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House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

According to the Washington Post , James T. Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill. was the shooter. Scalise is now undergoing surgery. "Prior to entering surgery, the whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", the statement said.


Paul: It could have 'been a killing field'

Paul: It could have 'been a killing field'

The Capitol Hill police, from my understanding is, like I say, incredibly courageous and probably saved the lives of everybody there. A shaken Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) explained to the media that because Scalise is the Majority Whip, he is one of few members of Congress who always travels with his security detail.


Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

A senior USA official said the State Department was aware Rodman was planning to travel to North Korea, but stressed he is not there in any official capacity. He had been serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. He said the issue of several Americans currently detained by North Korea is "not my objective right now".



More than 150000 people have joined Labour since the election

A missed "high-five" that ended in an awkward place. The Tory leader managed to crack a slight smile as she stepped out of the church despite numerous calls for her resignation. Labour performed at the same level as Gordon Brown in 2010 in terms of the number of seats won. "We will continue to take the fight to the Tories and I will be out campaigning around the country in Conservative marginals in those extra seats we need to gain to deliver the government for the many that nearly 13 ...


UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

After House Speaker John Bercow was re-elected without challenge, a chastened May quipped: "At least someone got a landslide". A failure to gain support from the party would risk the Queen's Speech being voted down next week, and Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour will be pushing hard for that outcome.



AG Sessions: "This is a Secret Innuendo Being Leaked Out There"

Though I do recall several conversations I had during that pre-speech reception, I do not have any recollection of meeting or talking to the Russian ambassador or any other Russian officials. Did Sessions warn Trump about his discussions with Comey? The memo reportedly recommended Comey's dismissal for having mishandled the Department of Justice investigation into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails, according to VICE.