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"Assassination list" with Republican names found on James Hodgkinson's body


Investigators are still studying James T. Hodgkinson's social media profile and activities leading up to the attack. It was not clear if Hodgkinson had planned the attack, or for how long. At the YMCA, Hodgkinson was nondescript: he always wore black trousers and golf shirts, sometimes beige, sometimes gray, sometimes black. "I have concerns about some of the language that is being used because I saw this myself in the late 70s in San Francisco", said the then-speaker of the House, ... Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to win hearts of Scottish left-wing voters

When Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap general election on 18 April 2017, nobody realised that it was probably the biggest gamble that a post-war government had ever made - more serious than the Scottish Independence and Brexit referendums, which were also engineered by the Tory Party. Read More »

Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names


Hodgkinson maintained a social media presence that was pro-Bernie Sanders and anti-Republican. Though no other legal problems are listed in St. Clair County, which includes Belleville, since 2011, Hodgkinson did come to the attention of local law enforcement as recently as last spring. Read More »

Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'

The 51-year-old from the southern state of Louisiana was hit in the left hip by a bullet from a high-velocity rifle. Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. Read More »

No 'Proof' on 'Collusion' with Russians

Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, is leading an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Vnesheconombank says that Gorkov's meeting with Kushner was to discuss real estate business, of which the president's son-in-law was the head. "Mueller is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives", said former House Speaker Newt ... Read More »

Congressman shot during baseball practice still critical but improved


The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Louisiana Rep. The House and Senate got back to normal business on Thursday. "Our orthopedic trauma surgeons are very good and they can work miracles", he said. There were 20 House members and two senators present, and the shooting lasted about 10 minutes, said Barton. Read More »

Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

The survey projected centrist Macron's Republic on the Move party and its MoDem ally would win between 430 and 460 seats in the 577-seat lower house. However, contextualised with the Socialist party's 9.5 per cent of the vote, the message conveyed by the electorate is resonant enough ~ France has reaffirmed its faith in the centre road. Read More »

Devils get defenseman Mirco Mueller from Sharks for picks


San Jose got a second-round pick, 49th overall, and a fourth-round pick, 123rd overall. General manager Doug Wilson says this is an opportunity for Mueller to continue to develop. Heed and Ryan were slated to become restricted free agents this summer and Carpenter was to become an unrestricted free agent. Carpenter, 26, had 39 points in 54 games for the Barracuda in 2016-17 and had two goals and two assists in 11 games with the Sharks. Read More »

Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from IS


Peace negotiations began with United Nations support in Geneva past year with little progress. When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC)? The announcement of the cease-fire came on the same day the United Nations said it wanted to start new peace talks involving all sides in Syria next month in Geneva. Read More »

Aircraft Search for Missing USS Fitzgerald Sailors After Collision

The collision between the Fitzgerald and Philippine-flagged container ship ACX Crystal happened around 2:30 am (1730 GMT Friday) off the coast of the Izu peninsula, southwest of Tokyo . Several U.S. Navy aircraft, as well as Japanese Coast Guard and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopters, ships and aircraft were deployed to render assistance to the Fitzgerald, a release said. Read More »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Now Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story - found zero proof - he wrote - so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story.nice. While saner aides within the West Wing have reportedly impressed on Trump that firing Mueller would be political suicide, the rising tide of right-wing voices itching for a fight seems to have inflamed the president. Read More »

Brexit talks: Calls for business-friendly free-trade deal

The EU is "very open" to different arrangements with the United Kingdom but it is up to London to explain what it wants from Brexit , the special adviser to the president of European Commission has said. Mr Adams, president of Sinn Fein, said: "We told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday Agreement , and we itemised those matters in which she was in default in relation to that agreement". Read More »

US student freed from North Korea has severe brain injury

An analysis suggests the injury likely occurred in the preceding weeks. He spent at least 17 months in prison for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster before North Korea returned him to the United States. He said he and his wife grew frustrated with the lack of word about their son from former President Barack Obama's administration, which they said instructed them to keep a low profile to avoid upsetting the North Koreans. Read More »

Putin Claims He 'Didn't Really Even Talk' To Flynn


It was convenient for them to release this information, so they released it, citing Russian Federation. "You and I met yesterday evening". The interview with Putin - conducted last week during an economic forum in St. U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's United States presidential election campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep. Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition but has improved. Scalise and four others were shot Wednesday morning during a Republican practice for the annual congressional baseball game. "We had nothing but baseball bats to fight back against a rifle with", Alabama Rep. Read More »

Betts homers in 8th inning, sends Red Sox past Astros 2-1


Fortunately for Pomeranz a Jose Altuve single to try and drive in George Springer was spoiled by Betts who rocketed the hard hit ball to Christian Vasquez to get Pomeranz out of the sixth. He set down his final 10 batters. "We played a good game". "Just another game of getting ahead in the count and being the aggressor", Fiers said. The right-hander continued his string of good outings, allowing two runs or less in each of his last four starts. Read More »

Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams today

Sir John Major is one of those urging caution. But the other Stormont parties have warned that any deal between the DUP and Conservatives could make restoring power sharing more hard. Former prime minister Mr Cameron said Mrs May would have to change her approach to Brexit as a result of the election. The pair got to know each other when they were each responsible for tourism policy as ministers. Read More »

Cosby's team attacks judge likely to retry him in sex case

Cosby, it's not time to celebrate. It has been restored", Andrew Wyatt, Cosby's publicist said about the outcome of the mistrial. Within moments of the mistrial being declared , the Montgomery County District Attorney's office announced that they will retry the case. Read More »

Israelis, Palestinians deny Tillerson remark on payments to attackers

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman expressed skepticism on Wednesday. Not so, said Israeli and Palestinian officials alike. The contradictory statements were somewhat confusing, with Tillerson appearing to be personally conflicted himself about what is happening, as opposed to what he believed would be happening, in response to his efforts and those of President Donald Trump to reach out to the PA leadership to create a springboard for new peace talks. Read More »

Iraqi troops move into Mosul's Old City

Iraqi forces backed by air strikes from a US-led coalition are pressing an offensive to retake the Old City on the west side of the city from the jihadists. The United Nations believes up to 150,000 civilians are still trapped in harrowing conditions in Mosul's Old City, where ISIL fighters battling advancing Iraqi forces are shooting at anyone trying to flee as part of a tactic to keep them as human shields. Read More »