USA

Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

The shooter, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson , was killed by U.S. Capitol Police officers, who were at the ball field at the time of the shooting. James Hodgkinson was an ardent Bernie Sanders...

by · USA

Vice President Mike Pence Visits Steve Scalise on Thursday

Wednesday morning, as Republican lawmakers were practicing for the game, a lone gunman opened fire, striking Scalise in the hip and hitting a congressional staffer for Rep. Trump on Thursday reiterate...

by · USA

Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets

On Sunday, Sekulow sought to explain that Trump was using Twitter, a favorite means of communication with his supporters, to address The Post report and was not actually confirming that he is bein...

by · USA

Stars hit Twitter with outrage following Philando Castile death verdict

Flowers piled up and a handwritten sign said , "I will miss you". My son loved this city and this city killed my son and the murderer gets away! "The system in this country continues to fail black ...

by · USA
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

There were no details of casualties but the attack was continuing on Sunday evening. "Campement Kangaba is blocked off and an operation is under way", Security Ministry spokesman Baba Cisse said by te...

by · USA
Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery

Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery

Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died. The GOP house majority whip is reco...

by · USA
Uber CEO to Take Leave, Diminished Role after Workplace Scandals

Uber CEO to Take Leave, Diminished Role after Workplace Scandals

Holder's firm, Covington & Burling LLP was hired to examine Uber's workplace culture after a former employee leveled charges of sexual harassment. "It was clear that (my manager) was trying to get...

by · USA
GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged'

GOP lawmaker Scalise still critical though doctors 'encouraged'

Dr. Jack Sava , the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said this afternoon that Scalise had "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in the area of the left hip". Hod...

by · USA
Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

As will all homicidal lunatics, James Hodgkinson gained posthumous fame after he opened fire on a baseball field full of Republicans Wednesday morning. Thankfully, nobody was killed in the tragedy (...

by · USA
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

The three suspects, Chavez, Leblanc and Valenzuela, were allegedly selling them from an Oxnard ripening facility owned by the company. Three employees at a produce processing facility in Ventura Co...

by · USA
US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball ga...

by · USA
'Dreamers' Safe Under Trump-for Now

'Dreamers' Safe Under Trump-for Now

President Trump's decision to reverse a campaign promise to repeal the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a relief for those children of undocumented immigrants. The depart...

by · USA

Michelle Carter found guilty of texting her boyfriend to kill himself

During this time , she will not be allowed to leave MA without a judge's permission. Carter now faces up to years in prison and a sentence hearing is scheduled for August 3. "In court Tuesday, Br...

by · USA
Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family

Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family

Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip , and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal or...

by · USA

Protests against police brutality continue in US

Leary III defined culpable negligence in his jury instructions as "intentional conduct that the defendant may not have meant to be harmful, but that an ordinary and reasonable prudent person would rec...

by · USA

Trump urged unity and stated Scalise 'took a bullet for us'

Congressman Steve Scalise is in surgery for a third time at a Washington , D.C. hospital. The congressman's chief of staff, Brett Horton, read a statement from Jennifer Scalise, the congressman's...

by · USA

Here's a snapshot look at Trump's new guidelines on Cuba

Trump told he would establish the new measures which prohibit the financial transactions with Cuba's military-backed tourism. Diplomatic relations will remain in tact and commercial air and sea link...

by · USA

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job Before Special Counsel Appointment

Trump ally Dick Morris told Politico on Monday: "I think the idea of having an enemy when you're the object of a special prosecutor is a very important one". A source close to the President told ...

by · USA

Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says

And though the White House said Mueller never spoke to the president about the issue, Trump's intentions aren't fully clear. "With respect to this subject, only the President or his attorneys are ...

by · USA

Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Sue Hodgkinson did respond "probably" when a reporter asked if her husband was "fed up with the system", the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports . Hodgkinson , a Belleville, Illinois, home inspecto...

by · USA
FHP report: Trooper hit and killed after auto crash in Alachua County

FHP report: Trooper hit and killed after auto crash in Alachua County

Shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday, a 2015 Hyundai Accent was seen driving northbound in the southbound lanes of I-75 south of Gibsonton Drive, the report said. And the Alachua County Sheriff's Office, whe...

by · USA
Senate passes Russia sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

Senate passes Russia sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had agreed "with the sentiment" of holding Russian Federation accountable but had urged Congress not to pass any legislation that could harm a "constructive dialogue...

by · USA
US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

It is not yet clear if the names on the list were intended targets, the source said . This person was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke on condition of anonymity. The shooter,...

by · USA
Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Scalise, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, arrived at the hospital in a critical state, facing "an imminent risk of death", according to Sava. He had been listed as still in...

by · USA

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

The Deputy Attorney General also said he would not follow any orders to fire special counsel Mueller unless there is a good reason and the orders are lawful. I think that it's a mistake to preten...

by · USA

WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

The somewhat vague tweet seems to refer to Rosenstein , who wrote a memo outlining an argument against former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Even yesterday, Trump had termed t...

by · USA

Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

The firing would have to be carried out by Rod Rosenstein , deputy attorney general, though regulations could be "set aside", the AP reported . The suggestion that the scope of Mueller's investi...

by · USA
Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

Additional procedures may also be necessary, the source said on Thursday, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. President Trump delivered a videotaped st...

by · USA

Trump announces new Cuba policy

Signing a new National Security Presidential Memorandum, Mr. Trump announced stricter application of the rules under which Americans can travel to Cuba . "The last two years have shown that the t...

by · USA
'Team Scalise' unites as lawmaker remains in critical condition

'Team Scalise' unites as lawmaker remains in critical condition

Scalise , the number three House Republican , was shot along with three other people early Wednesday when a lone gunman, angry about President Donald Trump, attacked a group of Republican lawmake...

by · USA

President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation with tweet

Trump wrote , "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Last month, Rosenstein sent a memo to Trump ra...

by · USA

Trump OK for Dreamers to Stay Won't Protect Parents

The Department of Homeland Security will continue the Obama administration's program to help those who arrived in the country when they were children, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arriv...

by · USA
Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity. Democrats easily defeated Repu...

by · USA

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump made a mistake offering to testify under oath about his meetings with then-FBI Director James Comey , said Peter Wallison, former White House counsel in the Reagan administ...

by · USA

Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

Gingrich speaks regularly with Trump and is promoting a new book on how to "understand" him. Gingrich's statement brought a flood of comments on Twitter that obstruction of justice was part of the i...

by · USA