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World Media Iowa lawmakers react with alarm to shooting
Author: 0 Iowa lawmakers react with alarm to shooting

Roger Williams (R-Texas) was hit. The aide has been identified as Zack Barth. "The gun was a semiautomatic", Brooks said. Matt Mika, director of government relations for Tyson Foods, is one of several injured by an IL gunman. CBS News reports Rep. Steve Scalise (R) of Louisiana was shot in the hip while he was standing on second base. In remarks on Senate floor, Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell says senators are concerned for the injured and "will keep them in our prayers" and send ...

Author: 0 Growing Frenzy Outside Court as Cosby Deliberations Wear on in Montgomery County

They spent four hours Monday evening and another 12½ hours Tuesday deliberating, and will return to court in Norristown on Wednesday morning to resume their work. Though dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct, only Constand's accusations led to criminal charges. "What she did took real courage", said Elizabeth Ames, a senior vice president at the Anita Borg Institute, a nonprofit founded to advance women in the technology business.

World Media Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice
Author: 0 Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice

It's horrific to me that a bunch of people can't get together at a park to play some baseball without being shot. "All of a sudden we heard a very loud shot". She said he was using a long gun and exchanging fire with law enforcement officers, one of whom yelled for her to get down. Brooks said he and other lawmakers tried to apply a tourniquet with his belt for an injured person who was bleeding.

Author: 0 Video Obtained of Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice

Duncan said he's sure Hodgkinson was the person he spoke with before the shooting based on photos the Alexandria police circulated. The shooter volunteered on the failed presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders , who issued a statement denouncing the violence, and had several previous minor run-ins with law enforcement.The Belleville News-Democrat reported that Hodgkinson belonged to several anti-Republican and anti-Trump Facebook groups.

World Media Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says
Author: 0 Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

And he said he agreed with her views on the Brexit negotiations. She wants more emphasis on the economy over immigration in the talks, according to people in her party. The Scottish National Party won 35 of Scotland's 59 seats in Britain's 650-seat parliament in the June 8 election. "Fishing is something that Ruth has talked about specifically, we are simply emphasising that this is something of huge importance to us", a spokesman said, when asked whether fishing constituted a "red line" ...

Author: 0 Huge fire engulfs 27-floor London tower block

Meanwhile another local resident, Samira Lamrani, described witnessing the heartbreaking scenes where she saw a woman throw her baby from the "ninth or tenth floor". "I woke up by sirens and smoke so thick that it filled my home as well". Plumes of black and grey smoke billowed high into the air over the British capital hours after the blaze broke out at the Grenfell Tower where several hundred people live.

World Media US Republican House Whip, aides shot in Virginia
Author: 0 US Republican House Whip, aides shot in Virginia

Scalise's Congressional office issued a statement on Wednesday saying the Republican leader had been shot in the hip and was taken to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. "I hear Steve Scalise over near 2nd base scream", Brooks described. Flake said he wanted to help Scalise, "but there were still shots going overhead from both sides", between the shooter and the Capitol Police.

World Media Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests
Author: 0 Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests

Earlier reports had said Williams was also shot, but his office says the Texas congressman was not hurt in the attack. A SC congressman was at a congressional softball practice early where multiple people were shot early Wednesday. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Tim Slater said it was "too early to say" whether it was an act of terrorism, or whether Scalise was targeted.

World Media Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld
Author: 0 Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel will maintain security control over all of the West Bank, with or without a peace agreement with the Palestinians. He added that it was clear since then that, what Israel wanted was not a "temporary occupation", but a colonial settlement strategy aimed at taking as much as Palestinian land and natural resources as possible.

Author: 0 White House denies Trump wants Mueller out - but heat's on

But Ruddy opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality - the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's job before he was named special counsel . "Look who he is hiring". New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat , opened her line of questioning, in the hearing that was supposed to focus on the Justice Department budget, by asking if Rosenstein had seen any evidence of good cause to fire Mueller .

Author: 0 CM Shivraj Chouhan begins fast, Farmers call for action

He also said farmers will be given compensation. Mandsaur , the epicentre of the farmers' agitation in Madhya Pradesh , remained peaceful today with authorities relaxing curfew for 12 hours from 8 am to 8 pm. He also denied allegations of Congress instigating the violence in the state. The latest fast was carefully scripted. The Congress described Chouhan's fast as a "drama".

World Media PM Modi meets King Felipe VI at The Palace of Zarzuela
Author: 0 PM Modi meets King Felipe VI at The Palace of Zarzuela

This recalibration is expected to help contain the Russian drift triggered by India's preoccupation with engaging the United States, which has since become hostage to Trump's tweets. Prime Minister Modi and President Putin will address the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) where India is a "guest country". Renewable energy, food processing, auto, chemicals and textiles were some areas he highlighted.

World Media Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee
Author: 0 Sessions testifies before US Senate Committee

Toobin believes the White House comes out the victor in that Sessions will now draw the brunt of the criticism for not answering the questions, rather than Trump. Mr. Sessions acknowledged Mr. Trump has not invoked privilege. "There are none", the Attorney-General responded . "I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are proper and appropriate orders", he said.

World Media Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon
Author: 0 Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

However in one of the biggest shocks of the 2017 general election so far Tory candidate, Colin Clark, has won the seat from Mr Salmond. Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland , smiles during a live election debate for Scottish political party leaders in Glasgow , Scotland, Britain.

World Media Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire
Author: 0 Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire

London Fire Brigade and the Metropolitan Police have confirmed there have been fatalities and I extend my condolences to their loved ones. At least 200 firefighters went to tackle the fire that broke out around 1 a.m. hearing screams". "In light of these tragic events, we will now be going door to door in all of our tower blocks to provide reassurance to our residents and remind them of the fire protection and safety arrangements for each individual block created to keep them safe".

World Media Rep. DeSantis Had 'Odd' Encounter With Man Before Virginia Shooting
Author: 0 Rep. DeSantis Had 'Odd' Encounter With Man Before Virginia Shooting

At least one member of Congress - Majority Whip Steve Scalise - was wounded, as were several members of the Capitol Police, who later managed to apprehend the shooter alive. He left at 7:10 AM, five minutes before shots rang out. "I wrapped the little one up because of the smoke and I just got them out". "Him being there probably saved everybody else's life because if you don't have a leadership person there, there would have been no security there", Paul said.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate

Franken, a member of the committee, said Sessions misled senators during his January confirmation hearing when he said he had never met or communicated with Russian officials during the campaign. Sessions continued to insist that he could both recuse himself from the FBI's Russian Federation investigation and support the dismissal of Comey as the FBI director.

World Media Huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block, people injured
Author: 0 Huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block, people injured

I got up, looked around the flat, and checked the plugs - everything was okay. "We saw the flames enter his flat and (overcome) him". Tia Abrahams, who lives close to the scene, got there before the fire brigade. He said he saw people waving flashlights from the top levels of the building and saw rescuers "doing an incredible job" trying to get people out. London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton there had been "a number of fatalities" but she could not confirm how many.

World Media Comey friend says he is 'turning over relevant' documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Comey friend says he is 'turning over relevant' documents to Federal Bureau of Investigation

The New York Democrat added that the Senate would also consult with special counsel Robert Mueller, who has taken the lead on a wide-ranging investigation into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections. "He said he would testify". A Trump testimony would potentially clear up numerous lingering mysteries from Comey's testimony - such as whether Trump actually has tapes of their conversations.

World Media Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

From there on everything started falling into place for the unseeded player as she won the next 5 games. She trailed by a set and 3-0 but launched a memorable comeback with a remarkable display of fearless shotmaking. "I think I'm different player , and I'm much stronger than 2014". I will keep working, because I really want to repeat what I have done this tournament.

Author: 0 Trump reacts on Twitter on 9th circuit Court verdict

What sparked the release of Trump's wrath is the fact that the 9th United States Circuit Court unanimously upheld the decision to block his revised travel ban . "Indeed, the President recently confirmed his assessment that it is the "countries" that are inherently unsafe, rather than the 180 million individual nationals of those countries who are barred from entry under the President's "travel ban", the judge wrote .

World Media At least 12 dead in London tower block fire
Author: 0 At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

It was soon engulfed with flames, and could be seen from miles around. More than 20 ambulance crews were on the scene, along with 200 firefighters and 45 fire engines. Witnesses described a white, polystyrene-type material falling like snow from the building as it burned. "We were told that the "go inside and wait" policy (in the event of a fire) was absolutely right", Blakeman said.

Author: 0 May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory seats

Instead of accepting defeat, however, May claims that she will continue to push for Brexit negotiations. From the time Corbyn , a long-time hard-left anti-militarism back-bencher and protege of the late Tony Benn, was elevated to the leadership position of the Labour Party back in September 2015, he has (like Bernie Sanders in the United States last year) had to combat a concerted effort to unseat him by the Labour Party establishment.

World Media Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe
Author: 0 Sessions: DOJ regulations mandated my recusal from Trump-Russia probe

Sessions continued to insist that he could both recuse himself from the FBI's Russian Federation investigation and support the dismissal of Comey as the FBI director. "These false attacks, the innuendo, and the leaks, you can be sure, will not intimidate me", Sessions said. "It was an important issue. I knew that Director Comey, long-time experienced in the Department of Justice, could handle himself well", Sessions told Sen.

Author: 0 Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

Trump used Friday's news conference with the president of Romania in the White House Rose Garden - to refute Comey's allegations - point by point. The White House also highlighted the fact Mr Comey stopped short of accusing Mr Trump of obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offence.

Author: 0 Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

One of the biggest cheers during the meeting came for the "greatly respected" Gavin Barwell, Mrs May's new chief of staff who will have a "great deal of influence" alongside Chief Whip Gavin Williamson in the new Government. If that happens, Corbyn will demand a chance to try to form a government by uniting progressive factors in the House of Commons. " Theresa May can squat in Number 10 as long as she wants but the message is stark - she has no power, no influence and her game is up", said ...

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