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Trump sits by bedside of congressman wounded in shooting

Earlier in the day Trump recognized Scalise as a friend, while commenting on the shooting that wounded five people at the baseball field. (AP Photo/J. One C...


Theresa May to meet with backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, which saw its number of parliamentary seats and share of the vote increase, said there could be another el...


United States senators agree on law for fresh Russian Federation sanctions

The measure calls for strengthening current sanctions and imposing new ones on a broad range of people, including Russians engaged in corruption, individuals in...


Congressman shot at GOP baseball practice supports gun rights

After Scalise was shot in the hip, the bullet traveled through his pelvis, fractured bones and injured internal organs. Scalise, of Louisiana, underwent surgery...


Lawmakers ought to be able to carry guns, Georgia congressman says

Nanette Barragan of California, who plays on the Democratic baseball team and invited all to attend the congressional charity baseball game Thursday night at ...


David Grossman wins 2017 Man Booker International Prize

Before 2016, the Man Booker International was awarded every second year to an author for their entire body of work. He split the £50,000 cash award for his wi...


Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

In fact, they've nearly become normalized in our society. Scalise , the No. 3 Republican in the House, has worked to oppose new federal gun controls that h...


The Clinton-Lynch plot to shatter the glass ceiling

He said that Lynch authorized Comey to investigate Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, but told him to "call it a matter". The Re...


The moment a gunman opened fire on GOP baseball team

It probably goes without saying that what you'll hear is disturbing. " Do we know where he's at? " the cameraman asks. "I assume people've been calling 911 ...


Mueller probe examining obstruction

President Donald Trump responded on Thursday to a new report indicating he is under investigation for obstruction of justice. A majority of Americans are ...


Democratic Lawmakers to Sue Trump

Some of the president's actions that constitute violations, the lawsuit argues , include "collecting payments from foreign diplomats who stay in his hotels a...


Trump lashes out over probe into possible obstruction of justice

Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , Natio...


Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

Senators will be grilling fired FBI chief James Comey on Thursday about an Oval Office meeting in February at which, Comey later told aides, Trump asked him t...


President visits Scalise in hospital

The gunman, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson died a short time later from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana...


Bernie Sanders Condemns The Virginia Shootings

Walsh said Hodgkinson was a home inspector, at one point describing him as a happy-go-lucky guy. In fact, the former mayor of Alexandria, Bill Euillev, told...


Manhunt launched after convicts overpower guards and escape prison bus

Sills has described the inmates, who took the correctional officers' pistols, as "dangerous beyond description" and has said anyone who sees them should call 91...


USA military posture in Afghanistan in regional context: Mattis

A day earlier, Mattis told the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defence that the U.S. is considering issues from India, Pakistan and other nations in the r...


On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phoney' Russian Federation story

Still, a probe into the President himself marks a potential turning point. Trump responded to reports he is personally being investigated for obstruction o...


Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after shooting

Scalise , the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, is in critical condition after he suffered a single shot to the left h...


Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects

In his remarks, Netanyahu shared that the father of his wife, Sara, "is the only one of a family of nearly 100 people who survived and therefore, this visit her...


London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims, death toll rises to 17

Fire safety engineers were stunned at the pace in which flames tore through the 120-apartment Grenfell Tower early Wednesday when most people were asleep. ...


Death Toll In London Apartment Fire Now At 17

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, famili...


Death toll in London apartment building fire climbs to 17

Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police said: "This is going to be a long and complex recovery operation and I do anticipate that the number of fatali...


Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel will have 'full independence' for Russian Federation probe

Scott Walker, as his attorney general, Jeff Sessions , faced questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee on potential Trump campaign ties to Russian Fed...


Sanders sickened at shooting by supporter

Sanders said Wednesday that he was "sickened by this despicable act". Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, had campaigned for Bernie Sanders in November's...