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Corbyn on the verge of becoming the UK's next PM


Guy Verhofstadt, Belgium's former prime minister, said it was crucial for the United Kingdom government to shed light on how it wished to proceed, after Theresa May's failure to secure a parliamentary majority, created further uncertainty for the UK's future relationship with the EU. Read More »

Congressman Scalise in critical condition following surgery, hospital says

He said the police showed up soon after. Texas congressman Roger Williams said one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot but was doing well and expected to recover fully. Pat Meehan, R-Pennsylvania, in the Capitol building this morning, the first thing I did was give him a hug. "Nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill police. Read More »

United States troops killed in 'insider attack' in Nangarhar


There were conflicting reports about the number of officers, members of the Afghan Border Police, killed in the air raid. President Trump has been briefed on the situation. There have been approximately 95 insider attacks in Afghanistan since 2008, according to Long War Journal . In some cases Afghan troops have been forced to abandon more scattered and rural bases, and the government can claim to control or influence only 57 percent of the country, according to U.S. Read More »

Virginia: Donald Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball


It provided no further details about him. James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was the alleged shooter, and was pronounced dead Wednesday morning. Police chief Michael Brown said officers were on the scene within three minutes of receiving a call about the shooting at 7am (local time) and exchanged gunfire with the suspect. Read More »

London high-rise fire leaves multiple people dead, dozens injured and others missing


They could not put a number on those missing. "Many others are receiving medical care", London Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said. 'Sadly I don't anticipate that there will be further survivors'. 'My neighbour is the one who knocked on our door. Following an explosion which took place in 2009 at Lakanal House in Camberwell, which claimed six lives and injured over 20, the All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group recommended a review into the situation in 2013. Read More »

Condemning Virginia shooting, Netanyahu says Israel stands with US


President Donald Trump is making an evening visit to the hospital where a USA congressman who was critically wounded Wednesday at baseball practice is receiving treatment. The shooting suspect has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., two federal law enforcement sources confirm to NPR's Carrie Johnson. Read More »

Mueller probe looking at whether President tried to obstruct justice


White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told journalists on June 13: "While the president has every right to [fire Mueller] he has no intention to do so". Later the New York Times and Wall St Journal reported the story, citing their own sources. Still, Gingrich said any special counsel with an agenda can "all of the sudden find something procedural and technical to latch onto". Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller , who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . That prompted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller - himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - as special counsel the following week. Read More »

Four dead in Weis Market shooting

And in May, a man and a woman were found shot to death behind a market in Pomona, Ca. "This is another senseless act that didn't have to happen", Nederostek said . 'Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, ' said his mother, Lori Ann Stair. 'All of these recordings and videos are essential for understanding what I did and how I did it. Read More »

U.S. politician shot at baseball practice in critical condition after surgery

St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson said Wednesday that Hodgkinson showed the deputy all required firearms licenses and documentation involving the high-powered hunting rifle, which he said he was simply using for target practice. where things aren't so personal and we're so judgmental of each other". When the gunman opened fire , resident Katie Filous was walking her dogs on the sidewalk next to the baseball field and a YMCA. Read More »

Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting


Scalise was shot in the incident, along with multiple congressional staffers. The police on Wednesday morning said a suspect was in custody and no longer a threat. "Today we saw how our officers' extensive training and quick response saved lives", he added. Jeff Flake, who was at the practice as well, said he met with Griner and Bailey and "thanked them for saving my life". Read More »

Remember the professor who said Republicans should be executed?


House Majority Whip Scalise, 51, was shot in the hip while five others, including two police officers, were injured by the gunman identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, who was shot dead by the police. "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good", he added. The House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, echoed Ryan's message. Read More »

Special counsel investing Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Rosenstein wrote a memo to Sessions on Comey, which was then used by the administration to justify firing the director for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email case previous year. White House staffers have nonetheless sought to talk Trump down from the idea. The ad claims Comey was "consumed with election meddling" at the expense of fighting terrorism. Read More »

Sanders 'sickened' by shooting, says gunman had volunteered on campaign


In his letters to the editor , Hodgkinson railed against Republicans, most specifically on economic issues, and accused both conservative policies and whom he viewed as corrupt GOP politicians of perpetuating income inequality. He said Hodgkinson spent most of his life building homes but in recent years turned to home inspections. Though there are no other legal problems listed in St. Read More »

Lorenzana, Año go to Supreme Court for martial law session

In response, Sereno said she was "actually very much enlightened" by Calida's metaphor, before enumerating numerous side effects of steroids. He claimed the group had joined forces with the Ansarul Khilafah Philippines, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, and the Abu Sayyaf Group. Read More »

Germany expects no change to Brexit talks schedule

The Conservatives and DUP are now still continuing talks in order to secure a deal, although reportedly only minor details remain to be ironed out. DUP sources told the BBC the blaze had made an immediate announcement "inappropriate". The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions. Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories ... Read More »

Attack on U.S. lawmakers: What we know


Republican lawmaker Mo Brooks described Scalise dragging himself across the field in a bid to escape as the firing continued. 3 Republican in the U.S. Deputies last encountered Hodgkinson at his Belleville, Ill., home on March 24, when a neighbor reported gunshots fired in the area, Watson said. Read More »

Japan approves contentious bill against planning crimes


The new law allows investigators to charge an individual or organisation which conspires to engage in terrorism or other serious crimes. "In this sense, we believe criteria for what would constitute a crime under the revised law is clear", he told the Upper House plenary session Thursday morning. Read More »

President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

Shortly after Robert Mueller was named special counsel in the federal Russian Federation investigation, lawmakers speculated that the congressional probes may be sidelined by the forceful new presence. The White House, however, said Trump and Ruddy have never discussed the issue. Collins' question wasn't the only time the Mueller investigation came up during Rosenstein's hearing on Capitol Hill. Read More »

Trump Is Personally Under Investigation, Officials Report


Though Trump was told by Comey on multiple occasions that he was not under investigation by the FBI, the president reportedly became the focus of Mueller's investigation after firing Comey. Significantly, Preet Bharara, the India-born former top United States federal prosecutor, earlier this week had said that there was enough evidence to begin an obstruction of justice case against Trump over his alleged interference in the Russian Federation probe. Read More »