• Dramatic footage of blimp crashing in flames close to Erin Hills
Dramatic footage of blimp crashing in flames close to Erin Hills

Video of the blimp going down over the golf course near Hartford, Wisconsin, was captured by several people and posted to social media on Thursday afternoon. The statement also added that the blimp has nothing to do with the tourney or Fox Sports' broadcast and that no one else was involved. The former Ryder Cup player took just 26 putts in h...

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  • GOP pushes fiscal reform while Dems eye tax increases
GOP pushes fiscal reform while Dems eye tax increases

He said he'd review Republican plans once they're filed as legislation. "We must act now to pass a negotiated, comprehensive balanced budget with reforms to change the status quo of how we operate in IL and to boost our struggling economy", House Republican Leader Jim Durkin said in Chicago .

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  • Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team
Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . "We've had a very, very divided country for many years, and I have a feeling that Steve has made a great sacrifice, but there could be some unity being brought to our country".

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  • Murrieta's Rickie Fowler grabs early lead at 2017 US Open
Murrieta's Rickie Fowler grabs early lead at 2017 US Open

This is a solid U.S. Open course. The ploy succeeded, and as Rickie Fowler was adopted by the galleries as if one of their own, he also let his clubs do their own talking with a marvellous opening round 65, seven-under-par, that saw him sprint off the starting blocks in this opening round of the US Open .

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  • Trump slams report on obstruction probe
Trump slams report on obstruction probe

Those who have agreed to be interviewed include Dan Coats , director of national intelligence; Mike Rogers , chief of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, who recently left his post as deputy to Rogers. ambassador. He accused Mueller of setting up a " dragnet " of obstruction so that he could investigate every aspect of Trump's ...

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  • Bonness Enterprises Inc. Continues to Hold Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Bonness Enterprises Inc. Continues to Hold Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

About 8.81M shares traded. Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 28th. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 25.48, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange.

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  • Governor allows gun ban to become law
Governor allows gun ban to become law

The Governor can sign the bill, veto it or let it pass. Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants Brownback to veto the legislation. Existing law would have required publicly owned buildings to add metal detectors and armed guards or allow employees and visitors to bring in guns starting July 1.

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  • Queues at Borehamwood shul in aid of Grenfell Tower fire relief effort
Queues at Borehamwood shul in aid of Grenfell Tower fire relief effort

Police and fire minister Nick Hurd is now taking questions from MPs in Westminster Hall. They said they had repeatedly raised fire safety concerns, which they said included the building's inadequate escape routes, the absence of an integrated alarm system, and a renovation a year ago that they anxious had left their building clad in panels that w...

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  • Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman
Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman

The Capitol Police officers, who were part of Scalise's security detail, returned fire. Someone then says, "He's behind home plate", apparently referring to the shooter's location. The team was taking batting practice when a gunshot rang out and chaos erupted, lawmakers on the scene said. "I was crying. This is not what we're doing".

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  • Congressional baseball teams to wear LSU gear to honor Steve Scalise
Congressional baseball teams to wear LSU gear to honor Steve Scalise

Scalise , who represents a Louisiana district and serves as the House Republican Whip, was injured at Wednesday's shooting spree during practice session for an upcoming charity baseball game against congressional Democrats. The man calmly asked which party's lawmakers were practicing and Duncan told him they were the Republicans. The managers o...

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  • Israeli official rejects USA claim that PA stopped funding terror
Israeli official rejects USA claim that PA stopped funding terror

He says the Palestinians indicated they were changing the policy. Qadare Fares, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners Club, an NGO that works with prisoners' families and organises payments, said he was not aware of any changes to the payments policy.

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  • Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice
Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice

The California Democrat twice has been interrupted by a fellow senator while grilling a Trump administration official: in her questioning of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last week, and again Tuesday while Attorney General Jeff Sessions was engaged in obfuscation.

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  • Donald Trump, Melania visit wounded Congressman Steve Scalise in hospital
Donald Trump, Melania visit wounded Congressman Steve Scalise in hospital

Colleagues said Scalise, who had been fielding balls at second base, dragged himself away from the infield, leaving a trail of blood before they rushed to his assistance. Roger Williams , R-Texas, Thursday morning after being discharged from the hospital. Capitol Policeman David Bailey was also wounded. The Congressional Baseball Game was cre...

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  • Cuomo to nominate Paul Feinman to fill high court vacancy
Cuomo to nominate Paul Feinman to fill high court vacancy

Judges of the New York State Court of Appeals listen to hearing arguments from a case on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 in Albany, N.Y. "He is a talented jurist who has dedicated his career to public service and standing up for a fairer and more just NY".

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  • Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting
Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

Rep. Once again, a member of Congress has been shot and others wounded. "It was very emotional for me and it does kind of bring it all back", said Crystal Kasnoff, a childhood friend of Giffords' and director of a memorial to the Tucson shooting.

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  • Deadlock in Cosby trial, jury told to keep deliberating
Deadlock in Cosby trial, jury told to keep deliberating

In those interviews, Cosby admitted to sexual contact with Constand and said they had previously had a romantic encounter. First, Judge Steven O'Neill sent them back into deliberations in another attempt to reach a verdict, which must be unanimous.

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  • Here Is What The Alleged Shooter Posted About Steve Scalise
Here Is What The Alleged Shooter Posted About Steve Scalise

The game will be played tonight at Nationals Park as planned. Brown said officers at the scene returned gunfire with the suspect, who was eventually taken into custody and is no longer a threat. Zack Barth, a legislative correspondent for Texas Rep. Roger Williams, was expected to recover fully, Williams said. According to eyewitness accoun...

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  • Jury breaks with no verdict in officer's trial
Jury breaks with no verdict in officer's trial

Paul and Minneapolis. Yanez shot him seconds after Castile volunteered during a traffic stop that he was carrying a firearm. During his testimony Friday, Yanez said he saw Castile's hand on a gun. They also argued that Castile had smoked marijuana before the traffic stop and was stoned, which influenced his actions. Castile is then heard saying, ...

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  • WaPo: Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
WaPo: Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. A spokesman for Representative Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House committee, said Mueller will meet with members of the panel this week or next.

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  • USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma
USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

She was sick all day, she said. All are Korean-American, and two were in the strictly secular country working with a Christian-backed university based in China , near the Korean border. He added that because America has no trade with North Korea, the most effective way to impose pressure is through "secondary sanctions" that threaten companies fro...

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  • President on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'
President on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

Leaders decided the game will go on as scheduled at Nationals Park in Washington , home of the city's professional baseball team. Three of Hodgkinson's five victims remain hospitalized, including Scalise , who is in critical condition after being shot in the hip; he needs to undergo another round of surgery.

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  • Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says
Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Members of Congress practice for months for the event, and typically don the jerseys of a team from back home. One day after a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, lawmakers in Washington are still reeling from the tragedy.

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  • Ohio student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
Ohio student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

A doctor who examined Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year, addressed the media at a press conference on Thursday. When asked by Fox News what he would tell the families of those detained , Fred Warmbier said, "I wouldn't know what to say to them". He was convicted of " ho...

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  • Here's what happens when a jury is deadlocked
Here's what happens when a jury is deadlocked

Before the impasse, the sequestered jury of seven men and five women had paused deliberations six times to revisit testimony or ask for clarity on the phrasing of one of the charges . Both the prosecution and the defense teams have ended their cases this past Friday and Monday, respectively. Many were chanting and holding signs reading "Free M...

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  • DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress
DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress

Texas Rep. Mike Conaway described what sounded like an explosion, then lawmakers scattering off the field as police roamed in search of the gunman and engaged him. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said. And throughout the whole game we will all be Team Scalise. Numerous players wore Louisiana State University hats in hon...

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  • Top Judiciary Democrat wants Comey subpoenaed
Top Judiciary Democrat wants Comey subpoenaed

She even added that she wants to determine whether U.S. President Donald Trump asked Coats or Rogers to take any action on the Russian Federation investigation. "The Committee has an obligation to pursue all evidence of such misconduct". "You (Grassley) and I agree that these matters - termination of the FBI Director and any efforts to interfer...

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  • Otto Warmbier suffered
Otto Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" while imprisoned in North Korea

Asked by a reporter whether he believes President Barack Obama's administration could have done more to secure Otto Warmbier's release , Fred Warmbier replied simply, "I think the results speak for themselves". Otto Warmbier , The American student imprisoned for nearly a year-and-a-half was "brutally treated for so long", his father said. ...

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  • Churches hold vigils for those shot at Congressional Republican baseball practice
Churches hold vigils for those shot at Congressional Republican baseball practice

The gunman, James T. Hodgkinson , died in an ensuing shootout with police. In a national address, Trump appealed for unity following the morning assault in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia. The gunman, who reportedly asked a bystander if Republicans were practicing on the field, fired away from behind a chain-link fence near the thi...

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  • Chuck Fleischmann recounts scene of shooting at GOP baseball practice
Chuck Fleischmann recounts scene of shooting at GOP baseball practice

The others shot and wounded were a congressional aide, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, and a US Capitol Police officer. The president was accompanied by White House doctor Ronny Jackson. Politicians noted their good fortune in having armed protectors on hand. "I decided if I want to live, I need to get to better cover", said Barth.

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  • Congressional Baseball Game raises more than $1 million
Congressional Baseball Game raises more than $1 million

A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also injured. Scalise , 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues", a statement from the office said. He praised the two and stated that Americans sho...

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  • Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco
Employees return to work at UPS warehouse in San Francisco

Investigators were trying to determine what prompted Jimmy Lam , 38, to open fire during a meeting with co-workers. UPS spokeswoman Susan Rosenberg said the company has marshaled additional drivers, loaders and management from other facilities to help with the backlog.

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  • Trump Will Not Attend Congressional Baseball Game
Trump Will Not Attend Congressional Baseball Game

EST. The shooter, identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail. Scalise remains in critical condition , and suffered a multitude of injuries after being shot in the hip on Wednesday morning. "Authorities are continuing to invest...

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  • Musician Akala: People died in London fire 'because they were poor'
Musician Akala: People died in London fire 'because they were poor'

The tower was home to about 600 people , including at least three Thai families , according to Thai officials and other Thais in London . London police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters that the number was expected to rise and firefighters have said they did not expect to find any more survivors after rescuing 65 from the inferno.

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  • Scalise is 'in some trouble' as condition remains critical
Scalise is 'in some trouble' as condition remains critical

Matt Mika - a former congressional staffer who now works as a lobbyist for Tyson Foods - as well as Zachary Barth, a staffer for Rep. Roger Williams and two Capitol Police officers were also wounded. Scalise, R-La., like other members of leadership, is assigned a full-time security detail from U.S. Capitol Police, who guard him in Washington ...

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  • Trump visits wounded congressman in hospital
Trump visits wounded congressman in hospital

Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. One congressman at the scene indicated there might have been a political motive in the attack. Barton had arrived at the US Capitol still wearing his red baseball uniform. "It's pretty well known in the neighborhood who those folks are on the baseball fie...

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