London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

May faced further delays in forming her new government after a failed election gamble when her would-be allies said their agreement would be put back following the blaze. There were questions about why there was no sprinkler system in the Grenfell To... More..

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La. House approves budget plan
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

La. House approves budget plan

And it must be done quickly. The special session must end no later than Monday. The bill would put a constitutional amendment on the November 2018 ballot allowing voters to decide if the speaker of the House an...More..

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Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

The attorney general said he never heard any suggestions during the campaign that Russian Federation was somehow interfering to help Trump defeat his Democratic challenger, former U.S. The nation's top law ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Community remembers Pulse Nightclub victims one year later

The hundreds of people rallying for equality in downtown Fort Lauderdale took a moment to reflect on the 49 patrons killed during a massacre at a gay nightclub in the worst mass shooting in recent us history....More..

London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase

Some adults jumped. Their fates were unclear at this time. In March, Adele lamented not being in her hometown following the terror attack in Westminster which saw five people killed and 40 injured, when a t...More..

Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

The Republican governor, who criticized Florida's 12 public universities in the past for seeking tuition hikes and called on them to spend less money on degree programs, said he vetoed the bill because it was t...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congress members to play Congressional charity baseball game despite Wednesday shooting

Republican lawmakers were gathered to prepare for a charity baseball game against members of the Democratic Party. Trump praised the "heroic" acts of law enforcement in subduing the shooter, identified as 66-...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

USA lawmakers attacked, Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into motive of gunman

Trump", said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer . As of Wednesday evening, Scalise, from Louisiana, remained in critical condition after undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , a h...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump Was Previously Not Under Investigation. Now He Reportedly Is

Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also represents Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner . "Cotton", he said. "It's just like 'T...More..

French parliamentary elections continue amid low turnout and En Marche dominance
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

French parliamentary elections continue amid low turnout and En Marche dominance

If not, all candidates who earn at least 12.5 percent of vote will go into the second round June 18, where the victor takes the seat. Pollsters estimated that 400 seats or more could end up in the hands of th...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Missing Sailor from Putnam County found alive on ship

A Pentagon official tells Fox News Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Peter Mims is expected to be flown off the ship and given a full medical and psychological evaluation. US and Japanese ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Post reports Trump under investigation for obstructing justice

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US or conversations with any Russian officials about the USA election that sent Donald Tru...More..

Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

Zack Barth, a staffer shot in the leg, ran in from the outfield and landed in Williams' arms. "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms". Bar...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Wisconsin lawmakers react to Alexandria shooting

Members of the Capitol Police, serving as security detail to Scalise, were firing at the gunman. In the aftermath of the shooting, the lawmakers commented on the perils of heated political rhetoric. The polic...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Lawmakers, religious leaders pray for victims of congressional baseball shooting

The assailant has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson. "I was getting out of the shower at the House gym and it was on the TV", DeSantis said, adding that he immediately called Duncan. "You become numb t...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Scott Applewhite). A gunman opened fire during an early morning baseball practice for Republican members of Congress Wednesday, reportedly firing dozens of shots at a field in Alexandria, Va . In the wake ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Funeral set for prison guard killed in escape

Wednesday evening, law enforcement increased the #reward to $115,000 for information leading to the capture of #Rowe and Dubose . Hours later, authorities converged on the small city of Madison, about 25 m...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump's Tweets Complicate Task of Defending Travel Ban

Trump also said the Justice Department should ask for an "expedited hearing" on the second ban and "seek much tougher version!" A well-connected conservative lawyer raised eyebrows in Washington Monday m...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

US President Donald Trump has disputed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's statement about their dialogue concerning the probe of former national security adviser Mike Flynn . P...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

The reporter then asked , " So he lied about that? ". "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said toward the end of more than two hours of testimony ...More..

Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated

The attacker was shot and later died. Here's how witnesses - from members of Congress to a passerby - describe the attack, in conversations with Morning Edition and with NPR's Jessica Taylor, who spent ...More..

Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

Almost half a million Americans have been killed or injured by guns since the Sandy Hook shooting less than five years ago. "Many gun control sceptics - and I agree with them - believe that restrictio...More..

US Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

US Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season

It added the time includes fishing allowed on the Monday and Tuesday of the July 4th holiday weekend. "This represents a commitment from the states to restore a shared vision of uniform management that will ben...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Lawmakers At Shooting Say Scalise's Security Prevented A 'Massacre'

Scalise, a Republican from Jefferson Parish, was shot while practicing for Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game. For those who aren't familiar with this annual event, it's when congressional Democrats and...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Florida Rep. DeSantis: Words with gunman 'confrontational…little odd'

The members of Congress were holding an early-morning practice for an upcoming congressional baseball game. "We just reported it directly to Capitol Police", DeSantis told the Times-Union. President Donal...More..

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital where Scalise is being treated
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital where Scalise is being treated

Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., said he feels adequately protected at the Capitol complex and feels no need to carry a gun there. "It was horrific", Fleischmann said. The whip is the member of leadership who ensures ...More..

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

The 66-year-old suspect, James Hodgkinson , opened fire on Republican congressmen and their staffers at their early morning baseball practice Wednesday, police said, injuring Rep. Euille's daily routine is to...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Trump, Melania visit wounded senior Congressman in hospital

Federal law enforcement officials identified the alleged shooter as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois. Many members of the congressional GOP baseball team huddled in a dugout while Capitol p...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sessions: Collusion Suggestions Are 'Appalling And Detestable'

Sessions came under fire earlier this year after he denied meeting with Russian officials during his January confirmation hearing, but later told reporters that he had met with Russian Ambassador Serg...More..

Gunman Opens Fire During Baseball Practice For Republican Members Of Congress
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Gunman Opens Fire During Baseball Practice For Republican Members Of Congress

Witnesses reported that James Hodgkinson , identified by authorities as the man who carried out the attack on congressmen as they practiced for an upcoming charity baseball game, was firing a rifle when the at...More..