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Scalise 'May Have Brought Some Unity' To US Through 'Great Sacrifice'

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Two Capitol Police officers assigned to Scalise's security detail were wounded. Trump, who announced the gunman's death, called for unity. MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg, "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". Read More »

Adele Pays Emotional Visit to London's Grenfell Tower After Deadly Apartment Fire

The Grenfell tower on the Lancaster West Estate in North Kensington in the city of London caught fire in the early hours of Wednesday. Following the fire at the Grenfell tower fire, the Metropolitan police released a helpline number to track, register and locate the people who have gone missing in the massive Grenfell tower fire on Wednesday. Read More »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

The investigation into obstruction of justice isn't "phony", because Trump himself admitted that he fired Comey due to the Russian Federation investigation during his interview with Lester Holt. The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump ... Read More »

London fire: PM May orders public inquiry

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The fire was reported at 01:16 AM (local time) yesterday. Grenfell Tower had been home to 500 people, among them people with disabilities, the poor and others seeking an affordable place to live in a city that's increasingly unaffordable for all but the wealthiest. Read More »

UK's Hammond, saved from purge, set to renew Brexit push

Finance minister Philip Hammond will argue for Britain to stay in the customs union, in a bid to soften Brexit and alter Prime Minister's Theresa May approach, the Times reported on Tuesday citing several unnamed sources. Yet many of her lawmakers and party members favour a sharp break with the European Union - a sign of the divisions over Europe that helped sink the premierships of May's predecessors Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Cameron. Read More »

Details, social media accounts emerging about James Hodgkinson, alleged Alexandria, Va. gunman

Hodgkinson, 66, wounded House Rep. Steve Scalise before he was fatally shot by police who had been guarding the House majority whip. Belleville is a suburb of St. area to commit such a horrific act. According to two unverified Facebook pages that line up with details given by the Washington Post , Hodkinson is a passionate supporter of far-left Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and a vehement opponent to President Trump. Read More »

Wife of man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise speaks out

Scalise remained in critical condition early Thursday morning, according to officials at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the Washington Post reported . "I am sickened by this despicable act", Sanders wrote . "To actually know somebody that would do something as awful as this is a shock", Clark said. Read More »

Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

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Sue Hodgkinson, who works at a tax firm, said she and James didn't see much of each other from January to March because of her job. He left his southern IL home earlier this year. Many included complaints about the same theme: income inequality. Court records show that Hodgkinson's legal trouble started in the 1990s with arrests for resisting police and drunken driving. Read More »

Scalise "continues his very brave fight", adds "it's been much more difficult"

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Republican congressman Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" after being shot at a baseball field but "he's going to be okay, we hope", Donald Trump said. Brooks said he heard Scalise scream. Scalise, 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois opened fire on the Republican lawmakers. Read More »

Donald Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

The investigation has been cloaked in secrecy, and it is unclear how many others have been questioned by the FBI . A spokesperson for NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers said the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel". Apparently, this major uptick in the investigation into Flynn, efforts at Russian sabotage and White House collusion and now the obstruction-of-justice element by Trump himself came days after then-FBI Director Jim Comey was sacked by Trump. Read More »

Malaysia Airlines grounded as passenger seeks to enter cockpit

The MH128 flight was headed for Kuala Lumpur late Wednesday, but returned to Melbourne Airport less than an hour after it took off after a disruptive passenger tried to enter the cockpit , according to Fox News . The aircraft landed safely at Melbourne airport and was sent to a remote bay where the passenger was apprehended by airport security, the airline said. Read More »

Death Toll In London Apartment Fire Now At 17

Even though the building was alight from top to bottom and they were in fear of their own lives, they were in and out of that building, committing time after time to rescuing those people that we knew were in there. Authorities said the cause of the blaze remained unclear and is under investigation. More than 1 million pounds ($1.27 million) has been raised to help victims of the tragedy as volunteers and charities worked through the night to find shelter and food for people who lost their ... Read More »

Cosby jurors zero in on pills he gave accuser

They heard excerpts on a wide range of topics, from Cosby's first meeting with Andrea Constand to the night in 2004 she says he drugged and violated her. Constand sat in the front row of the gallery next to her mother, Gianna Constand , showing little expression. Andrea Constand says Cosby gave her pills that made her paralyzed and unable to fight him off as he groped her breast and genitals. Read More »

Maidstone: Shine Removals helps Grenfell Tower blaze victims

Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said parts of the tower were unsafe and it would take a long time to complete a detailed search of every floor. Cotton said specialist dogs would also be brought in to help the search. "Camden has an ongoing programme of investment in fire protection and we carry out regular fire risk assessments on all buildings, with specific assessments and support for vulnerable people and families". Read More »

More surgery will be needed, Scalise update

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Steve Scalise , a House Republican leader, as well as two law enforcement officials and one aide to a House representative from Texas, were wounded in the shooting as they were playing baseball game with others. The Trumps also met with injured Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner and her wife, who received the second bouquet of flowers. President Trump spoke on June 15, after visiting wounded Rep. Read More »

UK Conservatives and Democratic Unionists Have Broad Agreement

It comes as DUP leader Arlene Foster and the party's Westminster leader Nigel Dodds have been having ongoing discussions with Theresa May to strike a deal for them to work a minority government with the Conservatives . Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein said the prospect of a British agreement with the DUP was causing anxiety and fear. Since the election on 8 June, the Tories have been in talks with the DUP to form an agreement, ensuring they can form the next government. Read More »

Reality Check: Did Jeremy Corbyn have youth on his side?

Bernie Sanders on Saturday urged a summit in Chicago of progressive activists who propelled his presidential candidacy to ramp up efforts to win elections and help remake a Democratic Party he deemed a failure. Social media appeared captivated with the idea, with celebrities and politicians sharing a super-viral, unverified statistic that turn-out among 18-24-year-olds was a thumping 72% , which appeared to suggest magazines such as the NME and Kerrang! featuring Corbyn on the front cover ... Read More »

Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

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The wife of James Hodgkinson , the man accused of opening fire on a Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning, spoke to reporters for the first time since the shooting on Thursday. But finger-pointing lingered. Republican Steve King said Democrats would be reminded of "positions they've taken in the past that are not consistent with their voice for bipartisanship today". Read More »

Blast at China kindergarten; reports of casualties

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Unverified photos and video from the scene soon began circulating on Chinese social media, depicting a "chaotic" scene with many children and adults lying bleeding on the ground. However, videos purportedly from the scene showed children - possibly relatives of the kindergartners or passers-by - among the casualties. No children or teachers are among the dead, the Fengxian government said on Weibo, a Chinese social media platform similar to Twitter . Read More »

May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

That's why I'm ordering a full public inquiry so we can get to the answers . Cotton said that specialist dogs would be brought into search the building. Members of a Peterborough charity headed to London yesterday to take donations to the families left homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire . Prince William , his wife, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and his brother, Prince Harry , all donated money to The Evening Standard's Dispossessed Fund, the newspaper revealed Thursday . Read More »

It may take months to ID London's fire victims

Southwark's deputy leader Stephanie Cryan, who is cabinet member for housing, said that the "terrible news" of the Grenfell Tower fire was "particularly raw for us in Southwark, bringing back awful memories of the Lakanal fire". Semira Mohammed, 37, a science technician who lives nearby, said she knew a family of five who lived on the 21 floor of the block. Built in 1974, an 8.7-million-pound (Bt377-million) refurbishment of the tower was completed a year ago and included new windows and ... Read More »

Sarcastic Putin offers fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey political asylum

In an interview with filmmaker Oliver Stone, which is being broadcast in episodes on the cable network Showtime, the Russian president appeared to offer a limited defense of the man that many US officials have accused of treason. Putin said that Comey's release of records of his conversations with President Donald Trump equated to being an activist, like former United States intelligence contractor Edward Snowden , who lives in Russian Federation under asylum. Read More »

Florida Deputy Nearly Hit By Vehicle

Smith was standing at the driver's side door of the vehicle when a drunk driver came speeding toward her, according to deputies. She pushed up against the stopped auto. The scene was captured on dashcam video. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Fielder says he's also thankful no one was hurt. "No doubt, I have been drinking", Fielder told the trooper, according to the report. Read More »