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List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

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Zachary Barth, staffer for Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas), and Capitol Police agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey were also wounded in the attack, but their injuries are not life-threatening. Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". As the Tribune notes , a Facebook page that looks to be that of Sue Hodgkinson was still online as of Friday morning, attracting comments both supportive and vitriolic. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

Press Secretary Sean Spicer told pool reporters that Trump and First Lady Melania Trump spoke with Scalise's doctors and the congressman's wife, Jennifer. The Congressional Baseball Game began shortly after it's scheduled start of 7:05 p.m. (2305 UTC) Thursday. House Speaker Paul Ryan has paid a visit to wounded Majority Whip Steve Scalise at the hospital. Read More »

Corbyn: Majority of one million 'decent jobs' would go to UK workers

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With less than a week to go before the national election, the poll showed the Conservatives' share of the vote had fallen to 45 per cent, down four percentage points since the previous poll published on May 18. Against the Bank of England's trade-weighted basket, which measures sterling's broader strength, the pound is now back where it was on 9 April, before May called the election. Read More »

Apple debuts 'HomePod' smart speaker

At the Wired Business Conference today in New York City, the exec behind Alexa-Amazon's SVP of Devices David Limp-explained how he thinks Apple's connected speaker fits into the landscape. Still, the HomePod costs a bit more than numerous traditional speakers with which it wants to compete. Until then, Amazon will remain the smart home market's most popular device maker. Read More »

South Africa supports mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

Qatar and Turkey also seek to engage Saudi Arabia's rival Iran despite differences with Tehran's policies in the broader region. Iran said it is planning to send 100 tons of fresh fruit and legumes everyday. Those regional countries have suspended all land, air, and sea traffic with Qatar, ejected its diplomats, and ordered most Qatari citizens to leave. Read More »

May meets with Northern Irish Party

Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP , her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech , which lays out the agenda for the government. A Downing Street spokesman said details will be discussed and agreed by cabinet on Monday, after which more information is likely to be released. Ahead of the meeting with May, Sinn Fein Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said that any deal between the Conservatives and the DUP in Westminster can not be allowed to ... Read More »

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market

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The activist investor firm acquired a stake in the grocery chain and had been pressuring it to find a buyer after sales growth had stalled. Packaged food companies were also damaged by the specter of healthier food that is less expensive targeting their customer base. Read More »

Congress plays baseball for charity one day after shooting

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It was his 11th time suiting up for the game, but he says this game was different. Scalise had been fielding balls at second base when he was shot and then dragged himself away from the infield in a trail of blood. Mr Trump visited the hospital late on Wednesday and said Mr Scalise was "in some trouble". "When tragedy strikes we are family", said Representative Nanette Barragan, who plays on the Democratic baseball team and invited all to attend the congressional charity baseball game ... Read More »

Xbox One X the Scorpio

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 debuted in 2013. The games would be available digitally and on disc for Xbox One players. This comes on the back of several analysts saying that the Xbox One X's price point of $649 AUD is too much. Read More »

Confirmed death toll in London fire rises to 30

She has promised to set up a public inquiry and pledged 5 million pounds ($US6.40 million) to help the victims. In addition to those killed, the blaze injured at least 74 people. Residents have also criticised the local authority as many of those left homeless struggle to find out where they will be rehoused in the medium term. Read More »

Police launch criminal probe into Grenfell Tower fire

According to media reports , the cladding had a plastic core and was similar to that used by high-rise buildings in France, the United Arab Emirates and Australia, which had also suffered fires that spread. Queen Elizabeth II and her grandson Prince William visited the Grenfell Tower earlier this morning. "Furthermore it will probably be some time before all victims are located due to the sheer difficulty of fire fighters working in a building which is unsafe and will require a ... Read More »

United Kingdom election: Theresa May keeps top jobs unchanged

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Mrs May is to stay in office with the support of her "friends" in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) after the Conservatives failed to win a majority in the snap election she called. "It is quite possible there will be an election later this year or early next year and that might be a good thing because we can not go on with a period of great instability", Corbyn told the BBC. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth visits survivors of London tower fire

The protesters scuffled with security guards in the lobby of the building. A number of protesters managed to enter the building, demanding to speak with officials. She was pictured talking to fire officers and staring up at the blackened remains of the Grenfell Tower , but was criticised for leaving without talking to residents. Read More »

British PM May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

We have got a mandate to deal with issues of poverty, justice and inequality in Britain... Ms May's party far from gaining any seats was reduced to 318 below the simple majority of 326 in Parliament. May also promised that her government will "keep our nation safe and secure", after recent attacks in London and Manchester, by "cracking down on the ideology of Islamist extremism and all those who support it and giving the police and the authorities the powers they need to keep our country ... Read More »

Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

Stopping short of reversal, President Donald Trump planned to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at halting the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations. JOHN YANG: How have they talked about how their lives have changed, what difference this past two years has been to them? "I am more hopeful than ever for the return of Joanne Chesimard to the United States to complete her term of imprisonment for the 1973 murder of ... Read More »

Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight

Northam, who has pledged to fight Trump, said he will also work with Republican lawmakers on several issues such as tax overhaul, Business Insider reported. Northam raised almost $6.5 million in the primary compared to Perriello's $4 million haul, which helped the lieutenant governor saturate Washington-area television stations with ads over the last few weeks. Read More »

Ariana Grande and others spread the love during One Love Manchester concert

I'm not going to let go of love. After all, the performance was being live-streamed across the world so will.i.am could have been addressing London. The singer, who organized the One Love Manchester concert, appeared alongside acts including Coldplay , Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Pharrell Williams , Take That, Robbie Williams and former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher , himself from Manchester. Read More »

Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

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The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop a year ago in front of his girlfriend and her daughter was acquitted of all charges in a St. The police officer responsible for shooting & killing Philando Castile was found NOT guilty on Friday. "Philando Castile got victimized by the system". Read More »

London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

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The package includes a guarantee to rehouse people as close as possible to where they previously lived - a poor neighbourhood surrounded by extreme wealth. Scotland Yard has launched a criminal inquiry into the fire as it has emerged that the type of cladding panels used on the building have been widely prohibited on tall structures in the USA since 2012 because of its flammability. Read More »

One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown

The inmates took the couples' Jeep and left, but after about 15 minutes, the man freed himself and called the sheriff's office , Swing said. "They wrestled with the man and got control of him and threatened both of them's lives", he said. Read More »

Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

Pence had visited the hospital where Scalise is being treated earlier in the day. Griner was among the five people shooter James T. Hodgkinson wounded on Wednesday during an incident at the Republican congressional baseball practice. The gunman died after being wounded in a gunfight with police. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson , who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. Read More »

President Trump says he is 'canceling' Obama-era Cuba deal

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And now that I am your president America will expose the crimes of the Castro regime and stand with the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom. The senator, who challenged Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, was expected to accompany Trump to Miami for the announcement. Read More »

After Intense Pressure, Facebook Reveals AI Tools to Fight Terrorist Propaganda

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Machine learning is being used to detect similar posts to those Facebook has already determined to be in favour of the groups' activities. Dartmouth College computer scientist Hany Farid applauded Facebook's vow to take what he believes are necessary steps to combat terrorism online - but he's not convinced the company will live up to the promise. Read More »

Trump announces rollback of some Cuba policies

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President Donald Trump slammed former President Barack Obama's dealings with the communist regime in Cuba on Friday in Miami , charting his own course of more confrontational relations with the Castro-led government. USA airlines and cruise ships will still be allowed to serve the island. "Relations between Cuba and the United States have gone up and down during the last half century and while their have been small steps to improve them, the people have only seen them roll back ... Read More »

Minnesota police officer acquitted of charges in black motorist's shooting

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St. Paul Public Schools, where Castile was employed as a cafeteria worker, described Castile as a "beloved employee". "I didn't want to shoot Mr. Castile", Yanez testified . She also acknowledged that she and Castile smoked marijuana regularly, and that marijuana was in the auto at the time of the shooting. “I dont doubt that Officer Yanez is a decent person, but he made a disgusting mistake from our perspective, and thats what this case was about. Read More »

United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Investigators say Hodgkinson shot House Rep. Steve Scalise on Wednesday before he was killed by police who had been guarding Scalise on the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field. Duncan is now the only SC lawmaker on the team. Many members of the House and Senate from both major political parties have spoken warmly about Scalise's gregarious nature this week. Read More »

Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought

Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition following surgery to fix injuries sustained after he was shot at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, hospital officials announced in a statement on Thursday evening. A law enforcement official says the gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several other people during an early morning baseball practice legally purchased his rifle and handgun. Read More »

Scalise will remain in the hospital for 'some time'

Before the event, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said: "Tonight we will go to the game, play our hardest, but we will all be Team Scalise ". Republicans and Democrats have shown they can engage in a spirited rivalry without rancor - at least on the ballfield. Read More »

Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

CNN is suing the Justice Department for copies of fired FBI Director James Comey's personal memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump . There's no guarantee that the office of the special counsel will pursue this line of investigation, says Entous - these meetings are merely the first step to help investigators determine whether there's more evidence to uncover about obstruction of justice. Read More »