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Shooting in Virginia: What we know

Shooting in Virginia: What we know President Donald Trump said the shooter, identified by officials as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, died after police returned fire while responding to the attack around 7 a.m.at Eugene. "Because we are being tested right now", Ryan said. Bernie Sanders . Sanders confirmed that Hodgkinson was apparently a volunteer in his 2016 presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Rep. DeSantis Had 'Odd' Encounter With Man Before Virginia Shooting

Loudermilk said had the attack happened in his home state, they would likely have had the resources to protect themselves. "It's a community field with picnic benches similar to what you might find in Florida". 3 House Republican leader first elected to the House in 2008, was in stable condition and undergoing surgery at a nearby hospital. Loudermilk, a member if the GOP's baseball team, said th... [Full Article...]

Carrollton woman dies after being taken off American Airlines flight on stretcher

Carrollton woman dies after being taken off American Airlines flight on stretcher Hogan couldn't comment on the details, but said EMTs worked for almost an hour. She died shortly after she was taken to the hospital. Endress said he first became aware of the situation when the flight attendants were going through landing directions and determined that someone was still in the bathroom. [Full Article...]

Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball Scalise was among five people who were sent to the hospital. Meehan, who told reporters Scalise's security detail consists of two people and they usually sit in the stands on the first base side, said he had never felt unsafe there before. [Full Article...]

'All Hell Breaks Loose' as Evangelical Convention Refuses to Condemn White Nationalism

'All Hell Breaks Loose' as Evangelical Convention Refuses to Condemn White Nationalism A day later, he apologized . There was a standing ovation in the crowded convention room in Phoenix after the resolution was passed . The denomination was formed in the 19th century in defense of slaveholders and has been trying to overcome its racist history. [Full Article...]

Nationwide manhunt launched for escaped inmates who killed two GA corrections officers

Nationwide manhunt launched for escaped inmates who killed two GA corrections officers So far, the two Georgia jailbirds who murdered two Baldwin State prison guards and escaped from a correctional bus have stayed one step ahead of the authorities. The Georgia license plate is BCX5372. Sills said it's unknown if the men are still together. Dubose weighs 140 pounds and has tattoos on his face and neck. [Full Article...]

Northern California Air Force Base on Security Lockdown

Northern California Air Force Base on Security Lockdown Travis Air Force Base northeast of San Francisco is no longer on lockdown. Base officials asked for the public to stay away to ensure emergency responders can do their work. "Await further info", a tweet from the base's official account said. One user posted a video that captures the loudspeaker at the base saying, "Real world lockdown". [Full Article...]

Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti

Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti In a live announcement on national television, President Trump said the gunman has died. Hodgkinson has a record of arrests on relatively minor charges, including failing to obtain electrical permits, driving under the influence and resisting a police office, according to the paper. [Full Article...]

Republican House whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia shooting

Republican House whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia shooting Scalise is the current US House of Representatives Majority Whip and representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. A security detail that fortunately was here because Steve Scalise was here began to respond. Everyone on that field is a public servant - our courageous police, our congressional aides who work so tirelessly behind the scenes with enormous devotion, and our dedicated memb... [Full Article...]

Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims

Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims Mika is one of at least three members of the GOP baseball team who were injured in the shooting, along with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and Zack Barth, a legislative correspondent in the office of Rep. Walberg said Mika was helping the Republican team prepare for a game against the Democrats. Mika's LinkedIn profile says he has been at Tyson since January 2011, where he is responsibl... [Full Article...]

Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

The gunman was identified as James T Hodgkinson from IL. The force was expanded and formalized in 1828 after a series of incidents, including an assault on the son of President John Quincy Adams in the Capitol Rotunda. The South Carolina congressman said he told the man that the players are Republicans. "I just didn't want her to wake up and learn the news", Flake said. [Full Article...]

Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

A former Trump aide called Senator Kamala Harris hysterical but provided no evidence of how her behavior fit the word's definition of being "uncontrollably emotional" or "irrational". "Wyden was trying to get to the bottom of answers either", Miller said. "OK, just wanted to clear that up". Finally, Sessions snapped: "Will you let me qualify it?" Harris: You referred to a longstand... [Full Article...]

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle President Trump has also tweeted that his administration would start implementing tougher vetting measures on those who want to visit USA, adding that the courts are taking the matter too slow. The 4th U.S. Circuit also has called Trump's national security concerns an after-the-fact justification for a policy that was "steeped in animus and directed at a single religious group". [Full Article...]

Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

Several lawmakers and observers saw the department's withdrawal of the borrower-defense rule as unfairly tipping the scales in favor of for-profit colleges. "Are Trump and DeVos waging a war on teachers?" asks the Center for American Progress (CAP). "The Secretary's suggestion that the Department is now "studying" the already finalized regulation at issue in this case calls into question the D... [Full Article...]

UPS driver says he saw co-worker get shot

UPS driver says he saw co-worker get shot Police say they believe the attack, which was carried out by one suspect, was not related to terrorism. A police "contact team" soon found him armed with an assault pistol, the assistant chief said. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others. As we learn more details of this shooting, I'm hopeful that we can take away lessons to help prevent these acts from occurring in the future. [Full Article...]

Congressman says member of his staff wounded

But an unnamed member of Williams' staff was shot , according to a release issued by the congressional rep's office. Also at practice were U.S. Reps. Asked about the gunman, Williams said he believes Hodgkinson had "an issue" that arose from a hypersensitive political climate in Washington, D.C., and in the nation this year. [Full Article...]

Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million

Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million Police said the drugs had a street value of nearly $1 million. The Harris County Sheriff's office posted photos of the lollipops on Facebook, warning residents that they may have been meant to target children or young people. Mick has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and her bond is set at an estimated $1 million, according to court records obtained by KIAH. [Full Article...]

Authorities continue to search for escaped Lincoln County inmates

Authorities continue to search for escaped Lincoln County inmates Reuters reported that Sheriff Charlie Dougherty addressed the local media and stated that the Lincoln County Jail has been overcrowded and "in need of repairs" for years. This is the second escape in several months at the jail. Moody and Baker had escaped from the same jail in March, according to the nearby Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office. [Full Article...]

40 fire tenders tackle massive fire at Grenfell Tower in London

Survivors were still reportedly being pulled from the block nine hours after the blaze started. "We can see how quick the fire spreads via the external panels". Ubah Yusuf said she and her neighbors, who lived close to Grenfell, would ask their building manager about their own tower block. He says it was frightening but people are being cared for well. [Full Article...]

Trump On Comey Hearing: "No Collusions, No Obstruction, He's A Leaker"

Trump On Comey Hearing: Asked if he had taped their conversations, as he implied in a threatening tweet shortly after he fired Comey, Trump said he would reveal that answer soon. "The president said he is going to address the issue of the tapes, whether the tapes exist or not, next week", Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow told ABC's "This Week". [Full Article...]


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