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United States troops near Marawi but not fighting rebels

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington "proudly stands" with the Philippines in its anti-terrorism operations in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur, Mindanao. "The government and its armed forces is open to any help because it is a worldwide battle against terrorists", Padilla said. Over the years, the American military has been developing sophisticated surveillance technology and equipment in the fight against terrorism, among them the Lockheed P-3 Orion aircraft that was ... Read More »

Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

The House cancelled proceedings for the day. Flake was one of the GOP members practicing in Alexandria , Va. Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire , injuring five including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.). Eric Swalwell, D-Calif ., said Wednesday. Hodgkinson, who spent most of his life in the community of 42,000 just across the Mississippi River from St. Read More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders says Virginia shooter apparently volunteered on his campaign

USA media identified Hodgkinson , who died following a shootout with police in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, as a 66-year-old from Belleville Illinois , a suburb of St. Social media accounts that appear to be affiliated with Hodgkinson show a man deeply connected to liberal politics and distrustful of Republican-controlled Washington . Read More »

AG Sessions dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

In Tuesday's testimony , Sessions agreed that he was one of the last men to leave the Oval Office that day but said in response to questions from Senator Marco Rubio that he didn't have "a major problem" with a private meeting between Comey and Trump. Read More »

Hospital says Rep. Scalise in critical condition following surge


He hit Steve Scalise ", Barton said , " Scalise's security detail and the Capitol Hill police immediately returned fire, and Alexandria Police also immediately came and began to return fire. Scalise suffered a gunshot to the hip and underwent surgery. "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues". Read More »

Trump and Tillerson Take Different Tones On Dealing With Qatar


Earlier in the week, Trump sent a series of tweets seemingly celebrating, and even taking credit for, its regional isolation. Trump got to know many Gulf leaders during his trip to Saudi Arabia last month during which he attended a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council nations. Read More »

Romania's ruling party withdraws support for its PM


Sorin Grindeanu's answer came shortly after that. He said that 54 of the 97 projects that were supposed to be carried out in the first half of this year, according to the governing program, have been implemented and only 9 haven't been started. Read More »

Trump decries shooting of top Congressman

Two of those officers also were wounded and both were expected to recover. Sanders challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election. Hodgkinson was identified as the gunman, a 66-year-old man from Belleville, Illinois. C-Span will carry the game, they said at their presser. Ryan urged lawmakers to show that "we are one big family" and praised the police officers who immediately reached the scene and engaged the shooter . Read More »

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead


Two Republican congressmen have said they believe the same man asked them if the team members were Democrats or Republicans shortly before the attack. The officers were part of the team that protects high-ranking members of Congress. Scalise is third in line in the leadership of the House. "Rep Steve Scalise of Louisiana , a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Read More »

Sanders Says Shooting Suspect Volunteered For His Campaign

Late in the day, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Hodgkinson had been in the Alexandra area since March and believed he was living out of his vehicle. "He had no reason to think he was doing anything illegal, immoral or anything". Over the last several weeks, Hodgkinson spent time at a YMCA near the site of the shooting, sitting with a computer in the lobby or at a table in an exercise area that overlooked the baseball field. Read More »

Scottish Conservatives want fishing protected as part of Brexit


In a statement , O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements". Without a so-called confidence and supply deal with the DUP, her party risks losing the vote next week on the Queen's Speech. Meanwhile, Fergal McFerran, the president of the National Union of Students' Irish branch said: "After the general election, there's been more attention given to equal rights here ... Read More »

Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction

McGahn II, White House counsel, told Trump not to fire Mueller. Officials say that changed shortly after Comey's firing. Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ's Russian Federation investigation could be in jeopardy. Read More »

Trump faces obstruction probe

The officials said Coats, Rogers and Ledgett would appear voluntarily, though it remains unclear whether they will describe in full their conversations with Trump and other top officials, or will be directed by the White House to invoke executive privilege. Read More »

Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Comey said he and other Federal Bureau of Investigation officials expected Sessions to recuse himself before it was publicly announced but would not discuss why they came to that conclusion. His testimony comes less than a week after Comey said during his own appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he felt Trump had violated the normal separation of criminal investigations from White House oversight by urging him to end the investigation into Russia's activities. Read More »

Britain can stay in European Union but perks will end: Verhofstadt

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, said he was also ready to start talks and hoped the United Kingdom general election would not have an impact. Theresa May had repeatedly said during the election campaign that the Brexit talks would start 11 days after the June 8 vote, using it as a warning that Jeremy Corbyn's Labour were not ready for the negotiations. Read More »

Michigan's congressional representatives reflect on Virginia shooting

Vice President Mike Pence has been speaking with the victims of Wednesday morning's attack on a Congressional Republican baseball practice. Other reports note that he was a volunteer on Democratic Sen. "They were in the middle of the ball park", he said. Security details are reserved for the most high profile top leaders including the Speaker of the House , the majority and minority leaders of both parties in both houses, and the party whips who serve directly under the leaders. Read More »

EU, Britain fail to agree Brexit talks start date


The Prime Minister must reach a deal with the DUP or she may lose a vote on the Queen's Speech, which takes place next week. Mr Cameron's intervention came when he spoke to a conference in Poland, where he warned the dramatic election results made Ms May's approach "difficult". Read More »

Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal


Cameron also said May was right to remain as Prime Minister despite surprisingly losing her parliamentary majority in the election. An initial round of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster ended with no agreement on Tuesday, although both sides said they were hopeful, with talks to resume Wednesday. Read More »

Fire hits massive London high-rise


Flames devoured the London high-rise with residents trapped inside, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. "I just hope they have got everyone out", he said. Ambulance officials say 78 people were being treated in hospitals across London for a range of injuries and smoke inhalation. Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in a tower block at Latimer Road in West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . Read More »

6th District Congressional candidates release statement on shooting

Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived at the hospital at around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday night, bringing with them bouquets of flowers for the shooting victims. The man thanked him. The shooting took place at a practice for the GOP congressional baseball team. "Chat later and it was just like you would get any other day", Brenda Fleischmann, Congressman Fleischmann's wife said. Read More »

Video captures moment gunman opens fire at GOP baseball team

Capitol Police and all those who were impacted by today's senseless violence at a baseball field in Alexandria , Virginia ". Spicer said Trump also spoke with other Capitol Police officers while at the hospital. Shots rang out for more than four minutes in Nathan's video. He tweeted - "Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana , a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Read More »

Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority

The ex-Labour leader has reunited with chancellor Alistair Darling, with both men penning letters to nearly 100,000 Scots in seats where the party believes it has a chance of ousting the SNP on June 8. Scotland has slipped down the Pisa global education rankings with the most recent report in December Scotland's worst since devolution, recording falls in reading, maths and science in secondary school pupils. Read More »

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE), Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL)

Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) has a market cap of $111.11 Million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated 458.96 Million. The original version of this story can be accessed at Read More »