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Global News Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated
Author: 0 Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated

Congressman Steve Scalise - the number three Republican in the House of Representatives and a strong supporter of USA gun rights - underwent surgery after being shot in the left hip. "Kris and I are praying for our friend Steve Scalise , his staff, Capitol Police and their families", said Congressman Kevin Cramer. Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika, who now works for Tyson Foods in its Washington office.

Global News Islamic State claims attack on mosque in Kabul
Author: 0 Islamic State claims attack on mosque in Kabul

Taliban denied involvement in suicide attack on mosque. This is the third major attack on a Shia Kabul mosque by Islamic State since October 2016, with 14 and 30 killed in previous such assaults. The carnage during the holy fasting month of Ramadan has left the Afghan capital shaken, with protesters who have set up a sit-in camp close to the bombing site demanding the resignation of President Ashraf Ghani's government.

Author: 0 Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

The escapees may be driving a white 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck, Georgia tag #BCX5372, with left and right side chrome tool boxes. Investigators cautioned the public not to approach the men if they are spotted because they are likely still armed.

Author: 0 London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the inferno that swept through the public housing block within an hour Wednesday morning. May announced the public inquiry in a pool interview for the BBC , ITV, and Sky News . At least 17 people are now known to have died in the fire and relatives are appealing for help tracing missing relatives.

Global News Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton as Russia Probe Turns to Him
Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton as Russia Probe Turns to Him

A spokesman for Trump's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, ripped the Post's report Wednesday: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". Comey told reporters last July that Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, was " extremely careless " in how she used the private email account to conduct business during her four years as secretary of state.

Global News Osinbajo to South East leaders: Shun tit-for-tat
Author: 0 Osinbajo to South East leaders: Shun tit-for-tat

The event, tagged "Flag off of the 2018 Budget Preparation Process", is now holding behind closed-doors at the Old Banquet Hall of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja. "And that is very important because you can not control violence once it begins". The statement further revealed that Osinbajo has ordered the security chiefs to make sure that the life and property of every citizen of the country is protected at all times anywhere in the country.

Author: 0 Borough Market to reopen after London terror attack

BST (5 a.m. ET). "People's lives here are returning to normal, but some people's lives will never return to normal", Christopher Chessun, the bishop of Southwark, told NBC News. Mr McMullan, from Brent, north-west London, was killed by a haemorrhage after being stabbed in the chest in Borough Market . We want to celebrate the best cocktails the market has to offer.

Author: 0 Witness video of shooting on GOP baseball team released

The president was accompanied by White House doctor Ronny Jackson. Rep. Steve Scalise's presence at the congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia where a shooting unfolded Wednesday morning may have saved a number of lives, Sen.

Author: 0 Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ". "On days like today, there are no Democrats or Republicans, only Americans united in our hopes and prayers for the wounded". Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms".

Global News Alexandria shooting: Sanders says gunman apparently was
Author: 0 Alexandria shooting: Sanders says gunman apparently was

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., according to law enforcement sources. "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society, and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms", the senator said. Hodgkinson died after being shot by police, President Donald Trump confirmed. The Daily Beast is reporting that Hodgkinson called Republicans "racist & sexist" on his Facebook page."Trump is a Traitor", Hodgkinson wrote in a May 22 Facebook post .

Global News Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks

The comments sparked anger from Iranians on social media, who recalled the vigils in Tehran that followed the September 11 attacks. KATHMANDU: A notorious French criminal who earned the nickname "bikini killer" for a string of murders throughout Asia in the 1970s, was in a Nepali hospital on Friday, where he is expected to undergo open heart surgery, sources said .

Global News North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile
Author: 0 North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile

DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the North's official name. North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-ra. (Stand-up) "North Korea's nuclear and missile threats have become imminent". "Looking at North Korean data and the USA response to the launch, it appears to me that Pyongyang has indeed acquired re-entry technology".

Author: 0 Special counsel Mueller investigating Pres

The Post report cites anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. According to the Washington Post , Mueller's investigation as special counsel into Russian interference in the 2016 election has expanded to include whether Trump took steps to interfere with that probe.

Global News Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan
Author: 0 Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

So it hardly seemed unusual when a man approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the baseball field parking lot. Scalise, who was shot in the hip, was transported to MedStar Washington and underwent surgery. According to the event's website, Senate and House members from each party play against each other and raise money for a Washington , DC, area charity.

Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

Armed security personnel entered the plane to remove the man and escort other passengers off the aircraft, he said. MH128 safely landed in Melbourne airport at 11.41pm. The airline's cabin crew, with the help of several passengers, managed to restrain the man, who was immediately handcuffed and subdued. Flights bound for Melbourne were reportedly diverted while the incident was being dealt with.

Global News Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'
Author: 0 Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'

Democratic senators pressed him on the legal rationale for his refusal to discuss those private conversations, as Sessions acknowledged that Trump had not asserted executive privilege around the hearing. The appearance was Sessions's first sworn public testimony since being confirmed as attorney general in February. " Many have suggested that my recusal is because I felt I was a subject of the investigation myself, that I may have done something wrong", Sessions added.

Author: 0 Mike Monico breaks down the brevity of Bill Cosby's defense

The Pittsburgh-area jury has been away from home for more than a week and was in the courthouse for about 14 hours Monday through a brief defence case and closing arguments. Constand testified at trial that she did not know who Marguerite Jackson was. "This isn't talking to a trustee, this is talking to a lover", he said.

Global News Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice
Author: 0 Gunman shoots congressman, police at Virginia baseball practice

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ". "Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected", he said. "It's OK", a reporter told him. The shocking event left the Capitol horrified and stunned.

Author: 0 Polanski's victim pleads to end case: 'He owes me nothing'

Gordon said at the end of Friday's hearing that he would take the request under consideration, but did not indicate when he would issue a ruling. He told 54-year-old Geimer that the crimes committed by Polanski are "as serious as this court ever sees", indicating that Roman's appearance in a United States courtroom is still mandated.

Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May and taunted her about the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming vote on her legislative program, known as the Queen's Speech.

Global News VA warns of surprise budget gap, insists no delays in care
Author: 0 VA warns of surprise budget gap, insists no delays in care

Rubio crafted the bill with Sens. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who oversees the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, applauded the bill's passing, and said it would "ensure that the VA is accountable to our nation's veterans". Rory Riley, a consultant who has worked with veterans groups for more than 10 years, said targeting senior executives will start the cultural change she thinks is necessary for reform of the department.

Global News Qatar says backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states
Author: 0 Qatar says backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut links with Qatar last Monday. Swiss-based MSC, the world's no. 2 line, said it would deploy a new dedicated shipping service to Qatar from Salalah. It will take about 60 flights for Qatar Airways to conduct what is being described as the greatest bovine airlift in history. Qatar's allies, Iran and Turkey, have helped the country in actions and rhetoric.

Global News United States airports test biometric checkpoint screening to replace boarding passes
Author: 0 United States airports test biometric checkpoint screening to replace boarding passes

DIA is one of two airports in the country conducting a proof of concept demonstration with the devices, to see how well they may work in speeding up security screenings in the future. To assist in the efficiency of the screening process TSA will be using Passenger Screening Canines (PSCs). The lanes will be Pre-Check lanes . "TSA looks at technologies and intelligence capabilities that allow us to analyze and secure the travel environment, passengers and their property", Steve Karoly, ...

Global News Qld woman allegedly kidnapped and driven to bush
Author: 0 Qld woman allegedly kidnapped and driven to bush

Specialist police and a helicopter tracked the 24-year-old through bushland near Smithfield. Acting Inspector Mick Gooiker said Ms Hamill's family and friends were extremely concerned for her welfare and no one had been able to contact her since her disappearance.

Global News Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting
Author: 0 Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting

The shooting suspect has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., two federal law enforcement sources confirm to NPR's Carrie Johnson. "Someone tried to run Rep. (David) Kustoff off the road with her vehicle, and now a man seemingly attempted to assassinate several members of Congress at a baseball practice", said Rep.

Author: 0 Philippines: US troops on the ground near besieged city

He declared martial law across Mindanao the day the fighting erupted. Since the militants attacked the city on May 23, the military said 290 people have been killed, including 206 militants, 58 soldiers and 26 civilians. "We are issuing this statement on account of the news report that says that the mosques in Marawi have become target of opportunities". AFP Public Affairs Office (PAO) chief Col.

Author: 0 Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey, report says

The agency, which handled White House recording systems for former presidents like Richard Nixon, said it has no recordings or transcripts of recordings from within the Trump White House. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (C) looks on during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 12, 2017, where he was seated next to Vice President Mike Pence.

Author: 0 I'm here as long as you want me, May says

Senior UK government ministers held secret talks with rival Labour members of parliament to secure bipartisan support for a soft Brexit , British broadsheet "The Daily Telegraph " revealed on Tuesday. The support of the 10 DUP MPs will come at a price - and could allow the party to see parts of its manifesto turned into legislation. Sir Major told BBC Radio 4's World at One that if the Conservatives "locked" themselves into a deal with one of the main parties in Northern Ireland, ...

Author: 0 Manhunt sparked by slaying of prison guards, inmates' escape

Nathan Deal said Tuesday. "An attack on any American law enforcement officer is an attack on every law enforcement officer and the principles we all believe in", Rosenstein said. Officials said Rowe and Dubose overpowered Monica and Billue , and shot them both to death. Authorities aren't saying which of the escaped inmates did the killing.

Author: 0 Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

During his testimony, Comey explained why he recorded his private talks with the United States president, saying that he was afraid Trump might "lie" about them. He hinted on Twitter that tapes might exist after details of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey leaked to the media. But, according to Trump Jr., Trump did tell Comey he hoped it would go away.

Global News President calls for unity in wake of shooting
Author: 0 President calls for unity in wake of shooting

Walberg said . Trump praised the "heroic actions" of the Capital Police at the scene. He was shot in the hip. Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times and was in critical condition and in surgery. "I was getting down making sure my son was down", Barton said. "This morning, the U.S. Congress suffered a despicable and cowardly attack", Pelosi said.

Author: 0 Senate Questions Jeff Sessions About Contacts With Russian Officials

The obstruction of justice investigation into the president began days after James Comey was sacked as FBI director on May 9, the Post reported. Surely, President Donald Trump doesn't think he can make the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election go away by firing people.

Global News Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue
Author: 0 Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

The talks are being closely watched in European capitals as they could delay the expected start of Brexit negotiations next week. It comes after Mrs May told Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it".

Global News EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time
Author: 0 EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time

The UK Government wants the talks to take place in parallel during the Brexit process. Britain's Brexit minister David Davis backed Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday, saying claims made by former finance minister George Osborne that she was a "dead woman walking" were wrong and self-indulgent.

Global News Checks Ordered At UK Tower Blocks After Fire
Author: 0 Checks Ordered At UK Tower Blocks After Fire

Children banged on closed windows as they were enveloped by the dark smoke. Fifty people were hospitalized and rescuers frantically worked through the morning to reach people believed still trapped in the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington.