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GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names


The couple had been married for 30 years, she said , and he'd sold nearly everything from his business before moving out to March. At an emotional press conference outside the couple's home in Belleville, Illinois, Sue Hodgkinson struggled for words to describe events running up to the shooting and said her husband, known also as Tom, had told her he had gone to the nation's capital to "work on taxes". Read More »

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?


Authorities said James Hodgkinson expressed grievances online about the president and Republicans, but they're still working to determine a concrete motive for the shooting. "It's really nice. The school, especially, has grown a lot since I arrived", he said. After the two became acquainted, Euille said, Hodgkinson started asking about where to go for breakfast, for happy hours in the evening and for weekend activities. Read More »

Trump's Policy impact on Cuba


Trump said that easing restrictions on trade and travel only helps the Castro government , and he wants U.S. money to go only to the fledgling private sector. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., tweeted Saturday - do the opposite of what President Barack Obama would have done. The embargo is the official ban on trade with a particular country. Read More »

Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster

May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the disaster site on Thursday and faced cries of " Shame on you " and " coward " when she returned the following day, with police breaking up scuffles. I'm angry, I have children. "Because of people saving money, people are dying". Newly-appointed Indian-origin housing minister in the Department for Communities and Local Government, Alok Sharma, said, "Every single family will be rehoused in the local area". Read More »

May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

Cmdr. Stuart Cundy said that number may change, as the number of people who died was originally at 30. "In circumstances where foam plastic insulation is permitted, the insulation must meet stringent fire performance testing to limit the amount of smoke produced and slow the spread of flame, or the insulation must be protected by non-combustible material", Cripps said in an email . Read More »

Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife


He wounded four people. The Louisiana republican remains in critical condition at a local hospital. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old former home builder and lead removal contractor, had run-ins with police but no felony convictions. "The guy from Belleville was shooting people", Kaiser said. "They saved the lives of our Members of Congress and prevented that dark day from becoming a tragedy beyond imagination". Read More »

List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter


All three Congressmen on the shooter's hit list belong to the House Freedom Caucus, which is comprised of the House of Representative's most conservative members. Hodgkinson said. Duncan said he told him it was a Republican ball practice, and Hodgkinson started to shoot them. Sue Hodgkinson talked with reporters briefly in Belleville, Illinois, on Thursday - in part to ask the media to stop disrupting the neighborhood. Read More »

Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

A three-step system allows referees to stop a match if players receive racist abuse and request a public announcement, then suspend the match if behavior persists and if necessary abandon the match. Meanwhile, New Zealand are appearing for the fourth time , although the All Whites are still hunting for a first win in the eight-team competition. Read More »

London protests held as anger mounts over Grenfell fire


The newspaper said Friday that Omnis Exteriors manufactured the aluminum composite material used in the cladding. "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss". Read More »

How to Sign Up for iOS 11 Public Beta


In what is certain to be a welcome move for app developers , Apple has announced that all the reviews and ratings their app has accumulated over the period of its existence on the app store, will no longer disappear when the devs release an update . Read More »

British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

After 24 hours of rallies in support of the Grenfell victims , Mrs May met with residents and community leaders on Saturday before setting out her plans to help. London's fire department says that the reason for the subway closure near the high-rise fire disaster is because of a "short-term risk of some debris falling onto the tracks". Read More »

Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

Ramon Saul Sanchez, leader of the anti-embargo Movimiento Democracia, told AFP that the changes do not fully reverse Obama's open-hand policy as Trump had suggested. -President Trump, speaking in MiamiWhat's new about Trump's recently announced Cuba policy? Well, for starters, none of Trump's reforms take effect immediately. Read More »

Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition


Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Porter Ranch) smiled broadly when asked who he thought would win the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game . The bullet reportedly pierced his hip during baseball practice may have done a lot of damage and the hospital said he's had to have a number of transfusions. Read More »

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter calling the move "a mistake" and "shortsighted". "Effective immediately, I am cancelling the previous administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba ", Trump said . It is not clear if the President will apply the same sanctions to other countries with poor human-rights records. There is no other option left for the USA but to take unilateral military actions inside Pakistani territory to kill jihadist operatives, it argued. Read More »

President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims


The president also asked for prayers for lobbyist Matt Mika , also critically wounded during Wednesday's attack on Republican members of Congress who were attacked while practicing for an annual charity baseball game. Spectators started a short chant of "USA" and many proud staffers walked around in U.S. tee shirts, as opposed to the usual shirts for specific members. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise


Pushing that message of unity were the House leaders Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi who told CNN's Jake Tapper that despite party affiliation they were both on "Team Scalise". "This game is always an important moment for both parties to come together to support charity, build friendships, and celebrate our national pastime, but, as you all know, tonight's game has taken on a much deeper level of meaning, beyond anything that we would have thought", he said. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Rep. Steve Scalise underwent surgery Thursday, his third procedure since suffering severe injuries a day before when a gunman opened fire on Republicans practicing for a congressional baseball game , sources told ABC News . U.S. Capitol Police officers, who were at the Alexandria ball field as part of Rep. Steve Scalise's security detail, and three Alexandria police officers responded to the shooter. Read More »

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Having won the first worldwide title of his illustrious career with Portugal at Euro 2016, Ronaldo has a realistic chance of bringing the Confederations Cup home. The only injury issue came prior to the tournament as Jesus Corona pulled out of the squad and he was replaced by Jürgen Damm . "We're playing the champions of Europe and the world champions, the Copa America champions are in the other group". Read More »

May keeps mum after DUP talks

But an alliance between May and a pro-Union party like the DUP could undermine the confidence of Northern Ireland's Catholics in the process and revive tensions in an area bordering the EU. "Northern Ireland's political leaders now have it in their hands to take control and shape a brighter future for everyone in Northern Ireland". "I think what we are hearing in this election is people want an approach that's less partisan, less nationalistic, less ideological". Read More »

Trump says Congressman Scalise 'in some trouble' after shooting

According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding. She says she's grateful to President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and all of Scalise's Capitol Hill colleagues "who have reached out to us during this most challenging time". Read More »

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller investigation

They know that Comey alone probably can't bring down Trump , and therefore the president's apologists have pointed the firehose of innuendo, fabrication, and exaggeration at Mueller himself. Mueller has since taken over this probe, and he may also be investigating whether the interactions between Trump and Comey - described in testimony by the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - constitute obstruction of justice. Read More »

Mickey Arthur positive about Pakistan's chances in Champions Trophy final

We came here very firmly of the opinion that we wanted to win it, and that has been our chat all the time. This is their fourth trip to the Champions Trophy final , and only the first for Pakistan . India have twice topped 300 this month and chased a further 455 for the loss of only three wickets in their other two matches. The victory also assumed significance as fans were earlier that year disappointed following India's group stage exit from 2007 50-over World Cup in West Indies. Read More »

Golden State Warriors spending the weekend in Las Vegas

Some reports have suggested James, the best player on the planet, may head to California to join the Lakers or Clippers in 2018, likely bringing talented players along in an effort to topple the Warriors if the Cavaliers fall short again next year. Read More »

Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

Tenney has reported the email to Capitol Police . Rand Paul told CNN . "Our lives were saved by the Capitol Police", Paul said . "The United States Capitol Police is dedicated to its mission to protect the U.S. Williams said he was injured after he ran from the sound of gunfire and dove into the first base dugout "like. into a pool with no water". There were no reports of fatalities. Read More »

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job

I'll say very positive things when they're warranted. "I think it is", Ruddy said. The White House said that Ruddy speaks only for himself and not the president . Mr Trump can not directly dismiss Mr Mueller . The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his entire tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to step aside from the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery


Two police officers were injured. Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting, eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, made a decision to come to the game for the first time. Read More »

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

The House has shown an appetite for passing new sanctions. Previous administrations - including President Barack Obama 's - have also been wary of sanctions directed by Congress . I hope the president will sign it. Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting in Moscow, Russia , Friday, June 16, 2017. Read More »

Leishman lurks behind leaders at US Open

Thomas's magical round equals the lowest numerical score in a major and the best ever in the 117-year history of the U.S. Open in relation to par. The Englishman had a chance for a piece of the third-round lead at the U.S. Players noticed firmer greens that were allowing putts to race past the hole. He was 10 under. I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes. Read More »

Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Earlier this week, Newsmax CEO and close Trump ally Chris Ruddy set the news cycle on fire when he claimed that President Donald Trump was thinking about terminating special counsel Robert Mueller . He said Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not involved in the Russian Federation probe and has not been briefed on it since his recusal. With so much suspicion already cast around the integrity of the independent investigation, a Mueller firing could be the last blow before Congress ... Read More »