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Gunman had history of anti-GOP activity

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If we're not going to talk about guns, we've got to delve deeper into the underlying issues. The report says Hodgkinson resorted to dragging his daughter out of her friend's auto , slashing her seatbelt, and punching his daughter's friend in the face. Read More »

Minnesota leaders respond to shooting wounding GOP leader

Minutes before the shooting, he apparently approached Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis and asked who was on the field - Democrats or Republicans . "God bless the police and first responders for their bravery and for taking quick action to ensure that this tragedy wasn't worse", she said, adding, "I hope the outcome of this tragedy will be unity, where we put our partisan differences aside and recognize that we are all here for a common goal". Read More »

Don't bring bilateral hostility in SCO: China to India, Pakistan

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Both the South Asian nations were admitted as members into the six-member organization at the Astana Summit last week. India on Thursday called for enhanced connectivity and unimpeded trade among SCO member states with due respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity besides deepening cooperation to fight terrorism and extremism. Read More »

Theresa May bids for government deal after damping Tory rebellion

May will also be reliant upon the 10 lawmakers from the eurosceptic DUP, who would help her edge past the 326 votes needed in parliament to avoid the government collapsing. The Evening Standard, edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, is reporting that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour lawmakers. "There's a lot of anxiety", Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew told Agence France-Presse. Read More »

'Nervous' Jeff Sessions' attempt at Trump-like bravado falls flat

Trump had interviewed Mueller to replace James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and his law firm represents members of Trump's family, according to Ruddy. During his testimony Tuesday, Sessions said "it would be inappropriate" to answer certain questions about his conversations with Trump before the President "has a full opportunity to review the questions and make a decision on whether or not to approve such an answer". Read More »

Congressman shot during baseball practice in northern Virginia

Scalise, of Louisiana, was in shock when he arrived at the hospital's Level I Trauma Center, where he underwent immediate surgery followed by a later procedure to stop bleeding. "There must have been 50 to 100 shots fired", he told CNN . "One of our security detail was shooting back, but it was our pistol versus the shooter's rifle", Brooks said. Read More »

Death Toll Stands at 12 in London High Rise Fire

Resident Mickey Paramasivan , who was woken in his seventh-floor flat by a smell of burning plastic, said he had witnessed terrible scenes as he escaped with his girlfriend and daughter. Fire officials say it's too early to determine what ignited the flames. Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police said: "I can confirm six fatalities". Read More »

Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice

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Rosenstein said that Attorney General Jeff Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating", and added: "Director Mueller is going to have the full independence he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately". When asked about a letter he wrote recommending firing Comey, Rosenstein said that Mueller could be looking into the decision-making process for the firing - and he was therefore "not at liberty to talk about that now". Read More »

Adele visits London's Grenfell Tower after massive fire

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By Thursday morning there was no sign of life in or around the blackened hulk. "We are urging members of the public that wish to make donations to check that they give to a registered charity in order to best support those affected, and also importantly to check with those charities what support they need - whether that is money, time or other essential supplies". Read More »

UK to step up support for start-ups, infrastructure ahead of EU exit

Hammond is positioning himself as the main negotiator within the cabinet to hammer out a blueprint for Brexit acceptable to the whole party, the Treasury official said. He was also set to assure businesses that Britain's own financing schemes are ready to provide additional support. The British Business Bank will extend the limits in its current venture capital investment program. Read More »

General Election 2017: What a difference a day makes…

Mr Hammond, 61, was named Chancellor of The exchequer by Mrs May shortly after she took over as prime minister almost a year ago, in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union . The misjudgment by the Conservative Party, moreover, is the second one in just two years. Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now could propel ... Read More »

NSW buildings at risk of London-style fire

Missing people posters have been put up throughout the north London neighbourhood of North Kensington . "We built buildings in the 70s, those 70s buildings - many of them should be demolished - they haven't got easy fire escapes, they've got no sprinklers, it's totally, totally unacceptable in Britain that this is allowed to happen and people lose their lives in this way". Read More »

Special counsel Mueller determining whether POTUS obstructed justice

The pushback also represented growing willingness among staffers to try to keep Trump from making damaging mistakes - an important internal change in a White House dominated by a president who often demands obeisance. "But with this president , who can say?" "I'm not a flak for the White House". Ruddy agreed, but noted that the White House statement never denied what he said was true. Read More »

Alexandria Shooting Suspect Volunteered On Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign

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Capitol Hill Police officers reacted immediately against the attack on Republicans . He is believed by investigators to have been a person "of strong views", the US official said, without elaborating. Sanders, an independent who ran as a progressive populist but was defeated by Hillary Clinton , said the suspect had "apparently volunteered" on his campaign. Read More »

12 dead as fire engulfs Grenfell tower

LANGFITT: The building, now a smoking hulk, had 120 apartments. "Some people were knocking on doors but the people inside didn't open the door". The London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire was under investigation , but chief Dany Cotton said she had "never seen anything on this scale". Read More »

Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Federal law enforcement administrators acknowledged the shooter was a Bernie Sanders supporter, named James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville , Illinois. His Facebook page has since been taken down. "People need to just stop hating, whether you're on the left or the right. they just need to stop hating people who disagree with them", Kennedy said. Read More »

North Carolina man fell into Yellowstone hot spring, burned

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Park staff members were then able to help him before he was flown by helicopter to University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Park spokeswoman Morgan Warthin said the incident is still under investigation. The group tried to move Gatete by vehicle and flagged down a ranger near Seven Mile Bridge on the West Entrance Road just before midnight. The park said it's unclear exactly how Gatete fell into a hot spring . Read More »

Donald Trump Under Investigation for Possible Obstruction of Justice

He sharply objected: " I'm not able to be rushed this fast, it makes me nervous ". The chief law enforcement officer of the United States was never briefed on Russia's hacking of one of its major political parties, or any other efforts by Russian Federation to mess with the elections - past and future. Read More »

Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Mueller is seeking to interview Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers , according to the people, who asked for anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter. Last week the White House began referring all questions about the Russian Federation investigation to Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. Donald Trump is now being investigated over whether he personally tried to obstruct justice , according to USA media. Read More »