In an address from the White House , President Trump said , "the assailant has now died from his injuries". He was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting. Capitol Police uniformed and plain-clothed divisions are a constant presence on Capitol Hill. The president paid a visit to Scalise on Wednesday night, meeting with Scalise's family and sitting by the congressman's bedside.
A predominately Shia mosque in Kabul has been hit by a terrorist attack, the Afghan Interior Ministry reports. The group has targeted minority Shia Hazaras in Afghanistan before. Attack on praying Muslims inside a mosque in the holy month of Ramadan is against faiths, religions and beliefs. "Bravo!" tweeted Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of Afghanistan, the country's second most senior official.
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam bested former US representative Tom Perriello with 303,433 votes to 239,365 votes, capturing the Democratic gubernatorial nomination with 55.9 percent of primary votes. Until this year, Perriello had been viewed as on the right of the Democratic Party, following the conventional wisdom that he had won his seat in Congress in a conservative district by running as a "moderate", endorsed by the National Rifle Association and, as a fervent Catholic, adamantly opposed to ...
The London Fire Brigade said firefighters were unable to access the upper floors both because of intense heat as well as concerns over structural safety. Many residents were sleeping as the fire spread, the BBC reported. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said authorities genuinely don't know how many people died and that firefighters have been traumatized by the inability to save more people .
James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill .is the identified gunman who opened fire Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , in Virginia. "I just want to let people know that he wasn't evil, that he was, I guess, exhausted of some of the politics that are going on".
Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation". Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that Trump called him Monday night because of Gingrich's concerns about the Russian Federation probe. Many employers and economists - and Republicans and Democrats - welcome the idea of apprenticeships as a way to train people with specific skills for particular jobs that employers say they can't fill at time of historically low unemployment.
Mark Kern, a former mayor of Belleville and current St. Clair County Board Chairman, described to ABC News how the county had hired Hodgkinson for several years as a contractor to remove lead-tainted paint from middle- and low-income community buildings.
And McCain isn't even the chairman! He said that when, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Al Franken asked him what he would do if he saw evidence corroborating news reports of Trump campaign officials' contacts with Russian officials, he hadn't understood the question.
The tower is in the North Kensington neighborhood, a working-class, multi-ethnic area next to some of the richest neighborhoods in Britain. Specially trained dogs were being brought in to aid the search. More than 1 million pounds was raised via online donations in just over 24 hours to help the displaced residents, the daily said. After a brief stay in Earl's Court, the family moved to Kensal Rise, which is close to Grenfell Tower.
She reportedly apologised to Tory MPs, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from David Cameron when she became leader after the Brexit referendum a year ago.
He said that Sharif had suggested that the army and judiciary were jointly behind this campaign. The 67-year-old PML-N leader, who was accompanied by his eldest son Hussain Nawaz, brother Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar, waved at party workers and responded to their chants before entering the building.
But neither is saying that you fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director because he was investigating your associates on national television - or, for that matter, saying how much you love nonconsensually grabbing women by their genitalia into a live microphone.
The SNP won 56 of the 59 seats in Scotland in the 2015 general election , a record result which they will struggle to match this time round. She said: "One, he doesn't believe that the SNP are a progressive party, so you can't have a progressive alliance with a party, for example, that refuses to tax the rich and ask them to pay their fair share".
The 39-year-old's only coaching stint since hanging up his boots in 2013 came with Belgian side Sint-Truiden where he acted as assistant coach to South African-born Chris O'Loughlin. I am grateful my first opportunity it with my hometown club, with the players, board and technical team, that has already been successful, hope we will be able to change Cape Town football again and compete with the giants in Johannesburg..
Babagana Monguno, during the meeting of Northern Leaders of Thought with the Acting President at the State House conference hall in Abuja on Tuesday (13/6/17). Those who make those speeches are no longer in control. The Acting President said that the warning is very important because "we can not control violence once it begins".
The applause only grew louder as trader Paul Wheeler rang Borough Market's bell to signify the reopening. "It is essential for the wellbeing of everyone associated with Borough Market that we return to at least a semblance of normality as soon as we can", said Hyslop.
He also said that lawmakers and others were lucky that Capitol Police were at the scene. The president was accompanied by White House doctor Ronny Jackson. "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible". Our hearts are with the victims and families impacted by this shooting and we wish them a full and speedy recovery.
Rodman, who endorsed presidential candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 election campaign and appeared twice as a contestant on Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" TV show, said his latest visit was merely created to visit old friends and to "have a good time ".
Noah Nathan happened to be walking his dog Wednesday morning near the Alexandria, Virginia park where several dozen members of Congress were targeted by an IL gunman, and videotaped the shootout between the gunman and Capitol Police. Several Republican lawmakers were practicing early Wednesday morning for the annual charity baseball game between them and House Democrats when the shooting occurred .
The shooter wounded multiple people early Wednesday, including Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise , who was shot in the hip, and a staff member from the office of Rep. There was even a man who went to a pizzeria in Washington and fired shots inside because he believed a completely fabricated story about a child-sex ring.
North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles Thur. North Korea may be close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile, state media suggested Saturday. Air Force 30th Space Wing, conducted a successful test of the GMD system on May 30, when a ground-based interceptor launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California intercepted an ICBM-class target launched from the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Citing unidentified "officials", the Post reported Mueller's probe has taken a dramatic turn.
Scalise is now reported to be in critical condition after surgery. He underwent surgery but would need further operations, the MedStar Washington Hospital Center said. "We've got to get back to.where things aren't so personal and we're so judgmental of each other". It's got to stop. Two police officers, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were also shot.
Travellers were only ten minutes into their journey when a mentally-ill passenger stated that he had a bomb. "Everyone on board is safe", Aziz added . "The staff were saying "sit back down sir, sit back down sir". "The staff screamed out, "I need some help, I need some help". "I ended up chatting to the lads who did it, and they said they seriously did a number on him and put the hog ties on him really tight", Andy said.
Some weeks later, The Washington Post said that he had met with Kislyak, the Russian ambassador, twice - once at the convention in Cleveland. Ahead of the hearing there had been suggestions that Sessions might have had a third, unreported, encounter with Kislyak in April 2016, at Washington's Mayflower Hotel, where candidate Trump was giving his first major foreign policy speech.
The special counsel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election has expanded the inquiry to include examination of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump , the Washington Post reported Wednesday afternoon. Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation on March 2, two weeks after Comey's Oval Office one-on-one with Trump. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined to answer a lot of questions during his open Senate testimony about the Russian ...
But in closing statements Monday, the prosecution portrayed the actor as a sexual predator who deliberately drugged 44-year-old Canadian Andrea Constand so she could not resist his assault at his Philadelphia home in January 2004. But experts said the legal risks would be conservable. Among those listening was Camille Cosby , 73, his wife of 50 years and business manager. She was stoic during the defense argument but left when it was the prosecution's turn.
Iran is a Shia-led country that rivals Saudi Arabia for regional influence. "Our reserves and investment funds are more than 250 percent of gross domestic product, so I don't think there is any reason that people need to be concerned about what's happening or any speculation on the Qatari riyal".
She told a meeting of backbenchers that she had got the party into "this mess" by calling the snap election and now "I'll get us out of it". Lessons would be learned from what went right as well as wrong, one minister said, with the party's 12 new Scottish MPs greeted with cheers when they arrived.
Hudson's top responsibilities, according to a press release from Hudson's office. It is making an urgent request to Congress to allow it to shift money from other programs to fill the sudden budget gap. "We're going to make the VA great again and we're going to do it by firing the corrupt and incompetent VA executives who let our veterans down", Trump said a month before the election at a rally in front of battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia.