short period of time. Read More »

Trump Called House Health Care Bill 'Mean' in Meeting With Senators

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Trump has similarly urged the Senate to make the bill more "generous, kind (and) with heart". A White House official declined to comment to CBS News. "Your deductibles, when it comes to deductibles, they were so ridiculous that nobody got to use their current plan - this nonexistent plan that I heard so many wonderful things about over the last three or four days". Read More »

Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

The AP-NORC poll of 1,068 adults was conducted June 8-11 using a sample drawn from NORC's probability-based AmeriSpeak panel, which is created to be representative of the US population. To offer apprenticeships, companies now have to register with the Labor Department and adhere to specific government guidelines. "Apprenticeship is great, but it's not the only tool in the toolbox". Read More »

Death Toll In London Apartment Building Fire Rises To 17

The blaze early Wednesday in the 24-story building in west London's North Kensington district also injured 74 others, 18 of them critically, and left an unknown number missing. Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a public inquiry into the disaster, after coming under pressure as to whether the tragedy could have been prevented. Read More »

Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

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Sanders, an independent from Vermont, campaigned for the Democratic nomination previous year. He campaigned to raise taxes on the wealthy, calling himself a democratic socialist. Evanko described him as a "very angry little man, very angry person, felt slighted by people". "I'm surprised as anybody". Reports say Hodgkinson may have had an M1 rifle potentially capable of firing 30 rounds of ammunition.Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) said during the press briefing in Alexandria that ... Read More »

Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

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Over the past month he has set up shop in a federal office building in downtown Washington and begun assembling a team of investigators. Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called the accusation in the Post unfounded and said it "changes nothing". Read More »