Monday, 21 January 2019
Latest news
Home » National


Agent wounded in baseball shooting throws first pitch at Congressional game

The Republicans were on the field practicing the day before the charity game when James T. Hodgkinson opened fire and struck several members of Congress. The list included Representatives Mo Brooks and Jeff Duncan, who were at the practice, and Representative Trent Franks, who was not, CBS said. Trump and First Lady Melania visited Scalise's family - as well as that of wounded officer Crystal Griner, who is also at MedStar Hospital- last night. Read More »

London mosque attack requires 'urgent' action

Police later said the driver "was found detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police in connection with the incident". "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene; sadly, he has died". Read More »

Florida governor tries to lure 'upset' Connecticut firms


Scott is in Norwalk today where the Connecticut State Police Union says he's bragging about how Florida has cut $6.7 billion in taxes and created over 1.5 million jobs over the past six years yet the Florida Highway Patrol has the lowest paid troopers in the country with a starting salary of $33,977. Read More »

Three killed in Colombia mall blast


Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos made a visit to the bomb site late Saturday evening where he condemned the attack but declined to speculate who was behind it. The attack takes place as the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , or FARC, guerrillas are implementing a historic peace deal that aims to bring an end to more than 50 years of civil conflict. Read More »

Pyongyang returns U.S. student, now in a coma


Yun demanded his release and North Korea complied on Tuesday, according to the State Department. However, nothing should be read into this coincidence, given the timeline of theTrump administration's own prior initiatives leading to the release. Read More »

Candidates in tight Georgia race make final bid for votes


The turnout ahead of the nationally watched race has surprised everyone. But Handel is well-known among Georgia Republicans , and national GOP groups have spent big on her behalf. Not all that money, of course, came from within the suburban Atlanta district, or even from the state. Defending a tweet Trump posted last week that said he was being "investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director", Sekulow confirmed the president was under ... Read More »

Houston woman accused of stabbing 4-year-old daughter to death


The Texas murder victim was only four years old. She allegedly told family she'd done something bad, and she was sorry. No one from Timberwalk Apartments was available on Monday morning to confirm how long the family had been living there or if police had previously been called to the address. Read More »

Severe Thunderstorms Possible Monday


Monday: A chance of sprinkles before 3pm. FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers linger, with an overnight low temperature of 69 degrees. Chance of rain is 40 percent. It looks as if we'll clear things out as early as Monday at lunch for areas close to the Tennessee border, with the chance for showers and storms lasting through Monday evening into the Golden Triangle region. Read More »

Finsbury Park attack: 'This is terror on the streets,' says Jeremy Corbyn

The driver of a van is in custody after he allegedly drove his vehicle into a group of people leaving the Finbury Park Mosque early Monday. Some eyewitnesses report that the driver veered off the road into the crowd on goal. A man arrested over the Finsbury Park attack has been further arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder , Scotland Yard said. Read More »

Jared Kushner Actually Has A Voice

Kushner looked like a nervous middle school student who was reading his book report in front of the whole class. Let's just say that Mr. Kushner made a good choice by avoiding the public eye during his time in the White House. We're used to adviser-in-law Jared Kushner acting as President Trump's silent consigliere, just lurking in the background and using his vast expertise to advise the commander-in-chief to make disastrous decisions . Read More »

Mother tried to suffocate 1-year-old son in hospital


She has since been charged with one count of attempted first degree murder and one count of child abuse. It happened around 11:25 p.m. Saturday. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers responded to the hospital on Sunday in reference to an abused child. Read More »

Iran`s Intelligence Ministry: More terrorists detained

The seven people, arrested in Fardis town west of Tehran , provided the logistics for the Wednesday terrorist attacks in the capital, according to Ahmad Fazelian, head of Alborz Province's justice department. Also, Trump, contrary to his campaign remarks , praised the U.S. -Saudi "strategic partnership" and made Iran the focus of his anti-terrorism rhetoric. Read More »

Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood


Protesters in favor of Puerto Rico's independence protest after a referendum was held on the island's status by marching through the financial district, known as the golden mile, in San Juan, Puerto Rico , Sunday, June 11, 2017. "Whatever we might receive in additional federal funds will be canceled by the amount of taxes the island will have to pay". Lopez Rivera said last week he wouldn't accept the National Freedom Hero title, which organizers at first granted him, but would join the ... Read More »

Russia will target coalition jets in parts of Syria, defence ministry says


The memorandum of co-operation with the coalition aimed at preventing air incidents and guaranteeing flight safety was ending as of Monday, the defence ministry added. USA officials say the aircraft had struck America's rebel allies. Separately, Ryabkov told Interfax that the shooting down was a unsafe escalation and warned Washington not to use force against Syrian government troops. Read More »

Judge hits 2 more homers as Yankees beat Orioles


Statistically the longest home run of the season, Judge's blast was something no one who saw it will soon forget. After the right-hander was replaced by lefty Chasen Shreve , Orioles left fielder Seth Smith had an RBI double and second baseman Jonathan Schoop had one, too, and the Orioles had three runs, the only ones they'd score. Read More »

No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short

Koepka was 16 under par for the tournament, and that matched the record set by Rory McIlroy when he won the U.S. Open at Congressional in 2011. Matsuyama shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to pull within one of the lead, before Brooks Koepka pulled away to win his first major championship. Read More »

Feinstein wants Comey back on the Hill-supports a subpoena if necessary


The comments come amid reports that the special counsel is seeking to interview intelligence officials who reportedly were asked by Trump to help tamp down the notion of any Trump campaign collusion with the Russians . "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". In his letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein, a ranking member of Senate Judiciary Committee, Grassley said he agreed with her that the ... Read More »

Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque


UK Prime Minister Theresa May said police are treating the incident "as a potential terrorist attack", and has confirmed that counter-terrorism command is leading an active inquiry. Witnesses described how the driver of the vehicle shouted "I want to kill all Muslims" as the vehicle mounted a sidewalk and ploughed into a group of worshippers as they left a welfare center at the mosque where Muslims had just broken their Ramadan fast. Read More »

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

With the exception of Neil Gorsuch , who did not participate in the case because he was not on the Court when it was argued , every justice agreed that the law's broad scope can not be reconciled with the First Amendment. Alito Jr. seemed shocked by how far Justice Kennedy was willing to go, calling the majority ruling "undisciplined dicta". No Court costs. No nothing. Read More »

Washington Lawyer: Trump is not under investigation, despite tweet

While you were out doing something better than watching the soul-sucking Sunday shows (and quite literally, anything is better), Donald Trump's lawyer was making the rounds-seemingly ensuring that we all get the impression that the competence of Donald Trump's legal defense matches that of Donald Trump. Read More »

Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers


The interview prompted indignation, especially in CT, where 20 children and six adults were killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown in 2012. Nicole Hockley's 6-year-old son, Dylan, was among the 20 children and six educators killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. She said Monday she won't watch the interview for "obvious" reasons; Jones has called the school shooting a hoax. Read More »

Group protesting Sharia Law met with counter protesters


Three people were arrested. Hundreds across the U.S. rallied yesterday in "Marches against Shariah", protesting the perceived threat of radical Islam to American civilisation. Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together in Manchester tribute " A lot of Muslims follow Sharia law and that's a scary thing for Americans because our rule of law is the U.S. Read More »