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Gunman Who Shot Congressman Had History of Anti-GOP Activity

According to his LinkedIn profile, Mika had been working as the director of government relations at Tyson Foods for the last six years. Afterward, a helicopter arrived to medevac at least one victim. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), who was critically wounded in Wednesday's shooting , is a staunch defender of gun rights with an A-plus rating from the NRA. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House

The interviews suggest Mueller sees the attempted obstruction of justice question as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the president and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, an official said. Obstruction issues emerged during a February 14 meeting in the Oval Office, when the president told Comey he hoped his disgraced former National Security Advisor Michael ... [Full Article...]

NCCU alumnus among 5 injured in Alexandria shooting

NCCU alumnus among 5 injured in Alexandria shooting Mr Trump described Mr Scalise as a "very good friend", a "patriot" and a "fighter". The shocking event left the Capitol horrified and stunned. Scalise has forged a close relationship with President Donald Trump, working together on the House health care bill and a pending effort to overhaul the tax code. [Full Article...]

Bomb threat from passenger forces Malaysia Air to land plane

Bomb threat from passenger forces Malaysia Air to land plane Australian police said they checked that there was no bomb, and the incident is not being treated as terror related. Pictures and video posted online by passengers show heavily armed personnel boarding the plane after its return to Melbourne . [Full Article...]

'Unprecedented Constitutional violations': Two attorneys general sue Trump

Businesses such as hotel bookers are injured when foreign governments try to "curry favor" with Trump by doing business with his enterprises, according to the lawsuit . "This is one he can't climb over and he can't dig underneath". "It's not hard to conclude that partisan politics may be one of the motivations behind the suit ", Spicer continued. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

He says what they did was consensual. It was then that a new prosecutor made a decision to charge him. Cosby himself did not testify on his behalf. Cosby lowered and shook his head in the courtroom as she spoke. Sex with an unconscious person can not be consensual, Steele noted. Cosby is charged sexually assaulting Constand , 44. [Full Article...]

US Pacific Fleet chief reaffirms defense ties with Philippines

The military had set Monday, the Philippines' independence day, as a target date to flush out the militants, both local and foreign fighters who have pledged allegiance to Islamic State. "It's really high time we do that", Abella said. Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez , head of military command in Western Mindanao, said that the jihadists control about 20 percent of the city. [Full Article...]

Qatar Ties to Iran Terrorism

In his speech Erdogan said: "Qatar has shown the most decisive stance against the terrorist organisation Islamic State alongside Turkey". As the worst crisis in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council enters a second week, Qatar and its opponents are pushing ahead with separate campaigns to court U.S. [Full Article...]

Fingerprint Scans Tested at Two US Airports to Replace IDs

Fingerprint Scans Tested at Two US Airports to Replace IDs The pilot is being conducted by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The technology is being tested Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport - the world's busiest airport - and Denver International Airport , starting this week. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Comey of felony perjury in congressional testimony

But Republicans chose to ignore those things and focus on the aspects of Comey's testimony on Thursday that were favourable to Trump . President Donald Trump's comments to former FBI Director James Comey about ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn were "very inappropriate", but were a "light touch" approach and did not constitute obstruction of justice, Sen. [Full Article...]

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

President Donald Trump . Sen. Mark Warner, D., Va., asked the attorney general if he had confidence in former FBI Director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to probe whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament. "There was an update on the on-going talks with the DUP", the Prime Minister's official spokesman said . May tried to reassert her shattered authority at the weekend by announcing her new cabinet - with no changes ... [Full Article...]

Virginia shooting raises spectre, but not likelihood, of gun control

Virginia shooting raises spectre, but not likelihood, of gun control The political rage many celebrities and public figures condemn is now empowering these divisive, politicizing tweets. "I'm talking about it today". But there were also many people who said gun control laws would not have prevented the shooting-with some arguing concealed carry permits should be broadened. [Full Article...]

Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

Two prisoners have sparked a national manhunt after overpowering guards and escaping a bus. Both are being sought by law enforcement. Donnie Russell Rowe (on Right) and Ricky Dubose (on Left) are the suspects. Authorities had no further signs of the inmates and had no reason to believe they had split up, Sills said. Multiple agencies contributed to a reward of 60,000 USA dollars for informat... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump celebrating first birthday in the White House

Trump has form for throwing lavish birthday parties. At 70, Trump eclipsed Ronald Reagan as the oldest president on Inauguration Day; Reagan was 77 when he left office. The J in "Donald J. Trump" stands for John. "(The president's) birthday is tomorrow. It's US President Donald Trump's 71st birthday and we still can not believe he is the President of the United States . [Full Article...]

Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

Sinn Fein has said that if May makes concessions to the DUP that would disadvantage Irish nationalists, then a deal would be more hard to secure. The proposed deal would see the DUP back the Conservatives in votes on the Budget and confidence motions. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders's supporter attacks USA lawmakers, dies in shootout

Bernie Sanders's supporter attacks USA lawmakers, dies in shootout President Donald Trump says that Rep. Steve Scalise was "badly injured " in a shooting at a congressional baseball game but says he will "fully recover". Scalise's office released a statement following the shooting. He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. [Full Article...]

Death Toll In London Fire Rises To 12

The death toll was expected to increase. "I am very sad to confirm that there have been a number of fatalities, I can not confirm the number at this time due to the size and complexity of this building". Edinburgh City Council said it was review fire safety in tower blocks in the capital. The fire is believed to have started on the fourth floor. Residents recalled waking up to the smell of s... [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa May's top aides resign following disastrous election results

The poll forecast the Scottish National Party (SNP) would win 34 seats, the center-left Liberal Democrats 14, the Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru three and the Greens one. This sort of thing will be par for the course in a country like India in a situation of "hung" Parliament when the ruling party did not win outright, but seems unusual for Britain. [Full Article...]

At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

Tiago Etienne, 17, said he spotted about three children between four and eight years old being dropped from an apartment around the 15th floor. The London Ambulance Service said it has sent more than 20 ambulance crews and other responders, and that more than 50 people have been taken to five hospitals. [Full Article...]


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