• Gunman who shot U.S. politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says Federal Bureau of Investigation
Gunman who shot U.S. politician Steve Scalise acted alone, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

James T Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism, said Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he visited Congressman Steve Scalise and that he's "doing well" and "his spirits are up" as he recovers from the gunshot wound he suffered last week.

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  • Baseball gunman a lone wolf, FBI says
Baseball gunman a lone wolf, FBI says

Immediately adjacent to the field were two United States Capitol Police special agents who were detailed to a member of Congress and who engaged Hodgkinson . was found on Hodgkinson; however, it was not deemed to be of investigative significance. In Belleville, Hodgkinson also had a record of arrests on various criminal charges dating back to ...

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  • Trump Doesn't Want 'Poor Person' Running the Economy
Trump Doesn't Want 'Poor Person' Running the Economy

President Trump wants to get to work enacting a law prohibiting immigrants from receiving welfare benefits for at least five years after they enter into the country. Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington , President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters - the kind of event he relished befo...

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  • Volunteers rally to help Portugal's fire victims
Volunteers rally to help Portugal's fire victims

Authorities had previously lowered the number of victims, saying that one body had been counted for twice, but the minister later confirmed that the official toll returned to 62. Portugal , like most southern European countries, is prone to forest fires in the dry summer months. The fire, which has yet to be controlled, is already one of the dead...

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  • Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'
Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

Pelosi also responded to President Donald Trump's tweet that ousting her "would be very bad for the Republican Party". Handel ran as much against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her "San Francisco values" as she did against Ossoff, portraying the Democrat as culturally and politically alien to Georgia.

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  • Trump, Saudi crown prince discuss Mideast peace
Trump, Saudi crown prince discuss Mideast peace

King Salman of Saudi Arabia promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman , to be next in line to the throne Wednesday, further empowering an ambitious leader who has upended the ruling family at a time of deep Saudi involvement in conflicts across the Middle East .

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  • Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis
Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

The report also supplied data on host countries, revealing that Turkey hosted the most refugees in 2016, with almost three million fleeing to Turkey for safety. The Syrian conflict, which has killed more than 320,000 people, "is becoming a forgotten crisis ", he warned. Over 400,000 South Sudanese people have fled from their country to Sudan si...

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  • Arab States Send Qatar 13 Demands to End Crisis
Arab States Send Qatar 13 Demands to End Crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said June 21 that he is hopeful demands from Saudia Arabia, the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Egypt and Bahrain "will soon be presented to Qatar and will be reasonable and actionable". Qatar must cease any funding activities to extremist and terrorist individuals, entities and organisations. Qat...

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  • Dani Alves drops massive Man City transfer hint
Dani Alves drops massive Man City transfer hint

Brazilian superstar Dani Alves has been speaking on talk show Conversa com Bial about his love of both music and of course, football. "I do not know yet what is happening", said Alves when asked if he was leaving Juventus . Alves made a major impact during his first season at Juventus , especially in the Champions League as he helped his si...

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  • Will Lawyer Jay Sekulow Be Trump's New Favorite TV Surrogate?
Will Lawyer Jay Sekulow Be Trump's New Favorite TV Surrogate?

An attorney with Trump's private legal team, Jay Sekulow , asserted on four Sunday TV talk shows that the president's Friday tweet was not confirmation that he was under investigation. " Trump has a compulsion to counterattack. #MAGA." Trump said in a tweet last week that signified an attempt to undermine both men. Trump's fledgling pre...

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  • Man died of 'multiple injuries' in mosque attack, police say
Man died of 'multiple injuries' in mosque attack, police say

Nine people were taken to hospital after the attack. One fatality was confirmed at the scene, while a further eight are being treated across three London hospitals and two victims sustained minor injuries. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D'Orsi, the National Police Chiefs' Council lead for protective security, said: "Police forces up and dow...

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  • More Americans Are Still Awaiting Freedom In North Korea
More Americans Are Still Awaiting Freedom In North Korea

The calls for a response come as spy satellites detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site for the first time in several weeks, according to two U.S. "I was very upset and not able to, you know, do anything else other than thinking about his family, and I was mourning with the family at this time".

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  • Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village
Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

Malaysia is anxious that militants who are flushed out of Marawi City by the fighting may try to cross from the Philippines to its eastern state of Sabah. Community leaders were called in to help in negotiations to rescue the hostages, Brig-Gen Padilla said: "It's over. but we're also on guard because they might carry out other attacks".

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  • President Trump's approval ratings at new low
President Trump's approval ratings at new low

The drop in the President's approval rating is partially due to ebbing support among Republicans. Real Clear Politics average of major polls , which includes the latest results from Rasmussen Reports , shows 40 percent approve of the job President Trump is doing compared to 53 percent who disapprove.

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  • Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles
Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Iran is encouraging a massive turnout for Quds Day rallies this Friday. Iran blames regional rival Saudi Arabia for being behind the attacks. A portrait of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu burned by Iranian demonstrators lies on the ground in their annual pro-Palestinian rally marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran , Iran , F...

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  • Senate's Health Care Proposal Could Cut Crucial Services In NM
Senate's Health Care Proposal Could Cut Crucial Services In NM

Taxes, premiums and costs are skyrocketing all while health care choices and access to care have dwindled". "Overall, I believe that we can do better for our state and our country, but I will not vote for a bill that will make things worse for Alaskans", he said in a statement .

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  • Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election
Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

The $25 million raised was not enough to reverse the luck of the Democrats, who suffered defeat in districts within Kansas, Montana and SC. JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. "I'm a master legislator, I am a strategic, politically astute leader", said Pelosi, as she also touted her fundraising prowess. During a CNN interview, Massachusetts Re...

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  • Darjeeling Unrest: MoS Ahluwalia And GJM's Roshan Giri Meet HM Rajnath Singh
Darjeeling Unrest: MoS Ahluwalia And GJM's Roshan Giri Meet HM Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said all concerned parties should resolve their differences through dialogue in an amicable environment. "In a democracy like India resorting to violence would never help in finding a solution". "We are ready for talks with the Centre, but the agenda has to be only Gorkhaland", Rai said. "We said (at that time) kindly examine t...

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  • 'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy
'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy

Cindy is expected to dump 3 to 6 inches (7.5 to 15 cm) of rain as it heads north and east into the Ohio Valley and the Appalachian Mountains through Saturday , said Brian Hurley, a weather service meteorologist. A 10-year-old boy was killed after being struck by storm debris on a beach in Alabama. Up to eight inches of rainfall was expected in sou...

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  • Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard
Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Ted Cruz of Texas, Kentucky's Rand Paul , Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson from Wisconsin. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said the centrist has some misgivings about the bills as well. And they ended up repealing a bill that had been passed. "She has a number of concerns and will be p...

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  • Authorities charge man in mosque incident
Authorities charge man in mosque incident

Witnesses at the scene said he appeared to suffer a medical episode in the moments before the attack happened. Darren Osborne , 47, is a father-of-four from Cardiff, South Wales. Mr Ali, a father-of-six and grandfather-of-two, came to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10 years old and was said to be a well-known face around Finsbury...

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  • No question of going back to NDA: JD(U) leader KC Tyagi
No question of going back to NDA: JD(U) leader KC Tyagi

Like the first Dalit president K R Narayanan, NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind has risen from a modest background but the two dalit leaders took different paths to reach the zenith of their public life. JD (U) has been a part of the opposition's joint initiative on the presidential elections. JD (U) spokesperson KC Tyagi said that the...

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  • Judges affirm `Making a Murderer' confession was coerced
Judges affirm `Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

If the state court had considered them in the proper context, the appeals court ruled , the state court "could not have come to any other conclusion but that Dassey's free will was overcome". Kachinsky later testified that he made the statements so Dassey's family would become accustomed to the idea that Dassey would take a legal option th...

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  • UK safety operation underway after London fire
UK safety operation underway after London fire

Camden Council has already begun removing cladding from five towers of up to 23-storeys on its giant Chalcot Estate over fears they are potentially unsafe. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called for more heads to roll, while campaigners urged Javid to ratchet up pressure on the Conservative leader of the council, Nicholas Paget-Brown.

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  • Flint airport stabbing investigated as possible act of terrorism
Flint airport stabbing investigated as possible act of terrorism

Ftouhi never went through any security screening, Gelios said. According to FBI, Ftouhi entered the USA just five days before the attack. Ftouhi was charged with violence at an global airport, an offence that can land him up to 20 years in prison.

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  • Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief
Portugal wildfires 'started by arsonists,' says firefighter chief

Portuguese media also reported the crash, based on a variety of sources. With the Pedrogao Grande wildfire nearly out, firefighters were carrying out operations to prevent the fire from reigniting, Civil Protection Agency spokesman Vitor Vaz Pinto said.

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  • Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria
Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

On Sunday, Iran lobbed ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria , the first such attack it has carried out anywhere since at least 2001. The Guard said it fired six missiles in total from Kermanshah and also from Iran's Kurdistan province into Syria's Deir el-Zour province, where IS has been trying to fortify its positions in the face o...

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  • Terror attack at Brussels station
Terror attack at Brussels station

Belgian authorities have been reacting to the incident and a spokesperson from the federal prosecutor's office, Eric Van Der Sypt said, "This is considered as a terrorist attack". The explosion occurred near the ticket offices of Central Station late on Tuesday. "The suitcase immediately caught fire". The male suspect was reportedly agitated,...

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  • Gunman who targeted Republicans acted alone
Gunman who targeted Republicans acted alone

Slater, special agent in charge of the FBI Washington Field Office, said at the press conference that Hodgkinson was "known to have an anger management problem". O'Connor said Bost's office has turned over all of their communications from Hodgkinson to U.S. Capitol Police. "This man was just so passionate and hateful toward (President Donald) T...

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  • Militants escape after holding 31 hostage at school in Philippines
Militants escape after holding 31 hostage at school in Philippines

At least four rebels were killed and two government militiamen were wounded in the fighting, which caused almost 1,000 villagers in Malagakit and two nearby villages to flee to safety, the officials said. Major General Arnel dela Vega, 6th Infantry Division commander, said the operation against the BIFF was coordinated with the MILF, in adherence t...

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  • JUST RELEASED: Complete Dash Cam Footage Of Philando Castile's Shooting
JUST RELEASED: Complete Dash Cam Footage Of Philando Castile's Shooting

A spokeswoman for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said the agency planned to release that video to the public on Tuesday, along with radio communications between Yanez and other officers. There should be an embedded item here. Hutchinson, who said he has a concealed-carry permit, also said the video left room for reasonable doubt,...

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  • Cousin: Pregnant woman killed by police wasn't violent
Cousin: Pregnant woman killed by police wasn't violent

The shooting occurred as Seattle police are under federal oversight following a 2011 investigation that found officers were too quick to use force. While the officers maintain that they feared for their safety, Lyles' sister Monika Williams wonders why they couldn't have used an alternative approach.

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  • 'I Did Not Make' Tapes of Conversations with Comey
'I Did Not Make' Tapes of Conversations with Comey

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tweeted that Mueller is the tip "of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or at a minimum undermining and crippling the Trump presidency". Trump tweeted the next day that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Comey, in testimony before the ...

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  • FBI discusses findings after investigation into Congressional baseball shooting
FBI discusses findings after investigation into Congressional baseball shooting

The man accused of opening fire at a Congressional baseball practice that left four people injured including Representative Steve Scalise , was a very troubled person, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire with a rifle on a group of Republicans practicing for an annual congressional baseball ...

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  • Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton
Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton

The agreement was finalised at a signing ceremony on Friday. DRB-Hicom's Group Managing Director, Datuk Seri Syed Faisal Albar, said Geely would inject RM170.3 million in Proton and set up a sport utility vehicle or suburban utility vehicle (SUV) platform for Boyue where the implied value was RM290 million.

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