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Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on talk from left


Another banner posted at the ball field before the shooting captures lots of causes (some in Arabic), including: "In the Future I Hope That Coming Out Doesn't Exist Because Everyone is Just Who They Are". He was living in his van and had a police record that included drunk driving, assault, and battery. Sue Hodgkinson said she felt "horrible", saying, "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it". Read More »

London fire: 58 presumed dead, say police

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to fears that the number of dead could exceed 100 by saying: "I really hope it isn't". The fire that consumed London's Grenfell Tower , tragically killing at least 30 people, may have dissipated, but it has once again focused attention on the city's social housing crisis. Read More »

Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante


A close associate of Trump told PBS NewsHour on June 13 that Trump was considering firing Mueller one month after he fired former FBI Director James Comey , who previously headed the Russian Federation investigation. Trump supporters such as Newt Gingrich and others have seemed to be greasing the wheel for the eventual ouster of Mueller. It took about 24 hours, but the White House has knocked down speculation that President Donald Trump considered firing special prosecutor Robert ... Read More »

US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Mr Trump is an avid user of Twitter , with more than 32 million followers on his personal account and over 18 million on the official presidential account. The Justice Department had no comment on Trump's tweet Friday. The Washington Post this week reported , not only that the president is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice , but also that the FBI inquiry is examining the business and financial dealings of the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner . Read More »

United States lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack


It is a rare and genuine opportunity for Democrats and Republicans to put their divisions aside and show those gathered in the stadium and watching across the USA, that they are not just politicians - they are people and players. Members of the U.S. Capitol Police engaged in a shootout with the assailant on Wednesday, and lawmakers said their presence probably prevented many deaths. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings


James Hodgkinson , who has been identified as the shooter of Steve Scalise , protests outside of the United States Post Office in Belleville, Illinois, in this April 2012 image. "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us", Ryan said, to prolonged applause. "It's cool that they're putting it on even after the shooting". Read More »

The Xbox One X Is Not For Everybody, Says Microsoft's Phil Spencer


But the question remains, "why to shell out an extra 100 dollars (Rs 6,500) when you get nearly the same thing for a lesser price?" The console is set to reach the market in early November, but will users notice any difference between the Xbox One X and the standard Xbox One S? However, there are also other things to consider when it comes to buying a console. Read More »

Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign


The White House has denied any collusion. But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to hand off oversight given his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey. The point is that Mueller's investigation is broadening, not narrowing. "Mueller and Rod Rosenstein? ". Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his ... Read More »

India wins toss, bowls first in Champions Trophy final

India was asked to produce the highest successful run chase in Trophy history, and had the weapons to do it. Ravi Ashwin and Jadeja would bowl 18 overs for no wickets conceding 137 runs and it was Fakhar, an unknown bystander three weeks ago, who set the tone. Read More »

Hodgkinson took target practice in Belleville before leaving, neighbor says


Police said it was unclear whether James Hodgkinson planned to target the lawmakers on his list, which included Reps. In March, Sheriff's deputies came out to Hodgkinson's house in IL after a neighbor reported hearing 50 gunshots. "There's just no way that I would have guessed that this guy would be shooting at law enforcement and a congressman", said Brennwald, an attorney. Read More »

Escaped Ga. Inmates Who Killed 2 Guards Captured In Tennessee, Police Say

Bill Miller said . After being held at gunpoint by the owner of the auto, they were finally taken back into custody. When officers approached, Rowe and Dubose surrendered and were taken into custody without injuries, Goodwin said. Sheriff Sills thanked the Rutherford and Bedford County Sheriff's Offices and all the state, local and federal agencies who participated in the apprehension. Read More »

London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing

Several people appeared to clash with security guards inside, before leaving the building and gathering on the steps outside. Hundreds of people, including singer and human rights campaigner Lily Allen, were protesting outside the town hall of Kensington and Chelsea, holding up cardboard signs reading "Justice for Grenfell". Read More »

Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

CORNISH: Now, if the president is so down on Mueller, why not fire him? Newt Gingrich called Mueller the anti-Trump special counsel, the tip of the deep state spear. Gingrich said he is troubled by Democratic donations of Mueller's picks to help lead the probe. He is nearly certain to be asked about the possibility of the president firing Mueller. Read More »

Secrecy over Obamacare repeal bill riling some Republicans too

But the decision to keep the Senate's version shrouded in mystery has added another controversial dynamic to the healthcare overhaul. "The problem is it's going to take away insurance coverage from people, and that takes us backward". John Kasich said in an interview. The new health care bill is so secretive even Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is not privy to it - or so he claimed during a hearing when Sen. Read More »

Trump Reports Hundreds of Millions in Financial Liabilities


The President is reportedly owing $310 million to various financial institutions. Officials must disclose values on the form in ranges that top out at $50 million. Up to $7 million was reported in book royalties, including $1 million to $5 million from his book "Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America". ETP, whose CEO Kelcy Warren is a Trump donor, is facing new challenges in court to the pipeline, which the Trump administration approved by executive order shortly after taking ... Read More »

Nine killed in violence across Indian Occupied Kashmir

He said it was not immediately clear whether the duo were part of the stone-pelting mob who tried to disrupt the anti- militancy operation in the village. "The situation is so grim that the youth courageous naked bullets of the Indian forces to save the lives of militants who are their heroes". Meanwhile, the joint separatist leadership has called for complete shutdown in the Valley on Saturday against the killing of two civilians. Read More »

Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting


The FBI believes Hodgkinson had moved from IL to Alexandria in recent months, and was living in his vehicle. His social media presence indicated he was strongly opposed to Republicans, including President Trump. The officials said Friday that the significance of the list was not known. He always drank Budweiser from a can and drank alone, barely speaking to anyone, including the bartenders. Read More »

Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband


Reacting to the weekend terrorist attack in London , Trump doubled down on Monday, calling his order a " travel ban" despite contradictions from other White House officials and Justice Department lawyers. The husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway criticized President Donald Trump's tweets about the administration's temporary travel ban on Monday, saying they were undercutting the Justice Department's ability to defend his policies. Read More »

Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot


Congressional Democrats beat their Republican counterparts in Washington's annual charity baseball game , an event marked by the shooting of Rep. "We're playing the game tomorrow". The Washington Nationals released additional seating in the stadium to accommodate the demand. Members of Congress took the field at Washington's Nationals Park on Thursday night for the game, many wearing hats to honour Scalise. Read More »

Trump makes case for apprenticeships


The White House noted that there are now six million job vacancies in the United States, the highest number in almost 40 years, but workers don't necessarily have the skills to fill them. The restaurant industry is already using apprenticeships to grow and train our workforce. Earlier this week, the president said he would like to see those paid positions at "every high school in America." "You don't want a fly-by-night training program". Read More »

Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

The President also directed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to convene a task force on expanding internet access on the island and reiterate the USs' opposition to efforts in the UNs to lift the Cuban embargo until more is done to honour human rights , reports CNN . Read More »

58 people confirmed or presumed dead from London tower fire

Those who lost their homes would be rehoused within three weeks, she said. "The prime minister needs to act immediately to ensure that all evidence is protected so that everyone culpable for what happened at Grenfell Tower is held to account and feels the full force of the law", Lammy said. Read More »

London fire victims may never be identified

While 30 people have been confirmed dead, there are fears the death toll could hit hundreds. These buildings are believed to not have sprinklers or fire escapes and could spark another disaster like Grenfell Tower. But she sidestepped questions over whether she had failed to judge the public mood. People hold up placards against the Conservative government as they gather in Whitehall, to protest after the fire at Grenfell Tower which engulfed the 24 storey building on Wednesday, in London, ... Read More »

Two of the London Bridge/Borough Market attackers from Barking - third man named


Italian news site Corriere Della Sera claimed that Zaghba had been previously been stopped in 2016 at Bologna airport, where his mother lived, when trying to catch a flight bound for Syria via Turkey. A Met Police spokesperson told CNN that an investigation into Butt started in the summer of 2015, during which police received a call to the anti-terror hotline. Read More »

Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey


It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation , or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing former FBI director James Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack


The attack left seven people dead and dozens wounded before police shot dead the three attackers, who wore fake suicide vests. Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, was the youngest of the attackers and was allowed to enter the United Kingdom and had been living in east London before Saturday's attack. Read More »

Escaped Georgia inmates captured thanks to the aid of armed citizens

The Bedford County Sheriff's Office told WSMV law enforcement stopped the auto on Interstate 24 near the Epps Mill Road exit. He tells the dispatcher they weren't injured, saying, "I don't need an ambulance". The Honda was found Wednesday, intentionally concealed in a wooded area near the burglarized house, Sills said. Sills thanked the Rutherford and Bedford County sheriff's offices and all local and federal agencies that worked to apprehend the men. Read More »

Trump knows he is "being investigated for firing the FBI Director"

The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the November election in his favour. Read More »

Darjeeling shutdown continues, GJM holds protest rally

The "Queen of Hills" virtually turned into a battlefield as protests marked the shutdown which was countered by supporters of Bengal's ruling the Trinamool Congress and dominant hill party, the GJM. Police then fired teargas shells and used batons to disperse the crowd, they said. GJM supporters are creating violence and attacking police. Tamsang Lepcha, head of Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board, biggest and most influential among the 15 bodies, told HT that a committee comprising members ... Read More »

President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami

Under Trump's new travel restrictions, commerce with businesses run by the military branch of the Cuban army will be strictly forbidden. Those trips were not subject to strict scrutiny by authorities, meaning that some visits to the island verged on tourism, still illegal under the long-standing embargo against the Castro regime. Read More »

Senate pushes for healthcare vote by end of the month

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered only vague optimism for meeting Trump's lofty goal. That said, there are just 18 days until the week-long Fourth of July recess, and 31 days until the five-week-long August recess. Read More »